2008 US CLIVAR Summit

July 14-17, 2008
Irvine, CA

Monday, July 14

US CLIVAR Science Symposium

Climate Predictions for 2018: What can we say now and with what fidelity/uncertainty? What is our plan to develop predictions of climate 10 years into the future?Climate Predictions for 2018: What can we say now and with what fidelity/uncertainty? What is our plan to develop predictions of climate 10 years into the future?

What Climate Information Do Water Managers Need to Make Robust, Long-Term Plans? (Robert Lempert)

Needs of Water Resources Decision-Makers for Decadal Climate Predictions (Andrea J. Ray)

Effects of Climate Change on Marine Ecosystems (David Mountain)

Model Predictions/Projections for 2018: What is being Planned and What Could They Tell Us? (Lisa Goddard)

Condideration of Climate in Water Resources Planning: Requirements, Expectations, and Current Reality (Soroosh Sorroshian)

When the Ocean Speaks Who Listens? (Josh K. Willis)

Posters

Ship observations over the southeast tropical Pacific Ocean for climate model evaluation - Chris Fairall

Florida Current Transport Variability: An Analysis of Annual and Longer-Period Signals - Christopher Meinen, Molly Baringer, and Rigoberto Garcia

Winter sea ice projected to decrease but remain sensitive to Norht Atlantic Oscillation - Gudrun Magnusdottir

Dynamical Prediction of Terrestrial Ecosystems and the Global Carbon Cycle: a 25-year Hindcast Experiment - Ning Zeng, Jin-Ho Yoon, Augustin Vinzileos, James Collatz, Euenia Kalnay, Annarita Mariotti, Arun Kumar, Antonia Busalacchi, Stephen Lord

Southeastern Pacific Stratocumulus Cloud Top Heights - Paquita Zuidema

 

Tuesday, July 15

US CLIVAR Report (Hoerling)

International CLIVAR, Prospects for 2009-2013 (Jim Hurrell)

Working Group Reports

Drought (Schubert)

MJO (Waliser)

Western Boundary Current (Alexander)

 

Thurssday, July 17

Panel Reports

PPAI

PSMI

POS

 

Meeting Documents

Goals of the Summit

2007 Summit Action Items

Working Group Timeline

AMOC Report

Hight Latitude Surface Fluxes SG Report