Research Highlights

The entire collection of Climate Modeling Research Highlights can be accessed using the sorting links on the right. You may also search the BER Research Highlights database by selecting Climate and Earth System Modeling and/or Integrated Assessment then selecting List.

Any item marked with a star indicates that it has been added in the last 30 days.

Submission Datesort ascending Title Author Institution
03/02/2018 Near Term Ocean Warming Around Antarctica Affects Long Term Rate of Sea Level Rise Jackson, Charles The University of Texas at Austin
02/27/2018 Improved Representation of Surface Spectral Emissivity in a Global Climate Model and its Impact on Simulated Climate Huang, Xianglei University of Michigan
02/14/2018 Effective Online Monitoring and Saving Strategy for Large-Scale Climate Simulation Mayer, Benjamin Oak Ridge National Laboratory
02/12/2018 The Impact of Parametric Uncertainties on Biogeochemistry in the E3SM Land Model Ricciuto, Daniel Oak Ridge National Laboratory
02/12/2018 Implicit-Explicit (IMEX) Runge-Kutta Methods for Non-Hydrostatic Atmospheric Models Gardner, David J. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
01/30/2018 Quantifying the Effects of Historical Land Cover Conversion Uncertainty on Global Carbon and Climate Estimates Collins, William D. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
01/29/2018 Exploring a Variable-Resolution Approach for Simulating Regional Climate in the Rocky Mountain Region Using the VR-CESM Liu, Xiaohong University of Wyoming
01/29/2018 The Changing Character of Twenty-First-Century Precipitation over the Western United States in the Variable-Resolution CESM Ullrich, Paul University of California
01/18/2018 Glacial Moulin Formation Triggered by Rapid Lake Drainage Hoffman, Matthew Los Alamos National Laboratory
01/18/2018 Impacts of Microtopographic Snow Redistribution and Lateral Subsurface Processes on Hydrologic and Thermal States in an Arctic Polygonal Ground Ecosystem: A Case Study Using ELM-3D v1.0 Riley, William J. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
01/18/2018 Earth System Model High-Latitude Temperature Biases can be Resolved by Incorporating Realistic Surface Longwave Emission Kuo, Chaincy Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
01/18/2018 Lagrangian Ocean Analysis: Fundamentals and Practices Wolfram, Phillip J. Los Alamos National Laboratory
01/17/2018 Future Loss of Arctic Sea-Ice Cover Could Drive a Substantial Decrease in California’s Rainfall Cvijanovic, Ivana Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
01/15/2018 The Staggered Nodal Finite Element Method (SNFEM) Discretization for Non-Hydrostatic Atmospheric Modeling Guerra, Jorge E. University of California Davis
01/09/2018 Prognostic Plant Traits Butler, Ethan University of Minnesota
01/02/2018 Tracer Transport within an Unstructured Grid Ocean Model using Characteristic Discontinuous Galerkin Advection Lee, David Los Alamos National Laboratory
01/02/2018 Discrete Conservation Properties for Shallow Water Flows using Mixed Mimetic Spectral Elements Lee, David Los Alamos National Laboratory
11/29/2017 Performance Analysis of Fully Explicit and Fully Implicit Solvers Within A Spectral Element Shallow-Water Atmosphere Model Evans, Katherine Oak Ridge National Laboratories
11/29/2017 A Novel Way to Compute Ocean Mixing with Particles Wolfram, Phillip J. Los Alamos National Laboratory
10/19/2017 New Study Examines Storage-Streamflow Correlations using Data Mining Approaches to Reveal Fundamental Controls of Hydrologic Responses Shen, Chaopeng Pennsylvania State University
10/19/2017 New Work Proposes Novel Infrastructural Updates that will Accelerate Earth System Modeling Shen, Chaopeng Pennsylvania State University
10/13/2017 Fire Affects Global Land Temperatures and Energy Flows by Restructuring Ecosystems Lamberty, Ben Bond Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
09/05/2017 Explicit Consideration of Irrigation Source and Method Matters for Modeling Irrigation Effects Leung, L. Ruby Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
09/05/2017 Accounting for Groundwater Use and Return Flow Improves Modeling of Water Management Leung, L. Ruby Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
08/14/2017 Simulating the Global Water Cycle with A High Spatial-Resolution Climate Model Terai, Christopher Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
08/14/2017 Climate Mitigation from Vegetation Biophysical Feedbacks during the Past Three Decades Shi, Xiaoying Oak Ridge National Laboratory
08/14/2017 Measuring the Impact of Mesoscale Eddies in the Ocean’s Climate Ringler, Todd D Los Alamos National Laboratory
08/14/2017 Understanding Current and Eddy Contributions to Ocean Mixing Wolfram, Phillip J. Los Alamos National Laboratory
08/07/2017 A High Order Characteristic Discontinuous Galerkin Scheme for Advection on Unstructured Meshes Lee, David Los Alamos National Laboratory
08/07/2017 Modeling Ice Shelf/Ocean Interaction in Antarctica Asay-Davis, Xylar Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research