Publications 2012

This publication list is ordered alphabetically by lead author. To obtain a copy of any of these publications contact the relevant team member via the Centre Team page.

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BOOKS 2012

Saul, B., Sherwood, S., McAdam, J., Stephens, T. & Slezak, J. Climate change and Australia : warming to the global challenge.  (Federation Press, 2012).



Alexander, L. & Tebaldi, C. in The Future of the World's Climate   (eds A. Henderson-Sellers & K. McGuffie)  253-288 (Elsevier, 2012).

Pitman, A. & de Noblet-Ducoudre, N. in The Future of the World's Climate   (eds A Henderson-Sellers & K McGuffie) Ch. 4, pp. 77-95 (Elsevier, 2012).




Alexander, L. and C. Tebaldi, 2012: Climate and weather extremes: observations, modelling and projections. The Future of the World's Climate, 2nd ed. A. Henderson-Sellers and K. McGuffie, Eds., Elsevier, 253-288.

Allen, R. J., S. C. Sherwood, J. R. Norris, and C. S. Zender, 2012: The equilibrium response to idealized thermal forcings in a comprehensive GCM: implications for recent tropical expansion.Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 12, 4795-4816 (open access)

Allen, R. J., S. C. Sherwood, J. R. Norris, and C. S. Zender, 2012: Recent Northern Hemisphere tropical expansion primarily driven by black carbon and tropospheric ozone. Nature, 485, 350-354.

Arblaster, J. M. and L. V. Alexander, 2012: The impact of the El Niño Southern Oscillation on maximum temperature extremes. Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L20702.

Avila, F. B., A. J. Pitman, M. G. Donat, L. V. Alexander, and G. Abramowitz, 2012: Climate model simulated changes in temperature extremes due to land cover change. Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, D04108.

Badlan, R. L., T. P. Lane, G. A. Mills, and S. Caine, 2012: Mesoscale modelling of two 'drying events': governing processes and implications for fire danger. Australian Meteorological & Oceanographic Journal, 62, 143-156.

Baker, A., C. Bradley, S. J. Phipps, M. Fischer, I. J. Fairchild, L. Fuller, C. Spotl, and C. Azcurra, 2012: Millennial-length forward models and pseudoproxies of stalagmite δ18O: an example from NW Scotland. Climate of the Past, 8, 869-907.

Berry, G. J., M. J. Reeder, and C. Jakob, 2012: Coherent Synoptic Disturbances in the Australian Monsoon. Journal of Climate, 25, 8409-8421.

Boisier, J. P., N. de Noblet-DucoudrÈ, A. J. Pitman, F. T. Cruz, C. Delire, B. J. J. M. van den Hurk, M. K. van der Molen, C. Muller, and A. Voldoire, 2012: Attributing the impacts of land-cover changes in temperate regions on surface temperature and heat fluxes to specific causes: Results from the first LUCID set of simulations. Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, D12116.

Catto, J. L., C. Jakob, G. Berry, and N. Nicholls, 2012: Relating global precipitation to atmospheric fronts. Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L10805.

Catto, J. L., C. Jakob, and N. Nicholls, 2012: The influence of changes in synoptic regimes on north Australian wet season rainfall trends. Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, D10102.

Catto, J. L., N. Nicholls, and C. Jakob, 2012: North Australian sea surface temperatures and the El Nino Southern Oscillation in observations and models. Journal of Climate, 25, 5011-5029.

Catto, J. L., N. Nicholls, and C. Jakob, 2012: North Australian Sea Surface Temperatures and the El Niño-Southern Oscillation in the CMIP5 Models. Journal of Climate, 25, 6375-6382.

Chamberlain, M. A., C. Sun, R. J. Matear, M. Feng, and S. J. Phipps, 2012: Downscaling the climate change for oceans around Australia. Geoscientific Model Development, 5, 1177-1194.

De Noblet-Ducoudre, N., J. P. Boisier, A. Pitman, G. B. Bonan, V. Brovkin, F. Cruz, C. Delire, V. Gayler, B. J. J. M. Van Den Hurk, P. J. Lawrence, M. K. Van Der Molen, C. Muller, C. H. Reick, B. J. Strengers, and A. Voldoire, 2012: Determining robust impacts of land-use-induced land cover changes on surface climate over North America and Eurasia: Results from the first set of LUCID experiments. Journal of Climate, 25, 3261-3281.

Dommenget, D., 2012: Comments on "The Relationship between Land-Ocean Surface Temperature Contrast and Radiative Forcing". Journal of Climate, 25, 3437-3440.

Dommenget, D., 2012: Analysis of the model climate sensitivity spread forced by mean sea surface: Temperature biases. Journal of Climate, 25, 7147-7162.

Donat, M. G. and L. V. Alexander, 2012: The shifting probability distribution of global daytime and night-time temperatures. Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L14707.

Downes, S. M., R. M. Key, A. H. Orsi, K. G. Speer, and J. H. Swift, 2012: Tracing Southwest Pacific Bottom Water Using Potential Vorticity and Helium-3. Journal of Physical Oceanography,42, 2153-2168.

Drost, F. and D. Karoly, 2012: Evaluating global climate responses to different forcings using simple indices. Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L16701.

Frauen, C. and D. Dommenget, 2012: Influences of the tropical Indian and Atlantic Oceans on the predictability of ENSO. Geophysical Research Letters, L02706.

Gupta, H. V., M. P. Clark, J. A. Vrugt, G. Abramowitz, and M. Ye, 2012: Towards a Comprehensive Assessment of Model Structural Adequacy. Water Resources Research, 48.

Hales, B., P. G. Strutton, M. Saraceno, R. Letelier, T. Takahashi, R. Feely, C. Sabine, and F. Chavez, 2012: Satellite-based prediction of pCO2 in coastal waters of the eastern North Pacific.Progress in Oceanography, 103, 1-15.

Lance, V. P., P. G. Strutton, R. D. Vaillancourt, B. R. Hargreaves, J.-Z. Zhang, and J. Marra, 2012: Primary productivity, new productivity, and their relation to carbon flux during two Southern Ocean Gas Exchange tracer experiments. Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, C00F14.

Lane, T. P., R. D. Sharman, S. B. Trier, R. G. Fovell, and J. K. Williams, 2012: Recent advances in the understanding of near-cloud turbulence. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society,93, 499-515.

Li, Y., N. C. Jourdain, A. S. Taschetto, C. C. Ummenhofer, K. Ashok, and A. Sen Gupta, 2012: Evaluation of monsoon seasonality and the tropospheric biennial oscillation transitions in the CMIP models. Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L20713.

McVicar, T. R., M. L. Roderick, R. J. Donohue, L. T. Li, T. G. Van Niel, A. Thomas, J. Grieser, D. Jhajharia, Y. Himri, N. M. Mahowald, A. V. Mescherskaya, A. C. Kruger, S. Rehman, and Y. Dinpashoh, 2012: Global review and synthesis of trends in observed terrestrial near-surface wind speeds: Implications for evaporation. Journal of Hydrology, 416-417, 182-205.

McVicar, T. R., M. L. Roderick, R. J. Donohue, and T. G. Van Niel, 2012: Less bluster ahead? ecohydrological implications of global trends of terrestrial near-surface wind speeds.Ecohydrology, 5, 381-388.

Menviel, L., F. Joos, and S. P. Ritz, 2012: Simulating atmospheric CO2, 13C and the marine carbon cycle during the Last Glacia-Interglacial cycle: possible role for a deepening of the mean remineralization depth and an increase in the oceanic nutrient inventory. Quaternary Science Reviews, 56, 46-68.

Perkins, S. E., L. V. Alexander, and J. R. Nairn, 2012: Increasing frequency, intensity and duration of observed global heatwaves and warm spells. Geophysical Research Letters, 39,L20714.

Peters, K., P. Stier, J. Quaas, and H. Grassl, 2012: Aerosol indirect effects from shipping emissions: sensitivity studies with the global aerosol-climate model ECHAM-HAM. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 12, 5985-6007.

Pitman, A. J. and N. de Noblet-Ducoudre, 2012: Human effects on climate through land-use induced land cover change. The Future of the World's Climate, 2nd ed. A. Henderson-Sellers and K. McGuffie, Eds., Elsevier, pp. 77-95.

Pitman, A. J., N. de Noblet-Ducoudre, F. B. Avila, L. V. Alexander, J. P. Boisier, V. Brovkin, C. Delire, F. Cruz, M. G. Donat, V. Gayler, B. van den Hurk, C. Reick, and A. Voldoire, 2012: Effects of land cover change on temperature and rainfall extremes in multi-model ensemble simulations. Earth System Dynamics, 3, 213-231.

Pitman, A. J. and S. Perkins, 2012: Reply to "Comments on 'Global Regional Comparison of Daily 2-m and 1000-hPa Maximum and Minimum Temperatures in Three Global Reanalyses'".Journal of Climate, 25, 8007-8008.

Roderick, M. L. and G. D. Farquhar, 2012: Geoengineering: Hazy, cool and well fed? Nature Climate Change, 2, 76-77.

Roderick, M. L., F. Sun, and G. D. Farquhar, 2012: Water Cycle Varies over Land and Sea.Science, 336, 1230-1231.

Saenz, J. A., A. M. Hogg, G. O. Hughes, and R. W. Griffiths, 2012: Mechanical power input from buoyancy and wind to the circulation in an ocean model. Geophysical Research Letters, 39,L13605.

Saul, B., S. Sherwood, J. McAdam, T. Stephens, and J. Slezak, 2012: Climate change and Australia : warming to the global challenge. Federation Press, 246 pp.

Seneviratne, S. I., N. Nicholls, D. Easterling, C. M. Goodess, S. Kanae, J. P. Kossin, Y. Luo, J. Marengo, K. McInnes, M. Rahimi, M. Reichstein, A. Sorteberg, C. Vera, X. Zhang, and C. A. L. Alexander), 2012: Changes in Climate Extremes and their Impacts on the Natural Physical Environment. . IPCC.

Shakespeare, C. J. and A. Hogg, 2012: An analytical model of the response of the meridional overturning circulation to changes in wind and buoyancy forcing. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 42, 1270-1287.

Sheffield, J., E. F. Wood, and M. L. Roderick, 2012: Little change in global drought over the past 60 years. Nature, 491, 435-438.

Sherwood, S. C. and C. Risi, 2012: The HDO/H 2O relationship in tropospheric water vapor in an idealized "last-saturation" model. Journal of Geophysical Research D: Atmospheres, 117,D19205.

Spence, P., O. A. Saenko, C. O. Dufour, J. L. Sommer, and M. England, 2012: Mechanisms of the meridional heat transport response in the Southern Ocean to projected wind changes.Journal of Physical Oceanography, 42, 1923-1931.

Strutton, P. G., N. S. Lovenduski, M. Mongin, and R. J. Matear, 2012: Quantification of Southern Ocean phytoplankton biomass and primary productivity via satellite observations and biogeochemical models CCAMLR Science, 19.

Sun, F., M. L. Roderick, and G. D. Farquhar, 2012: Changes in the variability of global land precipitation. Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L19402.

Van Niel, T. G., T. R. McVicar, M. L. Roderick, A. I. J. M. van Dijk, J. Beringer, L. B. Hutley, and E. van Gorsel, 2012: Upscaling latent heat flux for thermal remote sensing studies: Comparison of alternative approaches and correction of bias. Journal of Hydrology, 468-469, 35-46.

Van Sebille, E., M. H. England, and G. Froyland, 2012: Origin, dynamics and evolution of ocean garbage patches from observed surface drifters. Environmental Research Letters, 7, 044040.

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