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Journal articles

Sherwood SC, 2020, 'Adapting to the challenges of warming', Science (New York, N.Y.), vol. 370, pp. 782 - 783, http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.abe4479

Prasad AA; Sherwood SC; Brogniez H, 2020, 'Using Megha-Tropiques satellite data to constrain humidity in regional convective simulations: A northern Australian test case', Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/qj.3816

Mantsis DF; Sherwood S; Dixit V; Morrison H; Thompson G, 2020, 'Mid-level clouds over the Sahara in a convection-permitting regional model', Climate Dynamics, vol. 54, pp. 3425 - 3439, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00382-020-05188-4

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

Sherwood SC; Webb MJ; Annan JD; Armour KC; Forster PM; Hargreaves JC; Hegerl G; Klein SA; Marvel KD; Rohling EJ; Watanabe M; Andrews T; Braconnot P; Bretherton CS; Foster GL; Hausfather Z; von der Heydt AS; Knutti R; Mauritsen T; Norris JR; Proistosescu C; Rugenstein M; Schmidt GA; Tokarska KB; Zelinka MD, 2020, 'An Assessment of Earth's Climate Sensitivity Using Multiple Lines of Evidence.', Reviews of Geophysics, vol. 58, pp. e2019RG000678 - e2019RG000678, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2019RG000678

Nishant N; Sherwood SC; Geoffroy O, 2019, 'Aerosol-induced modification of organised convection and top-of-atmosphere radiation', npj Climate and Atmospheric Science, vol. 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41612-019-0089-1

Herger N; Abramowitz G; Sherwood S; Knutti R; Angélil O; Sisson SA, 2019, 'Ensemble optimisation, multiple constraints and overconfidence: a case study with future Australian precipitation change', Climate Dynamics, vol. 53, pp. 1581 - 1596, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00382-019-04690-8

Maher P; Gerber EP; Medeiros B; Merlis TM; Sherwood S; Sheshadri A; Sobel AH; Vallis GK; Voigt A; Zurita-Gotor P, 2019, 'Model Hierarchies for Understanding Atmospheric Circulation', Reviews of Geophysics, vol. 57, pp. 250 - 280, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2018RG000607

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

Colin M; Sherwood S; Geoffroy O; Bony S; Fuchs D, 2019, 'Identifying the sources of convective memory in cloud-resolving simulations', Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, vol. 76, pp. 947 - 962, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JAS-D-18-0036.1

Eyring V; Cox PM; Flato GM; Gleckler PJ; Abramowitz G; Caldwell P; Collins WD; Gier BK; Hall AD; Hoffman FM; Hurtt GC; Jahn A; Jones CD; Klein SA; Krasting JP; Kwiatkowski L; Lorenz R; Maloney E; Meehl GA; Pendergrass AG; Pincus R; Ruane AC; Russell JL; Sanderson BM; Santer BD; Sherwood SC; Simpson IR; Stouffer RJ; Williamson MS, 2019, 'Taking climate model evaluation to the next level', Nature Climate Change, vol. 9, pp. 102 - 110, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41558-018-0355-y

Bao J; Sherwood SC, 2019, 'The Role of Convective Self-Aggregation in Extreme Instantaneous Versus Daily Precipitation', Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, vol. 11, pp. 19 - 33, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2018MS001503

Prasad AA; Sherwood SC; Reeder MJ; Lane TP, 2019, 'Rapidly Evolving Cirrus Clouds Modulated by Convectively Generated Gravity Waves', Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2019JD030538

Sherwood SC, 2018, 'How Important Is Humidity in Heat Stress?', Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, vol. 123, pp. 11 - 810, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2018JD028969

Hernandez-Deckers D; Sherwood SC, 2018, 'On the role of entrainment in the fate of cumulus thermals', Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, vol. 75, pp. 3911 - 3924, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JAS-D-18-0077.1

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

Sherwood SC; Dixit V; Salomez C, 2018, 'The global warming potential of near-surface emitted water vapour', Environmental Research Letters, vol. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/aae018

Dixit V; Geoffroy O; Sherwood SC, 2018, 'Control of ITCZ Width by Low-Level Radiative Heating From Upper-Level Clouds in Aquaplanet Simulations', Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 45, pp. 5788 - 5797, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2018GL078292

Maher P; Vallis GK; Sherwood SC; Webb MJ; Sansom PG, 2018, 'The Impact of Parameterized Convection on Climatological Precipitation in Atmospheric Global Climate Models', Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 45, pp. 3728 - 3736, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2017GL076826

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

Dixit V; Sherwood S; Geoffroy O; Mantsis D, 2018, 'The role of nonlinear drying above the boundary layer in the Mid-Holocene African Monsoon', Journal of Climate, vol. 31, pp. 233 - 249, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0234.1

Tsushima Y; Brient F; Klein SA; Konsta D; Nam CC; Qu X; Williams KD; Sherwood SC; Suzuki K; Zelinka MD, 2017, 'The Cloud Feedback Model Intercomparison Project (CFMIP) Diagnostic Codes Catalogue - Metrics, diagnostics and methodologies to evaluate, understand and improve the representation of clouds and cloud feedbacks in climate models', Geoscientific Model Development, vol. 10, pp. 4285 - 4305, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/gmd-10-4285-2017

Bao J; Sherwood SC; Colin M; Dixit V, 2017, 'The Robust Relationship Between Extreme Precipitation and Convective Organization in Idealized Numerical Modeling Simulations', Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, vol. 9, pp. 2291 - 2303, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2017MS001125

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

Nishant N; Sherwood SC, 2017, 'A cloud-resolving model study of aerosol-cloud correlation in a pristine maritime environment', Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 44, pp. 5774 - 5781, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2017GL073267

Mantsis DF; Sherwood S; Allen R; Shi L, 2017, 'Natural variations of tropical width and recent trends', Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 44, pp. 3825 - 3832, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2016GL072097

Geoffroy O; Sherwood SC; Fuchs D, 2017, 'On the role of the stratiform cloud scheme in the inter-model spread of cloud feedback', Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, vol. 9, pp. 423 - 437, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2016MS000846

Bao J; Sherwood SC; Alexander LV; Evans JP, 2017, 'Future increases in extreme precipitation exceed observed scaling rates', Nature Climate Change, vol. 7, pp. 128 - 132, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nclimate3201

Gettelman A; Sherwood SC, 2016, 'Processes Responsible for Cloud Feedback', Current Climate Change Reports, vol. 2, pp. 179 - 189, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40641-016-0052-8

Pepler AS; Alexander LV; Evans JP; Sherwood SC, 2016, 'The influence of local sea surface temperatures on Australian east coast cyclones', Journal of Geophysical Research, vol. 121, pp. 13 - 363, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2016JD025495

Stevens B; Sherwood SC; Bony S; Webb MJ, 2016, 'Prospects for narrowing bounds on Earth's equilibrium climate sensitivity', Earth's Future, vol. 4, pp. 512 - 522, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2016EF000376

Gilmore JB; Evans JP; Sherwood SC; Ekström M; Ji F, 2016, 'Extreme precipitation in WRF during the Newcastle East Coast Low of 2007', Theoretical and Applied Climatology, vol. 125, pp. 809 - 827, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00704-015-1551-6

Fuchs D; Sherwood S, 2016, 'No access practical approximations to seasonal fluctuation-dissipation operators given a limited sample', Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, vol. 73, pp. 2529 - 2545, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JAS-D-15-0279.1

Nishant N; Sherwood SC; Geoffroy O, 2016, 'Radiative driving of shallow return flows from the ITCZ', Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, vol. 8, pp. 831 - 842, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2015MS000606

Pepler AS; Di Luca A; Ji F; Alexander LV; Evans JP; Sherwood SC, 2016, 'Projected changes in east Australian midlatitude cyclones during the 21st century', Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 43, pp. 334 - 340, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2015GL067267

Hernandez-Deckers D; Sherwood SC, 2016, 'A numerical investigation of cumulus thermals', Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, vol. 73, pp. 4117 - 4136, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JAS-D-15-0385.1

Maher P; Sherwood SC, 2016, 'Skill in simulating australian precipitation at the tropical edge', Journal of Climate, vol. 29, pp. 1477 - 1496, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0548.1

Pepler AS; Alexander LV; Evans JP; Sherwood SC, 2016, 'Zonal winds and southeast Australian rainfall in global and regional climate models', Climate Dynamics, vol. 46, pp. 123 - 133, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00382-015-2573-6

Sherwood S, 2015, 'Climate science: The Sun and the rain', Nature, vol. 528, pp. 200 - 201, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/528200a

Goldie J; Sherwood S; Green D; Alexander L, 2015, 'Temperature and Humidity Effects on Hospital Morbidity in Darwin, Australia', Annals of Global Health, vol. 81, pp. 333 - 341, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aogh.2015.07.003

Webb MJ; Lock AP; Bretherton CS; Bony S; Cole JNS; Idelkadi A; Kang SM; Koshiro T; Kawai H; Ogura T; Roehrig R; Shin Y; Mauritsen T; Sherwood SC; Vial J; Watanabe M; Woelfle MD; Zhao M, 2015, 'The impact of parametrized convection on cloud feedback', Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, vol. 373, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsta.2014.0414

Schmidt GA; Sherwood S, 2015, 'A practical philosophy of complex climate modelling', European Journal for Philosophy of Science, vol. 5, pp. 149 - 169, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13194-014-0102-9

Sherwood SC; Nishant N, 2015, 'Atmospheric changes through 2012 as shown by iteratively homogenized radiosonde temperature and wind data (IUKv2)', Environmental Research Letters, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/10/5/054007

Sherwood SC; Bony S; Boucher O; Bretherton C; Forster PM; Gregory JM; Stevens B, 2015, 'Adjustments in the forcing-feedback framework for understanding climate change', Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, vol. 96, pp. 217 - 228, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-13-00167.1

Fuchs D; Sherwood S; Hernandez D, 2015, 'An exploration of multivariate fluctuation dissipation operators and their response to sea surface temperature perturbations', Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, vol. 72, pp. 472 - 486, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JAS-D-14-0077.1

Bony S; Stevens B; Frierson DMW; Jakob C; Kageyama M; Pincus R; Shepherd TG; Sherwood SC; Siebesma AP; Sobel AH; Watanabe M; Webb MJ, 2015, 'Clouds, circulation and climate sensitivity', Nature Geoscience, vol. 8, pp. 261 - 268, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ngeo2398

Pepler AS; Di Luca A; Ji F; Alexander LV; Evans JP; Sherwood SC, 2015, 'Impact of identification method on the inferred characteristics and variability of Australian east coast lows', Monthly Weather Review, vol. 143, pp. 864 - 877, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-14-00188.1

Sherwood SC; Bony S; Dufresne JL, 2014, 'Spread in model climate sensitivity traced to atmospheric convective mixing', Nature, vol. 505, pp. 37 - 42, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature12829

Sherwood S; Fu Q, 2014, 'A drier future?', Science, vol. 343, pp. 737 - 739, http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1247620


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