92nd American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting (January 22-26, 2012)

Session 1 Aerosol, Precipitation, and Cloud Properties—I

Tuesday, 24 January 2012: 8:30 AM-9:45 AM
Room 244 (New Orleans Convention Center )
Host: Fourth Symposium on Aerosol-Cloud-Climate Interactions
Cochairs:  B. A. Albrecht, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS and Nicole Mölders, Geophysical Institute, UAF
  8:30 AM
Field Test of the Initiation of Drizzle in Marine Stratocumulus Clouds by Giant Cloud Condensation Nuclei
Bruce Albrecht, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Miami, FL; and H. Jonsson, E. Jung, A. Sorooshian, A. Metcalf, and S. Song
  8:45 AM
Investigating the Impact of Alaskan Fire Emissions on Convective Systems Over the Eastern U.S. in Regional Simulations Driven by a GCM with Explicit Embedded Convection
Zhan Zhao, SIO/Univ. Of California, La Jolla, CA; and G. kooperman, M. S. Pritchard, L. M. Russell, and R. C. J. Somerville

  9:00 AM
Satellite Observations of Cloud Modification by Controlled Aerosol Release in the Eastern-Pacific Emitted Aerosol Cloud Experiment (E-PEACE)
Johannes Muelmenstaedt, SIO/Univ. Of California, San Diego, CA; and L. Ahlm, L. M. Russell, B. A. Albrecht, A. Sorooshian, and J. H. Seinfeld
  9:15 AM
The Impact of Aerosols on Fog Formation and Energy Budget in the California Central Valley
Hsiang-He Lee, University of California, Davis, CA; and S. H. Chen, M. J. Kleeman, and S. DeNero

  9:30 AM
Quantifying the Effects of Local Psd on Localised Urban Precipitation Events Using a Cloud-Resolving Mesoscale Model
Nathan Hosannah, City University of New York, New York, NY; and J. E. Gonzalez and D. E. Comarazamy