Research Associate

Dr Steefan Contractor

Sch of Mathematics & Statistic


  • Journal articles | 2021
    Contractor S; Donat MG; Alexander LV, 2021, 'Changes in observed daily precipitation over global land areas since 1950', Journal of Climate, vol. 34, pp. 3 - 19,
    Journal articles | 2021
    Contractor S; Roughan M, 2021, 'Efficacy of Feedforward and LSTM Neural Networks at Predicting and Gap Filling Coastal Ocean Timeseries: Oxygen, Nutrients, and Temperature', Frontiers in Marine Science, vol. 8,
    Journal articles | 2020
    Hobeichi S; Abramowitz G; Contractor S; Evans J, 2020, 'Evaluating precipitation datasets using surface water and energy budget closure', Journal of Hydrometeorology, vol. 21, pp. 989 - 1009,
    Journal articles | 2020
    Contractor S; Donat MG; Alexander LV; Ziese M; Meyer-Christoffer A; Schneider U; Rustemeier E; Becker A; Durre I; Vose RS, 2020, 'Rainfall Estimates on a Gridded Network (REGEN) - A global land-based gridded dataset of daily precipitation from 1950 to 2016', Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, vol. 24, pp. 919 - 943,
    Journal articles | 2020
    Alexander LV; Bador M; Roca R; Contractor S; Donat MG; Nguyen PL, 2020, 'Intercomparison of annual precipitation indices and extremes over global land areas from in situ, space-based and reanalysis products', Environmental Research Letters, vol. 15,
    Journal articles | 2020
    Bador M; Alexander LV; Contractor S; Roca R, 2020, 'Diverse estimates of annual maxima daily precipitation in 22 state-of-the-art quasi-global land observation datasets', Environmental Research Letters, vol. 15, pp. 035005 - 035005,
    Journal articles | 2019
    Roca R; Alexander LV; Potter G; Bador M; Jucá R; Contractor S; Bosilovich MG; Cloché S, 2019, 'FROGS: A daily 1° × 1° gridded precipitation database of rain gauge, satellite and reanalysis products', Earth System Science Data, vol. 11, pp. 1017 - 1035,
    Journal articles | 2018
    Contractor S; Donat MG; Alexander LV, 2018, 'Intensification of the Daily Wet Day Rainfall Distribution Across Australia', Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 45, pp. 8568 - 8576,
    Journal articles | 2016
    Herold N; Alexander LV; Donat MG; Contractor S; Becker A, 2016, 'How much does it rain over land?', Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 43, pp. 341 - 348,
    Journal articles | 2015
    Contractor S; Alexander LV; Donat MG; Herold N, 2015, 'How Well Do Gridded Datasets of Observed Daily Precipitation Compare over Australia?', Advances in Meteorology, vol. 2015,