A Framework for Characterizing how Ice Crystal Size Distributions, Mass-Dimensional and Area-Dimensional Relations Vary with Environmental and Aerosol Properties

Greg M McFarquhar1, Joe Finlon2, Junshik Um3, Stephen W Nesbitt4, Paloma Borque5, Randy Chase2, Wei Wu5, Hugh Morrison6 and Michael Poellot7, (1)Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, United States, (2)University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL, United States, (3)University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, United States, (4)University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, United States, (5)University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Atmospheric Sciences, Urbana, IL, United States, (6)NCAR, Boulder, CO, United States, (7)University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, United States