87th AMS Annual Meeting

Joint Session 1: Impacts of Terrestrial Changes on Weather and Climate (Joint with 21st Conference on Hydrology and Climate Aspects of Hydrometeorology)

Tuesday, 16 January 2007: 8:30 AM-12:00 PM
214A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Organizers:  Christa Peters-Lidard, NASA/GSFC; Ana P. Barros, Duke Univ. and Paul R. Houser, George Mason Univ./Center for Research on Environment and Water
  8:30 AM
Linking Water, Carbon and Nitrogen Cycles (INVITED)
Elisabeth A. Holland, NCAR, Boulder, CO

  9:00 AM
Hydrological impacts of deforestation in small catchments in Brazilian Amazonian
Ralph Trancoso, National Institute for Research in Amaz˘nia, Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil; and J. Tomasella, R. D. C. D. Silva, M. T. F. Monteiro, D. A. Rodriguez, and L. A. Cuartas

  9:15 AM
The Sensitivity of North American Warm Season Precipitation to Vegetation and Groundwater Dynamics
Xiao-Yan Jiang, Univ. of Texas, Austin, 78712, TX; and G. Y. Niu and Z. L. Yang

  9:30 AM
The Southwest Australian Bunny Fence Experiment
Udaysankar S. Nair, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and T. J. Lyons, J. Hacker, R. M. Welch, R. A. Pielke Sr., S. Asefi, and Y. Wu

  9:45 AM
Coffee Break with Formal Poster Viewing

  11:00 AM
The impact of current and future urban land use on coastal convective precipitation
J. Marshall Shepherd, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA; and M. Manyin and D. Messen

  11:15 AM
  11:30 AM
Impacts of northern lakes on local seasonal climate
Zhenxia Long, Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, NS, Canada; and W. A. Perrie, J. R. Gyakum, R. Laprise, and D. Caya

  11:45 AM
A Numerical Study of the Hydrometeorological Dryline in Northwest India during the Monsoon
Sen Chiao, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL; and A. P. Barros