Articles | Volume 15, issue 22
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 12953–12969, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-12953-2015
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 12953–12969, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-12953-2015
Research article
24 Nov 2015
Research article | 24 Nov 2015

The origins of ice crystals measured in mixed-phase clouds at the high-alpine site Jungfraujoch

G. Lloyd et al.

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The paper explores the microphysical structure of clouds at the high-alpine measurement site Jungfraujoch, Switzerland. High concentrations of ice crystals were measured by a range of instruments. The presence of these high concentrations could not be explained through conventional understanding of ice formation processes in clouds and the possibility that the surface provides a significant source of ice crystals is investigated.
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