Articles | Volume 18, issue 18
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 13329–13343, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-13329-2018
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 13329–13343, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-13329-2018

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 et al.

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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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