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

Joint Session 9 Drought Definition, Analysis, Impacts, Prediction, and Management III

Tuesday, 24 January 2012: 3:30 PM-5:30 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 )
Chairs:  Kingtse C. Mo, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC
Cochairs:  Richard Heim and Michael J. Brewer, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDCAllan Howard, National Agroclimate Information ServiceDon Wilhite, Univ. of Nebraska
  3:30 PM
The Global Drought Monitor Portal—the Foundation for a Global Drought Early Warning System [INVITED]
Michael J. Brewer, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and R. Heim, W. Pozzi, J. Vogt, and J. Sheffield
Drought Triggers for Australia

  4:00 PM
Spatial Patterns of Drought Inidicators and Triggers
Joseph P. Robine, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; and D. J. Bathke, M. D. Svoboda, J. Nothwehr, C. J. Bergman, N. A. Wall, T. K. Bernadt, and M. J. Hayes
  4:30 PM
Development of a High-Resolution Drought Monitoring Tool for the Eastern United States
D. Brent McRoberts, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and J. Nielsen-Gammon, R. P. Boyles, R. V. Cumbie, and D. Niyogi
  4:45 PM
Verification and Expansion of the Moisture Balance Drought Index within the United States
Andrew W. Ellis, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA; and G. M. Garfin, M. Lenart, R. S. Vose, and K. W. Murphy
  5:00 PM
Decadal Droughts and Consequent Climate Information Needs of Stakeholders in the Missouri River Basin
Vikram M. Mehta, The Center for Research on the Changing Earth System, Clarksville, MD; and N. J. Rosenberg, K. Mendoza, C. Knutson, R. Olsen, N. A. Wall, T. K. Bernadt, and M. J. Hayes
  5:15 PM
Investigating the Experiences of Watersheds and Hydrologic Basins to Improve Drought Planning in the U.S
Crystal J. Bergman, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; and M. J. Hayes, D. J. Bathke, C. L. Knutson, and Z. Tang