Heidi Cullen, Director of Communications
Selected Publications

  • Philip, S., S. F. Kew, G. J. Van Oldenborgh, F. Otto, S. O’Keefe, K. Haustein, A. King, A. Zegeye, Z. Eshetu, K. Hailemariam, R. Singh, E. Jjemba, C. Funk, and H. Cullen. Attribution analysis of the Ethiopian drought of 2015. Journal of Climate. Submitted.
  • Uhe, P., S. Philip, S. Kew, K. Shah, J. Kimutai, E. Mwangi, G. J. Van Oldenborgh, R. Singh, J. Arrighi, E. Jjemba, H. Cullen, and F. Otto. Attributing drivers of the 2016 Kenyan drought. International Journal of Climatology. Submitted.
  • Perkins, D., E. Maibach, N. Gardiner, J. Witte, B. Ward, B. Placky, K. Seitter, and H. Cullen, (2017). Most Americans want to learn more about climate change. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc. DOI: 10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0097.1.
  • van der Wiel, K., S. Kapnick, G. J. van Oldenborgh, K. Whan, S. Philip, G. Vecchi, R. Singh, J. Arrighi, and H. Cullen, (2017). Rapid attribution of August 2016 flood-­inducing extreme precipitation in south Louisiana to climate change. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 897-921, doi:10.5194/hess-21-897-2017, 2017.
  • Mote, P. W., D. E. Rupp, S. Li, D. J. Sharp, F. Otto, P. F. Uhe, M. Xiao, D. P. Lettenmaier, H. Cullen, and M. R. Allen, (2016). Perspectives on the causes of exceptionally low 2015 snowpack in the western United States, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 10,980–10,988, doi: 10.1002/2016GL069965.
  • Haustein, K., F.E.L. Otto, P. Uhe, N. Schaller, M. R. Allen, L. Hermanson, N. Christidis, P. McLean, and H. Cullen, (2016). Real-time extreme weather event attribution with forecast seasonal SSTsEnvironmental Research Letters, 11(6). 064006.
  • Maibach, E., H. Cullen, B. Placky, J. Witte, K. Seitter, N. Gardiner, T. Myers, and S. Sublette, (2016). TV meteorologists as local climate educators. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Climate Science. DOI: 10.1093/acrefore/9780190228620.013.505.
  • F. Otto, C. Coelho, D. Karoly, A. King, E. Coughlan de Perez, Y. Wada, G.J. van Oldenborgh, R. Haarsma, K. Haustein, P. Uhe, M. van Aalst, J. A. Aravequia, W. Almeida, and H. Cullen, (2015). Factors other than climate change, main driver of 2014/15 water shortage in Southeast Brazil, BAMS Special Report, Explaining Extreme Events of 2014 from a Climate Perspective, 96(12): 35-40.
  • A. King, G. J. van Oldenborgh, D. Karoly, S. Lewis, H. Cullen, (2015). Attribution of the record high Central England Temperature of 2014 to anthropogenic influence, Environ. Res. Lett., 10(5): 4002.
  • A. Anderson, T. A. Myers, E. W. Maibach, H. Cullen, J. Gandy, J. Witte, N. Stenhouse, and A. Leiserowitz, (2013). If they like you, they learn from you: How a brief weathercaster-delivered climate education segment is moderated by viewer evaluations of the weathercaster, Weather, Climate, and Society.
  • H. Cullen, 2010: The Weather of the Future: Heat Waves, Extreme Storms and Other Scenes from a Climate Changed Planet, Harper Collins.
  • Visbeck, J. Hurrell, L. Polvani, and H. M. Cullen, 2001: The North Atlantic Oscillation: Past, present, and future. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 98: 12876-12877.
  • M. Barlow, M. Wheeler, B. Lyon, and H. Cullen, 2005: Modulation of Daily Precipitation Over Southwest Asia by the Madden-Julian Oscillation, Monthly Weather Review, 133, 3579-3594.
  • H.M. Cullen, P.B. deMenocal, 2000: North Atlantic Influence on Tigris-Euphrates Streamflow, International Journal of Climatology, 20(8): 853-863.
  • H.M. Cullen, P.B. deMenocal, 2000: The Possible Role of Climate in the collapse of the Akkadian Empire: evidence from the deep sea. Geology, 28(4): 379-382.
  • M. Visbeck, H. Cullen, G. Krahmann, and N. Naik, 1998: An ocean model’s response to North Atlantic Oscillation-like wind forcing, Geophysical Research Letters, 25(24): 4521-4525.
  • G. Bond, W. Showers, M. Cheseby, R. Lotti, P. Almasi, P. deMenocal, P. Priore, H. Cullen, I. Hajdas, G. Bonani, 1997: A pervasive millennial-scale cycle in North Atlantic Holocene and glacial climates, Science, 278: 1257-1266.