Ricardo García

Ricardo García Herrera

Current position: Professor, Dpto. Fisica de la Tierra y Astrofísica, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain.

Scientific Interest: Climatology, Paleoclimatology, Meteorology, Climate variability, middle atmosphere dynamics.


e-mail: rgarciah@ucm.es     ORCID     Scopus     Google Scholar


Education: Ph.D. in Physical Science, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, 1982.

Work Experience

  1. President of the Spanish Agency of Meteorology (AEMET). February 2010-February 2012

  2. Professor, Universidad Complutense, 1995—present. Teaching Statistics and Dynamic meteorology at the undergraduate level; Global Change and paleoclimatic techniques at the graduate level

  3. Public Health Director, Regional Ministry of Health of the Basque Country, 1987-1991. Main duties: Strategic planning, evaluation and follow-up of programs and budgets. Relationships with the public, the media and other administrative branches.

  4. Environmental Health Officer, Public Health Institute of Navarra, 1986-1987. Head of the Radioprotection Unit. Main duty: inspection of radiactive sites.

  5. Environmental Health Officer, Regional Ministry of Health of Castilla y León, 1985-1986. Head of the Health Protection Service (Environmental Health and Food Hygiene): Main duty: planning and evaluating.

  6. Assistant professor, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 1980-1985. Taught Dynamic  Meteorology at the undergraduate level.


Publications: Papers peer-review (SCI)


Collazo S., García-Herrera R. & Barriopedro D. (2023): Summer upper-level jets modulate the response of South American climate to ENSO. Climate Dynamics. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00382-023-06955-9

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

Burgdorf, AM., Brönnimann, S., Adamson, G. et al. (2023):DOCU-CLIM: A global documentary climate dataset for climate reconstructions. Scientific Data, 10, 402 . https://doi.org/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.

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.

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. (2023): Analysis, characterization, prediction, and attribution of extreme atmospheric events with machine learning and deep learning techniques: a review. Theoretical and Applied Climatology. doi: 10.1007/s00704-023-04571-5

Salvador, C., Nieto, R., Vicente-Serrano, S. M., García-Herrera, R., Gimeno, L., & Vicedo-Cabrera, A. M. (2023). Public Health Implications of Drought in a Climate Change Context: A Critical Review. Annual Review of Public Health, 44. doi: 10.1146/annurev-publhealth-071421-051636

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


Barriopedro, D., Ayarzagüena, B., Garcia-Burgos, M. and Garcia-Herrera, R. (2022): A multi-parametric perspective of the North Atlantic eddy-driven jet , Climate Dynamics, doi: 10.1007/s00382-022-06574-w

Gallego, D., García‐Herrera, R., Mohino, E., Losada, T., & Rodríguez‐Fonseca, B. Secular Variability of the Upwelling at the Canaries Latitude: An Instrumental Approach. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 127 (3), e2021JC018039.

García-Herrera R., Garrido-Perez J.M., Ordóñez C.(2022): Modulation of European air quality by Euro-Atlantic weather regimes. Atmospheric Research. doi: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2022.106292

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.

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. doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-21-0155.1

Obregón, M. A., Rodas, M.T., Farrona, A.M.M., Domínguez-Castro, F., Gallego, M.C., García-Herrera, R., & Vaquero, J.M. (2022). On the value of early marine weather observations: the Malaspina expedition (1789-1794). Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-21-0051.1

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, vol. 61(4), 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


Barriopedro D., García-Herrera R., Ordóñez C. (2021): Heat waves: current state and prospects. In "Earth's Climate and Weather: Dominant Variability and Disastrous Extremes". AGU Geophysical Monograph Series, in press.

Domínguez-Castro F., Alcoforado M.J., Bravo-Paredes N., Fernández-Fernández M.I., Fragoso M., Cruz Gallego M., García-Herrera R., Garnier E., Garza-Merodio G., El Kenawy A.M., Latorre B., Noguera I., Peña-Angulo D., Reig-Gracia F., Pedro Silva L., Vaquero J.M., Vicente-Serrano S.M. (2021): Dating historical droughts from religious ceremonies, the international pro pluvia rogation database. Scientific Data, 8, 165. doi: 10.6084/m9.figshare.14372093.

Gallego D., García-Herrera R., Losada T., Mohino E., Rodríguez de Fonseca B. (2021): A Shift in the Wind Regime of the Southern End of the Canary Upwelling System at the Turn of the 20th Century. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 126, 5, e2020JC017093. doi: 10.1029/2020JC017093.

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.

Garrido-Perez J.M., García-Herrera R., Ordóñez C. (2021): Assessing the value of air stagnation indices to reproduce PM10 variability in Europe. Atmospheric Research, 248, 105258. doi: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2020.105258.

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.

Meklach Y., Camenisch C., Merzouki A., García-Herrera R. (2021): Potential of Arabic documentary sources for reconstructing past climate in the western Mediterranean region from AD 680 to 1815. The Holocene. doi: 10.1177/09596836211033202

Melgarejo A.E., Ordoñez P., Nieto R., Peña-Ortiz C., García-Herrera R., Gimeno L. (2021): Mechanisms for Severe Drought Occurrence in the Balsas River Basin (Mexico). Atmosphere, 12, 368. doi: 10.3390/atmos12030368

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

Vicente-Serrano, S.M., García-Herrera, R., Peña-Angulo, D., Tomas-Burguera, M., Domínguez-Castro, F., Noguera, I., Calvo, N., Murphy, C., Nieto, R., Gimeno, L., Gutierrez, J.M., Azorin-Molina, C., El Kenawy, A. (2021): Do CMIP models capture long-term observed annual precipitation trends?. Climate Dynamics, 1-18. doi: 10.1007%2Fs00382-021-06034-x


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

Carro-Calvo, L., Jaume-Santero, F., García-Herrera, R., & Salcedo-Sanz, S. (2020): k-Gaps: a novel technique for clustering incomplete climatological time series, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 1–13, doi:10.1007/s00704-020-03396-w.

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.

Huber, V., Krummenauer, L., Peña-Ortiz, C., Lange, S., Gasparrini, A., Vicedo-Cabrera, A. M., García-Herrera R., Frieler, K. (2020). Temperature-related excess mortality in German cities at 2° C and higher degrees of global warming. Environmental Research, 109447. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2020.109447

Jaume-Santero, F., Barriopedro, D., García-Herrera, R., Calvo, N., and Salcedo-Sanz, S. (2020): Selection of optimal proxy locations for temperature field reconstructions using evolutionary algorithms. Scientific Reports, 10, 1-12, doi:10.1038/s41598-020-64459-6.

Ordóñez C., Garrido-Perez J.M., García-Herrera R. (2020): Early spring near-surface ozone in Europe during the COVID-19 shutdown: Meteorological effects outweigh emission changes. Science of The Total Environment, 747, 141322. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.141322.

Peña-Angulo, D., Vicente-Serrano, S. M., Domínguez-Castro, F., Murphy, C., Reig, F., Tramblay, Y., Trigo, R.M., Luna, M.Y., Turco, M., Noguera, I., Aznárez-Balta, M., García-Herrera, R., Tomas-Burguera, M., El Kenawy, A. (2020). Long-term precipitation in Southwestern Europe reveals no clear trend attributable to anthropogenic forcing. Environmental Research Letters. 15, 094070. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/ab9c4f/meta

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

Vicente‐Serrano, S. M., Domínguez‐Castro, F., Murphy, C., Hannaford, J., Reig, F., Peña‐Angulo, D., Tramblay, Y., Trigo, R.M., Mac Donald, N., Yolanda Luna, M., Mc Carthy, M., Van der Schrier, G., Turco, M., Camuffo, D., Noguera, I., Garcína-Herrera, R., Becherini, F., Della Valle, A., tomas-Burguera, T., El Kenawy, A. (2020). Long‐term variability and trends in meteorological droughts in Western Europe (1851‐2018). International Journal of Climatology. doi: 10.1002/joc.6719


Brönnimann, S., Allan R., Ashcroft L., Baer S., Barriendos M., Brázdil R., Brugnara Y., Brunet M., Brunetti M., Chimani B., Cornes R., Domínguez-CastroF. , Filipiak J., Founda D., García-Herrera R., Gergis J., Grab S., Hannak L., Huhtamaa H., Jacobsen K.S., Jones P., Jourdain S., Kiss A., Lin K.E., Lorrey A., Lundstad E., Luterbacher J., Mauelshagen F., Maugeri M., Maughan N., Moberg A., Neukom R., Nicholson S., Noone S., Nordli Ø., Ólafsdóttir K.B., Pearce P.R., Pfister L., Pribyl K., Przybylak R., Pudmenzky C., Rasol D., Reichenbach D., Řezníčková L., Rodrigo F.S., Rohr C., Skrynyk O., Slonosky V., Thorne P., Valente M.A., Vaquero J.M., Westcottt N.E., Williamson F., and Wyszyński P.(2019). Unlocking pre-1850 instrumental meteorological records: A global inventory. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-19-0040.1.

Domínguez-Castro, F., Gallego, M. C., Vaquero, J. M., García-Herrera, R., Peña-Gallardo, M., El Kenawy, A., & Vicente-Serrano, S. M. (2019). Twelve years of daily weather descriptions in North-America in the 18th century (Mexico City, 1775-1786). Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, (2019). https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-18-0236.1

Gallego, D., García-Herrera, R., Gómez-Delgado, F. D. P., Ordoñez-Perez, P., and Ribera, P.: Tracking the moisture transport from the Pacific towards Central and northern South America since the late 19th century, Earth Syst. Dynam., 10, 319-331, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-10-319-2019, 2019.

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. doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-18-0331.1.

Garrido-Perez J.M., Ordóñez C., García-Herrera R., Schnell, J.L. (2019): The differing impact of air stagnation on summer ozone across Europe. Atmospheric Environment. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2019.117062.

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

Mellado-Cano J., Barriopedro D., García-Herrera R., Trigo R., (2019): New observational insights into the atmospheric circulation over the Euro-Atlantic sector since 1685, Climate Dynamics, doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00382-019-05029-z

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.2019.04.04.

Salcedo-Sanz, S., García-Herrera, R., Camacho-Gómez, C., Alexandre, E., Carro-Calvo, L. and Jaume-Santero, F. (2019): Near-optimal selection of representative measuring points for robust temperature field reconstruction with the CRO-SL and analogue methods. Global and Planetary Change, 178, 15-34, doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2019.04.013.

Sánchez-Bénitez, A., Barriopedro D.,García-Herrera R. (2018): Tracking Iberian heatwaves from a new perspective. Weather and climate extremes, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wace.2019.100238.

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.

Salcedo-Sanz, S., Cornejo-Bueno, L., Prieto, L., Paredes, D., García-Herrera, R. (2018): Feature selection in machine learning prediction systems for renewable energy applications. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 90, 728–741, doi:10.1016/j.rser.2018.04.008.

Ballesteros-Cánovas, J.A., Stoffel, M., Benito, G., Rohrer, M., Barriopedro, D., García-Herrera, R., Beniston, M., Bronnimann, S., (2018): On the extraordinary winter flood episode over the North Atlantic Basin in 1936. Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci., 1-11, doi:https://doi.org/10.1111/nyas.13911

Domínguez-Castro, F., González, A., García-Herrera, R., Vaquero, J.M., El Kenawy, A., Peña-Gallardo, M., Vicente-Serrano, S.M., (2018): New documentary evidence of the Tungurahua eruptionon April 23, 1773, Ecuador. Natural Hazards, doi:https://doi.org/10.1007/s11069-018-3474-x

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

de Paula Gómez-Delgado, F., Gallego, D., Peña-Ortiz, C., Vega, I., Ribera, P., & García-Herrera, R. (2018): Long term variability of the northerly winds over the Eastern Mediterranean as seen from historical wind observations. Global and Planetary Change. In Press, doi: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2018.10.008

Salcedo-Sanz, S., García-Herrera, R., Camacho-Gómez, C., Aybar-Ruíz, A., Alexandre, E. (2018): Wind power field reconstruction from a reduced set of representative measuring points. Applied Energy, 228, 1111-1121, doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.07.003.

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. (in press), 1-8, doi:10.1002/2018GL077253.

Vega, I., D. Gallego, P. Ribera, F. de Paula Gómez-Delgado, R. García-Herrera, C. Peña-Ortiz (2018): Reconstructing the Western North Pacific Summer Monsoon since the Late Nineteenth Century. J. Climate, 31, 355–368, https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0336.1


Gallego D., García-Herrera R., Peña-Ortiz C., Ribera P. (2017): The steady enhancement of the Australian Summer Monsoon in the last 200 years. Scientific Reports 7:16166. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-16414-1.

Domínguez-Castro, F. et al. (2017): Early meteorological records from Latin-America and the Caribbean during the 18th and 19th centuries. Scientific Data 4:170169. doi: 10.1038/sdata.2017.169.

Carro-Calvo L., Ordóñez C., García-Herrera R., Schnell J.L. (2017): Spatial clustering and meteorological drivers of summer ozone in Europe. Atmospheric Environment, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2017.08.050.

Garrido-Perez J.M., Ordóñez C., García-Herrera R. (2017): Strong signatures of high-latitude blocks and subtropical ridges in winter PM10 over Europe. Atmospheric Environment, 167, 49-60. doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2017.08.004.

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

Domínguez-Castro, F., García-Herrera R., Vicente-Serrano S. (2017): Wet and dry extremes in Quito (Ecuador) since the 17th century. International Journal of Climatology, doi:10.1002/joc.5312

Salcedo-Sanz, S., Jiménez-Ferníndez S., Aybar-Ruiz A., Casanova-Mateo, C., Sanz-Justo, J., García-Herrera R. (2017): A CRO-species optimization scheme for robust global solar radiation statistical downscaling. Renewable Energy 111, 63-76, doi:10.1016/jrenene.2017.03.079

Palmeiro F.M., M. Iza, D. Barriopedro, N. Calvo and R. García-Herrera (2017): The complex behavior of El Niño winter 2015-2016. Geophys. Res. Lett., doi:10.1002/2017GL072920

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. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 17, 3111-3131, doi:10.5194/acp-17-3111-2017.


Sánchez-Bénitez, A., García-Herrera R., Vicente-Serrano, S.M. (2016): Revisiting precipitation variability, trends and drivers in the Canary Islands. Int. J. Climatol., doi:10.1002/joc.4937.

Ordóñez, P., Gallego, D., Ribera, P., Peña-Ortiz, C., and Garcia-Herrera, R. (2016): Tracking the Indian Summer Monsoon onset back to the pre-instrumental period, J. Clim., accepted.

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


Vicente-Serrano, S.M.; García-Herrera, R.; Barriopedro, D.; Azorín-Molina, C.; López-Moreno, J.I.; Gimeno, L.; Nieto, R. (2015): The Westerly Index as complementary indicator of the North Atlantic Oscillation in explaining drought variability across Europe. Climate Dynamics. (accepted)

Peña-Ortiz, C., D. Barriopedro, and R.Garcia-Herrera (2015): Multidecadal variability of the summer length in Europe. Journal of Climate, (in press) doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00429.1

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

Gallego, D. , P. Ordoñez, P. Ribera, C. Peña‐Ortiz, and R. Garcia‐Herrera (2015): An instrumental index of the West African Monsoon back to the 19th century. Quarter Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, (in press).

Domínguez-Castro F., García-Herrera R. and Vaquero J.M. (2015): An early weather diary from Iberia (Lisbon, 1631-1632). Weather, 70(1), 20-24, doi:10.1002/wea.2319


Kirchner-Bossi, N., García-Herrera, R., Prieto, L. and Trigo, R. M. (2014): A long-term perspective of wind power output variability. Int. J. Climatol.. doi: 10.1002/joc.4161

Salcedo-Sanz S., Pastor-Sanchez A., Prieto L., Blanco-Aguilera A., Garcia-Herrera R. (2014): Feature selection in wind speed prediction systems based on a hybrid coral reefs optimization - Extreme learning machine approach. Energy Conversion and Management , 87, 10-18, doi: 10.1016/j.enconman.2014.06.041

Barriopedro D., Gallego D., Alvarez-Castro M.C., Garcia-Herrera R., Wheeler D., Peña-Ortiz C. and Barbosa S.M. (2013): Witnessing North Atlantic westerlies variability from ship’s logbooks (1685-2008). Climate Dynamics doi: 10.1007/s00382-013-1957-8

Domínguez-Castro F., Ramos A.M., García-Herrera R. and Trigo R.M. (2014): Iberian extreme precipitation 1855/56: an analysis from early instrumental observations and documentary sources. International Journal of Climatology doi:10.1002/joc.3973

Chiodo G., Marsh D., García-Herrera R., Calvo N., and García J.A. (2014): On the detection of the solar signal in the tropical stratosphere. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. DOI:10.5194/acpd-13-30097-2013


Domínguez-Castro F., de Miguel J.C., Vaquero J., Gallego M.C. and García-Herrera R. (2013): Climatic potential of Islamic Chronicles in Iberia: Extreme droughts (AD 711-1010). The Holocene 24(3),368-372 doi: 10.1177/0959683613518591

Kirchner-Bossi N., Prieto L., García-Herrera R., Carro-Calvo L., Salcedo-Sanz S. (2013): Multi-decadal variability in a centennial reconstruction of daily wind. Applied Energy DOI:10.1016/j.apenergy.2012.11.072.


Chiodo G., Calvo N., Marsh D.R., García-Herrera R. (2012): The 11-year solar cycle signal in transient WACCM3.5 simulations. Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, D06109, doi:10.1029/2011JD016393.

Domínguez-Castro F., Ribera P., García-Herrera R., Vaquero J.M., Barriendos M., Cuadrat J.M., Moreno J.M. (2012): Assessing extreme droughts in the Iberian Peninsula during 1750-1850 from rogation ceremonies. Climate of the Past, 8, 705-722.

Domínguez-Castro F., Vaquero J.M., Marín M., Gallego M.C., García-Herrera R. (2012): How useful could be the Arabic documentary sources to reconstruct past climate?. Weather, 67, 76-82.


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

Carro-Calvo L., Salcedo-Sanz S., Kirchner-Bossi N., Portilla-Figueras A., Prieto L., García-Herrera R., Hernández E. (2011): Extraction of synoptic pressure patterns for long-term wind speed estimation in wind farms using evolutionary computing. Energy, 36, 1571-1581.

Gallego M.C., Domínguez-Castro F., Vaquero J.M., García-Herrera R. (2011): The hidden role of women in monitoring nineteenth-century African weather: Instrumental observations in Equatorial Guinea. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 92, 315-324.

Sousa P.M., Trigo R.M., Aizpurua P., Nieto R., Gimeno L., Garcia-Herrera R. (2011). Trends and extremes of drought indices throughout the 20th century in the Mediterranean. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 11, 33-51.


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.

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. J. Geophys. Res., 115, D13101, doi:10.1029/2009JD013114.

Domínguez-Castro F., García-Herrera R., Ribera P., Barriendos, M. (2010): A shift in the spatial pattern of Iberian droughts during the 17th century. Climate of the Past 6, 1111-1137.

García-Herrera R., Díaz J., Trigo R.M., Luterbacher J., Fischer E.M. (2010):A review of the European summer heat wave of 2003. Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, 40 (4), 267-306, doi: 10.1080/10643380802238137.

Mock C.J., Chenoweth M., Altamirano I., Rodgers M.D., García-Herrera R. (2010): The great Louisiana Hurricane of August 1812. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 91, 1653–1663.

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.

Wheeler D., García-Herrera R., Wilkinson C.W., Ward C. (2010): Atmospheric circulation and storminess derived from Royal Navy logbooks: 1685 to 1750. Climatic Change, 101, 257-280.


Calvo N., Giorgetta M.A., García-Herrera R., Manzini E. (2009): Correction on Non-linearity of the combined effect of El Nino and QBO effects on the Northern Hemisphere polar vortex in MAECHAM5 simulations. Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, D20117.

Calvo N., Giorgetta M.A., Garcia-Herrera R., Manzini E. (2009): Non-linearity of the combined warm ENSO and QBO effects on the Northern Hemisphere Polar Vortex in MAECHM5 simulations. Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, D13109. doi:10.1029/2008JD011445.

Küttel M., Xoplaki E., Gallego D., Luterbacher J., García-Herrera R., Allan R., Barriendos M., Jones P.D., Wheeler D., Wanner H. (2009): The importance of ship log data: reconstructing North Atlantic, European and Mediterranean sea level pressure fields back to 1750. Climate Dynamics, 34, 1115-1128.

Patón D., García-Herrera R., Cuenca J., Galavis M., Roig F.A. (2009): Influence of climate on radial growth of Holm Oaks (Quercus ilex subsp. ballota Desf) from SW Spain. Geochronometria, 281, 49-56.

Prieto M.R., García-Herrera R. (2009): Documentary sources from South America: potential for climate reconstruction. Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology, 281, 196-209.

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  

Salcedo-Sanz S., Portilla-Figueras J.A., Ortiz-Garcia E.G., Perez-Bellido A.M., García-Herrera R., Elorrieta J.I. (2009). Spatial regression analysis of NOx and O3 concentrations in Madrid urban area using Radial Basis Function networks. Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems 99, 79-90.

Trigo R.M., Ramos A.M., Nogueira P.J., Santos F.D., García-Herrera R., Gouveia C., Santo F. (2009): Evaluating the impact of extreme temperature based indices in the 2003 heatwave excessive mortality in Portugal. Environmental Science and Policy, 12(7), 844-854.

Trigo R.M., Vaquero J.M., Alcoforado M.J., Barriendos M., Taborda J., García-Herrera R., Luterbacher J. (2009): Iberia in 1816, the year without a summer. International Journal of Climatology, 29 ,99-115.

Wheeler D., García-Herrera R., Vaquero J.M., Chenoweth M., Mock C. (2009): Reconstructing the trajectory of the August 1680 Hurricane from contemporary records. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 90 (7), 971-978.

Wheeler D., García-Herrera R., Wilkinson C., Ward C. (2009): Atmospheric circulation and storminess derived from Royal Navy logbooks: 1685 to 1750. Climatic Change, 101/1, 257 - 280.


Calvo N., García-Herrera R., García R. (2008): The ENSO signal in the Stratosphere. Annals of the New York Academy of Science, 1146, 16-31

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

Bojariu R., García-Herrera R., Gimeno L., Zhang, Oliver W. (2008): Cryosphere-Atmosphere interaction related to variability and change of the Northern Annual mode. Annals of the New York Academy of Science 1146, 50-59.

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.

Peña-Ortiz C., García-Herrera R., Ribera P., Calvo N. (2008): Asymmetries on the QBO Signature on the Mid to High latitudes Circulation of the Stratosphere. Annals of the New York Academy of Science, 1146, 32-49.

Peña-Ortiz C., Ribera P., García-Herrera R., Giorgetta M.A., García R. (2008): Forcing mechanism for the seasonal asymmetries of the secondary circulation of the QBO in ERA-40 and MAECHAM5. Journal of Geophysical Research- Atmospheres, 113, D16103, doi:10.1029/2007JD009288

Ribera P., García-Herrera R., Gimeno L. (2008): Historical deadly typhoons in the Philippines. Weather, 63(7), 194-199.

Trigo R.M., Valente M.A., Trigo I.F., Miranda P., Ramos A.M., Paredes D., Garcia-Herrera R. (2008): North Atlantic wind and cyclone trends and their impact in the European precipitation and Atlantic significant wave height. Annals of the New York Academy of Science 1146, 212-234.

Vaquero J.M, García-Herrera R., Wheeler D., Chenoweth M., Mock C. (2008) : A historical analogue of  2005 hurricane Vince. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 89, 191-201, doi:10.1175/BAMS-89-2-191

Wheeler D., García-Herrera R. (2008): Ship´s logbooks in climatological research: reflections and prospects. Annals of the New York Academy of Science 1146, 1-15.


Chenoweth M., Vaquero J.M., García-Herrera R., Wheeler D. (2007): A Pioneer in Tropical Meteorology: William Sharpe's Barbados Weather Journal, Apr-Aug. 1680. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 88, 1957-1964. doi: 10.1175/BAMS-88-12-1957

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.

Gallego D., García-Herrera R., Calvo N., Ribera P. (2007): A new meteorological record for Cadiz (Spain) 1806-1854. Journal of Geophysical Research, 112, D12108, doi: 10.1029/2007JD008517

Gallego D., García-Herrera R., Prieto M.R., Peña-Ortíz C. (2007): On the quality of climate proxies derived from newspaper reports – a case study. Climate of the Past, 4, 11-18.

García-Herrera R., Gimeno L., Ribera P., Hernández E., González E., Fernández G. (2007): Identification of Caribbean basin hurricanes from Spanish documentary sources. Climatic Change, 88, 55-85, doi: 10.1007/s10584-006-9124-4.

García-Herrera R., Luterbacher J., Lionello P., González-Rouco F., Ribera P., Rodó X., Kull C., Zerefos C. (2007): Reconstruction of past Mediterranean climate. EOS, 88-9, 111.

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: Impacts and atmospheric circulation associated. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 8, 3, 483-498, doi: 10.1175/JHM578.1

García-Herrera R., Ribera P., Gimeno L., Hernández E. (2007): Northwest Pacific Typhoons Documented by the Philippine Jesuits, 1566-1900. Journal Geophysical Research Atmospheres, 112, D06108 1-12. doi:10.1029/2006JD007370

Gimeno L., de la Torre L., Nieto R., Gallego D., Ribera P., García-Herrera R. (2007): A new diagnostic of stratospheric polar vortices. Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 69, 1797-1812.

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. (2006): Unexplored documentary sources to assess climate variability in the Mediterranean sea. Nuovo Cimento della Societa Italiana di Fisica C, 29/1, 41 - 44.

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., Calvo N., García R.R., Giorgetta M.A. (2006): Propagation of ENSO temperature signals into the middle atmosphere: a comparison of two general circulation models and ERA-40 reanalysis data. Journal of Geophysical Research, 111, D06101, doi: 10.1029/2005JD006061.

Paredes D., Trigo R.M., García-Herrera R., Trigo I., Valente M.A. (2006): Understanding precipitation changes in Iberia in early spring: weather typing and storm-tracking approaches. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 7/1 ,101 - 113.

Trigo R., García-Herrera R., Paredes D. (2006): The Extreme Iberian Drought of 2005/05. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 87, 84 - 84.


Díaz J., García-Herrera R., Trigo R., Linares C., Valente M.A., Hernández E. (2005): The impact of summer 2003 heat wave in Iberia: How should we measure it?. International Journal of Biometeorology, 49, 179 - 183.

Díaz J., Linares C., García-Herrera, R., López C., Tobias A. (2005): Mortality impact of extreme winter temperatures.International Journal of Biometeorology, 49, 179 - 183.

Gallego D., García-Herrera R., Ribera P., Jones P.D. (2005): Seasonal mean pressure reconstruction for the North Atlantic (1750-1850) based on early marine data. Climate of the Past, 1, 19 - 33.

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., Díaz J., Trigo R.M., Hernández E. (2005): Extreme summer temperatures in Iberia: health impacts and associated synoptic conditions. Annales Geophysicae, 23, 239 - 251.

García-Herrera R., Gimeno L., Ribera P., Hernández E. (2005): New records of Atlantic hurricanes from Spanish documentary sources. Journal of Geophysical Research, 110, 1 - 7.

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.

García-Herrera R., Können G., Wheeler D., Prieto M.R., Jones P., Koek F. (2005): A climatological database for the world's oceans 1750-1854. Climatic Change, 73, 1 - 12.

García-Herrera R., Wilkinson C., Koek F.B., Prieto M.R., Calvo N., Hernández E. (2005): Description and general background to ships' logbooks as a source of climatic data. Climatic Change, 73, 13 - 36.

Hernández E., García-Herrera R., Gallego D., Ribera P., Gimeno L. (2005): A new look for the Southern Hemisphere jet stream. Climate Dynamics, 24, 607 - 621.

Nieto R., Gimeno L., De la Torre L., Ribera P., Gallego D., García-Herrera R., García J.A., Nuñez M., Redaño A., Lorente J. (2005): Climatology of Cut-off Lows in the Northern Hemisphere. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society,18, 1551 - 1552.

Nieto R., Gimeno L., De la Torre L., Ribera P., Gallego D., García-Herrera R., García J., Nuñez M., Redaño A., Lorente J. (2005): Climatological Features of Cut-off Low Systems in the Northern Hemisphere. Journal of Climate.18/A , 3085 - 3108.

Prieto M.R., Gallego D., García-Herrera R., Calvo N. (2005): Deriving wind force terms from nautical reports through content analysis. The Spanish and French cases. Climatic Change, 73, 37 - 75.

Ribera P., García-Herrera R., Gimeno L., Hernández E. (2005): Typhoons in the Philippines, 1900-1934. Climate Research, 29, 85 - 90

Tesouro M., Gimeno L., Nieto R., de la Torre L., Ribera P., Gallego D., García-Herrera R., Hernández E. (2005): Interannual variability of the annual cycle of temperature over northern Africa. Studia Geophysica et Geodaetica, 49, 141 - 151.

Trigo R.M., García-Herrera R., Díaz J., Trigo I.F., Valente M.A. (2005): How exceptional was the early August 2003 heatwave in France?. Geophysical Research Letteres, 32, 1 - 4.

Wheeler D., García-Herrera R., Koek F., Wilkinson C., Können G., Prieto M.R., Jones P., Casale R. (2005): CLIWOC: A Climatological Database for the World's Oceans 1750-1850 .Climatic Change, 73, 1 - 12.


Díaz J., García-Herrera R., Lopez C., Linares C., Tobías A., Prieto L. (2004): Mortality impact of extreme winter temperatures. Journal of Biometeorology, 49, 179 - 183.

Díaz J., Linares C., García-Herrera R., López C., Trigo R. (2004): Impact of temperatura and air pollution on Children mortality in Madrid. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 46, 768 -774.

García-Herrera R., Calvo N., Hernández E., Gallego D., Gimeno L., Ribera P. (2004): Analysis of the ENSO signal in tropospheric and stratospheric temperatures observed by MSU, 1979-2000. Journal of Climate, 17, 3934 - 3946.

Prieto L., García-Herrera R., Díaz J., Hernández E., del Teso M.T. (2004): Minimum extreme temperatures over peninsular spain. Global and Planetary Change, 44, 59 - 71.

Prieto R., García-Herrera R., Hernández E. (2004): Early records of Icebergs in the Southern Ocean from Spanish Documentary Sources. Climatic Change, 66, 29 - 48.

Ribera P., Gimeno L., Pérez J.F., García-Herrera R., Hernández E., Gallego D. (2004):The use of equivalent temperature to diagnose climate change. Studia Geophysica et Geodaetica, 48/2, 459 - 468.

Ribera P., Gimeno L., Gallego D., García-Herrera R., Hernández E., De la Torre L., Calvo N. (2004): Two approaches for determining extreme years of global atmospheric temperature. Studia Geophysica et Geodaetica, 48/2, 447 - 458.

Ribera P., Peña-Ortiz C., García-Herrera R., Gallego D., Hernández E., Gimeno L. (2004): Detection of the secondary meridian circulation associated with the QBO. Geophysical Research Letteres, 109, 1 - 8.


García-Herrera R., Macías A., Gallego D., Ribera P., Gimeno L., Hernández E. (2003): Reconstruction of the precipitation in the Canary Islands for the period 1595-1836. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 1037 - 1039.

De la Torre L., Gimeno L., Ribera P., Gallego D., García-Herrera R.,Hernández E. (2003): Interannual variability of relative angular momentum in the northern hemisphere and its relationship with the north atlantic oscillation and the arctic oscillation. Atmósfera, 149 - 156.

García-Herrera R., Gallego D., Hernández E., Gimeno L., Ribera P., Calvo N. (2003): Precipitation trends in the Canary Islands. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 23, 235 - 241.

García-Herrera R., Garcia R., Prieto M.R., Hernández E., Gimeno L., Diaz H.F. (2003): The use of Spanish historical archives to reconstruct climate variability. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 84/8, 1025 - 1035.

García-Herrera R., Hernández E., Muñoz T., Ribera P., Gimeno L. (2003): Temperature predictability in the Greater Mediterranean area. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 75/3-4, 179 - 187.

Gimeno L., De la Torre L., Nieto R., García-Herrera R., Hernández E., Ribera P. (2003): Changes in the relationship NAO-Northern Hemisphere Temperature due to solar activity. Earth and Planetary Sciences Letters, 206 (1-2), 15 - 20.

Gimeno L., Vidal O., Nieto R., de la Torre L., García-Herrera R., Hernández E., Bojariu R., Ribera P., Gallego D. (2003): Impact of the extratropical dynamical modes upon troposphere temperature using approach based on advection of temperature. International Journal of Climatology, 23, 399 - 404.

Prieto L., Díaz J., García-Herrera R.,Hernández E., del Teso M.T. (2003): NAO influence on extreme winter temperatures in Madrid. Annales Geophysicae, 20, 2077 - 2085.

Ribera R., Gallego D., Peña-Ortiz C., Gimeno L., Garcia R., García-Herrera R., Hernández E., Calvo N. (2003): The Stratospheric QBO signal in the NCEP reanalysis, 1958-2001. Geophysical Research Letters, 30/13, 1691 - 1694.


de la Torre L., Gimeno L., Ribera P., Gallego G., García-Herrera R., Hernández E. (2002): The use of relative angular momentum to diagnose the Arctic Oscillation. Earth and Planetary Sciences Letters, 197, 215 - 223.

Díaz J., García-Herrera R., Velázquez F., López C., Otero A., Hernández E., (2002): Effects of Extremely Hot Days on People Older than 65 in Seville (Spain) from 1986 to 1997. International Journal of Biometeorology, 46, 145 - 149

Díaz J., López C., Alberdi J.C., Jordán A., García-Herrera R., Hernández E., Otero A. (2002): Heat waves in Madrid, 1986-1997; effects on the health of the elderly. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health, 75, 163 - 170.

García-Herrera R., Prieto L., Díaz J., Hernández E., del Teso M.T. (2002): Synoptic conditions leading to Extremely Hot temperatures in Madrid. Annales Geophysicae, 20, 237 - 245.

Gimeno L., Nieto R., Ribera P., Pérez J.F., Vidal O., De la Torre L., Gallego D., García-Herrera R., Hernández E. (2002): Imprints of the North Atlantic Oscillation on four non-usual atmospheric parameters. Earth and Planetary

Gimeno L., Ribera P., Iglesias R., García-Herrera R., Hernández E. (2002): Empirical influences of ENSO and the North Atlantic Oscillation on Agriculture in Spain. Climate Research.

Prieto L., García-Herrera R., Díaz J., Hernández E., del Teso M.T. (2002): NAO influence on extreme winter temperatures in Madrid. Annales Geophysicae, 20, 2077 -2085.


Gimeno L., García-Herrera R., Pacheco J.M., Hernández E., Ribera P. (2001): Predictability of global surface temperature by means of nonlinear analysis. Earth and Planetary Sciences Letters, 184, 561 - 564.

García-Herrera R., Gallego D., Hernández E., Gimeno L., Ribera P. (2001): An ENSO signal in the subtropical North Atlantic. Geophysical Research Letteres, 28, 15, 2939 -2942.

García-Herrera R., Gallego D., Gimeno L., Hernández E., Ribera P. (2001): Influence of the North Atlantic Oscillation on the precipitation in the Canary islands. Journal of Climate, 14, 3889 - 3993.

García R., García-Herrera R., Hernández E., Diaz H., Eischeid J., Prieto M.R., Gimeno L., Rubio F., Bascary A. (2001): Atmospheric Circulation Changes in the Tropical Pacific Inferred from the Voyages of the Manila Galleons in the Sixteenth-Eighteenth Centuries. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 82, 2435 - 2455.

Prieto M.R., Gimeno L., García R.R., Hernández E., García-Herrera R., Dussel P., Ribera P. (2001): Looking for periodicities in the hail intensity in the Andes Region, Atmósfera, 14, 87 - 93.

Prieto M.R., Gimeno L., García-Herrera R., Doussel P., Hernández E., Ribera P. (2001): Interannual oscillations and trend in the snow occurrence in the Andes region since 1885. Australian Meteorological Magazine, 50, 2, 164 - 168.


García-Herrera R., Cisneros J., Hernández E., Manzano J., Díaz J. (2000): Time modeling of daily UVB values in Madrid. Journal of Applied Meteorology, 39, 117 - 123.

García-Herrera R., Gimeno L., Hernández E., Ribera P., Prieto R. (2000): Reconstructing the North Atlantic atmospheric circulation in the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries from historical sources. Climate Research, 14, 147 - 151.

García-Herrera R., Ribera P., Gimeno L., Hernández E. (2000): Are the North Atlantic Oscillation and the Southern Oscillation related in any time scale?. Annales Geophysicae, 18, 247 -251.

Ribera P., García-Herrera R., Díaz H., Gimeno L., Hernández E. (2000): Trend and interannual oscillations in the main sea-level surface pressure patterns over the Mediterranean, 1955-1990. Geophysical Research Letters, 27, 1143 - 1146

Other Appointments

  1. Member of the Steering Committee of the ESF MEDCLIVAR.

  2. Member of the Steering Committee of the Spanish CLIVAR.

  3. Member of the editorial board of  Foxwell & Davies

  4. Member of the editorial board of Advances in Global Change Research (Springer)

  5. Coordinator of the Network RECLIDO.

  6. Convener of the CLI 23 sesion: Proxy, documentary and early instrumental marine climatic data. EGU 1st General Assembly, Niza, 25-30 Abril 2004.

  7. Guest Editor issue 73 Climatic Change. The CLIWOC Project.

  8. Evaluator of the National Science Council report ‘Surface Temperature Reconstructions for the past 2000 years’. Junio 2006

  9. Co-director of  Master en Geofísica y Meteorología del Programa Oficial de Postgrado de Física de la UCM, 2006-10