Andrew S. Ackerman

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Andrew S. Ackerman

  • (AST,ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY & DYNAMIC)
  • 212.678.5675
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 611
  • New York , NY 00125
  • Employer: NASA
  • Education

    Ph.D., Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington, 1994
    B.S., Applied and Engineering Physics, Cornell University, 1984

    Positions/Employment

    2005 - Present

    Physical Scientist

    NASA, Goddard Institute for Space Studies  
    1999 - 2005

    Physical Scientist

    NASA, Ames Research Center  
    1997 - 1999

    Research Associate

    University of Colorado, NASA Ames Research Center  
    1994 - 1997

    Resident Associate

    National Research Councel, NASA Ames Research Center  
    1987 - 1994

    Research Assistant

    University of Washington, Seattle  
    1989 - 1989

    Teaching Assistant

    University of Washington, Seattle  
    1985 - 1987

    Computer Facilities Manager

    Alliance Technology Corporation, Bedford, Massachusetts  
    1984 - 1985

    Research Technician

    Deutches Elektronen-Synchrotron, Hamburg, Germany  
    1983 - 1984

    Computer Programmer

    Physics Department, Cornell University  

    Publications

    Refereed

    Van Diedenhoven, B., A. S. Ackerman, B. Cairns, and A. M. Fridlind. 2014. "A flexible parameterization for shortwave optical properties of ice crystals." J. Atmos. Sci. 71 1763-1782 [10.1175/JAS-D-13-0205.1]

    Ovchinnikov, M., A. S. Ackerman, A. Avramov, et al. A. Cheng, J. Fan, A. M. Fridlind, S. Ghan, J. Harrington, C. Hoose, A. Korolev, G. M. McFarquhar, H. Morrison, M. Paukert, J. Savre, B. J. Shipway, M. D. Shupe, A. Solomon, and K. Sulia. 2014. "Intercomparison of large-eddy simulations of Arctic mixed-phase clouds: Importance of ice size distribution assumptions." J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst. 6 223-248 [doi:10.1002/2013MS000282]

    Van der Dussen, J. J., S. R. de Roode, A. S. Ackerman, et al. P. N. Blossey, C. S. Bretherton, M. J. Kurowski, A. P. Lock, R. A. Neggers, I. Sandu, and A. P. Siebesma. 2013. "The GASS/EUCLIPSE model intercomparison of the stratocumulus transition as observed during ASTEX: LES results." J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst. 5 483-499 [doi:10.1002/10.1002/jame.20033]

    van Diedenhoven, B., B. Cairns, A. M. Fridlind, A. S. Ackerman, and T. J. Garrett. 2013. "Remote sensing of ice crystal asymmetry parameter using multi-directional polarization measurements — Part 2: Application to the Research Scanning Polarimeter." Atmos. Chem. Phys. 13 3185-3203 [doi:10.5194/acp-13-3185-2013]

    van Diedenhoven, B., A. M. Fridlind, A. S. Ackerman, and B. Cairns. 2012. "Evaluation of hydrometeor phase and ice properties in cloud-resolving model simulations of tropical deep convection using radiance and polarization measurements." J Atmos Sci 69 3290-3314 [doi:10.1175/JAS-D-11-0314.1]

    Zhang, Z., A. S. Ackerman, G. Feingold, et al. S. Platnick, R. Pincus, and H. Xue. 2012. "Effects of cloud horizontal inhomogeneity and drizzle on remote sensing of cloud droplet effective radius: Case studies based on large-eddy simulations." J Geophys Res 117 D19208 [doi:10.1029/2012JD017655]

    van Diedenhoven, B., B. Cairns, I. V. Geogdzhayev, et al. A. M. Fridlind, A. S. Ackerman, P. Yang, and B. A. Baum. 2012. "Remote sensing of ice crystal asymmetry parameter using multi-directional polarization measurements. Part I: Methodology and evaluation with simulated measurements." Atmos Meas Tech 5 2361-2374 [doi:10.5194/amt-5-2361-2012]

    Smith Mrowiec, A. A., C. Rio, A. M. Fridlind, et al. A. S. Ackerman, A. Del Genio, O. M. Pauluis, A. C. Varble, and J. Fan. 2012. "Analysis of cloud-resolving simulations of a tropical mesoscale convective system observed during TWP-ICE: Vertical fluxes and draft properties in convective and stratiform regions." J Geophys Res 117 D19201 [doi:10.1029/2012JD017759]

    Marley, M. S., D. Daumon, M. Cushing, et al. A. S. Ackerman, J. J. Fortney, and R. Freedman. 2012. "Masses, radii, and cloud properties of the HR 8799 planets." Astrophys J 754 135 [doi:10.1088/0004-637X/754/2/135]

    Fridlind, A. M., B. van Diedenhoven, A. S. Ackerman, et al. A. Avramov, A. Mrowiec, H. Morrison, P. Zuidema, and M. D. Shupe. 2012. "A FIRE-ACE/SHEBA case study of mixed-phase Arctic boundary-layer clouds: Entrainment rate limitations on rapid primary ice nucleation processes." J Atmos Sci 69 365-389 [doi:10.1175/JAS-D-11-052.1]

    Fridlind, A. M., A. S. Ackerman, J. P. Chaboureau, et al. J. Fan, W. W. Grabowski, A. Hill, T. R. Jones, M. M. Khaiyer, G. Liu, P. Minnis, H. Morrison, L. Nguyen, S. Park, J. C. Petch, J. P. Pinty, C. Schumacher, B. Shipway, A. C. Varble, X. Wu, S. Xie, and M. Zhang. 2012. "A comparison of TWP-ICE observational data with cloud-resolving model results." J Geophys Res 117 D05204 [doi:10.1029/2011JD016595]

    Alexandrov, M. D., B. Cairns, C. Emde, A. S. Ackerman, and B. van Diedenhoven. 2012. "Accuracy assessments of cloud droplet size retrievals from polarized reflectance measurements by the research scanning polarimeter." Remote Sens Environ 125 92-111 [doi:10.1016/j.rse.2012.07.012]

    van Diedenhoven, B., A. M. Fridlind, and A. S. Ackerman. 2011. "Influence of humidified aerosol on lidar depolarization measurements below ice-precipitating Arctic stratus." J Appl Meteorol Climatol 50 2184-2192 [ doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-11-037.1]

    VanZanten, M. C., B. B. Stevens, L. Nuijens, et al. A. P. Siebesma, A. Ackerman, F. Burnet, A. Cheng, F. Couvreux, H. Jiang, M. Khairoutdinov, Y. Kogan, D. C. Lewellen, D. Mechem, K. Nakamura, A. Noda, B. J. Shipway, J. Slawinska, S. Wang, and A. Wyszogrodzki. 2011. "Controls on precipitation and cloudiness in simulations of trade-wind cumulus as observed during RICO." J Adv Model Earth Syst 3 M06001 [ doi:10.1029/2011MS000056]

    Varble, A., A. Fridlind, E. Zipser, et al. A. Ackerman, J. Chaboureau, J. Fan, A. Hill, S. McFarlane, J. Pinty, and B. Shipway. 2011. "Evaluation of cloud-resolving model intercomparison simulations using TWP-ICE observations. Precipitation and cloud structure." J Geophys Res 116 D12206 [ doi:10.1029/2010JD015180]

    Morrison, H., P. Zuidema, A. S. Ackerman, et al. A. Avramov, G. de Boer, J. Fan, A. M. Fridlind, T. Hashino, J. Y. Harrington, Y. Luo, M. Ovchinnikov, and B. Shipway. 2011. "Intercomparison of cloud model simulations of Arctic mixed-phase boundary layer clouds observed during SHEBA/FIRE-ACE." J Adv Model Earth Syst 3 M06003 [10.1029/2011MS000066]

    Fridlind, A. M., and A. S. Ackerman. 2011. "Estimating the sensitivity of radiative impacts of shallow, broken marine clouds to boundary-layer aerosol size distribution parameter uncertainties for satellite retrieval requirements." J Atmos Ocean Tech 28 530-538 [10.1175/2010JTECHA1520.1]

    Botta, G., K. Aydin, J. Verlinde, et al. A. E. Avramov, A. S. Ackerman, A. M. Fridlind, G. M. McFarquhar, and M. Wolde. 2011. "Millimeter wave scattering from ice crystal aggregates: Comparing cloud model simulations with X- and Ka-band radar measurements." J Geophys Res 116 D00T04 [10.1029/2011JD015909]

    Avramov, A., A. S. Ackerman, A. M. Fridlind, et al. B. Van Diedenhoven, G. Botta, K. Aydin, J. Verlinde, A. V. Korolev, W. Strapp, G. M. McFarquhar, R. Jackson, S. D. Brooks, A. Glen, and M. Wolde. 2011. "Towards ice formation closure in Arctic mixed-phase boundary layer clouds during ISDAC." J Geophys Res 116 D00T08 [10.1029/2011JD015910]

    Alexandrov, M., A. Marshak, and A. S. Ackerman. 2010. "Cellular statistical models of broken cloud fields. Part I: Theory." J Atmos Sci 67 (7): 2125-2151 [ 10.1175/2010JAS3364.1]

    Alexandrov, M., A. Ackerman, and A. Marshak. 2010. "Cellular statistical models of broken cloud fields Part II: Comparison with dynamical model statistics of diverse ensembles." J Atmos Sci 67 2152-2170 [ doi:10.1175/2010JAS3365.1]

    Zinner, T., G. Wind, S. E. Platnick, and A. S. Ackerman. 2010. "Testing remote sensing on artificial observations: impact of drizzle and 3-D cloud structure on effective radius retrievals." Atmos. Chem. Phys. 10 9535-9549 [10.5194/acp-10-9535-2010]

    van Diedenhoven, B., A. M. Fridlind, A. S. Ackerman, E. W. Eloranta, and G. M. McFarquhar. 2009. "An evaluation of ice formation in large-eddy simulations of supercooled Arctic stratocumulus using ground-based lidar and cloud radar." J Geophys Res 114 D10203 [ doi:10.1029/2008JD011198]

    Klein, S. A., R. B. McCoy, H. Morrison, et al. A. S. Ackerman, A. Avramov, G. de Boer, M. Chen, J. N. Cole, A. D. Del Genio, M. Falk, M. J. Foster, A. M. Fridlind, J. C. Golaz, T. Hashino, J. Y. Harrington, C. Hoose, M. F. Khairoutdinov, V. E. Larson, X. Liu, Y. Luo, G. M. McFarquhar, S. Menon, R. A. Neggers, S. Park, M. R. Poellot, J. M. Schmidt, I. Sednev, B. J. Shipway, M. D. Shupe, D. A. Spangenberg, Y. C. Sud, D. D. Turner, D. E. Veron, K. von Salzen, G. K. Walker, Z. Wang, A. B. Wolf, S. Xie, X. M. Xu, F. Yang, and G. Zhang. 2009. "Intercomparison of model simulations of mixed-phase clouds observed during the ARM Mixed-Phase Arctic Cloud Experiment Part I: Single-layer cloud." Q J Royal Meteorol Soc 641 979-1002 [10.1002/qj.416]

    Ackerman, A. S., M. C. van Zanten, B. Stevens, et al. V. Savic-Jovcic, C. S. Bretherton, A. Chlond, J. G. Gloaz, H. Jiang, M. Khairoutdinov, S. K. Krueger, D. C. Lewellen, A. Lock, C. H. Moeng, K. Nakamura, M. D. Petters, J. R. Snider, S. Weinbrecht, and M. Zulauf. 2009. "Large-eddy simulations of a drizzling, stratocumulus-topped marine boundary layer." M Weather Rev 137 1083-1110 [10.1175/2008MWR2582.1]

    Sayres, D. S., J. B. Smith, J. V. Pittman, et al. E. M. Weinstock, J. G. Anderson, G. Heymsfield, L. Li, A. M. Fridlind, and A. S. Ackerman. 2008. "Validation and determination of ice water content - radar reflectivity relationships during CRYSTAL-FACE: Flight requirements for future comparisons." J Geophys Res 113 D05208 [ doi:10.1029/2007JD008847]

    Helling, C., A. Ackerman, F. Allard, et al. M. Dehn, P. Hauschildt, D. Homeier, K. Lodders, M. Marley, F. Rietmeijer, T. Tsuji, and P. Woitke. 2008. "A comparison of chemistry and dust cloud formation in ultracool dwarf model atmospheres." M Not Royal Astron Soc 391 1854-1873 [ doi:10.1111/j.1365-2966.2008.13991.x]

    Wyant, M. C., C. S. Bretherton, A. Chlond, et al. B. M. Griffin, H. Kitagawa, C. Lappen, V. E. Larson, A. Lock, S. Park, S. R. de Roose, J. Uchida, M. Zhao, and A. S. Ackerman. 2007. "A single-column model intercomparison of a heavily drizzling stratocumulus-topped boundary layer." J Geophys Res 112 D24204 [ doi:10.1029/2007JD008536]

    Senocak, I., A. S. Ackerman, M. P. Kirkpatrick, D. E. Stevens, and N. N. Mansour. 2007. "Study of near-surface models for large-eddy simulations of a neutrally stratified atmospheric boundary layer." Bound-Lay Meteorol 124 405-424 [ doi:10.1007/s10546-007-9181-x]

    Jensen, E. J., A. S. Ackerman, and J. A. Smith. 2007. "Can overshooting convection dehydrate the tropical tropopause layer?" J Geophys Res 112 D11209 [ doi:10.1029/2006JD007943]

    Fridlind, A. M., A. S. Ackerman, G. McFarquhar, et al. G. Zhang, M. R. Poellot, P. J. DeMott, A. J. Prenni, and A. J. Heymsfield. 2007. " Ice properties of single-layer stratocumulus during the Mixed-Phase Arctic Cloud Experiment (M-PACE): Part II, Model results." J Geophys Res 112 D24202 [10.1029/2007JD008646]

    Barth, M. C., S. W. Kim, C. Wang, et al. K. E. Pickering, L. E. Ott, G. Stenchikov, M. Leriche, S. Cautenet, J. P. Pinty, C. Barthe, C. Mari, J. Helsdon, R. Farley, A. M. Fridlind, A. S. Ackerman, V. Spiridonov, and B. Telenta. 2007. "Cloud-scale model intercomparison of chemical constituent transport in deep convection." Atmos Chem Phys 7 4709-4731

    Charlson, R. J., A. S. Ackerman, F. A. Bender, T. L. Anderson, and Z. Liu. 2007. "On the climate forcing consequences of the albedo continuum between cloudy and clear air." Tellus 59B 715-727 [10.1111/j.1600-0889.2007.00297.x]

    Smith, J. A., A. S. Ackerman, E. J. Jensen, and O. B. Toon. 2006. "Role of deep convection in establishing the isotopic composition of water vapor in the tropical transition layer." Geophys Res Lett 33 L06812 [ doi:10.1029/2005GL024078]

    Lopez, J. P., A. M. Fridlind, H. Jost, et al. M. Loewenstein, A. S. Ackerman, T. L. Campos, E. M. Weinstock, D. S. Sayres, J. B. Smith, J. V. Pittman, A. G. Hallar, L. M. Avallone, S. M. Davis, and R. L. Herman. 2006. "CO signatures in subtropical convective clouds and anvils during CRYSTAL-FACE: An analysis of convective transport and entrainment using observations and a cloud-resolving model." J Geophys Res 111 D09305 [ doi:10.1029/2005JD006104]

    Jensen, E. J., and A. S. Ackerman. 2006. "Homogeneous aerosol freezing in the tops of high-altitude tropical cumulonimbus clouds." Geophys Res Lett 33 L08802 [ doi:10.1029/2005GL024928]

    Kirkpatrick, M. P., A. S. Ackerman, D. E. Stevens, and N. N. Mansour. 2006. "On the application of the dynamic Smagorinsky model to large-eddy simulations of the cloud-topped atmospheric boundary layer." J Atmos Sci 64 526-546 [ doi:10.1175/JAS3651.1]

    Stevens, B., C. Moeng, A. S. Ackerman, et al. C. S. Bretherton, A. Chlond, S. de Roode, J. Edwards, J. Golaz, H. Jiang, M. Khairoutdinov, M. P. Kirkpatrick, D. C. Lewellen, A. Lock, F. Müller, D. E. Stevens, E. Whelan, and P. Zhu. 2005. "Evaluation of large-eddy simulations via observations of nocturnal marine stratocumulus." M Weather Rev 133 1443-1462 [ doi:10.1175/MWR2930.1]

    Xueref, I., C. Cerbig, A. Fridlind, et al. J. C. Lin, S. C. Wofsy, B. C. Daube, A. S. Ackerman, J. E. Smith, D. Sayres, J. Vellovic, D. G. Baumgardner, D. Wang, E. Weinstock, A. E. Andrews, E. W. Gottlieb, and J. G. Anderson. 2004. "Combining a receptor-oriented framework for tracer distributions with a cloud-resolving model to study transport in deep convective clouds: Application to the NASA CRYSTAL-FACE campaign." Geophys Res Lett 31 L14106 [ doi:10.1029/2004GL019811]

    Ackerman, A. S., O. B. Toon, D. E. Stevens, R. Coakley, and R. Coakley. 2003. "Enhancement of cloud cover and suppression of nocturnal drizzle in stratocumulus polluted by haze." Geophys Res Lett 30 (7): 1381 [ doi:10.1029/2002GL016634]

    Stevens, D. E., A. S. Ackerman, and C. S. Bretherton. 2002. "Effects of domain size and numerical resolution on the simulation of shallow cumulus convection." J Atmos Sci 59 3285-3301.

    Marley, M. S., S. Seager, D. Saumon, et al. K. Lodders, A. S. Ackerman, R. S. Freedman, and X. Fan. 2002. "Clouds and chemistry: Ultracool dwarf atmospheric properties from optical and infrared colors." Astrophys J 568 335-342 [ doi:10.1086/338800]

    MacFarlane, S. F., K. F. Evans, and A. S. Ackerman. 2002. "A Bayesian algorithm for the retrieval of liquid water cloud properties from microwave radiometer and millimeter radar data." J Geophys Res 107 (D16): 4317 [ doi:10.1029/2001JD001011]

    Gelino, C. R., M. S. Marley, J. A. Holtzman, A. S. Ackerman, and K. Lodders. 2002. "L dwarf variability: I-band observations." Astrophys J 577 433-466 [ doi:10.1086/342150]

    Burgasser, A. J., M. S. Marley, A. S. Ackerman, et al. D. Saumon, K. Lodders, C. C. Dahn, H. C. Harris, and J. D. Kirkpatrick. 2002. "Evidence of cloud disruption in the L/T dwarf transition." Astrophys J 571 L151-L154 [ doi:10.1086/341343]

    Ackerman, A. S., and M. S. Marley. 2001. "Precipitating condensation clouds in substellar atmospheres." Astrophys. J. 556 872-884 [doi:10.1086/321540]

    Stevens, B., A. S. Ackerman, B. A. Albrecht, et al. A. R. Brown, A. Chlond, J. Cuxart, P. G. Duynkerke, D. C. Lewellen, M. K. Macvean, R. A. Neggers, E. Sanchez, A. P. Siebesma, and D. E. Stevens. 2001. "Simulations of trade wind cumuli under a strong inversion." J. Atmos. Sci. 58 1870-1891

    Jensen, E. J., L. Pfister, A. S. Ackerman, A. Tabazadeh, and O. B. Toon. 2001. "A conceptual model of the dehydration of air due to freeze-drying by optically thin, laminar cirrus rising slowly across the tropical tropopause." J. Geophys. Res. 106 17237-17252 [doi:10.1029/2000JD900649]

    Ackerman, A. S., O. B. Toon, J. P. Taylor, et al. D. W. Johnson, P. V. Hobbs, and R. J. Ferek. 2000. "Effects of aerosols on cloud albedo: Evaluation of Twomey's parameterization of cloud susceptibility using measurements of ship tracks." J. Atmos. Sci. 57 2684-2695

    Ferek, R. J., T. Garrett, P. V. Hobbs, et al. S. Strader, D. Johnson, J. P. Taylor, K. Nielsen, A. S. Ackerman, Y. Kogan, Q. Liu, B. A. Albrecht, and D. Babb. 2000. "Drizzle suppression in ship tracks." J Atmos Sci 57 2707-2728.

    Ackerman, A. S., O. Toon, D. Stevens, et al. A. Heymsfield, V. Ramanathan, and E. J. Welton. 2000. "Reduction of tropical cloudiness by soot." Science 228 1042-1047 [10.1126/science.288.5468.1042]

    Taylor, J. P., and A. S. Ackerman. 1999. "A case-study of pronounced perturbations to cloud properties and boundary-layer dynamics due to aerosol emissions." Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc. 125 2643-2661 [doi:10.1256/smsqj.55914]

    Jensen, E. J., A. S. Ackerman, D. E. Stevens, O. B. Toon, and P. Minnis. 1998. "Spreading and growth of contrails in a sheared environment." J. Geophys. Res. 103 31557-31568 [doi:10.1029/98JD02594]

    Ackerman, A. S., and O. B. Toon. 1996. "Unrealistic desiccation of marine stratocumulus clouds by enhanced solar absorption." Nature 380 512-515 [doi:10.1038/380512a0]

    Ackerman, A. S., P. V. Hobbs, and O. B. Toon. 1995. "A model for particle microphysics, turbulent mixing, and radiative Transfer in the stratocumulus-topped marine boundary layer and comparisons with measurements." J. Atmos. Sci. 52 1204-1236

    Ackerman, A. S., O. B. Toon, and P. V. Hobbs. 1995. "Numerical modeling of ship tracks produced by injections of cloud condensation nuclei into marine stratiform clouds." J. Geophys. Res. 100 7121-7133 [doi:10.1029/95JD00026]

    Radke, L. F., A. S. Ackerman, J. H. Lyons, et al. D. A. Hegg, P. V. Hobbs, and J. E. Penner. 1995. "Effects of aging on smoke from a large forest fire." Atmos. Res. 38 315-332 [doi:10.1016/0169-8095(95)00003-A]

    Ackerman, A. S., O. B. Toon, and P. V. Hobbs. 1994. "Reassessing the dependence of cloud condensation nucleus concentration on formation rate." Nature 367 445-447 [doi:10.1038/367445a0]

    Ackerman, A. S., O. B. Toon, and P. V. Hobbs. 1993. "Dissipation of marine stratiform clouds and collapse of the marine boundary layer due to the depletion of cloud condensation nuclei by clouds." Science 262 226-229 [doi:10.1126/science.262.5131.226]

    Gerber, H., B. G. Arends, and A. S. Ackerman. 1993. "New microphysics sensor for aircraft use." Atmos. Res. 31 235-252 [10.1016/0169-8095(94)90001-9]

    Non-Refereed

    Fridlind, A. M., A. S. Ackerman, J. Petch, et al. P. Field, A. Hill, G. McFarquhar, S. Xie, and M. Zhang. 2010. "ARM/GCSS/SPARC TWP-ICE CRM Intercomparison Study." NASA-TM-2010-215858

    Anderson, T. L., A. S. Ackerman, D. L. Hartmann, et al. G. A. Isaac, S. Kinne, H. Masunaga, J. R. Norris, U. Poeschl, K. S. Schmidt, A. Slingo, and Y. N. Takayabu. 2009. "Temporal and spatial variability of clouds and related aerosols." Clouds in the Perturbed Climate System: Their Relationship to Energy Balance, Atmospheric Dynamics, and Precipitation 127-147

    Ackerman, A. S. 1985. "Analysis of a systematic error in field measurements of quadrupole magnets, using the algebraic software package REDUCE." DESY M-85-10

    Refereed

    Van Diedenhoven, B., A. S. Ackerman, B. Cairns, and A. M. Fridlind. 2014. "A flexible parameterization for shortwave optical properties of ice crystals." J. Atmos. Sci. 71 1763-1782 [10.1175/JAS-D-13-0205.1]

    Ovchinnikov, M., A. S. Ackerman, A. Avramov, et al. A. Cheng, J. Fan, A. M. Fridlind, S. Ghan, J. Harrington, C. Hoose, A. Korolev, G. M. McFarquhar, H. Morrison, M. Paukert, J. Savre, B. J. Shipway, M. D. Shupe, A. Solomon, and K. Sulia. 2014. "Intercomparison of large-eddy simulations of Arctic mixed-phase clouds: Importance of ice size distribution assumptions." J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst. 6 223-248 [doi:10.1002/2013MS000282]

    Van der Dussen, J. J., S. R. de Roode, A. S. Ackerman, et al. P. N. Blossey, C. S. Bretherton, M. J. Kurowski, A. P. Lock, R. A. Neggers, I. Sandu, and A. P. Siebesma. 2013. "The GASS/EUCLIPSE model intercomparison of the stratocumulus transition as observed during ASTEX: LES results." J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst. 5 483-499 [doi:10.1002/10.1002/jame.20033]

    van Diedenhoven, B., B. Cairns, A. M. Fridlind, A. S. Ackerman, and T. J. Garrett. 2013. "Remote sensing of ice crystal asymmetry parameter using multi-directional polarization measurements — Part 2: Application to the Research Scanning Polarimeter." Atmos. Chem. Phys. 13 3185-3203 [doi:10.5194/acp-13-3185-2013]

    van Diedenhoven, B., A. M. Fridlind, A. S. Ackerman, and B. Cairns. 2012. "Evaluation of hydrometeor phase and ice properties in cloud-resolving model simulations of tropical deep convection using radiance and polarization measurements." J Atmos Sci 69 3290-3314 [doi:10.1175/JAS-D-11-0314.1]

    Zhang, Z., A. S. Ackerman, G. Feingold, et al. S. Platnick, R. Pincus, and H. Xue. 2012. "Effects of cloud horizontal inhomogeneity and drizzle on remote sensing of cloud droplet effective radius: Case studies based on large-eddy simulations." J Geophys Res 117 D19208 [doi:10.1029/2012JD017655]

    van Diedenhoven, B., B. Cairns, I. V. Geogdzhayev, et al. A. M. Fridlind, A. S. Ackerman, P. Yang, and B. A. Baum. 2012. "Remote sensing of ice crystal asymmetry parameter using multi-directional polarization measurements. Part I: Methodology and evaluation with simulated measurements." Atmos Meas Tech 5 2361-2374 [doi:10.5194/amt-5-2361-2012]

    Smith Mrowiec, A. A., C. Rio, A. M. Fridlind, et al. A. S. Ackerman, A. Del Genio, O. M. Pauluis, A. C. Varble, and J. Fan. 2012. "Analysis of cloud-resolving simulations of a tropical mesoscale convective system observed during TWP-ICE: Vertical fluxes and draft properties in convective and stratiform regions." J Geophys Res 117 D19201 [doi:10.1029/2012JD017759]

    Marley, M. S., D. Daumon, M. Cushing, et al. A. S. Ackerman, J. J. Fortney, and R. Freedman. 2012. "Masses, radii, and cloud properties of the HR 8799 planets." Astrophys J 754 135 [doi:10.1088/0004-637X/754/2/135]

    Fridlind, A. M., B. van Diedenhoven, A. S. Ackerman, et al. A. Avramov, A. Mrowiec, H. Morrison, P. Zuidema, and M. D. Shupe. 2012. "A FIRE-ACE/SHEBA case study of mixed-phase Arctic boundary-layer clouds: Entrainment rate limitations on rapid primary ice nucleation processes." J Atmos Sci 69 365-389 [doi:10.1175/JAS-D-11-052.1]

    Fridlind, A. M., A. S. Ackerman, J. P. Chaboureau, et al. J. Fan, W. W. Grabowski, A. Hill, T. R. Jones, M. M. Khaiyer, G. Liu, P. Minnis, H. Morrison, L. Nguyen, S. Park, J. C. Petch, J. P. Pinty, C. Schumacher, B. Shipway, A. C. Varble, X. Wu, S. Xie, and M. Zhang. 2012. "A comparison of TWP-ICE observational data with cloud-resolving model results." J Geophys Res 117 D05204 [doi:10.1029/2011JD016595]

    Alexandrov, M. D., B. Cairns, C. Emde, A. S. Ackerman, and B. van Diedenhoven. 2012. "Accuracy assessments of cloud droplet size retrievals from polarized reflectance measurements by the research scanning polarimeter." Remote Sens Environ 125 92-111 [doi:10.1016/j.rse.2012.07.012]

    van Diedenhoven, B., A. M. Fridlind, and A. S. Ackerman. 2011. "Influence of humidified aerosol on lidar depolarization measurements below ice-precipitating Arctic stratus." J Appl Meteorol Climatol 50 2184-2192 [ doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-11-037.1]

    VanZanten, M. C., B. B. Stevens, L. Nuijens, et al. A. P. Siebesma, A. Ackerman, F. Burnet, A. Cheng, F. Couvreux, H. Jiang, M. Khairoutdinov, Y. Kogan, D. C. Lewellen, D. Mechem, K. Nakamura, A. Noda, B. J. Shipway, J. Slawinska, S. Wang, and A. Wyszogrodzki. 2011. "Controls on precipitation and cloudiness in simulations of trade-wind cumulus as observed during RICO." J Adv Model Earth Syst 3 M06001 [ doi:10.1029/2011MS000056]

    Varble, A., A. Fridlind, E. Zipser, et al. A. Ackerman, J. Chaboureau, J. Fan, A. Hill, S. McFarlane, J. Pinty, and B. Shipway. 2011. "Evaluation of cloud-resolving model intercomparison simulations using TWP-ICE observations. Precipitation and cloud structure." J Geophys Res 116 D12206 [ doi:10.1029/2010JD015180]

    Morrison, H., P. Zuidema, A. S. Ackerman, et al. A. Avramov, G. de Boer, J. Fan, A. M. Fridlind, T. Hashino, J. Y. Harrington, Y. Luo, M. Ovchinnikov, and B. Shipway. 2011. "Intercomparison of cloud model simulations of Arctic mixed-phase boundary layer clouds observed during SHEBA/FIRE-ACE." J Adv Model Earth Syst 3 M06003 [10.1029/2011MS000066]

    Fridlind, A. M., and A. S. Ackerman. 2011. "Estimating the sensitivity of radiative impacts of shallow, broken marine clouds to boundary-layer aerosol size distribution parameter uncertainties for satellite retrieval requirements." J Atmos Ocean Tech 28 530-538 [10.1175/2010JTECHA1520.1]

    Botta, G., K. Aydin, J. Verlinde, et al. A. E. Avramov, A. S. Ackerman, A. M. Fridlind, G. M. McFarquhar, and M. Wolde. 2011. "Millimeter wave scattering from ice crystal aggregates: Comparing cloud model simulations with X- and Ka-band radar measurements." J Geophys Res 116 D00T04 [10.1029/2011JD015909]

    Avramov, A., A. S. Ackerman, A. M. Fridlind, et al. B. Van Diedenhoven, G. Botta, K. Aydin, J. Verlinde, A. V. Korolev, W. Strapp, G. M. McFarquhar, R. Jackson, S. D. Brooks, A. Glen, and M. Wolde. 2011. "Towards ice formation closure in Arctic mixed-phase boundary layer clouds during ISDAC." J Geophys Res 116 D00T08 [10.1029/2011JD015910]

    Alexandrov, M., A. Marshak, and A. S. Ackerman. 2010. "Cellular statistical models of broken cloud fields. Part I: Theory." J Atmos Sci 67 (7): 2125-2151 [ 10.1175/2010JAS3364.1]

    Alexandrov, M., A. Ackerman, and A. Marshak. 2010. "Cellular statistical models of broken cloud fields Part II: Comparison with dynamical model statistics of diverse ensembles." J Atmos Sci 67 2152-2170 [ doi:10.1175/2010JAS3365.1]

    Zinner, T., G. Wind, S. E. Platnick, and A. S. Ackerman. 2010. "Testing remote sensing on artificial observations: impact of drizzle and 3-D cloud structure on effective radius retrievals." Atmos. Chem. Phys. 10 9535-9549 [10.5194/acp-10-9535-2010]

    van Diedenhoven, B., A. M. Fridlind, A. S. Ackerman, E. W. Eloranta, and G. M. McFarquhar. 2009. "An evaluation of ice formation in large-eddy simulations of supercooled Arctic stratocumulus using ground-based lidar and cloud radar." J Geophys Res 114 D10203 [ doi:10.1029/2008JD011198]

    Klein, S. A., R. B. McCoy, H. Morrison, et al. A. S. Ackerman, A. Avramov, G. de Boer, M. Chen, J. N. Cole, A. D. Del Genio, M. Falk, M. J. Foster, A. M. Fridlind, J. C. Golaz, T. Hashino, J. Y. Harrington, C. Hoose, M. F. Khairoutdinov, V. E. Larson, X. Liu, Y. Luo, G. M. McFarquhar, S. Menon, R. A. Neggers, S. Park, M. R. Poellot, J. M. Schmidt, I. Sednev, B. J. Shipway, M. D. Shupe, D. A. Spangenberg, Y. C. Sud, D. D. Turner, D. E. Veron, K. von Salzen, G. K. Walker, Z. Wang, A. B. Wolf, S. Xie, X. M. Xu, F. Yang, and G. Zhang. 2009. "Intercomparison of model simulations of mixed-phase clouds observed during the ARM Mixed-Phase Arctic Cloud Experiment Part I: Single-layer cloud." Q J Royal Meteorol Soc 641 979-1002 [10.1002/qj.416]

    Ackerman, A. S., M. C. van Zanten, B. Stevens, et al. V. Savic-Jovcic, C. S. Bretherton, A. Chlond, J. G. Gloaz, H. Jiang, M. Khairoutdinov, S. K. Krueger, D. C. Lewellen, A. Lock, C. H. Moeng, K. Nakamura, M. D. Petters, J. R. Snider, S. Weinbrecht, and M. Zulauf. 2009. "Large-eddy simulations of a drizzling, stratocumulus-topped marine boundary layer." M Weather Rev 137 1083-1110 [10.1175/2008MWR2582.1]

    Sayres, D. S., J. B. Smith, J. V. Pittman, et al. E. M. Weinstock, J. G. Anderson, G. Heymsfield, L. Li, A. M. Fridlind, and A. S. Ackerman. 2008. "Validation and determination of ice water content - radar reflectivity relationships during CRYSTAL-FACE: Flight requirements for future comparisons." J Geophys Res 113 D05208 [ doi:10.1029/2007JD008847]

    Helling, C., A. Ackerman, F. Allard, et al. M. Dehn, P. Hauschildt, D. Homeier, K. Lodders, M. Marley, F. Rietmeijer, T. Tsuji, and P. Woitke. 2008. "A comparison of chemistry and dust cloud formation in ultracool dwarf model atmospheres." M Not Royal Astron Soc 391 1854-1873 [ doi:10.1111/j.1365-2966.2008.13991.x]

    Wyant, M. C., C. S. Bretherton, A. Chlond, et al. B. M. Griffin, H. Kitagawa, C. Lappen, V. E. Larson, A. Lock, S. Park, S. R. de Roose, J. Uchida, M. Zhao, and A. S. Ackerman. 2007. "A single-column model intercomparison of a heavily drizzling stratocumulus-topped boundary layer." J Geophys Res 112 D24204 [ doi:10.1029/2007JD008536]

    Senocak, I., A. S. Ackerman, M. P. Kirkpatrick, D. E. Stevens, and N. N. Mansour. 2007. "Study of near-surface models for large-eddy simulations of a neutrally stratified atmospheric boundary layer." Bound-Lay Meteorol 124 405-424 [ doi:10.1007/s10546-007-9181-x]

    Jensen, E. J., A. S. Ackerman, and J. A. Smith. 2007. "Can overshooting convection dehydrate the tropical tropopause layer?" J Geophys Res 112 D11209 [ doi:10.1029/2006JD007943]

    Fridlind, A. M., A. S. Ackerman, G. McFarquhar, et al. G. Zhang, M. R. Poellot, P. J. DeMott, A. J. Prenni, and A. J. Heymsfield. 2007. " Ice properties of single-layer stratocumulus during the Mixed-Phase Arctic Cloud Experiment (M-PACE): Part II, Model results." J Geophys Res 112 D24202 [10.1029/2007JD008646]

    Barth, M. C., S. W. Kim, C. Wang, et al. K. E. Pickering, L. E. Ott, G. Stenchikov, M. Leriche, S. Cautenet, J. P. Pinty, C. Barthe, C. Mari, J. Helsdon, R. Farley, A. M. Fridlind, A. S. Ackerman, V. Spiridonov, and B. Telenta. 2007. "Cloud-scale model intercomparison of chemical constituent transport in deep convection." Atmos Chem Phys 7 4709-4731

    Charlson, R. J., A. S. Ackerman, F. A. Bender, T. L. Anderson, and Z. Liu. 2007. "On the climate forcing consequences of the albedo continuum between cloudy and clear air." Tellus 59B 715-727 [10.1111/j.1600-0889.2007.00297.x]

    Smith, J. A., A. S. Ackerman, E. J. Jensen, and O. B. Toon. 2006. "Role of deep convection in establishing the isotopic composition of water vapor in the tropical transition layer." Geophys Res Lett 33 L06812 [ doi:10.1029/2005GL024078]

    Lopez, J. P., A. M. Fridlind, H. Jost, et al. M. Loewenstein, A. S. Ackerman, T. L. Campos, E. M. Weinstock, D. S. Sayres, J. B. Smith, J. V. Pittman, A. G. Hallar, L. M. Avallone, S. M. Davis, and R. L. Herman. 2006. "CO signatures in subtropical convective clouds and anvils during CRYSTAL-FACE: An analysis of convective transport and entrainment using observations and a cloud-resolving model." J Geophys Res 111 D09305 [ doi:10.1029/2005JD006104]

    Jensen, E. J., and A. S. Ackerman. 2006. "Homogeneous aerosol freezing in the tops of high-altitude tropical cumulonimbus clouds." Geophys Res Lett 33 L08802 [ doi:10.1029/2005GL024928]

    Kirkpatrick, M. P., A. S. Ackerman, D. E. Stevens, and N. N. Mansour. 2006. "On the application of the dynamic Smagorinsky model to large-eddy simulations of the cloud-topped atmospheric boundary layer." J Atmos Sci 64 526-546 [ doi:10.1175/JAS3651.1]

    Stevens, B., C. Moeng, A. S. Ackerman, et al. C. S. Bretherton, A. Chlond, S. de Roode, J. Edwards, J. Golaz, H. Jiang, M. Khairoutdinov, M. P. Kirkpatrick, D. C. Lewellen, A. Lock, F. Müller, D. E. Stevens, E. Whelan, and P. Zhu. 2005. "Evaluation of large-eddy simulations via observations of nocturnal marine stratocumulus." M Weather Rev 133 1443-1462 [ doi:10.1175/MWR2930.1]

    Xueref, I., C. Cerbig, A. Fridlind, et al. J. C. Lin, S. C. Wofsy, B. C. Daube, A. S. Ackerman, J. E. Smith, D. Sayres, J. Vellovic, D. G. Baumgardner, D. Wang, E. Weinstock, A. E. Andrews, E. W. Gottlieb, and J. G. Anderson. 2004. "Combining a receptor-oriented framework for tracer distributions with a cloud-resolving model to study transport in deep convective clouds: Application to the NASA CRYSTAL-FACE campaign." Geophys Res Lett 31 L14106 [ doi:10.1029/2004GL019811]

    Ackerman, A. S., O. B. Toon, D. E. Stevens, R. Coakley, and R. Coakley. 2003. "Enhancement of cloud cover and suppression of nocturnal drizzle in stratocumulus polluted by haze." Geophys Res Lett 30 (7): 1381 [ doi:10.1029/2002GL016634]

    Stevens, D. E., A. S. Ackerman, and C. S. Bretherton. 2002. "Effects of domain size and numerical resolution on the simulation of shallow cumulus convection." J Atmos Sci 59 3285-3301.

    Marley, M. S., S. Seager, D. Saumon, et al. K. Lodders, A. S. Ackerman, R. S. Freedman, and X. Fan. 2002. "Clouds and chemistry: Ultracool dwarf atmospheric properties from optical and infrared colors." Astrophys J 568 335-342 [ doi:10.1086/338800]

    MacFarlane, S. F., K. F. Evans, and A. S. Ackerman. 2002. "A Bayesian algorithm for the retrieval of liquid water cloud properties from microwave radiometer and millimeter radar data." J Geophys Res 107 (D16): 4317 [ doi:10.1029/2001JD001011]

    Gelino, C. R., M. S. Marley, J. A. Holtzman, A. S. Ackerman, and K. Lodders. 2002. "L dwarf variability: I-band observations." Astrophys J 577 433-466 [ doi:10.1086/342150]

    Burgasser, A. J., M. S. Marley, A. S. Ackerman, et al. D. Saumon, K. Lodders, C. C. Dahn, H. C. Harris, and J. D. Kirkpatrick. 2002. "Evidence of cloud disruption in the L/T dwarf transition." Astrophys J 571 L151-L154 [ doi:10.1086/341343]

    Ackerman, A. S., and M. S. Marley. 2001. "Precipitating condensation clouds in substellar atmospheres." Astrophys. J. 556 872-884 [doi:10.1086/321540]

    Stevens, B., A. S. Ackerman, B. A. Albrecht, et al. A. R. Brown, A. Chlond, J. Cuxart, P. G. Duynkerke, D. C. Lewellen, M. K. Macvean, R. A. Neggers, E. Sanchez, A. P. Siebesma, and D. E. Stevens. 2001. "Simulations of trade wind cumuli under a strong inversion." J. Atmos. Sci. 58 1870-1891

    Jensen, E. J., L. Pfister, A. S. Ackerman, A. Tabazadeh, and O. B. Toon. 2001. "A conceptual model of the dehydration of air due to freeze-drying by optically thin, laminar cirrus rising slowly across the tropical tropopause." J. Geophys. Res. 106 17237-17252 [doi:10.1029/2000JD900649]

    Ackerman, A. S., O. B. Toon, J. P. Taylor, et al. D. W. Johnson, P. V. Hobbs, and R. J. Ferek. 2000. "Effects of aerosols on cloud albedo: Evaluation of Twomey's parameterization of cloud susceptibility using measurements of ship tracks." J. Atmos. Sci. 57 2684-2695

    Ferek, R. J., T. Garrett, P. V. Hobbs, et al. S. Strader, D. Johnson, J. P. Taylor, K. Nielsen, A. S. Ackerman, Y. Kogan, Q. Liu, B. A. Albrecht, and D. Babb. 2000. "Drizzle suppression in ship tracks." J Atmos Sci 57 2707-2728.

    Ackerman, A. S., O. Toon, D. Stevens, et al. A. Heymsfield, V. Ramanathan, and E. J. Welton. 2000. "Reduction of tropical cloudiness by soot." Science 228 1042-1047 [10.1126/science.288.5468.1042]

    Taylor, J. P., and A. S. Ackerman. 1999. "A case-study of pronounced perturbations to cloud properties and boundary-layer dynamics due to aerosol emissions." Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc. 125 2643-2661 [doi:10.1256/smsqj.55914]

    Jensen, E. J., A. S. Ackerman, D. E. Stevens, O. B. Toon, and P. Minnis. 1998. "Spreading and growth of contrails in a sheared environment." J. Geophys. Res. 103 31557-31568 [doi:10.1029/98JD02594]

    Ackerman, A. S., and O. B. Toon. 1996. "Unrealistic desiccation of marine stratocumulus clouds by enhanced solar absorption." Nature 380 512-515 [doi:10.1038/380512a0]

    Ackerman, A. S., P. V. Hobbs, and O. B. Toon. 1995. "A model for particle microphysics, turbulent mixing, and radiative Transfer in the stratocumulus-topped marine boundary layer and comparisons with measurements." J. Atmos. Sci. 52 1204-1236

    Ackerman, A. S., O. B. Toon, and P. V. Hobbs. 1995. "Numerical modeling of ship tracks produced by injections of cloud condensation nuclei into marine stratiform clouds." J. Geophys. Res. 100 7121-7133 [doi:10.1029/95JD00026]

    Radke, L. F., A. S. Ackerman, J. H. Lyons, et al. D. A. Hegg, P. V. Hobbs, and J. E. Penner. 1995. "Effects of aging on smoke from a large forest fire." Atmos. Res. 38 315-332 [doi:10.1016/0169-8095(95)00003-A]

    Ackerman, A. S., O. B. Toon, and P. V. Hobbs. 1994. "Reassessing the dependence of cloud condensation nucleus concentration on formation rate." Nature 367 445-447 [doi:10.1038/367445a0]

    Ackerman, A. S., O. B. Toon, and P. V. Hobbs. 1993. "Dissipation of marine stratiform clouds and collapse of the marine boundary layer due to the depletion of cloud condensation nuclei by clouds." Science 262 226-229 [doi:10.1126/science.262.5131.226]

    Gerber, H., B. G. Arends, and A. S. Ackerman. 1993. "New microphysics sensor for aircraft use." Atmos. Res. 31 235-252 [10.1016/0169-8095(94)90001-9]

    Non-Refereed

    Fridlind, A. M., A. S. Ackerman, J. Petch, et al. P. Field, A. Hill, G. McFarquhar, S. Xie, and M. Zhang. 2010. "ARM/GCSS/SPARC TWP-ICE CRM Intercomparison Study." NASA-TM-2010-215858

    Anderson, T. L., A. S. Ackerman, D. L. Hartmann, et al. G. A. Isaac, S. Kinne, H. Masunaga, J. R. Norris, U. Poeschl, K. S. Schmidt, A. Slingo, and Y. N. Takayabu. 2009. "Temporal and spatial variability of clouds and related aerosols." Clouds in the Perturbed Climate System: Their Relationship to Energy Balance, Atmospheric Dynamics, and Precipitation 127-147

    Ackerman, A. S. 1985. "Analysis of a systematic error in field measurements of quadrupole magnets, using the algebraic software package REDUCE." DESY M-85-10

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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