Session 9 Climate Change and Terrain-Flow Interactions

Wednesday, 1 September 2010: 8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Alpine Ballroom A (Resort at Squaw Creek)
Host: 14th Conference on Mountain Meteorology
Fotini Katopodes Chow, Univ. of California, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Berkeley, CA

8:00 AM
Implications of global climate change over mountain areas of western North America
Clifford F. Mass, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and R. C. Steed and E. Salathe
8:15 AM
Simulation of annual snowfall over Colorado using a high resolution mesoscale model and some impacts of climate change using the pseudo climate simulation method
Roy M. Rasmussen, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and K. Ikeda, C. Liu, D. J. Gochis, J. Dudhia, G. Thompson, D. N. Yates, F. Chen, M. Barlage, M. Tewari, W. Yu, K. Miller, E. Gutmann, V. Grubisic, and K. R. Arsenault
8:30 AM
Extreme precipitation events across the Colorado Front Range in future climates
Kelly M. Mahoney, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and M. A. Alexander, J. D. Scott, and J. Barsugli
8:45 AM
Dynamics of Heat Lows over elevated terrain
Thomas Spengler, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; and R. K. Smith
9:15 AM
The effects of orography on tropical cyclone structure
Brian J. Billings, National Research Council, Monterey, CA; and J. D. Doyle
9:45 AM
Seabreeze Circulations and Offshore Waves Induced by Heating over High Coastal Topography
Qingfang Jiang, UCAR Project Scientist, NRL, Monterey, CA; and J. Doyle
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