Climate Research Editorial Board

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Mikhail A. Semenov Centre for Mathematical and Computational Biology Rothamsted Research Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2JQ, United Kingdom Tel: (+44) 1582 763133 Fax: (+44) 709 2287156 mikhail.semenov(at)
Theoretical climatology; climate effects on agriculture; crop modelling; weather generators
Nils Chr. Stenseth Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis (CEES) Department of Biology University of Oslo PO Box 1066, Blindern, 0316 Oslo, Norway Tel: (+47) 22 85 45 84/ 4400 Fax: (+47) 22 85 4001 n.c.stenseth(at)
Population biology, ecological effects of climate variation on ecological patterns and processes, statistical modelling, time-series analysis.


Christine Paetzold

John Austin

Susanne Schüller (IR)

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All manuscripts (except Comments and Reply Comments) must pass through a rigorous review process involving at least 3 referees. For details consult Mar Ecol Prog Ser 279:1




Editors are fully responsible for the review process of manuscripts allotted to them; they decide on acceptance or rejection of manuscripts handled by them.


Oliver W. Frauenfeld


Department of Geography, Texas A&M University, 810 Eller O&M Building, 3147 TAMU, College Station, Texas, USA

Synoptic climatology, high-latitude climate, atmospheric teleconnections, surface-atmosphere interactions, land-use change, statistical methods


Hans-Martin Füssel


European Environment Agency, Kongens Nytorv 6, 1050 Copenhagen K, Denmark

Climate–economy models, socioeconomics, human welfare


Filippo Giorgi


Earth System Physics Section, The Abdus Salam International Center for Theoretical Physics, P.O. Box 586. 34100 Trieste, Italy

Regional and global climate modelling and diagnostics, anthropogenic climate change and climate variability, and biosphere-atmosphere interactions


Gerrit Hoogenboom


University of Florida, Institute for Sustainable Food Systems, Frazier Rogers Hall, Gainesville, Florida 32611-0570, USA

Climate change and impacts on agriculture; including crop-climate modeling, agrometeorology and impact of climate variability on crop production and resource management


Toshichika Iizumi


Agro-Meteorology Division, National Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences, 3-1-3 Kannondai, Tsukuba, 305-8604 Japan

Statistical climate downscaling, impacts of climate change and variability on agriculture, and large-area crop modelling


Mauricio Lima


Centro de Estudios Avanzados en Ecologia & Biodiversidad, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Casilla 114-D, Santiago, Chile

Population dynamics, theoretical population models, statistical analysis of ecological time series, interaction between climate and population dynamics


Balaji Rajagopalan


University of Colorado, Department of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering, Campus Box 428,

ECOT 541, Boulder, CO 80309, USA

Stochastic climatology and hydrology, climate modeling and decision making


Guoyu Ren


Laboratory for Climate Studies, National Climate Centre, China Meteorological Administration, Beijing 100081, PR China

Monitoring and detection of climatic change, Holocene climatology, climate extremes


Tim Sparks


Faculty of Engineering, Environment & Computing, Coventry University, Coventry, UK

Phenology; climate impacts; ecology; biodiversity


Ricardo Trigo


Instituto Dom Luiz, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa, 1749-016 Lisbon, Portugal

Climate variability and extremes, weather driven natural hazards (floods, droughts, heatwaves, wildfires), atmospheric circulation patterns, impacts of solar and volcanic activity on climate


Eduardo Zorita


Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Institute of Coastal Research, Max-Planck-Straße 1, 21502 Geesthacht, Germany

Statistical analysis of observational data sets; climate model simulation; estimation of regional climate change; analysis of interannual to decadal climate variability





Review Editors critically assess the scientific value of manuscripts, and may advise authors in matters of manuscript presentation.


Timothy Carter

Helsinki, Finland

Climate change: impact and adaptation assessment; effects on agriculture; downscaling; climate effects on ecosystems and society


Lorenzo Ciannelli

Corvallis, OR, USA

Fisheries oceanography, ecology of early life stages of marine fish and invertebrates, population dynamics, spatial ecology, marine ecosystems, marine subarctic ecosystems


Ellen J. Cooter

Research Triangle Park, NC, USA

Climate impact on agriculture; regionalization of point impact estimates; statistical analysis of numeric crop impact model output; potential impacts of alternative climate futures on crop yield; pesticide and herbicide use; tillage; rotation


Ulrich Cubasch

Berlin, Germany

Global climate modelling, climate variability, modelling of global climate change, regional climate variability and climate change


Ioana M. Dima

Boston, MA, USA

Climate dynamics


Stefan Emeis

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Near surface wind climate, wind statistics, extreme winds, wind energy, turbulence, boundary layer - orography interaction


Anthony Fowler

Auckland, New Zealand

Dendroclimatology; analysis of instrumental data; projected climate; reconstruction of past climates; hydrology


Luis Gimeno

Ourense, Spain

Interannual, interdecadal and regional climate variability; teleconnections; climate change, analysis of instrumental data, reconstruction of past climates, validation of synoptic models, climate influence on crops, ENSO, Northern Annular Mode, relationship between the sun and climate


Qi Steven Hu

Lincoln, NE, USA

General circulation of the atmosphere, physical climatology, climate impact mitigation, precipitation variation, monsoon climate, radiation-convection interaction, modeling of regional and global climate


Gregory V. Jones

McMinnville, OR, USA

Agriculture, climate, climate change, hydrology, phenology


Eigil Kaas

Copenhagen, Denmark

Low frequency atmospheric dynamics, modelling and observing climate change, statistical downscaling, dynamical cores of atmospheric models, estimating model errors from analyses


Hideki Kanamaru

Rome, Italy

Statistical downscaling; climate impacts on agriculture, water resources and the economy; adaptation strategies and food security


Wilhelm Kuttler

Essen, Germany

Applied climatology, urban climatology and air pollution, regional climatology


Patrick Lehodey

Ramonville St. Agne, France

Marine biology and ecology, fish population dynamics; ecosystem and population modelling; tropical marine ecosystems and tuna; impacts of the climate variability on marine resources and fisheries


Glenn McGregor

Durham, UK

Application of synoptic climatology to climate variability (drought, air pollution, health); energy balance studies over snow, ice, water; relation of energy fluxes to large-scale circulation


Dev Niyogi

West Lafayette, IN, USA

Applied climatology, land surface processes, remote sensing, climate change impacts, regional climate modeling, aerosols, soil moisture, air quality, agricultural meteorology, biosphere- atmosphere interactions


Steven M. Quiring

Columbus, OH, USA

Hydroclimatology, applied climatology, land-atmosphere interactions


Maurizio Severini

Viterbo, Italy

Micrometeorological instruments, measurements and models; phenological observations and models; simulation models of plant and pest development


Peter Soulé

Boone, NC, USA

Water-balance climatology, with emphasis on drought-related studies; spatial dimensions of climatic hazards (droughts, floods, etc.); impacts of climate (climatic variability) and energy consumption


Nigel Tapper

Clayton, VIC, Australia

Landscape change and atmospheric response, global and regional environmental change, climate and climate change impacts on human health, fire-climate interactions, indigenous climate knowledge, urban climatology and air pollution


Robert L. Wilby

Loughborough, UK

Statistical downscaling of GCM output; theoretical aspects, regional scale impact analyses, validation of surface variables; analyses of long-term climatological data sets


Jian-Yun Zhang

Nanjing, China

Hydrology, water resources, climate change