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Sara Rauscher's Publications

  • McDowell, N. G., A. P. Williams, C. Xu, W. T. Pockman, T. Dickman, S. Sevanto, R. Pangle, J. Limousin, J. PLaut, D. Scott Mackkay, J. Ogee, J. C. Domec, C. D. Allen, R. A. Fisher, X. Jiang, J. Muss, D. D. Breshears, S. A. Rauscher, and C. Koven (2015): Convergent predictions of massive conifer mortality due to chronic temperature rise. Nature Climate Change, in press.
  • Rauscher, S. A., X. Jiang, A. S. Steiner, P. Williams, M. Cai, and N. G. McDowell (2015): SST warming patterns and vegetation change. Journal of Climate, J. Climate28, 7943–7961.
  • Sakaguchi, K., L. Ruby Leung, C. Zhao, Q. Yang, J. Lu, S. Hagos, S. A. Rauscher, L. Dong, T. D. Ringler, and P. H. Lauritzen (2015) Exploring a multiresolution approach using AMIP simulations. Journal of Climate, J. Climate28, 5549–5574.
  • Rauscher, S. A. and T. D. Ringler (2014): Impact of variable-resolution meshes on midlatitude baroclinic eddies using CAM-MPAS-A. Monthly Weather Review, 142, 4256–4268. 
  • T. A. O’Brien, W. D. Collins, S. A. Rauscher, and T. D. Ringler (2014): Reducing the computational cost of the ECF using a nuFFT: A fast and objective density estimation method. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 79, 222-234.
  • Yang, Q., L. R. Leung, S. A. Rauscher, T. D. Ringler, and M. A. Taylor (2014): Atmospheric moisture budget and spatial resolution dependence of precipitation extremes in aqua-planet simulations. Journal of Climate, 27, 3565–3581.
  • Landu K., L.-Y. R. Leung, S. Hagos, V. Vinoj, S. A. Rauscher, T. D. Ringler, and M. Taylor (2014) The dependence of ITCZ structure on model resolution and dynamical core in aqua-planet simulations. Journal of Climate, 27, 2375–2385.
  • Ashfaq, M. S. Gosh, Shih-Chieh Kao, L. C. Bowling, P. Mote, S. A. Rauscher, and N. S. Diffenbaugh (2013): Near-term acceleration of hydroclimatic change in the western U.S. Journal of Geophysical Research, 118, 10,676–10,693.
  • Adams, H. D., A. P. Williams, C. Xu, S. A. Rauscher, X. Jiang, and N. McDowell, (2013) Empirical and process-based approaches to forest mortality models. Frontiers in Functional Plant Ecology, 4, 438.
  • O’Brien, T. A., F. Li, W. D. Collins, S. A. Rauscher, T. D. Ringler, M. Taylor, S. M. Hagos, and L. R. Leung (2013): Observational constraints on scale awareness: Scale incognizance in CAM and WRF. Journal of Climate, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00005.1.
  • Seth, A., S. A. Rauscher, M. Biasutti, A. Giannini, S. J. Camargo, and M. Rojas (2013): CMIP5 projected changes in the annual cycle of precipitation in monsoon regions. Journal of Climate, 26, 7328–7351.
  • Hagos, Samson, Ruby Leung, S. A. Rauscher, Todd Ringler (2013): Error characteristics of two grid refinement approaches in aquaplanet simulations: MPAS-A and WRF. Monthly Weather Review, 141, 3022–3036.
  • Jiang, X., S. A. Rauscher, T. D. Ringler, D. Lawrence, P. Williams, M. Cai, A. S. Steiner, and N. McDowell (2013): Projected future changes in vegetation in western North America in the twenty-first century. Journal of Climate, 26, 3671–3687.
  • Williams, A. P., C. D. Allen, A. K. Macalady, D. Griffin, C. A. Woodhouse, D. M. Meko, T. W. Swetnam, S. A. Rauscher, R. Seager, H. D. Grissino-Mayer, J. S. Dean, E. R. Cook, C. Gangodagamage, M. Cai, N. G. McDowell (2013): Temperature as a potent driver of regional forest drought stress and tree mortality. Nature Climate Change, 3(3), doi:10.1038/nclimate1693.
  • Rauscher, S. A., T. D. Ringler, W. C. Skamarock, and A. A. Mirin (2013): Exploring a global multiresolution modeling approach using aquaplanet simulations. Journal of Climate, 26, 2432–2452.
  • Elguindi, N., S. A. Rauscher, and F. Giorgi (2013): Changes in temperature records over Europe. Climatic Change, 117, 415-431.

    Williams A.P., C. Funk, J. Michaelsen, S. A. Rauscher, W. Robertson, T. H. G. Wils, M. Koprowski, Z. Eshetu, and N. J. Loader (2012): Recent precipitation trends in the Greater Horn of Africa and the emerging role of Indian Ocean sea surface temperature. Climate Dynamics, 39, 2307-2328, doi: 10.1007/s00382-010-0984-y.
  • Diro, G.T., S. A. Rauscher. F. Giorgi, and A. M. Tompkins (2012): Sensitivity of mean seasonal climate and diurnal cycle of precipitation over Central America to land surface and prognostic SST schemes in RegCM4. Climate Research, 52, 31-48.
  • Rauscher, S. A., F. Kucharski, and D. B. Enfield (2011): The role of regional SST warming variations in the drying of Meso-America in future climate projections. Journal of Climate, 24, 2003-2016, doi: 10.1175/2010JCLI3536.1.
  • Seth, A., S. A. Rauscher, M. Rojas, A. Giannini, and S. J. Camargo (2011): Enhanced spring convective barrier for monsoons in a warmer world? Climatic Change Letters, 104, 403-414, doi: 10.1007/s10584-010-9973-8.
  • Coppola, E., F. Giorgi, S. A. Rauscher, and C. Piani (2010): A weighting technique for reproducing the mesoscale signal using an ensemble of 13 RCMs. Climate Research, 44, 121-134.
  • Rauscher, S. A., E. Coppola, C. Piani, and F. Giorgi (2010): Resolution effects on regional climate model simulations of seasonal precipitation over Europe. Climate Dynamics, 35, 685–711, doi: 10.1007/s00382-009-0607-7.
  • Katragkou, E., P. Zanis, I. Tegoulias, D. Melas, I. Kioutsioukis, B. C. Krüger, P. Huszar, T. Halenka, and S. Rauscher (2010): Decadal regional air quality simulations over Europe in present climate: near surface ozone sensitivity to external meteorological forcing. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 11805-11821, doi:10.5194/acp-10-11805-2010.
  • Artale, V., S. Calmanti, A. Carillo, A. Dell’Aquila, M. Hermann, G. Pisacane, P. M. Ruti, G. Sannino, M. V. Striglia, F. Giorgi, X. Bi, J. S. Pal, and S. Rauscher (2009): An atmosphere-ocean regional climate model for the Mediterranean area: Assessment of a present climate simulation. Climate Dynamics, doi: 10.1007/s00382-009-0691-8.
  • Seth, A., M. Rojas, and S. A. Rauscher (2009): CMIP3 projected changes in the annual cycle of the South American Monsoon. Climatic Change, doi: 10.1007/s10584-009-9736-6.
  • Rauscher, S. A., and T. D. Ringler (2009): Meeting report: Improving the resolution of climate models to address regional climate change. EOS, 90(48), doi:10.1029/2009EO480004.
  • Steiner A. L., J. S. Pal, S. A. Rauscher, J. L. Bell, N. S. Diffenbaugh, L. C. Sloan, and F. Giorgi (2009): Land surface coupling in regional climate simulations of tropical monsoon systems. Climate Dynamics, 33, 869-892, doi:10.1007/s00382-009-0543-6.
  • Rauscher, S. A., C. Covey, A. Henderson-Sellers, and F. Giorgi (2009): Workshop report: Developing know-how on regional climate change research. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 90, 231-234.
  • Krüger, B.C.,  E. Katragkou, I. Tegoulias, P. Zanis, D. Melas, E. Coppola, S. Rauscher, P. Huszar, and T. Halenka (2008): Regional decadal photochemical model calculations for Europe concerning ozone levels in a changing climate. Időjárás - Quarterly Journal  of the Hungarian Meteorological Service,112, 285-300.
  • Giorgi, F., N. S. Diffenbaugh, X. J. Gao, E. Coppola, S. K. Dash, O. Frumento, S. A. Rauscher, A. Remedio, I. Seidou Sanda, A. Steiner, B. Sylla, and A. Zakey (2008): Exploring uncertainties in regional climate change: The regional climate change hyper-matrix framework. EOS, 89(45): 445-446.
  • Rauscher, S. A., J. S. Pal, N. S. Diffenbaugh, and M. M. Benedetti (2008): Future changes in snowmelt-driven runoff timing over the western US. Geophysical Research Letters, 35, L16703, doi:10.1029/2008GL034424.
  • Konaré, A., A. S. Zakey, F. Solmon, F. Giorgi, S. Rauscher, S. Ibrah, and X. Bi (2008): A regional climate modeling study of the effect of desert dust on the West African monsoon. Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, D12206, doi:10.1029/2007JD009322.
  • Rauscher, S. A., F. Giorgi, N. S. Diffenbaugh, and A. Seth (2008): Extension and intensification of the Meso-American mid-summer drought in the 21st century. Climate Dynamics, 31, 551-571, doi:10.1007/s00382-007-0359-1.
  • Pal, J. S., F. Giorgi, X. Bi, N. Elguindi, F. Solmon, X. Gao, S. A. Rauscher, R. Francisco, A. Zakey, J. Winter, M. Ashfaq, F. S. Syed, J. L. Bell, N. S. Diffenbaugh, J. Karmacharya, A. Konare, D. Martinez, R. P. da Rocha, L. C. Sloan, and A. Steiner (2007): Regional climate modeling for the developing world: The ICTP RegCM3 and RegCNET. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 88, 1395-1409.
  • Rauscher, S. A., A. Seth, B. Liebmann, S. J. Camargo, and J.-H. Qian (2007): Regional climate model simulated timing and character of seasonal rains in South America. Monthly Weather Review, 135(7), 2642-2657.
  • Seth, A., S. A. Rauscher, S. J. Camargo, J.-H. Qian, and J. S. Pal (2006): RegCM regional climatologies for South America using reanalysis and ECHAM global model driving fields. Climate Dynamics, 28, 461-480.
  • Rauscher, S. A., A. Seth, J.-H. Qian, and S. J. Camargo (2006): Domain choice in an experimental nested modeling prediction system for South America. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 86, 229-246. 

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