87th AMS Annual Meeting

Session 6: Impacts of Aerosols on Weather and Climate

Thursday, 18 January 2007: 1:30 PM-5:45 PM
214D (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
  1:30 PM
Aerosol-Climate Research: The Kaufman-MODIS Era
V. Ramanathan, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, San Diego, CA

  2:00 PM
Wind and water supply reduction by aerosol particles
Mark Z. Jacobson, Stanford University, Stanford, CA; and Y. J. Kaufman

  2:15 PM
The impacts of aerosols on Asian summer monsoon rainfall and circulation
Kyu-Myong Kim, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Greenbelt, MD; and W. K. M. Lau

  2:30 PM
"Weekend effect" for precipitation over eastern U.S.: Evidence for midweek intensification by pollution and historical evolution
Thomas L. Bell, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and K. M. Kim, D. Rosenfeld, J. M. Yoo, M. I. Lee, and M. Hahnenberger

  3:00 PM
Coffee Break

  3:30 PM
MODIS aerosol observations used to constrain dust distributions and lifecycle in the NASA GEOS-5 model
Peter R. Colarco, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and E. Nowottnick and A. Da Silva

  3:45 PM
How 3D science can help to correctly interpret satellite data on aerosol-cloud interaction
Alexander Marshak, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and G. Wen, T. Varnai, and R. F. Cahalan

  4:00 PM
Possibilities and Limitations of Current-Generation Satellite Aerosol Passive Remote Sensing, and Hopes for the Future
Ralph A. Kahn, JPL/Caltech, Pasadena, CA; and J. Martonchik, D. Diner, B. Gaitley, M. Garay, O. Kalashnikova, D. Nelson, K. Yau, and T. M. Team

  4:15 PM
Urban Aerosol Impact on Surface Energy and Hydrologic Cycles
Menglin Jin, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA; and J. M. Shepherd

  4:30 PM
Stratocumulus sensitivity to aerosols and dynamics
Guillaume Mauger, JISAO/Univ. of Washington, WA; and J. R. Norris

Poster PDF (357.6 kB)
  4:45 PM
An aerosol climatology from MODIS observations and products
Lorraine A. Remer, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and R. Kleidman and Y. Kaufman

  5:00 PM
Remote sensing of the aerosol-cloud boundary
Jens Redemann, Bay Area Environmental Research Institute, Ventura, CA; and Q. Zhang, P. B. Russell, P. Pilewskie, J. Livingston, B. Schmid, L. A. Remer, and R. A. Kahn

  5:15 PM
Aerosol retrievals using airborne lidar and MODIS measurements
Richard A. Ferrare, NASA/LaRC, Hampton, VA; and E. V. Browell, Y. Kaufman, J. F. Leon, M. Chin, C. Butler, V. G. Brackett, S. Burton, G. Chen, A. Clarke, P. B. Russell, J. Redemann, and L. A. Remer

Poster PDF (412.0 kB)
  5:30 PM
The Impact of Aerosols on the Color and Brightness of the Sun and Sky
Stanley David Gedzelman, The City College of New York, New York, NY

Poster PDF (89.1 kB)