Erika Wise, 4-page CV (pdf), updated May 2023


Please email Erika Wise  if you would like a pdf of any of these publications. Click HERE for links to climate reconstruction data from these publications.

Mark, S. Z., Abbott, M. B., Steinman, B. A., Fernandez, A., Wise, E. K., Walsh, M. K., & Whitlock, C. (2023). A link between hydroclimate variability and biomass burning during the last millennium in the interior Pacific Northwest. Geophysical Research Letters, 50, e2023GL105202.


Gomez A. M., Parra A., Pavelsky T. M., Wise, E. K., Villegas, J. C., Meijide A. 2023. Ecohydrological impacts of oil palm expansion: A systematic review, Environmental Research Letters, 18(3), 033005,

Wise, E.K. and M.P. Dannenberg. 2022. Simulating the impacts of changes in precipitation timing and intensity on tree growth, Geophysical Research Letters, 49, e2022GL100863.

Cook, Benjamin, Jason Smerdon, Edward Cook, Alton Williams, Kevin Anchukaitis, Justin Mankin, Kathryn Allen, Laia Andreu-Hayles, Toby Ault, Soumaya Belmecheri, Sloan Coats, Bethany Coulthard, Boniface Fonsu, Pauline Grierson, Daniel Griffin, Dimitris Herrera, Monica Ionita, Flavio Lehner, Caroline Leland, Kate Marvel, Mariano Morales, Vimal Mishra, Justine Ngoma, Hung Nguyen, Alison O’Donnell, Jonathan Palmer, Mukund Rao, Milagros Rodriguez-Caton, Richard Seager, David Stahle, Samantha Stevenson, Uday Thapa, Arianna Varuolo-Clarke, and Erika Wise. 2022. Megadroughts in the Common Era and the Anthropocene, Nature Reviews Earth & Environment,

Wise, E.K. 2021. Sub‐Seasonal tree‐ring reconstructions for more comprehensive climate records in U.S. West Coast watersheds. Geophysical Research Letters, 48, e2020GL091598.

Gómez, A. M., Serre, M., Wise, E., & Pavelsky, T.  2021. Integrating community science research and space-time mapping to determine depth to groundwater in a remote rural region. Water Resources Research, 57, e2020WR029519.


Hernández, A., C. Martin-Puertas, P. Moffa-Sánchez, E. Moreno-Chamarro, P. Ortega, S. Blockley, I. Cacho, K. Cobb, L. Comas-Bru, S. Giralt, H. Goosse, J. Luterbacher, B. Martrat, R. Muscheler, A. Parnell, S. Pla-Rabes, J. Sjolte, A. Scaife, D. Swingedouw, E.K. Wise, G. Xu. 2020. Modes of climate variability: Synthesis and review of proxy-based reconstructions through the Holocene. Earth-Science Reviews, 209, 103286,

Martin, J., G.T. Pederson C.A. Woodhouse, E.R. Cook, G. McCabe, K. J. Anchukaitis, E.K. Wise, P.J. Erger, L.S. Dolan, M. McGuire, S. Gangopadhyay, K.J. Chase, J.S. Littell, S.T. Gray, S. St. George, J.M. Friedman, D.J. Sauchyn, J. St. Jacques, and J.C. King. 2020. Increased drought severity tracks warming in the United States’ largest river basin. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 117 (21): 11328-11336, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1916208117.

Dannenberg, M.P., C. Song, E.K. Wise, N. Pederson, & D.A. Bishop. 2020. Delineating environmental stresses to primary production of U.S. forests from tree rings: Effects of climate seasonality, soil, and topography. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 125, e2019JG005499, doi:10.1029/2019JG005499.

Woodhouse, C.A. and E.K. Wise. 2020. The changing relationship between the upper and lower Missouri River basins during drought. International Journal of Climatology, 40, 5011–5028, doi: 10.1002/joc.6502.

Dannenberg, M.P., E.K. Wise, and W.K. Smith. 2019. Reduced tree growth in the semiarid United States due to asymmetric responses to intensifying precipitation extremes. Science Advances, 5(10), doi: 10.1126/sciadv.aaw0667. [Open Access]

Martin, J., G.T. Pederson C.A. Woodhouse, E.R. Cook, G. McCabe, E.K. Wise, P.J. Erger, L.S. Dolan, M. McGuire, S. Gangopadhyay, K.J. Chase, J.S. Littell, S.T. Gray, S. St. George, J.M. Friedman, D.J. Sauchyn, J. St. Jacques, and J.C. King. 2019. 1200 years of Upper Missouri River streamflow reconstructed from tree rings. Quaternary Science Reviews, 224, doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2019.105971.


Wise, E.K and M.P. Dannenberg. 2019. Climate factors leading to asymmetric extreme capture in the tree‐ring record. Geophysical Research Letters, 46, 3408-3416, doi: 10.1029/2019GL082295.

Wise, E.K., C.A. Woodhouse, G. McCabe, G. Pederson, J. St-Jacques. 2018. Hydroclimatology of the Missouri River Basin, Journal of Hydrometeorology, 19 (1), 161–182, doi: 10.1175/JHM-D-17-0155.1. Supplementary Info here.

Dannenberg, M.P., Wise, E.K., Janko, M., Hwang, T., Smith, W.K. 2018. Atmospheric teleconnection influence on North American land surface phenology. Environmental Research Letters, 13 (034029), doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/aaa85a.

Wise, E.K. and M.P. Dannenberg. 2017. Reconstructed storm tracks reveal three centuries of changing moisture delivery to North America. Science Advances, 3 (6), e1602263, doi:10.1126/sciadv.1602263. [Open Access]

Dannenberg, M.P. and E.K. Wise. 2017. Shifting Pacific storm tracks as stressors to ecosystems of western North America. Global Change Biology, doi: 10.1111/gcb.13748.

Wise, E.K. 2016. Five centuries of U.S. West Coast drought: Occurrence, spatial distribution, and associated atmospheric circulation patternsGeophysical Research Letters, 43, doi: 10.1002/2016GL068487.

Dannenberg, M.P. and E.K. Wise. 2016. Seasonal Climate Signals from Multiple Tree-Ring Metrics: A Case Study of Pinus ponderosa in the Upper Columbia River Basin. Journal of Geophysical Research – Biogeosciences, 121, doi:10.1002/2015JG003155.

McAfee, S.A. and E.K. Wise. 2016. Intra-seasonal and inter-decadal variability in ENSO on impacts on the Pacific Northwest. International Journal of Climatology, 36(1): 508-516, doi: 10.1002/joc.4351.

Gray, C. and E. Wise. 2016. Country-specific effects of climate variability on human migration. Climatic Change, 135(3): 555-568, doi:10.1007/s10584-015-1592-y. Anyone can access through PubMed HERE.

Wise, E.K. 2015. Tropical Pacific and Northern Hemisphere Influences on Reconstructions of the Pacific Decadal Oscillation.  International Journal of Climatology, 35(1): 154-160, doi: 10.1002/joc.3966.

Dannenberg, M.P., C. Song, T. Hwang, and E.K. Wise. 2015. Empirical evidence of El Niño—Southern Oscillation influence on land surface phenology and productivity in the western United States. Remote Sensing of Environment, 159(2015): 167-180, doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2014.11.026.

Wise, E.K. M.L. Wrzesien, M.P. Dannenberg, and D.L. McGinnis.  2015. Cool-Season Precipitation Patterns Associated with Teleconnection Interactions in the United StatesJournal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 54(2): 494-505, doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-14-0040.1.

Wise, E.K. and M.P. Dannenberg. 2014. Persistence of pressure patterns over North America and the North Pacific since AD 1500.  Nature Communications, 5:4912, doi: 10.1038/ncomms5912.

Dannenberg, M.P. and E.K. Wise. 2013. Performance of Climate Field Reconstruction Methods over Multiple Seasons and Climate Variables.  Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres, 118, doi: 10.1002/jgrd.50765.

Wise, E.K.  2012.  Hydroclimatology of the US Intermountain WestProgress in Physical Geography, 36 (4): 458-479.

Wise, E.K.  2011.  Incorporating climatological techniques to improve tree-ring site selection in complex terrain Tree-Ring Research 67 (1): 51-56.

Wise, E.K. 2010.  Tree ring record of streamflow and drought in the upper Snake River. Water Resources Research 46 (W11529): doi:10.1029/2010WR009282.

Wise, E.K.  2010.  Climate–streamflow linkages in the north-central Rocky Mountains: Implications for a changing climateAnnals of the Association of American Geographers 100 (4): 806-817.

Wise, E.K.  2010.  Spatiotemporal variability of the precipitation dipole transition zone in the western United StatesGeophysical Research Letters, 37 (L07706), doi:10.1029/2009GL042193.

Wise, E.K.  2009.  Climate-based sensitivity of air quality to climate change scenarios for the southwestern United States International Journal of Climatology 29 (1): 87-97.

Wise, E.K.  2008.  Meteorologically influenced wildfire impacts on urban particulate matter and visibility in Tucson, Arizona, USAInternational Journal of Wildland Fire 17 (2): 214-223.

Tamerius, J., E.K. Wise, C.K. Uejio, A. McCoy, and A.C. Comrie.  2007.  Climate and human health: Synthesizing environmental complexity and uncertaintyStochastic Environmental Research & Risk Assessment 21 (5): 601-613.

Wise, E.K. and A.C. Comrie.  2005.  Meteorologically adjusted urban air quality trends in the southwestern United States Atmospheric Environment 39 (16): 2969-2980.

Wise, E.K. and A.C. Comrie.  2005.  Extending the Kolmogorov-Zurbenko filter: Application to ozone, particulate matter, and meteorological trendsJournal of the Air and Waste Management Association 55 (8): 1208-1216.