Aerosol impacts on California winter clouds and precipitation during CalWater 2011: local pollution versus long-range transported dust

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Fan, J. ; Leung, L. R ; DeMott, P. J ; Comstock, J. M ; Singh, B. ; Rosenfeld, D. ; Tomlinson, J. M ; White, A. ; Prather, K. A ; Minnis, P. ; Ayers, J. K ; Min, Q. (2014)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Journal: (issn: 1680-7316, eissn: 1680-7324)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5194/acp-14-81-2014
  • Subject: Chemistry | particle size | QD1-999 | cloud microphysics | aerosol composition | aerosol formation | Physics | cloud cover | long range transport | precipitation (chemistry) | Physical Sciences and Mathematics | anthropogenic source | QC1-999 | dust | size distribution
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Mineral dust aerosols often observed over California in winter and spring, associated with long-range transport from Asia and the Sahara, have been linked to enhanced precipitation based on observations. Local anthropogenic pollution, on the other hand, was sho... View more
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