Tag Archive: Caroline Ummenhofer

Research brief: How the IOD Changes with global warming

May 5, 2020 9:17 am Published by Comments Off on Research brief: How the IOD Changes with global warming

All data sources agree that positive IOD events are becoming stronger and occur more often and that the mean-state of the Indian Ocean is moving towards a more positive IOD-like state due to enhanced warming in the west compared to the east.

Caroline Ummenhofer. Changes in the width of the Indo-Pacific tropical rain belt from climate model simulations and palaeo proxy records

February 14, 2019 1:00 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Caroline Ummenhofer (Wood Hole Oceanographic Institute). Changes in the width of the Indo-Pacific tropical rain belt from climate model simulations and palaeo proxy records. The Indo-Pacific tropical rain belt (TRB) marks the high-rainfall region in the tropics traversed by the seasonal migration of the intertropical convergence zone. In particular, changes in the position of the northward and southward edges of the TRB can have considerable impacts on natural and human systems across the Indo-Pacific warm pool and adjacent land areas. Using... View Article

RP1 Extreme Rainfall report: December 2018

December 4, 2018 3:31 pm Published by Comments Off on RP1 Extreme Rainfall report: December 2018

A range of international workshops, a new citizen science app and some significant research has made the past four months a busy time for the Extreme Rainfall research program.