Articles | Volume 20, issue 23
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-15037-2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-15037-2020
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04 Dec 2020
Research article |  | 04 Dec 2020

The potential role of organics in new particle formation and initial growth in the remote tropical upper troposphere

Agnieszka Kupc, Christina J. Williamson, Anna L. Hodshire, Jan Kazil, Eric Ray, T. Paul Bui, Maximilian Dollner, Karl D. Froyd, Kathryn McKain, Andrew Rollins, Gregory P. Schill, Alexander Thames, Bernadett B. Weinzierl, Jeffrey R. Pierce, and Charles A. Brock

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Tropical upper troposphere over the Atlantic and Pacific oceans is a major source region of new particles. These particles are associated with the outflow from deep convection. We investigate the processes that govern the formation of these particles and their initial growth and show that none of the formation schemes commonly used in global models are consistent with observations. Using newer schemes indicates that organic compounds are likely important as nucleating and initial growth agents.
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