83rd Annual

Session 1: SMEX and SMACEX 2002: Soil Moisture and Soil Moisture-Atmosphere Coupling

Monday, 10 February 2003: 9:00 AM-11:45 AM
Organizer:  Christa D. Peters-Lidard, NASA/GSFC
  9:00 AM
Ground-based soil moisture observations within AMSR-E footprints during SMEX02
J. S. Famiglietti, University of California, Irvine, CA; and A. A. Berg, D. Ryu, S. L. Holl, K. -. W. Seo, R. Bindlish, M. Cosh, and T. J. Jackson

  9:15 AM
An Overview of the Soil-Moisture-Atmospheric-Coupling-Experiment (SMACEX) in Central Iowa
W. P. Kustas, USDA/ARS, Beltsville, MD; and J. H. Prueger, J. L. Hatfield, J. I. MacPherson, M. Wolde, C. M. U. Neale, W. E. Eichinger, D. I. Cooper, J. M. Norman, and M. C. Anderson

Poster PDF (1.5 MB)
  9:30 AM
Aircraft and Tower-Measured Fluxes Over Rapidly Growing Corn and Soybean Crops in Central Iowa
J. I. MacPherson, Institute for Aerospace Research, National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada; and M. Wolde, W. P. Kustas, and J. H. Prueger

Poster PDF (274.7 kB)
  9:45 AM
High Resolution Lidar Evaporative Fluxes Over Corn and Soybean Crops in Central Iowa During SMACEX
W.E. Eichinger, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA; and J. Nichols, D. I. Cooper, L. E. Hipps, W. P. Kustas, C. M. U. Neale, and J. H. Prueger

Poster PDF (2.3 MB)
  10:00 AM
Spatial Variability of Turbulent Fluxes Across a Corn/Soybean Production Region in Central Iowa
John H. Prueger, USDA, Ames, IA; and W. P. Kustas, L. E. Hipps, J. L. Hatfield, A. Cahill, C. A. Williams, J. D. Albertson, W. E. Eichinger, D. I. Cooper, N. Brunsell, and R. Gillies

Poster PDF (124.3 kB)
  10:15 AM
Spatially Distributed Fluxes Obtained with High-Resolution Remote Sensing During SMACEX in Central Iowa
Christopher M. U. Neale, Utah State University, Logan, UT; and W. P. Kustas, J. H. Prueger, and L. E. Hipps

  10:30 AM
Comparison of aircraft- and tower-measured fluxes acquired during SMACEX with predictions from a regional atmosphere-land exchange model
Martha C. Anderson, UW-Madison, Madison, WI; and J. M. Norman, W. P. Kustas, J. H. Prueger, C. M. U. Neale, J. I. MacPherson, J. R. Mecikalski, and G. R. Diak

Poster PDF (300.2 kB)
Impact of soil moisture on boundary-layer cloud development

  11:15 AM
Coffee Break in poster session room

  11:00 AM
Introductory Remarks

  11:45 AM