CLDMICROPROP-22

 

cldmicroprop-22: In-Situ Microphysics from the MPACE IOP Type: PI Product

Best estimates of the size distributions of supercooled water droplets and ice crystals for mixed-phase clouds measured during M-PACE for spiral ascents/descents over Barrow and Oliktok Point, and for ramped ascents/descents between Barrow and Oliktok Point. Our best estimates of the bulk microphysical properties such as ice water content (IWC), liquid water content (LWC), effective radius of ice crystals defined following Fu (1996) (rei), effective radius of supercooled water droplets (rew), total ice crystal number concentration (Ni), total water droplet number concentration (Nw) and total condensed water content (CWC), are also provided. The quantities were derived from the FSSP, 1DC, 2DC, HVPS and the CVI. Note HVPS data are only available after 10 Oct 2004 and some procedures have been developed to account for the missing data.

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Content time range 5 October 2004 - 12 October 2004

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2013

Verlinde J, MP Rambukkange, EE Clothiaux, GM McFarquhar, and EW Eloranta. 2013. "Arctic multilayered, mixed-phase cloud processes revealed in millimeter-wave cloud radar Doppler spectra." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 118(23), 10.1002/2013JD020183.

McFarquhar GM, J Um, and R Jackson. 2013. "Small Cloud Particle Shapes in Mixed-Phase Clouds." Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 52(5), 10.1175/JAMC-D-12-0114.1.

2012

Jackson RC, GM McFarquhar, AV Korolev, ME Earle, PS Liu, RP Lawson, S Brooks, M Wolde, A Laskin, and M Freer. 2012. "The dependence of ice microphysics on aerosol concentration in arctic mixed-phase stratus clouds during ISDAC and M-PACE." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 117(D15), D15207, 10.1029/2012JD017668.

2009

Solomon A, H Morrison, O Persson, MD Shupe, and JW Bao. 2009. "Investigation of Microphysical Parameterizations of Snow and Ice in Arctic Clouds during M-PACE through Model–Observation Comparisons." Monthly Weather Review, 137(9), 10.1175/2009MWR2688.1.

van Diedenhoven B, AM Fridlind, AS Ackerman, EW Eloranta, and GM McFarquhar. 2009. "An evaluation of ice formation in large-eddy simulations of supercooled Arctic stratocumulus using ground-based lidar and cloud radar." Journal of Geophysical Research, 114(D10), 10.1029/2008JD011198.

Fan J, M Ovtchinnikov, JM Comstock, SA McFarlane, and A Khain. 2009. "Ice formation in Arctic mixed-phase clouds: Insights from a 3-D cloud-resolving model with size-resolved aerosol and cloud microphysics." Journal of Geophysical Research, 114(D4), D04205, 10.1029/2008JD010782.

2008

Kim B, MA Miller, SE Schwartz, Y Liu, and Q Min. 2008. "The role of adiabaticity in the aerosol first indirect effect." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 113(D5), 10.1029/2007JD008961.

2007

Fridlind AM, AS Ackerman, G McFarquhar, G Zhang, MR Poellot, PJ DeMott, AJ Prenni, and AJ Heymsfield. 2007. "Ice properties of single-layer stratocumulus during the Mixed-Phase Arctic Cloud Experiment (M-PACE): Part II, Model results." Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres, 112, doi:10.1029/2007JD008646.


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