GEWEX Upper Tropospheric Clouds & Convection PROcess Evaluation Study meeting
28 – 29 March 2017
City College of New York, CUNY Advanced Science Research Center
9:10 – GEWEX update, why PROES, Graeme Stephens.
9:30 – GEWEX Aerosol Precipitation initiative, Susan van den Heever.
9:45 – UTCC PROES update & goals for this meeting, Claudia Stubenrauch.
10:00 – Convective Updraft Speeds : A Correlate to Climate Sensitivity ? Leo Donner.
Observational analyses (20 minutes each)
11:00 – Coupling tropical convection to anvil properties using a cloud system approach, Sofia Protopapadaki, Claudia Stubenrauch (presenter).
11:25 – Relationships between convective strength and anvil development based on AIRS-CloudSat, Hanii Takahashi, Sofia Protopapadaki, Claudia Stubenrauch, and Z. Johnny Luo.
11:50 – Level of neutral buoyancy, Deep convective outflow, convective core and entrainment rates: New insights from 5-years of CloudSat data, Hanii Takahashi, Z. Johnny Luo (presenter) and Graeme Stephens.
12:15 – Identifying organized convection in GPM satellite data, Tony Del Genio and Greg Elsaesser.
Heating of convection and UT clouds (20 minutes each)
14:15 – Convective vs anvil heating structures and their impact on the large-scale circulation, Courtney Schumacher.
14:40 – Re-assessing the Role of Ice Clouds in Earth’s Radiation Budget, Tristan L’Ecuyer.
15:05 – Determining Radiative Heating Rates of UT cloud systems, Claudia Stubenrauch, Sofia Protopapadaki, Artem Feofilov.
Process studies (20 minutes each)
16:45 – Life cycle of ice crystals detrained from deep convection from airborne measurements, Eric Jensen.
17:10 – Diurnal variations and organization of convective systems over South China Sea during summer monsoon onset, Wei-Ting Chen, Chien-Ming Wu, Wei-Ming Tsai, and Peng-Jen Chen.
Process studies continued (20 minutes each)
9:00 – Satellite data analysis of convective and UT cloud variabilities, Hiro Masunaga.
9:25 – Water balances of convective systems, Rachel Storer.
9:50 – The Characteristics of Deep Convection over Varying SSTs, Susan Van den Heever.
Parameterizations and model diagnostic studies (20 minutes each)
11:00 – Towards representing the impact of convection on cirrus in a large scale climate model. Ulrike Burkhardt.
11:25 – In situ vs liquid-origin cirrus in ECHAM-HAM GCM. Blaz Gasparini.
11:50 – Improved diagnostics for UT cloud assessment in the LMDZ climate model, Marine Bonazzola, Sofia Protopapadaki, Claudia Stubenrauch (presenter).