Articles | Volume 17, issue 6
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 4209–4227, 2017

Special issue: Aerosol-Cloud Coupling And Climate Interactions in the Arctic...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 4209–4227, 2017

Research article 29 Mar 2017

Research article | 29 Mar 2017

Microphysical sensitivity of coupled springtime Arctic stratocumulus to modelled primary ice over the ice pack, marginal ice, and ocean

Gillian Young et al.

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Arctic mixed-phase clouds are poorly represented in numerical models, due in part to an overpredicted ice phase. Here, we examine the sensitivity of cloud structure, evolution, and lifetime to modelled primary ice number concentrations over three different surfaces – sea ice, marginal ice, and ocean – to investigate the dependency on both the ice phase and dynamics induced from surface fluxes.
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