Articles | Volume 21, issue 14
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 11225–11241, 2021
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 11225–11241, 2021
Research article
27 Jul 2021
Research article | 27 Jul 2021

Comprehensive quantification of height dependence of entrainment mixing between stratiform cloud top and environment

Sinan Gao et al.

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Only a few studies have been focused on the vertical variation of entrainment mixing with low resolutions which are crucial to cloud-related processes. A sawtooth pattern allows for an examination of mixing with high vertical resolution. A new measure is introduced to estimate entrainment mixing to overcome difficulties in existing measures, where vertical profile indicates that entrainment mixing becomes more homogeneous with decreasing altitudes, consistent with the dynamical measures.
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