27th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology

Session 6D

 Monsoons II
 Chair: Peter J. Webster, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
10:30 AM6D.1A new conceptual model for the meridional circulation of the West African monsoon  
Chidong Zhang, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Miami, FL; and P. Woodworth
10:45 AM6D.2The onset of the West African monsoon: A numerical study  extended abstract wrf recording
Samson M. Hagos, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York; and K. H. Cook
11:00 AM6D.3The development of intense convective systems in West Africa in wet and dry years, 1998-2005  
Karen I. Mohr, University at Albany, SUNY, Albany, NY; and C. Thorncroft
11:15 AM6D.4Rainfall types and associated vertical stability-shear weather regimes during the 2002 West African monsoon season  
Andreas H. Fink, University of Cologne, Köln, Germany; and V. Ermert and D. G. Vincent
11:30 AM6D.5Nocturnal Stratiform Cloudiness and the Structure of the Atmosphere during the West African Summer Monsoon  
Jon M. Schrage, Creighton Univ., Omaha, NE; and S. Augustyn and A. H. Fink
11:45 AM6D.6An unusual dry-season precipitation event over West Africa: The role of an extratropical upper-level disturbance for the heat low and a surge in the monsoonal southwesterlies  extended abstract wrf recording
Peter Knippertz, University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany; and A. H. Fink

Tuesday, 25 April 2006: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM, Regency Grand BR 1-3

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