Session 8 Foehn, Mountain Wakes, and Upstream Blocking

Tuesday, 29 August 2006: 4:00 PM-5:30 PM
Ballroom South (La Fonda on the Plaza)
Host: 12th Conference on Mountain Meteorology
Richard Rotunno, NCAR, Mesoscale and Microscale Meteorology, Boulder, CO

4:00 PM
The Applicability of Hydraulic Theory to Gap Winds Observed in the Wipp Valley
Dale R. Durran, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and T. Maric

4:15 PM
Washoe Zephyr—A daytime downslope wind in the lee of Sierra Nevada
C.B. Clements, University of Houston, Houston, TX; and S. Zhong, J. Li, X. Bian, and S. DeWekker
4:30 PM
A comparison of two coastal barrier jets along the southeast Alaskan coast during the SARJET field experiment
Joseph B. Olson, Stony Brook University / SUNY, Stony Brook, NY; and B. A. Colle, N. S. Winstead, and N. A. Bond
4:45 PM
Twin peaks: stable flow past two identical mountains
Helen Wells, Met Office, Exeter, United Kingdom; and S. Webster and A. Brown

5:00 PM
5:15 PM
Classification of cyclogenesis over Apennine mountains and Adriatic Sea
Yuh-Lang Lin, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and K. Horvath and B. Ivancan-Picek

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