Sonia Jerez Rodriguez

Former Postdoctoral Fellow


Instituto Dom Luiz
Faculdade de Cięncias, Universidade de Lisboa
Campo Grande, Edf. C8, Piso 3, Sala 8.3.15
1749-016 Lisbon

Areas of Scientific activity

Atmospheric sciences, regional climate modeling, climate variability, climate change, evaluation of renewable energy resources, air quality



Turco M., Jerez S., Augusto S., Tarín-Carrasco P., Ratola N., Jimenez-Guerrero P., Trigo, R.M. (2019) Climate drivers of the 2017 devastating fires in Portugal. Scientific Reports, 9, 1, doi:

Neves M.C., Jerez S., Trigo R.M. (2019) The response of piezometric levels in Portugal to NAO, EA, and SCAND climate patterns. Journal of Hydrology, 568, 1105-1117,


Ana C. L. Sá, Akli Benali, Paulo M. Fernandes, Renata M. S. Pinto, Ricardo M. Trigo, Michele Salis, Ana Russo, Sonia Jerez, Pedro M. M. Soares, Wilfrid Schroeder, José M.C. Pereira (2017) Evaluating fire growth simulations using satellite active fire data. Remote Sensing of Environment, DOI:


Hernández A., Trigo R. M., Pla-Rabes S., Blas L., Valero-Garcés, Jerez S., Rico-Herrero M., Vega J. C., Jambrina-Enríquez M., Giralt S. (2015) Sensitivity of two Iberian lakes to North Atlantic atmospheric circulation modes. Climate Dynamics, 45, 3403-3417. doi: 10.1007/s00382-015-2547-8


Azorin-Molina C., Vicente-Serrano S. M., McVicar T. R., Jerez S., Sanchez-Lorenzo A., López-Moreno Juan-I., Revuelto J., Trigo R. M., Lopez-Bustins J. A., Espírito-Santo F. (2014) Homogenization and Assessment of Observed Near-Surface Wind Speed Trends over Spain and Portugal, 1961–2011*. Journal of climate, 27, 3692–3712, doi:


S. Jerez, P. Jimenez-Guerrero, J. P. Montávez, R. M. Trigo (2013) Impact of the North Atlantic Oscillation on European aerosol ground levels through local processes: a seasonal model-based assessment using fixed anthropogenic emissions. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 11195–11207. doi: 10.5194/acp-13-11195-2013

Jimenez-Guerrero P., Jerez S., Montavez J.P., Trigo R.M. (2013) Uncertainties in future ozone and PM10 projections over Europe from a regional climate multiphysics ensemble. Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 5764-5769, DOI:10.1002/2013GL057403.

Jerez S., Trigo R.M. (2013) Time-scale and extent at which large-scale circulation modes determine the wind and solar potential in the Iberian Peninsula. Environmental Research Letters, 8, 044035, DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/8/4/044035

Hernández A,. Bao R., Giralt S., Sáez A., Leng M.J., Barker P.A., Kendrick C.P., Sloane H.J. (2013) Climate, catchment runoff and limnological drivers of carbon and oxygen isotope composition of diatom frustules from the central Andean Altiplano during the Lateglacial and Early Holocene. Quaternary Science Reviews, 66, 64–73

Jerez S., Trigo R.M., Vicente-Serrano S.M., Pozo-Vazquez D., Lorente-Plazas R., Lorenzo-Lacruz J., Santos-Alamillos F., Montavez J.P. (2013) The Impact of the North Atlantic Oscillation on Renewable Energy Resources in Southwestern Europe. Journal off Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 52, 2204:2225

Jerez S., Trigo R.M., Sarsa A., Lorente-Plazas R., Pozo-Vazquez D., P. Jimenez-Guerrero, Montavez J.P. (2013) Spatio-temporal complementarity between solar and wind power in the Iberian Peninsula. Energy Procedia, 20, 48-57

Gonzalez-Villanueva R., Costas S., Pérez-Arlucea M., Jerez S., Trigo R. M. (2013) Effect of climate change in the stabilization and prevailing aeolian activity of a coastal dune (Traba, NW Spain). Geomorphology, 185, 96-119


J. J. Gómez-Navarro, J. P. Montávez, P. Jiménez-Guerrero, S. Jerez, R. Lorente-Plazas, J. F. González-Rouco and E. Zorita (2012) Internal and external variability in regional simulations of the Iberian Peninsula climate over the last millennium. Climate of the Past. Vol. 8, pp 25-36

Jerez S., Montavez J.P., Gomez-Navarro J.J., Jimenez P.A., Jimenez-Guerrero P., Lorente R., Gonzalez- Rouco J.F. (2012) The role of the land-surface model for climate change projections over the Iberian Peninsula. Journal of Geophysical Research. Vol. 117, D01109

J.A. Garcia-Valero, J.P. Montavez, S. Jerez, J.J. Gomez-Navarro and P. Jimenez-Guerrero (2012) A seasonal study of the atmospheric dynamics over the Iberian Peninsula based on circulation types. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, pp 1-20, DOI: 10.1007/s00704-012-0623-0

P. Jiménez-Guerrero, J.P. Montávez, J.J. Gómez-Navarro, S. Jerez and R. Lorente-Plazas (2012) Impacts of climate change on ground level gas-phase pollutants and aerosols in the Iberian Peninsula for the late XXI century. Atmospheric Environment. Vol. 55, pp 483-495

Costas S., Jerez S., Trigo R.M., Goble R., Rebelo L. (2012) Sand invasion along the Portuguese coast forced by westerly shifts during cold climate events. Quaternary Science Reviews. Vol. 42, pp 15-28

Jerez S., Montavez J.P., Gomez-Navarro J.J., Lorente R., Garcia-Valero J.A., Jimenez-Guerrero P. (2012) A multi- physics ensemble of regional climate change projections over the Iberian Peninsula. Climate Dynamics. DOI 10.1007/s00382-012-1551-5

Jerez S., Montavez J.P., Jimenez-Guerrero P., Gomez-Navarro J.J., Lorente R., Zorita E. (2012) A multi-physics ensemble of present-day climate regional simulations over the Iberian Peninsula. Climate Dynamics. DOI 10.1007/s00382-012-1539-1


J.J. Gomez-Navarro, J.P. Montavez, S. Jerez, P. Jimenez-Guerrero, J.A. García-Valero and J.F. Gonzalez-Rouco (2011) Warming patterns in regional climate change projections over the Iberian Peninsula. Meteorologische Zeitschrift, 19, 275-285

S. Jerez, J.P. Montavez, J.J. Gomez-Navarro, P. Jimenez-Guerrero and J.F. Gonzalez-Rouco (2011) Temperature sensitivity to the land-surface model in MM5 climate simulations over the Iberian Peninsula. Meteorologische Zeitschrift, 19, 363-374

P. Jimenez-Guerrero, J.J. Gomez-Navarro, S. Jerez, R. Lorente-Plazas, J.A. Garcia-Valero and J.P. Montávez (2011) Isolating The Effects Of Climate Change In The Variation Of Secondary Inorganic Aerosols (SIA) In Europe For The 21st Century (1991-2100). Atmospheric Environment , 45, 1059-1063

J. J. Gómez-Navarro, J. P. Montávez, S. Jerez, P. Jiménez-Guerrero, R. Lorente-Plazas, J. F. González-Rouco and E. Zorita (2011) A regional climate simulation over the Iberian Peninsula for the last millennium. Climate of the Past. Vol. 7, pp 451-472

P. Jimenez-Guerrero, O. Jorba, M.T. Pay, J.P. Montávez, S. Jerez, J.J. Gomez-Navarro, and J.M. Baldasano (2011) Comparison of two different sea-salt aerosol schemes as implemented in air quality models applied to the Mediterranean Basin. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. Vol. 11, pp 1-18