Last Updated: April 2021

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Refereed Publications

  1. Ward, B., F.S.R. Pausata, and Maher, N. (in review 2020). The sensitivity of the ENSO to volcanic aerosol spatial distribution in the MPI large ensemble. Earth System Dynamics Discussions.
  2. Suarez-Gutierrez, L, Maher, N, and Milinski, S. Exploiting large ensembles for a better yet simpler climate model evaluation. Submitted to Climate Dynamics 
  3. Maher, N., Power, S and Marotzke J. (2020). More accurate quantification of model-to-model agreement in externally forced climatic responses over the coming century. Nature Communications 12, 788
  4. Milinski, S.,  Maher, N., and Olonscheck, D.  (2020). How large does a large ensemble need to be? Earth System Dynamics 11, 885-901
  5. Fiedler, S., Crueger, T., D'Agostino, R., Peters, P., Becker, T., Leutwyler, D., Paccini, L., Burdanowitz, J., Buehler, S.A., Cortes, A.U., Dauhut, T., Dommenget, D., Fraedrich, K., Jungandreas, L., Maher, N., Naumann, A.K., Rugenstein, M., Sakradzija, M., Schmidt, H., Sielmann, F., Stephan, C., Timmreck, C., Zhu, X. and Stevens, B. (2020). Simulated Tropical Precipitation Assessed Across Three Major Phases of the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project (CMIP). Monthly Weather Review, 148 (9): 3653–3680
  6. Lehner, F., Deser, C., Maher, N., Marotzke, J., Fischer, E., Brunner, L., Knutti, R., and Hawkins, E.  (2020). Partitioning climate projection uncertainty with multiple Large Ensembles and CMIP5/6 Earth System Dynamics
  7. Maher, N., Lehner, F and Marotzke J. (2020). Quantifying the role of internal variability in the climate we will observe in the coming decades. Environmental Research Letters.
  8. Perry, S.J., McGregor, S., Sen Gupta, A., England, E. and Maher, N. (2020). Projected late 21st Century changes to the regional impacts of the El Nino-Southern Oscillation. Climate
  9. Maher, N., Milinski, S., Suarez-Gutierrez, L., Botzet, M. Dobrynin, M., Kornblueh, L., Kröger, J., Takano, Y.,  Ghosh, R., Hedemann, C., Li, C., Li, H., Manzini, E., Notz, D., Putrasahan, D., Boysen, L., Claussen, M., Ilyina, T., Olonscheck, D., Raddatz, T., Stevens, B. and Marotzke, J. (2019). The Max Planck Institute Grand Ensemble: Enabling the Exploration of Climate System Variability. JAMES 
  10. Maher, N., Matei, D., Milinski, S., and Marotzke, J. (2018). ENSO change in climate projections: Forced response or internal variability? Geophys. Res. Lett., 45. 
  11. Maher, N. England, M. H., Sen Gupta, A. and Spence, P. (2018), Role of Pacific trade winds in driving ocean temperature during the recent slowdown and projections under a wind trend reversal, Clim Dyn. 
  12. Donat M. G., Lowry, A. L., Alexander, L. V., O’Gorman, P. A. and Maher, N. (2016), More extreme rain in the driest and wettest regions of the globe. Nature Climate Changedoi:10.1038/nclimate2941 
  13. Maher W., Maher, N., Taylor, A., Krikowa, F., and Mikac, K. M. (2016). The use of the marine gastropod, Cellana tramoserica as a biomonitor of metal contamination in near shore environments, Environ. Monit. Assess, doi: 10.1007/s10661-016-5380-6 
  14. Maher, N., McGregor, S., England, M. H., and Sen Gupta, A. (2015), Effects of volcanism on tropical variability, Geophys. Res. Lett., 42 ,6024–6033 
  15. Meehl, G. A., Teng, H., Maher, N. and England, M. H. (2015), Effects of Mt Pinatubo eruption on decadal climate prediction skill, Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, 10,840–10,846, doi:10.1002/ 2015GL066608. 
  16. England, M. H., Kajtar, J. N., Maher ,N. (2015), Robust warming projections despite the recent hiatus, Nature Climate Change, 5, 394-396 
  17. Griffin, J., Latief, H., Kongko, W., Harig, S., Horspool, N., Hanung, R., Rojali, A., Maher, N., Fuchs, A., Hossen, J., Upi, S., Dewanto, S. E., Rakowsky, N. and Cummins, P. (2015), An evaluation of onshore digital elevation models for modeling tsunami inundation zones. Frontiers in Earth Science, 3, 32 
  18. Maher, N., Sen Gupta, A., and England, M. E. (2014), Drivers of decadal hiatus periods in the 20th and 21st centuries, Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, 5978–5986 
  19. Griffiths, R.W, Maher, N and Hughes, G.O. (2011) ,Ocean stratification under oscillatory surface buoyancy forcing, J. Mar. Res., 69, 523-543 

Book Chapters

  1. McGregor, S., Khodri, M., Maher, N., Ohba, M., Pausata, F. and Stevenson, S. (2020) The effect of strong volcanic eruptions on ENSO. McPhaden, M.J., Santoso, S. and Cai, W. (Eds.) El Nino Southern Oscillation in a Changing Climate American Geophysical Union

Special Issue Preface/Perspective

  1. Maher, N, Milinski, S and Ludwig, R (2021). Large ensemble climate model simulations: introduction, overview, and future prospects for utilising multiple types of large ensemble, Earth System Dynamics, 12, 401–418,

Conference Papers

  1. Vietinghoff, D, Heine, C., Böttinger, M., Maher, N., Jungclaus, J.H., Scheuermann, G. Visual Analysis of Spatio-Temporal Trends in Time-Dependent Ensemble Data Sets on the Example of the North Atlantic Oscillation. accepted PacificVis 2021

Other Publications

  1. Suarez-Gutierrez, L, Maher, N, and Milinski, S.  (2020). Evaluating the internal variability and forced response in Large Ensembles. US CLIVAR Variations, 18, 2.
  2. Maher, N. (2018). Natural drivers of interannual to decadal variations in surface climate. BAMOS, 31(2), 9-12