Oral Programme 6

6

Understanding Climate Using Satellite Data (including EarthCARE)
Oral Programme
 / Tue, 07 Aug, 14:45–16:00  / Room Oxford
 / Wed, 08 Aug, 11:00–16:00  / Room Stanford
 / Thu, 09 Aug, 10:45–16:00  / Room Stanford
 / Fri, 10 Aug, 09:30–13:00  / Room Stanford
Poster Programme
 / Attendance Thu, 09 Aug, 16:30–18:15  / Display Thu, 09 Aug, 09:00–19:00  /  / Attendance 16:30–18:15  / Display Thu, 09 Aug, 09:00–19:00
 / Attendance Thu, 09 Aug, 16:30–18:15  / Display Thu, 09 Aug, 09:00–19:00  /  / Attendance 16:30–18:15  / Display Thu, 09 Aug, 09:00–19:00  / Poster Hall

Tuesday, 7 August 2012
Room Oxford
Chairperson: C. J. Stubenrauch
Datasets for climate studies: cloud properties

14:45–15:15
IRS2012-115
What Have We Learned About Clouds and Radiation After 30 Years? (invited)
W. Rossow
15:15–15:30
IRS2012-526
Assessing the Diurnal Cycle of Clouds using SEVIRI, MODIS and AVHRR
B. Maddux and J.F. Meirink
15:30–15:45
IRS2012-556
Finding proper quantities to describe key cloud parameters and their uncertainty from PATMOS-x long-term satellite observations
A. Walther, A. Heidinger, D. Botambekov, and M. Foster
15:45–16:00
IRS2012-547
Characterizing cloud properties and processes using CM SAF satellite datasets
M. Stengel, K.-G. Karlsson, J.F. Meirink, and R. Hollmann

Wednesday, 8 August 2012
Room Stanford
Chairperson: R. Roebeling
Datasets for climate studies: cloud properties

11:00–11:15
IRS2012-230
Decadal changes in thin cirrus height measured by MISR
A. Prasad and R Davies
11:15–11:30
IRS2012-262
Cirrus properties from IR Sounders and analyses in synergy with other instruments
C. J. Stubenrauch, A. Feofilov, A. Guignard, N. Lamquin, and R. Armante
11:30–11:45
IRS2012-409
Cirrus cloud properties from combined IIR and lidar observations of CALIPSO
A. Garnier, J. Pelon, D. M. Winker, P. Dubuisson, and N. Pascal
11:45–12:00
IRS2012-188
Investigating cloud vertical profile using cloud properties retrieved with the synergistic FAME-C algorithm
C.K. Carbajal Henken, R. Lindstrot, A. Walther, and J. Fischer
12:00–12:15
IRS2012-46
Cloud liquid water path: Revisiting an essential but under-utilized climate variable
R. Bennartz and C. W. O'Dell
12:15–12:30
Poster presentations

Lunch Break
Datasets for climate studies

14:00–14:15
IRS2012-78
Outcome of the Third Cloud Retrieval Evaluation Workshop
R. Roebeling, B. Baum, R. Bennartz, U. Hamann, A. Heidinger, A. Thoss, and A. Walther
14:15–14:30
IRS2012-176
Using the ESA GlobVapour SSM/I-MERIS water vapour time series for climate studies
R. Lindstrot, M. Stengel, M. Schröder, R. Bennartz, N. Schneider, R. Preusker, and J. Fischer
14:30–14:45
IRS2012-464
HIRS OLR Climate Data Record - Production and Validation Updates
H.-T. Lee and R. G. Ellingson
Cloud microphysics, radiation

14:45–15:00
IRS2012-247
Interpretation of satellite-retrieved cloud droplet effective radii in terms of in-cloud vertical structure using a spectral-bin microphysics cloud model
T. N. Matsui, K. Suzuki, T. Y. Nakajima, and Y. Matsumae
15:00–15:15
IRS2012-253
Microphysical transition in water clouds over the Amazon and China derived from space-borne radar and radiometer data
K. Kawamoto and K. Suzuki
15:15–15:30
IRS2012-569
Satellite-based Analysis of Clouds and Radiation Properties of Different Vegetation Types in the Brazilian Amazon Region
N. Schneider, J. Quaas, M. Claussen, and C. Reick
15:30–15:45
IRS2012-278
Cloud radiative impact over West Africa
D. Bouniol, F. Couvreux, F. Guichard, and F. Favot
15:45–16:00
Poster presentations


Thursday, 9 August 2012
Room Stanford
Chairperson: G. Stephens
Variability and arosol effects

10:45–11:00
IRS2012-123
A global study of the sensitivity of liquid water content estimates to the temperature dependent cloud thermodynamic phase using CloudSAT data
A. Devasthale
11:00–11:15
IRS2012-177
Suitability of a satellite-derived surface solar radiation dataset for a better assessment of the dimming/brightening phenomenon over Europe
A. Sanchez-Lorenzo, M. Wild, and J. Trentmann
11:15–11:30
IRS2012-222
Satellite Observations of Recent Climate Change in North America
A. Heidinger, R. Ferraro, I. Laszlo, G. Ohring, P. Romanov, and C.-Z. Zou
11:30–11:45
IRS2012-458
Inter- and intra-annual variability of Namibian stratocumulus clouds from 8 years of METEOSAT SEVIRI observations
H. Deneke and A. Hünerbein
11:45–12:00
IRS2012-211
Aerosol radiative forcing over liquid water clouds based on A-Train synergies and active/passive polarized observations (invited)
D. Josset, L. Doppler, F. Waquet, G. Seze, J. Pelon, Y. Hu, J. Fischer, F. Ravetta, C. Tsamalis, and P. Zhai
12:00–12:15
IRS2012-423
The importance of Asian dust aerosols as CCN estimated from satellite data analysis
T. Hayasaka, T. Saito, and H. Iwabuchi
12:15–12:30
Poster presentations

Lunch Break
Model evaluation

14:00–14:15
IRS2012-525
Validation of cloud physical properties associated with tropical cyclone from Cloud Resolving Storm Simulator using A-Train satellite constellation
C.-T. Chen and T.-P. Tzeng
14:15–14:30
IRS2012-331
Assessment of the Seasonal Variation of Cloud Regimes in CMIP5 AMIP experiments
Y. Tsushima, M. Ringer, M. Webb, and K. Williams
14:30–14:45
IRS2012-323
Study of the cloud water phase (liquid/ice) observed by CALIPSO, and evaluation of the description of the water phase transition in a climate model (LMDZ5/IPSL)
G. Cesana and H. Chepfer
14:45–15:00
IRS2012-34
The short-wave radiation deficit over the Southern Ocean in the Met Office model: the role of midlatitude cyclone clouds
A. Bodas-Salcedo, K. D. Williams, P. R. Field, and A. P. Lock
15:00–15:15
IRS2012-125
Band-by-band cloud radiative effect and its application in GCM evaluation and cloud feedback studies
X.L. Huang, J. Cole, F. He, G.L. Potter, L. Oreopoulos, D.M. Lee, M. Suarez, and N. Loeb
15:15–15:30
IRS2012-131
Surface and TOA Earth Radiation Budget Evaluation of CMIP3 and CMIP5 20th Century Simulations
J. Li, G. Stephens, D. E. Waliser, T. L'Ecuyer, W-T Chen, B. Guan, N. Loeb, and S. Kato
15:30–15:45
IRS2012-237
Breaking down the cloud feedback
A. Dessler and C. Zhou
15:45–16:00 IRS2012-338
Cloud feedbacks from models and observations (withdrawn)
M. Lebsock and G. Stephens

Friday, 10 August 2012
Room Stanford
Chairperson: H.W. Barker & T. Wehr
Future systems and EarthCare

09:30–09:45
IRS2012-411
Scientific Aspects of the Earth Clouds and Radiation Explorer (EarthCARE) Mission (invited)
D.P. Donovan, H.W. Barker, R.J. Hogan, T. Wehr, M. Esinger, D. Lajas, A. Lefebvre, and the EarthCARE phase-B ESA/JAXA mission advisory group
09:45–10:00
IRS2012-506
Retrieving consistent profiles of clouds and rain from active instruments using a unified approach
R. J. Hogan
10:00–10:15
IRS2012-143
Development of level 2 algorithms for EarthCARE CPR/ATLID.
H. Okamoto, K. Sato, Y. Hagihara, and T. Nishizawa
10:15–10:30
IRS2012-470
Lidar retrieval of optically thick stratocumulus
N. L. Pounder and R. J. Hogan
10:30–10:45
IRS2012-401
Doppler Cloud Profiling RADAR and EarthCARE mission in Japan
T. Kimura, N. Takahashi, R. Oki, T. Nakajima, T. Wehr, and A. Lefebvre
10:45–11:00
IRS2012-148
Synergetic cloud top height retrieval for a passive and an active sensor
A. Hünerbein, U. Wandinger, and A. Walther
Coffee Break
11:30–11:45
IRS2012-142
Relevant issues of the aerosol and cloud studies using active and passive sensing
T. Nakajima
11:45–12:00
IRS2012-533
EarthCARE BBR LW Baseline Flux Retrieval Algorithm
A. Velazquez Blazquez, N. Clerbaux, A. Ipe, E. Baudrez, I. Decoster, S. Nevens, and S. Dewitte
12:00–12:15
IRS2012-333
Shortwave Flux Retrieval for the EarthCARE Broad-Band Radiometer: Baseline Algorithm
C. Domenech, J. Fischer, and T. Wehr
12:15–12:30
IRS2012-414
3D scene construction, radiative transfer, and radiative closure assessment for the EarthCARE satellite mission
H.W. Barker, T. Wehr, S. Kato, J.N.S. Cole, M. Shephard, D.P. Donovan, and R.J. Hogan
12:30–12:45
IRS2012-218
Earth Radiation Imbalance from a Constellation of 66 Iridium Satellites: Climate Science Aspects
W. Wiscombe and C.J-Y. Chiu
12:45–13:00
IRS2012-169
Monitoring Earth's Climate with Shortwave Hyperspectral Reflectance
P. Pilewskie, S. Schmidt, Y. Roberts, and B. Kindel