Climate change scenarios in CORDEX domains


Organizers: Cecilia Conde, chair (UNAM, Mexico), Tereza Cavazos, chair (CICESE, Mexico), Landy Sánchez (El Colegio de México)

research SESSION

TUESDAY - Sie Complex Room 1020

4:45 PM-4:50 PM
Introduction

4:50 PM-5:10 PM
Overview of CORDEX downscaling experiments over South America for regional climate change assessment
PRESENTATION
Invited Speaker: Silvina Alicia Solman, University of Buenos Aires-CONICET

5:10 PM-5:30 PM
The Sensitivity of Regional Climate Projections to SSP-Based Land Use Changes in the North American CORDEX Domain
Invited Speaker: Melissa Bukovsky, National Center for Atmospheric Research

5:30 PM-5:50 PM
Precipitation extremes under various climate change scenarios over south peninsular India using CORDEX-SA models
Koteswara Rao, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology

5:50 PM-6:10 PM
Climate change projections from Coupled Model Intercomparison Project phase 5 multi-model weighted ensembles for Mexico, the North American monsoon, and the mid-summer drought region
Gabriela Colorado-Ruiz, Centro de Investigación Científica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada

6:10 PM-6:30 PM
Discussion

This session focuses on integrated regional climate change scenarios for the Coordinated Regional Downscaling Experiment (CORDEX) domains, considering both physical processes and socioeconomic trajectories that describe the future changes unfolding in these regions. On the one hand, the session seeks presentations on multi-model ensembles, global and regional models intercomparisons, and climate change scenarios based on different Representative Concentration Pathways (RCPs) using dynamical or statistical downscaling techniques. Climate change studies under different scenarios focused on physical processes characteristic of the regions, trends, extreme events, and detection and attribution are encouraged.  On the other hand, studies exploring the coherence between global and regional Shared Socioeconomic Pathways (SSPs), identification of storyline elements, and evaluation of RCP scenarios or SSPs for integrated climate change impacts and adaptation studies in CORDEX domains are also welcome.