Submitted Papers

Catto, J.L., Ackerley, D., Booth, J., Champion, A.J., Colle, B., Pfahl, S., Pinto, J.G., Quinting, J., Seiler, C. (sub): The Future of Mid-Latitude Cyclones. Current Climate Change Reports.

Published Papers

Champion, A.J., Blenkinsop, S., Li, X.-F., Fowler, H.J. (2019): Synoptic-scale precursors of extreme UK summer 3-hourly rainfall. JGR-Atmospheres, 124, 4477-4489, doi:10.1029/2018JD029664.

Flack, D.L.A, Skinner, C.J., Hawkness-Smith, L., O'Donnell, G., Thompson, R.J., Waller, J.A., Chen, A.S., Moloney, J., Largeron, C., Xia, X., Blenkinsop, S., Champion, A.J., Perks, M.T., Quinn, N., Speight, L.J. (2019): Recommendations for Improving Integration in National End-to-End Flood Forecasting Systems: An Overview of the FFIR (Flooding From Intense Rainfall) Programme. Water, 11, 725, doi:10.3390/w11040725.

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., 36: 3191-3206, doi: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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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)


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)