2018 ARM/ASR PI Meeting Agenda


Monday, 19 March 2018

Time Title
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM ARM Infrastructure Management Board (IMB) [invitation only] (Potomac)
ASR Science Focus Area (SFA) and boutique lab project meeting [invitation only] (Great Falls)
Tutorial - Interacting with ARM radar data using Python [sign-up required] (Vienna)
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Lunch available for registered attendees
New Principal Investigator (PI) lunch meeting [sign-up required] (Ash Grove)
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Breakout Session 1
Unmanned aerial activities [Mark Ivey, Beat Schmid, and Mike Ritsche] (Ash Grove)
Use of TBS in Advancing the Simulation of Mixed Phase Clouds Under AALCO Darielle Dexheimer
In situ validation of cloud radar-based retrievals of ice hydrometeor shapes Sergey Matrosov
ArcticShark - Update Beat Schmid
Evaluation of the Simulation of Initial Sea Ice Formation... Gijs deBoer
Evaluating Arctic aerosol-cloud interactions using tethered balloon systems Jessie Creamean
Observational requirements for radar insights into convective updraft microphysics and dynamics [Marcus van-Lier Walqui, Matt Kumjian, and Zhe Feng] (Great Falls)
3D Wind Mode Dolan
Uncertainties and Recommendations for Multi-Doppler Radar Vertical Velocity Retrievals Mariko Oue
Known unknowns and unknown Unknowns Scott Collis
Secondary organic aerosols - forging connections between process observers and process modelers [Joel Thornton, Nicole Riemer, and Jerome Fast] (Potomac)
MOSAIC Box Model as a Potential Test Bed for SOA Processes Rahul Zaveri
Kinetic Multilayer Model of Gas-Particle Interactions (KM-GAP) Manabu Shiraiwa
Secondary Organic Aerosol modeling with GECKO-A Camille Mouchel-Vallon
Warm marine low cloud processes and modeling [Rob Wood and Xue Zheng] (Fairfax)
Reconstruct Autoconversion and Accretion Enhancement Factors in GCMs using Ground-based Observations at the Azores Peng Wu
CCN Spectral Shape Effects on Cloud Microphysics and Drizzle Jim Hudson
Microphysical and dynamical properties of drizzling marine stratocumulus clouds Virendra Ghate
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Break
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Breakout Session 2
MOSAIC science and implementation [Matthew Shupe] (Potomac)
Coupled-System Forecasting and Modeling Planned for MOSAiC Amy Solomon
Thoughts on modeling for MOSAiC Mikhail Ovchinnikov
MOSAiC for Arctic Process Understanding Matthew Shupe
Thermodynamic and dynamic drivers of the Arctic sea-ice mass budget Matthew Shupe
Aerosol-deep convection cloud interactions [Usama Anber and Jiwen Fan] (Ash Grove)
Current progress and challenges in understanding aerosols-deep convective cloud interactions Jiwen Fan
ACE-ENA [Jian Wang] (Fairfax)
ACE-ENA Research Activities Mark Miller
Understanding how large-scale circulation affects low-level clouds: how best to use ACE-ENA data? Catherine Naud
Updates on ACE-ENA measurements and data Jason Tomlinson
ACE-ENA flight campaign - preliminary analysis of data from ENA and the G-1 aircraft Robert Wood
ENA AOS and Supplementary Site: Data and Plans Allison C. Aiken
Broadband radiation measurements [Chuck Long] (Vienna)
Results of Absolute Cavity Pyrgeometer (ACP), InfraRed Integrating Sphere (IRIS), and Atmospheric Emitted Radiance Interferometer (AERI) Comparisons and CIMO Recommendations Ibrahim Reda
SIRS and SKYRAD/GNDRAD Configurations Ventilator Fan Screen Effects Mark Kutchenreiter
Results of Longwave and Shortwave Calibrations for Three Years Mike Dooraghi
The De-Icing Comparison Experiment (D-ICE) Christopher J. Cox
Additional Discussion Items Mark Kutchenreiter
End-to-End forward simulators [Mariko Oue and Katia Lamer] (Great Falls)
Identifying and Understanding Uncertainties in a Polarimetric Simulator Brenda Dolan
Influence of ice particle size and shape retrieval biases on polarimetric radar variables Zhiyuan Jiang
State of 3D Convective Vertical Velocity Retrievals at the ARM Sites:Application of Radar Simulator to Evaluation of Observation-Based Retrievals Mariko Oue
Application of ARM Ground-Based Simulator to GCMs Shaocheng Xie
GMC-oriented Ground Observation Simulator (GO)2-SIM for hydrometeor phase evaluation Katia Lamer

Tuesday, 20 March 2018

Time Title
7:30 AM - 12:00 AM Continental breakfast available for registered attendees
8:30 AM - 10:15 AM Plenary Session - Programmatic Updates (Fairfax Room)
8:30 AM - 8:35 AM Welcome & introductory remarks
8:35 AM - 9:05 AM ASR programmatic update
Shaima Nasiri & Ashley Williamson, ASR Program Managers, DOE
9:05 AM - 9:25 AM ARM programmatic update
Sally McFarlane & Rickey Petty, ARM Program Managers, DOE
9:25 AM - 9:45 AM ARM Technical Director update
Jim Mather, ARM Technical Director, PNNL
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM Energy Exascale Earth System Model (E3SM)
Ruby Leung, E3SM Chief Scientist, PNNL
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM Break
ARM Data Center help desk available
10:45 AM - 12:30 PM Plenary Session - Research Highlight & Poster Talks (Fairfax Room)
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM Shallow Cumulus Cloud-Base Vertical Velocity I: Difference between Simulations and Observations
Andrew Vogelmann, BNL
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM Impacts of Phase State and Water Content on Secondary Organic Aerosol Formation and Partitioning
Manubu Shiraiwa, University of California-Irvine
11:15 AM - 11:30 AM Detecting and Characterizing Cold Pools during GoAmazon2014/5
Sophie Mayne, Texas A&M University
11:30 AM - 11:45 AM The Physics of Post-cold-frontal Clouds over the ARM East North Atlantic Site
Fayçal Lamraoui, City College of New York
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM Enabling Big Data Analysis Platform for Popular ARM Data Streams
Bhargavi Krishna, ORNL
12:00 PM - 12:15 PM Boundary Layer Ambient Aerosols on Ascension Island during LASIC: Biomass Burning Season versus Background Conditions
Allison Aiken, LANL
12:15 PM - 12:30 PM The Influence of Predicted Ice Particle Habit on the Microphysical Structure of Squall Lines and Orographically-forced Mixed-phase Clouds
Jerry Harrington, Pennsylvania State University
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Working Lunch & Tutorials
Networking lunch for those new to ARM/ASR (hosted by ARM User Executive Committee) [Ash Grove]; Sign up required: email Larry.Berg@pnnl.gov
ARM Data Center help desk available
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Breakout Session 3
Use of field measurements to constrain ice nucleation models [Xiaohong Liu, Paul DeMott, Ann Fridlind, Daniel Knopf, and Nicole Riemer] (Vienna)
INP field campaign design Ann Fridlind
INP model evaluation activities Xiaohong Liu
Applications of Machine Learning to the analysis of observational and modeling data sets [Rao Kotamarthi and Jennifer Comstock] (Ash Grove)
Unsupervised Machine Learning Models to Predict Anomalous Data Quality Periods Joseph C. Hardin
A Novel Machine Learning Framework for Anomaly Detection and Data Quality Assessment Shaocheng Xie
Interactions among the surface, continental boundary layer, clouds, and aerosol [Larry Berg and Yunyan Zhang] (Great Falls)
Cloud fraction (cf) effects on the Aitken and accumulation modes at SGP James Hudson
GoAmazon2014/5 synergies II [Yolande Serra and Angela Rowe] (Potomac)
The Green Ocean: Precipitation Insights from the GoAmazon2014/5 Experiment Die Wang
Updates on Convective Related Data Sets from Texas A&M UniversitySophie Mayne
Impact of Sub-grid Shallow Cumulus on the Diurnal Cycle of Convection in Convection- Permitting Simulations Zhe Feng
Shallow-to-Deep Convective Transition During GOAmazon Yolande Serra
Update for Large-Scale Forcing Data (VARANAL) for GOAmazon 2014-2015 Shuaiqi Tang
3:30 PM - 12:00 AM Coffee break available
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Poster Session A1
General Topics
General Topics – Aerosols
General Topics – Clouds
Microphysics (cloud, aerosol and/or precipitation)
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Poster Session A2
Warm low clouds, including aerosol
Convective clouds, including aerosol interactions

Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Time Title
7:30 AM - 12:00 AM Continental breakfast available for registered attendees
8:15 AM - 10:15 AM Plenary Session - Research Highlight & Poster Talks (Fairfax Room)
8:15 AM - 8:30 AM Introductory remarks
Gary Geernaert, Director, Climate and Environmental Sciences Division, DOE
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM A stochastic framework for modeling the population dynamics of convective clouds
Samson Hagos, PNNL
8:45 AM - 9:00 AM Macro-physical Properties of Shallow Cumulus Clouds at the ARM SGP site: Enhanced Ground-Based Observations from the Total Sky Imager
Jessica Kleiss, Lewis and Clark College
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM Characterization of Ice Nucleating Particles during Continuous Springtime Measurements in Prudhoe Bay: an Arctic Oilfield Location
Jessie Creamean, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences
9:15 AM - 9:30 AM Inter-relationships between convectively generated cold pools, updraft/downdraft characteristics, and microphysical processes
Robert Trapp, University of Illinois
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM Substantial Convection and Precipitation Enhancements by Ultrafine Aerosol Particles
Jiwen Fan, PNNL
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM Improving the representation of light-absorbing aerosol in large-scale atmospheric models through particle-resolved modeling
Laura Fierce, BNL
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM Break
ARM Data Center help desk available
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM Breakout Session 4
AWARE [Dan Lubin, Andy Vogelmann, and Hans Verlinde] (Great Falls)
Battaglia_ARM_2018_AWARE A Battaglia
Israel Silber Israel Silber
Arctic and Antarctic Stratiform Mixed-Phase Cloud Properties Robert Stafford
AWARE Summary, Aerosol Results and Next Steps for ASR/ARM in the Antarctic Dan Lubin
Arctic and Antarctic Stratiform Mixed-Phase Cloud Properties Andrew Vogelmann
Evaluating Cloud and Radiation Forecasts Produced by the Antarctic Mesoscale Prediction System (AMPS) Using AWARE Observations from WAIS Divide and Ross Island David Bromwich
Use of AWARE data to evaluate supercooled liquid and its context in a climate model Ann Fridlind
ARM aerosol measurement strategy and ASR measurement needs [Jim Mather, Allison McComiskey, Doug Sisterson, Nicole Riemer, and Jim Smith] (Ash Grove)
How can ARM measurements be made more useful to the global aerosol modeling community? Mark Flanner
ARM Aerosol Measurements: Background and Motivation Jim Mather
The 2017 Aerosol Measurements and Science Group (AMSG) Workshop Allison McComiskey
ARM Aerosol Measurement Plans Jim Mather
ASR Aerosol Science and ARM Aerosol Measurements Jim Smith
CAUSES [Cyril Morcrette] (Vienna)
CAUSES one-slide summary Cyril Morcrette
Introduction to CAUSES project Cyril Morcrette
Attribution of Surface Radiation Biases in NWP and Climate Models near the US Southern Great Plains Kwinten Van Weverberg
Theoretical Interpretation of the Warm Bias Stephen Klein
CAUSES: Warm bias contribution from surface energy budget Hsi-Yen Ma
Diagnosis of the Summertime Warm Bias in CMIP5 Climate Models at the ARM Southern Great Plains Site Shaocheng Xie
The connection between MCSs and SGP warm biases Minghua Zhang
Cold-air outbreaks and the COMBLE field campaign [Bart Geerts] (Potomac)
Comparing Synoptic Circulation and Low cloud properties during cold air outbreaks over the Gulf Stream, the ARM ENA Site, and Bear Island James Booth
Exploring model hierarchies for large-eddy simulations of observed Cold Air Outbreaks in the Arctic Roel Neggers
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Working Lunch & Tutorials
ARM Data Center help desk available
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Breakout Session 5
Model development and evaluation on clouds, convection, and precipitation [Jiwen Fan and Shaocheng Xie] (Ash Grove)
Improving representation of vertical alignment of cloud and precipitation properties in GCMs Mikhail Ovchinnikov
Dust transport in E3SM v1 and v0 and impacts on mixed-phase cloud properties Xiaohong Liu
Attributing the shortwave bias in the trade cumulus regime: Mixed signals from ground-based MWR retrievals, satellite retrievals and first-guess brightness temperature departures Maike Ahlgrimm
Improvements to CLUBB’s subgrid PDF shape Vince Larson
Developing particle standards having known size, shape and composition to improve measurement and model performance [Jim Smith and Peter McMurry] (Vienna)
Challenges from the aerosol modeling community Matt West
Some thoughts on Aerosol Standards for Chemical Composition Jose Jimenez
Calibration needs: Vapors that grow particles Joel Thornton
Aerosol standards for ice nucleating particle measurement methods – a preliminary set of thoughts Paul DeMott
Unsolved challenges for aerosol standards - CCN Markus Petters
Laboratory Generated Aerosols for STXM Validation Matthew Fraund
Biomass burning aerosol parameterization: Integrating ASR/ARM laboratory, field and model process studies to inform E3SM [M. Dubey and Shantanu Jathar] (Potomac)
Heterogeneous OH oxidation of levoglucosan Manabu Shiraiwa
Biomass Burning (BB) Aerosol Processes: Integrating ARM Field & Laboratory Studies to Inform E3SM Parameterizations M. Dubey & S. Jathar
How much SOA is formed from biomass burning (BB-SOA)? Manish Shrivastava
Net SOA formation from BB plumes in field studies, comparison to lab studies, and implications for global models Jose Jimenez
Formation and Aging of BBOA in Wildfire Emissions in the Western U.S. Qi Zhang
Formation and Evolution of Tar Balls in Wildfires A. Sedlacek
Tar Balls from Biomass Burning Morphological Studies C. Mazzoleni
Carbonaceous Aerosol from Biomass Burning: Observational insights into Transformation Processes and Parameterizations R. Chakrabarty
SSA in BBOP Wildfire Plumes L. Kleinman
Status of LASIC single-scattering-albedo measurements P. Zuidema
Water Uptake by BC and BrC aerosols from BB: Absorption & Lifetime M. Dubey
Potential analysis tool? Timescale for internal mixing from particle-resolved model L. Fierce
Representation and Improvement of BB Aerosol Absorption in Global Models Y. Feng
Field and laboratory measurements of biomass burning from BBOP to FIREX S. Jathar
Hourly Speciated SVOCs from Biomass Burning in Amazonia A. Goldstein
On-going science efforts in Northern Alaska [Gijs de Boer] (Great Falls)
Spatial Dependence of Cloud Properties at Oliktok Point in Northern Alaska AND Anthropogenic pollution and cloud properties at the North Slope of Alaska Maximilian Maahn
Large-scale drivers of cloud, atmospheric structure and surface variability in Alaska using self organizing maps Matthew Shupe
Open ocean and storms: Perspectives from NSA and OLI during the unusual 2017 autumn on the North Slope Christopher Cox
Using Observations to Constrain Bulk Particle Property Models Jerry Harrington
Single-particle Source and Chemical Mixing State on the North Slope of Alaska Kerrie Pratt
A radar-based snowfall retrieval product for NSA Tristan L'Ecuyer
3:30 PM - 12:00 AM Coffee break available
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Poster Session B1
ARM infrastructure
ARM next generation: Megasite and LES activities
Boundary layer structure, including land-atmosphere interactions and turbulence
Secondary organic aerosol
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Poster Session B2
Absorbing aerosol
ARM field campaigns
High-latitude clouds and aerosols

Thursday, 22 March 2018

Time Title
7:30 AM - 12:00 AM Continental breakfast available for registered attendees
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM Plenary Session - Invited Talks
8:30 AM - 8:55 AM Layered Atlantic Smoke Interactions with Clouds (LASIC) campaign
Paquita Zuidema, University of Miami
8:55 AM - 9:20 AM Land-Atmosphere Feedback Experiment (LAFE)
Volker Wulfmeyer, University of Hohenheim
9:20 AM - 9:40 AM ARM Translator 3 Year Vision
Laura Riihimaki, PNNL
9:40 AM - 10:05 AM GEWEX Global Atmospheric System Studies (GASS)
Xubin Zeng, University of Arizona
10:05 AM - 10:30 AM Model surface temperature errors near SGP: diagnosing the causes
Cyril Morcrette, UK Met Office
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM Break
ARM Data Center help desk available
10:45 AM - 12:45 PM Breakout Session 6
CACTI [Adam Varble] (Ash Grove)
Translator Support for CACTI Scott Collis
RELAMPAGO Overview Paloma Borque
Metadata Workflow Maggie Davis
CACTI Overview Adam Varble
Logistics Update Heath Powers
MARCUS/MICRE [Greg McFarquhar and Roj Marchand] (Vienna)
Statistical cloud and aerosol distributions from MARCUS Greg McFarquhar
MICRE and MARCUS Activities and Plans Alain Protat
MARCUS and MICRE Ice Nucleation Measurements and possible data plans Paul DeMott
MARCUS: DQ Update Adam Theisen
MARCUS Navigation and Inertial Data Products Tami Toto
Preliminary look at MARCUS tilt corrected broadband radiation data Chuck Long
Absorbing aerosols and interactions with clouds [Paquita Zuidema] (Potomac)
Effects of biomass smoke from southern Africa on stratocumulus over southeast Atlantic Ocean Xiaohong Liu
Cumulus population and microphysical properties over Southest Atlantic Yann Blanchard
Ultraclean marine boundary layers over the southeast Atlantic Ocean Robert Wood
Breakout Session Summary Paquita Zuidema and Allison Aiken
Routine LES: LASSO, and beyond [Bill Gustafson and Andy Vogelmann] (Great Falls)
LASSO Breakout Session William Gustafson
Challenges to Evaluate 3D LES Using Ground-Based Profiling Observations for Shallow Cumulus Clouds Mariko Oue
12:45 PM - 1:45 PM Working Lunch
ARM staff all-hands meeting [Mather] (Fairfax)
1:45 PM - 3:45 PM Breakout Session 7 – Working group meetings
High latitude processes working group [Gijs de Boer] (Potomac)
Convective processes working group [Tony Del Genio and Adam Varble] (Ash Grove)
CPWG Breakout Adam Varble
Warm boundary layer processes working group [Rob Wood and Yunyan Zhang] (Fairfax)
Aerosol processes working group [Nicole Riemer and Jim Smith] (Great Falls)
Biomass Burning Aerosol (BBA) Processes: Integrating ARM Field & Laboratory Studies (via WRF-MOSAIC/PartMC) to Inform E3SM-MAM4 Parameterizations M. Dubey & S. Jathar
3:45 PM - 4:00 PM Break
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM ARM/ASR Committee Meetings
Radar Science and Operations (Ash Frove

Friday, 23 March 2018

Time Title
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM ARM ASR Coordination Team (AACT) [Invitation only] (Potomac)