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Atmospheric Processes

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Representative subset of the atmospheric processes related to aerosol lifecycles, cloud lifecycles, and aerosol-cloud-precipitation interactions that must be understood to improve future climate predictions.

Credit or Source: U.S. DOE. 2010. Atmospheric System Research (ASR) Science and Program Plan (


US DOE. Climate Placemat: Energy-Climate Nexus, US Department of Energy Office of Science. (p. 1)

Prepared by the Biological and Enviornmental Research Information System, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and