Robert A. Houze, Jr. Symposium

Program Chair: Shuyi S. Chen , Univ. of Miami/RSMAS

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Tuesday, 24 January 2017

8:30 AM-9:45 AM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

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Session 1
Tropical Convection and Global Weather and Climate
Location: 2AB (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: Robert A. Houze, Jr. Symposium
Chair: Shuyi Chen, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS
9:15 AM
1.3
9:30 AM
1.4

9:45 AM-10:00 AM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

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Session 2
MCSs in Mid-latitudes and Tropics, Part I
Location: 2AB (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: Robert A. Houze, Jr. Symposium
Chair: Courtney Schumacher, Texas A&M University
9:45 AM
2.1

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017


Coffee Break
Location: 4AB (Washington State Convention Center )

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

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Session 3
MCSs in Mid-latitudes and Tropics, Part II
Location: 2AB (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: Robert A. Houze, Jr. Symposium
Chair: Courtney Schumacher, Texas A&M University
10:30 AM
3.1
Observations and Modeling of Mid-Latitude Squall Lines
Scott A. Braun, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and B. Smull
11:00 AM
3.3
Reflections on Radar Observations of Mesoscale Precipitation
Sandra E. Yuter, North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC; and D. B. Mechem
11:45 AM
3.6

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

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Session 4
Tropical Cyclones
Location: 2AB (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: Robert A. Houze, Jr. Symposium
Chair: Anthony C. Didlake Jr., Penn State University

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )

Poster Session 1
Houze Symposium Posters
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: Robert A. Houze, Jr. Symposium
Organizers: Shuyi Chen, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS; Angela Rowe, University of Washington
369
Intense Thunderstorms in the Tropics and Subtropics and Their Associated Atmospheric Environment
Baohua Chen, Texas A&M University & Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, TX; and C. Liu

371
Understanding the Revival of the Indian Summer Monsoon after Breaks
Govardhan Dandu, University of Hyderabad, India, Hyderabad, India; and A. Karumuri and B. R. Vadlamudi

372
Role of Stratiform Heating on the Organization of Convection over the Monsoon Trough
Ajayamohan Ravindran, New York University, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; and B. Khouider, A. Majda, and Q. Deng

373
Moisture-Radiative Cooling Instability
Tom Beucler, MIT, Cambridge, MA; and T. W. Cronin

Handout (1.3 MB)

374
An Exploration of Tropical Jet Available Potential Energy
Lindsey E. Nytes, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and G. J. Tripoli

Handout (1.6 MB)

376
377
Characteristics of Cold Pools during the DYNAMO Field Campaign: Observations and SAM Simulations
Arunchandra Susheela Chandra, RSMAS, Miami, FL; and P. Zuidema, S. Krueger, A. Kochanski, S. P. de Szoeke, and B. E. Mapes

378
Using C-POL Data to Calibrate a Stochastic Parametrization of Organized Convection
Elsa Cardoso-Bihlo, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada; and C. Schumacher, B. Khouider, and M. De La Chevrotière

379
380
Impact of Shallow Cumulus on Cloud-Permitting WRF Simulations of the Diurnal Cycle of Deep Convection over the Amazon
Zhe Feng, PNNL, Richland, WA; and S. Hagos, L. K. Berg, C. Burleyson, J. Comstock, Y. Qian, J. Fast, C. Schumacher, S. Giangrande, and C. N. Long

381
Analysis of Tropical Rainfall Properties during GoAmazon2014/5 using Radar and Disdrometer Observations
Sophie Mayne, University of Texas A&M, College Station, TX; and C. Schumacher, L. Machado, and J. D. Fuentes

382
383
The Sensitivity of Rainfall Distributions to Time, Space, and the Environment over Kwajalein Atoll
Lily J Campbell, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and C. Schumacher

385
The Environment of Aggregated Deep Convection
Chien-Ming Wu, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

392
Turbulence Estimates in Marine Stratocumulus Clouds from Doppler Cloud Radar
Kathryn L. Verlinden, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR; and S. P. de Szoeke

393
399
Quantifying the Transport of Air into Mesoscale Convective System Updrafts
Rachel M. Phinney, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE; and P. J. Marinescu and S. C. Van den Heever

400
The Evolution of Latent Heating Profiles in Midlatitude Mesoscale Convective Systems and a Simple Parameterization for Global Models
Peter J. Marinescu, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and S. C. van den Heever, S. M. Saleeby, and S. M. Kreidenweis

403
Climatologies of Precipitation Bands over the USA and UK
David M. Schultz, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom; and J. G. Fairman Jr., D. J. Kirshbaum, S. L. Gray, and A. I. Barrett

Handout (12.1 MB)

405
Warm-Season Precipitation Organization in the Southeast United States: Current and Future Climate
Thomas M. Rickenbach, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC; and R. Nieto-Ferreira and M. Nissenbaum

408
The Potential Vorticity Dynamics of African Easterly Waves
James O. H. Russell, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and A. R. Aiyyer

Handout (2.7 MB)

412
416
How Do Principal Rainbands Form in Tropical Cyclones?
Yumin Moon, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and R. A. Houze Jr.

417
Formation of Tropical Cyclone Spiral Rainbands in Idealized Numerical Simulations
Diamilet Perez-Betancourt, MIT, Cambridge, MA; and K. A. Emanuel

418
Influences of Bimodel Vertical Wind Shear on the Structure and Intensity of Typhoon Fitow (2013)
Hancheng Lu, Institutes of Meteorology and Oceanography, PLA University of Science and Technology, Nanjing, China; and Q. H. Li

419
Evaluation of Tropical Cyclone Structure in the GFDL fvGFS Model
Andrew Hazelton, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; and J. H. Chen, L. Harris, and S. J. Lin

425
Retrieved Thermodynamic Structure of Hurricane Rita (2005) from RAINEX
Michael M. Bell, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and A. M. Foerster

428
The Role of the WISHE Mechanism in Secondary Eyewall Formation
Chieh-Jen Cheng, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan; and C. C. Wu

430
Behind the Rapid Intensification of Hurricane Patricia, the Strongest Recorded Hurricane in History
K. Ryder Fox, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, NM; and F. Judt

Handout (9.3 MB)

431
Variabilities of Drag Coefficient under Five Tropical Cyclones
Je-Yuan Hsu, APL/University of Washington, SEATTLE, WA; and R. C. Lien, E. A. D'Asaro, and T. B. Sanford

436
Impacts of the Western Ghats on Regional Precipitation in the Summer Monsoon
Gang Zhang, Yale University, New Haven, CT; and R. B. Smith

438
Vertical Structure and Character of Precipitation in the Tropical High Andes of Bolivia and Southern Peru
Jason Endries, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC; and L. B. Perry, S. E. Yuter, A. Seimon, M. Andrade, G. Mamani, M. Bonshoms, F. Velarde, R. Winkelmann, M. Rado, N. Montoya, and S. Arias

Handout (1.4 MB)

439
The Chilean Orographic and Mesoscale Precipitation Study (CHOMPS): Field Program Description and Initial Results
Leah Campbell, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and R. Garreaud, J. R. Minder, and W. J. Steenburgh

443
Photogrammetric Analysis of Rotor Clouds Observed during T-REX
Ulrike Romatschke, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and V. Grubišić and J. A. Zehnder

Handout (5.0 MB)

4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

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Session 5
Orographic Precipitation
Location: 2AB (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: Robert A. Houze, Jr. Symposium
Chair: Angela Rowe, University of Washington
4:45 PM
5.4

6:30 PM-9:30 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017


Robert Houze, Jr. Symposium Banquet
Location: Cirrus Ballroom (Sheraton Seattle Hotel)