92nd American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting (January 22-26, 2012)

Joint Poster Session 5 Land Surface-Atmosphere Interactions

Thursday, 26 January 2012: 9:45 AM-11:00 AM
Hall E (New Orleans Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 26th Conference on Hydrology; and the 24th Conference on Climate Variability and Change )
Cochairs:  Yongkang Xue, University of California and Randal D. Koster, NASA/GSFC
Revisiting GLACE: The Role of the Land Surface in Land-Atmosphere Coupling
Ruth E. Comer, United Kingdom Meteorological Office, Exeter, United Kingdom; and M. Best

Poster PDF (962.4 kB)

Land-Atmosphere Coupling Strength in EC-Earth Recent Past and Future Climate Simulations
Craig R. Ferguson, The University of Tokyo Institute of Industrial Science, Tokyo, Japan; and B. J. J. M. van den Hurk, R. Bintanja, and E. F. Wood

Quantifying the Effect of Land Use Change on Regional Climate Patterns in the Southwestern US
Kremena Darmenova, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Chantilly, VA; and D. Apling and G. Higgins

The Urban Influence on Heavy Precipitation Events in the Southeastern United States
Anna M. Trevino, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA; and R. V. Rohli

Vegetation Dynamics and Climate Variability in West Africa
Guoqiong Song, University of California, Los Angeles, CA; and Y. K. Xue

The Relationship Between Climate and the Mountain Pine Beetle in Colorado
Sarah Tessendorf, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and E. Robitschek, J. Mackaro, and D. Gochis

Precipitation Variation Associated with Urban Development of the Washington DC Metropolitan Region
Cassie A. Stearns, Howard University, Beltsville, MD; and E. Joseph

Poster 400 has been moved. New paper number J15.4A

Annual Land Cover Change Impacts on Mount Kilimanjaro
Jonathan G. Fairman Jr., Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and U. S. Nair and S. A. Christopher

The Impact of Soil Initialization and Land Use Land Cover on Subseasonal Forecasting in Northern and Central Mexico
Arturo I. Quintanar, Centro de Ciencias de la Atmosfera UNAM, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico; and B. Martinez-Lopez and J. Zavala-Hidalgo