Estimate of the global distribution of stratiform supercooled liquid water clouds using the LITE lidar

  title={Estimate of the global distribution of stratiform supercooled liquid water clouds using the LITE lidar},
  author={Robin J. Hogan and Mukunda Dev Behera and Ewan James O’Connor and Anthony Illingworth},
  journal={Geophysical Research Letters},
[1] Supercooled liquid water clouds can occur in the form of thin layers that have a much larger radiative impact than ice clouds of the same water content because of their smaller particle size, yet they are poorly represented in climate models. Such clouds may be easily distinguished from ice by their high lidar backscatter coefficient and sharp backscatter gradient at cloud top. In this paper, data from the Lidar In-space Technology Experiment (LITE), which flew on the space shuttle in 1994… Expand

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