Skip to content

Absorbing aerosols at high relative humidity: Linking hygroscopic growth to optical properties

by J. Michel Flores, R. Z. Bar-Or, N. Bluvshtein, A. Abo-Riziq, A. Kostinski, S. Borrmann, I. Koren, I. Koren, Y. Rudich show all authors
Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics ()
Get full text at journal

Abstract

One of the major uncertainties in the understanding of Earth's climate system is the interaction between solar radiation and aerosols in the atmsphere. Aerosols exposed to high humidity will change their chemical, physical, and optical properties due to their increased water content. To model hydrated aerosols, atmospheric chemistry and climate models often use the volume weighted mixing rule to predict the complex refractive index (RI) of aerosols when they interact with high relative humidiy , and , in general assume homogenous mixing. This study explores the validity of these assumptions.

Cite this document (BETA)

Authors on Mendeley

Readership Statistics

54 Readers on Mendeley
by Discipline
 
43% Earth and Planetary Sciences
 
24% Chemistry
 
22% Environmental Science
by Academic Status
 
31% Researcher
 
30% Student > Ph. D. Student
 
11% Student > Doctoral Student
by Country
 
2% India
 
2% United Kingdom
 
2% Brazil

Tags

Sign up today - FREE

Mendeley saves you time finding and organizing research. Learn more

  • All your research in one place
  • Add and import papers easily
  • Access it anywhere, anytime

Start using Mendeley in seconds!

Sign up & Download

Already have an account? Sign in