Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences

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Volume 79, Issue 12

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The Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences (JAS) publishes basic research related to the physics, dynamics, and chemistry of the atmosphere of Earth and other planets, with emphasis on the quantitative and deductive aspects of the subject.

ISSN: 0022-4928; eISSN: 1520-0469

Editor in Chief

Anne K. Smith, National Center for Atmospheric Research

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Refreezing of Partially Melted Hydrometeors: Polarimetric Radar Observations and Microphysical Model Simulations

Dana M. Tobin
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Matthew R. Kumjian
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Mariko Oue
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Pavlos Kollias
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The Role of Cloud-Cloud Interactions in the Lifecycle of Shallow Cumulus Clouds

Jingyi Chen
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Samson Hagos
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Zhe Feng
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Jerome D. Fast
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Heng Xiao
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Characteristics of Tropical Convective Gravity Waves Resolved by ERA5 Reanalysis

Hamid A. Pahlavan
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John M. Wallace
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Qiang Fu
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Vertical Motions Forced by Small-Scale Terrain and Cloud Microphysical Response in Extratropical Precipitation Systems

Bart Geerts
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Coltin Grasmick
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Robert M. Rauber
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Troy J. Zaremba
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Lulin Xue
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Katja Friedrich
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Characteristics of Dust Storms Generated by Trapped Waves in the Lee of Mountains

Amato T. Evan
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William C. Porter
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Rachel Clemesha
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Alex Kuwano
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Robert Frouin
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Data-driven transition path analysis yields a statistical understanding of sudden stratospheric warming events in an idealized model

Justin Finkel
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Robert J. Webber
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Edwin P. Gerber
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Dorian S. Abbot
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Jonathan Weare
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A Physically-based, Meshless Lagrangian Approach to Simulate Melting Precipitation

Craig Pelissier
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William Olson
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Kwo-Sen Kuo
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Adrian Loftus
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Robert Schrom
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Ian Adams
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Atmospheric Cold Pools in the Bay of Bengal

Iury T. Simoes-Sousa
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Amit Tandon
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Jared Buckley
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Debasis Sengupta
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Sree Lekha J
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Emily Shroyer
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Simon P. de Szoeke
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Evaluating Common Characteristics of Antarctic Tropopause Polar Vortices

Andrea E. Gordon
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Steven M. Cavallo
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Amanda K. Novak
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Using machine learning to estimate non-orographic gravity wave characteristics at source levels

Mozhgan Amiramjadi
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Riwal Plougonven
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Ali R. Mohebalhojeh
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Mohammad Mirzaei
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Low-level circulation and its coupling with free-tropospheric variability as a mechanism of spontaneous aggregation of moist convection

Tomoro Yanase
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Seiya Nishizawa
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Hiroaki Miura
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Tetsuya Takemi
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Hirofumi Tomita
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Disentangling the influences of storm-relative flow and horizontal streamwise vorticity on low-level mesocyclones in supercells

John M. Peters
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Brice E. Coffer
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Matthew D Parker
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Christopher J. Nowotarski
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Jake P. Mulholland
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Cameron J. Nixon
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John T. Allen
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Precipitation Growth Processes in the Comma Head Region of the 7 February 2020 Northeast Snowstorm: results from IMPACTS

Megan M. Varcie
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Troy J. Zaremba
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Robert M. Rauber
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Greg M. McFarquhar
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Joseph A. Finlon
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Lynn A. McMurdie
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Alexander Ryzhkov
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Martin Schnaiter
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Emma Järvinen
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Fritz Waitz
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David J. Delene
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Michael R. Poellot
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Matthew McLinden
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Andrew Janiszeski
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A sea surface-based drag model for Large Eddy Simulation of wind-wave interaction

Aditya K. Aiyer
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Luc Deike
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Michael E. Mueller
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Upscale versus ‘up-amplitude’ growth of forecast-error spectra

Richard Rotunno
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Chris Snyder
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Falko Judt
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Dynamical Core Damping of Thermal Tides in the Martian Atmosphere

Yuan Lian
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Mark I. Richardson
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Claire E. Newman
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Chris Lee
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Anthony Toigo
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Scott Guzewich
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Roger V. Yelle
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Quantifying Uncertainty in Ice Particle Velocity-Dimension Relationships Using MC3E Observations

Andrew M. Dzambo
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Greg McFarquhar
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Joseph A. Finlon
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Hydrometeor Storage and Advection Effects in DYNAMO Budget Analyses

Richard H. Johnson
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Paul E. Ciesielski
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Wayne H. Schubert
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Water lifting and outflow gain of kinetic energy in tropical cyclones

Anastassia M. Makarieva
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Victor G. Gorshkov
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Andrei V. Nefiodov
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Alexander V. Chikunov
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Douglas Sheil
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Antonio Donato Nobre
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Paulo Nobre
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Günter Plunien
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Ruben D. Molina
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Toward Cloud Tomography from Space using MISR and MODIS: Locating the “Veiled Core” in Opaque Convective Clouds

Linda Forster
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Anthony B. Davis
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David J. Diner
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Bernhard Mayer
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On the structure of instantaneous radiative forcing kernels for greenhouse gases

Amanda C. Maycock
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Christopher J. Smith
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Alexandru Rap
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Owain Rutherford
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Idealized high-resolution simulations of a back-building convective system that causes torrential rain

Junshi Ito
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Hiroshige Tsuguchi
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Syugo Hayashi
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Hiroshi Niino
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Volume 79 (2022): Issue 12 (Dec 2022)

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Review of Aerosol–Cloud Interactions: Mechanisms, Significance, and Challenges

Jiwen Fan
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Yuan Wang
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Daniel Rosenfeld
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Xiaohong Liu
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Spectrally Consistent Scattering, Absorption, and Polarization Properties of Atmospheric Ice Crystals at Wavelengths from 0.2 to 100 μm

Ping Yang
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Lei Bi
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Bryan A. Baum
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Kuo-Nan Liou
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George W. Kattawar
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Michael I. Mishchenko
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Benjamin Cole
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A Particle-Surface-Area-Based Parameterization of Immersion Freezing on Desert Dust Particles

Monika Niemand
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Ottmar Möhler
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Bernhard Vogel
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Heike Vogel
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Corinna Hoose
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Paul Connolly
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Holger Klein
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Heinz Bingemer
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Paul DeMott
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Julian Skrotzki
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Thomas Leisner
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Have Aerosols Caused the Observed Atlantic Multidecadal Variability?

Rong Zhang
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Thomas L. Delworth
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Rowan Sutton
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Daniel L. R. Hodson
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Keith W. Dixon
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Isaac M. Held
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Yochanan Kushnir
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John Marshall
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Yi Ming
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Rym Msadek
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Jon Robson
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Anthony J. Rosati
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MingFang Ting
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Gabriel A. Vecchi
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Representing Equilibrium and Nonequilibrium Convection in Large-Scale Models

Peter Bechtold
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Noureddine Semane
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Philippe Lopez
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Jean-Pierre Chaboureau
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Anton Beljaars
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Niels Bormann

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What Is the Predictability Limit of Midlatitude Weather?

Fuqing Zhang
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Y. Qiang Sun
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Linus Magnusson
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Roberto Buizza
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Shian-Jiann Lin
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Jan-Huey Chen
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Kerry Emanuel
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The Mysteries of Mammatus Clouds: Observations and Formation Mechanisms

David M. Schultz
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Katharine M. Kanak
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Jerry M. Straka
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Robert J. Trapp
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Brent A. Gordon
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Dusan S. Zrnić
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George H. Bryan
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Adam J. Durant
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Timothy J. Garrett
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Petra M. Klein
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Douglas K. Lilly
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