22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change

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Sunday, 17 January 2010

7:30 AM-9:00 AM: Sunday, 17 January 2010


Short Course Registration

9:00 AM-6:00 PM: Sunday, 17 January 2010


Annual Meeting Registration Begins

12:00 PM-4:00 PM: Sunday, 17 January 2010


Weatherfest

3:00 PM-4:00 PM: Sunday, 17 January 2010


First-Time Attendee Briefing
Location: B314 (GWCC)

5:00 PM-6:00 PM: Sunday, 17 January 2010


Annual Meeting Review and Fellows Awards
Location: B314 (GWCC)

6:00 PM-7:00 PM: Sunday, 17 January 2010


Fellows Reception
Location: Exhibit Hall B2 (GWCC)

Monday, 18 January 2010

7:30 AM-5:30 PM: Monday, 18 January 2010


Registration Open

9:00 AM-10:30 AM: Monday, 18 January 2010


Presidential Forum
Location: Thomas Murphy Ballroom 1 and 2 (GWCC)

10:30 AM-11:00 AM: Monday, 18 January 2010


Coffee Break in Meeting Room Foyer

11:00 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 18 January 2010

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Joint Session 1
Mitigation and adaptation to climate change
Location: B216 (GWCC)
Hosts: (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
  11:00 AM
J1.1
Regional climate modeling and decision aids
Glenn Higgins, Northrop Grumann TASC, Chantilly, VA; and D. Apling, R. Alliss, and H. Kiley
  11:15 AM
J1.2
Bounded rationality in climate change policy development
Amanda H. Lynch, Brown University, Providence, RI; and R. D. Brunner

  11:30 AM
J1.5
Climate Change Adaptation in Southwest Ecosystems
Gregg M. Garfin, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
  11:45 AM
J1.3
Seeing 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 PM
J1.4
Advancing Climate Adaptation in Wildlife Conservation
Amanda Staudt, National Wildlife Federation, Reston, VA; and D. Inkley, P. Glick, B. Stein, N. Edelson, and J. Kostyack
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Session 1
Observed Seasonal to Interannual Variability: I Part 1
Location: B215 (GWCC)
Host: 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chair: David A. R. Kristovich, ISWS, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois
  11:15 AM
1.2
Decomposition of synoptic eddy structure and its induced dynamical feedback onto NAO
Hong-Li Ren, China Meteorological Administration, Beijing, China; and F. F. Jin

  11:30 AM
1.3
The significance of equatorial westerlies
Peter J. Webster, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and H. R. Chang

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Monday, 18 January 2010


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Monday, 18 January 2010

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Session 2A
Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States Part I
Location: B215 (GWCC)
Host: 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chair: Peter Schultz, U.S. Climate Change Science Program
  1:30 PM
2A.1
Introduction to the Report
Thomas R. Karl and SOK FAC Author Team, NOAA/NCDC, Asheville, NC
  2:00 PM
2A.3
Ecosystems Impacts
Anthony Janetos, Univ of Maryland, College Park, MD
  2:15 PM
2A.4
Key national impacts
Thomas C. Peterson and SOK FAC Author Team, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC
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Session 2B
Observed Seasonal to Interannual Variability: I Part 2
Location: B216 (GWCC)
Host: 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chair: David A. R. Kristovich, ISWS, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois
  1:30 PM
2B.1
Meteorological impact on MODIS observed boreal fire counts: the role of lightning
David A. Peterson, University of Nebaska, Lincoln, NE; and J. Wang, C. Ichoku, and L. A. Remer
  2:00 PM
2B.3
Spatial patterns of rainfall variability over western equatorial Africa
Amin K. Dezfuli, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and S. E. Nicholson

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Monday, 18 January 2010


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Exhibit Hall B2 (GWCC)

Poster Session
Observed and Projected Climate Change
Host: 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change
 
56
30-year vegetation trend analysis: Global and Regional
Felix Kogan, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD

 
57
The Impact of deforestation on the regional climate of Maya lowlands of Guatemala
Vani Starry Manoharan, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and R. M. Welch and R. O. Lawton

 
58
Modeling and measurements of the ABL in Sofia, Bulgaria
Ekaterina Batchvarova, National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology, Sofia, Bulgaria; and E. Pisoni and G. Finzi

Handout (88.0 kB)

 
60
Sensitivity of planetary boundary layer to varying volumetric soil moisture
Astrid Suarez-Gonzalez, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY; and A. I. Quintanar, R. Mahmood, A. Beltran-Przekurat, and R. A. Pielke Sr.

 
P1.4 has been moved new paper number 10.1A

 
61
Relation between the physical processes and spectral nudging in simulating regional climate
Yoo-Bin Yhang, Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea; and S. Y. Hong

Handout (770.8 kB)

 
62
RAMS modeled differences between 1970 and 2005 summer daytime temperatures and winds in Coastal California
B. Lebassi, Santa Clara Univ., Santa Clara, CA; and J. E. González and R. Bornstein

 
63
Climate change illustrated by data from three Indian Ocean islands in the French Southern and Antarctic Territories: New Amsterdam, Kerguelen, and Crozet
Harvey Stern, Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne, Vic., Australia; and J. Cornall-Reilly, P. McBride, and J. Dahni

Handout (167.9 kB)

 
64
Southeast US Extreme Precipitation Events Footprint in Inter-Annual Variability
Steven C. Chan, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and V. Misra

Handout (257.8 kB)

 
65
Evaluation of long-term trends in spring onset in the Northern Europe using Singular Spectral Analysis
M.J. Esteban-Parra, University of Granada, Granada, Spain; and S. R. Gamiz-Fortis, D. Argüeso, J. M. Hidalgo-Muñoz, D. Calandria-Hernandez, and Y. Castro-Diez

Handout (112.3 kB)

 
66
Characterizing Multi-Decadal Temperature Variability in the Southeastern United States
Marcus D. Williams, Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies, Tallahassee, FL; and M. Griffin, M. A. Bourassa, and D. F. Zierden

 
67
Interannual variations and climate change projections of upper tropospheric water vapor in different tropical ocean basins
Huiwen Chuang, Univerisity of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; and H. Su, X. Huang, J. Jiang, and W. Read

 
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69
Alternative normals, version 1.0
Anthony Arguez, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and R. S. Vose

Handout (81.8 kB)

 
70
Effects of tropical cyclone damage on the climate of the U.S. Gulf Coast
Laura E. Becker, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

 
71
GPS Precipitable Water Observations of Atmospheric River Events
James D. Means, SIO/Univ. of California, La Jolla, CA; and D. R. Cayan

 
72
Investigating tree-ring isotopes and trace elements in larch to determine links with climate in Southern Siberia
A. A. Knorre, Institute of Forest, Russian Academy of Sciences SB, Krasnoyarsk, Russia; and A. V. Kirdyanov, M. Saurer, R. T. Siegwolf, M. V. Bryukhanova, A. M. Grachev, E. P. Chebykin, E. L. Goldberg, I. P. Panyushkina, S. W. Leavitt, and E. A. Vaganov

 
73
Decrease in the summer rainfall of the southern United States coast and the Caribbean due to climate change
Roque Vinicio Céspedes, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Hialeah, FL; and G. J. Holland, L. O. Mearns, and B. J. Soden

Handout (634.4 kB)

 
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75
A climatological analysis of antecedent drought and spring tornadic activity
Theresa Anderson, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA; and J. M. Shepherd

 
76
Meso-&beta scale precipitation systems evolved at Tsushima Straits during late Baiu season in 2009
Hirohisa Mizuno, Kumamoto Univ., Kumamoto, Japan; and K. Tanaka

Handout (1.1 MB)

 
77
Have the Southern Hemisphere storm tracks been strengthening after 1979?
Yanjuan Guo, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA; and E. K. M. Chang

 
78
Impact of LCLU changes in coastal tropical regions under conditions of global climate change
Jorge E. González, City College of New York, New York, NY; and D. E. Comarazamy

 
79
The long-term climatology of Mid-Mississippi Valley dewpoints and the implications for regional climate
Nicholas B. Smith, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO; and P. Guinan, M. D. Chesser, and A. R. Lupo

Handout (707.9 kB)

 
81
Evaluation of simulated climate trends of the Carpathian basin using PRECIS outputs for 2071-2100
Judit Bartholy, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary; and R. Pongracz and I. Pieczka

Handout (2.8 MB)

 
83
An Empirical Model and Evidence for Studies in Global Change
R. Suseela Reddy Jr., Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; and F. Tuluri, H. Natarajan, V. Shankar, D. Lu, and Q. L. Williams

 
84
California rainfall is becoming greater, with heavier storms
Daniel Killam, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA; and A. Bui, W. C. Patzert, J. K. Willis, S. LaDochy, and P. Ramirez

Handout (225.8 kB)

 
85
Anomalous temperature regimes during the cool season
Robert X. Black, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA

 
86
Dependence of ozone lamina characteristics on the distance from the polar vortex edge—possible relation to climate change
Peter Krizan, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Prague, Czech Republic; and M. Kozubek

Handout (452.6 kB)

4:00 PM-5:00 PM: Monday, 18 January 2010

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Session 3
Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States Part II
Location: B215 (GWCC)
Host: 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chair: Peter Schultz, U.S. Climate Change Science Program
  4:00 PM
3.1
U.S. regional climate change impacts
Donald J. Wuebbles, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
  4:30 PM
3.2
Global climate change impacts in the United States: Adaptation
Roger S. Pulwarty, NOAA, Boulder, CO; and T. FAC Author Team
  4:45 PM
3.3
An Agenda for Climate Impacts Science
Jack A. Kaye, NASA, Science Mission Directorate, Washington, DC; and T. FAC Author Team

4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Monday, 18 January 2010

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Joint Session 2
Education Initiatives on Climate Variability and Global Climate Change
Location: B214 (GWCC)
Hosts: (Joint between the 19th Symposium on Education; and the 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change )
Cochairs: Diane M. Stanitski, NOAA; David R. Easterling, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC
  4:00 PM
J2.1
  4:15 PM
J2.2
Climate Variability: Learning by Experience
Nolan J. Doesken, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and H. Reges, R. Cifelli, J. Turner, and Z. Schwalbe
  4:30 PM
J2.3
AMS Climate Studies: Using real-world datasets in promoting climate science literacy
James A. Brey, American Meteorological Society, Washington, DC; and I. W. Geer, J. M. Moran, R. S. Weinbeck, E. W. Mills, B. A. Blair, E. J. Hopkins, T. P. Kiley Jr., and E. E. Ruwe
  4:45 PM
J2.4
Public participation in climate science research: Plant phenology, climate change, and Project BudBurst
Sandra Henderson, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and K. Meymaris, P. Alaback, K. Havens, and J. Schwarz
  5:00 PM
J2.5
  5:15 PM
J2.6
Participating the climate change in school: an Italian case study
Valentina Grasso, Italian National Research Council, Institute of Biometeorology, Florence, Italy; and F. Manzoli, F. Conti, F. Zabini, and T. Ercoli
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Joint Session 9
Predictability, Prediction and Impact of Drought: I
Location: B216 (GWCC)
Hosts: (Joint between the 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change; and the 18th Conference on Applied Climatology )
Cochairs: Ning Zeng, University of Maryland; Siegfried D. Schubert, Global Modeling and Assimilation Office
  4:00 PM
J9.1
  4:15 PM
J9.2
Interdecadal Modulation of the Impact of ENSO on Drought over the United States
Kingtse C. Mo, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC, Camp Springs, MD; and J. K. E. Schemm
  4:45 PM
J9.4
Assessing sources of skill in forecasts of meteorological drought on seasonal to interannual time scales
Bradfield Lyon, International Research Institute for Climate and Society, Palisades, NY; and M. A. Bell
  5:00 PM
J9.5
Recent Developments in Operational Long-Range Prediction at CPC
E. A. O'Lenic, NOAA/NWS/CPC, Camp Springs, MD; and D. A. Unger
  5:15 PM
J9.6
Future Water Availability in a Warming World
Jennifer Alltop Aminzade, Columbia University, New York, NY; and D. H. Rind

5:30 PM-7:30 PM: Monday, 18 January 2010


Opening of the Exhibit Hall with Reception
Location: Exhibit Hall B1 (GWCC)

Tuesday, 19 January 2010

8:30 AM-9:45 AM: Tuesday, 19 January 2010

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Session 4A
Seasonal to Interannual Prediction Part I
Location: B215 (GWCC)
Host: 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chair: Chris K. Folland, United Kingdom Meteorological Office
  8:45 AM
4A.2
Representation of MJO variability in the NCEP Climate Forecast System
Scott Weaver, NOAA Climate Prediction Center, Camp Springs, MD; and W. Wang and A. Kumar
  9:00 AM
4A.3
Variations in the tropical planetary boundary layer
Aaron Paget, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT; and K. Campbell and P. Ruscher
  9:15 AM
4A.4
Tropical Pacific - North Pacific teleconnection in a coupled GCM
Annalisa Cherchi, Centro EuroMediterraneo per i Cambiamenti Climatici/Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Bologna, Italy; and S. Masina and A. Navarra
  9:30 AM
4A.5
Recent slowing of global warming and real-time forecasts for the year ahead, 2000–2010
Chris K. Folland, United Kingdom Meteorological Office, Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom; and A. Colman
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Session 4B
Tropical Cyclones: Past, Present and Future Part I
Location: B216 (GWCC)
Host: 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chair: Michael C. Kruk, STG, Inc.
  8:30 AM
4B.1
  8:45 AM
4B.2
The Impact of SST Boundary Condition on Tropical Cyclone Track, Intensity, and Structure
Henry R. Winterbottom, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and E. Chassignet
  9:00 AM
4B.3
Modeling Future Changes in Atlantic Hurricane Activity
Steven M. Quiring, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and S. D. Guikema, R. Nateghi, and A. B. Schumacher
  9:15 AM
4B.4
AIRS impact on precipitation analysis and forecast of Tropical Cyclone Nargis in a global data assimilation and forecast system
Yaping Zhou, Morgan State University, Greenbelt, MD; and W. K. M. Lau and O. Reale

  9:30 AM
4B.5

9:45 AM-11:00 AM: Tuesday, 19 January 2010


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Exhibit Hall B2 (GWCC)
Recording files available
Poster Session
Seasonal to Interannual Variability: Observations and Predictions
Host: 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change
 
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88
Statistics of multi-season precipitation deficits across the contiguous United States
David S. Gutzler, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM; and D. Kann

 
89
Global monitoring of tropical cyclones with a dual-frequency scatterometer
Michael J. Brennan, NOAA/NWS/NHC, Miami, FL; and R. D. Knabb

 
90
Change in relationship between western North Pacific tropical cyclone frequency and the tropical Pacific SST
Sang-Wook Yeh, Korea Ocean Research & Development Institute, Ansan, South Korea; and S. K. Kang, B. P. Kirtman, and C. H. Kim

Handout (109.8 kB)

 
91
National Unified Operational Prediction Capability: Progress and National Research Intiatives
Fred Toepfer, NOAA/NWS, Silver Springs, MD; and D. McCarren and S. A. Sandgathe

Handout (745.4 kB)

 
92
Nino3.4 warming trend and extreme rainfall events with flood and drought years over India
Umesh Kumar Singh, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune, Maharashtra, India; and P. P. Sarthi and P. S. Salvekar

 
93
Harvesting Model Uncertainty for the Simulation of Interannual Variations
Vasubandhu Misra, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

 
94
Revitalization of Namias' Climatological Isentropic Analysis
Randall S. Cerveny, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; and K. DeBiasse, M. B. Pace, A. W. Ellis, and R. C. Balling

 
95
Intraseasonal variability of the cool-season North American coastal cyclonic activity
Yi Deng, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and T. Jiang

Handout (1.8 MB)

 
96
Atmospheric and oceanic forcing of the eddy kinetic energy in the Labrador Sea
Hao Luo, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and A. Bracco and Y. Zhong

 
97
Revisit: Impacts of ENSO on United States tornadic activity
Precious Lewis, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and J. J. O'Brien, M. Griffin, and P. W. Leftwich Jr.

 
98
Relationship between reductions of summer precipitation in North China and atmospheric circulation anomalies
Hao Li-sheng Sr., Nanjing University of Information Science &Technology, Shijiazhuang, China; and D. Yi-hui Sr.

 
100
Modelling the spring Douro river flow using SST
S.R. Gámiz-Fortis, University of Granada, Granada, Spain; and M. J. Esteban-Parra, D. Argüeso, J. M. Hidalgo-Múñoz, D. Calandria-Hernández, and Y. Castro-Díez

Handout (257.3 kB)

 
101
Modeling southwest Florida tornadoes
Charles H. Paxton, NOAA/NWS, Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin, FL; and C. N. Carlisle, J. M. Collins, and A. N. Williams

Handout (908.8 kB)

 
102
Validation and development of existing and new RAOB-based warm-season convective wind forecasting tools for Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and Kennedy Space Center
Mitchell H. McCue, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH; and J. P. Koermer, T. R. Boucher, and W. P. Roeder

Handout (1.3 MB)

 
103
Evaluation of WSR-88D methods to predict warm-season convective wind events at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and Kennedy Space Center
James J. Rennie, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH; and J. P. Koermer, T. R. Boucher, and W. P. Roeder

Handout (1.3 MB)

 
104
Regional variation of convective structure at monsoon onset across South America inferred from TRMM observations
Richard Barnhill, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and T. M. Rickenbach, R. Nieto Ferreira, E. Wright, and S. W. Nesbitt

 
105
Effects of Cold Fronts on the onset of the South American Monsoon
Emily Wright, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC; and R. Nieto Ferreira, T. M. Rickenbach, and R. Barnhill

Handout (1011.2 kB)

 
106
The effects of altered vegetation on local climate change with respect to glaciers atop Mt. Kilimanjaro
Sean Heuser, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and F. Semazzi

 
107
Poster 107 moved to 14IOAS. New paper number 3.5

 
108
Blending seperate probabilities of a joint event
Albert R. Boehm, Retired, Huntsville, AL

 
109
Initial Results of Calibrating the Baron LIS-NOAH V2 Fully Distributed Hydrological Modeling System for the DMIP Elk River Basin
John McHenry, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems, Raleigh, NC; and D. J. Gochis, D. N. Yates, and C. J. Coats Jr.

Handout (527.6 kB)

 
110
The Replication of ENSO-related anomalies over the United States by several AMIP Models
Michelle L'Heureux, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC, Camp Springs, MD; and A. Kumar, W. Wang, and B. Jha

 
112
An examination of the spatial and temporal extent of the climate memory of tropical cyclones
Benjamin Schenkel, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and R. Hart

Handout (1.3 MB)

 
113
Large-scale dynamical processes associated with summer intraseasonal variability over South America
Paula L. M. Gonzalez, Centro de Investigaciones del Mar y la Atmosfera, Buenos Aires, Argentina; and C. Vera, B. Liebmann, and G. N. Kiladis

 
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Estimates of the precision of GPS radio occultation bending angles in the neutral atmosphere from the COSMIC/ FORMOSAT-3 Mission
William S. Schreiner, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. Sokolovskiy, C. Rocken, and D. Hunt

 
116
Multi-model seasonal climate hindcast skill and predictability for the Southeast United States
Lydia Stefanova, Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies, Tallahassee, FL; and V. Misra, J. J. O'Brien, and E. Chassignet

 
117
Interannual variability and prediction of Northwest Australian tropical cyclones
Kevin H. Goebbert, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN; and L. M. Leslie

 
118
Changes in spatial and temporal properties of Pacific warming
Hye-Mi Kim, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and P. J. Webster

 
119
Future change in Southern Hemisphere atmospheric blocking simulated using a 20-km-mesh AGCM
Mio Matsueda, Advanced Earth Science and Technology Organization/Meteorological Research Institute, Tsukuba, Japan; and H. Endo and R. Mizuta

 
121
An observational analysis of middle tropospheric stable layers over the tropical western Pacific ARM sites
Bradley R. Charboneau, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX; and D. J. Posselt

11:00 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 19 January 2010

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Session 5A
Seasonal to Interannual Prediction Part II
Location: B215 (GWCC)
Host: 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chair: Chris K. Folland, United Kingdom Meteorological Office
  11:00 AM
5A.1
Multi-model (dynamical and statistical) high-resolution seasonal climate forecasting system: An application to the southeast US
Young-Kwon Lim, COAPS, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL; and L. Stefanova, D. W. Shin, S. Cocke, S. Chan, V. Misra, G. A. Baigorria, J. J. O'Brien, and J. W. Jones
  11:15 AM
5A.2
  11:30 AM
5A.3
Extending operational probabilistic forecasts of Ganges and Brahmaputra river flow to 15-day and monthly time scales
Jun Jian, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and P. J. Webster, T. M. Hopson, H. R. Chang, and C. D. Hoyos

  11:45 AM
5A.4
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Session 5B
Tropical Cyclones: Past, Present and Future Part II
Location: B216 (GWCC)
Host: 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chair: Michael C. Kruk, STG, Inc.
  11:15 AM
5B.2
Probabilistic discrimination between large-scale environments of intensifying and decaying African Easterly Waves
Paula A. Agudelo, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and C. D. Hoyos, J. A. Curry, and P. J. Webster
  11:30 AM
5B.3
Extreme rainstorms in advance of tropical cyclones
Lance F. Bosart, SUNY/Univ. at Albany, Albany, NY; and T. J. Galarneau Jr., J. M. Cordeira, and B. J. Moore
  11:45 AM
5B.4
The North Atlantic subtropical high and tropical cyclone tracks
Angela J. Colbert, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Miami, FL; and B. J. Soden

11:00 AM-6:00 PM: Tuesday, 19 January 2010


Exhibits Open
Location: Exhibit Hall B1 (GWCC)

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Tuesday, 19 January 2010


Kuettner Symposium Luncheon
Location: B208 (GWCC)
  12:00 PM
B1.1
Joach Kuettner—A Man in Love with the Sky
Einar Enevoldson, The Perlan Project, Emeryville, CA


Lunch Break (Cash and Carry in Exhibit Hall)

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Tuesday, 19 January 2010

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Session 6
Observed Climate Change: I
Location: B215 (GWCC)
Host: 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chair: Michael Palecki, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC
  1:30 PM
6.1
On the reliability of the U.S. surface temperature record
Claude N. Williams Jr., NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and M. J. Menne and M. Palecki
  1:45 PM
6.2
Decadal changes in cloudiness over the Amazon forests: Observations and potential causes
Paola Arias, Univ. of Texas, Austin, TX; and R. Fu, C. D. Hoyos, and W. Li

  2:15 PM
6.4
Anticipated trends in atmospheric water vapor and the challenge of quantifying them
David N. Whiteman, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and K. Vermeesch, R. Boers, L. Oman, and B. J. Soden
  2:30 PM
6.5
A study of Arctic cloud data and Arctic cloud variability
Neil P. Barton, LLNL, Livermore, CA; and D. E. Veron
  2:45 PM
6.6
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Joint Session 10
Predictability, Prediction and Impact of Drought: II
Location: B216 (GWCC)
Hosts: (Joint between the 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change; and the 18th Conference on Applied Climatology )
Cochairs: Ning Zeng, University of Maryland; Siegfried D. Schubert, Global Modeling and Assimilation Office
  1:30 PM
J10.1
Toward the next generation of seasonal drought outlooks
Douglas M. Le Comte, NOAA/NWS, Camp Springs, MD; and E. O'Lenic and W. Higgins
  1:45 PM
J10.2
The physical mechanisms by which the leading patterns of SST variability impact U.S. precipitation
Hailan Wang, NASA, Hampton, VA; and S. D. Schubert, M. J. Suarez, and R. D. Koster
  2:00 PM
J10.3
Optimal Tropical Sea Surface Temperature Forcing of North American Drought
Sang-Ik Shin, Univ. of Colorado and NOAA ESRL, Boulder, CO; and P. D. Sardeshmukh

  2:15 PM
J10.4A
NCEP/NLDAS Seasonal Drought Prediction over the Continental US Using the Seasonal Forecast System Developed by Princeton University and University of Washington
Youlong Xia, NOAA/NCEP/EMC, Camp Springs, MD; and M. Ek, E. Wood, L. Luo, J. Sheffield, D. P. Lettenmaier, B. Livneh, and K. Mitchell

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Tuesday, 19 January 2010


Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
Location: Exhibit Hall B1 (GWCC)

3:30 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 19 January 2010

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Joint Session 4
Research on extreme weather and climate events and inter-relationships
Location: B216 (GWCC)
Hosts: (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
  3:30 PM
J4.1
The 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 PM
J4.2
A 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
  4:15 PM
J4.4
Heat waves and cold spells in a warming climate
Karsten Steinhaeuser, ORNL, Oak Ridge, TN; and A. R. Ganguly
  4:30 PM
J4.6
Extreme european weather regimes
Ricardo Morais Fonseca, Portugal; and B. J. Hoskins and M. Blackburn
  4:45 PM
J4.7
Meteorological 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
  5:15 PM
J4.5
Climatological, meteorological, and societal implications for the large number of fatalities from central Florida Dry Season tornadoes during El Niño
Bartlett C. Hagemeyer, NOAA/NWS, Melbourne, FL; and L. A. Jordan, A. L. Moses, S. M. Spratt, and D. F. Van Dyke III
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Joint Session 15
Hydrology Applications in a Non-Stationary Climate
Location: B212 (GWCC)
Hosts: (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; James Noel, NOAA/NWS/Ohio River Forecast Center
  3:30 PM
J15.1
  4:00 PM
J15.2
Climate 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 PM
J15.3
Seasonal 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 PM
J15.4
Projecting 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 PM
J15.5
  5:15 PM
J15.6
Structure 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-5:45 PM: Tuesday, 19 January 2010

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Session 7
Special session on long-term climate variability and change emphasizing paleoclimatic observations and modeling
Location: B215 (GWCC)
Host: 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Organizers: Bette L. Otto-Bliesner, NCAR; David R. Easterling, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC; David M. Anderson, National Climatic Data Center Paleoclimatology Branch
Chair: David M. Anderson, National Climatic Data Center Paleoclimatology Branch
  4:15 PM
7.3
Proxy-model comparisons of North Atlantic sea surface conditions prior to the 8.2 ka event
Kelsey Watkins, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND; and A. Wagner and C. Morrill
  4:30 PM
7.4
Assessing model sensitivity to North Atlantic freshwater perturbations using past abrupt climate events
Carrie Morrill, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Boulder, CO; and A. Wagner, B. L. Otto-Bliesner, and N. Rosenbloom
  4:45 PM
7.5
The climate of past interglacials: polar warmth and sea level rise
Bette L. Otto-Bliesner, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and N. Rosenbloom and E. Brady
  5:00 PM
7.6
  5:15 PM
7.7
Transient Simulation of Last Deglaciation Climate Evolution with a New Mechanism for Bølling-Allerød Warming
Zhengyu Liu, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and B. Otto-Bliesner, F. He, E. Brady, R. Tomas, P. U. Clark, A. E. Carlson, J. Lynch-Stieglitz, W. Curry, D. J. Erickson III, R. Jacob, J. E. Kutzbach, and J. Cheng
  5:30 PM
7.8
Can oceanic meridional overturning circulation cause abrupt climate change
Aixue Hu, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and G. Meehl and W. Han

Wednesday, 20 January 2010

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Wednesday, 20 January 2010

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Joint Session 5
Advances in Modeling, From Local through Regional to Large Scale, and From Deterministic to Ensemble-Probabilistic Prediction Part I
Location: B215 (GWCC)
Hosts: (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
  8:30 AM
J5.1
On the seamless prediction of weather and climate
Timothy N. Palmer, ECMWF, Reading, United Kingdom
  8:45 AM
J5.2
  9:00 AM
J5.3
  9:15 AM
J5.4
North 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 AM
J5.5
Aquaplanet GCM simulations of tropical intraseasonal variability
Eric D. Maloney, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and W. Hannah
  9:45 AM
J5.6
Factors affecting forecast skill of the MJO over the Maritime Continent
Augustin Vintzileos, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC - SAIC, Camp Springs, MD
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Joint Session 14
Earth Science Information Systems Part I
Location: B218 (GWCC)
Hosts: (Joint between the 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change; and the 26th Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology )
Cochairs: Nancy N. Soreide, NOAA/PMEL; Stephen M. Holt, Noblis, Inc.
  8:30 AM
J14.1
U.S. and global in situ datasets for the analysis of climate variability and change
Jay Lawrimore, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and B. Gleason, C. N. Williams Jr., M. J. Menne, and W. E. Angel
  8:45 AM
J14.2
On the use of a coastal mesonet to improve operations at an NWS forecast office
James Titlow III, WeatherFlow Inc., Poquoson, VA; and M. Willis
  9:00 AM
J14.3
Multigraph: interactive data graphs on the web
Mark Phillips, Univ. of North Carolina, Asheville, NC; and D. Eldreth
  9:15 AM
J14.4
An Operational Tsunami Forecast Tool
Donald W. Denbo, JISAO/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and J. R. Osborne, C. K. Pells, and M. A. Traum
  9:30 AM
J14.5
Communicating recent changes in the Arctic environment
Nancy N. Soreide, NOAA/PMEL, Seattle, WA; and J. E. Overland, J. A. Richter-Menge, H. Eicken, and J. Calder
  9:45 AM
J14.6
A record of Washington D.C. dew point temperatures from the 1840s
Paula J. Brown, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and A. T. DeGaetano

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Wednesday, 20 January 2010


Coffee Break in Meeting Room Foyer

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Wednesday, 20 January 2010

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Joint Session 6
Advances in Modeling, From Local through Regional to Large Scale, and From Deterministic to Ensemble-Probabilistic Prediction Part II
Location: B215 (GWCC)
Hosts: (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
  10:30 AM
J6.1
  11:00 AM
J6.3
Evaluation of the new Australian climate model ACCESS
Ian G. Watterson, CAWCR, Aspendale, Victoria, Australia; and L. Rikus, B. Hu, and T. Elliott
  11:15 AM
J6.4
Mesoscale 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 AM
J6.5
Ensemble downscaling of seasonal forecasts
R. W. Arritt, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
  11:45 AM
J6.6
The 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

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Joint Session 7
Earth Science Information Systems Part II
Location: B218 (GWCC)
Hosts: (Joint between the 26th Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology; and the 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change )
Cochairs: Nancy N. Soreide, NOAA/PMEL; Stephen M. Holt, Noblis, Inc.
  10:30 AM
J7.1
Northern Hemisphere snow cover extent during the satellite era
David A. Robinson, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ; and T. W. Estilow
  11:00 AM
J7.2
10 years of height-resolved cloud-track winds from the Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) instrument on the Terra satellite
Michael J. Garay, Raytheon Corporation, Pasadena, CA; and K. Mueller, C. Moroney, V. Jovanovic, D. L. Wu, and D. J. Diner

11:00 AM-6:30 PM: Wednesday, 20 January 2010


Exhibits Open

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Wednesday, 20 January 2010


Lunch Break (Cash and Carry in Exhibit Hall)

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Wednesday, 20 January 2010

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Session 8A
Climate Change Modeling Part I
Location: B215 (GWCC)
Host: 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chair: Gerald L. Potter, Univ. of California Davis
  1:30 PM
8A.1
  1:45 PM
8A.2
  2:00 PM
8A.3
  2:15 PM
8A.4
Using the 1997–1998 El Nino as a test case for climate model response
Gerald L. Potter, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; and D. J. Posselt, R. B. Rood, A. Jongeward, M. J. Suarez, and M. M. Rienecker
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Session 8B
Oceanic change such as ocean acidification, sea level rise, and ecosystem changes
Location: B216 (GWCC)
Host: 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chair: David M. Anderson, National Climatic Data Center Paleoclimatology Branch
  1:30 PM
8B.1
Response of the North Pacific decadal variability to multidecadal changes in the tropical sea surface temperature variability
Lina I. Ceballos, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and E. Di Lorenzo and A. Wittenberg

  1:45 PM
8B.2
ENSO and the North Pacific Gyre Oscillation: an integrated view of Pacific decadal dynamics
Emanuele Di Lorenzo, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and N. Schneider, K. M. Cobb, J. C. Furtado, and M. A. Alexander

  2:15 PM
8B.4
A perspective on climate and marine biogeochemistry (ocean acidification) change from paleo proxy evidence
David M. Anderson, National Climatic Data Center Paleoclimatology Branch, Boulder, CO

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Wednesday, 20 January 2010


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Exhibit Hall B2 (GWCC)

Poster Session
Advances in Modeling
Host: 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change
 
400
 
401
Atmospheric circulation trends in millenium-length climate simulations
Jonathan J. Rutz, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and T. Reichler and J. Lu

 
404
Analysis of simulated mean and extreme climate trends for the Eastern/Central European region based on RegCM outputs using A1B scenario
Rita Pongrácz, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary; and J. Bartholy, G. Kovacs, and C. Torma

Handout (703.8 kB)

 
405
Potential changes of future dryness over Korea from a regional climate projection
Eun-Soon Im, Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy; and E. Coppola and F. Giorgi

 
406
4DVAR data assimilation and Adjoint-based sensitivity analysis in an eddy resolving ocean model of the Peruvian Current System
Aneesh Subramanian, SIO/Univ. Of California, La Jolla, CA; and A. J. Miller, B. Cornuelle, and E. Di Lorenzo

 
409
MM5 sensitivity to boundary conditions and domain configuration for climate studies over Southern Spain
D. Argüeso, Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain; and J. M. Hidalgo-Muñoz, D. Calandria-Hernández, S. R. Gámiz-Fortis, M. J. Esteban-Parra, and Y. Castro-Díez

 
410
Diagnosis of ENSO Variability in Coupled CAM/HYCOM Model
John-Paul Michael, FSU, Tallahassee, FL; and V. Misra, J. Yin, and E. Chassignet

Handout (363.4 kB)

 
412
The Land Analysis for the NCEP Climate Forecast System Reanalysis
Jesse Meng, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and M. B. Ek, R. Yang, G. Gayno, and P. Xie

 
414
Capturing time series of stochastic forcing
Cécile Penland, NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO

 
417
An examination of atmospheric circulation in the NARCCAP regional models
Melissa S. Bukovsky, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and L. O. Mearns

 
418
Climatological trends in severe-thunderstorm occurrences from high-resolution WRF simulations
Eric D. Robinson, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and R. J. Trapp, M. E. Baldwin, and N. S. Diffenbaugh

 
419

4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Wednesday, 20 January 2010

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Session 9A
Climate Change Modeling Part II
Location: B215 (GWCC)
Host: 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chair: Gerald L. Potter, Univ. of California Davis
  4:00 PM
9A.1
The role of Arctic clouds during intervals of rapid sea ice loss
Stephen J. Vavrus, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and M. M. Holland and D. Bailey
  4:15 PM
9A.2
Seasonality of polar warming amplification in climate simulations
Jianhua Lu, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL; and M. Cai
  4:30 PM
9A.3
Accelerated Warming of the Southern Ocean and Its Impacts on the Hydrological Cycle and Sea Ice
Jiping Liu, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and J. Curry

  4:45 PM
9A.4
The Atlantic interhemispheric thermal gradient in the 20th century—an asymmetric warming and its possible forcings
Ching-Yee Chang, University Of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA; and J. C. H. Chiang and M. F. Wehner

  5:00 PM
9A.5
Diagnosing projected storm track changes under global warming
Xiaoming Xia, Stony Brook University, SUNY, Stony Brook, NY; and E. K. M. Chang

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Session 9B
Observed Seasonal to Interannual Variability: II
Location: B216 (GWCC)
Host: 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chair: Derek S. Arndt, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC
  4:00 PM
9B.1
The climate of 2009 in historical perspective
Derek S. Arndt, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and A. Sánchez-Lugo, J. Crouch, R. R. Heim Jr., and C. Fenimore
  4:15 PM
9B.2
Three-dimensional characterization of boreal spring-summer climate variability over West Africa
Isaac K. Tetteh, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and F. H. M. Semazzi
  4:30 PM
9B.3
Seasonal differences in tropical intraseasonal variability over South America from the NCEP reanalysis
Fernando Hirata, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and C. D. Hoyos and P. J. Webster

  4:45 PM
9B.4
The influence of Indian Ocean convection on cold season Central-Southwest Asian precipitation extremes
Andrew Hoell, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA; and M. Barlow

  5:00 PM
9B.5
Interannual variations of surface radiation budget
Pamela E. Mlynczak, SSAI, Hampton, VA; and G. L. Smith and P. W. Stackhouse Jr.
  5:15 PM
9B.6

5:30 PM-6:30 PM: Wednesday, 20 January 2010


Reception in Exhibit Hall (Cash Bar)
Location: Exhibit Hall B1 (GWCC)

7:00 PM-9:00 PM: Wednesday, 20 January 2010


AMS Annual Awards Banquet
Location: Thomas Murphy Ballroom 1-4 (GWCC)

Thursday, 21 January 2010

7:30 AM-8:30 AM: Thursday, 21 January 2010


Washington Symposium Breakfast
Location: B208 (GWCC)

8:30 AM-9:45 AM: Thursday, 21 January 2010

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Joint Session 8
Surface/Atmosphere Interactions Part I
Location: B216 (GWCC)
Hosts: (Joint between the 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change; and the 24th Conference on Hydrology )
Cochairs: Yongkang Xue, University of California; Randy Koster, NASA/GSFC
  8:30 AM
J8.1
Identifying 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 AM
J8.2
Investigation 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 AM
J8.3
A 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

  9:30 AM
J8.5
Great 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

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Session 10
Regional Modeling and Downscaling Part I
Location: B215 (GWCC)
Host: 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chair: L. Ruby Leung, PNNL
  8:30 AM
10.1
Simulation of regional climate change under IPCC A2 scenario in southeast China
Zhihong Jiang, Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China; and W. Chen, L. Li, and P. Yiou
  8:45 AM
10.1 Moved to IIPS program. New paper number 3B.4

  8:45 AM
10.2
  9:15 AM
10.4
An assessment of nudging techniques for regional climate modeling: Multi-year NCEP-NCAR reanalysis driven simulations
Jared Bowden, Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC; and T. L. Otte, J. A. Herwehe, and C. G. Nolte
  9:30 AM
10.5

9:45 AM-11:00 AM: Thursday, 21 January 2010


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Exhibit Hall B2 (GWCC)

Poster Session
Surface-Atmosphere Interactions
Host: 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change
 
420
Radar and Lightning Delineation of Urban-enhanced Thunderstorms for Atlanta, Georgia
Walker S. Ashley, Northern Illinois Univ., DeKalb, IL; and M. Bentley and T. Stallins

Handout (172.6 kB)

 
421
Sunspot activity and Atlantic tropical cyclones
Brian Hutton Jr., Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS

Handout (466.4 kB)

 
422
Numerical sensitivity study of the nocturnal low-level jet over a forest canopy and implications for nocturnal surface exchange of carbon dioxide and other trace gases
Andrey Sogachev, Technical University of Denmark, Roskilde, Denmark; and M. Y. Leclerc, H. F. Duarte, D. J. Durden, N. Pingintha, and G. Zhang

 
423
Large-eddy simulations and sensor networks to study flow and heat transport in urban canopies
Elie Bou-Zeid, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; and J. Overney, D. Nadeau, B. D. Rogers, W. Brutsaert, M. Vetterli, and M. B. Parlange

 
424
The dependency of latent heat flux on vapor pressure deficit in lowland evergreen forest in Cambodia
Koji Tamai, Forestry & Forest Products Research Institute, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

 
425
Ensemble forecast spread induced by soil moisture changes
Arturo I. Quintanar, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY; and R. Mahmood

 
428
Cloud base heights in Central African Tropical Montane Cloud Forests Biological Hotspots
Ronald M. Welch, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and V. S. Manoharan, N. Laporte, M. Phillips, and S. Simpson

 
429
Influence of clearcut in a managed pine plantation on flow circulation
Gengsheng Zhang, The University of Georgia, Griffin, GA; and M. Y. Leclerc, A. Karipot, and H. F. Duarte

 
430
Marine boundary layer structure during sea fog events off the west coast of the Korean Peninsula
Chang Ki Kim, Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea; and S. S. Yum

 
431
Sea-surface temperature forcing on a simulated South Pacific Convergence Zone
Matthew J. Widlansky, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI; and P. J. Webster and C. D. Hoyos

 
432
Soil moisture retrieval in infrared remote sensing: a physically-based inversion algorithm
Sungwook Hong, National Meteorological Satellite Center, Korean Meteorological Administration, Jincheon-gun, Chungbuk, South Korea

 
433
Soil moisture retrieval in passive microwave remote sensing: a physically based inversion algorithm
Sungwook Hong, National Meteorological Satellite Center, Korean Meteorological Administration, Jincheon-gun, Chungbuk, South Korea; and I. Shin and M. L. Ou

 
434
Influence of urban land cover dynamics on pre-monsoonal precipitation in Kolkata, India
Chandana Mitra, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA; and J. M. Shepherd

 
436
Analysis of air-sea interactions in the NASA MERRA product
J. Brent Roberts, NASA/MSFC, Huntsville, AL; and F. R. Robertson, C. A. Clayson, and M. G. Bosilovich

 
437
A global perspective of Southern Asian Monsoon annual mean precipitation variations in the Global Precipitation Climatology Project analyses (1979–2006)
Arief Sudradjat, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and A. Gruber, J. E. Janowiak, and R. R. Ferraro

 
438
AN INVESTIGATION OF THE VERTICAL PROFILE OF ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE OVER INDONESIA BASED ON THE FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC DATA ANALYSIS
Eddy Hermawan, Center for Application of Atmospheric Sciences and Climate of National Institute of Aeronautics and Space, Bandung, West Java, Indonesia

 
439
Role of low-level thermodynamics on surface-convection interactions over West-Africa
Francoise Guichard, CNRS/Météo-France UMR 3589, Toulouse, Haute Garonne, France; and F. Couvreux, A. Gounou, A. A. Boone, and M. Nuret

 
565
Rainfed crop production and its association with precipitation, temperature and sea surface temperature anomalies
Mohammad Bannayan, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Faculty of Agriculture, Mashhad, Iran; and S. S. Lotfabadi, S. Sanjani, and A. Mohammadian

9:45 AM-1:30 PM: Thursday, 21 January 2010


Exhibits Open

11:00 AM-12:15 PM: Thursday, 21 January 2010

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Session 11
Regional Modeling and Downscaling Part II
Location: B215 (GWCC)
Host: 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chair: L. Ruby Leung, PNNL
  11:00 AM
11.1
  11:30 AM
11.3
Improving regional climate change projections of temperature for Halifax, Nova Scotia via a new statistical downscaling approach
Matthew Lee Titus, Meteorological Service of Canada, Dartmouth, NS, Canada; and I. Folkins, R. Greatbatch, and J. Sheng
  11:45 AM
11.4
Comparisons of North American Regional Climate Change Assessment Program (NARCCAP) GFDL & CRCM Simulations with Observations
Randall Alliss, Northrop Grumann Corporation, Chantilly, VA; and H. Kiley, G. Higgins, and D. Apling
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Joint Session 11
Surface/Atmosphere Interactions Part II
Location: B216 (GWCC)
Hosts: (Joint between the 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change; and the 24th Conference on Hydrology )
Chair: Yongkang Xue, University of California
  11:30 AM
J11.3
Global evidence of hydroclimate changes due to urbanization
J. Marshall Shepherd, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA
  11:45 AM
J11.4
  12:00 PM
J11.5
Impacts 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, 21 January 2010

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Session 12
Monsoons: Observations and Modeling
Location: B215 (GWCC)
Host: 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chair: Winston Chao, NASA/GSFC
  1:30 PM
12.1
  1:45 PM
12.2
A three-stage conceptual model for South American monsoon onset
Rosana Nieto Ferreira, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC; and T. M. Rickenbach
  2:00 PM
12.3
Spatial and temporal distribution of latent heating in the south-Asian monsoon region
Manuel D. Zuluaga, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and C. D. Hoyos and P. J. Webster

  2:15 PM
12.4
  2:30 PM
12.5
  2:45 PM
12.6
A role of the monsoon-Indian Ocean interactions in the In-Phase Transition of the Indian-to-Australian Summer Monsoon
Eun-Chul Chang, Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea; and S. Y. Hong, S. W. Yeh, and R. Wu

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Joint Session 12
Surface/Atmosphere Interactions Part III
Location: B216 (GWCC)
Hosts: (Joint between the 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change; and the 24th Conference on Hydrology )
Chair: Yongkang Xue, University of California
  1:30 PM
J12.1
  1:45 PM
J12.2
Impact of land use change on the regional climate of Mount Kilimanjaro
Jonathan G. Fairman Jr., Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and U. S. Nair and S. A. Christopher
  2:00 PM
J12.3
Impact of Vegetation on the Global Monsoons
Michael Notaro, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
  2:15 PM
J12.4
The 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

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Thursday, 21 January 2010


Coffee Break in Meeting Room Foyer

3:30 PM-5:00 PM: Thursday, 21 January 2010

Recording files available
Session 13
Observed Climate Change: II
Location: B215 (GWCC)
Host: 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chair: Stuart Hinson, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC
  3:30 PM
13.1
  4:00 PM
13.3
The Identification of distinct patterns in California temperature trends
Eugene Cordero, San Jose State Univ., San Jose, CA; and W. Kessomkiat, S. A. Mauget, and J. T. Abatzoglou
  4:15 PM
13.4
Are small lakes becoming ice free in the Great Lakes Region?
Vimal Mishra, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and K. A. Cherkauer and L. C. Bowling

3:30 PM-5:15 PM: Thursday, 21 January 2010

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Joint Session 13
Surface/Atmosphere Interactions Part IV
Location: B216 (GWCC)
Hosts: (Joint between the 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change; and the 24th Conference on Hydrology )
Chair: Yongkang Xue, University of California
  3:45 PM
J13.2
Oceanic origin of the precipitation jump in the Sahel
W. Timothy Liu, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and X. Xie and K. B. Katsaros
  4:00 PM
J13.3
Investigation 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 PM
J13.4
Quantifying land-atmosphere interaction with satellite remote sensing: Current capabilities, findings, and limits
Craig R. Ferguson, Atmospheric Sciences Research Center, University at Albany, SUNY, Albany, NY; and E. F. Wood
  4:30 PM
J13.5
What really caused the Dust Bowl?
Jeffrey A. Lee, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX; and T. E. Gill
  4:45 PM
J13.6
  5:00 PM
J13.7
Evaluating 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, 21 January 2010


AMS 90th Annual Meeting Adjourns