Characterizing, Understanding, and Modeling Climate Extremes I Posters

Friday, 19 December 2014: 8:00 AM-12:20 PM
Chairs:  Christian Page, CERFACS, Toulouse, France and Jonathan Winter, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, United States
Primary Conveners:  Christian Page, CERFACS, Toulouse, France
Co-conveners:  Jonathan Winter, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Christian Page, CERFACS, Toulouse, France

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

Multi - Region Analysis of a New Climate Extremes Index
Andrea Jennifer Dittus1, David J Karoly2, Sophie C Lewis2 and Lisa V. Alexander3, (1)University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC, Australia, (2)University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia, (3)University of New South Wales, Climate Change Research Centre, Sydney, Australia
A Data Centred Method to Estimate and Map Changes in the Full Distribution of Daily Precipitation and Its Exceedances
Sandra C Chapman1,2, David Alan Stainforth1,3 and Nicholas Wynn Watkins1,2, (1)University of Warwick, Physics, Coventry, United Kingdom, (2)Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, Germany, (3)London School of Economics, CATS, and GRI, London, United Kingdom
Characterization of Floods in the United States
Manabendra Saharia1, Pierre-Emmanuel Kirstetter2, Jonathan J Gourley3, Yang Hong2 and Humberto J Vergara4, (1)University of Oklahoma Norman Campus, Norman, OK, United States, (2)University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, United States, (3)National Severe Storms Lab, Oklahoma City, OK, United States, (4)The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, United States
A Recurrence-Based Technique for Detecting Genuine Extremes in Instrumental Temperature Records
Davide Faranda1, Sandro Vaienti2 and Pascal Yiou1, (1)LSCE Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environnement, Gif-Sur-Yvette Cedex, France, (2)Aix Marseille University, Marseille Cedex 03, France
Detection of Nonstationarity in Seasonality of Extreme Precipitation Using a New Statistical Approach
Nirajan Dhakal and Shaleen Jain, University of Maine, Orono, ME, United States
Temperature and CAPE Dependence of Rainfall Extremes in the Eastern United States
Chiara Lepore, Lamont -Doherty Earth Observatory, Palisades, NY, United States, Daniele Veneziano, MIT, Cambridge, MA, United States and Annalisa Molini, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
21st Century Changes in Precipitation Extremes Based on Resolved Atmospheric Patterns
Xiang Gao1, C Adam Schlosser1, Paul A O'Gorman1 and Erwan Monier2, (1)MIT, Cambridge, MA, United States, (2)MIT, Center for Global Change Science, Cambridge, MA, United States
On the relationship between the North Atlantic Oscillation and early warm season temperatures in the southwestern US
Boksoon Myoung1, Seung Hee Kim1, Jinwon Kim2 and Menas Kafatos1, (1)Chapman University, Orange, CA, United States, (2)University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, United States
The Role of Land-Atmosphere Interactions During the CONUS 2012 Summertime Heat Wave
Tiffany T Smith1, Benjamin F Zaitchik1 and Joseph A Santanello2, (1)Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, United States, (2)NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Hydrological Sciences Laboratory, Greenbelt, MD, United States
Temporal and spatial evolution of the large scale meteorological patterns (LSMPs) for California Central Valley hot spells
Yun-Young Lee and Richard Grotjahn, University of California Davis, Davis, CA, United States
Characterizing moisture delivery mechanisms for extreme precipitation in large geographic regions
Cameron Bracken, University of Colorado at Boulder, Civil Engineering, Boulder, CO, United States, Balaji Rajagopalan, Univ Colorado, Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering and Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, Boulder, CO, United States and Subhrendu Gangopadhyay, Department of Interior, Denver, CO, United States
The Spatial and Temporal Characteristics of Atmospheric Conditions during the 2013 Colorado Floods
Danielle E Touma, Stanford University, Los Altos Hills, CA, United States and Noah S Diffenbaugh, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, United States
Cold Episodes, Their Precursors and Teleconnections in the Central Peruvian Andes (1958-2009)
Juan Carlos Sulca1, Mathias F Vuille1, Grace Trasmonte2, Yamina Silva2 and Ken Takahashi2, (1)University at Albany, SUNY, Albany, NY, United States, (2)Instituto Geofisico del Peru, Lima, Peru
Extreme Precipitation along the Himalayan Slope - Main Processes and Long Term Trends
Patrik Bohlinger and Asgeir Sorteberg, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
The Northern Oscillation Index as a Predictor of Precipitation in California
John Rath1, Mariza C Costa-Cabral2, William B Mills1, Peter D Bromirski3, Cristina Milesi4, Sujoy B Roy1 and Robert N Coats5, (1)Tetra Tech Lafayette, Lafayette, CA, United States, (2)Northwest Hydraulic Consultants, Inc., Seattle, WA, United States, (3)Univ California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, United States, (4)NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA, United States, (5)Hydroikos Ltd., Berkeley, CA, United States
Evaluation of increasing spatial resolution in downscaled climate projections and the effect on extreme precipitation in Canada
Stephen R Sobie, Alex J Cannon and Trevor Q Murdock, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
Influence of a stochastic convection parameterization on the statistics of rainfall in the Community Atmosphere Model
Karthik Kashinath, Travis Allen O'Brien and William Collins, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, United States
Extreme Precipitation in the San Francisco Bay Area: Comparing Downscaling Methodologies’ Skill in Representing Extreme Precipitation in Hindcasts and Differences in Their Projections
Felicia Chiang1, Cristina Milesi2, Mariza C Costa-Cabral3, John Rath4, Weile Wang5 and James Robert Podolske2, (1)NASA/Bay Area Environmental Research Institute, Mountain View, CA, United States, (2)NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA, United States, (3)Northwest Hydraulic Consultants, Inc., Seattle, WA, United States, (4)Tetra Tech, Sterling, VA, United States, (5)CSUMB & NASA/AMES, Seaside, CA, United States
Extreme temperatures in the U.S: Analysis of downscaled CMIP5 model simulations with different emission scenarios
Leo Yu, Kevin Li, Pierre Glaize and Eugene Cordero, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, United States
Influence of Physics Parameterizations and Ocean Coupling on Simulations of Tropical Cyclones using a Regional Climate Model (WRF) and a Coupled Modeling System (COAWST)
Priscilla Mooney1, Francis J Mulligan2, Cindy L Bruyere3 and Brian Bonnlander1, (1)National Center for Atmospheric Research, Mesoscale and Microscale Meteorology, Boulder, CO, United States, (2)NUI Maynooth, Maynooth, Ireland, (3)University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States
Using Three Global Climate Indices to Forecast Hurricane Activity in the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans
Jason P Giovannettone, HydroMet, LLC, Alexandria, VA, United States
A Height Dependent Evaluation of Wind and Temperature over Europe in the CMIP5 Earth System Models
Annemarie Devis, Matthias Demuzere and Nicole P.M. Van Lipzig, KULeuven, Leuven, Belgium
Projections of Extreme Precipitation Events in India from regional and global climate model
Parth Ashishbhai Modi1,2, Reepal Shah1 and Vimal Mishra1, (1)Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad, 382, India, (2)Institute of Infrastructure, Technology, Research and Management, Civil Engineering, Ahmedabad, India
Extreme Temperature and Rainfall Events, their Changes and Future Projections in India
Sushil Kumar Dash, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi, India
Projections of sub-daily precipitation extremes in major global urban areas
Piyush Mishra and Vimal Mishra, Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad, 382, India
Climate Change Projection for the Department of Energy’s Savannah River Site
David W Werth, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC, Aiken, SC, United States
Uncertainty Characterization and Delineation of Nonstationarity in Intensity-Duration-Frequency Curves of Precipitation Relevant for Infrastructural Design
Devashish Kumar, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, United States and Auroop R Ganguly, Northeastern University, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Boston, MA, United States
An Application of the Peaks Over Threshold Method to Estimate Extreme Winds Over the South Atlantic Ocean
Natalia Pillar Silva and Ricardo de Camargo, USP University of Sao Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Global impacts of hydrological and climatic extremes on vegetation (SAT-EX)
Willem Waegeman1, Niko Verhoest2, Mathieu Depoorter2, Pierre Regnier3, Pierre Friedlingstein3,4, A Johannes Dolman5, Richard de Jeu6, Wouter Dorigo7 and Diego G Miralles2,6, (1)Ghent University, Department of Mathematical Modelling, Statistics and Bioinformatics, KERMIT Research Unit, Ghent, Belgium, (2)Ghent University, Laboratory of Hydrology and Water Management, Ghent, Belgium, (3)Université Libre de Bruxelles, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Brussels, Belgium, (4)University of Exeter, College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, Exeter, United Kingdom, (5)Free University of Amsterdam, Department of Earth Sciences, Amsterdam, 1081, Netherlands, (6)Free University of Amsterdam, Department of Earth Sciences, Amsterdam, Netherlands, (7)Vienna University of Technology, Department of Geodesy and Geoinformation, Vienna, Austria
Effect of Climate-Related Sea Level Rise on Sandy Flooding and Damages in New York City
Scott Andrew Kulp1, Benjamin Strauss1, Philip M Orton2, Hans de Moel3 and Sergey V Vinogradov4, (1)Climate Central, Princeton, NJ, United States, (2)Stevens Inst of Tech, Hoboken, NJ, United States, (3)Institute for Environmental Studies, Amsterdam, Netherlands, (4)AER Inc, Lexington, MA, United States