Dr Jon Robson

Senior Research Scientist (NCAS-Climate)

Web Pages:

Group: http://www.met.reading.ac.uk/research/nttg/

My Research: http://www.met.reading.ac.uk/~swr06jir

Research Interests:

  • The origin of climate variability in the climate system - especially in the Atlantic sector.
  • Predicting regional and global climate from years to decades ahead.
  • Ocean dynamics.

Research Projects:

  • The North Atlantic Climate System Integrated Study (ACSIS)
  • Dynamics and Predictability of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning and Climate (DYNAMOC)
  • Global Dynamics of climate Variability and impacts on East Asia (DYVA)
  • Reanalysis of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (RAMOC)
  • Seasonal to decadal climate Prediction for the improvement of European Climate Services (SPECS)

Postdoctoral & graduate student supervision

Recent Publications:

Publications for j.i.robson@reading.ac.uk

Jump to: 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2006
Number of items: 22.

2017

Sutton, R. T., McCarthy, G. D., Robson, J., Sinha, B., Archibald, A. and Gray, L. J. (2017) Atlantic Multi-decadal Variability and the UK ACSIS Programme. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. ISSN 1520-0477 doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0266.1

Robson, J., Polo, I., Hodson, D. L. R., Stevens, D. P. and Shaffrey, L. C. (2017) Decadal prediction of the North Atlantic subpolar gyre in the HiGEM high-resolution climate model. Climate Dynamics. ISSN 0930-7575 doi: 10.1007/s00382-017-3649-2

Yeager, S. G. and Robson, J. I. (2017) Recent progress in understanding and predicting Atlantic decadal climate variability. Current Climate Change Reports. ISSN 2198-6061 doi: 10.1007/s40641-017-0064-z

Shaffrey, L. C., Hodson, D., Robson, J., Stevens, D. P., Hawkins, E., Polo, I., Stevens, I., Sutton, R. T., Lister, G., Iwi, A., Smith, D. and Stephens, A. (2017) Decadal predictions with the HiGEM high resolution global coupled climate model: description and basic evaluation. Climate Dynamics, 48 (1). pp. 297-311. ISSN 1432-0894 doi: 10.1007/s00382-016-3075-x

2016

Ortega, P., Robson, J., Sutton, R. T. and Andrews, M. B. (2016) Mechanisms of decadal variability in the Labrador Sea and the wider North Atlantic in a high-resolution climate model. Climate Dynamics. ISSN 0930-7575 doi: 10.1007/s00382-016-3467-y

Zhang, R., Sutton, R., Danabasoglu, G., Delworth, T. L., Kim, W. M., Robson, J. and Yeager, S. G. (2016) Comment on “The Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation without a role for ocean circulation”. Science, 352 (6293). p. 1527. ISSN 1095-9203 doi: 10.1126/science.aaf1660

Robson, J., Ortega, P. and Sutton, R. (2016) A reversal of climatic trends in the North Atlantic since 2005. Nature Geoscience, 9 (7). pp. 513-517. ISSN 1752-0894 doi: 10.1038/ngeo2727

2015

Menary, M. B., Hodson, D. L. R., Robson, J. I., Sutton, R. T. and Wood, R. A. (2015) A mechanism of internal decadal atlantic ocean variability in a high-resolution coupled climate model. Journal of Climate, 28 (19). pp. 7764-7785. ISSN 1520-0442 doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0106.1

Menary, M. B., Hodson, D. L. R., Robson, J. I. , Sutton, R. T., Wood, R. A. and Hunt, J. A. (2015) Exploring the impact of CMIP5 model biases on the simulation of North Atlantic decadal variability. Geophysical Research Letters, 42 (14). pp. 5926-5934. ISSN 0094-8276 doi: 10.1002/2015GL064360

2014

Hermanson, L., Dunstone, N., Haines, K., Robson, J., Smith, D. and Sutton, R. (2014) A novel transport assimilation method for the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation at 26°N. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 140 (685). pp. 2563-2572. ISSN 1477-870X doi: 10.1002/qj.2321

Hodson, D. L. R., Robson, J. I. and Sutton, R. T. (2014) An anatomy of the cooling of the North Atlantic Ocean in the 1960s and 1970s. Journal of Climate, 27 (21). pp. 8229-8243. ISSN 1520-0442 doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00301.1

Polo, I., Robson, J., Sutton, R. and Balmaseda, M. A. (2014) The importance of wind and buoyancy forcing for the boundary density variations and the geostrophic component of the AMOC at 26°N. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 44 (9). pp. 2387-2408. ISSN 0022-3670 doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-13-0264.1

Hawkins, E., Dong, B., Robson, J., Sutton, R. and Smith, D. (2014) The interpretation and use of biases in decadal climate predictions. Journal of Climate, 27 (8). pp. 2931-2947. ISSN 1520-0442 doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00473.1

Robson, J., Sutton, R. and Smith, D. (2014) Decadal predictions of the cooling and freshening of the North Atlantic in the 1960s and the role of ocean circulation. Climate Dynamics, 42 (9-10). pp. 2353-2365. ISSN 1432-0894 doi: 10.1007/s00382-014-2115-7

Robson, J., Hodson, D., Hawkins, E. and Sutton, R. (2014) Atlantic overturning in decline? Nature Geoscience, 7 (1). pp. 2-3. ISSN 1752-0894 doi: 10.1038/ngeo2050

2013

Robson, J., Sutton, R. and Smith, D. (2013) Predictable climate impacts of the decadal changes in the ocean in the 1990s. Journal of Climate, 26 (17). pp. 6329-6339. ISSN 1520-0442 doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00827.1

Zhang, R., Delworth, T. L., Sutton, R., Hodson, D. L. R., Dixon, K. W., Held, I. M., Kushnir, Y., Marshall, J., Ming, Y., Msadek, R., Robson, J., Rosati, A. J., Ting, M. and Vecchi, G. A. (2013) Have aerosols caused the observed Atlantic multidecadal variability? Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 70 (4). pp. 1135-1144. ISSN 1520-0469 doi: 10.1175/JAS-D-12-0331.1

2012

Vecchi, G. A., Msadek, R., Delworth, T. L., Dixon, K. W., Guilyardi, E., Hawkins, E., Karspeck, A. R., Mignot, J., Robson, J., Rosati, A. and Zhang, R. (2012) Comment on “Multiyear prediction of monthly mean Atlantic meridional overturning circulation at 26.5°N”. Science, 338 (6107). p. 604. ISSN 1095-9203 doi: 10.1126/science.1222566

Robson, J.I., Sutton, R.T. and Smith, D.M. (2012) Initialized decadal predictions of the rapid warming of the North Atlantic Ocean in the mid 1990s. Geophysical Research Letters, 39 (L19713). ISSN 0094-8276 doi: 10.1029/2012GL053370

Robson, J., Sutton, R., Lohmann, K., Smith, D. and Palmer, M. D. (2012) Causes of the rapid warming of the North Atlantic ocean in the mid-1990s. Journal of Climate, 25 (12). pp. 4116-4134. ISSN 0894-8755 doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00443.1

2011

Hawkins, E., Robson, J., Sutton, R., Smith, D. and Keenlyside, N. (2011) Evaluating the potential for statistical decadal predictions of sea surface temperatures with a perfect model approach. Climate Dynamics, 37 (11-12). pp. 2495-2509. ISSN 0930-7575 doi: 10.1007/s00382-011-1023-3

2006

Robson, J. I., Gohar, L. K., Hurley, M. D., Shine, K. P. and Wallington, T. J. (2006) Revised IR spectrum, radiative efficiency and global warming potential of nitrogen trifluoride. Geophysical Research Letters, 33 (10). doi: 10.1029/2006GL026210

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