Articles | Volume 20, issue 12
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 7373–7392, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-7373-2020

Special issue: Winter weather research in complex terrain during ICE-POP...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 7373–7392, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-7373-2020
Research article
25 Jun 2020
Research article | 25 Jun 2020

Microphysics and dynamics of snowfall associated with a warm conveyor belt over Korea

Josué Gehring et al.

Related authors

Identification of snowfall microphysical processes from Eulerian vertical gradients of polarimetric radar variables
Noémie Planat, Josué Gehring, Étienne Vignon, and Alexis Berne
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 4543–4564, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-4543-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-4543-2021, 2021
Short summary
The role of air–sea fluxes for the water vapour isotope signals in the cold and warm sectors of extratropical cyclones over the Southern Ocean
Iris Thurnherr, Katharina Hartmuth, Lukas Jansing, Josué Gehring, Maxi Boettcher, Irina Gorodetskaya, Martin Werner, Heini Wernli, and Franziska Aemisegger
Weather Clim. Dynam., 2, 331–357, https://doi.org/10.5194/wcd-2-331-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/wcd-2-331-2021, 2021
Short summary
Radar and ground-level measurements of precipitation collected by the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne during the International Collaborative Experiments for PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic winter games
Josué Gehring, Alfonso Ferrone, Anne-Claire Billault-Roux, Nikola Besic, Kwang Deuk Ahn, GyuWon Lee, and Alexis Berne
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 417–433, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-417-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-417-2021, 2021
Short summary
Radar measurements of blowing snow off a mountain ridge
Benjamin Walter, Hendrik Huwald, Josué Gehring, Yves Bühler, and Michael Lehning
The Cryosphere, 14, 1779–1794, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-1779-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-1779-2020, 2020
Short summary
Unraveling hydrometeor mixtures in polarimetric radar measurements
Nikola Besic, Josué Gehring, Christophe Praz, Jordi Figueras i Ventura, Jacopo Grazioli, Marco Gabella, Urs Germann, and Alexis Berne
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 4847–4866, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-4847-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-4847-2018, 2018
Short summary

Related subject area

Subject: Clouds and Precipitation | Research Activity: Remote Sensing | Altitude Range: Troposphere | Science Focus: Physics (physical properties and processes)
Highly supercooled riming and unusual triple-frequency radar signatures over McMurdo Station, Antarctica
Frederic Tridon, Israel Silber, Alessandro Battaglia, Stefan Kneifel, Ann Fridlind, Petros Kalogeras, and Ranvir Dhillon
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 22, 12467–12491, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-22-12467-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-22-12467-2022, 2022
Short summary
Ice microphysical processes in the dendritic growth layer: a statistical analysis combining multi-frequency and polarimetric Doppler cloud radar observations
Leonie von Terzi, José Dias Neto, Davide Ori, Alexander Myagkov, and Stefan Kneifel
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 22, 11795–11821, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-22-11795-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-22-11795-2022, 2022
Short summary
Observing short-timescale cloud development to constrain aerosol–cloud interactions
Edward Gryspeerdt, Franziska Glassmeier, Graham Feingold, Fabian Hoffmann, and Rebecca J. Murray-Watson
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 22, 11727–11738, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-22-11727-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-22-11727-2022, 2022
Short summary
Exploring relations between cloud morphology, cloud phase, and cloud radiative properties in Southern Ocean's stratocumulus clouds
Jessica Danker, Odran Sourdeval, Isabel L. McCoy, Robert Wood, and Anna Possner
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 22, 10247–10265, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-22-10247-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-22-10247-2022, 2022
Short summary
Observations of cold-cloud properties in the Norwegian Arctic using ground-based and spaceborne lidar
Britta Schäfer, Tim Carlsen, Ingrid Hanssen, Michael Gausa, and Trude Storelvmo
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 22, 9537–9551, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-22-9537-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-22-9537-2022, 2022
Short summary

Cited articles

Andrić, J., Kumjian, M. R., Zrnić, D. S., Straka, J. M., and Melnikov, V. M.: Polarimetric signatures above the melting layer in winter storms: An observational and modeling study, J. Appl. Meteorol. Clim., 52, 682–700, https://doi.org/10.1175/JAMC-D-12-028.1, 2013. a, b, c
Bader, M. J., Clough, S. A., and Cox, G. P.: Aircraft and dual polarization radar observations of hydrometeors in light stratiform precipitation, Q. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 113, 491–515, https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.49711347605, 1987. a, b
Besic, N., Figueras i Ventura, J., Grazioli, J., Gabella, M., Germann, U., and Berne, A.: Hydrometeor classification through statistical clustering of polarimetric radar measurements: a semi-supervised approach, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 4425–4445, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-9-4425-2016, 2016. a
Besic, N., Gehring, J., Praz, C., Figueras i Ventura, J., Grazioli, J., Gabella, M., Germann, U., and Berne, A.: Unraveling hydrometeor mixtures in polarimetric radar measurements, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 4847–4866, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-4847-2018, 2018. a, b, c
Bringi, V. N. and Chandrasekar, V.: Polarimetric Doppler Weather Radar: Principles and Applications, Cambridge University Press, https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511541094, 2001. a
Download
Short summary
In this study, we analyse how large-scale meteorological conditions influenced the local enhancement of snowfall during an intense precipitation event in Korea. We used atmospheric models, weather radars and snowflake images. We found out that a rising airstream in the warm sector of the low pressure system associated to this event influenced the evolution of snowfall. This study highlights the importance of interactions between large and local scales in this intense precipitation event.
Altmetrics
Final-revised paper
Preprint