Articles | Volume 18, issue 18
Research article
19 Sep 2018
Research article |  | 19 Sep 2018

Aerosol-induced changes in the vertical structure of precipitation: a perspective of TRMM precipitation radar

Jianping Guo, Huan Liu, Zhanqing Li, Daniel Rosenfeld, Mengjiao Jiang, Weixin Xu, Jonathan H. Jiang, Jing He, Dandan Chen, Min Min, and Panmao Zhai


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ED: Publish as is (29 Aug 2018) by Jianping Huang
Short summary
Objective analysis has been used to discriminate between the local- and synoptic-scale precipitations based on wind and pressure fields at 500 hPa. Aerosol is found to be linked with changes in the vertical structure of precipitation, depending on precipitation regimes. There has been some success in separating aerosol and meteorological influences on precipitation.
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