87th AMS Annual Meeting

Session 4: Land-Atmosphere Interactions 1

Wednesday, 17 January 2007: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
213A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Organizers:  Deborah K. Nykanen, Minnesota State University; Hatim Sharif, Univ. of Texas and Andrea N. Hahmann, NCAR
  1:30 PM
Launching Phase II of NLDAS: Adding a Seasonal Prediction Component and 25-year Land Reanalysis
Youlong Xia, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and K. Mitchell, E. F. Wood, D. P. Lettenmaier, L. Luo, A. Wood, H. Wei, B. A. Cosgrove, C. Peters-Lidard, J. Schaake, and P. J. Restrepo

  1:45 PM
  2:00 PM
Sensitivity of Land Surface Model Simulations to Atmospheric Forcing and Other Factors
Matthew Rodell, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and H. Kato, A. Sheffield, and B. F. Zaitchik

  2:15 PM
  2:30 PM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

  4:00 PM
Impact of canopy resistance formulation on the long-term evolution of soil moisture and evaporation
Anil Kumar, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and F. Chen, D. Niyogi, K. Manning, M. Ek, and K. Mitchell

Surface roughness parameterization in the NCEP operational WRF-NMM (mesoscale model)

  4:30 PM
  5:00 PM
Influences of urbanization on precipitation and water resources in the metropolitan Beijing area
Chao-lin Zhang, Institute of Urban Meteorology, China Meteorological Administration, Beijing, China; and F. Chen, S. G. Miao, Q. C. Li, and C. Y. Xuan

  5:15 PM
The impact of soil moisture on the formation of the African Easterly Jet
Man-li Wu, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and S. D. Schubert, O. Reale, M. J. Suarez, R. Koster, and P. Pegion