Publications (updated May 2015)
Shaw, T. A., A. Voigt, S. Kang and J. Seo, 2015: Response of the intertropical convergence zone to zonally-asymmetric subtropical surface forcing, submitted.
Simpson, I., R. Seager, M. Ting and T. A. Shaw, 2015: Causes of change in Northern Hemisphere winter meridional wind and regional hydroclimate, submitted.
Shaw, T. A. and A. Voigt, 2015: Tug of war on summertime circulation between radiative forcing and sea surface warming. Nature Geos., 10.1038/ngeo2449.
Voigt, A., and T. A. Shaw, 2015: Radiative changes of clouds and water vapor shape circulation response to global warming. Nature Geos., 10.1038/ngeo2345.
Dunn-Sigouin, E., and T. A. Shaw, 2015: Comparing and contrasting extreme stratospheric events, including their coupling to the tropospheric circulation. J. Geophys. Res., 10.1002/2014JD022116.
Simpson, I., R. Seager, T. A. Shaw and M. Ting, 2015: Mediterranean summer climate and the importance of Middle-East topography. J. Climate, 28, 1977-1996.
Seager, R., D. Neelin, I. Simpson, H. Liu, N. Henderson, T. A. Shaw, Y. Kushnir, M. Ting and B. Cook, 2014: Dynamical and thermodynamical causes of large-scale changes in the hydrological cycle over North America in response to global warming. J. Climate, 20, 7921-7948.
Simpson, I., T. A. Shaw, and R. Seager, 2014: A diagnosis of the seasonally and longitudinally varying mid-latitude circulation response to global warming. J. Atmos. Sci. , 71, 2489–2515.
Shaw, T. A., J. Perlwitz, and O. Weiner, 2014: Troposphere-stratosphere coupling: Links to North Atlantic weather and climate, including their representation in CMIP5 models. J. Geophys. Res., 10.1002/2013JD021191.
Seager, R., H. Liu, N. Henderson, I. Simpson, C. Kelley, T. A. Shaw, Y. Kushnir and M. Ting, 2014: Causes of increasing aridification of the Mediterranean region in response to rising greenhouse gases. J. Climate, 27, 4655-4676.
Shaw, T. A., 2014: On the role of planetary-scale waves in the abrupt seasonal transition of the Northern Hemisphere general circulation. J. Atmos. Sci., 71, 1724-1746.
Shaw, T. A., and J. Perlwitz, 2014: On the control of the residual circulation and stratospheric temperatures in the Arctic by planetary wave coupling. J. Atmos. Sci., 71, 195-206.
Boos, W. R., and T. A. Shaw, 2013: The effect of moist convection on the tropospheric response to tropical and subtropical zonally asymmetric torques. J. Atmos. Sci., 70, 4089-4111.
Shaw, T. A., and T. P. Lane, 2013: Toward an understanding of vertical momentum transports in cloud system resolving model simulations of multiscale tropical convection. J. Atmos. Sci., 70, 3231-3247.
Shaw, T. A., and J. Perlwitz, 2013: The life cycle of Northern Hemisphere downward wave coupling between the stratosphere and troposphere. J. Climate, 26, 1745-1763.
Charlton-Perez, A. J., et al. (27 co-authors including T. A. Shaw), 2013: On the lack of stratospheric dynamical variability in low-top versions of the CMIP5 models. J. Geophys. Res., 118, 10.1002/jgrd.50125.
Laliberte, F., T. A. Shaw, and O. Pauluis, 2013: A theory for the lower tropospheric structure of the moist isentropic circulation. J. Atmos. Sci., 70, 843-854.
Wu, Y., R. Seager, T. A. Shaw, M. Ting, N. Naik, 2013: Atmospheric circulation response to an instantaneous doubling of carbon dioxide Part II: Atmospheric transient adjustment and its dynamics. J. Climate, 26, 918-935.
Gerber, E. P., A. Butler, N. Calvo, A. Charlton-Perez, M. Giorgetta, E. Manzini, J. Perlwitz, L. M. Polvani, F. Sassi, A. A. Scaife, T. A. Shaw, S.-W. Son, and S. Watanabe, 2012: Assessing and understanding the impact of stratospheric variability on the earth system. 10.1175/BAMS-d-11-00145.1, 845-859.
Shaw, T. A., and O. Pauluis, 2012: Tropical and subtropical meridional latent heat transports by disturbances to the zonal mean and their role in the general circulation. J. Atmos. Sci., 69,1872-1889.
Garfinkel C. I., T. A. Shaw, D. L. Hartmann and D. W. Waugh, 2012: Does the Holton-Tan mechanism explain how the quasi-biennial oscillation modulates the Arctic polar vortex?. J. Atmos. Sci., 69, 1713-1733.
Laliberte, F., T. A. Shaw, and O. Pauluis, 2012: Moist recirculation and water vapor transport on dry isentropes. J. Atmos. Sci., 69, 875-890.
Wu, Y., R. Seager, M. Ting, N. Naik, T. A. Shaw, 2012: Atmospheric circulation response to an instantaneous doubling of carbon dioxide Part I: Model experiments and transient thermal response in the troposphere. J. Climate, 25, 2862-2879.
Shaw, T. A., and W. R. Boos, 2012: The tropospheric response to tropical and subtropical zonally-asymmetric torques: Analytical and idealized numerical model results. J. Atmos. Sci., 69, 214-234.
Hardiman, S. C., N. Butchart, A. J. Charlton-Perez, T. A. Shaw, H. Akiyoshi, S. Bekki, P. Braesicke, M. Chipperfield, M. Dameris, R. R. Garcia, M. Michou, S. Pawson, E. Rozanov and K. Shiabata, 2011: Improved predictability of the troposphere NAO using stratosphere final warmings. J. Geophys. Res., 116, 10.1029/2011JD015914.
Shaw, T. A. and E. Becker, 2011: Comments on "A spectral parameterization of drag, eddy diffusion and wave heating for a three dimensional flow induced by breaking gravity waves. J. Atmos. Sci., 68, 2465-2469.
Pauluis, O., T. A. Shaw, and F. Laliberte, 2011: A statistical generalization of the transformed Eulerian-mean circulation for an arbitrary vertical coordinate system. J. Atmos. Sci., 68, 1766-1783.
Shaw, T. A., J. Perlwitz, N. Harnik, P. A. Newman and S. Pawson, 2011: The impact of stratospheric ozone changes on downward wave coupling in the southern hemisphere. J. Climate, 24, 4210-4229.
Harnik, N., J. Perlwitz, and T. A. Shaw, 2011: Observed decadal changes in downward wave coupling between the stratosphere and troposphere in the southern hemisphere. J. Climate, 24, 4558-4569.
Shaw, T. A., J. Perlwitz, and N. Harnik, 2010: Downward wave coupling between the stratosphere and troposphere: The importance of meridional wave guiding and comparison with zonal-mean coupling. J. Climate, 23, 6365-6381.
Shaw, T. A. and J. Perlwitz, 2010: The impact of stratospheric model configuration on planetary scale waves in northern hemisphere winter. J. Climate, 23, 3369-3389.
M. J. Alexander, et al. (15 co-authors including T. A. Shaw), 2010: Recent developments in gravity wave effects in climate models and the global distribution of gravity wave momentum flux from observations and models. Q. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 136, 1103-1124.
Shaw, T. A. and T. G. Shepherd, 2009: A theoretical framework for energy and momentum consistency in subgrid-scale parameterization in climate models. J. Atmos. Sci., 66, 3095-3114.
Shaw, T. A., M. Sigmond, T. G. Shepherd and J. F. Scinocca, 2009: Sensitivity of simulated climate to conservation of momentum in gravity wave drag parameterization. J. Climate, 22, 2726-2742.
Shaw, T. A. and T. G. Shepherd, 2008: Raising the roof. Nature Geoscience, 1, 12-13.
Shaw, T. A. and T. G. Shepherd, 2008: Wave-activity conservation laws for the three-dimensional anelastic and Boussinesq equations with a horizontally homogeneous background flow. J. Fluid Mech., 594, 493-506.
Shaw, T. A., J.-L. Thiffeault and C. R. Doering, 2007: Stirring up trouble: Multi-scale mixing measures for steady scalar sources. Physica D, 231, 143-164.
Shaw, T. A. and T. G. Shepherd, 2007: Angular momentum conservation and gravity wave drag parameterization: Implications for climate models. J. Atmos. Sci., 64, 190-203.
Shepherd, T. G. and T. A. Shaw, 2004: The angular momentum constraint on climate sensitivity and downward influence in the middle atmosphere. J. Atmos. Sci., 61, 2899-2908.