Toward Reducing Systematic Errors in Weather and Climate Models: Evaluation, Understanding, and Improvement III Posters

Thursday, 18 December 2014: 1:40 PM-6:00 PM
Chairs:  Fanglin Yang, National Centers for Environmental Prediction, Clarksville, MD, United States and Shaocheng Xie, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, United States
Primary Conveners:  Shaocheng Xie, Lawrence Livermore Nat''l Lab, Livermore, CA, United States
Co-conveners:  Jui-Lin F Li, JPL, Pasadena, CA, United States, Brian Medeiros, NCAR/CGD, Boulder, CO, United States and Fanglin Yang, NCEP/EMC, Camp Springs, MD, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Shaocheng Xie, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

Extended-Range High-Resolution Dynamical Downscaling over a Continental-Scale Domain
Syed Zahid Husain, Leo Separovic, Wei Yu and David Fernig, Environment Canada, Dorval, QC, Canada
Climate Change Response of Ocean Net Primary Production (NPP) and Export Production (EP) Regulated by Stratification Increases in The CMIP5 models
Weiwei Fu1, James Tremper Randerson1 and Jefferson Keith Moore2, (1)University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA, United States, (2)University of Illinois at Urbana, Urbana, IL, United States
Statistical Downscaling of Wintertime Temperatures over South Korea
Seo-Yeon Lee and Kwang-Yul Kim, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
Nonparametric Stochastic Model for Uncertainty Quantifi cation of Short-term Wind Speed Forecasts
Aamna Mohammed AL-Shehhi, Mohamed Chaouch and Taha Ouarda, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Climate Model Biases in the Width of the Tropical Belt
Nicholas Davis, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, United States and Thomas Birner, CO State Univ-Atmospheric Sci, Fort Collins, CO, United States
Systematic Dependence of Projected Future Changes in the Arctic Oscillation on the Stratospheric Wave Activity Among High-Top CMIP5 Models
Joo-Hong Kim, Ji-Won Kim, Baek-Min Kim and Seong-Joong Kim, KOPRI Korea Polar Research Institute, Incheon, South Korea
New Radiosonde Temperature Bias Adjustments for Potential NWP Applications Based on GPS RO Data
Bomin Sun1, Anthony Reale2, Bradley Ballish2 and Dian J Seidel2, (1)IMSG, College Park, MD, United States, (2)NOAA College Park, College Park, MD, United States
Temperature and Humidity Profiles in the “TqJoint” Data Group of AIRS Version 6 Product for the Climate Model Evaluation
Feng Ding1,2, Fan Fang1,2, Thomas J Hearty III2,3, Michael Theobald1,2, Bruce Vollmer2 and Christopher Lynnes2, (1)ADNET Systems Inc. Greenbelt, Greenbelt, MD, United States, (2)NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States, (3)Wyle Information Systems, Inc., Lanham, MD, United States
Simulated Climate Sensitivity Uncertainty: Control Bias, Perturbed Physics and the Tuning of Models
Dietmar Dommenget, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Quantitative Characterization of Spurious Gibbs Waves in 45 CMIP5 Models
Kerrie L Geil and Xubin Zeng, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, United States
Impact of soil parameter and physical process on reproducibility of hydrological processes by land surface model in semiarid grassland
Shin Miyazaki1,2, Kazuaki Yorozu3, Jun Asanuma4, Masayuki Kondo1 and Kazuyuki Saito1, (1)JAMSTEC Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Kanagawa, Japan, (2)NIPR National Institute of Polar Research, Tokyo, Japan, (3)Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan, (4)University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
Impacts of Gravity Wave Drag Parameterizations on the Middle Atmosphere in Korea Institute of Atmospheric Prediction Systems-Global Model 
Hyun-Joo Choi and Emilia Kyung Jin, KIAPS Korea Insititute of Atmospheric Prediction Systems, Seoul, South Korea
A Study on Future Changes in Precipitation Associated with the Baiu Front Using CMIP5 Simulations
Chie Yokoyama1, Yukari N Takayabu1 and Sachie Kanada2, (1)Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, University of Tokyo, Kashiwa, Japan, (2)Hydrospheric Atmospheric Research Center, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan
Excessive Cold-tongue and Weak ENSO Asymmetry: Are These Two Common Biases in Climate Models Linked?
De-Zheng Sun, Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO, United States; Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, Boulder, CO, United States
Errors in the Simulated Heat Budget of CGCMs in the Eastern Part of the Tropical Oceans
Julia Hazel1, Matthew T Masarik1, Carlos R Mechoso1, R. Justin Small2 and Enrique N Curchitser3, (1)UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, United States, (2)National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States, (3)Rutgers University New Brunswick, Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, New Brunswick, NJ, United States
Key Signatures in the Barotropic Vorticity Budget within Ocean Western Boundary Currents : Understanding the Gulf Stream Pathway
Joseph Arthur Schoonover1, William K Dewar2, Nicolas Wienders3, Jonathan Gula4, James C McWilliams4, Maarten J Molemaker4, Susan C Bates5 and Gokhan Danabasoglu5, (1)Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Institute, Tallahassee, FL, United States, (2)Florida State Univ, Tallahassee, FL, United States, (3)Florida St Univ--OSB 415, Tallahassee, FL, United States, (4)University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, United States, (5)National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States
The role of sunshine absorption on rainfall increase
Benjamin Fildier, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, United States and William Collins, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, United States
WRF EMS model High resolution simulations over river-urban area in Amazonia
Julio Tota, Kaleb Lima, Rodrigo da Silva and Paulo Fisher Kuhn, Federal University of Western Para, Santarem, Brazil
A Multi-Model Analysis of the Cloud Phase Transition in 16 GCMs Using Satellite Observations (CALIPSO/GPCP) and Reanalysis Data (ECMWF/MERRA).
Grégory Cesana1, Duane Edward Waliser1, Xianan Jiang2 and Jui-Lin F Li1, (1)NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States, (2)JIFRESSE/UCLA, Pasadena, CA, United States
Developing sub-domain verification methods based on GIS tools
Jeffrey A. Smith1, Theresa Anne Foley2 and John W. Raby1, (1)US Army Research Laboratory, White Sands Missile, NM, United States, (2)Oak Ridge Associated Universities Inc., Oak Ridge, TN, United States
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