Clouds and precipitating systems.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Clouds and precipitating systems; their organization and radiative impacts
  • Improving our understanding of global precipitation processes; development of the CloudSat precipitation retrieval (2C-PRECIP-COLUMN)
  • Cloud and precipitation remote sensing; millimeter wavelength radar and lidar systems (the spaceborne CloudSat and CALIPSO platforms)

       Model evaluation

  • Evaluation and improvement of numerical forecast model representations of clouds and precipitation; development of a radar forward model software package to simulate radar reflectivity profiles at microwave frequencies
       Atmospheric energetics
  • Available potential energy and derivation of its generation/dissipation from satellite measurements
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