Biogeophysical Impacts of Land Use/Land Cover Change (LULCC) and Vegetation Disturbance from Micro- to Global Scales II

Wednesday, 16 December 2015: 13:40-15:40
2008 (Moscone West)
Primary Conveners:  Thomas L O'Halloran, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, United States
Conveners:  Ryan M. Bright, The Norwegian Institute for Bioeconomy Research, Trondheim, Norway, Juan Camilo Villegas, University of Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia and Elizabeth Garcia, University of Washington, Atmospheric Sciences, Seattle, WA, United States
Chairs:  Ryan M. Bright, The Norwegian Institute for Bioeconomy Research, Ås, Norway and Juan Camilo Villegas, University of Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia
OSPA Liaisons:  Elizabeth Garcia, University of Washington Seattle Campus, Seattle, WA, United States
From quantifying historical LULCC impacts to optimizing land management for climate mitigation: Insights from climate modelling (Invited) (74712)
Edouard Davin1, Quentin Lejeune1 and Sonia I Seneviratne2, (1)ETH Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, (2)ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Interactions of forest disturbance-recovery dynamics with a changing climate (Invited) (62001)
Kristina J Anderson-Teixeira1, Adam David Miller1, Alan J. Tepley1, Amy C Bennett1,2 and Maria Wang1, (1)Smithsonian Institution, Front Royal, VA, United States, (2)University of New Mexico Main Campus, Albuquerque, NM, United States
The role of spatial scale and background climate in the latitudinal temperature response to deforestation (62316)
Yan Li1,2, Nathalie De Noblet-Decoudre3, Edouard Davin4, Ning Zeng5, Safa Motesharrei5, Li Shuangcheng1 and Eugenia Kalnay6, (1)Peking University, Beijing, China, (2)University of Maryland College Park, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science, College Park, MD, United States, (3)Institut Pierre Simon Laplace, Paris, France, (4)ETH Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, (5)University of Maryland College Park, College Park, MD, United States, (6)University of Maryland, College Park, MD, United States
Biophysical Climate Forcings due to Recent Changes in Global Forest Cover (77678)
Alessandro Cescatti and Ramdane Alkama, Joint Research Center Ispra, Ispra, Italy
Assigning a Price to Radiative Forcing: Methods, Results, and Implications (Invited) (73003)
David A Lutz, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, United States
Cooling biogeophysical effect of large-scale tropical deforestation in three Earth System models (73000)
Victor Brovkin1, Thomas Pugh2, Eddy Robertson3, Sebastian Bathiany4, Chris Jones5 and Almut Arneth2, (1)MPI for Meteorology, Hamburg, Germany, (2)Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany, (3)Met Office Hadley center for Climate Change, Exeter, United Kingdom, (4)Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, 20146 Hamburg, Germany, (5)Met Office Hadley Centre, Exeter, United Kingdom
Potential precipitation reductions in the northwest U.S. in response to the large-scale deforestation of the Amazon (Invited) (65052)
David Medvigy1, Robert L Walko2, Roni Avissar2 and Martin J Otte3, (1)Princeton University, Geosciences, Princeton, NJ, United States, (2)University of Miami, Miami, FL, United States, (3)Environmental Protection Agency Research Triangle Park, Research Triangle Park, NC, United States
Effects of large scale deforestation on precipitation in the monsoon regions: Remote versus local effects (58782)
Govindasamy Bala1, Devaraju N2 and Angshuman Modak1, (1)Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, (2)LSCE Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environnement, Gif-Sur-Yvette Cedex, France
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