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All registrants for the AMS Annual Meeting are invited to attend the Changnon Symposium.  A banquet lunch to honor Stanley A. Changnon will be held on 4 February.  The Changnon banquet ticket is not included in the conference registration package and must be purchased separately.  We encourage you to purchase tickets when preregistering since only a limited number will be available onsite.

Abstract Modification Paper Program Deadline:
15 November 2013

Final Extended Abstract Deadline:
6 March 2014

An abstract fee of $95 (payable by credit card or purchase order) is charged at the time of submission (refundable only if abstract is not accepted).

Authors of accepted presentations will be notified via e-mail by late-September 2013.

All abstracts, extended abstracts and presentations will be available on the AMS Web site at no cost.

 

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Stanley A. Changnon Symposium

Program: Conferences, Symposia, and Town Halls
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Tuesday, 4 February, 8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.; Room C112

Call for Papers

The theme for the 2014 AMS Annual Meeting is “Extreme Weather—Climate and the Built Environment: New perspectives, opportunities, and tools.”. Herein, we broadly define weather and climate extreme events to include, but not be limited to, severe storms, tornados, tropical cyclones, floods, winter storms, drought, temperature extremes, derechos, aircraft turbulence, wildfires, extreme solar activity, and ocean-land responses (e.g. storm surges, landslides, debris flows). Our society is a “built environment,” increasingly connected by cyber, energy, water, transportation, health, social, and other infrastructures—one that interacts with the natural environment through ecosystem functions supplied by wetlands, barrier islands, etc. The sustainability of this built environment and stewardship of our natural ecosystems are clearly related to quality of life. The theme is designed to explore the aforementioned “focal point” combining scientific inquiry, technological advances, societal implications, and public awareness through the lens of past, current, and future extreme weather and climate events.

The Symposium will honor Stanley Changnons distinguished contributions to applied climatology, including urban impact on weather and climate, impacts of climate on society, and the climatology of various insurance-sensitives phenomena across the United States.  Other areas of interest include climate change, physical and societal impacts of climate, and weather and climate extremes. 

The Symposium oral presentations would be a series of invited papers on the work that Changnon was involved in throughout his outstanding career, both before and after retirement.  The posters will consist of both solicited and invited.

For additional information please contact the program chairperson(s), Eileen Shea, NOAA/Pacific Fisheries Science Center, (828) 450-5416, eileen.shea@noaa.gov; or the program co-chair Dr. Tim Brown, Desert Research Institute, (775) 674-7090, tim.brown@dri.edu. (2/13)