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September 6 – Variations Webinar Series

  • Uncertainty in Climate Projections
    Judith Curry, Climate Forecast Applications Network
    Adrienne Wootten, U. Oklahoma
    William Cheung, U. British Columbia
    Chengcheng Fei, Texas A&M U.
    James Done, NCAR

July 19 – Working Group Update

July 17 – Process Study Webinar Series

July 16  – Working Group Update

July 11 – Working Group Update

July 2 – Science Team Update

June 27 – Variations Webinar Series

June 25 – Working Group Update

June 21 – Process Study Webinar Series

June 19 – Process Study Webinar Series

April 11 – Process Study Webinar Series

March 15 – US AMOC Task Team 3 Series

January 18 – US AMOC Task Team 3 Series



December 21 - US AMOC Task Team 3 Series

November 16 - US AMOC Task Team 3 Series

November 14 - Variations Webinar Series

October 19 - US AMOC Task Team 3 Series

August 8 - Summit Special Sessions

Advances & Challenges in Understanding & Predicting Climate Teleconnections 

  • Alyssa Atwood (U. California-Berkely, Georgia Tech) 
  • Daniel Swain (U. California-Los Angeles)
  • Antonietta Capotondi (NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory)
  • Samantha Stevenson (National Center for Atmospheric Research)

Polar Sea-Ice & Ocean Interactions

  • Alek Petty (NASA Goddard)
  • Aaron Donohoe (U. Washington)
  • Ron Kwok (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory)
  • Julienne Stroeve (National Snow and Ice Data Center)

August 3 - Pre-Summit Webinar

July 27 - Pre-Summit Webinar

July 20 - Pre-Summit Webinar

May 18 - US AMOC Task Team 3 Series

May 16 - Variations Webinar Series

A case for observing the deep ocean
(read the articles in Variations

  • Gregory Johnson, NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory
  • Lynne Talley, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
  • Felix Landerer, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • Nathalie Zilberman, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
  • Charlie Eriksen, University of Washington

March 23 - US AMOC Task Team 3 Series

March 22 - Process Study Webinar Series 

March 14 - Process Study Webinar Series

February 23 - US AMOC Task Team 3 Series

February 22 - Process Study Webinar Series 

  • Carbon Hot Spot 
    Andrea Fassbender (MBARI) & Stuart Bishop (North Caroline State University)

February 15 - Variations Webinar Series

Forecasting ENSO impacts in the California Current System
(read the articles in Variations

  • Emanuele Di Lorenzo, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Mark Ohman, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
  • Antonietta Capotondi, NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory
  • Mike Jacox, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Clarissa Anderson, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
  • Elliott Hazen, NOAA Southwest Fisheries Science Center

February 14 - Process Study Webinar Series 

January 19 - AMOC Task Team 3 Series

January 18 - Process Study Webinar Series

January 10 - Process Study Webinar Series



December 8 - Variations Webinar Series

S2S Predictability of Extreme Weather
(read the articles in Variations) (video)

  • Chris Castro, U. Arizona
  • Paul Ullrich, U. California, Davis
  • Ruby Leung, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  • Emily Becker, NOAA Climate Prediction Center/INNOVIM
  • Trent Ford, Southern Illinois U., Carbondale 

November 14 - Process Study Webinar Series

  • Organization of Tropical East Pacific Convection (OTREC) (pdf)
    David Raymond, New Mexico Tech

October 20 - Variations Webinar Series

Probing the Past for Keys to the Future
(read the articles in Variations) (video)

  • K. Halimeda Kilbourne, U. Maryland Center for Environmental Studies
  • Kaustubh Thirumalai, U. Texas at Austin
  • Alan Wanamaker, Iowa State U.

July 14 - AMOC Task Team 3 Series

  • The impact of multidecadal North Atlantic Oscillation variations on Atlantic Ocean heat transport and rapid changes in Arctic sea ice (video pdf)
    Tom Delworth, NOAA/Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory

July 13 - Working Group Webinar

What's causing the "Warm Arctic, Cold Continents" pattern?

  • An Observational Analysis: Tropical Relative to Arctic influence on Mid-latitude Weather in the Era of Arctic Amplification
    Judah Cohen, Atmospheric and Environmental Research Inc./MIT (pdf)
  • What caused the recent "Warm Arctic, Cold Continents" trend pattern in winter temperatures?
    Lantao Sun, U. Colorado, Boulder/NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory (pdf)

June 10 - Variations Webinar Series

A Tale of Two Blobs, Part II: The cold blob of the North Atlantic 
(read the articles in Variations) (video)

  • What caused the Atlantic cold blob of 2015?
    Steve Yeager, National Center for Atmospheric Research
  • The tale of a surprisingly cold blob in the North Atlantic
    Simon Josey, National Oceanography Centre, UK
  • Greenland Ice Sheet melting influence on the North Atlantic
    Andreas Schmittner, Oregon State University

June 7 - Variations Webinar Series

A Tale of Two Blobs, Part I: The warm blob of the North Pacific
(read the articles in Variations) (video)

  • The evolution and known atmospheric forcing mechanisms behind the 2013-2015 North Pacific warm anomalies
    Dillon Amaya, Scripps Institution of Oceanography (pdf)
  • Climate interpretation of the North Pacific marine heatwave of 2013-2015
    Emanuele Di Lorenzo, Georgia Institute of Technology (pdf)
  • Impact of the Blob on the Northeast Pacific Ocean biogeochemistry and ecosystems
    Samantha Siedlecki, University of Washington (pdf

May 19 - Salinity effects on AMOC variability (AMOC series)

  • Robust and Nonrobust Aspects of AMOC Variability and Mechanism in the Community Earth System Model (video | pdf)
    Gokhan Danabasoglu, National Center for Atmospheric Research

April 21 - Salinity effects on AMOC variability (AMOC series)

  • The salt advection feedback in eddying models (Video | pdf)
    Wilbert Weijer, Los Alamos National Laboratory

March 23 - Process Study Webinar Series

  • ARM Cloud Aerosol and Precipitation Experiment (ACAPEX) (Video | PDF)
    Ruby Leung, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory 
  • Southwest Pacific Ocean Circulation and Climate Experiment (SPICE) (Video | PDF
    Janet Sprintall, Scripps 

March 18 - Salinity effects on AMOC variability (AMOC series)

  • Size matters: Another reason why the Atlantic is saltier than the Pacific (Video | pdf)
    Paola Cessi, Scripps Institution of Oceanography

March 2 - Process Studies Webinar Series 

  • ARMWest Antarctic Radiation Experiment (AWARE) (Video | PDF)

  • Marine ARM GPCI Investigations of Clouds (MAGIC) (Video | PDF)

February 19 - Process Study Webinar Series

  • Layered Atlantic Smoke Interactions with Clouds (LASIC) (Video | PDF)
  • ObseRvations of Aerosols Above Clouds and Their IntEractionS (ORACLES) (Video | PDF; presentation starts at 21:00)


November 19 - Process Study Webinar Series

  • Diapycnal and Isopycnal Mixing Experiment in the Southern Ocean (DIMES) (Video | PDF
  • CalWater-2 (Video | PDF)

July 28 - Pre-Summit Webinar Series

  • Southern Ocean Working Group (Video | PDF)

July 20 - Pre-Summit Webinar Series

  • ENSO Diversity Working Group (Video | PDF)

July 13 - Pre-Summit Webinar Series

June 30 - Pre-Summit Webinar Series

  • Ocean Carbon Uptake Working Group (Video | PDF)

June 23 - Pre-Summit Webinar Series

  • Arctic Mid-Latitude Climate and Weather Working Group (Video | PDF)

June 17 - Pre-Summit Webinar Series

  • Eastern Tropical Oceans Synthesis Working Group (Video | PDF)

May 26 - Pre-Summit Webinar Series