Advances in Understanding Land-Atmosphere Interactions II

Monday, 15 December 2014: 10:20 AM-12:20 PM
Chairs:  Steven M Quiring, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, United States and Joseph A Santanello, NASA, Alexandria, VA, United States
Primary Conveners:  Steven M Quiring, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, United States
Co-conveners:  Trent Ford, Texas A&M University, Geography, College Station, TX, United States, Joseph A Santanello, NASA, Alexandria, VA, United States and Michael B Ek, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, College Park, MD, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Steven M Quiring, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

10:20 AM

Strengthening of Mega-Heatwaves Driven By Soil Desiccation and Atmospheric Heat Build-up

Diego G Miralles, Free University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium, Ryan Teuling, Hydrology Quant. Water Mgnt, Wageningen, Netherlands, Chiel Van Heerwaarden, Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg, Germany and Jordi Vila-Guerau Arellano, Wageningen University, Wageningen, Netherlands
10:40 AM
Observational Evidence for Coupling Between Soil Moisture and Temperature Extremes Across Climate Regimes from the U.S. Soil Climate Analysis Network (SCAN)
Justin Sheffield, Princeton Univ, Princeton, NJ, United States and Ruolan Xu, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States
11:00 AM
Physical Processes Shaping Sahelian Heat Waves: Analysis Of Selected Case Studies
Françoise Guichard1, Jessica Barbier1, Dominique Bouniol1, Fleur Couvreux1, Olivier Geoffroy1, Romain Roehrig1, Mireille Tomasini1, Crystele Leauthaud2 and Laurent Kergoat3, (1)CNRM (CNRS and Météo-France), Toulouse, France, (2)HSM (Hydrosciences Montpellier), Montpellier, France, (3)GET Géosciences Environnement Toulouse, Toulouse, France
11:20 AM
On the ability of surface model to reproduce Soil moisture dependencies over West Africa: The ALMIP experiments
Jean-Martial Cohard1, Aaron Anthony Boone2, Bernard Cappelaere3, Jerome Demarty3, Sylvie Galle4, Grippa Manuela5, Françoise Guichard6, Laurent Kergoat5, Fabienne Lohou7, Ossenatou Mamadou8, Christophe Peugeot3, Luc Séguis3 and Josiane Seghieri3, (1)Université de Grenoble - LTHE, Grenoble, France, (2)Météo-France Toulouse, Toulouse Cedex 01, France, (3)IRD Hydrosciences, Montpellier, France, (4)IRD, Grenoble Cedex, France, (5)GET Géosciences Environnement Toulouse, Toulouse, France, (6)CNRM, Toulouse, France, (7)Laboratoire d'Aérologie - Observatoire Midi Pyrénées, Toulouse, France, (8)université abomey Calavi, Cotonou, Benin
11:40 AM
Empirical evidence of contrasting feedbacks between remotely sensed soil moisture and gauge-based precipitation in arid vs. humid areas of the United States
Samuel E Tuttle and Guido Salvucci, Boston University, Earth and Environment, Boston, MA, United States
12:00 PM
Land-atmosphere interactions in a changing climate: An overview of the GLACE-CMIP5 experiment
Sonia I Seneviratne1, Micah Wilhelm1, Tanja Stanelle1, Bart van den Hurk2, Stefan Hagemann3, Alexis M Berg4,5, Frederique Cheruy6, Matthew Higgins7, Ruth Lorenz8, Arndt Meier9, Victor Brovkin3, Martin Claussen3, Agnes Ducharne10, Jean-Louis Dufresne6, Kirsten Lynn Findell11, Josefine Ghattas10, David M Lawrence7, Sergey Malyshev11, Andrew John Pitman8, Markku Rummukainen9 and Benjamin Smith12, (1)ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, (2)Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute, De Bilt, Netherlands, (3)MPI for Meteorology, Hamburg, Germany, (4)Rutgers University New Brunswick, New Brunswick, NJ, United States, (5)Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, Princeton, NJ, United States, (6)Laboratoire de Météorologie Dynamique Palaiseau, Palaiseau Cedex, France, (7)National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States, (8)University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, (9)Centre for Environmental and Climate Research, Lund University, Lund, Sweden, (10)Laboratoire Sisyphe/IPSL, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France, (11)GFDL, Princeton, NJ, United States, (12)Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
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