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Marysa M. Lague
Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia
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SwampLand vs. Desertland: using the extreme end-cases of possible terrestrial evaporation to explore the role of evapotranspiration from land in the global climate system
THE GLOBAL WATER CYCLE: COUPLING AND EXCHANGES BETWEEN THE OCEAN, LAND, CRYOSPHERE, AND ATMOSPHERE I POSTER
global environmental change | 14 december 2023
Marysa M. Lague, Gregory R. Quetin, William R. Boo...
Decreasing evaporation from the land surface has a direct warming effect on land by reducing latent cooling. However, it also modifies surface (and gl...
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Large isotopic signals in tropical precipitation require non-local hydrologic change
WATER ISOTOPE SYSTEMATICS: IMPROVING MODERN AND PALEOCLIMATE INTERPRETATIONS II ORAL
paleoceanography and paleoclimatology | 14 december 2023
Tyler Kukla, Nicholas Siler, Rich Fiorella, Marysa...
Oxygen isotope (δ18O) records of tropical precipitation are often linked to local precipitation amount, though deconvolving the effects of local versu...
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Integrating Ecohydrological Complexity into Simulations of Arctic Change; Bridging the Gap Between Theory and Modelling
NOVEL PARADIGMS, PROCESSES, AND EMERGENT BEHAVIOR IN TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEM MODELING I POSTER
biogeosciences | 12 december 2023
Cory Wallace, Marysa M. Lague, Sean K. Carey, Jenn...
Rapid Arctic warming is leading to vegetation change and shifting disturbances regimes which are expected to impact the long-term functioning of this ...
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Why terrestrial ecosystems matter for climate
NOVEL PARADIGMS, PROCESSES, AND EMERGENT BEHAVIOR IN TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEM MODELING II ORAL
biogeosciences | 12 december 2023
Abigail L. Swann, Claire Zarakas, Amy Liu, Greta S...
Biologists have widely documented how the local environment influences plants. Recent findings suggest, surprisingly, that the reverse is also true: e...
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Halfland: continental distribution fundamentally alters global climate by modulating atmospheric water vapor on half-land, half-ocean planets.
THE DYNAMICS OF THE LARGE-SCALE ATMOSPHERIC CIRCULATION IN PRESENT AND FUTURE CLIMATES: JET STREAMS, STORM TRACKS, STATIONARY WAVES, AND MONSOONS III ORAL
atmospheric sciences | 11 december 2023
Marysa M. Lague, Gregory R. Quetin, Sarah Ragen, ...
Land and ocean are fundamentally different surfaces from the point of view of the atmosphere, differing in basic physical properties such as the avail...
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The Zonal Patterns in Late Quaternary Tropical South American Precipitation
PALEOCEANOGRAPHY AND PALEOCLIMATOLOGY
14 april 2023
Tyler Kukla, Matthew Winnick, Marysa M. Lague, Zhe...

Speleothem oxygen isotope records (δ18O) of tropical South American rainfall in the late Quaternary show a zonal “South American Precipi...

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Nearly enclosed bays as oases of life on Snowball Earth
ADVANCING PALEOCLIMATOLOGY BY COMBINING DATA, MODELS, AND THEORY IV ORAL
paleoceanography and paleoclimatology | 16 december 2022
Greta Shum, Marysa M. Lague, Cecilia M. Bitz, Abig...
According to the Snowball Earth Hypothesis, it is likely that approximately 700 million years ago, ice covered nearly the entire ocean for several mil...
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Why do the Global Warming Responses of Land‐Surface Models and Climatic Dryness Metrics Disagree?
EARTH'S FUTURE
08 august 2022
Jacob Scheff, Sloan Coats, Marysa M. Lague

Earth System Models’ complex land components simulate a patchwork of increases and decreases in surface water availability when driven by pro...

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