18th Conference on Climate Variability and Change
20th Conference on Hydrology

Joint Session 3


Land-Atmosphere Interactions: Land Data, Land Cover, and Land Use Studies (Joint with 18th Conference on Climate Variability and Change and 20th Conference on Hydrology)

 Cochairs: Yongkang Xue, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA; Randal D. Koster, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD
J3.1Observed vegetation-climate feedbacks in the United States  extended abstract
Michael Notaro, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and Z. Liu and J. W. Williams
8:30 AMJ3.2(INVITED) Land-atmosphere interactions on North American basins estimated from North American Regional Reanalysis products  
Ernesto Hugo Berbery, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD; and Y. Luo, K. E. Mitchell, and A. K. Betts
8:45 AMJ3.3State of the ground: Climatology and changes during the past 65 years over Northern Eurasia for snow cover, dry, wet, and frozen ground conditions  
Pavel Ya. Groisman, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and R. W. Knight, V. N. Razuvaev, O. N. Bulygina, and T. R. Karl
9:00 AMJ3.4The seasonal evolution of the diurnal variation of the low-level winds around the Gulf of California. Is there a link to vegetation green-up during the wet season?  extended abstract wrf recording
Michael W. Douglas, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and J. F. Mejia, J. M. Galvez, R. Orozco, and J. Murillo
9:15 AMJ3.5The climate sensitivity of land cover change and its thermodynamic characterization  
Axel Kleidon, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD
9:30 AMFormal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break  
10:45 AMJ3.6Deforestation and dry season rainfall in northern Mesoamerica: Implications for forest sustainability  extended abstract wrf recording
Ronald M. Welch, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and D. K. Ray, R. O. Lawton, and U. S. Nair
11:00 AMJ3.7How important is land cover change for simulating future climates?  
Johannes Feddema, Univ. of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; and L. O. Mearns, K. Oleson, G. Bonan, L. Buja, G. Meehl, and W. M. Washington
11:15 AMJ3.8The influence of vegetation on the global climate: an analysis of teleconnection processes using a coupled atmosphere-biosphere model  
Peter K. Snyder, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL
J3.9Climate scenario of the 21st century with interactive coupling between a land use model and a GCM  
Aurore Voldoire, CNRM, Toulouse, France; and J. F. Royer
11:30 AMJ3.9APotential impacts of aerosol-land-atmosphere interaction on the Indian  
Dev Niyogi, Purdue University and Indiana State Climate Office, West Lafayette, IN; and H. I. Chang, L. Gu, S. Menon, and R. A. Pielke
11:45 AMJ3.10Impact of land-use and land-cover changes on mineral dust emission in Central and East Asia  
Kremena Darmenova, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and I. N. Sokolik

Tuesday, 31 January 2006: 8:30 AM-12:30 PM, A314

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