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Alexander LV; Allen SK; Bindoff NL; Breon F-M; Church JA; Cubasch U; Emori S; Forster P; Friedlingstein P; Gillett N; Gregory JM; Hartmann DL; Jansen E; Kirtman B; Knutti R; Kanikicharla KK; Lemke P; Marotzke J; Masson-Delmotte V; Meehl GA; Mokhov II; Piao S; Plattner G-K; Qin D; Ramaswamy V; Randall D; Rhein M; Rojas M; Sabine C; Shindell D; Stocker TF; Talley LD; Vaughan DG; Xie S-P; Allen MR; Boucher O; Chambers D; Christensen JH; Ciais P; Clark PU; Collins M; Comiso JC; de Menezes VV; Feely RA; Fichefet T; Fiore AM; Flato G; Fuglestvedt J; Hegerl G; Hezel PJ; Johnson GC; Kaser G; Kattsov V; Kennedy J; Tank AMGK; Le Quere C; Myhre G; Osborn T; Payne AJ; Perlwitz J; Power S; Prather M; Rintoul SR; Rogelj J; Rusticucci M; Schulz M; Sedlacek J; Stott PA; Sutton R; Thorne PW; Wuebbles D, 2014, 'Summary for Policymakers', in Stocker TF; Qin D; Plattner GK; Tignor MMB; Allen SK; Boschung J; Nauels A; Xia Y; Bex V; Midgley PM (ed.), CLIMATE CHANGE 2013: THE PHYSICAL SCIENCE BASIS, CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS, pp. 3 - 29, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000368114000003&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Stocker TF; Qin D; Plattner G-K; Alexander LV; Allen SK; Bindoff NL; Breon F-M; Church JA; Cubasch U; Emori S; Forster P; Friedlingstein P; Gillett N; Gregory JM; Hartmann DL; Jansen E; Kirtman B; Knutti R; Kanikicharla KK; Lemke P; Marotzke J; Masson-Delmotte V; Meehl GA; Mokhov II; Piao S; Ramaswamy V; Randall D; Rhein M; Rojas M; Sabine C; Shindell D; Talley LD; Vaughan DG; Xie S-P, 2014, 'Technical Summary', in Stocker TF; Qin D; Plattner GK; Tignor MMB; Allen SK; Boschung J; Nauels A; Xia Y; Bex V; Midgley PM (ed.), CLIMATE CHANGE 2013: THE PHYSICAL SCIENCE BASIS, CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS, pp. 33 - 115, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000368114000004&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Edenhofer O; Pichs-Madruga R; Sokona Y; Kadner S; Minx JC; Brunner S; Agrawala S; Baiocchi G; Bashmakov IA; Blanco G; Broome J; Bruckner T; Bustamante M; Clarke L; Conte Grand M; Creutzig F; Cruz-Nunez X; Dhakal S; Dubash NK; Eickemeier P; Farahani E; Fischedick M; Fleurbaey M; Gerlagh R; Gomez-Echeverri L; Gupta S; Harnisch J; Jiang K; Jotzo F; Kartha S; Klasen S; Kolstad C; Krey V; Kunreuther H; Lucon O; Masera O; Mulugetta Y; Norgaard R; Patt A; Ravindranath NH; Riahi K; Roy J; Sagar A; Schaeffer R; Schloemer S; Seto K; Seyboth K; Sims R; Smith P; Somanathan E; Stavins R; von Stechow C; Sterner T; Sugiyama T; Suh S; Urama K; Urge-Vorsatz D; Venables A; Victor DG; Weber E; Zhou D; Zou J; Zwickel T; Acquaye A; Blok K; Chan G; Fuglestvedt J; Hertwich E; Kriegler E; Lah O; Mirasgedis S; Robledo Abad C; Sheinbaum C; Smith SJ; van Vuuren D, 2014, 'Technical Summary', in Edenhofer O; PichsMadruga R; Sokona Y; Minx JC; Farahani E; Kadner S; Seyboth K; Adler A; Baum I; Brunner S; Eickemeier P; Kriemann B; Savolainen J; Schlomer S; VonStechow C; Zwickel T (ed.), CLIMATE CHANGE 2014: MITIGATION OF CLIMATE CHANGE, CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS, pp. 33 - 107, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000372635100004&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Zwiers FW ; Alexander LV; GC Hegerl ; TR Knutson ; JP Kossin ; P Naveau ; N Nicholls ; C Schär ; SI Seneviratne ; X Zhang , 2013, 'Challenges in Estimating and Understanding Recent Changes in the Frequency and Intensity of Extreme Climate and Weather Events.', in Asrar GR; Hurrell JW (ed.), Climate Science for Serving Society, Springer Verlag, Springer Netherlands, pp. 339 - 389, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-6692-1_13

Braganza K; Hennessy K; Alexander L; Trewin B, 2013, 'Changes in extreme weather', in Four Degrees of Global Warming: Australia in a Hot World, pp. 33 - 59, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203370476-11

Hartmann DL; Klein Tank AMG; Rusticucci M; Alexander LV; Brönnimann S; Charabi YAR; Dentener FJ; Dlugokencky EJ; Easterling DR; Kaplan A; Soden BJ; Thorne PW; Wild M; Zhai P, 2013, 'Observations: Atmosphere and surface', in Climate Change 2013 the Physical Science Basis: Working Group I Contribution to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, pp. 159 - 254, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781107415324.008

Seneviratne SI; Nicholls N; Easterling D; Goodess CM; Kanae S; Kossin J; Luo Y; Marengo J; Mc Innes K; Rahimi M; Reichstein M; Sorteberg A; Vera C; Zhang X; Rusticucci M; Semenov V; Alexander LV; Allen S; Benito G; Cavazos T; Clague J; Conway D; Della-Marta PM; Gerber M; Gong S; Goswami BN; Hemer M; Huggel C; Van den Hurk B; Kharin VV; Kitoh A; Klein Tank AMG; Li G; Mason S; Mc Guire W; Van Oldenborgh GJ; Orlowsky B; Smith S; Thiaw W; Velegrakis A; Yiou P; Zhang T; Zhou T; Zwiers FW, 2012, 'Changes in climate extremes and their impacts on the natural physical environment', in Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation: Special Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, pp. 109 - 230, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781139177245.006

Alexander L; Tebaldi C, 2012, 'Chapter 10 Climate and Weather Extremes Observations, Modelling, and Projections', in The Future of the World's Climate, Elsevier, pp. 253 - 288, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/b978-0-12-386917-3.00010-5

Alexander LV; Tebaldi C, 2012, 'Weather and Climate Extremes: observations, modelling, projections', in Henderson Sellers A; McGuffie K (ed.), The Future of the World's Climate, Elsevier Science, pp. 253 - 288, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-386917-3.00010-5

Willet K; Alexander L; Thorne PW, 2010, 'Global Climate', in State of the Climate, edn. Original, American Meteorological Soc, Boston, MA, USA, pp. S19 - S51, http://www1.ncdc.noaa.gov/pub/data/cmb/bams-sotc/climate-assessment-2009-lo-rez.pdf

Trenberth KE; Jones PD; Ambenje P; Bojariu R; Easterling D; Klein Tank A; Parker D; Rahimzadeh F; Renwick JA; Rusticucci M; Soden B; Zhai P; Alexander L, 2007, 'Observations: Surface and Atmospheric Climate Change', in Solomon S; Qin D; Manning M; Chen Z; Marquis M; Averyt KB; Tignor M; Miller HL (ed.), Observations: Surface and Atmospheric Climate Change. In: Climate Change 2007: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, edn. Original, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Journal articles

Bador M; Alexander LV, 2022, 'Future Seasonal Changes in Extreme Precipitation Scale With Changes in the Mean', Earth's Future, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2022EF002979

Dunn RJH; Donat MG; Alexander LV, 2022, 'Comparing extremes indices in recent observational and reanalysis products', Frontiers in Climate, vol. 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fclim.2022.989505

Nguyen PL; Bador M; Alexander LV; Lane TP; Ngo-Duc T, 2022, 'More intense daily precipitation in CORDEX-SEA regional climate models than their forcing global climate models over Southeast Asia', International Journal of Climatology, vol. 42, pp. 6537 - 6561, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/joc.7619

Deng X; Perkins-Kirkpatrick SE; Alexander LV; Stark C, 2022, 'Projected Changes and Time of Emergence of Temperature Extremes Over Australia in CMIP5 and CMIP6', Earth's Future, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2021EF002645

Du H; Donat MG; Zong S; Alexander LV; Manzanas R; Kruger A; Choi G; Salinger J; He HS; Li MH; Fujibe F; Nandintsetseg B; Rehman S; Abbas F; Rusticucci M; Srivastava A; Zhai P; Lippmann T; Yabi I; Stambaugh MC; Wang S; Batbold A; de Oliveira PT; Adrees M; Hou W; Santos e Silva CM; Lucio PS; Wu Z, 2022, 'Extreme Precipitation on Consecutive Days Occurs More Often in a Warming Climate', Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, vol. 103, pp. E1130 - E1145, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-21-0140.1

Wang Y; Kajtar JB; Alexander LV; Pilo GS; Holbrook NJ, 2022, 'Understanding the Changing Nature of Marine Cold-Spells', Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 49, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2021GL097002

Zscheischler J; Sillmann J; Alexander L, 2022, 'Introduction to the special issue: Compound weather and climate events', Weather and Climate Extremes, vol. 35, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wace.2021.100381

Hawkins E; Alexander LV; Allan RJ, 2022, 'Millions of digitized historical sea-level pressure observations rediscovered', Geoscience Data Journal, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/gdj3.163

Dey R; Bador M; Alexander LV; Lewis SC, 2021, 'The drivers of extreme rainfall event timing in Australia', International Journal of Climatology, vol. 41, pp. 6654 - 6673, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/joc.7218

Sun Q; Zhang X; Zwiers F; Westra S; Alexander LV, 2021, 'A global, continental, and regional analysis of changes in extreme precipitation', Journal of Climate, vol. 34, pp. 243 - 258, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-19-0892.1

Contractor S; Donat MG; Alexander LV, 2021, 'Changes in observed daily precipitation over global land areas since 1950', Journal of Climate, vol. 34, pp. 3 - 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-19-0965.1

Sen Gupta A; Thomsen M; Benthuysen JA; Hobday AJ; Oliver E; Alexander LV; Burrows MT; Donat MG; Feng M; Holbrook NJ; Perkins-Kirkpatrick S; Moore PJ; Rodrigues RR; Scannell HA; Taschetto AS; Ummenhofer CC; Wernberg T; Smale DA, 2020, 'Drivers and impacts of the most extreme marine heatwaves events', Scientific Reports, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-75445-3

Nguyen PL; Bador M; Alexander LV; Lane TP; Funk CC, 2020, 'On the Robustness of Annual Daily Precipitation Maxima Estimates Over Monsoon Asia', Frontiers in Climate, vol. 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fclim.2020.578785

Dunn RJH; Alexander LV; Donat MG; Zhang X; Bador M; Herold N; Lippmann T; Allan R; Aguilar E; Barry AA; Brunet M; Caesar J; Chagnaud G; Cheng V; Cinco T; Durre I; de Guzman R; Htay TM; Wan Ibadullah WM; Bin Ibrahim MKI; Khoshkam M; Kruger A; Kubota H; Leng TW; Lim G; Li-Sha L; Marengo J; Mbatha S; McGree S; Menne M; de los Milagros Skansi M; Ngwenya S; Nkrumah F; Oonariya C; Pabon-Caicedo JD; Panthou G; Pham C; Rahimzadeh F; Ramos A; Salgado E; Salinger J; Sané Y; Sopaheluwakan A; Srivastava A; Sun Y; Timbal B; Trachow N; Trewin B; van der Schrier G; Vazquez-Aguirre J; Vasquez R; Villarroel C; Vincent L; Vischel T; Vose R; Bin Hj Yussof MNA, 2020, 'Development of an Updated Global Land In Situ-Based Data Set of Temperature and Precipitation Extremes: HadEX3', Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, vol. 125, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2019JD032263

Bador M; Boé J; Terray L; Alexander LV; Baker A; Bellucci A; Haarsma R; Koenigk T; Moine MP; Lohmann K; Putrasahan DA; Roberts C; Roberts M; Scoccimarro E; Schiemann R; Seddon J; Senan R; Valcke S; Vanniere B, 2020, 'Impact of Higher Spatial Atmospheric Resolution on Precipitation Extremes Over Land in Global Climate Models', Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, vol. 125, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2019JD032184

Grose MR; Narsey S; Delage FP; Dowdy AJ; Bador M; Boschat G; Chung C; Kajtar JB; Rauniyar S; Freund MB; Lyu K; Rashid H; Zhang X; Wales S; Trenham C; Holbrook NJ; Cowan T; Alexander L; Arblaster JM; Power S, 2020, 'Insights From CMIP6 for Australia's Future Climate', Earth's Future, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2019EF001469

Alexander LV; Bador M; Roca R; Contractor S; Donat MG; Nguyen PL, 2020, 'Intercomparison of annual precipitation indices and extremes over global land areas from in situ, space-based and reanalysis products', Environmental Research Letters, vol. 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ab79e2

Contractor S; Donat MG; Alexander LV; Ziese M; Meyer-Christoffer A; Schneider U; Rustemeier E; Becker A; Durre I; Vose RS, 2020, 'Rainfall Estimates on a Gridded Network (REGEN) - A global land-based gridded dataset of daily precipitation from 1950 to 2016', Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, vol. 24, pp. 919 - 943, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-919-2020

Gross MH; Donat MG; Alexander LV; Sherwood SC, 2020, 'Amplified warming of seasonal cold extremes relative to the mean in the Northern Hemisphere extratropics', Earth System Dynamics, vol. 11, pp. 97 - 111, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/esd-11-97-2020

Bador M; Alexander LV; Contractor S; Roca R, 2020, 'Diverse estimates of annual maxima daily precipitation in 22 state-of-the-art quasi-global land observation datasets', Environmental Research Letters, vol. 15, pp. 035005 - 035005, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ab6a22

Oliver ECJ; Burrows MT; Donat MG; Sen Gupta A; Alexander LV; Perkins-Kirkpatrick SE; Benthuysen JA; Hobday AJ; Holbrook NJ; Moore PJ; Thomsen MS; Wernberg T; Smale DA, 2019, 'Projected Marine Heatwaves in the 21st Century and the Potential for Ecological Impact', Frontiers in Marine Science, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2019.00734

Holbrook NJ; Scannell HA; Sen Gupta A; Benthuysen JA; Feng M; Oliver ECJ; Alexander LV; Burrows MT; Donat MG; Hobday AJ; Moore PJ; Perkins-Kirkpatrick SE; Smale DA; Straub SC; Wernberg T, 2019, 'A global assessment of marine heatwaves and their drivers', Nature Communications, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-10206-z

Gross MH; Donat MG; Alexander LV, 2019, 'Changes in daily temperature extremes relative to the mean in Coupled Model Intercomparison Project Phase 5 models and observations', International Journal of Climatology, vol. 39, pp. 5273 - 5291, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/joc.6138

Alexander LV; Fowler HJ; Bador M; Behrangi A; Donat M; Dunn R; Funk C; Goldie J; Lewis E; Rogé M; Seneviratne SI; Venugopal V, 2019, 'On the use of indices to study extreme precipitation on sub-daily and daily timescales', Environmental Research Letters, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ab51b6

Liu Y; Donat MG; Rust HW; Alexander LV; England MH, 2019, 'Decadal predictability of temperature and precipitation means and extremes in a perfect-model experiment', Climate Dynamics, vol. 53, pp. 3711 - 3729, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00382-019-04734-z

McGree S; Herold N; Alexander L; Schreider S; Kuleshov Y; Elifaleti ENE; Finaulahi S; Inape K; Mackenzie B; Malala H; Ngari A; Prakash B; Tahani L, 2019, 'Recent changes in mean and extreme temperature and precipitation in the western Pacific Islands', Journal of Climate, vol. 32, pp. 4919 - 4941, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-18-0748.1

Roca R; Alexander LV; Potter G; Bador M; Jucá R; Contractor S; Bosilovich MG; Cloché S, 2019, 'FROGS: A daily 1° × 1° gridded precipitation database of rain gauge, satellite and reanalysis products', Earth System Science Data, vol. 11, pp. 1017 - 1035, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-1017-2019

Du H; Alexander LV; Donat MG; Lippmann T; Srivastava A; Salinger J; Kruger A; Choi G; He HS; Fujibe F; Rusticucci M; Nandintsetseg B; Manzanas R; Rehman S; Abbas F; Zhai P; Yabi I; Stambaugh MC; Wang S; Batbold A; de Oliveira PT; Adrees M; Hou W; Zong S; Santos e Silva CM; Lucio PS; Wu Z, 2019, 'Precipitation From Persistent Extremes is Increasing in Most Regions and Globally', Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 46, pp. 6041 - 6049, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2019GL081898

Vogel E; Donat MG; Alexander LV; Meinshausen M; Ray DK; Karoly D; Meinshausen N; Frieler K, 2019, 'The effects of climate extremes on global agricultural yields', Environmental Research Letters, vol. 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ab154b

Goldie J; Alexander L; Lewis SC; Sherwood SC; Bambrick H, 2019, 'Correction to: Changes in relative fit of human heat stress indices to cardiovascular, respiratory, and renal hospitalizations across five Australian urban populations (International Journal of Biometeorology, (2018), 62, 3, (423-432), 10.1007/s00484-017-1451-9)', International Journal of Biometeorology, vol. 63, pp. 561, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00484-019-01697-y

Salinger MJ; Renwick J; Behrens E; Mullan AB; Diamond HJ; Sirguey P; Smith RO; Trought MCT; Alexander L; Cullen NJ; Fitzharris BB; Hepburn CD; Parker AK; Sutton PJ, 2019, 'The unprecedented coupled ocean-atmosphere summer heatwave in the New Zealand region 2017/18: Drivers, mechanisms and impacts', Environmental Research Letters, vol. 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ab012a

Smale DA; Wernberg T; Oliver ECJ; Thomsen M; Harvey BP; Straub SC; Burrows MT; Alexander LV; Benthuysen JA; Donat MG; Feng M; Hobday AJ; Holbrook NJ; Perkins-Kirkpatrick SE; Scannell HA; Sen Gupta A; Payne BL; Moore PJ, 2019, 'Marine heatwaves threaten global biodiversity and the provision of ecosystem services', Nature Climate Change, vol. 9, pp. 306 - 312, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41558-019-0412-1

Liu Y; Donat MG; Taschetto AS; Doblas-Reyes FJ; Alexander LV; England MH, 2019, 'A Framework to Determine the Limits of Achievable Skill for Interannual to Decadal Climate Predictions', Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, vol. 124, pp. 2882 - 2896, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2018JD029541

Funk C; Harrison L; Alexander L; Peterson P; Behrangi A; Husak G, 2019, 'Exploring trends in wet-season precipitation and drought indices in wet, humid and dry regions', Environmental Research Letters, vol. 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ab4a6c

Lewis E; Fowler H; Alexander L; Dunn R; Mcclean F; Barbero R; Guerreiro S; Li XF; Blenkinsop S, 2019, 'GSDR: A global sub-daily rainfall dataset', Journal of Climate, vol. 32, pp. 4715 - 4729, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-18-0143.1

Oliver ECJ; Donat MG; Burrows MT; Moore PJ; Smale DA; Alexander LV; Benthuysen JA; Feng M; Sen Gupta A; Hobday AJ; Holbrook NJ; Perkins-Kirkpatrick SE; Scannell HA; Straub SC; Wernberg T, 2018, 'Longer and more frequent marine heatwaves over the past century', Nature Communications, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-03732-9

Bao J; Sherwood SC; Alexander LV; Evans JP, 2018, 'Comments on “temperature-extreme precipitation scaling: A two-way causality?”', International Journal of Climatology, vol. 38, pp. 4661 - 4663, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/joc.5665

Dittus AJ; Karoly DJ; Donat MG; Lewis SC; Alexander LV, 2018, 'Understanding the role of sea surface temperature-forcing for variability in global temperature and precipitation extremes', Weather and Climate Extremes, vol. 21, pp. 1 - 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wace.2018.06.002

Contractor S; Donat MG; Alexander LV, 2018, 'Intensification of the Daily Wet Day Rainfall Distribution Across Australia', Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 45, pp. 8568 - 8576, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2018GL078875


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