Decadal-Multidecadal variability in Pacific and Atlantic basins: Ocean surface/subsurface structure; ocean-atmosphere-land-cryosphere interactions; hydroclimate impacts (e.g., droughts) and mechanisms; potential predictability; experimental prediction (statistical/ dynamical).

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Wednesday, 7 January 2015: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
121BC (Phoenix Convention Center - West and North Buildings)
Host: 27th Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chair:  R. Saravanan, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas

  10:30 AM
Changes in the global divergent overturning circulation, including the Hadley and Walker Circulations
Gilbert P. Compo, CIRES, Univ. of Colorado and Physical Sciences Division/ESRL/NOAA, Boulder, CO; and P. D. Sardeshmukh

  10:45 AM
Does External Forcing Interfere with the AMOC's influence on North Atlantic Sea Surface Temperature?
Neil F. Tandon, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; and P. J. Kushner
  11:00 AM
Influence of the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation on the Northern Hemisphere Climate in winter
Gudrun Magnusdottir, Univ. of California, Irvine, CA; and Y. Peings

  11:15 AM
The Pacific Decadal Oscillation, Revisited
Matthew Newman, University of Colorado/CIRES and NOAA/ESRL/Physical Sciences Division, Boulder, CO; and M. Alexander, T. Ault, K. M. Cobb, C. Deser, E. Di Lorenzo, N. J. Mantua, A. J. Miller, S. Minobe, H. Nakamura, N. Schneider, and D. J. Vimont
  11:30 AM
  11:45 AM
Exploring Pacific climate variations and their impacts on East African Water Resources and Food Security
Chris C. Funk, USGS/Earth Resources Observation Systems, Santa Barbara, CA; and M. Hoerling, A. Hoell, B. Liebmann, J. Verdin, and G. eilerts