ATM S 591 Schedule and Readings

DateLiterature readingNotes
March 30th (Mon)Introductions. Objectives. Primer on Aerosol-Cloud-Climate Interactions Introduction to ATMS 591 slides
April 1st (Wed)Twomey, S., 1977: The Influence of Pollution on the Shortwave Albedo of Clouds. J. Atmos. Sci., 34 (7): 1149–52. Notes on Twomey (1977) Seinfeld and Pandis (P1078-1086) has a useful short chapter on aerosol indirect effects that introduces the concept of albedo susceptibility.
April 6th (Mon)Albrecht, B. A., 1989: Aerosols, Cloud Microphysics, and Fractional Cloudiness. Science, 245, 1227–30.
Notes on Albrecht (1989)
April 8th (Wed)No class
April 13th (Mon)Ramanathan, V. Aerosols, Climate, and the Hydrological Cycle. Science 294, no. 5549 (December 7, 2001): 2119–24. doi:10.1126/science.1064034.
April 15th (Wed)Nakajima, T., A. Higurashi, K. Kawamoto, and J. E. Penner, 2001: A Possible Correlation between Satellite-Derived Cloud and Aerosol Microphysical Parameters. Geophysical Research Letters 28, no. 7 (April 1, 2001): 1171–74. Notes on Nakajima et al. (2001)
April 20th (Mon)Lebsock, Matthew D., Graeme L. Stephens, and Christian Kummerow, 2008: Multisensor Satellite Observations of Aerosol Effects on Warm Clouds. Journal of Geophysical Research 113, no. D15.
Notes on Lebsock et al. (2008)
April 22nd (Wed)Ackerman, A. S., M. P. Kirkpatrick, D. E. Stevens, and O. B. Toon, 2004: The Impact of Humidity above Stratiform Clouds on Indirect Aerosol Climate Forcing.Nature 432, 1014-17. Notes on Ackerman et al. (2004)
April 27th (Mon)Bretherton, C. S., P. N. Blossey, and J. Uchida, 2007: Cloud Droplet Sedimentation, Entrainment Efficiency, and Subtropical Stratocumulus Albedo. Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, doi:10.1029/2006GL027648. Notes on Bretherton et al. (2007)
April 29th (Wed)No class
May 4th (Mon)Heymsfield, A. J., P. C. Kennedy, S. Massie, C. Schmitt, Z. Wang, S. Haimov, and A. Rangno, 2009:Aircraft-Induced Hole Punch and Canal Clouds: Inadvertent Cloud Seeding. Bull. Amer. Meteorol. Soc. 91, 753–66. Notes on Heymsfield et al. (2010)
May 6th (Wed)Andreae, Meinrat O., Chris D. Jones, and Peter M. Cox, 2005: Strong Present-Day Aerosol Cooling Implies a Hot Future. Nature, 435, 1187–90.

Kiehl, Jeffrey T, 2007: Twentieth Century Climate Model Response and Climate Sensitivity. Geophysical Research Letters 34, 22
Notes on Andreae (2005) and Kiehl (2007)
May 11th (Mon)McFiggans, G., P. Artaxo, U. Baltensperger, H. Coe, M. C. Facchini, G. Feingold, S. Fuzzi, et al., 2006. The Effect of Physical and Chemical Aerosol Properties on Warm Cloud Droplet Activation. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 6, no. 9 (July 5, 2006): 2593–2649. doi:10.5194/acp-6-2593-2006.
Notes on McFiggans et al. (2006)
May 13th (Wed)Jones, A., D. L. Roberts, and A. Slingo, 1994: A Climate Model Study of Indirect Radiative Forcing by Anthropogenic Sulphate Aerosols.Nature, 370, 450–53. Notes on Jones et al. (1994)
May 18th (Mon)Hoose, C., Lohmann, U., Bennartz, R., Croft, B., and Lesins, G., 2008: Global simulations of aerosol processing in clouds, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8, 6939-6963. Notes on Hoose et al. (2006)
May 20th (Wed)Stevens and Feingold, 2009: Untangling Aerosol Effects on Clouds and Precipitation in a Buffered System. Nature, 461, 607–13. Notes on Stevens and Feingold (2009)
May 25th (Mon)NO CLASS (Memorial day)
May 27th (Mon)IPCC 2013, Chapter 7 Notes on IPCC Chapter 7, Part 1
June 1st (Mon)IPCC 2013, Chapter 7 Notes on IPCC Chapter 7, Part 2
June 3rd (Wed)Presentations

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