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The World Weather Open Science Conference


(20 August 2014)

08:30 - 10:00 Joint Plenary Session Room
Chairs: Joanne Robbins and Mitchell Montcrieff

WW-JPL05.01 - Science-practice interface: interrogating climate vulnerability, disaster reduction and urban resilience
Emma E. Porio1, Ateneo de Manila University, Manila, Philippines

WW-JPL05.02 - Toward seamless climate-weather and environmental prediction
Julia Slingo1, 1Met Office, Exeter, UK

10:30 - 12:00 - ISS - Land-Atmosphere interactions and water cycle
Chair: Linda Schlemmer

SCI-PS201.01 - Results from the Diurnal land/atmosphere Coupling Experiment (DICE)
Martin Best1, Adrian Lock1, Ayrton Zadra2, 1UK Met Office, Exeter, UK, 2Environment Canada, Dorval, Canada

SCI-PS201.02 - Towards seamless mesoscale prediction of the land system for Europe
Volker Wulfmeyer1, Kirsten Warrach-Sagi1, Thomas Schwitalla1, Hans-Stefan Bauer1, Josipa Milovac1, 1Institute of Physics and Meteorology, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany

SCI-PS201.03 - Impacts of soil moisture-climate feedbacks in the tropics in the GLACE-CMIP5 experiments
Wilhelm May1, Arndt Meier2, Markku Rummukainen2, 1Danish Meteorological Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2Lund University, Lund, Sweden

SCI-PS201.04 - Terrestrial carbon fluxes and pools simulated with diurnal variability in both photosynthesis and respiration
Bakr Badawy1, Vivek Arora2, Joe Melton2, Ray Nassar1, 1Climate Research Division, Environment Canada, Toronto, Canada, 2Climate Research Division, Environment Canada, Victoria, Canada

SCI-PS202 - 10:30 - 12:00
NPE - Environmental Prediction Systems: Tropical Aspects
Chair: Ghislain Faure

SCI-PS202.01 - The relative contribution of atmospheric and oceanic uncertainty in TC intensity forecasts
Ryan Torn1, 1University at Albany, Albany, USA

SCI-PS202.02 - Adjoint sensitivity to control discretization errors: Goal- oriented adaptivity for idealized tropical cyclone scenarios
Martin Baumann1, Vincent Heuveline1, Leonhard Scheck2, Sarah Jones3, 1Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany, 2Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, München, Germany, 3DWD, Offenbach, Germany

SCI-PS202.03 - Evaluating the predictability of tropical cyclogenesis via wave-relative analyses
William Komaromi1, Sharanya Majumdar1, 1University of Miami - RSMAS, Miami, USA

SCI-PS202.04 - Multi-annual forecasts of Atlantic tropical cyclones in a climate service context
Louis-Philippe Caron1, Francisco Doblas-Reyes1, Mathieu Boudreault2, 1Institut Català de Ciències del Clima, Barcelona, Spain, 2Université du Québec à Montréal, Montreal, Canada

SCI-PS203 - 10:30 - 12:00
NPE - Urban scale environmental prediction systems
Chair: Walt Dabberdt

SCI-PS203.01 - Integrated services addressing urban weather, climate and related environmental hazards
Sue Grimmond1, Liisa Jalkanen2, Deon Terblanche2, Tang Xu2, 1Universtity of Reading, Reading, UK, 2WMO, Geneva, Switzerland

SCI-PS203.02 - Megacities and large urban complexes: Next phase of the GURME project
Veronique Bouchet1, Liisa Jalkanen2, Greg Carmichael3, 1Environment Canada, Montreal, Canada, 2WMO, Geneva, Switzerland, 3University of Iowa, USA

SCI-PS203.03 - Advanced quantitative precipitation information systems for urban regions
Robert Cifelli1, V. Chandrasekar2, Lynn Johnson2, David Reynolds3, Allen White1, 1NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, USA, 2Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere, Fort Collins, USA, 3Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, Boulder, USA

SCI-PS203.04 - Dispersion modeling of particulate matter concentration reductions due to alternative aviation fuels
James Keehn1, Donald Hagen1, 1Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, United States of America

SCI-PS204 - 10:30 - 12:00
ODA - Data assimilation methodology and diagnostic tools
Chair: Craig Bishop

SCI-PS204.01 - A unifying framework for hybrid data-assimilation schemes
Peter Jan van Leeuwen1, 1University of Reading, Reading, UK

SCI-PS204.02 - Estimating the full posterior probability density function with particle filters
Melanie Ades1, Peter Jan van Leeuwen1, Andrew Stuart2, Kody Law3, 1University of Reading, Reading, UK, 2University of Warwick, Warwick, UK, 3King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia

SCI-PS204.03 - Toward new applications of the adjoint sensitivity tools in variational data assimilation
Dacian Daescu1, Rolf Langland2, Ricardo Todling3, 1Portland State University, Portland, USA, 2Naval Research Laboratory, Monterey, USA, 3NASA/GSFC Global Modeling and Assimilation Office, Greenbelt, USA

SCI-PS204.04 - An unbiased estimation of analysis and short-range forecast error variances
Zoltan Toth1, Malaquias Pena2, 1Global Systems Division, NOAA/OAR/ESRL, Boulder, USA, 2IMSG at Environmental Modeling Center, NCEP/NWS/NOAA, College Park, USA

SCI-PS205 - 10:30 - 12:00
ODA - Observations and assimilation of atmospheric constituents
Chair: Mariusz Pagowski

SCI-PS205.01 - Incorporating volcanic eruptions into near real-time aerosol forecasts
Eric Hughes1, Nickolay Krotkov2, Arlindo Da Silva2, Kai Yang1, Peter Colarco2, 1University of Maryland - Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, College Park, USA, 2NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, USA

SCI-PS205.02 - The GEOS-5 aerosol forecasting and data assimilation system
Arlindo da Silva1, Peter Colarco1, Anton Darmenov1, Virginie Buchard1,2, Oreste Reale1,2, 1NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, USA, 2GESTAR/Universities Space Research Association, Greenbelt, USA (exceeds size limit)

SCI-PS205.03 - Aerosol optical properties assimilation from low-earth orbiting and geostationary satellites: Impacts on regional forecasts
Pablo Saide1, Gregory Carmichael1, Chul Song2, Jhoon Kim3, Arlindo da Silva4, Johnathan Hair5, 1The University of Iowa, Center for Global & Regional Environmental Research, Iowa City, USA, 2Gwangju Inst. Sci. & Tech, Gwangju, Korea, 3Yonsei University, Global Environment Laboratory, Dept. of Atmospheric Sciences, Seoul, Korea, 4NASA Global Modeling and Assimilation Office, Greenbelt, USA, 5NASA Langley Research Center, Langley, Hampton, USA

SCI-PS205.04 - Enhancing the Barcelona Supercomputing Center chemical transport model with aerosol data assimilation
Enza Di Tomaso1, Nick Schutgens2, Oriol Jorba1, George S. Markomanolis1, 1Earth Sciences Department, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain, 2Atmospheric Oceanic and Planetary Physics, Univerisity of Oxford, UK

SCI-PS206 - 10:30 - 12:00
P&P - Dynamics & predictability of middle latitude weather systems & their higher and lower latitude interactions
Chair: Helen Dacre

SCI-PS206.01 - The Central European floods in June 2013: the role of “preconditioning” and warm conveyor belts
Christian M. Grams1, Hanin Binder1, Stephan Pfahl1, Nicolas Piaget1, Heini Wernli1, 1Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

SCI-PS206.02 - Investigating the dynamic atmospheric response to future sea ice loss in the western Arctic
Melissa Gervais1, L. Bruno Tremblay1, John R. Gyakum1, Eyad Atallah1, 1McGill University, Montreal, Canada

SCI-PS206.03 - OKJ circulation pattern and 721 heavy rainfall
Yafei Wang1, Jianzhao Qin1, 1Chinese Academy of Meteorological Sciences, Beijing, China

SCI-PS206.04 - A new method for Tropopause Folding Detection and its application in middle-latitude disastrous weather
Yixuan Shou1,2, Feng Lu1, Shaowen Shou2, Danyu Qin1, 1Key Laboratory of Radiometric Calibration and Validation for Environmental Satellites, China Meteorological Administration (LRCVES/CMA)National Satellite Meteorological
Center, China, 2Key Laboratory of Meteorological Disaster, Ministry of Education and Jiangsu Province, Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology, Nanjing

SCI-PS207 - 10:30 - 12:00
P&P - Stochastic forcing, Ensemble prediction systems and TIGGE
Chair: Tetsuo Nakazawa

SCI-PS207.01 - Defining the initial conditions for medium-range ensemble forecasts with an ensemble of data assimilations
Simon Lang1, Martin Leutbecher1, Massimo Bonavita1, 1ECMWF, Reading, UK

SCI-PS207.02 - Issues in the initial conditions error sampling within PEARP
Pierrick Cébron1, Carole Labadie1, 1Météo France, Toulouse, France

SCI-PS207.03 - A climatology of ECMWF ensemble hurricane track forecast variability
Travis Elless1, Ryan Torn1, 1Univerisity at Albany, Albany, USA

SCI-PS207.04 - ENSO prediction using Multi-ocean Analysis Ensembles (MAE) with NCEP CFSv2: Deterministic skill and reliability
Jieshun Zhu1, Bohua Huang2, Lawrence Marx1, James L. Kinter III2, Magdalena A. Balmaseda3, Zeng-Zhen Hu4, Rong-Hua Zhang5, Peitao Peng4, 1COLA, Fairfax, USA, 2GMU, Fairfax, USA, 3ECMWF, Reading, UK, 4CPC/NCEP/NOAA, College Park, USA, 5ESSIC/UMD, College Park, USA

SCI-PS208 - 10:30 - 12:00
P&P - Sub-grid parameterizations for the atmosphere and ocean
Chair: Martin Miller

SCI-PS208.01 - Sub-grid parameterization in global atmospheric models: Progress and prospects
Anton Beljaars1, 1ECMWF, Reading, UK

SCI-PS208.02 - Comparison of global NWP model hindcasts of a cold air outbreak to large-eddy simulations
Lorenzo Tomassini1, Bjorn Stevens1, Cathy Hohenegger1, Axel Seifert2, 1Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg, Germany, 2German Weather Service, Offenbach, Germany

SCI-PS208.03 - Sub-grid parameterization based on probability density functions in GFDL atmospheric general circulation model: global tests
Huan Guo1, Jean-Christophe Golaz2, Leo Donner2, Paul Ginoux2, Richard Hemler3, 1UCAR Visiting Scientist Programs, NOAA/Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, Princeton, USA, 2NOAA/Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, Princeton, USA, 3High Performance Technologies Group, DRC/GFDL, Princeton, USA

SCI-PS208.04 - Successes and challenges of a seamless development of physical parameterizations
Francois Bouyssel1, Eric Bazile1, Isabelle Beau1, Yves Bouteloup1, Jean- Francois Gueremy1, Jean-Marcel Piriou1, David Pollack1, Romain Roehrig1, 1Météo-France/CNRS CNRM-GAME, Toulouse, France

SCI-PS209 - 10:30 - 12:00
P&P - Tropical cyclones and tropical convection
Chair: Julia Keller

SCI-PS209.01 - Air-sea interactions in tropical cyclones
Lynn Shay1, 1RSMAS/University of Miami, Miami, USA

SCI-PS209.02 - ‘Category-6’ Typhoon Haiyan (2013) and ongoing subsurface warming over the western-north pacific main development region
I-I Lin1, Iam-Fei Pun1, 1National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

SCI-PS209.03 - The effect of land-sea contrast on tropical cyclone track and structure
Johnny Chan1, 1School of Energy an Environment, City University of Hong Kong

SCI-PS209.04 - Mixture -based partitioning of operational ensemble forecasts for hurricane Sandy (2013)
Jenni Evans1, Alex M. Kowaleski1, 1Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA

SCI-PS210 - 10:30 - 12:00
S2S - Subseasonal to Seasonal (S2S) Prediction Project
Chair: Paul Kushner

SCI-PS210.01 - The Impact of the MJO on global ocean surface wave heights
Duane Waliser1, Benjamin Wu2, Bin Guan3, Yuk Yung2, Jose-Henrique Alves4, Hendrik Tolman4, Arun Chawla4, 1Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, USA, 2Caltech, Pasadena, USA, 3UCLA, Los Angeles, USA, 4NCEP/NOAA, College Park, USA

SCI-PS210.02 - How air-sea interaction improves the MJO in three GCMs
Charlotte DeMott1, Cristiana Stan2, David Randall1, Mark Branson1, 1Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USA, 2George Mason University, Fairfax, USA

SCI-PS210.03 - Vertical structure and diabatic processes of the Madden- Julian Oscillation in climate models
Xianan Jiang1,2, Duane Waliser2, Prince Xavier3, Jon Petch3, Nicholas Klingaman4, Steve Woolnough4, Steve Woolnough4, 1Joint Institute for Regional Earth System Sci. & Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, USA, 2Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA, 3UK Meteorological Office, Exeter, UK, 4National Center for Atmospheric Sciences - Climate, Reading University, Reading, UK

SCI-PS210.04 - Multiscale interactions and their resolution dependencies within Madden-Julian Oscillations produced by NICAM.
Tomoki Miyakawa1, Hiroaki Miura2, 1Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Yokosuka, Japan, 2The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

SCI-PS211 - 10:30 - 12:00
P&P - Continental convective systems
Chair: John Allen

SCI-PS211.01 - Mesoscale modeling at high (but not turbulence-resolving) resolution
Richard Rotunno1, 1National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, USA

SCI-PS211.02 - The effect of the physical parameterizations and the land surface on rainfall events in Poland
Richard Hodur1, Bogumil Jakubiak1, 1University of Warsaw, Medford, USA

SCI-PS211.03 - Assessment of hailstorms in WRF weather simulations over Switzerland in summer 2012.
Andrey Martynov1, Luca Nisi1,2, Olivia Martius1, 1Institute of Geography and Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland, 2Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology MeteoSwiss, Locarno-Monti, Switzerland

SCI-PS211.04 - The role of moist convection in the West African Monsoon
John Marsham1, Cathryn Birch2, Douglas Parker1, Peter Knippertz3, Nick Dixon1, Luis Garcia-Carreras4, Grenville Lister5, 1University of Leeds, Leeds, UK, 2Met Office/University of Leeds, Leeds, UK, 3Institute for Meteorology and Climate Research, Karlsruhe, Germany, 4University of Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden, 5University of Reading, NCAS, Reading, UK

SCI-PS212 - 10:30 - 12:00
WHI - Improved understanding of and techniques for decision making
Chair: Pertti Nurmi

SCI-PS212.01 - Building a weather-ready nation: linking services to observations, forecasts, and dissemination
Louis Uccellini1, 1NOAA, Silver Spring, USA

SCI-PS212.02 - Coastal storm surge flooding impact under different climate scenarios in Pearl River Delta
LI LI1, 1University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

SCI-PS212.03 - Assessing risks to infrastructure projects in the middle east from drifting/blowing sand using WRF
J. Wayne Boulton1, Stuart Carmichael1, Jeff Lundgren1, Duncan Phillips1, Ewan Crosbie2, Giles Wiggs3, Cheryl Mckenna Neuman4, 1RWDI, Guelph, Canada, 2University of Arizona, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Tucson, USA, 3University of Oxford, School of Geography and the Environment, Oxford, UK, 4Trent University, Department of Geography, Peterborough, Canada

SCI-PS212.04 - Downscaling meteorological quantities for waves and storm- surges hind-casts in IncREO project
Emilie Bresson1, Philippe Arbogast1, Anna Kortcheva2, Denis Paradis3, Florence Rabier4, Lotfi Aouf3, Patrick Ohl3, Andrey Bogatechev2, Vasko Galabov2, 1Météo-France / CNRM-GAME, Toulouse, France, 2National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology, Sofia, Bulgaria, 3Météo-France, Toulouse, France, 4ECMWF, Reading, UK

UAS-PA407 - 10:30 - 12:00
Special Session / Panel on the future of the weather enterprise
Chair: Neil Gordon

UAS-PA 407.01 - Weather Enterprise Trends and the Need for Standardized & Open Access to Observations & Government Services
Michael D. Eilts

UAS-PA 407.02 - SV Meets Wx

UAS-PA 407.03 - The Future of the Weather Enterprise
Barry Lee Myers

UAS-PA 407.04 - Operational NWP by a Canadian University
Prof. Roland Stull

UAS-PA 407.05 - Meteorological applications and numerical models becoming increasingly accurate

SCI-PS213 - 13:30 - 15:00
ISS - Land-Atmosphere interactions and water cycle
Chair: Gianpaolo Balsamo

SCI-PS213.01 - Impact of dynamic vegetation on CRCM5 simulated climate over North America
Camille Garnaud1, Laxmi Sushama1, 1Centre ESCER, UQÀM, Montréal, Canada

SCI-PS213.02 - CLASS application in western Africa
Diana Verseghy1, 1Environment Canada, Toronto, Canada

SCI-PS213.03 - Forecast uncertainty under different land-atmosphere coupling regimes
Hyo-Jong Song1, Craig R. Ferguson1, 1Atmospheric Sciences Research Center, SUNY-Albany, Albany, USA

SCI-PS213.04 - Trends in summer rainfall over China associated with the Tibetan Plateau thermal forcing
Anmin Duan1, Ziqian Wang1, Meirong Wang1, 1LASG/IAP/CAS, Beijing, China

SCI-PS214 - 13:30 - 15:00
P&P - Tropical cyclones and tropical convection
Chair: Fuqing Zhang

SCI-PS214.01 - Variability of tropical cyclone activity
Suzana Camargo1, 1Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, Palisades,USA

SCI-PS214.02 - Predictability of intraseasonal variability and tropical cyclogenesis in the Western North Pacific
Masuo Nakano1, Tomoe Nasuno1, Masahiro Sawada2, Masaki Satoh2,1, 1Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Yokohama, Japan, 2Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo, Japan

SCI-PS214.03 - Spiral rainbands in numerical simulations of tropical cyclones under vertical wind shear
Yumin Moon1, George Bryan1, 1NCAR, Boulder, CO, USA

SCI-PS215 - 13:30 - 15:00
NPE - Urban scale environmental prediction systems
Chair: James Keehn

SCI-PS215.01 - Adapting cities to climate change: a systemic modelling approach
Valery Masson1, Aude Lemonsu1, Marion Bonhomme2, Genevieve Bretagne3, Stephane Hallegatte4, Thomas Houet5, Marie-Pierre Moine6, Gregoire Pigeon1, Jean-Luc Salagnac7, Vincent Viguie8, 1METEO-FRANCE, Toulouse, France, 2Laboratory of Research in Architecture, Toulouse, France, 3Urban Planning Agency of Toulouse, Toulouse, France, 4International Research Center on Environment and Development, Vincennes, France & World Bank, Washington, USA, 5Environmental Geography Laboratory, Toulouse, France, 6CERFACS, Toulouse, France, 7CSTB, Marne-La-Vallee, France, 8International Research Center on Environment and Development, Vincennes, France (exceeds size limit)

SCI-PS215.02 - Operational implementation and performance evaluation of a PM10 and PM2.5 model for Santiago de Chile
Rodrigo Delgado1, Pablo Hernandez2, Marcelo Mena-Carrasco2, 1Direccion Meteorologica de Chile, Santiago, Chile, 2Center for Sustainability Research, Universidad Andres Bello, Santiago, Chile

SCI-PS215.03 - The Tokyo metropolitan area convection study for extreme weather resilient cities (TOMACS)
Ryohei Misumi1, Yoshinori Shoji2, Tsuyoshi Nakatani1, Kazuo Saito2, Hiromu Seko2, Naoko Seino2, Ahoro Adachi2, Yasushi Fujiyoshi3, 1National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention, Tsukuba, Japan, 2Meteorological Research Institute, Tsukuba, Japan, 3Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan

SCI-PS215.04 - Coupling the Town Energy Balance (TEB) scheme to an operational limited area NWP model
Rafiq Hamdi1, Daan Degrauwe1, Piet Termonia1, 1Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgium, Brussels, Belgium

SCI-PS216 - 13:30 - 15:00
ODA - Observations and assimilation of atmospheric constituents
Chair: Richard Menard

SCI-PS216.01 - Multivariate chemical data assimilation and chemistry- dynamics interaction
Jerome Barre1, Benjamin Gaubert, Helen Worden1, David Edwards1, Avelino Arellano2, Simone Tilmes1, Nancy Collins3, Kevin Raeder3, Arthur Mizzi1, 1NCAR, ACD, Boulder, USA, 2University of Arizona, Tucson, USA, 3NCAR, IMAGe, Boulder, USA

SCI-PS216.02 - Do better aerosol forecasts improve weather forecasts? A regional modeling and assimilation study.
Stuart Mckeen1, Georg Grell1, Ming Hu1, Mariusz Pagowski1, 1NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, USA

SCI-PS216.03 - Studying impacts of the Saharan Air Layer on hurricane development using WRF-Chem/EnKF
Yongsheng Chen1, Jianyu Liang1, 1York University, Toronto,Canada

SCI-PS216.04 - Experimenting with the LETKF in a dispersion model coupled with the Lorenz 96 model
Felix Carrasco1,2, Juan Ruiz1,2, Celeste Saulo1,2, Axel Osses3,4, 1Centro de Investigaciones del Mar y la Atmósfera, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2Departamento de Ciencias de la Atmósfera y los Océanos, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 3Center for Mathematical Modeling, Santiago, Chile, 4Department of Mathematical Engineering, Santiago, Chile

SCI-PS217 - 13:30 - 15:00
P&P - Continental convective systems
Chair: Aida Diongue-Niang

SCI-PS217.01 - Statistical analysis of UK convection and its representation in high resolution NWP Models
Humphrey Lean1, Peter Clark2, Carol Halliwell1, Kirsty Hanley1, Robin Hogan2, John Nicol2, Robert Plant2, Thorwald Stein2, 1Met Office, Reading, UK, 2University of Reading, Reading, UK

SCI-PS217.02 - Evaluation of diurnal scale precipitation and associated cloud and dynamical processes in observations and models
Malay Ganai1, P. Mukhopadhyay1, Phani Muralikrishna1, M. Mahakur1, 1Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune, India

SCI-PS217.03 - RELAMPAGO and SAME-PACE: Extreme storms that impact society in Southeastern South America
Steve Nesbitt1, Paola Salio2, Daniel Cecil3, Rene Garreaud4, Robert Houze5, Kristen Rasmussen5, Adam Varble6, Luiz Machado7, David Gochis8, Steven Goodman9, 1University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, USA, 2CIMA/University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 3NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, USA, 4University of Chile, Santiago, Chile, 5University of Washington, Seattle, USA, 6University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA, 7National Institute for Space Research, Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil, 8National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, USA, 9NESDIS/National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Greenbelt, USA

SCI-PS217.04 - Effects of high resolution land surface parameters on PBL and clouds in numerical modeling
Leonhard Gantner1, Norbert Kalthoff1, 1Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany

SCI-PS218 - 13:30 - 15:00
P&P - Dynamics & predictability of middle latitude weather systems & their higher and lower latitude interactions
Chair: Olivia Martius

SCI-PS218.01 - Seasonal cycle of Rossby Wave breaking events and their link to precipitation patterns
Andrea Schneidereit1, Dieter H. W. Peters1, 1Leibniz-Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Kühlungsborn, Germany

SCI-PS218.02 - The impact of tropical cyclones on midlatitude Rossby Wave packets: a climatological perspective
Julian F. Quinting1, Sarah C. Jones2, 1Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany, 2Deutscher Wetterdienst, Offenbach, Germany

SCI-PS218.03 - Diabatic Rossby-Waves in the northern and southern hemisphere
Maxi Boettcher1, Heini Wernli1, 1ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

SCI-PS218.04 - Large-scale surface wind extremes in the Mediterranean
Shira Raveh-Rubin1, Heini Wernli1, 1Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science, Department of Environmental Sciences, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

SCI-PS219 - 13:30 - 15:00
P&P - Numerical methods of the atmosphere & ocean (including composition & boundary layer at all latitudes)
Chair: Jean Côté

SCI-PS219.01 - Numerical techniques of cloud resolving model and Large Eddy Simulation on the future HPC system
Hirofumi Tomita1, 1RIKEN, Japan

SCI-PS219.02 - The challenge of running operational Canadian NWP models on next generation supercomputers.
Michel Desgagne1, Claude Girard1, Janusz Pudykiewicz1, Abdessamad Qaddouri1, Michel Valin2, 1Environment Canada/MSC/RPN-A, Montreal, Canada, 2UQAM, Montreal, Canada

SCI-PS219.03 - Scalability initiative at ECMWF
Peter Bauer1, George Mozdzynski1, Michael Hawkins1, Deborah Salmond1, Stephan Siemen1, Peter Towers1, Yannick Tremolet1, Nils Wedi1, 1ECMWF, Reading, UK

SCI-PS219.04 - An efficient time integration scheme for high-order non- hydrostatic atmospheric models
Lei Bao1, Ram Nair2, Henry Tufo1, 1University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, USA, 2NCAR, Boulder, USA

SCI-PS220 - 13:30 - 15:00
P&P - Stochastic forcing, Ensemble prediction systems and TIGGE
Chair: Thomas Hopson

13:30 SCI-PS220.01 - Revisiting predictability of the strongest storms that hit France over the past 30 years.
Marie Boisserie1, Laurent Descamps1, Philippe Arbogast1, 1Météo-France, Toulouse, France

14:00 SCI-PS220.02 - Main characteristics and performance of COSMO-LEPS
Andrea Montani1, Tiziana Paccagnella1, Chiara Marsigli1, 1ARPA-SIMC, Bologna, Italy

14:20 SCI-PS220.03 - Optimizing the COSMO-DE Ensemble towards renewable energies Jonas von Schumann1, Regina Kohlhepp1, Andrea Steiner1, Bodo Ritter1, Carmen Köhler1, 1Deutscher Wetterdienst, Offenbach, Germany

14:40 SCI-PS220.04 - Multi-model EPS–GLAMEPS: configuration and performance for polar lows and the Sochi Olympics
Inger-Lise Frogner1, John Bjørnar Bremnes1, Alex Deckmyn2, Trond Iversen1, Thomas Nipen1, Kai Sattler3, Andrew T. Singleton1, Xiaohua Yang3, 1Norwegian Meteorological Institute, Oslo, Norway, 2Royal Meteorological Institute, Ukkel, Belgium,
3Danish Meteorological Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark

SCI-PS221- 13:30 - 15:00
P&P - Sub-grid parameterizations for the atmosphere and ocean
Chair: Anton Beljaars

SCI-PS221.01 - The effects of surface friction over land on the general circulation
Gunila Svensson1, Jenny Linvall1, 1Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden

SCI-PS221.02 - Adaptation of a parametrisation to the gray zone of turbulence
Rachel Honnert1, Valéry Masson1, Fleur Couvreux1, 1CNRM-GAME, Toulouse, France

SCI-PS221.03 - Bridging the scales with ICON to quantify model uncertainty
Martin Köhler1, Daniel Klocke1, Tobias Göcke1, 1German Meteorological Service, Offenbach, Germany

SCI-PS221.04 - Resolution dependence of cumulus statistics in radiative- convective equilibrium
Katrin Scheufele1, George C. Craig1, 1Meteorologisches Institut, Ludwig- Maximilians-Universität, Munich, Germany

SCI-PS222 - 13:30 - 15:00
P&P - Year of Tropical Convection (YOTC)
Chair: Steven Woolnough

SCI-PS222.01 - The skeleton and muscle of tropical intraseasonal oscillations
Andrew Majda1, 1New York University, New York, USA

SCI-PS222.02 - Identifying the skeleton of the Madden-Julian Oscillation in observational data
Samuel Stechmann1, Andrew Majda2, 1University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, USA, 2New York University, New York, USA

SCI-PS222.03 - Linkages between the Madden Julian Oscillation, process- level diagnostics and GCM parameterization behavior in YOTC simulations
Richard Neale1, Julio Bacmeister1, Cecile Hannay1, 1NCAR, Boulder, USA

SCI-PS222.04 - Testing the Yang and Ingersoll dynamical paradigm of the MJO
Da Yang1, Mike Pritchard2, 1Caltech, Pasadena, US, 2UC Irvine, Irvine, US

SCI-PS223 - 13:30 - 15:00
WHI - Improved understanding of and techniques for decision making
Chair: Kevin Petty

SCI-PS223.01 - Improved understanding of and techniques for decision- making - making effective decisions from uncertain forecasts
Ken Mylne1, 1Met Office, Exeter, UK

SCI-PS223.02 - Using Geographic Information Systems to bridge communication gaps among users of NWS weather forecast information
Jack Settelmaier1, 1NOAA/National Weather Service, Fort Worth, USA

SCI-PS223.03 - Gale warning for Swiss lakes and regional aerodromes based on Ensemble Genetic Programming
Lysiane Mayoraz1, Jacques Ambühl1, Roman Voisard2, Christophe Voisard1, Manuela Züger2, Hans Romang1, 1MeteoSwiss, Zurich, Switzerland, 2University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

SCI-PS223.04 - A Study on incidence of heavy rainfall events over India during summer monsoon season
Kalyan Chakravarthy Yesoda1, D.R Sikka1, Tyagi Ajit2, Ray Kamaljit1, S.C. Bhan1, B.K. Bandyopadhyay1, 1India Meteorological Department, New Delhi, India, 2Ministry of Earth Sciences, New Delhi, India

UAS-PA408 - 13:30 - 15:00
Special Session / Panel on the future of the weather enterprise
Chair: Jack Hayes

Collaboration Public, Private and University Sectors For Improved Weather Services
Dr. Harinder P.S. Ahluwalia

The Association of Hydro-Meteorological Equipment Industry
Brian Day

The Role of Scientific and Professional Societies in the Enterprise
William B. Gail

NWS Strategic Outcome: A Weather-Ready Nation

UAS-PS329 - 13:30 - 15:00
Case studies in communicating warnings and advice
Chair: Jane Rovins

UAS-PS329.01 - Developing effective warning systems for hazards: Lessons for weather from volcano warnings in New Zealand
Sally Potter1, Gill Jolly2, Vincent Neall3, David Johnston1, 1GNS Science, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, 2GNS Science, Wairakei, New Zealand, 3Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand

UAS-PS329.02 - How "communication overload" and, in particular warning fatigue, can impact decision- making under uncertainty.
Brenda Mackie1, 1Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre, Melbourne, Australia

UAS-PS329.03 - An analytical framework and preliminary results of an evaluation of weather warning systems in Quebec-Canada
Kaddour Mehiriz1, Pierre Gosselin2, 1Institut national de recherche scientifique, Québec, Canada, 2Institut national de santé publique, Québec, Canada

UAS-PS329.04 - Prepare now to survive the next tornado
Cheryl Nelson1, 1Mrs. Virginia International/Meteorologist, Smithfield, Virginia, USA

UAS-PS330 - 13:30 - 15:00
Hydrometeorological disaster and hazard event case studies
Chair: Paul Kovacs

UAS-PS330.01 - Cusco floods in 2010
Laura Paccini Peña1, Luis Orihuela Pinto1, 1Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina, Lima, Perú

UAS-PS330.02 - Hazard to loss: Inland flood modeling in the Delaware River Basin
Jeffrey Czajkowski1, Luciana Cunha2, Erwann Michel-Kerjan1, James Smith2, 1Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center, Philadelphia, USA, 2Princeton University, Princeton, USA

14:20 UAS-PS330.03 - Flash flooding and the global environmental change perspective: Toward an integrated strategy for disaster reduction
Isabelle Ruin1,2, Saif Shabou3,2, Galateia Terti2, Sandrine Anquetin1,2, Jean- Dominique Creutin1,2, Céline Lutoff3, 1CNRS, LTHE, Grenoble, France, 2Univ. Grenoble Alpes, LTHE, Grenoble, France, 3Univ. Grenoble Alpes, PACTE, Grenoble, France

14:40 UAS-PS330.04 - Assessing inland hazards associated with hurricanes in the U.S. Atlantic Basin
Dereka Carroll-Smith1, Robert J. Trapp1, Eric Dietz1, James Done2, 1Purdue University, West Lafayette, United States, 2National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, United States

SCI-PS224 - 16:30 - 18:00
NPE - Environmental Prediction Systems: Tropical Aspects
Chair: Masaki Satoh

SCI-PS224.01 - Challenges for numerical weather prediction in the tropics
Aida Diongue-Niang1, 1ANACIM, Dakar, Senegal

SCI-PS224.02 - Forecasting storms over East Africa using a 4km model
Caroline Bain1, Douglas Boyd1, 1Met Office, Exeter, UK(exceeds size limit)

SCI-PS224.03 - Defining and predicting the West African monsoon onset Rory
Fitzpatrick1, Doug Parker1, John Marsham1, Peter Knippertz2, Caroline Bain3, 1University of Leeds, School of Earth and Environment, Leeds, UK, 2Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute for Meteorology and Climate Research, Karlsruhe, Germany, 3UK Met Office, Exeter, UK

SCI-PS224.04 - The challenge of modeling the meteorology of dust emission: Results from the desert storms project
Peter Knippertz1, John Marsham2, Bernd Heinold3, Kerstin Schepanski3, Sophie Cowie2, Stephanie Fiedler2, Alex Roberts2, Carl Gilkeson2, Bradley Jemmet-Smith2, Florian Pantillon1, 1Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany, 2University of Leeds, Leeds, UK, 3Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research, Leipzig, Germany

SCI-PS225 - 16:30 - 18:00
NPE - Urban scale environmental prediction systems
Chair: Greg Carmichael

SCI-PS225.01 - Urban-scale forecasting system for the 2015 PanAm Games in Toronto
Sylvie Leroyer1, Stéphane Bélair1, 1RPN-E, Meteorological Research Division, Dorval, Canada

SCI-PS225.02 - Modelling London with high resolution versions of the Unified Model
Humphrey Lean1, 1Met Office, Reading, UK

SCI-PS225.03 - Development of an air quality prediction system for the 2015 PanAm Games in Toronto
Craig Stroud1, Sylvie Gravel1, Paul Makar1, Junhua Zhang1, Alain Robichaud1, Richard Menard1, Balbir Pabla1, Wanmin Gong1, Mike Moran1, 1Environment Canada, Air Quality Research, Toronto, Canada

SCI-PS225.04 - Multiple effects of urban area on reinforcement of precipitation
Tadao Inoue1, 1Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Yokohama, Japan

SCI-PS226 - 16:30 - 18:00
ODA - Coupled data assimilation and reanalyses
Chair: Patrick Laloyaux

SCI-PS226.01 - Coupled data assimilation and reanalyses at NCEP Suranjana
Saha1, Jack Woollen1, Daryl Kleist1, David Behringer1, Steve Penny2, Xingren Wu1, Michael Ek1, Shrinivas Moorthi1, Sarah Lu1, 1Environmental Modeling Center, NCEP/NWS/NOAA, USA, 2Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science, University of Maryland, USA

SCI-PS226.02 - The JRA-55 reanalysis: general specifications and basic characteristics
Kazutoshi Onogi1, 1Japan Meteorological Agency, Tokyo, Japan

SCI-PS226.03 - ERA-CLIM: Developing reanalyses of the coupled climate system
Dick Dee1, 1ECMWF, Reading, UK

SCI-PS226.04 - Regional reanalysis at the Met Office
Dale Barker1, Richard Renshaw1, Peter Jermey1, 1Met Office, Exeter, UK

SCI-PS227 - 16:30 - 18:00
WHI - Improved understanding of and techniques for decision making
Chair: Xu Tang

SCI-PS227.01 - User-oriented weather information for disaster risk reduction and associated science-based technology in Japan
Masashi Nagata1, 1Japan Meteorological Agency, Tokyo, Japan

SCI-PS227.02 - Impact and risk of coastal-related hazard on lives, livelihood, property and economy
Paul Davies1, 1Met Office,Exeter, UK

SCI-PS227.03 - An event-based methodology for verifying rainstorm and thunderstorm warnings
Wai-kin Wong1, Li Ping-wah1, Wang-Chun Woo1, 1Hong Kong Observatory, Hong Kong, China

SCI-PS227.04 - Will climate change increase transatlantic aviation turbulence?
Paul Williams1, Manoj Joshi2, 1University of Reading, Reading, UK, 2University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK

SCI-PS228 - 16:30 - 18:00
P&P - Continental convective systems
Chair: Richard Rotunno

SCI-PS228.01 - An ensemble study of HyMeX IOP6 and IOP7a
Evelyne Richard1, Alan Hally2, Véronique Ducrocq2, 1University of Toulouse, CNRS, Toulouse, France, 2Météo-France, Toulouse, France

SCI-PS228.02 - A systematic approach to identifying and characterizing atmospheric bores and other fine-line features during IHOP_2002
Kevin Haghi1, David Parsons1, 1University of Oklahoma, Norman, USA

SCI-PS228.03 - Amplification of high precipitation in the Western Mediterranean by Corsica island flow and convection
Ulrich Corsmeier1, Norbert Kalthoff1, Andreas Wieser1, Bianca Adler1, Christoph Kottmeier1, 1Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany

SCI-PS228.04 - Initiation, maintenance, and properties of convection in an extreme rainfall event during SCMREX
Yali Luo1, Hui Wang1, 1Chinese Academy of Meteorological Sciences, Beijing, China

SCI-PS229 - 16:30 - 18:00
P&P - Dynamics & predictability of middle latitude weather systems & their higher and lower latitude interactions
Chair: Gwendal Riviere

SCI-PS229.01 - How do atmospheric rivers form?
Helen Dacre1, Oscar Martinez-Alvarado1, Peter Clark1, David Lavers2, 1University of Reading, Berkshire, UK, 2University of Iowa, USA

SCI-PS229.02 - A climatology of extreme cyclone growth processes in the North Atlantic Basin
John Gyakum1, Bryn Ronalds1, Shawn Milrad2, Eyad Atallah1, 1McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 2Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, USA (exceeds size limit)

SCI-PS229.03 - Sub-seasonal clustering of extreme precipitation events
Yannick Barton1, Paraskevi Giannakaki1, Clément Chevalier1, Stephan Pfahl2, Harald von Waldow2, Olivia Martius1, 1OCCR, Institute of Geography, Mobiliar Lab, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland, 2Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

SCI-PS229.04 - Novel measure for Baroclinicity and its tendency: Theory, case study and climatology
Thomas Spengler1, Lukas Papritz2, 1Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway, 2Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

SCI-PS230 - 16:30 - 18:00
P&P - Numerical methods of the atmosphere & ocean (including composition & boundary layer at all latitudes)
Chair: Pierre Benard

SCI-PS230.01 - Advancing the frontiers of tropical cyclone modeling with the Variable-Resolution General Circulation Model CAM-SE
Christiane Jablonowski1, Colin M. Zarzycki1, Mark A. Taylor2, 1University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA, 2Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, USA

SCI-PS230.02 - Global ocean-atmosphere modeling on unstructured meshes
Rainer Bleck1,2, Shan Sun1, Stan Benjamin1, 1NOAA Earth System Research Lab, Boulder, USA, 2NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, New York, USA

SCI-PS230.03 - Non-hydrostatic dynamical core for the Russian SL-AV model: Overview and first results
Rostislav Fadeev1, Mikhail Tolstykh0, 1Institute of Numerical Mathematics RAS, Moscow, Russia, 2Hydrometcentre of Russia, Moscow, Russia  (exceeds size limit)

SCI-PS230.04 - Arctic tropopause in MPAS-A, WRF, and GFS
Nicholas Szapiro1, Steven Cavallo1, 1University of Oklahoma, Norman, USA

SCI-PS231- 16:30 - 18:00
P&P - Stochastic forcing, Ensemble prediction systems and TIGGE
Chair: George Craig

SCI-PS231.01 - Recovering the multivariate dependencies of statistically post-processed ensemble forecasts with ensemble copula coupling
Thordis Thorarinsdottir1, Tilmann Gneiting2, Roman Schefzik3, 1Norwegian Computing Center, Oslo, Norway, 2Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies, Heidelberg, Germany, 3Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany

SCI-PS231.02 - Statistical postprocessing for TIGGE
Kira Feldmann1, Mikyoung Jun2, Tilmann Gneiting3, 1Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany, 2Texas A&M University, College Station, USA, 3Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

SCI-PS231.03 - Bayesian weighting for short-range lagged ensemble forecasting at convective scale
Laure Raynaud1, Olivier Pannekoucke1, Philippe Arbogast1, François Bouttier1, 1Météo-France, Toulouse, France

SCI-PS231.04 - Are we still lacking spread in medium-range ensemble forecasts?
Normand Gagnon1, Ronald Frenette1, Martin Charron2, Stéphane Beauregard1, Amin Erfani1, 1Environment Canada, Meteorological Service of Canada, Dorval, Canada, 2Environment Canada, Meteorological Research Directorate, Dorval, Canada

SCI-PS232 - 16:30 - 18:00
P&P - Sub-grid parameterizations for the atmosphere and ocean
Chair: Christine Lac

SCI-PS232.01 - Ocean model parameterizations relevant to weather prediction
Bill Large1, Gokhan Danabasoglu1, 1NCAR, Boulder, USA

SCI-PS232.02 - Parameterizing Richardson number hysteresis in the boundary layer
Ron McTaggart-Cowan1, Ayrton Zadra1, 1Environment Canada, Dorval, Canada

SCI-PS232.03 - An economical, scale-aware PDF-Based turbulence closure model
Steven Krueger1, Peter Bogenschutz2, Andrew Lesage1, Adam Kochanski1, 1University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA, 2National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, USA

SCI-PS232.04 - Anticipating some future challenges for operational parameterizations in high resolution Numerical Weather Prediction
Radmila Brozkova1, Jan Masek1, Ivan Bastak-Duran1, Jean-Francois Geleyn2, 1Czech Hydrometeorological Institute, Prague, Czech Republic, 2Meteo-France, Toulouse, France

SCI-PS233 - 16:30 - 18:00
P&P - Year of Tropical Convection (YOTC)
Chair: Mitch Moncrieff

SCI-PS233.01 - Diabatic process in the Madden-Julian Oscillation
Steve Woolnough1, Nicholas Klingaman1, Prince Xavier2, Xianan Jiang3, Jon Petch2, Duane Waliser4, Chris Holloway1, 1NCAS-Climate, Reading, UK, 2Met Office, Exeter, UK, 3Joint Institiure for Regional Earth System Science and Engineering, Los
Angles, USA, 4Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, USA

SCI-PS233.02 - Sensitivity of the superparameterized Madden-Julian Oscillation to extreme climate variation on a uniform temperature aquaplanet
Da Yang1, Michael Pritchard1, 1California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA

SCI-PS233.03 - Process-oriented MJO simulation diagnostic: moisture sensitivity of simulated convection
Daehyun Kim1, Prince Xavier2, Eric Maloney3, Matthew Wheeler4, Duane Waliser5, Kenneth Sperber6, Harry Hendon4, Chidong Zhang7, Richard Neale8, Yen-Ting Hwang9, 1Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, USA, 2Met Office Hadley Centre, Exeter, UK, 3Department of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USA, 4Centre for
Australian Weather and Climate Research, Melbourne, Australia, 5Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA, 6Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, PCMDI, Livermore, USA, 7Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, Miami, USA, 8National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, USA, 9University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, USA

SCI-PS233.04 - Gross moist stability in weak temperature gradient simulations
Sharon Sessions1, David Raymond1, Stipo Sentic1, Michael Herman1, 1New Mexico Tech, Socorro, USA

SCI-PS234 - 16:30 - 18:00
ISS - Cryosphere-Ocean-Atmosphere, Coupling & Interaction
Chair: Martin Charron

SCI-PS234.01 - A review of the technologies and algorithms used to couple earth system model components
Sophie Valcke1, 1Centre Européen de Recherche et de Formation Avancée en Calcul Scientifique (CERFACS), Toulouse, France

SCI-PS234.02 - Coupling sub-systems at NCEP
Michael Ek1, 1Environmental Modeling Center, NCEP/NWS/NOAA, College Park, USA

SCI-PS234.03 - Integrated modeling of aerosol, cloud, precipitation and land processes at satellite-resolved scales
Christa Peters-Lidard1, Toshi Matsui2, Joseph Santanello, Jr.1, Wei-Kuo Tao1, Mian Chin1, Jonathan Case3, Sujay Kumar4, Jiann "Roger" Shi5, Zhining Tao6, Benjamin Zaitchik7, 1Code 617, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, USA, 2ESSIC/UMD and Code 612, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, USA, 3ENSCO, Inc at NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, USA, 4SAIC and Code 617, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, USA, 5Morgan State University and Code 612, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, USA, 6USRA and Code 614, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center,
Greenbelt, USA, 7Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA

UAS-PS331 - 16:30 - 18:00
Health and biometeorological applications
Chair: Jennifer Spinney

UAS-PS331.01 - Modelling support for Canadian air quality regulations and policy
Sophie Cousineau1, 1Environnement Canada, Dorval, Canada

UAS-PS331.02 - Bioclimatic extreme and population health in the coastal cities of Benin (West Africa)
Nouvêwa Patrice M. Boko1, Expédit Vissin1, Krysztof Blasejczyk2, Christophe Houssou1, 1Laboratoire Pierre PAGNEY, Climat, Eau, Ecosystèmes et Développement (LACEEDE), Université d’Abomey-Calavi (Bénin), 2Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization PAN, Varsovie, (Pologne)

UAS-PS331.03 - Weather forecasts and winter recreation decisions
Michelle Rutty1, Jean Andrey1, 1University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada

UAS-PS332 - 16:30 - 18:00
Weather knowledge in support of disaster preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation
Chair: Amber Silver

UAS-PS332.01 - The SWFDP: Improving severe weather warnings in Southern Africa
Eugene Poolman1, Ezekiel Sebego1, 1South African Weather Service, Pretoria, South Africa

UAS-PS332.02 - The effect of climate change adaptation on rural community livelihoods
Nelson Ssemambo1, Mathew Buyondo2, Richard Lule3, 1Regional Climate Change Support Initiative (RCCSI), Kyotera, Uganda, 2Foundation for Rural Community Empowerment (FORCE), Kalisizo, Uganda, 3Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda

UAS-PS332.03 - Community participation in disaster risk reduction and management (DRM): Toward an integrated framework
Jason MacLean1, 1Lakehead University, Faculty of Law, Thunder Bay, ON, Canada

UAS-PS332.04 - Integrated research on disaster risk
David Johnston1, Sally Potter2, Jane Rovins3, 1Massey University, Wellington, NZ, 2Joint Centere for Disaster Research, Lower Hutt, NZ, 3Disaster Reduction & Resilience Solutions, Ltd. Wellington, NZ




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