Dr Andrew Turner

NERC Fellow (NCAS-Climate)

Web Pages:

Group: http://ncas-climate.nerc.ac.uk

My research: http://www.met.rdg.ac.uk/~sws05agt

Responsibilities:

NERC Fellow

Research Interests:

  • Fundamental monsoon processes
  • Tropical variability and predictability
  • Monsoon-ENSO teleconnections and mean state-dependence

Research Projects:

  • NERC Fellowship on The future of the Indian monsoon
  • Modelling Monsoon Systems: NERC/Met Office Joint Weather & Climate Research Programme (JWCRP)
  • South Asian Precipitation - a Seamless Assessment (SAPRISE): examining the impact of aerosol on South Asian monsoon variability
  • Hydrometeorological feedbacks and changes in water storage and fluxes in northern India (Hydroflux-India): examining the effect of land-atmosphere interactions on the monsoon

Postdoctoral & graduate student supervision

  • Dr Stephanie Bush works on the sensitivity of the monsoon to convective parameterisation (JWCRP)
  • Dr Liang Guo works on impact of aerosols on South Asian monsoon with Prof Ellie Highwood (SAPRISE, NERC)
  • Dr Charlie Williams works on the effect of land-atmosphere interactions on the South Asian monsoon (Hydroflux-India, NERC)
  • Kieran Hunt is a 1st year PhD student co-supervised by Dr Pete Inness, Dr Richard Levine (Met Office) and Dr David Parker (Met Office) working on understanding synoptic systems in the monsoon
  • Dr Deepthi Marathayil has recently finished her PhD on Indian Ocean variability.

Other interests

  • Member of WCRP CLIVAR Asian-Australian Monsoon Panel

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Recent Publications:

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Number of items: 25.

2014

Prakash, S., Mitra, A. K., Momin, I. M. , Rajagopal, E. N., Basu, S., Collins, M., Turner, A. G., Achuto Rao, K. and Ashok, K. (2014) Seasonal intercomparison of observational rainfall datasets over India during the southwest monsoon season. International Journal of Climatology. ISSN 0899-8418 doi: 10.1002/joc.4129

Zhang, W., Jin, F.-F. and Turner, A. (2014) Increasing Autumn drought over Southern China associated with ENSO regime shift. Geophysical Research Letters. ISSN 1944-8007 doi: 10.1002/2014GL060130

Bush, S. J., Turner, A. G., Woolnough, S. J., Martin, G. M. and Klingaman, N. P. (2014) The effect of increased convective entrainment on Asian monsoon biases in the MetUM General Circulation Model. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. ISSN 1477-870X doi: 10.1002/qj.2371

2013

Sperber, K. R., Annamalai, H., Kang, I.-S., Kitoh, A., Moise, A., Turner, A., Wang, B. and Zhou, T. (2013) The Asian summer monsoon: an intercomparison of CMIP5 vs. CMIP3 simulations of the late 20th century. Climate Dynamics, 41 (9-10). pp. 2711-2744. ISSN 1432-0894 doi: 10.1007/s00382-012-1607-6

Collins, M., AchutaRao, K., Ashok, K., Bhandari, S., Karumuri, A., Mitra, A., Prakash, S., Srivistava, R. and Turner, A. (2013) Observational challenges in evaluating climate models. Nature Climate Change, 3. pp. 940-941. ISSN 1758-6798 doi: 10.1038/nclimate2012

Levine, R.C., Turner, A., Marathayil, D. and Martin, G. (2013) The role of northern Arabian Sea surface temperature biases in CMIP5 model simulations and future projections of Indian summer monsoon rainfall. Climate Dynamics, 41 (1). pp. 155-172. ISSN 1432-0894 doi: 10.1007/s00382-012-1656-x

Hannachi, A. and Turner, A.G. (2013) Isomap nonlinear dimensionality reduction and bimodality of Asian monsoon convection. Geophysical Research Letters, 40. ISSN 1944-8007 doi: 10.1002/grl.50351

Marathayil, D., Turner, A. G., Shaffrey, L. C. and Levine, R. C. (2013) Systematic winter sea-surface temperature biases in the northern Arabian Sea in HiGEM and the CMIP3 models. Environmental Research Letters, 8 (1). 014028. ISSN 1748-9326 doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/8/1/014028

Guo, L., Highwood, E., Shaffrey, L. and Turner, A. (2013) The effect of regional changes in anthropogenic aerosols on rainfall of the East Asian summer monsoon. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 13. pp. 1521-1534. ISSN 1680-7316 doi: 10.5194/acp-13-1521-2013

Joshi, M., Turner, A. G. and Hope, C. (2013) The use of land-sea warming contrast under climate change to improve impact metrics. Climatic Change, 117 (4). pp. 951-960. ISSN 0165-0009 doi: 10.1007/s10584-013-0715-6

Hannachi, A. and Turner, A. G. (2013) 20th century intraseasonal Asian monsoon dynamics viewed from Isomap. Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics, 20 (5). pp. 725-741. ISSN 1607-7946 doi: 10.5194/npg-20-725-2013

2012

Turner, A. G., Joshi, M., Robertson, E. S. and Woolnough, S. J. (2012) The effect of Arabian Sea optical properties on SST biases and the South Asian summer monsoon in a coupled GCM. Climate Dynamics, 39 (3-4). pp. 811-826. ISSN 1432-0894 doi: 10.1007/s00382-011-1254-3

Turner, A. G. and Annamalai, H. (2012) Climate change and the South Asian summer monsoon. Nature Climate Change, 2. pp. 587-595. ISSN 1758-678X doi: 10.1038/nclimate1495

Krishnan, R., Sabin, T. P., Ayantika, D. C., Kitoh, A., Sugi, M., Murakami, H., Turner, A. G. , Slingo, J. M. and Rajendran, K. (2012) Will the South Asian monsoon overturning circulation stabilize any further? Climate Dynamics. ISSN 1432-0894 doi: 10.1007/s00382-012-1317-0 (In Press)

Levine, R. C. and Turner, A. G. (2012) Dependence of Indian monsoon rainfall on moisture fluxes across the Arabian Sea and the impact of coupled model sea surface temperature biases. Climate Dynamics, 38 (11-12). pp. 2167-2190. ISSN 0930-7575 doi: 10.1007/s00382-011-1096-z

2011

Turner, A. G. and Slingo, J. M. (2011) Using idealized snow forcing to test teleconnections with the Indian summer monsoon in the Hadley Centre GCM. Climate Dynamics, 36 (9-10). pp. 1717-1735. ISSN 1432-0894 doi: 10.1007/s00382-010-0805-3

Turner, A. G., Sperber, K. , Slingo, J. M., Meehl, G. , Mechoso, C. R. , Kimoto , M. and Giannini, A. (2011) Modelling monsoons: understanding and predicting current and future behaviour. In: Chang , C.-P. , Ding, Y., Lau, G. N.-C., Johnson, R. H., Wang, B. and Yasunari, T. (eds.) The global monsoon system: research and forecast, 2nd edition. World scientific series on Asia-Pacific weather and climate, 5. World Scientific/WMO, London Singapore New Jersey, pp. 421-454. ISBN 9789814343404

2010

Woollings, T. , Hannachi, A. , Hoskins, B. and Turner, A. (2010) A regime view of the North Atlantic Oscillation and its response to anthropogenic forcing. Journal of Climate, 23 (6). pp. 1291-1307. ISSN 1520-0442 doi: 10.1175/2009JCLI3087.1

Turner, A. G. and Hannachi, A. (2010) Is there regime behavior in monsoon convection in the late 20th century? Geophysical Research Letters, 37. L16706. ISSN 0094-8276 doi: 10.1029/2010GL044159

2009

Turner, A. G. and Slingo, J. M. (2009) Subseasonal extremes of precipitation and active-break cycles of the Indian summer monsoon in a climate-change scenario. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 135 (640). pp. 549-567. ISSN 1477-870X doi: 10.1002/qj.401

Turner, A. G. and Slingo, J. M. (2009) Uncertainties in future projections of extreme precipitation in the Indian monsoon region. Atmospheric Science Letters, 10 (3). pp. 152-158. ISSN 1530-261X doi: 10.1002/asl.223

2008

Hannachi, A. and Turner, A. G. (2008) Preferred structures in large-scale circulation and the effect of doubling greenhouse gas concentration in HadCM3. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 134 (631). pp. 469-480. ISSN 1477-870X doi: 10.1002/qj.236

2007

Turner, A.G., Inness, P.M. and Slingo, J.M. (2007) The effect of doubled CO2 and model basic state biases on the monsoon-ENSO system. I: Mean response and interannual variability. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 133 (626). pp. 1143-1157. ISSN 1477-870X doi: DOI: 10.1002/qj.82

Turner, A.G., Inness, P.M. and Slingo, J.M. (2007) The effect of doubled CO2 and model basic state biases on the monsoon-ENSO system. II: Changing ENSO regimes. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 133. pp. 1159-1173. ISSN 1477-870X doi: 10.1002/qj.83

2005

Turner, A.G., Inness, P.M. and Slingo, J.M. (2005) The role of the basic state in the ENSO-monsoon relationship and implications for predictability. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 131 (607). pp. 781-804. ISSN 1477-870X doi: 10.1256/qj.04.70

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