Observing and Understanding the Variability of Water in Weather and Climate

Session 3

 Weather and climate modeling of water in all its phases
 Organizer: Paul Dirmeyer, COLA, Calverton, MD
1:30 PM3.1Climate changes in the partitioning of water in convective storms: thermostat or iris? (Invited Presentation)  
Anthony D. DelGenio, NASA/GISS, New York, NY
2:00 PM3.2Improved Land Surface Initial Conditions for Seasonal Weather Forecasts  
Randal D. Koster, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and M. J. Suarez, M. Rodell, U. Jambor, P. Liu, R. Reichle, and P. Houser
2:15 PM3.3Predictability of Summertime North American Precipitation  
Prashant D. Sardeshmukh, NOAA/ERL/CDC, Boulder, CO; and G. P. Compo
2:30 PM3.4A proposed new metric for quantifying the climatic effects of human-caused alterations to the global water cycle  extended abstract
Roger A. Pielke Sr., Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and T. N. Chase
2:45 PM3.5Model-based estimates of moisture cycling over the US and globe  extended abstract
David A. Salstein, AER, Lexington, MA; and R. D. Rosen and H. Kanamaru
3:00 PMCoffee Break  
3:30 PM3.6The effects of microscale and mesoscale landscape heterogeneity on weather and climate (Invited Presentation)  
Roni Avissar, Duke University, Durham, NC; and C. P. Weaver, R. R. Silva, S. Baidya Roy, and D. Werth
4:00 PM3.7Sequences of Precipitation and Organized Convection: Dynamics and Parameterization  extended abstract
Mitchell W. Moncrieff, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and C. Liu
4:15 PM3.8The Water Cycle and Precipitation Recycling during the 1993 United States Flood  extended abstract
Michael G. Bosilovich, NASA/GMAO, Greenbelt, MD; and L. Takacs, S. Schubert, and G. K. Walker
4:30 PM3.9An investigation of the sensitivity of model predictions of precipitation to vertical grid spacing  extended abstract
Keeley R. Costigan, LANL, Los Alamos, NM
4:45 PM3.10Intercomparison of global reanalyses and regional simulations of cold season water budgets in the western U.S  
L. Ruby Leung, PNNL, Richland, WA; and Y. Qian, J. Han, and J. O. Roads
5:00 PMOral Briefings: 12 Minute Presentation Summarizing Posters in Session P2 (Please note that the Formal Viewing Time for these posters will be on Thursday, 13 February at 9:45 a.m.)  

Tuesday, 11 February 2003: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM

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