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Climate Analysis Branch Publications - 2001

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Alexander, M. A., and J. K. Eischeid, 2001: Climate variability in regions of amphibian declines. Conservation Biology, 15, 930-942. [Abstract]

Alexander, M. A., M. S. Timlin, and J. D. Scott, 2001: Winter-to-winter recurrence of sea surface temperature, salinity and mixed layer depth anomalies. Prog. Oceanog., 49, 41-61. [Abstract]

Bates, G. T., M. P. Hoerling, and A. Kumar, 2001: Central U.S. springtime precipitation extremes: Teleconnections and relationships with sea surface temperatures. J. Climate, 14, 3751-3766. [Abstract]

Bergman, J. W., H. H. Hendon, and K. M. Weickmann, 2001: Intraseasonal air-sea interaction and the onset of ENSO. J. Climate, 14, 1702-1719. [Abstract]

Bush, M. B., M. Stute, M.-P. Ledru, H. Behling, P. A. Colinvaux, P. E. De Oliveira, E. C. Grimm, H. Hooghiemstra, S. Haberle, B. W. Leyden, M.-L. Salgado-Labouriau, R. Webb, 2001: Paleotemperature estimates for the lowland Americas between 30°S and 30°N at the last glacial maximum. In Interhemispheric Climate Linkages, V. Markgraf (Ed.), Academic Press, 293-306. [Abstract]

Capotondi, A., and M. A. Alexander, 2001: Rossby waves in the tropical North Pacific and their role in decadal thermocline variability. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 31, 3496-3515. [Abstract]

Capotondi, A., and M. A. Alexander, 2001: The influence of thermocline topography on the oceanic response to fluctuating winds: A case study in the tropical North Pacific. In Advances in Mathematical Modelling of Atmosphere and Ocean Dynmanics, P. F. Hodnett (Ed.), Kluwer Academic, 119-124. [Introduction]

Charles, C. D., D. Rind, R. Healy, and R. Webb, 2001: Tropical cooling and the isotopic composition of precipitation in general circulation model simulations of the ice age climate. Climate Dynamics, 17, 489-502. [Abstract]

Chen, P., 2001: Thermally forced stationary waves in a quasigeostrophic system. J. Atmos. Sci., 58, 1585-1594. [Abstract]

Chen, P., M. P. Hoerling, and R. M. Dole, 2001: The origin of the subtropical anticyclones. J. Atmos. Sci., 58, 1827-1835. [Abstract]

Compo, G. P., P. D. Sardeshmukh, and C. Penland, 2001: Changes of subseasonal variability associated with El Niño. J. Climate, 14, 3356-3374. [Abstract]

Diaz, H. F., M. P. Hoerling, and J. K. Eischeid, 2001: ENSO variability, teleconnections, and climate change. Int. J. Climatol., 21, 1845-1862. [Abstract]

Diaz, H. F., R. S. Kovats, A. J. McMichael, and N. Nicholls, 2001: Climate and human health linkages on multiple timescales. In History and Climate: Memories of the Future?, P. D. Jones, T. D. Davies, A. E. J. Ogilvie, and K. R. Briffa (eds.), Kluwer Academic/Plenum, New York, 267-289. [Introduction]

Fasullo, J., and D.-Z. Sun, 2001: Radiative sensitivities to tropical water vapor under all-sky conditions. J. Climate, 14, 2798-2807. [Abstract]

Forman, S. L., R. Oglesby, R. S. Webb, 2001: Temporal and spatial patterns of Holocene dune activity on the Great Plains of North America: Megadroughts and climate links. Global and Planetary Change, 29, 1-29. [Abstract]

Garcia, R. R., H. F. Diaz, R. G. Herrera, J. Eischeid, M. R. Prieto, E. Hernandez, L. Gimeno, F. R. Duran, and A. M. Bascary, 2001: Atmospheric circulation changes in the Tropical Pacific inferred from the voyages of the Manila Galleon in the 16th-18th centuries. Bull. Amer. Met. Soc., 82, 2435-2455. [Abstract]

Graham, N. E. and H. F. Diaz, 2001: Evidence for intensification of North Pacific winter cyclones since 1948. Bull. Amer. Met. Soc., 82, 1869-1893. [Abstract]

Hamill, T. M., J. S. Whitaker, and C. Snyder, 2001: Distance-dependent filtering of background error covariance estimates in an ensemble Kalman filter. Mon. Wea. Rev., 129, 2776-2790. [Abstract]

Hoerling, M. P., J. Hurrell, and T. Xu, 2001: Tropical origins for North Atlantic climate change. Science, 292, 90-92. [Abstract]

Hoerling, M. P., A. Kumar, and T. Xu, 2001: Robustness of the nonlinear climate response to ENSO's extreme phases. J. Climate, 14, 1277-1293. [Abstract]

Hoerling, M. P., J. S. Whitaker, A. Kumar, and W. Wang, 2001: The mid-latitude warming during 1998-2000. Geo. Res. Lett., 28, 755-758. [Abstract]

Huang, H.-P., B. Galperin, and S. Sukoriansky, 2001: Anisotropic spectra in two-dimensional turbulence on the surface of a rotating sphere. Phys. Fluids, 13, 225-240. [Abstract]

Huang, H.-P., K. M. Weickmann, and C.J. Hsu, 2001: Trend in atmospheric angular momentum in a transient climate change simulation with greenhouse gas and aerosol forcing. J. Climate, 14, 1525-1534. [Abstract]

Hughes, M. K., P. I. Kuniholm, J. K. Eischeid, G. Garfin, C. B. Griggs, and C. Latini, 2001: Aegean tree-ring signature years explained. Tree-Ring Res., 57, 67-73. [Abstract]

Jain S., and U. Lall, 2001: Floods in a changing climate: Does the past represent the future? Water Resour. Res., 37, 3193-3205. [Abstract]

Kumar, A., A. G. Barnston, and M. P. Hoerling, 2001: Seasonal predictions, probabilistic verifications, and ensemble size. J. Climate, 14, 1671-1676. [Abstract]

Kumar, A., W. Wang, M. P. Hoerling, A. Leetma, and M. Ji, 2001: The sustained North American warming of 1997 and 1998. J. Climate, 14, 345-353. [Abstract]

Lee, M.-I., I.-S. Kang, J.-K. Kim, and B. E. Mapes, 2001: Influence of cloud-radiation interaction on simulating tropical intraseasonal oscillation with an atmospheric general circulation model. J. Geophys. Res., 106, 14,219-14,233. [Abstract]

Liebmann, B., C. Jones, and L. M. V. de Carvalho, 2001: Interannual variability of daily extreme precipitation events in the State of São Paulo, Brazil. J. Climate, 14, 208-218. [Abstract]

Liebmann, B., and J. A. Marengo, 2001: Interannual variability of the rainy season and rainfall in the Brazilian Amazon Basin. J. Climate, 14, 4308-4318. [Abstract]

Lucas, L. E., D. E. Waliser, P. P. Xie, J. E. Janowiak, and B. Liebmann, 2001: Estimating the satellite equatorial crossing time biases in the daily, global outgoing longwave radiation dataset. J. Climate, 14, 2583-2605. [Abstract]

Mapes, B. E., 2001: Water's two height scales: the moist adiabat and the radiative troposphere. Quart. J. Roy. Met. Soc., 127, 2353-2366. [Abstract]

Mapes, B. E., and X. Wu, 2001: Convective eddy momentum tendencies in long cloud-resolving model simulations. J. Atmos. Sci., 58, 517-526. [Abstract]

Marengo, J. A., B. Liebmann, V. E. Kousky, N. P. Filizola, and I. C. Wainer, 2001: Onset and end of the rainy season in the Brazilian Amazon Basin. J. Climate, 14, 833-852. [Abstract]

Meehl, G. A., R. Lukas, G. Kiladis, K. Weickmann, A. Matthews, and M. Wheeler, 2001: A conceptual framework for time and space scale interactions in the climate system. Climate Dynamics, 17, 753-775. [Abstract]

NRC, 2001: Under the Weather: Climate, Ecosystems, and Infectious Disease. [National Research Council, Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, Committee on Climate, Ecosystems, Infectious Diseases, and Human Health: D. Burke (chair), A. Carmichael, D. Focks, D. J. Grimes, J. Harte, S. Lele, P. Martens, J. Mayer, L. Mearns, R. Pulwarty, L. Real, C. Ropelewski, J. Rose, R. Shope, J. Simpson, and M. Wilson.] National Academy Press, 160 pp. [Back Cover]

Peng, S., and W. A. Robinson, 2001: Relationships between atmospheric internal variability and the responses to an extratropical SST anomaly. J. Climate, 14, 2843-2959. [Abstract]

Penland, C., and L. Matrosova, 2001: Expected and actual errors of linear inverse modeling forecasts. Mon. Wea. Rev., 129, 1740-1745. [Abstract]

Pulwarty, R. S., and T. S. Melis, 2001: Climate extremes and adaptive management on the Colorado River: Lessons from the 1997-1998 ENSO event. J. Environ. Manage., 63, 307-324. [Abstract]

Sardeshmukh, P., C. Penland, and M. Newman, 2001: Rossby waves in a fluctuating medium. In Stochastic Climate Models, P. Imkeller and J.-S . von Storch (Eds.), Progress in Probability, 49, Birkhauser-Verlag, 369-384. [Abstract]

Shinoda, T., and H. H. Hendon, 2001: Upper ocean heat budget in response to the Madden-Julian Oscillation in the western equatorial Pacific. J. Climate, 14, 4147-4165. [Abstract]

Sun, D.-Z., C. Covey, and R. S. Lindzen, 2001: Vertical correlations of water vapor in GCMs. Geophys. Res. Lett., 28, 259-262. [Abstract]

Wheeler, M., and K. M. Weickmann, 2001: Real time monitoring of modes of coherent synoptic to intraseasonal convective variability. Mon. Wea. Rev., 129, 2677-2694. [Abstract]

Whitaker, J. S., and K. M. Weickmann, 2001: Subseasonal variations of tropical convection and week two prediction of wintertime western North American rainfall. J. Climate, 14, 3279-3288. [Abstract]

Winkler, C. R., M. Newman, and P. D. Sardeshmukh, 2001: A linear model of wintertime low-frequency variability. Part I: Formulation and forecast skill. J. Climate, 14, 4474-4494. [Abstract]

Zhang, C., H. H. Hendon, W. S. Kessler, and A. J. Rosati, 2001: A workshop on the MJO and ENSO. Bull. Amer. Met. Soc., 82, 971-976. [Abstract]