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Isphording RN; Alexander LV; Bador M; Green D; Evans JP; Wales S, 2024, 'A Standardized Benchmarking Framework to Assess Downscaled Precipitation Simulations', Journal of Climate, 37, pp. 1089 - 1110, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-23-0317.1

Lane TP; King AD; Perkins-Kirkpatrick SE; Pitman AJ; Alexander LV; Arblaster JM; Bindoff NL; Bishop CH; Black MT; Bradstock RA; Clarke HG; Gallant AJE; Grose MR; Holbrook NJ; Holland GJ; Hope PK; Karoly DJ; Raupach TH; Ukkola AM, 2023, 'Attribution of extreme events to climate change in the Australian region – A review', Weather and Climate Extremes, 42, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wace.2023.100622

Liu Y; Donat MG; England MH; Alexander LV; Hirsch AL; Delgado-Torres C, 2023, 'Author Correction: Enhanced multi-year predictability after El Niño and La Niña events (Nature Communications, (2023), 14, 1, (6387), 10.1038/s41467-023-42113-9)', Nature Communications, 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-023-43407-8

Liu Y; Donat MG; England MH; Alexander LV; Hirsch AL; Delgado-Torres C, 2023, 'Enhanced multi-year predictability after El Niño and La Niña events', Nature Communications, 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-023-42113-9

Nguyen PL; Bador M; Alexander LV; Lane TP, 2023, 'Selecting regional climate models based on their skill could give more credible precipitation projections over the complex Southeast Asia region', Climate Dynamics, 61, pp. 3431 - 3452, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00382-023-06751-5

Hawkins E; Alexander LV; Allan RJ, 2023, 'Millions of digitized historical sea-level pressure observations rediscovered', Geoscience Data Journal, 10, pp. 385 - 395, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/gdj3.163

Bador M; Alexander LV, 2022, 'Future Seasonal Changes in Extreme Precipitation Scale With Changes in the Mean', Earth's Future, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 35, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wace.2021.100381

Dey R; Bador M; Alexander LV; Lewis SC, 2021, 'The drivers of extreme rainfall event timing in Australia', International Journal of Climatology, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 15, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 18, pp. 65 - 74, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wace.2017.10.003


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