Publications

* Vano, J.A., B. Udall, D.R. Cayan, J.T. Overpeck, L.D. Brekke, T. Das, H.C. Hartmann, H.G. Hidalgo, M. Hoerling, G.J. McCabe, K. Morino, R.S. Webb, K. Werner, and D.P. Lettenmaier. 2014: Understanding Uncertainties in Future Colorado River Streamflow, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 95, 59-78, 10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00228.1.

* Vano, J.A. and D.P. Lettenmaier. 2014:  A sensitivity-based approach to evaluating future changes in Colorado River Discharge, Climatic Change,122:4, 621-634, doi: 10.1007/s10584-013-1023-x

* Dalton, M.M, Shell, K.M., Comparison of Short-Term and Long-Term Radiative Feedbacks and Variability in Twentieth-Century Global Climate Model Simulations, J. Climate, 26, 10051–10070, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00564.1

* Moss, R.H., G. A. Meehl, M. C. Lemos, J. B. Smith, J. R. Arnold, J. C. Arnott, D. Behar, G. P. Brasseur, S. B. Broomell, A. J. Busalacchi, S. Dessai, K. L. Ebi, J. A. Edmonds, J. Furlow, L. Goddard, H. C. Hartmann, J. W. Hurrell, J. W. Katzenberger, D. M. Liverman, P. W. Mote, S. C. Moser, A. Kumar, R. S. Pulwarty, E. A. Seyller, B. L. Turner II, W. M. Washington, and T. J. Wilbanks, Hell and High Water: Practice-Relevant Adaptation Science, Science 8 November 2013: 342 (6159), 696-698. [DOI:10.1126/science.1239569]

*Mote et al. 2014. The Northwest: Chapter 21 in the US National Climate Assessment.

*Jaeger, W.K., A.J. Plantinga, H. Chang, K. Dello, G. Grant, D. Hulse, J. McDonnell, S. Lancaster, H. Moradkhani A.T. Morzillo, P. Mote, A. Nolin, M. Santelmann, J. Wu, 2013. Toward a formal definition of water scarcity in natural-human systems. Water Resources Research. In press

*Bumbaco, K.A. , K.D. Dello, N.A. Bond. 2013. History of Pacific Northwest Heat Waves: Synoptic Pattern and Trends. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology. In press

OCCRI Director Dr. Phil Mote is a co-author of the chapter *Observations: the cryosphere. In Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

*Climate Change in the Northwest. Mote et al. 2013. Chapter 2 in Climate Change in the Northwest: Implications for Our Landscapes, Waters, and Communities.

*National Research Council 2012. Sea-Level Rise for the Coasts of California, Oregon, and Washington: Past, Present, and Future.

OCCRI Faculty Research Assistant Kathie Dello, with assistance from IWW Cally Whitman, prepared a report for Oregon State University’s Institute for Water and Watersheds (IWW) entitled Water and Climate in the Pacific Northwest. 8/2012.

OCCRI’s Dr. Phil Mote and Dr. David Rupp co-authored “Did human influence on climate make the 2011 Texas drought more probable?” in Explaining Extreme Events of 2011 from a Climate Perspective. 6/2012.

Climate Change Impact Assessment for Surface Transportation in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska, Oregon Transportation Research and Education Consortium/Washington State Dept. of Transportation.

Guidelines for constructing climate scenarios. Mote et al. 2011. EOS, Transactions.

OCCRI Faculty Research Assistant Kathie Dello co-authored an article entitled “Building Resiliency from Climate Impacts into Oregon Agricultural Systems: Strategies and Challenges” for the June 2011 (92:31) issue of “Rural Connections”, a publication of the Western Rural Development Center. See pp. 57-60.

Dr. Philip Mote, Director of OCCRI, co-authors an article entitled “Guidelines for Constructing Climate Scenarios” for the August 2, 2011 (92:31) issue of the American Geophysical Union’s periodical EOS.

Oregon House Bill 3543
This bill created the Oregon Global Warming Commission and the Oregon Climate Change Research Institute. Section 15 pertains specifically to OCCRI.

“Climate Change and Oregon”
A short article that highlights potential impacts to the state of Oregon as a result of climate change.

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