89th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting

Session 3: Coupling between the lower and upper atmosphere

Monday, 12 January 2009: 4:00 PM-5:30 PM
Room 126BC (Phoenix Convention Center)
Chair:  Geoff Crowley, Atmospheric & Space Technology Research Associates
  4:00 PM
Investigating Energy and Momentum Coupling in Earth's Atmosphere and Ionosphere with the Neutral-Ion Coupling Explorer: NICE
Thomas J. Immel, University of California, Berkeley, CA; and S. B. Mende, H. U. Frey, R. A. Heelis, G. R. Swenson, G. Crowley, S. L. England, J. M. Forbes, J. D. Huba, F. Kamalabadi, P. M. Kintner Jr., J. J. Makela, and A. Stephan

  4:15 PM
Effect of waves from the lower atmosphere on the thermosphere and ionosphere
Robert W. Schunk, Utah State University, Logan, UT; and L. C. Gardner, L. Scherliess, D. C. Thompson, and J. J. Sojka

  4:30 PM
Coupling of meteorological disturbances up to the mesosphere and lower thermosphere
D. E. Siskind, NRL, Washington, DC; and S. Eckermann, L. Coy, and J. P. McCormack

  4:45 PM
Observations and model simulations of the thermospheric density daily variations
Wenbin Wang, NCAR, Boulder, CO ; and J. Lei, A. Burns, H. Liu, Q. Wu, S. Solomon, T. Killeen, and I. Azeem

  5:00 PM
Thermosphere and Ionosphere Variability due to Quasi-Two-Day Wave
Han-Li Liu, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and W. Wang and A. D. Richmond

  5:15 PM
Coupling between the lower and upper atmosphere as simulated by the Whole Atmosphere Model (WAM)
Rashid A. Akmaev, NOAA / SWPC, Boulder, CO; and T. J. Fuller-Rowell, F. Wu, H. Wang, H. M. H. Juang, S. Moorthi, Y. T. Hou, and M. D. Iredell