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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 4523–4544, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-4523-2020
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 4523–4544, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-4523-2020

Research article 17 Apr 2020

Research article | 17 Apr 2020

Atmospheric energy budget response to idealized aerosol perturbation in tropical cloud systems

Guy Dagan et al.

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In order to better understand the physical processes behind aerosol effects on the atmospheric energy budget, we analyse numerical simulations of tropical cloud systems. Two sets of simulations, at different dates during the NARVAL 2 field campaign, are simulated with different dominant cloud modes. Our results demonstrate that under different environmental conditions, the response of the atmospheric energy budget to aerosol perturbation could be different.
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