Regional Climate Modeling to Improve Climate Variability and Change Projections at the Local Scale

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Thursday, 27 January 2011: 9:45 AM-11:00 AM
Washington State Convention Center
Hosts: (Joint between the 25th Conference on Hydrology; and the 23rd Conference on Climate Variability and Change )
Cochairs:  Francina Dominguez, Dept. of Atmospheric Sciences, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; Dennis P. Lettenmaier, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA and L. Ruby Leung, Atmospheric Sciences and Global Change Division, PNNL, Richland, WA
The potential for an abrupt failure of the West African monsoon as climate warms
Naresh Neupane, University of Texas, Austin, TX; and E. K. Vizy and K. H. Cook

Combined effects of global warming and an AMOC shutdown on West African and European climate
Meredith Brown, University of Texas , Austin, TX; and E. K. Vizy and K. H. Cook

Air-sea coupling mechanisms in the North Pacific using a high-resolution mesoscale atmospheric model
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Local and remote influences on vertical wind shear in the tropical Atlantic region
Xiaojie Zhu, Texas A&M University, College station, TX; and R. Saravanan

Poster PDF (8.8 MB)

High resolution simulation of the succession of hurricanes in 2008: Gustav, Hanna, and Ike
Wuyin Lin, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY; and M. Zhang, A. M. Vogelmann, and J. He

Poster PDF (2.4 MB)

Paper 407 has been moved and replaced by 407A. New paper numer is J10.3A.

Advances in Coupling Regional Circulation/Land Surface Models and Dynamic Crop Models
Guillermo A. Baigorria, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL; and D. W. Shin

Dynamical Downscaling of NASA/GISS ModelE: Continuous, Multi-Year WRF Runs
Tanya L. Otte, EPA, Research Triangle Park, NC; and J. H. Bowden, C. G. Nolte, M. J. Otte, J. E. Pleim, J. A. Herwehe, G. Faluvegi, and D. Shindell

Poster PDF (2.2 MB)

Analysis and quantification of uncertainty in climate adaptation products for the southwestern US
Duane Apling, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Chantilly, VA; and G. Higgins, K. Darmenova, and H. Kiley

Regional climate modeling in the Lower Mississippi River Valley for water resources assessments
Valentine G. Anantharaj, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS; and G. V. Mostovoy, Y. Lau, C. A. Peterson, C. D. Armstrong, and X. Fan

Reproducibility and future projection of monthly maximum number of consecutive dry days in Japan: Improvement by a 5-km-mesh regional climate model
Masuo Nakano, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Japan; and S. Kanada, T. Kato, and K. Kurihara

Assessment of Climate Change over Colorado River Basin as predicted by Regional Climate Models
Yanhong Gao, Environmental and Engineering Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Lanzhou, China; and J. Vano and D. P. Lettenmaier

Poster PDF (1.9 MB)

Simulated regional climate change in the Carpathian Basin using ENSEMBLES model simulations
Judit Bartholy, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary; and R. Pongracz, E. Miklos, and A. Kis
Manuscript (211.4 kB)

Poster PDF (1005.2 kB)

Development of the Regional Arctic Climate System Model (RACM) --- Performance of the VIC land surface model in coupled simulations
Chunmei Zhu, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and D. Lettenmaier, J. He, T. Craig, and W. Maslowski

Conservative and Noise Resistant Data Remapping for Coupling WRF and CAM
Ying Chen, SUNY, Stony Brook, NY; and X. Jiao, W. Lin, M. H. Zhang, and J. He

Poster PDF (1.1 MB)

Construction of WRF/CAM two-way coupling system and preliminary results
Juanxiong He, Stony Brook University/SUNY, Stony Brook, NY; and M. Zhang, W. Lin, Y. Chen, and A. M. Vogelmann

Poster PDF (384.6 kB)

Assessment of dynamical downscaling in Japan using the Regional Atmospheric Modeling System (RAMS)
Koji Dairaku, National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention, Tsukuba, Japan; and R. Pielke Sr., A. Beltran-Przekurat, S. IIzuka, and W. Sasaki

Assessment of Climate Model Performance over the Australian Region
Luke M. Leslie, Washington University in St. Louis, Norman, OK

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