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    • Aerosol-radiation interaction in atmospheric models: Idealized sensitivity study of simulated short-wave direct radiative effects to particle microphysical properties 

      Obiso, Vincenzo; Jorba, Oriol (Elsevier, 2018-01)
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      We assessed the impact of the microphysical parameterization of natural and anthropogenic aerosols on simulated short-wave radiative effects due to Aerosol-Radiation Interaction (ARI). Layer radiative properties (optical ...
    • Anàlisi de l’efecte dels trens de borrasques sobre els patrons de circulació de vent a l’Atlàntic Nord 

      Pozón López, Jordi (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-10-10)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
    • Atlantic multidecadal variability and North Atlantic jet: a multimodel view from the Decadal Climate rediction Project 

      Ruggieri, Paolo; Bellucci, Alessio; Nicolí, Dario; Ruprich-Robert, Yohan; Wild, Simon (American Meteorological Society, 2021)
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      The influence of the Atlantic multidecadal variability (AMV) on the North Atlantic storm track and eddy-driven jet in the winter season is assessed via a coordinated analysis of idealized simulations with state-of-the-art ...
    • Can we trust CMIP5/6 future projections of European winter precipitation? 

      Moreno Chamarro, Eduardo; Caron, Louis-Philippe; Ortega Montilla, Pablo; Loosveldt Tomas, Saskia; Roberts, Malcolm J (IOP Publishing, 2021)
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      IPCC models project a likely increase in winter precipitation over northern Europe under a high-emission scenario. These projections, however, typically rely on relatively coarse ~100 km resolution models that can misrepresent ...
    • Challenges in the selection of atmospheric circulation patterns for the wind energy sector 

      Torralba, Verónica; Gonzalez-Reviriego, Nube; Cortesi, Nicola; Manrique‐Suñén, Andrea; Lledó, Llorenç; Marcos, Raül; Soret, Albert; Doblas-Reyes, Francisco (Wiley, 2020-10)
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      Abstract Atmospheric circulation patterns that prevail for several consecutive days over a specific region can have consequences for the wind energy sector as they may lead to a reduction of the wind power generation, ...
    • Circulation-type classification derived on a climatic basis to study air quality dynamics over the Iberian Peninsula 

      Valverde Morales, Victor Manuel; Pay Pérez, M. Teresa; Baldasano Recio, José María (John Wiley & Sons, 2015-08-01)
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      A circulation-type classification is derived for the 1983-2012 climatic period to characterize air quality dynamics over the Iberian Peninsula (IP). Sensitivity tests to automatic classification techniques and other factors ...
    • Effect of terrain relief on dust transport over complex terrains in West Asia 

      Vendrell, Lluís; Basart, Sara; Baldasano Recio, José María (Barcelona Supercomputing Center, 2017-05-04)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This work investigates the impact of orography on dust transport using the multi-scale NMMB/BSC-Dust model. For this purpose, two model simulations at horizontal resolutions of 0.03º x 0.03º (Low-resolution; LR) and 0.3º ...
    • El Niño teleconnection to the Euro-Mediterranean late-winter: the role of extratropical Pacific modulation 

      Benassi, Marianna; Conti, Giovanni; Gualdi, Silvio; Ruggieri, Paolo; Materia, Stefano; García Serrano, Javier; Palmeiro, Froila M.; Batté, Lauriane; Ardilouze, Constantin (Springer, 2021)
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      El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) represents the major driver of interannual climate variability at global scale. Observational and model-based studies have fostered a long-standing debate on the shape and intensity of ...
    • Global intermittency and collapsing turbulence in a stratified planetary boundary layer 

      Ansorge, Cedrick; Mellado González, Juan Pedro (2014-07-19)
      Article
      Open Access
    • High Resolution Model Intercomparison Project (HighResMIP v1.0) for CMIP6 

      Haarsma, Reindert J.; Roberts, Malcolm J.; Vidale, Pier L.; Senior, Catherine A.; Bellucci, Alessio; Bao, Qing; Chang, Ping; Corti, Susanna; Fuckar, Neven S.; Guemas, Virginie; Hardenberg, Jost von; Hazeleger, Wilco; Kodama, Chihiro; Koenigk, Torben; Leung, L. Ruby; Lu, Jian; Luo, Jing-Jia; Mao, Jiafu; Mizielinski, Matthew S.; Mizuta, Ryo; Nobre, Paulo; Satoh, Masaki; Scoccimarro, Enrico; Semmler, Tido; Small, Justin; von Storch, Jing-Song (European Geosciences Union (EGU), 2016-11-22)
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      Robust projections and predictions of climate variability and change, particularly at regional scales, rely on the driving processes being represented with fidelity in model simulations. The role of enhanced horizontal ...
    • Impact of equatorial Atlantic variability on ENSO predictive skill 

      Exarchou, Eleftheria; Ortega Montilla, Pablo; Rodríguez Fonseca, Belén; Losada, Teresa; Polo, Irene; Prodhomme, Chloé (Springer Nature, 2021)
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      El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is a key mode of climate variability with worldwide climate impacts. Recent studies have highlighted the impact of other tropical oceans on its variability. In particular, observations ...
    • Link between autumnal Arctic Sea ice and Northern Hemisphere winter forecast skill 

      Acosta Navarro, Juan C.; Ortega, Pablo; Batté, Lauriane; Smith, Doug; Bretonnière, Pierre-Antoine; Guemas, Virginie; Massonnet, François; Sicardi, Valentina; Torralba, Veronica; Tourigny, Etienne; Doblas-Reyes, Francisco (American Geophysical Union (AGU), 2020-02-28)
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      Dynamical forecast systems have low to moderate skill in continental winter predictions in the extratropics. Here we assess the multimodel predictive skill over Northern Hemisphere high latitudes and midlatitudes using ...
    • Multi-model assessment of linkages between eastern Arctic sea-ice variability and the Euro-Atlantic atmospheric circulation in current climate 

      García-Serrano, Javier; Frankignoul, C.; King, M.P.; Arribas, A.; Gao, Y.; Guemas, Virginie; Matei, D.; Msadek, R.; Park, W.; Sanchez-Gomenez, E. (Springer, 2017-10)
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      A set of ensemble integrations from the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project phase 5, with historical forcing plus RCP4.5 scenario, are used to explore if state-of-the-art climate models are able to simulate previously ...
    • North Atlantic climate far more predictable than models imply 

      Smith, Doug; Scaife, Adam A.; Athanasiadis, P.; Bellucci, A.; Bethke, Ingo; Bilbao, Roberto; Borchert, Leonard F.; Caron, Louis-Philippe; Counillon, F.; Danabasoglu, G.; Delworth, Thomas; Doblas-Reyes, Francisco; Dunstone, Nick; Estella-Perez, V.; Flavoni, S.; Hermanson, Leon; Keenlyside, Noel; Kharin, V.; Kimoto, M.; Merryfield, W.J.; Mignot, Juliette; Mochizuki, T.; Modali, K.; Monerie, P.-A.; Müller, W.A.; Nicolí, Dario; Ortega Montilla, Pablo; Pankatz, K.; Pohlmann, H.; Robson, Jon; Ruggieri, P.; Sospedra-Alfonso, Reinel; Swingedouw, Didier; Wang, Yiguo; Wild, Simon; Yeager, Stephen; Yang, Xiaosong; Liping, Zhang (Springer Nature, 2020-07)
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      Quantifying signals and uncertainties in climate models is essential for the detection, attribution, prediction and projection of climate change1,2,3. Although inter-model agreement is high for large-scale temperature ...
    • Northern hemisphere stationary waves in a changing climate 

      Wills, Robert C.J.; White, Rachel H.; Levine, Xavier J. (Springer Link, 2019-11-21)
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      AbstractPurpose of ReviewStationary waves are planetary-scale longitudinal variations in the time-averaged atmospheric circulation.Here, we consider the projected response of Northern Hemisphere stationary waves to climate ...
    • On the observed connection between Arctic sea ice and Eurasian snow in relation to the winter North Atlantic Oscillation 

      Santolaria-Otín, María; García Serrano, Javier; Ménégoz, Martin; Bech, Joan (IOP Publishing, 2020)
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      Sea ice concentration (SIC) in the eastern Arctic and snow cover extent (SCE) over central Eurasia in late autumn have been proposed as potential predictors of the winter North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO). Here, maximum ...
    • Pantropical climate interactions 

      Cai, Wenju; Wu, Lixin; Lengaigne, Matthieu; Li, Tim; McGregor, Shayne; Kug, Jong-Seong; Yu, Jin-Yi; Stuecker, Malte F.; Santoso, Agus; Li, Xichen; Ham, Yoo-Geun; Chikamoto, Yoshimitsu; Benjamin, Ng; McPhaden, Michael J.; Du, Yan; Dommenget, Dietmar; Jia, Fan; Katjar, Jules B.; Keenlyside, Noel; Lin, Xiaopei; Luo, Jing-Jia; Martín-Rey, Marta; Ruprich-Robert, Yohan; Wang, Guojian; Xie, Shang-Ping; Yang, Yun; Kang, Sarah M.; Choi, Jun-Young; Ban, Golan; Kim, Geon-Il; Kim, Chang-Eun; Kim, Sunyoung; Kim, Jeong-Hwan; Chang, Ping (The American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2019-03-01)
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      The El Niño–Southern Oscillation (ENSO), which originates in the Pacific, is the strongestand most well-known mode of tropical climate variability. Its reach is global, and it canforce climate variations of the tropical ...
    • Potential ocean atmosphere preconditioning of late autumn Barents-Kara sea ice concentration anomaly 

      King, Martin P.; García-Serrano, Javier (Co-Action Publishing, 2016-02-19)
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      Many recent studies have revealed the importance of the climatic state in November on the seasonal climate of the subsequent winter. In particular, it has been shown that interannual variability of sea ice concentration ...
    • Seasonal prediction of Euro-Atlantic teleconnections from multiple systems 

      Lledó, Llorenç; Cionni, Irene; Torralba, Verónica; Bretonnière, Pierre-Antoine; Samsó, Margarida (IOP Publishing, 2020)
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      Seasonal mean atmospheric circulation in Europe can vary substantially from year to year. This diversity of conditions impacts many socioeconomic sectors. Teleconnection indices can be used to characterize this seasonal ...
    • Stochastic simulation of nonstationary rainfall fields, accounting for seasonality and atmospheric circulation pattern evolution 

      Sapriza Azuri, Gonzalo; Jódar Bermúdez, Jorge; Carrera Ramírez, Jesús; Gupta, Hoshin Vijai (2013-07-01)
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      A model for generating daily spatial correlated rainfall fields suitable for evaluating the impacts of climate change on water resources is presented. The model, termed Stochastic Rainfall Generating Process, is designed ...