2020 AMS SOARS Schedule (Student Conference)


Saturday, January 11 (SOARS Booth C17)

5:30PM – 7:30PM Student Conference Reception


Sunday, January 12 (SOARS Booth C17)

6:30PM – 8:30PM Career Fair & Student Posters (open to all AMS attendees); East Registration Lobby of the Boston Convention Center


Kylee Lewis

Poster # S189: Low-Level Temperature Inversions over Alaska's North Slope: Results from Radiosondes during 2018 Special Observing Periods


Angelie Nieves Jiménez

Poster # S156: Influence of Environmental Wind on Land–Sea Breeze Afternoon Thunderstorms over Western Puerto Rico


7:30PM – 9:30PM Colour of Weather Reception, Marina Ballroom I (Westin Hotel)



2020 AMS SOARS Schedule (Annual Meeting)

Monday, January 13


8:00AM – 9:30AM SOARS Breakfast, Marina Ballroom III (Westin Hotel)


12:15PM – 1:45PM Film screening and discussion, “Can We Talk?” (Room 255)


Jamin Rader (Hall B) 4:00PM – 6:00PM

Poster # 139: Relating Zonal Variability in Sea Surface Temperature to the Structure of North Pacific Anticyclones


Malcolm Wilson (Hall B) 4:00PM – 6:00PM

Poster # 190: Analyzing Weather-Regime-Dependence of GFS Extended Precipitation Forecast Skill Based on the Convective Adjustment Time Scale


8:00PM – 10:00PM Coriolis Reception, Marina Ballroom III (Westin Hotel)



Tuesday, January 14

Ivy MacDaniel (Hall B) 4:00PM – 6:00PM

Poster # 861: Application of Statistical Methods to Improving Model Predictions of Rapid Intensification in Tropical Cyclones

Amin Taziny (Hall B) 4:00PM – 6:00PM

Poster # 778: Nowcasting of Auroral Electron Precipitation Using an Artificial Neural Network          


Anthony Wilson (Hall B) 4:00PM – 6:00PM

            Poster # 495: Investigating CESM1 Ability to Capture Heat Waves


Wednesday, January 15

Ebone Smith (Room 259A) 2:00PM – 2:15PM

An Ignition Point Sensitivity Study of the WRF-Fire Model: An Analysis of Wildfire Area and Location for the Indian Valley Fire


Nathalie Rivera Torres (Hall B) 4:00PM – 6:00PM

Poster # 1494: Effect of High-Resolution Topography in Simulations of Hurricane Maria's Landfall in Puerto Rico


Angelie Nieves Jiménez (Hall B) 4:00PM – 6:00PM

Poster # 1217: Influence of Environmental Winds on Land–Sea-Breeze Afternoon Thunderstorms over Western Puerto Rico


Nicolas Gordillo (Hall B) 4:00PM – 6:00PM

Poster # 1308: Using WRF to Determine the Effects of Natural Sensitivities on Orographic Precipitation


Thursday, January 16
Marcel Corchado Albelo (Room 205A) 10:45AM – 11:00AM

Identifying Magnetic Energy "Hot Spots" in the Corona