Articles | Volume 21, issue 10
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 8233–8253, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-8233-2021

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

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 8233–8253, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-8233-2021
Research article
28 May 2021
Research article | 28 May 2021

Aerosol above-cloud direct radiative effect and properties in the Namibian region during the AErosol, RadiatiOn, and CLOuds in southern Africa (AEROCLO-sA) field campaign – Multi-Viewing, Multi-Channel, Multi-Polarization (3MI) airborne simulator and sun photometer measurements

Aurélien Chauvigné et al.

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This work presents aerosol above-cloud properties close to the Namibian coast from a combination of airborne passive remote sensing. The complete analysis of aerosol and cloud optical properties and their microphysical and radiative properties allows us to better identify the impacts of biomass burning emissions. This work also gives a complete overview of the key parameters for constraining climate models in case aerosol and cloud coexist in the troposphere.
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