Articles | Volume 22, issue 12
Research article
28 Jun 2022
Research article |  | 28 Jun 2022

Seasonal updraft speeds change cloud droplet number concentrations in low-level clouds over the western North Atlantic

Simon Kirschler, Christiane Voigt, Bruce Anderson, Ramon Campos Braga, Gao Chen, Andrea F. Corral, Ewan Crosbie, Hossein Dadashazar, Richard A. Ferrare, Valerian Hahn, Johannes Hendricks, Stefan Kaufmann, Richard Moore, Mira L. Pöhlker, Claire Robinson, Amy J. Scarino, Dominik Schollmayer, Michael A. Shook, K. Lee Thornhill, Edward Winstead, Luke D. Ziemba, and Armin Sorooshian


Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • RC1: 'Comment on acp-2022-171', Anonymous Referee #1, 11 Apr 2022
  • CC1: 'Publisher's comment on acp-2022-171', Copernicus Publications, 29 Apr 2022
  • RC2: 'Comment on acp-2022-171', Anonymous Referee #2, 10 May 2022

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
AR by Simon Kirschler on behalf of the Authors (30 May 2022)  Author's response    Author's tracked changes    Manuscript
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (01 Jun 2022) by Veli-Matti Kerminen
RR by Anonymous Referee #2 (02 Jun 2022)
ED: Publish as is (02 Jun 2022) by Veli-Matti Kerminen
Short summary
In this study we show that the vertical velocity dominantly impacts the cloud droplet number concentration (NC) of low-level clouds over the western North Atlantic in the winter and summer season, while the cloud condensation nuclei concentration, aerosol size distribution and chemical composition impact NC within a season. The observational data presented in this study can evaluate and improve the representation of aerosol–cloud interactions for a wide range of conditions.
Final-revised paper