PAGODA (Horyuji PAGODA in full) stands for “Hydrological cycle understanding via process-based global detection, attribution and prediction”.
PAGODA will address the uncertainties and inconsistencies in modelling the water cycle by:
Quantifying global climate feedbacks, responses and forcing under abrupt and gradual CO2 forcing
Long, DJ and Collins M.
Climate Dynamics, 2013, Volume 41, Issue 9-10, pp 2471-2479
Physically consistent responses of the global atmospheric hydrological cycle in models and observations
Allan, R.P., C. Liu, M. Zahn, D. A. Lavers, E. Koukouvagias and A. Bodas-Salcedo
Surveys in Geophysics, DOI: 10.1007/s10712-012-9213-z, 2013.
Climate warming-related strengthening of the tropical hydrological cycle
Zahn, M. and R. P. Allan
Journal of Climate, 26, p.562-574, 2013.
Fingerprints of changes in annual and seasonal precipitation from CMIP5 models over land and ocean
Balan Sarojini, B., P. A. Stott, E. Black, and D. Polson Geophysical Research Letters, 39, DOI: 10.1029/2012GL053373, 2012.
Professor Pier Luigi Vidale, University of Reading
Dr Eleanor Blyth, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology
Professor Gabriele Hegerl, University of Edinburgh
Professor Mat Collins, University of Exeter
Dr Bob Marsh, National Oceanography Centre
Dr Tim Osborn, University of East Anglia
Dr Richard Allan, University of Reading
Dr Steve Woolnough, University of Reading
Dr Eleanor Highwood, University of Reading
Professor Simon Tett, University of Edinburgh
Professor David Stephenson, University of Exeter (also affiliated to University of Edinburgh)
Dr Emily Black, University of Reading (Scientific Co-ordinator)
Dr Buwen Dong, University of Reading
Dr Thomas Toniazzo, University of Reading
Ms Marie-Estelle Demory, University of Reading
Dr Debbie Polson, University of Edinburgh
Dr David Lister, University of East Anglia
Dr Stan Yip, University of Exeter (also affiliated to University of Edinburgh)
Dr David Long, University of Exeter
Dr Chun Lei, University of Reading
Dr Nikolaos Skliris, National Oceanography Centre
PAGODA collaborators at partner institutions:
Dr Peter Stott, Met Office
Dr Sean Milton, Met Office
Dr Peili Wu, Met Office
Professor Joyce Penner, University of Michigan
Dr Francis Zwiers, Environment Canada
Dr Susan Wijffels, CSIRO