The Influence of Changes in Farming Practices, Vegetation, and Land Use on Climate Adaptation, Mitigation, and Ecosystem and Socioeconomic Services II

Monday, 15 December 2014: 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Chairs:  K. Kritee, Environmental Defense Fund, International Climate, Boulder, CO, United States, Lyndon D Estes, Princeton Univ, Princeton, NJ, United States, David A Lutz, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, United States and Joe Rudek, Environmental Defense Fund New York, New York, NY, United States
Primary Conveners:  K. Kritee, Environmental Defense Fund, International Climate, Boulder, CO, United States
Co-conveners:  Lyndon D Estes, Princeton Univ, Princeton, NJ, United States and David A Lutz, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Kelly K Caylor, Princeton Univ-E-Quad, Princeton, NJ, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

4:00 PM
Quantifying the Climate Regulation Values of Ecosystems Globally
Kristina J Anderson-Teixeira, Smithsonian Institution, Front Royal, VA, United States, Evan H DeLucia, Energy Biosciences Institute, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, United States, Peter K Snyder, U of MN-Soil, Water & Climate, St. Paul, MN, United States, David LeBauer, Energy Biosciences Institute, Urbana, IL, United States and Stephen Long, University of Illinois, Department of Plant Biology and Crop Sciences, Urbana, IL, United States
4:10 PM
Can comprehensive climate impact assessment of terrestrial ecosystems be included in Life Cycle Assessment to support policy decisions?
Ryan M. Bright, Francesco Cherubini and Anders Hammer Strømman, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Energy and Process Engineering, Industrial Ecology Program, Trondheim, Norway
4:20 PM
Land-use Change and Biophysical Accounting in Forest Carbon Projects
Robert B Jackson, Stanford University, School of Earth Sciences, Stanford, CA, United States
4:30 PM
Climate benefits of changes in agricultural practices in the context of heat wave mitigation
Edouard Davin1, Sonia I Seneviratne1, Philippe Ciais2, Albert Olioso3 and Tao Wang4, (1)ETH Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, (2)CEA Saclay DSM / LSCE, Gif sur Yvette, France, (3)INRA Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Avignon Cedex 09, France, (4)Institut Pierre Simon Laplace, Paris, France
4:40 PM
Land Grabbing and the Commodification of Agricultural Land in Africa
Paolo D'Odorico, Univ Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, United States and Maria Cristina Rulli, Politecnico di Milano, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Milano, 20133, Italy
4:50 PM
Dryland Deforestation in the Tropics: Cross-national Patterns
Thomas K Rudel, Rutgers University New Brunswick, New Brunswick, NJ, United States
5:00 PM
Are Maize Yields Robust to Climate Change? An Analysis at Regional and Micro Scales in Kenya
Frank Davenport IV and Chris C Funk, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, United States
5:10 PM
Reducing GHG emissions in rice systems: Opportunities and challenges
Bruce Linquist, University of California Davis, Davis, CA, United States
5:20 PM
Social-environmental trade-offs for Systems of Rice Intensification in S. India
Alfred Gathorne-Hardy1, D Narasimha Reddy2, Venkatanarayana Motkuri2 and Barbara Harriss-White1, (1)University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom, (2)National Institute of Rural Development, Hyderabad, India
5:30 PM
Guidance for Large-scale Implementation of Alternate Wetting and Drying: A Biophysical Suitability Assessment
Bjoern Ole Sander1, Reiner Wassmann1, Andrew Nelson1, Leo Palao1, Eva Wollenberg2 and Manabu Ishitani3, (1)International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Los Banos, Philippines, (2)Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security program (CCAFS), Copenhagen, Denmark, (3)International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Cali, Colombia
5:40 PM
DNDC Model Calibration, Validation and Quantification of Structural Uncertainty to Support Rice Methane Offset Protocols
William Salas, Applied Geosolutions, LLC, Durham, NH, United States, Mark J Ducey, University of New Hampshire (UNH), Department of Natural Resources & Environment, Durham, NH, United States and Changsheng Li, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, United States
5:50 PM
Using the DayCent Ecosystem Model to Predict Methane Emissions from Wetland Rice Production in Support for Mitigation Efforts
Stephen M Ogle1, William J Parton2, Kun Cheng3 and Genxing Pan3, (1)Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, United States, (2)Colorado State Univ, Fort Collins, CO, United States, (3)Institute of Resource, Ecosystem and Environment of Agricultural,Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing, China