GFDL - Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory

Presentations, Seminars, and External Talks (2006)

DATES SPEAKER TITLE OF PRESENTATION MEETING PLACE (CITY)
10/9/2005 I. Held “Robust (and non-robust) Responses of the Hydrological Cycle to Global
Warming”
Advance Studies Program Thompson Lectures Boulder, CO
10/13/2005 T. Knutson “Simulations of tropical Cyclone Activity Suing Global and Regional
Models at GFDL”
Assessing, modeling and monitoring the Impacts of Extreme Climate Events
Risk Prediction Initiative (RPI) workshop
St. George, Bermuda
10/17/2005 R. Wilson “Ensemble simulations of stratospheric water vapor 1960-2100; Diagnostics” CCMVal 2005 meeting Boulder, CO
10/23/2005 C. Gordon “The Impact of Prescribed, model-diagnosed soil moisture on the inter
annual variability of AGCM – simulated precipitation over the USA”
Climate Test Bed / Climate Diagnostics and Prediction Workshop State College, PA
10/24/2005 I. Held “Climate Model Development at GFDL” NAS Climate Panel Washington, DC
10/25/2005 R. Hallberg “Challenges for Modeling Eddies Indicated by the MESO Southern Hemisphere” Eddies & Ocean Circulation meeting Cambridge, MA
10/30/2005 V. Ramaswamy “What the GCMs require from Aerosol researchers?” DOE Atmospheric Science Program Science Team Meeting Alexandria, VA
10/31/2005 P. Ginoux “Aerosol Modeling with GFDL GCM” DOE Atmospheric Science Program Science Team Meeting Alexandria, VA
11/1/2005 J. Sheldon “High Performance Computing and Research at GFDL” NOAA Tech 2006 Silver Spring, MD
11/3/2005 A. Gnanadesikan “What biogeochemical cycles can tell us about ocean circulation (and
what they can’t tell us…)”
Meteorology Department Seminar, University of Maryland College Park, MD
11/8/2005 J. Toggweiler “Why the Southern Ocean is so Important for Climate Change” Clivar Working Group for Ocean Model Development Hobart, Tasmania
11/10/2005 L. Donner “Cloud-scale vertical velocities: The sine qua non of microphysics in
GCMs”
Community Atmosphere Model Microphysics Boulder, CO
11/14/2005 H. Levy “A Proposed Draft Prospectus CCSP Synthesis Assessment Product 3.2” CCSP Workshop Arlington, VA
11/17/2005 T. Knutson “Atlantic Hurricanes: Historical Perspective and Future Prospects” AllState Insurance Company Chicago, IL
11/18/2005 T. Delworth “Climate Variability and change in the Atlantic – Implications for Hurricanes” AllState Insurance Company Chicago, IL
11/18/2005 T. Delworth “Simulation of 20th Century Climate Variability and Change with GFDL’s
CM2 Climate Model”
State Univ. of NY – Stony Brook Stony Brook, NY
11/30/2005 T. Delworth “Simulation of 20th Century Climate Variability and Change with GFDL’s
CM2 Climate Model”
COLA Calverton, MD
12/5/2005 K. Findell “Weak Simulated Responses to Tropical Deforestation” AGU San Francisco, CA
12/5/2005 K. Findell “Impact of 300 years of Land Cover Change on Climate” AGU San Francisco, CA
12/5/2005 A. Fiore “Implications for Ozone in the Eastern United States” AGU San Francisco, CA
12/6/2005 M. Winton “Amplified Artic Warming and Ice-Albedo Feedback in AR4 Climate Models” AGU San Francisco, CA
12/7/2005 T. Delworth “Simulated Global-scale response to a substantial weakening of the North
Atlantic thermohaline circulation”
AGU San Francisco, CA
12/7/2005 T. Delworth “Global scale impact of thermohaline circulation changes linked to high-latitude
hydrology changes”
AGU San Francisco, CA
12/11/2005 S. Griffies “An Update on Coordinate Ocean-ice Reference Experiments” CCSM Ocean Working Group meeting Boulder, CO
12/12/2005 V. Ramaswamy

IPCC WGI Christchurch, New Zealand
12/16/2005 A. Fiore “Anthropogenic and Biogenic Contributions to methane Trends: Implications
for climate and air quality”
EAPS Departmental Seminar at MIT Boston, MA
1/8/2006 A. Rosati “Seasonal/Interannual forecast activities of GFDL” APCC Conference at CliPAS Honolulu, HI
1/8/2006 W. Stern “Assessing Intraseasonal Variability and Predictability from retrospective
Atmospheric and Coupled GCM Ensemble Forecasts”
APCC Conference at CliPAS Honolulu, HI
1/10/2006 J. Dunne “Modeling efforts at GFDL towards ecosystem prediction” US Global NEP Scientific Investigator Workshop Seattle, WA
1/17/2006 P. Ginoux “Aerosol Modeling at NOAA GFDL” Glory Science Advisory Team meeting Boulder, CO
1/21/2006 A. Fiore “Biogenic Contributions to Methane Trends from 1990 to 2004” iLEAPS (Integrated Land Ecosystem – Atmospheres Processes Study Science
Conference
Boulder, CO
1/25/2006 B. Gross ESMF Talk NOAA/CSDL Silver Spring, MD
1/29/2006 T. Knutson “Assessment of Twentieth-century regional surface temperature trends
using the GFDL CM2 coupled models”
Annual meeting of the American Meteorological Society Atlanta, GA
1/30/2006 N. Lau “Model Simulations of the Influences of ENSO on the East Asian Monsoon” Annual meeting of the American Meteorological Society Atlanta, GA
1/31/2006 M. Harrison “North Atlantic Variability and Mean State based on Ocean Analysis” ECCO at MIT Boston, MA
2/2/2006 N. Lau “Attributions of Atmospheric Variations in the 1997-2003 Period to SST
Anomalies in the Pacific and Indian Ocean Basins”
Annual meeting of the American Meteorological Society Atlanta, GA
2/14/2006 R. Hallberg “Comparison of GFDL’s HIM-based and Mom4-based coupled climate models” Layered Ocean Model User’s Workshop Miami, FL
2/15/2006 S. Griffies “An update on activities of the Working Group for Ocean Model Development” Clivar Pacific Panel meeting Honolulu, HI
2/19/2006 S. Griffies “Sensitivity of ocean simulations to parameterizations of eddy-mixed
layer interactions”
AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting Honolulu, HI
2/19/2006 A. Wittenberg “Simulated CO2-induced changes in tropical Pacific climate variability” AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting Honolulu, HI
2/19/2006 R. Hallberg “Parameterizing Eddy-driven Mixed layer Restratification in Climate
Models”
AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting Honolulu, HI
2/20/2006 A. Gnanadesikan “Will ocean ventilation actually slow under global warming?” AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting Honolulu, HI
2/20/2006 A. Gnanadesikan “Science Olympiad: A golden opportunity for outreach” AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting Honolulu, HI
2/23/2006 A. Gnanadesikan “Ocean biogeochemical variability over the last half century- results
from a coupled ocean-biogeochemical general circulation model”
AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting Honolulu, HI
2/24/2006 A. Gnanadesikan “Role of the Westerlies in Southern Hemisphere Environmental Variability
and Change”
AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting Honolulu, HI
2/27/2006 J. Wilson “GCM simulations of transient eddies and frontal systems in the Martian
atmosphere”
Mars Atmosphere Modeling and Observations Workshop Granada, Spain
2/28/2006 J. Wilson “The diurnal variation and radiative influence of Martian water ice
clouds”
Mars Atmosphere Modeling and Observations Workshop Granada, Spain
2/28/2006 J. Wilson “The effects of atmospheric dust in the seasonal variation of Martian
surface temperature”
Mars Atmosphere Modeling and Observations Workshop Granada, Spain
3/2/2006 V. Ramaswamy “Chemistry-Climate Interactions” IPCC and WCRP-JSC Meeting New Delhi/Pune, India
3/10/2006 A. Gnanadesikan “Ideal age and ocean ventilation in coupled climate models” CICS Seminar Princeton, NJ
3/13/2006 R. Hallberg “Representing Gravity Current Entrainment in Large-scale Ocean models” Warwick University Turbulence Symposium Warwick, UK
3/13/2006 A. Rosati

“ESA-Altimetry & Second Argo Science Workshop” Venice, Italy
3/19/2006 M. Bender “Upgrades to the GFDL hurricane model for 2006” 60th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference Mobile, AL
3/20/2006 T. Marchok “Improving the validation and prediction of tropical cyclone rainfall” 60th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference Mobile, AL
3/23/2006 A. Leetmaa “Challenges at the science-policy interface” Climate Change, Upwelling, Fisheries & Coastal Communities” Workshop Trieste, Italy
3/23/2006 J. Toggweiler “Abrupt climate change and the 100,000-year cycle in atmospheric CO2” Abrupt Climate Change Study Group Mtg LaJolla, CA
3/27/2006 T. Knutson “Simulated impact of greenhouse gas-induced climate warming on tropical
cyclone activity”
Tropical Cyclones & Climate Workshop Palisades, NY
3/27/2006 V. Ramaswamy “Modeling of Climate Change” ARM Science Team mtg Albuquerque, NM
4/2/2006 L. Donner “Transport of radon-222 & methyl iodide by deep convection in GFDL AM2 European Geosciences Union mtg Vienna, Austria
4/2/2006 S-J Lin “A Regional-Global nonhydrostatic model with a vertically Lagrangian
control-volume discretization”
European Geosciences Union mtg Vienna, Austria
4/3/2006 P. Ginoux “Characterization of Aerosol Properties During TCSP Field Campaign” TCSP Science Team mtg Huntsville, AL
4/3/2006 N. Lau “ENSO modulation of the interannual and intraseasonal variability of
the East Asian monsoon – A Model Study”
Monsoon Symposium Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
4/6/2006 V. Ramaswamy “Global Climate Change in the 20th Century: Observations & Model Simulations” Purdue Dept. of Geosciences Lafayette, IN
4/7/2006 L. Donner “Intensities of deep convection in general circulation models and satellite
observations”
European Geosciences Union mtg Vienna, Austria
4/18/2006 A. Gnanadesikan “The ocean overturning circulation: Physics, sensitivity and impacts” PEI Associated Faculty Forum Princeton, NJ
4/26/2006 A. Gnanadesikan “Ocean overturning: Results from the GFDL global coupled climate models” Sack Lunch Seminar, Massachusetts Inst. of Technology Cambridge, MA
5/1/2006 I. Held TBD University of Reading Reading, UK
5/1/2006 T. Knutson “Hurricanes and Global Warming” Impact of Climate Change in the Reinsurance Industry Hamilton, Bermuda
5/2/2006 I. Held TBD Oxford University Oxford, UK
5/3/2006 I. Held TBD Hadley Centre Exeter, Great Britain
5/4/2006 R. Wilson “GCMs and Clouds” Mars Mission Planning Meeting Laurel, MD
5/10/2006 A. Leetmaa “Putting the ‘O’ in NOAA” NOAA Climate Observations Program Annual System Review Silver Spring, MD
5/15/2006 K. Dixon “GFDL’s CM2 models: Simulating climate variability and change” Climate Change & NYC Water System Science Workshop New York, NY
5/16/2006 P. Ginoux “Panel review” IPCC Working Group I Silver Spring, MD
5/16/2006 V. Ramaswamy “Chapter 1 of CCSP 1.1” CCSP Briefing Washington, DC
5/17/2006 V. Ramaswamy “What Forces Climate Change and How Well Do We Know Them?” World Climate Research program @ UN Scientific & Technological Advice
Body (SBSTA)
Bonn, Germany
5/19/2006 R. Toggweiler “Effect of Rivers and Corals on the Earth’s Climate” Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Palisades, NY
5/23/2006 L. Donner “Opportunities and Challenges for new synergies between cloud-resolving
models and general circulation models”
AGU Spring Meeting Baltimore, MD
5/23/2006 L. Horowitz “Impact of Meteorology and Emissions on Methane Trends, 1990-2004” AGU Joint Assembly mtg Baltimore, MD
5/23/2006 T. Knutson “Climate Change and Disaster Losses” Munich Re Meeting Munich, Germany
5/23/2006 A. Wittenberg “Reassessing the Role of Stochastic Forcing in the 1997-1998 El Nino” AGU Spring Meeting Baltimore, MD
5/25/2006 T. Delworth “Impact of Observed Atlantic Multidecadal SST Fluctuations on India/Sahel
Rainfall and Atlantic Hurricanes”
AGU Spring Meeting Baltimore, MD
5/25/2006 V. Ramaswamy

NASA Satellite Aerosol Remote Sensing Group Greenbelt, MD
6/1/2006 T. Knutson “Global Warming and Hurricanes” Casualty Actuaries in Reinsurance, 18th Meeting New York, NY
6/6/2006 T. Knutson “Tropical Cyclone Intensities: Recent Observations & Simulated Response
to CO2-induced Climate Warming”
Understanding Sea-Level Rise & Variability Conference Paris, France
6/7/2006 A. Fiore “Methane Emission Controls: Benefits for Climate and Air Quality” LRTAP Task Force on Hemispheric Transport of Air Pollution Moscow, Russia
6/8/2006 P. Ginoux “Panel Discussion” Aviation Climate Change Workshop Boston, MA
6/12/2006 L. Donner “Developing Convective Parameterizations” GCSS WG4 Victoria, Canada
6/12/2006 I. Orlanski “The Role of Eddies in the NAO Oscillation” CIMA Buenos Aires, Argentina
6/15/2006 M. Winton “How Does Surface Albedo Feedback Affect Arctic Climate Change?” Polar and Global Climate Modeling Workshop Fairbanks, AK
6/15/2006 T. Delworth “The Role of the Ocean in Climate Change Metcalf Institute Kingston, RI
6/16/2006 A. Leetmaa “Oceans and Climate: Extending the Range of Predictions” Brookings Institute Washington, DC
6/20/2006 A. Wittenberg “Sensitivities of ENSO in the GFDL coupled model” CCSM workshop Breckenridge, CO
6/20/2006 A. Rosati “Initialization of the MOC in the GFDL Coupled Model” and “Activities
at GFDL in Understanding Tropical Bias”
Annual CCSM Workshop Breckenridge, CO
6/21/2006 V. Ramaswamy

WMO Ozone Assessment Geneva, Switzerland
6/22/2006 I. Held “Robust Aspects of the Hydrological Cycle Response to Global Warming” MDI Hamburg, Germany
6/23/2006 A. Leetmaa “Steps Towards Decadal Probability” ECMWF Scientific Symposium Reading, UK
6/24/2006 V. Ramaswamy

IPCC Lead Author’s meeting Bergen, Norway
6/25/2006 S.-J. Lin “A Global-Regional Non-Hydrostatic Model with a Vertically Langrangian
Control-Volume Discretization”
2006 PDE on the Sphere Workshop Monterey, CA
7/10/2006 L. Donner

Workshop on Tropical Convection TIMES Boulder, CO
7/17/2006 V. Ramaswamy “Global Climate Change in the 20th Century: Forcing Mechanisms and Their
Impacts”
International Conf on Global Warming Santa Fe, NM
7/31/2006 R. Stouffer “GFDL Progress Toward ESM” Aspen Global Change Institute Aspen, CO
7/31/2006 R. Toggweiler “Milankovitch Forcing through the CO2 System” Meeting on Milankovitch & Forcing of Climate Boulder, CO
8/14/2006 S. Griffies “Fundamentals of Ocean Climate Models” and “Physical Parameterizations
in Ocean Climate Models”
NSF Summer School in Mathematical Methods in Physical Oceanography Breckenridge, CO
8/31/2006 A. Rosati “Ocean synthesis efforts at GFDL” CLIVAR/GODAE Meeting on Ocean Synthesis Evaluations Reading, UK
9/7/2006 A. Gnanadesikan “The wind-driven ocean circulation: Impacts on climate and biogeochemistry” IGERT Colloquium, Columbia Univ. New York, NY
9/13/2006 A. Wittenberg “ENSO dynamics and predictability in the GFDL coupled GCMs” Workshop on ENSO Dynamics and Predictability Pusan, South Korea
9/13/2006 N. Lau “Atmospheric and Oceanic Phenomena Related to El Nino”, “The East Asian
Monsoon System”, and “Organization of Cloud Cover in Tropical and Extratropical
Weather Systems”
50th Anniversary, United College, Chinese University of Hong Kong Hong Kong
9/21/2006 I. Held “Latent heat and the general circulation of the atmosphere: Part 1 &
Part 2”
GEFD Summer School at U. of Cambridge Cambridge, UK
9/25/2006 S. Griffies “An update on activities of the Working Group for Ocean Model Development” Working Group for Coupled Model Development Victoria, Canada
9/26/2006 R. Stouffer TBD Working Group for Coupled Model Development Victoria, Canada
9/26/2006 T. Delworth “Recent developments and plans in coupled modeling at GFDL” Working Group for Coupled Model Development Victoria, Canada
9/28/2006 A. Fiore TBD UC Berkeley Atmospheric Sciences Symposium Berkeley, CA
9/28/2006 R. Hallberg Directions in global ocean modeling Meeting honoring the career of Peter Killworth Southampton, UK