Articles | Volume 19, issue 10
Biogeosciences, 19, 2653–2669, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-2653-2022
Biogeosciences, 19, 2653–2669, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-2653-2022
Research article
30 May 2022
Research article | 30 May 2022

Mass concentration measurements of autumn bioaerosol using low-cost sensors in a mature temperate woodland free-air carbon dioxide enrichment (FACE) experiment: investigating the role of meteorology and carbon dioxide levels

Aileen B. Baird et al.

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Forest environments contain a wide variety of airborne biological particles (bioaerosols) important for plant and animal health and biosphere–atmosphere interactions. Using low-cost sensors and a free-air carbon dioxide enrichment (FACE) experiment, we monitor the impact of enhanced CO2 on airborne particles. No effect of the enhanced CO2 treatment on total particle concentrations was observed, but a potential suppression of high concentration bioaerosol events was detected under enhanced CO2.
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