Session 7 Climate (past, present, and future)

Thursday, 5 May 2011: 8:30 AM-3:15 PM
Rooftop Ballroom (15th Floor) (Omni Parker House )
Host: 11th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography
Ian Eisenman, SIO/Univ. Of California, San Diego, CA

8:30 AM
Fifty-year Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station climatology: quality control and analysis
Matthew A. Lazzara, Antarctic Meteorological Research Center/ Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and L. M. Keller
8:45 AM
Antarctic warming? Insight from a new near-surface temperature reconstruction from 1960-2010
Julien P. Nicolas, Byrd Polar Research Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; and A. J. Monaghan, D. H. Bromwich, and D. Gratz

9:00 AM
Factors that influence near surface temperatures over West Antarctica
Scott Hosking, British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge, UK, United Kingdom; and J. Turner and A. Orr
9:15 AM
Seasonal Zonal Asymmetries in the Southern Annular Mode
Ryan L. Fogt, Ohio University, Athens, OH; and J. M. Jones
9:30 AM
Spatial and temporal variability in the annual cycle of Northern Hemisphere snow extent, using a newly completed climate data record
Gina R. Henderson, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD; and D. J. Leathers, D. A. Robinson, and T. W. Estilow
9:45 AM
ENSO-SAM teleconnections and decadal variability
Keith M. Hines, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; and D. H. Bromwich, A. B. Wilson, and A. Lucas
10:15 AM

10:45 AM
Declining summer snowfall in the Arctic: Causes, impacts and feedbacks
James Screen, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; and I. Simmonds
11:00 AM
Observed changes in pan-arctic cold-season minimum monthly river discharge
Asa K. Rennermalm, Rutgers, Piscataway, New Jersey; and E. F. Wood and T. Troy
11:15 AM
Impacts of Climate Change and Variability on the Subarctic Hydropower Sector
Jessica Cherry, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK
11:30 AM
Recent changes in tropospheric water vapor over the Arctic
Mark C. Serreze, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and A. P. Barrett and J. Stroeve
11:45 AM
Comparison of climate variability between the regions of the Tiksi, Barrow and Alert hydrometeorological observatories
Taneil Uttal, NOAA/Earth Systems Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO; and A. Makshtas, N. Ivanov, L. Matrosova, I. Bolshakova, N. Matsui, and O. Jukova
12:00 PM
Old Weather and the new climate of the Arctic: crowdsourcing large-scale data rescue for climate research
Kevin R. Wood, JISAO/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and P. Brohan, G. P. Compo, and J. E. Overland
12:15 PM

1:45 PM
On the dynamics of an abrupt climate change
Brian E. J. Rose, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and D. Ferreira and J. Marshall

2:00 PM
Multi-Regime States of Arctic Atmospheric Circulation
Brandon J. Fisel, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and W. J. Gutowski, J. M. Hobbs, and J. J. Cassano
2:30 PM
Simulation of 21st century Arctic climate change in CCSM4
Stephen J. Vavrus, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and M. M. Holland, A. Jahn, D. Bailey, J. A. Maslanik, and J. Kay
2:45 PM
The Arctic atmosphere in CCSM4: Evaluation of key variables
Gijs de Boer, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and W. L. Chapman, J. Kay, B. Medeiros, M. Shupe, S. Vavrus, and J. E. Walsh
3:00 PM
Arctic climate variability as derived from coupled AOGCM REMO/MPIOM
Dmitry Sein, Max Planck Institute, Hamburg, Germany; and L. Niederdrenk and U. Mikolajewicz
3:15 PM
Synoptic climatology reconstruction using ice core data from McCall Glacier, Alaska
Elizabeth N. Cassano, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and J. J. Cassano, J. R. McConnell, and M. Nolan
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