87th AMS Annual Meeting

Joint Session 3: Observations and Data Sets (Joint between 14th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation and the 16th Conference on Applied Climatology)

Thursday, 18 January 2007: 8:30 AM-5:30 PM
206A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Cochairs:  Christopher Daly, Oregon State Univ. and C. Bruce Baker, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC
  8:30 AM
An analysis of the Oklahoma City urban heat island
Jeffrey B. Basara, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK; and P. K. Hall, D. R. Cheresnick, and A. J. Schroeder

  9:15 AM
Design temperatures for heating and cooling applications in northern Colorado-an update
Wendy A. Ryan, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and N. Doesken and D. Swartz

  9:30 AM
Shifts 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 AM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

  11:00 AM
Exploring 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 AM
Observer Bias in Daily Precipitation Measurements at United States Cooperative Network Stations
Christopher Daly, Oregon State Univ., Corvallis, OR; and W. Gibson, G. H. Taylor, M. Doggett, and J. Smith


  11:30 AM
A brief evaluation of precipitation from the North American Regional Reanalysis
Melissa S. Bukovsky, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and D. J. Karoly

  11:45 AM
Orographic Enhancements in Precipitation: Construction of a Global Monthly Precipitation Climatology from Gauge Observations and Satellite Estimates
Mingyue Chen, RS Information Systems, Inc., Camp Springs, MD; and P. Xie, J. Janowiak, and V. Kousky

Poster PDF (287.9 kB)
  11:59 AM
Status and outlook for global combined precipitation estimates
George J. Huffman, NASA/GSFC and SSAI, Greenbelt, MD; and R. F. Adler, D. T. Bolvin, and E. J. Nelkin

  12:14 PM
J3.11 moved. New paper number JP2.15

  12:15 PM
Lunch Break (Cash &Carry available in the Exhibit Hall)

  1:30 PM
A synoptic climatology of blowing dust events in El Paso, Texas from 1932-2005
David J. Novlan, NOAA/NWSFO, Santa Teresa, NM; and M. P. Hardiman and T. E. Gill

  1:45 PM
An updated warm-season convective wind climatology for the Florida space coast
Kristin A. Cummings, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and E. J. Dupont, A. J. Loconto, J. P. Koermer, and W. P. Roeder

  2:00 PM
Maximum Wind Gust Return Periods for Oklahoma Using the Oklahoma Mesonet
Andrew J. Reader, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK

  2:15 PM
Climatology of westerly wind events in the lee of the Sierra Nevada
Vanda Grubisic, DRI, Reno, NV; and M. Xiao

  2:30 PM
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall and Raffle

  3:14 PM
J3.16 moved. New paper number J1.10

  3:15 PM
A 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 PM
Assessing Reference Evapotranspiration Observations in North Carolina
Fan Chen, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; and P. J. Robinson

  3:45 PM
Progress in NOAA Data and Observation Services
Robert J. Leffler, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and M. J. Brewer, R. Livezey, and T. W. Owen

  4:00 PM
A new paradigm in near real-time cooperative data ingest at NOAA's National Climatic Data Center
Karsten Shein, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and T. W. Owen

Poster PDF (94.7 kB)
  4:15 PM
Statewide Monitoring of the Mesoscale Environment: A Technical Update
Kenneth C. Crawford, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK; and R. A. McPherson, C. A. Fiebrich, and R. L. Elliott

  4:30 PM
Kentucky 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 PM
J3.23 moved. New paper number 5.10 in 16 Applied Climatology