Professional Conference/Workshop Presentations Coming out of the Larsen Lab (by Year)

2022 (CofC)

N. Allwayin, M.L. Larsen, A.G. Shaw, S. Glienke, S. Joshi, C. Mazzoleni, and R.A. Shaw. Machine Learning Identifies Characteristic "Local" Droplet Size Distributionsi n Stratocumulus Clouds. 2022 Joint ARM User Facility and ASR PI Meeting. Rockville, MD. October 24-27.

N. Allwayin, M.L. Larsen, A.G. Shaw, S. Glienke, and R.A. Shaw. Do Local Droplet Size Distributions Represent the Globally Averaged Distribution? A Method for Identifying Characteristic Local Droplet Size Distributions in Stratocumulus Clouds. 16th Conference on Cloud Physics. Collective Madison Meeting of the AMS. Madison, WI. August 8-12.

C. Blouin, C. Barber, and M.L. Larsen. Intercomparison between 2DVD and MRR Datasets. European Geosciences Union General Assembly. Vienna, Austria. May 23-27.

L. Boss, G. Hall, and M.L. Larsen. Development of a System to Charaterize the Natural Variability of Faindrop Freezing Temperatures. Gordon Research Conference on Climate Engineering. Newry, ME. June 26 - July 1.

B. Brunson and M.L. Larsen. An Examination of Alternate Partitioning Methods for Disdrometer Data. European Geosciences Union General Assembly. Vienna, Austria. May 23-27.

G. Hall, L. Boss, M.L. Larsen, and W. Cantrell. Changes to Heterogeneous Ice Nucleation Rate due to Changing Concentration of Dilute Salt Solutions on an Insoluble Surface. 16th Conference on Cloud Physics. Collective Madision Meeting of the AMS. Madison, WI. August 8-12.

G. Hall and M.L. Larsen. Heterogeneous Ice Nucleation on Insoluble Surfaces. Southern Appalachian Weather and Climate Workshop. Asheville, NC. March 25-26.

M.L. Larsen, C. Blouin, C.A. Barber, A.R. Jameson, B. Hirth, and E.C. Bruning. Variability of Raindrop Size Distributions in the Lower Boundary Layer as Measured by a Micro Rain Radar. 16th Conference on Cloud Physics. Collective Madison Meeting of the AMS. Madison, WI. August 8-12.

M.L. Larsen and B. Brunson. Alternatives to Fixed-Time Partitioning of Disdrometer Data. 16th Conference on Cloud Physics. Collective Madison Meeting of the AMS. Madison, WI. August 8-12.

2021 (CofC)

T. Anderson and M.L. Larsen. Preliminary Intercomparison of Rain Accumulations as Measured by 1- and 2-Dimensional Video Disdrometers. 21st Symposium on Meteorological Observation and Instrumentation at the 101st Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society. New Orleans, LA. January 10-14.

B. Brunson and M.L. Larsen. An attempt to partition raindrop arrival data in statistically stationary intervals. International Conference on Clouds and Precipitation (ICCP 2021). Pune, India. August 2-6.

C. Barber, M.L. Larsen, E. Bruning, and B. Hirth. Preliminary Analysis of Bulk Rain Variables Acquired from Laser Precipitation Monitors Mounted at Different Heights on a Vertical Tower. 21st Symposium on Meteorological Observation and Instrumentation at the 101st Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society. New Orleans, LA. January 10-14.

C. Blouin and M.L. Larsen. Adjustments to the Effective Sample Area for 2-Dimensional Video Disdrometer Measurements. 21st Symposium on Meteorological Observation and Instrumentation at the 101st Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society. New Orleans, LA. January 10-14.

C. Blouin and M.L. Larsen. Numerical Simulations to Explore Deviations from the Beer-Lambert-Bourguer Law in a Correlated Random Medium. virtual EGU General Assembly 2021. April 19-30.

M.L. Larsen and C. Blouin. Modifications to the Effective Sample Area in Data Acquired by 2-Dimensional Video Disdrometers. virtual EGU General Assembly 2021. April 19-30.

M.L. Larsen, B. Ierace, K. O'Dell, and A.B. Kostinski. Investigations into rain droplet fall velocity variability. International Conference on Clouds and Precipitation (ICCP 2021). Pune, India. August 2-6.

2020 (CofC)

B. Ierace, M.L. Larsen, K. O'Dell, and A.B. Kostinski. Exploring the Possible Physical Origins of Raindrops Falling at Non-Terminal Fallspeeds. 2020 Fall AGU Meeting. San Francisco, CA. December 1-17.

J. Zhou, N. Lata, P. Hamilton, M.L. Larsen, W. Cantrell, and S. Sarupria. Effect of Multivalent Surface Cations on Heterogeneous Freezing of Water. American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA. November 15-20.

2019 (CofC)

G. Connors and M.L. Larsen. Quantifying Rain Rate's Influence on Tipping Bucket Rain Gauge Accuracy. 25th Annual Allen Weber Mini-Technical Conference of the Palmetto Chapter of the American Meteorological Society. Columbia, SC. March 6.

M.L. Larsen. Sabbatical in the Snow: Results from a year spent investigating atmospheric microphysics at Michigan Technological University. College of Charleston Department of Physics and Astronomy Colloquium/Sabbatical Presentation. Charleston, SC. January 17.

R.A. Shaw, J.P. Fugal, S. Glienke, C.D. Packard, W.H. Cantrell, M.L. Larsen, S.M. Spuler, and J.L. Stith. Light Propagation in Clouds: From Digital Holography to Non-Exponential Extinction. OSA Laser Congress. Vienna, Austria. September 29-October 3.

2018 (CofC + MTU [Sabbatical])

W. Cantrell, K.K. Chandrakar, N. Desai, G. Kinney, J. Anderson, A.S.M. Shawon, S. Krueger, M.L. Larsen, and R.A. Shaw. Insights into cloud-aerosol coupling from laboratory experiments in a turbulent environment. Aerosols and Clouds: Connections from the Laboratory to the Field to the Globe. Telluride, CO. July 30 - August 3.

W. Cantrell, K.K. Chandrakar, G. Kinney, J. Anderson, A.S.M. Shawon, R.A. Shaw, and M.L. Larsen. Laboratory measurements of cloud scavenging of interstitial aerosol by activation in a turbulent environment. 15th AMS Conference on Cloud Physics. Vcancouver, Canada. July 9-13.

A.R. Jameson, M.L. Larsen, and A.B. Kostinski. On the detection of statistical heterogeneity in rain measurement. 32nd Conference on Hydrology/25th Conference on Probability and Statistics during 98th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting. Austin, TX. January 6-11.

M.L. Larsen. Rainfall spatio-temporal variability explored with a dense disdrometer array. Michigan Technological University Department of Physics Colloquium. Houghton, MI. March 29.

M.L. Larsen, A.R. Jameson, A.B. Kostinski, and J. Niehaus. A dense disdrometer network in the Southeastern United States: Results and new directions. European Geosciences Union General Assembly. Vienna, Austria. April 8-13.

M.L. Larsen, A.B. Kostinski, R.A. Shaw, and S. Glienke. Fine-scale droplet clustering in stratocumulus clouds from airborne digital holgoraphy: 3D radial distribution functions. 15th AMS Conference on Cloud Physics. Vancouver, Canada. July 9-13.

M.L. Larsen, K.A. O'Dell, and J. Niehaus. Sampling considerations associated with the interpretation of disdrometric data. 15th AMS Conference on Cloud Physics. Vancouver, Canada. July 9-13.

M.L. Larsen, M. Schoenhuber, and G. Lammer. Characterization of an anomaly in 2-Dimensional Video Disdrometer data. 2018 Fall AGU Meeting. Washington DC. December 10-14.

M.L. Larsen and R.A. Shaw. A new algorithm for computing the radial distribution function in three-dimensional measurement volumes. 15th AMS Conference on Cloud Physics. Vancouver, Canada. July 9-13.

2017 (CofC + MTU [Sabbatical])

G. Beachley, J.T. Walker, M.L. Larsen, J. Niehaus, M. Mullis, and I. Rumsey. Measurement of air-surface exchange of speciated Nitrogen and Sulfur compounds in a coastal environment. National Atmospheric Deposition Program Scientific Symposium and Fall Meeting. San Diego, CA. October 30-November 3.

A.R. Jameson, M.L. Larsen, and A.B. Kostinski. An index of the statistical heterogeneity of rain observations. European Meteorological Society Annual Meeting. Dublin, Ireland. September 4-8.

M. Mullis, J. Niehaus, and M.L. Larsen. Analysis of interarrival times of aerosol particles as measured by an Aerodynamic Particle Sizer Spectrometer. Fall AGU Meeting. New Orleans, LA. December 11-15.

2016 (CofC)

M.L. Larsen, R. Lemasters, K. O'Dell, and J. Teves. Development of a new theoretical framework for the analysis of disdrometer data. 17th International Conference on Clouds and Precipitation. Manchester, UK. July 25-29.

K. O'Dell and M.L. Larsen. Investigating a new disdrometer sampling method to reduce measurement variability. 17th International Conference on Clouds and Precipitation. Manchester, UK. July 25-29.

J.B. Teves and M.L. Larsen. Statistical assessment of rainfall properties over varying scales. 17th International Conference on Clouds and Precipitation. Manchester, UK. July 25-29.

2015 (CofC)

M.L. Larsen and R. Lemasters. Novel insights from studying raindrop arrivals on sub-second timescales. Fall AGU Meeting. San Francisco, CA. December 14-18.

K. O'Dell and M.L. Larsen. A study of realistic sampling-variability effects on precipitation measurements. Fall AGU Meeting. San Francisco, CA. December 14-18.

A. Payne, A. Teklu, and M.L. Larsen. Resolving airborne particulate concentration inhomogeneities with a Schlieren optical technique. 46th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics. Columbus, OH. June 8-12.

2014 (CofC)

A.S. Clark, M.L. Larsen, and J.B. Teves. Parameters governing deviations from the Beer-Lambert-Bouguer law for direct transmission. 14th AMS Conference on Atmospheric Radiation. Boston, MA. July 7-11.

M.L. Larsen. Explorations of raindrop size distribution variability using a dense disdrometer array. College of Charleston Physics and Astronomy Department Colloquium. Charleston, SC. October 2.

M.L. Larsen, A.B. Kostinski, and A.R. Jameson. Confirmation of the existence of super-terminal raindrops. Fall AGU Meeting. San Francisco, CA. December 15-19.

R. Lemasters and M.L. Larsen. Investigating the dependence of fractal dimension on raindrop size for drop arrival times as measured by a two-dimensional video disdrometer. Fall AGU Meeting. San Francisco, CA. December 15-19.

J.B. Teves and M.L. Larsen. Self-consistency of rain event definitions. Fall AGU Meeting. San Francisco, CA. December 15-19.

2013 (CofC)

M.L. Larsen, J.C. Harris, R. Lemasters, K. O'Dell, and J.B. Teves. Development of a site to investigate rainfall accumulation and drop size distribution variability on small spatio-termporal scales. 38th Annual Meeting of the National Weather Association. North Charleston, SC. October 12-17.

2012 (CofC)

M.L. Larsen. Spatial statistics through a 1-d lens. Annual Meeting of the South Carolina Academy of Science. University of South Carolina-Aiken. Aiken, SC. April 13.

2011 (CofC)

M.L. Larsen. Characterizing rainfall variability on small spatial and temporal scales. 10th Annual Turkey Creek Watershet Initiative Meeting jointly with 5th Eco-Hydrologic Monitoring Meeting. Charleston, SC. April 22.

M.L. Larsen. Identification and characterization of small-scale rainfall fluctuations. Annual Meeting of the South Carolina Academy of Science. South Carolina State University. Orangeburg, SC. April 16.

M.L. Larsen. Physics within the pixel -- rainfall variability on unresolved scales. 17th Annual Mini-Technical Conference of the Palmetto Chapter of the American Meteorological Society. Columbia, SC. March 24

2010 (UNK/CofC)

M.L. Larsen. Affordable ways of measuring rain one drop at a time. 120th Annual Meeting of the Nebraska Academy of Sciences. Nebraska Wesleyan University. Lincoln, NE. April 23.

M.L. Larsen, A. Clark, A. Steele, and D. Hayes. Development of a ballistic photon transport model that explicitly resolves cloud microstructure. 13th AMS Conference on Cloud Physics jointly with 11th AMS Conference on Atmospheric Radiation. Portland, OR. June 28-July 3.

2009 (UNK)

M.L. Larsen, A. Clark, M. Noffke, G. Saltzgaber, and A. Steele. Examination of sub-pixel accumulation variability in central Nebraska. 34th Conference on Radar Meteorology. Williamsburg, VA. October 5-9.

M.L. Larsen, A. Clark, and A. Steele. Direct simulation of radiative transfer through a 3-dimensional correlated medium. Gordon Research Conference on Radiation and Climate. Colby-Sawyer College. New London, NH. July 5-10.

M.L. Larsen and L. Kreminska. Developing an undergraduate research program from scratch: Perspective from two physicists. Research at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions. Kearney, NE. March 6.

2008 (UNK)

M.L. Larsen. Have you been discrete enough? Describing where aerosol particles are and where they are not. Remote Sensing Institute Seminar. Michigan Technological University. Houghton, MI. March 17.

2007 (ARL/UNK)

M.L. Larsen. Spatial statistics in atmospheric microphysics: An introduction with applications. UNK SciMath Colloquium. Kearney, NE. October 11.

2006 (MTU/ARL)

A.B. Davis, M.L. Larsen, and M.K. Dubey. Impact of unresolved, correlated, or anti-correlated spatial structure on the bulk transport of radiation inside and between clouds, with applications to remote sensing and energy budgeting. 2nd International Conference on Global Warming and the Next Ice Age. Sante Fe, NM. July 17-21.

A.B. Davis, M.L. Larsen, and K. Pfeilsticker. Unresolved small-scale optical variability of clouds: Two ways of assessing its impact on remote sensing observations and energy budget estimations. Fall AGU Meeting. San Francisco, CA. December 11-15.

Y. Knyazikhin, A. Marshak, M.L. Larsen, and W. Wiscombe. A new model of cloud drop distribution that simulates the observed drop clustering: Effects of clustering on extinction coefficient estimates. 16th Annual Meeting of the ARM Science Team. Albuquerque, NM. March 27-31.

A. Marshak, Y. Knyazikhin, M.L. Larsen, and W. Wiscombe. A new model of spatial cloud drop distribution that simulates the observed drop clustering: Effect of clustering in extinction coefficient estimates. Fall AGU Meeting. San Francisco, CA. December 11-15.

2005 (MTU/NASA)

2004 (MTU/NASA)

M.L. Larsen and A.B. Kostinski. Reconsideration of certain aspects of the Z-R problem. 14th Annual Conference on Cloud Physics and Precipitation. Bologna, Italy. July 13-18.

2003 (MTU)

A.B. Kostinski, A.R. Jameson, and M.L. Larsen. Exploring the stochastic micro-structure of rain: Scale dependence of spatial correlations. 17th Conference on Hydrology jointly with the 83rd Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society. Long Beach, CA. February 2-13.

M.L. Larsen. Being discrete in a crowd: Detection and implications of aerosol clustering. JCET Radiation Focus Group Seminar with Climate and Radiation Branch Seminar. Greenbelt, MD. July 23.

2002 (MTU)

W. Cantrell, A.B. Kostinski, M.L. Larsen, and D. Harrington. Spatial correlations among aerosol particles. Fall AGU Meeting. San Francisco, CA. December 6-10.

A.B. Kostinski, A.R. Jameson, and M.L. Larsen. Stochastic micro-structure of rain and scale dependence of spatial correlations. Fall AGU Meeting. San Francisco, CA. December 6-10.

A.B. Kostinski, M.L. Larsen, and R.A. Shaw. Possible implications of droplet clustering for radiative transfer in clouds. 11th AMS Conference on Cloud Physics jointly with 11th AMS Conference on Atmospheric Radiation. Ogden, UT. June 3-7.

M.L. Larsen, A.B. Kostinski, and R.A. Shaw. Quantifying droplet clustering in clouds. 11th AMS Conference on Cloud Physics. Ogden, UT. June 3-7.
updated: 30 August 2022