Extreme Events and Climate Change: Impacts on Environment and Resources IV Posters

Thursday, 18 December 2014: 8:00 AM-12:20 PM
Chairs:  Michael R Hiscock, United States Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Washington, DC, United States and Dorothy M Koch, United States Department of Energy, Office of Science, Washington, DC, United States
Primary Conveners:  Michael R Hiscock, United States Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Washington, DC, United States
Co-conveners:  John P Dawson, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Air Resource Management, Tallahassee, FL, United States and Dorothy M Koch, United States Department of Energy, Office of Science, Washington, DC, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Michael R Hiscock, United States Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Washington, DC, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

Historic and Future Ice Storms
Kelly Klima and M Granger Morgan, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Sensitivity of Global Wildfire Occurrences to Various Factors in the Context of Global Change
Yaoxian Huang and Shiliang Wu, Michigan Tech, Houghton, MI, United States
Developing Climate-Informed Ensemble Streamflow Forecasts over the Colorado River Basin
William P Miller1, John Lhotak2, Kevin Werner1 and Michelle Stokes3, (1)NOAA, Boulder, CO, United States, (2)NOAA Colorado Basin River Forecast Center, Salt Lake City, UT, United States, (3)NOAA, Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Low Flows over the Eastern United States: Variability, Trends, and Attributions (1962-2011)
Jonghun Kam, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States and Justin Sheffield, Princeton Univ, Princeton, NJ, United States
Modeling of Effects of Climate and Land Cover Change on Thermal Loading to Puget Sound
Qian Cao1, Ning Sun2, John R Yearsley2, Bart Nijssen2 and Dennis P Lettenmaier3, (1)University of California Los Angeles, Geography, Los Angeles, CA, United States, (2)University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States, (3)University of California, Los Angeles (effective Nov., 2014), Dept. of Geography, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Dry Deposition Estimates in Texas during Drought Years
Ling Huang, Yosuke Kimura, Elena McDonald-Buller, Gary McGaughey and David Allen, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, United States
Future Ozone Extremes: Clues from a Data Analysis
Pakawat Phalitnonkiat1, Peter G M Hess2, Gennady Samorodnitsky1 and Mircea Dan Grigoriu1, (1)Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, United States, (2)University of Washington Seattle Campus, Seattle, WA, United States
Changes in Terrestrial Water Availability under Global Warming
Chia-Wei Lan1, Min-Hui Lo1 and Chia Chou1,2, (1)National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, (2)Research Center for Environmental Changes Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
Analyses of Extreme Weather Indices in the Mountain: A Case Study of the Gandaki River Basin, Nepal
Nicky Shree Shrestha, Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Nepal and Piyush Dahal, The Small Earth Nepal, Kathmandu, Nepal
Analysis of Coastal Sediment Plume Dynamics in Puerto Rico using MODIS/Terra 250-m Imagery
Daniel Brooks Otis1, Frank E Muller-Karger1, Pablo Mendez-Lazaro2, Matthew McCarthy1 and F. Robert Chen1, (1)University of South Florida St. Petersburg, IMaRS, St Petersburg, FL, United States, (2)University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras Campus, Environmental Health Department, Cidra, PR, United States
Modeling the Impacts of Historic Climate Change and Extreme Droughts on Water Yield and Productivity of National Forests over the Conterminous U.S
Shanlei Sun1, Ge Sun2, Peter V Caldwell3, Steve G. McNulty2 and Yang Zhang1, (1)North Carolina State University at Raleigh, Raleigh, NC, United States, (2)USDA Forest Svc, Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center, Raleigh, NC, United States, (3)Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory, USDA Forest Service, Otto, NC, United States
Characterizing Uncertainties in Hydrological Projections Under Climate Change in the Amazon Basin
Daniel Andres Rodriguez1, Lucas Garofolo Lopez1, José Lázaro Siqueira Junior1 and Javier Tomasella2, (1)INPE National Institute for Space Research, Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil, (2)Centro Nacional de Monitoramento e Alertas de Desastres Naturais, Cachoeira Paulista, Brazil
Long-term statistical analysis on hot days and heat wave in Mongolia
Enkhbat Erdenebat and Tomonori Sato, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
Modeling the Emission, Transport, and Dispersion of Post-wildfire Dust from Western Sagebrush Landscapes within a Regional Air Quality Framework
Serena H Chung1, Natalie S Wagenbrenner2 and Brian K Lamb1, (1)Washington State University, Pullman, WA, United States, (2)USDA Forest Service, Moscow, ID, United States
High ground-level ozone events over the Eastern United States: meteorology and source attribution
Melissa Seto1, Olivia Clifton2, Jean Guo1, Lee T Murray2,3, Lukas C Valin2 and Arlene M Fiore2, (1)Columbia University of New York, Palisades, NY, United States, (2)Lamont -Doherty Earth Observatory, Palisades, NY, United States, (3)NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, New York, NY, United States
Precipitation variability and the sugarcane climate demand in Brazil
Vania R. Pereira1, Ana Maria H de Avila1, Gabriel Blain2 and Jurandir Zullo Jr.3, (1)UNICAMP State University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil, (2)Instituto Agronomico de Campinas, Campinas, Brazil, (3)UNICAMP State University of Campinas, Centre for Meteorological and Climatological Researches in Agriculture - CEPAGRI, Campinas, Brazil
Intercontinental difference in extreme weather events for the Northern Hemisphere over the past half century
Anping Chen1, Jianguang Tan2 and Shilong Piao2, (1)Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States, (2)Peking University, Beijing, China
Meteorological influences on extreme duration PM2.5 air pollution episodes
Jessica Matthys1, Daniel E Horton2 and Noah S Diffenbaugh2, (1)Stanford Earth Sciences, Stanford, CA, United States, (2)Stanford University, Stanford, CA, United States
Climate Change and the Extension of the Ozone Season in the United States: Extreme Case Studies
Yuzhong Zhang1, Yuhang Wang1, Tao Zeng1,2 and Yongjia Song1, (1)Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, United States, (2)GA Dept of Natural Resources, Atlanta, GA, United States
Evaluation of Potential Climate Change Impacts on Particle Movement in Open Channel Flow
Emily Lin and Christina Tsai, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
Soliciting Feedback from Resource Managers to Inform Response to Extreme Event Impact
Louise Wells Bedsworth, University of California Davis, Davis, CA, United States
Projecting Policy-Relevant Metrics to Characterize Changing Ozone Extremes over the US: Variations by Region, Season and Scenario
Harald E Rieder1,2, Arlene M Fiore1,3, Gustavo J P Correa1, Olivia Clifton1,3, Larry Wayne Horowitz4 and Vaishali Naik5, (1)Columbia University of New York, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Palisades, NY, United States, (2)University of Graz, Wegener Center for Climate and Global Change and IGAM/Institute of Physics, Graz, Austria, (3)Columbia University of New York, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Palisades, NY, United States, (4)Princeton Univ-NOAA GFDL, Princeton, NJ, United States, (5)UCAR/GFDL, Princeton, NJ, United States
High Temperature Extremes – Will They Transform Structure of Avian Assemblages in the Desert Southwest?
Denis Mutiibwa1, Thomas P Albright1, Blair O Wolf2, Andrew E Mckechnie3, Alexander R Gerson2, William A Talbot2, Giancarlo Sadoti1, Jacqueline O'Neill2 and Eric Smith2, (1)University of Nevada Reno, Reno, NV, United States, (2)University of New Mexico Main Campus, Biology, Albuquerque, NM, United States, (3)University of Pretoria, Zoology and Entomology, Pretoria, South Africa
Links between Plant Invasion, Anthropogenic Nitrogen Enrichment, and Wildfires: A Systematic Review
Emmi Felker-Quinn1,2, Meredith Gooding Lassiter2, April Maxwell1,2, Rachel Housego1,2 and Brianna Young3, (1)Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, Oak Ridge, TN, United States, (2)Environmental Protection Agency Research Triangle Park, National Center for Environmental Assessment, Office of Research Development, Research Triangle Park, NC, United States, (3)University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Environmental Science and Engineering, Chapel Hill, NC, United States
The National Extreme Events Data and Research Center (NEED)
Dale Patrick Kaiser1, Thomas J Wilbanks2, Tom Boden1, Ranjeet Devarakonda1 and Jay Gulledge1, (1)Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, United States, (2)Oak Ridge National Lab, Oak Ridge, TN, United States