26th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology

Poster Session 1: Posters

Wednesday, 5 May 2004: 1:30 PM
Richelieu Room (Deauville Beach Resort)
What are the Dominant Mode and Cause of the Interannual Variability of the Asian-Australian monsoon?
Bin Wang, IPRC University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI; and X. Fu and T. Li

Verification of tropical cyclone genesis forecasts from the TPC's Tropical Analysis and Forecast Branch (TAFB)
Daniel P. Brown, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/TPC, Miami, FL; and R. Molleda and R. J. Pasch

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Various applications on tropical convective systems using a cloud resolving model (CRM)
Chung-Lin Shie, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt and Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD; and W. K. Tao and J. Simpson


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Validation and improvement of moist physical processes in a GCM
Jui-Lin F. Li, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and L. Takacs, A. Hou, and W. S. Olson


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Tropical cyclones in the Australian region: modeling future climate
Lance M. Leslie, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and B. W. Buckley, M. Leplastrier, and M. S. Speer

Tropical cyclone multiple eyewall characteristics
Jeffrey D. Hawkins, NRL, Monterey, CA; and M. Helveston

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Tropical cyclone analysis techniques from QuikSCAT NRCS, wind and ambiguity data and microwave imagery
Roger T. Edson, Anteon Corporation, University of Guam, Mangilao, Guam

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Toward an objective satellite-based algorithm to provide real-time estimates of TC intensity using integrated multispectral (IR and MW) observations
Christopher S. Velden, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. P. Kossin, T. L. Olander, D. Herndon, A. J. Wimmers, R. Wacker, K. F. Brueske, B. W. Kabat, J. D. Hawkins, R. T. Edson, and M. DeMaria

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Tornadic outbreaks associated with landfalling hurricanes in the Atlantic basin
Stephanie M. Nordin, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and L. M. Leslie and H. E. Brooks

Three or four vortexes afectation to the Mexican Republic
Enrique Buendía, Centro de Ciencias de la Atmósfera, UNAM, México, D. F., Mexico; and F. J. Villicaña and E. Azpra

The sensitivity of modeled hurricanes to the distribution of vertical sigma levels
F. Carroll Dougherty, Univ. of South Alabama, Mobile, AL; and S. K. Kimball

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The role of intraseasonal wave activity in the onset and active-break phases of the Indian monsoon
George N. Kiladis, NOAA/AL, Boulder, CO; and M. K. Flatau and P. J. Flatau

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The maintenance of a MCC across Northern Africa: A case study and analysis relating to moisture variables and fluxes
Katie E. Robertson, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and Y. -. L. Lin

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The effects of COADS and other historical accounts of tropical cyclones on the Atlantic Basin Hurricane Re-analysis Project for the years 1935 to 1939
David A. Glenn, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS; and C. W. Landsea and J. C. Rodgers III

The diurnal cycle of the West African monsoon in observations and numerical model analyses
Doug J. Parker, University of Leeds, UK, Leeds, United Kingdom

The development of a new validation technique for tropical cyclone rainfall
Robert Rogers, NOAA/AOML/HRD, Miami, FL; and F. D. Marks Jr., T. P. Marchok, and R. Tuleya

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The Advanced Objective Dvorak Technique (AODT): Latest Upgrades and Future Directions
Timothy Olander, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and C. S. Velden and J. P. Kossin

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Subtropical jet disturbances as initiators of convection during BAMEX
Lance F. Bosart, University at Albany/SUNY, Albany, NY; and T. J. Galarneau Jr.

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Studies on secondary eyewall formation
Wesley D. Terwey, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

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Strong Updraft Feature Associated with Hurricane Earl During Landfall
Barry C. Roberts, NASA/MSFC, Huntsville, AL; and K. R. Knupp

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Statistical forecasting of Pacific and Indian Ocean tropical cyclone intensity using 19-, 37-, and 85- GHz brightness temperatures
Daniel J. Cecil, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and T. A. Jones, J. A. Knaff, and M. DeMaria

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Simulations of Hurricane Isabel (2003) in the WRF, GFDL, and ZETAC models
David S. Nolan, RSMAS/University of Miami, Miami, FL; and M. A. Bender, T. P. Marchok, S. T. Garner, and C. L. Kerr

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Severe Thunderstorms over northeastern Queensland on 19 January 2001
Seoleun Shin, Meteorological Institute, University of Munich, Munich, Germany; and R. K. Smith and J. Callaghan

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Seasonal to decadal variability of vertical shear over the tropical Atlantic
Anantha R. Aiyyer, SUNY, Albany, NY; and C. D. Thorncroft

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Seasonal Rainfall Variability within the West African Monsoon System
Robert F. Adler, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and G. Gu

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Sea Surface Temperature, Cloud-Radiative Forcing, and Tropical Convection
Changhai Liu, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and M. W. Moncrieff

Saharan Air Layer interaction with Hurricane Claudette (2003)
Gabriel S. Rothman, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX; and C. -. B. Chang and T. E. Gill

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Roof Damage Issues in Hurricanes
Timothy P. Marshall, Haag Engineering Co., Carrolloton, TX

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Roll vortices in the hurricane boundary layer

Role of tropical cyclones in large-scale momentum, heat, and moisture budgets
Andrew S. Levine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI; and K. P. Hamilton

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Research on cyclones : Météo-France La Réunion activities
S. Westrelin, Météo-France, La Réunion, France; and D. Barbary, M. Bessafi, F. Chane-Ming, R. Lee-Ah-Siem, and J. M. Willemet

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Re-examining tropical plumes and subtropical jet streaks
Peter Knippertz, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. R. Mecikalski

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Radiative energy budget of African Monsoons: NASA CERES observations versus NOAA NCEP Reanalysis 2 data
Takmeng Wong, NASA/LaRC, Hampton, VA; and G. L. Smith and T. D. Bess

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Numerical model validation of summer trade-wind conditions on Maui
Dana L. Carlis, NOAA and Howard University, Washington, DC; and Y. L. Chen and V. R. Morris

Nile Delta Storm :Tropical Cyclone Occurence Recurving Transition
Therese Schneck, Consulting Engineer, Puteaux La Defense, Paris, France

Modification of an airborne gust probe for hurricane boundary layer research
Jeffrey R. French, NOAA/ARL, Idaho Falls, ID; and R. Johnson, S. Beard, and T. Crawford

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Mid-Level Instrusion and Warm Core Structure in Hurricane Bonnie (1998) During Landfall
Gerald M. Heymsfield, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and J. Halverson

Low Frequency Oscillations in Assimilated Global Datasets Using TRMM Rainfall Observations
Li Tao, Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China; and S. Yang, Z. Zhang, A. Hou, and W. S. Olson

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Large-scale meteorology and deep convection during TRMM KWAJEX
Adam H. Sobel, Columbia University, New York, NY; and S. E. Yuter, C. S. Bretherton, and G. N. Kiladis

Kinematical characteristics of the tropical storm Juliette
Carlos López Carrillo, New Mexico Tech, Socorro, NM

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ITCZ breakdown in three dimensional flows
Chia-chi Wang, University of California, Irvine, CA; and G. Magnusdottir

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Tropical cyclone intensity estimation by TRMM/TMI microwave radiometer data
Tetsuo Nakazawa, MRI, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; and S. Hoshino

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Influence of vertical wind shear on the initial vortex formation of tropical cyclone
Masuo Nakano, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan; and K. Nakajima

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Inferring convective momentum fluxes within satellite data
John R. Mecikalski, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL

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Important role of air-sea coupling on the realistic simulation of intraseasonal oscillation
Xiouhua Fu, IPRC, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI; and B. Wang

Eyewall boundary layer structure in Hurricanes Fabian and Isabel
Peter G. Black, NOAA/AOML/HRD, Miami, FL; and E. W. Uhlhorn, J. F. Gamache, W. D. Ramstrom, K. Emanuel, D. Esteban Fernandez, J. Carswell, and P. Chang

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Evaluation of the performance of an inland wind decay model during Hurricane Isabel (2003)
John Kaplan, NOAA/AOML, Miami, FL; and J. P. Dunion and P. P. Dodge

Evaluation of a new high-resolution version of the GFDL/URI coupled hurricane model
Isaac Ginis, University of Rhode Island, Narragansett, RI; and B. Thomas and M. A. Bender

Estimates of turbulent fluxes from high rate aircraft data during EPIC
S. Abarca, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico; and G. B. Raga and D. Baumgardner

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ENSO and NAO signals on the Isthmus of Tehuantepec winds
Rosario Romero-Centeno, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico; and J. Zavala-Hidalgo and G. B. Raga

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Effects of sea spray on the simulation of hurricanes using LES-based parameterizations
William M. Frank, Penn State University, University Park, PA; and J. C. Wyngaard, Y. C. Kwon, and M. Kelly

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Effect of meridional variations of moist static energy on mixed Rossby-gravity waves
G. Louis Smith, National Institute of Aerospace, Hampton, VA; and J. Srinivasan

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Doppler-observed and model-simulated low-level wind surges in Hurricane Danny's (1997) eye wall
Keith G. Blackwell, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL; and S. K. Kimball and A. Montoya

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Development and Initial Deployment of an Omnidirectional Pressure-Sphere Anemometer for Observing Winds and Turbulence in Tropical Cyclones
Richard M. Eckman, NOAA/ARL, Idaho Falls, ID; and R. J. Dobosy, T. Strong, and D. L. Auble

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Damping and pumping of a vortex Rossby wave in a monotonic cyclone: critical layer stirring versus inertia-buoyancy wave emission
David A. Schecter, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and M. T. Montgomery

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Critical wind speeds to upset two styles of ambulances and a large city bus
Thomas W. Schmidlin, Kent State University, Kent, OH; and B. Hammer, P. S. King, L. S. Miller, G. Thumann, and H. Wetherington

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Consistency check of drop size distribution in rain retrievals with a combination of TRMM Microwave Imager and Precipitation Radar observations
Shoichi Shige, Japan Exploration Agency, Tokyo, Japan; and S. Shimizu, N. Takahashi, T. Iguchi, T. Kozu, and K. Okamoto

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Comparison of GPS-sonde observations and surface data: An update
Samuel H. Houston, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI; and P. P. Dodge Jr.

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Climatology of heavy rainfall associated with tropical cyclones affecting the central Appalachians
James Hudgins, NOAA/NWSFO, Blacksburg, VA; and S. Keighton, K. Kostura, and J. Jackson

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Building Damage Issues in Hurricanes
Timothy P. Marshall, Haag Engineering Co., Carrolloton, TX

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An investigation of the extratropical transition of Hurricane  Erin (2001) using the global model of the German Weather service
Matthias Röbcke, University of Munich, Munich, Germany; and S. C. Jones and D. Majewski

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Precipitation distribution associated with landfalling tropical cyclones
Eyad H. Atallah, University at Albany/SUNY, Albany, NY; and L. F. Bosart

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Amazon Basin precipitation intensity in the Community Atmospheric Model
Charlotte A. DeMott, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and D. A. Randall

A systemic analysis of multiscale convective variability in the tropics
Wen-wen Tung, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and M. W. Moncrieff and J. Gao

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A numerical study of the effects of shallow convection on tropical-cyclone intensification
Nguyen Van Sang, University of Munich, Munich, Germany; and R. K. Smith

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A numerical case study of wet vs. dry regimes in the West African Sahel
Charles J. Alonge, University at Albany/SUNY, Albany, NY; and K. I. Mohr and W. -. K. Tao

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A Method of Applying Quikscat Data for Tropical Cyclone Initialization
Chi-Sann Liou, NRL, Monterey, CA; and Y. Jin

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A Decision Tree to Assess Forecast Track Confidence for Landfalling Gulf of Mexico Tropical Cyclones
Lance T. Wood, NOAA/NWSFO, Houston/Galveston, TX; and W. Read and G. Hafele

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A climatology of convective activity in the western end of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec
Keila Sosa, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico; and F. Oropeza, G. B. Raga, and G. Gomez

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A Climatological Study on the Landfalling Tropical Cyclones of Bangladesh
Tanveerul Islam, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, FL; and R. E. Peterson

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2001–2003 Real-time use of cyclone phase diagrams to improve structural diagnosis and forecasting
Robert E. Hart, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and J. L. Evans

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A simulation of hurricane Isidore (2002) using MM5
Diana Pozo, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico; and I. Borrajero and G. B. Raga

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High Resolution Observations of Boundary Layer Structures in Isabel at Landfall
Joshua Wurman, Center for Severe Weather Research, Boulder, CO

Seasonal prediction of Accumulated Cyclone Energy in the North Atlantic (Formerly Paper Number 11C.3)
Adam S. Lea, University College London, Dorking, Surrey, United Kingdom; and M. A. Saunders

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Usage of drifting buoys data to monitor Tropical Cyclones in the SouthWest Indian Ocean
Philippe Caroff, Météo-France, La Réuion, France; and A. C. Fontan

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The eyewall evolution and intensity change in a landfalling typhoon (Formerly Paper Number 12A.1)
Hsiu-Ju Cheng, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan; and C. C. Wu and Y. Wang

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The preliminary analysis of the dropsonde data from DOTSTAR and their impact on the typhoon track forecasts (Formerly Paper Number 6C.2)
Wei-Peng Huang, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan; and C. C. Wu, P. H. Lin, S. D. Aberson, and K. C. Hsu

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