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[A-OS08] Seasonal-to-decadal climate variability and predictability
Sun. May 20, 2018 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM Poster Hall (International Exhibition Hall7, Makuhari Messe)
Climate variability on seasonal-to-decadal timescale (e.g. ENSO, IOD, PDO, AMO) involves processes and multiple physical interactions among atmosphere, land, ocean and sea-ice. Many efforts have been made for understanding the underlying physical processes and its predictability, but there remain large uncertainties in model simulation and prediction results of the seasonal-to-decadal climate variability. This indicates that some important gaps still exist in our current knowledge which are not fully resolved in current climate models, for example, atmosphere-ocean-ice interaction, troposphere-stratosphere coupling, initialization, and role of anthropogenic forcings. This session aims to narrow the gaps in our knowledge and identify the unresolved issues for better understanding and prediction of seasonal-to-decadal climate variability. All the observations, theoretical, process-level and modelling research on seasonal-to-decadal climate variability and its predictability are greatly welcome.
*Nobumasa Komori1, Bunmei Taguchi1,2, Akira Kuwano-Yoshida1,3, Takeshi Doi1, Masami Nonaka1 (1.Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, 2.Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo, 3.Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University)