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Matthews, T, Perry, LB, Aryal, D, Elmore, AC, Khadka, A, Pelto, M, Shrestha, D, Wilby, R (2021) Weather on K2 during historic first winter ascent, Weather, ISSN: 0043-1656. DOI: 10.1002/wea.4094.

Donegan, S, Murphy, C, Harrigan, S, Broderick, C, Quinn, DF, Golian, S, Knight, J, Matthews, T, Prudhomme, C, Scaife, A, Stringer, N, Wilby, R (2021) Conditioning ensemble streamflow prediction with the North Atlantic Oscillation improves skill at longer lead times, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 25, pp.4159-4183, ISSN: 1027-5606. DOI: 10.5194/hess-25-4159-2021.

Pelto, M, Panday, P, Matthews, T, Maurer, J, Perry, LB (2021) Observations of Winter Ablation on Glaciers in the Mount Everest Region in 2020–2021, Remote Sensing, 13(14), pp.2692-2692, DOI: 10.3390/rs13142692.

Slater, L, Anderson, B, Buechel, M, Dadson, S, Han, S, Harrigan, S, Kelder, T, Kowal, K, Lees, T, Matthews, T, Murphy, C, Wilby, R (2021) Nonstationary weather and water extremes: a review of methods for their detection, attribution, and management, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 25, pp.3897-3935, ISSN: 1027-5606. DOI: 10.5194/hess-25-3897-2021.

Clifford, H, Potocki, M, Koch, I, Sherpa, T, Handley, M, Korotkikh, E, Introne, D, Kaspari, S, Miner, K, Matthews, T, Perry, B, Guy, H, Gajurel, A, Singh, PK, Elvin, S, Elmore, A, Tait, A, Mayewski, P (2021) A case study using 2019 pre-monsoon snow and stream chemistry in the Khumbu region, Nepal, Science of The Total Environment, 789, 148006, ISSN: 0048-9697. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.148006.

Thompson, J, Wilby, R, Matthews, T, Murphy, C (2021) The utility of Google Trends as a tool for evaluating flooding in data‐scarce places, Area, area.12719, ISSN: 0004-0894. DOI: 10.1111/area.12719.

Khadka, A, Matthews, T, Perry, LB, Koch, I, Wagnon, P, Shrestha, D, Sherpa, TC, Aryal, D, Tait, A, Sherpa, TG, Tuladhar, S, Baidya, SK, Elvin, S, Elmore, AC, Gajurel, A, Mayewski, PA (2021) Weather on Mount Everest during the 2019 summer monsoon, Weather, 76(6), pp.205-207, ISSN: 0043-1656. DOI: 10.1002/wea.3931.

Quinn, DF, Murphy, C, Wilby, R, Matthews, T, Broderick, C, Golian, S, Donegan, S, Harrigan, S (2021) Benchmarking seasonal forecasting skill using river flow persistence in Irish catchments, Hydrological Sciences Journal, 66(4), pp.672-688, ISSN: 0262-6667. DOI: 10.1080/02626667.2021.1874612.

Wilby, R, Kasei, R, Gough, KV, Amankwaa, EF, Abarike, M, Anderson, NJ, Codjoe, SNA, Griffiths, P, Kaba, C, Abdullah, K, Kayaga, S, Matthews, T, Mensah, P, Murphy, C, Yankson, PWK (2021) Monitoring and moderating extreme indoor temperatures in low-income urban communities, Environmental Research Letters, 16(2), 024033, ISSN: 1748-9326. DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/abdbf2.

Matthews, T, Perry, LB, Lane, T, Elmore, A, Khadka, A, Aryal, D, Shrestha, D, Tuladhar, S, Baidya, S, Gajurel, A, Potocki, M, Mayewski, P (2020) Into thick(er) air? Oxygen availability at humans’ physiological frontier on Mount Everest, iScience, 23(12), 101718, ISSN: 2589-0042. DOI: 10.1016/j.isci.2020.101718.

Perry, LB, Matthews, T, Guy, H, Koch, I, Khadka, A, Elmore, A, Shrestha, D, Tuladhar, S, Baidya, S, Maharjan, S, Wagnon, P, Aryal, D, Seimon, A, Gajurel, A, Mayewski, P (2020) Precipitation characteristics and moisture source regions on Mt. Everest in the Khumbu, Nepal, One Earth, 3(5), pp.594-607, ISSN: 2590-3330. DOI: 10.1016/j.oneear.2020.10.011.

Mayewski, P, Perry, LB, Matthews, T, Birkel, S (2020) Climate change in the Hindu Kush Himalayas: Basis and gaps, One Earth, 3(5), pp.551-555, ISSN: 2590-3330. DOI: 10.1016/j.oneear.2020.10.007.

Miner, K, Mayewski, P, Baidya, S, Broad, K, Clifford, H, Elmore, A, Gajurel, A, Giri, B, Guilford, S, Hubbard, M, Jaskolski, C, Koldewey, H, Li, W, Matthews, T, Napper, I, Perry, LB, Potocki, M, Priscu, J, Tait, A, Thompson, R, Tuladhar, S (2020) An overview of physical risks in the Mt. Everest region, One Earth, 3(5), pp.547-550, ISSN: 2590-3322. DOI: 10.1016/j.oneear.2020.10.008.

Mayewski, PA, Gajurel, AP, Elvin, S, Athans, P, Dinley, T, Sherpa, P, Elmore, AC, Ghimire, J, Perry, LB, Matthews, T, Anker, C, Guilford, SW, Hubbard, MS, Putnam, AE, Seimon, TA, Seimon, A, Ghimire, S, Tait, AM (2020) Pushing climate change science to the roof of the world, One Earth, 3(5), pp.556-560, ISSN: 2590-3330. DOI: 10.1016/j.oneear.2020.10.021.

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 (2020) Going to Extremes: Installing the World’s Highest Weather Stations on Mount Everest, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 101(11), ISSN: 0003-0007. DOI: 10.1175/BAMS-D-19-0198.1.

Perry, LB, Yuter, S, Matthews, T, Wagnon, P, Khadka, A, Aryal, D, Shrestha, D, Tait, A, Miller, M, O'Neil, A, Rhodes, S, Koch, I, Sherpa, T, Tuladhar, S, Baidya, S, Elvin, S, Elmore, A, Gajurel, A, Mayewski, P (2020) Direct observations of a Mt Everest snowstorm from the world’s highest surface-based radar observations, Weather, 76(2), pp.57-59, ISSN: 0043-1656. DOI: 10.1002/wea.3854.

O'Connor, P, Murphy, C, Matthews, T, Wilby, R (2020) Reconstructed monthly river flows for Irish catchments 1766-2016, Geoscience Data Journal, 8(1), pp.34-54, ISSN: 2049-6060. DOI: 10.1002/gdj3.107.

Matthews, T (2020) Death Valley: world-beating temperatures, no sweat, Weather, 75(11), pp.347-348, ISSN: 0043-1656. DOI: 10.1002/wea.3858.

Hillier, J, Matthews, T, Wilby, R, Murphy, C (2020) Multi-hazard dependencies can increase or decrease risk, Nature Climate Change, 10, pp.595-598, ISSN: 1758-678X. DOI: 10.1038/s41558-020-0832-y.

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, 40(12), pp.5329-5351, 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.

Smith, KA, Wilby, RL, Broderick, C, Prudhomme, C, Matthews, T, Harrigan, S, Murphy, C (2019) Navigating Cascades of Uncertainty — As Easy as ABC? Not Quite…, Journal of Extreme Events, 05(01), pp.1850007-1850007, ISSN: 2345-7376. DOI: 10.1142/s2345737618500070.

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, 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, 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.

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.

Matthews, T, Murphy, C, McCarthy, G, Broderick, C, Wilby, RL (2018) Super Storm Desmond: A process-based assessment, Environmental Research Letters, 13(1), ISSN: 1748-9318. 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.

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.

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), DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1617526114.

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.

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, 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, ISSN: 0899-8418. DOI: 10.1002/joc.4523.

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, 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, 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 (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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