Publications and communication


  • 2017 Aug. “DREAM training” presentation, by Nick Hall, [PDF]

Technical docs:




  • Historical technical documents from University of Reading about the IGCM based on Simmons and Hoskins.

Reading shortlist to start with DREAM:

Complete list of studies using DREAM:

  • Derome, J., H. Lin, and G. Brunet, 2005: Seasonal forecasting with a simple general circulation model: predictive skill in the AO and PNA. J. of Climate, 18, 597-609.
  • Hall, N.M.J., 2000: A simple GCM based on dry dynamics and constant forcing. J. Atmos. Sci., 57, 1557-1572.
  • Hall, N.M.J., and P.D. Sardeshmukh, 1998: Is the time mean Northern Hemisphere flow baroclinically unstable ? J. Atmos. Sci., 55, 41-56.
  • Hall, N.M.J. and J. Derome, 2000: Transience, nonlinearity and eddy feedback in the remote response to El Niño. J. Atmos. Sci., 57, 3992-4007.
  • Hall, N.M.J., J. Derome, and H. Lin, 2001: The extratropical signal generated by a midlatitude SST anomaly. Part 1: Sensitivity at equilibrium. J. Climate, 14, 2035-2053.
  • Hall, N.M.J., H. Lin, and J. Derome, 2001: The extratropical signal generated by a midlatitude SST anomaly. Part 2: Influence on seasonal forecasts. J. Climate, 14, 2696-2709.
  • Hall, N.M.J., G.N. Kiladis, and C.T. Thorncroft, 2006: Three dimensional structure and dynamics of African Easterly Waves, part II: Dynamical modes. J. Atmos. Sci., 63, 2231-2245.
  • Hall, N.M.J., H. Douville, and L. Li, 2013: Extratropical summertime response to tropical interannual variability in an idealized GCM. J. Climate, 26, 7060-7079.
  • Hall, N.M.J., S. Leroux, and T. Ambrizzi, 2019: Transient contributions to the forcing of the atmospheric annual cycle: A diagnostic study with the DREAM model. Climate Dyn.
  • Hall, H.M.J., H. H. Le, and S. Leroux 2020: The extratropical response to a developing MJO: Forecast and climate simulations with the DREAM model. Climate Dyn. submitted.
  • He, J., H. Lin, and Z. Wu, 2011: Another look at influences of the Madden-Julian Oscillation on the wintertime East Asian weather. J. Geophys. Res., 116, doi:10.1029/2010JD014787.
  • Janicot, S., F. Mounier, N.M.J. Hall, S. Leroux, B. Sultan, and G. N. Kiladis, 2009: The dynamics of the West African monsoon, part IV: Analysis of 25-90-day variability of convection and the role of the Indian monsoon. J. Climate, 22, 1541-1565.
  • Leroux, S., and N.M.J. Hall, 2009: On the relationship between African Easterly Waves and the African Easterly Jet, J. Atmos. Sci., 66, 2303-2316.
  • Leroux, S., N.M.J. Hall, and G.N. Kiladis, 2011: Intermittent African Easterly Wave activity in a dry atmospheric model: influence of the extratropics. J. Climate, 24, 5378-5396.
  • Lin, H., 2009: Global extratropical response to diabatic heating variability of the Asian summer monsoon. J. Atmos. Sci. 66, 2693-2713.
  • Lin, H., and J. Derome, 2004: Nonlinearity of extratropical response to tropical forcing. J. Climate, 17, 2597-2608.
  • Lin, H., and Z. Wu, 2012: Indian Summer Monsoon Influence on the Weather in the North Atlantic-European Region. Clim. Dyn., 39, DOI:10.1007/s00382-011-1286-8, 303-311.
  • Lin, H., and G. Brunet 2018: Exratropical response to the MJO: nonlinearity and sensitivity to initial state. J. Atmos. Sci., 75, 219-234. doi:10.1175/JAS-D-17-0189.1.
  • Lin, H., G. Brunet, and J. Derome 2007: Intraseasonal variability in a dry atmospheric model, J. Atmos. Sci., 64, 2442-2441.
  • Lin, H., J. Derome, and G. Brunet 2009 The Nonlinear Transient Atmospheric Response to Tropical Forcing. J. Climate, 20, 5642-5665.
  • Lin, H., G. Brunet, and R. Mo, 2010: Impact of the Madden-Julian Oscillation on wintertime precipitation in Canada. Mon. Wea. Rev., 138, 3822—3839.
  • Lin, H., R. Mo, F. Vitart, and C. Stan, 2018: Eastern Canada flooding 2017 and its subseasonal predictions. Atmosphere-Ocean, doi:10.1080/07055900.2018.1547679.
  • Lin, H., J. Derome, R. J. Greatbatch, K. A. Peterson, and J. Lu, 2002: Tropical links of the Arctic Oscillation. Geophys. Res. Lett., 29(20), 1943-1947
  • Peterson, A. R. Greatbatch, J. Lu, H. Lin, and J. Derome, 2002: Hindcasting the NAO using diabatic forcing of a simple AGCM. Geophys. Res. Lett., 29, 10.1029/2001GL014502.
  • Tang, Y., H .Lin, J. Derome, and M.K. Tippett, 2007, Measuring the reliability of seasonal predictions for the Arctic Oscillation. J. Climate, 20, 4733-4750.
  • Tang, Y., H. Lin, and A. M. Moore, 2008, Measuring the potential predictability of ensemble climate predictions. J. Geophys. Res., 113, D04108, doi:10.1029/2007JD008804.
  • Thorncroft, C.T., N.M.J. Hall, and G.N. Kiladis, , 2008: Three dimensional structure and dynamics of African Easterly Waves, part III: Genesis. J. Atmos. Sci., 65, 3596-3607.
  • Wu, Z., and H. Lin, 2012: Interdecadal Variability of the ENSO-North Atlantic Oscillation Connection in boreal summer. Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 138, 1668-1675.
  • Wu, Z., and P. Zhang, 2015: Interdecadal Variability of the mega-ENSO-NAO Synchronization in Winter. Climate Dyn., 45, 1117-1128.
  • Wu, Z., J. Dou, and H. Lin, 2014: Potential Influence of the November-December Southern Hemisphere Annular Mode on the East Asian Winter Precipitation: A New Mechanism. Climate Dyn., 44, 1215-1226.
  • Wu, Z., B. Wang, J. P. Li, and F.-F. Jin, 2009: An empirical seasonal prediction model of the East Asian summer monsoon using ENSO and NAO. J. Geophys. Res., 114, D18120, DOI:10.1029/2009JD011733.
  • Wu, Z., J. P. Li, Z. Jiang, and J. He, 2011: Predictable climate dynamics of abnormal East Asian winter monsoon: once-in-a-century snowstorms in 2007/2008 winter. Climate Dyn., 37, 1661-1669.
  • Wu, Z., J. P. Li, Z. Jiang, J. He, and X. Zhu, 2012: Possible effects of the North Atlantic Oscillation on the strengthening relationship between the East Asian summer monsoon and ENSO. Int. J. Climatol., 32, 794-800.
  • Wu, Z., J. P. Li, Z. Jiang, and T. Ma, 2012: Modulation of the Tibetan Plateau Snow Cover on the ENSO Teleconnections: From the East Asian Summer Monsoon Perspective. J. Climate, 25, 2481-2489.
  • Wu, Z., P. Zhang, H. Chen, and Y. Li, 2016: Can the Tibetan Plateau Snow Cover influence the interannual variations of Eurasian Heat Wave Frequency? Climate Dyn., 46, 3405-3417.
  • Wu, Z., Z. Jiang, J. P. Li, S. Zhong, and L. Wang, 2012: Possible Association of the western Tibetan Plateau Snow Cover with the Decadal to Interdecadal Variations of Northern China Heatwave Frequency. Climate Dyn., 39, 2393-2402.
  • Yu, B., and H. Lin, 2012: Tropical/Extratropical forcing on wintertime variability of the extratropical temperature and circulation. Clim. Dyn., DOI 10.1007/s00382-012-1367-3.
  • Yu, B., and H. Lin, 2013: Tropical American-Atlantic forcing of austral summertime variability in the southern annular mode. Geophy. Res. Lett. , 40, 5, 943-947.
  • Yu, B., and H. Lin, 2015: Tropical atmospheric forcing of the wintertime North Atlantic Oscillation. J Climate. 29, 1755-1772.
  • Zhang, X., H. Lin, and J. Jiang, 2012: Global response to tropical diabatic heating variability in boreal winter, Adv. Atmos. Sci., 29, 369-380.