Aerosol-cloud interactions in global models of indirect aerosol radiative forcing

Nenes, Athanasios; Seinfeld, John H.
August 2000
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 534 Issue 1, p565
Academic Journal
The sensitivity of cloud optical properties with respect to parameters that affect aerosol activation is examined. Of particular interest are the effect of volatile gases (such as HNO[sub 3]), slightly soluble and surfactant species. An adiabatic parcel model is used to simulate cloud droplet formation. Cloud optical properties are calculated from these simulations.


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