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AIR Archive (2015)

Time Speaker Title
8:00am Registration and Breakfest
9:00am Dr. Eric Betterton Opening remarks
9:15am Session 1: Rapid Fire Round
9:15am Wenfu Tang A Comparative Analysis on the Temporal and Spatial Distribution of Fire Characteristics in the Amazon and Equatorial Southern Africa Using Observations from Space
9:25am Itinderjot Singh Atmospheric River Events in the Salt and Verde river basins: Climatology and Possible Future Changes
9:35am Dean Pryles Flood inundation and run-off modeling in tropical cyclones using the WRF-HYDRO model
9:45am Jack Eyre Developing a high resolution surface air temperature dataset for Greenland
9:55am Session 2: Atmospheric Electricity
9:55am Gina Medici The Intra-Cloud Lightning Fraction in the Continental United States
10:15am Daile Zhang An Analysis of Lightning Flash Characteristics Using the U.S. National Lightning Detection Network and Lightning Mapping Array Observations
10:35am Break
10:50am Session 3: Natural Hazards and Extreme Events
10:50am Ethan Smith Evaluating forecast accuracy of tropical cyclones undergoing rapid size changes in the North Atlantic
11:10am Reid Strickler Forecast accuracy associated with high impact weather events over the western United States downstream of extratropically transitioning tropical cyclones
11:30am Kyle Davis A new statistical model to predict seasonal North Atlantic hurricane activity
11:50am Denise Balukas A Global Investigation of the Impacts of Landfalling Tropical Cyclones on Societies
12:10pm Lunch Break, Santa Rita Room
1:15pm Joint Round Table Session with the Department of Hydrology and Water Resources (HWRS)
2:00pm Session 4: Modeling and Evaluation 1
2:00pm Aishwarya Raman Using chemical ratios to estimate Black Carbon concentrations across Continental United States
2:20pm Furrukh Bashir Seasonal Prediction Of The Monsoon Precipitation In Pakistan Using Multiple Linear Regression
2:40pm Devon Bracher Floods Related to Atmospheric Rivers in the Chehalis River Basin
3:00pm William Lytle Evaluation of the Seasonal Consistency of the Representation of the Land Surface in Several Reanalysis Products
3:20pm Break
3:35pm Session 5: Modeling And Evaluation II
3:35pm Kerrie Geil Quantitative Characterization of Spurious Gibbs Oscillations in 48 CMIP5 Models
3:55pm Susan Stillman Evaluation of 22 precipitation and 20 soil moisture products over a semiarid area in southeastern Arizona
4:15pm Ruby Leung Keynote Speaker, "A Tale of Two Rivers", Rincon Room
1:00pm Plenary talk and poster session table
1:00pm Denise L. Balukas A Global Investigation of the Impacts of Landfalling Tropical Cyclones on Societies
1:00pm Gina Medici The Intra-Cloud Lightning Fraction in the Continental United States
2:00pm Alejandro Martinez Effects of Groundwater Dynamics on Hydrometeorological Conditions over South America