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 Date Title Author Institution
07/23/2015 Aridity Changes in the Tibetan Plateau in a Warming Climate Leung, L. Ruby
11/12/2015 Dynamical Convergence on the Jet Stream in Aquaplanet AGCMs Leung, L. Ruby Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
11/12/2015 Understanding the Indian Ocean Response to Double CO2 Forcing in a Coupled Model Leung, L. Ruby University of California San Diego
12/09/2015 Changes in Moisture Flux over the Tibetan Plateau during 1979-2011: Insights from a High-Resolution Simulation-JOC-May2015 Leung, L. Ruby
01/06/2016 West Coast Flooding on the Horizon Leung, L. Ruby
07/05/2016 Researchers Put Model to the Test for Trans-Pacific Aerosols Leung, L. Ruby Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
07/05/2016 Implementing and Evaluating Variable Soil Thickness in the Community Land Model, Version 4.5 (CLM4.5) Leung, L. Ruby Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
10/03/2016 Bay of Bengal May-June Cyclones Grow Stronger in the North, Weaker in the South Leung, L. Ruby Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
12/06/2016 Prolonged El Niño Conditions in 2014-2015 and the Rapid Intensification of Hurricane Patricia in the Eastern Pacific Leung, L. Ruby Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
12/06/2016 Upscaling from Local Convection to the Global Jet Stream Leung, L. Ruby Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
12/06/2016 Mesoscale Convection Changing Spring Rain in the Great Plains States Leung, L. Ruby Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
12/22/2016 Can Dynamical Downscaling Improve Tropical Cyclone Storm Surge Simulations? Leung, L. Ruby Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
01/09/2017 Decreased Upper Ocean Salinity Helps Intensify Super Typhoons Leung, L. Ruby Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
02/10/2017 Delving into Model Resolution Impacts: The High Resolution Model Intercomparison Project (HighResMIP v1.0) for CMIP6 Leung, L. Ruby Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
02/10/2017 The Tropical Rain Belts with an Annual Cycle and a Continent Model Intercomparison Project: TRACMIP Leung, L. Ruby Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
02/20/2017 Exploring the Impacts of Physics and Resolution on Aqua-Planet Simulations from a Non-Hydrostatic Global Variable-Resolution Modeling Framework Leung, L. Ruby Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
02/24/2017 Satellite Sounder Observations of Contrasting Tropospheric Moisture Transport Regimes: Saharan Air Layers, Hadley Cells, and Atmospheric Rivers Leung, L. Ruby Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
03/10/2017 Sources of Errors in the Simulation of South Asian Summer Monsoon in the CMIP5 GCMs Leung, L. Ruby Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
03/10/2017 Human Activities Influence Precipitation at Global and Continental Scales Leung, L. Ruby Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
03/27/2017 New Topography-Based Subgrid Units Improve Land-Surface Modeling Leung, L. Ruby Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
03/27/2017 A Promising Venue to Improve the Realism of Precipitation Simulations at a Continental Scale Leung, L. Ruby Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
03/27/2017 Exploring the Effects of Nonhydrostatic Formulation of Atmospheric Motions in High-Resolution All-Ocean Simulations Leung, L. Ruby Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
04/17/2017 Key Relationship Emerges in Modeling Plant Response to CO2 Increase Leung, L. Ruby Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
04/17/2017 Representing Floodplain Inundation in an Earth System Model Leung, L. Ruby Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
05/15/2017 Establishing a Numerical Modeling Framework for Hydrologic Engineering Analyses of Extreme Storm Events Leung, L. Ruby Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
05/15/2017 A Novel, Finite-Amplitude Wave Activity Transformation Reveals New Insights on Water Cycle Variations and Extremes Leung, L. Ruby Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
05/15/2017 Regional Downscaling of Subseasonal-to-Seasonal (S2S) Prediction: Past Lessons and Future Prospects Leung, L. Ruby Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
09/05/2017 Urbanization is Key Contributor to Increased Intensity of Extreme Heat Events in the Yangtze River Delta Leung, L. Ruby Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
09/05/2017 Analysis of Coordinated Observations Reveals the Structure and Evolution of a Long-lived Atmospheric River Leung, L. Ruby Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
09/05/2017 Survey on Large-scale Hydroclimatic Variability Illustrates Complexity, Importance of the Field Leung, L. Ruby Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

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