National Research Program

You are here: NRP Home > Publications > Daniel R Cayan

Publications for Daniel R Cayan

View all NRP publications

YearPublication
2014Polade, S.D., Pierce, D.W., Cayan, D.R., Gershunov, A., and Dettinger, M.D., 2014, The key role of dry days in changing regional climate and precipitation regimes: Nature Scientific Reports, 4:4364, 8 p., doi:10.1038/srep04364. [get publication]
2013Gershunov, A., Rajagopalan, B., Overpeck, J., Guirguis, K., Cayan, D., Hughes, M., Dettinger, M., Castro, C., Schwartz, R., Anderson, M., Ray, A., Barsugli, J., Cavazos, T., and Alexander, M., 2013, Future climate—Projected extremes: Chapter 7 in Garfin, G., Jardine, A., Merideth, R., Black, M., and Leroy, S. (eds.), Assessment of Climate Change in the Southwest United States, Island Press, 126-147. [get publication]
2013Polade, S.D., Gershunov, A., Cayan, D.R., Dettinger, M.D., and Pierce, D.W., 2013, Natural modes of variability and their teleconnections over the Pacific-North American region in CMIP3 and CMIP5 models: Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 6 p., doi:10.1002/grl.50941. [get publication]
2013Stahle, D.W., Griffin, R.D., Therrell, M.D., Edmondson, J.R., Cleaveland, M.K., Stahle, L.N., Burnette, D.J., Abatzoglou, J.T., Redmond, K.T., Meko, D.M., Dettinger, M.D., and Cayan. D.R., 2013, The ancient blue oak woodlands of California—Longevity and hydroclimatic history: Earth Interactions, 17, 1-23 p., doi:10.1175/2013EI000518.1. [get publication]
2012Dettinger, Michael, Ralph, F Martin, Hughes, Mimi, Das, Tapash, Neiman, Paul, Cox, Dale, Estes, Gary, Reynolds, David, Hartman, Robert, Cayan, Daniel, and Jones, Lucy, 2012, Design and quantification of an extreme winter storm scenario for emergency preparedness and planning exercises in California: Natural Hazards, v. 60, iss. 3, p. 1085-1111. [get publication]
2012Hanson, R T, Flint, L E, Flint, A L, Dettinger, M D, Faunt, C C, Cayan, Dan, and Schmid, Wolfgang, 2012, A method for physically based model analysis of conjunctive use in response to potential climate changes: Water Resources Research, v. 48. [get publication]
2011Cloern, James E., Knowles, Noah, Brown, Larry R., Cayan, Daniel, Dettinger, Michael D., Morgan, Tara L., Schoellhamer, David H., Stacey, Mark T., van der Wegen, Mick, Wagner, R. Wayne, and Jassby, Alan D., 2011, Projected Evolution of California's San Francisco Bay-Delta-River System in a Century of Climate Change: PLoS ONE, v. 6, iss. 9, e24465 p. [get publication]
2011Das, Tapash, Dettinger, Michael, Cayan, Daniel, and Hidalgo, Hugo, 2011, Potential increase in floods in California’s Sierra Nevada under future climate projections: Climatic Change, v. 109, iss. 0, p. 71-94. [get publication]
2011Dettinger, Michael D, Ralph, Fred Martin, Das, Tapash, Neiman, Paul J, and Cayan, Daniel R, 2011, Atmospheric Rivers, Floods and the Water Resources of California: Water, v. 3, iss. 2, p. 445-478. [get publication]
2011Franco, G, Cayan, D R, Moser, S, Hanemann, M, Jones, Myoung-Ae, and 2011, M.-A., California Assessment: integrated climate change impacts assessment of natural and managed systems. Guest editorial: Climatic Change, v: 109, supplement, v. 1, p. 1-19.
2011Stahle, David W, Griffin, R Daniel, Cleaveland, Malcolm K, Edmondson, Jesse R, Fye, Falko K, Burnette, Dorian J, Abatzoglou, John T, Redmond, Kelly T, Meko, David M, Dettinger, Micheal D, Cayan, Daniel R, and Therrell, Matthew D, 2011, A Tree-Ring Reconstruction of the Salinity Gradient in the Northern Estuary of San Francisco Bay: San Francisco Estuary and Watershed Science, v. 9, iss. 1. [get publication]
2010A., Gershunov, Cayan, D, and Retournaz, B, 2010, The Ocean, The Wine, and The Valley: p. 205-223.
2010Cayan, Daniel R, Das, Tapash, Pierce, David W, Barnett, Tim P, Tyree, Mary, and Gershunov, Alexander, 2010, Future dryness in the southwest US and the hydrology of the early 21st century drought: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, v. 107, iss. 50, p. 21271-21276. [get publication]
2010Hanson, R T, Flint, A L, Flint, L E, Faunt, C C, Schmid, W, Leake, Dettinger, A, S, and Cayan, D R, 2010, Integrated simulation of consumptive use and land subsidence in the Central Valley, California, for the past and for a future subject to urbanization and climate change: IAHS-AISH Publication, v. 339, p. 467-471.
2010Maurer, E P, Hidalgo, H G, Das, T, Dettinger, M D, and Cayan, D R, 2010, The utility of daily large-scale climate data in the assessment of climate change impacts on daily streamflow in California: Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., v. 14, iss. 6, p. 1125-1138. [get publication]
2009Cayan, D, Graham, N, and Flick, R, 2009, Climate change scenarios and sea level rise estimates for California 2009 Climate Change Scenarios Assessment: :California Energy Commission Report. [get publication]
2009Das, T, Hidalgo, H G, Pierce, D W, Barnett, T P, Dettinger, M D, Cayan, D R, Bonfils, C, Bala, G, and Mirin, A, 2009, Structure and Detectability of Trends in Hydrological Measures over the Western United States: Journal of Hydrometeorology, v. 10, iss. 4, p. 871-892. [get publication]
2009Dettinger, M D, Hidalgo, H, Das, T, Cayan, D, and Knowles, N, 2009, Projections of potential flood regime changes in California: California Energy Commission Report.
2009Gershunov, Alexander, Cayan, Daniel R, and Iacobellis, Sam F, 2009, The Great 2006 Heat Wave over California and Nevada: Signal of an Increasing Trend: Journal of Climate, v. 22, iss. 23, p. 6181-6203. [get publication]
2009Hidalgo, Hugo G, Das, Tapash, Dettinger, Michael D, Cayan, Daniel R, Pierce, David W, Barnett, Timothy P, Bala, Govindasamy, Mirin, Arthur A, Wood, Andrew W, Bonfils, Celine, Santer, Benjamin D, and Nozawa, Toru, 2009, Detection and Attribution of Streamflow Timing Changes to Climate Change in the Western United States: Journal of Climate, v. 22, iss. 13, p. 3838-3855. [get publication]
2009Lundquist, J D, Dettinger, M, Stewart, I, and Cayan, D, 2009, Variability and trends in spring runoff in the western United States, in Wagner, F. ed., Climate warming in western North America/Evidence and environmental effects: University of Utah Press, p. 63-76.
2009Miller, N, Cayan, D, Duffy, P, Hidalgo, H, Jin, J, Kanamaru, H, Kanamitsu, M, O'Brien, T, Schlegel, N, Sloan, L, Snyder, M, and Yoshimura, K, 2009, An analysis of simulated California climate using multiple dynamical and statistical techniques: California Energy Commission Report, CEC-500-2009-017-D, v. 35.
2008Barnett, Tim P, Pierce, David W, Hidalgo, Hugo G, Bonfils, Celine, Santer, Benjamin D, Das, Tapash, Bala, Govindasamy, Wood, Andrew W, Nozawa, Toru, Mirin, Arthur A, Cayan, Daniel R, and Dettinger, Michael D, 2008, Human-Induced Changes in the Hydrology of the Western United States: Science, v. 319, iss. 5866, p. 1080-1083. [get publication]
2008Cayan, Daniel, Bromirski, Peter, Hayhoe, Katharine, Tyree, Mary, Dettinger, Michael, and Flick, Reinhard, 2008, Climate change projections of sea level extremes along the California coast: Climatic Change, v. 87, iss. 0, p. 57-73. [get publication]
2008Cayan, Daniel, Luers, Amy, Franco, Guido, Hanemann, Michael, Croes, Bart, and Vine, Edward, 2008, Overview of the California climate change scenarios project: Climatic Change, v. 87, iss. 0, p. 1-6. [get publication]
2008Cayan, Daniel, Maurer, Edwin, Dettinger, Michael, Tyree, Mary, and Hayhoe, Katharine, 2008, Climate change scenarios for the California region: Climatic Change, v. 87, iss. 0, p. 21-42. [get publication]
2008Hidalgo, H G, Dettinger, M D, and Cayan, D C, 2008, Changes in Aridity in the Western United States: Californa Drought: California Department of Water Resources, p. 54-59.
2008Hidalgo, H G, Dettinger, M D, and Cayan, D C, 2008, Downscaling With Constructed Analogues: Daily Precipitation and Temperature Fields Over The United States: California Energy Commission Report.
2008Kueppers, Lara M, Snyder, Mark A, Sloan, Lisa C, Cayan, Dan, Jin, Jiming, Kanamaru, Hideki, Kanamitsu, Masao, Miller, Norman L, Tyree, Mary, Du, Hui, and Weare, Bryan, 2008, Seasonal temperature responses to land-use change in the western United States: Global and Planetary Change, v. 60, iss. 3–4, p. 250-264. [get publication]
2008Lundquist, J D, Dettinger, M, Stewart, I, and Cayan, D, 2008, Variability and trends in spring runoff in the western United States, in Waggoner, F., ed., Climate warming in western North America/Evidence and environmental effects: Utah State University Press.
2008Reisen, William K, Cayan, Daniel, Tyree, Mary, Barker, Christopher M, Eldridge, Bruce, and Dettinger, Michael, 2008, Impact of climate variation on mosquito abundance in California: Journal of Vector Ecology, v. 33, iss. 1, p. 89-98. [get publication]
2008Taylor, Stephen V, Cayan, Daniel R, Graham, Nicholas E, and Georgakakos, Konstantine P, 2008, Northerly surface winds over the eastern North Pacific Ocean in spring and summer: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 113, iss. D2. [get publication]
2007Lundquist, Jessica D, and Cayan, Daniel R, 2007, Surface temperature patterns in complex terrain: Daily variations and long-term change in the central Sierra Nevada, California: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 112, iss. D11. [get publication]
2007Maurer, E P, Stewart, I T, Bonfils, C, Duffy, P B, and Cayan, D, 2007, Detection, attribution, and sensitivity of trends toward earlier streamflow in the Sierra Nevada: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 112, iss. D11. [get publication]
2006Alfaro, Eric J, Gershunov, Alexander, and Cayan, Daniel R, 2006, Prediction of summer maximum and minimum temperature over the central and western United States: The roles of soil moisture and sea surface temperature: Journal of Climate, v. 19, iss. 8, p. 1407-1421. [get publication]
2006Cayan, D C, Bromirski, P, and Hayhoe, K, 2006, Projecting Future Sea Level: Climate Action Team Reports to the Governor and Legislature, publication. [get publication]
2006Cayan, D C, Maurer, E, Dettinger, M, Tyree, M, Bonfils, Hayhoe K, Duffy, C, P, and Santer, B, 2006, Climate Scenarios for California: Climate Action Team Reports to the Governor and Legislature: publication # CEC-500-2005-203-SF, v. 44. [get publication]
2006Knowles, Noah, Dettinger, Michael D, and Cayan, Daniel R, 2006, Trends in Snowfall versus Rainfall in the Western United States: Journal of Climate, v. 19, iss. 18, p. 4545-4559. [get publication]
2006Ralph, F Martin, Neiman, Paul J, Wick, Gary A, Gutman, Seth I, Dettinger, Michael D, Cayan, Daniel R, and White, Allen B, 2006, Flooding on California's Russian River: Role of atmospheric rivers: Geophysical Research Letters, v. 33, iss. 13. [get publication]
2006Snyder, M, Kueppers, L, Sloan, L, and Cayan, D, 2006, Regional Climate effects of the irrigation and urbanization in the western United States: A model Intercomparison: PIER Project Report, v. 500.
2006Westerling, Anthony L, Hidalgo, Hugo G, Cayan, Daniel R, and Swetnam, Thomas W, 2006, Warming and earlier spring increase western U.S. forest wildfire activity.: Science, v. 313, iss. 5789, p. 940-3. [get publication]
2005Betancourt, Julio L, Schwartz, Mark D, Breshears, David D, Cayan, Daniel R, Dettinger, Michael D, Inouye, David W, Post, Eric, and Reed, Bradley C, 2005, Implementing a U.S. National Phenology Network: Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union, v. 86, iss. 51. [get publication]
2005Bromirski, Peter D, Cayan, Daniel R, and Flick, Reinhard E, 2005, Wave spectral energy variability in the northeast Pacific: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 110, iss. C3. [get publication]
2005Burns, Jane C, Cayan, Daniel R, Tong, Garrick, Bainto, Emelia V, Turner, Christena L, Shike, Hiroko, Kawasaki, Tomisaku, Nakamura, Yosikazu, Yashiro, Mayumi, and Yanagawa, Hiroshi, 2005, Seasonality and Temporal Clustering of Kawasaki Syndrome: Epidemiology, v. 16, iss. 2, p. 220-225. [get publication]
2005Cayan, D, Dettinger, M, Stewart, I, and Knowles, N, 2005, Recent changes toward earlier springs---Early signs of climate warming in western North America: Watershed Management Council Networker, Spring 2005, p. 3-7. [get publication]
2005Hidalgo, Hugo G, Cayan, Daniel R, and Dettinger, Michael D, 2005, Sources of Variability of Evapotranspiration in California: Journal of Hydrometeorology, v. 6, iss. 1, p. 3-19. [get publication]
2005Lundquist, Jessica D, Dettinger, Michael D, and Cayan, Daniel R, 2005, Snow-fed streamflow timing at different basin scales: Case study of the Tuolumne River above Hetch Hetchy, Yosemite, California: Water Resources Research, v. 41, iss. 7. [get publication]
2005Stewart, Iris T, Cayan, Daniel R, and Dettinger, Michael D, 2005, Changes toward Earlier Streamflow Timing across Western North America: Journal of Climate, v. 18, iss. 8, p. 1136-1155. [get publication]
2004Alfaro, E, Gershunov, A, Cayan, D, Steinemann, A, Pierce, D, and Barnett, T, 2004, A method for prediction of California summer air surface temperature: Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union, v. 85, iss. 51. [get publication]
2004Dettinger, M D, Cayan, D R, Meyer, M K, and Jeton, A E, 2004, Simulated hydrologic responses to climate variations and change in the Merced, Carson, and American River basins, Sierra Nevada, California, 1900-2099: p. 283-317.
2004Dettinger, Michael, Redmond, Kelly, and Cayan, Daniel, 2004, Winter Orographic Precipitation Ratios in the Sierra Nevada—Large-Scale Atmospheric Circulations and Hydrologic Consequences: Journal of Hydrometeorology, v. 5, iss. 6, p. 1102-1116. [get publication]
2004Hayhoe, Katharine, Cayan, Daniel, Field, Christopher B, Frumhoff, Peter C, Maurer, Edwin P, Miller, Norman L, Moser, Susanne C, Schneider, Stephen H, Cahill, Kimberly Nicholas, Cleland, Elsa E, Dale, Larry, Drapek, Ray, Hanemann, R Michael, Kalkstein, Laurence S, Lenihan, James, Lunch, Claire K, Neilson, Ronald P, Sheridan, Scott C, and Verville, Julia H, 2004, Emissions pathways, climate change, and impacts on California: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, v. 101, iss. 34, p. 12422-12427. [get publication]
2004Knowles, N, and Cayan, D, 2004, Elevational dependence of projected hydrologic changes in the San Francisco Estuary and watershed: Climatic Change, v. 62, p. 319-336.
2004Lundquist, Jessica D, Cayan, Daniel R, and Dettinger, Michael D, 2004, Spring Onset in the Sierra Nevada: When Is Snowmelt Independent of Elevation?: Journal of Hydrometeorology, v. 5, iss. 2, p. 327-342. [get publication]
2004Pagano, Thomas, Pasteris, Phil, Dettinger, Michael, Cayan, Daniel, and Redmond, Kelly, 2004, Water year 2004: Western water managers feel the heat: Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union, v. 85, iss. 40. [get publication]
2004Peterson, D, Smith, R, Hager, S, Cayan, D, Dettinger, M, 2004, Proceedings of the Twentieth Annual Pacific Climate, Air temperature and snowmelt discharge characteristics, Merced River at Happy Isles, Yosemite National Park, Central Sierra Nevada: p. 53-64.
2004Stewart, Iris T, Cayan, Daniel R, and Dettinger, Michael D, 2004, Changes in Snowmelt Runoff Timing in Western North America under a `Business as Usual' Climate Change Scenario: Climatic Change, v. 62, iss. 1, p. 217-232. [get publication]
2004Westerling, Anthony L, Cayan, Daniel R, Brown, Timothy J, Hall, Beth L, and Riddle, Laurence G, 2004, Climate, Santa Ana Winds and autumn wildfires in southern California: Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union, v. 85, iss. 31. [get publication]
2003Bennett, Dettinger, Cayan, W A, Florsheim, D R, Hughes, J, Ingram, M, Jassby, B L, Knowles, A, Malamud, N, Peterson, F, Redmond, D H, K, and Smith, L, 2003, Climate science issues and needs of the CALFED Bay-Delta Program: American Meteorological Society, 83rd Annual Meeting, Impacts of Water Variability Symposium, Long Beach, CA, p. 7-11.
2003Bromirski, Peter D, Flick, Reinhard E, and Cayan, Daniel R, 2003, Storminess Variability along the California Coast: 1858–2000: Journal of Climate, v. 16, iss. 6, p. 982-993. [get publication]
2003Cayan, D R, Dettinger, M D, Redmond, K T, McCabe, G J, Knowles, N, Peterson, D H, Diaz, H F, and Morehouse, B J, 2003, The transboundary setting of California's water and hydropower systems: linkages between the Sierra Nevada, Columbia, and Colorado hydroclimates.: p. 237-262 LA - English. [get publication]
2003Cayan, D, VanScoy, M, Dettinger, M D, and Helly, J, 2003, The wireless watershed at the Santa Margarita Ecological Reserve: Southwest Hydrology, v. 2, p. 18-19. [get publication]
2003Dettinger, Michael D, and Cayan, Daniel R, 2003, Interseasonal covariability of Sierra Nevada streamflow and San Francisco Bay salinity: Journal of Hydrology, v. 277, iss. 3–4, p. 164-181. [get publication]
2003DiLeo, J, Butler, M, Cayan, D, Clow, D, Dettinger, M, Gehvke, F, Hager, S, Lundquist, J, McCurdy, G, Peterson, D, Redmond, K, Riddle, L, Smith, R, and Van_Wagtendonk, J, 2003, A Notebook of Hydroclimatology Sites/Activities: Yosemite National Park: U.S. Geological Survey General Interest Publication, v. 34.
2003Gershunov, Alexander, and Cayan, Daniel R, 2003, Heavy Daily Precipitation Frequency over the Contiguous United States: Sources of Climatic Variability and Seasonal Predictability: Journal of Climate, v. 16, iss. 16, p. 2752-2765. [get publication]
2003Lundquist, J D, Cayan, D R, and Dettinger, 2003, Meteorology and hydrology in Yosemite National Park: A sensor network application: Springer-Verlag, p. 518-528.
2003Westerling, A L, Gershunov, A, Brown, T J, Cayan, D R, and Dettinger, M D, 2003, Climate and Wildfire in the Western United States: Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, v. 84, iss. 5, p. 595-604. [get publication]
2003White, Warren B, Dettinger, Michael D, and Cayan, Daniel R, 2003, Sources of global warming of the upper ocean on decadal period scales: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 108, iss. C8. [get publication]
2001Knowles, N, Dettinger, M, and Cayan, D, Trends in Snowfall Versus Rainfall for the Western United States, 1949-2001: .