Articles | Volume 22, issue 1
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 22, 65–91, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-22-65-2022
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 22, 65–91, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-22-65-2022

Research article 03 Jan 2022

Research article | 03 Jan 2022

New investigations on homogeneous ice nucleation: the effects of water activity and water saturation formulations

Manuel Baumgartner et al.

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Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • RC1: 'Comment on acp-2021-320', Anonymous Referee #1, 17 Jul 2021
    • RC2: 'Reply on RC1', Anonymous Referee #1, 17 Jul 2021
      • AC1: 'Response to Reviewer Comments', Manuel Baumgartner, 11 Oct 2021
    • AC1: 'Response to Reviewer Comments', Manuel Baumgartner, 11 Oct 2021
  • RC3: 'Comment on acp-2021-320', Anonymous Referee #2, 26 Jul 2021
  • AC1: 'Response to Reviewer Comments', Manuel Baumgartner, 11 Oct 2021

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
AR by Manuel Baumgartner on behalf of the Authors (11 Oct 2021)  Author's response    Author's tracked changes    Manuscript
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (02 Nov 2021) by Susannah Burrows
RR by Anonymous Referee #1 (13 Nov 2021)
RR by Anonymous Referee #2 (14 Nov 2021)
ED: Publish as is (24 Nov 2021) by Susannah Burrows
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Short summary
An important mechanism for the appearance of ice particles in the upper troposphere at low temperatures is homogeneous nucleation. This process is commonly described by the Koop line, predicting the humidity at freezing. However, laboratory measurements suggest that the freezing humidities are above the Koop line, motivating the present study to investigate the influence of different physical parameterizations on the homogeneous freezing with the help of a detailed numerical model.
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