Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences

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Lance F. Bosart

Papin, P. P., Bosart, L. F., Torn, R. D. (2017). A Climatology of Central American Gyres. Monthly Weather Review, 145(5), 1983-2000.

Bosart, L. F., Moore, B. J., Cordeira, J. M., Archambault, H. M. (2017). Interactions of North Pacific Tropical, Midlatitude, and Polar Disturbances Resulting in Linked Extreme Weather Events over North America in October 2007. Monthly Weather Review, 145(4), 1245–1273.

Bentley, A. M., Bosart, L. F., Keyser, D. (2017). Upper-tropospheric precursors to the formation of subtropical cyclones that undergo tropical transition in the North Atlantic Basin. Monthly Weather Review, 145(2), 503-520.

Lamberson, W., Torn, R. D., Bosart, L. F., Magnusson, L. (2016). Diagnosis of the source and evolution of medium-range forecast errors for extratropical cyclone Joachim. Weather and Forecasting, 31, 1197-1214.

Bentley, A. M., Keyser, D., Bosart, L. F. (2016). A dynamically based climatology of subtropical cyclones that undergo tropical transition in the North Atlantic basin. Monthly Weather Review, 144(5), 2049-2068.


Kristen L. Corbosiero

Alland, J., Tang, B. H., Corbosiero, K. L. (2017). Effects of dry air aloft on the development of the tropical cyclone secondary circulation. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 74, 1455-1470.

Bu, Y. P., Fovell, R. G., Corbosiero, K. L. (2017). The influences of boundary layer mixing and cloud-radiative forcing on tropical cyclone size. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 74, 1273-1292.

Fischer, M., Tang, B. H., Corbosiero, K. L. (2017). The influence of upper tropospheric potential vorticity anomalies on rapid tropical cyclogenesis. Monthly Weather Review, 145, 1295-1313.

Tang, B. H., Rios-Berrios, R., Alland, J., Berman, J., Corbosiero, K. L. (2016). Sensitivity of axisymmetric tropical cyclone spin-up time to dry air aloft. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 73, 4269-4287.

Fovell, R. G., Bu, Y. P., Corbosiero, K. L., Tung, W.-W., Cao, Y., Kuo, H.-C., Hsu, L.-H., Su, H. (2016). Influence of cloud microphysics and radiation on tropical cyclone structure and motion: A review. Meteorological Monographs, 56, 11.1-11.27.

Peirano, C. M., Corbosiero, K. L., Tang, B. H. (2016). Revisiting trough interactions and tropical cyclone intensity change. Geophysical Research Letters, 43, 5509-5515.


Aiguo Dai

Dai, A. (2016). Historical and Future Changes in Streamflow and Continental Runoff. In Qiuhong Tang and Taikan Oki (Eds.), Terrestrial Water Cycle and Climate Change: Natural and Human-Induced Impacts (pp. 17-37). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Jiang, Z., Huo, F., Ma, H., Song, J., Dai, A. (2017). Impact of Chinese urbanization and aerosol emissions on the East Asian summer monsoon. Journal of Climate, 30, 1019-1039.

Covey, C., Gleckler, P. J., Doutriaux, C., Williams, D. N., Dai, A., Fasullo, J., Trenberth, K. E., Berg, A. (2016). Metrics for the diurnal cycle of precipitation: Toward routine benchmarks for climate models. Journal of Climate, 29, 4461-4471.

Ma, H., Jiang, Z., Song, J., Dai, A., Yang, X., Huo, F. (2016). Effects of urban land-use change in east China on the east Asian summer monsoon based on the CAM5.1 model. Climate Dynamics, 46, 2977-2989.

Dai, A., Zhao, T. (2016). Uncertainties in historical changes and future projections of drought. Part I: Estimates of historical drought changes. Climatic Change.

Luo, D., Xiao, Y., Yao, Y., Dai, A., I. S., Franzke, C. L.E. (2016). Impact of Ural blocking on winter warm Arctic-cold Eurasian anomalies. Part I: Blocking-induced amplification. Journal of Climate, 29, 3925-3947.

Luo, D., Xiao, Y., Diao, Y., Dai, A., Franzke, C. L.E., Simmonds, I. (2016). Impact of Ural blocking on winter warm Arctic-cold Eurasian anomalies. Part II: The link to the North Atlantic Oscillation. Journal of Climate, 29, 3940-3971.

Huang, J., Yu, H., Dai, A., Wei, Y., Kang, L. (2017). Drylands face potential threat under 2°C global warming target. Nature Climate Change.

Ma, S., Zhou, T., Stone, D. A., Polson, D., Dai, A., Stott, P. A., von Storch, H., Qian, Y., Burke, C., Wu, P., Zou, L., Ciavarella, A. (2017). Detectable Anthropogenic Shift toward Heavy Precipitation over Eastern China. Journal of Climate, 30(4), 1381-1396.

Wang, L., Dai, A., Guo, S., Ge, J. (2017). Establishment of the South Asian high over the Indo-China Peninsula during late spring to summer. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 34(2), 169-180.

Luo, D., Yao, Y., Dai, A., Feldstein, S. B. (2016). Corrigendum. Journal of Climate, 29(21), 7937-7938.

Dong, B., Dai, A. (2016). The uncertainties and causes of the recent changes in global evapotranspiration from 1982 to 2010. Climate Dynamics.

Liu, C., Ikeda, K., Rasmussen, R., Barlage, M., Newman, A. J., Prein, A. F., Chen, F., Chen, L., Clark, M., Dai, A., Dudhia, J., Eidhammer, T., Gochis, D., Gutmann, E., Kurkute, S., Li, Y., Thompson, G., Yates, D. (2016). Continental-scale convection-permitting modeling of the current and future climate of North America. Climate Dynamics.

Dai, A., Zhao, T. (2016). Uncertainties in historical changes and future projections of drought. Part I: estimates of historical drought changes. Climatic Change.


Oliver Elison Timm

Elison Timm, O. (2017). Future warming rates over the Hawaiian Islands based on elevation-dependent scaling factors. International Journal of Climatology.

Friedrich, T., Axel, T., Michelle, T., Oliver, E. T., Andrey, G. (2016). Nonlinear climate sensitivity and its implications for future Greenhouse Warming. Science Advances, 2(11), 11.


Robert G. Fovell

Bu, Y. P., Fovell, R. G., Corbosiero, K. L. (2017). The influences of boundary layer mixing and cloud-radiative forcing on tropical cyclone size. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 74, 1273-1292.

Wilson, T. H., Fovell, R. G. (2016). Modeling the Evolution and Life Cycle of Stable Cold Pools. Weather and Forecasting, 31, 1753-1769.

Rolinski, T., Capps, S. B., Fovell, R. G., Cao, Y., D’Agostino, B., Vanderburg, S. (2016). The Santa Ana Wildfire Threat Index: Methodology and Operational Implementation. Weather and Forecasting, 31, 1881-1897.

Fovell, R. G., Bu, Y. P., Corbosiero, K. L., Tung, W.-W., Cao, Y., Kuo, H.-C., Hsu, L.-H., Su, H. (2016). Influence of cloud microphysics and radiation on tropical cyclone structure and motion: A review. Meteorological Monographs, 56, 11.1-11.27.


Daniel Keyser

Bentley, A. M., Bosart, L. F., Keyser, D. (2017). Upper-tropospheric precursors to the formation of subtropical cyclones that undergo tropical transition in the North Atlantic Basin. Monthly Weather Review, 145(2), 503-520.

Bentley, A. M., Keyser, D., Bosart, L. F. (2016). A dynamically based climatology of subtropical cyclones that undergo tropical transition in the North Atlantic basin. Monthly Weather Review, 144(5), 2049-2068.


Andrea A. L. Lang

Attard, H. E., Lang, A. A. (2017). Climatological and case analyses of lower-stratospheric fronts over North America. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 143, 1471-1484.

Tripathi, O., Mark, B., Andrew, C.-P., Martin, C., Steven, E., Edwin, G., David, J., Yuhji, K., Lang, A. A., Justin, M., Ryo, M., Carolyn, R., Greg, R., Michael, S., Seok-Woo, S., Cheung, J. H.C., Decremer, D. (2016). Examining the predictability of the Stratospheric Sudden Warming of January 2013 using multiple NWP systems. Monthly Weather Review, 144, 1935-1960.


Jiping Liu

Fan, K., Xie, Z., Wang, H., Xu, Z., Liu, J. (2017). Frequency of spring dust weather in North China linked to sea ice variability in the Barents Sea. Climate Dynamics.

Tao, L., Hu, Y., Liu, J. (2016). Anthropogenic forcing on the Hadley circulation in CMIP5 simulations. Climate Dynamics, 46, 3337–3350.

Suo, L., Gao, Y., Guo, D., Liu, J., Wang, H., Johannessen, O. M. (2016). Atmospheric response to the autumn sea ice free Arctic and its detectability. Climate Dynamics, 46, 2051-2066.

Yang, C., Liu, J., Hu, Y., Horton, R. M., Chen, L., Cheng, X. (2016). Assessment of Arctic and Antarctic sea ice predictability in CMIP5 Decadal Hindcasts. The Cryosphere, 10, 2429-2452.

Han, Z., Li, S., Liu, J., Gao, Y., Zhao, P. (2016). Linear additive impacts of Arctic sea ice reduction and La Nina on northern hemispheric winter climate. Journal of Climate, 29, 5513-5532.

Yang, H., Lohmann, G., Wei, W., Dima, M., Ionita, M., Liu, J. (2016). Intensification and Poleward Shift of Subtropical Western Boundary Currents under Global Warming. Journal of Geophysical Research, 121, 4928–4945.

Liu, J., Chen, Z., Francis, J., Song, M., Mote, T., Hu, Y. (2016). Has Arctic Sea Ice Loss Contributed to Increased Surface Melting of the Greenland Ice Sheet? Journal of Climate, 29, 3373-3396.


Justin R. Minder

Kristovich, D. A., Clark, R. D., Frame, J., Geerts, B., Knupp, K. R., Kosiba, K. A., Laird, N. F., Metz, N. D., Minder, J. R., Sikora, T. D., Steenburgh, W. J., Steiger, S. M., Wurman, J., Young, G. S. (2017). The Ontario Winter Lake-effect Systems Field Campaign. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 98, 315–332.

Letcher, T. W., Minder, J. R. (2017). The simulated response of diurnal mountain winds to regionally enhanced warming caused by the snow albedo feedback. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 74, 49–67.

Welsh, D., Geerts, B., Jing, X., Bergmaier, P. T., Minder, J. R., Steenburgh, W. J., Campbell, L. S. (2016). Understanding heavy lake-effect snowfall: the vertical structure of radar reflectivity in a deep snowband over and downwind of Lake Ontario. Monthly Weather Review, 144, 4221–4244.

Minder, J. R., Letcher, T. W., Skiles, S. M. (2016). An evaluation of high-resolution regional climate model simulations of snow cover and albedo over the Rocky Mountains, with implications for the simulated snow-albedo feedback. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 121, 9069–9088.


John Molinari

Molinari, J., Vollaro, D. (2017). Monsoon gyres of the northwest Pacific: Influences of ENSO, the MJO, and the Pacific-Japan pattern. Journal of Climate, 30, 1765-1777.

Ditchek, S., Molinari, J., Vollaro, D. (2017). Tropical cyclone outflow layer structure and balanced response to eddy forcings. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 74.


Brian E. J. Rose

Voigt, A., Biasutti, M., Scheff, J., Bader, J., Bordoni, S., Codron, F., Dixon, R. D., Jonas, J., Kang, S. M., Klingaman, N. P., Leung, R., Lu, J., Mapes, B., Maroon, E. A., McDermid, S., Park, J.-y., Roehrig, R., Rose, B. E. J., Russell, G. L., Seo, J., Toniazzo, T., Wei, H.-H., Yoshimori, M., Vargas Zeppetello, L. R. (2016). The Tropical Rain belts with an Annual Cycle and Continent Model Intercomparison Project: TRACMIP. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, 8, 1868-1891.

Rose, B. E. J., Rayborn, L. (2016). The Effects of Ocean Heat Uptake on Transient Climate Sensitivity. Current Climate Change Reports, 2, 190-201.

Rose, B. E. J., Rencurrel, M. C. (2016). The vertical structure of tropospheric water vapor: comparing radiative and ocean-driven climate changes. Journal of Climate, 29, 4251-4268.

Rose, B. E. J., Kreuzer, M., Cardinale, C., Abernathey, R. (2017). CLIMLAB: a Python-based software toolkit for process-oriented climate modeling. climlab.readthedocs.io.


Paul E. Roundy

Schiraldi, N. E., Roundy, P. E. (2017). The Evolution of Agricultural Drought Transition Periods in the United States Corn Belt. Monthly Weather Review, 145, 451-472.


Brian H. Tang

Alland, J., Tang, B. H., Corbosiero, K. L. (2017). Effects of dry air aloft on the development of the tropical cyclone secondary circulation. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 74, 1455-1470.

Fischer, M., Tang, B. H., Corbosiero, K. L. (2017). The influence of upper tropospheric potential vorticity anomalies on rapid tropical cyclogenesis. Monthly Weather Review, 145, 1295-1313.

Tang, B. H., Rios-Berrios, R., Alland, J., Berman, J., Corbosiero, K. L. (2016). Sensitivity of axisymmetric tropical cyclone spin-up time to dry air aloft. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 73, 4269-4287.

Peirano, C. M., Corbosiero, K. L., Tang, B. H. (2016). Revisiting trough interactions and tropical cyclone intensity change. Geophysical Research Letters, 43, 7.


Christopher D. Thorncroft

Cornforth, R., Mumba, Z., Parker, D., Berry, G., Chapelon, N., Diakaria, L., Diop-Kane, M., Emmert, V., Fink, A., Knippertz, P., Lafore, J. P., Laing, A., Lepape, S., Maidment, R., Methvan, J., Orji, B., Orsika, D., Poan, E., Roca, R., Rowell, S., Smith, R., Spengler, T., Taylor, C., Thorncroft, C. D., Vincendon, J.-C., Yorke, C. (2017). Synoptic Systems. In Douglas Parker and Mariane Diop-Kane (Ed.), Meteorology of Tropical West Africa: The Forecaster’s Handbook. West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.

Parsons, D. B., Beland, M., Burridge, D., Bougeault, P., Brunet, G., Caughey, J., Cavallo, S. M., Charron, M., Davies, H. C., Diongue Niang, A., Ducrocq, V., Gauthier, P., Hamill, T. M., Harr, P. A., Jones, S. C., Langland, R. H., Majumdar, S. J., Mills, B. N., Moncrieff, M., Nakazawa, T., Paccagnella, T., Rabier, F., Redelsperger, J.-L., Riedel, C., Saunders, R. W., Shapiro, M. A., Swinbank, R., Szunyogh, I., Thorncroft, C. D., Thorpe, A. J., Wang, X., Waliser, D., Wernli, H., Toth, Z. (2017). THORPEX Research and the Science of Prediction. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 98(4).


Ryan D. Torn

Berman, J. D., Torn, R. D., Romine, G. S., Weisman, M. L. (2017). Sensitivity of Northern Great Plains Convection Forecasts to Upstream and Downstream Forecast Errors. Monthly Weather Review, 145(6), 2141-2163.

Torn, R. D., Romine, G. S., Galarneau Jr., T. J. (2017). Sensitivity of Dryline Convection Forecasts to Upstream Forecast Errors for Two Weakly Forced MPEX Cases. Monthly Weather Review, 145, 1831-1852.

Papin, P. P., Bosart, L. F., Torn, R. D. (2017). A Climatology of Central American Gyres. Monthly Weather Review, 145(5), 1983-2000. Rios-Berrios, R., Torn, R. D. (2017). Climatological analysis of tropical cyclone intensity changes under moderate vertical wind sheaar. Monthly Weather Review, 145, 1717–1738.

Rios-Berrios, R., Torn, R. D. (2017). Climatological analysis of tropical cyclone intensity changes under moderate vertical wind shear. Monthly Weather Review, 145, 1717–1738.

Romine, G. S., Schwartz, C. S., Torn, R. D., Weisman, M. L. (2016). Impact of assimilating dropsonde observations from MPEX on ensemble forecasts of severe weather events. Monthly Weather Review, 144(10), 3799-3823.

Torn, R. D. (2016). Evaluation of Atmosphere and Ocean Initial Condition Uncertainty and Stochastic Exchange Coefficients on Ensemble Tropical Cyclone Intensity Forecasts. Monthly Weather Review, 144(9), 3487-3506.

Lamberson, W., Torn, R. D., Bosart, L. F., Magnusson, L. (2016). Diagnosis of the source and evolution of medium-range forecast errors for extratropical cyclone Joachim. Weather and Forecasting, 31, 1197-1214.


Mathias Vuille

Huss, M., Bookhagen, B., Huggel, C., Jacobsen, D., Bradley, R., Clague, J., Vuille, M., Buytaert, W., Cayan, D., Greenwood, G., Mark, B., Milner, A., Weingartner, R., Winder, M. (2017). Towards mountains without permanent snow and ice. Earth’s Future, epub.

Lapointe, F., Francus, P., Lamoureux, S., Vuille, M., Jenny, J.-P., Bradley, R. (2017). Influence of North Pacific decadal variability on the western Canadian Arctic over the past 700 years. Climate of the Past, 13, 411–420.

Novello, V., Cruz, F., Vuille, M., Strikis, N., Edwards, L., Cheng, H., Emerick, S., de Paula, M., Li, X., Barreto, E., Karmann, I., Santos, R. (2017). A high-resolution history of the South American Monsoon from Last Glacial Maximum to the Holocene. Nature Scientific Reports, 7.

Carey, M., Garrard, R., Cecale, C., Buytaert, W., Huggel, C., Vuille, M. (2017). Climbing for Science and Ice: From Hans Kinzl and Mountaineering-Glaciology to Citizen Science in the Cordillera Blanca. Revista del INAIGEM, 1, 59-72.

Jomelli, V., Martin, L., Blard, P.-H., Favier, V., Vuille, M., Ceballos, J.-L. (2017). Revisiting the Andean tropical glacier behavior during the Antarctic cold reversal. Cuadernos de Investigación Geográfica, 43.

Yarleque, C., Vuille, M., Hardy, D., Posadas, A., Quiroz, R. (2016). Multi-scale assessment of spatial precipitation variability over complex mountain terrain using a high-resolution spatiotemporal wavelet reconstruction method. Journal of Geophysical Research, 121(20), 12,198–12,216.

Colose, C., LeGrande, A., Vuille, M. (2016). Hemispherically asymmetric volcanic forcing of tropical hydroclimate during the last millennium. Earth System Dynamics, 7, 681-696.

Rojas, M., Arias, P., Flores-Aqueveque, V., Seth, A., Vuille, M. (2016). The South American Monsoon variability over the last millennium in climate simulations. Climate of the Past, 12, 1681-1691.

Hurley, J., Vuille, M., Hardy, D. (2016). Forward modeling of δ18O in Andean ice cores. Geophysical Research Letters, 43(15), 8178-8188.

Bustamante, M., Cruz, F., Siffedine, A., Cheng, H., Apaestegui, J., Vuille, M., Strikis, N., Moquet, J., Novello, V., Guyot, J., Edwards, R. (2016). Holocene changes in monsoon precipitation in the Andes of NE Peru based on δ18O speleothem records. Quaternary Science Reviews, 146, 274-287.


Liming Zhou

Zeng, Z., Piao, S., Li, L., Zhou, L., Ciais, P., et al. (2017). Climate mitigation from vegetation biophysical feedbacks during the past three decades. Nature Climate Change, epub ahead of print.

Wei, N., Zhou, L., Dai, Y., Xia, G., Hua, W. (2017). Observational evidence for desert amplification using multiple satellite datasets. Scientific Reports / Nature, 7, epub.

Hua, W., Chen, H., Zhou, L., Xie, Z., Qin, M., AL, E. (2017). Observational Quantification of Climatic and Human Influences on Vegetation Greening in China. Remote Sensing, 9(5).

Hua, W., Zhou, L., Chen, H., Nicholson, S. E., Jiang, Y., Raghavendra, A. (2017). Understanding the central equatorial African long - term drought using AMIP - type simulations. Climate Dynamics, epub ahead of print.

Wei, J., Jin, Q., Yang, Z.-L., Zhou, L. (2017). Land–atmosphere–aerosol coupling in North China during 2000–2013. International Journal of Climatology, epub ahead of print.

Zhou, L., Chen, H., Hua, W., Dai, Y., Wei, N. (2016). Mechanisms for stronger warming over drier ecoregions observed since 1979. Climate Dynamics, 47(9), 2955-2974.

Hua, W., Zhou, L., Chen, H., Nicholson, S. E., Raghavendra, A., Jiang, Y. (2016). Possible causes of the central equatorial African long - term drought. Environmental Research Letters, 11(12).

Wei, N., Zhou, L., Dai, Y. (2016). Evaluation of simulated climatological diurnal temperature range in cmip5 models from the perspective of planetary boundary layer turbulent mixing. Climate Dynamics, epub ahead of print.

Zhou, L. (2016). Desert amplification in a warming climate. Scientific Reports / Nature, 6, epub.