83rd Annual

Session 1: State of the Science: The Role of the Carbon Cycle in the Earth System

Monday, 10 February 2003: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Organizers:  Lisa Dilling, NOAA/OAR and Tony J. Busalacchi, ESSIC, University of Maryland
  9:00 AM
Carbon-Climate interaction as a first-order source of uncertainty in future climate
Scott Denning, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

  10:00 AM
Tradeoffs 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 AM
Data assimilation for carbon cycle studies
David Schimel, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and K. A. Hibbard and D. Baker

  10:30 AM
The changing carbon cycle: contribution from climate variability
Ning Zeng, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and R. Murtugudde and J. Christian

  11:00 AM
Long-term changes in atmospheric carbon dioxide
Francisco P. Chavez, MBARI, Moss Landing, CA; and S. C. Wofsy

  11:15 AM
The 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

  11:30 AM
Coffee Break in Poster Session Room