Latest Publications by Alan Robock

Refereed Journal Articles and Book Chapters

  1. Robock, Alan, 2015: Cloud control: Climatologist Alan Robock on the effects of geoengineering and nuclear war. Bull. Atomic Sci., doi:10.1177/0096340215581353.    PDF file

  2. Baum, Seth D., David C. Denkenberger, Joshua M. Pearce, Alan Robock, and Richelle Winkler, 2015: Resilience to global food supply catastrophes. Environment, Systems, and Decisions, doi:10.1007/s10669-015-9549-2.    PDF file

  3. Gabriel, Corey J., and Alan Robock, 2015: Stratospheric geoengineering impacts on El Nińo/Southern Oscillation. Atmos. Chem. Phys. Disc., 15, 9173-9202, doi:10.5194/acpd-15-9173-2015.   PDF file 

  4. Xia, Lili, Alan Robock, Michael Mills, Andrea Stenke, and Ira Helfand, 2015: Decadal reduction of Chinese agriculture after a regional nuclear war. Earth’s Future, 3, 37-48, doi:10.1002/2014EF000283.     PDF file

  5. Schmidt, Anja, and Alan Robock, 2015: Volcanism, the atmosphere, and climate through time, Chap. 13 of Volcanism and Global Environmental Change, Anja Schmidt, Кirsten E. Fristad, and Linda T. Elkins-Tanton, Eds., (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK), 195-207.   PDF file

  6. Anthes, Richard, Alan Robock, Juan Carlos Antuńa; Oswaldo García, John Braun, and René Estevan Arredondo, 2015: Cooperation on GPS-Meteorology between the United States and Cuba. Bull. Amer. Meteorol. Soc., in press.     PDF file

  7. Tilmes, S., M. J. Mills, U. Niemeier, H. Schmidt, A. Robock, B. Kravitz, J.-F. Lamarque, G. Pitari, and J. M. English, 2015: A new Geoengineering Model Intercomparison Project (GeoMIP) experiment designed for climate and chemistry models. Geosci. Model Dev., 8, 43-49, doi:10.5194/gmd-8-43-2015.    PDF file

  8. Zhang, Yong, Leonard Bielory, Zhongyuan Mi, Ting Cai, Alan Robock, and Panos Georgopoulos, 2014: Allergenic pollen season variations in the past two decades under changing climate in the United States. Global Change Biology, doi:10.1111/gcb.12755.      PDF file

  9. Collow, Thomas W., Alan Robock, and Wei Wu, 2014: Influences of soil moisture and vegetation on convective precipitation forecasts over the United States Great Plains. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119, 9338-9358, doi:10.1002/2014JD021454.   PDF file

  10. Ding, Yanni, James A. Carton, Gennady A. Chepurin, Georgiy Stenchikov, Alan Robock, Lori T. Sentman, and John P. Krasting, 2014: Ocean response to volcanic eruptions in Coupled Model Intercomparison Project 5 (CMIP5) simulations. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 119, 5622-5637, doi:10.1002/2013JC009780.     PDF file

  11. Kravitz, Ben, Douglas G. MacMartin, Alan Robock, Philip J. Rasch, Katharine L. Ricke, Jason N. S. Cole, Charles L. Curry, Peter J. Irvine, Duoying Ji, David Keith, Jón Egill Kristjánsson, John C. Moore, Helene Muri, Balwinder Singh, Simone Tilmes, Shingo Watanabe, Shuting Yang, and Jin-Ho Yoon, 2014: A multi-model assessment of regional climate disparities caused by solar geoengineering. Env. Res. Lett., 9, 074013. doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/9/7/074013.      PDF file      Supplemental Online Material PDF file

  12. Irvine, Peter J., Olivier Boucher, Ben Kravitz, Kari Alterskjćr, Jason N. S. Cole, Duoying Ji, Andy Jones, Daniel J. Lunt, John C. Moore, Helene Muri, Ulrike Niemeier, Alan Robock, Balwinder Singh, Simone Tilmes, Shingo Watanabe, Shuting Yang, and Jin-Ho Yoon, 2014: Key factors governing uncertainty in the response to sunshade geoengineering from a comparison of the GeoMIP ensemble and a perturbed parameter ensemble. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119, 7946-7962, doi:10.1002/2013JD020716.     PDF file

  13. Xia, Lili, Alan Robock, Jason N. S. Cole, D. Ji, John C. Moore, Andy Jones, Ben Kravitz, Helene Muri, Ulrike Niemeier, B. Singh, Simone Tilmes, and Shingo Watanabe, 2014: Solar radiation management impacts on agriculture in China: A case study in the Geoengineering Model Intercomparison Project (GeoMIP).  J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119, 8695-8711, doi:10.1002/2013JD020630.      PDF file

  14. Robock, Alan, 2014: Stratospheric aerosol geoengineering, Issues Env. Sci. Tech. (special issue “Geoengineering of the Climate System”), 38, 162-185.    PDF file

  15. Mills, Michael J., Owen B. Toon, Julia Lee-Taylor, and Alan Robock, 2014: Multi-decadal global cooling and unprecedented ozone loss following a regional nuclear conflict. Earth’s Future, 2, 161-176, doi:10.1002/2013EF000205.    PDF file

  16. Huneeus, Nicolas, Olivier Boucher, Kari Alterskjćr, Jason N. S. Cole, Charles L. Curry, Duoying Ji, Andy Jones, Ben Kravitz, Jón Egill Kristjánsson, John C. Moore, Helene Muri, Ulrike Niemeier, Phil Rasch, Alan Robock, Balwinder Singh, Hauke Schmidt, Michael Schulz, Simone Tilmes, Shingo Watanabe, and Jin-Ho Yoon, 2014: Forcings and feedbacks in the GeoMIP ensemble for a reduction in solar irradiance and increase in CO2. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119, 5226–5239, doi: 10.1002/2013JD021110.    PDF file

  17. Pitari, Giovanni, Valentina Aquila, Ben Kravitz, Alan Robock, Shingo Watanabe, Natalia De Luca, Glauco Di Genova, Eva Mancini, and Simone Tilmes, 2014: Stratospheric ozone response in experiments G3 and G4 of the Geoengineering Model Intercomparison Project (GeoMIP). J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119, 2629-2653, doi:10.1002/ 2013JD020566.    PDF file

  18. Curry, Charles L., Jana Sillmann, David Bronaugh, Kari Alterskjćr, Jason N. S. Cole, Duoying Ji, Ben Kravitz, Jón Egill Kristjánsson, John C. Moore, Helene Muri, Ulrike Niemeier, Alan Robock, Simone Tilmes, and Shuting Yang, 2014: A multi-model examination of climate extremes in an idealized geoengineering experiment. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119, 3900-3923, doi:10.1002/2013JD020648.    PDF file

  19. Berdahl, Mira, Alan Robock, Duoying Ji, John C. Moore, Andy Jones, Ben Kravitz, and Shingo Watanabe, 2014: Arctic cryosphere response in the Geoengineering Model Intercomparison Project (GeoMIP) G3 and G4 scenarios. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119, 1308-1321, doi:10.1002/2013JD020627.     PDF file

  20. Moore, John C., Annette Rinke, Xiaoyong Yu, Duoying Ji, Xuefeng Cui, Yan Li, Kari Alterskjćr, Jón Egill Kristjánsson, Helene Muri, Olivier Boucher, Nicolas Huneeus, Ben Kravitz, Alan Robock, Ulrike Niemeier, Michael Schulz, Simone Tilmes, Shingo Watanabe, and Shuting Wang, 2014: Arctic sea ice and atmospheric circulation under the GeoMIP G1 scenario. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119, 567-583, doi:10.1002/ 2013JD021060.    PDF file

Other Publications

  1. Robock, Alan, 2015: Climatic impacts of volcanic eruptions, Chapter 53 in Encyclopedia of Volcanoes, Second Edition, Haraldur Sigurdsson (editor-in-chief), Bruce Houghton, Stephen R. McNutt, Hazel Rymer and John Styx (editors) (Elsevier, Amsterdam), 935-942.     PDF file

  2. Robock, Alan, 2015: Nuclear winter. In Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences, 2nd Edition, Gerald R. North (editor-in-chief), John Pyle and Fuqing Zhang (editors), Vol. 2, 90-101. (Invited paper)    PDF file 

  3. Robock, Alan, 2015: Volcanoes: Role in climate. In Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences, 2nd Edition, Gerald R. North (editor-in-chief), John Pyle and Fuqing Zhang (editors), Vol. 2, 105-111. (Invited paper)     PDF file 

  4. Robock, Alan, 2015: Soil moisture. In Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences, 2nd Edition, Gerald R. North (editor-in-chief), John Pyle and Fuqing Zhang (editors), Vol. 3, 232-239. (Invited paper)      PDF file 

  5. Antuńa Marrero, Juan Carlos, M. Meghan Miller, Glen Mattioli, Karl Feaux, Richard Anthes, John Braun, Guoquan Wang, and Alan Robock, 2014: Partnering with Cuba: Weather extremes. Science, 345(6194), 278, doi: 10.1126/science.345.6194.278-a. (Letter to Editor)

  6. Kravitz, Ben, Alan Robock, and Olivier Boucher, 2014: Future directions in simulating solar geoengineering; Fourth GeoMIP Workshop; Paris, France, 24–25 April 2014. Eos, 95 (31), 280, doi:10.1002/ 2014EO310010.    PDF file 



Prepared by Alan Robock (robock@envsci.rutgers.edu) - Last updated on May 11, 2015