Session 2B Observed Changes I

Monday, 24 January 2011: 1:30 PM-2:30 PM
609 (Washington State Convention Center)
Host: 23rd Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Xuebin Zhang, EC, Climate Research Division, Toronto, ON

1:30 PM
An investigation of slow-moving East Coast Winter Storms during the past 55 years
Jase E. Bernhardt, Northeast Regional Climate Center, Ithaca, NY
1:45 PM
Changes in cloudiness in the U.S. from surface observations
Melissa Free, NOAA/ARL, Silver Spring, MD; and B. Sun
2:00 PM
Meteorological causes of observed extreme precipitation trends in the U.S
Kenneth E. Kunkel, DRI, Reno, NV; and D. R. Easterling, B. Gleason, D. A. R. Kristovich, L. Stoecker, and R. A. Smith
2:15 PM
Stratus-impacts on observed long-term cooling-trends of summer max-temperatures in coastal California
James Thomas, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA; and S. Padrick and R. Bornstein
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