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
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

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

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

Water Vapor Pressure & Temperature Trends in North America During 19482010

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

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

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

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

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

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

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