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Racoro Extended-Term Aircraft Observations Of Boundary Layer Clouds

Vogelmann, A. M., G. McFarquhar, J. A. Ogren, D. D. Turner, J. M. Comstock, G. Feingold, C. Long, H. Jonsson, A. Bucholtz, D. Collins, G. S. Diskin, H. Gerber, R. P. L. awson, R. Woods, E. Andrews, H. Yang, J. C. Chiu, D. Hartsock, J. M. Hubbe, C. Lo, A. Marshak, J. W. Monroe, S. A. McFarlane, B. Schmid, J. Tomlinson, and T. Toto (2012), Racoro Extended-Term Aircraft Observations Of Boundary Layer Clouds, Bull. Am. Meteorol. Soc., 861-878, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00189.1.

A campaign involving 260 flight hours over more than 5 months provides the first extended-term aircraft dataset of a wide range of continental boundary layer clouds, and aerosol properties for climate studies.

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