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Monday, 18 January 2010
7:30 AM-5:30 PM, Monday
Registration Open
 
Tuesday, 19 January 2010
8:30 AM-9:45 AM, Tuesday, B306
Joint Session 3 Data Collection, Interpretation, Assimilation, and Stewardship (Joint between the 14th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), the First Symposium on Planetary Atmospheres, the 14th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, the 12th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry, the 20th Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences, the 24th Conference on Hydrology, and the 18th Conference on Applied Climatology)
Chair: Stan Benjamin, NOAA/ESRL/GSD, Boulder, CO
8:30 AMJ3.1The Impacts on Air Traffic of Volcanic Ash from the 2009 Mt. Redoubt Eruption  extended abstract
Alexander Matus, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and L. A. Hudnall, J. J. Murray, and A. Krueger
8:45 AMJ3.2UrbanNet: Urban Environment Monitoring and Modeling with a Wireless Sensor Network  extended abstract
Paul J. Croft, Kean Univ., Union, NJ; and P. Morreale, F. Qi, A. Tropek, and M. Andujar
9:00 AMJ3.3Network of Weather and Climate Observing Networks (NOWCON)  extended abstract
Samuel P. Williamson, Office of the Federal Coordinator for Meteorology, Silver Spring, MD; and J. E. Stailey and S. J. Taijeron
9:15 AMJ3.4Comparison of COOP and new HCN-M temperature products  
John R. Christy, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL
9:30 AMJ3.5The Impact of Temporally Varying Snowfall Rates on Holdover Time using the LWE and Check Time Systems  
Roy Rasmussen, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. Landolt, J. Black, and A. Gaydos
 
9:45 AM-11:00 AM, Tuesday, Exhibit Hall B2
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
 
11:00 AM-6:00 PM, Tuesday, Exhibit Hall B1
Exhibits Open
 
12:00 PM-1:30 PM, Tuesday, B208
Kuettner Symposium Luncheon
12:00 PMB1.1Joach Kuettner—A Man in Love with the Sky  
Einar Enevoldson, The Perlan Project, Emeryville, CA
 
12:00 PM-1:30 PM, Tuesday
Lunch Break (Cash and Carry in Exhibit Hall)
 
1:30 PM-3:00 PM, Tuesday, B213
Session 1 Spacecraft and ground-based observations of planetary atmospheres
Chair: Mark I. Richardson, CALTECH, Pasadena, CA
1:30 PM1.1Isotopic ratios in Titan's stratosphere from Cassini CIRS and implications for evolution of the atmosphere  
Conor A. Nixon, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and D. E. Jennings, P. N. Romani, A. Jolly, B. Bézard, A. Coustenis, N. A. Teanby, P. G. J. Irwin, S. Vinatier, and F. M. Flasar
1:45 PM1.2Satellite-derived cloud motion winds in the north polar region of Mars  
David A. Santek, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and E. Sorensen, S. Limaye, and B. Cantor
2:00 PM1.3Assimilating TES radiances with the DART/Planet-WRF ensemble data assimilation system  
Greg Lawson, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA; and J. Anderson and N. Collins
2:15 PM1.4Martian Atmospheric Data Assimilation Using an Ensemble Kalman Filter  
Matthew J. Hoffman, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; and S. J. Greybush, R. J. Wilson, G. Gyarmati, R. N. Hoffman, K. Ide, E. J. Kostelich, T. Miyoshi, I. Szunyogh, and E. Kalnay
2:30 PM1.5Martian atmosphere breeding: elucidating atmospheric instabilities  
Steven J. Greybush, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and E. Kalnay, M. J. Hoffman, T. Miyoshi, K. Ide, and R. J. Wilson
2:45 PM1.6Assimilation of TES data into a Mars general circulation model using LETKF  
Eugenia Kalnay, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD; and S. J. Greybush, M. J. Hoffman, R. J. Wilson, J. Eluszkiewicz, R. N. Hoffman, K. Ide, and T. Miyoshi
 
3:00 PM-3:30 PM, Tuesday, Exhibit Hall B1
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
 
3:30 PM-5:30 PM, Tuesday, B216
Joint Session 4 Research on extreme weather and climate events and inter-relationships (Joint between the 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change, the First Symposium on Planetary Atmospheres, the First Environment and Health Symposium, the 20th Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences, the 24th Conference on Hydrology, the 18th Conference on Applied Climatology, the First Conference on Weather, Climate, and the New Energy Economy, and the Committee on Climate Services)
Chair: David R. Easterling, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC
3:30 PMJ4.1The relative increase of record high maximum temperatures compared to record low minimum temperatures in the U.S  
Gerald Meehl, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and C. Tebaldi, G. Walton, D. R. Easterling, and L. R. McDaniel
3:45 PMJ4.2A common Midwestern question: Where have all our 90°F days gone?  
David Changnon, Northern Illinois Univ., DeKalb, IL; and V. A. Gensini and J. Prell
4:00 PMJ4.3Using large scale circulation indices to predict the intensity of cold air outbreaks over extended time scales across the southeastern U.S  
Charles E. Konrad, NOAA Southeastern Regional Climate Center, Chapel Hill, NC
4:15 PMJ4.4Heat waves and cold spells in a warming climate  
Karsten Steinhaeuser, ORNL, Oak Ridge, TN; and A. R. Ganguly
4:30 PMJ4.6Extreme european weather regimes  
Ricardo Morais Fonseca, Portugal; and B. J. Hoskins and M. Blackburn
4:45 PMJ4.7Meteorological features of observed trends in U.S. heavy precipitation events  
Kenneth E. Kunkel, DRI, Reno, NV; and D. R. Easterling, B. E. Gleason, D. A. R. Kristovich, R. A. Smith, and L. Ensor
5:00 PMJ4.8Contemporary climatic changes in North America and Northern Eurasia with foci on extreme events and transitions through environmentally and socio-economically significant thresholds  
Pavel Ya. Groisman, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and R. W. Knight and T. R. Karl
5:15 PMJ4.5Climatological, meteorological, and societal implications for the large number of fatalities from central Florida Dry Season tornadoes during El Niño  extended abstract
Bartlett C. Hagemeyer, NOAA/NWS, Melbourne, FL; and L. A. Jordan, A. L. Moses, S. M. Spratt, and D. F. Van Dyke III
 
Wednesday, 20 January 2010
8:30 AM-10:00 AM, Wednesday, B215
Joint Session 5 Advances in Modeling, From Local through Regional to Large Scale, and From Deterministic to Ensemble-Probabilistic Prediction Part I (Joint between the 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change, the 14th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), the First Symposium on Planetary Atmospheres, the 14th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, the 12th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry, the 20th Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences, and the 24th Conference on Hydrology)
Chair: Ed Olenic, NOAA/NWS/CPC, Camp Springs, MD
8:30 AMJ5.1On the seamless prediction of weather and climate  
Timothy N. Palmer, ECMWF, Reading, United Kingdom
8:45 AMJ5.2Performance of the NOAA FIM global ensemble prediction system for hurricanes during the 2009 season  
Tom Hamill, NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and J. S. Whitaker and S. Benjamin
9:00 AMJ5.3Why does cloud superparameterization improve the simulated daily rainfall cycle in a multiscale climate modeling framework?  
Michael S. Pritchard, SIO/Univ. Of California, La Jolla, CA; and R. C. J. Somerville
9:15 AMJ5.4North Pacific decadal variability and climate change in the IPCC AR4 models  
Jason C. Furtado, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and E. Di Lorenzo
9:30 AMJ5.5Aquaplanet GCM simulations of tropical intraseasonal variability  
Eric D. Maloney, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and W. Hannah
9:45 AMJ5.6Factors affecting forecast skill of the MJO over the Maritime Continent  
Augustin Vintzileos, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC - SAIC, Camp Springs, MD
 
10:00 AM-10:30 AM, Wednesday
Coffee Break in Meeting Room Foyer
 
10:30 AM-12:00 PM, Wednesday, B215
Joint Session 6 Advances in Modeling, From Local through Regional to Large Scale, and From Deterministic to Ensemble-Probabilistic Prediction Part II (Joint between the 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change, the 14th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), the First Symposium on Planetary Atmospheres, the 14th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, the 12th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry, the 20th Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences, and the 24th Conference on Hydrology)
Chair: Ed Olenic, NOAA/NWS/CPC, Camp Springs, MD
10:30 AMJ6.1Quantifying Contributions to Polar Warming Amplification in a Coupled General Circulation Model  
Ming Cai, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL; and J. Lu
10:45 AMJ6.2The development of a coupled hurricane storm surge forecasting Model for the Pascagoula River  
David A. Ramirez Jr., NOAA/NWS, Slidell, LA
11:00 AMJ6.3Evaluation of the new Australian climate model ACCESS  
Ian G. Watterson, CAWCR, Aspendale, Victoria, Australia; and L. Rikus, B. Hu, and T. Elliott
11:15 AMJ6.4Mesoscale circulations in the urban-coastal environment: a modeling analysis and assessment of sensitivity to high-fidelity representation of the urban canopy  
Michael Carter, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS; and J. M. Shepherd, S. Burian, and I. Jeyachandran
11:30 AMJ6.5Ensemble downscaling of seasonal forecasts  
R. W. Arritt, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
11:45 AMJ6.6The misrepresentation of Tropical SSTs in climate models  
Prashant D. Sardeshmukh, Univ. of Colorado/CIRES/CDC and NOAA/ESRL/PSD, Boulder, CO; and S. I. Shin
 
11:00 AM-6:30 PM, Wednesday
Exhibits Open
 
12:00 PM-1:30 PM, Wednesday
Lunch Break (Cash and Carry in Exhibit Hall)
 
2:30 PM-4:00 PM, Wednesday, Exhibit Hall B2
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
 
4:00 PM-5:30 PM, Wednesday, B314
Session 2 Numerical modeling of planetary meteorology and climate dynamics
Chair: Mark I. Richardson, CALTECH, Pasadena, CA
4:00 PM2.1Striving towards simulating all known atmospheres equally well: vertical coordinate and pressure-gradient force  
Timothy E. Dowling, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
4:15 PM2.2Simulation of Venus' general circulation  
Christopher Lee, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA
4:30 PM2.3Atmospheric circulations of terrestrial planets orbiting low mass stars  
Adam R. Edson, ITT Visual Information Solutions, Springfield, VA; and S. Lee, P. R. Bannon, D. Pollard, and J. Kasting
4:45 PM2.4Formation of zonal jets by large-scale latent heating on the giant planets  
Adam P. Showman, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and Y. Lian
5:00 PM2.5Methane in Titan's weather and climate  
Jonathan L. Mitchell, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA
5:15 PM2.6The dynamics and structure of Titan's middle atmosphere  
F. Michael Flasar, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD
 
5:30 PM-6:30 PM, Wednesday, Exhibit Hall B1
Reception in Exhibit Hall (Cash Bar)
 
7:00 PM-9:00 PM, Wednesday, Thomas Murphy Ballroom 1-4
AMS Annual Awards Banquet
 
Thursday, 21 January 2010
7:30 AM-8:30 AM, Thursday, B208
Washington Symposium Breakfast
 
9:45 AM-1:30 PM, Thursday
Exhibits Open
 
9:45 AM-11:00 AM, Thursday, Exhibit Hall B2
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
 
11:00 AM-12:15 PM, Thursday, B211
Session 3 Martian Atmosphere and Climate
Chair: Mark I. Richardson, CALTECH, Pasadena, CA
11:00 AM3.1Modeling the global Martian atmosphere  
R. John Wilson, NOAA/GFDL, Princeton, NJ; and M. I. Richardson
11:15 AM3.2Application of mesoscale atmospheric models to Mars missions  
Scot C. R. Rafkin, Southwest Research Institute, Boulder, CO
11:30 AM3.3Dust lifting on Mars: towards better representations of reality  
Claire E. Newman, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA; and M. I. Richardson and A. D. Toigo
11:45 AM3.4Global constraints on precipitation in Mars' ancient past  
Alejandro Soto, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA; and M. I. Richardson
12:00 PM3.5Modeling Milankovitch cycles on Mars  
Mark I. Richardson, CALTECH, Pasadena, CA; and M. Mischna
 
1:30 PM-3:00 PM, Thursday, B211
Joint Session 8 New challenges for applied meteorology and climatology (Joint between the 18th Conference on Applied Climatology, the First Symposium on Planetary Atmospheres, the 14th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, the First Environment and Health Symposium, the 12th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry, the 20th Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences, the First Conference on Weather, Climate, and the New Energy Economy, and the Fifth Symposium on Policy and Socio-economic Research)
Chair: Melissa Griffin, Florida Climate Center/Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL
1:30 PMJ8.1Developing useful science: methods for engaging stakeholders and evaluating integrated climate tools  
Gigi Owen, CLIMAS/University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and K. Averyt, K. Werner, and D. Ferguson
1:45 PMJ8.210 years of the U.S. Drought Monitor: a look back and a look forward  
Mark D. Svoboda, National Drought Mitigation Center, Lincoln, NE; and B. Fuchs, S. Scott, and J. Nothwehr
2:00 PMJ8.3User-driven downscaling: advances in data apportioning and analysis to augment adaptation planning  
Edwin P. Maurer, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA; and L. D. Brekke, T. Pruitt, K. D. White, E. Ochs, P. Duffy, and E. H. Girvetz
2:15 PMJ8.4Trends of U.S. snowfall and snow cover in a warming world, 1948-2008  extended abstract
Richard R. Heim Jr., NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC
J8.5Use of the Brazilian Model of Climate and Health (BHMC) in order to estimate admissions for respiratory diseases in Brazil  extended abstract
Micheline S. Z. S. Coelho, Weather Brasilian Service, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
2:30 PMJ8.6Martian dust storm hazards: improving characterization and forecasting  
Nicholas Heavens, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA; and M. I. Richardson, I. J. McEwan, and M. W. Busch
 
3:00 PM-3:30 PM, Thursday
Coffee Break in Meeting Room Foyer
 
5:00 PM-5:05 PM, Thursday
AMS 90th Annual Meeting Adjourns
 

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