The Eighth North American Monsoon Experiment (NAME) SWG Meeting
was held 17-18 August 2006
at the Hilton El Conquistador Resort in Tucson, AZ

Participant Listing
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Thursday, 17 August 2006
09:00 Opening Remarks (D. Gochis)
09:05 Results, lessons and discussions from NAMAP-II (J. Schemm)
10:00 NAME Diagnostics, Modeling Data Impact/Data Assimilation Studies
  What we know and don't know about local influences on convective rainfall in the southern Gulf of Mexico region from the NAME2004 data (R. Carbone)
  On Air-sea interactions at the mouth of the Gulf of California (P. Zuidema)
  Land sea thermal contrast and monsoon precipitation (T. Cavazos)
  Multi-scale variability of the flow during NAME(R. Johnson)
  Objective Analysis for NAME) (P. Ciesielski)
  Data Impact, Data Assimilation (K. Mo)
12:00 Lunch
13:00 NAME Forecasting Session (E. Pytlak)
14:00 Reports from the Monsoon Region Applications Workshop and NHWG (A. Ray and D. Gochis)
15:00 Break
15:30 NAME Plenary Overview (D. Gochis)
15:45 NAME Plenary Discussion I: Observing System Needs
  Sounding data quality issues (P. Ciesielki)
  GPS water vapor measurements (R. Kursinski)
  Rain gauge networks (D. Gochis)
  SST Datasets (P-P. Xie)
17:00 NAME Poster Session (Various)
Friday, 18 August 2006
08:00 NAME Plenary Discussion II: Advancing Predictions of the NAM
  Potential predictability of monsoon precipitation (B. Anderson)
  Creating seasonal forecasts at SMN (A. Douglas)
  Regional modeling and predictability of the NAM (H. Berbery)
09:30 Break
09:45 NAME SWG Executive Meeting
12:30 Adjourn