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Typical Cumulus Cloud

Caption: Lead author Scot Martin and his colleagues expect their ability to isolate relatively “pure” aerosol particles will help elucidate natural aerosol-cloud interactions in the Amazon Basin. Pictured is a typical cumulus cloud; sheets of rain can be seen underneath.

Credit: Courtesy of Scot Martin, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and colleagues.

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