17th Conference on Middle Atmosphere

Program Chair: Lorenzo M. Polvani , Columbia University

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Sunday, 16 June 2013

5:00 PM-7:00 PM: Sunday, 16 June 2013


Registration
Location: Touro Room (The Hotel Viking)

Monday, 17 June 2013

7:30 AM-5:30 PM: Monday, 17 June 2013


Session
Registration
Host: 17th Conference on Middle Atmosphere

Registration
Location: Touro Room (The Hotel Viking)

8:45 AM-10:00 AM: Monday, 17 June 2013

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Session 1
The mesosphere
Location: Viking Salons DE (The Hotel Viking)
Host: 17th Conference on Middle Atmosphere
  9:00 AM
1.3
Dynamical control of the mesosphere by gravity wave drag
Charles McLandress, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; and J. F. Scinocca, T. G. Shepherd, M. C. Reader, and G. L. Manney
  9:15 AM
1.4
Subseasonal Variability of Water Vapor in the Upper Stratosphere/ Lower Mesosphere Over Northern Europe in Winter 2009/2010 – Case Study
Dieter H. W. Peters, Univ. of Rostock, Kühlungsborn, Mecklenburg, Germany; and K. Hallgreen, F. J. Luebken, and P. Hartogh
  9:45 AM
1.6
The Impact of Upper Atmosphere on Lower Atmosphere in NEMS WAM Model
Jun Wang, EMC, Riverdale Park, MD; and S. Moorthi, H. M. H. Juang, M. Iredell, M. Rancic, R. A. Akmaev, T. Fuller-Rowell, F. Wu, and C. S. Long

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Monday, 17 June 2013


Coffee Break
Location: Viking Foyer (The Hotel Viking)

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 17 June 2013

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Session 2
Climate Change in the Middle Atmosphere
Location: Viking Salons DE (The Hotel Viking)
Host: 17th Conference on Middle Atmosphere
  10:30 AM
2.1
The mystery of recent stratospheric temperature trends
David W. J. Thompson, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO; and D. Seidel, W. J. Randel, C. Z. Zou, A. H. Butler, R. Lin, C. Long, C. A. Mears, and A. Osso

  11:15 AM
2.4
Seasonality in Future Tropical Lower Stratospheric Temperature Trends
Lei Wang, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; and D. W. Waugh
  11:30 AM
2.5
Impacts of future composition changes on stratospheric radiative damping rates in the UM-UKCA model
Peter Hitchcock, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom; and A. C. Maycock
  11:45 AM
2.6

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Monday, 17 June 2013


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Monday, 17 June 2013

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Joint Session 1
Stratospheric Ozone and Climate Change I (joint with AOFD)
Location: Viking Salons ABC (The Hotel Viking)
Hosts: (Joint between the 17th Conference on Middle Atmosphere; and the 19th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics )
Chair: Karen L. Smith, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
  1:30 PM
J1.1
Quantifying the Austral Jet Stream Response to Stratospheric Ozone and Greenhouse Gases
Edwin P. Gerber, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York, NY; and S. W. Son
  1:45 PM
J1.2
Delayed Southern Hemisphere climate change induced by stratospheric ozone recovery as seen in the CMIP5 models
Elizabeth A. Barnes, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and N. W. Barnes and L. M. Polvani
  2:00 PM
J1.3
Influence of the Antarctic Ozone Hole on Seasonal Changes in Climate in the Southern Hemisphere
Justin Bandoro, MIT, Cambridge, MA; and S. Solomon, D. W. J. Thompson, A. Donohoe, and B. D. Santer
  2:15 PM
J1.4
The Ozone Hole Indirect Effect: Cloud-Radiative Anomalies Accompanying the Poleward Shift of the Eddy-Driven Jet in the Southern Hemisphere
Kevin M. Grise, Columbia University, Palisades, NY; and L. M. Polvani, G. Tselioudis, Y. Wu, and M. D. Zelinka
  2:30 PM
J1.5
Inter-annual variation of the Antarctic ozone hole and its impact of Southern Hemisphere climate
Seok-Woo Son, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea; and A. Purich, H. Hendon, and B. M. Kim

  2:45 PM
J1.6

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Monday, 17 June 2013


Coffee Break
Location: Viking Foyer (The Hotel Viking)

3:30 PM-5:00 PM: Monday, 17 June 2013

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Joint Session 2
Stratospheric Ozone and Climate Change II (joint with AOFD)
Location: Viking Salons ABC (The Hotel Viking)
Hosts: (Joint between the 19th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics; and the 17th Conference on Middle Atmosphere )
Chair: Diane J. Ivy, MIT
  3:30 PM
J2.1
  4:00 PM
J2.3
Mitigation of 21st century Antarctic sea ice loss by stratospheric ozone recovery
Karen L. Smith, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Palisades, NY; and L. Polvani and D. R. Marsh
  4:30 PM
J2.5
Impact of Ozone depletion on Antarctic surface climate
Francis Codron, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France; and M. Saint-Lu
  4:45 PM
J2.6
The Importance of the Montreal Protocol in Protecting the Earth's Hydroclimate
Yutian Wu, New York University, New York, NY; and L. Polvani and R. Seager

5:00 PM-7:00 PM: Monday, 17 June 2013


Poster Session 3a
Middle Atmosphere Posters
Location: Bellevue Ballroom (The Hotel Viking)
Host: 17th Conference on Middle Atmosphere
Chair: Lorenzo M. Polvani, Columbia University
 
Poster 27 has been moved. New presentation number 7.2A

 
28
Sensitivity of a middle atmosphere GCM to consistent scale-interaction of parameterized orographic gravity waves
Benjamin Wolf, University Rostock, Kühlungsborn, Germany; and E. Becker

 
31
On the application of WKB theory for the simulation of the weakly nonlinear dynamics of gravity waves
Jewgenija Muraschko, Goethe Universität, Frankfurt am Main, Germany; and M. D. Fruman, U. Achatz, S. Hickel, and Y. Toledo

 
33
The Surface Impacts of Arctic Stratospheric Ozone Variability
Karen L. Smith, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Palisades, NY; and L. Polvani and G. J. P. Correa

 
Poster 34 has been moved. New presentation number 7.1A

 
35
Time dependence of the regional surface response to a Grand Solar Minimum in a climate model
Amanda C. Maycock, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom; and S. Ineson, L. J. Gray, A. Scaife, J. Anstey, and M. Lockwood

 
36
A study of the tidal periodicity of gravity wave energy in the mesosphere observed with MF radar at Poker Flat, Alaska
Takenari Kinoshita, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Koganei, Tokyo, Japan; and Y. Murayama and S. Kawamura

 
37
Program of the Antarctic Syowa MST/IS Radar (PANSY)
Kaoru Sato, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan; and M. Tsutsumi, T. Sato, T. Nakamura, A. Saito, Y. Tomikawa, K. Nishimura, M. Kohma, H. Yamagishi, and T. Yamanouchi

 
38
Latest BrO and HO2 observations from the EOS Microwave Limb Sounder
Luis F. Millan, JPL, Pasadena,, CA; and N. Livesey, S. Wang, W. G. Read, and D. Kinnison

 
39
Southern Hemisphere Stationary Wave Response to Changes of Ozone and Greenhouse Gases
Lei Wang, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; and P. J. Kushner and D. W. Waugh

 
41
Diurnal Ozone Variations in the Stratosphere Revealed in Observations from the Superconducting Submillimeter-Wave Limb-Emission Sounder (SMILES) on Board the International Space Station (ISS)
Takatoshi Sakazaki, Kyoto University, Uji, Japan; and M. Fujiwara, C. Mitsuda, K. Imai, N. Manago, Y. Naito, T. Nakamura, H. Akiyoshi, D. Kinnison, T. Sano, M. Suzuki, and M. Shiotani

 
Poster 42 has been moved. New presentation number 5.6A

 
43
On the signatures of equatorial and extratropical wave forcing in tropical tropopause layer temperatures
Kevin M. Grise, Columbia University, Palisades, NY; and D. W. J. Thompson

 
44
Water Vapor in the Boreal Summer TTL: Effects of Microphysics and Convective Injection
Leonhard Pfister, NASA, Moffett Field, CA; and E. Jensen, R. Ueyama, E. Atlas, and M. Navarro

 
45
Thermal characteristics of the cold-point tropopause in CMIP5 models
Joowan Kim, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada; and K. M. Grise and S. W. Son

 
46
Modulation of Tropical Tropopause Layer Characteristics by the Madden-Julian Oscillation during the DYNAMO/AMIE Field Campaigns
Erin L. Dagg, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and T. Birner and R. H. Johnson

 
47
The impact of short timescale temperature fluctuations on dehydration in the TTL
Yu Sue Liu, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, United Kingdom; and S. Fueglistaler

 
48
Using Frequency Distributions of OSIRIS Ozone Observations to Characterize Stratosphere-Troposphere Exchange
Barbara Winter, McGill Univ., Montreal, QC, Canada; and M. S. Bourqui

 
53
Hemispheric (a-)symmetries in lower stratospheric dynamics and tracers
Felix Ploeger, FZ Juelich, Juelich, Germany; and S. Fueglistaler

 
55
 
57
Origin of the Seasonal Variation of Total Column Ozone in High Northern Latitudes
John C. Gille, Univ. of Colorado/NCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. Karol, D. Kinnison, B. Nardi, and V. Yudin

Tuesday, 18 June 2013

7:30 AM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 18 June 2013


Registration
Location: Touro Room (The Hotel Viking)

8:00 AM-10:00 AM: Tuesday, 18 June 2013

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Joint Session 3
A Celebration of the Accomplishments and Contributions of Isaac Held I
Location: Viking Salons ABC (The Hotel Viking)
Hosts: (Joint between the 19th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics; and the 17th Conference on Middle Atmosphere )
Chair: Edmund K. M. Chang, Stony Brook University
  8:00 AM
J3.1
The Height of the Midlatitude Tropopause: The Role of Moisture
Yutian Wu, New York University, New York, NY; and O. Pauluis
  8:15 AM
J3.2
Factors Controlling the Gross Moist Stability of Tropical Convection
David Raymond, New Mexico Tech, Socorro, NM; and S. Gjorgjievska, S. Sessions, and Z. Fuchs
  8:30 AM
J3.3
  9:00 AM
J3.5
Pseudomomentum and breaking of Rossby waves
Noboru Nakamura, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

  9:30 AM
J3.7
Precipitation change under global warming and interpreting the rich-get-richer effect: issues at regional scales and large event sizes
J. David Neelin, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA; and B. Langenbrunner, J. Meyerson, S. Sahany, C. Chou, and S. N. Stechmann
  9:45 AM
J3.8
Using a hierarchy of climate models to assess predictability on decadal timescales
Ramalingam Saravanan, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and X. Zhu, P. Chang, and L. Ji

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Tuesday, 18 June 2013


Coffee Break
Location: Viking Foyer (The Hotel Viking)

10:30 AM-12:15 PM: Tuesday, 18 June 2013

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Joint Session 4
A Celebration of the Accomplishments and Contributions of Isaac Held II
Location: Viking Salons ABC (The Hotel Viking)
Hosts: (Joint between the 17th Conference on Middle Atmosphere; and the 19th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics )
Chair: Tapio Schneider, ETH
  10:30 AM
J4.1
The mobile NAO
Gudrun Magnusdottir, Univ. of California, Irvine, CA; and H. Stern, X. Tian, Y. H. Wang, and Y. Yu

  10:45 AM
J4.2
The Structure of the Eddy Diffusivity in Atmospheric Transport
Gang Chen, Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY; and R. A. Plumb
  11:00 AM
J4.3
Rossby wave modes and eddy momentum flux
Lei Wang, Univ. of Chicago, Chicago, IL; and N. Nakamura
  11:15 AM
J4.4
Spontaneous superrotation and the role of Kelvin waves in an idealized dry GCM
Samuel F. Potter, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; and G. K. Vallis and J. L. Mitchell
  11:30 AM
J4.5
  11:45 AM
J4.6
How well do we understand the motion of mid-latitude surface cyclones relative to the mean flow ?
Gwendal Riviere, CNRM-GAME, Toulouse, France; and J. B. Gilet, L. Oruba, G. Lapeyre, P. Arbogast, and K. Maynard
  12:00 PM
J4.7
Determination of tropopause height and structure in idealized model simulations
Pablo Zurita-Gotor, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain; and G. K. Vallis

12:15 PM-1:30 PM: Tuesday, 18 June 2013


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Tuesday, 18 June 2013

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Session 3
Stratospheric Sudden Warmings
Location: Viking Salons DE (The Hotel Viking)
Host: 17th Conference on Middle Atmosphere
  2:00 PM
3.3
  2:30 PM
3.5
The Onset of Vortex-splitting Sudden Stratospheric Warming in a Global Shallow Water Model
Yu Sue Liu, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, United Kingdom; and R. K. Scott

  2:45 PM
3.6
Stratospheric sudden warmings as self-tuning resonances
Gavin Esler, University College, London, United Kingdom; and J. Matthewman

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Tuesday, 18 June 2013


Coffee Break
Location: Viking Foyer (The Hotel Viking)

3:30 PM-4:30 PM: Tuesday, 18 June 2013

Wednesday, 19 June 2013

7:30 AM-5:30 PM: Wednesday, 19 June 2013


Registration
Location: Touro Room (The Hotel Viking)

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Wednesday, 19 June 2013

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Session 5
The Upper Troposphere/Lower Stratosphere (UT/LS)
Location: Viking Salons DE (The Hotel Viking)
Host: 17th Conference on Middle Atmosphere
  9:00 AM
5.3
  9:15 AM
5.4
Seasonal Ventilation of the Stratosphere: Robust Diagnostics from One-Way Flux Distributions
Clara Orbe, Columbia Univ., New York, NY; and M. Holzer, L. Polvani, D. W. Waugh, F. Li, L. Oman, and P. A. Newman
  9:30 AM
5.5
A linked climatology of ozone profiles and tropopause height
Viktoria Sofieva, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland; and J. Tamminen, E. Kyrölä, T. Mielonen, J. P. Veefkind, B. Hassler, and G. Bodeker
  9:45 AM
5.6A
(Formerly Poster 42) Convectively Injected Water Vapor in the Asian and North American Monsoon Anticyclones observed with the Aura Microwave Limb Sounder
Michael J. Schwartz, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and W. G. Read, M. L. Santee, N. J. Livesey, L. Froidevaux, A. Lambert, and G. L. Manney

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Wednesday, 19 June 2013


Coffee Break
Location: Viking Foyer (The Hotel Viking)

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Wednesday, 19 June 2013

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Session 6
The Tropical Tropopause Layer (TTL)
Location: Viking Salons DE (The Hotel Viking)
Host: 17th Conference on Middle Atmosphere
  11:00 AM
6.3
Cirrus, transport and mixing in the tropical tropopause layer
Tra Dinh, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; and S. Fueglistaler
  11:30 AM
6.5
Distribution of air mass origins and TTL water vapor during the Fall 2011 ATTREX deployment
Rei Ueyama, NASA, Moffett Field, CA; and L. Pfister, E. Jensen, G. S. Diskin, T. P. Bui, D. L. Hlavka, E. Atlas, S. Woods, T. Thornberry, and A. W. Rollins
  11:45 AM
6.6
The Climatology of Vertical Mixing in the Tropical Tropopause Layer
Thomas Flannaghan, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; and S. Fueglistaler

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Wednesday, 19 June 2013


Lunch Break

Lunch Break

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Wednesday, 19 June 2013

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Session 7
Middle Atmosphere Dynamics and Transport
Location: Viking Salons DE (The Hotel Viking)
Host: 17th Conference on Middle Atmosphere
  1:30 PM
7.1A
  1:45 PM
7.2A
Time-Resolving Model For Gravity Waves In Non-Uniformly Stratified Atmosphere (Formerly Poster 27)
Chen Wei, New York University, New York, NY; and O. Buhler and E. G. Tabak

Handout (445.4 kB) Handout (845.2 kB)

  2:00 PM
7.3
Assessing the mean atmospheric circulation with non-ideal winds
Almut Gassmann, Leibniz-Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Kuehlungsborn, Germany
  2:30 PM
7.5
Do climate models ever simulate stratospheric water vapour changes comparable to the post-2000 drop?
Amanda C. Maycock, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom; and C. Cagnazzo, R. W. Portmann, S. C. Hardiman, V. Eyring, and I. Cionni

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Wednesday, 19 June 2013


Coffee Break
Location: Viking Foyer (The Hotel Viking)

3:30 PM-5:30 PM: Wednesday, 19 June 2013

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Joint Session 5
Troposphere-Stratosphere Dynamical Coupling (joint with AOFD)
Location: Viking Salons DE (The Hotel Viking)
Hosts: (Joint between the 17th Conference on Middle Atmosphere; and the 19th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics )
Chair: Amanda C. Maycock, University of Cambridge
  3:30 PM
J5.1
The transient response of the troposphere to an imposed stratospheric zonal force
Joseph Kidston, Univ. of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia

  3:45 PM
J5.2
Interplay between radiative base state and dynamics in a dry GCM
Martin Jucker, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; and S. Fueglistaler and G. K. Vallis

  4:00 PM
J5.3
  4:15 PM
J5.4
The role of tropospheric synoptic eddies in stratosphere—troposphere coupling
Daniela I.V. Domeisen, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany; and L. Sun and G. Chen
  4:30 PM
J5.5
  5:00 PM
J5.7
Stratospheric annular modes and stratosphere-troposphere coupling in CMIP5 models
Robert X. Black, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and Y. Y. Lee and B. A. McDaniel

  5:15 PM
J5.8

6:00 PM-8:00 PM: Wednesday, 19 June 2013

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Session 11
Banquet with Bernhard Haurwitz Memorial Lecture
Location: Viking Salons ABC (The Hotel Viking)
Hosts: (Joint between the 19th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics; and the 17th Conference on Middle Atmosphere )
  6:00 PM
11.1

Thursday, 20 June 2013

7:30 AM-5:30 PM: Thursday, 20 June 2013


Registration
Location: Touro Room (The Hotel Viking)

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Thursday, 20 June 2013

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Session 8
The Brewer-Dobson Circulation
Location: Viking Salons DE (The Hotel Viking)
Host: 17th Conference on Middle Atmosphere
  8:30 AM
8.1
A formulation of three-dimensional Transformed Eulerian-Mean equations applicable to both Rossby waves and gravity waves
Takenari Kinoshita, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Koganei, Tokyo, Japan; and K. Sato
  8:45 AM
8.2
A New Method to Estimate Three-Dimensional Residual Mean Circulation in the Middle Atmosphere
Kaoru Sato, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan; and T. Kinoshita and K. Okamoto
  9:00 AM
8.3
Large scale constraints on stratospheric wave forcing: Implications for Downward Control
Naftali Cohen, Courant Institute, New York, NY; and E. P. Gerber and O. Buhler
  9:15 AM
8.4
  9:30 AM
8.5
How can we best “observe” changes in the Brewer-Dobson circulation?
Eric A. Ray, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and F. Moore and K. H. Rosenlof
  9:45 AM
8.6
The impact of changes in the strength of the Brewer-Dobson circulation on water entering the stratosphere
Stephan Fueglistaler, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; and Y. S. Liu, T. Flannaghan, F. Ploeger, and P. H. Haynes

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Thursday, 20 June 2013


Coffee Break
Location: Viking Foyer (The Hotel Viking)

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Thursday, 20 June 2013

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Session 9
ENSO and the QBO
Location: Viking Salons DE (The Hotel Viking)
Host: 17th Conference on Middle Atmosphere
  10:45 AM
9.2
Net influence of an internally–generated QBO on modeled stratospheric climate and chemistry
Margaret M. Hurwitz, Morgan State University, Greenbelt, MD; and L. D. Oman, P. A. Newman, and I. S. Song

  11:15 AM
9.6
The Effect of ENSO and the Madden-Julian Oscillation on Stratospheric Sudden Warmings
Chaim I. Garfinkel, Johns Hopkins Univ., Baltimore, MD; and D. W. Waugh, A. H. Butler, S. B. Feldstein, M. M. Hurwitz, C. Yoo, L. M. Polvani, and S. Lee

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Thursday, 20 June 2013


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Thursday, 20 June 2013

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Session 10
Gravity Waves
Location: Viking Salons DE (The Hotel Viking)
Host: 17th Conference on Middle Atmosphere
  1:45 PM
10.2
DNS and LES of inertia-gravity wave breaking
Mark D. Fruman, Goethe Universität, Frankfurt am Main, Germany; and S. Remmler, U. Achatz, S. Hickel, and F. Rieper
  2:00 PM
10.3
  2:15 PM
10.4
  2:30 PM
10.5
Mountain Waves Observed with AIRS above Islands in the Southern Ocean: Seasonal, Interannual, and Latitudinal Variations
M. Joan Alexander, NorthWest Research Associates, Boulder, CO; and A. Grimsdell

Handout (25.2 MB)

  2:45 PM
10.6
DEEPWAVE_NZ: deep vertically propagating waves over New Zealand
Ronald Smith, Yale Univ., New Haven, CT; and J. D. Doyle, D. C. Fritts, and S. Eckermann

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Thursday, 20 June 2013


Coffee Break
Location: Viking Foyer (The Hotel Viking)

Friday, 21 June 2013

7:30 AM-3:00 PM: Friday, 21 June 2013


Registration
Location: Touro Room (The Hotel Viking)

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Friday, 21 June 2013


Coffee Break
Location: Viking Foyer (The Hotel Viking)

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Friday, 21 June 2013


Lunch Break