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Volume 17, issue 23
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 14519–14541, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-14519-2017
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Special issue: Observations and Modeling of the Green Ocean Amazon (GoAmazon2014/5)...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 14519–14541, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-14519-2017
© Author(s) 2017. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 06 Dec 2017

Research article | 06 Dec 2017

Cloud characteristics, thermodynamic controls and radiative impacts during the Observations and Modeling of the Green Ocean Amazon (GoAmazon2014/5) experiment

Scott E. Giangrande et al.
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The Amazon forest is the largest tropical rain forest on the planet, featuring prolific and diverse cloud conditions. The Observations and Modeling of the Green Ocean Amazon (GoAmazon2014/5) experiment was motivated by demands to gain a better understanding of aerosol and cloud interactions on climate and the global circulation. The routine DOE ARM observations from this 2-year campaign are summarized to help quantify controls on clouds and precipitation over this undersampled region.
The Amazon forest is the largest tropical rain forest on the planet, featuring prolific and...
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