Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences

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Volume 78, 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

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Anne K. Smith, National Center for Atmospheric Research

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On the tropospheric response to transient stratospheric momentum torques

Ian P. White, Chaim I. Garfinkel, and Peter Hitchcock
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Transition of Near-Ground Vorticity Dynamics During Tornadogenesis

Jannick Fischer and Johannes M. L. Dahl
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A linear relationship between vertical velocity and condensation processes in deep convection

Leah D. Grant, Susan C. van den Heever, Ziad S. Haddad, Jennie Bukowski, Peter J. Marinescu, Rachel L. Storer, Derek J. Posselt, and Graeme L. Stephens
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A parameterization of slantwise convection in the WRF model

Ting-Chen Chen, Man-Kong Yau, and Daniel J. Kirshbaum
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Shallow cumulus properties as captured by adiabatic fraction in high-resolution LES simulations

Eshkol Eytan, Alexander Khain, Mark Pinsky, Orit Altaratz, Jacob Shpund, and Ilan Koren
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Large-eddy simulations of marine boundary-layer clouds associated with cold air outbreaks during the ACTIVATE campaign– part 1: Case setup and sensitivities to large-scale forcings

Xiang-Yu Li, Hailong Wang, Jingyi Chen, Satoshi Endo, Geet George, Brian Cairns, Seethala Chellappan, Xubin Zeng, Simon Kirschler, Christiane Voigt, Armin Sorooshian, Ewan Crosbie, Gao Chen, Richard Anthony Ferrare, William I. Gustafson Jr., Johnathan W Hair, Mary M Kleb, Hongyu Liu, Richard Moore, David Painemal, Claire Robinson, Amy Jo Scarino, Michael Shook, Taylor J Shingler, Kenneth Lee Thornhill, Florian Tornow, Heng Xiao, Luke D Ziemba, and Paquita Zuidema
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Idealized large-eddy simulations of stratocumulus advecting over cold water. Part 1: Boundary layer decoupling

Youtong Zheng, Haipeng Zhang, Daniel Rosenfeld, Seoung-Soo Lee, Tianning Su, and Zhanqing Li
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Limitations of bin and bulk microphysics in reproducing the observed spatial structure of light precipitation

Mikael K. Witte, Hugh Morrison, Anthony B. Davis, and Joao Teixeira
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Driving Mechanisms of Double-Nosed Low-Level Jets during MATERHORN Experiment

Luigi Brogno, Francesco Barbano, Laura Sandra Leo, Harindra J.S. Fernando, and Silvana Di Sabatino
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Generalized lapse rate formulas for use in entraining CAPE calculations

John M. Peters, Jake P. Mulholland, and Daniel R. Chavas
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Influences of environmental relative humidity and horizontal scale of sub-cloud ascent on deep convective initiation

Hugh Morrison, John M. Peters, Kamal Kant Chandrakar, and Steven C. Sherwood
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A Closure for the Virtual Origin of Turbulent Plumes

Nathaniel Tarshish and David M. Romps
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New Empirical Formulation for the Sublimational Breakup of Graupel and Dendritic Snow

Akash Deshmukh, Vaughan T. J. Phillips, Aaron Bansemer, Sachin Patade, and Deepak Waman

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Spectrally Consistent Scattering, Absorption, and Polarization Properties of Atmospheric Ice Crystals at Wavelengths from 0.2 to 100 μm

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

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Have Aerosols Caused the Observed Atlantic Multidecadal Variability?

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A Particle-Surface-Area-Based Parameterization of Immersion Freezing on Desert Dust Particles

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Representing Equilibrium and Nonequilibrium Convection in Large-Scale Models

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Convectively Coupled Equatorial Waves Simulated on an Aquaplanet in a Global Nonhydrostatic Experiment

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What Is the Predictability Limit of Midlatitude Weather?

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The Mysteries of Mammatus Clouds: Observations and Formation Mechanisms

David M. Schultz, Katharine M. Kanak, Jerry M. Straka, Robert J. Trapp, Brent A. Gordon, Dusan S. Zrnić, George H. Bryan, Adam J. Durant, Timothy J. Garrett, Petra M. Klein, and Douglas K. Lilly
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The MODIS Aerosol Algorithm, Products, and Validation

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