83rd Annual

Session 5: Observations of air-sea interaction (in situ and satellite)

Tuesday, 11 February 2003: 11:00 AM-2:43 PM
Organizer:  Gary A. Wick, NOAA/ERL/ETL
  11:00 AM
Direct observations of atmospheric boundary layer response to SST variations associated with tropical instability waves over the eastern equatorial Pacific
Hiroshi Hashizume, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and S. P. Xie, M. Fujiwara, M. Shiotani, T. Watanabe, Y. Tanimoto, W. T. Liu, and K. Takeuchi

  11:15 AM
Estimation of the surface stress in the eye wall of hurricanes using WSR-88D radar data
Steven Businger, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI; and F. Marks, P. Dodge, J. A. Businger, and I. Morrison

Poster PDF (742.3 kB)
  11:45 AM
Meridional Wind and Surface Stress Oscillations in the Marine Boundary Layer Induced by Easterly Waves over the Tropical Pacific
Andrey A. Grachev, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, NOAA/ETL, Boulder, CO; and C. W. Fairall, J. E. Hare, and B. B. Stankov

Poster PDF (559.0 kB)
  12:00 PM
Pre– and post–sea breeze frontal lines –A meso–ă scale analysis over south Israel
Pinhas Alpert, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel; and M. Rabinovich-Hadar

Poster PDF (1.5 MB)
Seasonal and interannual variability in global satellite-derived latent heat fluxes

  12:16 PM
Skin temperature measurements on small bodies of water
Robert J. Kurzeja, Savannah River Technology Center, Aiken, SC; and M. M. Pendergast

Poster PDF (62.2 kB)
  12:30 PM
Models for skin-bulk SST differences applied to infrared satellite radiometer data
Lisa A. Horrocks, Met Office, Bracknell, Berkshire, United Kingdom; and R. W. Saunders, A. C. Stuart-Menteth, I. S. Robinson, T. J. Nightingale, and A. O'Carroll

  12:45 PM
Momentum and Heat Flux effects on West Florida Shelf temperatures
Jyotika I. Virmani, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, FL; and R. He and R. H. Weisberg

  1:00 PM
Scaled temperature spectra in the unstable oceanic surface layer
Hemantha W. Wijesekera, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR; and C. A. Paulson and E. D. Skyllingstad

Poster PDF (210.5 kB)
Air-Sea Heat Exchange along the Northern Sea Surface Temperature Front in the Eastern Tropical Pacific

  1:15 PM
Heat budget of the California Current from satellite and in situ observations
Kathleen A. Edwards, APL, Seattle, WA; and K. A. Kelly

  1:30 PM
Lunch Break