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

Wednesday, 16 December 2015: 13:40-15:40
3001 (Moscone West)
Primary Conveners:  Pavel Ya Groisman, UCAR at NOAA/NCDC, Asheville, NC, United States; P.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, RAS, Moscow, Russia
Conveners:  Jessica L McCarty, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI, United States, Shamil S Maksyutov, CGER-NIES, Tsukuba, Japan and Sergey Gulev, P.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, RAS, ., Sea Atmosphere Interaction and Climate Lab, Moscow, Russia
Chairs:  Shamil S Maksyutov, CGER-NIES, Tsukuba, Japan and Jessica L McCarty, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Jessica L McCarty, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI, United States
Introductory Remarks
A 10-year Retrospective of NASA's Contribution to NEESPI Science: What we Have Learned on Climate-Ecosystem-Society Interactions in Northern Eurasia (Invited) (59802)
Garik Gutman, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC, United States and Pavel Ya Groisman, National Centers for Environment Information Center for Weather and Climate, Asheville, NC, United States
Carbon implications of Virgin Lands Campaign cropland expansion and post-Soviet agricultural land abandonment in Russia and Kazakhstan (72287)
Alexander V. Prishchepov1, Irina Kurganova2, Florian Schierhorn3, Valentin Lopes de Gerenyu2, Daniel Müller3, Yakov Kuzyakov4 and IAMO Land System Group, (1)University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, (2)Institute of physicochemical and biological problems in soil science, Laboratory of soil cycles of nitrogen and carbon, Puschino, Russia, (3)Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies, Structural Development of Farms and Rural Areas, Halle Saale, Germany, (4)University of Göttingen, Department of Agricultural Soil Science, Göttingen, Germany
Carbon account of forest ecosystems as a fuzzy system: a case study for Northern Eurasia (79126)
Dmitry Shchepashchenko1, Anatoly Shvidenko2, Florian Kraxner1 and Shamil S Maksyutov3, (1)IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria, (2)IIASA International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg, Austria, (3)NIES National Institute of Environmental Studies, Ibaraki, Japan
Doubling of the Russian Fire Return Interval: Implications for Forest Biomass and Composition (74062)
Jacquelyn K Shuman1, Adrianna Foster1, Herman Henry Shugart Jr1, Amanda Hoffman-Hall2 and Tatiana V Loboda3, (1)University of Virginia Main Campus, Charlottesville, VA, United States, (2)University of Maryland College Park, College Park, MD, United States, (3)University of Maryland, College Park, MD, United States
Synthesis of Decades of Change in Northern Eurasian Ecosystems: Current Assessment and Future Projections (Invited) (60185)
Amber Jeanine Soja, National Institute of Aerospace, Hampton, VA, United States; NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA, United States
Northern Hemisphere Polar Moisture Budget and Its Links to the Major Circulation Phenomena over the Northern Eurasia (Invited) (59693)
Olga Zolina1,2, Ambroise Dufour2 and Sergey Gulev3, (1)IORAS, Moscow, Russia, (2)LGGE, Saint Martin d'Heres, France, (3)Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Moscow, Russia
Challenges and Alternatives to Sustainable Management of Agriculture and Pastoral Ecosystems in Asian Drylands (64374)
Jiaguo Qi, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, United States