Session 14 17th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics

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Monday, 8 June 2009

8:00 AM-10:00 AM: Monday, 8 June 2009

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Session 1
Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics Observations
Location: Pinnacle BC (Stoweflake Resort and Confernce Center)
Host: 17th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics
Chair: George Kiladis, NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory
8:00 AM
1.1
Quantifying baroclinic adjustment in the atmosphere from data
Noboru Nakamura, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
8:20 AM
1.2
Two Types of Baroclinic Life Cycles during the Southern Hemisphere Summer
Steven B. Feldstein, Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA; and W. Moon
8:40 AM
1.3
Tropopause-level Wave-guides
Olivia Martius, ETH, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland; and C. Schwierz and H. C. Davies

9:00 AM
1.4
On non-Gaussian sea surface height variability
Philip Sura, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

9:20 AM
1.5
9:40 AM
1.6
Simulations 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, 8 June 2009


Coffee Break
Location: Stowe Room (Stoweflake Resort and Confernce Center)

10:20 AM-12:20 PM: Monday, 8 June 2009

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Session 2
Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics Theory I
Location: Pinnacle BC (Stoweflake Resort and Confernce Center)
Host: 17th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics
Chair: Steven B. Feldstein, Pennsylvania State Univ.
10:20 AM
2.1
Nonequilibrium statistical mechanics of climate variability
Jeffrey B. Weiss, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

10:40 AM
2.2
Effective stratification for the dry and moist isentropic circulations
Olivier Pauluis, New York Univ., New York, NY; and F. Laliberte
11:20 AM
2.4
A field theoretical model of stationary atmospheric vortices
Florin Spineanu, National Institute of Laser, Plasma and Radiation Physics, Bucharest, Romania; and M. O. Vlad
11:40 AM
2.5
Effects of large-scale energy dissipation in geostrophic turbulence
Richard K. Scott, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, United Kingdom; and L. M. Polvani and T. J. Dunkerton
12:00 PM
2.6
Application of spontaneous imbalance theory to the problem of clear-air turbulence forecasting
John A. Knox, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA; and D. W. McCann and P. D. Williams

12:20 PM-1:50 PM: Monday, 8 June 2009


Lunch Break

1:50 PM-3:30 PM: Monday, 8 June 2009

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Session 3
Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics Theory II
Location: Pinnacle BC (Stoweflake Resort and Confernce Center)
Host: 17th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics
Chair: Olivier Pauluis, New York Univ.
1:50 PM
3.1
The general circulation of planetary atmospheres as turbulent equilibria
Brian Farrell, Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA; and P. J. Ioannou
2:10 PM
3.2
A baroclinic turbulence closure
Petros J. Ioannou, Univ. of Athens, Athens, Greece; and B. Farrell
2:30 PM
3.3
Finite Amplitude Equilibration of Baroclinic Waves on a Jet
Sukyoung Lee, Pennsylvania State Univ., Univ. Park, PA

2:50 PM
3.4
3:10 PM
3.5
Equilibration 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, 8 June 2009


Coffee Break
Location: Stowe Room (Stoweflake Resort and Confernce Center)

3:50 PM-4:30 PM: Monday, 8 June 2009

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Session 4
Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics Theory III
Location: Pinnacle BC (Stoweflake Resort and Confernce Center)
Host: 17th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics
Chair: David S. Nolan, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS
3:50 PM
4.1
Orographic Precipitation in the tropics: linear theory of triggered convection
Ronald B. Smith, Yale University, New Haven, CT; and D. J. Kirshbaum
4:10 PM
Paper 4.2 moved. New Paper number 9.2A

4:10 PM
4.2

4:30 PM-6:00 PM: Monday, 8 June 2009


Joint Poster Session 1
Theory
Location: Stowe Room (Stoweflake Resort and Confernce Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the 17th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics; and the 15th Conference on Middle Atmosphere )
Chair: Steven B. Feldstein, Pennsylvania State Univ.
JP1.1
Persistent multiple jets and the PV staircase
Changhyun Yoo, Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA; and S. Lee

JP1.3
Nonlinear stratified spindown over a sloping bottom
Jessica A. Benthuysen, WHOI, Woods Hole, MA; and L. N. Thomas

JP1.4
JP1.5
Dynamics of the tropopause
Pablo Zurita-Gotor, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain; and G. K. Vallis

JP1.6
Equatorial Mountain Torques and Large-Scale Mountain Flow Dynamics
Francois Lott, CNRS, Paris, France; and S. Mailler

JP1.7
A filtered model of tropical wave motions
Levi G. Silvers, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and W. H. Schubert, M. T. Masarik, and A. O. Gonzalez

JP1.8
Parameterization of baroclinic eddies in a channel model
Gavin Esler, University College London, London, United Kingdom

JP1.9
The 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

JP1.10
The role of non-quasigeostrophic forcing in the Southern Hemisphere blocking onsets
Li Dong, WindLogics Inc., Grand Rapids, MN; and S. J. Colucci

JP1.11
Barotropic Instability in the Caribbean and the Tropical East Pacific
Saska Gjorgjievska, New Mexico Tech, Socorro, NM; and D. Raymond

JP1.12
A 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

JP1.13
Balances on the planetary scale in the atmosphere
Stamen Dolaptchiev, Institut fuer Atmosphaere und Umwelt , Goethe-Universitaet Frankfurt, 60438 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

JP1.14
Baroclinic eddy equilibration under specified seasonal forcing
Yang Zhang, MIT, Cambridge, MA; and P. H. Stone

JP1.15
Moist convection and the thermal stratification of the extratropical troposphere
Tapio Schneider, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA; and P. A. O'Gorman

JP1.16 moved, new paper number J3.6

JP1.18
Moist baroclinic eddies as features of the dry and moist isentropic circulations in a warming climate
Frederic Laliberte, Univ. of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; and O. Pauluis

JP1.19
Generation mechanisms and scales of eddies on Jupiter
Junjun Liu, Caltech, Pasadena, CA; and T. Schneider

JP1.20
Understanding Tornadoes and Microbursts
Essam A. Farag, SNC-Lavalin Inc., Montreal, QC, Canada

Handout (484.6 kB)


Joint Poster Session 2
Observations
Location: Stowe Room (Stoweflake Resort and Confernce Center)
Hosts: (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
JP2.1
The Dynamics of the Pacific-North American Teleconnection Pattern
Christian Franzke, British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge, United Kingdom; and S. B. Feldstein and S. Lee

JP2.2
Dynamical feedbacks and the persistence of the NAO
Elizabeth A. Barnes, Fort Collins, CO; and D. L. Hartmann

Handout (761.5 kB)

JP2.3
The 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

JP2.4
The 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

JP2.5A
The role of tropical waves in the dynamics of the mesosphere
David A. Ortland, NorthWest Research Associates, Redmond, WA; and R. S. Lieberman, D. Riggin, and M. J. Alexander

JP2.6
Engineering an Effective and Economic Measurement of Atmospheric Stability
Richie Cotton, Renewable Energy Systems, Kings Langley, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

Handout (242.5 kB)

Tuesday, 9 June 2009

8:00 AM-10:00 AM: Tuesday, 9 June 2009

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Joint Session 1
Coupled Troposphere-Stratosphere: Dynamics
Location: Pinnacle BC (Stoweflake Resort and Confernce Center)
Hosts: (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 and NOAA-ESRL; George Kiladis, NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory
Chair: Peter Haynes, University of Cambridge
8:00 AM
J1.1
Characteristics 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 AM
J1.2
Troposphere-stratosphere communication through local vertical waveguides
Terry Nathan, Univ. of California, Davis, CA; and D. Hodyss
8:40 AM
J1.3
Stratospheric influences on tropospheric weather systems
Stephen J. Colucci, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
9:20 AM
J1.5
The role of eddies in driving the tropospheric response to stratospheric heating perturbations
Isla R. Simpson, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; and M. Blackburn, J. D. Haigh, and S. Sparrow
9:40 AM
J1.6
Stratosphere-Troposphere Dynamical Coupling and Tropospheric Predictability
Clara Orbe, Columbia University, New York, NY; and E. P. Gerber and L. M. Polvani

10:00 AM-10:20 AM: Tuesday, 9 June 2009


Coffee Break
Location: Stowe Room (Stoweflake Resort and Confernce Center)

10:20 AM-12:20 PM: Tuesday, 9 June 2009

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Joint Session 2
Coupled Troposphere-Stratosphere: Dynamics and Annular Modes
Location: Pinnacle BC (Stoweflake Resort and Confernce Center)
Hosts: (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 and NOAA-ESRL; George Kiladis, NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory
Chair: Matthew H. Hitchman, University of Wisconsin Madison
10:20 AM
J2.1
Advantages of a conservative coordinate system
Abraham Solomon, Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies, Calverton, MD; and N. Nakamura
10:40 AM
J2.2
11:00 AM
J2.3
A simplified annular mode index based on zonal-mean data
Mark P. Baldwin, Northwest Research Associates, Redmond, WA; and D. W. J. Thompson
11:20 AM
J2.4
Annular mode time scales and climate sensitivity in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fourth Assessment Report models
Edwin P. Gerber, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU, New York, NY; and L. M. Polvani and D. Ancukiewicz
11:40 AM
J2.5
Use of the fluctuation-dissipation theorem to predict tropospheric climate response
Fenwick C. Cooper, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom; and P. H. Haynes

12:20 PM-1:50 PM: Tuesday, 9 June 2009


Lunch Break

1:50 PM-3:30 PM: Tuesday, 9 June 2009

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Joint Session 3
Coupled Troposphere-Stratosphere: Upper Troposphere/Lower Stratosphere
Location: Pinnacle BC (Stoweflake Resort and Confernce Center)
Hosts: (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 and NOAA-ESRL; George Kiladis, NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory
Chair: Edwin P. Gerber, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU
1:50 PM
J3.1
Tropical cyclones and the Quasi-biennial Oscillation
Suzana J. Camargo, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Palisades, NY; and A. H. Sobel
2:10 PM
J3.2
Effect 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 PM
J3.3
Trends and variability in the upper troposphere/lower stratosphere 1990-2008: Insights from stratospheric water vapour
Peter H. Haynes, Univ. of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom; and S. Fueglistaler, Y. S. Liu, W. G. Read, G. Stiller, and A. J. Simmons
2:50 PM
JP3.4 Withdrawn

3:30 PM-3:50 PM: Tuesday, 9 June 2009


Coffee Break
Location: Stowe Room (Stoweflake Resort and Confernce Center)

3:50 PM-4:30 PM: Tuesday, 9 June 2009

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Joint Session 4
Internal Gravity Waves
Location: Pinnacle BC (Stoweflake Resort and Confernce Center)
Hosts: (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
Chair: M. Joan Alexander, NorthWest Research Associates
3:50 PM
J4.1
4:10 PM
J4.2
Generation of Inertia-Gravity Waves from Jets within vortex dipoles
Shuguang Wang, Columbia University, New York, NY; and F. Zhang

4:30 PM-6:00 PM: Tuesday, 9 June 2009


Poster Session 1
Mesoscale and Submesoscale Ocean Features
Location: Stowe Room (Stoweflake Resort and Confernce Center)
Host: 17th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics
Organizer: Thomas W. N. Haine, Johns Hopkins Univ.
P1.1
The turbulent equilibration of baroclinic jets: asymmetric jets and barotropic governor
Ben Willcocks, University College London, London, United Kingdom; and G. Esler

P1.2
Submesoscale coherent structures and SST gradient in ocean model simulations
Huei-Ping Huang, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; and E. Curchitser, A. Kaplan, and C. A. Edwards

Handout (50.3 kB)

P1.4
Impact 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


Joint Poster Session 3
Coupled Troposphere-Stratosphere
Location: Stowe Room (Stoweflake Resort and Confernce Center)
Hosts: (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 and NOAA-ESRL; George Kiladis, NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory
JP3.1
Northern Hemisphere Extratropical Tropopause in Radiosonde Data
Seok-woo Son, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada; and L. M. Polvani and J. Eckstein

J3.4
Effect 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

JP3.2
Influence 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

JP3.3
Modeling the coupled stratosphere-troposphere stationary wave response to climate change
Lei Wang, University of Toronto, Canada, Toronto, ON, Canada; and P. J. Kushner

JP3.4
Intra-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

JP3.5
JP3.6
The downward influence of stratospheric final warming events in an idealized model
Lantao Sun, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and W. A. Robinson


Joint Poster Session 4
Upper Troposphere/Lower Stratosphere and Middle Atmosphere
Location: Stowe Room (Stoweflake Resort and Confernce Center)
Hosts: (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 and NOAA-ESRL
JP4.2
Observed solar-cycle responses and trends in mesospheric water vapor
Ellis Remsberg, NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA

JP4.3
The 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

JP4.4
Analysis of Ultra-fast Kelvin Waves Simulated by Kyushu University GCM
Ying-Wen Chen, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan; and S. Miyahara

Handout (1.0 MB)

JP4.5
Diurnal wind variations observed by an MF radar at Syowa Antarctic Station
Yoshihiro Tomikawa, National Institute of Polar Research, Tokyo, Japan; and M. Tsutsumi

JP4.6
Current status of superconducting submillimeter-wave limb-emission sounder (SMILES)
Masato Shiotani, Kyoto University, Uji, Kyoto, Japan; and M. Takayanagi

JP4.7
Higher order approximation of ray theory applied to orographic gravity waves
Manuel Pulido, Universidad Nacional del Nordeste, Corrientes, Argentina; and C. Rodas

JP4.8
Studies of stratopause structure, evolution and transport from satellite data and new assimilation products
G.L. Manney, JPL & NMTech, Socorro, NM; and K. Krueger, M. 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 III

JP4.9
Tropical 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

JP4.10
Estimating gravity wave parameters with a genetic algorithm for realistic gravity wave drag profiles
Manuel Pulido, FaCENA, Universidad Nacional del Nordeste, Corrientes, Argentina; and S. Polavarapu, T. G. Shepherd, and J. Thuburn

JP4.11
Solar 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

JP4.12
Multiscale 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


Joint Poster Session 5
Interactions between Tropical Convection and the Large Scale Circulation
Location: Stowe Room (Stoweflake Resort and Confernce Center)
Hosts: (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
JP5.2
JP 5.4 has been moved. New paper number 6.2A

JP5.5
Idealized Walker circulations over a wide range of climates
Timothy M. Merlis, Princeton University and GFDL, Princeton, NJ; and T. Schneider

JP5.6
Forcing of Convectively Coupled Kelvin Waves by Extratropical Wave Activity
George Kiladis, NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO

Wednesday, 10 June 2009

8:00 AM-10:00 AM: Wednesday, 10 June 2009

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Session 5
Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics Modeling I
Location: Pinnacle BC (Stoweflake Resort and Confernce Center)
Host: 17th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics
Chair: Adam H. Sobel, Dept of Applied Mathematics and Applied Physics, and Dept. of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia Univ.
8:00 AM
5.1
Optimal width of hot spots for driving deep moist convective systems
Steven Sherwood, Yale University, New Haven, CT; and D. Gerstle and F. J. Robinson
8:20 AM
5.2
Does deep convection contain undiluted parcels?
David M. Romps, Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA; and Z. Kuang
8:40 AM
5.3
Radiatively generated vortical flows
Gregory J. Hakim, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
9:00 AM
5.4
Why is the Atlantic storm track stronger than its Pacific counterpart?
Edmund K. M. Chang, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY; and W. Lin
9:20 AM
5.5
Covariability of SST and surface heat fluxes in reanalyses and CMIP3 climate models
Bin Yu, AES, Toronto, ON, Canada; and W. Merryfield, G. Boer, and F. W. Zwiers
9:40 AM
5.6
New 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, 10 June 2009


Coffee Break
Location: Stowe Room (Stoweflake Resort and Confernce Center)

10:20 AM-12:20 PM: Wednesday, 10 June 2009

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Session 6
Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics Modeling II
Location: Pinnacle BC (Stoweflake Resort and Confernce Center)
Host: 17th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics
Chair: Edmund K. M. Chang, SUNY
10:20 AM
6.1
Meridional energy transport in the atmosphere-ocean system: theory and simulation
Geoffrey K. Vallis, Princeton Univ., Princeton, NJ; and R. Farneti
11:00 AM
6.2A
Dynamic and thermodynamic constraints on the response of tropical circulations to climate changes
Tapio Schneider, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA; and X. J. Levine
11:40 AM
6.4
The response of the hydrological cycle to climate change
Caroline Jane Muller, MIT, Cambridge, MA; and P. A. O'Gorman and L. E. Back
12:00 PM
6.5
12:20 PM
6.6

12:20 PM-1:50 PM: Wednesday, 10 June 2009


Lunch Break

1:50 PM-3:30 PM: Wednesday, 10 June 2009

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Session 7
Mesoscale and Sub-Mesoscale Oceanic Features I
Location: Pinnacle BC (Stoweflake Resort and Confernce Center)
Host: 17th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics
Organizer: Thomas W. N. Haine, Johns Hopkins Univ.
1:50 PM
7.1
The structure of geostrophic stirring in the oceanic submesoscale
K. Shafer Smith, New York Univ., New York, NY; and R. Ferrari
2:10 PM
7.2
Horizontal particle dispersion by random internal waves
Miranda Holmes-Cerfon, New York University, New York, NY; and O. Buhler
2:30 PM
7.3
Critical-layer isopycnal mixing and PV homogenization in the Southern Ocean
Ryan P. Abernathey, SIO/Univ. Of California, La Jolla, CA; and J. Marshall

2:50 PM
7.4
Mixing across unsteady jets
Andrew F. Thompson, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
3:10 PM
7.5
Eddy-mean flow interactions in western boundary current jets: theory and observations
Stephanie N. Waterman, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada; and S. R. Jayne and N. G. Hogg

3:30 PM-3:50 PM: Wednesday, 10 June 2009


Coffee Break
Location: Stowe Room (Stoweflake Resort and Confernce Center)

3:50 PM-4:30 PM: Wednesday, 10 June 2009

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Session 8
Mesoscale and Submesoscale Ocean Features II
Location: Pinnacle BC (Stoweflake Resort and Confernce Center)
Host: 17th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics
Organizer: Thomas W. N. Haine, Johns Hopkins Univ.
3:50 PM
8.1

4:30 PM-5:30 PM: Wednesday, 10 June 2009

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Joint Session 5
Haurwitz Lecture
Location: Pinnacle BC (Stoweflake Resort and Confernce Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the 17th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics; and the 15th Conference on Middle Atmosphere )

5:30 PM-7:30 PM: Wednesday, 10 June 2009


17Fluid and 15Middle Joint Reception with Cash Bar
Location: Atrium Lawn (Stoweflake Resort and Confernce Center)

Thursday, 11 June 2009

8:00 AM-10:00 AM: Thursday, 11 June 2009

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Session 9
Vortex Dynamics I
Location: Pinnacle BC (Stoweflake Resort and Confernce Center)
Host: 17th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics
Chair: Eric D. Maloney, Colorado State University
8:00 AM
9.1
Tropical cyclogenesis in a tropical wave critical layer: Easterly waves
Timothy J. Dunkerton, NorthWest Research Associates, Redmond, WA; and M. T. Montgomery and Z. Wang
8:20 AM
Paper 9.2 moved. New paper number 4.2A

8:20 AM
9.2A
Instabilities 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 AM
9.3
Hurricanes and Filaments in Diabatic Ekman Turbulence
David A. Schecter, NorthWest Research Associates, Redmond, WA; and T. J. Dunkerton
9:20 AM
9.5
Tropical cyclone resiliency in vertical shear flow
Paul D. Reasor, NOAA Hurricane Research Division, Miami, FL

10:00 AM-10:20 AM: Thursday, 11 June 2009


Coffee Break
Location: Stowe Room (Stoweflake Resort and Confernce Center)

10:20 AM-12:20 PM: Thursday, 11 June 2009

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Session 10
Vortex Dynamics II
Location: Pinnacle BC (Stoweflake Resort and Confernce Center)
Host: 17th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics
Organizer: Paul D. Reasor, NOAA Hurricane Research Division
10:20 AM
10.1
Eddy-driven buoyancy gradients on eastern boundaries
Paola Cessi, SIO/Univ. Of California, La Jolla, CA; and C. L. Wolfe
10:40 AM
10.2
Resolution dependence of the tropopause inversion layer in an idealized modelling framework
Volkmar Wirth, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Mainz, Germany; and A. Mueller
11:00 AM
10.3
11:20 AM
10.4
Vortex intensification of tropopause polar cyclones
Steven M. Cavallo, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and G. J. Hakim
11:40 AM
10.5
A study of ocean spray effect on tropical cyclones dynamics
Yevgenii Rastigejev, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC; and Y. L. Lin
12:00 PM
10.6
Evolution 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, 11 June 2009


Lunch Break

1:50 PM-3:30 PM: Thursday, 11 June 2009

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Session 11
Mixing within the Ocean and Atmosphere
Location: Pinnacle BC (Stoweflake Resort and Confernce Center)
Host: 17th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics
Chair: Paola Cessi, SIO
2:10 PM
11.2
Quantifying robustness of mixing diagnostics inferred from satellite altimetry
Shane R. Keating, Courant Institute for Mathematical Sciences, New York University, New York, NY; and K. S. Smith
2:30 PM
11.3
New measures of mixing by eddies in the atmosphere and ocean
Emily Shuckburgh, British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

2:50 PM
11.4
Geostrophic Eddy Mixing in the Southern Ocean
Raffaele Ferrari, MIT, Cambridge, MA

3:10 PM
11.5
Convective and wind-driven turbulence at mixed layer fronts
John R. Taylor, MIT, Cambridge, MA; and R. Ferrari

3:30 PM-3:50 PM: Thursday, 11 June 2009


Coffee Break
Location: Stowe Room (Stoweflake Resort and Confernce Center)

3:50 PM-4:30 PM: Thursday, 11 June 2009

Recording files available
Session 12
Interactions Between Tropical Convection and the Large Scale Circulation I
Location: Pinnacle BC (Stoweflake Resort and Confernce Center)
Host: 17th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics
Chair: Stefan N. Tulich, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado
3:50 PM
12.1
Idealized studies of the ITCZ and its multi-Level circulations
David S. Nolan, Univ. of Miami, Miami, FL; and S. W. Powell and C. Zhang
4:10 PM
12.2

4:30 PM-6:00 PM: Thursday, 11 June 2009


Joint Poster Session 6
Modeling
Location: Stowe Room (Stoweflake Resort and Confernce Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the 17th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics; and the 15th Conference on Middle Atmosphere )
Chair: Adam H. Sobel, Columbia Univ.
JP6.1
Basin and channel contributions to a model antarctic circumpolar current
Louis-Philippe Nadeau, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada; and D. Straub

JP6.2
Precipitation and its extremes under climate change
Paul A. O'Gorman, MIT, Cambridge, MA; and T. Schneider

JP6.4
Zonal jets and the wind-driven midlatitude ocean circulation
Balasubramanya Nadiga, LANL, Los Alamos, NM; and D. Straub

JP6.5
Climate change in an idealized coupled general circulation model
Timothy M. Merlis, Princeton University and GFDL, Princeton, NJ; and T. Schneider

JP6.6
Understanding GCM predicted storm track changes under global warming
Xiaoming Xia, SUNY, Stony Brook, NY; and E. Chang

JP6.8
JP6.9
Understanding Ocean Heat Uptake Using Simple Models and GCMs
Peng Xie, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; and G. K. Vallis

JP6.10
Uncertainty 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

JP6.11
The 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

JP6.12
The Tropopause Inversion Layer in baroclinic Life-cycle Experiments
Andre Richard Erler, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; and V. Wirth

JP6.16
Secondary instabilities in the breaking of inertia gravity waves
Mark Furman, Goethe Universit├Ąt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany; and U. Achatz

JP6.17
Circulation sensitivity to heating in an idealized model
Pablo Zurita-Gotor, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain

JP6.18
Role of sea ice feedbacks in climate changes simulated with an idealized GCM
Ian Eisenman, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA; and T. Schneider


Joint Poster Session 7
Vortex Dynamics
Location: Stowe Room (Stoweflake Resort and Confernce Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the 17th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics; and the 15th Conference on Middle Atmosphere )
Chair: Paul D. Reasor, NOAA Hurricane Research Division
JP7.2
The Influence of the QBO on Western North Pacific Tropical Cyclone Tracks
Chang-Hoi Ho, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, Republic of (South); and H. S. Kim, J. H. Jeong, and S. W. Son

JP7.3
The dynamical response of the hurricane wind field to rainband heating
Yumin Moon, University of Miami, Miami, FL; and D. S. Nolan

JP7.5
Nonlinear Tropical Instability Waves
Cheng Zhou, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; and J. P. Boyd

Handout (851.5 kB)

JP7.6
A new look at hurricane intensity: perspectives from a dry and moist hurricane frameworks
Agnieszka A. Smith-Mrowiec, NASA GISS / Columbia University, New York, NY; and S. T. Garner and O. Pauluis

JP7.7
Spontaneous-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


Joint Poster Session 8
Mixing within the Ocean and Atmosphere
Location: Stowe Room (Stoweflake Resort and Confernce Center)
Hosts: (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.
JP8.2
Vertical transport due to submesoscale processes in the upper ocean
Amit Tandon, Univ. of Massachusetts, North Dartmouth, MA; and A. Mahadevan

JP8.4
Saturation of the internal tides and induced mixing in the abyssal ocean
Caroline Jane Muller, NOAA/GFDL, Princeton, NJ; and O. Buhler

Friday, 12 June 2009

8:00 AM-10:00 AM: Friday, 12 June 2009

Recording files available
Session 13
Interactions Between Tropical Convection and the Large Scale Circulation II
Location: Pinnacle BC (Stoweflake Resort and Confernce Center)
Host: 17th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics
Chair: William R. Boos, Yale Univ.
8:00 AM
13.1
Convectively-coupled gravity waves in the tropics
Stefan N. Tulich, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and G. Kiladis
8:20 AM
13.2
Gravity waves in shear and implications for organized convection
Samuel N. Stechmann, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA; and A. J. Majda
8:40 AM
13.3
Comparison of the analytical and numerical model for convectively coupled gravity waves
Zeljka Fuchs, University of Split, Split, Croatia; and S. L. Sessions and D. J. Raymond
9:00 AM
13.4
Horizontal scale selection associated with mesoscale gravity wave - convection coupling
Todd P. Lane, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia; and F. Zhang
9:20 AM
13.5
MJO sensitivity to basic state and parameterization in an atmospheric general circulation model
Eric D. Maloney, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and W. M. Hannah
9:40 AM
13.6
A 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, 12 June 2009


Coffee Break
Location: Atrium (Stoweflake Resort and Confernce Center)

10:20 AM-12:20 PM: Friday, 12 June 2009

Recording files available
Session 14
Interactions between Tropical Convection and the Large Scale Circulation III
Location: Pinnacle BC (Stoweflake Resort and Confernce Center)
Host: 17th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics
Chair: Samuel N. Stechmann, University of Wisconsin-Madison
10:20 AM
14.1
Control of convective precipitation over warm tropical oceans
David J. Raymond, New Mexico Tech, Socorro, NM; and S. L. Sessions and Z. Fuchs
10:40 AM
14.2
Responses of cumulus ensembles to temperature and moisture perturbations
Zhiming Kuang, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

11:20 AM
14.4
Multiple equilibria in a cumulus ensemble model employing the weak temperature gradient approximation
Sharon L. Sessions, New Mexico Tech, Socorro, NM; and D. J. Raymond, A. H. Sobel, and S. Sugaya
12:00 PM
14.6
A new approach for large-scale tropical convective dynamics based on asymptotic nondivergence
Jun-Ichi Yano, CNRM, Toulouse, France, Toulouse, France; and M. Bonazolla, S. Mulet, K. Delayen, S. Hagas, and C. Zhang