Articles | Volume 19, issue 10
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 6931–6947, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-6931-2019

Special issue: Holistic Analysis of Aerosol in Littoral Environments - A...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 6931–6947, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-6931-2019

Research article 23 May 2019

Research article | 23 May 2019

Classification of aerosol population type and cloud condensation nuclei properties in a coastal California littoral environment using an unsupervised cluster model

Samuel A. Atwood et al.

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This paper presents measurements of aerosol particles at a coastal location. The particles were classified into distinct aerosol types using both microphysical measurements and meteorological information, allowing rapid changes between the aerosol types to be reliably identified. These particles can alter cloud and precipitation processes, and inclusion of the differences between types can improve atmospheric models and remote sensing retrievals in littoral zones.
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