Session 14 Convection and Convective and Orographically-induced Precipitation Study (COPS)

Thursday, 2 September 2010: 3:30 PM-6:00 PM
Alpine Ballroom A (Resort at Squaw Creek)
Host: 14th Conference on Mountain Meteorology
W. James Steenburgh, University of Utah, Atmospheric Sciences, Salt Lake City, UT

3:30 PM
3:45 PM
The role of orography in the regeneration of convection: A case study from the Convective and Orographically-induced Precipitation Study
Victoria H. Smith, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom; and S. D. Mobbs, R. R. Burton, M. Hobby, F. Aoshima, V. Wulfmeyer, P. Di Girolamo, R. Bhawar, and E. G. Norton
4:00 PM
4:15 PM
Characterization of convection dynamics during COPS: A detailed case study and typical cloud structures as seen by satellites
Hans Volkert, Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR), Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany; and K. Schmidt
4:45 PM
Assimilation of airborne lidar water vapor observations during COPS
Evelyne Richard, University of Toulouse and CNRS, Toulouse, France; and M. Grzeschik, S. Bielli, C. Flamant, C. Champollion, and C. Kiemle
5:00 PM
14.7 has been moved. New poster number P2.36A

5:00 PM
Convective intitiation over a heated mountain: mechanisms and predictability
Daniel Kirshbaum, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom
5:15 PM
Mesoscale impacts of effective horizontal resolution in a convection-permitting model
Wolfgang Langhans, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA; and J. Schmidli and C. Schär
5:30 PM
Multi-scale analysis of the impact of increased spatial resolution of soil moisture and atmospheric water vapour on convective precipitation
Samiro Khodayar, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Karlsruhe, Germany; and G. Schaedler and N. Kalthoff

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