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29 April 2016 : 9 h 30 min - 17 h 00 min

GEWEX Upper Tropospheric Clouds & Convection PROcess Evaluation Study meeting

29 Apr 2016

Pierre and Marie Curie University, Jussieu, Paris, France

9:30 Introduction & Syntheses of meetings in Paris & at IRS

Data analyses

9:45 Satellite-Based Estimation of Convective and Large-Scale Mass Fluxes:
New Diagnostics for Evaluating GCM Cumulus Parameterization
Hiro Masunaga, Nagoya Univ., Japan, & Johnny Luo, CUNY, New York, USA

10:20 Determination of large-scale mass fluxes from reanalyses
Ann Sophie Tissier & Bernard Legras, LMD, Paris, France

10:40 Update on Cloud systems in the upper troposphere
derived from IR Sounders & synergies
Sofia Protopapadaki, C. Stubenrauch & A. Feofilov, LMD, Paris, France

11:00 Heating rate comparison among reanalysis
Bernard Legras, LMD, Paris, France

11:25 Including geostationary satellite data ?
Geneviève Sèze, LMD, Paris, France

11:45 Discussions

14:15 Atmosphere opacity observed by Calipso: link with LW cloud feedbacks
Helène Chepfer, LMD, Paris, France

14:35 Upper tropospheric convective and cloud processes as a function of<
convective intensity, aggregation and life cycle: a multi-dataset synergy
C. Risi, LMD, Paris, France

14:55 Improved diagnostics for high cloud assessment in the LMDZ climate model
M. Bonazzola, LMD, Paris, France

15:45 CFMIP plans
Helène Chepfer, LMD, Paris, France

16:00 Discussions on science questions and data necessary to advance
(moderated by Graeme Stephens, JPL, USA)

17:00 end


29 April 2016
9 h 30 min - 17 h 00 min