Author Bibliographies

Publications by Benjamin I. Cook

This citation list includes papers published while the author has been on staff at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies. It may include some publications based on research conducted prior to their having joined the institute staff.

In Press / Accepted

Cook, B.I., E.R. Cook, K.J. Anchukaitis, and D. Singh, 2024: Characterizing the 2010 Russian heatwave-Pakistan flood concurrent extreme over the last millennium using the Great Eurasian Drought Atlas. J. Climate, in press, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-23-0773.1.

Early On-Line

Anchukaitis, K., R. Touchan, D. Meko, D. Kherchouche, S. Slimani, F. Sivrikaya, R. Ilmen, I. Mitsopoulos, J. Stephan, J. Attieh, F. Hasnaoui, J.J. Camarero, R. Sánchez-Salguero, F. Guibal, A. Piermattei, A. Christou, J. Krcmaric, and B. Cook, 2024: Enhancing spatiotemporal reconstructions of hydroclimate variability across the Mediterranean during the last millennium. Clim. Dyn., early on-line, doi:10.1007/s00382-024-07166-6.


Anderson, W., B.I. Cook, K. Slinski, K. Schwarzwald, A. McNally, and C. Funk, 2023: Multi-year La Niña events and multi-season drought in the Horn of Africa. J. Hydrometeorol., 24, no. 1, 119-131, doi:10.1175/JHM-D-22-0043.1.

Anderson, W., W. Baethgen, F. Capitanio, P. Ciais, B.I. Cook, G.R. da Cunha, L. Goddard, B. Schauberger, K. Sonder, G. Podestá, M. van der Velde, and L. You, 2023: Climate variability and simultaneous breadbasket yield shocks as observed in long-term yield records. Agric. Forest Meteorol., 331, 109321, doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2023.109321.

Chiang, F., B.I. Cook, and S. McDermid, 2023: Warming overwhelms the efficacy of wet conditions to moderate extreme heat and atmospheric aridity across the Central Plains. Geophys. Res. Lett., 50, no. 7, e2023GL102939, doi:10.1029/2023GL102939.

Leung, L.R., A. Terando, R. Joseph, G. Tselioudis, L.M. Bruhwiler, B. Cook, C. Deser, A. Hall, B.D. Hamlington, A. Hoell, F.M. Hoffman, S. Klein, V. Naik, A.G. Pendergrass, C. Tebaldi, P.A. Ullrich, and M.F. Wehner, 2023: Chapter 3. Earth systems processes. In Fifth National Climate Assessment. A.R. Crimmins, C.W. Avery, D.R. Easterling, K.E. Kunkel, B.C. Stewart, and T.K. Maycock, Eds., U.S. Global Change Research Program, doi:10.7930/NCA5.2023.CH3.

McDermid, S., M. Nocco, P. Lawston-Parker, J. Keune, Y. Pokhrel, M. Jain, J. Jägermeyr, L. Brocca, C. Massari, A.D. Jones, P. Vahmani, W. Thiery, Y. Yao, A. Bell, L. Chen, W. Dorigo, N. Hanasaki, S. Jasechko, M.-H. Lo, R. Mahmood, V. Mishra, N.D. Mueller, D. Niyogi, S.S. Rabin, L. Sloat, Y. Wada, L. Zappa, F. Chen, B.I. Cook, H. Kim, D. Lombardozzi, J. Polcher, D. Ryu, J. Santanello, Y. Satoh, S. Seneviratne, D. Singh, and T. Yokohata, 2023: Irrigation in the Earth system. Nat. Rev. Earth Environ., 4, no. 7, 435-453, doi:10.1038/s43017-023-00438-5.

Mondal, S., A. K. Mishra, R. Leung, and B. Cook, 2023: Global droughts connected by linkages between drought hubs. Nat. Commun., 14, no. 1, 144, doi:10.1038/s41467-022-35531-8.

Park, D.S., G.M. Lyra, A.M. Ellison, R.K.B. Maruyama, D. dos Reis Torquato, R.C. Asprino, B.I. Cook, and C.C. Davis, 2023: Herbarium records provide reliable phenology estimates in the understudied tropics. J. Ecol., 111, no. 2, 327-337, doi:10.1111/1365-2745.14047.

Rao, M.P., N.K. Davi, T.S. Magney, L. Andreu-Hayles, B. Nachin, B. Suran, A.M. Varuolo-Clarke, B.I. Cook, R.D. D'Arrigo, N. Pederson, L. Odrentsen, M. Rodríguez-Catón, C. Leland, J. Burentogtokh, W.R.M. Gardner, and K.L. Griffin, 2023: Approaching a thermal tipping point in the Eurasian boreal forest at its southern margin. Commun. Earth Environ., 4, no. 1, 247, doi:10.1038/s43247-023-00910-6.

Singh, J., B.I. Cook, K. Marvel, S. McDermid, G.G. Persad, B. Rajaratnam, and D. Singh, 2023: Anthropogenic aerosols delay the emergence of GHGs-forced wetting of South Asian rainy seasons under a fossil-fuel intensive pathway. Geophys. Res. Lett., 50, no. 18, e2023GL103949, doi:10.1029/2023GL103949.


Chiang, F., B.I. Cook, S. McDermid, K. Marvel, G.A. Schmidt, L.S. Nazarenko, and M. Kelley, 2022: Responses of compound daytime and nighttime warm-dry and warm-humid events to individual anthropogenic forcings. Environ. Res. Lett., 17, no. 8, 084015, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/ac80ce.

Cook, B.I, J.E Smerdon, E.R Cook, A.P. Williams, K.J Anchukaitis, J.S Mankin, K. Allen, L. Andreu-Hayles, T.R Ault, S. Belmecheri, S. Coats, B. Coulthard, B. Fosu, P. Grierson, D. Griffin, D.A Herrera, M. Ionita, F. Lehner, C. Leland, K. Marvel, M.S Morales, V. Mishra, J. Ngoma, H.T.T Nguyen, A. O'Donnell, J. Palmer, M.P Rao, M. Rodriguez-Caton, R. Seager, D.W Stahle, S. Stevenson, U.K Thapa, A.M Varuolo-Clarke, and E.K Wise, 2022: Megadroughts in the Common Era and the Anthropocene. Nat. Rev. Earth Environ., 3, no. 11, 741-757, doi:10.1038/s43017-022-00329-1.

Cook, B.I., A.P. Williams, and K. Marvel, 2022: Projected changes in early summer ridging and drought over the Central Plains. Environ. Res. Lett., 17, 104020, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/ac8e1a.

Davis, C.C., G.M. Lyra, D.S. Park, R. Asprino, R. Maruyama, D. Torquato, B.I. Cook, and A.M. Ellison, 2022: New directions in tropical phenology. Trends Ecol. Evol., 37, no. 8, 683-693, doi:10.1016/j.tree.2022.05.001.

Marvel, K., and B.I. Cook, 2022: Using machine learning to identify novel hydroclimate states. Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. A, 380, no. 2238, 20210287, doi:10.1098/rsta.2021.0287.

McDermid, S.S., E. Weng, M. Puma, B. Cook, T. Hengl, J. Sanderman, G.J.M. De Lannoy, and I. Aleinov, 2022: Soil carbon losses reduce soil moisture in global climate model simulations. Earth Interact., 26, no. 1, 195-208, doi:10.1175/EI-D-22-0003.1.

Nazarenko, L.S., N. Tausnev, G.L. Russell, D. Rind, R.L. Miller, G.A. Schmidt, S.E. Bauer, M. Kelley, R. Ruedy, A.S. Ackerman, I. Aleinov, M. Bauer, R. Bleck, V. Canuto, G. Cesana, Y. Cheng, T.L. Clune, B.I. Cook, C.A. Cruz, A.D. Del Genio, G.S. Elsaesser, G. Faluvegi, N.Y. Kiang, D. Kim, A.A. Lacis, A. Leboissetier, A.N. LeGrande, K.K. Lo, J. Marshall, E.E. Matthews, S. McDermid, K. Mezuman, L.T. Murray, V. Oinas, C. Orbe, C.P. García-Pando, J.P. Perlwitz, M.J. Puma, A. Romanou, D.T. Shindell, S. Sun, K. Tsigaridis, G. Tselioudis, E. Weng, J. Wu, and M.-S. Yao, 2022: Future climate change under SSP emission scenarios with GISS-E2.1. J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 14, no. 7, e2021MS002871, doi:10.1029/2021MS002871.

Scholz, S.R., R. Seager, M. Ting, Y. Kushnir, J.E. Smerdon, B.I. Cook, E.R. Cook, and S.H. Baek, 2022: Changing hydroclimate dynamics and the 19th to 20th century wetting trend in the English Channel region of northwest Europe. Clim. Dyn., 58, no. 5-6, 1539-1553, doi:10.1007/s00382-021-05977-5.

Weng, E., I. Aleinov, R. Singh, M.J. Puma, S.S. McDermid, N.Y. Kiang, M.A Kelley, K. Wilcox, R. Dybzinski, C.E. Farrior, S.W. Pacala, and B.I. Cook, 2022: Modeling demographic-driven vegetation dynamics and ecosystem biogeochemical cycling in NASA GISS's Earth system model (ModelE-BiomeE v.1.0). Geosci. Model Dev., 15, no. 22, 8153-8180, doi:10.5194/gmd-15-8153-2022.

Williams, A.P., B.I. Cook, and J.E. Smerdon, 2022: Rapid intensification of the emerging southwestern North American megadrought in 2020-2021. Nat. Clim. Change, 12, no. 3, 232-234, doi:10.1038/s41558-022-01290-z.

Williams, A.P., B. Livneh, K.A. McKinnon, W.D. Hansen, J.S. Mankin, B.I. Cook, J.E. Smerdon, A.M. Varuolo-Clarke, N.R. Bjarke, C.S. Juang, and D.P. Lettenmaier, 2022: Growing impact of wildfire on western US water supply. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 119, no. 10, e2114069119, doi:10.1073/pnas.2114069119.


Baek, S.H., J.E. Smerdon, B.I. Cook, and A.P. Williams, 2021: US Pacific coastal droughts are predominantly driven by internal atmospheric variability. J. Climate, 34, no. 5, 1947-1962, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-20-0365.1.

Bishop, D.A., A.P. Williams, R. Seager, E. Cook, D. Peteet, B.I. Cook, M.P. Rao, and D.W. Stahle, 2021: Placing the east-west North American aridity gradient in a multi-century context. Environ. Res. Lett., 16, 114043, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/ac2f63.

Bolles, K.C., A.P. Williams, E.R. Cook, B.I. Cook, and D.A. Bishop, 2021: Tree-ring reconstruction of the atmospheric ridging feature that causes flash drought in the central United States since 1500. Geophys. Res. Lett., 48, no. 4, e2020GL091271, doi:10.1029/2020GL091271.

Chamberlain, C.J., B.I. Cook, I. Morales-Castilla, and E.M. Wolkovich, 2021: Climate change reshapes the drivers of false spring risk across European trees. New Phytol., 21, no. 1, 323-334, doi:10.1111/nph.16851.

Cook, B.I., J.S. Mankin, A.P. Williams, K.D. Marvel, J.E. Smerdon, and H. Liu, 2021: Uncertainties, limits, and benefits of climate change mitigation for soil moisture drought in Southwestern North America. Earth's Future, 9, no. 9, e2021EF002014, doi:10.1029/2021EF002014.

Cook, B.I, K. Slinski, C. Peters-Lidard, A. McNally, K. Arsenault, and A. Hazra, 2021: The efficacy of seasonal terrestrial water storage forecasts for predicting vegetation activity over Africa. J. Hydrometeorol., 22, no. 11, 3121-3137, doi:10.1175/JHM-D-21-0046.1.

Huang, N., P. Mondal, B.I. Cook, and S. McDermid, 2021: Moisture and temperature influences on nonlinear vegetation trends in Serengeti National Park. Environ. Res. Lett., 16, no. 9, 094049, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/ac1a37.

Leland, C., M.P. Rao, E.R. Cook, B.I. Cook, B.M. Lapidus, A.B. Staniforth, A. Solomon, M.Y. Holloway, and M. Rodriguez-Caton, 2021: Dendroarchaeological analysis of the Terminal Warehouse in New York City reveals a history of long-distance timber transport during the Gilded Age. J. Archaeol. Sci. Rep., 39, 103114, doi:10.1016/j.jasrep.2021.103114.

Marvel, K., B.I. Cook, C. Bonfils, J.E. Smerdon, A.P. Williams, and H. Liu, 2021: Projected changes to hydroclimate seasonality in the continental United States. Earth's Future, 9, no. 9, e2021EF002019, doi:10.1029/2021EF002019.

McDermid, S.S., B.I. Cook, M.G. De Kauwe, J. Mankin, J.E. Smerdon, A.P. Williams, R. Seager, M.J. Puma, I. Aleinov, M. Kelley, and L. Nazarenko, 2021: Disentangling the regional climate impacts of competing vegetation responses to elevated atmospheric CO2. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 126, no. 5, e2020JD034108, doi:10.1029/2020JD034108.

Miller, R.L., G.A. Schmidt, L. Nazarenko, S.E. Bauer, M. Kelley, R. Ruedy, G.L. Russell, A. Ackerman, I. Aleinov, M. Bauer, R. Bleck, V. Canuto, G. Cesana, Y. Cheng, T.L. Clune, B. Cook, C.A. Cruz, A.D. Del Genio, G.S. Elsaesser, G. Faluvegi, N.Y. Kiang, D. Kim, A.A. Lacis, A. Leboissetier, A.N. LeGrande, K.K. Lo, J. Marshall, E.E. Matthews, S. McDermid, K. Mezuman, L.T. Murray, V. Oinas, C. Orbe, C. Pérez García-Pando, J.P. Perlwitz, M.J. Puma, D. Rind, A. Romanou, D.T. Shindell, S. Sun, N. Tausnev, K. Tsigaridis, G. Tselioudis, E. Weng, J. Wu, and M.-S. Yao, 2021: CMIP6 historical simulations (1850-2014) with GISS-E2.1. J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 13, no. 1, e2019MS002034, doi:10.1029/2019MS002034.

Rao, M.P., and B.I. Cook, 2021: Tree rings reveal a 700-year record of flooding in Bangladesh. Eos, 102, on-line, doi:10.1029/2021EO210545.

Torbenson, M.C.A., D.W. Stahle, I.M. Howard, D.J. Burnette, D. Griffin, J. Villanueva-Díaz, and B.I. Cook, 2021: Drought relief and reversal over North America from 1500 to 2016. Earth Interact., 25, no. 1, 94-107, doi:10.1175/EI-D-20-0020.1.

Williams, A.P., K.J. Anchukaitis, C.A. Woodhouse, D.M. Meko, B.I. Cook, K. Bolles, and E.R. Cook, 2021: Tree rings and observations suggest no stable cycles in Sierra Nevada cool-season precipitation. Water Resour. Res., 57, no. 3, e2020WR028599, doi:10.1029/2020WR028599.

Zhou, S., A.P. Williams, B.R. Lintner, A.M. Berg, Y. Zhang, T.F. Keenan, B.I. Cook, S. Hagemann, S.I. Seneviratne, and P. Gentine, 2021: Soil moisture-atmosphere feedbacks mitigate declining water availability in drylands. Nat. Clim. Change, 11, no. 1, 38-44, doi:10.1038/s41558-020-00945-z.


Baek, S.H., J.E. Smerdon, G.-C. Dobrin, J.G. Naimark, E.R. Cook, B.I. Cook, R. Seager, M.A. Cane, and S.R. Scholz, 2020: A quantitative hydroclimatic context for the European Great Famine of 1315-1317. Commun. Earth Environ., 1, no. 1, 19, doi:10.1038/s43247-020-00016-3.

Cook, B.I., J.S. Mankin, K. Marvel, A.P. Williams, J.E. Smerdon, and K.J. Anchukaitis, 2020: Twenty-first Century drought projections in the CMIP6 forcing scenarios. Earth's Future, 8, no. 6, e2019EF001461, doi:10.1029/2019EF001461.

Cook, B.I., S.S. McDermid, M.J. Puma, A.P. Williams, R. Seager, M. Kelley, L. Nazarenko, and I. Aleinov, 2020: Divergent regional climate consequences of maintaining current irrigation rates in the 21st century. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 125, no. 14, e2019JD031814, doi:10.1029/2019JD031814.

Cook, E.R., O. Solomina, V. Matskovsky, B.I. Cook, L. Agafonov, A. Berdnikova, E. Dolgova, A. Karpukhin, N. Knysh, M. Kulakova, V. Kuznetsova, T. Kyncl, J. Kyncl, O. Maximova, I. Panyushkina, A. Seim, D. Tishin, T. Ważny, and M. Yermokhin, 2020: The European Russia Drought Atlas (1400-2016 CE). Clim. Dyn., 54, no. 3–4, 2317-2335, doi:10.1007/s00382-019-05115-2.

Kelley, M., G.A. Schmidt, L. Nazarenko, S.E. Bauer, R. Ruedy, G.L. Russell, A.S. Ackerman, I. Aleinov, M. Bauer, R. Bleck, V. Canuto, G. Cesana, Y. Cheng, T.L. Clune, B.I. Cook, C.A. Cruz, A.D. Del Genio, G.S. Elsaesser, G. Faluvegi, N.Y. Kiang, D. Kim, A.A. Lacis, A. Leboissetier, A.N. LeGrande, K.K. Lo, J. Marshall, E.E. Matthews, S. McDermid, K. Mezuman, R.L. Miller, L.T. Murray, V. Oinas, C. Orbe, C. Pérez García-Pando, J.P. Perlwitz, M.J. Puma, D. Rind, A. Romanou, D.T. Shindell, S. Sun, N. Tausnev, K. Tsigaridis, G. Tselioudis, E. Weng, J. Wu, and M.-S. Yao, 2020: GISS-E2.1: Configurations and climatology. J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 12, no. 8, e2019MS002025, doi:10.1029/2019MS002025.

Krakauer, N.Y., B.I. Cook, and M.J. Puma, 2020: Effect of irrigation on humid heat extremes. Environ. Res. Lett., 15, no. 9, 094010, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/ab9ecf.

Morales-Castilla, I., I. García de Cortázar-Atauri, B.I. Cook, T. Lacombe, A. Parker, C. van Leeuwen, K.A. Nicholas, and E.M. Wolkovich, 2020: Diversity buffers winegrowing regions from climate change losses. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 117, no. 6, 2864-2869, doi:10.1073/pnas.1906731117.

Nielsen-Gammon, J.W., J.L. Banner, B.I. Cook, D.M. Tremaine, C.I. Wong, R.E. Mace, H. Gao, Z.-L. Yang, M. Flores Gonzalez, R. Hoffpauir, T. Gooch, and K. Kloesel, 2020: Unprecedented drought challenges for Texas water resources in a changing climate: What do researchers and stakeholders need to know? Earth's Future, 8, no. 8, e2020EF001552, doi:10.1029/2020EF001552.

Rao, M.P., E.R. Cook, B.I. Cook, R.D. D'Arrigo, J.G. Palmer, U. Lall, C.A. Woodhouse, B.M. Buckley, M. Uriarte, D.A. Bishop, J. Jian, and P.J. Webster, 2020: Seven centuries of reconstructed Brahmaputra River discharge demonstrate underestimated high discharge and flood hazard frequency. Nat. Commun., 11, no. 1, 6017, doi:10.1038/s41467-020-19795-6.

Stahle, D.W., E.R. Cook, D.J. Burnette, M.C.A. Torbenson, I.M. Howard, D. Griffin, J.V. Diaz, B.I. Cook, P.A. Williams, E. Watson, D.J. Sauchyn, N. Pederson, C.A. Woodhouse, G.T. Pederson, D. Meko, B. Coulthard, and C.J. Crawford, 2020: Dynamics, variability, and change in seasonal precipitation reconstructions for North America. J. Climate, 33, no. 4, 3173-3195, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-19-0270.1.

Weltzin, J.F., J.L. Betancourt, B.I. Cook, T.M. Crimmins, C.A.F. Enquist, M.D. Gerst, J.E. Gross, G.M. Henebry, R.A. Hufft, M.A. Kenney, J.S. Kimball, B.C. Reed, and S.W. Running, 2020: Seasonality of biological and physical systems as indicators of climatic variation and change. Climatic Change, 163, no. 4, 1755-1771, doi:10.1007/s10584-020-02894-0.

Williams, A.P., E.R. Cook, J.E. Smerdon, B.I. Cook, J.T. Abatzoglou, K. Bolles, S.H. Baek, A.M. Badger, and B. Livneh, 2020: Large contribution from anthropogenic warming to an emerging North American megadrought. Science, 368, no. 6488, 314-318, doi:10.1126/science.aaz9600.


Anchukaitis, K.J., E.R. Cook, B.I. Cook, J.K. Pearl, R. D'Arrigo, and R. Wilson, 2019: Coupled modes of North Atlantic ocean-atmosphere variability and the onset of the Little Ice Age. Geophys. Res. Lett., 46, no. 21, 12417-12426, doi:10.1029/2019GL084350.

Baek, S.H., J.E. Smerdon, R. Seager, A.P. Williams, and B.I. Cook, 2019: Pacific Ocean forcing and atmospheric variability are the dominant causes of spatially widespread droughts in the contiguous United States. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 124, no. 5, 2507-2524, doi:10.1029/2018JD029219.

Bishop, D.A., A.P. Williams, R. Seager, A.M. Fiore, B.I. Cook, J.S. Mankin, D. Singh, J.E. Smerdon, and M.P. Rao, 2019: Investigating the causes of increased 20th-century fall precipitation over the southeastern United States. J. Climate, 32, no. 2, 575-590, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-18-0244.1.

Chamberlain, C.J, B.I. Cook, I.G. de Cortazar Atauri, and E.M. Wolkovich, 2019: Rethinking false spring risk. Glob. Change Biol., 25, no. 7, 2209-2220, doi:10.1111/gcb.14642.

Cook, B., 2019: Drought: An Interdisplinary Perspective. Columbia University Press.

Cook, B.I., R. Seager, A.P. Williams, M.J. Puma, S. McDermid, M. Kelley, and L. Nazarenko, 2019: Climate change amplification of natural drought variability: The historic mid-twentieth century North American drought in a warmer world. J. Climate, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-18-0832.1.

Del Genio, A.D., M.J. Way, N. Kiang, I. Aleinov, M.J. Puma, and B. Cook, 2019: Climates of warm Earth-like planets III: Fractional habitability from a water cycle perspective. Astrophys. J., 887, no. 2, 197, doi:10.3847/1538-4357/ab57fd.

Ettinger, A.K., I. Chuine, B.I. Cook, J.S. Dukes, A.M. Ellison, M.R. Johnston, A.M. Panetta, C.R. Rollinson, Y. Vitasse, and E.M. Wolkovich, 2019: How do climate change experiments alter plot-scale climate? Ecol. Lett., 22, no. 6, 748-763, doi:10.1111/ele.13223.

Hanley, M.E., B.I. Cook, and M. Fenner, 2019: Climate variation, reproductive frequency and acorn yield in English Oaks. J. Plant Ecol., 12, no. 3, 542-549, doi:10.1093/jpe/rty046.

Jones, M.D., N. Abu-Jaber, A. AlShdaifat, D. Baird, B.I. Cook, M.O. Cuthbert, J.R. Dean, M. Djamali, W. Eastwood, D. Fleitmann, A. Haywood, O. Kwiecien, J. Larsen, L.A. Maher, S.E. Metcalfe, A. Parker, C.A. Petrie, N. Primmer, T. Richter, N. Roberts, J. Roe, J.C. Tindall, E. Unal-Imer, and L. Weeks, 2019: 20,000 years of societal vulnerability and adaptation to climate change in southwest Asia. WIREs Water, 6, no. 2, e1330, doi:10.1002/wat2.1330.

Mankin, J.S., R. Seager, J.E. Smerdon, B.I. Cook, and A.P. Williams, 2019: Mid-latitude freshwater availability reduced by projected vegetation responses to climate change. Nat. Geosci., 12, no. 12, 983-988, doi:10.1038/s41561-019-0480-x.

Marvel, K., B.I. Cook, C.J.W. Bonfils, P.J. Durack, J.E. Smerdon, and A.P. Williams, 2019: Twentieth-century hydroclimate changes consistent with human influence. Nature, 569, no. 7754, 59-65, doi:10.1038/s41586-019-1149-8.

McDermid, S.S., C. Montes, B.I. Cook, M.J. Puma, N.Y. Kiang, and I. Aleinov, 2019: The sensitivity of land-atmosphere coupling to modern agriculture in the northern mid-latitudes. J. Climate, 32, no. 2, 465-484, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0799.1.

Pascolini-Campbell, M., R. Seager, A.P. Williams, B.I. Cook, and A.O. Pinson, 2019: Dynamics and variability of the spring dry season in the United States Southwest as observed in AmeriFlux and NLDAS-2 data. J. Hydrometeorol., 20, no. 6, 1081-1102, doi:10.1175/JHM-D-18-0154.1.

Rao, M.P., E.R. Cook, B.I. Cook, K.J. Anchukaitis, R.D. D'Arrigo, P.J. Krusic, and A.N. LeGrande, 2019: A double bootstrap approach to Superposed Epoch Analysis to evaluate response uncertainty. Dendrochronologia, 55, 119-124, doi:10.1016/j.dendro.2019.05.001.

Steiger, N.J., J.E. Smerdon, B.I. Cook, R. Seager, A.P. Williams, and E.R. Cook, 2019: Oceanic and radiative forcing of medieval megadroughts in the American Southwest. Sci. Adv., 5, no. 7, eaax0087, doi:10.1126/sciadv.aax0087.

Zhou, S., A.P. Williams, A.M. Berg, B.I. Cook, Y. Zhang, S. Hagemann, R. Lorenz, S.I. Seneviratne, and P. Gentine, 2019: Land-atmosphere feedbacks exacerbate concurrent soil drought and atmospheric aridity. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 116, no. 38, 18848-18853, doi:10.1073/pnas.1904955116.


Ault, T.R., S. St. George, J.E. Smerdon, S. Coats, J.S. Mankin, C.M. Carrillo, B.I. Cook, and S. Stevenson, 2018: A robust null hypothesis for the potential causes of megadrought in western North America. J. Climate, 31, no. 1, 3-24, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0154.1.

Cook, B.I., J.S. Mankin, and K.J. Anchukaitis, 2018: Climate change and drought: From past to future. Curr. Clim. Change Rep., 4, no. 2, 164-170, doi:10.1007/s40641-018-0093-2.

Cook, B.I., A.P. Williams, J.E. Smerdon, J.G. Palmer, E.R. Cook, D.W. Stahle, and S. Coats, 2018: Cold tropical Pacific sea surface temperatures during the late sixteenth-century North American megadrought. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 123, no. 20, 11207-11320, doi:10.1029/2018JD029323.

Cook, B.I., A.P. Williams, J.S. Mankin, R. Seager, J.E. Smerdon, and D. Singh, 2018: Revisiting the leading drivers of Pacific coastal drought variability in the Contiguous United States. J. Climate, 31, no. 1, 25-43, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0172.1.

Herrera, D.A., T.R. Ault, J.T. Fasullo, S.J. Coats, C.M. Carrillo, B.I. Cook, and A.P. Williams, 2018: Exacerbation of the 2013-2016 Pan-Caribbean drought by anthropogenic warming. Geophys. Res. Lett., 45, no. 19, 10619-10626, doi:10.1029/2018GL079408.

Hessl, A.E., K.J. Anchukaitis, C. Jelsema, B. Cook, O. Byambasuren, C. Leland, B. Nachin, N. Pederson, H. Tian, and L.A. Hayles, 2018: Past and future drought in Mongolia. Sci. Adv., 4, no. 3, e1701832, doi:10.1126/sciadv.1701832.

Lemordant, L., P. Gentine, A. Swann, B.I. Cook, and J. Scheff, 2018: Critical impact of vegetation physiology on the continental hydrologic cycle in response to increasing CO2. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 115, no. 16, 4093-4098, doi:10.1073/pnas.1720712115.

Mankin, J.S., R. Seager, J.E. Smerdon, B.I. Cook, A.P. Williams, and R.M. Horton, 2018: Blue water tradeoffs with vegetation in a CO2-enriched climate. Geophys. Res. Lett., 45, no. 7, 3115-3125, doi:10.1002/2018GL077051.

Rao, M.P., E.R. Cook, B.I. Cook, J.G. Palmer, M. Uriart, N. Devineni, U. Lall, R.D. D'Arrigo, C.A. Woodhouse, M. Ahmed, M.U. Zafar, N. Khan, A. Khan, and M. Wahab, 2018: Six centuries of Upper Indus Basin streamflow variability and its climatic drivers. Water Resour. Res., 54, no. 8, 5687-5701, doi:10.1029/2018WR023080.

Singh, D., S.P. McDermid, B.I. Cook, M.J. Puma, L. Nazarenko, and M. Kelley, 2018: Distinct influences of land-cover and land-management on seasonal climate. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 123, no. 21, 12017-12039, doi:10.1029/2018JD028874.

Singh, D., R. Seager, B.I. Cook, M. Cane, M. Ting, E. Cook, and M. Davis, 2018: Climate and the global famine of 1876-78. J. Climate, 31, no. 23, 945-9467, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-18-0159.1.

Steiger, N.J., J.E. Smerdon, E.R. Cook, and B.I. Cook, 2018: A reconstruction of global hydroclimate and dynamical variables over the Common Era. Sci. Data, 5, 180086, doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.86.


Baek, S.H., J.E. Smerdon, S. Coats, A.P. Williams, B.I. Cook, E.R. Cook, and R. Seager, 2017: Precipitation, temperature, and teleconnection signals across the combined North American, Monsoon Asia, and Old World Drought Atlases. J. Climate, 30, no. 18, 7141-7155, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0766.1.

Bonfils, C., G. Anderson, B.D. Santer, T.J. Phillips, K.E. Taylor, M. Cuntz, M.D. Zelinka, K. Marvel, B.I. Cook, I. Cvijanovic, and P.J. Durack, 2017: Competing influences of anthropogenic warming, ENSO, and plant physiology on future terrestrial aridity. J. Climate, 30, no. 17, 6883-6904, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0005.1.

Mankin, J.S., J.E. Smerdon, B.I. Cook, A.P. Williams, and R. Seager, 2017: The curious case of projected 21st-century drying but greening in the American West. J. Climate, 30, no. 21, 8689-8710, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0213.1.

Marvel, K., M. Biasutti, C. Bonfils, K.E. Taylor, Y. Kushnir, and B. Cook, 2017: Observed and projected changes to the precipitation annual cycle. J. Climate, 30, 4983-4995, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0572.1.

PAGES Hydro2k Consortium, J.E. Smerdon, J. Luterbacher, S.J. Phipps, K.J. Anchukaitis, T. Ault, S. Coats, K.M. Cobb, B.I. Cook, C. Colose, T. Felis, A. Gallant, J.H. Jungclaus, B. Konecky, A. LeGrande, S. Lewis, A.S. Lopatka, W. Man, J.S. Mankin, J.T. Maxwell, B.L. Otto-Bliesner, J.W. Partin, D. Singh, N.J. Steiger, S. Stevenson, J.E. Tierney, D. Zanchettin, H. Zhang, A.R. Atwood, L. Andreu-Hayles, S.H. Baek, B. Buckley, E.R. Cook, R. D'Arrigo, S.G. Dee, M. Griffiths, C. Kulkarni, Y. Kushnir, F. Lehner, C. Leland, H.W. Linderholm, A. Okazaki, J. Palmer, E. Piovano, C.C. Raible, M.P. Rao, J. Scheff, G.A. Schmidt, R. Seager, M. Widmann, A.P. Williams, and E. Xoplaki, 2017: Comparing proxy and model estimates of hydroclimate variability and change over the Common Era. Clim. Past, 13, 1851-1900, doi:10.5194/cp-13-1851-2017.

Palmer, J.G., E.R. Cook, C.S.M. Turney, K. Allen, P. Fenwick, B. Cook, A. O'Donnell, J. Lough, P. Grierson, and P.J. Baker, 2017: Reply to comment on 'Drought variability in the eastern Australia and New Zealand summer drought atlas (ANZDA, CE 1500-2012) modulated by the Interdecadal Pacific Oscillation'. Environ. Res. Lett., 12, no. 6, 068002, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/aa7281.

Pascolini-Campbell, M., R. Seager, A. Pinson, and B.I. Cook, 2017: Covariability of climate and streamflow in the Upper Rio Grande from interannual to interdecadal timescales. J. Hydrol. Reg. Stud., 13, 58-71, doi:10.1016/j.ejrh.2017.07.007.

Rao, M.P., B.I. Cook, E.R. Cook, R.D. D'Arrigo, P.J. Krusic, K.J. Anchukaitis, A.N. LeGrande, B.M. Buckley, N.K. Davi, C. Leland, and K.L. Griffin, 2017: European and Mediterranean hydroclimate responses to tropical volcanic forcing over the last millennium. Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, no. 10, 5104-5112, doi:10.1002/2017GL073057.

Touchan, R., K.J. Anchukaitis, D.M. Meko, D. Kerchouche, S. Slimani, R. Ilmen, F. Hasnaoui, F. Guibal, J.J. Camarero, R. Sánchez-Salguero, A. Piermattei, A. Sesbou, B.I. Cook, M. Sabir, and H. Touchane, 2017: Climate controls on tree growth in the Western Mediterranean. The Holocene, 27, no. 10, 1429-1442, doi:10.1177/0959683617693901.

Williams, A.P., B.I. Cook, J.E. Smerdon, D.A. Bishop, R. Seager, and J.S. Mankin, 2017: The 2016 southeastern U.S. drought: An extreme departure from centennial wetting and cooling. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 122, no. 20, 10888-10905, doi:10.1002/2017JD027523.


Ault, T.R., J.S. Mankin, B.I. Cook, and J.E. Smerdon, 2016: Relative impacts of mitigation, temperature, and precipitation on 21st Century megadrought risk in the American Southwest. Sci. Adv., 2, no. 10, e1600873, doi:10.1126/sciadv.1600873.

Coats, S., J.E. Smerdon, B.I. Cook, R. Seager, E.R. Cook, and K.J. Anchukaitis, 2016: Internal ocean-atmosphere variability drives megadroughts in Western North America. Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, no. 18, 9886-9894, doi:10.1002/2016GL070105.

Cook, B.I., K.J. Anchukaitis, R. Touchan, D.M. Meko, and E.R. Cook, 2016: Spatiotemporal drought variability in the Mediterranean over the last 900 years. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121, no. 5, 2060-2074, doi:10.1002/2015JD023929.

Cook, B.I., E.R. Cook, J.E. Smerdon, R. Seager, A.P. Williams, S. Coats, D.W. Stahle, and J. Villanueva Díaz, 2016: North American megadroughts in the Common Era: Reconstructions and simulations. WIREs Clim. Change, 7, no. 3, 411-432, doi:10.1002/wcc.394.

Cook, B.I., J.G. Palmer, E.R. Cook, C.S.M. Turnet, K. Allen, P. Fenwick, A. O'Donnell, J.M. Lough, J.M. Grierson, M. Ho, and P.J. Backer, 2016: The paleoclimate context and future trajectory of extreme summer hydroclimate in eastern Australia. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121, no. 21, 12820-12838, doi:10.1002/2016JD024892.

Cook, B.I., and E.M. Wolkovich, 2016: Climate change decouples drought from early winegrape harvests in France. Nat. Clim. Change, 6, no. 7, 715-719, doi:10.1038/nclimate2960.

Elmendorf, S.C., K.D. Jones, B.I. Cook, J.M. Diez, C.A.F. Enquist, R.A. Hufft, M.O. Jones, S.J. Mazer, A.J. Miller-Rushing, D.J.P. Moore, M.D. Schwartz, and J.F. Weltzin, 2016: The plant phenology monitoring design for the national ecological observatory network. Ecosphere, 7, no. 4, e01303, doi:10.1002/ecs2.1303.

Griffiths, M.L., A.K. Kimbrough, M.K. Gagan, R.N. Drysdale, J.E. Cole, K.R. Johnson, J.-X. Zhao, B.I. Cook, J.C. Hellstrom, and W.S. Hantoro, 2016: Western Pacific hydroclimate linked to global climate variability over the past two millennia. Nat. Commun., 7, 11719, doi:10.1038/ncomms11719.

Krakauer, N.Y., M.J. Puma, B.I. Cook, P. Gentine, and L. Nazarenko, 2016: Ocean-atmosphere interactions modulate irrigation's climate impacts. Earth Syst. Dyn., 7, 863-876, doi:10.5194/esd-7-863-2016.

Stahle, D.W., E.R. Cook, D.J. Burnette, J. Villanueva, J. Cerano, J.N. Burns, D. Griffin, B.I. Cook, R. Acuña, M.C.A. Torbenson, P. Szejner, and I.M. Howard, 2016: The Mexican Drought Atlas: Tree-ring reconstructions of the soil moisture balance during the late pre-Hispanic, colonial, and modern eras. Quat. Sci. Rev., 149, 34-60, doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2016.06.018.


Coats, S., J.E. Smerdon, R. Seager, D. Griffin, and B.I. Cook, 2015: Winter-to-summer precipitation phasing in southwestern North America: A multi-century perspective from paleoclimatic model-data comparisons. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 120, no. 16, 8052-8064, doi:10.1002/2015JD023085.

Coats, S., B.I. Cook, J.E. Smerdon, and R. Seager, 2015: North American pan-continental droughts in model simulations of the last millennium. J. Climate, 28, no. 5, 2025-2043, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00634.1.

Coats, S., J.E. Smerdon, B.I. Cook, and R. Seager, 2015: Are simulated megadroughts in the North American Southwest forced? J. Climate, 28, no. 1, 124-142, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00071.1.

Cook, B.I., T.R. Ault, and J.E. Smerdon, 2015: Unprecedented 21st-century drought risk in the American Southwest and Central Plains. Sci. Adv., 1, no. 1, e1400082, doi:10.1126/sciadv.1400082.

Cook, B.I., S.P. Shukla, M.J. Puma, and L. Nazarenko, 2015: Irrigation as an historical climate forcing. Clim. Dyn., 44, no. 5-6, 1715-1730, doi:10.1007/s00382-014-2204-7.

Marvel, K., G. Schmidt, K. Tsigaridis, and B.I. Cook, 2015: Sensitivity to factors underlying the hiatus. US CLIVAR Variations, 13, no. 3, 25-29.

Palmer, J.G., E.R. Cook, C.S.M. Turney, K. Allen, P. Fenwick, B.I. Cook, A. O'Donnell, J. Lough, P. Grierson, and P. Baker, 2015: Drought variability in the eastern Australia and New Zealand summer drought atlas (ANZDA, CE 1500-2012) modulated by the Interdecadal Pacific Oscillation. Environ. Res. Lett., 10, no. 12, 124002, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/10/12/124002.

Pascolini-Campbell, M.A., R. Seager, D.S. Gutzler, B.I. Cook, and D. Griffin, 2015: Causes of interannual to decadal variability of Gila River streamflow over the past century. J. Hydrol. Reg. Stud., 3, 494-508, doi:10.1016/j.ejrh.2015.02.013.

Puma, M., S. Bose, S.Y. Chon, and B. Cook, 2015: Assessing the evolving fragility of the global food system. Environ. Res. Lett., 10, no. 2, 024007, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/10/2/024007.

Seager, R., A. Hooks, A.P. Williams, B.I. Cook, J. Nakamura, and N. Henderson, 2015: Climatology, variability and trends in United States vapor pressure deficit, an important fire-related meteorological quantity. J. Appl. Meteorol. Climatol., 54, no. 6, 1121-1141, doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-14-0321.1.

Smerdon, J.E., B.I. Cook, E.R. Cook, and R. Seager, 2015: Bridging past and future climate across paleoclimatic reconstructions, observations, and models: A hydroclimate case study. J. Climate, 28, no. 8, 3212-3231, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00417.1.

Williams, A.P., R.E. Schwartz, S. Iacobellis, R. Seager, B.I. Cook, C.J. Still, G. Husak, and J. Michaelsen, 2015: Urbanization causes increased cloud-base height and decreased fog in coastal southern California. Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, no. 5, 1527-1536, doi:10.1002/2015GL063266.

Williams, A.P., R. Seager, J.T. Abatzoglou, B.I. Cook, J.E. Smerdon, and E.R. Cook, 2015: Contribution of anthropogenic warming to California drought during 2012-2014. Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, no. 16, 6819-6828, doi:10.1002/2015GL064924.


Ballard, T., R. Seager, J.E. Smerdon, B.I. Cook, A.J. Ray, B. Rajagopalan, Y. Kushnir, J. Nakamura, and N. Henderson, 2014: Hydroclimate variability and change in the Prairie Pothole Region, the "Duck Factory" of North America. Earth Interact., 18, no. 14, 1-28, doi:10.1175/EI-D-14-0004.1.

Cook, B.I., R. Seager, and J.E. Smerdon, 2014: The worst North American drought year of the last millennium: 1934. Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, no. 20, 7298-7305, doi:10.1002/2014GL061661.

Cook, B.I., J.E. Smerdon, R. Seager, and S. Coats, 2014: Global warming and 21st century drying. Clim. Dyn., 43, no. 9-10, 2607-2627, doi:10.1007/s00382-014-2075-y.

Cook, B.I., J.E. Smerdon, R. Seager, and E.R. Cook, 2014: Pan-continental droughts in North America over the last millennium. J. Climate, 27, no. 1, 383-397, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00100.1.

Pederson, N., J.M. Dyer, R.W. McEwan, A.E. Hessl, C.J. Mock, D.A. Orwig, H.E. Rieder, and B.I. Cook, 2014: The legacy of episodic climatic events in shaping temperate, broadleaf forests. Ecol. Monogr., 84, no. 4, 599-620, doi:10.1890/13-1025.1.

Schmidt, G.A., J.D. Annan, P.J. Bartlein, B.I. Cook, E. Guilyardi, J.C. Hargreaves, S.P. Harrison, M. Kageyama, A.N. LeGrande, B. Konecky, S. Lovejoy, M.E. Mann, V. Masson-Delmotte, C. Risi, D. Thompson, A. Timmermann, L.-B. Tremblay, and P. Yiou, 2014: Using paleo-climate comparisons to constrain future projections in CMIP5. Clim. Past, 10, 221-250, doi:10.5194/cp-10-221-2014.

Seager, R., D. Neelin, I. Simpson, H. Liu, N. Henderson, T. Shaw, Y. Kushnir, M. Ting, and B. Cook, 2014: Dynamical and thermodynamical causes of large-scale changes in the hydrological cycle over North America in response to global warming. J. Climate, 27, no. 20, 7921-7948, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00153.1.

Shukla, S.P., M.J. Puma, and B.I. Cook, 2014: The response of the South Asian Summer Monsoon circulation to intensified irrigation in global climate model simulations. Clim. Dyn., 42, no. 1-2, 21-36, doi:10.1007/s00382-013-1786-9.

Wolkovich, E.M., B.I. Cook, and T.J. Davies, 2014: Progress towards an interdisciplinary science of plant phenology: Building predictions across space, time and species diversity. New Phytol., 201, no. 4, 1156-1162, doi:10.1111/nph.12599.

Wolkovich, E.M., B.I. Cook, K.K. McLauchlan, and T.J. Davies, 2014: Temporal ecology in the Anthropocene. Ecol. Lett., 17, no. 11, 1365-1379, doi:10.1111/ele.12353.


Bell, A.R., D.E. Osgood, B.I. Cook, K.J. Anchukaitis, G.R. McCarney, A.M. Greene, B.M. Buckley, and E.R Cook, 2013: Paleoclimate histories improve access and sustainability in index insurance programs. Glob. Environ. Change A, 23, 774-781, doi:10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2013.03.003.

Coats, S., J.E. Smerdon, B.I. Cook, and R. Seager, 2013: Stationarity of the tropical Pacific teleconnection to North America in CMIP5/PMIP3 model simulations. Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 4927-4932, doi:10.1002/grl.50938.

Coats, S., J.E. Smerdon, R. Seager, B.I. Cook, and J.F. González-Rouco, 2013: Megadroughts in Southwestern North America in millennium-length ECHO-G simulations and their comparison to proxy drought reconstructions. J. Climate, 26, 7635-7649, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00603.1.

Cook, B.I., and S. Pau, 2013: A global assessment of long-term greening and browning trends in pasture lands using the GIMMS LAI3g dataset. MDPI Remote Sens., 5, 2492-2512, doi:10.3390/rs5052492.

Cook, B.I., and R. Seager, 2013: The response of the North American Monsoon to increased greenhouse gas forcing. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118, no. 4, 1690-1699, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50111.

Cook, B.I., R. Seager, R.L. Miller, and J.A. Mason, 2013: Intensification of North American megadroughts through surface and dust aerosol forcing. J. Climate, 26, 4414-4430, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00022.1.

Davies, T.J., E.M. Wolkovich, N.J.B. Kraft, N. Salamin, J.M. Allen, T.R. Ault, J.L. Betancourt, K. Bolmgren, E.E. Cleland, B.I. Cook, T.M. Crimmins, S.J. Mazer, G.J. McCabe, S. Pau, J. Regetz, M.D. Schwartz, and S.E. Travers, 2013: Phylogenetic conservatism in plant phenology. J. Ecol., 101, 1520-1530, doi:10.1111/1365-2745.12154.

Krakauer, N.Y., M.J. Puma, and B.I. Cook, 2013: Impacts of soil-aquifer heat and water fluxes on simulated global climate. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 17, 1963-1974, doi:10.5194/hess-17-1963-2013.

Mazer, S.J., S.E. Travers, B.I. Cook, T.J. Davies, K. Bolmgren, N.J.B. Kraft, N. Salamin, and D.W. Inouye, 2013: Flowering date of taxonomic families predicts phenological sensitivity to temperature: Implications for forecasting the effects of climate change on unstudied taxa. Amer. J. Bot., 100, 1381-1397, doi:10.3732/ajb.1200455.

Pau, S., E.M. Wolkowich, B.I. Cook, C.J. Nytch, J. Regetz, J.K. Zimmerman, and S.J. Wright, 2013: Clouds and temperature drive dynamic changes in tropical flower production. Nat. Clim. Change, 3, 838-842, doi:10.1038/nclimate1934.

Puma, M.J., R.D. Koster, and B.I. Cook, 2013: Phenological versus meteorological controls on land-atmosphere water and carbon fluxes. J. Geophys. Res. Biogeosci., 118, no. 1, 14-29, doi:10.1029/2012JG002088.

Seager, R., M. Ting, C. Li, N. Naik, B. Cook, J. Nakamura, and H. Liu, 2013: Projections of declining surface-water availability for the southwestern United States. Nat. Clim. Change, 3, 482-486, doi:10.1038/nclimate1787.

Wolkovich, E.M., T.J. Davies, H. Schaefer, E.E. Cleland, B.I. Cook, S.E. Travers, C.G. Willis, and C.C. Davis, 2013: Temperature-dependent shifts in phenology contribute to the success of exotic species with climate change. Amer. J. Bot., 100, 1407-1421, doi:10.3732/ajb.1200478.


Cook, B.I., K.J. Anchukaitis, J.O. Kaplan, M.J. Puma, M. Kelley, and D. Gueyffier, 2012: Pre-Columbian deforestation as an amplifier of drought in Mesoamerica. Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L16706, doi:10.1029/2012GL052565.

Cook, B.I., A.R. Bell, K.J. Anchukaitis, and B.M. Buckley, 2012: Snow cover and precipitation impacts on dry season streamflow in the Lower Mekong Basin. J. Geophys. Res., 117, no. D16, D16116, doi:10.1029/2012JD017708.

Cook, B.I., E.B. Wolkovich, T.J. Davies, T.R. Ault, J.L. Betancourt, J.M. Allen, K. Bolmgren, E.E. Cleland, T.M. Crimmins, N.J.B. Kraft, L.T. Lancaster, S.J. Mazer, G.J. McCabe, B.J. McGill, C. Parmesan, S. Pau, J. Regetz, N. Salamin, M.D. Schwartz, and S.E. Travers, 2012: Sensitivity of spring phenology to warming across temporal and spatial climate gradients in two independent databases. Ecosystems, 15, 1283-1294, doi:10.1007/s10021-012-9584-5.

Cook, B.I., E.M. Wolkovich, and C. Parmesan, 2012: Divergent responses to spring and winter warming drive community level flowering trends. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 109, 9000-9005, doi:10.1073/pnas.1118364109.

McCabe, G.J., T.R. Ault, B.I. Cook, J.L. Betancourt, and M.D. Schwartz, 2012: Influences of the El Niño Southern Oscillation and the Pacific Decadal Oscillation on the timing of the North American spring. Int. J. Climatol., 32, 2301-2310, doi:10.1002/joc.3400.

Wolkovich, E.M., B.I. Cook, J.M. Allen, T.M. Crimmins, J.L. Betancourt, S.E. Travers, S. Pau, J. Regetz, T.J. Davies, N.J.B. Kraft, T.R. Ault, K. Bolmgren, S.J. Mazer, G.J. McCabe, B.J. McGill, C. Parmesan, N. Salamin, M.D. Schwartz, and E.E. Cleland, 2012: Warming experiments underpredict plant phenological responses to climate change. Nature, 485, 494-497, doi:10.1038/nature11014.


Bell, A.R., B.I. Cook, K.J. Anchukaitis, B.M. Buckley, and E.R. Cook, 2011: Repurposing climate reconstructions for drought prediction in Southeast Asia: A letter. Climatic Change, 106, 691-698, doi:10.1007/s10584-011-0064-2.

Cook, B.I., E.R. Cook, K.J. Anchukaitis, R. Seager, and R.L. Miller, 2011: Forced and unforced variability of twentieth century North American droughts and pluvials. Clim. Dyn., 37, 1097-1110, doi:10.1007/s00382-010-0897-9.

Cook, B.I., M.J. Puma, and N.Y. Krakauer, 2011: Irrigation induced surface cooling in the context of modern and increased greenhouse gas forcing. Clim. Dyn., 37, 1587-1600, doi:10.1007/s00382-010-0932-x.

Cook, B.I., R. Seager, and R.L. Miller, 2011: Atmospheric circulation anomalies during two persistent North American droughts: 1932-1939 and 1948-1957. Clim. Dyn., 36, 2339-2355, doi:10.1007/s00382-010-0807-1.

Cook, B.I., R. Seager, and R.L. Miller, 2011: On the causes and dynamics of the early twentieth century North American pluvial. J. Climate, 24, 5043-5060, doi:10.1175/2011JCLI4201.1.

Cook, B.I., R. Seager, and R.L. Miller, 2011: The impact of devegetated dune fields on North American climate during the late Medieval Climate Anomaly. Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L14704, doi:10.1029/2011GL047566.

Pau, S., E.M. Wolkovich, B.I. Cook, T.J. Davies, N.J.B. Kraft, K. Bolmgren, J.L. Betancourt, and E.E. Cleland, 2011: Predicting phenology by integrating ecology, evolution and climate science. Glob. Change Biol., 17, 3633-3643, doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2011.02515.x.

Tierney, J.E., S.C. Lewis, B.I. Cook, A.N. LeGrande, and G.A. Schmidt, 2011: Model, proxy and isotopic perspectives on the East African Humid Period. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 307, 103-112, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2011.04.038.


Anchukaitis, K.J., B.M. Buckley, E.R. Cook, B.I. Cook, R.D. D'Arrigo, and C.M. Ammann, 2010: Influence of volcanic eruptions on the climate of the Asian monsoon region. Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L22703, doi:10.1029/2010GL044843.

Cook, B.I., E.R. Cook, K.J. Anchukaitis, P.C. Huth, J.E. Thompson, and S.F. Smiley, 2010: A homogeneous record (1896-2006) of daily meteorology and climate at Mohonk Lake, New York. J. Appl. Meteorol. Climatol., 49, 544-555, doi:10.1175/2009JAMC2221.1.

Cook, B.I., A. Terando, and A. Steiner, 2010: Ecological forecasting under climatic data uncertainty: A case study in phenological modeling. Environ. Res. Lett., 5, 044014, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/5/4/044014.

Krakauer, N.Y., B.I. Cook, and M.J. Puma, 2010: Contribution of soil moisture feedback to hydroclimatic variability. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 14, 505-520.

Puma, M.J., and B.I. Cook, 2010: Effects of irrigation on global climate during the 20th century. J. Geophys. Res., 115, D16120, doi:10.1029/2010JD014122.


Cook, B.I., and B.M. Buckley, 2009: Objective determination of monsoon season onset, withdrawal, and length. J. Geophys. Res., 114, D23109, doi:10.1029/2009JD012795.

Cook, B.I., R.L. Miller, and R. Seager, 2009: Amplification of the North American "Dust Bowl" drought through human induced land degradation. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 106, 4997-5001, doi:10.1073/pnas.0810200106.

Sacks, W.J., B.I. Cook, N. Buenning, S. Levis, and J.H. Helkowski, 2009: Effects of global irrigation on the near-surface climate. Clim. Dyn., 33, 159-175, doi:10.1007/s00382-008-0445-z.


Cook, B.I., G.B. Bonan, S. Levis, and H.E. Epstein, 2008: Rapid vegetation responses and feedbacks amplify climate model response to snow cover changes. Clim. Dyn., 30, 391-406, doi:10.1007/s00382-007-0296-z.

Cook, B.I., G.B. Bonan, S. Levis, and H.E. Epstein, 2008: The thermoinsulation effect of snow cover within a climate model. Clim. Dyn., 31, 107-124, doi:10.1007/s00382-007-0341-y.

Cook, B.I., R.L. Miller, and R. Seager, 2008: Dust and sea surface temperature forcing of the 1930s "Dust Bowl" drought. Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L08710, doi:10.1029/2008GL033486.

Hui, W.J., B.I. Cook, S. Ravi, J.D. Fuentes, and P. D'Odorico, 2008: Dust-rainfall feedbacks in the West African Sahel. Water Resour. Res., 44, W05202, doi:10.1029/2008WR006885.


Cook, B.I., E.R. Cook, P.C. Huth, J.E. Thompson, A. Forster, and D. Smiley, 2007: A cross-taxa phenological dataset from Mohonk Lake, NY and its relationship to climate. Int. J. Climatol., 28, 1369-1383, doi:10.1002/joc.1629.


Cook, B.I., G. Bonan, and S. Levis, 2006: Soil moisture feedbacks to precipitation in southern Africa. J. Climate, 19, 4198-4206, doi:10.1175/JCLI3856.1.


Buckley, B.M., B.I. Cook, A. Bhattacharyya, D. Dukpa, and V. Chaudhary, 2005: Global surface temperature signals in pine ring-width chronologies from southern monsoon Asia. Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, L20704, doi:10.1029/2005GL0234745.

Cook, B.I., T.M. Smith, and M.E. Mann, 2005: The North Atlantic Oscillation and regional phenology prediction over Europe. Glob. Change Biol., 11, 1-8, doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2005.00960.x.


Cook, B.I., M.E. Mann, P. D'Odorico, and T.M. Smith, 2004: Statistical simulation of the NAO on European winter surface temperatures: applications to phenological modeling. J. Geophys. Res., 109, D16106, doi:10.1029/2003JD004305.

L'Heureux, M.L., M.E. Mann, B.I. Cook, B.E. Gleason, and R.S. Vose, 2004: Atmospheric circulation influences on seasonal precipitation patterns in Alaska during the latter 20th century. J. Geophys. Res., 109, D06106, doi:10.1029/2003JD003845.


Cook, E.R., J.G. Palmer, B.I. Cook, A. Hogg, and R.D. D'Arrigo, 2002: A multi-millennial palaeoclimatic resource from Lagarostrobos colensoi tree-rings at Oroko Swamp, New Zealand. Glob. Planet. Change, 33, 209-220, doi:10.1016/S0921-8181(02)00078-4.

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