Session 8A Precipitation and cloud microphysics—II

Tuesday, 27 September 2011: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Monongahela Room (William Penn Hotel)
Host: 35th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Michael P. Jensen, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Environmental Science Department / Atmospheric Sciences Division, Upton, NY

10:30 AM
Profiler retrieved DSD evolution in the tropics and mid-latitudes
Bronwyn K. Dolman, ATRAD Pty Ltd., Thebarton, SA, Australia; and I. M. Reid, P. T. May, and R. A. Vincent
10:45 AM
Spatial structure of the raindrop size distribution at small scale
Joël Jaffrain, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland; and A. Berne
11:00 AM
Cold-season precipitation bands—radar structure and particle growth mechanisms
David M. Plummer, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and G. McFarquhar, R. M. Rauber, B. F. Jewett, K. R. Knupp, and D. Leon
11:15 AM
Investigating ice initiation in tropical cumulus using airborne polarimetric radar and lidar: preliminary results from ICE-T
David Leon, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY; and S. Lasher-Trapp, J. French, J. Snider, Z. Wang, and G. Sever

11:30 AM
Drop shapes versus fall velocities in rain: 2 contrasting examples
Merhala Thurai, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and V. N. Bringi, W. A. Petersen, L. D. Carey, P. N. Gatlin, and A. Tokay
11:45 AM
Quantification of errors in polarimetric radar variables simulated from bulk microphysics parameterizations
Matthew R. Kumjian, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK ; and A. V. Ryzhkov, S. M. Ganson, and A. Khain
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