IMPACTS: Weather 2010

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Sunday, 23 January 2011

9:00 AM-6:00 PM: Sunday, 23 January 2011


Registration open for Annual Meeting

Monday, 24 January 2011

7:30 AM-5:30 PM: Monday, 24 January 2011


Registration continues through January 27

9:00 AM-10:30 AM: Monday, 24 January 2011


Panel Discussion
Communicating Weather and Climate
Location: 6AB (Washington State Convention Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the More Effectively Communicating the Science of Tropical Climate and Tropical Cyclones; the Michio Yanai Symposium; the 27th Conference on Interactive Information Processing Systems (IIPS); the 25th Conference on Hydrology; the 24th Conference on Weather and Forecasting/20th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction; the 23rd Conference on Climate Variability and Change; the 20th Symposium on Education; the 18th Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification; the 16th Conference on Middle Atmosphere; the 15th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS); the 13th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry; the Ninth Conference on Artificial Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences; the Ninth History Symposium; the 8th Conference on Space Weather; the Seventh Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; the Sixth Symposium on Policy and Socio-economic Research; the Fifth Conference on the Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data; the 5th Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications; the Fourth Annual CCM Forum; the Third Symposium on Aerosol-Cloud-Climate Interactions; the Second Aviation, Range and Aerospace Meteorology Special Symposium on Weather-Air Traffic Management Integration; the Second Conference on Weather, Climate, and the New Energy Economy; the Second Symposium on Environment and Health; the First Conference on Transition of Research to Operations: Successes, Plans and Challenges; the Special Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python; the Special Symposium on Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology; the IMPACTS: Weather 2010; and the 11th Presidential Forum: Communicating Weather and Climate )
Moderator: Robert T. Ryan, NBC4 TV
Panelists: Thomas E. Skilling, WGN-TV/Chicago Tribune; Claire Martin, CBC News: Weather Centre; Doyle Rice, USA Today; Martin Storksdieck, National Academy of Sciences / National Research Council
  9:00 AM
Panelist: Thomas E. Skilling
Thomas E. Skilling, WGN-TV/Chicago Tribune, Chicago, IL

  9:10 AM
Panelist: Claire Martin
Claire Martin, CBC News: Weather Centre, Vancouver, BC, Canada

  9:20 AM
Panelist: Doyle Rice
Doyle Rice, USA Today, Washington, DC

  9:30 AM
Panelist: Martin Storksdieck
Martin Storksdieck, National Academy of Sciences / National Research Council, Washington, DC

Recording files available
Plenary Session
Presidential Forum: Communicating Weather and Climate
Location: 6AB (Washington State Convention Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the 15th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS); the First Conference on Transition of Research to Operations: Successes, Plans and Challenges; the Fourth Annual CCM Forum; the Special Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python; the Michio Yanai Symposium; the 27th Conference on Interactive Information Processing Systems (IIPS); the 25th Conference on Hydrology; the 24th Conference on Weather and Forecasting/20th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction; the 23rd Conference on Climate Variability and Change; the 20th Symposium on Education; the 18th Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification; the 16th Conference on Middle Atmosphere; the 13th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry; the Ninth Conference on Artificial Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences; the Ninth History Symposium; the 8th Conference on Space Weather; the Seventh Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; the Sixth Symposium on Policy and Socio-economic Research; the 5th Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications; the Fifth Conference on the Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data; the Third Symposium on Aerosol-Cloud-Climate Interactions; the Second Aviation, Range and Aerospace Meteorology Special Symposium on Weather-Air Traffic Management Integration; the Second Conference on Weather, Climate, and the New Energy Economy; the Second Symposium on Environment and Health; the More Effectively Communicating the Science of Tropical Climate and Tropical Cyclones; the Special Symposium on Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology; the IMPACTS: Weather 2010; the Events; and the 14th Conference of Atmospheric Science Librarians International )

Tuesday, 25 January 2011

8:30 AM-9:45 AM: Tuesday, 25 January 2011

Recording files available
Session 1
World Weather Impacts in 2010
Location: 6B (Washington State Convention Center)
Host: IMPACTS: Weather 2010
Chair: Tanja E. Fransen, NOAA/NWS
  8:30 AM
1.1
International Weather and Climate Events of 2010
Klaus E. Wolter, ESRL/Univ of Colorado-CIRES, Boulder, CO
  9:00 AM
1.2
2010 Weather Impacts on Global Food Supply
Michael Ferrari, Coca Cola, Bethlehem, PA
  9:15 AM
1.3
Assessing the Causes and Predictability of the 2010 Russian Heat Wave
Randall M. Dole, NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and M. Hoerling, J. Perlwitz, J. K. Eischeid, D. Murray, P. Pegion, X. Quan, T. Xu, and T. Zhang
  9:30 AM
1.4
The July Floods in Pakistan: Could They Have Been Predicted?
Peter. J. Webster, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and R. A. Houze Jr.

9:30 AM-6:00 PM: Tuesday, 25 January 2011


Exhibit Hours

9:45 AM-11:00 AM: Tuesday, 25 January 2011


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

11:00 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 25 January 2011

Recording files available
Session 2
Winter Impacts 2009-2010
Location: 6B (Washington State Convention Center)
Host: IMPACTS: Weather 2010
Chair: Renee Curry, National Wildlife Federation
  11:00 AM
2.1
Tracking Changes in the Arctic Environment
Nancy N. Soreide, NOAA/PMEL, Seattle, WA; and J. E. Overland, J. Calder, and J. A. Richter-Menge
  11:15 AM
2.2
Western US Storm Impacts - January 18-23, 2010
Mark A. Tew, NOAA/NWS, Salt Lake City, UT
  11:30 AM
2.3
The Southern Plains Ice Storm of January 28-29, 2010
Kevin A. Kloesel, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  11:45 AM
2.4
East Coast Snow Storm Impacts
David A. Call, Ball State University, Muncie, IN


Bernhard Haurwitz Lecture

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Tuesday, 25 January 2011


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Tuesday, 25 January 2011

Recording files available
Session 3
Meteorological Incident Support in 2010
Location: 6B (Washington State Convention Center)
Host: IMPACTS: Weather 2010
Chair: Daniel Nietfeld, NOAA
  1:30 PM
3.1
Communicating Weather during the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver
David Jones, Environment Canada, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  1:45 PM
3.2
2010 Wintertime Ozone in Utah’s Uinta Basin
Scott A. Jackson, EPA, Denver, CO; and R. Payton and P. Reddy

  2:45 PM
3.5
Rapid Deployment Upper Air Observations for Incident Meteorological Support
Don Conlee, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and G. N. Seroka, D. M. Delao, and K. Prochazka

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Tuesday, 25 January 2011


Coffee Break

3:30 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 25 January 2011

Recording files available
Session 4
2010 US Weather Impacts
Location: 6B (Washington State Convention Center)
Host: IMPACTS: Weather 2010
Chair: Tanja E. Fransen, NOAA/NWS
  3:30 PM
4.1
  3:45 PM
4.2
East Coast Heat Wave
Jason Samenow, Washington Post, Washington, DC
  4:00 PM
4.3
Record Floods of Greater Nashville, May 1 - 3, 2010
Jane Hollingsworth, NOAA/NWS, Reno, NV; and A. W. Wood

  4:15 PM
4.4
Aviation Weather Impacts in 2010
Bob Maxson, NOAA/NWS/Aviation Weather Center, Kansas City, MO

  4:30 PM
4.5
El Nino Impacts: Winter 2009-2010
Ed Olenic, NOAA/NWS/CPC, Camp Springs, MD
  4:45 PM
4.6
A Review of the Active Winter Season of 2009-2010
Christopher Hedge, NOAA/NWS/HPC, Camp Springs, MD; and J. E. Hoke
  5:00 PM
4.7
U.S. Tropical Cyclones of 2010
Lixion A. Avila, NWS/TPC/NHC, Miami, FL

Wednesday, 26 January 2011

7:00 PM-10:00 PM: Wednesday, 26 January 2011


91st AMS Awards Banquet
Location: 6ABCD (Washington State Convention Center)

Thursday, 27 January 2011

5:00 PM-5:05 PM: Thursday, 27 January 2011


AMS 91st Annual Meeting Adjourns