David Mitchell

Dr. David Mitchell: Professional Qualifications/CV

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Selected Publications

Liu, X., Easter, R. C., Ghan, S. J., Zaveri, R., Rasch, P., Shi, X., Lamarque, J.-F., Gettelman, A., Morrison, H., Vitt, F., Conley, A., Park, S., Neale, R., Hannay, C., Ekman, A. M. L., Hess, P., Mahowald, N., Collins, W., Iacono, M. J., Bretherton, C. S., Flanner, M. G., and Mitchell, D., 2012: Toward a minimal representation of aerosols in climate models: description and evaluation in the Community Climate Model CAM5. Geosci. Model Development, 5, 709-739, doi:10.5194/gmd-5-709-2012.

Mitchell, D. L., S. Mishra, and R. P. Lawson, 2011: Representing the ice fall speed in climate models: Results from Tropical Composition, Cloud and Climate Coupling (TC4) and the Indirect and Semi-Direct Aerosol Campaign (ISDAC), J. Geophys. Res., 116, D00T03, doi:10.1029/2010JD015433.

Mitchell, D.L., R.P. Lawson, and B. Baker, 2011: Understanding effective diameter and its application to terrestrial radiation in ice clouds. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 3417-3429, doi:10.5194/acp-11-3417-2011.

Mitchell, D. L., and R. P. d’Entremont, 2011: Satellite retrieval of the liquid water fraction in tropical clouds between -20° and -38°C. Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss., 4, 1-42, doi:10.5194/amtd-4-1-2011.

Morrison, H., Vitt, F., Conley, A., Park, S., Neale, R., Hannay, C., Ekman, A. M. L., Hess, P., Mahowald, N., Collins, W., Iacono, M. J., Bretherton, C. S., Flanner, M. G., and Mitchell, D., 2011: Toward a minimal representation of aerosol direct and indirect effects: model description and evaluation, Geosci. Model Dev. Discuss., 4, 3485-3598, doi:10.5194/gmdd-4-3485-2011.

Gettelman, A., X. Liu, S.J. Ghan, H. Morrison, S. Park, A.J. Conley, S.A. Klein, J. Boyle, D.L. Mitchell, and J.-L.F. Li, 2010: Global simulations of ice nucleation and ice supersaturation with an improved cloud scheme in the Community Atmosphere Model. J. Geophys. Res., 115, D18216, doi:10.1029/2009JD013797.

Lawson, R.P., E. Jensen, D.L. Mitchell, B. Baker, Q. Mo and B. Pilson, 2010: Microphysical and Radiative Properties of Tropical Clouds Investigated in TC4 and NAMMA. J. Geophys. Res., 115, D00J08, doi:10.1029/2009JD013017.

Mitchell, D.L., R.P. D'Entremont, and R.P. Lawson, 2010: Inferring Cirrus Size Distributions through Satellite Remote Sensing and Microphysical Databases. J. Atmos. Sci., 67, 1106-1125, doi:10.1175/2009JAS3150.1.

Mitchell, D.L. and W. Finnegan, 2009: Modification of cirrus clouds to reduce global warming. Environ. Res. Lett., 4, 045102 (8 pp), doi:10.1088/1748-9326/4/4/045102.

Mitchell, D.L., R.P. d’Entremont, and R.P. Lawson, 2009: Inferring cirrus size distributions through satellite remote sensing and microphysical databases. J. Atmos. Sci., 67, 1106-1125. doi:10.1175/2009JAS3150.1.

Mitchell, D.L., P.J. Rasch, D. Ivanova, G.M. McFarquhar, T. Nousiainen, 2008:
Impact of small ice crystal assumptions on ice sedimentation rates in cirrus clouds and GCM simulations. Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, doi:10.1029/2008GL033552.

Mishra, S., D.L. Mitchell, and D. DeSlover, 2008:
Ground based retrievals of small ice crystals and water phase in Arctic cirrus. American Institute of Physics (AIP), Proceedings of the International Radiation Symposium, Foz do Iguassu, Brazil, 3-8 August 2008.

Mitchell, D.L., and R.P. d’Entremont, 2008:
Satellite remote sensing of small ice crystal concentrations in cirrus clouds. American Institute of Physics (AIP), Proceedings of the International Radiation Symposium, Foz do Iguassu, Brazil, 3-8 August 2008.

Mitchell, D.L., A.J. Brown, W.P. Arnott, and C. Schmitt, 2006:
Testing and comparing the modified anomalous diffraction approximation. Accepted for publication in J. Atmos. Sci., 63, 2948-2962.

Mitchell, D.L., A. Huggins and V. Grubisic, 2006:
A new snow growth model with application to radar precipitation estimates. Atmos. Res., 82, 2-18.

Mitchell, D.L. and A.J. Heymsfield, 2005:
Refinements in the treatment of ice particle terminal velocities, highlighting aggregates. J. Atmos. Sci., 62, 1637-1644.

Mitchell, D.L., R.P. d'Entremont, D.H. DeSlover, and W.P. Arnott, 2003:
Multispectral thermal retrievals of size distribution shape, effective size, ice water path, optical depth and photon tunneling contribution. 12th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, AMS Annual Meeting, Long Beach , California, 9-13 Feb. 2003.

Mitchell, D.L., 2002:
Effective diameter in radiation transfer: General definition, applications and limitations. J. Atmos. Sci., 59, 2330-2346.

Mitchell, D.L., D. Ivanova, R. Rabin, K. Redmond, and T.J. Brown, 2002:
Gulf of California sea surface temperatures and the North American monsoon: Mechanistic implications from observations. J. Climate, 15, 2261-2281.

Ivanova , D.C. , D.L. Mitchell, W. Patrick Arnott and M. Poellot, 2001:
A GCM parameterization for bimodal size spectra and ice mass removal rates in mid-latitude cirrus clouds. Atmos. Res., 59, 89-113.

Mitchell, D.L., 2000:
Parameterization of the Mie extinction and absorption coefficients for water clouds. J. Atmos. Sci., 57, 1311-1326.

Mitchell, D.L., 1996:
Use of mass- and area-dimensional power laws for determining precipitation particle terminal velocities. J. Atmos. Sci., 53, 1710-1723.

Mitchell, D.L., A. Macke, and Y. Liu, 1996:
Modeling cirrus clouds. Part II: Treatment of radiative properties. J. Atmos. Sci., 53, 2967-2988.

Mitchell, D.L., 1994:
A model predicting the evolution of ice particle size spectra and the radiative properties of cirrus clouds. Part I: Microphysics. J. Atmos. Sci., 51, 797-816.

Mitchell, D.L. and W.P. Arnott, 1994:
A model predicting the evolution of ice particle size spectra and the radiative properties of cirrus clouds. Part II: Dependence of absorption and extinction on ice crystal morphology. J. Atmos. Sci., 51, 817-832.

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