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Aerosol particles consisting predominantly of organic compounds, mainly C,
H, O, and lesser amounts of other elements: may be biogenic or
anthropogenic; primary or secondary; some organic compounds in aerosols
may exhibit substantial light absorption.
Charlson, R.J. and J. Heintzenberg, eds. 1994. Aerosol Forcing of Climate,
Report of the Dahlem Workshop on Aerosol Forcing of Climate, Berlin, April
24-29, 1994, John Wiley & Sons, New York.