Articles | Volume 7, issue 5
Geosci. Model Dev., 7, 2345–2357, 2014
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-7-2345-2014
Geosci. Model Dev., 7, 2345–2357, 2014
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-7-2345-2014

Model description paper 14 Oct 2014

Model description paper | 14 Oct 2014

Droplet activation parameterization: the population-splitting concept revisited

R. Morales Betancourt and A. Nenes

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