Climate Sensitivity and Feedbacks: Advances and New Paradigms I

Monday, 15 December 2014: 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Chairs:  Mark D Zelinka, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, United States, Andrew E Dessler, Texas A&M Univ, College Station, TX, United States and Alexandra K Jonko, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States
Primary Conveners:  Mark D Zelinka, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Brian H Kahn, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

4:00 PM
Adjusting Views on Climate Sensitivity for a More Complete Understanding of Its Uncertainty
Piers Forster, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2, United Kingdom
4:15 PM
Spatial Patterns of Radiative Forcing and Surface Temperature Response
Drew T Shindell, Duke University, Durham, NC, United States
4:30 PM
How do global climate feedbacks differ across timescales?
Robert Colman, Scott Power, Josephine Brown and Lawson Hanson, Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
5:00 PM
Coupling between climate feedbacks and large-scale circulation
Nicole Feldl and Simona Bordoni, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, United States
5:15 PM
Robust Increase in Effective Climate Sensitivity with Transient Warming in CMIP5 Simulations
Kyle Armour, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, United States
5:30 PM
On Reducing the Uncertainty of High Climate Sensitivity
Jonah Bloch-Johnson, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, United States and Raymond Pierrehumbert, Univ of Chicago, Chicago, IL, United States
5:45 PM
The Lower Uncertainty Bound of Climate Sensitivity in Gcms: How Low Can We Go?...
Richard Millar1, Sarah Sparrow1, David Sexton2, Jason A. Lowe2, William Ingram1,2 and Myles Robert Allen3, (1)University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom, (2)Met Office Hadley center for Climate Change, Exeter, United Kingdom, (3)University of Oxford, ECI/School of Geography and the Environment, Oxford, United Kingdom
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