Articles | Volume 17, issue 2
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 1017–1035, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-1017-2017
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 1017–1035, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-1017-2017

Research article 23 Jan 2017

Research article | 23 Jan 2017

Effects of cloud condensation nuclei and ice nucleating particles on precipitation processes and supercooled liquid in mixed-phase orographic clouds

Jiwen Fan et al.

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How orographic mixed-phase clouds respond to changes in cloud condensation nuclei (CCN) and ice nucleating particles (INPs) is highly uncertain. We conducted this study to improve understanding of these processes. We found a new mechanism through which CCN can invigorate orographic mixed-phase clouds and drastically intensify snow precipitation when CCN concentrations are high. Our findings have very important implications for orographic precipitation in polluted regions.
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