Articles | Volume 11, issue 12
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 5569–5590, 2011
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-11-5569-2011

Special issue: SCOUT-O3 Tropics

Special issue: AMMA Tropospheric Chemistry and Aerosols

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 5569–5590, 2011
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-11-5569-2011

Research article 16 Jun 2011

Research article | 16 Jun 2011

In situ measurements of tropical cloud properties in the West African Monsoon: upper tropospheric ice clouds, Mesoscale Convective System outflow, and subvisual cirrus

W. Frey et al.

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