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Weather & Climate 43 (2023)

Journal Articles (PDF of all)

Bromley T. and Gray S. Condensation nuclei data off the west coast of New Zealand, Vol 43, 2023

Williams J., Behrens E., Morgenstern O., Hayek W., Teixeira J. and Varma V.  Regional ocean grid refinement and its effect on simulated atmospheric climate, Vol 43, 2023

Tunster J. Notes from the forecast room: Wellington snow event 10 August 2023, Vol 43, 2023

Book Reviews

Doolin C. Firmament: The Hidden Science of Weather, Climate Change, and the Air that Surrounds Us, by Simon Clark. 2023

Doolin C. Superstorm 1950: The Greatest Simultaneous Blizzard, Ice Storm, Windstorm, and Cold Outbreak of the Twentieth Century, by David A. Call. 2023

Richards K. Under the Weather: A Future Forecast for New Zealand, by James Renwick. 2023

Weather & Climate 42 (2023)

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Lu F. and Webster C. A case of spillover rain coinciding with bushfire smoke, Vol 42, 2023

Salinger M.J., Diamond H.J., Bell J., Behrens E., Blair Fitzharris B., Herod N., McLuskie M., Parker AK., Ratz H., Renwick J., Scofield C., Shears NT., Smith RO., Sutton PJ. and Troigh MCT. Coupled ocean-atmosphere summer heatwaves in the New Zealand region: an update, Vol 42, 2023

Turner R., Baddock K., Woolley JM., Pearce P., Pezza A. and Pirooz A. Time series of relative humidity, wet-bulb temperature, and dewpoint temperature at Kelburn 42 and Masterton over the last 90 years, Vol 42, 2023

Pirooz A., Moore S., Carey-Smith T., Turner R. and Su CH. The New Zealand Reanalysis (NZRA): development and preliminary evaluation, Vol 42, 2023

Book Review

Doolin C.: Reginald Sutcliffe and the Invention of Modern Weather Systems Science, by Jonathan E. Martin, Purdue University Press, 2021, 484 pages, Vol. 42, 2023

Weather & Climate 41 (2021)

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Williams J. and Renwick J. Synoptic weather regimes over Aotearoa New Zealand, Vol 41, 2021

Srinivasan R., Carey-Smith T. and Macara G. Trend analysis on frequency of New Zealand climate extremes, Vol 41, 2021

Crouch J. F. and Russell F. M. South Island West Coast orographic rainfall – a polarimetric radar view, Vol 41, 2021

Pirooz A.A.S., Moore S., Carey-Smith T., Turner R. and Su C.-H. Evaluation of global and regional reanalyses performance over New Zealand Vol 41, 2021

Conway J., Carey-Smith T., Cattoën-Gilbert C., Moore S., Sirguey P. and Zammit  C. Simulations of seasonal snowpack duration and water storage across New Zealand Vol 41, 2021

Weather & Climate 40 (2020)

Journal Articles

Fowler A.M.: The 1950 Albert Park thermometer screen change: a critical review of previous work, Vol 40, 2020

Salinger M.J., Diamond H.J. and Renwick J.A.: Surface temperature trends and variability in New Zealand and surrounding oceans: 1871-2019, Vol 40, 2020

Srinivasan R. , Wang L.  and Bulleid J.L.: Machine learning-based climate time series anomaly detection using convolutional neural networks, Vol 40, 2020

Weather & Climate 39 (2019)

Journal Articles

Griffiths, G.M., N. Talbot, K.N. Dirks, G. Betti and J.A. Salmond: Forecasting brown haze in Auckland, Vol 39, 2019.

Srinivasan, R., G. Macara, and B. Liley: Sunshine duration instrument comparison in New Zealand, Vol 39, 2019.

Prebble, K.R., J.C. Nicol, and L. Sutherland-Stacey: Spatial sampling scale implications for rainfall induced landslide forecasting, Vol 39, 2019.

Revell, M., T. Carey-Smith, and S. Moore: A severe frontal rain event over the lower North Island of New Zealand with intense embedded convective banding,Vol 39, 2019.

Book Review

Giles, B.D.: The Madhouse Effect: How climate change denial is threatening our planet, destroying our politics, and driving us crazy, M.E. Mann and T. Toles, Columbia University Press, New York. Paperback edition 2018, ISBN9780231177870. 222 pages

Weather & Climate 38 (2018)

Journal Articles

Jobst, A.M., D.G. Kingston and N.J. Cullen: High resolution precipitation fields for the Clutha catchment, Vol 38, 2018.

Nichol, S.: Dobson spectrophotometer #17: past, present and future, Vol. 38, 2018

Liley, J.B.: Stability of solar radiation sensor calibration in the NZ Climate Network, Vol. 38, 2018.

Bromley, A.M., M.J. Harvey, S.A. Gray and J. McGregor: Condensation Nuclei and Aerosol Optical Depth measurements through the western Pacific Ocean, Vol 38, 2018.

Weather & Climate 37 (2017)

Journal Articles

Mol, A.J. and D.S. Wratt: Diurnal variations in precipitation frequency in New Zealand, Vol 37, 2017.

Bromley A. and S. Gray: Carbon monoxide changes in Auckland – the effects of government legislation, Vol. 37, 2017

Mol, A., A., Tait, and G. Macara: An automated drought monitoring system for New Zealand, Vol. 37, 2017.

Book Review 

Richards, K.: New Zealand’s Worst Disasters. True Stories That Rocked a Nation, by Graham Hutchins and Russel Young, David, Auckland, New Zealand, Exisle Publishing. 224 pages, ISBN: 978-1-77559-

Weather & Climate 36 (2016)

Journal Articles

Sievers, U. and M. Kossmann: The cold air drainage model KLAM_21 – Model formulation and comparison with observations, Vol. 36, 2016

Williams, J., O. Morgenstern, V. Verma, E. Behrens, W. Hayek, H. Oliver, S. Dean, B. Mullan, and D. Frame: Development of the New Zealand Earth System Model: NZESM, Vol. 36, 2016.

Giles, B.D.: The Canterbury supercell of 23 February 2014: a misoscale analysis based on amateur automatic weather stations, Vol. 36, 2016.

Weather & Climate 35 (2015)

Journal Articles

Peyroux, C.E., L.S. Bussen, S.B. Costello, K.N. Dirks: Traffic pollution while commuting – Does commute mode matter?, Vol. 35, 2015.

Weissertk, L.F., J.A. Salmond, A. Friedel, M. LaFave, L. Schwendenman: Temporal and spatial patterns of carbon dioxide mixing ratios in a subtropical urban environment during spring, Vol. 35, 2015.

Book Reviews

Giles, B.: Living in a warmer world, Editor: Jim Salinger, David Bateman Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand. ISBN978-1-86953-840-8, 246pp, 2013.

Giles, B.: High Water, 3 Bad Monkeys, New Zealand. ISBN 978-0-473-30710-3, Hardback, 96pp, 2015.

Weather & Climate 34 (2014)

Journal Articles

Salinger, M. J and A. S. Porteous: New Zealand climate: patterns of drought 1941/42 – 2012/13, Vol. 34, 2014.

Revell, C., S. Ready, J. Renwick, and H. J. Diamond: A case study of Tropical Cyclone Wilma, January 2011, Vol. 34, 2014.

Tait, A. and G. Macara: Evaluation of interpolated daily temperature data for high elevation areas in New Zealand, Vol. 34, 2014.

Harrington, L. and J. Renwick: Secular changes in New Zealand rainfall characteristics 1950-2009, Vol. 34, 2014.

Book Reviews

Giles, B.: The Inquisition of climate science, by James Lawrence Powell, Columbia, University Press, New York, July 2011, ISBN 978 0 231 15718 6, 2014.

Weather & Climate 33 (2013)

Journal Articles

Ackerley, D., R. Bell, B. Mullan and H. McMillan: Estimation of regional departures from global-average sea-level rise around New Zealand from AOGCM simulations, Vol. 33, 2013.

Giles, B.: Using a non-professional automatic weather station network for mesoanalysis in Auckland, New Zealand, Vol. 33, 2013.

Jiang, N., K. Dirks and K. Luo: Classification of synoptic weather types using the self-organising map and its application to climate and air quality data visualisation, Vol. 33, 2013.

Griffith, G.: New Zealand six main centre extreme rainfall trends 1962-2011, Vol. 33, 2013.

Book Reviews

Richards, K.: Home is the Howling Wilderness: Settlers and the Environment in Southern New Zealand, by Peter Holland, Auckland University Press, February 2013, 256 pages, ISBN: 978-1-86940-739-1, Vol. 33, 2013.

Weather & Climate 32(2) (2012)

Journal Articles

Salmond, J.: Editorial: Responding to changing urban climates, Vol. 32(2), 2012.

Tait, A., S. Allan, S. Oldfield, and A. Semadeni-Davie, The Urban Impacts Toolbox: An overview, Vol. 32(2), 2012.

McMillan, H., M. Duncan, G. Smart, J. Sturman, S. Poyck, S. Reese, A. Tait, E. Hreinsson, and J. Wals: The Urban Impacts Toolbox: An example of modelling the effect of climate change and sea level rise on future flooding, Vol. 32(2), 2012.

Keenan, N. and S. Oldfiel: The Urban Impacts Toolbox: An initial assessment of climate change flood adaptation options for Westport, Vol. 32(2), 2012.

Weather & Climate 32(1) (2012) 

Journal Articles

Giles, B.: Editorial, Vol. 32(2), 2012.

Ackerley, D., S. Dean, A. Sood and B. Mulla: Regional climate modelling in New Zealand: Comparison to gridded and satellite observations, Vol. 32(1), 2012.

Mullan, B.: Applying the Rhoades and Salinger Method to New Zealand’s “SevenStation” Temperature Series, Vol. 32(1), 2012.

Ruglys, M.: Military Meteorology and the New Zealand Defence Force Strategic Vision, Vol. 32(1), 2012.

Tigona, R. and C. de Freitas: Relationship between the Southern Oscillation and rainfall in Vanuatu, Vol. 32(1), 2012.

McKenzie, R., R. Scragg, B. Liley, P. Johnston, J. Wishart, and A. Reeder: Sunburn versus vitamin D induced by UV from solaria and sunlight in New Zealand, Vol. 32(1), 2012.

Book Reviews

Giles, B.: Merchants of Doubt – How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming. By Noami Oreskes and Erik M. Conway, Bloomsbury, June 2010, ISBN1608193942.

Giles, B.: Air Con. The seriously inconvenient truth about global warming. By Ian Wishart. Howling at the Moon Publishing, North Shore New Zealand, 2009, ISBN 9780958240147.

Weather & Climate 31 (2011)

Journal Articles

Renwick, J.A., Kidson’s Synoptic Weather Types and Surface Climate Variability over New Zealand, Vol. 31, 2011.

Griffiths, G., Drivers of extreme daily rainfalls in New Zealand, Vol. 31, 2011.

Garrett, S.A., Cook, D.E., and Marshall, R.E., The Seabreeze 2009 experiment: investigating the impact of ocean and atmopsheric processes on radar performance in the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, Vol. 31, 2011.

Jiang, N., Griffiths, G., and Dirks, K.N., Linking synoptic weather types to daily rainfall in Auckland, Vol. 31, 2011.

Kreft, P. and Crouch, J., Albany Tornado, Tuesday 03 May 2011, Vol. 31, 2011.

Weather & Climate 30 (2010)

Journal Articles

Ibbitt, R.P. and G. Williams, Climate Change adaptation options for Greater Wellington Regional Council’s wholesale water supply, Vol. 30, 2010.

Sutherland-Stacey, L., Shucksmith, P. and Austin, G., High Resolution Observation of a Small Tornado, Ardmore, New Zealand, Vol. 30, 2010.

Carey-Smith, T., Dean, S., Vial, J. and Thompson, C., Changes in precipitation extremes for New Zealand: climate model predictions, Vol. 30, 2010.

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