89th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting

Poster Session 1: Policy and Socio—Economic Research Poster Session

Monday, 12 January 2009: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Hall 5 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Fire Weather Forecasting in the Land Down Under

Weekly cycles in Spain and its connections with changes in Sea Level Pressure over the North-Atlantic sector

Probabilistic distributions of climate change impacts on the agricultural sector in Bangladesh
Alex C. Ruane, NASA/GISS and Oak Ridge Associated Universities, New York, NY; and D. C. Major, C. Rosenzweig, R. M. Horton, and R. Goldberg

Managing business risks arising from seasonal climate variability
Harvey Stern, Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne, Vic., Australia


Poster PDF (800.1 kB)
The potential effects of climate change on wind energy
Jeffrey M. Freedman, AWS Truewind LLC, Albany, NY; and K. T. Waight and P. Duffy

Perspectives on Atlantic hurricane risks

Ethical Issues in Climate Policy

Experiencing the weather: Public perceptions of changes in local weather patterns
Hank Jenkins-Smith, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and C. Silva, K. H. Goebbert, K. E. Klockow, M. Yuan, M. Nowlin, and G. DeLozier

Poster PDF (1.5 MB)
WaterNet: the NASA water cycle solutions network

Climate Change in Colorado: A Synthesis to Support Water Resources Management and Adaptation
Kristen B. Averyt, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and A. J. Ray and J. J. Barsugli

Severe thunderstorm and tornado warnings in Europe
Jenni Teittinen, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland; and D. M. Schultz

Improving Warning Systems: An assessment of public response to tornado warnings during the 2008 tornado season
Jenniffer M. Santos-Hernandez, Disaster Research Center, University of Delaware, Newark, DE; and H. Rodriguez and W. Diaz

Housing classification and Calculation of the Maximum Surface Wind speed to estimate wind damage potential by Typhoon
Jong-Kil Park, Inje University, Gimhae, South Korea; and W. S. Jung and H. J. Choi

Applying Mesonet Wind Climatology to Oklahoma Prescribed Burns
Jeffrey Scott Zuczek, National Weather Center Research Experience for Undergraduates, Norman, OK and Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, Kennett Square, PA; and M. A. Shafer

Poster PDF (1.0 MB)
NOAA's economics website initiative
Adam B. Smith, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and J. G. Enloe

Poster PDF (58.8 kB)
A sectoral approach to climate services at NOAA's National Climatic Data Center
Adam B. Smith, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and E. Shea, W. M. Faas, J. N. Lott, K. Shein, A. Arguez, and T. G. Houston

Poster PDF (136.7 kB)
A value proposition of seasonal hurricane forecasts for property insurance risk management
Kyle Beatty, Willis Re Inc., Minneapolis, MN; and R. Cloutier

Assessing the sensitivity of landfall risk to warm Atlantic conditions
Ioana Dima, AIR Worldwide, Boston, MA; and P. Dailey and G. Zuba

Error Characteristics of Cumulative Temperature Ensemble Forecasts
Michael Sze, AER, Lexington, MA; and T. Connor and D. Hogan

Understanding people's attitudes and behaviors for weather forecast information
Julie Demuth, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. K. Lazo and R. E. Morss

Poster PDF (1.1 MB)
Development of a cold weather warning system for newborn calves
Tanja E. Fransen, NOAA/NWS, Glasgow, MT; and K. L. Frank, L. Kalkstein, W. J. Martin, and D. E. Simonsen

CASA's Impact on Radar-Based Wind Assessments
Don J. Rude, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; and E. J. Bass and B. Philips


Poster PDF (2.4 MB)
Radar Refractivity Retrievals from KTLX: Benefits and Limitations to Operational Forecasting
Pamela L. Heinselman, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and B. L. Cheong, R. D. Palmer, and D. Bodine

Poster PDF (1.4 MB)
Development of a turfgrass irrigation management system for North Carolina
Mark S. Brooks, North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC; and R. Boyles, C. Peacock, D. Bowman, J. Reynolds, and D. Zahn


Poster PDF (134.5 kB)
NPOESS economic benefit estimation in a dynamic policy environment
Irving Leveson, Leveson Consulting, Jackson, NJ

Poster PDF (66.6 kB)