Research Projects - FY 2009


Fiscal Year Title Principal Investigator Institution
2009 High Latitude Climate Modeling: ARM Takes us Beyond Case Studies Lynn Russell Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California at San Diego
2009 Collaborative Research: Using ARM Observations and Advanced Statistical Techniques to Evaluate CAM3 Richard C. Somerville Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California at San Diego
2009 Improving Convection Parameterization Using ARM Observations and NCAR Community Atmosphere Model Guang Zhang Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California at San Diego
2009 Ice Nuclei Relation to Aerosol Properties in Mixed-Phase Clouds: Data Analysis and Model Parameterizations Anthony Prenni Colorado State University
2009 Challenges for Cumulus Parameterization in a Model with O(20 to 50)km Grid Spacing David Randall Colorado State University
2009 Cloud Droplet Number Closure Study Based on ISDAC Observational Data Peter Liu Environment Canada
2009 ARM Observations for the Development and Evaluation of Models and Parameterizations of Cloudy Boundary Layer Ping Zhu Florida International University
2009 Assessment of the Indirect and Semi-Direct Aerosol Effects During ISDAC Through Integrated Observational and Modeling Studies Zafer Boybeyi George Mason University
2009 Study of Mechanisms of Aerosol Indirect Effects on Glaciated Clouds Vaughan Phillips University of Hawaii
2009 Improve the Representation of Convection-PBL Interactions in Two Global GCMs (CAM and ECHAM) Joshua Fu University of Hawaii
2009 Improved Representations of Cloud Microphysics for Model and Remote Sensing Evaluation Using Data Collected During ISDAC and TWP-ICE Greg McFarquhar University of Illinois
2009 Collaborative Research: ARM Observations for the Development and Evaluation of Models and Parameterizations Bruce Albrecht University of Miami
2009 Parameterizing Convective Organization Brian Mapes Monash University
2009 The Relationship Between Large-Scale and Convective States in the Tropics—Towards an Improved Representation of Convection in Large-scale Models Christian Jakob Monash University
2009 Use of ARM Observations and Numerical Models to Determine Radiative and Latent Heating Profiles of Mesoscale Convective Systems for General Circulation Models Wei-Kuo Tao National Aeronautics & Space Administration
2009 Evaluation and Improvement of Cloud and Convective Parameterizations from Analyses of ARM Observations Anthony Del Genio National Aeronautics & Space Administration
2009 Using ARM Observations to Evaluate GCM Cloud Statistics for Development of Stochastic Cloud-Radiation Samuel Shen San Diego State University
2009 Radiative Heating Associated with Tropical Convective Cloud Systems: Its Importance at Meso and Global Scales Courtney Schumacher Texas A&M Research Foundation
2009 Radiative Energy Balance in the Tropical Tropopause Layer: An Investigation with ARM Data Qiang Fu University of Washington
2009 Atmospheric Classification for the Analysis of ARM Observations and Global Climate Models Roger Marchand University of Washington
2009 Use of ARM Observations and Numerical Models to Determine Radiative and Latent Heating Profiles of Mesoscale Convective Systems for General Circulation Models Robert Houze University of Washington
2009 Evaluating and Improving Cloud Processes in the Multi-Scale Modeling Framework Thomas Ackerman University of Washington
2009 Integrated Analyses of Multiple Worldwide Aerosol Mass Spectrometer Data Sets for Improved Understanding of Aerosol Sources and Processes and for Comparison of Global Models Qi Zhang University of California at Davis
2009 AMS/DOE Graduate Fellowship Barry Mohan American Meteorological Society
2009 Radiative Transfer for Clear and Cloudy Atmospheres: Spectral Modeling and Validation Eli Mlawer Atmospheric & Environmental Research
2009 Application of Improved Radiation Modeling to General Circulation Models Michael Iacono Atmospheric & Environmental Research
2009 Use of ARM Measurements of Spectral Zenith Radiance for Better Understanding of 3D Cloud-Radiation Processes and Aerosol-Cloud Interaction Yuri Knyazikhin Boston University
2009 Characterization of 3D Cirrus Cloud and Radiation Fields Using ARM/AIRS/MODIS Data and Its Applications Kuo-Nan Liou University of California at Los Angeles
2009 Use of ARM Mobile Facility (AMF) Data to Study the Aerosol Indirect Effects in China Christian Kummerow Colorado State University
2009 Development, Application & Enhancement of Methods to Retrieve & Parameterize Properties of Precipitation Sergey Matrosov University of Colorado
2009 An Investigation of the Microphysical, Radiative, and Dynamical Properties of Mixed Phase Clouds Matthew Shupe University of Colorado
2009 Improving the Representation of Ice Sedimentation Rates in Global Climate Models David Mitchell Desert Research Institute
2009 Cloud Fraction and Ice Crystal Number Concentration Parameterizations for Ice and Mixed Phase Clouds, and Their Application for Climate/Cloud Studies with a Focus on the Aerosol Indirect Effect Ismail Gultepe Environment Canada
2009 3D Atmospheric Radiative Transfer for Cloud System-Resolving Models Howard Barker Environment Canada
2009 Development of a New Parameterization of Shallow Convection in the ECMWF Model Martin Miller European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts
2009 Using ARM Observations to Evaluate and Improve Wave-Convection Interactions in Global Climate Models Zhiming Kuang Harvard College
2009 Understanding and Improving CRM and GCM Simulations of Cloud Systems with ARM Observations Xiaoqing Wu Iowa State University
2009 Parameterization and Analysis of 3D Solar Radiative Transfer in Clouds Tamas Varnai University of Maryland
2009 Atmosphere-Land-Surface Interaction Over the Southern Great Plains: Diagnosis of Mechanisms from SGP Sumant Nigam University of Maryland
2009 Development of Ensemble Neural Network Convection Parameterizations for Climate Models Using ARM Data Michael Fox-Rabinovitz University of Maryland
2009 Use of ARM Mobile Facility (AMF) Data to Study Aerosol Indirect Effects in China Zhanqing Li University of Maryland
2009 Use of ARM Measurements of Spectral Zenith Radiance for Better Understanding of 3D Cloud-Radiation Processes and Aerosol-Cloud Interaction Jui-Yuan Chiu University of Maryland
2009 Interfacing ARM Observations with Models Using New Tools and Methods Pavlos Kollias Mcgill University
2009 Cloud/Aerosol Parameterizations: Application and Improvement of General Circulation Models Joyce Penner University of Michigan
2009 Arctic Stratus and Tropical Deep Convection: Integrating Measurements and Simulations Ann Fridlind National Aeronautics & Space Administration
2009 Evaluating Global Aerosol Models and Aerosol and Water Vapor Properties Near Clouds Richard Ferrare National Aeronautics & Space Administration
2009 Use of ARM Measurements of Spectral Zenith Radiance for Better Understanding of 3D Cloud-Radiation Processes and Aerosol-Cloud Interaction Patrick Minnis National Aeronautics & Space Administration
2009 Using ARM Observations to Evaluate Cloud & Convection Parameterizations & Cloud-Convection-Radiation V. Ramaswamy National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
2009 The Radiative Properties of Small Clouds: Multi-Scale Observations and Modeling Graham Feingold National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
2009 Retrievals of Cloud Optical Properties and Photon Path Length Distributions Using Existing ARM Data Qilong Min State University of New York at Albany
2009 Development of Integrated ARM Data Sets and Their Application to Improve Climate Models Minghua Zhang State University of New York at Stony Brook
2009 Scientific Guidance, Research, and Educational Outreach for the ARM Climate Research Facility Peter Lamb University of Oklahoma
2009 Scientific Guidance, Research, and Educational Outreach for the ARM Climate Research Facility Eli Mlawer Atmospheric & Environmental Research
2009 North Slope Site Scientist Team Johannes Verlinde Pennsylvania State University
2009 Site Science for the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Mobile Facility Mark Miller State University of New York at Rutgers
2009 Using Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Observations to Validate and Improve Cloud Microphysics Wojciech Grabowski University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
2009 Study of Multi-Scale Cloud Processes Over the Tropical Western Pacific Using Cloud Resolving Models Steven Krueger University of Utah
2009 Validation of Model Simulations of Anvil Cirrus Properties During TWP-ICE Edward Zipser University of Utah
2009 The Coupling between the Large Scale Atmospheric State and Cloud Properties: A Continuing Investigation with ARM Data Gerald Mace University of Utah
2009 Evaluating Radiative Closure in the Middle-to-Upper Troposphere David Turner University of Wisconsin
2009 Evaluating Global Aerosol Models and Aerosol and Water Vapor Properties Near Clouds David Turner University of Wisconsin
2009 Chief Scientist for Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Aerial Vehicle Program (AAVP) Greg McFarquhar University of Illinois
2009 Center for Collaborative Adaptive Sensing of the Atmosphere (CASA) Stephan Nelson National Science Foundation
2009 Natural Radionuclides and Isotopic Signatures for Determining Carbonaceous Aerosol Sources Jeffrey Gaffney University of Arkansas
2009 Aerosol Absorption and Scattering Measurements: Field Measurements and Laboratory Characterizations Nancy Marley University of Arkansas
2009 Laboratory Experiments and Instrument Development for the Study of Atmospheric Aerosols Paul Davidovits Trustees of Boston College
2009 Mechanisms of Formation of Secondary Organic Aerosols and Implications for Global Radiative Forcing John Seinfeld California Institute of Technology
2009 Process Models of the Equilibrium Size and State of Organic/Inorganic Aerosols for the Development of Large Scale Atmospheric Models and the Analysis of Field Data Anthony Wexler University of California at Davis
2009 Formation of Secondary Organic Aerosols (SOA) via Nitrate Ion Photochemistry In and On Particles Barbara Finlayson-Pitts University of California at Irvine
2009 Optical Properties and Mass Measurements of Representative Aerosols Suzanne Paulson University of California at Los Angeles
2009 Hygroscopicity and CCN Activity of Secondary and Processed Primary Organic Aerosols Paul Ziemann University of California at Riverside
2009 A Study of Cloud Processing of Organic Aerosols Using Models and CHAPS Data Barbara Ervens University of Colorado
2009 Act as NARSTO Management Coordinator and Conduct Research in Support of NARSTO William Pennell Columbia Research and Education Associates, LLC
2009 Laboratory Studies of the Reactive Chemistry and Changing CCN Properties of Secondary Organic Aerosol Scot Martin Harvard College
2009 Optical Properties of Moderately-Absorbing Organic and Mixed Organic/Inorganic Particles at Very High Humidities Tami Bond University of Illinois
2009 Growth Rates of Freshly Nucleated Particles Peter McMurry University of Minnesota
2009 Mechanisms of Formation of Secondary Organic Aerosols and Implications for Global Radiative Forcing Chris Hostetler National Aeronautics and Space Administration
2009 Effect and Terrestrial and Marine Organic Aerosol on Regional and Global Climate: Model Development Nicholas Meskhidze North Carolina State University
2009 Northeastern Regional Center of the National Institute for Climatic Change Research Kenneth Davis Pennsylvania State University
2009 Secondary Organic Aerosols: Detailed Modeling and Comparison with MILAGRO Observations Sasha Madronich University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
2009 Field Measurements of Organic Aerosol Precursors and Air Mass Photochemical Age B. Tom Jobson Washington State University