Articles | Volume 16, issue 17
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 11177–11206, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-11177-2016
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 11177–11206, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-11177-2016
Research article
09 Sep 2016
Research article | 09 Sep 2016

Ice nucleation efficiency of natural dust samples in the immersion mode

Lukas Kaufmann et al.

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We investigated dust samples from dust source regions all over the globe with respect to their ice nucleation activity and their mineralogical composition. Stones of reference minerals were milled and investigated the same way as the natural dust samples. We found that the mineralogical composition is a major determinant of ice nucleation ability. Natural samples consist of mixtures of minerals with remarkably similar ice nucleation ability.
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