Joint Working Groups with US Climate Variability and Predictability (CLIVAR) Program
- Oceanic carbon uptake in the CMIP5 models (Joint U.S. CLIVAR/OCB, Co-Chairs: Annalisa Bracco, Curtis Deutsch, Taka Ito) (2012-2015)
- Heat and carbon uptake by the Southern Ocean (Joint U.S. CLIVAR/OCB, Co-Chairs: Joellen Russell, Igor Kamenkovich) (2012-2015)
Activities and Products of OCB/US CLIVAR Working Groups
Joint OCB/US CLIVAR workshop Ocean’s Carbon and Heat Uptake: Uncertainties and Metrics (December 2014, San Francisco, CA)
Joint editions of the OCB and US CLIVAR newsletters featuring working group outcomes and science articles (Spring/Summer 2015, Fall 2015)
Webinar final reports for Southern Ocean and Ocean Carbon Uptake working groups
Bracco, A., M. Long, N. Levine, Q. Thomas, C. Deutsch and G. McKinley (2015). NCAR’s Summer Colloquium: Capacity building in Cross-disciplinary Research of Earth System Carbon-climate Connections. Bull. Amer. Meteorol. Soc., doi:http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/BAMS-D-13-00246.1
Ito, T., A. Bracco, C. Deutsch, H. Frenzel, M. Long, and Y. Takano, 2015: Sustained growth of the Southern Ocean carbon storage in a warming climate. Geophys. Res. Lett. 42, doi:10.1002/2015GL064320.
Russell, J., H. Benway, A. Bracco, C. Deutsch, T. Ito, I. Kamenkovich, and M. Patterson (2015): Ocean’s Carbon and Heat Uptake: Uncertainties and Metrics. US CLIVAR Report 2015-3, 33 pp.
Southern Ocean Climate Model Atlas website – observationally based data/model metrics for consistent evaluation of Southern Ocean modeling efforts