Tom Ackerman

Tom Ackerman
University of Washington
Atmospheric Sciences and JISAO
3737 Brooklyn Ave, NE
Fields of interest
Radiative properties and impacts of clouds and aerosol; remote sensing; radiative forcing of climate

Description of scientific projects
Use of data to evaluate climate model cloud properties: Ground-based observations from the ARM Program; Satellite data, specificically MISR and CloudSat; Application to conventional climate models and to the Multi-scale Modeling Framework Retrieval of cloud properties: Multi-instrument retreivals with a specific emphasis on mm radar; Aerosol impacts on solar radiation