Agenda and Presentations

Climate and Water Resource Forecasts for the 2004 Water Year
October 14, 2003
Kelso, Washington

PDF copies of the meeting's presentations are available for downloading. Please do not hesitate to contact the presenters directly with any questions.

Final agenda (pdf)

Participant list (pdf)

Time Presentation Title Presenter(s)
9:30 Welcome and introductions Dennis Lettenmaier, UW
9:40-10:15 Overview of the 2002-03 winter/spring and outlook for winter 2003-04 (pdf) Nate Mantua, UW
10:15-11:00 Seasonal outlooks for hydrology and water resources: Streamflow forecasts for the Columbia River and other major western U.S. river systems (pdf) Andy Wood, UW
11:00 Break  
11:15-11:45

New tools and resources for streamflow forecasting applications (pdf)

Alan Hamlet, UW
11:45-12:15 20th century trends in temperature, precipitation, and snow water equivalent (pdf) Nate Mantua, UW
12:15-1:15 Lunch  
1:15-2:00 Forecasting municipal reservoir storage for summer and fall 2003 (pdf) Richard Palmer, UW 
2:00-2:20 Sources of skill and error in long-range streamflow forecasts for the Columbia River basin: A comparison of the role of hydrologic state variables and winter climate forecasts (pdf) Alan Hamlet, UW
2:20-2:40 Wind and hydropower: the perfect fit or the perfect storm? An investigation of climate variability in the Northwest's key renewable energy resources (pdf) Pascal Storck, 3 TIER Environmental Forecast Group
2:40-3:00 Questions  
3:00 Meeting Adjourned  

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