83rd Annual

Joint Session 5: Flood Hydrology, Management, Information Systems: Longer-Term Planning, Management, Impacts, and Forecasting Issues (Joint with the Symp on Impacts of Water Variability: Benefits and Challenges and the 17th Conference on Hydrology)

Tuesday, 11 February 2003: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Organizer:  Robert S. Davis, NOAA/NWSFO
  1:30 PM
Tropical Cyclone Floods in Florida: Geographical Influences and Community Preparedness
Arlene G. Laing, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

  1:45 PM
Problems of climate variability and uncertainty in flood hazard planning for the Colorado Front Range
Mary W. Downton, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and H. Cullen, R. Morss, O. Wilhelmi, and B. Rajagopalan

Poster PDF (149.8 kB)
  2:00 PM
  2:15 PM
Enhanced flood forecasting and real-time inundation mapping in the Tar River Basin, North Carolina, USA
Douglas C. Marcy, NOAA/NWS, Charleston, SC; and G. Austin, J. Feldt, and S. Harned

  2:30 PM
Short Term Ensemble River Stage Forecasts: Application
Xiaobiao Fan, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and M. Mullusky, L. Wu, E. Welles, J. Ostrowski, N. Pryor, and J. Schaake

Poster PDF (618.2 kB)
  2:45 PM
The role of a prominent rain shadow on flooding in California's coastal mountains: A CALJET case study and sensitivity to the ENSO cycle
Paul J. Neiman, NOAA/ERL/ETL, Boulder, CO; and F. M. Ralph, D. E. Kingsmill, E. D. Andrews, and R. C. Antweiler

  3:00 PM
Toward a Science Infusion Strategy for NWS Probabilistic Quantitative Precipitation Forecasting (PQPF)
John Schaake, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and Z. Toth, D. Reynolds, M. Antolik, J. Maloney, J. Du, B. Zhou, M. Halpert, R. Martin, P. Dallavalle, E. Danaher, and K. Lynott

Poster PDF (67.7 kB)
  3:15 PM
Distributed model flow sensitivities to input and parametric uncertainty: Case studies for three watersheds in the Central U.S
Theresa M. Carpenter, Hydrologic Research Center, San Diego, CA; and K. P. Georgakakos and J. A. Sperfslage

Poster PDF (244.5 kB)
  3:30 PM
Hydrological Forecasting using Distributed Models in the Great Lakes Basin
Alain C. Pietroniro, EC, Saskatoon, SK, Canada; and H. Goertz, P. Pilon, H. Ritchie, P. Campbell, R. P. Ford, and N. Kouwen

  3:45 PM
Chimera watersheds to understand the relative importance of rainfall distribution in semi-distributed rainfall-runoff models
Vazken Andréassian, Cemagref, Antony, France; and A. Oddos, C. Michel, and C. Perrin

Poster PDF (360.3 kB)
  4:00 PM
Optimization of a macroscale hydrological model for flood forecasting in the Odra watershed
Joachim Geyer, GKSS Research Center, Geesthacht, Germany; and M. Klein and H. T. Mengelkamp


Poster PDF (165.2 kB)
  4:15 PM
Potential benefits of long-lead hydrologic predictability on Missouri River main-stem reservoirs
Edwin P. Maurer, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and D. P. Lettenmaier

  4:30 PM
Applying high resolution land surface data, modeling and assimilation techniques to water supply and demand forecasts
Curtis L. Hartzell, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, CO; and T. Pruitt, S. M. Hunter, D. A. Matthews, W. Sharp, K. R. Arsenault, and P. R. Houser


Poster PDF (121.6 kB)
  5:00 PM
Coffee Break in exhibit hall (exhibits open 1:30–6:30 p.m.)