Unformatted text preview: Neglecting the settling velocity (fall speed) of the droplet, how high in the cloud would it reach before reaching precipitation size (r = 1 mm)? Is this still in the troposphere? 5) If a cloud droplet doubles in size in 5 minutes due to condensation, how long would you estimate it would take to triple in size? 6) All else being equal, will the peak supersaturation in a cloud forming in a polluted region be higher or lower than a cloud forming in a pristine region, and why? 7) The aerosol size distribution shown below was measured over the ocean where most aerosols are composed of ammonium sulfate. Based on what you know about cloud processing, what would you estimate the peak supersaturation in nearby clouds to be? | 0.5 | 0.1 Radius ( µ m) | 0.02 Number concentration...
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- Spring '07
- Precipitation, Atmospheric thermodynamics, Water vapor, cloud droplet, cloud droplet doubles