Joint Session 2 Coupled Troposphere-Stratosphere: Dynamics and Annular Modes

Tuesday, 9 June 2009: 10:20 AM-12:20 PM
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
Matthew H. Hitchman, University of Wisconsin Madison, University of Wisconsin Madison Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Middle Atmosphere Research Group, Madison, WI

10:20 AM
Advantages of a conservative coordinate system
Abraham Solomon, Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies, Calverton, MD; and N. Nakamura
10:40 AM
11:00 AM
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
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
Use of the fluctuation-dissipation theorem to predict tropospheric climate response
Fenwick C. Cooper, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom; and P. H. Haynes
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