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Principal Investigators:

Alan K Betts, Atmospheric Research (US-PI)
Pedro Leite Silva Dias, USP - Universidade de Sao Paulo (SA-PI)
Maria Assunção Faus da Silva Dias, IAG/USP (SA-PI)

 

Abstract 1999:  LBA Land-Surface Atmosphere Studies Directed to Forecast Model Improvement (View)

 
Resumo 1999:  Estudos Atmosféricos da Superfície da Terra Direcionados ao Aperfeiçoamento do Modelos de Previsão do LBA

 

Investigation Duration:   04/1999 - 03/2003

 
 

Participants:

Rachel Ifanger Albrecht, USP - Universidade de São Paulo
Alan K Betts, US-PI, Atmospheric Research
Dirceu Herdies, CPTEC - Centro de Previsão do Tempo e Estudos Climáticos (INPE)
Marcos Longo, Harvard University
Rildo Moura, CPTEC - Centro de Previsão do Tempo e Estudos Climáticos (INPE)
Pedro Leite Silva Dias, SA-PI, USP - Universidade de Sao Paulo
Maria Assunção Faus da Silva Dias, SA-PI, IAG/USP

 

Research Sites:

Amazon Basin (large-scale studies)

Rondonia

 

Training and Education Activities - Accomplished:

On-Site Training of South American Participants:

Year
Completed
Activity Description

2002  

  • Training at CTA

    A Graduate student under the supervision of this team received training at the Centro Técnico de Aeronáutica (CTA).

 
 
 

Datasets/Posters Available as of 2014-04-02

Datasets (with related publications, if any) (View Posters)

LBA-HMET Abracos Pasture Rawinsonde and Tethersonde Data

LBA-HMET PC-06 Abracos Pasture Merged Gas Profiles and Microclimate Data: Wet AMC 1999

  1. Betts, A.K. and C. Jakob. 2002. Evaluation of the diurnal cycle of precipitation, surface thermodynamics, and surface fluxes in the ECMWF model using LBA data. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres 107(D20). Special Issue.
  2. Betts, A.K. and C. Jakob. 2002. Study of diurnal cycle of convective precipitation over Amazonia using a single column model. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres 107(D23).
  3. Betts, A.K., J.D. Fuentes, M. Garstang, and J.H. Ball. 2002. Surface diurnal cycle and boundary layer structure over Rondonia during the rainy season. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres 107(D20): .
  4. Betts, A.K., L.V. Gatti, A.M. Cordova, M.A.F.S. Dias, and J.D. Fuentes. 2002. Transport of ozone to the surface by convective downdrafts at night. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres 107(D20).
  5. Dias, M.A.F.S., W. Petersen, P.L.S. Dias, R. Cifelli, A.K. Betts, M. Longo, A.M. Gomes, G.F. Fisch, M.A. Lima, M.A. Antonio, and R.I. Albrecht. 2002. A case study of convective organization into precipitating lines in the Southwest Amazon during the WETAMC and TRMM-LBA. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres 107(D20): .
  6. Williams, E., D. Rosenfeld, N. Madden, J. Gerlach, N. Gears, L. Atkinson, N. Dunnemann, G. Frostrom, M. Antonio, B. Biazon, R. Camargo, H. Franca, A. Gomes, M. Lima, R. Machado, S. Manhaes, L. Nachtigall, H. Piva, W. Quintiliano, L. Machado, P. Artaxo, G. Roberts, N. Renno, R. Blakeslee, J. Bailey, D. Boccippio, A. Betts, D. Wolff, and B. Roy. 2002. Contrasting convective regimes over the Amazon: Implications for cloud electrification. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres 107(D20): .
LBA-HMET PC-06 Abracos Pasture Merged Tethersonde and Microclimate Data: Wet AMC 1999

LBA-HMET PC-06 Abracos Pasture Vaisala Rawinsonde Intercomparison Data

  1. Fisch G,Tota J,Machado LAT,Dias MAFS,Lyra RFD,Nobre CA,Dolman AJ,Gash JHC. (2004) The convective boundary layer over pasture and forest in Amazonia, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 78(1-3):47-59.
LBA-HMET PC-06 Calibrated and Corrected ABRACOS Pasture Site Ozone Transport Data

  1. Betts, A. K., L.V. Gatti, A.M. Cordova, M. A. F. Silva Dias, and J. D. Fuentes, (2002) Transport of ozone to the surface by convective downdrafts at night, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 107(D20). ftp://daacl.esd.ornl.gov/mjg/lba/Betts/Bettsgatti.pdf
LBA-HMET PC-06 Corrected Microclimate Data, ABRACOS Pasture Site : January-March 1999

LBA-HMET PC-06 ECMWF Modeled Precipitation and Surface Flux, Rondonia, Brazil: 1999

  1. Betts, A. K. and C. Jakob, 2002, Evaluation of the diurnal cycle of precipitation, surface thermodynamics and surface fluxes in the ECMWF model using LBA data. J. Geophys. Res., 107, 8045, doi:10.1029/2001JD000427, 2002.
LBA-HMET PC-06 Reprocessed Rawinsonde Data, Rancho Grande, January-February 1999

Posters (with related publications, if any)

Surface diurnal cycle and Boundary Layer structure over Rondonia during the rainy season (Poster)

  1. Betts, A. K., J. Fuentes, M. Garstang, and J. H. Ball. (2002) Surface diurnal cycle and Boundary Layer structure over Rondonia during the rainy season, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 107(D20):8065, doi:10.1029/2001JD000356, 2002.


 

Publications:

Betts AK. (2000) Idealized model for equilibrium boundary layer over land. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 1, 507-523. (abstract)

Betts AK, Ball JH, McCaughey JH. (2001) Near-surface climate in the boreal forest. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 106, 33529-33541. (abstract)

Betts AK, Fuentes JD, Garstang M, Ball JH. (2002) Surface diurnal cycle and boundary layer structure over Rondonia during the rainy season. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 107. (abstract)

Betts AK, Gatti LV, Cordova AM, Dias MAFS, Fuentes JD. (2002) Transport of ozone to the surface by convective downdrafts at night. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 107. (abstract)

Betts AK, Jakob C. (2002) Evaluation of the diurnal cycle of precipitation, surface thermodynamics, and surface fluxes in the ECMWF model using LBA data. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 107. (abstract)

Betts AK, Jakob C. (2002) Study of diurnal cycle of convective precipitation over Amazonia using a single column model. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 107. (abstract)

Dias MAFS, Petersen W, Dias PLS, Cifelli R, Betts AK, Longo M, Gomes AM, Fisch GF, Lima MA, Antonio MA, Albrecht RI. (2002) A case study of convective organization into precipitating lines in the Southwest Amazon during the WETAMC and TRMM-LBA. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 107. (abstract)

*Williams E, Rosenfeld D, Madden N, Gerlach J, Gears N, Atkinson L, Dunnemann N, Frostrom G, Antonio M, Biazon B, Camargo R, Franca H, Gomes A, Lima M, Machado R, Manhaes S, Nachtigall L, Piva H, Quintiliano W, Machado L, Artaxo P, Roberts G, Renno N, Blakeslee R, Bailey J, Boccippio D, Betts A, Wolff D, Roy B, Halverson J, Rickenbach T, Fuentes J, Avelino E. (2002) Contrasting convective regimes over the Amazon: Implications for cloud electrification. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 107. (abstract)

Betts AK. The diurnal cycle over land, in Forests at the Land-Atmosphere interface, edited by Mencuccini M, Grace J, Moncrieff J and McNaughton K, pp. 73-93, CABI Publishing, 2004.

Fisch G, Tota J, Machado LAT, Dias MAFS, Lyra RFD, Nobre CA, Dolman AJ, Gash JHC. (2004) The convective boundary layer over pasture and forest in Amazonia. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 78, 47-59. (abstract)

 

Matrix of Publications-Datasets:  more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Other Research Teams:

CD-01  -  CD-02  -  CD-03  -  CD-04  -  CD-05  -  CD-06  -  CD-07  -  CD-08  -  CD-09  -  
CD-10  -  CD-11  -  CD-12  -  CD-14  -  CD-15  -  CD-17  -  CD-18  -  CD-30  -  CD-31  -  
CD-32  -  CD-33  -  CD-34  -  CD-35  -  CD-36  -  CD-37  -  CD-40  -  CD-41  -  LC-01  -  
LC-02  -  LC-03  -  LC-04  -  LC-05  -  LC-06  -  LC-07  -  LC-08  -  LC-09  -  LC-10  -  
LC-11  -  LC-12  -  LC-13  -  LC-14  -  LC-15  -  LC-16  -  LC-21  -  LC-22  -  LC-23  -  
LC-24  -  LC-30  -  LC-31  -  LC-32  -  LC-33  -  LC-34  -  LC-35  -  LC-36  -  LC-37  -  
LC-38  -  LC-39  -  ND-01  -  ND-02  -  ND-03  -  ND-04  -  ND-06  -  ND-07  -  ND-08  -  
ND-09  -  ND-10  -  ND-11  -  ND-30  -  ND-31  -  PC-30  -  TG-01  -  TG-02  -  TG-03  -  
TG-04  -  TG-05  -  TG-06  -  TG-07  -  TG-08  -  TG-09  -  TG-10  -  TG-30  -  TG-31  -  
TG-32

 


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