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THE WCRP CMIP3 Multimodel Dataset: A New Era in Climate Change Research
A coordinated set of global coupled climate model [atmosphere–ocean general circulation model (AOGCM)] experiments for twentieth- and twenty-first-century climate, as well as several climate changeExpand
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Observed and simulated multidecadal variability in the Northern Hemisphere
Abstract Analyses of proxy based reconstructions of surface temperatures during the past 330 years show the existence of a distinct oscillatory mode of variability with an approximate time scale ofExpand
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Interdecadal Variations of the Thermohaline Circulation in a Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Model
Abstract A fully coupled ocean-atmosphere model is shown to have irregular oscillations of the thermohaline circulation in the North Atlantic Ocean with a time scale of approximately 50 years. TheExpand
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GFDL's CM2 Global Coupled Climate Models. Part I: Formulation and Simulation Characteristics
Abstract The formulation and simulation characteristics of two new global coupled climate models developed at NOAA's Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL) are described. The models wereExpand
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Impact of Atlantic multidecadal oscillations on India/Sahel rainfall and Atlantic hurricanes
[3] Linkages between the AMO, Sahel summer rainfall and Atlantic Hurricane activity during the 20th century were mainly based on statistical analyses of observed data. A previous modeling studyExpand
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Simulated Tropical Response to a Substantial Weakening of the Atlantic Thermohaline Circulation
Abstract In this study, a mechanism is demonstrated whereby a large reduction in the Atlantic thermohaline circulation (THC) can induce global-scale changes in the Tropics that are consistent withExpand
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Multidecadal Thermohaline Circulation Variability Driven by Atmospheric Surface Flux Forcing
Previous analyses of an extended integration of the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory coupled climate model have revealed pronounced multidecadal variations of the thermohaline circulation (THC)Expand
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Probing the Fast and Slow Components of Global Warming by Returning Abruptly to Preindustrial Forcing
Abstract The fast and slow components of global warming in a comprehensive climate model are isolated by examining the response to an instantaneous return to preindustrial forcing. The response isExpand
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Simulation of Sahel drought in the 20th and 21st centuries.
The Sahel, the transition zone between the Saharan desert and the rainforests of Central Africa and the Guinean Coast, experienced a severe drying trend from the 1950s to the 1980s, from which thereExpand
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The dynamical core, physical parameterizations, and basic simulation characteristics of the atmospheric component of the GFDL global coupled model CM3
AbstractThe Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL) has developed a coupled general circulation model (CM3) for the atmosphere, oceans, land, and sea ice. The goal of CM3 is to address emergingExpand
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