89th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting

Session 1B: Special Session on Canadian Olympics Weather Planning for 2010

Monday, 12 January 2009: 10:45 AM-12:00 PM
Room 122BC (Phoenix Convention Center)
Cochairs:  John R. Lincoln, US Navy/WMO (Ret.) and Consultant; Alfred Hofstadler, ECMWF and Howard J. Diamond, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC
  11:00 AM
Overview of the science plan for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games
Paul Joe, Environment Canada, Toronto, ON, Canada; and G. Isaac, J. Mailhot, S. Belair, M. Charron, and C. Doyle

  11:15 AM
Science and Nowcasting Olympic Weather for Vancouver 2010 (SNOW-V10) -- A new World Weather Research Program Project
George A. Isaac, Environment Canada, Toronto, ON, Canada; and S. Bélair, A. Bott, B. Brown, M. Charron, S. G. Cober, C. Doyle, G. L. Frederick Jr., I. Gultepe, P. Joe, T. D. Keenan, J. Koistinen, J. Mailhot, M. Mueller, R. Rasmussen, R. E. Stewart, and B. J. Snyder

Poster PDF (1.6 MB)
  11:30 AM
An experimental numerical prediction system for the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games
Jocelyn Mailhot, Environment Canada, Dorval, QC, Canada; and S. Belair, M. Charron, M. Abrahamowicz, N. Bernier, A. Erfani, R. Frenette, A. Giguere, X. Li, N. McLennan, R. McTaggart-Cowan, J. Milbrandt, and L. Tong

  11:45 AM
A comprehensive training program for forecasters at Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games
Bradley J. Snyder, MSC, Vancouver, BC, Canada; and T. Smith, C. Doyle, and D. Wesley