Measurements, Modeling, and Feedback of Cloud-Precipitation Microphysics II

Monday, 15 December 2014: 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Primary Convener:  Toshihisa Matsui, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States; Earth Systems Interdisciplinary Center, College Park, MD, United States
Co-conveners:  Dong Liang Wu, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Cent, Greenbelt, MD, United States and Wei-Kuo Tao, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Cent, Greenbelt, MD, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

4:00 PM
Modeling Cloud and Precipitation Processes – Considerations for Future Satellite Missions
Susan C van den Heever1, Wei-Kuo Tao2, Stephen Millican Saleeby1 and Di Wu2, (1)Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, United States, (2)NASA/Goddard Space Flight Cent, Greenbelt, MD, United States
4:15 PM
On Characteristics and Microphysical Pathways for Widespread Substantial Ice Water Content in Deep Convection Outflow
Andrew S Ackerman1, Ann M Fridlind1, Alice Grandin2, Fabien Dezitter2, J Walter Strapp3, Alexei Korolev4 and Christopher R Williams5, (1)NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, New York, NY, United States, (2)Airbus, Toulouse, France, (3)Met Analytics Inc., Aurora, ON, Canada, (4)Environment Canada Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, (5)University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States
4:30 PM
Impacts from Time-dependent Freezing of Rain and Wet Hail on Deep Convection Simulated by a Cloud Model with Spectral Bin Microphysics
Vaughan T Phillips1, Alexander Khain2, Eyal Ilotoviz2 and Nir BenMoshe2, (1)Lund University, Lund, Sweden, (2)Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
4:45 PM
Mesoscale Convective System Anvil Cloud Response to Aerosol Loading
Stephen Millican Saleeby, Susan C van den Heever, Peter J Marinescu, Sonia M Kreidenweis and Paul J DeMott, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, United States
5:00 PM
A Multi-Moment Bulkwater Ice Microphysics Scheme with Consideration of the Adaptive Growth Habit and Apparent Density for Pristine Ice in the WRF Model
Tzu-Chin Tsai1, Jen-Ping Chen1 and Christopher Dearden2, (1)NTU National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, (2)University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
5:15 PM
MODIS Microphysical Regimes for Examining Apparent Aerosol Effects on Clouds and Precipitation
Lazaros Oreopoulos1, Nayeong Cho1, Dongmin Lee1,2, Seiji Kato3, Matthew D Lebsock4, Tianle Yuan5 and George John Huffman6, (1)NASA GSFC, Greenbelt, MD, United States, (2)Morgan State University, Laurel, MD, United States, (3)NASA Langley Research Ctr, Hampton, VA, United States, (4)Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States, (5)Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology, Baltimore, MD, United States, (6)NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States
5:30 PM
Evaluation of a single-moment bulk microphysics scheme using a satellite simulator and TRMM data
Woosub Roh and Satoh Masaki, Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
5:45 PM
A Robust Multi-Scale Modeling System for the Study of Cloud and Precipitation Processes
Di Wu1,2, Wei-Kuo Tao1, Stephen E Lang1,2, Xiaowen Li1,3, Toshihisa Matsui1,4 and Takamichi Iguchi1,4, (1)NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States, (2)SSAI, Greenbelt, MD, United States, (3)Goddard Earth Sciences Technology and Research - GESTAR, Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD, United States, (4)Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center, COLLEGE PARK, MD, United States
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