Bengtsson, Lennart

The Earth's Hydrological Cycle

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Table of contents

1. Foreword: International Space Science Institute (ISSI) Workshop on the Earth’s Hydrological Cycle
Lennart Bengtsson

2. Review of Understanding of Earth’s Hydrological Cycle: Observations, Theory and Modelling
Michael Rast, Johnny Johannessen, Wolfram Mauser

3. Challenges and Opportunities in Water Cycle Research: WCRP Contributions
Kevin E. Trenberth, Ghassem R. Asrar

4. Physically Consistent Responses of the Global Atmospheric Hydrological Cycle in Models and Observations
Richard P. Allan, Chunlei Liu, Matthias Zahn, David A. Lavers, Evgenios Koukouvagias, Alejandro Bodas-Salcedo

5. Quantifying and Reducing Uncertainty in the Large-Scale Response of the Water Cycle
Gill M. Martin

6. Connecting Satellite Observations with Water Cycle Variables Through Land Data Assimilation: Examples Using the NASA GEOS-5 LDAS
Rolf H. Reichle, Gabriëlle J. M. De Lannoy, Barton A. Forman, Clara S. Draper, Qing Liu

7. Initialisation of Land Surface Variables for Numerical Weather Prediction
Patricia Rosnay, Gianpaolo Balsamo, Clément Albergel, Joaquín Muñoz-Sabater, Lars Isaksen

8. Closing the Gaps in Our Knowledge of the Hydrological Cycle over Land: Conceptual Problems
William A. Lahoz, Gabriëlle J. M. De Lannoy

9. Toward Improved Estimation of the Dynamic Topography and Ocean Circulation in the High Latitude and Arctic Ocean: The Importance of GOCE
J. A. Johannessen, R. P. Raj, J. E. Ø. Nilsen, T. Pripp, P. Knudsen, F. Counillon, D. Stammer, L. Bertino, O. B. Andersen, N. Serra, N. Koldunov

10. Sea Surface Salinity Observations from Space with the SMOS Satellite: A New Means to Monitor the Marine Branch of the Water Cycle
Nicolas Reul, Severine Fournier, Jaqueline Boutin, Olga Hernandez, Christophe Maes, Bertrand Chapron, Gaël Alory, Yves Quilfen, Joseph Tenerelli, Simmon Morisset, Yann Kerr, Susanne Mecklenburg, Steven Delwart

11. Role of Ocean in the Variability of Indian Summer Monsoon Rainfall
Porathur V. Joseph

12. Perspectives in Modelling Climate–Hydrology Interactions
Stefan Hagemann, Tanja Blome, Fahad Saeed, Tobias Stacke

13. Downscaling Satellite Precipitation with Emphasis on Extremes: A Variational ℓ1-Norm Regularization in the Derivative Domain
E. Foufoula-Georgiou, A. M. Ebtehaj, S. Q. Zhang, A. Y. Hou

14. Global Snow Mass Measurements and the Effect of Stratigraphic Detail on Inversion of Microwave Brightness Temperatures
Mark Richardson, Ian Davenport, Robert Gurney

15. Glaciers in the Earth’s Hydrological Cycle: Assessments of Glacier Mass and Runoff Changes on Global and Regional Scales
Valentina Radić, Regine Hock

16. Observing Global Surface Water Flood Dynamics
Paul D. Bates, Jefferey C. Neal, Douglas Alsdorf, Guy J.-P. Schumann

17. Arctic Climate and Water Change: Model and Observation Relevance for Assessment and Adaptation
Arvid Bring, Georgia Destouni

18. Irrigation Effects on Hydro-Climatic Change: Basin-Wise Water Balance-Constrained Quantification and Cross-Regional Comparison
Shilpa M. Asokan, Georgia Destouni

Keywords: Environment, Climate Change, Hydrology/Water Resources, Atmospheric Sciences, Oceanography, Earth System Sciences

Publication year
Space Sciences Series of ISSI
Page amount
6 pages
Natural Sciences
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