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GENERAL INTEREST

  • Robinson, M., 2011, Pliocene Climate Lessons; An ongoing reconstruction of a warmer Earth 3 million years ago helps test climate-change forecasts: American Scientist vol. 99, May—June: 227-235.

  • Haywood, A.M., Ridgwell, A., Lunt, D.J., Hill, D.J., Pound, M.J., Dowsett, H.J., Dolan, A.M., Francis, J.E., and Williams, M., 2011, Are there pre-Quaternary geological analogues for a future greenhouse warming?: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, v. 369, no. 1938, p. 933-956.

  • Dowsett, H.J., 2010. Climate Change Lessons from a Warm World: 51st Bennett Lecture, University of Leicester. Transactions of the Leicester Literary & Philosophical Society 104, 50-55.

  • Harry J. Dowsett, Rocio P. Caballero Gill, 2010. Pliocene Climate. Stratigraphy, vol. 7, No. 2-3: 105-110

  • Robinson, Marci, and Dowsett, Harry, 2010, Why study paleoclimate?: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet, 2010-3021, 2 p.

  • Dowsett, H.J., 2009. Foraminifera, in: Gornitz, V. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Paleoclimatology and Ancient Environments. Springer, pp. 338-339.

  • Etourneau, J. and Khelifi, N., Report: Workshop on Pliocene Climate. Bordeaux, October 2009.

  • Foley, K.M., Dowsett, H.J., Robinson, M.M., Stoll, D.K., 2009-2014. PRISM 4 Project: Pliocene Research, Interpretation and Synoptic Mapping. PRISM Project, U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA, p. Project Web Site.

  • Raymo, M. E., P. Hearty, R. De Conto, M. O’Leary, H.J. Dowsett, M.M. Robinson and J.X. Mitrovica. 2009, PLIOMAX: Pliocene maximum sea level project. PAGES News, 17(2): 58-59

  • Podcast: Harry Dowsett and Marci Robinson. Prehistoric Climate Provides Clues to Future Changes. Host Pat Jellison.  Download

  • Haywood, A.M., H.J. Dowsett, and P.J. Valdes, ed. 2009. The Pliocene: a vision of Earth in the late 21st Century?  Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A.

  • Robinson, M.M., H.J. Dowsett, and M.A. Chandler, 2008. Pliocene Role in Assessing Future Climate Impacts EOS, 89(49): 501-502.

  • Chandler, M., Dowsett, H. and Haywood, A., 2008. The PRISM Model-Data Cooperative: Mid-Pliocene Data-Model Comparisons. PAGES News, 16(2): 24-25.

PRISM 4

  • Dolan, A.M., Haywood, A.M., Hunter, S.J., Tindall, J.C., Dowsett, H.J., Hill, D.J., Pickering, S.J., 2015. Modelling the enigmatic Late Pliocene Glacial Event — Marine Isotope Stage M2. Global and Planetary Change 128, 47-60. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gloplacha.2015.02.001

  • Dowsett, H., Dolan, A., Rowley, D., Moucha, R., Forte, A. M., Mitrovica, J. X., Pound, M., Salzmann, U., Robinson, M., Chandler, M., Foley, K., Haywood, A. (2016), The PRISM4 (mid-Piacenzian) paleoenvironmental reconstruction, Clim. Past, 12(7), 1519-1538, doi:10.5194/cp-12- 1519-2016.

  • Dowsett H.J., Robinson, M.M., Stoll, D.K., Foley, K.M., Johnson, A.L.A., Williams ,M., Riesselman, C.R., 2013. The PRISM (Pliocene Palaeoclimate) reconstruction: Time for a paradigm shift, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 371(2001): doi:10.1098/rsta.2012.0524

  • Haywood, A. M., H. J. Dowsett, and A. M. Dolan (2016), Integrating geological archives and climate models for the mid-Pliocene warm period, Nat Commun, 7, doi:10.1038/ncomms10646.

  • Haywood, A.M., Dowsett, H.J., Dolan, A.M., Rowley, D., Abe-Ouchi, A., Otto-Bliesner, B., Chandler, M.A., Hunter, S.J., Lunt, D.J., Pound, M. and Salzmann, U., 2016. The Pliocene Model Intercomparison Project (PlioMIP) Phase 2: scientific objectives and experimental design. Clim. Past, 12(3): 663-675, doi:10.5194/cp-12- 663-2016.

  • Howell, F. W., A. M. Haywood, H. J. Dowsett, and S. J. Pickering (2016), Sensitivity of Pliocene Arctic climate to orbital forcing, atmospheric CO2 and sea ice albedo parameterisation, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 441, 133-142, dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2016.02.036.

  • Pound, M.J.; Salzmann U.; Tindall, J.; Pickering, S.J.; Haywood, A.M.; Dowsett, H.J. (2014) Late Pliocene lakes and soils: A global data set for the analysis of climate feedbacks in a warmer world, Climate of the Past, 10, pp.167-180. doi: 10.5194/cp-10-167-2014

PRISM 3

  • Dowsett, H.J., Robinson, M.M., Haywood, A.M., Hill, D.J., Dolan, A.M., Stoll, D.K., Chan, W.-L., Abe-Ouchi, A., Chandler, M.A., Rosenbloom, N.A., Otto-Bliesner, B.L., Bragg, F.J., Lunt, D.J., Foley, K.M., Riesselman, C.R., 2012. Assessing confidence in Pliocene sea surface temperatures to evaluate predictive models. Nature Climate Change 2, 365-371.

  • Lunt, D.J., Haywood, A.M., Schmidt, G.A., Salzmann, U., Valdes, P.J., Dowsett, H.J., Loptson, C.A., 2012. On the causes of mid-Pliocene warmth and polar amplification. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 321-322, 128-138.

  • Yasuhara, M., Hunt, G., Dowsett, H.J., Robinson, M.M., Stoll, D.K., 2012. Latitudinal species diversity gradient of marine zooplankton for the last three million years. Ecology Letters 15, 1174-1179.

  • Dowsett, H.J., Haywood, A.M., Valdes, P.J., Robinson, M.M., Lunt, D.J., Hill, D.J., Stoll, D.K., and Foley, K.M., 2011, Sea surface temperatures of the mid-Piacenzian Warm Period: A comparison of PRISM3 and HadCM3: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 309, no. 1-2, p. 83-91.

  • Foley, K.M., 2011, Computational considerations for collecting and using data in the equidistant cylindrical map projection and the bounds of sampling geographic data at progressively higher resolution: U.S. Geological Survey Techniques and Methods 2-H1, 5 p.

  • Haywood, A.M., Ridgwell, A., Lunt, D.J., Hill, D.J., Pound, M.J., Dowsett, H.J., Dolan, A.M., Francis, J.E., Williams, M., 2011. Are there pre-Quaternary geological analogues for a future greenhouse warming? Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences 369, 933-956.

  • Lutz, B.P., 2011. Shifts in North Atlantic planktic foraminifer biogeography and subtropical gyre circulation during the mid-Piacenzian warm period. Marine Micropaleontology 80, 125-149.

  • Robinson, M.M., Valdes, P.J., Haywood, A.M., Dowsett, H.J., Hill, D.J., and Jones, S.M., 2011, Bathymetric controls on Pliocene North Atlantic and Arctic sea surface temperature and deepwater production: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 309, no. 1-2, p. 92-97.

  • Harry J. Dowsett, Marci M. Robinson, Alan M. Haywood, Ulrich Salzmann, Daniel Hill, Linda Sohl, Mark Chandler, Mark Williams, Kevin Foley, Danielle K. Stoll, 2010. The PRISM3D paleoenvironmental reconstruction. Stratigraphy, vol. 7, No. 2-3: 123-139.

  • Harry J. Dowsett, Marci M. Robinson, Danielle K. Stoll, Kevin M. Foley, 2010. Mid-Piacenzian mean annual sea surface temperature: an analysis for data-model comparisons. Stratigraphy, vol. 7, No. 2-3: 189-198.

  • Lutz, B.P., 2010. Low-latitude northern hemisphere oceanographic and climatic responses to early shoaling of the Central American Seaway. Stratigraphy 7, 151-176.

  • Marci M. Robinson, Harry J. Dowsett, 2010. ePRISM: A case study in multiple proxy and mixed temporal resolution integration. Stratigraphy, vol. 7, No. 2-3: 177-187

  • Stoll, D.K, 2010. Impacts of Arctic and Equatorial Pacific Sea Surface Temperature Warming on Global Climate, Environmental Science. Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage, AK, p. 328.

  • Stoll, D.K., 2010. Mid-Piacenzian sea surface temperature record from ODP Site 1115 in the western equatorial Pacific. Stratigraphy 7, 1-6.

  • Dowsett, Harry J., Mark A. Chandler, and Marci M. Robinson, 2009. Surface temperatures of the Mid-Pliocene North Atlantic Ocean: implications for future climate. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, doi:10.1098/rsta.2008.0213, 16p.

  • Dowsett, H.J. and Robinson M.M., 2009. Mid-Pliocene equatorial Pacific sea surface temperature reconstruction: A multi-proxy perspective. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, doi:10.1098/rsta.2008.0206, 17 p.

  • Dowsett, H.J., Robinson, M.M. and Foley, K.M., 2009. Pliocene three-dimensional global ocean temperature reconstruction. Climate of the Past, 5(4): 769-783.

  • Knowles, T., Taylor, P.D., Williams, M., Haywood, A.M., Okamura, B., 2009. Pliocene seasonality across the North Atlantic inferred from cheilostome bryozoans. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 277, 226-235.

  • Robinson, M.M., 2009. New quantitative evidence of extreme warmth in the Pliocene arctic. Stratigraphy, vol. 6 No. 4: 265-275.

  • Salzmann, U., Haywood, A.M., Lunt, D.J., 2009. The past is a guide to the future? Comparing Middle Pliocene vegetation with predicted biome distributions for the twenty-first century. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, A 367, 189-204.

  • Sohl, L.E., Chandler, M.A., Schmunk, R.B., Mankoff, K., Jonas, J. A. , Foley, K.M., Dowsett, H.J., 2009. PRISM3/GISS topographic reconstruction. Geological Survey Data Series 419, 6p.

  • Williams, M., Haywood, A.M., Harper, E.M., Johnson, A.L.A., Knowles, T., Leng, M.J., Lunt, D.J., Okamura, B., Taylor, P.D., Zalasiewics, J., 2009. Pliocene climate and seasonality in North Atlantic shelf seas. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, A 367, 85-108.

  • Robinson, M. M., H. J. Dowsett, G. S. Dwyer, and K. T. Lawrence, 2008, Reevaluation of mid-Pliocene North Atlantic sea surface temperatures, Paleoceanography, 23, PA3213, doi:10.1029/2008PA001608.

  • Salzmann, U., Haywood, A. M., Lunt D. J. Valdes, P. J. & Hill, D. J., 2008 A new Global Biome Reconstruction and Data-Model Comparison for the middle Pliocene.Global Ecology and Biogeography 17(3): 432-447.

  • Dowsett, H.J., 2007. Faunal re-evaluation of Mid-Pliocene conditions in the western equatorial Pacific. Micropaleontology, 53(6): 447-456.

  • Dowsett, H., Robinson, M., Dwyer, G., Chandler, M. and Cronin, T., 2006. PRISM3 DOT1 Atlantic basin reconstruction.  U.S. Geological Survey Data Series, 189: 4p.

  • Cronin, T.M., H. J. Dowsett, G. S. Dwyer, P. A. Baker and M. Chandler, 2005.  Mid Pliocene deep-sea bottom water temperatures based on ostracode Mg/Ca ratios Marine Micropaleontology54: 249-261.

PRISM 2

  • Dowsett,H.J., 2007.  The PRISM Palaeoclimate Reconstruction and Pliocene Sea-Surface Temperature.  In: M. Williams, A.M. Haywood, J. Gregory and D. Schmidt (ed), Deep-time perspectives on climate change: marrying the signal from computer models and biological proxies, The Micropalaeontological Society Special Publications The Geological Society of London

  • Dowsett, H.J., Chandler, M.A., Cronin, T.M. and Dwyer, G.S., 2005.  Middle Pliocene sea surface temperature variability.  Paleoceanography , 20(2):PA2014.

  • Dowsett, H.J., 2004.  Bracketing mid Pliocene Sea Surface Temperature:  Maximum and minimum possible warming.  U.S. Geological Survey Data Series, DS114.

  • Dowsett, H.J., Barron, J.A., Poore, R.Z., Thompson, R.S., Cronin, T.M., Ishman,S.E., and Willard, D.A., 1999.  Pliocene Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction:  U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 99-535.  Abstract.

  • Thompson, R.S., Fleming, R. Farley, 1996. Middle Pliocene vegetation: reconstructions, paleoclimatic inferences, and boundary conditions for climate modeling.  Marine Micropaleontology,  27: 27-49.

PRISM 1

  • Dowsett, H.J., Barron, J., and R.Z. Poore, 1996.  Middle Pliocene sea surface temperatures:  a global reconstruction.  Marine Micropaleontology, 27(1/4): 13-25. Abstract.

PRISM 0

  • Dowsett, H.J., Thompson, R.S., Barron, J.A., Cronin, T.M., Fleming, R.F., Ishman, S.E., Poore, R.Z., Willard, D.A. and Holtz, T.R., 1994.  Joint investigations of the middle Pliocene climate I:  PRISM paleoenvironmental reconstructions.  Global and Planetary Change 9: 169-195.

  • Dowsett, H.J., Cronin, T.M., Poore, R.Z., Thompson, R.S., Whatley, R.C., and Wood, A.M., 1992, Micropaleontological evidence for increased meridional heat transport in the North Atlantic Ocean during the Pliocene: Science, v. 258, p. 1133-1135.

MODELING

  • Bragg, F.J., Lunt, D., Haywood, A., 2012. Mid-Pliocene climate modelled using the UK Hadley Centre Model: PlioMIP Experiments 1 and 2. Geoscientific Model Development 5, 1109-1125.

  • Contoux, C., Ramstein, G., Jost, A., 2012. Modelling the mid-Pliocene Warm Period climate with the IPSL coupled model and its atmospheric component LMDZ5A. Geoscientific Model Development 5, 903-917.

  • Dolan, A., Koenig, S.J., Hill, D.J., Haywood, A., DeConto, R., 2012. Pliocene Ice Sheet Modelling Intercomparison Project (PLISMIP) - experimental design. Geoscientific Model Development 5, 963-974.

  • Dowsett, H. J. Marci M. Robinson, M., Haywood, A., Hill, D., Dolan, A., Stoll, D. Wing-Le Chan, Abe-Ouchi, A., Chandler, M., Rosenbloom, N., Otto-Bliesner, B., Bragg, F., Lunt, D., Foley, K. and Riesselman, C. 2012, Assessing confidence in Pliocene sea surface temperatures to evaluate predictive models. Nature Climate Change. DOI:10.1038/nclimate1455.

  • Kamae, Y., Ueda, H., 2012. Mid-Pliocene global climate simulation with MRI-CGCM2.3: set-up and initial results of PlioMIP Experiments 1 and 2. Geoscientific Model Development 5, 793-808.

  • Koenig, S.J., DeConto, R., Pollard, D., 2012. Pliocene Model Intercomparison Project: implementation strategy and mid-Pliocene Global climatology using GENESIS v3.0 GCM. Geoscientific Model Development 5, 73-85.

  • Lunt, D.J., Haywood, A.M., Schmidt, G.A., Salzmann, U., Valdes, P.J., Dowsett, H.J., Loptson, C.A., 2012. On the causes of mid-Pliocene warmth and polar amplification. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 321-322, 128-138.

  • Stepanek, C., Lohmann, G., 2012. Modelling mid-Pliocene climate with COSMOS. Geoscientific Model Development 5, 1221-1243.

  • Yan, Q., Zhang, Z., Wang, H., Gao, Y., Zheng, W., 2012. Set-up and preliminary results of mid-Pliocene climate simulations with CAM3.1. Geoscientific Model Development 5, 289-297.

  • Zhang, Z.S., Nisancioglu, K., Bentsen, M., Tjiputra, J., Bethke, I., Yan, Q., Risebrobakken, B., Andersson, C., Jansen, E., 2012. Pre-industrial and mid-Pliocene simulations with NorESM-L. Geoscientific Model Development 5, 523-533.

  • Zhang, Z., Yan, Q., 2012. Pre-industrial and mid-Pliocene simulations with NorESM-L: AGCM simulations. Geoscientific Model Development 5, 1033-1043.

  • Chan, W.-L., Abe-Ouchi, A., Ohgaito, R., 2011. Simulating the mid-Pliocene climate with the MIROC general circulation model: experimental design and initial results. Geoscientific Model Development 4, 1035-1049.

  • Dolan, A.M., Haywood, A.M., Hill, D.J., Dowsett, H.J., Hunter, S.J., Lunt, D.J., and Pickering, S.J., 2011, Sensitivity of Pliocene Ice Sheets to Orbital Forcing: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 309, no. 1-2, p. 98-110.

  • Haywood, A., Dowsett, H., Robinson, M., Stoll, D., Dolan, A., Lunt, D., Otto-Bliesner, B., and Chandler, M., 2011, Pliocene Model Intercomparison Project (PlioMIP): experimental design and boundary conditions (Experiment 2): Geoscientific Model Development, v. 4, p. 445-456.

  • Hill, D.J., Csank, A.Z., Dolan, A.M., Lunt, D.J., 2011. Pliocene climate variability: Northern Annular Mode in models and tree-ring data. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 309, 118-127.

  • Pope, J.O., Collins, M., Haywood, A.M., Dowsett, H.J., Hunter, S.J., Lunt, D.J., Pickering, S.J., and Pound, M.J., 2011, Quantifying Uncertainty in Model Predictions for the Pliocene (Plio-QUMP): Initial Results: Paleogeography, Paleoclimatology, and Paleoecology, v. 309, no. 1-2, p. 128-140.

  • Shukla, S.P., Chandler, M., Rind, D., Sohl, L.E., Jonas, J., Lerner, J., 2011. Teleconnections in a warmer climate: the Pliocene perspective. Climate Dynamics 37, 1869-1887.

  • Haywood, A. M., Dowsett, H. J., Otto-Bliesner, B., Chandler, M. A., Dolan, A. M., Hill, D. J., Lunt, D. J., Robinson, M. M., Rosenbloom, N., Salzmann, U., and Sohl, L. E.: Pliocene Model Intercomparison Project (PlioMIP): experimental design and boundary conditions (Experiment 1), Geosci. Model Dev., 3, 227-242, 2010

  • Hill, Daniel J., Aisling M. Dolan, Alan M. Haywood, Stephen J. Hunter, Danielle K. Stoll, 2010. Sensitivity of the Greenland Ice Sheet to Pliocene sea surface temperatures. Stratigraphy, vol. 7, No. 2-3: 111-122.

  • Lunt, D.J., Haywood, A.M., Schmidt, G.A., Salzmann, U., Valdes, P.J., and Dowsett, H.J., 2010, Earth system sensitivity inferred from Pliocene modelling and data: Nature Geoscience, v. 3, no. 1, p. 60-64.

  • Bonham, S., Haywood, A., Lunt, D., ; Collins, M., ; Salzmann, U., 2009. El Niño–Southern Oscillation, Pliocene climate and equifinality. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A, 367(1886): 127-156.

  • Haywood, A.M., Chandler, M.A., Valdes, P.J., Salzmann, U., Lunt, D.J., Dowsett, H.J. (2009). Comparison of mid-Pliocene climate predictions produced by the HadAM3 and GCMAM3 General Circulation Models. Global and Planetary Change, 66: 208-224

  • Shukla, S.P., Chandler, M.A., Jonas, J., Sohl, L.E., Mankoff, K., Dowsett, H., 2009. Impact of a permanent El Nino (El Padre) and Indian Ocean Dipole in warm Pliocene climates. Paleoceanography 24.

  • Poster:  Haywood, A.M., Bonham, S.G., Chandler, M.A., Valdes, P.J., Salzmann, U., Lunt, D.J., Otto-Bliesner, B., Rosenbloom, N., Dowsett, H.J. 2008. Simulating the Mid-Pliocene Warm Period: how similar are the models? Eos Trans. AGU, 89(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract PP51B-1500.

  • Haywood, A.M. and Valdes P.J., 2004: Modeling Pliocene warmth: contribution of atmosphere, oceans and cryosphere,Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 218: 363-377.

  • Sloan, L.C., Crowley, T.J. and Pollard, D., 1996: Modeling of middle Pliocene climate with the NCAR GENESIS general circulation model, Marine Micropaleontology, 27: 51-61.

  • Chandler, M., Rind, D. and Thompson, R., 1994: Joint investigations of the middle Pliocene climate II: GISS GCM Northern Hemisphere results, Global and Planetary Change, 9: 197-219.

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