Session 9A African Climate Variations and Change—Part I

Wednesday, 10 January 2018: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
616 AB (Hilton) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 31st Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Sharon E. Nicholson, Florida State Univ., EOAS, Tallahassee, FL and Andreas H. Fink, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research, Karlsruhe

8:30 AM
Inter-Annual Variability and Large-Scale Controls of African Easterly Wave Activity
James O. H. Russell, North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC; and A. R. Aiyyer
8:45 AM
9:00 AM
The Midday Atmospheric Controls on Mesoscale Convective System Intensity in Two Convection-Permitting Regional Atmosphere Models
Rory Gordon John Fitzpatrick, Univ. of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom; and K. H. Cook, D. J. Parker, C. M. Taylor, and E. K. Vizy
9:15 AM
WRF-Simulated Winter Season Sahelian Dust Variabilty (1959–2014)
Gregory S. Jenkins, Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA; and M. Gueye
9:30 AM
Sensitivity of Sahelian Precipitation to North African Dust Aerosol under ENSO Variability: Dynamics, Variability and Feedbacks in NASA Models and Observations
Asha Jordan, Johns Hopkins Univ., Baltimore, MD; and B. F. Zaitchik, A. Gnanadesikan, D. Kim, M. Chin, and H. S. Badr
9:45 AM
Impact of Remote Anthropogenic Aerosols on East African Rainfall
Claire Scannell, UKMO, Exeter, UK; and B. B. B. Booth
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