18th Conference on Climate Variability and Change

Session 4


Observed Climate Change in the Atmosphere and Oceans: Part 2

 Chairs: Dian J. Seidel, NOAA/ARL, Silver Spring, MD; Christopher W. Landsea, NOAA/AOML/HRD, Miami, FL
1:45 PM4.1Maximum and minimum temperature trends for the globe: an update through 2004  extended abstract
Russell S. Vose, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and D. R. Easterling and B. Gleason
2:00 PM4.2At what horizontal scale can significant surface warming be detected?  
David J. Karoly, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and Q. Wu
2:15 PM4.3Abrupt global temperature change and the instrumental record  extended abstract wrf recording
Matthew J. Menne, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC
2:30 PM4.4Rehabilitating the Canadian Climate Reference Network  
Yves Durocher, EC, Downsview, ON, Canada
2:45 PM4.5A comparison of the original United States Historical Climatology Network (USHCN) and USHCN v2  extended abstract wrf recording
Claude N. Williams Jr., NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and M. J. Menne
3:00 PMCoffee Break in Exhibit Hall  
3:30 PM4.6Atlantic hurricanes and global warming: Observational evidence  
Christopher W. Landsea, NOAA/AOML/HRD, Miami, FL
3:45 PM4.7Frequency, duration and intensity of tropical cyclonic storms in a warming environment  
Peter J. Webster, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and G. J. Holland, J. A. Curry, and H. R. Chang
4:00 PM4.8How unnatural are the observed Tropical SST trends over the last 50 years ?  
Cecile Penland, NOAA/CIRES/CDC, Boulder, CO; and P. Sardeshmukh
4:15 PM4.9Characterization of Changing Precipitation Regimes  extended abstract wrf recording
John Hallett, DRI, Reno, NV; and R. Rasmussen
4:30 PM4.10Global “warming holes” and regional land surface-atmosphere interactions  
Zaitao Pan, St. Louis Univ., St. Louis, MO; and M. Segal, W. Gutowski, E. S. Takle, and C. J. Anderson
4:45 PM4.11Recent rainfall trends across tropical West Africa: Observations and potential causes  
Andreas H. Fink, Univ. of Cologne, Cologne, Germany; and P. Susan and K. Simone
5:00 PM4.12Continued research on observed changes in cloudiness and air pollution over China and their relationships with other meteorological variables  
Dale Kaiser, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN; and Y. Qian, R. S. Vose, and B. Sun
5:15 PM4.13An algorithm to derive snowfall from snow depth observations  extended abstract wrf recording
Alexandre Fischer, EC, Toronto, ON, Canada; and Y. Durocher

Tuesday, 31 January 2006: 1:45 PM-5:30 PM, A314

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