Articles | Volume 12, issue 11
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-5913-2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-5913-2019
Research article
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11 Nov 2019
Research article |  | 11 Nov 2019

Multiple-scattering correction factor of quartz filters and the effect of filtering particles mixed in water: implications for analyses of light absorption in snow samples

Jonas Svensson, Johan Ström, and Aki Virkkula

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Collection of particles onto filters can be a valuable tool in several research disciplines. Here we experiment with quartz filters and their response to soot particles in an airborne and liquid state in order to better understand the sampling procedure. Soot particles in a liquid phase showed absorption of light nearly double that of airborne sampled particles.