Session 2B African Weather and Climate II

Monday, 16 April 2018: 10:30 AM-12:15 PM
Masters ABCD (Sawgrass Marriott)
Host: 33rd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology
Andreas Fink, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institut für Meteorologie und Klimaforschung - Department Troposphärenforschung, Karlsruhe

10:30 AM
The Challenge of Classifying Propagating Synoptic Disturbances in the African Tropics – Examples from the DACCIWA Field Campaign
Peter Knippertz, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany; and A. H. Fink, A. Schlueter, and M. Maranan
10:45 AM
Variability of African Easterly Wave Structures
Yuan-Ming Cheng, SUNY, Albany, NY; and C. D. Thorncroft
11:30 AM
Tracking Mesoscale Convective Systems (MCS) that are Potential Candidates for Tropical Cyclogenesis
Kelly Marie Nunez Ocasio, The Pennsylvania State Univ., Univ. Park,, PA; and J. L. Evans
11:45 AM
African Easterly Waves and Convection: A Potential Vorticity Perspective
James O. H. Russell, North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC; and A. R. Aiyyer
12:00 PM
A Synoptic Model for African Easterly Waves
Anantha R. Aiyyer, North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC; and J. O. H. Russell and J. D. White
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