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Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 6177-6196, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-6177-2017
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Research article
19 May 2017
Spatial, temporal and source contribution assessments of black carbon over the northern interior of South Africa
Kgaugelo Euphinia Chiloane et al.
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RC1: 'Review of Chiloane et al acp-2016-934', Anonymous Referee #1, 13 Dec 2016 Printer-friendly Version Supplement 
AC1: 'Reply to Referee #1 and #2 - both in same document to enable cross referencing between comments of the two referees', Johan Paul Beukes, 07 Apr 2017 Printer-friendly Version Supplement 
 
RC2: 'Review of “Spatial, temporal and source contribution assessments of BC over the northern interior of South Africa” by K. Chiloane et al.', Anonymous Referee #2, 23 Dec 2016 Printer-friendly Version 
AC2: 'Reply to Referee #1 and #2 - both in same document to enable cross referencing between comments of the two referees', Johan Paul Beukes, 07 Apr 2017 Printer-friendly Version Supplement 
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AR by Anna Wenzel on behalf of the Authors (10 Apr 2017)  Author's response  Manuscript
ED: Reconsider after minor revisions (Editor review) (12 Apr 2017) by Andreas Petzold  
AR by Johan Paul Beukes on behalf of the Authors (17 Apr 2017)  Author's response  Manuscript
ED: Publish as is (18 Apr 2017) by Andreas Petzold  
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Short summary
This paper presents atmospheric black carbon (BC) data collected in South Africa (SA). In general, BC level were higher than in the developed world. At one site, five sources were identified, with household combustion as well as savannah and grassland fires the most significant sources during winter and spring, while coal-fired power stations, pyrometallurgical smelters and traffic contributed year round.
This paper presents atmospheric black carbon (BC) data collected in South Africa (SA). In...
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