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Oops, we may have misunderstood our satellite data

March 5th, 2007 · 2 Comments

It seems that the International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project (ISCCP) has given us some “bad” data regarding long-term cloud level studies. Evan et al. argues for this in a letter published in GRL vol. 34, 2007. The abstract reads, The International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project (ISCCP) multi-decadal record of cloudiness exhibits a well-known global decrease [...]

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Tags: instruments · satellite

Cubic Ice and Persistent Ice Supersaturation

September 25th, 2006 · 4 Comments

A couple of weeks ago, a new GRL paper on cubic ice came out entitled “Measurements of the vapor pressure of cubic ice and their implications for atmospheric ice clouds” (Shilling et al.). The paper’s authors includes several people associated with our department here at CU including Maggie Tolbert, Brian Toon, and Eric Jensen. In [...]

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Tags: climate · instruments · modeling

A Place to Have Your Head in a Cloud!

August 10th, 2006 · 4 Comments

This week, a friend and former grad student in my group, Gannet Hallar, sends her regards to Head in a Cloud from the Storm Peak Laboartory, and gives an overview of the facilities there… What, might you ask, does a ground-based lab have to do with cloud measurements? Well… as it turns out, the altitude [...]

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Tags: climate · general interest · instruments

Our Instrument Paper… Accepted!!!

July 6th, 2006 · 2 Comments

Last year, my group submitted an instrument paper on the University of Colorado closed path laser hygrometer (CLH), which has been the main focus of my research over the past couple of years. Just last week, I received word that it was accepted for publication into the Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology. Yay! The [...]

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Our Instrument Paper… Accepted!!!

July 6th, 2006 · No Comments

Last year, my group submitted an instrument paper on the University of Colorado closed path laser hygrometer (CLH), which has been the main focus of my research over the past couple of years. Just last week, I received word that it was accepted for publication into the Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology. Yay! The [...]

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Tags: instruments