Research Projects - FY 2011

Fiscal Year Title Principal Investigator Institution
2011 Isolating Weakly and Strongly-Absorbing Classes of Carbonaceous Aerosol: Optical Properties, Abundance and Life Cycle Tami Bond University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2011 Laboratory Experiments and Instrument Intercomparison Studies of Carbonaceous Aerosol Particles Paul Davidovits Boston College
2011 Aging of Organic Aerosol: Cloud and Climate Effects Neil Donahue Carnegie Mellon University
2011 Using ARM Observations to Evaluate Cloud and Convection Parameterizations and Cloud-Convection-Radiation Interactions in the GFDL Atmospheric General Circulation Model Leo Donner National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
2011 Combined High Spectral Resolution Lidar and Millimeter Wavelength Radar Measurement of Ice Crystal Precipitation Edwin W. Eloranta The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System
2011 Lidar Investigations of Aerosol, Cloud, and Boundary Layer Properties Over the ARM Sites Richard Ferrare NASA Langley Research Center
2011 Lidar Investigations of Aerosol, Cloud, and Boundary Layer Properties Over the ARM Sites David D. Turner University of Oklahoma
2011 Laboratory Studies of the Role of Amines in Particles Formation, Growth and Climate Barbara J. Finlayson-Pitts University of California, Irvine
2011 Advancing Models and Evaluation of Cumulus, Climate and Aerosol Interactions Andrew Gettelman University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
2011 Evaluation of New and Proposed Organic Aerosol Sources and Mechanisms Using the Aerosol Modeling Testbed: MILAGRO, CARES, CALNEX, BEACHON, and GVAX Alma Hodzic University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
2011 Characterizing Aerosol Distributions, Types, and Optical and Microphysical Properties using the NASA Airborne High Spectral Resolution Lidar (HSRL) and the Research Scanning Polarimeter (RSP) Chris Hostetler NASA Langley Research Center
2011 Using Statistical Comparisons Between SPARTICUS Cirrus Microphysical Measurements, Detailed Cloud Models, and GCM Cloud Parameterizations to Understand Cirrus and Improve the Parameterizations Eric J. Jensen NASA Ames Research Center
2011 Using Statistical Comparisons Between SPARTICUS Cirrus Microphysical Measurements, Detailed Cloud Models, and GCM Cloud Parameterizations to Understand Cirrus and Improve the Parameterizations Paul Lawson SPEC Incorporated
2011 Improvement of Representation of the Cloud-Aerosol Interaction in Large-Scale Models Alexander Khain The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
2011 Advancing Clouds Life Cycle Representation in Numerical Models Using Innovative Analysis Methods that Bridge ARM Observations and Models Over a Breadth of Scales Pavlos Kollias McGill University
2011 Advancing Cloud Life Cycle Representation in Numerical Models Using Innovative Analysis Method that Bridge ARM Observations Over a Breadth of Scales George Tselioudis Columbia University
2011 Use of ARM Mobile Facility (AMF) Data to Study Aerosol Indirect Effects in China in Comparision with Those in US Zhanqing Li University of Maryland
2011 Development of Cloud and Precipitation Property Retrieval Algorithms and Measurement Simulators from ASR Data Gerald Mace University of Utah
2011 Modeling the Explicit Chemistry of Anthropogenic and Biogenic Organic Aerosols Sasha Madronich University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
2011 Study of Shortwave Spectra in Fully 3D Environment: Synergy Between Scanning Radars and Spectral Radiation Measurements Alexander Marshak NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
2011 Study of Shortwave Spectra in Fully 3D Environment: Synergy Between Scanning Radars and Spectral Radiation Measurements J.-Y. Christine Chiu University of Reading
2011 Process Studies of Climatically Relevant Parts of the Aerosol Life Cycle: Chamber Experiments on the Role of Aqueous-Phase Chemistry in CCN Activity of Secondary Organic Aerosol Scot Martin Harvard College
2011 The Radiative Role of Free Tropospheric Aerosols and Marine Clouds Over the Central North Atlantic Claudio Mazzoleni Michigan Technological University
2011 Collaborative Project: Understanding the Chemical Processes that Affect Growth Rates of Freshly Nucleated Particles Peter McMurry University of Minnesota
2011 Collaborative Project: Understanding the Chemical Processes that Affect Growth Rates of Freshly Nucleated Particles James Smith University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
2011 Retrieving 4D Atmospheric Boundary Layer Structure from Surface Observations and Profiles Over a Single Station Zhaoxia Pu University of Utah
2011 Vertical Microphysical Profiles of Convective Clouds as a Tool for Obtaining Aerosol Cloud-Mediated Climate Forcing Daniel Rosenfeld The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
2011 Simulating the Artic Winter Longwave Indirect Effects: A New Parameterization for Frost Flower Aerosol Salt Emissions Lynn M. Russell Scripps Institution of Oceanography
2011 Use of DOE SGP Radars in Support of ASR Modeling Activities Steven Rutledge Colorado State University
2011 Organic Aerosol Formation: Laboratory Studies to Guide the Development of Comprehensive Formation Mechanisms and Representation in Global Aerosol Models John Seinfeld California Institute of Technology
2011 Laboratory Investigation of Contact Freezing and the Aerosol to Ice Crystal Transformation Process Raymond A. Shaw Michigan Technological University
2011 Investigations of Mixed-Phase Cloud Microphysical, Radiative, and Dynamical Processes Matthew Shupe University of Colorado
2011 Connecting Organic Aerosol Climate-Relevant Properties to Chemical Mechanisms of Sources and Processing Joel A. Thornton University of Washington
2011 Improving Mixed-Phase Cloud Parameterization in Climate Model with the ACRF Measurements Zhien Wang University of Wyoming
2011 Vertical Air Motions Over the Tropical Western Pacific for Validating Cloud Resolving and Regional Models Christopher Williams University of Colorado
2011 Analysis of Data and Development of VAPs from the AMF Azores Deployment to Understand Cloud-Aerosol-Precipitation Interactions in the Cloud-Capped Marine Boundary Layer Robert Wood University of Washington
2011 Collaborative Project: Study of Aerosol Sources and Processing at the GVAX Pantnagar Supersite Douglas R. Worsnop Aerodyne Research, Inc.
2011 Collaborative Project: Study of Aerosol Sources and Processing at the GVAX Pantnagar Supersite Jose-Luis Jimenez University of Colorado, Boulder
2011 Collaborative Project: Study of Aerosol Sources and Processing at the GVAX Pantnagar Supersite Joel A. Thornton University of Washington
2011 Collaborative Project: Study of Aerosol Sources and Processing at the GVAX Pantnagar Supersite Rainer Volkamer University of Colorado, Boulder
2011 Improving Boundary-Layer Turbulence and Cloud Processes in CAM with a Higher-Order Turbulence Closure Scheme and ASR Measurements Kuan-Man Xu NASA Langley Research Center
2011 Collaborative Project: Cloudiness Transitions Within Shallow Marine Clouds Near the Azores Sandra Yuter North Carolina State University
2011 Collaborative Project: Cloudiness Transitions Within Shallow Marine Clouds Near the Azores Simon Paul de Szoeke Oregon State University
2011 Collaborative Project: Cloudiness Transitions Within Shallow Marine Clouds Near the Azores David B. Mechem University of Kansas Center for Research, Inc.
2011 Roles of Shadow Convection in the Cloud Life Cycle in the Tropical Western Pacific Region Chidong Zhang University of Miami
2011 Characterizing Organic Aerosol Processes and Climatically Relevant Properties via Advanced and Integrated Analyses of Aerosol Mass Spectrometry Data Sets from DOE Campaigns and ARM Measurements Qi Zhang University of California, Davis
2011 Development of Integrated ASR Model Forcing Data and Their Applications to Improve CAM Minghua Zhang State University of New York at Stony Brook
2011 Quantifying the Relationship Between Organic Aerosol Composition and Hygroscopicity / CCN Activity Paul Ziemann University of California, Riverside