Broadband optical properties of biomass burning aerosol and identification of brown carbon chromophores

Nir Bluvshtein1, Peng Lin2, J. Michel Flores1, Lior Segey1, Eran Tas3, Graydon Snider4, Crystal Lynn May Weagle5, Steven S Brown6, Julia Laskin7, Alexander Laskin2 and Yinon Rudich8, (1)Weizmann Institute of Science, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Rehovot, Israel, (2)Pacific North West National Laboratory, EMSL, Richland, WA, United States, (3)Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Soil and Water Sciences, Rehovot, Israel, (4)McGill University, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Montreal, QC, Canada, (5)Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada, (6)CIRES, Boulder, CO, United States, (7)Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA, United States, (8)Weizmann Institute of Science, Department of Earth and Planetary Science, Rehovot, Israel