Parallel Session B3

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Monday 24 October

Session B3: Oceans Dynamics and Sea-level: Variability and Change
(conveners: C. Boening, A. Cazenave, M. Latif)

- Contributions to this session are oral presentations
- Date: 24 October 2011
- Time: 13h30-18h00
- Location: Plaza C

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13:30-13:35   Introductory remarks
13:35-13:55   Catia Domingues   Understanding sea-level rise and variability during the last decades - from global to regional scales
13:55-14:10   Anny Cazenave   ENSO-driven sea level and ocean mass changes at interannual time scale
14:10-14:25   Christopher Piecuch   Dynamics and forcing of interannual regional steric sea level variability
14:25-14:40   Malick Wade   Variability of the mixed layer heat budget in the Eastern Equatorial Atlantic during 2005-2007 as inferred using ARGO floats (did not attend)
14:40-14:55   K. Patnaik   On the inter-annual variability of mixed layer depth in the Arabian Sea during 1993 - 2010 (did not attend)
14:55-15:10   Jong-yeon Park   Variability of chlorophyll associated with ENSO and its possible biological feedback in the Equatorial Pacific
15:10-15:25   Weiqing Han   Decadal sea level change along the US west coast during recent decades
15:25-15:30   Time for additional questions
Coffee break
16:00-16:15   Aixue Hu   Glacial climate stability and the oceanic pathway in the North Pacific
16:15-16:35   Shayne McGregor (invited)   Wind effects on past and future regional sea-level trends in the southern Indo-Pacific
16:35-16:50   Robert Nerem   Why has an acceleration of sea level rise not been observed during the altimeter era?
16:50-17:05   Tony Song   Deep ocean warming assessed from altimeters, GRACE,in-situ measurements, and a non-Boussinesq OGCM
17:05-17:20   Benoit Meyssignac   Spatial trend patterns in observed sea level: internal variability and/or anthropogenic signature ?
17:20-17:40   Till Kuhlbrodt (invited)   Factors influencing changes in regional sea level projected by AOGCMs
17:40-17:55   Mark Hemer   Coordinated Ocean Wave Climate Projections (COWCLIP)