Publications

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Submitted/in review

Lee, S. H., L. M. Polvani, and B. Guan: Modulation of Atmospheric Rivers by the Arctic Stratospheric Polar Vortex. Geophysical Research Letters, in revision.

Kolstad, E. W., S. H. Lee, A. H. Butler, D. I. V. Domeisen, and C. O. Wulff: Diverse surface signatures of stratospheric polar vortex anomalies. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, in review. [Preprint: https://doi.org/10.1002/essoar.10511774.1]

Messori, G., M. Kretschmer, S. H. Lee, and V. Matthias: Stratospheric Wave Reflection Events Modulate North American Weather Regimes and Cold Spells. Weather and Climate Dynamics, in review. [Preprint: https://doi.org/10.5194/wcd-2022-18]

2022

[19] Holley, D. and S. H. Lee: Forecasting extreme heat in the UK during July 2022. Weather, in press.

[18] Lawrence, Z. D., M. Abalos, B. Ayarzagüena, D. Barriopedro, A. H. Butler, N. Calvo, A. de la Cámara, A. Charlton-Perez, D.I.V. Domeisen, E. Dunn-Sigouin, J. García-Serrano, C. I. Garfinkel, N. P. Hindley, L. Jia, M. Jucker, A. Y. Karpechko, H. Kim, A. L. Lang, S. H. Lee, P. Lin, M. Osman, F. M. Palmeiro, J. Perlwitz, I. Polichtchouk, J. H. Richter, C. Schwartz, S.-W. Son, I. Statnaia, M. Taguchi, N. L. Tyrrell, C. J. Wright, and R. W.-Y. Wu: Quantifying stratospheric biases and identifying their potential sources in subseasonal forecast systems. Weather and Climate Dynamics, https://doi.org/10.5194/wcd-2022-12.

[17] Butler, A. H. and S. H. Lee: The 2021 Arctic Sudden Stratospheric Warming. State of the Climate in 2021, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, accepted.

[16] Lee, S. H.: Weather in my life: Simon H. Lee. Weather, https://doi.org/10.1002/wea.4254.

[15] Lee, S. H., A. J. Charlton-Perez, S. J. Woolnough, and J. C. Furtado: How do stratospheric perturbations influence North American weather regime predictions? Journal of Climate, https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-21-0413.1.

2021

[14] Smart, D., S. H. Lee, and E. Graham: Some unusual aspects of the climatology of Storm Arwen (2021). Weather, https://doi.org/10.1002/wea.4138.

[13] Charlton-Perez, A. J., J. Bröcker, A. Y. Karpechko, S. H. Lee, M. Sigmond, and I. R. Simpson: A minimal model to diagnose the contribution of the stratosphere to tropospheric forecast skill. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, https://doi.org/10.1029/2021JD035504. [Open Access]

[12] Lee, S. H.: Stratosphere-Troposphere Coupling on Subseasonal Timescales. PhD thesis, University of Reading. https://doi.org/10.48683/1926.00101458. [Open Access]

[11] Lee, S. H.: The January 2021 sudden stratospheric warming. Weather, https://doi.org/10.1002/wea.3966. [CentAUR copy]

2020

[10] Lawrence, Z. D., J. Perlwitz, A. H. Butler, G. L. Manney, P. A. Newman, S. H. Lee, and E. R. Nash: The Remarkably Strong Arctic Stratospheric Polar Vortex of Winter 2020: Links to Record-Breaking Arctic Oscillation and Ozone Loss. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, https://doi.org/10.1029/2020JD033271. [CentAUR copy]

[9] Lee, S. H., Z. D. Lawrence, A. H. Butler, and A. Y. Karpechko: Seasonal Forecasts of the Exceptional Northern Hemisphere Winter of 2020. Geophysical Research Letters, https://doi.org/10.1029/2020GL090328. [CentAUR copy] [Open Access]

[8] Lee, S. H.: The Stratospheric Polar Vortex and Sudden Stratospheric Warmings. Weather, https://doi.org/10.1002/wea.3868. [CentAUR copy]

[7] Charlton-Perez, A. J., W. T. K. Huang, and S. H. Lee: Impact of Sudden Stratospheric Warmings on United Kingdom mortality. Atmospheric Science Letters, https://doi.org/10.1002/asl.1013. [Open Access]

[6] Lee, S. H., A. J. Charlton-Perez, J. C. Furtado, and S. J. Woolnough, 2020: Representation of the Scandinavia-Greenland Pattern and its Relationship with the Polar Vortex in S2S Forecast Models. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.3892. [CentAUR copy] [Open Access]

[5] Butler, A. H., Z. D. Lawrence, S. H. Lee, S. P. Lillo, and C. S. Long, 2020: Differences between the 2018 and 2019 stratospheric polar vortex split events. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.3858. [CentAUR copy]

2019

[4] Lee, S. H., and A. H. Butler, 2019: The 2018-2019 Arctic stratospheric polar vortex. Weatherhttps://doi.org/10.1002/wea.3643. [CentAUR copy]

[3] Lee, S. H., J. C. Furtado, and A. J. Charlton-Perez, 2019: Wintertime North American weather regimes and the Arctic stratospheric polar vortex. Geophysical Research Letters, https://doi.org/10.1029/2019GL085592. [CentAUR copy] [Free access]

[2] Lee, S. H., P. D. Williams, and T. H. A. Frame, 2019: Increased shear in the North Atlantic upper-level jet stream over the past four decades. Nature, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-019-1465-z. [CentAUR copy]

[1] Lee, S. H., A. J. Charlton-Perez, J. C. Furtado, and S. J. Woolnough, 2019: Abrupt stratospheric vortex weakening associated with North Atlantic anticyclonic wave breaking. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, https://doi.org/10.1029/2019JD030940. [CentAUR copy] [Free access]