11th Conference on Mountain Meteorology and the Annual Mesoscale Alpine Program (MAP)

: 11th Conference on Mountain Meteorology and the Annual Mesoscale Alpine Program (MAP)

11th Conference on Mountain Meteorology and the Annual Mesoscale Alpine Program (MAP)

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Sunday, 20 June 2004

7:00 AM-7:00 AM: Sunday, 20 June 2004


Sun June 20

5:00 PM-7:00 PM: Sunday, 20 June 2004


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Conference Registration

Monday, 21 June 2004

7:00 AM-7:00 AM: Monday, 21 June 2004


Mon June 21

7:30 AM-7:30 AM: Monday, 21 June 2004


Conference Registration continues Through Friday June 25

8:30 AM-8:45 AM: Monday, 21 June 2004


Welcoming Remarks

8:45 AM-10:30 AM: Monday, 21 June 2004


1
MOUNTAIN WAVES
Sponsor: 11th Conference on Mountain Meteorology and the Annual Mesoscale Alpine Program (MAP)
Organizer: James D. Doyle, NRL

Papers:
  8:45 AM
1.1
The Temporal Evolution of Mountain Waves, Lee Vortices and Orographic Blocking
Dale R. Durran, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and C. C. Chen and G. J. Hakim

  9:00 AM
1.2
Mountain Wave Momentum Flux in a Slowing Evolving Flow
Chih-Chieh Chen, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and D. R. Durran and G. J. Hakim

  9:15 AM
1.3
Resonant drag regimes in linear stratified flow past isolated mountains and ridges
Miguel A. C. Teixeira, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal; and P. M. A. Miranda and M. A. Valente

  9:30 AM
1.4
Sensitivity of orographic drag to model resolution
Samantha A. Smith, Met Office, Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom; and A. Brown, J. D. Doyle, and S. Webster

  9:45 AM
1.5
  10:00 AM
1.6
A few surprises in 2D nonlinear flow over topography
David J. Muraki, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada; and C. C. Epifanio and C. Snyder

  10:15 AM
1.7
Interaction between lee-waves and a planetary boundary layer
Qingfang Jiang, NRL, Monterey, CA; and J. Doyle and R. B. Smith

10:30 AM-11:00 AM: Monday, 21 June 2004


Coffee Break

11:00 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 21 June 2004


2
ROTORS
Sponsor: 11th Conference on Mountain Meteorology and the Annual Mesoscale Alpine Program (MAP)
Organizer: Dale R. Durran, University of Washington

Papers:
  11:00 AM
2.1
  11:15 AM
2.2
  11:30 AM
2.3
Observations of rotors and downslope winds in the Falkland Islands
Peter Sheridan, Met Office, Exeter, United Kingdom; and S. Vosper and S. Mobbs

  11:45 AM
2.4
Characteristics of rotor streaming in the Falkland Islands
Rita Cardoso, University of Leeds, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom; and S. Mobbs, R. Burton, S. Vosper, and P. Sheridan

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Monday, 21 June 2004


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-2:45 PM: Monday, 21 June 2004


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Gap winds and foehn
Sponsor: 11th Conference on Mountain Meteorology and the Annual Mesoscale Alpine Program (MAP)
Organizer: Reinhold Steinacker, Institute of Meteorolgy and Geophysics

Papers:
  1:30 PM
3.1
The Mistral at the exit of the Rhône valley
Philippe J. Drobinski, Institut Pierre Simon Laplace/Service d'Aéronomie, Palaiseau, France; and S. Bastin, V. Guénard, J. L. Caccia, B. Campistron, U. Corsmeier, A. M. Dabas, P. Delville, F. Lohou, A. Protat, O. Reitebuch, and C. Werner

  2:00 PM
3.3
The dynamics of pulsations in the bora flow
Danijel Belusic, Andrija Mohorovicic Geophysical Institute, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia; and M. Pasaric, Z. Pasaric, and M. Orlic

  2:15 PM
3.4
Observational and numerical case study of the Adriatic bora
Alexander Gohm, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria; and G. J. Mayr

3:00 PM-3:00 PM: Monday, 21 June 2004


Coffee Break

3:15 PM-5:00 PM: Monday, 21 June 2004


4
WAKES AND LEE SIDE PHENOMENA
Sponsor: 11th Conference on Mountain Meteorology and the Annual Mesoscale Alpine Program (MAP)
Organizer: Richard Rotunno, NCAR

Papers:
  3:15 PM
4.1
The dynamics of orographic wake formation in flows with upstream blocking
Craig C. Epifanio, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and R. Rotunno

  3:45 PM
4.2
Local winds, drag and wakes in idealized orographic flow at low Rossby number
G. N. Petersen, Univ. of Oslo, Oslo, Norway and Univ. of Iceland, Oslo, Iceland; and H. Ólafsson and J. E. Kristjánsson

  4:00 PM
4.3
High-resolution observations of separated flow in the lee of steep orography: Gaudex 2003
Huw W. Lewis, Institute for Atmospheric Science, School of the Environment, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom; and S. D. Mobbs, M. Lehning, B. Brooks, M. Hill, and N. Raderschall

  4:15 PM
4.4
The Use of an Effective Froude Number in Non-Uniform Flow
P. Alexander Reinecke, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and D. R. Durran

  4:30 PM
4.5
Idealized Three-Dimensional Simulations of Fronts Interacting With the U.S. West Coast Topography
Joseph B. Olson, Stony Brook University / SUNY, Stony Brook, NY; and B. A. Colle

  4:45 PM
4.6
Origin and propagation of a disturbance associated with an African Easterly Wave as a precursor of Hurricane Alberto (2000)
Yuh-Lang Lin, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and K. E. Robertson and C. M. Hill

5:00 PM-5:30 PM: Monday, 21 June 2004


5
MODELING AND PARAMETERIZATION
Sponsor: 11th Conference on Mountain Meteorology and the Annual Mesoscale Alpine Program (MAP)
Organizer: Tomaz Vrhovec, University of Ljubljana

Papers:
  5:00 PM
5.1
Trying to achieve the no flow condition in MC2
Michel Desgagné, Recherche en Prevision Numerique and MSC, Dorval, QC, Canada; and C. Girard

  5:15 PM
5.2
Nonhydrostatic simulations of orographic flows and some effects of time integration schemes
Raffaele Salerno, Centro Epson Meteo, Cinisello Balsamo (MI), Italy

Poster PDF (876.8 kB)

5:29 PM-5:29 PM: Monday, 21 June 2004


sessions end for the day

5:30 PM-7:30 PM: Monday, 21 June 2004


Poster Session 1
Waves and Rotors
Sponsor: 11th Conference on Mountain Meteorology and the Annual Mesoscale Alpine Program (MAP)

Papers:
 
Linear prediction of mountain wave drag in the case of generic wind profiles
Miguel A. C. Teixeira, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal; and P. M. A. Miranda and M. A. Valente

Poster PDF (136.3 kB)
 
On Rotors, Internal Waves and Hydraulic Jumps in Simulated Stably-Stratified Flows in Utah's Salt Lake Valley
Ying Chen, Stanford University, Stanford, CA; and R. L. Street and F. L. Ludwig

Poster PDF (661.4 kB)
 
Wave propagation and PV-pulses from diurnal mountain convection
Yanping Li, Yale University, New Haven, CT; and R. B. Smith

Poster PDF (174.4 kB)
 
Inversion effects on mountain lee waves
Simon Vosper, Met Office, Exeter, United Kingdom; and P. Sheridan

Poster PDF (2.8 MB)
 
 
Evaluation of mountain wave simulations using COAMPS and WRF-EM
James D. Doyle, NRL, Monterey, CA; and Q. Jiang, W. C. Skamarock, and P. Tsai

 
Observations and Simulation of Downslope Windstorms and Gravity Waves over Northwest-Iceland
Haraldur Ólafsson, University of Iceland and the Icelandic Meteorological Office, Reykjavik, Iceland; and H. Ágústsson

Poster PDF (912.6 kB)
 
Temporal Oscillations of Pressure and Wind Speed in a Windstorm over Complex Terrain
Haraldur Ólafsson, University of Iceland and the Icelandic Meteorological Office, Reykjavik, Iceland; and H. Ágústsson

Poster PDF (985.3 kB)
 
Sierra Rotors Project: Preliminary findings
Vanda Grubisic, DRI, Reno, NV; and S. A. Cohn

Poster PDF (2.8 MB)
 
Applicability of the Reduced Gravity Shallow Water Model to Gap Flow
Tomislav Maric, Dept. of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and D. R. Durran


Poster Session 2
Wakes, instability, and Lee Cyclogenesis
Sponsor: 11th Conference on Mountain Meteorology and the Annual Mesoscale Alpine Program (MAP)

Papers:
 
How does your model generate potential vorticity banners? Proposal for a model intercomparison project
Jürg Schmidli, ETH, Zürich, Switzerland; and J. Doyle, O. Fuhrer, and C. Schaer

 
P2.2
Secondary Alpine potential vorticity banners: Sensitivity to model resolution

 
A Study of Qinghai-Xizang Plateau Lee wave Rainstorm
lin Biyuan Sr., Weather Bureau of Hunnan province, Changsha, China; and S. Hong Sr., L. Xiaolu Sr., C. Zhou Sr., H. Ouyan Sr., and M. Lv Sr.

http://ams.confex.com/

Poster PDF (285.3 kB)
 
Synoptic scale response to breaking mountain gravity waves
Armel Martin, Ecole Normale Supérieure - CNRS, Paris Cedex 05, France; and F. Lott

Poster PDF (376.0 kB)
 
Understanding the effects of complex terrain on Intermountain cyclogenesis
Gregory West, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and J. Shafer and J. Steenburgh

 
Wind Lidar Observations in the Lee of Greenland
Andreas Dörnbrack, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, DLR Oberpfaffenhofen, Wessling, Germany; and M. Weissmann, S. Rahm, O. Reitebuch, R. Simmet, R. Busen, and H. Ólafsson

Poster PDF (1.6 MB)

Poster Session 3
Gap wind, Foehn and Barrier Jets
Sponsor: 11th Conference on Mountain Meteorology and the Annual Mesoscale Alpine Program (MAP)

Papers:
 
Foehn analysis in the Rhine Valley with a FM-CW boundary layer Radar-RASS during the MAP experiment
Siegfried Vogt, Institut f. Meteorologie u. Klimaforschung , Forschungszentrum, Karlsruhe, Germany

Poster PDF (617.6 kB)
 
Barrier Jets in the Gulf of Alaska - A satellite climatology
George Young, Penn State University, University Park, PA; and K. Loescher, N. S. Winstead, and B. A. Colle

Poster PDF (546.5 kB)

Poster Session 4
Mountain Boundary Layer
Sponsor: 11th Conference on Mountain Meteorology and the Annual Mesoscale Alpine Program (MAP)

Papers:
 
Sea breeze case study using a combination of observations and numerical simulation in complex terrain in Southern France: contribution to matter transport.
S. Bastin, Institut Pierre Simon Laplace/ Service d'Aeronomie, Palaiseau cedex, France; and P. Drobinski, A. M. Dabas, P. Delville, O. Reitebuch, and C. Werner

Poster PDF (888.7 kB)
 
Surface drag and heat flux conditions for atmospheric models with steep terrain
Craig C. Epifanio, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

 
Low-level-jet-induced pumping in the atmopsheric boundary layer in the lee of the Alps during a north foehn event
Cyrille Flamant, Institut Pierre-Simon Laplace, Paris, France; and E. Richard

 
Mechanisms of wind channeling in the Hudson Valley, NY.
Ricardo K. Sakai, SUNY, Albany, NY; and D. R. Fitzjarrald, M. Czikowsky, and J. M. Freedman

Poster PDF (185.9 kB)
 
Simulations of the turbulence and dispersion processes in a coastal region
Danijel Belusic, Andrija Mohorovicic Geophysical Institute, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia; and D. Koracin, I. Kos, A. Jericevic, and K. Horvath

Poster PDF (1.3 MB)
 
Rotational effects on flow around idealised mountain ridges
Helen Wells, Met Office, Exeter, United Kingdom; and S. Webster and A. R. Brown

Poster PDF (164.6 kB)

Poster Session 5
Climate and Climate Change
Sponsor: 11th Conference on Mountain Meteorology and the Annual Mesoscale Alpine Program (MAP)

Papers:
 
An analysis of the 1932-2004 air temperature record from the summit of Mount Washington, New Hampshire, USA
Andrea N. Grant, Mount Washington Observatory, North Conway, NH; and A. A. P. Pszenny

Poster PDF (151.5 kB)
 
Construction of the wind climate by idealized flow past real orography
Haraldur Ólafsson, University of Iceland and the Icelandic Meteorological Office, Reykjavik, Iceland; and Ó. Rögnvaldsson


Poster Session 6
Observational Techniques
Sponsor: 11th Conference on Mountain Meteorology and the Annual Mesoscale Alpine Program (MAP)

Papers:
 
Measurement of micro weather in valley cross section
Koji Tamai, Forestry & Forest Products Research Institute, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

Poster PDF (164.1 kB)
 
Validation of precipitable water from ECMWF model with GPS data during the MAP SOP
Olivier M. Bock, IPSL/CNRS, Paris, France; and C. Flamant, E. Richard, C. Keil, and M. N. Bouin

Poster PDF (294.2 kB)

Poster Session 7
Anabatic and Katabatic flows
Sponsor: 11th Conference on Mountain Meteorology and the Annual Mesoscale Alpine Program (MAP)

Papers:
 
The gap and katabatic contributions for the MAP IOP 15 Mistral windstorm.
Vincent Guénard, Laboratoire de Sondages Electromagnétiques de l'Environnement Terrestre, La Garde, France; and P. Drobinski, G. Tédeschi, and J. L. Caccia

Poster PDF (587.7 kB)
 
A modeling study of katabatic flows over slopes with changing slope angle
Craig M. Smith, College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR; and E. D. Skyllingstad

Poster PDF (151.0 kB)
 
The sensitivity of thermally-driven mountain flows to land cover change.
Justin A. W. Cox, NOAA Cooperative Institute for Regional Prediction and Department of Meteorology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and W. J. Steenburgh and G. Poulos


Poster Session 8
OROGRAPHIC PRECIPITATION
Sponsor: 11th Conference on Mountain Meteorology and the Annual Mesoscale Alpine Program (MAP)

Papers:
 
Quantitative precipitation forecasting of wintertime storms in the Sierra Nevada
Vanda Grubisic, DRI, Reno, NV; and R. Vellore and A. Huggins

 
An investigation of record heavy lee side orographic snowfall during the great western storm of March 16-20, 2003
Gregory S. Poulos, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. Snook, D. A. Wesley, M. P. Meyers, and E. J. Szoke

 
Verifying modeled precipitation in mountainous region for heavy precipitation cases
Tomaz Vrhovec, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia; and G. Skok and R. Zabkar

Poster PDF (272.5 kB)
 
Impact study of MAP IOP2B observations on the mesoscale numerical simulation
Yong Wang, Central Institute for Meteorology and Geodynamics, Vienna, Austria; and E. Bazile

http://

Poster PDF (1.6 MB)
 
Numerical simulations of the August 2002 flooding event in the Elbe catchment area
Günther Zängl, University of Munich, Munich, Germany

 
Orographic modulation of precipitation and rainfall rate in the mountains of western Maine
Stephanie A Lane, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, MA; and R. W. Stimets

 
Oxygen isotope ratios of recently fallen snow over the Wasatch Mountains of northern Utah
Scott A. Hynek, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and W. J. Steenburgh and G. S. Poulos

 
Precipitation over concave terrain
Qingfang Jiang, UCAR Visiting Scientist, NRL, Monterey, CA

http://M:\papers\concave\MtnMetAbstract.pdf

Poster PDF (502.3 kB)
 
Simulations of precipitation in the complex terrain of Iceland and comparison with glaciological observations
Ólafur Rögnvaldsson, Universtity of Bergen, Institute for Meteorological Research, Reykjavik, Iceland; and H. Ólafsson

 
Atmospheric response to the orography during cases of precipitation extremes in Iceland
Haraldur Ólafsson, University of Iceland and the Icelandic Meteorological Office, Reykjavik, Iceland; and T. Jónsson

Poster PDF (1.9 MB)
 
Connections between the low-level airflow and the increase of precipitation with altitude
Haraldur Ólafsson, University of Iceland and the Icelandic Meteorological Office, Reykjavik, Iceland; and Ó. Rögnvaldsson

Poster PDF (159.6 kB)
 
Electrical conductivity of supercooled cloud water at Mt. Washington, NH
Charles C. Ryerson, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Cold Regions Research and Engineering Lab., Hanover, NH; and G. G. Koenig, D. A. Meese, J. A. Nagle, and J. H. Cragin

Poster PDF (472.6 kB)

Poster Session 9
Mountain Weather Forecasting
Sponsor: 11th Conference on Mountain Meteorology and the Annual Mesoscale Alpine Program (MAP)

Papers:
 
A conceptual model of warm season excessive rainfall used to warn for flooding of 12 June 2002 across northern Vermont
Scott L Whittier, NOAA/NWS, South Burlington, VT; and G. A. Hanson and R. E. Bell

http://www.erh.noaa.gov/er/btv/

Poster PDF (2.5 MB)
 
A method for the objective prediction of foehn events in the Wipp Valley
Susanne Drechsel, University of Innsbruck, Austria, Innsbruck, Austria; and G. J. Mayr

 
Forecasting an extreme precipitation event in Norway
Einar Magnús Einarsson, University of Iceland and the Icelandic Meteorological Office, Reykjavik, Iceland; and H. Ólafsson

Poster PDF (464.2 kB)
 
Does increasing the resolution of numerical forecasts improve forecast accuracy over fine-scale Intermountain topography?
Kenneth A. Hart, NOAA/CIRP and University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and J. Steenburgh and D. J. Onton


Ice Breaker Reception with a Formal Poster viewing

Tuesday, 22 June 2004

7:00 AM-7:00 AM: Tuesday, 22 June 2004


Tue June 22

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Tuesday, 22 June 2004


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MOUNTAIN BOUNDARY LAYERS I: TURBULENCE AND MIXING
Sponsor: 11th Conference on Mountain Meteorology and the Annual Mesoscale Alpine Program (MAP)
Organizer: C. David Whiteman, PNNL

Papers:
  8:30 AM
6.1
On the turbulence structure over highly complex terrain: key findings from the MAP-Riviera project
Mathias W. Rotach, Swiss Federal Office for Meteorology and Climatology, Zurich, Switzerland; and M. Andretta, P. Calanca, A. P. Weigel, and R. Vogt

  9:00 AM
6.2
High-resolution large-eddy simulations of the Riviera Valley: methodology and sensitivity studies
Fotini Katopodes Chow, Stanford University, Stanford, CA; and A. P. Weigel, R. L. Street, M. W. Rotach, and M. Xue

  9:30 AM
6.4
High-resolution large-eddy simulations of the Riviera Valley: assessment of the flow structure and the heat and moisture budgets
Andreas P. Weigel, ETH, Zürich, Switzerland; and F. K. Chow, M. W. Rotach, R. L. Street, and M. Xue

  9:45 AM
6.5
Examining nocturnal jets in the Hudson valley during HVAMS
David R. Fitzjarrald, SUNY, Albany, NY; and R. K. Sakai, J. M. Freedman, and M. Czikowsky

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Tuesday, 22 June 2004


Coffee Break

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 22 June 2004


7
MOUNTAIN BOUNDARY LAYERS II: TRANSPORT AND DISPERSION
Sponsor: 11th Conference on Mountain Meteorology and the Annual Mesoscale Alpine Program (MAP)
Organizer: Robert M. Banta, NOAA/ETL

Papers:
  10:30 AM
7.1
The Alpine mountain-plain circulation: Airborne Doppler lidar measurements and numerical simulations using MM5 and LM
Martin Weissmann, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, DLR Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany, Wessling, Germany; and F. Braun, L. Gantner, G. Mayr, S. Rahm, and O. Reitebuch

  10:45 AM
7.2
First climatological analysis of mountain venting using water vapour profiles up-wind and down-wind of the Alps
Stephan Henne, Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen, Switzerland; and A. S. H. Prévôt and M. Furger

  11:00 AM
7.3
Meteorological controls on ozone at Mount Washington, the highest peak in the northeastern United States
Emily V. Fischer, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH; and R. W. Talbot, J. E. Dibb, J. L. Moody, and G. Murray

  11:15 AM
7.4
Evolution of convective boundary layer in deep valley for air quality modeling
Charles Chemel, Laboratoire des Ecoulements Géophysiques et Industriels, 38041 Grenoble Cedex 9, France; and J. P. Chollet, G. Brulfert, and E. Chaxel

http://

  11:30 AM
7.5
Thermally driven wind systems and high-altitude ozone concentrations in Yosemite National Park
Craig Clements, University of Houston, Houston, TX; and S. Zhong and J. Burley

  11:45 AM
7.6

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Tuesday, 22 June 2004


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Tuesday, 22 June 2004


8
MOUNTAIN BOUNDARY LAYERS III: INVERSIONS AND THERMALLY DRIVEN FLOWS
Sponsor: 11th Conference on Mountain Meteorology and the Annual Mesoscale Alpine Program (MAP)
Organizer: André S. H. Prévôt, Paul Scherrer Institute

Papers:
  1:30 PM
8.1
Extreme Temperature Minima in the Gstettneralm Sinkhole with respect to Different Air Masses
Benedikt Bica, Institute of Meteorology and Geophysics, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria; and R. Steinacker and M. Dorninger

  1:45 PM
8.2
  2:00 PM
8.3
Nocturnal boundary layer cooling rates in valleys, basins, and over plains
Stephan F.J. De Wekker, PNNL, Richland, WA; and C. D. Whiteman

  2:30 PM
8.5
The SNaefellsnes EXperment (SNEX) - observations of local winds in a mesoscale mountain ridge
Haraldur Ólafsson, University of Iceland and the Icelandic Meteorological Office, Reykjavik, Iceland

  2:45 PM
8.6
Diurnal cycles of thermally driven flows in two adjacent Utah valley systems as revealed by EOF flow patterns
Francis L. Ludwig, Stanford University, Stanford, CA; and J. Horel and C. D. Whiteman

3:00 PM-9:00 AM: Tuesday, 22 June 2004


1
Formal Poster viewing with Coffee Break
Sponsor: 11th Conference on Mountain Meteorology and the Annual Mesoscale Alpine Program (MAP)

4:30 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 22 June 2004


9
MOUNTAIN CLIMATE
Sponsor: 11th Conference on Mountain Meteorology and the Annual Mesoscale Alpine Program (MAP)
Organizer: Hans Volkert, DLR, Institut fuer Physik der Atmosphaere

Papers:
  4:30 PM
9.1
Mass and wind atmospheric angular momentum responses to mountain torques in the 1--25 day band. Links with the Arctic Oscillation.
Francois Lott, CNRS, Paris, France; and F. D'Andrea

http://www.lmd.jussieu.fr/~flott/homepage.html

  4:45 PM
9.2
VERACLIM - A high resolution Reanalysis of the Alpine Atmosphere
Reinhold Steinacker, University of Vienna, Austria, Vienna, Austria; and C. Lotteraner and M. Dorninger

  5:00 PM
9.3
A climatology and case study of strong lake-breeze fronts in the Salt Lake Valley
Daniel E. Zumpfe, Cooperative Institute for Regional Prediction, Salt Lake City, UT; and J. D. Horel

  5:15 PM
9.4
Changes in upland watershed response to rainfall events during autumn transition
Matthew J. Czikowsky, University at Albany, SUNY, Albany, NY; and D. R. Fitzjarrald, R. K. Sakai, and J. M. Freedman

5:30 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 22 June 2004


sessions end for the day

8:00 PM-8:00 PM: Tuesday, 22 June 2004


TREX Meeting

Wednesday, 23 June 2004

7:00 AM-7:00 AM: Wednesday, 23 June 2004


Wed June 23

8:30 AM-10:15 AM: Wednesday, 23 June 2004


10
ANABATIC AND KATABATIC FLOWS
Sponsor: 11th Conference on Mountain Meteorology and the Annual Mesoscale Alpine Program (MAP)
Organizer: Gregory S. Poulos, NCAR - Atmospheric Technology Division

Papers:
 
10.1
Water tank modelling of air pollution transport over heated slopes

  8:45 AM
On quantifying waves and turbulence contributions to momentum and buoyancy transports in katabatic flows
Marko Princevac, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; and H. J. S. Fernando and P. Monti

  9:00 AM
The decay of convective turbulence during evening transition period
Harindra J.S. Fernando, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; and M. Princevac, E. R. Pardyjak, and A. Dato

Poster PDF (52.7 kB)
  9:15 AM
Extension of the Mixed-Layer Concept to Steep Topography
Thomas Haiden, Central Institute for Meteorology and Geodynamics, Vienna, Austria

Poster PDF (47.8 kB)
 
10.5
MM5 simulations of diurnal winds and moisture transport in the Mt. Everest area of the Nepal Himalayas

  9:45 AM
The dynamics of drainage flows developed on a low-angle slope in a large valley
Sharon Zhong, University of Houston, Houston, TX; and C. D. Whiteman

  10:00 AM
Temperature and wind velocity oscillations along a gentle slope during sea-breeze events.
S. Bastin, Institut Pierre Simon Laplace/ Service d'Aeronomie, Palaiseau cedex, France; and P. Drobinski

Poster PDF (193.4 kB)

10:15 AM-10:15 AM: Wednesday, 23 June 2004


Coffee Break

10:30 AM-11:30 AM: Wednesday, 23 June 2004


11
OBSERVATIONAL TECHNIQUES
Sponsor: 11th Conference on Mountain Meteorology and the Annual Mesoscale Alpine Program (MAP)
Organizer: F. Marty Ralph, NOAA/ERL/ETL

Papers:
  10:30 AM
Smart Sensor Arrays For Advanced Complex Terrain Observations of the Boundary Layer
Lynette Laffea, NCAR - Atmospheric Technology Division, Boulder, CO; and G. S. Poulos and D. Carlson

  10:45 AM
LIDAR Observations of Wind Shear Induced by Mountain Lee Waves
Chi Ming Shun, Hong Kong Observatory, Hong Kong, Hong Kong; and S. Y. Lau, C. M. Cheng, O. S. M. Lee, and H. Y. Chiu

  11:00 AM
Observations of turbulence and waves near Mt Washington and Mauna Kea using direct-detection lidar and the thermosonde
John P McHugh, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH; and I. Dors, G. Y. Jumper, and R. John

  11:15 AM
Introduction to the Mount Washington Observatory, Ken Rancourt

11:30 AM-11:30 AM: Wednesday, 23 June 2004


sessions end for the day

7:00 PM-7:00 PM: Wednesday, 23 June 2004


Banquet: Moat Mountain Brewery and Smokehouse

Thursday, 24 June 2004

7:00 AM-7:00 AM: Thursday, 24 June 2004


Thur June 24

8:30 AM-10:15 AM: Thursday, 24 June 2004


12
Orographic PRECIPITATION I - MAP
Sponsor: 11th Conference on Mountain Meteorology and the Annual Mesoscale Alpine Program (MAP)
Organizer: Evelyne Richard, CNRS/UPS

Papers:
  8:30 AM
Progress in the atmospheric sciences during the past ten years: What did MAP contribute?
Hans Volkert, DLR, Institut fuer Physik der Atmosphaere, Wessling, Germany

  9:00 AM
Precipitation in the South East Alps - MAP scientific conclusions review
Tomaz Vrhovec, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia; and R. Joze, G. Gregoric, S. Pradier, F. Roux, M. Chong, and S. Micheletti

  9:30 AM
Analysis of convective situations over the Alps during the MAP SOP
Fabrice Arnal, CNRM, 31057 Toulouse Cedex, France; and J. STEIN and N. Asencio

  9:45 AM
Multimodel ensemble forecasts of precipitation using mesoscale models over the Alpine region during the MAP - Special Observing Period.
Federico Ceccarelli, University of Genova, Genova, Italy; and T. N. Krishnamurti, B. Mackey, and C. F. Ratto

10:15 AM-10:45 AM: Thursday, 24 June 2004


Coffee Break

10:45 AM-12:00 PM: Thursday, 24 June 2004


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OROGRAPHIC PRECIPITATION II - THEORY
Sponsor: 11th Conference on Mountain Meteorology and the Annual Mesoscale Alpine Program (MAP)
Organizer: Haraldur Olafsson, University of Iceland and the Icelandic Meteorological Office

Papers:
  10:45 AM
  11:00 AM
Effect of moist processes on the flow of air within complex terrain
Matthias Steiner, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; and R. Rotunno

  11:15 AM
Embedded cellular convection in three-dimensional moist flow past two-dimensional topography
Oliver Fuhrer, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland; and C. Schär

http://www.iac.ethz.ch/staff/fuhrer/

  11:30 AM
Simulations of nearly moist neutral flow past a two-dimensional ridge
M. Marcello Miglietta, CNR-ISAC, Lecce, Italy; and R. Rotunno

  11:45 AM
Characteristics of Orographic Precipitating Systems - tests with two models
Idar Barstad, Yale University, New Haven, CT; and R. B. Smith and P. K. Smolarkiewicz

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Thursday, 24 June 2004


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Thursday, 24 June 2004


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OROGRAPHIC PRECIPITATION III – CLIMATOLOGY
Sponsor: 11th Conference on Mountain Meteorology and the Annual Mesoscale Alpine Program (MAP)
Organizer: Ronald B. Smith, Yale University

Papers:
  1:30 PM
Precipitation shadows in the Hudson Valley
Jeffrey M. Freedman, Atmospheric Information Services, Albany, NY; and D. R. Fitzjarrald, R. K. Sakai, and M. J. Czikowsky

  1:45 PM
Orographic precipitation and Oregon's climate transition
Ronald B. Smith, Yale University, New Haven, CT; and I. Barstad and L. Bonneau

  2:15 PM
Orographic precipitation and the form of mountain ranges
Alison M. Anders, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and G. H. Roe and D. R. Durran

  2:30 PM
A Step Towards Understanding the Climatological Precipitation Maximum Over the Eastern Alps
Sasa Gabersek, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia; and R. Zabkar and J. Rakovec

  2:45 PM
Radar Observations of Orographic Precipitation Over Coastal Northern California
Curtis N. James, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott, AZ; and R. A. Houze

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Thursday, 24 June 2004


Coffee Break

3:30 PM-5:30 PM: Thursday, 24 June 2004


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OROGRAPHIC PRECIPITATION V – OBS AND MODL
Sponsor: 11th Conference on Mountain Meteorology and the Annual Mesoscale Alpine Program (MAP)
Organizer: Francois Lott, CNRS

Papers:
  3:30 PM
Observations and modeling of banded orographic convection
Daniel J. Kirshbaum, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and D. R. Durran

  3:45 PM
Cloud Structures, Microphysical Processes and Synergistic Interactions between Frontal and Orographic Forcing of Precipitation
Christopher P. Woods, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and M. T. Stoelinga, J. D. Locatelli, and P. V. Hobbs

  4:00 PM
High-resolution simulations of precipitation during the Reykjanes Experiment (REX)
Ólafur Rögnvaldsson, Universtity of Bergen, Institute for Meteorological Research, Reykjavik, Iceland; and J. W. Bao and H. Ólafsson

  4:15 PM
Some Comparisons Between IMPROVE-2 and IPEX Kinematic and Precipitation Structures and Bulk Microphysical Verification
Brian A. Colle, Stony Brook University / SUNY, Stony Brook, NY; and M. Garvert, J. A. W. Cox, W. J. Steenburgh, D. E. Kingsmill, J. B. Wolfe, and C. P. Woods

  4:30 PM
Impact of the fine-scale initialization on mesoscale simulated precipitation over mountainous areas
Katia Chancibault, LTHE (CNRS, UJF), 38041 Grenoble Cedex 9, France; and V. Ducrocq and S. Anquetin

  5:00 PM
Orographic effects of the 1997 Pineapple Express storms in Northern California
Joseph Galewsky, Columbia University, New York, NY; and A. H. Sobel

  5:15 PM
Numerical Studies of Precipitation in Tropical Mountainous Terrain
Ana P. Barros, Duke University, Durham, NC; and S. Chiao

5:30 PM-5:30 PM: Thursday, 24 June 2004


sessions end for the day

Friday, 25 June 2004

7:00 AM-7:00 AM: Friday, 25 June 2004


Friday June 25

8:15 AM-9:30 AM: Friday, 25 June 2004


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MOUNTAIN WEATHER FORECSTING I
Sponsor: 11th Conference on Mountain Meteorology and the Annual Mesoscale Alpine Program (MAP)
Organizer: Brian A. Colle, SUNY

Papers:
  8:15 AM
Latest developments of the very high resolution Canadian Global Environmental Multiscale (GEM) model limited area version (GEM-LAM) over mountainous terrain
Uwe Gramann, MSC, Kelowna, BC, Canada; and A. Erfani, J. Mailhot, S. Gravel, M. Roch, and L. Lefaivre

  8:30 AM
Verification of mesoscale model products
Manfred Dorninger, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria; and B. Chimani and R. Steinacker

  8:45 AM
Comparison of cloud-resolving ensemble simulations using LM and MC2 simulations
Cathy Hohenegger, ETH, 8057 Zürich, Switzerland; and C. Schär, A. Walser, and D. Lüthi

  9:00 AM
High-Resolution Numerical Simulations of Windstorms in the Complex Terrain of Iceland
Hálfdán Ágústsson, University of Iceland and The Icelandic Meteorological Office, Reykjavík, Iceland; and H. Ólafsson

9:45 AM-10:15 AM: Friday, 25 June 2004


Coffee Break

10:15 AM-11:30 AM: Friday, 25 June 2004


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MOUNTAIN WEATHER FORECASTING II
Sponsor: 11th Conference on Mountain Meteorology and the Annual Mesoscale Alpine Program (MAP)
Organizer: Christoph Schar, ETH

Papers:
  10:15 AM
The March 2003 snowstorm in southern Colorado
Paul G. Wolyn, NOAA/NWSFO, Pueblo, CO

Poster PDF (1.4 MB)
  10:30 AM
Verification of NDFD gridded forecasts over complex terrain
David T. Myrick, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and J. D. Horel

  10:45 AM
Terrain-influenced tornadogenesis in the Northeastern United States
Lance F. Bosart, University at Albany/SUNY, Albany, NY; and K. LaPenta, A. Seimon, M. J. Dickinson, and T. J. Galarneau Jr.

Poster PDF (756.8 kB)
  11:00 AM
A comparison of an interactive and noninteractive approach to mesoscale forecasting using the IOP-2B of MAP
Sylvie Gravel, MSC, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; and A. Erfani and U. Gramann

Poster PDF (662.7 kB)
  11:15 AM
Applying local research to National Weather Service operations – forecasting heavy mountain snowfalls in Vermont and Northern New York
Paul A. Sisson, NOAA/NWSFO, South Burlington, VT; and D. St.Jean, E. Evenson, W. E. Murray, S. F. Hogan, L. Bosart, D. Keyser, and B. Smith

http://www.erh.noaa.gov/er/btv/

11:30 AM-11:30 AM: Friday, 25 June 2004


Conference Ends