87th AMS Annual Meeting

Session 5B: Drought Assessment and Prediction

Thursday, 18 January 2007: 8:30 AM-11:45 AM
211 (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Organizers:  Wade T. Crow, USDA/ARS and Hatim Sharif, Univ. of Texas
  8:30 AM
Spaceborne drought mapping using thermal-infrared remote sensing
Martha C. Anderson, USDA/ARS, Beltsville, MD; and W. P. Kustas

  9:00 AM
Drought Monitoring and Prediction from Regional to Global Scales
Justin Sheffield, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; and L. Luo and E. F. Wood

  9:30 AM
Assimilation of AMSR-E Soil Moisture into the USDA Global Crop Production Decision Support System
J. Bolten, USDA, Beltsville, MD; and W. Crow, X. Zhan, T. Jackson, C. Reynolds, and B. Doorn

  9:45 AM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

  11:15 AM
Forecasting the impact of drought on vegetation in Central Asia
Mathew A. Barlow, University of Massachusetts - Lowell, Lowell, MA

  11:30 AM
Drought and wel spells over the United States and Mexico
Kingtse Mo, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and J. K. E. Schemm