Session 5 Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics Modeling I

Wednesday, 10 June 2009: 8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Pinnacle BC (Stoweflake Resort and Confernce Center)
Host: 17th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics
Adam H. Sobel, Dept of Applied Mathematics and Applied Physics, and Dept. of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia Univ.

8:00 AM
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
Does deep convection contain undiluted parcels?
David M. Romps, Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA; and Z. Kuang
8:40 AM
Radiatively generated vortical flows
Gregory J. Hakim, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
9:00 AM
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
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
New algorithms for low frequency climate response
Rafail V. Abramov, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL; and A. J. Majda

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