GFDL - Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory

GFDL Scientists Contributing to IPCC AR5

Coauthor, Summary for Policymakers

V. “Ram” Ramaswamy (Director)

Lead Authors

afioreArlene Fiore (current affiliation, Columbia University)
Chapter 11
Near-term Climate Change: Projections and Predictability

Ngar-Cheung Lau (Physical Scientist, retired)
Chapter 14
Climate Phenomena and their Relevance for Future Regional Climate Change

Gabriel Vecchi (Research Oceanographer)
Chapter 9 – Evaluation of Climate Models, Chapter 11 -Near-term Climate Change: Projection and Predictability

Review Editors

V. “Ram” Ramaswamy (Director)
Chapter 7
Clouds and Aerosols

Isaac Held (Senior Research Scientist)
Chapter 9
Evaluation of Climate Models

Contributing Authors

Paul Ginoux (Research Physical Scientist)
Chapter 11
Near-term Climate Change: Projection and Predictability

Steve Griffies (Research Physical Scientist)
Chapter 9
Evaluation of Climate Models, Chapter 13, Sea Level Change

Isaac Held (Research Physical Scientist)
Chapter 9
Evaluation of Climate Models, Chapter 10, Detection and Attribution of Climate Change: from Global to Regional

Jasmin John (Research Physical Scientist)
Chapter 11
Near-term Climate Change: Projection and Predictability

Tom Knutson (Research Meteorologist)
Chapter 10 – Detection and Attribution of Climate Change: from Global to Regional, Chapter 11 – Near-term Climate Change
Projections and Predictability, Chapter 14 -Climate Phenomena and their Relevance for Future Regional Climate Change

rmsadekRym Msadek (Project Scientist)
Chapter 9
Evaluation of Climate Models

Vaishali Naik (Project Scientist)
Chapter 11
Near-term Climate Change: Projection and Predictability

Mary Jo Nath
Chapter 14
Climate Phenomena and their Relevance for Future Regional Climate Change

V. “Ram” Ramaswamy
Chapter 8
Anthropogenic and Natural Radiative Forcing

Andrew Wittenberg (Research Physical Scientist)
Chapter 14
Climate Phenomena and their Relevance for Future Regional Climate Change

Gabriel Vecchi
Chapter 9
Evaluation of Climate Models

Rong Zhang (Research Oceanographer)
Chapter 10
Detection and Attribution of Climate Change: from Global to Regional

Expert Reviewers

Massimo
Bollasina

Tom
Delworth

Leo
J. Donner

Paul
Ginoux

cgolazChris
Golaz

Stephen
M. Griffies

Robert
W. Hallberg

Isaac
Held

Larry
W. Horowitz

Jasmin
John

Tom
Knutson

Sonya
Legg

Hiram
Levy III

Tim
Merlis

rmsadekRym
Msadek

Yi
Ming

Vaishali
Naik

David
Paynter

V.
“Ram” Ramaswamy

Dan
Schwarzkopf

Lori
Sentman

Ronald
J. Stouffer

Andrew
Wittenberg

Rong
Zhang

Overseeing Model Development and Climate Experiments for AR5

Tom Delworth (Research Physical Scientist)
Decadal Prediction, Coupled Climate Model
CM2.1

John Dunne (Research Oceanographer)
Earth System Models
ESM2G and ESM2M

Isaac Held (Senior Research Scientist)
High Resolution Atmospheric Model
HiRAM

Larry Horowitz (Research Physical Scientist)
Coupled Climate Model
CM3