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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

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 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; 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

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; Guzman R; Htay TM; Ibadullah WMW; Ibrahim MKIB; Khoshkam M; Kruger A; Kubota H; Leng TW; Lim G; Li‐Sha L; Marengo J; Mbatha S; McGree S; Menne M; Skansi MDLM; 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; Schrier G; Vazquez‐Aguirre J; Vasquez R; Villarroel C; Vincent L; Vischel T; Vose R; Yussof MNABH, 2020, 'Development of an updated global land in‐situ‐based dataset of temperature and precipitation extremes: HadEX3', Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2019jd032263

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

Bador M; Donat MG; Geoffroy O; Alexander LV, 2018, 'Assessing the robustness of future extreme precipitation intensification in the CMIP5 ensemble', Journal of Climate, vol. 31, pp. 6505 - 6525, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0683.1

Angélil O; Stone D; Perkins-Kirkpatrick S; Alexander LV; Wehner M; Shiogama H; Wolski P; Ciavarella A; Christidis N, 2018, 'On the nonlinearity of spatial scales in extreme weather attribution statements', Climate Dynamics, vol. 50, pp. 2739 - 2752, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00382-017-3768-9

Thomas Z; Turney C; Allan R; Colwell S; Kelly G; Lister D; Jones P; Beswick M; Alexander L; Lippmann T; Herold N; Jones R, 2018, 'A new daily observational record from Grytviken, South Georgia: Exploring twentieth-century extremes in the South Atlantic', Journal of Climate, vol. 31, pp. 1743 - 1755, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0353.1

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

Gross MH; Donat MG; Alexander LV; Sisson SA, 2018, 'The sensitivity of daily temperature variability and extremes to dataset choice', Journal of Climate, vol. 31, pp. 1337 - 1359, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0243.1

Sillmann J; Thorarinsdottir T; Keenlyside N; Schaller N; Alexander LV; Hegerl G; Seneviratne SI; Vautard R; Zhang X; Zwiers FW, 2017, 'Understanding, modeling and predicting weather and climate extremes: Challenges and opportunities', Weather and Climate Extremes, vol. 18, pp. 65 - 74, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wace.2017.10.003

Pepler AS; Alexander LV; Evans JP; Sherwood SC, 2017, 'The influence of topography on midlatitude cyclones on Australia's east coast', Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, vol. 122, pp. 9173 - 9184, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2017JD027345

Goldie J; Alexander L; Lewis SC; Sherwood S, 2017, 'Comparative evaluation of human heat stress indices on selected hospital admissions in Sydney, Australia', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 41, pp. 381 - 387, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1753-6405.12692

Loughran TF; Perkins-Kirkpatrick SE; Alexander LV, 2017, 'Understanding the spatio-temporal influence of climate variability on Australian heatwaves', International Journal of Climatology, vol. 37, pp. 3963 - 3975, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/joc.4971

Gross M; Alexander ; macadam ; Green D; evans , 2017, 'The representation of health-relevant heatwave characteristics in a Regional Climate Model ensemble for New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory, Australia', Int. J. Climatol., vol. 37, pp. 1195 - 1210, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/joc.4769.

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

Pepler AS; Fong J; Alexander LV, 2017, 'Australian east coast mid-latitude cyclones in the 20th Century Reanalysis ensemble', International Journal of Climatology, vol. 37, pp. 2187 - 2192, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/joc.4812

Gross MH; Alexander LV; Macadam I; Green D; Evans JP, 2017, 'The representation of health-relevant heatwave characteristics in a Regional Climate Model ensemble for New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory, Australia', International Journal of Climatology, vol. 37, pp. 1195 - 1210, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/joc.4769

Herold N; Alexander L; Green D; Donat M, 2017, 'Greater increases in temperature extremes in low versus high income countries', Environmental Research Letters, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/aa5c43

Alexander LV; Arblaster JM, 2017, 'Historical and projected trends in temperature and precipitation extremes in Australia in observations and CMIP5', Weather and Climate Extremes, vol. 15, pp. 34 - 56, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wace.2017.02.001


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