Articles | Volume 21, issue 6
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 4487–4502, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-4487-2021
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 4487–4502, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-4487-2021

Research article 23 Mar 2021

Research article | 23 Mar 2021

Aerosol impacts on warm-cloud microphysics and drizzle in a moderately polluted environment

Ying-Chieh Chen et al.

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In this study, we integrate satellite and surface observations to statistically quantify aerosol impacts on low-level warm-cloud microphysics and drizzle over northern Taiwan. Our result provides observational evidence for aerosol indirect effects. The frequency of drizzle is reduced under polluted conditions. For light-precipitation events (≤ 1 mm h-1), however, higher aerosol concentrations drive raindrops toward smaller sizes and thus increase the appearance of the drizzle drops.
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