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Title: Hydroclimatic variability and predictability: a survey of recent research

Recent research in large-scale hydroclimatic variability is surveyed, focusing on five topics: (i) variability in general, (ii) droughts, (iii) floods, (iv) land–atmosphere coupling, and (v) hydroclimatic prediction. Moreover, each surveyed topic is supplemented by illustrative examples of recent research, as presented at a 2016 symposium honoring the career of Professor Eric Wood. Altogether, the recent literature and the illustrative examples clearly show that current research into hydroclimatic variability is strong, vibrant, and multifaceted.
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  1. NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center (NASA), Greenbelt, MD (United States). Global Modeling and Assimulation Office
  2. Atmospheric Research, Pittsford, VT (United States)
  3. George Mason Univ., Fairfax, VA (United States). Center for Ocean Land Atmosphere Studies
  4. Univ. of Utrecht (Netherlands). Dept. of Physical Geography
  5. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States). Earth and Environmental Sciences
  6. Univ. of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, BC (Canada)
  7. Univ. of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW (Australia). Climate Change Research Centre, ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science
  8. Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA (United States). Dept. of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
  9. Univ. of Pittsburgh, PA (United States). Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  10. Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
  11. Univ. of Pittsburgh, PA (United States)
  12. Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB), Dhaka (Bangladesh)
  13. Delft Univ. of Technology (Netherlands)
  14. Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs, CT (United States). Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Center for Environmetnal Science and Engineering
  15. Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Beijing (China). CAS Key Lab. of Regional Climate-Environmental Science and Engineering
Publication Date:
Report Number(s):
Journal ID: ISSN 1607-7938
Grant/Contract Number:
AC52-06NA25396; AC05-76RL01830; NSF OIA 1556770
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Hydrology and Earth System Sciences (Online)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Hydrology and Earth System Sciences (Online); Journal Volume: 21; Journal Issue: 7; Journal ID: ISSN 1607-7938
European Geosciences Union (EGU)
Research Org:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Biological and Environmental Research (BER) (SC-23); National Science Foundation (NSF)
Country of Publication:
United States
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