2002 Annual

Joint Session 8: Surface/Atmosphere Interactions: Part I (Joint with 13th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations and 16th Conference on Hydrology)

Thursday, 17 January 2002: 8:30 AM-4:45 PM
Organizers:  Yongkang Xue, University of California and Randall D. Koster, NASA/GSFC
  8:30 AM
Biosphere-Atmosphere Interactions in Amazonia
Carlos A. Nobre, Brazilian Weather and Climate Forecasting Center, Cachoeira Paulista, Brazil

  9:00 AM
Interaction of natural and anthropogenic factors in Amazon rainfall
Raymond W. Arritt, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and T. -. C. Chen and K. J. St. Croix

  9:15 AM
The Local and Global Effects of Amazon Deforestation
David Werth, Duke University, Durham, NC; and R. Avissar

  9:30 AM
Human influences on the global climate system—The first order effect of landuse change and landscape dynamics
Roger A. Pielke Sr., Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and T. N. Chase, J. L. Eastman, and M. Coughenour

  10:00 AM
Modeling the impact of the Amazon deforestation in South American climate with the Eta/SSiB model
Clemente A. S. Tanajura, Laboratorio Nacional de Computacao Cientifica, Petropolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; and S. C. Chou and Y. Xue

  10:15 AM
Impact of Land-Use Management Practices in Florida on the Regional Climate of South Florida and the Everglades
Curtis H. Marshall Jr., Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and R. A. Pielke Sr., L. T. Steyaert, T. M. Cronin, D. A. Willard, J. W. Jones, T. J. Smith III, and J. R. Irons

Poster PDF (112.3 kB)
  10:30 AM
Influence of land use on the regional climate of southwest Australia
Deepak K. Ray, Foretsry and Natural Resources, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana; and U. S. Nair, R. M. Welch, W. Su, and T. Kikuchi

Poster PDF (103.9 kB)
  10:45 AM
Sensitivity of great floods to radiatively forced climate change
P. C. D. Milly, USGS, Princeton, NJ; and R. T. Wetherald, T. L. Delworth, and K. A. Dunne

  11:15 AM
Uncertainty analysis of California streamflow using multiple climate change scenarios
Norman L. Miller, Univ. of Calfornia, Berkeley National Lab., Berkeley, CA; and K. E. Bashford

Poster PDF (1.0 MB)
  11:30 AM
Effects of mesoscale terrain on climate change signal in the western U.S
Jinwon Kim, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

  11:45 AM
Summer Dryness and Greenhouse Warming: A Process Study for the Midwestern United States
Sonia I. Seneviratne, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland; and J. S. Pal, E. A. B. Eltahir, and C. Schär

Poster PDF (93.0 kB)
  12:00 PM
Simulating Carbon and Energy Exchanges over the Amazonia using a photosynthesis model within SSiB
Dev dutta S. Niyogi, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and Y. Xue, X. Zhan, and G. J. Collatz

Poster PDF (434.8 kB)
  12:15 PM
Climate, carbon and the boreal ecosystem
Forrest G. Hall, NASA/GSFC, Beltsville, MD; and A. K. Betts, S. Frolking, R. Brown, J. Chen, S. Halldin, D. P. Lettenmaier, and J. Schafer

  12:45 PM
Impact of remotely sensed land surface variables on simulations of energy
Stephen D. Prince, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and Y. Xue, J. S. Borak, S. O. Los, and A. C. Gleason

  1:00 PM
Improving the representation of arid regions of northern Africa and the Arabian peninsula in climate models by incorporating MODIS derived surface albedo
Elena Tsvetsinskaya, Boston University, Boston, MA; and C. Schaaf, F. Gao, A. Strahler, R. E. Dickinson, and X. Zeng

  1:15 PM
  1:45 PM
Improving the Representation of Snow Processes in Global Climate Models
Zong-Liang Yang, University of Texas, Austin, TX; and G. Y. Niu

  2:00 PM
Modeling Crop Growth Using Modified NCAR LSM 1.0
Guo-Yue Niu, University of Arizona, Tucson,, AZ; and Z. L. Yang

  2:15 PM
Coffee Break in Poster Session Room

  2:45 PM
Lunch Break

  4:15 PM
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall

  4:44 PM
Exhibit Hours 3:00–6:15 p.m.