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 Relevant peer-reviewed publications since 2010
2018 Lavender SL, Hoeke RK, Abbs DJ. 2018. The influence of sea surface temperature on the intensity and associated storm surge of tropical cyclone Yasi: a sensitivity study. Natural Hazards and Earth Systems Sciences, 18, 795–805, DOI: 10.5194/nhess-18-795-2018

Royston, S.; Watson, C.; Legresy, B.; King, M.; Church, J.; Bos, M.. Sea-level trend uncertainty with Pacific climatic variability and temporally-correlated noise. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans. 2018; 123(3 1):1978-1993. DOI: 10.1002/2017JC013655

Duong, T., R. Ranasinghe, M. Thatcher, S. Mahanama, Z.B. Wang, P.K. Dissanayake, M.Hemer, A. Luijendijk, D. Roelvink, and D-J. Walstra (2018). Assessing climate change impacts on the stability of small tidal inlets: Part 2 – Data rich environments. Marine Geology, 395, 65-81. DOI: 10.1016/j.margeo.2017.09.007

 2017 Wandres, M., C. Pattiaratchi and M.A. Hemer (2017) Projected changes of the southwest Australian wave climate under two atmospheric greenhouse gas concentration pathways. Ocean Modelling, 117, 70-87. DOI: 10.1016/j.ocemod.2017.08.002

Hemer, M., Zieger, S., Durrant, T., O’Grady, J., Hoeke, R., McInnes, K., et al. 2017. A revised assessment of Australia’s national wave energy resource. Renewable Energy. 114(A):85-87. DOI:10.1016/j.renene.2016.08.039

Le Cozannet, G., Nicholls, R.J., Hinkel J., Sweet, W.V., McInnes, K.L., Van de Wal, R.S.W. Slangen, A.B.A, Lowe, J.A., and White, K. 2017: Sea-level change and coastal climate services: the way forward. J.Mar..Sci..Eng., 5, 49; doi:10.3390/jmse5040049.

Zhang, X., Church, J.A., Monselesan, D. and McInnes, K.L. 2017: High Resolution Sea Level Projections for Australian Coasts in the 21st Century. Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, doi:10.1002/2017GL074176.

Chen, X., X. Zhang, J.A. Church, C.S. Watson, M.A. King, D. Monselesan, B. Legresy C. Harig, 2017: The increasing rate of global mean sea-level rise during 1993-2014, Nature Climate Change, 7, 492-495, doi:10.1038/nclimate3325.

Lyu, K., X. Zhang, J. A. Church, J. Hu and J.-Y. Yu, 2017: Distinguishing Basin-scale Modes of the Quasi-decadal and Multi-decadal Sea Level Variations in the Pacific, Journal of Climate, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0004.1.

Feng, M., X. Zhang, B. Sloyan and M. Chamberlain, 2017: Contribution of the deep ocean to the future changes of the Indonesian Throughflow, Geophys. Res. Lett., doi:10.1002/2017GL072577.

Wu, Q., X. Zhang, J. A. Church and J. Hu, 2017: Changes and variability of sea level and its components in the Indo-Pacific during the altimeter era, Journal of Geophysical Research, doi:10.1002/2016JC012345.

Manasseh, R. Sannasiraj, S., McInnes, K.L. Jalihal, P., Sundar, V. 2017:  Integration of wave energy and other marine renewable energy sources with the needs of coastal societies. International Journal of Ocean and Climate Systems. Vol. 8(1) 1-18. DOI: 10.1177/1759313116683962

Manasseh, R., McInnes, K.L., Hemer, M.A. 2017: Pioneering Developments of marine renewable energy in Australia. International Journal of Ocean and Climate Systems. 2017, Vol. 8(1) 50–67. DOI: 10.1177/1759313116684525

2016 Carson, M., A. Kohl, D. Stammer, A. B. A. Slangen, C. A. Katsman, R. S. W. Van de Wal, J. Church and N. White (2016), Coastal sea level changes, observed and projected during the 20th and 21st century. Climatic Change, 134, 269-281, doi:10.1007/s10584-015-1520-1

McInnes, K. L., C. J. White, I. D. Haigh, M. A. Hemer, R. H. Hoeke, N. J. Holbrook, A. S. Kiern, E. C. J. Oliver, R. Ranasinghe, K. J. E. Walsh, S. Westra, R. Cox (2016), Natural hazards in Australia: sea level and coastal extremes. Climatic Change, pp1-15, doi:10.1007/s10584-016-1647-8

McInnes, K.L., Hoeke, R.K., Walsh, K.J.E., O’Grady, J.G. and Hubbert, G.D. 2016: Tropical Cyclone Storm Tide Assessment for Samoa. Natural Hazards. 80: 425–444. doi:10.1007/s11069-015-1975-4

Marcos, M., Marzeion, B., Dangendorf, S., Slangen, A.B.A., Palanisamy, H., Fenoglio-Marc, L. (2016), Internal variability versus anthropogenic forcing on sea level and its components. Surv Geophys. doi:10.1007/s10712-016-9373-3

O’Kane TJ, Monselesan DP, Risbey JS. 2016. A multiscale re-examination of the Pacific South American pattern. Monthly Weather Review, doi: 10.1175/MWR-D-16-0291.1

Slangen, ABA, Church, JA, Agosta, C, Fettweis, X, Marzeion, B, Richter, K (2016) Anthropogenic forcing dominates global mean sea-level rise since 1970. Nature Climate Change. doi:10.1038/nclimate2991

Walsh, K., White, C.J. McInnes, K. L., Holmes, J., Schuster, S., Richter, H., Evans, J. P., Di Luca, A. and Warren, R. A. 2016: Natural Hazards in Australia: storms, wind and hail. Climatic Change. doi: 10.1007/s10584-016-1737-7

Wijffels, S., D. Roemmich, D. Monselesan, J. Church and J. Gilson. (2016), Ocean temperatures chronicle the ongoing warming of Earth. Nature Climate Change, 6 (2), 116-117. doi:10.1038/nclimate2924

Zhang, X., P. Oke, M. Feng, M. Chamberlain, J. Church, D. Monselesan, C. Sun, R. Matear, A. Schiller, and R. Fiedler (2016), A near-global eddy-resolving OGCM for climate studies., Geoscientific Model Development Discussions, MS No.: gmd-2017-17. doi:10.5194/gmd-2016-17

2015 Franzke, C. L. E., T. J. O’Kane, D. P. Monselesan, J. S. Risbey and I. Horenko. (2015) Systematic attribution of observed Southern Hemisphere circulation trends to external forcing and internal variability. Nonlin. Processes Geophys., 22, 513-525, doi:10.5194/npg-22-513-2015

Hoeke R.K., McInnes K.L., O’Grady J.G. (2015) Wind and wave setup contributions to extreme sea Levels at a tropical high island: A stochastic cyclone simulation study for Apia, Samoa J. Marine Science and Engineering 3:1117-1135. DOI: 10.3390/jmse3031117.

Lyu, K., X. Zhang, J. A. Church, and J. Hu (2015), Quantifying internally generated and externally forced climate signals at regional scales in CMIP5 models, Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, doi:10.1002/2015GL065508

Lyu, K., X. Zhang, J. A. Church, and J. Hu (2015), Evaluation of the interdecadal variability of sea surface temperature and sea level in the Pacific in CMIP3 and CMIP5 models, Int. J. Climatol., doi:10.1002/joc.4587

O’Grady, J.G., McInnes, K.L., Colberg, F., Hemer, M. and Babinin, A. (2015:) Longshore Wind, Waves and Storm-Tide Currents: Climate and Climate Projections at Ninety Mile Beach, South-eastern Australia. Int. J. Clim. DOI: 10.1002/joc.4268.

O’Kane, T. J., J. S. Risbey, D. P. Monselesan, I. Horenko, C. L. E. Franzke. (2015) On the dynamics of persistent states and their secular trends in waveguides of southern hemisphere troposphere. Climate Dynamics, V45 doi:10.1007/s00382-015-2786-8.

Monselesan, D. P., T. J. O’Kane, J. S. Risbey, and J. Church. (2015) Internal climate memory in observations and models. Geophys. Res. Lett., 42: 1232–1242. doi: 10.1002/2014GL062765.

Risbey, J. S., Terence J. O’Kane, Didier P. Monselesan, Christian Franzke, and Illia Horenko. (2015) Metastability of Northern Hemisphere Teleconnection Modes. J. Atmos. Sci., 72, 35–54. doi:10.1175/JAS-D-14-0020.1.

Roemmich, D., J. Church, J. Gilson, D. Monselesan, P. Sutton and S. Wijffels (2015) Unabated planetary warming and its ocean structure since 2006. Nature Climate Change, 5(3) 240-245. doi:10.1038/nclimate2513.

Slangen, A. B. A., and J. A. Church, X. Zhang and D. Monselesan (2015) The sea-level response to external forcings in historical simulations of CMIP5 climate models. Journal of Climate, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0376.1.

Watson, C., N.J. White, J.A. Church, M.A. King, R.J. Burgette and B. Legresy. (2015) Unabated global mean sea-level rise over the satellite altimeter era. Nature Climate Change, doi:10.1038/nclimate2635. see also dedicated page here.

2014 Griffies, S. M., J. Yin, P. J. Durack, P. Goddard, S. C. Bates, E. Behrens, M. Bentsen, D. Big, A. Biastoch, C. W. Böning, A. Bozec, E. Chassignet, G. Danabasoglu, S. Danilov, C. M. Domingues, H. Drange, R. Farneti, E. Fernandez, R. J. Greatbatch, D. M. Holland, M. Ilicak, W. G. Large, K. Lorbacher, J. Lu, S. J. Marsland, A. Mishra, A.J. G. Nurser, D. Salas y Mélia, J. B. Palter, B. L. Samuels, J. Schröter, F. U. Schwarzkopf, D. Sidorenko, A. M. Treguier, Y. Tseng, H. Tsujino, P. Uotila, S. Valcke, A. Voldoire, Q. Wang, M. Winton and X. Zhang. 2014. An assessment of global and regional sea level for years 1993–2007 in a suite of interannual CORE-II simulations. Ocean Modelling. 78: 35-89. doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2014.03.004

Han, G. and Z. Ma, H. Bao, A. Slangen (2014) Regional Differences of Relative Sea Level Changes in the Northwest Atlantic: Historical Trends and Future Projections, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 119, 156-164, doi: 10.1002/2013JC009454.

Lyu, K., and X. Zhang, J.A. Church, A.B.A. Slangen and J. Hu (2014) Time of emergence for regional sea-level change. Nature Climate Change, 4, 1006-1010 doi: 10.1038/nclimate2397.

McInnes, K.L, Walsh, K.J.E., O’Grady, J.G., Hoeke, R.K., Colberg, F. and G. D. Hubbert. (2014) Quantifying Storm Tide Risk in Fiji due to Climate Variability and Change. Global and Planetary Change. 116: 115–129. doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2014.02.004

Risbey, J. S., S. Lewandowsky, C. Langlais, D. P. Monselesan, T. J. O’Kane and N. Oreskes. (2014) Well-estimated global surface warming in climate projections selected for ENSO phase Nature Climate Change. 4, 835-840. doi:10.1038/nclimate2310.

Slangen, A. B. A., and J. A. Church, X. Zhang and D. Monselesan (2014) Detection and attribution of global mean thermosteric sea-level change, Geophysical Research Letters, 41(16), 5951-5959, doi: 10.1002/2014GL061356.

Slangen, A. B. A., and R. S. W. van de Wal, Y. Wada and L. L. A. Vermeersen (2014) Comparing tide gauge observations to regional patterns of sea-level change (1961-2003), Earth System Dynamics, 5, 243-255, doi:10.5194/esd-5-243-2014.

Slangen, A. B. A., and M. Carson, C.A. Katsman, R.S.W. van de Wal, A. Koehl, L.L.A. Vermeersen and D. Stammer (2014) Projecting twenty-first century regional sea-level changes, Climatic Change, 124, 317-332, doi: 10.1007/s10584-014-1080-9.

White, N.J., Haigh, I.D., Church, J.A., Koen, T., Watson, C.S., Pritchard, T., Watson, P.J., Burgette, R.J., McInnes, K.L., You, B., Zhang, X., and Tregoning, P. 2014: Australian Sea Levels – Trends, Regional Variability and Influencing Factors. Earth-Science Reviews. 136:155–174 doi:10.1016/j.earscirev.2014.05.011

Zhang, X., J. A. Church, S. M. Platten and D. Monselesan. 2014. Projection of subtropical gyre circulation and associated sea level changes in the Pacific based on CMIP3 climate models. Climate Dynamics. 43: 131-144. doi:10.1007/s00382-013-1902-x

2013 Burgette, R.J., C.S. Watson, J.A. Church, N.J. White, P. Tregoning and R. Coleman (2013), Characterizing and minimizing the effects of noise in tide gauge time series: relative and geocentric sea level rise around Australia, Geophysical Journal International, 194, 719-726, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggt131.

Church, J.A., D. Monselesan, J.M. Gregory and B. Marzeion (2013). Evaluating the ability of process based models to project sea-level change. Environmental Research Letters, 8, 014051.

Church, J. A., P. U. Clark, A. Cazenave, J. M. Gregory, S. Jevrejeva, A. Levermann, M. A. Merrifield, G. A. Milne, R. S. Nerem, P. D. Nunn, A. J. Payne, W. T. Pfeffer, D. Stammer and A. S. Unnikrishnan, 2013: Sea Level Change. Pages 1137-1216, In: Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Stocker, T. F., D. Qin, G.-K. Plattner, M. Tignor, S. K. Allen, J. Boschung, A. Nauels, Y. Xia, V. Bex and P. M. Midgley (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA. doi:10.1017/CBO9781107415324.026 View PDF

Gregory, J., N. White, J. Church, M. Bierkens, J. Box, M. Van den Broeke, G. Cogley, X. Fettweis, E. Hanna, P. Huybrechts, L. Konikow, P. Leclercq, B. Marzeion, J. Oerlemans, M. Tamisiea, Y. Wada, L. Wake, and R. Van de Wal (2013), Twentieth-century global-mean sea-level rise: is the whole greater than the sum of the parts? Journal of Climate, 26, 4476-4499, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00319.1.

Gregory, J.M., D.Bi, M.A.Collier, M.R.Dix, A.C.Hirst, A.Hu, M.Huber, R.Knutti, S. J.Marsland, M.Meinshausen, H.A.Rashid, L.D.Rotstayn, A. Schurer and J.A.Church (2013). Climate models without pre-industrial volcanic forcing underestimate historical ocean thermal expansion. Geophysical Research Letters, 40(8): 1600-1604, doi:10.1002/grl.50339.

Hoeke, R.K., McInnes, K.L., Kruger, J., McNaught, R., Hunter, J., and Smithers, S. 2013: Widespread inundation of Pacific islands by distant-source wind-waves. 108, 128–138. doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2013.06.006

Hunter, J.R., J.A. Church, N.J. White and X. Zhang (2013), Towards a global regionally varying allowance for sea-level rise. Ocean Engineering, doi:10.1016/j.oceaneng.2012.12.041.

Leonard, M., Westra, S., Phatak, A., Lambert, M., van den Hurk, Bart, McInnes, K., Risbey, J., Schuster, S., Jakob, D., Stafford-Smith, M., 2013: Understanding the role of compound events in climate extremes. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews-Climate Change, 5, 113-128. doi:10.1002/wcc.252.

O’Kane, T. J.. J. S. Risbey, C. Franzke, I. Horenko and D. P. Monselesan. (2013) Changes in the Metastability of the Midlatitude Southern Hemisphere Circulation and the Utility of Nonstationary Cluster Analysis and Split-Flow Blocking Indices as Diagnostic Tools. J. Atmos. Sci., 70, 824–842. doi:10.1175/JAS-D-12-028.1.

Otto, A., F.E.L. Otto, O. Boucher, J. Church, G. Hegerl, P.M. Forster, N.P. Gillett, J. Gregory, G.C. Johnson, R. Knutti, N. Lewis, U. Lohmann, J. Marotzke, G. Myhre, D. Shindell, B. Stevens, and M.R. Allen (2013). The recent global energy budget points to a lower range of Transient Climate Response. Nature GeoScience, 6, 415-416. doi:10.1038/ngeo1836.

Sen Gupta, A., N. C. Jourdain, J. N. Brown and D. Monselesan, 2013: Climate Drift in the CMIP5 Models. J. Climate, 26, 8597–8615. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00521.1.

White, C.J., K.L. McInnes, R.P. Cechet, S.P. Corney, M.R. Grose, G.K. Holz, J.J. Katzfey and N.L. Bindoff (2013). On regional dynamical downscaling for the assessment of temperature and procipitation extremes across Tasmania, Australia. Climate Dynamics, doi:10.1007/s00382-01301718-8.

2012 Aucan, J., R. Hoeke and M. A. Merrifield (2012), Wave-driven sea level anomalies at the Midway tide gauge as an index of North Pacific storminess over the past 60 years, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L17603, doi:10.1029/2012GL052993.

Behrens, S., J. Hayward, M. Hemer and P. Osman (2012), Assessing the wave energy convertors potential for Australian coastal regions – part 1. Renewable Energy, 43, 210-217. doi: 10.1016/j.renene.2011.11.031

Cavaleri, L., B. Fox-Kemper and M.Hemer (2012), Wind-waves in the coupled climate system. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. DOI: 10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00170.1

Colberg, F. and K. L. McInnes (2012), The impact of future changes in weather patterns on extreme sea levels over southern Australia, J. Geophys. Res., 117, C08001, doi:10.1029/2012JC007919.

Gleckler, P. J., B. D. Santer, C. M. Domingues, D. W. Pierce, T. P. Barnett, J. A. Church, K. E. Taylor, K. M. AchutaRao, T. P. Boyer, M. Ishii and P. M. Caldwell (2012), Human-induced global ocean warming on multidecadal timescales. Nature Clim. Change, 2, 524-529, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nclimate1553

Hemer, M.A, K.L. McInnes and R. Ranasinghe (2012), Climate and variability bias adjustment of climate model derived winds for an east Australian dynamical wave model. Ocean Dynamics, 62, 87-104.

Hemer, M.A., X.L. Wang, R. Weisse and V.R. Swail (2012), Community advancing wind-waves climate science: The COWCLIP project. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 93(6), 791-796. doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00184.1

Hemer, M.A., J. Katzfey and C.E. Trenham (2012), Global dynamical projections of surface ocean wave climate for a future high greenhouse gas emission scenario. Ocean Modelling (Special Issue on Surface Ocean Waves). DOI:10.1016/j.ocemod.2012.09.008

Hemer, M.A., K.L. McInnes and R. Ranasinghe (2012), Exploring uncertainty in regional east Australian wave climate projections. International Journal of Climatology. DOI: 10.1002/joc.3537

Lorbacher, K., S.J. Marsland, J.A. Church and S.M. Griffies (2012), Rapid barotropic sea-level rise from simulated ice-sheet melting. Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, C06003, 2012. doi:10.1029/2011JC007733.

Masters, D., R. S. Nerem , C. Choe , E. Leuliette , B. Beckley , N. White & M. Ablain (2012): Comparison of Global Mean Sea Level Time Series from TOPEX/Poseidon, Jason-1, and Jason-2, Marine Geodesy, 35:sup1, 20-41. doi:10.1080/01490419.2012.717862

Dana Nuccitelli, Robert Way, Rob Painting, John Church and John Cook (2012), Comment on Ocean heat content and Earth’s radiation imbalance. II. Relation to climate shifts, Physics Letters A, 376, 3466-3468. doi:10.1016/j.physleta.2012.10.010.

Walsh, K.J.E., K.L. McInnes and J.L. McBride (2012), Climate change impacts on tropical cyclones and extreme sea levels in the South Pacific – a regional assessment. Global and Planetary Change, 80-81, 149-164.

Whetton, P., Hennessy, K., Clarke, J., McInnes, K.L., Kent, D. 2012: Use of Representative Climate Futures in impact and adaptation assessment. Clim Change Letters 115: 433–442 (DOI 10.1007/s10584-012-0471-z)

Willis, J.K. and J.A. Church (2012), Regional Sea-level Projection. Science, 336 vol. 336 no. 6081, pp. 550-551. doi:10.1126/science.1220366

Zhang, X., J. A. Church, S. M. Platten, and D. Monselesan, 2013: Projection of subtropical gyre circulation and associated sea level changes in the Pacific based on CMIP3 climate models. Climate Dynamics, doi:10.1007/s00382-013-1902-x.

Zhang, X. and J.A. Church (2012), Sea level trends, interannual and decadal variability in the Pacific Ocean.Geophysical Research Letters, 39 (21), L21701. doi:10.1029/2012gl053240

2011 Helm, K.P., N.L. Bindoff and J.A. Church (2011). Observed decreases in oxygen content of the global Ocean. Geophys. Res. Lett., 38(23), L23602, doi:10.1029/2011GL049513.

Church, J.A., J.M. Gregory, N.J. White, S.M. Platten and J.X. Mitrovica (2011). Understanding and projecting sea level change. Oceanography 24(2):130-143, doi:10.5670/oceanog.2011.33.

Katsman, C.A., A. Sterl, J.J. Beersma, H.W. van den Brink, J.A. Church, W. Hazeleger, R.E. Kopp, D. Kroon, J. Kwadijk, R. Lammersen, J. Lowe, M. Oppenheimer, H.-P. Plag, J. Ridley, H. von Storch, D.G. Vaughan, P. Vellinga, L.L.A. Vermeersen, R.S.W. van de Wal and R. Weisse,(2011). Exploring high-end scenarios for local sea level rise to develop flood protection strategies for a low-lying delta – the Netherlands as an example. Climatic Change, 109(3), 617-645. DOI: 10.1007/s10584-011-0037-5

Hoeke, R., C. Storlazzi, and P. Ridd (2011), Hydrodynamics of a bathymetrically complex fringing coral reef embayment: Wave climate, in situ observations, and wave prediction, J. Geophys. Res., 116, C04018, doi:10.1029/2010JC006170.

Hoeke, R.K., P.L. Jokiel, R.W. Buddemeier and R.E. Brainard (2011), Projected Changes to Growth and Mortality of Hawaiian Corals over the Next 100 Years. PLoS ONE, 6(3), e18038. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0018038.

McInnes, K.L., J.G. O’Grady, K.J.E. Walsh and F. Colberg (2011), Progress towards quantifying storm surge risk in Fiji due to climate variability and change. J. Coastal Res., SI64, 1121-1124. link.

Church, J.A., N.J. White, L.F. Konikow, C.M. Domingues, J.G. Cogley, E. Rignot, J.M. Gregory, M.R. van den Broeke, A.J. Monaghan and I. Velicogna (2011), Revisiting the Earth’s sea level and energy budgets from 1961 to 2008, Geophysical Research Letters, 38, L18601, doi:10.1029/2011GL048794.

Watson, C., N. White, J. Church, R. Burgette, P. Tregoning and R. Coleman (2011), Absolute Calibration in Bass Strait, Australia: TOPEX, Jason-1 and OSTM/Jason-2. Marine Geodesy, 34, 242-260, doi:10.1080/01490419.2011.584834

Barker, P.M., J.R. Dunn, C.M. Domingues and S.E. Wijffels (2011), Pressure Sensor Drifts in Argo and Their Impacts. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceaninc Technology, 28, 1036-1049, doi:10.1175/2011JTECHO831.1

McInnes, K.L., T.A. Erwin and J.M. Bathols (2011), Global Climate Model projected changes in 10 m wind due to anthropogenic climate change. Atmos. Sci. Letters, 12, 325-333, doi: 10.1002/asl.341.

Church, J. A. and N.J. White (2011), Sea-level rise from the late 19th to the early 21st Century. Surveys in Geophysics, 32, 585-602, doi:10.1007/s10712-011-9119-1
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Deng, X, D.A. Griffin, K. Ridgway, J.A. Church, W.E. Featherstone, N. White and M. Cahill (2010), Chapter 18: Satellite altimetry for geodetic, oceanographic and climate studies in the Australian region, in: S. Vignudelli, A. Kostianoy, P. Cipollini and J. Benveniste (eds.), Coastal Altimetry, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010 (ISBN: 978-3-642-12795-3, e-ISBN: 978-3-642-12796-0; DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-12796-0_18).

2010 Hemer, M. A., Church, J. A. and Hunter, J. R. (2010), Variability and trends in the directional wave climate of the Southern Hemisphere. Int. J. Climatol., 30: 475–491. doi: 10.1002/joc.1900

Hemer, M.A., X. L. Wang, J. A. Church, and V. R. Swail, 2010: MODELING PROPOSAL: Coordinating Global Ocean Wave Climate Projections. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 91, 451–454.
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Church, J.A. (2010), The Changing Oceans. Science, Vol. 328 no. 5985 p. 1453. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1192996

Helm, K. P., N. L. Bindoff, and J. A. Church (2010), Changes in the global hydrological-cycle inferred from ocean salinity, Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L18701, doi:10.1029/2010GL044222.

Shapiro, Melvyn, Jagadish Shukla, Gilbert Brunet, Carlos Nobre, Michel Béland, Randall Dole, Kevin Trenberth, Richard Anthes, Ghassem Asrar, Leonard Barrie, Philippe Bougeault, Guy Brasseur, David Burridge, Antonio Busalacchi, Jim Caughey, Deliang Chen, John Church, Takeshi Enomoto, Brian Hoskins, Øystein Hov, Arlene Laing, Hervé Le Treut, Jochem Marotzke, Gordon McBean, Gerald Meehl, Martin Miller, Brian Mills, John Mitchell, Mitchell Moncrieff, Tetsuo Nakazawa, Haraldur Olafsson, Tim Palmer, David Parsons, David Rogers, Adrian Simmons, Alberto Troccoli, Zoltan Toth, Louis Uccellini, Christopher Velden, and John M. Wallace, 2010: An Earth-System Prediction Initiative for the Twenty-First Century. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 91, 1377–1388.
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/2010BAMS2944.1

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Oceans

Science and solutsions for Australia

Editor: Bruce Mapstone

Release Date: November 2017

ISBN: 9781486307937 (paperback)
9781486307944 (epdf)
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Pages: 224

The Oceans book, produced by CSIRO Publishing, provides a brief, accessible description of some of the key features of our marine estate, overviews of some areas where primary marine activities are supported by research, and some predictions of what marine research might look like in the near future.

Ocean Circulation and Climate, 2nd Edition
A 21st century perspective

Editor(s) : Siedler & Griffies & Gould & Church

Release Date: 01 Nov 2013

Imprint:Academic PressPrint Book

ISBN :9780123918512

eBook ISBN :9780123918536

Pages: 904

Provides an up-to-date summary of the state of the science relating to the role of the oceans in the physical climate system

Understanding Sea-level Rise and Variability Cover of the Sea Level book

Release date: August 2010

ISBN: 978-1-4443-3452-4

Pages: 456

Based on the World Climate Research Programme workshop on Understanding Sea-Level Rise and Variability held in Paris in 2006.

Available from Wiley-Blackwell.

Chapter titles

1 Introduction.

2 Impacts of and Responses to Sea-Level Rise.

3 A First-Order Assessment of the Impact of Long-Term Trends in Extreme Sea Levels on Offshore Structures and Coastal Refineries.

4 Paleoenvironmental Records, Geophysical Modeling, and Reconstruction of Sea-Level Trends and Variability on Centennial and Longer Timescales.

5 Modern Sea-Level-Change Estimates.

6 Ocean Temperature and Salinity Contributions to Global and Regional Sea-Level Change.

7 Cryospheric Contributions to Sea-level Rise and Variability.

8 Terrestrial Water-Storage Contributions to Sea-Level Rise and Variability.

9 Geodetic Observations and Global Reference Frame Contributions to Understanding Sea-Level Rise and Variability.

10 Surface Mass Loading on a Dynamic Earth: Complexity and Contamination in the Geodetic Analysis of Global Sea-Level Trends.

11 Past and Future Changes in Extreme Sea Levels and Waves.

12 Observing Systems Needed to Address Sea-level Rise and Variability.

13 Sea-level Rise and Variability: Synthesis and Outlook for the Future.

Other publications

Contributions to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

IPCC 2014. R.K. Pachauri, Myles R. Allen, Vicente Ricardo Barros, John Broome, Wolfgang Cramer, Renate Christ, John A. Church, Leon Clarke, Qin Dahe, Purnamita Dasgupta, Navroz K. Dubash, Ottmar Edenhofer, Ismail Elgizouli, Christopher B. Field, Piers Forster, Pierre Friedlingstein, Jan Fuglestvedt, Luis Gomez-Echeverri, Stephane Hallegatte, Gabriele Hegerl , Mark Howden, Kejun Jiang, Blanca Jimenez Cisneros, Vladimir Kattsov, Hoesung Lee, Katharine J. Mach, Jochem Marotzke, Michael D. Mastrandrea, Leo Meyer, Jan Minx, Yacob Mulugetta, Karen O’Brien, Michael Oppenheimer, Joy J. Pereira, Ramón Pichs-Madruga, Gian-Kasper Plattner, Hans-Otto Pörtner, Scott B. Power, Benjamin Preston, N.H. Ravindranath, Andy Reisinger, Keywan Riahi, Matilde Rusticucci, Robert Scholes, Kristin Seyboth, Youba Sokona, Robert Stavins, Thomas F. Stocker, Petra Tschakert, Detlef van Vuuren, Jean-Pascal van Ypersele (2014). Climate Change 2014: Synthesis Report. [The Core Writing Team, R.K. Pachauri and L. Meyer (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA.

Church, J. A., P. U. Clark, A. Cazenave, J. M. Gregory, S. Jevrejeva, A. Levermann, M. A. Merrifield, G. A. Milne, R. S. Nerem, P. D. Nunn, A. J. Payne, W. T. Pfeffer, D. Stammer and A. S. Unnikrishnan, 2013: Sea Level Change. Pages 1137-1216, In: Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Stocker, T. F., D. Qin, G.-K. Plattner, M. Tignor, S. K. Allen, J. Boschung, A. Nauels, Y. Xia, V. Bex and P. M. Midgley (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA.

Stocker, T. F., D. Qin, G.-K. Plattner, L. V. Alexander, S. K. Allen, N. L. Bindoff, F.-M. Bréon, J. A. Church, U. Cubasch, S. Emori, P. Forster, P. Friedlingstein , N. Gillett, J. M. Gregory, D. L. Hartmann, E. Jansen, B. Kirtman, R. Knutti, K. Krishna Kumar, P. Lemke, J. Marotzke, V. Masson-Delmotte, G. A. Meehl, I. Mokhov, S. Piao, V. Ramaswamy, D. Randall, M. Rhein, M. Rojas, C. Sabine, D. Shindell, L. D. Talley, D. G. Vaughan and S.-P. Xie, 2013: Technical Summary. In: Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Stocker, T. F., D. Qin, G.-K. Plattner, M. Tignor, S. K. Allen, J. Boschung, A. Nauels, Y. Xia, V. Bex and P. M. Midgley (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA.

IPCC, 2013: Summary for Policymakers. In: Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Stocker, T. F., D. Qin, G.-K. Plattner, M. Tignor, S. K. Allen, J. Boschung, A. Nauels, Y. Xia, V. Bex and P. M. Midgley (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA. (Drafting Authors: Lisa V. Alexander, Simon K. Allen, Nathaniel L. Bindoff, François-Marie Bréon, John A. Church, Ulrich Cubasch, Seita Emori, Piers Forster, Pierre Friedlingstein, Nathan Gillett, Jonathan M. Gregory, Dennis L. Hartmann, Eystein Jansen, Ben Kirtman, Reto Knutti, Krishna Kumar Kanikicharla, Peter Lemke, Jochem Marotzke, Valérie Masson-Delmotte, Gerald A. Meehl, Igor I. Mokhov, Shilong Piao, Gian-Kasper Plattner, Qin Dahe, Venkatachalam Ramaswamy, David Randall, Monika Rhein, Maisa Rojas, Christopher Sabine, Drew Shindell, Thomas F. Stocker, Lynne D. Talley, David G. Vaughan, Shang- Ping Xie)

Book chapters

Church, J.A., Neil J. White, Catia M. Domingues, Didier P. Monselesan and Elaine R. Miles,, 2013. Chapter 27: Sea-level and ocean heat-content change, in Siedler, G., Griffies, S.M., Gould, W.J. and Church, J.A. Editors, Ocean circulation and Climate, A 21st Century Perspective. International Geophysics Series, Volume 103, 697-725. ( ISBN: 978-0-12-391851-2. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-391851-2.00027-1).

Church, J,A., White, N.J., Domingues, C.M., Barker, P.M., Wijffels, S.E. and Dunn, J.R. 2011. Box 1.3: Ocean Warming and Sea-level Rise, in Climate change: Global risks, challenges and decisions, Lead Authors: Katherine Richardson, Will Steffen and Diana Liverman. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK (ISBN 978-0-521-19836-3).

Church, J.A., Asrar, G.R., Busalacchi, A.J. and Arndt, C.E. 2011. Climate Information for Coping with Environmental Change: Contributions of the World Climate Research Programme. Chapter 78, 1257-1271, Hexagon Series on Human and Environmental Security and Peace, Vol. 5: Coping with Global Environmental Change Disasters and Security: Threats, Challenges, Vulnerabilities and Risks. Springer-Verlag Berlin 2011. ISBN: 978-3-642-17775-0.

Woodworth, P.L., Church, J.A., Aarup, T. and Wilson, W.S. 2010. Chapter 1: Introduction. In: Understanding Sea-level Rise and Variability, Eds. John A. Church, Philip L. Woodworth, Thorkild Aarup and W. Stanley Wilson. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Chichester, UK. (427 pp; ISBN: 978-1-4443-3452-4 (paperback); 978-1-4443-3451-7 (hardback).

Church, J.A., Roemmich, D., Domingues, C.M., Willis, J.K., White, N.J. Gilson, J.E., Stammer, D., Köhl, A., Chambers, D.P., Landerer, F.W., Marotzke, J., Gregory, J., Suzuki, T., Cazenave, A. and Le Traon, P.-Y. 2010. Chapter 6. Ocean temperature and salinity contributions to global and regional sea-level change. In: Understanding Sea-level Rise and Variability, Eds. John A. Church, Philip L. Woodworth, Thorkild Aarup and W. Stanley Wilson. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Chichester, UK. (427 pp; ISBN: 978-1-4443-3452-4 (paperback); 978-1-4443-3451-7 (hardback).

Church, J.A., Aarup, T., Woodworth, P.L., Wilson, W.S., Nicholls, R.J., Rayner, R., Lambeck, K., Mitchum, G.T., Steffen, K., Cazenave, A., Blewitt, G., Mitrovica, J.X. and Lowe, J.A. 2010. Chapter 13: Sea-level Rise and Variability – Synthesis and Outlook for the Future. In: Understanding Sea-level Rise and Variability, Eds. John A. Church, Philip L. Woodworth, Thorkild Aarup and W. Stanley Wilson. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Chichester, UK. (427 pp; ISBN: 978-1-4443-3452-4 (paperback); 978-1-4443-3451-7 (hardback).

Church, J.A., Woodworth, P.L., Aarup, T and Wilson, Editors, W.S. 2010. Understanding Sea-level Rise and Variability, Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Chichester, UK. (427 pp; ISBN: 978-1-4443-3452-4 (paperback); 978-1-4443-3451-7 (hardback).

Sea-level Rise. John Church, Neil White, John Hunter, Kathleen McInnes, Peter Cowell and Siobhan O’Farrell. Chapter 12 (p191-209) of Transitions: Pathways Towards Sustainable Urban Development in Australia. CSIRO Publishing/Springer, 2008. Edited by Peter Newton. ISBN 9780643094192

Articles, briefings etc

Hemer, Mark; Zieger, Stefan; Durrant, Tom; O’Grady, Julian; Hoeke, Ron; McInnes, Kathy; et al. The Australian Wave Energy Atlas Technical Report. CSIRO: CSIRO; 2018. csiro:EP179374. https://doi.org/10.4225/08/5a85cab02e91d

McInnes, Kathy; Hemer, Mark; O’Grady, Julian; Hoeke, Ron; Contardo, Stephanie. Wave Energy Deployments Physical Impact Guidelines. CSIRO: CSIRO; 2018. csiro:EP181064. https://doi.org/10.4225/08/5a85cab472c5d

K. McInnes, M. Hemer, R. Hoeke (2016). Hurt by Sea: how storm surges and sea level rise make coastal life risky. The Conversation. Online article.

M. Hemer, I. Penesis, K. McInnes, R. Manasseh, T. Pitman (2016).Catching the waves: it’s time for Australia to embrace ocean renewable energy. The Conversation. Online article.

Church JA, McInnes KL, Monselesan D, O’Grady J. 2016. Sea-Level Rise and Allowances for Coastal Councils around Australia – Guidance Material. CSIRO Report, 64 pp

Braganza, Karl & John Church 2011. Observations of the Global and Australian Climate. In Climate Change: Science and Solutions for Australia. Helen Cleugh, Mark Stafford Smith, Michael Battaglia and Paul Graham (Editors). CSIRO Publishing (Melbourne).

Australian Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO, 2011. Climate Change in the Pacific: Scientific Assessment and New Research. Volume 1: Regional Overview (ISBN: 9781921826733 (pbk.) ISBN: 9781921826740 (ebook)).

Australian Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO, 2011. Climate Change in the Pacific: Scientific Assessment and New Research. Volume 2: Country Reports. (ISBN: 9780643107137 (pbk.: Vol. 2) ISBN: 9780643107144 (ebook: Vol. 2))

S. Power, K. Hennessy, G. Cambers, J. Rischbieth, S. Baldwin, Jo Brown, D. Collins, R. Colman, D. Irving, J. Katzfey, P. Kokic, B. Murphy, D. Abbs, Jaclyn Brown, J. Church, F. Delage, A. Sen Gupta, D. Jones, S. McGree, M. Hopkins, A. Moise, S. Perkins, A. Schiller, B. Tilbrook, X. Zhang (Pacific Climate Change Science Program), M. Vaiimene, D. Maihia, N. Bates (Cook Islands), T. Terencio, F. Moniz, S. da Silva (East Timor), D. Aranug, J. Berdon, E. Skilling (Federated States of Micronesia), A. Waqaicelua, A. Daphne, B. Prakash, V. Vuniyayawa, R. Kumar (Fiji), U. Toorua, T. Tetabo, R. Abeta, N. Teuatabo (Kiribati), R. White, L. Jacklick, N. Lobwij (Marshall Islands), A. Kaierua, F. Teimitsi, D. Audoa (Nauru), R. Misiepo, A. Misikea, F. Pihigia Talagi (Niue), M. Ngemaes, D. Ngirengkoi, G. Sisior (Palau), K, Inape, M. Virobo (Papua New Guinea), F. Lagomauitumua, S. K. Seuseu , T. Faasaoina (Samoa), D. Hiriasia, L. Tahani (Solomon Islands), O. Fa’anunu, M. Lakai (Tonga), H. Vavae, K. Epu (Tuvalu), S. Kaniaha, P. Malsale (Vanuatu), on behalf of all PCCSP staff and others who contributed to the report or its production. Climate Change in the Pacific: Scientific Assessment and New Research. CLIVAR Exchanges, 17 (no 58), 37-39.

Church, J.A., J.M. Gregory, N.J. White, S.M. Platten and J.X. Mitrovica (2011), Understanding and Projecting Sea Level Change. Oceanography (Journal of The Oceanography Society), 24(2), 130-143, doi:10.5670/oceanog.2011.33.
Note that this issue is a special issue on sea level with a number of interesting articles!

Hemer, M., X. Wang, R. Weisse and the COWCLIP team (2011), The WCRP/JCOMM Supported Coordinate Ocean Wave Climate Projections (COWCLIP) workshop: Post-workshop white-paper. JCOMM-TR-55, WMO/TD-No. 1581, WCRP Report No. 22/2011. Available here.

Hemer, M. (2011), Coordinated Ocean Wave Climate Projections (COWCLIP). JCOMM Newsletter Issue No. 9, May 2011. Available here.

Greenslade, D.A., M.A Hemer, G. Symonds and P. Craig (2010), Wind Waves Research in Australia. Bulletin of the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, 32(4), Oct 2010.

Church, John A., Neil J. White, John R. Hunter and Kurt Lambeck (2008), Briefing: A post-IPCC AR4 on sea-level rise. For Department of Climate Change, 20pp. Download PDF (3.8 MB)

Church, John A., Robert Nicholls, John E. Hay and Vivien Gornitz (2007), Ice and Sea-level Change, in Global Outlook for Ice and Snow, Ed. Joan Eamer, United Nations Environment Programme, 235pp (ISBN: 978-92-807-2799-9)

Church, John A., Global sea levels: Past present and Future (2007), Roger Revelle Lecture, IOC Annual Report.

Sea Change Threatened by Climate Change. Australasian Science, Vol 27, no 10, November/December 2006, pp19-22

Conference papers

A 20th Century Increase in the Rate of sea level Rise – a Challenge for coastal Managers. Presented at Coast to Coast 2006, Melbourne, May 2006.

Sea level rise and the frequency of extreme event around the Australian coastline. Presented at Coast to Coast 2004, Hobart, March 2004.

External

Chambers, D.P., C.A. Mehlhaff, T.J. Urban, D. Fuji and R.S. Nerem (2002), Low-frequency variations in global mean sea level: 1950-2000. Journal of Geophysical Research, 107 (C4), 3026, doi:10.1029/2001JC001089.

Chen, K. and J. McAneney (2006), High-resolution estimates of Australia’s coastal population. Geophysical Research Letters, 33, L16601, doi:10.1029/2006GL026981.

Donnelly, J.P., P. Cleary, P. Newby and R. Ettinger (2004), Coupling instrumental and geological records of sea level change: Evidence from southern New England of an increase in the rate of sea level rise in the late 19th century. Geophysical Research Letters, 31, L05203, doi:10.1029/2003GL018933.

Douglas, B.C. (1991), Global sea level rise. Journal of Geophysical Research, 96, 6981-6992.

Douglas, B.C. (1992), Global sea level acceleration. Journal of Geophysical Research, 97, 12,699-12,706.

Douglas, B.C. and W.R. Peltier (2002), The puzzle of global sea level rise. Physiscs Today, 55, 35-40.

In the media

30/11/2017 ABC News Breakfast: Launch of CSIRO’s Oceans book

August 2017 Women’s Weekly: Leading the Charge (featuring Kathy McInnes)

23/5/2017 XinHuaNet: China partner with Australia to open state of the art ocean research center in Tasmania

23/5/2017 The Mercury: Science is the winner from alliance (subscription only)

22/5/2017 SMH: China to partly fund new CSIRO climate research centre

15/11/2016 The Conversation: Hurt by sea: how storm surges and sea level rise make coastal life risky

30/10/2016 ABC: Rising sea levels speeding up coastal erosion csiro says

18/10/2016 The Conversation: Catching the waves: it’s time for Australia to embrace ocean renewable energy