83rd Annual

Joint Session 4: Flood Hydrology, Management, and Information Systems: Near and Real-Time Management, Impacts, Forecasting, and Communication Issues (Joint with the Symp on Impacts of Water Variability: Benefits and Challenges and the 17th Conference on Hydrology)

Tuesday, 11 February 2003: 8:30 AM-12:15 PM
Organizer:  Eve Gruntfest, University of Colorado
  8:45 AM
From Satellite Quantitative Precipitation Estimates (QPE) to Nowcasts for extreme precipitation events
Roderick A. Scofield, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and R. J. Kuligowski and C. Davenport

Poster PDF (235.7 kB)
  9:00 AM
Short-term radar nowcasting for hydrologic applications over the Arkansas-Red River basin
Matthew P. Van Horne, MIT, Cambridge, MA; and E. R. Vivoni, D. Entekhabi, R. N. Hoffman, and C. Grassotti

Poster PDF (331.8 kB)
  9:15 AM
Quantitative flood forecasts based on short-term radar nowcasting
Matthew P. Van Horne, MIT, Cambridge, MA; and E. R. Vivoni, D. Entekhabi, R. N. Hoffman, and C. Grassotti


Poster PDF (339.4 kB)
  9:30 AM
An Early Alert System for Flooding in the MIiddle Atlantic River Forecast Domain
Richard H. Grumm, NOAA/NWSFO, State College, PA; and D. J. Ondrejik, P. G. Knight, and J. M. Brolley

Poster PDF (135.5 kB)
  9:45 AM
Understanding the Mesoscale Processes of Flash Floods: Impacts on Prediction and Response
Matthew Kelsch, UCAR/COMET, Boulder, CO


Poster PDF (555.7 kB)
  10:00 AM
Some practical applications of Flash Flood Monitoring and Prediction
Robert S. Davis, NOAA/NWS, Pittsburgh, PA

Poster PDF (562.5 kB)
  10:15 AM
Very high resolution precipitation forecasting on low cost high performance computer systems in support of hydrological modeling
Daniel Soderman, FORECA Ltd, Helsinki, Finland; and F. Meneguzzo, B. Gozzini, D. Grifoni, G. Messeri, M. Rossi, S. Montagnani, M. Pasqui, A. Orlandi, A. Ortolani, E. Todini, G. Menduni, and V. Levizzani

Poster PDF (1.9 MB)
  10:30 AM
A Distributed Model for Flood Forecasting in the Arno River Basin (Italy)
Enrica Caporali, UniversitÓ di Firenze, Firenze, Italy; and V. Tartaglia

  10:45 AM
Operational rainfall and flow forecasting for the Panama Canal Watershed
Konstantine P. Georgakakos, Hydrologic Research Center, San Diego, CA; and J. A. Sperfslage

Poster PDF (398.9 kB)
  11:00 AM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break