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New Publication from CAICE: 

Selectivity Across the Interface: A Test of Surface Activity in the Composition of Organic-Enriched Aerosols from Bubble Bursting This letter by Richard Cochran, Thilina Jayarathne, Elizabeth Stone, and Vicki H. Grassian, researchers from CAICE at the University of Iowa and the University of California, San Diego highlights a study that for the first time tests the [...]

Diversity Initiatives

The Center for Aerosol Impacts on Climate and the Environment (CAICE) strives to support and promote diversity as a part of the center’s mission and goals. CAICE supports the engagement of individuals from groups underrepresented in the STEM fields by inclusiveness in research, education, and outreach. In May 2015, Dr. Haim Weizman and Becky Hames, [...]

Underappreciated Ice Nuclei

CAICE research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows that freshly emitted sea spray aerosol particles can help cloud droplets freeze in the atmosphere.  A large fraction of aerosol particles and cloud droplets in the atmosphere can dip below the normal freezing point of water (32 degrees Fahrenheit, 0 degrees Celsius), [...]