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Title: In Situ Airborne Instrumentation: Addressing and Solving Measurement Problems in Ice Clouds

A meeting of 31 international experts on in situ measurements from aircraft was held to identify unresolved questions concerning ice formation and evolution in ice clouds, assess the current state of instrumentation that can address these problems, introduce emerging technology that may overcome current measurement issues and recommend future courses of action that can improve our understanding of ice cloud microphysical processes and their impact on the environment. The meeting proceedings and outcome has been described in detail in a manuscript submitted to the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS) on March 24, 2011. This paper is currently under review. The remainder of this summary, in the following pages, is the text of the BAMS article. A technical note that will be published by the National Center for Atmospheric Research is currently underway and is expected to be published before the end of the year.
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  1. Univ. Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico City (Mexico). Centro de Ciencias de la Atmosfera
  2. Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO (United States)
  3. National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO (United States)
  4. Univ. of Maine (Germany)
  5. Met Office, Exeter (United Kingdom)
  6. Univ. of Frankfurt (Germany)
  7. Univ. of California, Santa Cruz, CA (United States)
  8. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA (United States)
  9. Univ. of Manchester (United Kingdom)
  10. CNRS/Univ. Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand (France). Lab. de Meteorologie Physique
  11. Environment Canada (Canada). Cloud Physics and Severe Weather Research Section
  12. Forschungszentrum Juelich GmbH (Germany). Inst. fuer Energie- und Klimaforschung Stratosphaere
  13. Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL (United States)
  14. Leibniz Inst. for Tropospheric Research, Leipzig (Germany)
  15. Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany)
  16. Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO (United States). Cooperative Inst. for Research in Environmental Sciences, Climate Diagnostics Center; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Boulder, CO (United States)
  17. SPEC, Inc., Boulder, CO (United States)
  18. North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC (United States)
  19. Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN (United States)
  20. Scripps Oceanographic Inst., La Jolla, CA (United States)
  21. ETH, Zurich (Switzerland). Inst. for Atmospheric and Climate Science
  22. Oregon State Univ., Corvallis, OR (United States)
  23. Leipzig Univ. (Germany). LIM
Publication Date:
Report Number(s):
Journal ID: ISSN 0003-0007; ER65001
Grant/Contract Number:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 93; Journal Issue: 2; Journal ID: ISSN 0003-0007
American Meteorological Society
Research Org:
Droplet Measurement Technologies (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Environmental Management (EM), Acquisition and Project Management (EM-50)
Country of Publication:
United States
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; Cloud Physics, Aircraft instrumentation
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