Session 11 Cold-Air Pools

Thursday, 2 September 2010: 8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Alpine Ballroom A (Resort at Squaw Creek)
Host: 14th Conference on Mountain Meteorology
Simon Vosper, Met Office, Atmospheric Processes and Parametrizations, Exeter

8:00 AM
Nonstationary drainage flows and the valley cold pool
Larry Mahrt, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR; and N. L. Seaman, S. Richardson, and D. R. Stauffer
8:15 AM
The impact of basin topography on surface layer turbulence - an observational study
Sharon Zhong, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI; and P. J. Fu, X. Bian, C. D. Whiteman, and T. Horst
8:30 AM
The impact of asymmetric solar heating on the cross-basin circulation in Arizona's Meteor Crater
Manuela Lehner, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and C. D. Whiteman and S. W. Hoch
8:45 AM
Preliminary results from the COLPEX field campaign
Peter Sheridan, Met Office, Exeter, United Kingdom; and S. Vosper, J. Price, A. N. Ross, and P. A. Clark
9:00 AM
Cold-air pool detection tools in the Pyrenees valleys
Josep Ramon Miró, Meteorological Service of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain, Spain; and M. Pagès and M. Koßmann
9:15 AM
Observations of cold air pooling in a narrow mountain valley
Allison Charland, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA; and D. Seto and C. B. Clements
9:30 AM
Atmospheric scale interactions and forecasts on wintertime Intermountain West inversions
Robert Gillies, Utah State University, Logan, UT; and S. Y. Wang, M. Booth, J. H. Yoon, and S. Weaver

9:45 AM
Persistent Cold-Air Pool Study (PCAPS)—A new field research program to be conducted in Utah's Salt Lake Basin
C. David Whiteman, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and J. D. Horel and S. Zhong
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