Aerosol impacts on extreme weather (lightning, storms, cyclones/hurricanes, floods/droughts, etc)-II

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Tuesday, 4 February 2014: 3:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room C207 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Host: Sixth Symposium on Aerosol-Cloud-Climate Interactions
Chair:  Barry Lynn, Weather It Is, LTD, Efrat, Israel
  3:30 PM
Impact of Aerosols on Convective Clouds and Precipitation (Invited Presentation)
Wei-Kuo Tao, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and X. Li, D. Wu, and J. J. Shi
  3:45 PM
Long-term trends of lightning and thunderstorms and the potential roles of aerosols in China
Zhanqing Li, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD; and X. Yang and J. Guo
  4:00 PM
The Simulation of a Destructive Squall-Line Event: Sensitivity to Fundamental Microphysical Processes
Barry H. Lynn, Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel; and A. Khain, N. Benmoshe, E. Ilotoviz, and K. Shpund

  4:30 PM
  4:45 PM
Impact of Aerosols on the Evolution of a Medicane in November 2011
Isabel Kraut, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany; and M. Bangert, C. Kottmeier, B. Vogel, and H. Vogel

  5:00 PM
Assimilating MODIS Aerosol Optical Depth using WRF-Chem on Tropical Cyclogenesis
Diana C. Centeno, San Jose State Univ., San Jose, CA; and S. Chiao and G. S. Jenkins
Manuscript (4.2 MB)

  5:15 PM
The Relative Impact of Aerosols and Environmental Moisture on the Characteristics of Low-Precipitation Supercells
Leah D. Grant, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and S. C. van den Heever