Dr. John F. Scinocca

Canadian Centre for Climate Modelling and Analysis

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Research Scientist
Canadian Centre for Climate Modelling and Analysis
SCI A227
Telephone: 250-363-8240
Fax: 250-363-8247
Email: John.Scinocca@ec.gc.ca

Research Interests

  • Dynamics, Physical parameterizations.

Publications

Peer-Reviewed Papers

2010

  • Monahan, A.H., B. Khouider, N.A. McFarlane, J.F. Scinocca, and K. von Salzen, 2010: Stochastic and Probabilistic Methods for Ocean, Atmosphere, and Climate Dynamics. BAMS, (submitted).
  • John Austin, J. Scinocca, D. Plummer, L. Oman, D. Waugh, H. Akiyoshi, S. Bekki, P. Braesicke, N. Butchart, M. Chipperfield, D. Cugnet, M. Dameris, S. Dhomse, V. Eyring, S. Frith, R.R. Garcia, H. Garny, A. Gettelman, S. C. Hardiman, D. Kinnison, J.F. Lamarque, E. Mancini, M. Marchand, M. Michou, O. Morgenstern, T. Nakamura, S. Pawson, G. Pitari, J. Pyle, E. Rozanov, T.G. Shepherd, K. Shibata, R. Stolarski, H. Teyssedre, R.J. Wilson, Y.Yamashita, 2010: The decline and recovery of total column ozone using a multi-model time series analysis. J. Geophys. Res. (submitted).
  • McLandress, C., A.I. Jonsson,D.A. Plummer,M.C. Reader, J.F. Scinocca, T.G. Shepherd, 2010: Separating the effects of climate change and ozone depletion and recovery on the dynamics of the Southern Hemisphere stratosphere. J. Clim. (submitted).
  • Scinocca, J.F., D.B. Stephenson, T. C. Bailey, and J. Austin, 2010: Estimates of past and future ozone trends from multi-model simulations using a flexible smoothing spline methodology. J. Geophys. Res. (submitted).
  • Austin, J, H. Struthers, J. Scinocca, D. Plummer, J.F. Lamarque, R. Garcia, A. Gettelman, D. Kinnison, H. Akiyoshi, T.G. Shepherd, M. Michou, F. Cheroux, H. Teyssedre, M. Dameris, H. Garny, A. Baumgartner, C. Bruhl, P. Jockel, S. Pawson, R. Stolarski, S. Frith, S. Bekki, K. Shibata, D. Smale,O. Morgenstern, G. Bodeker, E. Rozanov, T. Peter, E. Mancini, G. Pitari, M. Chippereld, S. Dhomse, N. Butchart, S. Hardiman, P. Braesicke, J. Pyle, 2010: Simulations of the Antarctic ozone hole. J. Geophys. Res. (submitted).
  • Scinocca, J.F. and B.R. Sutherland, 2010: Self-Acceleration in the Parameterization of Orographic Gravity-Wave Drag. J. Atmos. Sci. (in review).
  • Orr, A., P. Bechtold, J.F. Scinocca, M. Ern and M. Janiskova, 2010: Improved Middle Atmosphere Climate and Forecasts in the ECMWF Model Through a non-orographic Gravity Wave Drag Parametrization. J. Clim. (in review).
  • Christian, J. R., V. K. Arora, G. J. Boer, C. Curry, K. Zahariev, K. Denman, G. Flato, W. Lee, W. Merryfield, N. Roulet, and J. Scinocca, 2010: The global carbon cycle in the CCCma earth system model CanESM1: preindustrial control simulation. J. Geophys. Res. (in review).
  • Merryfield, W, G.J. Boer, S. Kharin, W.S. Lee, B. Pal, and J.F. Scinocca, 2010: The first Coupled Historical Forecasting Project (CHFP1). Atmos. Ocean (in review)
  • Morgenstern, O., M. A. Giorgetta, K. Shibata, V. Eyring, D. Waugh, T. G. Shepherd, H. Akiyoshi, J. Austin, A. Baumgartner, S. Bekki, P. Braesicke, C. Bruhl, M. P. Chipperfield, M. Dameris, S. Frith, H. Garny, A. Gettelman, S. C. Hardiman, M. Hegglin, A. Jonsson, D. Kinnison, J.-F. Lamarque, E. Manzini, M. Michou, E. Nielsen, G. Pitari, E. Rozanov, J. F. Scinocca, D. Smale, S. Strahan, M. Toohey, W. Tian, 2010: A review of CCMVal-2 models and simulations, J. Geophys. Res. (submitted).
  • Hegglin, M.I., A. Gettelman, P. Hoor, R. Krichevsky, G.L. Manney, L. Pan, S-W. Son, G. Stiller, S. Tilmes, K.A. Walker, V. Eyring, T.G. Shepherd, D. Waugh, J. Austin, J.F. Lamarque, H. Akiyoshi, D. Plummer, J. Scinocca, M. Michou, F. Cheroux, H. Teyssedre, M. Dameris, H. Garny, A. Baumgaertner, C. Bruh, P. Jockel, S. Pawson, R. Stolarski, S. Frith, S. Bekki, K. Shibata, D. Smale, E. Rozanov, T. Peter, E. Mancini, G. Pitari, M. Chipperfield, S. Dhomse, W. Tian, N. Butchart, S. C. Hardiman, P. Braesike, O. Morgenstern, J.A. Pyle, R. Garcia D.E. Kinnison, 2010: Multi-Model Assessment of the Upper Troposphere and Lower Stratosphere: Extra-tropics, J. Geophys. Res. (submitted).
  • Gerber, E.P., M.P. Baldwin, H. Akiyoshi, J. Austin, S. Bekki, P. Braesicke, N. Butchart, M. Chipperfield, M. Dameris, S. Dhomse, S.M. Firth, R. R. Garcia, H. Garny, A. Gettelman, S. C. Hardiman, Olaf Morgenstern, J.E. Nielsen, S. Pawson, T. Peter, D.A. Plummer, J.A. Pyle, E. Rozanov, J.F. Scinocca, Theodore G. Shepherd, and D. Smale, 2010: Stratosphere-Troposphere Coupling and Annular Mode Variability in Chemistry-Climate Models, J. Geophys. Res. (submitted).
  • Gettelman, A., M. I. Hegglin, S-W. Son, J. Kim, M. Fujiwara, T. Birner, S. Kremser, M. Rex, J. A. Anel, J. Austin, J. F. Lamarque, H. Akiyoshi, D. Plummer, T. G. Shepherd, J. Scinocca, M. Michou, H. Teyss`edre, M. Dameris, H. Garny , C. Bruhl, P. Jockel, S. Pawson, S. Bekki, K. Shibata, D. Smale1, E. Rozanov, E. Mancini, G. Pitari, O. Morgenstern, M. Chipperfield, S. Dhomse, W. Tian, N. Butchart, S. C. Hardiman, P. Braesike, J. A. Pyle, D. E. Kinnison, 2010: Multi-model Assessment of the Upper Troposphere and Lower Stratosphere: Tropics and Trends, J. Geophys. Res. (submitted)
  • Morgenstern, O., H. Akiyoshi, S. Bekki, P. Braesicke, N. Butchart, M. P. Chipperfield, D. Cugnet, M. Deushi, S. S. Dhomse, R. Garcia, A. Gettelman, N. P. Gillett, S. C. Hardiman, J. Jumelet, D. Kinnison, J.-F. Lamarque, F. Lott, M. Marchand, M. Michou, T. Nakamura, D. Olivi´e, S. Pawson, T. Peter, D. Plummer, J. A. Pyle4, E. Rozanov, D. Saint-Martin, J. Scinocca, K. Shibata, M. Sigmond, D. Smale1, H. Teyss`edre, W. Tian, A. Voldoire, Y. Yamashita, 2010: Anthropogenic forcing of the Northern Annular Mode in CCMVal-2 models. J. Geophys. Res. (in review).
  • Butchart, N., I. Sonia, V. Eyring, D. W. Waugh, H. Akiyoshi, J. AUSTIN, C. Bruhl, M. P. Chipperfield, E. Cordero, M. Dameris, R. Deckert, S. Demo's, S. M. Frith, R. R.Garcia, Gettelman, M. A. Giorgetta, D. E. Kinnison, F. Li, E. Mancini, C. McLandress, S. Pawson, G. Pitari, D. A. Plummer, E. Rozanov, F. Sassi, J. F. Scinocca, T. G. Shepherd, K. Shibata, and W. Tian, 2010: Chemistry-Climate Model Simulations of 21st Century Stratospheric Climate and Circulation Changes. J. Clim. (in review).
  • Austin, J. and J.F. Scinocca, lead authors of Chapter 9: "Long Term Projections of Stratospheric Ozone". SPARC (Stratospheric Processes and their Role in Climate), SPARC Chemistry-Climate Model Validation, edited by V. Eyring, T. G. Shepherd and D. Waugh, World Climate Research Programme Report Number ???, SPARC Report Number 5, Toronto, Canada, 2010 (in press).
  • Anstey, J., T.G. Shepherd, and J.F. Scinocca, 2010: Influence of the quasi-biennial oscillation on the extratropical winter stratosphere in an atmospheric general circulation model and in reanalysis data. J. Amos. Sci., (accepted), DOI: 10.1175/2009JAS3292.1.
  • Sigmond, M. and J.F. Scinocca, 2010: The influence of basic state on the Northern Hemisphere circulation response to climate change. J. Clim., (accepted), DOI: 10.1175/2009JCLI3167.1.

2009

2008

2007

  • Eyring, V., D. W. Waugh, G. E. Bodeker, E. Cordero, H. Akiyoshi, J. Austin, S. R. Beagley, B. Boville, P. Braesicke, C. Brühl, N. Butchart, M. P. Chipperfield, M. Dameris, R. Deckert, M. Deushi, S. M. Frith, R. R. Garcia, A. Gettelman, M. Giorgetta, D. E. Kinnison, E. Mancini, E. Manzini, D. R. Marsh, S. Matthes, T. Nagashima, P. A. Newman, J. E. Nielsen, S. Pawson, G. Pitari, D. A. Plummer, E. Rozanov, M. Schraner, J. F. Scinocca, K. Semeniuk, T. G. Shepherd, K. Shibata, B. Steil, R. Stolarski, W. Tian, and M. Yoshiki, Multimodel projections of stratospheric ozone in the 21st century, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D16303, doi:10.1029/2006JD008332, 2007.
  • Khouider, B., A. H. Monahan, N. A. McFarlane, J. F. Scinocca, K. von Salzen, 2008: Tropical Multiscale Convective Systems: Theory, Modeling, and Observations. Bull. Amer. Met. Soc., 90, 379--383. DOI:10.1175/2008BAMS2565.1.  
  • Sigmond, M., P. J. Kushner, and J. F. Scinocca, 2007: Discriminating robust and non-robust atmospheric circulation responses to global warming, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D20121, doi:10.1029/2006JD008270.

2006

  • Curry, C. L., N. A. McFarlane, and J. F. Scinocca, 2006: Relaxing the Well-Mixed Greenhouse Gas Approximation in Climate Simulations: Consequences for Stratospheric Climate, J. Geophys. Res., 111, D08104, doi:10.1029/2005JD006670.
  • Lorant, V., N.A. McFarlane, J.F. Scinocca, and R. Laprise, 2006: Variability of Precipitation Intensity : Sensitivity to Treatment of Moist Convection in a GCM and an RCM. Climate Dynamics 26, 183--200.
  • Li, J., J.F. Scinocca, N. McFarlane, K. v. Salzen , L. Solheim, and M. Lazare, 2006: Ocean Surface Albedo Schemes and Their Impacts on Climate Modelling. J. Clim., 19, 2665-2690.  
  • Lin, J., G.N. Kiladis, B.E. Mapes, K.M. Weickmann, K.R. Sperber, W. Lin, M. Wheeler and J.F. Scinocca, 2006: Tropical Intraseasonal Variability in 14 IPCC AR4 Climate Models Part I: Convective Signals. J. Clim., 26, 182--200.

2000-2005

  • McLandress, C., and J.F. Scinocca, 2005: The GCM response to current parameterizations of non-orographic gravity wave drag. J. Atmos. Sci., 62, 2394--2413.  Portable Fortran version of parameterization  
  • Scinocca J.F., and N.A. McFarlane, 2004: The variability of modelled tropical precipitation. J. Atmos. Sci., 61, 1993--2015.
  • Scinocca J.F., 2003: An accurate spectral Nonorographic gravity wave drag parameterization for general circulation models. J. Atmos. Sci., 60, 667--682. Portable Fortran version of parameterization  
  • Scinocca J.F., 2002: The effect of back-reflection in the parametrization of non-orographic gravity-wave drag. J. Meteorol. Soc. Japan, 80, 939--962. Portable Fortran version of parameterization  
  • Haynes, P.H., J.F. Scinocca and M. Greenslade 2001: Formation of the mid-latitude tropopause through the action of baroclinic eddies. J. Geophys. Lett., 28, 4179--4182.
  • Scinocca, J.F. and R. Ford, 2000: The nonlinear forcing of large-scale internal gravity waves by stratified shear instability. J. Atmos. Sci., 57, 653--672.
  • Scinocca J.F., and N.A. McFarlane, 2000: The parameterization of drag induced by stratified flow over anisotropic orography. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 126, 2353--2393. Portable Fortran version of parameterization.  

1989-1999

Book Chapters/ Special Publications

  • Austin, J. and J.F. Scinocca, lead authors of Chapter 9: "Long Term Projections of Stratospheric Ozone". SPARC (Stratospheric Processes and their Role in Climate), SPARC Chemistry-Climate Model Validation, edited by V. Eyring, T. G. Shepherd and D. Waugh, World Climate Research Programme Report Number ???, SPARC Report Number 5, Toronto, Canada, 2010 (in press).
  • Kushner, P.J., J. Austin, M.P. Baldwin, N. Butchart, M.A. Giorgetta, P.H. Haynes, E. Manzini, N.A. McFarlane, O. O'Neill, J. Perlwitz, L.M. Polvani, W.A. Robinson, F. Sassi, J.F Scinocca, and T.G. Shepherd: The SPARC DynVar Project: A SPARC Project on the Dynamics and Variability of the Coupled Stratosphere-Troposphere, SPARC Newsletter 29, July 2007.
  • contributing author to Chapter 8 "Climate Models and Their Evaluation." In: Climate Change 2007: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Solomon, S., S. Qin, M. Manning, Z. Chen, M. Marquis, K.B. Averyt, M. Tignor and H.L. Miller (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA (2007).
  • contributing author to Chapter 8 "Climate Models and Their Evaluation." In: Climate Change 2007: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Solomon, S., S. Qin, M. Manning, Z. Chen, M. Marquis, K.B. Averyt, M. Tignor and H.L. Miller (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA (2007)
  • McFarlane, N.A., J. F. Scinocca, M. Lazare, R. Harvey, D. Verseghy, and J. Li, 2005: The CCCma third generation atmospheric general circulation model. CCCma Internal Rep., 25 pp. Scinocca, J.F., 2003: Low-Level Topographic Drag in Atmospheric Flows. In "Near-Boundary Processes and their Parameterization", Proceedings of the 13th 'Aha Huliko'a Hawaiian Winter Workshop. pp. 111-118.
  • Peltier, W.R., and J.F. Scinocca, 1991: Breaking internal waves over isolated topography. In ``Nonlinear phenomena in atmospheric and oceanic sciences'', eds. G.F. Carnevale and R.P. Pierrehumbert. IMA Volumes in Math. and its App., 40, Springer-Verlag, 239--259.