January 6: Drought

8:30

Welcome and Day 2 Agenda Overview

Charles Vörösmarty, Chair, COHS

8:45

Synthesis of Day 1

Dennis Lettenmaier and Victor R. Baker, COHS

9:00

Mechanisms for Global Warming Impacts on the Large-Scale Atmospheric Branch of the Hydrological Cycle

Richard Seager, Columbia University

9:45

Connecting Global-Scale Variability to Regional Drought: Mechanisms and Modeling Challenges

Siegfried Schubert, NASA Goddard

10:45

Do We Need to Put Aquifers into Atmospheric Simulation Models? Evidence for Large Water Table Fluctuations and Groundwater Supported ET under Conditions of Pleistocene and Holocene Climate Change

Mark Person, New Mexico Tech

11:30

Breaking the Hydro-Illogical Cycle: The Status of Drought Risk Management in the U.S.

Mike Hayes, National Center for Drought Mitigation

1:00

Breakout groups

Rapporteurs: Victor R. Baker and Dennis Lettenmaier

3:00

Rapporteurs report back and summary of research and operational needs

4:00

Adjourn



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