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EESC9815y Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Seminar, Spring 2013

Topic: Climate Sensitivity

What: Weekly presentation and discussion of papers related to climate sensitivity
Where: Comer seminar room
When: Wednesdays, Beginning January 23 2013, 13h-15h





Schedule

01/23/13: Organizational Meeting, Introduction to basic concepts: Knutti & Hegerl (2008) & RealClimate -- Tiffany Shaw & Mike Previdi
01/30/13: How well do we understand and evaluate climate change feedback processes? Bony et al. (2006) -- John Dwyer
02/06/13: Climate sensitivity/feedback estimates based on models: Soden et al. (2008) & Andrews et al. (2012) -- Isla Simpson
02/13/13: Methods of dealing with model uncertainty: perturbed physics ensembles: Sanderson (2011) -- Daehyun Kim
02/20/13: Aerosol forcing, climate sensitivity, and simulated 20th century temperature change: Kiehl (2007) -- Catherine Pomposi
02/27/13: Quantifying climate feedbacks from present-day observations: Dessler (2013) & Fasullo & Trenberth (2012) -- Kevin Grise
03/06/13: Climate sensitivity based on the instrumental period: importance of aerosols: Murphy et al. (2009) -- Nora Mascioli
03/13/13: Climate sensitivity based on the instrumental period: importance of aerosols: Chylek et al. (2007) -- Arlene Fiore
03/20/13: Spring Recess -- No Meeting
03/27/13: Prospects for reducing uncertainty in climate sensitivity? Roe and Baker (2007) & RealClimate -- Usama Anber
04/03/13: Climate sensitivity estimates based on the paleoclimate record: Hoffert and Covey (1992) & Schmittner et al. (2011) & RealClimate -- Anastasia Yanchilina
04/10/13: Climate sensitivity estimates based on the paleoclimate record: fast versus slow feedbacks: Hansen et al. (2008) -- Dorothy Peteet
04/17/13: Earth system sensitivity: Lunt et al. (2010) & Royer et al. (2012) -- Usama Anber
04/24/13: Earth system sensistivity: Previdi et al. (2012) -- Mike Previdi
05/01/13: Carbon-climate response: Matthews et al. (2009) & Gregory et al. (2009) -- Bob Newton