Poster Session 11 African Weather and Climate

Tuesday, 17 April 2018: 3:30 PM-5:30 PM
Champions DEFGH (Sawgrass Marriott)
Host: 33rd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology

The Role of Low-Level Clouds over Southern West Africa in the Regional Monsoon System – Experiments Using the ICON Model
Anke Kniffka, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany; and P. Knippertz and A. H. Fink

Skill of Global Raw and Postprocessed Ensemble Predictions of Rainfall over Northern Tropical Africa
Peter Vogel, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany; and P. Knippertz, A. H. Fink, A. Schlueter, and T. Gneiting

High Resolution Numerical Weather Prediction over Africa for Operational Use
Caroline L. Bain, UKMO, Exeter, UK; and S. Webster

The Interaction between Mesoscale Convective Systems and African Easterly Waves
James O. H. Russell, North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC; and A. R. Aiyyer

Handout (882.5 kB)

Variability of Interannual-to-Decadal Teleconnections Observed over the Greater Horn of Africa in the 20th Century
Titike K. Bahaga, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany; and A. H. Fink and P. Knippertz

Variability of African Easterly Wave Characteristics
Yuan-Ming Cheng, SUNY, Albany, NY; and C. D. Thorncroft and A. Brammer

The African Easterly Jet: Structure and Effect on Easterly Wave Development
Amana Hosten, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL; and S. E. Nicholson

Handout (2.8 MB)

Essential Ingredients and Mechanisms for Extreme Rainfall in East Africa During the 2016 El Nino
Bantwale Diress Enyew, North Carolina A&T State Univ., Greensboro, NC; and Y. L. Lin

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