Articles | Volume 23, issue 13
Research article
12 Jul 2023
Research article |  | 12 Jul 2023

Investigating the vertical extent and short-wave radiative effects of the ice phase in Arctic summertime low-level clouds

Emma Järvinen, Franziska Nehlert, Guanglang Xu, Fritz Waitz, Guillaume Mioche, Regis Dupuy, Olivier Jourdan, and Martin Schnaiter


Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • RC1: 'Comment on acp-2022-855', Anonymous Referee #1, 26 Feb 2023
  • RC2: 'Comment on acp-2022-855', Anonymous Referee #2, 28 Feb 2023

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision | EF: Editorial file upload
AR by Emma Järvinen on behalf of the Authors (05 May 2023)  Author's response   Author's tracked changes   Manuscript 
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (09 May 2023) by Daniel Knopf
RR by Anonymous Referee #1 (14 May 2023)
RR by Anonymous Referee #2 (15 May 2023)
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (25 May 2023) by Daniel Knopf
AR by Emma Järvinen on behalf of the Authors (30 May 2023)  Manuscript 
Short summary
The Arctic is warming faster than other regions. Arctic low-level mixed-phase clouds, where ice crystals and liquid droplets co-exist, are thought to have an important role in Arctic warming. Here we show airborne measurements of vertical distribution of liquid and ice particles and their relative abundance. Ice particles are found in relative warm clouds, which can be explained by multiplication of existing ice crystals. However, the role of ice particles in redistributing sun light is minimal.
Final-revised paper