Climatic Reconstructions & Regional Climate

Stahle, David W., Edward R. Cook, Dorian J. Burnette, Max C.A. Torbenson, Ian M. Howard, Daniel Griffin, Jose Villanueva Diaz, Benjamin I. Cook, Park A. Williams, Emma Watson, David J. Sauchyn, Neil Pederson, Connie A. Woodhouse, Gregory T. Pederson, David Meko, Bethany Coulthard, and Christopher J. Crawford. 2020. Dynamics, variability, and change in seasonal precipitation reconstructions for North America. Journal of Climate doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-19-0270.1.

* Pearl, Jessie K., Kevin J. Anchukaitis, Neil Pederson, Jeffery P. Donnelly. 2020. Multivariate climate field reconstructions using tree rings for the northeastern United States. Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres doi: 10.1029/2019JD031619.

Alexander, M. Ross,  Jessie K. Pearl, Daniel A. Bishop, Edward R. Cook,  Kevin J. Anchukaitis, and Neil Pederson. 2019. The potential to strengthen temperature reconstructions in ecoregions with limited tree line using a multi-species approach. Quaternary Research doi: 10.1017/qua.2019.33 

Hessl, A.E., K. Anchukaitis, C. Jelsema, B. Cook, O. Byambasuren, C. Leland, N. Baatarbileg, N. Pederson, H. Tian , L. Andreu-Hayles. 2018. Past and Future Drought in Mongolia. Science Advances doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1701832.

* Pearl, J., K. Anchukaitis, N. Pederson, and J. Donnelly. 2017. Reconstructing Northeastern United States temperatures using Atlantic white cedar tree rings. Environmental Research Letters 12: 114012. doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/aa8f1b.

Marlon, J.R., N. Pederson, C. Nolan, S. Goring, B. Shuman, R. Booth, P. J. Bartlein, M.A. Berke, M. Clifford, E. Cook, A. Dieffenbacher-Krall, A. Hessl, J.B. Hubeny, S.T. Jackson, J. Marsicek, J. McLachlan, C.J. Mock, D.J.P. Moore, J. Nichols, A. Robertson, K. Schaefer, V. Trouet, C. Umbanhowar, J.W. Williams, and Z. Yu. 2017. Paleoclimate of the northeastern United States during the past 3000 years. Climate of the Past, 10.5194/cp-13-1355-2017.

Maxwell, R.S., G.L. Harley, J.T. Maxwell, S.A. Rayback, N. Pederson, E.R. Cook, D.J. Barclay, W. Li, and J.A. Rayburn. 2017. An interbasin comparison of tree-ring reconstructed streamflow in the eastern United States. Hydrological Processes doi: 10.1002/hyp.11188.

* Seim, A., J. Schultz, C. Leland, N. Davi, O. Byambasuren, E. Liang, X. Wang, C. Beck, H.W. Linderholm, N. Pederson. 2016. Synoptic-scale circulation patterns during summer derived from tree rings in mid-latitude Asia. Climate Dynamics DOI 10.1007/s00382-016-3426-7.

Stager, J. C., B. Cumming, K. Laird, A. Garrigan-Piela, N. Pederson, B. Wiltse, C. S. Lane, J. Nester, and A. Ruzmaikin. 2016. Insights from a 1600-year hydroclimate reconstruction from Wolf Lake, New York: An uncertain future for precipitation in the Adirondacks? The Holocene

Luce, C.H., J. Vose, N. Pederson, J. Campbell, C. Millar, P. Kormos, and R. Woods. 2016. Contributing factors for drought in forest ecosystems in future climates. Forest Ecology and Management 10.1016/j.foreco.2016.05.020.

Martin-Benito, D., C.C.Ummenhofer, N. Köse, H.T. Güner, and N. Pederson. 2016. Tree-ring reconstructed May-June precipitation in the Caucasus since 1752 CE. Climate Dynamics doi: 10.1007/s00382-016-3010-1.

Luce, C.H., N. Pederson, J. Campbell, C. Millar, P. Kormos, J.M. Vose, and R. Woods. 2016. Characterizing Drought for Forested Landscapes and Streams. In:  J. M. Vose, J.S. Clark, C.H. Luce, and T. Patel-Weynand (eds). Effects of Drought on Forests and Rangelands in the United States: A comprehensive Science Synthesis. US Forest Service Gen. Tech. Report WO-93b. Chapter 2, 13-48.

Bishop, D.A. and N. Pederson. 2015. Regional variation of transient precipitation and rainless day frequency across a subcontinental hydroclimate gradient. Journal of Extreme Events DOI 10.1142/S2345737615500074.

* Tipton, J., M. Hooten, N. Pederson, M. Tingley, and D. Bishop.  2015. Reconstruction of late Holocene climate based on tree growth and mechanistic hierarchical models. Environmetrics DOI: 10.1002/env.2368.

Pederson, N., A.E. Hessl, [Joint First Authors] – B. Nachin, K.J. Anchukaitis, and N. Di Cosmo. 2014. Pluvials, droughts, the Mongol Empire, and modern Mongolia. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111: 4375-4379. PDF

*Leland, C., N. Pederson, A. Hessl, B. Nachin, N. Davi, R. D. D’Arrigo, and G. Jacoby. 2013. A hydroclimatic regionalization of central Mongolia as inferred from tree rings. Dendrochronologia 31: 205-215.

Pederson, N., A.R. Bell, E.R. Cook, U. Lall, N. Devineni, R. Seager, K. Eggleston and K.J. Vranes. 2013. Is an Epic Pluvial Masking the Water Insecurity of the Greater New York City Region? Journal of Climate. 26: 1339–1354. DOI 10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00723.1.

Devineni, N., U. Lall, N. Pederson, and E.R. Cook. 2013. Delaware River Streamflow Reconstruction using Tree Rings: Exploration of Hierarchical Bayesian Regression. Journal of Climate. DOI 10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00675.1.

Pederson, N., C. Leland, B. Nachin, A. Hessl, A.R. Bell, D. Martin-Benito, T. Saladyga, B. Suran, P.M. Brown, and N.K. Davi. 2013. Three Centuries of Shifting Hydroclimatic Regimes Across the Mongolian Breadbasket. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 178-179: 10-20.

Davi, N., N. Pederson, C. Leland, B. Nachin, B. Suran, and G. Jacoby. 2013. Is eastern Mongolia drying? A long-term perspective of a multi-decadal trend. Water Research Resources. DOI 10.1029/2012WR011834.

Seager, R., N. Pederson, Y. Kushnir, J. Nakamura, and S. Jurburg. 2012. The 1960s drought and the subsequent shift to a wetter climate in the Catskill Mountains region of the New York City watershed. Journal of Climate 25: 3355-3372

Pederson, N., A.R. Bell, T.A. Knight, C. Leland, N. Malcomb, K.J Anchukaitis, K. Tackett, J. Scheff, A. Brice, B. Catron, W. Blozan, and J. Riddle. 2012 A long-term perspective on a modern drought in the American Southeast Environmental Research Letters. 7 014034.

* Maxwell, R. S., A. E. Hessl, E. R. Cook, and N. Pederson. 2011. A multispecies tree ring reconstruction of Potomac River streamflow (950–2001). Water Resour. Res. 47: W05512, doi:10.1029/2010WR010019.

Jacoby, G., N. Pederson and R. D’Arrigo. 2003. Temperature and precipitation in Mongolia based on dendroclimatic investigations. Chinese Science Bulletin 48 (14): 1474-1479.

Pederson, N., G.C. Jacoby, R. D’Arrigo, B. Buckley, C. Dugarjav, and R. Mijiddorj. 2001. Hydrometeorological Reconstructions for Northeastern Mongolia Derived from Tree Rings: AD 1651-1995. J. Clim. 14: 872-881.

D’Arrigo, R., G. Jacoby, D. Frank, N. Pederson. 2001. Spatial response to major volcanic events on or about AD 536, 934 and 1258: frost rings and other dendrochronological evidence form Mongolia. Climatic Change 49: 239-246.

D’Arrigo, R., G. Jacoby, D. Frank, N. Pederson, B. Buckley, B. Nachin, R. Mijiddorj and C. Dugarjav. 2001. 1738 years of Mongolian temperature variability inferred from a tree-ring width chronology of Siberian pine. Geophys. Res. Lett. 28: 543-546.

D’Arrigo, R., G. Jacoby, N. Pederson, D. Frank, B. Buckley, B. Nachin, R. Mijiddorj and C. Dugarjav. 2000. Mongolian Tree Rings, Temperature Sensitivity and Reconstructions of Northern Hemisphere Temperature. The Holocene 10 (6): 669-672.

* = student research