Aerosol pollution in the Arctic


The Arctic has inversions just like Utah, and they could be making climate change worse Salt Lake Tribune, February 4, 2018

Arctic clouds highly sensitive to air pollution, January 3, 2018

Aerosol Assault on the Arctic International Innovation: see

Global Warming Silver Lining? Arctic Could Get Cleaner National Geographic News

Arctic air may become cleaner as temperatures rise American Geophysical Union

After the Ice by Alun Anderson

Arctic study raises warming questions Deseret News

Dirty Arctic Air Is Nothing New ScienceNOW Daily News

A hard look at aerosols Christian Science Monitor

Air pollution warming up Arctic Deseret News


Garrett, T. J., S. Brattström, S. Sharma, D. E. J. Worthy, and P. Novelli, 2011: The role of scavenging in the seasonal transport of black carbon and sulfate to the Arctic, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L16805, doi:10.1029/2011GL048221.

Garrett, T. J. and L. Verzella, 2008: An evolving history of Arctic aerosols. Bull. Amer. Meteorol. Soc., 89, 299–302 PDF 

Garrett, T. J. and C. Zhao, 2006: Increased Arctic cloud longwave emissivity associated with pollution from mid-latitudes. Nature, 440, 10.1038/nature04636, 787-789 HTML PDF