Christopher W. Landsea, Ph.D.
Chris Landsea's Refereed Publications
- Pielke, Jr., R. A., C. W. Landsea, M. Mayfield, J. Laver, R. Pasch, 2006: Reply
to Hurricanes and Global Warming Potential Linkages and Consequences. Bulletin of the American
Meteorological Society, 87:628-631.
- Michaels, P.
J., P. C. Knappenberger, and C. W. Landsea, 2005: Comments on "Impacts of
CO2-Induced Warming on Simulated Hurricane Intensity and Precipitation:
Sensitivity to the Choice of Climate Model and Convective SchemeÓ". J.
Climate, 18, 5179-5182.
- Pielke, Jr.,
R. A., C. W. Landsea, M. Mayfield, J. Laver and R. Pasch, "2005: Hurricanes
and Global Warming". Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc.,86, 1571-1575.
C. W., 2005: "Hurricanes and global warming". Nature, 438, E11-13,
- Bell, G.
D., S. Goldenberg, C. Landsea, E. Blake, R. Pasch, M. Chelliah, and K. Mo,
2005: Atlantic Hurricane Season, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 86, S26-29.
E.N. Rappaport, J.D. Jarrell, and C. W. Landsea, 2005: The Deadliest,
Costliest, and Most Intense United States Tropical Cyclones from 1851 to 2004
( and Other Frequently Requested Hurricane Facts). _NOAA Technical Memorandum
- Chenoweth, M.
and C. W. Landsea, 2004: The San Diego hurricane of October 2, 1858. _Bull.
Amer. Meteor. Soc._, 85, 1689-1697.
- Landsea, C.W.,
J. L. Franklin, C. J. McAdie, J. L. Beven II, J. M.Gross, R. J. Pasch, E. N.
Rappaport, J. P. Dunion, and P. P. Dodge, 2004: A re-analysis of Hurricane
Andrew's (1992) intensity. _Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc._, 85, 1699-1712.
- Landsea, C.
W., C. Anderson, N. Charles, G. Clark, J. Dunion, J. Fernandez-Partagas, P.
Hungerford, C. Neumann, and M. Zimmer, 2004: The Atlantic hurricane database
re-analysis project: Documentation for the 1851-1910 alterations and additions
to the HURDAT database. _Hurricanes and Typhoons: Past, Present and Future_,
R. J. Murname and K.-B. Liu, Eds., Columbia University Press, 177-221.
- Bell, G.,
S. Goldenberg, C. Landsea, E. Blake, M. Chelliah, K. Mo and R. Pasch, 2004:
The 2003 North Atlantic Hurricane Season: A Climate Perspective. _Bull. Amer.
Met. Soc._, 85, S20-S24.
- Dunion, J.P.,
C.W.Landsea, S.H.Houston, and M.D.Powell, 2003: "A Reanalysis of the Surface
Winds for Hurricane Donna of 1960" Monthly Weather Review v.131 n.9
R.A.Jr., J. Rubiera, C. Lansea, M.L. Fernandez, and R. Klein, 2003: "Hurricane
vulnerability in Latin America and the Caribbean : Normalized damage and loss
potentials" Natural Hazards Review, pp.101-114
- Sandrik, A. and
C. W. Landsea 2003: "Chronological Listing of Tropical Cyclones affecting
North Florida and Coastal Georgia 1565-1899" NOAA Technical Memorandum
NWS SR-224, Southern Region, National Weather Service, HTML version (click here for pdf
- Owens, B.
F., and C. W. Landsea, 2003: "Assessing the skill of operational Atlantic
seasonal tropical cyclone forecasts" Wea. Forecasting, Vol. 18,
No. 1, pp.45-54
C.W. Comment on "Changes in the Rates of North Atlantic Major Hurricane
Activity During the 20th Century" July 15, 2001 Geophysical Research
Letters Vol. 28 No. 14, pp. 2871-2872
- Jarrell,J.D., M.
Mayfield, E.N. Rappaport, and C.W. Landsea "The Deadliest, Costliest, and Most
Intense United States Hurricanes from 1900 to 2000 (and other Frequently
Requested Hurricane Facts)" NOAA Technical Memorandum NWS/TPC-1,
Updated October 2001
S.B., C.W. Landsea, A.M. Mestas-Nuñez, and W.M. Gray "The recent increase in
Atlantic hurricane activity : Causes and implications" Science 2001
v.293 no.5529 pp.474-479
- R. J.
Murnane, C. Barton, E. Collins, J. Donnelly, J. Elsner, K. Emanuel, I. Ginis,
S. Howard, C. Landsea, K. Liu, D. Malmquist, M. McKay, A. Michaels, N. Nelson,
J. O'Brien, D. Scott, and T. Webb, 2000: Model estimates hurricane wind speed
probabilities. Eos, v.81 n.38, pp.433-438.
Knaff,J.A., 2000: "How much skill was there in forecasting the very strong
1997-98 El Nino?" Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society,
C. W., 2000: "El Niño-Southern Oscillation and the seasonal predictability of
tropical cyclones" El Niño and the Southern Oscillation : Multiscale
Variability and Global and Regional Impacts, edited by H. F. Diaz and V.
- Landsea, C.
W., 2000: "Climate variability of tropical cyclones: Past, Present and Future"
Storms edited by R. A. Pielke, Sr. and R. A. Pielke, Jr, Routledge, New
- Landsea, C.W.,
Pielke, Jr., R.A., Mestas-Nuñez, A.M., Knaff, J.A., 1999: Atlantic basin
hurricanes: Indices of climatic changes, Climatic Change, 42,
- Pielke, R. A., Jr., C. W.
Landsea, R. T. Musulin, and M. Downton, 1999: Evaluation of catastrophe models
using a normalized historical record: Why it is needed and how to do it.
Journal of Risk and Insurance, v.18, pp.177-194.
Jr., R. A., and Landsea, C.W., 1999: "La Niña, El Niño, and Atlantic Hurricane
Damages in the United States" , Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 80,
- Bove, M.
C., J. B. Elsner, C. W. Landsea,, X. Niu and J. J. O'Brien, 1998: Effect of El
Nino on U.S. landfalling hurricanes, revisited. Bull. Amer. Meteor.
A., H. Zhang, G. Berz, K. Emanuel, W. Gray, C. Landsea, G. Holland, J.
Lighthill, S-L. Shieh, P. Webster, K. McGuffie, 1998: Tropical cyclones and
global climate change: A post-IPCC assessment. Bull. Amer. Meteor.
Soc., 79, 19-38.
- Nicholls, N.,
C.W. Landsea, and J. Gill, 1998: Recent trends in Australian region tropical
cyclone activity. Meteorol. Atmos. Phys., 65, 197-205.
Jr., R. A., and Landsea, C.W., 1998: Normalized U.S. hurricane damage,
1925--1995. Wea. Forecasting, 13, 621-631.
- Landsea, C.W.,
G.D. Bell, W.M. Gray, and S.B. Goldenberg, 1998: The extremely active 1995
Atlantic hurricane season: Environmental conditions and verification of
seasonal forecasts. Mon. Wea. Rev., 126, 1174-1193.
C.W., 1997: Comments on "Will greenhouse gas--induced warming over the next 50
years lead to higher frequency and greater intensity of hurricanes?",
Tellus, 49A, 622--623.
J.A, and C.W. Landsea, 1997: An El Nino--Southern Oscillation CLImatology and
PERsistence (CLIPER) Forecasting Scheme. Wea. Forecasting,
W.M., J.D. Sheaffer, and C.W. Landsea, 1997: Climate trends associated with
multidecadal variability of Atlantic hurricane activity. "Hurricanes: Climate
and Socioeconomic Impacts." H.F. Diaz and R.S. Pulwarty, Eds.,
Springer--Verlag, New York, 15-53.
C.W., N. Nicholls, W.M. Gray, and L.A. Avila, 1997: Reply to Comments on
"Downward trends in the frequency of intense Atlantic hurricanes during the
past five decades". Geo. Res. Letters, 24, 2205.
W. Jr., Berry, K. J., Landsea, C. W., Gray, W. M. 'A Single-Sample Estimate of
Shrinkage in Meteorological Forecasting' Weather and Forecasting
(1997), 12, pp.847-858
- Tonkin, H.,
C. Landsea, G. J. Holland, and S. Li, 1997: Tropical cyclones and climate
change: A preliminary assessment. _Assessing climate change: Results from the
Model Evaluation Consortium for Climate Assessment_, edited by W. Howe and A.
Henderson-Sellers, 327-360, Amsterdam: Gordon and Breach.
- Landsea, C.W.,
N. Nicholls, W.M. Gray, and L.A. Avila, 1996: Downward trends in the frequency
of intense Atlantic hurricanes during the past five decades. Geo. Res.
Letters, 23, 1697-1700.
- Mielke, Jr.,
P.W., K.J. Berry, C.W. Landsea, and W.M. Gray, 1996: Artificial skill and
validation in weather forecasting. Wea. Forecasting,V.11,No.2
- Landsea, C.W.,
W.M. Gray, P.W. Mielke, Jr., and K.J. Berry, 1994: Seasonal forecasting of
Atlantic hurricane activity. Weather, 49, 273-284.
W.M., C.W. Landsea, P.W. Mielke, Jr., and K.J. Berry, 1994: Predicting
Atlantic basin seasonal tropical cyclone activity by 1 June. Wea.
Forecasting, 9, 103-115.
C.W., 1993: A climatology of intense (or major) Atlantic hurricanes. Mon.
Wea. Rev., 121, 1703-1713.
W.M., C.W. Landsea, P.W. Mielke, Jr., and K.J. Berry, 1993: Predicting
Atlantic basin seasonal tropical cyclone activity by 1 August. Wea.
Forecasting, 8, 73-86.
W.M., and C.W. Landsea, 1993: Examples of the large modification in US East
Coast hurricane spawned destruction by prior occurring West African rainfall
conditions. "ICSU/WMO International Symposium on Tropical Cyclone Disasters",
J. Lighthill, Z. Zhemin, G. Holland, and K. Emanuel, Eds. Peking University
Press, Beijing, 182-189.
C.W., W.M. Gray, P.W. Mielke, Jr., and K.J. Berry, 1992: Long-term variations
of Western Sahelian monsoon rainfall and intense U.S. landfalling hurricanes.
J. Climate, 5, 1528-1534.
W.M., C.W. Landsea, P.W. Mielke, Jr., and K.J. Berry, 1992: Predicting
Atlantic seasonal hurricane activity 6-11 months in advance. Wea.
Forecasting, 7, pp.440-455
W.M., and C.W. Landsea, 1992: African rainfall as a precursor of
hurricane-related destruction on the U.S. East Coast. Bull. Amer. Meteor.
C.W., and W.M. Gray, 1992: The strong association between Western Sahelian
monsoon rainfall and intense Atlantic hurricanes. J. Climate, 5,
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