Articles | Volume 24, issue 2
Research article
23 Jan 2024
Research article |  | 23 Jan 2024

Water isotopic characterisation of the cloud–circulation coupling in the North Atlantic trades – Part 2: The imprint of the atmospheric circulation at different scales

Leonie Villiger and Franziska Aemisegger


Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • RC1: 'Comment on egusphere-2023-450', Anonymous Referee #1, 17 Apr 2023
  • RC2: 'Comment on egusphere-2023-450', Ann Kristin Naumann, 28 Apr 2023
  • AC1: 'Comment on egusphere-2023-450', Leonie Villiger, 20 Sep 2023

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision | EF: Editorial file upload
AR by Leonie Villiger on behalf of the Authors (31 Oct 2023)  Author's response   Author's tracked changes   Manuscript 
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (10 Nov 2023) by Johannes Quaas
RR by Anonymous Referee #1 (27 Nov 2023)
RR by Ann Kristin Naumann (27 Nov 2023)
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (27 Nov 2023) by Johannes Quaas
AR by Leonie Villiger on behalf of the Authors (28 Nov 2023)  Manuscript 
Short summary
Three numerical simulations performed with an isotope-enabled weather forecast model are used to investigate the cloud–circulation coupling between shallow trade-wind cumulus clouds and atmospheric circulations on different scales. It is shown that stable water isotopes near cloud base in the tropics reflect (1) the diel cycle of the atmospheric circulation, which drives the formation and dissipation of clouds, and (2) changes in the large-scale circulation over the North Atlantic.
Final-revised paper