85th AMS Annual Meeting

Poster Session 1: Poster Session: Climate Assessments, Drought, and Observed Climate Change

Monday, 10 January 2005: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Bringing together disparate data for climate impacts studies
M. Benno Blumenthal, Columbia University, Palisades, NY; and C. F. Ropelewski, E. Grover-Kopec, J. del Corral, and M. Dilley

Response of winter cereal productivity in Spain to climate variability
Concepcion Rodriguez-Puebla, University of Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain; and A. H. Encinas and M. D. Frías

Poster PDF (170.3 kB)
Study on the Potential Impacts of Climate Change on Wheat Production in Contrast Environments of South Australia

A climatology of weather influences on electric power outages in New Hampshire
Michael H. Nahmias, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH; and E. G. Hoffman

Poster PDF (58.5 kB)
Afghanistan weather hazards
Bradford R. Pugh, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC, Camp Springs, MD


Poster PDF (20.3 kB)
Examination of Global Wind Trends Due to Global Climate Change to Improve Wind Resource Assessments
Glenn E. Van Knowe, AWS Truewind, LLC, Troy, NY; and J. W. Zack, K. T. Waight, and M. Brower


Poster PDF (145.7 kB)
Customer satisfaction with NOAA’s National Weather Service climate products and services
Barbara E. Mayes, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and R. E. Livezey

Status report on NWS climate services implementation at the regional and local level
Judith A. Koepsell, Climate Services Division/OCWWS/NWS/NOAA, Silver Spring, MD; and R. E. Livezey

Monitoring and forecasting drought in Southern Africa during the 2002-2003 season
James Verdin, USGS, Sioux Falls, SD; and C. C. Funk, T. Magadzire, J. Michaelsen, and G. Husak

Analysis of meteorological drought in Mexico
Juan Matias Méndez-Pérez Sr., Center for Atmospheric Sciences / National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico city, Mexico, Mexico; and V. Magaña and E. Caetano

P1.12 moved to oral presentation 5.6a

Recent Trends in Mid-Atlantic Regional Water Cycle
Donglian Sun, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

An analysis of century-long Southwest U. S. precipitation data using wavelet analysis
Eileen A. Hall-McKim, University of Colorado, CIRES/NOAA/AL, Boulder, CO; and G. N. Kiladis

Radiosonde Atmospheric Temperature Products for Assessing Climate (RATPAC): Extending a homogeneity-adjusted radiosonde temperature time series using first differences
Melissa Free, NOAA/ARL, Silver Spring, MD; and D. J. Seidel, J. K. Angell, J. Lanzante, I. Durre, T. C. Peterson, and J. Lawrimore

Surface pressure trends in the canadian arctic during 1953–2003
William A. Van Wijngaarden, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada

Poster PDF (174.4 kB)
A revised U.S. climate extremes index
Karin L. Gleason, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and J. H. Lawrimore, D. H. Levinson, and T. R. Karl

Poster PDF (396.1 kB)
Consistency of recent European summer climate trends and extremes with future regional climate projections

Climate extreme indices via regional climate change workshops
Thomas C. Peterson, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC

Poster PDF (173.8 kB)
Recent California climate variability: Spatial and temporal temperature trend patterns
Richard Medina, California State University, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA; and G. Gongora, S. LaDochy, and W. C. Patzert

Central California: Opposing temperature trends valley vs. mountains
John R. Christy, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and W. B. Norris, K. T. Redmond, and K. P. Gallo

Poster PDF (1.7 MB)
Examining local and regional temperature changes for the 1977-2003 period using a truly homogeneous station record
David R. Easterling, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and M. Menne, C. N. Williams Jr., D. Levinson, and G. M. Goodge

Poster PDF (28.6 kB)
Detection of Inhomogeneity in Extreme Value Series
Xuebin Zhang, MSC, Downsview, ON, Canada; and J. Wang

Sung-Nam Oh, Meteorological Research Institute / Korea Meteorological Administration, Seoul, South Korea

Poster PDF (1.6 MB)
From Dimming to Brightening: Trends in Solar Radiation inferred from Surface Observations
C. N. Long, PNNL, Richland, WA; and M. Wild and E. G. Dutton

Asymmetric responses of the hydrological cycle in global warming and El Niño

An examination of the quality of the Atlantic tropical cyclone database
Bradford S. Barrett, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and L. M. Leslie

Poster PDF (154.9 kB)
P1.32 moved to JP2.28

Distributed flash-flood hydrologic modeling for semi-arid regions using radar data
Soni Yatheendradas, HWR-SAHRA, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and T. Wagener, H. V. Gupta, C. Unkrich, M. Schaffner, and D. Goodrich