Session 16 Structure and Evolution of Tropical Cyclones I

Thursday, 6 August 2015: 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
Republic Ballroom AB (Sheraton Boston )
Host: 16th Conference on Mesoscale Processes
Scott Braun, NASA/GSFC, Laboratory for Mesoscale Atmospheric Processes, Greenbelt, MD and Robert G. Fovell, UCLA, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Los Angeles, CA

1:00 PM
A study of the influence of shear on the Rapid Intensification of Tropical Cyclones using HWRF system
Hua Chen, NOAA/AOML, Key Biscayne, FL; and S. G. Gopalakrishnan, J. Zhang, and R. Rogers
1:15 PM
Dynamics and predictability of the rapid intensification of Hurricane Edouard (2014) using convection-permitting ensemble forecasting
Erin B. Munsell, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA; and F. Zhang, J. Sippel, S. A. Braun, and Y. Weng
1:30 PM
Links between tropical cyclone structure and intensity change derived using aircraft data from 2000-2012
Jonathan Martinez, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI; and M. M. Bell, J. L. Vigh, and R. F. Rogers
1:45 PM
2:30 PM
The Influence of Upper-Level Process on the Intensity and Structural Changes of Hurricane Sandy (2012)
Jung Hoon Shin, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and D. L. Zhang

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