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

Joint Poster Session 2 Drought Definition, Analysis, Impacts, Prediction, and Management

Tuesday, 24 January 2012: 9:45 AM-11:00 AM
Hall E (New Orleans Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 26th Conference on Hydrology; and the 24th Conference on Climate Variability and Change )
Cochairs:  Richard Heim and Michael J. Brewer, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDCKingtse C. Mo, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPCAllan Howard, National Agroclimate Information ServiceDon Wilhite, Univ. of Nebraska
Papers:
 
50
Analysis of Meteorological Drought At Arid Rajasthan Using Standardized Precipitation Index
Surendra Poonia, Central Arid Zone Research Institute, India, Jodhpur, India; and A. S. Rao

 
51
An Objective Methodology to Optimally Merge Satellite and Model Based Soil Moisture Products for Obtaining a New Drought Product
M. Tugrul Yilmaz, USDA/ARS, Beltsville, MD; and W. T. Crow, M. C. Anderson, and C. Hain

 
52
An Assessment of Canadian Prairie Drought: Past, Present, and Future
Barrie R. Bonsal, EC, Saskatoon, SK, Canada; and P. Gachon, R. Aider, and S. Lapp

 
53
Water Vapor Pressure & Temperature Trends in North America During 19482010

 
54
Drying Trends Over China Based on the Standardized Precipitation Evapotranspiration Index
Li Weiguang Sr., China Meteorological Administration, Haikou , China, China; and C. Huilin and Y. Xue

 
55
Connecting the Pacific to Regional Climate for Decadal Prediction: A Successful Case in the Western U.S.
Shih-Yu Wang, Utah State University, Logan, UT; and R. Gillies and L. E. Hipps

 
56
Prediction of New Drought Class Transitions Using Markov Chains
Chi-Han Cheng, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

 
Preliminary Analysis on the Service Demand and Review of Progress in the Field of Drought Research in China

 
57
Spatio-Temporal Characteristics of Drought in East Asia
Su-Bin Oh, Pukyong National University, Busan, South Korea; and H. R. Byun

 
58
Spatiotemporal Characteristics of Drought Occurrences in North Korea
Bo-Ra Lee, Pukyong National University, Busan, South Korea; and H. R. Byun

 
59
Regional Characteristics Analysis of Drought Climatology in Australia Using the Effective Drought Index
Ji-Sun Lee, Pukyong National University, Busan, South Korea; and H. R. Byun

 
60
Identifying Environmental Databases for Drought Impact Studies in the NIDIS Southeast Pilot Study
Pamela N. Knox, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA; and L. S. Darby, C. McNutt, and D. E. Stooksbury

 
Poster 62 has been moved. New Paper Number is J9.3A