Session 11B Decadal-Multidecadal Variability in Pacific, Atlantic and Indian Basins: Part 1

Thursday, 14 January 2016: 8:30 AM-9:45 AM
Room 352 ( New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center)
Host: 28th Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Benjamin J. Henley, University of Melbourne, School of Earth Sciences, Parkville

Ocean surface/subsurface structure; ocean-atmosphere-land-cryosphere interactions; hydroclimate impacts (e.g., droughts) and mechanisms; potential predictability; experimental prediction (statistical/ dynamical).

8:45 AM
Why Was It so Wet in Winter 201314 over North West Europe?
Jeff Knight, Met Office Hadley Centre, Met Office, Exeter, United Kingdom, Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom; and A. Maidens, D. Fereday, C. Folland, A. Scaife, and G. Brunet
9:00 AM
Is the PDO a Coupled Atmosphere-Ocean Process?
Natalie Perlin, RSMAS/Univ. of Miami, Miami, FL; and B. P. Kirtman
9:15 AM
Decadal Variability in the Pacific: observations, modelling and palaeoclimate
Benjamin J. Henley, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia; and D. J. Karoly, J. Gergis, and M. Freund
9:30 AM
Ice core-derived histories of North Pacific climate variability
Stacy E. Porter, Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center, Columbus, OH; and E. Mosley-Thompson and L. G. Thompson
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