Parallel Session B11

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Thurday 27 October

Session B11:Cryosphere and Climate
(conveners: M. Serreze, V. Kattsov, M. Drinkwater)

- Contributions to this session are oral presentations
- Date: 27 October 2011
- Time: 13h30-18h00
- Location: Plaza F

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13:30-14:00   Alex Hall (invited)   An overview of current understanding of snow Albedo feedback
14:00-14:15   Jing Ming   Does carbonaceous emission from South Asia have impacts on the hinterland of the Tibetan Plateau? (did not attend)
14:15-14:30   Marco Tedesco   The 2010 melting record in Greenland and updates on the 2011 season (did not attend)
14:30-14:45   Xu Li   Snow-atmosphere coupling strength
14:45-15:15   Vladimir Kattsov (invited)   Sea ice change in the 21st century: are we getting more certain?
15:15-15:30   James Screen & Ian Simmonds   Dramatic changes of perennial Arctic sea ice linked to abnormal storm activity
Coffee break
16:00-16:30   Kevin Schaefer   When is the permafrost carbon tipping point?
16:30-16:45   Mark Flanner   Cryosphere radiative forcing and albedo feedback
16:45-17:00   Wieslaw Maslowski   On air-ice-ocean interactions under warming Arctic climate
17:00-17:15   John Walsh   The intersection of sea ice retreat and trends of storminess
17:15-17:30   Jennifer Kay   Interannual to multidecadal Arctic sea ice extent trends in a warming world
17:30-18:00   Ayako Abe-Ouchi (invited)   Ice Sheet - Climate Interaction learned from modeling the past for the future