Climate Processes Research Group

Large-scale dynamics, modeling, cycles of water and carbon, stable isotopes

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CPRG at the AGU Fall meeting

A33F-0248. Using stable water isotopes to distinguish aerosol chemistry from transport. A. Raudzens Bailey; D. C. Noone; D. W. Toohey

A44B-05. An Arctic and Antarctic perspective on interdecadal climate variability and global change. D. P. Schneider; D. C. Noone

A51E-0185. Atmosphere-surface water exchanges from measurements of isotopic composition at a tall tower in Boulder. D. C. Noone; C. Risi; A. Raudzens Bailey; D. P. Brown; N. H. Buenning; S. A. Gregory; J. Nusbaumer; J. Sykes; D. P. Schneider; B. J. Vanderwende; J. Wong; D. E. Wolfe

A51E-0187. Hydrogen isotope measurement corrections for low water vapor concentrations: Mauna Loa Observatory, Hawaii. L. R. Johnson; Z. D. Sharp; J. Galewsky; M. H. Strong; A. D. Van Pelt; F. Dong; D. C. Noone

A51E-0191. Changes in the moistening properties of convection associated with variations in the ENSO and IOD from 2005 and 2006. J. Lee; J. Worden; D. C. Noone; Y. Choi; J. Chae; K. W. Bowman; C. Frankenberg; A. Eldering

A53B-0211. A climatology of Atmospheric Rivers based on NCEP reanalysis and variability associated with ENSO . J. Nusbaumer; D. C. Noone

A53J-04. Moisture Sources and Sinks Derived From Water Isotopic Ratios From the Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer. D. P. Brown; J. Worden; D. C. Noone

A53J-06. Controls on Synoptic Scale Variability in Atmospheric Water Vapor Stable Isotopologues from Mauna Loa Observatory, Hawaii (Invited). J. V. Hurley; J. Galewsky; D. C. Noone; J. Worden; L. R. Johnson

A53J-07. Are general circulation models representing processes controlling tropical and subtropical free tropospheric relative humidity properly? The added value of water vapor isotope measurements. . C. Risi; D. C. Noone; J. Worden; C. Frankenberg; G. Stiller; M. Kiefer; B. Funke; K. A. Walker; P. F. Bernath; M. Schneider; D. Wunch; P. O. Wennberg; V. Sherlock; S. Bony; J. Lee; D. P. Brown; R. Uemura; C. Sturm.

Don't forget session A51E: Understanding Atmospheric and Terrestrial Hydrological Cycles With Isotopes in Water
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Group member Adriana Bailey awarded AMS Urban Symposium Best Student Paper award.
Adriana Bailey has won a best student paper award from a recent AMS award. Here paper describes trends in inversion strength in the central/western US. She found a number of remarkable changes in the inversion occurrence in radiosonde and reanalysis data - something which had not been noticed before, and which has significant implications for air quality. The work appears in a paper submitted to the Journal of Applied Meteorology and CLimatology.

CU research team awarded $2M to use modern methods to understand ancient Greenland ice
The layers of ice cores from Greenland are often portrayed as pages in a book that record the history of the atmosphere. However, scientists have had difficulty interpreting exactly what details of the Arctic.s climate history are actually written. Is it a history of once-a-year major storms or of gradual, gentle snowfall? Where did that snow come from, and how was it altered after it got there? A recent NSF award made to a CU research team aims to use modern instrumentation to make the most comprehensive measurements to date of the meteorological and glaciological processes which create the stable isotopic record in the ice cores and allow the history of the ice sheet to be retold with an increased level of detail.
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David Noone wins NSF Early Career Award for water cycle research (June 2010)
David Noone, Associate Professor in the Department of Atmospheric Sciences and the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), has been awarded the prestigious National Science Foundation.s Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award to study the exchange of water between the land surface and the atmosphere to improve climate models and predictions of climate change.
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