Clouds and Climate

The Romps Group at the University of California, Berkeley

EPS 290, Topics in Atmospheric Dynamics, Fall 2015
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This course covers current and classic papers in atmospheric dynamics with an eye towards aiding students involved in graduate-level research projects.

Wednesdays at 9:30
377 McCone Hall


8/26, with guest Caroline Muller (Ecole Polytechnique)
  • Muller and Bony, What favors convective aggregation, and why?, GRL, 2015
9/2, Alex leads
  • Chepfer et. al., Where and when will we observe cloud changes due to global warming?, GRL 2014
9/9, with guest Jonathan Wright (Tsinghua)
  • Wright, Sobel, and Galewsky, Diagnosis of Zonal Mean Relative Humidity Changes in a Warmer Climate, J Climate, 2010
9/16, Seeley leads
  • Cronin and Tziperman, Low clouds suppress Arctic air formation and amplify high-latitude continental winter warming, PNAS, 2015
9/23, Suqin leads
  • Craig and Dornbrack, Entrainment in Cumulus Clouds: What Resolution is Cloud-Resolving?, JAS, 2008
9/30, Da leads
  • Muller and Held, Detailed Investigation of the Self-Aggregation of Convection in Cloud-Resolving Simulations, JAS, 2012
10/7, with guest Bill Boos (Yale)
  • Boos and Storelvmo, Near-linear response of mean monsoon strength to a broad range of radiative forcing, PNAS, 2015
10/14, Nadir leads
  • Beals et al., Holographic measurements of inhomogeneous cloud mixing at the centimeter scale, Science, 2015
10/28, Wolfgang leads
  • Williams et al., Contribution of anthropogenic warming to California drought during 2012-2014, GRL, 2015
11/4, Ellyn leads
  • DePaolo, Sustainable carbon emissions: The geologic perspective, MRS Energy and Sustainability, 2015
11/18, Alex leads
  • Tsushima et al., High cloud increase in a perturbed SST experiment with a global nonhydrostatic model including explicit convective processes, JAMES, 2014
12/2, Edman leads
  • Stechmann and Ogrosky, The Walker circulation, diabatic heating, and outgoing longwave radiation, GRL, 2014
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