1012541_796245997058840_743936320_nAt the 2015 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting in San Francisco, December 14-18, nearly 24,000 scientists from around the world are gathering to share their latest research results in all areas of Earth science. Connect with Atmospheric System Research scientists by attending their session or visit their poster.

Below are a few items of note at this year's meeting; see the complete presentation page for dozens more oral and poster sessions focused on ASR research. For a list of ARM data presentations and posters, visit the ARM web page. AGU's 2015 scientific program is also available.

Town Halls
This year, the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Biological and Environmental Research and its projects will host several of town hall meetings including:

Invited Speakers
A14D-03. Observational Constraint of Drizzle Properties and Processes in Large-eddy Simulations from Two Models with Size-resolved Microphysics, Ann Fridlind, Jasmine Remillard, Andrew Ackerman, David Mechem, Pavlos Kollias, Edward Luke, Patrick Chuang, Mikael Witte, Robert Wood, Monday, 14 December 2015, 4:34 p.m., Moscone West 3008

GC22A-03. Constraints on Surface Evapotranspiration: Implications for Modeling and Observations, Pierre Gentine, Tuesday, 15 December 2015, 10:50 a.m., Moscone West 3020

A22D-05. CALIPSO Observations of Changes in Dust Properties During Transatlantic Transport, Alexander Marshak, Weidong Yang, Tamas Varnai, Alexander Kostinski, Tuesday, 15 December 2015, 11:20 a.m., Moscone West 3004

A23H-02. Microphysics of Amazonian Aerosol Under Background Conditions and the Impact from the Urban Pollution and Biomass Burning, Jian Wang, Tuesday, 15 December 2015, 1:55 p.m., Moscone West 3008

A23O-06. Understanding and Reducing the Double ITCZ Bias in Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Models, Ming-Hua Zhang, Tuesday, 15 December 2015, 2:55 p.m., Moscone West 3003

A33N-01. Applications of Online High Resolution Time of Flight Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometry (HRToF-CIMS): Opportunities and Challenges for Aircraft Measurements, Atmosphere-ecosystem Exchange, and Organic Aerosol Composition, Joel Thornton, Felipe Lopez-Hilfiker, Ben Lee, Emma D'Ambro, Claudia Mohr, Cassandra Gaston, Siegfried Schobesberger, Wednesday, 16 December 2015, 1:40 p.m., Moscone West 3004

H33J-05. Using Observations to Models to Understand the Effects of Irrigation, Groundwater Dynamics, Land Surface/Subsurface Heterogeneity on Land-Atmosphere-Cloud-Interactions: Evidence from the Southern Great Plains, Maoyi Huang, Larry Berg, Yun Qian, Heng Xiao, William Gustafson, Ying Liu, Wednesday, 16 December 2015 , 3:00 pm, Moscone West 3020

A34A-02. Discernible Signals of Aerosol Effects on the Diurnal, Weekly and Decadal Variations in Thunderstorm Activities, Zhanqing Li, Wednesday, 16 December 2015, 4:15 p.m., Moscone West 3008

A34E-06. Response of Mixed-phase Boundary Layer Clouds with Rapid and Slow Ice Nucleation Processes to Cloud-top Temperature Trend, Ann Fridlind, Alexander Avramov, Andrew Ackerman, Peter Alpert, Daniel Knopf, Paul DeMott, Sarah Brooks, Andrew Glen, Wednesday, 16 December 2015, 5:15 p.m., Moscone West 3004

A41O-05. Stratocumulus Updrafts as Drivers of Boundary Layer Growth and Entrainment, Jan Kazil, Graham Feingold, Takanobu Yamaguchi, 9:00 a.m., Moscone West 3014

A52D-07. Aerosol Indirect Effects on Cirrus Clouds in Global Aerosol-Climate Models, Xiaohong Liu, Kai Zhang, Yong Wang, David Neubauer, Ulrike Lohmann, Sylvaine Ferrachat, Cheng Zhou, Joyce Penner, Donifan Barahona, Xiangjun Shi, Friday, 18 December 2015, 11:50 a.m., Moscone West 3004

AGU Honors Ceremony and Banquet, Wednesday, December 16
Congratulations to the following ASR colleagues who are being honored for their scientific achievements and contributions:

  • Christopher Bretherton, University of Washington
  • Alex Guenther, University of California, Irvine
  • Jose-Luis Jimenez, University of Colorado
  • Philip Rasch, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  • Daniel Rosenfeld, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem