Dr. Mike Kaplan

Hourly - Research Professor
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weather, forecasting, jets, ageostrophy, duststorms, floods, convection, mesoscale, microscale, adjustment, stability, regional, modeling, dynamics, topography, snow, rain, thunderstorms, windstorms

Professional Interests

Over 40 years of experience in synoptic and dynamical meteorology and mesoscale numerical weather prediction with emphasis on problems in mesoscale meteorology including: severe convective storms, mesoscale convective complex systems, terrain-induced windstorms, lakeeffect snowstorms, sea-breeze convection, gravity waves, frontogenesis, and jet streak dynamics.

Research Areas

  • Mesoscale Modeling
  • Synoptic Meteorology
  • Dynamic Meteorology
  • Mesoscale Meteorology
  • Aviation Meteorology
  • Fire Meteorology

Education

DegreeYearInstitutionArea
Ph.D. 1972 State University of New York, Albany Atmospheric Sciences
M.S. 1968 Rutgers University Meteorology

B.S.

1967 Rutgers University Meteorology and Geography

Publications & Presentations

2018

Hatchett, B. J., Boyle, D. P., Garner, C. B., Kaplan, M. L., Bassett, S., Putnam, A. E. (2018). Sensitivity of a western Great Basin terminal lake to winter northeast Pacific storm track activity and moisture transport, Eds. Starratt, S. W., Rosen, M. R., In From Saline to Freshwater: The Diversity of Western Lakes in Space and Time, https://doi.org/10.1130/2018.2536(05)Geological Society of America
Hatchett, B. J., Smith, C. M., Nauslar, N. J., Kaplan, M. L. (2018). Brief Communication: Differences Between Sundowner and Santa Ana Wind Regimes in the Santa Ynez Mountains, California, Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 18, 419-427, doi: 10.5194/nhess-18-419-2018 European Geophysical Union
Nauslar, N. J., Hatchett, B. J., Brown, T. J., Kaplan, M. L., Mejia, J. F. (2018). Impact of the North American Monsoon on wildfire activity in the southwest United States, International Journal of Climatology, doi: 10.1002/joc.5899
Smith, C. M., Hatchett, B. J., Kaplan, M. L. (2018). Characteristics of Sundowner winds near Santa Barbara, CA from a dynamically downscaled climatology. Part I. Environment and effects near the surface, Journal of Meteorology and Climatology, 57, 589-606, doi: 10.1175/JAMC-D-17-0162.1
Smith, C. M., Hatchett, B. J., Kaplan, M. L. (2018). Characteristics of Diablo-like wind conditions in Northern California based on a climatology from surface observations, Fire, 1, 25, doi: 10.3390/fire1020025
Smith, C. M., Hatchett, B. J., Kaplan, M. L. (2018). Characteristics of Sundowner winds near Santa Barbara, CA, from a dynamically downscaled climatology: Environment and effects aloft and offshore, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 123, (23), 13,092-13,110, doi: 10.1029/2018JD029065

2017

Fearon, M. G., Kaplan, M. L., Mejia, J. F. (2017). Hurricane Sandy (2012). Part II: The dynamics within the local environment preceding rapid development, in revision mode for resubmission
Fearon, M. G., Kaplan, M. L., Mejia, J. F. (2017). Hurricane Sandy (2012). Part I: The tropical-extratropical environment preceding incipient development, in revision mode for resubmission
Harpold, A. A., Kaplan, M. L., Klos, P. Z., Link, T., McNamara, J. P., Rajagopal, S., Schumer, R., Steele, C. M. (2017). Rain or Snow: Hydrologic Processes, Observations, Prediction, and Research Needs, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21, (1), 1-22, doi: 10.5194/hess-21-1-2017
Hatchett, B. J., Boyle, D. P., Garner, C. B., Bassett, S., Kaplan, M. L., Putnam, A. E. (2017). The response of a Great Basin terminal lake to winter North Pacific atmospheric circulations, Geological Society of America Special Papers, Accepted
Hatchett, B. J., Burak, S., Rutz, J. J., Oakley, N. S., Bair, E. H., Kaplan, M. L. (2017). Avalanche Fatalities During Atmospheric River Events in the Western United States, J. Hydrometeorology, 18, (5), 1359–1374, doi: 10.1175/JHM-D-16-0219.1
Kaplan, M. L., Tilley, J. S., Hatchett, B. J., Smith, C. M., Walston, J., Shourd, K. N., Lewis, J. M. (2017). The Record Los Angeles Heat Event of September 2010: 1. Synoptic-Scale-Meso-?-Scale Analyses of Interactive Planetary Wave Breaking, Terrain- and Coastal-Induced Circulations, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 122, 10,729-10,750, doi: 10.1002/2017JD027162
Kischa, P., Starobinets, B., Albert, P., Kaplan, M. L. (2017). Foehn-induced effects on dust pollution, frontal clouds and solar radiation in the Dead Sea valley, Geophysical Research Abstracts, 19, (EGU2017-2450)
Kishcha, P., Starobinets, B., Savir, A., Alpert, P., Kaplan, M. L. (2017). Foehn-Induced Effects on Dust Pollution, Frontal Clouds and Solar Radiation in the Dead Sea Valley, Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, 1-15, doi: 10.1007/s00703-017-0521-1
McDonough, F., Mejia, J. F., Shourd, K. N., Carroll, R. W., Lutz, A. D., Dean, J., Juchtzer, J. W., Huggins, A. W., Kaplan, M. L., DeLuna, R., Trembath, C. (2017). Weather Modification Feasibility Study – Laramie Range Siting and Design, Level III Study, April 30, 2017, Project report prepared for the Wyoming Water Development Office, Cheyenne, WY.
Nauslar, N. J., Brown, T. J., Kaplan, M. L., Mejia, J. F., Hatchett, B. J. (2017). Examining the North American Monsoon's impact on wildfire activity in the southwest United States, International Journal of Climatology, Accepted
Oakley, N. S., Lancaster, J. T., Kaplan, M. L., Ralph, F. M. (2017). Synoptic conditions associated with cool season post-fire debris flows in the Transverse Ranges of southern California, Natural Hazards, 88, (1), 327-354, doi: 10.1007/s11069-017-2867-6
Pokharel, A. K., Kaplan, M. L. (2017). Dust Climatology of the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center (DFRC) in Lancaster, California, USA, Climate, 5, (1), 18 p., doi: 10.3390/cli5010015 Article No. 15.
Pokharel, A. K., Kaplan, M. L., Fiedler, S. (2017). Subtropical Dust Storms and Downslope Wind Events, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 122, 15 pp., doi: 10.1002/2017JD026942
Pokharel, A. K., Kaplan, M. L., Fiedler, S. (2017). The role of jet adjustment processes in subtropical dust storms, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 122, 18 pp., doi: 10.1002/2017JD026672
Rayne, S., Gertler, A. W., Zielinska, B. K., Bytnerowicz, A., Burley, J., Kaplan, M. L. (2017). Impact of regional meteorology on ozone levels in the Lake Tahoe Basin, Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, 129, (3), 297-308, doi: 10.1007/s00703-016-0471-z
Smith, C. M., Hatchett, B. J., Kaplan, M. L. (2017). Influence of the California Coastal Jet on Analysis of Sundowners from a dynamically downscaled climatology, Meteorology and Climate -- Modeling for Air Quality (MAC-MAQ), UC Davis: Davis, CA, September 13, 2017-September 16, 2017
Smith, C. M., Hatchett, B. J., Kaplan, M. L. (2017). Dynamics of Sundowner winds of Santa Barbara, CA from a downscaled climatology, Desert Research Institute Division of Atmospheric Sciences Meeting: Reno, NV, May 17, 2017
Taylor, S. M., Lin, Y. L., Kaplan, M. L. (2017). Multi-scale dynamics resulting in the February 11-12, 2010 deep south U.S. snowstorm event, Advances in Meteor., 26 p., doi: 10.1155/2017/6301026 Article No. 6301026
Tilley, J. S., Kaplan, M. L. (2017). Multi-scale simulations of the dynamics associated with the 27 September 2010 Los Angeles/Southern California extreme heat event, 18th Annual WRF Users' Workshop: Boulder, CO, June 12, 2017-June 16, 2017
Tilley, J. S., Kaplan, M. L., Smith, C. M., Hatchett, B. J. (2017). Southern California "Sundowner" events, 2017: Simulation studies and conceptual models, 18th Annual WRF Users' Workshop: Boulder, CO, June 12, 2017-June 16, 2017
Tilley, J. S., Kaplan, M. L., Smith, C. M., Hatchett, B. J. (2017). Southern California 'Sundowner' events: simulation studies and conceptual models, 97th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting: Seattle, WA, January 25, 2017

2016

Hatchett, B. J., Boyle, D. P., Garner, C. B., Kaplan, M. L., Putnam, A. E., Bassett, S. (2016). Magnitude and frequency of wet years under a megadrought climate in the western Great Basin, USA, Quaternary Sci. Rev., 152, 197-202, doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2016.09.017
Hatchett, B. J., Burak, S., Rutz, J. J., Oakley, N. S., Kaplan, M. L. (2016). The Contributions of Atmospheric Rivers to Avalanche Fatalities in the Western United States, International Conference on Atmospheric Rivers: San Diego, CA, August 8, 2016-August 11, 2016, Accepted
Hatchett, B. J., Burak, S., Kaplan, M. L. (2016). Some characteristics of upside-down storms in the northern Sierra Nevada, California-Nevada, USA, Proceedings of the 2016 International Snow Science Workshop, 1-8, Accepted
Hatchett, B. J., Kaplan, M. L., Garner, C. B., Rutz, J. J. (2016). Synoptic and mesoscale controls on Sierra Nevada rain shadow intensity, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting: San Francisco, CA, December 12, 2016-December 16, 2016, Accepted
Hatchett, B. J., Smith, C. M., Kaplan, M. L., Tilley, J. S. (2016). Revisiting the Sundowner Winds of Santa Barbara, California through observations, reanalysis, and high resolution modeling, Invited talk. Fire Weather and Sundowner Winds in Santa Barbara: Observing, Modeling and Forecasting Workshop: Ucen Lobero Room, UC Santa Barbara, CA, October 21, 2016
Kaplan, M. L. (2016). Chapter 15. Multi-scale Observational and Numerical Modeling Studies of the Turbulence Environment, In Aviation Turbulence: Processes, Detection, Prediction, Part IV, pp. 299-316, Springer International Publishing: Edited by R. Sharman and T. Lane
Kaplan, M. L., Hatchett, B. J., Nauslar, N. J., Oakley, N. S., Tilley, J. S., Smith, C. M. (2016). The massive space and time scale of atmospheric processes that create localized extreme heat bursts, dry lightning, fire weather, and debris flow in the Western US, Restoring the West Conference: Climate, Disturbance, and Restoration in the Intermountain West: Utah State University, Logan, UT, October 19, 2016
Kaplan, M. L., Tilley, J. S., Smith, C. M., Hatchett, B. J. (2016). The Multi-scale Dynamics of an Extreme "Heat Burst" Event in the Los Angeles Basin, American Meteorological Society Mountain Meteorology Conference: Burlington, VT, June 27, 2016-July 1, 2016
Kaplan, M. L., Tilley, J. S., Smith, C. M., Hatchett, B. J. (2016). Observational analysis of the multi-day and multi-scale forcing organizing the 2010/09/27 Los Angeles Basin heat burst event, 17th Conference on Mountain Meteorology: Applications of Mountain Meteorology: Burlington, VT, June 20, 2016
Kischa, P., Starobinets, B., Savir, A., Albert, P., Kaplan, M. L. (2016). Foehn-Induced Effects on Dust Pollution, Frontal Clouds, and Solar Radiation in the Dead Sea Valley, Meteorol. Atmos. Phys, MAAP-S-16-00073, Accepted
Oakley, N. S., Lancaster, J. T., Kaplan, M. L., Ralph, F. M. (2016). Atmospheric Conditions Associated with Post-Fire Debris Flows in the Transverse Ranges of Southern California, International Atmospheric Rivers Conference: La Jolla, CA, August 10, 2016
Oakley, N. S., Lancaster, J. T., Kaplan, M. L., Ralph, F. M. (2016). Atmospheric Conditions Associated with Post-Fire Debris Flows in the Transverse Ranges of Southern California, Nevada NASA Space Grant Annual Meeting: Reno, NV, April 29, 2016
Oakley, N. S., Lancaster, J. M., Kaplan, M. L., Ralph, M., Demirdjian, R. (2016). Atmospheric Rivers as a Trigger for Post-fire Debris Flows in the Transverse Ranges of Southern California, International Conference on Atmospheric Rivers: San Diego, CA, August 8, 2016-August 11, 2016, Accepted
Pokharel, A. K., Kaplan, M. L., Fiedler, S. (2016). Atmospheric Dynamics of the Harmattan Surge on March 2, 2004, ProScience, 3, 84-93, doi: 10.14644/dust.2016.014 Proceedings, 2nd International Conference on Atmospheric Dust: Taranto, Italy
Smith, C. M., Kaplan, M. L., Tilley, J. S., Hatchett, B. J. (2016). A numerical study of the 06/2016 Sherpa fire and the relative role of internal gravity wave and shallow water dynamics during Sundowner events, Invited talk. Fire Weather and Sundowner Winds in Santa Barbara: Observing, Modeling and Forecasting Workshop: Ucen Lobero Room, UC Santa Barbara, CA, October 21, 2016
Smith, C. M., Tilley, J. S., Kaplan, M. L., Hatchett, B. J. (2016). A Climatology of Extreme Heating "Sundowner" Events near Santa Barbara (CA) Based on Surface Observations, American Meteorological Society Mountain Meteorology Conference: Burlington, VT, June 27, 2016-July 1, 2016
Tilley, J. S., Kaplan, M. L., Smith, C. M. (2016). On the Search for Dynamical Commonalities Among Southern California "Sundowner" Events: Simulation Studies of Several Events, American Meteorological Society Mountain Meteorology Conference: Burlington, VT, June 27, 2016-July 1, 2016
Tilley, J. S., Kaplan, M. L., Smith, C. M. (2016). On the Search for Dynamical Commonalities Among Southern California "Sundowner" Events: Simulation Studies of Several Events, Invited talk. Fire Weather and Sundowner Winds in Santa Barbara: Observing, Modeling and Forecasting Workshop: Ucen Lobero Room, UC Santa Barbara, CA, October 21, 2015
Tilley, J. S., Kaplan, M. L., Smith, C. M., Hatchett, B. J. (2016). Multi-scale Simulations of the 2010 Los Angeles/Southern California Heat Burst Event, American Meteorological Society Mountain Meteorology Conference: Burlington, VT, June 27, 2016-July 1, 2016
Vellore, R. K., Kaplan, M. L., Krishnan, R., Lewis, J. M., Sabade, S., Deshpande, N., Singh, B. B., Madhura, R. K., Rama Rao, M. (2016). Monsoon-extratropical circulation interactions in Himalayan extreme rainfall, Clim. Dyn., 46, 3517-3546, doi: 10.1007/s00382-015-2784-x

2015

Backes, T. M., Kaplan, M. L., Schumer, R., Mejia, J. F. (2015). A Climatology of the Vertical Structure of Water Vapor Transport to the Sierra Nevada in Cool Season Atmospheric River Precipitation Events, J. Hydrometeor., 16, (3), 1029-1047, doi: 10.1175/JHM-D-14-0077.1
Fiedler, S., Kaplan, M. L., Knippertz, P. (2015). What is the impact of Harmattan surges on desert dust emission in North Africa, European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2015: Vienna, Austra, April 12, 2015
Fiedler, S., Kaplan, M. L., Knippertz, P. (2015). The importance of Harmattan surges for the emission of North African dust aerosol, Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, 9495-9504, doi:10.1002/2015GL065925
Fiedler, S., Knippertz, P., Schepanski, K., Kaplan, M. L., Heinold, B., Tegan, I. (2015). How important are large-scale storms for desert-dust emission in North Africa, submitted abstract, European Aerosol Conference: Milan, Italy, September 6, 2015
Hatchett, B. J., Bassett, S., Garner, C. B., Kaplan, M. L., Putnam, A. (2015). A medieval perspective of historical California and Nevada droughts, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting: San Francisco, CA, December 14, 2015
Kaplan, M. L., Fearon, M. G. (2015). Superstorm Sandy: An Example of Future Hybrid Tropical/Extratropical Storm Systems, 28 pp., Institute Project Assignment Final Report
King, K. C., Kaplan, M. L., Tilley, J. S., Smith, C. M. (2015). Analysis of the Los Angeles 2010 extreme heating event, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting: San Francisco, CA, December 14, 2015
Oakley, N. S., Lancaster, J. T., Kaplan, M. L., Ralph, F. M. (2015). Atmospheric Conditions Associated with Post-Fire Debris Flows in the Transverse Ranges of Southern California, 48th Annual Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union: San Francisco, CA, December 14, 2015-December 18, 2015
Oakley, N. S., Ralph, J. M., Kaplan, M. L. (2015). Characterizing synoptic conditions that produce extreme precipitation in the Transverse Ranges of southern California, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting: San Francisco, CA, December 14, 2015
Taylor, S. M., Kaplan, M. L., Lin, Y. (2015). Multi-scale dynamics resulting in the February 11-12, 2010 south central U.S. snowstorm, AMS 16th Conference of Mesoscale Process: Boston, MA, August 2, 2015

2014

Fearon, M. G., Kaplan, M. L. (2014). Diagnosing the tropical-extratropical pre-superstorm environment over the Northern Hemisphere, 94th AMS Annual Meeting: Atlanta, GA, February 2, 2014
Hatchett, B. J., Boyle, D. P., Garner, C. B., Bassett, S., Kaplan, M. L. (2014). Evidence for sensitivity of a terminal lake to storm track position, Comer Conference on Abrupt Climate Change (Paleoclimatic Focus): Madison, WI, October 20, 2014
Kaplan, M. L., Vellore, R., Lewis, J. M., Underwood, J., Pauley, P., Martin, J., Rabin, R., Krishnan, R. (2014). Dust storm organization in high Rossby number flows, Dust 2014 International Conference on Dust: Castellaneta, Italy, June 1, 2014
Kaplan, M. L., Vellore, R., Lewis, J. M., Underwood, J., Pauley, P., Martin, J., Rabin, R., Krishnan, R. (2014). Dust storm organization in large Rossby number flows, ProScience, 1, 26-31, doi: 10.14644/dust.2014.005
King, K. C., Kaplan, M. L., Smith, C. M. (2014). Differentiating sundowner from Santa Ana wind events, Presentation at the 12th Symposium on the Coastal Environment, 94th AMS Annual Meeting: Atlanta, GA, February 2, 2014

2013

Backes, T. M., Schumer, R., Kaplan, M. L., Redmond, K. T., Mejia, J. F. (2013). Combined effect of mid-level jets and atmospheric rivers on winter precipitation in the eastern Sierra Nevada, Vol. 1, p. 1281, Proceedings, In AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts: San Francisco, CA, December 9, 2013
Hansen, C., Kaplan, M. L., Mensing, S. A., Underwood, S. J., Lewis, J. M., King, K. C., Haugland, J. E. (2013). They just don't make storms like this one anymore: Analyzing the anomalous record snowfall event of 1959, J. Operational Meteor., 1, (5), 52-65
Kaplan, M. L., Vellore, R. K., Lewis, J. M., Underwood, S., Pauley, P. M., Martin, J. E., Krishnan, R. (2013). Re-examination of the I-5 dust storm., J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118, 627-642
Kaplan, M. L., Vellore, R. M., Lewis, J. M., Pauley, P. M., Martin, J. E., Underwood, S., Krishnan, R., Rabin, R. (2013). Subtropical-polar jet interactions in Southern Plains dust storms, J. Geophys. Res.-Atmos., 118, 1-22, doi: 10.1002/2013JD020345,2013
Nauslar, N. J., Kaplan, M. L., Wallmann, J., Brown, T. J. (2013). A forecast procedure for dry thunderstorms, J. Operational Meteor., 1, (17), 200-214

2012

Hansen, C., Hallar, A. G., Nauslar, N. J., Kaplan, M. L. (2012). Graduate Field Courses at Storm Peak Laboratory, Presentation, 15th Conference on Mountain Meteorology, August 20, 2012
Hatchett, B. J., Dorman, C. E., Jiang, J., Kaplan, M. L., Koracin, D. R., Mejia, J. F., McCord, T. E., Vellore, R. (2012). Midtropospheric Response to a Siberian Cold Air Outbreak over the Kuroshio Current in the Pacific Basin, Dynamics and Predictability of Midlatitude Storms in a Changing Climate, Presentation at AGU Fall Meeting: San Francisco, CA, December 3, 2012
Kaplan, M. L., Vellore, R. K., Marzette, P. J., Lewis, J. M. (2012). Upstream midtropospheric. circulations enabling leeside (spillover) precipitation over the Sierra Nevada ? Leeside adjustments to upslope diabatic heating, J. Hydrometeorology, 13, 1372-1394
Kaplan, M. L., Vellore, R. K., Marzette, P. J., Lewis, J. M. (2012). The Role of Windward-Side Diabatic Heating in Sierra Nevada Spillover Precipitation, J. Hydrometeorology, 13, (4), 1172-1194

2011

Kaplan, M. L., Vellore, R. K., Lewis, J. M., Young, M. (2011). The role of unbalanced mesoscale circulations in dust storms, J Geophys Res, doi:10.1029/2011JD016218
Lewis, J. M., Kaplan, M. L., Vellore, R., Rabin, R. M., Hallett, J., Cohn, S. A. (2011). Dust storm over the Black Rock Desert: Larger-scale dynamical signatures, J Geophys Res, 116, doi:10.1029/2010JD014784.2011
Uher, E., Kaplan, M. L., Joros, A. N., Decker, D. L. (2011). Air pollution dispersion forecasting: A climatological study of Cape Canaveral tropospheric wind patterns., American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting: Seattle, WA

2010

Hatchett, B. J., Kaplan, M. L., Koracin, D. R., Mejia, J. F. (2010). Playing CSI: A case study of the November 12, 2009 Bozeman, Montana Snow Event, Proceedings of the 2010 International Snow Science Workshop

2009

Huang, C. Y., Lin, Y., Kaplan, M. L., Charney, J. J. (2009). Synoptic-Scale and Mesoscale Environments Conducive to Forest Fires during the October 2003 Extreme Fire Event in Southern California, J Appl Meteor Clim, 48, (3), 553-579, doi: 10.1175/2008JAMC1818.1
Kaplan, M. L., Adaniya, C. S., Marzette, P. J., King, K. C., Underwood, S. J., Lewis, J. M. (2009). The role of upstream midtropospheric circulations in Sierra Nevada leeside (spillover) precipitation - Part II - A secondary atmospheric river accompanying a mid-level jet, J Hydrometeor, 10, 1327-1354
O'Hara, B. F., Kaplan, M. L., Underwood, S. J. (2009). Synoptic climatological analyses of extreme snowfall in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Wea Forecasting, 24, 1610-1624
Underwood, S. J., Kaplan, M. L., King, K. C. (2009). The role of upstream midtropospheric circulations in Sierra Nevada leeside (spillover) precipitation - Part I - A synoptic climatological analysis of flood precursor conditions, J Hydrometeor, 10, 1309-1326

2008

Kaplan, M. L., Huang, C. Y., Lin, Y., Charney, J. J. (2008). The Development of Extremely Dry Surface Air Due to Vertical Exchanges under the Exit Region of a Jet Streak, Meteor. Atmos. Phys., 102, (1-2), 63-85, doi: 10.1007/s00703-008-0004-5

2007

Boybeyi, Z., Novaksovshaia, E., MacCracken, R., Bacon, D. P., Kaplan, M. L. (2007). Targeted GOES satellite observations to improve hurricane track forecast: A case study of Hurricane Floyd, Pure and Appl. Geophys, 164, 1-18

2006

Kaplan, M. L., Charney, J. J., Waight, K. T., Lux, K. M., Cetola, J. D., Huffman, A. W., Riordan, A. J., Slusser, S. D., Kiefer, M. T., Suffern, P. S., Lin, Y. (2006). Characterizing the severe turbulence environments commercial aviation accidents. A real-time turbulence model (RTTM) designed for the operational prediction of hazardous aviation turbulence environments, Meteorol Atmos Phys, 94, 235-270

2005

Businger, S., Graziano, T. M., Kaplan, M. L., Rozumalski, R. A. (2005). Cold-air cyclogenesis along the Gulf Stream front: Investigation of diabatic impacts on cyclone development,frontal structure and track, Meteor Atmos Phys, 88, 65-90
Kaplan, M. L., Huffman, A. W., Lux, K. M., Cetola, J. D., Charney, J. J., Riordan, A. J., Lin, Y., Waight, K.T. III (2005). Characterizing the severe turbulence environments associated with commercial aviation accidents. Part 2: Hydrostatic mesoscale numerical simulations of supergradient wind flow and streamwise ageostrophic frontogenesis, Meteor Atmos Phys, 88, 153-173
Kaplan, M. L., Huffman, A. W., Lux, K. M., Charney, J. J., Riordan, A. J., Lin, Y. (2005). Characterizing the severe turbulence environments associated with commercial aviation accidents. Part 1: A 44-case study synoptic observational analyses, Meteor Atmos Phys, 88, 129-152

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