Publications

2017

Abatzoglou, J. T., D. E. Rupp. 2017.
Evaluating climate model simulations of drought for the northwestern United States
International Journal of Climatology, in press.

Frankson, R., K. Kunkel, S. Champion, L. Stevens, D. Easterling, K. Dello, M. Dalton, and D. Sharp. 2017. Oregon State Summary. NOAA Technical Report NESDIS 149-OR, 3 pp.



2016

Rupp, D. E., S. Li. 2016.
Less warming projected during heavy winter precipitation in the Cascades and Sierra Nevada
International Journal of Climatology, doi: 10.1002/joc.4963.

Rupp, D. E., S. Li., P. W. Mote, N. Massey, S. N. Sparrow, D. C. H. Wallom. 2016.
Influence of the ocean and greenhouse gases on severe drought likelihood in the central US in 2012
Journal of Climate, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0294.1.

Clifton, C., K. Day, K. Dello, G. Grant, J. Halofsky, D. Issak, C. Luce, M. Safeeq, B. Staab, J. Stevenson. 2016. Climate Change and Hydrology in the Blue Mountains.  In Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation in the Blue Mountains Region Eds: Halofsky, J., D. Peterson. General Technical Report PNW-GTR. USDA USFS. 22-33.


Joyce, L., M. Talbert, D. Sharp, J. Morisette, J. Stevenson. 2016. Historical and Projected Climate in the Northern Rockies. In Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation in the Northern Rockies. Eds. Halofsky, J., D. Peterson, K. Dante-Wood. L. Hoang, J. Linda. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR, USDA USFS. 58-65


Marshall, A., D. Lach, J. Stevenson, J. Bolte, J. Koch. 2016. Collaborative modeling to assess climate impacts on water resources in the Big Wood Basin, Idaho. In Including Stakeholders in Environmental Modeling: Considerations, Methods and Applications. Eds. Gray S., M. Paolisso, R. Jordan. Springer Publishing.

Rupp, D. E., J. T. Abatzoglou, P. W. Mote. 2016.
Projections of 21st century climate of the Columbia River Basin
Climate Dynamics, doi: 10.1007/s00382-016-3418-7.

Mote, P. W., D. E. Rupp, S. Li, D. J. Sharp, F. Otto, P. F. Uhe, M. Xiao, D. P. Lettenmaier, H. Cullen, M. R. Allen. 2016.
Perspectives on the causes of exceptionally low 2015 snowpack in the western United States
Geophysical Research Letters (43), 10980-10988, doi: 10.1002/2016GL069965.

Rupp, D. E., S. Li., P. W. Mote, K. Shell, N. Massey, S. N. Sparrow, D. C. H. Wallom, M. R. Allen. 2016.
Seasonal spatial patterns of projected anthropogenic warming in complex terrain: A modeling study of the western USA
Climate Dynamics, doi: 10.1007/s00382-016-3200-x.

Stevenson, J., M. Crimmins, J. Whitehead, C. Fraisse, J. Brugger, 2016. Connecting Information with Practical Uses: Extension and the NOAA RISA Program. In Climate in Context, Eds. Parris, A., G. Garfin, K. Dow, R. Meyer, S. Close. Wiley and Sons. 75-97

Rupp, D. E. 2016.
An evaluation of 20th century climate for the Southeastern United States as simulated by Coupled Model Intercomparison Project Phase 5 (CMIP5)
U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2016–1047, 32 p., doi: 10.3133/ofr20161047.

Mote, P. W., M. R. Allen, R. G. Jones, S. Li, R. Mera, D. E. Rupp, A. Salahuddin, D. Vickers. 2016.
Superensemble regional climate modeling for the western US
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (97), 203-215, doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-14-00090.1.

2015

Mera, R., N. Massey, M. Allen, P. Mote, D. E. Rupp, P. C. Frumhoff. 2015.
Climate change, climate justice, and the application of probabilistic event attribution to summer heat extremes in the California Central Valley
Climatic Change (133), 427-438, doi:10.1007/s10584-015-1474-3.

Li, S., P. W. Mote, D. E. Rupp, D. Vickers, R. Mera, M. R. Allen. 2015.
Evaluation of a regional climate modeling effort for the western United States using a superensemble from weather@home
Journal of Climate (28), 7470–7488, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00808.1.

Vano, J. A., J. B. Kim, D. E. Rupp, P. W. Mote. 2015.
Selecting climate change scenarios using impact-relevant sensitivities
Geophysical Research Letters (42), 5516–5525, doi: 10.1002/2015GL063208.

Rupp, D. E., S. Li., N. Massey, S. N. Sparrow, P. W. Mote, M. R. Allen. 2015.
Anthropogenic influence on the changing likelihood of an exceptionally warm summer in Texas, 2011
Geophysical Research Letters (42), 2392-2400, doi: 10.1002/2014GL062683.

2014

Abatzoglou, J. T., D. E. Rupp, P. W. Mote. 2014.
Questionable evidence of natural warming of the northwestern United States
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA (111), E5605-E5606, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1421311112.

Abatzoglou, J. T., D. E. Rupp, P. W. Mote. 2014.
Seasonal climate variability and change in the Pacific Northwest of the United States
Journal of Climate (27), 2125-2142, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00218.1.

2013

Jaeger, W., A. Plantinga, H. Chang, K. Dello, G. Grant, D. Hulse, J. McDonnell, S. Lancaster, H. Moradkhani, A. Morzillo, P. Mote, A. Nolin, M. Santelmann, J. Wu. 2013. Toward a formal definition of water scarcity in natural-human systems, Water Resour. Res., 49, 4506–4517, doi:10.1002/wrcr.20249.

Rupp, D. E., J. T. Abatzoglou, K. C. Hegewisch, P. W. Mote. 2013.
Evaluation of CMIP5 20th century climate simulations for the Pacific Northwest USA
Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres (188), doi: 10.1002/jgrd.50843.

Rupp, D. E., P. W. Mote, N. Massey, F. E. L. Otto, M. R. Allen. 2013.
Human influence on the probability of low precipitation in the central United States in 2012
In Peterson, T. C., M. P. Hoerling, P. A. Stott, S. Herring, eds., Explaining extreme events of 2012 from a climate perspective, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (94), S2-S6.

Rupp, D. E., P. W. Mote, N. L. Bindoff, P. A. Stott, D. A. Robinson. 2013.
Detection and attribution of observed changes in Northern Hemisphere spring snow cover
Journal of Climate (26), 6904-6914, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00563.1.

Bumbaco, K.A., K.D. Dello, N.A. Bond. 2013. History of Pacific Northwest heat waves: synoptic pattern and trends. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 52, 1618–1631.doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JAMC-D-12-094.1

2012

Rupp, D. E., P. W. Mote, N. Massey, C. J. Rye, R. Jones, M. R. Allen. 2012.
Did human influence on climate make the 2011 Texas drought more probable? In Peterson, T. C., P. A. Stott, S. Herring, eds., Explaining extreme events of 2011 from a climate perspective, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (93), 1041-1067, doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00021.1.