Publications



Population exposure to pre-emptive de-energization aimed at averting wildfires in Northern California

J.T. Abatzoglou, C.M. Smith, D.L. Swain, T. Ptak, and C.A. Kolden

Published Work | 2020 | Environmental Research Letters


Attributing Extreme Events to Climate Change: A New Frontier in a Warming World

D.L. Swain, D. Singh, D. Touma, N.S. Diffenbaugh

Published Work | 2020 | One Earth


Spatial Dependence of Floods Shaped by Spatiotemporal Variations in Meteorological and Land‐Surface Processes

M.I. Brunner, E. Gilleland, A. Wood, D.L. Swain, and M. Clark

Published Work | 2020 | Geophysical Research Letters


Climate change is increasing the risk of extreme autumn wildfire conditions across California

M. Goss, D.L. Swain, J.T. Abatzoglou, A. Sarhadi, C. Kolden, A.P. Williams, and N.S. Diffenbaugh

Published Work | 2020 | Environmental Research Letters


Ridging associated with drought in western and southwestern United States: characteristics, trends and predictability

Gibson, P.B., Waliser, D.E., Guan, B., DeFlorio, M.J., and D.L. Swain

Published Work | 2020 | Journal of Climate


Amphibian responses in the aftermath of extreme climate events

Bucciarelli, G.M., Clark, M.A., Delaney, K.S., Riley S.P.D.,Shaffer, H.B., Fisher, R.N., Honeycutt, Rodney L., Kats, Lee B.

Published Work | 2020 | Sci Rep 10, 3409 (2020)


Cities treated as things: imagining post-fossil cities

Stephanie Pincetl

Published Work | 2020 | Territory, Politics, Governance


Simulating and Evaluating Atmospheric River-Induced Precipitation Extremes along the U.S. Pacific Coast: Case Studies from 1980-2017

X. Huang, D.L. Swain, D.B. Walton, S. Stephenson, A. Hall

Published Work | 2020 | Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres


An emergent constraint on future Arctic sea-ice albedo feedback

CW Thackeray, A Hall

Published Work | 2019 | Nature Climate Change



Recent warming of landfalling atmospheric rivers along the West Coast of the United States

Gonzales, K.R., Swain, D.L., Barnes, E.A., K. Nardi, and N.S. Diffenbaugh

Published Work | 2019 | Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres


Is society ready for precipitation whiplash?

D.L. Swain

Published Work | 2019 | Earth's Future


On the Connection Between Global Hydrologic Sensitivity and Regional Wet Extremes

C.W. Thackeray, A.M. DeAngelis, A. Hall, D.L. Swain, X. Qu

Published Work | 2018 | Geophysical Research Letters


Climate Change in Los Angeles County: Grid Vulnerability to Extreme Heat

D. Burillo, M. Chester, S. Pincetl, E. Fournier, D.B. Walton, F. Sun, M. Schwartz, K. Reich, and A. Hall

Published Work | 2018


Characterizing the spatial scales of extreme daily precipitation in the United States

D. Touma, A.M. Michalak, D.L. Swain, N.S. Diffenbaugh

Published Work | 2018 | Journal of Climate




Anthropogenic Warming Impacts on Today’s Sierra Nevada Snowpack and Flood Risk

X. Huang, A. Hall, and N. Berg

Published Work | 2018 | Geophysical Research Letters


Why Do Models Produce Spread in Snow Albedo Feedback?

C.W. Thackeray, X. Qu, and A. Hall

Published Work | 2018 | Geophysical Research Letters


Increasing precipitation volatility in twenty-first-century California

D.L. Swain, B. Langenbrunner, J.D. Neelin, and A. Hall

Published Work | 2018 | Nature Climate Change


Climate Change in the Sierra Nevada: California’s Water Future

K.D. Reich, N. Berg, D.B. Walton, M. Schwartz, F. Sun, X. Huang, and A. Hall

Other | 2018


Significant and inevitable end-of-21st-century advances in surface runoff timing in California’s Sierra Nevada

M. Schwartz, A. Hall, F. Sun, D.B. Walton, and N. Berg

Published Work | 2017 | Journal of Hydrometeorology


Wily Ecologies: Comic Futures for American Environmentalism

Allison Carruth

Published Work | 2017 | American Literary History