Characterizing and Interpreting Changes in Temperature and Precipitation Extremes I

Thursday, 17 December 2015: 08:00-10:00
3003 (Moscone West)
Primary Conveners:  Karen A McKinnon, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States
Conveners:  Andrew N Rhines1, Peter J Huybers1 and Paul C Loikith2, (1)Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States(2)Jet Propulsion Lab, Pasadena, CA, United States
Chairs:  Karen A McKinnon1, Andrew N Rhines1 and Paul C Loikith2, (1)Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States(2)Portland State University, Portland, OR, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Karen A McKinnon, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States
Implications of dynamics underlying temperature and precipitation distributions for changes in extremes (Invited) (58567)
J David Neelin1, Paul C Loikith2, Samuel N Stechmann3, Sandeep Sahany4, Diana N Bernstein1, Kevin Martin Quinn5, Joyce Meyerson6, Katrina Hales1 and Baird Langenbrunner1, (1)University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, United States, (2)Portland State University, Portland, OR, United States, (3)University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, United States, (4)National Environment Agency Singapore, Singapore, Singapore, (5)University of California, Beverly Hills, CA, United States, (6)UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Changes in U.S. Temperature Extremes under Increased CO2 in Millennial-scale Climate Simulations (64978)
Whitney K Huang1, Michael Stein2, Elisabeth J Moyer2, Shanshan Sun3 and David McInerney4, (1)Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, United States, (2)University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, United States, (3)University of Chicago, Department of the Geophysical Sciences, Chicago, IL, United States, (4)University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
Changes in Extreme Warm and Cold Temperatures Associated with 20th Century Global Warming (81614)
Prashant D Sardeshmukh1,2, Gilbert P Compo1,2, Chesley McColl1,2 and Cecile Penland1, (1)NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Physical Sciences Division, Boulder, CO, United States, (2)Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, Boulder, CO, United States
Implications of North Atlantic Sea Surface Salinity for Summer Precipitation over the US Midwest: Mechanisms and Predictive Value (Invited) (78258)
Laifang Li, Raymond W Schmitt, Caroline Ummenhofer and Kristopher B Karnauskas, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA, United States
Diagnosing Possible Anthropogenic Contributions to Colorado Floods in September 2013. (82350)
Pardeep Pall, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, United States
Understanding future changes in Northern Hemisphere winter meridional wind and regional hydroclimate (Invited) (66170)
Isla Simpson, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States, Richard Seager, Lamont Doherty Earth Obs, Palisades, NY, United States, Mingfang Ting, Lamont Doherty Earth Observ, Palisades, NY, United States and Tiffany Shaw, Columbia University of New York, Palisades, NY, United States
Trends in persistent seasonal-scale atmospheric circulation patterns responsible for precipitation and temperature extremes in California (Invited) (59187)
Daniel L Swain1, Daniel E Horton1,2, Deepti Singh1,3 and Noah S Diffenbaugh1, (1)Stanford University, Earth System Science, Stanford, CA, United States, (2)Northwestern University, Earth & Planetary Science, Evanston, IL, United States, (3)Columbia University of New York, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Palisades, NY, United States
Factors Contributing to Regional and Seasonal Trends in Temperature Extremes (75707)
Randall M Dole, NOAA Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States