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Deep Convective Clouds

Wojciech W. Grabowski and Jon C. Petch

in Clouds in the Perturbed Climate System: Their Relationship to Energy Balance, Atmospheric Dynamics, and Precipitation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012874
eISBN:
9780262255448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012874.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter assesses the effects of deep convective clouds in the perturbed climate system. To understand the role of deep convection in the climate system, model simulations are required across all ... More


Simulation Science: Securing the Future

Melanie Armstrong

in Germ Wars: The Politics of Microbes and America's Landscape of Fear

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520292765
eISBN:
9780520966147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292765.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Because no large-scale bioterrorist attack has happened in the modern age, planning for bioterrorism requires imagination. Simulations, ranging from computer-generated models to large-scale ... More


Modeling the Dynamics of A Forest Giant

David R. Foster (ed.)

in Hemlock: A Forest Giant on the Edge

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300179385
eISBN:
9780300186772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179385.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter discusses the use of simulation models to address ecological questions. Ecological modelling refers to computer simulations of ecological processses represented and linked together using ... More


After the Fires: The Ecology of Change in Yellowstone National Park

Linda L. Wallace (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100488
eISBN:
9780300127751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100488.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This book presents the history and aftereffects of the fires of 1988 that swept through the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem (GYE) describes the chronology of the fires, the areas burned, and the extent ... More


Cloud-controlling Factors

A. Pier Siebesma Rapporteur, Jean-Louis Brenguier, Christopher S. Bretherton, Wojciech W. Grabowski, Jost Heintzenberg, Bernd Kärcher, Katrin Lehmann, Jon C. Petch, Peter Spichtinger, Bjorn Stevens, and Frank Stratmann

in Clouds in the Perturbed Climate System: Their Relationship to Energy Balance, Atmospheric Dynamics, and Precipitation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012874
eISBN:
9780262255448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012874.003.0012
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter addresses the shortcomings that emerge in global climate models attributable to the interactions between resolved and parametized unresolved cloud-related processes (convection, ... More


Observational Strategies at Meso- and Large Scales to Reduce Critical Uncertainties in Future Cloud Changes

Anthony Illingworth and Sandrine Bony

in Clouds in the Perturbed Climate System: Their Relationship to Energy Balance, Atmospheric Dynamics, and Precipitation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012874
eISBN:
9780262255448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012874.003.0022
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter discusses the meso- and large observational strategies to reduce critical uncertainties in future cloud changes. It first discusses the key aspects of cloud simulations in large-scale ... More


Trends in Observed Cloudiness and Earth’s Radiation Budget: What Do We Not Know and What Do We Need to Know?

Joel R. Norris and Anthony Slingo

in Clouds in the Perturbed Climate System: Their Relationship to Energy Balance, Atmospheric Dynamics, and Precipitation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012874
eISBN:
9780262255448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012874.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter investigates variations in cloudiness and changes in the Earth’s radiation budget (ERB), including their connection with other parameters of the climate system. Anthropogenic aerosol ... More


Laboratory Cloud Simulation: Capabilities and Future Directions

Frank Stratmann, Ottmar Möhler, Raymond Shaw, and Wex Heike

in Clouds in the Perturbed Climate System: Their Relationship to Energy Balance, Atmospheric Dynamics, and Precipitation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012874
eISBN:
9780262255448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012874.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter discusses the laboratory methods, instruments, and facilities used to investigate and simulate cloud physical processes, which include aerosol particle hygroscopic growth and activation, ... More


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