Session 16 Structure and evolution of tropical and extratropical cyclones III

Thursday, 20 August 2009: 10:30 AM-12:30 PM
The Canyons (Sheraton Salt Lake City Hotel)
Host: 13th Conference on Mesoscale Processes
Jim Steenburgh, University of Utah, Meteorology, Salt Lake City, UT

10:30 AM
Impact of lapse rates upon low-level rotation in idealized storms
Matthew D. Parker, North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC
10:45 AM
The development of surface signatures of mesoscale convective vortices
Christopher A. Davis, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and T. J. Galarneau Jr.
11:00 AM
11:15 AM
Microphysical-dynamical interactions in an idealized tropical cyclone simulation
Steve Herbener, Colorado State Univ., Ft. Collins, CO; and W. R. Cotton
11:30 AM
Application of adjoint-derived sensitivity gradients to tropical cyclone intensification
Brett T. Hoover, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and M. C. Morgan
11:45 AM
Multi-scale vortex interaction during genesis of Hurricane Dolly (2008)
Juan Fang, Nanjing University, China, Nanjing, China; and F. Zhang
12:00 PM
Top-down vs bottom-up genesis of tornadoes and tropical cyclones
William R. Cotton, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
12:15 PM
The genesis and maintenance of a strong tornadic vortex through the process of vorticity confinement
Gregory J. Tripoli, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and M. L. Buker

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