Alfredo Ruiz-Barradas
Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science
University of Maryland

Referred Journals:

            Ruiz-Barradas, A., L. Chafik, S. Nigam, and S. Hakkinen, 2018: Recent Subsurface North Atlantic Cooling Trend
                       in context of Atlantic Decadal-to-Multidecadal Variability (pdf). Tellus A, 70, 1-19, DOI: 10.1080/16000870.2018.1481688.

            Ruiz-Barradas, A., and S. Nigam 2018: Hydroclimate Variability and Change over the Mekong River Basin:
                       Modeling, and Predictability and Policy Implications (pdf). J. Hydrometeorology, 19, 849-869.

            Nigam, S., A. Ruiz-Barradas, and L. Chafik, 2018: Gulf Stream Excursions Generate the Decadal Pulses
                       in the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation (pdf). J. Climate, 31, 2853-2870.

            Nigam, S., N. P. Thomas, A. Ruiz-Barradas, and S. J. Weaver, 2017: Striking Seasonality in the Secular Warming
                       of the Northern Continents: Structure and Mechanisms (pdf). J. Climate, 30, 6521-6541.

            Chafik, L., S. Häkkinen, M. H. England, J. A. Carton, S. Nigam, A. Ruiz-Barradas, A Hannachi, and L. Miller, 2016:
                       Global Linkages Originating from Decadal Oceanic Variability in the Subpolar North Atlantic (pdf).
                       Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 10909-10919.

            Ruiz-Barradas, A. E. Kalnay, M. Peña, A. E. BozorgMagham, and S. Motesharrei, 2016: Finding the driver of local
                       ocean-atmosphere coupling in reanalyses and CMIP5 climate models (pdf). Climate Dynamics, 48, 2153-2172.

            Sheffield, J., et al. (including Ruiz-Barradas), 2014: Regional Climate Processes and Projections for North America:
                       CMIP3/CMIP5 differences, attribution and outstanding issues (pdf). NOAA Technical Report OAR CPO-2.

            Sheffield, J., et al. (including Ruiz-Barradas), 2013: North American Climate in CMIP5 Experiments. Part I:
                       Evaluation of 20th Century Continental and Regional Climatology (pdf). J. Climate, 26, 9209-9245.

            Sheffield, J., et al. (including Ruiz-Barradas), 2013: North American Climate in CMIP5 Experiments. Part II:
                       Evaluation of 20th Century Intra-Seasonal to Decadal Variability (pdf). J. Climate, 26, 9247-9290.

            Ruiz-Barradas A., S. Nigam, and A. Kavvada 2013: The Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation in 20th Century Climate Simulations:
                       Uneven Progress from CMIP3 to CMIP5 (pdf). Climate Dynamics, 41, 3301-3315.

            Kavvada A., A. Ruiz-Barradas, and S. Nigam 2013: AMO's Structure and Climate Footprint in Observations and IPCC AR5
                       Climate Simulations(pdf). Climate Dynamics, 41, 1345-1364.

            Ruiz-Barradas A., and S. Nigam 2013: Atmosphere-Land-surface Interactions over the Southern Great Plains: Characterization from
                       Pentad Analysis of DOE-ARM Field Observations and NARR Reanalysis (pdf). J. Climate, 26, 875-886.

            Nigam, S., B. Guan, and A. Ruiz-Barradas, 2011: Key role of the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation in 20th century
                       drought and wet periods over the Great Plains(pdf).
                       Geophys. Res. Lett,38, L16713, doi:10.1029/2011GL048650.

            Ruiz-Barradas. A., S. Nigam, 2010: Great Plains precipitation and its SST links in 20th century climate simulations,
                       and 21st and 22nd century climate projections(pdf).
                       J. Climate, 23, 6409-6429.

            Ruiz-Barradas. A., S. Nigam, 2010: SST-North American hydroclimate links in AMIP simulations of the
                       Drought Working Group Models: A proxy for the idealized drought modeling experiments(pdf).
                       J. Climate, 23, 2585-2598.

            Schubert, S., et al. (including S. Nigam and A. Ruiz-Barradas), 2009: A USCIVAR project to assess and compare the responses
                       of global climate models to drought-related SSTforcingpatterns: Overview and results. (pdf).
                       J. Climate, 22, 5251-5272.

            Weaver, S. J.,A. Ruiz-Barradas, and S. Nigam, 2009: Pentad Evolution of the 1988 Drought and 1993 Flood over the Great
                       Plains: A NARR Perspective on the Atmospheric and Terrestrial Water Balance. (pdf).
                       J. Climate, 22, 5366-5384.

            Karnauskas, K. B., A. Ruiz-Barradas, S. Nigam, and A. J. Busalacchi, 2008: North American Droughts in ERA-40 global and
                       NCEP North American Regional Reanalysys; A Palmer Drought Severity Index Perspective (pdf).
                       J. Climate, 21, 2102-2123.

            Muñoz, E., A. J. Busalacchi, S. Nigam, and A. Ruiz-Baradas, 2008: Winter and Summer Structure of the Caribbean Low-Level Jet (pdf).
                       J. Climate, 21, 1260-1276.

            Ruiz-Barradas, A. S. Nigam, 2006: IPCC's 20th century climate simulations: varied representations of North American
                       hydroclimate variability (pdf).
                       J. Climate, 19, 4041-4058.

            Ruiz-Barradas, A., S. Nigam, 2006: Great Plains hydroclimate variability: the view from North American Regional Reanalysis (pdf).
                       J. Climate, 19, 3004-3010.

            Nigam, S., and A. Ruiz-Barradas, 2006: Seasonal hydroclimate variability over North America in global and regional reanalyses
                       and AMIP Simulations: a mixed assessment (pdf).
                        J. Climate, 19, 815-837.

            Ruiz-Barradas, A., S. Nigam, 2005: Warm-season rainfall variability over the US Great Plains in observations, NCEP and ERA-40
                       reanalyses, and NCAR and NASA atmospheric model simulations (pdf).
                       J. Climate, 18, 1808-1829.

           Ruiz-Barradas, A., J. A. Carton, S. Nigam, 2003: Role of the atmosphere in climate
                      variability of the tropical Atlantic (pdf).
                      J. Climate16, 2052-2065.

            Ruiz-Barradas, A., J. A. Carton, S. Nigam, 2000: Structure of
                      interannual-to-decadal climate variability in the tropical Atlantic sector (pdf).
                      J. Climate, 13, 3285-3297.

            Adem, J., V. M. Mendoza, A. Ruiz, E. E. Villanueva and R. Garduño, 2000:
                      Recent numerical experiments on three-months extended and seasonal weather prediction
                      with a thermodynamic model (pdf).
                      Atmósfera, 13, 53-84.

            Adem, J., A. Ruiz, V.M. Mendoza, R. Garduño and V. Barradas, 1995:
                      Recent experiments on monthly weather prediction with the
                      Adem Thermodynamic Climate Model, with especial emphasis in Mexico (pdf).
                      Atmósfera, 8, 23-34.

Referred Conference Proceedings and Public Outreach::

            Ruiz-Barradas, A., 2015:
                      Variabilidad del Clima y Oscilaciones.
                      (Climate Variabilty and Oscillations) (pdf, in Spanish).
                      Magzine: La Ciencia y el Hombre (Science and Mankind), 27, 2, Universidad Veracruzana.

            Ruiz-Barradas, A., 2012:
                      Inundaciones 2010: Lluvias extremas en Veracruz y su relación con la variabilidad natural del clima
                      (Floods in 2010: Extreme rainfall in Veracruz and its relationship with natural climate variability) (pdf, in Spanish).
                      Book: Inundaciones 2010 en el estado de Veracruz (Floods in 2010 in the state of Veracruz, Mexico),
                      Universidad Veracruzana, COVECYT, Ed. Tejeda Martínez, A., 113-134.

            Torres Alavés, J. A., A. Tejeda Martínez, J. L. Vázquez Aguirre, M. Brunet India, P. Hernández Avila and A. Ruiz-Barradas, 2010:
                      Indices de cambio climático y analisis de variabilidad en el Estado de Veracruz, México.
                      (Climate change indices and analysis of climate variability in the state of Veracruz, Mexico) (pdf, in Spanish).
                      Proceedings: VII Congreso de la Asociación Española de Climatología: Clima, Ciudad y Ecosistemas, Madrid, España.
                      (VII Congress of the Spanish Association of Climatology: Climate, City and Ecosystems, Madrid, Spain)
. Serie A, no. 7, 295-304.


Chapters in Books:

            Nigam, S., Y. Zhao, A. Ruiz-Barradas, and T. Zhou, 2015:
                      The South-Flood North-Drought Pattern over Eastern China and the Drying of the Gangetic Plain: Observations, Simulations, and Origin. (pdf).
                      Chapter 22 in the Book: Climate Change: Multidecadal and Beyond
                      World Scientific Series on Asia-Pacific Weather and Climate, V. 6, 376pp.
                      Eds. Michael Ghil, Mojif Latif, Mike Wallace and C.P. Chang. World Press. ISBN 978-981-4579-92-6.

            Nigam, S. and A. Ruiz-Barradas, 2015:
                      Key Role of the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation in 20th Century Drought and Wet Periods over the US Great Plains and the Sahel. (pdf).
                      Chapter 23 in the Book: Dynamics and Predictability of Large-scale High-Impact Weather and Climate Events
                      Eds. Jianping Li, Richard Swinbank, Hans Volkert and Richard Grotjahn. Cambridge University Press. To be published in 07/2015.

            Ruiz-Barradas, A., A. Tejeda Martínez, S. Miranda Alonso, and R. H. Flores Zamudio, 2010:
                      Climatología (Climatology). (pdf, in Spanish).
                      Chapter 3 in the Book: Atlas del Patrimonio Natural, Histórico y Cultural del Estado de Veracruz, Vol 1. Recursos Naturales
                      (Atlas of the Natural, Historic and Cultural Heritage in the State of Veracruz, Mexico)
, Vol. 1: Natural Resources.,
                      Ed. Griselda Benítez Badillo and Carlos Welsh Rodríguez. ISBN 978-607-95131-6-0

            Tejeda-Martínez, A., J. A. Torres-Alavés, A. Ruiz-Barradas, S. Miranda-Alonso, and S. Salazar-Lizán, 2011:
                      Evaluations and Perceptions of the Climate Change in the State of Veracruz (Mexico): An Overview (pdf).
                      Chapter 8 in the book: Climate Change - Socioeconomic Effects. Ed. H. Kheradmand. ISBN 978-953-307-411-5.

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