Articles | Volume 21, issue 4
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 2363–2381, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-2363-2021
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 2363–2381, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-2363-2021

Research article 18 Feb 2021

Research article | 18 Feb 2021

Impacts of cloud microphysics parameterizations on simulated aerosol–cloud interactions for deep convective clouds over Houston

Yuwei Zhang et al.

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Impacts of anthropogenic aerosols on deep convective clouds (DCCs) and precipitation are examined using both the Morrison bulk and spectral bin microphysics (SBM) schemes. With the SBM scheme, anthropogenic aerosols notably invigorate convective intensity and precipitation, causing better agreement between the simulated DCCs and observations; this effect is absent with the Morrison scheme, mainly due to limitations of the saturation adjustment approach for droplet condensation and evaporation.
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