Joint Session 22 Regional Climate Modeling to Improve Climate Variability and Change Projections at the Local Scale IV

Thursday, 27 January 2011: 3:30 PM-5:00 PM
612 (Washington State Convention Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the 25th Conference on Hydrology; and the 23rd Conference on Climate Variability and Change )
Francina Dominguez, Univ. of Arizona, Dept. of Atmospheric Sciences, Tucson, AZ; Dennis P. Lettenmaier, University of Washington, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Seattle, WA and L. Ruby Leung, PNNL, Atmospheric Sciences and Global Change Division, Richland, WA

4:00 PM
Outstanding challenges in projecting North American drought changes over the 21st century
Prashant D. Sardeshmukh, Univ. of Colorado/CIRES/CDC and NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and S. I. Shin

4:15 PM
Extreme precipitation events in the NAM region—testing a modified convective parameterization scheme
Francina Dominguez, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and X. Zhang, L. Thang, and C. Christopher
4:30 PM
Study of interior nudging for regional climate modeling using annual simulations: investigation of mean error and added value
Jared H. Bowden, EPA, Research Triangle Park, NC; and T. Otte, C. G. Nolte, J. E. Pleim, J. A. Herwehe, and M. J. Otte
4:45 PM
A Regional Climate Model Evaluation System based on Satellite and other Observations for Application to CMIP/AR Downscaling
Peter Lean, JPL/California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA; and J. Kim, D. E. Waliser, A. Hall, C. Mattman, S. L. Granger, K. Case, C. Goodale, A. Hart, B. Guan, N. Molotch, and S. Kaki
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