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Author Dukhovskoy, D.S.; Morey, S.L.; O'Brien, J.J.
Title Generation of baroclinic topographic waves by a tropical cyclone impacting a low-latitude continental shelf Type $loc['typeJournal Article']
Year 2009 Publication Continental Shelf Research Abbreviated Journal Continental Shelf Research
Volume 29 Issue 1 Pages 333-351
Keywords Baroclinic motion; Topographic waves; Low-frequency internal waves; Hurricanes; Caribbean Sea
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ISSN 0278-4343 ISBN Medium
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Funding NOAA, NASA Approved $loc['no']
Call Number COAPS @ mfield @ Serial 397
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Author Elsner, J.B.; Strazzo, S.E.; Jagger, T.H.; LaRow, T.; Zhao, M.
Title Sensitivity of Limiting Hurricane Intensity to SST in the Atlantic from Observations and GCMs Type $loc['typeJournal Article']
Year 2013 Publication Journal of Climate Abbreviated Journal J. Climate
Volume 26 Issue 16 Pages 5949-5957
Keywords Hurricanes/typhoons; Sensitivity studies; Statistics; General circulation models
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ISSN 0894-8755 ISBN Medium
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Call Number COAPS @ mfield @ Serial 212
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Author Guimond, S
Title Tropical Cyclone Inner-Core Dynamics: A Latent Heat Retrieval and Its Effects on Intensity and Structure Change; and the Impacts of Effective Diffusion on the Axisymmetrization Process Type $loc['typeManuscript']
Year 2010 Publication Abbreviated Journal
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Keywords Hurricanes, Doppler Radar, Latent Heat, Axisymmetrization, Diffusion, Numerical Modeling
Abstract Despite the fact that latent heating in cloud systems drives many atmospheric circulations, including tropical cyclones, little is known of its magnitude and structure due in large part to inadequate observations. In this work, a reasonably high-resolution (2 km), four-dimensional airborne Doppler radar retrieval of the latent heat of condensation is presented for rapidly intensifying Hurricane Guillermo (1997). Several advancements in the retrieval algorithm are shown including: (1) analyzing the scheme within the dynamically consistent framework of a numerical model, (2) identifying algorithm sensitivities through the use of ancillary data sources and (3) developing a precipitation budget storage term parameterization. The determination of the saturation state is shown to be an important part of the algorithm for updrafts of ~ 5 m s-1 or less. The uncertainties in the magnitude of the retrieved heating are dominated by errors in the vertical velocity. Using a combination of error propagation and Monte Carlo uncertainty techniques, biases were found to be small, and randomly distributed errors in the heating magnitude were ~16 % for updrafts greater than 5 m s-1 and ~156 % for updrafts of 1 m s- 1. The impact of the retrievals is assessed by inserting the heating into realistic numerical simulations at 2 km resolution and comparing the generated wind structure to the Doppler radar observations of Guillermo. Results show that using the latent heat retrievals outperforms a simulation that relies on a state-of-the-art microphysics scheme (Reisner and Jeffery 2009), in terms of wind speed root-mean-square errors, explained variance and eye/eyewall structure. The incorrect transport of water vapor (a function of the sub-grid model and the numerical approximations to advection) and the restrictions on the magnitude of heat release that ensure the present model's stability are suggested as sources of error in the simulation without the retrievals. Motivated by the latent heat retrievals, the dynamics of vortex axisymmetrization from the perspective of thermal anomalies is investigated using an idealized, non-linear atmospheric model (HIGRAD). Attempts at reproducing the results of previous work (Nolan and Grasso 2003; NG03) revealed a discrepancy with the impacts of purely asymmetric forcing. While NG03 found that purely asymmetric heating led to a negligible, largely negative impact on the vortex intensification, in the present study the impacts of asymmetries are found to have an important, largely positive role. Absolute angular momentum budgets revealed that the essential difference between the present work and that of NG03 was the existence of a significant, axisymmetric secondary circulation in the basic-state vortex used in the HIGRAD simulations. This secondary circulation was larger than that present in NG03's simulations. The spin-up of the vortex caused by the asymmetric thermal anomalies was dominated by the axisymmetric fluxes of angular momentum at all times, indicating fundamentally different evolution of asymmetries in the presence of radial flow. Radial momentum budgets were performed to elucidate the mechanisms responsible for the formation of the physically significant secondary circulation. Results show that explicit (sub-grid) diffusion in the model was producing a gradient wind imbalance, which drives a radial inflow and associated secondary circulation in an attempt to re-gain balance. In addition, the production of vorticity anomalies from the asymmetric heating was found to be sensitive to the eddy diffusivity, with large differences between HIGRAD and the widely used WRF model for the exact same value of this uncertain parameter.
Address Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science
Corporate Author Thesis $loc['Ph.D. thesis']
Publisher Florida State University Place of Publication Tallahassee, FL Editor
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Call Number COAPS @ mfield @ Serial 573
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Author Hart, R.E.; Maue, R.N.; Watson, M.C.
Title Estimating Local Memory of Tropical Cyclones through MPI Anomaly Evolution Type $loc['typeJournal Article']
Year 2007 Publication Monthly Weather Review Abbreviated Journal Mon. Wea. Rev.
Volume 135 Issue 12 Pages 3990-4005
Keywords Hurricanes; Tropical cyclones; Sea surface temperature; Stability
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ISSN 0027-0644 ISBN Medium
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Funding Approved $loc['no']
Call Number COAPS @ mfield @ Serial 698
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Author Holthuijsen, L.H.; Powell, M.D.; Pietrzak, J.D.
Title Wind and waves in extreme hurricanes Type $loc['typeJournal Article']
Year 2012 Publication Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans Abbreviated Journal J. Geophys. Res.
Volume 117 Issue C9 Pages n/a-n/a
Keywords GPS sondes; hurricanes; swell; wave breaking; white caps; wind drag
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ISSN 0148-0227 ISBN Medium
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Call Number COAPS @ mfield @ Serial 268
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Author Kelly, D.L.; Letson, D.; Nelson, F.; Nolan, D.S.; Solís, D.
Title Evolution of subjective hurricane risk perceptions: A Bayesian approach Type $loc['typeJournal Article']
Year 2012 Publication Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization Abbreviated Journal Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization
Volume 81 Issue 2 Pages 644-663
Keywords Risk perceptions; Correlated information; Bayesian learning; Event markets; Prediction markets; Favorite-longshot bias; Hurricanes
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ISSN 0167-2681 ISBN Medium
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Call Number COAPS @ mfield @ Serial 329
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Author Misra, V.; Bastola, S.
Title Reconciling droughts and landfalling tropical cyclones in the Southeastern United States Type $loc['typeJournal Article']
Year 2016 Publication Climate Dynamics Abbreviated Journal Clim Dyn
Volume 46 Issue 3-4 Pages 1277-1286
Keywords Atlantic hurricanes; Droughts; Teleconnection; Hydrology
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ISSN 0930-7575 ISBN Medium
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Funding NOAA, USGS Approved $loc['no']
Call Number COAPS @ mfield @ Serial 46
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Author Misra, V.; DiNapoli, S.M.; Bastola, S.
Title Dynamic downscaling of the twentieth-century reanalysis over the southeastern United States Type $loc['typeJournal Article']
Year 2013 Publication Regional Environmental Change Abbreviated Journal Reg Environ Change
Volume 13 Issue S1 Pages 15-23
Keywords Atlantic multi-decadal oscillation; Hurricanes; Pacific Decadal Oscillation
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ISSN 1436-3798 ISBN Medium
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Call Number COAPS @ mfield @ Serial 190
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Author Misra, V.; Selman, C.; Waite, A. J.; Bastola, S.; Mishra, A.
Title Terrestrial and Ocean Climate of the 20th Century Type $loc['typeBook Chapter']
Year 2017 Publication Florida's climate: Changes, variations, & impacts Abbreviated Journal
Volume Issue Pages 485-509
Keywords Seasonal cycle; Diurnal variations; Sea breeze; ENSO; Tropical cyclones; Hurricanes; AWP; AMO; PDO; PIZA
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Publisher Florida Climate Institute Place of Publication Gainesville, FL Editor Chassignet, E. P.; Jones, J. W.; Misra, V.; Obeysekera, J.
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Call Number COAPS @ mfield @ Serial 849
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Author Perrie, W.; Zhang, W.; Bourassa, M.; Shen, H.; Vachon, P.W.
Title Impact of Satellite Winds on Marine Wind Simulations Type $loc['typeJournal Article']
Year 2008 Publication Weather and Forecasting Abbreviated Journal Wea. Forecasting
Volume 23 Issue 2 Pages 290-303
Keywords Satellite observations; Data assimilation; Hurricanes; Waves, oceanic; Ocean modeling; Numerical analysis
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ISSN 0882-8156 ISBN Medium
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Funding NASA, OVWST Approved $loc['no']
Call Number COAPS @ mfield @ Serial 680
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