Articles | Volume 20, issue 22
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 13735–13751, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-13735-2020
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 13735–13751, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-13735-2020

Research article 16 Nov 2020

Research article | 16 Nov 2020

The evolution of cloud and aerosol microphysics at the summit of Mt. Tai, China

Jiarong Li et al.

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Based on a field study at Mt. Tai, China, the simultaneous variations of cloud microphysics, aerosol microphysics and their potential interactions during cloud life cycles were discussed. Results demonstrated that clouds on clean days were more susceptible to the concentrations of particle number, while clouds formed on polluted days might be more sensitive to meteorological parameters. Particles larger than 150 nm played important roles in forming cloud droplets with sizes of 5–10 μm.
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