17th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics (Expanded View)

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Compact View of Conference

Monday, 8 June 2009
8:00 AM-10:00 AM, Monday, Pinnacle BC
Session 1 Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics Observations
Chair: George Kiladis, NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO
8:00 AM1.1Quantifying baroclinic adjustment in the atmosphere from data   wrf recording
Noboru Nakamura, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
8:20 AM1.2Two Types of Baroclinic Life Cycles during the Southern Hemisphere Summer   wrf recording
Steven B. Feldstein, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA; and W. Moon
8:40 AM1.3Tropopause-level Wave-guides  
Olivia Martius, ETH, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland; and C. Schwierz and H. C. Davies
9:00 AM1.4On non-Gaussian sea surface height variability  
Philip Sura, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
9:20 AM1.5Observed tropical diabatic heating profiles and their projections on the vertical modes   wrf recording
C. Zhang, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Miami, FL; and S. M. Hagos
9:40 AM1.6Simulations of layering and stratified turbulence surrounding an anticyclonic eddy  
Bach Lien Hua, IFREMER, Plouzane, France; and C. Menesguen, S. Le Gentil, and H. Aiki
 
10:00 AM-10:20 AM, Monday, Stowe Room
Coffee Break
 
10:20 AM-12:20 PM, Monday, Pinnacle BC
Session 2 Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics Theory I
Chair: Steven B. Feldstein, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
10:20 AM2.1Nonequilibrium statistical mechanics of climate variability  
Jeffrey B. Weiss, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
10:40 AM2.2Effective stratification for the dry and moist isentropic circulations   wrf recording
Olivier Pauluis, New York University, New York, NY; and F. Laliberte
11:00 AM2.3Kelvin waves in the nonlinear shallow water equations on the sphere: Nonlinear traveling waves and the corner wave bifurcation  extended abstract wrf recording
John P. Boyd, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; and C. Zhou
11:20 AM2.4A field theoretical model of stationary atmospheric vortices  extended abstract wrf recording
Florin Spineanu, National Institute of Laser, Plasma and Radiation Physics, Bucharest, Romania; and M. O. Vlad
11:40 AM2.5Effects of large-scale energy dissipation in geostrophic turbulence   wrf recording
Richard K. Scott, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Scotland; and L. M. Polvani and T. J. Dunkerton
12:00 PM2.6Application of spontaneous imbalance theory to the problem of clear-air turbulence forecasting   wrf recording
John A. Knox, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA; and D. W. McCann and P. D. Williams
 
12:20 PM-1:50 PM, Monday
Lunch Break
 
1:50 PM-3:30 PM, Monday, Pinnacle BC
Session 3 Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics Theory II
Chair: Olivier Pauluis, New York University, New York, NY
1:50 PM3.1The general circulation of planetary atmospheres as turbulent equilibria   wrf recording
Brian Farrell, Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA; and P. J. Ioannou
2:10 PM3.2A baroclinic turbulence closure   wrf recording
Petros J. Ioannou, Univ. of Athens, Athens, Greece; and B. Farrell
2:30 PM3.3Finite Amplitude Equilibration of Baroclinic Waves on a Jet  
Sukyoung Lee, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
2:50 PM3.4Equilibrium states of eddy-driven jets in a generalized potential vorticity staircase model   wrf recording
Da Zhu, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL; and N. Nakamura
3:10 PM3.5Equilibration of baroclinic eddies in a primitive equation model  
Pablo Zurita-Gotor, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain; and G. K. Vallis
 
3:30 PM-3:50 PM, Monday, Stowe Room
Coffee Break
 
3:50 PM-4:30 PM, Monday, Pinnacle BC
Session 4 Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics Theory III
Chair: David S. Nolan, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Miami, FL
3:50 PM4.1Orographic Precipitation in the tropics: linear theory of triggered convection   wrf recording
Ronald B. Smith, Yale University, New Haven, CT; and D. J. Kirshbaum
 Paper 4.2 moved. New Paper number 9.2A  
4:10 PM4.2Intermediate and High Resolution Numerical Simulations of the Transition of a Tropical Wave Critical Layer to a Tropical Depression  
Michael T. Montgomery, NPS, Monterey, CA; and Z. Wang and T. J. Dunkerton
 
4:30 PM-6:00 PM, Monday, Stowe Room
Joint Poster Session 1 Theory (Joint between the 17th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics and the 15th Conference on Middle Atmosphere)
Chair: Steven B. Feldstein, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
 JP1.1Persistent multiple jets and the PV staircase  
Changhyun Yoo, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA; and S. Lee
JP1.2Subgrid-scale parametrization using cluster-weighted modeling  
Frank Kwasniok, University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom
 JP1.3Nonlinear stratified spindown over a sloping bottom  
Jessica A. Benthuysen, WHOI, Woods Hole, MA; and L. N. Thomas
 JP1.4Single-layer axisymmetric model for a Hadley circulation with parameterized eddy momentum forcing  
Adam H. Sobel, Columbia University, New York, NY; and T. Schneider
 JP1.5Dynamics of the tropopause  
Pablo Zurita-Gotor, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain; and G. K. Vallis
 JP1.6Equatorial Mountain Torques and Large-Scale Mountain Flow Dynamics  
Francois Lott, CNRS, Paris, France; and S. Mailler
 JP1.7A filtered model of tropical wave motions  
Levi G. Silvers, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and W. H. Schubert, M. T. Masarik, and A. O. Gonzalez
 JP1.8Parameterization of baroclinic eddies in a channel model  
Gavin Esler, University College London, London, United Kingdom
 JP1.9The rotating Green-Naghdi shallow water model: a simple framework for the investigation of mesoscale atmospheric and oceanic flows  
Joseph Daniel Pearce, University College, London, London, United Kingdom; and J. G. Esler
 JP1.10The role of non-quasigeostrophic forcing in the Southern Hemisphere blocking onsets  
Li Dong, WindLogics Inc., Grand Rapids, MN; and S. J. Colucci
 JP1.11Barotropic Instability in the Caribbean and the Tropical East Pacific  
Saska Gjorgjievska, New Mexico Tech, Socorro, NM; and D. Raymond
 JP1.12A theoretical framework for energy and momentum consistency in subgrid-scale parameterization for climate models  
Tiffany A. Shaw, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; and T. G. Shepherd
 JP1.13Balances on the planetary scale in the atmosphere  
Stamen Dolaptchiev, Institut fuer Atmosphaere und Umwelt , Goethe-Universitaet Frankfurt, 60438 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
 JP1.14Baroclinic eddy equilibration under specified seasonal forcing  
Yang Zhang, MIT, Cambridge, MA; and P. H. Stone
 JP1.15Moist convection and the thermal stratification of the extratropical troposphere  
Tapio Schneider, Caltech, Pasadena, CA; and P. A. O'Gorman
 JP1.16 moved, new paper number J3.6  
 JP1.17Response of the Hadley Circulation to Climate Change in an Aquaplanet GCM Coupled to Ocean Heat Transport  
Xavier J. Levine, Caltech, Pasadena, CA; and T. Schneider
 JP1.18Moist baroclinic eddies as features of the dry and moist isentropic circulations in a warming climate  
Frederic Laliberte, New York University, New York City, NY; and O. Pauluis
 JP1.19Generation mechanisms and scales of eddies on Jupiter  
Junjun Liu, Caltech, Pasadena, CA; and T. Schneider
 JP1.20Understanding Tornadoes and Microbursts  extended abstract
Essam A. Farag, SNC-Lavalin Inc., Montreal, QC, Canada
 
4:30 PM-6:00 PM, Monday, Stowe Room
Joint Poster Session 2 Observations (Joint between the 17th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics and the 15th Conference on Middle Atmosphere)
Organizer: George Kiladis, NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO
 JP2.1The Dynamics of the Pacific-North American Teleconnection Pattern  
Christian Franzke, British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge, United Kingdom; and S. B. Feldstein and S. Lee
 JP2.2Dynamical feedbacks and the persistence of the NAO  extended abstract
Elizabeth A. Barnes, Seattle, WA; and D. L. Hartmann
 JP2.3The link between Rossby Wave Breaking and Cut off Low Pressure Systems in the Southern Hemisphere Upper Troposphere  
Thando Ndarana, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland; and D. Waugh
 JP2.4The dynamics of transverse cirrus bands: inferences from observations  
John A. Knox, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA; and A. S. Bachmeier, K. M. Bedka, M. Carter, J. E. Tarantino, L. C. Paulik, E. N. Wilson, G. S. Bechdol, and M. J. Mays
 JP2.5 moved. New paper number 7.2A  
 JP2.5AThe role of tropical waves in the dynamics of the mesosphere  
David A. Ortland, NorthWest Research Associates, Bellevue, WA; and R. S. Lieberman, D. Riggin, and M. J. Alexander
 JP2.6Engineering an Effective and Economic Measurement of Atmospheric Stability  extended abstract
Richie Cotton, Renewable Energy Systems, Kings Langley, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
 
Tuesday, 9 June 2009
8:00 AM-10:00 AM, Tuesday, Pinnacle BC
Joint Session 1 Coupled Troposphere-Stratosphere: Dynamics (Joint between the 15th Conference on Middle Atmosphere and the 17th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics)
Organizers: Judith Perlwitz, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; George Kiladis, NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO
Chair: Peter Haynes, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom
8:00 AMJ1.1Characteristics of baroclinic wave packets over the North Atlantic during strong and weak polar vortex events  
Ian N. Williams, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL; and S. J. Colucci
8:20 AMJ1.2Troposphere-stratosphere communication through local vertical waveguides   wrf recording
Terry Nathan, Univ. of California, Davis, CA; and D. Hodyss
8:40 AMJ1.3Stratospheric influences on tropospheric weather systems   wrf recording
Stephen J. Colucci, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
9:00 AMJ1.4Stratospheric influence on tropospheric circulation through altered tropospheric eddy phase speeds   wrf recording
Isaac M. Held, NOAA/GFDL, Princeton, NJ; and G. Chen
9:20 AMJ1.5The role of eddies in driving the tropospheric response to stratospheric heating perturbations   wrf recording
Isla R. Simpson, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom; and M. Blackburn, J. D. Haigh, and S. Sparrow
9:40 AMJ1.6Stratosphere-Troposphere Dynamical Coupling and Tropospheric Predictability   wrf recording
Clara Orbe, Columbia University, New York, NY; and E. P. Gerber and L. M. Polvani
 
10:00 AM-10:20 AM, Tuesday, Stowe Room
Coffee Break
 
10:20 AM-12:20 PM, Tuesday, Pinnacle BC
Joint Session 2 Coupled Troposphere-Stratosphere: Dynamics and Annular Modes (Joint between the 15th Conference on Middle Atmosphere and the 17th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics)
Organizers: Judith Perlwitz, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; George Kiladis, NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO
Chair: Matthew H. Hitchman, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI
10:20 AMJ2.1Advantages of a conservative coordinate system   wrf recording
Abraham Solomon, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL; and N. Nakamura
10:40 AMJ2.2Relationship among SSW, VI, PJO and AO in an idealized stratosphere-troposphere coupled model   wrf recording
Shigeo Yoden, Kyoto Univ., Kyoto, Japan; and M. Kohma and S. Nishizawa
11:00 AMJ2.3A simplified annular mode index based on zonal-mean data   wrf recording
Mark P. Baldwin, Northwest Research Associates, Redmond, WA; and D. W. J. Thompson
11:20 AMJ2.4Annular mode time scales and climate sensitivity in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fourth Assessment Report models   wrf recording
Edwin P. Gerber, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU, New York, NY; and L. M. Polvani and D. Ancukiewicz
11:40 AMJ2.5Use of the fluctuation-dissipation theorem to predict tropospheric climate response   wrf recording
Fenwick C. Cooper, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom; and P. H. Haynes
12:00 PMJ2.6On the sensitivities of the stratosphere / troposphere coupling to changes in the lower stratospheric winds   wrf recording
Cegeon J. Chan, MIT, Cambridge, MA; and R. A. Plumb
 
12:20 PM-1:50 PM, Tuesday
Lunch Break
 
1:50 PM-3:30 PM, Tuesday, Pinnacle BC
Joint Session 3 Coupled Troposphere-Stratosphere: Upper Troposphere/Lower Stratosphere (Joint between the 15th Conference on Middle Atmosphere and the 17th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics)
Organizers: Judith Perlwitz, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; George Kiladis, NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO
Chair: Edwin P. Gerber, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU, New York, NY
1:50 PMJ3.1Tropical cyclones and the Quasi-biennial Oscillation   wrf recording
Suzana J. Camargo, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, Palisades, NY; and A. H. Sobel
2:10 PMJ3.2Effect of Tropical Waves on the Tropical Tropopause-Transition-Layer Upwelling  
Jung-Hee Ryu, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA; and S. Lee
2:30 PMJ3.3Trends and variability in the upper troposphere/lower stratosphere 1990-2008: Insights from stratospheric water vapour   wrf recording
Peter H. Haynes, Univ. of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom; and S. Fueglistaler, Y. Liu, W. G. Read, G. Stiller, and A. J. Simmons
 JP3.4 Withdrawn  
2:50 PMJ3.5Influence of stratospheric sudden warming and vortex intensification on the tropical troposphere   wrf recording
Yuhji Kuroda, MRI, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
3:10 PMJ3.6The location and downstream intensification of storm tracks in an idealized moist GCM   wrf recording
Yohai Kaspi, Caltech, Pasadena, CA; and T. Schneider
 
3:30 PM-3:50 PM, Tuesday, Stowe Room
Coffee Break
 
3:50 PM-4:30 PM, Tuesday, Pinnacle BC
Joint Session 4 Internal Gravity Waves (Joint between the 15th Conference on Middle Atmosphere and the 17th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics)
Organizer: M. Joan Alexander, NorthWest Research Associates, Boulder, CO
Chair: M. Joan Alexander, NorthWest Research Associates, Boulder, CO
3:50 PMJ4.1Parameterization of internal wave breaking due to near-inertial shear  extended abstract wrf recording
Julie C. Vanderhoff, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
4:10 PMJ4.2Generation of Inertia-Gravity Waves from Jets within vortex dipoles   wrf recording
Shuguang Wang, Columbia University, New York, NY; and F. Zhang
 
4:30 PM-6:00 PM, Tuesday, Stowe Room
Joint Poster Session 3 Coupled Troposphere-Stratosphere (Joint between the 15th Conference on Middle Atmosphere and the 17th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics)
Organizers: Judith Perlwitz, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; George Kiladis, NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO
 JP3.1Northern Hemisphere Extratropical Tropopause in Radiosonde Data  
Seok-woo Son, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada; and L. M. Polvani and J. Eckstein
 J3.4Effect of stratospheric circulation on the extratropical tropopause inversion layer in a simple GCM  
Seok-woo Son, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada; and E. P. Gerber and L. M. Polvani
 JP3.2Influence of stationary wave field on stratosphere-troposphere coupling response to Siberian surface cooling  
Karen L. Smith, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; and P. J. Kushner
 JP3.3Modeling the coupled stratosphere-troposphere stationary wave response to climate change  
Lei Wang, University of Toronto, Canada, Toronto, ON, Canada; and P. J. Kushner
 JP3.4Intra-annual relationships between polar ozone and the Southern Hemisphere Annular Mode  
Ryan L. Fogt, Ohio University, Athens, OH; and J. Perlwitz, S. Pawson, and M. A. Olsen
 JP3.5Investigating the predictability of Stratospheric Sudden Warmings in the Northern Hemisphere  
Sana Mahmood, UK Met Office, Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom
 JP3.6The downward influence of stratospheric final warming events in an idealized model  
Lantao Sun, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and W. A. Robinson
 
4:30 PM-6:00 PM, Tuesday, Stowe Room
Joint Poster Session 4 Upper Troposphere/Lower Stratosphere and Middle Atmosphere (Joint between the 15th Conference on Middle Atmosphere and the 17th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics)
Organizer: Judith Perlwitz, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO
JP4.1Mechanisms for Enhanced Gravity Wave Activity during Stratospheric Sudden Warmings  
Ling Wang, NorthWest Research Associates Inc., Boulder, CO; and M. J. Alexander
 JP4.2Observed solar-cycle responses and trends in mesospheric water vapor  
Ellis Remsberg, NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA
 JP4.3The lifetime and longitudinal variation of the Kelvin waves around the tropopause and the upper troposphere in the tropic  
Junko Suzuki, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Kanagawa, Japan; and M. Shiotani, N. Nishi, R. Shirooka, and M. Yoshizaki
 JP4.4Analysis of Ultra-fast Kelvin Waves Simulated by Kyushu University GCM  extended abstract
Ying-Wen Chen, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan; and S. Miyahara
 JP4.5Diurnal wind variations observed by an MF radar at Syowa Antarctic Station  
Yoshihiro Tomikawa, National Institute of Polar Research, Tokyo, Japan; and M. Tsutsumi
 JP4.6Current status of superconducting submillimeter-wave limb-emission sounder (SMILES)  
Masato Shiotani, Kyoto University, Uji, Kyoto, Japan; and M. Takayanagi
 JP4.7Higher order approximation of ray theory applied to orographic gravity waves  
Manuel Pulido, Universidad Nacional del Nordeste, Corrientes, Argentina; and C. Rodas
 JP4.8Studies of stratopause structure, evolution and transport from satellite data and new assimilation products  
G.L. Manney, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and K. Krueger, M. J. Schwartz, S. Pawson, N. McKee, M. Sienkiewicz, W. Daffer, K. W. Hoppel, N. Livesey, S. Polavarapu, M. G. Mlynczak, E. Remsberg, and J. M. Russell
 JP4.9Tropical upper-tropospheric ozone variability as observed by the Aura Microwave Limb Sounder  
Nathaniel J. Livesey, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and L. Froidevaux, M. Santee, D. Wu, J. Jiang, H. Su, W. Read, A. Lambert, and R. Doherty
 JP4.10Estimating gravity wave parameters with a genetic algorithm for realistic gravity wave drag profiles  
Manuel Pulido, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; and S. Polavarapu, T. G. Shepherd, and J. Thuburn
 JP4.11Solar proton events and their effects on the middle atmosphere as observed by Aura-MLS and ACE-FTS  
David Herceg, New Mexico Tech, Socorro, NM; and G. L. Manney, K. Minschwaner, and M. L. Santee
 JP4.12Multiscale tropical convection: understanding the relationship between convective momentum transport and gravity wave momentum flux  
Todd P. Lane, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia; and M. W. Moncrieff
 JP4.13Hydroxyl in the middle atmosphere: relationship to ozone, water vapor, and solar radiation changes  
K. Minschwaner, New Mexico Tech, Socorro, NM
 
4:30 PM-6:00 PM, Tuesday, Stowe Room
Joint Poster Session 5 Interactions between Tropical Convection and the Large Scale Circulation (Joint between the 17th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics and the 15th Conference on Middle Atmosphere)
Organizer: George Kiladis, NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO
 JP5.1Diabatic heating, divergent circulation and moisture transport in the African Monsoon System  
Samson M. Hagos, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Miami, FL; and C. Zhang
 JP5.2Relative role of convection and large-scale flow in controlling upper tropospheric humidity  
Ju-Mee Ryoo, Baltimore, MD; and D. W. Waugh and T. Igusa
 JP5.3The continuum of North Pacific sea level pressure patterns: Intraseasonal, interannual, and interdecadal variability  
Nat Johnson, Penn State Univ., University Park, PA; and S. B. Feldstein
 JP 5.4 has been moved. New paper number 6.2A  
 JP5.5Idealized Walker circulations over a wide range of climates  
Timothy M. Merlis, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA; and T. Schneider
 JP5.6Forcing of Convectively Coupled Kelvin Waves by Extratropical Wave Activity  
George Kiladis, NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO
 
4:30 PM-6:00 PM, Tuesday, Stowe Room
Poster Session 1 Mesoscale and Submesoscale Ocean Features
Organizer: Thomas W. N. Haine, Johns Hopkins Univ., Baltimore, MD
 P1.1The turbulent equilibration of baroclinic jets: asymmetric jets and barotropic governor  
Ben Willcocks, University College London, London, United Kingdom; and G. Esler
 P1.2Submesoscale coherent structures and SST gradient in ocean model simulations  extended abstract
Huei-Ping Huang, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; and E. Curchitser, A. Kaplan, and C. A. Edwards
P1.3Observations of the energy cascades in the oceanic mesoscale  
Robert Bruce Scott, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas, Austin, TX
 P1.4Impact of high-resolution, high-frequency meteorological forcing on Denmark-Strait ocean circulation  
Thomas W. N. Haine, Johns Hopkins Univ., Baltimore, MD; and S. Zhang, G. W. K. Moore, and I. A. Renfrew
 
Wednesday, 10 June 2009
8:00 AM-10:00 AM, Wednesday, Pinnacle BC
Session 5 Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics Modeling I
Chair: Adam H. Sobel, Dept of Applied Mathematics and Applied Physics, and Dept. of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia Univ.
8:00 AM5.1Optimal width of hot spots for driving deep moist convective systems   wrf recording
Steven Sherwood, Yale University, New Haven, CT; and D. Gerstle and F. J. Robinson
8:20 AM5.2Does deep convection contain undiluted parcels?   wrf recording
David M. Romps, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; and Z. Kuang
8:40 AM5.3Radiatively generated vortical flows   wrf recording
Gregory J. Hakim, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
9:00 AM5.4Why is the Atlantic storm track stronger than its Pacific counterpart?   wrf recording
Edmund K. M. Chang, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY; and W. Lin
9:20 AM5.5Covariability of SST and surface heat fluxes in reanalyses and CMIP3 climate models   wrf recording
Bin Yu, AES, Toronto, ON, Canada; and W. Merryfield, G. Boer, and F. W. Zwiers
9:40 AM5.6New algorithms for low frequency climate response  
Rafail V. Abramov, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL; and A. J. Majda
 
10:00 AM-10:20 AM, Wednesday, Stowe Room
Coffee Break
 
10:20 AM-12:20 PM, Wednesday, Pinnacle BC
Session 6 Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics Modeling II
Chair: Edmund K. M. Chang, SUNY, Stony Brook, NY
10:20 AM6.1Meridional energy transport in the atmosphere-ocean system: theory and simulation   wrf recording
Geoffrey K. Vallis, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; and R. Farneti
6.2Zonal versus meridional velocity variance in the World Ocean: order in the chaotic ocean  
Robert Bruce Scott, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas, Austin, TX; and B. K. Arbic
10:40 AM6.2ADynamic and thermodynamic constraints on the response of tropical circulations to climate changes   wrf recording
Tapio Schneider, Caltech, Pasadena, CA; and X. J. Levine
11:00 AM6.3Varied changes in the intensity of extratropical transient eddies in response to global warming   wrf recording
Paul A. O'Gorman, MIT, Cambridge, MA
11:20 AM6.4The response of the hydrological cycle to climate change   wrf recording
Caroline Jane Muller, MIT, Cambridge, MA; and P. A. O'Gorman and L. E. Back
11:40 AM6.5Midlatitude moisture transport in simulations of paleoclimates   wrf recording
Robert Korty, Texas A&M, College Station, TX
12:00 PM6.6Formation mechanisms of jets and superrotation on giant planets   wrf recording
Junjun Liu, Caltech, Pasadena, CA; and T. Schneider
 
12:20 PM-1:50 PM, Wednesday
Lunch Break
 
1:50 PM-3:30 PM, Wednesday, Pinnacle BC
Session 7 Mesoscale and Sub-Mesoscale Oceanic Features I
Organizer: Thomas W. N. Haine, Johns Hopkins Univ., Baltimore, MD
1:50 PM7.1The structure of geostrophic stirring in the oceanic submesoscale   wrf recording
K. Shafer Smith, New York University, New York, NY; and R. Ferrari
2:10 PM7.2Horizontal particle dispersion by random internal waves   wrf recording
Miranda Holmes-Cerfon, New York University, New York, NY; and O. Buhler
2:30 PM7.3Critical-layer isopycnal mixing and PV homogenization in the Southern Ocean  
Ryan P. Abernathey, MIT, Cambridge, MA; and J. Marshall
2:50 PM7.4Mixing across unsteady jets   wrf recording
Andrew F. Thompson, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
3:10 PM7.5Eddy-mean flow interactions in western boundary current jets: theory and observations   wrf recording
Stephanie N. Waterman, MIT-WHOI Joint Program (now National Oceanography Centre, Southampton - Grantham Institute, Imperial College), Woods Hole, MA; and S. R. Jayne and N. G. Hogg
 
3:30 PM-3:50 PM, Wednesday, Stowe Room
Coffee Break
 
3:50 PM-4:30 PM, Wednesday, Pinnacle BC
Session 8 Mesoscale and Submesoscale Ocean Features II
Organizer: Thomas W. N. Haine, Johns Hopkins Univ., Baltimore, MD
3:50 PM8.1Large-scale ocean circulation in the eddying regime: the effects of diffusivity, forcing, and geometry   wrf recording
Christopher L. Wolfe, SIO/Univ. Of California, La Jolla, CA; and P. Cessi
4:10 PM8.2Using Microwave Range Sensors for Long Term Remote Sensing of Ocean Surface Dynamics  extended abstract wrf recording
Robert Heitsenrether, NOAA/CO-OPS, Chesapeake, VA
 
4:30 PM-5:30 PM, Wednesday, Pinnacle BC
Joint Session 5 Haurwitz Lecture (Joint between the 17th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics and the 15th Conference on Middle Atmosphere)
4:30 PMLarge-scale atmospheric waves observed by TIMED/SABER   wrf recording
Rolando R. Garcia, NCAR, Boulder, CO
 
5:30 PM-7:30 PM, Wednesday, Atrium Lawn
17Fluid and 15Middle Joint Reception with Cash Bar
 
Thursday, 11 June 2009
8:00 AM-10:00 AM, Thursday, Pinnacle BC
Session 9 Vortex Dynamics I
Chair: Eric D. Maloney, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
8:00 AM9.1Tropical cyclogenesis in a tropical wave critical layer: Easterly waves   wrf recording
Timothy J. Dunkerton, NorthWest Research Associates, Redmond, WA; and M. T. Montgomery and Z. Wang
 Paper 9.2 moved. New paper number 4.2A  
8:20 AM9.2AInstabilities and oscillations accompanying boundary layer flow over a stratified cold pool: Numerical simulations of dynamics in the Arizona Meteor Crater  
David C. Fritts, NorthWest Research Associates, Inc., Colorado Research Associates Division, Boulder, CO; and D. Goldstein and T. Lund
8:40 AM9.3Hurricanes and Filaments in Diabatic Ekman Turbulence   wrf recording
David A. Schecter, NorthWest Research Associates, Redmond, WA; and T. J. Dunkerton
9:00 AM9.4Exponentially Unstable Edge Modes at Large Froude Number: the Inertial-Gravity-Edge Instability  
Christopher A. Jeffery, LANL, Los Alamos, NM
9:20 AM9.5Tropical cyclone resiliency in vertical shear flow   wrf recording
Paul D. Reasor, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL
9:40 AM9.6Evaluating the vertical structure of tangential winds in tropical cyclone simulations: comparison to observations and theory   wrf recording
Daniel P. Stern, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Miami, FL; and D. S. Nolan
 
10:00 AM-10:20 AM, Thursday, Stowe Room
Coffee Break
 
10:20 AM-12:20 PM, Thursday, Pinnacle BC
Session 10 Vortex Dynamics II
Organizer: Paul D. Reasor, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL
10:20 AM10.1Eddy-driven buoyancy gradients on eastern boundaries   wrf recording
Paola Cessi, SIO/Univ. Of California, La Jolla, CA; and C. L. Wolfe
10:40 AM10.2Resolution dependence of the tropopause inversion layer in an idealized modelling framework   wrf recording
Volkmar Wirth, Institute for Atmospheric Physics, Mainz, Germany; and A. Mueller
11:00 AM10.3Potential vorticity dynamics of submesoscale flows in the ocean   wrf recording
Leif N. Thomas, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
11:20 AM10.4Vortex intensification of tropopause polar cyclones   wrf recording
Steven M. Cavallo, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and G. J. Hakim
11:40 AM10.5A study of ocean spray effect on tropical cyclones dynamics   wrf recording
Yevgenii Rastigejev, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC; and Y. L. Lin
12:00 PM10.6Evolution of Multi-scale Vortex in the development of Hurricane Dolly (2008)  
Juan Fang, Nanjing University, China, Nanjing, China; and F. Zhang
 
12:20 PM-1:50 PM, Thursday
Lunch Break
 
1:50 PM-3:30 PM, Thursday, Pinnacle BC
Session 11 Mixing within the Ocean and Atmosphere
Chair: Paola Cessi, SIO/Univ. Of California, La Jolla, CA
1:50 PM11.1Lagrangian Coherent Structures and Turbulence Detection near the Hong Kong International Airport based on LIDAR Measurements  extended abstract wrf recording
Wenbo Tang, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; and G. Haller and P. W. Chan
2:10 PM11.2Quantifying robustness of mixing diagnostics inferred from satellite altimetry   wrf recording
Shane R. Keating, Courant Institute for Mathematical Sciences, New York University, New York, NY; and K. S. Smith
2:30 PM11.3New measures of mixing by eddies in the atmosphere and ocean  
Emily Shuckburgh, British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
2:50 PM11.4Geostrophic Eddy Mixing in the Southern Ocean  
Raffaele Ferrari, MIT, Cambridge, MA
3:10 PM11.5Convective and wind-driven turbulence at mixed layer fronts   wrf recording
John R. Taylor, MIT, Cambridge, MA; and R. Ferrari
 
3:30 PM-3:50 PM, Thursday, Stowe Room
Coffee Break
 
3:50 PM-4:30 PM, Thursday, Pinnacle BC
Session 12 Interactions Between Tropical Convection and the Large Scale Circulation I
Chair: Stefan N. Tulich, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO
3:50 PM12.1Idealized studies of the ITCZ and its multi-Level circulations   wrf recording
David S. Nolan, Univ. of Miami, Miami, FL; and S. W. Powell and C. Zhang
4:10 PM12.2Convectively Coupled Waves Propagating along an Equatorial ITCZ   wrf recording
Juliana Dias, Courant Institute of Mathematical Science, NYU, New York, NY; and O. Pauluis
 
4:30 PM-6:00 PM, Thursday, Stowe Room
Joint Poster Session 6 Modeling (Joint between the 17th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics and the 15th Conference on Middle Atmosphere)
Chair: Adam H. Sobel, Columbia University, New York, NY
 JP6.1Basin and channel contributions to a model antarctic circumpolar current  
Louis-Philippe Nadeau, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada; and D. Straub
 JP6.2Precipitation and its extremes under climate change  
Paul A. O'Gorman, MIT, Cambridge, MA; and T. Schneider
JP6.3Prediction of large-scale atmospheric flow using a mixture of empirical linear models  
Frank Kwasniok, University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom
 JP6.4Zonal jets and the wind-driven midlatitude ocean circulation  
Balasubramanya Nadiga, LANL, Los Alamos, NM; and D. Straub
 JP6.5Climate change in an idealized coupled general circulation model  
Timothy M. Merlis, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA; and T. Schneider
 JP6.6Understanding GCM predicted storm track changes under global warming  
Xiaoming Xia, SUNY, Stony Brook, NY; and E. Chang
 JP6.7The role of boundary layer processes in baroclinic eddy equilibration in a simple atmosphere-slab ocean coupled model  
Yang Zhang, MIT, Cambridge, MA; and P. H. Stone
 JP6.8Sensitivity to the vertical and meridional structure of the meridional temperature gradient in a three-layer quasigeostrophic turbulence model  
Erica M. Staehling, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; and I. M. Held and G. K. Vallis
 JP6.9Understanding Ocean Heat Uptake Using Simple Models and GCMs  
Peng Xie, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; and G. K. Vallis
 JP6.10Uncertainty in numerical modeling of deep moist convective processes: the role of microphysics  
Antonio Parodi, CIMA Research Foundation, Savona, Italy; and E. Fiori, L. Molini, and F. Siccardi
 JP6.11The climate and seasonal cycle on Titan: atmospheric dynamics and methane cycle  
Sonja D.B. Graves, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA; and T. Schneider and E. L. Schaller
 JP6.12The Tropopause Inversion Layer in baroclinic Life-cycle Experiments  
Andre Richard Erler, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; and V. Wirth
 JP6.13The role of the Altai-Sayan Mountains on the midwinter suppression of North Pacific storminess in a comprehensive climate model  
Hyo Seok Park, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
 JP6.14Multiple equilibria in an axisymmetric model of the tropical circulation with prognostic BL moisture  
Peng Xian, NRL, Monterey, CA; and R. L. Miller
 JP6.15Role of Continental-scale Landmass in Monsoonal and Global Precipitation Distribution  
Winston Chao, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD
 JP6.16Secondary instabilities in the breaking of inertia gravity waves  
Mark Furman, Goethe Universitšt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany; and U. Achatz
 JP6.17Circulation sensitivity to heating in an idealized model  
Pablo Zurita-Gotor, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
 JP6.18Role of sea ice feedbacks in climate changes simulated with an idealized GCM  
Ian Eisenman, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA; and T. Schneider
 
4:30 PM-6:00 PM, Thursday, Stowe Room
Joint Poster Session 7 Vortex Dynamics (Joint between the 17th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics and the 15th Conference on Middle Atmosphere)
Chair: Paul D. Reasor, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL
 JP7.1The detection and significance of diurnal pressure and Potential Vorticity anomalies east of the Rockies  
Yanping Li, Yale Univ., New Haven, CT; and R. B. Smith
 JP7.2The Influence of the QBO on Western North Pacific Tropical Cyclone Tracks  
Chang-Hoi Ho, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea; and H. S. Kim, J. H. Jeong, and S. W. Son
 JP7.3The dynamical response of the hurricane wind field to rainband heating  
Yumin Moon, University of Miami, Miami, FL; and D. S. Nolan
 JP7.4On the relative roles of vortex merger, axisymmetrization, diabatic heating, and mid-level moistening in tropical cyclogenesis  
David S. Nolan, Univ. of Miami, Miami, FL; and M. Iskandarani
 JP7.5Nonlinear Tropical Instability Waves  extended abstract
Cheng Zhou, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; and J. P. Boyd
 JP7.6A new look at hurricane intensity: perspectives from a dry and moist hurricane frameworks  
Agnieszka A. S. Mrowiec, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; and S. T. Garner and O. Pauluis
 JP7.7Spontaneous-adjustment emission of inertia-gravity waves by unsteady vortical motion in the hurricane core  
Eric Hendricks, NRL, Monterey, CA; and W. H. Schubert, S. R. Fulton, and B. D. McNoldy
 
4:30 PM-6:00 PM, Thursday, Stowe Room
Joint Poster Session 8 Mixing within the Ocean and Atmosphere (Joint between the 17th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics and the 15th Conference on Middle Atmosphere)
Organizer: Thomas W. N. Haine, Johns Hopkins Univ., Baltimore, MD
JP8.1Vertical structure of horizontal currents in global eddying OGCMs  
Robert Bruce Scott, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas, Austin, TX; and B. K. Arbic
 JP8.2Vertical transport due to submesoscale processes in the upper ocean  
Amit Tandon, Univ. of Massachusetts, North Dartmouth, MA; and A. Mahadevan
 JP8.4Saturation of the internal tides and induced mixing in the abyssal ocean  
Caroline Jane Muller, MIT, Cambridge, MA; and O. Buhler
 
Friday, 12 June 2009
8:00 AM-10:00 AM, Friday, Pinnacle BC
Session 13 Interactions Between Tropical Convection and the Large Scale Circulation II
Chair: William R. Boos, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
8:00 AM13.1Convectively-coupled gravity waves in the tropics   wrf recording
Stefan N. Tulich, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and G. Kiladis
8:20 AM13.2Gravity waves in shear and implications for organized convection   wrf recording
Samuel N. Stechmann, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA; and A. J. Majda
8:40 AM13.3Comparison of the analytical and numerical model for convectively coupled gravity waves   wrf recording
Zeljka Fuchs, University of Split, Split, Croatia; and S. L. Sessions and D. J. Raymond
9:00 AM13.4Horizontal scale selection associated with mesoscale gravity wave - convection coupling   wrf recording
Todd P. Lane, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia; and F. Zhang
9:20 AM13.5MJO sensitivity to basic state and parameterization in an atmospheric general circulation model   wrf recording
Eric D. Maloney, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and W. M. Hannah
9:40 AM13.6A simple dynamical model with features of convective momentum transport  
Andrew J. Majda, New York University, New York, NY; and S. N. Stechmann
 
10:00 AM-10:20 AM, Friday, Atrium
Coffee Break
 
10:20 AM-12:20 PM, Friday, Pinnacle BC
Session 14 Interactions between Tropical Convection and the Large Scale Circulation III
Chair: Samuel N. Stechmann, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
10:20 AM14.1Control of convective precipitation over warm tropical oceans   wrf recording
David J. Raymond, New Mexico Tech, Socorro, NM; and S. L. Sessions and Z. Fuchs
10:40 AM14.2Responses of cumulus ensembles to temperature and moisture perturbations  
Zhiming Kuang, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
11:00 AM14.3Multiple equilibria of the tropical atmosphere: from single columns to the Hadley circulation   wrf recording
Gilles Bellon, CNRM, Toulouse, France
11:20 AM14.4Multiple equilibria in a cumulus ensemble model employing the weak temperature gradient approximation  extended abstract wrf recording
Sharon L. Sessions, New Mexico Tech, Socorro, NM; and D. J. Raymond, A. H. Sobel, and S. Sugaya
11:40 AM14.5Mechanism of poleward propagating, intraseasonal convective anomalies in a model with explicit convection   wrf recording
William R. Boos, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; and Z. Kuang
12:00 PM14.6A new approach for large-scale tropical convective dynamics based on asymptotic nondivergence   wrf recording
Jun-Ichi Yano, CNRM, Toulouse, France, Toulouse, France; and M. Bonazolla, S. Mulet, K. Delayen, S. Hagas, and C. Zhang
 

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