Articles | Volume 19, issue 10
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 6771–6808, 2019
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 6771–6808, 2019

Research article 21 May 2019

Research article | 21 May 2019

Antarctic clouds, supercooled liquid water and mixed phase, investigated with DARDAR: geographical and seasonal variations

Constantino Listowski et al.

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Using satellite cloud products we investigate the supercooled liquid-water (SLW) distribution Antarctic-wide for the first time. We demonstrate differences between the monthly evolution of the marine low-level mixed-phase clouds and that of the marine low-level pure SLW clouds. In addition to the temperature and sea ice fraction as factors explaining the low-level liquid-cloud seasonal cycle, ice nuclei emissions from open water may also be driving the mixed-phase cloud monthly evolution.
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