Refereed articles in print


Sceince_cover_10Jul2015Good, S. P., D. Noone, and G. J. Bowen, Hydrologic connectivity constrains partitioning of global terrestrial water fluxes, Science,  349 (6244),  175-177, DOI: 10.1126/science.aaa5931, 2015.

Klein, E. S., J. E. Cherry, J. Young, D. Noone, A. J. Leffler and J. M. Welker, Arctic cyclone water vapor isotopes support past sea ice retreat recorded in Greenland ice. Sci. Rep. 5, 10295; doi: 10.1038/srep10295, 2015.

Good, S. P., D. Noone, N. Kurita, M. Benetti, and G. J. Bowen (2015), D/H isotope ratios in the global hydrologic cycle, Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, doi: 10.1002/2015GL064117.


Bailey, A., Noone, D., Berkelhammer, M., Steen-Larsen, H. C., and Sato, P.: The stability and calibration of water vapor isotope ratio measurements during long-term deployments, Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss., 8, 5425-5466, doi:10.5194/amtd-8-5425-2015, 2015.

Tellus_B_Apr2015Lee, J., J. Worden. D. Noone. JH Chae, and C. Frankenberg, 2015: Isotopic changes due to convective moistening of the lower troposphere associated with variations in the ENSO and IOD from 2005 to 2006. Tellus B, 67, 26177,

jgrdcoverDee, S., D. Noone, N. Buenning, J. Emile-Geay, and Y. Zhou, 2015: SPEEDY-IER: A fast atmospheric GCM with water isotope physics.J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 120, 73.91, doi:10.1002/2014JD022194.


Williams, A. P., R. Seager, M. Berkelhammer, A. K. Macalady, M. A. Crimmins, T. W. Swetnam, A. T. Trugman, N. Buenning, N. Hryniw, N. G. McDowell, D. Noone, C. I. Mora, T. Rahn, 2014: Correlations between components of the water balance and burned area reveal new insights for predicting forest fire area in the southwest United States.International Journal of Wildland Fire 11/2014; 24(1). DOI: 10.1071/WF14023

image_cover_acpHerman, R. L., J. E. Cherry, J. Young, J. M. Welker, D. Noone, S. S. Kulawik, and J. R. Worden, 2014: Aircraft Validation of Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer Retrievals of HDO and H2O.Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 7, 3127.3138, 2014, doi:10.5194/amt-7-3127-2014.

image_cover_acpSteen-Larsen, H-C., A. E. Sveinbjornsdottir, A. J. Peters, V. Masson-Delmotte, M. Guishard, G. Hsiao, J. Jouzel, D. Noone, J. K. Warren, J. W. C. White, 2014: Climatic controls of marine surface water vapor deuterium excess in the North Atlantic based on 500 days of in situ, continuous measurements. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 7741-7756, doi:10.5194/acp-14-7741-2014, 2014.

jgrdcoverPetron, G. A. Karion, C. Sweeney, B. R. Miller, S. A. Montzka, G. Frost, M. Trainer, P. Tans, D. Helmig, A. Andrews, J. Kofler, D. Guenther, E. Dlugokencky, P. Lang, T. Newberger, S. Wolter, B. Hall, P. Novelli, A. Brewer, S. Conley, M. Hardesty, R. Banta, A. White, D. Noone, D. Wolfe and R. Schnell, 2013 A new look at hydrocarbons emissions from oil and gas operations in the Colorado Denver-Julesburg Basin. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119, 6836.6852, doi:10.1002/2013JD021272.

JAMC_coverWilliams, A. P., R. Seager, M. Berkelhammer, A. K. Macalady, M. A. Crimmins, T. W. Swetnam, A. T. Trugman, N. Buenning, N. Hryniw, N. G. McDowell, D. Noone, C. I. Mora, T. Rahn Causes and Implications of Extreme Atmospheric Moisture Demand during the Record-Breaking 2011 Wildfire Season in the Southwestern United States. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 53, 2671.2684.

GBC_coverKanner, L, N. Buenning, L. Stott, A. Timmermann and D. Noone, 2014: The role of soil processes in d18O terrestrial climate proxies. Global Biogeochemical Cycles,28, 239.252, doi:10.1002/2013GB004742.

JClimate_coverLangford, S., S. Stevenson and D. Noone, 2014: Analysis of precipitation in the US Southwest from historical simulations. Journal of Climate, doi:, 2014

jgrdcoverBerkelhammer, M., D. Asaf. D. Yakir, C. Still, S. Montzka, D. Noone, M. Gupta R. Provencal, H. Chen, D Yakir.Constraining surface carbon fluxes using in situ measurements of carbonyl sulfide and carbon dioxide. Journal of Geophysical Research- Atmospheres, DOI: 10.1002/2013GB004644, 2014

EarthScientistspring14Kellagher, E., D. Noone, L. Smith, A. Kaushik and A. Bailey, 2014: Inspiring future scientists through synergy between K-12 classroom learning and water cycle research. Earth Scientist XXX(1), 12-15.

jgrdcoverBuenning, N. H., D. C. Noone, J. Randerson, W. J. Riley, C. Still. The response of the 18O/16O composition of atmospheric CO2 to changes in environmental conditions, Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeoscience, 119, doi:10.1002/2013JG002312., 2014


jgrdcoverBailey, A. D. Toohey and D. Noone, 2013: Characterizing moisture exchange between the Hawaiian convective boundary layer and free troposphere using stable isotopes in water. Journal of Geophysical Research- Atmospheres, 118, 8208.8221, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50639.

jgrdcoverBerkelhammer, M. J. Hu, A. Bailey , D. Noone , C. Still , H. Barnard , D. Gochis, G. Hsiao , T. Rahn, A. Turnipseed, 2013: The nocturnal water cycle in an open-canopy forest. Journal of Geophysical Research- Atmospheres, 118, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50701.

jgrdcoverConroy J., K. Cobb and D. Noone, 2013: Comparison of precipitation isotope variability across the tropical Pacific in observations and SWING2 model simulations.  Journal of Geophysical Research- Atmospheres, 118, 5867.5892, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50412.

wrr_coverRisi, C., D. Noone, C. Frankenberg and John Worden, 2013: The role of continental recycling in intra-seasonal variations of continental moisture as deduced from model simulations and water vapor isotopic measurements. Water Resources Research, 49, 4136.4156, doi:10.1002/wrcr.20312.

GMD_cover_imageWong, J., M. Barth and D. Noone, 2013: Evaluating a lightning parameterization based on cloud-top height for mesoscale numerical model simulations.  Geosci. Model Dev., 6, 429-443, doi:10.5194/gmd-6-429-2013, 2013, 2012.

graphic_cp_coverTharammal, T., A. Paul, U. Merkel, and D. Noone, 2013: Influence of LGM boundary conditions on the global water isotope distribution in an atmospheric general circulation model  Clim. Past, 9, 789.809, doi:10.5194/cp-9-789-2013.

jgrdcoverBrown, D., J. Worden and D. Noone, 2012: Characteristics of tropical and subtropical atmospheric moistening derived from Lagrangian mass balance constrained by measurements of HDO and H2O. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 118, 54–72, doi: 10.1029/2012JD018507.

image_cover_acpNoone, D. C. Risi, A. Bailey, M. Berkelhammer, D.P. Brown, N. Buenning, S. Gregory, J. Nusbaumer, D. Schneider, J. Sykes, B. Vanderwende, J. Wong, Y. Meillier, and D. Wolfe, 2012: Determining water sources in the boundary layer from tall tower profiles of water vapor and surface water isotope ratios after a snowstorm in Colorado. Atmos. Chem. Phys.. 13, 1607-1623, doi:10.5194/acp-13-1607-2013, 2013.


jgrdcoverHurley, J. V., J. Galewsky, J. Worden and D. Noone, 2012: A test of the advection-condensation model for subtropical water vapor using stable isotopologue observations from Mauna Loa Observatory, Hawaii. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 117, D19118, doi:10.1029/2012JD018029.

image_cover_acpBarth, M. C., J. Lee, A. Hodzic, G. Pfister, W. C. Skamarock, J. Worden, J. Wong, and D. Noone, 2012:Thunderstorms and upper troposphere chemistry during the early stages of the 2006 North American Monsoon. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 16407-16455.

PNAS_Jul12_coverLiu, Z., A. E. Carlson, F. He, E. C. Brady, B. L. Otto-Bliesner, B. Briegleb, M. Wehrenberg, P. U. Clark, S. Wu, J. Cheng, J. X. Zhang, D. Noone and J. Zhu, 2012: Younger Dryas Cooling and the Greenland Climate Response to CO2. Proceeding of the National Academy of Science, 109, doi:10.1073/pnas.1202183109, 11101.11104.

JClimate_coverNoone, D., 2012: Pairing measurements of the water vapor isotope ratio with humidity to deduce atmospheric moistening and dehydration in the tropical mid-troposphere. Journal of Climate, 25(13), 4476.4494.

gl_31_08covSchneider, D. P., and D. Noone, 2012: Is a bipolar seesaw consistent with observed Antarctic climate variability and trends? Geophysical Research Letters, doi:10.1029/2011GL050826, L06704.

jgrdcoverRisi, C., D. Noone, J. Worden, C. Frankenberg, G. Stiller, M. Kiefer, B. Funke, K. Walker, P. Bernath, M. Schneider, D. Wunch, V. Sherlock, N. Deutscher, D. Griffith, P. Wennberg, K. Strong, D. Smale, E. Mahieu, S. Barthlott, F. Hase, O. Garcia, J. Notholt, T. Warneke, G. Toon, D. Sayres, S. Bony, J. Lee, D. Brown, R. Uemura and C. Sturm, 2012: Process-evaluation of tropospheric humidity simulated by general circulation models using water vapor isotopologues: 1. Comparison between models and observations. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 117, D05303, doi:10.1029/2011JD016621.

jgrdcoverRisi, C., D. Noone, J. Worden, C. Frankenberg, G. Stiller, M. Kiefer, B. Funke, K. Walker, P. Bernath, M. Schneider, S. Bony, J. Lee, D. Brown, and C. Sturm, 2012: Process-evaluation of tropospheric humidity simulated by general circulation models using water vapor isotopic observations: 2. Using isotopic diagnostics to understand the mid and upper tropospheric moist bias in the tropics and subtropics. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 117, D05304, doi:10.1029/2011JD016623.

AMT_coverWorden, J., S. Kulawik, C. Frankenberg, K. Bowman, V. Payne, K. Cady-Peirara, K. Wecht,J.-E. Lee, D. Noone, and C. Risi. Profiles of of CH4, HDO, H2O, and N2O with improved lower tropospheric vertical resolution from Aura TES radiances.  Atmos. Meas. Tech., 5, 397-411, 2012, doi:10.5194/amt-5-397-2012

jgrdcoverBerkelhammer, M., C. Risi, N. Kurita. and D. Noone, 2012: The moisture source sequence for the Madden-Julian Oscillation as derived from satellite retrievals of HDO and H2O. Journal of Geophsyical Research-Atmospheres117, D03106, doi:10.1029/2011JD016803.


jgrdcoverKurita, N., D. Noone, G. A. Schmidt, H. Yamada, and K. Yoneyama, 2011: Intraseasonal isotopic variation associated with the Madden-Julian Oscillation. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 116, D24101, doi:10.1029/2010JD015209.

jgrdcoverNoone, D., J. Galewsky, Z. Sharp, J. Worden, J. Barnes, D. Baer, A. Bailey, D. Brown, L. Christensen, E. Crosson, F. Dong, J. Hurley, L. Johnson, M. Strong, D. Toohey, A. Van Pelt, J. Wright, 2011:Properties of air mass mixing and humidity in the subtropics from measurements of the D/H isotope ratio of water vapor at the Mauna Loa Observatory. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 116, D22113, doi:10.1029/2011JD015773.

jgrdcoverBuenning, N., D. Noone, W. Riley, C. Still and J White, 2011: Influences of the hydrological cycle on observed inter-annual variations in atmospheric CO18O, Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeoscience. 116, G04001, doi:10.1029/2010JG001576.

JAMC_coverBailey, A., T. N. Chase, J. J. Cassano and D. Noone, 2010: Changing temperature inversion characteristics in the U.S Southwest and relationships to large-scale atmospheric circulation. J. Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 50, 1307-1323, doi: 10.1175/2011JAMC2584

image_cover_acpWorden,J., D. Noone, J. Galewsky, A. Bailey, K. Bowman, D. Brown, J. Hurley, S. Kulawik, J. Lee, and M. Strong, 2010: Estimate of bias in Aura TES HDO/H2O profiles from comparison of TES and in situ HDO/H2O measurements at the Mauna Loa Observatory. Atmospheric Chem. Phys., doi:10.5194/acp-11-4491-2011, 11, 4491-4503, 2011.

RCM_coverimageJohnson, L.R., Z. D. Sharp, J. Galewsky, M. Strong, A. van Pelt and D. Noone, 2010: Isotope correction for laser instrument measurement bias at low water vapor concentrations: applications to measurements from Mauna Loa Observatory, Hawaii. Rapid Comms. in Mass Spec., DOI: 10.1002/rcm.4894, 25(5), 608-616.

image_cover_acpLee, J., J. Worden, D. Noone, K. Bowman, A. Eldering, A. LeGrande, J.F. Li, G. Schmidt, and H. Sodemann, 2011: Relating tropical ocean clouds to moist processes using water vapor isotope measurements. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 11, 741.752


jgrdcoverRisi, C., S. Bony, F. Vimeux, C. Frankenberg, D. Noone, and J. Worden, 2010: Understanding the Sahelian water budget through the isotopic composition of water vapor and precipitation. J. Geophys. Res., 115, D24110, doi:10.1029/2010JD014690.

jgrccoverSejrup, H.P., S. J. Lehman, H. Hafidason, D. Noone, R.Muscheler,I.M. Berstad. I. M. and J. T. Andrews, 2010: Response of Norwegian Sea Temperature to Solar Forcing Since 1000 AD. J. Geophys. Res. – Oceans, doi:10.1029/2010JC006264, 115, C12034, doi:10.1029/2010JC006264.

epslSpeelman, E. N., J. O. Sewall, D. Noone, M. Huber, A. Heydt, J. Sinninghe Damste, G-J Reichart, 2010:Modeling the influence of a reduced equator-to-pole sea surface temperature gradient on the distribution of water isotopes in the Eocene. Earth and Planetaray Sciences Letters298, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2010.07.026, 57-65.

graphic_cp_coverSturm, C., Q. Zhang, and D. Noone, 2010: An introduction to stable water isotopes in climate models: benefits of forward proxy modelling for paleoclimatology. Climate of the Past 6, 115-129.


Nature_18Nov2009Noone, D., 2009: A kink in the thermometer. Nature492, 295-296, doi:10.1038/462295a


Gupta, P., D. Noone, J. Galewsky, C. Sweeny, and B. H. Vaughn, 2009: Demonstration of high RCM_coverimageprecision continuous measurements of water vapor isotopologues in laboratory and remote field deployments using WS-CRDS technology. Rapid Communications in Mass-spectrometry23(16), DOI: 10.1002/rcm.4100, 2534-2542.

jgrdcoverLiu, J. J., D. B. A. Jones, J. R. Worden, D Noone, M. Parrington, and J. Kar, 2009: Analysis of the summertime buildup of tropospheric ozone abundances over the Middle East and North Africa as observed by the Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer instrument. J. Geophys. Res., 114, D05304, doi:10.1029/2008JD010993

jgrgcoverStill, C. J., W. J. Riley, S. C. Biraud, D. Noone, N. H. Buenning, J. T. Randerson, M. S. Torn, J. Welker, J. W. C. White, R. Vachon, G. D. Farquhar, and J. A. Berry, 2009: The influence of clouds and diffuse radiation on ecosystem-atmosphere CO2 and CO18O exchanges. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences114, G01018, doi:10.1029/2008JG000675


jgrdcoverYoshimura, K., M. Kanamitsu, D. Noone, and T. Oki, 2008: Historical isotope simulation using reanalysis atmospheric data. Journal of Geophysical Research113, D19108, doi:10.1029/2008JD010074.

jgrdcoverGregory, S., and D. Noone, 2008: Variability in the teleconnection between the El Nino-Southern Oscillation and West Antarctic climate. Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, D17110, doi:10.1029/2007JD009107.

jgrdcoverBrown, D., J. Worden, and D. Noone, 2008: Comparison of atmospheric hydrology over convective continental regions using water vapor isotope measurements from space. Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, doi:10.1029/2007JD009676

JClimate_coverMasson-Delmotte, V., H. Shugui, A. Ekaykin, J. Jouzel, A. Aristarain, R. T. Bernardo, D. Bromwhich, O. Cattani, M. Delmotte, S. Falourd, M. Frezzotti, H. Galle, L.Genoni, A. Landais, M. Helsen, G. Hoffmann, J. Lopez, V. Morgan, H. Motoyama, D. Noone, H. Oerter, J.R. Petit, A. Royer, R. Ruemura, G. Schmidt, E. Schosser, J. Simaes, E. Steig, B. Stenni, M. Stievenard, F. Vimeux, J.W.C. White, 2008: A review of Antarctic surface snow isotopic composition: observations, atmospheric circulation and isotopic modelling. Journal of Climate, 21(13), 3359-3387.

jgrdcoverNoone, D., 2008: The influence of midlatitude and tropical overturning circulation on the isotopic composition of atmospheric water vapor and Antarctic precipitation. Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, D04102, doi:10.1029/2007JD008892.


jgrdcoverSchneider, D. P. and D. C. Noone, 2007: Spatial covariance of water isotopes in ice cores during 20th Century climate change. Journal of Geophysical Research,112, D18105, doi:10.1029/2007JD008652.

Payne, V. H., D. Noone, C. Piccolo, R. G. Grainger and A. Dudhia, 2007: A global view of the deuterium content of upper tropospheric/stratospheric water vapour from satellite measurements. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 133(627), 1459 – 1471.

Worden, J. R., D. Noone, K. Bowman and TES Team Members, 2007: Importance of rain evaporation and continental convection in the tropical water cycle. Nature, 445, 528-532, doi:10.1038/nature05508.

jgrdcoverDayem, K. E., D. Noone and P. Molnar, 2007: Tropical Western Pacific Warm Pool and Maritime Continent precipitation rates and their contrasting relationships with the Walker Circulation. Journal of Geophysical Research, 112, D06101, doi:10.1029/2006JD007870.

jgrdcoverWorden, J. R., K. Bowman, D. Noone and TES Team Members, 2006: TES observations of the tropospheric HDO/H2O ratio: retrieval approach and characterization Journal of Geophysical Research, Journal of Geophysical Research, 111(D16), D16309, 10.1029/2005JD006606.


jgrdcoverBrown, J., I. Simmonds, and D. Noone, 2006: Modeling d18O in tropical precipitation and the surface ocean for present day climate. Journal of Geophysical Research, 111, D05105, doi:10.1029/2004JD005611.


jgrdcoverNoone, D., and I. Simmonds, 2004: The sea ice control on water isotope transport to Antarctica and implications for ice core interpretation, Journal of Geophys. Res., 109, D07105, doi:10.1029/2003JD004228.


Henderson-Sellers, A., K. McGuffie, D. Noone and P. Irannejad, 2003: Using stable water isotopes to evaluate basin-scale simulations of surface water budgets. Journal of Hyrdromet., 5(4), 805-822.

jgrdcoverJiang, X., C. D. Camp, R. L. Shia, D. Noone, C. Walker, and Yuk L. Yung, 2003: QBO and QBO-annual beat in the tropical total column ozone: a two-dimensional model simulation. Journal of Geophys. Res., 109, D16305, doi:10.1029/2003JD004377.

Ruzmaikin, A., J. Feynman, X. Jiang, D. Noone and Y. Yung, 2003: Solar influence on surface air temperature during the Maunder Minimum. Geophys. Res. Lett., L12201, doi:10.1029/2004GL019955, 2004.


jgrdcoverNoone, D., and I. Simmonds, 2002: The impact of annular changes in moisture transport mechanisms on the abundance of d18O in Antarctic snow, J. Geophys. Res., 107, 4742, doi:10.1029/2002JD002262.

JClimate_coverNoone, D., and I. Simmonds, 2002: Associations between d18O of water and climate parameters in a simulation of atmospheric circulation for 1979-1995. J. Climate, 15, 3150-3169.

20th Century

jgrdcoverNoone, D., J. Turner and R. Mulvaney, 1999: Characteristics of accumulation in Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica. J. Geophys. Res., 104, 19191-19211.

AnnalsGlac_vol27Noone, D., and I. Simmonds, 1998: Implications for the interpretation of ice core isotope data from analysis of modelled Antarctic precipitation. Annals of Glaciology, 27, 398-402.

ammcoverNoone, D., and I. Simmonds, 1998: Similarity of ‘fast-growing perturbations’ and an illustrative experiment with ensemble forecasting. Aust. Met. Mag., 47, 5-19.

ammcoverNoone, D., and H. Stern, 1995: Verification of rainfall forecasts from the Australian Bureau of Meteorology’s Global Assimilation and Prognosis (GASP) system. Aust. Met. Mag., 44, 275-287.


Book chapters

Chase, T and D. Noone: General Circulation, Encyclopedia of Natural Resources, Taylor and Francis, in press 2014.

Noone, D., and C. Sturm, 2010: Comprehensive dynamical models of global and regional water isotope distributions. In: West, J., G. Bowen, T. Dawson and K. Tu (eds.) Isoscapes: Understanding movement, patterns, and process on Earth through isotope mapping. ISBN: 978-90-481-3353-6. Springer, 487pp.

Helliker, B., and D. Noone, 2010: Novel approaches to monitoring of water vapor isotope ratios: Plants, satellites and lasers. In: West, J., G. Bowen, T. Dawson and K. Tu (eds.) Isoscapes: Understanding movement, patterns, and process on Earth through isotope mapping. ISBN: 978-90-481-3353-6. Springer, 487pp.


Other refereed articles

Overpeck, J. T., M. Sturm, J. A. Francis, D. K. Perovich, M. C. Serreze, R. Benner, E. C. Carmack, F. S. Chapin III, S. C. Gerlach, L. C. Hamilton, L. D. Hinzman, M. Holland, H. P. Huntington, J. R. Key, A. H. Lloyd, G. M. MacDonald, J. McFadden, D. Noone, T. D. Prowse, P. Schlosser, and C. Vörösmarty, 2005: Arctic system on trajectory to new, seasonally ice-free state, EOS Trans AGU, 86(34), 309,312-313.

Bowen, G.J, J.B. West B.H. Vaughn, T.E. Dawson, J.R. Ehleringer, M.L. Fogel, K. Hobson, J. Hoogewerff C. Kendall, C.T. Lai, C.C. Miller, D. Noone, H. Schwarcz, C. J. Still, 2009: Isoscapes to address large-scale earth science challenges. EOS Trans. AGU90(13), pp.109-110



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