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

Thursday, 18 December 2014: 1:40 PM-6:00 PM
Chairs:  Brian Medeiros, NCAR/CGD, Boulder, CO, United States and Jui-Lin F Li, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, 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:  Jui-Lin F Li, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

Improvement of Systematic Biases of Climate Forecast System (CFS) Model through Revised Convection-Microphysics and Superparameterization
Parthasarathi Mukhopadhyay1, Bidyut Goswami2, Abhik Santra1, Malay Ganai1, R Phani Murali Krishna1, M Mahakur1, Marat Khairoutdinov3 and B. N. Goswami1, (1)Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune, India, (2)University of Victoria, Depratment of Mathematics, Vancouver, BC, Canada, (3)Stony Brook University, School of Marine & Atmospheric Sciences, Stony Brook, NY, United States
Regional Wind Speed Comparison of Climate Models, Era-Interim Reanalysis and Observations
Sium Tesfai Gebremariam and Belay Demoz, Howard University, Washington, DC, United States
Evaluation of Regional Extended-Range Prediction for Tropical Waves Using COAMPS®
Xiaodong Hong1, Carolyn A. Reynolds1, James D Doyle2, Paul Wesley May3, Sue Chen1, Maria K. Flatau3 and Larry W O'Neill4, (1)Naval Research Lab Monterey, Monterey, CA, United States, (2)NRL, Monterey, CA, United States, (3)Naval Research Laboratory, Monterey, CA, United States, (4)Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, United States
Observational Evaluation of Simulated Land-Atmosphere Coupling on the U.S. Southern Great Plains
Thomas J Phillips and Stephen A Klein, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, United States
On the Sensitivity of the Diurnal Cycle in the Amazon to Convective Intensity
Kyle Frederick Itterly, Science Systems and Applications, Inc. Hampton, Hampton, VA, United States and Patrick C Taylor, NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA, United States
Using Ensemble Short-Term Initialized Coupled NASA GEOS5 Climate Model Integrations to Study Convective Bias Growth
Charles Cohen, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL, United States and Franklin R Robertson, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL, United States
Assessment of Two Planetary Boundary Layer Schemes (ACM2 and YSU) within the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) Model
Jamie Wolff, Michelle Harrold and Mei Xu, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States
Examining the Vertical Structure of Clouds Systems in CAM5 Using Simulated Cloudsat Radar Reflectivities with Estimated Uncertainties from Precipitation Distribution
Yuying Zhang1, Stephen A Klein2 and Hsi-Yen Ma1, (1)Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, United States, (2)Lawrence Livermore Laboratory, Livermore, CA, United States
Diagnosing cloud occurrence biases in the AM3 using atmospheric classification
Stuart M Evans, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States, Roger Marchand, University of Washington, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Seattle, WA, United States and Thomas P Ackerman, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, Seattle, WA, United States
The Role of Shallow Convection in Tropical Climate via Impacts of the Model Spatial Resolution
Hien Xuan Bui and Chia Chou, Research Center for Environmental Changes Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
Evaluating the Representation of Low Clouds in CAM5 Based on ARM Observations from the Azores
Xue Zheng, Stephen A Klein and Hsi-Yen Ma, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, United States
Basic Evaluation of Beijing Normal University Earth System Model (BNU-ESM) Version 1
Duoying Ji1, Lanning Wang2, Jinming Feng2, Qizhong Wu2 and Huaqiong Cheng2, (1)Beijing Normal University, College of Global Change and Earth System Science, Beijing, China, (2)Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China
Evaluation of Cloud and Precipitation Parameterization Using a Single-Column Model: A TWP-ICE Case Study
Ji-Young Han, So-Young Kim, In-Jin Choi and Soo Ya Bae, KIAPS Korea Insititute of Atmospheric Prediction Systems, SEOUL, South Korea
Numerical Weather Predictions Evaluation Using Spatial Verification Methods
Ioannis Tegoulias, Ioannis Pytharoulis, Stylianos Kotsopoulos, Stergios Kartsios, Dimitrios Bampzelis and Theodore Karacostas, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
A comparison of global reanalyses to satellite observations: quantifying errors in Cloud Fraction and TOA cloud radiative forcings
Erica K Dolinar, Xiquan Dong and Baike Xi, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, United States
Assessment of NASA GISS Post-CMIP5 Single Column Model Simulated Cloud Fraction, Liquid Water Path, and Precipitation Using Ground-based and Satellite Observations
Lei Zhang1, Xiquan Dong1, Baike Xi1, Aaron D Kennedy1 and Zhanqing Li2, (1)University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, United States, (2)Univ of Maryland College Park, College Park, MD, United States
Evaluation of simulated vertical aerosol profiles from global climate models
Sunmin Park and Robert James Allen, University of California Riverside, Chino, CA, United States
Impacts of atmospheric and oceanic resolution on the tropical Pacific climatology simulated by GFDL's new climate models
Andrew Thorne Wittenberg1, Gabriel Andres Vecchi1, Thomas L Delworth1, Anthony Rosati2, Whit Anderson1 and Fanrong Jenny Zeng1, (1)NOAA/GFDL, Princeton, NJ, United States, (2)University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States
Developing a 3D Constrained Variational Analysis Method to Calculate Large Scale Forcing Data and the Applications
Shuaiqi Tang, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, United States and Ming-Hua Zhang, SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY, United States
Evaluation of the UK Met Office's HadGEM3-RA and HadRM3P regional climate models within South America-CORDEX simulations: ENSO related interannual precipitation variability
Maisa Rojas, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile and Deniz Bozkurt, University of Chile, Center for Climate and Resilience Research, Santiago, Chile
Evaluation of A Convective Cloud Microphysics Scheme in CAM5 under the CAPT Framework
Shaocheng Xie1, Hsi-Yen Ma1, Stephen A Klein1, Xiaoliang Song2 and Guang Jun Zhang2, (1)Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, United States, (2)Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Center for Clouds Chemistry, La Jolla, CA, United States
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