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7th AEROCOM workshop

(held at Cabin hotel, Reykjavik, Iceland, Oct 08-10, 2008)

Host: Icelandic Meteorological Institute and University of Oslo, Norway

This document contains presentations of the AEROCOM workshop at Rejkjavik in October 2008. Contributions are bundled by topics:


  1. The WORKSHOP INFO outlines the program and lists names of the workshop participants
  2. The OVERVIEW section contains presentations on project status and goals


  1. The MODELING and ANALYSIS section contains presentations addressing advances in aerosol component modeling and data analysis
  2. The COMPARISON and SCORING section contains presentations intended to faciltate model intercomparisons and presentations to on scoring model performance
  3. The JOINT ANALYSES section contains presentations on joint analysis effort within AeroCom and in conjunction with other model-evaluation initiatives


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  1. outlines the workshop program, lists the workshop participants and contains submitted presentation abstracts
  2. list sightseeing highlights in Reykjvik, Iceland


  1. welcome and overview presented by M. Schulz (LSCE)
  2. future activities and direction presented by M. Schulz (LSCE)


  1. aerosol microphysics impact on climate forcing presented by S. Bauer (NASA-GISS)
  2. evaluating black carbon modeling presented by S. Gilardoni (JRC)
  3. in-droplet and in-crystal aerosol representation in modeling presented by C. Hoose (U.of Oslo)
  4. aerosol radiative forcing predictions for the 21st century presented by T. Takemura (U. of Kyusho)
  5. indirect effect sensitivities in the CAM-Oslo presented by J.-E. Kristjansson (U. of Oslo)
  6. The NCEP aerosol forecasting system presented by S.Lu (NOAA)
  7. diffuse radiation on carbon sink and aerosol assimilations in EU aerosol forecasting project GEMS presented by N.Bellouin (UK Met Off)
  8. analysis of multi-decadal aerosol variability presented by T.Diehl (NASA-GSFC)
  9. aerosol effects on climate presented by D.Koch (NASA-GISS)
  10. nudging artefacts presented by J.Feichter (MPI-Met)
  11. direct aerosol radiative forcing with the Oslo-CTM presented by G.Myhre (CICERO Oslo)
  12. modeling of new particle formation and growth presented by G.Mann (U. of Oxford)
  13. internal mixing impact on aerosol direct effects presented by O.Seland (U. of Oslo)
  14. aerosol (size) modular formulation and impacts presented by X.Liu (PNNL)
  15. moisture sub-grid variability impact on AOD presented by A.DaSilva (NASA-GSFC)


  1. model evaluations in AeroCom presented by M.Schulz (LSCE)
  2. the CMOR tool for model output harmonization presented by T.DePaus (MPI-Met)
  3. the AMAPS modeling assessment tool presented by A.Braverman (NASA-JPL)
  4. a new concept in scoring and new data presented by S.Kinne (MPI-Met)
  5. benchmarks for dust modeling presented by N.Huneeus (LSCE)
  6. aerosol emissions for hindcast simulations presented by T.Diehl (NASA-GSFC)
  7. the GEOS 5 aerosol climatology presented by C.Randles (NASA-GSFC)
  8. new (EU) aerosol data from the GlobAER project presented by G.Thomas (U. of Oxford)
  9. solar dimming and brighting at surface sites presented by M.Wild (ETHZ)
  10. airborne HRSL(lidar) measurements presented by R.Ferrare (NASA-LarC)
  11. summarizing airborne campaign data for modeling presented by M. Chin (NASA-GSFC) for G.Chen (NASA-LarC)


  1. AeroCom activities in the context of HTAP and AC&C presented by M.Schulz (LSCE)
  2. organic aerosol experiments presented by K.Tsigaridis (NASA-GISS)
  3. aerosol forcing experiments presented by P. Stier (U. of Oxford)
  4. aerosol indirect effect experiments presented by J. Quaas (MPI-Met)
  5. aerosol absorption experiments presented by D. Koch (NASA-GISS)
  6. aerosol microphysics experiments presented by G. Mann (U. of Leeds)
  7. aerosol dust experiments presented by M.Schulz (LSCE) for P.Ginoux (GFDL)

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