87th AMS Annual Meeting

Session 1: Climate and Extreme Weather Events

Tuesday, 16 January 2007: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
214D (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Organizers:  Randall M. Dole, NOAA-CIRES/CDC and Richard B. Rood, University of Michigan
  1:30 PM
A comparison of model produced climate extremes with observed and projected trends for the 20th and 21st centuries
David R. Easterling, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and B. Gleason, K. E. Kunkel, and R. J. Stouffer

  2:00 PM
Extremes and El Nino
Gerald A. Meehl, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and C. Tebaldi

  3:00 PM
Coffee Break

  3:30 PM
Simulating the synoptic climatology of extreme precipitation events under global warming
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 PM
Fine-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 PM
Occurrence of heavy precipitation and streamflow in Southern California
Theresa M. Carpenter, Hydrologic Research Center/Univ. of California, San Diego, CA; and K. P. Georgakakos

  4:45 PM
Can 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

  5:15 PM
Abrupt 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