Peer-reviewed Publications

Last updated: 16 Feb 2018

Marshall, L., Schmidt, A., Toohey, M., Carslaw, K., Mann, G., Sigl, M., Khodri, M., Timmreck, C., Zanchettin, D., Ball, W.T., Bekki, S., Brooke, J., Dhomse, S., Johnson, C., Lamarque, J.-F., LeGrande, A., Mills, M., Niemeier, U., Pope, J.O., Poulain, V., Robock, A., Rozanov, E., Stenke, A., Sukhodolov, T., Tilmes, S., Tsigaridis, K., Tummon, F., 2018 Multi-model comparison of the volcanic sulfate deposition from the 1815 eruption of Mt. Tambora Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10.5194/acp-18-2307-2018 [Journal]

Ball, W.T., Alsing, J., Mortlock, D.J., Staehelin, J., Haigh, J.D., Peter, T., Tummon, F., Stuebi, R., Stenke, A., Anderson, J., Bourassa, A., Davis, S., Degenstein, D., Frith, S., Froidevaux, L., Roth. C, Sofieva, V., Wang, R., Wild, J., Yu, P., Ziemke, J., Rozanov, E.V., 2018 Evidence for a continuous decline in lower stratospheric ozone offsetting ozone layer recovery Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10.5194/acp-18-1379-2018 [Journal]

Ball, W.T., Alsing, J., Mortlock, D.J., Rozanov, E.V., Tummon, F., Haigh, J.D., 2017 Reconciling differences in stratospheric ozone composites Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10.5194/acp-17-12269-2017 [Journal]

Kuchar, A., Ball, W.T., Rozanov, E.R, Stenke, A., Revell, L., Miksovsky, J., Pisoft, P., Peter, T., 2016. On the aliasing of the solar cycle in the lower-stratospheric tropical temperature J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 10.1002/2017jd026948 [Journal]

Sukhodolov, T., Usoskin, I., Rozanov, E., Asvestari, E., Ball, W.T., Curran, M. A. J., Fischer, H., Kovaltsov, G., Miyake, F., W., Peter, T. , Plummer, C., Schmutz, Severi, M., Traversi, R, 2017. Atmospheric impacts of the strongest known solar particle storm of 775 AD Nature Scientific Reports, 10.1038/srep45257 [Journal]

Funke, B., Ball, W.T., Bender, S., Gardini, A., Harvey, V.L., Lambert, A., Lopez-Puertas, M., Marsh, D.R., Meraner, L., Nieder, H., Paivarinta, S-M., Perot, K., Randall, C.E., Reddmann, T., Rozanov, E., Schmidt, H., Seppala, A., Sinnhuber, M., Sukhodolov, T., Stiller, G.P., Tsvetkova, N., Verronen, P.T., Versick, S., von Clarmann, T., Walker, K., Yushkov, V, 2016. HEPPA-II model-measurement intercomparison project: EPP indirect effects during the dynamically perturbed NH winter 2008-2009 Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10.5194/acp-2016-971 [Journal]

Sukhodolov, T., Rozanov, E., Ball, W.T., Peter, T., Schmutz, W., Lossow, S., Peter, T., 2017. Modeling of the middle atmosphere response to 27-day solar irradiance variability J. Atmos. Sol.-Terr. Phys. , 152-153, 50-61, 10.1016/j.jastp.2016.12.004 [Journal]

Ball, W.T., Kuchar, A., Rozanov, E.V., Staehelin, J., Tummon, F., Smith, A.K., Sukhodolov, T., Stenke, A., Revell, L., Coulon, A., Schmutz, W., Peter, T., 2016. An upper-branch Brewer-Dobson circulation index for attribution of stratospheric variability and improved ozone and temperature trend analysis Atmos. Chem. Phys. , 16, 15485-15500, 10.5194/acp-16-15485-2016 [Journal]

Revell, L., Stenke, A., Rozanov, E., Ball, W., Lossow, S., Peter, T., 2016. The role of methane in projections of 21st century stratospheric water vapour Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 13067-13080, 10.5194/acp-16-13067-2016 [Journal]

Ball, W.T., Schmutz, W., Fehlmann, A., Finsterle, W., Walter, B., 2016. Assessing the beginning to end-of-mission sensitivity change of the PREcision MOnitor Sensor total solar irradiance radiometer (PREMOS/PICARD) SWSC, 4, A25 [Journal]

Zanchettin, D., Khodri, M., Timmreck, C., Toohey, M., Schmidt, A., Gerber, E. P., Hegerl, G., Robock, A., Pausata, F. S., Ball, W.T., Bauer, S. E., Bekki, S., Dhomse, S. S., LeGrande, A. N., Mann, G. W., Marshall, L., Mills, M., Marchand, M., Niemeier, U., Paulain, V., Rubino, A., Stenke, A., Tsigaridis, K., and Tummon, F., in review, 2016. The Model Intercomparison Project on the climatic response to Volcanic forcing (VolMIP): Experimental design and forcing input data Geosci. Model Dev., 10.5194/gmd-9-2701-2016 [Journal]

Stiller-Reeve, M. A., Heuze, C., Ball, W.T., White, R. H., Messori, G., van der Wiel, K., Medhaug, I., Eckes, A., O`Callaghan, A., Newland, M. J., Williams, S., Kasoar, M., Wittmeier, H. E., and Kumer, V., 2016. Improving together: better science writing through peer learning Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., 10.5194/hess-20-2965-2016. [EGU] [Journal]

Dhomse, S.S., Chipperfield, M.P., Damadeo, R.P., Zawodny, J.M., Ball, W.T., Feng, W., Hossaini, R., Mann, G.W., Haigh, J.D., 2016. On the ambiguous nature of the 11-year solar cycle signal in upper stratospheric ozone Geophys. Res. Lett., 10.1002/2016GL069958 [Journal]

Sukhodolov, T., Rozanov, E.V., Ball, W.T., Alkiviadis Bais, A., Tourpali, K., Shapiro, A.I., Telford, P., Smyshlyaev, S., Fomin, B., Sander, R., Bossay, S., Bekki, S., Marchand, M., Chipperfield, M.P., Dhomse, S., Haigh, J.D., Peter, T., Schmutz, W., 2016. Evaluation of simulated photolysis rates and their response to solar irradiance variability Journal Geophys. Res. - Atmospheres, 10.1002/2015JD024277 [Journal]

Ball, W.T., Haigh, J.D., Rozanov, E.V., Kuchar, A., Sukhodolov, T., Tummon, F., Shapiro, A.V., Schmutz, W., 2016. High solar cycle spectral variations inconsistent with stratospheric ozone observations Nature Geoscience, 10.1038/ngeo2640 [Journal]

Yeo, K. L., Ball, W.T., Krivova, N. A., Solanki, S. K., Unruh, Y. C., Morrill, J., 2015. UV solar irradiance in observations and the NRLSSI and SATIRE-S models JGR-Space Physics, 120. [NASA/ADS] [Journal]

Ball, W.T., Mortlock, D. J., Egerton J. S., Haigh, J. D., 2014. Assessing the relationship between spectral solar irradiance and stratospheric ozone using Bayesian inference. SWSC, 4, A25. [NASA/ADS] [Journal]

Ball, W.T., Krivova, N. A., Unruh, Y. C., Haigh, J. D., Solanki, S. K., 2014. A new SATIRE-S spectral solar irradiance reconstruction for solar cycles 21-23 and its implications for stratospheric ozone. J. Atmos. Sci., 71, 4086-4101. [NASA/ADS] [Journal]

Shapiro, A. I.; Solanki, S. K.; Krivova, N. A.; Schmutz, W. K.; Ball, W.T.; Knaack, R.; Rozanov, E. V.; Unruh, Y. C., 2014. The variability of Sun-like stars: reproducing observed photometric trends. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 569, A38, doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/201323086. [NASA/ADS] [pdf]

S. S. Dhomse, M. P. Chipperfield, W. Feng, W. T. Ball, Y. C. Unruh, J. D. Haigh, N. A. Krivova, S. K. Solanki, and A. K. Smith, 2013. Stratospheric O3 changes during 2001-2010: the small role of solar flux variations in a CTM. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 13, 10113-10123, doi: 10.5194/acp-13-10113-2013. [ACP] [NASA/ADS] [pdf]

Ball, W. T., Unruh, Y. C., Krivova, N. A., Solanki, S., Wenzler, T., Mortlock, D. J., Jaffe, A. H.;, 2012. Reconstruction of total solar irradiance 1974-2009. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 541, A27, doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/201118702. [NASA/ADS] [pdf]

Unruh Y. C., Ball, W. T., Krivova, N. A., 2011. Solar Irradiance Models and Measurements: A Comparison in the 220-240 nm wavelength band. Surveys in Geophysics, doi: 10.1007/s10712-011-9166-7. [NASA/ADS] [pdf]

Ball, W., Unruh, Y., Krivova, N., Solanki, S., & Harder, J., 2011. Solar irradiance variability: a six-year comparison between SORCE observations and the SATIRE model. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 530, A71, doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/201016189. [NASA/ADS] [pdf]

Conference proceedings

Gray, L.J., Ball, W.T., Misios, S., Feb. 2017. Solar influences on climate over the Atlantic / European sector AIP Conference Proceedings, 1810, 020002; [Journal]

Articles (non-peer-reviewed)

Haigh, J.D., Ball, W.T., & National Center for Atmospheric Research Staff (Eds)., June 2016. The Climate Data Guide: Total Solar Irradiance (TSI) datasets: An overview NCAR/UCAR Climate data guide [Journal]

Ball, W.T., Craske, J., Czaja, A., Ingram, J., Messori, G., Mouradian, S., Sheldon., L., Tull, J., White, R., Zhang, F., April 2012. Ocean Day Ocean Day, Grantham Institute [Ocean Day 2012 webpage] [pdf]

Outreach articles (non-peer-reviewed)

Ball, W. T., October 2017. Sonnenaktivitat und Erdklima (Solar activity and Earth's climate) b&uundner woche [pdf]

Ball, W. T., July 2016. Limitations in our knowledge of the Sun's variability and impact on stratospheric ozone Climanosco [Climanosco]

Dasi-Espuig, M. & Ball, W. T., November 2014. Our variable star (part 3): Solar irradiance back in time ClimateSnack [ClimateSnack]

Ball, W. T. & Dasi-Espuig, M., July 2014. Our variable star (part 2): Explaining the variations ClimateSnack [ClimateSnack]

Ball, W. T., December 2013. ClimateSnack: The slow-burning conference ClimateSnack [ClimateSnack]

Ball, W. T., November 2013. Our variable star (part 1): Getting trends in solar observations right ClimateSnack [ClimateSnack]

Ball, W. T., July 2013. What is our current understanding of solar irradiance variations? UK Solar Physics [UKSP Nuggets]

Ball, W. T., June 2013. Does the Sun influence climate regionally? ClimateSnack [ClimateSnack]

phd thesis

Ball, W. T., 2012 Observations and Modelling of Total and Spectral Solar Irradiance Imperial College London [pdf]