The Colorado State University Convective CLoud Outflows and UpDrafts Experiment (C3LOUD-Ex)

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  • 1 Department of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523.
  • 2 Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523.
  • 3 Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309.
  • 4 Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68588.
  • 5 WeatherFlow, Fort Collins, CO 80524.
  • 6 Amazon.com, Seattle, WA 98109.
  • 7 ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes and School of Earth Sciences, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia.
  • 8 Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.
  • 9 Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY 11973.
  • 10 NOAA/NESDIS Center for Satellite Applications and Research, Fort Collins, CO.
  • 11 Green Energy Options (GEO) Limited, Cambridge, UK.
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Capsule Summary

Exploring convective updrafts and cold pools using novel observational strategies, including a “Flying Curtain” of drones, radiosondes, and surface stations, to characterize cold pool heterogeneities, and targeting updrafts using radiosondes.

Corresponding author: Susan C. van den Heever, Department of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523; email: Sue.vandenHeever@colostate.edu

Capsule Summary

Exploring convective updrafts and cold pools using novel observational strategies, including a “Flying Curtain” of drones, radiosondes, and surface stations, to characterize cold pool heterogeneities, and targeting updrafts using radiosondes.

Corresponding author: Susan C. van den Heever, Department of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523; email: Sue.vandenHeever@colostate.edu
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