Articles | Volume 13, issue 7
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 3115–3153, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-3115-2021
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 3115–3153, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-3115-2021

Data description paper 02 Jul 2021

Data description paper | 02 Jul 2021

Southern Ocean cloud and aerosol data: a compilation of measurements from the 2018 Southern Ocean Ross Sea Marine Ecosystems and Environment voyage

Stefanie Kremser et al.

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Aerosol–cloud interactions over the Southern Ocean are poorly understood and remain a major source of uncertainty in climate models. This study presents ship-borne measurements, collected during a 6-week voyage into the Southern Ocean in 2018, that are an important supplement to satellite-based measurements. For example, these measurements include data on low-level clouds and aerosol composition in the marine boundary layer, which can be used in climate model evaluation efforts.