Session 3 Clouds and their Impacts on the Climate System

Monday, 29 April 2013: 1:45 PM-3:15 PM
South Room (Renaissance Seattle Hotel)
Host: 12th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography
Jennifer Kay, NCAR, Climate and Global Dynamics Division, Boulder, CO

1:45 PM
Juicier Southern Ocean Clouds Over the 21st Century?
Jennifer Kay, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and B. Medeiros, C. M. Bitz, and A. Gettelman
2:00 PM
Underestimation of the greenhouse effect by Polar supercooled water clouds
Penny M. Rowe, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID; and S. P. Neshyba and V. P. Walden
2:15 PM
The intricate role of clouds in the Arctic surface energy budget: A look at the recent Greenland surface melting event
Ralf Bennartz, Madison, WI; and M. Shupe, D. D. Turner, V. Walden, K. Steffen, C. J. Cox, M. S. Kulie, N. Miller, and C. Pettersen
2:30 PM
Impacts of CAM5 Cloud Microphysics on Arctic clouds and radiation
Jason M. English, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and J. Kay and A. Gettelman
2:45 PM
The Cloud, Aerosol Polarization and Backscatter Lidar at Summit, Greenland
Ryan R. Neely III, NCAR, Boulder, Colorado; and M. Hayman, R. Stillwell, J. P. Thayer, R. M. Hardesty, M. O'Neill, M. Shupe, and C. Alvarez
3:00 PM
Arctic cloud-driven mixed layers and surface coupling state
Matthew Shupe, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/ESRL/PSD, Boulder, CO; and P. O. G. Persson and A. Solomon
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