Observing and Understanding the Variability of Water in Weather and Climate

Session 4

 Field experiments and surface mesonetworks
 Organizer: Thomas Loveland, USGS, Sioux Falls, SD
8:30 AM4.1Contributions of GEWEX Continental-scale Experiments to Climate Understanding and Prediction (Invited Presentation)  
Richard G. Lawford, OAR, Silver Spring, MD
9:00 AM4.2Overview of the North American Monsoon Experiment (NAME)  extended abstract
Wayne Higgins, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC, Camp Springs, MD
9:15 AM4.3Observations of Diverse Precipitating Cloud Systems Utilizing Ground-based Doppler Radar Profilers for the Remote Sensing of Precipitating Clouds  extended abstract
Kenneth S. Gage, NOAA/AL, Boulder, CO; and C. R. Williams
9:30 AMOral Briefings: 1–2 Minute Presentation Summarizing Each Poster in Session P3  
9:45 AMFormal poster viewing with coffee break  
11:00 AM4.4An Overview of the Bow Echo and MCV Experiment (BAMEX)  extended abstract
Christopher A. Davis, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and M. Biggerstaff, L. Bosart, G. Bryan, D. Dowell, R. Johns, D. Jorgensen, B. Klimowski, K. Knupp, W. C. Lee, R. Przybylinski, G. Schmocker, J. Trapp, S. Trier, R. Wakimoto, M. Weisman, and C. Ziegler
11:15 AM4.5African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analysis (AMMA): An International Research Project and Field Campaign  
Chris Thorncroft, SUNY, Albany, NY; and T. Lebel and J. L. Redelsperger
4.6On the Sources of Arizona Monsoon Moisture—Stable Isotopic Composition  
Eric A. Betterton, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and B. Barbaris
11:30 AM4.7Atmospheric rivers over the eastern Pacific: Satellite and aircraft observations during the CALJET experiment in 1997/98  
F. Martin Ralph, NOAA/ERL/ETL, Boulder, CO; and P. J. Neiman and G. A. Wick
11:45 AM4.8Water cycle variability over a small watershed: a one-month comparison of measured and modeled precipitation over the Southern Great Plains  extended abstract
Mark A. Miller, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY; and D. T. Troyan, N. L. Miller, S. Kemball-Cook, J. Jin, and K. R. Costigan

Thursday, 13 February 2003: 8:30 AM-12:15 PM

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