Susan C. van den Heever
Monfort Professor

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Model Documentation and Parameterization Publications


  • Tripoli, G.J., and W.R. Cotton, 1981: The use of ice-liquid water potential temperature as a thermodynamic variable in deep atmospheric models. Mon. Wea. Rev., 109, 1094-1102.
  • Cotton, W.R., M.A. Stephens, T. Nehrkorn and G.J. Tripoli, 1982: The Colorado State University three-dimensional cloud/mesoscale model -- 1982. Part II: An ice phase parameterization. J. de Rech. Atmos., 16, 295-320.
  • Tripoli, G.J., and W.R. Cotton, 1982: The Colorado State University three- dimensional cloud/mesoscale model -- 1982. Part I: General theoretical framework and sensitivity experiments. J. de Rech. Atmos., 16, 185-220.
  • Tremback, C.J., J. Powell, W.R. Cotton, R.A. Pielke, 1987: The forward-in-time upstream advections cheme Extension to higher orders. Mon. Wea. Rev., 115, 540-555.
  • Verlinde, J., P.J. Flatau, W.R. Cotton, 1990: Analytical solutions to the collection growth equation: Comparison with approximate methods and application to cloud microphysics parameterization schemes. J. Atmos. Sci., 47, 2871-2280.
  • Meyers, M.P., DeMott, P.J., Cotton, W.R., 1992. New primary ice nucleation parameterizations in an explicit cloud model. J. Appl. Met., 31,708-721.
  • Pielke, R.A., W.R. Cotton, R.L. Walko, C.J. Tremback, W.A. Lyons, L.D. Grasso, M.E. Nicholls, M.D. Moran, D.A. Wesley, T.J. Lee, and J.H. Copeland, 1992: A comprehensive meteorological modeling system -- RAMS. Meteorol. Atmos. Phys., 49, 69-91.
  • DeMott, P.J., Meyers, M.P., Cotton, W.R., 1994: Parameterization and impact of ice initiation processes relevant to numerical model simulations of cirrus clouds. J. Atmos. Sci., 51, 77-90.
  • Walko, R.L., W.R. Cotton, M.P. Meyers, and J.Y. Harrington, 1995: New RAMS cloud microphysics parameterization. Part I: The single moment scheme. Atmos. Res., 38, 29Ð62.
  • Harrington, J.Y., 1997: The effects of radiative and microphysical processes on simulated warm and transition season Arctic stratus. PhD Diss., Atmospheric Science paper No. 637, Colorado State University, Dept of Atmos Sci, Fort Collins, CO, 289pp.
  • Meyers, M.P., R.L. Walko, J.Y. Harrington, and W.R. Cotton., 1997: New RAMS cloud microphysics parameterization. Part II: The two-moment scheme. Atmos. Res., 45, 3-39.
  • Walko, R.L., L.E. Band, J. Baron, T.G.F. Kittel, R. Lammers, T.J. Lee, D. Ojima, R. A. Pielke Sr, C. Taylor, C. Tague, C.J. Tremback, and P.J. Vidale, 2000: Coupled atmosphere-biophysics-hydrology models for environmental modeling. J. Appl. Meteor., 39, 931-944.
  • Walko, R.L., W.R. Cotton, M.P. Meyers, and J.Y. Harrington, 2000: Efficient computation of vapor and heat diffusion between hydrometeors in a numerical model. Atmos. Res., 53, 171-183.
  • Cotton, W.R., R.A. Pielke, Sr., R.L. Walko, G.E. Liston, C.J. Tremback, H. Jiang, R.L. McAnelly, J.Y. Harrington, M.E. Nicholls, G.G. Carrio, J.P. McFadden, 2003: RAMS 2001: Current status and future directions. Meteor. Atmos. Physics, 82, 5-29.
  • Saleeby, S.M. and W.R. Cotton, 2004: A large droplet mode and prognostic number concentration of cloud droplets in the Colorado State University Regional Atmospheric Modeling System (RAMS). Part I: Module descriptions and supercell test simulations. J. Appl. Meteor., 43, 182-195.
  • Saleeby, S.M. and W.R. Cotton, 2008: A binned approach to cloud-droplet riming implemented in a bulk microphysics model. J. Appl. Meteorol.Climatol., 47, 694-703.
  • Saleeby, S.M., and S.C. van den Heever, 2013: Developments in the CSU-RAMS Aerosol Model: Emissions, Nucleation, Regeneration, Deposition, and Radiation. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 52, 2601-2622