11th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography

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Sunday, 1 May 2011

5:00 PM-7:00 PM: Sunday, 1 May 2011


Registration Opens
Location: Wheatly Terrace (15th Floor) (Omni Parker House )

Monday, 2 May 2011

7:30 AM-5:30 PM: Monday, 2 May 2011


Registration Continues Throughout the Conference
Location: Wheatly Terrace (15th Floor) (Omni Parker House )

8:30 AM-10:15 AM: Monday, 2 May 2011

Recording files available
Session 1
Boundary Layer Processes
Location: Rooftop Ballroom (15th Floor) (Omni Parker House )
Host: 11th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography
Chair: Shelley L. Knuth, University of Colorado
  8:30 AM
1.1
Summer to winter diurnal variabilities of temperature and water vapor in the surface atmosphere as observed by HAMSTRAD over DOME C, Antarctica
Philippe Ricaud, CNRS, Toulouse, France; and C. Genthon, J. L. Attié, G. Canut, J. F. Vanacker, L. Moggio, Y. Courcoux, A. Pellegrini, and T. Rose
  8:45 AM
1.2
The Bowen ratio over sea ice
Edgar L. Andreas, NorthWest Research Associates, Inc., Lebanon, NH; and R. E. Jordan
  9:00 AM
1.3
Air-sea fluxes in Terra Nova Bay, Antarctica from in situ aircraft measurements
Shelley L. Knuth, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and J. J. Cassano
  9:15 AM
1.4
Modelling the small-scale impact of leads on the polar atmospheric boundary layer using a new nonlocal turbulence closure
Christof Lüpkes, Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), Bremerhaven, Germany; and V. M. Gryanik and T. Gollnik
  9:30 AM
1.5
Mesoscale modelling of an off-ice flow in the Arctic marginal sea ice zone with different spatial resolution
Dmitry Chechin, M.A. Obukhov Institute for Atmospheric Physics RAS, Moscow, Russia; and C. Lüpkes and I. Repina
  9:45 AM
1.6
Momentum Budget of the Atmospheric Boundary Layer over the Greenland Ice Sheet and its surrounding seas
Jan Henk van Angelen, Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands; and M. R. van den Broeke and W. J. van de Berg
  10:00 AM
1.7

10:15 AM-10:45 AM: Monday, 2 May 2011


Coffee Break
Location: Rooftop Ballroom (15th Floor) (Omni Parker House )

10:45 AM-5:30 PM: Monday, 2 May 2011

Recording files available
Session 2
Polar Oceans
Location: Rooftop Ballroom (15th Floor) (Omni Parker House )
Host: 11th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography
Chair: Nicole S. Lovenduski, Univ. of Colorado
  10:45 AM
2.1
Chemical fingerprints of decadal changes in Southern Ocean circulation
Nicole S. Lovenduski, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and T. Ito

  11:00 AM
2.2
Does ocean bottom topography influence the Antarctic Circumpolar Wave?
Nuncio Murukesh, National centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research, Vasco Da Gamma, Goa, India; and A. Luis and X. Yuan
  11:15 AM
2.3
An eddy-permitting simulation of the Southern Ocean ecosystem and biogeochemistry
Takamitsu Ito, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA; and N. S. Lovenduski

  11:30 AM
2.4
  11:45 AM
2.5
Spatial variability of water masses on the Amundsen Sea shelf
Xiaojun Yuan, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, New York, NY
  12:00 PM
Break

  1:30 PM
2.6
Estimating eddy diffusivities in the Southern Ocean
Andreas Klocker, MIT, Cambridge, MA; and R. Ferrari
  1:45 PM
2.7
Observations of Ekman Spirals and Ekman Transport near the Kerguelen Plateau
Christopher J. Roach, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia; and H. E. Phillips, N. L. Bindoff, and S. R. Rintoul
  2:15 PM
2.9
Dependence of Southern Ocean Overturning on Wind Stress
Ryan P. Abernathey, MIT, Cambridge, MA; and J. Marshall and D. Ferreira

 
Paper 2.10 has been moved. New poster number P6.7A

  2:30 PM
2.10A
A record-high ocean bottom pressure in the South Pacific observed by GRACE
Carmen Boening, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and T. Lee and V. Zlotnicki
  2:45 PM
2.11
Multiple climate and sea ice states on a coupled Aquaplanet
David Ferreira, MIT, Cambridge, MA; and J. Marshall and B. E. J. Rose
  3:00 PM
Afternoon break

  3:30 PM
2.12
Surface freshening in the Arctic Ocean's Eurasian Basin: an apparent consequence of recent change in the wind-driven circulation
Mary-Louise Timmermans, Yale University, New Haven, CT; and A. Proshutinsky, R. A. Krishfield, D. K. Perovich, J. A. Richter-Menge, and J. M. Toole

  3:45 PM
2.13
Investigation of the Arctic Ocean Dynamics Based on Coordinated Numerical Experiments
Andrey Proshutinsky, WHOI, Woods Hole, MA; and E. Golubeva, E. Watanabe, and J. Yang
  4:15 PM
2.15
Two Configurations of the Western Arctic Shelfbreak Current in Summer
Wilken-Jon von Appen, WHOI, Woods Hole, MA; and R. S. Pickart
  4:30 PM
2.16
Cross-slope transport of dense water from the East Greenland shelf and the role of barrier winds
Benjamin E. Harden, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom; and R. S. Pickart and I. A. Renfrew
  4:45 PM
2.17
Wind-forced upwelling in Barrow Canyon: Transport of Pacific and Atlantic water masses
Robert S. Pickart, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA; and P. Fratantoni

  5:00 PM
2.18
Transformation of Pacific water masses north of Bering Strait
Donglai Gong, WHOI, Woods Hole, MA; and R. S. Pickart

  5:15 PM
2.19
A New Perspective on Hydrographic and Sea Ice Variability in the Labrador Sea
Ian Fenty, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and P. Heimbach and C. Wunsch

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Monday, 2 May 2011


Lunch Break

5:30 PM-7:30 PM: Monday, 2 May 2011


Poster Session 1
Atmospheric Mesoscale and Synoptic Processes (Posters)
Location: Rooftop Ballroom (15th Floor) (Omni Parker House )
Host: 11th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography
Chair: John J. Cassano, University of Colorado
 
P1.2
Arctic System Reanalysis Interim (ASR-interim) output - A 30 km resolution dataset
Sheng-Hung Wang, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; and D. H. Bromwich and L. S. Bai
Manuscript (3.4 MB)

Poster PDF (3.4 MB)

 
P1.3
Evaluating the Arctic System Reanalysis high Arctic summer using ASCOS field data
Cecilia Lundquist, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden; and M. Tjernström, D. H. Bromwich, S. H. Wang, and L. S. Bai

 
P1.5
Strong Alaskan and Siberian anticyclones
Justin E. Jones, AER, Lexington, MA; and J. Cohen

 
P1.6
Synoptic variability in the Arctic summer
Richard I. Cullather, University of Maryland at College Park, Greenbelt, MD; and M. G. Bosilovich

 
P1.7
Arctic cyclone climatology: present and future
Thomas Spengler, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

 
P1.8
Characteristics of strong cyclone events in the vicinity of the Amundsen / Bellingshausen Seas Low
Alex J. Wovrosh, Ohio University, Athens, OH; and R. L. Fogt and R. A. Langen

 
P1.9
Data Assimilation for Arctic System Reanalysis
Le-Sheng Bai, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; and D. H. Bromwich, K. Hines, S. H. Wang, B. Kuo, Z. Liu, M. Barlage, H. Lin, T. K. Wee, D. E. Hudak, and L. Li

 
P1.10
Climatology of extreme winds in the Chukchi/Beaufort Seas during 1979–2009
Steve T. Stegall, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC; and J. Zhang, J. R. Krieger, and X. Zhang

 
P1.11
The ebb and flow of Antarctic meteorological data
Matthew A. Lazzara, Antarctic Meteorological Research Center/ Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and K. E. Willmot and L. M. Keller

Poster PDF (23.0 MB)

 
P1.13
The Antarctic automatic weather station program
Matthew A. Lazzara, Antarctic Meteorological Research Center/ Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. E. Thom, G. A. Weidner, L. M. Keller, M. A. Nigro, and J. J. Cassano

Poster PDF (30.5 MB)

 
P1.14
A climatology of wintertime barrier winds off southeast Greenland
Benjamin E. Harden, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom; and I. A. Renfrew and G. N. Petersen

 
P1.15
The underlying synoptic scale variability of the Amundsen - Bellingshausen Seas low
Ryan A. Langen, Ohio University, Athens, OH; and R. L. Fogt and A. J. Wovrosh


Poster Session 2
Boundary Layer Processes (Posters)
Location: Rooftop Ballroom (15th Floor) (Omni Parker House )
Host: 11th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography
Chair: Shelley L. Knuth, University of Colorado
 
P2.1
Probing the Antarctic Atmosphere with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
John J. Cassano, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and S. L. Knuth

 
P2.2
Effects of surface heterogeneity on the atmospheric boundary layer in Arctic region
I. Repina, A.M. Obukhov Institute of Atmospheric Science RAS, Moscow, Russia; and D. Chechin and A. Smirnov

 
P2.3
Rapid autumn Arctic warming and boundary-layer cloud increases in the early 21st century
Dong L. Wu, Aerosol and cloud group, Pasadena, CA; and J. N. Lee

 
P2.4
The neutral drag coefficient over polar sea ice with small floes and/or melt ponds
Christof Lüpkes, Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), Bremerhaven, Germany; and V. M. Gryanik
Manuscript (109.8 kB)

Poster PDF (806.8 kB)

 
P2.5
Long-term measurements of turbulent surface fluxes and carbon dioxide in Canadian Arctic at Eureka climate observatory
Andrey Grachev, CIRES, University of Colorado, and NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, Colorado; and R. Albee, O. Persson, and T. Uttal

 
P2.6
Large Eddy Simulations of Arctic stratus: ASCOS case studies
Thomas D. Pleavin, Univ. of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom; and I. M. Brooks, S. Dobbie, M. Shupe, P. O. G. Persson, M. Tjernstrom, and B. J. Brooks

 
P2.7
Boundary layer structure during ASCOS – Multi-sensor retrievals and diagnostics
Guylaine Canut, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom; and I. M. Brooks, P. O. G. Persson, M. Shupe, M. Tjernstrom, J. Sedlar, and C. E. Birch

 
P2.8
Modelling the vertical structure of the central Arctic boundary layer : ASCOS case studies
Cathryn E. Birch, Institute for Climate and Atmospheric Science, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom; and I. M. Brooks, P. Earnshaw, C. Leck, A. Lock, T. Mauritsen, S. F. Milton, P. O. G. Persson, J. Sedlar, M. Shupe, and M. Tjernstrom


Poster Session 3
Climate (posters)
Location: Kennedy Room (1st Floor) (Omni Parker House )
Host: 11th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography
Chair: John J. Cassano, University of Colorado
 
P3.2
Composite analysis of the surface effects of El Nino southern oscillation teleconnections on Antarctica
Lee J. Welhouse, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI; and M. A. Lazzara, G. J. Tripoli, and L. M. Keller

 
P3.3
Sensitivity of the Amundsen / Bellingshausen Seas Low to stratospheric polar ozone depletion
Elizabeth A. Zbacnik, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio; and R. L. Fogt

 
P3.4
The redistribution of heat within the Arctic atmosphere
Ron Lindsay, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and A. Schweiger


Poster Session 4
Cryosphere and Terrestrial Processes (Posters)
Location: Kennedy Room (1st Floor) (Omni Parker House )
Host: 11th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography
Chair: Jessica Cherry, University of Alaska Fairbanks
 
P4.1
A 118 - year continuous snow accumulation record along the Greenland ice divide from NGRIP to NEEM
Claude M. Laird, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; and S. L. Buchardt, A. M. Hoch, H. L. Barbour, D. J. Mailhot, D. A. Braaten, and C. J. van der Veen

 
P4.3
Validation of the MODIS “clear-sky” surface temperature of the Greenland Ice Sheet
Dorothy K. Hall, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and L. S. Koenig, N. E. DiGirolamo, J. Comiso, and C. A. Shuman

 
P4.4
Abrupt fluctuations in intra-seasonal snow extent
David A. Robinson, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ; and T. W. Estilow, G. R. Henderson, and D. J. Leathers

 
P4.5
Comparison of radar derived to model derived annual snow accumulation in North-Central Greenland
David A. Braaten, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; and J. C. Carse, C. M. Laird, A. Gilbreath, D. J. Mailhot, and M. Oswald

 
P4.6
Regional Model Evaluation for Alaska: focus on hydroclimatology
Jessica Cherry, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK; and J. Walsh, W. L. Chapman, T. Lowry, M. Taylor, V. Alexeev, M. Ivey, A. Jacobs, M. Reno, and J. Roach

 
P4.7
The Tiksi, Russia hydrometeorological international facility for atmospheric, terrestrial and ocean observations: first measurements and future plans
Taneil Uttal, NOAA/Earth Systems Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO; and A. Makshtas, T. Laurila, S. J. Oltmans, A. Reshetnikov, R. C. Schnell, E. Asmi, H. J. Diamond, M. Aurela, E. G. Dutton, V. Kustov, I. Repina, A. Artamonov, A. Konoplev, A. Rychkov, R. Albee, M. Okraszewski, D. Apartsev, B. Holben, M. Sorokin, L. E. Matrosova, O. Dmitrieva, A. Sinyakov, E. Volkov, V. Nesterov, M. Ivanova, V. Kondreyev, V. Ivakhov, E. Estes, B. Vasel, and A. Kuzmichov


Poster Session 5
Polar Clouds and Radiation (Posters)
Location: Kennedy Room (1st Floor) (Omni Parker House )
Host: 11th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography
Chair: Matthew Shupe, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/ESRL/PSD
 
P5.1
An integrated characterization of the surface radiation balance during spring snowmelt in Central Eurasia
John R. Mioduszewski, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ; and A. K. Rennermalm and D. A. Robinson

 
P5.2
Radiation measurements in arctic: introducing Tiksi Observatory
Nobuki Matsui, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and D. Halliwell, C. N. Long, J. A. Augustine, T. Uttal, V. Kustov, R. Albee, D. Longenecker, O. Niebergale, J. Wendell, and A. Makshtas

 
P5.3
Comparison of CERES and MODIS surface albedo products over cryosphere
Alexander Radkevich, Science Systems and Applications, Inc., Hampton, VA; and T. P. Charlock, D. A. Rutan, and F. G. Rose

 
P5.5
Dynamical and microphysical characteristics and interactions in Arctic mixed-phase clouds
Matthew Shupe, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/ESRL/PSD, Boulder, CO; and P. O. G. Persson, A. Solomon, I. M. Brooks, T. Mauritsen, J. Sedlar, and M. Tjernstrom

 
P5.6
 
P5.7
The analysis of Antarctic cloud mass transport events from composite satellite imagery
K. Elena Willmot, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI; and M. A. Lazzara and L. M. Keller

Poster PDF (1.6 MB)


Poster Session 6
Polar Oceans (Posters)
Location: Kennedy Room (1st Floor) (Omni Parker House )
Host: 11th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography
Chair: Nicole S. Lovenduski, Univ. of Colorado
 
P6.1
Simulated decadal variations of fresh water content and sea surface height in the Beaufort Sea
Zhenxia Long, Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada; and W. Perrie, C. Tang, E. Dunlap, and J. Wang

 
P6.2
State of the Arctic Ocean in 2007-2010 from Russian field studies
Igor Ashik, Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia; and V. Sokolov, L. Timokhov, and S. Kirillov

 
P6.3
High resolution basin-scale simulations for the Arctic-North Atlantic Oceans
Ayan H. Chaudhuri, AER, Lexington, MA; and A. Gangopadhyay, E. Curchitser, J. Levin, D. B. Haidvogel, and J. J. Bisagni

 
P6.4
Wind-forced upwelling on the continental slope of the Alaskan Beaufort Sea
Lena M. Schulze, WHOI, Woods Hole, MA; and R. S. Pickart

 
P6.5
Dynamics of wind-forced upwelling in the Alaskan Beaufort Sea and associated shelf-basin fluxes
Michael A. Spall, WHOI, Woods Hole, MA; and R. S. Pickart and J. T. Mathis

 
P6.6
The spreading of a buoyant river plume beneath a landfast ice cover
Jeremy L. Kasper, WHOI, Woods Hole, MA; and T. J. Weingartner

 
Poster 6.7 has been moved. New paper number 2.10A

 
6.7A
The Southern Ocean air-sea buoyancy flux obtained from the Southern Ocean State Estimate
Ivana Cerovecki, SIO/Univ. Of California, La Jolla, CA; and M. Mazloff and L. Talley


Poster Session 7
Sea Ice (Posters)
Location: Kennedy Room (1st Floor) (Omni Parker House )
Host: 11th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography
Chair: Dimitris Menemenlis, JPL
 
P7.1
Understanding Changes in the Arctic Basin Sea Ice Mass Budget as Simulated by CCSM4- Implications from Melt Season Characteristics and the Surface Albedo Feedback
Daniel A. Pollak, Pennsylvania State University & NCAR/SOARS, State College, PA; and M. M. Holland and D. Bailey

 
P7.2
Planetary- and synoptic-scale feedbacks between tropospheric and sea ice cover changes in the Arctic
Ralf Jaiser, Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Potsdam, Germany; and K. Dethloff, D. Handorf, A. Rinke, and J. Cohen

 
P7.3
Sea ice treatment in the Arctic System Reanalysis
William L. Chapman, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL; and K. M. Hines and D. H. Bromwich

 
P7.4
Was the discharge of thick Arctic sea-ice to the North Atlantic a trigger for the Younger Dryas?
Alan Condron, Climate System Research Center, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA; and R. S. Bradley


Formal Poster viewing and Ice Breaker Reception
Location: Kennedy Room (1st Floor) (Omni Parker House )

Tuesday, 3 May 2011

8:30 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 3 May 2011

Recording files available
Session 3
Atmospheric Mesoscale and Synoptic Processes
Location: Rooftop Ballroom (15th Floor) (Omni Parker House )
Host: 11th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography
Chair: Matthew E. Higgins, University of Colorado
  8:30 AM
3.1
Frontal cyclogenesis induced by the Arctic sea-ice retreat
Jun Inoue, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Yokosuka, Japan; and M. E. Hori

  8:45 AM
3.2
The impacts of increased open water on Arctic summer storms
Will Perrie, Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, NS, Canada; and Z. Long

  9:00 AM
3.3
Beaufort/Chukchi Seas mesoscale meteorology modeling study
Jeremy R. Krieger, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK; and J. Zhang, M. D. Shulski, F. Liu, and X. Zhang
  9:30 AM
3.5
Synoptic climatology of pan-Arctic WRF simulations
John J. Cassano, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and M. E. Higgins
  9:45 AM
3.6
Modeling the impact of polar mesocyclones on ocean circulation
Alan Condron, Climate System Research Center, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA; and I. A. Renfrew

  10:00 AM
Break

  10:30 AM
3.7
A Decade of Antarctic Science Support through AMPS
Jordan Powers, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and K. W. Manning, D. H. Bromwich, and J. J. Cassano
Manuscript (278.7 kB)

  10:45 AM
3.8
Summer climate of the McMurdo Dry Valleys from 15 years of Polar WRF simulations
Daniel Steinhoff, Byrd Polar Research Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; and D. H. Bromwich
  11:00 AM
3.9
Case study of a high wind event off the coast of the Prince Olav Mountains, Antarctica
Melissa A. Nigro, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and J. J. Cassano
  11:15 AM
3.10
Simulation of strong wind events in the Antarctic
Andrew Orr, British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge, UK, United Kingdom; and J. Turner, S. N. Chenoli, A. abu Samah, G. Marshall, and T. Phillips
  11:30 AM
3.11
  11:45 AM
3.12
Seasonal and interannual variability in the moisture transport over Southern Ocean
Maria Tsukernik, Monash University, Clayton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Tuesday, 3 May 2011


Coffee Break
Location: Rooftop Ballroom (15th Floor) (Omni Parker House )

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Tuesday, 3 May 2011


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 3 May 2011

Recording files available
Session 4
Sea Ice
Location: Rooftop Ballroom (15th Floor) (Omni Parker House )
Host: 11th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography
Chair: Dimitris Menemenlis, JPL
  1:30 PM
4.1
Modeled and Observerd Arctic Sea Ice Volume: An assessment of uncertainties in PIOMAS ice volume estimates
Axel Schweiger, APL, Seattle, WA; and R. Lindsay, J. Zhang, M. Steele, and H. Stern
  1:45 PM
4.2
Changes in the sea ice regime of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Stephen Howell, Canadian Meteorological Service, Toronto, ON, Canada; and T. Agnew, A. Tivy, and C. Derksen

  2:00 PM
4.3
Trends in Arctic wind speed and sea ice speed during 1992-2010: reanalysis, model, and observations
Gunnar Spreen, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and R. Kwok and D. Menemenlis

  2:15 PM
4.4
Resolving the paradox of the Antarctic Sea Ice
Jiping Liu, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and J. A. Curry

  2:30 PM
4.5
Response of the sea ice seasonal cycle to climate change
Ian Eisenman, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA; and T. Schneider, D. Battisti, and C. M. Bitz

  2:45 PM
4.6
The role of the Arctic sea ice in carbon dioxide exchange
Alexander Makshtas, ROSHYDROMET, St Petersburg, Russia; and A. P. Nedashkovsky and T. Uttal
  3:00 PM
Break

  3:30 PM
4.7
A comparison between SSM/I passive microwave melt onset dates and satellite-derived albedo melt onset dates in the Arctic
Mark R. Anderson, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE; and J. Busse and S. D. Drobot
  4:00 PM
4.9
Longwave constraints on the timing of Arctic sea ice melt
Kirstie Stramler, Columbia University, Berkeley, CA; and A. D. Del Genio and W. B. Rossow
  4:15 PM
4.10
Potential impacts of Arctic shipping over the 21st century
David A. Bailey, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and M. M. Holland, D. A. Lack, J. F. Lamarque, M. G. Flanner, and J. J. Corbett
  4:30 PM
4.11
Sensitivity of Arctic circulation to changes in sea ice cover in the WRF model
David F. Porter, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and J. J. Cassano and M. C. Serreze
  4:45 PM
4.12
Role of Arctic Sea Ice Variability in Climate Models
Dyre Oliver Dammann, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK; and U. S. Bhatt, P. L. Langen, J. Krieger, and X. Zhang
  5:15 PM
4.14
Coupling between sea-ice and atmospheric variability on weekly timescales
N. Joss Matthewman, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA; and G. Magnusdottir

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Tuesday, 3 May 2011


Coffee Break
Location: Rooftop Ballroom (15th Floor) (Omni Parker House )

Wednesday, 4 May 2011

8:30 AM-12:00 PM: Wednesday, 4 May 2011

Recording files available
Session 5
Cryosphere and Terrestrial Processes
Location: Rooftop Ballroom (15th Floor) (Omni Parker House )
Host: 11th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography
Chair: Jessica Cherry, University of Alaska Fairbanks
  8:30 AM
5.1
Students investigate climate change in polar regions using cryospheric (permafrost, sea ice, ice sheets) data records
Marian H. Grogan, TERC, Cambridge, MA; and F. Fetterer, M. C. Serreze, D. Ivanova, J. Weber, H. Wilcox, and T. Ledley
  8:45 AM
5.2
  9:00 AM
5.3
Evidence relating diminished Arctic sea ice to Siberian snow cover
Allan Frei, Hunter College, New York, NY; and D. Ghatak, J. Stroeve, G. Gong, D. A. Robinson, and J. Cohen
  9:15 AM
5.4
Tundra burning in 2007: did sea ice matter?
Vladimir A. Alexeev, International Arctic Research Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK

  9:30 AM
5.5
Seasonality of climate parameters that characterize Arctic tundra vegetation
Uma Bhatt, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK; and D. Walker, M. Raynolds, P. Bieniek, J. Comiso, J. Pinzon, and C. J. Tucker
  9:45 AM
5.6
Arctic snow and sea ice response to melt season atmospheric forcing across the land-ocean boundary
Angela C. Bliss, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE; and M. R. Anderson
  10:00 AM
Break

  10:30 AM
5.7
Inter-annual variations in pan-Arctic snowmelt onset and their relationship to atmospheric conditions
Libo Wang, Environment Canada, Toronto, ON, Canada; and G. Wolken, M. Sharp, S. Howell, C. Derksen, R. Brown, and T. Markus

  10:45 AM
5.8
Regions of autumn Eurasian snow cover and North American winter temperatures
Thomas L. Mote, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA; and E. R. Kutney

  11:00 AM
5.9
Light-absorbing impurities in Arctic snow
Stephen G. Warren, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and S. Doherty, T. C. Grenfell, R. E. Brandt, and A. Clarke
  11:15 AM
5.10
Greenland ice sheet surface mass balance using Polar WRF
David T. Decker, Byrd Polar Research Center, Columbus, OH; and J. Box, L. S. Bai, D. H. Bromwich, and R. J. Benson
  11:30 AM
5.11
Natural variability in surface conditions of the Greenland ice sheet
Heather J. Andres, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; and W. R. Peltier

  11:45 AM
5.12
Sensitivity studies of ice flow acceleration in response to increased ice shelf melting in the region of Pine Island Glacier
Eric Y. Larour, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and E. Rignot, D. Menemenlis, M. Schodlok, H. Seroussi, and M. Morlighem

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Wednesday, 4 May 2011


Coffee Break
Location: Rooftop Ballroom (15th Floor) (Omni Parker House )

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Wednesday, 4 May 2011


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-5:30 PM: Wednesday, 4 May 2011

Recording files available
Session 6
Polar Clouds, Aerosols, and Radiation
Location: Rooftop Ballroom (15th Floor) (Omni Parker House )
Host: 11th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography
Chair: Matthew Shupe, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/ESRL/PSD
  1:30 PM
6.1
Remote Sensing of the Polar Troposphere: Total Water Vapor and Liquid Water Path
Georg Heygster, University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany; and C. Melsheimer and M. Huntemann
  1:45 PM
P5.4
Polar satellite composite atmospheric motion vectors
Matthew A. Lazzara, Antarctic Meteorological Research Center/ Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and R. Dworak, D. A. Santek, N. A. Bearson, J. R. Key, and C. S. Velden
  2:00 PM
6.3
Modeling seasonal variability in Arctic cloud and water vapor feedbacks
James R. Miller, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ; and Y. Chen, G. Russell, and J. A. Francis
  2:30 PM
6.5
Feedback of Arctic Cloud-Sea Ice from Observations
Yinghui Liu, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. Key, Z. Liu, S. Vavrus, and X. Wang Sr.
  2:45 PM
6.6
Maintenance of springtime Arctic mixed-phase stratocumulus in nested LES simulations
Amy Solomon, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and PSD/ESRL/NOAA, Boulder, CO; and M. Shupe, P. O. G. Persson, and H. Morrison
  3:00 PM
Break

  3:30 PM
6.7
The effect of anthropogenic aerosols on nucleation within the Arctic boundary layer during winter
Alexandru Stefanof, UQAM, Montreal, QC, Canada; and E. Girard, J. P. Blanchet, and I. Gultepe

  3:45 PM
6.8
Linking the Arctic Ocean and clouds - bubble and aerosol flux measurements from ASCOS
Ian M. Brooks, University of Leeds, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom; and A. Held, C. Leck, M. Tjernstrom, S. J. Norris, G. de Leeuw, A. Sirevaag, C. E. Birch, and B. J. Brooks
  4:00 PM
6.9
Boundary-layer and aerosol/cloud interaction in central Arctic summer observed during ASCOS
Michael Tjernström, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden; and T. Mauritsen, M. Shupe, J. Sedlar, and I. M. Brooks
  4:15 PM
6.10
New observations of clouds, atmosphere, and precipitation at Summit, Greenland
Matthew Shupe, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/ESRL/PSD, Boulder, CO; and V. Walden, D. D. Turner, R. R. Neely III, B. Castellani, C. J. Cox, P. Rowe, N. Miller, and M. P. Cadeddu
  4:30 PM
6.11
Retrievals of Cloud Microphysical Properties over Eureka, Canada (2006-2009)
Chris Cox, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID; and D. D. Turner, P. M. Rowe, M. Shupe, E. W. Eloranta, and V. P. Walden
  4:45 PM
6.12
The Influence of Ice Crystal Habit on Arctic Cloud Lifetime: Radiative Implications
Jerry Y. Harrington, Penn State Univ., University Park, PA; and K. Sulia
  5:00 PM
6.13
  5:15 PM
6.14
Arctic shortwave radiation under mixed-phase clouds
Dan Lubin, SIO/Univ. Of California, La Jolla, CA; and A. M. Vogelmann

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Wednesday, 4 May 2011


Coffee Break
Location: Rooftop Ballroom (15th Floor) (Omni Parker House )

6:00 PM-7:30 PM: Wednesday, 4 May 2011


Reception at AMS 45 Beacon Headquarters
Location: AMS 45 Beacon Street (Omni Parker House )

Thursday, 5 May 2011

8:30 AM-3:15 PM: Thursday, 5 May 2011

Recording files available
Session 7
Climate (past, present, and future)
Location: Rooftop Ballroom (15th Floor) (Omni Parker House )
Host: 11th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography
Chair: Ian Eisenman, SIO/Univ. Of California
  8:30 AM
7.1
Fifty-year Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station climatology: quality control and analysis
Matthew A. Lazzara, Antarctic Meteorological Research Center/ Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and L. M. Keller
  8:45 AM
7.2
Antarctic warming? Insight from a new near-surface temperature reconstruction from 1960-2010
Julien P. Nicolas, Byrd Polar Research Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; and A. J. Monaghan, D. H. Bromwich, and D. Gratz

  9:00 AM
7.3
Factors that influence near surface temperatures over West Antarctica
Scott Hosking, British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge, UK, United Kingdom; and J. Turner and A. Orr
  9:15 AM
7.4
Seasonal Zonal Asymmetries in the Southern Annular Mode
Ryan L. Fogt, Ohio University, Athens, OH; and J. M. Jones
  9:30 AM
P4.2
Spatial and temporal variability in the annual cycle of Northern Hemisphere snow extent, using a newly completed climate data record
Gina R. Henderson, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD; and D. J. Leathers, D. A. Robinson, and T. W. Estilow
  9:45 AM
7.6
ENSO-SAM teleconnections and decadal variability
Keith M. Hines, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; and D. H. Bromwich, A. B. Wilson, and A. Lucas
  10:15 AM
Break

  10:45 AM
7.7
Declining summer snowfall in the Arctic: Causes, impacts and feedbacks
James Screen, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; and I. Simmonds
  11:00 AM
7.8
Observed changes in pan-arctic cold-season minimum monthly river discharge
Asa K. Rennermalm, Rutgers, Piscataway, New Jersey; and E. F. Wood and T. Troy
  11:15 AM
7.9
Impacts of Climate Change and Variability on the Subarctic Hydropower Sector
Jessica Cherry, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK
  11:30 AM
7.10
Recent changes in tropospheric water vapor over the Arctic
Mark C. Serreze, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and A. P. Barrett and J. Stroeve
  11:45 AM
7.11
Comparison of climate variability between the regions of the Tiksi, Barrow and Alert hydrometeorological observatories
Taneil Uttal, NOAA/Earth Systems Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO; and A. Makshtas, N. Ivanov, L. Matrosova, I. Bolshakova, N. Matsui, and O. Jukova
  12:00 PM
7.12
Old Weather and the new climate of the Arctic: crowdsourcing large-scale data rescue for climate research
Kevin R. Wood, JISAO/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and P. Brohan, G. P. Compo, and J. E. Overland
  12:15 PM
Lunch

  1:45 PM
7.13
On the dynamics of an abrupt climate change
Brian E. J. Rose, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and D. Ferreira and J. Marshall

  2:00 PM
7.14
Multi-Regime States of Arctic Atmospheric Circulation
Brandon J. Fisel, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and W. J. Gutowski, J. M. Hobbs, and J. J. Cassano
  2:30 PM
7.16
Simulation of 21st century Arctic climate change in CCSM4
Stephen J. Vavrus, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and M. M. Holland, A. Jahn, D. Bailey, J. A. Maslanik, and J. Kay
  2:45 PM
7.17
The Arctic atmosphere in CCSM4: Evaluation of key variables
Gijs de Boer, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA; and W. L. Chapman, J. Kay, B. Medeiros, M. Shupe, S. Vavrus, and J. E. Walsh
  3:00 PM
7.18
Arctic climate variability as derived from coupled AOGCM REMO/MPIOM
Dmitry Sein, Max Planck Institute, Hamburg, Germany; and L. Niederdrenk and U. Mikolajewicz
  3:15 PM
7.19
Synoptic climatology reconstruction using ice core data from McCall Glacier, Alaska
Elizabeth N. Cassano, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and J. J. Cassano, J. R. McConnell, and M. Nolan

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Thursday, 5 May 2011


Coffee Break
Location: Rooftop Ballroom (15th Floor) (Omni Parker House )

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Thursday, 5 May 2011


Lunch Break

3:15 PM-3:45 PM: Thursday, 5 May 2011


Coffee Break
Location: Rooftop Ballroom (15th Floor) (Omni Parker House )

3:45 PM-5:30 PM: Thursday, 5 May 2011

Recording files available
Session 8
Regional Analysis and Modeling
Location: Rooftop Ballroom (15th Floor) (Omni Parker House )
Host: 11th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography
Chair: John J. Cassano, University of Colorado
  3:45 PM
8.1
Progress and overview of the Arctic System Reanalysis
David H. Bromwich, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; and L. S. Bai, K. M. Hines, S. H. Wang, B. Kuo, M. C. Serreze, and J. E. Walsh
  4:00 PM
8.2
Evaluation of Polar WRF forecasts of the atmospheric hydrologic cycle over the ASR domain
Aaron B. Wilson, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; and D. H. Bromwich and K. Hines
  4:15 PM
8.3
  4:30 PM
8.4
  4:45 PM
8.5
Initial results from the Regional Arctic Climate system Model (RACM)
Matthew E. Higgins, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and J. J. Cassano, T. Craig, J. Jakacki, and C. Zhu
  5:00 PM
8.6
The Effects of Spectral Nudging on Arctic Temperature and Precipitation as Produced by the Pan-Arctic WRF
Justin M. Glisan, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and W. J. Gutowski and M. E. Higgins

  5:15 PM
8.7
Intercomparison of WRF 3/4-Dimensional Variational (3/4D-Var) Data Assimilation Methods for Antarctic Applications over the Month of October 2007
Qingnong Xiao, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, Florida; and K. Chu, B. Kuo, and D. H. Bromwich

5:30 PM-5:35 PM: Thursday, 5 May 2011


Session
Conference Ends
Host: 11th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography