GFDL - Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory

Winter 2016 Poster Expo

Please join us for this opportunity to foster transdisciplinary interactions and collaborations with colleagues in an informal setting.

Date: Wednesday January 27 2016, 1pm – 4pm

Location: Smagorinsky Seminar Room, NOAA/GFDL

This is a public event – please note the access requirements for all visitors below.


12:30-12:55 Poster set-up
1:00-1:05 Welcome and Opening Remarks (V. Ramaswamy)
1:05-2:05 Session I (Odd-numbered posters – see Poster Expo List below)
2:05-3:05 Session II (Even-numbered posters – see Poster Expo List below)
3:05-4:00 Session III (All posters – open, unstructured session)
4:00-4:30 Poster take-down


Coffee will be available. Cookies and snacks will be provided courtesy of the GFDLEA.

We regret we are unable to post PDFs of posters since work may be unpublished.

Please contact poster presenters at or after the event if you would like a copy of their presentation.

Organizing Committee: Fanrong Zeng, Sulagna Ray, Catherine Raphael, Jasmin John

Poster Expo List

    1. Anthropogenic Contribution to Increases of US Heat Waves in Recent Decades: Model-based Assessment
      Fanrong Zeng (NOAA/GFDL), T. Knutson, T. Delworth
    2. Impact of having realistic tropical cyclone frequency on ocean heat content and transport forecasts in a high-resolution coupled model
      Shaoqing Zhang (NOAA/GFDL), M. Zhao, S-J. Lin, X.Yang, W. Anderson, W.Zhang, A.Rosati, S.Underwood, F. Zeng
    3. WRF-Chem v3.5 simulation of aerosols and aerosol optical depth over China in 2013
      Min Zhong (Emory University), V. Naik, L. Horowitz
    4. Comparison of Low-Frequency Variability of Summer Arctic Sea Ice in Three Coupled Climate Models
      Dawei Li (Princeton University/AOS), R. Zhang, T. Knutson
    5. Air-sea interaction shapes the double ITCZ in coupled climate models
      Baoqiang Xiang (UCAR), M. Zhao
    6. Impact of land-use change on nitrogen deposition
      Fabien Paulot (GFDL/CICS), S. Malyshev, X. Zhang, L. Horowitz
    7. The Roles of Radiative Forcing, Sea Surface Temperatures, Atmospheric and Land Initial Conditions in U.S. Summer Warming Episodes
      Liwei Jia (Princeton University/GFDL), G. Vecchi, X. Yang, R. Gudgel, T. Delworth, W. Stern, K. Paffendorf, S. Underwood, F. Zeng
    8. On the evolution of different types of El Nino
      Jiaxin Feng (Scripps/GFDL), Z. Wu, S-P. Xie, N. Johnson
    9. Simulated response of the Pacific decadal oscillation to climate change
      Liping Zhang (AOS/Princeton University), T. Delworth
    10. Impact of the Antarctic bottom water on the Weddell Gyre and its northward propagation characteristics in GFDL model
      Liping Zhang (AOS/Princeton University), T. Delworth
    11. Parameterized RCE Across a Range of Domains: A Unifying Tool for GCMs and RCMs
      Levi Silvers (Princeton University/GFDL), B. Stevens, T. Mauritsen, M. Giorgetta
    12. Has global warming changed timing of winter-spring streamflows over North America?
      Jonghun Kam (CICS), T. Knutson, P.C.D. Milly
    13. Local and remote regional climate responses to regional forcings from aerosols
      Daniel Westervelt (Columbia University/LDEO), A. Fiore, G. Correa, L. Horowitz, J-F. Lamarque, D. Shindell
    14. Value of ocean prediction in setting dynamic harvest guidelines: a Pacific sardine example
      Desiree Tommasi (AOS), C. Stock, K. Pegion, G. Vecchi
    15. Changes in bottom water formation in the western Ross Sea due to the melting of ice shelves in West Antarctica
      Gustavo Marques (AOS/GFDL), R. Hallberg, S. Purkey, M. Harrison, O. Sergienko
    16. Using Initial Condition Large Ensemble Experiments to Interpret Observed Trends and 21st Century Projections of Ocean Carbon Uptake
      Sarah Schlunegger (AOS), J. Sarmiento, K. Rodgers, T. Froelicher
    17. Enhanced warming of the Northwest Atlantic Ocean under climate change
      Vincent Saba (NOAA NMFS/GFDL), S. Griffies, W. Anderson, M. Winton, M. Alexander, T. Delworth, J. Hare, M. Harrison, A. Rosati, G. Vecchi, R. Zhang
    18. Heat budget of the equatorial Pacific upper ocean in GFDL-FLOR
      Sulagna Ray (Princeton University), A. Wittenberg


  • Preconditioning of the Weddell Sea polynya by the ocean mesoscale and topography


Carolina Dufour (AOS), A. Morrison, S. Griffies, I. Frenger, H. Zanowski, M. Winton

  • The impact of changing climate on ammonia emissions from agriculture


Dan Ward (Princeton/CICS), P. Hess, S. Riddick

  • On the relationship between Antarctic sea ice extent and the Southern Ocean overturning circulation


Anna FitzMaurice (AOS), A. Morrison, R. Hallberg

  • Global Ocean Data Analysis Version 2 (GLODAPv2)


Robert Key (Princeton University), A. Olsen, S. van Heuven, S. Lauvset, A. Velo, X. Lin, C. Schirnick, A. Kozyr, T. Tanhua, M. Hoppema, S. Jutterstrom, R. Steinfeldt, E. Jeansson, M. Ishii, F.F. Perez, T. Suzuki

  • Extreme North America winter storm season of 2013-14: Roles of Radiative Forcing and the Global Warming Hiatus


Xiaosong Yang (GFDL), G.Vecchi, T. Delworth, K. Paffendorf, R. Gudgel, L. Jia, S. Underwood, F. Zeng

  • On Time-invariant Transfer Functions and the Application of Statistically Downscaled Daily Maximum Temperature to Calculate Historical and Future Heat Waves


Carlos Gaitan (South Central Climate Science Center/GFDL)

  • Development and evaluation of secondary organic aerosols in GFDL AM3


Jingqiu Mao (AOS/GFDL), L. Horowitz

  • How Accurately Do We Know the Atmospheric Absorption of Solar Radiation?


David Paynter (GFDL), M. D. Schwarzkopf, S. Freidenreich, P. Lin, V. Ramaswamy

  • Influence of land surface processes on seasonal and interannual variability of Australian dust and climate in the NOAA/GFDL CM3 model


Stuart Evans (PEI/GFDL), P. Ginoux, S. Malyshev, E. Shevliakova

  • Land-atmosphere feedbacks amplify aridity increase over land under global warming


Alexis Berg (IRI/Columbia University/GFDL), K. Findell, B. Lintner, A. Giannini, S. Seneviratne, B. van den Hurk, R. Lorenz, A. Pitman, S. Hagemann, A. Meier, F. Cheruy, A. Ducharne, S. Malyshev, P.C.D. Milly

Access Requirements

Please note: Visitors without GFDL affiliation attending the Poster Expo must present government or university issued photo ID or two other forms of identification to gain access to the facility. If an acceptable ID cannot be provided, the Visitor will not be allowed access. If access is granted, the Visitor must sign in and be given a Visitor Badge. The Visitor Badge expires immediately after the Expo.Please allow 10-15 minutes for entrance into the event for all non NOAA employees or non Princeton University visitors.