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


Presentations


15th European Meteorological Society Annual Meeting and 12th European Conference on Applications of Meteorology, Sofia, Bulgaria, September 2015. EMSECAM_presentation_15.pdf (1.46MB)

13th European Meteorological Society Annual Meeting and 11th European Conference on Applications of Meteorology, Reading, UK, September 2013. EMSECAM_presentation_13.pdf (4.2MB)

Joint Meeting of the Changing Water Cycle and Storm Risk Mitigation programmes, Oxford, UK, May 2013. CWCSRM_presentation_13.pdf (0.75MB)

School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, Newcastle University, UK, February 2013. Newcastle_presentation_13.pdf (3.05MB)

European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2012, Vienna, Austria, April 2012. EGU_presentation_12.pdf (0.75MB)

CONVEX Workshop, University of Reading, UK, April 2012. CONVEX_presentation.pdf (0.98MB)

Environmental Systems Science Centre, University of Reading, UK, June 2011. ESSC_presentation_11.pdf (4.30MB)

European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2011, Vienna, Austria, April 2011. EGU_presentation_11.pdf (1.50MB)

British Hydrological Society Third International Symposium, Newcastle, UK, July 2010. BHS_presentation_10.pdf (0.95MB)

European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2010, Vienna, Austria, May 2010. EGU_presentation_10.pdf (0.93MB)

5th European Conference on Severe Storms, Landshut, Germany, October 2009. ECSS_presentation_09.pdf (0.96MB)


Posters


Insurance Model and Data Exposé, London, July 2013. IMDE_13poster.pdf (1.16MB)

NCEO Science Meeting, Oxford, September 2009; FREE Science Meeting, Plymouth, September 2009; FREE Workshop on Ensembles, Reading, September 2009. NCEO_FREE_09poster.pdf (5.07MB)

Royal Meteorological Society Conference, Reading, June 2009. RMetS09poster.pdf (3.86MB)


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)