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Julie Caron - Associate Scientist

Research Interests and Activities

My main research interests are climate dynamics and variability, including MJO, ENSO, diurnal cycle of convection, low-level jets, and global and regional climate model representations of these. In my research, I work with CAM, CCSM, and the NRCM as well as numerous observational datasets.

Julie Caron

Publications

2012 Caron J.M. and W.G. Large, On the diurnal cycle of the upper ocean and impacts on precipitation in CESM, in preparation.

2012 Neale, R.,J.M. Caron, and D. Coleman, Climate Variability in the Community Climate System Model Version 4, Journal of Climate, in preparation.

2012 Evans,K.J.,D.C. Bader,J.M. Caron, J.J. Hack, S. Mahajan, M. Maltrud, J. McClean, and R.B. Neale, A spectral transform dynamical core option within the atmospheric component of the Community Earth System Model, submitted.

2012 Bacmeister, J., J.M. Caron, J.E. Truesdale, Exploratory High-resolution climate simulations using the Community Atmosphere Model (CAM),Journal of Climate, submitted.

2012 Meehl, G.A.,J.M. Arblaster, J.M. Caron, H. Annamalai, M. Jochum, A. Chakraborty, and R. Murtugudde, Monsoon regimes and processes in CCSM4, Part 1: The Asian-Australian monsoon, Journal of Climate, 25, 2583-2608.

2012 Hack, J.J., J.E.Truesdale,and J.M.Caron, Evaluation of a Tropical Channel Modeling Framework for the Study of Low Latitude Climate, J. Climate, in preparation.

2010 Ray, P., C. Zhang, M.W. Moncrieff, J. Dudhia, J.M. Caron, L.R. Leung, and C. Bruyere, 2010, Role of the atmospheric mean state on the initiation of the Madden-Julian Oscillation in a tropical channel model. Clim. Dyn., 35, DOI 10.1007/s00382-010-0859-2.

2008 Hurrell, J. J., J. J. Hack, D. Shea, J. M. Caron, and J. Rosinski, A new sea surface temperature and sea ice boundary dataset for the NCAR Community Atmospheric Model, Journal of Climate, 21, pp. 5145-5153.

2006 Hack, James J., Julie M. Caron, G. Danabasoglu, Keith W. Oleson, Cecilia Bitz, and John E. Truesdale CCSM CAM3 Climate Simulation Sensitivity to Changes in Horizontal Resolution, Journal of Climate Special Issue, 19, pp.2267-2289.

2006 Hurrell, J. J., J. J. Hack, A. Phillips, J. M. Caron, and J. Yin The Dynamical Simulation of the Community Atmosphere Model Version 3 (CAM3), Journal of Climate Special Issue, 19, pp.2162-2183.

2005 Kiehl, Jeffrey T., Julie M. Caron, and James J. Hack, 2005: On Using Climate Model Simulations to Assess the Accuracy of MSU Retrieval Methods for Tropospheric Warming Trends, Journal of Climate, 18,No. 14, pp.2533-2539.

2002 Trenberth, Kevin E., David P. Stepaniak, and Julie M. Caron, 2002: Accuracy of atmospheric energy budgets. Journal of Climate, 15, 3343-3360.

2002 Trenberth, K. E., D. P. Stepaniak and J. M. Caron, 2002: Preliminary evaluation of vertically-integrated fluxes of moisture and energy from ERA-40. Workshop on Reanalysis. ECMWF, Reading, 5-9 November 2001. ERA-40 Proj. Rep. Ser. 3, 265-266.

2002 Trenberth, Kevin E., David P. Stepaniak, and Julie M. Caron, 2002: Interannual variations in the atmospheric heat budget. J. Geophys. Res., 107, D8, 10.1029/2000JD000297.

2002 Trenberth, Kevin E., Julie M. Caron, David P. Stepaniak, and Steven Worley, 2002: The evolution of ENSO and global atmospheric temperatures. J. Geophys. Res., 107, D8, 10.1029/2000JD000298.

2001 Trenberth, K. E. and J. M. Caron, 2001: Estimates of meridional atmosphere and ocean heat transports Journal of Climate, 14, 3433-3443.

2001 Trenberth, K. E., J. M. Caron and D. P. Stepaniak, 2001: The Atmospheric Energy Budget and Implications for Surface Fluxes and Ocean Heat Transports Climate Dynamics, 17, 259-276.

2000 Trenberth, K. E., and J. M. Caron 2000: The Southern Oscillation Revisited: Sea level pressures, surface temperatures and precipitation Journal of Climate, 13, 4358-4365.

1999 Trenberth, Kevin E., David P. Stepaniak, and Julie M.Caron, 1999: The global monsoon. Proc. Second International Conference on Reanalyses, 23 to 27 August 1999, Wokefield Park, Mortimer, Reading, U.K., WCRP-109, WMO/TD-No 985, 313-316.

2000 Trenberth, K. E., D. P. Stepaniak, and J. M. Caron, 2000: The global monsoon as seen through the divergent atmospheric circulation Journal of Climate, 13, 3969-3993.

1998 Caron, J.M. and J.J. O'Brien, 1998: The Generation of Synthetic Sea Surface Temperature Data for the Equatorial Pacific Ocean, Monthly Weather Review, 126, pp. 2809-2821.

Corrigendum, 1999: Monthly Weather Review,127.

1996 Mean Diurnal Patterns for Select Stations in the TOGA COARE Region. August. Coare-Report 96-2. (with Shawn Smith and David Legler)-COAPS.

1994 Comparison of Digitally Transmitted Surface Meteorology Data and Cruise Report for DBMeteor: Cruise 18. Report WOCEMet 95-1. COAPS.