Chapter 2

Observations: Atmosphere and Surface

 

Coordinating Lead Authors

Dennis L. Hartmann

Dennis L. Hartmann

University of Washington

USA

Albert M.G. Klein Tank

Albert M.G. Klein Tank

Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute

Netherlands

Matilde Rusticucci

Matilde Rusticucci

University of Buenos Aires

Argentina

Lead Authors

Lisa V. Alexander

Lisa V. Alexander

University of New South Wales

Australia

Stefan Brönnimann

Stefan Brönnimann

University of Bern

Switzerland

Yassine Abdul-Rahman Charabi

Yassine Abdul-Rahman Charabi

Sultan Qaboos University

Oman

Frank J. Dentener

Frank J. Dentener

European Commission, Joint Research Center

EU

Edward J. Dlugokencky

Edward J. Dlugokencky

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

USA

David R. Easterling

David R. Easterling

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

USA

Alexey Kaplan

Alexey Kaplan

Columbia University

USA

Brian J. Soden

Brian J. Soden

University of Miami

USA

Peter W. Thorne

Peter W. Thorne

NOAA and Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center

USA/Norway

Martin Wild

Martin Wild

ETH Zurich

Switzerland

Panmao Zhai

Panmao Zhai

China Meteorological Administration

China

Review Editors

Jim Hurrell

Jim Hurrell

National Center for Atmospheric Research

USA

José Marengo

José Marengo

National Institute for Space Research

Brazil

Fredolin Tangang

Fredolin Tangang

National University of Malaysia

Malaysia

Pedro Viterbo

Pedro Viterbo

Instituto de Meteorologia

Portugal

Contributing Authors

  • Robert Adler – USA
  • Richard Allan – UK
  • Robert Allan – UK
  • Donald Blake – USA
  • Owen Cooper – USA
  • Aiguo Dai – USA
  • Robert Davis – USA
  • Sean Davis – USA
  • Markus Donat – Australia
  • Vitali Fioletov – Canada
  • Erich Fischer – Switzerland
  • Leopold Haimberger – Austria
  • Ben Ho – USA
  • John Kennedy – UK
  • Elizabeth Kent – UK
  • Stefan Kinne – Germany
  • James Kossin – USA
  • Norman Loeb – USA
  • Carl Mears – USA
  • Christopher Merchant – UK
  • Steve Montzka – USA
  • Colin Morice – UK
  • Cathrine Lund Myhre – Norway
  • Joel Norris – USA
  • David Parker – UK
  • Bill Randel – USA
  • Andreas Richter – Germany
  • Matthew Rigby – UK
  • Ben Santer – USA
  • Dian Seidel – USA
  • Tom Smith – USA
  • David B. Stephenson – UK
  • Ryan Teuling – Netherlands
  • Junhong Wang – USA
  • Xiaolan Wang – Canada
  • Ray Weiss – USA
  • Kate Willett – UK
  • Simon Wood – UK