Cloud Feedback Model Intercomparison Project

CFMIP 2019 Meeting on Clouds, Precipitation, Circulation, and Climate Sensitivity


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Monday, September 30th

  • 10:00-11:00am — Registration

Welcome Session
Chairs: Vasso Kotroni

  • 2:00pm — Excursion to Delos (Optional)

Tuesday, October 1st

Session 1: Forcing, Feedbacks and Climate Sensitivity in CMIP5 and CMIP6
Chairs: Christian Jakob, Paulo Ceppi

  • 12:30-2:00pm — Lunch
  • 2:00-3:00pm — Poster Session I

Session 2: State- and Time-Dependence of Climate Feedbacks
Chairs: Jen Kay, Steve Klein

  • 6:30pm — Welcome reception

Wednesday, October 2nd

Session 3: Convective Processes and Radiative Convective Equilibrium
Chairs: Mark Webb, Thorsten Mauritsen

  • 12:30-2:00pm — Lunch

Session 4: Coupling of Clouds with Atmospheric and Oceanic Circulation
Chairs: Sandrine Bony, Florent Brient

  • 7:00pm — Conference Dinner (Optional)

Thursday, October 3rd

Session 5: Extratropical Cloud Processes and Feedbacks
Chairs: Dave Thompson, Yen-Ting Hwang

Session 6: Precipitation and Hydrological Sensitivity
Chairs: Graeme Stephens, Angie Pendergrass

  • 12:30-2:00pm — Lunch
  • 2:00-3:00pm — Poster Session II

Session 7: Observations and Model Evaluation for Process-level Understanding
Chairs: Masa Watanabe, Allison Wing

Friday, October 4th

Session 8: Low Cloud Processes, Feedbacks, and Adjustments
Chairs: Sarah Kang, George Tselioudis

Poster Session I

  • A1. The role of dynamic and thermodynamic processes for the propagation of organized convection in a large-scale flow — Ann Kristin Naumann
  • A2. The variability of clouds and water vapor in CMIP6 models — Axel Lauer
  • A3. Cold pool collisions and its role in convective organization — Bettina Meyer
  • A4. Can low cloud feedback be explained based on low cloud indices? — Tsuyoshi Koshiro
  • A5. The lightness of water vapor can stabilize Earth's climate — Da Yang
  • A6. Differences in convection over warmer and cooler tropical oceans associated with climate sensitivity in CMIP5 — Nagio Hirota
  • A7. Examining the sensitivity of low cloud mesoscale morphology to environmental variables — Tianle Yuan
  • A8. Using a Neural Network model for feedback assessment — Yi Huang
  • A9. Enhanced Oceanic Dynamical Control on Atlantic SST with Absence of Pacific mode Variability — Aixue Hu
  • A10. Model-dependent cloud radiative kernels: derivations and applications — Xianglei Huang
  • A11. Evaluating the bulk mass-flux approach for shallow convective momentum transport and its impact on near-surface winds — Beatrice Saggiorato
  • A12. The Impacts of Bias in cloud-radiation-precipitation-circulation coupling on Pacific Seasonal and El Niño Simulations in Contemporary GCMs — Juilin Li
  • A13. CMIP6 Climate Model Improvements in Clouds and Water Vapor Simulations — Jonathan Jiang
  • A14. Convective Heating Leads to Self-Aggregation by Generating Available Potential Energy — Da Yang
  • A15. Exploring uncertainty in model representation of atmospheric convection through Universal Structural Parameterisation — Hugo Lambert
  • A16. Observed and Simulated Influence of SST on the Tropical Atmospheric Water Cycle — Erik Höjgård-Olsen
  • A17. The effect of convective momentum transport on tropical cyclones — Paul Vaillancourt
  • A18. The tropical temperatures of the Last Glacial Maximum as an emergent constraint of climate sensitivity in a Bayesian framework — Martin Renoult
  • A19. Sensitivity Study of High-cloud Property Responses to Sea Surface Temperature Change Using a Global Nonhydrostatic Model — Tomoki Ohno
  • A20. Review of heat flows in the Gulf of Mexico — Miriam Alin Calva
  • A21. Role of interactive ocean and diurnal cycle in the clustering of deep convection — Adrian Tompkins
  • A22. What is the fate of detrained ice in the tropical western Pacific? — Blaž Gasparini
  • A23. Analysis of cloud structures and cloud controlling processes for the estimation of precipitation from mesoscale convective systems with the use of satellite data and neural networks — Costas Cartalis
  • A24. Exploring the impact of GNSS data assimilation to improve precipitation forecasting — Kostas Lagouvardos
  • A25. Observational Evidence that Radiative Heating Modifies the Life Cycle of Tropical Anvil Clouds — Casey Wall
  • A26. Tropopause instability the real driver for climate change viewed through cosmogenic radioisotopes — Lucrezia Terzi
  • A27. How do ocean warm anomalies favor the aggregation of deep convective clouds? — Sara Shamekh
  • A28. The spread of climate states in CMIP5 and its links to atmospheric convective types — David Fuchs
  • A29. The “too few too bright” biases still present in CMIP6 models — Dimitra Konsta
  • A30. Attribution of Earth's energy imbalance to changes in radiative forcings and feedbacks — Chen Zhou

Poster Session II

  • B1. The Cumulus and Stratocumulus CloudSat-CALIPSO Dataset (CASCCAD) — Gregory Cesana
  • B2. A New Convective Trigger for Better Capturing the Diurnal Cycle of Precipitation in Weather and Climate Models: Observational Evidence and Modeling Results — Shaocheng Xie
  • B3. Nonlinear response of extreme precipitation to warming in CESM1 — Angeline Pendergrass
  • B4. Using paleoclimates to narrow down on mixed phase cloud feedbacks — Navjit Sagoo
  • B5. Significance of precipitation process in determining the aerosol indirect forcing — Kentaroh Suzuki
  • B6. Evaluation of AGCM cloudiness and radiative effects using cloud vertical structures — Lazaros Oreopoulos
  • B7. A new perspective on the equatorial Atlantic seasonal cycle — Noel Keenlyside
  • B8. Global Marine Low Cloud-Radiative Sensitivity to Perturbations in the Large-Scale Environment — Ryan Scott
  • B9. Diurnal cycles of precipitation and lightning in the tropics observed by TRMM3G68, LIS and WWLLN — Shoshiro Minobe
  • B10. Aerosol-cloud adjustments hidden beneath scavenging — Daniel McCoy
  • B11. Impact of ESA CCI SST dataset on cloud regimes in atmosphere-only simulations at two horizontal resolutions — Yoko Tsushima
  • B12. Estimating the shallow convective mass flux from the sub-cloud layer mass budget — Raphaela Vogel
  • B13. Convective and large-scale precipitation in models — Hideaki Kawai
  • B14. Automatic Lidar and Ceilometer Framework (ALCF) — Peter Kuma
  • B15. The Role of Thermodynamic Phase Shifts in Cloud Optical Depth Variations With Temperature — Ivy Tan
  • B16. Comparison of Observed & Modeled Top of the Atmosphere Intensities — William van Wijngaarden
  • B17. Evaluation of Clouds in the E3SM Atmosphere Model Version 1 with Satellite Simulators — Yuying Zhang
  • B18. Impact of Turbulence Parameterization on Global Low Level Cloud Feedbacks — Clare Flynn
  • B19. AIRS Obs4MIPs V2 Dataset and CMIP6 Model Temperature and Humidity Biases — Baijun Tian
  • B20. A New Cloud Climate Dataset — Dave Winker
  • B21. A new method for understanding inter-model difference in low cloud feedback — Tomoo Ogura
  • B22. The impact of shallow convection on boundary layer winds in ICON-LEM hindcasts over the North Atlantic — Kevin Helfer
  • B23. Updates & Trends in COSP CloudSat and MISR Observational Datasets — Roj Marchand
  • B24. At what model resolution does Scu-top entrainment become reasonable — Johannes Mülmenstädt
  • B25. Response of resolved polar cloud to idealized climate change — Xiyue Zhang
  • B26. Timescales of precipitation response to CO2 forcing — Paulo Ceppi
  • B27. Improving the short-wave radiation biases in climate models — Vidya Varma
  • B28. On the relationship between precipitation extremes and convective organization — Addisu Semie
  • B29. The Sensitivity of Tropical Extreme Precipitation to Warming in a Nonhydrostatic Model — Alejandro Uribe