87th AMS Annual Meeting

Joint Session 2: Water Resource Issues Associated with Weather and Climate Change (Joint with the 21st Conference on Hydrology and Climate Aspects of Hydrometeorology)

Tuesday, 16 January 2007: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
214A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Organizers:  Bart Nijssen, 3TIER, Inc.; Alan F. Hamlet, University of Washington; Ana P. Barros, Duke Univ. and Christa Peters-Lidard, NASA/GSFC
  1:30 PM
  2:00 PM
  2:15 PM
Implications of changing 20th century precipitation variability for water management in the western U.S.
Alan F. Hamlet, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and P. W. Mote and D. P. Lettenmaier

  2:30 PM
Climate Forecasts and Water management - Possibilities and Challenges
Sankar Arumugam, North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC; and U. Lall, A. F. De Souza, and C. Brown

  2:45 PM
Climate Forecasts and Water Macro Allocation in Ceará, Brazil
Francisco Assis Filho Souza Filho, IRI, Columbia University, Palisades, NY; and U. Lall

  3:00 PM
Coffee Break

  3:30 PM
An Experimental System for a Global Flood Watch: From Satellite Precipitation Data to a Flood Inundation Map
Yang Hong, Goddard Earth Science and Technology Center, Greenbelt, MD; and R. Adler, R. Brakenridge, and G. J. Huffman

  3:45 PM
Using Multiple-Sensor Quantitative Precipitation Estimation for Flood Forecasting in the Lower Colorado River Basin
Beth Clarke, Weather Decision Technologies, Norman, OK; and C. Barrere, M. Luna, and D. Yates

Poster PDF (431.7 kB)
  4:00 PM
Flash Flood Prediction in Italy: Development and Testing of a New Capability
J. William Conway, Weather Decision Technologies, Inc., Norman, OK; and C. Barrere, G. Formentini, L. Lago, A. Rossa, and M. Calza

Poster PDF (345.9 kB)
  4:30 PM
Developing tools for monitoring moisture conditions at the local level in the State of Texas
Steven M. Quiring, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and J. W. Nielsen-Gammon

  4:45 PM
Coupling land hydrology to a cloud resolving model - Evaluation for warm season conditions
Shanti Bhushan, Duke University, Durham, NC; and B. Ana P

  5:00 PM
A Study of Predecessor Rainfall Events (PRE) in Advance of Tropical Cyclones
Matthew Cote, State Univ. of New York, Albany, NY; and M. L. Jurewicz Sr.