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51 publications published in 2009

A preliminary synthesis of modeled climate change impacts on U.S. regional ozone concentrations

Weaver, C.P., Liang, X.-Z., Zhu, J., Adams, P.J., Amar, P., Avise, J., Caughey, M., Chen, J., Cohen, R.C., Cooter, E., Dawson, J.P., Gilliam, R., Gilliland, A., Goldstein, A.H., Grambsch, A., Grano, D., Guenther, A., Gustafson, W.I., Harley, R.A., He, S., Hemming, B., Hogrefe, C., Huang, H.-C., Hunt, S.W., Jacob, D.J., Kinney, P.L., Kunkel, K., Lamarque, J-F., Lamb, B., Larkin, N.K., Leung, L.R., Liao, K.-J., Lin, J.-T., Lynn, B.H., Manomaiphiboon, K., Mass, C., McKenzie, D., Mickley, L. J., O’Neill, S.M., Nolte, C. 2009. A preliminary synthesis of modeled climate change impacts on U.S. regional ozone concentrations. A preliminary synthesis of modeled climate change impacts on U.S. regional ozone concentrations. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 90:1843-1863.

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A transactions cost approach to the theoretical foundations of water markets

Slaughter, R.  2009. A transactions cost approach to the theoretical foundations of water markets. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 45(2): 331-342.

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Adapting to climate change in United States national forests

Blate, G.M., Joyce, L.A., Littell, J.S., McNulty, S.G., Millar, C.I., Moser, S.C., Neilson, R.P., O’Halloran, K., Peterson, D.L. 2009. Adapting to climate change in United States national forests. Unasylva 60(231/232): 57-62.

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Assessing the impacts of global warming on snowpack in the Washington Cascades

Casola, J.H., Cuo, L., Livneh, B., Lettenmaier, D.P., Stoelinga, M.T., Mote, P.W., Wallace, J.M. 2009. Assessing the impacts of global warming on snowpack in the Washington Cascades. Journal of Climate 22:2758-2772, doi: 10.1175/2008JCLI2612.1.

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Assessing vulnerability to natural hazards: An impact-based method and application to drought in Washington State

Fontaine, M., Steinemann, A.C.  2009. Assessing vulnerability to natural hazards: An impact-based method and application to drought in Washington State. Natural Hazards Review 10(1):11-18.

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Assessment of climate change impact on eastern Washington agriculture

Stöckle, C., Nelson, R.L., Higgins, S., Brunner, J., Grove, G., Boydston, R., Whiting, M., Kruger, C. 2009. Chapter 5 in The Washington Climate Change Impacts Assessment: Evaluating Washington's Future in a Changing Climate, Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.

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Attribution of projected changes in U.S. ozone and PM2.5 concentrations to specific global changes

Avise, J., Chen, J., Lamb, B., Wiedinmyer, C., Guenther, A., Salathé, E.P., Mass, C.F. 2009. Attribution of projected changes in U.S. ozone and PM<sub>2.5</sub> concentrations to specific global changes. Atmospheric Chemistry & Physics 9: 1111-1124.

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Climate and wildfire area burned in Western U.S. ecoprovinces, 1916-2003

Littell, J.S., McKenzie, D., Peterson, D.L., Westerling, A.L. 2009. Climate and wildfire area burned in Western U.S. ecoprovinces, 1916-2003. Ecological Applications 19(4):1003-1021.

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Climate change impacts on water management and irrigated agriculture in the Yakima River Basin, Washington, USA

Vano, J.A., Scott, M., Voisin, N., Stöckle, C., Hamlet, A.F., Mickelson, K.E.B., Elsner, M.M., Lettenmaier, D.P. 2009. Climate change impacts on water management and irrigated agriculture in the Yakima River Basin, Washington, USA. Chapter 3.3 in The Washington Climate Change Impacts Assessment: Evaluating Washington’s Future in a Changing Climate, Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.

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Climate change impacts on water management in the Puget Sound region, Washington, USA

Vano, J.A., Voisin, N., Cuo, L., Hamlet, A.F., Elsner, M.M., Palmer, R.N., Polebitski, A., Lettenmaier, D.P. 2009. Climate change impacts on water management in the Puget Sound region, Washington, USA. Chapter 3.2 in The Washington Climate Change Impacts Assessment: Evaluating Washington’s Future in a Changing Climate, Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.

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Climate model based consensus on the hydrologic impacts of climate change to the Rio Lempa basin of Central America

Maurer, E.P., Adam, J.C., Wood, A.W.  2009. Climate model based consensus on the hydrologic impacts of climate change to the Rio Lempa basin of Central America. Hydrol. Earth System Sciences 13(2):183-194.

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Costs and benefits of stormwater management: Case study of the Puget Sound region

Visitacion, B., Booth, D.B., Steinemann, A.C. 2009. Costs and benefits of stormwater management: Case study of the Puget Sound region. ASCE Journal of Urban Planning and Development 135(4):150-158, doi:10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9488(2009)135:4(150)).

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Defining spring transition: Regional indices for the California Current

Holt, C., Mantua, N.J.  2009. Defining spring transition: Regional indices for the California Current. Marine Ecology Progress Series 393: 285-299, doi:10.3354/meps08147.

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Detection and attribution of streamflow timing change in the Western United States

Hidalgo, H., Das, T., Dettinger, M., Cayan, D.R., Pierce, D., Barnett, T., Bala, G., Mirin, A,, Wood, A.W., Bonfils, C., Santer, B.D., Nozawa, T. Detection and attribution of streamflow timing change in the Western United States. 2009. Journal of Climate doi: 10.1175/2009JCLI2470.1 (early online release version).

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Effects of a century of land cover and climate change on the hydrology of Puget Sound basin

Cuo, L., Lettenmaier, D.P., Alberti, M., Richey, J.E. 2009. Effects of a century of land cover and climate change on the hydrology of Puget Sound basin. Hydrological Processes 23: 907-933.

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Effects of fire-precipitation timing and regime on post-fire sediment delivery in Pacific Northwest forests

Lanini, J.L., Clark, E.A., Lettenmaier, D.P.  2009. Effects of fire-precipitation timing and regime on post-fire sediment delivery in Pacific Northwest forests. Geophysical Research Letters 36, L01402, doi: 10.1029/2008GL034588.

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Effects of projected climate change on energy supply and demand in the Pacific Northwest and Washington State

Hamlet, A.F., Lee, S-Y., Mickelson, K.E.B., Elsner, M.M.  2009. Effects of projected climate change on energy supply and demand in the Pacific Northwest and Washington State. Chapter 4 in The Washington Climate Change Impacts Assessment: Evaluating Washington’s Future in a Changing Climate, Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.

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Effects of surface forcing on the seasonal cycle of the eastern equatorial Pacific

Harrison, D.E., Chiodi, A.M., Vecchi, G. 2009. Effects of surface forcing on the seasonal cycle of the eastern equatorial Pacific. Journal of Marine Research 67(6):701-729

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Evaluation of WRF and HadRM mesoscale climate simulations over the United States Pacific Northwest

Zhang, Y., Dulire, V., Mote, P.W., Salathé, E.P.  2009. Evaluation of WRF and HadRM mesoscale climate simulations over the United States Pacific Northwest. Journal of Climate 22(20):5511-5526, doi: 10.1175/2009JCLI2875.1.

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Forest ecosystems, disturbance, and climatic change in Washington State, USA

Littell, J.S., Oneil, E.E., McKenzie, D., Hicke, J.A., Lutz, J.A., Norheim, R.A., Elsner, M.M. 2009. Chapter 7 in The Washington Climate Change Impacts Assessment: Evaluating Washington's Future in a Changing Climate, Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.

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Future climate in the Pacific Northwest

Mote, P.W., Salathé, E.P.  2009. Chapter 1 in The Washington Climate Change Impacts Assessment: Evaluating Washington's Future in a Changing Climate, Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.

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Future land use and land cover influences on regional biogenic emissions and air quality in the United States

Chen, J., Avise, J., Guenther, A., Wiedinmyer, C., Salathé, E.P., Jackson, R.B., Lamb, B. 2009. Future land use and land cover influences on regional biogenic emissions and air quality in the United States. Atmospheric Environment 43(36):5771-5780, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2009.08.015.

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Global and continental drought in the second half of the twentieth century: Severity–area–duration analysis and temporal variability of large-scale events.

Sheffield, J., K.M. Andreadis, E.F. Wood, and D.P. Lettenmaier, D.P. 2009. Global and continental drought in the second half of the twentieth century: Severity–area–duration analysis and temporal variability of large-scale events. Journal of Climate 22(8): 1962-1981, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/2008JCLI2722.1

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Global warming and stress complexes in forests of western North America

McKenzie, D., Peterson, D.L., Littell, J.S.  2009. pp. 319-337. Global warming and stress complexes in forests of western North America. In S. V. Krupa (series editor), Developments in Environmental Science, Vol. 8, Wild Land Fires and Air Pollution, A. Bytnerowicz, M. Arbaugh, A. Riebau, and C. Anderson (eds.). Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Elsevier Science, Ltd.

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Holocene fire history in the North Cascade Range, Washington

Prichard, S.J., Gedalof, Z.M., Oswald, W. Wyatt, Peterson, D.L. 2009. Holocene fire history in the North Cascade Range, Washington. Quaternary Research 72(1): 57-67, doi:10.1016/j.yqres.2009.03.008.

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Impacts of climate change on key aspects of freshwater salmon habitat in Washington State

Mantua, N.J., Tohver, I., Hamlet, A.F.  2009. Chapter 6 in The Washington Climate Change Impacts Assessment: Evaluating Washington's Future in a Changing Climate, Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.

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Impacts of climate change on the coasts of Washington State

Huppert, D.D., Moore, A., Dyson, K.  2009. Chapter 8 in The Washington Climate Change Impacts Assessment: Evaluating Washington's Future in a Changing Climate, Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.

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Implications of 21st century climate change for the hydrology of Washington State

Elsner, M.M., Cuo, L., Voisin, N., Deems, J., Hamlet, A.F., Vano, J.A., Mickelson, K.E.B., Lee, S-Y., Lettenmaier, D.P. 2009. Implications of 21st century climate change for the hydrology of Washington State. Chapter 3.1 in The Washington Climate Change Impacts Assessment: Evaluating Washington’s Future in a Changing Climate, Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.

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Implications of global climate change for snowmelt hydrology in the 21st century

Adam, J.C., Hamlet, A.F., Lettenmaier, D.P.  2009. Implications of global climate change for snowmelt hydrology in the 21st century. Hydrological Processes 23(7), 962-972.

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Land waters and sea level

Lettenmaier, D.P., Milly, P.C.D.  2009. Land waters and sea level. Nature Geoscience 2: 452-454, doi:10.1038/ngeo567.

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Modeling snow accumulation and ablation processes in forested environments

Andreadis, K.M., Storck, P., Lettenmaier, D.P.  2009. Modeling snow accumulation and ablation processes in forested environments. Water Resources Research, 45, W05429, doi:10.1029/2008WR007042.

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Multimodel ensemble reconstruction of drought over the continental United States

Wang, A., Bohn, T.J., Mahanama, S.P., Koster, R.D., Lettenmaier, D.P. 2009. Multimodel ensemble reconstruction of drought over the continental United States. Journal of Climate 22(10): 2694-2712.

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On the increasing vulnerability of the world ocean to multiple stresses

Miles, E.L.  2009. On the increasing vulnerability of the world ocean to multiple stresses. Annual Review of Environment and Resources 34: 17-41, doi:10.1146/annurev.environ.33.041707.110117.

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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. 2009. Optimized flood control in the Columbia River Basin for a global warming scenario. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management 135(6): 440-450, doi:10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9496(2009)135:6(440).

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Options for national parks and reserves for adapting to climate change

Baron, J.S., Gunderson, L., Allen, C.D., Fleishman, E., McKenzie, D., Meyerson, L.A., Oropeza, J., Stephenson, N. 2009. Options for national parks and reserves for adapting to climate change. Environmental Management 44(6):1033-1042, doi: 10.1007/s00267-009-9296-6.

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Patterns of change in climate and Pacific salmon production

Mantua, N.J.  2009. Patterns of change in climate and Pacific salmon production. Pages 1143 – 1157 in C.C. Krueger and C.E. Zimmerman (eds.), Pacific Salmon: Ecology and Management of Western Alaska’s Populations, American Fisheries Society, Symposium 70, Bethesda, Maryland.

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Pre- and post-1997/1998 westerly wind events and Equatorial Pacific cold tongue warming

Harrison, D.E., Chiodi, A.M. 2009. Pre- and post-1997/1998 westerly wind events and Equatorial Pacific cold tongue warming. Journal of Climate 22: 568-581, doi: 10.1175/2008JCLI2270.1.

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Precipitation extremes and the impacts of climate change on stormwater infrastructure in Washington State

Rosenberg, E.A., Keys, P.W., Booth, D.B., Hartley, D., Burkey, J., Steinemann, A.C., Lettenmaier, D.P. 2009. Chapter 9 in The Washington Climate Change Impacts Assessment: Evaluating Washington's Future in a Changing Climate, Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.

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Preparing for climate change impacts to state-owned aquatic lands: A climate change adaptation strategy for the Washington Department of Natural Resources Aquatic Resources Program

Fredrickson, A.L. 2009. Preparing for climate change impacts to state-owned aquatic lands: A climate change adaptation strategy for the Washington Department of Natural Resources Aquatic Resources Program. M.M.A. thesis, School of Marine Affairs, University of Washington, Seattle.

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Preparing for climate change in the U.S. Pacific Northwest

Whitely Binder, L.C.  2009. Preparing for climate change in the U.S. Pacific Northwest. West-Northwest Journal of Environmental Law and Policy 15(1):183-196.

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Preparing for climate change in Washington State

Whitely Binder, L.C., Krencicki Barcelos, J., Booth, D.B., Darzen, M., Elsner, M.M., Fenske, R.A., Graham, T.F., Hamlet, A.F., Hodges-Howell, J., Huppert, D.D., Rosenberg, E.A., Stöckle, C., Vano, J.A. . 2009. A preliminary synthesis of modeled climate change impacts on U.S. regional ozone concentrations. Chapter 11 in The Washington Climate Change Impacts Assessment: Evaluating Washington’s Future in a Changing Climate, Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.

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Public health impacts of climate change in Washington State: projected mortality risks due to heat events and air pollution

Jackson, J.E., Yost, M.G., Karr, C., Fitzpatrick, C., Lamb, B., Chung, S.H., Chen, J., Avise, J., Rosenblatt, R.A., Fenske, R.A. 2009. Chapter 10 in The Washington Climate Change Impacts Assessment: Evaluating Washington's Future in a Changing Climate, Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.

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Real-time precipitation estimation based on index station percentiles

Tang, Q., Wood, A.W., Lettenmaier, D.P.  2009. Real-time precipitation estimation based on index station percentiles. Journal of Hydrometeorology 10(1): 266-277.

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Reconciling projections of Colorado River streamflow

Hoerling, M., Lettenmaier, D.P., Cayan, D., Udall, B. 2009. Reconciling projections of Colorado River streamflow. Southwest Hydrology 8(3): 20-21, 31.

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Regional climate model projections for the State of Washington

Salathé, E.P., Leung, L.R., Qian, Y., Zhang, Y.  2009. Regional climate model projections for the State of Washington. Chapter 2 in The Washington Climate Change Impacts Assessment: Evaluating Washington’s Future in a Changing Climate, Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.

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Setting the record straight: Responses to common challenges to climate science

Doppelt, B., Bretherton, C.S., Mantua, N.J., Mote, P.W.  2009. White paper prepared by the University of Oregon’s Climate Leadership Initiative in partnership with the University of Washington’s Climate Impacts Group. January 2009.

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Simulation of the Argo observing system in an ocean general circulation model

Kamenkovich, I.V., Cheng, W., Sarachik, E.S., Harrison, D.E. 2009. Simulation of the Argo observing system in an ocean general circulation model. Journal of Geophysical Research 114, C09021, doi:10.1029/2008JC005184.

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The effects of global changes upon regional ozone pollution in the United States

Chen, J., Avise, J., Lamb, B., Salathé, E.P., Mass, C.F., Guenther, A., Wiedinmyer, C., Lamarque, J-F., O’Neill, S., McKenzie, D., Larkin, N. 2009. The effects of global changes upon regional ozone pollution in the United States. Atmospheric Chemistry & Physics 9: 1125-1141.

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The response of Northern Hemisphere snow cover to a changing climate

Brown, R.D., Mote, P.W. 2009. The response of Northern Hemisphere snow cover to a changing climate. Journal of Climate 22(8):2124-2145, doi: 10.1175/2008JCLI2665.1.

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The Washington Climate Change Impacts Assessment

Climate Impacts Group. 2009. The Washington Climate Change Impacts Assessment. M. McGuire Elsner, J. Littell, and L. Whitely Binder (eds). Center for Science in the Earth System, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Oceans, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.

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The Washington Climate Change Impacts Assessment: Evaluating Washington’s Future in a Changing Climate – Executive Summary

Littell, J.S., Elsner, M.M., Whitely Binder, L.C., Snover, A.K.  2009. The Washington Climate Change Impacts Assessment: Evaluating Washington’s Future in a Changing Climate – Executive Summary. In The Washington Climate Change Impacts Assessment: Evaluating Washington’s Future in a Changing Climate, Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.

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