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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 4059–4084, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-4059-2020

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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 4059–4084, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-4059-2020
Research article
06 Apr 2020
Research article | 06 Apr 2020

Open cells exhibit weaker entrainment of free-tropospheric biomass burning aerosol into the south-east Atlantic boundary layer

Steven J. Abel et al.

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In situ measurements of a free-tropospheric (FT) biomass burning aerosol plume in contact with the boundary layer inversion overriding a pocket of open cells (POC) and surrounding stratiform cloud are presented. The data highlight the contrasting thermodynamic, aerosol and cloud properties in the two cloud regimes and further demonstrate that the cloud regime plays a key role in regulating the flow of FT aerosols into the boundary layer, which has implications for the aerosol indirect effect.
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