Ice-Supersaturated Regions

Peter Spichtinger and Klaus Gierens


Table of contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Global distribution
  3. Properties
    1. Statistics of relative humidity and supersaturation
    2. Distributions of temperature and absolute humidity, sources of ISSRs
    3. Horizontal and vertical sizes of ISSRs
    4. The situation of ice-supersaturation layers relative to the tropopause
  4. Literature
  5. Links

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