Marine cloud brightening

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Latham, John ; Bower, Keith ; Choularton, Tom ; Coe, Hugh ; Connolly, Paul ; Cooper, Gary ; Craft, Tim ; Foster, Jack ; Gadian, Alan ; Galbraith, Lee ; Iacovides, Hector ; Johnston, David ; Launder, Brian ; Leslie, Brian ; Meyer, John ; Neukermans, Armand ; Ormond, Bob ; Parkes, Ben ; Rasch, Phillip ; Rush, John ; Salter, Stephen ; Stevenson, Tom ; Wang, Hailong ; Wang, Qin ; Wood, Rob (2012)
  • Publisher: The Royal Society Publishing
  • Journal: Philosophical transactions. Series A, Mathematical, physical, and engineering sciences, volume 370, issue 1,974, pages 4,217-4,262 (issn: 1364-503X, eissn: 1471-2962)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1098/rsta.2012.0086, pmc: PMC3405666
  • Subject: 12 | Physics and Astronomy(all) | Engineering(all) | Research Article | field experiment | geoengineering | /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2200 | Mathematics(all) | cloud brightening | /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/3100 | 1005 | /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2600 | cloud modelling | spray technology | Articles | albedo

The idea behind the marine cloud-brightening (MCB) geoengineering technique is that seeding marine stratocumulus clouds with copious quantities of roughly monodisperse sub-micrometre sea water particles might significantly enhance the cloud droplet number concentration,... View more
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