Impacts of Water Variability: Benefits and Challenges

Session 9

 Impacts Related to Global Climate Change - What do we know, and how can we best hedge our bets?
 Organizer: Daniel R. Cayan, Scripps Institution of Oceanography/USGS, La Jolla, CA
1:30 PM9.1The Climate of 2002 in Historical Perspective  
Scott Stephens, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and J. Lawrimore, R. Heim, K. Gleason, and A. Waple
1:45 PM9.2Response of U.S. water resources to HadCM2 projections of climate change and consequences for agriculture  extended abstract
N. J. Rosenberg, Joint Global Change Research Institute, College Park, MD; and R. C. Izaurralde, R. A. Brown, and A. M. Thomson
9.3Hydro-QuÉbec coping with Climate Change anticipated effects  extended abstract
René Roy, Hydro-Québec, Montreal, QC, Canada; and G. Desrochers and V. T. Van Nguyen
2:00 PM9.4Using Clustered Climate Regimes for Understanding Water Cycle Variability  extended abstract
Forrest M. Hoffman, ORNL, Oak Ridge, TN; and W. W. Hargrove, D. J. Erickson III, and R. Oglesby
2:15 PM9.5High and low spatial resolution climate change scenarios for the Missouri River basin: water yield responses  
Mark C. Stone, Washington State University, Pullman, WA; and R. H. Hotchkiss and L. O. Mearns
2:30 PM9.6Consequences of Climate Variability and Change for the Pacific Island Water Resources: Challenges and Opportunities  extended abstract
Eileen L. Shea, East-West Center, Honolulu, HI
2:45 PM9.7Changes in snowmelt runoff over Western North America over the last 5 decades  
Dan Cayan, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego /U.S. Geological Survey, La Jolla, CA; and M. Dettinger, I. Stewart, and N. Knowles
3:00 PM9.8Vulnerability of water resources in eastern Mediterranean ecosystems due to climate change—An integrated approach to sustainable management  extended abstract
Pinhas Alpert, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel; and D. Silverman

Thursday, 13 February 2003: 1:30 PM-3:30 PM

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