18th Conference on Weather and Forecasting, 14th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, and Ninth Conference on Mesoscale Processes

Session 1: Improving Understanding of Physical Processes and their Parameterizations

Monday, 30 July 2001: 1:00 PM-2:29 PM
Organizer:  Brian A. Colle, SUNY
  1:00 PM
On the importance of saturation effects in the turbulence scheme of a mesoscale model
David R. Stauffer, Penn State Univ., University Park, PA; and R. C. Muñoz and N. L. Seaman

  1:15 PM
Recent improvements for surface and microphysical schemes in the MesoNH mesoscale model
Patrick Jabouille, CNRM, Toulouse, France; and J. P. Pinty, V. Masson, and F. Solmon

Poster PDF (983.0 kB)
  1:30 PM
Preliminary Results from IMPROVE: A Field Study to Verify and Improve Bulk Microphysical Parameterizations in Mesoscale Models
Mark T. Stoelinga, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and P. V. Hobbs, J. D. Locatelli, and C. F. Mass

Poster PDF (143.8 kB)
  1:45 PM
Weather Research and Forecast model physics: Status, crucial issues and plans
John M. Brown, NOAA/FSL, Boulder, CO; and T. Black, S. H. Chen, J. Dudhia, S. Y. Hong, J. S. Kain, X. Z. Liang, M. Sinclair, W. K. Tao, and M. Xue

  2:00 PM
Parameterized convection with ensemble closure/feedback assumptions
Georg A. Grell, NOAA/FSL and CIRES/University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and D. Dévényi

Poster PDF (141.0 kB)
Improving bulk microphysics parameterization using satellite observations

  2:15 PM
Modeling the interaction between boundary layer and shallow clouds using a TKE and a shallow convection parameterization (formerly paper P1.5)
Ricardo C. Muñoz, Penn State Univ., University Park, PA; and N. L. Seaman, D. R. Stauffer, and A. Deng