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.

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Submission Date Title Author Institution
04/25/2014 Parallel Algorithms for Planar and Spherical Delaunay Construction with an Application to Centroidal Voronoi Tessellations
04/18/2014 September 2007 Sea Ice Minimum Used as a Case Study Considering the Importance of Surface Forcing for Sea Ice Models , Wei Li Pennsylvania State University
04/14/2014 Profiling Clouds' Inner Life: Subgrid modeling pinpoints cloud transformation to uncover true reflective power Xiao, Heng
04/14/2014 An AeroCom Assessment of Black Carbon in Arctic Snow and Sea Ice
04/14/2014 Impacts of Climate Change and Vegetation Dynamics on Runoff in the Mountainous Region of the Haihe River Basin in the Past Five Decades Lei, Huimin
04/14/2014 A Novel Technique to Diagnose the Spatio-Temporal Impact of Convective Systems Zarzycki, Colin M University of Michigan
04/09/2014 Water Woes Projected in U.S. Southwest: Regional water availability reductions ahead according to research that reveals spring drying trends Yang, Gao
04/09/2014 Regional Modeling of Dust Mass Balance and Radiative Forcing over East Asia using WRF-Chem
04/09/2014 Scalability of Grid- and Subbasin-Based Land Surface Modeling Frameworks for Hydrologic Simulations Tesfa, Teklu K
03/29/2014 Investigation of Aerosol Indirect Effects Using a Cumulus Microphysics Parameterization in a Regional Climate Model
03/29/2014 Mighty Monsoon Reacts to Deserts' Whims Vinoj, V
03/29/2014 Linking Mean Circulation Change to Extremes through a Nonlinear Wave Activity Diagnostic Hagos, Samson
03/29/2014 Regional Model Simulation of the African Monsoon Precipitation Response to Land Use Change Hagos, Samson
03/05/2014 Feedbacks Between Subglacial Drainage and Glacier Dynamics Hoffman, Matthew Los Alamos National Laboratory
03/05/2014 Can Data Mining Help Constrain Climate Sensitivity?
02/14/2014 Lessons from an All-Ocean World: Longstanding modeling challenges doused in simulations of important precipitation features Yang, Qing Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
02/14/2014 The Dependence of ITCZ Structure on Model Resolution and Dynamical Core in Aqua-Planet Simulations
02/14/2014 Links Between Flood Frequency and Annual Water Balance Behaviors: A Basis for Similarity and Regionalization
02/14/2014 Effect of Uncertainty in the Surface Mass Balance-Elevation Feedback on Projections of the Future Sea Level Rise from the Greenland Ice Sheet
02/03/2014 Plugging Water's Effects in an Earth System Model Leng, Guoyong Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
02/03/2014 Adding Varoom to a Community Land Model: New study finds accurate parameters rev up water and energy flux modeling Sun, Y Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
01/21/2014 The Long and Rich Life of Tropical Clouds Hagos, Samson Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
01/20/2014 Testing a Relationship: Arctic Warming and China's Summer Monsoon Li, Y Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
01/20/2014 Brewing Up a Storm Balaguru, K
01/15/2014 Size Matters: Modeling Dust Mass Balance and Radiative Forcing Zhao, C Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
01/15/2014 Distant Desert Dust Increases Snowpack in California: Local pollution’s influence less impressive on Sierra Nevada Mountains’ precipitation Fan, J Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
01/15/2014 A Sensitivity Study of Radiative Fluxes at the Top of Atmosphere to Cloud-Microphysics and Aerosol Parameters in the Community Atmosphere Model CAM5
01/15/2014 The Long and Short of Modeling Water Resources Management: A new module for Earth system models fills the gap across scales Voisin, N Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
01/14/2014 Boreal Winter Low-Frequency Variability in CMIP5 Models
01/14/2014 Anomalous Temperature Regimes During the Cool Season: Long-Term Trends, Low-Frequency Mode Modulation, and Representation in CMIP5 Simulations