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BNL Regional Climate Capabilities & Interests Atmospheric Sciences Division. Impact Models with Observations (ARM, ASP) Process studies Parameterization development Model constraints & validation Regional climate modeling (NY Blue) Modeling  ~ Scales we can observe

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Bnl regional climate capabilities interests atmospheric sciences division

BNL Regional Climate

Capabilities & Interests

Atmospheric Sciences Division

  • Impact Models with Observations (ARM, ASP)

    • Process studies

    • Parameterization development

    • Model constraints & validation

  • Regional climate modeling (NY Blue)

    • Modeling  ~ Scales we can observe

    • Assess fidelity of the regional simulation


Bnl regional climate capabilities interests atmospheric sciences division

BNL Process Study Platforms

In Situ - Aircraft

Aerosol properties

Cloud microphysics

Radar - Cloud & Precipitation

Cloud phase (spectral processing)

Microphysical retrievals

Satellite - Geostationary

Cloud life cycle

Cloud type & regimes


Bnl regional climate capabilities interests atmospheric sciences division

Cloud Microphysical Studies

Liu, McGraw, Daum, Guo

  • Develop microphysical basis for improving

  • parameterizations in order to reduce

  • uncertainty in climate models

  • Dispersion Effect

  • Kinetic potential theory of drizzle formation

  • Generalization of autoconversion

    • parameterization


Bnl regional climate capabilities interests atmospheric sciences division

Cloud & Precipitation Radar Studies

Jensen, Luke, Johnson, Kollias, Huang

ARM MMCR (vertical pencil beam statistics)

ARSCL

Microbase (& Merged sounding)

Scanning Radar (LES domain/GCM gridbox)

C-Pol

X-Band (CASA)

Cloud Tomography


Bnl regional climate capabilities interests atmospheric sciences division

Satellite Synergistic Studies

Vogelmann, Jensen, Luke


Bnl regional climate capabilities interests atmospheric sciences division

Satellite Synergistic Studies

Vogelmann, Jensen, Luke


Bnl regional climate capabilities interests atmospheric sciences division

Forward-looking Comments

  • ANN Satellite Emulator for WRF

    • Part of diagnostic package (?)

  • Monitor Program Developments

    • ARM  3D (?)

    • DOE  Regional climate change (?)

  • Current Efforts (mostly leveraged w/ ARM, ASP)

    • LDRD – Tropical convection, aerosol & climate

    • BNL/SBU Team ~ 1FTE

    • WRF & WRF/Chem

    • Marine BL Cloud AIE – Guo/Liu

    • SciDAC – McGraw (QMOM)


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