Articles | Volume 16, issue 16
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 10651–10669, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-10651-2016
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 10651–10669, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-10651-2016

Research article 26 Aug 2016

Research article | 26 Aug 2016

Evaluating secondary inorganic aerosols in three dimensions

Keren Mezuman et al.

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We test new parameterizations for secondary inorganic aerosols in GISS ModelE. To evaluate the model performance, we use measurements of these aerosols and gaseous precursors from surface and aircraft measurements over the USA and Europe. We show that considering the size distribution of these particles, as well as a variety of formation pathways, is important. Overall, our model underestimates the aerosol mass compared to measurements, while gaseous precursors are overestimated.
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