14 November, 2012 ESSC Brown Bag/Climate Dynamics Seminar
11:15 am, 529 Walker

Quantitative reconstruction of precipitation in the Pacific Northwest from lake sediment records and mass balance models

Byron Steinman
Meteorology, Penn State

Relevant papers:

Steinman BA, Abbott MB, Mann ME, Stansell ND, Finney BP (2012). 1,500 year quantitative reconstruction of winter precipitation in the Pacific Northwest. Proc. Natl. Acad. of Sci. 109:11619–11623.

Steinman BA, Rosenmeier MF, Abbott MB (2010). The isotopic and hydrologic response of small, closed-basin lakes to climate forcing from predictive models: Simulations of stochastic and mean state precipitation variations. Limnol Oceanogr 55:2246–2261.