18th Conference on Climate Variability and Change

Session 9


Climate Model Analysis and Improvement

 Cochairs: Sumant Nigam, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD; Philip W. Mote, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA
11:00 AM9.1Running a climate model in forecast mode to identify the source of tropical climate errors: With specific reference to the dry bias error over the Maritime Continent in an atmosphere only GCM  extended abstract wrf recording
Jane Strachan, Univ. of Reading, Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom; and P. M. Inness, J. M. Slingo, and G. M. Martin
11:15 AM9.2The importance of tropical Pacific SST changes between the warm pool and the cold tongue  
Prashant Sardeshmukh, NOAA/CIRES/CDC, Boulder, CO; and G. P. Compo
11:30 AM9.3Attribution of atmospheric variations in the 1997-2003 period to SST anomalies in the Pacific and Indian Ocean basins  
Ngar-Cheung Lau, NOAA/GFDL, Princeton, NJ; and A. Leetmaa and M. J. Nath
11:45 AM9.4An Assessment of Future Caribbean Climate Changes using the BAU Scenario by Coupling a Global Circulation Model with a Regional Model  extended abstract wrf recording
M.E. Angeles, Univ. of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, PR; and J. E. Gonzalez, D. J. Erickson, and J. Hernández
12:00 PM9.5Relative cooling of the N. Indian Ocean: Its relation to aerosols and Indian/sub-Saharan Africa rainfall trends  
C. E. Chung, SIO/Univ. of California, La Jolla, CA; and V. Ramanathan
12:15 PMLunch Break (Cash and Carry available in Exhibit Hall)  
1:30 PM9.6Assimilating precipitation to improve simulations of the North American summer circulation  
Ana M. B. Nunes, SIO/Univ. of California, La Jolla, CA; and J. O. Roads and M. Kanamitsu
1:45 PM9.7Dynamical amplification of polar warming  
Ming Cai, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL
2:00 PM9.8The response of extratropical precipitation and moisture transport to increased CO2.  
David J. Lorenz, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and E. DeWeaver
2:15 PM9.9Climate change impacts on the hydrology of the Upper Mississippi River Basin as determined by an ensemble of GCMs  extended abstract wrf recording
Eugene S. Takle, Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA; and M. Jha, C. J. Anderson, and P. W. Gassman
2:30 PM9.10Potentially predictable components of African summer rainfall in SST-forced GCM simulations  
Michael K. Tippett, Internation Research Institute for Climate Prediction, Palisades, NY; and A. Giannini
2:45 PM9.11A Simple Conceptual Model of Lower Troposphere Stability and Marine Stratus and Stratocumulus Cloud Fraction  extended abstract wrf recording
Yanping He, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and R. Dickinson
3:00 PMCoffee Break in the Exhibit Hall and AMS IPOD Raffle  
3:30 PM9.12How and why to upgrade cloud microphysics in climate models  extended abstract wrf recording
Sam F. Iacobellis, SIO/Univ. of California, La Jolla, CA; and R. C. J. Somerville
9.13Solar radiation budget derived by integrating ground-based and satellite observations with a Monte Carlo radiation model  extended abstract
Dohyeong Kim, Univ. of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA; and V. Ramanathan, A. Ohmura, and E. G. Dutton
3:45 PM9.14Future projection of precipitation extremes with 20km-mesh Atmospheric General Circulation Model  
Kenji Kamiguchi, MRI, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; and A. Kitoh, T. Uchiyama, R. Mizuta, and A. Noda
4:00 PM9.15Some considerations of climate feedback  
J. Ray Bates, Univ. College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
4:15 PM9.16Difficulties in simulating the phase of diurnal water and energy cycles  
A.C. Ruane, ECPC, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD, La Jolla, CA; and J. Roads and M. Kanamitsu

Thursday, 2 February 2006: 11:00 AM-4:30 PM, A314

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