Articles | Volume 19, issue 9
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 6459–6479, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-6459-2019
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 6459–6479, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-6459-2019

Research article 16 May 2019

Research article | 16 May 2019

Ice injected into the tropopause by deep convection – Part 1: In the austral convective tropics

Iris-Amata Dion et al.

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Water vapour and ice cirrus clouds near the tropical tropopause layer (TTL) have a strong radiative impact on climate. Based on space-borne observations, we have developed a model linking ice in the upper troposphere from the Microwave Limb Sounder (MLS) to precipitation in the troposphere from the Tropical Rainfall Measurement Mission (TRMM). Our study quantifies the amount of ice injected into the TTL by deep convection over tropical lands and oceans by investigating the diurnal cycle of ice.
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