Aerosol Comparisons between Observations and Models II

Tuesday, 16 December 2014: 1:40 PM-3:40 PM
Chairs:  Mian Chin, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States and Stefan Kinne, Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, Atmosphere, Hamburg, Germany
Primary Conveners:  Mian Chin, NASA Goddard SFC, Greenbelt, MD, United States
Co-conveners:  Michael Schulz, Norwegian Meteorological Institute, Climate and Air Pollution Section, Oslo, Norway, Stefan A Kinne, MPI Meteorology, Hamburg, Germany and Steven John Ghan, Battelle Northwest, Richland, WA, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Steven John Ghan, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

1:40 PM
AeroCOM Biomass Burning Emissions Experiment-Overview
Mariya M Petrenko1,2, Mian Chin1, Ralph A Kahn1 and Maria Val Martin3, (1)NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States, (2)Oak Ridge Associated Universities Inc., Oak Ridge, TN, United States, (3)Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, United States
1:55 PM
Relative Contributions of Regional and Sector Emissions to the Radiative Forcing of Aerosol-Radiation and Aerosol-Cloud Interactions Based on the AeroCOM Phase III/HTAP2 Experiment
Toshihiko Takemura, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan and Mian Chin, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States
2:10 PM
Evaluating AEROCOM Models with Remote Sensing Datasets
Nick Schutgens1, Edward Gryspeerdt2, Natalie Weigum1, Andreas Veira3, Daniel Partridge1 and Philip Stier1, (1)University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom, (2)University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany, (3)Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg, Germany
2:25 PM
Toward a Better Characterization of Aerosols, Clouds, and Aerosol-Cloud Interactions in Climate Modeling through Increasing Horizontal Resolution
Po-Lun Ma1, Philip J Rasch1, Minghuai Wang1, Hailong Wang1, Steven John Ghan1, Xiaohong Liu2, Richard C Easter1, William I Gustafson Jr1, Simone Tilmes3 and Hsi-Yen Ma4, (1)Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA, United States, (2)University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, United States, (3)National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States, (4)Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, United States
2:40 PM
Diversity of Aerosol Simulations in the NASA GEOS-5 Model: Impacts of Spatial Resolution, Meteorology, and Model Physics
Peter Richard Colarco1, Cynthia A Randles2, Arlindo M da Silva Jr.3 and Andrea Molod3, (1)NASA GSFC, Greenbelt, MD, United States, (2)GESTAR/Morgan State University/NASA GSFC Code 614, Greenbelt, MD, United States, (3)NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States
3:10 PM
Application of Spectral Decomposition Techniques in the Assessment and Intercomparison of Models and Observations
Barbara E Carlson, Jing Li and Andrew A Lacis, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, New York, NY, United States
3:25 PM
Trends in Aerosol Emissions over Europe and Global Aerosol Forcing
Johannes Quaas1, Ribu Cherian1, Joanna Kajewska-Szkudlarek1, Marc Salzmann1 and Martin Wild2, (1)University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany, (2)ETH Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
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