Publications

Published (group members are indicated in bold font; see below for papers under review):

  1. Dwyer, G.K., Cummings, C.R., Rice, S. P., Lancaster, J., Downes, B., Slater, L., Lester, R.E. (2021) Using fractals to describe ecologically relevant patterns in distributions of large rocks in streams. Water Resources Research57(7), e2021WR029796. doi:10.1029/2021WR029796
  2. Slater L.J., Anderson A., Buechel M., Dadson S., Han S., Harrigan S., Kelder T., Kowal K., Lees T., Matthews T., Murphy C., Wilby R.L. (2021) Nonstationary weather and water extremes: a review of methods for their detection, attribution, and management. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, doi:10.5194/hess-25-3897-2021
  3. Xiong, J., Yin, J., Guo, S., Slater, L. (2021) Continuity of terrestrial water storage variability and trends across mainland China monitored by the GRACE and GRACE-Follow on satellites. Journal of Hydrology. doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2021.126308
  4. Slater, L.J., Villarini, G., Archfield, S., Faulkner, D., Lamb, R., Khouakhi A., Yin, J. (2021Global changes in 20-year, 50-year and 100-year river floods. Geophysical Research Letters. doi: 10.1029/2020GL091824 
  5. Lancaster, J., Rice, S., Slater, L.J., Lester, R.E., Downes, B.J. (2021Hydrological controls on oviposition habitat are associated with egg-laying phenology of some caddisflies, Freshwater Biology. doi: 10.1111/fwb.13718
  6. Brunner, M., Slater, L.J., Tallaksen, L., Clark, M. (2021Challenges in modeling and predicting floods and droughts: A review. WIREs Water. doi:10.1002/wat2.1520 
  7. Kelder, T., Müller, M., Slater, L.J., Marjoribanks, T, Wilby, R., Prudhomme, C., Bohlinger, P., Ferranti, L., Nipen, T. (2020) Using UNSEEN trends to detect decadal changes in 100-year precipitation extremes. Climate and Atmospheric Science
  8. Piégay, H., Arnaud, F., Belletti, B., Bertrand, M., Bizzi, S., Carbonneau, P., Dufour, S., Liebault, F., Ruiz-Villanueva, V., Slater, L.J. (2020), Remotely Sensed Rivers in the Anthropocene: State of the Art and Prospects. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms
  9. Slater, L.J., Thirel, G., Harrigan, S., Delaigue, O., Hurley, A., Khouakhi, A., Prodoscimi, I., Vitolo, C., and Smith, K. (2019Using R in hydrology: a review of recent developments and future directionsHydrology and Earth System Sciences, 23, 2939-2963, doi: 10.5194/hess-23-2939-2019
  10. Slater, L.J., Khouakhi, A., Wilby, R. (2019River channel conveyance capacity adjusts to modes of climate variability , Scientific Reports, 9:12619, doi:10.1038/s41598-019-48782-1
  11. Courty, L., Wilby, R., Hillier, J., Slater, L.J. (2019) Intensity-Duration-Frequency curves at the global scale, Environmental Research Letters, 14(8), doi:10.1088/1748-9326/ab370a
  12. Slater, L.J., Villarini, G., Bradley, A., Vecchi G. (2019) A dynamical statistical framework for seasonal streamflow forecasting in an agricultural watershed,  Climate Dynamics, 53(12), 7429-7445, doi:10.1007/s00382-017-3794-7
  13. Khouakhi, A., Villarini, G., Zhang, W., Slater, L. (2019Seasonal predictability of high sea level frequency from Nino3.4 along the U.S. West coast, Advances in Water Resources. doi: 10.1016/j.advwatres.2019.07.007
  14. Berghuijs, W., Harrigan, s., Molnar, P., Slater, L. , Kirchner, J., (2019The relative importance of different flood-generating mechanisms across EuropeWater Resources Research, doi:10.1029/2019WR024841
  15. Neri, A., Villarini, G., Slater, L.J., Napolitano, F. (2019On the statistical attribution of the frequency of flood events across the U.S. Midwest, Advances in Water Resources, 127(5), 225-236, doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2019.03.019
  16. Slater, L.J., Villarini, G., Bradley, A. (2019Evaluation of the skill of North-American Multi-Model Ensemble (NMME) Global Climate Models in predicting average and extreme precipitation and temperature over the continental USA. Climate Dynamics, 53(12)pp. 7381–7396. doi: 10.1007/s00382-016-3286-1
  17. Neri, A., Villarini, G., Salvi, K.A., Slater, L.J. and Napolitano, F. (2019On the decadal predictability of the frequency of flood events across the U.S. Midwest.  International Journal of Climatology. doi:10.1002/joc.5915
  18. Hillier, J. et al. (2019Demystifying academics to enhance university–business collaborations in environmental science, Geoscience Communication, 2, 1-23; doi:10.5194/gc-2-1-2019
  19. Slater, L.J., Villarini, G. (2018Enhancing the predictability of seasonal streamflow with a statistical dynamical approach. Geophysical Research Letters. doi:10.1029/2018GL077945
  20. Lutz, S., Popp, A., van Emmerik, T., Gleeson, T., Kalaugher, L., Möbius, K., Mudde, T., Walton, B., Hut, R., Savenije, H., Slater, L.J., Solcerova, A., Stoof, C. and Zink, M. (2018) HESS Opinions: Science in today’s media landscape – challenges and lessons from hydrologists and journalistsHydrology and Earth System Sciences, 22(7).
  21. Villarini, G., Slater, L.J. (2018) Examination of Changes in Annual Maximum Gage Height in the Continental United States Using Quantile RegressionJournal of Hydrologic Engineering (ASCE), doi:10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0001620
  22. Slater, L.J., Villarini, G. (2017) Evaluating the drivers of seasonal streamflow rates in the U.S. MidwestWater (MDPI). 9, 695; doi:10.3390/w9090695
    Open Access. PDF.
  23. Slater, L.J., Wilby, R.L. (2017) Measuring the changing pulse of rivers (Perspective article), Science, 357(6351), pp. 552, doi:10.1126/science.aao2441. Reprint.
  24. Zhang, W., Villarini, G., Slater, L.J., Vecchi, G., Bradley, A.A. (2017) Improved ENSO Forecasting using Bayesian Updating and the North American Multi Model Ensemble (NMME), Journal of Climate, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0073.1.
  25. Slater, L.J., Villarini, G., Bradley, A.A. (2017) Weighting of NMME temperature and precipitation forecasts across Europe, Journal of Hydrologydoi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2017.07.029
  26. Clubb, F.J., Mudd, S.M., Milodowski, D.T, Valters, D.A, Slater, L.J., Hurst, M.D., and Limaye, A.B.S. (2017) Geomorphometric delineation of floodplains and terraces from slope and channel relief thresholdsEarth Surface Dynamics, 5(3), pp.369-385. doi:10.5194/esurf-2017-21.
  27. Villarini, G., Slater, L.J. (2017) Climatology of flooding in the United StatesOxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science. doi:10.1093/acrefore/9780199389407.013.123 
  28. Wilby, R.L., Clifford, N.J., De Luca, P., Harrigan, S., Hillier, J.K., Hodgkins, R., Johnson, M.F., Matthews, T.K.R., Murphy, C., Noone, S.J., Parry, S., Prudhomme, C., Rice, S.P., Slater, L.J., Smith, K.A., Wood, P.J. (2017) The “dirty dozen” of freshwater science: Detecting then reconciling hydrological data biases and errors, Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews (WIREs) Water, 4:e1209. doi: 10.1002/wat2.1209
  29. Slater, L.J., Villarini, G. (2016On the impact of gaps on trend detection in extreme streamflow time series, International Journal of Climatology. ISSN: 1097-0088. doi: 10.1002/joc.4954.
  30. Slater, L.J., Villarini, G. (2016Recent trends in U.S. flood risk, Geophysical Research Letters, 2016. 43(24), pp.12, 428-12,436, doi: 10.1002/2016GL071199. Featured Research Spotlight in Eos.
  31. Slater L.J. (2016To what extent have changes in channel capacity contributed to flood hazard trends in England and Wales? Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 41(8), pp.1115-1128, ISSN: 0197-9337. Special Issue Stormy Geomorphology, doi: 10.1002/esp.3927
  32. Slater, L.J. (2015) Changing Channels (Outreach article), Planet EarthHtml version. pp.22-23, ISSN: 1479-2605.
  33. Slater, L.J., Singer, M.B., Kirchner J.W. (2015Hydrologic versus geomorphic drivers of trends in flood hazard, Geophysical Research Letters42(2), pp.370-376, ISSN: 0094-8276. doi: 10.1002/2014GL062482. PDFhtml. Supplementary material. Media attention: AGUniverse Publication Highlight.
  34. Clubb, F.J., Mudd S.M., Milodowski D.T., Hurst M.D., Slater L.J. (2014Objective extraction of channel heads from high resolution topographic data, Water Resources Research. 50(5), pp.4283-4304.  doi: 10.1002/2013WR015167.
  35. Slater, L. J. and Singer, M.B. (2013Imprint of climate and climate change in alluvial riverbeds: Continental United States, 1950-2011, Geology, 41(5), pp.595-598, ISSN: 0091-7613. doi:10.1130/G34070.1 PDF; htmlSupplementary material. Prize for the best student-led peer-reviewed journal article for 2013.  University of St Andrews Press Release
  36. Piégay, H., Alber, A., Slater, L.J., and Bourdin, L. (2009Census and typology of braided rivers in the French Alps, Aquatic Sciences, 71(3), 371–388, doi:10.1007/s00027-009-9220-4 (based on French MSc thesis, Slater, L.J. (2007) Caractérisation des rivières en tresses françaises, ENS-Lyon)

Manuscripts under review or in revision:

  1. Green, D., O’Donnell, E., Johnson, M., Slater, L.J., Thorne, C., Zheng, S., Ka Shun Chan, F. Green infrastructure: the future of urban flood risk management? submitted to WIREs Water. [revision submitted]
  2. Anderson, B., Slater, L.J., Dadson, S., Blum, A., Prosdocimi, I. Statistical attribution of the influence of urban and tree cover change on streamflow in the U.S.A. submitted to Water Res. Research [revision submitted]
  3. Chai, Y., Yue, Y., Naudts, K., Borthwick, A., Wang, Y., Miao, C., Slater, L., She, D., Feng, D., Hu, Y., Dolman, AJ. Is global revegetation straining water resources? [submitted]
  4. Lees, T., Buechel, M., Anderson, B., Slater, L., Reece, S., Coxon, G., and Dadson, S. Benchmarking Data-Driven Rainfall-Runoff Models in Great Britain: A comparison of LSTM-based models with four lumped conceptual models. MS No.: hess-2021-127, 2021. [in revision]
  5. Kelder, T., Wanders, N., van der Wiel, K., Marjoribanks, T., Slater, L., Wilby, R.L., Prudhomme, C. Interpreting extreme climate impacts from large ensemble simulations – are they unseen or unrealistic? Article reference: ERL-111081 [under review]
  6. Chai, Y., Yue, Y., Slater, L., Miao, C. Constrained CMIP6 projections reveal an acceleration of the global water cycle. [under review]
  7. Phillips, C.B., Masteller, C.C., Slater, L.J., Dunne, K.B.J., Francalanci, S., Lanzoni, S., Merritts, D.J., Lajeunesse, E., Jerolmack, D.J. The importance of threshold in alluvial river channel geometry and dynamics. Nature Reviews Earth & Environment. [in revision]
  8. Chai, Y., Yue, Y., Slater, L.J., Chen, T., Wang, G. Constrained CMIP6 projections indicate slower warming rates and reduced water availability across Asia [in revision]
  9. Brunner, M.I. and Slater, L.J. Extreme floods in Europe: going beyond observations using reforecast ensemble pooling. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. MS No.: hess-2021-345 https://hess.copernicus.org/preprints/hess-2021-345/ [under review]
  10. Buechel, M., Slater, L.J., Dadson, S. Hydrological impact of widespread afforestation in Great Britain. [submitted]