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Hurricanes, Typhoons and Tropical Cyclones Reviewed Articles and Books - 1998

Compiled by Noel Charles and Chris Landsea (NHC)

This is a compilation both of all reviewed research papers and books (or chapters of books) on tropical cyclones that were published in 1998 as received at the NOAA/AOML library.

If there are any additions or corrections, please email me directly.

All Available Journals 1998

Acta Meteorologica Sinica

  • Yongxiang, T., and N. Xuexin, 1998: Effect of the linear beta term on movement and development of tropical cyclone. Acta Meteor. Sinica, 12, 50-62
  • Yihong, D., 1998: Numerical study on the effects of sea surface temperature on tropical cyclone intensity - Part I: Numerical experiment of the tropical cyclone intensity related to SST. Acta Meteor. Sinica, 12, 142-148
  • Yongxiang, T., and N. Xuexin, 1998: Effect of the nonlinear term on movement and development of tropical cyclone. Acta Meteor. Sinica, 12, 149-161
  • Chen, L., 1998: Numerical study on functions affecting tropical cyclone structure and motion. Acta Meteor. Sinica, 12, 504-512
  • Cheng, Z., Chen, L., and Xu, Xi., 1998: Interaction between tropical cyclone and Meiyu front. Acta Meteor. Sinica, 13, 35-46

Advances in Atmospheric Sciences

  • None

Advances in Space Research

  • Kamahori, H., 1998: On impacts of cloud-tracked wind observations on numerical tropical cyclone forecasts. Advances in Space Research, 22,711-720


  • None

Atmosphere- Ocean

  • None

Australian Meteorological Magazine

  • Broadbridge L. W., and B. N. Hanstrum, 1998: The relationship between tropical cyclones near Western Australia and the Southern Oscillation Index, Aus. Meteor. Mag., 47, 183-190
  • Callaghan J., and R. K. Smith, 1998: The relationship between maximum surface wind speed and central pressure in tropical cyclones, Aus.Meteor. Mag., 47, 191-202
  • e Marshall J. F., and L.M. Leslie, 1998: Tropical cyclone track prediction using high resolution satellite data with a new methodology, Aus. Meteor. Mag., 47, 261-266

Boundary Layer Meteorology

  • None

Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society

  • Marks, F. D., L. K. Shay, and PDT-5, 1998: Landfalling tropical cyclones: Forecast problems and associated research opportunities. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 79, 305-323
  • Bove M. C., D. F. Zierden, and J. J. O'Brien, 1998: Are Gulf landfalling hurricane getting stronger?, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc ,79, 1327-1328
  • 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, revisted, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 79, 2477-2482
  • Hasler A. F., 1998: High-resolution wind fields within the inner core and eye of a mature tropical cyclone from GOES 1-min images, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc , 79, 2483-2496

Chinese Journal of Atmospheric Sciences

  • Zhiyong, M., X. Xiangde, and C. Lianshou, 1998: Mechanism of the impact of Taiwan Island topography induced secondary circulation system on tropical cyclone unusual motion. Chinese J. Atmos. Sci., 22, 79-92

Climate Dynamics

  • None

Climatic Change

  • Boyer J.-F., F. Chauvin, B. Timbal, P. Araspin, and D. Grimal, 1998: A GCM study of the impact of green house gas increase on the frequency of occurrence of tropical cyclones, Climatic Change, 38, 307-343
  • Walsh K., and A. B. Pittock, 1998: Potential changes in tropical storms, hurricanes, and extreme rainfall events as a result of climate change, Climatic Change, 39, 199-213
  • Royer, J.-F., F. Chauvin, B. Timbal, P. Araspin, and D. Grimal, 1998: A GCM study of impact of greenhouse gas increase on the frequency of occurrence of tropical cyclones. Clim. Dyn. 38, 307-343.

Dynamics of the Atmosphere and Ocean

  • None

Geophysical Research Letters

  • Xie, L., L. J. Pietrafesa, E. Bohm, C. Zhang , and X. Li, 1998: Evidence and mechanism of hurricane Fran-induced ocean cooling in the Charleston trough, Geophy. Res. Let., 25 769-772.

International Journal Of Climatology

  • None

Journal of Applied Meteorology

  • Chu P.-S., and J. Wang, 1998: Modeling return period of tropical cyclone intensities in the vicinity of Hawaii, J. App. Meteor. 37 951-960

Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology

  • Keen T. R. , and S. M. Gleen, 1998: Factor influencing model skill for hindcasting shallow water current during hurricane Andrew,J. Atmos. Ocea. Tech. 15 221-236

Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences

  • Moller J. D., and S. C. Jones, 1998: Potential vorticity inversion for tropical cyclones using the asymetric balance theory, J. Atmos. Sci. 55, 259-282
  • Montgomery M. T., and J. L. Franklin, 1998: An assessment of the balance approximation in hurricanes, 55, J. Atmos. Sci. , 2193-2200
  • Challa M., R. L. Pfeffer, Q. Zhao, and S. W. Chang, 1998: Can eddy fluxes serve as a catalyst for hurricane and typhoon formation?,J. Atmos. Sci.,55, 2201-2219
  • Molinari, J., S. Skubis, D. Vollaro, F. Alsheimer, and H. Willoughby, 1998: Potential vorticity analysis of hurricane intensification. J. Atmos. Sci., 55, 2632-2644

Journal of Climate

  • Kimberlain T. B., and J. B. Elsner, 1998: The 1995 and 1996 North Atlantic hurricane seasons: A return of the tropical-only hurricane, J. Climate, 11, 2062-2069
  • Shapiro L. J. , and Goldenberg S. B., 1998: Atlantic sea surface temperatures and tropical cyclone formation, 11, ,J. Climate, 578-590

Journal of Geophysical Research (Atmosphere)

  • Lawrence J. R., S. D. Gedzelmen, X. Z. Zhang, and R. Arnold, 1998: Stable isotope ratios of rain and vapor in 1995 hurricanes, 103,J. Geophys. Res. (Oceans), 103, 11381-11400

Journal of Geophysical Research (Oceans)

  • Quilfen, Y., B. Chapron, T. Elfouhaily, K. Katsaros, and J. Tournadre, 1998: bservation of tropical cyclones by high-resolution scatterometry. J. Geophys. Res. (Oceans), 103, 7767-7786

Journal of Physical Oceanography

  • Shay L. K., A. J. Mariano, S. D. Jacob, and E. H. Ryan, 1998: Mean and near-inertial ocean current response to hurricane Gilbert, J. Phys. Ocean., 28, 858-889

Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan

  • Baik J.-J., and J.S. Paek, 1998: A climatology of sea surface temperature and the maximum intensity of western North Pacific tropical cyclones, J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 76, 129-137
  • Shimazu Y., 1998: Classification of precipitation systems in mature and early weakening stages of typhoons around Japan, J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 76, 437-445
  • Baik J.-J., and H. -S. Hwang 1998: Tropical cyclone intensity predication using regression method and neural network, J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 76, 711-717
  • Tsutsui J., A. Kasahara, and H. Hirakuchi, 1998: Impacts of diabatic initialization and cumulus parameterization on numerical typhoon predication, J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 76, 889-907

Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aeronautics

  • Powell, M. D., S. H. Houston, L. R. Amat, and N. Morisseau-Leroy, 1998: The HRD real-time surface wind analysis system. J. of Wind Engng. and Indust. Aero., 77&78, 53-64

Mariners Weather Log

  • None


  • Singh, K. V., 1998: Karaikal cyclonic storm of November 1991: A case of marginal severe cyclone. 49, 148-150

Meteorological Applications

  • None

Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics

  • Naeraa, M., and M. R. Jury, 1998: Tropical cyclone composite structure and impacts over eastern Madagascar during January-March 1994. Meteor. Atmos. Phys., 65, 43-54
  • Druyan, L. M., 1998: The role of synoptic systems in the interannual variability of Sahel rainfall. Meteor. Atmos. Phys., 65, 55-76
  • Behera, S. K., A. A. Deo, and P. S. Salvekar, 1998: Investigation of mixed layer response to Bay of Bengal cyclone using a simple ocean model. Meteor. Atmos. Phys., 65, 77-92
  • Le Marshal, J., 1998: Cloud and water vapour motion vectors in tropical cyclone track forecasting - A review. Meteor. Atmos. Phys., 65, 141-152
  • Wang, Y., 1998: On the bogusing of tropical cyclones in numerical models: The influence of vertical structure. Meteor. Atmos. Phys., 65, 153-170
  • Krishnamurti, T. N., W. Han, and D. Oosterhof, 1998: Sensitivity of hurricane intensity forecasts to physical initialization. Meteor. Atmos. Phys., 65, 171-182.
  • Chan, J. C. L., and K. K. W. Cheung, 1998: Characteristics of the asymmetric circulation associated with tropical cyclone motion. Meteor. Atmos. Phys., 65, 183-196
  • Nicholls, N., C. Landsea, and J. Gill, 1998: Recent trends in Australian region tropical cyclone activity. Metero. Atmos. Phys., 65, 197-206
  • Buckley, B. W., and L. M. Leslie, 1998: High resolution numerical simulation of tropical cyclone Drena undergoing extra-tropical transition. Meteor. Atmos. Phys., 65, 207-222
  • Leslie, L. M., R. F. Abbey, Jr., and G. J. Holland, 1998: Tropical cyclone track predictability. Meteor. Atmos. Phys., 65, 223-232
  • Bister, M. and K. A. Emanuel, 1998: Dissipative heating and hurricane intensity. Meteor. Atmos. Phys., 65, 233-240
  • Evans, J. L., and K. McKinley, 1998: Relative timing of tropical storm lifetime maximum intensity and track recurvature. Meteor. Atmos. Phys., 65, 241-244
  • Viltard, A., J. Oubuih, P. de Felice, and H. Laurent, 1998: Rainfall and the 6-9 day wave-like disturbance in West Africa during summer 1989. Meteor. Atmos. Phys., 66, 229-234
  • Gray, W. M., 1998: Dr. Herbert Reihl. Meteor. Atmos. Phys., 67, 3-4
  • Reiter, E. R., 1998: Herb. Meteor. Atmos. Phys., 67, 5-14
  • Simpson, J., J. B. Halverson, B. S. Ferrier, W. A. Petersen, R. H. Simpson, R. Blakeslee, and S. L. Durden, 1998: On the role of "hot towers" in tropical cyclone formation. Meteor. Atmos. Phys., 67, 15-36
  • Gray, W. M., 1998: The formation of tropical cyclones. Meteor. Atmos. Phys.
  • Pearce, R. P., 1998: A study of hurricane dynamics using a two-fluid axisymmetric model. Meteor. Atmos. Phys., 67, 71-82
  • Elsberry, R. L., L. E. Carr, III, and M. A. Boothe, 1998: Progress toward a generalized description of the environment structure contribution to tropical cyclone track types. Meteor. Atmos. Phys., 67, 93-116
  • Elsner, J. B., X. Niu, and A. A. Tsonis, 1998: Multi-year prediction model of North Atlantic hurricane activity. Meteor. Atmos. Phys., 68, 43-52
  • Schnadt, C., A. Fink, D. G. Vincent, J. M. Schrage, and P. Speth, 1998: Tropical cyclones, 6-25 day oscillations, and tropical-extratropical interaction over the Northwestern Pacific. Meteor. Atmos. Phys., 68, 151-170
  • Diedhiou, A., S. Janicot, A. Viltard, P. de Felice, and H. Laurent, 1998: A fast moving easterly wave of the West Africa troposphere. Meteor. Atmos. Phys., 69, 39-48

Monthly Weather Review

  • Lander M. A., and M. D. Angove, 1998: Eastern hemisphere tropical cyclones of 1995, Mon. Wea. Rev., 126, 257-280
  • Viltard N., F. Roux, 1998: Structure and evolution hurricane Claudette on 7 September 1991 from airborne doppler radar observations. Part II: Thermodynamics, Mon. Wea. Rev., 126, 281-302
  • Fuji Takeshi, 1998: Statistical analysis of the characteristics of severe typhoons hitting the Japanese main islands, Mon. Wea. Rev., 126, 1091-1097
  • Lawerence M. B., B. M. Mayfield, L. A. Avila, R. J. Pasch, and E. N. Rappaport, 1998: Atlantic hurricane season of 1995, Mon. Wea. Rev.,26, 1124-1151
  • Pasch, E.N., L. A. Avila, J.-G. Jiing, 1998: Atlantic Tropical Systems of 1994 and 1995: A Comparison of a Quiet Season to a Near-Record-Breaking One, Mon. Wea. Rev., 126, 1106-1123
  • Rappaport E. N., L. A. Avila, M. B. Lawerence, B. M. Mayfield, R. J., and Pasch E. N., 1998: Eastern North Pacific hurricane season of 1995, Mon. Wea. Rev., 126, 1152-1162
  • Lander, M. A., and C. P. Guard, 1998: A look a global tropical cyclone activity during 1995: Contrasting high Atlantic activity with low activity in other basins. Mon. Wea. Rev., 126, 1163-1173
  • 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
  • Dickey T., D. Frye, J. McNeil, D. Manov, N. Nelson, D. Sigurdson, H. Jannasch, D. Siegal, T. Michaels, and R. Johnson., 1998: Upper-Ocean temperature response to hurricane Felix as measured by the Bermuda testbed mooring, Mon. Wea. Rev., 126, 1195-1201
  • Velden C. S., T. L. Olander, and S. Wanzong, 1998: The impact of multispectral GOES-8 wind information on Atlantic tropical cyclone track forecast in 1995 (Part I: Dataset Methodology, Description and Case Analysis), Mon. Wea. Rev., 126, 1202-1218
  • Goerss J. S., C. S. Velden, and J. D. Hawkins, 1998: The impact of multispectral GOES-8 wind information on Atlantic tropical cyclone track forecast in 1995. (Part II: NOGAPS forecast, Mon. Wea. Rev., 126, 1219-1227
  • Rodgers E. B., W. S. Olson, V. M. Karyampundi, and H. F. Pierce, 1998: Satellite-derived latent heating distribution and environmental influences in hurricane Opal (1995), Mon. Wea. Rev., 126, 1229-1247
  • Leslie, L. M., J. F. LeMarshall, R. P. Morison, C. Spinoso, R. J. Purser, N. Pescod, and R. Seecamp 1998: Improved hurricane track forecasting from the continuous assimilation of high quality satellite wind data. Mon. Wea. Rev., 126, 1248-1258
  • Powell, M. D., and S. H. Houston, 1998: Surface wind fields of 1995 Hurricanes Erin, Opal, Luis, Marilyn, and Roxanne at landfall Mon. Wea. Rev., 126, 1259-1273
  • Tomassini M., D. LeMeur , and R. W. Saunders, 1998: Near-Surface satellite wind observations of hurricane and their impact on ECMWF model analyses and forecasts, 126, Mon. Wea. Rev., 1274-1286
  • Surgi, N., H.-L. Pan, and S. J. Lord, 1998: Improvement of the NCEP global model over the tropics: An evaluation of model performance during the 1995 hurricane season. Mon. Wea. Rev., 126, 1287-1305
  • Kurihaha Y., R. E. Tuleya, and M. A. Bender, 1998: The GFDL hurricane prediction system and its performance in the 1995 hurricane season, Mon. Wea. Rev., 126, 1306-1322
  • Heming, J. T., and A. M. Radford, 1998: The performance of the United Kingdom Meteorological Ofice global model in predicting the tracks of Atlantic tropical cyclones in 1995. Mon. Wea. Rev., 126, 1323-1331
  • Williford, C. E., R. J. Correa-Torres and T. N. Krishnamurti, 1998: Tropical cyclone forecasts made with the FSU global spectral model. Mon. Wea. Rev., 126, 1332-1336
  • Cocke, S., 1998: Case study of Erin using the FSU nested regional spectral model. Mon. Wea. Rev., 126, 1337-1346
  • Krishnamurti, T. N., W. Han, B. Jha, and H. S. Bedi, 1998: Numerical prediction of Hurricane Opal. Mon. Wea. Rev., 126, 1347-1368
  • Nelson, N. B., 1998: Spatial and temporal extent of sea surface temperature modifications by hurricanes in the Sargasso Sea during the 1995 season. Mon. Wea. Rev., 126, 1364-1368
  • Carr III L. E., and R. L. Elsberry, 1998: Objective diagnosis of binary tropical cyclone interactions for the Western North Pacific Basin, Mon. Wea. Rev.,126, 1734-1740
  • Gall R., F. Tuttle, and P. Hildebrand, 1998: Small-scale spiral bands observed in Hurricane Andrew, Hugo, and Erin, Mon. Wea. Rev.,126, 1749-1766
  • Willoughby, H. E., 1998: Tropical cyclone eye thermodynamics. Mon. Wea. Rev., 126, 3053-3067

Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society

  • Gray S. L., and G. C. Craig, 1998: A simple theoretical model for the intensification of tropical cyclones and polar lows,Q. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 124, 919-948
  • Raymond D. J., C L-Carrillo, and L. L. Cavazos, 1998: Case studies of developing east Pacific easterly waves, Q. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 124, 2005-2034
  • Gray S. L., 1998: Analysis of the eyes formed in simulated tropical cyclones and polar lows, 124, Q. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 2357-2366
  • Smith R. K., and A. Glatz, 1998: The detection of hurricane asymmetries from aircraft reconnaissance flight data : Some simulation experiments, Q. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 124, 2715-2728

Russian Meteorology and Hydrology

  • Sitnikov I. G., and A. E. Pokhil, 1998: Interaction of tropical cyclones with each other and with other weather systems (Part I),Russ. Meteor. Hydrol., 5, 22-35


  • Cerveny, R.S. and Balling, R.C., Jr., 1998: Weekly cycles of air pollutants, precipitation and tropical cyclones in the coastal NW Atlantic region, Science, 394, 561-563
  • Knutson, T. R., R. E. Tuleya, and Y. Kurihara, 1998: Simulated increase of hurricane intensities in a CO2-warmed climate. Science, 279, 1018-1020

Tellus, Series A

  • None


  • Brugge R., 1998: East Pacific hurricane Linda, Weather ,53, 19
  • James H. R., 1998: Atlantic hurricane hardly happened in 1997, Weather ,53, 433-436
  • Membery D. 1998: Famous for 15 minutes: An investigation into the causes and effects off the tropical storm that struck Southern Arabia in June 1996, Weather, 53, 102-109

Weather and Forecasting

  • Simpson, R.H., 1998: Stepping stones in the evolution of a national hurricane policy. Weather and Forecasting, 13 3
  • Velden C. S., T. L. Olander, and R. M. Zehr, 1998: Development of an objective scheme to estimate tropical cyclone intensity from digital geostationary infrared imagery, Wea. Fore.,13, 172-186
  • Simpson R. H., 1998: Stepping stones in the evolution of a national hurricane policy, Wea. Forecasting, 13, 617-620
  • Pielke R. A., and C. W. Landsea, 1998: Normalized hurricane damages in the hurricane United States: 1925-95, Wea. Forecasting, 13, 621-631
  • Hobgood J. S., 1998: The effects of climatological and persistence variables on the intensities of tropical cyclones over the Eastern North Pacific ocean, Wea. Forecasting, 13, 632-639
  • Mahendran, M., 1998: Cyclone intensity categories. Wea. Forecasting, 13, 878-883
  • Chan J. C. L., J.-E. Shi, C.-M. Lam, 1998: Seasonal forecasting of tropical cyclone activity over the Western North Pacific and the South China Sea, ,Wea. Forecasting, 13, 997-1004
  • Aberson S. D., 1998: Five-day tropical cyclone track forecast in the North Atlantic basin,Wea. Forecasting, 13, 1005-1015


  • Rappaport E. N., 1998: Atlantic hurricanes,Weatherwise ,51,43-46
  • Lawrence M. B., 1998: Eastern Pacific hurricane, Weatherwise , 51, 40-42
  • Rosenfeld J., 1998: The forgotten hurricane, Weatherwise, 51, 34-40
  • Simpson R. H., 1998: Studying hurricanes from the inside, Weatherwise , 51,46-48
  • DeAngelis D., 1998: Father hurricane, Weatherwise , 51, 42-45
  • Hughes P., 1998: The great Galveston hurricane, Weatherwise , 51,21-24

Various other journals

  • Center For Disease Control, 1998: Deaths associated with Hurricane Georges - Puerto Rico, September 1998. Morbidity and Mortality, 47 42
  • Anon., 1998: Hurricane Mitch and epidemic risk. Releve Epidemiologique Hebdomadaire, 73 46
  • Changnon, S.A., 1998: Record-high losses for weather disasters in the United States during the 1990s: How excessive and why? Natural Hazards, 18 3
  • Chichilnisky, G., and G. Heal, 1998: Managing unknown risks. Journal of Portfolio Management, 24 4
  • Costello, N.L., M.H. Antoni, S. Lutgendorf, N. Klimas, N. Schneiderman, and T. Baldewicz, 1998: Coping and emotional expression effects upon distress, illness burden, and cytokines in CFS patients after Hurricane Andrew. Psychosomatic Medicine, 60 1
  • Depradine, C.A. , 1998: Disaster mitigation-the Caribbean experience during the international decade for natural disaster reduction. World Meteorological Organization Bulletin, 47 4
  • Dow, K. and S.L. Cutter, 1998: Crying wolf: Repeat responses to hurricane evacuation orders. Coastal Management, 26 4
  • King, D., 1998: The puzzle of Fran: Home healthcare in a hurricane. Home Healthcare Nurse, 16 10
  • Krug, E.G., M.J. Kresnow, and J.P. Peddicord, 1998: Suicide after natural disasters. New England Journal of Medicine, 338 6
  • Lanza-Kaduce, L., R. Dunham, and P. Cromwell, 1998: Policing in the wake of Hurricane Andrew: Comparing citizens' and police priorities. Policing, 21 2
  • Pielke Jr., R. A. and C.W. Landsea, 1998: Normalized hurricane damages in the United States: 1925-95. Weather and Forecasting, 13 2
  • Piotrowski, C. and T.R. Armstrong, 1998: Mass media preferences in disaster: A study of Hurricane Danny. Social Behavior and Personality, 26 4
  • Piotrowski, C. and T. Armstrong, 1998: Satisfaction with relief agencies during Hurricanes Erin and Opal. Psychol. Rep., 82 2
  • Quinn, L.R., 1998: Predicting disaster. Investment Dealer's Digest, 64 51
  • Robbins, C. H. and D. Bowden, 1998: Using GIS to assess damage and prioritize repairs. Public Works, 129 9
  • Salokar, R. M., 1998: After the winds: Hurricane Andrew's impact on judicial institutions in South Florida. The Judges' Journal, 37 4
  • Smoyer, K.E., 1998: Putting risk in its place: Methodological considerations for investigating extreme event health risk. Soc Sci Med, 47 11
  • Wasserstein, S.B. and A.M. La Greca, 1998: Hurricane Andrew: Parent conflict as a moderator of children's adjustment. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 20 2

Books 1998
  • Barnes, J., 1998: "Florida's Hurricane History", The University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 330 pp.
  • Sharkov, E. A., 1998: "Remote Sensing of Tropical Regions" Chichester, New York, Weinheim, Brisbane, Singapore, Toronto John Wiley and Sons PRAXIS, 320 pp.
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