Project Scientist I, National Center for Atmospheric Research

Publications

  • (DOI) C. M. Zarzycki (2018), Projecting changes in societally‐impactful northeastern U.S. snowstorms. Geophys. Res. Lett., doi:10.1029/2018GL079820.
  • (DOI) C. M. Zarzycki, [...], et al. (2018), DCMIP2016: the splitting supercell test case. Geosci. Model Dev. Disc., doi:10.5194/gmd-2018-156.
  • (DOI) M. Gross, [...], C. M. Zarzycki, et al. (2018), Physics–dynamics coupling in weather, climate and Earth system models: Challenges and recent progress. Mon. Weat. Rev., 146, 3505-3544, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-17-0345.1.
  • (DOI) A. M. Rhoades, P. A. Ullrich, C. M. Zarzycki, H. Johansen, S. A. Margulis, H. Morrison, Z. Xu, W. D. Collins (2018), Sensitivity of mountain hydroclimate simulations in variable‐resolution CESM to microphysics and horizontal resolution. J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 10, 1357-1380, doi:10.1029/2018MS001326.
  • (DOI) P. H. Lauritzen, [...], C. M. Zarzycki, et al. (2018), NCAR release of CAM‐SE in CESM2.0: A reformulation of the Spectral‐Element dynamical core in dry‐mass vertical coordinates with comprehensive treatment of condensates and energy. J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 10, 1537-1570, doi:10.1029/2017MS001257.
  • (DOI) A. Gettelman, P. Callaghan, V. E. Larson, C. M. Zarzycki, J. Bacmeister, P. H. Lauritzen, P. Bogenschutz, R. Neale (2018), Regional climate simulations with the Community Earth System Model. J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 10, 1245–1265, doi:10.1002/2017MS001227.
  • (DOI) J. Small, R. Msadek, Y. Kwon, J. Booth, C. M. Zarzycki, (2018), Atmosphere surface storm track response to resolved ocean mesoscale in two sets of global climate model experiments. Clim. Dyn., doi:10.1007/s00382-018-4237-9.
  • (DOI) F. He, D. J. Posselt, N. N. Narisetty, C. M. Zarzycki, V. Nair, (2018), Application of multivariate sensitivity analysis techniques to AGCM-simulated tropical cyclones. Mon. Wea. Rev., 146, 2065–2088, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-17-0265.1.
  • (DOI) A. M. Rhoades, P. A. Ullrich, C. M. Zarzycki, (2018), Projecting 21st century snowpack trends in western USA mountains using variable-resolution CESM. Clim. Dyn., doi:10.1007/s00382-017-3606-0.
  • (DOI) E. A. Burakowski, A. Ouimette, A. Tawfik, L. Lepine, K. Novick, S. Ollinger, C. M. Zarzycki, G. Bonan, (2017), The role of surface roughness, albedo, and Bowen ratio on ecosystem energy balance in the Eastern United States. Agr. Forest Meteorol., 249, 367-376, doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2017.11.030.
  • (DOI) P. A. Ullrich, [...], C. M. Zarzycki, et al., (2017), DCMIP2016: A review of non-hydrostatic dynamical core design and intercomparison of participating models. Geosci. Model Dev., 12, 4477-4509, doi:10.5194/gmd-2017-108.
  • (DOI) C. M. Zarzycki and P. A. Ullrich (2017), Assessing sensitivities in algorithmic detection of tropical cyclones in climate data, Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, 1141-1149, doi:10.1002/2016GL071606. (Editor highlight)
  • (DOI) P. A. Ullrich and C. M. Zarzycki (2017), TempestExtremes: A framework for scale-insensitive pointwise feature tracking on unstructured grids, Geosci. Model Dev., 10, 1069-1090, doi:10.5194/gmd-10-1069-2017. (Github repository)
  • (DOI) C. Wu, X. Liu, Z. Lin, A. M. Rhoades, P. A. Ullrich, C. M. Zarzycki, Z. Lu, and S. R. Rahimi-Esfarjani (2017), Exploring a variable-resolution approach for simulating regional climate in the Rocky Mountain Region Using the VR-CESM, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 122, 10939-10965, doi:10.1002/2017JD027008.
  • (DOI) C. M. Zarzycki, D. R. Thatcher, and C. Jablonowski (2017), Objective tropical cyclone extratropical transition detection in high-resolution reanalysis and climate model data, J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 9, 130–148, doi:10.1002/2016MS000775. (Github repository)
  • (DOI) A. M. Rhoades, P. A. Ullrich, C. M. Zarzycki (2017), Projecting 21st century snowpack trends in western USA mountains using variable-resolution CESM, Clim. Dyn., 44, 1-28, doi:10.1007/s00382-017-3606-0
  • (DOI) C. M. Zarzycki (2016), Tropical cyclone intensity errors associated with lack of two-way ocean coupling in high-resolution global simulations, J. Clim., 29(23), 8589-8610. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0273.1.
  • (DOI) C. M. Zarzycki, K. A. Reed, J. T. Bacmeister, A. P. Craig, S. C. Bates, and N. A. Rosenbloom (2016), Impact of surface coupling grids on tropical cyclone extremes in high-resolution atmospheric simulations, Geosci. Model Dev., 9, 779-788, doi:10.5194/gmd-9-779-2016.
  • (DOI) X. Huang; A. M. Rhoades, P. A. Ullrich, and C. M. Zarzycki (2016), An evaluation of the variable-resolution CESM for modeling California's climate, J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 8, 345–369. doi:10.1002/2015MS000559.
  • (DOI) A. M. Rhoades, X. Huang, P. A. Ullrich, and C. M. Zarzycki (2016), Characterizing Sierra Nevada snowpack using variable-resolution CESM, J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 55(1), 173–196. doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-15-0156.1.
  • (DOI) C. M. Zarzycki and C. Jablonowski (2015), Experimental tropical cyclone forecasts using a variable-resolution global model. Mon. Weat. Rev., 143(10), 4012–4037. doi:10.1175/MWR-D-15-0159.1.
  • (DOI) K. J. E. Walsh, [...], C. M. Zarzycki, et al., (2015), Hurricanes and climate: the U.S. CLIVAR working group on hurricanes. B. Am. Meteorol. Soc., 96(6), 997–1017. doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-13-00242.1.
  • (DOI) C. M. Zarzycki, C. Jablonowski, D. R. Thatcher, and M. A. Taylor (2015), Effects of localized grid refinement on the general circulation and climatology in the Community Atmosphere Model. J. Clim., 28(7), 2777-2803. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00599.1.
  • (DOI) F. He, D. J. Posselt, C. M. Zarzycki, and C. Jablonowski (2015), A balanced tropical cyclone test case for AGCMs extended with background vertical wind shear. Mon. Weat. Rev., 143(5), 1762-1781. doi:10.1175/MWR-D-14-00366.1.
  • (DOI) C. M. Zarzycki and C. Jablonowski (2014), A multidecadal simulation of Atlantic tropical cyclones using a variable-resolution global atmospheric general circulation model. J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 6(3), 805–828, doi:10.1002/2014MS000352.
  • (DOI) C. M. Zarzycki, M. N. Levy, C. Jablonowski, M. A. Taylor, J. Overfelt, and P. A. Ullrich (2014), Aquaplanet experiments using CAM's variable-resolution dynamical core. J. Clim., 27(14), 5481-5503. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00004.1.
  • (DOI) C. M. Zarzycki, C. Jablonowski, and M. A. Taylor (2014), Using variable-resolution meshes to model tropical cyclones in the Community Atmosphere Model. Mon. Weat. Rev., 142, 1221–1239. doi:10.1175/MWR-D-13-00179.1.
  • (DOI) T. C. Bond, C. Zarzycki, M. G. Flanner, and D. M. Koch (2011), Quantifying immediate radiative forcing by black carbon and organic matter with the Specific Forcing Pulse, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 1505-1525, doi:10.5194/acp-11-1505-2011.
  • (DOI) C. M. Zarzycki and T. C. Bond (2010), How much can the vertical distribution of black carbon affect its global direct radiative forcing?, Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L20807, doi:10.1029/2010GL044555.
  • Submitted and in revision

  • (submitted) C. M. Zarzycki, Projected reductions in Northeastern United States snowstorms over the 21st century.
  • In preperation