Tag: clouds and experimental tools

New Funding: Shaw’s Project Funded by Brookhaven National Laboratory

Raymond Shaw is the principal investigator on a project that has received a $35,591 research and development contract from the Brookhaven National Laboratory. The project is titled “Brookhaven National Laboratory Joint Appointment.” This is a potential two-year project.

About Raymond Shaw

Raymond Shaw
Raymond A. Shaw
University Professor, Physics

Dr. Shaw’s research involves the physics of the Earth’s atmosphere, with an emphasis on clouds and experimental tools for studying clouds. Research in Shaw’s group has focused on understanding the influence of turbulence on cloud particle growth through condensation and collisions, and on understanding the nucleation process through which ice forms from liquid water. Shaw’s group is actively involved in the development of methods for studying clouds in controlled conditions in the laboratory as well as in the atmosphere itself. For example, digital holography is applied to particle tracking in turbulent laboratory clouds, and to measurement of particle size distributions in clouds sampled by research aircraft. The Cloud Physics Laboratory is the home of several exciting research studies.

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