Articles | Volume 21, issue 19
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 14591–14630, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-14591-2021
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 14591–14630, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-14591-2021

Research article 04 Oct 2021

Research article | 04 Oct 2021

Aerosol properties and aerosol–radiation interactions in clear-sky conditions over Germany

Jonas Witthuhn 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-2021-517', Anonymous Referee #1, 30 Jul 2021
    • AC1: 'Reply on RC1', Jonas Witthuhn, 10 Aug 2021
  • RC2: 'Comment on acp-2021-517', Anonymous Referee #2, 09 Aug 2021
    • AC2: 'Reply on RC2', Jonas Witthuhn, 31 Aug 2021

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
AR by Jonas Witthuhn on behalf of the Authors (31 Aug 2021)  Author's response    Author's tracked changes    Manuscript
ED: Publish as is (13 Sep 2021) by Stelios Kazadzis
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Short summary
Knowledge of aerosol–radiation interactions is important for understanding the climate system and for the renewable energy sector. Here, two complementary approaches are used to assess the consistency of the underlying aerosol properties and the resulting radiative effect in clear-sky conditions over Germany in 2015. An approach based on clear-sky models and broadband irradiance observations is contrasted to the use of explicit radiative transfer simulations using CAMS reanalysis data.
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