Bryan Lawrence : Publications

Bryan Lawrence

... personal wiki, blog and notes


I'll eventually get around to putting all the electronic versions of my papers, but it'll be slow progress as I'll likely only put things up here as folk ask me questions about them.

Note that the definitive versions of these papers can be found by following the doi links to the publisher's websites. Preprint versions are also linked where possible.

In the pipeline

  1. Lawrence, B. N., Rezny, M., Budich, R., Bauer, P., Behrens, J., Carter, M., Deconinck, W., Ford, R., Maynard, C., Mullerworth, S., Osuna, C., Porter, A., Serradell, K., Valcke, S., Wedi, N., and Wilson, S.: Crossing the Chasm: How to develop weather and climate models for next generation computers?, Geosci. Model Dev. Discuss.,, in review, 2017.

  2. Hassell, D., Gregory, J., Blower, J., Lawrence, B. N., and Taylor, K. E.: A CF data model and implementation, Geosci. Model Dev. Discuss.,, in review, 2017.

Refereed (including refereed conference proceedings)

  1. Balaji, V., E. Maisonnave, N. Zadeh, B. Lawrence, J. Biercamp, U. Fladrich, G. Aloisio, R. Benson, A. Caubel, J. Durachta, M.-A. Foujols, G. Lister, S. Mocavero, S. Underwood, and G. Wright: CPMIP: Measurements of Real Computational Performance of Earth System Models. Geosci.Mod.Dev., 10, 19-34, 2017. doi:10.5194/gmd-10-19-2017

  2. Eyring, V., Gleckler, P. J., Heinze, C., Stouffer, R. J., Taylor, K. E., Balaji, V., Guilyardi, E., Joussaume, S., Kindermann, S., Lawrence, B. N., Meehl, G. A., Righi, M., and Williams, D. N. (2016): Towards improved and more routine Earth system model evaluation in CMIP, Earth Syst. Dynam.,7, 813-830, doi:10.5194/esd-7-813-2016

  3. Jones, Matthew, Jon Blower, Bryan Lawrence and Annette Osprey (2016): Effect of Python and NetCDF on the Read Performance when using HPC Parallel Filesystems. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 9945, 153-168. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-46079-6_12

  4. Watson-Parris, D., N.A.J. Schutgens, N. Cook, Z. Kipling, P. Kershaw, E. Gryspeerdt, P. Stier, and B.N. Lawrence (2016). Community Intercomparison Suite (CIS): A tool for intercomparing models and observations. Geosci. Model Dev., 9, 3093-3110. doi:10.5194/gmd-9-3093-2016

  5. Parton, GA, S. Pascoe, A. Stephens, S. Ventouras, and B.N. Lawrence (2015): MOLES3: Implementing an ISO standards driven data catalogue. Int. J. Digital Curation, 10, pp. 249-259. doi:10.2218/ijdc.v10i1.365

  6. Bennett, Victoria, Philip Kershaw, Matt Pritchard, Jonathan Churchill, Cristina Del Cano Novales, Martin Juckes, Stephen Pascoe, Sam Pepler, Ag Stephens, Bryan Lawrence, Jan- Peter Muller, Said Kharbouche, Barry Latter, Jon Styles. EO science from big EO data on the JASMIN-CEMS infrastructure. 2014 Conference on Big Data from Space (BiDS '14) (pdf)

  7. Mizielinski, M. S., Roberts, M. J., Vidale, P. L., Schiemann, R., Demory, M.-E., Strachan, J., Edwards, T., Stephens, A., Lawrence, B. N., Pritchard, M., Chiu, P., Iwi, A., Churchill, J., del Cano Novales, C., Kettleborough, J., Roseblade, W., Selwood, P., Foster, M., Glover, M., and Malcolm, A.: High-resolution global climate modelling: the UPSCALE project, a large-simulation campaign, Geosci. Model Dev., 7, 1629-1640, doi:10.5194/gmd-7-1629-2014, 2014.(pdf)

  8. Osprey, A., Riley, G. D., Manjunathaiah, M., & Lawrence, B. N. (2014). The development of a data-driven application benchmarking approach to performance modelling. In 2014 International Conference on High Performance Computing Simulation (HPCS) (pp. 715-723). doi:10.1109/HPCSim.2014.6903760

  9. Moine, M-P, C. Pascoe, A. Alias, V. Balaji, P. Bentley, G. Devine, R.W. Ford, E. Guilyardi, B.N. Lawrence, S.Valcke (2011) Development and Exploitation of a Controlled Vocabulary in support of Climate Modelling. Geosci. Model Dev., 7, 479-493, doi:10.5194/gmd-7-479-2014 (pdf), 2014.

  10. Blower, J.D., R. Alegre, V. Bennett, D.J. Clifford, P.J. Kershaw, B.N. Lawrence, J.P. Lewis, K. Marsh, M. Nagni, A. O'Neill, R.A. Phipps. Understanding Climate Data through Commentary Metadata: the CHARMe project. Communications in Computer and Information Science, 416, pp 28-39, doi:10.1007/978-3-319-08425-1_4 (pdf).

  11. Lawrence, B.N. , V.L. Bennett, J. Churchill, M. Juckes, P. Kershaw, S. Pascoe, S. Pepler, M. Pritchard, and A. Stephens. Storing and manipulating environmental big data with JASMIN. Proceedings of IEEE Big Data 2013, p68-75 doi:10.1109/BigData.2013.6691556 (pdf)

  12. Osprey, A., G. D. Riley, M. Manjunathaiah, and B. N. Lawrence. A Benchmark-Driven Modelling Approach for Evaluating Deployment Choices on a Multicore Architecture in Proceedings of the International Conference on Parallel & Distributed Processing Techniques & Applications (PDPTA'13), Vol II, p571-577, 2013. (pdf)

  13. Shaon,A., S Callaghan, BN Lawrence, B Matthews, T Osborn, C Harpham, A Woolf. Opening Up Climate Research: A Linked Data Approach to Publishing Data Provenance. International Journal of Digital Curation 7 (1), 163-173, 2012, doi:10.2218/ijdc.v7i1.223.

  14. Lawrence, B.N., V. Balji, P. Bentley, S. Callaghan, C. DeLuca, S. Denvil, G. Devine, M. Elkington, R.W. Ford, E. Guilyardi, M. Lautenschlager, M. Morgan, M.-P. Moine, S. Murphy, C. Pascoe, H. Ramthun, P. Slavin, L. Steenman-Clark, F. Toussaint, A. Treshensky, and S. Valcke. "Describing Earth System Simulations with the Metafor CIM. Geosci. Model. Dev., 5, 1493-1500, 2012. doi:10.5194/gmd-5-1493-2012

  15. Williams, Dean N., Bryan N. Lawrence, Michael Lautenschlager, Don Middleton and V. Balaji. "The Earth System Grid Federation: Delivering globally accessible petascale data for CMIP5" in "Proceedings of the 32nd Asia-Pacific Advanced Network Meeting", New Delhi, August 2011 doi:10.7125/APAN.32.15 (pdf)

  16. Shaon, A., S. Callaghan, B. Lawrence, B. Matthews, A. Woolf, T. Osborn, C. Harpham. "A Linked Data Approach to Publishing Complex Scientific Workflows" in " Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE 7th International Conference on e-Science" , Stockholm, 5-8 Dec. 2011 doi:10.1109/eScience.2011.49

  17. P. Kershaw, R. Ananthakrishnan, L. Cinquini, D. Heimbigner, and B. Lawrence, "A Modular Access Control Architecture for the Earth System Grid Federation" in ''Proceedings of the International Conference on Grid Computing and Applications (GCA'11), 2011, pp. 3-9. (pdf)

  18. B. Lawrence, S. Pepler, C. Jones, B. Matthews, and Callaghan, S, Citation and Peer Review of Data: Moving Towards Formal Data Publication. International Journal of Digital Curation'', vol. 6, no. 2, 2011. doi:10.2218/ijdc.v6i2.205 (pdf) (longer preprint pdf at

  19. A.M. Sayer, C.A.Poulsen, C.Arnold, E.Campmany, S.Dean, G.B.L.Ewen, R.G. Grainger, B.N. Lawrence, R.Siddans, G.E. Thomas, P.D. Watts. Global retrieval of ATSR cloud parameters and evaluation (GRAPE). Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 3913-3936, 2011 doi:10.5194/acp-11-3913-2011

  20. S. A. Callaghan, A. Treshansky, M. Moine, E. Guilyardi, A. Alias, V. Balaji, R. Bojariu, A. S. Cofi?o, S. Denvil, M. Elkington, R. Ford, M. Kolaninski, M. Lautenschlager, B. Lawrence, L. Steenman-Clark, S. Valcke The METAFOR project: preserving data through metadata standards for climate models and simulations, INTL-DPIF '10: Proceedings of the 1st International Digital Preservation Interoperability Framework Symposium, Dresden, Germany, 2010, ACM, New York, NY, USA, isbn: 978-1-4503-0110-7, DOI: doi:10.1145/2039263.2039269

  21. Thomas, G. E., Poulsen, C. A., Siddans, R., Sayer, A. M., Carboni, E., Marsh, S. H., Dean, S. M., Grainger, R. G., and Lawrence, B. N.: Validation of the GRAPE single view aerosol retrieval for ATSR-2 and insights into the long term global AOD trend over the ocean, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 4849-4866, doi:10.5194/acp-10-4849-2010, 2010.

  22. Thomas, G. E., Poulsen, C. A., Sayer, A. M., Marsh, S. H., Dean, S. M., Carboni, E., Siddans, R., Grainger, R. G. and Lawrence, B. N.: The GRAPE aerosol retrieval algorithm, Atmos. Meas. Tech. 2, 679-701, 2009. ( pdf).

  23. D. Lowe, A. Woolf, B. Lawrence and S. Pascoe (2009): Integrating the Climate Science Modelling Language with geospatial software and services. doi:10.1080/17538940902866161 Int.J. Digital Earth, 2, 29-39.

  24. B.N. Lawrence,R. Lowry, P. Miller, H. Snaith, and A. Woolf (2009): Information in environmental data grids. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A, 367, 1003 - 1014. doi:10.1098/rsta.2008.0237.

  25. S.E. Latham, R. Cramer, M. Grant, P. Kershaw, B.N. Lawrence, R. Lowry, D. Lowe, K O'Neill, P. Miller, S. Pascoe, M. Pritchard, H. Snaith, A. Woolf (2009): The NERC DataGrid Services. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A (2009) 367, 1015- 1019. doi:10.1098/rsta.2008.0238.

  26. M.N. Juckes and B. N. Lawrence (2009): Inferred variables in data assimilation: quantifying sensitivity to inaccurate error statistics. Tellus A, 61, 129-143. 10.1111/j.1600-0870.2008.00376.x

  27. Bulgin, C. E., P. I. Palmer, G. E. Thomas, C. P. G. Arnold, E. Campmany, E. Carboni, R. G. Grainger, C. Poulsen, R. Siddans, and B. N. Lawrence (2008), Regional and seasonal variations of the Twomey indirect effect as observed by the ATSR-2 satellite instrument, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L02811, doi:10.1029/2007GL031394

  28. Lawrence, B.N., P. Kershaw and J. Blower, 2007: Practical access control with NDG-security. Submitted and accepted, AHM 2007. (pdf)

  29. Matthews, B.M., and K.A. Bouton, J.M.N. Hey, C.A. Jones, S.E. Latham, B.N. Lawrence, B.M. Matthews, A.J. Miles, S. Pepler, K. Portwin, 2007:Cross-linking and referencing data and publications in CLADDIER. Submitted and accepted, AHM 2007.

  30. Dean, S.M., and J. Flowerdew, B.N. Lawrence and S.D. Eckermann, 2006: Parameterisation of Orographic Cloud Dynamics in a GCM. Climate Dynamics, 28, pp581-597. doi:10.1007/s00382-006-0202-0

  31. S. D. Eckermann, D. L. Wu, J. D. Doyle, J. F. Burris, T. J. McGee, C. A. Hostetler, L. Coy, B. N. Lawrence, A. Stephens, J. P. McCormack, T. F. Hogan, 2006: Imaging gravity waves in lower stratospheric AMSU-A radiances, Part 2: validation case study. Atmos. Chem. Phys, 6, 3343?3362, (pdf).

  32. G.J. Fraser, S.H. Marsh, W.J. Baggaley, R.G.T. Bennett, B.N. Lawrence, A.J. McDonald and G.E. Plank, 2006: Small-scale structures in common-volume meteor wind measurements. Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 68, 317-322 doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2005.03.016

  33. Juckes, M.N. and B.N. Lawrence, 2006: Data Assimilation for Reanalyses: potential gains from full use of post-analysis-time observations. Tellus A 58 (2), 171-178. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0870.2006.00167.x (Preprint)

  34. A. Woolf, B. Lawrence, R. Lowry, K. Kleese van Dam, R. Cramer, M. Gutierrez, S. Kondapalli, S. Latham, D. Lowe, K. O?Neill, and A. Stephens, 2006: Data integration with the Climate Science Modelling Language, Advances in Geoscience, 8, 83-90. SRef-ID: 1680-7359/adgeo/2006-8-83. (pdf)

  35. Jones, Catherine and Bryan Lawrence: CLADDIER: Citation, Location And Deposition in Discipline and Institutional Repositories (2006): D-Lib, 12, doi:10.1045/february2006-inbrief

  36. Dean, S.M, B. N. Lawrence, R. G. Grainger and D. N. Heuff, 2005: Orographic cloud in a GCM: the missing cirrus. Climate Dynamics, 24, 771-880. doi:10.1007/s00382-005-0020-9 (Preprint)

  37. B. Lawrence, M. Gutierrez, S. Latham, A. Stephens, R. Cramer, S. Kondapalli, R. Lowry, D. Williams, N. Bennett, K.K. van Dam, K. O'Neill, A. Woolf, M. Burek, D. Middleton, "The NERC Datagrid: enabling interoperable climate data resources," International Symposium on Mass Storage Systems and Technology, pp. 177-181, 2005 IEEE International Symposium on Mass Storage Systems and Technology, 2005.(doi:10.1109/LGDI.2005.1612489, preprint)

  38. Woolf, Andrew, Ray Cramer, Marta Gutierrez, Kerstin Kleese van Dam, Siva Kondapalli, Susan Latham, Bryan Lawrence, Roy Lowry, Kevin O'Neill, 2005: Semantic Integration of File-based Data for Grid Services Proceedings of the Semantic Infrastructure for Grid Computing Applications Workshop (SIGAW) at the Cluster Computing and Grid Symposium (CCGrid 2005), L. Pouchard and L. Moreau (ed).(pdf)

  39. Woolf, A., R. Cramer, M. Gutierrez, K. Kleese van Dam, S. Kondapalli, S. Latham, B. N. Lawrence, R. Lowry and K. O'Neill, 2005: Standards-based data interoperability for the climate sciences, Met. Apps. 12(1), p9-22 doi:10.1017/S1350482705001556

  40. Woolf, A., B.N. Lawrence, R. Lowry, K. Kleese van Dam, R. Cramer, M. Gutierrez, S. Kondapalli, S. Latham, K. O'Neill, A. Stephens (2005): Climate Science Modelling Language: Standards-based markup for metocean data. Proc. The 85th Meeting of the American Meteorological Society: Building the Earth Information System (AMS 2005), San Diego, USA, 09-13 Jan 2005 (pdf )

  41. Lowry, Roy, Ray Cramer, Marta Gutierrez, Michael Hughes, Kerstin Kleese van Dam, Siva Kondapalli, Susan Latham, Bryan Lawrence, Kevin O?Neill, Andrew Woolf, 2005: Parameter Vocabularies in the NERC DataGrid Project. Proceedings of the UK e-Science Meeting 2005, Simon J Cox and David W Walker (ed), ISBN 1-904425-53-4. (pdf)

  42. Bennett, Neil, Ray Cramer, Glen Drinkwater, Marta Gutierrez, Phil Kershaw, Kerstin Kleese van Dam, Siva Kondapalli, Susan Latham, Bryan Lawrence, Roy Lowry, Ananta Manandhar, Kevin O'Neill, Ag Stephens,Shoaib Sufi, Andrew Woolf, 2005: Nerc Datagrid Authorisation Architecture. Proceedings of the UK e-Science Meeting 2005, Simon J Cox and David W Walker (ed), ISBN 1-904425-53-4. (pdf)

  43. Guttierrz, Marta, Bryan Lawrence, Michael Burek, Ray Cramer, Kerstin Kleese van Dam,Siva Kondapalli, Susan Latham, Roy Lowry, Don Middleton, Kevin O?Neill, Ag Stephens, Andrew Woolf, 2005: Data Discovery in the Nerc DataGrid. Proceedings of the UK e-Science Meeting 2005, Simon J Cox and David W Walker (ed), ISBN 1-904425-53-4. (pdf)

  44. Ajtic, J., B. J. Connor, B. N. Lawrence, G. E. Bodeker, K. W. Hoppel, J. E. Rosenfield, and D. N. Heuff, 2004: Dilution of the Antarctic Ozone Hole into Southern Midlatitudes, 1998-2000. Journal of Geophysical Research 109(D17): doi:10.1029/2003JD004500

  45. McCormack, J.P., S. D. Eckermann, L. Coy, D. R. Allen, Y.-J. Kim, T. Hogan, B. Lawrence, A. Stephens, E. V. Browell, J. Burris, T. McGee, C. R. Trepte, 2004: NOGAPS-ALPHA model simulations of stratospheric ozoneduring the SOLVE2 campaign. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 4, 2401-2423. (pdf)

  46. Grant, J. R.G. Grainger, B.N. Lawrence, G.J. Fraser and H.A. von Biel. Retrieval of Mesospheric Electron Densities Using an Optimal Inverse Method, 2004: J. Atmos. Sol. Terr. Phys., 66, 381-392.

  47. Corney, D.R., De Vere, M., Folkes, T., Giaretta, D., Kleese van Dam, K., Lawrence, B. N., Pepler, S.J., Strong, B., 2004: Applying the OAIS standard to CCLRC's British Atmospheric Data Centre and the Atlas Petabyte Storage Service. Proceedings of the U.K. e-science All Hands Meeting, 2004, S.J. Cox (ed) ISBN 1-904425-21-6. (pdf)

  48. Lawrence, B.N., R. Cramer, M. Gutierrez, K. Kleese van Dam, S. Kondapalli, S. Latham, R. Lowry, K. O?Neill, and A. Woolf. 2004: The NERC Datagrid: ?Googling? Secure Data. Proceedings of the U.K. e-science All Hands Meeting, 2004 , S.J. Cox (ed) ISBN 1-904425-21-6. (pdf)

  49. Woolf, A., R. Cramer, M. Gutierrez, K. Kleese van Dam, S. Kondapalli, S. Latham, B.N. Lawrence, R. Lowry and K. O?Neill. 2004: Enterprise Specification of the NERC DataGrid. Proceedings of the U.K. e-science All Hands Meeting, 2004, S.J. Cox (ed) ISBN 1-904425-21-6. (pdf)

  50. O?Neill, K., R. Cramer, M. Gutierrez, K. Kleese van Dam, S. Kondapalli, S. Latham, B.N. Lawrence R. Lowry, and A. Woolf. 2004: A specialised metadata approach to discovery and use of data in the NERC DataGrid. Proceedings of the U.K. e-science All Hands Meeting, 2004, S.J. Cox (ed) ISBN 1-904425-21-6. (pdf)

  51. Ajtic, J., B.J. Connor, C.E. Randall, B.N. Lawrence and G.E. Bodeker, 2003: Antarctic Air over New Zealand Following Vortex Breakdown in 1998. Ann. Geophys.,21, 2175-2183.

  52. Plagmann, M., B.N. Lawrence and G.J. Fraser, 2002: Gravity waves in Fabry-Perot measurements made at Mt. John (44S, 170E), New Zealand. J. Atmos.Sol.Terr.Phys., 64, 367-376. doi:10.1016/S1364-6826(01)00110-9 (Preprint)

  53. Lawrence, B.N., R. Cramer, M. Gutierrez, K. Kleese van Dam, S. Kondapalli, S. Latham, R. Lowry, K. O?Neill, and A. Woolf, 2003: The NERC DataGrid Prototype. Proceedings of the U.K. e-science All Hands Meeting, 2003, S.J.Cox (ed), ISBN 1-904425-11-9. (pdf)

  54. Woolf, A., R. Cramer, M. Gutierrez, K. Kleese van Dam, S. Kondapalli, S. Latham, B.N. Lawrence, R. Lowry and K. O?Neill, 2003: Data Virtualisation in the NERC DataGrid. Proceedings of the U.K. e-science All Hands Meeting, 2003. S.J.Cox (ed), ISBN 1-904425-11-9. (pdf)

  55. O?Neill, K., R. Cramer, M. Gutierrez, K. Kleese van Dam, S. Kondapalli, S. Latham, B.N. Lawrence R. Lowry, and A. Woolf. 2003: The Metadata Model of the NERC DataGrid. Proceedings of the U.K. e-science All Hands Meeting, 2003, S.J.Cox (ed), ISBN 1-904425-11-9. (pdf)

  56. Osprey, S.M. and B.N. Lawrence, 2001: A possible mechanism for in situ forcing of planetary waves in the summer extratropical mesosphere. Geophys. Res. Lett., 28, 1183-1186.

  57. Lawrence, B.N., 2001: A Gravity Wave Induced Quasi-Biennial Oscillation in a three-dimensional mechanistic model. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 127, pg(s). 2005-2021. 10.1002/qj.49712757608 (Preprint).

  58. Gray, L. J. Drysdale, E. F. Dunkerton, T. J. Lawrence, B. N., 2001: Model studies of the interannual variability of the northern-hemisphere stratospheric winter circulation: The role of the quasi-biennial oscillation. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., v127, 1413-1432.

  59. D. J. Frame, B. N. Lawrence, G. J. Fraser, and M. D. Burrage (2000): A comparison between mesospheric wind measurements made near Christchurch (44?S, 173?E) using the high resolution doppler imager (HRDI) and a medium frequency (MF) radar. Ann. Geophys., 18, 555-565. 10.1007/s00585-000-0555-3.

  60. D. J. Frame, B. N. Lawrence, G. J. Fraser, R. A. Vincent and A. Dudhia (2000): A new technique for evaluating mesospheric momentum balance utilizing radars and satellite data. Ann. Geophys., 18, 478-484. 10.1007/s00585-000-0478-z

  61. Reisinger, A.R., B.N. Lawrence, G.J. Fraser, P.V. Johnston, R.L. McKenzie, W.A. Mathews (1998). Spectroscopic monitoring of urban air pollution in Christchurch, N.Z. Proc. of 14th International Clean Air and Environment Conference. Clean Air Society of Australia and New Zealand, Melbourne, p13-18.

  62. Plagmann, M., S. H. Marsh, W. J. Baggaley, R. G. T. Bennett, K. A. Deutsch, G. J. Fraser, G. Hernandez, B. N. Lawrence, G. E. Plank, and R. W. Smith (1998), Annual variation of airglow heights derived from wind measurements, Geophys. Res. Lett., 25(24), 4457?4460.

  63. Rosier, S.M. and B.N. Lawrence, 1997: The January 1992 stratospheric sudden warming: A role for tropical inertial instability? Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., v125, 2575.

  64. Lawrence, B.N., 1997: Some aspects of the sensitivity of stratospheric climate simulation to model lid height. J. Geophys. Res., 102, D20, 23805-23811. doi:10.1029/97JD01771. (Preprint)

  65. Lawrence, B N and W J Randel, 1996: Variability in the mesosphere observed by the Nimbus 6 pressure modulator radiometer. J Geophys Res 101, D18, 23475-23489 doi:10.1029/96JD01652

  66. Joshi, M.M, B.N. Lawrence and S.R. Lewis (1996): The effect of spatial variations in unresolved topography on gravity wave drag in the Martian atmosphere. Geophys. Res. Lett. , v21, 2927-2930

  67. Joshi, M M, B N Lawrence and S R Lewis (1995): Gravity-wave drag in 3-dimensional atmospheric models of Mars. J Geophys Res 100, E10, 21235-21245 doi:10.1029/95JE02486

  68. Lawrence, B N, G J Fraser, R A Vincent, A Phillips, 1995: The 4-day wave in the Antarctic mesosphere. J Geophys Res 100 (D9) 18899-18908. doi:10.1029/95JD01168

  69. Stone, E. M.; Stanford, J. L.; Ziemke, J. R.; Allen, D. R.; Taylor, F. W.; Rodgers, C. D.; Lawrence, B. N.; Fishbein, E. F.; Elson, L. S.; Waters, J. W., 1995: Space-time integrity of improved stratospheric and mesospheric sounder and microwave limb sounder temperature fields at Kelvin wave scales. J. Geophys. Res., 100, D7, 14089-14096. 10.1029/95JD01171

  70. Rosier SM, BN Lawrence, DG Andrews, FW Taylor, 1994: Dynamical Evolution of the Northern Stratosphere in Early Winter 1991/92, as Observed by the Improved Stratospheric and Mesospheric Sounder. J. Atmos. Sci., V51, 2783?2799 10.1175/1520-0469(1994)051<2783:DEOTNS>2.0.CO;2

  71. Ruth, S.L., J. J. Remedios, B. N. Lawrence, and F. W. Taylor, 1994: Measurements of N2O by the UARS Improved Stratospheric and Mesospheric Sounder during the Early Northern Winter 1991/92. J. Atmos. Sci., V51, 2818?2833 10.1175/1520-0469(1994)051<2818:MONBTI>2.0.CO;2

  72. Reburn, W. J.; Remedios, J. J.; Ballard, J.; Lawrence, B. N.; Taylor, F. W. (1993). Measurements of stratospheric NO2 by the improved stratospheric and mesospheric sounder. Geophys. Res. Let., 20, 12, p. 1231-1234.

White Papers, Technical Reports, Chapters etc

  1. Pascoe, C.L., Barjat, H., Lawrence, B.N., Tourte, G.J.L., Murray-Rust, P. and Hawizy, L., (2016). The PIMMS Project and Natural Language Processing for Climate Science, in "Working with Text: Tools, Techniques and Approaches for Text Mining", p.247.

  2. Lawrence, Bryan. JASMIN Science Case (2016) ( pdf)

  3. Sivalingam, Karthee, Grenville Lister, and Bryan Lawrence (2015). Performance analysis and Optimisation of the Met Unified Model on a Cray XC30. arXiv e-prints 1511.03885; (pdf)

  4. Lawrence, Bryan. Taking Compute to the Data. Position paper for BDEC Barcelona '15. (pdf).

  5. Andre, J-C, G. Aloisio, J. Biercamp, R. Budich, S. Joussaume, B. Lawrence and S. Valcke. High Performance Computing for Climate Modelling. BAMS, 2014. doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-13-00098.1

  6. Guilyardi, Eric, and Coauthors, 2013: Documenting Climate Models and Their Simulations. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 94, 623-627, doi:

  7. Ventouras S and B N Lawrence: Metadata objects for linking environmental sciences (MOLES) : version 3.4 users guide. RAL Technical Report, RAL-TR-2013-001, 2013. ( , pdf).

  8. Lawrence, B.N., V. Bennett, J. Churchill, M. Juckes, P. Kershaw, P. Oliver, M. Pritchard, A. Stephens (2012). The JASMIN super-data-cluster. arXiv e-prints 1204.3553: pdf.

  9. John F. MITCHELL, Reinhard BUDICH, Sylvie JOUSSAUME, Bryan LAWRENCE and Jochem MAROTZKE. "Infrastructure Strategy for the European Earth System Modelling Community, 2012-2022". European Network for Earth Simulation, 2012. (7MB pdf)

  10. Lawrence, BN (ed): 2011 CEDA Annual Report. (BADC, 2012) (pdf)

  11. Eric Guilyardi, V. Balaji, Sarah Callaghan, Cecelia DeLuca, Sebastien Denvil, Rupert Ford, Michael Lautenschlager, Bryan Lawrence, Lois Steenman-Clark, Sophie Valcke and the METAFOR group (2011). The CMIP5 model and simulation documentation: a new standard for climate modelling metadata. CLIVAR Exchanges, n56, v16, p42, 2011. (pdf)

  12. Dean N. Williams, Karl E. Taylor, Luca Cinquini, Ben Evans, Michio Kawamiya, Michael Lautenschlager, Bryan N. Lawrence, Don E. Middleton7, and the ESGF contributors (2011). The Earth System Grid Federation: Software Framework Supporting CMIP5 Data Analysis and Dissemination. CLIVAR Exchanges, n56, v16, p40, 2011. (pdf)

  13. Lawrence, BN (ed): 2010 CEDA Annual Report. (BADC, 2011)(pdf)

  14. Callaghan, Sarah, Reinhard Budich, Gerry Devine, Eric Guilyardi, Bryan Lawrence and Sophie Valcke. Metafor: Managing Metadata For Climate Models. Zero-in e-Magazine.,3.,Online at

  15. Lawrence, BN, A. Stephens, A. Woolf, G. Rees and J. Doughty. Demonstration Test Catchments - Data Management Requirements. (BADC, 2010) (pdf)

  16. CMIP5 Data Reference Syntax (DRS) and Controlled Vocabularies. Karl E. Taylor, V. Balaji, Steve Hankin, Martin Juckes, Bryan Lawrence (various versions, current linked here: pdf).

  17. Lawrence, BN. Metafor Year2 Report WP4 Services (BADC, March 2010). (pdf).

  18. Lawrence, BN, Lowry, R., and J. Doughty. The NERC DataGrid Medium Sized Initiative Final Report. (BADC, October 2009). (pdf)

  19. Lawrence, B.N. Archiving of Simulations within the NERC Data Management Framework: BADC Policy and Guidelines. (BADC, November 2007).

  20. Jones, C.A., and K.A. Bouton, J.M.N. Hey, S.E. Latham, B.N. Lawrence, B.M. Matthews, A.J. Miles, S. Pepler, K. Portwin, 2007: Data Publication: outputs of the CLADDIER project, in the proceedings of PV2007:Ensuring the Long-Term Preservation and Value Adding to Scientific and Technical Data (pdf).

  21. Lawrence, B.N., M.Pritchard and A. Woolf, 2007: Review of the Heterogeneous Mission Accessibility Project. (BADC, 2007, pdf)

  22. Simon Cox, Rachel Jones, Bryan Lawrence, Natasa Milic-Frayling, MSR Cambridge and Luc Moreau, 2006: Interoperability Issues in Scientific Data Management, Microsoft Technical Report (pdf)

  23. Tandy, 2006: OGC Web Services and GML Modelling for Operational Meteorology. (Met Office, 2006 pdf)

  24. Lawrence, B.N., R. Drach, B.E. Eaton, J. M. Gregory, S. C. Hankin, R.K. Lowry, R.K. Rew, and K. E. Taylor. 2006 Maintaining and Advancing the CF Standard for Earth System Science Community Data (, 2006, pdf).

  25. Iwi, A. and B.N. Lawrence. 2004. A comparison between HadCM3 integrations for COAPEC. (BADC, 2004, pdf).

  26. Lawrence, B.N. and R. Lowry: Introducing the NERC DataGrid, Coast Map News, Issue 7, Summer 2004 (pdf)

  27. Presenting a multi-terabyte dataset via the web (2003):Ag Stephens, Kevin P. Marsh, Bryan N. Lawrence. Proceedings of the ECMWF Ninth Workshop on Meteorological Operational Systems(Preprint: pdf)

  28. Rutledge, G.K., J. Alpert, R.J. Stouffer and B. Lawrence (2003): The NOAA Operational Model Archive and Distribution System (NOMADS) in Realizing Teracomputing, Proceedings of the Tenth ECMWF Workshop on the Use of High Performance Computing in Meteorology, Zwieflhofer, W. and N. Kreitz (ed).

  29. Lawrence, B.N., 1998: Air movement in the middle atmosphere in UC Research, September 1998. (pdf)

  30. Lawrence, B.N., 1997: The Effect of Parameterized Gravity Wave Drag on Simulations of the Middle Atmosphere during Northern Winter 1991/1992 - General Evolution. In NATO ASI Series, Vol I 50: Gravity Wave Processes: their parameterization in global climate models, K. Hamilton ed., Springer-Verlag.

  31. Lawrence, B.N. The Mesosphere. Entry in Encarta 97 Encyclopaedia. Microsoft Corporation, (1997).

Extended Abstracts and Posters

  1. Kunkel, J., J. Luettgau, B.N. Lawrence, J. Jensen, G. Congiu, and J. Readey: Middleware for Earth System Data. PDSW-DISCS16, Work in Progress, 2016. (pdf)

  2. Lawrence, B.N., V. Bennett, J. Churchill, M. Juckes, P.J. Kershaw, S. Pepler, M. Pritchard, A. Stephens (2015). Beating the Tyranny of scale with a private cloud configured for big data. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol 17., EGU2015-12931, 2015. (pdf)

  3. Philip Kershaw, Bryan Lawrence, Jose Gomez-Dans, and John Holt. Cloud hosting of the IPython Notebook to Provide Collaborative Research Environments for Big Data Analysis. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol.17., EGU2015-13090, 2015 (pdf)

  4. Jones, Catherine Mary; Crompton, Shirley; Callaghan, Sarah; Lawrence, Bryan; Matthews, Brian; Wilson, Antony; Pepler, Sam (2015). Citation to Research Object; the CLADDIER Legacy. 10th International Digital Curation Conference. pdf

  5. Stephen Pascoe, Alan Iwi, Philip Kershaw, Ag Stephens, and Bryan Lawrence: JASMIN Analysis Platform ? bridging the gap between traditional climate data practices and data-centric analysis paradigms. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 16, EGU2014-10630, 2014 (pdf).

  6. Philip Kershaw, Bryan Lawrence, Jonathan Churchill, Matt Pritchard: The JASMIN Cloud: specialised and hybrid to meet the needs of the Environmental Sciences Community. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 16, EGU2014-10820-3, 2014 (pdf).

  7. Blower Jon, Bryan Lawrence, Philip Kershaw, Maurizio Nagni: Commentary metadata for Climate Science: collecting, linking and sharing user feedback on climate datasets. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol 16, EGU 2014-14574-1, 2014 (pdf).

  8. Pascoe, C., G. Devine, G. Tourte, S. Pascoe, Bryan Lawrence, Hannah Barjat: PIMMS tools for capturing metadata about simulations.Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol 15, EGU2012-10121 (2013)(pdf)

  9. M Juckes, C Pascoe, E Guilyardi, BN Lawrence, E Da Costa. Exploring the CMIP5 multi-model archive with structured meta-data. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol 14, EGU2012-8016 (2012)(pdf)

  10. Juckes, M., V. Balaji, B.N. Lawrence, M. Lautenschlager, S. Denvil, G. Aloisio, P. Kushner, and D. Waliser (2012) Climate analytics on distributed exascale data archives. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol 14, EGU2012-10855. (2012) (pdf)

  11. Callaghan, Sarah; Mark Morgan, Eric Guilyardi, Sophie Valcke, Charlotte Pascoe, Bryan Lawrence and the METAFOR Project Team (2011) Supporting the climate community by providing common metadata for climate modelling digital repositories: the METAFOR project. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 13, EGU2011-8459 (pdf)

  12. Kershaw, Philip; Rachana Ananthakrishnan, Luca Cinquini, Estanislao Gonzalez, Dennis Heimbigner, and Bryan Lawrence (2011) Access Control Architecture for the Earth System Grid Federation: Building an Infrastructure of Secured Data Access Services for the Climate Science Research Community. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 13, EGU2011-8272 (pdf)

  13. Pascoe, Stephen; Philip Kershaw, Martin Juckes, and Bryan Lawrence (2011) Ensuring a unified user experience in a federated portal architecture: experiences of the CMIP5 archive. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 13, EGU2011-7988 (pdf)

  14. Devine, Gerard; Bryan Lawrence, Charlotte Pascoe, Rupert Ford, Paul Slavin, and Metafor Team (2011) The CMIP5 questionnaire: web-based metadata collection for climate modelling. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 13, EGU2011-7758 (pdf)

  15. Ventouras, Spiros and Bryan N. Lawrence (2011) Streamlining the Metadata Objects for Linking Environmental Sciences. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 13, EGU2011-3368 (pdf)

  16. Pascoe, Stephen; Luca Cinquini, and Bryan Lawrence(2010) The CMIP5 archive architecture: A system for petabyte-scale distributed archival of climate model data. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 12, EGU2010-8357 (pdf)

  17. Kershaw, Philip; Rachana Ananthakrishnan, Luca Cinquini, Bryan Lawrence, Stephen Pascoe, and Frank Siebenlist (2010) A Flexible Component based Access Control Architecture for OPeNDAP Services. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 12, EGU2010-9289 (pdf)

  18. Kershaw, Philip; Bryan Lawrence, Dominic Lowe, Peter Norton, and Stephen Pascoe (2010) Applying the Earth System Grid Security System in a Heterogeneous Environment of Data Access Services. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 12, EGU2010-11737 (pdf)

  19. Juckes, Martin; Bryan Lawrence, Stephen Pascoe, Michael Lautenschlager, and Philip Kershaw (2010) Data IS-ENES (Infrastructure for European Netowrk of Earth Sytem Modelling) and the IPCC Climate Projections Archive. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 12, EGU2010-7055 (pdf)

  20. Ventouras, Spiros; Bryan Lawrence, Andrew Woolf, and Simon Cox (2010) MOLES Information Model. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 12, EGU2010-5080 (pdf)

  21. Pascoe, Charlotte; Bryan Lawrence, Marie-Pierre Moine, Rupert Ford, and Gerry Devine (2010) The CMIP5 Model Documentation Questionnaire: Development of a Metadata Retrieval System for the METAFOR Common Information Model. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 12, EGU2010-10744 (pdf)

  22. Lawrence, B. and S. Pepler (2009) Metrics for Success in the Preservation of Scientific Data at the STFC Centre for Environmental Data Archival (CEDA). Geophysical Research Abstracts, 11, EGU2009-2422 (pdf)

  23. Lawrence, B., V. Balaji, S. Hankin, M. Juckes, M. Lautenschlager, D. Middleton, and D. Williams (2009) The European contribution to a Global Solution For Access to Climate Model Simulations. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 11, EGU2009-4273 (pdf)

  24. Lowry, R.K.and B.N. Lawrence (2009) A RESTful way to Manage Ontologies. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 11, EGU2009-2897 (pdf)

  25. Lawrence, B., S. Cox, and S. Ventouras (2009). Metadata Objects for Linking the Environmental Sciences (MOLES). Geophysical Research Abstracts, 11, EGU2009-4163 (pdf)

  26. Valcke, S., V. Balaji, P. Bentley, E. Guilyardi, B. Lawrence, C. Pascoe, L. Steenman-Clark, F. Toussaint, and A. Treshansky (2009)Developing a Common Information Model for climate models and data. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 11, EGU2009-10592. (pdf)

  27. Lawrence, B., E. Guilyardi, A. Treshansky, and S. Valcke (2009)Models, Metadata and Metafor. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 11, EGU2009-4231 (pdf)

  28. Lowe, D.; Woolf, A.; Lawrence, B.N. and S. Pascoe(2008) Integrating the Climate Science Modelling Language with geospatial software and services. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 10, EGU2008-A-08565 (pdf)

  29. Lawrence, B.N.; Woolf, A.; Lowe, D and S. Pascoe (2008) Beyond simple features: Do complex feature types need complex service descriptions? Geophysical Research Abstracts, 10, EGU2008-A-07107(pdf)

  30. Rew, R. K.; Drach, R. S.; Eaton, B.; Gregory, J.; Hankin, S.; Lawrence, B.; Lowry, R.; Taylor, K (2007) The CF Conventions: Governance and Community Issues in Establishing Standards for Representing Climate, Forecast, and Observational Data. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2007, abstract IN52A-07

  31. Campmany, E.; Thomas, G.E.; Carboni, E.; Poulsen, C.A.; Grainger, R.G.; Lawrence, B.N.; Watts, P.D.(2007) Initial results from the GRAPE version 2 aerosol and cloud climatology. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 9, EGU2007-J-04376

  32. Woolf, A., R. Cramer, M. Gutierrez, K. Kleese van Dam, S. Kondapalli, S. Latham, B. Lawrence, R. Lowry, and K. O'Neill. 2004: Standards-based data interoperability in the climate sciences. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 6, 2004 (EGU 1st General Assembly).

  33. Glenn K. Rutledge, Ronald Stouffer , Neville Smith , and Bryan Lawrence (2003):THE NOAA OPERATIONAL MODEL ARCHIVE AND DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM (NOMADS), Extended abstract, for AMS 19th Conference on Interactive Information Processing Systems, 2003. (pdf)

  34. Lambert, A., R. Grainger, B.N. Lawrence W.A. Norton, J.J. Remedios, C.D. Rodgers and F.W. Taylor, 1994: UARS/ISAMS Observations of the Break-Up of the 1991 Antarctic Vortex. Ann. Geophys. Vol. 12, Suppl. II, Part II, C286, 1994.

  35. Alfier, R., B.N. Lawrence and R.M Nagatani, 1993: Temperature comparison between ISAMS, NMC and FUB Maps. Ann. Geophys. Vol. 11, Suppl. III, Part III, C424, 1993.

  36. Lawrence, B.N., C. Marks, D.G. Andrews and F.W. Taylor: Calculations of the three dimensional morphology of gravity wave drag. In the extended preprint volume for the AMS 8th Conference on the Middle Atmosphere, January 1992. (pdf)

  37. Fisher, M., B.N. Lawrence, A. O'Neill and V. Pope, 1992: Idealised Simulations of the seasonal evolution of the middle atmosphere for a range of planetary wave amplitudes in the lower stratosphere. In the extended preprint volume for the AMS 8th Conference on the Middle Atmosphere, January 1992. (pdf)

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