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New Study Discovers a Key Model Improvement to Accurately Represent Atmospheric Aerosols 11 November 2022

New Study Discovers a Key Model Improvement to Accurately Represent Atmospheric Aerosols

An AC4-funded research study finds model bias related to aerosol concentrations compared to global aircraft field data, and corrects the bias using improved precipitation representation.

Using Airborne and Ground-Based Field Observations to Improve Understanding of Atmospheric Ozone Production 28 October 2022

Using Airborne and Ground-Based Field Observations to Improve Understanding of Atmospheric Ozone Production

A new AC4-funded study on atmospheric ozone production uses field observations to investigate changes in ozone production on high ozone concentration days during the summer of 2018.

New Aerosol Study Uses FIREX-AQ Data to Link Visual Aerosol Properties to Wildfire Smoke Evolution 28 October 2022

New Aerosol Study Uses FIREX-AQ Data to Link Visual Aerosol Properties to Wildfire Smoke Evolution

Using data from the FIREX-AQ field campaign, a new AC4-funded research study develops a comparison between aerosol concentration and the way aerosol particles scatter light in the atmosphere, offering new insights into wildfire smoke evolution.

Identifying and Improving Wildfire Forecast Model Weaknesses Using FIREX-AQ Observations 21 October 2022

Identifying and Improving Wildfire Forecast Model Weaknesses Using FIREX-AQ Observations

A new AC4-funded publication utilizes FIREX-AQ observations to evaluate common modeling representations of wildfire smoke plumes and finds they can be improved by expanding the use of observations for heat flux and boundary layer height.

Laboratory Experiments Simulate Real World Atmospheric Aerosol Formation 14 October 2022

Laboratory Experiments Simulate Real World Atmospheric Aerosol Formation

AC4-supported research uses controlled chamber experiments to study the atmospheric formation of secondary organic aerosols.

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