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Exploring links between precipitation extremes and land use types through the UK Convection-Permitting Model (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Chun, K., Fan, P., He, Q., Dieppois, B., Danaila, L., Quinn, N., …Yetemen, O. (2022, May). Exploring links between precipitation extremes and land use types through the UK Convection-Permitting Model. Presented at European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2022, Vienna, Austria (and online)

Precipitation extremes are commonly linked with land use types. The UKCP18 Convection-Permitting Model (CPM) Projections at 5km high resolution simulation provide opportunities to investigate probable relationships between precipitation extremes and... Read More about Exploring links between precipitation extremes and land use types through the UK Convection-Permitting Model.

The influence of the North Atlantic oscillation & East Atlantic pattern on drought in British catchments (2022)
Journal Article
West, H., Quinn, N., & Horswell, M. (2022). The influence of the North Atlantic oscillation & East Atlantic pattern on drought in British catchments. Frontiers in Environmental Science, 10, https://doi.org/10.3389/fenvs.2022.754597

Drought events are influenced by a combination of both climatic and local catchment characteristics. In Great Britain the North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) has long been recognised as the leading mode of climate variability, and studies have also note... Read More about The influence of the North Atlantic oscillation & East Atlantic pattern on drought in British catchments.

The spatio-temporal influence of atmospheric circulations on monthly precipitation in Great Britain (2022)
Journal Article
West, H., White, P., Quinn, N., & Horswell, M. (2022). The spatio-temporal influence of atmospheric circulations on monthly precipitation in Great Britain. Atmosphere, 13(3), https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos13030429

It has long been understood that the North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) is a key driver of regional climate in Great Britain and across Europe. However, studies have also noted that there is spatio-temporal variability in NAO-rainfall signatures which... Read More about The spatio-temporal influence of atmospheric circulations on monthly precipitation in Great Britain.

Spatio-temporal propagation of North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) rainfall deviations to streamflow in British catchments (2022)
Journal Article
West, H., Quinn, N., & Horswell, M. (2022). Spatio-temporal propagation of North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) rainfall deviations to streamflow in British catchments. Hydrological Sciences Journal, 67(5), 676-688. https://doi.org/10.1080/02626667.2022.2038791

The North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) teleconnection is often cited as the leading mode of climate variability in Great Britain. The NAO has been found to produce significant rainfall deviations that vary in space and time. This study sought to analys... Read More about Spatio-temporal propagation of North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) rainfall deviations to streamflow in British catchments.

Monthly rainfall signatures of the North Atlantic oscillation and East Atlantic pattern in Great Britain (2021)
Journal Article
West, H., Quinn, N., & Horswell, M. (2021). Monthly rainfall signatures of the North Atlantic oscillation and East Atlantic pattern in Great Britain. Atmosphere, 12(11), https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos12111533

Atmospheric-oceanic circulations (teleconnections) have an important influence on regional climate. In Great Britain, the North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) has long been understood as the leading mode of climate variability, and its phase and magnitud... Read More about Monthly rainfall signatures of the North Atlantic oscillation and East Atlantic pattern in Great Britain.

Geospatial cluster analysis of the state, duration and severity of drought over Paraíba State, northeastern Brazil (2021)
Journal Article
Brasil Neto, R. M., Santos, C. A. G., Silva, R. M. D., Santos, C. A. C. D., Liu, Z., & Quinn, N. W. (2021). Geospatial cluster analysis of the state, duration and severity of drought over Paraíba State, northeastern Brazil. Science of the Total Environment, 799, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.149492

Droughts threaten water resources, agriculture, socio-economic activities and the population at the global and regional level, so identifying areas with homogeneous drought behaviors is an important consideration in improving the management of water... Read More about Geospatial cluster analysis of the state, duration and severity of drought over Paraíba State, northeastern Brazil.

Spatio-temporal variability in North Atlantic oscillation monthly rainfall signatures in Great Britain (2021)
Journal Article
West, H., Quinn, N., & Horswell, M. (2021). Spatio-temporal variability in North Atlantic oscillation monthly rainfall signatures in Great Britain. Atmosphere, 12(6), https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos12060763

The North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) is the primary atmospheric-oceanic circulation/teleconnection influencing regional climate in Great Britain. As our ability to predict the NAO several months in advance increases, it is important that we improve o... Read More about Spatio-temporal variability in North Atlantic oscillation monthly rainfall signatures in Great Britain.

Mapping spatio-temporal variability in NAO rainfall signatures (2021)
Presentation / Conference
West, H., Quinn, N., & Horswell, M. (2021, April). Mapping spatio-temporal variability in NAO rainfall signatures. Paper presented at vEGU21: Gather Online

The North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) is often cited as the primary atmospheric-oceanic circulation or teleconnection influencing regional climate in Great Britain. As our ability to predict the NAO several months in advance improves, it is important... Read More about Mapping spatio-temporal variability in NAO rainfall signatures.

Modeling the impacts of future LULC and climate change on runoff and sediment yield in a strategic basin in the Caatinga/Atlantic forest ecotone of Brazil (2021)
Journal Article
Santos, J. Y. G. D., Montenegro, S. M. G. L., Silva, R. M. D., Santos, C. A. G., Quinn, N. W., Dantas, A. P. X., & Ribeiro Neto, A. (2021). Modeling the impacts of future LULC and climate change on runoff and sediment yield in a strategic basin in the Caatinga/Atlantic forest ecotone of Brazil. CATENA, 203, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2021.105308

Water management in the Caatinga/Atlantic forest ecotone in Brazil is critically dependent on better understanding of potential future changes in streamflow and sediment dynamics. This paper evaluates both the future impacts of land use and land cove... Read More about Modeling the impacts of future LULC and climate change on runoff and sediment yield in a strategic basin in the Caatinga/Atlantic forest ecotone of Brazil.

Invigorating hydrological research through journal publications (2020)
Journal Article
Quinn, N., Blöschl, G., Bárdossy, A., Castellarin, A., Clark, M., Cudennec, C., …Zehe, E. (2020). Invigorating hydrological research through journal publications. Water Resources Research, 56(6), https://doi.org/10.1029/2018WR024053

Editors of several journals in the field of hydrology met during the General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union—EGU in Vienna in April 2017. This event was a follow-up of similar meetings held in 2013 and 2015. These meetings enable the group... Read More about Invigorating hydrological research through journal publications.

Water insecurity compounds the global coronavirus crisis (2020)
Journal Article
Staddon, C., Everard, M., Mytton, J., Octavianti, T., Powell, W., Quinn, N., …Mizniak, J. (2020). Water insecurity compounds the global coronavirus crisis. Water International, 45(5), 416-422. https://doi.org/10.1080/02508060.2020.1769345

In recent weeks, people all over the world have been settling into a ‘new normal’ of restricted mobility, online working, social distancing and enhanced hand hygiene. As part of the global fight against the spread of COVID-19 (the illness caused by S... Read More about Water insecurity compounds the global coronavirus crisis.

Progress in evaluating satellite soil moisture products in Great Britain against COSMOS-UK and in-situ soil moisture measurements (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Quinn, N., Newton, C., Boorman, D., Horswell, M., & West, H. (2020, May). Progress in evaluating satellite soil moisture products in Great Britain against COSMOS-UK and in-situ soil moisture measurements. Paper presented at EGU2020: Sharing Geoscience Online

The resolution of satellite of satellite-derived soil moisture data products has matured, notably in recent years due to the Soil Moisture Active Passive mission (SMAP) launched in 2015. Whilst spatial resolutions still fall short of those suitable f... Read More about Progress in evaluating satellite soil moisture products in Great Britain against COSMOS-UK and in-situ soil moisture measurements.

Mapping Wet-Dry Signatures of the North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) in British Catchments (2020)
Presentation / Conference
West, H., Quinn, N., & Horswell, M. (2020, May). Mapping Wet-Dry Signatures of the North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) in British Catchments. Paper presented at EGU2020: Sharing Geoscience Online

The North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) is one of the primary atmospheric circulations which influence weather patterns in Great Britain. Its two phases (either positive or negative depending on differences in sea level pressure) result in characteristi... Read More about Mapping Wet-Dry Signatures of the North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) in British Catchments.

Spatio-Temporal Linkages between the North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO), Rainfall and Streamflow in Great Britain: Evidence from New Historic Datasets (2019)
Presentation / Conference
West, H., Quinn, N., & Horswell, M. (2019, December). Spatio-Temporal Linkages between the North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO), Rainfall and Streamflow in Great Britain: Evidence from New Historic Datasets. Paper presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, United States

The NAO is acknowledged as the primary atmospheric-oceanic teleconnection affecting British hydrometeorology. The influence of the NAO is well studied, however previous work has been conceptually, spatially and temporally limited. This work uses new... Read More about Spatio-Temporal Linkages between the North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO), Rainfall and Streamflow in Great Britain: Evidence from New Historic Datasets.

Educating the Next Generation of Scientists: what should the objectives be, and how can we achieve them? (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Horswell, M., West, H., & Quinn, N. (2019, December). Educating the Next Generation of Scientists: what should the objectives be, and how can we achieve them?. Paper presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, United States

The world has changed, and the role and responsibilities of scientists have changed as a consequence. Not only is there an increasingly urgent need for scientifically informed multi-scale responses to the global problems we face, but there is also a... Read More about Educating the Next Generation of Scientists: what should the objectives be, and how can we achieve them?.

Remote sensing for drought monitoring & impact assessment: Progress, past challenges and future opportunities (2019)
Journal Article
West, H., Quinn, N., & Horswell, M. (2019). Remote sensing for drought monitoring & impact assessment: Progress, past challenges and future opportunities. Remote Sensing of Environment, 232, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2019.111291

© 2019 Elsevier Inc. Drought is a common hydrometeorological phenomenon and a pervasive global hazard. As our climate changes, it is likely that drought events will become more intense and frequent. Effective drought monitoring is therefore critical,... Read More about Remote sensing for drought monitoring & impact assessment: Progress, past challenges and future opportunities.

Re-visioning Geosciences Education: New students, new expectations, new outcomes, new learning (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Horswell, M., West, H., & Quinn, N. (2019, July). Re-visioning Geosciences Education: New students, new expectations, new outcomes, new learning. Paper presented at International Union of Geodesy & Geophysics General Assembly, Montreal, Canada

The international higher educational landscape is characterised by shifting sands, tectonic activity, erosion, deposition, and occasional volcanism. This fluid context arises in response to changes in policy, modes of provision and technology enhance... Read More about Re-visioning Geosciences Education: New students, new expectations, new outcomes, new learning.

Spatial variations in the relationship between precipitation and streamflow in Great Britain (2019)
Presentation / Conference
West, H., Quinn, N., & Horswell, M. (2019, July). Spatial variations in the relationship between precipitation and streamflow in Great Britain. Paper presented at International Union of Geodesy & Geophysics General Assembly, Montreal, Canada

Using the latest available hydro-meteorological datasets from the RCUK Droughts & Water Scarcity Programme, this paper aims to examine the relationship between precipitation and streamflow in 293 catchments across Great Britain (for the period Jan 19... Read More about Spatial variations in the relationship between precipitation and streamflow in Great Britain.

SMAP Satellite Soil Moisture Products: a preliminary evaluation against COSMOS-UK estimates in Great Britain (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Quinn, N., Horswell, M., West, H., & Newton, C. (2019, July). SMAP Satellite Soil Moisture Products: a preliminary evaluation against COSMOS-UK estimates in Great Britain. Paper presented at International Union of Geodesy & Geophysics General Assembly, Montreal, Canada

Satellite-based soil moisture monitoring has matured, notably as a result of the Soil Moisture Ocean Salinity (SMOS) and Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) missions. Whilst spatial resolutions fall short of those ideal for field-scale monitoring, th... Read More about SMAP Satellite Soil Moisture Products: a preliminary evaluation against COSMOS-UK estimates in Great Britain.