Publications Continued

ResearcherID (F-9952-2011)          Publications After 2010          Google Scholar               

Publications can be accessed via the OCP Division of LDEO,

the Columbia University Academic Commons, or through the links below.

*Indicates student author


23. *Lesperance, M., J.E. Smerdon and H. Beltrami (2010), Propagation of linear surface air temperature trends into the terrestrial subsurface, Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 115, D21115, doi:10.1029/2010JD014377.

22. Smerdon, J.E., A. Kaplan, and *D.E. Amrhein (2010), Erroneous Model Field Representations in Multiple Pseudoproxy Studies: Corrections and Implications, Journal of Climate, 23, 5548-5554 doi: 10.1175/2010JCLI3742.1. [Supplementary Website]

21. Smerdon, J.E., A. Kaplan, *D. Chang, and M.N. Evans (2011), A Pseudoproxy Evaluation of the CCA and RegEM Methods for Reconstructing Climate Fields of the Last Millennium, Journal of Climate, 24, 1284-1309, doi: 10.1175/2010JCLI4110.1. [Supplementary Website] Please note that the above linked article was subject to a corrigendum because of a production error at the publisher.  The original 2010 article is available online here.


20. Smerdon, J.E., H. Beltrami, *C. Creelman, and *M.B. Stevens (2009), Characterizing land-surface processes: A quantitative analysis using air-ground thermal orbits, Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 114, D15102, doi:10.1029/2009JD011768.


19. Smerdon, J.E., A. Kaplan, and *D. Chang (2008), On the Origin of the Standardization Sensitivity in RegEM Climate Field Reconstructions, Journal of Climate, 21(24), 6710-6723.

18. D'Arrigo, R., R. Allan, R. Wilson, J. Palmer, J. Sakulich, J.E. Smerdon, S. Bijaksana and L. Ode Ngkoimani (2008), Pacific and Indian Ocean climate signals in a tree-ring record of Java monsoon drought, International Journal of Climatology, 28: 1889-1901, doi:10.1002/joc.1679.

17. Smerdon, J.E., J.F. González-Rouco, and E. Zorita (2008), Comment on "Robustness of proxy-based climate field reconstruction methods" by Michael E. Mann et al., Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 113, D18106, doi:10.1029/2007JD009542. [Rutherford et al. Reply]

16. D'Arrigo, R., and J.E. Smerdon (2008), Tropical climate influences on drought variability over Java, Indonesia, Geophysical Research Letters, 35, L05707, doi:10.1029/2007GL032589. [Supplementary Materials]


15. Smerdon, J.E., and A. Kaplan (2007), Comment on "Testing the fidelity of methods used in proxy-based reconstructions of past climate": The role of the standardization interval, Journal of Climate, 20(22), 5666-5670. [Supplementary Website] [Mann et al. Reply]

14. Hegerl, G. C., T.J. Crowley, M. Allen, W.T. Hyde, H.N. Pollack, J. Smerdon, and E. Zorita (2007), Detection of Human Influence on a New, Validated 1500-Year Temperature Reconstruction, Journal of Climate, 20(4), 650-666.

13. *Stevens, M.B., J.E. Smerdon, J.F. González-Rouco, M. Stieglitz, and H. Beltrami (2007), Effects of bottom boundary placement on subsurface heat storage: Implications for climate model simulations, Geophysical Research Letters, 34, L02702, doi:10.1029/2006GL028546.

12. Stieglitz, M. and J.E. Smerdon (2007), Characterizing Land-Atmosphere Coupling and the Implications for Subsurface Thermodynamics, Journal of Climate, 20(1), 21-37.


11. Smerdon, J.E., and M. Stieglitz (2006), Simulating heat transport of harmonic temperature signals in the Earth's shallow subsurface: Lower-boundary sensitivities, Geophysical Research Letters, 33, L14402, doi:10.1029/2006GL026816.

10. Smerdon, J.E., H.N. Pollack, V. Cermak, J. W. Enz, M. Kresl, J. Safanda, and J.F. Wehmiller (2006), Daily, seasonal and annual relationships between air and subsurface temperatures, Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 111, D07101, doi:10.1029/2004JD005578.

9. Pollack, H.N., S. Huang, and J.E. Smerdon (2006), Five centuries of climate change in Australia: The view from underground, Journal of Quaternary Science, 21(7), 701-706.


8. Pollack, H.N., J.E. Smerdon, and P.E. van Keken (2005), Variable seasonal coupling between air and ground temperatures: A simple representation in terms of subsurface thermal diffusivity, Geophysical Research Letters, 32, L15405, doi:10.1029/2005GL023869.


7. Smerdon, J.E., H.N. Pollack, V. Cermak, J. W. Enz, M. Kresl, J. Safanda, and J.F. Wehmiller (2004), Air-ground temperature coupling and subsurface propagation of annual temperature signals, Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 109, D21107, doi:10.1029/2004JD005056.

6. Pollack, H. N., and J.E. Smerdon (2004), Borehole climate reconstructions: Spatial structure and hemispheric averages, Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 109, D11106, doi:10.1029/2003JD004163. [Rutherford and Mann Correction]


5. Smerdon, J.E., H. N. Pollack, J. W. Enz, and M. J. Lewis (2003), Conduction-dominated heat transport of the annual temperature signal in soil, Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth, 108(B9), 2431, doi:10.1029/2002JB002351.

4. Pollack, H.N., D.Y. Demezhko, A.D. Duchkov, I.V. Golovanova, S. Huang, V.A. Shchapov, and J.E. Smerdon (2003), Surface temperature trends in Russia over the past five centuries reconstructed from borehole temperatures, Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth, 108(B4), 2180, doi:10.1029/2002JB002154.

3. England, A.W., X. Lin, J.E. Smerdon, and H.N. Pollack (2003), The Influence of Soil Moisture Upon the Geothermal Climate Signal, IGARSS Proceedings, IEEE International, 1, 419-421, doi:10.1109/IGARSS.2003.1293795.

2. Lin, X., J.E. Smerdon, A.W. England, and H.N. Pollack (2003), A model study of the effects of climatic precipitation changes on ground temperatures, Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 108(D7), doi:10.1029/2002JD002878.


1. Beltrami, H., J.E. Smerdon, H.N. Pollack, and S. Huang (2002), Continental heat gain in the global climate system, Geophysical Research Letters, 29(8), doi:10.1029/2001GL014310 (Chosen as a GRL Editor's Highlight).

Publications After 2010