27th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology

Session 10D

 Tropical Convection IV
 Chair: Stefan N. Tulich, NOAA/CIRES/CDC, Boulder, CO
3:30 PM10D.1Spectral retrieval of latent heating profiles from TRMM PR data.: Algorithm improvement and heating estimates over tropical ocean regions  extended abstract wrf recording
Shoichi Shige, Osaka Prefecture Univ., Sakai, Osaka, Japan; and Y. N. Takayabu, W. -. K. Tao, and C. L. Shie
3:45 PM10D.2Relating radar-derived cloud populations and the vertical structure of heating in equatorial waves  extended abstract wrf recording
Andrew D. Denno, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND
4:00 PM10D.3Vertical distributions of clouds and radiative heating rates in the tropical western Pacific   wrf recording
James H. Mather, PNNL, Richland, WA; and S. A. McFarlane
4:15 PM10D.4A statistical study on the relationship between rain top heights and lightning activity over the global tropics utilizing TRMM PR2A25 and LIS data  
Yukari N. Takayabu, University of Tokyo/ Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan; and C. Yokoyama and T. Ushio
4:30 PM10D.5Estimation of precipitation and latent heating distributions in tropical convection from a combined analysis of passive microwave and spaceborne radar observations  extended abstract
William S. Olson, JCET/Univ of Maryland, Greenbelt, MD; and M. Grecu, C. L. Shie, and S. A. Braun
4:45 PM10D.6Simulated convective systems using a cloud resolving model: Impact of large-scale temperature and moisture forcing using observations and GEOS-3 reanalysis  extended abstract wrf recording
Chung-Lin Shie, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt and Univ. of Maryland, Greenbelt, MD; and W. K. Tao, A. Y. Hou, and X. Lin
10D.7Application of a new multiscale data assimilation: Estimation of local aerosol fluxes on a two-dimensional atmospheric boundary  
Yu Zou, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Wednesday, 26 April 2006: 3:30 PM-5:15 PM, Big Sur

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