2002 Annual

Poster Session 1: Poster Session

Monday, 14 January 2002: 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Challenging and Modifying the Historical view of the West African Monsoon using TRMM Satellite Data
Segayle C. Walford, Penn State Univ., University Park, PA; and G. Jenkins

Relationship of ice content to hurricane intensity examined using TRMM/TMI data sets
Jefferson H. Wood, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL

Ernesto Munoz, UCAR/SOARS-NOAA/AL, Boulder, CO and Universidad Metropolitana, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Stability of the Thermohaline Circulation—a Model Study
Valerio Lucarini, MIT, Cambridge, MA

Using ensemble forecasting to estimate the background error covariance for data assimilation
Kate Musgrave, UCAR/SOARS and Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

Construction of an ensemble of forecasts using adjoint-derived sensitivities
Daryl T. Kleist, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and M. C. Morgan and G. A. Postel

Evaluations of turbulence algorithms from the forecasters' perspective: Winter 2001
Jamie Thomas Braid, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. L. Mahoney, T. L. Fowler, and B. G. Brown

A comparison of the Stedman's Heat Index and WBGT Index
Steven D Hacker, U. S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD

Development of a risk assessment framework for climate scenario construction

Synoptic Climatology for the Mt. Washington Region:1955-1999, and its relation
John Hopkins Gillman, Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH; and B. D'Agostino

Remote Estimates of Surface Energy Fluxes on the 30-m Spatial Scale
John R. Mecikalski, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and R. D. Torn, J. M. Norman, M. C. Anderson, S. J. Richardson, and J. A. Brotzge

Estimating snowfall rates using polarimetric radar data
Yarice Rodriguez, UCAR/SOARS and Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN

Ozone and Water Vapor: Analyzing their Relationship within the Mesosphere
Erik Ulysses Noble, UCAR/SOARS and Penn State Univ., University Park, PA

The Atmospheric Phenomena of a mid-fall Blizzard
Jennifer L. Hanson, Univ. of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND; and F. G. Martin, M. R. Estrem, D. L. Jacklitch, A. D. Kleinsasser, and J. E. Randall

The impact of land-atmosphere interactions on the Benson, MN tornado of 11 June 2001
Daniel Cheresnick, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. Basara

The relationship between radar reflectivity and lightning activity at initial stages of convective storms
Maribel Martinez, UCAR/SOARS, Boulder, CO and Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

Measurements of meteorological variables and trace gas concentrations during NE-OPS 2001 using a tethered atmospheric observing system.
Richard Walker Jr., Millersville Univ., Millersville, PA; and A. J. Terry, S. L. Atkins, M. L. Theis, E. D. Carre, and J. M. Barbush

Studies of Volatile Organic Compounds in Ambient Air in New York City
Mohamed Bangura, Medgar Evers College, City University of New York, Brooklyn, NY; and J. Dick

SuomiNet GPS Installation at Plymouth State College
Sean J. Clarke, Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH; and D. W. Brown

Using GPS to verify Local Model water vapour field
Guergana Petrova Guerova, Institute of Applied Physics, Univ. of Bern, Bern, Switzerland

Nutrient cycling in mangrove ecosytems
Meagan Eagle, Stanford Univ., Stanford, CA; and A. Paytan and M. Young

Deforestation and its hydrological impact on the Rio Minho River watershed, (Jamaica, West Indies)
Michael A. Edwards, Medgar Evers College, City University of New York, Brooklyn, NY

MWISP Cloud Particle Habit Analysis
Christopher W. Blackey, Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH; and E. J. Rozak Jr.

Aircraft icing forecasts over regions of complex terrain
Rebecca Stanley, Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH

Strategies for Diversity: SOARS—A Case Study
Sarah A. Tessendorf, UCAR/SOARS and Colorado State Univ., Ft. Collins, CO; and T. L. Windham

SuomiNet and IronNet: GPS at Millersville University
J. Cory Demko, Millersville Univ., Millersville, PA; and N. Aiello, J. Benvenuto, N. Slodysko, N. Kosar, and D. Cousins