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Barriopedro

David Barriopedro Cepero

Education: Ph.D. in Atmospheric Physics, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM).

Current position: Researcher.

Scientific Interests: Mid-latitude climate variability, synoptic climatology, climate change, reconstruction of the past climate

e-mail: dbarriop@ucm.es

Research Activity

Publications: Papers peer-review (SCI)

2017

Darand, M., García-Herrera R., Asakereh H., Amiria R., Barriopedro D. (2017): Synoptic condictions leading to extremely warm periods in Western Iran. International Journal of Climatology, doi:10.1002/joc.5177.

Ordóñez C., Barriopedro D., García-Herrera R., Sousa P. M., Schnell J. L. (2017): Regional responses of surface ozone in Europe to the location of high-latitude blocks and subtropical ridges. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 17, 3111-3131, doi:10.5194/acp-17-3111-2017.

Palmeiro F.M., Iza M., Barriopedro D., Calvo N., García-Herrera R. (2017): The complex behavior of El Niño winter 2015-2016. Geophysical Research Letters, GRL55648, 14075597, doi: 10.1002/2017GL072920.

Sousa P.M., Trigo R.M., Barriopedro D., Soares P.M.M., Ramos A.M., Liberato M.L.R. (2017): Responses of European precipitation distributions and regimes to different blocking locations. Climate Dynamics, 48(3), 1141-1160, doi: 10.1007/s00382-016-3132-5.

2016

Chiodo G., Garcia-Herrera R., Calvo N., Vaquero J., Barriopedro D., Cabanelas J., Matthes K. (2016): The impact of a future solar minimum on climate change projections in the Northern Hemisphere. Environmental Research Letters, 11, 034015, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/11/3/034015.

Luterbacher J., Werner J.P., Smerdon J.E, Fernández-Donado L., González-Rouco F.J., Barriopedro D., Ljungqvist F.C., Büntgen U., Zorita E., Wagner S., Esper J., McCarroll D., Toreti A., Frank D., Jungclaus J.H., Barriendos M., Bertolin C., Bothe O., Brȧzdil R., Camuffo D., Dobrovolný P., Gagen M, García-Bustamante E., Ge Q., Gómez-Navarro J.J., Guiot J., Hao Z., Hegerl G.C., Holmgren K., Klimenko V.V., Martín-Chivelet J., Pfister C., Roberts N., Schindler A., Schurer A., Solomina O., von Gunten L., Wahl E., Wanner H., Wetter O., Xoplaki E., Yuan N., Zanchettin D., Zhang H., Zerefos C. (2016): European summer temperatures since Roman times. Environmental Research Letters, 11 (2), 024001, doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/11/2/024001. Highlighted by Editors in the 2016 collection.

Sousa P.M., Barriopedro D., Trigo R.M., Ramos A.M., Nieto R., Gimeno L., Turkman K. F., Liberato M.L.R. (2016): Impact of Euro-Alantic blocking patterns in Iberia precipitation using a novel high resolution dataset. Climate Dynamics, 46 (7), 2573-2591, doi: 10.1007/s00382-015-2718-7.

Vicente-Serrano S.M., García-Herrera R., Barriopedro D., Azorín-Molina C., López-Moreno J.I., Gimeno L., Nieto R. (2016): The Westerly Index as complementary indicator of the North Atlantic Oscillation in explaining drought variability across Europe. Climate Dynamics, 47 (3), 845–863. doi:10.1007/s00382-015-2875-8.

2015

Palmeiro F.M., Barriopedro D., García-Herrera R., Calvo N. (2015): Comparing Sudden Stratospheric Warming Definitions in Reanalysis Data. Journal of Climate, 28 (17), 6823–6840, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0004.1.

Peña-Ortiz C., Barriopedro D., García-Herrera R. (2015): Multidecadal variability of the summer length in Europe. Journal of Climate, 28 (13), 5375-5388, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00429.1.

Ramos A.M., Barriopedro D., Dutra E. (2015): Circulation Weather Types as a tool in Atmospheric, Climate, and Environmental Research. Frontiers in Environmental Science, 3 (44), doi: 10.3389/fenvs.2015.0004.

2014

Barriopedro D., Calvo N. (2014): On the relationship between ENSO, Stratospheric Sudden Warmings and Blocking. Journal of Climate, 27 (12), 4704 - 4720, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00770.1.

Barriopedro D., Gallego D., Alvarez-Castro M.C., Garcia-Herrera R., Wheeler D., Peña-Ortiz C., Barbosa S.M. (2014): Witnessing North Atlantic westerlies variability from ships' logbooks (1685-2008). Climate Dynamics, 43 (3-4), 939-955, doi: 10.1007/s00382-013-1957-8.

Gómez-Escolar M., Fueglistaler S., Calvo N., Barriopedro D. (2014): Tropical Response to Stratospheric Sudden Warmings and its modulation by the QBO. Journal of Geophysical Research, 119 (12), 7382 - 7395, doi: 10.1002/2013JD020560.

Trachte K., Bissolli P., Obregón A., Nitsche H., Parker D., Kennedy J., Kendon M., Trigo R., Barriopedro D., Ramos A., Sensoy S., Hovhannisyan D. (2014): [Regional Climates] Europe and the Middle East [in “State of the Climate in 2013”]. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 95 (7), S181–S192.

2013

Fernández-Donado L., González-Rouco J.F., Raible C.C., Ammann C.M., Barriopedro D., García-Bustamante E., Jungclaus J.H., Lorenz S.J., Luterbacher J., Phipps S.J., Servonnat J., Swingedouw D., Tett S.F.B., Wagner S., Yiou P, Zorita E. (2013): Large-Scale temperature response to external forcing in simulations and reconstructions of the last millennium. Climate of the Past, 9 (1), 393–421, doi: 10.5194/cpd-9-393-2013.

Trigo R.M., Añel J.A., Barriopedro D., García-Herrera R., Gimeno L., Nieto R., Castillo R., Allen M.R., and Massey N. (2013): The Record Winter Drought of 2011-12 in the Iberian Peninsula at “Explaining Extreme Events of 2012 from a Climate Perspective”. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 94 (9), S6–S9, doi: 10.1007/s10584-009-9732-x.

Trigo R., Barriopedro D., Ramos A. M., Parker D. Mühr B., Ehmann C., Bissolli P., Kennedy J. (2013): [Regional Climates] Iberian Peninsula [in “State of the Climate in 2012”]. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 94 (8), S176–S178.

Ulbrich U., Xoplaki E., Dobricic S., García-Herrera R., Lionello P., Adani M., Baldi M., Barriopedro D., Coccimiglio P., Dalu G., Efthymiadis D., Gaetani M., Galati M. B., Gimeno L., Goodess C. M., Jones P. D., Kuglitsch F. G., Leckebusch G. C., Luterbacher J., Marcos-Moreno M., Mariotti A., Nieto R., Nissen K. M., Pettenuzzo D., Pinardi N., Pino C., Shaw A. G. P., Sousa P., Toreti A., Trigo R. M., Tsimplis M. (2013): Past and Current Climate Changes in the Mediterranean Region [in Regional Assessment of Climate Change in the Mediterranean. Navarra A., Tubiana L. Eds.]. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer. ISBN: 978-94-007-5772-1. pp. 9-52. Advances in Global Change Research, 52. (Book).

2012

Barriopedro D., Gouveia C., Trigo R.M., Wang L. (2012): The 2009-2010 drought in China: possible causes and impacts on vegetation. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 13 (4), 1251-1267, doi: 10.1175/JHM-D-11-074.1.

De la Torre L., García R.R., Barriopedro D., Chandran A. (2012): Climatology and Characteristics of Stratospheric Sudden Warmings in the Whole Atmosphere Community Climate Model. Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, doi:10.1029/2011JD016840.

Gómez-Escolar, M., Fueglistaler S., Calvo N., Barriopedro D. (2012): Changes in polar stratospheric temperature climatology in relation to stratospheric sudden warming occurrence. Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L22802, doi:10.1029/2012GL053632.

Trachte K., Obregón A., Bissolli P., Kennedy J.J., Parker D.E., Trigo R.M., Barriopedro D. (2012): [Regional Climates] Europe [in "State of the Climate in 2011"]. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 93 (7), S186–S199, doi: 10.1175/2012BAMSStateoftheClimate.1.

Xoplaki E., Trigo R.M., García-Herrera R., Barriopedro D., D’Andrea F., Fischer E.M., Gimeno L., Gouveia C., Hernández E., Kuglitsch F.G., Mariotti A., Nieto R., Pinto J.G., Pozo-Vázquez D., Saaroni H., Toreti A., Trigo I.F., Vicente-Serrano S.M., Yiou P. (2012): Large-Scale Atmospheric Circulation driving Extreme Climate Events in the Mediterranean and its related impacts [in The Climate of the Mediterranean Region: from the past to the future. Lionello Ed.]. Amsterdam: Elsevier. ISBN: 978-0-12-416042-2. pp. 347-403 (Book).

2011

Antón M., Bortoli D., Costa M.J., Kulkarni P.S., Domingues A.F., Barriopedro D., Serrano A., Silva A.M. (2011): Temporal and spatial variabilities of total ozone column over Portugal. Remote Sensing of Environment, 115 (3), 855-863, doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2010.11.013.

Barriopedro D., Fischer E.M., Luterbacher L., Trigo R.M., García-Herrera R. (2011): The hot summer of 2010: redrawing the temperature record map of Europe. Science, 332 (6026), 220-224, doi: 10.1126/science.1201224.

Díaz H.F., Trigo R.M., Hughes M.K., Mann M.E., Xoplaki E., Barriopedro D. (2011): Spatial and temporal characteristics of climate in Medieval times revisited. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 92 (11), 1487-1500, doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-10-05003.1.

Gómez-Gesteira M., Gimeno L., de Castro M., Lorenzo M.N., Alvarez I., Nieto R., Taboada J.J., Crespo A.J.C., Ramos A.M., Iglesias I., Gómez-Gesteira J.L., Santo F.E., Barriopedro D. Trigo I.F. (2011): The state of climate in NW Iberia. Climate Research, 48 (2-3), 109-144, doi: 10.3354/cr00967. 

Maier F., Obregon A., Bissolli P., Kennedy J.J., Parker D.E., Trigo R.M., Barriopedro D., Gouveia C.M., Sensoy S., Achberger C. (2011): Europe [in State of the Climate in 2010. Blunden J., Arndt D.S., and Baringer M.O. Eds.]. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 92 (6), S199-S210.

2010

Barriopedro D., Antón M., García J.A. (2010): Atmospheric blocking signatures in total ozone and ozone mini-holes. Journal of Climate, 23 (14), 3967-3983, doi: 10.1175/2010JCLI3508.1.

Barriopedro D., García-Herrera R., Lionello P., Pino C. (2010): A discussion of the links between solar variability and high-storm-surge events in Venice. Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, D13101, doi:10.1029/2009JD013114

Barriopedro D., García-Herrera R., Trigo R.M. (2010): Application of blocking diagnosis methods to General Circulation Models. Part I: a novel detection scheme. Climate Dynamics, 35 (7-8), 1373-1391, doi: 10.1007/s00382-010-0767-5.

Barriopedro D., García-Herrera R., González-Rouco JF., Trigo R.M. (2010): Application of blocking diagnosis methods to General Circulation Models. Part II: model simulations. Climate Dynamics, 35 (7-8), 1393-1409, doi: 10.1007/s00382-010-0766-6.

Castanheira J.M., Barriopedro D. (2010): Dynamical connection between tropospheric blockings and stratospheric polar vortex. Geophysical Research Letters, 37, L13809, doi: 10.1029/2010GL043819.

Trigo R.M., Barriopedro D., Gouveia C.C., Obregón A., Bissolli P., Kennedy J.J., Parker D.E. (2010): Iberia, [in State of the Climate in 2009. Peterson C. and Baringer M.O. Eds.]. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 91 (7), S166-S167.

Trigo R.M., Gouveia C.M., Barriopedro D. (2010): The intense 2007–2009 drought in the Fertile Crescent: Impacts and associated atmospheric circulation. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 150 (9), 1245-1257, doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2010.05.006.

Wang L.; Chen W.; Zhou W.; Chan J.C.L.; Barriopedro D.; Huang R. (2010): Effect of the climate shift around mid 1970's on the relationship between wintertime Ural blocking circulation and East Asian climate. International Journal of Climatology, 30 (1), 153-158, doi: 10.1002/joc.1876.

2009

Queralt S., Hernández E., Barriopedro D., Gallego D., Ribera P., Casanova C. (2009): North Atlantic Oscillation influence and weather types associated with winter total and extreme precipitation events in Spain. Atmospheric Research, 94 (4), 675-683, doi: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2009.09.005.

Roig F.A., Barriopedro D., García-Herrera R., Patón Dominguez D., Monge S. (2009): North Atlantic Oscillation signatures in western Iberian tree-rings. Geografiska Annaler, 91 A (2), 141-157, doi: 10.1111/j.1468-0459.2009.00360.x.

Trigo R.M., Barriopedro D., Gouveia C.C., Obregón A., Bissolli P., Kennedy J.J., Parker D.E. (2009): Iberia, [in State of the Climate in 2008. Peterson C. and Baringer M.O. Eds.]. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 90 (8), S149-S150, doi: 10.1175/BAMS-90-8-StateoftheClimate.

2008

Barriopedro D., García-Herrera R., Huth R. (2008): Solar modulation of Northern Hemisphere winter blocking. Journal of Geophysical Research, 113 (D14), D14118, doi:10.1029/2008JD009789.

García-Herrera R., Díaz H.F., García R.R., Prieto M.R., Barriopedro D., Moyano R., Hernández E. (2008): A chronology of El Niño events from primary documentary sources in Northern Peru. Journal of Climate, 21 (9), 1948-1962, doi: 10.1175/2007JCLI1830.1.

2007

Delgado G., Redaño A., Lorente J., Nieto R., Gimeno L., Ribera P., Barriopedro D., García-Herrera R., Serrano A., (2007): Cloud Cover Analysis Associated to Cut-off Low Pressure Systems using Meteosat Imagery. Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, 96 (1-2), 141-157, doi: 10.1007/s00703-006-0225-4.

García-Herrera R., Paredes D., Trigo R.M., Trigo I.F., Hernández E., Barriopedro D., Mendes M.A (2007): The outstanding 2004-2005 drought in the Iberian Peninsula: Associated atmospheric circulation. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 8 (3), 483-498, doi: 10.1175/JHM578.1

Nieto R., Gimeno L., Añel J.A., De la Torre L., Gallego D., Barriopedro D., Gallego M, Gordillo A., Redaño A., Delgado G. (2007): Analysis of the precipitation and cloudiness associated with COLs occurrence in the Iberian Peninsula. Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, 96 (1-2), 103-119, doi: 10.1007/s00703-006-0223-6

Nieto R., Gimeno L., De la Torre L., Ribera P., Barriopedro D., García-Herrera R., Serrano A., Gordillo A., Redaño A., Lorente J. (2007): Interannual variability of cut-off low systems over the European sector: the role of blocking and the northern hemisphere circulation modes. Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, 96 (1-2), 85-101, doi: 10.1007/s00703-006-0222-7.

2006

Barriopedro D., García-Herrera R., Hernández E. (2006): The role of snow cover in the Northern Hemisphere winter to summer transition. Geophysical Research Letters, 33 (14), L14708, doi: 10.1029/2006GL025763.

Barriopedro D., García-Herrera R., Lupo A.R., Hernández E. (2006): A Climatology of Northern Hemisphere Blocking. Journal of Climate, 19 (6), 1042-1063, doi: 10.1175/JCLI3678.1.

Correoso J.F., Hernández E., García-Herrera R., Barriopedro D., Paredes D. (2006): A 3-year study of cloud-to-ground lightning flash characteristics of Mesoscale convective systems over the Western Mediterranean Sea. Atmospheric Research, 79 (2), 89-107, doi: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2005.05.002.

García-Herrera R., Barriopedro D. (2006): Northern Hemisphere snow cover and atmospheric blocking variability. Journal of Geophysical Research, 111 (D21), D21104, doi: 10.1029/2005JD006975.

2005

García-Herrera R., Barriopedro D., Hernández E., Paredes D., Correoso F.J., Prieto L. (2005): The 2001 Mesoscale Convective systems over Iberia and the Balearic Islands. Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, 90 (3-4), 225-243, doi: 10.1007/s00703-005-0114-2

García-Herrera R., Hernández E., Paredes D., Barriopedro D., Correoso F.J., Prieto L. (2005): A MASCOTTE-based characterization of MCSs over Spain, 2000-2002. Atmospheric Research, 73 (3-4), 261-282, doi: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2004.11.003.

Chapter books and other publications

Ramos A.M., Barriopedro D., Dutra E. (2015): Circulation Weather Types as a tool in Atmospheric, Climate, and Environmental Research. Frontiers in Environmental Science, 3 (44), doi: 10.3389/fenvs.2015.0004.

Ulbrich U., Xoplaki E., Dobricic S., García-Herrera R., Lionello P., Adani M., Baldi M., Barriopedro D., Coccimiglio P., Dalu G., Efthymiadis D., Gaetani M., Galati M. B., Gimeno L., Goodess C. M., Jones P. D., Kuglitsch F. G., Leckebusch G. C., Luterbacher J., Marcos-Moreno M., Mariotti A., Nieto R., Nissen K. M., Pettenuzzo D., Pinardi N., Pino C., Shaw A. G. P., Sousa P., Toreti A., Trigo R. M., Tsimplis M. (2013): Past and Current Climate Changes in the Mediterranean Region [in Regional Assessment of Climate Change in the Mediterranean. Navarra A., Tubiana L. Eds.]. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer. ISBN: 978-94-007-5772-1. pp. 9-52. Advances in Global Change Research, 52.

Xoplaki E., Trigo R.M., García-Herrera R., Barriopedro D., D’Andrea F., Fischer E.M., Gimeno L., Gouveia C., Hernández E., Kuglitsch F.G., Mariotti A., Nieto R., Pinto J.G., Pozo-Vázquez D., Saaroni H., Toreti A., Trigo I.F., Vicente-Serrano S.M., Yiou P. (2012): Large-Scale Atmospheric Circulation driving Extreme Climate Events in the Mediterranean and its related impacts [in The Climate of the Mediterranean Region: from the past to the future. Lionello Ed.]. Amsterdam: Elsevier. ISBN: 978-0-12-416042-2. pp. 347-403.

Participation in Funded Research Projects

PALEOSTRAT (PALEOmodelling from a STRATospheric perspective) CGL2015-69699. Funding Agency: MINECO (Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad). Proyectos de I+D+I Retos de la Sociedad 2015. Funding: 115.000 €. P.I.: D. Barriopedro and N. Calvo. 2016-2018.

StratoClim (STRATOspheric and upper tropospheric processes for better CLIMate predictions) Ref. 603557. Funding Agency: European Commission, FP7 Program. Funding: 109.014 €. PI (Spain): N. Calvo. 2013-2018

MATRES (Mecanismos y Variabilidad del acoplamiento Troposfera-Estratosfera) CGL2012-34221. Funding Agency: Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (Spanish Government). Proyectos de Investigación Fundamental No Orientada 2012. Funding: 74.000 €. P.I.: D. Barriopedro. 2013-2016

STORMEx (Mid-Latitude North Atlantic Extreme Storms Variability: Diagnosis, Modelling Dynamical Processes and Related Impacts on Iberia) PTDC/AAC-CLI/121339/2010. Funding Agency: FCT 2010 (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Portuguese Government). Funding: 148.000 €. PI: M. Liberado. 2011-2013.

DINPRE (Modelización de las Fuentes de Humedad en la Región Mediterranea) CGL2008-05968-C02-01. Funding Agency: MCINN (Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación, Spanish Government)  Ayudas a proyectos de investigación 2008. Funding: 157.300 €. PI: Luis Prieto. 2009-2012

AMIC (Assessing the Mid-Century Climate transition: contributing to an ensemble of global and regional decadal simulations) PTDC/AAC-CLI/109030/2008. Funding Agency: FCT 2008 (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Portuguese Government). Funding: 171.000 €. PI: P. Viterbo. 2010-2012

MEDIATIC (Climate change over the Western Mediterranean and Atlantic Islands: a dendroclimatic and genetic survey of the genus) PTDC/AAC-CLI/103361/2008. Funding Agency: FCT 2008 (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Portuguese Government). Funding: 35.000 €. PI: C. Nabais. 2010-2012

ENAC (Evolution of North Atlantic Climate; the role of Blocking and Storm-tracks in the Past, Present and Future climate of Southern Europe) PTDC/AAC-CLI/103567/2008. Funding Agency: FCT 2008 (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Portuguese Government). Funding: 135.000 €. PI: R.M. Trigo. 2010-2012

Diagnosis of the Northern Hemisphere jet stream: a new perspective from tropopause maps. Portuguese-Spanish integrated action 2008 NºE-21/09 and HP2008-0073. Funding Agency: CRUP (Conselho de Reitorias de Universidades Portuguesas) and MCINN (Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación, Spanish Government). Funding: 12.000 €. PI: D. Barriopedro. 2009-2011

Bajas segregadas y anticiclones de bloqueo: una perspectiva climatológica. Complementary Action PCI2006-A7-0544. Funding Agency: MEC 2006 (Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia, Spanish Government). Funding: 15.000 €. PI: L. Gimeno. 2007-2009

TRODIM (DIagnóstico y Modelización de la TRopopausa extratropical). CGL2007-65891-C-05-05. Funding Agency: MEC (Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia, Spanish Government) Ayudas a proyectos de investigación 2007. Funding: 695750 € (subproyect: 125.840 €). PI: J.A. García. 2007-2010

CIRCE (Climate Change and Impact Research: the Mediterranean Environment). Project No. GOCE 036961. Funding Agency: European Union FP6. Funding: 1.622.440 €. (81.000 € Spain). PI: A. Navarra. 2007-2011

VALIMOD (VALIdación climática de MODelos conceptuales a escala sinóptica, compatibilidad con regímenes cuasiestacionarios de circulación y efectos sobre la Península Ibérica). REN2002-04558-C04-02. Funding agency: MEC (Ministerio de Ciencia y Tecnología, Spanish Government) Plan Nacional I+D 2002. Funding: 198.000 € (subproyect: 57.500 €). PI: R. García. 2002-2005.