12th Symposium on Global Change Studies and Climate Variations (Expanded View)

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Saturday, 13 January 2001
7:30 AM-9:00 AM, Saturday
1 Workshop Registration
Sunday, 14 January 2001
9:00 AM-6:00 PM, Sunday
Conference Registration
Monday, 15 January 2001
9:00 AM-12:00 PM, Monday
Session 1 Climate Modeling: Climate Change (parallel with Session 2)
Organizer: David Easterling, NCDC, Asheville, NC
9:00 AM1.1Ensemble Historical and Climate Change Simulations  
Warren M. Washington, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and A. Dai, J. M. Arblaster, G. A. Meehl, J. W. Weatherly, and A. J. Semtner
9:30 AM1.2Where’s the heat? Insights from GCM experiments into the lack of Eastern US warming  
Walter A. Robinson, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and J. E. Hansen and R. Reudy
9:45 AM1.3Ensemble Simulations of the 20th and 21st Century Climates by a Coupled GCM  
Aiguo Dai, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and G. A. Meehl, W. M. Washington, and T. M. L. Wigley
10:00 AMCoffee Break  
10:30 AM1.4Simulated changes in extreme events of the hydrological cycle under enhanced greenhouse conditions  
Reinhard Voss, Max-Planck-Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg, Germany; and W. May and E. Roeckner
10:45 AM1.5Sensitivities of SCM models to improved parameterizations of cloud-radiative interactions for tropical cirrus  
Greg M. McFarquhar, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. C. J. Somerville, S. F. Iacobellis, and P. Yang
11:00 AM1.6Development of a cirrus parameterization scheme for use in GCMs: Comparisons with the observation in the tropics  
Dance Zurovac-Jevtic, SIO/Univ. of California, La Jolla, CA; and G. Zhang and V. Ramanathan
11:15 AM1.7Common Land Model (CLM) and Its Coupling with the NCAR CCM3  
Xubin Zeng, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and Y. Dai, M. Shaikh, R. E. Dickinson, and R. Myneni
11:30 AM1.8Climate model biases introduced by parameterized orographic gravity wave drag  
Huei-Ping Huang, NOAA and CIRES/University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and P. D. Sardeshmukh
11:45 AM1.9General circulation diagnosis based on the pressure-isentrope hybrid vertical coordinates  
Toshiki Iwasaki, Geophysical Institute, Tohoku University, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Japan
10:00 AM-10:30 AM, Monday
Coffee Break
10:30 AM-2:45 PM, Monday
Session 2 Observed Climate Variability and Change: Proxy Records (Parallel with Session 1)
Organizer: John Christy, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL
10:30 AM2.1ENSO during the first half of the twentieth century: Evidence from a proxy record  
Leslie M. Hartten, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/AL, Boulder, CO; and E. B. Buxton
10:45 AM2.2Seasonality of precipitation in the American Southwest and cultural changes in the Colorado Plateau in pre-historic times  
Henry F. Diaz, NOAA/OAR, Boulder, CO; and D. R. Cayan
11:00 AM2.3Climate variability since a.d. 1736 as expressed in an ice core from the Saint Elias Mountain Range in northwestern North America  
G. W. K. Moore, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; and G. Holdsworth and K. Alverson
11:15 AM2.4The Atlantic Hurricane Database Re-Analysis Project: Results for 1851-1899  
Christopher W. Landsea, NOAA/AOML/HRD, Miami, FL; and C. Anderson, G. Clark, P. Hungerford, C. Neumann, M. Zimmer, and J. Fernandez-Partagas
11:30 AM2.5Utility of glacier observations in climate change detection and attribution studies  
Arthur M. Greene, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, Palisades, NY; and W. S. Broecker
11:45 AM2.6Evaluating Northern Hemisphere snow cover during the satellite era: variations in extent and associations with temperature  
David A. Robinson, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ; and A. Bamzai and B. Ramsay
12:00 PMLunch Break  
1:30 PM2.7Changes in extremes in European records since the 18th century  
Philip D. Jones, Climatic Research Unit, Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom
1:45 PM2.8Trends in Climate Change Indicators, 1950–1991  
Richard R. Heim Jr., NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and M. Haylock, C. S. Frederiksen, and N. Nicholls
2:00 PM2.9Variability and Trends in Temperature Threshold Exceedences and Frost Dates in the U.S  
David R. Easterling, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC
2.10Attribution of twentieth century winter warming over Canada  
Barrie R. Bonsal, MSC, Downsview, ON, Canada; and W. D. Hogg
2:15 PM2.11The Climate of 2000 in Historical Perspective  
Jay H. Lawrimore, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and R. Vose, W. Brown, and T. Ross
2:30 PM2.12The Annual Cycle of Climate Change over the North Atlantic  
James W. Hurrell, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and C. K. Folland
1:30 PM-4:59 PM, Monday
Session 3 Interannual Variability: I (Parallel with Sessions 2 & 4)
Organizer: Sumant Nigamy, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD
1:30 PM3.1The climatology and variability of the South Atlantic Convergence Zone  
Charles Jones, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA; and L. M. V. Carvalho and B. Liebmann
1:45 PM3.2The Interannual Variability of Blocking on a Global-Scale: An Update  
Anthony R. Lupo, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO; and J. M. Wiedenmann
2:00 PM3.3Seasonal-to-interannual modulations of tropical instability waves and their coupling with the atmosphere  
Jin-Yi Yu, University of California, Los Angeles, CA; and W. T. Liu
3.4Seasonal mean anomalies associated with interannual variability of the Madden-Julian oscillation  
Wataru Ohfuchi, Institute for Global Change Research, Frontier System for Global Change Research, Minato, Tokyo, Japan
2:14 PM3.5Variability in the Atmospheric Annual Cycle  
David D. Houghton, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and L. M. Keller
2:29 PM3.6A linear model of wintertime low-frequency variability  
Matthew Newman, NOAA/ERL/CDC, Boulder, CO; and C. R. Winkler and P. D. Sardeshmukh
2:44 PM3.7Effect of the solar cycle on cloud cover variations over the United States  
Petra M. Udelhofen, SUNY, Stony Brook, NY; and R. D. Cess
2:59 PMCoffee Break  
3:29 PM3.8Investigation of a Proposed Solar-Terrestrial Relationship with Potential Monthly and Decadal Implications  
Alfred M. Powell Jr., Autometric Inc., Springfield, VA; and P. A. Zuzolo and B. J. Zuzolo
3:44 PM3.9An evidence of a 11-year solar cycle in the Alaskan climate  
R. Suseela Reddy, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS
3:59 PM3.10A Comparison of the Relative Contributions of Solar Variability and CO2 Radiative Forcing to Global Warming  
W. F. J. Evans, Trent University, Peterborough, ON, Canada; and E. Puckrin
4:14 PM3.11The Short-and Long-Term Variability of Selected Midwestern Tornadoes  
Matthew D. Chambers, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO; and A. R. Lupo and F. A. Akyuz
4:29 PM3.12Interannual variability of the sources of warm-season precipitation over the Mississippi basin  
K. L. Brubaker, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and P. A. Dirmeyer, A. Sudradjat, and F. Bernal
4:44 PM3.13The effect of axi-symmetric forcing on the variability of the Antarctic Climate  
Tom Lachlan-Cope, British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge, United Kingdom; and J. Turner and W. Connolley
3:30 PM-5:15 PM, Monday
Session 4 Regional Modeling and Downscaling (Parallel with Session 3)
Organizer: Richard R. Heim, Jr., NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC
3:30 PM4.1Downscaled Climate Change Scenario for the Western U.S. using MAS-SPS model nested within the HadCM2 Scenario  
Jinwon Kim, LBNL, Berkeley, CA; and N. L. Miller, T. K. Kim, R. A. Arritt, W. J. Gutowski, Z. Pan, and G. Takle
3:45 PM4.2Regional Climate Modeling of Interannual Variability: EOF Analysis  
Jan F. Dutton, Penn State University, Univeristy Park, PA; and E. J. Barron
4:00 PM4.3Combined statistical-dynamical downscaling of climate simulations  
Raymond W. Arritt, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and Z. Pan, W. J. Gutowski, and E. S. Takle
4.4Regional Atmospheric-Oceanic Climate Modeling over Eastern Canada  
Manon Faucher, Univ. of Québec, Montréal, PQ, Canada; and D. Caya, R. Laprise, and F. Saucier
4:14 PM4.4ATropical cyclone sensitivities to differing climate regimes  
Jenni L. Evans, BMRC, Melbourne, Vic., Australia and Penn State Univ., University Park, PA
4:29 PM4.5The Community Climate Model (CCM3) Simulation of the West African Rainy Season. Implications for driving Regional Climate Models  
Gregory S. Jenkins, Penn State University, University Park, PA
4:44 PM4.6Climate Sensitivity to Sub-grid Scale Disaggregation of Precipitation  
Andrea N. Hahmann, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and A. L. Mosor
4:59 PM4.7Future extreme Weather Patterns over the Great Lakes region  
Peter J. Sousounis, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; and E. K. Grover
5:00 PM, Monday
Oral Sessions end for the day
5:30 PM-7:30 PM, Monday
Formal Opening of Exhibits with Reception (Cash Bar)
7:00 PM-8:20 PM, Monday
Panel Discussion 1 Town Meeting—Panel Discussion: Future Directions in the U. S. Global Change Research Program
Panelists: J. Michael Hall, NOAA/OGP; Jack A. Kaye, NASA; Joel D. Scheraga, U.S. EPA, DC; David C. Bader, U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, DC
Moderator: David Easterling, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC
PD1.1Opening Discussion  
Margaret Leinen, NSF, Arlington, VA
7:00 PMPD1.2New Developments in NOAA Climate Resources  
J. Michael Hall, NOAA/OAR, Silver Spring, MD
7:20 PMPD1.3NASA Earth Science Enterprise Research Strategy  
Jack A. Kaye, NASA, Science Mission Directorate, Washington, DC
PD1.4Continuing and Shifting Priorities of the USGCRP  
Aristides A. Patrinos, U.S. Department of Energy, Germantown, MD
7:40 PMPD1.4AU.S. Department of Energy Objectives within the Continuing and Shifting Priorities of the USGCRP  
David C. Bader, U.S. Departmet of Energy, Washington, DC
8:00 PMPD1.5Assessing the Consequences of Global Change for the United States: An Overview of the EPA's Global Change Research Program  
Joel D. Scheraga, U. S. EPA - Office of Research and Development, Washington, DC; and J. Furlow, J. Gamble, A. Granhsch, S. Herrod-Julius, and C. Rogers
Tuesday, 16 January 2001
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Tuesday
Session 5 Surface-Atmosphere Interactions (Parallel with Session 6 & Joint Session 2)
Organizer: Michael Crowe, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC
8:00 AM5.1Resolution and Spatial Compatibility issues in Land Surface Modeling  
Jared K. Entin, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and P. R. Houser, D. Toll, J. Radakovich, and B. Cosgrove
8:15 AM5.2The potential impact of proper land-surface representation on spring dynamical seasonal predictions  
C. Adam Schlosser, COLA, Calverton, MD; and J. Shukla, P. A. Dirmeyer, and L. Tan
8:30 AM5.3Role of land surface description for regional climate modeling  
Loren D. White, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS
8:45 AM5.4Water vapor tracers as diagnostics for the regional hydrologic cycle  
Michael G. Bosilovich, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and S. D. Schubert
9:00 AM5.5Relative Influence of Initial Surface and Atmospheric Conditions on Seasonal Water and Energy Balances  
Robert J. Oglesby, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and S. Marshall, J. O. Roads, and F. R. Robertson
9:15 AM5.6Sensitivity of the observed U.S. water budget to two different precipitation estimates  
Evgeney S. Yarosh, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC, Camp Springs, MD; and C. F. Ropelewski
9:30 AM5.7Changes in snow depth and soil moisture from regional climate model simulations of future scenario climates  
Eugene S. Takle, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and Z. Pan, R. W. Arritt, and W. J. Gutowski
9:45 AM5.8Response of regional hydrology to single- & multi-storm events in Susquehanna River Basin Experiment (SRBEX)  
Zhongbo Yu, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV; and E. J. Barron, B. Yarnal, M. N. Lakhtakia, R. A. White, D. Pollard, and D. A. Miller
10:00 AMCoffee Break  
10:30 AM5.9Impact of land surface heterogeneity on the spatial organization of cumulus clouds  
U. S. Nair, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and R. M. Welch, R. O. Lawton, and R. A. Pielke
10:45 AM5.10Climate sensitivity to land surface variability from minutes to years  
Paul A. Dirmeyer, COLA, Calverton, MD; and O. Reale and C. A. Schlosser
11:00 AM5.11Providing Realistic Vegetation Phenological Description for Regional Climate Simulations  
Lixin Lu, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and J. Shuttleworth
11:15 AM5.12Effects of free-air carbon dioxide enrichment (FACE) and water stress on the energy balance and evapotranspiration of sorghum  
Jonathan M. Triggs, USDA/ARS, Phoenix, AZ; and B. A. Kimball, M. M. Conley, T. J. Brooks, R. L. LaMorte, P. J. Pinter, G. W. Wall, and C. C. O'Brien
11:30 AM5.13Climate lessons from the study of the boreal forest  
Alan K. Betts, Atmospheric Research, Pittsford, VT; and J. H. Ball and J. H. McCaughey
11:45 AM5.14Prescribed versus dynamic leaf area index in simulating surface energy and water budgets: experiments with NCAR LSM and CLM using field data from an agriculture site  
Zong-Liang Yang, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and G. Y. Niu
8:30 AM-4:43 PM, Tuesday
Joint Session 2 Climatology of Precipitation Extremes: Observed Characteristics, Trends and Impacts (Joint with the 12th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations and the Symposium on Precipitation Extremes: Prediction, Impacts, and Responses)
Organizer: Greg Johnson, USDA-NRCS, Portland, OR
8:30 AMJ2.1Orographic Thunderstorms and extreme floods along the western margin of the central appalachians  
James A. Smith, Princeton Univ., Princeton, NJ; and M. L. Baeck, N. S. Hicks, and Y. Zhang
9:00 AMJ2.2Storm Precipitation Structure in the Eastern United States: Part I, Spatial Changes  
Michael A. Palecki, ISWS, Champaign, IL; and J. R. Angel and S. E. Hollinger
9:15 AMJ2.3Storm Precipitation Structure in the Eastern United States: Part II, Temporal Changes  
James R. Angel, ISWS, Champaign, IL; and M. A. Palecki and S. E. Hollinger
9:30 AMJ2.4Analysis of Seasonal, Climate, and Elevation Effects on Times Between Storms  
James V. Bonta, USDA/ARS, Coshocton, OH; and C. T. Hanson and T. Keefer
9:45 AMJ2.5Using PRISM to Map Extreme Precipitation Events  
Christopher Daly, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR; and G. H. Taylor
10:00 AMCoffee Break  
10:30 AMJ2.6Very heavy precipitation over the contiguous United States: Climatology, trends, and relationship with high streamflow and cloudiness  
Pavel Ya. Groisman, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and R. W. Knight, T. R. Karl, and B. Sun
11:00 AMJ2.7Midwest U.S. Trends in Precipitation Extremes and Event Return Periods  
Kenneth E. Kunkel, ISWS, Champaign, IL
11:15 AMJ2.8Trend and Shift Statistics on Annual Maximum Precipitation in Ohio River Basin over the Last Century  
Bingzhang Lin, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and L. T. Julian
Stanley A. Changnon, ISWS, Champaign, IL
12:00 PMSession Adjourns for Lunch  
12:15 PMConference Luncheon  
2:15 PMJ2.10NOAA Atlas 14—New Precipitation Frequencies for the United States  
Lesley T. Julian, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD
2:45 PMJ2.11It Is Time To Update The NOAA Precipitation Frequency Information  
Nolan J. Doesken, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
3:00 PMJ2.12Development of a New Storm Generator Model and Associated Precipitation Studies  
James V. Bonta, USDA/ARS, Coshocton, OH
3:15 PMJ2.13Characteristics of Extreme Precipitation and Associated Streamflow in the Reynold's creek Experimental watershed, Idaho  
Clayton L. Hanson, USDA/ARS, Boise, ID; and F. B. Pierson
3:30 PMCoffee Break  
4:00 PMJ2.14Paleohydrologic estimates of convective rainfall in the Rocky Mountains  
Robert D. Jarrett, U.S. Geological Survey, Lakewood, CO
J2.15Extreme Precipitation and Hydrometeorology Investigations and Needs  
John F. England Jr., U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, CO
4:14 PMJ2.16Creative Re-Construction of Historical Extreme Convective Precipitation Events using Radar, Cloud-to-Ground Lightning and Conventional Observations  
John F. Henz, Henz Meteorological Services, Littleton, CO
4:29 PMJ2.17Generalized and Site-Specific Probable Maximum Precipitation (PMP) Studies for Dam safety evaluations  
Edward M. Tomlinson, Applied Weather Associates, Monument, CO
J2.18Application of a stochastic precipitation model to estimate the inflow frequency of extreme floods to Folsom Dam on the American River Basin, near Sacramento, California  
David M. Goldman, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Davis, CA; and M. Schaefer and B. Barker
8:45 AM-12:15 PM, Tuesday
Session 6 Regional Integrated Assessment Co-Sponsored by the Committee on Societal Impacts (Parallel with Session 5 & Joint Session 2)
Organizer: Roger S. Pulwarty, NOAA, Silver Spring, MD
8:45 AM6.1The NOAA-OGP Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments Program: Informing the development of placed-based services in responding to environmental stresses  
Roger S. Pulwarty, NOAA/OAR, Silver Spring, MD
9:00 AM6.2Climate assessment for the Southwest project: an integrated approach  
Roger C. Bales, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and B. J. Morehouse
9:15 AM6.3A vertically integrated assessment of climate impacts on water supply in Arizona  
Barbara J. Morehouse, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and M. F. Glueck, R. C. Bales, A. C. Comrie, R. H. Carter, P. R. Sheppard, and G. M. Garfin
9:30 AM6.4Climate variability and water in the Interior West  
S. K. Avery, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and R. M. Dole
9:45 AM6.5Integrated regional assessment: the South Platte Basin  
William E. Riebsame, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado; and Western Water Assessment Team
10:00 AMCoffee Break  
10:30 AM6.6An Operational Program for Applications of Climate Information: A Cooperative Venture with Florida's Agricultural Extension System  
James W. Jones, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL; and P. Hildebrand, S. Jagtap, F. Zazueta, J. J. O'Brien, D. Zierden, D. Letson, and G. P. Podestá
10:45 AM6.7Application of Seasonal Climate Forecasts to Agriculture in the Southeastern United States  
James W. Jones, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL; and J. J. O'Brien, G. P. Podesta, and D. Letson
11:00 AM6.8Overview of the California Applications Program (CAP)  
Daniel R. Cayan, SIO/Univ. Of California, La Jolla, CA
11:15 AM6.9An Integrated Assessment of Climate Impacts on the Pacific Northwest  
Edward L. Miles, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and N. J. Mantua, P. W. Mote, A. F. Hamlet, and A. K. Snover
11:30 AM6.10The Impacts of Climate Variability and Climate Change on the Water Resources of the Columbia River Basin  
Dennis P. Lettenmaier, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and A. F. Hamlet
11:45 AM6.11Vulnerabity, sensitivity, and adaptability of Columbia Basin water resources to natural and anthropogenic climate change  
Edward L. Miles, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and A. K. Snover, A. F. Hamlet, D. P. Lettenmaier, B. Callahan, and D. Fluharty
12:00 PMLunch Break  
10:00 AM-2:00 PM, Tuesday
Exhibit Hours
12:15 PM, Tuesday
Annual Meeting Luncheon
12:15 PMDetails on Luncheon Speakers  
Jim Hartz and Rick Chappell
2:30 PM-3:30 PM, Tuesday
Session 7 Climate Modeling: AMIP (Parallel with Session 8)
Organizer: Richard R. Heim, Jr., NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC
2:30 PM7.1Preliminary results from the AMIP II experiment  
Justin J. Hnilo, LLNL, Livermore, CA; and B. D. Santer
2:45 PM7.2Assessment of modeled snow cover from General Circulation Models  
Anne W. Nolin, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and A. Frei and S. Pitter
3:00 PM7.3Evaluation of tropospheric humidity in AMIP II simulations  
Rebecca J. Ross, NOAA/ERL/ARL, Silver Spring, MD; and D. J. Gaffen
3:15 PM7.4An examination of the sensitivity of a GCM to a coupled and uncoupled mode  
Justin J. Hnilo, LLNL, Livermore, CA; and J. Boyle, B. D. Santer, M. Wehner, and B. Govindasamy
2:30 PM-5:00 PM, Tuesday
Session 8 Observed Variability and Change: Upper Air (Parallel with Session 7, 9 & Joint Session J2)
Organizer: Tom Peterson, NOAA, Asheville, NC
2:30 PM8.1Global temperature variations and trends above the surface  
John R. Christy, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL
2:45 PM8.2isparity of temperature trends (1979–99) of atmosphere and surface: can we trust the surface data?  
S. Fred Singer, Science & Environmental Policy Project, Fairfax, VA
3:00 PM8.3Detection and analysis of rapid temperature changes over a large pole-centered spatial domain  
Lee Burns, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and J. R. Christy
3:15 PM8.4The Comprehensive Aerological Reference Dataset (CARDS): Current Status and Future Objectives  
Amy R. Holbrooks, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC
3:30 PMCoffee Break  
4:00 PM8.5Effect of volcanoes on the vertical temperature profile  
Melissa Free, NOAA/ERL/ARL, Silver Spring, MD; and J. K. Angell and A. Robock
4:15 PM8.6Decadal variations in the tropical tropopause: Implications for stratospheric water vapor  
Dian J. Gaffen, NOAA/ERL/ARL, Silver Spring, MD; and R. J. Ross, J. K. Angell, and G. C. Reid
4:30 PM8.7Interannual Variability and Long-Term Trends in Upper Tropospheric Humidity  
John J. Bates, NOAA/ERL/ETL, Boulder, CO
4:45 PM8.8Interannual-to-interdecadal changes in the atmospheric moisture over the global tropics  
Igor I. Zveryaev, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI; and P. S. Chu
3:30 PM-7:00 PM, Tuesday
0a Exhibit Hours
4:00 PM-5:15 PM, Tuesday
Session 9 North American Monsoon (Parallel with Session 8 & Joint Session J2)
Organizer: Henry Diaz, NOAA/CDC, Boulder, CO
4:00 PM9.1Modelling the effects of land surface forcing on the North American Monsoon System  
David S. Gutzler, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM; and J. Stalker, P. J. Fawcett, and D. Henderson
4:15 PM9.2Influence of interannual variation in snow mass in modulating the onset and intensity of the North American monsoon circulation.  
Fiona A. Lo, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and M. P. Clark
4:30 PM9.3Effects of synoptic events on modulating seasonal variations in the North American Monsoon System  
Eileen A. Hall-McKim, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and A. W. Nolin, M. P. Clark, F. Lo, and M. C. Serreze
4:45 PM9.4Mechanisms limiting the poleward extent of the summer monsoon: South America, North America and Africa  
Chia Chou, University of California, Los Angeles, CA; and J. D. Neelin and H. Su
5:00 PM9.5North American Monsoonal Moisture Sources and Climatic Teleconnections Revealed Using Precipitation Stable Isotope Timeseries.  
William E. Wright, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and A. Long, A. C. Comrie, S. W. Leavitt, T. Cavazos, and C. Eastoe
5:30 PM-7:00 PM, Tuesday
Grand Poster Night
5:30 PM-7:00 PM, Tuesday
Poster Session 1 Global Change and Climate Variations Poster Session
 P1.1Assessing regional change and vulnerability  
William E. Riebsame, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and J. Huff, R. Platt, D. Theobald, and T. Dickinson
 P1.2Climate impacts on water supply and demand zones in the South Platte  
Klaus Wolter, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/ERL/CDC, Boulder, CO; and M. P. Hoerling, M. Medovaya, C. Anderson, J. Eischeid, C. A. Woodhouse, G. Bates, and M. P. Clark
 P1.3Use of ENSO information in improving seasonal water supply outlooks.  
Martyn P. Clark, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and M. P. Hoerling, K. Wolter, A. J. Ray, M. C. Serreze, and G. J. McCabe
 P1.4Development of short-term streamflow forecasts for specific management applications: Case study of flow augmentation requirements for the maintenance of endangered fish habitat.  
Martyn P. Clark, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and L. E. Hay, J. Pitlick, A. J. Ray, D. R. Cayan, M. Dettinger, M. Meyer-Tyree, and G. H. Leavesley
 P1.5Dendrohydrologic reconstructions: Applications to water resource management  
Connie A. Woodhouse, NOAA - National Geophysical Data Center and Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and D. M. Meko
 P1.6Implications of climate variability for low flows and dilution of discharges from point sources  
James F. Saunders III, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and W. M. Lewis
 P1.7User studies in the Interior West: investigating current uses of climate information and user needs  
Andrea J. Ray, NOAA/ERL/CDC, Boulder, CO; and R. S. Webb and J. D. Wiener
 P1.8Value of Climate/Streamflow Forecasts for Non-Firm Energy Production in the Columbia River Basin  
Alan F. Hamlet, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and D. Huppert and D. P. Lettenmaier
 P1.9An Analysis of the Influence of El Nino and La Nina on Tornado Occurrence in the United States  
Adam C. Rosensweet, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD; and D. R. Smith
 P1.10Is the warming trend in eastern China due to the high absorbing aerosols?  
Shaocai Yu, Duke University, Durham, NC; and J. Dong
 P1.11The effects of land use change on snowcover and the resulting influences on weather and regional climate  
John E. Strack, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and G. E. Liston and R. A. Pielke
 P1.12Satellite Retrieval algorithm for Atmospheric Water Budget of Gulf of Mexico-Caribbean sea Basin: Seasonal Variability  
Pablo Santos Jr., NOAA/NWS, Miami, FL; and E. A. Smith
 P1.13Regional Climate Variations with Increasing CO2 in East Asia  
Ki-Ho Chang, Meteorological Research Institute, Seoul, South Korea; and C. U. Huh, J. H. Choi, J. H. Oh, and J. Kim
 P1.14Investigation of the North Pacific Sea Ice Anomalies in the Context of Atmospheric and Oceanic Variability  
Adrienne Tivy, Frontier Research System for Global Change and University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK; and U. S. Bhatt
 P1.15A detailed study of the April observational data for the Mt. Washington area over the past 45 years  
Timothy O. Markle, Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH; and N. C. Witcraft, J. P. Koermer, B. D. Keim, and M. K. Politovitch
 P1.16Trends in climate extremes in Southeast Asia, the South Pacific, and Australasia  
Neville Nicholls, BMRC, Melbourne, Vic., Australia; and M. Haylock and T. Kestin
 P1.17EOFs of Climate Variability in Finite Interval and its Application in Climate signal Detection  
Qigang Wu, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and G. R. North
 P1.18Revised U.S. Climate Change Indices  
Byron E. Gleason, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and D. R. Easterling
 P1.19Sensitivity of Climate Simulations to Land-surface Complexity: Beginning AMIP Diagnostic Subproject No. 12  
Parviz Irannejad, Environment, Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, Sydney, NSW, Australia; and A. Henderson-Sellers, T. J. Phillips, and K. McGuffie
 P1.20Development of a catchment-based hydrometeorological forcing data set for land surface modeling applications  
Aaron A. Berg, University of Texas, Austin, TX; and J. S. Famiglietti, J. P. Walker, and P. R. Houser
 P1.21A time-slice experiment with the ECHAM AGCM at high resolution: The impact of horizontal resolution on the simulation of climate change  
Wilhelm May, Danish Meteorological Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark; and E. Roeckner
 P1.22Estimation of anthropogenic signals in atmospheric GCMs using the General Linear Model and an efficient experimental design  
David M. H. Sexton, UK Met Office, Bracknell, Berks., United Kingdom; and H. Grubb
 P1.23Spring to Summer Transitions in the Missouri Ozarks Region  
Christopher W. Ratley, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO; and A. R. Lupo and M. A. Baxter
 P1.24Potential impacts of climate change on winter survival of perennial forage crops in the QuÉbec region of Canada  
Andrew Bootsma, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada; and G. Bélanger, P. Rochette, Y. Castonguay, and D. Mongrain
 P1.25The US CLIVAR Program  
David M. Legler, US CLIVAR Office, Washington, DC
 P1.26Decadal Variability in Tropical Broadband Radiation Budget  
Takmeng Wong, NASA/LRC, Hampton, VA; and B. A. Wielicki and D. F. Young
 P1.27Comparison of two-dimensional cloud resolving model simulations with shipboard radar observations during TOGA COARE  
Scott J. Carpenter, Aeromet, Inc., Kwajalein, Marshall Islands; and S. A. Rutledge, X. Wu, and M. W. Moncrieff
 P1.28Assessing the importance of snowmelt in distributed hydrologic simulations  
C. Adam Schlosser, COLA, Calverton, MD; and W. J. Capehart and D. M. Mocko
 P1.29The Asian Monsoon and the TBO in the NCAR CCSM  
Johannes Loschnigg, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI
Wednesday, 17 January 2001
8:00 AM-9:30 AM, Wednesday
President's Symposium
10:00 AM, Wednesday
President's Symposium Continued
1:30 PM-4:30 PM, Wednesday
Session 10 Weather Risk and Derivatives (Parallel with Sessions 11 & 12)
Organizer: Bob Dischel, Consultant Meteorologist, New York, NY
1:30 PM10.1Advancements in meteorological issues for the weather risk market.  
Bob Dischel, Consultant Meteorologist, New York, NY
2:00 PM10.2Advances in climate data collection, processing and distribution  
Michael Crowe, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and T. R. Karl
2:30 PM10.3Forecasts of weather probabilities  
R. E. Livezey, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC, Camp Springs, MD
3:00 PMCoffee Break  
3:30 PM10.4Seasonal Forecasts for Use in Weather Risk Management  
Ants Leetmaa, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC, Camp Springs, MD
4:00 PM10.5European climate data and forecasting  
Harry A. F. Otten, Meteo Consult, Wageningen, Netherlands
10.6Weather and Risk Management  
Barbara J. Richardson, United Kingdom Metrological Office, London, United Kingdom
1:30 PM-5:00 PM, Wednesday
Session 11 Climate Forcing (Parallel with Sessions 10 & 12)
Organizer: Bruce Baker, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC
1:30 PM11.1Top of Atmosphere Radiant Fluxes and Climate Classification  
Anne C. Wilber, AS&M, Hampton, VA; and G. L. Smith and P. W. Stackhouse
1:45 PM11.2Interannual Variance of Earth Radiation  
Kathryn A. Bush, SAIC, Hampton, VA; and G. L. Smith and T. D. Bess
2:00 PM11.3An apparent multi-decadal trend in shortwave cloud forcing over the tropical Pacific  
Richard C. J. Somerville, SIO/University of California, La Jolla, CA; and G. L. Potter, M. Kanamitsu, J. J. Hnilo, and J. Woolen
2:15 PM11.4Simulation of radiative transfer through broken cloud fields using a stochastic approach  
Dana E. Lane, SIO/Univ. of California, San Diego, CA; and R. C. J. Somerville and S. F. Iacobellis
2:30 PM11.5Cloud and surface radiative properties over the Antarctic Plateau from AVHRR data  
Dan Lubin, SIO/Univ. Of California, La Jolla, CA; and J. Berque and R. C. J. Somerville
2:45 PM11.6Evaluation of cloud and radiation parameterizations using a long-term data set produced by a single-column model forced with NCEP GSM data  
Sam F. Iacobellis, SIO/Univ. Of California, La Jolla, CA; and R. C. J. Somerville
3:00 PMCoffee Break  
3:30 PM11.7Tropical cloud radiative forcing and the tropical Hadley/Walker circulation: a simple model  
Baijun Tian, SIO/Univ. of California, La Jolla, CA; and V. Ramanathan
3:45 PM11.8Aerosol Radiative Forcing Observed from Natural and Anthropogenic Sources  
Andrew M. Vogelmann, SIO/Univ. Of California, La Jolla, CA; and V. Ramanathan
4:00 PM11.9Changes in cirrus cloudiness and their relationship to contrails  
Patrick Minnis, NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA; and J. K. Ayers, R. Palikondra, D. R. Doelling, U. Schumann, and K. Gierens
4:15 PM11.10The Effects of Amazonian Deforestation on Regional and Global Climate  
David Werth, Rutger University, New Brunswick, NJ; and R. Avissar
4:30 PM11.11Influence of Phytoplankton on Climate  
Karen M. Shell, SIO/University of California, La Jolla, CA; and R. Frouin, S. F. Iacobellis, and R. C. J. Somerville
4:45 PM11.12North Pacific Sea Ice and its Associated Atmospheric Variability  
Uma S. Bhatt, Univ. of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK; and S. Häkkinen
1:30 PM-3:00 PM, Wednesday
Session 12 Precipitation Analysis: Satellite and Surface (Parallel with Sessions 10 & 11)
Organizer: Jenni L. Evans, Penn State Univ., University Park, PA
1:30 PM12.1Data and products available at the Surface Reference Data Center  
Michael D. Klatt, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and M. L. Morrissey and J. S. Greene
1:45 PM12.2Global Precipitation: A 50-Year Analysis Based on Interpolation and Reconstruction of Gauge Observations  
Mingyue Chen, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC, Camp Springs, MD; and P. Xie, J. E. Janowiak, and P. A. Arkin
2:00 PM12.3Interannual variability of tropical precipitation: how well do climate models agree with current satellite estimates?  
Franklin R. Robertson, NASA/MSFC, Huntsville, AL; and S. Marshall, J. Roads, R. J. Oglesby, and D. Fitzjarrald
2:15 PM12.4Rainfall Estimates over WestAfrica from TRMM PR, TRMM Merged, CMAP, SSM/I: A Comparison of the Interannual Variability for 1998 and 1999  
Andrea M. Sealy, Penn State University, University Park, PA; and G. S. Jenkins
2:30 PM12.5Space-Time Characteristics of Rainfall Diurnal Variations  
Song Yang, JCET/Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County, Greenbelt, MD; and C. Kummerow, W. Olson, and E. Smith
2:45 PM12.6Variability and Mean States of rainfall in West Africa (1998-2000) as inferred from TRMM PR: Vertical Cross Sections  
Gregory S. Jenkins, Penn State University, University Park, PA; and S. C. Walford
3:30 PM-4:30 PM, Wednesday
Session 13 Seasonal Prediction (Parallel with Sessions 11 & 14)
Organizer: Chester F. Ropelewski, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia Univ., Palisades, NY
3:30 PM13.1Dynamical seasonal prediction including the effects of land surface anomalies  
Paul A. Dirmeyer, COLA, Calverton, MD; and J. Shukla, C. A. Schlosser, and L. Tan
3:45 PM13.2Seasonal predictability of African summer rainfall  
Wassila Mamadou Thiaw, NOAA/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD
4:00 PM13.3Are extratropical seasonal anomalies more predictable during El Niño than La Niña ?  
Prashant D. Sardeshmukh, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/ERL/CDC, Boulder, CO; and G. P. Compo and C. Penland
4:15 PM13.4Verification of Hindcasts Made by the Astronomical Climatic Prediction  
John C. Freeman, Weather Research Center, Houston, TX; and J. F. Hasling
3:30 PM-5:00 PM, Wednesday
Session 14 Observed Variability and Change: Surface Part I (Parallel with Sessions 11 & 13)
Organizer: David Robinson, Rutgers Univ., Piscataway, NJ
3:30 PM14.1Planetary circulation and Canadian temperature trends  
Xuebin Zhang, MSC, Downsview, ON, Canada; and J. Sheng and W. D. Hogg
3:45 PM14.2The Influence of the Atmospheric Circulation on Diurnal Temperature Range Trends  
Imke Durre, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and J. M. Wallace
4:00 PM14.3An Assessment of the Magnitude of Urban Heat Islands  
Thomas C. Peterson, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC
4:15 PM14.4Assessing the spatial representativeness of air temperature records  
Michael J. Janis, Southeast Regional Climate Center, Columbia, SC
4:30 PM14.5A Further Examination of Regional Temperature Trends in Atlantic Canada  
Karen M. Sutherland, MSC/EC, Dartmouth, NS, Canada; and G. S. Lines
4:45 PM14.6Assessing observed temperature and cloud amount trends for China over the last half of the Twentieth Century: What can the sunshine duration record tell us?  
Dale P. Kaiser, ORNL, Oak Ridge, TN
5:00 PM, Wednesday
Sessions end for the day
6:00 PM, Wednesday
Reception (Cash Bar)
7:30 PM-9:00 PM, Wednesday
AMS Annual Awards Banquet
Thursday, 18 January 2001
8:15 AM-2:15 PM, Thursday
Joint Session 1 Global Climatology of Aerosols (Joint with the Millennium Symposium on Atmospheric Chemistry and the 12th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations)
Organizer: Donald J. Wuebbles, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL
8:15 AMJ1.1The GOCART Model Study of Aerosol Composition and Radiative Forcing  
Mian Chin, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA and NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and P. Ginoux, B. Holben, M. D. Chou, S. Kinne, and C. Weaver
8:30 AMJ1.2Satellite Aerosol Climatology Using AVHRR Channel 1 and 2 Radiances: An Update of the GACP Algorithm  
Igor V. Geogdzhayev, Columbia University and NASA/GISS, New York, NY; and M. I. Mishchenko and W. B. Rossow
8:45 AMJ1.3Inference of aerosol optical depth over land through the retrieval of surface BRDF parameters from the AVHRR pathfinder atmosphere data set  
Kenneth R. Knapp, CIRA-NOAA/NESDIS/ORA, Camp Springs, MD; and L. L. Stowe
9:00 AMJ1.4Global Climatology of Aerosol Optical Thickness and Size for the Period of NOAA-9 Observations  
Michael I. Mishchenko, NASA/GISS, New York, NY; and I. V. Geogdzhayev
J1.5Discriminating dust and clouds using AVHRR data  
Qingyuan Han, GHCC, Huntsville, AL; and J. Chou, T. Berendes, and R. M. Welch
9:14 AMJ1.6Variability of Aerosol Properties as Determined by Long-term Surface Observations  
David J. Delene, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and J. A. Ogren
9:29 AMJ1.7Determination of an Asian dust radiative signature over the North Pacific Ocean and Hawaii from surface and satellite observations in UV and visible wavelengths  
Ana Lía Quijano, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and I. N. Sokolik, B. A. Bodhaine, E. G. Dutton, J. A. Ogren, and B. J. Huebert
9:44 AMJ1.8Characterizing the radiative effects of smoke from large scale vegetation fire events using radiometric surface observations, satellite retrievals and trajectory modeling  
Paul W. Stackhouse Jr., NASA/LRC, Hampton, VA; and S. J. Cox, M. Chiacchio, B. A. Baum, R. B. Pierce, and V. L. Harvey
9:59 AMCoffee Break  
10:00 AMExhibit Hours 10:00 a.m.–1:30 p.m.  
10:29 AMJ1.9Aerosol Climatology of the Pacific: Production, Transport, Evolution and Mixing Evident in Two Decades of Aerosol Measurements  
Antony D. Clarke, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI; and V. N. Kapustin
10:44 AMJ1.10A Summary and Comparison of Aerosol Properties Measured during Recent International Field Campaigns (ACE 1, ACE 2, TARFOX, and INDOEX)  
Patricia K. Quinn, NOAA/ERL/PMEL, Seattle, WA; and T. S. Bates, D. J. Coffman, D. S. Covert, P. Sheridan, J. Livingston, and P. Durkee
10:59 AMJ1.11Possible effects of aerosol-induced ice clouds  
Ulrike Lohmann, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
11:14 AMJ1.12Characterization of the optical properties of irregular mineral dust aggregates combining individual particle analysis and modeling  
Olga V. Kalashnikova, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and I. N. Sokolik and J. R. Anderson
11:29 AMJ1.13Derivation of surface and TOA direct radiative forcing due to boreal forest fires using satellite retrievals and surface observations  
Stephen J. Cox, AS&M, Hampton, VA; and P. W. Stackhouse, B. A. Baum, and M. Chiacchio
11:44 AMJ1.14INDOEX Aerosol Optical Depths and Radiative Forcing Derived from AVHRR  
W. R. Tahnk, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR; and J. A. Coakley
11:59 AMLunch Break  
1:29 PMJ1.15Limits to the Aerosol Indirect Radiative Forcing Derived from Observations of Ship Tracks  
James A. Coakley Jr., Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR; and C. D. Walsh
Beate G. Liepert, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, Palisades, NY
J1.17Role of Sulfate Aerosols in Modifying the Regional Climate through Cloud-Mediated Radiative Forcing  
V.K. Saxena, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and S. Menon, P. Durkee, B. N. Wenny, and K. Nielsen
1:58 PMJ1.18Changes in the vertical temperature structure associated with carbonaceous aerosols  
Yang Zhang, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; and J. E. Penner, C. C. Chuang, B. D. Santer, and K. Taylor
8:15 AM-2:59 PM, Thursday
Session 15 Interannual Variability: II
Organizer: Matthew A. Barlow, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia Univ., Palisades, NY
8:15 AM15.1The spatial and temporal signatures of low-frequency Pacific variability  
Mathew A. Barlow, Columbia University, Palisades, NY
8:30 AM15.2A simple atmosphere-ocean coupled model for the north Pacific interdecadal variability  
Soon-Il An, Univ. of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI
8:45 AM15.3Western U.S. Inversions and the link to Pacific Climate Variability  
Kelly T. Redmond, DRI, Reno, NV; and D. R. Cayan
9:00 AM15.4Implications for the next decade of different views of the Pacific Decadal Oscillation  
Robert E. Livezey, Climate Services Division/OCWWS/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and T. M. Smith
9:15 AM15.5A Indo-Pacific SST teleconnection pattern during ENSO  
Jin-Yi Yu, University of California, Los Angeles, CA; and C. R. Mechoso
9:30 AM15.6The evolution of tropical and extratropical precipitation during ENSO events  
W. R. Scott Curtis III, JCET/Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County, Greenbelt, MD; and R. F. Adler
15.7Simulating Historical Precipitation Variability Associated With ENSO  
Brian J Soden, GFDL, Princeton, NJ
9:44 AM15.8Surface heating, upper ocean heat content, and the magnitude of El Nino warming  
De-Zheng Sun, NOAA/ERL/CDC, Boulder, CO
9:59 AMCoffee Break  
10:29 AM15.9Variety of El Nino and La Nina in the 2oth Century  
Chung-Chieng A. Lai, LANL, Los Alamos, NM; and Z. Huang
10:44 AM15.10Summer drought in northern China  
Hengyi-yi Weng, SAIC/General Sciences Co., Greenbelt, MD; and K. -. M. Lau
10:59 AM15.11Sensitivity of tropical climate to SST forcing  
Hui Su, University of California, Los Angeles, CA; and J. D. Neelin and C. Chou
11:14 AM15.12The climate diagnostics of Asian summer monsoon  
P.L.S. Rao, IBM India Research Laboratory, New Delhi, India
11:29 AM15.13The Variability of Wintertime Precipitation in the Northern Coast of Egypt and Its Relationship with the North Atlantic Oscillation  
Y. Y. Hafez, Cairo University, Giza, Cairo, Egypt; and H. M. Hassanean
11:44 AMLunch Break  
1:29 PM15.14On intergyre dynamic communication  
Huijun Yang, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, FL
1:44 PM15.15Arctic oscillation and variations in wintertime jetstreams  
Julian X. L. Wang, NOAA/OAR/ARL, Silver Spring, MD
1:59 PM15.16A non-linear response of the Antarctic Oscillation to stratospheric ozone depletion  
David M. H. Sexton, UK Met Office, Bracknell, Berks., United Kingdom
2:14 PM15.17A study of Arctic Oscillation induced by a positive feedback between the polar vortex and baroclinic instability  
H. L. Tanaka, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan; and H. Tokinaga
2:29 PM15.18The Arctic Frontal Zone as Seen in the NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis  
Mark C. Serreze, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and A. H. Lynch and M. P. Clark
2:44 PM15.19Natural and Anthropogenic Climate Variations in the Arctic  
John W. Weatherly, U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Lab, Hanover, NH; and C. Bitz
9:00 AM-11:44 AM, Thursday
Session 16 Observed Variability and Change: Surface Part II (Parallel with Session 15 & Joint Session J1)
Organizer: Jay H. Lawrimore, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC
9:00 AM16.1Global warming and the surface air temperature trend in polar regions  
Petr Chylek, NOAA/ERL/ARL and Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada; and G. Lesins, E. C. Weatherhead, and J. DeLuisi
9:15 AM16.2Decadal, Interannual, and Annual Variations of Water Levels on the Great Lakes  
Jose A. Maliekal, SUNY, Brockport, NY
9:30 AM16.3Decade-Scale Precipitation and Streamflow Variations in the Kansas-Nebraska Region  
J. Garbrecht, USDA/ARS, El Reno, OK; and F. Rossel and J. Schneider
9:45 AM16.4Trends in Global Monsoon Circulations: Evidence for a Diminished Hydrological Cycle?  
Thomas N. Chase, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and J. A. Knaff and R. A. Pielke
10:00 AMCoffee Break  
16.5Global Warming, Precipitation trends and the Hydrologic Cycle: An Assessment  
Madhav L. Khandekar, Unionville Consulting Meteorologist, Unionvilleo, ON, Canada
10:29 AM16.6Variability and Trends in the Hydro-Climatology of the Major Eurasian Arctic Drainages  
Andrew J. Etringer, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and M. C. Serreze, M. P. Clark, R. G. Barry, and D. H. Bromwich
10:44 AM16.7Tropical cyclone precipitation and dry spell mitigation  
Byron E. Gleason, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and D. R. Easterling
10:59 AM16.8Vegetation and Drought Monitoring of the Mongolia using Satellate and Meteorological data  
Bayarjargal U. Yunden, Jacob Blaustein International Desert Research Institute, Sede Boqer, Midrashat, Negev, Israel
11:14 AM16.9The Contrast of Structure and Analysis of Cause for China¡¯s Temperature Fields in Two Periods During The Last 100 Years  
Zhihong Jiang, Nanjing Institute of Meteorology, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China; and Q. Tu
11:29 AM16.10Research on LFV of global and south-north mean temperature in last 150 years  
Zhihong Jiang, Nanjing Institute of Meteorology, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China; and Q. Tu and N. Shi
12:00 PM-1:30 PM, Thursday
Lunch Break
3:00 PM-6:00 PM, Thursday
0b Exhibit Hours
5:00 PM-6:00 PM, Thursday
Closing Reception in Exhibit Hall (Cash Bar)
5:00 PM, Thursday
Conference ends
6:30 PM, Thursday
Closing Keynote Address
6:30 PMDetails on Closing Keynote Address  
J. M. Cousteau
7:30 PM-9:30 PM, Thursday

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