Articles | Volume 21, issue 7
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 5439–5461, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-5439-2021
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 5439–5461, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-5439-2021
Research article
08 Apr 2021
Research article | 08 Apr 2021

The temperature dependence of ice-nucleating particle concentrations affects the radiative properties of tropical convective cloud systems

Rachel E. Hawker et al.

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The impact of aerosols on clouds is a large source of uncertainty for future climate projections. Our results show that the radiative properties of a complex convective cloud field in the Saharan outflow region are sensitive to the temperature dependence of ice-nucleating particle concentrations. This means that differences in the aerosol source or composition, for the same aerosol size distribution, can cause differences in the outgoing radiation from regions dominated by tropical convection.
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