Camille Li

Associate Professor
camille (at)
Phone: +47 55 58 37 05

Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen
and Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research
Allégaten 70, 5007 Bergen, Norway

Ph.D. Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington, 2007.

cv (last updated: March 2016)

Helene Asbjørnsen 2016 (co-adviser Stefan Sobowlowski)
Raymond Sellevold 2015 (co-adviser Stefan Sobowlowski)

Aleksi Nummelin, PhD 2016 (co-advisers Lars Henrik Smedsrud, Bjørg Risebrobakken)
Svetlana Sorokina, PhD 2014 (supervisory committee)
Ingo Bethke, PhD 2012 (supervisory committee)
Francesco Pausata, PhD 2010 (supervisory committee)

Postdocs and researchers:
Clio Michel
Erica Madonna
Paul Hezel
Atmospheric jet variability: linking STRucture, Evolution And Mechanisms (jetSTREAM), Research Council of Norway FRIPRO, 2014-2018

Dynamics of Arctic-Midlatitude Teleconnections: mechanisms, robustness and tropical modulation (DynAMiTe), Research Council of Norway KLIMAFORSK, 2016-2020 (co-PI Stefan Sobolowski)
  • Tandon, N.F., P.J. Kushner, D. Docquier, J.J. Wettstein and C. Li, Reassessing the role of sea ice drift in Arctic sea ice loss, submitted.

  • Woollings, T., E.A. Barnes, B. Hoskins, Y.-O. Kwon, R. Lee, C. Li, E. Madonna, M. McGraw, T. Parker, R. Rodrigues, C. Spensberger and K. Williams, Daily to decadal modulation of jet variability, submitted.

  • Spensberger, C., T. Spengler and C. Li, Upper tropospheric jet axis detection and application to the boreal winter 2013/14, Mon. Wea. Rev., in press. link

  • Nummelin, A., C. Li and P.J. Hezel, Connecting ocean heat transport changes from the mid-latitudes to the Arctic Ocean, Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, 1899-1908, 2017. link

  • Sellevold, R., S. Sobolowski and C. Li, Investigating possible Arctic-midlatitude teleconnections in a linear framework, J. Climate, 29, 7329-7343, 2016. link

  • Ciasto, L.M., C. Li, J.J. Wettstein and N.G. Kvamstø, North Atlantic storm track sensitivity to projected sea surface temperature: local versus remote influences, J. Climate, 29, 6973-6991, 2016. link

  • Schemm, S., L. Ciasto, C. Li and N.G. Kvamstø, Influence of tropical Pacific sea surface temperature on the genesis of Gulf Stream cyclones, J. Atmos. Sci., 73, 4203-4214, 2016. link

  • Shaw, T.A., M. Baldwin, E.A. Barnes, R. Caballero, C.I. Garfinkel, Y.-T. Hwang, C. Li, P.A. O’Gorman, G. Rivière, I.R. Simpson and A. Voigt, Storm track processes and the opposing influences of climate change, Nature Geosci., 9, 656-664, 2016. link or read-only version

  • Nummelin, A., M. Ilicak, C. Li, L.H. Smedsrud, Consequences of future increased Arctic runoff on Arctic Ocean stratification, circulation and sea ice cover, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 120, 617-637, 2016. link

  • Sorokina, S.A., C. Li, J.J. Wettstein, N.G. Kvamstø, Observed atmospheric coupling bewteen Barents Sea ice and the Warm-Arctic Cold-Siberia anomaly pattern, J. Climate, 29, 495-511, 2016. link

  • Nummelin, A., C. Li and L.H. Smedsrud, Response of Arctic Ocean stratification to changing river runoff in a column model, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 120, 2655-2675, 2015. link

  • Zhang, Z., G. Ramstein, M. Schuster, C. Li, C. Contoux, Q. Yan, Aridification of Sahara caused by Tethys Sea shrinkage during Late Miocene, Nature, 513, 401-404, 2014. link

  • Eldevik, T. et al., A brief history of climate - the northern seas from the Last Glacial Maximum to global warming, Quat. Sci. Rev., 10.1016/j.quascirev.2014.06.028, 2014. link

  • Dokken, T.M., K.H. Nisancioglu, C. Li, D.S. Battisti, C. Kissel, Dansgaard-Oeschger cycles: interactions between ocean and sea ice intrinsic to the Nordic Seas, Paleocean., 28, 491-502, 2013. link

  • Lam, P.J., L.F. Robinson, J. Blusztajn, C. Li, M.S. Cook, J.F. McManus and L.D. Keigwin, Transient stratification as the cause of the North Pacific productivity spike during deglaciation, Nature Geosci., 6, 622-626, 2013. link

  • Smedsrud, L.H. et al., The role of the Barents Sea in the Arctic climate system, Rev. Geophys., 51, 415-449, 2013. link

  • Telford, R.J., C. Li and M. Kucera, Mismatch between the depth habitat of planktonic foraminifera and the calibration depth of SST transfer functions may bias reconstructions, Clim. Past, 9, 859-870, 2013. link

  • Bethke, I, C Li and KH Nisancioglu, Can we use ice sheet reconstructions to constrain meltwater for deglacial simulations?, Paleocean., 27, doi:10.1029/2011PA002258, 2012. pdf+link

  • Li, C and JJ Wettstein, Thermally driven and eddy-driven jet variability in reanalysis, J. Climate, 25, 1587-1596, 2012. pdf

  • Pausata, FSR, C Li, JJ Wettstein, KH Nisancioglu and M Kageyama, The key role of topography in altering North Atlantic atmospheric circulation during the last glacial period, Clim. Past, 7, 1089-1101, 2011. link

  • Li, C, DS Battisti and CM Bitz, Can North Atlantic sea ice anomalies account for Dansgaard-Oeschger climate signals?, J. Climate, 23, 5457-5475, 2010. pdf

  • Pausata, FSR, C Li, JJ Wettstein, KH Nisancioglu and DS Battisti, Changes in atmospheric variability in a glacial climate and the impacts on proxy data: a model intercomparison, Clim. Past, 5, 489-502, 2009. pdf

  • Li, C and DS Battisti, Reduced Atlantic storminess during Last Glacial Maximum: Evidence from a coupled climate model, J. Climate, 21, 3561-3579, 2008. pdf and Figure 2 corrigendum

  • Li, C, DS Battisti, DP Schrag and E Tziperman, Abrupt climate shifts in Greenland due to displacements of the sea ice edge, Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, doi:10.1029/2005GL023492, 2005. pdf

  • Li, C, P Tercier and R Knight, Effect of sorbed oil on the dielectric properties of sand and clay, Water Resourc. Res., 37(6), 1783-1794, 2001. pdf
  • 2007 Li, C. A general circulation modelling perspective on abrupt climate change, Ph.D. thesis, University of Washington. pdf