A Training School on
Aerosol-Cloud Interactions and Microphysical Processes 
(Sponsored by Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi)
March 7 - 15, 2009


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Important Dates


Last date for receiving application
15th January, 2009


Confirmation of participation
20th January, 2009

Date of Registration
7th March, 2009


Important Links


IIT Kanpur

Kanpur Weather

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Course Content



1.   Cloud Thermodynamics

2.   Aerosol Microphysics-Theory

Gas-to-particle Conversion (Nucleation Theories)

Condensational Growth


3.    Aerosol Instrumentation

Optical Techniques

Electrical Techniques, Photo Acoustic Techniques

4.   Cloud Microphysics-Theory

                                 Cloud Droplet Activation (Modified Kohler Theory)

                                 Cloud Droplet Growth

                                 Droplet-Droplet Interaction (Collision and Coalescence)

5.   Ice Microphysics-Theory

        Homogeneous Nucleation

        Heterogeneous Nucleation

        Ice Growth and Ice-Ice and Ice-Liquid Droplet Interaction

6.     Cloud Instrumentation

        Cloud Condensation Nucleus Counter

        Cloud Droplet Probe, Cloud Imaging Probe, Liquid Water Content

7.   Case Study-ICARB and CTCZ Pilot Experiment   

        Ground Based Measurements

        Aircraft Measurements

        Ground Based Radiometers

8.  Aerosol-Cloud Interactions and Numerical Modelling

        Aerosol Microphysical Models

        Cloud Microphysical Models

9.   Global Simulations

        Cumulus Parameterization schemes

        GCM Simulations of Aerosol Direct Effects

        GCM Simulations of Aerosol Indirect Effects








Organized By: Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Kanpur    

Design by: Saurabh Bajpayee