Climate of the Common Era I

Thursday, 17 December 2015: 13:40-15:40
2003 (Moscone West)
Primary Conveners:  Kevin J Anchukaitis, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA, United States
Conveners:  Jason E Smerdon, LDEO of Columbia University, Palisades, NY, United States
Chairs:  Edward R Cook, Lamont -Doherty Earth Observatory, Palisades, NY, United States and Kevin J Anchukaitis, Woods Hole Oceanographic Inst, Woods Hole, MA, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Kim M Cobb, Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Atlanta, GA, United States
Multi-century Evaluation of Sierra Nevada Snowpack (61124)
Valerie Trouet1, Soumaya Belmecheri1, Flurin Babst1, Eugene R Wahl2 and David W Stahle3, (1)University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, United States, (2)NOAA Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States, (3)University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, United States
Pollen reconstructions, tree-rings and early climate data from Minnesota, USA: a cautionary tale of bias and signal attentuation (Invited) (73134)
Jeannine-Marie St-Jacques1,2, Brian F Cumming3, John P. Smol3 and David Sauchyn2, (1)University of Regina, Regina, SK, Canada, (2)Prairie Adaptation Research Collaborative (PARC), Regina, SK, Canada, (3)Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada
Centennial-scale links between Atlantic Ocean dynamics and hydroclimate over the last 4400 years: Insights from the northern Gulf of Mexico (66796)
Kaustubh Thirumalai1, Terrence M Quinn2, Yuko Okumura2, Julie N Richey3, Judson Wiley Partin2 and Richard Z. Poore3, (1)University of Texas, Institute for Geophysics, Austin, TX, United States, (2)University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, United States, (3)USGS, St. Petersburg, FL, United States
Insight into the Pacific Sea Surface Temperature- North American Hydroclimate Connection from an Eastern Tropical North Pacific Coral Record (84832)
Sara C Sanchez1, Christopher D Charles1 and José D. Carriquiry2, (1)Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, United States, (2)Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Instituto de Investigaciones Oceanologicas, Ensenada, Mexico
Mechanisms Underlying Early Medieval Droughts in Mesoamerica (58840)
Tripti Bhattacharya and John C H Chiang, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, United States
Hydroclimate variability and regional atmospheric circulation over the past 1,350 years reconstructed from Lake Ohau, New Zealand (73233)
Heidi A Roop1,2, Richard H Levy3, Marcus Vandergoes3, Gavin B Dunbar2, Jamie D Howarth1 and Andrew Lorrey4, (1)GNS Science-Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences Ltd, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, (2)Victoria University of Wellington, Antarctic Research Centre, Wellington, New Zealand, (3)GNS Science, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, (4)NIWA National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Auckland, New Zealand
Little Ice Age Wetting of Interior Asian Deserts and the Rise of the Mongol Empire (65080)
Aaron E Putnam, Columbia University of New York, Palisades, NY, United States; University of Maine, School of Earth and Climate Sciences and Climate Change Institute, Orono, ME, United States
2000 Years of Drought Variability in Inner Asia from Tree Rings (66669)
Amy E Hessl, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, United States and Neil Pederson, Harvard University, Harvard Forest, Cambridge, MA, United States