Recent Publications


Villanueva-Birriel, C. M., and S. Lasher-Trapp, 2014: Impacts of Climate Change Upon Precipitation Development from Convective Storms: A Numerical Modeling Study. Submitted to J. Atmos. Sci.

Villanueva-Birriel, C. M., S. Lasher-Trapp, R. J. Trapp, and N. S. Diffenbaugh, 2014: Sensitivity of the Warm Rain Process in Convective Clouds to Regional Trends in Tropospheric Warming in the Contiguous U.S. J. Clouds, Aerosol and Radiation, 1, 1-17.

Johnson, A., S. Lasher-Trapp, A. Bansemer, Z. Ulanowski and A. J. Heymsfield, 2014: Detection and Quantification of Ice with the Small Ice Detector 2 HIAPER (SID-2H). J. Atmos. Ocean. Tech., 31, 1263-1275.

Cooper, W. A., S. G. Lasher-Trapp, and A. M. Blyth, 2013: The influence of entrainment and mixing on the initial formation of rain in a warm cumulus cloud. J. Atmos. Sci., 70, 1727-1743.

Bewley, J.L., and S. Lasher-Trapp, 2011: Progress on Predicting the Breadth of Droplet Size Distributions Observed in Small Cumuli. J. Atmos. Sci., 68, 2921-2929.

Reiche, C. H., and S. Lasher-Trapp, 2010: The minor importance of giant aerosol to precipitation development within small trade wind cumuli observed during RICO. Atmospheric Research, 95, 386-399.

Lasher-Trapp, S., S. Anderson-Bereznicki, A. Shackelford, C. H. Twohy and J. G. Hudson, 2008: An investigation of the influence of droplet number concentration and giant aerosol particles upon supercooled large drop formation in wintertime stratiform clouds. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 47, 2659-2678.

Lasher-Trapp, S., 2007: Clouds in a warmer climate: Friend or foe? Forum on Public Policy, 3, 353-368.

Rauber, R. M., and coauthors, 2007: Rain in shallow cumulus over the ocean—the RICO campaign. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 88, 1912-1928; supplement S12-S18.

Lasher-Trapp, S., and J. P. Stachnik, 2007: Giant and Ultragiant Aerosol Particle Variability over the Eastern Great Lakes Region. J. Appl. Meteor., 46, 651-659.

Blyth, A. M., S. G. Lasher-Trapp and W. A. Cooper, 2005: A Study of Thermals in Cumulus Clouds. Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 131, 1171-1190.

Lasher-Trapp, S. G., W. A. Cooper and A. M. Blyth, 2005: Broadening of Droplet Size Distributions from Entrainment and Mixing in a Cumulus Cloud. Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 131, 195-220.


Arthur, D. K., S. Lasher-Trapp, A. Abdel-Haleem, N. Klosterman, and D. S. Ebert, 2010: A New Three-Dimensional Visualization System for Combining Aircraft and Radar Data and Its Application to RICO Observations. J. Atmos. Oceanic Tech., 27, 811-828.

Song, Y., J. Ye, N. Svakhine, S. Lasher-Trapp, M. Baldwin and D. S. Ebert, 2006: An Atmospheric Visual Analysis and Exploration System. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 12, 1157-1164.


Quardokus, K., S. Lasher-Trapp and E. M. Riggs, 2012: Can students perform authentic research early in their undergraduate program? Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 93, 1641-1649.

Parker, L. C., G. H. Krockover, S. Lasher-Trapp and D. C. Eichinger, 2008: Ideas about the nature of science held by undergraduate atmospheric science students. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 89, 1681-1688.