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2017

Hernandez Ayala, J. J., 2017: Spatial Analysis of Rainfall for Recent Drought Events in the Caribbean Using the Standardized Precipitation Index (SPI). 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Boston, Massachusetts, April 5-9.

Tian, L. and S. M. Quiring, 2017: Analysis of Spatial-Temporal Patterns of Drought in Oklahoma. 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Boston, Massachusetts, April 5-9.

Vecellio D. J., C. J. Nowotarski, and O. W. Frauenfeld, 2017: Response of the Atmospheric Boundary Layer and Synoptic-Scale Circulation to Varying Permafrost Conditions in Eurasia Using WRF. 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Boston, Massachusetts, April 5-9.

2016

Frauenfeld, O. W., 2016: The Role of Frozen Ground in Eurasian Surface-Atmosphere Interactions. Department of Environmental Sciences Seminar, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, November 3.

Frauenfeld, O. W. and D. J. Vecellio, 2016: Validation of Eurasian Snow Depths from MERRA-2, MERRA-Land, and ERA-Interim. Atmospheric Sciences Seminar, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, November 4.

Frauenfeld, O. W., X. Peng, and T. Zhang, 2016: Comprehensive Evaluation of 1850-2100 Active Layer Thickness and Thawing Index Variability across the Northern Hemisphere. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 12-16.

Housson, A. L., C. R. Maupin, B. Roark, C.-C. Shen, O. Baykara, K. White, S. Van Kampen-Lewis, and C. L. McChesney, 2016: Abrupt Climate Change in the Southern Great Plains during the Last Glacial Interval. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 12–16.

Maupin, C. R., C. L. McChesney, B. Roark, M. K Gorman, and A. L. Housson, 2016: Stable Isotopic Composition of Precipitation from 2015-2016 Central Texas Rainfall Events. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 12–16.

Roark, E. B., A. Baco-Taylor, N. B Morgan, K. Shamberger, K. Miller, and J. Brooks, 2016: Recovery of Seamount Precious Coral Beds From Heavy Trawling Disturbance with Links to Carbonate Chemistry Changes. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 12–16.

Saxena, D., E. L. Grossman, C. R. Maupin, B. Roark, and A. O'Dea, 2016: Effect of Carbonate Matrix on δ15N Analysis Tested for Simple Bulk Combustion on Coupled Elemental Analyzer-GC-IRMS. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 12–16.

Vecellio, D. J., S. M. Quiring, J. K. Vanos, and A. Garza, 2016: A Comparison of Heat Indices for Quantifying Heat-Health Risk. 96th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, January 10-14.

Yuan, S. and S. M. Quiring, 2016: Evaluation of Long-term Soil Moisture Proxies in the U.S. Great Plains. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 12–16.

2015

Campbell, P., N. Prouty, A. W. Demopoulos, B. Roark, and K. Coykendall, 2015: Lipid Biomarkers and Carbon Isotopic Composition from Authigenic Carbonates and Seep Sediments from the US Mid-Atlantic Margin. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 14-18.

Chen, L. and O. W. Frauenfeld, 2015: Impacts of Land Cover Changes on Climate in China. 2015 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Chicago, Illinois, April 21–25.

Ford, T. W., A. D. Rapp, and S. M. Quiring, 2015: Soil Moisture - Precipitation Coupling: Observations from the Oklahoma Mesonet. 2015 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Chicago, Illinois, April 21–25.

Frauenfeld, O. W. and L. Chen, 2015: The Effects of Urbanization on China's Future Climate based on Dynamically Downscaled Projections. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 14-18.

Frauenfeld, O. W. and T. W. Ford, 2015: The Role of Frozen Ground in Eurasian Surface-Atmosphere Moisture Coupling. 2015 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Chicago, Illinois, April 21–25.

Hernandez, M. and O. W. Frauenfeld, 2015: Assessment of Statistically Downscaled CMIP5 Simulations of the North American Monsoon System. 2015 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Chicago, Illinois, April 21–25.

Miller, K., E. B. Roark, M. Schoemann, and K. Shamberger, 2015: Aragonite saturation state and deep-sea coral distribution in the Northwest Hawaiian Islands. 2015 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Chicago, Illinois, April 21–25.

Prouty, N., B. Roark, A. Koenig, F. C. Batista, B. D. Kocar, D. S. Selby, M. D. Mccarthy, F. Mienis, S. W. Ross, and A. W. Demopoulos, 2015: Deep-sea coral record of human impact on watershed quality in the Mississippi River Basin. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 14-18.

Quiring, S. M., 2015: Improving our Understanding Land-Atmosphere Interactions with the North American Soil Moisture Database. 2015 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Chicago, Illinois, April 21–25.

Roark, E. B., M. L. Mohon, N. Prouty, R. N. Guillemette, S. Fallon, and S. W. Ross, 2015: Validating Annual Growth Bands of Deep-Sea Black Corals and Calculating Ocean Reservoir Ages in the Gulf of Mexico. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 14-18.

Schoemann, M., E. B. Roark, S. Fallon, L. Kinsley, and N. Prouty, 2015: Reconstructing Seawater pH, Carbonate ion Concentrations, and Nutrient Chemistry using Deep-sea Corals from Mid-Atlantic Canyons. 2015 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Chicago, Illinois, April 21–25.

Schoemann, M., B. Roark, S. Fallon, S. Eggins, L. Kinsley, and N. Prouty, 2015: Laser Ablation Trace Element Analysis of Modern and Fossil Desmophyllum dianthus from Norfolk and Baltimore Canyons in Mid-Atlantic Ocean. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 14-18.

Serrato Marks, G., M. LaVigne, T. M. Hill, W. Sauthoff, T. P Guilderson, E. B. Roark, and R. B. Dunbar, 2015: Ba/Ca Ratios in North Pacific Bamboo Corals Record Changes in Intermediate Water Biogeochemistry. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 14-18.

Teale, N. G. and S. M. Quiring, 2015: Hydrometeorological and climatological conditions associated with flash flooding in the Catskill Mountains, New York, USA. 2015 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Chicago, Illinois, April 21–25.

Tian, L. and S. M. Quiring, 2015: A New Index for Drought Monitoring: Precipitation Evapotranspiration Difference Condition Index. 2015 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Chicago, Illinois, April 21–25.

Vecellio, D. and O. W. Frauenfeld, 2015: Validation of MERRA and ERA-Interim Snow Depth Quantities in Eurasia. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 14-18.

Yuan, S. and S. M. Quiring, 2015: Soil moisture simulation in the CMIP5 models over CONUS. 2015 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Chicago, Illinois, April 21–25.

2014

Berger, A. C. and O. W. Frauenfeld, 2014: Characterization of Throughfall Heterogeneity in a Tropical Pre-Montane Cloud Forest in Costa Rica. 2014 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Tampa, Florida, April 8–12.

Chavez, N., J. Galvan, S. M. Quiring, and T. W. Ford, 2014: Recent enhancements in the North American Soil Moisture Database (NASMD). American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 15–19.

Chen, L. and O. W. Frauenfeld, 2014: Impacts of land cover changes on climate over China. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 15–19.

Chen, L. and O. W. Frauenfeld, 2014: Surface Air Temperature Changes over the 20th and 21st Century in China Simulated by 20 CMIP5 Models. 2014 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Tampa, Florida, April 8–12.

Ford, T. W. and S. M. Quiring, 2014: In-situ soil moisture coupled with extreme temperatures: a study based on the Oklahoma mesonet. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 15–19.

Ford, T. and S. M. Quiring, 2014: Land Surface Impact on Convective Precipitation over the Southern Great Plains. 2014 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Tampa, Florida, April 8–12. [See: Awards]

Frauenfeld, O. W., 2014: Climate Drivers and Potential Feedbacks from Frozen Ground Variability in the Eurasian High Latitudes. Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science Seminar, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, March 27.

Frauenfeld, O. W. and L. Chen, 2014: Evaluation of CMIP5 Precipitation Variability in China over the 20th and 21st Centuries. 2014 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Tampa, Florida, April 8–12.

Frauenfeld, O. W. and T. W. Ford, 2014: Surface-Atmosphere moisture coupling in Eurasian frozen ground regions. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 15–19.

Hernandez, M., C. Ummenhofer, and K. Anchukaitis, 2014: Relationship of the South Asian Monsoon and Regional Drought with Distinct Equatorial Pacific SST Patterns on Interannual and Decadal Timescales. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 15–19.

Hernandez, M., C. Ummenhofer, and K. Anchukaitis, 2014: Links Between Regional Monsoon Circulation and Local Hydro-climate in Southeast Asia. 2014 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Tampa, Florida, April 8–12.

Quiring, S. M., T. W. Ford, and A. D. Rapp, 2014: Does rain fall preferentially over wet or dry soils? American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 15–19.

Roark, E. B., N. G., Prouty, A. J. Davies, A. Demopoulos, and Mienis, F., 2014: Using Water Column Characteristics to Better Understand the Cycling of Dissolved and Particulate Matter in Norfolk and Baltimore Canyons. 2014 Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii, February 23–28.

Teale, N. G. and S. M. Quiring, 2014: Hydrometeorological and climatological conditions associated with flash flooding in the Catskill Mountains, NY. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 15–19.

Xia, Y., M. Ek, Y. Wu, T. W. Ford, and S. M. Quiring, 2014: Evaluation of NLDAS-2 multi-model simulated soil moisture using the observations from North American Soil Moisture Dataset (NASMD). American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 15–19.

Yuan, S., 2014: Droughts over the U.S. Great Plains (1980–2012): A comparative study using different potential evapotranspiration module based PDSIs. 2014 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Tampa, Florida, April 8–12.

Yuan, S. and S. M. Quiring, 2014: Evaluation of soil moisture simulations in the CMIP5 models using satellite and in situ observations over CONUS. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 15–19.

Zhu, L., S. M. Quiring, and S. Guikema, 2014: A new method to estimate daily tropical cyclone precipitation from the GHCND rain gauges. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 15–19.

2013

Anchukaitis, K. J., M. Herzog, M. Hernandez, D. Martin-Benito, M. Gagen, A. N. LeGrande, C. Ummenhofer, B. Buckley, and E. R. Cook, 2013: Past Asian Monsoon circulation from multiple tree-ring proxies and models (Invited). American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 9–13.

Bleakney, S. A., N. G. Teale, A. Berger, H. Mahan, A. D. Rapp, O. W. Frauenfeld, S. M. Quiring, and E. B. Roark, 2013: Canopy Influence on Throughfall in a Transitional Cloud Forest. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 9–13.

Chen, L. and O. W. Frauenfeld, 2013: Evaluation of Historical and Projected Surface Air Temperature Simulations over China in CMIP5. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 9–13.

Chen, L., O. W. Frauenfeld, and T. Zhang, 2013: A Numerical Investigation of Thermal Dynamics of Permafrost in Northern Eurasia. 25th Conference on Climate Variability and Change of the American Meteorological Society, Austin, Texas, January 6–10.

Ford, T. W., 2013: Influence of remotely-sensed vegetation conditions as an input parameter on the VIC hydrologic model. 27th Conference on Hydrology of the American Meteorological Society, Austin, Texas, January 6–10.

Ford, T., E. S. Harris, and S. M. Quiring, 2013: Estimating root zone soil moisture using near-surface observations from SMOS. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 9–13.

Ford, T., S. Quiring, and C. O. Wulff, 2013: Assessment of Observed and Model-Derived Soil Moisture-Evaporative Fraction Interactions over the United States Southern Great Plains. 2013 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Los Angeles, California, April 9–13.

Frauenfeld, O. W. and L. Chen, 2013: An Evaluation of CMIP5 Precipitation Variability for China Relative to Observations and CMIP3. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 9–13.

Frauenfeld, O. W., L. Chen, and T. Zhang, 2013: Comparison of Heat Flux Estimates based on Observations and Modeling for the Eurasian High Latitudes. 2013 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Los Angeles, California, April 9–13.

Frauenfeld, O. W., L. Chen, and T. Zhang, 2013: The Contribution of Frozen Ground Changes in Eurasia to Arctic Amplification. 25th Conference on Climate Variability and Change of the American Meteorological Society, Austin, Texas, January 6–10.

Frauenfeld, O. W., T. Zhang, and L. Chen, 2013: Eurasian Permafrost and Seasonally Frozen Ground in a Changing Climate: Observed Impacts and Feedbacks. American Geophysical Union Meeting of the Americas, Cancun, Mexico, May 14–17.

Guilderson, T. P., M. D. Mccarthy, R. B. Dunbar, A. Englebrecht, and E. B. Roark, 2013: Mid-late Holocene North Pacific trade winds as inferred from deep-sea coral skeletal δ15N and δ13C biogeochemistry. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 9–13.

Harris, E. S. and T. W. Ford, 2013: Comparison of In-Situ and Satellite-Derived Soil Moisture Observations under Different Types of Land Use and Land Cover in Oklahoma. 27th Conference on Hydrology of the American Meteorological Society, Austin, Texas, January 6–10.

Hernandez, M., 2013: The Change of the North American Monsoon Seasonal Precipitation in the CCSM 4 under IPCC CO2 Emission Scenarios. 2013 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Los Angeles, California, April 9–13.

Hernandez Jr., M., J. Tribbia, and J. Caron, 2013: The Change of the North American Monsoon Seasonal Precipitation in the CCSMv4 under IPCC CO2 Emission Scenarios. 25th Conference on Climate Variability and Change of the American Meteorological Society, Austin, Texas, January 6–10.

Hernandez, M., C. Ummenhofer, and K. J. Anchukaitis, 2013: How to better link regional monsoon circulation to local hydroclimate for interpreting tree-ring chronologies in Southeast Asia. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 9–13.

Khong, A., J. K. Wang, S. M. Quiring, and T. Ford, 2013: Soil Moisture Variability in Iowa. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 9–13.

Khong, A., J. K. Wang, S. M. Quiring, and T. W. Ford, 2013: Temporal Analysis of Interannual Soil Moisture Variability in Iowa. 25th Conference on Climate Variability and Change of the American Meteorological Society, Austin, Texas, January 6–10.

Labosier, C., 2013: Air Mass and Synoptic Classification of Wildfire Activity in the Southeastern US. 2013 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Los Angeles, California, April 9–13.

Labosier, C. F. and T. W. Ford, 2013: Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Drought Persistence in the Southeastern United States. 27th Conference on Hydrology of the American Meteorological Society, Austin, Texas, January 6–10. [See: Awards]

Miller. G. R., A. DuMont, E. B. Roark, A. T. Cahill, and J. K. Brumbelow, 2013: Baseflow separation in a premontane transitional rainforest using stable isotope techniques. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 9–13.

Mohon, L. M., E. B. Roark, R. Guillemetter, N. Prouty, and S. Ross, 2013: Validating Annual Growth Bands of Deep Sea Corals from the Gulf of Mexico and Southeastern United States. 2013 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Los Angeles, California, April 9–13.

Peterson, A., A. D. Rapp, O. W. Frauenfeld, S. M. Quiring, and E. B. Roark, 2013: Characteristics of precipitating systems over Costa Rica using TRMM. 27th Conference on Hydrology of the American Meteorological Society, Austin, Texas, January 6–10.

Quiring, S. M., 2013: Lessons learned while building the North American Soil Moisture Database. Developing a Coordinated National Soil Moisture Network Workshop, NWS National Training Center, Kansas City, November.

Quiring, S. M., 2013: Modeling the impact of hurricanes on the power grid. Ocean Engineering Seminar Series, Texas A&M University, April.

Quiring, S. M., 2013: Does soil moisture influence climate? Department of Geography Seminar, Western Michigan University, March.

Quiring, S. M. and T. W. Ford, 2013: North American Soil Moisture Database. 4th NASA SMAP Cal/Val Workshop, Pasadena, CA, November.

Quiring, S. M. and T. W. Ford, 2013: Investigating Land-Atmosphere Interactions using the North American Soil Moisture (NASM) Database. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 9–13.

Quiring S. M. and T. W. Ford, 2013: Investigating Land-Atmosphere Interactions using the North American Soil Moisture (NASM) Database. 20th Conference on Applied Climatology of the American Meteorological Society, Austin, Texas, January 6–10.

Quiring, S., T. Ford, and A. Rapp, 2013: Investigating Land-Atmosphere Interactions using the North American Soil Moisture Database. Department of Geography Colloquium, College Station, Texas, September 19.

Quiring, S., T. Ford, and A. Rapp, 2013: Is precipitation more likely over dry soils? 2013 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Los Angeles, California, April 9–13.

Ruiz, M., 2013: Assessment of the Effect of Climate Change on Florida's Future Hurricane Event Risk. 25th Conference on Climate Variability and Change of the American Meteorological Society, Austin, Texas, January 6–10.

Shibley, N. C., N. G. Teale, E. R. Morris, S. M. Quiring, O. W. Frauenfeld, E. B. Roark, and A. D. Rapp, 2013: Characterizing Spatial Variability in Precipitation and Throughfall in a Tropical Pre-Montane Cloud Forest. 20th Conference on Applied Climatology of the American Meteorological Society, Austin, Texas, January 6–10.

Teale, N. G., H. Mahan, S. Bleakney, A. Berger, O. W. Frauenfeld, A. D. Rapp, S. M. Quiring, and E. B. Roark, 2013: Impacts of Vegetation and Precipitation on Throughfall Heterogeneity in a Tropical Pre-Montane Transitional Cloud Forest. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 9–13.

VanPlantinga, A., L. E. Hunt, D. Winning, J. Robertson, E. Stockert, E. B. Roark, and E. L. Grossman, 2013: Tracing Water Sources and Quantifying Evaporation in the Brazos River, Central Texas. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 9–13.

Wang, J. K., A. Khong, S. M. Quiring, and T. W. Ford, 2013: Spatial Variability of In Situ Soil Moisture in Iowa. 25th Conference on Climate Variability and Change of the American Meteorological Society, Austin, Texas, January 6–10.

Wang, J. K., S. M. Quiring, and T. Ford, 2013: Does rain fall preferentially over dry soils (or wet soils)? American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 9–13.

Wang, Y., 2013: Precipitation Contribution of Tropical Cyclone in the Caribbean. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 9–13.

Yuan, S., 2013: Impacts of soil moisture in different layers on soil moisture-evapotranspiration interactions over the U.S. Great Plains. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 9–13.

Yuan, S. and S. M. Quiring, 2013: Evaluation of Model Simulated Soil Moisture Using Long-term In Situ Data from Iowa. 27th Conference on Hydrology of the American Meteorological Society, Austin, Texas, January 6–10.

Zhang, T., O. W. Frauenfeld, and K. Wang, 2013: Permafrost Degradation and its Potential Carbon Feedbacks. American Geophysical Union Meeting of the Americas, Cancun, Mexico, 14–17 May.

Zhu, L., 2013: Diagnosing and forecasting seasonal Tropical Cyclone Precipitation (TCP) in Texas. 2013 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Los Angeles, California, April 9–13.

Zhu, L., S. M. Quiring, I. Guneralp, and W. G. Peacock, 2013: Trends in Tropical Cyclone Precipitation and Discharge in Watersheds near Houston, Texas. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 9–13.

2012

Chen, L., O. W. Frauenfeld, and T. Zhang, 2012: Simulation of Soil Temperature Distribution in Russia Based on the VIC Land Surface Model. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 3–7.

Ford, T., D. Gay, and C. M. B. Lehmann, 2012: Modeling Asian Soybean Rust Urediniospore Movement Into and Amid the Contiguous United States. 2012 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, New York, New York, February 24–28. [See: Awards]

Ford, T., and S. Quiring, 2012: Session H41B Poster 1165. The North American Soil Moisture Database. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 3–7.

Frauenfeld, O. W., L. Chen, and T. Zhang, 2012: Terrestrial Arctic Amplification Due to Changes in the Eurasian Soil Thermal Regime. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 3–7. [GeoSpace Article]

Frauenfeld, O. W., L. Chen, and T. Zhang, 2012: Observational Station-Based Frozen Ground Feedbacks in the Eurasian High Latitudes. Tenth International Conference on Permafrost, Salekhard, Russia, June 25–29.

Frauenfeld, O. W., L. Chen, and T. Zhang, 2012: Observed 1930–2000 Soil Heat Storage Changes in the Frozen Ground Regions of the Eurasian High Latitudes. 2012 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, New York, New York, February 24–28.

Hernandez, M., J. J. Tribbia, and J. Caron, 2012: The Change of the North American Monsoon Seasonal Precipitation in the CCSMv.4 under IPCC CO2 Emission Scenarios. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 3–7.

Hernandez, M., J. Tribbia, and J. Caron, 2012: Analysis of Present Day and Future Precipitation in the Southwestern United States. 2012 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, New York, New York, February 24–28.

Labosier, C., 2012: Analysis of Air Mass Frequencies and Precipitation in Birmingham, Alabama. 2012 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, New York, New York, February 24–28. [See: Awards]

Mohon, L. M., E. B. Roark, R. N. Guillemette, N. Prouty, and S. Ross, 2012: Validating Annual Growth Bands of Deep Sea Corals from the Gulf of Mexico and Southeastern United States. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 3–7.

Nateghi, R., S. M. Quiring, and S. D. Guikema, 2012: Increased Accuracy in Statistical Seasonal Hurricane Forecasting. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 3–7.

Quiring, S. M., 2012: Tempests and transformers: Modeling the impact of hurricanes on the power grid. University of Minnesota Department of Geography Coffee Hour, February 3.

Ruiz, M., 2012: Assessment of the Effect of Climate Change on Florida's Future Hurricane Event Risk. 2012 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, New York, New York, February 24–28.

Sauthoff, W., M. LaVigne, T. M. Hill, E. B. Roark, R. B. Dunbar, T. P. Guilderson, and H. J. Spero, 2012: Gulf of Alaska and California bamboo corals: Ba/Ca and Sr/Ca records. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 3–7.

Sohoulande, D. C.  V. P. Singh, and O. W. Frauenfeld, 2012: Seasonal Rainfall Variability and its Impact on Vegetation Dynamics in the Southwestern United States: An Outlook on Future Water Budget Issue. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 3–7.

Teale, N. G., N. C. Shibley, E. R. Morris, A. Peterson, S. M. Quiring, O. W. Frauenfeld, E. B. Roark, and A. D. Rapp, 2012: Microscale Throughfall and Precipitation Heterogeneity in a Transitional Cloud Forest. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 3–7.

Washington-Allen, R. A., E. H. Buckwalter, G. W. Moore, J. Burns, A. R. Dennis, O. Dodge, E. C. Guffin, E. R. Morris, R. P. Oien, G. Orozco, A. Peterson, N. G. Teale, N. C. Shibley, N. Tourtellotte, C. Houser, S. D. Brooks, J. K. Brumbelow, A. T. Cahill, O. W. Frauenfeld, E. Gonzalez, C. T. Hallmark, K. J. McInnes, G. R. Miller, C. Morgan, S. M. Quiring, A. D. Rapp, E. B. Roark, A. Delgado, J. P. Ackerson, and R. Arnott, 2012: Exploratory Water Budget Analysis of A Transitional Premontane Cloud Forest in Costa Rica Through Undergraduate Research. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 3–7.

Yuan, S., and S. M. Quiring, 2012: Evaluation of Soil Moisture Simulations Using In Situ Data from Iowa (1954 to 1990). American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 3–7.

Zhu, L., 2012: Scenario modeling for Tropical Cyclone-induced inland flooding in Houston, Texas. 2012 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, New York, New York, February 24–28.

2011

Frauenfeld, O. W. and T. Zhang, 2011: Observed Station-based 1956–2000 Soil Heat Flux Anomalies at 423 Sites Across the Eurasian High Latitudes. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 5–9.

Frauenfeld, O. W., T. Zhang, V. Razuvaev, A. Sherstyukov, K. Schaefer, and M. C. Serreze, 2011: Permafrost Degradation and Its Environmental Impacts in Siberia. 2011 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Seattle, WA, April 12–16.

Guikema, S. D., R. Nateghi, and S. M. Quiring, 2011: Climate change, hurricanes, and implications for the new energy economy. Second Conference on Weather, Climate, and the New Energy Economy, Seattle, Washington, January 22–27.

Houser, C., A. T. Cahill, S. Brooks, O. W. Frauenfeld, K. Lemmons, K. J. McInnes, G. Miller, G. W. Moore, S. Quiring, A. D. Rapp, E. B. Roark, G. W. Schade, C. Schumacher, M. Tjoelker, and R. A. Washington-Allen, 2011: Eco-Hydrology of a Tropical Montane Cloud Forest: A New REU Site Hosted by Texas A&M University. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 5–9.

Labosier, C., 2011: Hydroclimatic Characteristics of the Southeastern United States. 2011 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Seattle, WA, April 12–16.

Lafon, C. W. and S. M. Quiring, 2011: Relationships of fire occurrence to climatic moisture regimes in the contiguous U.S. 2011 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Seattle, WA, April 12–16.

Nateghi, R., S. D. Guikema, and S. M. Quiring, 2011: Estimating power outage duration in the event of hurricane landfalls in the U.S. Joint Statistical Meeting, Miami Beach, FL, July 30–August 4.

Nateghi, R., Quiring, S. M., Guikema, S. D., and A. Schumacher, 2011: Predicting Atlantic tropical cyclone activity. 9th Conference on Artificial Intelligence and its Application to the Environmental Sciences, Seattle, WA, January 22–27.

Quiring, S. M., 2011: Building A Drought Science Learning Community: Education and Engagement in an NSF CAREER Grant. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 5–9.

Quiring, S. M., 2011: Building the North American Soil Moisture (NASM) Database. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 5–9.

Quiring, S., T. Dippe, R. Nateghi, and S. D. Guikema, 2011: Modeling Variations in Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Activity. 2011 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Seattle, WA, April 12–16.

Schumacher, A. B. and S. M. Quiring, 2011: A methodology for incorporating hurricane forecast errors into decision-support systems for energy and utility companies. 65th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, Miami, FL, February 28–March 3.

Zhu, L., 2011: Climate Change and Tropical Cyclone precipitation of Texas in 1950–2010. 2011 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Seattle, WA, April 12–16.

2010

Frauenfeld, O. W., P. C. Knappenberger, and P. J. Michaels, 2010: Reconstructed Greenland melt extent for the past two and a quarter centuries. 2010 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Washington, D.C., April 14–18.

Quiring, S. M., 2010: A comparison of in situ, passive microwave, and model-derived snow water equivalent estimates in the North Great Plains. 2010 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Washington, D.C., April 14–18.

Quiring, S. M., Guikema, S. D., Nateghi, R., and A. Schumacher, 2010: Modeling future changes in Atlantic hurricane activity. 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change, Atlanta, GA, January 17–21.

2009

Frauenfeld, O. W. and T. Zhang, 2009: Relationship between Synoptic-Scale Atmospheric Variability and Frozen Ground in the Russian High Latitudes. 2009 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 22–27.

Meng, L. and S. M. Quiring, 2009: Examining the influence of spring soil moisture anomalies on summer precipitation in the U.S. Great Plains using the Community Atmosphere Model version 3 (CAM3). Symposium on Climate, Statistics, and Satellites, Texas A&M University, June.

Meng, L. and S. M. Quiring, 2009: Observational relationship between precedent soil moisture and summer precipitation in the U.S. Great Plains. Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Las Vegas, NV, March.

Meng, L. and S. M. Quiring, 2009: Influence of Niño sea-surface temperatures and soil moisture on summer precipitation in the U.S. Great Plains. 23rd Conference on Hydrology, Phoenix, AZ, January.

Quiring, S. M., 2009: Climate change: A Texas perspective. Geography Society, Blinn College, Bryan, TX, November.

Quiring, S. M., 2009: What causes drought? An examination of the role of land surface conditions. Water Management and Hydrological Sciences Seminar Series, Texas A&M University, November.

Quiring, S. M., 2009: Climate change, drought and agricultural adaptation: A Texas perspective. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Climate Change Adaptation Workshop, Winnipeg, MB, November.

Quiring, S. M., 2009: Modeling hurricane surface wind fields: Theoretical considerations and practical applications. Ocean Engineering Program Seminar Series, Texas A&M University, October.

Quiring, S. M., 2009: What causes drought? An examination of the role of land surface conditions. Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, April.

Quiring, S. M. and G. B. Goodrich, 2009: Comparing the nature and causes of the recent drought in the southwestern United States with the historic 1950s drought. Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in Science, Dallas, TX, October.

Quiring, S. M. and D. B. Kluver, 2009: Relationship between winter/spring snowfall and summer precipitation in the northern Great Plains of North America. Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Las Vegas, NV, March.

2008

Cox, W., Meng, L., Nordfelt, A., Khedun, P., Kincaid, J., and S. Quiring, 2008: Teleconnections and discharge characteristics for an artesian spring of the Edwards Aquifer: Comal Springs 1933–2007. Forecast: Climate Change Impacts on Texas Water, Austin, TX, April.

Frauenfeld, O. W., T. Zhang, and A. J. Etringer, 2008: Synoptic-scale Atmospheric Forcing of Frozen Ground in the Eurasian High Latitudes. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 15–19.

Frauenfeld, O. W., P. C. Knappenberger, and P. J. Michaels, 2008: A Reconstructed 1784–2007 Time Series of Greenland Melt Extent. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 15–19.

Frauenfeld, O. W. and T. Zhang, 2008: Potential Drivers of Changes in the Seasonally Frozen Ground Regions of the Russian Arctic. 104th Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Boston, Massachusetts, April 15–19.

Frauenfeld, O. W., T. Zhang, A. J. Etringer, R. G. Barry, and D. Gilichinsky, 2008: Historical Changes in the Seasonally Frozen Ground Regions of the Russian Arctic. Ninth International Conference on Permafrost, Fairbanks, Alaska, June 29–July 3.

Meng, L. and S. M. Quiring, 2008: Relationship between antecedent soil moisture and summer precipitation in the northern Great Plains. 2008 Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Boston, MA, April 15–19.

Meng, L. and S. M. Quiring, 2008: Examining the relationship between fall/spring soil moisture and summer precipitation in the northern Great Plains. Student Research Week, Texas A&M University, March.

Meng, L. and S. M. Quiring, 2008: Examining the relationship between fall/spring soil moisture and summer precipitation in the northern Great Plains. 22nd Conference on Hydrology, New Orleans, LA, January.

Nordfelt, A. and S. M. Quiring, 2008: Urban effects on precipitation in the Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) Metroplex. 2008 Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Boston, MA, April 15–19.

Nordfelt, A. and S. M. Quiring, 2008: Precipitation pattern changes in the Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) Metroplex as influenced by urban growth since 1900. Student Research Week, Texas A&M University, March. (*First place winner in student poster competition)

Nordfelt, A. and S. M. Quiring, 2008: The influence of urbanization on precipitation patterns in the Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) Metroplex since 1900. 20th Conference on Climate Variability and Change, New Orleans, LA, January.

Quiring, S. M. and G. B. Goodrich, 2008: Comparing the nature and causes of the recent drought in the southwestern United States with the historic 1950s drought. 2008 Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Boston, MA, April 15–19.

Quiring,S. M. and A. Nordfelt, 2008: Trends in the onset, severity and duration of the North American Monsoon (1918–2007). 20th Conference on Climate Variability and Change, New Orleans, LA, January.

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