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Scientific Publications
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Hurricane Research Division personnel


    2015

    • Aberson, S.D., A. Aksoy, K.J. Sellwood, T. Vukicevic, and X. Zhang. Assimilation of high-resolution tropical cyclone observations with an ensemble Kalman filter using HEDAS: Evaluation of 2008-2011 HWRF forecasts. Monthly Weather Review, 143(2):511-523, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-14-00138.1 2015

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    • Atlas, R., R.N. Hoffman, Z. Ma, G.D. Emmitt, S.A. Wood, S. Greco, S. Tucker, L. Bucci, B. Annane, R.M. Hardesty, and S. Murillo. Observing system simulation experiments (OSSEs) to evaluate the potential impact of an optical autocovariance wind lidar (OAWL) on numerical weather prediction. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-15-0038.1 2015

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    • Bell, G.D., E.S. Blake, C.W. Landsea, S.B. Goldenberg, T.B. Kimberlain, R.J. Pasch, and J. Schemm. Tropical cyclones: Atlantic basin. In State of the Climate in 2014, J. Blunden and D.S. Arndt (eds.). Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 96(7):S101-S107, 2015
    • Bernardet, L., V. Tallapragada, S. Bao, S. Trahan, Y. Kwon, Q. Liu, M. Tong, M. Biswas, T. Brown, D. Stark, L. Carson, R. Yablonsky, E. Uhlhorn, S. Gopalakrishnan, X. Zhang, T. Marchok, B. Kuo, and R. Gall. Community support and transition of research to operations for the Hurricane Weather Research and Forecasting model. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 96(6):953-960, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-13-00093.1 2015

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    • Chen, H., and S.G. Gopalakrishnan. A study on the asymmetric rapid intensification of Hurricane Earl (2010) using the HWRF system. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 72(2):531-550, doi:10.1175/JAS-D-14-0097.1 2015

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    • Cione, J.J. The relative roles of the ocean and atmosphere as revealed by buoy air-sea observations in hurricanes. Monthly Weather Review, 143(3):904-913, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-13-00380.1 2015

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    • Goldenberg, S.B., S.G. Gopalakrishnan, V. Tallapragada, T. Quirino, F. Marks, S. Trahan, X. Zhang, and R. Atlas. The 2012 triply-nested, high-resolution operational version of the Hurricane Weather Research and Forecasting System (HWRF): Track and intensity forecast verifications. Weather and Forecasting, 30(3):710-729, doi:10.1175/WAF-D-14-00098.1 2015

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    • Haddad, Z.S., J.L. Steward, H.-C. Tseng, T. Vukicevic, S.-H. Chen, and S. Hristova-Veleva. A data assimilation technique to account for the nonlinear dependence of scattering microwave observations of precipitation. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 120(11):5548-5563, doi:10.1002/2015JD023107 2015

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    • Halliwell, G.R., S. Gopalakrishnan, F. Marks, and D. Willey. Idealized study of ocean impacts on tropical cyclone intensity forecasts. Monthly Weather Review, 143(4):1142-1165, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-14-00022.1 2015

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    • Hazelton, A.T., R. Rogers, and R.E. Hart. Shear-relative asymmetries in tropical cyclone eyewall slope. Monthly Weather Review, 143(3):883-903, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-14-00122.1 2015

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    • Jaimes, B., L.K. Shay, and E.W. Uhlhorn. Enthalpy and momentum fluxes during Hurricane Earl relative to underlying ocean features. Monthly Weather Review, 143(1):111-131, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-13-00277.1 2015

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    • Kaplan, J., C.M. Rozoff, M. DeMaria, C.R. Sampson, J.P. Kossin, C.S. Velden, J.J. Cione, J.P. Dunion, J.A. Knaff, J.A. Zhang, J.F. Dostalek, J.D. Hawkins, T.F. Lee, and J.E. Solbrig. Evaluating environmental impacts on tropical cyclone rapid intensification predictability utilizing statistical models. Weather and Forecasting, doi:10.1175/WAF-D-15-0032.1 2015

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    • Li, X., X. Yang, W. Zheng, J.A. Zhang, L.J. Pietrafesa, and W.G. Pichel. Synergistic use of satellite observations and numerical weather model to study atmospheric occluded fronts. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 53(9):5269-5279, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2015.2420312 2015

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    • Ming, J., J.A. Zhang, and R.F. Rogers. Typhoon kinematic and thermodynamic boundary layer structure from dropsonde composites. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 120(8):3158-3172, doi:10.1002/2014JD022640 2015

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    • Quirino, T.S., J. Delgado, and X. Zhang. Improving the scalability of a hurricane forecast system in mixed-parallel environments. Proceedings, 16th IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications, Paris, France, August 20-22, 2014. IEEE Computer Society, 276-281, 2015

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    • Reasor, P.D., and M.T. Montgomery. Evaluation of a heuristic model for tropical cyclone resilience. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 72(5):1765-1782, doi:10.1175/JAS-D-14-0318.1 2015

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    • Rogers, R.F., P.D. Reasor, and J.A. Zhang. Multiscale structure and evolution of Earl (2010) during rapid intensification. Monthly Weather Review, 143(2):536-562, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-14-00175.1 2015

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    • Rozoff, C.M., C.S. Velden, J. Kaplan, J.P. Kossin, and A.J. Wimmers. Improvements in the probabilistic prediction of tropical cyclone rapid intensification with passive microwave observations. Weather and Forecasting, doi:10.1175/WAF-D-14-00109.1 2015

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    • Simpson, R.H., and N.M. Dorst. Hurricane Pioneer: Memoirs of Bob Simpson. American Meteorological Society (ISBN 9781935704751), 272 pp., 2015

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    • Susca-Lopata, G., J. Zawislak, E.J. Zipser, and R.F. Rogers. The role of observed environmental conditions and precipitation evolution in the rapid intensification of Hurricane Earl (2010). Monthly Weather Review, 143(6):2207-2223, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-14-00283.1 2015

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    • Wang, J., K. Young, T. Hock, D. Lauritsen, D. Behringer, M. Black, P.G. Black, J. Franklin, J. Halverson, J. Molinari, L. Nguyen, T. Reale, J. Smith, B. Sun, Q. Wang, and J.A. Zhang. A long-term, high-quality, high vertical resolution GPS dropsonde dataset for hurricane and other studies. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 96(6):961-973, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-13.00203.1 2015

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    • Zhang, D.-L., L. Zhu, X. Zhang, and V. Tallapragada. Sensitivity of idealized hurricane intensity and structures under varying background flows and initial vortex intensities to different vertical resolutions in HWRF. Monthly Weather Review, 143(3):914-932, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-14-00102.1 2015

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    • Zhang, J.A., D.S. Nolan, R.F. Rogers, and V. Tallapragada. Evaluating the impact of improvements in the boundary layer parameterization on hurricane intensity and structure forecasts in HWRF. Monthly Weather Review, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-14-00339.1 2015

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