Working Group 3: Tropospheric Radiative Heating
Chairs: A. Jayaraman,
Francisco P.J. Valero,

INDOEX Workshop, Utrecht, The Netherlands
September 8-10, 1999


Participants and topics (updated August 25, 1999):

Andy Ackerman (ARC, NASA)
Dissipation of tradewind cumulus due to solar heating by soot

Bill Collins and Phil Rasch (NCAR, BOULDER)
Estimates of Tropospheric Radiative Heating & Forcing from an Aerosol Assimilation Model

Bucholtz, A., B. Bush, S.K. Pope and F.P.J. Valero (Scripps Institution of Oceanography, San Diego)
The C-130 radiation data (ARL-RAMS)

Bush, B., A. Bucholtz, S.K. Pope and F. P. J.Valero (Scripps Institution of Oceanography, San Diego)
The KCO radiation data (ARL-RAMS)

Chandra Venkataraman (Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay)
1. Model estimates of the contribution of aerosol chemical constituents to optical depth and radiative forcing over India.
2. Measurements of aerosol characteristics at Mumbai during the INDOEX IFP99 (preliminary results).

Francisco P. J. Valero, A. Bucholtz, B. Bush and S.K. Pope (Scripps Institution of Oceanography, San Diego)
Aerosol radiative forcing and tropospheric heating during INDOEX.

Francois Dulac (France)
Presentations on: Lidar results from Goa, another one on field measurements from Goa and Dharwad, and one on the results from Meteosat

Han van Dop, Jeroen van der Hage and Alexander Los (IMAU, Utrecht University)
The DIRAM concept: design and first test of an instrument to determine the visible radiation distribution in cloudy environments

Igor A. Podgorny and V. Ramanathan (Scripps Institution of Oceanography, San Diego)
Aerosol radiative forcing under broken clouds

James A. Coakley and Bill Tahnk (Oregon State University, Corvallis)
Retrievals of Aerosol Optical Depths for INDOEX

Jayaraman A. (Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad)
Consolidation of the aerosol optical depth, mass concentration, size distribution and direct solar flux data from the Sagar Kanya INDOEX cruises, 1996 - 1999

Jean Philippe Duvel (Laboratoire de Meteorologie Dynamique, Palaiseau Cedex, France)
Potential use of ScaRaB measurements for INDOEX: Discussions about the interaction between cloud/aerosol radiative perturbations and the intraseasonal oscillation of the convection over the Indian Ocean

Krishna Moorthy, K. (Space Physics Laboratory, Trivandrum)
1. Studies on Atmospheric Aerosols by SPL during the INDOEX
2. Aerosol optical depths from Mauritius: Is the South as 'pristine' as thought to be?

Rajeev and V. Ramanathan (Scripps Institution of Oceanography, San Diego)
Regional scale aerosol radiative forcing over the INDOEX area

Trish Quinn and Tim Bates (NOAA PMEL, Seattle)
Shipboard (Ron Brown) measurements of aerosol properties during INDOEX

Viollier, M. (Laboratoire de Meteorologie Dynamique Palaiseau Cedex, France)
ScaRaB dataset(ScaRaB: Scanner for Radiation Budget, broad-band and narrow-band radiometer)