Region 6 Transportation-Climate Summit

Hosted by the Southern Plains Transportation Center and the South Central Climate Science Center
Sept. 30, 2014, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
The National Weather Center, Norman, Oklahoma.



Gerald Miller, SPTC Associate Director, University of Oklahoma

8:30 - 9:00 a.m.



Overview of SPTC and SC-CSC Activities and Opportunities

Musharraf Zaman, SPTC Director and Renee McPherson, Director of Research for the South Central Climate Science Center

9 - 9:30 a.m.




Approaches to Asset Management and Adaptation to Climate Variability and Extreme Weather

Michael Meyer (Senior Advisor to Parsons Brinckerhoff)

9:30 - 10:15 a.m.



Regional Weather Variability and Weather Forecasting

Dr. Harold Brooks (NOAA National Severe Storm Laboratory)

10:45 - 11:30 a.m.



Climate Variability and Long-Term Trends in the Southern Great Plains 

Dr. Katharine Hayhoe (Texas Tech and SC-CSC)

1:15 - 2 p.m.



Big Data and Pavement Engineering in a Changing Climate

 Dr. Kelvin Wang (Oklahoma State University and Associate Director SPTC)