Courses

Fall 2017 reading seminar

We are trying something new this quarter and starting with a general text and deciding our specific direction once we start the quarter.

Week 1: IPCC (2013) report on Sea Level Change
See also: IPCC FAQ, Real Climate assessment

Week 2: Llovel et al. (2014), Deep-ocean contribution to sea level and energy budget not detectable over the past decade. Nature Climate Change 4, 1031-1035.

Purkey, S.G. and G.C. Johnson (2010), Warming of global abyssal and deep Southern Ocean waters between the 1990s and 2000s: Contributions to global heat and sea level rise budgets. Journal of Climate 23, 6336-6351.

Week 3: Hay et al. (2015), Probabalistic reanalysis of twentieth-century sea level rise. Nature 517, 481-485.

Week 4: Mitrovica et al. (2009), The sea-level fingerprint of West Antarctic collapse. Science 323, 753.

Mitrovica et al. (2011), On the robustness of predictions of sea level fingerprints. Geophys. J. Int. 187, 729-742.

 

 

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