Land-Use and Land-Cover Change: Detecting, Modeling, and Its Effects on Water, Energy, and Biogeochemical Dynamics at Various Temporal and Spatial Scales I

Wednesday, 17 December 2014: 1:40 PM-3:40 PM
Chairs:  Qianlai Zhuang, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, United States and David W Kicklighter, MBL, The Ecosystems Center, Woods Hole, MA, United States
Primary Conveners:  Xiaoliang Lu, Marine biological lab, Woods hole, MA, United States
Co-conveners:  Yaling Liu, Purdue Univ, West Lafayette, IN, United States and Qing Zhu, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Min Chen, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

1:40 PM
Policy Shifted the Functional Relations of Coupled Human and Natural Systems on the Mongolian Plateau
Jiquan Chen, Michigan State University, Geography, East Lansing, MI, United States
1:55 PM
Cross-scale interactions in barrier island land cover change
Julie Zinnert, Sheri A Shiflett, Spencer Bissett, Benjamin Dows, Paul Manley, Stephen Michael Via and Donald Young, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, United States
2:10 PM
Global Urbanization Modeling Supported by Remote Sensing
Yuyu Zhou1, Steven Smith1, Kaiguang Zhao2, Marc Lee Imhoff3, Allison M Thomson4, Ben P Bond-Lamberty4 and Christopher Elvidge5, (1)Joint Global Change Research Institute, College Park, MD, United States, (2)Ohio State University Main Campus, Columbus, OH, United States, (3)Pacific Northwest National Lab, College Park, MD, United States, (4)Joint Global Change Research Institute, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, College Park, MD, United States, (5)NOAA Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States
2:25 PM
Land-Use/Land Cover Change as Driver of Earth System Dynamics: past progress, future priorities, and new data and models for advancing the science
George C Hurtt1, David M Lawrence2, Victor Brovkin3, Katherine V Calvin4, Louise P Chini1, Justin Fisk1, Steve E Frolking5, Chris Jones6, Nathalie de Noblet-Ducoudre7, Julia Pongratz3, Sonia I Seneviratne8 and Elena Shevliakova9, (1)University of Maryland, College Park, MD, United States, (2)National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States, (3)Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg, Germany, (4)Joint Global Change Research Institute, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, College Park, MD, United States, (5)Univ New Hampshire, Durham, NH, United States, (6)Met Office Hadley Centre, Exeter, United Kingdom, (7)Institut Pierre Simon Laplace, Paris, France, (8)ETH Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, (9)GFDL-Princeton University Cooperative Institute for Climate Science, Princeton, NJ, United States
2:40 PM
Spatially-Explicit Estimates of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Fire and Land-Use Change in the Brazilian Cerrado
Gillian L Galford, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, United States, Stephanie Anne Spera, Brown University, Providence, RI, United States, Michael Thomas Coe, The Woods Hole Research Center, Falmouth, MA, United States and Ciniro Costa Jr., CENA Center for Nuclear Energy in Agriculture, Piracicaba, Brazil
2:55 PM
Land-Use Impacts on the Terrestrial Carbon Cycle: An Integrative Tool for Resource Assessment and Planning
Benjamin M Sleeter1, Jinxun Liu1, Zhiliang Zhu2 and Todd J Hawbaker3, (1)U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, CA, United States, (2)USGS, Reston, VA, United States, (3)US Geological Survey, Lakewood, CO, United States
3:10 PM
Calculating Change in Global Urbanization Using Nighttime Lights
Benjamin Peter Stewart, Katie L. McWilliams and Mark Roberts, World Bank, Washington, DC, United States
3:25 PM
Assessing Links Between Water and Carbon Storage in Indonesian Peatlands Using Data from the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment
Erin Swails1, John T Reager2, James Tremper Randerson3, James S Famiglietti3, Deborah Lawrence1 and Kailiang Yu1, (1)University of Virginia Main Campus, Charlottesville, VA, United States, (2)NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States, (3)University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA, United States
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