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Publications

  • Liebmann, Brant, and Dennis L. Hartmann, 1982: Interannual Variations of Outgoing IR Associated with Tropical Circulation Changes During 1974-1978. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 39, 1153-1162.

  • Liebmann, Brant, and Dennis L. Hartmann, 1984: An Observational Study of Tropical-Midlatitude Interaction on Intraseasonal Time Scales During Winter. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 41, 3333-3350.

  • Liebmann, Brant, 1987: Observed Relationships Between Large-Scale Tropical Convection and the Tropical Circulation on Subseasonal Time Scales During Northern Hemisphere Winter. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 44, 2543-2561.

  • Liebmann, Brant, and Arnold Gruber, 1988: Annual Variation of the Diurnal Cycle of Outgoing Longwave Radiation. Monthly Weather Review, 116, 1659-1670.

  • Liebmann, Brant, M. Chelliah, and H.M. van den Dool, 1989: On the Persistence of Outgoing Longwave Radiation Anomalies in the Tropics. Monthly Weather Review, 117, 670-679.

  • Liebmann, Brant, and Harry H. Hendon, 1990: Synoptic-Scale Disturbances Near the Equator. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 47, 1463-1479.

  • Hendon, Harry H., and Brant Liebmann, 1990: A Composite Study of Onset of the Australian Summer Monsoon. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 47, 2227-2240.

  • Hendon, Harry H., and Brant Liebmann, 1990: The Intraseasonal (30-50 day) Oscillation of the Australian Summer Monsoon. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 47, 2909-2923.

  • Joseph, Porathur V., Brant Liebmann, and Harry H. Hendon, 1991: Interannual Variability of the Australian Summer Monsoon Onset: Possible influence of El Niño. Journal of Climate, 4, 529-538.

  • Hendon, Harry H., and Brant Liebmann, 1991: The structure and Annual Variation of Antisymmetric Fluctuations of Tropical Convection and Their Association with Rossby-Gravity Waves. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 48, 2127-2140.

  • Sardeshmukh, Prashant D., and Brant Liebmann, 1993: An Assessment of Low-Frequency Variability in the Tropics as Indicated by Some Proxies of Tropical Convection. Journal of Climate, 6, 569-575.

  • Hendon, Harry H., and Brant Liebmann, 1994: Organization of Convection within the Madden-Julian Oscillation. Journal of Geophysical Research, 99, 8073-8083.

  • Liebmann, Brant, Harry H. Hendon, and John D. Glick, 1994: The Relationship between Tropical Cyclones of the Western Pacific and Indian Oceans and the Madden-Julian Oscillation. Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan, 72, 401-412.

  • Liebmann, Brant, and Catherine A. Smith, 1996: Description of a Complete (Interpolated) Outgoing Longwave Radiation Dataset. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 77, 1275-1277.

  • Liebmann, Brant, Harry H. Hendon, and John D. Glick, 1997: On the Generation of Two-Day Convective Disturbances Across the Western Equatorial Pacific. Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan, 75, 939-946.

  • Hendon, Harry H., Brant Liebmann and John D. Glick, 1998: Oceanic Kelvin Waves and the Madden-Julian Oscillation. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 55, 88-101.

  • Liebmann, Brant, José A. Marengo, John D. Glick, Vernon E. Kousky, Ilana C. Wainer, and Oswaldo Massambani, 1998: A Comparison of Rainfall, Outgoing Longwave Radiation, and Divergence over the Amazon Basin. Journal of Climate, 11, 2898-2909.

  • Liebmann, Brant, George N. Kiladis, José A. Marengo, Tércio Ambrizzi, and John D. Glick, 1999: Submonthly Convective Variability over South America and the South Atlantic Convergence Zone. Journal of Climate, 12, 1877-1891.

  • Hendon, Harry H., Brant Liebmann, Mathew Newman, John D. Glick, and Jae-Kyung E. Schemm, 2000: Medium-Range Forecast Errors Associated with Active Episodes of the Madden-Julian Oscillation. Monthly Weather Review, 128, 69-86.

    Barros, Vicente, Marcela Gonzalez, Brant Liebmann, and Inés Camilloni, 2000: Influence of the South Atlantic Convergence Zone and South Atlantic Sea Surface Temperature on Interannual Summer Rainfall Variability in southeastern South America. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 67, 123-133.

  • Liebmann, Brant, Charles Jones, and Leila M.V. de Carvalho, 2001: Interannual Variability of Daily Extreme Precipitation Events in the State of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Journal of Climate, 14, 208-218.

  • Marengo, José A., Brant Liebmann, Vernon E. Kousky, Naziano P. Filizola, and Ilana C. Wainer, 2001: Onset and End of the Rainy Season in the Brazilian Amazon Basin. Journal of Climate, 14, 833-852.

  • Lucas, Lisanne E., Duane E. Waliser, Ping Ping Xie, John E. Janowiak, and Brant Liebmann, 2001: Estimating the Satellite Equatorial Crossing Time Biases in the Daily, Global Outgoing Longwave Radiation Dataset. Journal of Climate, 14, 2583-2605.

  • Liebmann, Brant, and José A. Marengo, 2001: Interannual Variability of the Rainy Season and Rainfall in the Brazilian Amazon Basin. Journal of Climate, 14, 4308-4318. PDF of published article
  • Carvalho, L.M.V., Charles Jones, and Brant Liebmann, 2002: Extreme Precipitation Events in Southeastern South America and Large-Scale Convective Patterns in the South Atlantic Convergence Zone. Journal of Climate, 15, 2377-2394.

  • Marengo, José A., Tércio Ambrizzi, George N. Kiladis, and Brant Liebmann, 2002: Upper-Air Wave Trains Over the Pacific Ocean and Wintertime Cold Surges in Tropical-Subtropical South America Leading to Freezes in Southern and Southeastern Brazil. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 73, 223-242.

  • Carvalho, L.M.V., Charles Jones, and Brant Liebmann, 2004: The South Atlantic Convergence Zone: Intensity, Form, Persistence, Relationships with Intraseasonal to Interannual Activity and Extreme Rainfall. Journal of Climate, 17, 88-108.

  • Liebmann, Brant, George N. Kiladis, Carolina S. Vera, A. Celeste Saulo, and Leila M.V. Carvalho, 2004: Subseasonal variations of Rainfall in South America in the Vicinity of the Low-Level Jet East of the Andes and Comparison to Those in the South Atlantic Convergence Zone. Journal of Climate, 17, 3829-3842. PDF of published article
  • Liebmann, Brant, Carolina S. Vera, Leila M. V. Carvalho, Inés A. Camilloni, Martin P. Hoerling, Dave Allured, Vicente R. Barros, Julián Báez, and Mario Bidegain, 2004: An Observed Trend in Central South American Precipitation. Journal of Climate, 17, 4357-4367. PDF of published article
  • Seth, Anji, Maisa Rojas, Brant Liebmann, and Jian-Hua Qian, 2004: Daily Rainfall Analysis for South America from a Regional Climate Model and Station Observations. Geophysical Research Letters, 31, L07213, doi10.1029/2003GL019220.

  • Liebmann, Brant, and Dave Allured, 2005: Daily Precipitation Grids for South America. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 86, 1567-1570.

  • Williams, Earle, Alaor Dall' Antonia, Vitoria Dall' Antonia, Jorge Mathias de Almeida, Francisco Suarez, Brant Liebmann, and Ana Claudia Mendes Malhado, 2005: The Drought of the Century in the Amazon Basin: An Analysis of the Regional Variation of Rainfall in South America. Acta Amazonica, 35, 231-238.

  • Liebmann, Brant, and Dave Allured, 2006: Reply to Comments on Daily Precipitation Grids for South America. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 87, 1096.

  • Vera, Carolina, Gabriel Silvestri, Brant Liebmann, and Paula González, 2006: Climate Change Scenarios for Seasonal Precipitation in South America From IPCC-AR4 Models. Geophysical Research Letters, 33, L13707, doi:10.1029/2006GL025759.

  • Cerne, S. Bibiana, Carolina S. Vera, and Brant Liebmann, 2007: The Nature of a Heat Wave Occurring in Eastern Argentina During SALLJEX. Monthly Weather Review, 135, 1165-1174.

  • Rauscher, Sara A., Anji Seth, Brant Liebmann, Jian-Hua Qian, and Suzana J. Camargo, 2007: Regional Climate Model-Simulated Timing and Character of Seasonal Rains in South America. Monthly Weather Review, 135, 2642-2657.

  • Liebmann, Brant, Suzana J. Camargo, Anji Seth, José A. Marengo, Leila M. V. Carvalho, Dave Allured, Rong Fu, and Carolina S. Vera, 2007: Onset and End of the Rainy Season in South America in Observations and the ECHAM 4.5 Atmospheric General Circulation Model. Journal of Climate, 20, 2037-2050. PDF of published article
  • González, Marcela, Carolina S. Vera, Brant Liebmann, José A. Marengo, Vernon Kousky, and Dave Allured, 2007: The Nature of the Rainfall Onset over Central South America. Atmosfera, 20, 377-394.

  • González, Paula L. M., Carolina S. Vera, Brant Liebmann, and George Kiladis, 2007: Intraseasonal Variability in Subtropical South America as Depicted by Precipitation Data. Climate Dynamics, doi:10.1007/s00382-007-0319-9.

  • Liebmann, Brant, Ileana Bladé, Nicholas A. Bond, David Gochis, Dave Allured, and Gary T. Bates, 2008: Characteristics of North American Summertime Rainfall with Emphasis on the Monsoon. Journal of Climate, 21, 1277-1294. PDF of published article
  • Liebmann, Brant, George N. Kiladis, Leila M. V. Carvalho, Charles Jones, Carolina S. Vera, Ileana Bladé, and Dave Allured, 2009: Origin of Convectively Coupled Kelvin Waves over South America. Journal of Climate, 22, 300-315. PDF of published article
  • Muza, Michel, Leila M.V. Carvalho, Charles Jones, and Brant Liebmann, 2009: Intraseasonal and Inteannual Variability of Extreme Dry and Wet Events over Southeastern South America and the Subtropical Atlantic during Austral Winter. Journal of Climate, 22, 1682-1699.

  • Lin, Jia-Lin, Toshiaki Shinoda, Brant Liebmann, Taotao Qian, Weiking Han, Paul Roundy, Jiayu Zhou, and Yangxing Zheng, 2009: Intraseasonal Variability Associated with Summer Precipitation over South America Simulated by 14 IPCC AR4 Coupled GCMs. Monthly Weather Review, 137, 2931-2954.

  • Liebmann, Brant, Randall M. Dole, Charles Jones, Ileana Bladé, and Dave Allured, 2010: Influence of Choice of Time Period on Global Surface Temperature Trend Estimates. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 91, 1485-1491.

  • Liebmann, Brant, George N. Kiladis, Dave Allured, Carolina S. Vera, Charles Jones, Leila M. V. Carvalho, Ileana Bladé, and Paula Gonzáles, 2011: Mechanisms associated with large daily rainfall events in Northeast Brazil. Journal of Climate, 24, 376-396. PDF of published article
  • Carvalho, Leila M. V., Ana E. Silva, Charles Jones, Brant Liebmann, Pedro L. Silva Dias, H. F Rocha, 2011: Moisture Transport and Intraseasonal Variability in the South America Monsoon System. Climate Dynamics, 36, 1865-1880. doi: 10.1007/s00382-010-0806-2.

  • Carvalho, Leila M. V., Charles Jones, Ana E. Silva, Brant Liebmann, Pedro L. Silva Dias, 2011: The South American Monsoon System and the 1970s climate transition. International Journal of Climatology, 31, 1248-1256. doi: 10.1002/joc2147.

  • Liebmann, Brant, and Carlos R. Mechoso, 2011: The South American Monsoon System. The Global Monsoon System: Research and Forecast, 2nd Edition, C.-P. Chang, Y. Ding, N.-C. Lau, R. H. Johnson, B. Wang, and T. Yasunari, Eds., World Scientific, 137-157. PDF of chapter
  • Bladé, Ileana, Brant Liebmann, Didac Fortuny, and Geert Jan van Oldenborgh, 2012: Observed and simulated impacts of the summer NAO in Europe: Implications for projected drying in the Medeterranean region. Climate Dynamics. doi: 10.1007/s00382-011-1195-x.
  • Marengo, José A., Brant Liebmann, Alice M. Grimm, V. Misra, Pedro L. Silva Dias, Iracema F. A. Cavalcanti, Leila M. V. Carvalho, E. Hugo Berbery, Tércio Ambrizzi, Carolina S. Vera, A. Celeste Saulo, Julia Nogués-Paegle, Edward Zipser, Anji Seth, and L. M. Alves, 2012: Recent developments on the South American monsoon system. International Journal of Climatology, 32, 1-21. doi: 10.1002/joc2254.

  • Jones, Charles, Leila M. V. Carvalho, and Brant Liebmann, 2012: Forecast skill of the South American monsoon system. Journal of Climate, 25, 1883-1889. PDF of published article
  • Liebmann, Brant, Ileana Bladé, George N. Kiladis, Leila M. V. Carvalho, Gabriel B. Senay, Dave Allured, Stephanie Leroux, and Chris Funk, 2012: Seasonality of African precipitation from 1996-2009. Journal of Climate, 25, 4304-4322. PDF of published article
  • Carvalho, Leila M. V., Charles Jones, Adolfo N. D. Posadas, Roberto Quiroz, Bodo Bookhagen, and Brant Liebmann, 2012: Precipitation Characteristics of the South American Monsoon System Derived from Multiple Datasets. Journal of Climate, 25, 4600-4620. PDF of published article
  • Bladé, Ileana, Didac Fortuny, Geert Jan van Oldenborgh, and Brant Liebmann, 2012: The summer North Atlantic Oscillation in CMIP3 models and related uncertainties in projected summer drying in Europe. Journal of Geophysical Research., 117, D16104, doi:10.1029/2012JD017816.
  • Funk C., G. Husak, J. Michaelsen, S. Shukla, A. Hoell, B. Lyon, M. P. Hoerling, B. Liebmann, T. Zhang, J. Verdin, G. Galu, G. Eilerts, and J. Rowland, 2013: Attribution of 2012 and 2003-12 rainfall deficits in eastern Kenya and southern Somalia [in “Explaining Extreme Events of 2012 from a Climate Perspective”]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 94, S45-S48.
  • Alvarez, M. S., C. S. Vera, G. N. Kiladis, and B. Liebmann, 2013: Intraseasonal variability in South America during the cold season. Climate Dynamics, doi:10.1007/s00382-0313-1872-z.
  • Fu, Rong, Lei Yin, Paola A. Arias, Robert E. Dickinson, Lei Huang, Sudip Chakraborty, Katia Fernandes, Brant Liebmann, Rosie Fisher, and Ranga B. Myneni, 2013: Increased dry-season length over southern Amazonia in recent decades and its implication for future climate projection. Proc. Nat. Accad. Sci. U. S. A., PNAS: 1302584110v1-201302584.
  • Liebmann, Brant, Martin P. Hoerling, Chris Funk, Ileana Bladé, Randall M. Dole, Dave Allured, Xiaowei Quan, Philip Pegion, and Jon K. Eischeid, 2014: Understanding recent eastern Horn of Africa rainfall variability and change. Journal of Climate, 27, 8630-8645, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00714.1. PDF of published article
  • Funk, Chris, Andrew Hoell, Shraddhanand Shukla, Ileana Bladé, Brant Liebmann, J. B. Roberts, and Gregory Husak, 2014: Predicting East African spring droughts using Pacific and Indian Ocean sea surface temperature indices. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions, 11, 3111-3136.
  • Alvarez, Mariano S., Carolina S. Vera, George N. Kiladis, and Brant Liebmann, 2015: Influence of the Madden Julian Oscillation on precipitation and surface air temperature in South America. Climate Dynamics, doi:10.1007/s00382-015-2581-6.

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