87th AMS Annual Meeting

Joint Poster Session 2: Model Diagnostics and General Climate Variability (Joint with Climate Change Manifested by Changes in Weather and 19th Conference on Climate Variability and Change)

Monday, 15 January 2007: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Exhibit Hall C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Impact of precipitation characteristics on model's horizontal resolution and orography
Akio Kitoh, MRI, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; and O. Arakawa

Low-level cloud amount simulated by an atmospheric general circulation model with a 20-km grid size
Shoji Kusunoki, MRI, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; and T. Inoue and H. Kawai

Downscaled 1997/1998 Summer over East Asia using the Regional Spectral Model
E-Hyung Park, Yonsei Univ., Seoul, South Korea; and S. Y. Hong

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Extreme hydrologic events from an ensemble of CCSM3 climate change simulations
Marcia L. Branstetter, ORNL, Oak Ridge, TN; and D. J. Erickson III

Implementation of a Double Fourier Series (DFS) Dynamic Core in a Global Numerical Weather Prediction Model
Hoon Park, Yonsei Univ., Seoul, South Korea; and H. B. Cheong and S. Y. Hong

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The Role of MJO in Ensemble Forecasts of the 1997/98 El Nińo in the POAMA1 System
Li Shi, BMRC, Melbourne, Vic., Australia; and O. Alves, H. H. Hendon, and G. Wang

NCEP global ensemble based anomaly forecast
Yuejian Zhu, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, Camp Springs, MD; and Z. Toth

Assessment of the Severe Weather Environment in North America Simulated by Global Climate Models
Patrick T. Marsh, NOAA/NSSL & OU/CIMMS/SoM, Norman, OK; and H. Brooks and D. J. Karoly

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Assessment of global climate models performance from the characterization of duration, intensity and frequency of daily rainfall. Application to African Sahel
Amadou Idrissa Bokoye, EC/MSC/Ouranos Consortium, Inc., Montreal, QC, Canada; and P. Gachon, N. Gauthier, D. Parishkura, A. Cotnoir, G. Vigeant, and J. Milton

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A successful story in predicting NAM events by the operational NCEP's GFS model
Ming Cai, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL; and C. S. Shin and H. Van den Dool

Asian dust - pollution interactions inducing more solar radiation absorption: Results from ground-based sky radiation measurements
B. J. Sohn, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea; and T. Nakajima, H. W. Chun, and K. Aoki

Interaction between dust storms, precipitation and Gulf of California moisture surges in the Paso del Norte region
Karina Apodaca, Howard University, Washington, DC; and D. V. R. Morris, A. Y. Lozano, J. Negrete, and D. R. M. Fitzgerald

Atmospheric blocking and patterns of low-frequency variability arising from the breaking of upper level Rossby waves
T. J. Woollings, Univ. of Reading, Reading, Berks., United Kingdom; and B. J. Hoskins and M. Blackburn

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Comparison of observed and modeled trends in annual extremes of temperature and precipitation
Dmitry Kiktev, Hydrometeorological Centre of Russia, Moscow, Russia; and J. Caesar and L. V. Alexander

Understanding the climatology of small-scale patterns of orographic precipitation: progress from the Olympic Mountains
Justin R. Minder, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and A. M. Anders, G. H. Roe, and D. Durran

Innovations in Spatial Analysis in the Bureau of Meteorology
David Jones, BOM, Vic., 3001, Australia; and D. X. Wang, N. Plummer, D. I. Grant, and A. Rea

Links between West Africa monsoon variability and summer anomalies in the western Mediterranean
Marina Baldi, IBIMET/CNR, Rome, Italy; and G. A. Dalu and M. Gaetani

On the mechanisms resulting in post-fire flash floods: a case study
Lee Tryhorn, Monash University, Clayton, Vic., Australia; and A. Lynch and R. Abramson

Climate Variability and the Texas Fire Weather Season of 2005–2006: An Historic Perspective of a Statewide Disaster
Kurt M. Van Speybroeck, NOAA/NWS, Brownsville, TX; and A. R. Patrick and M. C. Oaks

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Bioclimatological aspects of sudden cardiovascular death cases
Rita Pongracz, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary; and J. Bartholy, Z. Kis, K. Toro, G. Dunai, N. Szlavik, and E. Keller

Southern California upwelling: Is recent weakening a result of global warming?
Steve LaDochy, California State University, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA; and P. Ramirez and W. C. Patzert

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Abrupt Seasonal Migration of the ITCZ into the Summer Hemisphere
Peng Xian, NRL, Monterey, CA; and R. L. Miller