Atmospheric Ice Formation Processes [chapter]

Bernd Kärcher
2012 Research Topics in Aerospace  
This contribution provides a basic introduction to the formation of ice in clouds. Various pathways to ice nucleation and factors controlling ice formation processes are addressed. Challenges in characterizing the atmospheric ice phase and novel approaches to better understanding the fundamental mechanisms involved in ice nucleation are outlined.
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-30183-4_10 fatcat:6lybcm67gbcgvabv3fxxmlcej4