Articles | Volume 20, issue 16
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 10063–10072, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-10063-2020
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 10063–10072, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-10063-2020

ACP Letters 28 Aug 2020

ACP Letters | 28 Aug 2020

The value of remote marine aerosol measurements for constraining radiative forcing uncertainty

Leighton A. Regayre et al.

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The amount of energy reflected back into space because of man-made particles is highly uncertain. Processes related to naturally occurring particles cause most of the uncertainty, but these processes are poorly constrained by present-day measurements. We show that measurements over the Southern Ocean, far from pollution sources, efficiently reduce climate model uncertainties. Our results pave the way to designing experiments and measurement campaigns that reduce this uncertainty even further.
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