Inadvertent cloud modification
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inadvertent cloud modification
It has been argued that the release of cloud condensation nuclei worldwide by aircraft, industrial, and agricultural activities may lead to changes of cloud albedo both at cirrus levels and in boundary layer stratus/stratocumulus, thus influencing the earth's radiation balance and overall climate.