Session 9 Mesoscale predictability and data assimilation

Wednesday, 7 August 2013: 3:30 PM-6:00 PM
Multnomah (DoubleTree by Hilton Portland)
Host: 15th Conference on Mesoscale Processes
Fuqing Zhang, Pennsylvania State University, Department of Meteorology, University Park, PA

3:30 PM
Smartphone Pressure Observations: A Revolutionary Advance for Mesoscale Meteorology?
Clifford F. Mass, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and L. E. Madaus
3:45 PM
Refining horizontal grid spacing for storm-scale forecasts: beneficial or detrimental?
Madalina Surcel, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada; and I. Zawadzki and M. K. Yau

4:15 PM
Sources of uncertainty in precipitation type determination and forecasting
Heather D. Reeves, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and K. L. Elmore, A. V. Ryzhkov, K. L. Ortega, T. J. Schuur, and J. Krause
4:30 PM
The Predictability of a Squall Line in South China on 23 April 2007
Zhiyong Meng, Peking University, Beijing, China; and D. Wu and D. Yan
5:00 PM
The role of moist processes on intrinsic predictability of Indian Ocean Cyclones
Sourav Taraphdar, PNNL, Richland, WA; and L. R. Leung, P. Mukhopadhyay, F. Zhang, S. Abhilash, and B. N. Goswami
5:15 PM
5:45 PM
Diagnosing the Predictability of Tropical Cyclogenesis via the ECMWF Ensemble
William Komaromi, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Miami, FL; and S. J. Majumdar
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