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Sunday, 17 July 2011

5:00 PM-7:00 PM: Sunday, 17 July 2011


Registration Opens
Location: Ballroom Foyer (Asheville Renaissance)

Monday, 18 July 2011

7:30 AM-5:00 PM: Monday, 18 July 2011


Registration Continues Throughout the Conference
Location: Ballroom Foyer (Asheville Renaissance)

8:30 AM-8:40 AM: Monday, 18 July 2011

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Session
Welcoming Remarks
Location: Salon C (Asheville Renaissance)
Host: 19th Conference on Applied Climatology
  8:30 AM
Tim Owen: Welcoming remarks

8:40 AM-10:00 AM: Monday, 18 July 2011

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Plenary Session 1
Effective Climate Services
Location: Salon C (Asheville Renaissance)
Host: 19th Conference on Applied Climatology
Chair: Timothy Owen, NCDC
  8:40 AM
PL1.1
Environmental Observation and Prediction for NOAA. Invited
Kathryn Sullivan, NOAA, Washington, DC

  9:00 AM
PL1.2
Climate Adaptation and Assessment Challenges for OSTP
Kathy Jacobs, U.S. Global Change Research Program, Washington, DC
  9:20 AM
PL1.3
  9:40 AM
PL1.4
Delivering scientific information and tools to decision makers
Jim F. Fox, University of North Carolina at Asheville, Asheville, NC; and K. Lichtenstein, M. Phillips, J. G. Dobson, and T. Pierce

9:00 AM-10:00 AM: Monday, 18 July 2011

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Plenary Session 1
Plenary Session
Location: Salon A (Asheville Renaissance)
Host: Practical Solutions for a Warming World: AMS Conference on Climate Adaptation
Chair: Lynne M. Carter, Louisiana State University
  9:00 AM
Welcoming Remarks
  9:10 AM
Tom Wilbanks, Group Leader, Global Change and Developing Countries Programs, Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Chair, Panel on Adapting to the Impacts of Climate Change, America's Climate Choices, National Research Council
  9:30 AM
Respondent: Linda Mearns, Ph.D. Senior Scientist, NCAR, and Director, Institute for the Study of Society and Environment
  9:40 AM
Cathleen Kelly: Federal actions to build a climate resilient nation
  9:50 AM
Suraje Dessai: Practical solutions for a warming world

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Monday, 18 July 2011


Coffee Break

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 18 July 2011

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Session 1
Climate Communications and Perspectives
Location: Salon C (Asheville Renaissance)
Host: 19th Conference on Applied Climatology
Chair: Ryan P. Boyles, NC State University
  10:45 AM
1.2
Horizon point weather advisory program
Patrick Guinan, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia, MO; and R. Massey
  11:00 AM
1.3
Improving mesonet communications and data retrieval by leveraging partnerships
Mark S. Brooks, NC State University, Raleigh, NC; and A. Syed, S. Heuser, A. P. Sims, and P. A. Sadowski
  11:15 AM
1.4
Climate education materials with sector-focused context
Megan E. Embrey, NC State University, Raleigh, NC; and R. P. Boyles, P. Knox, and S. K. Schulze
  11:30 AM
1.5
  11:45 AM
1.6
Frozen to the Saddle: A 19th Century Flash Freeze Investigation
Nancy E. Westcott, Midwestern Regional Climate Center, Illinois State Water Survey, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL; and M. L. Spinar, L. A. Stoecker, and R. L. Obrecht
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Session 1
The Landscape of Adaptation
Location: Salon A (Asheville Renaissance)
Host: Practical Solutions for a Warming World: AMS Conference on Climate Adaptation
Chair: Lisa Dilling, University of Colorado
  10:30 AM
1.1
Climate Change Adaptation Decision Making Under Uncertainty
Joel B. Smith, Stratus Consulting Inc., Boulder, CO; and R. S. Raucher, J. M. Vogel, and K. Raucher
  10:45 AM
1.2
Extreme weather and community-based climate adaptation: An integrated framework with an application to extreme heat
Rebecca E. Morss, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and O. Wilhelmi, L. Dilling, M. H. Hayden, and G. Meehl
  11:00 AM
1.3
“Wicked” uncertainties in the development of coastal climate change adaptation plans
Nathan Kettle, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

  11:15 AM
1.4
Learning and flexibility in water governance for preparing for climate change
Shannon McNeeley, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and K. Miller and P. Romero Lankao
  11:30 AM
1.5
Multiple adaptation types with mitigation: a framework for policy analysis
Tyler Felgenhauer, EPA, Research Triangle Park, NC; and M. Webster

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Monday, 18 July 2011


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Monday, 18 July 2011

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Session 2A
Public Lands and Species Conservation
Location: Salon A (Asheville Renaissance)
Host: Practical Solutions for a Warming World: AMS Conference on Climate Adaptation
Chair: Ronald D. Brunner, University of Colorado, Boulder
  1:45 PM
2A.2
The Role of Information in Climate Change Adaptation on Western Public Lands
Kelli Archie, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and L. Dilling
  2:00 PM
2A.3
Climate adaptation on National Forests: A case study on the Shoshone National Forest, Wyoming
Janine M. Rice, USDA, Fort Collins, CO; and L. Joyce, B. Armel, G. Bevenger, and L. S. Baggett
  2:15 PM
2A.4
Building climate change resilience into a coastal habitat complex, Albemarle Peninsula, NC
Brian Boutin, The Nature Conservancy, Kill Devil Hills, NC; and C. E. Burns
  2:30 PM
2A.5
Using species-level vulnerability assessments to inform conservation planning under climate change
Natalie S. Dubois, Defenders of Wildlife, Washington, DC; and A. DeWan, J. Boshoven, and D. C. Parsons
  2:45 PM
2A.6
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Session 2a
Drought Monitoring
Location: Salon C1 (Asheville Renaissance)
Host: 19th Conference on Applied Climatology
Chair: Steven M. Quiring, Texas A&M University
  1:30 PM
2a.1
Synthesizing diverse stakeholder needs for a drought early warning information system in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin
Lisa S. Darby, NOAA/Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO; and C. McNutt, K. T. Ingram, P. N. Knox, C. J. Martinez, D. F. Zierden, R. S. Pulwarty, and J. Verdin
  1:45 PM
2a.2
The global drought monitor portal – the foundation for a global drought early warning system
Michael J. Brewer, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and R. R. Heim Jr., W. Pozzi, J. Vogt, and J. Sheffield
  2:00 PM
2a.3
Building a Cooperative Network of Drought Communities
Deborah Bathke, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; and J. Nothwehr, N. A. Wall, C. J. Bergman, M. D. Svoboda, M. J. Hayes, T. K. Bernadt, and J. Robine
  2:15 PM
2a.4
RAWS network products to improve western US drought monitoring
Laura M. Edwards, DRI, Reno, NV; and K. T. Redmond and G. McCurdy
  2:30 PM
2a.5
A modified Standardized Precipitation Index for drought monitoring
Brent McRoberts, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and J. Nielsen-Gammon
  2:45 PM
2a.6a
Regional Climate Services: Central Region First Steps
Douglas Kluck, NOAA/NWS, Kansas City, MO

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Session 2B
State and Regional Scales
Location: Swannanoa (Asheville Renaissance)
Host: Practical Solutions for a Warming World: AMS Conference on Climate Adaptation
Chair: Lynne M. Carter, Louisiana State University
  1:30 PM
2B.1
Barriers to Adaptation: Testing a Diagnostic Framework in Coastal California
Susanne Moser, Susanne Moser Research and Consulting, Santa Cruz, CA
  1:45 PM
2B.2
  2:15 PM
2B.4
  2:30 PM
2B.5
From Drought to Deluge: How do we Cope with these Extremes?
Grace Koshida, Environment Canada, Toronto, ON, Canada; and E. Wheaton, V. Wittrock, E. Siemens, and D. Smeh

  2:45 PM
2B.6
An assessment of perception, use, need for, and capacity to integrate climate information among water managers in the ACF Basin
Jessica Bolson, University of Florida, Miami, FL; and N. E. Breuer, C. J. Martinez, P. Srivastava, N. L. Engle, T. Borisova, and P. N. Knox
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Session 2b
Prediction and Monitoring Applications
Location: Salon C2 (Asheville Renaissance)
Host: 19th Conference on Applied Climatology
Chair: Jon Gottschalck, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC
  1:30 PM
2b.1
  1:45 PM
2b.2
Long-term Climate Predictions for NIDIS Pilot Projects
Klaus Wolter, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO
  2:00 PM
2b.3
Downscaling precipitation across the southeast United States
Adrienne M. Wootten, NC State University, Raleigh, NC; and R. P. Boyles
  2:15 PM
2b.4
U.S. wind climatology: new tools to monitor wind across the contiguous U.S
Jake Crouch, NOAA/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and T. W. R. Wallis and D. S. Arndt
  2:30 PM
2b.5
Coastal climate and upwelling
Darko Koracin, DRI, Reno, NV; and J. F. Mejia, K. E. Kunkel, and C. E. Dorman
  2:45 PM
2b.6
Monitoring freeze events in spring and fall for the Central US
Michael S. Timlin, ISWS, Champaign, IL; and Z. A. Zaloudek, S. D. Hilberg, and J. R. Angel

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Monday, 18 July 2011


Coffee Break

3:30 PM-5:00 PM: Monday, 18 July 2011

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Session 3a
Climate Extremes
Location: Salon C1 (Asheville Renaissance)
Host: 19th Conference on Applied Climatology
Chair: Barbara Mayes Boustead, NOAA/NWS
  3:30 PM
3a.1
  3:45 PM
3a.2
Northeast United States heat index climatology: 1981 – 2010
Mary D. Stampone, New Hampshire State Climate Office, Durham, NH; and D. A. Glenn
  4:00 PM
3a.3
Development of a regional snowfall impact scale and snowstorm database at the National Climatic Data Center
Michael F. Squires, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and J. H. Lawrimore, R. Heim, D. A. Robinson, M. R. Gerbush, and T. Estilow
  4:15 PM
3a.4
Historical Analysis of Pacific Northwest Heat Waves
Karin Bumbaco, JISAO/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and K. D. Dello and N. A. Bond
  4:45 PM
3a.6
Comparison of precipitation frequency distributions from National Weather Service Cooperative stations with surrounding CoCoRaHS stations
Zach Schwalbe, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and N. J. Doesken, H. Reges, N. Newman, and J. Turner
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Session 3B
Future Impacts
Location: Swannanoa (Asheville Renaissance)
Host: Practical Solutions for a Warming World: AMS Conference on Climate Adaptation
Chair: Benjamin Lee Preston, ORNL
  3:45 PM
3B.2
Potential impacts of climate change on estimates of probable maximum precipitation
Kenneth E. Kunkel, Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites, Asheville, NC; and D. R. Easterling
  4:00 PM
3B.3
Migration of agriculture to the Southeast as an adaptation to regional climate change
Richard T. McNider, Earth System Science Center, Huntsville, AL; and J. R. Christy
  4:15 PM
3B.4
Looking for analogues of future drought in the northern Chihuahuan Desert
John Nielsen-Gammon, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and D. B. McRoberts
  4:30 PM
3B.5
  4:45 PM
3B.6
Perfect Adaptation in Climate Change
James I. MacLellan, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada; and G. Koshida and I. Burton

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Session 3b
Drought and Water Resources
Location: Salon C2 (Asheville Renaissance)
Host: 19th Conference on Applied Climatology
Chair: Laura M. Edwards, DRI
  3:30 PM
3b.1
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
3b.2
Evaluation of drought monitoring in Saskatchewan
Steven M. Quiring, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and S. Patil
  4:00 PM
3b.3
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
3b.4
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
3b.5
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
3b.6
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

3:30 PM-5:15 PM: Monday, 18 July 2011

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Session 3A
Engagement and Collaborative Processes
Location: Salon A (Asheville Renaissance)
Host: Practical Solutions for a Warming World: AMS Conference on Climate Adaptation
Chair: Susanne Moser, Susanne Moser Research and Consulting
  3:30 PM
3A.1
  3:45 PM
3A.2
Niagara climate change project- a collaborative participatory approach to climate change adaptation
Kerrie T. Pickering, Brock University, St Catharines, ON, Canada; and R. Plummer and B. May
  4:00 PM
3A.3
An engagement strategy and framework for conducting regional climate assessments
J. Greg Dobson, University of North Carolina, Asheville, NC; and J. F. Fox, M. Hutchins, and K. Lichtenstein

6:00 PM-7:30 PM: Monday, 18 July 2011

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Panel Discussion
Local Adaptation Leaders
Location: Salon A (Asheville Renaissance)
Host: Practical Solutions for a Warming World: AMS Conference on Climate Adaptation
Moderator: Caitlin Buzzas, AMS
Panelists: Ulla Reeves, Souther Alliance for Clean Energy; Derek Brockbank, Mississippi River Delta Restoration Campaign; Bart Melton, National Parks Conservation Association
  6:00 PM
Derek Brockbank: Climate Adaptation in the Mississippi river delta
  6:15 PM
Ulla-Britt Reeves: Sustainable climate adaptation and the energy sector
  6:30 PM
Bart Melton: National parks conservation association

Tuesday, 19 July 2011

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Tuesday, 19 July 2011

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Session 4a
Climate Data and Tools I
Location: Salon C1 (Asheville Renaissance)
Host: 19th Conference on Applied Climatology
Chair: Timothy W. Owen, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC
  8:30 AM
4a.1
  8:45 AM
4a.2
Cyberinfrastructure for Community-driven Drought Information Synthesis, Modeling and Applications
Carol X. Song, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and L. Zhao, J. Lee, R. S. Govindaraju, D. Niyogi, D. Aliaga, I. Chaubey, J. R. Carlson, and C. Hoffmann
  9:00 AM
4a.3
NOAA's National Climatic Data Center and Coastal Services Center – enabling data discovery and interoperability
J. Neal Lott, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and R. Baldwin, J. Burroughs, J. Boyd, G. Reid, J. Marshall, and G. Sataloff
  9:15 AM
4a.4
The role of network architecture in surface-based in-situ climate observations
Ronald D. Leeper, Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites -NC, Asheville, NC
  9:30 AM
4a.5
CRONOS API: Making climate data easily accessible for everyone
Mark S. Brooks, NC State University, Raleigh, NC; and B. E. Aldridge
  9:45 AM
4a.6
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Session 4b
Sectoral Applications
Location: Salon C2 (Asheville Renaissance)
Host: 19th Conference on Applied Climatology
Chair: Nancy Selover, Arizona State University
  8:30 AM
4b.1
Relationships between ENSO and crop yield across the southeast US
Heather A. Dinon, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and R. P. Boyles and G. G. Wilkerson
  8:45 AM
4b.2
Creation of a recreation climatology for the Southeast US
Corey N. Davis, NC State University, Raleigh, NC; and M. S. Brooks, A. N. Frazier, and R. P. Boyles
  9:00 AM
4b.3
Assessing the urban heat island signal in the U.S. Historical Climatology Network monthly temperature data
Zeke Hausfather, Efficiency 2.0, San Francisco, CA; and M. J. Menne, D. Jones, R. Broberg, T. Masters, and C. N. Williams Jr.
  9:15 AM
4b.4
  9:30 AM
4b.5
Climate and human health: A regional perspective on vulnerabilities and service needs
Christopher M. Fuhrmann, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; and C. E. Konrad
  9:45 AM
4b.6
Snowfall observations in support of reconciling snow removal contracts
Mathieu R. Gerbush, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ; and D. A. Robinson

9:00 AM-10:00 AM: Tuesday, 19 July 2011


Plenary Session 2
Plenary Session
Location: Salon A (Asheville Renaissance)
Host: Practical Solutions for a Warming World: AMS Conference on Climate Adaptation
Chair: Lisa Dilling, University of Colorado
  9:00 AM
Introductory Remarks

  9:10 AM
Speaker: Cathleen Kelly, Deputy Associate Director for Climate Change Adaptation, White House Council on Environmental Quality

  9:40 AM
Respondent: Suraje Dessai, Lecturer in Climate Science at the Department of Geography, University of Exeter

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Tuesday, 19 July 2011


Coffee Break

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 19 July 2011

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Session 4
Science across boundaries and disciplines: The RISA program.
Location: Salon A (Asheville Renaissance)
Host: Practical Solutions for a Warming World: AMS Conference on Climate Adaptation
Chair: Kirstin Dow, Carolinas Integrated Sciences & Assessments
  10:30 AM
4.1
  10:45 AM
4.2
Findings of the Gulf coast climate information needs assessment
Lynne M. Carter, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA; and H. F. Needham
  11:15 AM
4.4
An assessment of the climate-related needs of stakeholders in Oklahoma
Rachel E. Riley, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and K. L. Nemunaitis-Monroe and J. E. Hocker
  11:45 AM
4.6
Climate information flow: Testing methods for continuous climate assessment
Mason Matthews, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL; and N. E. Breuer
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Session 5a
Climate Data and Tools II
Location: Salon C1 (Asheville Renaissance)
Host: 19th Conference on Applied Climatology
Chair: Timothy W. Owen, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC
  10:30 AM
5a.1
  10:45 AM
5a.2
Structural uncertainty in the U.S. Historical Climatology Network temperature records
Matthew J. Menne, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and C. N. Williams Jr. and P. Thorne
  11:00 AM
5a.3
Transitioning from the Traditional Divisional Dataset to Global Historical Climatology Network-Daily Gridded Divisional Dataset
Chris Fenimore, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and K. Gleason, D. S. Arndt, and R. R. Heim Jr.
  11:15 AM
5a.4
Analysis of the impacts of station exposure on the U.S. Historical Climatology Network temperatures and temperature trends
Souleymane Fall, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL; and A. Watts, J. Nielsen-Gammon, E. Jones, D. Niyogi, J. R. Christy, and R. A. Pielke Sr.
  11:30 AM
5a.5
Implementing new quality control and processing systems for hourly precipitation data
Jared Rennie, North Carolina State University, Asheville, NC; and A. Wilson, J. H. Lawrimore, M. J. Menne, and R. Ray
  11:45 AM
5a.6
Quality assurance and quality control of NWS Historical Cooperative Observations
David A. Glenn, NOAA/NWS, Newport, NC; and B. Korzeniewski, L. J. Mueller, and M. D. Stampone
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Session 5b
Remotely-Sensed Climatology Applications
Location: Salon C2 (Asheville Renaissance)
Host: 19th Conference on Applied Climatology
Chair: Elaine Godfrey, STG, Inc.
  10:30 AM
5b.1
Development of a methodology to utilize land surface temperature satellite data for climate studies
Pierre C. Guillevic, Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites (CICS-NC), Asheville, NC; and P. Krishnan, J. F. Muratore, J. Kochendorfer, B. Martos, E. J. Dumas Jr., B. Coudert, J. L. Privette, T. P. Meyers, S. Corda, and C. B. Baker
  10:45 AM
5b.2
National Mosaic and Multi-sensor QPE (NMQ) reanalysis in the southeastern United States
Scott E. Stevens, Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites, Asheville, NC; and B. R. Nelson and C. Langston
  11:00 AM
5b.3
Web-based Remote Sensing Evapotranspiration Tool
Junming Wang, Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN; and T. W. Sammis and M. Funk
  11:15 AM
5b.4
Evaluation of Stage IV precipitation estimates over the eastern United States
Adrienne M. Wootten, NC State University, Raleigh, NC; and R. P. Boyles

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Tuesday, 19 July 2011


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Tuesday, 19 July 2011

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Panel Discussion 1
Applied Climatology Panel
Location: Salon C (Asheville Renaissance)
Host: 19th Conference on Applied Climatology
Moderator: Ryan P. Boyles, NC State University
  1:30 PM
Trend issues in california
  1:45 PM
Deke Arndt: A few other points on trends and such
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Session 5B
Regional understandings of climate variability and change: A cross-RISA dialogue
Location: Swannanoa (Asheville Renaissance)
Host: Practical Solutions for a Warming World: AMS Conference on Climate Adaptation
Chair: Mark A. Shafer, Oklahoma Climatological Survey
  1:30 PM
5B.1
Assessing climate-sensitive sectors, decisions, and peoples in the Carolinas
Kirsten Lackstrom, Carolinas Integrated Sciences & Assessments, Columbia, SC; and B. Haywood, K. Dow, S. Ferguson, D. Foster, N. Kettle, C. Rappold, and E. Weeks
  1:45 PM
5B.2
Analyzing expressed stakeholder needs in the Western Water Assessment RISA
John Berggren, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and L. Dilling
  2:00 PM
5B.3
Integrating climate knowledge and decision-making in the Great Lakes: building a stakeholder database
Maria Carmen Lemos, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; and S. Kalafatis and R. Henry
  2:15 PM
5B.4
Building and comparing stakeholder databases and networks across RISAs
Lisa Dilling, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and K. Dow and M. C. Lemos
  2:30 PM
Discussion

1:30 PM-3:30 PM: Tuesday, 19 July 2011

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Session 5A
Climate information and decision support tools. Part I.
Location: Salon A (Asheville Renaissance)
Host: Practical Solutions for a Warming World: AMS Conference on Climate Adaptation
Chair: Kelly T. Redmond, DRI
  1:45 PM
5A.2
Tools for integrating climate change and community disaster risk management in Canada
A. Chynoweth, EC, Toronto, ON, Canada; and B. May, A. Fenech, J. I. MacLellan, N. Comer, and D. MacIver
  2:00 PM
5A.3
From tree-rings to GCMs: A new methodology for water resources planning and reservoir management at the Salt River Project in Arizona
Jon A. Skindlov, Salt River Project, Phoenix, AZ; and D. H. Phillips, Y. Reinink, T. E. Skarupa, and C. E. Ester III
  2:15 PM
5A.4
The global drought monitor portal—a climate information and decision support tool with global applications
Richard R. Heim Jr., NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and M. J. Brewer, W. Pozzi, D. Cripe, and J. Sheffield
  2:30 PM
5A.5
Integrating and Mainstreaming Adaptation Planning: Seattle's Climate Impacts Planning Tool
Alexander (Sascha) Petersen, Adaptation International, Austin, TX; and W. S. Reeder
  2:45 PM
5A.6

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Tuesday, 19 July 2011


Coffee Break

3:30 PM-5:00 PM: Tuesday, 19 July 2011

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Joint Session 1
Crossover Themes Between Adaptation and Applied Climatology
Location: Salon C (Asheville Renaissance)
Hosts: (Joint between the 19th Conference on Applied Climatology; and the Practical Solutions for a Warming World: AMS Conference on Climate Adaptation )
Cochairs: Sarah Trainor, University of Alaska Fairbanks; Timothy W. Owen, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC
  3:30 PM
J1.1
  4:00 PM
J1.3
  4:15 PM
J1.4
Drought as a focal point for climate services
Mark D. Svoboda, National Drought Mitigation Center, Lincoln, NE; and M. J. Hayes
  4:30 PM
J1.5
Climate Change, Social Vulnerability to Disasters, and Adaptation: Social Dissatisfaction, Displacement, and Migration
Jenniffer M. Santos-Hernandez, ORNL, Oak Ridge, TN; and B. Bhaduri, B. L. Preston, X. Cui, R. Medina, and J. Schryver

5:30 PM-7:00 PM: Tuesday, 19 July 2011


Poster Session 1
Climate Adaptation Poster Session
Location: Salon B (Asheville Renaissance)
Host: Practical Solutions for a Warming World: AMS Conference on Climate Adaptation
 
45
Evaluating Interactions of Drought and Climate Change Adaptation Policy for Urban Water Resource Management
Meaghan Daly, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and R. Klein, L. Dilling, W. Travis, D. Kenney, O. Wilhelmi, K. Miller, and A. J. Ray

 
46
Does farming organically reduce climate vulnerability?
Carrie A. Furman, University of Georgia / Southeast Climate Consortium, Griffin, GA; and M. Boudreau, C. Roncoli, and G. Hoogenboom

 
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48
Adapting to climate change: stormwater mitigation under enhanced rainfall scenarios
Joanne Logan, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN; and T. G. Prather, G. Bennett, and S. Benge

 
Poster 50 has been moved. New paper number 1.2A

 
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53
Assessment of Exposure and Vulnerability to Accelerated Sea Level Rise in New York City
Lesley Patrick, The Institute for Sustainable Cities/CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY; and W. Solecki and A. Maroko


Formal Poster Viewing with Icebreaker Reception
Location: Salon B (Asheville Renaissance)

5:30 PM-7:30 PM: Tuesday, 19 July 2011


Poster Session 1
Applied Climate Poster Session
Location: Salon B (Asheville Renaissance)
Host: 19th Conference on Applied Climatology
 
1
Multi-decadal view of temperature extremes across the southeastern United States
Rochelle Worsnop, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and M. L. Griffin and S. R. Smith

 
2
A STUDY ON THE URBAN HEAT ISLAND OF THE CITY OF KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA
Ilham S. M. Elsayed, University of Dammam, Dammam, Eastern province, Saudi Arabia
Manuscript (371.1 kB)

 
4
The Madden–Julian Oscillation and Equatorial Waves in Upper Tropospheric Water Vapor
Carl J. Schreck III, North Carolina State University, Asheville, NC; and L. Shi and J. P. Kossin

 
5
Historical Trends of Record Daily Temperatures at Denver, Colorado, 1872-2010
Brooks E. Martner, NOAA (retired), Lafayette, CO; and M. K. Politovich
Manuscript (577.9 kB)

 
6
Water Managers' Response to La Niña: Two Case Studies
Pamela N. Knox, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA; and D. E. Stooksbury

 
8
Useful to Usable (U2U): Transforming climate variability and change information for cereal crop producers
Linda Prokopy, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and J. Andresen, D. Niyogi, M. D. Shulski, and D. P. Todey

 
11
An Alternative Method for Evaluating Climate Forecast
Dong-Wook Shin, COAPS, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL; and S. Cocke and J. J. O'Brien

 
12
Cut-off lows systems diagnosis back to 1908 and forward to 2100
Raquel Nieto, UNIVERSITY OF VIGO, Ourense, Spain; and L. García-Garabal, L. Gimeno, J. Bazo, and L. de la Torre

 
15
Anomalous northern hemisphere summer low frequency circulation in the midtroposphere of tropical West Africa
Isaac K. Tetteh, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and F. H. M. Semazzi

 
19
A reference crop evapotranspiration and open water evaporation tool for the southeast US
Heather A. Dinon, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and R. P. Boyles and G. G. Wilkerson

 
20
Evaluation of techniques to estimate solar radiation and photosynthetically active radiation in the southeast US
Heather A. Dinon, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and R. P. Boyles, G. S. Buol, and G. G. Wilkerson

 
21
Development of an integrated local storm reports database
Corey N. Davis, NC State University, Raleigh, NC; and M. S. Brooks, A. N. Frazier, and R. P. Boyles

 
22
Linkage between NAO/ENSO phasing and snowfall in North Carolina
Bradley McLamb, NC State University, Raleigh, NC; and C. N. Davis and R. P. Boyles

 
23
Climate-based guidance for tobacco thrips (Frankliniella fusca) and tomato spotted wilt virus in North Carolina
Rebecca V. Cumbie, NC State University, Raleigh, NC; and M. S. Brooks, H. J. Burrack, G. G. Kennedy, and R. P. Boyles

 
24
Extra-tropical cyclone activity changes over the 20th Century
Scott Applequist, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and D. R. Easterling, K. E. Kunkel, and G. P. Compo

 
25
A Note on the Climatic Trend of the Net All-Wave Radiation at the Ground Surface in the Southwest of Nigeria; 1995 – 2010
Oluwagbemiga Olawale Jegede, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria; and M. A. Ayoola

 
27
Southeastern US daily temperature ranges and predictability with El Niño Southern Oscillation
Daniel Gilford, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and M. L. Griffin and S. R. Smith
Manuscript (3.1 MB)

 
28
The Global Historical Climatology Network (GHCN-M), version 3 and 4: Improving the global surface temperature record
Byron E. Gleason, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and C. N. Williams Jr., D. Wuertz, J. H. Lawrimore, M. J. Menne, R. S. Vose, and J. Rennie

 
29
Weather Test Reference Years in the Czech Republic
Michal Zak, Czech Hydrometeorological Institute, Praha, Czech Republic; and V. Kveton and H. Skachova

Poster PDF (1.0 MB)

 
30
U.S. climate normals: precipitation, snowfall, and snow depth
Imke Durre, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and M. F. Squires, R. S. Vose, S. Applequist, A. Arguez, and X. Yin

 
31
Discontinuous climate services
Mark S. Brooks, NC State University, Raleigh, NC

 
32
Quantifying the non-Gaussianity of wintertime daily maximum and minimum temperatures in the southeast United States
Lydia Stefanova, Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies, Tallahassee, FL; and P. Sura and M. Griffin

 
33
Utility of radar-based rainfall estimates in augmenting decision making in the Southeast
Mark S. Brooks, NC State University, Raleigh, NC; and R. P. Boyles, A. P. Sims, A. N. Frazier, and A. M. Wootten

 
34
WATER: Water Atlas of the Eastern Region
Mark S. Brooks, NC State University, Raleigh, NC; and A. N. Frazier, A. P. Sims, R. P. Boyles, G. Springston, T. Fransen, and T. Littlepage

 
35
The Impact of Strong Negative Arctic Oscillations on the 2009-2010 and 2010-11 Florida Dry Seasons
Bartlett C. Hagemeyer, NOAA/NWS, Melbourne, FL; and W. A. Ulrich
Manuscript (1.7 MB)

 
38
Analysis of skill and uncertainty in regional climate models
K.C. King, DRI, Reno, NV; and J. F. Mejia and D. Koracin

 
39
Air-sea coupling mechanisms in the North Pacific using high-resolution climate simulations
Ramesh K. Vellore, DRI, Reno, NV; and D. Koracin, I. Cerovecki, and C. E. Dorman

 
40
Atmospheric blockings and associated climate extremes in the Northern Hemisphere detection of change and attribution of causes
Igor I. Mokhov, A.M. Obukhov Institute for Atmospheric Physics, Moscow, Russia; and A. R. Lupo, A. A. Vetrova, and M. G. Akperov

 
41
Projected climate change impacts on hydroelectric energy and coastal systems surrounding Lake Victoria, East Africa
Kara A. Smith, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and F. H. M. Semazzi

 
43
Indiana severe weather climatology
Olivia Kellner, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and D. Niyogi and D. McCarthy

 
44
Impacts of urban heat island and climate changes in the operations and ageing rate of the transformers
Tatiana Prieto-Lopez, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom; and L. Chapman and C. Hamilton

 
44b
El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) Coupling with Severe Weather in the Central United States
Joshua B. Teeman, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD

Wednesday, 20 July 2011

8:45 AM-10:00 AM: Wednesday, 20 July 2011

Recording files available
Session 6
Climate Observations and Monitoring
Location: Salon C (Asheville Renaissance)
Host: 19th Conference on Applied Climatology
Chair: Ryan P. Boyles, NC State University
  8:45 AM
6.1
Climate Perspectives: A new tool for assessing the current state of the climate across the southeastern U.S. 
Charles E. Konrad, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; and R. Boyles, J. McGuire, and W. Schmitz
  9:00 AM
6.2
  9:15 AM
6.3
An improved climate division database for the Conterminous United States
Russell S. Vose, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC

  9:30 AM
6.4
Assessing the Impact of Mesonets
Daniel Tyndall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and J. Horel
  9:45 AM
6.5
CoCoRaHS and Evapotranspiration Measurements: The other side of the water cycle
Henry Reges, CoCoRaHS/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and N. J. Doesken, N. Newman, Z. Schwalbe, and J. Turner

9:00 AM-10:00 AM: Wednesday, 20 July 2011

Recording files available
Plenary Session 3
Plenary Session
Location: Swannanoa (Asheville Renaissance)
Host: Practical Solutions for a Warming World: AMS Conference on Climate Adaptation
Chair: Lynne M. Carter, Louisiana State University
  9:00 AM
Introductory Remarks

  9:10 AM
Speaker: Missy Stults, Climate Director, ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability USA (INVITED)
  9:40 AM
Respondent: Susi Moser, Director and Principal Researcher of Susanne Moser Research & Consulting (INVITED)

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Wednesday, 20 July 2011


Coffee Break

10:30 AM-11:45 AM: Wednesday, 20 July 2011

Recording files available
Session 7
Climate Prediction and El Nino
Location: Salon C (Asheville Renaissance)
Host: 19th Conference on Applied Climatology
Chair: Melissa L. Griffin, Florida State University
  10:30 AM
7.1
ENSO Impacts on heavy rain events in the Southeast
James O'Brien, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and P. W. Leftwich Jr. and D. F. Zierden
  10:45 AM
7.2
  11:15 AM
7.4
Incorporation of Pacific SSTs in a time series model towards a longer-term forecast for the Great Salt Lake elevation
Robert Gillies, Utah State University, Logan, UT; and O. Y. Chung, S. Y. Wang, and P. Kokoszka

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Wednesday, 20 July 2011

Recording files available
Session 6
Climate information and decision support tools. Part II.
Location: Swannanoa (Asheville Renaissance)
Host: Practical Solutions for a Warming World: AMS Conference on Climate Adaptation
Chair: Holly C. Hartmann, Univ. of Arizona
  10:30 AM
6.1
Tracking Climate Service Requests and Needs in the Southeast
Kirstin Dow, Carolinas Integrated Sciences & Assessments, Columbia, SC; and R. Boyles, M. Brooks, C. E. Konrad, P. Knox, and D. F. Zierden

  10:45 AM
6.2
Integrated marine protected area climate tools: a resource for effective communication of climate information to marine ecosystem managers
Karsten Shein, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and C. Marzin, D. Pirhalla, J. Hendee, and T. B. Brandon
  11:00 AM
6.3
  11:15 AM
6.4
Using climate extension to support adaptation: The Carolinas Coastal Climate Outreach Initiative
Jessica C. Whitehead, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and G. Carbone, K. Dow, D. L. Tufford, R. H. Bacon, and J. F. Thigpen III
  11:30 AM
6.5
The regional U.S. climate extremes index
Karin Gleason, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and D. S. Arndt
  11:45 AM
6.6
Delivering climate projections at regional scales to support adaptation planning: a new NOAA effort
Andrea J. Ray, NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and D. Anderson, R. B. Rood, and J. J. Barsugli

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Wednesday, 20 July 2011


Luncheon
Location: Salon B (Asheville Renaissance)
  12:00 PM
Speaker Nolan Doesken, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, Colorado

 
Concluding Remarks

1:30 PM-1:35 PM: Wednesday, 20 July 2011


Conference Adjourns

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Wednesday, 20 July 2011

Recording files available
Session 8
Normals and Long-Term Climatologies
Location: Salon C (Asheville Renaissance)
Host: 19th Conference on Applied Climatology
Chair: Henry Reges, CoCoRaHS/Colorado State Univ.
  1:30 PM
8.1
U.S. climate normals: an overview
Anthony Arguez, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and S. Applequist, I. Durre, M. F. Squires, R. S. Vose, and X. Yin
  1:45 PM
8.2
U.S. climate normals: temperature and degree days
Anthony Arguez, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and S. Applequist, I. Durre, M. F. Squires, R. S. Vose, and X. Yin
  2:00 PM
8.3
U.S. climate normals: hourly-derived products
Scott Applequist, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and A. Arguez, I. Durre, M. F. Squires, R. S. Vose, and X. Yin
  2:15 PM
8.4
Development of a New Jersey snowfall climatology (1895-present)
David A. Robinson, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ; and E. R. Namendorf and M. R. Gerbush
  2:30 PM
8.5
Extracting information from snowfall in California 1878-2010
John R. Christy, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL

  2:45 PM
8.6
Trends and variability in U.S. surface humidity and temperatures from 1928 to 2010
Paula J. Brown, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and A. T. DeGaetano

3:30 PM-5:00 PM: Wednesday, 20 July 2011

Recording files available
Panel Discussion 2
Models for successful partnerships in climate services
Location: Salon C (Asheville Renaissance)
Host: 19th Conference on Applied Climatology
Moderator: Elaine S. Godfrey, Univ. of Oklahoma
  3:30 PM
Jan Curtis: Future partnerships
  3:45 PM
Fiona Horsfall: NWS Climate Services
  4:00 PM
Ellen A. Mecray: NOAA's regional service directors: > Supporting climate understanding at regional scales

5:00 PM-5:05 PM: Wednesday, 20 July 2011


Conference Adjourns