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
08/15/2018 Pinpointing the Players in a Rapidly Warming Arctic Wang, Hailong Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
08/15/2018 Long-Term Aerosol Trends in the Continental United States Wang, Hailong Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
08/15/2018 Hurricanes Gained Strength More Quickly in the Central and Eastern Atlantic Ocean over the Last 30 Years Leung, L. Ruby Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
08/15/2018 Current Strategies Using Satellite Data Limit the Accuracy of Space-Based Estimates of How Aerosols Brighten Clouds Rasch, Po-Lun Ma and Philip J. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
08/02/2018 Drivers of Low Cloud Responses to Poleward Jet Shifts in Observations & Models Zelinka, Mark Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
07/30/2018 Characteristics of Bay of Bengal Monsoon Depressions in the 21st Century Ashfaq, Moetasim Oak Ridge National Laboratory
07/30/2018 Biases in Forest Distributions in CMIP5 Models Lead to Large Uncertainties in Extratropical Forest Biomass Yang, Cheng-En Oak Ridge National Laboratory
07/25/2018 Biomass Smoke from Southern Africa Can Significantly Enhance the Brightness of Stratocumulus Over the Southeastern Atlantic Ocean Liu, Xiaohong University of Wyoming
07/25/2018 Quality Control for Community Based Sea Ice Model Development Hunke, Elizabeth Los Alamos National Laboratory
07/25/2018 The Far-Reaching Effects of Tropical Moist Air Leung, Ruby Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
06/29/2018 On the Linearity of Local and Regional Temperature Changes From 1.5°C to 2°C of Global Warming Arblaster, Julie University of Monash
06/19/2018 Anthropogenic Warming Impacts on Today’s Sierra Nevada Snowpack and Flood Risk Huang, Xingying University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)
06/18/2018 Tracking Stalled Storms Like Hurricane Harvey Wang, Simon Utah State University
06/18/2018 What Precipitation is Extreme? Pendergrass, Angeline National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
06/08/2018 Sensitivity of Mountain Hydroclimate Simulations in Variable-Resolution CESM to Microphysics and Horizontal Resolution Rhoades, Alan Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
06/04/2018 More Urbanization Could Mean More Rain for Cities Leung, Ruby Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
06/04/2018 Oceanic Divide Factors Into Tropical Cyclone Strength Leung, L. Ruby Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
05/24/2018 Atmospheric River Tracking Method Intercomparison Project (ARTMIP): Project Goals and Experimental Design Shields, Christine National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
05/18/2018 Contribution of Environmental Forcings to US Runoff Changes for the Period 1950–2010 Mao, Jiafu Oak Ridge National Laboratory
05/14/2018 Evaluating Ice Sheet Model Initializations Kennedy, Joseph H. Oak Ridge National Laboratory
05/10/2018 Modeling Stochastic Phenology in Earth System Models Goodsman, Devin Los Alamos National Laboratory
05/08/2018 Sea Change: The Ocean’s Powerful Effect on Earth Systems Lu, Jian Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
05/08/2018 Hurricane Intensity is More Than Surface Deep Leung, L. Ruby Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
05/08/2018 Dry Patch of Land Connects Rainfall Across Continents Leung, L. Ruby Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
05/07/2018 Strong Dependence of Simulated Carbon-Nitrogen Dynamics on Numerical Coupling Between Nitrogen Uptake and Mineralization Processes Riley, William J. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
05/01/2018 A Functional Response Metric for the Temperature Sensitivity of Tropical Ecosystems Keppel-Aleks, Gretchen University of Michigan
04/30/2018 Forest Response to Rising CO2 Drives Zonally Asymmetric Rainfall Change Over Tropical Land Kooperman, Dr. Gabriel University of Georgia
04/27/2018 The Influence of ENSO Flavors on Western North Pacific Tropical Cyclone Activity Collins, William D. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
04/25/2018 Reduced Connection Between the East Asian Summer Monsoon and Southern Hemisphere Circulation on Interannual Timescales Under Intense Global Warming Hu, Aixue NCAR
04/25/2018 Enhanced Hydrological Extremes in the Western United States Under Global Warming Through the Lens of Water Vapor Wave Activity Leung, Ruby Pacific Northwest National Laboratory