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


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)