Science Highlights 2023


Ali, J., Wahl, T., Enriquez, A. R., Rashid, M. M., Morim, J., Gall, M., & Emrich, C. T. (2023). The role of compound climate and weather extreme events in creating socio-economic impacts in South Florida. Weather and Climate Extremes, 42, 100625.

Eischeid, J.K., M.P. Hoerling, X.-W. Quan, A. Kumar, J. Barsugli, Z.M. Labe, K.E. Kunkel, C.J. Schreck III, D.R. Easterling, T. Zhang, J. Uehling, and X. Zhang (2023). Why has the summertime central U.S. warming hole not disappeared? Journal of Climate, DOI:10.1175/JCLI-D-22-0716.1,

Mindlin, J., C. S. Vera, T. G. Shepherd, and M. Osman (2023). Plausible Drying and Wetting Scenarios for Summer in Southeastern South America. J. Climate, 36, 7973–7991,

Timmermans, M. L., & Labe, Z. (2023). NOAA Arctic Report Card 2023: Sea Surface Temperature. DOI:10.25923/e8jc-f342.


Kad, Pratik et al. (2023). Projected changes in mountain precipitation under CO2-induced warmer climate. Earth’s Future, 11, e2023EF003886.

Petzold, J., Hawxwell, T.,….. Pradhan, HK.,et al (2023). A global assessment of actors and their roles in climate change adaptation. Nature Climate Change.


Jain, S., Scaife, A. A., Shepherd, T. G., Deser, C., Dunstone, N., Schmidt, G. A., et al. (2023). Importance of internal variability for climate model assessment. npj Climate and Atmospheric Science, 6(1), 68.

Oguntade, S.S. et al. (2023). The Impact of Climate Change on the State of Carbon Footprint in Nigeria. In: Egbueri, J.C., Ighalo, J.O., Pande, C.B. (eds) Climate Change Impacts on Nigeria. Springer Climate. Springer, Cham.

Veenus, V., Das, S. S., & David, L. M. (2023). Ozone Changes Due To Sudden Stratospheric Warming‐Induced Variations in the Intensity of Brewer‐Dobson Circulation: A Composite Analysis Using Observations and Chemical‐Transport Model. Geophysical Research Letters, 50(13).


Calabia, A, G Lu, OS Bolaji (2023). Editorial: Advances on upper-atmosphere characterization for geodetic space weather research and applications. Frontiers in Astronomy and Space Sciences, 10:1211582. doi:10.3389/fspas.2023.1211582

Ravindra Babu, S., Lin, N-H. (2023). Extreme Heights of 15 January 2022 Tonga Volcanic Plume and Its Initial Evolution Inferred from COSMIC-2 RO Measurements. Atmosphere 14(1):121.

Swain, S., Mishra, S. K., Pandey, A., Srivastava, P. K., & Nandi, S. (2023). Characterization and assessment of hydrological droughts using GloFAS streamflow data for the Narmada River Basin, India. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 1-14.

Vorrath, M.-E., Müller, J., Cárdenas, P., Opel, T., Mieruch, S., Esper, O., Lembke-Jene, L., Etourneau, J., Vieth-Hillebrand, A., Lahajnar, N., Lange, C. B., Leventer, A., Evangelinos, D., Escutia, C., and Mollenhauer, G. (2023). Deglacial and Holocene sea-ice and climate dynamics in the Bransfield Strait, northern Antarctic Peninsula. Climate of the Past 19, 1061–1079.


Bell, S. M., Raymond, S. J., Yin, H., Jiao, W., Goll, D. S., Ciais, P., … & Terrer, C. (2023). Quantifying the recarbonization of post-agricultural landscapes. Nature Communications, 14(1), 2139.

Bremer, S., Stiller-Reeve, M., Mamnun, N., & Lazrus, H. (2023). Co-producing representations of summer rainfall in Bangladesh. Regional Environmental Change, 23(2), 60. 

Dash, S. S., & Maity, R. (2023). Effect of climate change on soil erosion indicates a dominance of rainfall over LULC changes. Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, 47, 101373.

Ravindra Babu, S., Ou-Yang, C.-F., Griffith, S. M., Pani, S. K., Kong, S. S.-K., and Lin, N.-H. (2023). Transport pathways of carbon monoxide from Indonesian fire pollution to a subtropical high-altitude mountain site in the western North Pacific. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 23, 4727–4740.

Witt, J.K., Z.M. Labe, A.C. Warden, and B.A. Clegg (2023). Visualizing uncertainty in hurricane forecasts with animated risk trajectories. Weather, Climate, and Society.


Abid, M.A., Kucharski, F., Molteni, F. et al (2023). Predictability of Indian Ocean precipitation and its North Atlantic teleconnections during early winter. npj Clim Atmos Sci 6, 17.

Bouhlassa, S., Bouhsane, N. (2023). Assessment of the impacts of land-use change and slope position on soil loss by magnetic susceptibility-based models. International Journal of Sediment Research 38 (3), 455-468.

Labe, Z.M., E.A. Barnes, and J.W. Hurrell (2023). Identifying the regional emergence of climate patterns in the ARISE-SAI-1.5 simulations. Environmental Research Letters, DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/acc81a.

Tempest, K. I., Craig, G. C., & Brehmer, J. R. (2022). Convergence of forecast distributions in a 100,000 member idealised convective‐scale ensemble. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society.

Thandlam, V., Rahaman, H., Rutgersson, A. et al (2023). Quantifying the role of antecedent Southwestern Indian Ocean capacitance on the summer monsoon rainfall variability over homogeneous regions of India. Sci Rep 13, 5553.


Paccini, L., & Stevens, B. (2023). Assessing precipitation over the Amazon basin as simulated by a storm-resolving model. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 128, e2022JD037436.

Thandlam, V., Rutgersson, A., Rahaman, H., Yabaku, M., Kaagita, V., & Sakirevupalli, V. R. (2022). Quantifying uncertainties in CERES/MODIS Downwelling radiation fluxes in the global tropical oceans. Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Research.


Hammoudy W., Ilmen R., Sinan M. (2022). Impact of climate change on extremes events in Morocco. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, Volume 1090.

Koren, G., (2022). Major floods in the Amazon basin. In J. Blunden & T. Boyer (Eds.), State of the Climate in 2021. Special Supplement to the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society.

Lim, H.-G., Dunne, J. P., Stock, C. A., & Kwon, M. (2022). Attribution and predictability of climate-driven variability in global ocean color. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 127, e2022JC019121.

Naus, S., Domingues, L. G., Krol, M., Luijkx, I. T., Gatti, L. V., Miller, J. B., Gloor, E., Basu, S., Correia, C., Koren, G., Worden, H. M., Flemming, J., Pétron, G., & Peters, W. (2022). Sixteen years of MOPITT satellite data strongly constrain Amazon CO fire emissions. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

Po-Chedley, S., J.T. Fasullo, N. Siler, Z.M. Labe, E.A. Barnes, C.J.W. Bonfils, and B.D. Santer (2022). Internal variability and forcing influence model-satellite differences in the rate of tropical tropospheric warming. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,

Satheesh Chandran, P. R., Sunilkumar, S. V., Muhsin, M., & Alladi, H. K. (2022). Effect of synoptic-scale dynamics on the vertical distribution of tropospheric ozone over the Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean during the boreal winter of 2018. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 127, e2021JD036412.

Singh, P. K., Adhikary, B., Chen, X., Kang, S., Poudel, S. P., Tashi, T., Goswami, A., & Puppala, S. P. (2023). Variability of ambient black carbon concentration in the Central Himalaya and its assessment over the Hindu Kush Himalayan region. Science of The Total Environment, 858 (May 2022), 160137.

Timmermans, M.-L. and Z.M. Labe (2022). Sea surface temperature [in “Arctic Report Card 2022”]. NOAA, DOI: 10.25923/p493-2548.

Witt, J.K., Z.M. Labe, and B.A. Clegg (2022). Comparisons of perceptions of risk for visualizations using animated risk trajectories versus cones of uncertainty. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting.


Andrian, L.G., Osman, M. & Vera, C.S. (2022). Climate predictability on seasonal timescales over South America from the NMME models. Clim Dyn.

Armstrong McKay DI, A Staal, JF Abrams, R Winkelmann, B Sakschewski, S Loriani, I Fetzer, SE Cornell, J Rockström, TM Lenton (2022). Exceeding 1.5°C global warming could trigger multiple climate tipping points. Science 377, 6611.

Graham, J., Hannides, A., Mamnun, N., Sitz, L. E., Wal sh, I. D., Wood-Charlson, E. M., & Ponsoni, L. (2022). Ocean Sciences Perspectives on Integrated, Coordinated, Open, Networked (ICON) Science. Earth and Space Science, 9, e2021EA002124.

Kad, P., Blau, M.T., Ha, K.-J., and Zhu, J. (2022). Elevation-dependent temperature response in early Eocene using paleoclimate model experiment. Environmental Research Letters.

Mamnun, N., Völker, C., Vrekoussis, M., & Nerger, L. (2022). Uncertainties in ocean biogeochemical simulations: Application of ensemble data assimilation to a one-dimensional model. Frontiers in Marine Science, 9.

Reale, M., Cossarini, G., Lazzari, P., Lovato, T., Bolzon, G., Masina, S., Solidoro, C., and Salon, S. (2022). Acidification, deoxygenation, and nutrient and biomass declines in a warming Mediterranean Sea. Biogeosciences, 19, 4035–4065.

Satheesh Chandran, P. R., Sunilkumar, S. V., Muhsin, M., & Alladi, H. K. (2022). Effect of synoptic-scale dynamics on the vertical distribution of tropospheric ozone over the Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean during the boreal winter of 2018. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 127, e2021JD036412.

Swain, S., Mishra, S. K., Pandey, A., & Dayal, D. (2022). Assessment of drought trends and variabilities over the agriculture-dominated Marathwada Region, India. Environmental monitoring and assessment, 194(12), 883.

Swain, S., Mishra, S. K., Pandey, A., Dayal, D., & Srivastava, P. K. (2022). Appraisal of historical trends in maximum and minimum temperature using multiple non-parametric techniques over the agriculture-dominated Narmada Basin, India. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 194(12), 1-23.

Tariq, S., Mariam, A., ul-Haq, Z., Mehmood, U. (2022). Spatial and temporal variations in PM2.5 and associated health risk assessment in Saudi Arabia using remote sensing. Chemosphere 308 136296.

Timmermans, M.-L. and Z.M. Labe (2022). [The Arctic] Sea surface temperature [in “State of the Climate in 2021”]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc.