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Peter J. Lamb Special Collection: Climate Variability and Its Impacts

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The Peter J. Lamb Symposium was held in January 2016 at the 96th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society in New Orleans, Louisiana. The symposium focused on Dr. Lamb’s research and extension legacy in regional climate diagnostics and dynamics, and seasonal forecasting as they relate to the climate system and economic development of Africa. Related, the January 2015 95th AMS Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, featured two oral sessions dedicated to his research on climate variability in precipitation processes, as part of the 27th Conference on Climate Variability and Change. Dr. Lamb passed away unexpectedly on May 28, 2014 at the age of 66, with much left to do. He was a mentor to many students and colleagues around the world.

This collection includes work presented at each event and also by others conducting closely related research and extension who could not be on hand to present. The collection will include contributions in climate diagnostics, climate modeling, ocean heat budgets, field measurements and monitoring for decision-making, seasonal forecasting, soil moisture budgets, climate early warning messaging, consultation and training workshops, and the societal impacts and applications. This includes work on the global atmosphere/ocean/earth system as it may relate to Africa and surrounding areas.

Collection organizers:
Randy Peppler, University of Oklahoma
Michael Richman, University of Oklahoma
Lance Leslie, University of Oklahoma
Aondover Tarhule, University of Oklahoma
Mouhamadou Issa Lélé, University of Oklahoma
Zewdu Segele, University of Oklahoma
Berrien Moore, University of Oklahoma
Rosalind Cornforth, University of Reading
Hassan Virji, Global Change System for Analysis, Research and Training (START)

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Rosalind Cornforth; Douglas J. Parker; Mariane Diop-Kane; Andreas H. Fink; Jean-Philippe Lafore; Arlene Laing; Ernest Afiesimama; Jim Caughey; Aida Diongue-Niang; Abdou Kassimou; Peter Lamb; Benjamin Lamptey; Zilore Mumba; Ifeanyi Nnodu; Jerome Omotosho; Steve Palmer; Patrick Parrish; Leon-Guy Razafindrakoto; Wassila Thiaw; Chris Thorncroft; Adrian Tompkins
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society
Rahul S. Todmal
Weather, Climate, and Society
Thomas Engel; Andreas H. Fink; Peter Knippertz; Gregor Pante; Jan Bliefernicht
Journal of Hydrometeorology
Robert A. Clark, III; Zachary L. Flamig; Humberto Vergara; Yang Hong; Jonathan J. Gourley; Daniel J. Mandl; Stuart Frye; Matthew Handy; Maria Patterson
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society
Lisa Hannak; Peter Knippertz; Andreas H. Fink; Anke Kniffka; Gregor Pante
Journal of Climate
Abdou L. Dieng; Saidou M. Sall; Laurence Eymard; Marion Leduc-Leballeur; Alban Lazar
Monthly Weather Review
Gang Zhang; Gang Zhang; Kerry H. Cook; Edward K. Vizy
Journal of Climate
Gang Zhang; Gang Zhang; Kerry H. Cook; Edward K. Vizy
Journal of Climate
Irenea L. Corporal-Lodangco; Lance M. Leslie; Peter J. Lamb
Journal of Climate
Mimi Stith; Alessandra Giannini; John del Corral; Susana Adamo; Alex de Sherbinin
Weather, Climate, and Society
Susan Stillman; Xubin Zeng; Michael G. Bosilovich
Journal of Hydrometeorology
Elinor R. Martin; Chris Thorncroft
Journal of Climate
Wassila M. Thiaw; Vadlamani B. Kumar
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society
M. Issa Lélé; Lance M. Leslie; Peter J. Lamb
Journal of Climate
Zewdu T. Segele; Michael B. Richman; Lance M. Leslie; Peter J. Lamb
Journal of Climate
John G. Dwyer; Michela Biasutti; Adam H. Sobel
Journal of Climate
Kerry H. Cook; Edward K. Vizy
Journal of Climate
Peter J. Lamb; Peter J. Lamb; Diane H. Portis; Abraham Zangvil
Journal of Hydrometeorology
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