Articles | Volume 19, issue 24
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 15545–15567, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-15545-2019
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 15545–15567, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-15545-2019
Research article
19 Dec 2019
Research article | 19 Dec 2019

Impact of isolated atmospheric aging processes on the cloud condensation nuclei activation of soot particles

Franz Friebel et al.

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We investigated the change in cloud droplet activity of size-selected soot particles after being exposed to atmospheric levels of ozone over the course of 12 h. For this, we operated a 3 m3 aerosol chamber in continuous-flow mode. The results were fed into a climate model (ECHAM-HAM). We found that the oxidation of soot particles with ozone is a significant source of cloud condensation nuclei in the atmosphere.
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