Articles | Volume 21, issue 15
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 11723–11740, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-11723-2021
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 11723–11740, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-11723-2021
Research article
06 Aug 2021
Research article | 06 Aug 2021

Aitken mode particles as CCN in aerosol- and updraft-sensitive regimes of cloud droplet formation

Mira L. Pöhlker et al.

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Clouds cool our atmosphere. The role of small aerosol particles in affecting them represents one of the largest uncertainties in current estimates of climate change. Traditionally it is assumed that cloud droplets only form particles of diameters ~ 100 nm (accumulation mode). Previous studies suggest that this can also occur in smaller particles (Aitken mode). Our study provides a general framework to estimate under which aerosol and cloud conditions Aitken mode particles affect clouds.
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