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https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-22-65-2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-22-65-2022
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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, Christian Rolf, Jens-Uwe Grooß, Julia Schneider, Tobias Schorr, Ottmar Möhler, Peter Spichtinger, and Martina Krämer

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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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