Publications

Under review:

  1. 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.  Nonstationary weather and water extremes: a review of methods for their detection, attribution, and management. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions, doi:10.5194/hess-2020-576, 2020
  2. 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, 2020.
  3. Anderson, B., Slater, L.J., Dadson, S., Blum, A. Statistical attribution of the influence of urban and tree cover change on streamflow in the U.S.A., submitted to Water Resources Research, 2020.
  4. Slater, L.J., Villarini, G., Archfield, S., Faulkner, D., Lamb, R., Khouakhi A., Yin, J. Global changes in 20-year, 50-year and 100-year river floods, submitted to Geophysical Research Letters, 2020.
  5. Brunner, M., Slater, L.J., Tallaksen, L., Clark, M. Challenges in modeling and predicting floods and droughts: A review, submitted to WIREs Water, 2020.
  6. Lancaster, J., Rice, S., Slater, L.J., Lester, R.E., Downes, B.J. Hydrology controls oviposition habitat but concurrence with seasonal egg-laying patterns varies among caddisflies, submitted to Water Resources Research, 2020.
  7. 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 to Nature Communications, 2020

Published:

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Slater, L.J., Khouakhi, A., Wilby, R. (2019River channel conveyance capacity adjusts to modes of climate variability , Scientific Reports, 9:12619, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-48782-1
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Slater, L.J., Villarini, G. (2018Enhancing the predictability of seasonal streamflow with a statistical dynamical approach. Geophysical Research Letters. doi:10.1029/2018GL077945
  14. 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).
  15. 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
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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
  20. 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.
  21. 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 
  22. 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
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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
  26. Slater, L.J. (2015) Changing Channels (Outreach article), Planet EarthHtml version. pp.22-23, ISSN: 1479-2605.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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
  30. 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, Master’s thesis, ENS-lyon)