In English

In preparation

[ENG] Keenlyside, N. S., et al.: Towards providing more reliable regional climate change projections. In prep.

Submitted/In review

[ENG] Boljka, L., N.-E. Omrani, and N. S. Keenlyside: Identifying quasi-periodic variability using multivariate empirical mode decomposition: a case of the tropical Pacific. Submitted. [Discussion started here.]

[ENG] Boljka, L., and T. Birner, 2022: Potential impact of tropopause sharpness on the structure and strength of the general circulation. npj Clim. Atmos. Sci., accepted. [Model Code, Model Climatology]


[ENG] Omrani, N.-E., N. S. Keenlyside, K. Matthes, L. Boljka, D. Zanchettin, J. H. Jungclaus, and S. W. Lubis, 2022: Coupled stratosphere-troposphere-Atlantic multidecadal oscillation and its importance for near-future climate projection. npj Clim. Atmos. Sci., 5:59. [Multilinear Regression Code]

[ENG] Pikovnik, M., Ž. Zaplotnik, L. Boljka, and N. Žagar, 2022: Metrics of the Hadley circulation strength and associated circulation trends. Weather Clim. Dynam., 3, 625–644. [Code for Hadley Cell Indices]

[ENG] Zaplotnik, Ž., M. Pikovnik, L. Boljka, 2022: Recent Hadley Circulation Strengthening: A Trend or Multidecadal Variability? J. Climate, 35, 4157-4176. [Code for Kuo-Eliassen Equation]


[ENG] Boljka, L., D. W. J. Thompson, and Y. Li, 2021: Downstream suppression of baroclinic waves. J. Climate, 34, 919-930.


[ENG] Boljka, L., and T. Birner, 2020: Tropopause-level planetary wave source and its role in two-way troposphere-stratosphere coupling. Weather Clim. Dynam., 1, 555–575.

[ENG] Chen, J., M. J. Dahlin, L. Luuppala, D. Bickford, L. Boljka, V. Burns and M. S. Johnson, 2020: Air Pollution and Climate Change: Sustainability, Restoration, and Ethical Implications. In: Goodsite M.E., Johnson M.S., Hertel O. (eds) Air Pollution Sources, Statistics and Health Effects. Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology Series. Springer, New York, NY, p. 279-325, DOI: 10.1007/978-1-0716-0596-7_1082.

[ENG] Boljka, L. and T.G. Shepherd, 2020: Multiscale extratropical barotropic variability on the subseasonal‐to‐seasonal time‐scale. Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 146, 301-313.


[ENG] Boljka, L., 2018: Baroclinic and Barotropic Aspects of Wave-Mean Flow Interaction. Ph.D. Thesis, University of Reading, 212 pp.

[ENG] Boljka, L., T.G. Shepherd, and M. Blackburn, 2018: On the Coupling between Barotropic and Baroclinic Modes of Extratropical Atmospheric Variability. J. Atmos. Sci., 75, 1853–1871.

[ENG] Boljka, L. and T.G. Shepherd, 2018: A Multiscale Asymptotic Theory of Extratropical Wave–Mean Flow Interaction. J. Atmos. Sci., 75, 1833–1852.


[ENG] Boljka, L., 2013: Identifying Slow Modes of Variability Using Wave Activity Theory. M.Sc. Dissertation, University of Reading, 77 pp.

In Slovenian

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[SLO] Zaplotnik, Ž., L. Boljka, N. Črnivec, A. Slameršak, 2020: Climate change – open letter: A request by the Slovenian researchers to take immediate action on improving the climate change mitigation and adaptation policy. Vetrnica (Interesting facts), 12-13., 6-11.

[SLO] Boljka, L., 2020: Baroclinic and barotropic oscillations in midlatitudes. Vetrnica (PhD summaries), 12-13, 63-66.


[SLO] Dolinar, M., G. Vertačnik, R. Bertalanič, D. Dvoršek, M. Nadbath, D. Gartner, M. Klančar, L. Boljka, M. Lanjšček, and D. Kolarič, 2014: Climate Change in Slovenia. Governmental report, 18 pp.