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ARM - XDC Documentation  

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Documentation External Data Center Order Data Description of External Data Streams Data Viewers and Plots (selected data sets) XDC Documentation XDC Documentation BNL's ARM Related...

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ARM XDC Datastreams  

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CenterExternal Data Streams CenterExternal Data Streams External Data Center Order Data Description of External Data Streams Data Viewers and Plots (selected data sets) XDC Documentation ARM External Datastream Descriptions List by Instrument Category Aerosols TDMADAP: Aerosol Properties derived from TDMA Measurements Atmospheric Carbon FLUXNET: FluxNet: Network of Regional CO2 and Energy Flux Tower Networks Atmospheric Profiling ACARS: Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System GOESWATER: Water Profiles from GOES Satellite Data NWSUPA: National Weather Service Upper Air Measurements SONDE: Balloon-Borne Sounding System SUOMIGPS: SuomiNet Global Positioning System WPDN: Wind Profiler Demo Network WPDNGPS: Wind Profiler Demonstration Network GPS Cloud Properties CPOL: C-Band Polarimetric Radar

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ARM XDC Datastreams  

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Videos Home Room Teacher's Lounge Study Hall Contacts ARM.govExternal Data CenterExternal Data StreamsNational Weather Service Upper Air Measurements Documentation NWSUPA...

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ARM XDC Datastreams  

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Contacts ARM.govExternal Data CenterExternal Data StreamsEuropean Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Model Data Documentation ECMWF Instrument ECMWF netCDF File Header...

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ARM XDC Datastreams  

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StreamsBalloon-Borne Sounding StreamsBalloon-Borne Sounding System Documentation SONDE Instrument External Datastream Descriptions ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Balloon-Borne Sounding System (SONDE) Information updated on August 14, 2013, 8:09 pm GMT General Data Description The Integrated Sounding System, developed by NCAR and NOAA, consisted of a transportable container with a RWP, RASS, and a navigation aid balloon-borne sounding system (BBSS). Several units were deployed in the TWP region and at Barrow Alaska. Please refer to the ISSSONDE documentation. At Darwin, the Australian Bureau of Meteorology launches sondes whose data are delivered to ARM and processed like ARM data, see SONDE. Expand All Collapse All

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ARM XDC Datastreams  

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Diagnostic Analyses Diagnostic Analyses Documentation ECMWFDIAG Instrument External Datastream Descriptions ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Diagnostic Analyses (ECMWFDIAG) Information updated on July 3, 2013, 6:19 pm GMT General Data Description Diagnostic Analyses data are derived from ECMWF model runs in simulated vertical profiles of diagnostic variables at specific locations or for area averages. The Physical Parametrization Group at ECMWF generates these data as a courtesy to ARM for all the ACRF sites including the changing location of the mobile facility. These data can only be distributed to ARM scientists. ARM scientists who obtain these data must agree to acknowledge use of the data in their

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ARM XDC Datastreams  

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StreamsSuomiNet Global Positioning StreamsSuomiNet Global Positioning System Documentation SUOMIGPS Instrument External Datastream Descriptions ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send SuomiNet Global Positioning System (SUOMIGPS) Information updated on January 23, 2013, 10:57 pm GMT General Data Description SuomiNet (named to honor meteorological satellite pioneer Verner Suomi) is a network of GPS receivers to provide real-time atmospheric precipitable water vapor measurements and other geodetic and meteorological information. ARM has built geodetic monuments for Suominet GPS receivers across the SGP CART domain. Expand All Collapse All Data Stream Names 30suomigps : SuomiNet GPS: 30-min averages Measurement Description

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ARM XDC Datastreams  

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StreamsTropical Atmosphere Ocean StreamsTropical Atmosphere Ocean from Buoys Documentation TAO Instrument External Datastream Descriptions ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Tropical Atmosphere Ocean from Buoys (TAO) Information updated on February 3, 2005, 3:19 pm GMT General Data Description These data files contain 2 minute average radiation and 10 minute average meteorology, precipitation, salinity and sea surface temperature data from the seven TAO buoys located on the 165E line (8n, 5n, 2n, 0n, 2s, 5s, 8s) of the TAO Buoy Array. The radiation data were obtained from TAO Array moorings through a collaborative effort between NOAA/PMEL/TAO and DOE/ARM. Data from these buoys are stored in monthly netCDF files that are generated

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ARM XDC Datastreams  

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StreamsOklahoma Mesonet StreamsOklahoma Mesonet Documentation OKM Instrument External Datastream Descriptions ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Oklahoma Mesonet (OKM) Information updated on June 17, 2013, 5:35 pm GMT General Data Description The Oklahoma Mesonet (sponsored by University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State) provide 05, and 15 minute averaged surface meteorological data daily in near real-time and quality assured data files with about a monthly delay. In addition, soil moisture sensor information is available in 30 minute averaged quality assured files. The Oklahoma Mesonet network consists of over 100 automated observing stations located throughout the state. Station names, latitudes and

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ARM XDC Datastreams  

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StreamsAerosol Properties derived StreamsAerosol Properties derived from TDMA Measurements Documentation TDMADAP Instrument External Datastream Descriptions ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Aerosol Properties derived from TDMA Measurements (TDMADAP) Information updated on April 8, 2010, 9:05 pm GMT General Data Description The Tandem Differential Mobility Analyzer (TDMA) is an instrument to measure dry size distribution and the size resolved hygroscopic growth factors. In its standard operating mode, the dry aerosols are separated into size bins by the first DMA, then exposed to 85% relative humidity and the resulting hygroscopic growth factor distributions for each dry size bin scanned by the second DMA. The aerosol properties described here are

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ARM XDC Datastreams  

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govExternal Data CenterExternal Data Streams915RWP Derived Data with govExternal Data CenterExternal Data Streams915RWP Derived Data with Sonde at Altitude Documentation ISSRWP Instrument External Datastream Descriptions ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send 915RWP Derived Data with Sonde at Altitude (ISSRWP) Information updated on February 23, 2009, 6:09 pm GMT General Data Description The 915 MHz wind profiler component of the Integrated Sounding System (ISS) is a three-beam Doppler beam swinging system. Expand All Collapse All Data Stream Names 915issrwptempcon : Derived: temperature data from the 915RWP (consensus) and sonde, at altitude 915issrwpwindcon : Derived: wind data from the 915RWP (consensus) and sonde, at altitude Measurement Description

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ARM XDC Datastreams  

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StreamsSpecial Sensor StreamsSpecial Sensor Microwave/Imager Documentation SSMI Instrument External Datastream Descriptions ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Special Sensor Microwave/Imager (SSMI) Information updated on March 2, 2010, 8:27 pm GMT General Data Description The Special Sensor Microwave Imager (SSM/I) is a seven-channel, four-frequency, orthogonally polarized, passive microwave radiometric system that measures atmospheric, ocean, and terrain microwave brightness temperatures at 19.35, 22.2, 37.0, and 85.5 GHz, with a spatial resolution of 25 km for the first three channels and 12.5 km for the 85 GHz channel. The SSM/I is carried on Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP)

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ARM XDC Datastreams  

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StreamsMulti-Functional Transport StreamsMulti-Functional Transport Satellite Documentation MTSAT Instrument External Datastream Descriptions ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Multi-Functional Transport Satellite (MTSAT) Information updated on March 19, 2009, 8:59 pm GMT General Data Description The Multi-functional Transport Satellite (MTSAT) series fulfills two functions: a meteorological function by the Japan Meteorological Agency and an aviation control function by for the Civil Aviation Bureau of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. The MTSAT series succeeds the Geostationary Meteorological Satellite (GMS) series as the next generation geostationary satellite series covering the East Asia and the

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ARM XDC Datastreams  

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StreamsNOAA Climate Reference StreamsNOAA Climate Reference Network Documentation NOAACRN Instrument External Datastream Descriptions ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send NOAA Climate Reference Network (NOAACRN) Information updated on January 28, 2010, 7:51 pm GMT General Data Description The U.S. Climate Reference Network (USCRN) is a network of climate stations that is being developed as part of a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) initiative. The first station was installed in Nov 2000 and as of the end of October 2008, 114 stations have been installed (113 in the United States and 1 in Canada. For future station information, see CRN's latest newsletter). Its primary goal is to provide future

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ARM XDC Datastreams  

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StreamsTotal Ozone Mapping StreamsTotal Ozone Mapping Spectrometer Documentation TOMS Instrument External Datastream Descriptions ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer (TOMS) Information updated on March 16, 2006, 3:32 pm GMT General Data Description Global data derived from the Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer (TOMS) instrument on the Earth Probe satellite, consisting of daily values of aerosol index, ozone and reflectivity remapped into a regular 1x1.25 deg grid. Users of these data should acknowledge the support of the NASA Goddard Ozone Processing Team. Expand All Collapse All Data Stream Names toms : Total Ozone Mapping Experiment Spectrometer Measurement Description

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ARM XDC Datastreams  

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StreamsArkansas-Red Basin River StreamsArkansas-Red Basin River Forecast Center Documentation ABRFC Instrument External Datastream Descriptions ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Arkansas-Red Basin River Forecast Center (ABRFC) Information updated on November 5, 2008, 8:19 pm GMT General Data Description The ABRFC area of responsibility includes the drainage area of the Arkansas River above Pine Bluff Arkansas and the drainage area of the Red River above Fulton Arkansas. This comprises over 208,000 square miles and includes Oklahoma and portions of six neighboring states. Every hour a gridded (4 km x 4 km) precipitation field is created. This field is a combination of both WSR-88D Nexrad radar precipitation estimates and

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ARM XDC Datastreams  

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Demonstration Demonstration Network GPS Documentation WPDNGPS Instrument External Datastream Descriptions ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Wind Profiler Demonstration Network GPS (WPDNGPS) Information updated on December 4, 2006, 7:59 pm GMT General Data Description The GPS-Met Observing Systems Branch of NOAA develops and assesses techniques to measure atmospheric water vapor using ground-based Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers. The branch was formed in response to the need for improved moisture observations to support weather forecasting, climate monitoring, and research. The primary goals of the branch are to demonstrate the major aspects of an operational GPS integrated precipitable

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ARM XDC Datastreams  

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StreamsUS Department of StreamsUS Department of Agriculture (USDA) Radiation Monitoring Data Documentation USDARAD Instrument External Datastream Descriptions ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Radiation Monitoring Data (USDARAD) Information updated on September 17, 2009, 8:57 pm GMT General Data Description The USDA UV-B Monitoring and Research Program is a program of the US Department of Agriculture's Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service (CSREES). The program was initiated in 1992, through a grant to Colorado State University, to provide information on the geographical distribution and temporal trends of UVB (ultraviolet -B) radiation in the United States.

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ARM XDC Datastreams  

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StreamsIntegrated Sounding System StreamsIntegrated Sounding System Documentation ISSSONDE Instrument External Datastream Descriptions ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Integrated Sounding System (ISSSONDE) Information updated on September 28, 2006, 6:10 pm GMT General Data Description The ISS balloon borne sounding system is the standard NCAR "GAUS" (GPS Advanced Upper-Air Sounding System) sounding system. Expand All Collapse All Data Stream Names isssonde : Integrated Sounding System (ISS): meteorological data vertical profile isssonde10s : Integrated Sounding System (ISS): meteorological data vertical profile, 10-s resolution Measurement Description See The UCAR Web Page for the ISS Temporal Coverage

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ARM XDC Datastreams  

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StreamsNOAA/ESRL/GMD Radiometers StreamsNOAA/ESRL/GMD Radiometers Documentation NOAARAD Instrument External Datastream Descriptions ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send NOAA/ESRL/GMD Radiometers (NOAARAD) Information updated on June 26, 2007, 5:34 pm GMT General Data Description NOAA/ESRL GMD (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration / Earth System Research Laboratory, Global Monitoring Division) provides surface radiation data from Barrow, AK, part of a long-term surface solar irradiance monitoring network of globally remote sites (G-Rad). Data are available from 1976-02-18 to present. Expand All Collapse All Data Stream Names noaaradbrw : High resolution surface radiation data in netcdf format from Barrow

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ARM XDC Datastreams  

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StreamsOzone Monitoring Instrument StreamsOzone Monitoring Instrument Documentation OMI Instrument External Datastream Descriptions ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) Information updated on April 10, 2008, 7:10 pm GMT General Data Description The OMI instrument distinguishes between aerosol types, such as smoke, dust, and sulfates, and can measure cloud pressure and coverage, which provide data to derive tropospheric ozone. OMI continues the TOMS record for total ozone and other atmospheric parameters related to ozone chemistry and climate. The OMI instrument is mounted on the EOS Aura platform. The OMI instrument employs hyperspectral imaging in a push-broom mode to observe solar backscatter radiation in the visible and ultraviolet. The

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ARM XDC Datastreams  

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StreamsMinnis Cloud Products Using StreamsMinnis Cloud Products Using Visst Algorithm Documentation VISST Instrument External Datastream Descriptions ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Minnis Cloud Products Using Visst Algorithm (VISST) Information updated on March 29, 2013, 8:35 pm GMT General Data Description These data streams contain satellite based retrievals of cloud and radiation properties by Pat Minnis' group at NASA/Langley using the VISST (Visible Infrared Solar-Infrared Split Window Technique) algorithm. The data streams are both pixel-level (4-km) retrievals and gridded area averages on a 0.3 or 0.5 degree latitude-longitude grid. These data streams replace earlier satellite based retrievals that were

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ARM XDC Datastreams  

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StreamsRapid Update Cycle Model StreamsRapid Update Cycle Model Data Documentation RUC Instrument External Datastream Descriptions ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Rapid Update Cycle Model Data (RUC) Information updated on March 21, 2013, 6:17 pm GMT General Data Description The Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) is an operational atmospheric prediction system comprised primarily of a numerical forecast model and an analysis system to initialize that model. Mesoscale Analysis and Prediction System (MAPS) is the research counterpart to the RUC. The RUC has been developed to serve users needing short-range weather forecasts. RUC runs operationally at the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP). The key features of RUC/MAPS include:

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ARM XDC Datastreams  

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Centers for Environmental Prediction run a regional numerical weather analysis and forecast system that covers the entire North American Continent. The data archived by ARM...

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ARM XDC Datastreams  

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cloud products netCDF File Header Description (Data Object Design File) goes12minnis-acf - GOES-12: 0.3 degree cloud products, ARM Central Facility netCDF File Header...

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ARM XDC Datastreams  

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StreamsMultispectral Thermal Imager Documentation MTI Instrument MTI netCDF File Header Descriptions (Data Object Design Files) External Datastream Descriptions Order Data...

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ARM XDC Datastreams  

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Documentation FLUXNET Instrument FLUXNET netCDF File Header Descriptions (Data Object Design Files) External Datastream Descriptions Order Data Comments? We would love to hear...

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ARM XDC Datastreams  

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StreamsMesoscale Analysis and Prediction System Documentation MAPS Instrument MAPS netCDF File Header Descriptions (Data Object Design Files) External Datastream Descriptions Order...

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Microsoft PowerPoint - XDC_ARM_STM_2007_poster_final.ppt  

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Ten Ten Years of ARM External Data L. Ma, R. Wagener, L. Gregory, M. Liang, A. Tilp, A. Cialella Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York G XDC Mission The ARM External Data Center (XDC) acquires, processes, and transmits data to the ARM Archive, that are originally produced or collected by organizations through funding by other agencies or programs external to ARM. The criteria for inclusion are: * Scientifically relevant and complementary to ARM data * Not otherwise archived, or easily accessible * Significant value added by processing to follow ARM standards Here we show a sampling of external data-streams in each of the ARM measurement categories across all of the ARM sites. XDC celebrates 10 years of service When the XDC began operation in October 1996, it processed

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ARM - Data Documentation  

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Documentation Documentation Policies, Plans, Descriptions Data Documentation Home Data Sharing and Distribution Policy Data Management and Documentation Plan Data Product Registration and Submission Reading netCDF and HDF Data Files Time in ARM netCDF Data Files Data Archive Documentation ARM Archive's Catalog of Data Streams (Updated monthly) Access to Historical ARM Data More on Understanding and Finding ARM Data Data Quality Problem Reporting Data Documentation A day of data files is bundled or processed into a single 24-hour file that represents a data stream, which is then stored at the ARM Data Archive. A day of data files is bundled or processed into a single 24-hour file that represents a data stream, which is then stored at the ARM Data Archive. Data collected through the routine operations and scientific field

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ARM - Instrument - maps  

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govInstrumentsmaps Documentation MAPS : XDC documentation ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you Send us a note below or call us at...

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ARM - Publications: Science Team Meeting Documents: External Data Stream  

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External Data Stream Review External Data Stream Review Wagener, Richard Brookhaven National Laboratory Ma, Lynn DOE/Brookhaven National Laboratory Gregory, Laurie Brookhaven National Laboratory Tichler, Joyce DOE/Brookhaven National Laboratory Horwedel, Betsy Oak Ridge National Laboratory Cialella, Alice Brookhaven National Laboratory In terms of data volume, about half the data in the ACRF archive were generated outside of the ARM program and collected by the eXternal Data Center (XDC) from external sources, processed to standard formats, documented, and forwarded to the archive. This constitutes a unique resource drawing many users to the archive, however it involves a significant effort and we must assure that the effort is spent where it provides the most benefit to the ACRF science mission. Here, we present a

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ARM XDC Datastreams  

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banner Cart Icon Cart | Home | People | Site Index Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Climate Research Facility US Department of Energy About Science Campaigns Sites Instruments...

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ARM XDC Datastreams  

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NCEPGFS Instrument NCEPGFS netCDF File Header Descriptions (Data Object Design Files) External Datastream Descriptions Order Data Comments? We would love to hear from...

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ARM XDC Datastreams  

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Ed. by D. Carrothers, U.S. Department of Energy, Richland, WA. Soden, B, S Tjemkes, J Schmetz, R Saunders, J Bates, R Ellingson, R Engelen, L Garand, D Jackson, D Jedlovec, T...

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ARM XDC Datastreams  

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the in-flight calibration data derived from measurements of cold space and the on-board black-body calibration target. Angles are calculated from the orbit geometry and are stored...

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ARM XDC Datastreams  

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Information updated on August 21, 2006, 3:35 pm GMT General Data Description NOAA's Forecast Systems Laboratory (FSL) Demonstration Division provides data from an array of wind...

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ARM - Data Management and Documentation Plan  

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DocumentationData Management and Documentation Plan DocumentationData Management and Documentation Plan Policies, Plans, Descriptions Data Documentation Home Data Sharing and Distribution Policy Data Management and Documentation Plan Data Product Registration and Submission Reading netCDF and HDF Data Files Time in ARM netCDF Data Files Data Archive Documentation ARM Archive's Catalog of Data Streams (Updated monthly) Access to Historical ARM Data More on Understanding and Finding ARM Data Data Quality Problem Reporting Data Management and Documentation Plan Purpose This document describes datastream documentation requirements and standard formatting and naming protocols for both data users and the infrastructure who produce the data. Definitions Baseline Change Request (BCR): Used by the ARM Infrastructure as a process to provide configuration

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ARM - Publications: Science Team Meeting Documents  

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Infrared Cloud Imager (ICI) Measurements of Cloud Statistics During the Infrared Cloud Imager (ICI) Measurements of Cloud Statistics During the 2003 Cloudiness Intercomparison Campaign Gregory, L., Wagener, R., Ma, L.L., and Cialella, A., Brookhaven National Laboratory Fourteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The process of creating ARM data-streams from external data sources is described from identification of scientific need as determined by the science working groups to implementation and documentation, which involves ARM's task management tools: Engineering Change Request/Order, Baseline Change Request, Data Object Design/Birth of a Data Stream, eXternal Data Stream documentation. Pitfalls and typical delays are illustrated with recently completed data-stream ingests. Some procedural changes are

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ARM - Datastreams - usdauvmfrsr  

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Datastreamsusdauvmfrsr Datastreamsusdauvmfrsr Documentation XDC documentation Data Quality Plots ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Datastream : USDAUVMFRSR UV MFRSR data from USDA Active Dates 1999.02.17 - 2014.01.07 Measurement Categories Radiometric Originating Instrument US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Radiation Monitoring Data (USDARAD) Measurements The measurements below provided by this product are those considered scientifically relevant. Measurement Variable Shortwave narrowband diffuse downwelling irradiance difhorrad300 Shortwave narrowband diffuse downwelling irradiance difhorrad305 Shortwave narrowband diffuse downwelling irradiance difhorrad311 Shortwave narrowband diffuse downwelling irradiance

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ARM - Datastreams - acars  

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Datastreamsacars Datastreamsacars Documentation XDC documentation Data Quality Plots ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Datastream : ACARS ARINC ACARS: wind and temperature data from commercial aircraft (ARINC Communications, Addressing, and Reporting System) Active Dates 1998.09.22 - 2008.05.31 Measurement Categories Atmospheric State, Surface Properties Originating Instrument Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System (ACARS) Measurements The measurements below provided by this product are those considered scientifically relevant. Measurement Variable Atmospheric moisture correctedWVMR Atmospheric moisture dewpoint Atmospheric moisture downlinkedRH Atmospheric turbulence maxTurbulence

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ARM - Datastreams - usdarad  

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Datastreamsusdarad Datastreamsusdarad Documentation XDC documentation Data Quality Plots ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Datastream : USDARAD Visible MFRSR data from USDA Active Dates 1999.02.17 - 2014.01.07 Measurement Categories Radiometric Originating Instrument US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Radiation Monitoring Data (USDARAD) Measurements The measurements below provided by this product are those considered scientifically relevant. Measurement Variable Shortwave narrowband diffuse downwelling irradiance difhorizrad415 Shortwave narrowband diffuse downwelling irradiance difhorizrad500 Shortwave narrowband diffuse downwelling irradiance difhorizrad610 Shortwave narrowband diffuse downwelling irradiance

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ARM - Publications: Science Team Meeting Documents: Publication...  

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Publication Trends of ARM Research Troyan, David Brookhaven National Laboratory This study summarizes the publication record of ARM research. Items of all types listed in the ARM...

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ARM - External Data Center  

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govExternal Data Center External Data Center Order Data Description of External Data Streams Data Viewers and Plots (selected data sets) XDC Documentation External Data Center The...

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ARM - Publications: Science Team Meeting Documents  

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Mining the ARM Data Set: A WWW-Staged Prototype Relational Database of ARM Data Mace, G.G. and Hudach, D.P., University of Utah Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM)...

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ARM - Publications: Science Team Meeting Documents  

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Measurements at the DOE ARM NSA Site Dong, X. and Mace, G.G., University of Utah Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The Arctic plays...

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ARM - Publications: Science Team Meeting Documents  

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of Global Climate Models Using ARM Data Stephens, G.L., Gabriel, P., and Wood, N.B., Colorado State University Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM)...

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ARM - Publications: Science Team Meeting Documents  

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Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting With the complement of active and passive remote sensors at the four sites, the ARM program has generated (and continues to...

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ARM - Datastreams - ecmwfsupp  

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Datastreamsecmwfsupp Datastreamsecmwfsupp Documentation XDC documentation Data Quality Plots ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Datastream : ECMWFSUPP ECMWF: supplemental data, entire coverage Active Dates 1996.10.01 - 2013.11.30 Measurement Categories Atmospheric State, Cloud Properties, Radiometric, Surface Properties Originating Instrument European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Model Data (ECMWF) Description These data can only be distributed to ARM scientists. ARM scientists who obtain these data must agree to acknowledge use of the data in their publications and not to share the data with others who are not on the ARM Science Team. Measurements The measurements below provided by this product are those considered

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ARM - Datastreams - ecmwfvar  

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Datastreamsecmwfvar Datastreamsecmwfvar Documentation XDC documentation Data Quality Plots ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Datastream : ECMWFVAR ECMWF: model met. and cloud variables at altitude, entire coverage, 1-hr avg Active Dates 1995.04.17 - 2013.12.31 Measurement Categories Atmospheric State, Cloud Properties Originating Instrument European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Diagnostic Analyses (ECMWFDIAG) Description These data can only be distributed to ARM scientists. ARM scientists who obtain these data must agree to acknowledge use of the data in their publications and not to share the data with others who are not on the ARM Science Team. Measurements The measurements below provided by this product are those considered

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ARM - Datastreams - ecmwfflx  

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Datastreamsecmwfflx Datastreamsecmwfflx Documentation XDC documentation Data Quality Plots ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Datastream : ECMWFFLX ECMWF: radiative fluxes at altitude, 1-hr avg, entire coverage Active Dates 1995.04.17 - 2013.12.31 Measurement Categories Radiometric Originating Instrument European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Diagnostic Analyses (ECMWFDIAG) Description These data can only be distributed to ARM scientists. ARM scientists who obtain these data must agree to acknowledge use of the data in their publications and not to share the data with others who are not on the ARM Science Team. Measurements The measurements below provided by this product are those considered

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5okm 5okm Documentation XDC documentation Data Quality Plots ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Datastream : 05OKM Oklahoma Mesonet (OKM): 5-min averages, meteorological data from 111 stations Active Dates 1994.01.01 - 2013.11.30 Measurement Categories Atmospheric State, Radiometric Originating Instrument Oklahoma Mesonet (OKM) Description These data can only be distributed to ARM scientists. ARM scientists who obtain these data must agree to acknowledge use of the data in their publications and not to share the data with others who are not on the ARM Science Team. Measurements The measurements below provided by this product are those considered scientifically relevant. Measurement Variable

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Diurnal Cycle of Convection, Clouds, and Water Vapor in the Tropical Diurnal Cycle of Convection, Clouds, and Water Vapor in the Tropical Upper Troposphere Soden, B.J., NOAA/GFDL Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The presence of large diurnal variations in convection over the tropics is well documented. The amplitude of the diurnal cycle is typically largest over land areas, but important variations are also observed over oceans. Precipitation, for example, generally peaks in the early evening over tropical land regions and in the early morning over oceans. Such land/ ocean phase differences have been the topic of considerable research and debate. Many of the most widely studied diurnal variations, such as precipitation, cloud cover, and outgoing longwave radiation, are directly associated with the atmospheric hydrologic cycle. Given its obvious role in

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Whole-Sky Imager Data Retrieval Whole-Sky Imager Data Retrieval Tooman, T.P., Christensen, G.J., Sandia National Laboratories; Shields, J., and Karr, M., Marine Physical Laboratory, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego; Moore, S., and Sowle, D., Mission Research Corporation Ninth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The Whole-Sky Imager (WSI) is an automated imager used for assessing and documenting cloud fields and cloud field dynamics. Four WSI instruments have been deployed on hard surfaces: one in the Southern Great Plains, two in the Tropical Western Pacific, and one in the North Slope of Alaska. Additionally another instrument has been deployed on an ice breaker in the Polar Ice Cap - Surface Heat Budget of the Arctic (SHEBA). These electronic

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ARM Radiative Transfer Modeling and Remote Sensing Clough, Shepard Atmospheric and Environmental Research Shephard, Mark Atmospheric and Environmental Research, Inc. Mlawer, Eli...

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ARM-UAV Instrumentation Used On The Proteus Aircraft During The M-PACE Experiment McCoy, Robert Sandia National Laboratories Tooman, Tim Sandia National Laboratories The...

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MOD06 Cloud Products and the ARM SGP Zhang, Y.(a) and Mace, G.G.(b), University of Utah (a), University of Utah (b) Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science...

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A WWW-Staged Prototype ARM Database Utility Mace, G.G. and Hudach, D., University of Utah Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Counting from when...

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The ARM-UAV Grand Tour, SGP, NSA, TWP Tooman, T.T., Bolton, W.B.(a), and McCoy, R.F.(a), Sandia National Laboratories (a) Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science...

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Update on the ARM SCM/CRM multi-year continuous forcing datasets at SGP Update on the ARM SCM/CRM multi-year continuous forcing datasets at SGP Xie, Shaocheng Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Yio, John DOE/Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Klein, Stephen Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Cederwall, Richard Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Statistical study of SCM/CRM simulations requires a long-term (preferably, multiyear) large-scale forcing data. The current approach to develop such multiyear datasets at SGP is to use the NOAA mesoscale model RUC (Rapid Update Cycle) analyses constrained with the ARM surface and TOA measurements by using a variational analysis approach. Using this method, the LLNL ARM data infrastructure team developed a 2-year continuous forcing dataset for 1999-2000 two years ago. Since then, several ARM surface and

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Using ARM data to evaluate the dependence of surface downward longwave Using ARM data to evaluate the dependence of surface downward longwave radiation on near-surface temperature and water vapour path, in both ARM observations and the Met Office NWP model. Henderson, Peter Environmental Systems Science Centre Slingo, Anthony Environmental Systems Science Centre In this work, we continue our comparisons between ARM data and simulations from the UK Met Office Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP) model. The present analysis focuses on the variables that control the downwelling longwave radiation at the surface, in particular the column water vapour and near-surface temperature. Water vapour is both a source and a sink of latent heat, is an active modulator of atmospheric radiative transfer and therefore influences both the general circulation and the global energy

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govInstrumentsncepgfs govInstrumentsncepgfs Documentation NCEPGFS : XDC documentation ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Instrument : National Centers for Environment Prediction Global Forecast System (NCEPGFS) Instrument Categories Derived Quantities and Models General Overview Since 2001, NCEP NWP forecasts (global spectral model) have been processed by Hualu Pan at NCEP/EMC and archived by Stephen Krueger at University of Utah to produce station-like column outputs at locations corresponding to the ARM and other field campaign sites. All data from Jan 2001 up to now have been re-processed by Fanglin Yang for easy access, for comparison with ARM observations, and for driving single column models and cloud resolving

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Turbulence Properties Derived from MMCR Doppler Moments Mace, G. G., University of Utah Ninth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting We are developing an...

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Factors Vernon, E.N. and Mace, G.G., Department of Meteorology, Unviversity of Utah Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The extensive...

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Millimeter Radar and Microwave Radiometer Data Dong, X. and Mace, G.G., University of Utah Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting A new algorithm...

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Cloud Mask Products (MOD35) with MMCR Data Zhang, Q. and Mace, G.G., University of Utah Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The...

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of Cases Sampled During the 2000 Cloud IOP Sonntag, K. and Mace, G.G., University of Utah Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Quantities...

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of Cirrus Cloud Property Retrieval Algorithms Mace, G.G. and Zhang, Y., University of Utah Fourteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The problem of...

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Ackerman, T.P.(a), and Clothiaux, E.E.(b), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (a), The Pennsylvania State University (b) Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science...

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NASAGoddard Space Flight Center Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting This is a status report for the "International Intercomparison of...

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M.J., Brookhaven National Laboratory Ninth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The Brookhaven National Laboratory has developed a shipboard radiation...

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Northwest National Laboratory (e) Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Aerosol influences on shortwave radiation are substantial locally and...

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Cloud Optical Depth Retrievals DeSlover, D.H. and Knuteson, R.O., University of Wisconsin - Madison Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Data...

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designed to facilitate intercomparison of ARM data with the satellite data and include thermodynamic profiles, millmeter radar data, microwave radiometer data, surface...

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Optical Remote Sensing Research at Montana State University Shaw, J.A., Repasky, K., and Carlsten, J.A., Montana State University Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM)...

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Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting A retrieval method of photon pathlength distribution using Rotating Shadowband Spectroradiometer (RSS) measurements in the oxygen...

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Satellite Determination of Large-Scale Ice Water Path Distribution During ARM IOPs Liu, G. and Zuiderweg, A., Florida State University Large-scale horizontal distribution and...

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Investigation of high ice supersaturation in cirrus clouds using ARM data and an explicit cloud model Comstock, Jennifer Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Lin, Ruei-Fong NASA...

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Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The Desert Research Institute (DRI) instantaneous cloud condensation nuclei (CCN) spectrometer and a 3010 TSI CN counter...

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overlap in order to improve the general circulation models used to produce climate forecasts. The long term meteorological data gathered by the DOE ARM program offers a unique...

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Model for Vector (Polarized) Radiative Transfer Min, Q. and Duan, M., State University of New York at Albany Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting...

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Min, Q., and Michalsky, J. J., Atmospheric Sciences Research Inst., State University of New York at Albany Ninth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting We...

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focus of this study is to estimate the confidence intervals of the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Enhanced Shortwave Experiment (ARESE) solar radiation measurements on...

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traceable to an international standard is the first step in establishing research quality solar irradiance measurement capabilities. All radiometers used in the ARM Program for...

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Y., Hampton University; Morcrette, J.-J., European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasting Ninth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Data over the...

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(ARM) Science Team Meeting Anthony Davis and Alexander Marshak have spearheaded a book proposal to Springer-Verlag on 3D radiative transfer in cloud layers and cloudy...

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Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Black carbon (BC), the predominant source of solar absorption in atmospheric aerosol, can be present therein as pure BC particles distinct...

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Calculation of Forcing by Carbonaceous Aerosols Penner, J.E., Zhang, S., and Chuang, C., University of Michigan Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting...

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Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Satellite measurements using passive sensors are more accurate in measuring cloud tops than cloud bases especially in...

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Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Measurements by airborne cloud radar and passive instruments such as the CSU Scanning Spectral Polarimeter (SSP) during the recent...

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Subgrid-Scale Vertical Transport of Moisture and Energy Over the ARM SGP: Analysis of Measurements and Parameterizations in Cumulus Convection Schemes Zhang, M.H., State University...

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New Parameterization of Droplet Nucleation Penner, J.E. and Chen, Y., University of Michigan Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Several...

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over the ARM SGP area from multi-year satellite observations Trishchenko, Alexander Canada Centre for Remote Sensing Luo, Yi Canada Centre for Remote Sensing Li, Zhanqing...

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Autonomous Retrieval of Cloud and Aerosol Properties from ARM Micropulse Lidar Flynn, Connor Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Christy, Jason Columbia University Beus, Sherman...

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ARM Micropulse Lidar: Configuration Upgrades and New Data Products Flynn, C.J., Mendoza, A., and Christy, J., Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Fourteenth Atmospheric Radiation...

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in Stratus Clouds Evidence of High Ice Supersaturation in Cirrus Clouds Using ARM Raman Lidar Measurements* Local Correlations and Multifractal Behavior in Marine Boundary Layer...

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Systems Laboratory is operating a network of GPS receivers located at each of their wind profiler sites. The University of Oklahoma, in cooperation with the ARM program,...

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ARM Site Atmospheric State Best Estimates for AIRS Forward Model and ARM Site Atmospheric State Best Estimates for AIRS Forward Model and Retrieval Validation Tobin, David University of Wisconsin-Madison Revercomb, Henry University Of Wisconsin-Madison Knuteson, Robert University Of Wisconsin Feltz, Wayne University of Wisconsin Moy, Leslie University of Wisconsin-Madison Lesht, Barry Argonne National Laboratory Cress, Ted Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Strow, Larrabee Hannon, Scott Fetzer, Eric Jet Propulsion Laboratory The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) on the EOS Aqua platform is the first of a new generation of advanced hyperspectral atmospheric sounders with the capability of retrieving temperature and trace gas profiles with high vertical resolution and absolute accuracy. In the past few years ARM has played a major role in the validation of AIRS, including the launch of

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Cloud and Radiative Properties Derived Over the ARM NSA Domain From AVHRR Cloud and Radiative Properties Derived Over the ARM NSA Domain From AVHRR Data Heck, P.W., Nguyen, L., Smith, W. L., Jr., Ayers, J.K., Doelling, D.R., and Spangenberg, D.A., Analytical Services and Materials, Inc.; Minnis, P., and Young, D.F., National Aeronautics and Space Administration-Langley Research Center Ninth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program's polar sites on the North Slope of Alaska (NSA) measure time series of various atmospheric, cloud and radiative properties over a few selected areas. Satellite data are needed to provide measurements of similar properties between the sites and to estimate the radiation budget at the top of the atmosphere. Over the other ARM sites in the central United States and the Pacific, geostationary

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Evaluation of Terra Aerosol and Water Vapor Measurements Using ARM SGP Data Evaluation of Terra Aerosol and Water Vapor Measurements Using ARM SGP Data Ferrare, R.A.(a), Brasseur, L.H.(b), Clayton, M.B.(b), Turner, D.D.(c), Remer, L.(d), and Gao, B.C.(e), NASA Langley (a), SAIC (b), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (c), NASA Goddard (d), Naval Research Laboratory (e) Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Measurements from the Department of Energy Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Southern Great Plains (SGP) site are used to evaluate atmospheric measurements derived from NASA's Moderate-Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) and Multiangle Imaging Spectroradiometer (MISR) sensors on board the Terra satellite. MODIS and MISR AOT retrievals are evaluated using ARM SGP Cimel Sun photometer and MultiFilter Rotating

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Evaluation of Simulated Clouds in the Community Atmospheric Model (CAM2): Evaluation of Simulated Clouds in the Community Atmospheric Model (CAM2): Over the Globe and at the ARM Site Zhang, M.H.(a) and Lin, W.Y.(a), Stony Brook University Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting We first compare seasonal climatology of the global distribution of ISCCP-type clouds in the NCAR CAM2 with observations from ISCCP. Model deficiencies in simulated clouds are highlighted. Model capability of simulating the observed response of different cloud types to ENSO is also discussed. We then use ARM cloud measurements at the ARM SGP to compare with the CAM cloud statistics at the same site. It is shown that several model deficiencies in the global cloud distribution are also present at the ARM site. Relevance of these model deficiencies to the interpretation of

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Characterizing and Filling Temporal and Spatial Gaps in Time-Aggregated ARM Characterizing and Filling Temporal and Spatial Gaps in Time-Aggregated ARM Measurements for Use in Carbon Models Hargrove, W.W.(a), Brandt, C.C.(a), Jager, H.I.(a), Hanan, N.(b), and McCord, R.A.(a), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)(a), Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory (NREL)(b) Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Data gaps limit the use of ARM data as input for simulation models. Because the ARM program records actual measurements, circumstances unavoidably arise when instrument and storage failures create gaps in the temporal stream of measurements. Most temporal gaps are short in duration and affect only one or a few related parameters. However, some rare failures, such as wide-area power outages or ice storms, occasionally affect many measurement

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Three-Dimensional Radiative Transfer Computations to Complement the ARM Three-Dimensional Radiative Transfer Computations to Complement the ARM Broadband Heating Rate Profile (BBHRP) Value Added Product (VAP) OHirok, W.(a), Gautier, C.(a), and Miller, M.A.(b), University of California, Santa Barbara (a), Brookhaven National Laboratory (b) Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting A core programmatic goal of ARM is to understand how cloud variability is associated with radiative flux variability. A major effort among the ARM working groups is now underway to produce the Broadband Heating Rate Profile (BBHRP) Value Added Product (VAP). The heating rate profiles are derived from Rapid Radiative Transfer Models (RRTMs) that use best estimates of cloud characteristics, gaseous profiles, aerosols and surface

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Physical Retrieval of PWV and CLW with MonoRTM Using ARM MWR Data Physical Retrieval of PWV and CLW with MonoRTM Using ARM MWR Data Clough, S.A.(a), Cady-Pereira, K.(a), Boukabara, S.(a), and Liljegren, J.C.(b), Atmospheric and Environmental Research, Inc. (a), Argonne National Laboratory (b) Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The newly developed radiative transfer model, MonoRTM, has been utilized as the forward model in a physical retrieval method to obtain Precipitable Water Vapor (PWV) and Cloud Liquid Water (CLW) using ARM MWR data. The dependence of the forward model on water vapor and oxygen has been carefully analyzed in the context of the ARM dataset covering a three-year period from 1996 to 1998. A detailed error analysis for the forward model brightness temperatures at 23.8 GHz and 31.4 GHz has been has been

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Comparisons of a Cloud Resolving Model and ARM Data Comparisons of a Cloud Resolving Model and ARM Data Posselt, D., Mecikalski, J., Tanamachi, R., Feltz, W.F., Turner, D.D., Tobin, D., Knuteson, R.O., and Revercomb, H.E., University of Wisconsin - Madison Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting CIMSS/SSEC at the University of Wisconsin is currently running version 3.5 of the PSU/NCAR MM5 once per day at a resolution of 4 km over the ARM CART site domain. Simulations are performed using a sophisticated cloud-resolving microphysics scheme (Reisner 1998) and a radiative parameterization based on RRTM (Mlawer 1997). With selection of appropriate case studies, comparisons of the model output to ARM data can be used to evaluate the model's ability to reproduce boundary-layer thermal and

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Improved Retrieval Of Cloud Liquid Water Path For ARM Microwave Improved Retrieval Of Cloud Liquid Water Path For ARM Microwave Radiometers Liljegren, J.C., Ames Laboratory Eighth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program has deployed dual-frequency microwave water radiometers (MWRs) at its Cloud and Radiation Testbed (CART) sites in the U. S. Southern Great Plains (SGP), the Tropical Western Pacific (TWP), and the North Slope of Alaska/Adjacent Arctic Ocean (NSA/AAO). Although the integrated water vapor amount provided by these instruments has enjoyed increasing application, the primary purpose of these instruments has been to provide measurements of the integrated liquid water path in clouds. The liquid water path measurements have been widely used by ARM investigators to test cloud life cycle

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8 Science Team Meeting 8 Science Team Meeting 1998 Proceedings Proceedings Sorted by Title Proceedings Sorted by Author Science Team Meeting Proceedings Cover image Proceedings of the Eighth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting ARM-CONF-1998, March 1998 Tucson, Arizona For proper viewing, many of these proceedings should be viewed with Adobe Acrobat Reader. Download the latest version from the Adobe Reader website. View session papers by Author or Title. * Poster abstract only; an extended abstract was not provided by the author(s). History and Status of the ARM Program - March 1998 Session Papers A Cloud Climatology of the ARM CART Site S.M. Lazarus, S.K. Krueger, and G.G. Mace A Combination of the Separation of Variable and the T-Matrix Method for Computing Optical Properties of Spheroidal Particles*

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Using ARM Measurements to Evaluate and Improve the Turbulent Boundary-Layer Using ARM Measurements to Evaluate and Improve the Turbulent Boundary-Layer Parameterization in the CCM Zhang, M.H. (a) and Yu, R.C. (a), State University of New York(a) Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Three-Dimensional advective tendencies at the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program Southern Great Plains (SGP) site, together with diurnal variation of the clear-sky boundary layer atmosphere temperature and moisture, are used to study the down-gradient and "non-local" turbulent transport of heat and moisture in the atmospheric boundary layer. The observational results are then used to evaluate the boundary layer parameterization in the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) CCM3. It is found that the down-gradient turbulent transport in the CCM3 is

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Fair - Weather Cumuli Climatology at the TWP ARM Site Fair - Weather Cumuli Climatology at the TWP ARM Site Kollias, P. and Albrecht B.A., University of Miami Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Fair-weather cumuli are fundamental in regulating the vertical structure of water vapor and entropy in the lowest 2 km of the Earths atmosphere over vast areas of the oceans. Over two years of data from the mm-wavelength cloud radar, at the Nauru (TWP-ARM) site, are analyzed and a statistical description of the field of fair weather cumulus is inferred. Frequency diagrams of cloud thickness, fractional coverage, updraft-downdraft magnitudes and cloud reflectivity are calculated for four different classes of fair weather cumuli. Seasonal patterns are identified and their relationship to the thermodynamic structure of the boundary layer (wet-dry

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Diurnal Cycle of Cloud Microphysical Properties from GOES Over the ARM Diurnal Cycle of Cloud Microphysical Properties from GOES Over the ARM Southern Great Plains Minnis, P., and Young, D.F., National Aeronautics and Space Administration-Langley Research Center; Smith, W.L., Jr., and Heck, P.W., Analytical Services and Materials, Inc. Ninth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Cloud coverage, height and optical depth have been derived from the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) data taken over the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program's Southern Great Plains (SGP) domain since 1994. While these parameters provide a valuable basis for understanding the interaction of clouds with the radiation budget, they do not provide a complete characterization of the cloud field. Phase

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Comparison of MM5 Forecast Shortwave Radiation with ARM SGP Data Comparison of MM5 Forecast Shortwave Radiation with ARM SGP Data Armstrong, M.A. and Ellingson, R.G., University of Maryland Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The performance of the Pennsylvania State University-National Center for Atmospheric Research Mesoscale Model 5 (MM5), in particular the shortwave downwelling (SW) flux calculations, is examined in this paper. Selected quantities output from the MM5 were compared with ARM SGP data gathered during the SCM intensive observation period (IOP) from June 18 to July 18, 1997. MM5 was run 29 times with a forecast length of 24 hours. The data were saved and then compared to radiosonde and pyranometer data. SW flux calculated from the MM5 deviated severely from that observed at the SGP

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Comparison of ARM Cloud Property Observations with CRM Simulations Comparison of ARM Cloud Property Observations with CRM Simulations Xu, K.-M. (a), Cederwall, R.T. (b), Xie, S.C. (b), and Yio, J.J. (b), NASA Langley Research Center (a), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (b) Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The cloud property observations are compared with cloud-resolving model simulated cloud properties in this study, using the Summer 1997 Intensive Observation Period (IOP) data of the ARM program. Midlatitude continental cumulus convection are simulated by seven 2-D and two 3-D cloud resolving models (CRMs), driven by observed large-scale advective temperature and moisture tendencies, surface turbulence fluxes, and radiative heating profiles during three subperiods of the Summer 1997 IOP. Each subperiod

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An Overview of ARM Satellite Cloud and Radiation Budget Datasets An Overview of ARM Satellite Cloud and Radiation Budget Datasets Minnis, P.(a), Nguyen, L.(a), Smith Jr., W.L.(a), Doelling, D.R.(b), Heck, P.W.(c), Khaiyer, M.M.(b), Palikonda, R.(b), Young, D.F.(a), Spangenberg, D.A.(b), Chakrapani, V.(b), Walter, B.J.(b), and Nowicki, G.D.(b), NASA Langley Research Center (a), Analytical Services and Materials, Inc. (b), CIMSS/University of Wisconsin-Madison (c) Fourteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The derivation of cloud properties from satellite data has been greatly enhanced by the availability of new multispectral satellite imagers, the validation power of ARM instruments and IOPs, and increases in computer processing speeds. Likewise, the recent availability of broadband radiation

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Cloud Height Statistics Derived from ARM Millimeter Cloud Radar Cloud Height Statistics Derived from ARM Millimeter Cloud Radar Kato, S. (a), Clothiaux, E.E. (b), and Xu, K.-M. (c), Hampton University (a), Pennsylvania State University (b), NASA Langley Research Center(c) Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The probability of occurrence of the cloud top height for a given altitude and relation to the geometrical cloud thickness are derived from radar reflectivity factor taken by a millimeter cloud radar operated at ARM Oklahoma site. Statistics derived using July 1997 data show that the cloud top is likely to occur at 12 km and clouds extend to the lower troposphere. Statistics derived using January 1998 data show that single layer boundary layer clouds are dominant. There is another cloud top peak, although less

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LASE Characterization of Water Vapor, Aerosol, and Cloud Distributions Over LASE Characterization of Water Vapor, Aerosol, and Cloud Distributions Over the ARM Southern Great Plains Central Facility During AFWEX Ismail, S. (a), Ferrare, R.A. (a), Browell, E.V. (a), Kooi, S.A. (b), Brasseur L.H. (b), Clayton, M.B. (b), Brackett, V. (b), Goldsmith, J.E.M. (c), Whiteman, D.N. (d), and Barrick, J. (a), NASA Langley Research Center (a), SAIC Inc., Hampton, Virginia (b), Sandia National Laboratories (c), NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (d) Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting NASA's Lidar Atmospheric Sensing Experiment (LASE) system was operated during the ARM/FIRE Water Vapor Experiment (AFWEX) to characterize the upper tropospheric water vapor field over the ARM Center Facility (CF) as part of the third Water Vapor Intensive Observation Period (WVIOP3). LASE

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ARM External Data: Recent Developments and Future Plans ARM External Data: Recent Developments and Future Plans Wagener, R., Gregory, L., Ma, L.L., and Cialella, A., Brookhaven National Laboratory Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting This poster lists new datastreams collected and processed by the ARM External Data Center since the last update in 1999 (MOLTS, TOMS, 30 min OK Mesonet, CSPHOT, TWP AVHRR, ECMWF, RUC, TAO Buoy, IAP). We describe briefly the software tools employed in converting these data to netCDF files, because data-users might find them helpful in dealing with the raw files themselves (GrADS, IDL, Perl). The priorities for future data acquisitions and ingests are set by consensus of the Science Working Groups. The current high priority new collections include: Suominet GPS data, Darwin Radar and

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Direct Aerosol Forcing Calculated at the ARM Southern Great Plains Site Direct Aerosol Forcing Calculated at the ARM Southern Great Plains Site Ackerman, T.P., Flynn, D.M., and Long, C.N., Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The continuous measurements of direct and diffuse solar radiation, water vapor column amount, and aerosol optical depth provided at the ARM SGP site permit us to calculate directly the actual magnitude of the direct aerosol forcing. Our methodology employs the clear sky detection algorithm of Long and Ackerman (2000) to identify cloudless periods. We then fit the downward solar flux at the surface during these periods with an empirical function, which provides us with a continuous mathematical representation of the surface flux under aerosol conditions. The flux under completely clear

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ARM In The Classroom: Developing an Operational Forecasting Site for the ARM In The Classroom: Developing an Operational Forecasting Site for the NSA Harrington, J. Y.(a) and Olsson, P. Q.(b), The Pennsylvania State University (a), The University of Alaska Anchorage (b) Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting During the fall 2002 semester, the Department of Meteorology's Computer Applications in Meteorology course took on the project of developing an operational forecasting site for the ARM North Slope of Alaska and the Alaska Region. The course was designed around team-driven forecast products similar to what the students will find in the job environment. During the fall semester, the students were provided with a data feed from Alaska consisting of various forecast fields for the ETA model Alaska grid. The

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The Use of the ARM WSI to Estimate the Atmospheric Optical Depth at Night The Use of the ARM WSI to Estimate the Atmospheric Optical Depth at Night Musat, I.C. and Ellingson, R.G., University of Maryland Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The shortwave extinction by atmospheric constituents can be studied during the night, with the light of stars as a radiation source, using the ARM Whole Sky Imager (WSI). The digital images obtained with the WSI are processed to infer the star radiance at the TOA and the broadband atmospheric extinction coefficient. Subsequently, the broadband extinction is calculated from an atmosphere model, and the goodness of fit of the model with observations is assessed taking into account the known profiles of temperature, pressure, columnar mixing ratios of the gases, diverse

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Comparison of Aerosol Properties Within and Above the Atmospheric Boundary Comparison of Aerosol Properties Within and Above the Atmospheric Boundary Layer at the ARM SGP Site Delle Monache, L.(a), Perry, K.D.(a), and Cederwall, R.T.(b), San Jose State University (a), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (b) Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The objective of this work is to determine under what conditions, if any, measurements of aerosol properties made at the surface at the ARM SGP Central Facility are representative of aerosol properties within the column of air above the surface. This is important in assessing the value of data collected at the ARM Aerosol Observation System (AOS) for developing and diagnosing cloud and radiation parameterizations involving aerosol properties within and above the atmospheric boundary layer (ABL). The study

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Sub-Grid-Scale Isentropic Transports on McRAS Evaluations Sub-Grid-Scale Isentropic Transports on McRAS Evaluations Using ARM-CART SCM Datasets Sud, Y.C., Walker, G.K., and Tao, W.-K., Climate and Radiation Branch, Laboratory for Atmospheres, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Fourteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Influence of Sub-grid-Scale Isentropic Transports on McRAS: Evaluation using ARM-CART SCM Datasets. Y. C. Sud, G. K. Walker and W.-K. Tao In GCM-physics evaluations with the currently available ARM-CART SCM datasets, McRAS produced very similar character of near surface errors of simulated temperature and humidity containing typically warm and moist biases near the surface and cold and dry biases aloft. We argued it must have a common cause presumably rooted in the model physics. Lack of vertical adjustment

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Comparison of Stratus Cloud Optical Depths Retrieved from Surface and GOES Comparison of Stratus Cloud Optical Depths Retrieved from Surface and GOES Measurements over the SGP ARM Central Facility Dong, X., and Smith, W.L. Jr., Analytical Services and Materials, Inc.; Minnis, P., NASA Langley Research Center Eighth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting For reliable application of satellite datasets in cloud process and single column models, it is important to have a reasonable estimate of the errors in the observed cloud properties. When properly used, ground-based instruments can provide a cloud truth dataset for estimating errors in the satellite products. Data taken during the spring 1994 ARM Intensive Observation Period (IOP), ARM Enhanced Shortwave Experiment (ARESE), and SUbsonic Aircraft Contrail and Cloud Effects Special Study (SUCCESS) are

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GPS Measured Water Vapor Variability at the ARM SGP CF GPS Measured Water Vapor Variability at the ARM SGP CF Braun, J. (a), Rocken, C. (a), and Schmid, B. (b), UCAR (a), BAER (b) Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Ground based Global Positioning System (GPS) stations can measure precipitable water vapor (PWV) and slant water vapor (SWV). SWV is the integrated amount of water vapor along the slant path from the GPS transmitter to the station. The ARM program has sponsored the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) to install and operate a network of single frequency GPS receivers at the Southern Great Plains (SGP) Central Facility (CF). Fourteen stations were installed in 1999, and an additional nine stations in 2000. The entire network covers approximately 40 square kilometers roughly centered around the SGP CF. This

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An Overview of Water Vapor IOP (WVIOP) 2000 and ARM/FIRE Water Vapor An Overview of Water Vapor IOP (WVIOP) 2000 and ARM/FIRE Water Vapor EXperiment (AFWEX) Tobin, D., Revercomb, H., and Turner, D.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting WVIOP 2000 and AFWEX, two field experiments with focus on the accuracy of ARM water vapor measurements, have recently been conducted. WVIOP 2000, the third in a series of WVIOPs which have studied the accuracy of lower tropospheric water vapor measurements, ran from 18 September to 8 October 2000 and consisted of ground based operations primarily out of the SGP central facility. AFWEX was an interagency experiment with the primary goal of assessing the accuracy of upper level (~8-12 km) water vapor measurements. It was conducted from 27 November to 15 December 2000 and

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ARM Radiosonde Humidity Measurements and Proposed Corrections ARM Radiosonde Humidity Measurements and Proposed Corrections Based On AWEX Radiosonde Intercomparisons Miloshevich, L.M.(a), Lesht, B.M.(b), and Voemel, H.(c), National Center for Atmospheric Research (a), Argonne National Laboratory (b), NOAA/CMDL (c) Fourteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting ARM radiosonde relative humidity (RH) measurements are widely used in numerical modeling, remote sensor validation, and radiative transfer calculations, yet their accuracy as a function of temperature and RH has not been adequately quantified. During the AIRS Water vapor EXperiment (AWEX) at the SGP site in November 2003, 34 launches of multiple radiosondes on the same balloon were conducted, including 12 soundings from the University of Colorado's Cryogenic Frostpoint Hygrometer (CFH). The

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Effects of Land-Surface Physics on the Cloud-Resolving Simulations During the ARM Summer 1997 IOP Wang, D.H. (a,b) and Xu, K.M.(b), Hampton University (a), NASA Langley Research...

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Cloud Layer Thickness and Temperature Vernon, E.N.(a) and Mace, G.G.(b), University of Utah (a), University of Utah (b) Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science...

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Retrieval of Ice Water Path, Ice Particle Size, and Shape Mitchell, D.L., Arnott, W.P., and Ivanova, D.C., Desert Research Institute Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM)...

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Using GFS Weather Model to Reduce Diurnal Differences Between GPS PW and ARM MWR PW Van Hove, T.(a), Liljegren, J.C.(b), Rocken, C.(a), and Braun, J.(a), University Corporation for...

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since April 2002. This poster will present a view of the 20022003 Australian summer monsoon through the use of data collected by both the ARM and existing Bureau of Meteorology...

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November 2002 rejoined the program to participate in the SGP leg of the ARM-UAV "Grand Tour". S-HIS spectral coverage is 580-3000 cm-1 with a resolution of 0.5 cm-1, and spatially...

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University of Utah has been archiving (daily) column data from the NCEP Medium Range Forecast (MRF) model for various sites over the globe. Four of these sites coincide with ARM...

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R.H.(a), and Papakyriakou, T.N.(b), University of Miami, RSMAS (a), University of Manitoba, CEOS (b) Fourteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting As...

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Instrumentation for the AMR-UAV Payload McCoy, R.F., Tooman, T.T., and Bolton, W.B., Sandia National Laboratories Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team...

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and ARM Enhanced Shortwave Experiment Aircraft Data J.K. Ayers, D.R. Doelling, L. Nguyen, W.L. Smith, Jr., and P. Minnis Cloud Optical Properties Obtained from the...

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M.W. An Overview of ARM Satellite Cloud and Radiation Budget Datasets* Minnis, P., Nguyen, L., Smith Jr., W.L., Doelling, D.R., Heck, P.W., Khaiyer, M.M., Palikonda, R., Young,...

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Initial Measurements from the Compact Millimeter-Wave Radar Initial Measurements from the Compact Millimeter-Wave Radar Roman-Nieves, J.(a), Sekelsky, S.M.(a), Tooman, T.T.(b), and Bolton, W.B.(b), University of Massachusetts at Amherst (a), Sandia National Laboratories (b) Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The University of Massachusetts at Amherst has developed a solid state compact 95 GHz millimeter-wave radar (CMR) for the ARM Unmanned Aerospace Vehicle (UAV) program. CMR has recently flown in ARM-UAV sponsored engineering flights and a cirrus science mission flying aboard the NASA Proteus aircraft. This poster presents the final CMR hardware configuration and results from ground-based and airborne engineering measurements. In addition we show airborne measurements form from the ARM-UAV 2002 Cirrus

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Aerosol Indirect Effect: Evidence from the ARM SGP and NSA Sites Aerosol Indirect Effect: Evidence from the ARM SGP and NSA Sites Penner, J.E.(a), Chen, Y.(a), and Dong, X.(b), University of Michigan (a), University of North Dakota (b) Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The ARM SGP site and the NSA site provide a unique opportunity to examine the effects of aerosols on cloud optical properties because the aerosol concnetrations at each site span the range between polluted and clean conditions. Here, we examine whether the effect of aerosols on clouds can adequately explain the observed relationship between the liquid water path observed at each site and the cloud optical depth required to determine the observed surface flux. Aerosol number concentration at the SGP site was determined from the observed CN number concentration as well as the

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The ARM Blue/Green Period: 3-Channel Color Composites of GOES-8 Data The ARM Blue/Green Period: 3-Channel Color Composites of GOES-8 Data Wagener, R., and Gregory, L., Brookhaven National Laboratory, ARM External Data Center Konidaris, N., Carnegie Mellon University; Minnett, P.J., University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences Ninth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Despite the title and the general appearance of the resulting images, this is not an attempt to emulate art nor an expression of anybody's mood. It is simply an attempt to condense as much information as possible about a day's worth of Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) data onto a single web page. A 24-bit red, green, blue (RGB) color composite is derived by assigning the reflectivity in the GOES-8 visible channel to red,

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Datastreamsecmwfsfc1l Datastreamsecmwfsfc1l Documentation XDC documentation Data Quality Plots ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Datastream : ECMWFSFC1L ECMWF: surface variables and fluxes, single layer, 1-hr avg Active Dates 2000.09.13 - 2013.12.31 Measurement Categories Atmospheric State, Radiometric, Surface Properties Originating Instrument European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Diagnostic Analyses (ECMWFDIAG) Description These data can only be distributed to ARM scientists. ARM scientists who obtain these data must agree to acknowledge use of the data in their publications and not to share the data with others who are not on the ARM Science Team. Measurements The measurements below provided by this product are those considered

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LASE Characterization of Water Vapor Over the ARM SGP During AFWEX LASE Characterization of Water Vapor Over the ARM SGP During AFWEX Ismail, S.(a), Ferrare, R.A.(a), Browell, E.V.(a), Kooi, S.A.(b), Brasseur, L.H.(b), Clayton, M.B.(b), Brackett, V.(b), Turner, D.D. (c), Goldsmith, J.E.M.(d), Whiteman, D.N.(e), Barrick, J.(a), Sachse, G.(a), Diskin, G.(a), Podolske, J.(f), Schmidlin, F.J.(g), and Bosenberg, J.(h), NASA Langley (a), SAIC (b), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (c), Sandia National Laboratories (d), NASA Goddard (e), NASA Ames (f), NASA Wallops (g), Max Planck Institute (h) Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting NASA's Lidar Atmospheric Sensing Experiment (LASE) system was operated during the ARM/FIRE Water Vapor Experiment (AFWEX) to characterize the upper tropospheric (UT) water vapor field over the ARM Center Facility (CF)

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Water Vapor Intensive Operating Periods: General Results, Status and Plans Water Vapor Intensive Operating Periods: General Results, Status and Plans Revercomb, H.E., Tobin, D.C., Knuteson, R.O., and Feltz, W.F., University of Wisconsin-Madison; Turner, D.D., Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Ninth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Accurate measurements of atmospheric water vapor are very important for climate research and monitoring. Unexpectedly large uncertainties of sonde water vapor observations implied by Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program's radiation measurements led to special Water Vapor Intensive Observation Periods (IOPs) conducted in 1996 and 1997 at the Southern Great Plains (SGP) central facility. The goal was to use the complement of ARM advanced instrumentation to better quantify the problem and to find ways of

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Interactions of Cumulus Convection and the Boundary Layer Over the Southern Interactions of Cumulus Convection and the Boundary Layer Over the Southern Great Plains Krueger, S.K. (a), Luo, Y. (a), Lazarus, S.M. (a), and Xu, K.-M. (b), University of Utah (a), NASA Langley Research Center (b) Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting We are using observations and cloud-resolving model (CRM) simulations to better understand the interaction between deep cumulus convection and the boundary layer over the southern Great Plains of the United States. The observations are from a 29-day ARM SCM IOP that took place at the ARM SGP site during June and July 1997. The cumulus effects in the boundary layer are due to rain evaporation and fluxes due to cumulus updrafts and downdrafts. These effects can substantially modify the boundary layer in

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The Second ARM Diffuse Horizontal Irradiance Comparison Fall 2003 The Second ARM Diffuse Horizontal Irradiance Comparison Fall 2003 Michalsky, J.J.(a), Dolce, R.(b), Dutton, E.G.(c), Long, C.N.(d), Jeffries, W.Q.(e), McArthur, L.J.B.(f), Philipona, R.(g), Reda, I.(h), and Stoffel, T.L.(h), State University of New York at Albany (a), Kipp & Zonen, Inc. (b), Climate Monitoring and Diagnostics Laboratory, NOAA (c), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (d), Yankee Environmental Systems, Inc. (e), Meteorological Service of Canada (f), World Radiation Center (g), National Renewable Energy Laboratory (h) Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The first diffuse horizontal irradiance comparison in the Fall 2001 revealed a consistency near the 2 W/m2 level among more than half of the pyranometers that participated. In planning for this second comparison the

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Boundary Layer Structure and Fair-Weather Cumulus Characteristics at the Boundary Layer Structure and Fair-Weather Cumulus Characteristics at the TWP ARM Site - Comparisons with Other Tropical and Subtropical Sites Albrecht, B. and Kollias, P., University of Miami Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Fair-weather cumuli are fundamental in regulating the vertical structure of water vapor and entropy in the lowest 2 km of the Earths atmosphere over vast areas of the oceans. Boundary layer structures and cloud characteristics observed at Nauru (ARM TWP) during suppressed convective conditions are compared with those observed at other tropical and subtropical sites. Over three years of data from the mm-wavelength cloud radar and ceilometer observations at the Nauru site are analyzed and a statistical description of the field of fair weather cumulus is inferred.

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Towards Parameterization of Frontal Mesoscale Circulations and Cloudiness Towards Parameterization of Frontal Mesoscale Circulations and Cloudiness in GCMs Based on ARM Observations Norris, J.R.(a), Weaver, C.P.(b), Gordon, N.D.(c), and Klein, S.A.(d), Scripps Institution of Oceanography (a), Rutgers University (b), Scripps Institution of Oceanography (c), GFDL/NOAA (d) Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Cloudiness associated with extratropical cyclones is currently poorly represented in GCMs due to incorrect and insufficient representation of subgrid-scale processes. Since this can lead to erroneous cloud-climate feedbacks it is necessary to develop an understanding of the relationship between mesoscale cloud variability and large-scale synoptic forcing that will result in improved parameterization. Observations from the ARM

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I Method I Method Potter, G.L.(a), Boyle, J.S.(a), Cederwall, R.T.(a), Fiorino, M.(a), Hnilo, J.J.(a), Phillips, T.J.(a), and Williamson, D.(b), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (a), National Center for Atmospheric Research (b) Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting We present a methodology to diagnose GCM errors by using NWP analyses to initialize a climate model. The analysis is used as input in conjunction with ARM data to study the initial model drift (6-36 hours) from the observations. Simply put, a climate model is used in a weather forecast mode to see how quickly it drifts from the observed weather and detailed observations provided by the ARM program. This approach can be used to improve parameterizations responsible for models errors on longer time

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International Pyrgeometer and Absolute Sky-scanning Radiometer Comparison International Pyrgeometer and Absolute Sky-scanning Radiometer Comparison at the NSA ARM site Barrow Stamnes, K. (a), Dutton, E.G. (b), Marty, Ch. (c), Michalsky, J.J. (d), Philipona, R. (e), Stoffel, T. (f), Storvold, R. (c), and Zak, B.D. (g), Stevens Institute of Technology, New Jersey (a), NOAA, Climate Monitoring and Diagnostics Laboratory (b), University of Alaska Fairbanks (c), State University of New York at Albany (d), World Radiation Center, Davos, Switzerland (e), National Renewable Energy Lab, Boulder (f), Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque (g) Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The first International Prgeometer and Absolute Sky-scanning Radiometer Comparison (IPASRC I), which was held in fall 1999 at the ARM SGP site in

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Evaluation of Terra MODIS Aerosol and Water Vapor Measurements Using ARM Evaluation of Terra MODIS Aerosol and Water Vapor Measurements Using ARM SGP Data Ferrare, R.A. (a), Brasseur, L.H. (b), Turner, D.D. (c,d), Tooman, T.P. (e), Remer, L. (f), and Gao, B-C. (g), NASA Langley Research Center (a), Science Applications International Corporation/NASA/LaRC (b), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (c), University of Wisconsin-Madison (d), Sandia National Laboratories (e), NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (f), Naval Research Laboratory (g) Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting NASA's Moderate-Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) sensor on the Earth Observing System (EOS) Terra satellite platform has been measuring aerosol and water vapor parameters since February 2000. The MODIS aerosol

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Comparison of Boundary Layer Cloud Properties using Surface and GOES Comparison of Boundary Layer Cloud Properties using Surface and GOES Measurements at the ARM SGP Site Dong, X. (a), Minnis, P. (b), Smith, W.L., Jr. (b), and Mace, G.G. (a), University of Utah (a), NASA Langley Research Center (b) Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Boundary layer cloud microphysical and radiative properties derived from GOES data during March 2000 cloud IOP at ARM SGP site are compared with simultaneous surface-based observations. The cloud-droplet effective radius, optical depth, and top-of-atmoshpere (TOA) albedo are retrieved from a 2-stream radiative transfer model in conjunction with ground-based measurements of cloud radar, laser ceilometer, microwave and solar radiometers. The satellite results are retrieved from GOES visible and

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Meeting Meeting 1999 Proceedings Proceedings Sorted by Title Proceedings Sorted by Author Science Team Meeting Proceedings Cover image Proceedings of the Ninth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting ARM-CONF-1999, March 1999 San Antonio, Texas For proper viewing, many of these proceedings should be viewed with Adobe Acrobat Reader. Download the latest version from the Adobe Reader website. View session papers by Author or Title. * Poster abstract only; an extended abstract was not provided by the author(s). A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Abshire, J.B. Development of a Compact Lidar to Profile Water Vapor in the Lower Troposphere Ackerman, T.P. A 25-Month Database of Stratus Cloud Properties Generated from Ground-Based Measurements at the ARM SGP Site

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Initial Cloud Properties Derived from GMS Over the Tropical Western Pacific Initial Cloud Properties Derived from GMS Over the Tropical Western Pacific Doelling, D.R., Ho, S.-P., Smith, W.L., Jr., Analytical Services and Materials, Inc.; Minnis, P., National Aeronautics and Space Administration-Langley Research Center Ninth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Satellite data are needed to provide measurements of the earth-atmosphere shortwave (SW) albedo, outgoing longwave radiation (OLR), and cloud and surface radiative properties for the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program's Tropical Western Pacific (TWP) domain. Geostationary Meteorological Satellite (GMS) data have been archived since November 1996 and provide the basis for monitoring these essential parameters over the ARM TWP. This paper describes the initial efforts and results of developing

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A Satellite-Based Assessment of Upper Tropospheric Water Vapor Measurements A Satellite-Based Assessment of Upper Tropospheric Water Vapor Measurements During AFWEX Soden, B.J.(a), Ferrare, R.A.(b), Goldsmith, J.E.M.(c), Smith, W.L.(d), Tobin, D.(e), Turner, D.D.(f), and Whiteman, D.N.(g), NOAA/GFDL (a), NASA/LaRC (b), Sandia National Laboratories (c), NASA/LaRC (d), UW/SSEC (e), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (f), NASA/GSFC (g) Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Accurate measuremetns of upper tropospheric water vapor are critical both for understanding the flow of radiation and formation of clouds, and for the detection and attribution of climate change. In fall of 2000 ARM conducted the ARM-FIRE Water Vapor Experiment (AFWEX) to evaluate the accuracy of upper tropospheric water vapor measurements. The experiment

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An Assessment of Upper Tropospheric Humidity Measurements at the ARM An Assessment of Upper Tropospheric Humidity Measurements at the ARM SGP/CART Site Soden, B.J. (a), Turner, D.D. (b), and Goldsmith, J.E.M. (c), NOAA/GFDL (a), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (b), Sandia National Laboratories (c) Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Upper tropospheric water vapor plays a key role in regulating the flow of radiation through clear skies and the formation and dissipation of clouds. Unfortunately, due to the difficulty of accurately measuring this quantity, it remains a key uncertainty in GCM predictions of climate change. Much of the uncertainty surrounding upper tropospheric water vapor reflects an incomplete understanding of the processes which regulate its distribution and variations. This, in turn, reflects the lack of suitable observations

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From Crops to Boundary Layer and Back Down Again: the ARM Carbon Project in From Crops to Boundary Layer and Back Down Again: the ARM Carbon Project in the Southern Great Plains Torn, M.S.(a), Berry, J.(b), Riley, W.J.(a), Fischer, M.L.(a), Billesbach, B.(c), Helliker, B.(b), and Giles, L.(b), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (a), Carnegie Institution of Washington (b), University of Nebraska (c) Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting One of the challenges in carbon cycle research is the vast range of scale that must be traversed by measurements and models. Our understanding of carbon cycle processes is being built from studies of enzymes, organisms and plot-scale studies of ecosystems, while our ultimate objective is to understand the mass and isotope balance of earth’s atmosphere. Spanning

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Comparison of Spectral and Broadband Measurements of Surface Flux with Comparison of Spectral and Broadband Measurements of Surface Flux with Model Calculations on Clear Days at the ARM SGP Site Arking, A. (a), Liu, F. (a), Harrison, L. C. (b), Pilewskie, P. (c), and Chou, M.-D. (d), Johns Hopkins University (a), State University of New York, Albany (b), NASA Ames Research Center (c), NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (d) Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Observations of spectral and broadband solar irradiance at the ARM/SGP site have been compared with line-by-line model calculations. The spectral measurements were made with the SUNY Albany Rotating Shadowband Spectroradiometer (RSS) and the NASA Ames Solar Spectral Flux Radiometer (SSFR). The broadband measurements were made with the Baseline Solar

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Development and Comparison of Ground- and Satellite-based Retrievals of Development and Comparison of Ground- and Satellite-based Retrievals of Cirrus Cloud Physical Properties d'Entremont, R.P.(a) and Mitchell, D.L.(b), Atmospheric and Environmental Research, Inc. (a), Desert Research Institute (b) Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting This project is designed to (1) develop new ground- and space-based retrieval methods for cirrus cloud ice water path (IWP), effective size (Deff), and visible extinction optical thickness (OT) using thermal infrared wavelength bands from 3.7 to 13 um, and (2) to compare these retrievals with others obtained by ARM investigators during various ARM IOPs. During year 1 of this project research focused primarily on the enhancing of satellite- and ground-based thermal infrared retrievals of

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NREL Pyrheliometer Comparisons - 2002 NREL Pyrheliometer Comparisons - 2002 Reda, I. and Stoffel, T.L., National Renewable Energy Laboratory Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting All broadband shortwave radiometers used by the ARM Program are calibrated with absolute cavity radiometers traceable to the World Radiometric Reference (WRR). The WRR was developed and is maintained by the World Radiation Center under the auspices of the World Meteorological Organization. Each fall, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) hosts annual comparisons of absolute cavity radiometers at the Solar Radiation Research Laboratory in Golden, Colorado. Since 1995, NREL has maintained the Transfer Standard Group (TSG) consisting of five radiometers belonging to NREL and the ARM Program. Our poster summarizes the results of

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CAGEX Version 3: Tightening Shortwave Fluxes and Measurements of Surface CAGEX Version 3: Tightening Shortwave Fluxes and Measurements of Surface Spectral Characteristics Alberta, T.L., Analytical Services and Materials, Inc.; Charlock, T.P., National Aeronautics and Space Administration-Langley Research Center Ninth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Version 3 of the CAGEX (Clouds and Earth's Radiant Energy System [CERES]/Atmospheric Radiation Measurement [ARM]/Global Energy and Water Experiment [GEWEX]) is introduced. As with Version 2 (10/95) and Version 1 (4/94), Version 3 provides input data sufficient for broadband radiative transfer calculations; fluxes computed with those inputs and the Fu-Liou code as modified by Hu, Rose and Kratz; and measurements for validation and diagnostics. Along with the usual ARM data sets (Solar and Infrared

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Using ARM GOES-8 Cloud and TOA Flux Properties to Estimate Surface Using ARM GOES-8 Cloud and TOA Flux Properties to Estimate Surface Radiation Budget Parameters Stackhouse, P.W., Jr. (a), Gupta, S.K. (b), Cox, S.J. (b), Minnis, P. (a), Smith, W.L., Jr. (b), and Khaiyer, M.M. (b), NASA Langley Research Center (a) Analytical Services and Materials, Inc. (b) Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment (GEWEX) Surface Radiation Budget Project (SRB) uses top-of-atmosphere (TOA) radiance measurements and cloud property retrievals to estimate surface fluxes on a global basis. Normally, GEWEX SRB algorithms rely on TOA radiances and cloud information derived from International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project (ISCCP) data. Here, we show first results of using SW and LW algorithms featured in

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Irradiance Using Remotely Sensed Cloud Properties From Irradiance Using Remotely Sensed Cloud Properties From ARM's SGP Site Barker, H.W., Atmospheric Environment Service of Canada; Li, Z., Canada Centre for Remote Sensing; Clothiaux, E.E., and Ackerman, T.P., The Pennsylvania State University; Kato, S., National Aeronautics and Space Administration-Langley Research Center Ninth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Time series of profiles of cloud water content and droplet effective radii have been inferred from data obtained by a 35-GHz radar and a Microwave Radiometer (MWR) at the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program's Southern Great Plains (SGP) site. These profiles initialize a Monte Carlo algorithm that predicts time series of broadband surface solar irradiance, which in turn are compared with coeval measurements. Special attention is

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Sizes, Fractional Coverage, and Radar Doppler Moments Profiles of Sizes, Fractional Coverage, and Radar Doppler Moments Profiles of Fair-Weather Cumulus Clouds at the TWP ARM Site Kollias, P., Albrecht B.A., and Dow B.J., University of Miami Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Fair-weather cumuli are fundamental in regulating the vertical structure of water vapor and entropy in the lowest 2 km of the Earth's atmosphere over vast areas of the oceans. Using data from the mm-wavelength cloud radar, the micro-pulse lidar and ceilometer at the Nauru (TWP-ARM) site, a statistical description of the field of fair weather cumulus is inferred. Frequency diagrams of cloud thickness, fractional coverage, updraft-downdraft magnitudes and cloud reflectivity are calculated. The relationship of the statistical behavior of the cumulus field to the

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An Improved Technique for Producing MPL Backscatter Profiles Properly An Improved Technique for Producing MPL Backscatter Profiles Properly Characterized at All Ranges Flynn, C.J. and Powell, D.M., Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting An important part of ARM's mission is the quantitative study of the effect of clouds and aerosol on radiative transfer and the energy budget. Micropulse Lidar (MPL) are an integral component of the ARM Program's measurement strategy with one deployed at each of the four major sites (SGP, TWP1, TWP2, and NSA). The MPL system is capable of producing vertical profiles of cloud and aerosol from ground level to the top of the atmosphere. However, the legitimacy of these profiles is sensitive to the calibration and system corrections of the individual MPL. In particular,

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Validation of CERES/MODIS Cloud Property Retrievals Using Ground-Based Validation of CERES/MODIS Cloud Property Retrievals Using Ground-Based Measurements Obtained at the DOE ARM SGP Site Dong, X.(a), Minnis, P.(b), Sun-Mack, S.(b), and Mace, G.G.(a), University of Utah (a), NASA Langley Research Center (b) Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Cloud macrophysical and microphysical properties derived from the NASA TERRA (EOS-AM) Moderate Resolution Spectroradiometer (MODIS) as part of the Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) project during November 2000-June 2001 are compared to simultaneous ground-based observations. The ground-based data taken by the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program are used as "ground truth" data set in the validation of the CERES cloud products and to improve the CERES daytime and

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Comparison of Daily Broadband Surface Albedos Measured at Six Extended Comparison of Daily Broadband Surface Albedos Measured at Six Extended Facilities in the ARM Southern Great Plains Cloud and Radiation Testbed Hamm, K.G., University of Oklahoma Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting An analysis of time series of daily hemispherical broadband surface albedo for 1998-1999 from six ARM Extended Facilities has been performed. The results show that the mean annual albedo differs by as much as 30% among the six sites. The annual range of daily albedos also varies among the sites. For example, albedos measured at the tallgrass prairie near Pawhuska, OK show a range of daily albedo between 0.15 and 0.20 for 1998, while daily albedos measured at a grazed pasture near Cordell, OK for the same time period have a range between 0.17 and 0.24 (or 40% higher than at

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Shortwave and Longwave Flux and Cooling Rate Profiles for the ARM Central Shortwave and Longwave Flux and Cooling Rate Profiles for the ARM Central Facility Clough, S.A. (a), Delamere, J.S. (a), Mlawer, E.J. (a), Cederwall, R.T. (b), Revercomb, H. (c), Tobin, D. (c), Turner, D.D. (c), Knuteson, R.O. (c), Michalsky, J.J. (d), Kiedron, P.W. (d), Ellingson, R.G. (e), Krueger, S.K. (f), Mace, G.G. (f), Shippert, T. (g), and Zhang, M.H.(h), Atmospheric and Environmental Research, Inc. (a), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (b), University of Wisconsin-Madison (c), State University of New York, Albany (d), University of Maryland (e), University of Utah (f), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (g), State University of New York, Stony Brook (h) Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Accurate representations of the cooling rate profile, the surface flux and

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an Improved Convective Triggering Mechanism in the NCAR CAM2 an Improved Convective Triggering Mechanism in the NCAR CAM2 under the CCPP-ARM Parameterization Testbed (CAPT) Framework Xie, S.C.(a), Cederwall, R.T.(a), Potter, G.L.(a), Boyle, J.S.(a), Yio, J.J.(a), Zhang, M.H.(b), and Lin, W.Y.(b), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (a), State University of New York at Stony Brook (b) Fourteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting In this study, we implement an improved convective triggering mechanism, which was developed by Xie and Zhang [2000] based on the ARM observations and Single-Column Model (SCM) tests, in the NCAR Community Atmosphere Model (CAM2) in order to reduce the problem that the model produces excessive warm season daytime precipitation over land. This problem is closely

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govInstrumentsavhrr govInstrumentsavhrr Documentation AVHRR : XDC documentation ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Instrument : Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) Instrument Categories Satellite Observations General Overview Measurements from the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) on the NOAA polar orbiting satellites taken over the NSA, SHB, SGP, and TWP sites are available for distribution to the ARM community. The files are in HDF. The AVHRR data from the Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) Darwin site have not yet been converted to HDF. The raw data are in ASDA (Australian Satellite Data Archive) Format.. Output Datastreams avhrr10 : AVHRR: albedo and brightness temp., NOAA-10 Satellite

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govInstrumentssonde govInstrumentssonde Documentation SONDE : Handbook SONDE : XDC documentation ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Instrument : Balloon-Borne Sounding System (SONDE) Beneficiary of Recovery Act funding. Instrument Categories Atmospheric Profiling General Overview The balloon-borne sounding system (SONDE) provides in situ measurements (vertical profiles) of both the thermodynamic state of the atmosphere, and the wind speed and direction. During some field campaigns, sonde operations from multiple stations around a central location with baseline measurements, like a mobile facility, can provide important constraints for model simulations. At the ARM sites, sondes are launched at the following

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govInstrumentseta govInstrumentseta Documentation ETA : XDC documentation ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Instrument : Eta Model Runs (ETA) Instrument Categories Derived Quantities and Models General Overview NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Prediction run a regional numerical weather analysis and forecast system that covers the entire North American Continent. The data archived by ARM since 1993-06-16 come from the 00Z and 12Z model runs and include the 0h-analysis and 6h-forecast data resulting in 4 files per day. The model used to be called "ETA", which derived from the model's vertical coordinate known as the "eta" or "step-mountain" coordinate. In 2005, the

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7 Science Team Meeting 7 Science Team Meeting 1997 Proceedings Proceedings Sorted by Title Proceedings Sorted by Author Science Team Meeting Proceedings Cover image Proceedings of the Seventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting ARM-CONF-1997, March 1997 San Antonio, Texas For proper viewing, many of these proceedings should be viewed with Adobe Acrobat Reader. Download the latest version from the Adobe Reader website. View session papers by Author or Title. Poster abstracts are not available online for this year. However, if you would like to request a copy of a specific poster abstract, please contact the Web Administrator. A Comparison of Integrated Water Vapor Sensors: WVIOP-96 J.C. Liljegren, E.R. Westwater, and Y. Han A Comparison of Observed Clear-Sky Surface Irradiance with

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Infrared Interferometric Measurements of the Air-Sea Temperature Difference Infrared Interferometric Measurements of the Air-Sea Temperature Difference Minnett, P.J., Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Marine Atmosphere Emitted Radiance Interferometers (M-AERI) have been mounted on several research ships on cruises in the world?s oceans, several in the areas of the ARM TWP and NSA-AAO sites. Accurate measurements of the skin sea-surface temperature and near-surface air temperatures are derived from the infrared spectral measurements, which, unlike conventional measurements of air-sea temperature difference, have a common calibration. This removes the largest source of uncertainty in the measurement of air-sea temperature differences, and thereby a major uncertainty in

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The Solar Spectrum 360 to 1050 nm from Rotating Shadowband The Solar Spectrum 360 to 1050 nm from Rotating Shadowband Spectroradiometer (RSS) Measurements at the Southern Great Plains Site Harrison, L.C., Berndt, J.L., Kiedron, P.W., Michalsky, J.J., Min, Q., and Schlemmer, J., Atmospheric Sciences Research Center, State University of New York, Albany Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Two years of Langley extrapolations made from the Southern Great Plains (SGP) site of the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program using two very different RSS instruments and a NIST-derived irradiance scale show larger extraterrrestrial solar irradiances in the 400 to 600 nm domain by as much as 4.5% compared to the Labs and Neckels [1968] data. Our results are more congruent with Thuiller et al. [1998] in this domain, but do not

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Formation of Fair-Weather Cumuli Formation of Fair-Weather Cumuli Zhu, P. and Albrecht, B., University of Miami Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting This study includes two related parts. In the first part, The formation of fair-weather cumuli has been analyzed based on both a simple mixed layer model and the data collected from the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) program at the Southern Great Plains (SGP) site. By analyzing the conditions for the formation of fair-weather cumuli, we illustrate how different processes, such as the surface heat fluxes, the entrainment process at the boundary layer top, the vertical thermodynamic structure above the boundary layer, and the large-scale subsidence, control the formation of clouds. The results of our analysis show that it is the highly

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Improved Surface Emissivities Derived from Multispectral Satellite Data Improved Surface Emissivities Derived from Multispectral Satellite Data Over the ARM SGP Smith, W.L., Jr., Minnis, P., and Young, D.F., NASA Langley Research Center Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Surface emissivity is an important parameter for many remote sensing applications but is difficult to determine because it requires an accurate specification of the surface skin temperature. Because of this, laboratory estimates of the emissivity of pure surfaces are often relied on which generally do not adequately simulate the Earth's natural surfaces as seen from a satellite imager in space. A technique has been developed to derive surface emissivity from clear-sky, multispectral satellite data for three infrared channels (3.9 or 3.7, 10.8 and 12.0 um) common to many of today's

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3 Science Team Meeting 3 Science Team Meeting 1992 Proceedings Proceedings Sorted by Title Proceedings Sorted by Author Science Team Meeting Proceedings Proceedings of the Third Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting CONF-9303112, March 1-4,1993 Norman, Oklahoma For proper viewing, many of these proceedings should be viewed with Adobe Acrobat Reader. Download the latest version from the Adobe Reader website. View session papers by Author or Title. History and Status of the ARM Program - March 1993 History and Status of the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program - March 1993 P. Lunn, T. Cress, and G. Stokes Clear Skies A Study of Longwave Radiaiton Codes for Climate Studies: Validation with Observations and Tests in General Circulation Models - an Update R.G. Ellingson and F. Baer

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Exploration of Statistical Angular Radiance Closure in Cloudy Skies Exploration of Statistical Angular Radiance Closure in Cloudy Skies Evans, K.F.(a) and Wiscombe, W.J.(b), University of Colorado (a), NASA/Goddard (b) Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Most ARM cloudy sky radiation closure experiments have been performed with broadband fluxes. However, it is difficult to understand the causes of the inevitable discrepencies between the modeled and observed broadband fluxes in those closure experiments because the fluxes are extensively integrated over angle and wavelength. For example, knowing that a particular comparison disagrees by 50 W/m^2 is not particularly helpful in discovering which aspects of cloud remote sensing, radiative transfer, or measurements might be in error. Angular radiance closure compares the measured and

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Improved Methods for Broadband Outdoor Radiometer Calibration (BORCAL) Improved Methods for Broadband Outdoor Radiometer Calibration (BORCAL) Wilcox, S.M., Andreas, A.M., Reda, I., and Myers, D.R., National Renewable Energy Laboratory Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The ARM Program deploys approximately 100 radiometers to measure broadband solar radiation at stations in the North Slope of Alaska (NSA), Southern Great Plains (SGP), and Tropical Western Pacific (TWP) Cloud and Radiation Testbed (CART) sites. Two calibration events performed at the SGP Radiometer Calibration Facility (RCF) each year maintain radiometer calibration traceability to the World Radiometric Reference and assure reliable and uniform measurements at each CART site. Calibrations are performed using the Radiometer Calibration and Characterization (RCC)

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A Comparison of the TSI/WSI Cloud Fraction Estimates at the SGP A Comparison of the TSI/WSI Cloud Fraction Estimates at the SGP Slater, D.W.(a), Long, C.N.(a), and Tooman, T.P.(b), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (a), Sandia National Laboratory (b) Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Beginning with the installation of the Total Sky Imager (TSI) at the ARM Southern Great Plains site in July, 2000, both the TSI and the Whole Sky Imager (WSI) have operated simultaneously in close proximity to one another. Both systems produce all-sky cloud fraction estimates as part of their primary products, though each uses distinctly different methods to arrive at these estimates. The purpose of this study is to provide a link between the large body of estimates produced by the WSI before the

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1 Science Team Meeting 1 Science Team Meeting 2001 Proceedings Proceedings Sorted by Title Proceedings Sorted by Author Science Team Meeting Proceedings Cover image Proceedings of the Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting ARM-CONF-2001, March 2001 Atlanta, Georgia For proper viewing, many of these proceedings should be viewed with Adobe Acrobat Reader. Download the latest version from the Adobe Reader website. View session papers by Author or Title. * Poster abstract only; an extended abstract was not provided by the author(s). A 3-Year Climatology of Cloud and Radiative Properties Derived from GOES-8 Data Over the Southern Great Plains M.M. Khaiyer, A.D. Rapp, D.R. Doelling, M.L. Nordeen, W.L. Smith, Jr., and P. Minnis A 4-Year Study of the RASS Temperature Bias

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A Tale of Two Cirrus A Tale of Two Cirrus Poellot, M.R.(a), Mace, G.G.(b), and Arnott, W.P. (c), University of North Dakota (a), University of Utah (b), Desert Research Institute (c) Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting On May 8, 1998, an orographically-forced cirrus layer overspread the DOE ARM Program's Southern Great Plains site and subsequently became mixed with anvil outflow from thunderstorms. These clouds were sampled in situ by the University of North Dakota Citation aircraft and remotely by an array of ground-based radar, lidar and radiometric instrumentation. The first of two aircraft flights sampled the orographic cirrus through a series of step climbs and spirals. During that time, the cloud was relatively uniform in depth and structure. Shortly after the start of the second flight, the

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Investigation of the Aerosol Indirect Effect at the Southern Great Plains Investigation of the Aerosol Indirect Effect at the Southern Great Plains Using Ground Based Remote Sensors and Modeling Feingold, G.(a), Lane, D.(b), and Min, Q.(c), NOAA/ETL (a), Rutgers University (b), ASRC, SUNY Albany (c) Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting We are using ground-based remote sensors, supplemented by in situ measurements when available, to explore the aerosol indirect effect in non-precipitating, ice-free clouds. The study uses archived ARM data on sub-cloud aerosol extinction, cloud liquid water path, cloud optical depth, drop effective radius, and boundary layer dynamics to investigate the relationship between aerosol extinction and drop effective radius. Two approaches are being taken: the first is an empirical approach which

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Large Eddy Simulations of Fair-Weather Cumulus Case at SGP Site Large Eddy Simulations of Fair-Weather Cumulus Case at SGP Site Zhu, P. and Albrecht, B.A., University of Miami Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting A fair-weather cumulus (FWC) case observed on July 6, 1997 at the ARM SGP site is simulated using RAMS model. In this study, we performed a series of numerical experiments to study the basic physics underlying the FWC and the evolution of these clouds in response to the change of external forcings and conditions. The simulations indicate that the evolution of shallow cumuli is very sensitive to the initial vertical structure of moisture and the variation of the entrainment moisture fluxes. Based on the penetration theory, we are able to develop a cloud initiation parameterization using

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Results of the Atmospheric Aerosol Condensation Activity Studies Results of the Atmospheric Aerosol Condensation Activity Studies Isakov, A.A. and Golitsyn, G.S., A.M.Obukhov Institute of Atmospheric Physics Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Some new results are presented. of investigations of optical and microphysical characteristics of the atmospheric surface layer aerosol by means of spectropolarimeter The daily measurements were carried out in February - April 2000 at the Zvenigorod Scientific Station of the Institute within the Institut's ARM measurements Program. The spectropolarimeter measured the spectral dependencies of the polarization components of direct scattering coefficient D at three angles j = 450,900,1350 in spectral region l= 0.4 -0.75 mcm. During the measurement period about 500 records

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Radiative Effects of Cloud Inhomogeneity and Geometric Association over the Radiative Effects of Cloud Inhomogeneity and Geometric Association over the Tropical Western Pacific Warm Pool Jensen, M.P.(a) and DelGenio, A.D.(b), Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, Columbia University, NASA GISS (a), NASA GISS (b) Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The radiative and microphysical characteristics for several precipitating anvil systems observed by the TRMM satellite over the Manus or Nauru Island ARM sites are modelled. Reflectivity data from the TRMM Precipitation radar and GMS satellite infrared radiometer measurements are used to parametrize the three-dimensional cloud microphysics of each precipitating cloud system. These parameterized cloud properties are used as input for a

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7 Science Team Meeting 7 Science Team Meeting 1997 Proceedings Proceedings Sorted by Title Proceedings Sorted by Author Science Team Meeting Proceedings Cover image Proceedings of the Seventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting ARM-CONF-1997, March 1997 San Antonio, Texas For proper viewing, many of these proceedings should be viewed with Adobe Acrobat Reader. Download the latest version from the Adobe Reader website. View session papers by Author or Title. Poster abstracts are not available online for this year. However, if you would like to request a copy of a specific poster abstract, please contact the Web Administrator. A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Acharya, P. Spectral Resolution Effects on Solar Irradiance Calculations Ackerman, S.A.

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Mapping of Surface Reflectance over the Southern Great Plains Region from Mapping of Surface Reflectance over the Southern Great Plains Region from Multiple Satellites Trishchenko, A.P.(a), Li, Z. (a,b), and Park, W. (a), Canada Centre for Remote Sensing, Ottawa, Canada (a), Now at ESSIC, Department of Meteorology, College Park (b) Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The ground-based ARM observations are limited to a handful of locations sparsely distributed in the South Great Plains (SGP). Mapping of surface narrow and broadband albedos are necessary for modeling and remote sensing studies to better describe the spatial variability of surface boundary conditions. In this study, we present surface narrowband and broadband reflectance, as well as the normalized difference vegetation index over the

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The CCPP-ARM Parameterization Test Bed (CAPT) The CCPP-ARM Parameterization Test Bed (CAPT) Potter, G.L.(a), Williamson, D.L.(b), Cederwall, R.T.(a), and Xie, S.(a), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (a), National Center for Atmospheric Research (b) In an attempt to improve GCMs that are used to project future climate change, we have borrowed a technique from the NWP community to identify and isolate model errors. We are using high-frequency (~6 hourly) NWP analyses both to realistically initialize (using the state fields: T, U, V, Q, and Ps) a climate GCM to evaluate the accuracy of its subsequent short-range weather forecasts and to diagnose the structure and growth of the identified forecast errors. The rationale is that most of the climate GCM's forecast errors can be attributed to parameterization deficiencies, once

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Cloud Property Retrieval Using Combined Ground-Based Remote Sensors Cloud Property Retrieval Using Combined Ground-Based Remote Sensors Wang, Z. and Sassen, K., University of Utah Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The Atmospheric Radiation Measurements Program (ARM) is making measurements with diverse ground-based remote sensors. To provide more complete and accurate cloud information, it is necessary to combine diverse measurements because of the different capabilities of various sensors. In this study, a remote sensing cloud detection algorithm has been developed that can differentiate between various atmospheric targets such as ice and water clouds, virga, precipitation, and aerosol layers. Cloud type and macrophysical properties are identified by combining ground-based polarization lidar, millimeter wave radar, infrared radiometer, and dual

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The Radiative Properties of Uniform and Broken Stratus: An Observational The Radiative Properties of Uniform and Broken Stratus: An Observational and Modelling Study Utilizing the Independent Column Approximation for Solar Radiative Transfer Clothiaux, E.E., The Pennsylvania State University; Barker, H.W., Atmospheric Environment Service of Canada; Kato, S., Hampton University; Dong, X., Analytical Service and Materials, Inc. Ackerman, T.P., The Pennsylvania State University; Liljegren, J.C., Ames Laboratory Ninth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The Millimeter-Wave Cloud Radar (MMCR) has operated continuously at the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program's Southern Great Plains (SGP) site since November 11, 1996. As yet, much of the early data has not been calibrated correctly and insect contamination in the boundary layer is

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High Latitude Cloud Microphysical Properties from FTIR Data High Latitude Cloud Microphysical Properties from FTIR Data Lubin, D., Scripps Institution of Oceanography Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The ARM AERI instruments record downwelling radiance spectra with sufficient radiometric calibration to enable the retrieval of important cloud microphysical properties. This poster will describe how radiative transfer simulations that include cloud thermodynamic phase (liquid water, ice, mixed phase) can be utilized with Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) spectroradiometer data. The presence of the ice phase in cloud alters the slope of the brightness temperature spectrum between 800 - 1200 inverse centimeters, such that ice can often be detected. The AERI near infrared channel also may have potential for cloud phase as discrimination.

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A Compact Millimeter-Wave Radar for UAV Applications A Compact Millimeter-Wave Radar for UAV Applications Bambha, R., Carswell, J., and Swift, C., University of Massachusetts Ninth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Assembly of the Compact Millimeter-wave Radar (CMR) has been completed at the University of Massachusetts, and ground-based cloud measurements have been acquired. The CMR is a 95-GHz solid-state radar intended for airborne cloud measurements. Funding for the project was provided by the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement-Unmanned Aerospace Vehicle (ARM-UAV) program with the eventual goal of developing a radar capable of operating on the Altus UAV. Simultaneous measurements made by CMR and the Cloud Profiling Radar System (CPRS) have been made to evaluate CMR's performance. CPRS is a larger

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Evaluation of Upper Tropospheric Water Vapor in the NCAR Community Climate Evaluation of Upper Tropospheric Water Vapor in the NCAR Community Climate Model, CCM3, Using Modeled and Observed HIRS Radiances Iacono, M.J., Delamere, J.S., Mlawer, E.J., and Clough, S.A., Atmospheric and Environmental Research, Inc. Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Upper tropospheric water vapor (UTWV) simulated by the National Center for Atmospheric Research Community Climate Model, CCM3, is evaluated by comparing modeled, clear sky, brightness temperatures to those observed from space by the High-resolution Infrared Radiation Sounder (HIRS). The climate model was modified to utilize a highly accurate longwave radiation model, RRTM, and a separate radiance module, both developed for the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program. The radiance module

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3D Delta-Diffusion and IR Monte-Carlo Methods for Radiative Transfer 3D Delta-Diffusion and IR Monte-Carlo Methods for Radiative Transfer Applied to Inhomogeneous Cirrus over the ARM-SGP Site Chen, Y.(a), Liou, K.N.(a), Gu, Y.(a), Ou, S.C.(a), and Mace, G.G.(b), University of California, Los Angeles (a), University of Utah (b) Fourteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting An efficient method based on a full multigrid approach has been developed to solve the 3D delta-diffusion radiative transfer equation, which utilizes four-term spherical harmonics expansion for the phase function and intensity. This method first solves the inhomogeneous partial differential equation on a number of coarse grids and subsequently performs interpolation to predivided fine grids to speed up the convergence of the solution, particularly useful for cloud radiation parameterization in

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Anomalous Radiative Absorption and Unbounded Cascade Models of Cloud Anomalous Radiative Absorption and Unbounded Cascade Models of Cloud Fields Schertzer, D., and Larchevêque, M., Université P.&M. Curie, Paris, France; Lovejoy, S., McGill University; Naud, C., Blackett Laboratory, Imperial College, London Ninth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting One of the most achieving results of Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program could well have been the empirical finding of the anomalous radiative absorption of the atmosphere. We demonstrate that unbounded cascade models of cloud fields, rather than bounded cascade models, could give a theoretical and quantitative understanding of this phenomenon. Indeed, the former models keep contact with the physics and coherence of the turbulent cascades (velocity, temperature and liquid water content) and

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Analysis of the Aerosol-Cloud Interactions from Aircraft, Surface Analysis of the Aerosol-Cloud Interactions from Aircraft, Surface Measurements, and Cloud Parcel Model During the March 2000 IOP at the ARM SGP Site Delene, D.J.(a), Dong, X.(a), Chen, Y.(b), Poellot, M.(a), and Penner, J.E.(b), University of North Dakota (a), University of Michigan (b) Fourteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting One of the largest uncertainties in estimating anthropogenic forcing of climate change and in predicting future climates is the relationship between atmospheric aerosols and cloud properties. Aerosols affect cloud optical properties, cloud water content and cloud lifetime. A higher aerosol number concentration generally results in the nucleation of more smaller cloud droplets, which increases cloud albedo and results in a

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Meeting Meeting 2003 Proceedings Proceedings Sorted by Title Proceedings Sorted by Author Science Team Meeting Proceedings Cover image Proceedings of the Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting ARM-CONF-2003, April 2003 Broomsfield, Colorado For proper viewing, extended abstracts should be viewed with Adobe Acrobat Reader. Download the latest version from the Adobe Reader website. View session papers by Author or Title. * Poster abstract only; an extended abstract was not provided by the author(s). A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Abdou, W.A. Intercomparison of MISR Aerosol Retrievals with Sunphotometer and MODIS Results* Ackerman, T.P. Comparison of Observed and Modelled Liquid Water Path for Stratus and Stratocumulus Clouds at the SGP*

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Consistency of ARESE II Cloud Absorption Estimates and Sampling Issues Consistency of ARESE II Cloud Absorption Estimates and Sampling Issues Oreopoulos, L.(a), Marshak, A.(a), and Cahalan, R.F.(b), JCET – University of Maryland Baltimore County (a), NASA-GSFC (b) Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Data from three cloudy days (March 3, 21, 29, 2000) of the ARM Enhanced Shortwave Experiment II (ARESE II) were analyzed. Grand averages of broadband absorptance among three sets of instruments were compared. Values of fractional absorptance were ~0.20-0.22 for all three days with the exception of March 3 when two sets of instruments gave values smaller by ~ 0.03-0.04. The robustness of these values was investigated by looking into possible sampling problems mainly with the aid of 500 nm spectral fluxes.

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The MERGED_SOUNDING VAP: A Status Report and Description The MERGED_SOUNDING VAP: A Status Report and Description Miller, M.A.(a), Troyan, D.T.(a), and Mace, G.G.(b), Brookhaven National Laboratory (a), University of Utah (b) The Value-added Product (VAP) known as MERGED_SOUNDING has been deemed a very desirous component of ARMs suite of VAPs. To have a thermodynamics profile of the atmosphere at one-minute temporal intervals and uniform height levels available for ARM data users eliminates much redundancy and inconsistency as investigators will now have standard atmospheric profiles at their disposal. The values which constitute the thermodynamics profile include: Temperature, Relative Humidity, Vapor Pressure, Barometric Pressure, Wind Speed and Direction, and Dewpoint. The data integrated to form the MERGED_SOUNDING data stream comes from radiosonde launches, model

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5 Science Team Meeting 5 Science Team Meeting 1995 Proceedings Proceedings Sorted by Title Proceedings Sorted by Author Science Team Meeting Proceedings Proceedings of the Fifth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting ARM-CONF-1995, March 1995 San Diego, California For proper viewing, many of these proceedings should be viewed with Adobe Acrobat Reader. Download the latest version from the Adobe Reader website. View session papers by Author or Title. * Poster abstract only; an extended abstract was not provided by the author(s). A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Ackerman, T.P. A Boundary-Layer Cloud Study Using Southern Great Plains Cloud and Radiation Testbed (CART) Data A Comparison of Radiometric Fluxes Influenced by Parameterized Cirrus Clouds with Observed Fluxes at the Southern Great Plains (SGP) Cloud

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Cirrus Cloud Statistics from a Cloud-Resolving Model Simulation Compared to Cirrus Cloud Statistics from a Cloud-Resolving Model Simulation Compared to Cloud Radar Observations Krueger, S.K. (a), Luo, Y. (a), Mace, G.G. (a), and Xu, K.-M. (b), University of Utah (a), NASA Langley Research Center (b) Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Mace, Clothiaux, and Ackerman (2000; MCA) determined the properties of cirrus clouds derived from one year (December 1996 to November 1997) of MMCR data collected at the SGP ARM site in Oklahoma. They also used additional measurements to retrieve the bulk microphysical properties of thin cirrus cloud layers. We sampled CRM results in a way that allows direct comparison to MCA's observations and retrievals of cirrus cloud properties. This allows evaluation, in a statistical sense, of the CRM's

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Correction of Sonde Upper Tropospheric Humidity Through Radiance Correction of Sonde Upper Tropospheric Humidity Through Radiance Assimilation Soden, B.J.(a), Turner, D.D.(b), and Lesht, B.M.(c), NOAA/GFDL (a), Pacific Northwest Natinal Laboratory (b), Argonne National Laboratory (c) Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The difficulty of measuring upper tropospheric water vapor from radiosonde instrumentation is widely recognized. Recent results from several ARM IOPs and the AFWEX field campaign have demonstrated a substantial dry bias in sonde measurements. Existing corrections for these measurements can improve the moisture concentrations at lower levels, but offer little improvement in the upper troposphere. Unfortunately, accurate measurements of upper tropospheric water vapor are necessary to constrain the transfer of

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On the Detection and Analysis of Multilayered Clouds: Comparison of MODIS On the Detection and Analysis of Multilayered Clouds: Comparison of MODIS Analyses with ARM CART Site Cloud Products Baum, B.A.(a), Nasiri, S.L.(b), and Mace, G.G.(c), NASA Langley Research Center (a), University of Wisconsin-Madison (b), University of Utah (c) Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting We will present new ideas regarding the detection and analysis of multilayered clouds in Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) imagery. Over the past year, the MODIS cloud property retrieval effort has matured considerably as algorithms have been improved and the instrument performance has been characterized more accurately. Errors caused by noise, striping, and out-of-band response have been reduced. We have developed and tested different approaches for daytime and nighttime

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Spatial Hetergeneity in Mid-Summer Fluxes of Carbon, Water and Energy in Spatial Hetergeneity in Mid-Summer Fluxes of Carbon, Water and Energy in Agriculutural Plots Near the SGP Central Facility Fischer, M.L.(a), Billesbach, D.(b), Berry, J.(c), Riley, W.R.(a), and Torn, M.S.(a), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (a), University of Nebraska (b), Carnegie Institution of Washington (c) Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Patterns of land use and management are likely to dominate the spatial heterogeneity in cycles of energy, carbon, and water in ecosystems of the Southern Great Plains (SGP). We report recent progress on measuring and modeling spatial heterogeneity in land surface-atmosphere exchange for different crops in the footprint of a flux system mounted on the ARM SGP Central Facility 60 m tower. The first phase of our the "Portable Flux

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Parameterizing the Radiative Properties of Midlatitude Clouds Parameterizing the Radiative Properties of Midlatitude Clouds Sassen, K. (a), Comstock, J.M. (b), and Wang, Z. (a), University of Utah (a), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (b) Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting A major goal of the ARM program is to obtain the requisite information needed to improve the treatment of the radiative effects of clouds in large-scale models that ultimately must be relied on to predict the impact of human-induced activities on global climate change. The clouds of the middle and upper troposphere are especially difficult to treat because of their variable optical properties, which range from optically thin in the visible, and graybody emitters in the infrared, to dense blackbody emitters. Approaches to obtain this information involve the development of

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Change of Atmospheric Boundary Layer Thermal Regime Induced by Aerosol as Change of Atmospheric Boundary Layer Thermal Regime Induced by Aerosol as Measured by MTP-5 Koldaev, A.V.(a), Kadygrov, E.N.(a), Khaikine, M.N.(a), Kuznetsova, I.N.(b), and Golitsyn, G.S.(c), Central Aerological Observatory (a), Hydrometeorological Center (b), A.M.Obukhov Institute of Atmospheric Physics Russian Academy of Science (c) Fourteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Change in atmospheric boundary layer (ABL) radiation balance as caused by natural and anthropogenic reasons is an important topic of ARM Project. The influence of aerosol while its concentration was extremely high within a long period of time was studied experimentally. The case was observed in Moscow region with the transport of combustion products from peat and

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The Surface Shortwave Radiation Budget in the ECMWF Forecast System The Surface Shortwave Radiation Budget in the ECMWF Forecast System Morcrette, J.-J., European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts, United Kingdom Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The surface shortwave radiation (SSR) produced by the ECMWF forecast system since 1989 is studied with reference to the various versions of the shortwave radiation scheme. For the latest 6-spectral interval version, model SSR is compared with surface radiation measurements for recent periods, available as part of the Baseline Surface Radiation Network (BSRN), Surface Radiation Network (SURFRAD), and Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) programs. Comparisons on one-hour basis are emphasized to allow discrepancies to be more easily linked to differences between model

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Winter Surface Radiative Energy Exchange at NSA: Cloudy vs. Clear Sky Winter Surface Radiative Energy Exchange at NSA: Cloudy vs. Clear Sky Stramler, K.(a), Del Genio, A.D.(b), and Rossow, W.(b), Columbia University (a), NASA/GISS (b) Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting ARM measurements at Point Barrow, Alaska show that atmospheric emission drives the winter variability of the surface radiative energy exchange, as the incursion of air masses of differing properties alternately warm and cool the snow surface and the snow-ground interface. The magnitude of the surface radiative energy exchange, however, appears to be in part dictated by the more slowly varying sub-surface temperatures. This is most evident when observing the inter-annual variability of clear-sky surface net longwave radiation at NSA; winter cloudy-sky surface net longwave radiation

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Preliminary Analysis of Horizontal Inhomogeneity for ARESE II Clouds Preliminary Analysis of Horizontal Inhomogeneity for ARESE II Clouds Marshak, A. (a), Wiscombe, W.J. (b), Davis, A.B. (c), and Pilewskie, P. (d), UMBC/JCET (a), NASA/GSFC (b), LANL (c), NASA/Ames (d) Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting ARM Enhanced Shortwave Experiment (ARESE) II was conducted at the SGP site from February 21 through April 15, 2000. The identical set of radiometers simultaneously measured the broadband and narrowband fluxes, as well as spectral fluxes and radiances from the aircraft flying above clouds and on the ground. To escape sampling problems with only one aircraft flying a daisy pattern over the central facility, the whole experiment was focused on optically thick stratocumulus clouds. However, even heavy stratus clouds

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0 Science Team Meeting 0 Science Team Meeting 2000 Proceedings Proceedings Sorted by Title Proceedings Sorted by Author Science Team Meeting Proceedings Cover image Proceedings of the Tenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting ARM-CONF-2000, March 2000 San Antonio, Texas For proper viewing, many of these proceedings should be viewed with Adobe Acrobat Reader. Download the latest version from the Adobe Reader website. View session papers by Author or Title. * Poster abstract only; an extended abstract was not provided by the author(s). Poster abstracts are not available online for this year. However, if you would like to request a copy of a specific poster abstract, please contact the Web Administrator. A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Abshire, J.B.

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Evaluation of Day-Night Continuity in Retrievals of Cloud Properties from Evaluation of Day-Night Continuity in Retrievals of Cloud Properties from GOES Heck, P.W.(a), Minnis, P.(b), Khaiyer, M.M.(a), Smith, Jr., W.L.(b), Young, D.F.(b), and Nguyen, L.(b), Analytical Services & Materials, Inc. (a), NASA Langley Research Center (b) Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Currently, multi-spectral algorithms are being used to retrieve microphysical and radiative cloud p roperties from Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) imagery in a near-real time over a domain that includes the ARM Southern Great Plains (SGP) site. The Visible-Infrared-Solar i nfrared-Split window Technique (VISST) and Solar infrared- Infrared-Split window Technique (SIST) a re applied to half-hourly GOES data. The VISST is utilized during daylight hours while

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A Continuous Baseline Microphysical Retrieval (MICROBASE): Status of SGP A Continuous Baseline Microphysical Retrieval (MICROBASE): Status of SGP Version 1.2 and Prototype TWP Version Miller, M.A.(a), Johnson, K.L.(a), Jensen, M.P.(b), Mace, G.G.(c), Dong, X.(d), and Vogelmann, A.M.(a), Brookhaven National Laboratory (a), Columbia University (b), University of Utah (c), University of North Dakota (d) Fourteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The interaction of clouds with incoming and outgoing radiation streams produces discontinuous regions of heating and cooling within the atmospheric column. These regions can influence the atmospheric circulations at multiple scales, as well as modify the existing cloud structures. The Broadband Heating Rate Project (BBHRP) within ARM has the goal of producing instantaneous snapshots of the heating and cooling rate

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Characterization and Calibration of the Commercial RSS Slated for Permanent Characterization and Calibration of the Commercial RSS Slated for Permanent Deployment at SGP Kiedron, P., Berndt, J., Yager, E., Harrison, L., and Michalsky, J., Atmospheric Sciences Research Center, SUNY at Albany, New York Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The ARM program purchased a rotating shadowband spectroradiometer (RSS) that was manufactured by Yankee Environmental Systems, Inc. At ASRC the instrument went through initial acceptance tests and after corrections and modifications made by the manufacturer the instrument was characterized. The angular response, linearity, wavelength registration, out-of-band rejection, slit function, absolute spectral response and noise were measured. The purpose of instrument characterization is to provide the

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Applications of the Aerosonde at NSA Applications of the Aerosonde at NSA Curry, J.A. and Holland, G.J., University of Colorado Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The first ARM Aerosonde flights at Barrow in April 1999 were not successful owing to the aircraft's inability to fly under severe icing conditions. However, we were sufficiently encouraged by these initial flights to pursue further developments to make feasible Aerosonde flights in the Arctic. NSF has funded a major project to establish a long-term Aerosonde facility based in Barrow. Extensive research is underway on the topic of icing mitigation. A limited but successful mission was undertaken in Barrow during August 2000. In the coming year, flights are planned for April, August 2001. We hope to be able to fly the originally proposed

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Evaluating the NCEP Global Forecast Model Clouds Evaluating the NCEP Global Forecast Model Clouds Lazarus, S.M. (a), Krueger, S.K. (a), Jenkins, M.A. (a), and Pan, H.-L. (b), University of Utah (a), National Centers for Environmental Prediction (b) Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting As part of a collaborative effort with the National Center for Environmental Prediction (NCEP), the University of Utah is now archiving (daily) column data from the NCEP Medium Range Forecast (MRF) model. Data are collected for 8 sites, 4 of which directly coincide with ARM facilities at Manus, Nauru, Barrow, and the Southern Great Plains (SGP) Central Facility (CF). The bevy of observational data at these locations offers a unique opportunity to evaluate model performance. Because cloud feedback

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Cloud Base Height Cloud Base Height Kassianov, E., Long, C., and Christy, J., Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Fourteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting We have suggested a method for estimating Cloud Base Height (CBH) by using paired ground-based Total Sky Imagers (TSI) hemispherical observations (Kassianov and Long, 2003). Our results of the model-output inverse problem showed that, for broken clouds (single layer), moderately accurate CBH retrieval is possible. Both a TSI and a Hemispherical Sky Imager (HSI) were run simultaneously during the ARM Cloudiness Intercomparison IOP (Oklahoma, 2003). We use the data from these two instruments to evaluate the suggested method. We perform the CBH retrieval for a few fields of broken clouds (occurring at different altitudes) by using the suggested method. Then we

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Observations and Stochastic Modeling of Shortwave Radiative Transfer at the Observations and Stochastic Modeling of Shortwave Radiative Transfer at the ARM CART Sites Secora, J.M. and Veron, D.E., Rutgers University Stochastic modeling has been shown to be a promising technique for representing shortwave radiative transfer through fractional cloud fields and may be a suitable approach for characterizing the impact of macroscale inhomogeneity of the cloud field on the radiation in an Atmospheric General Circulation Model (AGCM) environment. To ascertain the conditions under which the stochastic approach would be appropriate in an AGCM, several steps have been taken. Initially, we have analyzed both microphysical and geometrical cloud characteristics for one year at three Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program Cloud and Radiation Testbed (CART)

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Properties Over the North Slope of Alaska: A Comparison of Properties Over the North Slope of Alaska: A Comparison of Ground-Based and Space-Based Retrievals Storvold, R.(a), Marty, C.(a), Xiong, X.(b), Stamnes, K.H.(c), and Zak, B.D.(d), University of Alaska Fairbanks (a), QSS group Inc. (b), Stevens Institute of Technology (c), Sandia National Laboratories (d) Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting In the Arctic there is a large seasonal variability in cloud cover, cloud base height, and cloud liquid water content. Cloud properties above the ARM/NSA CART site in Barrow are retrieved using a suite of different instruments and retrieval techniques. Daily and monthly averages of the cloud properties are derived for a full annual cycle using data from LIDAR, Whole Sky Imager, Cloud Radar, Micro Wave Radiometer, and Broadband

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Impact of an Improved Longwave Radiation Model, RRTM, on the Energy Budget Impact of an Improved Longwave Radiation Model, RRTM, on the Energy Budget and Thermodynamic Properties of the NCAR Climate Model, CCM3 Iacono, M.J., Mlawer, E.J., and Clough, S.A., Atmospheric and Environmental Research, Inc. Ninth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The effect of introducing a new longwave radiation parameterization, Rapid Radiative Transfer Model (RRTM), on the energy budget and thermodynamic properties of Version 3 of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) Community Climate Model (CCM3) will be presented. RRTM is a rapid and accurate k-distribution radiative transfer model that has been developed for the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program. Among the important features of the RRTM are its connection to radiation

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A High Spectral Resolution Lidar for the Arctic - A Progress Report A High Spectral Resolution Lidar for the Arctic - A Progress Report Eloranta, E.W., Razenkov, I., Kuehn, R., Holz, R., Hedrick, J., and Garcia, J., University of Wisconsin-Madison Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The University of Wisconsin is constructing a High Spectral Resolution Lidar for deployment in the Arctic. It is designed to operate as an internet appliance and require minimal attention from an onsite attendent. It will provide continuous well calibrated profiles of optical depth, cloud phase and backscatter cross sections. Deployment at the Point Barrow ARM facility is proposed. This poster will describe progess to date. Initial testing has demonstrated that the shared transmitter/reciever telescope design functions properly. While this approach eliminates alignment

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Characterizing Diurnal CO2 Cycles in the Continental Boundary Layer Using Characterizing Diurnal CO2 Cycles in the Continental Boundary Layer Using Precise Concentration Measurements and a Simple Numerical Model Torn, M.S.(a), Riley, W.(a), Rischer, M.L.(a), Biraud, S.(a), and Berry, J.(b), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (a), Carnegie Institution of Washington (b) Fourteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting In continental regions, atmospheric CO2 profiles are strongly influenced by atmospheric dynamics as well as ecosystem and anthropogenic fluxes. Relating site level measurements or atmospheric profiles to regional CO2 budgets may require methods to represent or evaluate these influences. At the Southern Great Plains ARM-CART, we are measuring precise CO2 concentrations continuously at 2-60 m and weekly at 300 and 3300 m agl. CO2

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3 Science Team Meeting 3 Science Team Meeting 2003 Proceedings Proceedings Sorted by Title Proceedings Sorted by Author Science Team Meeting Proceedings Cover image Proceedings of the Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting ARM-CONF-2003, April 2003 Broomsfield, Colorado For proper viewing, extended abstracts should be viewed with Adobe Acrobat Reader. Download the latest version from the Adobe Reader website. View session papers by Author or Title. * Poster abstract only; an extended abstract was not provided by the author(s). A 20-year Data Set of Downwelling Longwave Flux at the Arctic Surface from TOVS Satellite Data Francis, J.A., Schweiger, A., and Key, J. A Comparison of Aerosol Scattering Parameters Obtained by Ground-Based Remote Sensing and In-situ Profile Flights*

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Meeting Meeting 2002 Proceedings Proceedings Sorted by Title Proceedings Sorted by Author Science Team Meeting Proceedings Cover image Proceedings of the Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting ARM-CONF-2002, April 2002 St. Petersburg, Florida For proper viewing, extended abstracts should be viewed with Adobe Acrobat Reader. Download the latest version from the Adobe Reader website. View session papers by Author or Title. * Poster abstract only; an extended abstract was not provided by the author(s). A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Ackerman, S.A. Cloud Phase Determination in the Arctic Using AERI Data ERBE OLR and Cloud Type by Split Window* Ackerman, T.P. A Climatology of Shortwave Cloud Radiative Forcing Using Ground-Based Broadband Radiometric Time-Series*

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New Meteorological Applications Using AERI Thermodynamic Profiling New Meteorological Applications Using AERI Thermodynamic Profiling Feltz, W.F.(a), Howell, H.B.(a), Knuteson, R.O.(a), Mecikalski, J.(b), Bedka, K.(a), Tanamachi, R.L.(c), and Posselt, D.(d), University of Wisconsin SSEC/CIMSS (a), University of Alabama - Huntsville (b), University of Oklahoma (c), Colorado State University (d) The DOE ARM program has supported the development of a robust and operational thermodynamic retrieval algorithm using AERI high spectral resolution infrared radiances. These retrievals of temperature and water vapor have been used for a number of ARM research projects including planetary boundary layer (PBL) large eddy simulation, NWP validation, PBL height estimation, and for investigating the utility of driving SCM/CRM models continuously at the SGP site. New AERIplus retrieval meteorological

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On the Uncertainty of Inferring Absolute Cloud Fraction from Time Series of On the Uncertainty of Inferring Absolute Cloud Fraction from Time Series of Narrow Field of View Observations Ma, Y.-T.(a) and Ellingson, R. G.(b), University of Maryland at College Park (a), Florida State University (b) Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting One way to parameterize longwave 3-D cloud effects is to relate the various cloud properties to a statistical cloud field parameter called the Probability of Clear Line of Sight (PCLS) and then to a simple integral parameter - the effective cloud fraction. In our ongoing study, we are trying to test various PCLS models with ARM cloud observations. Many of the cloud properties must be inferred from time series of zenith observations, whereas spatially averaged quantities are the ones desired. What are the

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The Influence of Clouds, Aerosols, and Water Vapor on the Discrepancy The Influence of Clouds, Aerosols, and Water Vapor on the Discrepancy Between Modeled and Observed Atmospheric Absorption Arking, A. Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Daily mean estimates of atmospheric absorption of solar radiation at the ARM/SGP site are obtained for 36 days during the fall season in 1995 and 1997. They are based on broadband observations of surface flux and satellite estimates of TOA albedo. Mean absorption in the vertical column is 0.246 (expressed as a ratio with respect to the incident flux at TOA). For 13 of the days, which are entirely free of clouds, the mean absorption is 0.245. Although clouds have no systematic effect on absorption, they do have an effect---sometimes causing an increase and sometimes a decrease

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Validation of TERRA MODIS Cloud Properties Using Ground-Based Measurements Validation of TERRA MODIS Cloud Properties Using Ground-Based Measurements at the DOE ARM SGP Site Dong, X.(a), Xi, B.(a), Minnis, P.(b), Wielicki, B.(b), Sun-Mack, S.(c), Chen,Y.(c), and Mace, G.G.(d), University of North Dakota (a), NASA/Langley Research Center (b), SAIC, Inc. (c), University of Utah (d) Cloud macrophysical and microphysical/optical properties derived from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on Terra as part of the Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) project during February 2000-December 2001 are compared to simultaneous ground-based observations. The ground-based data taken over the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program Southern Great Plains (SGP) site are used as cloud truth data set in the validation of the CERES Science Team derived

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Analysis of Humidity Halos Around Trade Wind Cumulus Clouds Analysis of Humidity Halos Around Trade Wind Cumulus Clouds Lu, M.-L.(a), Wang, J.(b), Freedman, A.(c), Jonsson, H.H.(d), Flagan, R.C.(a), McClatchey, R.A.(c), and Seinfeld, J.H.(a), California Institute of Technology (a), Brookhaven National Laboratory (b), Aerodyne Research, Inc. (c), Naval Postgraduate School (d) Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Regions of enhanced humidity in the vicinity of cumulus clouds, so-called cloud halos, reflect features of cloud evolution, exert radiative effects and may serve as a locus for new particle formation. We describe here the results of an aircraft sampling campaign carried out near Oahu, Hawaii from July 31- Aug. 10, 2001, aimed at characterizing the properties of trade wind cumulus cloud halos. An Aerodyne Research Inc. fast spectroscopic

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Radar Observations of Large-Eddy Circulations and Turbulence in Boundary Radar Observations of Large-Eddy Circulations and Turbulence in Boundary Layer Clouds Albrecht, B.A. and Kollias, P., Umiversity of Miami Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting With the development and application of Doppler short wavelength radars, there has been an increased capability for explicitly resolving the vertical structure of boundary layer cloud circulations. Further, Doppler mm-wavelength radars used in a vertically pointing mode can provide information on the turbulence structure within the cloud volume sampled by the radar. Since these radar large eddy observations (LEO) are of the same resolution as that of Large Eddy Simulation models, they provide a means for explicitly evaluating LES (LEO for LES). Further the radar observations

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Full Spectrum Correlated-k for Shortwave Atmospheric Radiative Transfer Full Spectrum Correlated-k for Shortwave Atmospheric Radiative Transfer Pawlak, D.T.(a,b), Clothiaux, E.E.(a), Modest, M.M.(c), and Cole, J.N.S.(a), Department of Meteorology, The Pennsylvania State University (a), Air Force Institute of Technology, Civilian Institutions Graduate Programs Division (b), Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University (c) Fourteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Fast and accurate atmospheric radiation heating and cooling rate calculations are important for improving global climate and numerical weather prediction model performance. The radiative transfer calculations in atmospheric models must be fast so that the underlying methods can actually be implemented in the models and the calculations must be accurate

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The Absorption of NIR Solar Radiation by Precipitation The Absorption of NIR Solar Radiation by Precipitation Evans, W.F.J.(a) and Puckrin, E.(b), Physics Department, Trent University (a), DRDC,Canada (b) Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting It has recently been shown by Ackerman (Physics Today; 2003) that good radiation codes can model the absorption of up to 100 W/m2 of short wave by clouds. However, spectral measurements of the transmission of solar infrared radiation through clear and cloudy skies with FTIR spectroscopy have indicated that still are certain clouds which absorb unexpectedly large amounts of near-infrared (NIR) radiation. The amounts are unexpected in the sense that radiation codes, including sophisticated algorithms such as MODTRAN4, do not model this strong NIR absorption effect. The absorption

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Aerosol Enhancement of Cloud Albedo Shown by Satellite Measurements and Aerosol Enhancement of Cloud Albedo Shown by Satellite Measurements and Chemical Transport Modeling Schwartz, S.E. (a), Harshvardhan (b), and Benkovitz C.M.(a), Brookhaven National Laboratory (a), Purdue University (b) Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The Twomey effect of enhanced cloud droplet concentration, optical depth, and albedo due to anthropogenic aerosols is thought to contribute substantially to radiative forcing of climate change over the industrial period. Present model-based estimates of this indirect forcing are highly uncertain. Increased cloud drop concentration and decreased effective radius indicative of the indirect effect have previously been shown in interhemispheric comparisons of satellite remote sensing data, but efforts

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The Darwin 2005 IOP The Darwin 2005 IOP May, P.T.(a), Jakob,C.(a), Long, C.N.(b), and Keenan, T.D.(a), Bureau of Meteorology Research Centre (a), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (b) Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting A major field project is planned for Darwin in January to February 2005. Amongst its aims are the study of the structure and evolution of cirrus in monsoonal convection and how it differs from coastal and island storm generated cirrus, providing a data set suitable for CRM and SCM single column modeling efforts and validation of ground based remote sensors. Northern Australia experiences three distinct cloud regimes, a pronounced dry season, a transition season dominated by deep coastal convection and continental squall lines and a monsoon where the convection has a

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A Climatology of Cloud & Radiative Properties Derived from GMS-5 Data Over A Climatology of Cloud & Radiative Properties Derived from GMS-5 Data Over the Tropical Western Pacific Nordeen, M.L.(a), Doelling, D.R.(a), Khaiyer, M.M.(a), Rapp, A.D.(a), and Minnis, P.(b), Analytical Services & Materials, Inc. (a), National Aeronautics and Space Administration-Langley Research Center (b) Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Satellite derived cloud and radiative properties can provide continuous spatial and temporal coverage over the Tropical Western Pacific (TWP). The TWP is an area with few meteorological stations, but is an interesting region in global climate studies. Starting with the Nauru99 Intensive Operational Period (IOP) (June-July 1999), two years of hourly Geostationary Meteorological Satellite (GSM-5) images are used in the

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Resolving Models as Scaffolding for Cloud Parameterizations in Resolving Models as Scaffolding for Cloud Parameterizations in Large-Scale Models Pincus, R.(a), Klein, S.A.(b), Hannay, C.(a), and Xu, K.-M.(c), NOAA-CIRES Climate Diagnostics Center (a), NOAA Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (b), NASA Langley Research Center (c) Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The treatment of clouds in large scale models has evolved from fixed to diagnostics to predictive as the importance of cloud feedbacks has become clear. In development now are schemes which account for the resolution-dependent sub-grid scale variability in condensate, which is thought to be a significant factor driving ad hoc model tuning. Parameterizations have their roots in theory, experiment, and observational data. It's very hard, though, to observe the four-dimensional structure of

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Some Results of the Comparison of the Solar Almucantar Sky Brightness Some Results of the Comparison of the Solar Almucantar Sky Brightness Observed Under the Cirri Conditions and the Calculated One Petrushin, A.G.(b), Shukurov, A.K.(a), Shukurov, K.A.(a), and Golitsyn, G.S.(a), A.M. Obukhov Institute of Atmospheric Physics, RAS (a), Institute of Experimental Meteorology, NPO "Typhoon" (b) Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The selected measurements of the solar almucantar sky brightness were carried out at the Zvenigorod Research Facility of the A.M.Obukhov Institute of Atmospheric Physics (IAPh) RAS using the scanning photometer [1] developed in IAPh. These measurements were took place at the cloudy sky and the clear one and at various optical depth t that was controlled with

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A Continuous Initial Estimate of Cloud Microphysical Structure Using A Continuous Initial Estimate of Cloud Microphysical Structure Using Surface-Based Remote Sensors and Parameterized Microphysics Miller, M.A. and Johnson, K.L., Brookhaven National Laboratory Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Realistic heating rate profiles require an accurate and continuous accounting of cloud microphysical structure. To date, several highly constrained microphysical retrieval algorithms have been designed that operate on specific cloud systems. These algorithms are sufficiently specialized that they are generally applicable in a relatively narrow range of conditions. When these conditions are satisfied, heating profiles can be computed. While it may be possible to link several of these specialized algorithms to produce a semi-continuous description of cloud microphysical

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Effective Diameter in Radiation Transfer: Definition, Applications and Effective Diameter in Radiation Transfer: Definition, Applications and Limitations Mitchell, D. L., Desert Research Institute Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Although the use of an effective radius for radiation transfer calculations in water clouds has been common for many years, the export of this concept to ice clouds has been fraught with uncertainty. A consensus appears to be building that a general definition of effective diameter, Deff, should involve the ratio of the size distribution (SD) volume (at bulk density) to projected area. This work further endorses this concept, describes its physical basis in terms of an effective photon path, and demonstrates the equivalency of a derived Deff definition for both water and ice clouds.

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6 Science Team Meeting 6 Science Team Meeting 1996 Proceedings Proceedings Sorted by Title Proceedings Sorted by Author Science Team Meeting Proceedings Proceedings of the Sixth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting DOE CONF-9603149, March 1996 San Antonio, Texas For proper viewing, many of these proceedings should be viewed with Adobe Acrobat Reader. Download the latest version from the Adobe Reader website. View session papers by Author or Title. Poster abstracts are not available online for this year. However, if you would like to request a copy of a specific poster abstract, please contact the Web Administrator. A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Ackerman, T.P. A Comparison Between Clear Sky Shortwave Flux Calculations and Observations During ARESE

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Mean 3D Radiative Transfer in Cloudy Columns: Further Empirical Evidence Mean 3D Radiative Transfer in Cloudy Columns: Further Empirical Evidence for Propagation Kernels with Power-Law Tails Davis, A.B. (a), Marshak, A. (b), and Barker, H.W. (c), Los Alamos National Laboratory (a), NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (b), Meteorological Service of Canada (c) Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting For reasons of computational efficiency, current radiation parameterizations in GCMs are uniformly based on analytical 2-stream solutions of the 1D integro-differential radiative transfer equation (RTE). This is true even when there is an effort to account for subgrid variability which would normally call for the full 3D RTE. Indeed, state-of-the-art GCM radiation schemes use linear combinations of clear-

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An Anthology of Tropical Convection: Dynamical and Thermodynamical An Anthology of Tropical Convection: Dynamical and Thermodynamical Interactions and the Organization of Large-Scale Tropical Convection Webster, P.J., Program in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of Colorado Ninth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting There appears to be no universal relationship between large-scale organized convection and the magnitude of sea surface temperature (SST). Convection and mean precipitation maxima are often found on the equatorward side of maximum SST or even in the winter hemisphere of the tropics. Thus, there must exist other rules besides thermodynamical forcing that provide necessary conditions for convection. A survey of large-scale organized convection has been conducted in order to find necessary conditions for the

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Combination of the Separation of Variable and the T-matrix Method for Combination of the Separation of Variable and the T-matrix Method for Computing Optical Properties of Spheroidal Particles Schulz, F.M., Eide, H.A., and Stamnes, K., University of Alaska, Fairbanks; Stamnes, J.J., University of Bergen, Norway Eighth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The growing interest in nonspherical particles in recent years has led to significant improvements of various light scattering models for different kinds of nonspherical particles. One approach is to model size-shape distributions of randomly oriented particles by spheroids, whose light scattering properties can be rigorously calculated with the separation of variable method (SVM). The SVM can be used to model particles with spheroidal shapes departing significantly from sphericity. In contrast, the

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Empirical Model of Aerosol Uplifting from the Arid Area Empirical Model of Aerosol Uplifting from the Arid Area Gorchakov, G.I., Shukurov, K.A., and Golitsyn, G.S., A.M. Obukhov Institute of Atmospheric Physics, RAS Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The model enables to make the estimates of the vertical fluxes of arid aerosol using measured data of the wind velocity. The model includes the following main elements: 1. The parameterization of the microstructure of the aerosol uplifted from the area. 2. Relationship between wind velocity and the submicron aerosol concentration. 3. The aerosol uplifting rates. It is found that there is the synchronism of the submicron and coarse aerosol fluctuation in convective conditions at the arid area. Vertical turbulent fluxes of the aerosol were determined regarding two regimes of aerosol

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Variations in the Ratio of IR Window Radiance to Microwave Water Path Variations in the Ratio of IR Window Radiance to Microwave Water Path Observed Under Cloudless Convection Platt, C.M.(a) and Austin, R.T.(b), Department of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The measurement of the radiance of cirrus (and other) clouds at atmospheric window 8-13 micron wavelengths requires a correction for the water vapor radiance and transmittance below the clouds. Calculating radiances at the times of routine radiosonde ascents and interpolating the radiance/water path ratio between ascents can achieve this. However it has been observed experimentally that IR radiance/water path ratios appear to vary between radiosonde ascents away from the interpolated values. This occurs

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Combination of Temperature and Humidity Profiles from a Scanning 5-mm Combination of Temperature and Humidity Profiles from a Scanning 5-mm Radiometer and MWR-Scaled Radiosondes During the 1999 Winter NSA/AAO Radiometer Experiment Westwater, E.R.(a), Leuski, V.(a), and Racette, P.(b), CIRES, University of Colorado/NOAA-ETL (a), NASA/ Goddard Space Flight Center (b) Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting A scanning 5-mm-wavelength radiometer was deployed during an Intensive Operating Periods (IOP) at the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program's Cloud and Radiation Testbed (CART) facilities. at the North Slope of Alaska/Adjacent Arctic Ocean site near Barrow, Alaska, during March of 1999. One goal was to evaluate the ability of an oxygen-band 5-mm microwave radiometer for measuring sharp temperature inversions that are typical

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Influence of Smoke over Haze on Heating Rate and Radiative Forcing: Influence of Smoke over Haze on Heating Rate and Radiative Forcing: Consistency of Measurements from Aircraft, Ground and Satellite Vant-Hull, B., Taubman, B.F., and Li, Z., Department of Meteorology, University of Maryland, College Park Fourteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting On 8 July 2002, heavy and widespread smoke advected from fires in Quebec to the eastern seaboard of the US, rending an interesting aerosol scenario with strong absorbing aerosols (smoke) overlying scattering aerosols (industrial pollution). An aircraft equipped with a variety of aerosol and chemical sensors flew over five locations in Virginia and Maryland. This study evaluates the consistency of aerosol measurements made by a suite of air-borne, space-borne and ground-based instruments and evaluates the

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A New Approach for Computing Single Scattering Properties of Ice Clouds A New Approach for Computing Single Scattering Properties of Ice Clouds Using a Size-Shape Distribution of Spheroidal Particles Eide, H.A., and Stamnes, K., University of Alaska, Fairbanks; Stamnes, J.J., University of Bergen, Norway; Schulz, F.M., University of Rochester Ninth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Clouds are of paramount importance for the global energy balance and hence for our climate. In global circulation models (GCMs), designed to predict future climate, the effects of clouds are commonly based on the scattering and absorption properties of spherical particles. At high latitudes as well as at high enough altitudes anywhere on our planet, clouds frequently consist of ice particles that are far from spherical in shape. Ice

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Spurious Oscillation in Simulating Boundary-Layer Cumulus Clouds with Spurious Oscillation in Simulating Boundary-Layer Cumulus Clouds with Third-Order Turbulence Closure Models Fischer, M.L.(a), Billesbach, D.P.(b), Riley, W.J.(a), Berry, J.A.(c), and Torn, M.S.(a), E.O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (a), University of Nebraska (b), Carnegie Institution of Washington (c) Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Spatial heterogeneity in the mass and energy fluxes in the Southern Great Plains are controlled by a combination of driving variables (e.g. climate, topography and soil, vegetation, and land use and management). Accurate estimation of landscape-averaged ecosystem-atmosphere exchange hence suggests the need for predictive models tested with extensive ground based measurements and/or a measurement method with regional coverage. This is

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Scale Analysis of Spatial and Temporal Variability of Aerosol Optical Scale Analysis of Spatial and Temporal Variability of Aerosol Optical Properties Over the SGP Site based on MFRSR and MODIS Data Alexandrov, M.D.(a,b), Marshak, A.(b), Cairns, B.(a,b), Lacis, A.A.(b), and Carlson, B.E.(b), Columbia University (a), NASA (b) Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting We present scale-by-scale analysis of variability of atmospheric aerosol optical thickness (AOT) and (preliminary) of the Angstrom exponent. This analysis is based on retrievals from Multi-Filter Rotating Shadowband Radiometers (MFRSRs) and from Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) satellite data. This type of analysis has been applied to a remote sensing aerosol dataset for the first time. The MFRSR data were collected

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Using Time-Height Cross-Sections of Cumulus Cloud Fields for Solar Using Time-Height Cross-Sections of Cumulus Cloud Fields for Solar Radiative Transfer Pincus, R.(a), Hannay, C.(a), and Evans, K.F.(b), NOAA-CIRES Climate Diagnostics Center (a), University of Colorado (b) Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting How much must be known about a cloud field in order to accurately compute the reflected and transmitted flux? Given our limited abilities to measure the time-evolving three-dimensional structure of clous, and the high cost of making three-dimensional (3D) radiative transfer computations, we would like to determine the accuracy of various approximations used to convert remote sensing observations to domain averaged solar fluxes. We use highly resolved (50 m, 1 min) clouds fields from large eddy simulations of

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A Partially Prognostic Third-Order Closure Model for Modeling the Boundary A Partially Prognostic Third-Order Closure Model for Modeling the Boundary Layer Cheng, A.C.(a) and Xu, K.-M.(b), Center for Atmospheric Sciences, Hampton University (a), Atmospheric Sciences, NASA Langley Research Center (b) Fourteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting A new partially prognostic third-order closure (TOC) model is developed to model boundary-layer clouds in this study. The model assumes joint double Gaussian distributions of vertical velocity, temperature and moisture. The first and second moments of all variables as well as the third moments of vertical velocity, liquid-water potential temperature and total water mixing ratio are predicted to determine a proper probability density function (PDF). Once the PDF is known, the rest of the third moments and

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New Concepts for Improved Performance of Dynamical and Microphysical New Concepts for Improved Performance of Dynamical and Microphysical Parameterization of Clouds Sud, Y.C.(a) and Walker, G.K.(b), NASA/Laboratory for Atmospheres Goddard Space Flight Center Three new concepts were launched for: i) simulating more shallow convection, ii) capturing mid-level convection and iii) better simulating the boundary-layer convection forced boundary-layer clouds. Each process was prameterized and evaluated in the ARM-CART SCM environment. The individual and combined influence of these on the simulated boundary-layer, shallow cumulus, mid-level cloudiness were examined. In addition, a physically based vertical adjustment of the advective air-mass transport was parameterized to better capture the isentropic character of horizontal advection. This modification eliminated the near surface temperature biases

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Sun Photometer Laser and Lamp Based Radiometric Calibrations Sun Photometer Laser and Lamp Based Radiometric Calibrations Allen, D.W.(a), Souaidia, N.(a), Pietras, C.(b), Brown, S.(a), Lykke, R.(a), Frouin, R.(c), Deschamps, P.Y.(d), Fargion, G.(b), and Johnson, B.C.(a), National Institute of Standards and Technology (a), National Aeronautics and Space Administration, SAIC (b), Scripps Institution of Oceanography (c), Laboratoire d'Optique Atmospherique, France (d) Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The goals of this study were to calibrate the radiometers using independent methods, evaluate the uncertainties for each method, and assess the influence of the results in terms of the science requirements. The radiometers were calibrated in irradiance and radiance mode using a monochromatic, laser-illuminated integrating sphere, in radiance mode using

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2 Science Team Meeting 2 Science Team Meeting 1992 Proceedings Proceedings Sorted by Title Proceedings Sorted by Author Science Team Meeting Proceedings Proceedings of the Second Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting DOE CONF-9110336, October 26-30, 1992 Denver, Colorado For proper viewing, many of these proceedings should be viewed with Adobe Acrobat Reader. Download the latest version from the Adobe Reader website. View session papers by Author or Title. * Poster abstract only; an extended abstract was not provided by the author(s). A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Ackerman, T. An Integrated Cloud Observation and Modeling Investigation in Support of the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program Tropical Western Pacific Project: Status Albrecht, B.

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Retrieval of Cirrus Particle Sizes Using a Spit-Window Technique: A Retrieval of Cirrus Particle Sizes Using a Spit-Window Technique: A Sensitivity Study Fu, Q. (a) and Sun, W.B. (b), University of Washington (a), Dalhousie University (b) Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The 8 - 12 um atmospheric window is an important spectral region for the remote sensing of the earth-atmosphere system. Since clouds are the major regulator of the global radiative energy budget, numerous methods have been developed to detect clouds and cloud properties based on satellite observations. Among them are the split-window techniques which are particularly useful for remote sensing of cirrus clouds. Owing to the large spectral variation of ice's imaginary refractive index over the atmospheric window, one can infer the effective ice particle sizes of cirrus clouds

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Passive Remote Sensing of Aerosol Properties from Aircraft Measurements Passive Remote Sensing of Aerosol Properties from Aircraft Measurements Over the SGP Cairns, B. (a), Lacis, A.A. (b), Carlson, B.E. (b), Alexandrov, A. (a), and Barnard, J.C. (c), Columbia University (a), NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (b), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (c) Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The principal difficulties in retrieving aerosol loadings and microphysical properties using passive remote sensing measurements over land surfaces are the significant spectral and spatial variations in the observed intensities that are caused by the land surface. The may also be of use in remote sensing of the surface, being indicative of its roughness, or in the case of vegetation its leaf inclination distribution. It is believed that the

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Intial Results from an Automated High Spectral Resolution Lidar Intial Results from an Automated High Spectral Resolution Lidar Eloranta, E.W., University of Wisconsin-Madison Fourteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting An automated High Spectral Resolution Lidar constructed at the University of Wisconsin is nearly ready for an Arctic deployment. It is designed for remote operation as an Internet appliance requiring only minimal onsite attention. The system is currently installed in our roof top laboratory and is operating continuously as part of an extended shakedown test. Several months of data have been collected and archived on our web site (see arctic HSRL at "lidar.ssec.wisc.edu"). A web interface to browse and visualize data is provided along with tools to generate calibrated plots of

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The Use of Performance Metrics to Enhance Meteorological Operations The Use of Performance Metrics to Enhance Meteorological Operations Jakob, C.(a), Pincus, R.(b), Hannay, C.(b), and Xu, K.-M.(c), BMRC (a), NOAA/CIRES CDC (b), NASA Langley (c) Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting It is highly desirable to use cloud radar data in the evaluation of model simulations of clouds at various scales. Unfortunately there is an inherent mismatch between the spatial and temporal scales of the models and the observations. Usually this mismatch is overcome by time-averaging the observations and declaring the averages as representative for a given model spatial scale. Here we explore an alternative method of model evaluation that is based on the interpretation of model cloud predictions as probabilistic forecasts at the observation point. First we contrast

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Narrowband, Narrow Field-of-View Fast Infrared Filter Radiometry: Future Narrowband, Narrow Field-of-View Fast Infrared Filter Radiometry: Future Operation at CART Sites and Some Aspects of Water Vapor Absorption and Emission Platt, C.M.R. (a), Bennett, J.A. (b), Petraitis, B. (b), Austin, R.T. (a), and Young, S.A. (b), Colorado State University, Fort Collins (a), CSIRO Atmospheric Research, Aspendale, Australia (b) Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting An infrared filter radiometer is being installed at the SGP CART site early in 2001. The radiometer is based on a previous Mark I version that was used successfully in field experiments in tropical Australia. The radiometer has a narrow field-of-view, compatible with lidar, is fast, at one-second-time constant, and has three channels at 8.62, 10.86 and 12.12 microns. It

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The North Slope of Alaska CART and Arctic Change 2002 The North Slope of Alaska CART and Arctic Change 2002 Zak, B.D., Zirzow, J.A., and Einfeld, W., Sandia National Laboratories Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The North Slope of Alaska/Adjacent Arctic Ocean (NSA/AAO) Cloud and Radiation Testbed (CART), operational since spring of 1998, is maturing just in time for the push to understand the far-reaching changes in the Arctic presently occurring. From the mid 1970s to the mid 1990s, arctic sea ice areal coverage has decreased about 5%, but ice thickness appears to have decreased about 40%. In addition, temperature and salinity patterns in the Arctic Ocean and the associated thermohaline circulation have been affected, as have many other climate-related processes. An Arctic

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Comparison of Measurements of Liquid Water Path Comparison of Measurements of Liquid Water Path Lane, D.E. (a), Fairall, C.W. (b), Hazen, D. (b), and Orr, B. (b), Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Science, University of Colorado, Boulder (a), Environmental Technology Laboratory, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Boulder (b) Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Investigation of ship-based microwave radiometer observations from the equatorial Pacific during EPIC 99 indicated anomalously high values of liquid water content during clear sky conditions. Several possible sources of error were examined including the radiative transfer model employed to the original sondings, and application of the TIP calibrations. Further research has suggested that incorrect brightness temperatures were observed

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Introducing WEB_MADS Introducing WEB_MADS Dedecker, R.G., Quinn, G.M., Garcia, R.K., and Revercomb, H.E., University of Wisconsin-Madison Space Science and Engineering Center Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The Multiple AERI Display System (MADS) is a software package developed to allow remote access to and viewing of the operational AERI data streams produced by remotely operated AERI instruments. The MADS system was developed some years ago and operates on stand alone Personal Computers that run the OS/2 operating system and that acquire remote AERI data via the Internet. WEB-MADS is a Web based prototype version of MADS that allows remote access to the same AERI data and information using any standard Web Browser. As was the case with the original MADS, WEB-MADS provides a means for real

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Importance and Parameterization of Longwave Radiative Scattering by Mineral Importance and Parameterization of Longwave Radiative Scattering by Mineral Aerosols Gautier, C., Dufresne, J.-L., and Ricchiazzi, P.J., University of California Santa Barbara Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The effect of scattering is not always included in longwave models of radiative forcing due to mineral aerosols. In this presentation, we quantify and highlight the importance of scattering in the longwave domain for a wide range of conditions commonly encountered during dust events. We show that the neglect of scattering may lead to an underestimate of longwave aerosol forcing. This underestimate may reach 50% of the forcing at the top of atmosphere and 15% at the surface for aerosol effective radius greater than a few tenths of a micron. In contrast, the heating rate

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Comparisons Between Measured and Modeled Longwave Irradiances During Arctic Comparisons Between Measured and Modeled Longwave Irradiances During Arctic Winter: Results from the Second International Pyrgeometer and Absolute Sky-Scanning Radiometer Comparison (IPARSC-II) Marty, Ch.(a), Storvold, R.(a), Philipona, R.(b), Delamere, J.(c), Dutton, E.(d), Michalsky, J.(e), Stamnes, K.(f), Eide, H.(f), and Stoffel, T.(g), Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks (a), World Radiation Center, Davos, Switzerland (b), Atmospheric and Environmental Research, Boston (c), Climate Monitoring and Diagnostics Laboratory NOAA, Boulder (d), State University of New York at Albany (e), Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey (f), National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden (g) Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting

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AERI-Lidar Retrievals of Ice Cloud Physical Properties, Including the First AERI-Lidar Retrievals of Ice Cloud Physical Properties, Including the First Estimates of Photon Tunneling Contributions to Absorption Mitchell, D.L.(a) and DeSlover, D.H.(b), Desert Research Institute (a), Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies, University of Wisconsin (b) Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The Atmospheric Emitted Radiance Interferometer (AERI) and the High Spectral Resolution Lidar (HSRL) have been used to determine the spectral dependence of alpha in the window region (8.5-12.5 micron wavelength), where alpha is the ratio of optical depth at a visible wavelength to infrared absorption optical depth for a cirrus cloud. Using alpha and cloud emissivity measurements, it is generally possible to retrieve effective

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The Association of the Cirrus Properties Over the Western Tropical Pacific The Association of the Cirrus Properties Over the Western Tropical Pacific with Tropical Deep Convection Deng, M.(a), Mace, G.G.(a), and Soden, B.J.(b), Univesity of Utah (a), Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (b) The microphysical and radiative properties of upper tropospheric clouds in the tropics are known to have a substantial influence on climate. Observations from long term cloud radar measurements in the tropics show that upper tropospheric clouds are observed above 10 km as much as 40% of the time depending on location. By combining satellite observations with observations from the tropical ARM site on Nauru and Manus Islands we examine the macro and microphysical properties of these clouds in terms of their association with deep convection. The fundamental questions we will

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The Topography of Cloud Tops The Topography of Cloud Tops Pincus, R., Gunshor, M., Space Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Marshak, A., and Wiscombe, W., National Aeronautics and Space Administration-Goddard Space Flight Center Ninth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The geometric shape of cloud top affects the amount and distribution of radiation reflected by the cloud. The angular redistribution is more relevant to remote sensing applications, while changes in the total amount of energy reflected affect cloud albedo. The difference between reflection by "bumpy" and plane-parallel clouds is greatest when both clouds and bumps are optically thick and solar zenith angle low. Quantitative assessment of these effects requires a description of topography of a cloud top. We

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Links Between Mesoscale Dynamics and Cloud Water in High-Resolution March Links Between Mesoscale Dynamics and Cloud Water in High-Resolution March 2000 RAMS Simulations Weaver, C.P.(a), Gordon, N.D.(b), Norris, J.R.(b), and Klein, S.A.(d), Rutgers University (a), Scripps Institution of Oceanography (b), NOAA/GFDL (c) Fourteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The Regional Atmospheric Modeling System (RAMS) is applied as a tool for improving our understanding of sub-GCM-grid-scale cloudiness. Specifically, we use high-resolution simulations of March 2000 IOP days to identify the important mesoscale dynamic and thermodynamic controls on cloud water distributions. The resolution dependence of the simulated results is also investigated as a way to identify potential deficiencies in coarser-resolution models, such as GCMs. The main finding from the

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ERBE OLR and Cloud Type by Split Window ERBE OLR and Cloud Type by Split Window Inoue, T.(a) and Ackerman, S.A.(b), Meteorological Research Institute (a), University of Wisconsin (b) Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Using collocated ERBE and split window/AVHRR on board NOAA-9, we studied the relationship between cloud type and OLR. NOAA operational OLR estimation is based on flux equivalent temperature defined by the narrow band TBB. We found the relationship between ERBE OLR and brightness temperature (TBB) was different depending on cloud type classified by the split window. The brightness temperature difference between the split window (BTD) is a good indicator of water vapor amount and cloud optical properties. Therefore, we use the TBB and BTD to determine the regression

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Implementing Flexible Cloud Vertical Structure in GFDL's AM-2 Large-Scale Implementing Flexible Cloud Vertical Structure in GFDL's AM-2 Large-Scale Model Using Stochastic Clouds Pincus, R.(a), Klein, S.A.(b), and Hemmler, R.(b), NOAA-CIRES Climate DiagnosticsCenter (a), Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (b) Fourteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Cloud vertical structure has a significant impact on radiation and precipitation fluxes, which can then feed back to the general circulation. In large-scale models with partial cloudiness in each grid cell, this structure is usually imposed in the form of "overlap assumptions," which are typically implemented separately in the radiation and precipitation codes. To date, GFDL's global atmospheric model AM-2 has used the random overlap assumption, which is easy to implement but known to be unrealistic

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Aerosol-Cloud-Radiation Interaction: A Comparison of GCM Results versus Aerosol-Cloud-Radiation Interaction: A Comparison of GCM Results versus Surface Observations Liepert, B.G., Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University; Lohmann, U., Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada Ninth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The change in cloud properties due to increased anthropogenic emissions of aerosols and their precursor gases is referred to as "indirect aerosol effect." Estimates with general circulation models (GCMs) assumed that an increase in aerosol concentration would lead to a cooling effect of about -1Wm2. To evaluate the anthropogenic indirect aerosol effect, we compared two ECHAM GCM experiments with long-term surface observations covering the United States and Germany. The model prognosticates the number of cloud

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Terminal Velocities of Droplets and Crystals: Power Laws with Continuous Terminal Velocities of Droplets and Crystals: Power Laws with Continuous Parameters Over the Size Spectrum Khvorostyanov, V.I. and Curry, J.A., University of Colorado Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting This paper presents a unified treatment of cloud particle fall velocities Vt for both liquid and crystalline cloud particles over the entire size range observed in the atmosphere. The fall velocity representation is formulated in terms of the Best (or Davies) number X and the Reynolds number Re. For the power law representations used in many applications, and with D being the particle diameter (or maximum length), the coefficients aRe, bRe, av, bRe are found as the continuous analytical functions of X or D over the entire hydrometeors size range. Analytical asymptotic solutions

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An Analytic Solution of Two-Stream Stochastic Radiative Transfer in An Analytic Solution of Two-Stream Stochastic Radiative Transfer in Spatially Correlated Media Hu, Y.X.(a) and Davis, A.B.(b), NASA Langley Research Center (a), Los Alamos National Laboratory (b) Fourteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting In situ cloud microphysics measurements show spatial auto-correlations of extinction cross sections over a wide range of scales. At some of those scales, homogeneity and independent-column assumptions fail and a three-dimensional treatment of the radiative transfer is required to capture the effect of the correlations. A simple differential form of transport equation is developed for correlated media in order to account for the first-order impact of the spatial auto-correlations. Two-stream

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Optical and Microphysical Characteristics of the Smoke Aerosol in the Optical and Microphysical Characteristics of the Smoke Aerosol in the Moscow Region During the Summer-Autumn of 2002 Gorchakov, G.I.(a), Golitsyn, G.S.(a), Anikin, P.P.(a), Emilenko, A.S.(a), Isakov, A.A. (a), Kopeikin, V.M.(a), Rublev, A.N.(b), Sviridenkov, M.A.(a), and Shukurov, K.A.(a), A.M.Obukhov Institute of Atmospheric Physics, RAS (a), Russian Research Center "Kurchatov Institute" (b) Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Observational results will be presented for the optical and microphysical characteristics of the smoke aerosol produced by wild fires at peatbogs in the Moscow region during the July-September of 2002. Characteristics in the visual range and mass concentration of the submicron aerosol had been

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Aerosol Absorption, Optical Depth and Vertical Extent Estimates Using Aerosol Absorption, Optical Depth and Vertical Extent Estimates Using UV/blue Satellite Measurements Cairns, B., and Alexandrov, M.D., Columbia University; Carlson, B.E., and Lacis, A.A., NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies Eighth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The radiative balance of the atmosphere and the climatological response of the atmospheric circulation to changes in aerosol loading is principally determined by the vertical extent and single-scatter albedo of the aerosols. Although UV radiance measurements made by the Total Ozone Mapping Experiment Spectrometer (TOMS) instrument have been used to detect UV absorbing aerosols and estimate their properties, the unknown verticalextent of the aerosol affects the sensitivity of the radiances to

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Inferring Cloud Optical Depth Using Spectrally Varying Surface Albedo: Inferring Cloud Optical Depth Using Spectrally Varying Surface Albedo: Frozen Turbulence vs. Time Evolution Barker, H.W.(a), Pavloski, C.F.(b), Ovtchinnikov, M.(c), Kassianov, E.(c), Clothiaux, E.E.(b), and Marshak, A.(d), Meteorological Service of Canada (a), The Pennsylvania State University (b), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (c), UMBC/NASA-GSFC (d) Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Barker and Marshak (2001) proposed a method for inferring cloud optical depth from measurements of surface spectral radiance and irradiance made close to, but on either side of, wavelength 700 nm (approximately where absorption by chlorophyll ends). Their method has been tested by applying a Monte Carlo photon transport algorithm to cloud fields simulated by

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A First Look at the Radiative Impact of Tropical Cirrus Systems Encountered A First Look at the Radiative Impact of Tropical Cirrus Systems Encountered During CRYSTAL-FACE Pilewskie, P. (a), Gore, W. (a), Rabbette, M. (b), Howard, S. (b), and Pommier, J. (b), NASA Ames Research Center (a), Bay Area Environmental Research Institute (b) Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting During the 2002 CRYSTAL-FACE experiment we deployed identical solar spectral and broad-band infrared sensors on the ER-2 and CIRPAS Twin Otter in order to characterize the column radiative energy budget in the tropical atmosphere under varying conditions such as thick anvil cirrus, thin sub-visible cirrus, and cloud free conditions. The data are used to determine cirrus and clear sky heating and cooling rates. The solar spectral reflectance and transmittance data are used to infer cloud

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Cloud Radiative Forcing of the Arctic Surface: The Influence of Cloud Cloud Radiative Forcing of the Arctic Surface: The Influence of Cloud Properties, Surface Albedo, and Solar Zenith Angle Shupe, M.D. and Intrieri, J.M., NOAA - Environmental Technology Laboratory Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting An annual cycle of cloud and radiation measurements made as part of the Surface Heat Budget of the Arctic program are utilized to determine which properties of Arctic clouds control the surface radiation balance. Surface cloud radiative forcing (CF), defined as the difference between the all-sky net surface radiative flux and the clear sky net surface flux, was calculated from measurements of broadband fluxes and results from a clear sky model. Longwave cloud forcing (CFLW) is shown to be a function of cloud

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Inferring Cloud Properties from Narrow-Field-of-View Spectral Radiometers Inferring Cloud Properties from Narrow-Field-of-View Spectral Radiometers Marshak, A.(a), Knyazikhin, Y.(b), Evans, K.(c), and Wiscombe, W.(a), NASA/GSFC (a), Boston University (b), UMBC/JCET (c) Fourteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The most common approach for retrieving cloud optical depth from ground-based observations uses downwelling fluxes measured by pyranometers and Multi-Filter Rotating Shadowband Radiometers (MFRSR). The key element in both retrieval techniques is the one-to-one mapping of the "observed" fluxes into cloud optical depth through plane-parallel radiative transfer. Both methods are expected to work well only for completely overcast clouds giving an effective optical depth for the whole sky. To infer cloud optical

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Impact of Clouds on the Atmospheric Absorption of SW - Comparing Theory and Impact of Clouds on the Atmospheric Absorption of SW - Comparing Theory and Observation at SGP Rose, F.G. (a), Charlock, T.P. (b), and Rutan, D.A. (a), Analytical Services & Materials Inc. (a), NASA Langley Research Center (b) Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting This group, and also Li and Trishchenko, have earlier determined the cloud forcing to the atmospheric absorption of SW by combining surface data at SGP with CERES at TOA. Detailed analysis of our results show a systematic trend in the difference of all-sky and clear-sky atmospheric absorption with cosSZA: All-sky absorbs significantly more than clear-sky as cosSZA increases. From radiative transfer theory, all-sky absorption of SW is expected to be greater (less) than clear sky absoption when clouds are low

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A Subgrid Representation of Precipitating Marine Boundary Layer Clouds A Subgrid Representation of Precipitating Marine Boundary Layer Clouds Leung, L.R., and Ghan, S.J., Pacific Northwest National Laboratory; Feingold, G., Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere, Colorado State University Ninth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting A subgrid parameterization is being developed to account for subgrid variations of precipitating marine stratocumulus clouds in general circulation models (GCMs). The method assumes an idealized form for the probability density function (pdf) for the cloud variables and predicts/diagnoses the parameters describing the pdfs. A level 2.5 turbulence closure model is used to calculate turbulence fluxes. Cloud-water-related turbulence fluxes are estimated using a partial

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Relationships Among Tropical Cloud Characteristics and Components of the Relationships Among Tropical Cloud Characteristics and Components of the Surface Heat Budget Curry, J.A., and Webster, P.J., University of Colorado; Clayson, C.A., Purdue University Eighth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Satellite data obtained during the TOGA COARE Intensive Observation Period (IOP) has been used to create a high resolution dataset (50 km, 3 hrs) of cloud characteristics (phase, height, precipitation) and components of the surface energy budget (radiation, sensible and latent heat fluxes). The satellite dataset has been evaluated using in situ observations obtained during TOGA COARE. A cloud classification scheme based upon cloud top height, phase, and precipitation is used as a framework to interpret the effect of the different cloud types on the component surface fluxes and

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Radiation Parameterization for Three-Dimensional Inhomogeneous Cirrus Radiation Parameterization for Three-Dimensional Inhomogeneous Cirrus Clouds: Application to Climate Models Gu, Y. and Liou, K.N., University of California, Los Angeles Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting A three-dimensional (3D) radiative transfer model has been developed to simulate the transfer of solar and thermal infrared radiation in inhomogeneous cirrus clouds. The model utilizes a diffusion approximation approach (four-term expansion in the intensity) for application to inhomogeneous media employing Cartesian coordinates. The extinction coefficient, single-scattering albedo, and asymmetry factor are functions of spatial position and wavelength and are parameterized in terms of the ice water content and mean effective ice crystal size. We employ the

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Cirrus Cloud Particle Mass and Terminal Velocity Derived from Airborne 2D-C Cirrus Cloud Particle Mass and Terminal Velocity Derived from Airborne 2D-C Probe and Counterflow Virtural Impactor Data for Selected Cases During the Spring 2000 Cloud IOP Benson-Troth, S.(a), Mace, G.G.(a), Twohy, C.(b), and Poellot, M.(c), University of Utah (a), Oregon State University (b), University of North Dakota (c) Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting When cirrus cloud particles are sampled by an airborne 2D-C probe, the shadows of the particles on the diode array are preserved. Analysis of the raw 2D-C data provides a size distribution and number concentration of the cloud particles sampled. The airborne counterflow virtural impactor provides the ice water content of the sampled cloud particles. Using the size distribution and the ice water content, we derive the coefficient and

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A Semianalytic Technique to Speed Up Successive Order of Scattering Model A Semianalytic Technique to Speed Up Successive Order of Scattering Model for Optically Thick Media Duan, M. and Min, Q., Atmospheric Sciences Research Center, State University of New York Fourteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting A semianalytic technique has been developed to speed up integration of radiative transfer over optically thick media for the successive order of scattering method. Based on characteristics of internal distribution of scattering intensity, this technique uses piece-wise analytic eigenfunctions to fit internal scattering intensities and integrates them analytically over optical depth. This semianalytic approach greatly reduces the number of sub-grids for accurately solving radiative transfer based on

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Influence of Age-Dependent Optical and Thermal Snow Properties on the Influence of Age-Dependent Optical and Thermal Snow Properties on the Modeled Surface Temperature and Albedo in the Arctic Curry, J.A., and Schramm, J.L., University of Colorado Eighth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting A new multi-level snow model has been developed to simulate the time-varying snow thermal and optical characteristics in response to precipitation events and snow aging. The model is forced by observations from the Russian ice islands in the Arctic Ocean, and also using some preliminary data from SHEBA. A comparison of the modeled surface temperature and albedo with the commonly used 0-level snow model is made. The new model shows much better agreement with time-series observations of surface temperature and albedo. When the snow model is used over a sea ice

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Aircraft Measurements of Spectral and Broadband Shortwave Albedo from the Aircraft Measurements of Spectral and Broadband Shortwave Albedo from the NASA Langley OV-10 Smith, W.L., Jr.(a), Charlock, T.P.(a), Roback, V.E.(a), Rutledge, C.K.(b), and Zhang, T.P.(b), NASA Langley Research Center (a), Analytical Services and Materials, Inc. (b) Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting In order to validate and improve surface radiative fluxes derived as part of the Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) program, The CERES Fixed-wing Airborne Radiometer (CFAR) was developed to make measurements of upwelling and downwelling shortwave (spectral and broadband) and longwave (broadband) radiative fluxes. The CFAR consists of an OV-10A Bronco twin-turboprop, originally developed for military applications but chosen by NASA for atmospheric radiation measurements

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Angular Distribution of Intensity in a Flux of Radiation Scattered by a Angular Distribution of Intensity in a Flux of Radiation Scattered by a Cloud Dvoryashin, S.V., Shukurov, K.A., Shukurov, A.K., and Golitsyn, G.S., A.M.Obukhov Institute of Atmospheric Physics, RAS Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting A study of the angular distribution of intensity in a flux of solar radiation scattered by a cloud was carried out in conditions of translucent clouds (the disk of the Sun is visible). Using the digital video camera KODAK DC200, mounted on the sun tracker, the sky images with the angle of view 38 0) have been obtained in cloudy and cloudless conditions. During measurements the disk of the Sun was closed with a blend. Using the specially developed program the photometry of the received images was

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On Problems in Simulating Boundary-layer Cumulus Clouds with Third-Order On Problems in Simulating Boundary-layer Cumulus Clouds with Third-Order Turbulence Closure Models Cheng, A.(a) and Xu, K.-M.(b), Atmospheric Sciences, NASA Langley Research Center (a), Center for Atmospheric Sciences, Hampton University (b) Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting A hierarchy of third-order turbulence closure models are used to simulate boundary-layer cumulus clouds from the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement in this study. A moist spurious oscillation is found in the Level-3 model, which predicts all third moments. The period of the oscillation is about 1000 s, which is resulted from the interaction of the mean liquid water gradient and the liquid water buoyancy terms in the third-moment equations. A reasonably large diffusion coefficient and a large dissipation at its

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Cloud-Radiation-Aerosol Experiment (1996) at IAPh, Russia Cloud-Radiation-Aerosol Experiment (1996) at IAPh, Russia Golitsyn, G.S., Anikine, P.P., and Sviridenkov, M.A., Obukhov Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences Eighth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting In 1996, local measurements of the optical properties of the near-surface aerosol were carried out parallel with aureole measurements of the aerosol in the atmospheric column. The spectral radiation was measured by a complex of spectrometers. Global radiation was controlled by standard equipment (pyrheliometer, pyranometer, pyrgeometer). A microwave sounder was used to determine the liquid water path of clouds and water vapor content. Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) data from the National Oceanic and

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Raman Lidar Characterization of the Vertical Variability of Aerosols and Raman Lidar Characterization of the Vertical Variability of Aerosols and Water Vapor Over the SGP Ferrare, R.A. (a), Turner, D.D. (b,g), Brasseur, L.H. (c), Tooman, T.P. (d), Dubovik, O. (e), Goldsmith, J.E.M. (d), Ogren, J.A. (f), and Feltz, W. (g), NASA Langley Research Center (a), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (b), Science Applications International Corporation/NASA/LaRC (c), Sandia National Laboratories (d), SSAI/NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (e), NOAA Climate Monitoring and Diagnostics Laboratory (f), University of Wisconsin-Madison (g) Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The automated Southern Great Plains (SGP) Cloud and Radiation Testbed (CART) Raman Lidar routinely measures profiles of water vapor mixing ratio,

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A Comparison of Surface Sensible Heat Flux at Atqasuk and Barrow A Comparison of Surface Sensible Heat Flux at Atqasuk and Barrow Shaw, W.J. (a), Doran, J.C. (b), and Hubbe, J.M. (c), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting As part of the effort to discover the feedbacks between low-level arctic stratus and surface fluxes, we have operated an acoustic anemometer near Barrow, Alaska and a dual wavelength scintillometer near Atqasuk, which is 100 km to the south, in order to measure the surface turbulence heat flux. The systems operated unattended during the spring melt period of 2000, and the data were logged via internet or telephone connections. The acoustic anemometer was mounted on a tower attached to a barge grounded on a low island on the northeast side of Elson Lagoon. The anemometer was 8.5 m

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A Satellite Cloud, Radiation and Precipitation Data Set for Cloud Model A Satellite Cloud, Radiation and Precipitation Data Set for Cloud Model Evaluation Xu, K.-M.(a), Wielicki, B.A.(a), Wong, T.(a), and Randall, D.A.(b), NASA Langley Research Center (a), Colorado State University (b) Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting To systematically evaluate cloud models including large-eddy simulation (LES), cloud-resolving models (CRMs), cloud parameterizations in general circulation models (GCMs), one needs a large set of cloud, radiation and precipitation data that are matched with simultaneous atmospheric state data. We have been using a technique to produce such a data set at the NASA Langley Research Center. Specifically, this technique classifies EOS (Earth Observing System) satellite data into distinct cloud systems or "cloud

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NCDX: NetCdr Data eXtraction utility for Examination and Visualization of NCDX: NetCdr Data eXtraction utility for Examination and Visualization of Netcdf Data Flynn, C.J. and Ermold, B., Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting NCDX is a command-line utility designed for routine examination and extraction of data from netcdf files. Data can be displayed graphically (line-plot, scatter-plot, overlay, color-intensity, etc.) or extracted as ASCII data. In either case, results can be saved to disk or viewed directly on screen. Date and time can be displayed in a large variety of formats including calendar, julian, HHMMSS, fractional day, and others. It can accept multiple netcdf files as input producing merged results. NCDX can be used in either interactive or batch-processing mode making it suitable for

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Absolute Radiance Calibration Techniques for the Whole Sky Imager Absolute Radiance Calibration Techniques for the Whole Sky Imager Shields, J.E. (a), Johnson, R.W. (a), Tooman, T.P. (b), Karr, M.E. (a), Burden, A.R. (a), and Baker, J.G. (a), Scripps Institution of Oceanography (a), Sandia National Laboratories (b) Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The Day/Night Whole Sky Imager is designed to provide absolute radiance distributions over the full upper hemisphere, as well as providing an assessment of cloud fraction and cloud spatial properties. In order to provide radiance distributions, the instrument must be calibrated using absolute radiometry techniques adapted for use with an imager. These techniques are particularly demanding due to the large dynamic range required to acquire data from full daylight to starlight. For example, a

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Activation Control: An Alternate Framework for Explaining Variation of Deep Activation Control: An Alternate Framework for Explaining Variation of Deep Convection Barr-Kumarakulasinghe, S.A., Brookhaven National Laboratory Eighth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting An alternate conceptual framework with the ability to explain large scale variation in convection, but still have the ability to explain shorter time scale (weekly) variation of convection is presented. In contrast, the current quasi-equilibrium and statistical equilibrium control framework, appears to be only successful in explaining monthly and large scale variations in convection and circulation patterns. Mapes has referred to an alternate concept as activation control, though not actually offering a solution or methodology. This abstract presents an activation control

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Evaluation of the Plane-Parallel Model from MISR Measurements Evaluation of the Plane-Parallel Model from MISR Measurements Horvath, A.(a), Davies, R.(b), and Diner, D.J.(b), University of Arizona (a), Jet Propulsion Laboratory (b) Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Due to its simplicity and computational speed, the 1-D plane-parallel model enjoys widespread popularity in the satellite remote sensing of cloud microphysical properties. Just how well this model describes real clouds is a question rather difficult to answer with traditional single-angle observations. With the advent of near-simultaneous multiangle measurements, it is possible to evaluate the validity of the plane-parallel approach. This study used data from the Multiangle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) on NASA's TERRA (EOS-AM) platform. Only liquid clouds over oceans were

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Simulation of the Annual Cycle of Surface Albedo for SHEBA Simulation of the Annual Cycle of Surface Albedo for SHEBA Schramm, J.L., and Curry, J.A., University of Colorado Ninth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting A single-column ice thickness distribution model is used to simulate the annual cycle of sea ice, snow and surface radiation characteristics over the Surface Heat Budget of the Arctic Ocean (SHEBA). The model is forced using surface flux data obtained at SHEBA. This poster focuses on the simulated surface albedo and the principal factors that determine it (snow and melt ponds). By comparing the model simulations with SHEBA observations, an assessment of our current parameterizations of snow, melt ponds and surface albedo is given. Some improvements to our model parameterizations have already been made based upon the comparison with

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Cloud Fraction Retrieval Utilizing Whole Sky Imagers Cloud Fraction Retrieval Utilizing Whole Sky Imagers Tooman, T.P., Sandia National Laboratories; Moore, S., and Sowle, D., Mission Research Corporation; Shields, J., Marine Physical Laboratory Eighth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Long-term statistics on cloud cover and cloud thickness are desirable for understanding how clouds affect climate. We are attempting to use images collected by the Whole Sky Imager (WSI) to extract this information. For nighttime retrieval, we intend to develop algorithms and software to detect star occultations due to clouds. For daytime retrievals, we intend to develop an appoach based on sky radiance variations. We have implemented software to detect star locations, to map image pixel space to celestial

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Parameterization of Cloud-Radiation Interactions as Relevant to Climate Parameterization of Cloud-Radiation Interactions as Relevant to Climate Models: A New Dimension Stephens, G.L.(a), Wood, N.B.(a), Barker, H.W.(b), and Gabriel,P.(a), Colorado State University (a), Meteorological Service of Canada (b) Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The parameterization of cloud-radiation interactions involve a number of levels of approximation. The focus of past programs like ICRCCM and I3RC have been directed largely towards assessing methods of solution while other efforts have gone into evaluating the parameterization of cloud optical properties. The parameterization of unresolved cloud variability, however, has received much less attention. A study that attempts to assess a number of the current empirical sub-grid parameterization methods has

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Stratus Microphysical Parameters Using Radar and Visible Stratus Microphysical Parameters Using Radar and Visible Optical Depth Austin, R.T. and Stephens, G.L., Colorado State University, Fort Collins Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting A new algorithm for the retrieval of stratus cloud microphysical parameters was introduced last year and applied to measurements of maritime stratus clouds off the coast of California. The retrieval has been refined and applied to data from the Southern Great Plains CART site, as well as to the original California marine measurements. The poster will describe these refined results, discuss error analysis of the algorithm, show how the retrieval compares with analogous radar-only retrievals, and discuss other products and benefits of the algorithm's estimation theory formulation

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Retrievals of Vertical Profiles of Cloud Ice Mass and Particle Retrievals of Vertical Profiles of Cloud Ice Mass and Particle Characteristic Size from MMCR Data Matrosov, S.Y.(a), Heymsfield, A.J.(b), Shupe, M.D.(c), and Korolev, A.V.(d), CIRES, University of Colorado and NOAA ETL (a), NCAR (b), STC (c), Canadian Atmospheric Service (d) Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting A remote sensing method is proposed for the retrievals of vertical profiles of ice cloud microphysical parameters from ground-based measurements of radar reflectivity and Doppler velocity with a vertically pointed cloud radar. This method relates time-averaged Doppler velocities (which are used as a proxy for the reflectivity weighted particle fall velocities) to particle characteristic sizes such as median or mean. With estimated

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The March 2000 Cloud Intensive Observing Period; The Evolution of the The March 2000 Cloud Intensive Observing Period; The Evolution of the Synoptic-Scale Atmosphere and the Associated Cloud Radiative Forcing Mace, G.G.(a), Sonntag, K.L.(b), Kato, S.(c), Poellot, M.(d), Twohy, C.(e), Troth, S.(a), Zhang, Q.(a), and Minnis, P.(c), University of Utah (a), Unviersity of Oklahoma (b), NASA Langley Research Center (c), University of North Dakota (d), Oregon State University (e) During the first 3 weeks of March 2000, an intensive observing period (IOP) was held near the central facility of the Southern Great Plains ARM site. In conjunction with the ARESE II campaign, the objective of this IOP was to observe the 3-dimensional structure of the cloud field using multiple scanning and vertically pointing millimeter radars. In anticipation of

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Spectral Characterization of the Scattering and Absorption of Solar Spectral Characterization of the Scattering and Absorption of Solar Radiation by Aerosols and Clouds: Results from Several Recent Field Studies Pilewskie, P.(a), Rabbette, M.(b), Bergstrom, R.(b), Pommier, J.(b), and Howard, S.(b), NASA Ames Research Center (a), Bay Area Environmental Research Institute (b) Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Efforts to reduce the uncertainty in climate forcing due to the radiative effects of aerosols and clouds have led to the improvement of radiometric sensors used to measure the spectral distribution of solar radiation in the atmosphere. Because much of our current understanding of the solar radiation budget is derived from broadband (spectrally integrated) observations, newer spectrally resolved observations need to be examined in

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Photoacoustic Instrument for Measurement of Aerosol or Gaseous Light Photoacoustic Instrument for Measurement of Aerosol or Gaseous Light Absorption Arnott, W.P., Moosmuller, H., and Rogers, C.F., Desert Research Institute Ninth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting A photoacoustic instrument has been developed and evaluated for measurement of aerosol light absorption. This instrument produces a direct measure of absorption by use of a calibrated microphone and determination of laser power, in contrast to filter methods that require empirical calibration and are subject to strong effects of aerosol extinction. The instrument was evaluated during the winter of 1996-97 in Brighton, Colorado, during the North Front Range Air Quality Study (NFRAQS). Results of the instrument intercomparison with other methods during NFRAQS will be given along with

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The Clear-Sky Diffuse 'Problem' at SGP: RSS Data & Analysis The Clear-Sky Diffuse 'Problem' at SGP: RSS Data & Analysis Harrison, L., Kiedron, P., and Min, Q., State University of new York, Albany Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting We analyze the spectral RSS data from the fall of 1999, when there were an unusual series of clear-sky cloud-free days at SGP. The RSS makes measurements of the spectral diffuse/direct ratio which are independent of calibration. We also extract typical optical depth analyis data from Langley regressions, and we retrieve column NO2 from correlation spectroscopy. We show that column NO2 is often well above clean-climatological background at SGP, and that this interacts with simple forms of aerosol-optical depth retrievals (which do not account for this)

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A New Approach for Obtaining Advection Profiles: Application to the SHEBA A New Approach for Obtaining Advection Profiles: Application to the SHEBA Column Morrison, H.(a) and Pinto, J.O.(b), University of Colorado (a), NCAR/University of Colorado (b) Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Time-averaged vertically-integrated 3-D advections are inferred from heat and moisture budgets obtained from observations at SHEBA for April, May, June and July. Advection was a source of heat and moisture in the column budgets during the time period, balanced mostly by precipitation and radiative cooling. These inferred advections are used to evaluate and correct the 3D temperature and water vapor advection profiles obtained from operational forecasts of the ECMWF model. Advections from the ECMWF model are generally too warm and moist, particularly in July. These biases lead

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Long-Period Variations of UV-B Radiation From Results of Ozone Long-Period Variations of UV-B Radiation From Results of Ozone Reconstruction from Dendrochronologic Data Zuev, V.V. and Bondarenko, S.L., Institute of Atmospheric Optics Russian Academy of Sciences Tomsk, Russia Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The thickness of stratospheric ozone layer modulates the level of UV-B radiation reaching the surface without cloudiness. The high level of UV-B radiation causes a stress of vegetation including trees. The stress-induced changes in physiologic processes are reflected in tree ring characteristics. The multi-centennial history of ozonosphere behavior is contained in annual tree rings on the basis of response to UV-B radiation effect. The dendrochronologic time series are statistically representative,

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Evaluating Stochastic Radiative Transfer Evaluating Stochastic Radiative Transfer Lane, D.E. (a), Somerville, R.C.J. (b), and Iacobellis, S.F. (b), CIRES, University of Colorado, Boulder (a), Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego (b) Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Stochastic modeling is a promising technique for representing shortwave radiative transfer through scattered, low-level clouds. A distinct advantage of this approach is that a stochastic model can accurately calculate the radiative heating rates through a broken cloud layer without requiring an exact description of the cloud geometry. In this paper a single-column model is employed to quantify the influence of the stochastic approach on model thermodynamics for times when broken cloud fields were

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Estimation of Temperature Effect of Fires Near Moscow in Summer-Fall 2002 Estimation of Temperature Effect of Fires Near Moscow in Summer-Fall 2002 Mokhov, I.I. and Gorchakova, I.A., Obukhov Institute of Atmosphere Physics RAS, Russia Fourteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Local effect of cooling ΔT due to peatbog and forest fires near Moscow in summer-fall 2002 is estimated. These estimates are based on coordinated measurements at the Zvenigorod Scientific Station (55°42'N, 36°46'E) of our Institute. Continuous measurements of radiation balance components at the surface together with meteorological and aerological observations and determination of the aerosol optical depth τ were used to calculate the aerosol radiative forcing (ARF) at the surface ARF(0), at the top of the atmosphere ARF(∞), and for the whole atmosphere ARF (∞)- ARF(0).

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Numerical Tests of the Cloud-Surface Interaction Based Broken-Cloud Field Numerical Tests of the Cloud-Surface Interaction Based Broken-Cloud Field Optical Depth Retrieval: Sensitivity to Surface Albedo, Droplet Phase Function, Aerosol, and Instrument Noise Beaulne, A.(a), Barker, H.W.(b), Blanchet, J.P.(a), Pavloski, C.F.(c), Clothiaux, E.E.(c), and Marshak, A.(d), Universite du Quebec a Montreal (a), Environment Canada (b), The Pennsylvania State University (c), NASA-GSFC (d) Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The algorithm proposed by Barker and Marshak for inferring optical depth of broken clouds using surface radiometric data has been subject to several sensitivity tests. These include the impacts of uncertainties in specification of effective local surface albedo, droplet phase function,

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Seasonal Variability in Cloud Cover, Cloud Base Height, and Cloud Liquid Seasonal Variability in Cloud Cover, Cloud Base Height, and Cloud Liquid Water Content at the North Slope of Alaska and the Adjacent Arctic Ocean Takara, E.E. and Ellingson, R.G., University of Maryland Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting It is well known that complete radiative transfer calculations for broken cloud fields are extremely complex and time consuming. Furthermore, the solution for a particular broken cloud field is not particularly useful for evaluating cloud effects. For that reason, is common to parameterize the cloud effects by using an effective cloud fraction. In general circulation models, it is common to use theabsolute cloud amount as the effective cloud fractions. This can be an effective for cloud fields where the cloud

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Evidence for Aerosol Effects on AERI Clear-Sky Radiance at the SGP Evidence for Aerosol Effects on AERI Clear-Sky Radiance at the SGP Ma, Y., and Ellingson, R.G., University of Maryland Ninth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The Atmospheric Emitted Radiance Interferometer (AERI) Line-by-Line Radiative Transfer Model (LBLRTM) Quality Measurement Experiment (QME) 10-micron window residuals have been examined relative to the Multifilter Rotating Shadowband Radiometer (MFRSR) 0.87-micron optical depth for clear-sky periods during 1997-98. The analysis shows an increasing aerosol influence on the downwelling radiance with aerosol optical depth for columnar water totals below about 3 cm. Above 3 cm, the residuals become negatively correlated with both aerosol optical depth and precipitable water. This change in the characteristics suggests that the current LBLRTM

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A New Water Vapor Continuum Model: MT_CKD_1.0 A New Water Vapor Continuum Model: MT_CKD_1.0 Mlawer, E.J.(a), Clough, S.A.(a), and Tobin, D.C.(b), Atmospheric and Environmental Research, Inc. (a) University of Wisconsin - Madison (b) Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting For the first time since its inception, a new formulation for the CKD approach to the water vapor continuum has been generated. This new version is designated MT_CKD_1.0. The original CKD formulation, derived in 1980 based upon laboratory measurements due to Burch and collaborators, applied an empirically derived multiplicative factor (different for the self and foreign continua) to the line wing of the impact line shape. This resulted in a line shape that was super-Lorentzian in the near and intermediate line

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Retrieval of Mean Cosine of Aerosol Phase Function from Extinction and Sky Retrieval of Mean Cosine of Aerosol Phase Function from Extinction and Sky Brightness Measurements Zhuravleva, T.B.(a), Sviridenkov, M.A.(b), and Anikin, P.P.(b), Institute of Atmospheric Optics SB RAS, Tomsk, Russia (a), A.M. Obukhov Institute of Atmospheric Physics RAS, Moscow, Russia (b) Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Asymmetry of the aerosol phase function together with optical thickness drive the magnitude of the aerosol radiative forcing. Two approaches are usually used to obtain the mean cosine of the phase function retrieval of the single scattering phase function from sky brightness measurements or calculations for the given aerosol size distribution and refractive index. We studied the possibility to determine the mean cosine directly from

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3-D Reconstruction of a Regional-Scale Cloud Field from Satellite Data 3-D Reconstruction of a Regional-Scale Cloud Field from Satellite Data for Use in a Broadband Monte Carlo Radiative Transfer Model Galinsky, V., Ramanathan, V., Boer, E., Podgorny, I., and Vogelmann, A. M., Center for Atmospheric Sciences-Scripps Institution of Oceanography Eighth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The absence of realistic 3-D cloud fields and their associated radiative transfer in current general circulation models (GCM) or radiative transfer models may result in large inconsistencies in the Earth's energy budget calculations. We investigate these effects by reconstructing the regional-scale, 3-D cloud field structure from multi-spectral satellite imagery. From this reconstruction, we compute the radiative fluxes using a

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Using a MFRSR to Calculate Direct and Diffuse Broadband Measurements from Using a MFRSR to Calculate Direct and Diffuse Broadband Measurements from Global Broadband Measurements Cornwall, C.R. (a,b), Hodges, G.B. (a,b), and DeLuisi, J.D. (b), University of Colorado Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (a), NOAA Air Resources Lab (b) Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Research Objective: To infer values of direct solar irradiance using data from a Multi-Filter Rotating Shadowband Radiometer (MFRSR) and a broadband pyranometer measuring global horizontal irradiance. Methodology: The MFRSR measures global and diffuse radiation over six narrow spectral bands as well as one broadband (silicon pyranometer). Values for corresponding direct normal irradiances are automatically calculated as part of the MFRSR

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A Comparison of High Spectral Resolution Infrared Cloud Boundary Algorithms A Comparison of High Spectral Resolution Infrared Cloud Boundary Algorithms using S-HIS and AERI Measurements Holz, R.E.(a), Antonelli, P.(a), Ackerman, S.(a), McGill, M.J.(a), Nagel, F.(a), Feltz, W.F.(a), and Turner, D.D.(b), Univeristy of Wisconsin, Madison (a), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (b) Fourteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Cloud top pressure is an important parameter in determining the radiative impact of clouds on climate. In addition, atmospheric temperature and moister retrievals of cloudy scenes using high spectral resolution data require the cloud altitude be known. The S-HIS is scheduled to fly on the Proteus during the upcoming M-PACE experiment. In addition to the SHIS a lidar system and an imager will accompany the SHIS during MPACE. This paper

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Radiosonde Intercomparison During the Fall 2000 Water Vapor IOP Radiosonde Intercomparison During the Fall 2000 Water Vapor IOP Lesht, B.M. (a) and Richardson, S.J. (b), Argonne National Laboratory (a), University of Oklahoma (b) Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting We conducted 160 dual-radiosonde soundings during the fall 2000 Water Vapor Intensive Operations Period (WVIOP). The soundings were done every three hours at the SGP/CART site central facility from 1430 on 18 September 2000 through 1130 on 8 October 2000. The dual soundings included Vaisala RH-80H radiosondes from four different calibration lots as well as Vaisala RS-90 radiosondes. The radisondes were distributed during the experiment so as to conduct pairwise comparisons between RS-80s, RS-90s and RS-80s/RS-90s. Prior to the WVIOP we tested the calibration of these types of radiosondes

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Application of a Non-local Turbulence Closure Scheme to a Single Column Application of a Non-local Turbulence Closure Scheme to a Single Column Model Ghan, S.J. (a) and Moeng, C.-H. (b), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (a), National Center for Atmospheric Research (b) Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting A non-local countergradient transport term is added to a turbulence kinetic energy scheme embedded in a single column model (SCM). The countergradient term is expressed in terms of a planetary boundary layer (PBL) velocity scale, the vertical profile of diffusivity, the depth of the PBL, and the fluxes of heat and moisture at the surface and at the top of the PBL. The fluxes at the top of the PBL are expressed in terms of the cloud top radiative cooling rate, the jump in liquid potential temperature and total

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Cloud-Resolving Simulations of Boundary-Layer Cloud Regimes with a Cloud-Resolving Simulations of Boundary-Layer Cloud Regimes with a Third-Order Turbulence Cheng, A.(a,b) and Xu, K.-M.(a), Atmospheric Sciences, NASA Langley Research Center (a), Hampton University (b) Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting LES (large eddy simulation) models can explicitly resolve large turbulent eddies, which contain m ost of the turbulent kinetic energy and do most of the transport in the boundary layer. These edd ies have to be parameterized in cloud-resolving models (CRMs), which have much coarser resolution . A sophisticated turbulent parameterization is needed in order to produce adequate simulations o f cloud processes in CRMs. Most CRMs use a one- and a half-order prognostic turbulent kinetic ene rgy closure. Third-order

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Atmospheric Longwave Irradiance Uncertainty Atmospheric Longwave Irradiance Uncertainty Philipona, R. (a), Dutton, E.G. (b), Wood, N. (b), Anderson, G. (b), Stoffel, T. (c), Reda, I. (c), Michalsky, J.J. (d), Wendling, P. (e), Stiffter, A. (e), Clough, S.A. (f), Mlawer, E.J. (f), Revercomb, H. (g), and Shippert, T. (h), World Radiation Center, Davos, Switzerland (a), NOAA, Climate Monitoring and Diagnosic Laboratory (b), National Renewable Energy Laboratory (c), State University of New York at Albany (d), DLR, Oberfaffenhofen, Germany (e), Atmospheric and Environmental Research Inc. (f), University of Wisconsin-Madison (g), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (h) Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The first International Pyrgeometer and Absolute Sky-scanning Radiometer

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Availability and Status of MISR Geophysical Data Products Availability and Status of MISR Geophysical Data Products Diner, D.J. and the MISR Science Team, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) instrument aboard the Terra spacecraft has been collecting Earth imagery since February 2000. MISR contains nine cameras pointed at fixed along-track directions, and acquires images with view angles at the Earth’s surface ranging from 70.5º forward of nadir to 70.5º aftward, in four spectral bands. The MISR experiment routinely generates geophysical data products using new algorithms developed specifically to capitalize on MISR's observational strategy. Included among these products are aerosol optical depths and

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Detection of Thin Cirrus Using MODIS 1.38 Micron Reflection Detection of Thin Cirrus Using MODIS 1.38 Micron Reflection Roskovensky, J.K. and Liou, K.N., University of California, Los Angeles Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The 1.38 µm channel on board MODIS may have significant advantage in detecting thin cirrus over existing methods due to its high sensitivity to upper tropospheric clouds and a nearly negligible sensitivity to low level reflectance. To investigate this potential, three different cloud schemes are employed. One based on the MODIS Cloud Mask Product (MOD35) which utilizes both visible and 1.38 µm reflectance thresholds. The second is a modified version of the cloud phase detection scheme presented in the paper by Ou et al (1996) that incorporates a series of visible, near and far

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Seasonal Variability in Cloud Cover, Cloud Base Height, and Cloud Liquid Seasonal Variability in Cloud Cover, Cloud Base Height, and Cloud Liquid Water Content at the North Slope of Alaska and the Adjacent Arctic Ocean Storvold, R. (a), Stamnes, K. (b), Marty, C. (a), and Zak, B.D. (c), University of Alaska Fairbanks (a), Stevens Institute of Technology (b), Sandia National Laboratories (c) Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting There is great seasonal variability in cloud cover, cloud base height, and cloud liquid water in the Arctic. This seasonal variability in cloud properties has been quantified based on a full year of data from the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program Sites in Barrow and Atqasuk during 1999-2000. We compare these results with similar results obtained in the Arctic Ocean during the one-year SHEBA experiment. We also compare the

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Spectral Diffuse Irradiance in UV, VIS, and NIR During the 2001 Diffuse IOP Spectral Diffuse Irradiance in UV, VIS, and NIR During the 2001 Diffuse IOP Kiedron, P., Michalsky, J., Berndt, J., Min, Q., and Harrison, L., Atmospheric Sciences Research Center, SUNY Albany, New York Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Two rotating shadowband spectroradiometers (RSS) participated in the 2001 Diffuse IOP. The UV-RSS covered the 300-360 nm range and the VIS-NIR RSS covered 360-1050 nm. Both instruments were calibrated with NIST traceable spectral irradiance. The two instruments were able to measure approximately 95% of total diffuse radiation for clear-sky conditions. The missing shortwave infrared beyond 1050 nm is estimated with a model in order to calculate a total shortwave irradiance. The results are compared with

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Tropical Cloud Radiative Forcing and the Large-Scale Atmospheric Energy Tropical Cloud Radiative Forcing and the Large-Scale Atmospheric Energy Transport Tian, B. (a) and Ramanathan, V. (b), Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Moist static energy is exported within the atmosphere column, from equatorial latitudes to the subtropics by the Hadley circulation and from the western Pacific warm pool to the eastern Pacific cold tongue by the Walker circulation. It is the net energy fluxes into the atmosphere, i.e., the radiative and the turbulent latent and sensible heat fluxes from surface and the radiative flux at the top of the atmosphere, that maintain this energy transport and balance the resulting divergence of energy. We demonstrate here that the dominant term that provides the balance is the

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Comparison of Cloud-Radiative Properties from Regional Very-High-Resolution Comparison of Cloud-Radiative Properties from Regional Very-High-Resolution Modeling and Satellite Retrievals Wang, D.-H. (a,b) and Minnis, P.(b), Hampton University (a), NASA Langley Research Center (b) Fourteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Data from a regional very-high-resolution modeling/assimilation and the GOES satellite-derived cloud-radiative properties including cloud fraction, temperature, height, thickness, phase, optical depth, effective particle size and ice or liquid water path; and TOA fluxes and albedos, are used in this study. The preliminary results of the intercomparison show that the cloud fields from model and satellite-derived compare well. The frequencies are computed for the individual cloud system. Comparisons of frequency

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Differences in Cloud Characteristics at Barrow and Atqasuk at the NSA/AAO Differences in Cloud Characteristics at Barrow and Atqasuk at the NSA/AAO CART Doran, J.C., Barnard, J.C., Zhong, S., and Jakob, C., Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasting Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Data obtained from multifilter rotating shadowband radiometers (MFRSRs) and microwave radiometers (MWRs) have been used to examine the differences in the cloud characteristics at Barrow and Atqasuk during the period June-September of 1999. Because the size of a grid cell in a GCM may be on the order of 100 km or more, it is important to determine to what extent meteorological and radiometric observations made at Barrow or Atqasuk

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The Impact of a Revised Treatment of Cirrus Microphysics on the Radiation The Impact of a Revised Treatment of Cirrus Microphysics on the Radiation Budget of the Unified Model Edwards, J.M. (a), Mitchell, D.L. (b), Ivanova, D. (b), and Wilson, D.R. (a), Met Office, Hadley Centre for Climate Prediction and Research (a), Desert Research Institute (b) Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The Unified Model is used for both NWP and climate simulations at the Met Office. A parametrization of ice crystals as planar polycrystals was recently introduced into the climate and mesoscale NWP versions of this model, resulting in improvements to the radiation budget and a reduction in the upper tropospheric cold bias. Based on field observations, the size distribution is taken as bimodal and is characterized by a mean maximum

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4 Science Team Meeting 4 Science Team Meeting 1994 Proceedings Proceedings Sorted by Title Proceedings Sorted by Author Science Team Meeting Proceedings Proceedings of the Fourth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting DOE CONF-940277, March 1994 Charleston, South Carolina For proper viewing, many of these proceedings should be viewed with Adobe Acrobat Reader. Download the latest version from the Adobe Reader website. View session papers by Author or Title. * Poster abstract only; an extended abstract was not provided by the author(s). A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Abreu, L.W. MODTRAN3: Suitability as a Flux-Divergence Code Acharya, P. MODTRAN3: Suitability as a Flux-Divergence Code Ackerman, S.A. Atmospheric Emitted Radiance Interferometer Data Analysis Methods

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Uncertainties in the Line Intensities in the 1130 nm Band of Water Vapor Uncertainties in the Line Intensities in the 1130 nm Band of Water Vapor Giver, L.P. (a), Pilewskie, P. (a), Gore, W.J. (a), Chackerian, Jr., C. (b), Varanasi, P. (c), Freedman, R.S. (d), and Bergstrom, R. (e), NASA-Ames Research Center (a), SETI Institute (b), State University of New York at Stony Brook (c), Space Physics Research Institute (d), Bay Area Environmental Research Insitute (e) Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Belmiloud et al (GRL 27, 3703-3706 (2000)) have recently asserted that the line intensities in the 1130 nm band of water vapor band listed in the HITRAN database are much too weak. Giver et al (JQSRT 66, 101-105(2000)) pointed unit-conversion errors out in the intensity data previously appearing in the HITRAN database and corrected the intensity data so that

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Evaluation of Remote Sensing of the Single Scattering Albedo of Aerosols Evaluation of Remote Sensing of the Single Scattering Albedo of Aerosols During the Aerosol IOP Cairns, B.(a), Gianelli, S.M.(a), Carlson, B.E.(b), and Lacis, A.A.(b), Columbia University (a), NASA GISS (b) Fourteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting It has long been known that diffuse sky radiance and irradiance measurements are sensitive to the single scattering albedo of aerosols. The main difficulties in exploiting this sensitivity to try and remotely estimate the single scattering albedo of aerosols are uncertainties in the albedo and bidirectional reflectance distribution function of the surface and uncertainties in the calibration of the instruments used to make the measurements. The surface albedo measurements that are currently being

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Evaluation of a Bulk Cloud Microphysics Model in Simulating Low-Level Evaluation of a Bulk Cloud Microphysics Model in Simulating Low-Level Arctic Mixed-Phase Clouds Using a New Single-Column Model Morison, H., Curry, J.A., and Mirocha, J., University of Colorado Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The MM5 NCAR/Penn State mixed-phase bulk microphysical parameterization is evaluated using a new single column model (ARCSCM) in the context of arctic low-level mixed-phase clouds. ARCSCM is developed from the Arctic Regional Climate System Model (ARCSyM). Three mixed-phase clouds over SHEBA in May 1998 are simulated using the MM5 parameterization. Liquid water path (LWP) is underpredicted by ~ 75% compared to observations for the two cases that have a significant ice content, while LWP is accurately predicted (within

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2 Science Team Meeting 2 Science Team Meeting 1992 Proceedings Proceedings Sorted by Title Proceedings Sorted by Author Science Team Meeting Proceedings Proceedings of the Second Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting DOE CONF-9110336, October 26-30, 1992 Denver, Colorado For proper viewing, many of these proceedings should be viewed with Adobe Acrobat Reader. Download the latest version from the Adobe Reader website. View session papers by Author or Title. Technical Sessions A Field Evaluation of NOAA Remote Sensor Measurements of Wind, Temperature, and Moisture B.E. Martner A Stochastic Formulation of Radiant Transfer in Clouds and Radiative Properties of Non-Uniform Clouds G.L. Stephens and P.D. Gabriel A Study of Longwave Radiation Codes for Climate Studies: Validation

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Case Studies of Water Vapor Variability During the International H20 Case Studies of Water Vapor Variability During the International H20 Project 2002 Using GPS Braun, J., Rocken, C., and Kuo, Y.H., UCAR/COSMIC Fourteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The International H20 Project 2002 (IHOP_2002) was a field experiment located in the United States Southern Great Plains whose primary objective was to improve warm season rainfall prediction through the collection of precise observations of the water cycle and their assimilation into numerical weather models. As part of a wide range of observing systems, more than 40 Global Positioning System (GPS) stations were operating in the experiment region during IHOP_2002. We present an analysis of the evolution of the water vapor field for significant storms that were captured by the

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The Parameterization of Shallow Cumulus Convection The Parameterization of Shallow Cumulus Convection Zhu, P. and Albrecht, B.A., University of Miami Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting A successful representation of shallow cumulus convection in GCMs requires two parameterizations: one for calculating the subgrid fluxes of heat, moisture, and momentum; and the other for estimating the cloud cover and the associated cloud liquid water. Two common schemes used for these two parameterizations are the mass flux approach and the distribution approach such as SDM's (Sommeria, Deardorff, and Mellor) scheme, respectively. In this study, we verified the assumptions that lead to these schemes using LES data. The analyses indicate that the assumptions may not be appropriate for shallow cumulus convections, especially those over land when diurnal

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Dust-Climate Interactions: A Conceptual Model Dust-Climate Interactions: A Conceptual Model Shell, K. M. and Somerville, R. C. J., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Paleoclimatic evidence strongly suggests that airborne mineral dust can be a climatically important atmospheric aerosol, but little is known quantitatively about the mechanisms of dust-climate interactions. We have developed a conceptual global model with which to study processes and feedbacks within the dust-climate system. We solve numerically for equilibrium climate states defined by temperature as a function of latitude. Our zonally averaged model includes both an atmosphere and a surface that becomes ice-covered at sufficiently low temperatures. We

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Variability of Continental Liquid-Water Cloud and Its Parameterization Variability of Continental Liquid-Water Cloud and Its Parameterization Using ARM Data Kim, B.-G.(a), Klein, S.A.(b), and Norris, J.R.(c), Princeton University (a), GFDL (b), Scripps Institute of Oceanography (c) Cloud radiative properties are important in the determination of cloud-climate interactions. Additionally, the boundary layer cloud inhomogeneity has a primary influence in reducing the albedo relative to that computed using plane-parallel approximation. Variability in cloud properties at scales smaller than those resolved by large-scale motions may cause significant biases and therefore must parameterized. An attractive solution is to introduce the cloud statistical scheme that uses a probability distribution function (PDF) to represent its subgrid-scale

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Intraseasonal Variation Observed from Multi-Infrared Channel Intraseasonal Variation Observed from Multi-Infrared Channel Inoue, T., Meteorological Research Institute Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Intraseasonal variations (MJO) of convective cloud, sea surface temperature (SST) and water vapor information are studied using three infrared channels (6.7, 11, 12 um). Split window(11 and 12 um) can classify optically thin ice cloud and optically thick cloud. Further SST and water vapor information can be retrieved from the split window over the cloud free region. We can estimate upper level relative humidity from the 6.7 um data. Composite analysis of cloud type associated with the intraseasonal variation during May 1998 showed the horse shoe shape deep convective cloud area near the center of the MJO, cirrus type cloud area to the west of the

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Solar Radiative Influences on Drop Growth Solar Radiative Influences on Drop Growth Harrington, J.Y, Hartman, C., and Verlinde, J., The Pennsylvania State University Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The offsetting effects of solar heating and infrared cooling on the vapor-depositional growth of cloud droplets is investigated. In this study, a marine stratocumulus cloud was simulated by using a large eddy simulation (LES) model and a detailed microphysical bin model. Including infrared cooling as well as solar heating had two effects. The first effect is related to the fact that vapor-depositional growth of drops is radius dependent - solar heating effects dominated at larger drop sizes (> 100 microns) and infrared cooling effects dominated at smaller drop sizes

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Detection of Thin Cirrus using a Combinaton of 1.38-um Reflectance and Detection of Thin Cirrus using a Combinaton of 1.38-um Reflectance and Window Brightness Temperature Difference Roskovensky, J.K. and Liou, K.N., Department of Atmospheric Sciences University of California, Los Angeles Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting A new cloud detection scheme has been developed that utilizes 1.38-um reflectance in combination with 8.6-11 um brightness temperature difference to detect cirrus clouds. The 1.38-um channel on board MODIS is useful in detecting thin cirrus due to its high sensitivity to upper tropospheric clouds and a nearly negligible sensitivity to low-level reflectance. Dependent upon neighboring cloud type, water vapor concentration, and the viewing geometry, specific 1.38-um reflectance threshold levels can be

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Lidar Remote Sensing of Cirrus Clouds at the Southern Great Plains Site: Lidar Remote Sensing of Cirrus Clouds at the Southern Great Plains Site: Comparisons of Extinction and Backscatter Coefficients Derived Using Raman and Backscatter Lidar Technique Comstock, J.M.(a), Fu, Q.(b), Turner, D.D.(c), and Ackerman, T.P.(a), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (a), Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington (b), University of Wisconsin/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory(c) Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Horizontal and vertical inhomogeneity of cirrus clouds is an important issue in radiation modeling and the representation of cirrus clouds in general circulation models (GCMs). Lidar remote sensing is a useful tool for determining the vertical structure of cirrus clouds. Backscatter

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Inferring Optical Depth of Broken Clouds above Green Vegetation. Part Inferring Optical Depth of Broken Clouds above Green Vegetation. Part I:Methodology for Surface- and Aircraft-based Observations Barker, H.W. (a), Marshak, A. (b), Pavloski C.F. (c), and Clothiaux E.E.(c), Environment Canada (a), UMBC/JCET (b), The Pennsylvania State University (c) Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting A method for inferring cloud optical depth is introduced and assessed using simulated radiometric measurements produced by a 3D Monte Carlo algorithm acting on fields of broken, single-layer, boundary layer clouds. These fields contain numerous small cumuli and broken stratiform clouds and represent demanding tests. The method, which resembles the Normalized Difference Cloud Index, utilizes the DISORT radiative transfer model and

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Water Vapor Profiling During WVIOP#3 and AFWEX2000 Using Ground-Based Water Vapor Profiling During WVIOP#3 and AFWEX2000 Using Ground-Based Differential Absorption Lidar Boesenberg, J. (a), Linne, H. (a), Jansen, F. (a), Ertel, K. (a), Lammert, A. (a), and Wilkerson, T. (b), Max-Planck-Institut fuer Meteorologie, Hamburg (a), Utah State Univerity (b) Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The differential absorption lidar (DIAL) system of the MPI participated in both the WVIOP#3 and AFWEX2000 experiments. It was operated on 11 days during each experiment for periods up to 12 hours per day. The time slot for these measurements was 12 noon to 2am due to FAA restrictions. The measurements were focussed on the day-night-transition and the following hours during WVIOP#3 and on LASE overflights during AFWEX. The MPI DIAL

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Particle Size Distributions Estimated During the 2001 Multi-Frequency Radar Particle Size Distributions Estimated During the 2001 Multi-Frequency Radar IOP Williams, C.R.(a) and Sekelsky, S.M.(b), University of Colorado at Boulder (a), University of Massachusetts at Amherst (b) Thirteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting The 2001 Multi-Frequency Radar Intensive Operational Period (IOP) was designed to collect a long dataset of W-band (95 GHz), Ka-band (35 GHz), and S-band (2.8 GHz) vertical profiling observations to investigate insect scattering and precipitating particle scattering above the Southern Great Plains (SGP) Cloud and Radiation Testbed (CART) site. The 95 and 2.8 GHz vertically pointing radars were placed next to the permanently installed 35 GHz Millimeter Wave Cloud Radar (MMCR) at the SGP Central Facility from

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Parameterization of Hygroscopic Aerosols in a Climate GCM Parameterization of Hygroscopic Aerosols in a Climate GCM Lacis, A.A., Mishchenko, M.I., and Carlson, B.E., Goddard Institute for Space Studies Twelfth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Real and imaginary refractive indices are needed over the full range of solar and thermal wavelengths in order to compute the radiative forcing due to atmospheric aerosols. Laboratory measurements are available for dry ammonium sulfate [Toon and Pollack, 1976] over the spectral range 0.3 – 40 ?m, and for dry sea salt [Shettle and Fenn, 1979; Nilsson, 1979; both based on Volz, 1972 measurements] over 0.2 – 40 ?m. Partial spectrum measurements from 0.7 to 2.6 ?m of the imaginary refractive index of ammonium sulfate and ammonium nitrate are also available [Gosse et al.,

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Radiative Forcing of Arctic Boundary Layers During SHEBA Radiative Forcing of Arctic Boundary Layers During SHEBA Pinto, J.O., Mirocha, J., Reeder, R.A., and Curry, J.A., University of Colorado Eleventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Field measurements obtained during the Surface Heat Budget of the Arctic (SHEBA) experiment are used to ascertain the importance of radiation in the evolution of the Arctic boundary layer. Radiation effects the boundary layer structure through the vertical flux divergence of longwave and shortwave fluxes as well as through radiative heating/cooling of the surface which determines the sensible heat flux. The mean and turbulence structure of the both clear and cloud boundary layers in winter, spring and summer are determined from aircraft data, radiosonde soundings, the ASFG

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Aerosol Direct Forcing at TOA and Surface for Clear and Cloudy Conditions Aerosol Direct Forcing at TOA and Surface for Clear and Cloudy Conditions Charlock, T.P.(a), Rose, F.G.(b), Rutan, D.A.(b), Fillmore, D.(c), and Collins, W.(c), NASA Langley Research Center (a), Analytical Services and Materials, Inc. (b), National Center for Atmospheric Research (c) Fourteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting Direct aerosol forcing can be affected dramatically by cloudiness. For example, with a continental AOT of 0.25 and soot AOT of 0.05 at scale height 2km over the tropical ocean with cosSZA of 0.33, the computed forcing to SW reflection at TOA is 15 Wm-2. If we include a boundary layer cloud with a top at 1km and an optical depth 20, the same TOA forcing then reverses sign and becomes -22 Wm-2. A new CERES Terra Surface and

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Datastreamssondewrpn Datastreamssondewrpn Documentation XDC documentation Data Quality Plots ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Datastream : SONDEWRPN Balloon-borne sounding system (BBSS): research winds, Vaisala press., temp, &RH Active Dates 1994.04.20 - 2002.05.27 Measurement Categories Atmospheric State Originating Instrument Balloon-Borne Sounding System (SONDE) Measurements Only measurements considered scientifically relevant are shown below by default. Show all measurements Measurement Units Variable altitude meters above Mean Sea Level alt ( time ) Ascent Rate m/s asc ( time ) Base time in Epoch seconds since 1970-1-1 0:00:00 0:00 base_time Horizontal wind Wind Direction deg deg ( time )

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govInstrumentswpdn govInstrumentswpdn Documentation WPDN : XDC documentation ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Instrument : Wind Profiler Demo Network (WPDN) Instrument Categories Atmospheric Profiling General Overview Data from an array of wind profilers are provided from NOAA's Forecast Systems Laboratory (FSL) Demonstration Division . These data include wind profiles, spectral moments, RASS temperature profiles, GPS, and surface observations. Output Datastreams 06fslwpdnmet : Wind Profiler Demo Network (WPDN): 6-min meteorological data 06fslwpdnrass : Wind Profiler Demo Network (WPDN): 6-min RASS data 06wpdnmmts : Wind Profiler Demo Network (WPDN): 6-min wind moments 60fslwpdnmet : Wind Profiler Demo Network (WPDN): meteorology data,

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govInstrumentsusdarad govInstrumentsusdarad Documentation USDARAD : XDC documentation ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Instrument : US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Radiation Monitoring Data (USDARAD) Instrument Categories Radiometric Picture of the USDA radiometer at the SGP site Picture of the USDA radiometer at the SGP site General Overview The USDA UV-B Monitoring and Research Program is a program of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service (CSREES). The program was initiated in 1992, through a grant to Colorado State University, to provide information on the geographical distribution and temporal trends of UVB (ultraviolet -B)

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Datastreamsncepgfsnauflx Datastreamsncepgfsnauflx Documentation XDC documentation Data Quality Plots ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Datastream : NCEPGFSNAUFLX NCEP GFS: surface variables at Nauru Active Dates 2001.01.01 - 2010.07.26 Measurement Categories Atmospheric State, Cloud Properties, Radiometric, Surface Properties Originating Instrument National Centers for Environment Prediction Global Forecast System (NCEPGFS) Measurements The measurements below provided by this product are those considered scientifically relevant. Measurement Variable Surface albedo albedo Precipitation conv_precip Soil heat flux ground_hflx Cloud fraction high_a Planetary boundary layer height hpbl Latent heat flux lat_heat

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Datastreamsncepgfsdarflx Datastreamsncepgfsdarflx Documentation XDC documentation Data Quality Plots ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Datastream : NCEPGFSDARFLX NCEP GFS: flux variables at Darwin Active Dates 2002.09.01 - 2010.07.26 Measurement Categories Atmospheric State, Cloud Properties, Radiometric, Surface Properties Originating Instrument National Centers for Environment Prediction Global Forecast System (NCEPGFS) Measurements The measurements below provided by this product are those considered scientifically relevant. Measurement Variable Surface albedo albedo Precipitation conv_precip Soil heat flux ground_hflx Cloud fraction high_a Planetary boundary layer height hpbl Latent heat flux lat_heat Cloud fraction

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Datastreamsmoltsedassfcclass0 Datastreamsmoltsedassfcclass0 Documentation XDC documentation Data Quality Plots ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Datastream : MOLTSEDASSFCCLASS0 Model Output Loc. Time Ser. (MOLTS): EDAS meteor. analy., basic surface, params, stations Active Dates 1997.06.01 - 1999.09.27 Measurement Categories Atmospheric State, Cloud Properties, Radiometric, Surface Properties Originating Instrument Model Output Location Time Series (MOLTS) Measurements The measurements below provided by this product are those considered scientifically relevant. Measurement Variable Horizontal wind U_wind Horizontal wind V_wind Precipitation baseflow Cloud fraction cloud_hi Cloud fraction cloud_low Cloud fraction

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Datastreamssondewnpr Datastreamssondewnpr Documentation XDC documentation Data Quality Plots ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Datastream : SONDEWNPR Balloon-borne sounding system (BBSS): Vaisala winds, research press., temp, &RH Active Dates 1997.09.18 - 1997.09.26 Measurement Categories Atmospheric State Originating Instrument Balloon-Borne Sounding System (SONDE) Measurements Only measurements considered scientifically relevant are shown below by default. Show all measurements Measurement Units Variable Altitude above mean sea level m alt ( time ) Ascent Rate m/s asc ( time ) Base time in Epoch seconds since 1970-1-1 0:00:00 0:00 base_time Horizontal wind Wind Direction deg deg ( time )

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2 2 Documentation XDC documentation Data Quality Plots ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Datastream : AVHRR12 AVHRR: albedo and brightness temp., NOAA-12 Satellite Active Dates 1994.07.22 - 2007.08.09 Measurement Categories Radiometric Originating Instrument Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) Measurements The measurements below provided by this product are those considered scientifically relevant. Measurement Variable Shortwave narrowband radiance avhrr_ch1 Shortwave narrowband radiance avhrr_ch2 Longwave narrowband radiance avhrr_ch3 Longwave narrowband radiance avhrr_ch4 Longwave narrowband radiance avhrr_ch5 Locations North Slope Alaska NSA X1 Browse Data External Data (satellites and others)

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Productsvisst Productsvisst Documentation & Plots visst : XDC documentation Data Management Facility Plots (Quick Looks) ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send VAP : Minnis Cloud Products Using Visst Algorithm (VISST) Instrument Categories Cloud Properties, Satellite Observations General Overview Satellite based retrievals of cloud and radiation properties are available in this value-added product provided by Pat Minnis' group at NASA/Langley using the VISST (Visible Infrared Solar-Infrared Split Window Technique) algorithm. These datastreams are both pixel-level (4-km) retrievals and averages on a 0.3 or 0.5 degree latitude-longitude grid and replace earlier satellite-based retrievals on the Layered Bispectral Threshold Method

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Datastreamsncepgfsatkflx Datastreamsncepgfsatkflx Documentation XDC documentation Data Quality Plots ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Datastream : NCEPGFSATKFLX NCEP GFS: flux variables at Atqasuk Active Dates 2004.12.01 - 2010.07.26 Measurement Categories Atmospheric State, Cloud Properties, Radiometric, Surface Properties Originating Instrument National Centers for Environment Prediction Global Forecast System (NCEPGFS) Measurements The measurements below provided by this product are those considered scientifically relevant. Measurement Variable Surface albedo albedo Precipitation conv_precip Soil heat flux ground_hflx Cloud fraction high_a Planetary boundary layer height hpbl Latent heat flux lat_heat

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ARM - Datastreams - avhrr10  

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Documentation XDC documentation Data Quality Plots ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Datastream : AVHRR10 AVHRR: albedo and brightness temp., NOAA-10 Satellite Active Dates 1994.09.15 - 1999.10.09 Measurement Categories Radiometric Originating Instrument Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) Measurements The measurements below provided by this product are those considered scientifically relevant. Measurement Variable Shortwave narrowband radiance avhrr_ch1 Shortwave narrowband radiance avhrr_ch2 Longwave narrowband radiance avhrr_ch3 Longwave narrowband radiance avhrr_ch4 Longwave narrowband radiance avhrr_ch5 Locations North Slope Alaska NSA X1 Browse Data External Data (satellites and others)

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ARM - Datastreams - ncepgfsmanflx  

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Datastreamsncepgfsmanflx Datastreamsncepgfsmanflx Documentation XDC documentation Data Quality Plots ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Datastream : NCEPGFSMANFLX NCEP GFS: flux variables at Manus Active Dates 2001.01.01 - 2010.07.26 Measurement Categories Atmospheric State, Cloud Properties, Radiometric, Surface Properties Originating Instrument National Centers for Environment Prediction Global Forecast System (NCEPGFS) Measurements The measurements below provided by this product are those considered scientifically relevant. Measurement Variable Surface albedo albedo Precipitation conv_precip Soil heat flux ground_hflx Cloud fraction high_a Planetary boundary layer height hpbl Latent heat flux lat_heat Cloud fraction

362

ARM - Datastreams - ncepgfsbrwflx  

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Datastreamsncepgfsbrwflx Datastreamsncepgfsbrwflx Documentation XDC documentation Data Quality Plots ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Datastream : NCEPGFSBRWFLX NCEP GFS: flux variables at Barrow Active Dates 2001.01.01 - 2010.07.26 Measurement Categories Atmospheric State, Cloud Properties, Radiometric, Surface Properties Originating Instrument National Centers for Environment Prediction Global Forecast System (NCEPGFS) Measurements The measurements below provided by this product are those considered scientifically relevant. Measurement Variable Surface albedo albedo Precipitation conv_precip Soil heat flux ground_hflx Cloud fraction high_a Planetary boundary layer height hpbl Latent heat flux lat_heat Cloud fraction

363

ARM - Datastreams - ncepgfsflx  

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Datastreamsncepgfsflx Datastreamsncepgfsflx Documentation XDC documentation Data Quality Plots ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Datastream : NCEPGFSFLX NCEP GFS: flux variables Active Dates 2001.01.01 - 2010.07.26 Measurement Categories Atmospheric State, Cloud Properties, Radiometric, Surface Properties Originating Instrument National Centers for Environment Prediction Global Forecast System (NCEPGFS) Measurements The measurements below provided by this product are those considered scientifically relevant. Measurement Variable Surface albedo albedo Precipitation conv_precip Soil heat flux ground_hflx Cloud fraction high_a Planetary boundary layer height hpbl Latent heat flux lat_heat Cloud fraction low_a

364

ARM - Datastreams - sondewrpr  

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Datastreamssondewrpr Datastreamssondewrpr Documentation XDC documentation Data Quality Plots ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Datastream : SONDEWRPR Balloon-borne sounding system (BBSS): research-mode winds, presssure, temp, &RH Active Dates 1994.04.07 - 1998.08.28 Measurement Categories Atmospheric State Originating Instrument Balloon-Borne Sounding System (SONDE) Measurements Only measurements considered scientifically relevant are shown below by default. Show all measurements Measurement Units Variable Altitude above mean sea level m alt ( time ) Ascent Rate m/s asc ( time ) Base time in Epoch seconds since 1970-1-1 0:00:00 0:00 base_time Horizontal wind Wind Direction deg deg ( time )

365

ARM - Datastreams - ncepgfsmansfc  

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Datastreamsncepgfsmansfc Datastreamsncepgfsmansfc Documentation XDC documentation Data Quality Plots ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Datastream : NCEPGFSMANSFC NCEP GFS: surface variables at Manus Active Dates 2001.01.01 - 2010.07.26 Measurement Categories Atmospheric State, Cloud Properties, Surface Properties Originating Instrument National Centers for Environment Prediction Global Forecast System (NCEPGFS) Measurements The measurements below provided by this product are those considered scientifically relevant. Measurement Variable Surface albedo albedo1 Surface albedo albedo2 Surface albedo albedo3 Surface albedo albedo4 Precipitation canopy_water Cloud fraction conv_a Cloud base height conv_bpres Cloud top height

366

ARM - Datastreams - sondewnpn  

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Datastreamssondewnpn Datastreamssondewnpn Documentation XDC documentation Data Quality Plots Citation DOI: 10.5439/1021460 [ What is this? ] Generate Citation ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Example sondewnpn Archive Data Plot Example sondewnpn Archive Data Plot Datastream : SONDEWNPN Balloon-borne sounding system (BBSS): Vaisala-processed winds, press., temp, &RH Active Dates 1994.04.12 - 2014.01.10 Measurement Categories Atmospheric State Originating Instrument Balloon-Borne Sounding System (SONDE) Measurements Only measurements considered scientifically relevant are shown below by default. Show all measurements Measurement Units Variable altitude meters above Mean Sea Level alt ( time )

367

ARM - Datastreams - fslruc60  

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Datastreamsfslruc60 Datastreamsfslruc60 Documentation XDC documentation Data Quality Plots ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Datastream : FSLRUC60 Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: FSL output, 60 km resolution Active Dates 1994.10.24 - 1994.11.16 Measurement Categories Atmospheric State, Radiometric, Surface Properties Originating Instrument Rapid Update Cycle Model Data (RUC) Measurements The measurements below provided by this product are those considered scientifically relevant. Measurement Variable Precipitation ConvP Latent heat flux LHF Precipitation LgSP Atmospheric pressure MMSP Net broadband total irradiance NR Precipitation PR Precipitation PW Sensible heat flux SHF Soil surface temperature ST Atmospheric pressure

368

ARM - Datastreams - 915issrwpwindcon  

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issrwpwindcon issrwpwindcon Documentation XDC documentation Data Quality Plots ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Datastream : 915ISSRWPWINDCON Derived: wind data from the 915RWP (consensus) and sonde, at altitude Active Dates 1997.01.01 - 2001.01.24 Measurement Categories Atmospheric State Originating Instrument Radar Wind Profiler (RWP) Measurements The measurements below provided by this product are those considered scientifically relevant. Measurement Variable Horizontal wind dir Horizontal wind spd Horizontal wind u_wind Horizontal wind v_wind Horizontal wind vel0 Horizontal wind vel1 Horizontal wind vel2 Horizontal wind vel3 Horizontal wind vel4 Locations Tropical Western Pacific TWP X1 Browse Data External Data (satellites and others)

369

ARM - VAP Process - abrfc  

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Productsabrfc Productsabrfc Documentation & Plots abrfc : XDC documentation Data Management Facility Plots (Quick Looks) ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send VAP : Arkansas-Red Basin River Forecast Center (ABRFC) Instrument Categories Surface Meteorology General Overview Every hour a gridded (4 km x 4 km) precipitation field is created. This field is a combination of both WSR-88D Nexrad radar precipitation estimates and rain gauge reports. The ABRFC performs extensive quality control on these data. For more details, see the External Data Center web page. Output Products abrfcprecip : Arkansas-Red Basin River Forecast Center: estimated precipitation Primary Measurements The following measurements are those considered scientifically relevant.

370

ARM - Instrument - tao  

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govInstrumentstao govInstrumentstao Documentation TAO : XDC documentation ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Instrument : Tropical Atmosphere Ocean from Buoys (TAO) Instrument Categories Radiometric, Ocean Observations, Surface Meteorology General Overview These data files contain 2-minute average radiation and 10-minute average meteorology, precipitation, salinity and sea surface temperature data from the seven TAO buoys located on the 165E line (8n, 5n, 2n, 0n, 2s, 5s, 8s) of the TAO Buoy Array. Data from these buoys are stored in monthly netCDF files that are generated by PMEL. The radiation data were obtained from TAO Array moorings through a collaborative effort between NOAA/PMEL/TAO and

371

ARM - Datastreams - ncepgfsnausfc  

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Datastreamsncepgfsnausfc Datastreamsncepgfsnausfc Documentation XDC documentation Data Quality Plots ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Datastream : NCEPGFSNAUSFC NCEP GFS: flux variables at Nauru Active Dates 2001.01.01 - 2010.07.26 Measurement Categories Atmospheric State, Cloud Properties, Surface Properties Originating Instrument National Centers for Environment Prediction Global Forecast System (NCEPGFS) Measurements The measurements below provided by this product are those considered scientifically relevant. Measurement Variable Surface albedo albedo1 Surface albedo albedo2 Surface albedo albedo3 Surface albedo albedo4 Precipitation canopy_water Cloud fraction conv_a Cloud base height conv_bpres Cloud top height

372

ARM - VAP Process - tdmadap  

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Productstdmadap Productstdmadap Documentation & Plots tdmadap : XDC documentation Data Management Facility Plots (Quick Looks) ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send VAP : Aerosol Properties derived from TDMA Measurements (TDMADAP) Instrument Categories Aerosols Output Products tdmaccncoll : Tandem Differential Mobility Analyzer: Cloud Condensation Nuclei -- D. Collins Primary Measurements The following measurements are those considered scientifically relevant. Cloud condensation nuclei Locations Southern Great Plains SGP X1 Browse Data External Data (satellites and others) Contact(s) Alison Tilp (631) 344-4465 tilp@bnl.gov Alison Tilp Developer (631) 344-4465 tilp@bnl.gov Connor Flynn Translator

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ARM - Datastreams - ncepgfsbrwsfc  

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Datastreamsncepgfsbrwsfc Datastreamsncepgfsbrwsfc Documentation XDC documentation Data Quality Plots ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Datastream : NCEPGFSBRWSFC NCEP GFS: surface variables at Barrow Active Dates 2001.01.01 - 2010.07.26 Measurement Categories Atmospheric State, Cloud Properties, Surface Properties Originating Instrument National Centers for Environment Prediction Global Forecast System (NCEPGFS) Measurements The measurements below provided by this product are those considered scientifically relevant. Measurement Variable Surface albedo albedo1 Surface albedo albedo2 Surface albedo albedo3 Surface albedo albedo4 Precipitation canopy_water Cloud fraction conv_a Cloud base height conv_bpres Cloud top height

374

ARM - Instrument - gms  

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govInstrumentsgms govInstrumentsgms Documentation GMS : XDC documentation ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Instrument : Geostationary Meteorological Satellite (GMS) Note: gms is currently inactive and/or retired. Active Dates 1996.10.01 - 2003.02.16 Instrument Categories Satellite Observations General Overview GMS-5 satellite images are taken over the Tropical Western Pacific (TWP), over each of the TWP sites. The raw data are downlinked to the SeaSpace Corp. receiving station at the University of Hawaii. The GMS-5 was launched in March 1995 into a geostationary orbit above 0°N, 140°E. It carries a Visible and Infrared Spin Scan Radiometer (VISSR) with four channels, one

375

ARM - Datastreams - moltsedassndclass1  

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Datastreamsmoltsedassndclass1 Datastreamsmoltsedassndclass1 Documentation XDC documentation Data Quality Plots ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Datastream : MOLTSEDASSNDCLASS1 Model Output Loc. Time Ser. (MOLTS): EDAS meteor. analy., enhances soundings, params, stations Active Dates 1997.06.01 - 2013.07.31 Measurement Categories Atmospheric State, Cloud Properties, Radiometric, Surface Properties Originating Instrument Model Output Location Time Series (MOLTS) Measurements The measurements below provided by this product are those considered scientifically relevant. Measurement Variable Cloud fraction cloud_fract Atmospheric moisture cloud_h2o_mix Latent heat flux conv_lat_heat Atmospheric moisture humid Ice water content

376

ARM - Facility News Article  

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18, 2006 [Facility News] 18, 2006 [Facility News] ARM External Data Center Celebrates Ten Years of Service Bookmark and Share External Data Center was recognized for 10 years of service External Data Center was recognized for 10 years of service In celebration of its tenth year of operation, the ARM External Data Center (XDC), which is managed by Brookhaven National Laboratory, was recently recognized for its outstanding contribution to the scientific user community. The XDC collects and processes data from other climate monitoring and research programs to supplement the data collected at the ARM sites. ARM provides these data from external sources because they are usually not easily accessible from their original source. ARM Program Director Wanda Ferrell presented XDC manager Richard Wagener

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ARM - Publications: Science Team Meeting Documents: Cloud Radiative Forcing  

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Cloud Radiative Forcing at the ARM Climate Research Facility: Part 2. The Cloud Radiative Forcing at the ARM Climate Research Facility: Part 2. The Vertical Redistribution of Radiant Energy by Clouds. Mace, Gerald University of Utah Benson, Sally University of Utah Kato, Seiji Hampton University/NASA Langley Research Center Documentation with data of the effects of clouds on the radiant energy balance of the surface and atmosphere represent a critical shortcoming in the set of observations that are needed to ascertain the validity of model simulations of the earth's climate. While clouds are known to cool the climate system from TOA radiation budget studies, the redistribution of energy between the surface and atmosphere and within the atmosphere by clouds has not been examined in detail. Using data collected at the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program (ARM) Southern Great Plains (SGP)

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ARM - Datastreams - ruc20hybr  

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hybr hybr Documentation XDC documentation Data Quality Plots ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Datastream : RUC20HYBR Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: daily hybrid analysis data, 20 km resolution Active Dates 2002.04.18 - 2012.05.01 Measurement Categories Atmospheric State, Cloud Properties, Radiometric, Surface Properties Originating Instrument Rapid Update Cycle Model Data (RUC) Measurements The measurements below provided by this product are those considered scientifically relevant. Measurement Variable Convection cape Convection cape255 Convection cinhib Convection cinhib255 Latent heat flux fluxlatentsrf Longwave broadband net irradiance fluxlwnetsrf Sensible heat flux fluxsensiblesrf

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ARM - Datastreams - allruc20hybr  

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hybr hybr Documentation XDC documentation Data Quality Plots ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Datastream : ALLRUC20HYBR Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: hybrid analysis data, 20-km resolution Active Dates 2002.05.15 - 2002.10.16 Measurement Categories Atmospheric State, Cloud Properties, Radiometric, Surface Properties Originating Instrument Rapid Update Cycle Model Data (RUC) Measurements The measurements below provided by this product are those considered scientifically relevant. Measurement Variable Convection cape Convection cinhib Latent heat flux fluxlatentsrf Longwave broadband net irradiance fluxlwnetsrf Sensible heat flux fluxsensiblesrf Shortwave broadband total net irradiance

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ARM - Datastreams - ruc20isob  

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isob isob Documentation XDC documentation Data Quality Plots ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Datastream : RUC20ISOB Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: daily isobaric analysis data, 20 km resolution Active Dates 2002.04.18 - 2012.05.01 Measurement Categories Atmospheric State, Cloud Properties, Surface Properties Originating Instrument Rapid Update Cycle Model Data (RUC) Measurements The measurements below provided by this product are those considered scientifically relevant. Measurement Variable Convection cape Convection cape255 Precipitation catfreezerain Precipitation caticepellets Precipitation catrain Precipitation catsnow Convection cinhib Convection cinhib255 Cloud base height heightcldbase

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ARM - Datastreams - allruc20isob  

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isob isob Documentation XDC documentation Data Quality Plots ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Datastream : ALLRUC20ISOB Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: isobaric main analysis data, 20-km resolution Active Dates 2002.05.15 - 2002.10.16 Measurement Categories Atmospheric State, Cloud Properties, Surface Properties Originating Instrument Rapid Update Cycle Model Data (RUC) Measurements The measurements below provided by this product are those considered scientifically relevant. Measurement Variable Convection cape Precipitation catfreezerain Precipitation caticepellets Precipitation catrain Precipitation catsnow Convection cinhib Cloud base height heightcldbase Cloud top height heightcldtop Cloud top height

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ARM - Datastreams - allruc40hybr  

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hybr hybr Documentation XDC documentation Data Quality Plots ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Datastream : ALLRUC40HYBR Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: hybrid analyisis data, 40 km resolution Active Dates 1998.12.05 - 2002.04.16 Measurement Categories Atmospheric State, Cloud Properties, Radiometric, Surface Properties Originating Instrument Rapid Update Cycle Model Data (RUC) Measurements The measurements below provided by this product are those considered scientifically relevant. Measurement Variable Convection cape Convection cinhib Latent heat flux fluxlatentsrf Longwave broadband net irradiance fluxlwnetsrf Sensible heat flux fluxsensiblesrf Shortwave broadband total net irradiance

383

ARM - Facility News Article  

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External Data Center Gets a Big Boost External Data Center Gets a Big Boost Bookmark and Share In addition to providing database support to the ARM Program, the External Data Center (XDC) identifies and acquires "external" sources of data to augment the data being generated within the program. These external data are transformed from their original received form to data sets of greater value to ARM researchers. These transformations may involve subsetting, merging distinct sets, changing format, averaging, or applying algorithms to produce new geophysical parameters. Recently, a locally attached storage system was added to the XDC production server, removing a significant bottleneck in the data transfer process and improving throughput by more than a factor of two. The storage area on the XDC server is used to collect intermediate files

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ARM - VAP Process - goes-uth  

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Productsgoes-uth Productsgoes-uth Documentation & Plots goes-uth : XDC documentation Data Management Facility Plots (Quick Looks) ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send VAP : Upper Tropospheric Relative Humidity from GOES Satellite Data (GOES-UTH) Instrument Categories Satellite Observations Output Products goes12uth : GOES-12: upper tropospheric humidity goes12uthgrid : GOES-12: upper tropospheric humidity (0.5 degree grid) goes8uth : GOES-8: upper tropospheric humidity goes8uthgrid : GOES-8: upper tropospheric humidity (0.5 degree grid) goes9uth : Upper Tropospheric Relative Humidity (GOES-9) goes9uthgrid : (GOES-9) Upper Tropospheric Relative Humidity Gridded Primary Measurements The following measurements are those considered scientifically relevant.

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ARM - Publications: Science Team Meeting Documents: Update on...  

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California, San Diego The DOE CAPT project involves comparison of short-range weather forecasts from climate models to ARM data to assess errors in existing and prospective...

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ARM - Publications: Science Team Meeting Documents: Comparison of ECMWF  

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Comparison of ECMWF Model and ARSCL Cloudiness at the ARM SGP site Comparison of ECMWF Model and ARSCL Cloudiness at the ARM SGP site Kollias, Pavlos RSMAS/University of Miami Albrecht, Bruce University of Miami The Department of Energy (DOE) Atmospheric Radiation Measurements (ARM) Program operates a comprehensive suite of active remote sensors at Southern Great Plains (SGP) in Oklahoma since 1996 to detect all hydrometeors in the atmospheric column above. Due to its location, the ARM SGP site cloud and precipitation climatology it is believed to be representative of mid-latitudes. Long-term (6.5 years) observations from this ARM site are used to provide a cloud and precipitation climatology. A cloud classification scheme based on cloud base height, fractional coverage, cloud thickness, cloud reflectivity and precipitation detection at the

387

ARM - Publications: Science Team Meeting Documents: Assessing physical  

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Assessing physical processes in the ECMWF model forecasts through the ARM Assessing physical processes in the ECMWF model forecasts through the ARM SGP site measurements Neggers, Roel European Centre for Medium-range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) Cheinet, Sylvain ECMWF (UK) Beljaars, Anton ECMWF Koehler, M European Centre for Medium-range Weather Forecasts, Reading, Morcrette, Jean-Jacques European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts Viterbo, Pedro ECMWF In this study, we compare short-term weather forecasts of the ECMWF model (Integrated Forecast System, IFS) to measurements at the Southern Great Plains (SGP) site of the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) program in July 2003. By using a number of ARM instruments and complementary satellite and radar network data, a number of systematic deficiencies are characterized in the IFS, focusing on mixing processes.

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ARM - Publications: Science Team Meeting Documents: Determination of  

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Determination of Aerosol and Surface Reflectance Characteristics at the ARM Determination of Aerosol and Surface Reflectance Characteristics at the ARM CART Site Using MISR Observations Martonchik, John Jet Propulsion Laboratory Diner, David Jet Propulsion Laboratory Kahn, Ralph Jet Propulsion Laboratory Abdou, Wedad Jet Propulsion Laboratory Gaitley, Barbara Jet Propulsion Laboratory Aerosol optical depth and surface directional reflectance at the ARM CART site are routinely determined from data obtained with the Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) instrument on the Terra platform. The observations span the four years 2001-2004, with an overpass frequency of about four views per month. The MISR aerosol/surface retrieval process provides aerosol products at a spatial resolution of 17.6 km and surface products at a higher resolution of 1.1 km. This study is part of a larger

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ARM - Publications: Science Team Meeting Documents: AERI Thermodynamic  

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AERI Thermodynamic Profiling VAP Improvements and Status AERI Thermodynamic Profiling VAP Improvements and Status Feltz, Wayne University of Wisconsin Howell, Ben University of Wisconsin-Madison Turner, David Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Mahon, Rick Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Knuteson, Robert University Of Wisconsin The Atmospheric Emitted Radiance Interferometer (AERI) was one of the primary instruments developed under the DOE ARM instrument development program (IDP) to be deployed to the Climate Research Facility (CRF) Southern Great Plains (SGP) central site near Lamont, Oklahoma. A prototype AERI was deployed in March 1993 where it collected data until the first AERI operational instrument replaced it in July 1999. The ARM archive contains AERI data from the ARM CART SGP central facility site from January

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ARM - Publications: Science Team Meeting Documents: Abstracts sorted by  

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Meeting Meeting 2005 Proceedings Proceedings Sorted by Title Proceedings Sorted by Author Science Team Meeting Proceedings Cover image Proceedings of the Fifteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting ARM-CONF-2005, March 2005 Daytona Beach, Florida For proper viewing, extended abstracts should be viewed with Adobe Acrobat Reader. Download the latest version from the Adobe Reader website. * Poster abstract only; an extended abstract was not provided by the author(s). View session papers by Author or Title. A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Abdou, W. Determination of Aerosol and Surface Reflectance Characteristics at the ARM CART Site Using MISR Observations* Ackerman, A. Factors Controlling the Properties of Multi-Phase Arctic

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Microsoft PowerPoint - Cimel_ARM_STM_2008_poster_final.ppt  

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Cimel Sunphotometers Cimel Sunphotometers at ACRF Sites History and Current Status Laurie Gregory, Richard Wagener, and Lynn Ma Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York More Information Cimel (CSPHOT) Instrument Page: http://www.arm.gov/instruments/instrument.php?id=csphot Aeronet http://aeronet.gsfc.nasa.gov/ ARM eXternal Data Center (XDC): http://www.xdc.arm.gov/, xdc_oper@arm.gov. ARM Google: http://google.arm.gov/ search for "Cimel OR CSPHOT OR CSPOT" ARM Cimel Sunphotometers As of August 2007, the ARM External Data Center took on a limited form of mentorship for the Cimel Sunphotometers (CSPHOTs) to coordinate the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Aeronet's and ARM Climate Research Facility (ACRF) site operations' activities to ascertain proper functioning, calibration, and

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ARM - Publications: Science Team Meeting Documents: Millimeter-wave (183  

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Millimeter-wave (183 GHz) Radiometer for High Sensitivity Water Vapor Millimeter-wave (183 GHz) Radiometer for High Sensitivity Water Vapor Measurements at the North Slope of Alaska ARM Site Pazmany, Andrew ProSensing Inc. Funded by a Phase II DOE SBIR contract, ProSensing Inc. is developing a turn-key 183 GHz water vapor radiometer for measuring low concentrations of atmospheric water vapor and liquid water at the North Slope of Alaska ARM site during the dry winter months. The first prototype instrument measures brightness temperature at four double sideband channels centered 1, 3, 7 and 14 GHz from the 183.31 GHz water vapor resonance line. The combination of 0.1 K delta T measurement precision and less than 1 K accuracy integrated hot (~350 K) and warm (~300 K) calibration targets, is expected to result an absolute water vapor measurement accuracy of less than 0.1 mm

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ARM - Publications: Science Team Meeting Documents: Testing and Deployment  

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Testing and Deployment of an Infrared Thermometer Network at the ARM Testing and Deployment of an Infrared Thermometer Network at the ARM Southern Great Plains Climate Research Facility Morris, Victor Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Long, Chuck Pacific Northwest National Laboratory To increase our ability to calculate heating rate profiles to study the variability across the Global Climate Model scale area and for inferring information about distribution and character of cloudiness across the Southern Great Plains (SGP) domain, downwelling Infrared Thermometers (IRT) will be installed at the SGP Extended Facilities (EF). Initially, IRTs will be installed at five of the twenty-one EFs and one at the Central Facility (CF). The sky brightness temperature measurements will be sampled at a rate of 5 Hz to capture the inherent variability under cloudy and partly cloudy

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ARM - Publications: Science Team Meeting Documents: Seasonal Dependance of  

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Seasonal Dependance of the Infrared Land Surface Emissivity in the Vicinity Seasonal Dependance of the Infrared Land Surface Emissivity in the Vicinity of the ARM SGP Central Facility Knuteson, Robert University Of Wisconsin Feltz, Wayne University of Wisconsin Revercomb, Henry University Of Wisconsin-Madison Tobin, David University of Wisconsin-Madison Satellite observations have been used to derive a seasonal dependance of the infrared land surface emissivity in the vicinity of the ARM Southern Great Plains (SGP) Central Facility site. In particular, the observations of the Atmospheric InfraRed Sounder (AIRS) on the NASA EOS Aqua platform have been used over the two year period from Sept 2002 to Sept 2004 to derive spectra of IR land surface emissivity across the IR window regions. These satellite observations have been used to empirically fit the

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ARM - Publications: Science Team Meeting Documents: MICROBASE, A Continuous  

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MICROBASE, A Continuous Baseline Microphysical Retrieval: Status and Future MICROBASE, A Continuous Baseline Microphysical Retrieval: Status and Future Plans Miller, Mark Brookhaven National Laboratory Johnson, Karen Brookhaven National Laboratory Michael, Paul Brookhaven National Laboratory Mace, Gerald University of Utah The MICROBASE_PI and MICROBASE_PA value-added products (VAPs) are integral components of the Broadband Heating Rate Profile (BBHRP) project of the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program. The goal of the BBHRP project is to determine atmospheric heating and cooling rate profiles in the column above the active sensors at each ARM Climate Research Facility (ACRF) sites and within a larger volume around each site, representative of a global climate model grid cell. To produce the heating rate profiles,

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A decade long aerosol and cloud statistics and aerosol indirect effect at A decade long aerosol and cloud statistics and aerosol indirect effect at the ARM SGP site Min, Qilong State University of New York at Albany Duan, Minzheng State University of New York at Albany Harrison, Lee State University of New York Joseph, Everette Howard University Twelve-year data of MFRSR and MWR have been used to derive aerosol and cloud optical properties at the ARM SGP. Diurnal, monthly, seasonal and interannual variability of aerosol (optical depth and Angstrom coefficient) and cloud (optical depth and effective radius) have been analyzed. We specially focused on aerosol-cloud interactions. We found a signature of indirect aerosol effect for summer data: increased aerosol index has a statistically-significant anti-correlation with mean effective radius. No

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ARM - Publications: Science Team Meeting Documents: W-Band ARM Cloud Radar  

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W-Band ARM Cloud Radar System W-Band ARM Cloud Radar System Mead, James ProSensing Inc. Widener, Kevin Pacific Northwest National Laboratory The W-Band ARM Cloud Radar (WACR) is a dual polarization 95 GHz radar that will be deployed at the SGP CART site in the spring of 2005. The WACR system will be installed in the existing MMCR shelter, and will provide continuous zenith pointing measurements of clouds to compliment measurements provided by MMCR. Built by ProSensing Inc. of Amherst, MA, the WACR system include a high peak power (1.5 kW) EIKA transmitter, low noise receiver, and PC-based digital receiver. In addition to an internal calibration procedure, an electronically controlled deflector plate mounted on the roof of the MMCR shelter will be used to periodically illuminate a

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ARM - Publications: Science Team Meeting Documents: University of Wisconsin  

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University of Wisconsin High Spectral Resolution Lidar operations during University of Wisconsin High Spectral Resolution Lidar operations during MPACE Eloranta, Edwin University of Wisconsin The Arctic High Spectral Resolution Lidar(AHSRL) operated at the North Slope ARM site as part of MPACE from 24-Sept-04 to 17-Nov-04. Data was archived 24-hours/day for the entire period with only minor interruptions: One day data was lost due to a problem in the laser cooling system, and one-half of a day was lost due to an electrical power failure at the site. All of the data is archived on our web site and can be accessed using web routines which process data on demand. This allows users to specify the exact time and altitude range of the data they wish acquire and to specify both the temporal and spatial averaging which is most appropriate for their

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Establishing Continuous Atmospheric Profiles at the North Slope of Alaska Establishing Continuous Atmospheric Profiles at the North Slope of Alaska ACRF Delamere, Jennifer Atmospheric and Environmental Research, Inc. Turner, David Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Mlawer, Eli Atmospheric & Environmental Research, Inc. Clough, Shepard Atmospheric and Environmental Research Miller, Mark Brookhaven National Laboratory Troyan, David Brookhaven National Laboratory Clothiaux, Eugene The Pennsylvania State University Accurate and continuous vertical profiles of the atmospheric state above the North Slope of Alaska ARM Climate Research Facility (NSA ACRF) are a necessity for both accurate forward radiative transfer calculations and cloud microphysical retrievals. In particular, such profiles are a critical component of two important initiatives at the NSA site, the Broadband

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Ensemble Single Column Modelling (ESCM) in the Tropical Western Pacific Ensemble Single Column Modelling (ESCM) in the Tropical Western Pacific Hume, Timothy Bureau of Meteorology Research Centre Jakob, Christian BMRC Single column models (SCMs) are useful tools for the evaluation of parameterisations of radiative and moist processes used in general circulation models. Most SCM studies to date have concentrated on regions where there is a sufficiently dense observational network to derive the required forcing data, such as the Southern Great Plains. This poster describes an ensemble single column modelling (ESCM) approach, where an ensemble of SCM forcing data sets are derived from numerical weather prediction (NWP) analyses. The technique is applied to SCM runs at the Manus Island and Nauru ARM sites in the Tropical Western Pacific (TWP). It

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Using EOF analysis to uncover inhomogeneities in data from ground-based Using EOF analysis to uncover inhomogeneities in data from ground-based aerosol monitoring devices Gianelli, Scott NASA/GISS Carlson, Barbara NASA/Goddard Institute for Space Studies Lacis, Andrew NASA/Goddard Institute for Space Studies Empirical Orthogonal Function (EOF) analysis is performed on ground-based shadowband and sun photometer data. The instruments examined for this study include the Rotating Shadowband Spectroradiometer (RSS) and the CIMEL sun photometer CSPHOT located at the central facility of the Southern Great Plains (SGP) site; networks of Multi-Filter Rotating Shadowband Radiometer (MFRSR) devices sponsored by ARM and the USDA; and the network of nephelometers and aerosol particle counters of the Climate Monitoring Diagnostics Laboratory (CMDL). The original purpose of this investigation

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Spatially Distributed CO2, Sensible, and Latent Heat Fluxes over the Spatially Distributed CO2, Sensible, and Latent Heat Fluxes over the Southern Great Plains Biraud, Sebastien Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Riley, William Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Fischer, Marc Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Torn, Margaret Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratoroy Berry, Joseph Carnegie Inst.of Washington Cooley, Heather Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Vegetation and vegetation processes strongly influence the spatial distribution of sensible and latent heat fluxes, as well as controlling ecosystem-atmosphere CO2 exchange. Estimating spatially distributed ecosystem fluxes is important for ARM cloud modeling and for the North American Carbon Program. We describe here a methodology to estimate surface energy fluxes and net ecosystem CO2 Exchange (NEE) continuously over the

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Rotating Shadowband Spectroradiometer (RSS) at SGP: Performance, Data Rotating Shadowband Spectroradiometer (RSS) at SGP: Performance, Data Processing, and Value-Added Products Kiedron, Piotr State University of New York Albany Schlemmer, Jim The first ARM owned RSS was deployed at SGP central site in May 2003. This RSS provides direct-normal, diffuse-horizontal andtotal-horizontal components of irradiance at 1001 pixels in 360nm-1050nm spectral range every minute between dawn and dusk. The instrument operated continuously since the deployment date. At first bi-weekly radiometric calibrations were instituted and upon the discovery of significant responsivity drift this rigorous calibration schedule was continued till present. However the rate of change was steadily decreasing. By September 2004 the drift was less than 1% per month. Within three month from deployment date a slight

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ARM - Publications: Science Team Meeting Documents: Validation of infrared  

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Validation of infrared cloud radiative transfer simulations and spectral Validation of infrared cloud radiative transfer simulations and spectral cloud properties retrievals using S-HIS, AERI and HSRL measurements from M-PACE Holz, Robert University of Wisconsin, CIMMS DeSlover, Daniel University of Wisconsin Revercomb, Henry University Of Wisconsin-Madison Tobin, David University of Wisconsin-Madison Knuteson, Robert University Of Wisconsin Turner, David Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Eloranta, Edwin University of Wisconsin As part of the Mixed-Phase Arctic Cloud Experiment (M-PACE) the Scanning High spectral resolution Interferometer Sounder (S-HIS) flew on the Proteus high altitude aircraft with the ARM-UAV instrumentation. The University of North Dakota Cessna Citation capable of cloud situ measurements was coordinated with the Proteus to obtain coincident down looking and situ

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Clouds in the Darwin area and their relation to large-scale conditions Clouds in the Darwin area and their relation to large-scale conditions Jakob, Christian BMRC Hoeglund, Sofia Lulea University of Technology This poster shows a climatological overview of the cloud cover in the Darwin region (location of a TWP ARM site) in the very north of Australia. Information on optical thickness and cloud top pressure from the ISCCP Stage D1 product over the time period 1985 to 2000 has been used to examine how the cloud cover changes over the course of a year, and also how it is affected by the seasonal changes in the region. The most remarkable changes can be seen during the wet (summer) season, when wet westerly winds sweep in over Darwin and dramatically change the weather conditions. By dividing the cloud cover into cloud regimes, one can also see an

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Deployment of a scintillometer for optical turbulence investigation at NSA Deployment of a scintillometer for optical turbulence investigation at NSA - Barrow Moudry, Dana University of Alaska Fairbanks Sassen, Kenneth University of Alaska Fairbanks Vaucher, Gail Army Research Laboratory Zak, Bernard Sandia National Laboratories The University of Alaska Fairbanks in collaboration with the White Sands Army Research Lab deployed a reciprocal-path scintillometer to the ARM - NSA site at Barrow in fall 2004 for investigation of optical turbulence over the course of a year. The instrument consists of a transmitter and a receiver located approximately 1km apart. The instrument transmitter includes two arrays of nearIR LEDs which emit light in a 125-Hz pulsed mode. The receiver measures the temporal variability of the radiation after

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BNL | ARM External Data Center  

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External Data Center External Data Center The ARM External Data Center (XDC) identifies sources and acquires data, called "external data", to augment the data generated within the program. The scientific need and the priorities for acquiring, processing and archiving the external data-streams are established by the science working groups and considers such factors as: Availability and accessibility in other archives Acquisition cost Ease of use of the native data-format If this analysis determines that significant value to the ARM data users will be added, the XDC will develop an automated process to acquire the data from the data provider, and reformat the data as necessary into an ARM-compatible data format. The processed data and the native format data are sent to the ARM permanent archive at ORNL.

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Radiation | Cloud Properties | Aerosols | Atmospheric State and Surface | Modeling | Instruments | Field Campaigns | Infrastructure & Outreach Radiation Axisa, D., Collins, D., Rosenfeld, D., and Woodley, W. A New Research Aircraft for the Documentation of the Impacts of Pollution Aerosols on Clouds and Precipitation* Barker, H., Cole, J., Raisanen, P., Pincus, R., Morcrette, J., Li, J., Stephens, G., Vaillancourt, P., Oreopoulos, L., Siebesma, P., Los, A., Clothiaux, E., Randall, D., and Iacono, M. The Monte Carlo Independent Column Approximation Model Intercomparison Project (McMIP)* Cook, D. and Holdridge, D. EBBR-SIRS Net Radiation Difference: An Evaluation Delamere, J., Mlawer, E., Turner, D., Clough, S., Jensen, M., Miller, M., Johnson, K., Troyan, D., and Shippert, T.

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ARM - About ARM  

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ARM About Become a User Recovery Act Mission FAQ History Organization Participants Facility Statistics Forms Contacts Facility Documents ARM Management Plan (PDF, 335KB) Field...

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Center Blog Center Blog Media Contact Lynne Roeder lynne-dot-roeder-at-pnnl-dot-gov @armnewsteam Field Notes Blog Topics Field Notes89 AGU 3 AMIE 10 ARM Aerial Facility 2 ARM Mobile Facility 1 6 ARM Mobile Facility 2 47 BAECC 1 BBOP 4 MAGIC 12 MC3E 17 SGP 2 STORMVEX 29 TCAP 3 Search News Search Blog News Center All Categories What's this? Social Media Guidance News Center All Categories Features and Releases Facility News Field Notes Blog feed Events feed Employment Research Highlights Data Announcements Education News Archive What's this? Social Media Guidance AMF2 Arrives in Finland Jan 02, 2014 [ ARM Mobile Facility 2, BAECC, Blog, Field Notes ] After nine months at sea aboard the Horizon Spirit, the AMF2 reached land for an extended stay at the Station for Measuring Forest Ecosystem-Atmosphere Relations (SMEAR II) in Hyytiala, Finland. This nine-month, land-based deployment is in support of the Biogenic Aerosols-Effects on Clouds and Climate (BAECC) project. The deployment begins February 1, 2014, and [...]

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Safety Policy Safety Policy About Become a User Recovery Act Mission FAQ Outreach Displays History Organization Participants Facility Statistics Forms Contacts Facility Documents ARM Management Plan (PDF, 335KB) Field Campaign Guidelines (PDF, 1.1MB) ARM Climate Research Facility Expansion Workshop (PDF, 1.46MB) Facility Activities ARM and the Recovery Act Contributions to International Polar Year Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send ARM Safety Policy The ARM Climate Research Facility safety policy states that all activities for which the ARM Climate Research Facility has primary responsibility will be conducted in such a manner that all reasonable precautions are taken to protect the health and safety of employees and the general public. All

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External Data Center Completes Storage Expansion Bookmark and Share When the XDC began operation in October 1996, it processed 26 datastreams based on 11 external data product...

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Discovery of Uranium Discovery of Uranium Uranium was discovered in 1789 by Martin Klaproth, a German chemist, who isolated an oxide of uranium while analyzing pitchblende samples from the Joachimsal silver mines in the former Kingdom of Bohemia located in the present day Czech Republic. more facts >> Mailing List Signup Receive e-mail updates about this project and web site. your e-mail address Sign Me Up Search: OK Button DUF6 Guide DU Uses DUF6 Management and Uses DUF6 Conversion EIS Documents News FAQs Internet Resources Glossary Home » Documents Search Documents: Search PDF Documents View a list of all documents Depleted UF6 Management Program Documents Downloadable documents about depleted UF6 management and related topics, including Depleted UF6 Conversion and Programmatic EIS documents

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ARM Orientation Workshop  

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Finding " Finding " " Stuff Stuff " " from from ARM Web Site and Data ARM Web Site and Data Archive Archive Orientation for new Science Team Members Topics Topics Navigating ARM web site Navigating ARM web site - - finding ARM information finding ARM information Demo of Archive access Demo of Archive access - - Finding and requesting ARM data files Finding and requesting ARM data files - - (with web shopping cart interface) (with web shopping cart interface) Other Archive access options Other Archive access options - - Brief logical comparison Brief logical comparison - - (additional details as requested) (additional details as requested) Other documentation topics Other documentation topics - - (per user interest and time availability) (per user interest and time availability)

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ARM - Program Documents  

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Cloud Experiment (TWP-ICE): Cloud and Rain Characteristics in the Australian Monsoon (PDF, 1.2MB) DOEERARM-0401 2004 SGP Cloud and Land Surface Interaction Campaign...

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documents en MHK LCOE Reporting documents en MHK LCOE Reporting Guidance Draft http://en.openei.org/community/document/mhk-lcoe-reporting-guidance-draft To normalize competing claims of LCOE, DOE has developed-for its own use-a standardized cost and performance data reporting process to facilitate uniform calculation of LCOE from MHK device developers. This standardization framework is only the first version in what is anticipated to be an iterative process that involves industry and the broader DOE stakeholder community. Multiple files are attached here for review and comment.document/mhk-lcoe-reporting-guidance-draft" target="_blank">read more http://en.openei.org/community/document/mhk-lcoe-reporting-guidance-draft#comments

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558 Federal Register 558 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 203 / Thursday, October 22, 2009 / Notices If you use a TDD, call the FRS, toll free, at 1-800-877-8339. VIII. Other Information Accessible Format: Individuals with disabilities can obtain this document and a copy of the application package in an accessible format (e.g., braille, large print, audiotape, or computer diskette) on request to the program contact person listed under For Further Information Contact in Section VII of this notice. Electronic Access to This Document: You can view this document, as well as all other documents of this Department published in the Federal Register, in text or Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) on the Internet at the following site: http://www.ed.gov/news/ fedregister. To use PDF, you must have Adobe

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5R1 Guide for Developing Data Quality Objectives for Ecological Risk Assessment at DOE Oak Ridge Operations Facilities This document has been approved by the K-25 Site Technical...

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May 22, 2000 Part III Environmental Protection Agency 40 CFR Part 261 Regulatory Determination on Wastes from the Combustion of Fossil Fuels; Final Rule VerDate 112000 16:01 May 19, 2000 Jkt 190000 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4717 Sfmt 4717 E:\FR\FM\22MYR3.SGM pfrm02 PsN: 22MYR3 32214 Federal Register / Vol. 65, No. 99 / Monday, May 22, 2000 / Rules and Regulations ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 40 CFR Part 261 [FRL-6588-1] RIN 2050-AD91 Notice of Regulatory Determination on Wastes From the Combustion of Fossil Fuels AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency. ACTION: Regulatory determination. SUMMARY: This document explains EPA's determination of whether regulation of fossil fuel combustion wastes is warranted under subtitle C of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). Today's action

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51 Federal Register 51 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 71 / Wednesday, April 13, 2011 / Notices VII. Agency Contact See chart in the Award Information section in this notice for the name, room number and telephone number of the contact person for each competition. You can write to the contact person at the following address: U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Potomac Center Plaza (PCP), Washington, DC 20202-2600. If you use a TDD, call the Federal Relay Service (FRS), toll free, at 1-800- 877-8339. VIII. Other Information Accessible Format: Individuals with disabilities can obtain this document and a copy of the application package in an accessible format (e.g., braille, large print, audiotape, or computer diskette) by contacting the Grants and Contracts

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902 Federal Register 902 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 15 / Monday, January 25, 2010 / Notices including Comments Resolution Matrixes (CRMs) and track changed documents, will be posted at: http:// www.losangeles.af.mil/library/ factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=9364. Please send all CRM comments to Vimal Gopal by 5 February 2010. DATES: 12 February 2010: IS-GPS-200E. 8 a.m.-12 p.m. (Pacific Time). Dial-In Information: Phone: 1-800- FON-SAIC (1-800-366-7242). Code: 4511074. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Vimal Gopal, vimal.gopal.ctr@losangeles.af.mil, 1- 310-909-7294 or Captain Neal Roach, neal.roach@losangeles.af.mil, 1-310- 653-3771. Bao-Anh Trinh, Air Force Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2010-1273 Filed 1-22-10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001-05-P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

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945 Federal Register 945 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 143 / Tuesday, July 27, 2010 / Notices 1 The full text of the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage is available at http://www.iaea.org/Publication/ Documents/Infircs/1998/infcirc567.shtml. A detailed interpretation of the CSC and its provisions is contained in ''The 1997 Vienna Convention on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage and the 1997 Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage-Explanatory Texts,'' International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) (''Explanatory Texts''). International Law Series No. 3 (2007). The Explanatory Texts is available at http://www- pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/ Pub1279_web.pdf . 2 SDR is the unit of account defined by the International Monetary Fund (''IMF'') and used by

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5/R3 5/R3 Toxicological Benchmarks for Screening Contaminants of Potential Concern for Effects on Terrestrial Plants: 1997 Revision This document has been approved by the East Tennessee Technology Park Technical Information Office for release to the public. Date: ES/ER/TM-85/R3 Toxicological Benchmarks for Screening Contaminants of Potential Concern for Effects on Terrestrial Plants: 1997 Revision R. A. Efroymson M. E. Will G. W. Suter II A. C. Wooten Date Issued-November 1997 Prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management under budget and reporting code EW 20 LOCKHEED MARTIN ENERGY SYSTEMS, INC. managing the Environmental Management Activities at the East Tennessee Technology Park Oak Ridge Y-12 Plant Oak Ridge National Laboratory Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant

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197 Federal Register 197 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 117 / Friday, June 19, 2009 / Notices Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information. DoD Clearance Officer: Ms. Patricia Toppings. Written requests for copies of the information collection proposal should be sent to Ms. Toppings at WHS/ESD/ Information Management Division, 1777 North Kent Street, RPN, Suite 11000, Arlington, VA 22209-2133. Dated: May 31, 2009.

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ARM - Glossary  

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govAboutGlossary govAboutGlossary About Become a User Recovery Act Mission FAQ Outreach Displays History Organization Participants Facility Statistics Forms Contacts Facility Documents ARM Management Plan (PDF, 335KB) Field Campaign Guidelines (PDF, 1.1MB) ARM Climate Research Facility Expansion Workshop (PDF, 1.46MB) Facility Activities ARM and the Recovery Act Contributions to International Polar Year Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Acronyms / Glossary 0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A absolute humidity The mass of water vapor in a given volume. absolutely stable air An atmospheric condition that exists when the environmental lapse rate is less than the moist adiabatic lapse rate. absolutely unstable air

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ARM - Instrument - blc  

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govInstrumentsblc Documentation BLC : Handbook BLC : Instrument Mentor Monthly Summary (IMMS) reports BLC : Data Quality Assessment (DQA) reports ARM Data Discovery Browse Data...

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ARM - Instrument - 50rwp  

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ARM - Instrument - gvrp  

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ARM - Instrument - tdma  

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448

ARM - Instrument - csphot  

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govInstrumentscsphot Documentation CSPHOT : Handbook CSPHOT : Instrument Mentor Monthly Summary (IMMS) reports CSPHOT : Data Quality Assessment (DQA) reports ARM Data Discovery...

449

ARM - Instrument - co  

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govInstrumentsco Documentation CO : Handbook CO : Instrument Mentor Monthly Summary (IMMS) reports CO : Data Quality Assessment (DQA) reports ARM Data Discovery Browse Data...

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ARM - Instrument - asti  

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govInstrumentsasti Documentation ASTI : Handbook ASTI : Instrument Mentor Monthly Summary (IMMS) reports ASTI : Data Quality Assessment (DQA) reports ARM Data Discovery Browse Data...

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ARM - Instrument - surthref  

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452

ARM - Instrument - smet  

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govInstrumentssmet Documentation SMET : Handbook SMET : Instrument Mentor Monthly Summary (IMMS) reports SMET : Data Quality Assessment (DQA) reports ARM Data Discovery Browse Data...

453

ARM - Instrument - kazr  

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govInstrumentskazr Documentation KAZR : Handbook KAZR : Instrument Mentor Monthly Summary (IMMS) reports KAZR : Data Quality Assessment (DQA) reports ARM Data Discovery Browse Data...

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ARM - Instrument - wsi  

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ARM - Instrument - ebbr  

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govInstrumentsebbr Documentation EBBR : Handbook EBBR : Instrument Mentor Monthly Summary (IMMS) reports EBBR : Data Quality Assessment (DQA) reports ARM Data Discovery Browse Data...

456

ARM - Instrument - xsapr  

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govInstrumentsxsapr Documentation XSAPR : Handbook XSAPR : Instrument Mentor Monthly Summary (IMMS) reports XSAPR : Data Quality Assessment (DQA) reports ARM Data Discovery Browse...

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ARM - VAP Process - mergesonde  

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Productsmergesonde Documentation & Plots Technical Report Data Management Facility Plots (Quick Looks) ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you Send...

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ARM - VAP Process - qmemwrcol  

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459

ARM - Become a User  

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ARMBecome a User About Become a User Recovery Act Mission FAQ History Organization Participants Facility Statistics Forms Contacts Facility Documents ARM Management Plan (PDF,...

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ARM - Instrument - xsacr  

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govInstrumentsxsacr govInstrumentsxsacr Documentation XSACR : Handbook XSACR : Instrument Mentor Monthly Summary (IMMS) reports XSACR : Data Quality Assessment (DQA) reports ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Instrument : X-Band Scanning ARM Cloud Radar (XSACR) Beneficiary of Recovery Act funding. Instrument Categories Cloud Properties Picture of the X-band scanning ARM cloud radar Picture of the X-band scanning ARM cloud radar Note: All the Scanning ARM Cloud Radars have been technically accepted by ARM as meeting specification and each radar's first data are available at this URL: http://www.archive.arm.gov/sacr/. ARM's scanning cloud radars are fully coherent dual-frequency, dual-polarization Doppler radars mounted on a common scanning pedestal.

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ARM - Instrument - kasacr  

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govInstrumentskasacr govInstrumentskasacr Documentation KASACR : Handbook KASACR : Instrument Mentor Monthly Summary (IMMS) reports KASACR : Data Quality Assessment (DQA) reports ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Instrument : Ka-Band Scanning ARM Cloud Radar (KASACR) Beneficiary of Recovery Act funding. Instrument Categories Cloud Properties Note: All the Scanning ARM Cloud Radars have been technically accepted by ARM as meeting specification and each radar's first data are available at this URL: http://www.archive.arm.gov/sacr/. ARM's scanning cloud radars are fully coherent dual-frequency, dual-polarization Doppler radars mounted on a common scanning pedestal. Each pedestal includes a Ka-band radar (2kW peak power) and the deployment

462

ARM - ARM Organization  

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ARMARM Organization ARMARM Organization Laboratory Partners Nine DOE national laboratories share the responsibility of managing and operating the ARM Climate Research Facility. ARM Group Links Science Board SISC Charter Data Archive Data Management Facility Data Quality Program Engineering Support External Data Center ARM Organization The ARM Climate Research Facility operates field research sites around the world for global change research. Three primary locations-Southern Great Plains, Tropical Western Pacific, North Slope of Alaska-plus aircraft and the portable ARM Mobile Facilities-are heavily instrumented to collect massive amounts of atmospheric measurements needed to create data files. Scientists use these data to study the effects and interactions of sunlight, clouds, and radiant energy, as well as interdisciplinary research

463

ARM - Instrument - wacr  

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govInstrumentswacr govInstrumentswacr Documentation WACR : Handbook WACR : Instrument Mentor Monthly Summary (IMMS) reports WACR : Data Quality Assessment (DQA) reports ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Instrument : W-Band (95 GHz) ARM Cloud Radar (WACR) Instrument Categories Cloud Properties Latest version W-band ARM cloud radar Latest version W-band ARM cloud radar General Overview The W-band Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program Cloud Radar (WACR) systems are zenith pointing Doppler radars that probe the extent and composition of clouds at 95.04 GHz. The main purpose of this radar is to determine cloud boundaries (e.g., cloud bottoms and tops). This radar reports estimates for the first three spectra moments for each range gate

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Request 51309EMFinalTestimonyInsTriay.pdf More Documents & Publications Before the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces Before the Senate Armed Services,...

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Before the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces...  

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FY 2010 Budget Request 51309HSSFinTestimony.pdf More Documents & Publications Before the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces Before the Senate Armed Services...

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DOE/SC-ARM-12-009 ARM Radar Organization JW Voyles  

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Bharadwaj Radar Calibration Plan, controlled document Nitin Bharadwaj Instrument Handbooks, controlled documents Kevin Widener Radar status and information: www.radar.arm.gov...

468

ARM - Journal Articles 2007  

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7 7 Publications Journal Articles Conference Documents Program Documents Technical Reports Publications Database Public Information Materials Image Library Videos Publication Resources Submit a Publication Publishing Procedures ARM Style Guide (PDF, 448KB) Acronyms Glossary Logos Contacts RSS for Publications Journal Search [ Advanced Search ] Publication Years 2013 149 2012 163 2011 185 2010 197 2009 213 2008 174 2007 150 2006 213 2005 139 2004 141 2003 187 2002 205 2001 207 2000 232 1999 136 1998 172 1997 103 1996 84 1995 124 1994 65 1993 51 1992 47 1991 25 1990 12 1986 1 Journal Articles : 2007 Author Article Title Journal Funded By McFarlane Optical properties of shallow tropical cumuli derived from ARM ground-based remote sensing (Citation) Geophysical Research Letters ARM Mattioli Analysis of Radiosonde and ground-based remotely sensed PWV data from the 2004 North Slope of Alaska Arctic Winter Radiometric Experiment (Citation) Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology ARM

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ARM - Journal Articles 2003  

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3 3 Publications Journal Articles Conference Documents Program Documents Technical Reports Publications Database Public Information Materials Image Library Videos Publication Resources Submit a Publication Publishing Procedures ARM Style Guide (PDF, 448KB) Acronyms Glossary Logos Contacts RSS for Publications Journal Search [ Advanced Search ] Publication Years 2013 149 2012 163 2011 185 2010 197 2009 213 2008 174 2007 150 2006 213 2005 139 2004 141 2003 187 2002 205 2001 207 2000 232 1999 136 1998 172 1997 103 1996 84 1995 124 1994 65 1993 51 1992 47 1991 25 1990 12 1986 1 Journal Articles : 2003 Author Article Title Journal Funded By Dong Arctic stratus cloud properties and radiative forcing at the ARM NSA site (Citation) J. Climate ARM Zurovac-Jevtic Development and test of a cirrus parameterization scheme using NCAR CCM3 (Citation) Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences ARM

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ARM - Journal Articles 2011  

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1 1 Publications Journal Articles Conference Documents Program Documents Technical Reports Publications Database Public Information Materials Image Library Videos Publication Resources Submit a Publication Publishing Procedures ARM Style Guide (PDF, 448KB) Acronyms Glossary Logos Contacts RSS for Publications Journal Search [ Advanced Search ] Publication Years 2013 149 2012 163 2011 185 2010 197 2009 213 2008 174 2007 150 2006 213 2005 139 2004 141 2003 187 2002 205 2001 207 2000 232 1999 136 1998 172 1997 103 1996 84 1995 124 1994 65 1993 51 1992 47 1991 25 1990 12 1986 1 Journal Articles : 2011 Author Article Title Journal Funded By Torn Seasonal and inter-annual variability in δ13C of net ecosystem carbon exchanges from 2002-2009 in the U.S. Southern Great Plains (Citation) Tellus ARM Lin Parameterization of riming intensity and its impact on ice fall speed using ARM data (Citation) Monthly Weather Review ARM

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ARM - Public Information Materials  

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govPublicationsPublic Information Materials govPublicationsPublic Information Materials Publications Journal Articles Conference Documents Program Documents Technical Reports Publications Database Public Information Materials Image Library Videos Publication Resources Submit a Publication Publishing Procedures ARM Style Guide (PDF, 448KB) Acronyms Glossary Logos Contacts RSS for Publications Public Information Materials The ARM Climate Research Facility develops public information materials to communicate the purpose and objectives of the program to general audiences. These materials are designed to increase awareness of ARM Climate Research Facility goals and to document its scientific results to a lay audience. Public information materials include fact sheets, brochures, CDs, videos, press releases, and information packets. Approved materials are made

472

ARM - Data Sharing and Distribution Policy  

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DocumentationData Sharing and Distribution Policy DocumentationData Sharing and Distribution Policy Policies, Plans, Descriptions Data Documentation Home Data Sharing and Distribution Policy Data Management and Documentation Plan Data Product Registration and Submission Reading netCDF and HDF Data Files Time in ARM netCDF Data Files Data Archive Documentation ARM Archive's Catalog of Data Streams (Updated monthly) Access to Historical ARM Data More on Understanding and Finding ARM Data Data Quality Problem Reporting Data Sharing and Distribution Policy Purpose This document sets expectations and establishes procedures for sharing data acquired in through the operations of Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Climate Research Facility. These data may be acquired from routine ARM-supported efforts or from collaborating or cooperating programs. When

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ARM - Datastreams - xsacrvpt  

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ARM - Datastreams - wsacrvpt  

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Datastreamswsacrvpt Datastreamswsacrvpt Documentation Data Quality Plots ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Datastream : WSACRVPT W-Band Scanning ARM Cloud Radar (W-SACR) Vertically Pointing Scan Active Dates 2011.04.20 - 2013.12.14 Measurement Categories Cloud Properties Originating Instrument Scanning ARM Cloud Radar, tuned to W-Band (95GHz) (WSACR) Measurements Only measurements considered scientifically relevant are shown below by default. Show all measurements Measurement Units Variable Altitude above mean sea level m alt Altitude m altitude Altitude above ground level m altitude_agl Antenna transition indicator, 1 if between sweeps, otherwise 0 unitless antenna_transition ( time )

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ARM - Datastreams - xsacrrhi  

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Datastreamsxsacrrhi Datastreamsxsacrrhi Documentation Data Quality Plots ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Datastream : XSACRRHI X-Band Scanning ARM Cloud Radar (XSACR) RHI Scans, which can vary in elevation range and azimuth Active Dates 2011.10.15 - 2011.10.20 Measurement Categories Cloud Properties Originating Instrument X-Band Scanning ARM Cloud Radar (XSACR) Measurements Only measurements considered scientifically relevant are shown below by default. Show all measurements Measurement Units Variable Altitude above mean sea level m alt Altitude m altitude Altitude above ground level m altitude_agl Antenna transition indicator, 1 if between sweeps, otherwise 0 unitless antenna_transition ( time )

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ARM - Datastreams - kazrge  

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Datastreamskazrge Datastreamskazrge Documentation Data Quality Plots Citation DOI: 10.5439/1025214 [ What is this? ] Generate Citation ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Datastream : KAZRGE Ka ARM Zenith Radar (KAZR): general mode Active Dates 2011.01.18 - 2014.01.09 Measurement Categories Atmospheric State, Cloud Properties Originating Instrument Ka ARM Zenith Radar (KAZR) Measurements Only measurements considered scientifically relevant are shown below by default. Show all measurements Measurement Units Variable Altitude above mean sea level m alt Base time in Epoch seconds since 1970-1-1 0:00:00 0:00 base_time Radar calibration constant, copolar dB cal_constant_copol ( time ) Radar calibration constant, cross-polar dB cal_constant_xpol ( time )

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ARM - Datastreams - kasacrawrhi  

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Datastreamskasacrawrhi Datastreamskasacrawrhi Documentation Data Quality Plots Citation DOI: 10.5439/1046193 [ What is this? ] Generate Citation ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Datastream : KASACRAWRHI Ka-Band Scanning ARM Cloud Radar (KASACR) Along-Wind RHI Scan Active Dates 2011.05.26 - 2013.12.09 Measurement Categories Cloud Properties Originating Instrument Ka-Band Scanning ARM Cloud Radar (KASACR) Measurements Only measurements considered scientifically relevant are shown below by default. Show all measurements Measurement Units Variable Altitude above mean sea level m alt Altitude m altitude Altitude above ground level m altitude_agl Antenna transition indicator, 1 if between sweeps, otherwise 0 unitless antenna_transition ( time )

478

ARM - Datastreams - wsacrppi  

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479

ARM - Datastreams - kazrspeccmaskhicopol  

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ARM - Datastreams - kasacrblrhi  

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ARM - VAP Process - mwrret  

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Productsmwrret Productsmwrret Documentation & Plots Technical Report Data Management Facility Plots (Quick Looks) ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send VAP : MWR Retrievals (MWRRET) Instrument Categories Cloud Properties, Atmospheric Profiling, Derived Quantities and Models Image - sample data plot Image - sample data plot There are 2-channel (23.8 and 31.4GHz) microwave radiometers (MWRs) deployed at each ARM Climate Research Facility site. The observed brightness temperatures from these MWRs can be inverted to retrieve precipitable water vapor (PWV) and cloud liquid water path (LWP), both of which are critical variables to understanding radiative transfer in the atmosphere and clouds. The ARM Facility routinely has provided retrieved

482

ARM - Datastreams - xsacrhsrhi  

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ARM - Datastreams - wsacrcrrhi  

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