Articles | Volume 15, issue 1
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 537–561, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-537-2015
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 537–561, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-537-2015

Research article 15 Jan 2015

Research article | 15 Jan 2015

Modeling dust as component minerals in the Community Atmosphere Model: development of framework and impact on radiative forcing

R. A. Scanza et al.

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The main purpose of this study was to build a framework in the Community Atmosphere Models version 4 and 5 within the Community Earth System Model to simulate dust aerosols as their component minerals. With this framework, we investigate the direct radiative forcing that results from the mineral speciation. We find that adding mineralogy results in a small positive forcing at the top of the atmosphere, while simulations without mineralogy have a small negative forcing.
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