Enhancing Our Understanding, Monitoring, and Forecasting of the 2014-2015 El Nino and Its Relationship with the Record Warming in the North Pacific II Posters

Friday, 18 December 2015: 13:40-18:00
Poster Hall (Moscone South)
Primary Conveners:  Yan Xue, Climate Prediction Center College Park, College Park, MD, United States
Conveners:  Arthur J Miller, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, United States, Arun Kumar, NOAA/NCEP, Climate Prediction Center, College Park, MD, United States and Jin-Yi Yu, University of California Irvine, Earth System Science, Irvine, CA, United States
Chairs:  Yan Xue, Climate Prediction Center College Park, College Park, MD, United States and Arthur J Miller, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD, La Jolla, CA, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Jin-Yi Yu, University of California Irvine, Earth System Science, Irvine, CA, United States
Spatiotemporal variations in phytoplankton biomass and community structure in a meridional transect of the East/Japan Sea (77340)
Jung Hyun Kwak and Chang-Keun Kang, GIST Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Gwangju, South Korea
Annual and seasonal variation of sea surface salinity retrieved from NASA Aquarius satellite in the northwestern Pacific Ocean (71204)
Jae-Young Byon and JongHo Lee, KMA Korea Meteorlogical Administration, Seoul, South Korea
Deepening Thermocline Displaces Salmon Catch On The Oregon Coast (84111)
Peter Lawson, Organization Not Listed, Washington, DC, United States and Cheryl S Harrison, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States
Extraordinarily Warm Northeast Pacific Surface Waters: 2014 Observations (84825)
Richard K Dewey1, Steven F Mihaly1 and Howard Freeland2, (1)University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada, (2)Institute of Ocean Sciences, Sidney, BC, Canada
The Effects of Changing Climatological Variables on Upwelling along the Southern California Coast (85655)
Coltin Grasmick1, Raphael Martin Kudela2 and Jesse Bausell2, (1)University of Northern Colorado, Earth Sciences - Meteorology, Greeley, CO, United States, (2)University of California Santa Cruz, Ocean Sciences, Santa Cruz, CA, United States
Air-Sea CO2 fluxes and NEP changes in a Baja California Coastal Lagoon during the anomalous North Pacific warm condition in 2014 (86388)
María del Carmen Ávila López, Autonomous University of Baja California, Mexicali, Mexico
Why was Atmospheric Circulation Decoupled from Tropical Pacific SSTs in 2014/15 winter? (61392)
Peitao Peng, Climate Prediction Center College Park, College Park, MD, United States
Inhibitors of atmosphere/ocean coupling during the El Nino of 2014-15 (62440)
Chueh-Hsin Chang, Research Center for Environmental Changes Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
Results of monitoring of Equatorial Front at the northern Peruvian coastal site since December 2014 (65047)
Chang-Woong Shin, Korea Institute of Ocean Science & Technology, Seoul, South Korea
From Parched to Pouring: Can the 2015 – 2016 El Niño Event Bring Drought Relief to California and the Western U.S. (67638)
Kenneth W Lamb, Cal Poly Pomona, Pomona, CA, United States, William P Miller, NOAA Salt Lake City, Colorado Basin River Forecast Center, Salt Lake City, UT, United States, Venkataraman Lakshmi, University of South Carolina, Earth and Ocean Sciences, Columbia, SC, United States, Thomas C Piechota, UNLV, Las Vegas, NV, United States, Glenn A Tootle, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, United States, Noe Isaac Santos, Bureau of Reclamation Boulder City, Boulder City, NV, United States and Ajay Kalra, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, IL, United States
The Early-1990s Climate Shift in the Pacific: Evidence in ENSO Diversity and Its Linkage to the Atlantic Multi-decadal Oscillation (69331)
Jin-Yi Yu1, Houk Paek1, Eric S Saltzman2 and Tong Lee3, (1)University of California Irvine, Earth System Science, Irvine, CA, United States, (2)University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA, United States, (3)NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States
The Interaction of Westerly Wind Bursts and the Spring Predictability Barrier in Determining the Size of the 1997/98, 2014/15, and Current El Niño Events (80282)
Aaron F Z Levine, NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, Seattle, WA, United States and Michael J McPhaden, NOAA Seattle, Seattle, WA, United States
Assessment of the Mechanisms in the Hindcasts of Strong El Niño by the NCEP CFSv2 Model and Comparison to the 2015-2016 Forecasts (81970)
Luis B Orihuela Pinto1,2 and Ken Takahashi2, (1)La Molina National Agrarian University, Lima, Peru, (2)Instituto Geofísico del Perú, Variabilidad y Cambio Climatico, Lima, Peru
The Effects of El Niño on Precipitation in Southern California Climate Divisions: Year 2016 Precipitation Forecast. (83093)
Nehal Idris1, Leticia Perez Cruz1, Hesham Mohamed El-Askary1,2 and LETICIA PEREZ, (1)Chapman University, Orange, CA, United States, (2)Chapman Univ, Orange, CA, United States
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