Appendix:

Symposium Agenda

PRELIMINARY ASSESSMENT OF PROBABILITIES AND BOUNDS ON EXTREME PRECIPITATION EVENTS

Thursday, 21 October 1993

Washington, D.C.

8:45 – 8:55 a.m.

Welcome and introductions

Peter Hobbs, CMAPR Chair

James Smith, Study Leader

8:55 – 9:10

Why FERC cares about extreme precipitation events

Fred Springer

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

9:10 – 9:30

Review of charge

James Smith

9:30 – 10:15

Probable Maximum Precipitation (PMP)

John L. Vogel

National Weather Service

10:15 – 10:30

Updated PMP calculations in regional studies

Ed Tomlinson

North American Weather Consultants

10:45 – 11:00

Differences between generalized and site-specific PMP estimates

George A. Harper

Yankee Atomic Electric

11:00 – 11:45

Hydrometeorology of extreme precipitation events

Allen Bradley

University of Iowa

12:45 – 1:15 p.m.

Paleoclimatic data for estimating extreme precipitation events

Katherine Hirschboeck

University of Arizona



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Estimating Bounds on Extreme Precipitation Events: A Brief Assessment Appendix: Symposium Agenda PRELIMINARY ASSESSMENT OF PROBABILITIES AND BOUNDS ON EXTREME PRECIPITATION EVENTS Thursday, 21 October 1993 Washington, D.C. 8:45 – 8:55 a.m. Welcome and introductions Peter Hobbs, CMAPR Chair James Smith, Study Leader 8:55 – 9:10 Why FERC cares about extreme precipitation events Fred Springer Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 9:10 – 9:30 Review of charge James Smith 9:30 – 10:15 Probable Maximum Precipitation (PMP) John L. Vogel National Weather Service 10:15 – 10:30 Updated PMP calculations in regional studies Ed Tomlinson North American Weather Consultants 10:45 – 11:00 Differences between generalized and site-specific PMP estimates George A. Harper Yankee Atomic Electric 11:00 – 11:45 Hydrometeorology of extreme precipitation events Allen Bradley University of Iowa 12:45 – 1:15 p.m. Paleoclimatic data for estimating extreme precipitation events Katherine Hirschboeck University of Arizona

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Estimating Bounds on Extreme Precipitation Events: A Brief Assessment 1:15 – 1:45 p.m. Satellite data for estimating extreme precipitation events Rod Scofield National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 1:45 – 2:15 Radar data for estimating extreme precipitation events Edward J. Zipser Texas A&M University 2:15 – 2:45 Tropical cyclones as extreme precipitation events Stephen Colucci Cornell University 3:00 – 3:45 Alternatives to PMP Mel Schaefer State of Washington 3:45 – 4:15 Previous NRC efforts Kenneth Potter University of Wisconsin 4:15 – 5:30 General discussion and leader's closing remarks James Smith