There is a growing body of research illustrating the potential importance of bioaerosols to clouds and climate, with exciting recent advances in this area. Supported by funding from NASA EPSCoR, we are hosting a two-day workshop entitled “Bioaerosol Effects on Clouds” in Steamboat Springs, Colorado on August 5th and 6th, 2012.
The Bioaerosol Effects on Clouds workshop will provide a platform for discussing recent and ongoing research on bioaerosol sources and emissions, field and laboratory characterization, cloud and climate modeling, and theory. The workshop is designed to foster collaboration through an interdisciplinary discussion, with invitees representing a wide cross-section of bioaerosol and cloud physics research areas. A chief goal is to identify major open questions to be addressed in future international and collaborative efforts. Sessions will consist of relatively short presentations on August 5th and 6th in order to accommodate open discussion periods. Optional tours of Storm Peak Laboratory will be offered on August 4th and 7th.
Dates and Location
When: Sunday, August 5, 2012 - Monday, August 6, 2012
Where: Steamboat Springs, CO
A. Gannet Hallar, Desert Research Institute
Alex Huffman, University of Denver
Ann Fridlind, NASA GISS