Session 7B Extreme Weather and Climate Change III

Tuesday, 8 January 2013: 3:30 PM-5:30 PM
Ballroom C (Austin Convention Center)
Host: 25th Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Thomas C. Peterson, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Scientific Services Division, Asheville, NC

3:30 PM
Observed Increases in Probable Maximum Precipitation Over Global Land Areas
David R. Easterling, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and K. E. Kunkel and W. Yin
3:45 PM
Monitoring and Understanding Changes in Heat Waves, Cold Waves, Floods and Droughts in the United States: State of Knowledge
Thomas C. Peterson, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and R. Heim, T. R. Karl, R. S. Vose, R. Hirsch, D. Kaiser, H. E. Brooks, N. S. Diffenbaugh, R. M. Dole, J. P. Giovannettone, K. Guirguis, R. W. Katz, K. E. Kunkel, D. Lettenmaier, G. J. McCabe, C. J. Paciorek, K. R. Ryberg, S. D. Schubert, V. Silva, B. C. Stewart, A. V. Vecchia, G. Villarini, J. Walsh, M. F. Wehner, D. Wolock, K. E. Wolter, C. A. Woodhouse, and D. J. Wuebbles
4:00 PM
Heat Wave Frequency Variability over North America: Two Distinct Leading Modes
Zhiwei Wu, Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China; and H. Lin
4:30 PM
The changing nature of severe snowstorms in the U.S
Jay Lawrimore, NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI, Asheville, NC; and M. Squires, K. E. Kunkel, and D. A. Robinson
5:00 PM
Changes in Precipitation Extremes in Major Global Urban Areas
Vimal Mishra, Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India; and B. Nijssen and D. Lettenmaier
5:15 PM
Trends in rainfall and temperature extremes in the Pacific
Agata A. Imielska, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia; and K. Whan, S. McGree, D. Jones, and L. V. Alexander
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