Neil Tandon (he/him)
Assistant Professor
Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering
Centre for Research in Earth and Space Science
York University
4700 Keele St., Petrie 153
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M3J 1P3
+1-416-736-2100 x22076

tandon at yorku dot ca

Research interests: climate dynamics, climate extremes
Curriculum vitae


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M. A. T. Mpanza and N. F. Tandon, 2022: Further probing the mechanisms driving projected decreases of extreme precipitation intensity over the subtropical Atlantic. Climate Dyn., doi:10.1007/s00382-022-06268-3. In press. [Link.]

D. R. M. Rao and N. F. Tandon, 2021: Mechanism of interannual cross-equatorial overturning anomalies in the Pacific Ocean. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 126, e2021JC017509, doi:10.1029/2021JC017509. [Link.]

N. F. Tandon, O. A. Saenko, M. A. Cane, and P. J. Kushner, 2020: Interannual variability of the global meridional overturning circulation dominated by Pacific variability. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 50, 559-574, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-19-0129.1. [Link.]

N. F. Tandon, J. Nie, and X. Zhang, 2018c: Strong influence of eddy length on boreal summertime extreme precipitation projections. Geophys. Res. Lett., 45, 10665-10672, doi:10.1029/2018GL079327. [Link.]

N. F. Tandon, P. J. Kushner, D. Docquier, J. J. Wettstein, and C. Li, 2018b: Reassessing sea ice drift and its relationship to long-term Arctic sea ice loss in coupled climate models. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 123, 4338-4359, doi:10.1029/2017JC013697. [Link.]

N. F. Tandon, X. Zhang, and A. H. Sobel, 2018a: Understanding the dynamics of future changes in extreme precipitation intensity. Geophys. Res. Lett., 45, 2870-2878, doi:10.1002/2017GL076361. [Link.]

P. J. Kushner et al., 2018: Canadian snow and sea ice: assessment of snow, sea ice, and related climate processes in Canada's earth system model and climate prediction system. Cryosphere, 12, 1137-1156, doi:10.5194/tc-12-1137-2018. [Link.]

D. Docquier, F. Massonnet, A. BarthÚlemy, N. F. Tandon, O. Lecomte, and T. Fichefet, 2017: Relationships between Arctic sea ice drift and strength modelled by NEMO-LIM3.6. Cryosphere, 11, 2829-2846, doi:10.5194/tc-11-2829-2017. [Link.]

N. F. Tandon and M. A. Cane, 2017: Which way will the circulation shift in a changing climate? Possible nonlinearity of extratropical cloud feedbacks. Climate Dyn., 48, 3759-3777, doi:10.1007/s00382-016-3301-6. [Link.]

N. F. Tandon and P. J. Kushner, 2015: Does external forcing interfere with the AMOC's influence on North Atlantic sea surface temperature? J. Climate, 28, 6309-6323, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00664.1. [Link.] [Handy schematic of North Atlantic variability.]

N. F. Tandon, E. P. Gerber, A. H. Sobel, and L. M. Polvani, 2013: Understanding Hadley Cell expansion versus contraction: insights from simplified models and implications for recent observations. J. Climate, 26, 4304-4321, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00598.1. [Link.]

N. F. Tandon, L. M. Polvani, and S. M. Davis, 2011: The response of the tropospheric circulation to water vapor-like forcings in the stratosphere. J. Climate, 24, 5713-5720, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00069.1. [Link.]

S.-W. Son, N. F. Tandon, and L. M. Polvani, 2011: The fine-scale structure of the global tropopause derived from COSMIC GPS radio occultation measurements. J. Geophys. Res., 116, D20113, doi:10.1029/2011JD016030. [Link.]

S.-W. Son, N. F. Tandon, L. M. Polvani, and D. W. Waugh, 2009: Ozone hole and Southern Hemisphere climate change. Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L15705, doi:10.1029/2009GL038671. [Link.]