Submitted Papers


Champion, A.J., Blenkinsop, S., Li, X-F, Fowler, H.J. (sub), Synoptic-scale precursors of extreme UK summer 3-hourly rainfall.

Champion, A.J., Collins, M., Catto, J.L., Siegert, S., Hodges, K.I. (sub), Extreme European windstorms and their precipitation over the 20th Century.


Published Papers


Allan, R.P., Lavers, D.L., Champion, A.J. (2015), Diagnosing links between atmospheric moisture and extreme daily precipitation over the UK, Int. J. Clim., doi:10.1002/joc.4547. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/joc.4547

Champion, A.J., Allan, R.P., Lavers, D.L. (2015), Atmospheric Rivers do not explain UK Summer Extreme Rainfall, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 120 (14), 6371-6741, doi:10.1002/2014JD022863. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2014JD022863

Roberts, J.K., Champion, A.J., Dawkins, L., Hodges, K.I., Shaffrey, L., Stephenson, D.B., Stringer, M.A., Thornton, H.E., Youngman, B.D. (2014), The XWS open access catalogue of extreme windstorms in Europe from 1979 to 2012, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 14, 2487-2501, doi:10.5194/nhess-14-2487-2014. http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/nhess-14-2487-2014

Champion, A.J. and Hodges, K.I. (2014), Importance of resolution and model configuration when downscaling extreme precipitation, Tellus 66A, 23993, doi:10.3402/tellusa.v66.23993. http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/tellusa.v66.23993

Champion, A.J., Hodges, K.I., Bengtsson, L.O., Keenlyside, N., Esch, M. (2011), Impact of increasing resolution and a warmer climate on extreme weather from northern hemisphere extra-tropical cyclones, Tellus 63A, 893-905, doi:10.1111/j.1600-0870.2011.00538.x. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0870.2011.00538.x

Champion, A., Hodges, K., Bengtsson, L. (2010), Extreme precipitation and climate change: the potential impacts on flooding, in Proceedings of the BHS Third International Symposium, Managing the Consequences of a Changing Global Environment, 19-23 July, 2010, Newcastle University: British Hydrological Society. http://www.hydrology.org.uk/dms-files.php?id=214&action=doc


PhD Thesis


Champion, A.J. (2012): Extreme Precipitation and Extra-Tropical Cyclones: A Dynamical Downscaling Study. PhD. Thesis. University of Reading: U.K. Thesis.pdf (130.96MB)

Chapters 1 & 2: Introduction & Theory. Chapter1_2.pdf (32.95MB)
Chapter 3: Models and Tools. Chapter3.pdf (1.19MB)
Chapter 4: Extra-Tropical Cyclones in a Global Climate Model. Chapter4.pdf (85.41MB)
Chapter 5: Evaluation of Limited Area Model. Chapter5.pdf (26.22MB)
Chapter 6: Dynamical Downscaling of Extra-Tropical Cyclones. Chapter6.pdf (56.4MB)
Chapter 7: Conclusions & References. Chapter7.pdf (0.14MB)


Dissertations


Champion, A.J. (2008): Properties of Ensemble Forecasts from Different Weather Centres. Master`s Thesis, University of Reading: U.K. (not peer-reviewed). MScDissertation.pdf (39.16MB)