Research Highlights

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Publication Date Title Contact Institution
12/2015 Relative Contributions of Mean-State Shifts and ENSO-Driven Variability to Precipitation Changes in a Warming Climate Bonfils, Celine Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)
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)
12/2015 Regional Contributions of ENSO-Driven Precipitation Variability and Slowly-Evolving Mean Precipitation in the Future Bonfils, Celine Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)
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)
06/2016 Sticky Organic Ocean Spray Burrows, Susannah Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
02/2014 Volcanic contribution to decadal changes in tropospheric temperature Santer, Benjamin Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)
01/2016 Volcanic Effects on Climate Santer, Benjamin Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)
06/2016 Soot from Biomass Burning Affects Clouds, Increasing Drought over Africa Rasch, Philip J Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
06/2016 Confronting the 'Indian Summer Monsoon Response to Black Carbon Aerosols’ with the Uncertainty in its Radiative Forcing and Beyond Mahajan, Salil Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
06/2016 Bay of Bengal May-June Cyclones Grow Stronger in the North, Weaker in the South Leung, L. Ruby 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
11/2016 Sea Salt Enhances El Niño Variability Russell, Lynn M Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO)
06/2016 Land Degradation Likely Worsened Sahel Droughts Leung, Ruby Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
12/2016 Quantifying Impacts of Heat Waves on Power Grid Operation Kraucunas, Ian Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
08/2016 Revisiting the Climate Impacts of Cool Roofs around the Globe using an Earth System Model Rasch, Phil Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
06/2015 Black Carbon Induced Northern Hemisphere Tropical Expansion Mahajan, Salil Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
09/2016 Bit Grooming Improves Precision/Compression Ratio Zender, Charles S. University of California at Irvine (UC Irvine)
10/2016 Understanding Climate Model Forcing Pincus, Robert University of Colorado/CIRES
02/2017 Modeling Amplified Warming in Sierra Nevada Mountains Due to Snow Albedo Feedback Walton, Daniel University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)
03/2016 Representing Leaf and Root Physiological Traits in CLM Improves Global Carbon and Nitrogen Cycling Predictions Riley, William J. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)
02/2016 A Generic Law-of-the-Minimum Flux Limiter for Simulating Substrate Limitation in Biogeochemical Models Riley, William J. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)
01/2016 Multiple Soil Nutrient Competition between Plants, Microbes, and Mineral Surfaces Riley, William J. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)
09/2016 Emulating Mean Patterns and Variability of Temperature across and within Scenarios in Anthropogenic Climate Change Experiments Tebaldi, Claudia National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
06/2016 Allowances for Evolving Coastal Flood Risk under Uncertain Local Sea-Level Rise Tebaldi, Claudia National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
03/2016 Are GRACE-Era Terrestrial Water Trends Driven by Anthropogenic Climate Change Fasullo, John National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
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)
02/2016 Making Sense of the Early-2000s Warming Slowdown Meehl, Gerald National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
02/2016 Future Risk of Record-Breaking Summer Temperatures and its Mitigation Lehner, Flavio National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
06/2016 Initialized Decadal Prediction for Transition to Positive Phase of the Interdecadal Pacific Oscillation Meehl, Gerald National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
07/2016 Antarctic Sea Ice Expansion between 2000-2014 Driven by Tropical Pacific Decadal Climate Variability Meehl, Gerald National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)

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