Articles | Volume 16, issue 6
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 3665–3682, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-3665-2016

Special issue: NETCARE (Network on Aerosols and Climate: Addressing Key Uncertainties...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 3665–3682, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-3665-2016

Research article 21 Mar 2016

Research article | 21 Mar 2016

Processes controlling the annual cycle of Arctic aerosol number and size distributions

Betty Croft et al.

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Measurements at high-Arctic sites show a strong annual cycle in atmospheric particle number and size. Previous studies identified poor scientific understanding related to global model representation of Arctic particle number and size, limiting ability to simulate this environment. Here we evaluate state-of-science ability to simulate Arctic particles using GEOS-Chem-TOMAS model, documenting key roles and interconnections of particle formation, cloud-related processes and remaining uncertainties.
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