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Sunday, 17 January 2010
7:30 AM-9:00 AM, Sunday
Short Course Registration
 
9:00 AM-6:00 PM, Sunday
Annual Meeting Registration Begins
 
12:00 PM-4:00 PM, Sunday
Weatherfest
 
3:00 PM-4:00 PM, Sunday, B314
First-Time Attendee Briefing
 
5:00 PM-6:00 PM, Sunday, B314
Annual Meeting Review and Fellows Awards
 
6:00 PM-7:00 PM, Sunday, Exhibit Hall B2
Fellows Reception
 
Monday, 18 January 2010
7:30 AM-5:30 PM, Monday
Registration Open
 
9:00 AM-10:30 AM, Monday, Thomas Murphy Ballroom 1 and 2
Presidential Forum
 
10:30 AM-11:00 AM, Monday
Coffee Break in Meeting Room Foyer
 
11:00 AM-12:00 PM, Monday, B216
Joint Session 1 Mitigation and adaptation to climate change (Joint between the 12th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry, the 20th Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences, the 24th Conference on Hydrology, the 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change, the First Conference on Weather, Climate, and the New Energy Economy, the Committee on Climate Services, the Fifth Symposium on Policy and Socio-economic Research, and the First Environment and Health Symposium)
Chair: David R. Easterling, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC
11:00 AMJ1.1Regional climate modeling and decision aids  
Glenn Higgins, Northrop Grumann TASC, Chantilly, VA; and D. Apling, R. Alliss, and H. Kiley
11:15 AMJ1.2Bounded rationality in climate change policy development  
Amanda H. Lynch, Brown University, Providence, RI; and R. D. Brunner
11:30 AMJ1.5Climate Change Adaptation in Southwest Ecosystems  
Gregg M. Garfin, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
11:45 AMJ1.3Seeing the world through a political lens: the connection between weather and climate change perceptions and beliefs  
Hank Jenkins-Smith, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and K. H. Goebbert, K. E. Klockow, M. Nowlin, and C. Silva
12:00 PMJ1.4Advancing Climate Adaptation in Wildlife Conservation  
Amanda Staudt, National Wildlife Federation, Reston, VA; and D. Inkley, P. Glick, B. Stein, N. Edelson, and J. Kostyack
 
12:00 PM-1:30 PM, Monday
Lunch Break
 
1:30 PM-2:30 PM, Monday, B214
Joint Session 14 Educational Outreach in the Atmospheric, Oceanic and Hydrologic Sciences (Joint between the 19th Symposium on Education, the 12th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry, the 18th Conference on Applied Climatology, and the 24th Conference on Hydrology)
Cochairs: Kathleen A. Murphy, AMS Education Resource Educator, St. Louis, MO; Susan Q. Foster, UCAR, Boulder, CO
1:30 PMJ14.1Mapping the UK's urban heat islands  
Sylvia .H.E. Knight, Royal Meteorological Society, Reading, United Kingdom; and R. Fordham
1:45 PMJ14.2Educating citizens about severe weather awareness following the 22 May 2008 Northern Colorado tornado  extended abstract
Paul Nutter, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO; and D. Gaardner
2:00 PMJ14.3Weather & Climate—Weatherwise Magazine's Newest Series  
H. Michael Mogil, How the Weatherworks, Naples, FL; and M. Benner
2:15 PMJ14.4Climate adaptation in coastal communities: A Sea Grant Climate Network approach to outreach  
Jessica C. Whitehead, South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium, Charleston, SC; and C. Conger, R. H. Bacon, and J. Brown
 
1:30 PM-2:30 PM, Monday, B304
Session 1 Hydrometeorological Representation and Applications of Reanalyses
Chair: Michael G. Bosilovich, NASA/GSFC/GMAO, Greenbelt, MD
1:30 PM1.1A Historical Record of Actual Evapotranspiration in Sub-Saharan Africa using Climate Reanalysis and Remote Sensing Data  
Michael T. Marshall, USGS, Flagstaff, AZ; and K. Tu, C. Funk, and J. Michaelsen
2:00 PM1.2Evaluation of the Modern Era Retrospective-analysis for Research and Applications (MERRA) Global Water and Energy Budgets  
Michael G. Bosilovich, NASA/GSFC/GMAO, Greenbelt, MD; and F. R. Robertson and J. Chen
1.3Moisture recycling over the central United States diagnosed from the North American Regional Reanalysis  
Christopher J. Anderson, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and R. W. Arritt
2:15 PM1.3AThe NCEP Climate Forecast System Reanalysis  
Michael Ek, NOAA/NCEP/EMC, Camp Springs, MD
 
2:30 PM-4:00 PM, Monday, Exhibit Hall B2
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
 
2:30 PM-4:00 PM, Monday
Poster Session Hydrology Posters Part I
Cochairs: Susan C. Steele-Dunne, TU Delft, Delft Netherlands; Rolf H. Reichle, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD
 136The relationship between total precipitable water and precipitation rate  extended abstract
Kelly M. Howell, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and S. Q. Kidder and T. H. Vonder Haar
 137The Uncertainty of Background Brightness Temperatures in Microwave Land Rainfall Algorithm  
Eun-Kyoung Seo, Kongju National University, Kongju, Chung Nam, South Korea
 138Introducing water budget constraint to improve land data assimilation performance  
M. Tugrul Yilmaz, USDA/ARS, Beltsville, MD; and T. DelSole and P. R. Houser
 139Evaluating the impact of parameter estimation on data assimilation performance: A case study for soil moisture simulation  
Kenneth W. Harrison, NASA-GSFC and Univ. of Maryland, Greenbelt, MD; and S. V. Kumar, S. Yatheendradas, C. D. Peters-Lidard, and J. A. Santanello Jr.
 Poster 140 has been moved to 2.3A  
 141Applications of the ALEXI soil moisture model and highlights of current projects  
John Mecikalski, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and C. R. Hain and L. A. Schultz
 142Intercomparisons between LSM and satellite-retrieved estimates of surface (0-5 cm) and root-zone (5-100 cm) soil moisture across the continental United States  
Christopher R. Hain, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and W. T. Crow, M. C. Anderson, and J. R. Mecikalski
 
4:00 PM-5:30 PM, Monday, B312
Joint Session 2 The emergence of new scientific partnerships (Joint between the Fifth Symposium on Policy and Socio-economic Research, the 14th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, the 20th Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences, the 24th Conference on Hydrology, the 18th Conference on Applied Climatology, the First Conference on Weather, Climate, and the New Energy Economy, and the First Environment and Health Symposium)
Chair: Genevieve E. Maricle, Arizona State Univ., Tempe, AZ
4:00 PMJ2.1Climate Adaptation Partnerships in Semiarid North America  
Gregg M. Garfin, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
4:15 PMJ2.2The FEMA Hurricane Liaison Team: Bridging the Communication Gap (because Great Minds Don't Always Think Alike)  
Matthew Green, FEMA, Miami, FL
4:30 PMJ2.3Partnership between the Državni hidrometeorološki zavod (DHMZ) and the University of Oklahoma (OU)  
Ivan Cacic, Državni hidrometeorološki zavod, Zagreb, Croatia; and B. Ivančan-Picek, B. Lipovšćak, K. Pandzic, B. Terek, V. Tutiš, G. Zuccon, K. Crawford, R. A. McPherson, K. L. Nemunaitis-Monroe, and J. T. Snow
4:45 PMJ2.4The Norman, Oklahoma Chamber of Commerce Weather Committee: A Framework for New Partnerships Among Industry, Government and Academia  
Kelvin K. Droegemeier, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and W. L. Qualley, V. Rose, and A. M. Suggs
5:00 PMJ2.5The Weather And Society *Integrated Studies (WAS*IS) Program: yesterday, today, and tomorrow  
G. Thomas Behler Jr., NCAR, Boulder, CO; and E. Gruntfest, J. Demuth, J. K. Lazo, and E. Laidlaw
5:15 PMJ2.6User engagement activities at NOAA's national climatic data center  extended abstract
Tamara G. Houston, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC
 
4:00 PM-5:30 PM, Monday, B304
Session 2 Hydrometeorological Representation and Applications of Reanalyses
Chair: Michael G. Bosilovich, NASA/GSFC/GMAO, Greenbelt, MD
4:00 PM2.1Software Package for Gauge-Only Precipitation Analysis  extended abstract
Dongsoo Kim, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and D. J. Seo
4:15 PM2.2Quantifying and Comparing the Intensification of Extreme Rainfall Frequency from NCEP and ERA40 Reanalysis Data  
Shih-Chieh Kao, ORNL, Oak Ridge, TN; and A. R. Ganguly
 2.3 moved to Poster 566  
4:30 PM2.3ACPC unified gauge-based analysis of global daily precipitation  
Pingping Xie, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and M. Chen and W. Shi
4:45 PM2.4The influence of karst hydrology on local planetary boundary layer  
R. D. Leeper, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY; and R. Mahmood and A. I. Quintanar
5:00 PM2.5Development of a New Precipitation Dataset for Model Downscaling and Bias Correction  
Michael Charles, EMC, Camp Springs, MD; and Z. Toth, D. Hou, and R. Krzysztofowicz
5:15 PM2.6Assessing the changes in hydrological budget including anthropogenic effect estimated by the reanalyses and rain-gauge based precipitation data over Asia  
Akiyo Yatagai, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Kyoto, Japan
 
5:30 PM-7:30 PM, Monday, Exhibit Hall B1
Opening of the Exhibit Hall with Reception
 
Tuesday, 19 January 2010
8:30 AM-9:45 AM, Tuesday, B306
Joint Session 3 Data Collection, Interpretation, Assimilation, and Stewardship (Joint between the 14th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), the First Symposium on Planetary Atmospheres, the 14th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, the 12th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry, the 20th Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences, the 24th Conference on Hydrology, and the 18th Conference on Applied Climatology)
Chair: Stan Benjamin, NOAA/ESRL/GSD, Boulder, CO
8:30 AMJ3.1The Impacts on Air Traffic of Volcanic Ash from the 2009 Mt. Redoubt Eruption  extended abstract
Alexander Matus, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and L. A. Hudnall, J. J. Murray, and A. Krueger
8:45 AMJ3.2UrbanNet: Urban Environment Monitoring and Modeling with a Wireless Sensor Network  extended abstract
Paul J. Croft, Kean Univ., Union, NJ; and P. Morreale, F. Qi, A. Tropek, and M. Andujar
9:00 AMJ3.3Network of Weather and Climate Observing Networks (NOWCON)  extended abstract
Samuel P. Williamson, Office of the Federal Coordinator for Meteorology, Silver Spring, MD; and J. E. Stailey and S. J. Taijeron
9:15 AMJ3.4Comparison of COOP and new HCN-M temperature products  
John R. Christy, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL
9:30 AMJ3.5The Impact of Temporally Varying Snowfall Rates on Holdover Time using the LWE and Check Time Systems  
Roy Rasmussen, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. Landolt, J. Black, and A. Gaydos
 
8:30 AM-9:45 AM, Tuesday, B304
Session 3 Advances in Hydrological Remote-Sensing and Data Assimilation Part I
Cochairs: Susan C. Steele-Dunne, TU Delft, Delft Netherlands; Rolf H. Reichle, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD
8:30 AM3.1SWOT, The Surface Water and Ocean Topography Satellite Mission [INVITED]  
Doug Alsdorf, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; and K. Andreadis, P. Bates, S. Biancamaria, E. A. Clark, M. Durand, H. Lee, D. P. Lettenmaier, N. Mognard, D. Moller, E. Rodriguez, and C. K. Shum
9:00 AM3.2The SMAP Level 4 Surface and Root-zone Soil Moisture (L4_SM) product  
Rolf H. Reichle, NASA, Greenbelt, MD; and W. T. Crow, R. D. Koster, and J. Kimball
9:15 AM3.3An ensemble-Kalman filter-based dual assimilation of thermal-IR and passive microwave retrievals of soil moisture  
Christopher R. Hain, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and W. T. Crow, M. C. Anderson, and J. R. Mecikalski
9:30 AM3.4Impact of Calibration Error of Microwave Brightness Temperatures on Soil Moisture Retrievals  
Xiwu Zhan, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD
 
9:45 AM-11:00 AM, Tuesday, Exhibit Hall B2
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
 
11:00 AM-6:00 PM, Tuesday, Exhibit Hall B1
Exhibits Open
 
11:00 AM-12:00 PM, Tuesday, B304
Session 3B Advances in Hydrological Remote-Sensing and Data Assimilation Part II
Cochairs: Susan C. Steele-Dunne, TU Delft, Delft Netherlands; Rolf H. Reichle, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD
11:00 AM3B.1Multiscale ensemble filtering in snow data assimilation [INVITED]  
Konstantinos Andreadis, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and D. Lettenmaier
11:30 AM3B.2Acquiring observation error covariance information for land data assimilation systems  
Wade T. Crow, USDA/ARS, Beltsville, MD
11:45 AM3B.3A modeling and verification study of summer precipitation systems using NASA surface initialization datasets  extended abstract
Jonathan L. Case, ENSCO, Inc., Huntsville, AL; and S. V. Kumar, J. Srikishen, and G. J. Jedlovec
 
12:00 PM-1:30 PM, Tuesday, B208
Kuettner Symposium Luncheon
12:00 PMB1.1Joach Kuettner—A Man in Love with the Sky  
Einar Enevoldson, The Perlan Project, Emeryville, CA
 
12:00 PM-1:30 PM, Tuesday
Lunch Break (Cash and Carry in Exhibit Hall)
 
1:30 PM-3:00 PM, Tuesday, B304
Session 4 Hydrology: New Demands on Science and Services
Chair: Dennis P. Lettenmaier, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
1:30 PM4.1Special colloquium on Hydrology: new demands on science and services  
Peter Gleick, Pacific Institute, Oakland, CA; and R. Harding, P. C. D. Milly, and B. H. Udall
2:00 PM4.2Evaporation and Soil Moisture Measurement  
Richard Harding, CEH Wallingford, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
2:30 PM4.3New Demands on Science and Services: Hydrology  
P. C. D. Milly, USGS, Princeton, NJ
3:00 PM4.4Hydrology  
Bradley H. Udall, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO
 
3:00 PM-3:30 PM, Tuesday, Exhibit Hall B1
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
 
3:30 PM-5:30 PM, Tuesday, B216
Joint Session 4 Research on extreme weather and climate events and inter-relationships (Joint between the 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change, the First Symposium on Planetary Atmospheres, the First Environment and Health Symposium, the 20th Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences, the 24th Conference on Hydrology, the 18th Conference on Applied Climatology, the First Conference on Weather, Climate, and the New Energy Economy, and the Committee on Climate Services)
Chair: David R. Easterling, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC
3:30 PMJ4.1The relative increase of record high maximum temperatures compared to record low minimum temperatures in the U.S  
Gerald Meehl, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and C. Tebaldi, G. Walton, D. R. Easterling, and L. R. McDaniel
3:45 PMJ4.2A common Midwestern question: Where have all our 90°F days gone?  
David Changnon, Northern Illinois Univ., DeKalb, IL; and V. A. Gensini and J. Prell
4:00 PMJ4.3Using large scale circulation indices to predict the intensity of cold air outbreaks over extended time scales across the southeastern U.S  
Charles E. Konrad, NOAA Southeastern Regional Climate Center, Chapel Hill, NC
4:15 PMJ4.4Heat waves and cold spells in a warming climate  
Karsten Steinhaeuser, ORNL, Oak Ridge, TN; and A. R. Ganguly
4:30 PMJ4.6Extreme european weather regimes  
Ricardo Morais Fonseca, Portugal; and B. J. Hoskins and M. Blackburn
4:45 PMJ4.7Meteorological features of observed trends in U.S. heavy precipitation events  
Kenneth E. Kunkel, DRI, Reno, NV; and D. R. Easterling, B. E. Gleason, D. A. R. Kristovich, R. A. Smith, and L. Ensor
5:00 PMJ4.8Contemporary climatic changes in North America and Northern Eurasia with foci on extreme events and transitions through environmentally and socio-economically significant thresholds  
Pavel Ya. Groisman, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and R. W. Knight and T. R. Karl
5:15 PMJ4.5Climatological, meteorological, and societal implications for the large number of fatalities from central Florida Dry Season tornadoes during El Nińo  extended abstract
Bartlett C. Hagemeyer, NOAA/NWS, Melbourne, FL; and L. A. Jordan, A. L. Moses, S. M. Spratt, and D. F. Van Dyke III
 
3:30 PM-5:30 PM, Tuesday, B212
Joint Session 15 Hydrology Applications in a Non-Stationary Climate (Joint between the 18th Conference on Applied Climatology, the 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change, and the 24th Conference on Hydrology)
Cochairs: David C. Bader, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Livermore, CA; James Noel, NOAA/NWS/Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, OH
3:30 PMJ15.1Water in a changing climate: implications for water resources design (Invited)  
Eric F. Wood, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
4:00 PMJ15.2Climate and Extreme Events: A Hydrologic perspective (Invited)  
Soroosh Sorooshian, University of California, Irvine, CA; and X. Gao, K. L. Hsu, B. Imam, and J. Li
4:30 PMJ15.3Seasonal numerical forecasts of the Ganges and Brahmaputra river flow  
Peter J. Webster, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and J. Jian, H. R. Chang, and T. M. Hopson
4:45 PMJ15.4Projecting Climate Change Impacts on Seasonal Water Supply Forecasting Error  
Levi D. Brekke, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, CO; and D. Garen, K. Werner, and D. Laurine
5:00 PMJ15.5A comparative study of model initialization for the Noah land surface model using LIS  
Roshan K. Shrestha, CREW, Calverton, MD; and P. R. Houser
5:15 PMJ15.6Structure and Detectability of Trends in Hydrological Measures over the western United States  
Tapash Das, SIO/Univ. of California, La Jolla, CA; and H. G. Hidalgo, M. D. Dettinger, D. R. Cayan, D. W. Pierce, C. Bonfils, T. P. Barnett, G. Bala, and A. Mirin
 
3:30 PM-5:00 PM, Tuesday, B304
Session 5 Drought Prediction, Monitoring and Mitigation
Chair: Wade T. Crow, USDA/ARS, Beltsville, MD
3:30 PM5.1Exploring mechanisms and predictability of U.S. drought using remote sensing, hydrological modeling, reanalysis and the NCEP Climate Forecast System  
Justin Sheffield, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; and L. Luo and E. F. Wood
4:00 PM5.2Progress of the NOAA/NCEP NLDAS Drought Monitor and NLDAS Products  
Youlong Xia, NWS/NCEP/EMC, Camp Springs, MD; and M. Ek, E. F. Wood, L. Luo, J. Sheffield, D. P. Lettenmaier, B. Livneh, D. Mocko, B. Cosgrove, J. Meng, H. Wei, V. Koren, J. C. Schaake, K. Mo, and K. Mitchell
4:15 PM5.3New techniques for climate and drought information delivery at the national climatic data center  extended abstract
Michael J. Brewer, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and J. Symonds
4:30 PM5.4Towards integrating GRACE terrestrial water storage data into the U.S. and North American Drought Monitors  extended abstract
Rasmus Houborg, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and M. Rodell, J. S. Famiglietti, R. Heim, J. Lawrimore, B. Li, R. H. Reichle, M. Rosencranz, M. Svoboda, B. D. Wardlow, B. F. Zaitchik, and R. Tinker
4:45 PM5.5Water balance in the agricultural watershed of Kumamoto groundwater region  extended abstract
Kenji Tanaka, Kumamoto Univ., Kumamoto, Japan; and H. Mizuno, D. Kuwamoto, H. Taniguchi, T. Hokamura, and F. Yamada
 
5:00 PM-6:00 PM, Tuesday, B304
Session 6 Robert E. Horton Lecture
Chair: Bart Nijssen, 3TIER, Inc., Seattle, WA
5:00 PM6.1Weather, WATER, Climate, and Society: New Demands on Science and Services  
John. C. Schaake, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD
 
Wednesday, 20 January 2010
8:30 AM-10:00 AM, Wednesday, B215
Joint Session 5 Advances in Modeling, From Local through Regional to Large Scale, and From Deterministic to Ensemble-Probabilistic Prediction Part I (Joint between the 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change, the 14th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), the First Symposium on Planetary Atmospheres, the 14th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, the 12th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry, the 20th Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences, and the 24th Conference on Hydrology)
Chair: Ed Olenic, NOAA/NWS/CPC, Camp Springs, MD
8:30 AMJ5.1On the seamless prediction of weather and climate  
Timothy N. Palmer, ECMWF, Reading, United Kingdom
8:45 AMJ5.2Performance of the NOAA FIM global ensemble prediction system for hurricanes during the 2009 season  
Tom Hamill, NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and J. S. Whitaker and S. Benjamin
9:00 AMJ5.3Why does cloud superparameterization improve the simulated daily rainfall cycle in a multiscale climate modeling framework?  
Michael S. Pritchard, SIO/Univ. Of California, La Jolla, CA; and R. C. J. Somerville
9:15 AMJ5.4North Pacific decadal variability and climate change in the IPCC AR4 models  
Jason C. Furtado, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and E. Di Lorenzo
9:30 AMJ5.5Aquaplanet GCM simulations of tropical intraseasonal variability  
Eric D. Maloney, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and W. Hannah
9:45 AMJ5.6Factors affecting forecast skill of the MJO over the Maritime Continent  
Augustin Vintzileos, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC - SAIC, Camp Springs, MD
 
8:30 AM-10:00 AM, Wednesday, B304
Session 7 Remote Sensing of Hydrometeorological Observations
Chair: Chandra R. Kondragunta, NOAA, Silver Spring, MD
8:30 AM7.1Underestimation of QPE in a Flash Flood Situation Due to Partial Beam Blocking and Attenuation: Correction Using the BREAM model  
Timothy A. Coleman, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and J. A. Westland
8:45 AM7.2Radar precipitation estimates in mountainous regions: corrections for partial beam blockage and general radar coverage limitations  extended abstract
Dennis A. Miller, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and D. H. Kitzmiller, S. Wu, and R. Setzenfand
9:00 AM7.3Errors in rainfall estimation in the southern Alaska WSR-88D network  extended abstract
Luke E. Madaus, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
9:15 AM7.5Satellite Derived Ensemble Tropical Rainfall Potential (eTRaP):2008 and 2009 Results  extended abstract
Sheldon J. Kusselson, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and E. Ebert, M. Seybold, S. Q. Kidder, and M. Turk
9:30 AM7.6Analysis of seasonal variation in cumulus cloud frequency of occurrence  
Vani Starry Manoharan, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and J. Mecikalski and R. M. Welch
9:45 AM7.4Analysis of Satellite-derived Soil Moisture and Previous-Time Precipitation  
F. Joseph Turk, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and Z. S. Haddad and L. Li
 
10:00 AM-10:30 AM, Wednesday
Coffee Break in Meeting Room Foyer
 
10:30 AM-12:00 PM, Wednesday, B215
Joint Session 6 Advances in Modeling, From Local through Regional to Large Scale, and From Deterministic to Ensemble-Probabilistic Prediction Part II (Joint between the 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change, the 14th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), the First Symposium on Planetary Atmospheres, the 14th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, the 12th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry, the 20th Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences, and the 24th Conference on Hydrology)
Chair: Ed Olenic, NOAA/NWS/CPC, Camp Springs, MD
10:30 AMJ6.1Quantifying Contributions to Polar Warming Amplification in a Coupled General Circulation Model  
Ming Cai, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL; and J. Lu
10:45 AMJ6.2The development of a coupled hurricane storm surge forecasting Model for the Pascagoula River  
David A. Ramirez Jr., NOAA/NWS, Slidell, LA
11:00 AMJ6.3Evaluation of the new Australian climate model ACCESS  
Ian G. Watterson, CAWCR, Aspendale, Victoria, Australia; and L. Rikus, B. Hu, and T. Elliott
11:15 AMJ6.4Mesoscale circulations in the urban-coastal environment: a modeling analysis and assessment of sensitivity to high-fidelity representation of the urban canopy  
Michael Carter, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS; and J. M. Shepherd, S. Burian, and I. Jeyachandran
11:30 AMJ6.5Ensemble downscaling of seasonal forecasts  
R. W. Arritt, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
11:45 AMJ6.6The misrepresentation of Tropical SSTs in climate models  
Prashant D. Sardeshmukh, Univ. of Colorado/CIRES/CDC and NOAA/ESRL/PSD, Boulder, CO; and S. I. Shin
 
10:30 AM-12:00 PM, Wednesday, B304
Session 8 Remote Sensing of Hydrometeorological Observations
Chair: Chandra R. Kondragunta, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD
10:30 AM8.1Toward an improvement of surface identification in land precipitation retrieval algorithm  
Arief Sudradjat, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and R. R. Ferraro
10:45 AM8.2Assigning tropical rainfall rates for multisensor QPE using environmental moisture fields and vertical profiles of reflectivity  extended abstract
Heather Moser, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and K. Howard, J. Zhang, and S. Vasiloff
11:00 AM8.3Validation of NOAA's Multi-Sensor Precipitation Estimate in the Mid-Atlantic Region  
Kurtulus Ozturk, Turkish State Meteorological Service, Kalaba, Ankara, Turkey; and A. Tokay, B. F. Larson, E. Habib, and B. R. Nelson
11:15 AM8.4Evaluation of the impacts of ingesting TRMM data on the accuracy of quantitative precipitation estimates Obtained via the SCaMPR framework  extended abstract
Yu Zhang, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and D. Kitzmiller, D. Seo, R. J. Kuligowski, and Y. Li
11:30 AM8.5Validation of Satellite Rainfall Products over Africa and S. America  
Tufa Dinku, Columbia University, Palisades, NY
 
11:00 AM-6:30 PM, Wednesday
Exhibits Open
 
12:00 PM-1:30 PM, Wednesday
Lunch Break (Cash and Carry in Exhibit Hall)
 
1:30 PM-2:30 PM, Wednesday, B304
Session 9 Water Resources and Forecasting Applications
Cochairs: Thomas Adams, NOAA/NWS, Wilmington, OH; Andrew W. Wood, 3TIER, Inc., Seattle, WA
1:30 PM9.1Using paleo-climate data to assess management options related to shortage risk on the Colorado River  
Kiyomi Morino, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and R. Bark
1:45 PM9.2National Water Resources Outlook  extended abstract
James Noel, NOAA/NWS/Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, OH; and T. Adams and K. Werner
2:00 PM9.3Hydrological Applications Research within GEWEX  
P.J. Van Oevelen, International GEWEX Project Office, Silver Spring, MD; and E. F. Wood and D. P. Lettenmaier
 
2:30 PM-4:00 PM, Wednesday, Exhibit Hall B2
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
 
2:30 PM-4:00 PM, Wednesday
Poster Session Hydrology Posters Part II
Chair: Chandra R. Kondragunta, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD
 440Atmospheric Conditions that Led to the Roma, Texas Floods of August 2008  extended abstract
Barry S. Goldsmith, NOAA/NWS, Brownsville, TX; and R. Q. Hart and J. Estupińán
 441Challenges in implementing NWSRFS in Romania  
Jeff Vukovich, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems, LLC., Raleigh, NC; and T. K. Burnet
 442Does the poleward retreat of mid-latitude synoptic systems, reflected by a decline in rainfall and an increase in MSL pressure at Melbourne, suggest Australia's Great Artesian Basin as a possible back-up source of water?  extended abstract
Harvey Stern, Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne, Vic., Australia; and P. McBride, J. Cornall-Reilly, and J. Dahni
 443Inundation Mapping using Hydraulic model and Geographic Information System Case Study: Tar River basin during Hurricane Floyd  extended abstract
Keren J. Cepero, NOAA/NWS, Raleigh, NC; and S. Reed and C. Aschwanden
 444Merging medium-range weather forecasts and seasonal climate outlooks to improve seasonal hydrologic prediction  
Andrew W. Wood, 3TIER, Inc., Seattle, WA; and M. Wiley and B. Nijssen
 445Noah land surface model modifications for improved snowpack and water resource prediction in the Colorado Rockies  
Michael Barlage, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and F. Chen, M. Tewari, and K. Ikeda
 446Analysis of satellite observed rain fall amounts and discharge measurements at the Datong Hydrologic Station  
Alice Fan, SAIC, Hampton, VA; and B. Lin and P. Y. Maa
 447Predicting severe hail in the WFO LWX County Warning Area: toward increased accuracy in hail size forecasts  extended abstract
Matthew R. Kramar, NWSFO Baltimore/Washington, Sterling, VA; and J. Waters
 566An Analysis of Heavy Rainfall Weather Systems over Louisiana  
Boniface J. Mills, Univ. of Louisiana, Monroe, LA ; and K. Falk, J. Hansford, and B. Richardson
 
4:00 PM-5:30 PM, Wednesday, B212
Joint Session 7 Communication Among Stakeholders That Addresses Issues of Policy, Operations, and New Opportunities (Joint between the 18th Conference on Applied Climatology, the 14th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, the First Environment and Health Symposium, the 12th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry, the 24th Conference on Hydrology, the Presidential Forum, the Third Annual CCM Forum, and the Fifth Symposium on Policy and Socio-economic Research)
Chair: Gregg M. Garfin, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
4:00 PMJ7.1Great expectations: Improving climate data services  extended abstract
Trisha U. Ralph, EC, Toronto, ON, Canada; and H. Lau and T. H. Sopoco
4:15 PMJ7.2Customer satisfaction at NOAA's NESDIS data centers  extended abstract
Tamara G. Houston, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC
4:30 PMJ7.3Applied climatology guidance for development of Army materiel for world wide use  extended abstract
Charles C. Ryerson, Cold Regions Research & Engineering Laboratory, Hanover, NH; and L. Spears, G. Stullenbarger, and L. Page
4:45 PMJ7.4NOAA Climate Users Engagement Using Training and Education Activities  
Marina Timofeyeva, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and J. Verdin, J. Jones, and R. S. Pulwarty
5:00 PMJ7.5Developing indicators to support climate change policy and programs  
Jason Samenow, EPA, Washington, DC
5:15 PMJ7.6Beyond the boundary: it takes a village to provide climate services  
Daniel Ferguson, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and G. Owen
 
4:00 PM-5:00 PM, Wednesday, B304
Session 10 Water Resources and Forecasting Applications
Cochairs: Thomas Adams, NOAA/NWS, Wilmington, OH; Andrew W. Wood, 3TIER, Inc., Seattle, WA
4:00 PM10.1Multiobjective, manifoldly constrained Monte Carlo optimization and uncertainty estimation for an operational hydrologic forecast model  extended abstract
Sean W. Fleming, BC Hydro, Burnaby, BC, Canada; and F. A. Weber and S. Weston
4:30 PM10.2A comparison of statistical and explicit short-term hydrological forecasting techniques  extended abstract
Glenn E. Van Knowe, MESO, Inc., Troy, NY; and K. T. Waight, M. Ceperuelo, J. Aymamí, S. Parés, S. Arumugam, and J. Oh
4:45 PM10.3Dynamic-enforced Statistical Downscaling of Global Seasonal Prediction of Precipitation for Regional Hydrological Applications  
Yubao Liu, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and D. Rostkier-Edelstein, A. Givati, W. Wu, G. Descombes, T. Warner, and S. Swerdlin
 
5:30 PM-6:30 PM, Wednesday, Exhibit Hall B1
Reception in Exhibit Hall (Cash Bar)
 
7:00 PM-9:00 PM, Wednesday, Thomas Murphy Ballroom 1-4
AMS Annual Awards Banquet
 
Thursday, 21 January 2010
7:30 AM-8:30 AM, Thursday, B208
Washington Symposium Breakfast
 
8:30 AM-9:45 AM, Thursday, B216
Joint Session 8 Surface/Atmosphere Interactions Part I (Joint between the 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change and the 24th Conference on Hydrology)
Cochairs: Yongkang Xue, University of California, Los Angeles, CA; Randy Koster, NASA/GSFC
8:30 AMJ8.1Identifying parameters to describe local land-atmosphere coupling  
M. Ek, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Suitland, MD; and C. Jacobs, J. A. Santanello Jr., and O. Tuinenburg
8:45 AMJ8.2Investigation of land surface process over the ARM SGP in 1997 summer using a single-column model  
Kyung-Hee Seol, Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea; and S. Y. Hong and M. Kanamitsu
9:00 AMJ8.3A Modeling and Observational Framework for Diagnosing Local Land-Atmosphere Coupling on Diurnal Time Scales  
Christa Peters-Lidard, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and J. A. Santanello Jr., S. V. Kumar, C. Alonge, and W. K. Tao
9:15 AMJ8.4Idealized model for changes in equilibrium temperature, mixed layer depth and boundary layer cloud over land in a doubled CO2 climate  
Alan K. Betts, Atmospheric Research, Pittsford, VT
9:30 AMJ8.5Great Plains irrigation produces enhanced summer precipitation in the Midwest  
Anthony DeAngelis, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ; and Y. Fan, A. Robock, M. D. Kustu, and D. A. Robinson
 
9:45 AM-1:30 PM, Thursday
Exhibits Open
 
9:45 AM-11:00 AM, Thursday, Exhibit Hall B2
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
 
11:00 AM-12:15 PM, Thursday, B216
Joint Session 11 Surface/Atmosphere Interactions Part II (Joint between the 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change and the 24th Conference on Hydrology)
Chair: Yongkang Xue, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
11:00 AMJ11.1Groundwater-land surface-atmosphere feedbacks: impacts of groundwater on land-atmosphere fluxes, convective storms, and frontal precipitation  extended abstract
Ian M. Ferguson, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO; and R. M. Maxwell
11:15 AMJ11.2Four-dimensional visualization and analysis of convective rainfall generation along an abrupt land use / land cover boundary in northwest Mississippi  
Jamie L. Dyer, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS
11:30 AMJ11.3Global evidence of hydroclimate changes due to urbanization  
J. Marshall Shepherd, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA
11:45 AMJ11.4Vegetation and climate variability in North America—a study using the SSiB4/TRIFFID biophysical/dynamic vegetation model  
Yongkang Xue, University of California, Los Angeles, CA; and Z. Q. Zhang
12:00 PMJ11.5Impacts of land surface processes on the South American Monsoon System simulations: A GCM study  
Hsi-Yen Ma, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA; and C. R. Mechoso, Y. Xue, H. Xiao, C. M. Wu, and F. De Sales
 
1:30 PM-3:00 PM, Thursday, B216
Joint Session 12 Surface/Atmosphere Interactions Part III (Joint between the 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change and the 24th Conference on Hydrology)
Chair: Yongkang Xue, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
1:30 PMJ12.1The heat low over Pakistan/northwestern India: spatiotemporal evolution and forcing mechanisms  
Massimo A. Bollasina, NOAA/GFDL, Princeton, NJ; and S. Nigam
1:45 PMJ12.2Impact of land use change on the regional climate of Mount Kilimanjaro  extended abstract
Jonathan G. Fairman Jr., Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and U. S. Nair and S. A. Christopher
2:00 PMJ12.3Impact of Vegetation on the Global Monsoons  
Michael Notaro, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
2:15 PMJ12.4The Second Phase of the Global Land-Atmosphere Coupling Experiment (GLACE-2)  
Randal D. Koster, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and T. Yamada, S. Mahanama, Z. Guo, P. A. Dirmeyer, and B. J. J. M. Van den Hurk
2:30 PMJ12.5The Impact of Coupled versus Observed SST on Summer Season Predictions over America with the NCEP CFS Using Different Land Surface Models and Different Initial Conditions  
Rongqian Yang, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and M. Ek, J. Meng, and K. Mitchell
2:45 PMJ12.6Effects of land-atmosphere coupling strength on coupled WRF/Noah model 0-24 h forecasts of warm-season precipitation in the central United States  
S. B. Trier, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and F. Chen, K. W. Manning, and M. A. LeMone
 
3:00 PM-3:30 PM, Thursday
Coffee Break in Meeting Room Foyer
 
3:30 PM-5:15 PM, Thursday, B216
Joint Session 13 Surface/Atmosphere Interactions Part IV (Joint between the 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change and the 24th Conference on Hydrology)
Chair: Yongkang Xue, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
3:30 PMJ13.1The African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analysis land surface model inter-comparison project (ALMIP): Applications in coupled model studies  
Aaron A. Boone, CNRM, Toulouse, Midi-Pyrenees, France
3:45 PMJ13.2Oceanic origin of the precipitation jump in the Sahel  
W. Timothy Liu, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and X. Xie and K. B. Katsaros
4:00 PMJ13.3Investigation of Southern Great Plains atmospheric moisture budget for CLASIC  
Peter J. Lamb, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and A. Zangvil and D. H. Portis
4:15 PMJ13.4Quantifying land-atmosphere interaction with satellite remote sensing: Current capabilities, findings, and limits  
Craig R. Ferguson, Institute of Industrial Science The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan; and E. F. Wood
4:30 PMJ13.5What really caused the Dust Bowl?  
Jeffrey A. Lee, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX; and T. E. Gill
4:45 PMJ13.6Multiscale Atmospheric Simulations Over a Complex and Heterogeneous Terrain: Surface Variability and Land-Atmosphere Interactions  extended abstract
Charles Talbot, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; and E. Bou-Zeid and J. Smith
5:00 PMJ13.7Evaluating Modeled Snow-Atmosphere Coupling for Different Atmospheric and Physiographic Conditions  
Kristi R. Arsenault, George Mason University, Calverton, MD; and F. Chen, M. Barlage, P. A. Dirmeyer, P. R. Houser, and K. Manning
 
5:00 PM-5:05 PM, Thursday
AMS 90th Annual Meeting Adjourns
 

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