Impacts of Water Variability: Benefits and Challenges

Session 1

 Perspectives on Impacts and Response Options in North America
9:00 AM1.1Keynote Address  
Robert M. Hirsch, U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA
9:30 AM1.2Planning and Managing for Increased Water Supply Variability in Urban Southern California  
Timothy H. Quinn, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, Sacramento, CA
9:45 AM1.3The California Water Delivery System: Impacts of Climate Variability  extended abstract
Douglas Osugi, California Department of Water Resources, Sacramento, CA
10:00 AM1.4Moving to a New National Drought Policy Emphasizing Preparedness Rather than Response  
Shaun McGrath, Western Governors' Association, Denver, CO
10:15 AMCoffee Break  
10:45 AM1.5The Uneasy Relationship between Science and Law: Protecting Endangered Species  
Denise Fort, University of New Mexico, School of Law, Albuquerque, NM
11:00 AM1.6Critical hydrometeorological needs and integrated, multi-disciplinary DSS for water resource managers in the Bureau of Reclamation  extended abstract
Dave Matthews, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, CO; and D. Frevert
11:15 AM1.7Types of Data Needed to Identify and Evaluate Potential Impact of Climate Change on PG&E's Hydropower Operations  extended abstract
Gary J. Freeman, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, San Francisco, CA
11:30 AM1.8Hydrologic Information Needs for Emergency Management  
Kevin G. Stewart, National Hydrologic Warning Council, Denver, CO
1.9Primary Issues Facing Flood Plain/Watershed Managers  
Joseph Hoffman, Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin, Rockville, MD
11:45 AMLunch Break  

Monday, 10 February 2003: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

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