Impact of Snow Grain Shape and Internal Mixing with Black Carbon Aerosol on Snow Optical Properties for use in Climate Models

Cenlin He1,2, Kuo-Nan Liou2, Yoshihide Takano2, Ping Yang3, Qinbin Li2 and Fei Chen4,5, (1)National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States, (2)Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, United States, (3)Texas A & M University, College Station, TX, United States, (4)CAMS Chinese Academy of Meteorological Sciences, State Key Laboratory of Severe Weather, Beijing, China, (5)National Center for Atmospheric Research, Research Applications Laboratory, Boulder, CO, United States