Sherwood, S. C., Science controversies past and present. Physics Today, October, 2011, 39-44.
Sherwood, S. C., T. Kjellstrom and D. Green, Heat Stress in a Warming World. Australasian Science, December, 2010, 18-20.
Dessler, A. E. and S. C. Sherwood, A matter of humidity. Science, Vol. 323, 2009, 1020-1021.
Sherwood, S. C. and Water Vapour Doubles Global Warming. Australasian Science, August, 2009, 25-27.
Sherwood, S. C. and 30 other workshop participants, Southeast Australian Rainfall Workshop - Summary. Bulletin of the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, Vol. 22, October 2009, pp. 128-9.Also, I have written several articles for The Conversation, a science information site.
Saul, Ben, Steven Sherwood, Jane McAdam, Tim Stephens and James Slezak, Climate Change and Australia: Warming to the Global Challenge, 2012, Federation Press. publisher's site
Peer- reviewed Journal Articles
Sherwood, S. C. Where do winds come from? In Press, Nature Education, due 09/2012.
Bony, S., G. Bellon, D. Klocke, S. Sherwood, S. Fermepin and S. Denvil, Robust direct effect of carbon dioxide on tropical circulation and regional precipitation, in Press, Nat. Geosci.
Sherwood, S. C., D. Hernandez-Deckers, M. Colin and F. Robinson, Slippery thermals and the cumulus entrainment paradox, in Press, J. Atmos. Sci., accepted 02/2013.preprint
Robinson, F., S. C. Sherwood and M. Patterson, A numerical modeling study of the propagation of idealized sea-breeze density currents, Vol. 70, 2013, J. Atmos. Sci..reprint
Sherwood, S. C. and C. Risi, The HDO/H2O relationship in tropospheric water vapor in an idealized "last-saturation" model, in Press, J. Geophys. Res.reprint
Sherwood, S. C., M. J. Alexander, A. R. Brown, N. A. McFarlane, E. P. Gerber, G. Feingold, A. A. Scaife and W. W. Grabowski, Climate Processes: Clouds, Aerosols and Dynamics, in Climate Science for Serving Society: Research, Modelling and Prediction Priorities, resubmitted 06/2012.preprint
Rosenfeld, D., R. Wood, L. Donner and S. Sherwood, Aerosol cloud-mediated radiative forcing: highly uncertain and opposite effects from shallow and deep clouds, in Climate Processes: Clouds, Aerosols and Dynamics, in Climate Science for Serving Society: Research, Modelling and Prediction Priorities, resubmitted 06/2012.preprint
Allen, R. J., S. C. Sherwood, J. R. Norris and C. Zender,
Recent Northern Hemisphere tropical expansion primarily driven
by black carbon and tropospheric ozone, Nature,
Vol. 485, 2012, 350-355.
Allen, R. J., S. C. Sherwood, J. R. Norris and C. Zender,
The equilibrium response to idealized thermal forcings in a
comprehensive GCM: implications for recent tropical
expansion, Atm. Chem. Phys., Vol. 12, 2012, 4795-4816.
Young, P. J., K. H. Rosenlof, S. Solomon, S. C. Sherwood,
Q. Fu and J. F. Lamarque, Changes in stratospheric
temperatures and their implications for changes in the
Brewer-Dobson circulation, 1979-2005, J. Climate,
Vol. 25, 2012, 1759-1772.
Thorne, P. W. et al., A quantification of uncertainties in
historical tropical tropospheric temperature trends from
radiosondes, J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 116, 2011,
Chae, J. H., Wu, D. L., Read, W. G., and Sherwood, S. C., The role of tropical deep convective clouds on temperature, water vapor, and
dehydration in the tropical tropopause layer (TTL),
Atmos. Chem. Phys., Vol. 11, 2011, 3811-3821.
Robinson, F. J., S. C. Sherwood, D. Gerstle, C. Liu and
D. J. Kirshbaum, Exploring the land-ocean contrast in convective vigor using
islands, J. Atmos. Sci., Vol. 68, 2011, 602-618.
Allen, R. J. and S. C. Sherwood, The impact of natural
versus anthropogenic aerosols on atmospheric circulation in
the Community Atmosphere Model. Climate
Dynamics, Vol. 36, 2011, 1959-1978.
Willett, K. M. and S. C. Sherwood, Exceedance of heat index
thresholds for 15 regions under a warming climate using the
wet bulb globe temperature,
International Journal of Climatology , 2010, online, DOI: 10.1002/joc.2257.
Sherwood, S. C. and M. Huber, An adaptability limit to
global warming due to heat stress, Proceedings of the National
Academy of Sciences, Vol. 107, 2010, 9552-9555,
Allen, R. J. and S. C. Sherwood, The aerosol-cloud
semi-direct effect and land-sea temperature contrast in a
GCM. Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 37, 2010,
Sherwood, S. C., W. Ingram, Y. Tsushima, M. Satoh,
M. Roberts, P. L. Vidale and P. A. O'Gorman, Relative humidity
changes in a warmer climate. J. Geophysical Research,
Vol. 115, 2010, D09104.
Chae, J-H. and S. C. Sherwood, Insights into cloud-top
height and dynamics from the seasonal cycle of cloud top
heights observed by MISR in the West Pacific region,
J. Atmos. Sci., Vol. 67, 2010, 248-261.
Sherwood, S. C., R. Roca, T. M. Weckwerth and
N. G. Andronova, Tropospheric water vapor,
convection and climate. Reviews of Geophysics,48,
2010, RG2001, doi:10.1029/2009RG00030.
Sherwood, S. C., Direct versus indirect effects of
tropospheric humidity changes on the hydrologic cycle,
Environmental Res. Lett., Vol. 5, 2010, 025206.
Sherwood, S. C., H. A Titchner, P. W. Thorne and
M. McCarthy, How do we tell which estimates of past climate
change are correct? International Journal of
Climatology, online, 2009, DOI: 10.1002/joc.1825.
Liu, C. and E. J. Zipser and D. J. Cecil and S. W. Nesbitt and S. Sherwood, A cloud and precipitation feature database from nine years of TRMM observations. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, Vol. 47, 2008, 2712-2728.
Santer, B. et al., Consistency of modelled and observed temperature trends in the tropical troposphere, Intl. J. Climatol., Vol. 28, 2008, 1703-1722.
Allen, R. J. and S. C. Sherwood, Warming maximum in the tropical upper troposphere deduced from thermal wind observations. Nature Geosci., Vol. 65, 2008, 399-403.
S. C. Sherwood, C. L. Meyer, R. J. Allen, and H. A. Titchner, Robust tropospheric warming revealed by iteratively homogenized radiosonde data. Journal of Climate, Vol. 21, 2008, 5336-5352.
F. Bennhold and S. C. Sherwood, Erroneous relationships among humidity and cloud forcing variables in three global climate models. Journal of Climate, Vol. 21, 2008, 4190-4206
Allen, R. J. and S. C. Sherwood, Utility of radiosonde wind data in representing climatological variations of tropospheric temperature and baroclinicity in the western tropical Pacific, Journal of Climate, Vol. 20, 2007, 5229-5243.
Sherwood, S. C., Simultaneous detection of climate change and observing biases in a network with incomplete sampling. Journal of Climate, Vol. 20, 2007, 4047-4062.
Sherwood, S. C., E. R. Kursinski and W. G. Read, A distribution law for free tropospheric relative humidity. Journal of Climate, Vol. 19, 2006, 6267-6277.
Robinson, F. J. and S. C. Sherwood, Modeling the Impact of Convective Entrainment on the Tropical Tropopause. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, Vol. 63, 2006, 1013-1027.
Sherwood, S. C., V. T. J. Phillips and J. S. Wettlaufer, Small ice crystals and the climatology of lightning, Geophysical Research Letters 33, 2006, L05804, doi:10.1029/2005GL025242
Phillips, V. T. J., S. C. Sherwood, C. Andronache, A. Bansemer, W. C. Conant, P. J. Demott, R. C. Flagan, A. Heysmfield, H. Jonsson, M. Poellot, T. A. Rissman, J. H. Seinfeld, T. Vanreken, V. Varutbangkul and J. C. Wilson, Anvil glaciation in a deep cumulus updraft over florida simulated with an explicit microphysics model. Part I: The impact of various nucleation processes. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, Vol. 131, 2005, pp. 2019-2046.
Wu, D. L., W. G. Read, A. E. Dessler, S. C. Sherwood, and J. H. Jiang, UARS MLS cloud ice measurements and implications for H2O transport near the tropopause. J. Atmos. Sci., Vol. 62, 2005, pp. 518-530.
Dessler, A. E. and S. C. Sherwood, Effect of convection on the summertime extratropical lower stratosphere. Journal of Geophysical Research,Vol. 109, D23301, 2004, doi:10.1029/2004JD005209.
Sherwood, S. C., P. Minnis, and M. McGill, Deep convective cloud top heights and their thermodynamic control during CRYSTAL-FACE. Journal of Geophysical Research,Vol. 109, No. D20, 2004, D20119.
Sherwood, S. C., P. Minnis, M. McGill, and J. C. Chae, Underestimation of deep convective cloud tops by thermal imagery. Geophysical Research Letters, 2004, doi:10.1029/2004GL019699.
Sherwood, S.C. and A. E. Dessler, Convective mixing near the tropical tropopause: insights from seasonal variations. J. Atmos. Sci., Vol. 60, No. 21, 2003, pp. 2674-2685.
Sherwood, S.C., T. Horinouchi and H.A. Zeleznik, Convective impact on temperatures observed near the tropical tropopause. J. Atmos. Sci., Vol. 60, No. 15, 2003, pp. 1847-1856.
Sherwood, S.C. A microphysical connection among biomass burning, cumulus clouds, and stratospheric moisture. Science, Vol. 295, No. 5558, 2002, pp. 1272-1275. Important corrigenda
--- . Climate signals from station arrays with missing data, and an application to winds. Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 105, No. D24, 2001, pp. 29,489-29,500.
--- and Wahrlich, R. Observed evolution of tropical deep convective events and their environment. Monthly Weather Review, Vol. 127, No. 8, 1999, pp 1777-1795.
--- . Maintenance of the free-tropospheric tropical water vapor distribution, Part II: Simulation by large-scale advection. Journal of Climate, Vol. 9, No. 11, 1996, pp 2919-2934.*
--- . The maintenance of the tropical water vapor distribution, PhD Dissertation, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, 1995.
--- , Ramanathan, V., Barnett, T.P., Tyree, M.K. and Roeckner, E. Response of an atmospheric general circulation model to radiative forcing of tropical clouds. Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 99, 1993, pp 20,829-20,845.
* These contain material from Sherwood, 1995 (hopefully improved.)
Selected conference abstracts
Sherwood, S.C., A method for climate-signal estimation from incomplete data. AMS 15th Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences, May 2000, Asheville, NC.
Sherwood, Steven and Jones, Eric. Learning relationships among noisy variables using a Bayesian network. Joint session of 14th Conference on Probability and Statistics and 1st Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 78th AMS annual meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, January 1998.