Biological and Environmental Research - Earth and Environmental System Sciences
Earth and Environmental System Modeling

American Geophysical Union Fall 2015 Meeting

Monday, December 14, 2015 - 17:00 to Friday, December 18, 2015 - 17:00
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AGU will hold its 48th annual Fall Meeting December 14-18, 2015, in San Francisco, California. The AGU Fall Meeting is the largest worldwide conference in the geophysical sciences, attracting nearly 24,000 Earth and space scientists, educators, students, and policy makers. This meeting showcases current scientific theory focused on discoveries that will benefit humanity and ensure a sustainable future for our planet.

Town Halls
This year, the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Biological and Environmental Research and its projects will host a several of town hall meetings including:

For more information regarding submission guidelines or the AGU membership requirements, visit the meeting website. The following sessions will be convened by climate modeling researchers at the Fall Meeting.

Monday, December 14
GC12B. Second State of the Carbon Cycle Report (2016):€“ A Special Scientific Assessment of Current Status and Opportunities I
Monday, December 14 Oral GC12B-06. The loss of late successional species has a disproportionate impact on terrestrial carbon storage in North America 11:00 am, Moscone West - 3014
A13A. Atmospheric Circulations and Their Role in the Hydrological Cycle: Monsoons, Storm Tracks, and the ITCZ III Posters
Monday, December 14 Poster A13A-0291. The Dynamical Signature on the Change of Hydrological Extremes Under Global Warming 1:40 pm, Moscone South - Poster Hall
GC14C. Global Eyes on the New Arctic: Exploring the Trajectory Toward a New State and Responding to Rapid Change I
Monday, December 14 Oral, Invited GC14C-08. Impacts of Ocean Albedo Alteration on Arctic Sea Ice Restoration and Northern Hemisphere Climate 5:45 pm, Moscone West - 3005
Tuesday, December 15
B21E. New Mechanisms, Feedbacks, and Approaches for Improving Predictions of the Global Carbon Cycle in Earth System Models I Posters
Tuesday, December 15 Poster B21E-0514. Tropical Precipitation-Carbon Cycle Links in CMIP5 Earth System Models 8:00 am, Moscone South - Poster Hall
B21I. Leveraging atmospheric CO2 observations to constrain the climate sensitivity of terrestrial ecosystems (Invited)
Tuesday, December 15 Oral, Invited B21I-01. Leveraging Atmospheric CO2 Observations to Constrain the Climate Sensitivity of Terrestrial Ecosystems 8:00 am, Moscone West 2004
B43H. Photosynthesis and Respiration at Leaf, Ecosystem, Regional, or Global Scales: Constraints, Measurements, and Modeling I
Tuesday, December 15 Oral B43H-0647. Satellite Solar-induced Chlorophyll Fluorescence Reveals Drought Onset Mechanisms: Insights from Two Contrasting Extreme Events 9:00 am, Moscone West - 2006
C21D. Dust, Black Carbon, and Other Aerosols in the Cryosphere II
Tuesday, December 15 Oral, Invited C21D-06. A Review of Measurement and Modeling of Light-Absorbing Particles in Snow and Ice and their Climatic and Hydrological Impact 9:15 am, Moscone West - 3002
B23J. New Mechanisms, Feedbacks, and Approaches for Improving Predictions of the Global Carbon Cycle in Earth System Models II
Tuesday, December 15 Oral B23J-02. Implementation Ambiguity: The fifth element long lost in uncertainty budgets for land biogeochemical modeling 1:55 pm, Moscone West - 2010
Tuesday, December 15 Oral B23J-04. Interactions Between Soil Organic Carbon Concentration and Soil Thermal and Hydraulic Dynamics and Its Impact on Soil Carbon Storage in Northern High-latitudes 2:25 pm, Moscone West - 2010
B23G. The Global Carbon Cycle: Recent History, Future Projections, and Policy Relevance II Posters
Tuesday, December 15 Poster B23G-0662. Nonlinear Interactions between Climate and Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Drivers of Terrestrial and Marine Carbon Cycle Changes from 1850 to 2300 1:40 pm, Moscone South - Poster Hall
NG23A. Advances in Numerical Methods for Geophysical Modeling II Posters
Tuesday, December 15 Poster NG23A-1778. Tempest: Tools for Addressing the Needs of Next-Generation Climate Models 1:40 pm, Moscone South - Poster Hall
NH23E. Interdisciplinary Modeling of Societal Vulnerability and Risk Reduction for Natural Hazards II
Tuesday, December 15 Oral NH23E-01. Socio-ecological Typologies for Understanding Adaptive Capacity of a Region to Natural Disasters 1:40 pm, Moscone South - 302
B24E. Understanding Phenology across Scales and Improving Linkages to Ecosystem Functions III
Tuesday, December 15 Oral B24E-04. Influences of Vegetation Phenological Shifts on Water and Energy Cycle 4:00 pm, Moscone West; 2006
Wednesday, December 16
A31A. Aerosols, Clouds, Precipitation, Trace Gas Chemistry, Meteorology, and Their Complex Interactions in Amazonia III Posters
Wednesday, December 16 Poster A31A-0008. Scale up the influence of aerosols on deep convection derived from GoAmazon/CHUVA measurement to Amazon basin 8:00 am, Moscone South - Poster Hall
GC31E. The Water-Energy Nexus: Data, Impacts, and Opportunities I Posters
Wednesday, December 16 Poster GC31E-1226. Global Energy Consumption for Direct Water Use 8:00 am, Moscone South - Poster Hall
GC34A. Advancing Science of the Arctic System: Exploring the Past and Present to Predict the Future II
Wednesday, December 16 Oral, Invited GC34A-02. Simulation of Arctic climate with the Regional Arctic System Model (RASM): Sensitivity to atmospheric processes (Invited) 4:15 pm, Moscone West - 3009
A34A. Effects of Aerosol on the Variability of Cloud Properties and Precipitation I
Wednesday, December 16 Oral A34A-07. The Effects of Aerosols on the Summer Precipitation Over the Tibet Plateau 5:30 pm, Moscone West 3008
Thursday, December 17
B41A. Advances in Understanding the Scaling of Fine-Scale Spatial Hydrological and Biogeochemical Heterogeneity, Their Interactions, and Implications for Earth-System Dynamics Posters
Thursday, December 17 Poster B41A-0410. Temporal and spatial relationships between hydrologic and carbon budgets in an Amazonian watershed: Application of a coupled Subsurface - Land Surface Process Model 8:00 am, Moscone South - Poster Hall
A43C. Marine Aerosols and Trace Gases II Posters
Thursday, December 17 Poster A43C-0302. Impacts of Marine Ecodynamics on the Dimethyl Sulfide (DMS) Production 1:40 pm, Moscone South - Poster Hall
GC43D. Climate Extremes: Trends, Mechanisms, and Prediction II
Thursday, December 17 Oral GC43D-08. The Self-Regulated Induction of United States Cold Air Outbreaks by the North Atlantic Oscillation 3:25 pm, Moscone West - 3012
Friday, December 18
A15F. Convection across Scales: Aggregation, Organization, and Stochasticity I Posters
Friday, December 18 Poster A15F-0133. Effects of Scale Coupling Frequency on Convective Organization in the Superparameterized Community Atmospehre Model 8:00 am to 12:20 pm, Moscone South - Poster Hall
A51C. Climate Sensitivity and Feedbacks: Advances and New Paradigms II Posters
Friday, December 18 Poster A51C-0063. Temperature, Precipitation, and Circulation in GFDL Aqua-Planet Model 8:00 am, Moscone South - Poster Hall
A51J. Multiscale Modeling of the Atmosphere I Posters
Friday, December 18 Poster A51J-0204. Impacts of Resolution-Dependent Physics in Aquaplanet Simulations 8:00 am, Moscone South - Poster Hall
A51T. Frontiers of the Radiation Parameterizations in the Climate and Weather Models I
Friday, December 18 Oral, Invited A51T-01. Radiative Flux and Forcing Parameterization Error in Clear, Aerosol-Free Skies 8:00 am, Moscone West - 3006
Friday, December 18 Oral A51T-08. Impact of Multiple Scattering on Infrared Radiative Transfer Involving Ice Clouds 9:24 am, Moscone West - 3006
C51C . Modeling of the Cryosphere: Glaciers and Ice Sheets I Posters
Friday, December 18 Poster C51C-0741. Building confidence in the Community Ice Sheet Model (CISM) with LIVVkit, the land-ice validation and verification toolkit 8:00 am, Moscone South - Poster Hall
PA51A. Climate Research to Applications: Realizing Societal Benefits of Information from US CLIVAR Science Posters
Friday, December 18 Poster PA51A-2199. Filling A Capability and Decision Support Gap between Weather and Seasonal Forecasts: The role of USCLIVAR and initiating efforts of its MJO Working Group 9:00 am, Moscone South - Poster Hall
A53B. Frontiers of the Radiation Parameterizations in the Climate and Weather Models II Posters
Friday, December 18 Poster A53B-0381. Benchmarking Longwave Multiple Scattering in Cirrus Environments 1:40 pm, Moscone South Convention Center Poster Hall