Dr Giuseppe Zappa

Postdoctoral Research Assistant (ACRCC)

Web Pages:

Personal research: http://www.met.reading.ac.uk/~giuseppe

Research Interests:

  • Impact of climate change on extratropical cyclones
  • Climate model evaluation and intercomparison
  • Polar lows
  • Energetics of the atmosphere

Research Projects:

  • Understanding the atmospheric circulation response to climate change (ACRCC)

Recent Publications:

Publications for g.zappa@reading.ac.uk

Jump to: 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011
Number of items: 16.

2017

Ceppi, P., Zappa, G., Shepherd, T. G. and Gregory, J. M. (2017) Fast and slow components of the extratropical atmospheric circulation response to CO2 forcing. Journal of Climate. ISSN 1520-0442 doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0323.1

Zappa, G. and Shepherd, T. G. (2017) Storylines of atmospheric circulation change for European regional climate impact assessment. Journal of Climate, 30 (16). pp. 6561-6577. ISSN 1520-0442 doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0807.1

2016

Tous, M., Zappa, G., Romero, R., Shaffrey, L. and Vidale, P. L. (2016) Projected changes in medicanes in the HadGEM3 N512 high-resolution global climate model. Climate Dynamics, 47 (5). pp. 1913-1924. ISSN 0930-7575 doi: 10.1007/s00382-015-2941-2

Pithan, F., Shepherd, T. G., Zappa, G. and Sandu, I. (2016) Climate model biases in jet streams, blocking and storm tracks resulting from missing orographic drag. Geophysical Research Letters, 43 (13). pp. 7231-7240. ISSN 0094-8276 doi: 10.1002/2016GL069551

2015

Zappa, G., Hoskins, B. J. and Shepherd, T. G. (2015) The dependence of wintertime Mediterranean precipitation on the atmospheric circulation response to climate change. Environmental Research Letters, 10 (10). 104012. ISSN 1748-9326 doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/10/10/104012

Zappa, G., Hawcroft, M. K., Shaffrey, L., Black, E. and Brayshaw, D. J. (2015) Extratropical cyclones and the projected decline of winter Mediterranean precipitation in the CMIP5 models. Climate Dynamics, 45 (7-8). pp. 1727-1738. ISSN 0930-7575 doi: 10.1007/s00382-014-2426-8

Economou, T., Stephenson, D. B., Pinto, J. G., Shaffrey, L. C. and Zappa, G. (2015) Serial clustering of extratropical cyclones in a multi-model ensemble of historical and future simulations. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 141 (693). pp. 3076-3087. ISSN 1477-870X doi: 10.1002/qj.2591

Zappa, G., Hoskins, B. J. and Shepherd, T. G. (2015) Improving climate change detection through optimal seasonal averaging: the case of the North Atlantic jet and European precipitation. Journal of Climate, 28 (16). pp. 6381-6397. ISSN 1520-0442 doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00823.1

2014

Zappa, G., Shaffrey, L. and Hodges, K. (2014) Can polar lows be objectively identified and tracked in the ECMWF operational analysis and the ERA-Interim reanalysis? Monthly Weather Review, 142 (8). pp. 2596-2608. ISSN 0027-0644 doi: 10.1175/MWR-D-14-00064.1

Manzini, E., Karpechko, A. Y., Anstey, J., Baldwin , M. P., Black, R. X., Cagnazzo, C., Calvo, N. , Charlton-Perez, A., Christiansen, B., Davini, P., Gerber, E., Giorgetta, M., Gray, L., Hardiman, S. C., Lee, Y.-Y., Marsh, D. R., McDaniel, B. A., Purich, A., Scaife, A. A., Shindell, D., Son, S.-W., Watanabe, S. and Zappa, G. (2014) Northern winter climate change: assessment of uncertainty in CMIP5 projections related to stratosphere–troposphere coupling. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 119 (13). pp. 7979-7998. ISSN 2169-8996 doi: 10.1002/2013JD021403

Zappa, G., Masato, G., Shaffrey, L., Woollings, T. and Hodges, K. (2014) Linking Northern Hemisphere blocking and storm track biases in the CMIP5 climate models. Geophysical Research Letters, 41 (1). pp. 135-139. ISSN 0094-8276 doi: 10.1002/2013GL058480

2013

Zappa, G., Shaffrey, L. C., Hodges, K. I., Sansom, P. G. and Stephenson, D. B. (2013) A multimodel assessment of future projections of North Atlantic and European extratropical cyclones in the CMIP5 climate models. Journal of Climate, 26 (16). pp. 5846-5862. ISSN 1520-0442 doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00573.1

Zappa, G., Shaffrey, L. C. and Hodges, K. I. (2013) The ability of CMIP5 models to simulate North Atlantic extratropical cyclones. Journal of Climate, 26 (15). pp. 5379-5396. ISSN 1520-0442 doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00501.1

Sansom, P. G., Stephenson, D. B., Ferro, C. A. T., Zappa, G. and Shaffrey, L. (2013) Simple uncertainty frameworks for selecting weighting schemes and interpreting multimodel ensemble climate change experiments. Journal of Climate, 26 (12). pp. 4017-4037. ISSN 1520-0442 doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00462.1

2012

Harvey, B. J., Shaffrey, L. C., Woollings, T. J., Zappa, G. and Hodges, K. I. (2012) How large are projected 21st century storm track changes? Geophysical Research Letters, 39 (18). L18707. ISSN 1944–8007 doi: 10.1029/2012GL052873

2011

Zappa, G., Lucarini, V. and Navarra, A. (2011) Baroclinic stationary waves in aquaplanet models. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 68 (5). pp. 1023-1040. ISSN 1520-0469 doi: 10.1175/2011JAS3573.1

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