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


Chandrakar, Kamal Kant, Will Cantrell, Steven Krueger, Raymond A. Shaw, and Scott Wunsch. “Supersaturation fluctuations in moist turbulent Rayleigh–Bénard convection: a two-scalar transport problem.” Journal of Fluid Mechanics 884 (2020).

Chandrakar, KKSaito, IYang, F, Cantrell, W, Gotoh, T, Shaw, RA . Droplet size distributions in turbulent clouds: experimental evaluation of theoretical distributions. Q J R Meteorol Soc20191– 22. https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.3692

Bhandari J, China S, Chandrakar KK, Kinney G, Cantrell W, Shaw RA, Mazzoleni LR, Girotto G, Sharma N, Gorkowski K, Gilardoni S, Decesari S, Facchini MC, Zanca N, Pavese G, Esposito F, Dubey MK, Aiken AC, Chakrabarty RK, Moosmüller H, Onasch TB, Zaveri RA, Scarnato BV, Fialho P, Mazzoleni C. Extensive Soot Compaction by Cloud Processing from Laboratory and Field Observations. Sci Rep. 2019 Aug 14;9(1):11824. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-48143-y.

Desai, N.Chandrakar, K. K.Kinney, G.Cantrell, W., & Shaw, R. A. ( 2019). Aerosol‐mediated glaciation of mixed‐phase clouds: Steady‐state laboratory measurements. Geophysical Research Letters, 46https://doi.org/10.1029/2019GL083503

Packard, C. D.,  Larsen, M. H.,  Cantrell, W., & Shaw, R.A. (2019). Light scattering in a spatially-correlated particle field: role of the radial distribution function. Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer. 106601. 10.1016/j.jqsrt.2019.106601.

Thomas, S.Ovchinnikov, M.Yang, F.Voort, D.Cantrell, W.Krueger, S. K., and Shaw, R. A.. ( 2019). Scaling of an atmospheric model to simulate turbulence and cloud microphysics in the Pi Chamber. J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 11.

Chandrakar, K. K., Cantrell, W., Kostinski, A. B., & Shaw, R. A. (2018). Dispersion aerosol indirect effect in turbulent clouds: Laboratory measurements of effective radius. Geophysical Research Letters, 45, 10,738–10,745.

Chandrakar, K.K., Cantrell, W. and Shaw, R.A., 2018. Influence of Turbulent Fluctuations on Cloud Droplet Size Dispersion and Aerosol Indirect Effects. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 75, 3191-3209.

Niedermeier, D., K. Chang, W. Cantrell, K. K. Chandrakar, D. Ciochetto, and R. A. Shaw, 2018: 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.

Desai, N., Chandrakar, K.K., Chang, K., Cantrell, W. and Shaw, R.A., 2018. Influence of Microphysical Variability on Stochastic Condensation in a Turbulent Laboratory Cloud. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 75, 189-201.

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

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

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

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

Chang, K., Bench, J., Brege, M., Cantrell, W., Chandrakar, K., Ciochetto, D., Mazzoleni, C., Mazzoleni, L.R., Niedermeier, D. and Shaw, R.A., 2016. 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. (Banner Photo)