13th Conference on Applied Climatology and the 10th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology

Session 8: Drought Assessment and Prediction

Wednesday, 15 May 2002: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Organizer:  Glen Conner, Western Kentucky Univ.
  8:00 AM
Measured Soil Moisture during the 1999Ė2000 Drought in Illinois
James R. Angel, ISWS, Champaign, IL; and R. W. Scott

Poster PDF (44.8 kB)
  8:15 AM
Monitoring droughts with improved drought index resolution
Michael J. Hayes, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; and M. D. Svoboda, W. J. Waltman, S. Goddard, and K. G. Hubbard


Poster PDF (224.4 kB)
  8:30 AM
The quality assurance and dissemination of soil moisture data from the Oklahoma Mesonet
Gary D. McManus, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK

Poster PDF (254.6 kB)
  8:45 AM
A Soil Moisture Analysis of the Drought Conditions using the Oklahoma Mesonet
Bradley G. Illston, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK; and J. B. Basara

Poster PDF (758.2 kB)
  9:00 AM
The value of real-time mesoscale observations to early recognition and rapid response to short-term drought
Derek S. Arndt, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK; and H. L. Johnson

Poster PDF (375.3 kB)
  9:15 AM
Three years and counting: Whatís new with the Drought Monitor?
Mark D. Svoboda, National Drought Mitigation Center/Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; and M. J. Hayes and R. J. Tinker


Poster PDF (69.3 kB)
  9:30 AM
Exploring moisture indices for characterizing drought in Vermont
Lesley-Ann Dupigny-Giroux, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT


Poster PDF (74.2 kB)
  9:45 AM
Trends in North Carolina evapotranspiration and links with water availability
Peter J. Robinson, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Poster PDF (187.1 kB)
  10:00 AM
Drought and Impact Disconnect: The Midwest Drought of 1999-2000
Michael A. Palecki, ISWS, Champaign, IL; and S. D. Hilberg

Poster PDF (221.2 kB)
  10:15 AM
Drought Risk in Agriculture
Elwynn Taylor, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Poster PDF (38.4 kB)
  10:30 AM
European drought climatology and prediction using the standardised precipitation index
Benjamin Lloyd-Hughes, University College London, Dorking, United Kingdom; and M. A. Saunders

  10:45 AM
Climate Stability in the Great Plains
John Harrington Jr., Kansas State Univ., Manhattan, KS; and M. J. Wood

Poster PDF (74.0 kB)
  11:00 AM
  11:15 AM
  11:30 AM
Coffee Break