Session 9D Convection I

Wednesday, 30 April 2008: 8:00 AM-9:45 AM
Palms I (Wyndham Orlando Resort)
Host: 28th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology
Edward J. Zipser, University of Utah, Dept. of Meteorology, Salt Lake City, UT

8:15 AM
A modified precipitation efficiency and its application on warm rain processes
Chung-Hsiung Sui, National Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan; and X. Li and M. J. Yang
8:30 AM
The influence of vertical wind shear on deep convection in the tropics
Ulrike Wissmeier, Department of Physics, University of Munich, Munich, Germany; and R. A. Goler
8:45 AM
Spectral retrieval of latent heating profiles from TRMM PR Data: Comparisons of lookup tables from two- and three-dimensional simulations
Shoichi Shige, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan; and Y. N. Takayabu, S. Kida, W. K. Tao, and X. Zeng
9:00 AM
Polarimetric radar analysis of convection in northwestern Mexico
Timothy J. Lang, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and A. Rowe, S. A. Rutledge, and R. Cifelli
9:15 AM
Predecessor rain events in tropical cyclones
Matthew R. Cote, University at Albany/SUNY, Albany, NY; and L. F. Bosart, D. Keyser, and M. L. Jurewicz Sr.
9:30 AM
The QBO's influence on lightning production in the Tropics
Celina A. Hernandez, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and C. Schumacher
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