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Entries from September 2006

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

Cloud Overlap Statistics

September 13th, 2006 · 2 Comments

I’ve been back from vacation for a couple of days, and things are starting to settle back down a little. On my flight to Ecuador, I read a recent GRL paper entitled “Instantaneous cloud overlap statistics in the tropical area revealed by ICESat/GLAS data”, by Likun Wang and Andrew Dessler. …In the paper, Wang and [...]

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Tags: climate · satellite