Session 14B 31st Conference on Hydrology

Program Chairs: John B. Eylander , US Army Corps of Engineers ; Michael Ek , NOAA ; John N. McHenry , Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems, LLC ; David J. Gochis , NCAR

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Monday, 23 January 2017

10:30 AM-11:00 AM: Monday, 23 January 2017


Coffee Break (6th Floor Foyer)
Location: Washington State Convention Center

11:00 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017

Recording files available
Session 1A
Flood Prediction, Analysis, Decision Support, & Management, Part I
Location: 604 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 31st Conference on Hydrology
Organizer: David Gochis, NCAR
Cochairs: Thomas Adams, NOAA/NWS; Jonathan J. Gourley, NOAA/NSSL
11:00 AM
1A.1
The Historic West Coast Flooding of 1861–62
Lawrence J. Schick, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle, WA
11:45 AM
1A.4
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Session 1B
Hydrometeorological Extremes, Part I
Location: 602 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 31st Conference on Hydrology
Organizer: John McHenry, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems
Chair: Ana P. Barros, Duke University
11:15 AM
1B.2
Analysis of Widespread Heavy Precipitation Events
Nathan R. Kelly, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and R. S. Schumacher

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-2:00 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017

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Lecture 1
Walter Orr Roberts Lecture
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 33rd Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies; the 31st Conference on Hydrology; the 29th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; the 28th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting / 24th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction; the 26th Symposium on Education; the 21st Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface; the 19th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry; the 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology; the 15th Conference on Artificial and Computational Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences; the 15th Symposium on the Coastal Environment; the 14th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography; the 14th Conference on Space Weather; the 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; the Major Weather Impacts of 2016; the 12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice; the Ninth Symposium on Aerosol–Cloud–Climate Interactions; the Eighth Conference on Weather, Climate, Water and the New Energy Economy; the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health; the Eighth Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications; the Eighth Conference on the Meteorological Application of Lightning Data; the Seventh Conference on Transition of Research to Operations; the Seventh Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python; the Fifth Symposium on the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise; the Fifth Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation’s Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events; the Fifth Symposium on Prediction of the Madden-Julian Oscillation: Processes, Prediction and Impact; the Second Symposium on US-International Partnerships; and the 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment )
Speaker: Cynthia Rosenzweig, Columbia University
1:30 PM
L1.1

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017

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Session 2A
Flood Prediction, Analysis, Decision Support, & Management, Part II
Location: 604 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 31st Conference on Hydrology
Organizer: David Gochis, NCAR
Cochairs: Thomas Adams, NOAA/NWS; Jonathan J. Gourley, NSSL
1:30 PM
2A.1
Integrated Sensing and Prediction of Flash Floods for the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex (DFW)
Hamideh Habibi, Univ. of Texas, Arlington, TX; and B. Nazari, A. Norouzi, S. Noh, D. J. Seo, S. sinha, X. Yu, M. Bartos, B. Kerkez, L. Lakshman, M. Zink, E. Lyons, B. J. Philips, P. Jangyodsuk, and J. Gao

1:45 PM
2A.2
2:00 PM
2A.3
Continental-Scale Operational Hydrologic Modeling: Version 1.0 of the National Water Model
Brian Cosgrove, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and D. J. Gochis, E. Clark, Z. Cui, A. Dugger, X. Feng, L. Karsten, S. Khan, D. Kitzmiller, H. Lee, Y. Liu, J. McCreight, A. J. Newman, A. Oubeidillah, L. Pan, C. Pham, F. Salas, K. Sampson, G. Sood, A. W. Wood, D. Yates, and W. Yu
2:15 PM
2A.4
Assessing the Viability of ‘over-the-Loop' Real-Time Short-to-Medium Range Ensemble Streamflow Forecasts
Andrew W. Wood, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and E. A. Clark, P. Mendoza, B. Nijssen, A. J. Newman, J. R. Arnold, K. Nowak, and M. Clark
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Session 2B
Hydrometeorological Extremes, Part II
Location: 602 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 31st Conference on Hydrology
Organizer: John McHenry, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems
Chair: Ana P. Barros, Duke University
1:30 PM
2B.1
A Comparison of 36-year versus 28-year Climatology Length on the NLDAS Drought Monitor and Its Indicators
Youlong Xia, EMC/NCEP/IMSG, College Park, MD; and M. Ek, K. Mitchell, D. M. Mocko, B. Narapusetty, S. Kumar, and C. D. Peters-Lidard
1:45 PM
2B.2
2:15 PM
2B.4
Evaluation of In-Situ Soil Moisture Metrics to Monitoring Hydrological Extremes
Ronald D. Leeper, CICS/North Carolina State University, Asheville, NC; and J. E. Bell

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )

Poster Session 1
Flood Prediction, Analysis, Decision Support, & Management
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 31st Conference on Hydrology
Organizer: David Gochis, NCAR
Cochairs: Thomas Adams, NOAA/NWS; Jonathan J. Gourley, NSSL
21
Identifying Priorities for Urban Parameterizations in the WRF-Hydro Framework
Laura K. Read, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO; and F. Salas, T. Hogue, and D. J. Gochis

22
Evaluation of a Distributed Streamflow Forecast Model at Multiple Watershed Scales
Tyler Madsen, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and K. J. Franz and T. Hogue

23
Development of Forcing Engine for National Water Center Operational Water Prediction System
Linlin Pan, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and D. Gochis, W. Yu, A. Dugger, Y. Zhang, A. RafieeiNasab, L. karsten, Y. Liu, A. J. Newman, A. W. Wood, and B. Cosgrove

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Quantifying and Visualizing Uncertainty in Flood Inundation Forecasts
Christopher M. Zarzar, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS; and J. L. Dyer


Poster Session 2
Hydrometeorological Extremes
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 31st Conference on Hydrology
Organizer: John McHenry, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems
Chair: Ana P. Barros, Duke University
30
Advances on the Research of Heavy Rain in China
Chunguang Cui Sr., CMA, Wuhan, China

32
Contrasting Tropical Cyclone and non-Tropical Cyclone related Rainfall Drop Size Distribution at Darwin, Australia
Anil Deo, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia; and K. J. E. Walsh

34
Monitoring Water Availability in Africa with Land Surface Models and Remote Sensing
Amy McNally, ESSIC/UMD at NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and H. C. Jung, S. Pervez, S. Shukla, N. Pricope, L. S. Harrison, and C. D. Peters-Lidard

36
Determining Correlations between the Effects of El Niño and Flooding Along the Red River in Shreveport, Louisiana
Julianna Glinskas, LeTourneau University, Longview, TX; and M. Feaster, J. Hansford, and D. Hill

37
Seasonal to Sub-Seasonal Skill in NMME Forecasts of Extreme Precipitation and Heat Waves in California and Nevada
Shraddhanand Shukla, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA; and A. M. Sheffield, D. Cayan, J. Kalansky, and K. Redmond

4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017

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Session 3A
Flood Prediction, Analysis, Decision Support, & Management, Part III
Location: 604 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 31st Conference on Hydrology
Organizer: David Gochis, NCAR
Cochairs: Thomas Adams, NOAA/NWS; Jonathan J. Gourley, NSSL
4:00 PM
3A.1
The Statistics of Floods from a 24yr Re-Analysis of the National Water Model
David J. Gochis, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and A. Dugger, B. Cosgrove, A. Rafieeinasab, J. McCreight, Y. Zhang, L. karsten, D. N. Yates, W. Yu, and L. Pan
4:15 PM
3A.2
5:00 PM
3A.5
FLASH use cases for the flash floods of 2016
Jonathan J. Gourley, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and S. M. Martinaitis and M. Kelsch
5:15 PM
3A.6
Simulating Inundated Land Area in the Red River Basin using the VIC model within the NASA Land Information System
Shugong Wang, SAIC at NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and K. Cherkauer, A. W. Wood, L. C. Bowling, C. D. Peters-Lidard, A. Getirana, M. M. DeWeese, and P. J. Restrepo
Recording files available
Session 3B
Hydrometeorological Extremes, Part III
Location: 602 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 31st Conference on Hydrology
Organizer: John McHenry, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems
Chair: Ana P. Barros, Duke University
4:15 PM
3B.2
Atmospheric Rivers in Climate Simulations: A Multi-model, Global Evaluation
Bin Guan, University of California, Pasadena, CA; and D. E. Waliser

4:45 PM
3B.4
Influence of Atmospheric Rivers in Extra-Tropical Patterns of Hydrological Extremes
Homero A. Paltan, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom; and D. E. Waliser, S. Dadson, and B. Guan
5:15 PM
3B.6
Atmospheric Rivers and Debris Flows in California during Water Years 2005–2014
Jason M. Cordeira, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH; and A. M. Young and K. T. Skelly

5:30 PM-7:30 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017


Reception and Exhibits Opening
Location: 4AB (Washington State Convention Center )

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Recording files available
Joint Session 1
Methodology, Evaluation, and Application of Climate Downscaling, Part I
Location: 602 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 31st Conference on Hydrology; and the 29th Conference on Climate Variability and Change )
Cochairs: L. Ruby Leung, PNNL; Yolande Serra, JISAO/Univ. of Washington; Francina Dominguez, University of Illinois; Christopher L. Castro, University of Arizona
8:30 AM
J1.1
An Overview of Climate Projections Performed for North America CORDEX
Linda O. Mearns, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. W. Arritt, M. S. Bukovsky, C. L. Castro, and H. I. Chang
8:45 AM
J1.2
9:00 AM
J1.3
9:30 AM
J1.5
Comparing the performance of multiple statistical downscaling approaches using a perfect model framework
Anne Marie K. Stoner, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX; and K. Hayhoe, K. W. Dixon, J. Lanzante, and I. Scott-Fleming
9:45 AM
J1.6
Exploring the Sensitivity of Projected Climate Indices to Statistical Downscaling Choices
Keith W. Dixon, NOAA/GFDL, Princeton, NJ; and M. J. Nath and J. Lanzante
Recording files available
Joint Session 3
Regional and Coastal Hydrodynamic Model Coupling, Including Hydrological Impacts -Part I
Location: Conference Center: Chelan 4 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 15th Symposium on the Coastal Environment; and the 31st Conference on Hydrology )
Cochairs: Gregory Dusek, NOAA; Nickitas Georgas, Stevens Institute of Technology; Michael Ek, NOAA
8:45 AM
J3.2
National Deployment of the Nearshore Wave Prediction System for Marine Hazard Guidance
Andre J. van der Westhuysen, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, College Park, MD; and R. Padilla, P. Santos, A. Gibbs, D. Gaer, D. Spindler, G. Dusek, J. W. Long, and N. P. Kurkowski
9:15 AM
J3.4
Coupling Effects Between Unstructured WAVEWATCH III and FVCOM in Shallow Water Regions of the Great Lakes
Jian Kuang, IMSG@NOAA/NWS/NCEP, College Park, MD; and A. J. Van der Westhuysen, E. J. Anderson, G. Mann, A. Fujisaki, and J. G. W. Kelley
9:45 AM
J3.6
Theory and Practice of Phase-Aware Ensemble Forecasting
Justin Schulte, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ; and N. Georgas
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Session 4
Diagnostic Evaluation and Improvement of Land Models, Part I
Location: 604 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 31st Conference on Hydrology
Chair: Sujay Kumar, NASA/GSFC
Cochairs: Grey S. Nearing, NASA; Martyn Clark, NCAR; Eric Gilleland, NCAR; Joseph A. Santanello Jr., NASA/GSFC
8:30 AM
4.1
Systematic Evaluation of Land Surface Models Using the International Land Model Benchmarking (ILAMB) Package` (Invited Presentation)
Forrest M. Hoffman, ORNL, Oak Ridge, TN; and N. Collier, J. T. Randerson, M. Mu, W. J. Riley, D. M. Lawrence, G. Keppel-Aleks, and C. D. Koven
9:00 AM
4.3
Testing Turbulence Schemes in Land Models During Stable Conditions
Karl Lapo, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and M. Clark, B. Nijssen, and J. D. Lundquist
9:15 AM
4.4
Towards a More Careful Construction of Land Models
Martyn Clark, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and B. Nijssen

9:30 AM
4.5
Evaluation of Spatio-Temporal Variability in Land Surface Models using Objective Regionalization
Hamada S. Badr, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; and B. F. Zaitchik, K. R. Arsenault, and S. V. Kumar

9:45 AM
4.6
Using Tiling Schemes to Evaluate Earth System Models at the Field-Scale
Nathaniel Chaney, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; and M. van Huijgevoort, B. N. Sulman, P. Gauthier, E. Shevliakova, P. C. D. Milly, and S. Malyshev

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017


Coffee Break
Location: 4AB (Washington State Convention Center )

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

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Joint Session 2
Methodology, Evaluation, and Application of Climate Downscaling, Part II
Location: 602 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 31st Conference on Hydrology; and the 29th Conference on Climate Variability and Change )
Cochairs: Ruby Leung, PNNL; Yolande Serra, JISAO/Univ. of Washington; Francina Dominguez, University of Illinois; Christopher L. Castro, University of Arizona
10:30 AM
J2.1
Uncertainty in Downscaling Across a Continuum of Methods
Ethan Gutmann, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and M. Clark, J. R. Arnold, R. M. Rasmussen, L. D. Brekke, and K. Nowak
10:45 AM
J2.2
Comparing Mid-Century Climate Change Projections at Convective Resolving Scales (2-km) for Life Zones Within Puerto Rico
Jared H. Bowden, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; and A. M. Wootten, A. Terando, R. P. Boyles, V. Misra, and A. Bhardwaj
11:00 AM
J2.3
Strange Floods: Downscaling Simulations of the Storms that Produce Them
James A. Smith, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; and M. L. Baeck
11:15 AM
J2.4
Projecting Water Levels of the Laurentian Great Lakes in the 21st Century from a Dynamical Downscaling Perspective
Chuliang Xiao, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; and B. M. Lofgren, J. Wang, P. Y. Chu, and A. Gronewold
11:30 AM
J2.5
Regional Climate Modeling of Vegetation Feedbacks on the Asian-Australian Monsoon Systems
Michael Notaro, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and G. Chen, Y. Yu, F. Wang, A. Tawfik, and R. Stoeckli
12:00 PM
Identification of Large-Scale Climate Drivers in Flood-Generating Mechanisms - Raquel Lorente-Plazas
Recording files available
Joint Session 4
Regional and Coastal Hydrodynamic Model Coupling, Including Hydrological Impacts -Part II
Location: Conference Center: Chelan 4 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 15th Symposium on the Coastal Environment; and the 31st Conference on Hydrology )
Cochairs: Frank Aikman, NOAA; Michael Ek, NOAA
10:45 AM
J4.2
Validating an Operational Forecast Model for Coastal Water Levels
Joseph W. Long, USGS, Saint Petersburg, FL; and J. A. Brown, A. J. Van der Westhuysen, and H. F. Stockdon
11:00 AM
J4.3
Progress on the IOOS COMT Wave, Surge and Inundation Modeling Testbed for Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands
Andre J. van der Westhuysen, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, College Park, MD; and J. Westerink, C. Anselmi, R. Calzada, C. Forbes, J. Gonzalez, A. Mercado, J. Rhome, E. Rodriguez, V. Roeber, J. Smith, and D. Yang
11:15 AM
J4.4
Deriving Forecast Inundation from SLOSH MEOWs: Initial Results from a Demonstration Project in Puerto Rico
Laura Paulik, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and T. Trogdon, C. Fritz, and J. Rhome

11:30 AM
J4.5
Recording files available
Session 5
Diagnostic Evaluation and Improvement of Land Models, Part II
Location: 604 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 31st Conference on Hydrology
Chair: Sujay Kumar, NASA/GSFC
Cochairs: Grey S. Nearing, NASA; Martyn Clark, NCAR; Eric Gilleland, NCAR
10:45 AM
5.2
Memory of Cycled Land Surface States in RAP and HRRR As a Tool to Assess the Quality of Model-Data Fusion
Tatiana G. Smirnova, NOAA/ESRL/GSD - CIRES, Boulder, CO; and S. Benjamin, J. M. Brown, and M. Hu
11:00 AM
5.3
Evaluating and Improving the Information Content of Satellite Soil Moisture Measurements
Sujay Kumar, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and I. Suhr, P. A. Dirmeyer, and C. D. Peters-Lidard
11:15 AM
5.4
Using FLUXNET observations and 4-km WRF CONUS simulations to diagnose surface coupling strength
Yanping Li, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada; and L. Chen, F. Chen, and M. Barlage
11:30 AM
5.5
Retrospective and Real-Time Analysis of Snow States from Version 1.0 of the National Water Model Using In-Situ, Satellite, and Lidar Observations
Logan Karsten, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and D. Gochis, J. McCreight, A. Dugger, M. Barlage, T. H. Painter, G. Fall, and C. Olheiser
11:45 AM
5.6
New Representation of Cumulus Rainfall and Subgrid-Level Soil Moisture Heterogeneity in Regional Simulations
Ian Baker, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and P. J. Sellers, S. Denning, I. medina, P. kraus, K. Haynes, N. Geyer, and D. C. Smith

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

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Joint Session 5
Regional and Coastal Hydrodynamic Model Coupling, Including Hydrological Impacts -Part III
Location: Conference Center: Chelan 4 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 15th Symposium on the Coastal Environment; and the 31st Conference on Hydrology )
Cochairs: Andre Van der Westhuysen, IMSG@NOAA/NWS/NCEP; Michael Ek, NOAA
1:45 PM
J5.2
Effect of Local Winds on Circulation and Stratification in a Large Discharge Mesotidal Estuary: the Case of the Columbia River Estuary
Isabella Scroccaro, ARPA FVG and Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR; and A. Baptista, T. Karna, P. Turner, and J. Lopez

Handout (2.1 MB)

2:00 PM
J5.3
Linking Hydrologic and Coastal Hydrodynamic Models in the Great Lakes
Eric J. Anderson, NOAA/ERL/GLERL, Ann Arbor, MI; and A. Gronewold, L. Pei, C. Xiao, L. E. Fitzpatrick, B. M. Lofgren, P. Y. Chu, T. Hunter, D. J. Gochis, K. Sampson, and A. Dugger
Recording files available
Session 6A
Diagnostic Evaluation and Improvement of Land Models, Part III
Location: 604 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 31st Conference on Hydrology
Chair: Sujay Kumar, NASA/GSFC
Cochairs: Grey S. Nearing, NASA; Martyn Clark, NCAR; Eric Gilleland, NCAR; Joseph A. Santanello Jr., NASA/GSFC
1:30 PM
6A.1
Process-Level Diagnostics of Terrestrial Hydrology Models
Grey S. Nearing, NASA, Greenbelt, MD; and B. Ruddell, M. Clark, and B. Nijssen
1:45 PM
6A.2
The Sensitivity of a Coupled Atmosphere-Hydrology Model at Lake George, NY to Changes in Land Surface Model Configuration and Stream Celerity
Campbell Watson, The Weather Co., Yorktown Heights, NY; and F. Liu, L. C. V. Real, M. Tewari, J. Cipriani, L. A. Treinish, and M. Henderson
2:15 PM
6A.4
Integrated Spatial Characteristics of Land Use Influencing Water Quality in Upper Catchment of Miyun Reservoir
Erqi xu, Institute of Geographic Sciences & Natural Resources Research, Beijing, China; and E. Shang

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Session 6B
Remote Sensing Applications in Hydrology, Part I
Location: 602 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 31st Conference on Hydrology
Chair: John B. Eylander, US Army Corps of Engineers
CoChair: Elias Deeb, Army Engineer Research and Engineering Center
1:30 PM
6B.1
Terrestrial biosphere-atmosphere feedbacks and the CO2 effect
Julia K Green, Columbia University, New York, NY; and P. Gentine and A. G. Konings
1:45 PM
6B.2
Characterizing the Effects of Temporal Upscaling on Remote Sensing-based Estimates of Evapotranspiration at Field Scales
Joseph G. Alfieri, USDA/ARS, Beltsville, MD; and M. C. Anderson and W. P. Kustas

2:00 PM
6B.3

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )

Joint Poster Session 1
Methodology, Evaluation, and Application of Climate Downscaling
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 31st Conference on Hydrology; and the 29th Conference on Climate Variability and Change )
Cochairs: Ruby Leung, PNNL; Yolande Serra, JISAO/Univ. of Washington; Francina Dominguez, University of Illinois; Christopher L. Castro, University of Arizona
455
150-Year CONUS Quasi-Dynamical Downscaling Product
Trude Eidhammer, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and E. Gutmann, M. Clark, J. R. Arnold, L. D. Brekke, R. Rasmussen, and K. Nowak

461
Identification of Large-Scale Climate Drivers in Flood-Generating Mechanisms
Raquel Lorente-Plazas, University of Washington, Bothell, WA; and G. Mauger and E. Salathé

464
Hydrological Projections on a Small European Catchment
Rita Pongracz, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary; and J. Bartholy, A. Kis, and J. A. Szabó
Manuscript (1.5 MB)

465
Diagnosing Ecohydrologic and Atmospheric Feedbacks from Beetle-Induced Tree Mortality with a Coupled Atmosphere-Hydrology Model
Mary Forrester, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO; and R. M. Maxwell, D. Gochis, L. Bearup, and A. Porter


Poster Session 3
Diagnostic Evaluation and Improvement of Land Models
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 31st Conference on Hydrology
Chair: Sujay Kumar, NASA/GSFC
Cochairs: Grey S. Nearing, NASA; Martyn Clark, NCAR; Eric Gilleland, NCAR; Joseph A. Santanello Jr., NASA/GSFC
466
Reducing the Systematic Wet Bias in the NAM
Yihua Wu, NCEP, College Park, MD; and M. B. Ek

468
Evaluation of Multiple Land Surface Models for a Data Sparse Region
Kristi R. Arsenault, SAIC at NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and A. McNally, S. Shukla, A. Getirana, B. Narapusetty, S. Kumar, J. M. Roningen, H. C. Jung, D. Mocko, B. F. Zaitchik, H. S. Badr, S. Wang, R. Koster, and C. D. Peters-Lidard

469
Hydrological Impacts from Fire-Induced Surface Albedo Darkening in Africa
John Bolten, NASA, Greenbelt, MD; and M. Gupta, C. Ichoku, and C. K. Gatebe

470
A Comparison Study of the Noah and Noah-MP Land Surface Models
James P. Cipriani, The Weather Company, an IBM Business, Yorktown Heights, NY; and M. Tewari and C. D. Watson

471
Orographic Land-Atmosphere Interactions and the Diurnal Cycle of Low Level Clouds and Fog
Anna Maria Wilson, University of California, San Diego's Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA; and A. P. Barros

472
Identification of Moisture Transport Pathways Using a Self-Organizing Map (SOM) Method
Natalie Teale, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ; and D. A. Robinson

473
Evaluating Full Physics and Conceptual Hydrological Model Soil Moisture Simulations with Observations
Robert J. Zamora, NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and A. R. Thorstensen and R. Cifelli

474
WRF-Hydro-RAPID Performance in Predicting Recent Texas Hill Country Flash Floods
Peirong Lin, University of Texas-Austin, Austin, TX; and Z. L. Yang, L. J. Hopper Jr., and J. W. Zeitler


Poster Session 4
Remote Sensing Applications in Hydrology
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 31st Conference on Hydrology
Chair: John B. Eylander, US Army Corps of Engineers
CoChair: Elias Deeb, Army Engineer Research and Engineering Center
478
Quantify the Error Propagation of Satellite Precipitation by a Hydrologic Analytical Framework
Yiwen Mei, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT; and E. Anagnostou, X. shen, and E. Nikolopoulos
Manuscript (141.5 kB)

Handout (1.5 MB)

481
NCA-LDAS: A Terrestrial Water Analysis Tool for Sustained Assessment and Public Dissemination of National Climate Indicators
Michael F. Jasinski, NASA GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and S. Kumar, C. D. Peters-Lidard, K. R. Arsenault, H. Beaudoing, J. Bolten, J. S. Borak, S. Kempler, B. Li, D. M. Mocko, M. Rodell, H. Rui, D. S. Silberstein, B. Teng, and B. Vollmer

482
Making Soil Moisture Sensors Better for Hydroclimatic Applications
Chen Xu, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and K. Zhang and Y. Hong

4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

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Session 7
Remote Sensing Applications in Hydrology, Part II
Location: 604 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 31st Conference on Hydrology
Organizer: John McHenry, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems
Chair: John B. Eylander, US Army Corps of Engineers
CoChair: Elias Deeb, Army Engineer Research and Engineering Center
Recording files available
Themed Joint Session 9
Innovative Water Cycle Observations
Location: 602 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 31st Conference on Hydrology; the Observation Symposium: Progress, Problems, and Prospects; and the 21st Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface )
Organizer: David Gochis, NCAR
Cochairs: Sanmei Li, George Mason University; Tilden P. Meyers, NOAA/OAR/ARL/ATDD; Thomas H. Painter, JPL; Jeffrey Deems, NSIDC
4:30 PM
TJ9.3
The ICESat-2 Inland Water Height Data Product
Michael F. Jasinski, NASA GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and J. D. Stoll, C. D. Arp, C. M. Birkett, K. M. Brunt, C. C. Carabajal, M. Carroll, W. B. Cook, D. J. Harding, C. A. Hiemstra, B. M. Jones, T. Markus, T. Neumann, and T. M. Pavelsky
4:45 PM
TJ9.4
Innovative Remote Sensors for Streamflow Measurement
Daniel J. Wasielewski, CIMMS, Norman, OK; and J. J. Gourley and J. W. Fulton
5:15 PM
TJ9.6
Use of Cosmic-ray Soil Moisture Observing System (COSMOS) to Verify and Improve Land Surface Model Output
Laura Clemente-Harding, ERDC, Alexandria, VA; and A. Fisher, M. Lewis, C. Smith, C. Wayant, and J. B. Eylander

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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Session 8A
Land Data Assimilation Techniques and Systems, Part I
Location: 604 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 31st Conference on Hydrology
Cochairs: Clara Draper, USRA; John Bolten, NASA; Youlong Xia, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC; Kun Yang, Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences (ITP-CAS)
8:30 AM
8A.1
8:45 AM
8A.2
Land data assimilation in China: A review (Invited Presentation)
Xin Li, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Lanzhou, China; and M. Fang

9:00 AM
8A.3
9:15 AM
8A.4
Advancing the Timeliness of the Real-time N. American Land Data Assimilation System 2: Development and Evaluation
Youlong Xia, EMC/NCEP/IMSG, College Park, MD; and J. Meng, H. Wei, K. Mitchell, Y. Lin, E. Rogers, and M. Ek
9:30 AM
8A.5
ERA5-Land: a New State-Of-The-Art Global Land Surface Reanalysis Dataset
Joaquin Muñoz-Sabater, ECMWF, Reading, United Kingdom; and E. Dutra, G. Balsamo, S. Hirahara, H. Herbasch, D. Dee, and S. Boussetta
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Session 8B
Precipitation Processes and Observations for Atmospheric, Land Surface, and Hydrological Modeling, Part I
Location: 602 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 31st Conference on Hydrology
Cochairs: Yu Zhang, NOAA/NWS; Pingping Xie, NOAA/NWS/NCEP; Eleonora Demaria, ARS; Emad Habib, Univ. of Louisiana
8:30 AM
8B.1
Development of Gridded Daily Ensemble Precipitation and Temperature Datasets for Hawai'i and Alaska (Invited Presentation)
Andrew J. Newman, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and M. Clark, R. J. Longman, T. W. Giambelluca, J. Cherry, A. W. Wood, and J. R. Arnold
9:15 AM
8B.4
Improving the Accuracy of Satellite Rainfall Estimates via Large-scale Environment
Veljko Petković, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and C. D. Kummerow

9:30 AM
8B.5
Probabilistic Quantitative Precipitation Estimates with Ground and Space-based Radars
Pierre-Emmanuel Kirstetter, NOAA/NSSL, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. J. Gourley and J. Zhang

9:45 AM
8B.6
Improving PERSIANN-CCS Rainfall Estimates using Probability Matching Method (PMM)
Negar Karbalaee, University of California, Irvine, CA; and K. L. Hsu and S. Sorooshian

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017


Coffee Break
Location: 4AB (Washington State Convention Center )

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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Session 9A
Land Data Assimilation Techniques and Systems, Part II
Location: 604 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 31st Conference on Hydrology
Cochairs: Clara Draper, USRA; John Bolten, NASA; Youlong Xia, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC; Kun Yang, Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences (ITP-CAS)
11:00 AM
9A.3
Snow Hydrologic Data Assimilation for Water Supply Forecasting with the National Water Model: Observation Error Characterization and Particle Filtering Results
James McCreight, NCAR, Boulder, Colorado; and L. Karsten, P. Romanov, D. Gochis, A. Dugger, J. Poterjoy, T. H. Painter, and J. Deems
11:15 AM
9A.4
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Session 9B
Precipitation Processes and Observations for Atmospheric, Land Surface, and Hydrological Modeling, Part II
Location: 602 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 31st Conference on Hydrology
Cochairs: Yu Zhang, NOAA/NWS; Pingping Xie, NOAA/NWS/NCEP; Eleonora Demaria, ARS; Emad Habib, Univ. of Louisiana
11:45 AM
9B.6
The WMO Solid Precipitation Intercomparison and the determination of universal wind speed corrections
John Kochendorfer, NOAA, Oak Ridge, TN; and R. Nitu, M. Wolff, C. B. Baker, R. Rasmussen, M. Earle, A. Reverdin, K. Wong, C. D. Smith, D. Yang, Y. A. Roulet, S. Buisan, K. Isaksen, T. Laine, J. L. C. Aceituno, R. Brækkan, S. Landolt, A. Jachcik, and E. Mekis
12:00 PM
High Elevation Precipitation Uncertaintyand Inference of Sierra Nevada Precipitation Patterns from Streamflow Observations - Brian Henn

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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Lecture 2
Horton Lecture
Location: 602 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 20th Conference of Atmospheric Science Librarians International; the Second Symposium on Multi-scale Atmospheric Predictability; the Observation Symposium: Progress, Problems, and Prospects; the 33rd Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies; the 29th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; the 28th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting / 24th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction; the 26th Symposium on Education; the 21st Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface; the 19th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry; the 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology; the 15th Conference on Artificial and Computational Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences; the 15th Symposium on the Coastal Environment; the 14th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography; the 14th Conference on Space Weather; the 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; the Major Weather Impacts of 2016; the 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment; the 12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice; the Ninth Symposium on Aerosol–Cloud–Climate Interactions; the Eighth Conference on Weather, Climate, Water and the New Energy Economy; the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health; the Eighth Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications; the Eighth Conference on the Meteorological Application of Lightning Data; the Seventh Conference on Transition of Research to Operations; the 31st Conference on Hydrology; the Fifth Symposium on the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise; the Fifth Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation’s Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events; the Fifth AMS Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation; the Fifth Symposium on Prediction of the Madden-Julian Oscillation: Processes, Prediction and Impact; the Third Symposium on High Performance Computing for Weather, Water, and Climate; the Special Symposium on Greening the Built Environment; and the Events )
Organizer: John B. Eylander, US Army Corps of Engineers
Lecturer: Hoshin V. Gupta, University of Arizona
Cochairs: Michael Ek, NOAA; David J. Gochis, NCAR; John N. McHenry, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems, LLC
1:30 PM
L2.1

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )

Poster Session 5
Advances in Evaporation and Evaporative Demand
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 31st Conference on Hydrology
Cochairs: Christopher Hain, University of Maryland; Jennifer C. Adam, Washington State University; Martha C. Anderson, USDA/ARS; Michael Hobbins, CIRES
1050
Irrigation Effects on Soil Moisture Analysis in ERA-Interim Reanalysis
Obbe Tuinenburg, Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands; and J. P. R. de Vries, S. C. Dekker, and M. J. Wassen

1051
Investigating Water Use Over The Choptank River Watershed Using a Multi-Satellite Data Fusion Approach
Liang Sun, USDA, Beltsville, MD; and M. C. Anderson, F. Gao, C. Hain, J. G. Alfieri, A. Sharifi, Y. Yang, Y. Yang, and W. Dulaney

1052
Impact of Tile Drainage on Evapotranspiration (ET) using Long-Term Daily High Resolution ET Estimated with Multi-Satellite Data Fusion Method
Yun Yang, USDA/ARS, Beltsville, MD; and M. C. Anderson, F. Gao, C. Hain, W. P. Kustas, T. P. Meyers, T. Wilson, W. Crow, L. Sun, and Y. Yang

1053
The GLACE-Hydrology Experiment: Advancing Understanding of Land Processes in Coupled Climate –Hydrological System
Sanjiv Kumar, NOAA, Boulder, CO; and M. Newman, D. M. Lawrence, and B. Livneh

1055
Study of water use in the Central Sands of Wisconsin at high spatiotemporal resolution
Yang Yang, USDA/ARS, Beltsville, MD; and M. C. Anderson, F. Gao, M. Nocco, Y. Yang, L. Sun, and W. Dulaney

1056
Development of a 375-m VIIRS-based Evapotranspiration Product over the MENA Region
Christopher Hain, University of Maryland, Camp Springs, MD; and M. C. Anderson, M. A. Schull, C. M. U. Neale, and X. Zhan

1057
1058
How are Regional Water and Energy Cycles Affected by Improvements in Irrigation Efficiency?
Keyvan Malek, Washington State University, Pullman, WA; and J. C. Adam and C. Stockle

1059
An Open Source Implementation of the DisALEXI ET Data Fusion Suite
Mitchell Andrew Schull, CICS, College Park, MD; and C. Hain, M. C. Anderson, F. Gao, C. M. U. Neale, and X. Zhan

Handout (18.2 MB)


Poster Session 6
Drought Analysis and Prediction
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 31st Conference on Hydrology
Cochairs: Joshua K. Roundy, University of Kansas; Michael Hobbins, CIRES; Eric F. Wood, Princeton University; Dennis P. Lettenmaier, UCLA
1060
A SMAP-Based Drought Monitoring Product
Sara Sadri, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA; and E. F. Wood, M. Pan, and D. Lettenmaier

1062
Global Characteristics of Flash Droughts
Mu Xiao, Unversity of California, Los Angeles, CA; and K. Mo and D. Lettenmaier

1063
Improvements of K Drought Index in Southern China
Yiping Li, Institute of Arid Meteorology, CMA, Lanzhou, China

1068
Using FRET for Drought Mitigation
Cynthia K. Palmer, NOAA/NWS, Shreveport, LA; and H. D. Osborne and M. Hobbins

1069
Whither the 100th Meridian: The Once and Future Physical Geography of America's Arid-Humid Divide
Nathan Lis, Penn State University, University Park, PA; and J. Feldman, R. Seager, and M. Ting

1070
1071
Merged-field Analysis considering the Atmospheric-Oceanic Factors for the Meteorological Drought Analysis in South Korea
Ae-sook Suh, Korea Water Resources Corporation, Gwacheon-si, South Korea; and J. B. Ahn

1073
Probabilistic Drought Forecasts Using the Improved Hydrological Drought Index in Korea
Suk Hwan Jang Sr., Daejin University, Pocheon-si, Korea, The Republic of; and J. K. Lee Sr., J. H. Oh Sr., and J. W. Jo Sr.


Poster Session 7
Hydrometeorological Applications, Products, and Services
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 31st Conference on Hydrology
Organizer: John McHenry, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems
Chair: John McHenry, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems
1075
Development of Gridded Snow Depth Climatology in Eurasia
Lawrence M. Vulis, City College, New York, NY; and N. Devineni, S. R. Helfrich, and C. Kongoli

1077
The Predictability of River Flood Forecasting in the Brahmaputra and Ganges River Catchments utilizing Remotely-Sensed Data
Thomas M. Hopson, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and D. P. Broman, E. Riddle, S. Priya, R. Brakenridge, C. M. Birkett, J. Boehnert, T. De Groeve, A. Dumont, B. Rajagopalan, K. Sampson, and D. Yates


Poster Session 8
Land Data Assimilation Techniques and Systems
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 31st Conference on Hydrology
Cochairs: Clara Draper, USRA; John Bolten, NASA; Youlong Xia, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC; Kun Yang, Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences (ITP-CAS)
1082
An Agro-hydro-climatic dataset for the U.S. Corn Belt: Development, Validations and Applications
Xing Liu, Purdue Univeristy, West Lafayette, IN; and E. Jacobs, L. L. Biehl, A. Kumar, J. Andresen, and D. Niyogi

1083
Assimilation of the AFWA Snow Depth Product into NCEP Operational CFS/GFS System
Jiarui Dong, NOAA, College Park, MD; and M. Ek, S. Kumar, C. Peters-Lidard, H. Wei, W. Zheng, and J. Meng

1084
Improvement of Simulated Soil Moisture and Temperature from HRLDAS in East Asia by Parameter Uncertainty Quantification
Xueli Huo, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China; and Q. Duan, W. Gong, Z. Di, J. Li, and C. Wang

Handout (955.9 kB)

1085
Present status and future plan of CMA Land Data Assimilation System
Chunxiang Shi, CMA, Beijing, China; and L. Jiang, T. zhang, X. Liang, Z. jiang, S. Han, B. Xu, and Z. Zhu

1086
1087
Implementation of the Updated Land Information System in the NCEP Global Land Data Assimilation System (GLDAS)
Jesse Meng, NOAA NCEP, College Park, MD; and J. Dong, R. Shrestha, and M. B. Ek

1088
Comparison and Assessment of Three Advanced Land Surface Models in Simulating Terrestrial Water Storage Components over the United States
Youlong Xia, EMC/NCEP/IMSG, College Park, MD; and D. M. Mocko, M. Huang, B. Li, M. Rodell, K. Mitchell, X. Cai, and M. Ek

1089
Estimation of Surface Turbulent Fluxes via Variational Assimilation of Air Temperature and Specific Humidity
Elahe Tajfar, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI; and S. Bateni, P. Gentine, and S. A. Margulis

1090
High Resolution LDAS Experiment Using URMA and GLDAS Products
Roshan Shrestha, NOAA/NCEP/EMC, IMSG, College Park, MD; and P. Shafran, M. Pondeca, J. Meng, G. Dimego, and M. Ek


Poster Session 9
Precipitation Processes and Observations for Atmospheric, Land Surface, and Hydrological Modeling
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 31st Conference on Hydrology
Cochairs: Yu Zhang, NOAA/NWS; Pingping Xie, NOAA/NWS/NCEP; Eleonora Demaria, ARS; Emad Habib, Univ. of Louisiana
1092
Applying an Evaporation Correction Scheme for Real-Time Radar-Based Instantaneous Rain Rates
Steven M. Martinaitis, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and H. M. Grams, J. Zhang, K. W. Howard, and Y. Qi

1094
Validation of CHIRP Satellite Rainfall Estimates
Tufa Dinku, Columbia University, Palisades, NY

1095
National Snowfall Analysis Version 2
Greg Fall, NOAA/NWS, Chanhassen, MN; and K. H. Sparrow

1096
The Need for Robust and Accurate Precipitation Gauge Metadata for Radar-Based QPE
Steven M. Martinaitis, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and H. M. Grams, B. T. Kaney, S. S. Harkema, and K. W. Howard

1099
Toward Improved Seasonal Forecasting of Water Resources and North American monsoon Precipitation in the Southwestern United States
Hsin-I Chang, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and C. L. Castro, S. Megdal, and E. M. Tapia

1101
A Bayesian Approach to Blend Satellite Precipitation Products and Ground Gauge Measurements in the Yangtze River Basin
Zhe Li, Institute of Geographic Sciences, Beijing, China; and D. Yang, J. Chen, and Q. Tang

1102
Relating Rainfall Intensity to Sediment Mobilization in a Mid-Atlantic Watershed
Margaret M Orr, University of Delaware, Newark, DE; and R. D. Rowland and S. Inamdar

1103
The Delineation of the Rain/Snow Line on the Side of a Mountain and Its Effects on Runoff
Heather D. Reeves, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and W. M. Bartolini

1107
1108
Recent Pre-Launch Improvements to the GOES-R Rainfall Rate Algorithm
Yan Hao, IMSG, College Park, MD; and R. J. Kuligowski and Y. Li

1110
Impact of Cloud Parameterization on Rainfall Simulations over the South Amazonia in Community Atmospheric Model Version 5 (CAM5)
Kai Zhang, University of Texas, Austin, TX; and R. Fu, M. Shaikh, S. Ghan, M. Wang, and J. Marengo

1111
Uncertainty Assessment of Radar Rainfall Estimates on Streamflow Simulation - an Application in Southern Brazil
Aline Schneider Falck, SIMEPAR, Curitiba, Brazil; and C. Beneti, L. Calvetti, R. L. Neundorf, R. T. Inouye, C. Oliveira, B. B. Maske, D. L. Herdies, J. Tomasella, V. Maggioni, F. L. R. Diniz, D. A. Vila, and R. Caram

1112
Examining Shallow Snowfall Cases by Using Ground-Based Cloud Radars
William Hahn, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and M. S. Kulie and T. S. L'Ecuyer

1114
Evaluating diurnal cycle of different satellite precipitation in China
Bin Xu, CMA, Beijing, China; and C. Shi, L. Jiang, and P. Xie

4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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Joint Session 6
Advances in Prediction and Analysis of Hydrological Models Using Highperformance Computing
Location: Conference Center: Chelan 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Third Symposium on High Performance Computing for Weather, Water, and Climate; and the 31st Conference on Hydrology )
Cochairs: Brian J. Etherton, ESRL/GSD; John N. McHenry, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems, LLC
4:00 PM
J6.1
Evaluating the RAPID Streamflow Simulations Using JULES and Noah Land Surface Models with Cross-Spectral Analysis: Case Study of the Thames Basin, United Kingdom
Ahmad Tavakoly, US Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg, MS; and A. Snow, G. Weedon, R. Gilham, M. Best, J. M. Roningen, J. B. Eylander, and R. Harmon
4:15 PM
J6.2
Contextualizing Hydrologic Response Sensitivities to Climate-Changed Futures Across the U.S
J ARNOLD, US Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle, WA; and M. Clark, E. Gutmann, A. W. Wood, R. M. Rasmussen, A. J. Newman, B. Nijssen, N. Mizukami, P. Mendoza, and J. A. Vano
4:45 PM
J6.4
Applying WRF-Hydro in the Great Lakes Basin: Offline Simulations in the Seasonal Hydrological Responses
Lisi Pei, NOAA, Ann Arbor, MI; and A. Gronewold, D. J. Gochis, K. Sampson, A. Dugger, C. Xiao, L. Mason, B. M. Lofgren, and P. Y. Chu
5:15 PM
J6.6
Development and Implementation of the NOAA National Water Model Using High Performance Computing Resource on the NSF/NCAR and NOAA Supercomputing Systems (Invited Presentation)
Wei Yu, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and D. J. Gochis, D. N. Yates, A. Dugger, K. Sampson, J. McCreight, L. Pan, Y. Wu, B. Cosgrove, Z. Cui, C. Pham, and G. Sood
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Session 10
Precipitation Processes and Observations for Atmospheric, Land Surface, and Hydrological Modeling, Part III
Location: 604 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 31st Conference on Hydrology
Cochairs: Yu Zhang, NOAA/NWS; Pingping Xie, NOAA/NWS/NCEP; Eleonora Demaria, ARS; Emad Habib, Univ. of Louisiana
4:30 PM
10.3
Impact of Rain Gauge Location Errors on Verification of Radar-Based Precipitation Estimates
Sebastian S. Harkema, NWC REU Program, Norman, OK; and H. M. Grams, S. M. Martinaitis, and B. T. Kaney
4:45 PM
10.4
Statistical Reliability of Quantitative Precipitation Forecasts from the High-Resolution Rapid Refresh
Eric P. James, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/ESRL/GSD, Boulder, CO; and T. Alcott and C. R. Alexander
5:15 PM
10.6
Assessing the Performance of Short Range Quantitative Precipitation Forecasts Used in the New NWS National Water Model (NWM)
Xia Feng, NOAA/NWS/OWP/NWC, Tuscaloosa, AL; and B. Cosgrove, Y. Liu, H. Lee, D. J. Gochis, L. Karsten, A. Rafieeinasab, A. Dugger, J. McCreight, and T. Alcott

5:30 PM-6:30 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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Awards Banquet Reception
Location: 4AB (Washington State Convention Center )
5:30 PM
Awards Banquet Reception

7:00 PM-10:00 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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97th AMS Awards Banquet
Location: Ballroom 6ABCE (Washington State Convention Center )
7:00 PM
97th AMS Awards Banquet

Thursday, 26 January 2017

8:00 AM-9:30 AM: Thursday, 26 January 2017

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Joint Session 9
Artificial Intelligence (AI) Applications in Real-World Hydrologic Problems: How Much Did It Rain?
Location: 602 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 31st Conference on Hydrology; and the 15th Conference on Artificial and Computational Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences )
Cochairs: Francisco M. Alvarez, Saint Louis University; John N. McHenry, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems, LLC
8:00 AM
J9.1
Assessing Methods to Temporally Disaggregate Precipitation for Model Simulation and Calibration
Violeta Toma, Climate Forecast Applications Network, Reno, NV; and M. D. Zuluaga and J. Williams
8:15 AM
J9.2
Development of a Bias Correction Algorithm for Near-Real Time Satellite Rainfall Observations for Flood Forecasting in Poorly Gauged Basins
Jianning Ren, Washington State University, Pullman, WA; and M. Rasmy, Y. Shibuo, Y. Iwami, T. Koike, and J. C. Adam
8:45 AM
J9.4
A Study on the Climatological Characteristics of DSD between Spring and Autumn Season in Korea
Byoung-Geun Seol, Pukyong National University, Busan, Korea, The Republic of; and D. I. Lee, S. H. Suh, D. K. Kim, and D. H. Ha
9:00 AM
J9.5
Drop Size Distribution Characteristics by Vertical Wind in Orographic Precipitation
Hyeonjoon Kim, Pukyong National University, Busan, Korea, The Republic of; and D. I. Lee, C. H. You, and D. K. Kim
9:15 AM
J9.6
Rainfall Enhancement by Orographic Effects on the Mt. Jiri, Korea
Yu-Bin Lee, Pukyong National University, Busan, Korea, The Republic of; and Y. Kang, D. K. Kim, D. I. Lee, and D. H. Ha

8:30 AM-9:30 AM: Thursday, 26 January 2017

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Session 11
Hydro-Meteorological Applications, Products and Services, Part I
Location: 604 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 31st Conference on Hydrology
Organizer: John McHenry, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems
Chair: John McHenry, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems
8:30 AM
11.1
Benchmarking DASSP, a Cloud-Based Downscaling System for 30-Meter Global Soil Moisture Estimates
William E. Audette, Creare LLC, Hanover, NH; and M. P. Ueckermann, C. A. Brooks, D. R. Callender, J. D. Walthour, and J. Bieszczad
8:45 AM
11.2
9:00 AM
11.3
A Hydrologic Climatology for Hazard Simplification
Clarice N Dyson, University of Oklahoma/Ernest F. Hollings Scholar, Norman, OK; and T. Lindley, R. Smith, and S. Kruckenberg

9:30 AM-10:30 AM: Thursday, 26 January 2017


Exhibit Hall Breakfast
Location: 4AB (Washington State Convention Center )

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Thursday, 26 January 2017

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Session 12A
Hydrometeorology Applications, Products, and Services, Part II
Location: 604 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 31st Conference on Hydrology
Chair: John McHenry, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems
10:30 AM
12A.1
NASA GES DISC Satellite-based Precipitation Products and Services over the Tibetan Plateau
Zhong Liu, George Mason University/CSISS and NASA/GSFC/GES/DISC, Greenbelt, MD; and D. Ostrenga, A. Savtchenko, B. Vollmer, and S. kempler
10:45 AM
12A.2
USAF Hydro-Meteorological Services
Ryan J. Harris, United States Air Force, Asheville, NC; and R. O. Stoffler
11:15 AM
12A.4
Integrated Water Resources Science and Services – Key Activities and Status
Robert Mason, U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA; and E. Clark, C. Pathak, and L. Rodriguez
12:00 PM
Integrated Water Resources Science and Services Overview - Peter Colohan
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Session 12B
Drought Analysis and Prediction, Part I
Location: 602 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 31st Conference on Hydrology
Cochairs: Joshua K. Roundy, University of Kansas; Michael Hobbins, CIRES; Eric F. Wood, Princeton University; Dennis P. Lettenmaier, UCLA
10:30 AM
12B.1
Updating and Enhancing the National Drought Mitigation Center's Drought Risk Atlas
Brian Fuchs, National Drought Mitigation Center, Lincoln, NE; and M. Svoboda, E. Johs, W. Sorensen, S. Shield, and C. E. Schirle
11:15 AM
12B.4
11:30 AM
12B.5
A Sub-seasonal to Seasonal Western Forecasting Rodeo: Time to Giddy-up!
Ken Nowak, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, CO; and R. Cifelli, L. D. Brekke, R. S. Webb, C. Hennig, and R. S. Pulwarty
11:45 AM
12B.6

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Thursday, 26 January 2017


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Thursday, 26 January 2017

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Session 13A
Advances in Evaporation and Evaporative Demand, Part I
Location: 604 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 31st Conference on Hydrology
Cochairs: Christopher Hain, University of Maryland; Jennifer C. Adam, Washington State University; Martha C. Anderson, USDA/ARS; Michael Hobbins, CIRES
1:45 PM
13A.2
A Comparative Study of Evapotranspiration Estimates for the California's Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta
Josue Medellin-Azuara, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA; and K. T. Paw U, Y. Jin, Q. Hart, N. Alexander, E. R. Kent, J. Clay, A. Wong, R. D. Pyles, J. R. Lund, J. A. Morande, and M. Leinfelder-Miles

2:00 PM
13A.3
2:15 PM
13A.4
Facilitating the Use of Drought Early Warning Information through Interactions with Agricultural Stakeholders
Jason A. Otkin, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and T. Haigh, M. A. Shafer, M. Svoboda, B. Wardlow, M. C. Anderson, and C. Hain
2:45 PM
13A.6
Evaluation of Evapotranspiration Estimates From Multi-Platform Satellites in the Western U.S
Terri S. Hogue, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO; and K. Knipper, W. K. Blount, K. J. Franz, and R. L. Scott
Recording files available
Session 13B
Drought Analysis and Prediction, Part II
Location: 602 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 31st Conference on Hydrology
Cochairs: Joshua K. Roundy, University of Kansas; Michael Hobbins, CIRES; Eric F. Wood, Princeton University; Dennis P. Lettenmaier, UCLA
1:30 PM
13B.1
A Handbook of Drought Indicator Cocktail Recipes: Blended, Not Stirred
Mark D. Svoboda, National Drought Mitigation Center, Lincoln, NE; and B. Fuchs
1:45 PM
13B.2
Tracking Seasonal Precipitation's Dependence on Root Zone Soil Moisture Using Regional Reanalysis
Peter Goble, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and N. J. Doesken and R. S. Schumacher
2:00 PM
13B.3
Tree Water Storage as a Diagnostic Metric of Forest Response to Drought
Ashley M. Matheny, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; and G. Mirfenderesgi and G. Bohrer
2:45 PM
13B.6
From Drought Monitoring to Forecasting: A Statistical-Dynamical Modeling Framework
Hamid Moradkhani, Portland State University, Portland, OR; and M. Zarekarizi, H. Yan, and P. Abbaszadeh

3:00 PM
Evaluating and Post-processing of the North American Multi Ensemble Data Set for Hydrologic Drought Outlook - Hamid Moradkhani

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Thursday, 26 January 2017


Coffee Break
Location: Skybridge (Washington State Convention Center )

3:30 PM-5:00 PM: Thursday, 26 January 2017

Recording files available
Session 14A
Advances in Evaporation and Evaporative Demand, Part II
Location: 604 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 31st Conference on Hydrology
Cochairs: Christopher Hain, University of Maryland; Jennifer C. Adam, Washington State University; Martha C. Anderson, USDA/ARS; Michael Hobbins, CIRES
3:30 PM
14A.1
Utility of Thermal-based Two-Source Energy Balance Model for Estimating Vineyard Evapotranspiration at Field and Regional Scales
William P. Kustas, USDA/ARS, Beltsville, MD; and M. C. Anderson, H. Nieto, T. Xia, J. Prueger, L. G. McKee, J. G. Alfieri, F. Gao, C. Hain, A. F. Torres-Rua, M. Alarab, H. Geli, L. Sanchez, M. Mar Alsina, and K. Semmens
3:45 PM
14A.2
Intermittent Water Vapor Exchanges and Their Role in Vineyard Evapotranspiration:
Sebastian Los, Utah State University, Logan, UT; and L. E. Hipps, J. G. Alfieri, J. H. Prueger, and W. P. Kustas
4:00 PM
14A.3
4:15 PM
14A.4
4:45 PM
14A.6
Understanding Hydrologic Model Structure through Satellite Observations
Angela L. Bowman, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and K. J. Franz and T. S. Hogue
Recording files available
Session 14B
Drought Analysis and Prediction, Part III
Location: 602 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 31st Conference on Hydrology
Cochairs: Joshua K. Roundy, University of Kansas; Michael Hobbins, CIRES; Eric F. Wood, Princeton University; Dennis P. Lettenmaier, UCLA
3:30 PM
14B.1
3:45 PM
14B.2
Uncertainty Analysis of Drought in the Community Atmosphere Model
Gemma Anderson, LLNL, Livermore, CA; and C. Bonfils, D. D. Lucas, and B. D. Santer
4:15 PM
14B.4
Optimal drought forecasts from a multi-model framework
Joshua K. Roundy, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; and G. Roth
4:45 PM
14B.6
An Empirical Method to Generate Probabilistic Drought Intensification Forecasts over Sub-Seasonal Time Scales
Jason Otkin, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and D. J. Lorenz, M. D. Svoboda, M. C. Anderson, C. Hain, and Y. Zhong