Session 8 Role of Air-Sea Interaction in Climate Variability and Change II: Atlantic Ocean and Climate Modelling

Thursday, 12 July 2012: 10:30 AM-12:15 PM
Essex North (Westin Copley Place)
Host: 18th Conference on Air-Sea Interaction
Young-Oh Kwon, WHOI, Physical Oceanography Department, Woods Hole, MA

10:30 AM
Atmospheric response to the North Atlantic Ocean variability on seasonal to decadal scales
Claude Frankignoul, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France; and G. Gastineau and F. D'Andrea
10:45 AM
‘Missing' polar lows enhance deep-water formation in the Nordic Seas
Alan Condron, Climate System Research Center, Amherst, MA; and I. A. Renfrew
11:00 AM
A predictable AMO-like pattern in GFDL's fully-coupled ensemble initialization and decadal forecasting system
Xiaosong Yang, NOAA/GFDL, Princeton, NJ; and A. Rosati, S. Zhang, T. L. Delworth, R. Gudgel, R. Zhang, G. A. Vecchi, W. Anderson, Y. S. Chang, T. M. DelSole, K. W. Dixon, R. Msadek, W. Stern, A. Wittenberg, and F. Zeng
11:45 AM
What Needs Parameterization? Assessing Climate Model Errors by Timescale
Baylor Fox-Kemper, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and P. E. Hamlington
12:00 PM
Ocean surface gravity wave effects on global climate simulations
Yalin Fan, US Naval Research Laboratory, Stennis Space Center, MS; and S. Griffies and S. J. Lin
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