Session 9A Tropical Cyclogenesis I: Role of African Easterly Waves

Wednesday, 30 April 2008: 8:00 AM-9:45 AM
Palms GF (Wyndham Orlando Resort)
Host: 28th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology
Jiann-Gwo Jiing, NHC, Miami, FL

8:00 AM
8:15 AM
Nonlinear structure and evolution of African easterly waves
Nathan R. Hardin, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695-8208, NC
8:30 AM
Tropical cyclogenesis in a tropical wave critical layer: Easterly waves
Timothy J. Dunkerton, NorthWest Research Associates, Bellevue, WA; and M. T. Montgomery and Z. Wang

9:00 AM
High-resolution simulation of the genesis of Hurricane Danielle (2004)
Xuejin Zhang, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and L. Xie, M. L. Diaz, and F. H. M. Semazzi
9:15 AM
On The Formation of Hurricane Katrina (2005)
Yi Jin, NRL, Monterey, CA; and M. S. Peng and H. Jin
9:30 AM
Can rapidly developing African easterly waves be distinguished by their satellite signatures over West Africa?
Michael W. Douglas, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and J. F. Mejia and K. Knapp

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