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ATMOS Briefing - December/January 2019-20
 

For inquiries about the UIUC Atmospheric Sciences briefing, contact Joe Jeffries. (jeffris2@illinois.edu) 

 
 
 
Publications
 

Borque, P., S.W. Nesbitt, R.J. Trapp, S. Lasher-Trapp, and M. Oue, 2020: Observational Study of the Thermodynamics and Morphological Characteristics of a Midlatitude Continental Cold Pool Event. Mon. Wea. Rev., 148, 719–737. https://doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-19-0068.1

Chang, C. and Wang, Z., 2019: Multi-Year Hybrid Prediction of Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Activity and the Predictability Sources. J. Climate, in press. https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-19-0475.1

Fromm, M., Peterson, D., and Di Girolamo, L., 2019: The primary convective pathway for observed wildfire emissions in the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere: a targeted reinterpretation. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 124. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019JD031006

Fu, D., Di Girolamo, L., Liang, L., & Zhao, G., 2019: Regional biases in MODIS marine liquid water cloud drop effective radius deduced through fusion with MISR. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 124, 13182– 13196. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019JD031063

Liu, X., Zhou, K., Lan, Y., Mao, X., and Trapp, R., 2020: On the construction principle of conceptual models for severe convective weather forecasting operations in China. Wea. Forecasting. https://doi.org/10.1175/WAF-D-19-0026.1

Mulholland, J.P., Nesbitt, S., and Trapp, R., 2019: A Case Study of Terrain Influences on Upscale Convective Growth of a Supercell. Mon. Wea. Rev., 147, 4305–4324. https://doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-19-0099.1

Sessa, M.F., Trapp, R.J., and Einbinder, J., 2020: Observed relationship between tornado intensity and pre-tornadic mesocyclone characteristics. Wea. Forecasting. https://doi.org/10.1175/WAF-D-19-0099.1

Wang, Y., Yang, P., Hioki, S., King, M.D., Baum, B.A., Di Girolamo, L., Fu, D., 2019: Ice cloud optical thickness, effective radius, and ice water path inferred from fused MISR and MODIS measurements based on a pixel-level optimal ice particle roughness model. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 124. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019JD030457

 
 
 
Presentations
 
 
 

Curtis, J., Riemer, N., West, M., “Benchmarking aerosol models on the regional scale using a stochastic particle-resolved approach”, International Aerosol Modeling Algorithms Conference, Davis, CA, December 4-6, 2019.

Di Girolamo, L., et al., 2019: Terra Level 1 data fusion at scale: from production to applications. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA., December 8 – 13, 2019.

Dominguez, F. and Chug, D. and Yang, Z. “Continental-Scale Land-Atmosphere Interactions over South America and their Impact on the Hydro climate of La Plata River Basin”. Special Invited talk to AGU Annual Meeting in San Francisco, December 13, 2019.

Dominguez, F. and Eiras-Barca, J. and Chug, D. and Yang, Z. “Atmospheric Water Originating from Amazonian Evapotranspiration: New Insights Using WRF with Water Vapor Tracers”. Presentation to AGU Annual Meeting in San Francisco, December 10, 2019.

Fromm, M.D., Peterson, D.A., and Di Girolamo, L., 2019: "The primary convective pathway for observed wildfire emissions in the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere: a targeted reinterpretation." American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA., December 8 – 13, 2019.

Ghosh, S., Riemer, N., Giuliani, G., Dey, S. “Modified Parameterization of Black Carbon Aging in a Climate Model”, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 9-13, 2019.

Gonzalez, A., Lasher-Trapp, S., Riemer, N., "Panel Discussion, Conversations with Professionals—Graduate Admissions Panel", 19th Annual Student Conference at the AMS Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, January 11-16, 2020.

Lasher-Trapp, S., INVITED TALK: “Primary Ice Nucleation and Secondary Ice Production: Recent Developments from Field Campaign Measurements Combined with Numerical Modeling Predictions”. Session on Establishing Primary and Secondary Ice Production Contributions in Cold Clouds, 100th AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 2019.

Lasher-Trapp, S., INVITED TALK: “Demonstrating Your Excellence: Giving Noteworthy Presentations". Session on Skills for the Field, 10th Student Conference of the 100th AMS Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, January 2020.

Miller, D. E, Wang, Z., Trapp, R. J., & Harnos, D. S. “Subseasonal Hybrid Prediction of Severe Storm Activity: Utilizing Large-Scale Weather Regimes”, AMS 33rd Conference on Climate Variability and Change, Boston, Massachusetts.

Pye, H., Nenes, A., Alexander, B., Ault, A., Barth, M., Clegg, S.,  Collett Jr, J., Fahey, K., Hennigan, C., Herrmann, H., Kanakidou, M., Kelly, J., Ku, I., McNeill, V. F., Riemer, N., Schaefer, T., Shi, G., Tilgner, A.,  Walker, J., Wang, T., Weber, R., Xing, J., Zaveri, R., Zuend, A., “The State of Acidity in the Atmosphere: Particles and Clouds”, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 9-13, 2019.

Riemer, N., Curtis, J., West, M., “A Particle-Resolved Model on the Regional Scale to Quantify the Importance of Aerosol Mixing State for CCN Activity”, AMS Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, January 11-16, 2020.

Riemer, N., Curtis, J., West, M., “Quantifying spatial and temporal variation of aerosol mixing state using a particle-resolved regional aerosol model, Invited presentation”, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 9-13, 2019.

Riemer, N., “Write to think - How writing drives your research forward”, 19th Annual Student Conference at the AMS Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, January 11-16, 2020.

Trapp, R., Marion, G., Nesbitt, S., : "Satellite-based anticipation of extreme convective weather through quantification of convective updraft characteristics: Application to tornado intensity", AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 2019.

Trapp, R., Marion, G., Sessa, M., Nesbitt, S., Chehak, D.,: "Robust observational support for hypothesized connection between rotating updraft width and tornado intensity", AMS Annual Meeting, Severe Local Storms Symposium, Boston, 2020.

Zheng, Z., Oleson, K.W., Riemer, N., Zhao, L., “Projections of Global Urban Heat Waves Empowered by Machine Learning”, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 9-13, 2019.

Zheng, Z., Riemer, N., West, M., “Coarse-Graining of Aerosol Mixing State Metrics Empowered by Machine Learning”, International Aerosol Modeling Algorithms Conference, Davis, CA, December 4-6, 2019.

 
 
 
Awards and Activities
 
 
 

Nicole Riemer was named Co-Chair of the 12th Symposium on Aerosol - Cloud - Climate Interactions at the AMS Annual Meeting, Jan11-16 2020, Boston, MA.

Nicole Riemer has been awarded a Center for Advanced Study (CAS) Associate appointment for the 2020-2021 academic year. 

ATMS sophomore Kaylee Heimes was selected for the runner-up award for best student presentation at the AMS Conference on Weather Modification, held during the American Meteorological Society's Annual Meeting. 

 
 
 
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