Session 3B Understanding the Causes of Climate Change

Monday, 24 January 2011: 4:00 PM-5:30 PM
609 (Washington State Convention Center)
Host: 23rd Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chris E. Forest, Pennsylvania State Univ., Department of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science, University Park, PA

4:00 PM
The impact of the state of the troposphere on the response to stratospheric heating in a simplified GCM
Isla R. Simpson, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; and M. Blackburn, J. D. Haigh, and S. Sparrow
4:15 PM
Anthropogenic influence on long return period daily temperature extremes at regional scales
Francis W. Zwiers, EC, Toronto, ON, Canada; and X. Zhang and Y. Feng

4:30 PM
The Impact of Stratospheric Ozone on Southern Hemisphere Circulation Change: A Multimodel Assessment
Seok-woo Son, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada; and E. P. Gerber, J. Perlwitz, L. M. Polvani, N. P. Gillett, K. H. Seo, and SPARC/CCMVal-2 Coauthors

4:45 PM
Effects of systematic measurement errors on detection of climate change
Janet Daniels, SSAI, Hampton, VA; and G. L. Smith and K. J. Priestley
5:15 PM
Assessing uncertainty of regional climate change from global climate models
Chris E. Forest, Penn State University, University Park, PA; and W. Li and J. Barsugli
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