TITLE

Cloud condensation nuclei spectral climatology

AUTHOR(S)
Hudson, James G.; Yum, Seong Soo; Xie, Yonghong
PUB. DATE
August 2000
SOURCE
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 534 Issue 1, p853
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Airborne measurements of cloud condensation nuclei spectra at several locations around the world are presented. Vertical distributions show gradients that appear to represent cloud scavenging and continental (anthropogenic) particle production.
ACCESSION #
5669629

 

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