89th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting

Session 5: Monsoons - II

Tuesday, 13 January 2009: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room 129A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Chair:  Rosana Nieto-Ferreira, East Carolina University
  11:00 AM
  11:15 AM
Mechanisms for temporal and spatial variations of South America Monsoon Onset gleaned from TRMM observations of convective structure
Thomas M. Rickenbach, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC; and R. Nieto-Ferreira, S. W. Nesbitt, and D. Herdies

  11:30 AM
Radar observations of convective system variability and interaction with African easterly waves in the West African Sahel region
Rosana Nieto-Ferreira, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC; and T. M. Rickenbach, N. Guy, and E. R. Williams

  11:45 AM
Mechanisms of increasing North Indian Ocean and the Indian subcontinent precipitation after major El Nino events
Hyo Seok Park, Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA; and J. C. H. Chiang, B. R. Lintner, and G. J. Zhang