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Climate and Earth System Dynamics Group

The Stanford University Climate and Earth System Dynamics group seeks to understand the dynamics and impacts of climate variability and change, including the role of humans as a coupled component of the climate system.
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Recent Publications

Diffenbaugh, N.S., D.A. Stone, P. Thorne, F. Giorgi, B.C. Hewitson, R.G. Jones, and G.J. van Oldenborgh, Cross-chapter box on the regional climate summary figures. In: Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability. Part A: Global and Sectoral Aspects. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Field, C.B., V.R. Barros, D.J. Dokken, K.J. Mach, M.D. Mastrandrea, T.E. Bilir, M. Chatterjee, K.L. Ebi, Y.O. Estrada, R.C. Genova, B. Girma, E.S. Kissel, A.N. Levy, S. MacCracken, P.R. Mastrandrea, and L.L. White (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA, pp. 137-141, 2014.

Hawkins, E., B. Anderson, N. Diffenbaugh, I. Mahlstein, R. Betts, G. Hegerl, M. Joshi, R. Knutti, D. McNeall, S. Solomon, R. Sutton, J. Syktus and G. Vecchi, Uncertainties in the timing of unprecedented climates, Nature, 511, E3–E5, doi:10.1038/nature13523, 2014.

Horton, D.E., C.B. Skinner, D. Singh and N.S. Diffenbaugh, Occurrence and persistence of future atmospheric stagnation events, Nature Climate Change, doi:10.1038/nclimate2272, 2014.

Li, C., E. Sinha, D. E. Horton, N. S. Diffenbaugh and A. M. Michalak, Joint bias correction of temperature and precipitation in climate model simulations, Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres, 119, 13,153–13,162, doi:10.1002/2014JD022514, 2014.

Mankin, J.S. and N.S. Diffenbaugh, Influence of temperature and precipitation variability on near-term snow trends, Climate Dynamics, doi: 10.1007/s00382-014-2357-4, 2014.