2002 Annual

Session 6: Observed Climate Change II: Data and Extremes

Tuesday, 15 January 2002: 8:30 AM-12:00 PM
Organizer:  Jay Lawrimore, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC
  8:30 AM
Estimating urbanization and land use effects on surface temperatures
Ming Cai, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and E. Kalnay

  8:45 AM
The FCC Integrated Surface Hourly Database, a New Resource of Global Climate Data
J. Neal Lott, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and R. Baldwin

Poster PDF (88.2 kB)
  9:00 AM
Evidence for a recent advance in the timing of a surface-air warming
Daria Scott, St. Cloud State University, Saint Cloud, MN; and T. J. Blasing and D. P. Kaiser

  9:30 AM
  9:45 AM
Comparison of Lower-Tropospheric Temperatures at Low and High Elevation Radiosonde Sites
Dian J. Seidel, NOAA/ARL, Silver Spring, MD; and M. Free

  10:00 AM
Recent climate change in the Caribbean
Thomas C. Peterson, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and M. Tayloe

  10:15 AM
Observed coherent changes in climatic extremes during 2nd half of the 20th century
Lisa Alexander, Met Office, Bracknell, Berks., United Kingdom; and P. Frich, P. Della-Marta, B. Gleason, M. Haylock, A. Klein Tank, and T. Peterson

  10:30 AM
Variability and trends in short-duration extreme events in the U.S.
Kenneth E. Kunkel, ISWS, Champaign, IL; and K. Andsager and D. R. Easterling

  10:45 AM
Trends and variability in winter cold and warm spells over Canada
Amir Shabbar, MSC, Environment Canada, Toronto, ON, Canada; and B. Bonsal

Poster PDF (521.3 kB)
  11:00 AM
Very Heavy Precipitation over Land: Estimates Based on a New Global Daily Precipitation Data Set
Pavel Ya. Groisman, UCAR and NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and R. W. Knight and T. R. Karl

Poster PDF (729.1 kB)
  11:15 AM
Hydro-climatic factors and socioeconomic impacts of the recent record drop in Laurentian Great Lakes water levels
Frank H. Quinn, NOAA/GLERL, Ann Arbor, MI; and R. A. Assel and C. E. Sellinger

  11:30 AM
Coffee Break in Poster Session Room