21st Conference on Climate Variability and Change

Session 12B

 Climate and weather extremes
 Chair: Aiguo Dai, NCAR, Boulder, CO
8:30 AM12B.1Characteristics of the top ten snowstorms at first order stations in the U.S  extended abstract wrf recording
Tamara G. Houston, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and S. Changnon
8:45 AM12B.2The frequency distribution of daily precipitation over the United States  
Emily J. Becker, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and E. H. Berbery and R. W. Higgins
9:00 AM12B.3Seasonal and regional variations of U.S. trends in extreme precipitation frequency   wrf recording
Kenneth E. Kunkel, ISWS, Champaign, IL; and M. A. Palecki, R. Smith, L. Ensor, and D. R. Easterling
9:15 AM12B.4Signal detectability in extreme precipitation changes assessed from twentieth century climate simulations  
Seung-Ki Min, EC, Toronto, ON, Canada; and X. Zhang, F. W. Zwiers, P. Friederichs, and A. Hense
9:30 AM12B.5Diagnosing the synoptic influences driving changes in climate extremes over southern Australia during the last century   wrf recording
Lisa V. Alexander, Monash Univ., Clayton, Vic., Australia

Thursday, 15 January 2009: 8:30 AM-9:45 AM, Room 129B

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