Articles | Volume 10, issue 1
Geosci. Model Dev., 10, 169–188, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-10-169-2017

Special issue: BACCHUS – Impact of Biogenic versus Anthropogenic emissions...

Geosci. Model Dev., 10, 169–188, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-10-169-2017

Model description paper 13 Jan 2017

Model description paper | 13 Jan 2017

UCLALES–SALSA v1.0: a large-eddy model with interactive sectional microphysics for aerosol, clouds and precipitation

Juha Tonttila et al.

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Short summary
Novel techniques for modelling the aerosol–cloud interactions are implemented in a cloud-resolving model. The new methods improve the representation of the poorly constrained effects of cloud processing, precipitation and the wet removal of particles on the aerosol population and the associated feedbacks. The detailed representation of these processes yields more realistic simulation of the evolution of boundary layer clouds and fogs, as compared to results obtained using more simple methods.