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ICLASS: Integrated Cloud, Land-surface, and Aerosol System Study

The ICLASS vision is to transform our understanding of climate processes and provide more robust model representations of the climate system by integrating new knowledge about clouds and aerosols, and their interactions with each other and the Earth’s surface. This approach combines measurements and data discovery with high-resolution multi-scale modeling to advance the fundamental understanding of processes associated with land-atmosphere-cloud interactions, transitions in cloud populations, the evolution of carbonaceous aerosol populations, and aerosol-cloud interactions.
Keywords aerosols, ARM, clouds, environmental chamber, land-atmosphere interactions, LES, Modeling with ARM Data, multi-scale modeling, urbanization
TYPE Scientific Focus Area
Principal Investigator (PI)
Jerome Fast
Lead Institution
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