Effect of graphitic carbon on the albedo of clouds.

P. Chylek, V. Ramaswamy, R. J. Cheng

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We examine the radiative properties of clouds containing submicron soot particles as impurities. The soot particles are assumed to be distributed randomly inside water drops. The refractive index of this inhomogeneous mixture is evaluated using the mixing rule for a composite medium. -from Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3076-3084
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of the Atmospheric Sciences
Issue number21
StatePublished - 1984
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Atmospheric Science


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