Session 5M Orographic and Coastal Circulations (Oral)

Thursday, 27 October 2005: 3:30 PM-5:45 PM
Alvarado GH (Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town)
Host: 11th Conference on Mesoscale Processes
Bradley F. Smull, University of Washington, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Seattle, WA

3:45 PM
The response of statically unstable orographic clouds to small-scale topographic features
Daniel J. Kirshbaum, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and G. Bryan, R. Rotunno, and D. R. Durran
4:00 PM
Fog and low clouds in the coastal zone
William T. Thompson, NRL, Monterey, CA; and S. D. Burk and S. Wang
4:15 PM
Tip jets and barrier winds: A QuikSCAT climatology of high wind speed events around Greenland
G. W. K. Moore, Univ. of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; and I. A. Renfrew

4:30 PM
Mountain Waves and Boundary Layers
Ronald Smith, Yale Univ., New Haven, CT
4:45 PM
Sierra Rotors: A study of the IOP 8 rotor event
Vanda Grubisic, DRI, Reno, NV; and B. J. Billings
5:00 PM
Sierra Rotors: A comparative study of two rotor events
Brian J. Billings, DRI, Reno, NV; and V. Grubisic
5:15 PM
Examining the moisture effects on idealized flow past 2D hills
Matthias Steiner, Princeton Univ., Princeton, NJ; and R. Rotunno and W. C. Skamarock
5:30 PM
Some nonlinear aspects of sea–breeze circulations
Craig C. Epifanio, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and K. R. Walter and J. W. Nielsen-Gammon
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