Research Highlights

The entire collection of Earth and Environmental System Modeling Research Highlights can be accessed using the sorting links on the left. You may also search the BER Research Highlights database by selecting Earth and Environmental System Modeling and/or Multisector Dynamics then selecting List.

Publication Datesort descending Title Contact Institution
12/2015 Volcanic Effects on Climate Santer, Benjamin Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)
02/2016 A new conceptual model of short-term photosynthate storage and transport based on experimental observations Mao, Jiafu Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
02/2016 An Improved Minimal Representation of Aerosols for Climate Models Ghan, Steven J. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
02/2016 Improved Representation of Primary Carbonaceous Aerosol Ageing in CAM5 and ACME v1 Liu, Xiaohong University of Wyoming
02/2016 Sea Salt and Dust Emissions in the Community Atmosphere Model Ghan, Steven J. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
02/2016 Today's Clouds: They Aren't Reliable Reporters Ghan, Steven J. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
03/2016 Aerosol Effects on Different Types of Clouds Ghan, Steven J. Nanjing University - Institute for Climate and Global Change
03/2016 Volcanic Aerosols in Climate Models Ghan, Steven J. National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
03/2016 Tracking Aerosol Lifetimes using Radioactive Tracers Wang, Hailong Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
05/2016 Implementing and Evaluating Variable Soil Thickness in the Community Land Model, Version 4.5 (CLM4.5) Leung, L. Ruby Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
05/2016 Classification of Hydrological Parameter Sensitivity and Evaluation of Parameter Transferability across 431 US MOPEX Basins Huang, Maoyi Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
05/2016 Uncertainty Quantification in Climate Modeling and Projection Qian, Yun Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
05/2016 Representing Leaf and Root Physiological Traits in CLM Improves Global Carbon and Nitrogen Cycling Predictions Riley, William J. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)
05/2016 A Generic Law-of-the-Minimum Flux Limiter for Simulating Substrate Limitation in Biogeochemical Models Riley, William J. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)
05/2016 Multiple Soil Nutrient Competition between Plants, Microbes, and Mineral Surfaces Riley, William J. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)
05/2016 Improving Our Fundamental Understanding of the Role of Aerosol-Cloud Interactions in the Climate System Ghan, Steven J. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
06/2016 The Staggered Nodal Finite Element Method (SNFEM) Discretization for Non-Hydrostatic Atmospheric Modeling Guerra, Jorge E. University of California at Davis (UC Davis)
06/2016 Soot from Biomass Burning Affects Clouds, Increasing Drought over Africa Rasch, Philip J Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
06/2016 Human-Induced Greening of the Northern Extratropical Land Surface Mao, Jiafu Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
06/2016 Evaluation of the Vertical Distribution of Aerosols in Global Transport Models Ghan, Steven J. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
07/2016 Nudging and Model Sensitivities Ghan, Steven J. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
07/2016 Inversion of geothermal flux in a thermo-mechanically coupled nonlinear Stokes ice sheet model Stadler, Georg New York University
07/2016 Phosphorus Feedbacks Constraining Tropical Ecosystem Responses to Changes in Atmospheric CO2 and Climate Yang, Xiaojuan Climate Change Science Institute
07/2016 Experimental Design for Three Interrelated Marine Ice-Sheet and Ocean Model Intercomparison Projects Asay-Davis, Xylar Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
08/2016 Revisiting the Climate Impacts of Cool Roofs around the Globe using an Earth System Model Rasch, Phil Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
08/2016 Global Model Improved by Incorporating New Hypothesis for Vegetation Nutrient Limitation, Supported by Field Experiment Thornton, Peter E. Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
09/2016 Benchmark RRTMG_LW for the inclusion of surface spectral emissivity Huang, Xianglei University of Michigan
09/2016 An Observationally Based Global Band-by-Band Surface Emissivity Dataset for Climate and Weather Simulations Huang, Xianglei University of Michigan
09/2016 Explicit Aqueous Phase Redox and pH Dynamics Added to the Converging Trophic Cascade (CTC) Decomposition Model Thornton, Peter E. Climate Change Science Institute
09/2016 Bit Grooming Improves Precision/Compression Ratio Zender, Charles S. University of California at Irvine (UC Irvine)

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