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Published manuscripts



60.R. SoríR. NietoA. Drumond, S. Vicente-Serrano, L. Gimeno (2017) The atmospheric branch of the hydrological cycle over the Indus, Ganges, and Brahmaputra river basinsHydrology and Earth System Sciences, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 6379-6399, 2017 (Published)

59. M. StojanovicA. DrumondR. NietoL. Gimeno (2017) Moisture Transport Anomalies over the Danube River Basin during Two Drought Events: A Lagrangian Analysis, Atmosphere, 8(10), 193; doi:10.3390/atmos8100193

58. J. A. Collins, M. Prange, T. Caley, L. Gimeno, B. Beckmann, S. Mulitza, C. Skonieczny, D. Roche, E. Schefuß (2017) Rapid termination of the African Humid Period triggered by northern high-latitude cooling, Nature Communications, 8, doi:10.1038/s41467-017-01454-y

57. D. CiricR. Nieto, A.M. Ramos, A. DrumondL. Gimeno (2017) Wet Spells and Associated Moisture Sources Anomalies across Danube River Basin, Water, 9, 615, doi:10.3390/w9080615

56. S.M. Vicente-Serrano, E. Aguilar, R. Martínez, N. Martín-Hernández, C. Azorin-Molina, A. Sanchez-Lorenzo, A. El Kenawy, M. Tomás-Burguera, E. Morán-Tejeda, J.I. Lopez-Moreno, J. Revuelto, S. Beguería, J.J. Nieto, A. DrumondL. GimenoR. Nieto(2017) The complex influence of ENSO on droughts in Ecuador, Climate Dynamics, 48:405-427, DOI: 10.1007/s00382-016-3082-y

55. M. VázquezR. NietoA. DrumondL. Gimeno (2017) Extreme Sea Ice Loss over the Arctic: An Analysis Based on Anomalous Moisture Transport, Atmosphere, 8(2), 32; doi:10.3390/atmos8020032

54. R. SoríR. NietoA. DrumondL. Gimeno (2017) The Niger River Basin Moisture Sources: A Lagrangian Analysis, Atmosphere, 8(2), 38, doi:10.3390/atmos8020038

53. A.M. Durán-QuesadaL. Gimeno, J. Amador (2017) Role of moisture transport for Central American precipitation, Earth System Dynamics, 8, 147-161, doi:10.5194/esd-8-147-2017

52. I. Hoyos, F. Domínguez, J. Cañón-Barriga, J.A. Martínez, R. NietoL. Gimeno, P.A. Dirmeyer (2017) Moisture origin and transport processes in Colombia, northern South America, Climate Dynamics, pp 1-20, DOI: 10.1007/s00382-017-3653-6

51. L.F. Gozzo, R.P. da Rocha, L. GimenoA. Drumond (2017) Climatology and numerical case study of moisture sources associated with subtropical cyclogenesis over the southwestern Atlantic Ocean, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 122, doi:10.1002/2016JD025764

50. S.M. Vicente-Serrano, J.I. Lopez-Moreno, K. Correa, G. Avalos, J. Bazo, C. Azorin-Molina, F. Domínguez-Castro, A. El Kenawy, L. GimenoR. Nieto (2017) Recent changes in monthly surface air temperature over Peru, 1964-2014, International Journal of Climatology, doi:10.1002/joc.5176

49. A. DrumondL. GimenoR. Nieto, R.M. Trigo, S.M. Vicente-Serrano (2017) Drought episodes in the climatological sinks of the Mediterranean moisture source: The role of moisture transport, Global and Planetary Change, doi: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2016.12.004

48. S.M. Vicente-Serrano, M. Bidegain, M. Tomas-Burguera, F. Domínguez-Castro, A.E. Kenawy, T. McVicar, C. Azorin-Molina, J.I. Lopez-Moreno, R. NietoL. Gimeno, A. Giménez (2017) A comparison of temporal variability of observed and model-based pan evaporation over Uruguay (1973–2014), International Journal of Climatology, doi:10.1002/joc.5179

47. R. SoríR. Nieto, S.M. Vicente-Serrano, A. DrumondL. Gimeno (2017) A Lagrangian Perspective of the Hydrological Cycle in the Congo River Basin, Earth System Dynamics, doi:10.5194/esd-2017-21





46. L.A. Pampuch, A. DrumondL. Gimeno, T. Ambrizzi (2016) Anomalous patterns of SST and moisture sources in the South Atlantic Ocean associated with dry events in southeastern Brazil, International Journal of Climatology, doi: 10.1002/joc.4679

45. A.M. Ramos, R. Nieto, R. Tomé, L. Gimeno, R.M. Trigo, M.L.R. Liberato, D.A. Lavers (2016) Atmospheric rivers moisture sources from a Lagrangian perspective, Earth System Dynamics, 7, 371-384, doi:10.5194/esd-7-371-2016

44. A. Drumond, E. Taboada, R. NietoL. Gimeno, S.M. Vicente-Serrano, J.I. Lopez-Moreno (2016) A Lagrangian analysis of the present-day sources of moisture for major ice-core sites, Earth System Dynamics, 7, 549-558, doi:10.5194/esd-7-549-2016

43. L. Gimeno, F. Dominguez, R. Nieto, R.M. Trigo, A. Drumond, C. Reason, A.S. Taschetto, A.M. Ramos, R. Kumar, J. Marengo (2016) Major Mechanisms of Atmospheric Moisture Transport and Their Role in Extreme Precipitation Events, Annual Review of Environment and Resources, Vol. 41

42. A. DrumondR. NietoL. Gimeno (2016) A Lagrangian approach for investigating anomalies in the moisture transport during drought episodes, Cuadernos de Investigación Geográfica, 42, pages 113-125, doi: 10.18172/cig.2925

41. M. VázquezR. NietoA. DrumondL. Gimeno (2016) Moisture transport into the Arctic: Source-receptor relationships and the roles of atmospheric circulation and evaporation, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 121, doi:10.1002/2016JD025400

40. D.G. Miralles, R. Nieto, N.G. McDowell, W.A. Dorigo, N.E.C Verhoest, Y.Y. Liu, A.J. Teuling, A.J. Dolman, S.P. Good, L. Gimeno (2016) Contribution of water-limited ecoregions to their own supply of rainfall, Environmental Research Letters, vol 11, doi: doi:10.1088/1748-9326/11/12/124007 

39. D. CiricM. StojanovicA. DrumondR. NietoL. Gimeno (2016) Tracking the Origin of Moisture over the Danube River Basin Using a Lagrangian Approach, Atmosphere, 7(12), 162; doi:10.3390/atmos7120162

38. A. DrumondL. GimenoR. Nieto, R.M. Trigo, S.M. Vicente-Serrano (2016) Drought episodes in the climatological sinks of the Mediterranean moisture source: The role of moisture transport, Global and Planetary Change, doi: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2016.12.004




37. R. SoríA. DrumondR. Nieto (2015) Moisture contribution of the Atlantic Warm Pool to precipitation: a Lagrangian analysis, Frontiers in Environmental Science, 3:22. doi: 10.3389/fenvs.2015.00022

36. M. Wegmann, Y. Orsolini, M. VázquezL. GimenoR. Nieto, O. Bulygina, R. Jaiser, D. Handorf, A. Rinke, K. Dethloff, A. Sterin, S. Brönnimann (2015) Arctic moisture source for Eurasian snow cover variations in autumn, Environmental Research Letters, 10 054015

35. A. DrumondL. Gimeno, R. Garcia-Herrera, R. Nieto (2015) Changes in the contribution of moisture from the Mediterranean Basin to the continental precipitation from 1980 onwards: a Lagrangian analysis, Journal of the Black Sea / Mediterranean Environment, Special Issue: 66-69

34. L. GimenoM. VázquezR. Nieto, R.M. Trigo (2015) Atmospheric moisture transport: the bridge between ocean evaporation and Arctic ice melting, Earth System Dynamics, pages: 583-589, vol: 2, doi:10.5194/esd-6-583-2015




33. L. Gimeno (2014) Oceanic sources of continental precipitation, Water Resources Research, 50, doi:10.1002/2014WR015477

32. Ramos A.M., Sprenger M., Wernli H., Durán-Quesada A., Lorenzo M. and Gimeno L. (2014) A new circulation type classification based upon Lagrangian air trajectories. Front. Earth Sci. 2:29. doi: 10.3389/feart.2014.00029

31. R. CastilloR. NietoA. DrumondL. Gimeno (2014) The role of the ENSO cycle in the modulation of moisture transport from major oceanic moisture sources, Water Resources Research, DOI: 10.1002/2013WR013900

30. R. CastilloR. NietoA. DrumondL. Gimeno (2014) Estimating the temporal domain when the discount of the net evaporation term affects the resulting net precipitation pattern in the moisture budget using a 3-D Lagrangian approach, PLoS ONE, 9(6), doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0099046

29. R. NietoR. CastilloA. DrumondL. Gimeno (2014) A catalog of moisture sources for continental climatic regions, Water Resources Research, 50, doi:10.1002/2013WR013901

28. R. NietoR. CastilloA. Drumond (2014) The modulation of oceanic moisture transport by the hemispheric annular modes, Frontiers in Earth Science, 2:11. doi: 10.3389/feart.2014.00011

27. A. Drumond, J. Marengo, T. Ambrizzi, R. Nieto, L. Moreira, L. Gimeno (2014) The role of Amazon Basin moisture on the atmospheric branch of the hydrological cycle: a Lagrangian analysis, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, vol. 18, pages 2577-2598, doi:10.5194/hessd-18-2577-2598 




26. L. GimenoR. NietoA. DrumondR. Castillo, R.M. Trigo (2013) Influence of the intensification of the major oceanic moisture sources on continental precipitation, Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 1443-1450, doi:10.1002/grl.50338

25. M. Gómez-Hernández, A. DrumondL. Gimeno, R. Garcia-Herrera (2013) Variability of moisture sources in the Mediterranean region during the period 1980-2000, Water Resources Research, 49(10), 6781-6794, doi:10.1002/wrcr.20538

24. R.M. Trigo, J.A. Añel, D. Barriopedro, R. Garcia-Herrera, L. GimenoR. NietoR. Castillo, M.R. Allen, N. Massey (2013) The record winter drought of 2011-2012 in the Iberian Peninsula, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, Soc., 94(9), S41-S45




24. L. GimenoR. NietoA. DrumondA.M. Durán-Quesada (2012) Ocean Evaporation and Precipitation, Enciclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology, Meyers, Robert A. (Ed.). CXXII, 12555 p.

23. A.M. Durán-Quesada, M.S. Reboita, L. Gimeno (2012) Precipitation in tropical America and the associated sources of moisture: a short review, Hydrological Sciences Journal, 57 (4), 1–13, DOI:10.1080/02626667.2012.673723

22. L. Gimeno, A. Stohl, R.M. Trigo, F. Domínguez, K. Yoshimura, L. Yu, A. DrumondA.M. Durán-QuesadaR. Nieto (2012) Oceanic and Terrestrial Sources of Continental Precipitation, Reviews of Geophysics, 50, RG4003, doi:10.1029/2012RG000389

21. M.L.R. Liberato, A.M. Ramos, R.M. Trigo, I.F. Trigo, A.M. Durán-QuesadaR. NietoL. Gimeno (2012) Moisture Sources and Large-Scale Dynamics Associated With a Flash Flood Event, Lagrangian Modeling of the Atmosphere, doi: 10.1029/2012GM001244




20. A. DrumondL. GimenoR. Nieto (2011) On the contribution of the Tropical Western Hemisphere Warm Pool source of moisture to the northern hemisphere precipitation through a lagrangian approach, Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, D00Q04, doi:10.1029/2010JD015397

19. A. DrumondR. NietoL. Gimeno (2011) Sources of moisture for China and their variations during drier and wetter conditions in 2000−2004: a Lagrangian approach, Climate Research, 50, 215–225, 2011 doi: 10.3354/cr01043

18. A. DrumondR. Nieto, E. Hernández, L. Gimeno (2011) A Lagrangian analysis of the variation in moisture sources related to drier and wetter conditions in regions around the Mediterranean Basin, NHESS, Special Issue Understanding dynamics and current developments of climate extremes in the Mediterranean region, 11, 2307–2320; doi:10.5194/nhess-11-2307-2011

17. P. Sousa, R.M. Trigo, P. Aizpurua, R. NietoL. Gimeno, R. Garcia-Herrera (2011) Trends and extremes of drought indices throughout the 20th century in the Mediterranean, NHESS, Special Issue "Understanding dynamics and current developments of climate extremes in the Mediterranean region", 11, 33–51; doi:10.5194/nhess-11-33-2011

16. S.M. Vicente-Serrano, J.I. Lopez-Moreno, A. DrumondL. GimenoR. Nieto, E. Morán-Tejeda, J. Lorenzo-Lacruz, S. Beguería, J. Zabalza (2011) Effects of warming processes on droughts and water resources in the NW Iberian ­Peninsula (1930−2006), Climate Research, 48:203–212

15. A. DrumondR. NietoL. Gimeno, S.M. Vicente-Serrano, J.I. Lopez-Moreno (2011) Characterization of the atmospheric component of the winter hydrological cycle in the Galicia / North Portugal Euroregion: a lagrangian approach, Climate Research, 48: 193-201

14. L. GimenoR. NietoA. DrumondA.M. Durán-Quesada, A. Stohl, H. Sodemann, R.M. Trigo (2011) A Close Look at Oceanic Sources of Continental Precipitation, Eos, 92(23), 193-200

13. M. Gómez-GesteiraL. GimenoM. deCastroM.N. LorenzoI. ÁlvarezR. NietoA.J.C. Crespo, A.M. Ramos, J.J. Taboada, F.E. Santo, D. Barriopedro (2011) The state of climate in NW Iberia, Climate Research, 48:109–144




12. R. NietoA.M. Durán-QuesadaL. Gimeno (2010) Major sources of moisture over Antarctic ice-core sites identified through a Lagrangian approach, Climate Research, 41, 45-49, doi: 10.3354/cr00842

11. A.M. Durán-QuesadaL. Gimeno, J.A. Amador, R. Nieto (2010) Moisture sources for Central America: Identification of moisture sources using a Lagrangian analysis technique, Journal of Geophysical Research, 15, D05103, doi: 10.1029/2009JD012455

10. A. DrumondR. NietoL. Gimeno, R.M. Trigo, T. Ambrizzi, E. De Souza (2010) A Lagrangian identification of the sources of moisture over Northeastern Brazil during its pre-rainy and rainy seasons, PLoS ONE, 5 (6), e11205

9. R. NietoL. GimenoA. Drumond, E. Hernández (2010) A Lagrangian identification of the main moisture sources and sinks affecting the Mediterranean area, WSEAS Transactions on Environment and Development, 5, vol. 6, 365-374

8. L. GimenoA. DrumondR. Nieto, R.M. Trigo, A. Stohl (2010) On the origin of continental precipitation, Geophysical Research Letters, 37, doi: 10.1029/2010GL043712

7. L. GimenoR. Nieto, R.M. Trigo, S. Vicente, J.I. Lopez-Moreno (2010) Where does the Iberian Peninsula moisture come from? An answer based on a Largrangian approach, Journal of Hydrometeorology, doi: 10.1175/2009JHM1182.1




6. A. DrumondR. NietoL. Gimeno, T. Ambrizzi (2008) A Lagrangian identification of major sources of moisture over Central Brazil and La Plata Basin, Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, D14128, doi:10.1029/2007JD009547

5. R. Nieto, R.M. Trigo, L. Gimeno (2008) Potential outflows pathways for Iberian atmospheric middle-lived pollution, Open Atmospheric Science Journal, 2, 18-22; doi: 10.2174/1874282300802010018

4. R. Nieto, D. Gallego, R.M. Trigo, P. Ribera, L. Gimeno (2008) Dynamic identification of moisture sources in the Orinoco basin in equatorial South America, Hydrological Sciences Journal, 53 (3), pp. 602-617 




3. R. NietoL. Gimeno, D. Gallego, R.M. Trigo (2007) Identification of major sources of moisture and precipitation over Iceland, Meteorologische Zeitschrift, (special issue Weather and Climate of Iceland and the Icelandic Waters)16(1), 37-44




2. R. NietoL. Gimeno (2006) Atmospheric transport towards the Iberian Peninsula in the range 3-10 days. Sources of middle-lived pollutants and aerosols, The Scientific World Journal, 6, 1041-1047 (doi:10.1100/tsw.2006.208)

1. R. NietoL. Gimeno, R.M. Trigo (2006) A Lagrangian identification of major sources of Sahel moisture, Geophysical Research Letters, 33, L18707 (doi:10.1029/2006GL027232)