Accession Number : ADA251367

Title :   Clouds - Their Prediction and Simulation.

Descriptive Note : Annual interim rept. 1 Jun 91-31 Mar 92,

Corporate Author : COLORADO STATE UNIV FORT COLLINS DEPT OF ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCE

Personal Author(s) : Cotton, W. R. ; Stephens, G. L. ; Flatau, P. J.

Report Date : 13 MAY 1992

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : Summary of research advances during FIRE II modelling and aircraft operations in provided. Discussion of mesoscale forecasts during FIRE 11 using RAMS model is given. Advances in radiative transfer module and scattering by irregular particles are reported. New cloud physics parameterization of homogeneous nucleation is described. Planned research in the area of cirrus, stratocumulus, and cumulus predictions are defined. Cloud prediction, cirrus, stratocumulus, mesoscale modeling, radiative transfer, cloud physics.

Descriptors :   *CLOUD PHYSICS, *CLOUDS, *WEATHER FORECASTING, *ATMOSPHERE MODELS, AIRCRAFT, MODELS, NUCLEATION, OPERATION, PARTICLES, PHYSICS, PREDICTIONS, RADIATIVE TRANSFER, SCATTERING, TRANSFER.

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE