Session 12D Convection I

Thursday, 13 May 2010: 8:00 AM-9:45 AM
Tucson Salon A-C (JW MArriott Starr Pass Resort)
Host: 29th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology
Larissa E. Back, University of Wisconsin- Madison, Dept. of Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences, Madison, WI

8:00 AM
What do cloud-resolving models tell us about critical phenomena in atmospheric precipitation?
Steven K. Krueger, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and A. Kochanski
8:15 AM
Multiple equilibria in a cloud resolving model
Sharon L. Sessions, New Mexico Tech, Socorro, NM; and S. Sugaya, D. J. Raymond, and A. H. Sobel
8:30 AM
8:45 AM
Grid-scale instabilities in a popular cumulus parametrization masked by numerical dissipation
Ian Ross, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada; and B. Khouider and N. A. McFarlane
9:00 AM
A density current parameterization coupled with Emanuel's convection Scheme
Jean Yves Grandpeix, Laboratoire de Météorologie Dynamique, Paris, France; and J. P. Lafore, R. Roehrig, and F. Cheruy
9:15 AM
9:30 AM
The variable gross moist stability
Zhiming Kuang, Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA; and J. A. Andersen
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