Session 13A African Climate Variability and Change—Part II

Thursday, 10 January 2019: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
North 121BC (Phoenix Convention Center - West and North Buildings)
Host: 32nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Edward K. Vizy, The Univ. of Texas at Austin, Department of Geological Sciences, Austin, TX and Andreas H. Fink, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research, Karlsruhe

10:30 AM
Seasonal Variability of Early and Late Onset Monsoon Seasons in the Sahel
Catherine Pomposi, UCSB Climate Hazards Group, Santa Barbara, CA; and S. Shukla and C. C. Funk

10:45 AM
On the Equatorial East Africa Floods during the Spring 2018 Rainfall Season
Wassila M. Thiaw, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/Climate Prediction Center, College Park, MD
11:00 AM
An Examination of Rainfall Trends in Equatorial Africa Using Newly Created Datasets
Sharon E. Nicholson, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL; and D. Klotter

11:15 AM
Paper 13.4 is presenting at 11:45 as paper 13A.6A

11:30 AM
A New and Flexible Rainy Season Definition: Validation for the Greater Horn of Africa and Application to Rainfall Trends
Larisa S. Seregina, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany; and A. H. Fink, R. van der Linden, N. Elagib, and J. G. Pinto
11:45 AM
Moving Beyond the East African Climate Paradox
Chris C. Funk, USGS/Earth Resources Observation Systems, Santa Barbara, CA; and S. E. Nicholson and A. Fink
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