Cluster of Excellence “Machine Learning”
Maria-von-Linden-Str. 6
72076 Tübingen
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Research Interests

  • Climate data analysis (from reanalysis, satellites, meteorological and hydrological station networks, and paleoclimate proxy archives)
  • Interactions between climatic systems
  • Abrupt transitions in climatic systems
  • Trend changes and distributional changes in climatic records
  • Nonlinear data analysis (complex networks, recurrence plots, uncertainties)
  • Statistical inference (inferring structure from noise, detecting hidden structure in data)
  • Unsupervised learning (data clustering, stochastic block models)


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  • A. Banerjee, B. Goswami, Y. Hirata, D. Eroglu, B. Merz, J. Kurths, & N. Marwan, Recurrence analysis of extreme event like data, Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics Discussions (2020) 1-25.

  • M. Singh, R. Krishnan, B. Goswami, A. D. Choudhury, P. Swapna, R. Vellore, A. G. Prajeesh, N. Sandeep, C. Venkataraman, R. V. Donner, N. Marwan, J. Kurths, Fingerprint of volcanic forcing on the ENSO–Indian monsoon coupling, Science Advances 6 (2020) eaba8164.

  • S. Prasad, N. Marwan, D. Eroglu, B. Goswami, P. Mishra, B. Gaye, A. Anoop, N. Basavaiah, M. Stebich, A. Jehangir, Holocene climate forcings and lacustrine regime shifts in the Indian Summer Monsoon realm, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms (2020) (in press).


  • B. Goswami, A Brief Introduction to Nonlinear Time Series Analysis and Recurrence Plots, Vibration 2 (2019) 332–368.

  • A. Rheinwalt, B. Goswami, B. Bookhagen, A Network-Based Flow Accumulation Algorithm for Point Clouds: Facet-Flow Networks (FFNs), JGR Earth Surface 124 (2019) 2013–2033.

  • S. Breitenbach, B. Plessen, S. Waltgenbach, R. Tjallingii, J. Leonhardt, K. P. Jochum, H. Meyer, B. Goswami, N. Marwan, D. Scholz, Holocene interaction of maritime and continental climate in Central Europe: new speleothem evidence from Central Germany, Global and Planetary Change 176 (2019) 144–161.

  • N. Boers, B. Goswami, A. Rheinwalt, B. Bookhagen, B. Hoskins, J. Kurths, Complex networks reveal global pattern of extreme-rainfall teleconnections, Nature 566 (2019) 373–377.


  • B. Goswami, N. Boers, A. Rheinwalt, N. Marwan, J. Heitzig, S. F. M. Breitenbach, J. Kurths, Abrupt transitions in time series with uncertainties, Nature Communications 9 (2018) 48.


  • B. Goswami, P. Schultz, B. Heinze, N. Marwan, B. Bodirsky, H. Lotze-Campen, J. Kurths, Inferring interdependencies from short time series, Proceedings of the Conference on Perspectives in Nonlinear Dynamics 1 (2017) 51–60.

  • F. A. Lechleitner, S. F. M. Breitenbach, H. Cheng, B. Plessen, K. Rehfeld, B. Goswami, N. Marwan, D. Eroglu, J. Adkins, G. Haug, Climatic and in-cave influences on δ18O and δ13C in a stalagmite from northeastern India through the last deglaciation, Quaternary Research 88 (2017) 458–471.

  • N. Boers, B. Goswami, M. Ghil, A complete representation of uncertainties in layer-counted paleoclimatic archives, Climate of the Past 13 (2017) 1169–1180.

  • A. M. T. Ramos, A. Builes-Jaramillo, G. Poveda, B. Goswami, E. E. N. Macau, J. Kurths, Recurrence measure of conditional dependence and applications, Physical Review E 95 (2017) 052206. doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.95.052206

  • F. A. Lechleitner, S. F. M. Breitenbach, K. Rehfeld, H. E. Ridley, Y. Asmerom, K. M. Prufer, N. Marwan, B. Goswami, D. J. Kennett, V. V. Aquino, V. Polyak, G. H. Haug, T. I. Eglinton, J. U. L. Baldini, Tropical rainfall over the last two millennia: evidence for a low-latitude hydrologic seesaw, Scientific Reports 7 (2017) 45809.


  • F. A. Lechleitner, J. U. L. Baldini, S. F. M. Breitenbach, J. Fohlmeister, C. McIntyre, B. Goswami, R. A. Jamieson, T. S. van der Voort, K. Prufer, N. Marwan, B. J.Culleton, D. J. Kennett, Y. Asmerom, V. Polyak, T. I. Eglinton, Hydrological and climatological controls on radiocarbon concentrations in a tropical stalagmite, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 194 (2016) 233–252.

  • D. Traxl, N. Boers, A. Rheinwalt, B. Goswami, J. Kurths, The size distribution of spatiotemporal extreme rainfall clusters around the globe, Geophysical Research Letters 43 (2016) 9939–9947.


  • A. Rheinwalt, B. Goswami, N. Boers, J. Heitzig, N. Marwan, R. Krishnan and J. Kurths, “Teleconnections in Climate Networks: A Network of Networks Approach to Investigate the Influence of Sea Surface Temperature Variability on Monsoon Systems”, in: Machine Learning and Data Mining Approaches to Climate Science (2015) 23–33. Springer International Publishing.

  • B. Goswami, S. M. Shekatkar, A. Rheinwalt, G. Ambika, J. Kurths, A random interacting network model for complex networks, Scientific Reports 5 (2015) 18183.

  • S. Dey, B. Goswami, A. Joshi, A possible mechanism for the attainment of out-of-phase periodic dynamics in two chaotic subpopulations coupled at low dispersal rate, Journal of Theoretical Biology 367 (2015) 100–110.


  • B. Goswami, J. Heitzig, K. Rehfeld, N. Marwan, A. Ambili, S. Prasad, J. Kurths, Estimation of sedimentary proxy records together with associated uncertainty, Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics 21 (2014) 1093–1111.

  • S. Dey, B. Goswami, A. Joshi, Effects of symmetric and asymmetric dispersal on the dynamics of heterogeneous metapopulations: Two-patch systems revisited, Journal of Theoretical Biology 345 (2014) 52–60.


  • B. Goswami, N. Marwan, G. Feulner, J. Kurths, How do global temperature drivers influence each other? A network perspective using recurrences, European Physical Journal Special Topics 222 (2013) 861–873.


  • S. F. M. Breitenbach, K. Rehfeld, B. Goswami, J. U. L. Baldini, H. E. Ridley, D. J. Kennett, K. M. Prufer, V. V. Aquino, Y. Asmerom, V. J. Polyak, H. Cheng, J. Kurths, N. Marwan, COnstructing Proxy Records from Age models (COPRA), Climate of the Past 8 (2012) 1765–1779.

  • B. Goswami, G. Ambika, N. Marwan, J. Kurths, On interrelations of recurrences and connectivity trends between stock indices, Physica A 391 (2012) 4364–4376.