Poster Session P1 Poster Session I

Tuesday, 1 April 2014: 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Golden Ballroom (Town and Country Resort )
Host: 31st Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology

Vertical Shift of Stable Layers under the Different MJO Phases
Kunio Yoneyama, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC), Yokosuka, Japan

Heating experiments in CAM4 and the role of the background environment in MJO propagation
Fiaz Ahmed, Texas A&M University, Bryan, TX; and C. Schumacher

Stochastic Forcings Associated with MJO Initiation during DYNAMO
Leslie M. Hartten, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/AL, Boulder, CO; and C. Penland

Handout (12.2 MB)

Intraseasonal Forecasting of the Madden-Julian Oscillation and Tropical Cyclone 05
Xiaodong Hong, NRL, Monterey, CA; and C. A. Reynolds, J. Doyle, P. May, S. Chen, M. Flatau, and L. W. O'Neill

Characteristics of satellite derived Latent Heating variability associated with the MJO over the Indian and West Pacific Ocean
Hannah C. Barnes, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and R. A. Houze Jr. and M. Zuluaga

Nonlinear traveling wave solution for the MJO skeleton model
Shengqian Chen, University of Wisconsin at Madison, Madison, WI; and S. N. Stechmann

Handout (152.2 kB)

Rainfall and Convection Asymmetries of Tropical Cyclones from TRMM Precipitation Radar Observations
Haiyan Jiang, Florida International University, Miami, FL; and Y. Pei and J. Zagrodnik

The Walker Circulation and the MJO Skeleton: Comparison of Model and Observations
H. Reed Ogrosky, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI; and S. Stechmann

Climatological analysis of tropical cyclone eye and inner-core structure from a global satellite-based passive microwave dataset
Joshua Cossuth, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL; and R. E. Hart, J. Hawkins, C. Velden, and A. Wimmers

Global Tropical Cyclone Storm Size and Environmental Pressure Climatology using CFSR
Jason Butke, AIR Worldwide Corp, Boston, MA; and P. J. Sousounis and K. A. Hill

Initial condition sensitivity of the structure of Hurricane Irene (2011)
Jason W. Godwin, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Miami, FL; and S. J. Majumdar

Further Development and Applications of an Efficient and Configurable Vortex Initialization Technique
Brian McNoldy, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Miami, FL; and E. Hendricks, E. Rappin, S. J. Majumdar, D. Nolan, and J. D. Doyle

Evaluation of Tropical Intraseasonal Variability and Moist Processes in NOGAPS Analyses and Short-term Forecasts
Weiwei Li, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL; and Z. Wang, M. Peng, and J. A. Ridout

Taiwan Local Circulation with Mountain Effect during Cold Surge Period
Chi-Chang Liao, National Denfense University, Taipei, Taiwan

Handout (2.8 MB)

Precipitation in the Wet Tropics of Queensland, Australia
Michael J. Murphy Jr., Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; and S. T. Siems

Atmosphere-Ocean Coupled Mesoscale Model Simulations of Future Precipitation Climate in the Central Andes
Stephen D. Nicholls, NASA/GSFC and Maryland Office of Oak Ridge Associated Universities, Greenbelt, MD; and K. I. Mohr

Investigating Saharan Heat Low Biases in the CMIP5 Dataset
Ross D. Dixon, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and D. J. Vimont

Idealized Simulations of Monsoon Depressions
Varun S. Murthy, Yale University, New Haven, CT; and W. R. Boos

Poleward Shift in Monsoon Low Level Jetstream under Global Warming
Sandeep Sukumaran, New York University Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; and A. M. Ravindran

Handout (1.6 MB)

Update on the SATellite CONsensus (SATCON) Algorithm for Estimating TC Intensity
Christopher Velden, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and D. Herndon

An Analysis of Rapidly Intensifying Tropical Cyclones Derived from 13 Years of TRMM Data
Michael Fischer, University at Albany, SUNY, Albany, NY; and J. Zagrodnik, H. Jiang, and M. E. Kieper

Real-time Verification of Passive Microwave Imagery-Based Statistical Models of Tropical Cyclone Rapid Intensification
Christopher M. Rozoff, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and C. S. Velden, J. Kaplan, A. Wimmers, and J. P. Kossin

Further Development and Validation of ARCHER: The Satellite-Based Automated TC Center-Fixing Algorithm
Anthony Wimmers, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and C. Velden

A study of the impact of dust on tropical storms using satellite measurements
Yongxiang Hu, NASA/LaRC, Hampton, VA; and K. M. Xu

The Satellite Proving Ground at the National Hurricane Center
John L. Beven, NOAA/NWS, Miami, FL; and M. J. Brennan, H. D. Cobb III, M. DeMaria, J. Knaff, A. B. Schumacher, C. S. Velden, S. A. Monette, J. P. Dunion, G. J. Jedlovec, K. K. Fuell, and M. J. Folmer

Diurnal Pulsing of Lightning in Strong Tropical Cyclones
Stephanie N. Stevenson, University at Albany - State University of New York, Albany, NY; and K. L. Corbosiero and J. P. Dunion

HIWRAP Flights During HS3-2013
Gerald M. Heymsfield, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and M. Mclinden, M. Coon, L. Li, S. Guimond, A. C. Didlake Jr., A. E. Emory, and L. Tian

HIWRAP Analysis of Tropical Cyclones during GRIP
Stephen Guimond, NASA / GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and G. M. Heymsfield and M. McLinden

VAD and dual-Doppler Analysis of Wind Fields from Doppler Velocity Observed by HIWRAP
Lin Tian, GESTAR/NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD; and G. Heymsfield and S. Guimond

Mechanism Governing the Size of Tropical Cyclone-Like Vortices
Hiroki Tsuji, Kyushu University, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka-ken, Japan; and H. Itoh

A new operational convection-permitting NWP system for tropical cyclone forecasting in the SW Indian Ocean
Olivier Bousquet, LACy (UMR 8105), Saint-Denis, Reunion; and D. A. Mékiès, S. Bielli, M. D. Leroux, D. Barbary, C. Barthe, R. Lee-Ah-Siem, G. Faure, T. Montmerle, P. Brousseau, and M. Plu

Handout (1.2 MB)

Improving Tropical Cyclone Guidance Tools by Accounting for Variations in Size
John Knaff, NOAA Center for Satellite Applications and Research, Fort Collins, CO; and M. DeMaria, S. Longmore, and R. DeMaria
Manuscript (699.9 kB)

Handout (1.3 MB)

What controls the size of a tropical cyclone?
Thomas Frisius, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany; and D. Schönemann and M. Lee

National Hurricane Center Wind Radii Forecast Verification
John P. Cangialosi, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/National Hurricane Center, Miami, FL; and C. W. Landsea

Handout (1.7 MB)

Dependency of U.S. Hurricane Economic Loss on Maximum Wind Speed and Storm Size
Alice Ruilin Zhai, La Canada High School, La Canada Flintridge, CA; and J. Jiang
Manuscript (1.0 MB)

Handout (4.1 MB)

Storm Surge Damage to Buildings
Timothy P. Marshall, Haag Engineering Co., Irving, TX
Manuscript (692.2 kB)

Left Hand Side Wind Maxima in North Atlantic and Western Pacific Tropical Cyclones
Peter J. Sousounis, AIR Worldwide Corporation, Boston, MA; and J. Butke and K. Hill

Handout (1.4 MB)

Poster 62 will now be presented as 13A.5A

Poster 62A will also be presented as 5B.5A (All information and uploaded files can be found under 5B.5A)

Dynamic Energy Efficiency of Heat and of Momentum in Balanced Vortex
Hung-Chi Kuo, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan; and Y. H. Chen, T. Y. Hsu, and E. A. Hendricks

Effects of Domain Choice on the Simulation of Tropical Storms Activity in the WRF 30-km Regional Climate Model
Chih-Hua Tsou, Department of Earth Sciences, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan; and M. K. Tsai

Poster 68 has been moved. New paper number 7C.2A

Impact of ice-phase microphysics on inner-core processes in simulated extremely intense tropical cyclones
Sachie Kanada, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan; and A. Wada and K. Tsuboki
Manuscript (935.1 kB)

Handout (2.5 MB)

Impact of vertical turbulent mixing on inner-core asymmetric structure and vortex Rossby wave propagation of tropical cyclones
Cen Gao, Dept. of Earth and Environment, International Hurricane Research Center, MIAMI, FL; and P. Zhu

Vorticity dynamics of Typhoon Nuri (2008) evaluated from different model datasets
Julio C. Marin, Universidad de Valparaiso, Valparaiso, Chile; and D. J. Raymond and D. Pozo

Adaptive Mesh Refinement for Tropical Cyclone Prediction
Eric Hendricks, NRL, Monterey, CA; and M. Kopera, F. X. Giraldo, Q. Jiang, J. D. Doyle, and M. Peng

Tropical Cyclone - Environment interaction in the UTLS
Gregory J. Tripoli, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI

An examination of the National Hurricane Center Track Forecasts of Tropical Cyclones over Florida and the Gulf of Mexico
John Cangialosi, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/National Hurricane Center, Miami, FL; and H. Vazquez and J. G. Estupiñán

An integrated measure of tropical cyclone track forecast performance
Hui Yu, Shanghai Typhoon Institute/CMA, Shanghai, China; and G. Chen and B. G. Brown

An Improved Method for Generating Ensembles of Tropical Cyclone Tracks
Jeffrey David Kepert, Centre for Australian Weather and Climate Research, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
Manuscript (269.6 kB)

Influence of Topography on Tropical Cyclone Track – Idealized Simulations and Dual-Doppler Radar Analysis
Tsung-Han Li, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan; and C. C. Wu, C. K. Yu, and S. R. Lin

Environmental and Orographic Effects on Track Deflection of Idealized Tropical Cyclones
Shu-Hua Chen, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA; and Y. L. Lin

Objective Consensus Typhoon Track Forecasting Using Multimodel Superensemble
Sanghee Jun, National Typhoon Center / KMA, Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do, Korea, Republic of (South); and J. Kim, W. J. Lee, K. Y. Byun, K. H. Chang, and D. S. Shin

Handout (1.3 MB)

Typhoon Fanapi (2010) and its Interaction with Taiwan Terrain – Evaluation of the Uncertainty in Track and Rainfall Simulations
Yu-Feng Lin, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan; and C. C. Wu and T. H. Yen

A Study for Determination of the Low Level Circulation Center of Tropical Cyclones in a Weakening Stage with Emphasis on Microwave and Radar Observations
Jinyeon Kim, Korea Meteorological Administration, Seogwipo-si ,Jeju-do, Korea, Republic of (South); and J. Kim, Y. M. Cha, K. H. Chang, H. M. Lee, and D. S. Shin

Community Support and Testing of the Hurricane WRF model at the Developmental Testbed Center
Ligia Bernardet, OAR, Boulder, CO; and M. K. Biswas, T. Brown, D. Stark, L. Carson, V. Tallapragada, and S. Trahan

Development of a new Tropical Cyclone Verification Toolkit (MET-TC)
Kathryn M. Newman, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. H. Gotway, T. L. Fowler, P. A. Kucera, B. G. Brown, and L. B. Nance

An Overview of Recent COAMPS-TC Advancements
James D. Doyle, NRL, Monterey, CA; and R. M. Hodur, J. Moskaitis, S. Chen, E. Hendricks, T. Holt, H. Jin, Y. Jin, P. A. Reinecke, K. Sashegyi, J. Schmidt, and S. Wang

Evaluation of HWRF for Typhoon Prediction over the western North Pacific Ocean in 2012-2013
Chin-Cheng Tsai, Taiwan Typhoon and Flood Research Institute, NARL, Taipei, Taiwan; and L. F. Hsiao, D. S. Chen, J. Bao, and L. Y. Chang

Multi-Model Ensemble Forecasting of North Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Activity
Beda Luitel, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA; and G. Villarini and G. A. Vecchi

Improving wind profile parameterization to better model large hurricane wind fields
Sylvie Lorsolo, AIR Worldwide, Boston, MA; and A. L. Doggett

A Numerical Sensitivity Study on the Energetics of Tropical Cyclone Megi(2010) during Intensification
Rochelle Cayanan Coronel, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan; and M. Sawada and T. Iwasaki

Handout (3.7 MB)

Observations of Inner-Core Structure during the Eyewall Replacement Cycle of Typhoon Sinlaku (2008)
Zachary D. Cornelius, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD; and S. Reynolds, E. R. Sanabia, and B. S. Barrett

Structure of tropical cyclones at the onset of rapid intensification in the HWRF model
Chanh Kieu, Atmospheric Science Program, Bloomington, IN; and V. Tallapragada and W. Hogsett

Handout (1.2 MB)

Comparison of the sensitivity of hurricane simulations to convective parameterization and small-scale model noise
Tristan J. Shepherd, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia; and K. J. E. Walsh

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