Articles | Volume 17, issue 2
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 1241–1257, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-1241-2017
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 1241–1257, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-1241-2017

Research article 27 Jan 2017

Research article | 27 Jan 2017

Growth of ice particle mass and projected area during riming

Ehsan Erfani and David L. Mitchell

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Rimed particle projected area- and mass-dimension expressions are developed and validated. A convenient means of relating the unrimed and rimed m – D and A – D expressions was developed. Equations are provided to calculate collision efficiency for use in models.
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