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

Joint Session 19 Regional Climate Modeling and/or Downscaling of Climate Variability and Change for Local Scale Assessment IV

Thursday, 26 January 2012: 3:30 PM-5:00 PM
Room 350/351 (New Orleans Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 26th Conference on Hydrology; and the 24th Conference on Climate Variability and Change )
Cochairs:  Christopher L. Castro, University of Arizona; Ruby Leung, PNNL; Dennis Lettenmaier, Univ. of Washington and Francina Dominguez, Univ. of Arizona
The CONVEX Project–Using Observational Evidence and Process Understanding to Improve Predictions of Extreme Rainfall Change [INVITED]

  3:30 PM
Drought and Wetness Conditions in USA From a High Resolution Downscaled Climate
Xingang Fan, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY; and L. Chen, Z. Ma, G. Russell, and Z. Fan
  3:45 PM
Simulated Change in Flash Flood Occurrence Frequency Under Climatic Change
Theresa M. Carpenter, Hydrologic Research Center, San Diego, CA; and K. P. Georgakakos

  4:00 PM
The Simulation of Heavy Lake-Effect Snowstorms Across the Great Lakes Basin Using a Regional Climate Model (RegCM4)
Azar Zarrin, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and M. Notaro and S. Vavrus

  4:45 PM
Error Correction of Precipitation Extremes: Performance and Implications for Scenarios
Matthias Themessl, University of Graz, Graz, Austria; and T. Mendlik and A. Gobiet