14th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations

Session 1

 State of the Science: The Role of the Carbon Cycle in the Earth System
 Organizers: Lisa Dilling, NOAA/OAR, Silver Springs, MD; Tony J. Busalacchi, ESSIC, University of Maryland
9:00 AM1.1Carbon-Climate interaction as a first-order source of uncertainty in future climate  
Scott Denning, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
9:30 AM1.2Atmospheric observations of the carbon cycle and the North American Carbon Program  
Pieter P. Tans, NOAA/CMDL, Boulder, CO
9:45 AM1.3The North American Carbon Program and AmeriFlux: Understanding carbon sources and sinks at multiple scales  
Beverly E. Law, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
10:00 AM1.4Tradeoffs between measurement accuracy and cost, vertical and horizontal sampling density, and signal strength and variability in an expanded CO2 observing network  
Britton Stephens, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and D. Schimel, D. Baker, R. Dargaville, S. Aulenbach, J. Oxelson, D. Brown, and C. S. I. Participants
10:15 AMCoffee Break in Poster Session Room  
10:45 AM1.5Data assimilation for carbon cycle studies  
David Schimel, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and K. A. Hibbard and D. Baker
11:00 AM1.6The changing carbon cycle: contribution from climate variability  
Ning Zeng, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and R. Murtugudde and J. Christian
11:15 AM1.7Toward a Comprehensive Carbon Budget for North America: Potential Applications of Adjoint Methods with Diverse Datasets  
Arlyn Andrews, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD
11:30 AM1.8Long-term changes in atmospheric carbon dioxide  
Francisco P. Chavez, MBARI, Moss Landing, CA; and S. C. Wofsy
11:45 AM1.9The role of the equatorial Pacific on interannual and interdecadal variations of ocean-atmosphere CO2 fluxes  
Richard A. Feely, NOAA/ERL/PMEL, Seattle, WA; and F. Chai, F. Chavez, M. J. McPhaden, and R. Wanninkhof

Monday, 10 February 2003: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

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