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49 publications published in 2003

“We need to get out of the clouds on issue of warming”

Mantua, N.J. 2003. “We need to get out of the clouds on issue of warming.” Special commentary written for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Sunday, May 25, 2003.

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A web of small tensions

Francis, R.C. 2003. A web of small tensions. Fisheries 28:20-23

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Airflow and precipitation fields within deep alpine valleys observed by airborne Doppler radar

Bousquet, O., Smull, B.F. 2003. Airflow and precipitation fields within deep alpine valleys observed by airborne Doppler radar. Journal of Applied Meteorology 42(10):1497-1513.

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Airflow within major alpine river valleys under heavy rainfall

Steiner, M., Bousquet, O., Houze, R.A., Smull, B.F., Mancini, M. 2003. Airflow within major alpine river valleys under heavy rainfall. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society 129:411-432.

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Assessing the impact of climate variability and change on regional water resources: The implications for stakeholders

Gamble, J.L., Furlow, J., Snover, A.K., Hamlet, A.F., Morehouse, B.J., Hartmann, H., Pagano, T. 2003. Assessing the impact of climate variability and change on regional water resources: The implications for stakeholders. pp. 341-368. In R. Lawford, D. Fort, H. Hartmann, and S. Eden, Water: Science, Policy, and Management, Water Resources Monograph Series Vol. 16, Washington, D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

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Carbon storage and soil properties in late-successional and second-growth subalpine forests in the North Cascade Range, Washington

Sanscrainte, C.L., Peterson, D.L., McKay, S.J. 2003. Carbon storage and soil properties in late-successional and second-growth subalpine forests in the North Cascade Range, Washington. Northwest Science 77(4):297-307.

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Carbon storage in subalpine tree islands, North Cascade Range, Washington

Sanscrainte, C.L., Peterson, D.L., McKay, S.J. 2003. Carbon storage in subalpine tree islands, North Cascade Range, Washington. Northwest Science 77(3):255-268.

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Center for Science in the Earth System: Year One (4/1/02-3/31/03) Progress Report and Year Two Budget Request

Sarachik, E.S. 2003. Center for Science in the Earth System: Year One (4/1/02-3/31/03) Progress Report and Year Two Budget Request. Center for Science in the Earth System, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, Seattle, Washington.

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Changes in seasonal and extreme hydrologic conditions of the Georgia Basin/Puget Sound in an ensemble regional climate simulation for the mid-century

Leung, L.R., Qian, Y. 2003. Changes in seasonal and extreme hydrologic conditions of the Georgia Basin/Puget Sound in an ensemble regional climate simulation for the mid-century. Canadian Water Resources Journal. 28:605-631

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Climate and fisheries in the Pacific Northwest: Historical perspectives from Geoducks and early explorers

Strom, A. 2003. Climate and fisheries in the Pacific Northwest: Historical perspectives from Geoducks and early explorers. M. Sc. Thesis, School of Aquatic and Fisheries Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle.

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Climate change scenarios for water planning studies: Pilot applications in the Pacific Northwest

Snover, A.K., Hamlet, A.F., Lettenmaier, D.P. 2003. Climate change scenarios for water planning studies: Pilot applications in the Pacific Northwest. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 84(11):1513-1518.

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Climate change, fish, agriculture, and power: Impacts and implications for future Snake River water resources management

VanRheenen, N.T., Palmer, R.N., Hamlet, A.F., Lettenmaier, D.P. 2003. Climate change, fish, agriculture, and power: Impacts and implications for future Snake River water resources management. In Bizier, P. and P. De Barry (eds.), World Water and Environmental Resources Congress 2003 and Related Symposia: Proceedings of the Congress, June 23-26, 2003, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Reston, Virginia: American Society of Civil Engineers.

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Climatic and biophysical controls on conifer species distributions in mountain forests of Washington state, USA

McKenzie, D., Peterson, D.W., Peterson, D.L., Thornton, P.E. 2003. Climatic and biophysical controls on conifer species distributions in mountain forests of Washington state, USA. Journal of Biogeography 30:1093-1108.

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Climatic influences on salmon populations in the Northeast Pacific

Francis, R.C., Mantua, N.J. 2003. Climatic influences on salmon populations in the Northeast Pacific. pp. 37-67. In A.D. MacCall and T.C. Wainwright (eds.). Assessing Extinction Risk for West Coast Salmon. U.S. Department of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memo, NMFS-NWFSC-56, 198 pp.

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Comparison of various precipitation downscaling methods for the simulation of streamflow in a rainshadow river basin

Salathé, E.P. 2003. Comparison of various precipitation downscaling methods for the simulation of streamflow in a rainshadow river basin. International Journal of Climatology 23(8): 887-901.

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Connecting Climate and Society

Climate Impacts Group. 2003. Connecting Climate and Society. Brochure. Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington, Seattle. 8 pp.

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Decadal variability in the Pacific

Sarachik, E.S., Vimont, D. 2003. Decadal variability in the Pacific. pp. 125-167, In G. Boffetta, G. Lacorata, G. Visconti, and A. Vulpiani (eds). Chaos in Geophysical Flows, OTTO editore, Torino, Italy.

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Effects of forest policy on landscape pattern of late seral forest of the western Olympic Peninsula, Washington

Tyler, M.W., Peterson, D.L. 2003. Effects of forest policy on landscape pattern of late seral forest of the western Olympic Peninsula, Washington. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 101: 289-306

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Evaluating potential climate change impacts on water resource system operations: Case studies of Portland, Oregon and Central Valley, California

VanRheenen, N.T., Palmer, R.N., Hahn, M.A. 2003. Evaluating potential climate change impacts on water resource system operations: Case studies of Portland, Oregon and Central Valley, California. Water Resources Update 124: 35-50.

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Feedbacks affecting the response of the thermohaline circulation to increasing CO2. A study with a model of intermediate complexity

Kamenkovich, I.V., Sokolov, A, Stone, P.H. 2003. Feedbacks affecting the response of the thermohaline circulation to increasing CO2. A study with a model of intermediate complexity. Climate Dynamics 21(2):119-130

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Fuels planning: managing forest structure to reduce fire hazard

Peterson, D.L., Agee, J.K., Jain, T., Johnson, M., McKenzie, D., Reinhardt, E. 2003. Fuels planning: managing forest structure to reduce fire hazard. Proceedings of the 2nd International Wildland Fire Ecology and Fire Management Congress Boston, Massachusetts: American Meteorological Society

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Hydroclimate of the western United States based on observations and regional climate simulation of 1981-2000. Part I: Seasonal Statistics

Leung, L.R., Qian, Y., Bian, X., Hunt, A. 2003. Hydroclimate of the western United States based on observations and regional climate simulation of 1981-2000. Part I: Seasonal Statistics. Journal of Climate 16:1892-1911.

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Hydroclimate of the western United States based on observations and regional climate simulation of 1981-2000. Part II: Mesoscale ENSO anomalies

Leung, L.R., Qian, Y., Bian, X., Hunt, A. 2003. Hydroclimate of the western United States based on observations and regional climate simulation of 1981-2000. Part II: Mesoscale ENSO anomalies. Journal of Climate 16:1912-1928.

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Improving water resources system performance through long-range climate forecasts: The Pacific Northwest experience

Lettenmaier, D.P., Hamlet, A.F. 2003. Improving water resources system performance through long-range climate forecasts: The Pacific Northwest experience. Chapter 7 in W.M. Lewis Jr. (ed.), Water and Climate in the Western United States, Boulder, Colorado: University Press of Colorado.

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Intercomparison of global reanalyses and regional simulations of cold season water budgets in the western United States

Leung, L.R., Qian, Y., Han, J., Roads, J.O. 2003. Intercomparison of global reanalyses and regional simulations of cold season water budgets in the western United States. Journal of Hydrometeorology 4(6): 1067-1087.

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Learning from and adapting to climate variability in the Pacific Northwest

Snover, A.K., Miles, E.L., Hamlet, A.F. 2003. Learning from and adapting to climate variability in the Pacific Northwest. In Background Papers in Preparation For the “Insights and Tools for Adaptation: Learning from Climate Variability” Workshop, November 18-20, 2003, Washington, D.C., pp. 167-179, Washington, D.C.: NOAA Office of Global Programs.

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Modelling conifer species distributions in mountain forests of the Pacific Northwest

McKenzie, D., Peterson, D.W., Peterson, D.L. 2003. Modelling conifer species distributions in mountain forests of the Pacific Northwest. Forestry Chronicle 79:253-258.

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Observations and impacts of upstream orographic blocking during a widespread orographic precipitation event

Bousquet, O., Smull, B.F. 2003. Observations and impacts of upstream orographic blocking during a widespread orographic precipitation event. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society 129:391-410.

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Ocean heat uptake in transient climate change: Mechanisms and uncertainty due to isopycnal diffusivity

Huang, B., Stone, P.H., Sokolov, A, Kamenkovich, I.V. 2003. Ocean heat uptake in transient climate change: Mechanisms and uncertainty due to isopycnal diffusivity. Journal of Climate 16:3344-3356.

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On the termination of the 2002-03 El Niño

Vecchi, G., Harrison, D.E. 2003. On the termination of the 2002-03 El Niño. Geophysical Research Letters 30(18) doi: 10.1029/2003GL017564.

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Physical forcing and the dynamics of the pelagic ecosystem in the eastern tropical Pacific: simulations with ENSO-scale and global warming climate drivers

Watters, G.M., Olson, R.J., Francis, R.C. 2003. Physical forcing and the dynamics of the pelagic ecosystem in the eastern tropical Pacific: simulations with ENSO-scale and global warming climate drivers. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 60(9):1161-1175

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Preparing for climatic change: The water, salmon, and forests of the Pacific Northwest

Mote, P.W., Parson, E.A., Hamlet, A.F., Keeton, W.S., Lettenmaier, D., Mantua, N., Miles, E.L., Peterson, D.W., Peterson, D.L., Slaughter, R., Snover, A.K. 2003. Preparing for climatic change: The water, salmon, and forests of the Pacific Northwest. Climatic Change 61:45-88.

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Seasonal footprinting in the Pacific: Implications for ENSO

Vimont, D., Wallace, J.M., Battisti, D.S. 2003. Seasonal footprinting in the Pacific: Implications for ENSO. Journal of Climate 16:2668-75.

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Seasonal footprinting mechanism in the CSIRO general circulation model

Vimont, D., Battisti, D.S., Hirst, A.C. 2003. Seasonal footprinting mechanism in the CSIRO general circulation model. Journal of Climate 16:2653-67

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Sources of climate variability in river ecosystems

Edmonds, R.L., Francis, R.C., Mantua, N.J., Peterson, D.L. 2003. Sources of climate variability in river ecosystems. Chapter 2 in R.C. Wismar and P.A. Bison (ends), Strategies for Restoring River Ecosystems: Sources of Variability and Uncertainty in Natural and Managed Systems. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland. 276pp.

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Statistical precipitation downscaling over the northwestern United States using numerically simulated precipitation as a predictor

Widmann, M., Bretherton, C.S., Salathé, E.P. 2003. Statistical precipitation downscaling over the northwestern United States using numerically simulated precipitation as a predictor. Journal of Climate 16(5):799-816.

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Taking the pulse of mountains: Ecosystem responses to climatic variability

Fagre, D.B., Peterson, D.L., Hessl, A.E. 2003. Taking the pulse of mountains: Ecosystem responses to climatic variability. Climatic Change 59: 263-282.

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The deep-ocean heat uptake of transient climate change

Huang, B., Stone, P.H., Sokolov, A, Kamenkovich, I.V. 2003. The deep-ocean heat uptake of transient climate change. Journal of Climate 16:1352-1363.

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The impact of daily changes in the Pacific North American pattern on the occurrence of extreme weather events

Brown, C.A. 2003. The impact of daily changes in the Pacific North American pattern on the occurrence of extreme weather events. M.S. thesis, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle.

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The influence of the Madden-Julian Oscillation on precipitation in Oregon and Washington

Bond, N., Vecchi, G. 2003. The influence of the Madden-Julian Oscillation on precipitation in Oregon and Washington. Weather and Forecasting 18:600-613.

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The ocean in climate

Sarachik, E.S. 2003. The ocean in climate. pp. 129-133 In T. Potter and B. Colman (eds.), Handbook of Weather, Climate and Water (Vol 2). Hoboken, New Jersey: Wiley-Interscience.

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The Pacific Center of Action of the Northern Hemisphere Annular Mode: Real or Artifact?

Wallace, J.M., Thompson, D.W.J. 2003. The Pacific Center of Action of the Northern Hemisphere Annular Mode: Real or Artifact? Journal of Climate 15:1987-1991.

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The role of transboundary agreements in the Columbia River Basin: An integrated assessment in the context of historic development, climate, and evolving water policy

Hamlet, A.F. 2003. The role of transboundary agreements in the Columbia River Basin: An integrated assessment in the context of historic development, climate, and evolving water policy. pp. 263-289. In H. Diaz and B. Morehouse (eds), Climate, Water, and Transboundary Challenges in the Americas. Dordrecht/Boston/London: Kluwer Press.

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The Second Report on the Adequacy of the Global Observing Systems for Climate in Support of the UNFCCC

Global Climate Observing System, Harrison, D.E. 2003. The Second Report on the Adequacy of the Global Observing Systems for Climate in Support of the UNFCCC. GCOS Report #82, 73 pp., World Meteorological Organization, Geneva, Switzerland. (Contributing member: Harrison)

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The sensitivity of precipitation and snowpack simulations to model resolution via nesting in regions of complex terrain

Leung, L.R., Qian, Y. 2003. The sensitivity of precipitation and snowpack simulations to model resolution via nesting in regions of complex terrain. Journal of Hydrometeorology 4:1025-1043.

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Tracking environmental processes in the coastal zone for understanding and predicting Oregon coho (Oncorhynchus kisutch) marine survival

Logerwell, E.A., Mantua, N.J., Lawson, P.W., Francis, R.C., Agostini, V.N. Tracking environmental processes in the coastal zone for understanding and predicting Oregon coho <i>(Oncorhynchus kisutch)</i> marine survival. 2003. Fisheries Oceanography 12(6):554-568.

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Trends in snow water equivalent in the Pacific Northwest and their climatic causes

Mote, P.W. 2003. Trends in snow water equivalent in the Pacific Northwest and their climatic causes. Geophysical Research Letters 30(12) 1601, doi:10.1029/2003GL017258, 2003.

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Trends in temperature and precipitation in the Pacific Northwest during the twentieth century

Mote, P.W. 2003. Trends in temperature and precipitation in the Pacific Northwest during the twentieth century. Northwest Science 77(4): 271-282.

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Twentieth-century fluctuations and trends in temperature, precipitation, and mountain snowpack in the Georgia Basin-Puget Sound region

Mote, P.W. 2003. Twentieth-century fluctuations and trends in temperature, precipitation, and mountain snowpack in the Georgia Basin-Puget Sound region. Canadian Water Resources Journal 28(4): 567-586.

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