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Winter Status Update: Southern California NIDIS meeting

January 25, 2016

Dr. David Pierce, Western Weather and Climate Expert, presents at the January NIDIS meeting hosted by CNAP

On January 22, 2016, CNAP hosted a Winter Status Update featuring presentations from key experts. Over 30 participants from city, local and state governments, universities, tribal, non-profit organizations, water districts and other research agencies attending this day-long update on issues relevant to the current water year. CNAP researcher Dr. Kelly Redmond opened the meeting with a regional winter weather and climate update. Dr. Mike Dettinger (USGS, CNAP) followed with a look at the current water storage including snowpack and reservoir information. After lunch CNAP affiliated researcher Dr. F. Martin Ralph discussed observations and forecasting of atmospheric river events. CNAP researcher Dr. Shraddhanand Shukla followed this with a look at multi-model precipitation forecasts. The El Niño/Southern Oscillation Forecast discussion by CNAP researcher Dr. David Pierce (pictured above) wrapped up the presentations. Lively discussions were held prior to and during lunch as well as before the closing of the meeting. To view presentations from this meeting please click here.


From → Climate, Meetings, NIDIS

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