Dynamics and predictability of weather and climate extreme events (Part II)

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Wednesday, 5 February 2014: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room C102 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Host: 26th Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chair:  Xuebin Zhang, Climate Research Division, EC, Toronto, ON, Canada
  10:30 AM
Observed changes in African rainfall and its extremes since the mid nineteenth-century
Sharon E. Nicholson, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

  10:45 AM
Anomalous Temperature Regimes during the Cool Season: Triggers and Physical Connections to Low Frequency Modes
Rebecca M. Westby, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and R. X. Black

  11:00 AM
Toward seamless prediction of severe weather activity
Michael K. Tippett, International Research Institute for Climate and Society, Palisades, NY; and J. T. Allen, H. E. Brooks, S. J. Camargo, G. W. Carbin, A. H. Sobel, S. Weaver, and W. Wang

  11:15 AM
Simulation of the temporal and spatial characteristics of diurnal rainfall cycle over Borneo
Gaurav Srivastava, Indian Institute of Science, Banglore, India; and V. Saxena, T. George, R. Mittal, L. A. Treinish, A. P. Praino, J. P. Cipriani, L. Dagar, and S. A. Husain

Handout (3.2 MB)

  11:30 AM
Blocking Error in 10-day to 1-year Global Model Forecasts and Dependency on Resolution and Model Numerics
Stanley G. Benjamin, NOAA/Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO; and S. Sun, R. Bleck, X. Wei, J. M. Brown, M. Fiorino, R. M. Dole, and K. Pegion

  11:45 AM
Associating Hail Occurrence and Large Scale Environment for the Continental United States 19792012
John T. Allen, Columbia Univ./International Research Institute for Climate and Society, Palisades, NY; and M. K. Tippett, A. H. Sobel, and S. J. Camargo