Aerosol and cloud droplet characteristics over Ganges Valley during break phase of monsoon: A case study
CAIPEEX 2014 observations showed presence of “aerosol dome” over the Varanasi city. Externally mixed aerosols were present at the cloud bases. Elemental composition of aerosol particles collected from free atmosphere contained signatures of aged pollution with heavy metals, carbonaceous particles and radioactive elements.
[Varghese M., ... et al, Atmospheric Research, 220, May 2019, DOI:10.1016/j.atmosres.2019.01.013, 125-140]