Research Highlights

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Publication Date Title Contact Institution
03/2014 Effects of the Bering Strait Closure on AMOC and Global Climate Under Different Background Climates
12/2013 Energy Balance in a Warm World Without the Ocean Conveyor Belt and Sea Ice Hu, Aixue National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
12/2013 Exploratory High-Resolution Climate Simulations using the Community Atmosphere Model (CAM) Bacmeister, Julio T National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
06/2014 Getting Caught with Our Plants Down: The risks of a global crop yield slowdown from climate trends in the next two decades Lobell, D B
07/2014 How Well are the Distribution and Extreme Values of Daily Precipitation over North America Represented in the Community Climate System Model? A Comparison to Reanalysis, Satellite, and Gridded Station Data Gervais, M
01/2014 Interactions Between Externally-forced Climate Signals from Sunspot Peaks and the Internally-generated Pacific Decadal and North Atlantic Oscillations Loon, H van
07/2014 Individual Feedback Contributions to the Seasonality of Surface Warming Sejas, S A
03/2014 Lower Estimates of Near-term Global Warming from Initialized Climate Models Meehl, G A
10/2013 Mixed-Phase Clouds Cause Climate Model Biases in Arctic Wintertime Temperature Inversions Pithan, F.
11/2013 Observational Constraint on Water Vapor Feedback Gordon, N. D.
On the Correspondence Between Mean Forecast Errors and Climate Errors in CMIP5 Models Ma, Hsi-Yen Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)
01/2014 Pattern Scaling: a review of its strengths and limitations, and an update on the latest model simulations Tebaldi, C
04/2014 On the Possible Interaction between Internal Climate Variability and Forced Climate Change Lu, J
01/2014 Processes Controlling Southern Ocean Shortwave Climate Feedbacks in CESM Kay, J E
03/2014 Preparing for the Next Phase of CMIP Meehl, Gerald A National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
02/2014 Slowdown of Global Warming in the Early-2000s Due to Stronger Pacific Trade Winds England, M. H.
05/2014 Using Aquaplanets to Understand the Robust Responses of Comprehensive Climate Models to Forcing Medeiros, B
03/2013 A Decomposition of Feedback Contributions to Polar Warming Amplification Taylor, P. C.
11/2012 A New Fractional Snow-Covered Area Parameterization for the Community Land Model and its Effect on the Surface Energy Balance [nid:2816] Swenson, S. C.
11/2012 The Aqua-Planet Experiment (APE): Response to Changed Meridional SST Profile Williamson, D. L.
10/2013 The Aqua Planet Experiment (APE): CONTROL SST Simulation Blackburn, M.
05/2012 Assessment of CCSM4 Air-Sea Flux Behavior from 1986-2005 Bates, S.C.
03/2012 A Zonal Wave Number-3 Pattern of Northern Hemisphere Wintertime Planetary Wave Variability at High Latitudes Teng, H.
11/2012 Case Studies for Initialized Decadal Hindcasts and Predictions for the Pacific Region Meehl, G. A. National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
01/2013 Climate Change Projections in CESM1 (CAM5) Compared to CCSM4 Meehl, G. A. National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
04/2013 Climate Models Without Pre-Industrial Volcanic Forcing Underestimate Historical Ocean Thermal Expansion [nid:2799] Gregory, J.M.
05/2013 Could a Future “Grand Solar Minimum” Like the Maunder Minimum Stop Global Warming? Meehl, G A National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
03/2013 Decadal Climate Prediction: An Update from the Trenches co-authors, G. A. Meehl and National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
10/2012 Decadal Variability Influences Year-to-year Climate Fluctuations in the Tropical Indo-Pacific Region Meehl, G. A. National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
10/2013 Dependence of APE Simulations on Vertical Resolution with the Community Atmospheric Model, Version 3 Willamson, D. L.