AMS Forum: Climate Change Manifested by Changes in Weather

Session 1


Climate and Extreme Weather Events

 Organizers: Randall M. Dole, NOAA-CIRES/CDC, Boulder, CO; Richard B. Rood, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
1:30 PM1.1A comparison of model produced climate extremes with observed and projected trends for the 20th and 21st centuries  extended abstract wrf recording
David R. Easterling, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and B. Gleason, K. E. Kunkel, and R. J. Stouffer
2:00 PM1.2Extremes and El Nino  
Gerald A. Meehl, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and C. Tebaldi
2:30 PM1.3The ecological impacts of regional-scale drought-induced tree die-off: implications and challenges for atmospheric sciences  
David D. Breshears, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
3:00 PMCoffee Break  
3:30 PM1.4Simulating the synoptic climatology of extreme precipitation events under global warming  extended abstract wrf recording
William J. Gutowski Jr., Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and S. S. Willis, J. C. Patton, B. R. Schwedler, R. W. Arritt, and E. S. Takle
4:00 PM1.5Fine-scale processes regulate the response of extreme events to global climate change  
Noah S. Diffenbaugh, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN; and J. Pal, R. J. Trapp, and F. Giorgi
4:15 PM1.6Occurrence of heavy precipitation and streamflow in Southern California  
Theresa M. Carpenter, Hydrologic Research Center/Univ. of California, San Diego, CA; and K. P. Georgakakos
4:30 PM1.7Heightened tropical cyclone activity in the North Atlantic: Natural variability or climate trend?  
Greg Holland, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and P. Webster
4:45 PM1.8Can we detect climate trends in extreme tropical cyclones?  
Christopher W. Landsea, NOAA/NWS/TPC/NHC, Miami, FL; and B. A. Harper, K. Hoarau, and J. A. Knaff
5:00 PM1.9The water and energy budgets of hurricanes and implications for climate change  
Kevin E. Trenberth, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. Fasullo
5:15 PM1.10Abrupt changes in rainfall during the twentieth century  
Gemma T. Narisma, Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment, Madison, WI; and R. Licker and J. Foley

Tuesday, 16 January 2007: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM, 214D

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