Global Forest Dynamics and Interactions with a Changing Climate III

Friday, 19 December 2014: 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Chairs:  Abigail L. S. Swann1, David D Breshears2, Scott C Stark3 and Scott R Saleska2, (1)University of Washington, Atmospheric Sciences, Seattle, WA, United States(2)University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, United States(3)Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, United States
Primary Conveners:  Kristina J Anderson-Teixeira, Smithsonian Institution, Front Royal, VA, United States
Co-conveners:  Sean McMahon, SERC, Edgewater, MD, United States, Matteo Detto, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, LaVerne, CA, United States and Scott C Stark, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Scott C Stark, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

4:00 PM
Could Ecosystem Change over Amazonia Influence Climate over North America?
Rong Fu, University of Texas at Austin, Geological Sciences, Austin, TX, United States, Paola andrea Arias Gomez, Universidad de Antioquia, Escuela Ambiental,, Medellín, Colombia and Hui Wang, NOAA, Ellicott City, MD, United States
4:15 PM
The spectrum of natural forest disturbances and the Amazon forest carbon balance
Fernando D.B. Espirito-Santo1, Manuel Gloor2, Michael Maier Keller3, Yadvinder Malhi4, Sassan S Saatchi1, Bruce W Nelson5, Raimundo Cosme Oliveira Junior6, Cleuton Pereira6, Jon Lloyd7, Steve E Frolking8, Michael W Palace9, Yosio E Shimabukuro10, Valdete Duarte10, Abel Mendoza11, Gabriela Lopez-Gonzalez2, Tim R. Baker2, Ted Feldpausch2, Gregory Paul Asner12, Doreen Boyd13 and Oliver L. Phillips14, (1)NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States, (2)University of Leeds, Geography Department, Leeds, United Kingdom, (3)Usda Forest Service C/o Gisel, Campinas, Brazil, (4)University of Oxford, School of Geography and the Environment, Oxford, United Kingdom, (5)INPA National Institute of Amazonian Research, Manaus, Brazil, (6)Researcher, Santarem, Brazil, (7)Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom, (8)Univ New Hampshire, Durham, NH, United States, (9)Complex System Research Center, Durham, NH, United States, (10)INPE National Institute for Space Research, Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil, (11)Jardin Botanico de Missouri, Oxapampa, Peru, (12)Carnegie Institution for Science, Washington, DC, United States, (13)University of Nottingham, UK, Nottingham, United Kingdom, (14)University of Leeds, School of Geography, Leeds, United Kingdom
4:30 PM
Model and Inventory Perspectives on the Role of Forests in the Global Carbon Cycle: Results from the Multi-scale Synthesis and Terrestrial Model Intercomparison Project (MsTMIP)
Daniel J Hayes1, Guangsheng Chen1, Jiafu Mao1, Richard Birdsey2, Yude Pan3, Deborah N Huntzinger4, Christopher R Schwalm4, Anna M Michalak5, Yaxing Wei1, Robert B Cook1, Kevin M Schaefer6, Andrew R Jacobson7, Muhammad Altaf Arain8, Philippe Ciais9, Joshua B Fisher10, Maoyi Huang11, Suo Huang8, Atul Jain12, Huimin Lei11, Chaoqun Lu13, Fabienne Maignan9, Nicholas Parazoo14, Changhui Peng15, Shushi Peng9, Benjamin Poulter16, Daniel M Ricciuto1, Xiaoying Shi1, Hanqin Tian13, Ning Zeng17 and Fang Zhao18, (1)Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, United States, (2)USDA Forest Service Northern Research Statiuon, Newtown Square, PA, United States, (3)USDA Forest Service, Vallejo, CA, United States, (4)Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, United States, (5)Stanford University, Stanford, CA, United States, (6)University of Colorado, National Snow and Ice Data Center, Boulder, CO, United States, (7)University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States, (8)McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada, (9)CEA Saclay DSM / LSCE, Gif sur Yvette, France, (10)Jet Propulsion Lab, Pasadena, CA, United States, (11)Pacific NW Nat'l Lab-Atmos Sci, Richland, WA, United States, (12)University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL, United States, (13)Auburn University at Montgomery, Auburn, AL, United States, (14)NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, United States, (15)University of Quebec at Montreal UQAM, Montreal, QC, Canada, (16)Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, United States, (17)Univ Maryland, College Park, MD, United States, (18)University of Maryland, College Park, MD, United States
4:45 PM
Stress Related Changes In Photosynthetic Activity In The Amazon Rainforest
Celio Helder Resende de Sousa1, Thomas Hilker1, Forrest G Hall2, Yhasmin Mendes Moura3 and Erick McAdam1, (1)Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, United States, (2)NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Biospheric Sciences, Greenbelt, MD, United States, (3)INPE National Institute for Space Research, Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil
5:00 PM
Fine-Scale Relief in the Amazon Drives Large Scale Ecohydrological Processes
Antonio Donato Nobre, INPA National Institute of Amazonian Research, Manaus, Brazil; INPE National Institute for Space Research, Center for Earth System Science, Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil, Adriana Cuartas, Cemaden, Hydrology, São José dos Campos SP, Brazil, Martin Hodnett, retired, London, United Kingdom and Scott R Saleska, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, United States
5:15 PM
The role of transpiration on the hydrological cycle
Jung-Eun Lee, Brown University, Providence, RI, United States
5:30 PM
Inter-hemispheric eco-climatic connections in the Americas: A possible influence of a longer dry season over the Amazon forests on the North American monsoon
Paola Andrea Arias1,2, Rong Fu3, Carolina Vera4 and Maisa Rojas2, (1)Universidad de Antioquia, Escuela Ambiental, Grupo de Ingeniería y Gestión Ambiental (GIGA), Medellín, Colombia, (2)Universidad de Chile, Departamento de Geofísica, Santiago, Chile, (3)Jackson School of Geosciences, Austin, TX, United States, (4)University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
5:45 PM
Local to regional scale energy balance consequences of widespread mortality in piñon-juniper woodlands
Marcy E Litvak1, Daniel J Krofcheck1, Laura Morillas1, Timothy W Hilton2 and Andrew M Fox3, (1)University of New Mexico Main Campus, Albuquerque, NM, United States, (2)University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, United States, (3)NEON, Boulder, CO, United States
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