Session 3 Atmospheric Mesoscale and Synoptic Processes

Tuesday, 3 May 2011: 8:30 AM-12:00 PM
Rooftop Ballroom (15th Floor) (Omni Parker House )
Host: 11th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography
Matthew E. Higgins, University of Colorado, Cires, Boulder, CO

8:30 AM
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
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
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
Synoptic climatology of pan-Arctic WRF simulations
John J. Cassano, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and M. E. Higgins
9:45 AM
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

10:30 AM
A Decade of Antarctic Science Support through AMPS
Jordan Powers, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and K. W. Manning, D. H. Bromwich, and J. J. Cassano
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10:45 AM
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
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
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
11:45 AM
Seasonal and interannual variability in the moisture transport over Southern Ocean
Maria Tsukernik, Monash University, Clayton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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