Session 4A Variability and Change in Jets and Storm Tracks—Part I

Tuesday, 8 January 2019: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
North 121BC (Phoenix Convention Center - West and North Buildings)
Host: 32nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Walter Robinson, North Carolina State Univ., Department of Marine, Earth, & Atmospheric Sciences, Raleigh, NC

8:30 AM
Lower-Latitude Linkages to Two Intense Arctic Cyclones in Early June 2018
Lance F. Bosart, Univ. at Albany, SUNY, Albany, NY; and K. A. Biernat, D. Keyser, and S. M. Cavallo
8:45 AM
A Predictability Study of a Polar Low Linked to a Tropopause Polar Vortex
Kevin A. Biernat, Univ. at Albany, SUNY, Albany, NY; and D. Keyser, L. F. Bosart, and S. M. Cavallo
9:00 AM
The Forcing of the Preferred Positions of the Atlantic Eddy-Driven Jet: Importance of Orography and SSTs
Rachel H. White, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and A. Sheshadri and C. Hilgenbrink

9:15 AM
Quantifying Storm-Track Variability and Impacts Using Accumulated Cyclone Track Activity
Edmund K. M. Chang, Stony Brook Univ., SUNY, Stony Brook, NY; and A. M. W. Yau

9:30 AM
Storm Track Shifts Induced by Regional Stationary Wave Interference
Mingyu Park, The Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA; and S. Lee
9:45 AM
Blocking Identification Based on the Kinematic Vorticity Number and Its Link to the Point Vortex Model
Lisa Schielicke, Freie Universitaet Berlin, Berlin, Germany; and M. Hirt, A. Müller, P. Nevir, and J. Dahl
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