Articles | Volume 21, issue 17
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 12989–13010, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-12989-2021
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 12989–13010, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-12989-2021

Research article 02 Sep 2021

Research article | 02 Sep 2021

Optical properties of coated black carbon aggregates: numerical simulations, radiative forcing estimates, and size-resolved parameterization scheme

Baseerat Romshoo et al.

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Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • RC1: 'Comment on acp-2020-1290', Anonymous Referee #1, 14 Feb 2021
    • AC1: 'Reply on RC1', baseerat romshoo, 19 May 2021
  • RC2: 'Comment on acp-2020-1290', Anonymous Referee #2, 08 Apr 2021
    • AC2: 'Reply on RC2', baseerat romshoo, 19 May 2021

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
AR by baseerat romshoo on behalf of the Authors (25 Jun 2021)  Author's response    Author's tracked changes    Manuscript
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (06 Jul 2021) by Stefania Gilardoni
RR by Anonymous Referee #1 (20 Jul 2021)
ED: Publish as is (20 Jul 2021) by Stefania Gilardoni
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Short summary
Modifications in the optical properties of black carbon (BC) due to ageing are presented and quantified in this study using a state-of-the-art description scheme of BC fractal aggregates. It is shown that the relative change in BC radiative forcing can be larger than 50 % as a function of changing fractal dimension and organic content. A comprehensive parameterization scheme for coated BC optical properties is developed with applications for modelling, ambient, and laboratory-based BC studies.
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