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Aerosols-cloud interaction during active-break cycle of Indian summer monsoon from satellite observations and cloud resolving model simulations
Author(s): Anwesa Bhattacharya; V. Venugopal; Arindam Chakraborty
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Paper Abstract

In this work, we have documented the characteristics of cloud hydrometeors over Indian region and surrounding oceans during pre-monsoon and monsoon seasons, using satellite data and cloud resolving model simulations. We have identified spatio-temporal variability of hydrometeors and explained them with the help of physical properties of the atmosphere. Further, we have performed cloud-resolving simulations of the WRF-Chem to understand the observed variability of cloud liquid water and rainfall. We have also found changes in cloud properties during high and low aerosol loading, leading to changes in the characteristics of intraseasonal oscillation of Indian summer monsoon.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 May 2016
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 9882, Remote Sensing and Modeling of the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Interactions VI, 988209 (3 May 2016);
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Anwesa Bhattacharya, Indian Institute of Science (India)
V. Venugopal, Indian Institute of Science (India)
Arindam Chakraborty, Indian Institute of Science (India)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9882:
Remote Sensing and Modeling of the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Interactions VI
Tiruvalam N. Krishnamurti; Madhavan Nair Rajeevan, Editor(s)

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