* author is co-advised graduate student


  • Dong, Y.*, C. Proistosescu, K.C. Armour, D.S. Battisti (2019): Attributing historical and future evolution of radiative feedbacks to regional warming patterns using a Green’s function approach: The preeminence of the western Pacific. Journal of Climate, in review. (preprint)

  • P. Huybers, P.R. Liataud, C. Proistosescu, R. Katz, S. Carbotte, C. Langmuir (2019): Sea-level faulted for abyssal hill spacing. Science, in review.

  • Wills, R.C.J., D.S. Battisti, C. Proistosescu, L. Thompson, K.C. Armour, and D.L. Hartmann (2019): Oceanic signatures of North Pacific decadal variability. Geophysical Research Letters. (pdf) (supp)

  • Siler, N., C. Proistosescu, Po-Chedley, S., (2018): Natural variability has slowed the decline in western-US snowpack since the 1980s. Geophysical Research Letters. (pdf) (supp)

  • Stuecker, M. F., C. M. Bitz, K. C. Armour, C. Proistosescu, S. M. Kang, S-P. Xie, D. Kim, F-F. Jin (2018): Characteristic tropical and polar climate responses to local and remote radiative forcing. Nature Climate Change. (pdf) (supp) (News & Views)

  • Po-Chedley, S., C. Proistosescu, K. C. Armour, B. D. Santer (2018): Forced temperature changes contaminate a natural variability constraint on climate sensitivity. Nature, Brief Communication Arising. (pdf)

  • Proistosescu, C., A. Donohoe, K. C. Armour, M. F. Stuecker, G. H. Roe, C. M. Bitz (2018): Radiative feedbacks from stochastic variability in surface temperature and radiative imbalance. Geophysical Research Letters. (pdf) (EOS highlight)

  • Proistosescu, C., P. Huybers (2017): Slow Mode Reconciles Estimates of Climate Sensitivity from Models and Observations. Science Advances. (pdf) (supp)

  • Huybers, P., C. Langmuir, R. Katz, D. Ferguson, C. Proistosescu, S. Carbotte (2016): Comment on “Sensitivity of seafloor bathymetry to climate-driven fluctuations in mid-ocean ridge magma supply”. Science. (pdf)

  • Proistosescu, C., P. Huybers, A. Rhines (2016): Identification and Interpretation of Non-Normality in Atmospheric Time-Series. Geophysical Research Letters. (pdf) (supp)

  • Proistosescu, C., P. Huybers, A. Maloof (2012): To tune or not to tune: Detecting orbital variability in Oligo-Miocene climate records. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. (pdf)

Ongoing Projects:
  • Proistosescu, C., Y. Dong, M.F. Stuecker, K.C. Armour, D.S. Battisti, R.C.J. Wills: Differences in observed and modeled sea surface temperature variability lead to large differences in inferred climate sensitivity. (AGU abstract)

  • Proistosescu, C., K. C. Armour, G. H. Roe, P. Huybers: Combined hierarchical assesment of climate sensitivity from models and observations (AGU presentation)

  • Contributing Author: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Assessment Report 6, Chapter 7: Climate Sensitivity

  • World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) report: A combined assessment of Earth’s climate sensitivity.

  • Wills, R.C.J., D.S. Battisti, C. Proistosescu, K.C. Armour, and D.L. Hartmann: Characterizing unforced low-frequency variability of global temperature and global energy imbalance in climate models. (AGU abstract)

  • Battisti, D.S, C. Proistosescu, K.C. Armour, G.H. Roe: Global climate sensitivity controls regional warming uncertainty.

  • Armour K.C., C. Proistosescu, T. Andrews, M. F. Stuecker, K. McCusker, Y. Dong, L. Silvers, D. Paynter, T. Mauritsen, J. Gregory: Commensurate comparisons of models with energy budget observations reveal consistent climate sensitivities. (AGU Presentation)

  • Thompson, L. C. Proistosescu: Air-sea feedbacks from co-variability in surface temperatures and heat fluxes.

  • Albright A.*, C. Proistosescu, P. Huybers. : Revisiting how well 20th century temperature trends constrain aerosol radiative forcing. (AGU abstract)

  • Christian, J.*, G.H. Roe, C. Proistosescu, K. Christiansen, A. Robel, M. Koutnik: What can short-term observations tell us about attribution and predictability of ice-stream response to climate? (AGU abstract)