Dr Robin Smith

Senior Research Scientist (NCAS-Climate)

Web Pages:

My Research: http://www.met.reading.ac.uk/~robin

Responsibilities:

  • UKESM Core Team Developer, NCAS-Climate core staff

    Research Interests:

    • Earth System model development
    • Ice-sheet--Climate interactions
    • Stability of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation
    • Paleoclimate, especially the glacial cycles of the last million years
    • Geoenginering

    Research Projects:

    • The UK Earth System Model: A joint NERC/MetOffice project to develop the next-generation Earth System Model for the UK Climate community
    • Modelling ice-sheets, climate and sea-level during the last glacial cycle: A NERC project investigating ice-sheet--climate interactions over the last 120,000 years
    • FAMOUS: a low resolution Earth System model based on the well-respected HadCM3 atmosphere/ocean coupled general circulation model

    Postdoctoral & graduate student supervision

    • Steve George Steve is investigating climate--icesheet feedbacks over the last glacial cycle using FAMOUS

    Other interests

    • Public Engagement
    • Alternate reality Climate simulations

    Recent Publications:

    Publications for r.s.smith@reading.ac.uk

    Jump to: 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2009 | 2008 | 2006 | 2004
    Number of items: 24.

    2017

    Liu, X., Dong, B., Yin, Z.-Y., Smith, R. S. and Guo, Q. (2017) Continental drift and plateau uplift control origination and evolution of Asian and Australian monsoons. Scientific Reports, 7. 40344. ISSN 2045-2322 doi: 10.1038/srep40344

    2016

    Williams, P. D., Howe, N. J., Gregory, J. M., Smith, R. S. and Joshi, M. M. (2016) Improved climate simulations through a stochastic parameterization of ocean eddies. Journal of Climate, 29 (24). pp. 8763-8781. ISSN 1520-0442 doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0746.1

    Hawkins, E., Smith, R. S., Gregory, J. M. and Stainforth, D. A. (2016) Irreducible uncertainty in near-term climate projections. Climate Dynamics, 46 (11). pp. 3807-3819. ISSN 1432-0894 doi: 10.1007/s00382-015-2806-8

    Hoogakker, B. A. A., Smith, R. S., Singarayer, J. S., Marchant, R., Prentice, I. C., Allen, J. R. M., Anderson, R. S., Bhagwat, S. A., Behling, H., Borisova, O., Bush, M., Correa-Metrio, A., de Vernal, A., Finch, J. M., Fréchette, B., Lozano-Garcia, S., Gosling, W. D., Granoszewski, W., Grimm, E. C., Grüger, E., Hanselman, J., Harrison, S. P., Hill, T. R., Huntley, B., Jiménez-Moreno, G., Kershaw, P., Ledru, M.-P., Magri, D., McKenzie, M., Müller, U., Nakagawa, T., Novenko, E., Penny, D., Sadori, L., Scott, L., Stevenson, J., Valdes, P. J., Vandergoes, M., Velichko, A., Whitlock, C. and Tzedakis, C. (2016) Terrestrial biosphere changes over the last 120 kyr. Climate of the Past, 12 (1). pp. 51-73. ISSN 1814-9324 doi: 10.5194/cp-12-51-2016

    2015

    Liu, X., Guo, Q., Guo, Z., Yin, Z.-Y., Dong, B. and Smith, R. (2015) Where were the monsoon regions and arid zones in Asia prior to the Tibetan Plateau uplift? National Science Review, 2 (4). pp. 403-416. ISSN 2053-714X doi: 10.1093/nsr/nwv068

    Hoogakker, B. A. A., Smith, R. S., Singarayer, J. S., Marchant, R., Prentice, I. C., Allen, J., Anderson, R. S., Bhagwat, S. A., Behling, H., Borisova, O., Bush, M., Correa-Metrio, A., de Vernal, A., Finch, J. M., Frechette, B., Lozano-Garcia, S. , Gosling, W. D., Granoszewski, W., Grimm, E. C., Gruger, E., Hanselman, J., Harrison, S. P., Hill, T. R., Huntley, B., Jimenez-Moreno, G., Kershaw, P., Ledru, M.-P., Magri, D., McKenzie, M., Muller-Nakagawa, U., Nakagawa, T., Novenko, E., Penny, D., Sadori, L., Scott, L., Stevenson, J., Valdes, P. J., Vandergoes, M., Velichko, A., Whitlock, C. and Tzedakis, C. (2015) Terrestrial biosphere changes over the last 120 kyr and their impact on ocean δ 13C. Climate of Past Discussions, 11. pp. 1031-1091. doi: 10.5194/cpd-11-1031-2015

    Exarchou, E., Kuhlbrodt, T., Gregory, J. M. and Smith, R. S. (2015) Ocean heat uptake processes: a model intercomparison. Journal of Climate, 28 (2). pp. 887-908. ISSN 1520-0442 doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00235.1

    2014

    Smith, R. S., Sutton, R. and Gregory, J. M. (2014) The impact of salinity perturbations on the future uptake of heat by the Atlantic Ocean. Geophysical Research Letters, 41 (24). pp. 9072-9079. ISSN 0094-8276 doi: 10.1002/2014GL062169

    Bouttes, N., Gregory, J.M., Kuhlbrodt, T. and Smith, R.S. (2014) The drivers of projected North Atlantic sea level change. Climate Dynamics, 43 (5-6). pp. 1531-1544. ISSN 0930-7575 doi: 10.1007/s00382-013-1973-8

    Liu, Z., Zhu, J., Rosenthal, Y., Zhang, X., Otto-Bliesner, B. L., Timmerman, A., Smith, R. S., Lohmann, G., Zheng, W. and Timm, O. E. (2014) The Holocene temperature conundrum. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111 (34). E3501-E3505. ISSN 0027-8424 doi: 10.1073/pnas.1407229111

    Jackson, L.C., Schaller, N., Smith, R.S., Palmer, M.D. and Vellinga, M. (2014) Response of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation to a reversal of greenhouse gas increases. Climate Dynamics, 42 (11-12). pp. 3323-3336. ISSN 1432-0894 doi: 10.1007/s00382-013-1842-5

    2013

    Eby, M., Weaver, A.J., Alexander, K., Zickfeld, K., Abe-Ouchi, A., Cimatoribus, A.A., Crespin, E., Drijfhout, S.S., Edwards, N.R., Eliseev, A.V., Feulner, G., Fichefet, T., Forest, C.E., Goosse, H., Holden, P.B., Joos, F., Kawamiya, M., Kicklighter, D., Kienert, H., Matsumoto, K., Mokhov, I.I., Monier, E., Olsen, S.M., Pedersen, J.O.P., Perrette, M., Philippon-Berthier, G., Ridgwell, A., Schlosser, A., Schneider von Deimling, T., Shaffer, G., Smith, R.S., Spahnill, R., Sokolov, A.P., Steinacher, M., Tachiiri, K., Tokos, K., Yoshimori, M., Zeng, N. and Zhao, F. (2013) Historical and idealized climate model experiments: an intercomparison of Earth system models of intermediate complexity. Climate of the Past, 9. pp. 1111-1140. ISSN 1814-9324 doi: 10.5194/cp-9-1111-2013

    Williams, J.H.T., Smith, R.S., Valdes, P.J., Booth, B.B.B. and Osprey, A. (2013) Optimising the FAMOUS climate model: inclusion of global carbon cycling. Geoscientific Model Development, 6. pp. 141-160. ISSN 1991-9603 doi: 10.5194/gmd-6-141-2013

    2012

    Kuhlbrodt, T., Smith, R. S., Wang, Z. and Gregory, J. M. (2012) The influence of eddy parameterizations on the transport of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current in coupled climate models. Ocean Modelling, 52-53. pp. 1-8. ISSN 1463-5003 doi: 10.1016/j.ocemod.2012.04.006

    Smith, R. (2012) The FAMOUS climate model (versions XFXWB and XFHCC): description update to version XDBUA. Geoscientific Model Development, 5 (1). pp. 269-276. ISSN 1991-9603 doi: 10.5194/gmd-5-269-2012

    Sinha, B., Blaker, A., Hirschi, J., Bonham, S., Brand, M., Josey, S., Smith, R. and Marotzke, J. (2012) Mountain ranges favour vigorous Atlantic Meridional Overturning. Geophysical Research Letters, 39. L02705. ISSN 0094-8276 doi: 10.1029/2011GL050485

    Smith, R. and Gregory, J. (2012) The last glacial cycle: transient simulations with an AOGCM. Climate Dynamics, 38 (7-8). pp. 1545-1559. ISSN 0930-7575 doi: 10.1007_s00382-011-1283-y

    Scholze, M., Allen, I., Collins, B., Cornell, S. E., Huntingford, C., Joshi, M., Lowe, J., Smith, R. and Wild, O. (2012) Earth system models: a tool to understand changes in the Earth system. In: Cornell, S.E., Prentice, I.C. and House, J.I. (eds.) Understanding the Earth system: global change science for application. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 129-159. ISBN 9781107009363

    2011

    Hawkins, E., Smith, R. S., Allison, L. C., Gregory, J. M., Woollings, T. J., Pohlmann, H. and de Cuevas, B. (2011) Bistability of the Atlantic overturning circulation in a global climate model and links to ocean freshwater transport. Geophysical Research Letters, 38 (10). L10605. ISSN 0094-8276 doi: 10.1029/2011GL047208

    2009

    Smith, R. S. and Gregory, J. M. (2009) A study of the sensitivity of ocean overturning circulation and climate to freshwater input in different regions of the North Atlantic. Geophysical Research Letters, 36. L15701. ISSN 0094-8276 doi: 10.1029/2009GL038607

    2008

    Smith, R.S., Gregory, J.M. and Osprey, A. (2008) A description of the FAMOUS (version XDBUA) climate model and control run. Geoscientific Model Development, 1 (1). pp. 53-68.

    Smith, R. S. and Marotzke, J. (2008) Factors influencing anthropogenic carbon dioxide uptake in the North Atlantic in models of the ocean carbon cycle. Climate Dynamics, 31 (5). pp. 599-613. ISSN 0930-7575 doi: 10.1007/s00382-008-0365-y

    2006

    Smith, R. S., Dubois, C. and Marotzke, J. (2006) Global climate and ocean circulation on an aquaplanet ocean-atmosphere general circulation model. Journal of climate, 19 (18). pp. 4719-4737. ISSN 1520-0442 doi: 10.1175/JCLI3874.1

    2004

    Smith, R.S., Dubois, C. and Marotzke, J. (2004) Ocean circulation and climate in an idealised Pangean OAGCM. Geophysical Research Letters, 31. L18207. ISSN 0094-8276 doi: 10.1029/2004GL020643

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