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https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-16143-2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-16143-2021
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02 Nov 2021
Research article |  | 02 Nov 2021

Impact of hygroscopic seeding on the initiation of precipitation formation: results of a hybrid bin microphysics parcel model

Istvan Geresdi, Lulin Xue, Sisi Chen, Youssef Wehbe, Roelof Bruintjes, Jared A. Lee, Roy M. Rasmussen, Wojciech W. Grabowski, Noemi Sarkadi, and Sarah A. Tessendorf

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By releasing soluble aerosols into the convective clouds, cloud seeding potentially enhances rainfall. The seeding impacts are hard to quantify with observations only. Numerical models that represent the detailed physics of aerosols, cloud and rain formation are used to investigate the seeding impacts on rain enhancement under different natural aerosol backgrounds and using different seeding materials. Our results indicate that seeding may enhance rainfall under certain conditions.
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