Climate Analysis Branch Publications - 1998

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Barsugli, J. J., and D. S. Battisti, 1998: The basic effects of atmosphere-ocean thermal coupling on midlatitude variability. J. Atmos. Sci., 55, 477-493. [Abstract]

Berg, W., W. Olson, R. R. Ferraro, S. J. Goodman, and F. J. LaFontaine, 1998: An assessment of the first- and second-generation Navy operational precipitation retrieval algorithms. J. Atmos. Sci., 55, 1558-1575. [Abstract]

Bergman, J. W., and H. H. Hendon, 1998: Calculating radiative fluxes and heating rates from monthly observations of cloud cover. J. Atmos. Sci., 55, 3471-3491. [Abstract]

Bhatt, U. S., M. A. Alexander, D. S. Battisti, D. D. Houghton, and L. M. Keller, 1998: Atmosphere-ocean interaction in the North Atlantic: Near-surface climate variability. J. Climate, 11, 1615-1632. [Abstract]

Cayan, D. R., M. D. Dettinger, H. F. Diaz, and N. E. Graham, 1998: Decadal variability of precipitation over western North America. J. Climate, 11, 3148-3166. [Abstract]

Chang, P., L. Ji, H. Li, C. Penland,and L. Matrosova, 1998: Prediction of tropical Atlantic sea surface temperature. Geo. Res. Lett., 23, 2089-2092. [Abstract]

Chen, P., and M. Newman, 1998: Rossby-wave propagation and the rapid development of upper-level anomalous anticyclones during the 1988 U.S. drought. J. Climate, 11, 2491-2504. [Abstract]

Deser, C., and C. A. Smith, 1998: Diurnal and semidiurnal wind variations over the tropical Pacific Ocean. J. Climate, 11, 1730-1748. [Abstract]

Dettinger, M. D., D. R. Cayan, H. F. Diaz, and D. M. Meko, 1998: North-south precipitation patterns in western North America on interannual-to-decadal time-scales. J. Climate, 11, 3095-3111. [Abstract]

Epstein, P. R., H. F. Diaz, S. Elias, G. Grabherr, N. E. Graham, W. J. M. Martens, E. Mosley-Thompson, and J. Susskind, 1998: Biological and physical signs of climate change: Focus on mosquito-borne diseases. Bull. Amer. Met. Soc., 79, 409-417. [Abstract]

Farrington, A. J., S. Lubker, U. Radok, and S. Woodruff, 1998: South Atlantic winds and weather during and following the Little Ice Age - A pilot study of English East India Company (EEIC) ship logs. Meteorol. Atmos. Phy., 67, 253-257. [Abstract]

Ferraro, R. R., E. A. Smith, W. Berg, and G. J. Huffman, 1998: A screening methodology for passive microwave precipitation retrieval algorithms. J. Atmos. Sci., 55, 1583-1600. [Abstract]

Hall, N. M. J., and P. D.Sardeshmukh, 1998: Is the time-mean Northern Hemisphere flow baroclinically unstable? J. Atmos. Sci., 55, 41-56. [Abstract]

Hendon, H. H., B. Liebmann, and J. D. Glick, 1998: Oceanic Kelvin waves and the Madden-Julian oscillation. J. Atmos. Sci., 55, 88-101. [Abstract]

Kumar, A., and M. P. Hoerling, 1998: Specification of regional sea surface temperatures in atmospheric general circulation model simulations. J. Geophy. Res., 103, 8901-8907. [Abstract]

Kumar, A., and M. P. Hoerling, 1998: Annual cycle of Pacific/North American seasonal predictability associated with different phases of ENSO. J. Climate, 11, 3295-3308. [Abstract]

Liebmann, B., J. A. Marengo, J. D. Glick, V. E. Kousky, I. C. Wainer, and O. Massambani, 1998: A comparison of rainfall, outgoing longwave radiation, and divergence over the Amazon Basin. J. Climate, 11, 2898-2909. [Abstract]

Mapes, B. E., 1998: The large-scale part of tropical mesoscale convective system circulations: a linear vertical spectral band model. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 76, 29-55. [Abstract]

Newman, M., and P. D. Sardeshmukh, 1998: The impact of the annual cycle on the North Pacific/North American response to remote low frequency forcing. J. Atmos. Sci., 55, 1336-1353. [Abstract]

Penland, C., and L. Matrosova, 1998: Prediction of tropical Atlantic sea surface temperatures using linear inverse modeling. J. Climate, 11, 483-496. [Abstract]

Pulwarty, R. S., R. Barry, C. Hurst, K. Sellinger, and L. Mogollon, 1998: Precipitation on the Venezuelan Andes in the context of regional climate. Meteor. Atmos. Phys., 16, 217-237. [Abstract]

Radok, U., C. A. Smith, and G. Wendler 1998: Southern Ocean synoptics-observations and analyses. Meteorol. Appl., 5, 33-36. [Abstract]

Rufenach, C. L., 1998: Comparison of four ERS-1 scatterometer wind retrieval algorithms with buoy measurements. J. Atmos. Ocean. Tech., 15, 304-313. [Abstract]

Rufenach, C. L., 1998: ERS-1 scatterometer measurements - Part II: An algorithm for ocean-surface wind retrieval including light winds. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Rem. Sens., 36, 623-635. [Abstract]

Rufenach, C. L., J. J. Bates, and S. Tosini, 1998: ERS-1 scatterometer measurements - Part I: The relationship between radar cross section and buoy wind in two oceanic regions. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Rem. Sens., 36, 603-622. [Abstract]

Shinoda, T., and H. H. Hendon, 1998: Mixed layer modeling of intraseasonal sea surface temperature variability in the tropical western Pacific and Indian Ocean. J. Climate, 11, 2668-2685. [Abstract]

Shinoda, T., H. H. Hendon, and J. D. Glick, 1998: Intraseasonal variability of surface fluxes and sea surface temperature in the tropical western Pacific and Indian Oceans. J. Climate, 7, 1685-1702. [Abstract]

Smith, E. A., J. E. Lamm, R. Adler, J. Alishouse, K. Aonashi, E. Barrett, P. Bauer, W. Berg, A. Chang, R. Ferraro, J. Ferriday, S. Goodman, N. Grody, C. Kidd, D. Kniveton, C. Kummerow, G. Liu, F. Marzano, A. Mugnai, W. Olson, G. Petty, A. Shibata, R. Spencer, F. Wentz, T. Wilheit, E. Zipser, 1998: Results of WetNet PIP-2 Project. J. Atmos. Sci., 55, 1483-1536. [Abstract]

Sun, D. Z., and K. E. Trenberth, 1998: Coordinated heat removal from the equatorial Pacific during the 1986-87 El Niño. Geophys. Res. Lett., 25, 2659-2662. [Abstract]

Whitaker, J. S., and A. F. Loughe, 1998: The relationship between ensemble spread and ensemble mean skill. Mon. Wea. Rev., 126, 3292-3302. [Abstract]

Whitaker, J. S., and P. D. Sardeshmukh, 1998: A linear theory of extratropical synoptic eddy statistics. J. Atmos. Sci., 55, 237-258. [Abstract]

Wolter, K., and M. S. Timlin, 1998: Measuring the strength of ENSO events: How does 1997/98 rank? Weather, 53, 315-324. [Abstract]

Woodruff, S. D., H. F. Diaz, J. D. Elms, and S. J. Worley, 1998: COADS Release 2 data and metadata enhancements for improvements of marine surface flux fields. Phys. Chem. Earth, 23, 517-526. [Abstract]