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Publications

See below a list of publications in various journals and conferences by the members of the AOML/HRD Numerical Modeling Group. The list is growing quick! And lots of great research work will be published in 2013, so return frequently to learn about the group's latest works.


2016

Gopalakrishnan, S., C.V. Srinavas, and K. Bhatia. The hurricane boundary layer. In Advanced Numerical Modeling and Data Assimilation Techniques for Tropical Cyclone Predictions, U.C. Mohanty and S.G. Gopalakrishnan (eds.). Springer Netherlands, 589-626, doi:10.1007/978-94-024-0896-6 2016

Gopalakrishnan, F. Toepfer, R. Gall, F. Marks, E. N. Rappaport, V. Tallapragada, S. Forsythe-Newell, A. Aksoy, J. W. Bao, M. Bender, L. Bernardet, J. Cione, M. Biswas, J. Cangialosi, M. DeMaria, M.Morin,J. Doyle, J. L. Franklin, S. Goldenberg, George Halliwell, C. Holt, S. Jason, H. S. Kim, P. Kucera, N. Lett, P. McCaslin, A. Mehra, M. Mills, J. Moskaitis, A. Sergio, J. Sippel, S. Trahan, H. Tolman, R. Torn, X. Wang, J. Whitaker, D. A. Zelinsky, F. Zhang, X. Zhang, Z. Zhang, 2015 HFIP R&D Activities Summary: Recent Results and Operational Implementation, 2016 (http://www.hfip.org/documents/HFIP_AnnualReport_FY2015.pdf)

Quirino, T., and S.G. Gopalakrishnan. Advanced diagnostics for the HWRF hurricane modeling system. In Advanced Numerical Modeling and Data Assimilation Techniques for Tropical Cyclone Predictions, U.C. Mohanty and S.G. Gopalakrishnan (eds.). Springer Netherlands, 517-534, doi:10.1007/978-94-024-0896-6 2016

Mohanty, U.C., and S.G. Gopalakrishnan (eds.). Advanced Numerical Modeling and Data Assimilation Techniques for Tropical Cyclone Predictions. Springer Netherlands, 746 pp., doi:10.1007/978-94-024-0896-6 2016

Zhang, X., S.G. Gopalakrishnan, S. Trahan, T.S. Quirino, Q. Liu, Z. Zhang, G. Alaka, and and V. Tallapragada. Representing multiple scales in the Hurricane Weather Research and Forecasting modeling system: Design of multiple sets of movable multilevel nesting and the basin-scale HWRF forecast verification. Weather and Forecasting, 31(6):2019-2034, doi:10.1175/WAF-D-16-0087.1 2016

2015

Atlas, R., V. Tallapragada, and S. Gopalakrishnan. Advances in tropical cyclone intensity forecasts. Marine Technology Society Journal, 49(6):149-160, doi:10.4031/MTSJ.49.6.2 2015

Bernardet, L., V. Tallapragada, S. Bao, S. Trahan, Y. Kwon, Q. Liu, M. Tong, M. Biswas, T. Brown, D. Stark, L. Carson, R. Yablonsky, E. Uhlhorn, S. Gopalakrishnan, X. Zhang, T. Marchok, B. Kuo, and R. Gall. Community support and transition of research to operations for the Hurricane Weather Research and Forecasting model. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 96(6):953-960, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-13-00093.1 2015

Chen, H., and S.G. Gopalakrishnan. A study on the asymmetric rapid intensification of Hurricane Earl (2010) using the HWRF system. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 72(2):531-550, doi:10.1175/JAS-D-14-0097.1 2015

Goldenberg, S.B., S.G. Gopalakrishnan, V. Tallapragada, T. Quirino, F. Marks, S. Trahan, X. Zhang, and R. Atlas. The 2012 triply-nested, high-resolution operational version of the Hurricane Weather Research and Forecasting System (HWRF): Track and intensity forecast verifications. Weather and Forecasting, 30(3):710-729, doi:10.1175/WAF-D-14-00098.1 2015

Halliwell, G.R., S. Gopalakrishnan, F. Marks, and D. Willey. Idealized study of ocean impacts on tropical cyclone intensity forecasts. Monthly Weather Review, 143(4):1142-1165, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-14-00022.1 2015

Quirino, T.S., J. Delgado, and X. Zhang. Improving the scalability of a hurricane forecast system in mixed-parallel environments. Proceedings, 16th IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications, Paris, France, August 20-22, 2014. IEEE Computer Society, 276-281, 2015

Zhang, D.-L., L. Zhu, X. Zhang, and V. Tallapragada. Sensitivity of idealized hurricane intensity and structures under varying background flows and initial vortex intensities to different vertical resolutions in HWRF. Monthly Weather Review, 143(3):914-932, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-14-00102.1 2015

Zhu, P., Z. Zhu, S. Gopalakrishnan, R. Black, F.D. Marks, V. Tallapragada, J.A. Zhang, X. Zhang, and C. Gao. Impact of sub-grid scale processes on eyewall replacement cycle of tropical cyclones in HWRF system. Geophysical Research Letters, 42(22):10027-10036, doi:10.1002/2015GL066436 2015

2014

Gall, R., F. Toepfer, F. Marks, E.N. Rappaport, A. Aksoy, S. Aberson, J.W. Bao, M. Bender, S. Benjamin, L. Bernardet, M. Biswas, B. Brown, J. Cangialosi, C. Davis, M. DeMaria, J. Doyle, M. Fiorino, J. Franklin, I. Ginis, S. Gopalakrishnan, T. Hamill, R. Hodur, H.S. Kim, J. Knaff, T. Krishnamurti, P. Kucera, Y. Kwon, W. Lapenta, N. Lett, S. Lord, T. Marchok, E. Mifflin, M. Morin, K. Musgrave, L. Nance, C. Reynolds, V. Tallapragada, H. Tolman, R. Torn, G. Vandenberghe, T. Vukicevic, X. Wang, Y. Weng, J. Whittaker, R. Yablonsky, D.-L. Zhang, F. Zhang, J. Zhang, X. Zhang, and D.A. Delinsky. Hurricane Forecast Improvement Project: 2013 HFIP R&D activities summary—Recent results and operational implementation. HFIP Technical Report, HFIP2014-2, 50 pp., 2014

Pattanayak, S., U.C. Mohanty, and S.G. Gopalakrishnan. Improvement in track and intensity prediction of Indian seas tropical cyclones with vortex assimilation. In Monitoring and Prediction of Tropical Cyclones in the Indian Ocean and Climate Change, U.C. Mohanty, M. Mohapatra, O.P. Singh, B.K. Bandyopadhyay, and L.S. Rathore (eds.). Springer Publishing, 219-229, doi:10.1007/978-94-007-7720-0 2014

2013

Gopalakrishnan, S.G., F. Marks, J.A. Zhang, X. Zhang, J.-W. Bao, and V. Tallapragada. A study of the impacts of vertical diffusion on the structure and intensity of tropical cyclones using the high resolution HWRF system. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 70(2):524-541, doi:10.1175/JAS-D-11-0340.1 2013

Rogers, R.F., S.D. Aberson, A. Aksoy, B. Annane, M. Black, J.J. Cione, N. Dorst, J. Dunion, J.F. Gamache, S.B. Goldenberg, S.G. Gopalakrishnan, J. Kaplan, B.W. Klotz, S. Lorsolo, F.D. Marks, S.T. Murillo, M.D. Powell, P.D. Reasor, K.J. Sellwood, E.W. Uhlhorn, T. Vukicevic, J.A. Zhang, and X. Zhang. NOAA’s Hurricane Intensity Forecasting Experiment (IFEX): A progress report. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 94(6):859-882, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00089 2013

2012

Bao, J.-W., S.G. GOPALAKRISHNAN, S.A. Michelson, F.D. Marks, and M.T. Montgomery, 2012: Impact of physics representations in the HWRF model on simulated hurricane structure and wind-pressure relationships. Monthly Weather Review, 140(10):3278-3299 (doi:10.1175/MWR-D-11-00332.1).

Bell, G.D., E.S. Blake, C.W. Landsea, T.B. Kimberlain, S.B. GOLDENBERG, J. Schemm, and R.J. Pasch, 2012:  The tropics: Atlantic basin.  In State of the Climate in 2011, J. Blunden and D.S. Arndt (eds.).  Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 93(7):S99-S105.

BLACK, R.A., and J. Hallett, 2012: Rain rate and water content in hurricanes compared with summer rain in Miami, Florida.  Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 51(12):2218-2235 (doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-11-0144.1).

GOPALAKRISHNAN, S.G., S. GOLDENBERG, T. QUIRINO, F. Marks, X. ZHANG, K.-S. Yeh, R. Atlas, and V. Tallapragada, 2012: Towards improving high-resolution numerical hurricane forecasting: Influence of model horizontal grid resolution, initialization, and physics.  Weather and Forecasting, 27(3):647-666 (doi:10.1175/WAF-D-11-00055.1).

Laureano-Bozeman, M., D. Niyogi, S. GOPALAKRISHNAN, F.D. Marks, X. ZHANG, and V. Tallapragada, 2012: An HWRF-based ensemble assessment of the land surface feedback on the post-landfall intensification of Tropical Storm Fay (2008). Natural Hazards, 63(3):1543-1571 (doi:10.1007/s11069-011-9841-5).

Pattanayak, S., U.C. Mohanty, and S.G. GOPALAKRISHNAN, 2012: Simulation of very severe cyclone Mala over Bay of Bengal with HWRF modeling system.  Natural Hazards, 63(3):1413-1437 (doi:10.1007/s11069-011-9863-z).

Yeh, K.-S., X. ZHANG, S.G. GOPALAKRISHNAN, S. Aberson, R. Rogers, F.D. Marks, and R. Atlas, 2012: Performance of the experimental HWRF in the 2008 hurricane season. Natural Hazards, 63(3):1439-1449 (doi:10.1007/s11069-011-9787-7).

2011

Bell, G.D., E.S. Blake, T.B. Kimberlain, C.W. Landsea, J. Schemm, R.J. Pasch, and S.B. GOLDENBERG, 2011: The tropics: Atlantic basin.  In State of the Climate in 2010, J. Blunden, D.S. Arndt, and M.O. Baringer (eds.). Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 92(6):S115-S121 (doi:10.1175/1520-0477-92.6.S1).

GOPALAKRISHNAN, S.G., F. Marks, X. ZHANG, J.-W. Bao, K.-S. Yeh, and R. Atlas, 2011:  The Experimental HWRF system:  A study on the influence of horizontal resolution on the structure and intensity changes in tropical cyclones using an idealized framework. Monthly Weather Review, 139(6):1762-1784 (doi:10.1175/ 2010MWR3535.1).

ZHANG, X., T.S. QUIRINO, K.-S. Yeh, S.G. GOPALAKRISHNAN, F.D. Marks, S.B. GOLDENBERG, and S. Aberson, 2011:  HWRFx: Improving hurricane forecasts with high-resolution modeling. Computing in Science and Engineering, 13(1):13-21 (doi:10.1109/MCSE.2010.121).

2010

Bell, G.D., E.S. Blake, T.B. Kimberlain, C.W. Landsea, R.J. Pasch, J. Schemm, and S.B. GOLDENBERG, 2010:  Atlantic basin. In State of the Climate in 2009, D.S. Arndt. M.O. Baringer, and M.R. Johnson (eds.).  Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 91(7):84-88.

2009

Bell, G.D., E. Blake, S.B. GOLDENBERG, T. Kimberlain, C.W. Landsea, R. Pasch, and J. Schemm, 2009:  Tropical cyclones: Atlantic basin.  In State of the Climate in 2008, T.C. Peterson and M.O. Baringer (eds.).  Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 90(8):S79-S83.

Panda, J., M. Sharan, and S.G. GOPALAKRISHNAN, 2009:  Study of regional-scale boundary layer characteristics over northern India with a special reference to the role of the Thar Desert in regional-scale transport. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 48(11):2377-2402.

2008

Bell, G.D., E. Blake, C.W. Landsea, S.B. GOLDENBERG, R. Pasch, and T. Kimberlain, 2008:  The tropics: Atlantic basin. In State of the Climate in 2007, D.H. Levinson and J.H. Lawrimore (eds.).  Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 89(7):S68-S71.

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