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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 2273–2284, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-2273-2016
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 2273–2284, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-2273-2016
Research article
26 Feb 2016
Research article | 26 Feb 2016

Observations of fluorescent aerosol–cloud interactions in the free troposphere at the High-Altitude Research Station Jungfraujoch

I. Crawford et al.

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In this manuscript we discuss observations of fluorescent aerosol and their interactions with cloud at a high-alpine site in the wintertime under background conditions. We find the majority of the fluorescent aerosol to be consistent in nature to mineral dust and no apparent trend was observed between the fluorescent aerosol fraction and meteorological or cloud microphysical parameters, suggesting that particle fluorescence does not impact cloud evolution or formation at the site.
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