85th AMS Annual Meeting

Session 4: Observed Seasonal to Interannual Climate Variability (parallel with Sessions 3 and 5)

Tuesday, 11 January 2005: 8:30 AM-5:30 PM
Cochairs:  Bradfield L Lyon, IRI and Sumant Nigam, University of Maryland
  8:30 AM
Effects of atmospheric composition on radiation balance, cloud microphysics and Indian summer monsoon rainfall
Prabir K. Patra, Frontier Research Center for Global Change, Yokohama, Japan; and S. K. Behera, J. R. Herman, H. Akimoto, and T. Yamagata


  9:00 AM
ENSO influence on Atlantic hurricanes via tropospheric warming
Brian H Tang, University of California - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA; and J. D. Neelin

  9:15 AM
ENSO and the spatial extent of interannual precipitation extremes in tropical land areas
Bradfield Lyon, International Research Institute for Climate Prediction, Columbia Univ., Palisades, NY

  9:45 AM
QE or not QE: vertical profiles of temperature perturbations in the tropical atmosphere
Christopher E. Holloway, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA; and J. D. Neelin

  10:00 AM
Interannual variations in tropical upper-tropospheric humidity: Understanding tropical convective and dynamical processes
Franklin R. Robertson, NASA/MSFC, Huntsville, AL; and D. E. Fitzjarrald and T. L. Miller

  10:15 AM
Intraseasonal variability of cloudiness and rainfall in the Madden-Julian Oscillation
Katherine H. Straub, Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, PA; and D. K. Strahan and G. N. Kiladis

  10:30 AM
Scale interactions within the Madden-Julian Oscillation
George N. Kiladis, NOAA/AL, Boulder, CO; and K. H. Straub and P. T. Haertel

  10:45 AM
Easterly waves in the tropical Atlantic: Climatology and variability
Christina M. Patricola, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; and K. H. Cook

  11:00 AM
An evaluation of January temperature anomalies in the United States utilizing a synoptic climatological approach
Melissa Lynn Malin, Center for Climatic Research, Newark, DE; and K. L. Frank, S. Quiring, and L. S. Kalkstein

  11:15 AM
Stratosphere-Troposphere coupling during spring onset
Robert X. Black, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and B. A. McDaniel and W. A. Robinson

  11:30 AM
The nonlinear association between the Arctic Oscillation and North American winter temperature and precipitation
Aiming Wu, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada; and W. W. Hsieh and A. Shabbar

  11:45 AM
Low frequency variability of the Southern Hemisphere winter split jet
Xiaosong Yang, SUNY at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY; and E. K. M. Chang

  12:00 PM
Quasi-stationary anticyclones in the Northern Hemisphere: An analysis of interannual and interdecadal variability and long-term trends at 1000 hPa and 500 hPa using a geometric definition
Mikhail Bardin, Russian Academy of Science, Moscow, Russia; and G. V. Gruza, A. R. Lupo, I. I. Mokhov, and V. A. Tikhonov

Poster PDF (289.7 kB)
  12:30 PM
Mulit-year variability of salinity in the northern hemisphere oceans
Tim P Boyer, NOAA, Silver Spring, MD; and S. Levitus and J. Antonov

  12:45 PM
Hydrological budget in the tropical Pacific
Xiaosu Xie, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and W. T. Liu

Poster PDF (1.3 MB)
  1:00 PM
The Interdecadal Pacific Oscillation and its climatic impacts
Chris K. Folland, Hadley Centre, Met Office, Exeter, United Kingdom; and B. Dong, R. J. Allan, H. Meinke, and B. Bhaskaran

  1:15 PM
Does ENSO lead the Pacific interdecadal change?
SOON-IL An, International Pacific Research Center, Univ. of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI; and J. S. Kug and I. S. Kang

  1:30 PM
ENSO-forced Decadal Variability in the North Pacific
Matt Newman, NOAA-CIRES Climate Diagnostics Center, Boulder, CO

  1:45 PM
Diurnal cycle of cloud and precipitation associated with the North American Monsoon System: Preliminary results for 2003 and 2004
Pingping Xie, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC, Camp Springs, MD; and Y. Yarosh, M. Chen, R. Joyce, J. E. Janowiak, and P. A. Arkin

  2:00 PM
Interannual Variability of Surface Radiation Budget
Shashi K. Gupta, AS&M, Hampton, VA; and P. W. Stackhouse Jr., S. J. Cox, J. C. Mikovitz, M. Chiacchio, and T. Zhang

  2:15 PM
Statistical Analyses of Satellite Cloud Object Data to Study Climate Sensitivities
Kuan-Man Xu, NASA/LRC, Hampton, VA; and B. A. Wielicki and T. Wong

  2:30 PM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

  3:45 PM
Lunch Break

  5:00 PM
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall