Joint Session 5 Land Use and Urban Impacts on Clouds and Precipitation

Thursday, 27 January 2011: 3:30 PM-5:00 PM
605/610 (Washington State Convention Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the 18th Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification; and the Third Symposium on Aerosol-Cloud-Climate Interactions )
Robert Bornstein, SJSU, Dept. of Meteorolgy, San Jose, CA and J. Marshall Shepherd, Univ. of Georgia, Geography-Atmospheric Sciences, Athens, GA

3:30 PM
(Invited Speaker) Impacts of land-cover change on clouds and precipitation
Roni Avissar, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Miami, FL; and R. Walko and D. Medvigy
4:30 PM
Direct and indirect effects of urban pollution and land-use change impacts: A comparison
Gustavo G. Carrio, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and W. R. Cotton
4:45 PM
An Examination of the Skin-level Urban Heat Island Effect Using Satellite Observations
Menglin S. Jin, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA; and M. J. Shepherd
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