Session 12A African Climate Variations and Change—Part III

Wednesday, 10 January 2018: 1:30 PM-3:45 PM
616 AB (Hilton) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 31st Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Edward K. Vizy, Univ. of Texas, Department of Geological Sciences, Austin, TX and Michela Biasutti, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory -- Columbia University, Palisades, NY

1:30 PM
Climatology and Seasonal Forecasting Analysis from a New Multi-Decade High-Resolution Rainfall and Temperature Dataset for Rwanda
Asher Siebert, IRI, Palisades, NY; and T. Dinku, F. Vuguziga, A. Twahirwa, D. Kagabo, S. J. Mason, A. W. Robertson, J. DelCorral, and R. Cousin
1:45 PM
Modeling Hydrological Regimes of the Logone-Lake Chad River Basin, Africa under CMIP5 GCMs Projections
Asmita Murumkar, Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH; and M. T. Durand, B. Mark, A. Fernández, M. Moritz, I. Hamilton, S. Phang, S. Laborde, and A. Shastry
2:00 PM
Seasonal and Long-term Variability in the Atmospheric Moisture Budget and Transport over East Africa
Ross Maidment, Univ. of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom; and M. E. Demory and E. Black
2:15 PM
The Mechanisms Associated with Ethiopian Belg Subseasonal Rainfall Variability
Wassila M. Thiaw, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Climate Prediction Center, College Park, MD; and E. B. Biratu
2:30 PM
Variability of Interannual-to-Decadal Teleconnections Observed over the Greater Horn of Africa in the 20th Century
Andreas H. Fink, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany; and T. K. Bahaga and P. Knippertz
2:45 PM
Remote Drivers of Interannual Variability of the East African Long Rains
Michael Vellinga, Met Office, Exeter, UK; and S. F. Milton
3:00 PM
Trend and Periodicity of Drought over Ethiopia
Tadesse Terefe Zeleke, Bahir Dar Univ., Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

3:15 PM
Climate Change at the Margin in East Africa
Bradfield Lyon, Univ. of Maine, Orono, ME; and A. Giannini, R. Seager, and N. Vigaud

3:30 PM
Causes of Uncertainty in Projections of East African Rainfall Change
Dave Rowell, Met Office, Exeter, United Kingdom; and R. Chadwick
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