CHRISTOPHER W. FAIRALL
Clouds, Radiation, and Surface Processes Division
NOAA Environmental Technology Laboratory
NRC Postdoctoral Research
Air-sea interaction, measurements of fluxes, remote sensing of boundary layer and cloud properties, atmospheric turbulence, cloud-radiative coupling, parameterizations of turbulent and cloud properties, atmospheric dispersion.
Professor of Physics, Naval
Staff Member, BDM Corporation,
Scientist, RISO National
Professor of Meteorology,
Professor of Meteorology,
Scientist, Naval Environmental Prediction Research Facility,
1989-Pres. NOAA/ERL Environmental Technology Laboratory, Boulder, CO.
RECENT and RELEVANT PUBLICATIONS:
Fairall, C. W., J. E. Hare, and J. B. Snider, 1990: An eight-month sample of marine stratocumulus cloud fraction, albedo, and integrated liquid water. J. Clim., 3, 847-864.
Chertock, B., C. W. Fairall, and A. B. White, 1993: Surface-based measurements and satellite retrievals of broken cloud properties in the equatorial Pacific. J. Geophys. Res., 98, 18,489-18,500.
Frisch, A. S., D. H. Lenschow, C. W. Fairall, W. H. Schubert, and J. S. Gibson, 1995: Doppler radar measurements of turbulence in marine stratocumulus cloud during ASTEX. J. Atmos. Sci., 52, 2800-2808.
White, A. B., C. W. Fairall, and J. B. Snider, 1995: Surface-based remote sensing of marine boundary layer cloud properties. J. Atmos. Sci., 52, 2827-2838.
Fairall, C.W., E.F. Bradley, D.P. Rogers, J.B. Edson, and G.S. Young, 1996: Bulk parameterization of air-sea fluxes for TOGA COARE. J. Geophys. Res.,101, 3747-3767.
White, A. B., C W. Fairall, A. S. Frisch, B. W. Orr, and J. B. Snider, 1996: Recent measurements of turbulence and microphysical parameters in marine boundary layer clouds. Atmos. Res., 40, 177-221.
Fairall, C.W., A.B. White, J.B. Edson, and J.E. Hare, 1997: Integrated shipboard measurements of the marine boundary layer. J. Atmos. Oceanic Tech., 14, 338-359.
Fairall, C. W., J. E. Hare, J. B. Edson, and W. McGillis, 2000: Parameterization and measurement of air-sea gas transfer. Bound.-Layer Meteorol., 96, 63-105
Cronin, M. F., N. Bond, C. W. Fairall, J. E. Hare, M. J. McPhaden, and R. A. Weller, 2002: Enhanced oceanic and atmospheric monitoring for the Eastern Pacific Investigation of Climate Processes (EPIC) experiment. EOS, Transactions of AGU, 83, 205-211.
Fairall, C. W., E. F. Bradley, J. E. Hare, A. A. Grachev, and J. B. Edson, 2002: Bulk parameterization of air-sea fluxes: Updates and verification for the COARE algorithm. J. Clim., to appear.
SCIENCE COMMITTEES, AWARDS, ASSOCIATIONS:
Oceanography Society, American Meteorological Society, and American Geophysical
Chairman, AMS Committee on Boundary Layers and Turbulence: 1987-1990; member, 1984-1992
Member of the
General Co-Chairman of the 3rd International Symposium on Tropospheric Profiling:
Associate Editor of Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences: 1991-1994
Member of the NSF Coastal Ocean Processes (CoOP) advisory committee: 1991-1994
Chairman, ARM Tropical Western Pacific Science Advisory Committee, 1995-Present
Member, International Geophysical Union International Climate Dynamics and Meteorology Working Group A (Boundary Layers and Air-Sea Interaction), 1996-Present.
NOAA outstanding paper award 1997
Fellow, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, 1999
Fellow, American Meteorological Society, elected 2000
COLLABORATORS AND AFFILIATIONS:
Peter Webster - University Colorado/Georgia Tech James Edson -WHOI
Chris Bretherton -
Robert Weller -WHOI Mike
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