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

Session 5A The 2011 South Central U.S. Drought—Impacts, Adaptation, and Best Practices

Tuesday, 24 January 2012: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Room 354 (New Orleans Convention Center )
Host: 24th Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chair:  Kristen Averyt, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado
  1:30 PM
Introductory Remarks

  2:00 PM
Managing Exceptional Drought in Oklahoma
Mark A. Shafer, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK; and G. McManus
  2:15 PM
Status of State Drought Planning and Response in the United States
Mark D. Svoboda, National Drought Mitigation Center, Lincoln, NE; and M. J. Hayes
  2:45 PM
Assessing and Responding to the 2011 Southern Plains Drought From a Climate Services Perspective
David P. Brown, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Fort Worth, TX; and R. Pulwarty, C. McNutt, and L. S. Darby