Session 12B Atmospheric Rivers and Other Extreme Climate Events—Part I

Wednesday, 10 January 2018: 1:30 PM-3:45 PM
Salon F (Hilton) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 31st Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Ruby Leung, PNNL, Richland, WA and Jason M. Cordeira, Plymouth State Univ., Plymouth, NH

1:30 PM
1:45 PM
Historical Return Periods of the Strongest Atmospheric Rivers on the U.S. West Coast
Michael Dettinger, USGS, Carson City, NV; and F. M. Ralph and J. J. Rutz
2:00 PM
2:15 PM
Attributing Seasonal Montane Snowfall Patterns to Atmospheric Rivers Using Different Detection Methods
Laurie S. Huning, Univ. of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA; and S. A. Margulis, B. Guan, D. E. Waliser, and P. J. Neiman
2:30 PM
Global Analysis of Climate Change Projection Effects on Atmospheric Rivers
Duane E. Waliser, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and V. Espinoza, B. Guan, F. M. Ralph, and D. A. Lavers
2:45 PM
Multi-Model Assessment of Subseasonal-to-Seasonal Atmospheric River Prediction Skill
Michael J. DeFlorio, NASA, Pasadena, CA; and D. E. Waliser, B. Guan, F. Vitart, F. M. Ralph, and A. Goodman
3:00 PM
Tropical Plumes in the UTLS and Their Connection to Atmospheric Rivers
Gregory J. Tripoli, Univ. of Wisconsin–Madison, Madison, WI
3:15 PM
Mesoscale Processes in Atmospheric Rivers Impacting Southern California
Forest Cannon, SIO/Univ. of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA; and F. M. Ralph, R. Weihs, and D. P. Lettenmaier
3:30 PM
Statistical Relationship between the Atmospheric River and Extratropical Cyclone
Yanjuan Guo, Texas A&M Univ., Corpus Christi, TX; and T. Shinoda, B. Guan, and D. E. Waliser

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