Articles | Volume 17, issue 14
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 8651–8680, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-8651-2017
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 8651–8680, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-8651-2017

Research article 17 Jul 2017

Research article | 17 Jul 2017

A comparison of two chemistry and aerosol schemes on the regional scale and the resulting impact on radiative properties and liquid- and ice-phase aerosol–cloud interactions

Franziska Glassmeier et al.

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We compare two chemistry and aerosol schemes – one designed for air-quality, the other for climate applications. For distribution, composition and radiative properties, the choice of aerosol types and processes turns out to be more important than their implementation. For aerosol–cloud interactions, we find cloud processes, in particular ice formation, to be the main obstacle to our understanding.
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