A Laboratory Facility to Study Gas-Aerosol-Cloud Interactions in a Turbulent Environment, The PI Chamber, by K. Change, J Bench, M Brege, W Cantrell, K. Chandrakar, D. Ciochetto, C. Mazzoleni, L.R. Mazzoleni, D. Nidermeier, and R. A. Shaw

Publications

Prabhakaran, P., A. S. M. Shawon, G. Kinney, S. Thomas, W. Cantrell, and R. A. Shaw: The role of turbulent fluctuations in aerosol activation and cloud formation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 117, 16831-16838 (2020).

Prabhakaran, P., G. Kinney, W. Cantrell, R. A. Shaw, and E. Bodenschatz: High supersaturation in the wake of falling hydrometeors: Implications for cloud invigoration and ice nucleation. Geophysical Research Letters, 47, e2020GL088055, https://doi.org/10.1029/2020GL088055 (2020).

Chandrakar, K. K., W. Cantrell, S. Krueger, R. A. Shaw, and S. Wunsch: Supersaturation fluctuations in moist turbulent Rayleigh–Bénard convection: A two-scalar transport problem. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 884, A19, doi:10.1017/jfm.2019.895 (2020).

Chandrakar, K. K., I. Saito, F. Yang, W. Cantrell, T. Gotoh, and R. A. Shaw: Droplet size distributions in turbulent clouds: Experimental evaluation of theoretical distributions. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 146, 483-504 (2020).

Bhandari J, S. China, K. K. Chandrakar, G. Kinney, W. Cantrell, R. A. Shaw, L. R. Mazzoleni, G. Girotto, N. Sharma, K. Gorkowski, S. Gilardoni, S. Decesari, M. C. Facchini, N. Zanca, G. Pavese, F. Esposito, M. K. Dubey, A. C. Aiken, R. K. Chakrabarty, H. Moosmüller, T. B. Onasch, R. A. Zaveri, B. V. Scarnato, P. Fialho, C. Mazzoleni. Extensive soot compaction by cloud processing from laboratory and field observations. Scientific Reports, 9, 11824 (2019).

Desai, N., K. K. Chandrakar, G. Kinney, W. Cantrell, and R. A. Shaw: Aerosol‐mediated glaciation of mixed‐phase clouds: Steady‐state laboratory measurements. Geophysical Research Letters, 46, 9154-9162 (2019).

Packard, C. D., M. L. Larsen, W. Cantrell, and R. A. Shaw: Light scattering in a spatially-correlated particle field: Role of the radial distribution function. Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, 236, 106601 (2019).

Thomas, S., M. Ovchinnikov, F. Yang, D. van der Voort, W. Cantrell, S. K. Krueger, and R. A. Shaw: Scaling of an atmospheric model to simulate turbulence and cloud microphysics in the Pi Chamber. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, 11, 1981-1994,  https://doi.org/10.1029/2019MS001670 (2019).

Chandrakar, K. K., W. Cantrell, A. B. Kostinski, & R. A. Shaw: Dispersion aerosol indirect effect in turbulent clouds: Laboratory measurements of effective radius. Geophysical Research Letters45, 10738-10745 (2018).

Chandrakar, K.K., W. Cantrell and R. A. Shaw: Influence of turbulent fluctuations on cloud droplet size dispersion and aerosol indirect effects. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 75, 3191-3209 (2018).

Niedermeier, D., K. Chang, W. Cantrell, K. K. Chandrakar, D. Ciochetto, and R. A. Shaw: Observation of a link between energy dissipation rate and oscillation frequency of the large-scale circulation in dry and moist Rayleigh-Bénard turbulence. Physical Review Fluids, 3, 083501 (2018).

Desai, N., K. K. Chandrakar, K. Chang, W. Cantrell, and R. A. Shaw: Influence of microphysical variability on stochastic condensation in a turbulent laboratory cloud. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 75, 189-201 (2018).

Larsen, M. L., and R. A. Shaw: A method for computing the three-dimensional radial distribution function of cloud particles from holographic images. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 11, 4261-4272 (2018).

Packard, C. D., R. A. Shaw, W. H. Cantrell, G. M. Kinney, M. C. Roggemann, and J. R. Valenzuela: Measuring the detector-observed impact of optical blurring due to aerosols in a laboratory cloud chamber. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 12, 042404 (2018).

Chandrakar, K.K., W. Cantrell, D. Ciochetto, S. Karki, G. Kinney, and R. A. Shaw: Aerosol removal and cloud collapse accelerated by supersaturation fluctuations in turbulence. Geophysical Research Letters, 44, 4359-4367 (2017).

Chandrakar, K. K., W. Cantrell, K. Chang, D. Ciochetto, D. Niedermeier, M. Ovchinnikov, R. A. Shaw and F. Yang: Aerosol indirect effect from turbulence-induced broadening of cloud-droplet size distributions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113, 14243-14248 (2016).

Chang, K., J. Bench, M. Brege, W. Cantrell, K. K. Chandrakar, D. Ciochetto, C. Mazzoleni, L. R. Mazzoleni, D. Niedermeier, and R. A. Shaw: A laboratory facility to study gas–aerosol–cloud interactions in a turbulent environment: The Π chamber. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 97, 2343-2358 (2016). (Banner Photo)