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John Kaplan
Meteorologist
Hurricane Research Division
phone: 305-361-4506
fax: 305-361-4402
John.Kaplan@noaa.gov

NOAA's Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory
4301 Rickenbacker Causeway
Miami, FL 33149

Professional Interests

Real-time statistical tropical cyclone intensity prediction model development

Tropical cyclone rapid intensification

Tropical cyclone genesis

Post-landfall tropical cyclone decay

Tropical cyclone vortex and enviromental interaction

Current Research Projects

        Recently Published Peer-Reviewed Papers

        1. 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, 30(5):1374-1396, doi:10.1175/WAF-D-15-0032.1 2015
        2. 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, 30(4):1016-1038, doi:10.1175/WAF-D-14-00109.1 2015

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