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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 1763–1783, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-1763-2018
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 1763–1783, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-1763-2018

Research article 07 Feb 2018

Research article | 07 Feb 2018

Estimating precipitation susceptibility in warm marine clouds using multi-sensor aerosol and cloud products from A-Train satellites

Heming Bai et al.

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Precipitation susceptibility to aerosol perturbation plays a key role in understanding aerosol–cloud interactions and for constraining aerosol indirect effects. Here, multisensor aerosol and cloud products from A-Train satellites are analyzed to estimate precipitation susceptibility. Compared to precipitation intensity susceptibility, precipitation frequency susceptibility demonstrates relatively robust features across different retrieval products.
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