19th Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification

Program Chair: Daniel W. Breed , NCAR

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Saturday, 5 January 2013

7:30 AM-10:00 AM: Saturday, 5 January 2013


Registration for Student Conference and Short Course
Location: 4th Street Atrium (Austin Convention Center)

Sunday, 6 January 2013

7:30 AM-9:00 AM: Sunday, 6 January 2013


Registration for Short Course and Conference for Early Career Professionals
Location: 4th Street Atrium (Austin Convention Center)

9:00 AM-6:00 PM: Sunday, 6 January 2013


Registration Open for Annual Meeting
Location: 4th Street Atrium (Austin Convention Center)

12:00 PM-4:00 PM: Sunday, 6 January 2013


WeatherFest
Location: Exhibit Hall 1 (Austin Convention Center)

Monday, 7 January 2013

7:30 AM-5:30 PM: Monday, 7 January 2013


Registration Continues Through January 9
Location: 4th Street Atrium (Austin Convention Center)

9:00 AM-11:00 AM: Monday, 7 January 2013


Spouses' Coffee
Location: Hilton Hotel (Austin Convention Center)

10:30 AM-11:00 AM: Monday, 7 January 2013


Coffee Break
Location: Ballroom D Foyer (Austin Convention Center)

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Monday, 7 January 2013


Lunch Break

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Monday, 7 January 2013


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (Austin Convention Center)

5:30 PM-7:30 PM: Monday, 7 January 2013


Reception and Exhibits Opening
Location: Exhibit Hall 4 (Austin Convention Center)

Tuesday, 8 January 2013

8:30 AM-9:45 AM: Tuesday, 8 January 2013

Recording files available
Session 1
Cloud Seeding: Conceptual Models and Program Evaluations
Location: Room 9A (Austin Convention Center)
Host: 19th Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification
Cochairs: Terry W. Krauss, Alberta Severe Weather Management Society and Krauss Weather Services Inc., Red Deer, AB; Sarah Tessendorf, NCAR, Boulder, CO
  8:30 AM
1.1
  9:00 AM
1.3
A 10-year Analysis of Operational Cloud Seeding Conducted by the Texas Weather Modification Association
Jonathan A. Jennings, Texas Weather Modification Association, San Angelo, TX; and T. R. Flanagan, S. D. Beall, J. Wright Puryear, and A. Ruiz Columbe
  9:15 AM
1.4
A new look at statistical evaluations of cloud seeding experiments
Roelof T. Bruintjes, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and M. Dixon, C. Weeks, and S. Tessendorf

9:00 AM-11:00 AM: Tuesday, 8 January 2013


Spouses' Coffee
Location: Hilton Hotel (Austin Convention Center)

9:30 AM-11:00 AM: Tuesday, 8 January 2013


Poster Session 1
Weather Modification: Aerosol Effects, Urban Effects, Modeling Studies.
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (Austin Convention Center)
Host: 19th Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification
Chair: Daniel Breed, NCAR/RAL, Boulder, CO
 
214
Validation of WRF and WRF LES Simulations of the Dispersal of Ground-generated AgI Nuclei
Xia Chu, Univ. of Wyoming, Laramie, WY; and L. Xue, B. Geerts, and B. A. Boe

Poster PDF (1.0 MB)

 
215
Estimating Boundary Layer Depths in Mexico City
Evi Becerra-Acosta, Secretaria del Medio Ambiente, Distrito Federal, Mexico; and D. K. Adams, A. Retama-Hernandez, W. Gutierrez-Lopez, M. Garcia-Espinoza, O. Hernandez-Rivera, and M. Robles-Roldan

9:45 AM-11:00 AM: Tuesday, 8 January 2013


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (Austin Convention Center)

11:00 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 8 January 2013


4
Cause and Effect: Detecting Planned and Inadvertent Changes in the Weather
Location: Room 9A (Austin Convention Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the 19th Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification; and the Symposium on the Role of Statistical Methods in Weather and Climate Prediction )
Moderators: Daniel W. Breed, NCAR, Boulder, CO; Barbara G. Brown, NCAR, Boulder, CO
Panelists: Arlen W. Huggins, DRI, Reno, NV; Marion P. Mittermaier, Met Office, Exeter, ; Tressa Fowler, NCAR, Boulder, CO; David W. Pierce, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA
  11:00 AM
Detection and Attribution by David Pierce

  11:15 AM
Panel Discussion

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Tuesday, 8 January 2013


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Tuesday, 8 January 2013

Recording files available
Themed Joint Session 23
Impacts of Anthropogenic Aerosols on Clouds, Precipitation, Circulation, and Severe Storms—Part I
Location: Room 5ABC (Austin Convention Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the Fifth Symposium on Aerosol-Cloud-Climate Interactions; and the 19th Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification )
Chair: Jiwen Fan, PNNL, Richland, WA
CoChair: Daniel Rosenfeld, Hebrew University, Jerusalem,
  2:15 PM
TJ23.3
  2:30 PM
TJ23.4
Does aerosol pollution of orographic clouds result in precipitation suppression in the Australian Snowy Mountains?
Thomas H. Chubb, Monash Univ., Melbourne, VIC, Australia; and S. T. Siems and M. J. Manton
  2:45 PM
TJ23.5A
Electrical Activity and Microphysics of Deep Convective Clouds
Nir Benmoshe, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel; and A. P. Khain

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Tuesday, 8 January 2013


Coffee Break
Location: Exhibit Hall 4 (Austin Convention Center)

Meet the President
Location: Room 1 (Austin Convention Center)

3:30 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 8 January 2013

Recording files available
Session 2
Applications of Numerical Models to Weather and Climate Modification
Location: Room 9A (Austin Convention Center)
Host: 19th Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification
Cochairs: Paul A. Kucera, NCAR, Boulder, CO; Bruce A. Boe, Weather Modification, Inc., Fargo, ND
  3:30 PM
2.1
Effects of Increased Horizontal Resolution on Resolving Convection and Convective Initiation
Mariusz Starzec, Univ. of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND; and G. Mullendore, P. A. Kucera, D. Delene, and D. Langerud
  3:45 PM
2.2
Utilizing Surface Observations and Modeling with HYSPLIT to Assess Low-Level Stability for the Targeting of Cloud Seeding Material
David P. Yorty, North American Weather Consultants, Sandy, UT; and W. Weston, M. Solak, and D. Griffith
  4:00 PM
2.3
AgI cloud seeding effects as seen in WRF simulations
Lulin Xue, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and A. Hashimoto, M. Murakami, S. Tessendorf, R. M. Rasmussen, E. Nelson, D. Breed, D. Blestrud, P. Holbrook, and S. Parkinson
  4:15 PM
2.4
A real-time cloud seeding guidance system based on the WRF model
Sarah Tessendorf, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and L. Xue, R. Rasmussen, D. Blestrud, P. Holbrook, and S. Parkinson
  4:30 PM
2.5
Comparisons between WRF simulations and ground observed trace chemistry
Roy M. Rasmussen, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and L. Xue, S. Tessendorf, D. Blestrud, P. Holbrook, and S. Parkinson
  4:45 PM
2.6
Seeding of Cirrus Clouds to Reduce Global Warming
David L. Mitchell, DRI, Reno, NV; and J. Mejia, M. Kuebbeler, U. Lohmann, and M. Xiao
  5:00 PM
2.7
Land use change impacts on cloud and precipitation formation in the coastal regions of Sarawak, Malaysia
Udaysankar S. Nair, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and J. G. Fairman Jr., S. Cantonwine, J. S. Reid, and S. Christopher

  5:15 PM
2.8
New York City's Summer 2010 Numerical Simulations using WRF's Building Energy Parameterization
Estatio Gutierrez, City College of New York, New York, NY; and J. Gonzalez, M. Arend, and R. D. Bornstein

7:30 PM-9:30 PM: Tuesday, 8 January 2013


Duce Symposium Banquet
Location: Hilton Hotel (Austin Convention Center)

Wednesday, 9 January 2013

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Wednesday, 9 January 2013

Recording files available
Session 3
Research Field Programs and Physical Evidence of Seeding Effects
Location: Room 9A (Austin Convention Center)
Host: 19th Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification
Cochairs: Arlen W. Huggins, DRI, Reno, NV; Roelof Bruintjes, NCAR, Boulder, CO
  8:30 AM
3.1
Overview of the POLarimetric Cloud Analysis and Seeding Test (POLCAST) Field Program in Eastern North Dakota
Paul A. Kucera, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and C. Weeks, D. J. Delene, G. L. Mullendore, and D. Langerud
  8:45 AM
3.2
Ground based evaluations of an experimental cloud seeding module implemented in a high-resolution (1.8km) WRF model for wintertime orographic cloud seeding
Melvin L. Kunkel, Idaho Power, Boise, ID; and D. Blestrud, P. Holbrook, S. Parkinson, R. Rasmussen, S. Tessendorf, L. Xue, and M. Leuthold

  9:00 AM
3.3
An overview of the ASCII 2012 (AgI Cloud Seeding Impact Investigation) campaign
Bart Geerts, Univ. of Wyoming, Laramie, WY; and X. Chu, B. Pokharel, K. Friedrich, and D. Breed
  9:15 AM
3.4
Airborne and Ground-based Sampling of Ice Nuclei over the Medicine Range of Wyoming
Bruce A. Boe, Weather Modification, Inc., Fargo, ND; and J. T. McPartland, T. W. Krauss, J. A. Heimbach, L. Xue, and X. Chu
  9:30 AM
3.5

9:00 AM-11:00 AM: Wednesday, 9 January 2013


Spouses' Coffee
Location: Hilton Hotel (Austin Convention Center)

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Wednesday, 9 January 2013


Coffee Break
Location: Exhibit Hall 4 (Austin Convention Center)

Meet the President
Location: Room 1 (Austin Convention Center)

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Wednesday, 9 January 2013

Recording files available
Themed Joint Session 51
Aerosol-cloud Interactions in Weather Forecasting
Location: Room 9A (Austin Convention Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the 19th Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification; and the Fifth Symposium on Aerosol-Cloud-Climate Interactions )
Cochairs: William. R. Cotton, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; Daniel Rosenfeld, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Non US
  10:30 AM
TJ51.1
  10:45 AM
TJ51.2
What is the Role of Aerosol Particle Size Distributions on Precipitation in Coastal Urban Environments?
Nathan Hosannah, City College, New York, NY; and J. E. González, D. Comarazamy, and R. D. Bornstein
  11:00 AM
TJ51.3
CCN Pollution Impacts on Hailstorms
William. R. Cotton, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and A. Loftus and G. G. Carrio
  11:15 AM
TJ51.4
  11:30 AM
TJ51.5
  11:45 AM
TJ51.6

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Wednesday, 9 January 2013


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Wednesday, 9 January 2013

Recording files available
Session 4
Urban Impacts on Thunderstorms and Weather Extremes - Part I
Location: Room 9A (Austin Convention Center)
Host: 19th Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification
Cochairs: Dev Niyogi, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; Robert D. Bornstein, San Jose State Univ., San Jose, CA
  2:15 PM
4.4
Probing the Effects of City Size, Shape, and Pollution State on Storm Behavior: Prospectus for a New NASA Project
Geoffrey M. Henebry, South Dakota State Univ., Brookings, SD; and D. J. Stensrud, A. L. Steiner, C. Small, L. R. Musacchio, and K. M. de Beurs

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Wednesday, 9 January 2013


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (Austin Convention Center)

4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Wednesday, 9 January 2013

Recording files available
Session 5
Urban Impacts on Thunderstorms and Weather Extremes - Part II
Location: Room 9A (Austin Convention Center)
Host: 19th Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification
Cochairs: Robert D. Bornstein, San Jose State Univ., San Jose, CA; Dev Niyogi, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
  4:30 PM
5.3
Modeling Urban Impacts on Regional Weather of Central U.S
Laura J. Schisler, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Univ., Prescott, AZ; and J. Young, X. Fan, and R. Mahmood
  4:45 PM
5.4
The Impacts of Urbanization on Daily Precipitation Trends in the Kentucky-Ohio River Valley
Andrew J. Fultz, Mississippi State Univ., Mississippi State, MS; and J. D. Durkee and R. Mahmood
  5:00 PM
5.5
Observation and Modeling of Split Summer Thunderstorms Over New York City
Nathan Hosannah, City College of New York, New York, NY; and J. Gonzalez and R. D. Bornstein
  5:15 PM
5.6

5:30 PM-6:30 PM: Wednesday, 9 January 2013


Awards Banquet Reception in the Exhibit Hall
Location: Exhibit Hall 4 (Austin Convention Center)

7:00 PM-10:00 PM: Wednesday, 9 January 2013


93rd AMS Awards Banquet
Location: Ballroom D (Austin Convention Center)

Thursday, 10 January 2013

8:30 AM-9:30 AM: Thursday, 10 January 2013

Recording files available
Themed Joint Session 44
Impacts of Anthropogenic Aerosols on Clouds, Precipitation, Circulation, and Severe Storms, Part II
Location: Room 5ABC (Austin Convention Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the Fifth Symposium on Aerosol-Cloud-Climate Interactions; and the 19th Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification )
Chair: Daniel Rosenfeld, Hebrew University , Jerusalem,
CoChair: Zhanqing Li, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
  8:30 AM
J44.1
Invited Presentation: Impact of Aerosols on Convective Clouds and Precipitation
Wei-Kuo Tao, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and J. P. Chen, C. Wang, C. Zhang, and Z. Li
  8:45 AM
J44.2
Evidence of Microphysical Buffering of CCN Impacts on Wintertime Orographic clouds
W. R. Cotton, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and G. G. Carrio and S. M. Saleeby
  9:00 AM
J44.3
Aerosol-Induced Feedbacks within Tropical Anvil Clouds
Susan C. van den Heever, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO
  9:15 AM
J44.4

9:45 AM-11:00 AM: Thursday, 10 January 2013


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (Austin Convention Center)

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Thursday, 10 January 2013


Lunch Break

3:00 PM-3:05 PM: Thursday, 10 January 2013


Registration Closes

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Thursday, 10 January 2013


Coffee Break
Location: Levels 3 and 4 (Austin Convention Center)

Meet the President
Location: Room 1 (Austin Convention Center)

5:00 PM-5:05 PM: Thursday, 10 January 2013


AMS 93rd Annual Meeting Adjourns