Bruce Albrecht

Bruce Albrecht

Professor Emeritus, Department of Atmospheric Sciences

University of Miami
4600 Rickenbacker Causeway
Miami, FL 33149

MSC 326

Tel: 305.421.4043

Lab Website

Atmospheric Convection, Boundary Layer Structure and Clouds, Aircraft Turbulence and Microphysics Measurements, Cloud-Climate Interactions, Tropical Meteorology, Remote Sensing of Clouds and Precipitation. University of Miami Radar Group

Kollias, P., E.E. Clothiaux, M.A. Miller, E. Luke, K.L. Johnson, K.P. Moran, K.P. Widener, and B.A. Albrecht, 2006:  The Atmospheric Measurement Program cloud profiling radars: Second generation sampling strategies, processing, and cloud data products.  J. Atmos. Ocean. Tech. (Accepted).

Sharon, T.M., B.A. Albrecht, H.H. Jonsson, P. Minnis, M.M. Khaiyer, T.M. van Reken, J. Seinfeld, and R. Flagan, 2006:  Aerosol and Cloud Microphysical Characteristics of Rifts and Gradients in Maritime Stratocumulus Clouds.  J. Atmos. Sci., 63, 983-997.

Kollias, P. and B.A. Albrecht, 2005:  Why the melting layer radar reflectivity is not bright at 94 GHz.  Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, L24818, doi: 10.1029/2005GL024074.

Kollias, P., E.E. Clothiaux, B.A. Albrecht, M.A. Miller, K.P. Moran, and K.L. Johnson, 2005:  The atmospheric radiation measurement program cloud profiling radars:  An evaluation of signal processing and sampling strategies.  J. Atmos. Oceanic Tech., 22, 930-948.

Kollias, P., I. Jo, and B.A. Albrecht, 2005:  High-resolution observations of mammatus in tropical anvils.  Mon. Wea. Rev., 2105 - 2112.

Kollias, P., E.E. Clothiaux, B.A. Albrecht, M.A. Miller, K.P. Moran, and K.L. Johnson, 2005: The Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program Cloud Profiling Radars.  An Evaluation of Signal Processing and Sampling Strategies.  J. Atmos. Oceanic Tech.   In press.

Pyatt, H.E., B.A. Albrecht, C. Fairall, J.E. Hare, N. Bond, P. Minnis, and J. Kirk Ayers, 2005: Evolution of marine atmospheric boundary layer structure across the Cold Tongue-ITCZ Complex.  J. Climate.  737 - 753.

Zhu, P. and B.A. Albrecht, 2003:  Large eddy simulations of continental shallow cumulus convection.  J. Geophysical Res., 108, D15. 4453. doi: 10.1029/2002JD003119, ACL 5-1 - ACL 5-18.

Kollias, P. and B.A. Albrecht, 2003:  Cloud radar observations of vertical drafts and microphysics in convective rain.  J. Geophys. Res., 108(D2), 4053, doi:10.1029/2001JD002033, 11-12.

2002 - Zhu, P. and B.A. Albrecht, 2002:  A theoretical and observational analysis of the formation of fair-weather cumuli.  J. Atmos. Sci., 59, 1983-2005.

2001 - Kollias, P., B.A. Albrecht, and F.D. Marks, 2001:  Raindrop sorting induced by vertical drafts in convective clouds.  Geophys. Res. Lett., 28, 2787-2790.

2001 - Kollias, P., B.A. Albrecht, R. Lhermitte, and A. Savtchenko, 2001:  Radar observations of updrafts, downdrafts, and turbulence in fair weather cumuli.  J. Atmos. Sci. 58, 1750-1766.

2001 - Kollias, P., B.A. Albrecht, and F.D. Marks, Jr., 2001:  Accurate observations of vertical air velocities and rain drops using a cloud radar Ð Why Mie?  (In press, Bull. AMS).

2001 - Kollias, P., B.A. Albrecht, and F. D. Marks, Jr., 2001:  Cloud radar observations of vertical drafts and microphysics in convective rain.  (In press, J. Geoph. Res.).

2001 - Zhu, P., B.A. Albrecht, and J. Gottschalck, 2001:  Formation and development of nocturnal boundary layer clouds over the Southern Great Plains. J. Atmos. Sci., 58, 1409-1426.

2001 - Stevens, B., A.S. Ackerman, B.A. Albrecht, A.R. Brown, A. Chlond, J. Cuxart, P.G. Duynkerke, D.C. Lewellen, M.K. Macvean, R.A.J. 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.

2000 - Kollias, P. and B.A. Albrecht, 2000:  The turbulence structure in a continental stratocumulus cloud from millimeter wavelength radar observations.  J. Atmos. Sci., 57, 2417-2434.

2000 - Yin, Bingfan, and B.A. Albrecht, 2000:  Spatial variability of atmospheric boundary layer structure over the eastern equatorial Pacific.  J. Climate, 13(9), 1574-1592.

2000 - Ferek, R.J., T. Garrett, P.V. Hobbs, S. Strader, D. Johnson, J.P. Taylor, K. Nielsen, A.S. Ackerman, Y. Kogan, Q. Liu, B.A. Albrecht, D. Babb, 2000: Drizzle suppression in ship tracks. J. Atmos. Sci:, Vol. 57(16), 2707-2728.

1999 - Kollias, P., R. Lhermite, and B.A. Albrecht, 1999:  Vertical air motion and raindrop size distributions in convective systems using a 94 GHz radar.  Geophys. Res. Lett., 26, 3109-3112.

1998 - Bohren, C. and B. Albrecht, 1998:  Atmospheric thermodynamics, Oxford University Press, 402 pp.

1993 - Albrecht, B.A., 1993:  The effects of drizzle on the thermodynamic structure of the trade-wind boundary layer.  J. Geophys. Res., 98, 7327-7337.

1990 - Albrecht, B.A., C.W. Fairall, D.W. Thomson, A.B. White, J.B. Snider, and W.H. Schubert, 1990:  Surface-based remote sensing of the observed and the adiabatic liquid water content of stratocumulus clouds.  Geophys. Res. Lett., 17, 89-92.

1989 - Albrecht, B.A., 1989:  Aerosols, cloud microphysics and fractional cloudiness.  Science, 245, 1227-1230.

1985 - Albrecht, B.A., R.S. Penc, and W.H. Schubert, 1985:  An observational study of cloud-topped mixed layers.  J. Atmos. Sci., 42, 800-822.

1979 - Albrecht, B.A., A.K. Betts, W.H. Schubert, and S.K. Cox, 1979:  A model of the thermodynamic structure of the trade-wind boundary layer.  Part I: Theoretical formulation and sensitivity tests.  J. Atmos. Sci., 36, 73-89.

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