Session 9 Drought Prediction and Preparedness

Thursday, 10 January 2013: 8:30 AM-9:45 AM
Room 15 (Austin Convention Center)
Host: 20th Conference on Applied Climatology
Mark D. Svoboda, National Drought Mitigation Center, School of Natural Resources, Lincoln, NE

8:30 AM
Engaging the Drought Preparedness Community: Celebrating Successes and Planning for the Future
Deborah J. Bathke, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; and N. A. Wall, T. Haigh, M. J. Hayes, and M. D. Svoboda

8:45 AM
Managing Drought in the Southern Plains: Discussing Impacts to Promote Planning
Margret Boone, Oklahoma Climatological Survey/Southern Climate Impacts Planning Program, Norman, OK; and M. A. Shafer, C. McNutt, D. P. Brown, and M. J. Hayes
9:00 AM
Predictability of southeastern US drought within the NMME system
Johnna Infanti, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Miami, FL; and B. Kirtman

9:15 AM
Variation in Sahel Rainfall and Drought since 1950: Nature and Predictability
M. Neil Ward, Independent Scholar, Basking Ridge, NJ; and A. Siebert and O. Ndiaye
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