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

Joint Session 15 Land Surface-Atmosphere Interactions III

Wednesday, 25 January 2012: 4:00 PM-5:30 PM
Room 350/351 (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
  4:00 PM
Modeling the Impact of Irrigation on Great Plains Precipitation
Keith J. Harding, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN; and P. K. Snyder
The Summer Precipitation Responses to Local Soil Moisture Anomaly As Simulated by the Community Atmosphere Model (CAM): A Study in North America

  5:00 PM
Toward Improving Precipitation Analysis Over North America Using An Atmospheric Regional Ensemble Prediction System
Christophe Lavaysse, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; and M. Carrera, M. K. Yau, B. Davison, N. Gagnon, S. Bélair, and M. Charron

  5:15 PM
The radiative forcing of fires; Global model estimates for past, present and future
Daniel Ward, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; and S. Kloster, N. Mahowald, B. Rogers, J. Randerson, and P. Hess