83rd Annual

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)

Wednesday, 12 February 2003: 1:25 PM-5:29 PM
Organizer:  Richard G. Lawford, NOAA/Office of Global Programs
  1:25 PM
  1:40 PM
USGCRP and CCRI: Improved Management of the Science-Policy Interface (Invited Presentation)
Richard Moss, U.S. Global Change Research Program Office, Washington, DC

  1:55 PM
Contextual Considerations for the US Global Water Cycle Program (Invited Presentation)
Richard G. Lawford, NOAA/OAR, Silver Spring, MD; and S. Eden

  2:10 PM
NASA 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

  2:40 PM
NOAA Water Cycle Program (Invited Presentation)
Jin Huang, NOAA/Office of Global Programs, Silver Spring, MD; and R. Lawford

DOE water cycle activities (Invited Presentation)

  2:55 PM
Overview of water resources research issues pertaining to the Bureau of Reclamation (Invited Presentation)
Shannon E. Cunniff, Bureau of Reclamation, Washington, DC


  3:10 PM
A Strategy for Global Water Cycle Research
Paul R. Houser, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD

  3:25 PM
  3:40 PM
The water cycle across scales: An NCAR initiative
Roy Rasmussen, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. Hack, M. A. LeMone, M. Moncrieff, D. Parsons, K. Trenberth, T. Warner, and J. Wilson

Poster PDF (653.4 kB)
  3:55 PM
The U.S. Weather Research Program and its Contributions to Understanding the Variability of Water in Weather
Ward R. Seguin, NOAA/U.S. Weather Research Program Interagency Program Office, Silver Spring, MD; and J. E. Gaynor and R. Gall

Poster PDF (232.0 kB)
  4:10 PM
Opening Remarks by James Mahoney, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere (NOAA)

  4:15 PM
Questions and Discussions: Avissar, Moss, Lawford, Stephens, and Schlosser

  4:30 PM
Wanda R. Ferrell, DOE, Germantown, MD; and T. Cress

  4:45 PM
Oral 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.)

  5:00 PM
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall (Exhibit Hours 1:307:30 p.m.)