JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017

Session information

[EE] Oral

A (Atmospheric and Hydrospheric Sciences) » A-AS Atmospheric Sciences, Meteorology & Atmospheric Environment

[A-AS08] [EE] Towards integrated understandings of cloud and precipitation processes

Tue. May 23, 2017 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM A09 (Tokyo Bay Makuhari Hall)

convener:Kentaroh Suzuki(Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, University of Tokyo), Yukari Takayabu(Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, the University of Tokyo), Nagio Hirota(University of Tokyo), Tomoki Miyakawa(Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute University of Tokyo), Chairperson:Kentaroh Suzuki(Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, University of Tokyo)

Clouds and precipitation are among the largest uncertainties in weather predictions and climate projections. To overcome this difficulty, substantial progresses are required in understandings of cloud and precipitation processes and their interactions with large-scale environment. Such progresses, however, have been hampered by historical separation of the science community into two, namely, one for clouds and the other for precipitation, despite the fact that clouds and precipitation are inseparable phenomena. This session aims to integrate various studies of clouds and precipitation across the two communities over different spatial and temporal scales. A particular focus is placed on better understandings of fundamental processes governing the cloud and precipitation phenomena and their multi-scale interactions with environment through dynamical, thermodynamical and radiative processes. A wide variety of studies with theoretical, modeling and observational approaches are solicited in this session to seek a novel way for combining different methodologies to obtain unified, holistic understandings of the cloud and precipitation systems. The solicited area of research includes but is not limited to cloud microphysics, cloud-radiation interaction, convection dynamics, meso-scale phenomena and various multi-scale interactions including tropical aggregation of clouds, by means of a breadth of approaches encompassing in-situ and satellite observations, theoretical process studies and numerical modeling. Through discussion of presented papers, the session is also intended to enhance collaborations among different disciplines and communities for substantially advancing our understandings of cloud and precipitation processes.

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

*Hui Su1, Jonathan H. Jiang1, J. David Neelin2, T. Janice Shen1, Chengxing Zhai1, Qing Yue1, Zhien Wang3, Lei Huang4, Yong-Sang Choi5, Graeme Stephens1, Yuk L. Yung6 (1.Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, 2.University of California, Los Angeles, 3.University of Wyoming, 4.Joint Institute for Regional Earth System Science and Engineering, UCLA, 5.Ewha Womans University, 6.California Institute of Technology)

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

*Xianwen Jing1, Kentaroh Suzuki1, Daisuke Goto2, Tomo’o Ogura2, Tsuyoshi Koshiro3, Huan Guo4 (1.Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, University of Tokyo, 2.National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan, 3.Meteorological Research Institute, Japan Meteorological Agency, Tsukuba, Japan, 4.UCAR CPAESS, NOAA Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA)

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

*Hanii Takahashi1,2, Matthew Lebsock2, Kentaroh Suzuki3, Graeme Stephens2,4, Minghuai Wang5,6 (1.Joint Institute for Regional Earth System Science and Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, California, 2.Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, 3.Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo, Chiba, Japan, 4.Department of Meteorology, University of Reading, UK, 5.Institute for Climate and Global Change Research, and School of Atmospheric Sciences, Nanjing University, Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China, 6.Collaborative Innovation Center of Climate Change, Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China)




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