92nd American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting (January 22-26, 2012)

Session 8 Statistical Data Analysis in the Geophysical Sciences

Thursday, 26 January 2012: 8:30 AM-9:45 AM
Room 238 (New Orleans Convention Center )
Host: 21st Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences
Cochairs:  Philip Sura, The Florida State University; Adam H. Monahan, University of Victoria and Marina Timofeyeva, NOAA/NWS
  8:30 AM
  8:45 AM
Considerations When Validating Severe Weather Diagnostic Variables
Chad M. Shafer, Univ. of South Alabama, Mobile, AL

  9:00 AM
Statistical Analysis of Mesoscale Convective System Mountain Initiation Locations
Elisabeth F. Callen, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; and D. F. Tucker
  9:15 AM
Objective Analysis of Mos Forecasts and Observations in Sparse Data Regions
Bob Glahn, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and J. S. Im and G. A. Wagner
The Reliability of Texas Wind-Speed Forecasts