Publications

FRACTAL researchers have written a number of journal articles related to the project. Click on the title of a publication to find the full article online.

Steynor A, Leighton M, Kavonic J, Abrahams W, Magole L, Kaunda S and Mubaya CP (2020)
Learning from climate change perceptions in southern African cities
Climate Risk Management, Volume 27, 100202

Ndebele-Murisa MR, Mubaya CP, Pretorius L, Mamombe R, Iipinge K, Nchito W, Mfune JK, Siame G and Mwalukanga B (2020)
City to city learning and knowledge exchange for climate resilience in southern Africa
PLoS ONE 15(1): e0227915

Quagraine KA, Hewitson B, Jack C , Wolski P, Pinto I and Lennard C (2019)
Using Co-Behavior Analysis to Interrogate the Performance of CMIP5 GCMs over Southern Africa
Journal of Climate, Volume 33, pp.2891-2905

Vogel C, Steynor A and Manyuchi A (2019)
Climate services in Africa: Re-imagining an inclusive, robust and sustainable service
Climate Services, Volume 15, August 2019, 100107

Wu M, Nikulin G, Kjellström E, Belušić D, Jones C and Lindstedt D (2019)
The impact of RCM formulation and resolution on simulated precipitation in Africa
Earth System Dynamics, Discussion Paper (in review, 2019)

Nikulin G and Hewitson B (2019)
A simple set of indices describing the Tropical Rain Belt over central and southern Africa
Atmospheric Science Letters, Volume 20, e946

O’Farrell P, Anderson P, Culwick C, Currie P, Kavonic J, McClure A, Ngenda G, Sinnott E, Sitas N, Washbourne C-L, Audouin M, Blanchard R, Egoh B, Goodness J, Kotzee I, Sanya T, Stafford W and Wong G (2019)
Towards resilient African cities: Shared challenges and opportunities towards the retention and maintenance of ecological infrastructure
Global Sustainability, Volume 2 e19 (part of PECS II: Programme on Ecosystem change and Society)

Dosio A, Jones RG, Jack C, Lennard C, Nikulin G and Hewitson B (2019)
What can we know about future precipitation in Africa? Robustness, significance and added value of projections from a large ensemble of regional climate models
Climate Dynamics, pp.1-26

Quagraine KA, Hewitson B, Jack C, Pinto I, and Lennard C (2019)
A Methodological Approach to Assess the Co-Behavior of Climate Processes over Southern Africa
Journal of Climate, 32 (9), pp.2483-2495

Daron J, Burgin L, Janes T, Jones RG and Jack C (2018)
Climate process chains: Examples from southern Africa
International Journal of Climatology, 2019 (39) pp.4784–4797

Hirpa FA, Dyer E, Hope R, Olago DO, and Dadson S (2018)
Finding sustainable water futures in data-sparse regions under climate change: Insights from the Turkwel River basin, Kenya
Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, 19, pp.124-135

Taylor CM, Prigent C, and Dadson SJ (2018)
Mesoscale rainfall patterns observed around wetlands in sub-Saharan Africa
Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 144 (716), pp.2118-2132

Ilunga, MR (2018)
Fluid African Cities – Bottom-up adaptive decision-support for resilient urban water security: A case study of the application of decision-scaling for the city-centric water system of Lusaka, Zambia within the Kafue Flats sub-basin
Masters thesis, Loughborough University, December 2018

Pinto I, Jack C and Hewitson B (2018)
Process-based model evaluation and projections over southern Africa from Coordinated Regional Climate Downscaling Experiment and Coupled Model Intercomparison Project Phase 5 models
International Journal of Climatology, 38 (11), pp.4251-4261

Scott, D., Iipinge, K.N., Mfune, J.K.E., Muchadenyika, D., Makuti, O.V., Ziervogel, G. (2018)
The Story of Water in Windhoek: A Narrative Approach to Interpreting a Transdisciplinary Process
Water 2018, 10 (10), pp. 1366

Hewitson, B., Waagsaether, K., Wohland, J., Kloppers, K. and Kara, T. (2017)
Climate information websites: an evolving landscape
WIREs Climate Change, 8 (5), e. 470

Wolski, P., Jack, C., Tadross, M., van Aardenne, L. and Lennard, C. (2017)
Interannual rainfall variability and SOM-based circulation classification
Climate Dynamics, 50(1-2), pp. 479-492

White, C.J., Carlsen, H., Robertson, A.W., Klein, R.J.T., Lazo, J.K., Kumar, A., Vitart, F., Coughlan de Perez, E., Ray, A.J., Murray, V., Bharwani, S., MacLeod, D., James, R., Fleming, L., Morse, A.P., Eggen, B., Graham, R., Kjellström, E., Becker, E., Pegion, K.V., Holbrook, N.J., McEvoy, D., Depledge, M., Perkins-Kirkpatrick, S., Brown, T.J., Street, R., Jones, L., Remenyi, T.A., Hodgson-Johnston, I., Buontempo, C., Lamb, R., Meinke, H., Arheimer, B. and Zebiak, S.E. (2017)
Potential applications of subseasonal-to-seasonal (S2S) predictions
Meteorological Applications, 24 (3), pp. 315-325

Maoyi, M., Abiodun, B., Prusa, J. and Veitch, J. (2017)
Simulating the characteristics of tropical cyclones over the South West Indian Ocean using a Stretched-Grid Global Climate Model
Climate Dynamics, 50 (5-6), pp. 1581-1596

Steynor, A., Padgham, J., Jack, C., Hewitson, B. and Lennard, C. (2016)
Co-exploratory climate risk workshops: Experiences from urban Africa
Climate Risk Management, 13, pp. 95-102

Wheeler, K., Basheer, M., Mekonnen, Z., Eltoum, S., Mersha, A., Abdo, G., Zagona, E., Hall, J. and Dadson, S. (2016)
Cooperative filling approaches for the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam
Water International, 61 (4), pp. 611-634

Gaupp, F., Pflug, G., Hochrainer-Stigler, S., Hall, J. and Dadson, S. (2016)
Dependency of Crop Production between Global Breadbaskets: A Copula Approach for the Assessment of Global and Regional Risk Pools
Risk Analysis, 37 (11), pp. 2212-2228

Gaupp, F., Hall, J. and Dadson, S. (2015)
The role of storage capacity in coping with intra- and inter-annual water variability in large river basins
Environmental Research Letters, 10 (12), p.125001