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CDC: Cloud Droplet Chemistry

Summary

The CDC project investigated how droplet chemistry is affected by droplet growth processes, chemical reactions, and entrainment. Two different collection methods for cloud water were used: the Mohnen slotted rods, which collected a bulk cloud water sample, and the counterflow virtual impactor (CVI), which allowed size-selective droplet sampling. The CVI was used to determine droplet composition and concentration as a function of droplet size, and the morphology and composition of droplet residue particles and below-cloud aerosols were compared by electron microscopy.

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Temporal coverage

Begin Date 1989-09-15 08:42:52
End Date 1989-10-08 09:36:03

Spatial coverage

Maximum (North) Latitude: 36.019, Minimum (South) Latitude: 34.597
Minimum (West) Longitude: -150.168, Maximum (East) Longitude: -121.608