Investigators who use Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Climate Research Facility data are major contributors to atmospheric research aimed toward improvements to regional and global climate models, publishing about 150 journal articles each year. Members of the ARM Facility prepare other documents to help guide the direction of the Facility and track progress. These publications include planning documents, status reports, and conference presentations.

ARM also develops public information materials to communicate the purpose and objectives of the program to general audiences, as well as educational outreach materials for classrooms and communities.

Featured Publications

Testbed Workshop to Improve Climate Models
Jun 02, 2014       
A primary goal of DOE’s Climate and Environmental Sciences Division (CESD) is to expand the predictive ability of regional and global climate models (GCMs). As climate models are developed, testbeds are one set of tools used to understand, evaluate, and identify areas of improvement. A recently completed report summarizes the results of a DOE [...]

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Recent Publications

October 22, 2014

Turner DD, V Wulfmeyer, LK Berg, and JH Schween. 2014. "Water vapor turbulence profiles in stationary continental convective mixed layers." Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres, 119, doi:10.1002/2014JD022202.

Turner DD, RA Ferrare, V Wulfmeyer, and AJ Scarino. 2014. "Aircraft evaluation of ground-based Raman lidar water vapor turbulence profiles in convective mixed layers." Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 31, 10.1175/JTECH-D-13-00075-1.

Van Tricht K, IV Gorodetskaya, S Lhermitte, DD Turner, JH Schween, and N van Lipzig. 2014. "An improved algorithm for polar cloud-base detection by ceilometer over the ice sheets." Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 7, doi:10.5194/amt-7-1153-2014.

Marin JC, D Pozo, EJ Mlawer, DD Turner, and M Cure. 2013. "Dynamics of local circulations in mountainous terrain during the RHUBC-II project." Monthly Weather Review, 141(10), doi:10.1175/MWR-D-12-00245.1.

Newsom RK, DD Turner, and J Goldsmith. 2013. "Long-term evaluation of temperature profiles measured by an operational Raman lidar." Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 30(8), doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-12-00138.1.

October 13, 2014

Xie S, Y Zhang, SE Giangrande, MP Jensen, R McCoy, and M Zhang. 2014. "Interactions between cumulus convection and its environment as revealed by the MC3E sounding array." Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres, , . ONLINE.

October 05, 2014

Borque P, P Kollias, and S Giangrande. 2014. "First observations of tracking clouds using scanning ARM cloud radars." Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, , . ONLINE.

October 02, 2014

Kassianov E, J Barnard, M Pekour, L Berg, J Shilling, C Flynn, F Mei, and A Jefferson. 2014. "Simultaneous retrieval of effective refractive index and density from size distribution and light scattering data: Weakly absorbing aerosol." Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 7, doi:10.5194/amt-7-3247-2014.

Kassianov E, J Barnard, C Flynn, L Riihimaki, J Michalsky, and G Hodges. 2014. "Areal-averaged spectral surface albedo from ground-based transmission data alone: Toward an operational retrieval." Atmosphere, 5(3), doi:10.3390/atmos5030597.

October 01, 2014

Dong X, B Xi, and P Wu. 2014. "Investigation of the diurnal variation of marine boundary layer cloud microphysical properties at the Azores." Journal of Climate, , . ONLINE.

September 30, 2014

Shpund J, JA Zhang, M Pinksy, and A Khain. 2014. "Microphysical structure of the marine boundary layer under strong wind and sea spray formation as seen from a 2D explicit microphysical model. Part III: Parameterization of height-dependent droplet size distribution." Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 71(6),

September 26, 2014

Xi B, P Minnis, and S Sun-Mack. 2014. "Comparison of marine boundary layer cloud properties from CERES-MODIS edition 4 and DOE ARM AMF measurements at the Azores." Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres, 119, doi:10.1002/2014JD021813.

September 24, 2014

Kulkarni G, C Sanders, K Zhang, X Liu, and C Zhao. 2014. "Ice nucleation of bare and sulfuric acid-coated mineral dust particles and implication for cloud properties." Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres, 119(16), doi:10.1002/2014JD021567.

Phillips VT, A Khain, N Benmoshe, and E Ilotoviz. 2014. "Theory of time-dependent freezing. I: Description of scheme for wet growth of hail." Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, , doi:10.1175/JAS-D-13-0375.1. ONLINE.

Phillips VT, A Khain, N Benmoshe, E Ilotoviz, and A Ryzhkov. 2014. "Theory of time-dependent freezing. II: Scheme for freezing raindrops and simulations by a cloud model with spectral bin microphysics." Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, , . ONLINE.

September 20, 2014

Chiu JC, JA Holmes, RJ Hogan, and EJ O'Connor. 2014. "The interdependence of continental warm cloud properties derived from unexploited solar background signals in ground-based lidar measurements." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 14, doi:10.5194/acp-14-8389-2014.

September 12, 2014

Ghate VP, MA Miller, BA Albrecht, and CW Fairall. 2014. "Thermodynamic and radiative structure of stratocumulus topped boundary layers." Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, , . ACCEPTED.

To see all publications, please go to the Publications Database.