Water Isotopes and Climate Workshop Agenda

Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Time Agenda Presenter Presentation
07:30

Workshop Registration & Continental Breakfast

08:30

Welcome, opening remarks, & workshop goals

Tony Busalacchi, UCAR President, Kim Cobb, Georgia Tech & Mike Patterson, US CLIVAR

08:40

State of the Science

Session chairs: Kim Cobb, Georgia Tech & Adriana Raudzens Bailey, National Center for Atmospheric Research

08:40 Keynote: The water cycle and climate variability David Battisti, University of Washington Download
09:10 Using isotopes for understanding the water cycle

David Noone, Oregon State University

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09:30 Status of modeling, opportunities, and challenges

Jesse Nusbaumer, National Center for Atmospheric Research

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09:50 Status of observational capacity, needs, and challenges

Alyssa Atwood, Florida State University

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10:10 Status of data archive needs, and challenges

Gabe Bowen, University of Utah

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10:30

Break

11:00

Grand Challenge 1: Global water cycle, large-scale circulation, coupled system, and climate sensitivity

Session chairs: Martin Werner, AWI & Jesse Nusbaumer, National Center for Atmospheric Research

11:00 Keynote: What water tracers tell us about hydrologic cycle change in a warmer world Hansi Singh, University of Victoria Download
11:20 Water isotope proxies and forward modeling in lakes with contrasting residence times yield estimates of Arctic Holocene precipitation seasonality and amount Elizabeth Thomas, University at Buffalo Download
11:35 Deciphering Chinese speleothems with an isotope-enabled climate model Jun Hu, Rice University Download
11:50 Quantifying different climatic controls on d-excess and 17O-excess in Antarctic ice cores with the isotope-enabled Community Atmosphere Model (iCAM) Marina Dütsch, University of Washington Download
12:05

Discussion

12:30

Lunch

13:30

Grand Challenge 2: Air-sea connections, ENSO, climate variability, and seasonal-to-decadal predictability

Session chairs: Alyssa Atwood, Florida State University & Kim Cobb, Georgia Tech

13:30 Keynote: Global reorganization of past climates and the role of ocean-atmosphere interactions John Chiang, University of California - Berkeley
13:50 Synthesizing coral δ18O with high-resolution ocean models to explore mechanisms of Indo-Pacific oceanic exchange through the Indonesian Throughflow Sujata Murty, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
14:05 Investigating the Holocene ENSO variability through isotope-enabled modeling and model-data comparison Jiang Zhu, University of Michigan
14:20 Isotopic expression of volcanic climate signatures Samantha Stevenson, University of California - Santa Barbara Download
14:35

Discussion

15:00

Break

15:30

Lightning Talks for Poster Session 1

16:00

Poster Session 1 & Reception

17:30

End Day 1

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Time Agenda Presenter Presentation
07:30

Continental Breakfast

08:30

Grand Challenge 3: Air-land connections, bio-climate feedbacks, evaporation, and transpiration

Session chairs: Gabe Bowen, University of Utah & Bronwen Konecky, Washington University

08:30 Keynote: Isotopes and ecosystem functioning Inez Fung, University of California - Berkeley Download
08:50 Evaluating the assumption of equilibrium between precipitation and vapor during evaporation using data and models Rich Fiorella, University of Utah Download
09:05 Controls on Permo-Carboniferous tropical climate in Pangea: Insights from iCESM Sophia Macarewich, University of Michigan Download
09:20 Numerical modeling of stable water isotope signatures for investigations in ecohydrologic separations Catherine Finkenbiner, Oregon State University Download
09:35

Discussion

10:00

Remote poster talks

10:30

Break

11:00

Grand Challenge 4: Atmospheric processes: Convection, clouds, and precipitation

Session chairs: Adriana Raudzens Bailey, National Center for Atmospheric Research & Sylvia Dee, Rice University

11:00 Keynote: At what spatial and temporal scales do we gain useful information from stable water isotope observations? Harald Sodemann, University of Bergen Download
11:20 Isotope Fractionation from orographic precipitation Ronald Smith, Yale University Download
11:35 Vertical profile observations of water vapor deuterium excess in the lower troposphere Lisa Welp, Purdue University Download
11:50 Ice cloud formation pathways and their isotopic signals in high-resolution COSMOiso simulations of the African monsoon Andries De Vries, ETH Zurich Download
12:05

Discussion

12:30

Lunch

13:30

Lightning Talks for Poster Session 2

14:00

Panel Discussion

Panelists (keynote speakers & facilitators)
Session chairs: David Noone, Oregon State University & Adriana Raudzens Bailey, National Center for Atmospheric Research

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14:45

Breakout intro/Task overview for Thursday

David Noone, Oregon State University

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15:00

Poster Session 2

16:30

End Day 2

Thursday, October 3, 2019
Time Agenda Presenter Presentation
07:30

Continental Breakfast

08:30

Breakout 1

08:30

Breakout Topics:

  • Models
  • Observations
  • Archives
  • Advances in proxies
09:30

Break

09:45

Breakout 2

09:45

Breakout Topics:

  • Models
  • Observations
  • Archives
  • Advances in proxies
10:45

Break

11:00

Reports from Breakouts

Breakout Chairs  Download
11:30

Discussion

12:30

Adjourn Workshop

13:00 to 13:30

Scientific Organizing Committee Meeting (for members)