Droplet Size Profiles in Cumulus Clouds Derived from Observations by the Research Scanning Polarimeter:Tests on Simulated Data


Mikhail D Alexandrov1, Brian Cairns2, Ann M Fridlind2, Andrew S Ackerman3, Claudia Emde4, Bastiaan van Diedenhoven5, Daniel J Miller6, Zhibo Zhang7 and Chamara Rajapakshe8, (1)Columbia University of New York, Palisades, NY, United States, (2)NASA GISS, New York, NY, United States, (3)NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, New York, NY, United States, (4)Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Munich, Germany, (5)Columbia University in the City of New York, Palisades, NY, United States, (6)NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Postdoctoral Program, Greenbelt, MD, United States, (7)University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, United States, (8)University of Maryland Baltimore County, Physics Department, Baltimore, MD, United States