Detection and attribution of climate change with a focus on extremes (Part II)

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Wednesday, 5 February 2014: 4:00 PM-5:30 PM
Room C102 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Host: 26th Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chair:  Michael F. Wehner, LBNL, Berkeley, CA
  4:00 PM
Long-term Changes in Warm Season Convective Storm Frequency Over the Northeastern United States
Brian A. Colle, Stony Brook University/SUNY, Stony Brook, NY; and H. Li

  4:15 PM
A Study of the Magnitude and Distribution of Daily and Monthly Heavy Rainfall in Kansas
Vahid Rahmani, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS; and S. L. Hutchinson, J. A. Harrington, J. M. S. Hutchinson, and A. Anandhi

  4:30 PM
Variability and trends in average and extreme summer near-surface equivalent temperature in the Eastern USA
J.T. Schoof, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL; and Z. Heern

  4:45 PM
Prolonged Droughts over Southern Australia: Causes and Future Projections
Carsten Frederiksen, Centre for Australian Weather and Climate Research, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; and J. Frederiksen, J. Sisson, and S. Osbrough

  5:15 PM
An improved algorithm for detecting blocking events
Rainer Bleck, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies & NOAA/Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO; and S. Sun and S. Benjamin

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