Detailed Program

Wednesday, June 18


Dusan Sidjanski (Latsis Foundation, University of Geneva, Special Advisor to the President of the European Commission)


Overview Lecture

Insights into some atmospheric phenomena based on PV
Brian Hoskins (Imperial College, London, and University of Reading)


The PV perspective of extratropical weather systems—why is it so insightful?
Heini Wernli (ETH Zurich)

Storm tracks close to baroclinic neutrality
Maarten Ambaum (University of Reading) and Lenka Novak

Coffee break

Storm tracks and orography: The interaction of responses from different mountain ranges
Rachel White (Imperial College), and D. Battisti

Rossby wave trains as precursors to strong surface cyclones
Volkmar Wirth (University of Mainz), Joachim Eichhorn, and Gil Fleger

On “Some Fundamental Problems of the General Circulation of the Atmosphere” by Yeh and Chu (1958)
Jianhua Lu (Florida State University and Brookhaven National Laboratory)


Overview Lecture

The role of the stratosphere in extratropical circulation
Ted Shepherd (University of Reading)

Communal Lunch

Overview Lecture

Jet, eddy, cloud and climate interactions in midlatitudes
Dennis Hartmann (University of Washington)


The influence of jet stream structure and transitions on extreme weather events in a hierarchy of models and observations
Nili Harnik (Tel Aviv University), Orli Lachmy, and Chaim Garfinkel

Baroclinic anomalies associated with the southern hemisphere annular mode: Roles of synoptic and low-frequency eddies
Yu Nie, Yang Zhang (Nanjing University), Xiu-Qun Yang, and Gang Chen

Atmospheric feedbacks on global-average surface temperature from large-scale ocean heat transport
David Brayshaw (Reading University/NCAS), Geoff Vallis, and Tim Merlis

Gravity waves on the rotating spherical earth: The theoretical challenge and its possible resolution
Nathan Paldor (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

Coffee break

Overview Lecture

Designing model hierarchies
Isaac Held (Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, Princeton University)


Reception & Posters I

  1. Role of changes in mean temperatures vs. temperature gradients in the recent widening of the Hadley circulation
    Ori Adam (ETH Zurich), Tapio Schneider, and Nili Harnik
  2. The relationship between extratropical cyclone intensification and warm conveyor belt strength
    Hanin Binder (ETH Zurich), Maxi Boettcher, Hanna Joos, and Heini Wernli
  3. A new approach on approximations of available potential energy and diagnosis of short-term increase events
    Kevin Bowley (McGill University), John Gyakum, and Eyad Atallah
  4. Effect of snow cover and ocean mixed layer on the irreversibility of sea-ice retreat
    M. Tomasini, Maura Brunetti (University of Geneva), and S. Marshall
  5. Poleward migration of eddy driven jets
    Rei Chemke (Weizmann Institute of Science), and Yohai Kaspi
  6. Assessing the effect of horizontal model resolution on simulated midlatitude dynamics using the framework of finite-amplitude wave activity and effective diffusivity
    Gang Chen (Cornell University), and Jian Lu
  7. Past and future wind changes over the Southern Ocean
    Francis Codron (Laboratoire de Météorologie Dynamique), Yann Chavaillaz, and Masa Kageyama
  8. Generalizing cloud overlap treatment to include wind shear and solar zenith angle effects
    Francesca Di Giuseppe (ECMWF), and Adrian Mark Tompkins
  9. SST and regional circulations modulating Central American precipitation by means of modulating the moisture sources
    Ana Maria Duran-Quesada (University of Costa Rica), Jorge Amador, and Luis Gimeno
  10. Dynamics of coastal fog and ocean surges in the city of Lagos, Nigeria
    Okuku A Ediang (Nigerian Meteorological Agency), and AA Ediang
  11. Fluxes of potential vorticity
    Joseph Egger, Klaus-Peter Hoinka, and Thomas Spengler (Meteorologisches Institut München)
  12. Pacific interdecadal variability driven by tropical-subtropical interactions
    Riccardo Farneti (International Centre for Theoretical Physics)
  13. The influence of regional feedbacks on circulation sensitivity
    Nicole Feldl (Caltech), D. M. W. Frierson, and G. H. Roe,
  14. Cloud radiative effects on global Earth's radiation budget based on model estimates and satellite data over the period 1984-2007
    M. Pyrina, C. Matsoukas, C.D. Papadimas, Angeliki Fotiadi (University of Ioannina), N. Hatzianastassiou, and I. Vardavas
  15. Investigating the atmospheric response to future sea ice loss in the western Arctic using a fully coupled global climate model
    Melissa Gervais (McGill University), Bruno Tremblay, John Gyakum, and Eyad Atallah
  16. Tropo- and stratospheric teleconnection response to Arctic sea decline and northern hemisphere snow cover changes
    Doerthe Handorf (Alfred Wegener Institute), Klaus Dethloff, Ralf Jaiser, Annette Rinke, and Judah Cohen
  17. Sensitivity of the classical nucleation theory on thermodynamic and kinetic parameters
    Luisa Ickes (ETH Zurich), André Welti, Corinna Hoose, and Ulrike Lohmann
  18. Microphysical processes associated with a warm conveyor belt: Results from an idealized simulation and a real case simulated with COSMO
    B. Crezee, Hanna Joos (ETH Zurich), and H. Wernli
  19. Evaluation of cloud-resolving models using satellite data: The diurnal cycle of summertime convection over the Alps
    Michael Keller (ETH Zurich), Oliver Fuhrer, Jürg Schmidli, Reto Stöckli, Martin Stengel, and Christoph Schär
  20. Assessment and features of climatic changes over the territory of West Siberia in the beginning of XXI century
    Elena Kharyutkina (Institute of Monitoring of Climatic and Ecological Systems SB RAS), I.I. Ippolitov, and S.V. Loginov
  21. Improvement of Climate Simulations: An ENSO example
    Jong-Seong Kug (Pohang University of Science and Technology) and Yoo-Geun Ham
  22. Flow regimes of the jet stream and their maintenance
    Orli Lachmy (Tel Aviv University), and Nili Harnik
  23. Understanding and predicting the strong Southern Annular Mode and its impact on the record wet east Australian spring 2010
    Eun-Pa Lim (Bureau of Meteorology Melbourne), and Harry H. Hendon
  24. Influence of bottom drag on the energy cycle of the atmosphere
    Junjun Liu (Caltech), and Tapio Schneider
  25. Evolution of the large-scale atmospheric circulation in response to changing ice sheets over the last glacial cycle
    Marcus Löfverström (Stockholm University), Rodrigo Caballero, Johan Nilsson, and Johan Kleman
  26. Aerosols and air-sea interactions over the Western Pacific warm pool region
    Salil Mahajan (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
  27. Storm track shifts under climate change
    Cheikh Mbengue (ETH Zurich), and Tapio Schneider
  28. Quantifying barotropic and baroclinic eddy feedbacks in the Southern Hemisphere Annular Mode
    Yu Nie (Nanjing University), Yang Zhang, Gang Chen, Xiuqun Yang, and David Burrows
  29. Persistent shallow water polar cyclones: applications to Saturn's poles
    Morgan O'Neill (MIT), Kerry Emanuel, and Glenn Flierl
  30. Midlatitude cyclones in idealized simulations of changed climates
    Stephan Pfahl (ETH Zurich), Paul O'Gorman, and Martin Singh
  31. Real-case simulations of aerosol-cloud interactions in ship tracks over the Bay of Biscay
    Anna Possner (ETH Zurich), E. Zubler, U. Lohmann, and C. Schär
  32. Large-scale surface wind extremes in the Mediterranean
    Shira Raveh-Rubin (ETH Zurich), and Heini Wernli
  33. Deep slantwise instability of the troposphere above the Gulf Stream
    Luke Sheldon (Imperial College)
  34. Seasonal variability of the polar stratospheric vortex in an idealized AGCM
    Aditi Sheshadri (MIT), and R. Alan Plumb
  35. A feature-based perspective on the anomalous winter 2013/14
    Michael Sprenger (ETH Zurich), and Heini Wernli
  36. A combination mode of annual cycle and the El Niño-Southern Oscillation: Genesis, impacts and attribution of air/sea coupling
    Malte Stuecker (University of Hawaii), Axel Timmermann, Fei-Fei Jin, Shayne McGregor, and Hong-Li Ren
  37. An eddy-diffusivity mass-flux (EDMF) closure for the unified representation of cloud and convective processes
    Zhihong Tan (ETH Zurich), Tapio Schneider, João Teixeira, Kyle Pressel, and Cheikh Mbengue
  38. The energy budget of the tropical UTLS and its impact on extratropical activity
    Gregory Tripoli (University of Wisconsin)
  39. The role of precipitating shallow convection in the heat budget of the trades
    Raphaela Vogel (Max Planck Institute for Meteorology), Louise Nuijens, and Bjorn Stevens
  40. Influence of spatial and seasonal degrees of freedom on the stability of the sea ice cover
    Till Wagner (Scripps Institution of Oceanography), and Ian Eisenman
  41. Intercomparison of stratospheric and tropospheric temperature trends in CMIP5 simulations with SSU/MSU satellite observations and reanalyses in 1979-2005
    Jianjun Xu (George Mason University), and Alfred Powell
  42. Eddy activity sensitivity to changes in the vertical structure of baroclinicity
    Janni Yuval (Weizmann Institute of Science), and Yohai Kaspi
  43. Large-eddy simulations of the sensitivity of polar clouds to climate change and sea ice
    Xiyue Zhang (Caltech), Tapio Schneider, Kyle Pressel, Zhihong Tan, Colleen Kaul, and Joao Teixeira

Thursday, June 19


Overview Lecture

The global warming hiatus in the context of the past millennium
Mark Cane (Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory)


Persistent ENSO in different climates
Alexey Fedorov (Yale University), and Georgy Manucharyan

The central-Pacific El Niño: Its underlying dynamics, mid-latitude impacts, and the cause of its recent emergence
Jin-Yi Yu (University of California, Irvine)

Coffee break

New perspectives on the ocean's role in the global energy imbalance and transient climate change
Kyle Armour (MIT)

Revisiting the role of air-sea coupling in North Atlantic variability
Laure Zanna (University of Oxford)

The dependence of transient climate sensitivity and radiative feedbacks on the spatial pattern of ocean heat uptake
Brian Rose (University at Albany)

The dependence of transient climate change on the regional pattern of ocean heat uptake
Thomas Lukas Frölicher (ETH Zurich), Michael Winton, and Jorge Louis Sarmiento

Antarctic ocean and sea ice response to ozone depletion: a two timescale problem
David Ferreira (University of Reading), J. Marshall, C. Bitz, S. Solomon, A. Plumb, and U. Hausmann

Large deviation theory, rare events and abrupt transitions in atmosphere dynamics and climate
Freddy Bouchet (ENS-Lyon and CNRS)

Communal Lunch (Geoscience building NO, D floor)

Overview Lecture

The effects of explicit atmospheric convection at high CO2
Eli Tziperman (Harvard University) (with N. Arnold, M. Branson, M. Burt, D. Abbot, Z. Kuang, D. Randall)


Pecha Kucha Talks & Breakout Sessions

William Boos (Yale University)
Transient monsoon dynamics: Understanding synoptic and subseasonal variations

Rodrigo Caballero (Stockholm University)
Polar climate dynamics: What drives Arctic amplification?

Caroline Muller (École Polytechnique)
Tropical precipitation extremes: Can we predict their response to warming?

David Randall (Colorado State University)
Why do GCMs have trouble with the MJO?

Tiffany Shaw (Columbia University)
General circulation dynamics: What determines the regional response to global warming?

Coffee Break

Plenary Summary of Breakout Sessions

Aiko Voigt, Kyle Armour, Angeline Pendergrass, Allison Wing, and Isla Simpson


Reception & Posters II

  1. GOAT: A new Matlab based tool for retrieval, archiving, visualization and analysis of geophysical data
    Ori Adam (ETH Zurich)
  2. The atmosphere-sand dune feedback
    Yosef Ashkenazy (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev), and Elad Shilo
  3. Systematic model errors in the simulation of the summer NAO teleconnection: implications for projected summer drying in the European/Mediterranean region
    Ileana Bladé (Universitat de Barcelona), Didac Fortuny, Brant Liebmann, and Geert Jan van Oldenborgh
  4. Cumulus convection over topography at grey zone resolutions
    Steef Böing (ETH Zurich), Jürg Schmidli, and Oliver Fuhrer
  5. Tropical low clouds in CMIP5 models: How is their vertical distribution linked to climate sensitivity?
    Florent Brient (ETH Zurich)
  6. A cloud albedo control on ocean temperature gradients and implications for early Pliocene warmth
    Natalie Burls and Alexey Fedorov (Yale University)
  7. Why eddy momentum fluxes are concentrated in the upper troposphere
    Farid Ait Chaalal (ETH Zurich) and Tapio Schneider
  8. Impact of climate change on the precipitation extremes associated with tropical cyclones
    Cheng-Ta Chen (National Taiwan Normal University), Teng-Ping Tzeng, Chao-Tzuen Cheng, and Akio Kitoh
  9. Linear instability of constant PV eddies in a two-layer model
    Yair Cohen (Hebrew University of Jerusalem), Yona Dvorkin, and Nathan Paldor
  10. The influence of asymmetric volcanic forcing on ITCZ location and oxygen isotope distribution
    Christopher Colose (University at Albany), Allegra N. LeGrande, and Mathias Vuille
  11. A simple model of the interaction of extra-tropical baroclinic waves with the ocean
    Arnaud Czaja (Imperial College)
  12. Cloud-induced redistribution of moisture: A model study
    Tra Dinh (Princeton University), Stephan Fueglistaler, Dale Durran, and Thomas Ackerman
  13. Projected changes in precipitation intensity and frequency over complex topography: a multi-model perspective
    Andreas Fischer (MeteoSwiss), D. Keller, M. Liniger, J. Rajczak, C. Schär, and C. Appenzeller
  14. Inferring the depth of the atmospheric circulation on Jupiter and Saturn through gravity measurements by Juno and Cassini and an adjoint based dynamical model
    Eli Galanti (Weizmann Institute of Science), and Yohai Kaspi
  15. Water vapour, waves, and stratosphere-troposphere coupling
    Ruth Geen (Imperial College)
  16. The role of the horizontal energy transport in land fast adjustment and land-sea contrast
    Olivier Geoffroy (CNRM-GAME), David Saint-Martin, and Aurore Voldoire
  17. The role of planetary waves in stratosphere-troposphere coupling
    Peter Hitchcock (University of Cambridge), and Isla Simpson
  18. A climatology of potential vorticity filaments and related exchange between the tropics and extratropics in the lower stratosphere
    Anne Kunz (ETH Zurich), M. Sprenger, and H. Wernli
  19. ENSO-related PDO in the mid-Holocene climate state
    MinHo Kwon (Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology), Sang-Wook Yeh, and Kang-Jin Lee
  20. Seasonal variations of subtropical precipitation associated with the Southern Annular Mode
    Harry Hendon, Eun-Pa Lim (Australian Bureau of Meteorology), and Hanh Nguyen
  21. The response of Indian versus East Asian monsoon to orbital precession
    Jung-Eun Lee (Brown University) and Benjamin Lintner
  22. Investigating the diurnal phase of tropical precipitation using a hierarchy of models
    Cheikh Mbengue (ETH Zurich), Tapio Schneider, Kyle Pressel, Colleen Kaul, Zhihong Tan, and Joao Teixeira
  23. Nonlocal second-order order closures for boundary layer turbulence from cumulant expansions
    Bettina Meyer (ETH Zurich), Tapio Schneider, Farid Ait Chaalal, and Kyle Pressel
  24. Characteristic non-dimensional numbers for orographic precipitation
    Annette Miltenberger (ETH Zurich), Axel Seifert, Hanna Joos, and Heini Wernli
  25. The annual cycle in tropical lower stratospheric temperatures: Idealised model studies
    Alison Ming (University of Cambridge), Peter Haynes, Peter Hitchcock, and Amanda Maycock
  26. Northern high-latitude warming through the increase of tropospheric ozone
    Byung-Kwon Moon (Chonbuk National University), Sang-Wook Yeh, Rokjin J. Park, Daeok Youn, and Chang-Keun Song
  27. A novel climatology of midlatitude baroclinicity and its tendencies
    Lukas Papritz (ETH Zurich), and Thomas Spengler
  28. Deconstructing the relationship between sea-surface temperature, precipitation, and vertical velocity over the Gulf Stream in wintertime
    Rhys Parfitt (Imperial College)
  29. A simple model relating precipitation and vertical velocity to moisture and radiative cooling
    Angeline Pendergrass (National Center for Atmospheric Research)
  30. Large-eddy simulations for the study of cloud response to climate perturbations
    Kyle Pressel (Caltech), Tapio Schneider, Zhihong Tan, Cheikh Mbengue, Colleen Kaul, and Joao Teixeira
  31. Towards a scale-adaptive stochastic parameterization for shallow convection: cloud ensemble statistics
    Mirjana Sakradzija (Max Planck Institute for Meteorology), Axel Seifert, and Thijs Heus
  32. Improving the representation of subgrid-scale variability of total water in the ECHAM6 GCM
    Vera Schemann (Max Planck Institute for Meteorology), and Johannes Quaas
  33. A diagnosis of the seasonally and longitudinally varying mid-latitude circulation response to global warming
    Isla Simpson (Columbia University), Tiffany Shaw, and Richard Seager
  34. Bedymo: A non-spectral multi-layer solving the quasi-gestrophic, semi-geostrophic and primitive equations
    Clemens Spensberger (University of Bergen), T. Thorsteinsson, and T. Spengler
  35. The poleward tilt of storm tracks: Tracking transient eddies in an Idealized GCM
    Talia Tamarin (Weizmann Institute of Science), and Yohai Kaspi
  36. Links between Arctic sea ice conditions and oceanic heat transport
    Steffen Tietsche (University of Reading), J. Day, and Ed Hawkins
  37. Organization of tropical deep convection in low vertical wind shears: The role of boundary conditions
    Adrian Tompkins (International Centre of Theoretical Physics ICTP), and Addisu Gezahegn
  38. The tropical Atlantic low-level wind divergence belt and its effect on clouds
    Yaniv Tubul (Weizmann Institute of Science), Orit Altaratz, and Ilan Koren
  39. Impact of Antarctic ozone asymmetries on tropospheric climate
    Olga Tweedy (Johns Hopkins University), Darryn Waugh, Luke Oman, Feng Li
  40. Identification of moisture sources for the Arctic system using a Lagrangian analysis
    Marta Vázquez (Universidade de Vigo), Raquel Nieto, and Luis Gimeno
  41. Examining the relative role of shallow and deep convection in the response of low cloud cover to warming SST
    Jessica Vial (University Pierre et Marie Curie Paris), Sandrine Bony, and Jean-Louis Dufresne
  42. Examining Quasi-Biennial Oscillation modulation of Rossby waves and the northern hemisphere stratospheric polar vortex using Ertel's potential vorticity
    Ian White (British Antarctic Survey), Hua Lu, and Nicholas Mitchell
  43. The role of extratropical cyclones on the future Mediterranean precipitation projections
    Giuseppe Zappa (University of Reading), M. Hawcroft, D. Brayshaw, E. Black, and L. Shaffrey

Conference Banquet

Zunfthaus zur Meisen
Münsterhof 20, 8001 Zürich (directions)

Friday, June 20


Overview Lecture

Weak temperature gradient and other parameterizations of the large scale: How far can we go with a single column?
Adam Sobel (Columbia University)


The MJO and superrotation in warm climates
Henrik Carlson (Stockholm University), and Rodrigo Caballero

A physical mechanism for the direct response of tropical circulations to carbon dioxide changes
Timothy Merlis (McGill University)

Coffee break

Variability of zonal mean tropical temperatures derived from a decade of GPS radio occultation data
William Randel (National Center for Atmospheric Research)

A possible stratospheric influence on a radiative-moist convective quasi-equilibrium state in the minimal model of a QBO-like oscillation in the tropics
Shigeo Yoden (Kyoto University), Hoang-Hai Bui, and Eriko Nishimoto


Overview Lecture

Climate change uncertainty: the role of internal atmospheric variability
Clara Deser (National Center for Atmospheric Research)

Communal Lunch

Posters III

  1. Midwinter minimum in storm track activity in an idealized GCM with a seasonal cycle
    Hilla Afargan-Gerstman (Weizmann Institute of Science), and Yohai Kaspi
  2. Energetic constraints on tropical precipitation and implications for orbital variations
    Tobias Bischoff (Caltech), and Tapio Schneider
  3. Large-scale atmospheric sensitivity to sea ice in an AGCM with idealised topography
    Caroline Ely, Tim Woollings, David Brayshaw (University of Reading), and Len Shaffrey
  4. Calibration of WACCM's gravity waves parametrizations using spherical outputs
    Kai-Lan Chang (University College London), Serge Guillas, and Hanli Liu
  5. Impacts of an idealized AMOC strengthening
    Blandine L'Hévéder, and Francis Codron (Laboratoire de Météorologie Dynamique LMD)
  6. Regional and seasonal aerosol effects in China in recent decades
    Doris Folini (ETH Zurich), and Martin Wild
  7. Influence of the background wind on the local soil moisture-precipitation feedback
    Paul Froidevaux (ETH Zurich), Linda Schlemmer, Jürg Schmidli, Wolfgang Langhans, and Christoph Schär
  8. Deviations from a general nonlinear wind balance: Local and zonal-mean perspectives
    Almut Gassmann (University of Rostock)
  9. Susceptibility and resilience of aerosol-cloud-precipitation interactions in 2D orographic mixed-phase clouds
    Franziska Glassmeier (ETH Zurich), Nadja Herger, Fabiola Ramelli, and Ulrike Lohmann
  10. Mechanisms of forced tropical meridional energy flux change
    Spencer Hill (Princeton University), Yi Ming, and Isaac Held
  11. Linking tropical precipitation with Southern Ocean: Mean state biases and future projections
    Yen-Ting Hwang (Scripps Institution of Oceanography), Dargan Frierson, Shang-Ping Xie, Clara Deser, and Sarah Kang
  12. Climate change impact on spatiotemporal variability of droughts in eastern Europe
    Valeriy Khokhlov (Odessa State Environmental University), and Nataliia Yermolenko
  13. A new global climatology of moisture source and transport properties for precipitation
    Alexander Läderach (ETH Zurich), and Harald Sodemann
  14. Towards cloud-resolving European-scale climate simulations using a fully GPUenabled prototype of the COSMO regional climate model
    David Leutwyler (ETH Zurich), Oliver Fuhrer, Daniel Lüthi, and Christoph Schär
  15. On the possible interaction between internal climate variability and forced climate change
    Jianhua Lu (Florida State University), Aixue Hu, and Zhen Zeng
  16. The influence of Andes topography and ocean circulation on the location of tropical precipitation
    Elizabeth Maroon (University of Washington), Dargan Frierson, David Battisti, and Neven Fučkar
  17. A Lagrangian analysis of the Northern Hemisphere subtropical jet
    Olivia Martius (University of Bern), and H. Wernli
  18. Recent trends in wave activity and wavebreaking over the Northern Hemisphere
    Giacomo Masato (University of Reading)
  19. Wind induced sea level in the Red Sea
    Kamal Aldien Alawad (King Abdul Aziz University), and Knut Barthel
  20. Cloud Inhomogeneity in ECHAM6 GCM
    Christine Nam (University of Leipzig), and Johannes Quaas
  21. Scale-dependent vertical mass flux and a possible deficiency in current parameterization suites
    Travis O'Brien (Lawrence Berkeley National Lab), W. Collins, S. Rauscher, and T. Ringler
  22. Inferring the depth of Jupiter's vortices by the Juno gravity measurements
    Marzia Parisi (University of Rome), Eli Galanti, and Yohai Kaspi
  23. Challenges in improving the representation of boundary-layer turbulence in a general circulation model
    Felix Pithan (Max Planck Institute for Meteorology), and Thorsten Mauritsen
  24. Ocean control on interannual variability of Western North Pacific typhoon intensity
    Wei Mei, Francois Primeau, Jim McWilliams, and Claudia Pasquero (University of Milan Bicocca)
  25. Roles of upper- versus lower-level baroclinicity in shifting the eddy-driven jet
    Yu Nie (Nanjing University), Yang Zhang, Gang Chen, and Xiuqun Yang
  26. Climatology of Rossby wave triggering
    Matthias Röthlisberger (University of Bern), Olivia Martius, and Heini Wernli
  27. Ultra fast and fast—short time scale responses to abrupt CO2 forcing
    Maria Rugenstein (ETH Zurich), Nathalie Schaller, Jan Sedlacek, and Reto Knutti
  28. Study on the atmospheric teleconnections from the warm pool region to the Arctic region
    Sang-Wook Yeh (Hanyang University)
  29. How moisture modifies the life cycle of an archetypal mid-latitude cyclone
    Sebastian Schemm (ETH Zurich), and Heini Wernli
  30. Accuracy of simulated diurnal valley winds in the Swiss Alps: Influence of grid resolution and topography filtering
    Juerg Schmidli (ETH Zurich), S. Böing, and O. Fuhrer
  31. Changes in midlatitude temperature extremes and variances in a warming climate
    Tapio Schneider, Tobias Bischoff, and Hanna Plotka (ETH Zurich)
  32. The seasonal transition of the Northern Hemisphere general circulation: Mechanisms and future changes
    Tiffany Shaw (Columbia University), and Isla Simpson
  33. The Atlantic ITCZ bias in CMIP5 models
    Cheska Siongco (Max Planck Institute for Meteorology), Cathy Hohenegger, and Bjorn Stevens
  34. A novel method for upper tropospheric jet stream detection
    Clemens Spensberger (University of Bergen), and T. Spengler
  35. Slow evolution and bistability of zonal jets in turbulent planetary atmospheres
    Freddy Bouchet, Cesare Nardini, and Tomas Tangarife (ENS-Lyon and CNRS)
  36. Diagnosing the relation between AMO, Meridional Overturning, and Atmospheric Variability
    Laurie Trenary (George Mason University), and Timothy DelSole
  37. Using HDO/H2O dynamics to constrain GCM convective processes during the MJO
    Obbe Tuinenburg (Laboratoire Meteorologie Dynamique), C. Risi, J.L. Lacour, and M. Schneider
  38. Influence of the Gulf Stream on extratropical cyclones
    Benoît Vannière (Imperial College), and Arnaud Czaja
  39. Differences between jet and pressure variability in the extratropical troposphere
    Justin J. Wettstein (Oregon State University)
  40. Circulation-dominated zonal precipitation variations
    Robert Wills (ETH Zurich), and Tapio Schneider
  41. A stochastic parameterization of sub-grid scale ocean processes
    Laure Zanna (University of Oxford), and Luca Mana

Overview Lecture

Aerosol forcing—last century's problem
Bjorn Stevens (Max Planck Institute for Meteorology)

Coffee break

How important is a detailed description of aerosol microphysics for the cloud feedback and climate sensitivity?
Ulrike Lohmann (ETH Zurich), and Sylvaine Ferrachat

Scaling behavior of atmospheric moisture from cloud system to synoptic scales
William Collins (University of California, Berkeley), and Kyle Pressel

The 'dry gets drier, wet gets wetter' paradigm revisited
Peter Greve (ETH Zurich), Boris Orlowsky, Brigitte Müller, Justin Sheffield, Markus Reichstein, and Sonia Seneviratne

Moist-radiative feedbacks are critical to changes of the large-scale atmospheric circulation and precipitation in response to climate change
Aiko Voigt (Columbia University), and Tiffany Shaw

Mediterranean summertime climate and the importance of the Zagros mountains
Isla Simpson (Columbia University), Richard Seager, Tiffany Shaw, and Mingfang Ting

The intensity and extent of Earth's dry regions under global climate change: an idealized study
Xavier Levine (Yale University), and William Boos

Understanding the land-ocean contrast in the response of the hydrological cycle to climate change
Michael Byrne (MIT), and Paul O'Gorman


Public Lecture

The recent global warming hiatus: What does it mean for the future?
Dennis Hartmann (University of Washington)

Saturday, June 21


Overview Lecture

Teasing apart the interactions in moist global flows
Brian Mapes (University of Miami)


Sensitivity of intraseasonal variability in an aquaplanet to convective moisture and cloud radiative effects
Penelope Maher (University of New South Wales), and Steven Sherwood

Relationships between precipitation, clouds, radiation and large-scale tropical dynamics: observational analysis and evaluation of CMIP5 models
Romain Roehrig (Météo-France & CNRS), and Sandrine Bony

Coffee break

The small scales you will always have with you
David Randall (Colorado State University)

The role of vertical motion structures in the amplification of deep convection
Larissa Back (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Physical mechanisms controlling self-aggregation of convection in idealized numerical simulations
Allison Wing (MIT), and Kerry Emanuel

The central role of clouds in ENSO variability
Gaby Rädel (Max-Planck-Institute for Meteorology), T. Mauritsen, and B. Stevens


Overview Lecture

Regimes of boundary layer cloud-aerosol-precipitation interaction
Chris Bretherton (University of Washington)

End of Latsis Symposium