85th AMS Annual Meeting

Session 5: Hydrology of Semi-Arid Regions(parallel with Sessions 3 and 4)

Tuesday, 11 January 2005: 8:30 AM-12:15 PM
Chair:  Mathew Barlow, AER
  8:45 AM
Regional drivers of aridity in Southwest Asia and sensitivity to surface change
Benjamin F. Zaitchik, Yale University, New Haven, CT; and J. P. Evans and R. B. Smith

  9:00 AM
Evaluation of snow model complexity within the NWS streamflow forecasting system
Kristie J. Franz, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA; and T. S. Hogue and S. Sorooshian

  9:15 AM
Atmospheric moisture cycling over the southwestern US
Bruce T. Anderson, Boston University, Boston, MA; and H. Kanamaru and J. O. Roads

  9:30 AM
Role of the Monsoons Variability on the Summer Drought events in the Mediterranean Basin
Marina Baldi, IBIMET - CNR, Rome, Italy; and L. Genesio, F. Meneguzzo, F. Cesarone, and F. Piani

  9:45 AM
The great 20th Century drying of Africa
James W. Hurrell, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and M. Hoerling

  10:15 AM
Water allocation during drought: using a DSS to examine gains from trade on the Rio Conchos, MX
Steven Stewart, Hydrology and Water Resources, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and J. Valdes, J. Gastelum, J. Aparicio, and J. Hidalgo

  10:45 AM
Formal Poster Viewing

  12:00 PM
An observed trend in central South American precipitation
Brant Liebmann, NOAA/CIRES/CDC, Boulder, CO; and C. S. Vera, L. M. V. Carvalho, I. Camilloni, V. Barros, M. Hoerling, and D. Allured


  12:14 PM
Paper 5.6 moved to P1.33