Detection and attribution of climate change with a focus on extremes (Part I)

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Wednesday, 5 February 2014: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room C102 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Host: 26th Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chair:  Seung-Ki Min, School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Pohang, Gyungbuk, South Korea
  8:30 AM
  8:45 AM
CMIP5 Model Assessments of the Ongoing Global Warming Hiatus and Two Extreme 2012 Climate Events
Thomas R. Knutson, NOAA/GFDL, Princeton, NJ; and R. Zhang, A. Wittenberg, and F. Zeng

  9:00 AM
Attributing intensification of precipitation extremes to human influence
Xuebin Zhang, EC, Toronto, ON, Canada; and H. Wan, F. W. Zwiers, G. Hegerl, and S. K. Min

  9:15 AM
Was the risk of the record-breaking Australian heat wave in 2013 increased by human activity?
Sarah Perkins, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia; and S. Lewis

  9:30 AM
Attribution of Observed SST Trends and Sub-Continental Land Warming to Anthropogenic Forcing during 19792005
Qigang Wu, Nanjing University, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China; and D. Chan and A. Xun

  9:45 AM
Multi-model detection and attribution of extreme temperature changes
Seung-Ki Min, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Pohang, Gyungbuk, South Korea; and X. Zhang, F. W. Zwiers, H. Shiogama, Y. S. Tung, and M. F. Wehner