18th Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences

Session 8


Extreme Weather and Climate

 Cochairs: Richard W. Katz, NCAR, Boulder, CO; Daniel S. Wilks, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
1:45 PMPaper 8.1 moved. New paper number P1.7.  
1:46 PM8.1AForecast verification of extremes: Use of extreme value theory  
Richard W. Katz, NCAR, Boulder, CO
2:00 PM8.2The influence of large scale climate variability on winter precipitation extremes over the North America  
Xuebin Zhang, Meteorological Service of Canada, Downsview, Ontario, Canada; and P. Y. Groisman and F. W. Zwiers
2:15 PM8.3Decision making under uncertainty with an application to wildfire risk  
Karen L. Abt, USDA, Resarch Triangle Park, NC; and T. P. Holmes and R. J. Huggett

Wednesday, 1 February 2006: 1:45 PM-2:30 PM, A304

* - Indicates paper has been withdrawn from meeting

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