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  Title Wintertime ENSO Variability in Wind Direction Across the Southeast United States Type $loc['typeManuscript']
  Year 2006 Publication Abbreviated Journal  
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  Keywords Wind Roses, Southeast United States, Surface Wind Direction, ENSO, NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis  
  Abstract Changes in wind direction in association with the phases of the El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) are identified over the Southeast region of the United States during the winter season (December-February). Wind roses, which depict the percentage of time the wind comes from each direction and can graphically identify the prevailing wind, are computed according to a 12-point compass for 24 stations in the region. Unfolding the wind rose into a 12-bin histogram visually demonstrates the peak frequencies in wind direction during each of the three (warm, cold and neutral) phases of ENSO. Normalized values represent the number of occurrences (counts) per month per ENSO phase, and comparison using percent changes illustrates the differences between phases. Based on similarities in wind direction characteristics, regional topography and results from a formal statistical test, stations are grouped into five geographic regions, with a representative station used to describe conditions in that region. Locations in South Florida show significant differences in the frequencies in wind direction from easterly directions during the cold phase and northerly directions during the warm phase. North Florida stations display cold phase southerly directions, and westerly and northerly directions during the warm phase, both of which are significant for much of the winter. Coastal Atlantic stations reveal winds from westerly directions for both phases. The Piedmont region demonstrates large variability in wind direction due to the influence from the Appalachian Mountains, but generally identifies warm phase and cold phase winds with more zonal influences rather than just from south or north. The Mountainous region also indicates southerly cold phase winds and northerly warm phase winds, but also reveals less of an influence from ENSO or significantly different distributions. Comparisons between observed patterns and those obtained using the NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis data reveal how the model-derived observations resolve the ENSO influence on surface wind direction at selected locations. Overall, resolution of the strength of the signals is not achieved, though the depiction of the general pattern is fair at two of the three locations. Connections between the synoptic flow and surface wind direction are examined via relationships to the storm track associated with the 250 hPa jet stream and sea level pressure patterns during each extreme ENSO phase. Discussion of reasons the NCEP reanalysis illustrates surface wind direction patterns different from those derived from observations is included.  
  Address Department of Meteorology  
  Corporate Author Thesis $loc['Master's thesis']  
  Publisher Florida State University Place of Publication Tallahassee, FL Editor  
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  Call Number COAPS @ mfield @ Serial 615  
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Author Bentamy, A.; Piollé, J.F.; Grouazel, A.; Danielson, R.; Gulev, S.; Paul, F.; Azelmat, H.; Mathieu, P.P.; von Schuckmann, K.; Sathyendranath, S.; Evers-King, H.; Esau, I.; Johannessen, J.A.; Clayson, C.A.; Pinker, R.T.; Grodsky, S.A.; Bourassa, M.; Smith, S.R.; Haines, K.; Valdivieso, M.; Merchant, C.J.; Chapron, B.; Anderson, A.; Hollmann, R.; Josey, S.A. url  doi
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  Title Review and assessment of latent and sensible heat flux accuracy over the global oceans Type $loc['typeJournal Article']
  Year 2017 Publication Remote Sensing of Environment Abbreviated Journal Remote Sensing of Environment  
  Volume 201 Issue Pages 196-218  
  Keywords Ocean Heat Flux; Latent heat flux; Sensible heat flux; Ocean heat content; Scatterometer; Surface wind; Specfic air humidity; OceanSites; Remotely sensed data  
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  ISSN 0034-4257 ISBN Medium  
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  Call Number COAPS @ mfield @ Serial 232  
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Author Hoffman, R.N.; Privé, N.; Bourassa, M. url  doi
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  Title Comments on “Reanalyses and Observations: What's the Difference?” Type $loc['typeJournal Article']
  Year 2017 Publication Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society Abbreviated Journal Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc.  
  Volume 98 Issue 11 Pages 2455-2459  
  Keywords GEOPHYSICAL DATA; marine surface winds; energy and water cycles  
  Abstract Are there important differences between reanalysis data and familiar observations and measurements? If so, what are they? This essay evaluates four possible answers that relate to: the role of inference, reliance on forecasts, the need to solve an ill-posed inverse problem, and understanding of errors and uncertainties. The last of these is argued to be most significant. The importance of characterizing uncertainties associated with results—whether those results are observations or measurements, analyses or reanalyses, or forecasts—is emphasized.  
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  Call Number COAPS @ rl18 @ Serial 990  
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Author Yu, L.; Jin, X. url  doi
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  Title Confidence and sensitivity study of the OAFlux multisensor synthesis of the global ocean surface vector wind from 1987 onward Type $loc['typeJournal Article']
  Year 2014 Publication Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans Abbreviated Journal J. Geophys. Res. Oceans  
  Volume 119 Issue 10 Pages 6842-6862  
  Keywords remote sensing of ocean surface winds; scatterometer; passive microwave radiometer; error analysis  
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  ISSN 2169-9275 ISBN Medium  
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  Call Number COAPS @ mfield @ Serial 172  
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