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Hurricane Research Division personnel


    2017

    • Aberson, S.D., J.A. Zhang, and K. Nunez-Ocasio. An extreme event in the eyewall of Hurricane Felix on 2 September 2007. Monthly Weather Review, 145(6):2083-2092, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-16-0364.1 2017

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    • Aberson, S.D., K.J. Sellwood, and P.A. Leighton. Calculating dropwindsonde location and time from TEMP-DROP messages for accurate assimilation and analysis. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 34(8):1673-1678, doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-17-0023.1 2017

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    • Alaka, G.J., and E.D. Maloney. Internal intraseasonal variability of the West African Monsoon in WRF. Journal of Climate, 30(15):5805-5813, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0750.1 2017

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    • Alaka, G.J., X. Zhang, S.G. Gopalakrishnan, S.B. Goldenberg, and F.D. Marks. Performance of basin-scale HWRF tropical cyclone track forecasts. Weather and Forecasting, 32(3):1253-1271, doi:10.1175/WAF-D-16-0150.1 2017

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    • Atlas, R., G.D. Emmitt, L. Bucci, K. Ryan, and J.A. Zhang. Application of Doppler wind lidar observations to hurricane analysis and prediction. Proceedings, SPIE Symposium on Lidar Remote Sensing for Environmental Monitoring, San Diego, CA, August 6-10, 2017. International Society for Optics and Photonics, SPIE Vol. 10406, 8 pp., 2017

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    • Bell, G.D., E.S. Blake, C.W. Landsea, C. Wang, J. Schemm, T. Kimberlain, R.J. Pasch, and S.B. Goldenberg. Tropical cyclones: Atlantic basin. In State of the Climate in 2016, J. Blunden and D.S. Arndt (eds.). Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 98(8):S108-S112, 2017
    • Bryan, G.H., R.P. Worsnop, J.K. Lundquist, and J.A. Zhang. A simple method for simulating wind profiles in the boundary layer of tropical cyclones. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 162(3):475-502, doi:10.1007/s10546-016-0207-0 2017

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    • Christophersen, H., A. Aksoy, P. Dunion, and K. Sellwood. The impact of NASA Global Hawk unmanned aircraft dropwindsonde observations on tropical cyclone track, intensity and structure: Case studies. Monthly Weather Review, 145(5):1817-1830, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-16-0332.1 2017

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    • Cucurull, L., R. Li, and T.R. Peevey. Assessment of radio occultation observations from the COSMIC-2 mission with a simplified Observing System Simulation Experiment configuration. Monthly Weather Review, 145(9):3581-3597, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-16-0475.1 2017

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    • Didlake, A.C., G.M. Heymsfield, P.D. Reasor, and S.R. Guimond. Concentric eyewall asymmetries in Hurricane Gonzalo (2014) observed by airborne radar. Monthly Weather Review, 145(3):729-749, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-16-0175.1 2017

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    • Doyle, J.D., J. Moskaitis, J. Feldmeier, R. Ferek, M. Beaubien, M. Bell, D. Cecil, R. Creasey, P. Duran, R. Elsberry, W. Komaromi, J. Molinari, D. Ryglicki, D. Stern, C. Velden, X. Wang, T. Allen, B. Barrett, P. Black, J. Dunion, K. Emanuel, P. Harr, L. Harrison, E. Hendricks, D. Herndon, W. Jeffries, S.J. Majumdar, J. Moore, Z. Pu, R. Rogers, E. Sanabia, G. Tripoli, and D.-L. Zhang. A view of tropical cyclones from above: The Tropical Cyclone Intensity (TCI) Experiment. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0055.1 2017

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    • Evans, C., K.M. Wood, S.D. Aberson, H.M. Archambault, S.M. Milrad, L.F. Bosart, K.L. Corbosiero, C.A. Davis, J.R. Dias Pinto, J. Doyle, C. Fogarty, T.J. Galarneau, C.M. Grams, K.S. Griffin, J. Gyakum, R.E. Hart, N. Kitabatake, H.S. Lentink, R. McTaggart-Cowan, W. Perrie, J.F. D. Quinting, C.A. Reynolds, M. Riemer, E.A. Ritchie, Y. Sun, and F. Zhang. The extratropical transition of tropical cyclones, Part 1: Cyclone evolution and direct impacts. Monthly Weather Review, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-17-0027.1 2017

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    • Goni, G.J., R.E. Todd, S.R. Jayne, G.R. Halliwell, S. Glenn, J. Dong, R. Curry, R. Domingues, F. Bringas, L. Centurioni, S.F. DiMarco, T. Miles, J. Morell, L. Pomales, H.-S. Kim, P.E. Robbins, G.G. Gawarkiewicz, J. Wilkin, J. Heiderich, B. Baltes, J.J. Cione, G. Seroka, K. Knee, and E.R. Sanabia. Autonomous and Lagrangian ocean observations for Atlantic tropical cyclone studies and forecasts. Oceanography, 30(2):85-95, doi:10.5670/oceanog.2017.227 2017

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    • Halliwell, G.R., M. Mehari, L.K. Shay, V.H. Kourafalou, H. Kang, H.-S. Kim, J. Dong, and R. Atlas. OSSE quantitative assessment of rapid-response pre-storm ocean surveys to improve coupled tropical cyclone prediction. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 122(7):5729-5748, doi:10.1002/2017JC012760 2017

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    • Halliwell, G.R., M. Mehari, M. Le Henaff, V. Kourafalou, I. Androulidakis, H. Kang, and R. Atlas. North Atlantic Ocean OSSE system: Evaluation of operational ocean observing system components and supplemental seasonal observations for potentially improving tropical cyclone prediction in coupled systems. Journal of Operational Oceanography, 10(2):154-175, doi:10.1080/1755876X.2017.1322770 2017

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    • Hazelton, A.T., R.E. Hart, and R.F. Rogers. Analyzing simulated convective bursts in two Atlantic hurricanes. Part II: Intensity change due to bursts. Monthly Weather Review, 145(8):3095-3117, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-16-0268.1 2017

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    • Hazelton, A.T., R.F. Rogers, and R.E. Hart. Analyzing simulated convective bursts in two Atlantic hurricanes. Part I: Burst formation and development. Monthly Weather Review, 145(8):3073-3094, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-16-0267.1 2017

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    • Hoffman, R.N., S.-A. Boukabara, V.K. Kumar, K. Garrett, S.P.F. Casey, and R. Atlas. An empirical cumulative density function approach to defining summary NWP forecast assessment metrics. Monthly Weather Review, 145(4):1427-1435, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-16-0271.1 2017

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    • Jin S., S. Wang, X. Li, L. Jiao, and J.A. Zhang. Tropical cyclone center location in SAR images based on feature learning and visual saliency. In Hurricane Monitoring with Spaceborne Synthetic Aperture Radar, X. Li (ed.). Springer Singapore, 141-181, doi:10.1007/978-981-10-2893-9_8 2017

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    • Jin, S., S. Wang, X. Li, L. Jiao, J.A. Zhang, and D. Shen. A salient region detection and pattern matching-based algorithm for center detection of a partially covered tropical cyclone in a SAR image. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 55(1):280-291, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2016.2605766 2017

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    • Kalina, E.A., S.Y. Matrosov, J.J. Cione, F.D. Marks, J. Vivekenandan, R.A. Black, J.C. Hubbert, M.M. Bell, D.E. Kingsmill, and A.B. White. The ice water paths of small and large ice species in Hurricane Arthur (2014) and Irene (2011). Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 56(5):1383-1404, doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-16-0300-1 2017

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    • Klotz, B.W., and H. Jiang. Examination of surface wind asymmetries in tropical cyclones: Part I. General structure and wind shear impacts. Monthly Weather Review, 145(10):3969-3987, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-17-0019.1 2017

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    • Leidner, S.M., T. Nehrkorn, J. Henderson, M. Mountain, T. Yunck, and R.N. Hoffman. A severe weather quick observing system simulation experiment (QuickOSSE) of global navigation satellite system (GNSS) radio occultation (RO) super constellations. Monthly Weather Review, 145(2):637-651, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-16-0212.1 2017

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    • Li, J., Z. Li, P. Wang, T.J. Schmit, W. Bai, and R. Atlas. An efficient radiative transfer model for hyperspectral IR radiance simulation and applications under cloudy-sky conditions. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 122(14):7600-7613, doi:10.1002/2016JD026273 2017

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    • Martinez, J., M.M. Bell, J.L. Vigh, and R.F. Rogers. Examination of tropical cyclone structure and intensification with the Extended Flight Level Dataset (FLIGHT+) from 1999 to 2012. Monthly Weather Review, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-17-0011.1 2017

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    • McNoldy, B., B. Annane, S. Majumdar, J. Delgado, L. Bucci, and R. Atlas. Impact of assimilating CYGNSS data on tropical cyclone analyses and forecasts in a regional OSSE framework. Marine Technology Society Journal, 51(1):7-15, doi:10.4031/MTSJ.51.1.1 2017

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    • Nguyen, L.T., R.F. Rogers, and P.D. Reasor. Thermodynamic and kinematic influences on precipitation symmetry in sheared tropical cyclones: Bertha and Cristobal (2014). Monthly Weather Review, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-17-0073.1 2017

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    • Nolan, D.S., and J.A. Zhang. Spiral gravity waves radiating from tropical cyclones. Geophysical Research Letters, 44(8):3924-3931, doi:10.1002/2017GL073572 2017

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    • Pu, Z., L. Zhang, S. Zhang, B. Gentry, D. Emmitt, B. Demoz, and R. Atlas. The impact of Doppler wind lidar measurements on high-impact weather forecasting: Regional OSSE and data assimilation studies. In Data Assimilation for Atmospheric, Oceanic and Hydrological Applications, Volume 3, S.K. Park and L. Xu (eds.). Springer International, 259-283, doi:10.1007/978-3-319-43415-5 2017

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    • Rogers, R.F., P.D. Reasor, and J.A. Zhang. Reply to "Comments on 'Multiscale structure and evolution of Hurricane Earl (2010) during rapid intensification.'” Monthly Weather Review, 145(4):1573-1575, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-16-0414.1 2017
    • Rogers, R.F., S. Aberson, M.M. Bell, D.J. Cecil, J.D. Doyle, T.B. Kimberlain, J. Morgerman, L.K. Shay, and C. Velden. Re-writing the tropical record books: The extraordinary intensification of Hurricane Patricia (2015). Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0039.1 2017

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    • Rydbeck, A.V., E.D. Maloney, and G.J. Alaka. In situ initiation of east Pacific easterly waves in a regional model. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 74(2):333-351, doi:10.1175/JAS-D-16-0124.1 2017

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    • Smith, R.K., J.A. Zhang, and M.T. Montgomery. The dynamics of intensification in an HWRF simulation of Hurricane Earl (2010). Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 143(702):293-308, doi:10.1002/qj.2922 2017

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    • Soukup, G.A., and F.D. Marks. Evaluation of hurricane wind speed analyses in a simulation of Hurricane Earl (2010) using low order wavenumbers. Monthly Weather Review, 145(8):3223-3245, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-14-00281.1 2017

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    • Steward, J.L., A. Aksoy, and Z.S. Haddad. Parallel direct solution of the Ensemble Square-Root Kalman Filter equations with observation principal components. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 34(9):1867-1884, doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-16-0140.1 2017

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    • Wang, C., X. Wang, R.H. Weisberg, and M.L. Black. Variability of tropical cyclone rapid intensification in the North Atlantic and its relationship with climate variations. Climate Dynamics, 2017

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    • Wentz, F.J., L. Ricciardulli, E. Rodriguez, B.W. Stiles, M.A. Bourassa, D.G. Long, R.N. Hoffman, A. Stoffelen, A. Verhoef, L.W. O’Neill, J.T. Farrar, D. Vandemark, A.G. Fore, S.M. Hristova-Veleva, F.J. Turk, R. Gaston, and D. Tyler. Evaluating and extending the ocean wind climate data record. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 10(5):2165-2185, doi:10.1109/JSTARS.2016.2643641 2017

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    • Worsnop, R.P., G.H. Bryan, J.K. Lundquist, and J.A. Zhang. Using large-eddy simulations to define spectral and coherence characteristics of the hurricane boundary layer for wind-energy applications. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 165(1):55-86, doi:10.1007/s10546-017-0266x 2017

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    • Zhang, G., W. Perrie, X. Li, and J.A. Zhang. A hurricane morphology and surface wind vector estimation model for C-band cross-polarization SAR. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 55(3):1743-1751, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2016.2631663 2017

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    • Zhang, J.A., and X. Li. Tropical cyclone multiscale wind features from spaceborne synthetic aperture radar. In Hurricane Monitoring with Spaceborne Synthetic Aperture Radar, X. Li (ed.). Springer Singapore, 25-39, doi:10.1007/978-981-10-2893-9_2 2017

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    • Zhang, J.A., J J. Cione, E.A. Kalina, E.W. Uhlhorn, T. Hock, and J.A. Smith. Observations of infrared sea surface temperature and air-sea interaction in Hurricane Edouard (2014) using GPS dropsondes. Journal of Oceanic and Atmospheric Technology, 34(6):1333-1349, doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-16-0211.1 2017

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    • Zhang, J.A., R.F. Rogers, and V. Tallapragada. Impact of parameterized boundary layer structure on tropical cyclone rapid intensification forecasts in HWRF. Monthly Weather Review, 145(4):1413-1426, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-16-0129.1 2017

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    • Zhang, S., Z. Pu, D.J. Posselt, and R. Atlas. Impact of CYGNSS ocean surface wind speeds on numerical simulations of a hurricane in observing system simulation experiments. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 34(2):375-383, doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-16-0144.1 2017

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    • Zou, Z., D. Zhao, B. Liu, J.A. Zhang, and J. Huang. Observation-based parameterization of air-sea fluxes in terms of the wind speed and atmospheric stability under low-to-moderate wind conditions. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 122(5):4123-4142, doi:10.1002/2016JC012399 2017

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