85th AMS Annual Meeting

Joint Session 6: the water cycle in arid lands (Joint with 16th Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification and AMS Forum on Living with a Limited Water Supply)

Tuesday, 11 January 2005: 3:30 PM-5:30 PM
Chair:  John L. Wilson, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
  3:30 PM
Topographic and Ecosystem Controls on Soil Moisture Distribution in the SMEX04-NAME Transect Study, Northern Sonora, Mexico
Enrique R. Vivoni, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, NM; and H. A. Gutierrez, B. Brooks, C. A. Aragon, A. Rinehart, R. Wyckoff, C. J. Watts, J. C. Rodriguez, and T. J. Jackson

  3:45 PM
Seasonal strategies to enhance groundwater recharge in hyper-arid zones
David N. Yates, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and A. Mangoosh, M. AlMalki, and R. T. Bruintjes

  4:00 PM
Refinement of Numerical Modeling and technology of Global and Regional Water Cycle
Hiromasa Ueda, Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University, Uji City, Kyoto, Japan; and T. Yamagata, R. Ohba, H. Sakuma, S. Behera, M. Mujumdar, and A. Chakraborty


  4:15 PM
MM5 Simulations of Precipitation in the El Paso Del Norte
Karina Apodaca, Howard University, Washington, DC; and D. V. R. Morris

  4:45 PM
Influence of soil and vegetation on rainfall in coastal desert and mountainous area
Ryohji Ohba, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Fukahorimachi, Nagasaki, Japan; and H. Ueda, T. Adachi, T. Hara, R. W. A. Hutjes, H. W. Ter Maat, and B. Bisselink

  5:00 PM
Hydroclimatology of the North American Monsoon Region in Northwest Mexico
David J. Gochis, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and L. Brito-Castillo and W. J. Shuttleworth

  5:15 PM
Geostatistical Mapping of Mountain Precipitation Incorporating Auto-searched Effects of Terrain and Climatic Characteristics
Huade Guan, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, NM; and J. L. Wilson and O. Makhnin