2013 – 2016
Zaved completed a strong PhD under Ashish,s and Raj's supervision, focusing on alternatives to improve our predictability of rainfall across Australia through improvements in SSTA's. Zaved was helped by Sankar Arumugam at North Carolina State, and later by QJ Wang and Andrew Schepen.
The following papers resulted from the work:
- Khan, M. Z. K., R. Mehrotra, A. Sharma, and A. Sankarasubramanian (2014), Global Sea Surface Temperature Forecasts Using an Improved Multi-model Approach, Journal of Climate, 27(10), 3503-3515.
- Khan, Z., A. Sharma, R. Mehrotra, A. Schepen, and Q. J. Wang (2015), Does improved SSTA prediction ensure better seasonal rainfall forecasts?, Water Resources Research, 51(5), 3370-3383.