NCAR & UCAR Scientists Highlight Advances in Weather, Water & Climate Research at AGU 2016

Selected presentations at the annual fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco

December 9, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO – Scientists with the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) will make dozens of presentations at the fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) during the week of December 12–16.

Media Q&A

The Path Forward from Paris, One Year Later

UCAR President Antonio J. Busalacchi, AGU President Margaret Leinen (Scripps Institution of Oceanography), and Carlos Nobre (Brazilian National Institute of Science & Technology for Climate Change) - related to Union Session U23A
Tuesday, December 13, 4 p.m. - Moscone West 3000 (Press Conference Room)

Note: The Moscone West Q&A follows Union Session U23A with these participants in Moscone North Hall E from 1:40-3:40 p.m.

Selected Talks



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MONDAY, December 12

Getting Space Weather Data and More From 'Noise' in GPS Signals: The COSMIC Missions
William Schreiner, UCAR
SA11A-04: Satellite Constellations for Space Weather and Ionospheric Studies: Overview of the COSMIC and COSMIC-2 Missions
8:45-9:00 a.m., Moscone West 2016

Climate Change, Lyme, Zika, and Other Vector-Borne Diseases
Andrew Monaghan, NCAR
GC12A-02: Assessment of Climate Change and Vector-Borne Diseases in the United States
10:35-10:50 a.m., Moscone West 2020

Extreme Rainfall Could Increase Fivefold Across Parts of the U.S. Later This Century
Andreas Prein, NCAR
GC13H-04: The Future Intensification of Hourly Precipitation Extremes
2:25-2:40 p.m., Moscone West 3003

Building Resilient Cities and Ecosystems: Food, Energy, and Water Security
Patricia Romero-Lankao, NCAR
U13A-05: Urbanization, Extreme Climate Hazards, and Food/Energy/Water Security
2:54-3:12 p.m., Moscone West 2022/2024

TUESDAY, December 13

Carbon Dioxide's Opposite Effects in the Upper Atmosphere
Stan Solomon, NCAR
SA21C-03: Climate Change in the Upper Atmosphere
8:30-8:45 a.m., Moscone West 2016

3D-Printed Weather Stations Aid Forecasting in Developing Nations
Paul Kucera, NCAR
H23F-1637: Development of Innovative Technology to Expand Precipitation Observations in Satellite Precipitation Validation in Under-developed Data-Sparse Regions
1:40-6:00 p.m., Moscone South - Poster Hall

Scenarios for Reaching the Paris Agreement Targets
Ben Sanderson, NCAR
GC24D-02: Pathways to 1.5 Degrees: New GCM Simulations for Scenarios Which Meet the Paris Temperature Targets
4:15-4:27 p.m., Moscone West 3003

WEDNESDAY, December 14

Seeing Into Tornadoes and Hurricanes with High-Resolution Simulations
George Bryan, NCAR
IN31F-07: Insights into Tornadoes, Hurricanes from High-Resolution Simulations
9:30-9:45 a.m., Moscone West 2000

A Weather Resiliency Toolbox for Communities and Businesses
James Done, NCAR
PA32A-03: Tools in Support of Planning for Weather and Climate Extremes
10:58-11:11 a.m., Moscone South 304

Exploring Unanswered Questions in the Evolution of Prehistoric Climate - The Emiliani Lecture
Bette Otto-Bliesner, NCAR
PP32A-01: Resolving Some Puzzles of Climate Evolution Since the Last Glacial Maximum: A Melding of Paleoclimate Modeling and Data
11:20 a.m.-12:20 p.m., Moscone West 2022/2024

THURSDAY, December 15

Novel Uses of Climate Information for Water Utility Planners
David Yates, NCAR
U42A-02: The Novel Use of Climate Information in Water Utility Planning
10:40-10:58 a.m., Moscone South 102

What's In Wildfire Smoke?
Jerome Barre, NCAR
A42D-04: Quantifying Fire Emissions and Associated Aerosol Species Using Assimilation of Satellite Carbon Monoxide Retrievals
11:05-11:20 a.m., Moscone West 3004


<FRIDAY, December 16

What's Causing Errors in Hurricane & Tropical Storm Forecasts?
Chris Davis, NCAR
A54F-06: On the Origin of Large Tropical Cyclone Track Errors
5:15-5:30 p.m., Moscone West 3012


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