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Unveiling aerosol–cloud interactions – Part 1: Cloud contamination in satellite products enhances the aerosol indirect forcing estimate

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Increased concentrations of aerosol can enhance the albedo of warm low-level cloud. Accurately quantifying this relationship from space is challenging due in part to contamination of aerosol statistics near clouds. Aerosol retrievals near clouds can be influenced by stray cloud particles in areas assumed to be cloud-free, particle swelling by humidification, shadows and enhanced scattering into the aerosol field from (3-D radiative transfer) clouds. To screen for this contamination we have de...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.5194/acp-17-13151-2017

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Physics
Sub department:
Atmos Ocean & Planet Physics
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Physics; Atmos Ocean & Planet Physics
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theCloud_cci(contract:4000109870/13/I-NB)
LivingPlanetFellowship
theAerosol_cciprojects(ESAContractNo.4000109874/14/I-NB
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Grant:
National Centre for Earth Observation
Publisher:
European Geosciences Union Publisher's website
Journal:
Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Journal website
Volume:
17
Issue:
21
Pages:
13151-13164
Publication date:
2017-11-07
Acceptance date:
2017-09-12
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EISSN:
1680-7324
ISSN:
1680-7316
Source identifiers:
746204
Pubs id:
pubs:746204
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uuid:64e7bbda-899f-4bd7-804e-a1f37fe3f130
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pubs:746204
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2017-11-17

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