Session 5 Mountain Waves and Airflow Dynamics

Tuesday, 14 July 2020: 10:55 AM-11:25 AM
Virtual Meeting Room
Host: 19th Conference on Mountain Meteorology
Johnathan J. Metz, University of Washington, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Seattle, WA and James D Doyle, University of Washington, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Seattle, WA

During the scheduled session time, the link to the GoToWebinar for the live session will be available on this page. During the live session, each presenter will present a summary slide and field questions 5 minutes. Attendees encouraged to ask questions in the Q&A chat box associated with each abstract (click on the title to access) so that all attendees can see the question. You can also ask your question using the question feature in GoToWebinar but other attendees will not be able to see the question. To best prepare for the live session, please click on the abstract titles below to view prerecorded presentation videos and supplemental information as well ask questions/interact with presenters in the Q&A chat box.

10:55 AM
Sensitivity of Mountain Waves and Lee-Side Winds to Upstream Conditions
James D. Doyle, NRL, Monterey, CA; and Q. Jiang and C. Amerault
11:00 AM
Is Nonlinearity Important in Non-Breaking Mountain Waves?
Johnathan J. Metz, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and D. R. Durran
11:05 AM
The Dynamical Connection between Hydraulic Control and Wave Radiation Aloft in Stratified Airflow over Mountain Ridges
Arjun Jagannathan, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA; and K. Winters and L. Armi
11:10 AM
A Method to Validate Simulated Mountain Wave Impacts on Hub-Height Wind Speed Using SoDAR Observations
Geng Xia, National Wind Technology Center /National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Boulder, CO; and C. Draxl, A. Raghavendra, and J. K. Lundquist
11:15 AM
Are Downslope Windstorms More Predictable When There Is a Mean-State Critical Level?
Dale R. Durran, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and J. J. Metz
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