Research article 13 Jan 2017
Research article | 13 Jan 2017
Atmospheric moisture supersaturation in the near-surface atmosphere at Dome C, Antarctic Plateau
Christophe Genthon et al.
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lucky droplet) is a mixture of Gaussian and Gumbel distributions. The results obtained may help advance the understanding of precipitation formation and are a novel application of the theory of critical phenomena in cloud physics.
subsiding shell) is found directly outside the cloud borders for the mean vertical wind distribution. The
subsiding shellresults from the distribution of the highly variable updraughts and downdraughts in the near vicinity of the cloud.
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