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

Professional Interests

My interests include: Tropical cyclones and their genesis, African Easterly Waves, aircraft observations including SFMR and Doppler radar, data assimilation of TC observations, track and intensity forecasts of tropical cyclones

Current Research Projects

    Hightlighted Publications

    1. Klotz, B.W., and E.W. Uhlhorn. Improved stepped frequency microwave radiometer tropical cyclone surface winds in heavy precipitation. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 31(11):2392-2408, doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-14-00028.1 2014.
    2. Klotz, B. W., and H. Jiang, 2017: Examination of Surface Wind Asymmetries in Tropical Cyclones: Part I. General Structure and Wind Shear Impacts. Mon. Wea. Rev., 145, 3989–4009, doi: 10.1175/MWR-D-17-0019.1.
    3. Klotz, B. W., and H. Jiang, 2016: Global composites of surface wind speeds in tropical cyclones based on a 12 year scatterometer database. Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 10,480–10,488.

      Recently Published Peer-Reviewed Papers

      1. Abdool-Ghany, A.A., J.S. Klaus, L.E. Sosa Villegas, T. D’Alessio, M.L. Gidley, C.D. Sinigalliano, C. Gaston, and H.M. Solo-Gabriele. Microbial communities in the water surface microlayer and associations with microbes in aerosols, beach sand, and bulk water. Microbiology Ecology, 99(5):fiad039, https://doi.org/10.1093/femsec/fiad039 2023
      2. Aguiar, W., S.-K. Lee, H. Lopez, S. Dong, H. Seroussi, D.C. Jones, and A.K. Morrison. Antarctic Bottom Water sensitivity to spatio-temporal variations in Antarctic meltwater fluxes. Geophysical Research Letters, 50(13):e2022GL101595, https://doi.org/10.1029/2022GL101595 2023
      3. Al-Khaldi, M.M., S. Gleason, J.T. Johnson, R. Balasubramaniam, C.S. Ruf, D.S. McKague, B. Annane, T. Wang, A. Russel, and D. Twigg. Using synthetic cyclone models for high wind GNSS-R calibration, validation, and algorithm development: A CYGNSS case study. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 61:5801911, https://doi.org/10.1109/TGRS.2023.3294870 2023