2002 Annual

Joint Session 1: land-atmosphere interactions: Part I (Joint with the 16th Conference on Hydrology and the 13th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations)

Monday, 14 January 2002: 9:30 AM-4:58 PM
Organizer:  Dag Lohmann, NOAA/NWS/NCEP
  9:30 AM
Reducing near-surface cool/moist biases over snowpack and early spring wet soils in NCEP Eta model forecasts via land surface model upgrades
Kenneth E. Mitchell, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, Camp Springs, MD; and M. B. Ek, D. Lohmann, V. Koren, J. Schaake, Q. Duan, P. Grunmann, G. Gayno, Y. Lin, E. Rogers, D. Tarpley, and C. Peters-Lidard

Poster PDF (575.6 kB)
  9:45 AM
Regional spectral model simulation for Brazil with soil moisture correction
Shyh-Chin Chen, Univ. of California, San Diego, CA; and J. O. Roads

Poster PDF (107.1 kB)
  10:00 AM
Evaluation of LDAS land surface models with observed forcing and hydrology
Lifeng Luo, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ; and A. Robock, K. E. Mitchell, P. R. Houser, J. C. Schaake, E. F. Wood, D. P. Lettenmaier, R. T. Pinker, and D. Tarpley

  10:15 AM
Evaluation of streamflow and snowpack simulations in the land surface models of the Land Data Assimilation System (LDAS) Project
Dag Lohmann, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, Camp Springs, MD; and K. E. Mitchell, P. R. Houser, J. C. Schaake, E. F. Wood, D. Tarpley, R. W. Higgins, R. T. Pinker, A. Robock, D. P. Lettenmaier, B. Cosgrove, Q. Duan, J. Sheffield, and L. Luo

  10:30 AM
Forcing a global, offline land surface modeling system with observation-based fields
Matthew Rodell, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and P. R. Houser, U. Jambor, J. Gottschalck, J. Radakovich, K. Arsenault, C. -. J. Meng, and K. E. Mitchell

Poster PDF (3.6 MB)
  10:45 AM
GCM Simulation of the Large-scale North American Monsoon including Water Vapor Tracer Diagnostics
Michael G. Bosilovich, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and G. K. Walker, S. D. Schubert, and Y. Sud

Influence of land use on the regional climate of southwest Australia

  11:00 AM
Land-Atmosphere Interactions at the Norman Mesonet Site
Jeffrey B. Basara, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and K. C. Crawford

  11:15 AM
Land-atmosphere feedback across eastern Oklahoma following the MCS events of August 1994
Derek S. Arndt, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and K. C. Crawford

Poster PDF (189.9 kB)
  11:30 AM
The Impact of Oklahoma’s Winter Wheat Crop on the Mesoscale Environment
Renee A. McPherson, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

Poster PDF (2.8 MB)
  11:45 AM
Spatial and temporal correlations among Oklahoma Mesonet and OASIS surface-layer measurements
Jerald A. Brotzge, CAPS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and S. J. Richardson

A Multiple-Layer Canopy Model: Solving the Exchanges Between Size-Structured Vegetation and Atmosphere

  12:15 PM
Impact of land use/land cover change on U. S. climate
Somnath Baidyaroy, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; and C. P. Weaver and S. W. Pacala

  12:30 PM
Impact of remotely sensed leaf area index on a Global Land Data Assimilation System
Jon C. Gottschalck, Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County and NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and P. R. Houser and X. Zeng

Poster PDF (119.2 kB)
  12:45 PM
Hydrological Land Surface Response in a Tropical and a Midlatitudinal Regime
Dev dutta S. Niyogi, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and Y. Xue and S. Raman

Poster PDF (49.4 kB)
  1:00 PM
The Role of Vegetation in the Mountainous Regions of the Central Himalayas
Osman Yildiz, Penn State Univ., University Park, PA; and A. P. Barros

Poster PDF (39.2 kB)
  1:15 PM
The impact of hydrological processes before and after a bushfire in a watershed in southeastern Australia
Milton S. Speer, Bureau of Meteorology, Sydney, NSW, Australia; and L. M. Leslie, S. Liu, R. P. Morison, and L. Qi

  1:30 PM
A New Method for Estimating Evaporation from Large Reservoirs
Edgar L Andreas, U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, Hanover, NH; and S. F. Daly, G. G. Koenig, and M. E. Nelson

  2:00 PM
Southern Iceland discharge and regional climate-North Atlantic atmospheric circulation relationships 1973–1992
Glenn R. McGregor, Univ. of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom; and D. M. Lawler and I. D. Phillips

  2:15 PM
An evaluation of downscaling predicted precipitation in a coupled modeling system
Keeley R. Costigan, LANL, Los Alamos, NM; and C. D. Tomkins, E. P. Springer, C. L. Winter, J. R. Stalker, and D. L. Langley

Poster PDF (209.0 kB)
  2:30 PM
Coffee Break in Poster Session Room

  3:00 PM
Lunch Break

  4:30 PM
Coffee Break in the Poster Session Room