The ARM Cloud Radar Simulator for Global Climate Models: Bridging Field Data and Climate Models

The ARM Cloud Radar Simulator for Global Climate Models: Bridging Field Data and Climate Models TOOLS The ARM Cloud Radar Simulator for Global Climate Models Bridging Field Data and Climate Models Yu Ying Zhang , Shaocheng Xie, Stephen a . Klein , Roge R Ma Rchand , pavlo S Kollia S, eugene e. c lothiau X, Wu Yin l in , Ka Ren John Son , d u Stin SWaleS , a leJ and Ro Boda S-Salcedo , Shuaiqi t ang , John M. h a YneS , Scott c olli S, Michael Jen Sen , n itin Bha Rad Wa J, Jo Seph h a Rdin , and BRadle Y iSo M louds play an important role in Earth’s radiation (and continue to be) developed for a variety of instru- budget and hydrological cycle. However, current ments and purposes. A community satellite simulator C global climate models (GCMs) have difficulties package, the Cloud Feedback Model Intercomparison in accurately simulating clouds and precipitation. To Project (CFMIP) Observation Simulator Package improve the representation of clouds in climate models, (COSP; Bodas-Salcedo et al. 2011), contains several in- it is crucial to identify where simulated clouds differ dependent satellite simulators and is being widely used from real-world observations of them. This can be dif- in the GCM http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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TOOLS The ARM Cloud Radar Simulator for Global Climate Models Bridging Field Data and Climate Models Yu Ying Zhang , Shaocheng Xie, Stephen a . Klein , Roge R Ma Rchand , pavlo S Kollia S, eugene e. c lothiau X, Wu Yin l in , Ka Ren John Son , d u Stin SWaleS , a leJ and Ro Boda S-Salcedo , Shuaiqi t ang , John M. h a YneS , Scott c olli S, Michael Jen Sen , n itin Bha Rad Wa J, Jo Seph h a Rdin , and BRadle Y iSo M louds play an important role in Earth’s radiation (and continue to be) developed for a variety of instru- budget and hydrological cycle. However, current ments and purposes. A community satellite simulator C global climate models (GCMs) have difficulties package, the Cloud Feedback Model Intercomparison in accurately simulating clouds and precipitation. To Project (CFMIP) Observation Simulator Package improve the representation of clouds in climate models, (COSP; Bodas-Salcedo et al. 2011), contains several in- it is crucial to identify where simulated clouds differ dependent satellite simulators and is being widely used from real-world observations of them. This can be dif- in the GCM

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Bulletin of the American Meteorological SocietyAmerican Meteorological Society

Published: Jan 1, 2018

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