Session 5 Recent Developments in Understanding Natural Cloud Processes and Aerosol–Cloud Interactions Relevant to Weather Modification

Wednesday, 10 January 2018: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room 16AB (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 21st Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification
Sarah Tessendorf, NCAR, Boulder, CO

10:30 AM
Aircraft Observations of Cumulus Microphysics Ranging from the Tropics to Midlatitudes: Implications for a “New” Secondary Ice Process
R. Paul Lawson, Stratton Park Engineering Company Inc., Boulder, CO; and C. gurganus, S. Woods, and R. Bruintjes
11:00 AM
A Study of Hygroscopic Seeding Agents: Characterization of Relevant CCN Ability and MRI Cloud Chamber Experiments
Takuya Tajiri, MRI, Tsukuba, Japan; and T. H. Kuo, N. Orikasa, Y. Zaizen, and M. Murakami
11:15 AM
Optimization of Aerosol Seeding in Rain Enhancement Strategies (OASIS)
Hannele Korhonen, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland; and H. Lihavainen, S. Romakkaniemi, S. Niemelä, H. Vehkamäki, and M. Dal Maso

11:30 AM
Using Model Analysis and Satellite Data to Assess Seedable Clouds and Precipitation over the UAE Region
Niranjan Kondapalli, Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, Univ. of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan; and K. Suzuki and J. Uchida
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