Publication list in PDF [here]

Peer-reviewed articles

A.M.Fischer, K.M. Strassmann, M.Croci-Maspoli, A.M.Hama, R.Knutti, S.Kotlarski, C.Schär, C.Schnadt Poberaj, N.Banc, M.Bavay, U.Beyerle, D.N.Bresch, S.Brönnimann, P.Burlando, A.Casanueva, S.Fatichi, I.Feigenwinter, E.M.Fischer, M.Hirschi, M.A.Liniger, C.Marty, I.Medhaug, N.Peleg, M.Pickl, C.C.Raible. J.Rajczak, O.Rössler, S.C.Scherrer, C.Schwierz, S.I.Seneviratne, M.Skelton, S.L.Sørland, C.Spirig, F.Tschurr, J.Zeder, E.M.Zubler (2022) Climate Scenarios for Switzerland CH2018 – Approach and Implications. Climate Services, doi: 10.1016/j.cliser.2022.100288.

L.R. Vinnå, I. Medhaug, M. Schmid, and D. Bouffard (2021) The vulnerability of lakes to climate change along an altitudinal gradient. Communications Earth & Environment, doi: 10.1038/s43247-021-00106-w. Popular science summary

M.B. Stolpe, K. Cowtan, I. Medhaug, and R. Knutti (2020) Pacific Variability Reconciles Observed and Modelled Global Mean Temperature Increase since 1950. Climate Dynamics , doi: 10.1007/s00382-020-05493-y

A.L. Merrifield, L. Brunner, R. Lorenz, I. Medhaug, and R. Knutti (2020) A weighting scheme to incorporate large ensembles in multi-model ensemble projections. Earth System Dynamics, 11: 807-834, doi: 10.5194/esd-11-807-2020

M.B. Stolpe, I. Medhaug, U. Beyerle, and R. Knutti (2019) Weak Dependence of Future Global Mean Warming on the Background Climate State. Climate Dynamics, 53: 5079-5099, doi: 10.1007/s00382-019-04849-3

M.B. Stolpe, I. Medhaug, J. Sedlacek, and R. Knutti (2018) Multidecadal Variability in Global Surface Temperatures Related to the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation. Journal of Climate, 31: 2889-2906 doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0444.1

M.B. Stolpe, I. Medhaug and R. Knutti (2017) Contribution of Atlantic and Pacific Multidecadal Variability to Twentieth Century Temperature Changes. Journal of Climate, 30: 6279-6295, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0803.1

I. Medhaug, M.B. Stolpe, E.M. Fischer and R. Knutti (2017) Reconciling controversies about the 'global warming hiatus'. Nature, 545: 41-47, doi:10.1038/nature22315. Popular science summary

M.A. Stiller-Reeve, C. Heuzé, W.T. Ball, R.H. White, G. Messori, K. van der Wiel, I. Medhaug, A. Eckes, A. O'Callaghann, M.J. Newland, S. Williams, M. Kasoar, H.E. Wittmeier, and V. Kumer (2016) Improving together: better science writing through peer learning. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 20: 2965-2973, doi:10.5194/hess-20-2965-2016

I. Medhaug and H. Drange (2016) Global and regional surface cooling in a warming climate - a multi-model analysis. Climate Dynamics, 46: 3899-3920, doi:10.1007/s00382-015-2811-y (open access)

K. Drinkwater, M. Miles, I. Medhaug, O.H. Otterå, T. Kristiansen, S. Sundby and Y. Gao (2014) The Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation: its manifestations and impacts with special emphasis on the region north of 60N. Journal of Marine Systems, 133: 117-130, doi:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2013.11.001.

T. Iversen, M. Bentsen, I. Bethke, J.B. Debernard, A. Kirkevåg, Ø. Seland, H. Drange, J.E. Kristjansson, I. Medhaug, M. Sand, I.A. Seierstad (2013) The Norwegian Earth System Model, NorESM1-M. Part 2: Climate Response and Scenario Projections. Geoscientific Model Development, 6:389-415, doi:10.5194/gmd-6-389-2013 (open access)

H.R. Langehaug, I. Medhaug, T. Eldevik and O.H. Otterå (2012) Arctic/Atlantic exchanges via the Subpolar Gyre. Journal of Climate, 25:2421-2439, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00085.1. [pdf]

I. Medhaug, H.R. Langehaug, T. Eldevik, T. Furevik and M. Bentsen (2012) Mechanisms for decadal scale variability in a simulated Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation. Climate Dynamics, 39(1-2):77-93, doi: 10.1007/s00382-011-1124-z (open access)

I. Medhaug and T. Furevik (2011) North Atlantic 20th century multidecadal variability in coupled climate models: Sea surface temperature and ocean overturning circulation. Ocean Science, 7:389-404, doi:10.5194/os-7-389-2011 (open access)

I. Medhaug, J.A. Olseth and J. Reuder (2009) UV radiation and skin cancer in Norway. J. Photochemistry and Photobiology - B: Biology, 96:232-241, doi:10.1016/j.photobiol.2009.06.011. [pdf]


Medhaug, I. (2021) The ETH Zurich flight emission project: Emissions 2016-2019, ETH Zurich, Switzerland. doi: 10.3929/ethz-b-000498721

Medhaug, I. (2021) Aligning old and new ETH Zurich flight emission estimates: 2006-2019 , ETH Zurich, Switzerland. doi: 10.3929/ethz-b-000498713

Contributing author on the CH2018 - Climate Scenarios for Switzerland, Technical Report, National Centre for Climate Services.

Conference proceedings

J.A. Olseth, I. Medhaug, J. Reuder, B.B. Sjølingstad, and O. Sætre UV radiation in Norway: Measurements, reconstructions, and applications. Proceedings of the UV conference "One century of UV Radiation Research" , 18-20 September, 2007, Davos, Switzerland. [pdf]

Outreach / Popular Science

I. Medhaug 2017. What's left of the warming pause (in English, in German ) for ETH Zukunftsblog

I. Medhaug 2016. Global warming might be on hold, but it’s not cancelled for Climanosco

I. Medhaug and S. Sørland 2015. Eventyrlyst koster for Dagens Næringsliv - Meninger

I. Medhaug, 2015. El Nino for Store Norske Leksikon

H. Drange and I. Medhaug, 2015. Midlertidig nedkjøling i drivhuset for Aftenposten - Meninger

I. Medhaug, 2014. Orden i værkaoset for 2 grader

I. Medhaug, 2014. Glaciers bulldozing the landscape the slow way

I. Medhaug, 2013. If temperatures aren't rising, where does the heat go?

I. Medhaug, 2013. To index or not to index?


Medhaug I., 2011. North Atlantic multidecadal variability in coupled climate models - Mechanisms and responses. PhD thesis, Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen, Norway, pp 137, ISBN 978-82-308-1747-6, Publisher: University of Bergen. [pdf]

Medhaug I., 2007. Reconstruction of UV-radiation and its potential implications on development of skin cancer. Master's thesis, Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen, Norway, pp 106, Publisher: University of Bergen [pdf]