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Messori, G., M. Kretschmer, S. H. Lee, and V. Wendt: Stratospheric Wave Reflection Events Modulate North American Weather Regimes and Cold Spells. Weather and Climate Dynamics, [Open Access]

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, [Open Access]

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

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

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

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, [Open Access]

Lee, S. H.: Weather in my life: Simon H. Lee. Weather,

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, [Open Access]


Smart, D., S. H. Lee, and E. Graham: Some unusual aspects of the climatology of Storm Arwen (2021). Weather,

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, [Open Access]

Lee, S. H.: Stratosphere-Troposphere Coupling on Subseasonal Timescales. PhD thesis, University of Reading. [Open Access]

Lee, S. H.: The January 2021 sudden stratospheric warming. Weather, [CentAUR copy]


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, [CentAUR copy]

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, [CentAUR copy] [Open Access]

Lee, S. H.: The Stratospheric Polar Vortex and Sudden Stratospheric Warmings. Weather, [CentAUR copy]

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

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, [CentAUR copy] [Open Access]

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, [CentAUR copy]


Lee, S. H., and A. H. Butler, 2019: The 2018-2019 Arctic stratospheric polar vortex. Weather [CentAUR copy]

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, [CentAUR copy] [Free access]

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, [CentAUR copy]

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, [CentAUR copy] [Free access]