Articles | Volume 20, issue 23
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 14983–15002, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-14983-2020
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 14983–15002, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-14983-2020

Research article 04 Dec 2020

Research article | 04 Dec 2020

Properties of Arctic liquid and mixed-phase clouds from shipborne Cloudnet observations during ACSE 2014

Peggy Achtert et al.

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We present observations of precipitating and non-precipitating Arctic liquid and mixed-phase clouds during a research cruise along the Russian shelf in summer and autumn of 2014. Active remote-sensing observations, radiosondes, and auxiliary measurements are combined in the synergistic Cloudnet retrieval. Cloud properties are analysed with respect to cloud-top temperature and boundary layer structure. About 8 % of all liquid clouds show a liquid water path below the infrared black body limit.
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