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Tropical climate change, the Hadley and Walker Circulations, and Australian climate
Explaining Melbourne’s crazy but predictable weather
Global analysis of cyclone-induced compound precipitation and wind extreme events
Trends in polar sea ice and associated global atmospheric circulations
Why more clouds can mean less rain in Australia
Antarctic skin temperature warming related to enhanced downward longwave radiation associa..
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Trends and variability in polar sea ice, global atmospheric circulations, and baroclinicity
Ian Simmonds, Muyuan Li
Journal article | 2021 | ANNALS OF THE NEW YORK ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
We analyze the polar sea ice distribution and the global sea level pressure (SLP) and baroclinicity distributions over the "satell..
Antarctic skin temperature warming related to enhanced downward longwave radiation associated with increased atmospheric advection of moisture and temperature
Kazutoshi Sato, Ian Simmonds
Journal article | 2021 | ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH LETTERS
We investigate linear trends in Antarctic skin temperatures (temperatures from about the top millimeter of the surface) over the f..
A Mediterranean cold front identification scheme combining wind and thermal criteria
Evangelia Bitsa, Helena A Flocas, John Kouroutzoglou, George Galanis, Maria Hatzaki, George Latsas, Irina Rudeva, Ian Simmonds
Journal article | 2021 | INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CLIMATOLOGY
The goal of this study is to advance an automated and objective scheme for the identification of cold fronts over the Mediterranea..
Midlatitude Winter Extreme Temperature Events and Connections with Anomalies in the Arctic and Tropics
Irina Rudeva, Ian Simmonds
Journal article | 2021 | JOURNAL OF CLIMATE
For the last few decades the Northern Hemisphere midlatitudes have seen an increasing number of temperature extreme events. It has..
Antarctic Peninsula warm winters influenced by Tasman Sea temperatures
Kazutoshi Sato, Jun Inoue, Ian Simmonds, Irina Rudeva
Journal article | 2021 | NATURE COMMUNICATIONS
The Antarctic Peninsula of West Antarctica was one of the most rapidly warming regions on the Earth during the second half of the ..
Collaborative impact of the NAO and atmospheric blocking on European heatwaves, with a focus on the hot summer of 2018
Muyuan Li, Yao Yao, Ian Simmonds, Dehai Luo, Linhao Zhong, Xiaodan Chen
Journal article | 2020 | ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH LETTERS
Two intense heatwaves of July and early August 2018 are found to be associated with a European blocking (EB) event accompanied by ..
Development of a Front Identification Scheme for Compiling a Cold Front Climatology of the Mediterranean
E Bitsa, H Flocas, J Kouroutzoglou, M Hatzaki, I Rudeva, I Simmonds
Journal article | 2019 | CLIMATE
The objective of this work is the development of an automated and objective identification scheme of cold fronts in order to produ..
The Australian Northwest Cloudband: Climatology, Mechanisms, and Association with Precipitation
Kimberley J Reid, Ian Simmonds, Claire L Vincent, Andrew D King
Journal article | 2019 | JOURNAL OF CLIMATE
Australian northwest cloudbands (NWCBs) are continental-scale bands of continuous cloud that stretch from northwest to southeast A..
Sub synoptic scale features of the South Australia Storm of September 2016-Part II: analysis of mechanisms driving the gusts
Nick Earl, Ian Simmonds
Journal article | 2019 | WEATHER
An extreme extratropical cyclone (ETC) struck South Australia on 28 September 2016, causing state-wide blackouts and damage. In th..
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Honours, Awards and Fellowships
The International Journal of Climatology Award for 2008
(Inaugural) Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society Medal 2000. Leadership in meteorology, oceanography, and climate.
Fellow of the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society
Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society
Bachelor of Science
Doctor of Philosophy
Flinders University of South Australia
University of Sao Paulo
The Scripps Research Institute
Colorado State University
National Institute for Water and Atmospheric Research Ltd.