Upper Troposphere / Lower Stratosphere

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Wednesday, 26 January 2011: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Washington State Convention Center
Host: 16th Conference on Middle Atmosphere
Diagnosis of tropical cyclone activity in the UT/LS through gravity wave energy density in the South West Indian Ocean
Choua´bou Ibrahim, Laboratoire de l'atmosphere et des cyclones, Saint Denis, Reunion

Validation of a new operational package for the Lagrangian diagnosis of stratosphere-troposphere exchange at Environment Canada
Michel S. Bourqui, McGill Univ., Montreal, QC, Canada; and A. Yamamoto, D. W. Tarasick, M. Moran, L. P. Beaudoin, I. Beres, J. Davies, A. Elford, C. Guertin, M. Osman, R. Wilkinson, W. Hocking, and P. S. Argall

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Cloud-top height variability associated with equatorial Kelvin waves in the tropical tropopause layer during the Mirai Indian Ocean cruise for the Study of the MJO-convection Onset (MISMO) campaign
Junko Suzuki, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC), Kanagawa, Japan; and M. Fujiwara, A. Hamada, and R. Shirooka

Effects of all-sky heating rates, nucleation mechanisms, convection, and waves on water vapor at the tropical tropopause
Leonhard Pfister, NASA/Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA; and E. Jensen