The Simpson Symposium (Expanded View)

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Compact View of Conference

Wednesday, 12 February 2003
9:30 AM, Wednesday
Coffee Break in Lobby of the Terrace Theater
10:00 AM-12:00 PM, Wednesday
Presidential Forum: Administration Priorities in Climate Change Research and Technology
12:00 PM, Wednesday
Lunch Break
1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Wednesday
Session 1 Day 1
1:30 PM1.0AKeynote Speaker: From Clouds to Hurricanes—A Salute to Bob and Joanne  
Richard Anthes, UCAR, Boulder, CO
2:00 PM1.1Impact of Dropsonde and LASE data sets on Hurricane Forecasts during CAMEX4  
T. N. Krishnamurti, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL
2:30 PM1.2Robert and Joanne Simpsons' contributions to tropical meteorology  
William M. Gray, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
3:00 PMCoffee Break in Exhibit Hall (Exhibits Open 1:30-7:30 p.m.)  
3:30 PM1.3A Full Cycle from Stormfury: Back to the Key Role of Aerosols in the Nature of Convective Rain Cloud Systems  
Daniel Rosenfeld, The Hebrew University Jerusalem Israel, Jerusalem, Israel
4:00 PM1.450 Years of Progress in Operational Forecasting of Atlantic Tropical Cyclones  
Mark DeMaria, CIRES, Ft. Collins, CO
4:30 PM1.5Observations of Surface Winds in Tropical Cyclones Using Microwave Remote Sensing  
Kristina B. Katsaros, NOAA/AOML, Miami, FL
5:00 PM1.6Diverse Contributions of Robert H. Simpson and Joanne Simpson to Science  
Roger Pielke Sr., Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
5:30 PM, Wednesday
Sessions End for the Day
6:00 PM-7:30 PM, Wednesday
Reception (Cash Bar)
Thursday, 13 February 2003
9:00 AM-11:00 AM, Thursday
Poster Session 1 Cloud Modelling
 P1.1Cloud-resolving model simulations of the life cycle of convectively generated cirrus  
Steven K. Krueger, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and M. A. Zulauf
 P1.2Goddard Cumulus Ensemble (GCE) model: Application for understanding precipitation processes  
Wei -Kuo Tao, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD
9:00 AM-11:00 AM, Thursday
Poster Session 2 Improving Weather Forecasting
 P2.1Bob Simpson's Legacy in Hawaii  
Thomas A. Schroeder, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI
 P2.2Observing System Simulation Experiments for NPOESS - Assessment of Doppler Wind Lidar and AIRS -  
Michiko Masutani, RSIS and NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, Camp Springs, MD; and J. C. Woollen, S. J. Lord, G. D. Emmitt, S. A. Wood, S. Greco, T. J. Kleespies, H. Sun, J. Terry, J. C. Derber, R. E. Kistler, R. M. Atlas, M. D. Goldberg, and W. Wolf
 P2.3Initialization of a hurricane vortex based on single-doppler radar observation  
Jin-Luen Lee, NOAA/OAR/FSL, Boulder, CO; and A. E. MacDonald, W. C. Lee, and Y. -. H. Kuo
 P2.4The NOAA Program to Improve Tropical Cyclone Track Forecasts with Dropwindsondes Released from an Aircraft in the Environment of a Cyclone  
Robert W. Burpee, Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, RSMAS, University of Miami, Miami, FL; and J. L. Franklin, S. D. Aberson, S. J. Lord, and R. T. Tuleya
9:00 AM-11:00 AM, Thursday
Poster Session 3 TRMM Science
 P3.1What we have learned about tropical cyclone from TRMM and microwave sensors  
Tetsuo Nakazawa, MRI, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; and S. Hoshino
 P3.2Cloud and rainfall observed from TRMM  
Toshiro Inoue, MRI, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
 P3.3Characterization of Rainfall Asymmetries in Tropical Cyclones Using TRMM/TMI  
Manuel Lonfat, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Miami, FL; and F. D. Marks and S. S. Chen
9:00 AM-11:00 AM, Thursday
Poster Session 4 Tropical Cyclones: Genesis and Hot Towers
 P4.1Observational evidence that "hot towers" are a significant and integral part of intense hurricane eyewalls  
Matthew D. Eastin, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
 P4.2The role of vortex mergers in the genesis of tropical cyclones  
V. Mohan Karyampudi, SAIC/NCEP/NOAA, Camp Springs, MD
 P4.3On the significance of hot towers, vortex tube stretching, low-level vortex mergers, and vortex Rossby waves in tropical cyclogenesis  
Michael T. Montgomery, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado; and M. N. Nicholls, T. Cram, A. Saunders, and P. D. Reasor
 P4.4Convective Bursts and Hot Towers Observed During CAMEX-3 and CAMEX-4  
Gerald M. Heymsfield, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and J. Halverson, P. Hennon, and L. Tian
 P4.5Diagnosing the Role of Convective Hot Towers in Tropical Cyclogenesis Using Airborne Doppler-derived winds  
Paul D. Reasor, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado; and M. T. Montgomery, F. D. Marks, L. F. Bosart, J. F. Gamache, and J. A. Knaff
9:00 AM-11:00 AM, Thursday
Poster Session 5 Tropical Cyclones: Intensity and Structure
 P5.1Characterization of cyclone lifecycle evolution using cluster analysis  
Jenni L. Evans, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA; and J. Arnott
 P5.2Discoveries of surface wind and wave patterns in hurricanes using synthetic aperture radar  
Kristina B. Katsaros, NOAA/AOML, Miami, FL; and P. W. Vachon, W. M. Drennan, P. G. Black, P. P. Dodge, S. Lehner, and E. W. Uhlhorn
 P5.3Tropical cyclones in vertical shear: An idealized study of TS Chantal (2001) during the CAMEX-4 field campaign  
Elizabeth A. Ritchie, University of New Mexico (UNM), Albuquerque, NM; and R. L. Elsberry and J. Molinari
 P5.4The Re-analysis of Hurricane Andrew (1992)  
Chris W. Landsea, NOAA/AOML/HRD, Miami, FL
 P5.5Studying MPI with numerical models  
John Persing, Department of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and M. T. Montgomery
9:00 AM-11:00 AM, Thursday
Poster Session 6 Tropical Cyclones: Landfall
 P6.1Lessons from landfalling and transitioning tropical cyclones  
Lance F. Bosart, University at Albany/SUNY, Albany, NY; and E. Atallah, J. Darr, and M. J. Dickinson
 P6.2Observed WSR88D Radar Structrues and MM5 Simulated Kinematic Structures  
Gandikota V Rao, Saint Louis University, St.Louis, MO; and J. Scheck, D. Gallagher, and K. Santhanam
9:00 AM-11:00 AM, Thursday
Poster Session 7 Trpoical Cyclones: Large-scale Environment and Tropical Cyclones
 P7.1Western Pacific monsoon gyres: What are they and where do they come from?  
John Molinari, University at Albany/SUNY, Albany, NY; and K. Lombardo
 P7.2Non-linear characteristics associated with the Atlantic tropical cyclone activity  
Wilbur Y. Chen, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC, Camp Springs, MD
9:00 AM-11:00 AM, Thursday
Poster Session 8 Water Spouts
 P8.1Waterspouts in the Tropics(and elsewhere!)  extended abstract
Joseph H. Golden, Forecast Systems Lab, NOAA, Boulder, CO
9:45 AM, Thursday
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
11:00 AM-4:30 PM, Thursday
Session 2 Day 2
11:00 AM2.1On the Simpsons since 1966  
M.B. Lawrence, TPC, Miami, FL
11:30 AM2.2Hurricane Eyewall Mesovortices: Their Connection to 'Hot Towers' and the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane intensity Scale  
Peter G. Black, NOAA/AOML/HRD, Miami, FL
12:00 PMLunch Break  
1:30 PM2.3The Evolution of Tropical Cyclone Models and Their Application to Forecasting  
Robert E. Tuleya, NOAA/GFDL, Princeton, NJ
2:00 PM2.4Quantitative Precipitation Forecasting in Tropical Cyclones: Issues and Opportunities  
Frank D. Marks Jr., NOAA/AOML, Miami, FL
2:30 PM2.5The Role of Extreme Convective Events in Tropical Cyclone Intensification  
Jeffrey B. Halverson, Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD; and P. Hennon
3:00 PMCoffee Break in Exhibit Hall (Exhibits open 1:30-6:00 p.m.)  
3:30 PM2.6Shear, Stress, and the Hurricane Core—From Daisy to Floyd  
William M. Frank, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
4:00 PM2.7UAV Reconnaissance of Severe Weather  
Greg J. Holland, Aerosonde Ltd., Notting Hill, Vic., Australia
4:30 PM-4:45 PM, Thursday
Keynote Session Closing
4:30 PMThe Simpsons: Past and Future  
Kerry A. Emanuel, MIT, Cambridge, MA
5:00 PM-6:00 PM, Thursday
Closing Reception in Exhibit Hall (Cash Bar)
5:00 PM, Thursday
Symposium Ends
6:00 PM, Thursday
Simpsons Banquet
8:00 PM-10:00 PM, Thursday
Closing Event at the Long Beach Aquarium on the Pacific

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