Observing and Understanding the Variability of Water in Weather and Climate
17TH Conference on Hydrology

Joint Session 8

 Role of vegetation and land cover/land use in the water cycle (Joint with the Symposium on Observing and Understanding the Variability of Water in Weather and Climate and the 17th Conference on Hydrology)
 Organizer: Roger Pielke, Sr., Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
8:30 AMJ8.1Observing and deriving land cover properties and vegetation dynamics for use in weather and climate models (Invited Presentation)  extended abstract
Mark A. Friedl, Boston University, Boston, MA; and X. Zhang and E. Tsvetsinskaya
9:00 AMJ8.2Land use and seasonal green vegetation cover of the Conterminous USA for use in numerical weather models  extended abstract
Kevin P. Gallo, NOAA/NESDIS and EROS Data Center, Sioux Falls, SD; and T. Owen and B. Reed
9:15 AMJ8.3An evaluation of using real-time, satellite-derived vegetation fraction in the Eta model  extended abstract
David J. Stensrud, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and N. P. Kurkowski and M. E. Baldwin
9:30 AMOral Briefings: 12 Minute Presentation Summarizing Posters in Session JP5  
9:45 AMFormal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break  
11:00 AMJ8.4Role Of The Vegetation In Climate And Hydrological Cycle (Invited Presentation)  
Pavel Kabat, Wageningen University, Wageningen, Netherlands
11:30 AMJ8.5Impact of Deforestation on Precipitation  
Somnath Baidya Roy, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; and S. W. Pacala and C. P. Weaver
11:45 AMJ8.6The impact of fractional vegetation cover and leaf area index on warm season precipitation variability in global ensemble simulations  extended abstract
Michael Barlage, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and X. Zeng
12:00 PMJ8.7Representation of the effects sub-grid scale topography and landuse on the simulation of surface climate and hydrology  
Filippo Giorgi, Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy; and J. Pal, R. Francisco, and A. Hildebrant

Thursday, 13 February 2003: 8:30 AM-12:15 PM

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