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Edwin Gerber

Professor of Mathematics

    20042019
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    Research Output 2004 2019

    2019

    Imagining Simpler Worlds to Understand the Complexity of Our Own

    Gerber, E. P., DallaSanta, K. & Gupta, A., Sep 1 2019, In : Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems. 11, 9, p. 2862-2867 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

    Open Access
    Global warming
    global warming
    jet stream
    atmosphere
    Climate models

    Model Hierarchies for Understanding Atmospheric Circulation

    Maher, P., Gerber, E., Medeiros, B., Merlis, T. M., Sherwood, S., Sheshadri, A., Sobel, A. H., Vallis, G. K., Voigt, A. & Zurita-Gotor, P., Jan 1 2019, In : Reviews of Geophysics.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    atmospheric circulation
    hierarchies
    atmospheres
    atmosphere
    climate prediction

    The circulation response to volcanic eruptions: The key roles of stratospheric warming and eddy interactions

    Dallasanta, K., Gerber, E. & Toohey, M., Feb 1 2019, In : Journal of Climate. 32, 4, p. 1101-1120 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    eddy
    volcanic eruption
    warming
    cooling
    volcanic aerosol

    The downward influence of sudden stratospheric warmings: Association with tropospheric precursors

    White, I., Garfinkel, C. I., Gerber, E., Jucker, M., Aquila, V. & Oman, L. D., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Climate. 32, 1, p. 85-108 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    troposphere
    stratosphere
    Arctic Oscillation
    sudden stratospheric warming
    climate modeling
    2018

    Isca, v1.0: A framework for the global modelling of the atmospheres of Earth and other planets at varying levels of complexity

    Vallis, G. K., Colyer, G., Geen, R., Gerber, E., Jucker, M., Maher, P., Paterson, A., Pietschnig, M., Penn, J. & Thomson, S. I., Mar 6 2018, In : Geoscientific Model Development. 11, 3, p. 843-859 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Planets
    Atmosphere
    planet
    Earth (planet)
    planetary atmosphere

    Optimizing the definition of a sudden stratospheric warming

    Butler, A. H. & Gerber, E., Mar 1 2018, In : Journal of Climate. 31, 6, p. 2337-2344 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    zonal wind
    stratosphere
    westerly
    winter
    sudden stratospheric warming

    Quantifying the variability of the annular modes: Reanalysis uncertainty vs. sampling uncertainty

    Gerber, E. & Martineau, P., Dec 4 2018, In : Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 18, 23, p. 17099-17117 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    sampling
    Arctic Oscillation
    jet stream
    polar vortex
    upper atmosphere
    2017

    Defining sudden stratospheric warming in climate models: Accounting for biases in model climatologies

    Kim, J., Son, S. W., Gerber, E. & Park, H. S., Jul 1 2017, In : Journal of Climate. 30, 14, p. 5529-5546 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    climate modeling
    polar vortex
    troposphere
    zonal wind
    sudden stratospheric warming

    Introduction to the SPARC Reanalysis Intercomparison Project (S-RIP) and overview of the reanalysis systems

    Fujiwara, M., Wright, J. S., Manney, G. L., Gray, L. J., Anstey, J., Birner, T., Davis, S., Gerber, E., Lynn Harvey, V., Hegglin, M. I., Homeyer, C. R., Knox, J. A., Krüger, K., Lambert, A., Long, C. S., Martineau, P., Molod, A., Monge-Sanz, B. M., Santee, M. L., Tegtmeier, S. & 16 others, Chabrillat, S., Tan, D. G. H., Jackson, D. R., Polavarapu, S., Compo, G. P., Dragani, R., Ebisuzaki, W., Harada, Y., Kobayashi, C., McCarty, W., Onogi, K., Pawson, S., Simmons, A., Wargan, K., Whitaker, J. S. & Zou, C. Z., Jan 31 2017, In : Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 17, 2, p. 1417-1452 36 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    stratosphere
    climate
    mesosphere
    project
    troposphere

    The strength of the meridional overturning circulation of the stratosphere

    Linz, M., Plumb, R. A., Gerber, E., Haenel, F. J., Stiller, G., Kinnison, D. E., Ming, A. & Neu, J. L., Sep 1 2017, In : Nature Geoscience. 10, 9, p. 663-667 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    meridional circulation
    stratosphere
    potential temperature
    nitrous oxide
    simulation

    Untangling the annual cycle of the tropical tropopause layer with an idealized moist model

    Jucker, M. & Gerber, E., Sep 1 2017, In : Journal of Climate. 30, 18, p. 7339-7358 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    tropopause
    annual cycle
    westerly
    equatorial wave
    storm track

    What makes an annular mode "annular"?

    Gerber, E. & Thompson, D. W. J., 2017, In : Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. 74, 2, p. 317-332 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    troposphere
    atmospheric circulation
    Southern Hemisphere
    stratosphere
    symmetry
    2016

    Constraining future summer austral jet stream positions in the CMIP5 ensemble by process-oriented multiple diagnostic regression

    Wenzel, S., Eyring, V., Gerber, E. & Karpechko, A. Y., 2016, In : Journal of Climate. 29, 2, p. 673-687 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    jet stream
    multiple regression
    summer
    storm track
    CMIP

    Examining the Predictability of the Stratospheric Sudden Warming of January 2013 Using Multiple NWP Systems

    Tripathi, O. P., Baldwin, M., Charlton-Perez, A., Charron, M., Cheung, J. C. H., Eckermann, S. D., Gerber, E., Jackson, D. R., Kuroda, Y., Lang, A., McLay, J., Mizuta, R., Reynolds, C., Roff, G., Sigmond, M., Son, S. W. & Stockdale, T., May 1 2016, In : Monthly Weather Review. 144, 5, p. 1935-1960 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    amplification
    westerly
    stratosphere
    jet stream
    planetary wave

    Is the Brewer-Dobson circulation increasing or moving upward?

    Oberländer-Hayn, S., Gerber, E., Abalichin, J., Akiyoshi, H., Kerschbaumer, A., Kubin, A., Kunze, M., Langematz, U., Meul, S., Michou, M., Morgenstern, O. & Oman, L. D., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Geophysical Research Letters.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    tropopause
    stratosphere
    trends
    meridional circulation
    surface pressure
    Climate models
    Climate Models
    Upper atmosphere
    Troposphere
    Coupled Model

    The Model Intercomparison Project on the climatic response to Volcanic forcing (VolMIP): Experimental design and forcing input data for CMIP6

    Zanchettin, D., Khodri, M., Timmreck, C., Toohey, M., Schmidt, A., Gerber, E., Hegerl, G., Robock, A., Pausata, F. S. R., Ball, W. T., Bauer, S. E., Bekki, S., Dhomse, S. S., Le Grande, A. N., Mann, G. W., Marshall, L., Mills, M., Marchand, M., Niemeier, U., Poulain, V. & 5 others, Rozanov, E., Rubino, A., Stenke, A., Tsigaridis, K. & Tummon, F., Aug 17 2016, In : Geoscientific Model Development. 9, 8, p. 2701-2719 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Experimental design
    experimental design
    Design of experiments
    Forcing
    Aerosols

    The rain is askew: Two idealized models relating vertical velocity and precipitation distributions in a warming world

    Pendergrass, A. G. & Gerber, E., 2016, In : Journal of Climate. 29, 18, p. 6445-6462 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    warming
    skewness
    climate
    energy budget
    heuristics

    The relationship between age of air and the diabatic circulation of the stratosphere

    Linz, M., Plumb, R. A., Gerber, E. & Sheshadri, A., 2016, In : Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. 73, 11, p. 4507-4518 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    stratosphere
    air
    atmospheric general circulation model
    downwelling
    upwelling
    2015

    A Rossby wave bridge from the tropical Atlantic to West Antarctica

    Li, X., Gerber, E., Holland, D. & Yoo, C., 2015, In : Journal of Climate. 28, p. 2256-2273

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Rossby waves mediate impacts of tropical oceans on West Antarctic atmospheric circulation

    Li, X., Holland, D., Gerber, E. & Yoo, C., 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Climate. In press.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Rossby waves mediate impacts of tropical oceans on west Antarctic atmospheric circulation in austral winter

    Li, X., Holland, D. M., Gerber, E. P. & Yoo, C., 2015, In : Journal of Climate. 28, 20, p. 8151-8164 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Rossby wave
    atmospheric circulation
    teleconnection
    ocean basin
    winter

    Seasonal variability of the polar stratospheric vortex in an idealized AGCM with varying tropospheric wave forcing

    Sheshadri, A., Alan Plumb, R. & Gerber, E., 2015, In : Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. 72, 6, p. 2248-2266 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    atmospheric general circulation model
    vortex
    topography
    warming
    stratosphere

    The predictability of the extratropical stratosphere on monthly time-scales and its impact on the skill of tropospheric forecasts

    Tripathi, O. P., Baldwin, M., Charlton-Perez, A., Charron, M., Eckermann, S. D., Gerber, E., Harrison, R. G., Jackson, D. R., Kim, B. M., Kuroda, Y., Lang, A., Mahmood, S., Mizuta, R., Roff, G., Sigmond, M. & Son, S. W., Apr 1 2015, In : Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 141, 689, p. 987-1003 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    stratosphere
    timescale
    vortex
    weather
    polar vortex

    The stratosphere and its coupling to the troposphere and beyond

    Gerber, E., 2015, Encyclopedia of applied and computational mathematics. Engquist, B. (ed.). Berlin and Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, 1676 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

    2014

    Impacts of the north and tropical Atlantic Ocean on the Antarctic Peninsula and sea ice

    Li, X., Holland, D. M., Gerber, E. P. & Yoo, C., 2014, In : Nature. 505, 7484, p. 538-542 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Atlantic Ocean
    Ice Cover
    Oceans and Seas
    Climate Change
    Climate

    Northern winter climate change: Assessment of uncertainty in CMIP5 projections related to stratosphere-troposphere coupling

    Manzini, E., Karpechko, A. Y., Anstey, J., Baldwin, M. P., Black, R. X., Cagnazzo, C., Calvo, N., Charlton-Perez, A., Christiansen, B., Davini, P., Gerber, E., Giorgetta, M., Gray, L., Hardiman, S. C., Lee, Y. Y., Marsh, D. R., McDaniel, B. A., Purich, A., Scaife, A. A., Shindell, D. & 3 others, Son, S. W., Watanabe, S. & Zappa, G., Jul 16 2014, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics. 119, 13, p. 7979-7998 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Upper atmosphere
    Troposphere
    climate change
    sea level pressure
    stratosphere

    Quantifying the summertime response of the Austral jet stream and hadley cell to stratospheric ozone and greenhouse gases

    Gerber, E. & Son, S. W., 2014, In : Journal of Climate. 27, 14, p. 5538-5559 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Hadley cell
    jet stream
    greenhouse gas
    ozone
    temperature

    Stratospheric ozone changes and climate

    Gerber, E. & al., 2014, Scientific assessment of ozone depletion: 2014. Chapter 4. (Report: WMO Global Ozone Research and Monitoring Project; no. 55).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    The impact of baroclinic eddy feedback on the persistence of jet variability in the two-layer model

    Zurita-Gotor, P., Blanco-Fuentes, J. & Gerber, E., Jan 2014, In : Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. 71, 1, p. 410-429 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    eddy
    persistence
    anomaly
    barotropic motion
    potential vorticity

    What drives the Brewer-Dobson circulation?

    Cohen, N. Y., Gerber, E. & Buhler, O., 2014, In : Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. 71, 10, p. 3837-3855 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    torque
    Rossby wave
    gravity wave
    surf zone
    planetary wave
    2013
    stratosphere
    gravity wave
    general circulation model
    perturbation
    parameterization

    On the lack of stratospheric dynamical variability in low-top versions of the CMIP5 models

    Charlton-Perez, A. J., Baldwin, M. P., Birner, T., Black, R. X., Butler, A. H., Calvo, N., Davis, N. A., Gerber, E., Gillett, N., Hardiman, S., Kim, J., Krüger, K., Lee, Y. Y., Manzini, E., McDaniel, B. A., Polvani, L., Reichler, T., Shaw, T. A., Sigmond, M., Son, S. W. & 8 others, Toohey, M., Wilcox, L., Yoden, S., Christiansen, B., Lott, F., Shindell, D., Yukimoto, S. & Watanabe, S., Mar 27 2013, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics. 118, 6, p. 2494-2505 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    stratopause
    climate
    CMIP
    simulation
    stratospheric warming

    The effect of tropospheric jet latitude on coupling between the stratospheric polar vortex and the troposphere

    Garfinkel, C. I., Waugh, D. W. & Gerber, E., 2013, In : Journal of Climate. 26, 6, p. 2077-2095 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    polar vortex
    troposphere
    eddy
    wave reflection
    planetary wave

    The role of high-latitude waves in the intraseasonal to seasonal variability of tropical upwelling in the Bbrewer-Dobson circulation

    Ueyama, R., Gerber, E., Wallace, J. M. & Frierson, D. M. W., 2013, In : Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. 70, 6, p. 1631-1648 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    upwelling
    planetary wave
    timescale
    stratosphere
    AMSU

    Understanding hadley cell expansion versus contraction: Insights from simplified models and implications for recent observations

    Tandon, N. F., Gerber, E., Sobel, A. H. & Polvani, L. M., Jun 2013, In : Journal of Climate. 26, 12, p. 4304-4321 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Hadley cell
    contraction
    global warming
    general circulation model
    troposphere
    2012

    Abrupt circulation responses to tropical upper-tropospheric warming in a relatively simple stratosphere-resolving AGCM

    Wang, S., Gerber, E. & Polvani, L. M., Jun 2012, In : Journal of Climate. 25, 12, p. 4097-4115 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    atmospheric general circulation model
    stratosphere
    troposphere
    warming
    climate modeling

    Antarctic ozone depletion and trends in tropopause Rossby wave breaking

    Ndarana, T., Waugh, D. W., Polvani, L. M., Correa, G. J. P. & Gerber, E., Jul 2012, In : Atmospheric Science Letters. 13, 3, p. 164-168 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    wave breaking
    ozone depletion
    Rossby wave
    tropopause
    ozone

    Assessing and understanding the impact of stratospheric dynamics and variability on the earth system

    Gerber, E., Butler, A., Calvo, N., Charlton-Perez, A., Giorgetta, M., Manzini, E., Perlwitz, J., Polvani, L. M., Sassi, F., Scaife, A. A., Shaw, T. A., Son, S. W. & Watanabe, S., Jun 2012, In : Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 93, 6, p. 845-859 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    stratosphere
    troposphere
    climate
    research program
    perturbation
    stratosphere
    upwelling
    tracer
    polar vortex
    planetary wave

    The role of stratosphere-troposphere coupling in the occurrence of extreme winter cold spells over northern Europe

    Tomassini, L., Gerber, E., Baldwin, M. P., Bunzel, F. & Giorgetta, M., 2012, In : Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems. 4, 10, M00A03.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Upper atmosphere
    Troposphere
    stratosphere
    troposphere
    winter
    2010

    Effects of the stratosphere on the troposphere

    Gerber, E. & al., 2010, SPARC report on the evaluation of chemistry-climate models. Eyring, V., Shepherd, TG. & Waugh, DW. (eds.). Chapter 10. (SPARC Report No 5, WCRP-132, WMO/TD-No. 1256).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Impact of stratospheric ozone on Southern Hemisphere circulation change: A multimodel assessment

    Son, S. W., Gerber, E., Perlwitz, J., Polvani, L. M., Gillett, N. P., Seo, K. H., Eyring, V., Shepherd, T. G., Waugh, D., Akiyoshi, H., Austin, J., Baumgaertner, A., Bekki, S., Braesicke, P., Brühl, C., Butchart, N., Chipperfield, M. P., Cugnet, D., Dameris, M., Dhomse, S. & 21 others, Frith, S., Garny, H., Garcia, R., Hardiman, S. C., Jöckel, P., Lamarque, J. F., Mancini, E., Marchand, M., Michou, M., Nakamura, T., Morgenstern, O., Pitari, G., Plummer, D. A., Pyle, J., Rozanov, E., Scinocca, J. F., Shibata, K., Smale, D., Teyssdre, H., Tian, W. & Yamashita, Y., 2010, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics. 115, 19, D00M07.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Southern Hemisphere
    ozone
    Hadley cell
    climate models
    climate
    climatology
    jet stream
    climate
    climate prediction
    shift

    Stratosphere-troposphere coupling and annular mode variability in chemistry-climate models

    Gerber, E., Baldwin, M. P., Akiyoshi, H., Austin, J., Bekki, S., Braesicke, P., Butchart, N., Chipperfield, M., Dameris, M., Dhomse, S., Frith, S. M., Garcia, R. R., Garny, H., Gettelman, A., Hardiman, S. C., Karpechko, A., Marchand, M., Morgenstern, O., Nielsen, J. E., Pawson, S. & 7 others, Peter, T., Plummer, D. A., Pyle, J. A., Rozanov, E., Scinocca, J. F., Shepherd, T. G. & Smale, D., 2010, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics. 115, 18, D00M06.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    climate models
    stratosphere
    troposphere
    climate modeling
    chemistry
    2009

    On the zonal structure of the North Atlantic oscillation and annular modes

    Gerber, E. & Vallis, G. K., 2009, In : Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. 66, 2, p. 332-352 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    storm track
    North Atlantic Oscillation
    general circulation model
    eddy
    topography

    Stratosphere-troposphere coupling in a relatively simple AGCM: The importance of stratospheric variability

    Gerber, E. & Polvani, L. M., 2009, In : Journal of Climate. 22, 8, p. 1920-1933 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    atmospheric general circulation model
    stratosphere
    troposphere
    polar vortex
    standing wave

    Stratospheric influence on the tropospheric circulation revealed by idealized ensemble forecasts

    Gerber, E., Orbe, C. & Polvani, L. M., Dec 2009, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 36, 24, L24801.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    stratosphere
    forecasting
    troposphere
    heating
    Atmospheric General Circulation Models
    2008

    Annular mode time scales in the intergovernmental panel on climate change fourth assessment report models

    Gerber, E., Polvani, L. M. & Ancukiewicz, D., Nov 28 2008, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 35, 22, L22707.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
    climate change
    timescale
    Southern Hemisphere
    summer

    Local and hemispheric dynamics of the North Atlantic Oscillation, annular patterns and the zonal index

    Vallis, G. K. & Gerber, E., Mar 2008, In : Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans. 44, 3-4, p. 184-212 29 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    North Atlantic Oscillation
    Orthogonal functions
    storm track
    eddy
    Momentum