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Researcher: Phipps, SJ (Dr Steven Phipps)

Fields of Research

Palaeoclimatology
Climate Change Processes
Glaciology
Surface Processes
Oceanography
Physical Oceanography
Earth Sciences
Geophysical Fluid Dynamics
Atmospheric Dynamics
Climatology (excl. Climate Change Processes)
Quaternary Environments
Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience
Computational Fluid Dynamics

Research Objectives

Climate Change Models
Climate Variability (excl. Social Impacts)
Social Impacts of Climate Change and Variability
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on New Zealand (excl. Social Impacts)
Climate Change Mitigation Strategies
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments (excl. Social Impacts)
Environment
Climate and Climate Change
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Australia (excl. Social Impacts)
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Oceanography
Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water in Marine Environments
Atmospheric Processes and Dynamics
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on the South Pacific (excl. Australia and New Zealand) (excl. Social Impacts)
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Expanding Knowledge in the Physical Sciences

Career Best Publications

A data study of the influence of the equatorial upper stratosphere on northern-hemisphere stratospheric sudden warmings; Royal Meteorological Society. Quarterly Journal
A weak El Niño/Southern Oscillation with delayed seasonal growth around 4,300 years ago; Nature Geoscience
Climate drift in the CMIP3 models; Journal of Climate
Continental-scale temperature variability during the past two millennia; Nature Geoscience
Evolution of the Southern Annular Mode during the past millennium; Nature Climate Change
Nonstationary Australasian teleconnections and implications for paleoclimate reconstructions; Journal of Climate
Paleoclimate data–model comparison and the role of climate forcings over the past 1500 years; Journal of Climate
Reducing uncertainty in the climatic interpretations of speleothem d18O; Geophysical Research Letters
The CSIRO Mk3L climate system model version 1.0 - Part 1: Description and evaluation; Geoscientific Model Development
The CSIRO Mk3L climate system model version 1.0 - Part 2: Response to external forcings; Geoscientific Model Development
Understanding ENSO dynamics through the exploration of past climates; PAGES 1st Young Scientists Meeting (YSM)

Research Publications

10Be in late deglacial climate simulated by ECHAM5-HAM – Part 1: Climatological influences on 10Be deposition; Climate of the Past
10Be in late deglacial climate simulated by ECHAM5-HAM – Part 2: Isolating the solar signal from 10Be deposition; Climate of the Past
A continental narrative: human settlement patterns and Australian climate change over the last 35,000 years; Quaternary Science Reviews
A data study of the influence of the equatorial upper stratosphere on northern-hemisphere stratospheric sudden warmings; Royal Meteorological Society. Quarterly Journal
A global multiproxy database for temperature reconstructions of the Common Era; Scientific Data
A multi-model assessment of last interglacial temperatures; Climate of the Past
A reconstruction of extratropical Indo-Pacific sea-level pressure patterns during the Medieval Climate Anomaly; Climate Dynamics
A weak El Niño/Southern Oscillation with delayed seasonal growth around 4,300 years ago; Nature Geoscience
Assessment of future global scenarios for the Garnaut Climate Change Review: an application of the GIAM framework
AusCOM: the Australian climate ocean model; APAC '05: APAC Conference and Exhibition on Advanced Computing, Grid Applications and eResearch
AusCOM: The Australian Community Ocean Model; Journal of Research and Practice in Information Technology
Climate drift in the CMIP3 models; Journal of Climate
Climate variability over the last 35,000 years recorded in marine and terrestrial archives in the Australian region: an OZ-INTIMATE compilation; Quaternary Science Reviews
Continental-scale temperature variability during the past two millennia; Nature Geoscience
Digital libraries for oceans and climate; Bulletin of the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society
Downscaling the climate change for oceans around Australia; Geoscientific Model Development
Early onset of industrial-era warming across the oceans and continents; Nature
Evolution of the Southern Annular Mode during the past millennium; Nature Climate Change
Expanding OPeNDAP; APAC '07: APAC Conference and Exhibition on Advanced Computing, Grid Applications and eResearch
Global and regional coupled climate sensitivity to the parameterization of rainfall interception; Climate Dynamics
Global integrated assessment model: a new analytical tool to assess climate change risks and policies; Australian Commodities: Forecasts and Issues
High-resolution modelling of mid-Holocene New Zealand climate at 6000 yr BP; The Holocene
Hydrological modeling of stalagmite d18O response to glacial-interglacial transitions; Geophysical Research Letters
Impact of the GeoMIP G1 sunshade geoengineering experiment on the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation; Environmental Research Letters
Impacts of marine instability across the East Antarctic Ice Sheet on Southern Ocean dynamics; Cryosphere
Importance of background climate in determining impact of land-cover change on regional climate; Nature Climate Change
Large-scale temperature response to external forcing in simulations and reconstructions of the last millennium; Climate of the Past
Millennial-length forward models and pseudoproxies of stalagmite d18O: an example from NW Scotland; Climate of the Past
Nonstationary Australasian teleconnections and implications for paleoclimate reconstructions; Journal of Climate
Observed climate variability and trends; Climate Change in the Pacific: Scientific Assessment and New Research
On long-term climate studies using a coupled general circulation model
On the generation of climate model ensembles; Climate Dynamics
Optimized coral reconstructions of the Indian Ocean Dipole: an assessment of location and length considerations; Paleoceanography
Paleoclimate data–model comparison and the role of climate forcings over the past 1500 years; Journal of Climate
Quantifying errors in coral-based ENSO estimates: toward improved forward modeling of d18O; Paleoceanography
Rapid global ocean-atmosphere response to Southern Ocean freshening during the last glacial; Nature Communications
Reducing uncertainty in the climatic interpretations of speleothem d18O; Geophysical Research Letters
Robust global ocean cooling trend for the pre-industrial Common Era; Nature Geoscience
Sensitivity of the Southern Ocean to enhanced regional Antarctic ice sheet meltwater input; Earth’s Future
Separating forced from chaotic climate variability over the past millennium; Journal of Climate
Technical Report: the CSIRO Mk3L climate system model v1.2
Temperature trends during the Present and Last Interglacial periods - a multi-model-data comparison; Quaternary Science Reviews
The CSIRO Mk3L Climate System Model
The CSIRO Mk3L climate system model v1.0 coupled to the CABLE land surface scheme v1.4b: evaluation of the control climatology; Geoscientific Model Development
The CSIRO Mk3L climate system model version 1.0 - Part 1: Description and evaluation; Geoscientific Model Development
The CSIRO Mk3L climate system model version 1.0 - Part 2: Response to external forcings; Geoscientific Model Development
The Geoengineering Model Intercomparison Project Phase 6 (GeoMIP6): simulation design and preliminary results; Geoscientific Model Development
The Little Ice Age climate of New Zealand reconstructed from Southern Alps cirque glaciers: a synoptic type approach; Climate Dynamics
The PMIP4 contribution to CMIP6 - Part 2: two interglacials, scientific objective and experimental design for Holocene and Last Interglacial simulations; Geoscientific Model Development
The PMIP4 contribution to CMIP6 - Part 3: the last millennium, scientific objective, and experimental design for the PMIP4 past1000 simulations; Geoscientific Model Development
The role of the Indonesian Throughflow on ENSO dynamics in a coupled climate model; Journal of Climate
The simulated climate of the Last Glacial Maximum and insights into the global marine carbon cycle; Climate of the Past
Toward a high-resolution coupled ocean-sea ice model; APAC’03 on Advanced Computing, Grid Applications and eResearch
Understanding ENSO dynamics through the exploration of past climates; PAGES 1st Young Scientists Meeting (YSM)
Using synoptic type analysis to understand New Zealand climate during the Mid-Holocene; Climate of the Past
Weighting climate model ensembles for mean and variance estimates; Climate Dynamics

Research Projects

Improving the description of ice flow in numerical models of Antarctica and Greenland; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Insights from the past: Using the history of Antarctica to improve projections of global sea level rise; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Longterm Investigation of the Southern Ocean with High-resolution Simulations of a Coupled Ice-ocean Model; National Computational Infrastructure (NCI)
Simulating The Climate of The Last Glacial Cycle; National Computational Infrastructure (NCI)
Aurora Basin North ice coring
Computational server and associated data storage system for analysis of large climate model, satellite and in-situ observational datasets
Computational server and associated data storage system for analysis of large climate model, satellite and in-situ observational datasets
Constructing a Coupled Economic-Climate System Model
Drivers of mid-latitude multi-decadal climate variability during the late Holocene
Future and Current Climate Scenarios for the Tasmanian Region
Future and Current Climate Scenarios for the Tasmanian Region
Impacts of Background Climate Shifts on Modes of Variability and Rainfall Extremes
Magnitude, frequency, duration of monsoons under human forcing
New Zealand's Stormy Past: Resolving Changes in South Island Precipitation under varying influence of tropical and polar forcing over the past 17,000 years
Online disk based storage system
Simulating the Climate of the Last Glacial Cycle
Simulating the Climate of the Last Glacial Cyle
Southern Hemisphere Assessment of PaleoEnvironments (SHAPE)
Testing the drivers of Southern Annular Mode changes over the last millennium
The Southern Ocean and Sea Ice Response to Climate Variability and Change
Understanding the drivers of Australian climate variability and change
Untangling the links between El Niño and the changing global climate

Research Candidate Supervision