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   < Session 3 >  Wave processes   

Chair: Saburo MIYAHARA (Kyushu University)

  9:10-  9:50 Jim HOLTON (University of Washington)
Short vertical wavelength Kelvin waves revealed by equatorial radiosonde data

  9:50-10:30 Takeshi HORINOUCHI (Kyoto University)
Convectively generated gravity waves in the tropics

 break 

11:00-11:40 Toshitaka TSUDA (Kyoto University)
Characteristics of gravity waves in the stratosphere reveled by the GPS/MET data

11:40-12:20 Kaoru SATO (National Institute of Polar Research)
Gravity waves in the polar middle atmosphere

 lunch 

   < Session 4a >  Intraseasonal and interannual variability   

Chair: Jim HURRELL (NCAR)

14:00-14:40
Shigeo YODEN (Kyoto University)
Internal interannual variations of the troposphere-stratosphere coupled system

14:40-15:20 Wookap CHOI (Seoul National University)
The interannual variation of the stratospheric circulation in the northern hemisphere spring associated with the QBO

15:20-16:00 Matt HITCHMAN (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Modulation of the seasonal tropopause environment by the stratospheric quasibiennial oscillation

 break 

16:30-17:10 Darryn WAUGH (Johns Hopkins University)
Interannual variability in the lifecycle of stratospheric polar vortices

17:10-17:50 Huang-Hsiung HSU (National Taiwan University)
Intraseasonal oscillations in the wintertime polar stratosphere