A14F:
Toward a Better Understanding of Moist Process Feedbacks and Their Role in the Climate System II

Monday, 15 December 2014: 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Chairs:  Hsi-Yen Ma, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, United States and Ingo Richter, JAMSTEC Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Kanagawa, Japan
Primary Conveners:  Hsi-Yen Ma, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, United States
Co-conveners:  Ingo Richter, JAMSTEC Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Kanagawa, Japan, Min-Hui Lo, NTU, Taipei, Taiwan and Jin-Yi Yu, Univ California Irvine, Irvine, CA, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Hsi-Yen Ma, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

4:00 PM
 
The Cloud Feedback Dipole and the Hydrologic Response to Warming
Dennis L Hartmann, University of Washington, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Seattle, WA, United States
4:15 PM
 
The Birth of a New Monsoon
Melissa A Burt, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, United States and David A Randall, Colorado State University, Atmospheric Science, Fort Collins, CO, United States
4:27 PM
 
Changes in Large Precipitation Events Under Global Warming
J David Neelin1, Sandeep Sahany1, Samuel N Stechmann2 and Diana N. Bernstein1,3, (1)University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, United States, (2)University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, United States, (3)Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
4:39 PM
 
Towards a better understanding of shallow convection over land using ground-based observation and large-eddy simulation
Yunyan Zhang and Stephen A Klein, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, United States
4:54 PM
 
Convection and the Soil-Moisture Precipitation Feedback
Christoph Schar1, Paul Froidevaux1,2, Michael Keller1,3, Linda Schlemmer4, Wolfgang Langhans1,5 and Juerg Schmidli1, (1)ETH Zurich, Atmospheric and Climate Science, Zurich, Switzerland, (2)University of Bern, Oeschger Center, Bern, Switzerland, (3)Center for Climate Systems Modeling (C2SM), Zurich, Switzerland, (4)Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg, Germany, (5)Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, United States
5:06 PM
 
How is precipitation from low clouds important for climate?
Robert Wood, Univ Washington, Seattle, WA, United States
5:21 PM
 
Intercomparison of methods of coupling between convection and large-scale circulation
Chimene Laure Daleu1, Steve J Woolnough2, Robert Plant2, Adam H Sobel3, David J Raymond4, Sharon L Sessions4, Shuguang Wang5 and Gilles Bellon6, (1)University of Reading, Reading, RG6, United Kingdom, (2)University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom, (3)Columbia University, Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, New York, NY, United States, (4)New Mexico Tech, Socorro, NM, United States, (5)Columbia University of New York, Palisades, NY, United States, (6)University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
5:45 PM
 
How variable is deep convective depth?
Steven C Sherwood1, Nidhi Nishant2, Daniel Hernandez-Deckers2 and Anand Chitresh2, (1)University of New South Wales, Climate Change Research Centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia, (2)University of New South Wales, Climate Change Research Centre, Sydney, Australia
 
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