Research on extreme weather and climate events and inter-relationships

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Tuesday, 19 January 2010: 3:30 PM-5:30 PM
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, Scientific Services Division, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC

  3:30 PM
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
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
Heat waves and cold spells in a warming climate
Karsten Steinhaeuser, ORNL, Oak Ridge, TN; and A. R. Ganguly
  4:30 PM
Extreme european weather regimes
Ricardo Morais Fonseca, Portugal; and B. J. Hoskins and M. Blackburn
  4:45 PM
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
Climatological, meteorological, and societal implications for the large number of fatalities from central Florida Dry Season tornadoes during El Niņo
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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