Session 9 Stratospheric Warmings

Thursday, 11 June 2009: 8:20 AM-10:00 AM
Pinnacle A (Stoweflake Resort and Confernce Center)
Host: 15th Conference on Middle Atmosphere
Judith Perlwitz, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Cires, Boulder, CO
Dieter Peters, IAP - Leibniz-Institut für Atmosphärenphysik der Universität Rostock e.V., Kühlungsborn

8:20 AM
A vortex dynamics perspective on stratospheric sudden warmings: the resonant excitation theory
N. Joss Matthewman, University College London (UCL), London, United Kingdom; and J. G. Esler
8:40 AM
Blocking precursors to stratospheric sudden warming events
Olivia Martius, ETH, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland; and L. M. Polvani, M. Croci-Maspoli, and H. C. Davies
9:00 AM
The Extreme Major Stratospheric sudden Warming of January 2009
Paul A. Newman, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and E. R. Nash
9:20 AM
The Great Stratospheric Warming of 2009
Craig S. Long, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC, Camp Springs, MD; and S. Zhou and M. LHeureux
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