Day 1

9.45 Intro

10.00 Convective Updraft Speeds : A Correlate to Climate Sensitivity

11.00 Coupling tropical convection to anvil properties using a cloud system approach

11.25 Relationships between convective strength and anvil development based on AIRS-CloudSat

11.50 Level of neutral buoyancy, Deep convective outflow, convective core and entrainment rates: New insights from 5-years of CloudSat data

12.15 Identifying organized convection in GPM satellite data

14.15 Convective vs anvil heating structures and their impact on the large-scale circulation

14.40 Re-assessing the Role of Ice Clouds in Earth’s Radiation Budget 

15.05 Determining Radiative Heating Rates of UT cloud systems

16.20 Diagnosing Cloud Microphysical Process Information from Remote Sensing Measurements; A Feasibility Study Using Aircraft Data : Tropical Anvils Measured during TC4

16:45 Life cycle of ice crystals detrained from deep convection from airborne measurements

17.00 Diurnal variations and organization of convective systems over South China Sea during summer monsoon onset

Day 2

9.00 Satellite data analysis of convective and UT cloud variabilities

9.25 Water balances of convective systems

9.50 The Characteristics of Deep Convection over Varying SSTs

11.00 Towards representing the impact of convection on cirrus in a large scale climate model

11.25 In situ vs liquid-origin cirrus in ECHAM-HAM GCM

11.50 Improved diagnostics for UT cloud assessment in the LMDZ climate model