Regional Climate Modeling to Improve Climate Variability and Change Projections at the Local Scale I

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Thursday, 27 January 2011: 8:30 AM-9:45 AM
612 (Washington State Convention Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the 25th Conference on Hydrology; and the 23rd Conference on Climate Variability and Change )
Cochairs:  Francina Dominguez, Dept. of Atmospheric Sciences, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; Dennis P. Lettenmaier, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA and L. Ruby Leung, Atmospheric Sciences and Global Change Division, PNNL, Richland, WA
  8:30 AM
Drivers of extreme events at the regional scale: Investigations with regional climate simulations and observations [INVITED]
Sonia I. Seneviratne, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland; and E. L. Davin, M. Hirschi, E. B. Jaeger, R. Lorenz, B. Orlowsky, and A. J. Teuling

  8:45 AM
  9:00 AM
Assessment of AOGCM biases for RCM applications over the Great Basin in the western U.S
John Mejia, DRI, Reno, NV; and D. Koracin, E. M. Wilcox, and K. E. Kunkel
  9:30 AM