Climate science technical notes

Recent reports in the Met Office Hadley Centre Technical Note series.

Climate science involves the development of climate datasets based on observations; the use of these datasets in climate change monitoring and attribution; and the use of Earth System Models to make future predictions from months to centuries into the future.

Hadley Centre Technical Notes
NumberTitleAuthor(s)Year
95 Hadley Centre Technical Note HCTN95 Revised vertical mixing parameters for the UK community standard configuration of the global NEMO ocean model. (PDF, 5 MB) Calvert, D.; Siddorn, J.2013
94 Hadley Centre Technical Note 94 Real-time forecast skill for Europe in the combined Met Office and ECMWF monthly prediction system. (PDF, 1 MB) Becker, B.; Wallace, E.; Williams, A.; Arribas, A.2013
93 HCTN93 A review of lateral diffusion for Met Office ocean shelf modelling. (PDF, 344 kB)

Furner, R.

2013
92 HCTN_92 Reducing the atmospheric lifetime of black carbon when using the CLASSIC aerosol scheme. (PDF, 1 MB)

Rumbold, S.T.

2013
91 HCTN 91 Assessment of possibility and impact of rapid climate change in the Arctic. (PDF, 1 MB)

Hewitt, H.; Bacon, S.; Feltham, D.; Folland, C.; Giles, K.; Graham, T.; Hawkins, E.; Hodson, D.; Jackson, L.; Keeley, S.; Keen, A.; Laxon, S.; McLaren, A.; Menary, M.; Palmer, M.; Ridley, J.; Scaife, A.; Smith, D.; Srokosz, M.; West, A.; Wood, R.; Schweiger, A.

2012
90 HCTN 90 Twenty-first century climate change in Greenland: a comparative analysis of three Regional Climate Models. (PDF, 4 MB) Rae, J; Aðalgeirsdóttir, G; Edwards, T; Fettweis, X; Gregory, J; Hewitt, H; Lowe, J; Lucas-Picher, P; Mottram, R; Payne, T; Ridley, J; Shannon, S; Van de Berg, W.J.; Van de Wal, R;
Van den Broeke, M.
2011
89 HCTN 89 Terrestrial response of QUMPC ensemble. (PDF, 653 kB)

Booth, B.B.B.; Jones, C.D.

2011
88 HCTN 88 Modifying the stratospheric zonal wind and temperature in HadGEM3. (PDF, 1 MB)

Hardiman, S.C.; Bushell, A.C.

2011
87 HCTN 87 Mineral dust in HadGEM2. (PDF, 504 kB) Woodward, S.2011
86 HCTN 86 Reviews of observational data availablility over Africa, for monitoring, attribution and forecast evaluation. (PDF, 2 MB) Parker, D; Good, E.; Chadwick, R.2011
84 HCTN84 Estimates of the liklihood of Arctic shipping routes opening in the 21st century using an IPCC class model. (PDF, 158 kB) West, A; Hewitt, H.2011

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Last updated: 22 January 2014