David Barriopedro Cepero

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

Current position: Scientist at IGEO (CSIC-UCM)

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

UCM e-mail: dbarriop@ucm.es

CSIC e-mail: david.barriopedro@csic.es

ORCID   ResearcherID  SCOPUS

Research Activity

Publications: Papers peer-review (SCI)


Collazo S., García-Herrera R., Barriopedro D. (2024): Summer upper-level jets modulate the response of South American climate to ENSO. Climate Dynamics, 62, 1031-1054. doi: 10.1007/s00382-023-06955-9

Collazo S., Suli S., Zaninelli P., García-Herrera R., Barriopedro D., Garrido-Perez J.M. (2024): Influence of large-scale circulation and local feedbacks on extreme summer heat in Argentina in 2022/23. Communications Earth & Environment, 5, 231. doi: 10.1038/s43247-024-01386-8

Cuevas-Agulló E., Barriopedro D., García R.D., Alonso-Pérez S., González-Alemán J.J., Werner E., Suárez D., Bustos J.J., García-Castrillo G., García O., Barreto A., Basart S. (2024): Sharp increase in Saharan dust intrusions over the western Euro-Mediterranean in February-March 2020-2022 and associated atmospheric circulation. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 24, 4083–4104. doi: 10.5194/acp-24-4083-2024.  

Garrido-Perez J.M., Vicente-Serrano S., Barriopedro D., García-Herrera R., Trigo R., Beguería S. (2024): Examining the outstanding Euro-Mediterranean drought of 2021–2022 and its historical context. Journal of Hydrology, 630, 130653. doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2024.130653

Gimeno-Sotelo L., Bevacqua E., Fernández-Álvarez J.C., Barriopedro D., Zscheischler J., Gimeno L. (2024): Projected changes in extreme daily precipitation linked to changes in precipitable water and vertical velocity in CMIP6 models. Atmospheric Research, 304, 107413. doi: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2024.107413

Hwang J., Son S-W., Martineau P., Sung M-K., Barriopedro D., An S-I., Yeh S-W., Min S-K., Kug J-S., Shin J. (2023): Basin-dependent Northern Hemisphere blocking frequency change to CO2 removal. npj Climate and Atmospheric Science, 7, 111. doi: 10.1038/s41612-024-00660-y

Perkins-Kirkpatrick S., Barriopedro D., Jha R., Wang L., Mondal A., Libonati R., Kornhuber K. (2024): Extreme Terrestrial heat in 2023. Nature Reviews Earth & Environment, 5, 244–246. doi: 10.1038/s43017-024-00536-y

Salcedo-Sanz S., Pérez-Aracil J., Ascenso G., Del Ser J., Casillas-Pérez D., Kadow C., Fister D., Barriopedro D., García-Herrera R., Giuliani M., Castelletti A. (2024): Analysis, characterization, prediction, and attribution of extreme atmospheric events with machine learning and deep learning techniques: a review. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 155, 1-44. doi: 10.1007/s00704-023-04571-5


Barriopedro D., García-Herrera R., Ordóñez C., Miralles D. G., Salcedo-Sanz S. (2023): Heat waves: Physical understanding and scientific challenges. Reviews of Geophysics, 61, e2022RG000780. doi: 10.1029/2022RG000780

Barriopedro D., Ayarzagüena B., Garcia-Burgos M., García-Herrera R. (2023): A multi-parametric perspective of the North Atlantic eddy-driven jet. Climate Dynamics, 61, 375-397. doi: 10.1007/s00382-022-06574-w

Burgdorf AM., Brönnimann S., Adamson G., and 30 co-authors (2023): DOCU-CLIM: A global documentary climate dataset for climate reconstructions. Scientific Data, 10, 402. doi: 10.1038/s41597-023-02303-y

Garrido-Perez J.M., García-Herrera R., Barriopedro D., Ordóñez C. (2023): Shifting summer holidays in Spain as an adaptation measure to climate change. Science of the Total Environment, 904, 166879. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.166879.

Jerez S., Barriopedro D., García-López A., Lorente-Plazas R., Somoza A.M., Turco M., Carrillo J., Trigo R.M. (2023): An action-oriented approach to make the most of the wind and solar power complementarity. Earth's Future, 11, e2022EF003332. doi: 10.1029/2022EF003332

Maddison J.W., Abalos M., Barriopedro D., García-Herrera R., Garrido-Perez J.M., Ordóñez C., Simpson I.R. (2023): Assessing the projected changes in European air stagnation due to climate change. Journal of Climate, 36, 917-930. doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-22-0180.1.

Suli S., Barriopedro D., García-Herrera R., Rusticucci M. (2023): Regionalisation of heat waves in southern South America, Weather and Climate Extremes, 40, 100569. doi: 10.1016/j.wace.2023.100569


Garrido-Perez J.M., Ordóñez C., Barriopedro D., García-Herrera R., Schnell J.L., Horton D.E. (2022): A storyline view of the projected role of remote drivers on summer air stagnation in Europe and the United States. Environmental Research Letters, 17, 1. doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/ac4290.

González-Herrero S., Barriopedro D., Trigo R.M., López-Bunstins J.A., Oliva M. (2022): Climate warming amplified the 2020 record-breaking heatwave in the Antarctic Peninsula. Communications Earth and Environment, 3, 122. doi: 10.1038/s43247-022-00450-5

Hwang J., Son S-W, Martineau P., Barriopedro D. (2022): Impact of winter blocking on surface temperature in East Asia: Ural versus Okhotsk blocking. Climate Dynamics, 59, 2197-2212. doi: 10.1007/s00382-022-06204-5

Jaume-Santero F., Barriopedro D., García-Herrera R., Luterbacher J. (2022): Monthly North Atlantic Sea Level Pressure reconstruction back to 1750 CE using Artificial Intelligence optimization. Journal of Climate, 35(11), 3395-3410. doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-21-0155.1

Lawrence Z. D., Abalos M., Ayarzagüena B., Barriopedro D., Butler A. H., Calvo N., de la Cámara A., Charlton-Perez A., Domeisen D. I. V., Dunn-Sigouin E., Garcia-Serrano J., Garfinkel C. I., Hindley N. P., Jia L., Jucker M., Karpechko A. Y., Kim H., Lee S. H., Lin P., Osman M., Palmeiro F. M., Polichtchouk I., Schwartz C., Son S.-W., Statnaia I., Taguchi M., Tyrrell N., Wright C. J., and Wu R. (2022): Quantifying stratospheric biases and identifying their potential sources in subseasonal prediction systems, Weather and Climate Dynamics, 3, 977-1001, doi:10.5194/wcd-3-977-2022.

Rodríguez Vega, A., Antuña-Marrero, J. C., Barriopedro, D., García-Herrera, R., Revilla, V. E. C., de Frutos Baraja, Á., & Antuña-Sánchez, J. C. (2022): Climatology of aerosols over the Caribbean islands: aerosol types, synoptic patterns and transport. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 61(4), 369-391. doi: 10.1175/JAMC-D-21-0015.1

Varela R., Rodríguez-Díaz L., Barriopedro D., de Castro M.T., Costoya X., García-Herrera R., Gomez-Gesteira M. (2022): Projected changes in the season of hot days in the Middle East and North Africa. International Journal of climatology, 42(4), 2195-2207. doi: 10.1002/joc.7360


Garrido-Perez J.M., Barriopedro D., García-Herrera R., Ordóñez C. (2021): Impact of climate change on Spanish electricity demand. Climatic Change, 165, 50. doi: 10.1007/s10584-021-03086-0.

Lionello P., Barriopedro D., Ferrarin C., Nicholls R.J., Orlic M., Raicich F., Reale M., Umgiesser G., Vousdoukas M., Zanchettin D. (2021): Extreme floods of Venice: characteristics, dynamics, past and future evolution (review article). Natural Hazards and Earth System Science, 21, 2705-2731, doi: https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-2705-2021

Maddison J.W., Abalos M., Barriopedro D., García-Herrera R., Garrido-Perez J.M., Ordóñez C. (2021): Linking air stagnation in Europe with the synoptic- to large-scale atmospheric circulation. Weather and Climate Dynamycs, 2, 675–694, doi: 10.5194/wcd-2-675-2021.

Robinson A., Lehmann J., Barriopedro D., Rahmstorf S., Coumou D. (2021): Increasing heat and rainfall extremes now far outside the historical climate. npj Climate and Atmospheric Science, 4(1), doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41612-021-00202-w

Sousa P.M., Barriopedro D., García-Herrera R., Woollings T., Trigo R.M. (2021): A New Combined Detection Algorithm for Blocking and Subtropical Ridges. Journal of Climate, 34, 7735–7758. doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-20-0658.1


Barriopedro D., Sousa P. M., Trigo R. M., García-Herrera R., Ramos A. M. (2020): The Exceptional Iberian Heatwave of Summer 2018. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 101(1), S29-S34. doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-19-0159.1

Garrido-Perez J.M., Ordóñez C., Barriopedro D., García-Herrera R., Paredes D. (2020): Impact of weather regimes on wind power variability in western Europe. Applied Energy, 264, 114731. doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2020.114731

Mellado‑Cano J., Barriopedro D., García‑Herrera R., Trigo R.M. (2020): New observational insights into the atmospheric circulation over the Euro‑Atlantic sector since 1685. Climate Dynamics, 54, 823-841. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00382-019-05029-z

Jaume-Santero F., Barriopedro D., García-Herrera R., Calvo N., Salcedo-Sanz S. (2020): Selection of optimal proxy locations for temperature field reconstructions using evolutionary algorithms. Scientific Reports, 10, 7900, doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-64459-6

Sánchez-Bénitez, A., Barriopedro D.,García-Herrera R. (2020): Tracking Iberian heatwaves from a new perspective. Weather and climate extremes, 100238, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wace.2019.100238

Schiemann R., Athanasiadis P., Barriopedro D., Doblas-Reyes F., Lohmann K., Roberts M.J., Sein D.V., Roberts C.D., Terray L., Vidale P.L. (2020): Northern Hemisphere blocking simulation in current climate models: evaluating progress from Climate Model Intercomparison Project Phase 5 to 6 and sensitivity to resolution. Weather and Climate Dynamics, 1, 277-292. doi: https://doi.org/10.5194/wcd-1-277-2020

Sousa P.M., Barriopedro D., García-Herrera R., Ordóñez C., Soares P.M.M., Trigo R.M. (2020): Distinct influences of large-scale circulation and regional feedbacks in two exceptional 2019 European heatwaves. Communications Earth & Environment, 1, 48. doi: 10.1038/s43247-020-00048-9


Ayarzagüena B., Palmeiro F.M., Barriopedro D., Calvo N., Langematz U., Shibata K. (2019): On the representation of major stratospheric warmings in reanalyses. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 9469–9484, doi: https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-9469-2019

Ballesteros-Cánovas J.A., Stoffel M., Benito G., Rohrer M., Barriopedro D., García-Herrera R., Beniston M., Brönnimann S. (2019): On the extraordinary winter flood episode over the North Atlantic Basin in 1936. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1-11, doi: 10.1111/nyas.13911

García-Herrera R., Garrido-Perez J.M., Barriopedro D., Ordóñez C., Vicente-Serrano S.M., Nieto R., Gimeno L., Sori R., Yiou P. (2019): The European 2016/2017 drought. Journal of Climate. https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-18-0331.1

Jury M. W., Herrera-García S., Gutiérrez J. M., Barriopedro D. (2019): Blocking representation in the ERA-Interim driven EURO-CORDEX RCMs. Climate Dynamics, doi: 10.1007/s00382-018-4335-8

Mellado-Cano J., Barriopedro D., García-Herrera R., Trigo R., Hernández A. (2019): Examining the North Atlantic Oscillation, East Atlantic Pattern, and Jet Variability since 1685. Journal of Climate, 32, 6285–6298, doi: https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-19-0135.1

Ordóñez C., Barriopedro D., García-Herrera R. (2019): Role of the position of the North Atlantic jet in the variability and odds of extreme PM10 in Europe. Atmospheric Environment, 210, 35-46. doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2019.04.045

Sousa P.M., Barriopedro D., Ramos A.M., García-Herrera R., Espírito-Santo F., Trigo R.M. (2019): Saharan air intrusions as a relevant mechanism for Iberian heatwaves: the record breaking events of August 2018 and June 2019. Weather and Climate Extremes, 26. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wace.2019.100224


Ayarzagüena B., Barriopedro D., Garrido-Perez J.M., Abalos M., de la Cámara A., García-Herrera R., Calvo N., Ordóñez C. (2018): Stratospheric Connection to the Abrupt End of the 2016/2017 Iberian Drought. Geophysical Research Letters, 45(22), 12,639-12,646

Darand M., García-Herrera R., Asakereh H., Amiria R., Barriopedro D. (2018): Synoptic condictions leading to extremely warm periods in Western Iran. International Journal of Climatology, doi:10.1002/joc.5177

García-Herrera R., Barriopedro D. (2018): Climate of the Mediterranean Region. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Climate Science. doi: 10.1093/acrefore/9780190228620.013.509. e-ISBN: 9780190228620. Oxford University Press USA, 2018, doi: 10.1093/acrefore/9780190228620.013.509

García-Herrera R., Barriopedro D., Gallego D., Mellado-Cano J., Wheeler D., Wilkinson C. (2018): Understanding weather and climate of the last 300 years from ships' logbooks. Wiley, doi:https://doi.org/10.1002/wcc.544

Garrido-Perez J.M., Ordóñez C., García-Herrera R., Barriopedro D. (2018): Air stagnation in Europe: spatiotemporal variability and impact on air quality. Science of the Total Environment, 645, 1238-1252

Mellado-Cano, J., Barriopedro D.,García-Herrera R., Trigo R.M., Alvarez-Castro M.C. (2018): Euro-Atlantic Atmospheric Circulation during the Late Maunder Minimum. J. Climate, 31, 3849–3863, doi:https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0261.1

Sánchez-Bénitez, A., García-Herrera R., Barriopedro D., Sousa P.M., Trigo R.M. (2018): June 2017: The Earliest European Summer Mega-heatwave of Reanalysis Period. Geophys. Res. Lett., 1-8, doi:10.1002/2018GL077253

Sousa P.M., Trigo R. M., Barriopedro D., Soares P. M. M., Santos J. A. (2018): European temperature responses to blocking and ridge regional patterns. Climate Dynamics, 50, 1-2, 457-477, doi: 10.1007/s00382-017-3620-2

Woollings T., Barriopedro D., Methven J., Son S-W, Martius O., Harvey B., Sillmann J., Lupo A.R., Seneviratne S. (2018): Blocking and its response to climate change. Current Climate Change Reports, doi: 10.1007/s40641-018-0108-z


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


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


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


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


Contributing author to Christensen J.H. et al. (2013): Climate Phenomena and their Relevance for Future Regional Climate Change. In: Climate Change 2013: The Physical Sci-ence Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Stocker, T.F., D. Qin, G.-K. Plattner, M. Tignor, S.K. Allen, J. Boschung, A. Nauels, Y. Xia, V. Bex and P.M. Midgley (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, US

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)


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)


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

Participation in Funded Research Projects

Desarrollo de Servicios Climáticos operativos CSC2300000. Funding Agency: Mecanismos de Recuperación y Resiliencia (MRR), NextGeneration, UE. PIs: J.M. Gutiérrez, S. M. Vicente, D. Barriopedro, S. Beguería and C. Azorín. 2023-2026.

MALONE (MeteorologicAL drivers and uncertainties in climate projections of ground-level OzoNE episodes) PID2021-122252OB-I00. Funding Agency: MCINN (Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación), Proyectos de Generación de Conocimiento 2021 (Modalidad Investigación Orientada Tipo B). PI: C. Ordóñez and R. García. 2022-2024

ISSUL: Improving Subseasonal and Seasonal sUmmer forecast over southern Europe through machine Learning. No. 101024255. Funding Agency: European Commission, H2020-MSCA-IF-2020. PI: Marie Drouard. 2022-2024

CLINT: CLimate INTelligence: Extreme events detection, attribution and adaptation design using machine learning. No. 101003876. Funding Agency: European Commission, H2020-LC-CLA-2020-2. PI: Andrea Castalletti (POLIMI). 2021-2025

JeDiS (Jet Dynamics and extremeS) RTI2018-096402-B-I00. Funding Agency: MICINN (Ministerio de Ciencia, Innovación y Universidades), Proyectos de I+D+I Retos de la Sociedad 2018. PI: B. Ayarzagüena and R. García. 2019-2021

Monitorización de Tipos de Tiempo Ref. 20196033. Contrato de Apoyo Tecnológico CSIC. Funding Agency: Iberdrola Renovables Energía S.A.U. PI: D. Barriopedro. 2019-2020

Patrones espacio temporales de los aerosoles en el Gran Caribe y sus correlaciones con los patrones de circulación general COOPA20207. Funding Agency: CSIC (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas), National Research Council Mobility Projects I-COOP+ 2017. PI: David Barriopedro. 2018-2019

Perfiles de viento asociados a la tormenta Xynthia. Fase II. Ref. 20183424. Contrato de Apoyo Tecnológico CSIC. Funding agency: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy Eólica, S.L.U. PI: David Barriopedro. 2018

Estancamiento atmosférico y situaciones meteorológicas asociadas con baja productividad eólica Ref. 4504119477. Entidad Financiadora: Iberdrola Renovable Energía S.A.U. PI: Carlos Ordóñez. 2017-2018

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. P.I.: D. Barriopedro and N. Calvo. 2016-2018

Supercomputación y E-Ciencia TIN2014-52608-REDC. Funding agency: Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (Spanish Government). Acciones de Dinamización “Redes de Excelencia” 2014. PI: Mateo Valero Cortés. 2014-2016

Red de Variabilidad y Cambio Climático CGL2014-51721-REDT. Funding agency: Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (Spanish Government). Acciones de Dinamización “Redes de Excelencia” 2014. PI: Sergio Vicente Serrano. 2014-2016

Perfiles de viento asociados a la tormenta Xynthia Artículo 83. Funding agency: Gamesa Eólica, S.L.U. PI: David Barriopedro. 2014

Estudio de teleconexiones climáticas en campos eólicos Ref 4159141. Funding agency: Iberdrola Renovables Energía, S.A. PI: Natalia Calvo. 2013-2014

StratoClim (STRATOspheric and upper tropospheric processes for better CLIMate predictions) Ref. 603557. Funding Agency: European Commission, FP7 Program. 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. PI.: 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). 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. 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). 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). 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). 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). 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). 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. PI: J.A. García. 2007-2010

CIRCE (Climate Change and Impact Research: the Mediterranean Environment). Project No. GOCE 036961. Funding Agency: European Union FP6. 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. PI: R. García. 2002-2005

Supervision of PhD. Theses

Past climate studies with optimized networks using artificial intelligence. Universidad Complutense de Madrid. 12/07/2021. Fernando Jaume Santero

Heat wave analysis from a lagrangian perspective. Universidad Complutense de Madrid. 28/02/2020. Antonio Sánchez-Benítez

Atmospheric circulation and climate of the Euro-Atlantic sector since 1685 based on new directional flow indices. Universidade de Lisboa. 12/07/2019. Javier Mellado Cano

Sudden Stratospheric Warmings and the Brewer-Dobson Circulation: diagnostics and interactions. Universidad Complutense de Madrid. 15/01/2018. Froila María Palmeiro Nuñez

Northern Hemisphere blockings and their impacts over the European continent – historical overview and associated mechanisms. Universidade de Lisboa. 07/07/2017. Pedro Miguel Ribeiro de Sousa

Study and characterization of the thermal, dynamical and chemical tropopause. Universidad de Extremadura. 15/01/2016. Guadalupe Saénz García

Dynamics and Variability of the Sudden Stratospheric Warmings. Universidad Complutense de Madrid. 19/11/2013. Miguel Gómez-Escolar Viejo