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Publications list for Thorne, P.W

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Simmons, A.J., Willett, K.M., Jones, P.D., Thorne, P.W. and Dee, D., 2010
“Low-frequency variations in surface atmospheric humidity, temperature and precipitation: Inferences from reanalyses and monthly gridded observational datasets.”
Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, D01110, doi:10.1029/2009JD012442

Willett, K.M., Jones, P.D., Gillett, N.P. and Thorne, P.W., 2008
“Recent Changes in Surface Humidity: Development of the HadCRUH Dataset”
Journal of Climate, 21 doi:10.1175/2008JCLI2274.1 5364-5383

Santer,B.D., Thorne,P.W., Hainberger,L., Taylor,K.E., Wigley,T.M.L., Lanzante,J.R., Solomon,S., Free,M., Gleckler,P.J., Jones,P.D. and others, 2008
“Consistency of modelled and observed temperature trends in the tropical troposphere.”
International Journal of Climatology, 28, doi:10.1002/joc.1756

Willett, K.M., Gillett, N.P., Jones, P.D., and Thorne, P.W., 2007
“Attribution of observed surface humidity changes to human influence.”
Nature, 449 710-712

Thorne, P.W., Parker, D.E., Tett, S.F.B., Jones, P.D., McCarthy, M., Coleman, H. and Brohan, P., 2005
“Revisiting radiosonde upper air temperatures from 1958-2002”
Journal of Geophysical Research, 110, D18105, doi:10.1029/2004/JD005753

Thorne, P.W., Jones, P.D., Tett, S.F.B., Allen, M.R., Parker, D.E., Stott, P.A., Jones, G.S., Osborn, T.J. and Davies, T.D., 2003
“Probable causes of late twentieth century tropospheric temperature trends.”
Climate Dynamics 21, 573-591 Springer Verlag. DOI 10.1007/s00382-003-0353-1 (R)
(keywords: troposphere temperature trends historical causes)

Thorne, P.W., Jones, P.D., Tett, S.F.B., Parker, D.E., Osborn, T.J. and Davies, T.D., 2002
“Ascribing potential causes of recent trends in free atmosphere temperatures.”
Atmospheric Science Letters 2, 132-142 May be accessible at
(keywords: temperature radiosonde climate change modelling historical datasets paper)

Thorne, P.W., Jones, P.D., Osborn, T.J., Davies, T.D., Tett, S.F.B., Parker, D.E., Stott, P.A., Jones, G.S. and Allen, M.R., 2002
“Assessing the robustness of zonal mean climate change detection.”
Geophysical Research Letters 29 (doi:10.1029/2002GL0015717), xxxx-yyyy
(keywords: climate change detection)

Thorne, P.W., 2001
“Advancing Climate Change Detection and Attribution Studies in the Free Atmosphere.”
Ph.D. Thesis, School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, U.K. email.
(keywords: climate change detection methodology atmosphere)

Last updated: February 2010