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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 5157–5173, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-5157-2020

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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 5157–5173, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-5157-2020
Research article
30 Apr 2020
Research article | 30 Apr 2020

The influence of water vapor anomalies on clouds and their radiative effect at Ny-Ålesund

Tatiana Nomokonova et al.

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This paper presents an influence of water vapor anomalies on cloud properties and their radiative effect at Ny-Ålesund. The study is based on a 2.5-year active and passive cloud observation and a radiative transfer model. The results show that moist and dry conditions are related to strong changes in cloud occurrence, phase partitioning, water path, and, consequently, modulate the surface radiative budget.
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