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Extreme sea levels at different global warming levels

Claudia Tebaldi, Roshanka Ranasinghe, Michalis Vousdoukas, D. J. Rasmussen, Ben Vega-Westhoff, Ebru Kirezci, Robert E. Kopp, Ryan Sriver & Lorenzo Mentaschi DOI: 10.1038/s41558-021-01127-1 Abstract: The Paris agreement focused global climate mitigation policy on limiting global warming to 1.5 or 2 °C above pre-industrial levels. Consequently, projections of hazards and risk are…

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Assistant Professor in Climate Applications

The George Mason University, Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Earth Sciences (AOES) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Climate Applications. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who…

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Faculty/Postdoc Positions

Open Rank Faculty Positions University of Virginia The University of Virginia seeks applicants for an Open Rank- tenure/tenure track position in the broad area of “smart cities and landscapes” as part of a cluster hire in environmental resilience being coordinated through the pan-university Environmental Resilience Institute. https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UVAJobs/job/Charlottesville-VA/Open-Rank-Faculty-Position-in-Environmental-Resilience-and-Equity_R0020593?source=HigherEdJobs  Princeton University The…

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Water storage and release policies for all large reservoirs of conterminous United States

Sean W.D.Turner, Jennie Clarice Steyaert, Laura Condon and Nathalie Voisin DOI: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2021.126843 Abstract: Large-scale hydrological and water resource models (LHMs) require water storage and release schemes to represent flow regulation by reservoirs. Owing to a lack of observed reservoir operations, state-of-the-art LHMs deploy a generic reservoir scheme that may fail…

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Multiscale effects masked the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on electricity demand in the United States

Casey D. Burleyson, Aowabin Rahman, Jennie S. Rice, Amanda D.Smith and Nathalie Voisin DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2021.117711 Abstract: Shelter-in-place orders and business closures related to COVID-19 changed the hourly profile of electricity demand and created an unprecedented source of uncertainty for the grid. The potential for continued shifts in electricity profiles has…

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Characterizing the Non-linear Interactions Between Tide, Storm Surge, and River Flow in the Delaware Bay Estuary, United States

Ziyu Xiao, Zhaoqing Yang, Taiping Wang, Ning Sun, Mark Wigmosta and David Judi DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2021.715557 Abstract: Low-lying coastal areas in the mid-Atlantic region are prone to compound flooding resulting from the co-occurrence of river floods and coastal storm surges. To better understand the contribution of non-linear tide-surge-river interactions to compound…

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