SPARC Workshop:
Stratospheric Sulfur and its Role in Climate (SSiRC)
28 - 30 October 2013, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
**Abstract submission is now closed.
*Registration fee is $325*
SPARC Workshop:
Stratospheric Sulfur and It’s Role in Climate (SSiRC)
28 - 30 October 2013, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
**Abstract submission is now closed**
**Registration fee is $325**

Program - revised

The SSiRC workshop will run from Monday the 28th until Wednesday the 30th October 2013. Two poster sessions will be provided, each comprising 1.5 hours. Each presenter is provided with HALF of a 4-foot-high by 8-foot-wide poster board. The usable space for each presenter will be 4-foot-high (1.2 meters, 48 inches) by 4-foot-wide (1.2 meters, 48 inches).

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Monday – 28 October 2013

Theme 1: Satellite, aircraft and in-situ measurements

08:00 – 09:00

 

Registration/ Poster set up

 

09:00 – 09:15

Larry Thomason/Claudia Timmreck/Ray Wang

Welcome and Overview

 

09:15 – 10:00

Opening lecture by Terry Deshler

Invited Lecture

 

50 Years of balloon measurements of stratospheric aerosol

10:00 – 10:15

Marc von Hobe

Talk

Insights into sulfur transport to the stratosphere from past and future aircraft campaigns in the tropics

10:15 – 10:30

Jianchun Bian

Talk

Balloon- borne measurement of Asian tropopause aerosol layer at Kunming and Lhasa during Asian summer monsoon

10:30 – 11:00

Morning tea

 

 

11:00 – 11:15

Hans Schlager

Talk

Gas-phase sulfuric acid in the stratosphere: measurement technique, previous and future observations

11:15 - 11:30

Roisin Commane

Talk

Tropospheric fluxes of OCS: Measurements from the oceans to the terrestrial biosphere

11:30 – 11:45

 

John Barnes

Talk

A reanalysis of the Mauna Loa Observatory stratospheric aerosol lidar time series

11:45 – 12:00

Simon Carn

Talk

Satellite measurements of volcanic SO2 emissions into the UTLS

 

12:00 – 13:30

Lunch

 

 

13:30 – 14:00

Michael Hoepfner

Invited Lecture

MIPAS observations of sulphur dioxide (SO2) and carbonyl sulphide (COS)

14:00 – 14:15

Lena Brinkhof

Talk

Stratospheric Aerosol Extinction Measured by SCIAMACHY on ENVISAT

14:15 – 14:30

 

Didier Rault

Talk

Global stratospheric aerosol distribution as measured by the OMPS/LP

14:30 – 14:45

 

Adam Bourassa

Talk

The OSIRIS Stratospheric Aerosol Record

14:45 – 15:00

 

Larry Thomason

Talk

Stratospheric Aerosol Measurements by the SAGE Series of Instruments: 1975 to 2005

15:00 - 15:15

Christine Bingen

Talk

Stratospheric activities around the Aerosol_CCI project

15:15 – 16:45

Afternoon tea in conjunction with Poster session

Poster Session

 

 

16:45 - 18:00

Breakout groups or Plenary discussion

 

 

 

 

Tuesday – 29 October 2013

Theme 2: Transport and Process modelling

09:00 – 09:45

Bill Randel

Keynote Lecture

 

Transport, chemistry and aerosols in the Asian monsoon anticyclone

09:45 – 10:00

Fadnavis Suvarna

Talk

Transport of aerosols into the UTLS and their impact on the Asian monsoon region as seen in a global model simulation

10:00 – 10:15

Jean-Paul Vernier

Talk

Long-term trend of upper tropospheric aerosol loadings during the Summer Asian Monsoon.

10:15 – 10:30

T. Duncan Fairlie

Talk

Dispersion of the Nabro volcanic plume and its relation to the Asian summer monsoon

10:30 – 10:45

Sabine Griessbach

Talk

MIPAS Volcanic Sulfate Aerosol Observations of the Nabro Eruption

10:45 – 11:15

Morning tea

 

 

11:15 – 11:45

Stephan Fueglistaler

Invited Lecture

Stratospheric aerosol and TTL temperature trends

11:45 - 12:00

Mian Chin

Talk

Anthropogenic and volcanic contributions to stratospheric sulfate aerosols

12:00 – 12:15

Ru-Shan Gao

Talk

 

OH in the TTL and its relationships to solar radiation and reactive nitrogen

12:15 – 12:30

 

Robyn Schofield

Talk

Uncertainties due to Convection over the Maritime Continent: Implications for Stratospheric Sulfur

12:30 –  12:45

Ryan Neely

Talk

The Contribution of Anthropogenic SO2 Emissions to the Asian Tropopause Aerosol Layer

12:45 – 13:00

Anke Roiger

Talk

Aircraft measurements of the SO2 distribution in the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere

13:00 – 14:30

Lunch

 

 

14:30 – 15:00

Dan Murphy

Invited Talk

Observations of the chemical composition of stratospheric aerosol

particles

15:00 – 15:15

Narcisa Banda

Talk

The effect of the stratospheric sulfur from Pinatubo on the oxidizing capacity of the troposphere

15:15 – 15:30

 

Simone Tilmes

Talk

The impact of volcanic aerosols on stratospheric chemistry

15:30 – 15:45

Ulrike Niemeier

Talk

Geoengineered sulfate aerosol - microphysical evolution depending on emission parameters

15:45 – 16:00

 

Jason English

Talk

Sectional aerosol model simulations of large volcanic eruptions with van der Waals forces find limited climate effects and complex aerosol size evolution

16:00 – 16:30

Afternoon tea

 

 

16:30 – 18:00

Breakout groups

 

 

 

 

Wednesday – 30 October 2013

Theme 3: Microphysics and climate

09:00 – 09:45

Alan Robock

Keynote Lecture

 

Stratospheric Sulfur Geoengineering -- Benefits and Risks

09:45 – 10:00

Mike Mills

Talk

Toward a prognostic representation of stratospheric sulfate aerosol in the Community Earth System Model, version 1 (CESM1)

10:00 – 10:15

Matt Toohey

Talk

The dynamical response to volcanic eruptions: sensitivity of model results to prescribed aerosol forcing

10:15 – 10:30

Ross Salawitch

Talk

A critical evaluation of volcanic cooling

10:30 – 12:00

Morning tea

in conjunction with poster session

Poster

 

12:00 – 12:30

Jim Haywood

Invited Lecture

Impacts of stratospheric aerosols

on Sahelian rainfall

12:30 – 12:45

Graham Mann

Talk

Whole-atmosphere aerosol microphysics simulations of the Mt. Pinatubo eruption:

12:45 – 13:00

 

Thomas Peter

Talk

Stratospheric Aerosol Loading after Pinatubo:

13:00 – 14:30

Lunch

 

 

14:30 – 15:00

Debra Weisenstein

Invited Lecture

Modelling Stratospheric Aerosols at Background Levels:  New Results from SOCOL and GEOS-CHEM

15:00 – 15:15

 

Rene Hommel

Talk

Quasi-biennial oscillation of the tropical stratospheric aerosol layer

15:15 – 15:30

Patrick Campbell

Talk

The Global Extent and Variability of the Stratospheric CN Layer:  A Three Dimensional Modeling Study

15:30 – 15:45

Christoph Bruehl

Talk

Stratospheric sulphur and its implications for radiative forcing as simulated by the CCM EMAC with interactive aerosol

15:45 – 16:15

Afternoon tea

 

 

16.15 – 17.30

Larry Thomason/Tom Peter

Plenary discussion

Years after ASAP

 

17.30 – 18.00

Adjourn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday – 31 October 2013

SSG Meeting

09:00 – 13:00

SSG Members

SSiRC Steering group meeting