CCSM Joint Paleoclimate and Climate Variability Working Group Meeting

NCAR, Mesa Lab, Damon Room

Agenda

2-3 February 2004

 

Monday, 2 February 2004

8:00 am

Continental Breakfast

 

8:30 am

Introduction and welcome

M. Alexander, C. Deser, and B. Otto-Bliesner

8:40

Variability in CSM simulations for four climates: present, glacial, Eocene, and Cretaceous - Part 1

M. Huber

9:10

Variability in CSM simulations for four climates: present, glacial, Eocene, and Cretaceous - Part 2

R. Caballero

9:40

Changes in ENSO global teleconnections since the Last Glacial Maximum

C. Morrill

10:00

Break

 

10:30

How the extra tropical atmosphere has been altered by changes in the tropical climates during the last glacial-interglacial cycle

M. Khodri

10:50

Dynamical constraints of the tropical Pacific sea surface temperatures on the mid-Holocene hydroclimate changes over North America

S-I. Shin (co-authors: R. S. Webb, and Prashant D. Sardeshmukh)

11:10

External forcing and internal modes of climate: New perspectives on natural climate variability on decadal-to-centennial timescale

C. Ammann

11:40

Variations of the Hadley circulation in CCM3 and CAM2

X.-W. Quan

12:00

Lunch (on your own)

 

1:20

Modes of variability in a changing climate

G. Branstator

1:40

Mean-state or variability: Using numerical models to decipher ambiguous records of paleoenvironmental change

N. Diffenbaugh

2:00

Tropical Atlantic-Pacific interaction

R. Saravanan

2:20

Characterization of millennial scale climate variability

G. Roe (co-author: E. Steig)

2:50

Break

 

3:20

Developing a millennium-length record of the Asian Monsoon

D. Anderson

3:40

Megadroughts in the Indian monsoon and southwest U.S. regions in a 1350 year global coupled model simulation

G. Meehl

4:00

Twentieth century climate change: Understanding the effect of Indian Ocean warming

J. Hurrell (co-author: M. Hoerling)

4:20

Paleomodeling of decreased aridity in northern Africa in the Holocene

B. Otto-Bliesner

4:40

Response of the Mediterranean Seas circulation to orbital and greenhouse gas forcing in CCSM2: Implications for sapropel formation and recent observed trends

E. Brady

5:00

Reception (Damon Room)

 

 

Tuesday, 3 February 2004

8:00 am

Continental Breakfast

 

9:00 am

Marine productivity changes associated with the Permian-Triassic boundary

A. Winguth

9:20

The South Atlantic Circulation at the LGM in the NCAR Coupled Model

I. Wainer

9:40

North Pacific decadal variability in CCSM2 control experiment

Y.-O. Kwon

10:00

Break

 

10:30

CAM coupled to a mixed layer ocean model: Model physics and climate

M. Alexander

10:50

Development status and plans for the new GFDL coupled climate model

T. Delworth

11:20

CCSM3 issues

W. Collins, WG chairs

12:00

Lunch (on your own)

 

1:00

Ocean model results from the CCSM3 present-day integrations with a T42 atmosphere

G. Danabasoglu

1:20

CCSM3 T42 variability

C. Deser

1:40

Report on CCSM Isotope Workshop

N. Mahowald

2:00

Discussion