WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2014

GC31B. Environmental, Socio-Economic and Climatic Changes in Northern Eurasia and their Feedbacks to the Global Earth System I Posters
Conveners: Pavel Groisman (UCAR at NOAA/NCDC), Ranjeet John (Michigan State University), Sergey Gulev (P.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology), and Erwan Monier (MIT)
Session Chairs: Jiquan Chen (Michigan State University) and Herman Shugart (University of Virginia Main Campus)

8:00 AM - 12:20 PM; Poster Hall (Moscone West)


GC31B-0464 Herbivore Impact on Tundra Plant Community Dynamics Using Long-term Remote Sensing Observation.
Qin Yu, Ryan Engstrom and Nikolay I Shiklomanov, George Washington University, Washington, DC, United States
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GC31B-0451 Forecasting the Development of the Tourism Industry in the Regions of Russia in Light of Global Climate Change and Environmental Situation
Oleg Evreinov, Ekaterina Maksimova, Alisa Bakanova, and Maya Yakovleva, Baltic Academy of Tourism and Enterprise
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GC31B-0453 Climate Extreme Events over Northern Eurasia in Changing Climate
Olga Bulygina, Natalia Korshunova, and Vyacheslav Razuvaev, All-Russian Research Institute Hydrometeorological Information; and Pavel Groisman - UCAR at NOAA/NCDC
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GC31B-0454 On-Going Temperature Extremes in Siberia
Evgeny Gordov and Tamara Shulgina, Tomsk State University, SCERT
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GC31B-0455 Variations of the Hydrothermal Characteristics over the Baikal Natural Territory on the Background of Global Climate Changes
Nadezhda Voropai, V.B.Sochava Institiute of Geography SB RAS and Institute of Monitoring of Climatic and Ecological Systems SB RAS; Elena Maksyutova, V.B.Sochava Institiute of Geography SB RAS; and Tamara Shulgina, Institute of Monitoring of Climatic and Ecological Systems SB RAS
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GC31B-0456Effects of Repeated Fires in the Forest Ecosystems of the Zabaikalye Region, Southern Siberia
Elena Kukavskaya, V.N.Sukachev Institute of Forest SB RAS; Ludmilla Buryak, Siberian State Technological University; Susan Conard, and Alexander Petkov, Rocky Mountain Research Station Missoula; Kirsten Barrett, University of Leicester; Olga Kalenskaya, Siberian State Technological University; and Galina Ivanova, V.N.Sukachev Institute of Forest SB RAS
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GC31B-0457 Understanding the Linkages Between Climate, Land Use, and Land Degradation in Central Asia
Irina Sokolik, Viatcheslav Tatarskii and Olga Shemyakina, Georgia Inst Tech; Alexander Shiklomanov, University of New Hampshire Main Campus; Igor Shkolnik, Main Geophysical Observatory, Russia
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GC31B-0458 Environmental Changes and Dust Emission in the Dried Bottom of the Aral Sea
Leah Orlovsky, Rodica Indoitu, Giorgi Kozhoridze, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev; Madina Batyrbaeva, Space Research Institute; and Nikolai Orlovsky, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
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GC31B-0459 Evolution of permafrost landscapes under technogenic impacts
Aligyushad Kerimov, Engineering Scientific Company ”Ecofoundations”; Valery Grebenets, Lomonosov Mosocw State University; Dmitry Streletskiy, Nikolay Shiklomanov, and Kelsey Nyland, George Washington University
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GC31B-0460 Isotopic Content of Ground Ice in the Lower Kolyma River Valley (Eastern Siberia)
Valentin Spektor, Melnikov Permafrost Institute SB RAS; Jorien Vonk, Utrecht University; Alexander Kholodov, University of Alaska Fairbanks; Seth Spawn, Saint Olaf College; Vladimir Spektor and Varvara Andreeva, Melnikov Permafrost Institute SB RAS; and Susan Natali, Woods Hole Science Center Falmouth
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GC31B-0461 Rapid Arctic Transitions in Relation to Infrastructure and Climate Change: Comparison of the Permafrost and Geoecological Conditions in the Bovanenkovo Gas Field, Russia and the Prudhoe Bay Oil Field, Alaska
Donald Walker, Martha Raynolds,Yuri Shur, Mikhail Kanevskiy, Gary Kofinas, Marcel Buchhorn, and Lisa Wirth, University of Alaska Fairbanks; Timo Kumpula, University of Eastern Finland; Marina Leibman, Earth Cryosphere Institute; George Matyshak, Lomonosov Moscow State University; Howard Epstein, University of Virginia Main Campus; and Bruce Forbes, University of Lapland
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GC31B-0462 Top-down versus bottom-up estimates of methane fluxes over the East Siberian Arctic Shelf
Natalia Shakhova and Igor Semiletov, University of Alaska Fairbanks and National Tomsk Research Polytech University, Russia; Irina Repina, Inst Atmospheric Physics, Russia; Anatoly Salyuk, Denis Kosmach, and Denis Chernykh, Russian Academy of Sciences; and Artem Aniferov, Inst Atmospheric Physics, Russia
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GC31B-0463 PERMAFROST THAW AND REDISTRIBUTION OF CARBON FROM LANDS AND OCEANS TO THE ATMOSPHERE: THE EAST SIBERIAN REGION
Igor Semiletov and Natalia Shakhova, University of Alaska Fairbanks; Irina Pipko, Oleg Dudarev, and Alexander Charkin, Russian Academy of Science, FEBRAS, Pacific Oceanological Institute
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GC31B-0452 Ten Years of Northern Eurasia Earth Science Partnership Initiative (NEESPI): Results and Future Plans
Pavel Groisman, UCAR at NOAA/NCDC; Garik Gutman, NASA Headquarters; Sergey Gulev, P.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, RAS; and Shamil Maksyutov, NIES National Institute of Environmental Studies
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GC31B-0465 Mapping post-disturbance stand age distribution in Siberian larch forest based on a novel method
Dong Chen, Tatiana Loboda, Alexander Krylov, and Peter Potapov, University of Maryland
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GC31B-0466 Peatland classification of West Siberia based on Landsat imagery
Irina Terentieva, Tomsk and Yugra State Universities; Mikhail Glagolev, Moscow State University, Russian Academy of Sciences; Elena Lapshina, Yugra State University; and Shamil Maksyutov, National Institute for Environmental Studies
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GC31B-0467 High-latitude steppe vegetation and the mineral nutrition of Pleistocene herbivores
Sergei Davydov and Anna Davydova, NorthEast Science Station, Pacific Institute of Geography, FEB RAS; Raisa Makarevich, Pacific Institute of Geography FEB RAS; Michael Loranty, Colgate University; and Gennady Boeskorov, Institute of Diamond and Precious metals Geology SB RAS
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GC31B-0468 Synergistic Use of Passive Microwave and Visible to Near Infrared Data Improves Fine Scale Dynamics in Major Grain Production Areas of Russia, Ukraine, and Kazakhstan
Woubet Alemu and Geoffrey Henebry, South Dakota State University
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GC31B-0469 Comparison of the New LEAF Area INDEX (LAI 3G) with the Kazahstan-Wide LEAF Area INDEX DATA SET (GGRS-LAI) over Central ASIA
Martin Kappas, Pavel Propastin, and Jan Degener, University of Goettingen; and Tsolmon Renchin, NUM-ITC-UNESCO
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GC31B-0470 Land Use Change Mapping from Multi-Temporal Earth Observation Data in the Siberian Kulunda Steppe
Irene Walde, Sören Hese, and Christiane Schmullius, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena
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GC31B-0471 Quantifying landscape resilience using vegetation indices
Ian Eddy, Forest Sciences Centre; and Sarah Gergel, University of British Columbia
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GC31B-0472 Regional Vegetation Dynamics and Its Response to Climate Change—A Case Study in the Tao River Basin in Northwestern China
Jiaguo Qi, Michigan State University; and Changbin Li, LZU Lanzhou University
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GC31B-0473 Annual Changes of Paddy Rice Planting Areas in Northeastern Asia from MODIS images in 2000-2014
Xiangming Xiao, Geli Zhang, Jinwei Dong, Michael Menarguez, Weili Kou, Cui Jin, Yuanwei Qin, Yuting Zhou, Jie Wang, and Berrien Moore, All at University of Oklahoma
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GC31B-0474 Differentiating between Land Use and Climate-driven Change using Long–term Vegetation Index Trends adjusted for Precipitation on the Mongolian Plateau
Ranjeet John and Jiquan Chen, Michigan State University; Youngwook Kim, Univ of Montana; Zutao Yang, LEES lab, University of Toledo; Jingfeng Xiao, University of New Hampshire; Changliang Shao, LEES lab; and Ochirbat Batkhishig, Institute of Geography, Mongolian Academy of Sciences
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GC31B-0475 Climate and vegetation productivity and their impacts on livestock mortality in Mongolia: “zhud” disaster mechanisms revisited
Sinkyu Kang, Keunchang Jang, and Bolorerdene Lkhamsuren, Kangwon National University
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GC31B-0476 GEOLOGICAL MAPPING USES LANDSAT 4-5TM SATELLITE DATA IN MANLAI SOUM OF OMNOGOVI AIMAG
Bayanmunkh Norovsuren, Environmental Research Information and Study Center
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ED53B-3476 Hands-on Approach to Prepare Specialists in Climate Changes Modeling and Analysis Using an Information-Computational Web-GIS Portal "Climate"
Yulia Gordova (yulia@scert.ru), Tamara Shulgina , and Yulia Martynova, Institute of Monitoring of Climatic and Ecological Systems SB RAS and Tomsk State University, Tomsk, Russia
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NG33A-3814 Reanalysis Data Evaluation to Study Temperature Extremes in Siberia
Tamara Shulgina and Evgeny Gordov, Institute of Monitoring of Climatic and Ecological Systems SB RAS, Siberian Center for Environmental Research and Training, and Tomsk State University, Tomsk, Russia
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