Seventh WMO International Workshop on Tropical Cyclones

(IWTC-VII)

St. Gilles Les Bains, La Réunion, France, 15-20 November 2010

 

Cover Page

 

Foreword

 

Table of Contents

 

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 Message from Professor William M. Gray

 Review: IWTC VI and Global Perspectives on Tropical Cyclones – J. Chan

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 Update: Global Guide to TC Forecasting – C. Guard

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 Review: IWTCLP II – R. Elsberry

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 Review: QPE/QPF III – C. Lianshou

 Expert Team Statement on TCs and Climate Change – T. Knutson & J. McBride

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KEYNOTE SESSIONS

 

1

TC Surface Wind Structure & the Related

Pressure-Wind Relationships

J. Knaff

B.Harper

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2

TC Probabilistic Forecasting & Related Product Development Issues & Applications for User Risk Assessment

 

G. Foley

 

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C. Landsea

 

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3

TC Precipitation (QPE/QPF) & Related Inland Flood Modeling

 

 

Y. Duan

(presented by H.Yu)

 

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J.P. Liu

 

 

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Topic 1

Structure and Intensity Change

 

Topic Chair: R. Rogers

 

 

1.1

Environmental Impacts on TC Structure and Intensity Change

J. Evans

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1.2

Inner Core Impacts

E. Ritchie

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1.3

Air-sea Interface & Oceanic Influences

N. Shay

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1.4

Observation Capabilities & Opportunities

E. Fukada  &

J. Molinari

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1.5

Structure & Intensity Change: Operational Guidance

A. Burton

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1.6

Subtropical & Hybrid Systems

J.R. Gyakum

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Topic 1: Chair Summary

R. Rogers

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Topic 2

TC Formation and Extratropical Transition

Chair: P. Harr

2.1

TC Formation: Theory & Idealized Modelling

(presented by P. Harr)

M. Montgomery  &

R. Smith

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2.2

Field Experiment Formation Studies

R. Elsberry &

C. Davis

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2.3

Formation Forecasting

(presented by P. Harr)

G. Elliott

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2.4

Extra-tropical Transition Research & Field Experiments

S. Jones

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2.5

Forecasting Extratropical Transition

C. Fogarty

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Topic 2: Chair Summary

P. Harr

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Topic 3

TCs in Intraseasonal to Climate Time Scales

 Chair: S. Camargo

3.1

TC Activity on Intraseasonal Time Scales

F. Vitart

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3.2

TC Variability on Seasonal Time Scales

P. Klotzbach

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3.3

TC Activity on Climate Time Scales

T. Knutson

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Topic 3: Chair Summary

S. Camargo

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Topic 4

Disaster Risks, Mitigation, Warning Systems

and Socio-economic Impacts

Chair: J. Davidson

4.1

Risk Assessment

R. Murnane

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4.2

Disaster Mitigation Strategies

B. Read

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4.3

Operational Warning Strategies

S.T. Chan

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4.4

Societal Impacts of TCs

D. King &

L. Anderson-Berry

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4.5

Economic Impacts of TCs

R. Crompton

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Topic 4: Chair Summary

J. Davidson

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SPECIAL FOCUS SESSIONS

1a

Targeted Observations for TC Track Forecasting

C.C. Wu & S. Majumdar

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1b

Ocean Field Experiments (ITOP, Gulf of Mexico) & New Research Findings

 

N. Shay

 

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J. Hawkins

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2a

THORPEX/TIGGE Applications to TC Motion & Forecasting

T. Nakazawa

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R. Swinbank

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H. Yu

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2b

IBTracs Activities & Updates

K. Knapp

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3a

Overview & Operational Products Expected from HFIP

R. Rogers

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3b

Open Discussion on Application of the Dvorak Technique & Resolving Interagency Intensity Differences

J. Knaff &

C. Velden

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Panel Discussion: Future Research Directions for TCs and Climate Change

   Moderators: J. McBride & T. Knutson

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Panel:

J. Chan

 

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Panel:

K. Emanuel

 

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Panel:

G. Holland

 

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Panel:

C. Landsea

 

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Panel:

M. Sugi

 

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IWTC-VII Recommendations

E. Ritchie

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