Bruce Anderson Publications

Publications on this site range from 2012 to present.
*Denotes Student


Anderson, B. T., *Gianotti, D., and Salvucci, G. (2015). Characterizing the potential predictability of seasonal, station-based heavy precipitation accumulations and extreme dry-spell durations. Journal of Hydrometeorology.

Anderson, B.T., Lintner, B. R., Langenbrunner, B., Neelin, J. D., Hawkins, E., and Syktus, J. (2015). Sensitivity of terrestrial precipitation trends to the structural evolution of sea surface temperatures. Geophysical Research Letters, 42.4: 1190-1196. doi: 10.1002/2014GL062593.

Anderson, B. T. and Perez, R. C., (2015). ENSO and non-ENSO inducsed charging and discharging of the equatorial Pacific. Climate Dynamics, 1-19.


Hawkins, E., Anderson, B. T., Diffenbaugh, N., Mahlstein, I., Betts, R., Hegerl, G., Joshi, M., Knutti, R., McNeall, D., Solomon, S., Sutton, R., Syktus, J., and Vecchi, G. (2014). Uncertainties in the timing of unprecedented climates, Nature, 551, E3-E5. doi:10.1038/nature13523

Short Gianotti, D. J., Anderson, B. T., Salvucci, G. (2014). The Potential Predictability of Precipitation Occurrence,  Intensity, and Seasonal Totals over the Continental United States. J. Climate, 27(18), 6904–6918.


Anderson, B.T., R. Perez, and A. Karspeck, 2013: Triggering of El Niño onset through the trade-wind induced charging of the equatorial Pacific, Geophys. Res. Lett.. DOI:10.1002/grl.50200.

Xu. L*, R.B. Myneni, B.T. Anderson, et al., 2013: Diminishing seasonality over northerly lands from anthropogenic forcing of climate, Nature-Geoscience. DOI:10.1038/nclimate1836.

Gianotti, D. *, B.T. Anderson, and G.D. Salvucci, 2013: What do rain gauges tell us about rainfall’s predictability? J. Climate doi:

Pal, I.*, B.T. Anderson, G.D. Salvucci, and Gianotti, D. 2013: Magnitude and significance of observed trends in precipitation frequency over the U.S. Geophys. Res. Lett.. doi: 10.1002/grl.50760

Anderson, B.T., J.C. Furtado, E. Di Lorenzo, and K. Cobb, 2013: Extratropical forcing of El Niño/Southern Oscillation asymmetry, Geophys. Res. Lett. (accepted).


Anderson, B.T., J.R. Knight, M.A. Ringer, J.-H. Yoon, and A. Cherchi, 2012: Testing for the possible influence of unknown climate forcings upon global temperature increases from 1950-2000, J.Climate, DOI:

Anderson, B.T., J.R. Knight, M.A. Ringer, C. Deser, A.S. Phillips, J.-H. Yoon, and A. Cherchi, 2012: Climate forcings and climate sensitivities diagnosed from atmospheric global circulation models, Clim. Dyn., DOI: 10.1007/s00382-010-0798-y.

Anderson, B.T. 2012: Intensification of seasonal extremes given a 2°C global warming target, Climatic Change. DOI 10.1007/s10584-011-0213-7

Furtado, J.C. §, E. Di Lorenzo, B.T. Anderson, and N. Schneider, 2012: Linkages between the North Pacific Oscillation and central tropical Pacific SSTs at low frequencies, Clim. Dyn., DOI: 10.1007/s00382-011-1245-4