16th Conference on Applied Climatology (Expanded View)

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Compact View of Conference

Sunday, 14 January 2007
7:30 AM-9:00 AM, Sunday, East Registration
Short Course Registration
9:00 AM-6:00 PM, Sunday, East Registration
Conference Registration
Monday, 15 January 2007
7:30 AM-6:00 PM, Monday, East Registration
Registration continues through Thursday, 18 January
9:00 AM-10:15 AM, Monday
Plenary Session for the Presidential Forum (Presidential Forum will then run parallel to other sessions throughout the day)
10:15 AM-10:45 AM, Monday, Meeting Room Foyer
Coffee Break
10:45 AM-12:00 PM, Monday, 206A
Session 1 Data Accessibility (includes Weather Station Histories)
Chair: Andrea Bair, NOAA/NWS, Salt Lake City, UT
10:45 AM1.1Criteria for a good weather observation site from 1826–2006  extended abstract wrf recording
Glen Conner, Western Kentucky Univ., Bowling Green, KY
11:00 AM1.2The first weather service modernization program, 1899–1909  
Stephen R. Doty, Doty Data Services, Arden, NC
11:15 AM1.3The forms tell a tale-unique weather observing practices of the 19th century  extended abstract wrf recording
Raymond T. Truesdell, Information Manufacturing Corporation, Asheville, NC; and J. Cooper, J. E. Freeman, and D. L. O'Connell
11:30 AM1.4The development of GeoProfiles for United States Historical Climatology Network stations in Kentucky  
Stuart A. Foster, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY; and R. Mahmood and A. Littell
11:45 AM1.5Impacts of Data Format Variability on Environmental Visual Analysis Systems  extended abstract wrf recording
Rich Domikis, The Boeing Company, Springfield, VA; and J. E. Douglas and L. Bisson
12:15 PM-1:30 PM, Monday
Lunch Break
1:30 PM-2:30 PM, Monday, 206A
Session 2 Biometeorology and Aerobiology
Chair: Karen E. Tomic, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB Canada
1:30 PM2.1Modeling the development and population density of West Nile vectors using climate data  
Arthur T. DeGaetano, Northeast Regional Climate Center, Ithaca, NY; and H. F. Gong, C. J. M. Koenraadt, and L. C. Harrington
1:45 PM2.2Does Climate Control Valley Fever Incidence in California?  extended abstract wrf recording
Charles S. Zender, Univ. of California, Irvine, CA; and J. Talamantes and S. Behseta
2:00 PM2.3Exploratory analysis of the potential health impacts of climatic variability and air pollution  extended abstract
Adel F. Hanna, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; and A. Xiu, K. Yeatts, P. Robinson, Z. Zhu, and J. Pinto
2:15 PM2.4A mortality-based heat wave climatology for U.S. cities  
Robert E. Davis, Univ. of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; and P. C. Knappenberger, P. J. Michaels, and W. M. Novicoff
2:30 PM-4:00 PM, Monday, Exhibit Hall C
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
2:30 PM-4:00 PM, Monday, Exhibit Hall C
Joint Poster Session 1 Observation and Datasets-Part I (Joint between the 16th Conference on Applied Climatology and the 14th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation)
 JP1.1Will the real Los Angeles stand up: Impacts of a weather station's relocation on climatic records (and record weather)  extended abstract
William C. Patzert, NASA/JPL, Pasadena, CA; and S. LaDochy, J. K. Willis, and T. Mardirosian
 JP1.2Using sensitive variables to validate and complete global historical radiosonde metadata-Toward computing atmospheric climate trends adjusted for instrument changes  extended abstract
Steven R. Schroeder, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX
 JP1.3The determination and description of surface weather types in central sudan using the principal components analysis and non- hierarchical clustering methods  
Khadiga Abdelmola, Atrstotle Univ., Thessaloniki, Greece
 JP1.4Three-dimensional airflow analysis inside snow gauge shielding to determine snow gauge collection efficiencies  extended abstract
Scott D. Landolt, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. M. Rasmussen
 JP1.5Potential climate applications from a global geostationary satellite data set  extended abstract
Kenneth R. Knapp, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC
 JP1.6The Mississippi Mesonet: Phase 2  extended abstract
Loren D. White, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; and E. Matlack
 JP1.7The cause of the positive cloud to ground lightning anomaly over the Midwest Unites States: An exploratory survey from 2000 to 2005  
Mariana Oliveira Felix, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO; and G. R. Huffines and R. E. Orville
 JP1.8Identification of intra-month daily mean temperature modes using principal components analysis  extended abstract
Charles J. Fisk, Naval Base, Point Mugu, CA
 JP1.9Assessment of discontinuities due to joining precipitation observations in Canada  extended abstract
Lucie A. Vincent, EC, Toronto, ON, Canada; and E. Mekis
 JP1.10Improved Accuracy in Measuring Precipitation with the NERON Network in New England  extended abstract
Cynthia R. Morgan, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK; and G. R. Essenberg, K. C. Crawford, and C. A. Fiebrich
 JP1.11Winter Test of All-Weather Precipitation Accumulation Gauge for ASOS 2005-2006  extended abstract
Christopher M. Greeney, SAIC, Sterling, VA; and J. V. Fiore, J. M. Dover, and M. L. Salyards
 JP1.12Storing and organizing ARM Program measurements documentation for data quality purposes  extended abstract
Kenneth E. Kehoe, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and R. A. Peppler, K. L. Sonntag, and S. T. Moore
 JP1.13ROVER: RENCI Outreach Vehicles for Education and Research  
Jessica L. Proud, Renaissance Computing Institue, Chapel Hill, NC; and K. Galluppi
JP1.14Performing quality control on wave measurements in extreme events  
Richard Bouchard, NOAA/NDBC, Stennis Space Center, MS
2:30 PM-4:00 PM, Monday, Exhibit Hall C
Poster Session 1 Applied Climate Poster Session #1
 P1.1Fog climatology along the Atlantic coast of Nova Scotia  extended abstract
Teresa Canavan, MSC, Dartmouth, NS, Canada; and W. Sanford
 P1.2A pilot study of clear-islands in fog and near surface stratus clouds in central California  
S. Jeffrey Underwood, University of Nevada, Reno, NV; and P. S. Cleary
 P1.3Visualization of seasonal-diurnal climatology of visibility in fog and precipitation at Canadian airports  
Bjarne Hansen, EC, Dorval, QC, Canada; and I. Gultepe, P. King, G. Toth, and C. Mooney
 P1.4Regional atmospheric circulation and surface temperatures predicting cotton yields in the southeastern USA  
Guillermo A. Baigorria, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL; and J. W. Hansen, N. Ward, J. W. Jones, and J. J. O'Brien
 P1.5Investigating the climatology of high ozone occurrences in southeast Texas  
James Tobin, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and J. W. Nielsen-Gammon
 P1.6Effects of climate change on energy demand in Orlando, Florida  
William L. Crosson, USRA, Huntsville, AL; and J. A. Klumpp, M. G. Estes, and T. Bell
 P1.7Status report on NWS climate services and plans for the future  
Diana Perfect, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and M. Timofeyeva, M. J. Brewer, and R. Livezey
 P1.8Integrating assessments of user needs with weather research: developing user-centric tools for reservoir management  extended abstract
Andrea J. Ray, NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and J. J. Barsugli and T. Hamill
4:00 PM-5:30 PM, Monday, 205
Joint Session 2 Communicating Climate Information to and through the Broadcast Community (Joint between the 35th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology and the 16th Conference on Applied Climatology)
Chair: Henry Reges, CoCoRaHS/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO
4:00 PMJ2.1State climatologists serving the public through interactions with the media   wrf recording
David A. Robinson, Rutgers Univ., Piscataway, NJ
4:15 PMJ2.2Drought and the media: a perspective from the Illinois state climatologist   wrf recording
James R. Angel, ISWS, Champaign, IL; and K. E. Kunkel
4:30 PMJ2.3Misinterpretation of probabilistic seasonal climate outlooks by resource management professionals   wrf recording
Holly C. Hartmann, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and N. Haas
4:45 PMJ2.4The Effect of Sensor Placement on Climatological Records  extended abstract wrf recording
Sean Sublette, WSET Television, Lynchburg, VA
5:00 PMJ2.5Climate Information for the broadcast community  extended abstract wrf recording
Jay Lawrimore, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and K. Gleason, D. H. Levinson, T. W. Owen, and D. M. Anderson
5:15 PMJ2.6NWS New Climate Products and Services: Tools for Communicating Climate Information  
Fiona Horsfall, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and D. Perfect and G. Romano
5:30 PM, Monday
Sessions end for the day
Tuesday, 16 January 2007
8:30 AM, Tuesday
Arakawa Symposium scheduled for the day
8:30 AM-4:30 PM, Tuesday, 206A
Session 3 *Weather and Society * Integrated Studies (WAS*IS)*
Cochairs: David A. Robinson, Rutgers Univ., Piscataway, NJ; David Changnon, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL
8:30 AM3.1Culture Change is Underway: WAS*IS (Weather and Society - Integrated Studies) Progress Report  
Eve Gruntfest, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO; and J. Demuth and J. K. Lazo
8:45 AM3.2Decision Support in NOAA's National Weather Service  extended abstract wrf recording
Fiona Horsfall, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and J. Laver and P. Schultz
9:00 AM3.3Assessing how the U.S. public understands and uses weather forecast uncertainty information  extended abstract wrf recording
Julie Demuth, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. E. Morss, J. K. Lazo, and A. E. Stewart
9:15 AM3.4An assessment of hazard warning verification from a social perspective  
Steven Stewart, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and K. Barjenbruch, K. Pennesi, J. Deo, S. A. Erickson, P. L. Heinselman, A. J. Ray, R. Low, R. A. Wolf, and A. Coles
9:30 AM3.5Weather Salience in a Random Sample of United States Residents  
Alan E. Stewart, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA; and J. Demuth, J. K. Lazo, and R. E. Morss
9:45 AMFormal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break  
11:15 AM3.6The development of an insect migration forecast product for pest management: An example of interaction among atmospheric scientists and the product user  
Michael Sandstrom, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois; and D. Changnon
11:30 AM3.7Societal Aspects of Tornado Warnings  
Somer A. Erickson, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and H. Brooks
11:45 AM3.8Skill of the Aviation Weather Center's Collaborative Convective Forecast Product (CCFP)  extended abstract wrf recording
Jonathan W. Slemmer, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/Aviation Weather Center, Kansas City, MO
12:00 PMLunch Break  
3.9Patterns of Wind Damage from Hurricane Charley: A Case Study of Charlotte County  
Burrell E. Montz, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY
1:45 PM3.10Increasing Societal Resilience to Winter Weather  extended abstract wrf recording
Tanja E. Fransen, NOAA/NWS, Glasgow, MT; and O. Wilhelmi
2:00 PM3.11Exploring spatial patterns of societal vulnerability to extreme heat  
Olga Wilhelmi, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and C. K. Uejio and J. P. Samenow
2:15 PM3.12An Ecological Assessment of Coupled Climate Change and Human Activities on Wetlands in Zhalong Natural Reserve, China  extended abstract wrf recording
Yankun Sun, Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI; and J. Qi, G. Lei, and H. Zhang
2:30 PM3.13Driving under the influence of weather: Perceptions of flash floods and vehicle safety  extended abstract wrf recording
Sheldon D. Drobot, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and E. Gruntfest, L. R. Barnes, C. Benight, D. M. Schultz, and J. Demuth
2:45 PM3.14Integrating end user needs into system design and operation: the Center for Collaborative Adaptive Sensing of the Atmosphere (CASA)  extended abstract wrf recording
B. Philips, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA; and D. Pepyne, D. Westbrook, E. Bass, J. Brotzge, W. Diaz, K. A. Kloesel, J. Kurose, D. J. McLaughlin, H. Rodriguez, and M. Zink
3:00 PMCoffee Break in Exhibit Hall  
3:30 PM3.15Vulnerability to disasters in Puerto Rico: Incorporating the social, physical and built environment to radar scanning srategies  extended abstract wrf recording
Jenniffer M. Santos, Disaster Research Center, University of Delaware, Newark, DE; and J. Miller, A. González, M. G. Beaton, and X. Ortiz
3:45 PM3.16Towards an Understanding of Hazardous Weather-A WAS*IS Perspective on First Responders  extended abstract wrf recording
Joshua J. Jans, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN; and C. S. Keen
4:00 PM3.17The Underestimation of Hurricane Damage Potential  
Alan E. Stewart, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA
4:15 PM3.18The social justice of weather: hurricane risk management in Latin America and the Caribbean  
Eric M. Holthaus, Columbia University, New York, NY
9:45 AM-11:00 AM, Tuesday, Exhibit Hall C
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
11:00 AM-6:00 PM, Tuesday, Exhibit Hall D
Exhibits Open
12:00 PM-1:30 PM, Tuesday
Lunch Break
3:00 PM-3:30 PM, Tuesday, Exhibit Hall D
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
5:30 PM-5:00 PM, Tuesday
Sessions end for the day
Wednesday, 17 January 2007
8:30 AM-11:30 AM, Wednesday, 214C
Joint Session 1 Analyses and applications spanning broad time and space scales (Joint Session between the 19th Conference on Climate Variability and Change and the 16th Conference on Applied Climatology)
Chair: Mathew Barlow, Univ. of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA
8:30 AMJ1.1The impact of the MJO-bridging the gap between weather and climate  extended abstract wrf recording
Alexis Donald, Queensland Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries, Toowoomba, Qld, Australia; and S. M. Lennox, H. Meinke, and N. C. White
8:45 AMJ1.2Linking weather and climate across time scales-A case study in Altay  extended abstract
Zhuoting Wu, China Agricultural Univ., Beijing, China; and H. Zhang and B. Li
9:00 AMJ1.3Reliable statistical inference for weather and climate  extended abstract
Alexander Gluhovsky, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and E. Agee
9:15 AMJ1.4Mutual Information, Non-Gaussianity and Asymmetry of the joint distribution NAO-Winter Precipitation over the Euro-Atlantic Region  
Carlos Alberto Pires, Univ. of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal; and R. P. Perdigăo
J1.5Intercomparison of the Stratospheric Performance of NCEP-NCAR and ERA-40 Reanalyses  
Fred Snively, San Jose State Univ., San Jose, CA; and E. C. Cordero
9:30 AMJ1.6Global sea surface temperatures and North American fire danger variability  
Timothy J. Brown, DRI, Reno, Nevada; and B. L. Hall
9:45 AMCoffee Break in Meeting Room Foyer  
10:15 AMJ1.7Evaluating IPCC rainfall and food aid tendencies for food insecure Africa  
Chris C. Funk, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara, CA; and J. Verdin and M. Brown
10:30 AMJ1.8Desert dust storms in Northern China: a trajectory analysis for the last 25 years  
Francesca Guarnieri, NRC/IBIMET-CNR, Florence, Italy; and M. Pasqui
10:45 AMJ1.9An Observational and Modeling Study of the Winter-to-Spring Transition in East Asia-Onset of the South China Spring Rain  
LinHo, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan; and X. Huang and N. C. Lau
11:00 AMJ1.10A preliminary back-trajectory and air mass climatology for the Shenandoah Valley (Formerly J3.16 for Applied Climatology)  extended abstract
Robert E. Davis, Univ. of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; and L. Sitka, D. M. Hondula, S. Gawtry, D. Knight, T. Lee, and J. Stenger
8:30 AM-11:45 AM, Wednesday, 206A
Session 4 Prediction (Use of Climate Statistics in Forecasting)
Chair: Chris C. Funk, UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA
8:30 AM4.1The Madden-Julian Oscillation and subseasonal prediction  
Mathew A. Barlow, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA; and D. Salstein
8:45 AM4.2The Application of Climate Data Sets in Calibrating Ensemble Guidance for the Prediction of Hazardous Weather  extended abstract wrf recording
David R. Bright, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/SPC, Norman, OK; and M. S. Wandishin, S. J. Weiss, R. S. Schneider, and J. T. Schaefer
9:00 AM4.3Systematic errors effect on seasonal predictive skill  
Mei Zhao, COLA, Calverton, MD; and T. M. DelSole, P. Dirmeyer, and B. Kirtman
9:15 AM4.4Statistical Climate Prediction for the southwestern U.S.: A 7-Year Assessment  
Klaus E. Wolter, NOAA/ERL/CDC, Boulder, CO
9:30 AM4.5Relationships between Precipitation in Korea and Northwestern Pacific High during Spring  
Sang-Un Han, Pukyong National Univ., Busan, South Korea; and H. R. Byun, D. W. Kim, and S. J. Lee
9:45 AM4.6Integrating observation and statistical forecasts over sub-Saharan Africa to support Famine Early Warning  extended abstract wrf recording
Chris C. Funk, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara, CA; and J. Verdin and G. Husak
10:00 AMCoffee Break in Meeting Room Foyer  
10:30 AM4.7Extreme Value Analysis of global reanalysis data  
Eric Gilleland, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and M. Pocernich, B. G. Brown, and H. E. Brooks
10:45 AM4.8Extension of the CPC MJO Index to Forecast Mode  extended abstract
Qin Zhang, RS Information Systems, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC, Camp Springs, MD; and J. Gottschalck and Y. Xue
11:00 AM4.9Evaluation of WRF's ability to predict the coverage of air-mass thunderstorms and applications to short-term forecasting  extended abstract wrf recording
Cody L. Phillips, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. Pinto and R. M. Rasmussen
11:15 AM4.10Consolidation of Multi Method Forecasts of Pacific SST  
Malaquias Pena, SAIC and EMC/NCEP/NOAA, Camp Springs, MD; and H. M. Van den Dool, D. Unger, and P. Peng
11:30 AM4.11A climatological study of nighttime rapidly developing low cloud ceilings in a stable environment  extended abstract wrf recording
William H. Bauman III, ENSCO, Inc., Cocoa Beach, FL; and J. H. Barrett, III, J. L. Case, M. M. Wheeler, and G. W. Baggett
11:00 AM-6:45 PM, Wednesday, Exhibit Hall D
Exhibits Open
12:00 PM-1:30 PM, Wednesday
Lunch Break (Cash & Carry available in the Exhibit Hall)
1:30 PM-5:00 PM, Wednesday, 206A
Session 5 Precipitation and Drought
Cochairs: Mathew A. Barlow, University of Massachusetts - Lowell, Lowell, MA; Oliver Frauenfeld, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
1:30 PM5.1Precipitation in the southeast United States during the twentieth century  
Peter J. Robinson, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; and R. Redding
1:45 PM5.2Eastern U.S. snowstorm characteristics  
David Changnon, Northern Illinois Univ., DeKalb, IL; and S. Changnon
2:00 PM5.3The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS): Volunteers Monitoring Precipitation across the Nation-the Next Step  extended abstract wrf recording
Henry Reges, CoCoRaHS/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and N. J. Doesken and J. Turner
5.4Citizen-based Drought Impacts Reporting in Arizona  
Michael A. Crimmins, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and G. M. Garfin and A. McCord
2:15 PM5.5Issues of drought within a state climate office  
David A. Robinson, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ
2:30 PMFormal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break  
4:00 PM5.6Relationships between tropical cyclones and heavy precipitation in the Carolinas  
Charles E. Konrad, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; and L. B. Perry
4:15 PM5.7An analysis of the Northern Gulf of Mexico sea breeze and associated thunderstorms  
Christopher M. Hill, GeoResources Institute, Stennis Space Center, MS; and P. J. Fitzpatrick, Y. Lau, J. Corbin, S. Bhate, and P. G. Dixon
5.8Arizona's innovations in drought monitoring and knowledge exchange  
Gregg M. Garfin, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and M. Crimmins
4:30 PM5.9The relationship between drought and wildfire in the US  
Beth L. Hall, DRI, Reno, NV; and T. J. Brown
4:45 PM5.10MesoWest: One Approach to Integrate Surface Mesonets (Formerly Paper J3.23)  
John D. Horel, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
2:30 PM-4:00 PM, Wednesday, Exhibit Hall C
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
2:30 PM-4:00 PM, Wednesday, Exhibit Hall C
Joint Poster Session 2 Observation and Datasets-Part II (Joint between the 16th Conference on Applied Climatology and the 14th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation)
 JP2.1Operational Radiosondes: Summary of Temperature Errors  
F. J. Schmidlin, NASA/GSFC, Wallops Island, VA; and E. T. Northam
 JP2.2Observations of three-body scattering signatures with a polarimetric and conventional WSR-88D radar  
Darren R. Clabo, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma/NOAA, Norman, OK; and D. Zrnic
 JP2.3Noise dependencies for Geonor vibrating wire precipitation gauge  
Alisa Holley, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and S. Gros and M. E. Hall
 JP2.4Mixing Height in Unstable Conditions: Measurements and Parameterizations  extended abstract
S. A. Hsu, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA; and B. W. Blanchard
 JP2.5MADIS support for UrbaNet  extended abstract
Patricia A. Miller, NOAA/ESRL/GSD, Boulder, CO; and M. F. Barth, L. Benjamin, R. S. Artz, and W. R. Pendergrass
 JP2.6Light rain retrievals using CloudSat 94-GHz radar data-Preliminary results  extended abstract
Cristian Mitrescu, NRL, Monterey, CA; and J. M. Haynes, T. S. L'Ecuyer, S. D. Miller, and F. J. Turk
 JP2.7Numerical simulations of the electrification and microphysics of the 22nd February 1993 TOGA COARE tropical squall line case  
Alexandre Fierro, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and L. M. Leslie, E. R. Mansell, and J. Straka
 JP2.8Improved accuracy in inferring the fine scale properties of rain rate from rain gauge time series  extended abstract
Paul D. Baxter, Univ. of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom; and K. S. Paulson
 JP2.9Evaluation of wind algorithms for reporting wind direction for use in air traffic control towers  extended abstract
Thomas A. Seliga, Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA; and D. A. Hazen
 JP2.10Development of new wind profiler radar  
Katsuyuki Imai, Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., Osaka, Japan
 JP2.11Cloud photogrammetric studies in T-REX  
Vanda Grubisic, DRI, Reno, NV; and B. Grubisic
 JP2.12Characterizing Middle to High Latitude Precipitation Over Land and Ocean: A Multisensor Approach  
Benjamin T. Johnson, Univ. of Maryland/JCET and Univ. of Wisconsin, Greenbelt, MD; and G. W. Petty, G. Skofronick-Jackson, and J. Wang
JP2.13Characterization of Anomalies Affecting Electric Field Mill Performance in Local Atmospheric Inversions—A Joint Study  
Michael R. Heer, ARINC Engineering Services, LLC, Colorado Springs, CO; and L. A. Brukardt, A. F. Heineman, J. L. Justice, and R. Wacker
 JP2.14Advanced Microwave Precipitation Radiometer (AMPR) signature of an inland flooding case in the Dominican Republic from Hurricane Georges (1998)  
Courtney Denise Radley, NASA/MSFC, Huntsville, AL
 JP2.15A 23-year record of satellite-derived polar winds and its importance for climate reanalysis (Formerly J3.11)  
Richard Dworak, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. Key, D. Santek, and C. Velden
2:30 PM-4:00 PM, Wednesday, Exhibit Hall C
Joint Poster Session 3 Diurnal (Joint between the 21st Conference on Hydrology, the 16th Conference on Applied Climatology, and the 19th Conference on Climate Variability and Change)
 JP3.1Detection of Migrating Tides in the Tropical Middle Atmosphere using the CHAMP Radio Occultation Data  
Zhen Zeng, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and W. J. Randel, S. Sokolovskiy, C. Deser, Y. H. Kuo, M. E. Hagan, and J. Du
 Poster JP3.2 has been moved. New Paper number is 5A.6A  
 JP3.3Early morning rainfall over the Strait of Malacca  extended abstract
Mikiko Fujita, Institute of Observational Research for Global Change/ Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Yokosuka, Japan; and F. Kimura, P. Wu, and M. Yoshizaki
 JP3.4Diurnal variation of optically thin water cloud  
Toshiro Inoue, MRI, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; and K. Kawamoto
 JP3.5Interannual variability of diurnal warming of the sea surface temperature  
Carol Anne Clayson, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
2:30 PM-4:00 PM, Wednesday, Exhibit Hall C
Poster Session 2 Applied Climate Poster Session #2
 P2.1Using flow regime lightning and sounding climatologies to initialize gridded lightning threat forecasts for east central Florida  extended abstract
Winifred C. Lambert, ENSCO, Inc., Cocoa Beach, FL; and D. A. Short, M. Volkmer, D. Sharp, and S. M. Spratt
 P2.2High-resolution simulation of the east-Asian summer monsoon using the regional spectral model  
Jung-Eun Kim, Yonsei Univ., Seoul, South Korea; and S. Hong
 P2.3Forecast Performance of the New Local Three Month Temperature Outlook  
Marina Timofeyeva, UCAR, Silver Spring, MD; and A. Bair, A. Hollingshead, R. E. Livezey, D. Unger, and H. C. Hartmann
 P2.4Developing the Local 3 Month Precipitation Outlook  
Jenna C. Meyers, NOAA/NWS, Salt Lake City, UT; and M. M. Timofeyeva, D. Unger, and A. C. Comrie
 P2.5Identification of cedar pollen source forests to impact on Tokyo urban area  extended abstract
Motoo Suzuki, Japan Meteorological Business Support Center, Tokyo, Japan; and M. Tonouchi and K. Murayama
 P2.6Analysis of historical ARM measurements to detect trends and assess typical behavior  extended abstract
Sean T. Moore, Mission Research & Technical Services, Santa Barbara, CA; and R. A. Peppler, K. E. Kehoe, and K. L. Sonntag
 P2.7A large-scale qualitative investigation of emergency managers' strategies for communicating weather information and warnings to the public  
H. Dan O'Hair, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
5:30 PM-6:45 PM, Wednesday, Exhibit Hall D
Reception in Exhibit Hall (Cash Bar)
5:30 PM, Wednesday
Sessions end for the day
7:00 PM-9:30 PM, Wednesday, Ballroom C123
AMS Annual Awards Banquet
Thursday, 18 January 2007
8:30 AM-5:30 PM, Thursday, 206A
Joint Session 3 Observations and Data Sets (Joint between 14th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation and the 16th Conference on Applied Climatology)
Cochairs: Christopher Daly, Oregon State Univ., Corvallis, OR; C. Bruce Baker, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC
8:30 AMJ3.1An analysis of the Oklahoma City urban heat island  extended abstract wrf recording
Jeffrey B. Basara, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK; and P. K. Hall, D. R. Cheresnick, and A. J. Schroeder
8:45 AMJ3.2Multi-Decadal Scale Temperature Cycles-Trends, Causes and Modifiers   wrf recording
Joseph S. D'Aleo, Hudson Seven Ltd., Hudson, NH
9:00 AMJ3.3Impact of Automated Surface Observing Systems (ASOS) on the long-term temperature record: climatological significance  
Patrick Taylor, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL; and C. Kauffman
9:15 AMJ3.4Design temperatures for heating and cooling applications in northern Colorado-an update  extended abstract wrf recording
Wendy A. Ryan, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and N. Doesken and D. Swartz
9:30 AMJ3.5Shifts in the U. S. seasonal daily temperature range (DTR) peaks and dips in the 20th century  
Rezaul Mahmood, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY; and N. Lawalin and S. A. Foster
9:45 AMFormal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break  
11:00 AMJ3.6Exploring spatial and temporal variability of DTR among USHCN stations in the Ohio River Valley  
Stuart A. Foster, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY; and R. Mahmood
11:15 AMJ3.7Observer Bias in Daily Precipitation Measurements at United States Cooperative Network Stations  extended abstract wrf recording
Christopher Daly, Oregon State Univ., Corvallis, OR; and W. Gibson, G. H. Taylor, M. Doggett, and J. Smith
11:30 AMJ3.8A brief evaluation of precipitation from the North American Regional Reanalysis  
Melissa S. Bukovsky, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and D. J. Karoly
11:45 AMJ3.9Orographic Enhancements in Precipitation: Construction of a Global Monthly Precipitation Climatology from Gauge Observations and Satellite Estimates  extended abstract
Mingyue Chen, RS Information Systems, Inc., Camp Springs, MD; and P. Xie, J. Janowiak, and V. Kousky
11:59 AMJ3.10Status and outlook for global combined precipitation estimates   wrf recording
George J. Huffman, NASA/GSFC and SSAI, Greenbelt, MD; and R. F. Adler, D. T. Bolvin, and E. J. Nelkin
12:14 PMJ3.11 moved. New paper number JP2.15  
12:15 PMLunch Break (Cash &Carry available in the Exhibit Hall)  
1:30 PMJ3.12A synoptic climatology of blowing dust events in El Paso, Texas from 1932-2005  extended abstract wrf recording
David J. Novlan, NOAA/NWSFO, Santa Teresa, NM; and M. P. Hardiman and T. E. Gill
1:45 PMJ3.13An updated warm-season convective wind climatology for the Florida space coast  extended abstract wrf recording
Kristin A. Cummings, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH; and E. J. Dupont, A. J. Loconto, J. P. Koermer, and W. P. Roeder
2:00 PMJ3.14Maximum Wind Gust Return Periods for Oklahoma Using the Oklahoma Mesonet  extended abstract wrf recording
Andrew J. Reader, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK
2:15 PMJ3.15Climatology of westerly wind events in the lee of the Sierra Nevada  
Vanda Grubisic, DRI, Reno, NV; and M. Xiao
2:30 PMCoffee Break in Exhibit Hall and Raffle  
3:14 PMJ3.16 moved. New paper number J1.10  
3:15 PMJ3.17A climatology of North American fire danger from the North American Regional Reanalysis dataset  
Timothy J. Brown, DRI, Reno, Nevada; and W. M. Jolly and B. L. Hall
3:30 PMJ3.18Assessing Reference Evapotranspiration Observations in North Carolina  
Fan Chen, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; and P. J. Robinson
3:45 PMJ3.19Progress in NOAA Data and Observation Services  extended abstract wrf recording
Robert J. Leffler, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and M. J. Brewer, R. Livezey, and T. W. Owen
4:00 PMJ3.20A new paradigm in near real-time cooperative data ingest at NOAA's National Climatic Data Center  extended abstract
Karsten Shein, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and T. W. Owen
4:15 PMJ3.21Statewide Monitoring of the Mesoscale Environment: A Technical Update  extended abstract wrf recording
Kenneth C. Crawford, Oklahoma Climatological Survey and University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and R. A. McPherson, C. A. Fiebrich, and R. L. Elliott
4:30 PMJ3.22Kentucky Mesonet: Instrumentation and an update  
Rezaul Mahmood, Western Kentucky Univ., Bowling Green, KY; and S. A. Foster, C. B. Baker, and K. C. Crawford
4:45 PMJ3.23 moved. New paper number 5.10 in 16 Applied Climatology  
4:46 PMJ3.24Satellite sounder-based atmospheric parameter climatologies: tools for monitoring/assessing short and long-term climate variabilities and trends  
Gyula I. Molnar, JCET/Univ. of Maryland, Greenbelt, MD; and J. Susskind
8:30 AM-12:00 PM, Thursday, 214C
Joint Session 5 intersection between climate change policy and economics (Joint between the 2nd Symposium on Policy and Socio-economic Research, 16th Conference on Applied Climatology, and the 19th Conference on Climate Variability and Change)
Cochairs: Mathew Barlow, Univ. of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA; Anthony Socci, AMS Policy Program, Washington, DC
8:30 AMJ5.1Using Weather Variability to Assess Socioeconomic Impacts of Climate:  
Roberta Balstad, Columbia University, Bethesda, MD
8:45 AMJ5.2The Role of Boundary Organizations in the Dissemination of Climate Information to Support Agricultural Production in Argentina  
Alejandra Celis, CENTRO Estudios Sociales y Ambientales, Buenos Aires, Argentina; and M. G. Caputo and G. Podesta
9:00 AMJ5.3A Climate Services Division-A Second Look  extended abstract wrf recording
Mark A. Shafer, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK
9:15 AMJ5.4Integration of climate change/variability science into transportation policy and decision making  
Eric Lindquist, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
9:30 AMJ5.5Individual Decision-Making: Where Climate and Policy Meet  
Guillermo Podesta, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Miami, FL; and E. U. Weber, F. Bert, D. Letson, C. A. Laciana, M. Re, and A. N. Menendez
9:45 AMFormal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break  
11:00 AMJ5.6Critical challenges in incorporating climate into management of the Colorado River  
Andrea J. Ray, NOAA/CIRES/CDC, Boulder, CO; and D. Kenney
11:15 AMJ5.7Atmospheric science policy on Capitol Hill; perspectives from the AMS-UCAR Congressional Science Fellow  
James Bradbury, AMS/UCAR, Washington, DC
11:30 AMJ5.8Next steps for the AMS symposia on policy and socio-economic research  
William Hooke, AMS Policy Program, Washington, DC
12:00 PMJ5.9Normalized U.S. Hurricane Damages: Why Are We Seeing Catastrophic Losses in Recent Years?  
Christopher Landsea, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/TPC, Miami, FL
11:00 AM-4:00 PM, Thursday, Exhibit Hall D
Exhibits Open
3:00 PM, Thursday
Registration Desk Closes
4:00 PM, Thursday
Exhibits Close
5:30 PM, Thursday
Conference Ends
6:00 PM-9:00 PM, Thursday
Rasmusson Symposium Banquet

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