Joint Session 58 32nd Conference on Hydrology

Program Chairs: Joshua K. Roundy , Univ. of Kansas ; Michael Hobbins , CIRES ; Yu Zhang , Univ. of Texas ; Nick Z. Fang , Univ. of Texas ; John McHenry , Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems

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Sunday, 7 January 2018

4:00 PM-5:00 PM: Sunday, 7 January 2018

Monday, 8 January 2018

8:30 AM-8:45 AM: Monday, 8 January 2018


Plenary Session 2
Welcoming Address
Location: Austin, Texas

8:45 AM-10:00 AM: Monday, 8 January 2018


Session 1
Hydrometeorological Extremes for Hydrologic Design
Location: Room 18A (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 32nd Conference on Hydrology
Cochairs: Kathleen D. Holman, Department of the Interior; Victoria Bahls, MetStat, Inc.; Charles D. McWilliams, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
9:15 AM
1.3
Accounting for Uncertainties in NOAA Atlas 14 Precipitation Frequency Estimates
Sanja Perica, NOAA, Silver Spring, MD; and S. Pavlovic, M. St. Laurent, C. Trypaluk, D. Unruh, and O. Wilhite

9:30 AM
1.4
Precipitation Frequency Analysis over Complex Terrain Using the High-Resolution Rapid Refresh
Trevor Alcott, OAR, Boulder, CO; and E. P. James, K. Mahoney, and R. Cifelli

9:45 AM
1.5
Precipitation Frequency Analysis in Regions of Complex Topography
Kathleen Holman, Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, CO; and A. Verdin, D. P. Keeney, and J. Kanney

Handout (3.0 MB)


Joint Session 2
Advancing the Use of Earth Observations to Benefit Global Food Security and Agriculture
Location: Room 18B (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 32nd Conference on Hydrology; and the 13th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice )
Cochairs: Christa D. Peters-Lidard, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center; Danielle Wood, MIT; Margaret M. Hurwitz, Science Systems and Applications, Inc.; Bradley Doorn, NASA
8:45 AM
J2.1
Advancing the Use of Earth Observations to Benefit Global Food Security and Agriculture (Invited Presentation)
Debra Peters, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Las Cruces, NM; and A. Bartuska and R. Tetrault

9:00 AM
J2.2
Enhancing Famine Early Warning Systems with Improved Forecasts, Satellite Observations, and Hydrologic Simulations (Invited Presentation)
Chris C. Funk, USGS, Santa Barbara, CA; and J. P. Verdin, W. M. Thiaw, A. Hoell, S. Shukla, A. McNally, G. Galu, N. S. Novella, D. Korecha, K. R. Arsenault, M. Robjohn, J. Rowland, M. Budde, C. Peters-Lidard, T. Magadzire, E. Bekele, L. S. Harrison, P. Peterson, C. Pomposi, and G. Husak

9:15 AM
J2.3
Riding the Wave of Combined Drought Indicators to Enhance Drought Early Warning for Decision Support
Mark D. Svoboda, National Drought Mitigation Center, Lincoln, NE; and B. Wardlow, B. Fuchs, C. Poulsen, J. Swigart, C. R. Hain, R. McDonnell, and C. M. U. Neale

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Monday, 8 January 2018


Coffee Break

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 8 January 2018


Session 2A
Drought Analysis and Prediction, Part I
Location: Room 18A (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 32nd Conference on Hydrology
Cochairs: Michael Hobbins, CIRES; Mark D. Svoboda, National Drought Mitigation Center; Jason A. Otkin, Univ. of Wisconsin; Joshua K. Roundy, Univ. of Kansas
10:30 AM
2A.1
Impacts of Pixel Scale and Phenology on the Satellite-Based Evaporative Stress Index (Invited Presentation)
Martha C. Anderson, USDA/ARS, Beltsville, MD; and Y. Yang, F. Gao, C. Hain, J. A. Otkin, and Y. Yang

11:00 AM
2A.3
Drought Depiction in the Noah-MP (Multiphysics) Land Surface Model in the North American Land Data Assimilation System (NLDAS)
David M. Mocko, SAIC at NASA GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and C. D. Peters-Lidard, S. Wang, S. V. Kumar, and Y. Xia

11:15 AM
2A.4
The Evaporative Stress Index as an Indictor for Flash Drought Across the United States Using Reanalysis Datasets
Jordan I. Christian, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. B. Basara, J. A. Otkin, E. D. Hunt, and X. Xiao

11:30 AM
2A.5
Monitoring Droughts and Floods through the Assimilation of GRACE and GRACE Follow-On Data
Matthew Rodell, NASA, Greenbelt, MD; and B. Li, H. Beaudoing, A. Getirana, S. V. Kumar, B. F. Zaitchik, S. V. Bettadpur, H. Save, B. Wardlow, and M. D. Svoboda

11:45 AM
2A.6
Development of a Global Evaporative Stress Index Based on Thermal and Microwave LST toward Improved Monitoring of Agricultural Drought
Christopher Hain, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL; and M. C. Anderson, J. A. Otkin, T. R. H. Holmes, F. Gao, and X. Zhan


Session 2B
Precipitation Processes and Observations for Atmospheric, Land Surface, and Hydrological Modeling, Part I
Location: Room 18B (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 32nd Conference on Hydrology
Cochairs: Emad Habib, Univ. of Louisiana; Yu Zhang, Univ. of Texas; Paul A. Kucera, UCAR
10:30 AM
2B.1
An Operational Passive Microwave Snowfall Rate Product and Its Application in Hydrology
Huan Meng, NOAA/NESDIS/Center for Satellite Applications and Research, College Park, MD; and J. Dong, C. Kongoli, R. R. Ferraro, B. Yan, L. Zhao, P. Xie, and R. Joyce

10:45 AM
2B.2
Errors Analysis on Estimating Raindrop Size Distribution in a Mei-Yu Front Heavy Rainfall Process
Zhimin Zhou, Institute of Heavy Rain, China Meteorological Administration, Wuhan City, China; and Z. Fu

11:00 AM
2B.3A
Global-Scale Evaluation of 22 Precipitation Datasets Using Gauge Observations and Hydrological Modeling
Hylke Beck, Princeton Univ., Princeton, NJ; and N. Vergopolan, M. Pan, V. Levizzani, A. I. J. M. van Dijk, G. Weedon, L. Brocca, F. Pappenberger, G. J. Huffman, and E. F. Wood

11:15 AM
2B.4
Multi-Radar Multi-Sensor (MRMS) QPE Products Update—2016/2017
Jian Zhang, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and K. W. Howard, L. Tang, S. M. Martinaitis, Y. Qi, S. B. Cocks, C. Langston, B. T. Kaney, and K. Cooper

11:30 AM
2B.5
Comparison of Ground-Based Observations for Detecting Falling Snow
Bailey Swick, St. Cloud State Univ., Thief River Falls, MN; and A. Tokay, D. A. Marks, J. L. Pippitt, D. B. Wolff, and W. Petersen

11:45 AM
2B.6
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

12:00 PM-2:00 PM: Monday, 8 January 2018


Lunch Break

2:00 PM-3:00 PM: Monday, 8 January 2018

Recording files available
Lecture 1
2018 Haurwitz Lecture
Location: Salon K (Hilton) (Austin, Texas)
Cochairs: Ángel F. Adames, GFDL; Scott W. Powell, Colorado State Univ.

2:00 PM-4:15 PM: Monday, 8 January 2018


Session 3A
Drought Analysis and Prediction, Part II
Location: Room 18A (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 32nd Conference on Hydrology
Cochairs: Michael Hobbins, CIRES; Mark D. Svoboda, National Drought Mitigation Center; Jason A. Otkin, Univ. of Wisconsin; Joshua K. Roundy, Univ. of Kansas
2:00 PM
3A.1
VegOut-GHA: A Seasonal Vegetation Outlook for the Greater Horn of Africa (Invited Presentation)
Tsegaye Tadesse, National Drought Mitigation Center, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; and Y. A. Bayissa, G. B. Demisse, and B. Wardlow

2:30 PM
3A.3
Seasonal-Scale Drought Forecasting in Africa and the Middle East Using the NASA Land Information System (LIS)
Kristi R. Arsenault, NASA GSFC/SAIC, Greenbelt, MD; and S. Shukla, A. Hazra, C. D. Peters-Lidard, A. Getirana, S. Kumar, A. McNally, R. D. Koster, C. C. Funk, K. Bergaoui, R. McDonnell, J. B. Eylander, B. F. Zaitchik, H. S. Badr, and L. S. Harrison

3:00 PM
3A.5
3:45 PM
3A.8
Advancing Ecological Drought with a Focus on Preparedness and Innovative Uses of Drought Prediction
Shelley Crausbay, Conservation Science Partners, Fort Collins, CO; and A. E. Cravens, J. McEvoy, A. Ramirez, J. Bradford, and S. Munson

4:00 PM
3A.9

Session 3B
Precipitation Processes and Observations for Atmospheric, Land Surface, and Hydrological Modeling, Part II
Location: Room 18B (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 32nd Conference on Hydrology
Cochairs: Emad Habib, Univ. of Louisiana; Yu Zhang, Univ. of Texas; Paul A. Kucera, UCAR
2:00 PM
3B.1
2:30 PM
3B.3
A Quick Summary of IMERG Versions and Features
George J. Huffman, NASA GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and D. T. Bolvin, D. Braithwaite, K. Hsu, R. J. Joyce, C. Kidd, E. J. Nelkin, S. Sorooshian, J. Tan, and P. Xie

3:30 PM
3B.7
Upgrading the United States Air Force Land Information System: Improvements to Global Precipitation Analysis
Eric M. Kemp, SSAI, Greenbelt, MD; and J. Wegiel, S. V. Kumar, J. Geiger, and C. D. Peters-Lidard

4:15 PM-6:00 PM: Monday, 8 January 2018


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)

Joint Poster Session 1
Advancing the Use of Earth Observations to Benefit Global Food Security and Agriculture
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 32nd Conference on Hydrology; and the 13th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice )
Cochairs: Christa D. Peters-Lidard, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center; Danielle Wood, MIT; Margaret M. Hurwitz, Science Systems and Applications, Inc.; Bradley Doorn, NASA
9
Views of the 2016 Northern Plains Flash Drought: Farmer Perspectives and Remote Sensing Data
Tonya Haigh, National Drought Mitigation Center, Lincoln, NE; and J. A. Otkin and A. Mucia

10
Seasonal-Scale Water Deficit Forecasting in Africa and the Middle East Using NASA’s Land Information System (LIS)
Christa D. Peters-Lidard, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD; and K. R. Arsenault, S. Shukla, A. Getirana, A. McNally, R. D. Koster, B. F. Zaitchik, H. S. Badr, J. M. Roningen, S. Kumar, and C. C. Funk

13
Changing Precipitation Patterns Challenges Food Security in the Indus Basin
Ashish Kondal, West Virginia Univ., Morgantown, WV; and M. Usmani, L. Lin, and A. Jutla

18
The Research on Disastrous Law of Drought and Flood in Hubei Province in China
Yue Zhou, Institute of Heavy Rain, China Meteorological Administration, Wuhan, China; and Y. Zhou and L. Ye


Poster Session 1
Drought Analysis and Prediction
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 32nd Conference on Hydrology
Cochairs: Michael Hobbins, CIRES; Mark D. Svoboda, National Drought Mitigation Center; Jason A. Otkin, Univ. of Wisconsin; Joshua K. Roundy, Univ. of Kansas
19
Do Floods Terminate a Drought?
Michael C. Kruk, Earth Resources Technology, Inc., Asheville, NC; and R. R. Heim Jr., D. McEvoy, and A. M. Sheffield

20
An Evaluation of Recent U.S. Drought Events Using a Newly Available Standardized Soil Moisture Dataset
Ronald. D. Leeper, NOAA/National Centers for Environmental Information/North Carolina Institute for Climate Studies, Asheville, NC

22
Improving the Communication of Drought Conditions in Canada—Advancements in the Canadian Drought Monitor
Trevor Hadwen, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Regina, Canada; and P. Cherneski, L. Richard, M. Magendrathajan, and M. McBurney

23
Recovery of Hydrological Conditions in California: A GIS Case Study
Zachary S. Bruick, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and J. Wei, A. Savtchenko, and W. Yang

24
Local Drought Management
Mark A. Shafer, Southern Climate Impacts Planning Program, Norman, OK

25
A New 34-Year Satellite-Based Monthly Tmax Climate Data Record, the Climate Hazards Infrared/MERRA2 Tmax with Stations: CHIMERRAS Tmax
Pete Peterson, Univ. of California, Climate Hazards Group, Santa Barbara, CA; and S. Peterson, A. Meiburg, C. C. Funk, J. Michaelsen, F. Davenport, G. Husak, S. Shukla, D. Pedreros, D. Macharia, N. Mata, K. Knapp, and T. Dinku

26
Subseasonal-to-Seasonal Climate Forecast Rodeo
Ken Nowak, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, CO; and R. Cifelli and L. D. Brekke

27
Drivers of Atmospheric Evaporative Demand during African Droughts
Laura S. Harrison, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara, CA; and S. L. Blakeley, M. Hobbins, C. Dewes, C. C. Funk, S. Shukla, P. Peterson, and G. Husak

28
Generating Forecasts of Reservoir Storage Using Climate Information from Probability of Exceedance (POE) Plots of Seasonal Rainfall
D. Nelun Fernando, Texas Water Development Board, Austin, TX; and J. Zhu and S. Negusse

31
Development of Prototype National Water Model Soil Moisture Products for Drought Monitoring
Mimi Hughes, CIRES, Boulder, CO; and R. J. Zamora, D. L. Jackson, R. Cifelli, R. S. Webb, D. DeWitt, and P. Colohan

32
GRACE-Assimilated Drought Indicators for Drought Monitor
Hualan Rui, NASA GSFC and Adnet Systems, Greenbelt, MD; and B. Vollmer, W. Teng, C. F. Loeser, H. Beaudoing, and M. Rodell

33
Prediction of Winter Wheat Yield Loss Caused By Dry-Hot Wind Based on Remote Sensing
Ying Li, China Meteorological Administration/Henan Key Laboratory of Agrometeorological Support and Applied Technique, Zhengzhou, China; and H. Chen, X. Wang, and H. Zhang
Manuscript (338.0 kB)

Handout (48.9 MB)

37
Madden–Julian Oscillation and Summer Precipitation/Drought in the Canadian Prairies
Zhenhua Li, Univ. of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada; and Y. Li, A. Manson, and B. R. Bonsal


Poster Session 2
Hydrometeorological Extremes for Hydrologic Design
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 32nd Conference on Hydrology
Cochairs: Kathleen D. Holman, Department of the Interior; Victoria Bahls, MetStat, Inc.; Charles D. McWilliams, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Poster Session 3
Precipitation Processes and Observations for Atmospheric, Land Surface, and Hydrological Modeling
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 32nd Conference on Hydrology
Cochairs: Emad Habib, Univ. of Louisiana; Yu Zhang, Univ. of Texas; Paul A. Kucera, UCAR
48
Evaluation of Precipitation from NU-WRF Models at Multiple Spatiotemporal Resolutions over CONUS
Yuqi Zhang, Univ. of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; and J. K. Roundy and J. A. Santanello

49
The NCEP's Climatology-Calibrated Precipitation Analysis (CCPA) Version 4
Yan Luo, NOAA/NCEP/EMC and IMSG, College Park, MD; and Y. Zhu, D. Hou, Y. Lin, and P. Xie

50
Characteristics of Raindrop Size Distribution in a Mei-Yu Front Heavy Rainfall Process over Central China
Chunguang Cui Sr., China Meteorological Administration, Wuhan, China; and Z. Zhou, Z. Fu, and X. Dong

55
An Evaluation of Quantitative Precipitation Estimators over the Western United States
Matthew E. Jeglum, NOAA/NWS, Salt Lake City, UT; and C. Kahler, P. Veals, and A. Edman

Handout (2.1 MB)

56
An Operational Real-Time and Seasonal Hydrologic Forecasting System (HFS) for the Upper Zambezi Basin, Africa
Rodrigo Valdés-Pineda, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and J. B. Valdés, E. Demaria, T. Roy, M. Durcik, S. Wi, A. Serrat-Capdevila, J. Brent Roberts, and F. R. Robertson

58
Advancing Precipitation Estimation in Data-Sparse Regions—The MRMS Multi-Sensor QPE Product
Steven M. Martinaitis, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and C. Langston, J. Zhang, K. W. Howard, and Y. Qi

59
Current Advancements and Future Direction of Gauge Ingest and Quality Control in the MRMS System
Steven M. Martinaitis, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and C. Langston, Y. Qi, S. B. Cocks, J. Zhang, and K. W. Howard

62
A Long-Term Global Precipitation Dataset Based on the Latest Advances in GPM Algorithm Development and Sensor Intercalibration
Wesley Berg, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and C. D. Kummerow, V. Petković, and P. J. Brown


Poster Session 4
Severe Precipitation Detection, Estimation, Forecast and Hydrometeorological Applications, Posters
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 32nd Conference on Hydrology
Chair: Ming Xue, Univ. of Oklahoma
69
Assessment of Distributed Hydrological Model Products for Flash Flood Operations
James Halgren, RTI International, Fort Collins, CO; and L. E. Johnson, T. Coleman, and R. Cifelli

70
A Scale to Characterize the Strength and Impacts of Atmospheric Rivers
Jonathan J. Rutz, NWS, Salt Lake City, UT; and F. M. Ralph, M. Dettinger, J. M. Cordeira, L. J. Schick, M. L. Anderson, C. Smallcomb, and D. W. Reynolds

71
Dynamical Insights into Extreme Short-Term Precipitation Associated with Supercells and Mesovortices
Erik R. Nielsen, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and R. S. Schumacher

Handout (14.8 MB)

73
The Research on Hydrometeorology Coupling Method in Basin Flood Warning and Forecasting
Tao Peng, Institute of Heavy Rain, China Meteorological Administration, Wuhan, China; and T. Peng, C. G. Cui, Z. Y. Yin, T. Y. Shen, and J. C. Wang

74
Multi-Sensor QPE for Operational Hydrological Application in Brazil
Cesar Beneti, Paraná Meteorological System (SIMEPAR), Curitiba, Brazil; and R. V. Calheiros, L. Calvetti, M. Sorribas, C. Oliveira, R. L. Neundorf, J. Ruviaro, and A. Breda

75
Tackling the Verification of Flash Floods
Gregory R. Herman, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and R. S. Schumacher

76
High-Resolution Quantitative Precipitation Estimation from Measurement of S-Band Doppler Weather Radar Network over Eastern China
Chaoying Huang, Key Laboratory of Environment Change and Resources Use in Beibu Gulf (Guangxi Teachers Education Univ.), Nanning, China; and S. Chen, Z. Liang, and B. Hu

77
MRMS Precipitation Estimates Using Specific Attenuation
Stephen B. Cocks, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and L. Tang, Y. Wang, J. Zhang, A. Ryzhkov, P. Zhang, and K. W. Howard

78
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The Caribbean Dewetra Platform
Shawn Anthony Boyce, Caribbean Insitute for Meteorology and Hydrology, Saint James, Barbados; and D. Farrell

Handout (2.8 MB)

8:00 PM-10:00 PM: Monday, 8 January 2018


Ryan Symposium Reception
Location: The Reverbery at the Hilton (Austin, Texas)

Tuesday, 9 January 2018

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Tuesday, 9 January 2018


Session 4
Severe Precipitation Detection, Estimation, Forecast and Hydrometeorological Applications
Location: Room 18B (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 32nd Conference on Hydrology
Cochairs: Youcun Qi, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL; Ming Xue, Univ. of Oklahoma
8:30 AM
4.1
Improving Satellite-Based Rainfall Retrievals By Incorporating High-Resolution Ground Radar Network Observations (Invited Presentation)
Haonan Chen, Colorado State Univ. and NOAA/Earth System Research Lab, Fort Collins, CO; and V. Chandrasekar, R. Cifelli, and P. Xie

9:00 AM
4.3
Operational Strengths and Challenges for the New Dual-Pol MRMS QPE on a Real-Time System
Stephen B. Cocks, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and L. Tang, Y. Wang, J. Zhang, A. Ryzhkov, P. Zhang, and K. W. Howard

9:15 AM
4.4
Application of the High-Resolution Rapid Refresh (HRRR) to the Bay Area Advanced Quantitative Precipitation Information Project
Curtis R. Alexander, NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and E. James, J. M. Brown, D. D. Turner, S. G. Benjamin, G. Pratt, V. Chandrasekar, and R. Cifelli

9:45 AM
4.6
Hurricane Harvey’s Flooding Across Harris County
Jeffry S. Evans, NOAA/NWS/WFO, Dickinson, TX; and J. Lindner


Joint Session 20
Land Surface–Atmosphere Interactions, Part I
Location: Room 18A (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 32nd Conference on Hydrology; the 31st Conference on Climate Variability and Change; and the 22nd Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS) )
Cochairs: Yongkang Xue, Univ. of California; Randal D. Koster, NASA GSFC; Michael B. Ek, NOAA/NWS; Joseph A. Santanello, NASA GSFC; Steven M. Quiring, Ohio State Univ.
8:30 AM
J20.1
8:45 AM
J20.2
Land–Atmosphere Coupling Indicators in Subseasonal Atmospheric Models
Obbe Tuinenburg, Utrecht Univ., Utrecht, Netherlands

9:00 AM
J20.3
9:15 AM
J20.4
Local versus Remote Soil Moisture Contributions to Near-Surface Temperature Variability
Randal D. Koster, NASA GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and S. Schubert, H. Wang, and Y. Chang

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Tuesday, 9 January 2018


Coffee . Break

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 9 January 2018


Session 5
Hydrometeorological Extremes, Part I
Location: Room 18B (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 32nd Conference on Hydrology
Cochairs: Eleonora Demaria, USDA–ARS; John N. McHenry, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems, LLC; Konstantinos Andreadis, JPL; Daniel Rodriguez, Instituto Alberto Luiz Coimbra de Pós-Graduação e Pesquisa de Engenharia–Univ. Federal do Rio de Janeiro
10:45 AM
5.2
Using Optical Remote Sensing and Synthetic Aperture Radar for Near-Real-Time Response to the Central U.S. Flooding in April–May 2017
Jordan R. Bell, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and L. A. Schultz, M. Jones, A. L. Molthan, S. A. Arko, K. A. Hogenson, and F. J. Meyer

11:00 AM
5.3A
Primary Atmospheric Drivers of Pluvial Years in the United States Great Plains
Paul X. Flanagan, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. B. Basara, J. C. Furtado, and X. Xiao

11:15 AM
5.4
The Rapid Response Flood Team (RAFT) Paradigm
Amanda J. Schroeder, NOAA/NWS, Fort Worth, TX; and D. Giardino, G. K. Waller, A. Austin-Smith, and K. S. Lander

11:30 AM
5.5
Rain Type and Flood Events in Southern of Brazil
Diego Oliveira de Souza Sr., National Center for Monitoring and Early Warning of Natural Disasters (CEMADEN), São José dos Campos, Brazil; and R. S. A. Palharini, G. S. B. Miranda, P. H. M. de Souza, and M. G. D. Nascimento


Joint Session 24
Land Surface–Atmosphere Interactions, Part II
Location: Room 18A (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 32nd Conference on Hydrology; the 31st Conference on Climate Variability and Change; and the 22nd Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS) )
Cochairs: Yongkang Xue, Univ. of California; Randal D. Koster, NASA GSFC; Michael B. Ek, NOAA/NWS; Joseph A. Santanello, NASA GSFC; Steven M. Quiring, Ohio State Univ.
11:00 AM
J24.3
Potential Reemergence of Seasonal Soil Moisture Anomalies in North America
Matthew Newman, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/ESRL/Physical Sciences Division, Boulder, CO; and S. Kumar, Y. Wang, and B. Livneh

11:15 AM
J24.4
Moisture Sources for Flash Floods in the United States
Jessica M. Erlingis, Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center, College Park, MD; and J. J. Gourley

11:30 AM
J24.5
11:45 AM
J24.6
Satellite Observations Revealed Major Biophysical Climate Effects of Grassland–Cropland Conversion over East Asia Drylands
Gensuo Jia, CAS Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Beijing, China; and W. Ma and W. Lu


Joint Session 27
The Role of Atmospheric Rivers in Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise
Location: Room 1 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the Sixth Symposium on the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise; and the 32nd Conference on Hydrology )
Chair: Duane E. Waliser, JPL
10:30 AM
J27.1
Sensitivity of High-Impact Extratropical Cyclones to Water Vapor Filaments
James D. Doyle, NRL, Monterey, CA; and C. M. Amerault and C. A. Reynolds

10:45 AM
J27.2
11:00 AM
J27.3
11:15 AM
J27.4
11:30 AM
J27.5
The ECMWF Extreme Forecast Index for Water Vapour Transport
David A. Lavers, ECMWF, Reading, UK; and E. Zsoter, D. S. Richardson, and F. Pappenberger

1:30 PM-3:45 PM: Tuesday, 9 January 2018


Session 6
Hydrometeorological ExtremesPart II
Location: Room 18B (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 32nd Conference on Hydrology
Cochairs: Eleonora Demaria, USDA–ARS; John N. McHenry, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems, LLC; Daniel Rodriguez, Instituto Alberto Luiz Coimbra de Pós-Graduação e Pesquisa de Engenharia–Univ. Federal do Rio de Janeiro; Konstantinos Andreadis, JPL
1:45 PM
6.2
Extreme Rises in Remotely Sensed Atmospheric Snow Level Across California's Mountain Regions
Tashiana C. Osborne, SIO, La Jolla, CA; and B. M. Henn and F. M. Ralph

2:00 PM
6.3
Understanding Processes and Improving Predictions of Hydrometeorological Extremes in Subtropical South America: Proyecto RELAMPAGO-CACTI
Stephen W. Nesbitt, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and P. Salio, R. J. Trapp, R. D. Roberts, A. C. Varble, F. Dominguez, L. A. T. Machado, and C. Saulo

2:45 PM
6.6
Examination of the Current and Next Version of the HRRR Model for Some Recent Heavy Precipitation Events
Ed Szoke, NOAA/ESRL/GSD and CIRA, Boulder, CO; and S. Benjamin, C. Alexander, J. Brown, T. Alcott, and E. P. James

3:00 PM
6.7
Dynamics of Tropical–Extratropical Interactions and Extreme Precipitation Events in Saudi Arabia in Autumn, Winter, and Spring
A. J. De Vries, Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, Mainz, Germany; and S. B. Feldstein, M. Riemer, E. Tyrlis, M. Baumgart, M. Fnais, M. Sprenger, and J. Lelieveld

3:15 PM
6.8
Statistical Modeling of Extreme Precipitation with TRMM Data
Levon Demirdjian, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA; and Y. Zhou and G. J. Huffman

Handout (1.0 MB)

3:30 PM
6.9
River Ice, Forecasting, and the Winter of 2016/17
Laura Diamond, NOAA/NWS, Chanhassen, MN; and M. Stoflet and S. Pettis


Joint Session 30
Land Surface–Atmosphere InteractionsPart III
Location: Room 18A (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 32nd Conference on Hydrology; the 31st Conference on Climate Variability and Change; and the 22nd Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS) )
Cochairs: Yongkang Xue, Univ. of California; Randal D. Koster, NASA GSFC; Michael B. Ek, NOAA/NWS; Joseph A. Santanello, NASA GSFC; Steven M. Quiring, Ohio State Univ.
1:30 PM
J30.1
The Impact of a Low Bias in SWE Initialization on CFS Seasonal Forecasts
Xubin Zeng, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and P. D. Broxton and N. Dawson

1:45 PM
J30.2
High-Impact Weather Forecasts Using a Prototype Warn-on-Forecast System
Nathan T. Lis, Pennsylvania State Univ., Univ. Park, PA; and N. Yussouf and T. A. Jones

2:00 PM
J30.3
2:15 PM
J30.4
Brown Ocean Effect on the Louisiana August 2016 Extreme Flooding Event
Udaysankar Nair, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and E. Rappin, E. Foshee, W. Smith, R. A. Pielke Sr., R. Mahmood, J. L. Case, C. B. Blankenship, J. M. Shepherd, J. A. Santanello, and D. Niyogi

2:45 PM
J30.6A
Observational Evidence for Desert Amplification Using Multiple Satellite Datasets
Nan Wei, Sun Yat-Sen Univ., Guangzhou, China; and L. Zhou, G. Xia, Y. Dai, and W. Hua

3:00 PM
J30.7
Modeling the Convective Response to Land-Use Change in the Northern Great Plains
Gabriel Bromley, Montana State Univ., Bozeman, MT; and T. Gerken, S. S. Williams, and P. Stoy

3:30 PM
J30.9
Evaluating and Benchmarking Land Surface Models
Heather S. Rumbold, Met Office, Exeter, United Kingdom; and G. Weedon, M. J. Best, and S. V. Kumar

3:45 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 9 January 2018


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)

Joint Poster Session 2
Flood Prediction, Analysis, High Performance Computing, Decision Support, Management, and Tropical Cyclones
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 32nd Conference on Hydrology; and the Fourth Symposium on High Performance Computing for Weather, Water, and Climate )
Cochairs: Nick Z. Fang, Univ. of Texas; Hatim Sharif, Univ. of Texas; Konstantinos Andreadis, JPL; David J. Gochis, NCAR; John N. McHenry, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems, LLC; Gerry Creager, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, NOAA/NSSL; Philip B. Bedient, Rice Univ.; Benjamin Bass, Rice Univ.
452
Advancements in Estimating and Validating Bankfull Flow and Inundation in the National Water Model
Laura K. Read, NCAR, Boulder, AL; and D. N. Yates, D. J. Gochis, F. Salas, Z. Li, and S. Khan

453
Identifying Runoff Parameters and Predicting Future Runoff with GCM Data in a Mountainous Basin in Japan
Kazumasa Fujimura, Meisei Univ., Hino City, Tokyo, Japan; and Y. Iseri, S. Kanae, S. Okada, and M. Murakami

Poster 454 will also present as paper J35.3A

459
Integrated Flood Forecast Model (Hydro-CoSMoS) for San Francisco Bay
Jungho Kim, CIRA, Fort Collins, CO; and L. Herdman, L. E. Johnson, R. Martyr-Koller, R. Cifelli, P. Barnard, L. Erikson, J. Finzi Hart, and V. Chandrasekar

461
Enhancements to the WRF-Hydro Hydrologic Model Structure for Semiarid Environments
Timothy M. Lahmers, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and H. V. Gupta, P. Hazenberg, C. L. Castro, D. J. Gochis, D. N. Yates, A. Dugger, and D. C. Goodrich

Handout (6.4 MB)

463
Assimilation of Real-Time Streamflow Observations for the National Water Model Using Ensemble Kalman Filter
Seongjin Noh, Univ. of Texas, Arlington, TX; and D. J. Seo, A. RafieeiNasab, J. McCreight, D. Gochis, B. Cosgrove, and T. Vukicevic

465
Implementing the WRF-Hydro Modeling System in the Great Lakes Region
Chuliang Xiao, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; and B. M. Lofgren, A. Gronewold, D. J. Gochis, L. Mason, L. Pei, and K. Sampson

469
An Assessment of National Water Model Streamflow Forecasts during Tropical Storm Cindy
Xia Feng, NOAA/OWP/NWC, Tuscaloosa, AL; and B. Cosgrove

470
Field Evaluation of NOAA's National Water Model
Scott D. Lindsey, NWS/Alaska Pacific River Forecast Center, Anchorage, AK; and A. Macneil, E. T. Jones, J. Lhotak, and T. Dixon


Joint Poster Session 3
Land Surface–Atmosphere Interactions
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 31st Conference on Climate Variability and Change; the 32nd Conference on Hydrology; and the 22nd Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS) )
Cochairs: Yongkang Xue, Univ. of California; Randal D. Koster, NASA GSFC; Michael B. Ek, NOAA/NWS; Joseph A. Santanello, NASA GSFC; Steven M. Quiring, Ohio State Univ.
471
The Feedback of Carbon–Nitrogen–Water Cycle to Climate Change
Li Dan, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing

473
The Impacts of Agricultural Land Use and Management on Regional Climate Systems: Interactions with the Asian Summer Monsoon
Sonali McDermid, New York Univ., New York, NY; and D. Singh, B. Cook, M. Puma, and C. Montes

474
The Impacts of Agricultural Land Cover and Management on Land–Atmosphere Coupling: A Midlatitude Sensitivity Assessment
Sonali McDermid, New York Univ., New York, NY; and B. Cook, C. Montes, and M. Puma

475
Assessment of the Impact and Sensitivity of Urbanization on the Climate of Kansas City Metropolitan Areas
Fengpeng Sun, University of Missouri–Kansas City, Kansas City, MO

476
477
The Role of Soil Moisture over Irrigated Land on Precipitation in the Northern Great Plains at Convective Scales
Eric Rappin, Western Kentucky Univ., Bowling Green, KY; and R. Mahmood, U. Nair, and R. Pielke Sr.

478
Regional Warming Amplification and Land Surface Feedbacks
Ethan David Coffel, Columbia Univ., New York, NY; and R. M. Horton

480
Current Trends in Land–Atmosphere Coupling Related to Drought
Joshua K. Roundy, Univ. of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; and C. R. Ferguson and J. A. Santanello

485
Land Surface Skin Temperature Errors in the NCEP Models over CONUS
Weizhong Zheng, NOAA/NCEP/EMC, College Park, MD; and M. Ek, Y. Xia, H. Wei, J. Meng, Y. Wu, and Y. Yu

486
Assessing the Effects of LSS Choice on Simulated Geopotential Heights over China: A Case Study Using WRF
Xin-Min Zeng, College of Hydrology and Water Resources, Hohai Univ., Nanjing, China; and B. Wang and N. Wang

Handout (5.5 MB)

488
Evaluating Climate Model Simulations of Land–Atmosphere Coupling on the U.S. Southern Great Plains
Thomas J. Phillips, LLNL, Livermore, CA; and S. A. Klein, H. Y. Ma, Q. Tang, S. Xie, I. N. Williams, J. A. Santanello, D. R. Cook, and M. S. Torn

489
NCA-LDAS, a Terrestrial Hydrology Satellite Data Assimilation System for the National Climate Assessment: Overview and Ver. 1.0 Hydrologic Indicators
Michael F. Jasinski, NASA GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and S. V. Kumar, J. S. Borak, D. M. Mocko, C. D. Peters-Lidard, M. Rodell, H. Rui, H. Beaudoing, B. Li, K. R. Arsenault, B. Vollmer, and J. Bolten

499
The Importance of Soil Moisture to Influence and Predict Summer Extreme Heat Events in North America
Zhe Zhang, Univ. of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada; and Y. Li, F. Chen, and M. Barlage

500
Convective Cold Pool Responses to Soil Moisture
Aryeh J. Drager, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and L. D. Grant and S. C. van den Heever

501

Poster Session 5
Advances in Evaporation and Evaporative Demand
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 32nd Conference on Hydrology
Cochairs: Michael Hobbins, CIRES; Martha C. Anderson, USDA/ARS; Ashley M. Matheny, Ohio State Univ.; Christopher Hain, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
503
Assessment of Statewide Remote Sensing-Based Evapotranspiration Estimates
Hatim M. E. Geli, New Mexico State Univ., Las Cruces, NM; and C. R. Hain, M. C. Anderson, and G. B. Senay

504
Estimating ET Partitioning Using a Thermal-Based Two-Source Energy Balance Model in Vineyards
William P. Kustas, USDA/ARS, Beltsville, MD; and H. Nieto, J. G. Alfieri, K. Knipper, F. Gao, M. C. Anderson, A. F. Torres-Rua, J. Prueger, and L. E. Hipps

505
511
Demonstration of a Daily High-Resolution (375-m) ALEXI Evapotranspiration Product for the NENA Region
Christopher Hain, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL; and C. M. U. Neale, M. A. Schull, and M. C. Anderson

512
Regional and Field-Scale ET Estimates over the MENA Region Using an Open-Source Tool
Mitchell Andrew Schull, CICS, College Park, MD; and C. Hain, M. C. Anderson, F. Gao, X. Zhan, and C. M. U. Neale


Poster Session 6
Hydrometeorological Extremes
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 32nd Conference on Hydrology
Cochairs: Eleonora Demaria, USDA–ARS; John N. McHenry, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems, LLC; Konstantinos Andreadis, JPL; Daniel Rodriguez, Instituto Alberto Luiz Coimbra de Pós-Graduação e Pesquisa de Engenharia–Univ. Federal do Rio de Janeiro
514
523
Climate Extremes of the United States Northern Great Plains
Skylar S. Williams, Montana State Univ., Bozeman, MT; and G. Bromley, T. Gerken, and P. Stoy

526
Regimes of Widspread Heavy Precipitation in Diverse Geographic Regions
Nathan R. Kelly, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and R. S. Schumacher

528
Understanding Himalayan Extreme Rainfall to Inform Disaster Governance
Anil Kumar, NOAA Center for Weather and Climate Prediction, College Park, MD; and M. Ek

Wednesday, 10 January 2018

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Wednesday, 10 January 2018


Session 7
Advances in Evaporation and Evaporative Demand
Location: Room 18B (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 32nd Conference on Hydrology
Cochairs: Michael Hobbins, CIRES; Martha C. Anderson, USDA/ARS; Ashley M. Matheny, Univ. of Texas; Christopher R. Hain, USRA
8:30 AM
7.1
9:00 AM
7.3
Using SMAP Satellite Observations to Estimate Terrestrial Evaporation Rates
Ben Livneh, CIRES, Boulder, CO; and E. E. Small, A. Badger, and R. Abolafia-Rosenzweig

9:30 AM
7.5
Attribution of Flux Partitioning Variations between Land Surface Models over the Continental United States
Thomas Holmes, NASA, Greenbelt, MD; and D. Mocko, C. D. Peters-Lidard, and S. V. Kumar

9:45 AM
7.6
Using Field-Scale Evapotranspiration to Study Impacts of Drought and Disturbance on a Forested Landscape in North Carolina, United States
Yun Yang, USDA/ARS, Beltsville, MD; and M. C. Anderson, F. Gao, C. Hain, W. P. Kustas, A. Noormets, G. Sun, R. Wynne, V. Thomas, L. Sun, and Y. Yang


Joint Session 35
Flood Prediction, Analysis, High Performance Computing, Decision Support, Management, and Tropical Cyclones, Part I
Location: Room 18A (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 32nd Conference on Hydrology; and the Fourth Symposium on High Performance Computing for Weather, Water, and Climate )
Cochairs: Nick Z. Fang, Univ. of Texas; Hatim Sharif, Univ. of Texas; Konstantinos Andreadis, JPL; David J. Gochis, NCAR; John N. McHenry, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems, LLC; Gerry Creager, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, NOAA/NSSL; Benjamin Bass, Rice Univ.; Philip B. Bedient, Rice Univ.
8:30 AM
J35.1
Surfing the Chaos: The 100-Year Flood Myth
Jerry L Cotter, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth, TX

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Wednesday, 10 January 2018


Coffee Break

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Wednesday, 10 January 2018


Joint Session 39
Advances in the Application of Land Surface Observations and Land Data Assimilation Techniques
Location: Room 18A (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 32nd Conference on Hydrology; and the 22nd Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS) )
Cochairs: Laura Clemente-Harding, Pennsylvania State Univ.; Clara Draper, CIRES; Rolf Reichle, NASA/GSFC; Sujay V. Kumar, NASA GSFC; Andmorgan Fisher, Engineer Research and Development Center; Michael Lewis, Engineer Research and Development Center; John B. Eylander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
11:00 AM
J39.3
Infusion of SMAP Soil Moisture Data into Offline and Coupled Models (Invited Presentation)
Joseph A. Santanello, NASA GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and P. Lawston, E. J. Dennis, and S. Kumar

11:15 AM
J39.4
Global Assessment of the SMAP Level-4 Surface and Root-Zone Soil Moisture Product Using Assimilation Diagnostics
Rolf H. Reichle, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and Q. Liu, G. J. M. De Lannoy, W. T. Crow, J. S. Kimball, R. D. Koster, and J. V. Ardizzone

11:30 AM
J39.5
Toward the Development of Protocols for Soil Moisture Measurement and Monitoring (Invited Presentation)
Michael H. Cosh, USDA ARS Hydrology and Remote Sensing Laboratory, Beltsville, MD; and A. Berg, R. Bindlish, T. Caldwell, A. Colliander, T. Jackson, T. Ochsner, J. Qu, and S. M. Quiring


Joint Session 40
Flood Prediction, Analysis, High Performance Computing, Decision Support, Management, and Tropical Cyclones, Part II
Location: Room 18B (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 32nd Conference on Hydrology; and the Fourth Symposium on High Performance Computing for Weather, Water, and Climate )
Cochairs: Nick Z. Fang, Univ. of Texas; Hatim Sharif, Univ. of Texas; Konstantinos Andreadis, JPL; David J. Gochis, NCAR; John N. McHenry, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems, LLC; Gerry Creager, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, NOAA/NSSL; Benjamin Bass, Rice Univ.; Philip B. Bedient, Rice Univ.
10:30 AM
J40.1
National Water Model-Based Diagnoses of Recent High-Impact Floods
David Gochis, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and B. Cosgrove, A. Dugger, J. McCreight, F. Salas, D. Yates, L. K. Read, W. Yu, K. Sampson, A. RafieeiNasab, Y. Liu, L. Pan, M. Barlage, and L. Karsten

10:45 AM
J40.2
An Update on the NOAA National Water Model and Related Activities
Brian A. Cosgrove, NWS/Office of Water Prediction, Silver Spring, MD; and D. J. Gochis, T. Graziano, E. Clark, and T. Flowers

11:45 AM
J40.6

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Wednesday, 10 January 2018


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Wednesday, 10 January 2018

Recording files available
Lecture 2
2018 Horton Lecture
Location: Room 18A (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
1:30 PM
L2.1
Rain Rates from Space: Past & Future (Invited Presentation)
Gerald R. North, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX

2:45 PM-3:45 PM: Wednesday, 10 January 2018


Joint Panel Discussion 5
Decision-Making by Water Utilities: Using Climate/Weather Information in Short- and Long-Term Planning
Location: Room 18A (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 32nd Conference on Hydrology; and the 13th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice )
Moderator: Nancy Kay Beller-Simms, NOAA
Panelists: W. Joshua Weiss, Hazen and Sawyer; Katherine Zitsch, Atlanta Regional Commission; Yanan Duan, Auburn Univ.; Marisa Gonzalez, Austin Water Utility
2:45 PM
Panel Discussion

3:45 PM-5:30 PM: Wednesday, 10 January 2018


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)

Joint Poster Session 4
Advances in the Application of Land Surface Observations and Land Data Assimilation Techniques
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 32nd Conference on Hydrology; and the 22nd Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS) )
Cochairs: Laura Clemente-Harding, Pennsylvania State Univ.; Clara Draper, CIRES; Rolf Reichle, NASA/GSFC; Sujay V. Kumar, NASA GSFC; Andmorgan Fisher, Engineer Research and Development Center; Michael Lewis, Engineer Research and Development Center; John B. Eylander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
871
Thermal Methods to Monitor Soil Moisture in Different Study Areas
Chenyang Xu, George Mason Univ., Fairfax, VA

872
A Robust Method to Derive and Predict Soil-Specific Calibration Coefficients for Soil Water Content Sensors
Edward Ayres, National Ecological Observatory Network, Boulder, CO; and J. A. Roberti, H. W. Loescher, and J. Tang

876
Evaluating Full Physics Hydrological Model Soil Moisture Simulations with Observations
Robert J. Zamora, NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and F. Viterbo, D. Gochis, and R. Cifelli

878
Analysis of Land Surface States Obtained from High-Resolution LDAS Experiment Using URMA and GLDAS Products
Roshan Shrestha, IMSG and NOAA/NCEP/EMC, College Park, MD; and M. B. Ek, M. Pondeca, P. Shafran, G. DiMego, and A. M. Gibbs


Joint Poster Session 5
Decision-Making by Water Utilities: Using Climate/Weather Information in Short- and Long-Term Planning
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 32nd Conference on Hydrology; and the 13th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice )
Chair: Nancy Kay Beller-Simms, NOAA
883
Using Data to Help Characterize and Plan for Future Climate Variability in the Metro Atlanta Region
Katherine Zitsch, Atlanta Regional Commission, Atlanta, GA; and D. E. Johnson and N. S. Ram


Joint Poster Session 6
Monsoons of the Americas: Advancing Understanding and Improving Prediction through Observations and Models
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 32nd Conference on Hydrology; and the 31st Conference on Climate Variability and Change )
Cochairs: Francina Dominguez, Univ. of Illinois; Ben Lintner, Rutgers, The State Univ. of New Jersey; Yolande L. Serra, JISAO
892
The North American Monsoon GPS Hydrometeorological Network 2017
David K. Adams, Univ. Nacional Autónoma de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico; and E. R. Vivoni, B. R. Lintner, C. Minjarez Sosa, Y. L. Serra, A. Granados, A. Vázquez Galvez, J. C. Rodriguez, V. Verduzco, E. R. Pérez Ruiz, F. Barffuson, M. Grutter, J. S. Haase, H. Liang, E. Cabral Cano, D. J. Gochis, E. Yépez, A. Robles Morua, A. Bezanilla, R. Del Rio Salas, A. I. Quintanar, C. Ochoa Moya, and L. Salazar-Tlaczani


Poster Session 7
Coupled Processes of Atmosphere, Land, and Hydrology Prediction Models
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 32nd Conference on Hydrology
Cochairs: Sue Chen, NRL; Neil P. Barton, NRL
913
Ocean Model Impact Tiger Team: Ocean Model Impact Study for Hurricane Forecasting
Hyun-Sook Kim, IMSG and NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, College Park, MD; and N. Bond, S. Chen, P. G. Black, J. J. Cione, J. Dong, P. J. Fitzpatrick, I. Ginis, G. R. Halliwell Jr., S. R. Jayne, B. Liu, A. Mehra, E. R. Sanabia, L. K. Shay, V. Tallapragada, B. Thomas, J. Zhang, and L. Zhu

914
Spectral Characterization of River Networks under Climate Change
Armaghan Abed-Elmdoust, Univ. of Texas, Austin, TX; and D. Rempe and Z. L. Yang

915
High-Resolution Coupled Atmosphere–Land–Hydrology Prediction of Coastal Flood from Hurricane Irene
Sue Chen, NRL, Monterey, CA; and T. R. Holt, J. M. Schmidt, C. DeLuca, R. Dunlap, D. Rosen, C. D. Peters-Lidard, S. Kumar, D. J. Gochis, A. Dugger, M. Ek, J. Dong, and J. B. Eylander

916
Probabilistic Drought Forecasts and Uncertainty Analysis Using the Modified Surface Water Supply Index in the Korean Peninsula
Suk Hwan Jang Sr., Daejin Univ., Pocheon-si, Korea, Republic of (South); and J. K. Lee Sr., J. H. Oh Sr., and J. W. Jo Sr.


Joint Poster Session 7
Probabilistic Hydrometeorological Forecasting and Uncertainty Analysis
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 32nd Conference on Hydrology; and the 25th Conference on Probability and Statistics )
Cochairs: Huiling Yuan, Nanjing Univ.; Qingyun Duan, Beijing Normal Univ.; Kristie J. Franz, Iowa State Univ.
894
Impact of Downscaling on Forcing Engine for Operational Water Prediction System of National Water Center
Linlin Pan, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and D. Gochis, W. Yu, A. Dugger, J. Grim, Y. Zhang, A. Rafieeinasab, L. Karsten, Y. Liu, and B. Cosgrove

895
Improving Hydrologic Forecasting Using Ensemble Conditional Bias-Penalized Kalman Filter
Haksu Lee, Len Technologies, Inc., Oak Hill, VA; and D. J. Seo, Y. Zhang, S. Kim, and S. Noh

897
Simulation and Test of Flood Routing Based on GIS Rainstorm Flood Inundation Model
Limei Ye, Institute of Heavy Rain, China Meteorological Administration, Wuhan, China; and T. Peng and Y. Zhou

898
NWP Forecast Performance for Significant Precipitation Events over Southwest British Columbia
Anthony Di Stefano, Univ. of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada; and D. M. Siuta, G. L. West, and R. B. Stull

899
Calibration of QPF Using the Optimal Percentile Method
Kan Dai, National Meteorological Center of China Meteorological Administration, Beijing, China; and Y. Zhu

900
Evaluation and Statistical Analysis of Short-Term WRF QPFs for Santa Clara Valley in Winter 2016/17
Arthur Eiserloh, San Jose State Univ., San Jose, CA; and C. Keene and S. Chiao

903
Evaluation of GRAPES Global Ensemble Prediction System (GRAPES-GEPS) of CMA
Yinglin LI, National Meteorological Center of the China Meteorological Administration, Beijing, China

905
Jiangsu Moisture Characteristics Analysis in Different Weather Background of Plum Flood Season
Mei Liu, Jiangsu Meteorology Observation, Nanjing, China; and J. Yu, L. Wang, and M. Yang

907
Stochastic Parameter Perturbation in Grell-Freitas Convective Parameterization
Isidora Jankov, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Boulder, CO; and G. Grell and J. Berner

908
Analysis on the Key Factors in Causing Heavy Rain and Precipitation Forecast Deviation in a Regional Persistent Heavy Rainfall
Jianwei Yu, Jiangsu Meteorology Observation, Nanjing, China; and M. Liu, M. Yang, and S. Chen

909
Analysis for Cold Water Lenses off the Jiangsu Coast Based on Observation and Simulation
Wenjing Zhang, National Univ. of Defense Technology, Nanjing, China; and S. Zhu and X. Z. Wang

910
On the Detection of Statistical Heterogeneity in Rain Measurement
A. R. Jameson, RJH Scientific, Inc., Arlington, VA; and M. L. Larsen and A. B. Kostinski

Handout (85.0 kB) Handout (85.7 kB)


Poster Session 8
Snow Hydrology Applications Through Remote Sensing, Modeling, and Data Assimilation, Posters
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 32nd Conference on Hydrology
Cochairs: John B. Eylander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; Elias J. Deeb, Cold Regions Research and Engineering Lab; Carrie Vuyovich, Cold Regions Research and Engineering Lab; Jennifer M. Jacobs, Univ. of New Hampshire
931
Snow Contributions to Seasonal Streamflow Prediction Skill in the NOAA National Water Model and Pathways to Improvement
Aubrey Dugger, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and K. Rittger, K. A. Watson, L. Karsten, J. McCreight, D. J. Gochis, and B. Cosgrove

933
High-Resolution Flood Hazard Simulation of the Red River of the North Using a Single-Pass InSAR DEM
Guy J.-P. Schumann, Univ. of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom; and R. Schroeder, D. Faherty, D. Moller, and J. M. Jacobs

934
Evaluating the Effects of Inundated Land Area on Downstream Flow Using the LIS-VIC Model
Stuart D. Smith, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN; and S. Wang, A. W. Wood, M. M. DeWeese, K. A. Cherkauer, and L. C. Bowling


Joint Poster Session 8
Variability of Regional Hydroclimate, Posters
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 32nd Conference on Hydrology; and the 31st Conference on Climate Variability and Change )
Cochairs: Paul X. Flanagan, Univ. of Oklahoma; Benjamin Cook, NASA GISS
919
Optimal Application of Basin Management Practices in Geumho River for Reducing Effect of Climate Change
Yoonkyung Park, Pukyong National Univ., Busan, Korea, Republic of (South); and J. Choi, W. Cha, O. Lee, and S. Kim
Manuscript (66.9 kB)

921
Future IDF Curves in Korea Using Scale-Invariance Technique under AR5 RCP Scenarios
Sangdan Kim, Pukyong National Univ., Busan, Korea, Republic of (South); and Y. Park and J. Choi
Manuscript (160.6 kB)

924
Changes of Hydroclimatic Intensity over East Asia Projected by Multiregional Climate Model Ensemble under RCP Scenarios.
Ahn Joong-Bae, Pusan National Univ., Busan, Korea, Republic of (South); and C. Yeon-Woo and I. Eun-Soon

926
Impacts of the Surface Heterogeneities on Local Climate in the Amazonian Subbasin of Ji-Paraná Using the Eta/Noah-MP Model
Isabel L. Pilotto, National Institute for Space Research (INPE), São José dos Campos, Brazil; and D. A. Rodriguez and S. C. Chou


Poster Session 9
Local and Regional Response in the Water Cycle Due to Urbanization, Posters 
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 32nd Conference on Hydrology
Cochairs: Bradford Johnson, Univ. of Georgia; Kristie J. Franz, Iowa State Univ.; Neil Debbage, Univ. of Georgia
938
Characterizing London’s Urban Boundary Layer Based on Ceilometer Observations
Simone Kotthaus, Univ. of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom; and S. Grimmond and D. Hertwig

939
Impact of Urbanization on Predicting Extreme Rainfall Events over Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Thang M. Luong, King Abdullah Univ. of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia; and V. Q. Doan, O. Knio, T. M. Nguyen, C. L. Castro, and I. Hoteit


Poster Session 10
Multiprocesses Analysis and Modeling, and Product Application in Arid and Semiarid Regions, Posters
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 32nd Conference on Hydrology
Cochairs: Yaohui Li, Chinese Meterological Administration; Xing Yuan, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Youlong Xia, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC
863
Simulation of Water and Energy Cycles within the NLDAS System in the Great Plains: Challenges and Prospects
Youlong Xia, EMC/NCEP/IMSG, College Park, MD; and D. M. Mocko, C. D. Peters-Lidard, and M. Ek

864
Drought Monitoring over Semihumid Rain-Fed Winter Wheat Region of Longdong in Northwest China Using Remote Sensing Data from 1981 to 2010
Ni Guo, Institute of Arid Meteorology, China Meteorological Administration, Lanzhou, China; and Y. Lu and W. Wang

867
Mechanism of Nonappearance of Hiatus in the Tibetan Plateau
Jieru Ma, College of Atmospheric Sciences Lanzhou Univ., Lanzhou, China; and X. Guan, J. Huang, and R. Guo

868
The Latest Evidences of a Warm–Wet Climatic Shift in Hexi Corridor, Gansu
Shu Lin, Northwest Regional Climate Center, Lanzhou, China

870
Different Roles of Dynamic and Thermodynamic Effects in Enhanced Semiarid Warming
Ruixia Guo, Lanzhou Univ., Lanzhou, China; and X. Guan

Thursday, 11 January 2018

8:30 AM-9:30 AM: Thursday, 11 January 2018


Session 10
Local and Regional Response in the Water Cycle Due to Urbanization
Location: Room 18B (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 32nd Conference on Hydrology
Cochairs: Bradford Johnson, Univ. of Georgia; Kristie J. Franz, Iowa State Univ.; Neil Debbage, Univ. of Georgia
8:45 AM
10.2
Spatiotemporal Rainfall Patterns Around Atlanta, Georgia, and Possible Relationships to Urban Land Cover
Jordan T. McLeod, Southeast Regional Climate Center, Chapel Hill, NC; and J. M. Shepherd and C. E. Konrad

9:00 AM
10.3
Hydrological Determinants of Temperature Extremes in Cities
Elie Bou-Zeid, Princeton Univ., Princeton, NJ; and J. Yang


Joint Session 48
Monsoons of the Americas: Advancing Understanding and Improving Prediction through Observations and Models
Location: Room 18A (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 32nd Conference on Hydrology; and the 31st Conference on Climate Variability and Change )
Cochairs: Francina Dominguez, Univ. of Illinois; Ben Lintner, Rutgers, State Univ. of New Jersey; Yolande L. Serra, JISAO
8:30 AM
J48.1
An Interhemispheric View of the American Monsoons: Vegetation and Moisture Transport Processes (Invited Talk)
Paola A. Arias, Univ. de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia; and J. A. Martinez, S. C. Vieira, and J. C. Villegas

8:45 AM
J48.2
Seasonal Predictability of Summer Rainfall over South America (Invited Talk)
Rodrigo Bombardi, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and L. Trenary, K. Pegion, B. Cash, T. DelSole, and J. L. Kinter III

9:00 AM
J48.3
9:15 AM
J48.4
"The Paroxysmal Precipitation of the Desert": Flash Floods in the Southwestern United States
James A. Smith, Princeton Univ., Princeton, NJ; and M. L. Baeck, J. Signell, L. Yang, E. Morin II, and D. C. Goodrich

9:30 AM-10:30 AM: Thursday, 11 January 2018


Exhibit Hall Breakfast
Location: Exhibit Hall 4 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Thursday, 11 January 2018


Session 11A
Multiprocesses Analysis, Modeling, and Product Application in Arid and Semiarid Regions
Location: Room 18A (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 32nd Conference on Hydrology
Cochairs: Yaohui Li, Chinese Meterological Administration; Xing Yuan, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Youlong Xia, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC
10:30 AM
11A.1
MetOp ASCAT Observations of the Soil–Vegetation Continuum in the North American Prairies (Invited Presentation)
Susan C. Steele-Dunne, Delft Univ. of Technology, Delft, Netherlands; and S. Hahn and W. Wagner

10:45 AM
11A.2
Contributions of Radiative Factors to Enhanced Dryland Warming (Invited Presentation)
Xiaodan Guan, College of Atmospheric Sciences, Lanzhou Univ., Lanzhou, China; and Y. Zhang and Z. Gan

11:30 AM
11A.5
Land–Atmosphere Interaction and Disaster-Causing Process of Drought in Northern China: Observation and Experiment (DroughtPEX_China)
Yaohui Li, Institute of Arid Meteorology, China Meteorological Administration, Lanzhou, China

11:45 AM
11A.6

Session 11B
Snow Hydrology Applications Through Remote Sensing, Modeling, and Data Assimilation
Location: Room 18B (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 32nd Conference on Hydrology
Cochairs: John B. Eylander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; Elias J. Deeb, Cold Regions Research and Engineering Lab; Carrie Vuyovich, Cold Regions Research and Engineering Lab; Jennifer M. Jacobs, Univ. of New Hampshire
10:30 AM
11B.1
Operational Applications of Suomi-NPP VIIRS Satellite-Based Flood Mapping (Invited Presentation)
Michael M. DeWeese, NOAA/NWS, Chanhassen, MN; and S. Li and J. P. Hoffman

10:45 AM
11B.2
11:00 AM
11B.3A
A New Estimate of North American Mountain Snow Accumulation from Regional Climate Model Simulations
Melissa L. Wrzesien, Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH; and M. T. Durand, T. M. Pavelsky, and S. Kapnick

11:30 AM
11B.5
Evaluation of Snow Modeling with Noah and Noah-MP Land Surface Models and Assimilation of the AFWA Snow Depth Products into NCEP Operational CFS/GFS System
Jiarui Dong, NCEP, College Park, MD; and M. B. Ek, H. Wei, J. Meng, W. Zheng, S. V. Kumar, R. Reichle, D. Mocko, and C. D. Peters-Lidard

11:45 AM
11B.6
Operational Snow Data Assimilation at the U.S. Air Force 557th Weather Wing Using the NASA Land Information System
Yeosang Yoon, NASA GSFC/SAIC, Greenbelt, MD; and S. V. Kumar, J. Wegiel, K. R. Arsenault, M. Navari, E. M. Kemp, J. Geiger, and C. D. Peters-Lidard

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Thursday, 11 January 2018


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Thursday, 11 January 2018

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Thursday, 11 January 2018


Joint Session 53
Probabilistic Hydrometeorological Forecasting and Uncertainty Analysis, Part I
Location: Room 18A (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 32nd Conference on Hydrology; and the 25th Conference on Probability and Statistics )
Cochairs: Huiling Yuan, Nanjing Univ.; Qingyun Duan, Beijing Normal Univ.; Kristie J. Franz, Iowa State Univ.
1:30 PM
J53.1
Stochastic Approaches within a High-Resolution Rapid Refresh Ensemble (Invited Presentation)
Isidora Jankov, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Boulder, CO; and J. Beck, J. K. Wolff, M. Harold, G. Grell, J. B. Olson, T. G. Smirnova, J. Berner, C. R. Alexander, and S. Benjamin

1:45 PM
J53.2
Relative Skills of Two PQPF Mechanisms for Postprocessing Medium-Term Precipitation Forecast
Yu Zhang, Univ. of Texas, Arlington, TX; and M. Scheuerer, J. C. Schaake, L. Wu, and C. Kongoli

2:15 PM
J53.4
Probability Forecast Model of Tropical Cyclone Heavy Rainfall Area Based on Multielement Diagnosis
Hong Huang, National Univ. of Defense Technology, Nanjing, China; and J. Wang and X. Z. Wang

Handout (571.8 kB)


Joint Session 54
Variability of Regional Hydroclimate, Part I
Location: Room 18B (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 32nd Conference on Hydrology; and the 31st Conference on Climate Variability and Change )
Cochairs: Paul X. Flanagan, Univ. of Oklahoma; Jeffrey Basara, University of Oklahoma
1:30 PM
J54.1
1:45 PM
J54.2
2:15 PM
J54.4A
Storm-Scale Variations of Water Isotopes in the Tropical High Andes
Anton Seimon, Appalachian State Univ., Boone, NC; and H. Guy, L. B. Perry, E. Burton, S. Arias, N. Quispe, N. Montoya, M. Rado, M. Andrade, R. Winkelman, M. Peñaloza, C. Cooper, and E. Montpellier

2:30 PM
J54.5
2:45 PM
J54.6
Detectability of Decadal Anthropogenic Hydroclimate Changes over North America
Honghai Zhang, Princeton Univ., Princeton, NJ; and T. L. Delworth

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Thursday, 11 January 2018


Coffee Break

3:30 PM-5:00 PM: Thursday, 11 January 2018


Joint Session 57
Probabilistic Hydrometeorological Forecasting and Uncertainty Analysis, Part II
Location: Room 18A (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 32nd Conference on Hydrology; and the 25th Conference on Probability and Statistics )
Cochairs: Huiling Yuan, Nanjing Univ.; Qingyun Duan, Beijing Normal Univ.; Kristie J. Franz, Iowa State Univ.
4:00 PM
J57.3
Ensemble Flood Forecasting Based on Ensemble Precipitation Forecasts and Distributed Hydrological Model
Hongjun Bao, National Meteorological Center, China Meteorological Administration, Beijing, China

Handout (2.5 MB)

4:15 PM
J57.4
Probabilistic Verification of the National Water Model
Erin Towler, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. McCreight, A. Dugger, D. Gochis, K. M. Mahoney, and T. J. Mills

4:30 PM
J57.5
4:45 PM
J57.6
Assessing the Utility of Multiple Land Surface Models for Drought Simulation
Shugong Wang, SAIC at NASA GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and S. V. Kumar, D. M. Mocko, C. D. Peters-Lidard, and Y. Xia


Joint Session 58
Variability of Regional Hydroclimate, Part II
Location: Room 18B (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 32nd Conference on Hydrology; and the 31st Conference on Climate Variability and Change )
Cochairs: Paul X. Flanagan, Univ. of Oklahoma; Benjamin Cook, NASA GISS
4:15 PM
J58.4
Detection and Attribution of the Terrestrial Runoff in the Conterminous United States
Jiafu Mao, ORNL, Oak Ridge, TN; and W. Forbes, W. Fu, X. Shi, D. Ricciuto, M. Jin, and S. C. Kao

4:30 PM
J58.5
Future Projections of Global Drought and Pluvial Event Characteristics
Elinor R. Martin, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

4:45 PM
J58.6
The Effect of Global Warming on Water Availability
Craig R. Ferguson, Atmospheric Sciences Research Center, State Univ. of New York, Albany, NY; and M. Pan