RUSTED: Reducing Uncertainty in Soluble aerosol Trace Element Deposition (AMT/ACP/AR/BG inter-journal SI)(AMT/ACP/AR/BG inter-journal SI)
RUSTED: Reducing Uncertainty in Soluble aerosol Trace Element Deposition (AMT/ACP/AR/BG inter-journal SI)(AMT/ACP/AR/BG inter-journal SI)
Editor(s): Benjamin Murray (University of Leeds, UK), Mar Viana (Spanish National Research Council, Spain), Suzanne Fietz (Stellenbosch University, South Afrca), Douglas Hamilton (North Carolina State University, USA), Akinori Ito (Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Japan), Morgane Perron (Laboratoire des Sciences de l'Environnement Marin, France), and Mingjin Tang (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China) Special issue jointly organized between Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, Aerosol Research, and Biogeosciences

SCOR (Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research) Working Group 167 (Reducing Uncertainty in Soluble aerosol Trace Element Deposition, RUSTED), appointed in October 2022, brings together experts from the atmospheric chemistry, ocean biogeochemistry, and modelling communities. Aiming to reduce uncertainties in soluble aerosol trace element deposition, RUSTED will quantitatively assess different aerosol leaching schemes; formulate standard operating procedures (SOPs) for frequently used aerosol leaching schemes; and develop a user-friendly, open-access database of aerosol trace element data which includes advice on the use of the data in Earth system models.

In this special issue, we propose to curate cutting-edge studies which advance our knowledge of the deposition of soluble aerosol trace elements and their impacts on marine ecosystems.

Review process: This inter-journal special issue co-lists papers of different journals. Thereby, each paper was submitted to 1 particular journal and underwent the regular interactive peer-review process of that journal. Depending on the journal, the peer review was handled by regular members of the editorial board and/or by guest editors designated by the journal’s chief/executive editors.

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12 Jan 2024
Preface to the inter-journal special issue “RUSTED: Reducing Uncertainty in Soluble aerosol Trace Element Deposition”
Morgane M. G. Perron, Susanne Fietz, Douglas S. Hamilton, Akinori Ito, Rachel U. Shelley, and Mingjin Tang
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 17, 165–166,,, 2024
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18 Jun 2024
Representation of iron aerosol size distributions is critical in evaluating atmospheric soluble iron input to the ocean
Mingxu Liu, Hitoshi Matsui, Douglas Hamilton, Sagar Rathod, Kara Lamb, and Natalie Mahowald
EGUsphere,,, 2024
Preprint under review for ACP (discussion: open, 2 comments)
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04 Jun 2024
Daytime and nighttime aerosol soluble iron formation in clean and slightly polluted moist air in a coastal city in eastern China
Wenshuai Li, Yuxuan Qi, Yingchen Liu, Guanru Wu, Yanjing Zhang, Jinhui Shi, Wenjun Qu, Lifang Sheng, Wencai Wang, Daizhou Zhang, and Yang Zhou
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 24, 6495–6508,,, 2024
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24 May 2024
Aerosol trace element solubility determined using ultrapure water batch leaching: an intercomparison study of four different leaching protocols
Rui Li, Prema Piyusha Panda, Yizhu Chen, Zhenming Zhu, Fu Wang, Yujiao Zhu, He Meng, Yan Ren, Ashwini Kumar, and Mingjin Tang
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 17, 3147–3156,,, 2024
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22 Jan 2024
Source-resolved atmospheric metal emissions, concentrations, and their deposition fluxes into the East Asian Seas
Shenglan Jiang, Yan Zhang, Guangyuan Yu, Zimin Han, Junri Zhao, Tianle Zhang, and Mei Zheng
EGUsphere,,, 2024
Revised manuscript accepted for ACP (discussion: final response, 4 comments)
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