Lucas Sterzinger

Research interests include cloud physics, cloud modeling, and open science


Hi! My name is Lucas, and I’m a PhD candidate at the UC Davis Atmospheric Science Graduate Group working in the Cloud Physics Research Group

This website is hosted on Github Pages using alshedivat’s “al-folio” theme. You can see the source code for this site here.


Jan 24, 2022 My latest paper on Arctic mixed-phase clouds preprint is now available on ACP
Jul 19, 2021 I just published an article on Zarr-like access of cloud-hosted NetCDF4 on Pangeo’s Medium publication
Jun 24, 2021 I just published a Medium post on adding lat/lon to GOES L2 data
Jun 7, 2021 My first paper has just been published, Check it out here!

selected publications

  1. ACPD
    [In Review] Arctic Mixed-Phase Clouds Sometimes Dissipate Due to Insufficient Aerosol: Evidence from Observations and Idealized Simulations
    Sterzinger, Lucas J., Sedlar, Joseph, Guy, Heather, Neely III, Ryan R., and Igel, Adele L.
    Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions Jan 2022
  2. JHM
    The Effects of Ice Habit on Simulated Orographic Snowfall
    Sterzinger, Lucas J, and Igel, Adele L
    Journal of Hydrometeorology 2021