Extreme Ice Crystal Events Linked to Biomass and Fossil Fuel Combustion

Eight years of upper tropospheric (UT) ice crystal measurements with the Backscatter Cloud Probe (BCP), operated as part of the In-Service Aircraft for a Global Observing System (IAGOS), have been analyzed to assess the frequency and characteristics of extreme ice crystal events (EIE)…

- Graciela B. Raga, Darrel Baumgardner, Blanca Rios, Yanet Díaz-Esteban, Alejandro Jaramillo, Martin Gallagher, Bastien Sauvage, Pawel Wolff and Gary Lloyd