Session 17B Emerging Surprises in Climate Change

Thursday, 11 January 2018: 3:30 PM-5:00 PM
408 (Hilton) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 31st Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Walter Robinson, North Carolina State Univ., Department of Marine, Earth, & Atmospheric Sciences, Raleigh, NC and Gudrun Magnusdottir, Univ. of California, Department of Earth System Science, Irvine, CA

3:30 PM
One Drier, One Wetter: A Tale of Two Rainforests
Kerry H. Cook, The Univ. of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX; and E. K. Vizy and J. khanna

3:45 PM
Unexpected Impacts of Global Warming on Extreme Warm Spells
Prashant D. Sardeshmukh, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/ESRL/PSD, Boulder, CO; and G. P. Compo, C. McColl, and C. Penland

4:00 PM
4:15 PM
Striking Seasonality in the Secular Warming over North America: Structure and Mechanisms
Vishal Ravi, Univ. of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom; and N. Thomas and S. Nigam

4:30 PM
Evaluating Changes to Natural Variability in the Ocean on a Warming Globe in CMIP5 Models
Heather Vazquez, Florida International Univ., Miami, FL; and R. Burgman
4:45 PM
The United States “Warming Hole”: An Update to 2016 and Application to Equivalent Temperature
Justin Schoof, Southern Illinois Univ., Carbondale, IL; and J. Leonard and T. Ford
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