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Scientific Publications
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Hurricane Research Division personnel


    2021

    • Bucci, L.R., S.J. Majumdar, R. Atlas, G.D. Emmitt, and S. Greco. Understanding the response of tropical cyclone structure to the assimilation of synthetic wind profiles. Monthly Weather Review, https://doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-20-0153.1 2021

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    • Chen, N., T. Tang, J.A. Zhang, L.-M. Ma, and H. Yu. On the distribution of helicity in the tropical cyclone boundary layer from dropsonde composites. Atmospheric Research, 249:105298, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosres.2020.105298 2021

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    • Chen, X., J.-F. Gu, J.A. Zhang, F.D. Marks, R.F. Rogers, and J.J. Cione. Boundary layer recovery and precipitation symmetrization preceding rapid intensification of tropical cyclones under shear. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 78(5):1523-1544, https://doi.org/10.1175/JAS-D-20-0252.1 2021

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    • Chen, X., M. Xue, B. Zhou, J. Feng, J.A. Zhang, and F.D. Marks. Effect of scale-aware planetary boundary layer schemes on tropical cyclone intensification and structural changes in the gray zone. Monthly Weather Review, 2021

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    • Cucurull, L., and S.P.F. Casey. Improved impacts in observing system simulation experiments of radio occultation observations as a result of model and data assimilation changes. Monthly Weather Review, 149(1):207-220, https://doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-20-0174.1 2021

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    • Domingues, R., M. Le Henaff, G. Halliwell, J.A. Zhang, F. Bringas, P. Chardon, H.-S. Kim, J. Morell, and G. Goni. Ocean conditions and the intensification of three major Atlantic hurricanes of 2017. Monthly Weather Review, 149(5):1265-1286, https://doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-20-0100.1 2021

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    • Gopalakrishnan, S., A. Hazelton, and J.A. Zhang. Improving hurricane boundary layer parameterization scheme based on observations. Earth and Space Science, 8(3):e2020EA001422 , https://doi.org/10.1029/2020EA001422 2021

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    • Green, A., S.G. Gopalakrishnan, G.J. Alaka, and S. Chiao. Understanding the role of mean and eddy momentum transport in the rapid intensification of Hurricane Irma (2017) and Hurricane Michael (2018). Atmosphere, 12(4):492, https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos12040492 2021

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    • Hazelton, A., G. Alaka, L. Cowan, M. Fischer, and S. Gopalakrishnan. Understanding the processes causing the early intensification of Hurricane Dorian through an ensemble of the Hurricane Analysis and Forecast System (HAFS). Atmosphere, 12(1):93, https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos12010093 2021

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    • Hazelton, A., Z. Zhang, B. Liu, J. Dong, G. Alaka, W. Wang, T. Matchok, A. Menra, S. Gopalakrishnan, X. Zhang, M. Bender, V. Tallapragada, and F. Marks. 2019 Atlantic hurricane forecasts from the Global-Nested Hurricane Analysis and Forecast System (HAFS): Composite statistics and key events. Weather and Forecasting, 36(2):519-538, https://doi.org/10.1175/WAF-D-20-0044.1 2021

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    • Homeyer, C.R., A.O. Fierro, B.A. Schenkel, A.C. Didlake, G.M. McFarquhar, J. Hu, A.V. Ryzhkov, J.B. Basara, A.M. Murphy, and J. Zawislak. Polarimetric signatures in landfalling tropical cyclones. Monthly Weather Review, 149(1):131-154, https://doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-20-0111.1 2021

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    • Huang, F., J.L. Garrison, S.M. Leidner, B. Annane, R.N. Hoffman, G. Grieco, and A. Stoffelen. A forward model for data assimilation of GNSS ocean reflectometry delayed-Doppler maps. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 59(3):2643-2656, https://doi.org/10.1109/TGRS.2020.3002801 2021

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    • Huang, J., Z. Zou, Q. Zeng, P. Li, J. Song, L. Wu, J.A. Zhang, S. Li, and P-W. Chan. The turbulent structure of the marine atmospheric boundary layer during and before a cold front. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 78(3):863-875, https://doi.org/10.1175/JAS-D-19-0314.1 2021

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    • Jaimes, B., L.K. Skay, J.B. Wadler, and J.E. Rudzin. On the hyperbolicity of the bulk air-sea heat flux functions: Insights into the efficiency of air-sea moisture disequilibrium for tropical cyclone intensification. Monthly Weather Review, https://doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-20-0324.1 2021

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    • Kalina, E.A., M.K. Biswas, J.A. Zhang, and K.M. Newman. Sensitivity of an idealized tropical cyclone to the configuration of the Global Forecast System–eddy diffusivity mass flux planetary boundary layer scheme. Atmosphere, 12(2):284, https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos12020284 2021

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    • Kren, A C., and R.A. Anthes. Estimating error variances of a microwave sensor and dropsondes aboard the Global Hawk in hurricanes using the three-cornered hat method. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 38(2):197-208, https://doi.org/10.1175/JTECH-D-20-0044.1 2021

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    • Poterjoy, J., G.J. Alaka, and H.R. Winterbottom. The irreplaceable utility of sequential data assimilation for numerical weather prediction system development: Lessons learned from an experimental HWRF system. Weather and Forecasting, 36(2):661-677, https://doi.org/10.1175/WAF-D-20-0204.1 2021

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    • Ryglicki, D.R., C.S. Velden, P.D. Reasor, D. Hodyss, and J.D. Doyle. Observations of atypical rapid intensification characteristics in Hurricane Dorian (2019). Monthly Weather Review, https://doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-20-0413.1 2021

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    • Shen, B.-W., R.A. Pielke, X. Zeng, J.-J. Baik, S. Faghih-Naini, J. Cui, and R. Atlas. Is weather chaotic? Coexistence of chaos and order within a generalized Lorenz model. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 102(1):E148-E158, https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-19-0165.1 2021

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    • Wadler, J.B., J.A. Zhang, R.F. Rogers, B. Jaimes, and L.K. Shay. The rapid intensification of Hurricane Michael (2018): Storm structure and the relationship to environmental and air-sea interactions. Monthly Weather Review, 149(1):245-267, https://doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-20-0145.1 2021

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    • Wang, C., G. Zheng, X. Li, Q. Xu, B. Liu, and J.A. Zhang. Tropical cyclone intensity estimation from geostationary satellite imagery using deep convolutional neural networks. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, https://doi.org/10.1109/TGRS.2021.3066299 2021

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    • Wang, X., H. Jiang, X. Li, and J.A. Zhang. Observed shear-relative rainfall asymmetries associated with landfalling tropical cyclones. Advances in Meteorology, 2021:4676713, https://doi.org/10.1155/2021/4676713 2021

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    • Wu, D., F. Zhang, X. Chen, A. Ryzhkov, K. Zao, M.R. Kumjian, X. Chen, and P-W. Chan. Evaluation of microphysics schemes in tropical cyclones using polarimetric radar observations: Convective precipitation in an outer rainband. Monthly Weather Review, 149(4):1055-1068, https://doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-19-0378.1 2021

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    • Zhang, B., Z. Zhu, W. Perrie, J. Tang, and J.A. Zhang. Estimating tropical cyclone wind structure and intensity from spaceborne radiometer and synthetic aperture radar IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, https://doi.org/10.1109/JSTARS.2021.3065866 2021

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