Session 1 Global Events in 2015

Tuesday, 12 January 2016: 8:30 AM-9:45 AM
Room 338/339 ( New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center)
Host: IMPACTS: Major Weather Events and Impacts of 2015
Klaus E. Wolter, ESRL/Univ of Colorado-CIRES, OAR, Boulder, CO and Tanja Fransen, NOAA/NWS, Glasgow, MT

This session will focus on the major weather events and their associated impacts in 2015 around the globe. It will start with a summary of highlights and then look at specific events and impacts.

8:30 AM
Global Weather and Climate Extremes of 2015
Klaus Wolter, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO
9:00 AM
The 2015 El Niņo: A Communication Challenge
Thomas Di Liberto, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC - Innovim, College Park, MD; and M. L'Heureux, A. G. Barnston, and E. J. Becker
9:15 AM
January 2015 Malawi Floods from a Remote Sensing Perspective
Andrew Kruczkiewicz, IRI/Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre, Palisades, NY; and H. Cen, B. Moneymaker, J. Lessel, R. Kufandiko, J. Pagona, E. Coughlan de Perez, A. Sweeney, K. Ndungu, and P. Ceccato
9:30 AM
Reality of Resilience
Roop K. Singh, Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre, New York, NY
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