The Interaction between Surface-Atmosphere Exchange and Convective Precipitation in the Amazon: Results of the GoAmazon Boundary Layer Experiment

Paul C Stoy1, Jose D Fuentes2, Tobias Gerken2, Amy Trowbridge3, Gabriel George Katul4, Rosa M Nascimento dos Santos5, Antonio O Manzi6, Juliane Mercer3, Luiz Machado7, Julio Tota8, Celso von Randow9, Gilberto Fisch7, Fernando Ramos7 and Marcelo Chamecki10, (1)Montana State University, Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences, Bozeman, MT, United States, (2)Pennsylvania State University Main Campus, University Park, PA, United States, (3)Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, United States, (4)Duke University, Nicholas School of the Environment, Durham, NC, United States, (5)Universidade do Estado do Amazonas, Manaus, Brazil, (6)National Institute for Amazon Research (INPA), Manaus, AM, Brazil, (7)INPE National Institute for Space Research, Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil, (8)Federal University of Western Para, Santarem, Brazil, (9)Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais, São José dos Campos, Brazil, (10)Pennsylvania State University Main Campus, Department of Meteorology, University Park, PA, United States