Linking meteorology, turbulence, and air chemistry in the amazon rain forest

Jose D. Fuentes, Marcelo Chamecki, Rosa Maria Nascimento Dos Santos, Celso Von Randow, Paul C. Stoy, Gabriel Katul, David Fitzjarrald, Antonio Manzi, Tobias Gerken, Amy Trowbridge, Livia Souza Freire, Jesus Ruiz-Plancarte, Jair Max Furtunato Maia, Julio Tóta, Nelson Dias, Gilberto Fisch, Courtney Schumacher, Otavio Acevedo, Juliane Rezende Mercer, Ana Maria Yañez-Serrano

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Abstract

A field campaign reveals that the Amazon rain forest produces enough chemical species to undergo oxidation and generate aerosols, which can activate into cloud condensation nuclei and potentially influence cloud formation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2329-2342
Number of pages14
JournalBulletin of the American Meteorological Society
Volume97
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Atmospheric Science

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