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

Joint Session 5


Land-Atmosphere Interactions: Coupled Model Development, Data Assimilation, Predictability, and Process Studies (Joint with 18th Conference on Climate Variability and Change and 20th Conference on Hydrology)

 Cochairs: Randal D. Koster, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; Yongkang Xue, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA
J5.1Noah LSM surface layer formulations used in the operational mesoscale NAM (WRF-NMM) model  
M. Ek, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Suitland, MD; and K. Mitchell and G. Gayno
1:45 PMJ5.2Influence of land surface parametrizations on climate simulations at high latitudes  
Diana L. Verseghy, MSC, Toronto, ON, Canada; and P. A. Bartlett
2:00 PMJ5.3Testing a coupled biophysical/dynamic vegetation model (SSiB-4/TRIFFID) in different climate zones using satellite-derived and ground-measured data  
Yongkang Xue, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA; and H. Deng and P. M. Cox
2:15 PMJ5.4Recent results from the 12km North American land data assimilation system (NLDASE) project  extended abstract wrf recording
Brian A. Cosgrove, NASA/GSFC and SAIC, Greenbelt, MD; and C. J. Alonge
J5.5Impact of the new Noah Land Surface Model on the NCEP Climate Forecast System (CFS)  
Helin Wei, NOAA/NCEP/EMC, Camp Springs, MD; and C. Lu, K. E. Mitchell, and C. -. J. Meng
2:30 PMJ5.5AUsing GLDAS/LIS to derive global land climatology for the NOAA Climate Test Bed  
Jesse Meng, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Camp Springs, MD; and K. Mitchell and H. Wei
2:45 PMCoffee Break in Exhibit Hall  
3:15 PMJ5.6PILPS semi-arid experiment: preliminary results  extended abstract wrf recording
Luis A. Bastidas, Utah State Univ., Logan, UT; and E. Rosero and B. Nijssen
3:30 PMJ5.7(INVITED) Examination of the Bouchet-Morton complementarity relationship throughout a period of increasing irrigation  
Guido Salvucci, Boston University, Boston, MA; and M. Ozdogan
3:45 PMJ5.8Using observed spatial correlation structures of rainfall and temperature to improve the skill of subseasonal forecasts relying on land surface moisture initialization  
Randal D. Koster, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and M. J. Suarez
4:00 PMJ5.9(INVITED) Do Global Models Properly Represent the Feedback Between Land and Atmosphere?  
P. A. Dirmeyer, COLA, Calverton, MD; and Z. Guo and R. D. Koster
4:15 PMJ5.10Assessing the land-surface, boundary layer and cloud-field coupling in ERA-40  
Alan K. Betts, Atmospheric Research, Pittsford, VT; and P. Viterbo
4:30 PMJ5.11Impact of fine-scale landscape and soil-moisture variability in the initiation of deep convection  
Fei Chen, NCAR, Boulder, CO
4:45 PMJ5.12Influence of variations in low-level moisture and soil moisture on the organization of summer convective systems in the US Midwest  extended abstract wrf recording
Jimmy O. Adegoke, University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO; and S. Vezhapparambu, C. L. Castro, R. Pielke, and A. M. Carleton
5:00 PMJ5.13Evaluation of the impact of land surface heterogeneity representations on mesoscale fluxes  
Sujay V. Kumar, Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County/GEST, Greenbelt, MD; and C. D. Peters-Lidard, J. Eastman, Y. Tian, and P. R. Houser

Tuesday, 31 January 2006: 1:45 PM-5:45 PM, A313

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