Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society

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Special Issue: Advances in the understanding of convective processes and precipitation over low-mountain regions through the Convective and Orographically-induced Precipitation Study (COPS)

January 2011

Volume 137, Issue S1

Pages 1–348

Issue edited by: V. Wulfmeyer, C. Flamant, A. Behrendt, A. Blyth, A. Brown, M. Dorninger, A. Illingworth, P. Mascart, A. Montani, T. Weckwerth

  1. Editorial

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    2. Editorial
    3. Special Issue Articles
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      Advances in the understanding of convective processes and precipitation over low-mountain regions through the Convective and Orographically-induced Precipitation Study (COPS) (pages 1–2)

      V. Wulfmeyer, C. Flamant, A. Behrendt, A. Blyth, A. Brown, M. Dorninger, A. Illingworth, P. Mascart, A. Montani and T. Weckwerth

      Article first published online: 23 FEB 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/qj.799

  2. Special Issue Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Editorial
    3. Special Issue Articles
    1. The Convective and Orographically-induced Precipitation Study (COPS): the scientific strategy, the field phase, and research highlights (pages 3–30)

      Volker Wulfmeyer, Andreas Behrendt, Christoph Kottmeier, Ulrich Corsmeier, Christian Barthlott, George C. Craig, Martin Hagen, Dietrich Althausen, Fumiko Aoshima, Marco Arpagaus, Hans-Stefan Bauer, Lindsay Bennett, Alan Blyth, Christine Brandau, Cédric Champollion, Susanne Crewell, Galina Dick, Paolo Di Girolamo, Manfred Dorninger, Yann Dufournet, Rafael Eigenmann, Ronny Engelmann, Cyrille Flamant, Thomas Foken, Theresa Gorgas, Matthias Grzeschik, Jan Handwerker, Christian Hauck, Hartmut Höller, Wolfgang Junkermann, Norbert Kalthoff, Christoph Kiemle, Stefan Klink, Marianne König, Liane Krauss, Charles N. Long, Fabio Madonna, Stephen Mobbs, Bruno Neininger, Sandip Pal, Gerhard Peters, Grégoire Pigeon, Evelyne Richard, Mathias W. Rotach, Herman Russchenberg, Thomas Schwitalla, Victoria Smith, Reinhold Steinacker, Jörg Trentmann, David D. Turner, Joel van Baelen, Siegfried Vogt, Hans Volkert, Tammy Weckwerth, Heini Wernli, Andreas Wieser and Martin Wirth

      Article first published online: 11 FEB 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/qj.752

    2. Radar climatology of the COPS region (pages 31–41)

      Tammy M. Weckwerth, James W. Wilson, Martin Hagen, Tracy J. Emerson, James O. Pinto, Daran L. Rife and Leslie Grebe

      Article first published online: 4 FEB 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/qj.747

    3. Soil moisture variability and its influence on convective precipitation over complex terrain (pages 42–56)

      Christian Hauck, Christian Barthlott, Liane Krauss and Norbert Kalthoff

      Article first published online: 9 FEB 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/qj.766

    4. Surface energy balance and turbulence network during the Convective and Orographically-induced Precipitation Study (COPS) (pages 57–69)

      R. Eigenmann, N. Kalthoff, T. Foken, M. Dorninger, M. Kohler, D. Legain, G. Pigeon, B. Piguet, D. Schüttemeyer and O. Traulle

      Article first published online: 12 NOV 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/qj.704

    5. The dependence of convection-related parameters on surface and boundary-layer conditions over complex terrain (pages 70–80)

      N. Kalthoff, M. Kohler, C. Barthlott, B. Adler, S.D. Mobbs, U. Corsmeier, K. Träumner, T. Foken, R. Eigenmann, L. Krauss, S. Khodayar and P. Di Girolamo

      Article first published online: 7 OCT 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/qj.686

    6. Observation of convection initiation processes with a suite of state-of-the-art research instruments during COPS IOP 8b (pages 81–100)

      A. Behrendt, S. Pal, F. Aoshima, M. Bender, A. Blyth, U. Corsmeier, J. Cuesta, G. Dick, M. Dorninger, C. Flamant, P. Di Girolamo, T. Gorgas, Y. Huang, N. Kalthoff, S. Khodayar, H. Mannstein, K. Träumner, A. Wieser and V. Wulfmeyer

      Article first published online: 9 FEB 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/qj.758

    7. Forecasting summer convection over the Black Forest: a case study from the Convective and Orographically-induced Precipitation Study (COPS) experiment (pages 101–117)

      E. Richard, J.-P. Chaboureau, C. Flamant, C. Champollion, M. Hagen, K. Schmidt, C. Kiemle, U. Corsmeier, C. Barthlott and P. Di Girolamo

      Article first published online: 6 JAN 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/qj.710

    8. Initiation of deep convection at marginal instability in an ensemble of mesoscale models: a case-study from COPS (pages 118–136)

      Christian Barthlott, Ralph Burton, Daniel Kirshbaum, Kirsty Hanley, Evelyne Richard, Jean-Pierre Chaboureau, Jörg Trentmann, Bastian Kern, Hans-Stefan Bauer, Thomas Schwitalla, Christian Keil, Yann Seity, Alan Gadian, Alan Blyth, Stephen Mobbs, Cyrille Flamant and Jan Handwerker

      Article first published online: 6 JAN 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/qj.707

    9. Processes driving deep convection over complex terrain: a multi-scale analysis of observations from COPS IOP 9c (pages 137–155)

      U. Corsmeier, N. Kalthoff, C. Barthlott, F. Aoshima, A. Behrendt, P. Di Girolamo, M. Dorninger, J. Handwerker, C. Kottmeier, H. Mahlke, S.D. Mobbs, E.G. Norton, J. Wickert and V. Wulfmeyer

      Article first published online: 9 FEB 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/qj.754

    10. High-resolution simulation over central Europe: assimilation experiments during COPS IOP 9c (pages 156–175)

      Thomas Schwitalla, Hans-Stefan Bauer, Volker Wulfmeyer and Fumiko Aoshima

      Article first published online: 1 FEB 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/qj.721

    11. Initiation of convection over the Black Forest mountains during COPS IOP15a (pages 176–189)

      Lindsay J. Bennett, Alan M. Blyth, Ralph R. Burton, Alan M. Gadian, Tammy M. Weckwerth, Andreas Behrendt, Paolo Di Girolamo, Manfred Dorninger, Sarah-Jane Lock, Victoria H. Smith and Stephen D. Mobbs

      Article first published online: 11 FEB 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/qj.760

    12. Latent heat flux measurements over complex terrain by airborne water vapour and wind lidars (pages 190–203)

      Christoph Kiemle, Martin Wirth, Andreas Fix, Stephan Rahm, Ulrich Corsmeier and Paolo Di Girolamo

      Article first published online: 18 FEB 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/qj.757

    13. On the relationship between water vapour field evolution and the life cycle of precipitation systems (pages 204–223)

      J. Van Baelen, M. Reverdy, F. Tridon, L. Labbouz, G. Dick, M. Bender and M. Hagen

      Article first published online: 11 FEB 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/qj.785

    14. Long-range transport of Saharan dust and its radiative impact on precipitation forecast: a case study during the Convective and Orographically-induced Precipitation Study (COPS) (pages 236–251)

      Jean-Pierre Chaboureau, Evelyne Richard, Jean-Pierre Pinty, Cyrille Flamant, Paolo Di Girolamo, Christoph Kiemle, Andreas Behrendt, Hélène Chepfer, Marjolaine Chiriaco and Volker Wulfmeyer

      Article first published online: 28 JAN 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/qj.719

    15. In situ aerosol measurements taken during the 2007 COPS field campaign at the Hornisgrinde ground site (pages 252–266)

      H. M. Jones, J. Crosier, A. Russell, M. J. Flynn, M. Irwin, T. W. Choularton, H. Coe and G. McFiggans

      Article first published online: 12 JAN 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/qj.727

    16. Development of ice particles in convective clouds observed over the Black Forest mountains during COPS (pages 275–286)

      Yahui Huang, Alan M. Blyth, Philip R. A. Brown, Richard Cotton, Jonathan Crosier, Keith N. Bower, Martin W. Gallagher, Hazel Jones, Alan M. Gadian, Tom W. Choularton, John Cardwell, Hugh Coe, Stephen D. Mobbs and Martin Hagen

      Article first published online: 11 FEB 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/qj.749

    17. Predictive skill of a subset of models participating in D-PHASE in the COPS region (pages 287–305)

      Hans-Stefan Bauer, Tanja Weusthoff, Manfred Dorninger, Volker Wulfmeyer, Thomas Schwitalla, Theresa Gorgas, Marco Arpagaus and Kirsten Warrach-Sagi

      Article first published online: 28 JAN 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/qj.715

    18. Cloud statistics and cloud radiative effect for a low-mountain site (pages 306–324)

      Kerstin Ebell, Susanne Crewell, Ulrich Löhnert, David D. Turner and Ewan J. O'Connor

      Article first published online: 9 FEB 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/qj.748

    19. The water vapour intercomparison effort in the framework of the Convective and Orographically-induced Precipitation Study: airborne-to-ground-based and airborne-to-airborne lidar systems (pages 325–348)

      R. Bhawar, P. Di Girolamo, D. Summa, C. Flamant, D. Althausen, A. Behrendt, C. Kiemle, P. Bosser, M. Cacciani, C. Champollion, T. Di Iorio, R. Engelmann, C. Herold, D. Müller, S. Pal, M. Wirth and V. Wulfmeyer

      Article first published online: 6 JAN 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/qj.697

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