Vol. 35, issue 01, article # 2

Arshinov M. Yu., Belan B. D., Garmash O. V., Davydov D. K., Demakova A. A., Ezhova E. V., Kozlov A. V., Kulmala M., Lappalainen H., Petäjä T. Correlation between the concentrations of atmospheric ions and radon as judged from measurements at the Fonovaya Observatory. // Optika Atmosfery i Okeana. 2022. V. 35. No. 01. P. 12–18. DOI: 10.15372/AOO20220102.
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The correlation between the radon influx into the atmosphere and the formation of ions has been studied based on observations at the Fonovaya Observatory of Institute of Atmospheric Optics, Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences. This correlation is shown to be stable in the period from October to January. In the other months, the correlation is disturbed. However, if the events of nucleation and lightning discharges are removed from the data set, then the correlation is kept throughout the year.


atmosphere, air, ions, nanoparticles, neutral particles, nucleation, radon, interconnection


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