Matthew Shupe

Research scientist
University of Colorado - CIRES

Research Interests

Cloud microphysics, Cloud-radiation interactions, Cloud radiative forcing
Cloud formation and persistence mechanisms, cloud-aerosol interactions
Mixed-phase cloud processes,
Cloud interactions with boundary layer and surface
Arctic climate process interactions
Long term Arctic observations and statistics


Mixed-Phase Cloud Properties and Processes (2005-2016)
DOE Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) / Atmospheric System Research (ASR) Programs

ICECAPS - Integrated Characterization of Energy, Clouds, Atmospheric state, and Precipitation at Summit (2009-2018)
NSF Arctic Observing Network (AON) Program

Cloud Properties Across the Arctic (2007-2009)
NSF Arctic Observing Network (AON) Program

ACSE - Arctic Clouds in Summer Experiment / SWERUS-C3 (2014)
University of Stockholm

ASCOS - Arctic Summer Cloud Ocean Study (2008-2010)
NSF Arctic Natural Science (ANS) Program

StormVex - Storm Peak Validation Experiment (2011-2012)
DOE Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program

CAMPS - Colorado Airborne Multi-Phase Cloud Study (2010-2014)
NSF Atmospheric Science Program

MOSAiC - Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate
International collaborative initiative

Arctic Observatories

Cloud Properties Datasets

ICECAPS observations at Summit, Greenland
Surface Heat Budget of the Arctic (SHEBA)
North Slope of Alaska (NSA) in Barrow
SEARCH site in Eureka, Canada


Curriculum Vita


Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Science(CIRES)
Cloud and Arctic Research Group (NOAA/ESRL/PSD/CRSP)
DOE Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program (ARM)
DOE Atmospheric System Research Program (ASR)

Contact Info:

Matthew Shupe
325 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80305

Phone: (303) 497-6471
Fax: (303) 497-6181
Email: Matthew.Shupe(at)