GFDL - Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory

Presentations, Seminars, & External Talks (2012)

10/3/2011 Ming, Yi Proposal for inter-comparing aerosol indirect effects Aerocom Workshop Fukuoka, Kyushu, Japan
10/14/2011 Knutson, Thomas Atlantic Hurricanes and Climate Change The Florida Climate Institute Tallahassee, FL
10/15/2011 Lau, Ngar-Cheung The Science of Climate Change and Recent Progress in Climate Change Research WMO working Group on Tropical Meteorological Research Beijing and Hong Kong, China
10/17/2011 Donner, Leo Aerosol-Cloud Interactions in Climate Models WGNE and WCRP Open Science Conference Boulder and Denver, CO
10/19/2011 Stouffer, Ronald WGCM: CMIP uptake; CLIVAR: Land use in GFDL ESMs; UA: Role of carbon in climate change WGCM meeting, CLIVAR Science Conference, U Arizona Boulder and Denver, CO; Tuscon,AZ
10/24/2011 Knutson, Thomas Atlantic Hurricanes and Climate Change WCRP Open Science Conference Denver,CO
10/25/2011 Rosati, Anthony Coupled Model Data Assimilation WCRP Open Science Conference Denver,CO
10/25/2011 Dixon, Keith Ocean Circulation features of the GFDL CM2.6 and CM2.5 high-resolution global coupled climate models WCRP Open Science Conference Denver,CO

Wittenberg, Andrew

Assessing ENSO risks for the coming decade

WCRP Open Science Conference

Denver, CO


Ramaswamy, V

Addressing the leading scientific challenges in climate modeling

Third Santa Fe Conference on Global and Regional Climate Change

Santa Fe, NM

11/03/2011 Vecchi, Gabriel Hurricanes and Climate University of Virginia Charlottesville, VA
12/05/2011 Dunne, John Historical and 21st Century projection of ocean acidification, its impacts on aragonite and calcite and aragonite cycling and subsequent feedbacks in an ESM Fall 2011 AGU Conference San Francisco, CA
12/06/2011 Ming, Yi A Multi-scale Perspective on Arctic Aerosols and Aerosols-induced Circulation Change Fall 2011 AGU Conference San Francisco, CA
12/14/2011 Griffies, Stephen Developments with MOM CESM Ocean Working Group Meeting Boulder, CO
12/14/2011 Westley, Marian Summary of Recent Formal Reports and Statements on Climate Engineering NOAA State of Science Silver Spring, MD
1/11/2012 Hallberg, Robert NOAA/CPO Workshop Panel Discussion on Climate Science and Impact Assessment Charleston, SC
1/12/2012 Vecchi, Gabriel Ability to Predict Extreme Tropical Cyclones in the Coming Decade National Research Council Panel on Assessing the Impact of Climate Change on Political & Social Stresses Washington DC


Griffies, Stephen

Core interannual simulations at GFDL

CLIVAR Panel Meeting

Venice, Italy

1/14/2012 Ramaswamy, V. Advances in Climate Modeling and Scientist Understanding Climate Change Workshop at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Saudi Arabia
1/18/2012 Stern, William Impact of Resolution, Physical Parameterization and Coupling on the Representation of Tropical Tropical Dynamics and MJO Workshop Honolulu, HI
2/9/2012 Knutson, Thomas Status Report on GFDL’s Hurricane/Climate Dynamical Downscaling Studies Willis Research Network London, England


Knutson, Thomas

Tropical Cyclones and Climate Change: Indian Ocean Perspective

2nd International Conference on Indian Ocean Tropical Cyclones & Climate Change

New Delhi, India

2/14/2012 Vecchi, Gabriel Hurricane Predictions and Projections Reinsurance Association of America’s 2012 Catastrophe Modeling Conference Orlando, FL
2/18/2012 Ramaswamy, V. Introduction to Non-CO2 and Aerosols and their Climate Effect AAA’s Vancouver, Canada


Ramaswamy, V.

What on earth are aerosols doing?

Golden Jubilee of the Indian Institute

Pune, India

2/23/2012 Dunne, John Ocean Uptake of Anthropogenic Heat and Carbon in Two Earth System AGU/ASLO/TOS Ocean Sciences Meeting Salt Lake City, UT
2/26/2012 Ramaswamy, V. What on Earth is Aerosols Doing? Golden Jubilee of Indian Institute and NOAA India Delhi, India
3/5/2012 Toggweiler, J.R. Organization of the Ocean’s Overturning Circulation Kaplan Workshop Jerusalem, Israel
3/7/2012 Bender, Morris Upgrades to 2012 GFDL/GFON Operational Model IHC Conference Charleston, SC
3/7/2012 Winton, Michael Connecting Changing Ocean Circulation with Changing Climate AOSS Department Seminar Ann Arbor, MI
3/14/2012 Donner, Leo Using ARM SGP Variational Analysis to Evaluate a PDF-Based Parameterization DOE ASR Science Team Meeting Arlington, VA
3/21/2012 Delworth, Thomas GFDL Climate Program Overview ESPC Workshop Silver Spring, MD
3/22/2012 Donner, Leo GFDL’s Latent-Generation Coupled Climate Model CM3 Workshop on Physics of Weather and Climate Models at Cal Tech/JPL Pasadena, CA

Dixon, Keith

From “Best Available” Science to “Actionable Science”: Using Climate Model Results

Climate Change Seminar for Broadcast Meteorologists & Weathercasters

Oxford, MD


Stock, Charles

Marine Ecosystem Model

NIMBios Working Group on Modeling Viral Effects on Global Biogeochemical Cycles

Knoxville, TN


Marchok, Tim

Evaluation of a GFDL Hurricane Model Ensemble Forecast System

30th AMS Conference on Hurricanes & Tropical Meteorology

Ponte Vedra Beach, FL


Ming, Yi

Anthropogenic aerosols and the weakening of the South Asian monsoon

EGU Annual Meeting

Vienna, Austria

4/20/2012 Vecchi, Gabriel Tropical Changes in CMIP5 Historical and Projected Climate Experiments and Hurricanes and Climate CMIP5 Model Analysis Workshop and Int. Workshop. On Climate Change and HPC Honolulu and Maui, HI
5/2/2012 Stock, Charles Modeling global scale patterns in the flow of energy through plankton food webs MIT Atmosphere, Oceans and Climate Meeting with Northeast Fisheries Science Center, EPA and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute Cambridge, MA
5/7/2012 Zhang, Shaoqing Reanalyzed Oceanic Variability of 1960-2010 by GFDL’s EDA System 4th WCRP International Conference on Reanalyses Silver Spring, MD
5/11/2012 Stock, Charles On the use of IPCC-Class Models to assess the impact of climate on Living Marine Resources International Symposium “Effect of Climate on the World’s Oceans” Yeosu, Korea


Ramaswamy, V

Climate Sensitivity

Aspen Global Change Institute “Climate Sensitivity on Decadal to Century Timescales Implications for Civilization”

Aspen, CO


Dixon, Keith

Data and information cascades: From global climate models to local decision support

Gulf of Mexico Climate Data & Scenarios Workshop

Baton Rouge, LA


Ginoux, Paul

Natural and anthropogenic dust sources in North Africa

Dust, Climate, & Health in Sub-Saharan Africa

Palisades, NY


John, Jasmin

Biases in GFDL ESMS

EMBRACE 1st General Assembly

Paris, France


Griffies, Stephen

Sea level in ocean climate models

NCAR Annual Community Earth System Model Meeting

Breckenridge, CO


Wilson, R. John

Marian dust storms, thermal tides and the Hadley Circulation

Comparative Climatology of Terrestrial Planets Meeting

Boulder, CO


Stock, Charles

Projected climate change trends in physical properties along NE United States

NMFS Northeast Regional Office Protected Resources Division Climate Change Workshop

Gloucester, MA


Stock, Charles

Projected impacts of climate change on primary and secondary production

River Herring Workshop

Gloucester, MA


Ramaswamy, V

GFDL research on aerosols and monsoons

Meeting with NASA, Scripps, and U. Maryland on Aerosols and Monsoons College Park, MD


Delworth, Thomas

Seasonal to decadal to centennial models at GFDL

NOAA Climate Working Group Meeting

Washington, DC


Ramaswamy, V

A key short-lived climate forcing agent

NOAA Climate Working Group Meeting

Washington, DC


Paynter, David

The impace of the water vapor continuum upon global energy budget

International Radiation Symposium

Berlin, Germany


Knutson, Thomas

Tropical cyclones and climate change

Conference on Dynamics & Predictability of Impact Weather & Climate Events

Kunming, China


Ramaswamy, V

Advances in global modeling for the scientific understanding of the air quality-climate nexus

Air Quality and Climate Symposium

Boulder, CO


Ming, Yi

Anthropogenic aerosols and the weakening of the South Asian monsoon

AOGS-AGU (WPMG) Joint Assembly



Rosati, Anthony

AMOC in GFDL high resolution models

US AMOC Science Meeting

Boulder, CO


Delworth, Thomas

Simulated AMOC variability and change in the GFDL CM2.5 high resolution coupled model

US AMOC Science Meeting

Boulder, CO


Hallberg, Robert

Physical parameterizations for multiscale ocean models

Isaac Newton Institute Programme on Multiscale Numerics for the Atmosphere & Ocean

Cambridge, UK


Dunne, John

Modeling ocean acidification within coral reef ecosystems

Coral Reef Ocean Acidification Monitoring

Portfolio Workshop

Fort Lauderdale, FL


Ramaswamy, V

Climate and Earth System Sciences: Use-inspired Research & Advancing the Frontiers

OAR, AA, DAAS, Climate Communication Team, Climate Program Office Seminar

Silver Spring, MD


Donner, Leo

Using GCSS SCM cases and continuous ARM observations to evaluate PDF-based parameterization for clouds & boundary layers

Global Atmospheric System Studies Meeting

Boulder, CO


Zhang, Shaoqing

Parameter estimation in coupled models: Opportunities and challenges

European Space Agency Coupled Data Assimilation Workshop

Reading, UK


Knutson, Thomas

Tropical Cyclones and Climate Change

Attribution of Climate & Weather Extremes: Assessing, Anticipating, & Communicating Climate Risks

Oxford, UK


Zhang, Rong

AMOC and Climate

NTU International Science Conference on Climate Change: Multidecadal & Beyond

Taipei, Taiwan


Griffies, Stephen

Sea level as an ocean physics problem: Developments with MOM

University of South Wales

Sydney, Australia


Stouffer, Ronald

Various CMIP reports plus early results from GFDL CMIP5 runs

WGCM Meeting

Hamburg, Germany

9/28/2012 Wilson, R. John 1) Thermal tides as revealed by Mars Climate Sounder and 2) The role of thermal tides in the Martian Dust Cycle European Planetary Science Congress 2012 Madrid, Spain