Integrated Observations/Modeling of Water Cycle Extremes and Attribution of Changes in the Components of the Hydrological Cycle to Human Influences I

Thursday, 17 December 2015: 10:20-12:20
3011 (Moscone West)
Primary Conveners:  Mohammad Reza Najafi, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
Conveners:  Richard G Lawford, Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD, United States, Francis W Zwiers, University of Victoria, Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium, Victoria, BC, Canada and Paul Raymond Houser, George Mason University Fairfax, Fairfax, VA, United States
Chairs:  Sushel Unninayar, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States and Mohammad Reza Najafi, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
OSPA Liaisons:  Sushel Unninayar, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States
Integrated Information Systems Across the Weather-Climate Continuum (Invited) (48172)
Roger S Pulwarty1, Wayne Higgins2, Claudia Nierenberg2 and Juli Trtanj2, (1)NOAA, Boulder, CO, United States, (2)NOAA, Climate Program Office, Silver Spring, DC, United States
Requirements to Observational Systems for a Better Quantification and Understanding of Hydroclimate Extremes (Invited) (59896)
Olga Zolina, IORAS, Moscow, Russia; LGGE, Saint Martin d'Heres, France, Clemens Simmer, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany and Olga Bulygina, All-Russian Research Institute Hydrometeorological Information, Obninsk, Russia
The Potential for Forecasting Water Cycle Extremes with GRACE (Invited) (48426)
Matthew Rodell1, Benjamin F Zaitchik2, Augusto Getirana1,3, Bailing Li3,4, Sujay Kumar1, Hiroko K Beaudoing3,4, Himanshu Save5 and Srinivas V Bettadpur5, (1)NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States, (2)Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, United States, (3)Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, United States, (4)NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD, United States, (5)Center for Space Research, Austin, TX, United States
Satellite-Enhanced Dynamical Downscaling of Extreme Events (76822)
Ana Nunes, UFRJ Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Improving the understanding and diagnosis of Earth system changes in cold regions (Invited) (58294)
Dennis P Lettenmaier, University of California Los Angeles, Department of Geography, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Anthropogenic Warming Has Increased Drought Risk In California (Invited) (65419)
Noah S Diffenbaugh, Daniel L Swain and Danielle E Touma, Stanford University, Earth System Science, Stanford, CA, United States
Human influence on meteorological drought risk in Europe (Invited) (59084)
Lukas Gudmundsson and Sonia I Seneviratne, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Systematic Change in Global Patterns of Streamflow Following Volcanic Eruptions (79316)
Carley Elizabeth Iles, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom and Gabriele C Hegerl, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH9, United Kingdom
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