Volume 68 (2016)

Dynamic meteorology

Modelling economic losses of historic and present-day high-impact winter windstorms in Switzerland Christoph Welker, Olivia Martius, Peter Stucki, David Bresch, Silke Dierer, Stefan Brönnimann

Data assimilation and predictability

Multistep variational data assimilation: important issues and a spectral approach Qin Xu, Li Wei, Jidong Gao, Qingyun Zhao, Kang Nai, Shun Liu
High-resolution precipitation re-analysis system for climatological purposes Cornel Soci, Eric Bazile, François Besson, Tomas Landelius
A multiple length scale correlation operator for ocean data assimilation Isabelle Mirouze, Edward W. Blockley, Daniel J. Lea, Matthew J. Martin, Michael J. Bell
A systematic method of parameterisation estimation using data assimilation Matthew Lang, Peter Jan Van Leeuwen, Philip Browne

Numerical weather prediction

Rainfall downscaling of weekly ensemble forecasts using self-organising maps Masamichi Ohba, Shinji Kadokura, Daisuke Nohara, Yasushi Toyoda

Climate dynamics and climate modelling

Decadal predictability of regional scale wind speed and wind energy potentials over Central Europe Julia Moemken, Mark Reyers, Benjamin Buldmann, Joaquim G. Pinto
Recent changes in winter Arctic clouds and their relationships with sea ice and atmospheric conditions Sang-Yoon Jun, Chang-Hoi Ho, Jee-Hoon Jeong, Yong-Sang Choi, Baek-Min Kim
The impact of climate change on the Iberian low-level wind jet: EURO-CORDEX regional climate simulation Rita M. Cardoso, Pedro M. Soares, Daniela C. A. Lima, Alvaro Semedo

Original Research Articles

Surface air temperature variability and trends in the Arctic: new amplification assessment and regionalisation Ola M. Johannessen, Svetlana I. Kuzmina, Leonid P. Bobylev, Martin W. Miles

Short Contributions

Thematic cl.: Towards regional climate system modeling for the Baltic Sea, North Sea, Mediterranean Sea and Arctic Ocean

Thematic Cluster: Intercomparison of Mid-Latitude Storm Diagnostics

Objective climatology of cyclones in the Mediterranean region: a consensus view among methods with different system identification and tracking criteria Piero Lionello, Isabel F. Trigo, Victoria Gil, Margarida L.R. Liberato, Katrin M. Nissen, Joaquim G. Pinto, Christoph C. Raible, Marco Reale, Annalisa Tanzarella, Ricardo M. Trigo, Sven Ulbrich, Uwe Ulbrich