E.E. Hogan, R.E. Nicholas, K. Keller, S. Eilts, and R.L. Sriver (2019): Representation of US Warm Temperature Extremes in Global Climate Model Ensembles, Journal of Climate, DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-18-0075.1.

M.S. Lucash, K.L. Ruckert, R.E. Nicholas, R.M. Scheller, E.A.H. Smithwick (2019): Complex interactions among successional trajectories and climate govern spatial resilience after severe windstorms in central Wisconsin, USA, Landscape Ecology, DOI: 10.1007/s10980-019-00929-1.

E.A.H. Smithwick, C. Caldwell, A. Klippel, R. Scheller, N. Tuana, R.B. Bird, K. Keller, D. Vickers, M. Lucash, R.E. Nicholas, S. Olson, K.L. Ruckert, J. Oyler, C. Helgeson, and J. Huang (2019): Learning About Forest Futures Under Climate Change Through Transdisciplinary Collaboration Across Traditional and Western Knowledge Systems. In S.G. Perz (ed.), Collaboration Across Boundaries for Social-Ecological Systems Science: Experiences Around the World, pp. 153–184, Palgrave Macmillan, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-13827-1.

C. Hermes, K. Keller, R.E. Nicholas, G. Segelbacher, and H.M. Schaefer (2018): Projected Impacts of Climate Change on Habitat Availability for an Endangered Parakeet, PLoS ONE, 13(1), DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0191773.

J.D. Quinn, P.M. Reed, M. Giuliani, A. Castelletti, J.W. Oyler, and R.E. Nicholas (2018): Exploring How Changing Monsoonal Dynamics and Human Pressures Challenge Multireservoir Management for Flood Protection, Hydropower Production, and Agricultural Water Supply. Water Resources Research, 47, W03501, DOI: 10.1029/2018WR022743.

J.W. Oyler and R.E. Nicholas (2017): Time of Observation Adjustments to Daily Station Precipitation May Introduce Undesired Statistical Issues, International Journal of Climatology, DOI: 10.1002/joc.5377.

N. Berg, D. Knopman, B.F. Hobbs, K. Keller, and R.E. Nicholas (2017): Resilience to a Changing Climate: Chesapeake Bay Watershed Progress, Challenges, Information Gaps, and Opportunities. RAND Perspectives, PE-243-NOAA, DOI: 10.7249/PE243.

M. Haran, W. Chang, K. Keller, R. Nicholas, and D. Pollard (2017): Statistics and the Future of the Antarctic Ice Sheet, Chance, 30(4), DOI: 10.1080/09332480.2017.1406758.

E. Zaveri, D.S. Grogan, K. Fisher-Vanden, S. Frolking, R.B. Lammers, D.H. Wrenn, A. Prusevich and R.E. Nicholas (2016): Invisible water, visible impact: groundwater use and Indian agriculture under climate change, Environmental Research Letters, 11(8), DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/11/8/084005.

K. Keller and R. Nicholas (2015): “Improving Climate Projections to Better Inform Climate Risk Management,” pp. 9-18 in The Handbook of the Macroeconomics of Climate Change, W. Semmler and L. Bernard, eds. Oxford University Press, URL:

P.J. Applegate, B.R. Parizek, R.E. Nicholas, R.B. Alley, and K. Keller (2015): Increasing Temperature Forcing Reduces the Greenland Ice Sheet’s Response Time Scale. Climate Dynamics, pp. 1-11, DOI: 10.1007/s00382-014-2451-7.

M. Haran, R. Nicholas, and K. Keller (2013): “The Role of Statistics in Sustainability Research.” Invited essay contribution for Mathematics Awareness Month 2013. Online at

R.E. Nicholas and D.S. Battisti (2012): Empirical Downscaling of High-Resolution Regional Precipitation From Large-Scale Reanalysis Fields. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 51(1), pp. 100-114, DOI: 10.1175/JAMC-D-11-04.1.

R.E. Nicholas and D.S. Battisti (2008): Drought Recurrence and Seasonal Rainfall Prediction in the Río Yaqui Basin, Mexico. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 47(4), pp. 991-1005, DOI: 10.1175/2007JAMC1575.1.

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