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News: 2011

2011 CloudSat News

11 DECEMBER 2011 | CloudSat Data Products

2C-PRECIP-COLUMN and 2C-RAIN-PROFILE released to the General Science Community

New data products containing surface precipitation occurrence and intensity and profiles of precipitation liquid and ice water content.


9 SEPTEMBER 2011 | CloudSat Education Network

CEN visit through South Africa

Peter Falcon from CloudSat and Mark Brettenny from the Africa Regional Office undertook a roadtrip to promote both the CloudSat Education Network and the GLOBE Program in Africa.


19 JULY 2011 | CloudSat Publication

Diagnosis of the warm rain process in cloud-resolving models using joint CloudSat and MODIS observations

Journal of the Atmospheric Science paper examines the warm rain formation process in global and regional cloud-resolving models analyzing CloudSat and MODIS satellite observations.


15 JULY 2011 | CloudSat Publication

The impact of precipitating ice and snow on the radiation balance in global climate models

New GRL paper using CloudSat observations provides the first way to distinguish between cloud versus precipitating ice mass and characterize its vertical structure.


27 APRIL 2011 | CloudSat Severe Wx Overpass

Severe Weather Outbreak

CloudSat profiles severe weather over the US on April 15 and 16th, 2011.


20 APRIL 2011 | CloudSat Snow Overpass

Canada Snow Storm

CloudSat overpasses a snow storm over New Brunswick, Canada on Feb. 28, 2011.

23 FEBRUARY 2011 | CloudSat TC Overpass

Tropical Cyclone Carlos

CloudSat completes an eye overpass of Tropical Cyclone Carlos.

23 FEBRUARY 2011 | CloudSat Overpass

Thunderstorms over the Amazon

CloudSat overpasses a developing thunderstorm in Brazil.

17 FEBRUARY 2011 | CloudSat TC Overpass

Tropical Cyclone Bingiza

CloudSat overpasses Tropical Cyclone Bingiza over Madagascar.

4 FEBRUARY 2011 | CloudSat TC Overpass

Tropical Cyclone Yasi

CloudSat overpasses Tropical Cyclone Yasi near the Australia coast.

7 JANUARY 2011 | CloudSat Overpass

Queensland Flooding

CloudSat captures the remnants of Tropical Cyclone Tasha and more heavy in Australia

5 JANUARY 2011 | CloudSat Overpass

December 2010 Mid Atlantic Snow Storm

CloudSat profiles the snow storm on December 27, 2010