87th AMS Annual Meeting

Session 3: THORPEX Special Session: Impacts of Processes over the Tropical Pacific and Indian Oceans on Mid-Latitude Weather and Predictability

Wednesday, 17 January 2007: 1:30 PM-5:15 PM
214A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
  1:30 PM
US THORPEX: Science, Structure, and Activities
Jim Hansen, NRL, Monterey, CA; and L. Bosart

  2:15 PM
Interactions of middle latitude troughs and tropical disturbances on 4-6 week time scales
John E. Molinari, University at Albany/SUNY, Albany, NY; and D. Vollaro

  2:30 PM
The influence of the MJO on Midlatitude statistical predictability
Richard Kleeman, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York, NY; and M. Kadota

  2:45 PM
  3:00 PM
Coffee Break

  3:30 PM
  4:00 PM
Research Issues on Tropical Convection and Two-way Interaction with the Large-scale Flow
Chidong Zhang, University of Miami/RSMAS, Miami, FL; and D. B. Parsons, J. Tribbia, and M. Moncrieff

  4:30 PM
A Mass Circulation Paradigm for the Annular Mode Variability
Ming Cai, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL; and R. -. C. Ren

  4:45 PM
Bridging the gap between weather and climate
Greg Holland, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. Hurrell and Y. H. Kuo

  5:00 PM
Quantifying dynamical predictability by time-dependent exponent curves: the technique of pseudo-ensembles
Wen-Wen Tung, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and J. Gao and J. Hu

  5:15 PM
Linking weather and climate forecasting
Zoltan Toth, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, Camp Springs, MD