High Elevation Climate Change: Detection, Projection, and Impacts II

Tuesday, 15 December 2015: 16:00-18:00
3003 (Moscone West)
Primary Conveners:  Maria Shahgedanova, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom
Conveners:  Gregory B Greenwood, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Chairs:  Maria Shahgedanova, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom and Gregory B Greenwood, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
OSPA Liaisons:  Maria Shahgedanova, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom
Introduction to MRI-coordinated research
The Understanding of Elevation Dependent Warming from Climate Models (Invited) (60503)
Imtiaz Rangwala1,2, James R Miller3, Catherine M Naud4, Eric Sinsky3,5, Debjani Ghatak6 and Yonghua Chen7, (1)Physical Sciences Division, NOAA ESRL, Boulder, CO, United States, (2)Western Water Assessment/CIRES, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, United States, (3)Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, United States, (4)Columbia University of New York, Palisades, NY, United States, (5)University of Connecticut, Storrs, United States, (6)Johns Hopkins University, Applied Physics, Baltimore, MD, United States, (7)Columbia University, Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, New York, NY, United States
Evaluation of a Technique for Downscaling Climate-Model Output in Mountainous Terrain Using Local Topographic Lapse Rates (69718)
Sarah J Praskievicz, University of Alabama, Geography, Tuscaloosa, AL, United States
Evaluation of precipitation in observations, reanalysis and climate models over the Himalayas from an agricultural point of view. (74247)
Anne Sophie Daloz, Ritodhi Chakraborty and Tristan S L'Ecuyer, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, United States
Using High Resolution Remotely Sensed Data to Predict Territory Occupancy and Mircrorefugia for a Habitat Specialist, the American Pika (Ochotona princeps) (84874)
Aidan Beers, University of Colorado at Boulder, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Boulder, CO, United States; University of Colorado at Boulder, Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research, Boulder, CO, United States
Mountain Climates on the Move: Implications for Past and Future Vegetation Shifts in the Northeastern United States (66190)
Jay Ward Wason III and Martin Dovčiak, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Environmental and Forest Biology, Syracuse, NY, United States
Climate change and livestock system in mountain: Understanding from Gandaki River basin of Nepal Himalaya. (78486)
Piyush Dahal1, Nicky Shree Shrestha2, Nir Krakauer3, Tarendra Lakhankar4, Jeeban Panthi Sr1, Soni Pradhanang5, Ajay K Jha6, Madan Shrestha7 and Mohan Sharma8, (1)The Small Earth Nepal, Kathmandu, Nepal, (2)Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Nepal, (3)City College, CUNY, New York, NY, United States, (4)NOAA-CREST/City College, CUNY, New York, NY, United States, (5)University of Rhode Island, Department of Geosciences, Woodward Hall, RI, United States, (6)Colorado State University, Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Fort Collins, CO, United States, (7)Nepal Academy of Science and Technology, Kathmandu, Nepal, (8)Agriculture and Forestry University, Directorate of Continuing Education Center, Rampur, Nepal
Past and Future Climate Change Impacts on Mountain Forests on the Olympic Peninsula (Washington, USA) (67293)
Christoph Schwörer1, David M Fisher2,3, Daniel G Gavin1, Christian Temperli4 and Patrick J Bartlein1, (1)University of Oregon, Geography, Eugene, OR, United States, (2)Stanford University, Woods Institute for the Environment, Stanford, CA, United States, (3)University of Washington Seattle Campus, School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, Seattle, WA, United States, (4)WSL Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research, Birmensdorf, Switzerland
Concluding Remarks