Joint Session 1 Coupled Troposphere-Stratosphere: Dynamics

Tuesday, 9 June 2009: 8:00 AM-10:00 AM
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 )
Judith Perlwitz, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA-ESRL, Cires, Boulder, CO and George Kiladis, NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Physical Sciences Division R/PSD1, Boulder, CO
Peter Haynes, University of Cambridge, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, Cambridge

8:00 AM
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
Troposphere-stratosphere communication through local vertical waveguides
Terry Nathan, Univ. of California, Davis, CA; and D. Hodyss
8:40 AM
Stratospheric influences on tropospheric weather systems
Stephen J. Colucci, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
9:20 AM
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
Stratosphere-Troposphere Dynamical Coupling and Tropospheric Predictability
Clara Orbe, Columbia University, New York, NY; and E. P. Gerber and L. M. Polvani
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