Session 8 Arctic and High Latitude Climate Variability I

Wednesday, 9 January 2013: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Ballroom B (Austin Convention Center)
Host: 25th Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Xiangdong Zhang, University of Alaska, International Arctic Research Center, Fairbanks, AK

8:30 AM
The Contribution of Frozen Ground Changes in Eurasia to Arctic Amplification
Oliver W. Frauenfeld, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and L. Chen and T. Zhang

8:45 AM
Rapid Changes in Arctic Sea Ice: How Do Climate Models Capture the Reality?
Xiangdong Zhang, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK

9:15 AM
9:30 AM
The Seasonal Cycle of Polar Specific Humidity Inversions in Four Reanalyses
Michael A. Brunke, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and S. T. Stegall and X. Zeng
9:45 AM
The Characteristic Variability and Connection to the Underlying Synoptic Activity of the Amundsen-Bellingshausen Seas Low
Alex J. Wovrosh, The Ohio State University, Athens, OH; and R. L. Fogt, R. A. Langen, and I. Simmonds
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