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Title: Challenges for Cloud Modeling in the Context of Aerosol–Cloud–Precipitation Interactions

Abstract

The International Cloud Modeling Workshop (CMW) has been a longstanding tradition in the cloud microphysics modeling community and is typically held the week prior to the International Conference on Clouds and Precipitation (ICCP). For the Ninth CMW, more than 40 participants from 10 countries convened at the Met Office in Exeter, United Kingdom. The workshop included 4 detailed case studies (described in more detail below) rooted in recent field campaigns. The overarching objective of these cases was to utilize new observations to better understand inter-model differences and model deficiencies, explore new modeling techniques, and gain physical insight into the behavior of clouds. As was the case at the Eighth CMW, there was a general theme of understanding the role of aerosol impacts in the context of cloud-precipitation interactions. However, an additional objective was the focal point of several cases at the most recent workshop: microphysical-dynamical interactions. Many of the cases focused less on idealized small-domain simulations (as was the general focus of previous workshops) and more on large-scale nested configurations examining effects at various scales.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [4];  [2];  [5];  [6];  [5];  [7];  [8]
  1. Department of Atmospheric Science, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming
  2. Met Office, Exeter, United Kingdom
  3. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington
  4. Faculty of Science, University of Pécs, Pécs, Hungary
  5. School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
  6. Mesoscale and Microscale Meteorology Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado
  7. Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
  8. Research Applications Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1393743
Report Number(s):
PNNL-SA-124469
Journal ID: ISSN 0003-0007; KP1701000
DOE Contract Number:
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society; Journal Volume: 98; Journal Issue: 8
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

Citation Formats

Lebo, Zachary J., Shipway, Ben J., Fan, Jiwen, Geresdi, Istvan, Hill, Adrian, Miltenberger, Annette, Morrison, Hugh, Rosenberg, Phil, Varble, Adam, and Xue, Lulin. Challenges for Cloud Modeling in the Context of Aerosol–Cloud–Precipitation Interactions. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0291.1.
Lebo, Zachary J., Shipway, Ben J., Fan, Jiwen, Geresdi, Istvan, Hill, Adrian, Miltenberger, Annette, Morrison, Hugh, Rosenberg, Phil, Varble, Adam, & Xue, Lulin. Challenges for Cloud Modeling in the Context of Aerosol–Cloud–Precipitation Interactions. United States. doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0291.1.
Lebo, Zachary J., Shipway, Ben J., Fan, Jiwen, Geresdi, Istvan, Hill, Adrian, Miltenberger, Annette, Morrison, Hugh, Rosenberg, Phil, Varble, Adam, and Xue, Lulin. Tue . "Challenges for Cloud Modeling in the Context of Aerosol–Cloud–Precipitation Interactions". United States. doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0291.1.
@article{osti_1393743,
title = {Challenges for Cloud Modeling in the Context of Aerosol–Cloud–Precipitation Interactions},
author = {Lebo, Zachary J. and Shipway, Ben J. and Fan, Jiwen and Geresdi, Istvan and Hill, Adrian and Miltenberger, Annette and Morrison, Hugh and Rosenberg, Phil and Varble, Adam and Xue, Lulin},
abstractNote = {The International Cloud Modeling Workshop (CMW) has been a longstanding tradition in the cloud microphysics modeling community and is typically held the week prior to the International Conference on Clouds and Precipitation (ICCP). For the Ninth CMW, more than 40 participants from 10 countries convened at the Met Office in Exeter, United Kingdom. The workshop included 4 detailed case studies (described in more detail below) rooted in recent field campaigns. The overarching objective of these cases was to utilize new observations to better understand inter-model differences and model deficiencies, explore new modeling techniques, and gain physical insight into the behavior of clouds. As was the case at the Eighth CMW, there was a general theme of understanding the role of aerosol impacts in the context of cloud-precipitation interactions. However, an additional objective was the focal point of several cases at the most recent workshop: microphysical-dynamical interactions. Many of the cases focused less on idealized small-domain simulations (as was the general focus of previous workshops) and more on large-scale nested configurations examining effects at various scales.},
doi = {10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0291.1},
journal = {Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society},
number = 8,
volume = 98,
place = {United States},
year = {Tue Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2017},
month = {Tue Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2017}
}