Climate Change in Mountains: Elevational Dependency and Diverse Impacts II Posters

Tuesday, 16 December 2014: 1:40 PM-6:00 PM
Chairs:  Gregory B Greenwood, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland and Natalie M Kehrwald, University of Venice, Venice, Italy
Primary Conveners:  Natalie M Kehrwald, University of Venice, Venice, Italy
Co-conveners:  Gregory B Greenwood, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland and Imtiaz Rangwala, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Carlo Barbante, University of Venice, Venice, Italy

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

Fens As Ecohydrologic Gauges of Climate Change in California
Judith Z Drexler, Lorraine E Flint, Alan L Flint and Donna L Knifong, USGS California Water Science Center Sacramento, Sacramento, CA, United States
The Influence of El Niño and La Niña on Winter Climate Conditions at 138 Ski Resorts in Western North America
Michael Josef Pidwirny and Alexandra Mei Turney, Univ of British Columbia, Kelowna, BC, Canada
Microbial Succession in Glacial Foreland Soils of the Canadian Subarctic
Sina Kazemi, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada and Brian D Lanoil, University of Alberta, Biological Sciences, Edmonton, AB, Canada
Spatiotemporal Characteristics of Altitudinal Lapse Rate of Temperature in Mainland China
Yue Li1, Zhenzhong Zeng1, Lin Zhao2 and Shilong Piao1, (1)Peking University, Beijing, China, (2)Wuhan University, Wuhan, China
Hydrological Trends in a High Alpine Watershed in Rocky Mountain National Park
Claire E Moore1, Rosemary Records1, Aaron Pina2, Isaac D Medina1 and Grace Lloyd Miner1, (1)Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, United States, (2)Colorado State University Department of Atmospheric Science, Fort Collins, CO, United States
Simulating expected elevation dependent warming (EDW) mechanisms in a dynamically-downscaled perturbed physics climate model ensemble over the Himalayan region
Nathan Daniel Forsythe1, Stephen Blenkinsop2, Hayley J Fowler2, Richard Betts3 and Tamara Janes3, (1)Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1, United Kingdom, (2)Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom, (3)Met Office Hadley Centre, Exeter, United Kingdom
Investigating the Hydrogeologic Controls on Memory and Feedbacks to Climate Change in Mountain Groundwater Systems: An Integrated Modeling Approach
Katherine H. Markovich1, Graham E Fogg1 and Reed M Maxwell2, (1)University of California Davis, Davis, CA, United States, (2)Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO, United States
Climate Change Effect and Natural Variability of Spring Precipitation, Snowfall, Snowmelt and Peak Runoff Timings over the Alps
Matteo Zampieri, Organization Not Listed, Washington, DC, United States, Enrico Scoccimarro, INGV National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology, Forli, Italy and Silvio Gualdi, INGV National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology, Rome, Italy
Sustained Increases in Lower Tropospheric Subsidence over the Central Tropical North Pacific Drives a Decline in High Elevation Precipitation in Hawai‘i.
Ryan J Longman, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, United States, Henry F Diaz, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, United States and Thomas W Giambelluca, Univ Hawaii Manoa, Honolulu, HI, United States
Summer Precipitation Patterns Alter Soil Moisture and Carbon Dynamics in a High Elevation Meadow
Chelsea L Arnold, Asmeret Aseafaw Berhe and Teamrat A Ghezzehei, University of California Merced, Merced, CA, United States
Climate Change and Mountain Community Fire Management in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru
John All1, Michael Medler2, Rebecca J Cole3, Sylvie Arques2 and Carl G Schmitt4, (1)Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY, United States, (2)Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA, United States, (3)University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, United States, (4)National Center for Atmospheric Research, NESL-MMM, Boulder, CO, United States
Temperature Trends in the White Mountains of New Hampshire
Georgia Murray, Organization Not Listed, Appalalachian Mountain Club, Washington, DC, United States, Eric P Kelsey, Plymouth State University, Dept. of Atmospheric Science and Chemistry, Plymouth, NH, United States and Adriana Raudzens Bailey, University of Colorado, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences and Dept. of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Boulder, CO, United States
Rapid warming at the snowiest locations in the western USA: spatial patterns and mechanisms
Felicity May Yan Wong, Self Employed, Washington, DC, United States and Scott Denning, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, United States