Clouds and wet removal as causes of variability in the trace-gas composition of the marine troposphere.

A. M. Thompson, R. J. Cicerone

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Abstract

We describe a modeling study of the effects of clouds and wet removal on the chemistry of the remote marine troposphere. Using a time-dependent model with parameterized vertical transport to calculate trace-gas concentrations, we find that large variations in key species result from simulations of sporadic rainfall, changes in cloud cover, and external inputs such as surface NO sources. -from Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)8811-8826
Number of pages16
JournalJournal of Geophysical Research
Volume87
Issue numberC11
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1982

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Geophysics
  • Forestry
  • Oceanography
  • Aquatic Science
  • Ecology
  • Water Science and Technology
  • Soil Science
  • Geochemistry and Petrology
  • Earth-Surface Processes
  • Atmospheric Science
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Space and Planetary Science
  • Palaeontology

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