SCI Journal Articles


  1. Ozturk, Tugba & Canbaz, Emine & Bilgin, Başak & Matte, Dominic & Kurnaz, Levent & Christensen, Jens. (2023). The emergence of projected scaled patterns of extreme temperatures over Europe. Frontiers in Earth Science. 11. 10.3389/feart.2023.1178461.
  2. Bilgin, B., Bayindir, E., Demiralay, Z., Turp, M. T., An, N., & Kurnaz, M. L. (2023). Human comfort analysis for Turkey’s coastal tourism in a changing climate. In Theoretical and Applied Climatology (Vol. 154, Issues 3–4, pp. 945–958). Springer Science and Business Media LLC.
  3. Paçal, A.Hassler, B.Weigel, K.Kurnaz, M. L.Wehner, M. F., & Eyring, V. (2023). Detecting extreme temperature events using Gaussian mixture modelsJournal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres128, e2023JD038906.
  4. Turp, M. T., An, N., Bilgin, B., Şimşir, G., Orgen, B., & Kurnaz, M. L. (2023). Projected Summer Tourism Potential of the Black Sea Region. In Sustainability (Vol. 16, Issue 1, p. 377). MDPI AG.


  1. An N, Turp MT, Orgen B, Bilgin B, Kurnaz ML. Analysis of the impact of climate change on grapevines in Turkey using heat unit accumulation-based indices. Int J Biometeorol. 2022 Nov;66(11):2325-2338. doi: 10.1007/s00484-022-02360-9. Epub 2022 Sep 17. PMID: 36114895.
  2. Diez-Sierra, J., Iturbide, M., Gutiérrez, J. M., Fernández, J., Milovac, J., Cofiño, A. S., Cimadevilla, E., Nikulin, G., Levavasseur, G., Kjellström, E., Bülow, K., Horányi, A., Brookshaw, A., García-Díez, M., Pérez, A., Baño-Medina, J., Ahrens, B., Alias, A., Ashfaq, M., Bukovsky, M., Buonomo, E., Caluwaerts, S., Chou, S. C., Christensen, O. B., Ciarlò, J. M., Coppola, E., Corre, L., Demory, M., Djurdjevic, V., Evans, J. P., Fealy, R., Feldmann, H., Jacob, D., Jayanarayanan, S., Katzfey, J., Keuler, K., Kittel, C., Kurnaz, M. L., Laprise, R., Lionello, P., McGinnis, S., Mercogliano, P., Nabat, P., Önol, B., Ozturk, T., Panitz, H., Paquin, D., Pieczka, I., Raffaele, F., Remedio, A. R., Scinocca, J., Sevault, F., Somot, S., Steger, C., Tangang, F., Teichmann, C., Termonia, P., Thatcher, M., Torma, C., van Meijgaard, E., Vautard, R., Warrach-Sagi, K., Winger, K., & Zittis, G. (2022). The Worldwide C3S CORDEX Grand Ensemble: A Major Contribution to Assess Regional Climate Change in the IPCC AR6 Atlas. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society103(12), E2804-E2826.


  1. Spinoni, J.Barbosa, P.Bucchignani, E.Cassano, J.Cavazos, T.Cescatti, A.Christensen, J. H.Christensen, O. B.Coppola, E.Evans, J. P.Forzieri, G.Geyer, B.Giorgi, F.Jacob, D.Katzfey, J.Koenigk, T.Laprise, R.Lennard, C. J.Kurnaz, M. L., … Dosio, A. (2021). Global exposure of population and land-use to meteorological droughts under different warming levels and SSPs: A CORDEX-based studyInternational Journal of Climatology4115), 6825– 6853
  2. Demiroglu, O.C., Turp, M.T., Kurnaz, M.L. et al. The Ski Climate Index (SCI): fuzzification and a regional climate modeling application for Turkey. Int J Biometeorol 65, 763–777 (2021).
  3. Ozturk, Tugba, F. Sibel Saygili-Araci, and M. Levent Kurnaz. 2021. “Projected Changes in Extreme Temperature and Precipitation Indices Over CORDEX-MENA Domain.” Atmosphere 12 (5): 622.
  4. Zittis, G., Hadjinicolaou, P., Almazroui, M. et al. Business-as-usual will lead to super and ultra-extreme heatwaves in the Middle East and North Africa. npj Clim Atmos Sci 4, 20 (2021).


  1. Demiroglu, O.C.; Saygili-Araci, F.S.; Pacal, A.; Hall, C.M.; Kurnaz, M.L. Future Holiday Climate Index (HCI) Performance of Urban and Beach Destinations in the Mediterranean. Atmosphere 2020, 11, 911.
  2. Demiroglu, O.C., Turp, M.T., Kurnaz, M.L. et al. The Ski Climate Index (SCI): fuzzification and a regional climate modeling application for Turkey. Int J Biometeorol (2020).
  3. An, Nazan & Turp, M. & Türkeş, Murat & Kurnaz, Levent. (2020). Mid-Term Impact of Climate Change on Hazelnut Yield. Agriculture. 10. 10.3390/agriculture10050159.
  4. Spinoni, J., P. Barbosa, E. Bucchignani, J. Cassano, T. Cavazos, J.H. Christensen, O.B. Christensen, E. Coppola, J. Evans, B. Geyer, F. Giorgi, P. Hadjinicolaou, D. Jacob, J. Katzfey, T. Koenigk, R. Laprise, C.J. Lennard, M.L. Kurnaz, D. Li, M. Llopart, N. McCormick, G. Naumann, G. Nikulin, T. Ozturk, H. Panitz, R. Porfirio da Rocha, B. Rockel, S.A. Solman, J. Syktus, F. Tangang, C. Teichmann, R. Vautard, J.V. Vogt, K. Winger, G. Zittis, and A. Dosio2020Future Global Meteorological Drought Hot Spots: A Study Based on CORDEX Data. J. Climate, 333635–3661,


  1. Ozturk, T., Turp, M. T., Türkeş, M., & Kurnaz, M. L. (2018). Future projections of temperature and precipitation climatology for CORDEX-MENA domain using RegCM4.4. Atmospheric Research206, 87–107.


  1. Ozturk, T., Turp, M. T., Türkeş, M., & Kurnaz, M. L. (2017). Projected changes in temperature and precipitation climatology of Central Asia CORDEX Region 8 by using RegCM4.3.5. Atmospheric Research183, 296–307.


  1. Demiroglu, O. C., Turp, M. T., Ozturk, T., & Kurnaz, M. L. (2016). Impact of climate change on natural snow reliability, snowmaking capacities, and wind conditions of ski resorts in northeast Turkey: A dynamical downscaling approach. Atmosphere, 7(4).
  2. Demiroglu, O. C., Turp, M. T., Ozturk, T., An, N., & Kurnaz, M. L. (2016). Technical climate change adaptation options of the major ski resorts in Bulgaria. In Sustainable Mountain Regions: Challenges and Perspectives in Southeastern Europe (pp. 77–88). Springer International Publishing.


  1. Ozturk, T., Ceber, Z. P., Türkeş, M., & Kurnaz, M. L. (2015). Projections of climate change in the Mediterranean Basin by using downscaled global climate model outputs. International Journal of Climatology, 35(14), 4276–4292.


  1. Ozturk, T., Altinsoy, H., Türkeş, M., & Kurnaz, M. L. (2012). Simulation of temperature and precipitation climatology for the Central Asia CORDEX domain using RegCM 4.0. Climate Research, 52(1), 63–76.