83rd Annual

Joint Session 4: Water Vapor Observations and Processes (Joint with 14th Symp. on Global Change and Climate Variations, 7th Symp. on IOS, Fifth Conf. on Atmospheric Chemistry, and Symp. on Observing and Understanding the Varability of Water in Weather and Climate)

Tuesday, 11 February 2003: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Organizer:  Dian J. Seidel, NOAA/ARL
  1:30 PM
A Summary of the SPARC Water Vapor Assessment Report
Dieter Kley, Forschungszentrum Juelich, Juelich, Germany; and J. M. Russell III

  2:15 PM
Cloud physics and water vapor in the evanescent convection altitude regime
Steven C. Sherwood, Yale University, New Haven, CT; and A. Dessler

Poster PDF (53.4 kB)
  2:30 PM
  2:45 PM
Validating and Understanding the Water Vapor and Cloud Feedbacks in the NCAR CCSM
De-Zheng Sun, NOAA/ERL/CDC, Boulder, CO; and T. Zhang, J. Fasullo, and A. Roubicek

  3:00 PM
A new look at cloud radiative forcing: Coupling with water vapor forcing
B. J. Sohn, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea; and J. Schmetz and V. Ramanathan

  3:15 PM
Spatio-temporal analysis and comparison of total precipitable water from different datasets
Arief Sudradjat, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and R. Ferraro

Poster PDF (61.0 kB)
  3:30 PM
  4:00 PM
Surface evaporation and the greenhouse effect over the intertropical oceans
Rémy Roca, LMD, Palaiseau, France; and A. Gershunov

  4:15 PM
Regional Hydrological Cycle and Weather and Climate in the Contiguous United States
Qi Hu, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; and S. Feng

Poster PDF (490.0 kB)
  4:30 PM
The atmospheric moisture budget in the Arctic—introducing and applying a consistent method to use radiosonde data
Reinhard M. Hagenbrock, Univ. of Bonn, Bonn, Germany; and M. Göber, F. Ament, and A. Hense

Poster PDF (1.2 MB)
  4:45 PM
Moisture Variations Associated with the Initiation of Madden-Julian Oscillation
Bryan C. Weare, University of California, Davis, CA

  5:00 PM
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall (Exhibits open 1:30–6:30 p.m.)