Table S1.

Observation vs. model

Start yyyy-mm-ddSampling time, dObservationFLEXPART−ECLIPSE
TSP EC, ng C⋅m−3fbbFossil EC, ng⋅m−3Biofuels EC, ng⋅m−3Fire EC, ng⋅m−3Σ EC, ng⋅m−3fbb
2012-04-1666.967.7±5.50.4086.61.012.319.90.670
2012-06-2163.037.8±4.30.7315.10.644.850.50.899
2012-08-2462.019.8±3.10.6195.30.65.511.40.536
2012-10-2563.021.2±3.30.25317.11.00.218.20.061
2012-12-2717.973.5±6.40.19442.31.50.043.80.035
2013-02-0621.0302.1±16.20.08044.92.20.047.10.046
2013-02-2721.082.5±5.30.11938.90.80.039.80.021
2013-03-2021.085.8±5.50.1874.90.80.36.00.191
2013-04-1022.0103.2±6.50.14122.03.23.128.30.222
2013-05-0221.063.0±4.40.2397.40.93.011.30.340
2013-05-2363.040.8±3.30.362*****
2013-07-2584.08.0±1.50.6006.00.483.890.20.934
2013-10-1778.019.2±2.10.60525.92.50.328.70.097
2014-01-0220.141.0±3.10.35932.51.80.034.30.052
2014-01-2321.947.2±3.40.31367.31.30.068.60.019
2014-02-1421.043.0±3.20.30051.63.00.254.80.058
2014-03-0721.037.3±3.00.26358.35.24.668.10.144
ALL (analog to FLEXPART)46.70.30419.81.418.139.30.398
 stdev66.70.20021.21.322.623.80.316
2013-02-06 to 2014-02-1431055.40.21023.11.523.247.80.339
 stdev87.70.19720.80.927.726.60.291
2013-02-27 to 2014-03-0731037.40.29023.51.523.248.30.339
 stdev31.60.18021.61.027.727.00.290
2013-03-20 to 2014-03-2831034.40.31524.81.823.650.20.348
 stdev30.20.16623.61.527.528.50.283
2013-02-06 to 2014-02-1437353.30.227
 stdev83.80.187
2013-02-27 to 2014-03-0737337.90.302
 stdev30.10.170
2013-03-20 to 2014-03-2837335.40.323
 stdev28.60.156
  • TSP EC compared with FLEXPART data; stdev, standard deviation.

  • * No model calculations were available, i.e., observation data were excluded for the total and yearly averages.