Articles | Volume 21, issue 7
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 5513–5532, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-5513-2021

Special issue: New observations and related modelling studies of the aerosol–cloud–climate...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 5513–5532, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-5513-2021
Research article
09 Apr 2021
Research article | 09 Apr 2021

Joint cloud water path and rainwater path retrievals from airborne ORACLES observations

Andrew M. Dzambo et al.

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This work highlights a new algorithm using data collected from the 2016–2018 NASA ORACLES field campaign. This algorithm synthesizes cloud and rain measurements to attain estimates of cloud and precipitation properties over the southeast Atlantic Ocean. Estimates produced by this algorithm compare well against in situ estimates. Increased rain fractions and rain rates are found in regions of atmospheric instability. This dataset can be used to explore aerosol–cloud–precipitation interactions.
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