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Chris Brierley's presentations


Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, Biology and Paleo Environment Seminars Bristol, 8th September 2014 - "Pliocene Tropical Dynamics"
AGU Fall Meeting, December 2013 - "Pliocene climate: fleeting past or a blueprint for the future", GC53C-03, Contribution to the session Understanding 400 ppm Climate: Past, Present and Future.
The role of oceans in climate uncertainty, BIRS workshop, Banff, CA, October 2013 - "Could slab model emulation be a useful tool in ocean uncertainty quantification?"

2nd workshop on Pliocene climate, Bristol, September 2013 - "Patterns of early Pliocene warmth: testing potential mechanisms"
4th WGNE workshop on systematic errors in weather and climate models, Met. Office, April 2013. "Simple measures of structural climate change" WGNE_2013_poster_thumbnail
University of East Anglia, School of Environmental Sciences, November 2012 - "Measurement and mechanisms of a structural climate change in the Early Pliocene" - in the Atmosphere, Ocean and Climate Seminar Series
University of Nottingham, Geography, November 2012 - "Structural climate change and the Early Pliocene" - Physical Geography Seminars
London Palaeoclimate Group, November 2012 - "An Introduction to PMIP3"
University of Edinburgh, School of GeoSciences, November 2012 - "Lessons from the warm Early Pliocene" - in the Global Change Seminar Series
Imperial College London, Physics, October 2012 - "Structural Climate Change" - in the Space & Atmosphere Physics Seminar Series.

EGU Spring Meeting, April 2012 - "Can inter-ocean gateways explain long-term cooling since the early Pliocene?", EGU2012-5484, Poster in Session CL4.2/OS1.3

Also presented at Palaeoclimate Modelling Intercomparison Project, Phase 3 Workshop at Crewe, May 2012


University of Bristol, Geography, April 2012 - "Equatorial Temperature Gradients and Human Evolution"

Also presented as subsidiary talk at Brown University, March 2012

Brown University, Geological Sciences, March 2012 - "Beyond conventional climate sensitivity: understanding early Pliocene warmth"

Also presented at University of Exeter, College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, May 2012, in a modified form.

University College London, Geography, November 2011 - "Ice Age Tropical Cyclones" - in the Physical Geography Seminar Series
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Geosciences, June 2011 - "Comparing hypotheses for Pliocene tropical warmth"
University of Southern California, Earth Sciences, April 2011 - "Better climate predictions using hindsight"
AGU Fall Meeting, December 2010 - "The relative role of temperature gradients in the Pliocene climate", PP11G-03, Invited contribution to the session The Early Pliocene Warm Period as an Analog for Future Warmth.
AGU Fall Meeting, December 2010 - "Tropical Cyclones at the Last Glacial Maximum" Poster in session GC51G AGU2010.GC51G-0813.thumb.jpg
Luncheon with the Postdocs, Yale Geology & Geophysics, April 2010 - "Vertical Mixing and the Ocean Circulation"
Ocean Sciences, 2010 - "Extratropical Hurricane Mixing and the Equatorial Cold Tongue", PO45W-04 in the session Theory and Modeling of the Equatorial Ocean. Also presented at the Department of Energy meeting in Gaithersburg in April 2010. OceanSciences.poster_thumb.jpg
AGU Fall Meeting, 2009 - "Understanding Weak Low-Latitude SST Gradients and the Ocean Warm Pool Expansion in the Early Pliocene", PP11G-08 in the session The heat is on: past, present and future climate change in the Indo-Pacific warm pool.
University of Michigan Geological Sciences, Seminar, November 2009 - "Tropical Cyclones and the climate of the Pliocene"
Ocean-Atmosphere Energy Transport workshop, Caltech, November 2009 - "Extratropical Mixing, Ocean Temperatures and Heat Transport". Poster Caltech.poster_thumb.jpg
Graduate School of Oceanography at University of Rhode Island, Invited Seminar, July 2009 - "Implications of the Vast Pliocene Warmpool"
Yale's Atmosphere, Ocean and Climate Dynamics group, March 2009 - "Temperature Gradients and Glaciation"
Yale's Atmosphere, Ocean and Climate Dynamics group, October 2008 - "The Curious Case of the Pliocene Climate"
Pliocene Model Intercomparison Workshop, June 2008 - "Greatly Expanded Warmpool and the onset of Glacial Cycles". Poster
Pliocene Model Intercomparison Workshop, June 2008 - "Greatly expanded warmpool, permanent El Nino and weaker Hadley circulation in the early Pliocene". Oral presentation given on behalf of Alexey Fedorov
AGU Fall Meeting December 2007 - "Permanent El Nino Conditions and the Meridional Expansion of the Tropical Ocean Warm-Water Pool in the Early Pliocene: Modeling Global Impacts with an Atmospheric GCM". Poster: PP43C-1531 AGU_fm07_poster_thumb.jpg
Luncheon with the Postdocs, 2007 - "Ensembles, Uncertainty and Climate Projections"
Departmental Seminar, Uni. of Reading, June 2006. "Ocean Model Uncertainty"
Chapa Club 2006 - "Spatial Patterns of Climate Change in HadCM3" This presents the ensemble mean patterns from my perturbed ocean physics ensemble. The results are the average of year 61-80 from an 1% increase in carbon dioxide, so are centred on the time of CO2 doubling. It has a useful list of references for HadCM3 and climate change in it.
AGU Ocean Sciences, 2006 - "Incorporating and Quantifying Ocean Uncertainty in Ensemble Climate Prediction", OS52P-05 in the session on Ocean Convection, Heat Transport and Storage, and Climate.
Reading University's Ocean Research Group 2nd February 2006 - "The Relative Certainty of Ocean Parameters"
Royal Meteorological Society biennial conference, 2005 - "Including Ocean Model Uncertainties in Climate Predictions"
Departmental Poster Session, October 2005 - "The effect of Isopycnal Mixing in HadCM3"
Chapa Club October 2005 "Opal Fruits: made to make your mouth water"
Earth System Sciences Summer School, September 2004 - Ocean Model Uncertainty I created this early on, and it describes why ocean model uncertainty exists.