Publications by Alexey Kaplan

1. Evans, M.N., J.E. Smerdon, A. Kaplan, S.E. Tolwinski-Ward and J.F. Gonzalez-Rouco, 2014: Climate field reconstruction uncertainty arising from multivariate and nonlinear properties of predictors. Geo. Res. Let., 41: doi:10.1002/2014GL062063. PDF
2. Smerdon, J.E., A. Kaplan, D. Chang and M.N. Evans, 2011: A Pseudoproxy Evaluation of the CCA and RegEM Methods for Reconstructing Climate Fields of the Last Millennium. J. Climate, 24: 1284-1309, DOI: 10.1175/2010JCLI4110.1. PDF
3. Smerdon, J.E., A. Kaplan, E. Zorita and J.F. González-Rouco, 2011: Spatial performance of four climate field reconstruction methods targeting the Common Ear. Geo. Res. Lett., 38: L11705, doi:10.1029/2011GL047372. PDF
4. Smerdon, J.E., A. Kaplan and D.E. Amrhein, 2010: Erroneous Model Field Representations in Multiple Pseudoproxy Studies: Corrections and Implications. J. Climate, 23: DOI: 10.1175/2010JCLI3742.1. PDF
5. Karnauskas, K. B., R. Seager, A. Kaplan, Y. Kushnir and M. A. Cane, 2009: Observed Strengthening of the Zonal Sea Surface Temperature Gradient across the Equatorial Pacific Ocean. Journal of Climate, 22(16): 4316-4321. PDF ABS
6. Ihara, C., Y. Kushnir, M. A. Cane and A. Kaplan, 2008: Timing of El Niño-related warming and Indian summer monsoon rainfall. Journal of Climate, 21(11): 2711-2719. PDF ABS
7. Smerdon, J. E., A. Kaplan and D. Chang, 2008: On the Origin of the Standardization Sensitivity in RegEM Climate Field Reconstructions. Journal of Climate, 21(24): 6710-6723, DOI: 10.1175/2008JCLI2182.1. PDF ABS
8. Black, D. E. , M. A. Abahazi, R. C. Thunell, A. Kaplan, E. J. Tappa and L. C. Peterson, 2007: An 8-century tropical Atlantic SST record from the Cariaco Basin: Baseline variability, twentieth-century warming, and Atlantic hurricane frequency. Paleoceanography, 22: PA4204, doi:10.1029/2007PA001427. LINK PDF
9. Emile-Geay, J., M. Cane, R. Seager, A. Kaplan and P. Almasi, 2007: El Niño as a mediator of the solar influence on climate. Paleoceanography, 22(3): PA3210, doi:10.1029/2006PA001304. PDF ABS
10. Farmer, E. C., A. Kaplan, P. B. de Menocal and J. Lynch-Stieglitz, 2007: Corroborating ecological depth preferences of planktonic foraminifera in the tropical Atlantic with the stable oxygen isotope ratios of core top specimens. Paleoceanography, 22(3): doi:10.1029/2006PA001361. ABS
11. Huang, H. P., A. Kaplan, E. N. Curchitser and N. A. Maximenko, 2007: The degree of anisotropy for mid-ocean currents from satellite observations and an eddy-permitting model simulation. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 112(C9): doi:10.1029/2007JC004105. ABS
12. Smerdon, J. E. and A. Kaplan, 2007: Comment on 'Testing the fidelity of methods used in proxy-based reconstructions of past climate': The role of the standardization interval, by Mann et al. Journal of Climate, 20(22): 5666-5670. PDF
13. Anchukaitis, K. J., M. N. Evans, A. Kaplan, E. A. Vaganov, M. K. Hughes, H. D. Grissino-Mayer and M. A. Cane, 2006: Forward modeling of regional scale tree-ring patterns in the southeastern United States and the recent influence of summer drought. Geophysical Research Letters, 33(4): L04705, doi:10.1029/2005GL025050. LINK PDF ABS
14. Evans, M. N., B. K. Reichert, A. Kaplan, K. J. Anchukaitis, E. A. Vaganov, M. K. Hughes and M. A. Cane, 2006: A forward modeling approach to paleoclimatic interpretation of tree-ring data. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences, 111(G3): doi:10.1029/2006JG000166. LINK PDF ABS
15. Fairbanks, R. G., T. C. Chiu, L. Cao, R. A. Mortlock and A. Kaplan, 2006: Rigorous quality control criteria for screening coral samples and radiocarbon calibration data based on C-14, Th-230/U-234/U-238 and Pa-231/U-235 dated corals - A reply to the comment by Yusuke Yokoyama and Tezer M. Esat on "extending the radiocarbon calibration beyond 26,000 years before present using fossil corals" by T.-C. Chin, R.G. Fairbanks, R.A Mortlock, A.L. Bloom (Quaternary Science Reviews 24 (2005) 1797-1808). Quaternary Science Reviews, 25(21-22): 3084-3087.
16. Gorodetskaya, I. V., M. A. Cane, L. B. Tremblay and A. Kaplan, 2006: The effects of sea-ice and land-snow concentrations on planetary albedo from the earth radiation budget experiment. Atmosphere-Ocean, 44(2): 195-205. PDF ABS
17. Karspeck, A. R., A. Kaplan and M. A. Cane, 2006: Predictability loss in an intermediate ENSO model due to initial error and atmospheric noise. Journal of Climate, 19(15): 3572-3588. LINK PDF ABS
18. Kent, E. C. and A. Kaplan, 2006: Toward estimating climatic trends in SST. Part III: Systematic biases. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 23(3): 487-500. PDF ABS
19. Linsley, B. K., A. Kaplan, Y. Gouriou, J. Salinger, P. B. Demenocal, G. M. Wellington and S. S. Howe, 2006: Tracking the extent of the South Pacific Convergence Zone since the early 1600s. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 7: doi:10.1029/2005GC001115. LINK PDF ABS
20. Curchitser, E. N., D. B. Haidvogel, A. J. Hermann, E. L. Dobbins, T. M. Powell and A. Kaplan, 2005: Multi-scale modeling of the North Pacific Ocean: Assessment and analysis of simulated basin-scale variability (1996-2003). Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 110(C11): doi:10.1029/2005JC002902. ABS
21. Fairbanks, R. G., R. A. Mortlock, T. C. Chiu, L. Cao, A. Kaplan, T. P. Guilderson, T. W. Fairbanks, A. L. Bloom, P. M. Grootes and M. J. Nadeau, 2005: Radiocarbon calibration curve spanning 0 to 50,000 years BP based on paired Th-230/U-234/U-238 and C-14 dates on pristine corals. Quaternary Science Reviews, 24(16-17): 1781-1796. PDF ABS
22. Shaman, J., M. Cane and A. Kaplan, 2005: The relationship between tibetan snow depth, ENSO, river discharge and the monsoons of Bangladesh. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 26(17): 3735-3748. PDF ABS
23. Black, D. E., R. C. Thunell, A. Kaplan, L. C. Peterson and E. J. Tappa, 2004: A 2000-year record of Caribbean and tropical North Atlantic hydrographic variability. Paleoceanography, 19(2): doi:10.1029/2003PA000982. PDF ABS
24. Chen, D., M. A. Cane, A. Kaplan, S. E. Zebiak and D. J. Huang, 2004: Predictability of El Niño over the past 148 years. Nature, 428(6984): 733-736. PDF ABS
25. Evans, M. N. and A. Kaplan, 2004: The Pacific sector Hadley and Walker Circulations in historical marine wind analyses. In: H.F.D.a.R.S. Bradley (Editor), The Hadley Circulation: Present, Past and Future. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Netherland, pp. 239-258. PDF ABS
26. Kaplan, A., M. A. Cane, D. Chen, D. L. Witter and R. E. Cheney, 2004: Small-scale variability and model error in tropical Pacific sea level. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 109(C02001, doi:10.1029/2002JC001743): 1-17. LINK PDF ABS
27. Seager, R., A. R. Karspeck, M. A. Cane, Y. Kushnir, A. Giannini, A. Kaplan, B. Kerman and J. Velez(Nakamura), 2004: Predicting Pacific decadal variability. In: C. Wang, S.P. Xie and J.A. Carton (Editors), Earth Climate: The ocean-atmosphere interaction, American Geophysical Union, Washington DC, pp. 105-120. PDF
28. Kaplan, A. , M. A. Cane and Y. Kushnir, 2003: Toward R1850 reanalysis, in Preliminary notes for UCAR Workshop on Ongoing Analysis of the Climate System, NCAR, Boulder, CO, 18-20 August 2003, pp. 1-10. PDF
29. Kaplan, A., 2003: Eddy kinetic energy and small-scale sea level height variability, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications. PDF ABS
30. Kaplan, A., M. A. Cane and Y. Kushnir, 2003: Reduced space approach to the optimal analysis interpolation of historical marine observations: Accomplishments, difficulties, and prospects, Advances in the Applications of Marine Climatology: The Dynamic Part of the WMO Guide to the Applications of Marine Climatology, WMO/TD-1081. World Meteorological Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, pp. 199-216. LINK PDF ABS
31. Kent, E.C., A. Kaplan and P. K. Taylor, 2003: Finding the true temperature of the ocean surface, JP4.14. 83rd AMS Annual Meeting: 1-4. LINK PDF ABS
32. Rayner, N. A., D. E. Parker, E. B. Horton, C. K. Folland, L. V. Alexander, D. P. Rowell, E. C. Kent and A. Kaplan, 2003: Global analyses of sea surface temperature, sea ice, and night marine air temperature since the late nineteenth century. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 108(D14): doi:10.1029/2002JD002670. PDF ABS
33. Cullen, H. M., A. Kaplan, P. A. Arkin and P. B. Demenocal, 2002: Impact of the North Atlantic Oscillation on Middle Eastern climate and streamflow. Climatic Change, 55(3): 315-338. PDF ABS
34. Evans, M. N., A. Kaplan and M. A. Cane, 2002: Pacific sea surface temperature field reconstruction from coral delta O-18 data using reduced space objective analysis. Paleoceanography, 17(1): 1007, doi:10.1029/2000PA000590. PDF ABS
35. Kaplan, A. , M. A. Cane, D. Chen, D. L. Witter and R. E. Cheney, 2002: Signal and noise in tropical Pacific sea level height analyses, Preprint #1903, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications.
36. Kushnir, Y. , J. Miller and A. Kaplan, 2002: Historical Surface Marine Wind Analyses and Data in the Tropical Atlantic Region, Report to the CLIVAR Atlantic Implementation Panel. LINK
37. Canizares, R., A. Kaplan, M. A. Cane, D. Chen and S. E. Zebiak, 2001: Use of data assimilation via linear low-order models for the initialization of El Niño Southern Oscillation predictions. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 106(C12): 30947-30959. PDF ABS
38. Evans, M. N., A. Kaplan, M. A. Cane and R. Villalba, 2001: Globality and optimality in climate field reconstructions from proxy data. Present and Past Inter-hemispheric Climate Linkages in the Americas and their Societal Effects: 53-57. PDF
39. Evans, M. N., M. A. Cane, D. P. Schrag, A. Kaplan, B. K. Linsley, R. Villalba and G. M. Wellington, 2001: Support for tropically-driven Pacific decadal variability based on paleoproxy evidence. Geophysical Research Letters, 28(19): 3689-3692. ABS
40. Kaplan, A. , D. L. Witter, M. A. Cane and Y. Kushnir, 2001: Toward optimal reconstruction of ocean surface flux fields: Exploring wind stress - sea level heights constraint. In: G.S.W.-W.M.O.T.D.N. World Meteorological Organization (Editor), WCRP/SCOR Workshop on Intercomparison and Validation of Ocean-Atmosphere Flux Fields, Bolger Center, Potomac, MD, USA, pp. 142-147. PDF
41. Kaplan, A. , M. A. Cane and Y. Kushnir, 2001: Reduced space approach to the optimal analysis of historical marine observations: Accomplishments, difficulties, and prospects. In: G.S.W.M.O.T.D. World Meteorological Organization (Editor), CLIMAR 99, WMO Workshop on Advances in Marine Climatology, Vancouver, Canada, pp. 275-283. PDF
42. Kaplan, A., 2001: Expert User Guidance: SST data set. Informed Guide to Climate Data Sets, NCAR. LINK
43. Chen, D., M. A. Cane, S. E. Zebiak, R. Canizares and A. Kaplan, 2000: Bias correction of an ocean-atmosphere coupled model. Geophysical Research Letters, 27(16). PDF ABS
44. Evans, M. N., A. Kaplan and M. A. Cane, 2000: Intercomparison of coral oxygen isotope data and historical sea surface temperature (SST): Potential for coral-based SST field reconstructions. Paleoceanography, 15(5): 551-563. PDF ABS
45. Kaplan, A., M. A. Cane, D. Chen, D. Witter and R. Cheney, 2000: Tuning error models for in situ data assimilation via use of satellite data. EOS Transactions, 81(19 Suppl)(S101).
46. Kaplan, A., Y. Kushnir and M. A. Cane, 2000: Reduced space optimal interpolation of historical marine sea level pressure: 1854-1992. Journal of Climate, 13(16): 2987-3002. LINK PDF ABS
47. Tippett, M. , K. M. Ji and A. Kaplan, 2000: Impact of temperature error models in a univariate ocean data assimilation system, CLIVAR Exchanges, pp. 1-3. PDF
48. Black, D. E., L. C. Peterson, J. T. Overpeck, A. Kaplan, M. N. Evans and M. Kashgarian, 1999: Eight centuries of North Atlantic Ocean atmosphere variability. Science, 286(5445): 1709-1713. ABS
49. Knutson, T. R., A. Kaplan and N.A. Rayner, 1999: A Note on 20th Century Equatorial Pacific Sea Surface Temperatures. LINK
50. Chen, D. K., M. A. Cane, S. E. Zebiak and A. Kaplan, 1998: The impact of sea level data assimilation on the Lamont model prediction of the 1997/98 El Niño. Geophysical Research Letters, 25(15): 2837-2840. ABS
51. Evans, M. N., A. Kaplan and M. A. Cane, 1998: Optimal sites for coral-based reconstruction of global sea surface temperature. Paleoceanography, 13(5): 502-516. ABS
52. Kaplan, A., M. A. Cane, Y. Kushnir, A. C. Clement, M. B. Blumenthal and B. Rajagopalan, 1998: Analyses of global sea surface temperature 1856-1991. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 103(C9): 18567-18589. LINK PDF ABS
53. Cane, M. A., A. C. Clement, A. Kaplan, Y. Kushnir, D. Pozdnyakov, R. Seager, S. E. Zebiak and R. Murtugudde, 1997: Twentieth-century sea surface temperature trends. Science, 275(5302): 957-960. PDF ABS
54. Kaplan, A., Y. Kushnir, M. A. Cane and M. B. Blumenthal, 1997: Reduced space optimal analysis for historical data sets: 136 years of Atlantic sea surface temperatures. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 102(C13): 27835-27860. LINK PDF ABS
55. Cane, M.A., A. Kaplan, R.N. Miller, B.Y. Tang, E.C. Hackert and A.J. Busalacchi, 1996: Mapping tropical Pacific sea level: Data assimilation via a reduced state space Kalman filter. J. Geophysical Research-Oceans, 101(C10): 22599-22617. PDF ABS
56. Kaplan, A. , Y. Kushnir, M. A. Cane and M. B. Blumenthal, 1996: Statistical analysis of historical Atlantic SST data: methodology and application, ACCP Notes, pp. 4-7.
57. Reverdin, G., A. Kaplan and M. A. Cane, 1996: Sea level from temperature profiles in the tropical Pacific Ocean, 1975-1982. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 101(C8): 18105-18119. PDF ABS
58. Kushnir, Y. and A. Kaplan, 1994: Dynamical constraints for the analysis of sea level pressure and surface wind over the world ocean. In: H.F.D.a.H.-J. Isemer (Editor), International Winds Workshop, Kiel, Germany, pp. 91-101. PDF
59. Basniyev, K. S. and A. G. Kaplan, 1993: Utilization of the natural thermogravitational effects in the extractive working of gas-condensate-oil fields. Transactions of the Russian Academy of Sciences (translations from Russian), 318: 1328-1331.
60. Rapoport, L. I. and A. G. Kaplan, 1989: Elastic wave velocities and absorption in porous media saturated with an anomalously compressible fluid. Academy of Sciences of the USSR. Izvestiya. Physics of Solid Earth (translations from Russian), 25: 63-65.

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