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Official Journal of the Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS)

Table 1 Details of the input parameters for radiative transfer model simulations

From: On the cloud radiative effect for tropical high clouds overlying low clouds

Cloud propertiesInput parameters
Cloud fraction
 High1*
 Low0.1, 0.5, 1.0
Cloud top pressure [hPa]
 High100, 200, 300
 Low600, 700, 800
Effective radius [μm]
 High30*
 Low13*
Water content [g m−3]
 High0.06*
 Low0.3*
Cloud optical thickness
 High0.5, 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 15, 20, 25
 Low5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35
Cloud particle thermodynamic phase
 HighSpherical*
 LowLiquid*
  1. The fixed input parameters are marked with an asterisk