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CSP Funded Projects


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Water and Climate Change (WACC): Building community consensus for a sustainable future for Iowa and the world.
William J. Gutowski
ISU College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Strategic Research Initiative
K. Franz, W. W. Simpkins, A. Wanamaker
J. Goodwin, C. R. Rehmann, L. Tesfatsion

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CORDEX empirical / statistical downscaling workshops: Establishing a foundation for climate-stakeholder interaction in Africa.
William J. Gutowski
National Science Foundation

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Physical behavior of precipitation extremes in CMIP5 GCMs and observations.
William J. Gutowski
National Science Foundation - RAPID

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Construction of a continuous, high resolution and absolutely-dated marine chronology from the Gulf of Maine during the last millennium.
Alan D. Wanamaker Jr.
National Science Foundation

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Arctic extreme temperature and precipitation - Detection and projection
of their climatic change and physical causes.
William J. Gutowski
National Science Foundation

Wieslaw Maslowski (Naval Postgraduate School), John Cassano (University of Colorado in Boulder), Dennis P. Lettenmaier (University of Washington)
 

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Multi-RCM Ensemble Downscaling of NCEP CFS Seasonal Forecasts
(MRED)
Raymond W. Arritt
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Climate Program Office
C. J. Anderson, W. J. Gutowski, Jr., E. S. Takle

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Climate Change Effects on Trophic Interactions in Montane Meadow
Systems.
Diane M. Debinski
Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research

Jill Sherwood (graduate student) and Matt Germino (Idaho State University)

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The North American Regional Climate Change Assessment Program
(NARCCAP) -- Using Multiple GCMs and RCMs to Simulate Future
Climates and Their Uncertainty.
William J. Gutowski, Jr.
National Science Foundation
E. S. Takle, and R. W. Arritt

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Past and future scenario climate for the state of Mississippi.
Eugene S. Takle
National Center for Asphalt Technology

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Design of a meteorological model ensemble forecasting system for
improved wind energy forecasting.
William A. Gallus
MidAmerican Energy Company
E. S. Takle

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Sustainability of crop yields and wind power in Iowa under expansion of
wind farms.
Moti Segal
Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research, University of Iowa
E. S. Takle, Dan Rajewski

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Wind Forecast Model Validation and Improvement for the Central U.S.
William A. Gallus
U.S. Department of Energy
E. S. Takle, M. Segal, P. Caragea, and J. McCalley

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Optimizing Wind and Biomass Energy Production in an Intensely Managed
Agricultural Landscape.
Eugene S. Takle
Ames Laboratory, DOE
R. Elmore, W. A. Gallus, Jr., J. Hatfield, P. Pedersen, M. Segal, and S. E.
Taylor

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Development and evaluation of downscaling tools for near-surface flow.
Eugene S. Takle
National Science Foundation

Sara Pryor, Indiana University

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Development of a Future "Typical Meteorological Year."
Eugene S. Takle
Center for Building Energy Research

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Characterizing Uncertainty in the Impact of Global Climate Change on
Large River Fishes: Missouri River Sturgeon Example
Christopher J. Anderson
U. S. Geological Survey/ NCCWSC