|Cloud and rain processes in a biosphere atmosphere interaction context in the Amazon region
Silva Dias, M.A.F. ; Rutledge, S. ; Kabat, P. ; Silva Dias, P.L. ; Nobre, C. ; Fisch, G. ; Dolman, A.J. ; Zipser, E. ; Garstang, M. ; Manzi, A. ; Fuentes, J.D. ; Rocha, H. ; Marengo, J. ; Plana-Fattori, A. ; Sá, L. ; Alvalá, R. ; Andreae, M.O. ; Artaxo, P. ; Gielow, R. ; Gatti, L. - \ 2003
In: The Amazon region: tropical deforestation, biogeochemical cycles and the climate / Kabat, P., Andreae, M.O., Silva-Dias, M.A., Veraart, J.A., Brink, N.J., Bilthoven : RIVM (Dutch nat. Res. Programme global Air Pollut Climate Change Rep. 410200125) - p. 51 - 81.
Cloud and rain processes in a biosphere-atmosphere interaction context in the Amazon Region
Silva Dias, M.A.F. ; Rutledge, S. ; Kabat, P. ; Silva Dias, P.L. ; Nobre, C. ; Fisch, G. ; Dolman, A.J. ; Zipser, E. ; Garstang, M. ; Manzi, A.O. ; Fuentes, J.D. ; Rocha, H.R. ; Marengo, J. ; Plana-Fattori, A. ; Sá, L.D.A. ; Alvalá, R.C.S. ; Andreae, M.O. ; Artaxo, P. ; Gielow, R. ; Gatti, L. - \ 2002
Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 107 (2002)D20. - ISSN 2169-897X - p. 8072 - 8072.
boundary-layer experiment - ice-scattering signature - zero-plane displacement - coastal squall lines - dry season - vegetation canopies - tropical atmosphere - tall vegetation - coherent eddies - wet season
This paper presents an overview of the results from the first major mesoscale atmospheric campaign of the Large-Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia (LBA) Program. The campaign, collocated with a Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite validation campaigns, was conducted in southwest Rondônia in January and February 1999 during the wet season. Highlights on the interaction between clouds, rain, and the underlying landscape through biospheric processes are presented and discussed.