Fall 2013: Climate of the Common Era

Jessica Tierney and Kevin Anchukaitis

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September 5, 1-2:30pm Clark 509

Jones, P.D. et al. (2009) High-resolution palaeoclimatology of the last millennium: a review of current status and future prospects. The Holocene 19(3) 3-49. pdf

September 12, 1-2:30pm Clark 509

Hughes, M.K., and Ammann C.M., 2009: The Future of the Past: An Earth System Framework for high resolution paleoclimatology Clim. Change, 94:247–259, doi:10.1007/s10584-009-9588-0. pdf

September 19, 1-2:30pm Clark 509

Discussion of Jones et al.; Hughes and Ammann

Introductory Slides [pdf]

September 26, 1-2:30pm Clark 509

Schmidt, G. A. et al. (2012) Climate forcing reconstructions for use in PMIP simulations of the last millennium (v1.1) Geoscientific Modeling Development 4, 33-45. pdf [Discussant: Dan] 

October 3, 1-2:30pm Clark 509

Pages 2K consortium (2013) Continental-scale temperature variability during the past two millennia, Nature Geoscience 6, 339-346. pdf [Discussant: Emily]

October 17, 1-2:30pm Clark 509

IPCC AR5, Chapter 5: Information from Paleoclimate Archives - Final Draft Underlying Scientific- Technical Assessment (Executive Summary, plus Sections 5.2 Pre-Industrial Perspective on Radiative Forcing Factors, 5.3.5 Temperature Variations During the Last 2000 Years, and 5.5.1  Temperature Regional Changes During the Holocene) pdf [Discussant: Jordan]

October 22, 1-2:30pm Clark 509

Reconstructing ENSO

Emile-Geay et al. (2013) Estimating central equatorial Pacific SST variability over the Past Millennium. Part I: Methodology and validation. Journal of Climate 26 2302-2328. pdf [Discussant: Tom]

Emile-Geay et al. (2013) Estimating central equatorial Pacific SST variability over the Past Millennium. Part II: Reconstructions and implications. Journal of Climate 26 2329-2352. pdf [Discussant: Tom]

October 24, 1-2:30pm Clark 509

Tingley and Huybers (2013) Recent temperature extremes at high northern latitudes unprecedented in the past 600 years. Nature 496:7444 201-205. [pdf]

Supplemental Material [link]

Tingley et al. (2012) Piecing together the past: Statistical insights into paleoclimatic reconstructions." Quaternary Science Reviews 35 1-22. [pdf]

October 31, 1-2:30pm Clark 509

Steiger, et al. Assimilation of time-averaged pseudoproxies for climate reconstruction. Journal of Climate, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00693.1, 2013 [pdf] ()

Extremely Optional:
Huntley, H. and G. Hakim, Assimilation of time-averaged observations in a quasigeostrophic atmospheric jet model. Climate Dyn., 35, 995-1009, 2010. [pdf]

November 7, 1-2:30pm Clark 509

Dealing with time uncertainty

Comboul et al. (2013) "A probabilistic model of chronological errors in layer-counted climate proxies: applications to annually-banded coral archives" Clim. Past Dis. 9 6077-6123. [pdf]

Blaauw, M. (2011) "Out of tune: The dangers of aligning proxy archives" Quaternary Science Reviews [pdf]

Anchukaitis, K. J. and Tierney, J. E. (2012) "Identifying coherent spatiotemporal modes in time-uncertain proxy paleoclimate records," Climate Dynamics [pdf]

November 14, 1-2:30pm Clark 509

Climate & civilization

Hsiang et al. (2013) "Quantifying the influence of climate on human conflict" Science 341. [pdf]

November 19, 1-2:30pm Clark 509

Sea level during the common era

Kemp et al. (2013) "Sea-level change during the last 2500 years in New Jersey, USA" Quaternary Science Reviews, 81 90-104. [pdf]


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