Articles | Volume 15, issue 11
Research article
05 Jun 2015
Research article |  | 05 Jun 2015

The importance of interstitial particle scavenging by cloud droplets in shaping the remote aerosol size distribution and global aerosol-climate effects

J. R. Pierce, B. Croft, J. K. Kodros, S. D. D'Andrea, and R. V. Martin


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AR by Jeffrey Pierce on behalf of the Authors (15 May 2015)
Short summary
In this paper we show that coagulation of cloud droplets with interstitial aerosol particles, a process often neglected in atmospheric aerosol models, has a significant impact on aerosol size distributions and radiative forcings.
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