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USGS-USACE Joint Headquarters Meeting May 31, 2007

Climate Change and Water Resources
Joint Headquarters Meeting

May 31, 2007
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Room 3M60
USACE Headquarters, GAO Building
441 G. Street, NW
Washington, DC 20314

AGENDA

830

 

Meeting Objectives

 

Phil Turnipseed (USGS) 
Rolf Olsen (USACE) 

 

840

 

Introductions

 

 

 

850

 

USACE overview

 

Steve Stockton (USACE)

 

905

 

USGS climate change overview

 

Bob Hirsch (USGS)   

 

Hydrologic Extremes

 

 

 

925

 

History of drought  

 

Greg McCabe (USGS)

Presentation
(ppt, 1.87MB)

945

 

Trends and analysis of large rivers 

 

Chris Milly (USGS)  

Presentation
(ppt, 23MB)
(pdf, 2.7MB)

1015

 

The Pattern of Change in U.S. Streamflow

 

Harry Lins (USGS)

Presentation
(ppt, 645KB)

1040

 

Upper Mississippi Flow Frequency Study  

 

Rolf Olsen (USACE) 

Presentation
(ppt, 569KB)

1100

 

Flood frequency analysis  

 

Tim Cohn (USGS) 

Presentation
(ppt, 3.8MB)

1140

 

Discussion on interagency collaboration on climate change and water resources.

 

 

 

Regional Studies

 

 

 

1220

 

Trends in the timing of spring floods in the NE  

 

Julie Kiang (USGS) 

Presentation
(ppt, 5.0MB)

1240

 

Impacts of climate on streamflow in the West  

 

Earl Greene (USGS)

Presentation
(ppt, 7.0MB)

1300

 

Changing snowpack and water management  

 

Kate White (USACE)

Presentation
(ppt, 752KB)

Reservoir Operations

 

 

 

1320

 

Climate Change and Reservoir Operations in the West

 

Levi Brekke (USBR) 

Presentation
(ppt, 729KB)

1340

 

California reservoir rule curves and climate change

 

Stu Townsley (USACE)

Presentation
(ppt, 2.9MB)

1400

 

Discussion

 

 

 

Agency Perspectives

 

 

 

1425

 

NOAA Perspective on Climate Change 

 

Chet Koblinsky (NOAA Climate Program Office)

 

1455

 

NOAA Integrated Water Resources Services 

 

Gary Carter (NOAA-NWS)

Presentation
(ppt, 15.5MB)
(pdf, 1.6MB)

Presentation
(wmv, 9.2 MB)

1525

 

USBR Perspective on Climate Change

 

Curt Brown (USBR)

Presentation
(ppt, 3.46MB)

1555

 

Water Resources Management: Adapting to Uncertainty

 

Gene Stakhiv (USACE)

Presentation
(ppt, 2.7MB)

1620

 

Discussion and Next Steps

 

 

 

1700

 

Adjourn