Session 16A Tropical Climatology and Climate Change II

Friday, 14 May 2010: 10:15 AM-12:00 PM
Arizona Ballroom 6 (JW MArriott Starr Pass Resort)
Host: 29th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology
Morris A. Bender, NOAA/GFDL, Gfdl, Princeton, NJ

10:15 AM
States of Tropical Convection and their Relationship to SST Variability
Christian Jakob, Monash University, Melbourne., Victoria, Australia; and M. S. Singh and C. Schumacher
10:30 AM
An objective climatology of tropical plumes
Luise Froehlich, Univ. of Cologne, Cologne, Germany; and P. Knippertz and A. H. Fink

10:45 AM
Historical contribution of African dust outbreaks to northern tropical Atlantic temperatures
Amato Evan, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; and S. Mukhopadhyay
11:00 AM
Spatio-temporal variability of aerosol in the tropics and its relationship with the hydrological cycle
Manuel D. Zuluaga, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and C. D. Hoyos, P. J. Webster, and J. A. Curry

11:30 AM
The Neutral Phases of ENSO: Are They Really Neutral?
Scott Melaragno, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; and J. Lin and E. Fraza

11:45 AM
Climate mechanisms responsible for the dramatic decline in global tropical cyclone activity
Ryan N. Maue, Florida State University & Naval Research Laboratory - Monterey, Tallahassee, FL

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