Articles | Volume 11, issue 9
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 4577–4586, 2011
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-11-4577-2011
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 4577–4586, 2011
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-11-4577-2011

Research article 13 May 2011

Research article | 13 May 2011

Anthropogenic aerosols may have increased upper tropospheric humidity in the 20th century

M. Bister and M. Kulmala

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Subject: Clouds and Precipitation | Research Activity: Atmospheric Modelling | Altitude Range: Troposphere | Science Focus: Physics (physical properties and processes)
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