This page contains a list of all previous webinar presentations and, if available, a recording of the webinar.

July 11th 2022: Dr. Robert Jnglin Wills (University of Washington, Seattle)

Large ensembles reveal systematic climate model biases in the large-scale pattern of recent sea-surface temperature and sea-level pressure change

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May 16th 2022: Special webinars on new SMILEs (2/2)


  • Ji-Eun Kim (IBS Center for Climate Physics, South Korea) New insights from CESM2 Large Ensemble
  • Dirk Olonscheck (MPI-M) A new MPI-GE with CMIP6 forcing and high-frequent data
  • Samantha Stevenson (University of California, Santa Barbara) Ocean Heat Content in the Energy Exascale Earth System Model v1 and other SMILEs
  • Laura Muntjewerf (Royal Dutch Meteorological Institute) New dataset: Time-slice Large Ensemble with EC-Earthv3
  • Laura Wilcox (National Centre for Atmospheric Science, University of Reading) Regional Aerosol MIP (RAMIP)

April 25th 2022: Special webinars on new SMILEs (1/2)


  • Isla Simpson (NCAR): The CESM2 single forcing large ensemble
  • Klaus Wyser (Rossby Centre, Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute): The SMHI Large Ensemble
  • Bowen Zhao (Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences): The Super-large Ensemble Experiments of CAS FGOALS-g3 access to data
  • Reinhard Schiemann (National Centre for Atmospheric Science, University of Reading, UK): Planning for a Large Ensemble based on the HadGEM3 climate model
  • John Fasullo (NCAR): An Overview of the E3SMv2 Large Ensemble
  • Amanda Fay (LDEO-Columbia University): The CESM Large Ensemble model, run without the Mt. Pinatubo eruption

March 7th 2022: Dr. Emanuele Bevacqua (Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ)

Advancing our understanding of summertime and wintertime compound events via SMILEs

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February 7th 2022: Yue Li (University of California Irvine)

The potential of using large-ensemble simulations to explore climate-land use interactions

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November 8th 2021: Yona Silvy (Sorbonne Université/LOCEAN/IPSL, Paris)

Processes of anthropogenic heat emergence from ocean internal variability in the IPSL large ensemble

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October 18th 2020: Dr. Nicola Maher (University of Colorado, Boulder)

The role of model-to-model differences and internal variability in causing uncertainty in climate projections

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September 13th 2020: Dr. Andrea Dittus (University of Reading)

Role of aerosol forcing for recent Pacific decadal variability and other applications of large climate model ensembles

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May 17th 2021: [EGU Special part 2]

  • Timo Kelder: Seasonal predictions as a high-resolution large ensemble to study extreme events over recent decades
  • Richard Arsenault: Calibration of a reinforcement learning method with the ClimEx large ensemble and a weather generator for water management
  • Christopher Callahan: El Niño variability mediates 21st century growth effects of climate change

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May 10th 2021: [EGU Special part 1]

  • Alexandra Jahn: Forced Changes in the Arctic Freshwater Budget Emerge in the Early 21st Century
  • Karin van der Wiel: Physical storylines of future European drought events like 2018 based on ensemble climate modelling
  • Nicole Ritzhaupt: Robustness of projections of European precipitation for seasonal means and seasonal extremes

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March 15th 2021: Magdalena Mittermeier (LMU Munich)

Employing Neural Networks for the Detection of Vb Cyclones and their Climate Change Effects.

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Feburary 15th 2021: Dr. Giovanni Liguori (Monash University)

A joint role for forced and internally-driven variability in the decadal modulation of global warming

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November 17th 2020: Dr. Salvatore Pascale (Stanford University)

Growing risk of another Cape Town “Day Zero” drought in the twenty-first century

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October 12th 2020: Dr. Laura Suarez-Gutierrez (Max Plank Institute for Meteorology)

Exploiting large ensembles for a better yet simpler climate model evaluation

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September 7th 2020: Dr. Karin van der Wiel (Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI))

Ensemble climate-impact modelling: extreme impacts from moderate meteorological conditions

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August 3rd 2020: Dr. Sarah Schlunegger (Princeton University)

Large Ensemble Intercomparison of Anthropogenic Changes in Marine Biogeochemistry

(presentation starts at 3:00; discussion starts at 46:00)

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July 6th 2020: Dr. John Fyfe (CCCma)

Quantifying the Influence of COVID-19 Emission Reductions on Climate, and Other Applications of the New CanESM5 Super Large Ensemble

(presentation starts at 1:38; discussion starts at 39:00)

June 8th 2020: Dr. Clara Deser (NCAR)

Isolating the Evolving Contributions of Anthropogenic Aerosols and Greenhouse Gases: A New CESM1 Large Ensemble Community Resource

(presentation starts at 2:50; discussion starts at 41:00)

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