Asrar, Ghassem R.

Climate Science for Serving Society

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Table of contents

1. The World Climate Research Program Strategy and Priorities: Next Decade
Ghassem R. Asrar, James W. Hurrell, Antonio J. Busalacchi

2. Challenges of a Sustained Climate Observing System
Kevin E. Trenberth, Richard A. Anthes, Alan Belward, Otis B. Brown, Ted Habermann, Thomas R. Karl, Steve Running, Barbara Ryan, Michael Tanner, Bruce Wielicki

3. On the Reprocessing and Reanalysis of Observations for Climate
Michael G. Bosilovich, John Kennedy, Dick Dee, Rob Allan, Alan O’Neill

4. Climate Processes: Clouds, Aerosols and Dynamics
Steven C. Sherwood, M. Joan Alexander, Andy R. Brown, Norm A. McFarlane, Edwin P. Gerber, Graham Feingold, Adam A. Scaife, Wojciech W. Grabowski

5. Aerosol Cloud-Mediated Radiative Forcing: Highly Uncertain and Opposite Effects from Shallow and Deep Clouds
Daniel Rosenfeld, Robert Wood, Leo J. Donner, Steven C. Sherwood

6. Improving Understanding of the Global Hydrologic Cycle
Peter H. Gleick, Heather Cooley, James S. Famiglietti, Dennis P. Lettenmaier, Taikan Oki, Charles J. Vörösmarty, Eric F. Wood

7. Land Use and Land Cover Changes and Their Impacts on Hydroclimate, Ecosystems and Society
Taikan Oki, Eleanor M. Blyth, Ernesto Hugo Berbery, Domingo Alcaraz-Segura

8. Prediction from Weeks to Decades
Ben Kirtman, David Anderson, Gilbert Brunet, In-Sik Kang, Adam A. Scaife, Doug Smith

9. Assessing the Reliability of Climate Models, CMIP5
Bart Hurk, Pascale Braconnot, Veronika Eyring, Pierre Friedlingstein, Peter Gleckler, Reto Knutti, Joao Teixeira

10. Changes in Variability Associated with Climate Change
Karen H. Rosenlof, Laurent Terray, Clara Deser, Amy Clement, Hugues Goosse, Sean Davis

11. Understanding and Predicting Climate Variability and Change at Monsoon Regions
Carolina Vera, William Gutowski, Carlos R. Mechoso, B. N. Goswami, Chris C. Reason, Chris D. Thorncroft, Jose Antonio Marengo, Bruce Hewitson, Harry Hendon, Colin Jones, Piero Lionello

12. Attribution of Weather and Climate-Related Events
Peter A. Stott, Myles Allen, Nikolaos Christidis, Randall M. Dole, Martin Hoerling, Chris Huntingford, Pardeep Pall, Judith Perlwitz, Dáithí Stone

13. Climate Extremes: Challenges in Estimating and Understanding Recent Changes in the Frequency and Intensity of Extreme Climate and Weather Events
Francis W. Zwiers, Lisa V. Alexander, Gabriele C. Hegerl, Thomas R. Knutson, James P. Kossin, Phillippe Naveau, Neville Nicholls, Christoph Schär, Sonia I. Seneviratne, Xuebin Zhang

14. Carbon Dioxide and Climate: Perspectives on a Scientific Assessment
Sandrine Bony, Bjorn Stevens, Isaac H. Held, John F. Mitchell, Jean-Louis Dufresne, Kerry A. Emanuel, Pierre Friedlingstein, Stephen Griffies, Catherine Senior

15. Atmospheric Composition, Irreversible Climate Change, and Mitigation Policy
Susan Solomon, Raymond T. Pierrehumbert, Damon Matthews, John S. Daniel, Pierre Friedlingstein

16. Building Adaptive Capacity to Climate Change in Less Developed Countries
Maria Carmen Lemos, Arun Agrawal, Hallie Eakin, Don R. Nelson, Nathan L. Engle, Owen Johns

17. A Climate and Health Partnership to Inform the Prevention and Control of Meningoccocal Meningitis in Sub-Saharan Africa: The MERIT Initiative
Madeleine C. Thomson, E. Firth, M. Jancloes, A. Mihretie, M. Onoda, S. Nickovic, H. Broutin, S. Sow, W. Perea, E. Bertherat, S. Hugonnet

Keywords: Environment, Environmental Monitoring/Analysis, Earth System Sciences, Environmental Physics, Earth System Sciences, Earth Sciences, general, Sustainable Development

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