Only publications that appeared after March 1st 2014 are listed here


Yiou, P., Le Temps s'est-il Détraqué: Comprendre les Catastrophes Climatiques, Buchet-Chastel, Paris, 2015.

Lucarini, V. et al., Extremes and Recurrence in Dynamical Systems, Wiley, 295pp., 2016

Peer reviewed papers

T. Caby, D. Faranda, G. Mantica, S. Vaienti, P. Yiou. Generalized dimensions, large deviations and the distribution of rare events. 2018. 〈hal-01941189〉 (submitted to Physica D)

Oueslati B., Yiou P., Jézéquel A.: Revisiting the dynamic and thermodynamic processes driving the record-breaking January 2014 precipitation in the southern UK, Scientific Reports, doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-39306-y, 2019

Faranda, D., Sato, Y., Messori, G., Moloney, N. R., and Yiou, P.: Minimal dynamical systems model of the northern hemisphere jet stream via embedding of climate data, Earth Syst. Dynam. Discuss.,, in revision, 2019.


Yiou, P. and Déandréis, C.: Stochastic Ensemble Climate Forecast with an Analogue Model, Geosci. Model Dev. Discuss.,, accepted, 2019.


Vautard, R., van Oldenborgh, G. J., Otto, F. E. L., Yiou, P., de Vries, H., van Meijgaard, E., Stepek, A., Soubeyroux, J.-M., Philip, S., Kew, S. F., Costella, C., Singh, R., and Tebaldi, C.: Human influence on European winter wind storms such as those of January 2018, Earth Syst. Dynam. Discuss.,, in revision, 2019.


Robin, Y., Vrac, M., Naveau, P., and Yiou, P.: Multivariate stochastic bias corrections with optimal transport, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci.,,  23, 773-786,  2019.


Rodrigues, D., M.C. Alvarez-Castro, G. Messori, P. Yiou, Y. Robin, and D. Faranda, 2018: Dynamical Properties of the North Atlantic Atmospheric Circulation in the Past 150 Years in CMIP5 Models and the 20CRv2c Reanalysis. J. Climate, 31, 6097–6111,


Balkanski, Y.; Menut, L.; Garnier, E.; Wang, R.; Evangeliou, N.; Jourdain, S.; Eschstruth, C.; Vrac, M. & Yiou, P. Mortality induced by PM2.5 exposure following the 1783 Laki eruption using reconstructed meteorological fields, Scientific Reports, 8, 15896-, , 2018


Jézéquel, A., Dépoues, V., Guillemot, H., Vanderlinden J.-P., Yiou, P., Behind the veil of extreme event attribution, Climatic Change (2018).


Messori, G., Davini, P., Alvarez-Castro, M.C.,  Pausata F.S.R., Yiou P., Caballero R., On the low-frequency variability of wintertime Euro-Atlantic planetary wave-breaking, Clim Dyn (2018).


Vautard, R.; Christidis, N.; Ciavarella, A.; Alvarez-Castro, C.; Bellprat, O.; Christiansen, B.; Colfescu, I.; Cowan, T.; Doblas-Reyes, F.; Eden, J.; Hauser, M.; Hegerl, G.; Hempelmann, N.; Klehmet, K.; Lott, F.; Nangini, C.; Orth, R.; Radanovics, S.; Seneviratne, S. I.; van Oldenborgh, G. J.; Stott, P.; Tett, S.; Wilcox, L. & Yiou, P. Evaluation of the HadGEM3-A simulations in view of detection and attribution of human influence on extreme events in Europe, Climate Dynamics, 2018.


M. Carmen Alvarez-Castro, D. Faranda, and P. Yiou, Atmospheric Dynamics Leading to West European Summer Hot Temperatures Since 1851, Complexity, vol. 2018, Article ID 2494509, doi:10.1155/2018/2494509, 2018


Yiou P., J. Cattiaux, A. Ribes, R. Vautard, and M. Vrac, Recent Trends in the Recurrence of North Atlantic Atmospheric Circulation Patterns, Complexity, vol. 2018, Article ID 3140915, 8 pages, doi:10.1155/2018/3140915, 2018


Christiansen, B., C. Alvarez-Castro, N. Christidis, A. Ciavarella, I. Colfescu, T. Cowan, J. Eden, M. Hauser, N. Hempelmann, K. Klehmet, F. Lott, C. Nangini, G.J. van Oldenborgh, R. Orth, P. Stott, S. Tett, R. Vautard, L. Wilcox, and P. Yiou: Was the cold European winter 2009-2010 modified by anthropogenic climate change? An attribution study. J. Climate,, 2018

Naveau, P., A. Ribes, F. Zwiers, A. Hannart, A. Tuel, and P. Yiou: Revising return periods for record events in a climate event attribution context. J. Climate,, 2018

Hempelmann N., Ehbrecht C., Alvarez-Castro C., Brockmann P., Falk W., Hoffmann J., Kindermann S., Koziol B., Nangini C., Radanovics S., Vautard R., Yiou P., Web processing service for climate impact and extreme weather event analyses. Flyingpigeon (Version 1.0), Computers & Geosciences, 110, 65-72, 2017


Jézéquel A., Yiou P., Radanovics S., Vautard R., Analysis of the exceptionally warm December 2015 in France using flow analogues. Bull. Amer. Meteorol. Soc., DOI:10.1175/BAMS-D-17-0103.1, 2017.


Vautard R., Colette A., van Meijgaard E., Meleux F., van Oldenborgh G.J., Otto F., Tobin I., Yiou P., attribution of wintertime anticyclonic stagnation contributing to air pollution in western Europe, Bull. Amer. Meteorol. Soc., doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-17-0113.1, 2017


Faranda, D., Messori, G., Alvarez-Castro, M. C., and Yiou, P.: Dynamical properties and extremes of Northern Hemisphere climate fields over the past 60 years, Nonlin. Processes Geophys.,, in press, 2017.

Faranda, Davide; Sato, Y; Saint-Michel, B; Wiertel, C; Padilla, Vincent; Dubrulle, Bérengere; Daviaud, François, Stochastic Chaos in a Turbulent Swirling Flow, Physical Review Letters,119,1,014502,2017

Faranda, D., Messori, G., Alvarez-Castro, M. C., and Yiou, P.: Dynamical properties and extremes of Northern Hemisphere climate fields over the past 60 years, Nonlin. Processes Geophys. Discuss.,, in review, 2017.

Robin, Y., Yiou, P., & Naveau, P. (2017). Detecting changes in forced climate attractors with wasserstein distance. Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics, 24(3), 393-405. doi:

Jézéquel, A., Yiou, P. & Radanovics, S., Role of circulation in European heatwaves using flow analogues Clim Dyn (2017).

Wilcox, L.J., Yiou, P., Hauser, M. et al. Multiple perspectives on the attribution of the extreme European summer of 2012 to climate change Clim Dyn (2017).

Yiou, P., Jézéquel, A., Naveau, P., Otto, F. E. L., Vautard, R., and Vrac, M.: A statistical framework for conditional extreme event attribution, Adv. Stat. Clim. Meteorol. Oceanogr., 3, 17-31, doi:10.5194/ascmo-3-17-2017, 2017.

D. Faranda, G. Messori, P. Yiou, Dynamical proxies of North Atlantic predictability and extremes, Scientific Reports, 2017

Dione, C., Lohou F., Chiriaco M., Lothon M., Bastin S., Baray J-L., Yiou P., Colomb A. (2017) The Influence of Synoptic Circulations and Local Processes on Temperature Anomalies at Three French Observatories, J. Appl. Meteorology and Climalo., 56:141-158, DOI: 10.1175/JAMC-D-16-0113.1

R Vautard et al 2016 Attribution of human-induced dynamical and thermodynamical contributions in extreme weather events, Environ. Res. Lett. 11 114009

Faranda, D.; Masato, G.; Moloney, N.; Sato, Y.; Daviaud, F.; Dubrulle, Bé. & Yiou, P. The switching between zonal and blocked mid-latitude atmospheric circulation: a dynamical system perspective Climate Dynamics, 2016, 47, 1587-1599

P. A. Stott, N. Christidis, F. E. L. Otto,  Y. Sun, J.P. Vanderlinden, G.J. van Oldenborgh,  R. Vautard,  H. von Storch,  P. Walton,  P. Yiou and F. W. Zwiers, Attribution of extreme weather
and climate-related events, WIREs Clim Change 2016, 7:23–41. doi: 10.1002/wcc.380

Faranda D., Pons F.M.E., Giachino E., Vaienti S., Dubrulle B., Early warnings indicators of financial crises via auto regressive moving average models, Commun Nonlinear Sci Numer Simulat 29 (2015) 233–239Early warnings indicators of financial crises via auto regressive moving average models, Commun Nonlinear Sci Numer Simulat 29 (2015) 233–239

Chiriaco, M., S. Bastin, P. Yiou, M. Haeffelin, J.-C. Dupont, and M. Stéfanon (2014), European heatwave in July 2006: Observations and modeling showing how local processes amplify conducive large-scale conditions, Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, doi:10.1002/2014GL060205.

Yiou, P. and Cattiaux, J. (2014) Contribution of atmospheric circulation to wet southern European winter of 2013 [in "Explaining Extremes of 2013 from a Climate Perspective"]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 95 (9), S66–S69.[in "Explaining Extremes of 2013 from a Climate Perspective"]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 95 (9), S66–S69.