Session 5 Internal Gravity Waves: Observations

Wednesday, 10 June 2009: 8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Pinnacle A (Stoweflake Resort and Confernce Center)
Host: 15th Conference on Middle Atmosphere
Judith Perlwitz, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA-ESRL, Cires, Boulder, CO and M. Joan Alexander, NorthWest Research Associates, Colorado Research Associates, Boulder, CO
Charles McLandress, University of Toronto, Department of Physics, Toronto, ON

8:00 AM
Quantifying gravity waves and turbulence in the stratosphere using satellite measurements of stellar scintillation
Viktoria Sofieva, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland; and A. S. Gurvich and F. Dalaudier
8:20 AM
Aircraft measurements and numerical simulations of gravity waves in the extratropical UTLS region during the START08 field campaign
Fuqing Zhang, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA; and M. Zhang, K. P. Bowman, L. Pan, and E. Atlas

8:40 AM
South Georgia Island Wave Patterns Observed in the Stratosphere via Satellite
M. Joan Alexander, NorthWest Research Associates, Boulder, CO; and S. D. Eckermann, D. Broutman, and J. Ma
9:00 AM
The High-Altitude Southern-Scandinavian Mountain Wave of 14 January 2003
Stephen D. Eckermann, NRL, Washington, DC; and J. Ma, D. Broutman, D. L. Wu, M. J. Alexander, L. Coy, J. Doyle, T. F. Hogan, B. N. Lawrence, and A. Stephens

9:40 AM
Energy flux diagnosis of secondary mountain wave generation
Bryan Woods, Yale University, New Haven, CT; and R. B. Smith and J. D. Doyle
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