SA44A:
Ice Layers in the Mesopause Region: Their Physics, Relationship to the Environment in Which They Form, and Response to External Forcings II

Thursday, 18 December 2014: 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Chairs:  James M Russell III, Hampton University, Department of Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Hampton, VA, United States and Scott Martin Bailey, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, United States
Primary Conveners:  James M Russell III, Hampton University, Department of Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Hampton, VA, United States
Co-conveners:  Scott Martin Bailey, VA Tech, Bradley Department of Electrical Engineering, Blacksburg, VA, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Scott Martin Bailey, VA Tech, Bradley Department of Electrical Engineering, Blacksburg, VA, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

4:00 PM
 
Modeling and observations of PMC/NLC in the mesopause region
Uwe Berger, Franz-Josef Luebken and Gerd Baumgarten, Leibniz Institute of Atmospheric Physics, K├╝hlungsborn, Germany
4:18 PM
 
The Roles of Greenhouse Gas and Solar Cycle Forcing on the Interannual Variability of Temperature and Ice Layers near the Mesopause Region
Scott Martin Bailey1, Brentha Thurairajah1, James M Russell III2, Cora E Randall3, Mark Eugene Hervig4 and David E Siskind5, (1)Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, United States, (2)Hampton University, Department of Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Hampton, VA, United States, (3)Univ Colorado, Boulder, CO, United States, (4)GATS Inc., Driggs, ID, United States, (5)Naval Research Lab, Washington, DC, United States
4:36 PM
 
Two-day period fluctuation of PMC occurrence over Syowa Station, Antarctica observed by a ground-based lidar and AIM satellite.
Hidehiko Suzuki1, Takuji Nakamura2, Masaki Tsutsumi3, Mitsumu K Ejiri2, Yoshihiro Tomikawa4, Makoto Abo5, Takuya Kawahara6, Takuo T Tsuda4 and Takanori Nishiyama7, (1)Meiji University, Kawasaki, Japan, (2)National Inst of Polar Res., Tokyo, Japan, (3)SOKENDAI Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Kanagawa, Japan, (4)NIPR National Institute of Polar Research, Tokyo, Japan, (5)Tokyo Metropolitan University, Tokyo, Japan, (6)Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, (7)National Institute of Polar Research, Tachikawa, Tokyo, Japan
4:50 PM
 
Stratospheric Impact on the Onset of the Mesospheric Ice Season
Jens Fiedler, Gerd Baumgarten, Uwe Berger, Axel Gabriel, Ralph Latteck and Franz-Josef Luebken, Leibniz Institute of Atmospheric Physics, K├╝hlungsborn, Germany
5:04 PM
 
Interhemispheric Coupling in AIM/CIPS in Dec 2013/Jan 2014: A Connection to Cold Air Outbreaks?
Laura Angelina Holt1, Cora E Randall1,2, V Lynn Harvey1, Jeff France1, Joshua Pettit1,2, Jerry D Lumpe Jr3, James M Russell III4 and Scott Martin Bailey5, (1)Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, Boulder, CO, United States, (2)University of Colorado, Atmospheric and Oceanic Science, Boulder, CO, United States, (3)Computational Physics, Inc., Boulder, CO, United States, (4)Hampton University, Department of Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Hampton, VA, United States, (5)VA Tech, Bradley Department of Electrical Engineering, Blacksburg, VA, United States
5:18 PM
 
Drivers of PMC Variability from SOFIE and the Implications for Long-Term PMC Change from SBUV
Mark Eugene Hervig, GATS Inc., Driggs, ID, United States and Michael H Stevens, Naval Research Lab DC, Space Science Division, Washington, DC, United States
5:32 PM
 
Gravity Waves in the Polar Stratosphere and Mesosphere and Their Relations with Ice Cloud Observed Sofie/AIM
Xiao Liu1,2, Jia Yue3, Jiyao Xu2, Ling Wang4, Wei Yuan2, James M Russell III5 and Mark Eugene Hervig6, (1)Henan Normal University, College of Mathematics and Information Science, XinXiang, China, (2)National Space Science Center, Beijing, China, (3)Hampton University, Hampton, VA, United States, (4)GATS Inc., Boulder, CO, United States, (5)Hampton University, Department of Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Hampton, VA, United States, (6)GATS Inc., Driggs, ID, United States
5:46 PM
 
Laboratory Measurements on Heterogeneous Nucleation and Growth of Water Vapor on Meteor Smoke Particle Analogues under Conditions of the Mesopause
Denis Duft1, Mario Nachbar2, Henrike Wilms3, Markus Rapp3 and Thomas Leisner1, (1)Karlsruhe Institute of Technology - KIT, Institute for Meteorology and Climate Research, Karlsruhe, Germany, (2)University of Heidelberg, Institute of Environmental Physics, Heidelberg, Germany, (3)German Aerospace Center (DLR), Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Wessling, Germany
 
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