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New model for the formation of fine particles in the Earth's upper atmosphere and Venus

New model for the formation of fine particles in the Earth's upper atmosphere and Venus

A new water-sulphuric acid particle formation model improves the description of climate models for the formation of fine particles in the earth's upper atmosphere.

 The model also helps in the understanding of the formation of clouds on Venus.

More information:

Researcher Joonas Merikanto, joonas.merikanto@fmi.fi

Määttänen A., J. Merikanto, H. Henschel, J. Duplissy, R. Makkonen, I.K. Ortega, and H. Vehkamaki (2017), New parameterizations for neutral and ion-induced sulfuric acid-water particle formation in nucleation and kinetic regimes, J. Geophys. Res., 122doi:10.1002/2017JD027429.

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2017JD027429/full


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