89th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting

Session 3: Variability of the American Monsoon (VAMOS) Ocean-Cloud-Atmosphere-Land Study (VOCALS): Part 3. Mesoscale Meteorology and Oceanography

Monday, 12 January 2009: 4:00 PM-5:30 PM
Room 128AB (Phoenix Convention Center)
Chair:  Christopher W. Fairall, NOAA/ESRL/PSD
  4:00 PM
The PreVOCA model assessment
Matthew C. Wyant, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and R. Wood, C. R. Mechoso, and C. S. Bretherton

  4:15 PM
Clouds, continents, and the large scale circulation
Carlos R. Mechoso, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA

  4:30 PM
Mesoscale observations in the Peruvian upwelling region: preliminary results from the VOCALS Peru cruise
Carmen Grados, Instituto del Mar del Peru, IMARPE, Callao, Callao, Peru; and Y. Silva, A. Chaigneau, G. Eldin, L. Vasquez, P. Ayon, M. Graco, S. Sanchez, and J. Ledesma

  4:45 PM
Observations of oceanic mesoscale eddies in the VOCALS region
Peter Gaube, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR; and D. Chelton

  5:00 PM
HiGEM: High resolution global coupled climate modelling in the South East Pacific
Len Shaffrey, NCAS-Climate, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom; and T. Toniazzo and J. Slingo

  5:15 PM
Ocean surface heat budget and ocean eddy transport in the South-East Pacific in a high-resolution coupled model
Thomas Toniazzo, NCAS-Climate, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom; and C. R. Mechoso, L. Shaffrey, and J. Slingo

  5:30 PM
Inter-Hemispheric Influence of the Atlantic Warm Pool on the Southeast Pacific
Chunzai Wang, NOAA/AOML, Miami, FL; and S. K. Lee, C. R. Mechoso, and D. B. Enfield