96th AMS Annual Meeting Media Tips for Thursday

News Tips from the 96th AMS Annual Meeting

 AMS2016 NewsMedia are invited to attend these open press events at the 96th AMS Annual Meeting in the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. Events of interest for Thursday January 14:

Earth Observations that Support Health Early Warning Systems and Monitoring of Disease Risks. The focus will be to address how various earth observations can be implemented to improve earth warning systems specific to disease monitoring. 8:30 AM-9:45 AM, Room 228/229

Quantifying and Communicating Risk. Hurricane decision-making: Risk tolerance and the safety margin forecast. 8:30 AM, Room 255/257

Double Impact: When Both Tornadoes and Flash Floods Threaten the Same Place at the Same Time. A first step toward an integrated line of research that aims to understand the meteorological, hydrological, societal, and communication processes at work in situations with multiple natural hazards.9:15 AM, Room 255/257

Water Resources Information Services. Advancing National Weather Service water resources services with social science. 8:45 AM, Room 333-334

Regional Climate Variability and Change: Changes in global precipitation from the 18th century to 2013. 8:45 AM, La Nouvelle A

Weather and Climate Predictability 2. Convective-scale warn-on-forecast: Tension between seamless prediction and intrinsic predictability. 11:00 AM, Room 231/232

Weather Modeling and Data Assimilation to Provide the Science to Serve Society—Part II. A multi-scale modeling system for improved hurricane prediction.11:00 AM, Room 338/339

Aerosol and Monsoon Interactions. Assessment of aerosol V. greenhouse warming impacts on Asian monsoon precipitation and climate. 11:00 AM, Room 357

Societal Benefits of Satellite Data Applications. Measuring the value of environmental satellites: An international effort. 11:00 AM, Room 225

Weather and the Roads, Part I. Helios road weather:Transforming the way you see weather. 11:30 AM, Room 355

Regional Climate Variability and Change: Part 2. Factors contributing to regional and seasonal trends in temperature extremes.11:45 AM, La Nouvelle A

Hydrological Processes with Application to Urban Environments. Observational and modeling studies of extreme floods in urban environments. 11:00 AM, Room 242

Seamless Weather and Climate Prediction 1—future NWP models. Research on prediction and predictability at the weather-climate continuum. 2:45 PM, Room 231/232

Studies Involving Extreme Temperature Variability and Intensity Related to our Changing Change. Science communication: Meteorologists and climate change and health. 2:30 PM, Room 228/229

Weather and Climate Connections: Severe weather and health. Spatial climatology of tornado energy. 2:00 PM, Room 24

Forecast Evaluation/Verification–Part 1. Evaluation of weather and climate forecasts: A 2016 perspective. 1:30 PM, Room 226/227

Weather and Climate Connections. Precipitation and cold season. 3:30 PM-5:00 PM, Room 245

Communication Technologies for Accessing and Distributing Climate, Weather and Hydrological Data. Practical, real-time weather data interoperability: the National Mesonet Program, 4:45 PM, Room 348/349

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