Observing and Understanding the Variability of Water in Weather and Climate
17TH Conference on Hydrology
14th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations

Joint Session 7

 U. S. Global Change Research Program water cycle initiative (Joint with the Symposium on Observing and Understanding the Variability of Water in Weather and Climate and the 14th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variation and the 17th Conference on Hydrology)
 Organizer: Richard G. Lawford, NOAA/Office of Global Programs, Silver Spring, MD
1:25 PMOpening Remarks by James Mahoney, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere (NOAA)  
1:30 PMJ7.1An overview of global water cycle scientific issues (Invited Presentation)  
Roni Avissar, Duke University, Durham, NC
1:45 PMJ7.2USGCRP and CCRI: Improved Management of the Science-Policy Interface (Invited Presentation)  
Richard Moss, U.S. Global Change Research Program Office, Washington, DC
2:00 PMJ7.3Contextual Considerations for the US Global Water Cycle Program (Invited Presentation)  
Richard G. Lawford, NOAA/OAR, Silver Spring, MD; and S. Eden
2:15 PMJ7.4NASA plans for a Water- and Energy-cycle Resarch (WatER) Initiative to Advance Global Water Cycle Science and Prediction (Invited Presentation)  
C. Adam Schlosser, Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County and NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and R. L. Bras
2:30 PMJ7.5Water Cycle Research at the National Science Foundation (Invited Presentation)  
Pamela L. Stephens, NSF, Arlington, VA
2:45 PMQuestions and Discussions: Avissar, Moss, Lawford, Stephens, and Schlosser  
3:00 PMCoffee Break in Exhibit Hall (Exhibit Hours 1:307:30 p.m.)  
3:30 PMJ7.6NOAA Water Cycle Program (Invited Presentation)  
Jin Huang, NOAA/Office of Global Programs, Silver Spring, MD; and R. Lawford
J7.7DOE water cycle activities (Invited Presentation)  
Wanda R. Ferrell, DOE, Germantown, MD
Wanda R. Ferrell, DOE, Germantown, MD; and T. Cress
3:59 PMJ7.8Overview of water resources research issues pertaining to the Bureau of Reclamation (Invited Presentation)  
Shannon E. Cunniff, Bureau of Reclamation, Washington, DC
4:14 PMJ7.9A Strategy for Global Water Cycle Research  
Paul R. Houser, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD
4:29 PMJ7.10The U.S. Global Water Cycle Initiative and its Interface with the Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment (GEWEX) (Invited Presentation)  
Soroosh Sorooshian, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and P. Try and M. P. L. Whitaker
4:44 PMJ7.11The water cycle across scales: An NCAR initiative  extended abstract
Roy Rasmussen, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. Hack, M. A. LeMone, M. Moncrieff, D. Parsons, K. Trenberth, T. Warner, and J. Wilson
4:59 PMJ7.12The U.S. Weather Research Program and its Contributions to Understanding the Variability of Water in Weather  extended abstract
Ward R. Seguin, NOAA/U.S. Weather Research Program Interagency Program Office, Silver Spring, MD; and J. E. Gaynor and R. Gall
5:14 PMOral Briefings: 12 Minute Presentation Summarizing Posters in Session JP4 (Please note that the Formal Viewing Time for these posters will be on Thursday, 13 February at 9:45 a.m.)  

Wednesday, 12 February 2003: 1:25 PM-5:29 PM

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