Session 4B Extreme Events

Tuesday, 12 January 2016: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
La Nouvelle A ( New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center)
Host: 28th Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Richard Clark, Millersville Univ., Earth Sciences, Millersville, PA

Analysis of specific heat waves, drought, flooding, polar air outbreaks, and other extreme events; insights into predictability of extremes.

11:00 AM
A Conceptual Model for Development of Intense Pyroconvection in Western North America
David A. Peterson, NRL, Monterey, CA; and J. E. Solbrig, E. J. Hyer, J. R. Campbell, and M. D. Fromm
11:15 AM
11:45 AM
Diagnosing Anthropogenic Contributions to Heavy Colorado Rains in September 2013
Pardeep Pall, LBNL, Berkeley, CA; and C. Patricola, M. F. Wehner, D. Stone, C. J. Paciorek, and W. Collins

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