Published manuscripts


158. L. Gimeno-SoteloM. StojanovicR. SoríR. Nieto, S. Vicente-Serrano, L. Gimeno (2024) Nexus between the deficit in moisture transport and drought occurrence in regions with projected drought trendsEnvironmental Research Letters; doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/ad560b [pdf]

157. A. Pérez-AlarcónM. Vázquez, R.M. Trigo, R. NietoL. Gimeno (2024) Evaluation of WRF model configurations for dynamic downscaling of tropical cyclones activity over the North Atlantic basin for Lagrangian moisture tracking analysis in future climateAtmospheric Research; doi: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2024.107498 [pdf]

156. A. Pérez-AlarcónJ. C. Fernández-Álvarez, R.M. Trigo, R. NietoL. Gimeno (2024) Insights into the origin of precipitation moisture for tropical cyclones during rapid intensification processTropical Cyclone Research and Review; doi: 10.1016/j.tcrr.2024.05.001 [pdf]

155. A. Pérez-AlarcónP. Coll-HidalgoJ. C. Fernández-ÁlvarezR. Sorí, R.P. da Rocha, M. Simões Reboita, R. NietoL. Gimeno (2024) Quantifying the related precipitation and moisture sources in the lifecycle of subtropical cyclones in the South Atlantic basinQuarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society; doi: 10.1002/qj.4734  [pdf]

154. L. Gimeno-Sotelo, A. El Kenawy, M. Franquesa, I. Noguera, B. Fernández-Duque, F. Domínguez-Castro, D. Peña-Angulo, F. Reig, R. Sorí, L. GimenoR. Nieto, S. Vicente-Serrano (2024) Assessment of the Global Relationship of Different Types of Droughts in Model Simulations Under High Anthropogenic EmissionsEarth´s Future 12(4); doi:10.1029/2023EF003629 [pdf]

153. A.S. Taschetto, M. Stojanovic, C. M. Holgate, A. Drumond, J. P. Evans, L. GimenoR. Nieto (2024) Changes in moisture sources contributed to the onset and development of the 2017-2019 southeast Australian droughtWeather and Climate Extremes, VO: XXXXX ; DOI: 10.1016/j.wace.2024.100672 (Published) [pdf]

152. L. Gimeno-Sotelo, E. Bevacqua, J. C. Fernández-Álvarez, D. Barriopedro, J. Zscheischler, L. Gimeno (2024) Projected changes in extreme daily precipitation linked to changes in precipitable water and vertical velocity in CMIP6 modelsAtmospheric Research, doi: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2024.107413 [pdf]

151. A. Pérez-AlarcónJ. C. Fernández-ÁlvarezR. NietoL. Gimeno (2024) LATTIN: A Python-based tool for Lagrangian atmospheric moisture and heat trackingSoftware Impacts, doi: 10.1016/j.simpa.2024.100638 [pdf]

150. A. Devanand, G. M. Falster, Z. E. Gillett, S. Hobeichi, C. M. Holgate, C. Jin, M. Mu, T. Parker, S. W. Rifai, K. S. Rome, M. Stojanovic, E. Vogel, N. J. Abram, G. Abramowitz, S. Coats, J. P. Evans, A. J. E. Gallant, A. J. Pitman, S. B. Power, S. P. Rauniyar, A. S. Taschetto, A. M. Ukkola (2024) Australia’s Tinderbox Drought: An extreme natural event likely worsened by human-caused climate changeScience Advances 10, doi: 10.1126/sciadv.adj3460 [pdf]

149. L. Gimeno-SoteloR. SoríR. Nieto, S. Vicente-Serrano, L. Gimeno (2024) Unravelling the origin of the atmospheric moisture deficit that leads to droughtsNature Water, doi: 10.1038/s44221-023-00192-4


148. A. Pérez-AlarcónP. Coll-HidalgoJ. C. Fernández-Álvarez, R.M. Trigo, R. NietoL. Gimeno (2023) Impacts of tropical cyclones on the global water budgetnpj Climate and Atmospheric Science  6 , 212 ; doi: 10.1038/s41612-023-00546-5 [pdf]

147. J. C. Fernández-ÁlvarezA. Pérez-AlarcónJ. Eiras-Barca, S. Rahimi, R. NietoL. Gimeno (2023) Projected changes in atmospheric moisture transport contributions associated with climate warming in the North AtlanticNature Communications 4, 6476 ; doi: 10.1038/s41467-023-41915-1 [pdf]

146. R. Sánchez-Murillo, L. González-Hita, M. A. Mejía-González, B. Carteño-Martinez, J. C. Aparicio-González, D. Mañón-Flores, L. Ortega, M. StojanovicR. NietoL. Gimeno (2023) Tracing isotope precipitation patterns across MexicoPLOS WATER, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pwat.0000136 [pdf]

145. M. StojanovicR. Sorí, G. Guerova, M. VázquezR. NietoL. Gimeno (2023) Vegetation Greenness Sensitivity to Precipitation and Its Oceanic and Terrestrial Component in Selected Biomes and Ecoregions of the WorldRemote Sensing 15(19), 4706; doi: 10.3390/rs15194706 [pdf]

144. M. Andres-Martin, C. Azorin-Molina, C. Shen, J. C. Fernández-ÁlvarezL. Gimeno, S. Vicente-Serrano, J. Zha (2023) Uncertainty in surface wind speed projections over the Iberian Peninsula: CMIP6 GCMs versus a WRF-RCMAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences; doi: 10.1111/nyas.15063 [pdf]

143. L. Gimeno-Sotelo, E. Bevacqua, L. Gimeno (2023) Combinations of drivers that most favor the occurrence of daily precipitation extremesAtmospheric Research 294, 106959 ; doi: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2023.106959 [pdf]

142. M. Heydarizad, L. Gimeno, M. Minaei, M. S. Gharehghouni (2023) Stable Isotope Signatures in Tehran’s Precipitation: Insights from Artificial Neural Networks, Stepwise Regression, Wavelet Coherence, and Ensemble Machine Learning ApproachesWater 15(13); doi: 10.3390/w15132357 [pdf]

141. G. Alvarez-SocorroJ. C. Fernández-ÁlvarezR. Nieto (2023) Moisture Source Analysis of Two Case Studies of Major Extreme Precipitation Events in Summer in the Iberian PeninsulaAtmosphere 14(8), 1213; doi: 10.3390/atmos14081213 [pdf]

140. A. Koppa, J. Keune, D. A. MacLeod, M. Singer, R. NietoL. Gimeno, K. Michaelides, R. Rosolem, G. Otieno, A. Tadege, D.G. Miralles (2023) A Lagrangian analysis of the sources of rainfall over the Horn of Africa DrylandsJournal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres; doi: 10.1029/2022JD038408 [pdf]

139. H. Li, J. Keune, F. Smessaert, R. NietoL. Gimeno, D.G. Miralles (2023) Land–atmosphere feedbacks contribute to crop failure in global rainfed breadbasketsnpj Climate and Atmospheric Science 6 :51; doi: 10.1038/s41612-023-00375-6 [pdf]

138. G. Alvarez-SocorroJ. C. Fernández-ÁlvarezL. Gimeno (2023) Space-Time Causality Analysis of Regional Impacts of ENSO on Terrestrial and Oceanic PrecipitationAtmosphere 14(5), 841; doi: 10.3390/atmos14050841

137. A. Pérez-AlarcónP. Coll-HidalgoJ. C. Fernández-Álvarez, R.M. Trigo, R. NietoL. Gimeno (2023) Climatological variations of moisture sources for precipitation of North Atlantic tropical cyclones linked to their tracksAtmospheric Researchd 290, 106778; doi: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2023.106778

136. J. C. Fernández-ÁlvarezA. Pérez-AlarcónJ. Eiras-Barca, A.M. Ramos, S. Rahimi-Esfarjani, R. NietoL. Gimeno (2023) Changes in moisture sources of atmospheric rivers landfalling the Iberian Peninsula with WRF-FlexpartJournal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, doi: 10.1029/2022JD037612 [pdf]

135. A. Pérez-AlarcónP. Coll-HidalgoJ. C. Fernández-Álvarez, R.M. Trigo, R. NietoL. Gimeno (2023) The rare case of Hurricane Catarina (2004) over the South Atlantic Ocean: The origin of its precipitation through a Lagrangian approachQuarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, doi: 10.1002/qj.4452 [pdf]

134. A. Pérez-AlarcónJ. C. Fernández-ÁlvarezR. Sorí, M.L.R. Liberato, R.M. Trigo, R. NietoL. Gimeno (2023) How much of precipitation over the Euroregion Galicia – Northern Portugal is due to tropical-origin cyclones?: A Lagrangian approachAtmospheric Research 285, 106640; doi: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2023.106640 [pdf]

133. A. Pérez-AlarcónP. Coll-HidalgoJ. C. Fernández-Álvarez, R.M. Trigo, R. NietoL. Gimeno (2023) Evaluating changes in the moisture sources for tropical cyclones precipitation in the North Atlantic that underwent extratropical transitionGeophysical Research Letters; doi: 10.1029/2022GL102120 [pdf]

132. A. Pérez-AlarcónR. SoríJ. C. Fernández-ÁlvarezR. NietoL. Gimeno (2023) Moisture Source for the Precipitation of Tropical Cyclones Over the Pacific Ocean Through a Lagrangian ApproachJournal of Climate; doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-22-0287.1 [pdf]

131. J. C. Fernández-ÁlvarezM. VázquezA. Pérez-AlarcónR. NietoL. Gimeno (2023) Comparison of Moisture Sources and Sinks Estimated with Different Versions of FLEXPART and FLEXPART-WRF Models Forced with ECMWF Reanalysis DataJournal of Hydrometeorology, doi: 10.1175/JHM-D-22-0018.1 [pdf]

130. J. C. Fernández-ÁlvarezX. CostoyaA. Pérez-Alarcón, S. Rahimi, R. NietoL. Gimeno (2023) Dynamic downscaling of wind speed over the North Atlantic Ocean using CMIP6 projections: Implications for offshore wind power densityEnergy Reports 9; 873-885; doi: 10.1016/j.egyr.2022.12.036 [pdf]

129. L. Gimeno-SoteloL. Gimeno (2023) Where does the link between atmospheric moisture transport and extreme precipitation matter? Weather and Climate Extremes 39, 100536; doi: 10.1016/j.wace.2022.100536 [pdf]

128. R. SoríL. Gimeno-SoteloR. Nieto, M.L.R. Liberato, M. StojanovicA. Pérez-AlarcónJ. C. Fernández-ÁlvarezL. Gimeno (2023) Oceanic and terrestrial origin of precipitation over 50 major world river basins: Implications for the occurrence of droughtScience of The Total Environment 859(2); doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.160288 [pdf]


127. J. C. Fernández-ÁlvarezA. Pérez-AlarcónR. NietoL. Gimeno (2022) TROVA: TRansport Of water VAporSoftwareX 20; doi:  10.1016/j.softx.2022.101228 [pdf]

126. J. Cui, X. Lian, C. Huntingford, L. Gimeno, T. Wang, J. Ding, M. He, H. Xu, A. Chen, P. Gentine, S. Piao (2022) Global water availability boosted by vegetation-driven changes in atmospheric moisture transportNature Geoscience;  doi: 10.1038/s41561-022-01061-7 [pdf]

125. S. A. Te Wierik, J. Keune, D.G. Miralles, J. Gupta, Y. A. Artzy-Randrup, L. GimenoR. Nieto, L. H. Cammeraat (2022) The Contribution of Transpiration to Precipitation Over African WatershedsWater Resources Research 58(11); doi: 10.1029/2021WR031721 [pdf]

124. A. Pérez-AlarcónP. Coll-HidalgoJ. C. Fernández-ÁlvarezR. NietoL. Gimeno (2022) Estimation of mean water vapour residence time during tropical cyclones using a Lagrangian approachTropical Cyclone Research and Review 11(2); doi: 10.1016/j.tcrr.2022.08.001 [pdf]

123. J. Eiras-BarcaI. AlgarraR. Nieto, M. Schröder, M. I. Hegglin, L. Gimeno (2022) Analysis of the main source regions of moisture transport events with the new ESA CCI/CM-SAF total column water vapour climate data record (v2)Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society; doi: 10.1002/qj.4358

122. M. VázquezR. Nieto, M.L.R. Liberato, L. Gimeno (2022) Influence of teleconnection patterns on global moisture transport during peak precipitation monthInternational Journal of Climatology; doi: 10.1002/joc.7843 SFX

121. A. Pérez-AlarcónJ. C. Fernández-ÁlvarezR. SoríR. NietoL. Gimeno (2022) Moisture source identification for precipitation associated with tropical cyclone development over the Indian Ocean: a Lagrangian approachClimate Dynamics; doi: 10.1007/s00382-022-06429-4 

120. P. Coll-HidalgoA. Pérez-AlarcónR. Nieto (2022) Moisture Sources for the Precipitation of Tropical-like Cyclones in the Mediterranean Sea: A Case of StudyAtmosphere 13; doi: 10.3390/atmos13081327 

119. L. GimenoR. SoríM. VázquezM. StojanovicI. AlgarraJ. Eiras-BarcaL. Gimeno-SoteloR. Nieto (2022) Extreme precipitation eventsWiley Interdisciplinary Reviews-Water, e1611; doi: 10.1002/wat2.1611 

118. L. Gimeno-SoteloL. Gimeno (2022) Concurrent extreme events of atmospheric moisture transport and continental precipitation: The role of landfalling atmospheric riversAtmospheric Research 278, 106356; doi: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2022.106356

117. P. Coll-HidalgoA. Pérez-AlarcónL. Gimeno (2022) Origin of Moisture for the Precipitation Produced by the Exceptional Winter Storm Formed over the Gulf of Mexico in March 1993Atmosphere 13(7), 1154; doi: 10.3390/atmos13071154

116. M. Stojanovic, G. Mehabie Mulualem, R. SoríM. VázquezR. NietoL. Gimeno (2022) Precipitation Moisture Sources of Ethiopian River Basins and Their Role During Drought ConditionsFrontiers in Earth Science 10, 929497; doi: 10.3389/feart.2022.929497

115. M. Escobar, I. Hoyos, R. Nieto, J. C. Villegas (2022) The Importance of Continental Evaporation for Precipitation in Colombia: A Baseline Combining Observations from Stable Isotopes and Modeling Moisture TrajectoriesHydrological Processes; doi: 10.1002/hyp.14595

114. L. Gimeno-Sotelo, P. de Zea Bermudez, I. AlgarraL. Gimeno (2022) Modelling hydrometeorological extremes associated to the moisture transport driven by the Great Plains low-level jetStochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, doi: 10.1007/s00477-022-02199-x

113. A. Pérez-AlarcónR. SoríJ. C. Fernández-ÁlvarezR. NietoL. Gimeno (2022) Where Does the Moisture for North Atlantic Tropical Cyclones Come From?Journal of Hydrometeorology 23(3), 457–472 ; doi: 10.1175/JHM-D-21-0117.1

112. R. SoríM. StojanovicR. Nieto, M.L.R. Liberato, L. Gimeno (2022) Spatiotemporal Variability of Droughts in the Congo River BasinChapter 11 AGU Book, Congo Basin Hydrology, Climate, and Biogeochemistry: A Foundation for the Future;  

111. F. Dominguez, J. Eiras-Barca, Z. Yang, D. Bock, R. NietoL. Gimeno (2022) Amazonian Moisture Recycling Revisited Using WRF With Water Vapor TracersJournal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 127 (4), doi: 10.1029/2021JD035259

110. A. Pérez-AlarcónP. Coll-HidalgoJ. C. Fernández-ÁlvarezR. SoríR. NietoL. Gimeno (2022) Moisture Sources for Precipitation Associated With Major Hurricanes During 2017 in the North Atlantic BasinJournal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 127(4), doi: 10.1029/2021JD035554

109. A. Pérez-AlarcónR. SoríJ. C. Fernández-ÁlvarezR. NietoL. Gimeno (2022) Dataset of outer tropical cyclone size from a radial wind profileData in Brief 40, doi: 10.1016/j.dib.2022.107825


108. L. GimenoI. AlgarraJ. Eiras-Barca, A.M. Ramos, R. Nieto (2021) Atmospheric river, a term encompassing different meteorological patternsWiley Interdisciplinary Reviews-Water, doi: 10.1002/wat2.1558

107. A. Pérez-AlarcónR. SoríJ. C. Fernández-Álvarez, R. NietoL. Gimeno (2021) Comparative climatology of outer tropical cyclone size using radial wind profilesWeather and Climate Extremes 33; 100366, doi: 10.1016/j.wace.2021.100366 

106. R. SoríR. Nieto, M.L.R. Liberato, L. Gimeno (2021) Oceanic versus terrestrial origin of El Niño Southern Oscillation–associated continental precipitation anomaliesAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences, doi: 10.1111/nyas.14665

105. L. GimenoJ. Eiras-Barca, A.M. Durán-Quesada, F. Domínguez, R. van der Ent, H. Sodemann, R. Sánchez-Murillo, R. Nieto, J. W. Kirchner (2021) The residence time of water vapour in the atmosphereNature Reviews Earth & Environment, doi: 10.1038/s43017-021-00181-9

104. R. NietoL. Gimeno (2021) Addendum: A database of optimal integration times for Lagrangian studies of atmospheric moisture sources and sinksScientific Data 8: 130, doi: 10.1038/s41597-021-00902-1

103. M. StojanovicR. Nieto, M.L.R. Liberato, R. SoríM. VázquezL. Gimeno (2021) Tracking the origins of moisture over Vietnam: The role of moisture sources and atmospheric drivers on seasonal hydroclimatic conditionsInternational Journal of Climatology; doi: 10.1002/joc.7156

102. D. Ferreira Braz, T. Ambrizzi, R.P. da Rocha, I. AlgarraR. NietoL. Gimeno (2021) Assessing the Moisture Transports Associated With Nocturnal Low-Level Jets in Continental South AmericaFrontiers in Environmental Science 9, Art. 657764; doi: 10.3389/fenvs.2021.657764

101.  A. E. Melgarejo, P. Ordoñez, R. Nieto, C. Peña-Ortiz, R. Garcia-Herrera, L. Gimeno (2021) Mechanisms for Severe Drought Occurrence in the Balsas River Basin (Mexico)Atmosphere 12(3), 368;

100. A. Pérez-AlarcónJ. C. Fernández-ÁlvarezR. SoríR. NietoL. Gimeno (2021) The Combined Effects of SST and the North Atlantic Subtropical High-Pressure System on the Atlantic Basin Tropical Cyclone Interannual VariabilityAtmosphere 2(3), 329, https: // 10.3390/atmos12030329

99. M. VázquezR. Nieto, M.L.R. Liberato, L. Gimeno (2021) A data base of contributions of major oceanic and terrestrial moisture sources on continental daily extreme precipitationData in Brief 35, 106830, doi: 

98. J. Eiras-Barca, A.M. Ramos, I. AlgarraM. Vázquez, F. Domínguez, G. Miguez-Macho, R. NietoL. Gimeno, J.J. Taboada, F. M. Ralph (2021) European West Coast atmospheric rivers: A scale to characterize strength and impactsWeather and Climate Extremes 31,

97. A. Drumond, M. StojanovicR. NietoL. Gimeno, M.L.R. Liberato, T. Pauliquevis, M. Oliveira, T. Ambrizzi (2021) Dry and Wet Climate Periods over Eastern South America: Identification and Characterization through the SPEI IndexAtmosphere 12(2) 155,

96. J. Perdigón-Morales, R. Romero-Centeno, P. Ordoñez, R. NietoL. Gimeno, B. S. Barrett (2021) Influence of the Madden-Julian Oscillation on moisture transport by the Caribbean Low Level Jet during the Midsummer Drought in MexicoAtmospheric Research 248, 105243,



95. M. VázquezR. Nieto, M.L.R. Liberato, L. Gimeno (2020) Atmospheric moisture sources associated with extreme precipitation during the peak precipitation monthWeather and Climate Extremes 30, 100289,

94. I. AlgarraR. Nieto, A.M. Ramos, J. Eiras-Barca, R.M. Trigo, L. Gimeno (2020) Significant increase of global anomalous moisture uptake feeding landfalling Atmospheric RiversNature Communications 11, 5082,

93. A.M. Durán-Quesada, R. Sorí, P. Ordoñez, L. Gimeno (2020) Climate Perspectives in the Intra–Americas SeasAtmosphere 11(9), 959,

92. L. GimenoR. NietoR. Sorí (2020) The growing importance of oceanic moisture sources for continental precipitationnpj Climate and Atmospheric Science 3, 

91. M. Stojanovic, M.L.R. Liberato, R. SoríM. Vázquez, T. Phan-Van, H. Duongvan, T. Hoang Cong, P. N. B. Nguyen, R. NietoL. Gimeno (2020) Trends and Extremes of Drought Episodes in Vietnam Sub-Regions during 1980–2017 at Different TimescalesWater 12 (3), 813,

90. J. Eiras-Barca, F. Domínguez, Z. Yang, D. Chug, R. NietoL. Gimeno, G. Miguez-Macho (2020) Changes in South American hydroclimate under projected Amazonian deforestationAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Special Issue: The Year in Climate Science Research, doi: 10.1111/nyas.14364

89. L. GimenoM. VázquezJ. Eiras-BarcaR. SoríM. StojanovicI. AlgarraR. Nieto, A.M. Ramos, A.M. Durán-Quesada, F. Dominguez (2020) Recent progress on the sources of continental precipitation as revealed by moisture transport analysisEarth Science Reviews 201, 103070, 1-25,



88. M. Heydarizad, E. Raeisi, R. SoríL. Gimeno (2019) Developing Meteoric Water Lines for Iran Based on Air Masses and Moisture SourcesWater 11(11), 2359,

87. M.S. Reboita, R. Nieto, R.P. da Rocha, A. Drumond, M. VázquezL. Gimeno (2019) Characterization of Moisture Sources for Austral Seas and Relationship with Sea Ice ConcentrationAtmosphere 10(10), 627, 1-21,

86. M. VázquezI. AlgarraJ. Eiras-Barca, A.M. Ramos, R. NietoL. Gimeno (2019) Atmospheric Rivers over the Arctic: Lagrangian Characterisation of Their Moisture SourcesWater 11(1), 41, 1-14, doi:10.3390/w11010041

85. R. Nieto, D. Ciric, M. Vázquez, M.L.R. Liberato, L. Gimeno (2019) Contribution of the main moisture sources to precipitation during extreme peak precipitation monthsAdvances in Water Resources 131, 1-8,

84. I. AlgarraJ. Eiras-BarcaR. NietoL. Gimeno (2019) Global climatology of nocturnal low-level jets and associated moisture sources and sinksAtmospheric Research 229, 39-59,

83. L. GimenoM. VázquezJ. Eiras-BarcaR. SoríI. AlgarraR. Nieto (2019) Atmospheric moisture transport and the decline in Arctic Sea iceWiley Interdisciplinary Reviews-Climate Change, 1-12,

82. A.P. FerreiraR. NietoL. Gimeno (2019) Completeness of radiosonde humidity observations based on the Integrated Global Radiosonde ArchiveEarth System Science Data 11, 603-627,

81. R. NietoL. Gimeno (2019) A database of optimal integration times for Lagrangian studies of atmospheric moisture sources and sinksScientific Data 6, 1-10;

80. A. Drumond, M. Stojanovic, R. Nieto, S.M. Vicente-Serrano, and L. Gimeno (2019) Linking Anomalous Moisture Transport and Drought Episodes in the IPCC Reference RegionsBull. Amer. Meteor. Soc, doi: 

79. R. Garcia-Herrera, J.M. Garrido-Perez, D. Barriopedro, C. Ordóñez, S.M. Vicente-Serrano, R. NietoL. GimenoR. Sorí, P. Yiou (2019) The European 2016/2017 droughtJournal of Climate 32(7),

78. R. SoríR. Nieto, A. Drumond, M. StojanovicL. Gimeno (2019) On the Connection between Atmospheric Moisture Transport and Dry Conditions in Rainfall Climatological Zones of the Niger River BasinWater 11(3), 1-20;

77. L. Gimeno-Sotelo, R. NietoM. Vázquez, L. Gimeno (2019) The role of moisture transport for precipitation in the inter-annual and inter-daily fluctuations of the Arctic sea ice extensionEarth System Dynamics 10, 121-133,

76. M. Heydarizad, E. Raeisi, R. SoríL. Gimeno (2019) An overview of the atmospheric moisture transport effect on stable isotopes (δ18O, δ 2H) and D excess contents of precipitation in IranTheoretical and Applied Climatology, 1-17,

75. I. Algarra, J. Eiras-Barca, Gonzalo Miguez-Macho, R. Nieto,  L. Gimeno (2019) On the assessment of the moisture transport by the Great Plains low-level jetEarth System Dynamics 10, 107-119,

74. P. Ordoñez, R. NietoL. Gimeno, P. Ribera, D. Gallego, C. A. Ochoa-Moya, A. I. Quintanar (2019) Climatological moisture sources for the Western North American Monsoon through a Lagrangian approach: their influence on precipitation intensityEarth System Dynamics 10, 59-72, doi:

73M. VázquezI. Algarra, J. Eiras-Barca, A.M. Ramos, R. NietoL. Gimeno (2019) Atmospheric Rivers over the Arctic: Lagrangian Characterisation of Their Moisture SourcesWater 11(1), 1-14, doi:10.3390/w11010041

72. A.M. Ramos, R.C. Blamey, I. AlgarraR. NietoL. Gimeno, R. Tomé, C. Reason, R.M. Trigo (2019) From Amazonia to southern Africa: atmospheric moisture transport through low-level jets and atmospheric riversAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1436(1), 217-230, doi: 10.1111/nyas.13960 



71. M. Heydarizad, E. Raeisi, R. SoríL. GimenoR. Nieto (2018) The Role of Moisture Sources and Climatic Teleconnections in Northeastern and South-Central Iran’s Hydro-Climatology. Water 10(11), 1-18, 

70. M. Heydarizad, E. Raeisi, R. SoríL. Gimeno (2018) The Identification of Iran’s Moisture Sources Using a Lagrangian Particle Dispersion Model. Atmosphere 9(10), 408,

69. D. Ciric, R. Nieto, A.M. Ramos, A. Drumond,  L. Gimeno (2018) Contribution of Moisture from Mediterranean Sea to Extreme Precipitation Events over Danube River BasinWater 10(9), 1182, 

68. M. Stojanovic, A. Drumond, R. Nieto,  L. Gimeno (2018) Variations in Moisture Supply from the Mediterranean Sea during Meteorological Drought Episodes over Central EuropeAtmosphere 9, 1-15, doi:10.3390/atmos9070278 

67. S.M. Vicente-Serrano, R. Nieto,  L. Gimeno, C. Azorin-Molina, A. Drumond, A. El Kenawy, F. Domínguez-Castro, M. Tomas-Burguera, M. Peña-Gallardo (2018) Recent changes of relative humidity: regional connections with land and ocean processesEarth System Dynamics 9(2), 915-937,

66. M. Stojanovic, A. Drumond, R. Nieto,  L. Gimeno (2018) Anomalies in Moisture Supply during the 2003 Drought Event in Europe: A Lagrangian AnalysisWater 10(4), doi:10.3390/w10040467 

65. D. Ciric, R. Nieto, L. Losada, A. Drumond,  L. Gimeno (2018) The Mediterranean Moisture Contribution to Climatological and Extreme Monthly Continental PrecipitationWater 10(4), doi:10.3390/w10040519 

64. L. Gimeno-Sotelo, R. NietoM. Vázquez,  L. Gimeno (2018) A new pattern of the moisture transport for precipitation related to the drastic decline in Arctic sea ice extentEarth System Dynamics 9, 611-625, 

63. R. Sorí, J. Marengo, R. Nieto, A. Drumond, L. Gimeno (2018) The Atmospheric Branch of the Hydrological Cycle over the Negro and Madeira River Basins in the Amazon RegionWater 10(6),

62. M. Stojanovic, A. Drumond, R. Nieto,  L. Gimeno (2018) Variations in Moisture Supply from the Mediterranean Sea during Meteorological Drought Episodes over Central EuropeAtmosphere 9, doi:10.3390/atmos9070278 

61. M. VázquezR. Nieto, A. Drumond,  L. Gimeno (2018) Moisture transport from the Arctic: a characterization from a Lagrangian perspectiveCuadernos de Investigación Geográfica,

60. I. Hoyos, F. Domínguez, J. Cañón-Barriga, J.A. Martínez, R. Nieto,  L. Gimeno, P.A. Dirmeyer (2018) Moisture origin and transport processes in Colombia, northern South AmericaClimate Dynamics, doi: 10.1007/s00382-017-3653-6

59. Z. Salah, R. Nieto, A. Drumond, L. Gimeno, S. Vicente-Serrano (2018) A Lagrangian analysis of the moisture budget over the Fertile Crescent during two intense drought episodesJournal of Hydrology 560, 382-395,

58. M. Stojanovic, A. Drumond, R. Nieto,  L. Gimeno (2018) Anomalies in Moisture Supply during the 2003 Drought Event in Europe: A Lagrangian AnalysisWater 10(4), doi:10.3390/w10040467



57. M. VázquezR. Nieto, A. Drumond,  L. Gimeno (2017) Extreme Sea Ice Loss over the Arctic: An Analysis Based on Anomalous Moisture TransportAtmosphere 8(2), 32, doi:10.3390/atmos8020032 

56. R. SoríR. Nieto, A. Drumond, L. Gimeno (2017) The Niger River Basin Moisture Sources: A Lagrangian AnalysisAtmosphere 8(2), 38, doi:10.3390/atmos8020038 

55. A.M. Durán-Quesada,  L. Gimeno, J. Amador (2017) Role of moisture transport for Central American precipitationEarth System Dynamics 8, 147-161, doi:10.5194/esd-8-147-2017 

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

53. A. Drumond,  L. Gimeno R. Nieto, R.M. Trigo, S.M. Vicente-Serrano (2017) Drought episodes in the climatological sinks of the Mediterranean moisture source: The role of moisture transportGlobal and Planetary Change, doi: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2016.12.004

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

51. D. Ciric, R. Nieto, A.M. Ramos, A. Drumond,  L. Gimeno (2017) Wet Spells and Associated Moisture Sources Anomalies across Danube River BasinWater 9, 615, doi:10.3390/w9080615 

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

49. 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 coolingNature Communications 8, doi:10.1038/s41467-017-01454-y 

48. R. SoríR. Nieto, A. 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, 



47. L.A. Pampuch, A. Drumond, L. 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

46. 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 perspectiveEarth System Dynamics, 7, 371-384, doi:10.5194/esd-7-371-2016

45. 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 sitesEarth System Dynamics, 7, 549-558, doi:10.5194/esd-7-549-2016

44. 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 EventsAnnual Review of Environment and Resources 41

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

42. M. VázquezR. Nieto, A. Drumond,  L. Gimeno (2016) Moisture transport into the Arctic: Source-receptor relationships and the roles of atmospheric circulation and evaporationJournal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 121, doi:10.1002/2016JD025400

41. 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 rainfallEnvironmental Research Letters 11, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/11/12/124007 

40. D. Ciric, M. Stojanovic, A. Drumond, R. NietoL. Gimeno (2016) Tracking the Origin of Moisture over the Danube River Basin Using a Lagrangian ApproachAtmosphere 7(12), 162, doi:10.3390/atmos7120162

39. A. Drumond, L. 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 transportGlobal and Planetary Change, doi: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2016.12.004



38. R. Sorí, A. Drumond, R. Nieto (2015) Moisture contribution of the Atlantic Warm Pool to precipitation: a Lagrangian analysisFrontiers in Environmental Science, 3:22, doi: 10.3389/fenvs.2015.00022

37. 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 autumnEnvironmental Research Letters, 10 054015

36. A. Drumond, L. 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 analysisJournal of the Black Sea / Mediterranean Environment, Special Issue: 66-69

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



34. L. Gimeno (2014) Oceanic sources of continental precipitationWater Resources Research 50, doi:10.1002/2014WR015477

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

32. R. Castillo, R. Nieto, A. Drumond, L. Gimeno (2014) The role of the ENSO cycle in the modulation of moisture transport from major oceanic moisture sourcesWater Resources Research, doi: 10.1002/2013WR013900

31. R. Castillo, R. Nieto, A. Drumond, L. 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 approachPLoS ONE 9(6), doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0099046

30. R. Nieto, R. Castillo, A. Drumond, L. Gimeno (2014) A catalog of moisture sources for continental climatic regionsWater Resources Research 50, doi:10.1002/2013WR013901

29. R. Nieto, R. Castillo, A. Drumond (2014) The modulation of oceanic moisture transport by the hemispheric annular modesFrontiers in Earth Science 2:11, doi: 10.3389/feart.2014.00011

28. 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 analysisHydrology and Earth System Sciences 18, 2577-2598, doi:10.5194/hessd-18-2577-2598 



27. L. GimenoR. Nieto, A. Drumond, R. Castillo, R.M. Trigo (2013) Influence of the intensification of the major oceanic moisture sources on continental precipitationGeophysical Research Letters 40, 1443-1450, doi:10.1002/grl.50338

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

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



24. L. GimenoR. Nieto, A. Drumond, A.M. Durán-Quesada (2012) Ocean Evaporation and PrecipitationEnciclopedia 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 reviewHydrological 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 PrecipitationReviews 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 EventLagrangian Modeling of the Atmosphere, doi: 10.1029/2012GM001244



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

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

18. A. Drumond, R. 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 BasinNHESS, 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 MediterraneanNHESS, 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. Drumond, L. 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. Drumond, R. 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 approachClimate Research 48, 193-201

14. L. GimenoR. Nieto, A. Drumond, A.M. Durán-Quesada, A. Stohl, H. Sodemann, R.M. Trigo (2011) A Close Look at Oceanic Sources of Continental PrecipitationEos 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 IberiaClimate Research 48, 109–144



12. R. Nieto, A.M. Durán-Quesada, L. Gimeno (2010) Major sources of moisture over Antarctic ice-core sites identified through a Lagrangian approachClimate Research 41, 45-49, doi: 10.3354/cr00842

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

10. A. Drumond, R. 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 seasonsPLoS ONE 5 (6), e11205

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

8. L. Gimeno, A. Drumond, R. Nieto, R.M. Trigo, A. Stohl (2010) On the origin of continental precipitationGeophysical 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 approachJournal of Hydrometeorology, doi: 10.1175/2009JHM1182.1



6. A. Drumond, R. Nieto, L. Gimeno, T. Ambrizzi (2008) A Lagrangian identification of major sources of moisture over Central Brazil and La Plata BasinJournal 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 pollutionOpen 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 AmericaHydrological Sciences Journal 53 (3), 602-617 



3. R. NietoL. Gimeno, D. Gallego, R.M. Trigo (2007) Identification of major sources of moisture and precipitation over IcelandMeteorologische Zeitschrift, (special issue Weather and Climate of Iceland and the Icelandic Waters) 6(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 aerosolsThe 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 moistureGeophysical Research Letters 33, L18707; doi:10.1029/2006GL027232