17th Annual Student Conference

Program Chairs: Aryeh J. Drager , Colorado State University ; Stacey M. Hitchcock , Colorado State Univ. ; Erik R. Nielsen , Colorado State Univ.

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Saturday, 6 January 2018

7:30 AM-10:00 AM: Saturday, 6 January 2018


Registration for Short Courses and Student Conference
Location: Atrium Lobby (Austin, Texas)

8:00 AM-9:00 AM: Saturday, 6 January 2018


Student Conference Breakfast
Location: EFG Foyer (ACC) (Austin, Texas)

9:00 AM-10:10 AM: Saturday, 6 January 2018

Recording files available
Session 1
Welcoming Remarks
Location: Ballroom D (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
9:00 AM
Welcome from the Student Conference Planning Commitee
Aryeh J. Drager, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and S. M. Hitchcock and E. R. Nielsen
9:20 AM
Welcome from AMS Acting President
Roger Wakimoto, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
9:35 AM
Address from the Edward Lorenz Teaching Excellence Award Winner
Susan van den Heever, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO
9:50 AM
Usable Science: Connecting science to action
Susan K. Avery, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO

10:10 AM-10:25 AM: Saturday, 6 January 2018


Student Conference AM Break
Location: EFG Foyer (ACC) (Austin, Texas)

10:25 AM-11:10 AM: Saturday, 6 January 2018


Session 2A
Breakout Panel Session: Public Sector
Location: Ballroom D (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
Chair: Kristy C. Carter, Iowa State University
Speakers: Charlie Woodrum, NWS; Daniel Nietfeld, NOAA/OAR/ESRL; Pamela L. Heinselman, NOAA/NSSL; Nicholas L. Hampshire, NOAA/NWS; Katherine Ertell, FEMA

Session 2B
Breakout Panel Session: Media
Location: Ballroom E (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
Chair: Matthew D. Flournoy, Univ. of Oklahoma
Speakers: Keli Pirtle, NOAA; Mariel Ruiz, THV11; Robert Henson, Weather Underground; Janice Huff, WNBC

Session 2C
Breakout Panel Session: Academia and Research
Location: Ballroom F (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
Chair: Aaron Alexander, University of California
Speakers: Vernon Morris, Howard University; Robin Tanamachi, Purdue Univ.; Courtney Schumacher, Texas A&M Univ.; Julio T. Bacmeister, NCAR; David D. Turner, NOAA/ESRL

Session 2D
Breakout Panel Session: Private Sector
Location: Ballroom G (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
Chair: Ajay Raghavendra, SUNY
Speakers: Sara Tucker, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.; B. David Dillahunt, Southwest Airlines Co.; Anthony R. Lupo, University of Missouri; Rebecca DePodwin, Accu Weather; Andrew Murray, OpenSnow

11:15 AM-12:00 PM: Saturday, 6 January 2018


Session 3A
Breakout Panel Session: Public Sector
Location: Ballroom D (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
Chair: Kristy C. Carter, Iowa State University
Speakers: Charlie Woodrum, NWS; Daniel Nietfeld, NOAA/OAR/ESRL; Nicholas L. Hampshire, NOAA/NWS; Pamela L. Heinselman, NOAA/NSSL; Katherine Ertell, FEMA

Session 3B
Breakout Panel Session: Media
Location: Ballroom E (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
Chair: Matthew D. Flournoy, Univ. of Oklahoma
Speakers: Keli Pirtle, NOAA; Mariel Ruiz, THV11; Robert Henson, Weather Underground; Janice Huff, WNBC

Session 3C
Breakout Panel Session: Academia and Research
Location: Ballroom F (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
Chair: Aaron Alexander, University of California at Davis
Speakers: Vernon Morris, Howard University; Courtney Schumacher, Texas A&M Univ.; Robin Tanamachi, Purdue Univ.; Julio T. Bacmeister, NCAR; David D. Turner, NOAA/ESRL

Session 3D
Breakout Panel Session: Private Sector
Location: Ballroom G (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
Chair: Ajay Raghavendra, SUNY
Speakers: Sara Tucker, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.; B. David Dillahunt, Southwest Airlines Co.; Anthony R. Lupo, University of Missouri; Rebecca DePodwin, Accu Weather; Andrew Murray, OpenSnow

12:00 PM-1:00 PM: Saturday, 6 January 2018


Student Conference Luncheon
Location: Exhibit Hall 5 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)

1:00 PM-1:30 PM: Saturday, 6 January 2018

Recording files available
Session 4
Introduction to Conversations with Professionals
Location: Ballroom D (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
Cochairs: Gaige Hunter Kerr, The Johns Hopkins Univ.; Minh Duc Phan, East Carolina Univ.

1:35 PM-3:45 PM: Saturday, 6 January 2018


Session 5A
Conversations with Professionals
Location: Ballroom E (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
Cochairs: Gaige Hunter Kerr, The Johns Hopkins Univ.; Minh Duc Phan, East Carolina Univ.
Speaker: Stephen Bennett, Riskpulse

Session 5B
Conversations with Professionals
Location: Ballroom G (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
Chair: Minh Duc Phan, East Carolina Univ.
CoChair: Gaige Hunter Kerr, The Johns Hopkins Univ.
Speaker: Jamison Hawkins, Lockheed Martin

Session 5C
Conversations with Professionals
Location: Room 16AB (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
Cochairs: Gaige Hunter Kerr, The Johns Hopkins Univ.; Minh Duc Phan, East Carolina Univ.
Speaker: Cesunica Ivey, Univ. of Nevada

Session 5D
Conversations with Professionals
Location: Room 18A (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
Cochairs: Gaige Hunter Kerr, The Johns Hopkins Univ.; Minh Duc Phan, East Carolina Univ.
Speaker: Karen Kosiba, Center for Severe Weather Research

Session 5E
Conversations with Professionals
Location: Room 18CD (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
Cochairs: Gaige Hunter Kerr, The Johns Hopkins Univ.; Minh Duc Phan, East Carolina Univ.
Speaker: Michael C. Morgan, University of Wisconsin

Session 5F
Conversations with Professionals
Location: Room 19AB (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
Cochairs: Gaige Hunter Kerr, The Johns Hopkins Univ.; Minh Duc Phan, East Carolina Univ.
Speaker: Andrew T. Pirring, INNOVIM, LLC

Session 5G
Conversations with Professionals
Location: Room 12A (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
Cochairs: Gaige Hunter Kerr, The Johns Hopkins Univ.; Minh Duc Phan, East Carolina Univ.
Speaker: Alan Sealls, WKRG-TV

Session 5H
Conversations with Professionals
Location: Room 12B (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
Cochairs: Gaige Hunter Kerr, The Johns Hopkins Univ.; Minh Duc Phan, East Carolina Univ.
Speaker: Robert Tournay, 16th Weather Squadron

Session 5I
Conversation with Professionals
Location: Room 13AB (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
Cochairs: Gaige Hunter Kerr, The Johns Hopkins Univ.; Minh Duc Phan, East Carolina Univ.
Speaker: Kevin W. Van Leer, Risk Management Solutions, Inc

Session 5J
Conversations with Professionals
Location: Room 14 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
Cochairs: Gaige Hunter Kerr, The Johns Hopkins Univ.; Minh Duc Phan, East Carolina Univ.
Speaker: Andrea Bleistein, NOAA/NWS

Session 5K
Conversations with Professionals
Location: Room 15 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
Cochairs: Gaige Hunter Kerr, The Johns Hopkins Univ.; Minh Duc Phan, East Carolina Univ.
Speaker: Danielle Wood, MIT

Session 6A
Graduate Student Panel (Rotations 1,2)
Location: Ballroom F (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
Speakers: Sean W. Freeman, Colorado State Univ.; Nicholas S. Grondin, Louisiana State University; Makenzie Krocak, CIMMS

Session 6B
Graduate Student Panel (Rotations 3,4,5)
Location: Ballroom F (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
Speakers: Ajay Raghavendra, SUNY; Zoey Rosen, Colorado State Univ.; Kristy C. Carter, Iowa State University; Aaron K. Scott, University of North Dakota

Session 7
Graduate School Admissions Panel
Location: Ballroom D (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
Speakers: Sharan Majumdar, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS; Jeffrey L Collett Jr., Colorado State University; Christie Upchurch, University of Oklahoma

3:45 PM-4:00 PM: Saturday, 6 January 2018


Student Conference PM Break
Location: EFG Foyer (ACC) (Austin, Texas)

4:00 PM-5:00 PM: Saturday, 6 January 2018

Recording files available
Session 8A
Integrated Warning Team I: Introduction to Emergency Management (Part 1)
Location: Ballroom D (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
Chair: W. Massey Bartolini, University at Albany, SUNY
Speakers: Tanja Fransen, NOAA/NWS; Eric Frank, Clark Regional Emergency Services Agency; Nate Johnson, NBC Owned Television Stations Group; Kevin Kloesel, University of Oklahoma
4:15 PM
Concluding Remarks

Session 8B
Resume Workshop, Part I
Location: Ballroom E (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
Chair: Elizabeth Lennartson, University of Iowa
Speakers: Kerry Kidwell-Slak, Society of Physics Students; Cesunica Ivey, Univ. of Nevada; Richard Smith, NWS Norman; Stephen Bennett, Riskpulse; Tim Ryan, KVUE

5:30 PM-7:30 PM: Saturday, 6 January 2018


AMS Career Fair
Location: Exhibit Hall 5 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)

Sunday, 7 January 2018

8:00 AM-9:00 AM: Sunday, 7 January 2018


Student Conference Breakfast
Location: EFG Foyer (ACC) (Austin, Texas)

8:30 AM-9:00 AM: Sunday, 7 January 2018


Meet President Roger M. Wakimoto and Presidential Forum Speaker Richard Alley
Location: EFG Foyer (ACC) (Austin, Texas)

9:00 AM-9:30 AM: Sunday, 7 January 2018

Recording files available
Session 9
Extreme Weather Events
Location: Ballroom D (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
Chair: Aaron K. Scott, University of North Dakota
9:15 AM
Atmospheric Rivers and their Influence on US Precipitation Extremes
Jason Cordeira, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH

9:30 AM-9:45 AM: Sunday, 7 January 2018


Student Conference AM Break 1

9:45 AM-10:40 AM: Sunday, 7 January 2018


Session 10A
Navigating Graduate School
Location: Ballroom E (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
9:45 AM
10:00 AM
A Fork in the Graduate School Road: MS or PhD?
David J. Stensrud, Pennsylvania State Univ., Univ. Park, PA

10:15 AM
10:30 AM
Q&A


Session 10B
Building Professional Relationships
Location: Ballroom F (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
9:45 AM
Shhh, Quiet: An Introvert's Guide to Networking
Lorena Medina Luna, NCAR, Boulder, CO

10:00 AM
10:15 AM
Getting The Mentor and Mentoring That You Want
Melissa Burt, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CA

10:30 AM

9:45 AM-11:45 AM: Sunday, 7 January 2018


Joint Session 1
Essential Skills for Effective Science Communication
Location: Room 12A (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 17th Annual Student Conference; and the Sixth AMS Conference for Early Career Professionals )
Cochairs: Cody Kirkpatrick, Indiana University; Ryan J. Kramer, University of Miami
9:45 AM
Introductory Remarks with Co-Chairs
Cody Kirkpatrick, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN; and R. J. Kramer

9:50 AM
Keynote Address
Kerry H. Cook, Univ. of Texas, Austin, TX

10:15 AM-11:45 AM: Sunday, 7 January 2018


Joint Session 2A
Presentation Styles for All Situations
Location: Room 12A (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 17th Annual Student Conference; and the Sixth AMS Conference for Early Career Professionals )
Speaker: Betsy Weatherhead, Univ. of Colorado

Joint Session 2B
The Choices One Must Make When Writing Effectively
Location: Room 16AB (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 17th Annual Student Conference; and the Sixth AMS Conference for Early Career Professionals )
Speaker: Michael Ventrice, The Weather Company/IBM

Joint Session 2C
You've Got an Audience, Now Keep Your Audience!
Location: Room 19AB (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 17th Annual Student Conference; and the Sixth AMS Conference for Early Career Professionals )
Speaker: James Caron, Macquarie Group, Sugarland, TX

10:40 AM-10:50 AM: Sunday, 7 January 2018


Student Conference AM Break 2

10:50 AM-11:45 AM: Sunday, 7 January 2018

Recording files available
Session 11A
Tools of the Trade
Location: Ballroom D (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
Cochairs: Sean W. Freeman, Colorado State Univ.; C. Todd Rhodes, Coastal Carolina Univ.
10:50 AM
Session Introduction
Sean W. Freeman, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and C. T. Rhodes
10:52 AM
11:00 AM
Matlab
James M. Kurdzo, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA
11:08 AM
11:16 AM
11:24 AM
WRF
Simona Seastrand, PEMDAS Technologies and Innovations, Inc., Fairfax Station, VA
11:32 AM
NCL
William Capehart, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD

Session 11B
Social Media and Communication
Location: Ballroom E (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
Chair: Makenzie Krocak, CIMMS
Speakers: Ed Maibach, George Mason Univ.; Jeannette Sutton, Univ. of Kentucky; Keli Pirtle, NOAA; Richard Smith, NWS Norman

11:45 AM-12:00 PM: Sunday, 7 January 2018


Student Conference AM Break 3

12:00 PM-12:30 PM: Sunday, 7 January 2018


Session 12
Keynote Speaker
Location: Ballroom D (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
Chair: Erik R. Nielsen, Colorado State Univ.
Speaker: Katharine Hayhoe, Texas Tech Univ.

12:30 PM-12:35 PM: Sunday, 7 January 2018


Session
Closing Remarks and Poster Session Announcements
Location: Ballroom D (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference

12:35 PM-2:00 PM: Sunday, 7 January 2018


Student Conference Lunch Break (On Your Own)

2:00 PM-3:30 PM: Sunday, 7 January 2018


Session 13A
Integrated Warning Team II: In Their Rainboots Workshop
Location: Room 16AB (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
Chair: W. Massey Bartolini, University at Albany, SUNY

2:00 PM-3:45 PM: Sunday, 7 January 2018


Session 13B
Resume Workshop II: Resume and CV Review
Location: Ballroom E (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
Chair: Elizabeth Lennartson, University of Iowa

Session 13C
Broadcast Tape Swap
Location: Ballroom F (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
Cochairs: C. Todd Rhodes, Coastal Carolina Univ.; Nicholas S. Grondin, Louisiana State University
Panelists: Janice Huff, WNBC; Mariel Ruiz, THV11; Alan Sealls, WKRG-TV

Session 13D
Writing Workshop
Location: Ballroom G (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
Chair: Zoey Rosen, Colorado State Univ.
Speakers: Alex Garcia, KABB-TV; H. Michael Mogil, How The Weatherworks; Matthew Bolton, How The Weatherworks; Margaret Benner, Weatherwise Magazine; Jeff Rosenfeld, American Meteorological Society

4:00 PM-5:00 PM: Sunday, 7 January 2018

6:15 PM-8:15 PM: Sunday, 7 January 2018


AMS Career Fair
Location: Exhibit Hall 5 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)

Student Conference Poster Session
Location: Exhibit Hall 5 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)

Poster Session
Atmospheric Chemistry, Aerosols, and Air Quality
Location: Exhibit Hall 5 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
S3
Preliminary AERI Data Analysis for Lake Michigan Ozone Study
Jack Bruno, Space Science Engineering Center, Madison, WI

S6
Odor and Emissions Analysis of Air from Marijuana Growing Facilities
Riley E Lewis, New College of Florida, Sarasota, FL; and B. T. Jobson and M. Wen

S7
An Evaluation of Aerosol Optical Depth Using Stellar Photometry.
Megan Rennie, University of Nevada, Reno, NV; and W. P. Arnott

S9
Weather and Air Quality Forecasts and Observations for the OWLETS Campaign
Lindsey Rodio, NASA/LaRC, Hampton, VA; and M. Pippin, T. Berkoff, E. Gargulinski, P. Sanchez, J. Schroeder, B. Farris, T. Knepp, and J. Madigan

S11
Formaldehyde as an Air Toxic: Indoor and Outdoor Exposure and Risk
Allison Eames, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; and M. Wen, Y. Huangfu, and T. B. Jobson

S12
Frequency and Characteristics of Volcanic Ash Resuspension and Dust Events in Iceland
Mary K. Butwin, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland; and S. von Löwis, M. A. Pfeffer, and Þ. Þorsteinsson

S13
Raman Microspectroscopy: Surveying Phytoplankton Bloom Emissions and Their Effect on Seeding Clouds
Kiana McFadden, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; and J. A. Mirrielees, E. Wilbourn, A. Whitesell, D. C. O. Thornton, and S. Brooks

S14
A Closer Look at the Abundance of Oxygenated VOCs in the Colorado Front Range during Spring and Summer 2015
Daniel Rodriguez, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO; and A. Abeleira, J. Lindaas, I. Pollack, D. K. Farmer, L. Gratz, and E. V. Fischer

S15
S17
Emissions of Water Vapor from Indianapolis and Washington, D.C. in Winter
Kristan Morgan, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and O. Salmon, P. B. Shepson, X. Ren, A. B. Marquardt Collow, M. A. Miller, A. G. Carlton, M. O. L. Cambaliza, A. Heimburger, J. D. Fuentes, B. H. Stirm, R. Grundman II, and R. R. Dickerson

S19
The Linkage of Atmospheric Rivers and Air Quality over Northern California
Monica Lynn Fox, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA; and J. M. Ryoo and S. Chiao

S21
Classifying Atmospheric Aerosols using Raman Spectroscopy
Tyler Ryan Richman, Army Research Laboratory, Aldephi, MD; and D. C. Doughty III


Poster Session
Climate
Location: Exhibit Hall 5 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
S24
Analysis of Daily Timescale Surface Temperature Variability in the Community Atmosphere Model
Pedro A Brea, University of Texas, Richardson, TX; and I. R. Simpson and K. A. McKinnon

S27
S28
Climatology of Extreme Precipitation in the Midwestern U.S.
Paul Campion, Loyola University, Chicago, IL; and P. Jing

S29
Trends of Extreme Precipitation Events in Contiguous US
Christian K. Landry, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and C. J. Schwartz and J. W. Nielsen-Gammon

S30
Evaluation of CMIP5 Precipitation Trends Across Multiple Scales
Eric Molten, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and K. D. Musgrave and C. D. Kummerow

S31
Assessment of Precipitation in CMIP5 Models Using TRMM Data
Taylor Aydell Sr., University of Louisiana, Monroe, LA; and M. Etten-Bohm and C. Schumacher

S33
Observing and Analyzing Variations of Daily Precipitation: The Impact of the El Niño/Southern Oscillation on Kiritimati Island
Ebone Smith, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA; and L. M. Hartten, X. W. Quan, and A. Reiser

S38
Variability of Precipitable Water Content in the Atacama Desert
Tomas J Aguilar, US Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD; and B. S. Barrett and J. C. Marin

S41
On the Linkage Between Asian Summer Monsoon and Tropopause Folds
Yutian Wu, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and G. Chen, L. M. Taylor, and P. Zhang

S45
Climate Influence on Susquehanna River Streamflow Dynamics
Matthew V. Koszuta, Northland College, Ashland, WI; and C. Spence and K. Keller

Handout (5.3 MB)

S46
Decadal Wind Chill Temperature Trends for Canada and the United States
Andrew Westgate, Lyndon State College, Lyndonville, VT

S47
Trends of Extreme Wind Chill Temperature across Canada and the United States
Haley Okun, Hobart & William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY


Poster Session
Local Meteorology and Fire Weather
Location: Exhibit Hall 5 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
S55
'Assessment of the Heat Island Effect Using remote Sensing'
Kevin Geronimo, CUNY New York City College of Technology, Brooklyn, NY; and C. Groome and C. A. Lopez

S57
Examining Beaver Island Wetland Ecosystems Using Dynamically Downscaled WRF Simulations
Cody Michael Converse, Central Michigan University, Wyoming, MI; and D. B. Kluver

S59
Statistical Prediction of Waterspout Probability
Taylor Adams, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN; and A. Devanas

S60
Forecasting for High School Athletics
Matt Rice, Apex High School, Cary, NC

S61
Assessing Drought Conditions of the Navajo Nation Reservation using Remote Sensing Data
Krystal N. Sanchez Castaneda, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA; and C. Schmidt and A. McCullum

S62
S63
Sensitivities of the Atmospheric Response to a Wildland Fire using a Cloud-Resolving Model
Marshall Stageberg, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI; and A. F. Srock and J. J. Charney

S64
Simulating Meteorological Conditions in Forest Gaps using a Coupled Fire-Atmosphere Model
Marshall Stageberg, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI; and J. J. Charney, S. Zhong, S. E. Arcand, M. Kulseth, M. T. Kiefer, and W. E. Heilman


Poster Session
Mesoscale Meteorology, Lightning, and Radar
Location: Exhibit Hall 5 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
S67
Impacts of Aerosols on Deep Convective Storms
Joseph W. G. Moody, Univ. of Northern Colorado, Fort Collins, CO

S70
Patterns Associated with Cold Season Severe Weather and Tornado Events
Elissa A. Smith, Texas A&M University / NOAA, College Station, TX; and R. Grumm and C. Ross

S73
Observational and Numerical Identification of Downdraft Generated Surface Vertical Vorticity
Jacob Vancil, Texas Tech University, LUBBOCK, TX; and J. Dahl

S74
Statistical Comparison and Simulations of Supercells in Environments with Varying Significant Tornado Parameters
Erin A. Jones, Millersville University, Millersville, PA; and C. J. Nowotarski

S75
Severe Weather associated with Warm-Season Stationary Fronts East of the Rocky Mountains
Samuel Bartlett, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY; and D. Johnson and N. D. Metz

S76
Tornadoes, Hail, and Wind associated with Warm-Season Stationary Fronts East of the Rocky Mountains
Darby Johnson, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY; and S. Bartlett and N. D. Metz

S77
A Statistical Examination of Severe Tornadic and Nontornadic Quasi-Linear Convective Systems
Devin Chehak, Univ of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and J. W. Frame

S78
Quantitative Verification of Storm Prediction Center 1300 UTC Tornado Outlooks
Alex Erwin, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and J. W. Frame

S83
Identifying Patterns in Lake Effect Snow Intensification over Lake Erie
Drew W. Koeritzer, NOAA/NWS, Cleveland, OH; and S. Jamison and R. LaPlante

S85
Aircraft Icing in Alaska
Cameron Andrew Hoover, United States Air Force Academy, USAFA, CO

S86
Characteristics of Temperature Inversions in Wintry Mix Precipitation Events
Daniel M. Hueholt, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and S. Yuter, M. A. Miller, L. Lovell, and L. R. Allen

S87
A Twelve-Year Cold Air Damming Climatology of Northern New England
Briana Stewart, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH; and J. Cunningham and E. G. Hoffman

S88
On the Seasonality of Cold Air Pooling Dynamics across Scales
Ali Malek, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR; and J. Jones

Handout (927.7 kB) Handout (941.3 kB)

S95
Spectral Analysis of Intracloud Lightning
Kevin C Larson, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and E. A. Smith, C. J. Nowotarski, and R. E. Orville

S96
Correlations of Lightning Occurrence with Weather Parameters in Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Jan J van der Veken Jr., Millersville University, Millersville, PA; and A. J. DeCaria

S97
Determining Optimal Lightning Warning Radii for Kennedy Space Center
Kaitlyn Brown, United States Air Force Academy, USAF Academy, CO; and R. S. Wacker

S98
Use of Experimental Lightning Detector During Hurricane Harvey
Samantha Lane, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and T. Logan

S100
Debiasing Supercell Thunderstorm Density Distribution in the Great Plains
Madeline R. Diedrichsen, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE; and A. Houston, C. Oppermann, and A. Torres

S101
Comparisons of Mid-Altitude Radial Convergence Signatures in Severe Storms from KDGX and KULM
Janae N Elkins, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; and E. E. Carpenter, D. Lu, T. A. Murphy, and A. T. C. Hanks

S102
Investigation of Dendritic Growth/Aggregation Signatures in WSR-88D Dual-Polarization Radar
Marquette N. Rocque, University at Albany, Albany, NY; and K. R. Cook

S103
Weekly Cycle in NEXRAD Rain Rates
Ryan Sullivan, NSF, Norwood, MN


Poster Session
Numerical Weather Prediction
Location: Exhibit Hall 5 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
S109
Modeling the Effects of Soil Moisture on the 2016 New York Summer Drought
Marc J Alessi, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; and A. DeGaetano and T. Ault

S110
S111
Evaluating High-Resolution Guidance From Pre-Implementation Configurations
Cody H. Snell, University of Maryland, College Park, Mount Airy, MD; and D. T. Kleist and G. Manikin

S113
Correlation of Snow D/V Relationships to Mean Snow-Water Equivalent (SWE) Using a Gamma-based Mixture Model
Noah Brubaker, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD; and A. Tokay and D. D. Kliche

S114
The Effects of Translation and Surface Roughness on Tornado Structure and Flow
Martin A Satrio, Advanced Radar Research Center, Norman, OK; and D. J. Bodine, A. Rinehart, and T. Maruyama

S115
S116
Visualizing the Seasonal Shift of IPF Precipitation in the SE United States
Mary Ruth Brown, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC; and R. Nieto Ferreira and T. Rickenbach

S118
The Truck Blowover Algorithm for the Pikalert® System
Brittany Welch, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and A. Anderson, S. Linden, and W. Petzke

S119
Traffic Analysis
Harrys K Houngbedji, CUNY New York City College Of Technology, Bronx, NY; and D. Wilson


Poster Session
Observations and Instrumentation
Location: Exhibit Hall 5 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
S123
Snowflake Mixtures in Coastal Northeast United States Winter Storms
Levi Lovell, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and S. E. Yuter, M. A. Miller, and E. Scott

S127
Retrieving Cloud Optical Depth for Low Level Clouds using Mini Micro Pulsed LiDAR
Nigel J. Franklyn, New York City College of Technology, Brooklyn, NY; and V. Vladutescu

S128
Characteristics of Hail Events near the Sierras de Córdoba, Argentina
Jeremiah O. Piersante, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY; and D. A. Hence, S. Tessendorf, and R. M. Rasmussen

S129
Statistical Methods for Determination of Aircraft Static Pressure Defect
Timothy Keebler, Millersville University of Pennsylvania, Millersville., PA

S133
The Effectiveness of Using Limited Gauge Measurements for Bias Adjustment of Satellite-Based Precipitation Estimation over Saudi Arabia
Raied Alharbi Sr., University of California, Irvine, CA; and K. Hsu, S. Sorooshian, and D. Braithwaite

S134
Rain Gauge Analysis of Precipitation on Oahu
Kiefer A Hermann, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, Honolulu, HI; and A. D. Nugent

S136
S137
S138
Investigation of Low Altitude Ice Accretion Physics on Small Unmanned Aircraft
Alyssa Avery, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK; and L. Bunting and J. Jacob
Manuscript (402.1 kB)

S140
Change in Wind Patterns Associated with a Total Solar Eclipse
Adam Houston, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; and W. M. Shanti

S141
Laboratory Measurements of the Size Distribution and Cloud Condensation Nuclei Spectrum Potential Ice Nuclei
Alexa Ann Otto, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND; and D. Delene

S143
Measuring Solar Coronal Magnetism during the Total Solar Eclipse of 2017
Keon Gibson, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. Sewell, S. Tomczyk, A. Boll, J. Burkepile, P. Judge, and B. Berkey

S145
Great American Eclipse Weather Phenomena
Anthony V Papol, Brown Univ., Pendleton, OR


Poster Session
Social Science, Communication, and Education
Location: Exhibit Hall 5 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
S146
An Overview of NCEP: Products, Services, and Impacts
Mariama Feaster, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; and G. Fisher

S160
Understanding and Communicating Local Climate Change
Jacob C. Muller, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and D. W. Titley, S. K. Miller, and A. M. Walker


Poster Session
Synoptic Meteorology
Location: Exhibit Hall 5 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
S165
S167
Influence of the Low-Level Jet on Marine Boundary Layer Winds During Cold Air Advection
Leland MacDonald, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and C. E. Barnes and S. P. Rowley

S168
Low Level Jet Making the Atmosphere Unstable Again
Christopher Rattray, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada; and D. B. Parsons and A. Shapiro
Manuscript (114.5 kB)

S169
Snow Band Movement and Rain Occurrence in Northeast U.S. Winter Storms
Luke R Allen, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and S. E. Yuter, L. M. Tomkins, and M. A. Miller


Poster Session
Tropical Meteorology
Location: Exhibit Hall 5 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
S180
Aviation Weather Conditions Prior to Tropical Cyclone Landfalls
Alexander Paul Donato, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL; and D. R. Barry

S183

Poster Session
Water, Ecosystems, and Agriculture
Location: Exhibit Hall 5 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
S192
Controls on Evapotranspiration Rates in a Mangrove Forest Following Hurricane Wilma in the Everglades, FL
Marina Howarth, Smith College, Northampton, MA; and J. D. Fuentes, A. Mejia, S. Garcia, and T. Mahjabin

S195
Arctic Lake Classification from NASA ABoVE Digital Color Infrared Airborne Imagery
Ethan D Kyzivat, Brown University, Providence, RI; and L. C. Smith, S. Cooley, L. Pitcher, J. Arvesen, and T. M. Pavelsky

Handout (4.5 MB)

S195A
Analyzing the Impact of Synoptic Weather on the Surface Energy Budget of a Large Inland Water Body
Justin C. Bonds, NCAS, Chicago, IL; and R. Grysko, Z. Gao, and H. Liu

S196
 Assessment of Lake Water Quality and Quantity Using Satellite Remote Sensing
Kameron Daniel, Student, CUNY, NY; and A. Suresh, S. Paredes, and T. Lakhankar

S197
Application of Remote Sensing Observations for the Detection of Lake Ice
Joel S. Chapman, New York City College of Technology, Brooklyn, NY; and M. Cinar and T. A. Miah

S198
Forecast Verification of the 2017 Flooding at Lake Oroville Using the National Water Model
Kimberly A. Brothers, Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science, Boulder, CO; and L. K. Read and K. Sampson

S200
Global Food Security Parameters Studies Using Satellite Remote Sensing
Timothy Medina, Research Experiences for Undergraduates, Brooklyn, NY; and S. Ganti-Agrawal, D. Joshi, and T. Lakhankar

S203
The Difference in Water Use Efficiency Between Corn and Soybean
Emily Marrs, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and K. Togliatti and A. VanLoocke

Monday, 8 January 2018

8:00 PM-10:30 PM: Monday, 8 January 2018


Fourth Annual Speed Networking Event for Students and Early Career Professionals
Location: Ballroom A (ACC) (Austin, Texas)