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Original languageEnglish
Article numberC1V89S1P084
Number of pages4
JournalAtti della Accademia Peloritana dei Pericolanti: Classe di Scienze Fisiche, Matematiche e Naturali
Publication statusPublished - 2011


Surface roughness of atmospheric ice particles is an important yet poorly investigated microphysical property in the context of the climate impact of cirrus and mixed-phase clouds. Measurements of single particle two-dimensional light scattering patterns have been shown to be a promising method to identify particle roughness in natural clouds. This method was applied in a laboratory study on the surface roughness properties of small ice particles that have been grown under simulated cirrus conditions.


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