Articles | Volume 18, issue 15
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 11345–11361, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-11345-2018

Special issue: NETCARE (Network on Aerosols and Climate: Addressing Key Uncertainties...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 11345–11361, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-11345-2018

Research article 14 Aug 2018

Research article | 14 Aug 2018

Size-resolved mixing state of black carbon in the Canadian high Arctic and implications for simulated direct radiative effect

John K. Kodros et al.

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The mixing state of black carbon is one of the key uncertainties limiting the ability of models to estimate the direct radiative effect. In this work, we present aircraft measurements from the Canadian Arctic of coating thickness as a function of black carbon core diameter and black-carbon-containing particle number fractions. We use these measurements to inform estimates of the direct radiative effect in Arctic aerosol simulations.
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