Research Highlights

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Publication Datesort ascending Title Contact Institution
02/2016 Aerosol Vertical Distribution Dissected Ghan, Steven J. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
02/2016 Improved Representation of Primary Carbonaceous Aerosol Ageing in CAM5 and ACME v1 Liu, Xiaohong University of Wyoming
02/2016 Sea Salt and Dust Emissions in the Community Atmosphere Model Ghan, Steven J. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
02/2016 Uncertainty in Future Projections of the North Pacific Subtropical High and its Implication for California Winter Precipitation Change Lu, Jian Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
04/2016 Observational Constraints on Mixed-Phase Clouds Imply Higher Climate Sensitivity Zelinka, Mark Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)
01/2016 Mechanisms of Southern Ocean Heat Uptake and Transport Morrison, Adele Princeton University
05/2016 Benchmark RRTMG_LW for the inclusion of surface spectral emissivity Huang, Xianglei University of Michigan
09/2016 Comparing Model Predictions of Antarctic Ocean Warming that Drives Sea Level Rise Urban, Nathan M. Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)
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)
12/2014 Observed Multivariable Signals of Late 20th and Early 21st Century Volcanic Activity Santer, Benjamin Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)
07/2016 Industrial-era Global Ocean Heat Uptake Doubles in Recent Decades Gleckler, Peter Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)
The Asian Summer Monsoon: An Intercomparison of CMIP5 vs. CMIP3 Simulations of the Late 20th Century Sperber, Kenneth R. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)
04/2012 Simplified Metrics for the Identification of the Madden-Julian Oscillation in Models Sperber, Kenneth R. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)
The Use of Fractional Accumulated Precipitation for the Evaluation of the Annual Cycle of Monsoons Sperber, Kenneth R. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)
09/2013 Human and Natural Influences on the Changing Thermal Structure of the Atmosphere Santer, Benjamin Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)
Identifying Human Influences on Atmospheric Temperature Santer, Benjamin Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)
07/2016 Lessons from Madrid for next climate talks Santer, Benjamin Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)
07/2016 Keeping the Lights on for Global Ocean Salinity Observation Durack, Paul J. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)
07/2016 Evidence for Climate Change in Satellite Cloud Record Zelinka, Mark Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)
06/2016 Quantifying Arctic Soot: What Drives the Climate-Changing Particle Rasch, Philip Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
07/2016 Cloud Formation from Flying Bacteria and Spores Burrows, Susannah Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
10/2015 Do Emergent Constraints Help Predict Future Climate? Klein, Stephen Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)
09/2016 The CMIP6 Sea Ice Model Intercomparison Project (SIMIP) Hunke, Elizabeth Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)
Will Low-level Clouds Reflect More Sunlight with Warming? Terai, Christopher Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)

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