Session 12C Regional Climate Variability and Change: Part 2

Thursday, 14 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
Kerry H. Cook, University of Texas, Geological Sciences, Austin, TX

11:00 AM
The variability of the Saharan Heat Low intensity and its impact on the West African Climate and precipitation
Christophe Lavaysse, European Commission, Ispra, Italy; and C. Flamant, A. Evan, S. Janicot, and M. Gaetani
11:15 AM
Revisiting Trends in Wetness and Dryness in the Presence of Internal Climate Variability
Sanjiv Kumar, NOAA, Boulder, CO; and R. P. Allan, P. A. Dirmeyer, D. M. Lawrence, and F. W. Zwiers
11:30 AM
An Attempt to Deconstruct the Observed Climate Trends in the Baltic Sea Basin
Hans von Storch, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht Centre for Materials and Coastal Research, Geesthacht, Germany; and A. Barkhordarian and C. R. Mechoso
11:45 AM
Factors Contributing to Regional and Seasonal Trends in Temperature Extremes
Randall Dole, NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and M. Hoerling, J. Perlwitz, K. Wolter, and J. Eischeid
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