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

Session 8A Satellite-Based Algorithm Developments, Products, Applications and Validations 1 : Cloud and Aerosol Properties, Physics and Climatologies

Wednesday, 25 January 2012: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room 257 (New Orleans Convention Center )
Host: 18th Conference on Satellite Meteorology, Oceanography and Climatology/ First Joint AMS-Asia Satellite Meteorology Conference
Cochairs:  Ping Yang, Texas A&M Univerisity and Steven D. Miller, CIRA/Colorado State Univ.
  8:30 AM
Robert Holz: MODIS optical thickness bias
Toward An Optimal Algorithm for Retrieving Cloud Properties Over Snow and Ice Covered Surfaces

  8:45 AM

  9:00 AM
Temperature-Dependent Microwave Optical Properties of Nonspherical Ice Particles
Lei Bi, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and P. Yang

  9:15 AM
  9:45 AM
An Overview of a Northern Hemisphere Contrail Climatology Derived From MODIS Measurements
David P. Duda, SSAI, Hampton, VA; and R. Palikonda, K. Khlopenkov, T. L. Chee, S. T. Bedka, and P. Minnis