Table of Contents

 Session I Dry MAP harvest
S1.1 R.B. Smith, J.D. Doyle, S. Smith:
Gravity wave breaking: MAP harvest P6
S1.2 G.J. Mayr:
Gap flows - our state of knowledge at the end of MAP
O1.1 T. Marić, D.R. Durran:
Observation and modeling of gap flow in the Wipp valley on 20 Oct 1999
O1.2 C.B. Clements, S. Zhong:
Daytime down-canyon flows in the eastern Sierra Nevada, California
O1.3 A.P. Weigel, F.K. Chow, M.W. Rotach, R.L. Street:
The nature of turbulent kinetic energy in a deep and narrow valley under convective (?) conditions
 Session II Mountain eddies
S2.1 S.S. Zilitinkevich, J.C.R. Hunt, A.A. Grachev et al.:
The effect of large eddies on the convective heat/mass transfer over complex terrain: advanced theory and its validation against experimental and LES data
O2.1 P.W. Chan, C.M.Shun:
Numerical simulation of vortex shedding observed at the Hong Kong International Airport using a shallow water model
O2.2 L. Rontu:
Vorticity budget over mountains, diagnosed from HIRLAM analyses and forcasts
 Session III Katabatic & convective flows
S3.1 G.S. Poulos:
A historical perspective on the study of katabatic flows and future research avenues
O3.1 M.M. Miglietta, R. Rotunno:
Further results on moist nearly neutral flow past a ridge
O3.2 M.A.C. Teixeira, P.M.A. Miranda:
Gravity wave drag produced by small amplitude elliptical mountains for sheared wind profiles
O3.3 S.D. Mobbs, H. Lewis, M. Lehning et al.:
Surface observations during GAUDEX 2003
O3.4 C. Hug, F. Faure, M. Lehning et al.:
Small scale wind field simulations for the steep Gaudergrat ridge using CFX-4 and ARPS; influence of the boundary conditions and comparison with measurements
O3.5 O. Fuhrer, C. Schär:
Banded convection in moist orographic flows
 Session IV Wet MAP harvest
S4.1 R. Rotunno, R.A. Houze:
Lessons on orographic precipitation from MAP
O4.1 G. Zängl:
The impact of lee-side static stability on the distribution of orographic precipitation
O4.2 F. Lascaux, E. Richard:
Impact of mesoscale data assimilation on the fine scale numerical simulations of the MAP IOP2a
S4.2 E. Richard, A. Buzzi, G. Zängl et al.:
Quantitative precipitation forecasting in mountainous regions - pushed ahead by MAP
 Session V Föhn & bura
S5.1 R. Steinacker et al:
Unstationary aspects of föhn in a large valley
O5.1 P. Hächler:
Strong föhn as a type of severe weather
O5.2 S. Drechsel, G.J. Mayr:
Objective forecasting of föhn for the subgrid scale Wipp Valley
O5.3 D. Belušić, B. Grisogono:
Disappearance of pulsations in severe downslope windstorms
IBM Sponsor presentation
 Session VI Mountain climate
O6.1 H. Kerschner:
Weather-type climatology of precipitation in the Eastern Alps
O6.2 L.M. Wielke:
Duration of snow cover of the European Alps
O6.3 A. Ross:
Forest canopy - atmosphere interactions over complex terrain
O6.4 M. Lapin, P. Štastný, M. Chmelík:
Detection of climate change in the Slovak mountains
 Session VII Mountain climate effects
S7.1 R. Böhm, I. Auer, W. Schöner et al.:
Exploring past climate variability in the greater alpine region
O7.1 D. Efthymiadis, P.D. Jones, K.R. Briffa et al.:
A new high-resolution bi-centennial (1800–2003) precipitation dataset for the Greater Alpine Region
O7.2 A. Beck, B. Ahrens, C. Gruber:
On the evaluation of regional climate simulations over complex terrain
O7.3 N. Žagar, M. Žagar, J. Cedilnik et al.:
High-resolution wind climatology for Slovenia: a spatio-temporal verification
O7.4 T. Cegnar:
Mountain weather and climate in media
 Session VIII Air flow over the Alps
S8.1 M.W. Rotach, D. Zardi:
On the boundary layer structure over highly complex terrain: key findings from MAP and related projects
O8.1 S. Bastin, P. Drobinski, O. Bock et al.:
On the interaction between sea breeze and summer Mistral at the exit of the Rhône valley during the ESCOMPTE experiment
S8.2 K.P. Hoinka, H.C. Davies:Upper-level flow features and the Alps: An overview
 Session IX Alpine hydrology
S9.1 R. Ranzi, B. Bacchi, M. Zappa:
Hydrological aspects of the MAP: findings from field experiments and simulations
O9.1 M. Verbunt, A. Walser, J. Gurtz et al.:
Probabilistic runoff forecasting using a coupled atmospheric-hydrologic Ensemble Prediction System
O9.2 A. Barbi, A. Bonan, R. Millini, A.M. Rossa:
Characterization of intense precipitation events over small scale, southern Alpine river catchments
O9.3 B. Bica, R. Steinacker:
High resolution precipitation analysis over complex terrain by using physical a priori knowledge
 Session X Mountain weather modelling I
S10.1 H. Ólafsson:
Forecasting terrain-induced disturbances in the atmospheric flow
O10.1 H. Wells, S. Webster, A.N. Ross, A.R. Brown:
The effect of wind direction on flow past South Georgia
O10.2 C. Hohenegger, C. Schär:
Sensitivity of perturbation growth to flow characteristics and sampling strategy
O10.3 S. Davolio, A. Buzzi, P. Malguzzi:
Orographic influence on deep convection: case study and sensitivity experiments
O10.4 D. Klarić, S. Ivatek-Šahdan:
Analysis of the low level jets associated with MAP IOP 2b case
 Session XI Mountain weather modelling II
O11.1 H.D. Reeves, Y.L. Lin:
The effects of a mountain on the propagation of pre-existing convection for different Froude number flow regimes
O11.2 A. Borroni:
Simulations of a November thunderstorm event by two mesoscale models in the south Alpine region
O11.3 B. Ivančan-Picek, S. Ivatek-Šahdan, V. Grubišić:
Vertical structure of the Dinaric Alps flow during the MAP IOP15
O11.4 Y. Seity:
Numerical simulations of MAP IOP 2b with AROME
O11.5 C. Chemel, E. Chaxel, O. Couach, J.P. Chollet:
Influence of the interactions of local dynamical processes with large-scale flow on air quality in the Grenoble area
 Session XII Mountain bioclimatology
S12.1 A. Matzarakis, E. Rudel, M. Zygmuntowski, E. Koch:
Thermal human bioclimatic conditions for Austria and the Alps
O12.1 E. Rudel, M. Zygmuntowski, A. Matzarakis, E. Koch:
Thermal bioclimate conditions in the alpine regions of Austria
O12.2 K. Zaninović, T. Cegnar, A. Matzarakis:
Thermal comfort trends and variability in the Croatian and Slovenian mountains
 Session XIII Mountain waves & rotors
O13.1 J.D. Doyle, D.R.Durran:
The dynamics of rotors and sub-rotors in three dimensions
O13.2 V. Grubišić, B.J. Billings:
Sierra waves and rotors: A study of the Sierra rotors IOP 8 event
O13.3 P.F. Sheridan, S.B. Vosper:
A linear theory for lee-wave rotors
O13.4 C.C. Chen, G.J. Hakim, D.R. Durran:
Transient mountain waves and their interaction with large scales (ppt)
O13.5 D.R. Durran, C.C. Chen, G.J.Hakim:
Mountain wave momentum flux in an evolving synoptic-scale flow (ppt)
 Session XIV More MAP highlights
S14.1 C. Flamant, T. Vrhovec, R. Steinacker, G. Mayr:
Summary of the observation-related advances in MAP
O14.1 U. Germann, G. Galli, M. Boscacci:
Radar precipitation measurement in the Alps - big improvements triggered by MAP
O14.2 A. Gohm, G.J. Mayr:
On the bora breakthrough near a mountain gap
S14.2 V. Grubišić, C. Schär, C. Flamant:
Summary of orographic PV banner studies in MAP
 Session XV ICAM-MAP perspectives
S15.1 H. Volkert:
The Mesoscale Alpine Programme (MAP): A multi-facetted success story
O15.1 M. Didone, D. Lüthi, H.C. Davies:
Exploring and validating LM performance at very high resolution (ppt)
O15.2 L. Quinn, S.D.Mobbs, K.V. Mardia, S.B. Vosper:
High resolution data assimilation: Falklands Islands
O15.3 D. Cane, M. Milelli:
Use of multimodel super ensemble technique for mountain-area weather forecast in the Olympic area of Torino 2006
O15.4 A. Walser, M. Arpagaus, M. Leutbecher, C. Appenzeller:
Short-range limited-area ensemble forecasts for two European winter storms: The impact of moist singular vectors and horizontal resolution