14th Conference on Mountain Meteorology (30 August–3 September 2010)

Poster Session 1: Monday Poster Session

Monday, 30 August 2010: 5:30 PM-7:00 PM
Alpine Ballroom B (Resort at Squaw Creek)
P1.19 has been moved. New number 4.6A

Characteristics of energy transfer and micrometeorology in the atmosphere surface layer over the alpine meadow at Litang on eastern slop of the Tibetan Plateau
Xingbing Zhao, Institute of Plateau Meteorology, China Meteorology Administration, Chengdu, China; and Y. Li

Characteristics of the precipitation over the eastern edge of the Tibetan Plateau
Yueqing Li, Chengdu Institute of Plateau Meteorology, Chengdu, Sichuan, China

A Climatology of Snow-to-Liquid Ratio Across The Burlington, Vermont County Warning Area
Conor Lahiff, NOAA/NWSFO Burlington, VT, South Burlington, VT

Quantifying lake effect precipitation in the Great Salt Lake Basin
Kristen N. Yeager, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and J. Steenburgh, T. I. Alcott, and N. Laird

Orographic processes in Great Salt Lake-Effect snowstorms
Trevor I. Alcott, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and W. J. Steenburgh

Quantitative comparison of 3-D operational radar observations and model output over the Oregon Cascades
Jeffrey Cunningham, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and S. E. Yuter and B. A. Colle

Cold air damming impacts on snowfall distribution along the eastern Wind River Mountains
Christopher N. Jones, NOAA/NWS, Riverton, WY; and B. E. McDonald and D. A. Wesley

Poster PDF (948.9 kB)
An intense spring snowfall event over the northern Colorado mountains
Michael P. Meyers, NOAA/NWS, Grand Junction, CO; and P. Frisbie, J. D. Colton, M. Aleksa, and A. Strautins

Chilean winter precipitation: an exercise in interpolating sparse data onto a national grid
Dominique F. Bastine, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD; and B. S. Barrett

A numerical study of deep three-dimensional mountain waves over the Southern Andes and Drake Passage
Qingfang Jiang, Marine Meteorology Division, Monterey, CA; and J. Doyle, R. B. Smith, and S. D. Eckermann

Characteristics of flow upstream of the central Chilean Andes: an examination of radiosonde data from 2007
Caroline P. Barlow, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD; and B. S. Barrett

Development of a new mountain drag parametrization scheme
Helen Wells, Met Office, Exeter, United Kingdom; and S. Vosper

Beyond Long's solution: exploring the rotating and nonhydrostatic mountain wave regimes
Kevin C. Viner, National Research Council, Monterey, CA; and C. C. Epifanio and J. D. Doyle

Effects of surface heat fluxes on downslope wind storms with elevated inversions
Eric D. Skyllingstad, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR; and C. M. Smith

The complex bora flow in the lee of southern Velebit
Ivana Stiperski, Meteorological and Hydrological Service, Zagreb, Croatia; and B. Ivancan-Picek and V. Grubisic

Comparison of two windstorm events during the Sierra Rotors Project and Terrain-induced Rotor Experiment
Brian J. Billings, National Research Council, Monterey, CA; and J. D. Doyle

Poster PDF (2.6 MB)
Preliminary analysis of a strong mid-Adriatic bora event
Kristian Horvath, Meteorological and Hydrological Service, Zagreb, Croatia; and Z. Vecenaj and B. Grisogono

Climatology of bora wind derived from high-frequency wind measurements
Zeljko Vecenaj, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia; and D. Belusic and B. Grisogono

Enhancement of Santa Ana Winds due to wildfire smoke
Yongqiang Liu, USDA Forest Service, Athens, GA

Poster PDF (345.4 kB)
Dependence of variational 2-m temperature analyses on synoptic situation and underlying terrain

Mobile radar projects in Colorado mountains
Steven Vasiloff, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and K. Howard, D. J. Gochis, J. Busto, G. Romine, K. Friedrich, M. Meyers, and D. Kann

Extratropical control of monsoonal surges into the northern Great Basin
Andrew Joros, DRI, Reno, NV; and J. T. Abatzoglou, J. Favors, B. Tan, and M. L. Kaplan

Precipitation efficiency of the Colorado mountains under warmed climate
Rita Nogherotto, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria; and V. Grubisic, R. M. Rasmussen, C. Liu, K. Ikeda, D. Gochis, D. Yates, F. Chen, M. Tewari, M. Barlage, J. Dudhia, W. Yu, K. Miller, K. Arsenault, G. Thompson, and E. Gutmann

An overview of barrier winds off southeastern Greenland during the Greenland Flow Distortion experiment
G. N. Petersen, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom; and I. A. Renfrew and G. W. K. Moore

Atmospheric transport modelling in mountainous regions using very high resolution meteorological simulations
Delia Arnold, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria; and I. Schicker and P. Seibert

Factors affecting wind power production in mountainous terrain
Mark Zagar, Vestas Wind Systems, A/S, Randers, Denmark; and A. Hald Collins, L. Gulstad, S. Hahn, Y. Hristov, C. H. Hu, T. Maric, S. Holm Mogensen, and G. S. Oxley

The WINDEX measurement experiment
Kristian Horvath, Meteorological and Hydrological Service, Zagreb, Croatia; and Z. Vecenaj, D. Tomsic, L. Horvath, B. Grisogono, A. Bajic, Z. Zibrat, B. Ivancan-Picek, N. Karadza, A. Bacan, and D. Koracin

Lateral acceleration zones in complex terrain
Doug Wesley, Compass Wind, LLC, Denver, CO

Wind forecasting challenges in the Canadian Arctic due to terrain effects
Pieter Spyker, EC, Edmonton, AB, Canada; and D. Schmidt