Research Projects - FY 2008 to 2006*

*Funding cycles expected to complete under Atmospheric System Research.

Fiscal Year Title Principal Investigator Institution
2008 Mechanisms of Formation of Secondary Organic Aerosols and Implications for Global Radiative Forcing John Seinfeld California Institute of Technology
2008 Characterizing Aerosol Distributions and Optical Properties Using the NASA Langley Airborne High Speed Chris Hostetler National Aeronaut & Space Administration
2008 Secondary Organic Aerosols: Detailed Modeling and Comparison with MILAGRO Observations Sasha Madronich University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
2008 Laboratory Experiments and Instrument Development for the Study of Atmospheric Aerosols Paul Davidovits Trustees of Boston College
2008 Growth Rates of Freshly Nucleated Particles Peter McMurry University of Minnesota
2008 Formation of Secondary Organic Aerosols (SOA) via Nitrate Ion Photochemistry In and On Particles Barbara Finlayson-Pitts University of California at Irvine
2008 Radiative Transfer for Clear and Cloudy Atmospheres: Spectral Modeling and Validation Eli Mlawer Atmospheric & Environmental RE
2008 Arctic Stratus and Tropical Deep Convection: Integrating Measurements and Simulations Ann Fridlind National Aeronaut & Space Administration
2008 Optical Properties and Mass Measurements of Representative Aerosols Suzanne Paulson University of California at Los Angeles
2008 The Coupling Between the Large Scale Atmospheric State and Cloud Properties: A Continuing Investigation Gerald Mace University of Utah
2008 Development of Integrated ARM Data Sets and Their Application to Improve Climate Models Minghua Zhang State University of New York at Stony Brook
2008 Evaluating Global Aerosol Models and Aerosol and Water Vapor Properties Near Clouds David Turner University of Wisconsin
2008 Evaluating Global Aerosol Models and Aerosol and Water Vapor Properties Near Clouds Richard Ferrare National Aeronaut & Space Administration
2008 Laboratory Studies of the Reactive Chemistry and Changing CCN Properties of Secondary Organic Aeroso Scot Martin Harvard College
2008 Process Models of the Equilibrium Size and State of Organic/Inorganic Aerosols for the Development of Anthony Wexler University of California at Davis
2008 Optical Properties of Moderately-Absorbing Organic and Mixed Organic/Inorganic Particles at Very High Tami Bond University of Illinois
2008 Combining Measurements and Cloud-Resolving Model Simulations to Assess Aerosol Indirect Effects in Andrew Ackerman National Aeronaut & Space Administration
2008 3D Atmospheric Radiative Transfer for Cloud System-Resolving Models Howard Barker Environment Canada
2008 Application of Improved Radiation Modeling to General Circulation Models Michael Iacono Atmospheric & Eenviromental RE
2008 Atmosphere-Land-Surface Interaction Over the Southern Great Plains: Diagnosis of Mechanisms from SGP Sumant Nigam University of Maryland
2008 A Study of Cloud Processing of Organic Aerosols Using Models and CHAPS Data Barbara Ervens University of Colorado
2008 Site Science for the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Mobile Facility Mark Miller Rutgers, State University of New Jersey
2008 Validation of Model Simulations of Anvil Cirrus Properties During TWP-ICE Edward Zipser University of Utah
2008 Cloud Fraction and Ice Crystal Number Concentration Parameterizations for Ice and Mixed Phase Clouds Ismail Gultepe Environment Canada
2008 Determination of Cloud and Radiation Vertical Structure Using Satellite Remote Sensing and Merged Patrick Minnis National Aeronaut and Space Administration
2008 Interactions of Cumulus Convection and the Boundary Layer at the Southern Great Plains ARM Climate Research Facility Steven Krueger University of Utah
2008 Understanding and Improving CRM and GCM Simulations of Cloud Systems with ARM Observations Xiaoqing Wu Iowa State University
2008 Using ARM Observations to Evaluate and Improve Wave-Convection Interactions in Global Climate Models Zhiming Kuang Harvard College
2008 North Slope Site Scientist Team Johannes Verlinde Pennsylvania State University
2008 Scientific Guidance, Research, and Educational Outreach for the ARM Climate Research Facility Peter Lamb University of Oklahoma
2008 Use of the ARM Measurements of Spectral Zenith Radiance for Better Understanding of 3D Cloud-Radiation Alexander Marshak National Aeronaut & Space Administration
2008 Study of Multi-Scale Cloud Processes Over the Tropical Western Pacific Using Cloud Resolving Models Jimy Dudhia University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
2008 Use of the ARM Measurements of Spectral Zenith Radiance for Better Understanding of 3D Cloud-Radiation Jui-Yuan Chiu University of Maryland
2008 Interfacing ARM Observations with Models Using New Tools and Methods Pavlos Kollias McGill University
2008 Parameterization and Analysis of 3D Solar Radiative Transfer in Clouds Tamas Varnai University of Maryland
2008 Using Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Observations to Validate and Improve Cloud Microphysic Wojciech Grabowski University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
2008 Use of ARM Measurements of Spectral Zenith Radiance for Better Understanding of 3D Cloud-Radiation Yuri Knyazikhin Boston University
2008 Use of ARM Mobile Facility (AMF) Data to Study Aerosol Indirect Effects in China Zhanqing Li University of Maryland
2008 Use of ARM Mobile Facility (AMF) Data to Study the Aerosol Indirect Effects in China Christian Kummerow Colorado State University
2008 Development of Ensemble Neural Network Convection Parameterizations for Climate Models Using ARM Data Michael Fox-Rabinovitz University of Maryland
2008 Integrated Analyses of Multiple Worldwide Aerosol Mass Spectrometer Datasets for Improved Understand Qi Zhang State University of New York at Albany
2008 Field Measurements of Organic Aerosol Precursors and Air Mass Photochemical Age B. Tom Jobson Washington State University
2008 Aerosol Absorption and Scattering Measurements: Field Measurements and Laboratory Characterizations Nancy Marley University of Arkansas
2008 Retrievals of Cloud Optical Properties and Photon Path Length Distributions Using Existing ARM Data Qilong Min State University of New York at Albany
Fiscal Year Title Principal Investigator Institution
2007 Development, Application and Enhancement of Methods to Retrieve & Parameterize Properties of Precipitation Sergey Matrosov University of Colorado
2007 An Investigation of the Microphysical, Radiative, and Dynamical Properties of Mixed Phase Clouds Matthew Shupe University of Colorado
2007 Natural Radionuclides and Isotopic Signatures for Determining Carbonaceous Aerosol Sources, Aerosol Jeffrey Gaffney University of Arkansas
2007 Effect and Terrestrial and Marine Organic Aerosol on Regional and Global Climate: Model Development Nicholas Meskhidze North Carolina State University
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2006 AMS/DOE Graduate Fellowship Barry Mohan American Meteorological Society
2006 Characterization of 3D Cirrus Cloud and Radiation Fields Using ARM/AIRS/MODIS Data and Its Application Kuo-Nan Liou University of California at Los Angeles
2006 Cloud/Aerosol Parameterizations: Application and Improvement of General Circulation Models Joyce Penner University of Michigan