Last updated: 09/28/12


Paleoclimate, physical processes, and simple climate models


D.-D. Rousseau, M. Ghil, G. Kukla, A. Sima, P. Antoine, M. Fuchs, C. Hatté, F. Lagroix,
M. Debret, and O. Moine (2012, PDF file)

"Major dust events in Europe during marine isotope stage 5 (130–74 ka):
A climatic interpretation of the "markers," ”
Earth Sci. Rev., submitted.



S. Alessio, G. Vivaldo, C. Taricco and M. Ghil (2012,

"Natural variability and anthropogenic effects in a Central Mediterranean core,”
Clim. Past, 8, 831–839, doi:10.5194/cp-8-831-2012.


A. Hannart, M. Ghil, J.-L. Dufresne and P. Naveau (2012, PDF file)

"The uncertain future of climate uncertainty,”
Geophys. Res. Lett., submitted.


I. Zaliapin and M. Ghil (2011, PDF file)

"Reply to G. H. Roe’s and M. B. Baker’s comment on
“Another look at climate sensitivity,”
Nonlin. Processes Geophys., 18, 129–131, doi:10.5194/npg-18-129-2011.



Y. Feliks, M. Ghil, and A. W. Robertson (PDF file, 2010)

"Oscillatory climate modes in the Eastern Mediterranean and
their synchronization with the North Atlantic Oscillation",

J. Clim., 23, 4060–4079, doi:10.1175/2010JCLI3181.1.



I. Zaliapin, and M. Ghil, (PDF File, 2010)

"Another look at climate sensitivity,"

Nonlin. Processes Geophys., 17, 113–122.


Zhang, Y., B. Stevens, B. Medeiros, and M. Ghil (PDF File, 2009):

"Low-cloud fraction, lower-tropospheric stability and large-scale divergence,"

J. Climate, 22, 4827–4844, doi: 10.1175/2009JCLI2891.1.


Taricco, C., M. Ghil, S. Alessio and G. Vivaldo (PDF file, 2009)

"Two millennia of climate variability in the Central Mediterranean,"
Clim. Past,
5, 171-181,, 2009.


Vivaldo, G., C. Taricco, S. Alessio, and M. Ghil (PDF file, 2009):

"Accurate dating of the Gallipoli Terrace (Ionian Sea) sediments as a basis for reliable climate proxy series,"
PAGES News, 17(1), 8-9.


Stevens, B., Y. Zhang, and M. Ghil (PDF File, 2005):

"Stochastic effects in the representation of stratocumulus-topped mixed layers,"

Proc. ECMWF Workshop on Representation of Sub-grid Processes Using Stochastic-Dynamic Models.
June 2005, Shinfield Park, Reading, UK, pp. 79-90.


Feliks, Y., and M. Ghil (PDF File with figs, PDF File w/o figs., 2006)

Long-range forecasting and the scientific background in Joseph's interpretation to Pharaoh's dreams"
(in Hebrew with English abstract)

Proc. 16th Conf. Research Judaea & Samaria, Y. Eshel (Ed.), in press.


Bellon, G., M. Ghil, and H. Le Treut (PDF File, 2006):

"Scale separation for moisture-laden regions in the tropical atmosphere,"

Geophys. Res. Lett.,33(1), L01802, doi :10.1029/2005GL024578 (5 pp.).


Kondrashov, D., Y. Feliks, and M. Ghil (Revised version, PDF File, 2005):

"Oscillatory modes of extended Nile River records (A.D. 622-1922),"

Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, L10702, doi:10.1029/2004GL022156.


Sayag, R., E. Tziperman, and M. Ghil (PDF File, 2004):

"Rapid switch-like sea ice growth and land-ice-sea-ice hysteresis,"

Paleoceanogr.,19, doi:10.1029/2003PA000946, PA1021 (13 pp.).


Zhang, Y., B. Stevens, and M. Ghil (2005) (Revised version, PDF File):

"On the diurnal cycle and susceptibility to aerosol concentration in a stratocumulus-topped mixed layer,"

Quart. J. Roy. Meteorol. Soc., 131, 1567-1584.


Kahn, B. H., A. Eldering, M. Ghil, S. Bordoni, and S. A. Clough (2004) (Revised version, PDF file).

"Sensitivity analysis of cirrus cloud properties from high-resolution infrared spectra. Part I: Methodology and synthetic cirrus, "

J. Climate, 17, 4856-4870; doi: 10.1175/JCLI-3220.1.


H. Gildor and M. Ghil (2002) Revised version (Text and Figures PDF Files)

"Phase relations between climate proxy records:

Potential effect of seasonal precipitation changes,"

Geophys. Res. Lett., 10.1029/2001GL013781.


G. Bellon, H. Le Treut, and M. Ghil (2003) (PDF file).

"Large-scale and evaporation-wind feedbacks in a box model of tropical climate,"

Geophys. Res. Lett., 30 (22), pp. CLM 1.1-1.5, 10.1029/2003GL017895


Ide, K., H. Le Treut, Z.-X. Li and M. Ghil (2001) (final version, PDF file)

"Atmospheric radiative equilibria. Part II: Bimodal solutions for atmospheric optical properties," Climate Dynamics, 18, 29-49.