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Publications for Tom Matthews

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Journal Articles

Matthews, T, Perry, LB, Koch, I, Aryal, D, Khadka, A, Shrestha, D, Abernathy, K, Elmore, A, Seimon, A, Tait, A, Elvin, S, Tuladhar, S, Baidya, S, Potocki, M, Birkel, S, Kang, S, Sherpa, TC, Gajurel, A, Mayewski, P (Accepted for publication) Going to Extremes: Installing the World’s Highest Weather Stations on Mount Everest, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, ISSN: 0003-0007.

Raymond, C, Matthews, T, Horton, RM (2020) The emergence of heat and humidity too severe for human tolerance, Science Advances, 6(19), eaaw1838, DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aaw1838.

Murphy, C, Wilby, R, Matthews, T, Horvath, C, Crampsie, A, Ludlow, F, Noone, S, Brannigan, J, Hannaford, J, McLeman, R, Jobbova, E (2020) The forgotten drought of 1765–1768: Reconstructing and re‐evaluating historical droughts in the British and Irish Isles, International Journal of Climatology, ISSN: 0899-8418. DOI: 10.1002/joc.6521.

Matthews, T, Wilby, R, Murphy, C (2019) An emerging tropical cyclone-deadly heat compound hazard, Nature Climate Change, 9, ISSN: 1758-678X. DOI: 10.1038/s41558-019-0525-6.

Murphy, C, Wilby, R, Matthews, T, Thorne, PW, Broderick, C, Fealy, R, Hall, J, Harrigan, S, Jones, P, McCarthy, G, Macdonald, N, Noone, S, Ryan, C (2019) Multi-century trends to wetter winters and drier summers in the England and Wales precipitation series explained by observational and sampling bias in early records, International Journal of Climatology, 40(1), pp.610-619, ISSN: 0899-8418. DOI: 10.1002/joc.6208.

Cecinati, F, Matthews, T, Natarajan, S, McCullen, N, Coley, D (2019) Mining social media to identify heat waves, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(5), DOI: 10.3390/ijerph16050762.

Broderick, C, Murphy, C, Wilby, R, Matthews, T, Prudhomme, C, Adamson, M (2019) Using a scenario-neutral framework to avoid potential maladaptation to future flood risk, Water Resources Research, 55(2), pp.1079-1104, ISSN: 0043-1397. DOI: 10.1029/2018wr023623.

Mullan, D, Matthews, T, Vandaele, K, Barr, ID, Swindles, GT, Meneely, J, Boardman, J, Murphy, C (2018) Climate impacts on soil erosion and muddy flooding at 1.5°C vs 2°C warming, Land Degradation and Development, 30(1), pp.94-108, ISSN: 1085-3278. DOI: 10.1002/ldr.3214.

Smith, K, Wilby, RL, Broderick, C, Prudhomme, C, Matthews, T, Harrigan, S, Murphy, C (2018) Navigating cascades of uncertainty — as easy as ABC? Not quite…, Journal of Extreme Events, pp.1850007-1850007, ISSN: 2345-7376. DOI: 10.1142/S2345737618500070.

Matthews, T, Murphy, C, McCarthy, G, Broderick, C, Wilby, R (2018) Super Storm Desmond: a process-based assessment, Environmental Research Letters, 13(1), DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aa98c8.

Murphy, C, Broderick, C, Burt, TP, Curley, M, Duffy, C, Hall, J, Harrigan, S, Matthews, T, Macdonald, N, McCarthy, G, McCarthy, MP, Mullan, D, Noone, S, Osborn, TJ, Ryan, C, Sweeney, J, Thorne, PW, Walsh, S, Wilby, R (2018) A 305-year continuous monthly rainfall series for the island of Ireland (1711-2016), Climate of the Past, 14(3), pp.413-440, ISSN: 1814-9324. DOI: 10.5194/cp-14-413-2018.

Matthews, T (2018) Humid heat and climate change, Progress in Physical Geography: Earth and Environment, 42(3), pp.391-405, ISSN: 0309-1333. DOI: 10.1177/0309133318776490.

Murphy, C, Noone, S, Duffy, C, Broderick, C, Matthews, T, Wilby, R (2017) Irish droughts in newspaper archives: rediscovering forgotten hazards?, Weather, 72(6), pp.151-155, ISSN: 0043-1656. DOI: 10.1002/wea.2904.

Noone, S, Broderick, C, Duffy, C, Matthews, T, Wilby, R, Murphy, C (2017) A 250-year drought catalogue for the island of Ireland (1765-2015), International Journal of Climatology, ISSN: 1097-0088. DOI: 10.1002/joc.4999.

Matthews, T, Wilby, R, Murphy, C (2017) Communicating the deadly consequences of global warming for human heat stress, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 114(15), pp.3861-3866, DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1617526114.

Broderick, C, Matthews, T, Wilby, R, Bastola, S, Murphy, C (2016) Transferability of hydrological models and ensemble averaging methods between contrasting climatic periods, Water Resources Research, 52(10), pp.8343-8373, ISSN: 0043-1397. DOI: 10.1002/2016WR018850.

Matthews, T, Mullan, D, Wilby, R, Broderick, C, Murphy, C (2016) Past and future climate change in the context of memorable seasonal extremes, Climate Risk Management, 11, pp.37-52, DOI: 10.1016/j.crm.2016.01.004.

Matthews, T and Hodgkins, R (2016) Inter-decadal variability of degree-day factors on Vestari Hagafellsjökull (Langjökull, Iceland) and the importance of threshold air temperatures, Journal of Glaciology, 62(232), pp.310-322, ISSN: 1727-5652. DOI: 10.1017/jog.2016.21.

Noone, S, Murphy, C, Coll, J, Matthews, T, Mullan, D, Wilby, R, Walsh, S (2016) Homogenisation and analysis of an expanded monthly rainfall network for the Island of Ireland (1850-2010), International Journal of Climatology, ISSN: 0899-8418. DOI: 10.1002/joc.4522.

Wilby, R, Noone, S, Murphy, C, Matthews, T, Harrigan, S, Broderick, C (2016) An evaluation of persistent meteorological drought using a homogeneous Island of Ireland precipitation network, International Journal of Climatology, 36(8), pp.2854-2865, ISSN: 0899-8418. DOI: 10.1002/joc.4523.

Matthews, T, Hodgkins, R, Wilby, R, Gumundsson, S, Palsson, F, Bjornsson, H, Carr, S (2015) Conditioning temperature-index model parameters on synoptic weather types for glacier melt simulations, Hydrological Processes, 29(6), pp.1027-1045, ISSN: 0885-6087. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.10217.

Matthews, T, Hodgkins, R, Gumundsson, S, Palsson, F, Bjornsson, H (2015) Inter-decadal variability in potential glacier surface melt energy at Vestari Hagafellsjokull (Langjokull, Iceland) and the role of synoptic circulation, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CLIMATOLOGY, 35(10), pp.3041-3057, ISSN: 0899-8418. DOI: 10.1002/joc.4191.

Matthews, T, Murphy, C, Wilby, R, Harrigan, S (2015) A cyclone climatology of the British-Irish Isles 1871-2012, International Journal of Climatology, 36(3), ISSN: 0899-8418. DOI: 10.1002/joc.4425.

Matthews, T, Murphy, C, Wilby, R, Harrigan, S (2014) Stormiest winter on record for Ireland and UK, Nature Climate Change, 4(9), pp.738-740, ISSN: 1758-678X. DOI: 10.1038/nclimate2336.

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