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WMO Bulletin Vol 64 (2) – 2015: By Peter Adams, Bruce Hewitson, Catherine Vaughan, Rob Wilby, Stephen Zebiak, Erika Eitland and WMO Secretariat  – Call for an Ethical Framework for Climate Services.

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Browne-Klutse N.A., Abiodun B.J., Hewitson B.C., Gutowski W.J. and Tadross M. 2015. Evaluation of two GCMs in simulating rainfall inter-annual variability over Southern Africa. Theoretical & Applied climatology. DOI:10.1007/s00704-014-1356-z.

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Abatan, A.A., Abiodun, B.J., Omotosho, B.J. 2014. On the characteristics of sea breezes over Nigerian coastal regionTheoretical and Applied Climatology 116, 93-102

Abiodun, B.J., Ojumu, A. M., Jenner, S. and Ojumu, T. V. 2014. Transport of atmospheric NOx and HNO3 over Cape TownAtmos. Chem. Phys. 14, 559–575

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Araujo, J.A., Abiodun, B.J. and Crespo, O. 2014. Impacts of drought on grape yields in Western Cape, South AfricaTheoretical and Applied Climatology. DOI10.1007/s00704-014-1336-3.

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Kgathi, D.L., Mmopelwa, G., Vanderpost, C., Wolski, P., Motsholapheko, M.R., 2014. Impacts of desiccation on ecosystem services and household adaptation in the Okavango Delta, Botswana. Biodivers. Ecol. 5, 263–277

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Lawal, K.A.,  Stone, D.A.,  Aina, T.,  Rye, C. and Abiodun, B.J. 2014. Trends in the potential spread of seasonal climate simulations over South Africa. International Journal of Climatology.  DOI: 10.1002/joc.4234

Lotter D., Archer van Garderen E., Tadross M., Valentine A.J. 2014 in press. Seasonal variation in the nitrogen nutrition and carbon assimilation in wild and cultivated Aspalathus linearis (rooibos tea). Australian Journal of Botany

Lotter D., Valentine A.J., Archer van Garderen E., Tadross M. 2014. Physiological responses of a fynbos legume, Aspalathus linearis to drought stress. South African Journal of Botany. 94. 218-223

Matthew, O.J, Abiodun, B.J, and Salami, A.T. 2014. Modelling the impacts of climate variability on crop yields in Nigeria: performance evaluation of RegCM3‐GLAM system. Meteorological Applications

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Nzotungicimpaye, C-M, Abiodun, B.J, and Steyn, D.G. 2014. Tropospheric ozone and its regional transport over Cape Town. Atmospheric Environment. 87, 228-238

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Tozuka, T., Abiodun B.J., and Engelbrecht, F.A. 2014. Impacts of convection schemes on simulating tropical-temperate troughs over southern AfricaClimate Dynamics, 42(1-2), 433-451

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Stone, D. A., C. Lennard, M. Tadross, M. R. Allen, P. A. Stott and P. Pall. 2011. A weather risk attribution forecast system for Africa and the worldBulletin of the American Meteorological Institute, , submitted.

Wågsæther, K. and G. Ziervogel. 2011. Bridging the communication gap: an exploration of the climate science–water management interfaceEnvironment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development, 53, 32-43.



J.E. Bergez, O. Crespo, F. Garcia, M.H. Jeuffroy, C. Loyce, W. Sadok, Designing crop management systems by simulationEuropean Journal of Agronomy, 2010, Vol. 32, No. 1, pp. 3-9.

O. Crespo, J.E. Bergez, F. Garcia, Multiobjective optimization subject to uncertainty: application to irrigation strategy management, Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, October 2010, Vol. 74, No. 1, pp. 145-154.

Knutti, R., G. Abramowitz, M. Collins, V. Eyring, P.J. Gleckler, B. Hewitson and L. Mearns. 2010. Good practice guidance paper on assessing and combining multi model climate projections. , , .

MacKellar, N. C., M. A. Tadross and B. C. Hewitson. 2010. Synoptic-based evaluation of climate response to vegetation change over southern AfricaInternational Journal of Climatology, 30, 774-789.

Patt, A. G., M. Tadross, P. Nussbaumer, K. Asante, M. Metzger, Rafael, J. Goujon, A. and G. Brundrit. 2010. Estimating least-developed countries’ vulnerability to climate-related extreme events over the next 50 yearsProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Stott, P. A., N. P. Gillett, G. C. Hegerl, D. J. Karoly, D. A. Stone, X. Zhang and F. Zwiers. 2010. Detection and attribution of climate change: a regional perspectiveWiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change, 1, 10.1002/wcc.34.

M. Tadross, I. Oliveira, M. Mdoka, F. Tummon, G. Maure, N. MacKellar, N. Browne, O. Crespo, S. Hachigonta, B. Hewitson, Modelling the influence of vegetation, soil moisture and aerosols on early summer Southern African climate, Water Research Commission report no 1681/1/10, ISBN 978-1-77005-976-4, May 2010, South Africa.

Ziervogel, G. and P. Ericksen. 2010. Adapting to climate change to sustain food securityWIRES Climate Change, 1, 525-540.

Ziervogel, G., P. Johnston, M. Matthew and P. Mukheibir. 2010. Using climate information for supporting climate change adaptation in water resource management in South AfricaClimatic Change, 103, 537-554, 10.1007/s10584-009-9771-3.

Ziervogel, G., M. Shale and M. Du. 2010. Climate change adaptation in a developing country context: the case of urban water supply in Cape TownClimate and Development, 2, 94-110.



Archer, E.R.M. and Tadross, M.A. 2009. Climate change and desertification in South Africa – science and response. African Journal of Range and Forage Science, 26: 127-131.

Archer, E.R.M., Conrad,J., Munch, Z., Opperman, D., Tadross, M.A. and Venter, J. 2009. Climate change, groundwater and intensive commercial farming in the semi-arid northern Sandveld, South Africa. Journal of Integrative Environmental Sciences, 6(2): 139-155.

Lumsden, D.B., Schulze, R.E. and Hewitson, B.C. 2009. Evaluation of potential changes in hydrological relevant statistics of rainfall in Southern Africa under conditions of climate change. Water SA, 35: 649-656 .

MacKellar, N. C., M. A. Tadross and B. C. Hewitson. 2009. Effects of vegetation map change in MM5 simulations of southern Africa’s summer climateInternational Journal of Climatology, 29, 885-898. 

O’Brien, K., T. Quinlan and G. Ziervogel. 2009. Vulnerability interventions in the context of multiple stressors: lessons from the Southern Africa Vulnerability Initiative (SAVI)Environmental Science and Policy, 12, 23-32. 

Steynor, A, Hewitson, B and Tadross, M. 2009. Projections of Future Runoff in the Breede River under Climate Change.  Water SA. 35: 433-440. 

Stone, D. A., M. R. Allen, P. A. Stott, P. Pall, S.-K. Min, T. Nozawa and S. Yukimoto. 2009. The detection and attribution of human influence on climateAnnual Review of Environment and Resources, 34, 1-16. 

Tadross, M., P. Suarez, A. Lotsch, S. Hachigonta, M. Mdoka, L. Unganai, F. Lucio, D. Kamdonyo and M. Muchinda. 2009. Growing-season rainfall and scenarios of future change in southeast Africa: implications for cultivating maizeClimate Research, 40, 147-161.

Wilby, R. L., J. Troni, Y. Biot, K. Tedd, B. C. Hewitson, D. M. Smith and R. T. Sutton. 2009. A review of climate risk information for adaptation and development planningInternational Journal of Climatology, 29, 1193-1215.

Ziervogel, G. and F. Zermoglio. 2009. Climate change scenarios and the development of adaptation strategies in Africa: challenges and opportunitiesClimate Research, 40, 133-146. 



Hachigonta, S., Reason, C.J.C. and Tadross, M.A. 2008. An analysis of onset date and rainy season duration over Zambia. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 91: 229-243. 

Hagemann, K.. 2008. Mesoscale wind atlas of South Africa. , , .

Johnston, P.. 2008. The uptake and utility of seasonal forecasting products for commercial maize farmers in South Africa. , , . 

P. Johnston, D.B. Louw, O. Crespo and T.G. Lumsden, Quantifying the Costs, Benefits and Risks Associated with Climate Risk for Water Resource Development – Planning and Management Alternatives associated with Berg River Catchment Area Case Study (South Africa) – Moving Best Samples into Good Practice, Chapter 9, pp. 175-188. In Petermann, T. (Editor) 2008. Towards Climate Change Adaptation – Building Adaptive Capacity in Managing African Transboundary River Basins. InWEnt, Zschortau, Germany.

Suarez, P., F. Ching, G. Ziervogel, I. Lemaire, D. Turnquest, J. Mendler de Suarez and B. Wisner. 2008. Video-mediated approaches for community-level climate adaptationIDS Bulletin, 39, 96-104. 

Ziervogel, G., A. Cartwright, A. Tas, J. Adejuwon, F. Zermoglio, M. Shale and B. Smith. 2008. Climate change and adaptation in African agriculture

Ziervogel, G. and S. Drimie. 2008. The integration of support for HIV and AIDS and livelihood security: district level institutional analysis in southern AfricaPopulation and Environment, 28, 3-4.

Ziervogel, G. and A. Taylor. 2008. Feeling stressed: integrating climate adaptation with other priorities in South AfricaEnvironment, 50, 32-41.

Ziervogel, G., A. Taylor, S. Hachigonta and J. Hoffmaister. 2008. Climate adaptation in southern Africa: addressing the needs of vulnerable communities



Alam, S. J., R. Meyer, G. Ziervogel and S. Moss. 2007. The impact of HIV/AIDS in the context of socioeconomic stressors: an evidence-driven approachJournal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, 10, 7.

Hachigonta, S., C. J. C. Reason and M. Tadross. 2007. An analysis of onset date and rainy season duration over ZambiaTheoretcal and Applied Climatology, 10.1007/s00704-007-0306-4. 

Johnston, P., G. Ziervogel and M. Matthew. 2007. The uptake and usefulness of weather and climate forecast information among water resource managers in the SW Cape region of South Africa. , 30, 380-389.

MacKellar, N. C.. 2007. Simulating the effects of land-surface change on southern Africa’s climate. , , .

MacKellar, N. C., B. C. Hewitson and M. A. Tadross. 2007. Namaqualand’s climate: recent historical changes and future scenariosJournal of Arid Environments, 70, 604-614 .

Mukheibir, P. and G. Ziervogel. 2007. Developing a municipal adaptation plan (MAP) for climate change: the City of Cape TownEnvironment and Urbanisation, 19, 143-158. 

Thomas, D. S. G., C. Twyman, H. Osbahr and B. Hewitson. 2007. Adaptation to climate change and variability: farmer responses to intra-seasonal precipitation trends in South AfricaClimatic Change, 83, 301-322.



Hachigonta, S. and C. J. C. Reason. 2006. Interannual variability in dry and wet spell characteristics over ZambiaClimate Research, 32, 49-62. 

Hewitson, B. C. and R. G. Crane. 2006. Consensus between GCM climate change projections with empirical downscaling: precipitation downscaling over South AfricaInternational Journal of Climatology, 26, 1315-1337. 

Reason, C. J. C., F. Engelbrecht, W. A. Landman, J. R. E. Lutjeharms, S. Piketh, C. J. de W. Rautenbach and B. C. Hewitson. 2006. A review of South African research in atmospheric science and physical oceanography during 2000-2005South African Journal of Science, 102, 35-45. 

Ziervogel, G., S. Bharwani and T. E. Downing. 2006. Adapting to climate variability: pumpkins, people and policyNatural Resources Forum, 30, 294-305.



Bharwani, S., M. Bithell, T. E. Downing, M. New, R. Washington and G. Ziervogel. 2005. Multi-agent modelling of climate outlooks and food security on a community garden scheme in Limpopo, South AfricaPhilosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 360, 2183-2194.

Hewitson, B. C. and R. G. Crane. 2005. Gridded area-averaged daily precipitation via conditional interpolationJournal of Climate, 18, 41-57.

Midgley, G. F., R. A. Chapman, B. Hewitson, P. Johnston, M. De Wit, G. Ziervogel, P. Mukheibir, L. Van Niekerk, M. Tadross, B. W. Van Wilgen, B. Kgope, P. D. Morant, A. Theron, R. J. Scholes and G. G. Forsyth. 2005. A status quo, vulnerability and adaptation assessment of the physical and socio-economic effects of climate change in the Western CapeCSIR Report No. ENV-S-C 2005-073.

Reason, C. J. C., S. Hachigonta and R. F. Phaladi. 2005. Interannual variability in rainy season characteristics over the Limpopo region of southern AfricaInternational Journal of Climatology, 25, 1835-1853.

Tadross, M., C. Jack and B. Hewitson. 2005. On RCM-based projections of change in southern African summer climateGeophysical Research Letters, 32, L23713, 10.1029/2005GL024460.



Ziervogel, G. 2004. Targeting seasonal climate forecasts for integration into household level decisions: the case of smallholder farmers in LesothoThe Geographical Journal, 170, 6-21.

Ziervogel, G. and T. E. Downing. 2004. Stakeholder networks: improving seasonal climate forecastsClimatic Change, 65, 73-101. 



Hewitson, B. 2003. Developing perturbations for climate change impact assessmentsEos, 84, 337-341.

New, M., R. Washington, C. Jack and B. Hewitson. 2003. Sensitivity of southern African climate to soil-moistureCLIVAR Exchanges, 8, 45-47.



Barrable, A., M. E. Meadows and B. C. Hewitson. 2002. Environmental reconstruction and climate modelling of the Late Quaternary in the winter rainfall region of the Western Cape, South AfricaSouth African Journal of Science, 98, 611-616.

Hewitson, B. C. and R. G. Crane. 2002. Self-organising maps: applications to synoptic climatologyClimate Research, 22, 13-26.