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.

Any item marked with a star indicates that it has been added in the last 30 days.

Submission Datesort ascending Title Author Institution
06/17/2016 Regional Contributions of ENSO-Driven Precipitation Variability and Slowly-Evolving Mean Precipitation in the Future Bonfils, Celine Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
06/17/2016 Evaluation of the Vertical Distribution of Aerosols in Global Transport Models Ghan, Steven J. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
06/17/2016 Tracking Aerosol Lifetimes using Radioactive Tracers Wang, Hailong Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
06/17/2016 Simulating Hydrologic Flux Sensitivity to Model Parameters in the Community Land Model Huang, Maoyi Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
06/17/2016 Improving Our Fundamental Understanding of the Role of Aerosol-Cloud Interactions in the Climate System Ghan, Steven J. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
06/17/2016 Relative Contributions of Mean-State Shifts and ENSO-Driven Variability to Precipitation Changes in a Warming Climate Bonfils, Celine Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
06/11/2016 Comparing Model Predictions of Antarctic Ocean Warming that Drives Sea Level Rise Urban, Nathan M. Los Alamos National Laboratory
06/09/2016 Benchmark RRTMG_LW for the inclusion of surface spectral emissivity Huang, Xianglei the University of Michigan
05/11/2016 Mechanisms of Southern Ocean Heat Uptake and Transport Morrison, Adele Princeton University
04/27/2016 Observational Constraints on Mixed-Phase Clouds Imply Higher Climate Sensitivity Zelinka, Mark LLNL
04/13/2016 Sea Salt and Dust Emissions in the Community Atmosphere Model Ghan, Steven J. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
04/13/2016 Uncertainty in Future Projections of the North Pacific Subtropical High and its Implication for California Winter Precipitation Change Lu, Jian Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
03/31/2016 Improved Representation of Primary Carbonaceous Aerosol Ageing in CAM5 and ACME v1 Liu, Xiaohong University of Wyoming
03/18/2016 Aerosol Vertical Distribution Dissected Ghan, Steven J. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
03/18/2016 Hydrologic Model Structural Uncertainty Reduced by a Hierarchical Mixture of Experts and Diagnostic Modeling Approach Demissie, Yonas Washington State University
03/10/2016 Aerosol Effects on Different Types of Clouds Ghan, Steven J. Institute for Climate and Global Change Nanjing Univeristy
03/10/2016 Volcanic Aerosols in Climate Models Ghan, Steven J. National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
03/10/2016 Local Finite-Amplitude Wave Activity as an Objective Diagnostic of Midlatitude Extreme Weather Lu, Jian Cornell University
03/10/2016 Rain-aerosol Relationships Influenced by Wind Speed Ghan, Steven J. Scripps Institution of Oceanography
03/07/2016 Today's Clouds: They Aren't Reliable Reporters Ghan, Steven J. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
03/07/2016 Quantifying the Impact of Cloud Uncertainties on Aerosol Effects Qian, Yun Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
02/29/2016 An Improved Minimal Representation of Aerosols for Climate Models Ghan, Steven J. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
02/25/2016 Improved Quantification of Jet Stream Variability and Trends Chen, Gang
02/15/2016 Mechanisms Contributing to Suppressed Precipitation in Mt. Hua of Central China. Part I: Mountain Valley Circulation Fan, Jiwen
02/15/2016 Capturing the Relationship between Environmental Moisture and Precipitation: Important for Simulating the Madden-Julian Oscillation Hagos, Samson
02/15/2016 Urbanization Impact on Summer Precipitation: Urban Heat Island versus Aerosol Effects Qian, Yun
02/15/2016 Scientists Project Large Increase in Extreme Precipitation over Western North America Due to Global Warming Hagos, Samson M.
02/15/2016 Breaking Down Aerosol Complexity: A simpler representation of aerosols captures the essence of their influence on climate Ghan, Steven J. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
02/08/2016 A new conceptual model of short-term photosynthate storage and transport based on experimental observations (, Jiafu Mao, ORNL
01/30/2016 Vegetation regulation on streamflow intra-annual variability through adaption to climate variations Li, Hong-Yi