Neil Tandon (he/him)
Associate 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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O. A. Saenko and N. F. Tandon, 2024: Interannual variability of the heat budget in the tropical Pacific Ocean and its link to the overturning circulation, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, submitted.

S. M. A. Ali and N. F. Tandon, 2024: Influence of horizontal model resolution on the horizontal scale of extreme precipitation events. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., submitted.

J. L. Ward and N. F. Tandon, 2024: Why is summertime Arctic sea ice drift speed projected to decrease? Cryosphere, 18, 995-1012, doi:10.5194/tc-18-995-2024. [Link.] [Coverage on CBC Radio.]

O. A. Saenko, J. M. Gregory and N. F. Tandon, 2024: Uncertainties in the Arctic Ocean response to CO2: a process-based analysis. Climate Dyn., 62, 1649-1668, doi:10.1007/s00382-023-06986-2. [Link.]

N. A. Stanton and N. F. Tandon, 2023: How does tropospheric VOC chemistry affect climate? An investigation of preindustrial control simulations using the Community Earth System Model version 2. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 23, 9191-9216, doi:10.5194/acp-23-9191-2023. [Link.]

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., 59, 3317-3341, doi:10.1007/s00382-022-06268-3. [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. Atmos., 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.]