36th Conference on Climate Variability and Change

Abstract Information

Abstracts are closed! The deadline was 31 August 2022 at 11:59 PM EDT.

Abstract Fee and Author Instructions
All presenters must also register for the meeting.

The 36th Conference on Climate Variability and Change is sponsored by the American Meteorological Society and organized by the AMS Committee on Climate Variability and Change.

Call for Papers

  • African Climate Variability and Change;
  • Clouds, Radiation, and Climate Sensitivity;
  • El Niño Southern Oscillation: Dynamics, Prediction and Projection;
  • Explaining Extreme Events from a Climate Perspective;
  • Frontiers in Earth System Modeling: Bridging the Gap Between Weather, Climate, and Impacts;
  • Heat Waves: Mechanisms, Predictability and Prediction;
  • Land Use and Land Cover Change—Interactions with Weather and Climate;
  • Large-Scale Atmospheric Dynamics and Climate: Jet Streams, Storm Tracks, Stationary Waves, and Monsoons;
  • Modeling the Physical, Transition, and Liability Risk from Climate Change;
  • Monsoon Dynamics: Variability, Change and Impacts;
  • Multiyear to Decadal Climate Variability: Mechanisms, Predictability and Prediction;
  • Other Topics On Climate Variability And Change;
  • Recognizing Lisa Goddard's Contributions to Climate Predictions and Services;

  • Risk of Climate Change and Natural Hazards in the Urban Context;
  • Security and Resilience Applications with Global Earth System Models;
  • Solutions-oriented Climate Research: Sustainability, Adaptation, and Climate Justice (Panel Discussion);
  • Statistics and Machine Learning for Climate Science;
  • Stratosphere-troposphere Coupling and Links to Climate Across Time Scales;
  • Subseasonal-to-Seasonal (S2S) Climate Predictability, Prediction, and Applications;
  • Towards deeper understanding of Atlantic multidecadal variability and its impacts;
  • Updates on IPCC AR6 WG1/2/3: What Have We Learned from AR6 and How Do We Prepare for the Next Assessment Reports? (Panel Discussion);
  • Winter Weather in a Warming World 

Joint Sessions

  • Atmospheric Rivers: Processes, Impacts, and Communicating Uncertainty (Joint between the 36th Conference on Climate Variability and Change and the 11th Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation's Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events);
  • Extreme Climate Anomalies during 2021 and 2022: Attributions, Impacts, Predictions, and Decision Support Services (Joint between the 36th Conference on Climate Variability and Change and the 11th Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation's Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events);
  • Extreme Precipitation (Joint between the 37th Conference on Hydrology and the 36th Conference on Climate Variability and Change);
  • Impacts in the Coastal Environment due to Climate Change (Joint between the 36th Conference on Climate Variability and Change and the 21st Symposium on the Coastal Environment) 
  • Land-Atmosphere Interactions (Joint between the 37th Conference on Hydrology and the 36th Conference on Climate Variability and Change);
  • Panel on Climate, Environment, Health, and Early Warning (Joint between the 14th Conference on Environment and Health and the 36th Conference on Climate Variability and Change); 
  • Toward Hydrologically Useful and Actionable Climate and Weather Model Output: Development, Evaluation, and Applications of Downscaling and Bias Correction Methods (Joint between the 37th Conference on Hydrology and the 36th Conference on Climate Variability and Change);
  • Upper tropospheric and stratospheric processes (Joint between the 25th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry and the 36th Conference on Climate Variability and Change);
  • Weather And Climate Predictions For Coastal Regions (Joint between the 21st Symposium on the Coastal Environment and the 36th Conference on Climate Variability and Change) 

Student Award Opportunities

The Climate Variability and Change Committee welcomes abstract submissions from students. Awards will recognize four outstanding oral and four outstanding poster presentations given by students. To be eligible for the awards, you must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at a university, and you also must be the lead author and presenter of the work. Registrants should indicate their eligibility for student awards when submitting their abstracts.

Conference Contacts

For additional information, please contact the program chairs: Bing Pu (bpu@ku.edu) and Chris Forest (cef13@psu.edu).