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Climate change and disturbance regimes in western North America

McKenzie, D., Allen, C.D. 2007. Climate change and disturbance regimes in western North America. EOS Transactions 88(21): 227.

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Climate Change Impacts on Columbia River Basin Fish and Wildlife

Independent Science Advisory Board, Mantua, N.J. 2007. Climate Change Impacts on Columbia River Basin Fish and Wildlife. Independent Scientific Advisory Board (ISAB) Climate Change Report ISAB 2007-2, Portland, OR.

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Climate variability, climate change, and western wildfire with implications for the urban-wildland interface

Keeton, W.S., Mote, P.W., Franklin, J.F. 2007. Climate variability, climate change, and western wildfire with implications for the urban-wildland interface. pp. 225-253. In A. Troy and R. Kennedy (eds)., Living on the Edge: Economic, Institutional and Management Perspectives on Wildfire Hazard in the Urban Interface. Advances in the Economics of Environmental Resources , Vol. 6. Oxford, United Kingdom: Elsevier Sciences JAI Press.

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Cross-scale analysis of fire regimes

Falk, D.A., Miller, C.M., McKenzie, D., Black, A.E. 2007. Cross-scale analysis of fire regimes. Ecosystems 10(5): 809-823, doi 10.1007/s10021-007-9070-7.

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Effects of 20th century warming and climate variability on flood risk in the western U.S.

Hamlet, A.F., Lettenmaier, D.P.  2007. Effects of 20th century warming and climate variability on flood risk in the western U.S. Water Resources Research 43, W06427, doi:10.1029/2006WR005099.

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El Niño

Mitchell, T.P., Sarachik, E.S. 2007. El Niño. pp 98-103 in Vol.6, 2007 McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, 10th Edition. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Publishing.

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Final Report of the Climate Change Technical Committee

Palmer, R.N.  2007. Final Report of the Climate Change Technical Committee. A report prepared by the Climate Change Technical Subcommittee of the Regional Water Supply Planning Process, Seattle, WA.

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Growth-climate relations of Lodgepole Pine in the North Cascades National Park, Washington

Case, M.J., Peterson, D.L. Growth-climate relations of Lodgepole Pine in the North Cascades National Park, Washington 2007. Northwest Science 81(1):62-75.

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Is the world ocean warming? Upper-ocean temperature trends: 1950-2000

Harrison, D.E., Carson, M.  2007. Is the world ocean warming? Upper-ocean temperature trends: 1950-2000. Journal of Physical Oceanography 37(2): 174-187.

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Mapping fuels at multiple scales: Landscape application of the Fuel Characteristic Classification System

McKenzie, D., Raymond, C.L., Kellogg, J.P., Norheim, R.A., Andreu, A.G., Bayard, A.C., Kopper, K.E., Elman, E. 2007. Mapping fuels at multiple scales: Landscape application of the Fuel Characteristic Classification System. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 37: 2421-2437, doi:10.1139/X07-056.

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Observations: Changes in snow, ice and frozen ground

Lemke, P., Ren, J., Alley, R.B., Allison, I., Carrasco, J., Flato, G., Fujii, Y., Kaser, G., Mote, P.W., Thomas, R.H., Zhang, T. 2007. Observations: Changes in snow, ice and frozen ground. Chapter 4 in S. Solomon, D. Qin, M. Manning, Z. Chen, M. Marquis, K.B. Averyt, M. Tignor and H.L. Miller (eds.), Climate Change 2007: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA.

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Observations: Surface and atmospheric climate change

Trenberth, K.E., Jones, P.D., Ambenje, P., Bojariu, R., Easterling, D., Klein Tank, A., Parker, D., Rahimzadeh, F., Renwick, J.A., Rusticucci, M., Soden, B., Zhai, P., Mote, P.W. 2007. Observations: Surface and atmospheric climate change. Chapter 3 in S. Solomon, D. Qin, M. Manning, Z. Chen, M. Marquis, K.B. Averyt, M. Tignor and H.L. Miller (eds.), Climate Change 2007: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA. (Contributing author: Mote)

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Preparing for Climate Change: A Guidebook for Local, Regional, and State Governments

Snover, A.K., Whitely Binder, L.C., Lopez, J., Willmott, E., Kay, J.E., Howell, D., Simmonds, J. 2007. Preparing for Climate Change: A Guidebook for Local, Regional, and State Governments. University of Washington Climate Impacts Group and King County, Washington, in association with and published by ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, Oakland, CA.

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Projected impacts of climate change on salmon habitat restoration

Battin, J., Wiley, M.W., Ruckelshaus, M.H., Palmer, R.N., Korb, E., Bartz, K.K., Imaki, H. 2007. Projected impacts of climate change on salmon habitat restoration. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104(16): 6720-6725.

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Research Agenda for Integrated Landscape Modeling

Cushman, S.C., McKenzie, D., Peterson, D.L., Littell, J.S., McKelvey, K.S. 2007. Research Agenda for Integrated Landscape Modeling. General Technical Report RMRS-GTR-194. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station.

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Review of scenario selection and downscaling methods for the assessment of climate change impacts on hydrology in the United States Pacific Northwest

Salathé, E.P., Mote, P.W., Wiley, M.W. 2007. Review of scenario selection and downscaling methods for the assessment of climate change impacts on hydrology in the United States Pacific Northwest. International Journal of Climatology 27(12): 1611-1621, DOI: 10.1002/joc.1540.

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Sound Science: Synthesizing Ecological and Socioeconomic Information about the Puget Sound Ecosystem

Ruckelshaus, M.H., McClure, M., Mantua, N.J.  2007. Sound Science: Synthesizing Ecological and Socioeconomic Information about the Puget Sound Ecosystem. Report prepared in cooperation with the Sound Science collaborate team. U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmostpheric Administration (NMFS), Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Seattle, Washington.

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Summary for Policymakers

IPCC, Mote, P.W.  2007. Summary for Policymakers. In S. Solomon, D. Qin, M. Manning, Z. Chen, M. Marquis, K.B. Averyt, M.Tignor and H.L. Miller (eds.), Climate Change 2007: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA. (Contributing author: Mote)

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Technical Memorandum #1: Literature Review of Research Incorporating Climate Change into Water Resources Planning

Alexander, D., Palmer, R.N., Polebitski, A. 2007. Technical Memorandum #1: Literature Review of Research Incorporating Climate Change into Water Resources Planning. A report prepared by the Climate Change Technical Subcommittee of the Regional Water Supply Planning Process, Seattle, WA.

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Technical Memorandum #2: Methodology for Downscaling Meteorological Data for Evaluating Climate Change

Polebitski, A., Wiley, M.W., Palmer, R.N.  2007. Technical Memorandum #2: Methodology for Downscaling Meteorological Data for Evaluating Climate Change. A report prepared by the Climate Change Technical Subcommittee of the Regional Water Supply Planning Process, Seattle, WA.

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Technical Memorandum #3: Online Database Functionality and Design for Climate Impacted Data

O’Neill, C., Palmer, R.N.  2007. Technical Memorandum #3: Online Database Functionality and Design for Climate Impacted Data. A report prepared by the Climate Change Technical Subcommittee of the Regional Water Supply Planning Process, Seattle, WA.

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Technical Memorandum #4: Approach for Developing Climate Impacted Meteorological Data and its Quality Assurance/Quality Control

Polebitski, A., Traynham, L., Palmer, R.N.  2007. Technical Memorandum #4: Approach for Developing Climate Impacted Meteorological Data and its Quality Assurance/Quality Control. A report prepared by the Climate Change Technical Subcommittee of the Regional Water Supply Planning Process, Seattle, WA.

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Technical Memorandum #5: Approach for Developing Climate Impacted Streamflow Data and its Quality Assurance/Quality Control

Polebitski, A., Traynham, L., Palmer, R.N.  2007. Technical Memorandum #5: Approach for Developing Climate Impacted Streamflow Data and its Quality Assurance/Quality Control. A report prepared by the Climate Change Technical Subcommittee of the Regional Water Supply Planning Process, Seattle, WA.

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Technical Memorandum #6: Framework for Incorporating Climate Change into Water Resources Planning

Palmer, R.N.  2007. Technical Memorandum #6: Framework for Incorporating Climate Change into Water Resources Planning. A report prepared by the Climate Change Technical Subcommittee of the Regional Water Supply Planning Process, Seattle, WA.

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Technical Memorandum #7: Impacts of Climate Change on Cloud Cover in the Puget Sound Region

Alemu, E., Palmer, R.N.  2007. Technical Memorandum #7: Impacts of Climate Change on Cloud Cover in the Puget Sound Region. A report prepared by the Climate Change Technical Subcommittee of the Regional Water Supply Planning Process, Seattle, WA.

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Technical Memorandum #8: Impacts of Climate Change on Groundwater Resources- A Literature Review

Alexander, D., Palmer, R.N.  2007. Technical Memorandum #8: Impacts of Climate Change on Groundwater Resources- A Literature Review. A report prepared by the Climate Change Technical Subcommittee of the Regional Water Supply Planning Process, Seattle, WA.

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The physical science behind climate change

Colman, R., Collins, W., Haywood, J., Manning, M., Mote, P.W. 2007. The physical science behind climate change. Scientific American 297(2): 64-71.

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The shrinking glaciers of Kilimanjaro: Can global warming be blamed?

Mote, P.W., Kaser, G.  2007. The shrinking glaciers of Kilimanjaro: Can global warming be blamed? American Scientist 95(4):318-325.

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The value of short-run climate forecasts in managing the coastal coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) fishery in Washington State

Kaje, J.H., Huppert, D.D.  2007. The value of short-run climate forecasts in managing the coastal coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) fishery in Washington State. Natural Resource Modeling 20(2):321-349.

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Water, adaptation, and property rights on the Snake and Klamath Rivers

Slaughter, R., Wiener, J.D. 2007. Water, adaptation, and property rights on the Snake and Klamath Rivers. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 43(2):308-21. DOI: 10.1111 / j.1752-1688.2007.00024.x.

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A decadal chronology of 20th-century changes in Earth’s natural systems

Mantua, N.J.  2006. A decadal chronology of 20th-century changes in Earth’s natural systems. In Costanza, R., L.J. Graumlich, and W. Steffen (eds.), Sustainability or Collapse? An Integrated History and Future of People on Earth. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press.

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A testbed for new seasonal hydrologic forecasting approaches in the western U.S.

Wood, A.W., Lettenmaier, D.P.  2006. A testbed for new seasonal hydrologic forecasting approaches in the western U.S. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 87(12), 1699-1712, doi:10.1175/BAMS-87-12-1699.

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An approach to designing a National Climate Service

Miles, E.L., Snover, A.K., Whitely Binder, L.C., Sarachik, E.S., Mote, P.W., Mantua, N.J. 2006. An approach to designing a National Climate Service. Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences 103(52):19616-19623.

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Bottom-up forcing and the decline of Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus) in Alaska: Assessing the ocean climate hypothesis

Trites, A.W., Miller, A.J., Maschner, H.D.G., Alexander, M.A., Bograd, S.J., Calder, J.A., Capotondi, A., Coyle, K.O., Di Lorenzo, E., Finney, B.P., Gregr, E.J., Grosch, C.E., Hare, S.R., Hunt, A., Jahncke, J., Kachel, N.B., Kim, H.J., Ladd, C., Mantua, N.J., Marzban, W., Maslowski, W., Mendelssohn, R., Neilson, D.J., Okkonen, S.R., Overland, J.E., Reedy-Maschner, K.L., Royer, T.C., Schwing, F.B., Wang, J.X.L., Winship, A.J. 2006. Bottom-up forcing and the decline of Steller sea lions <i>(Eumetopias jubatus)</i> in Alaska: Assessing the ocean climate hypothesis. Fisheries Oceanography 16(1): 46-67.

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Climate change and watershed planning in Washington State

Whitely Binder, L.C. 2006. Climate change and watershed planning in Washington State. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 42(4):915-926.

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Climate Change Building Blocks

Palmer, R.N., Wiley, M.W., Polebitski, A., Enfield, B., King, K., O’Neill, C., Traynham, L. 2006. Climate Change Building Blocks. A report prepared by the Climate Change Technical Subcommittee of the Regional Water Supply Planning Process, Seattle, WA.

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Climate impacts to forest ecosystem processes: Douglas-fir growth in northwestern U.S. mountain landscapes and area burned by wildfire in western U.S. ecoprovinces

Littell, J.S. 2006. Climate impacts to forest ecosystem processes: Douglas-fir growth in northwestern U.S. mountain landscapes and area burned by wildfire in western U.S. ecoprovinces. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Washington, Seattle.

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Climate-driven variability and trends in mountain snowpack in western North America

Mote, P.W. 2006. Climate-driven variability and trends in mountain snowpack in western North America. Journal of Climate 19(23): 6209-6220.

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Considering ecosystem-based fisheries management in the California Current

Field, J.C., Francis, R.C. 2006. Considering ecosystem-based fisheries management in the California Current. Marine Policy 30:552-562.

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Decadal-scale interactions of humans and the environment

Hibbard, K.A., Crutzen, P.J., Lambin, E.F., Liverman, D.M., Mantua, N.J., McNeill, J.R., Messerli, B., Steffen, W. 2006. Decadal-scale interactions of humans and the environment. In Costanza, R., L.J. Graumlich, and W. Steffen (eds.), Sustainability or Collapse? An Integrated History and Future of People on Earth. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press.

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Delayed coastal upwelling along the U.S. West Coast during 2005: An historical perspective

Schwing, F.B., Bond, N.A., Bograd, S.J., Mitchell, T.P., Alexander, M.A., Mantua, N.J. 2006. Delayed coastal upwelling along the U.S. West Coast during 2005: An historical perspective. Geophysical Research Letters 33, L22S01, doi:10.1029/2006GL026911.

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Developing multiple indicators and triggers for drought plans

Steinemann, A.C., Cavalcanti, L.F.N.  2006. Developing multiple indicators and triggers for drought plans. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management 132(3):164-174.

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Energy-relevant Impacts of Climate Change in the Pacific Northwest

Mote, P.W., Salathé, E.P., Peacock, C. 2006. Energy-relevant Impacts of Climate Change in the Pacific Northwest. Report prepared for Portland General Electric by the Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington, Seattle. 19 pp.

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ENSO’s effect on Alaska during opposite phases of the Arctic Oscillation

Bond, N., Harrison, D.E. 2006. ENSO’s effect on Alaska during opposite phases of the Arctic Oscillation. International Journal of Climatology 26(13): 1821-1841.

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Estimating emissions from fires in North America for air quality modeling

Wiedinmyer, C., Quayle, B., Geron, C., Belote, A., McKenzie, D., Zhang, X., O’Neill, S., Wynne, K.K. 2006. Estimating emissions from fires in North America for air quality modeling. Atmospheric Environment 40(19):3419-3432.

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How will climatic change affect air quality in parks and wilderness?

McKenzie, D., O’Neill, S., Larkin, N., Norheim, R.A. 2006. How will climatic change affect air quality in parks and wilderness? In D. Harmon (ed.), Proceedings of the George Wright Society Annual Meeting Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: The George Wright Society.

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Hydrologic implications of 20th century warming and climate variability in the western U.S

Hamlet, A.F.  2006. Hydrologic implications of 20th century warming and climate variability in the western U.S. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Washington, Seattle.

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Influences of a shift in North Pacific storm tracks on western North American precipitation under global warming

Salathé, E.P.  2006. Influences of a shift in North Pacific storm tracks on western North American precipitation under global warming. Geophysical Research Letters 33, L19820, doi:10.1029/2006GL026882, 2006.

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Integrating climate impacts in water resource planning and management

White, K.D., Vaddey, S.V., Hamlet, A.F., Cohen, S.J., Neilsen, D., Taylor, W. 2006. Integrating climate impacts in water resource planning and management. In M. Davies (ed.) and J.E. Zurfelt, Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Cold Regions Engineering, Current Practices in Cold Regions Engineering, Orono, Maine, July 23-26, 2006, Reston, Virginia: American Society of Civil Engineering.

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Integrating models to predict regional haze from wildland fire

McKenzie, D., O’Neill, S., Larkin, N., Norheim, R.A. 2006. Integrating models to predict regional haze from wildland fire. Ecological Modelling 199:278-288.

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Optimized flood control in the Columbia River Basin for a global warming scenario

Lee, S-Y., Hamlet, A.F., Fitzgerald, C.J., Burges, S.J., Lettenmaier, D.P. 2006. Optimized flood control in the Columbia River Basin for a global warming scenario. In D. Zimbelman and W.C. Loehlein (eds.), Operating Reservoirs in Changing Conditions, ASCE conference proceedings, Sacramento, CA, August 14-16, 2006, Reston, Virginia: American Society of Civil Engineers.

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Response of western mountain ecosystems to climatic variability and change: the Western Mountain Initiative.

Stephenson, N., Peterson, D.L., Fagre, D., Allen, C.D., McKenzie, D., Baron, J.S., O’Brian, K. 2006. Response of western mountain ecosystems to climatic variability and change: the Western Mountain Initiative. Park Science 24:24-29.

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Simulating regional haze from wildland fire emissions in the western USA

McKenzie, D., O’Neill, S., Larkin, N., Norheim, R.A. 2006. Simulating regional haze from wildland fire emissions in the western USA. pages 128-129. In M. Price (ed.), Global Change in Mountain Regions, Sapiens Publishing, Duncow, UK.

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Spatial and temporal variability in forest growth in the Olympic Mountains, Washington: Sensitivity toclimatic variability

Holman, M.L., Peterson, D.L. 2006. Spatial and temporal variability in forest growth in the Olympic Mountains, Washington: Sensitivity toclimatic variability. Canadian Journal of Forest Resources 36:92-104.

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Spatial variability in forest growth – climate relationships in the Olympic Mountains, Washington

Nakawatase, J.M., Peterson, D.L. 2006. Spatial variability in forest growth – climate relationships in the Olympic Mountains, Washington. Canadian Journal of Forest Resources 36:77-91.

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Summertime subtropical sea surface temperature variability

Chiodi, A.M., Harrison, D.E. 2006. Summertime subtropical sea surface temperature variability. Geophysical Research Letters 33(8), L08601, doi:10.1029/2005GL024524, 2006.

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The relationship between Pacific hake (Merluccius productus) distribution and poleward subsurface flow in the California Current System

Agostini, V.N., Francis, R.C., Hollowed, A.B., Pierce, S.D., Wilson, C., Hendrix, A.N. 2006. The relationship between Pacific hake (Merluccius productus) distribution and poleward subsurface flow in the California Current System. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 63:2648-2659.

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The role of climate forecasts in western U.S. power planning

Voisin, N., Hamlet, A.F., Graham, L.P., Pierce, D.W., Barnett, T.P., Lettenmaier, D.P. 2006. The role of climate forecasts in western U.S. power planning. Journal of Applied Meteorology 45(5):653-673.

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Top down modeling and bottom up dynamics: Linking a fisheries based ecosystem model with climate hypotheses in the Northern California Current

Field, J.C., Francis, R.C., Aydin, K 2006. Top down modeling and bottom up dynamics: Linking a fisheries based ecosystem model with climate hypotheses in the Northern California Current.  Progress in Oceanography 68(2-4): 238-270, doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2006.02.010.

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Trends in 20th century drought over the continental United States

Andreadis, K.M., Lettenmaier, D.P. 2006. Trends in 20th century drought over the continental United States. Geophysical Research Letters 33, L10403, doi:10.1029/2006GL025711.

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USACE foundation study on climate variability planning and adaptation

Vaddey, S.V., Hamlet, A.F., White, K.D.  2006. USACE foundation study on climate variability planning and adaptation. In Proceedings of American Water Resources Association Summer Specialty Conference: Adaptive Management of Water Resources, Missoula, MT, Jun 26-28, 2006, Middleburg, Virginia: American Water Resources Association.

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Use of satellite data for streamflow and reservoir storage forecasts in the Snake River Basin, ID

McGuire, M., Wood, A.W., Lettenmaier, D.P.  2006. Use of satellite data for streamflow and reservoir storage forecasts in the Snake River Basin, ID. J. Water Res. Planning and Mgt, ASCE, 132(2):97-110.

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Using climate forecasts for drought water management

Steinemann, A.C.  2006. Using climate forecasts for drought water management. Journal of Applied Meteorology 45(10): 1353-1361.

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Using neutral models to identify constraints on low-severity fire regimes

McKenzie, D., Hessl, A.E., Kellogg, L-K.B. 2006. Using neutral models to identify constraints on low-severity fire regimes. Landscape Ecology 21:139-152.

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“Agriculture Breakout Session”

Kay, J.E., Casola, J.H., Snover, A.K. 2005. “Agriculture Breakout Session.” Fact sheet prepared for King County (Washington)’s October 27, 2005 climate change conference “The Future Ain’t What It Used to Be: Preparing for Climate Disruption”. Climate Impacts Group, Center for Science in the Earth System, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, University of Washington, Seattle.

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“Climate Change Policy Questions”

Kay, J.E., Casola, J.H., Snover, A.K. 2005. “Climate Change Policy Questions.” Fact sheet prepared for King County (Washington)’s October 27, 2005 climate change conference “The Future Ain’t What It Used to Be: Preparing for Climate Disruption”. Climate Impacts Group, Center for Science in the Earth System, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, University of Washington, Seattle.

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“Climate Change Primers”

Kay, J.E., Casola, J.H., Snover, A.K. 2005. “Climate Change Primers.” Fact sheets prepared for King County (Washington)’s October 27, 2005 climate change conference “The Future Ain’t What It Used to Be: Preparing for Climate Disruption”. Climate Impacts Group, Center for Science in the Earth System, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, University of Washington, Seattle.

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“Climate Impacts Science Primer”

Kay, J.E., Casola, J.H., Snover, A.K. 2005. “Climate Impacts Science Primer.” Fact sheet prepared for King County (Washington)’s October 27, 2005 climate change conference “The Future Ain’t What It Used to Be: Preparing for Climate Disruption”. Climate Impacts Group, Center for Science in the Earth System, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, University of Washington, Seattle.

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“Coasts Breakout Session”

Kay, J.E., Casola, J.H., Snover, A.K. 2005. “Coasts Breakout Session.” Fact sheet prepared for King County (Washington)’s October 27, 2005 climate change conference “The Future Ain’t What It Used to Be: Preparing for Climate Disruption”. Climate Impacts Group, Center for Science in the Earth System, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, University of Washington, Seattle.

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“Fish and Shellfish Breakout Session”

Kay, J.E., Casola, J.H., Snover, A.K. 2005. “Fish and Shellfish Breakout Session.” Fact sheet prepared for King County (Washington)’s October 27, 2005 climate change conference “The Future Ain’t What It Used to Be: Preparing for Climate Disruption”. Climate Impacts Group, Center for Science in the Earth System, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, University of Washington, Seattle.

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“Forestry Breakout Session”

Kay, J.E., Casola, J.H., Snover, A.K. 2005. “Forestry Breakout Session.” Fact sheet prepared for King County (Washington)’s October 27, 2005 climate change conference “The Future Ain’t What It Used to Be: Preparing for Climate Disruption”. Climate Impacts Group, Center for Science in the Earth System, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, University of Washington, Seattle.

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“Global Climate Change Primer”

Kay, J.E., Casola, J.H., Snover, A.K. 2005. “Global Climate Change Primer.” Fact sheet prepared for King County (Washington)’s October 27, 2005 climate change conference “The Future Ain’t What It Used to Be: Preparing for Climate Disruption”. Climate Impacts Group, Center for Science in the Earth System, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, University of Washington, Seattle.

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“Hydropower Breakout Session”

Kay, J.E., Casola, J.H., Snover, A.K. 2005. “Hydropower Breakout Session.” Fact sheet prepared for King County (Washington)’s October 27, 2005 climate change conference “The Future Ain’t What It Used to Be: Preparing for Climate Disruption”. Climate Impacts Group, Center for Science in the Earth System, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, University of Washington, Seattle.

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“King County Sector Breakout Fact Sheets”

Kay, J.E., Casola, J.H., Snover, A.K., Climate Impacts Group 2005. “King County Sector Breakout Fact Sheets.” Fact sheets prepared for King County (Washington)’s October 27, 2005 climate change conference “The Future Ain’t What It Used to Be: Preparing for Climate Disruption”. Climate Impacts Group, Center for Science in the Earth System, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, University of Washington, Seattle.

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“Municipal/Industrial Water Breakout Session”

Kay, J.E., Casola, J.H., Snover, A.K. 2005. “Municipal/Industrial Water Breakout Session.” Fact sheet prepared for King County (Washington)’s October 27, 2005 climate change conference “The Future Ain’t What It Used to Be: Preparing for Climate Disruption”. Climate Impacts Group, Center for Science in the Earth System, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, University of Washington, Seattle.

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“Regional Climate Change Primer”

Kay, J.E., Casola, J.H., Snover, A.K. 2005. “Regional Climate Change Primer.” Fact sheet prepared for King County (Washington)’s October 27, 2005 climate change conference “The Future Ain’t What It Used to Be: Preparing for Climate Disruption”. Climate Impacts Group, Center for Science in the Earth System, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, University of Washington, Seattle.

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“Stormwater/Floods Breakout Session”

Kay, J.E., Casola, J.H., Snover, A.K. 2005. “Stormwater/Floods Breakout Session.” Fact sheet prepared for King County (Washington)’s October 27, 2005 climate change conference “The Future Ain’t What It Used to Be: Preparing for Climate Disruption”. Climate Impacts Group, Center for Science in the Earth System, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, University of Washington, Seattle.

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A method for estimating vulnerability of Douglas-fir growth to climate change in the northwestern U.S.

Littell, J.S., Peterson, D.L. 2005. A method for estimating vulnerability of Douglas-fir growth to climate change in the northwestern U.S. Forestry Chronicle 81(3):369-374.

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A retrospective assessment of National Centers for Environmental Prediction climate model-based ensemble hydrologic forecasting in the western United States

Wood, A.W., Kumar, A., Lettenmaier, D.P. 2005. A retrospective assessment of National Centers for Environmental Prediction climate model-based ensemble hydrologic forecasting in the western United States. Journal of Geophysical Research 110, D04105, doi:10.1029/2004JD004508.

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Atmospheric, climatic and ecological controls on extreme wildfire years in the northwestern United States

Gedalof, Z.M., Peterson, D.L., Mantua, N.J. 2005. Atmospheric, climatic and ecological controls on extreme wildfire years in the northwestern United States. Ecological Applications 15(1):154-174.

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Climate Impacts on Washington’s Hydropower, Water Supply, Forests, Fish, and Agriculture

Casola, J.H., Kay, J.E., Snover, A.K., Norheim, R.A., Whitely Binder, L.C., Climate Impacts Group 2005. Climate Impacts on Washington’s Hydropower, Water Supply, Forests, Fish, and Agriculture. A report prepared for King County (Washington) by the Climate Impacts Group (Center for Science in the Earth System, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, University of Washington, Seattle).

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Climate, ecology and productivity of Pacific sardine (Sardinops sagax) and hake (Merlucciusproductus)

Agostini, V.N. 2005. Climate, ecology and productivity of Pacific sardine (Sardinops sagax) and hake (Merlucciusproductus). Ph.D. dissertation, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle.

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Declining mountain snowpack in western North America

Mote, P.W., Hamlet, A.F., Clark, M., Lettenmaier, D.P. 2005. Declining mountain snowpack in western North America. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 86(1):39-49.

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Downscaling simulations of future global climate with application to hydrologic modelling

Salathé, E.P. 2005. Downscaling simulations of future global climate with application to hydrologic modelling. International Journal of Climatology 25:419-436.

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Effects of a warmer climate on stress complexes in forest of western North America.

McKenzie, D., Peterson, D.L., Littell, J.S. 2005. Effects of a warmer climate on stress complexes in forest of western North America. EOS Trans. AGU 86(52); Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract GC32A.

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Effects of climate variability and change on mountain water resources in the Western U.S

Leung, L.R. 2005. Effects of climate variability and change on mountain water resources in the Western U.S. pp. 355-366. In U.M. Huber, H.K.M. Bugmann, and M.A. Reasoner (eds.), Global Change and Mountain Regions: A State of Knowledge Overview, Springer, Dordrecht.

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Effects of temperature and precipitation variability on snowpack trends in the western United States

Hamlet, A.F., Mote, P.W., Clark, M., Lettenmaier, D.P. 2005. Effects of temperature and precipitation variability on snowpack trends in the western United States. Journal of Climate 18(21): 4545-4561.

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Fine-scale variability in growth-climate relationships of Douglas-fir, North Cascade Range, Washington

Case, M.J., Peterson, D.L. 2005. Fine-scale variability in growth-climate relationships of Douglas-fir, North Cascade Range, Washington. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 35: 2743-2755.

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Global seasonal temperature and precipitation anomalies during El Niño autumn and winter

Larkin, N.K., Harrison, D.E.  2005. Global seasonal temperature and precipitation anomalies during El Ni&ntilde;o autumn and winter. Geophysical Research Letters 32(16), L16705, doi:10.1029/2005GL022860, 2005.

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Hydrologic response to climate variability, climate change, and climate extreme in the U.S.: Climate model evaluation and projections

Leung, L.R., Qian, Y. 2005. Hydrologic response to climate variability, climate change, and climate extreme in the U.S.: Climate model evaluation and projections. pp. 37-44. In Wagener, T. et al. (eds), Regional Hydrological Impacts of Climatic Change – Impact Assessment and Decision Making, IAHS Publication 295.

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Implications of 2005 Climate Change Scenarios for Pacific Northwest Hydrologic Studies

Lettenmaier, D.P., Wiley, M.W., Hamlet, A.F., Palmer, R.N. 2005. Implications of 2005 Climate Change Scenarios for Pacific Northwest Hydrologic Studies. A report prepared for King County (Washington) by the Climate Impacts Group (Center for Science in the Earth System, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, University of Washington, Seattle).

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Nonlinear dynamics in ecosystem response to climatic change: Case studies and policy implications

Burkett, V.R., Wilcox, D.A., Stottlemyer, R., Barrow, W., Fagre, D., Baron, J.S., Price, J., Nielsen, J.L., Allen, C.D., Peterson, D.L., Ruggerone, G., Doyle, T. 2005. Nonlinear dynamics in ecosystem response to climatic change: Case studies and policy implications. Ecological Complexity 2:357-394.

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On the definition of El Niño and associated seasonal average U.S. weather anomalies

Larkin, N.K., Harrison, D.E.  2005. On the definition of El Ni&ntilde;o and associated seasonal average U.S. weather anomalies. Geophysical Research Letters 32(13), L13705, doi:10.1029/2005GL022738, 2005.

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Preserving low-frequency climate signals in growth records of geoduck clams (Panopea abrupta)

Strom, A., Francis, R.C., Mantua, N.J., Miles, E.L., Peterson, D.L. 2005. Preserving low-frequency climate signals in growth records of geoduck clams (Panopea abrupta). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 228(1-2): 167-178.

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Production of temporally consistent gridded precipitation and temperature fields for the continental U.S.

Hamlet, A.F., Lettenmaier, D.P. 2005. Production of temporally consistent gridded precipitation and temperature fields for the continental U.S. Journal of Hydrometeorology 6(3):330-336.

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Regeneration and understory response to harvest in subalpine forests of the North Cascade Range, Washington

Elman, E, Peterson, D.L. 2005. Regeneration and understory response to harvest in subalpine forests of the North Cascade Range, Washington. Journal of Ecosystems and Management 6(1): 33-50.

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Relationships between the irrigation-pumping electrical loads and the local climate in Climate Division 9, Idaho

Alfaro, E., Pierce, D., Steinemann, A.C., Gershunov, A. 2005. Relationships between the irrigation-pumping electrical loads and the local climate in Climate Division 9, Idaho. Applied Meteorology 44(12):1972-1978.

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Scenarios of Future Climate for the Pacific Northwest

Mote, P.W., Salathé, E.P., Peacock, C. 2005. Scenarios of Future Climate for the Pacific Northwest. A report prepared for King County (Washington)’s October 27, 2005 climate change conference “The Future Ain’t What It Used to Be: Preparing for Climate Disruption”. Climate Impacts Group, Center for Science in the Earth System, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, University of Washington, Seattle.

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The role of daily surface forcing in setting the temperature and mixed layer structure of the Southern Ocean

Kamenkovich, I.V. 2005. The role of daily surface forcing in setting the temperature and mixed layer structure of the Southern Ocean. Journal of Geophysical Research 101, C07006, doi:10.1029/2004JC002610.

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Uncertain Future: Climate Change and Its Effects on Puget Sound

Snover, A.K., Mote, P.W., Whitely Binder, L.C., Hamlet, A.F., Mantua, N.J. 2005. Uncertain Future: Climate Change and Its Effects on Puget Sound. Climate Impacts Group, Center for Science in the Earth System, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Oceans, University of Washington.

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