CPASW 2008

Program

Tuesday March 4        (Details)

8:00 - 12:00  Registration

8:30 9:25    Session 1: Introduction and welcome

               9:25 - 9:55    Coffee

9:55 12:00   Session 2: Decision Support

           12:00 1:30  Lunch

1:30 3:10  Session 3: Experimental Approaches

              3:10 3:40  Refreshments

3:40 4:55   Session 4: Climate Services  

              5:30 - 7:30  Welcome Reception

 

Wednesday March 5        (Details)

 

8:00 9:40    Session 5: Forecasting and Assessing Climate Change (1)  

9:40 - 10:10    Coffee

10:10 11:50   Session 6: Forecasting and Assessing Climate Change (2)

            12:00 1:30  Lunch

1:30 5:00  Session 7: Poster Presentations

            3:10 3:40  Refreshments  

            6:00 - 9:00 Conference Dinner

 

Thursday March 6        (Details)

 

8:00 10:05    Session 8: Drought mainly in the South

10:05 - 10:35    Coffee

10:35 12:15   Session 9: Water Issues

            12:15 1:30  Lunch

1:30 2:45 Session 10:  Agriculture and forecasts

            2:45 3:15  Refreshments

3:15 - 4:55  Session 11: Technical Issues

 

 

Friday March 7       (Details)

 

8:00 9:40    Session 12: Interactive Session

9:40 - 10:10    Coffee

10:10 11:50   Session 13: Transitions

            12:00 Workshop Ends


Tuesday March 4

 

8:30 9:25    Session 1: Introduction and welcome

Registration, Administration, Introduction

 

9:25 9:55     Coffee  

9:55 12:00   Session 2: Decision Support

2.1  Interactions with Colorado Municipal Water Managers Elevate the Use of Climate Information

Jessica Lowrey and Andrea J. Ray

Climate Diagnostics Center, Boulder CO

2.2  Using Index Insurance to Manage Climate Risk: Issues in Scale Up and Capacity Building

Daniel Osgood

Columbia University IRI

2.3  Climate Predictions and Naval Decision-making

Tony Boyter

U.S. Navy Climatology Center , Asheville NC

2.4  Communicating Climate Data for Decision Support at the County and Regional Level through Geospatial Visualization

J. Greg Dobson and James F. Fox

University of North Carolina - Asheville

2.5  Multi-dimensional services of new NWS Local Climate Outlook products

Marina Timofeyeva

NOAA

            12:00 1:30  Lunch

 

1:30 3:10  Session 3: Experimental Approaches

3.1  Experimental Water Resources Streamflow Outlook

Jim Noel

NOAA/NWS/OHRFC

3.2   Forecasting and Reducing the Cost of Extreme Events, A Methodology

Aston Chipanshi, Harvey Hill and Gordon Sparks

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada , The University of Saskatchewan

3.3  Strategy for Developing Climate Forecast Products in Cooperation with External Partners

Wayne Higgins and Mike Halpert

Climate Prediction Center

3.4 Climate prediction applications postdoctoral program (CPAPP) An experiment in interfacing climate and society.

Lisa Goddard, Kelly Redmond, and Meg Austin

IRI Columbia University , Western Region Climate Center ,NCAR

 

            3:10 3:40  Refreshments

 

3:40 4:55   Session 4: Climate Services

4.1  Climate Services

Dr. Chester J. Koblinsky

NOAA

4.2   NWS Western Water Supply Services Abstract

Kevin Werner

NWS

4.3  NIDIS: A Model for Interagency Climate Services Collaboration

Tim Owen, Roger Pulwarty, and Mark Svoboda

NCDC, NOAA/CPO, NDMC

 

            5:30 7:30  Welcome Reception


Wednesday March 5

 

8:00 9:40    Session 5: Forecasting and Assessing Climate Change (1) 

5.1   Integrated Assessment of the Impacts of Climate Change on the State of Washington

M.M. Elsner, J.S. Littell, E.L. Miles, D.P. Lettenmaier

Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington

5.2  Accelerating the Adoption of Climate Change Prevention and Adaptation Measures:
The Use of Opinion Leader Strategies
Do Kyun Kim, Ph.D., & Edward W. Maibach, Ph.D.
Office of Communications, NWS, NOAA 

5.3  The Formulation and Presentation of an Official Statement on Climate Change for Oklahoma

Gary McManus and Dr. Ken Crawford

Oklahoma Climatological Survey and The University of Oklahoma

5.4 Tackling The Issue of Climate Change in Florida and the Southeast U.S.

David F. Zierden, Melissa Griffin, James J. O'Brien

COAPS, Florida State University

 

9:40 - 10:10    Coffee  

10:10 11:50   Session 6: Forecasting and Assessing Climate Change (2)

6.1 Dynamical Prediction of the Terrestrial Ecosystem and the Global Carbon Cycle: a 25-year Hindcast Experiment

Ning Zeng(1,2), Jin-Ho Yoon(1), Augustin Vintzileos(3), G. James Collatz(4), Eugenia Kalnay(1), Annarita Mariotti(2,5), Arun Kumar(6), Antonio Busalacchi(1,2),Stephen Lord(3)

1 Dept. of Atmos. and Ocean. Sci., University of Maryland 2 ESSIC, University of Maryland 3 NOAA Environmental Modeling Center 4 NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 5 ENEA Casaccia, Rome, Italy 6 NOAA Climate Prediction Center

6.2  Applications of climate forecast information in water resource planning: opportunities and challenges in the Yakima River basin , Washington

Andrew W. Wood, Julie Vano, Shraddhanand Shukla and Anne C. Steinemann

University of Washington Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

6.3   Supporting Climate Change Adaptation in US National Parks through Scenario Planning

Holly C. Hartmann, Leigh Welling, Lee Macholz

University of Arizona , National Park Service, University of Montana

6.4   Climate Predictions, Climate Change and Public Health: Emerging Needs and Opportunities

Peter J. Robinson

NOAAs Southeastern Regional Climate Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

            12:00 1:30  Lunch


1:30 5:00  Session 7: Poster Presentations

              (3:10 3:40  Refreshments)

The ESIP Federations long experience in the development and deployment of web services

    Karl Benedict

    Earth Data Analysis Center , University of New Mexico

 Forecasting climate and health related events on platanus pollen and grass pollen seasons in Madrid region ( Spain )

    J.L. Camacho (1), D. Cano (1), P. Cervign (2), J. Daz (2), A.M. Gutirrez (2), J. Subiza (2),

     (1) National Institute of Meteorology, Spain (2) PalinoCAM Network, Autonomous Region of Madrid, Spain, (3)

 Impacts of Climate Change on Washington State Natural and Human Resources

    M.M. Elsner, J.S. Littell, E.L. Miles, D.P. Lettenmaier

    Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington

Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy: Reaching Dispersed Stakeholders

    Sarah F. Trainor, Craig Gerlach, Dan White, John Walsh

   Alaska Center for Climate Assessment & Policy, University of Alaska Fairbanks

A Collaborative Effort Between the Climate Prediction Center and the Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy

    Jon Gottschalck, Sarah Trainor, Wayne Higgins, Tim Eichler

    NOAA / Climate Prediction Center, Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy, NOAA / Climate Prediction Center, Saint Louis

    University

Attribution of Extreme Variability of Temperature, Rainfall and Storminess in the Florida Dry Season and Development of Probabilistic Aides for Decision Makers

    Bart Hagemeyer

    NOAA/NWS

 Potential for Next Generation Probabilistic Forecast Products

    Michelle L'Heureux, Dan Collins, Wayne Higgins and Jeff Whitaker, Tom Hamill

    NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC and NOAA/OAR/ESRL/PSD

Evaluation and User Needs Related to Experimental Service of Early Warning Information on Extreme Temperature events in Japan

    Akira Ito

    Climate Prediction Division, Japan Meteorological Agency

Two Becomes One: Cartographic Integration of the U.S. Drought Monitor and the U.S. Seasonal Drought Outlook

    Richard Murphy

    University of South Carolina

Climate Variability and Agricultural Productivity: Evidence from Southeastern US

    Daniel Solis, David Letson and Boris Bravo-Ureta

   University of Miami and University of Connecticut

Monitoring and predicting general vegetation condition using climate, satellite, oceanic, and biophysical data

    Tsegaye Tadesse, Brian D. Wardlow, and Jae H. Ryu

   National Drought Mitigation Center , University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Drought-relevant information products based on LDAS-era hydrologic modeling
    Andrew W. Wood
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of  Washington , Seattle

            6:00 9:00  Conference Dinner


Thursday March 6

 

8:00 10:05    Session 8: Drought mainly in the South

8.1  Impacts of climate anomalies on water resources in the Carolinas

Dan Tufford, Greg Carbone, James Hussey, Kirstin Dow

University of South Carolina

8.2   Integrated Water Resource products for Drought in North Carolina .

Mark Brooks and Ryan Boyles

North Carolina State Climate Office, North Carolina State University

8.3  RISA Regional Drought Knowledge Transfers: Southeast/Southwest

G. Garfin, H. Hartmann, E. Lay, K. Dow, C. Fraisse, G. Carbone, D. Bathke, L. Demouche, M. Higgins, C. Roncoli, J. Rhee, M. Crimmins, V. Cabrera, M. Marsalis, A. Olsson, R. Vazquez, M. Bean, A. Thwaits

U. Arizona , U. South Carolina , U. Florida , New Mexico State U., Syracuse U. , U. Georgia

8.4 Thoughts on Assessing Decadal-scale Precipitation Variations as Surrogate Forecasts
Jeanne M. Schneider
Agricultural Research Service, USDA

8.5 The Jamaican mid-summer drought and NAO

Teddy Allen

East Carolina University , Greenville , NC

 

10:05 - 10:35  Coffee

 

10:35 12:15   Session 9: Water Issues

9.1  Residential Water Demand: Lessons From Aurora , Colorado

Douglas S. Kenney, Christopher Goemans, Roberta Klein, Jessica Lowrey, and Kevin Reidy

Western Water Assessment

9.2  A climate approach to drought planning for urban water utilities

David Yates and David Purkey

NCAR and SEI

9.3  Evolution of the African Monsoon during 2006

Rosana Nieto-Ferreira, Tom Rickenbach, Nick Guy, and Earle Williams

ECU, ECU, SJSU, MIT

9.4   The Easter Freeze, 4-10 April 2007: An Assessment of Impacts and Services

Ray Wolf and Doug Kluck

NOAA/National Weather Service

 

            12:15 1:30  Lunch

 

1:30 3:10 Session 10:  Agriculture and forecasts

10. 1New Developments and Future Plans for AgClimate.org

Clyde W. Fraisse, Joel Paz and David Zierden

University of Florida , University of Georgia , Florida State University

10.2 Climate variation and USACE water resource management

Jack E. Davis and William R. Curtis

Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory, USAE, Research and Development Center , Vicksburg , MS

10. 3   Interannual Crop Yield Simulations over the Southeast US using Global and Regional Climate Model Products

D. W. Shin, S. Cocke, Y.-K. Lim, T. E. LaRow, G. A. Baigorria, and J. J. O'Brien

COAPS, FSU and Agricultural&Biological Engineering Department, Univ. of Florida

 

            2:45 3:15  Refreshments

 

3:15 - 4:55  Session 11: Technical Issues

11.1   An Extended Procedure for Implementing the Relative Operating Characteristic Graphical Method

Fredrick H.M. Semazzi, Roberto J. Mera

Dep. of Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Science, and Dep. of Mathmatics, North Carolina State University

11.2  WeatherCoder III: Fast Dissemination of Manual Observations

Kelly Redmond, Greg McCurdy, Grant Kelly, Tim Owen, Mike Brewer

DRI / WRCC, NOAA / NCDC, NOAA / NWS

11.3   An Update of the conversion of the NOAA/Climate Prediction Center (CPC) web products to GIS Format

Viviane Silva, Lloyd Thomas, Mike Halpert and Wayne Higgins

NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC

11.4  An Improved Multivariate ENSO Index (MEI)

Klaus Wolter, Michael S. Timlin

NOAA/ESRL PSD Climate Diagnostics Branch

 

 

Friday March 7

 

8:00 9:40    Session 12: Interactive Session

12.1Building Bridges: Connecting Data Providers and Stakeholders

Carol B. Meyer  & Holly C. Hartmann

Foundation for Earth Science, University of Arizona

 

9:40 - 10:10    Coffee  

10:10 11:50   Session 13: Transitions

13.1  How did we do? Initial results from a pilot CLIMAS stakeholder evaluation project

Daniel Ferguson 1, Anne Browning-Aiken 2, Gregg Garfin 1, Daniel McDonald 3, Marta Stuart 3, Jennifer Rice 4

1 CLIMAS-Institute for the Study of Planet Earth, University of Arizona, 2 Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy, University of Arizona, 3 Arizona Cooperative Extension, University of Arizona, 4 Department of Geography, University of Arizona

13.2   Crossing the Valley of Death : The NOAA Transition of Research Applications to Climate Services (TRACS) Program

Josh Foster

UCAR/NOAA, Climate Program Office, Silver Spring , MD

13.3  What May Be Needed to Change Farmers Perception of Using Climate Predictions in Farming Decisions

Qi S. Hu, Lisa M. PytlikZillig, Kenneth G. Hubbard, Gary D. Lynne, and Roger H. Bruning

School of Natural Resources, Center for Instructional Innovation, and Department of Educational Psychology, and Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

13.4  Ten Years After  User-centricity in a messy situation

John Wiener

University of Colorado  

11:50 12:00   Concluding Remarks

  Workshop Organizers

 

            12:00 Workshop Ends

 

            12:00 1:30  Lunch (upon request)