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Feb 2003 FSL Forum Recent Publications Nita Fullerton, Editor/Publications Coordinator

Baldwin, M.E., J.S. Kain, and M.P. Kay, 2002: Properties of the convection scheme in NCEP's Eta model that affect sounding interpretation. Wea Forecasting, 17, 1063 – 1079.

Benjamin, S.G., J.M. Brown, D. Devenyi, G.A. Grell, D. Kim, T.L. Smith, T.G. Smirnova, B.E. Schwartz, S.S. Weygandt, K.J. Brundage, and G.S. Manikin, 2002: The 20-km Rapid Update Cycle--Overview and implications for aviation applications. 10th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, Portland, OR, American Meteorological Society, 24 – 27.

Benjamin, S.G., S.S. Weygandt, B.E. Schwartz, T.L. Smith, T.G. Smirnova, D. Kim, G.A. Grell, D. Devenyi, K.J. Brundage, J.M. Brown, and G.S. Manikin, 2002: The 20-km RUC in operations. 15th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, San Antonio, TX, American Meteorological Society, 379 – 382.

Benjamin, S.G., S.S. Weygandt, J-L. Lee, T.G. Smirnova, G.A. Grell, and B.L. Shaw, 2002: A case study comparison of 10-km WRF-RUC and RUC model forecasts from the IHOP experiment. 19th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting (WAF), San Antonio, TX, American Meteorological Society, 275 – 277.

Benjamin, S.G., J.M. Brown, K.J. Brundage, D. Devenyi, G.A. Grell, D. Kim. B.E. Schwartz, T.G. Smirnova, T.L. Smith, and S.S. Weygandt, 2002: RUC20 — The 20-km version of the Rapid Update Cycle. NOAA Tech. Memo. OAR FSL 28, Forecast Systems Laboratory, Boulder, CO, 9 pp.

Browning, G.L., and H.-O. Kreiss, 2002: Multiscale bounded derivative initialization for an arbitrary domain. J. of Atmos. Sci., 59, 1680 – 1696.

Devenyi, D., S.G. Benjamin, and S.S. Weygandt, 2002: A new version of RUC 3DVAR. 19th Conf. on Wea. Analysis and Forecasting (WAF), San Antonio, TX, American Meteorological Society, 343 – 345.

Girz, C.M.I.R., A.E. MacDonald, F. Caracena, R.L. Anderson, T. Lachenmeier, B.D. Jamison, R.S. Collander, and E.C. Weatherhead, 2002: GAINS — A global observing system. Adv. Space Res., 30, 1343 – 1348.

Grell, G.A., and D. Devenyi, 2002: A generalized approach to parameterizing convection. Geophys. Res. Lett., 29, 38-138-4.

Herzegh, P.H., K.R. Petty, S.G. Benjamin, R. Rasmussen, T. Tsui, G. Wiener, P. Zwack, 2002: Development of automated national ceiling and visibility products: Scientific and practical challenges, research strategies, and first steps. 10th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, Portland, OR, American Meteorological Society, 61 – 64.

Janish, P.R., S.J. Weiss, R. Schneider, J.P. Cupo, E. Szoke, J.M. Brown, and C. Ziegler, 2002: Probabilistic convection initiation forecasts in support of IHOP during the 2002 SPC/NSSL spring program. 21st Conf. on Severe Local Storms, San Antonio, TX, American Meteorological Society, 283 – 286.

Kain, J.S., M.E. Baldwin, S.J. Weiss, and M.P. Kay, 2002: The impact of parameterized shallow convection on pre-deep-convective sounding structures in the Eta model. 19th Conf. on Wea. Analysis and Forecasting (WAF), San Antonio, TX, American Meteorological Society, 135 – 138.

Kain, J.S., M.E. Baldwin, S.J. Weiss, P.R. Janish, G.W. Carbin, M.P. Kay, and L. Brown, 2002: Subjective verification of numerical models as a component of a broader interaction between research and operations. 19th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting (WAF), San Antonio, TX, American Meteorological Society, J25 – J28.

Kay, M.P., and M.E. Baldwin, 2002: Combining objective and subjective information to improve forecast evaluation. 19th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting (WAF), San Antonio, TX, American Meteorological Society, 411 – 414.

Kim, D., S.G. Benjamin, and J.M. Brown, 2002: Cloud/hydrometeor initialization in the 20-km RUC using radar and GOES data. 19th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting (WAF), San Antonio, TX, American Meteorological Society, 335 – 338.

Koch, S.E., 2003: A structured process for prediction of convection associated with split cold fronts. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 84, 174 – 179.

Koch, S.E., 2002: Analysis of mesoscale vertical circulations using WSR-88D VAD and wind profiler data. 19th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting (WAF), San Antonio, TX, American Meteorological Society, J29 – J32.

Koch, S.E., and F. Caracena, 2002: Predicting clear-air turbulence from diagnosis of unbalanced flow. 10th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, Portland, OR, American Meteorological Society, 359 – 363.

Lee, J.-L., A.E. MacDonald, Y.-H. Kuo, W.-C. Lee, W. Wang, and S.-H. Chen, 2002: Initialization of a hurricane vortex based on single-Doppler radar observations. 25th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, San Diego, CA, American Meteorological Society, 405 – 407.

Lu, C., P. Schultz, and G. Browning, 2002: Scaling the microphysics equations and analyzing the variability of hydrometeor production rates in a controlled parameter space. Advances in Atmos. Sci., 19, 619 – 650.

Peckham, S.E., R.B. Wilhelmson, L.J. Wicker, and C.L. Ziegler, 2002: Numerical simulation of the interaction between the dryline and horizontal convective rolls. 21st Conf. on Severe Local Storms, San Antonio, TX, American Meteorological Society, 291 – 294.

Schultz, P., and B. Shaw, 2002: Verification of IHOP model runs of MM5 and WRF with diabatic initialization. 19th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting (WAF), San Antonio, TX, American Meteorological Society, 260 – 261.

Schwartz, B.E., and S.G. Benjamin, 2002: An assessment of 3- and 6-h RUC CAPE forecasts. 19th Conf. on Wea. Analysis and Forecasting (WAF), San Antonio, TX, American Meteorological Society, J85 – J88.

Sherretz, L., G. Pratt, and G. Thompson, 2002: Implementing ADDS operationally at the NWS Aviation Weather Center. 10th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, Portland, OR, American Meteorological Society, 81 – 84.

Smith, T.L., S.G. Benjamin, S.I. Gutman, and B.E. Schwartz, 2002: Impact of GPS water vapor data on RUC severe weather forecasts. 19th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting (WAF), San Antonio, TX, American Meteorological Society, J43 – J46.

Stewart, J.Q., C.D. Whiteman, W.J. Steenburgh, and X. Bian, 2002: A climatological study of thermally driven wind systems of the U.S. Intermountain West. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 83, 699 – 708.

Stockwell, W.R., R.S. Artz, J.F. Meagher, R.a. Petersen, K.L. Schere, G.A. Grell, St.E. Peckham, A.F. Stein, R.V. Pierce, J.M. O'Sullivan, and P.-Y. Whung, 2002: The scientific basis of NOAA's Air Quality Forecasting Program. EM, Air & Waste Mgmt. Assoc., 20 – 27.

Szoke, E.J., B. Shaw, M. Kay, J. Brown, P. Janish, and R. Schneider, 2002: A preliminary examination of the performance of several mesoscale models for convective forecasting during IHOP. 19th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting (WAF), San Antonio, TX, American Meteorological Society, J37 – J40.

Tollerud, E.I., B.G. Brown, and T. Fowler, 2002: Identifying inhomogeneities in precipitation time series. 13th Conf. on Applied Climatology, Portland, OR, American Meteorological Society, 27 – 32.

Weygandt, S.S., S. Benjamin, C. Velden, J. Burks, and L. Nance, 2002: High-resolution RUC forecasts for PACJET: Real-time NWS guidance and retrospective data impact tests. 19th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting (WAF), San Antonio, TX, American Meteorological Society, 300 – 303.

Wilhelmson, R., L. Wicker, S. Peckham, P. Woodward, S. Anderson, D. Porter, and C. Shaw, 2002: High resolution simulation of the development and structure of a tornado and its parent supercell. 21st Conf. on Severe Local Storms, San Antonio, TX, American Meteorological Society, 259 – 261.

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