Black carbon lofts wildfire smoke high into the stratosphere to form a persistent plume

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Science  09 Aug 2019:
Vol. 365, Issue 6453, pp. 587-590
DOI: 10.1126/science.aax1748

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vol. 365 no. 6453 587-590

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  • Received for publication February 27, 2019
  • Accepted for publication July 12, 2019
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  1. Pengfei Yu1,2,3,*,
  2. Owen B. Toon4,5,
  3. Charles G. Bardeen6,
  4. Yunqian Zhu5,
  5. Karen H. Rosenlof2,
  6. Robert W. Portmann2,
  7. Troy D. Thornberry1,2,
  8. Ru-Shan Gao2,
  9. Sean M. Davis2,
  10. Eric T. Wolf5,7,
  11. Joost de Gouw1,8,
  12. David A. Peterson9,
  13. Michael D. Fromm10,
  14. Alan Robock11
  1. 1Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA.
  2. 2Earth System Research Laboratory, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Boulder, CO, USA.
  3. 3Institute for Environment and Climate Research, Jinan University, Guangzhou, China.
  4. 4Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA.
  5. 5Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA.
  6. 6National Center for Atmospheric Research, Atmospheric Chemistry Division, Boulder, CO, USA.
  7. 7Virtual Planetary Laboratory, Seattle, WA 98195, USA.
  8. 8Department of Chemistry, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA.
  9. 9Naval Research Laboratory, Monterey, CA 93943, USA.
  10. 10Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC 20375, USA.
  11. 11Department of Environmental Sciences, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: pengfei.yu{at}


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