Session 14A Variability and Change in the Tropical Circulation Part II: Precipitation/ITCZ

Thursday, 11 January 2018: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
616 AB (Hilton) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 31st Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Paul W. Staten, Indiana Univ., Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Bloomington, IN

10:30 AM
Impacts of Deep and Shallow Convection on the Gross Moist Stability
Hien Xuan Bui, National Central Univ., Taiwan, Taoyuan City, Taiwan; and J. Y. Yu

10:45 AM
Paper 14A.3 has been moved. Now 7B.9A

11:00 AM
Toward Improving Tropical Rainfall Forecast Skill: Do Equatorial Waves Matter?
Juliana Dias, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and S. N. Tulich, G. N. Kiladis, and M. Gehne
11:15 AM
The Annual Cycle of the Tropical Rain Belts and Its Changes under CO2 Quadrupling in the TRACMIP Ensemble
Michela Biasutti, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Palisades, NY; and A. Voigt and J. Scheff
11:30 AM
Understanding Precipitation Sensitivity to Sea Surface Temperature Forcing in the Tropics (Invited Presentation)
Jie He, Princeton Univ., Princeton, NJ; and N. C. Johnson, G. A. Vecchi, A. T. Wittenberg, and B. P. Kirtman
11:45 AM
Observed Changes in ITCZ Extent and the Relationship to Midtropospheric Dry Layers
Anita D. Rapp, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and K. R. Wodzicki and E. A. Smith
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