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De Kauwe MG; Medlyn BE; Ukkola AM; Mu M; Sabot MEB; Pitman AJ; Meir P; Cernusak LA; Rifai SW; Choat B; Tissue DT; Blackman CJ; Li X; Roderick M; Briggs PR, 2020, 'Identifying areas at risk of drought-induced tree mortality across South-Eastern Australia', Global Change Biology, vol. 26, pp. 5716 - 5733, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15215

Holgate CM; Van Dijk AIJM; Evans JP; Pitman AJ, 2020, 'Local and Remote Drivers of Southeast Australian Drought', Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 47, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2020GL090238

Holgate CM; Evans JP; Dijk IJMV; Pitman J; Virgilio GDI, 2020, 'Australian Precipitation Recycling and Evaporative Source Regions', Journal of Climate, vol. 33, pp. 8721 - 8735, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-19-0926.1

Di Luca A; Pitman AJ; de Elía R, 2020, 'Decomposing Temperature Extremes Errors in CMIP5 and CMIP6 Models', Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 47, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2020GL088031

Ukkola AM; De Kauwe MG; Roderick ML; Abramowitz G; Pitman AJ, 2020, 'Robust Future Changes in Meteorological Drought in CMIP6 Projections Despite Uncertainty in Precipitation', Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 47, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2020GL087820

Sabot MEB; De Kauwe MG; Pitman AJ; Medlyn BE; Verhoef A; Ukkola AM; Abramowitz G, 2020, 'Plant profit maximization improves predictions of European forest responses to drought', New Phytologist, vol. 226, pp. 1638 - 1655, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nph.16376

King AD; Pitman AJ; Henley BJ; Ukkola AM; Brown JR, 2020, 'The role of climate variability in Australian drought', Nature Climate Change, vol. 10, pp. 177 - 179, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41558-020-0718-z

Qiu B; Ge J; Guo W; Pitman AJ; Mu M, 2020, 'Responses of Australian Dryland Vegetation to the 2019 Heat Wave at a Subdaily Scale', Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 47, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2019GL086569

Ge J; Pitman AJ; Guo W; Zan B; Fu C, 2020, 'Impact of revegetation of the Loess Plateau of China on the regional growing season water balance', Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, vol. 24, pp. 515 - 533, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-515-2020

Hirsch AL; Evans JP; Di Virgilio G; Perkins-Kirkpatrick SE; Argüeso D; Pitman AJ; Carouge CC; Kala J; Andrys J; Petrelli P; Rockel B, 2019, 'Amplification of Australian Heatwaves via Local Land-Atmosphere Coupling', Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, vol. 124, pp. 13625 - 13647, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2019JD030665

Lipson MJ; Thatcher M; Hart MA; Pitman A, 2019, 'Climate change impact on energy demand in building-urban-atmosphere simulations through the 21st century', Environmental Research Letters, vol. 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ab5aa5

Loughran TF; Pitman AJ; Perkins-Kirkpatrick SE, 2019, 'The El Niño–Southern Oscillation’s effect on summer heatwave development mechanisms in Australia', Climate Dynamics, vol. 52, pp. 6279 - 6300, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00382-018-4511-x

Van Der Horst SVJ; Pitman AJ; De Kauwe MG; Ukkola A; Abramowitz G; Isaac P, 2019, 'How representative are FLUXNET measurements of surface fluxes during temperature extremes?', Biogeosciences, vol. 16, pp. 1829 - 1844, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-1829-2019

Ge J; Pitman AJ; Guo W; Wang S; Fu C, 2019, 'Do Uncertainties in the Reconstruction of Land Cover Affect the Simulation of Air Temperature and Rainfall in the CORDEX Region of East Asia?', Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, vol. 124, pp. 3647 - 3670, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2018JD029945

Holgate CM; Van Dijk AIJM; Evans JP; Pitman AJ, 2019, 'The Importance of the One-Dimensional Assumption in Soil Moisture - Rainfall Depth Correlation at Varying Spatial Scales', Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, vol. 124, pp. 2964 - 2975, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2018JD029762

De Kauwe MG; Medlyn BE; Pitman AJ; Drake JE; Ukkola A; Griebel A; Pendall E; Prober S; Roderick M, 2019, 'Examining the evidence for decoupling between photosynthesis and transpiration during heat extremes', Biogeosciences, vol. 16, pp. 903 - 916, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-903-2019

Ge J; Guo W; Pitman AJ; de Kauwe MG; Chen X; Fu C, 2019, 'The nonradiative effect dominates local surface temperature change caused by afforestation in China', Journal of Climate, vol. 32, pp. 4445 - 4471, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-18-0772.1

Perkins-Kirkpatrick S; Pitman A, 2018, 'Extreme events in the context of climate change', Public Health Research and Practice, vol. 28, http://dx.doi.org/10.17061/phrp2841825

Donat MG; Pitman AJ; Angélil O, 2018, 'Understanding and Reducing Future Uncertainty in Midlatitude Daily Heat Extremes Via Land Surface Feedback Constraints', Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 45, pp. 10 - 636, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2018GL079128

Ukkola AM; Pitman AJ; Donat MG; De Kauwe MG; Angélil O, 2018, 'Evaluating the Contribution of Land-Atmosphere Coupling to Heat Extremes in CMIP5 Models', Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 45, pp. 9003 - 9012, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2018GL079102

Haughton N; Abramowitz G; De Kauwe MG; Pitman AJ, 2018, 'Does predictability of fluxes vary between FLUXNET sites?', Biogeosciences, vol. 15, pp. 4495 - 4513, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-4495-2018

Lipson MJ; Thatcher M; Hart MA; Pitman A, 2018, 'A building energy demand and urban land surface model', Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, vol. 144, pp. 1572 - 1590, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/qj.3317

Zscheischler J; Westra S; van den Hurk BJJM; Seneviratne SI; Ward PJ; Pitman A; AghaKouchak A; Bresch DN; Leonard M; Wahl T; Zhang X, 2018, 'Erratum to: Future climate risk from compound events (Nature Climate Change, (2018), 8, 6, (469-477), 10.1038/s41558-018-0156-3)', Nature Climate Change, vol. 8, pp. 750, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41558-018-0220-z

Ukkola AM; Pitman AJ; De Kauwe MG; Abramowitz G; Herger N; Evans JP; Decker M, 2018, 'Evaluating CMIP5 model agreement for multiple drought metrics', Journal of Hydrometeorology, vol. 19, pp. 969 - 988, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JHM-D-17-0099.1

Zscheischler J; Westra S; Van Den Hurk BJJM; Seneviratne SI; Ward PJ; Pitman A; Aghakouchak A; Bresch DN; Leonard M; Wahl T; Zhang X, 2018, 'Future climate risk from compound events', Nature Climate Change, vol. 8, pp. 469 - 477, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41558-018-0156-3

Ma S; Pitman A; Yang J; Carouge C; Evans JP; Hart M; Green D, 2018, 'Evaluating the effectiveness of mitigation options on heat stress for Sydney, Australia', Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, vol. 57, pp. 209 - 220, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JAMC-D-17-0061.1

Seneviratne SI; Phipps SJ; Pitman AJ; Hirsch AL; Davin EL; Donat MG; Hirschi M; Lenton A; Wilhelm M; Kravitz B, 2018, 'Land radiative management as contributor to regional-scale climate adaptation and mitigation', Nature Geoscience, vol. 11, pp. 88 - 96, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41561-017-0057-5

Haughton N; Abramowitz G; Pitman AJ, 2018, 'On the predictability of land surface fluxes from meteorological variables', Geoscientific Model Development, vol. 11, pp. 195 - 212, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/gmd-11-195-2018

Evans JP; Kay M; Prasad A; Pitman A, 2018, 'The resilience of Australian wind energy to climate change', Environmental Research Letters, vol. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/aaa632

Gibson PB; Pitman AJ; Lorenz R; Perkins-Kirkpatrick SE, 2017, 'The Role of Circulation and Land Surface Conditions in Current and Future Australian Heat Waves', Journal of Climate, vol. 30, pp. 9933 - 9948, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0265.1

Wartenburger R; Hirschi M; Donat MG; Greve P; Pitman AJ; Seneviratne SI, 2017, 'Changes in regional climate extremes as a function of global mean temperature: An interactive plotting framework', Geoscientific Model Development, vol. 10, pp. 3609 - 3634, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/gmd-10-3609-2017

Ukkola AM; Haughton N; De Kauwe MG; Abramowitz G; Pitman AJ, 2017, 'FluxnetLSM R package (v1.0): A community tool for processing FLUXNET data for use in land surface modelling', Geoscientific Model Development, vol. 10, pp. 3379 - 3390, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/gmd-10-3379-2017

Ma S; Pitman A; Hart M; Evans JP; Haghdadi N; MacGill I, 2017, 'The impact of an urban canopy and anthropogenic heat fluxes on Sydney's climate', International Journal of Climatology, vol. 37, pp. 255 - 270, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/joc.5001

Donat MG; Pitman AJ; Seneviratne SI, 2017, 'Regional warming of hot extremes accelerated by surface energy fluxes', Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 44, pp. 7011 - 7019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2017GL073733

Loughran TF; Perkins-Kirkpatrick SE; Alexander LV; Pitman AJ, 2017, 'No significant difference between Australian heat wave impacts of Modoki and eastern Pacific El Niño', Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 44, pp. 5150 - 5157, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2017GL073231

Decker M; Ma S; Pitman A, 2017, 'Local land-atmosphere feedbacks limit irrigation demand', Environmental Research Letters, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/aa65a6

Ma S; Goldstein M; Pitman AJ; Haghdadi N; MacGill I, 2017, 'Pricing the urban cooling benefits of solar panel deployment in Sydney, Australia', Scientific Reports, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep43938

Decker M; Or D; Pitman A; Ukkola A, 2017, 'New turbulent resistance parameterization for soil evaporation based on a pore-scale model: Impact on surface fluxes in CABLE', Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, vol. 9, pp. 220 - 238, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2016MS000832

Green D; Pitman A; Barnett A; Kaldor J; Doherty P; Stanley F, 2017, 'Advancing Australia's role in climate change and health research', Nature Climate Change, vol. 7, pp. 103 - 106, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nclimate3182

Clarke H; Pitman AJ; Kala J; Carouge C; Haverd V; Evans JP, 2016, 'An investigation of future fuel load and fire weather in Australia', Climatic Change, vol. 139, pp. 591 - 605, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10584-016-1808-9

Macadam I; Argüeso D; Evans JP; Liu DL; Pitman AJ, 2016, 'The effect of bias correction and climate model resolution on wheat simulations forced with a regional climate model ensemble', International Journal of Climatology, vol. 36, pp. 4577 - 4591, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/joc.4653

Gibson PB; Uotila P; Perkins-Kirkpatrick SE; Alexander LV; Pitman AJ, 2016, 'Evaluating synoptic systems in the CMIP5 climate models over the Australian region', Climate Dynamics, vol. 47, pp. 2235 - 2251, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00382-015-2961-y

Pitman AJ; Lorenz R, 2016, 'Scale dependence of the simulated impact of Amazonian deforestation on regional climate', Environmental Research Letters, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/11/9/094025

Berg A; Findell K; Lintner B; Giannini A; Seneviratne SI; Van Den Hurk B; Lorenz R; Pitman A; Hagemann S; Meier A; Cheruy F; Ducharne A; Malyshev S; Milly PCD, 2016, 'Land-atmosphere feedbacks amplify aridity increase over land under global warming', Nature Climate Change, vol. 6, pp. 869 - 874, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nclimate3029

Ukkola AM; Pitman AJ; Decker M; De Kauwe MG; Abramowitz G; Kala J; Wang YP, 2016, 'Modelling evapotranspiration during precipitation deficits: Identifying critical processes in a land surface model', Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, vol. 20, pp. 2403 - 2419, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/hess-20-2403-2016

Haughton N; Abramowitz G; Pitman AJ; Or D; Best MJ; Johnson HR; Balsamo G; Boone A; Cuntz M; Decharme B; Dirmeyer PA; Dong J; Ek M; Guo Z; Haverd V; van den Hurk BJJ; Nearing GS; Pak B; Santanello JA; Stevens LE; Vuichard N, 2016, 'The plumbing of land surface models: Is poor performance a result of methodology or data quality?', Journal of Hydrometeorology, vol. 17, pp. 1705 - 1723, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JHM-D-15-0171.1

Kala J; De Kauwe MG; Pitman AJ; Medlyn BE; Wang YP; Lorenz R; Perkins-Kirkpatrick SE, 2016, 'Impact of the representation of stomatal conductance on model projections of heatwave intensity', Scientific Reports, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep23418

Ma S; Pitman AJ; Lorenz R; Kala J; Srbinovsky J, 2016, 'Earlier green-up and spring warming amplification over Europe', Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 43, pp. 2011 - 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2016GL068062

Seneviratne SI; Donat MG; Pitman AJ; Knutti R; Wilby RL, 2016, 'Allowable CO2 emissions based on regional and impact-related climate targets', Nature, vol. 529, pp. 477 - 483, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature16542

Lorenz R; Argüeso D; Donat MG; Pitman AJ; Hurk BVD; Berg A; Lawrence DM; Chéruy F; Ducharne A; Hagemann S; Meier A; Milly PCD; Seneviratne SI, 2016, 'Influence of land-atmosphere feedbacks on temperature and precipitation extremes in the GLACE-CMIP5 ensemble', Journal of Geophysical Research, vol. 121, pp. 607 - 623, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2015JD024053


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