27th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology

Session 11D

  Special Session: Diurnal Variability of Precipitation - Global Observations I
 Chair: Song Yang, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, Greenbelt, MD
8:00 AMWelcoming Remarks  
8:05 AM11D.2Diurnal variation of tropical rain revealed by TRMM  
Kenji Nakamura, Hydrospheric Atmospheric Research Center, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan
8:30 AM11D.3Diurnal Variability of Precipitation: Multiple Modes & Ambiguities  
Eric A. Smith, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and S. Yang
8:45 AM11D.4Ensemble Spatial-Temporal Characteristics of Rainfall Diurnal Cycle from TRMM  
Song Yang, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, Greenbelt, MD; and E. A. Smith
9:00 AM11D.5Eight Years of TRMM Data: Exploring Regional Mechanisms Behind the Diurnal Cycle  
Stephen W. Nesbitt, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and R. Cifelli, S. A. Rutledge, C. Liu, and E. J. Zipser
9:15 AM11D.6Diurnal Cycle of Tropical Deep Convection and Anvil Clouds: Global Distribution Using 6 years of TRMM radar and IR data  extended abstract wrf recording
Chuntao Liu, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and E. Zipser
9:30 AM11D.7Physical processes controlling warm-season precipitation diurnal cycle in the central U.S  
Junhong Wang, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and A. Dai, D. Parsons, and X. Z. Liang
9:45 AM11D.8Satellite Estimates of the Diurnal Cycle of Precipitation  
Andrew J. Negri, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and R. F. Adler and M. Manyin

Thursday, 27 April 2006: 8:00 AM-10:00 AM, Regency Grand BR 1-3

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