Environmental, Socioeconomic, and Climatic Changes in Northern Eurasia and Their Feedbacks to the Global Earth System I Posters

Wednesday, 17 December 2014: 8:00 AM-12:20 PM
Chairs:  Jiquan Chen, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, United States and Herman Henry Shugart Jr, University of Virginia Main Campus, Charlottesville, VA, United States
Primary Conveners:  Pavel Ya Groisman, UCAR at NOAA/NCDC, Asheville, NC, United States; P.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, RAS, ., Sea Atmosphere Interaction and Climate Lab, Moscow, Russia
Co-conveners:  Ranjeet John, University of Toledo, Landscape Ecology & Ecosystem Science, Dprt. of Environmental Sciences, Toledo, OH, United States; Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, United States, Erwan Monier, MIT, Center for Global Change Science, Cambridge, MA, United States and Sergey Gulev, UCAR at NOAA/NCDC, Asheville, NC, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Ranjeet John, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

Forecasting the Development of the Tourism Industry in the Regions of Russia in Light of Global Climate Change and Environmental Situation
Oleg Borisovich Evreinov, Ekaterina Mikhaylovna Maksimova, Alisa Aleksandrovna Bakanova and Maya P Yakovleva, Baltic Academy of Tourism and Enterprise, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Ten Years of Northern Eurasia Earth Science Partnership Initiative (NEESPI): Results and Future Plans
Pavel Ya Groisman, UCAR at NOAA/NCDC, Asheville, NC, United States, Garik Gutman, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC, United States, Sergey Gulev, P.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, RAS,, Sea Atmosphere Interaction And Climate Lab, Moscow, Russia and Shamil S Maksyutov, NIES National Institute of Environmental Studies, Ibaraki, Japan
Climate Extreme Events over Northern Eurasia in Changing Climate
Olga Bulygina1, Natalia N Korshunova1, Vyacheslav N Razuvaev1 and Pavel Ya Groisman2, (1)All-Russian Research Institute Hydrometeorological Information, Obninsk, Russia, (2)UCAR at NOAA/NCDC, Asheville, NC, United States
On-Going Temperature Extremes in Siberia
Evgeny P Gordov1,2 and Tamara M Shulgina1,2, (1)SCERT, IMCES SB RAS, Tomsk, Russia, (2)Tomsk State University, Tomsk, Russia
Variations of the Hydrothermal Characteristics over the Baikal Natural Territory on the Background of Global Climate Changes
Nadezhda N Voropai1,2, Elena Maksyutova1 and Tamara M Shulgina2, (1)V.B.Sochava Institiute of Geography SB RAS, Irkutsk, Russia, (2)Institute of Monitoring of Climatic and Ecological Systems SB RAS, Tomsk, Russia
Effects of Repeated Fires in the Forest Ecosystems of the Zabaikalye Region, Southern Siberia
Elena Kukavskaya1, Ludmilla V. Buryak2, Susan G Conard3, Alexander Petkov3, Kirsten Barrett4, Olga P. Kalenskaya2 and Galina Ivanova1, (1)V.N.Sukachev Institute of Forest SB RAS, Krasnoyarsk, Russia, (2)Siberian State Technological University, Krasnoyarsk, Russia, (3)Rocky Mountain Research Station Missoula, Missoula, MT, United States, (4)University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom
Understanding the Linkages Between Climate, Land Use, and Land Degradation in Central Asia
Irina N Sokolik1, Viatcheslav Tatarskii1, Olga Shemyakina1, Alexander I Shiklomanov2 and Igor Shkolnik3, (1)Georgia Inst Tech, Atlanta, GA, United States, (2)University of New Hampshire Main Campus, Earth Systems Research Center, Durham, NH, United States, (3)Main Geophysical Observatory, St. Petersburg, Russia
Environmental Changes and Dust Emission in the Dried Bottom of the Aral Sea
Leah Orlovsky1, Rodica Indoitu1, Giorgi Kozhoridze1, Madina Batyrbaeva2 and Nikolai Orlovsky1, (1)Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel, (2)Space Research Institute, Almaty, Kazakhstan
Evolution of permafrost landscapes under technogenic impacts
Aligyushad G. Kerimov1, Valery I Grebenets2, Dmitry A Streletskiy3, Nikolay I Shiklomanov3 and Kelsey E Nyland3, (1)(1) Engineering Scientific Company ”Ecofoundations”, Norilsk, Russia, (2)Lomonosov Mosocw State University, Moscow, Russia, (3)George Washington University, Washington, DC, United States
Isotopic Content of Ground Ice in the Lower Kolyma River Valley (Eastern Siberia)
Valentin Spektor1, Jorien Vonk2, Alexander L Kholodov3, Seth Spawn4, Vladimir B Spektor1, Varvara V Andreeva1 and Susan Natali5, (1)Melnikov Permafrost Institute SB RAS, Yakutsk, Russia, (2)Utrecht University, Utrecht, 3584, Netherlands, (3)University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK, United States, (4)Saint Olaf College, Northfield, MN, United States, (5)Woods Hole Science Center Falmouth, Falmouth, MA, United States
Rapid Arctic Transitions in Relation to Infrastructure and Climate Change: Comparison of the Permafrost and Geoecological Conditions in the Bovanenkovo Gas Field, Russia and the Prudhoe Bay Oil Field, Alaska
Donald A Walker1, Martha K Raynolds1, Timo Kumpula2, Yuri Shur1, Mikhail Z Kanevskiy1, Gary Kofinas1, Marina O Leibman3, George V Matyshak3,4, Howard E Epstein5, Marcel Buchhorn1, Lisa Wirth1 and Bruce C. Forbes6, (1)University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK, United States, (2)University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, Finland, (3)Earth Cryosphere Institute, Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, Tyumen, Russia, (4)Lomonosov Moscow State University, Soil Science, Moscow, Russia, (5)University of Virginia Main Campus, Environmental Sciences, Charlottesville, VA, United States, (6)University of Lapland, Rovaniemi, Finland
Top-down versus bottom-up estimates of methane fluxes over the East Siberian Arctic Shelf
Natalia E Shakhova1, Igor Peter Semiletov1,2, Irina Repina3, Anatoly Salyuk4, Denis Kosmach4, Denis Chernykh5 and Artem Aniferov3, (1)University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK, United States, (2)National Tomsk Research Polytech University, Russia, Tomsk, Russia, (3)Inst Atmospheric Physic, Moscow, Russia, (4)Russian Academy of Sciences, Pacific Oceanological Institute FABRAS, Vladivostok, Moscow, Russia, (5)Russian Academy of Sciences, Pacific Oceanological Institute, Moscow, Russia
Igor Peter Semiletov1, Natalia E Shakhova1, Irina Pipko2, Oleg Dudarev2 and Alexander Charkin2, (1)University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK, United States, (2)Russian Academy of Science, FEBRAS, Pacific Oceanological Institute, Vladivostok, Russia
Herbivore Impact on Tundra Plant Community Dynamics Using Long-term Remote Sensing Observation
Qin Yu, Ryan Engstrom and Nikolay I Shiklomanov, George Washington University, Washington, DC, United States
Mapping post-disturbance stand age distribution in Siberian larch forest based on a novel method
Dong Chen, Tatiana V Loboda, Alexander Krylov and Peter Potapov, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, United States
Peatland classification of West Siberia based on Landsat imagery
Irina Terentieva1,2, Mikhail Glagolev3,4, Elena Lapshina2 and Shamil S Maksyutov5, (1)Tomsk State University, Tomsk, Russia, (2)Yugra State University, Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia, (3)Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, (4)Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Forest Science, Uspenskoe, Russia, (5)National Institute for Environmental Studies, Tsukuba, Japan
High-latitude steppe vegetation and the mineral nutrition of Pleistocene herbivores
Sergey Davydov1, Anna Davydova1, Raisa Makarevich2, Michael M Loranty3 and Gennady Boeskorov4, (1)NorthEast Science Station, Pacific Institute of Geography, FEB RAS, Cherskii, Russia, (2)Pacific Institute of Geography FEB RAS, Vladivostok, Russia, (3)Colgate University, Geography, Hamilton, NY, United States, (4)Institute of Diamond and Precious metals Geology SB RAS, Yakutsk, Russia
Comparison of the New LEAF Area INDEX (LAI 3G) with the Kazahstan-Wide LEAF Area INDEX DATA SET (GGRS-LAI) over Central ASIA
Martin Kappas1, Pavel Propastin1, Jan Degener1 and Tsolmon Renchin2, (1)University of Goettingen, Goettingen, Germany, (2)NUM-ITC-UNESCO, Space and Remote Sensing Laboratory, UlaanBataar, Mongolia
Land Use Change Mapping from Multi-Temporal Earth Observation Data in the Siberian Kulunda Steppe
Irene Walde, Sören Hese and Christiane Schmullius, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Jena, Germany
Quantifying landscape resilience using vegetation indices
Ian Murray Sember Eddy, Forest Sciences Centre, Vancouver, BC, Canada and Sarah E Gergel, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Regional Vegetation Dynamics and Its Response to Climate Change—A Case Study in the Tao River Basin in Northwestern China
Jiaguo Qi, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, United States and Changbin Li, LZU Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, China
Annual Changes of Paddy Rice Planting Areas in Northeastern Asia from MODIS images in 2000-2014
Xiangming Xiao, Geli Zhang, Jinwei Dong, Michael A Menarguez, Weili Kou, Cui Jin, Yuanwei Qin, Yuting Zhou, Jie Wang and Berrien Moore III, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, United States
Differentiating between Land Use and Climate-driven Change using Long–term Vegetation Index Trends adjusted for Precipitation on the Mongolian Plateau
Ranjeet John1, Jiquan Chen2, Youngwook Kim3, Zutao Yang2,4, Jingfeng Xiao5, Changliang Shao4 and Ochirbat Batkhishig6, (1)Michigan State University, Center for Global Change and Earth Observation, East Lansing, MI, United States, (2)University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, United States, (3)Univ Montana, NTSG, Missoula, MT, United States, (4)LEES lab, Toledo, OH, United States, (5)University of New Hampshire, Earth Systems Research Center, Durham, NH, United States, (6)Institute of Geography, Mongolian Academy of Sciences, Soil Science, Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia
Climate and vegetation productivity and their impacts on livestock mortality in Mongolia: “zhud” disaster mechanisms revisited
Sinkyu Kang, Keunchang Jang and Bolorerdene Lkhamsuren, Kangwon National University, Chuncheon, South Korea
Bayanmunkh Norovsuren, Environmental Research Information and Study Center, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia; Environmental Research Information and Study Center, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia