Articles | Volume 13, issue 17
Research article
09 Sep 2013
Research article |  | 09 Sep 2013

Formulation and test of an ice aggregation scheme for two-moment bulk microphysics schemes

E. Kienast-Sjögren, P. Spichtinger, and K. Gierens

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