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
08/29/2014 Climate Response to the Mitigation Scenario RCP8.5 Simulated by SP-CCSM4 and CCSM4 Zhu, Xiaojie Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies
08/26/2014 The Role of Moist Processes in the Intrinsic Predictability of Indian Ocean Cyclones
08/26/2014 Sea Ice Volume and Age: Sensitivity to physical parameterizations and thickness resolution in the CICE sea ice model
08/25/2014 Improving the Representation of Dual-Phase Diffusion for Land Biogeochemical Modeling in Earth System Models Tang, J Y
08/25/2014 A Fast New Method for Statistically Characterizing High-Resolution Geophysical Fields O'Brien, T A
08/14/2014 The Pattern of Anthropogenic Signal Emergence in Greenland Ice Sheet Surface Mass Balance
08/01/2014 Detailing Aerosol-Cloud-Radiation Interactions using Simple Diagnostics Zelinka, Mark D. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
07/10/2014 Dust Increases Low Cloud Cover DeFlorio, Michael J University of California San Diego
07/08/2014 Observed Holiday Aerosol Reduction and Temperature Cooling over East Asia
06/26/2014 A Technique for Generating Consistent Ice Sheet Initial Conditions for Coupled Ice Sheet/Climate Models
06/26/2014 Increase in the Intensity of Post-monsoon Bay of Bengal Tropical Cyclones Balaguru, Kathik Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
06/16/2014 Researchers Find Common Ground for Water and Land Process Modeling Tesfa, T K Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
06/07/2014 The Robust Dynamical Contribution to Precipitation Extremes in Idealized Warming Simulations across Model Resolutions
05/23/2014 The Role of Clouds in Shifting the Mid-Latitude Jet Ceppi, Paulo
05/01/2014 Uncovering Global Effects of Clouds on Climate: Multi-scale model provides global view of Asian pollution impacts on Pacific storm track Wang, Yuan
05/01/2014 Responses of East Asian Summer Monsoon to Natural and Anthropogenic Forcings in the 17 Latest IPCC AR5 Models Song, Fenfei
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 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 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 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