CSC Presentations and More at the 2017 AGU Meeting

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Attending the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting this year in New Orleans? Don't miss these presentations from staff and partners from our CSC network!

This year, from December 11-15, 2017, scientists from across the country will head to New Orleans for "the largest and preeminent Earth and space science meeting in the world", the American Geophysical Union (AGU) annual Fall meeting. If you're heading that way, don't miss these presentations, sessions, and posters authored and organized by staff and partners from across our Climate Science Center network! 

Monday, Dec. 11

Image: New Orleans Central Business District

A view upstream along the Mississippi River of the Central Business District of New Orleans. Credit: Alex Demas, USGS (Public domain)

Evapotranspiration: Advances in in Situ Measurements and Remote Sensing Based Modeling Approaches I (Oral Session H11M)
Primary Convener: Gabriel Senay, Research Physical Scientists, North Central CSC
Monday, Dec. 11: 8:00am - 10:00am (Room 283-285)

A Framework for Effective Assessment of Model-based Projections of Biodiversity to Inform the Next Generation of Global Conservation Targets(Poster GC11C-0749)
Author/Presenter: Bonnie Myers, Research Fish Biologist, National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center
Monday, Dec. 11: 8:00am - 12:20pm (Poster Hall D-F)

Cloud water interception and canopy water balance in the Hawaiian Islands: preliminary results and emerging patterns (Poster H11D-1212)
Author/Presenter: Han Tseng, Graduate Student
Author: Thomas W Giambelluca, Project Researcher, Pacific Islands CSC
Monday, Dec. 11: 8:00am - 12:20pm (Poster Hall D-F)

Fast and Slow Dynamics of Saltwater Exposure in Freshwater-Dependent Coastal Ecosystems (Oral Presentation GC11D-05)
Author/Presenter: Ryan Emanuel, North Carolina State University, Southeast CSC Faculty Affiliate
Monday, Dec. 11: 9:00am - 9:15am (Room 265-266)

Communication of Science: Practice, Research, and Reflection I (Oral Session PA12A)
Primary Convener: Heidi Roop, Communications Manager, Northwest CSC
Monday, Dec. 11: 10:20am - 12:20pm (Room 255-257)

Using Landsat-based evapotranspiration data to assess the linkages between water right transfers and economic transactions in southern California (Poster H13F-1451)
Author/Presenter: Gabriel Senay, Research Physical Scientists, North Central CSC
Monday, Dec. 11: 1:40pm - 6:00pm (Poster Hall D-F)

Agricultural Water Conservation in the Colorado River Basin: Alternatives to Permanent Fallowing Research Synthesis and Outreach Workshops (Oral Presentation H13S-03)
Author/Presenter: Bradley Udall, Colorado State University, Southwest CSC University Consortium Partner
Monday, Dec. 11: 2:10pm - 2:25pm (Room 280-282)

Communication of Science: Practice, Research, and Reflection II Posters (Poster Session PA13A)
Primary Convener: Heidi Roop, Communications Manager, Northwest CSC
Monday, Dec. 11: 1:40am - 6:00pm (Poster Hall D-F)

The overwhelming role of soil N2O emissions in net greenhouse gas balance of the U.S. Corn Belt: Modeling estimate of nitrogen fertilizer impacts (Poster B13B-1781)
Author/Presenter: Chaoqun (Crystal) Lu, Iowa State University, North Central CSC University Consortium Partner
Monday, Dec. 11: 1:40pm - 6:00pm (Poster Hall D-F)

Historical Agricultural Nitrogen Fertilizer Management in the Contiguous United States during 1850-2015 (Poster B13B-1769)
Author: Chaoqun (Crystal) Lu, Iowa State University, North Central CSC University Consortium Partner
Monday, Dec. 11: 1:40pm - 6:00pm (Poster Hall D-F)

Multivariate Bias Correction Procedures for Improving Water Quality Predictions from the SWAT Model (Poster H13C-1395)
Author: Dominic Libera, North Carolina State University, Southeast CSC Global Change Fellow
Monday, Dec. 11: 1:40pm - 6:00pm (Poster Hall D-F)

Tuesday, Dec. 12

The Impact of Scientist-Educator Collaborations: an early-career scientist’s perspective (Oral Presentation ED22C-01)
Author/Presenter: Heidi Roop, Communications Manager, Northwest CSC
Tuesday, Dec. 12: 10:30 - 10:35 (Room 238-239)

Examining the Stationarity Assumption for Statistically Downscaled Climate Projections of Precipitation (Poster GC21E-0986)
Author/Presenter: Adrienne Wootten, Postdoctoral Research Associate, South Central CSC
Tuesday, Dec. 12: 8:00am - 12:20pm (Poster Hall D-F)

Roughing in Human Replumbing of the Water Cycle: Challenges, Opportunities, and Progress in Capturing the Influence of Water Management in Regional Models of Hydrology and Climate (Invited) (Oral Presentation GC23F-02)
Author/Presenter: Alejandro N Flores, Boise State University, Northwest CSC University Consortium Partner
Tuesday, Dec. 12: 1:55pm - 2:10pm (Room 260-262)

Wednesday, Dec. 13

Global Change Science for Resource Management: Dimensions of Coproduction in Landscape Conservation Posters (Poster Session GC31A)
Primary Convener: Jeremy Littell, Research Ecologist, Alaska CSC
Wednesday, Dec 13: 8:00am - 12:20pm (Poster Hall D-F)

Co-production and modeling landscape change – successes and challenges in developing useful climate science (Invited) (Poster GC31A-0991)
Authors: Jeremy Littell, Research Ecologist; Steve Gray, USGS Director; Scott Rupp, University Director, Alaska CSC
Wednesday, Dec 13: 8:00am - 12:20pm (Poster Hall D-F)

Merging Methods to Manage Uncertainty: Combining Simulation Modeling and Scenario Planning to Inform Resource Management Under Climate Change (Poster GC31A-0988)
Author/Presenter: Brian Miller, USGS Research Ecologist, North Central CSC
Wednesday, Dec. 13: 8:00am - 12:20pm (Poster Hall D-F)

Comparative analysis of alternative co-production approaches to conservation science in Alaska (Poster GC31A-0987)
Author/Presenter: E. Jamie Trammell, University of Alaska, Anchorage, Alaska CSC University Consortium Partner
Wednesday, Dec. 13:  8:00am - 12:20pm (Poster Hall D-F)

Beyond the Continent: Creating an Independent Scientific Assessment Process for the Hawai‘i and U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands Region (Poster GC33E-1120)
Author/Presenter: Zena Grecni, Project Specialist
Author: Victoria Keener, Project Researcher, Pacific Islands CSC
Wednesday, Dec. 13: 1:40pm - 6:00pm (Poster Hall D-F)

Building partnerships to produce actionable science to support climate-informed management decisions: North Central Climate Science Center example (Oral Presentation PA33D-04)
Author/Presenter: Jill Lackett, University Deputy Director, North Central CSC
Wednesday, Dec. 13: 2:15pm - 2:25pm (Room 255-257)

Biodiversity and Climate Modeling Workshop Series: Identifying gaps and needs for improving large-scale biodiversity models (Poster GC33E-1124)
Author/Presenter: Sarah Weiskopf, Presidential Management Fellow, National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center
Wednesday, Dec. 13: 1:40pm - 6:00pm (Poster Hall D-F)

Strategies to Move From Conceptual Models to Quantifying Resilience in FEW Systems (Poster GC33A-1051)
Author: Stephanie Hampton, Washington State University, Northwest CSC University Consortium Partner
Wednesday, Dec. 13: 1:40pm - 6:00pm (Poster Hall D-F)

Establishing a Conceptual Foundation for Addressing Challenges Facing Food-Energy-Water Management (Poster GC33A-1052)
Author: Stephanie Hampton, Washington State University, Northwest CSC University Consortium Partner
Wednesday, Dec. 13: 1:40pm - 6:00pm (Poster Hall D-F)

A New View of Glacial Age Coastal Wetlands from A Well-Preserved Underwater Baldcypress Forest in the Northern Gulf of Mexico (Poster PP33A-1317)
Author/Presenter: Kristine DeLong, Louisiana State University, South Central CSC Consortium Partner
Wednesday, Dec. 13: 1:40pm - 6:00pm (Poster Hall D-F)

Hydrology eLightning Session: Tropical Drought, Floodplains, and Ecological Sustainability (Session H34D)
Primary Convener: Abby Frazier, Postdoctoral Researcher, Pacific Islands CSC
Wednesday, Dec. 13: 4:00pm - 6:00pm (eLightning Area)

Analysis of Gridded SPI in Hawai‘i from 1920 to 2012 and Management Responses to Drought (Oral Presentation H34D-02)
Author/Presenter: Abby Frazier, Postdoctoral Researcher, Pacific Islands CSC
Wednesday, Dec. 13: 4:06pm - 4:09pm (eLightning Area)

Thursday, Dec. 14

New Orleans - Mississippi River

New Orleans, LA. Credit: Gita Urban-Matheiux, National Geospatial Program (Public domain)

Characterizing Impacts of Land Grabbing on Terrestrial Vegetation and Ecohydrologic change in Mozambique through Multiple-sensor Remote Sensing and Models (Poster H41E-1498)
Author/Presenter: Alejandro N Flores, Boise State University, Northwest CSC University Consortium Partner
Thursday, Dec. 14: 8:00am - 12:20pm (Poster Hall D-F)

Simulating stream response to floodplain connectivity, reforestation and wetland restoration from reach to catchment scales (Poster EP43A-1871)
Author/Presenter: Nitin Singh, Former Southeast CSC Global Change Fellow
Thursday, Dec. 14: 8:00am - 12:20pm (Poster Hall D-F)

Statistically downscaled climate projections: some pitfalls that may be encountered when bridging the research to applications gap (Oral Presentation at the NOAA booth)
Author/Presenter: Keith Dixon, NOAA Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, South Central CSC Consortium Partner
Thursday, 14 December 2017 10:45am - 11:00am, Exhibitor's Hall NOAA Booth 1025

What are the Best Practices of Using to Twitter in Climate Change Communication?: A Case Study of Two Climate Related Events (Invited) (Oral Presentation ED42A-05)
Author/Presenter: Karen McNeal, Auburn University, Southeast CSC University Consortium Partner
Thursday, Dec. 14: 11:20am - 11:35am (Room 242)

Variability in isotopic composition of baseflow in two headwater streams of the southern Appalachians (Invited) (Oral Presentation H42F-07)
Author/Presenter: Nitin Singh, Former Southeast CSC Global Change Fellow
Thursday, Dec. 14: 11:22am - 11:32am (Room 280-282)

Historical cropland expansion and abandonment in the continental U.S. during 1850 to 2016 (Poster GC43D-1089)
Author: Chaoqun (Crystal) Lu, Iowa State University, North Central CSC University Consortium Partner
Thursday, Dec. 14: 1:40pm - 6:00pm (Poster Hall D-F)

Can small island mountains provide relief from the Subtropical Precipitation Decline? Simulating future precipitation regimes for small island nations using high resolution Regional Climate Models (Poster GC43G-1142)
Author/Presenter: Jared Bowden, Senior Research Scholar, Southeast CSC
Author: Adam Terando, Research Ecologist, Southeast CSC
Thursday, Dec. 14: 1:40pm - 6:00pm (Poster Hall D-F)

Examining the Performance of Statistical Downscaling Methods: Toward Matching Applications to Data Products (Poster PA43B-0321)
Author/Presenter: Keith Dixon, NOAA Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, South Central CSC Consortium Partner
Thursday, Dec. 14: 1:40pm - 6:00pm (Poster Hall D-F)

Reconstructions of Paleoclimate and Paleoenvironment: Advances in Methods and Applications II Posters (Poster Session PP43A)
Primary Convener: Kristine DeLong, Louisiana State University, South Central CSC Consortium Partner
Thursday, Dec. 14: 1:40pm - 6:00pm (Poster Hall D-F)

Maritime Coastlines: A New Ecosystem for Dendrochronological Analysis (Poster PP43A-1329)
Author: Kristine DeLong, Louisiana State University, South Central CSC Consortium Partner
Thursday, Dec. 14: 1:40pm - 6:00pm (Poster Hall D-F)

Modern Analogs for Prehistoric El Niño Variability: Evidence from two Short-Lived Bivalve Species, Donax obesulus and Mesodesma donacium (Poster PP43A-1331)
Author: Kristine DeLong, Louisiana State University, South Central CSC Consortium Partner
Thursday, Dec. 14: 1:40pm - 6:00pm (Poster Hall D-F)

Denitrification Rates in Newly Formed and Restored Wetlands of Coastal Louisiana (Poster B43B-2122)
Author: Victor H Rivera-Monroy, Louisiana State University, South Central CSC Consortium Partner
Thursday, Dec. 14: 1:40pm - 6:00pm (Poster Hall D-F)

Integrating statistical and process-based models to produce probabilistic landslide hazard at regional scale (Oral Presentation NH43C-07)
Author/Presenter: Ronda Strauch, University of Washington, Northwest CSC, Postdoctoral Fellow
Thursday, Dec. 14: 3:10pm – 3:25pm (Room 243-244)  

Friday, Dec. 15

Climate Change and Fire Regimes in Mountain Ecosystems: Toward Actionable Predictions and Projections Posters (Poster Session GC51A)
Primary Convener: Jeremy Littell, Research Ecologist, Alaska CSC
Friday, Dec. 15: 8:00am - 12:20pm (Poster Hall D-F)

Climate change and future wildfire in the western USA: what model projections do and don't tell us (Poster GC51A-0792)
Author/Presenter: Jeremy Littell, Research Ecologist, Alaska CSC
Friday, Dec. 15: 8:00am - 12:20pm (Poster Hall D-F)

Sediment Accretion, Carbon Sequestration, and Resilience to Sea Level Rise in Natural and Recently Restored Tidal Marshes (Oral Presentation B51N-07)
Author: John Rybczyk, Western Washington University, Northwest CSC University Consortium Partner
Friday, Dec. 15: 9:30am - 9:45am (Room 386-387)

Native Science: How Indigenous Perspectives Inform Environmental Science and Policy I (Oral Session PA52A)
Primary Convener: Ryan Emanuel, North Carolina State University, Southeast CSC Faculty Affiliate
Friday, Dec. 15: 10:20am - 12:20pm (Room 255-257)

Collaboration in Action: Working with Indigenous peoples and Tribal communities to navigate climate decision support organizations and programs to assist Tribal communities in addressing climate resilience and sustainability efforts (Invited) (Oral Presentation PA52A-05)
Author/Presenter: Chris Caldwell, College of Menominee Nation, Northeast CSC Consortium Partner
Friday, Dec. 15: 11:19am - 11:36am (Room 255-257)

The Indigenous Phenology Network: Engage, Observe, and Adapt to Change (Poster PA53A-0259)
Author/Presenter: Brian Miller, USGS Research Ecologist, North Central CSC
Friday, Dec. 15: 1:40pm - 6:00pm (Poster Hall D-F)

Developing a Framework for Seamless Prediction of Sub-Seasonal to Seasonal Extreme Precipitation Events in the United States (Poster H53D-1480)
Author/Presenter: Derek Rosendahl, Postdoctoral Research Associate, South Central CSC
Authors: Renee McPherson, University Director; Esther Mullens, Postdoctoral Research Associate; Paulina Ćwik, Graduate Student, South Central CSC
Friday, Dec. 15: 1:40pm - 6:00pm (Poster Hall D-F)

Native Science: How Indigenous Perspectives Inform Environmental Science and Policy II Posters (Poster Session PA53A)
Primary Convener: Ryan Emanuel, North Carolina State University, Southeast CSC Faculty Affiliate
Friday, Dec. 15: 1:40pm - 6:00pm (Poster Hall D-F)