Satellite Observed Co-variation of Aerosol Optical Depth and Cloud Fraction and the Implication for Global Climate Models

Tianyi Fan1, Chuanfeng Zhao2, Zhanqing Li3, Xiaohong Liu4, Xin Yang2 and Fang Zhang1, (1)Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China, (2)Beijing Normal University, College of Global Change and Earth System Science, Beijing, China, (3)Beijing Normal University, GCESS, Beijing, China, (4)University of Wyoming, Department of Atmospheric Science, Laramie, WY, United States