Research Highlights

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Publication Date Titlesort descending Contact Institution
03/2018 A Basis Set for Exploration of Sensitivity to Prescribed Ocean Conditions for Estimating Human Contributions to Extreme Weather in CAM5.1-1degree Collins, William D. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)
A Breath of Cold Air: scientists discover the truth behind the role of cold air pools in climate Smith, Steven J Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
02/2017 A Cheaper Way to Understand Teleconnections in Climate Models Kravitz, Ben Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
06/2014 A Comparative Analysis of the Impacts of Climate Change and Irrigation on Land Surface and Subsurface Hydrology in the North China Plain
05/2019 A comparison of CCSM4 high-resolution and low-resolution predictions for south Florida and southeast United States drought Kirtman, Ben University of Miami
04/2016 A Comparison of U.S. Precipitation Extremes under RCP8.5 and RCP 4.5 with an Application of Pattern Scaling Tebaldi, Claudia National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
03/2013 A Decomposition of Feedback Contributions to Polar Warming Amplification Taylor, P. C.
02/2017 A Dynamical and Statistical Characterization of United States Extreme Precipitation Events and their Associated Large-Scale Meteorological Patterns Black, Robert X Georgia Institute of Technology School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
A Fast New Method for Statistically Characterizing High-Resolution Geophysical Fields O'Brien, T A
04/2018 A Functional Response Metric for the Temperature Sensitivity of Tropical Ecosystems Keppel-Aleks, Gretchen University of Michigan
03/2016 A Global Sensitivity Analysis Identifies Main Parameters Driving Uncertainty in Los Alamos Sea Ice Model (CICE) Urrego-Blanco, Jorge R. Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)
02/2019 A Hierarchical Analysis of the Impact of Methodological Decisionson Statistical Downscaling of Daily Precipitation and Air Temperatures Pryor, Sara C. Cornell University
05/2016 A More Powerful Reality Test for Climate Models Gleckler, Peter Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)
02/2015 A Multi-scale Modelling Framework Model (Superparameterized CAM5) with a Higher-Order Turbulence Closure: Model Description and Low-Cloud Simulations
11/2012 A New Fractional Snow-Covered Area Parameterization for the Community Land Model and its Effect on the Surface Energy Balance [nid:2816] Swenson, S. C.
04/2019 A New Method for Evaluating Controls on Heat and Drought Extremes Collins, William D. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
A New Reactive Transport Solver Integrated in CLM4 and CLM4.5 Allows More Mechanistic Treatment of Processes and Evaluation of Uncertainties Liu, Xiaohong
11/2015 A New Synoptic Scale Resolving Global Climate Simulation Using the Community Earth System Model
A New Top Boundary Condition for Modeling Surface Diffusive Exchange of Generic Tracers Liu, Xiaohong
11/2017 A New Way to Uncover Aerosol Radiative Forcing Errors Feldman, Daniel Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)
07/2017 A Newly Identified Cloud Oscillation in Atmospheric Model Simulations Klein, Stephen A. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)
05/2019 A Nonparametric Method for Producing Isolines of Bivariate Exceedance Probabilities Collins, William D. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
A Novel Technique to Diagnose and Partition Cloud Feedbacks Ganguly, Dilip
12/2013 A Novel Technique to Diagnose the Spatio-Temporal Impact of Convective Systems Zelinka, Mark Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)
03/2017 A Novel, Finite-Amplitude Wave Activity Transformation Reveals New Insights on Water Cycle Variations and Extremes Leung, L. Ruby Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
02/2019 A Probabilistic Gridded Product for Daily Precipitation Extremes Over the United States Collins, William D. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
02/2017 A Promising Venue to Improve the Realism of Precipitation Simulations at a Continental Scale Leung, L. Ruby Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
12/2015 A Reduced Complexity Framework to Bridge the Gap between AGCMs and Cloud-Resolving Models Medeiros, Brian National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
05/2015 A Review of Temperature Extremes and their Large-Scale Meteorological Patterns Grotjahn, Richard University of California at Davis (UC Davis)
06/2019 A Review of the Role of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation in Atlantic Multidecadal Variability and Associated Climate Impacts Kwon, Young-Oh Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution