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Hui, K. L., and S. Bordoni, 2020: Influence of continental geometry on the onset and spatial distribution of monsoonal precipitation, J. Atmos. Sci., revised. [pdf]

Geen, Ruth, S. Bordoni, D. S. Battisti, K. L. Hui, 2020: Monsoons, ITCZs and the concept of the Global Monsoon, Reviews of Geophysics., in press. [pdf]


Wei, H.-H., and S. Bordoni, 2020: Energetic constraints on the Intertropical Convergence Zone position in the observed seasonal cycle from Modern-Era Retrospective Aanalysis for Research and Application, Version2 (MERRA-2), Geoph. Res. Lett., doi: 10.1029/2020GL088506. [pdf]

Di Girolamo, P. et al., 2020: Introducing the Bulletin of Atmospheric Science and Technology, Bull. of Atmos. Sci. & Technol. doi:10.1007/s42865-020-00006-5 [link]

Hill, S. A., S. Bordoni, and J. L. Mitchell, 2020: Axisymmetric Hadley cell theory with a fixed tropopause temperature rathern than height, J. Atmos. Sci., 77, 1279-1294. [pdf]

Lobo, A. H. and S. Bordoni, 2020: Atmospheric dynamics of high obliquity planets, Icarus, 340, 115391. [pdf]


Hill, S. A., S. Bordoni, and J. L. Mitchell, 2019: Axisymmetric constraints on cross-equatorial Hadley cell extent, J. Atmos. Sci., 76, 1547-1564. [pdf]

Seth, A., A. Giannini, M. Rojas, S. A. Rauscher, S. Bordoni, D. Singh and S. J. Camargo, 2019: Monsoon responses to climate changes - Connecting past, present and future, CurrClim Chang Rep, [pdf]

Baldwin, J. W., G. A. Vecchi and S. Bordoni, 2019: The direct and ocean-mediated influence of Asian topography on tropical precipitation and cyclones, Clim. Dynamics, doi: 10.1007/s00382-019-04615-5 [pdf]

D'Agostino, R., J. Bader, S. Bordoni, D. Ferreira and J. Jungclaus, 2019: Northern hemisphere monsoon response to mid-Holocene orbital forcing and greenhouse gas-induced global warming, Geophys. Res. Lett., doi: 10.1029/2018GL81589. [pdf]


Pascale, S., S. B. Kapnick, S. Bordoni, and T. L. Delworth, 2018: The influence of CO2 forcing on North American monsoon moisture surges and precipitation intensity in the southwestern United States, J. Climate, 31, 7949-7968. [pdf]

Wei, H.-H., and S. Bordoni, 2018: Energetic constraints on the ITCZ position in idealized simulations with a seasonal cycle, J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 10, doi: 10.1029/2018MS001313 [pdf]

Bhattacharya, R., S. Bordoni, K. Suseli, and J. Teixeira, 2018: Parameterization interactions in global aquaplanet simulations. J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 10, doi: 10.1002/2017MS000991 [pdf]

Collins, M., S. Minobe, M. Barreiro, S. Bordoni, Y. Kaspi, A. Kumano-Yoshida, N. Keenlyside, E. Manzini, C. O'Reilly, R. Sutton, S-P. Xie and O. Zolina, 2018: Challenges and opportunities for improved understanding of regional climate dynamics. Nature Climate Change, 8, 101-108, doi:10.1038/s41558-017-0059-8. [official online version]


Feldl, N., B. Anderson and S. Bordoni, 2017: Atmospheric eddies mediate lapse rate feedback and Arctic amplification. J. Climate, 30, 9213-9224. [pdf]

Pascale, S., W. R. Boos, S. Bordoni, T. L. Delworth, S. B. Kapnick, H. Murakami, G. A. Vecchi and W. Zhang, 2017: Weakening of the North American monsoon with global warming, Nature Climate Change, 7, 806-812, doi:10.1038/nclimate3412. [official online version]

Ballester, J., D. Petrova, S. Bordoni, B. Cash, and X. Rodo, 2017: Timing of subsurface heat magnitude for the growth of El Nino events. Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, 8501–8509, doi:10.1002/ 2017GL074557 [pdf]

Bhattacharya, R., S. Bordoni, and J. Teixeira, 2017: Tropical precipitation extremes: Response to SST-induced warming in aquaplanet simulations. Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, 3374-3383, doi:10.1002/2017GL073121. [pdf]

Faulk, S., J. Mitchell and S. Bordoni, 2017: Effects of rotation rate and seasonal forcing on the ITCZ extent in planetary atmospheres. J. Atmos. Sci, 74, 665-678. [pdf]

Feldl, N., S. Bordoni, and T. M. Merlis, 2017: Coupled high-latitude climate feedbacks and their impact on atmospheric heat transport. J. Climate, 30, 189-201. [pdf]


Voigt, A., et al., 2016: The Tropical Rain belts with an Annual cycle and a Continent Model Intercomparison Project: TRACMIP. J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 8, 1868-1891, doi:10.1002/ 2016MS000748. [pdf]

Walker, J. M., and S. Bordoni, 2016: Onset and withdrawal of the large-scale South Asian monsoon: A dynamical definition using change point detection. Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 11,815-11,822. DOI: 10.1002/2016GL071026. [pdf] [Supporting Information]

Ballester, J., D. Petrova, S. Bordoni, B. Cash, M. Garcia-Diez, and X. Rodo, 2016: Sensitivity of El Niño intensity and timing to preceding subsurface heat magnitude. Scientific Reports, 6, 36344l doi:10.1038/srep36344. [Official version]

Pascale, S., S. Bordoni, S. B. Kapnick, G. A. Vecchi, L. Jia, T. L. Delworth, S. Underwood and W. Anderson, 2016: The impact of horizontal resolution on North American monsoon Gulf of California moisture surges in a suite of coupled global climate models. J. Climate, 29, 7911-7936. [pdf]

Wei, H.-H., and S. Bordoni, 2016: On the role of the African topography in the South Asian monsoon. J. Atmos. Sci., 73, 3197-3212. [pdf]

Ballester, J., S. Bordoni, D. Petrova, X. Rodo, 2016: Heat advection processes leading to El Niño events as depicted by an ensemble of ocean assimilation products. J. Geophys. Res. (Oceans), 121, 3710-3729, doi:10.1002/2016JC011718. [pdf]

Chen, J., and S. Bordoni, 2016: Early summer response of the East Asian Summer monsoon to atmospheric CO2 forcing and subsequent sea surface warming. J. Climate, 29, 5431-5446. [pdf]

Pascale S., and S. Bordoni, 2016: Tropical and extratropical controls of Gulf of California surges and summertime precipitation over the Southwestern United States. Mon. Wea. Rev., 144, 2695-2718. [pdf]

Feldl, N. and S. Bordoni, 2016: Characterizing the Hadley circulation response through regional climate feedbacks. J. Climate, 29, 613-622. [pdf]


Ballester, J., S. Bordoni, D. Petrova, X. Rodo, 2015: On the dynamical mechanisms explaining the western Pacific subsurface heat buildup leading to El Niño events. Geophys. Res. Lett.,42, 2961–2967, doi:10.1002/ 2015GL063701. [pdf]

Walker, J.M., S. Bordoni and T. Schneider, 2015: Interannual variability in the large-scale dynamics of the South Asian summer monsoon. J. Climate, 28, 3731 - 3750. [pdf]


Chen, J., and S. Bordoni, 2014: Orographic effects of the Tibetan Plateau on the East Asian Summer monsoon: An energetic perspective. J. Climate, 27, 3052 - 3072. [pdf]

Chen, J., and S. Bordoni, 2014: Inter-model spread of East Asian Summer monsoon simulations in CMIP5. Geophys. Res. Lett.,41, 1314 - 1321; doi: 10.1002/2013GL058981. [pdf]


Merlis, T. M, T. Schneider, S. Bordoni and I. Eisenman, 2013: The tropical precipitation response to orbital precession. J. Climate, 26, 2010 - 2021. [pdf]

Merlis, T. M, T. Schneider, S. Bordoni and I. Eisenman, 2013: Hadley circulation response to orbital precession. Part II: Subtropical continent. J. Climate, 26, 754 - 771. [pdf]

Merlis, T. M, T. Schneider, S. Bordoni and I. Eisenman, 2013: Hadley circulation response to orbital precession. Part I: Aquaplanets. J. Climate, 26, 740 - 753. [pdf]


Park, H.-S., J. Chiang and S. Bordoni, 2012: Mechanical impact of the Tibetan Plateau on the seasonal evolution of the South Asian Monsoon. J. Climate, 25, 2394 - 2407. [pdf]

2004 - 2010

Bordoni, S., and T. Schneider, 2010: Regime transitions of steady and time-dependent Hadley circulations: Comparison of axisymmetric and eddy-permitting simulations. J. Atmos. Sci., 67, 1643 - 1654. [pdf]

Bordoni, S., and T. Schneider, 2008: Monsoons as eddy-mediated regime transitions of the tropical overturning circulation. Nature Geoscience, 1, doi:10.1038/ngeo248. [pdf] [official online version]

T. Schneider and S. Bordoni, 2008: Eddy-mediated regime transitions in the seasonal cycle of a Hadley circulation and implications for monsoon dynamics. J. Atmos Sci., 65, 915 - 934. [pdf]

Rauber, R. M and coauthors, 2007: In the driver's seat - RICO and education. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 88, 1929 - 1937. [pdf]

Stevens, B., A. Beljaars, S. Bordoni, C. Holloway, V. Savic-Jovcic, Y. Zhang, 2007: On the structure of the lower troposphere in the summertime stratocumulus regime of the northeast Pacific. Mon. Wea. Rev., 135, 985 - 1005. [pdf]

Bordoni, S. and B. Stevens, 2006: Principal component analysis of the summertime winds over the Gulf of California: A gulf surge index. Mon. Wea. Rev., 134, 3395 - 3414. [pdf]

Bordoni, S., P. E. Ciesielski, R. H. Johnson, B. D. McNoldy and B. Stevens, 2004: The low-level circulation of the North American Monsoon as revealed by QuikSCAT. Geophys. Res. Lett., 31, L10109, doi:10.1029/2004GRL. [pdf]

Kahn, B. H., A. Eldering, M. Ghil, S. Bordoni and S. A. Clough, 2004: Sensitivity analysis of cirrus cloud properties from high-resolution infrared spectra. Part I: Methodology and synthetic cirrus. J. Climate, 17, 4856 - 4870. [pdf]


Ballester, J., S. Bordoni, D, Petrova, and X. Rodo, 2016: El Niño dynamics and long lead climate forecasts. Climanosco. [link]