Articles | Volume 18, issue 20
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 14949–14964, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-14949-2018
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 14949–14964, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-14949-2018
Research article
18 Oct 2018
Research article | 18 Oct 2018

A satellite-based estimate of combustion aerosol cloud microphysical effects over the Arctic Ocean

Lauren M. Zamora et al.

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We use satellite data and model output to estimate how airborne particles (aerosols) affect cloud ice particles and droplets over the Arctic Ocean. Aerosols from sources like smoke and pollution can change cloud cover, precipitation frequency, and the portion of liquid- vs. ice-containing clouds, which in turn can impact the surface energy budget. By improving our understanding these aerosol–cloud interactions, this work can help climate predictions for the rapidly changing Arctic.
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