87th AMS Annual Meeting

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)

Wednesday, 17 January 2007: 8:30 AM-11:30 AM
214C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Chair:  Mathew Barlow, Univ. of Massachusetts
  8:30 AM
The impact of the MJO-bridging the gap between weather and climate
Alexis Donald, Queensland Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries, Toowoomba, Qld, Australia; and S. M. Lennox, H. Meinke, and N. C. White

  8:45 AM
Linking weather and climate across time scales-A case study in Altay
Zhuoting Wu, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ; and H. Zhang and B. Li

Poster PDF (147.9 kB)
  9:00 AM
Reliable statistical inference for weather and climate
Alexander Gluhovsky, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and E. Agee

Poster PDF (83.6 kB)
Intercomparison of the Stratospheric Performance of NCEP-NCAR and ERA-40 Reanalyses

  9:45 AM
Global sea surface temperatures and North American fire danger variability
Timothy J. Brown, DRI, Reno, Nevada; and B. L. Hall

  10:00 AM
Coffee Break in Meeting Room Foyer

  10:30 AM
Evaluating IPCC rainfall and food aid tendencies for food insecure Africa
Chris C. Funk, USGS, Santa Barbara, CA; and J. Verdin and M. Brown

  10:45 AM
Desert dust storms in Northern China: a trajectory analysis for the last 25 years
Francesca Guarnieri, NRC/IBIMET-CNR, Florence, Italy; and M. Pasqui

  11:00 AM
An 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

  11:15 AM
A preliminary back-trajectory and air mass climatology for the Shenandoah Valley (Formerly J3.16 for Applied Climatology)
Robert E. Davis, Univ. of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; and L. Sitka, D. M. Hondula, S. Gawtry, D. Knight, T. Lee, and J. Stenger

Poster PDF (1.1 MB)