Dr. Tiffany A. Shaw
Publications (updated June 2014)
Dunn-Sigouin, E., and T. A. Shaw, 2014: Comparing and contrasting extreme stratospheric events, including their coupling to the tropospheric circulation, J. Geophys. Res., submitted.
Voigt, A., and T. A. Shaw, 2014: Radiative changes of clouds and water vapor shape circulation response to global warming, submitted.
Simpson, I., R. Seager, T. A. Shaw and M. Ting, 2014: Mediterranean summer climate and the importance of the Zagros Mountains. J. Climate, submitted.
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, submitted.
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.