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19th AEROCOM / 8th AeroSat workshop

held digitally Oct 12 - 16, 2020


  1. The AeroCom/AeroSAT_general outlines the AeroCom/AeroSAT 2020 program, lists the participants, presents all submitted abstracts, addressed workshop goals at the beginning of the workshop along with workshop summary results.
  2. The AeroCom/AeroSAT_presentations section contains AeroCom 2020 and AeroSAT 2020 presentations in alphabetical order by author
  3. The AeroCom/AeroSAT_discussion section contains AeroCom 2020 and AeroSAT 2020 broadnet discussions by day and breakout session summaries



  1. program of the 19th AeroCom / 8th AeroSAT workshop
  2. participant list
  3. abstracts of all presentations
  4. observations and modeling in AeroCom presented by M. Schulz

This section gives access to AeroCom and AeroSAT presentations in alphabetical order by authorÕs last name

  1. The Development of an Atmospheric Aerosol/Chemistry? Climate Model, BCC_AGCM_CUACE2.0, and Simulated Effective Radiative Forcing of Nitrate Aerosols by An, Qi
  2. Aerocom Phase III evaluation with optical property observations by Andrews, Betsy
  3. Aerosol absorption: how dust absorption causes Sahel precipitation by Balkanski, Yves
  4. Impact of Chinese Covid-19 lockdown on aerosol and radiative fluxes over East Asia Marginal Seas by Bellouin, Nicolas
  5. Nitrate simulations: unique features, current status, challenges, remaining issues, evaluations and future work by Bian, Huisheng
  6. Investigation of impact of Amazon fire on forest productivity using an Earth System Model by Bian, Huisheng
  7. Model simulations of the Pinatubo volcanic eruption: direct and indirect effects on stratospheric chemistry and dynamics by Bruehl, Christoph
  8. First global evaluation of the representation of water uptake within ten Earth system models by Burgos, Maria
  9. Modelling of Mineral Dust in CRESCENDO-ESM by Checa-Garcia, Ramiro
  10. Development of size-resolving aerosol microphysics scheme for use in a global non-hydrostatic model by Cheng, Chiu
  11. The Copernicus Sentinel-3 Near Real Time (NRT) Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD) Baseline Collection 1 Ð First release description, quality status and scheduled evolutions by EUMETSAT by Chimot, Julien
  12. Progress and results of the AeroCom UTLS experiment by Chin, Mian
  13. Vertical profile: Are models getting better after all these years? by Chin, Mian
  14. Urban aerosol and its radiative effects in Moscow Megacity according to the ground-based and satellite (MODIS/MAIAC) measurements, and COSMO-ART modelling by Chubarova, Natalia
  15. Possible mechanism of the increase in solar irradiance cloud transmittance and decrease in cloud cover over Europe due to negative trends in sulphate aerosols: a study with the INMCM5 climate model by Chubarova, Natalia
  16. Challenges coping with biomass burning aerosols in our global models by Colarco, Peter
  17. The Multi-Model International Cooperative for Aerosol Prediction (ICAP) Perspective on the Massive June 2020 Saharan Dust Event by Colarco, Peter
  18. Contributions of the laboratory experimentsal simulation activity within EUROCHAMP-2020/ACTRIS to the aerosol retrieval from satellite observations and modeling by DiBiagio, Claudia
  19. Understanding changes in warm cloudiness since pre-industrial times using machine learning of satellite observations by Douglas, Alyson
  20. Validation of GRASP algorithm product from POLDER/PARASOL data and assessment of multi-angular polarimetry potential for aerosol monitoring by Dubovik, Oleg
  21. Analysis of AERONET Extended Wavelength Retrievals of Aerosol Absorption Parameters Including 380 nm and 500 nm for Detection of Brown Carbon in Biomass Burning and Iron Oxides in Desert Dust by Eck, Thomas
  22. Exploring the capabilities of synergistic passive and active remote sensing with a new aerosol retrieval testbed by Espinosa, Reed
  23. Elevated aerosol layer over South Asia worsens the Indian droughts by Fadnavis, Suvarna
  24. Biomass Burning Aerosol Distributions over the Southeastern Atlantic Ocean measured by CALIOP and the NASA LaRC airborne High Spectral Resolution Lidar-2 by Ferrare, Richard
  25. How consider the geometry of acquisition on the aerosol retrieval performance by Fougnie, Bertrand
  26. AOD monitoring within the CAMS data assimilation by Garrigues, Sebastien
  27. Natural Laboratories for Aerosol Cloud Interactions- Simulating Aerosol Cloud Precipitation and Climate interactions (ACPC) by Gettelman, Andrew
  28. Aerocom Phase III model diversity and comparison with AP1 by Gliss, Jonas
  29. Mass to Optics> MECs, AE and fine/coarse AOD by Gliss, Jonas
  30. Identifying observational constraints on aerosol-cloud interactions by Gryspeerdt, Edward
  31. Retrieval of Cloud Condensation Nuclei to Quantify the Radiative Forcing due to Aerosol Cloud Interactions by Hasekamp, Otto
  32. Understanding the Asian summer monsoon response to a future dipole in aerosol emissions across India and China using an intermediate-complexity GCM by Herbert, Ross
  33. Evaluation of Cloud-Aerosol Interactions Using the Cloud System Resolving Model NICAM-SPRINTARS and Satellite Observations by Hotta, Haruka
  34. PMAp: synergistic global Aerosol product from Metop satellites by Jafariserajehlou, Soheila
  35. Self-raising aerosol by Johnson, Ben
  36. Studying aerosol type selection and retrieved AOD estimates when applied to TROPOMI measurements by Kauppi, Anu
  37. Accessment of dust source attribution to the global land and ocean regions by Kim, Dongchul
  38. AeroCom Trajectory Experiment (GCMTraj): Lagrangian analysis of aerosol life cycle processes in GCMs by Kim, Paul
  39. Analysis of simultaneous aerosol and ocean glint retrieval using multiangle observations by Knobelspiesse, Kirk
  40. Identifying the model properties contributing to aerosol forcing uncertainty by Kokkola, Harri
  41. China and Taiwan: A Tale of Two COVID-19 Lockdown Measures and Air Quality Impacts by Kondragunta, Shobha
  42. Observed aerosol forcing trends over the A-Train satellite era by Kramer, Ryan
  43. Synergy of LEO and GEO observations for observing global AOS (abd other aerosol peoperties) by Levy, Robert
  44. Model Enforced Post-Process Correction of Satellite Aerosol Retrievals by Lipponen, Antti
  45. Surface and aerosol retrieval from S5P using GRASP: baseline requirements and expected performance by Litvinov, Pavel
  46. Impacts of COVID-19 on Aerosol Direct and Indirect Radiative Forcing by Liu, Xiaohong
  47. Investigation of the relative importance of meteorological and aerosol-related parameters in determining cloud microphysical properties using Machine Learning methods by Lord, Tobias
  48. Aerosol retrieval in presence of clouds by Luffarelli, Marta
  49. Towards a consistent retrieval of cloud/aerosol single scattering properties and surface reflectance by Luffarelli, Marta
  50. EUMETSAT Aerosol Missions and Products: focus on 3MI, the Multi-View Polarimeter Flying on Metop-SGA by Marbach, Thierry
  51. Overview of NOAA's global aerosol modeling progress by McQueen, Jeff
  52. Comparing aerosol types in climate models and satellite retrievals by Mielonen, Tero
  53. Evaluation of climate model aerosol trends with ground-based observations over the last two decades Ð an AeroCom and CMIP6 analysis by Mortier, Augustin
  54. COVID-19: Impact on AOD and European Air Quality by Mortier, Augustin
  55. Update on AeroCom Historical experiment by Myhre, Gunnar
  56. Modeled simulated historical (HIST) forcing and trends by Myhre, Gunnar
  57. Evaluation of aerosol absorption in CMIP6 simulations by Nabat, Pierre
  58. Soot aging by ozone/sulfuric acid enhances future warming and reduces shortwave aerosol cooling by changing cloud formation by Neubauer, David
  59. Development of the National Global Data Assimilation Ensemble-based System for Forecasting of Aerosols at NOAA by Pagowski, Mariusz
  60. Update on AeroCom Biomass Burning Emission Injection Height experiment (BBEIH) by Pan, Xiaohua
  61. Recent Advances in Satellite Retrieval of Volcanic Ash Properties by Piontek, Dennis
  62. Making the old new again: Overhauling ORAC by Povey, Adam
  63. Aerosol properties from Airborne Hyper Angular Rainbow Polarimeter (AirHARP) observations during ACEPOL 2017 by Puthukkudy, Anin
  64. Assessing aviation-induced cirrus from satellite during COVID-19 by Quaas, Johannes
  65. Coupling aerosols to (cirrus) clouds in a global aerosol-climate model by Righi, Mattia
  66. EU-Forces project by Riipinen, Ilona
  67. Identifying cloud and aerosols during extreme bushfires using deep learning by Robbins, Daniel
  68. Aircraft observations of Coarse Dust: Radiative Significance and Model Evaluation by Ryder, Claire
  69. Aerosol absorption and precipitation in CMIP6 projections by Samset, Bjorn
  70. Aerosol absorption Ð AeroCom phase III by Sand, Maria
  71. Aerosol absorption Ð AeroCom phase III by Sand, Maria
  72. How consistent are satellite retrievals of smoke from the 2019-2020 Australian fires? by Sayer, Andrew
  73. Aerosol Life Cycle: remaining issues, recommendations for modeling, evaluation issues and proposed AeroCom activities by Schulz, Michael
  74. An AEROCOM/AEROSAT study: evaluation of global models with satellite AAOD and SSA by Schutgens, Nick
  75. ÒBeyond AODÓ, a team science initiative to quantify vertically resolved aerosol absorption to enable climate science breakthroughs by Seidel, Felix
  76. Changes in aerosol atmospheric composition and radiative forcing due to COVID-19 in OsloCTM3 by Skeie, Ragnhild
  77. Emissions-MIP: A Multi-Model Sensitivity Evaluation by Smith, Steven
  78. Comparisons of multi-spectral satellite AOD by Sogacheva, Larisa
  79. Comparison Study of Global Dust Climatology derived from CALIOP and MODIS Aerosol retrievals by Song, Quianqian
  80. Understanding the top-of-atmosphere fluxes difference between AeroCom Phase III models and the CERES product: clear-sky perspective by Su, Wenying
  81. Trend comparison between AeroCom Historical Experiment and satellite observations: TOA clear-sky reflected SW flux and aerosol optical depth by Su, Wenying
  82. Understanding the top-of-atmosphere fluxes difference between AeroCom Phase III models and the CERES product: clear-sky perspective by Su, Wenying
  83. CALIOP Aerosol Typing Performance of Smoke from the 2019-2020 Australian Bushfire Event by Tackett, Jason
  84. Analysis of Scattering Angle Sampling by Multi-Angle Imaging Polarimeters for Different Orbit Geometries by Thompson, Sabrina
  85. Observational constraint on cloud water response to aerosols based on polluted cloud tracks by Toll, Velle
  86. Aerosol and component life cycle diversity: organics by Tsigaridis, Kostas
  87. MUSICAL: Leveraging MUSICA to innovate on the aerosol/chemistry science across US waether/climate models by Tsigaridis, Kostas
  88. Simulating instrumentically defined aerosol type by Tsigaridis, Kostas
  89. Aerosol emission estimation using future satellite observation capabilities under the framework of Observing System Simulation Experiments (OSSEs) by Tsikerdekis, Athanasios
  90. Assimilating aerosol optical properties related to size and absorption from POLDER/PARASOL with an ensemble data assimilation system by Tsikerdekis, Athanasios
  91. Impacts of COVID-19 lockdown on European air quality by Tsyro, Svetlana
  92. Aerosol properties inferred from the Research Scanning Polariemter (RSP) during the Cloud, Aerosol and Monsoon Processes Philippines Experiment (CAMP2Ex) by van Diedenhoven, Bastiaan
  93. How close to sunshine-duration based AOD retrievals is the ECHAM aerosol load over Europe? by Wandji, William
  94. Multi-model Perturbed Parameter Experiment update by Watson-Parris, Duncan
  95. An update on the NASA Aerosol-Cloud-Convection-Precipitation DO Study by Winker, Dave
  96. The contributions of short-lived climate pollutants to global climate change since the pre-industrial era by Xie, Bing
  97. Impacts of domestic emissions and regional transport on aerosol concentration, radiative forcing and climate during 1980Ð2018 by Yang, Yang
  98. Use of machine learning to improve global models on aerosol-cloud interactions without compromising their computing efficiency by Yu, Fangqun
  99. Trans-Atlantic Dust Deposition (TADD): Evaluating GEOS simulation with satellite remote sensing products by Yu, Hongbin
  100. Dust lifetime and size-distribution by Yu, Hongbin
  101. Gigantic African Dust Intrusion into the Caribbean Basin and southern U.S. in June 2020 by Yu, Hongbin
  102. Improved inversion of aerosol components in the atmospheric column from remote sensing data by Zhang, Ying
  103. Intercomparison of aerosol microphysics parameterizations in the MAM aerosol box model by Zhang, Kai
  104. A New Retrieval Algorithm of the Thermal Infrared Optical Depth of Dust Aerosols based on the Combined CALIOP and IIR Observations by Zheng, Jianyu
  105. Understanding the uncertainties in the modeling of biomass burning aerosols by Zhong, Qirui
  106. Aerosol Hygroscopicity by Zhong, Qirui
  107. Modeling the smoky troposphere of the southeast Atlantic: a comparison to ORACLES airborne observations from September of 2016 by Zuidema, Paquita

  • The AeroCom/AeroSAT_discussions section contains AeroCom 2020 and AeroSAT 2020 broadnet discussions and breakout session summaries
  • boardnet discussions on day 1
  • boardnet discussions on day 2
  • boardnet discussions on day 3
  • boardnet discussions on day 4
  • boardnet discussions on day 5
  • session break-out summaries by session raporteurs
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