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Diffenbaugh, N.S. and C.B. Field, Changes in ecologically-critical terrestrial climate conditions, Science, 341(6145), 486-492, 2013.

Diffenbaugh, N. S., and M. Scherer, Likelihood of July 2012 U.S. temperatures in pre-industrial and current forcing regimes [in “Explaining Extreme Events of 2012 from a Climate Perspective”]. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 94 (9), S6-S9, 2013.

Diffenbaugh, N.S., M. Scherer and R.J. Trapp, Robust increases in severe thunderstorm environments in response to greenhouse forcing, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, doi:10.1073/pnas.1307758110, 2013.

Lebassi-Habtezion, B., and N. S. Diffenbaugh, Nonhydrostatic nested climate modeling: A case study of the 2010 summer season over the western United States, Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 118, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50773, 2013.

Nordhaus, W.D., S.A. Merrill, and P.T. Beaton, Editors; Committee on the Effects of Provisions in the Internal Revenue Code on Greenhouse Gas Emissions (W.D. Nordhaus, M.L. Cropper, F. de la Chesnaye, N. Diffenbaugh, D.G. Hawkins, R.F. Mann, B.C. Murray, J.M. Reilly, D. Shindell, E. Toder, R.C. Williams, and C. Wolfram); Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy; Policy and Global Affairs; National Research Council. Effects of U.S. Tax Policy on Greenhouse Gas Emissions. The National Academies Press, Washington, DC. 181 pages, 2013.

Peterson, T.C., R.J. Heim Jr., R. Hirsch, D.P. Kaiser, H. Brooks, N.S. Diffenbaugh, R.M. Dole, J.P. Giovannettone, K. Guirguis, T.R. Karl, R.W. Katz, K. Kunkel, D. Lettenmaier, G.J. McCabe, C.J. Paciorek, K. Ryberg, S. Schubert, V.B.S. Silva, B.C. Stewart, A.V. Vecchia, G. Villarini, R.S. Vose, J. Walsh, D. Wolock, K. Wolter, C.A. Woodhouse, M. Wehner, and D. Wuebbles, Monitoring and understanding changes in heat waves, cold waves, floods and droughts in the United States: state of knowledge, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 94, 821–834, 2013.

Singh, D.*, M. Tsiang, B. Rajaratnam and N.S. Diffenbaugh, Precipitation extremes over the continental United States in a transient, high-resolution, ensemble experiment of 21st century climate, Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres, 118, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50543, 2013.

Skinner, C.B.* and N.S. Diffenbaugh, The contribution of African easterly waves to monsoon precipitation in the CMIP3 ensemble, Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres, 118, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50363, 2013.


Ahmed, S.A., N.S. Diffenbaugh, T.W. Hertel, and W.J. Martin, Agriculture and trade opportunities for Tanzania: past volatility and future climate change, Review of Development Economics, 16(3), 429-447, 2012.

Diffenbaugh, N.S., M. Scherer and M. Ashfaq, Response of snow-dependent hydrologic extremes to continued global warming, Nature Climate Change, doi:10.1038/nclimate1732, 2012.