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Atmosphere > Composition > Aerosols Properties
PREFERRED TERM
Aerosols Properties  
DEFINITION
  • Atmospheric aerosols are minor constituents of the atmosphere by mass, but a critical component in terms of impacts on the climate and especially climate changes. Aerosols influence the  global radiation balance by directly scattering solar radiation and indirectly through influencing cloud reflectivity, cloud cover and cloud lifetime.
BROADER CONCEPT
CREATOR
  • phtr
URI
http://onto.nerc.ac.uk/EF/ECV/atmosphere/composition/aerosolsProperties
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