Articles | Volume 21, issue 7
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-5685-2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-5685-2021
Research article
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15 Apr 2021
Research article |  | 15 Apr 2021

Impacts of secondary ice production on Arctic mixed-phase clouds based on ARM observations and CAM6 single-column model simulations

Xi Zhao, Xiaohong Liu, Vaughan T. J. Phillips, and Sachin Patade

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Arctic mixed-phase clouds significantly influence the energy budget of the Arctic. We show that a climate model considering secondary ice production (SIP) can explain the observed cloud ice number concentrations, vertical distribution pattern, and probability density distribution of ice crystal number concentrations. The mixed-phase cloud occurrence and phase partitioning are also improved.
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