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Program Chairpersons:
Angelyn G. Kolodziej, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL
John M. Lanicci, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Univ.

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Saturday, 16 January 2010
7:30 AM-9:00 AM, Saturday
Student Conference Registration
 
9:00 AM-9:30 AM, Saturday, B206
Session 1 Welcome and Introductions
9:00 AM1.1Welcome from the SCPC  
Angelyn G. Kolodziej, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK
9:05 AM1.2Welcom from the AMS  
Thomas R. Karl, NOAA/NCDC, Asheville, NC
9:10 AM1.3Message from the AMS Teaching Excellence Award Winner  
Douglas N. Yarger, Retired, formerly Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA
9:20 AM1.4Welcome from Your Peers  
Marcus D. Walter, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
 
9:30 AM-10:00 AM, Saturday, B206
Session 2 Group Breakout Activity (What YOU Want Out of This)
 
10:00 AM-11:00 AM, Saturday, B206
Session 3 Get the Most Out of this Conference: How to Develop Yourself as a Professional
Chair: James M. Kurdzo, Atmospheric Radar Research Center, School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
10:00 AM3.1Being Flexible and Multi-Faceted: Embracing the Future of Atmospheric Science and Services  
Eileen Shea, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Honolulu, HI
10:15 AM3.2Sharp? Or well rounded? The physics of setting goals  
Kevin A. Kloesel, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
10:30 AM3.3Private Sector Meteorology  
Kenneth Carey, Noblis, Inc., Falls Church, VA
10:45 AM3.4Role as a scientist in the community  
Richard Clark, Millersville Univ., Millersville, PA
 
11:00 AM-12:00 PM, Saturday, B206
Panel Discussion 1 Panel of Young Professionals
Panelists: Lara E. Pagano, North Carolina State University/National Weather Service, Raleigh, NC; Chris Smith, NBC Maryland; Chris Walsh, Georgia Emergency Management Association
Moderator: Anthony E. Reinhart, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
 
12:00 PM-1:00 PM, Saturday, B313/314
Networking Lunch
 
1:00 PM-1:30 PM, Saturday, B206
Session 4 Introduction to Session 4: Broad Perspective of the Job Market vs. Academia
Chair: Jon Nese, Penn State University, University PARK, PA
 
1:30 PM-2:50 PM, Saturday, B206
Session 4A Academia
Chair: Lara E. Pagano, North Carolina State University/National Weather Service, Raleigh, NC
1:30 PM4A.1The how-to’s of publishing papers  
David M. Schultz, Universities of Helsinki and Manchester/Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland
1:50 PM4A.2Good habits of a graduate student  
Cody Kirkpatrick, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL
2:10 PM4A.3Timeline before graduation  
Frederick H. Carr, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
2:30 PM4A.4Internship and funding opportunities  
Owen H. Shieh, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
 
1:30 PM-2:50 PM, Saturday, B207
Session 4B The Job Market
Chair: Heather A. Dinon, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
1:30 PM4B.1Standing out in the job hunt  
Robert Baron, Baron Services, Inc., Huntsville, AL
1:50 PM4B.2Using the Internet professionally  
Ryan Boyles, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
2:10 PM4B.3Government job opportunities  
Trisha D. Palmer, NOAA/NWSFO, Peachtree City, GA
2:30 PM4B.4Employment in the physical sciences  
Roman Czujko, American Institute of Physics, College Park, MD
 
2:50 PM-3:00 PM, Saturday
Break
 
3:00 PM-4:00 PM, Saturday, B206
Session 5 HOT Topics in Local Weather
Chair: Renee Curry, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
3:00 PM5.1The Atlanta Tornado: CNN perspective  
Brandon Miller, CNN, Atlanta, GA
3:15 PM5.2Atlanta Air Route Traffic Control Center  
Charles A. West, NOAA/NWS, Hampton, GA
3:30 PM5.3Health effects of climate change  
Paul Schramm, Center for Disease Control, Atlanta , GA
3:45 PM5.4The Historic Atlanta Flood of 2009  
John Feldt, NOAA/NWS Southeast River Forecast Center, Peachtree City, GA
 
4:00 PM-5:00 PM, Saturday, B206
Session 6 Weather Outside the Lines
Chair: Jesse Nusbaumer, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
4:00 PM6.1International Meteorology  
Rajul E. Pandya, UCAR/SOARS, Boulder, CO
4:15 PM6.2Forensic Meteorology  
H. Michael Mogil, How the Weatherworks, Naples, FL
4:30 PM6.3The role of FEMA  
Rebecca Jennings, FEMA, Washington, DC
4:45 PM6.4Space Weather  
Delores J. Knipp, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
 
5:00 PM-5:15 PM, Saturday, B206
Session 7 Closing Remarks and End of Day 1 Feedback
 
5:30 PM-7:30 PM, Saturday, Exhibit Hall B2
Career Fair and Graduate School Reception
 
Sunday, 17 January 2010
9:00 AM-9:45 AM, Sunday, B206
Panel Discussion 2 A unique collaboration: VORTEX-2 students and professionals
Panelists: Christopher C. Weiss, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX; Christopher J. Nowotarski, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA; Casey E. Letkewicz, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
Moderator: Mariana Scott, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL
 
9:45 AM-10:15 AM, Sunday, B206
Session 8 Conversations with Professionals I
Speakers: Sepideh Yalda, Millersville Univ., Millersville, PA; Ada Monzón, Univision, San Juan, PR; Ray Ban, The Weather Channel, Atlanta, GA; William J. Murtagh, NOAA/NWS/Space Weather Prediction, Boulder, CO; Nelsie Ramos, National Hurricane Center, Miami, FL; Alan Lustig, JP Morgan and Chase, Houston, TX; Louis W. Uccellini, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; Marina M. Timofeyeva, UCAR, Boulder, CO and NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; John Morales, NBC Miami, Miami, FL; Roberta Balstad, Weather, Climate, and Society Journal; Vickie Nadolski, NWS, Silver Spring, MD; Mary Glackin, NOAA, Washington, DC
Chair: Marcus D. Walter, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
 
10:15 AM-12:15 PM, Sunday, Break-out Rooms 202, 203, 204, and 207
Session 9 Conversations with Professionals II (Rotate between rooms every 15 or 20 minutes)
Speakers: Sepideh Yalda, Millersville Univ., Millersville, PA; Ada Monzón, Univision, San Juan, PR; Ray Ban, The Weather Channel, Atlanta, GA; William J. Murtagh, NOAA/NWS/Space Weather Prediction, Boulder, CO; Nelsie Ramos, National Hurricane Center, Miami, FL; Alan Lustig, JP Morgan and Chase, Houston, TX; Louis W. Uccellini, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; Marina M. Timofeyeva, UCAR, Boulder, CO and NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; John Morales, NBC Miami, Miami, FL; Roberta Balstad, Weather, Climate, and Society Journal; Vickie Nadolski, NWS, Silver Spring, MD; Mary Glackin, NOAA, Washington, DC
Chair: Marcus D. Walter, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
 
11:45 AM-12:15 PM, Sunday, B206
AMS Student Chapter Town Hall Meeting
Moderators: Christopher J. Schultz, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; Elise V. Schultz, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL
 
12:15 PM-12:30 PM, Sunday, B206
Closing Remarks
 
2:00 PM-4:00 PM, Sunday, B206
Session 10 Education Forum on Improving Your Writing Skills for Students and Scientists
Chair: David M. Schultz, Universities of Helsinki and Manchester/Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki Finland
 
5:30 PM-7:00 PM, Sunday, Exhibit Hall B2
Poster Session Student Poster Session
 S1Evaluating the usage, performance, and limitations of the WSR-88D Doppler radar system in Alaska  
Luke E. Madaus, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
 S2Global climatology of the planetary boundary layer inversions  
Angelica M. Betancourt-Negron, NOAA/NWSFO Huntsville, AL/ University of Puerto Rico- Rio Piedras, Huntsville, AL; and D. J. Seidel
 S3Development toward an Advanced Aerobiological Vegetable Disease Forecasting Tool  
Lara E. Pagano, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and A. P. Sims, T. Keever, and R. Boyles
 S4Tsunami warning signs—educational, annoying or ignored?  extended abstract
Antonia L. Rosati, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA
 S5Databasing of AOC weather data for public access  
Kelly Scott, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO; and P. Flaherty
 S6A citizen science campaign encouraging urban forest professionals to engage the public in the collection of tree phenological data  
Karl C. Clarke, UCAR, Boulder, CO
 S7Increasing potential predictability of Indian summer monsoon wet and dry spells  
Neena Joseph Mani, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune, India; and B. N. Goswami
 S8Lightning Activity in Atlantic Tropical Cyclones:Using the Long-Range Lightning Detection Network (LLDN)  
Lumari Pardo-Rodriguez, UCAR/SOARS, Lajas, PR
 S9Anomaly and Mean Weather Patterns Associated with Extreme High and Low Temperatures during summer and winter in Southeast Alaska  
Richard, C. Lam, NOAA/NWSFO, Juneau, AK
 S10Retrieval of Global Land Surface Emissivity Maps from AMSR-E Passive Microwave Data Using Different Skin Temperature Data  
Hamidreza Norouzi, NOAA-CREST, New York, NY; and M. Temimi and D. R. Khanbilvardi
 S11Sensible heating over the Tibetan Plateau and the onset of Asian Monsoon  
Li Xu, George Mason University, Calverton, MD
 S12A Comparison of Icing Pilot Reports to Weather Conditions  
Brooke Lewis, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and C. A. Wolff
 S13Flash floods: A spatial and temporal analysis—A case study of the flash floods in southwestern Missouri in March 2008  extended abstract
Daniel A. Pollak, Pennsylvania State University & NCAR/SOARS, State College, PA
 S14A method for determining the historical climatology of East Coast Winter Storms  extended abstract
Jase E. Bernhardt, Northeast Regional Climate Center, Ithaca, NY
 S15A higher order tracer transport scheme for icosahedral hexagonal grids  
Maximo Q. Menchaca, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and W. C. Skamarock
 S16Loss of Significance and Multidecadal Variability of the Madden-Julian Oscillation  
E. Suhas, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune, India; and B. N. Goswami
 S17Synoptic environments and convective modes associated with significant tornadoes in the contiguous United States—a null case dataset  
Darren V. Snively, NOAA/Ohio University, Athens, OH; and R. L. Thompson and J. S. Grams
 S18"Identifying QBO and Seasonal Variations in Stratospheric Chemical Species using UARS HALOE Data"  
John Anderson, Hampton Univ., Hampton, VA; and B. A. Crandall and N. M. Pothier
 S19Impacts of super-resolution data on National Weather Service warning decision making  extended abstract
Jonathan M. Vogel, NWC REU, Norman, OK; and C. D. Payne, C. A. Van Den Broeke, and L. R. Lemon
 S20The relationship between sea breezes and rainfall along western Mexico during the North American Monsoon  
Vanessa Marie Vincente, UCAR/SOARS and Valparaiso University
 S21Turbulent flux responses to leaf density changes  
Miliaritiana L. Robjhon, Howard University, Washington, DC; and E. Joseph, C. A. Stearns, and M. K. Payne
 S22Effects of drop size distribution on NEXRAD rain rate estimation  extended abstract
Nazario D. Ramirez-Beltran, Univ. of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, PR; and E. J. Suarez-Vazquez and S. Cruz-Pol
 S23Poleward moisture transport by a Recurving Tropical Cyclone and its effect on Midlatitude Precipitation  
Graylen L. Boone, UCAR/NCAR, Gates, NC; and C. Davis and R. S. Schumacher
 S24Improving Hurricane Intensity Awareness by Creating a Radius of 64 Knot Winds Scale and NASA Satellite Monitoring System for the Atlantic Basin and Gulf of Mexico  
Josh David Stodghill, NASA DEVELOP, Mobile, AL; and A. M. Billiot, R. M. Penton, A. K. Dixon, and A. J. Eiserloh Jr.
 S25Climatology of lake-effect precipitation events over the Lake Tahoe, CA/NV region  
Andrew Stieneke, Raleigh, NC; and S. Ganetis and N. Laird
 S26Documentation and Analysis of Flash Flood Prone Streams and Subwatershed Basins in Pulaski County, Virginia  extended abstract
Anthony Phillips, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
 S27Developing a reliable predictor of lightning initiation and cessation through radar analysis  extended abstract
Greg Seroka, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
 S28A stochastic daily mean temperature model for weather derivatives  
Jeffrey P. Viel, NWC REU, Charlton, MA; and T. Connor
 S29Operational uses for an objective overshooting top detection algorithm  
Sarah A. Monette, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and K. Bedka and W. Feltz
 S30Forecasting Southern Plains wind ramp events using the WRF model at 3km  extended abstract
Kristen Taylor Bradford, NWC REU, Norman, OK; and R. L. Carpenter Jr. and B. Shaw
 S31Impact of Vegetation on the Energy and Water Balance of a Temperate Wetland  
Gregory J. Cutrell, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; and J. Lenters, K. Herman, E. Istanbulluoglu, A. Irmak, D. Scott, and S. Walters
 S32Climatology of Lake-Effect Precipitation Events over the Great Salt Lake, UT  
Benjamin Albright, Howard University, Washington, DC; and J. Popp and N. Laird
 S33Improving the radar Z-R relationships over Puerto Rico  extended abstract
Nazario D. Ramirez-Beltran, Univ. of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, PR; and C. J. Carrasquillo and S. Cruz-Pol
 S34Study of 3-D total lightning activity relative to radar-inferred storm parameters  
Aaron Preston, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK
 S35Initial Tests of an Automated Freezing Drizzle Detection Algorithm applied to ASOS  
Matthew Dewey, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. Landolt, C. A. Wolff, and M. K. Politovich
 S36A Survey of Impacts Resulting from the Drought of 2007 in Kentucky  extended abstract
Crystal J. Bergman, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
 S37Cloud photogrammetry and single-Doppler radar analysis of the 5 June 2009 La Grange, WY tornado during VORTEX 2  
Rachel Ducharme, Lyndon State College, Lyndonville, VT; and A. McGee and N. Atkins
 S38Quality Assessment of a Winter Road Maintenance Decision Support System  
Eric Haave, NCAR, Boulder, Colorado; and M. B. Chapman and S. Linden
 S39Reconsidering the role of Rossby waves and inertia-gravity waves in the Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO)  
Alex Omar Gonzalez, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
 S40Verification of ESTOFEX lightning and severe weather forecasts  
Alex Kowaleski, Davidson College, Winter Springs, FL; and H. E. Brooks and C. A. Doswell III
 S41Evaluation of the CALIPSO Satellite Cloud Sub-Type Classification Product over a Global Distribution  
Christopher J. Slocum, NASA/LRC DEVELOP National Program, University Park, PA
 S42A Case Study of the 13-14 February 2007 Extended Sleet Event  
Matthew S. Potter, University at Albany, Albany, NY; and P. A. Selmer
 S43The influence of ENSO on tropical cyclone trajectories in the South Indian Ocean  
Kevin D. Ash, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL; and C. J. Matyas
 S44Comparison of the VORTRAC retrieved structure of Hurricane Danny (1997) to prior analyses  extended abstract
Matthew B. Paulus, UCAR, Boulder, CO
 S45Sources of carbon monoxide and formaldehyde in North American determined from high-resolution atmospheric data  
Scot M. Miller, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; and D. M. Matross, A. Andrews, D. B. Millet, M. Longo, E. W. Gottlieb, A. I. Hirsch, C. Gerbig, J. C. Lin, B. C. Daube, R. C. Hudman, P. L. S. Dias, V. Y. Chow, and S. C. Wofsy
 S46Exploring the possible existence of embedded supercell thunderstorms  
Dustin Edwin Pittman, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and R. J. Trapp
 S47Viability of weather dissemination via social network technologies  
Justin M. Wittrock, NWC REU, Ames, IA; and K. K. Droegemeier and S. A. Erickson
 S48Quantifying the onset of extra-tropical transition using four-dimensional analysis techniques  
Diedra D. Boyd, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS; and J. L. Dyer
 S49Developing the Ozarks pulse thunderstorm index  extended abstract
Doug Thomas Cramer, NOAA/NWSFO, Springfield, MO; and N. A. Lock
 S50Orographic Effects On Tropical Cyclogenesis Over Eastern Pacific Ocean  
Van Nguyen, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC; and Y. L. Lin and G. Tang
 S51Passage of Tropical Cyclones over Mountainous Islands Part I: Control Experiment  
Ian C. Colon-Pagan, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC; and Y. L. Lin, Y. H. Kuo, and S. Koch
 S52Examining the Effect of Tornadoes on Population in Oklahoma  
Eric Scott Apel, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL; and R. D. Ostrowski and P. A. Watson
 S53Evaluation of WSR-88D Methods to Predict Warm Season Convective Wind Events at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and Kennedy Space Center  
Jared Rennie, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH
 S54Spatial and temporal variability of precipitation in the Okavango-Kwando-Zambezi catchment, southern Africa  
Andrea E. Gaughan, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL; and P. R. Waylen
 S55Validation and development of existing and new RAOB based warm-season convective wind forecasting tools for Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and Kennedy Space Center  
Mitchell H. McCue, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH
 S56Kinematic structure and evolution of the 9 March 2006 Mississippi/Alabama bow echo  
Calvin Elkins, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL
 S57Climatology of Lake-Effect Clouds over the Great Lakes  
Lindsey Higgins, Byrd Polar Research Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; and D. Zelinsky and N. Laird
 S58Improving the Skill of the NWS's Extratropical Total Water Level Forecast System  extended abstract
Rosimar Rios-Berrios, NOAA/NWS/OST/MDL and UPRM, Mayagüez, PR
 S59Transverse cirrus bands and aviation turbulence  
Emily N. Wilson, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA; and L. C. Paulik, J. A. Knox, A. S. Bachmeier, M. Carter, J. E. Tarantino, and M. J. Mays
 S60Reduction in surface ozone concentrations under ultra-high temperatures in central California  
Adam James Davis, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; and R. C. Owen, S. Sillman, and A. Steiner
 S61The correlation between tornadoes and population density changes in Illinois  
David J. Anderson, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL; and J. A. Maples Sr.
 S62Modeling Wildfire Behavior and Analyzing Emissions  
Marques A. Cameron, SOARS, Woodbridge, VA
 S63Frequency, duration and synoptic setting of late summer heat waves in Georgia  
Myron Thomas Petro, University Of Georgia, Athens, GA; and J. A. Knox
 S64The effects of cloud cover on photosynthesis in a subalpine forest ecosystem focusing on Niwot Ridge, Colorado  
Raymond Jay Detweiler, UCAR, Boulder, CO
 S65Weather's impact on Golf Attendance  
John Parkinson, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL; and G. Matson
 S66Rainfall Climatology Study of Puerto Rico  
Mayra Oyola, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, PR; and A. F. Adames, I. Del Valle, J. M. Maldonado, A. Marrero, I. Ramos, and L. F. Bejarano, Ph.D
 S67Effects of the Saharan Air Layer on the 2006 Atlantic Hurricane Season, using level 2.0 AERONET AOT/AOD datasets  
Mayra I. Oyola, Howard University, California, MD
 S68Linking climate to landscape: Investigating the response of vegetation to precipitation variability in a semi-arid catchment area of southern Africa  
Forrest R. Stevens, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL; and A. E. Gaughan and C. Gibbes
 S69Analysis and prediction of heavy banded snow events in the Northeastern United States using independent variables  
Norman Shippee Jr., Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH
 S70Comparison of ABL Heights  
Sharome Goode, NCAR, Oklahoma City, OK; and S. Sokolovskiy, L. Cucurrull, and D. Hunt
 S71Climatology of Convection in Florida: Implications for Mercury Deposition  
Eleanor Ferguson, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; and F. J. Marsik, D. J. Posselt, and G. J. Keeler
 S72Analysis of diurnal trends in stratocumulus drizzle from the VOCALS field campaign  extended abstract
Angel F. Adames, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus, Mayagüez, PR; and C. Aldereguia and S. E. Yuter
 S73Interannual to decadal variability of dominant modes in the ocean circulation of the tropical western Indian Ocean  
Rondrotiana Barimalala, Earth System Physics Section, Trieste, Italy; and A. Bracco, F. Kucharski, and A. Crise
 S74Re-examination of Northeast United States Drought Trends and Characteristics  
Marcus D. Walter, SOARS/Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
 S75The impact of liquid water and ice in Arctic clouds on cloud radiative forcing and the surface energy budget  
Elizabeth A. Maroon, MIT, Cambridge, MA; and A. B. Solomon and M. Shupe
 S76The Generation, Maintenance and Propagation of the pre-Helene African Easterly Wave and Mesoscale Convective System over Africa: A Numerical Study and Analysis of the Environment  
James Spinks, North Carolina A & T State University, Greensboro, NC; and Y. L. Lin and G. Tang
 S77Fair-Weather diurnal wind field evolution in a complex mountainous region  extended abstract
Jonathan Michael Tippetts, Salt Lake City, UT; and C. D. Whiteman
 S78Laboratory Studies of Chlorine Activation by Nitrogen Oxides  
Justin A. Perry, JISAO/Univ. of Washington/Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA; and T. P. Riedel and J. A. Thornton
 S79Evaluation of MERRA using CERES cloud objects for the 1998 El Nino - La Nina transition  
Andrew Jongeward, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; and D. J. Posselt
 S80Statistical tropical cyclone track model for the western North Pacific with genesis dependence on large-scale climate state  
Emmi Yonekura, Columbia University, New York, NY; and T. M. Hall
 S81Mesoscale variability in the Gulf of Mexico and its impact on the marine ecosystem  
Yuley Cardona, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and A. Bracco
 S82Understanding the UHI effect of Minneapolis-St. Paul: a radar analysis of snowfall modification  
Nyssa M. Perryman, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS; and P. G. Dixon
 S83Climatology Study of African Easterly Wave and Mesoscale Convective System in Northern Africa from 2004-2006  
Wilson Jones, North Carolina A & T State University, Greensboro, NC
 S84Investigating the summertime midday precipitation peak in southeast Texas  
Brad J. Reinhart, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and C. McCaskill, L. J. Hopper Jr., and C. Schumacher
 S85Evolution of a tornadic supercell and its environment sampled by the Phased Array Radar and Oklahoma City Micronet  
Rick Hluchan, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and P. L. Heinselman
 S86Using atmospheric trajectories to study complex winter storms: Two case studies from central North Carolina  
Christopher M. Fuhrmann, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
 S87Modeling aerosol impacts on convective storms in different environments  
Rachel L. Storer, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and S. C. van den Heever and G. Stephens
 S88The DOW Radar Observations at Purdue study (DROPs)  
Robert J. Trapp, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and J. Carley, J. Damjanovic, A. Eggink, J. Gebhard, K. Hoogewind, E. Jones, O. Kellner, B. Kraemer, M. Laureano, L. Little, R. Miller, D. Pittman, K. Quardokus, E. D. Robinson, B. Schwedler, D. Sheehan, D. Pittman, D. Solomon, and M. Toth
 S89A Study of the 9 April 2009 Tornado Outbreak over the Shreveport, Louisiana County Warning Area (CWA)  
Ismarí Ramos, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, PR; and A. Garza and K. Falk
 S90Correlation between vehicle miles driven and air quality in the U.S  
Erica K. Dolinar, Millersville University, Millersville, PA
 S91Identifying Inland Impacts of Decaying Hurricanes Rita, Gustav, and Ike over Northern Louisiana and Northeast Texas  extended abstract
Idamis Del Valle, University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez Campus, Mayagüez, PR; and A. Garza and K. Stellman
 S92Classification of climatologic, synoptic and mesoscale patterns for tornadoes in the Mid-South (2009): Analysis of upper level jet streaks patterns to determine significant tornadoes development  
Janice M. Maldonado, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, PR; and T. L. Salem Jr. and J. Belles
 S93A Study of Cost of Hurricane Evacuations in Florida  
Allyson Clark, Penn State University, State College, PA; and J. L. Evans
 S94Diurnal variation in the latent heat flux  extended abstract
Joel P. Scott, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and M. A. Bourassa and C. A. Clayson
 S95On the spatial variability of storm accumulations in Southeast Texas  
Brian Haines, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and R. Husted, J. Stachnik, and C. Schumacher
 S96The effects of convective clouds on vertical scalar transport using a numerically simulated flow field  
Nicole Ngo, Columbia University, New York, NY; and C. H. Moeng and J. C. Weil
 S97Adaptation challenges to climate change disasters in the Karamoja cluster (cattle corridor) in Uganda  
Nanteza Jamiat, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
 S98Standard error of radar estimated precipitation as a function of distance and intensity  
Dustin Edwin Pittman, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and A. Eggink, J. Gebhard, B. Kraemer, L. Little, R. Miller, D. Sheehan, and D. Solomon
 S99Empirical analysis of the non-Gaussianity of global geopotential heights  
Maxime Perron, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and P. Sura
 S100An Analysis of Sea Surface Temperature Anomalies in the AVHRR & AMSR + AVHRR Datasets  
James J. Taeger, The Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and P. Sura
 S101On the changes in the distribution and strength of convection and the relationship with the rapid intensification of Super Typhoon Jangmi (2008)  
Levi Thatcher, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and Z. Pu
 S102COPS Climatology  
Tracy J. Emerson, NCAR, Boulder, CO
 S103The effect of marine cold-air outbreaks on tropical cyclone potential intensity in the Gulf of Mexico  
Rebecca Hunniford, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and C. A. Clayson and A. S. Bogdanoff
 S104A space weather forecasting contest: Fall '09 summary  
Brian D. Curtis, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA; and R. S. Weigel
 S105An Introductory Study of Warm Rain Productivity in Convective Clouds Influenced by Regional Climate Change  
Kathleen Quardokus, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and S. M. Blakely, P. R. Brandt, K. E. Fischer, K. K. Gleason, B. J. Harvey, A. S. Keller, T. M. Lucko, R. M. Meizberg, C. A. Miller, J. M. Palac, J. C. Rogers, C. K. Simpson, K. J. Snow, K. W. van Leer, T. C. Ward, B. S. Westfall, C. M. Woodward, J. M. Woznicki, and S. Lasher-Trapp
 S106Thunderstorm Identification and Geospatial Distribution Study  
Kathleen Quardokus, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and S. M. Blakely, P. R. Brandt, K. E. Fischer, K. K. Gleason, B. J. Harvey, A. S. Keller, T. M. Lucko, R. M. Meizberg, C. A. Miller, J. M. Palac, J. C. Rogers, C. K. Simpson, K. J. Snow, K. W. Van Leer, T. C. Ward, B. S. Westfall, C. M. Woodward, J. M. Woznicki, and R. J. Trapp
 S107Ocean response to hurricanes: A look a cold wake restratification  
Robert L. Deal, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and C. A. Clayson
 S108Aerosol dispersion in the boundary layer after autumnal frontal passages in Central London and Suburban Oklahoma  
Margaret Frey, ILREUM, Norman, OK
 S109Resolving the diurnal cycle in satellite derived sea surface temperatures and its significance on surface heat fluxes  
Rachel R. Weihs, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
 S110A case-by-case study of the Significant Tornado Parameter and non-tornadic supercells  
Sarah M. Glenn, NOAA/NWS, Norman, OK
 S111Comparison of GPS Dropsondes between developing and non-developing disturbances in the Atlantic  extended abstract
Diamilet Pérez, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus, Mayagüez, PR
 S112The Role of Midlatitude Circulations in Triggering Extratropical Convection during the 2004 North American Monsoon  
Bo Tan, DRI, Reno, NV; and A. Joros and M. L. Kaplan
 S113Analysis and characterization of Convective Monsoonal Surges into the Northern Great Basin  
Andrew Joros, DRI, Reno, NV; and M. L. Kaplan and B. Tan
 S114Statistical Prediction of the Storm Surge Associated with Cool Weather Storms at The Battery, New York  
Kamila Wisniewska, Hunter College, CUNY, Ridgewood, NY
 S115Observational Study of the Great Salt Lake Breeze  
Cody Oppermann, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Lincoln, NE; and E. T. Crosman and J. Horel
 

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