Session 3b Drought and Water Resources

Monday, 18 July 2011: 3:30 PM-5:00 PM
Salon C2 (Asheville Renaissance)
Host: 19th Conference on Applied Climatology
Laura M. Edwards, DRI, Western Regional Climate Center, Reno, NV

3:30 PM
Summer season drought in Eastern Europe and Western Russia
Anthony R. Lupo, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO; and J. Abraham, I. I. Mokhov, M. G. Akperov, and A. A. Vetrova
3:45 PM
Evaluation of drought monitoring in Saskatchewan
Steven M. Quiring, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and S. Patil
4:00 PM
Downscaling and uncertainty portrayal: a drought-projection example from Alaska
Stephanie A. McAfee, The Wilderness Society, Anchorage, AK; and W. M. Loya, B. J. O'Brien, and A. L. Springsteen

4:15 PM
Utility of precipitation indices as indicators of drought in Nevada
Dan McEvoy, DRI, Reno, NV; and L. M. Edwards and J. Huntington
4:30 PM
The Status of Drought Planning for Watersheds and Hydrologic Basins in the United States
Crystal J. Bergman, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; and M. J. Hayes, D. J. Bathke, C. L. Knutson, and Z. Tang
4:45 PM
Assessing Climate Services in Wildland Fire Management - A Social Network Analysis of the Southwest
Timothy J. Brown, DRI, Reno, Nevada; and G. Owen, J. McLeod, C. A. Kolden, and D. Ferguson
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