Articles | Volume 16, issue 14
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-9067-2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-9067-2016
Research article
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25 Jul 2016
Research article |  | 25 Jul 2016

Ice nucleating particles in the Saharan Air Layer

Yvonne Boose, Berko Sierau, M. Isabel García, Sergio Rodríguez, Andrés Alastuey, Claudia Linke, Martin Schnaiter, Piotr Kupiszewski, Zamin A. Kanji, and Ulrike Lohmann

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Mineral dust is known to be among the most prevalent ice-nucleating particles (INPs) in the atmosphere, playing a crucial role for ice cloud formation. We present 2 months of ground-based in situ measurements of INP concentrations in the free troposphere close to the largest global dust source, the Sahara. We find that some atmospheric processes such as mixing with biological particles and ammonium increase the dust INP ability. This is important when predicting INPs based on emissions.
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