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  1. The role of meteorological processes in the description of uncertainty for climate change decision-making | Briley, Laura J., Ashley, Walker S., Rood, Richard B., Krmenec, Andrew
    Journal Article (refereed)
  2. Dynamical Downscaling over the Great Lakes Basin of North America Using the WRF Regional Climate Model: The Impact of the Great Lakes System on Regional Greenhouse Warming | Gula, Jonathan, Peltier, W. Richard
    Journal Article (refereed)
  3. Use of dynamical downscaling to improve the simulation of Central US warm season precipitation in CMIP5 models | Harding, Keith J., Snyder, Peter K., Liess, Stefan
    Journal Article (refereed)
  4. Salience, Credibility, Legitimacy and Boundaries: Linking Research, Assessment and Decision Making | David Cash, William Clark, Frank Alcock, Nancy Dickson, Noelle Eckley, Jill Jäger
    Journal Article (refereed)
  5. Narrowing the climate information usability gap | Lemos, Maria Carmen, Kirchhoff, Christine J., Ramprasad, Vijay
    Journal Article (refereed)
  6. AR4: Climate Models and their Evaluation
  7. Calibration Strategies: A Source of Additional Uncertainty in Climate Change Projections | Ho, Chun Kit, Stephenson, David B., Collins, Matthew, Ferro, Christopher A. T., Brown, Simon J.
    Journal Article (refereed)
  8. Assessing General Circulation Model Simulations of Atmospheric Teleconnection Patterns | Stoner, Anne Marie K., Hayhoe, Katharine, Wuebbles, Donald J.
    Journal Article (refereed)
  9. CMIP3 Model Resolutions
    Website
  10. Influence of the North American Monsoon System on the U.S. Summer Precipitation Regime | R. W. Higgins, Yao, Y., Wang, X. L.
    Journal Article (refereed)
  11. Sensitivity to Horizontal Resolution in the AGCM Simulations of Warm Season Diurnal Cycle of Precipitation over the United States and Northern Mexico | Lee, Myong-In, Schubert, Siegfried D., Suarez, Max J., Isaac M. Held, Kumar, Arun, Bell, Thomas L., Schemm, Jae-Kyung E., Lau, Ngar-Cheung, Ploshay, Jeffrey J., Kim, Hyun-Kyung, Yoo, Soo-Hyun
    Journal Article (refereed)
  12. NIST/SEMATECH e-Handbook of Statistical Methods | Carroll Croarkin, Paul Tobias
    Book
  13. AGU Presentation on Describing Uncertainty in Climate Projections
    Presentation
  14. Consensus between GCM climate change projections with empirical downscaling: Precipitation downscaling over South Africa | B.C. Hewitson, Crane, R. G.
    Journal Article (refereed)
  15. Probabilistic Projections of Anthropogenic Climate Change Impacts on Precipitation for the Mid-Atlantic Region of the United States | Ning, Liang, Mann, Michael E., Crane, Robert, Wagener, Thorsten, Najjar, Jr., Raymond G., Singh, Riddhi
    Journal Article (refereed)
  16. NCEP-DOE Reanalysis 2 | MASAO KANAMITSU, WESLEY EBISUZAKI, JACK WOOLLEN, SHI-KENG YANG, J. J. HNILO, M. FIORINO, G. L. Potter
    Data Set
  17. Usable Science? The UK Climate Projections 2009 and Decision Support for Adaptation Planning | Samuel Tang, Suraje Dessai
    Journal Article (refereed)
  18. THE WCRP CMIP3 Multimodel Dataset: A New Era in Climate Change Research | Meehl, Gerald A., Curt Covey, Taylor, Karl E., Delworth, Thomas, Stouffer, Ronald J., Latif, Mojib, McAvaney, Bryant, Mitchell, John F. B.
    Journal Article (refereed)
  19. AMIP - THE ATMOSPHERIC MODEL INTERCOMPARISON PROJECT | GATES, WL
    Journal Article (refereed)
  20. About the WCRP CMIP3 Multi-Model Dataset Archive at PCMDI
    Website
  21. Downscaling general circulation model output: a review of methods and limitations | R.L. Wilby, T.M.L. Wigley
    Journal Article (refereed)
  22. NCAR Climate Data Guide
    Data Portal
  23. USGS Regional Climate Downscaling
    Data Portal
  24. ESRL PSD Extremes
    Data Portal
  25. CCAFS Climate Change Data Portal
    Data Portal
  26. WorldClim
    Data Portal
  27. USGS CASCaDE Project
    Data Portal
  28. 10-minute Future Climate Grids
    Data Portal
  29. USGS Derived Downscaled Climate Projection Portal
    Data Portal
  30. USGS Geo Data Portal
    Data Portal
  31. CRU High Resolution Gridded Datasets
    Data Portal
  32. North American Regional Climate Change Assessment Program
    Data Portal
  33. Bias Corrected and Downscaled WCRP CMIP3 Hydrology Projections
    Data Portal
  34. The Simulation of Daily Temperature Time Series from GCM Output. Part II: Sensitivity Analysis of an Empirical Transfer Function Methodology | Winkler, Julie A., Palutikof, Jean P., Andresen, Jeffrey A., Goodess, Clare M.
    Journal Article (refereed)
  35. A comprehensive set of high-resolution grids of monthly climate for Europe and the globe: the observed record (1901-2000) and 16 scenarios (2001-2100) | Mitchell T., Carter, T R, P. Jones, Hulme, M.
    Report
  36. CMIP3 Climate Model Documentation, References, and Links
    Website
  37. A Synoptic Climatology of Northwest-Flow Severe Weather Outbreaks. Part II: Meteorological Parameters and Synoptic Patterns | Johns, Robert H.
    Journal Article (refereed)
  38. Simulated Effects of Idealized Laurentian Great Lakes onRegional and Large-Scale Climate* | Lofgren, Brent M.
    Journal Article (refereed)
  39. Evaluation of Potential Impacts on Great Lakes Water Resources Based on Climate Scenarios of Two GCMs | Lofgren, Brent M., Quinn, Frank H., Clites, Anne H., Assel, Raymond A., Eberhardt, Anthony J., Luukkonen, Carol L.
    Journal Article (refereed)
  40. Hydrologic Implications of Dynamical and Statistical Approaches to Downscaling Climate Model Outputs | Wood, A. W., Leung, L. R., Sridhar, V., Lettenmaier, D. P.
    Journal Article (refereed)
  41. Imprecise probabilities of climate change: aggregation of fuzzy scenarios and model uncertainties | Hall, Jim, Fu, Guangtao, Lawry, Jonathan
    Journal Article (refereed)
  42. Uncertainties in climate change projections, from the global to the regional scale | Giorgi, F., Boutron, C
    Journal Article (refereed)
  43. Emission scenario dependencies in climate change assessments of the hydrological cycle | Shiogama, Hideo, Hanasaki, Naota, Masutomi, Yuji, Nagashima, Tatsuya, Ogura, Tomoo, Takahashi, Kiyoshi, Hijioka, Yasuaki, Takemura, Toshihiko, Nozawa, Toru, Emori, Seita
    Journal Article (refereed)
  44. Addressing Climate Information Needs at the Regional Level: the CORDEX Framework | Giorgi, Filippo, Colin Jones, Ghassem Asrar
  45. MI Great Lakes Plan: Our Path to Protect, Restore, and Sustain Michigan's Natural Treasures | Ken DeBeaussaert, Steven E. Chester
    Report
  46. Quantifying the sensitivity of simulated climate change to model configuration | Lynn, Barry, Healy, Richard, Druyan, Leonard
    Journal Article (refereed)
  47. Simulations of Present and Future Climates in the Western United States with Four Nested Regional Climate Models | Duffy, P. B., Arritt, R. W., Coquard, J., Gutowski, W., Han, J., Iorio, J., Kim, J., Leung, L.-R., Roads, J., Zeledon, E.
    Journal Article (refereed)
  48. Toward the Simulation of the Effects of the Great Lakes on Regional Climate | Bates, Gary T., Giorgi, Filippo, Hostetler, Steven W.
    Journal Article (refereed)
  49. Evaluation of high-resolution simulations of daily-scale temperature and precipitation over the United States | Walker, Megan, Diffenbaugh, Noah
    Journal Article (refereed)
  50. Linking Global Climate Models to an Integrated Hydrologic Model: Using an Individual Station Downscaling Approach | Mejia, John F., Huntington, Justin, Hatchett, Benjamin, Koracin, Darko, Niswonger, Richard G.
  51. A comparison of downscaled and raw GCM output: implications for climate change scenarios in the San Juan River basin, Colorado | R.L. Wilby, Hay, L.E., Leavesley, G.H.
  52. The Effects of Climate Change on Water Resources in the West: Introduction and Overview | Barnett, Tim, Malone, Robert, Pennell, William, Stammer, Detlet, Semtner, Bert, Washington, Warren
  53. Biases in AMIP model simulations of the east China monsoon system | Liang, X.-Z, Wang, W.-C., Samel, A. N.
    Journal Article (refereed)
  54. Issues in the interpretation of climate model ensembles to inform decisions | Stainforth, David A., Downing, Thomas E., Washington, Richard, Lopez, Ana, New, Mark
    Journal Article (refereed)
  55. Regional climate downscaling: What's the point? | Pielke, Roger A., Sr., Wilby, Robert L.
    Journal Article (refereed)
  56. Downscaling Climate Models: Sharpening the Focus on Local-Level Changes | Catherine M. Cooney
    Journal Article (refereed)
  57. Guidelines for constructing climate scenarios | Mote, Philip, Brekke, Levi, Duffy, Philip B., Maurer, Ed
    Journal Article (refereed)
  58. Customized Spatial Climate Models for North America | McKenney, Daniel W., Hutchinson, Michael F., Papadopol, Pia, Lawrence, Kevin, Pedlar, John, Campbell, Kathy, Milewska, Ewa, Hopkinson, Ron F., Price, David, Owen, Tim
    Journal Article (refereed)
  59. Canadian Forest Service regional, national and international climate modeling
    Data Portal
  60. Climate Change and Great Lakes Water Resources | Noah D. Hall, Bret B. Stuntz
    Report
  61. Future changes in snowmelt-driven runoff timing over the western US | Rauscher, Sara A., Pal, Jeremy S., Diffenbaugh, Noah S., Benedetti, Michael M.
    Journal Article (refereed)
  62. Confronting Climate Change in the Great Lakes Region | Kling, George W
    Journal Article (refereed)
  63. Climatology of summer midtropospheric perturbations in the U.S. northern plains. Part I: influence on northwest flow severe weather outbreaks | Wang, S. Y., Chen, T. C., Correia, J.
    Journal Article (refereed)
  64. The role of social and decision sciences in communicating uncertain climate risks | Pidgeon, N., Fischhoff, B.
    Journal Article (refereed)
  65. Wisconsin Initiative on Climate Change Impacts (WICCI)
    Data Portal
  66. GIS Climate Change Scenarios (National Center for Atmospheric Research, NCAR)
    Data Portal
  67. Ten-minute Future Climate Grids (University of Wisconsin)
    Data Portal
  68. Climate Wizard Custom
    Data Portal
  69. Climate Wizard
    Data Portal
  70. Analyzing precipitation projections: A comparison of different approaches to climate model evaluation | Schaller, N., Mahlstein, I., Cermak, J., Knutti, R.
    Journal Article (refereed)
  71. The potential to narrow uncertainty in projections of regional precipitation change | Hawkins, E., Sutton, R.
    Journal Article (refereed)
  72. Impacts of the Great Lakes on regional climate conditions | Scott, R. W., Huff, F. A.
    Journal Article (refereed)
  73. Downscaled Global CMIP3 Climate Data | Maurer, Edwin
    Data Portal
  74. Pileus Project
    Climate Analysis Tool
  75. ENSEMBLES Downscaling Portal
    Data Portal
  76. Bias Corrected and Downscaled WCRP CMIP3 Climate Projections
    Data Portal
  77. Fine-Resolution Climate Projections Enhance Regional Climate Change Impact Studies | Maurer, Edwin P., Brekke, Levi, Pruitt, Tom, Duffy, Philip B.
    Journal Article (refereed)