Reviewing the Current and Future Representation of the Ocean in Earth System Models 20 October 2020

Reviewing the Current and Future Representation of the Ocean in Earth System Models

This invited review paper, published in Current Climate Change Reports, draws on CVP-supported research to broadly discuss the impact of ocean resolution in Earth System models and potential improvements. 

New Research Investigates Marine Boundary Layer Stability 14 October 2020

New Research Investigates Marine Boundary Layer Stability

Researchers funded by CVP studied the behavior of the marine atmospheric boundary layer in the presence of warm or cold fronts, with implications for climate models.

Machine Learning Offers New Tools to Improve Ocean Climate Models 7 October 2020

Machine Learning Offers New Tools to Improve Ocean Climate Models

Researchers funded in part by the Climate Variability & Predictability (CVP) program showcase the potential for machine learning applications for ocean climate models.

CVP-Funded Study Reveals Arctic is Transitioning to ‘New’ Climate with Dramatic Implications 29 September 2020

CVP-Funded Study Reveals Arctic is Transitioning to ‘New’ Climate with Dramatic Implications

According to the study, a ‘new’ Arctic climate, one with less sea ice, higher temperatures, and longer rainy seasons, will emerge by 2100.

Persistent Extreme Weather Events in Asia Expected to Increase Due to Arctic Warming 23 September 2020

Persistent Extreme Weather Events in Asia Expected to Increase Due to Arctic Warming

The study, published in Nature, tracked the consecutive days that the atmosphere resides in a particular pattern associated with extreme temperatures and precipitation and found that these patterns are occurring more often as the Arctic warms faster than the mid-latitudes.

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