Session 17 Techniques and Sensitivity Analysis of Numerical Simulations of Storms

Friday, 11 November 2016: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Pavilion Ballroom (Hilton Portland )
Host: 28th Conference on Severe Local Storms
Therese Ladwig, NOAA/ESRL/GSD and CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO

8:30 AM
Exploring the Sensitivity of Convection Initiation to Grid Spacing in Convection-Allowing NAM Simulations
Eli J. Dennis, Pennsylvania State Univ., Univ. Park, PA; and Y. Richardson, D. J. Stensrud, P. Markowski, M. Colbert, E. Rogers, and E. Aligo
8:45 AM
Exploring the Sensitivity of Convective Storm Characteristics, Dynamics, and Evolution to Grid Spacing in Convection-allowing NAM Simulations
Michael Colbert, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA; and P. Markowski, D. J. Stensrud, Y. Richardson, E. J. Dennis, E. Rogers, and E. Aligo
9:15 AM
A Lagrangian Perspective on Convective Downdrafts
Giuseppe Torri, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; and Z. Kuang
9:30 AM
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