Articles | Volume 9, issue 16
31 Aug 2009
 | 31 Aug 2009

Factors controlling contrail cirrus optical depth

B. Kärcher, U. Burkhardt, S. Unterstrasser, and P. Minnis

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Subject: Clouds and Precipitation | Research Activity: Atmospheric Modelling | Altitude Range: Troposphere | Science Focus: Physics (physical properties and processes)
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