Articles | Volume 21, issue 5
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 3427–3446, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-3427-2021
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 3427–3446, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-3427-2021

Measurement report 05 Mar 2021

Measurement report | 05 Mar 2021

Measurement report: Cloud processes and the transport of biological emissions affect southern ocean particle and cloud condensation nuclei concentrations

Kevin J. Sanchez et al.

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Measurements of particles and their properties were made from aircraft over the Southern Ocean. Aerosol transported from the Antarctic coast is shown to greatly enhance particle concentrations over the Southern Ocean. The occurrence of precipitation was shown to be associated with the lowest particle concentrations over the Southern Ocean. These particles are important due to their ability to enhance cloud droplet concentrations, resulting in more sunlight being reflected by the clouds.
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