Publications

 

Submitted/ in preparation

Bozkurt, D., M. Rojas, J.P. Boisier and J. Valdivieso, 2018: Climate change impacts on hydroclimatic regimes and extremes over Andean basins in central-southern Chile. Under review.


Lillo, G., P. Aldunce, C. Adler, M. Vidal and M. Rojas, 2018: On the evaluation of adaptation practices: a transdisciplinary exploration of drought measures in Chile. Under review.


Rojas M., M. Minvielle, A. Gonzalez, A. Lara, A. Bahamondez, and R.D. Garreaud, 2017: Spatial and temporal rainfall variability in Western Patagonia from a Regional Climate Model. In preparation.


2018


Moreno, P.I., I. Vilanova, R. Villa-Martinez, R.B. Dunbar, D.A. Mucciarone, M.R. Kaplpan, R.D. Garreaud, M. Rojas, R. De Pol-Holz and F. Lambert, 2018: Onset and evolution of southern annular mode-like changes at centennial timescale. Scientific Reports, 8, 3458 (2018), doi:10.1038/s41598-018-21836-6.


Nowajewski, P., M. Rojas, P. Rojo and S. Kimeswenger, 2018: Atmospheric dynamics and habitability range in Earth-like aquaplanets obliquity simulations, Icarus (2018), doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2018.01.002


2016 - 2017


Eichinger, R., Shaffer, G., Albarrán, N., Rojas, M., and Lambert, F.: An improved land biosphere module for use in the DCESS Earth system model (version 1.1) with application to the last glacial termination, Geosci. Model Dev., 10, 3481-3498, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-10-3481-2017, 2017.


Rojas, M., Mac-Lean, C., Morales, J., Monares, A, and Fustos, R., 2017: Climate Change Education and Literacy at The Faculty of Physical and Mathematical Sciences of the University of Chile. Int. J. Global Warming, Vol. 12, Nos. 3/4, pp.347–365. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJGW.2017.084785.


de la Fuente A, M. Rojas M and C. Mac Lean, 2017: A human-scale perspective on global warming: Zero emission year and personal quotas. PLoS ONE 12(6): e0179705. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0179705


Berman, A.-L., G. Silvestri, M. Rojas, and M. Tonello, 2017: Accelerated greenhouse gases versus slow orbital forcing induced climate changes in southern South America. Climate Dynamics 48 (1-2), 387-404, DOI 10.1007/s00382-016-3081-z.


Rojas, M., P.A. Arias, V. Flores-Aqueveque, A. Seth and M. Vuille: 2016: The South American Monsoon variability over the last millennium in climate models. Clim. Past, 12, 1581-1691, doi:10.5194/cp-12-1681-2016.


2014 - 2015


Bravo, C., M. Rojas, B.M. Anderson, A.N. Mackintosh, E. Sagredo and P.I. Moreno, 2015: Modelled glacier equilibrium line altitudes during the mid-holocene in the southern hemisphere mid-latitudes. Clim. Past, 11, 1575-1586, doi:10.5194/cp-11-1575-2015.


Arias, P., R. Fu, C. Vera and M. Rojas, 2015: Shortening of the North and South American monsoon seasons and their connection in the past few decades. Climate Dynamics, vol. 34 (11), pp. 3183-3203, doi:10.1007/s00382-015-2533-1.


Moreno, P.I., Vilanova, I., Villa-Martínez, R., Garreaud, R.D., Rojas, M. and De Pol-Holz, R., 2014: Southern Annular Mode-like changes in southwestern Patagonia at centennial timescale over the last three millennia. Nature Communications, Vol 5, pgs 1-7.


2012 - 2013

Rojas M., L. Li, M. Kanakidou, N. Hatzianastassiou, G. Seze, H. Le Treut, 2013: Winter weather regimes over the Mediterranean region, their links to clouds and surface climate: evaluation and Climate Change simulation of an Ocean-Atmosphere Regional Climate Model. Climate Dynamics. Vol 41 (3), pgs 551-571 DOI: 10.1007/s00382-013-1823-8. PDF


Seth, A., S.A. Rauscher, M. Biasutti, A. Giannini, S.J. Camargo, and M. Rojas, 2013. CMIP5 Projected Changes in the Annual Cycle of Precipitation. Journal of Climate, 26, 7328-7351, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00726.1 PDF


Rojas M., 2013: Sensitivity of Southern Hemisphere circulation to LGM and 4xCO2 climates. Geophysical Research Letters, Vol 40, 1-6,doi: 10.1002/grl.50195. PDF


Garreaud R., P López, M. Minvielle and M. Rojas, 2013: Large Scale Control on the Patagonia Climate. Journal of Climate, Vol. 26 (Issue 1), pp. 215-230.PDF


2010 - 2011

Rojas, M. and P.I. Moreno, 2011: Atmospheric circulation changes and Neoglacial conditions in the Southern Hemisphere mid-latitudes: insights from PMIP2 simulations at 6 kyr. Climate Dynamics, Vol 37, num 1-2, pgs. 357-375, DOI 10.1007/s00382-010-0866-3. PDF

Seth A., S.A. Rauscher, M. Rojas, A. Giannini, and S.J. Camargo, 2011: Enhanced Spring Convective Barrier for Monsoons in a Warmer World. Climatic Change Letters, Vol 104, num 2, pgs. 403-414, DOI 10.1007/s10584-010-9973-8 PDF

Seth A., M. Rojas, and S. Rauscher, 2010: CMIP3 Projected Changes in the Annual Cycle of the South American Monsoon.  Climatic Change, DOI 10.1007/s10584-009-9736-6.PDF


Menendez, C.G., M. de Castro, J-P Boulanger, A.D. Onfrio, E. Sanchez, A.A. Sorensson, J. Blazquez, A. Elizande, D. Jacob, H. Le Treut, Z.X. Li, M.N. Nuñez, S. Pfeiffer, N. Pessacg, A. Rolla, M. Rojas, S. Solman, and C. Teichmann, 2010: Downscaling extreme month-long climate anomalies in southern South America. Climatic Change DOI10.1007/s10584-009-9739-3. PDF



2008 - 2009

Rojas M., P. Moreno, M. Kageyama, M. Crucifix, C. Hewitt, A. Abe, R. Ohgaito, E. Brady, and P. Hope, 2009: The Last Glacial Maximum in the Southern Hemisphere in PMIP2 simulations. Climate Dynamics, Vol. 32 (4), pgs 525-548, DOI: 10.1007/s00382-008-0421-7. PDF


Kaplan, M., P.I. Moreno and M. Rojas, 2008: Glacial Dynamics in Southernmost South America during Marine Isotope Stage 5e to Younger Dryas time: A Brief Review with a Focus on Cosmogenic Nuclide Measurements. Journal of Quaternary Science. vol 23(6-7), pgs. 649-658 DOI:10.1002/jqs1209. PDF



2006 - 2007

Rojas, M. and W.A. Norton, 2007: Amplification of the 2-day wave from mutual interaction of global Rossby-gravity and local modes in the summer mesosphere. Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol 112, N 8, doi:10.1029/2006JD008084. PDF


Rojas, M., 2006: Multiple Nested Regional Climate Simulations for Southern South America: Sensitivity to Model Resolution. Mon. Weather Review, vol 134, pages 2208-2223. PDF

2003 - 2005

Seth, A., M. Rojas, B. Liebmann, and J.H.Qian, 2004: Daily Rainfall Analysis For South America from a Regional Climate Model and Station Observations. Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol. 31, No. 7, L07213 10.1029/2003GL019220. PDF


Rojas M. and A. Seth, 2003: Simulation and Sensitivity in a Nested Modeling System for South America. Part II: GCM Boundary Forcing. Journal of Climate, vol 16, No 15, pages 2454-2453. PDF


Seth, A., and M. Rojas, 2003: Simulation and Sensitivity in a Nested Modeling System for South America. Part I: Reanalysis Boundary Forcing. Journal of Climate, vol 16, No 15, pages 2437-2453. PDF


OTHER publicaTIONS

Mac-Lean, C., M. Rojas, L. Vargas and N. Vicencio, 2017:   Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation in Higher Education Institutions: The Case Study of the Faculty of Physical and Mathematical Sciences at the University of Chile. In Climate Change Research at Universities. ISBN 978-3-319-58213-9 ISBN 978-3-319-58214-6 (eBook)

DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-58214-6, Library of Congress Control Number: 2017938560, © Springer International Publishing AG 2017.


IPCC, 2013: Summary for Policymakers. In: Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, L.V. Alexander, S.K. Allen, N.L. Bindoff, F-M Bréon, JA. Church, U Cubasch, S Emori, P Forster, P Friedlingstein, N Gillett, J M. Gregory, D L. Hartmann, E Jansen, B Kirtman, R Knutti, K K Kanikicharla, P Lemke, J. Marotzke, V. Masson-Delmotte, G.A. Meehl, I.I. Mokhov, S. Piao, G-K. Plattner, Q. Dahe, V. Ramaswamy, D.Randall, M.Rhein, M. Rojas, C. Sabine, D. Shindell, T.F.Stocker, L.D. Talley, D.G. Vaughan, S-P. Xie [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, USA.  PDF


Stocker, T. F., D. Qin, G.-K. Plattner, L. V. Alexander, S. K. Allen, N. L. Bindoff, F.-M. Bréon, J. A. Church, U. Cubasch, S. Emori, P. Forster, P. Friedlingstein , N. Gillett, J. M. Gregory, D. L. Hartmann, E. Jansen, B. Kirtman, R. Knutti, K. Krishna Kumar, P. Lemke, J. Marotzke, V. Masson-Delmotte, G. A. Meehl, I. Mokhov, S. Piao, V. Ramaswamy, D. Randall, M. Rhein, M. Rojas, C. Sabine, D. Shindell, L. D. Talley, D. G. Vaughan and S.-P. Xie, 2013: Technical Summary. In: Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science 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, USA. PDF


Masson-Delmotte, V., M. Schulz, A. Abe-Ouchi, J. Beer, A. Ganopolski, J. F. González Rouco, E. Jansen, K. Lambeck, J. Luterbacher, T. Naish, T. Osborn, B. Otto-Bliesner, T. Quinn, R. Ramesh, M. Rojas, X. Shao and A. Timmermann, 2013: Information from Paleoclimate Archives. In: Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science 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, USA. PDF


Rojas M., 2012: Estado del arte de modelos para la investigación del calentamiento global. Informe para Opciones de Mitigación para enfrentar el Cambio Climático, MAPS Chile. PDF


Rojas M., 2012: Proyecciones climáticas futuras y análisis de incertidumbre. En La Economía del cambio climático en Chile. Colección Documentos de proyectos, CEPAL, Naciones Unidas. PDF


McPhee, J., G. Cortés, M. Rojas, L. García, A. Delscalzi and L. Vargas, 2012: Downscaling Climate Changes for Santiago: What effects can be expected? In Climate Adaptation Santiago [Edits. Kerstin Krellenberg and B. Hansjurgens, Springer]


Cortés,G., S. Schaller, M. Rojas, L. Garcia, A. Descalzi, L. Vargas, and J. McPhee, 2012: Assessment of the current climate and expected climate changes in the Metropolitan Region of Santiago de Chile. In Climate Adaptation Santiago [edts. Kerstin Krellenberg and B. Hansjurgens, Springer.]


Marengo, J.A., J.D. Pabón, A. Díaz, G. Rosas, G. Avalos, E. Montealegre, M. Villacis, S. Solman and M. Rojas, 2011: Climate Change: Evidence and Future Scenarios for the Andean Region. Chapter 7 in “Climate Change and Biodiversity in the Tropical Andes”.  Edited by: Sebastian K. Herzog, Rodney Martínez, Peter M. Jørgensen, Holm Tiessen. 2011. Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (IAI) and Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (SCOPE), 348 pp. ISBN: 978-85-99875-05-6. PDF


Aldrian, E., C. Oludhe, M. Bradwell, J. Garanganga, J. Pahalad, M. Rojas-Coradi, M.S. Boulahya, J. Ebinger, and M. Fischer, 2010: Regional Climate Information for Risk Management. World Climate Conference 3. Procedia Environmental Sciences 1 (2010) pgs 369–383. PDF

Rojas, M., 2008: Climate Change Impacts in Chile. Informe técnico para proyecto ALFAIII. PDF


Fuenzalida, H., M. Falvey, M. Rojas, P. Aceituno and R. Garreaud, 2006: Estudio de la variabilidad climática en Chile para el siglo XXI. Informe final CONAMA. PDF, ANEXO_FIGURAS


Rojas M., A. Seth and S. A. Rauscher, 2005: Relationship between precipitation and moisture flux changes in the SRES A2 scenario for the South American Monsoon region. CLARIS news issue 3. PDF