December 2015

Our group gave three talks at the AGU Fall Meeting, including one invited and two contributed (by Dr. Wang and Amir Erfanian):

“Projecting Future Land Use Changes in West Africa Driven by Climate and Socioeconomic Factors: Uncertainties and Implications for Adaptation”

“Modeling the Climatic Impact of Land Cover Changes Using a Regional Model: Sensitivity to Experimental Design and Lateral Boundary Conditions”

“Incorporating vegetation feedbacks in regional climate modeling over West Africa”

Dana, Congsheng, and Kazi all gave poster presentations.

September 2015

Dana Parr successfully defended his PhD thesis, and is moving to a postdoc position at UMass-Amherst. Congratulations to Dana!

Dr. Congsheng Fu completed his postdoc appointment in our group, and is joining Dr. Xuhui Lee’s group at Yale University.  We are glad that he will be still close by. Congsheng, come back to visit often!

March 2015

Dr. Wang gave a seminar at University of Virginia on “Modeling the Interactions between Agricultural Land Use and Regional Climate Change: West Africa as a Case Study”.