Publications & CV

Peer Reviewed Publications:

M. M. Laguë, G. R. Quetin, S. Ragen, W. R. Boos. Continental configuration controls the base-state water vapor greenhouse effect: lessons from half-land, half-water planets. In Press at Climate Dynamics, 2023. EarthArXiv Preprint:

M. M. Laguë, G. R. Quetin, and W. R. Boos. Reduced terrestrial evaporation increases atmospheric water vapour, amplifying surface temperatures. In Press at Environmental Research Letters: 2023. DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/acdbe1.
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T. Kukla, M. Winnick, M. M. Laguë, and Z. Xia. The zonal patterns in late Quaternary South American Monsoon precipitation. In Press at Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology, 2023. DOI: 10.1029/2022PA004498.

W. Kong, K. A. McKinnon, I. R. Simpson, and M. M. Laguë. Understanding responses of summer continental daily temperature variance to land surface perturbations through a surface energy balance perspective. Journal of Climate, 36(6), 1653-1678 (2023).
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M. M. Laguë, G. R. Quetin, and W. R. Boos. Downwind control of oceanic air by land: the land wake and its sensitivity to CO2.  Environmental Research Letters, 10, 17: 104045 (2022).

J. Scheff, S. Coats, and M. M. Laguë. Why do the global warming responses of land-surface models and climatic dryness metrics disagree? Earth’s Future, 10(8), e2022EF002814 (2022). DOI: 10.1029/2022EF002814ESSOAr Preprint

M. M. Laguë, A. L. S. Swann, William R. Boos. Radiative feedbacks on land surface change and associated tropical precipitation shifts. Journal of Climate, 34, 16 (2021): 6651-6672 (2021). EarthArXiv Preprint.  DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-20-0883.1 .
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M. M. Laguë, M. Pietschnig, S. Ragen, T. Smith, D. S. Battisti. Terrestrial evaporation and global climate: lessons from Northland, a planet with a hemispheric continent. Journal of Climate, 34(6), 2253-2276 (2021). EarthArXiv Preprint. DOI:10.1175/JCLI-D-20-0452.1.
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F. Tromboni, J. Liu, E. Ziaco, D. Breshears, K. Thompson, W. Dodds, K. Dahlin, E. La Rue, J. Thorp, Andrés Vinã, M. M. Laguë, A. Maasri, H. Yang, S. Chandra, S. Fei. Macrosystems as metacoupled human and natural systems. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 19(1): 20–29. 2021. DOI: 10.1002/fee.2289.

A. J. Rushby, A. L. Shields, E. T. Wolf, M. M. Laguë, A. Burgasser. The Effect of Land-Albedo Feedback on the Climate of Land-Dominated Planets in the TRAPPIST-1 System. The Astrophysical Journal, 904.2 (2020): 124. DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/abbe04. ArXiv Preprint.

L. Boysen, V. Brovkin, J. Pongratz, D. Lawrence, P. Lawrence, N. Vuichard, P. Peylin, S. Liddicoat, T. Hajima, Y. Zhang, M. Rocher, C. Delire, R. Stéférian, V. Arora, L. Nieradzik, P. Anthoni, W. Thiery, M. M. Laguë, D. Lawrence, M. Lo. Global climate response to idealized deforestation in CMIP6 models.  Biogeosciences, 2020. DOI: 10.5194/bg-2020-229.

C. M. Zarakas, A. L. S. Swann, M. M. Laguë, K. C. Armour, J. T. Randerson. Plant Physiology Increases the Magnitude and Spread of the Transient Climate Response in CMIP6 Earth System Models. Journal of Climate, 2020.  DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-20-0078.1. EarthArXiv Preprint.

J. E. Kim,  M. M. Laguë, S. Pennypacker, E. Dawson, and A. L. S. Swann. Evaporative Resistance is of Equal Importance as Surface Albedo in High Latitude Surface Temperatures Due to Cloud Feedbacks. Geophysical Research Letters, 47(4), 2020. DOI: 10.1029/2019GL085663. EarthArXiv Preprint.
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M. M. Laguë. Quantifying the role of individual surface properties in atmospheric feedbacks and land-atmosphere interactions. University of Washington. 2019. ProQuest PhD Dissertation.

Note: this is the correct citation for the Simple Land Interface Model (SLIM). The full model description for SLIM can be found in the supporting information of Laguë et al. 2019. Source code and instructions for SLIM are available on GitHub.
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A. L. S. Swann, M. M. Laguë, E. S. Garcia, J. P. Field, D. D. Breshears, D. J. P. Moore, S. R. Saleska, S. C. Stark, J. C. Villegas, D. J. Law, and D. M. Minor. Continental-scale consequences of tree die-offs in North America: identifying where forest loss matters most. Environmental Research Letters, 13(5): 55014, 2018. DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aaba0f.

M. M. Laguë, and A. L. S. Swann. Progressive Mid-latitude Afforestation: Impacts on Clouds, Global Energy Transport, and Precipitation. Journal of Climate, 29(15):5561?-5573, 2016. DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0748.1
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M. Laguë, N. Tania, J. Heath, and L. Edelstein-Keshet. (2012). The effects of facilitation and competition on group foraging in patches. Journal of Theoretical Biology310, 88-96. DOI: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2012.06.024.

Publications Submitted/In Review:

M. P. Byrne, G. Hergerl, J. Scheff, O. Adam, A. Berg, M. Biasutti, S. Bordoni, A. Dai, R. Geen, M. Henry, S. A. Hill, C. Hohenegger, V. Humphrey, M. Joshi, A. G. Konings, M. M. Laguë, F. H. Lambert, F. Lehner, J. S. Mankin, K. A. McColl, K. A. McKinnon, A. G. Pendergrass, M. Pietschnig, A. Schurer, E. M. Scott, D. Sexton, S. C. Sherwood, L. Vargas Zeppetello, Y. Zhang. Theory and the future of land-climate science. Submitted to Nature Climate Change, 2023.

G. E. M. Shum, M. M. Laguë, S. Rushley, A. L. S. Swann. Beautiful Days in the Neighborhood: Land-Atmosphere Interactions as Drivers of Forest Expansion. In Revision at Earth Interactions, 2022.