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,pages4,217-4,262 (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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