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

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Sunday, 29 August 2010

5:00 PM-7:00 PM: Sunday, 29 August 2010


Registration Opens
Location: Monument Peak (Resort at Squaw Creek)

Monday, 30 August 2010

7:30 AM-5:30 PM: Monday, 30 August 2010


Registration Continues Throughout the Conference
Location: Monument Peak (Resort at Squaw Creek)

9:00 AM-10:30 AM: Monday, 30 August 2010

Recording files available
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Weather and the Sierras
Location: Alpine Ballroom A (Resort at Squaw Creek)
Sponsor: 14th Conference on Mountain Meteorology
Chair: C. David Whiteman, Univ. of Utah

Papers:
  9:00 AM
Welcoming Remarks by John Horel

  9:15 AM
1.1
(Invited Talk) Water Quality Management in Lake Tahoe (CA-NV): The Role of Atmospheric Deposition and Climate Change
John Reuter, Univ. of California, Davis, CA; and S. H. Hackley, S. G. Schladow, G. B. Sahoo, and A. C. Heyvaert

  9:45 AM
1.2
  10:00 AM
1.3
Relationships between barrier Jet heights, precipitation distributions, and streamflow in the northern Sierra Nevada
Jessica D. Lundquist, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and P. J. Neiman, J. R. Minder, and E. Sukovich

10:30 AM-11:00 AM: Monday, 30 August 2010


Coffee Break
Location: Alpine Ballroom Foyer (Resort at Squaw Creek)

11:00 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 30 August 2010

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Orographic Precipitation Part I
Location: Alpine Ballroom A (Resort at Squaw Creek)
Sponsor: 14th Conference on Mountain Meteorology
Chair: Paul J. Neiman, NOAA/ESRL

Papers:
  11:15 AM
2.2
Seasonal impact of cloud nucleating aerosols on orographic snowfall
Stephen M. Saleeby, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and W. R. Cotton

  11:30 AM
2.3
Mesoscale controls on the mountainside rain-snow line
Justin R. Minder, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and D. R. Durran and G. H. Roe

  11:45 AM
2.4
Wintertime precipitation in the Australian Alpine Region: Insights from an airmass climatology
Thomas H. Chubb, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia; and S. T. Siems and M. J. Manton

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Monday, 30 August 2010


Lunch


MountMet Committee Luncheon
Location: Silver Peak (Resort at Squaw Creek)

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Monday, 30 August 2010

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Orographic Precipitation Part II
Location: Alpine Ballroom A (Resort at Squaw Creek)
Sponsor: 14th Conference on Mountain Meteorology
Chair: Allen B. White, NOAA/ESRL

Papers:
  1:30 PM
3.1
Application of theory to observed cases of orographically forced convective rainfall
M. M. Miglietta, Italian National Council of Research/Institute of Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, Lecce, Italy; and R. Rotunno

  1:45 PM
3.2
Under what conditions does embedded convection enhance orographic precipitation?
Dirk Cannon, University of Reading, Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom; and D. J. Kirshbaum

  2:00 PM
3.3
An extension of Smith's linear theory of orographic precipitation—a two layer approach
Idar Barstad, Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research, Bergen, Norway; and F. Schüller

  2:15 PM
3.4
  2:45 PM
3.6
Measurements of Orographic Cloud and Precipitation over Southern Baffin Island during STAR
Shannon Elizabeth Fargey, Centre for Earth Observation Science, Winnipeg, MB, Canada; and J. Hanesiak, R. Martin, J. W. Strapp, and M. Wolde

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Monday, 30 August 2010


Coffee Break
Location: Alpine Ballroom Foyer (Resort at Squaw Creek)

3:30 PM-5:15 PM: Monday, 30 August 2010

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4
Boundary Layers and Turbulence in Complex Terrain
Location: Alpine Ballroom A (Resort at Squaw Creek)
Sponsor: 14th Conference on Mountain Meteorology
Chair: Jerome D. Fast, PNNL

Papers:
  3:45 PM
4.2
Aspects of the surface—and boundary layer structure over a mountain top
Stephan F.J. De Wekker, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; and T. Lee, Z. Vecenaj, and M. Kossmann

  4:00 PM
4.3
The angle of near-surface wind-turning in weakly stable boundary layers
Branko Grisogono, Department of Geophysics, Faculty of Science, Zagreb, Croatia; and L. Enger

  4:15 PM
4.4
Large eddy simulations of atmospheric vortex streets
Rieke Heinze, Leibniz University Hanover, Hanover, Germany; and S. Raasch

 
4.5
Gravity current intrusion originating on a slope

 
4.6
Empirical method for the prediction of mountain wave turbulence

  5:15 PM
Upstream propagating modes in moist and dry flow over topography
T. L. Keller, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and M. Steiner, R. D. Sharman, and R. Rotunno

  5:30 PM
4.7
The Granite Mountain Atmospheric Sciences Testbed (GMAST): A facility for complex terrain airflow studies
John C. Pace, U.S Army, Dugway Proving Ground, Dugway, UT; and C. D. Whiteman and S. Hoch

5:30 PM-7:00 PM: Monday, 30 August 2010


Poster Session 1
Monday Poster Session
Location: Alpine Ballroom B (Resort at Squaw Creek)
Sponsor: 14th Conference on Mountain Meteorology

Papers:
 
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)
 
P1.28
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


Formal Poster Viewing and Reception
Location: Alpine Ballroom B (Resort at Squaw Creek)

Tuesday, 31 August 2010

8:00 AM-10:00 AM: Tuesday, 31 August 2010

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Mountain Waves and Rotors
Location: Alpine Ballroom A (Resort at Squaw Creek)
Sponsor: 14th Conference on Mountain Meteorology
Chair: Stephan DeWekker, Univ. of Virginia

Papers:
  8:00 AM
5.1
Trapped lee wave interference over double ridges
Vanda Grubisic, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria; and I. Stiperski

  8:15 AM
5.2
The T-REX valley wind model intercomparison project: Lessons learned
Jürg Schmidli, ETH, Zürich, Switzerland; and B. J. Billings, F. K. Chow, J. D. Doyle, V. Grubisic, T. R. Holt, Q. Jiang, K. A. Lundquist, P. Sheridan, S. Vosper, S. F. J. De Wekker, C. D. Whiteman, A. A. Wyszogrodzki, and G. Zaengl

  8:30 AM
5.3
Resonant instability in steady mountain waves: nonconstant background states and nonhydrostatic effects
Kevin C. Viner, National Research Council, Monterey, CA; and C. C. Epifanio and J. D. Doyle

  8:45 AM
5.4
Momentum transport and low-level drag generated by trapped gravity lee waves
Matthew O. G. Hills, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and D. R. Durran

  9:00 AM
5.5
Stratospheric mountain waves generated by the southern Andes
Simon Vosper, Met Office, Exeter, United Kingdom; and G. Shutts

  9:15 AM
5.6
  9:30 AM
5.7
Overview of the Southern Andes—ANtarctic GRavity wave InitiAtive (SAANGRIA)
David C. Fritts, Colorado Research Associates, Boulder, CO; and R. B. Smith, J. D. Doyle, and S. Eckermann

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Tuesday, 31 August 2010


Coffee Break and Poster Viewing
Location: Alpine Ballroom Foyer (Resort at Squaw Creek)

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 31 August 2010

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6
Foehn, Boras, and Windstorms
Location: Alpine Ballroom A (Resort at Squaw Creek)
Sponsor: 14th Conference on Mountain Meteorology
Chair: P. Alexander Reinecke, NRL

Papers:
  10:30 AM
6.1
An inversion based instability mechanism for downslope windstorms
Craig M. Smith, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR; and E. D. Skyllingstad

  10:45 AM
6.2
Comparison of the bora turbulence derived from airborne in-situ measurements with the WRF-ARW simulations
Zeljko Vecenaj, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia; and D. Belusic, V. Grubisic, and B. Grisogono

  11:00 AM
6.3
Meteorological conditions contributing the crash of a Boeing 737 at DIA
T. L. Keller, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and W. D. Hall, S. B. Trier, L. B. Cornman, and R. D. Sharman

 
6.4
WRF simulations of north flow across the Alaska Peninsula: general characteristics of wakes, jets and mountain waves

  11:15 AM
Winds on horizontal scans from Doppler lidar during T-REX
Aditya Choukulkar, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; and R. Calhoun

  11:45 AM
6.5
An Aleutian Island Wind Event
Emily Niebuhr, NOAA/NWS, Anchorage, AK

  12:00 PM
6.6
The 1962 severe Windstorm in Yorkshire, England
Ralph Burton, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom; and S. D. Mobbs

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Tuesday, 31 August 2010


ICAM Steering Committee lunch
Location: Silver Peak (Resort at Squaw Creek)


Lunch

1:30 PM-3:30 PM: Tuesday, 31 August 2010

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7
Air Quality & Fire
Location: Alpine Ballroom A (Resort at Squaw Creek)
Sponsor: 14th Conference on Mountain Meteorology
Chair: Ron Calhoun, Arizona State University

Papers:
  1:30 PM
7.1
Ozone plume transport patterns across mountain barriers in California and Colorado
Robert M. Banta, NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and C. J. Senff, R. J. Alvarez, A. O. Langford, R. M. Hardesty, and S. P. Sandberg

  1:45 PM
7.2
The Effect of Thermally-Driven Flows on Anthropogenic and Biogenic Aerosols along the Sierra Nevada Mountains
Jerome D. Fast, PNNL, Richland, WA; and W. Shaw, L. Berg, W. Gustafson Jr, R. A. Ferrare, C. Hostetler, and R. Zaveri

  2:00 PM
7.3
Pollutant Tansport and Dispersion in Highly Complex Terrain with a NWP – Particle Dispersion Model Combination
Mathias W. Rotach, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria; and B. Szintai and P. Kaufmann

  2:15 PM
7.4
Vertical transport of ozone by the mountain chimney effect
A.O. Langford, NOAA/ESRL/CSD, Boulder, CO; and C. J. Senff, R. J. Alvarez II, R. M. Banta, and R. M. Hardesty

  2:45 PM
7.6
A dust storm over the elevated Black Rock Desert in northwestern Nevada
Michael L. Kaplan, DRI, Reno, NV; and R. K. Vellore and J. Lewis

  3:00 PM
7.7
The Grass Fires on Slopes Experiment
Craig B. Clements, San Jose State Univ., San Jose, CA; and W. E. Heilman

  3:15 PM
7.8
Fire behavior observed during a valley wind reversal
Daisuke Seto, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA; and C. B. Clements and W. E. Heilman

3:30 PM-4:00 PM: Tuesday, 31 August 2010


Coffee Break
Location: Alpine Ballroom Foyer (Resort at Squaw Creek)

4:00 PM-5:45 PM: Tuesday, 31 August 2010

Recording files available
8
Mountain Hydrometeorology
Location: Alpine Ballroom A (Resort at Squaw Creek)
Sponsor: 14th Conference on Mountain Meteorology
Chair: Richard Rotunno, NCAR

Papers:
  4:00 PM
8.1 has been moved. New Poster number P1.28A

  4:00 PM
8.2
Enhanced precipitation analysis in Alpine catchments by combining a meteorological analysis and nowcasting system with a hydrological model
Benedikt Bica, Central Institute for Meteorology and Geodynamics, Vienna, Austria; and M. Herrnegger, A. Kann, T. Haiden, and H. P. Nachtnebel

  4:15 PM
8.3
Sublimation of drifting snow in an Alpine catchment
C.D. Groot Zwaaftink, WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF, Davos, Switzerland; and M. Lehning

Poster PDF (544.3 kB)
  4:45 PM
8.5
Meteorological observations of rain/snow transition made on Whistler Mountain during SNOW-V10
T.D. Fisico, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada; and I. Gultepe, J. M. Thériault, K. L. Rasmussen, A. Laplante, R. E. Stewart, P. I. Joe, G. Isaac, and J. A. Milbrandt

  5:00 PM
8.6
  5:15 PM
8.7
An alternative approach to predicting snowfall across the Sierra Nevada
Mark S. Raleigh, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and J. D. Lundquist

Wednesday, 1 September 2010

8:00 AM-10:00 AM: Wednesday, 1 September 2010

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9
Climate Change and Terrain-Flow Interactions
Location: Alpine Ballroom A (Resort at Squaw Creek)
Sponsor: 14th Conference on Mountain Meteorology
Chair: Fotini Katopodes Chow, Univ. of California

Papers:
  8:00 AM
9.1
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
9.2
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. Yates, F. Chen, M. Barlage, M. Tewari, W. Yu, K. Miller, E. Gutmann, V. Grubisic, and K. R. Arsenault

  8:30 AM
9.3
Extreme precipitation events across the Colorado Front Range in future climates
Kelly M. Mahoney, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and M. A. Alexander, J. D. Scott, and J. Barsugli

  8:45 AM
9.4
Dynamics of Heat Lows over elevated terrain
Thomas Spengler, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; and R. K. Smith

 
9.5
Equatorial mountain torques and cold surges preconditionning

  9:15 AM
9.6
The effects of orography on tropical cyclone structure
Brian J. Billings, National Research Council, Monterey, CA; and J. D. Doyle

  9:45 AM
9.8
Seabreeze Circulations and Offshore Waves Induced by Heating over High Coastal Topography
Qingfang Jiang, UCAR Project Scientist, NRL, Monterey, CA; and J. Doyle

10:00 AM-11:30 AM: Wednesday, 1 September 2010


Poster Session 2
Wednesday Poster Session
Location: Alpine Ballroom B (Resort at Squaw Creek)
Sponsor: 14th Conference on Mountain Meteorology

Papers:
 
P2.8 has been moved. New number 6.4A

 
P2.15 has been moved. New number 4.5A

 
Combined use of headwind ramps and gradients based on LIDAR data in the alerting of low-level windshear
P. W. Chan, Hong Kong Observatory, Hong Kong, China; and K. K. Hon and D. K. Shin

Poster PDF (322.5 kB)
 
On the relationships between precipitation changes and circulation types variations in north west of Iran
Pari-sima Katiraie-Boroujerdy Sr., Islamic Azad University North Tehran Branch Iran, Tehran, Iran; and M. S. Najafi Jr.

 
Climate change in the high Himalaya: Implications for mountaineers and indigenous communities
John Semple, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; and G. W. K. Moore

 
Utilizing a dual-polarization radar in complex terrain
Michael P. Meyers, NOAA/NWS, Grand Junction, CO; and M. C. Schwitzer, B. A. Lawrence, J. D. Colton, J. R. Pringle, S. Vasiloff, K. Howard, D. Gochis, and J. Busto

 
Orographic impacts on snowfall in a narrow mountain gorge
Jeffery D. Colton, NOAA/NWS, Grand Junction, CO; and J. D. Ramey Jr., T. G. Renwick, M. C. Schwitzer, and M. P. Meyers

 
A numerical study of the boundary layer dynamics inside Arizona's Meteor Crater
Michael T. Kiefer, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI; and S. Zhong

Poster PDF (693.1 kB)
 
COLPEX; cold air pooling over complex terrain
Bradley Colin Jemmett-Smith, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

 
Radiative Cooling and Heating within Topography—Parametric studies with a 3D Radiative Transfer Model
Sebastian W. Hoch, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and C. D. Whiteman and B. Mayer

 
Forecasts during persistent valley cold pools in the Bonneville Basin by the North American Mesoscale Model
H. Dawn Reeves, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and K. L. Elmore, G. S. Manikin, and D. J. Stensrud

 
Interaction of regional scale drainage flows with the nocturnal stable atmosphere in Arizona's Meteor Crater
Sebastian W. Hoch, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and C. D. Whiteman, M. Lehner, D. Martinez, and M. Kossmann

 
Evaluation of persistent cold season cold air pools in the Salt Lake Valley, Utah
Christopher J. Ander, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and J. Horel and C. D. Whiteman

 
Mountain Torques and Jet Stream Modulation
Thomas Spengler, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; and I. M. Held

 
Observation and theory of the diurnal continental thermal tide
Yanping Li, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI; and R. B. Smith

 
The upslope-downslope flow transition on a basin sidewall
Daniel Martinez, Universitat de les Illes Balears, Palma, Illes Balears, Spain; and C. D. Whiteman, S. W. Hoch, M. Lehner, and J. Cuxart

 
Forecasting near-surface winds in northern Helmand, Afghanistan
Peter Sheridan, Met Office, Exeter, United Kingdom; and S. Bedford and S. Vosper

 
Spatial structure of valley winds and aerosols from airborne Doppler lidar data
Stephan F.J. De Wekker, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; and K. Godwin, Z. Vecenaj, and G. D. Emmitt

 
Development of a simple model for temperature inversion breakup in a mountainous urban valley
Angela M. Rendón, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia; and J. F. Jiménez, C. A. Palacio, and J. F. Salazar

Poster PDF (193.0 kB)
 
Diagnosis of Effect of Southwesterlies on Tibetan Vortex Moving East
ShuHua Yu, Chengdu Institute of Plateau Meteorology, Chengdu, Sichuan, China

Poster PDF (1.9 MB)
 
The impact of entrainment on trade-wind convection over Dominica
Daniel Kirshbaum, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom; and R. B. Smith

 
An intercomparison of T-REX mountain wave simulations
James D. Doyle, NRL, Monterey, CA; and S. Gabersek, L. R. Bernardet, J. M. Brown, A. Doernbrack, E. Filaus, V. Grubisic, Q. Jiang, D. Kirshbaum, O. Knoth, S. Koch, I. Stiperski, S. Vosper, and S. Zhong

 
Spectral analysis of the T-REX high-frequency towers data
Zeljko Vecenaj, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia; and S. F. J. De Wekker and V. Grubisic

 
Exploring the Predictability of Mesoscale cyclogenesis in complex terrain using ensemble data assimilation
P. Alexander Reinecke, NRL, Monterey, CA; and D. R. Durran and J. D. Doyle

 
Typhoon interaction with the Taiwan topography during the Tropical Cyclone Structure—2008 (TCS-08) experiment
Brian J. Billings, National Research Council, Monterey, CA; and J. D. Doyle

Poster PDF (1.6 MB)
 
Initiation of deep convection at marginal instability in an ensemble of mesoscale models: A case study from COPS
Christian Barthlott, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany; and R. R. Burton, D. J. Kirshbaum, K. E. Hanley, E. Richard, J. P. Chaboureau, J. Trentmann, B. Kern, H. S. Bauer, T. Schwitalla, C. Keil, Y. Seity, A. Gadian, A. M. Blyth, S. D. Mobbs, C. Flamant, and J. Handwerker

 
Observation of Convection Initiation Processes with a Suite of State-of-the-Art Research Instruments during COPS IOP8b
Andreas Behrendt, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany; and S. Pal, F. Aoshima, M. Bender, A. Blyth, U. Corsmeier, J. Cuesta, G. Dick, M. Dorninger, C. N. Flamant, P. Di Girolamo, T. Gorgas, Y. Huang, N. Kalthoff, S. Khodayar, H. Mannstein, K. Träumner, A. Wieser, and V. Wulfmeyer

 
The impact of surface and boundary-layer conditions on convection-related parameters over mountainous terrain
Norbert Kalthoff, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie, Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany; and M. Kohler, C. Barthlott, U. Corsmeier, B. Adler, K. Träumner, L. Krauß, S. Khodayar, S. Mobbs, T. Foken, R. Eigenmann, and P. Di Girolamo

 
Sensitivity of precipitation forecast to the radiative impact of Saharan dust during COPS
Jean-Pierre Chaboureau, University of Toulouse and CNRS, Toulouse, France; and E. Richard, J. P. Pinty, C. Flamant, P. Di Girolamo, C. Kiemle, A. Behrendt, H. Chepfer, M. Chiriaco, and V. Wulfmeyer

Poster PDF (324.3 kB)
 
Initiation of convection over the Black Forest mountains on 12 August 2007 during COPS
Lindsay J. Bennett, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom; and A. M. Blyth, R. R. Burton, A. M. Gadian, T. M. Weckwerth, A. Behrendt, P. Di Girolamo, M. Dorninger, S. J. Lock, V. H. Smith, and S. D. Mobbs

 
The simulation of a deep convective cloud in complex orography: the 15 July 2007 case from COPS
Ralph Burton, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom; and A. Gadian, A. M. Blyth, and S. D. Mobbs

 
Aviation Forecast Support for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games
Daryl G. Pereira, MSC, Edmonton, AB, Canada; and T. S. Gaines and D. B. Whittle

 
P2.36
Forecasting mountainside temperature profiles on Whistler Mountain

 
Predictability of orographic convection: high-resolution ensembles from the Unified Model
Kirsty E. Hanley, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom; and D. Kirshbaum, S. E. Belcher, N. Roberts, and P. A. Clark

 
Inflow and outflow through the Sea-to-Sky Corridor in February 2010: lessons learned from SNOW-V10
Ruping Mo, National Laboratory for Coastal and Mountain Meteorology, Vancouver, BC, Canada; and J. Zhong, C. Yu, and K. Kwok


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Alpine Ballroom B (Resort at Squaw Creek)

11:30 AM-1:00 PM: Wednesday, 1 September 2010

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Numerical modeling
Location: Alpine Ballroom A (Resort at Squaw Creek)
Sponsor: 14th Conference on Mountain Meteorology
Chair: James D. Doyle, NRL

Papers:
  11:30 AM
Numerical errors in flow over of steep topography: analysis and alternatives
Katherine A. Lundquist, LLNL, Livermore, CA; and F. K. Chow and J. K. Lundquist

  12:00 PM
Comparison of MM5 and WRF models for application to sub-kilometer dynamical downscaling over the complex terrain
Kristian Horvath, Meteorological and Hydrological Service, Zagreb, Croatia; and D. Koracin, R. Vellore, R. Belu, and T. McCord

  12:15 PM
A case study of very high resolution meteorological modelling in Alpine landscapes using MM5 and WRF
Irene Schicker, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria; and D. Arnold and P. Seibert

  12:30 PM
  12:45 PM
High Resoution Modeling of the Apline Flows Using Anelastic Model EULAG
Bogdan Rosa, Institute of Meteorology and Water Management, Warsaw, Poland; and M. J. Kurowski and M. Ziemianski

1:00 PM-1:05 PM: Wednesday, 1 September 2010


Sessions end for the day

7:00 PM-9:00 PM: Wednesday, 1 September 2010


Outdoor Barbeque Buffet
Location: Sun & Spa Deck (Resort at Squaw Creek)

Thursday, 2 September 2010

8:00 AM-10:00 AM: Thursday, 2 September 2010

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Cold-Air Pools
Location: Alpine Ballroom A (Resort at Squaw Creek)
Sponsor: 14th Conference on Mountain Meteorology
Chair: Simon Vosper, Met Office

Papers:
  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

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Thursday, 2 September 2010


Coffee Break and Poster Viewing
Location: Alpine Ballroom Foyer (Resort at Squaw Creek)

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Thursday, 2 September 2010

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Synoptic Climatologies in Complex Terrain
Location: Alpine Ballroom A (Resort at Squaw Creek)
Sponsor: 14th Conference on Mountain Meteorology
Chair: H. Dawn Reeves, NOAA/NSSL

Papers:
  10:30 AM
Climatology, Life Cycle, and Impacts of Intermountain Cyclones
W. James Steenburgh, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and G. L. West, M. E. Jeglum, T. Lee, L. Bosart, and T. Painter

  10:45 AM
The Pacific QDO as a natural predictor for the Great Salt Lake elevation
Shih-Yu Wang, Utah State University, Logan, UT; and R. R. Gillies, J. Jin, and L. E. Hipps

  11:00 AM
A climatology of synoptic forcing for vertical motions over the western United States
Neil P. Lareau, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and J. Horel

  11:15 AM
Relationship between radar-estimated precipitation and synoptic weather patterns in the European Alps
James V. Rudolph, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and K. Friedrich and U. Germann

  11:30 AM
Large-Scale Conditions of Tibet Plateau Vortex Departure
ShuHua Yu, Chengdu Institute of Plateau Meteorology, Chengdu, Sichuan, China

  11:45 AM
The Greenland plateau jet
G.W.K. Moore, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; and I. A. Renfrew

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Thursday, 2 September 2010


Lunch

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Thursday, 2 September 2010

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Weather Forecasting
Location: Alpine Ballroom A (Resort at Squaw Creek)
Sponsor: 14th Conference on Mountain Meteorology
Chair: Michael P. Meyers, NOAA/NWS

Papers:
  1:30 PM
  1:45 PM
Extending atmospheric river research to the Pacific Northwest and rapid response to the Howard Hanson Dam crisis
Allen B. White, NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and G. Carter, F. M. Ralph, C. W. King, I. Jankov, B. R. Colman, L. K. Cook, and H. E. Buehner

  2:15 PM
High-resolution weather forecast for an alerting system in the Alps area
Raffaele Salerno, Centro Epson Meteo, Cinisello Balsamo, Italy; and A. Perotto, L. De Biase, G. Brusasca, A. Di Guardo, and S. Sterlacchini

  2:30 PM
Predictability and morphology of Great Salt Lake-Effect precipitation
Trevor I. Alcott, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and W. J. Steenburgh and N. Laird

  2:45 PM
Forecast skill of synoptic conditions associated with Santa Ana winds in southern California
Charles Jones, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA; and F. M. Fujioka and L. Carvalho

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Thursday, 2 September 2010


Coffee Break
Location: Alpine Ballroom Foyer (Resort at Squaw Creek)

3:30 PM-6:00 PM: Thursday, 2 September 2010

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Convection and Convective and Orographically-induced Precipitation Study (COPS)
Location: Alpine Ballroom A (Resort at Squaw Creek)
Sponsor: 14th Conference on Mountain Meteorology
Chair: W. James Steenburgh, University of Utah

Papers:
  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

 
14.4
Impact of the synoptic situation and topography on the regional atmospheric water budget for the COPS period using COSMO simulations

  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, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland; 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

Friday, 3 September 2010

8:00 AM-10:00 AM: Friday, 3 September 2010

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SNOW-V10. Science and Nowcasting of Olympic Weather for Vancouver 2010 Part I
Location: Alpine Ballroom A (Resort at Squaw Creek)
Sponsor: 14th Conference on Mountain Meteorology
Chair: Doug Wesley, Compass Wind, LLC

Papers:
  8:15 AM
Overview and utility of the Vancouver 2010 and Snow-V10 monitoring metwork
Paul Joe, EC, Toronto, ON, Canada; and G. A. Isaac, C. Doyle, E. Campos, B. Scott, I. Gultepe, S. G. Cober, J. Mailhot, R. McTaggart-Cowan, and J. Milbrandt

  8:30 AM
The development of mountain weather forecasting expertise and the delivery of forecasts during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics
Andrew Teakles, Meteorological Service of Canada, Vancouver, BC, Canada; and C. Dierking, C. Emond, and B. J. Snyder

  8:45 AM
Nowcasting winter weather in complex terrain—Experiences from SNOW-V10
George A. Isaac, Cloud Physics and Severe Weather Research Section, Toronto, ON, Canada; and P. Joe, J. Mailhot, M. E. Bailey, S. Belair, F. S. Boudala, M. Brugman, E. Campos, R. L. Carpenter, S. G. Cober, B. Denis, C. Doyle, D. E. Forsyth, I. Gultepe, T. Haiden, L. Huang, J. A. Milbrandt, R. Mo, R. M. Rasmussen, T. Smith, R. E. Stewart, and D. Wang

  9:00 AM
Precipitation nowcasting during the Vancouver 2010 Olympics: The impact of Diabatic Cooling of Melting Snow on Precipitation Phase and Intensity
R. M. Rasmussen, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. Mo, M. Brugman, T. Smith, G. A. Isaac, P. Joe, J. Milbrandt, J. Mailhot, and B. Denis

  9:15 AM
Analysis of an experimental integrated model for Nowcasting in complex terrain within a coastal region
Laura Huang, EC, Toronto, ON, Canada; and G. Isaac, G. Sheng, J. Milbrandt, J. Mailhot, F. Boudala, and I. Gultepe

  9:30 AM
Cloud formations on the Whistler Mountain slopes during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics and Paralympics: two case studies
Ruping Mo, National Laboratory for Coastal and Mountain Meteorology, Vancouver, BC, Canada; and R. M. Rasmussen, G. A. Isaac, M. Brugman, T. Smith, J. Hay, A. Erfani, J. Milbrandt, I. Gultepe, F. Boudala, and P. Joe

  9:45 AM
Dynamics of heavy precipitation during Snow-V10
Mindy Brugman, Environment Canada, Vancouver, BC, Canada; and J. A. Milbrandt, G. A. Isaac, P. Joe, R. M. Rasmussen, F. S. Boudala, I. Gultepe, R. Mo, E. F. Campos, R. E. Stewart, T. Smith, C. Doyle, P. A. Bergeron, and J. Hay

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Friday, 3 September 2010


Coffee Break
Location: Alpine Ballroom Foyer (Resort at Squaw Creek)

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Friday, 3 September 2010


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SNOW-V10. Science and Nowcasting of Olympic Weather for Vancouver 2010 Part II
Location: Alpine Ballroom A (Resort at Squaw Creek)
Sponsor: 14th Conference on Mountain Meteorology
Chair: Chris Doyle, EC

Papers:
  10:30 AM
Student Awards and ICAM 2011

  10:45 AM
The high-resolution numerical weather prediction system for the 2010 Vancouver Olympics
Jocelyn Mailhot, Environment Canada, Dorval, QC, Canada; and B. Denis, A. Erfani, A. Giguere, N. McLennan, R. McTaggart-Cowan, J. Milbrandt, A. Glazer, G. Isaac, and P. Joe

  11:00 AM
The microphysics scheme in the high-resolution numerical weather prediction system for the 2010 Vancouver Olympics
Anna Glazer, Environment Canada, Dorval, QC, Canada; and J. Milbrandt, J. Mailhot, B. Denis, A. Erfani, A. Giguere, N. McLennan, R. McTaggart-Cowan, G. Isaac, and P. Joe

  11:15 AM
Operational evaluation of GEM-LAM 2.5 km and 1.0 km models during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games
André Giguère, Canadian Meteorological Centre, EC, Dorval, QC, Canada; and B. Denis, A. Erfani, J. Mailhot, N. McLennan, R. McTaggart-Cowan, and J. A. Milbrandt

  11:30 AM
Winter mountain meteorology below and at the RND site during SNOW-V10 Project
Ismail Gultepe, Environment Canada, Toronto, ON, Canada; and G. A. Isaac and J. Milbrandt

 
16.5
Improving on numerical model outputs through the use of conceptual models, pattern recognition and local climatology at the Whistler Alpine venue during the 2010 Olympics

12:00 PM-12:05 PM: Friday, 3 September 2010


Conference Ends