Articles | Volume 11, issue 4
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 2225–2237, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-2225-2018
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 2225–2237, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-2225-2018

Research article 18 Apr 2018

Research article | 18 Apr 2018

Aggregated particles caused by instrument artifact

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This paper investigates the possible sources of anomalous particulate matter collected at a high-elevation site during June to November 2014. Particles were collected on a sample filter that were > 2.5 µm in aerodynamic diameter, on a system that theoretically should not collect particulate matter that large. These samples indicated that either the observed particles had unique dimensions and behavior or that there was an issue with the particulate monitor inlet setup.