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Conference Posters

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Monday, 3 August 2015: 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Back Bay Ballroom (Sheraton Boston )
Host: 16th Conference on Mesoscale Processes
Cochairs:  Zhiyong Meng, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, School of Physics,, Peking University, Beijing, China and Susan C. van den Heever, Atmospheric Science, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO

Papers:
 
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Effect of latent heating on mesoscale vortex development during extreme precipitation: Colorado, September 2013
Annareli Morales, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; and R. S. Schumacher and S. M. Kreidenweis

Handout (4.2 MB)

 
Poster 4 has been moved. New paper number is 11.2A

 
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On Thermodynamic Balance in Tornado Theory
Misha Shvartsman, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN; and P. Bělík, D. Dokken, and K. Scholz

Handout (209.2 kB)

 
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Possible Role of Super-critical Vortices in Tornadogenesis and Maintenance
Douglas P. Dokken, University of St. Thomas, St.Paul, MN; and M. Shvartsman, K. Scholz, P. Belik, C. K. Potvin, B. Dahl, and A. McGovern

Handout (2.0 MB)

 
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The Mesoscale Implications for a Freezing Rain Event for the 2014 Opening Day at Steamboat Ski Resort
Michael P. Meyers, NOAA/NWS, Grand Junction, CO; and D. Phillips, M. D. Aleksa, and J. D. Colton

 
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Mesoscale Practical Predictability of the 20 May 2013 Tornadic Thunderstorm Event in Oklahoma
Yunji Zhang, Peking University, Beijing, China; and F. Zhang, D. J. Stensrud, and Z. Meng

 
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Poster 22 has been moved. New paper number is 10.6A

 
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Capabilities and limitations of convection-permitting WRF simulations of lake-effect systems over the Great Salt Lake
W. James Steenburgh, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and J. McMillen

 
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Synoptic characterization of surface wind regimes in the Eastern Mediterranean
S. Z. Ben Shlomo Berkovic, Consultant, Rehovot, Israel

 
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A new method for solving the nonlinear balance equation
Qin Xu, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and J. Cao
Manuscript (752.0 kB)

 
Poster 27 has been moved. New paper number is 6.5A

 
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A multi-step approach for assimilating remotely sensed high-resolution observations into mesoscale models
Qin Xu, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and J. Gao, Q. Zhao, L. Wei, K. Nai, and S. Liu
Manuscript (1.7 MB)

 
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Structures and Environment of Extratropical Cyclones that Cause a Tornado Outbreak
Eigo Tochimoto, The University of Tokyo, Kashiwa, Japan; and H. Niino

 
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Observed Characteristics of Mesoscale Snow Bands in the Coastal Northeast U.S.
Nicole P. Hoban, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and S. E. Yuter, B. A. Colle, S. A. Ganetis, and N. A. Corbin

 
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A Comparative Analysis of Multi-level Convective Available Potential Energy and Reflectivity for an Elevated Nocturnal Mesoscale Convective System on 9 August 2014
Jessica J. Choate, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and R. M. Rauber, G. M. McFarquhar, and B. F. Jewett

 
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Comparative Analysis on Structural Characteristics and Environmental Conditions of Two Kinds of Thunderstorm Gales
mengsong Nong, China Meteorological Administration, nanning, guangxi, China; and H. Huang, L. Zhai, M. Qu, and Z. Lai

 
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Poster 39 has been moved. New paper number is 10.2A

 
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Improving Prediction of Mesoscale Convective Systems with Convective Parameterization
Taleena R. Sines, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and R. W. Arritt and C. J. Anderson

 
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Modeling Mid-Tropospheric Hazards in Convective Thunderstorms For Future A-10 Storm Penetrating Aircraft Missions
Jeffrey T. Wetter, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD; and A. Detwiler and D. Kliche

 
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Preferred Locations of Convective Storms over Southern Quebec
Michael Kovacs, McGill University, Laval, QC, Canada; and D. J. Kirshbaum

 
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Application of Radar-Based Estimation of the Level of Maximum Detrainment to DC3 Cases
Mariusz Starzec, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND; and G. L. Mullendore, C. R. Homeyer, A. L. Bain, B. Basarab, L. Carey, R. M. Mecikalski, and S. Rutledge

 
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Mechanisms of Convetively-Induced Turbulence in the Vicinity of Strong Jet Streams
Stanley B. Trier, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. D. Sharman

 
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Predecessor Snow Events associated with Extratropical Cyclones
Nicholas D. Metz, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY; and M. C. Sanders and J. Cordeira

 
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Mesoscale Frontogenesis During Cold Season Cyclones along the Southern New England Coastal Plain
Jonathan Ariel Forest Byrne, Rising Sun Consulting, Boston, MA
Manuscript (869.8 kB)

 
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Evaluation of WRF forecasts of fog events against observations during MATERHORN Fog-X
Catherine N. Chachere, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and Z. Pu, S. Hoch, and E. R. Pardyjak

 
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Sensitivity of high-resolution simulations over the Eastern Seaboard to surface process parameterizations
Thomas Nehrkorn, AER, Lexington, MA; and M. Mountain, J. Hegarty, M. J. Iacono, Y. Barreira, P. L. DeCola, and S. C. Wofsy

 
Poster 51 has been moved. New paper number is 13.6A

 
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The role of convection in orographic precipitation
Campbell D. Watson, IBM Research, Yorktown Heights, NY; and C. G. Kruse, A. D. Nugent, A. Takeishi, C. J. Tsai, and R. B. Smith

 
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Profiling Doppler radar observations of lake-effect snow over the New York Finger Lakes during OWLeS
Philip T. Bergmaier, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY; and B. Geerts, N. F. Laird, and N. D. Metz

 
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An Airborne and Ground-based Study of a Long-lived and Intense Atmospheric River Impacting California during the CalWater-2014 Early-Start Field Campaign
Paul J. Neiman, NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and B. J. Moore, A. B. White, G. A. Wick, J. Aikins, D. L. Jackson, J. R. Spackman, and F. M. Ralph

 
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Atmospheric Rivers and Heavy Precipitation From a Hierarchy of Climate Simulations
L. Ruby Leung, PNNL, Richland, WA; and S. Hagos, Y. Gao, J. Lu, and C. Zhao

 
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Diurnal Cycle of Convective Features over Pearl River Delta during Mei-Yu season Observed by Ground-based Radar
Xingchao Chen, Nanjing Univ., Nanjing, Jiangsu, China; and K. Zhao, M. Xue, and W. Xu

 
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Thermally-driven circulation and convection over a mountainous tropical island
Chun-Chih Wang, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada; and D. J. Kirshbaum

 
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Hurricane Maximum Intensity Equilibrium
Chanh Kieu, Atmospheric Science Program, Bloomington, IN; and Z. Moon

 
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Contributions of Surface Sensible Heat Fluxes to Tropical Cyclone Intensity
Zhanhong Ma, PLA University of Science and Technology, Nanjing, China; and J. Fei, X. Huang, and X. Cheng

 
Poster 67 has been moved. New paper number is 17.5A

 
Poster 68 has been moved. New paper number is 3.8A

 
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How Can Land Surface Processes Impact Track and Intensity Forecasts in the Basin-Scale HWRF?
Ghassan J. Alaka Jr., Cooperative Inst. for Marine and Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS/Univ. of Miami), Miami, FL; and X. Zhang, S. Gopalakrishnan, and F. Marks
Manuscript (1.9 MB)

Handout (1.9 MB)

 
Poster 70 has been moved. New paper number is 4.5A

 
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Representing the uncertainty of tropical cyclone track forecast through Bayesian approach
Myeong-Soon Lim, National Typhoon Center/ KMA, Seogwipo, Jeju, South Korea; and N. Y. Kang and W. T. Yun

 
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Objective Updraft Tracking in Mesoscale Models – Dynamical Properties of Hurricane Rainband Convection
Wesley D. Terwey, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL; and C. M. Rozoff

 
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An Evaluation of Detecting Tropical Cyclone Genesis from GFDL Vortex Tracker using KMA's Unified Model Forecasts
SooHui Jeon, Korea Meteorological Administration/National Typhoon Center, Seogwipo-si, Jeju, South Korea; and H. S. Park, K. R. Kang, and W. T. Yun

 
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The shallow-to-deep convective transition over an idealized mesoscale convergence zone
Raphael Rousseau-Rizzi, McGill Univ., Montréal, QC, Canada; and D. J. Kirshbaum