How Particles Contribute To Cloud Formation
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Maria is a research scientist at CONICET and the National University of Córdoba.


How Particles Contribute To Cloud Formation

Clouds are one of the main factors influencing the atmospheric system: they are one of the most important elements in the radiative balance on Earth and are involved in the hydrological cycle, thus affecting the climate in a general way. The effect of clouds on all these processes depends on the characteristics of the particles conforming the clouds: ice crystals and/or droplets. Cloud particles are initiated by the process called nucleation. The nucleation is called heterogeneous nucleation when a foreign...

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