Session 10 Dynamics: ENSO, QBO, and the Response to Surface Forcing

Thursday, 27 January 2011: 11:00 AM-12:15 PM
3B (Washington State Convention Center)
Host: 16th Conference on Middle Atmosphere
Feng Li, USRA, GESTAR, Greenbelt, MD

11:00 AM
The response of the tropical lower stratosphere to ENSO
Isla R. Simpson, Columbia University, Palisades, NY; and T. G. Shepherd and M. Sigmond
11:15 AM
Influence of ENSO and QBO on the frequency of sudden stratospheric warmings
Jadwiga H. Richter, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and K. Matthes, N. Calvo, and L. J. Gray
11:30 AM
QBO Influence on Polar Stratospheric Variability in the GEOS Chemistry-Climate Model
Margaret M. Hurwitz, NASA Postdoctoral Program, Greenbelt, MD; and L. Oman, F. Li, I. S. Song, P. A. Newman, and J. E. Nielsen

11:45 AM
Mechanisms for the atmospheric circulation response to idealized thermal forcings in a simple GCM
Amy Hawes Butler, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC, College Park, MD; and D. W. J. Thompson
12:00 PM
Sensitivity of the stratospheric circulation to the latitude of thermal surface forcing
Barbara Winter, McGill Univ., Montreal, QC, Canada; and M. S. Bourqui

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