Parallel Session B11

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Thurday 27 October

Session B12:Understanding Anthropogenic Climate Change in Terms of Processes and Feedbacks
(conveners: C. Senior, J. Mitchell, H. Le Treut)

- Contributions to this session are oral presentations
- Date: 27 October 2011
- Time: 13h30-18h00
- Location: Plaza C

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Climate sensitivity, global forcing/feedback

13:30-14:00   Jonathan Gregory (invited)   Anthropogenic forcing and feedback of the Earth system
14:00-14:15   Karl Taylor   How has the range of climate sensitivity changed with the new generation of CMIP5 models?
14:15-14:30   Long Cao   Climate response to carbon dioxide and solar forcing: sensitivity to forcing and sensitivity to forcing-induced temperature change
14:30-14:45   Nathalie Schaller   The linear additivity of the forcings' responses in the energy and water cycles



Physical climate feedbacks

14:45-15:00   Masahiro Watanabe   Modeling activity of the MIROC group for climate feedback and sensitivity studies
15:00-15:15   Ming Cai   Quantifying contributions to global warming pattern in NCAR CCSM4 climate mode
15:15-15:30   Florent Brient   Analysis of the mechanisms controlling tropical cloud feedbacks in the IPSL-CM5a climate model
Coffee break
16:00-16:15   Linda Schlemmer   Assessing the sensitivity of moist convection to climate change within an idealized cloud-resolving modeling framework
16:15-16:30   George Tselioudis   Cloud. radiation, and precipitation changes with midlatitude storm strength and frequency and the resulting climate feedbacks
16:30-16:45   Mark Zelinka   A novel technique for computing and partitioning cloud feedbacks



Biogeochemical feedbacks

16:45-17:00   William Collins   Quantifying biogeochemical feedbacks in an Earth System Model
17:00-17:15   Stephanie Dutkiewicz   Response of phytoplankton and ocean biogeochemistry to a warming world
17:30-17:45   Mattia Marconcini   Towards unravelling complex land-atmosphere processes in boreal Eurasia: the ALANIS study
17:45-18:00   Eugenia Kalnay   Population and climate change: fully coupled Earth and Human Systems