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PCIC Scientists Presenting at CMOS Congress 2011

Representatives from PCIC will be presenting at CMOS Congress 2011: Ocean, Atmosphere and the Changing Pacific June 5-9, 2011 at the Victoria Conference Centre. Hosted by the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, this five-day conference features sessions in fields ranging from weather, climate and atmospheric sciences, to oceanography and biogeochemistry.

PCIC staff will be making the following presentations during this event:

June 6

  • Francis Zwiers presents "The IPCC 5th Assessment Report" in the Sidney Room at 11:00 am.

  • Trevor Murdock presents "Projections of Climate Change Extremes in British Columbia" in the View Royal Room at 11:00 am.

June 8

  • Rajesh Shrestha presents "Climate Change Impacts in the British Columbia Watersheds: Comparison of GCM-downscaled and Hydrologic Model Simulated Outputs with RCM Outputs" in the Oak Bay 1 Room at 11:30 am.

  • Markus Schnorbus presents "Hydrologic Impacts of Climate Change in Select Watersheds of British Columbia, Canada" in the Oak Bay 1 Room at 2:00 pm.

  • Derek van der Kamp presents "Future Projections of Fire Weather Severity in Southeastern British Columbia Using Statistical Downscaling" in the Oak Bay 1 Room at 2:30 pm.

  • Stephen Sobie presents the poster "Climate Change in the Atlin-Taku Region of Northern British Columbia" in Carson Hall at 3:30 pm.

June 9

  • Francis Zwiers presents "Quantification of Uncertainty in High Resolution Temperature Scenarios for North America" in the Oak Bay 1 Room at 10:30 am.

  • Trevor Murdock presents "Regional Climate Model Results in Pacific North America and the Northern Columbia Basin" in the Oak Bay 1 Room at 11:00 am.

  • Francis Zwiers presents "On the Role of Statisticians and the Study of Predictability" in the Saanich 1 Room at 1:30 pm.

  • Arelia Werner presents "BCSD Downscaled Transient Climate Projections for Eight Select GCMs over British Columbia, Canada" in Oak Bay 1 Room at 2:00 pm.

  • Gerd Bürger presents "Validating the Downscaling of Climdex Extremes for Multiple Methods" in the Oak Bay 1 Room at 2:15 pm.

  • Gerd Bürger presents "No Validation, But Consistency" in the Oak Bay 1 Room at 4:30 pm.

For more information, including a complete schedule, visit the CMOS 2011 website.