Robert Jnglin Wills

ETH Zurich
Sonneggstrasse 5
8092 Zurich

Office: NO G 47

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  • Nilsson, J., D. Ferreira, T. Schneider, and R. C. J. Wills, 2021: Is the surface salinity difference between the Atlantic and Indo–Pacific a signature of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation?, Journal of Physical Oceanography51, 769-787.
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  • Wills, R. C. J., D. S. Battisti, K. C. Armour, T. Schneider, and C. Deser, 2020: Pattern Recognition Methods to Separate Forced Responses from Internal Variability in Climate Model Ensembles and Observations, Journal of Climate, 33, 8693–8719.
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  • Wills, R. C. J. and T. Schneider, 2018: Mechanisms setting the strength of orographic Rossby waves across a wide range of climates in a moist idealized GCM. Journal of Climate, 31, 7679–7700.
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  • Ferreira, D., P. Cessi, H. K. Coxall, A. de Boer, H. A. Dijkstra, S. S. Drijfhout, T. Eldevik, N. Harnik, J. F. McManus, D. P. Marshall, J. Nilsson, F. Roquet, T. Schneider, R. C. Wills, 2018: Atlantic-Pacific asymmetry in deep water formation. Annual Reviews of Earth and Planetary Sciences, 46, 327-352.
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  • Wills, R. C., T. Schneider, J. M. Wallace, D. S. Battisti, and D. L. Hartmann, 2018: Disentangling global warming, multidecadal variability, and El Niño in Pacific temperaturesGeophysical Research Letters45, 2487-2496, doi: 10.1002/2017GL076327
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  • Wills, R.C., D.S. Battisti, D.L. Hartmann, and T. Schneider, 2017: Extracting Modes of Variability and Change from Climate Model Ensembles, Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Climate Informatics: CI 2017, V. Lyubchich, N.C. Oza, A. Rhines, and E. Szekely, Eds., NCAR Technical Note NCAR/TN-536+PROC, 25-28.

  • Wills, R. C., X. J. Levine and T. Schneider, 2017: Local energetic constraints on Walker circulation strength. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 74, 1907-1922. Corrigendum. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 76, 3965.
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  • Wills, R. C., M. P. Byrne, and T. Schneider, 2016: Thermodynamic and dynamic controls on changes in the zonally anomalous hydrological cycle. Geophysical Research Letters, 43, 4640-4649.
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  • Wills, R. C. and T. Schneider, 2016: How stationary eddies shape changes in the hydrological cycle: Zonally asymmetric experiments in an idealized GCMJournal of Climate, 29, 3161-3179.
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  • Wills, R. C., and T. Schneider, 2015: Stationary eddies and the zonal asymmetry of net precipitation and ocean freshwater forcing. Journal of Climate, 28, 5115-5133. Corrigendum. Journal of Climate, 30, 8841-8842.
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  • Schneider, T., and R. Wills, 2013: An L.A. Weather Report in 2100 A.D.
    Zocalo Public Square Nexus, February 19, 2013.