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Details for CalWater special session at AGU Fall Meeting

November 16, 2011

A special session on CalWater will take place at the AGU Fall Meeting, on December 5 & 6, 2011, in San Francisco, CA.

Session Title:  A04: Aerosol, Cloud Properties, Atmospheric Rivers, and Precipitation in California: CalWater

Organizers:  Kim Prather (Univ. of California San Diego), Dan Cayan (Scripps Institution of Oceanography/USGS), Guido Franco (California Energy Commission), Marty Ralph (NOAA/ESRL/Physical Sciences Division), Joe O'Hagan (California Energy Commission)

Description:  CalWater is a multi-year field experiment. The most recent field campaign took place in the winter of 2011 involving measurements of aerosol physical and chemical properties at ground level and aloft, cloud physics measurements, snow sampling and analysis for dark particles and dust, and complex regional meteorological observations. CalWater is designed to gather information on atmospheric rivers which provide up to 50 percent of the water supply in this region and the role that aerosols have on orographic precipitation and snow albedo. We encourage presentations from interdisciplinary research reporting results from CalWater and similar experiments around the world.

MON, DEC 5 – POSTER SESSION
8:00 AM – 12:20 PM
Moscone South
Poster Hall
Agenda (pdf)
TUE, DEC 6 – ORAL SESSION
1:40 PM – 3:40 PM
Moscone West
Room 3002
Agenda (pdf)