1. Please report issues with the manual on the GitHub page.

  2. Please cite SUEWS with proper information from our Zenodo page.

7. Recent publications


If you have papers to add to this list please let us and others know via the email list.


Järvi, Leena, Havu, Minttu, Ward, Helen C., Bellucco, Veronica, McFadden, Joseph P., Toivonen, Tuuli, Heikinheimo, Vuokko, Kolari, Pasi, Riikonen, Anu, and Grimmond, C. Sue B. Spatial modeling of local-scale biogenic and anthropogenic carbon dioxide emissions in Helsinki. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 124(15):8363–8384, August 2019. doi:10.1029/2018jd029576.


Sun, Ting and Grimmond, Sue. A python-enhanced urban land surface model SuPy (SUEWS in python, v2019.2): Development, deployment and demonstration. Geosci. Model Dev., 12(7):2781–2795, July 2019. doi:10.5194/gmd-12-2781-2019.


Kokkonen, Tom V., Grimmond, Sue, Murto, Sonja, Liu, Huizhi, Sundström, Anu-Maija, and Järvi, Leena. Simulation of the radiative effect of haze on the urban hydrological cycle using reanalysis data in Beijing. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19(10):7001–7017, May 2019. doi:10.5194/acp-19-7001-2019.


Kokkonen, T. V., Grimmond, C. S. B., Christen, A., Oke, T. R., and Järvi, L. Changes to the water balance over a century of urban development in two neighborhoods: Vancouver, Canada. Water Resour. Res., 54(9):6625–6642, September 2018. doi:10.1029/2017wr022445.


Kokkonen, T.V., Grimmond, C.S.B., Räty, O., Ward, H.C., Christen, A., Oke, T.R., Kotthaus, S., and Järvi, L. Sensitivity of surface urban energy and water balance scheme (SUEWS) to downscaling of reanalysis forcing data. Urban Clim., 23:36–52, March 2018. ICUC9: The 9th International Conference on Urban Climate. doi:10.1016/j.uclim.2017.05.001.


Ao, Xiangyu, Grimmond, C. S. B., Ward, H. C., Gabey, A. M., Tan, Jianguo, Yang, Xiu-Qun, Liu, Dongwei, Zhi, Xing, Liu, Hongya, and Zhang, Ning. Evaluation of the surface urban energy and water balance scheme (SUEWS) at a dense urban site in shanghai: Sensitivity to anthropogenic heat and irrigation. J. Hydrometeor., 19(12):1983–2005, December 2018. doi:10.1175/jhm-d-18-0057.1.


Ward, H.C. and Grimmond, C.S.B. Assessing the impact of changes in surface cover, human behaviour and climate on energy partitioning across greater London. Landscape Urban Plann., 165:142–161, September 2017. doi:10.1016/j.landurbplan.2017.04.001.


Järvi, L., Grimmond, C. S. B., McFadden, J. P., Christen, A., Strachan, I. B., Taka, M., Warsta, L., and Heimann, M. Warming effects on the urban hydrology in cold climate regions. Sci Rep, 7(1):5833, July 2017. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-05733-y.


Ward, H.C., Kotthaus, S., Järvi, L., and Grimmond, C.S.B. Surface urban energy and water balance scheme (SUEWS): Development and evaluation at two UK sites. Urban Clim., 18:1–32, December 2016. doi:10.1016/j.uclim.2016.05.001.


Ao, Xiangyu, Grimmond, C. S. B., Liu, Dongwei, Han, Zhihui, Hu, Ping, Wang, Yadong, Zhen, Xinrong, and Tan, Jianguo. Radiation fluxes in a business district of shanghai, china. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 55(11):2451–2468, November 2016. doi:10.1175/jamc-d-16-0082.1.


Onomura, S., Grimmond, C.S.B., Lindberg, F., Holmer, B., and Thorsson, S. Meteorological forcing data for urban outdoor thermal comfort models from a coupled convective boundary layer and surface energy balance scheme. Urban Clim., 11:1–23, March 2015. doi:10.1016/j.uclim.2014.11.001.


Järvi, L., Grimmond, C. S. B., Taka, M., Nordbo, A., Setälä, H., and Strachan, I. B. Development of the surface urban energy and water balance scheme (SUEWS) for cold climate cities. Geosci. Model Dev., 7(4):1691–1711, August 2014. doi:10.5194/gmd-7-1691-2014.