Articles | Volume 21, issue 17
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-13099-2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-13099-2021
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03 Sep 2021
Research article |  | 03 Sep 2021

A new conceptual model for adiabatic fog

Felipe Toledo, Martial Haeffelin, Eivind Wærsted, and Jean-Charles Dupont

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The article presents a new conceptual model to describe the temporal evolution of continental fog layers, developed based on 7 years of fog measurements performed at the SIRTA observatory, France. This new paradigm relates the visibility reduction caused by fog to its vertical thickness and liquid water path and provides diagnostic variables that could substantially improve the reliability of fog dissipation nowcasting at a local scale, based on real-time profiling observation.
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