27th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology

Panel Discussion 1

 Long-term Variations in Tropical Cyclone Activity - Possible Causes and Effects
 Moderator: Russell L. Elsberry, NPS, Monterey, CA
7:00 PMIntroductory Remarks  
7:10 PMPD1.2Summary of recent Atlantic tropical cyclone activity  
Max Mayfield, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/NHC, Miami, FL
7:25 PMPD1.3Tropical Cyclone trends in a Warming Environment  
Peter Webster, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
7:40 PMPD1.4Possible causes of interdecadal variations in tropical cyclone activity in the western North Pacific  
Johnny C. L. Chan, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
7:55 PMPD1.5Natural vs. forced variability of Atlantic tropical cyclones  
Kerry Emanuel, MIT, Cambridge, MA
8:10 PMPD1.6Global Warming and Extreme Tropical Cyclones: Are the tropical cyclone databases adequate for detection of climate trends?  
Christopher W. Landsea, NOAA/NWS/TPC/National Hurricane Center, Miami, FL
8:25 PMRebuttal (5 minutes per presenter)  
8:50 PMOpen discussion  

Tuesday, 25 April 2006: 7:00 PM-9:30 PM, Regency Grand Ballroom

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