The Effects of Anthropogenic Land-Use and Land-Cover Change on Local to Global Climate: Forcings and Feedbacks from the Past to the Future II

Tuesday, 16 December 2014: 10:20 AM-12:20 PM
Chairs:  Alan V Di Vittorio1, Michael Joseph Puma2, Andrew D Jones1 and Yoshihide Wada3, (1)Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, United States(2)Columbia University of New York, Palisades, NY, United States(3)Utrecht University, Utrecht, 3584, Netherlands
Primary Conveners:  Alan V Di Vittorio, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Berkeley, CA, United States
Co-conveners:  Michael Joseph Puma, Columbia University of New York, Palisades, NY, United States, Andrew D Jones, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, United States and Yoshihide Wada, Utrecht University, Utrecht, 3584, Netherlands
OSPA Liaisons:  Michael Joseph Puma, Columbia University of New York, Palisades, NY, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

10:20 AM
Recent and Future Anthropogenic Land-Cover Change in the United States and Its Impact on Climate Forcing
Benjamin M Sleeter1, Jinxun Liu1, Zhiliang Zhu2, Christopher A Barnes3 and Jason Sherba1, (1)U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, CA, United States, (2)USGS, Reston, VA, United States, (3)U.S. Geological Survey, EROS, Sioux Falls, SD, United States
10:35 AM
Mechanisms Linking Land Use and Regional Climate Changes in West Africa
Guiling Wang1, Kazi F Ahmed1, Miao Yu1, Zhenming JI2 and Jeremy S Pal3, (1)University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, United States, (2)Loyola Marymount University, Department of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science, Los Angeles, CA, United States, (3)Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA, United States
10:50 AM
Hydrological Consequences of Deforestation and Forest Degradation in the Amazon Agricultural Frontier
Michael Thomas Coe1, Marcia Macedo2, Divino Vicente Silverio3, Prajjwal K Panday2 and Paulo M Brando4, (1)The Woods Hole Research Center, Falmouth, MA, United States, (2)Woods Hole Research Center, Falmouth, MA, United States, (3)UNB University of Brasilia, Brasília, Brazil, (4)Carnegie Institution for Science, Washington, DC, United States
11:05 AM
Future Deforestation in the Amazon and Consequences for South American Climate
Abigail L. S. Swann, University of Washington, Atmospheric Sciences, Seattle, WA, United States, Marcos Longo, EMBRAPA Brazilian Agricultural Research Corportation, Campinas, Brazil, Ryan G Knox, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, United States, Eunjee Lee, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States and Paul R Moorcroft, Harvard Univ, Cambridge, MA, United States
11:20 AM
Impact of Forests on Local Temperature Based on Satellite Observations
Yan Li1, Maosheng Zhao2, Safa Motesharrei2, Qiaozhen Mu3, Eugenia Kalnay2 and Li Shuangcheng1, (1)Peking University, Beijing, China, (2)University of Maryland, College Park, MD, United States, (3)Univ of Montana-NTSG, Greenbelt, MD, United States
11:35 AM
The Effects of Anthropogenic Land Cover Change on Global and Regional Climate in the Preindustrial Holocene: A Review
Jed O Kaplan, University of Lausanne, Institute of Earth Surface Dynamics, Lausanne, Switzerland
11:50 AM
Are We Capturing the True Impacts of Anthropogenic Land Cover Forcings in ESMs?
Johannes J Feddema, University of Kansas, Geography, Lawrence, KS, United States
12:05 PM
Advancing Our Understanding of the Impacts of Historic and Projected Land Use in the Earth System: The Land Use Model Intercomparison Project (LUMIP)
David M Lawrence, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States, George C Hurtt, University of Maryland College Park, College Park, MD, United States, Victor Brovkin, MPI for Meteorology, Hamburg, Germany, Katherine V Calvin, Joint Global Change Research Institute, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, College Park, MD, United States, Nathalie de Noblet-Ducoudre, Institut Pierre Simon Laplace, Paris, France, Chris Jones, Met Office Hadley Centre, Exeter, United Kingdom, Julia Pongratz, Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg, Germany, Sonia I Seneviratne, ETH Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland and Elena Shevliakova, Princeton Environmental Institute, Princeton, NJ, United States