Dr. Benjamin J. Hatchett

Postdoctoral Fellow Meteorology
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Hydrometeorology and hydroclimatology of dryland and alpine regions spanning the past, present, and future.

Publications & Presentations

2017

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 2010 Part I: Synoptic-Meso-Beta Scale analyses of interactive planetary wave breaking, terrain, and coastal-induced circulations, Accepted
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

2016

Barth, C., Boyle, D. P., Hatchett, B. J., Bassett, S., Garner, C. B., Adams, K. D. (2016). Late Pleistocene Climate Inferences from a Water Balance Model of Jakes Valley, Nevada (USA), Journal of Paleolimnology, 568, (2), 109-122, doi: 10.1007/s10933-016-9897-z
Cavagnaro, D., Doughty, A., Hatchett, B. J., Kelly, M. (2016). Analysis of diurnal and seasonal snowfall patterns in the Rwenzori Mountains, tropical East Africa, using satellite data and models, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting: San Francisco, CA, December 12, 2016-December 16, 2016, Accepted
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., Hudson, A. M., Boyle, D. P., Garner, C. B., Bassett, S., Putnam, A. E., Rutz, J. J., He, F. (2016). Some applications of hydrometeorology to paleoclimate problems, Comer Abrupt Climate Change Conference: Madison, WI, October 3, 2016-October 5, 2016, 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., Koracin, D. R., Mejia, J. F., Boyle, D. P. (2016). Assimilating urban heat island effects into climate projections, J. Arid Environ., 128, 59-64, doi:10.1016/j.jaridenv.2016.01.007
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., 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
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., 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

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
Hatchett, B. J., Boyle, D. P., Putnam, A. E., Bassett, S. (2015). Placing the 2012-2015 California- Nevada drought into a paleoclimatic context: Insights from Walker Lake, California-Nevada, USA, Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1002/2015GL065841

2014

Hatchett, B. J. (2014). Striking White Gold in the Emerald Chute, The Avalanche Review, 32, (4), 28-29
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
Hatchett, B. J., Boyle, D. P., Garner, C. B., Kaplan, M. L., Bassett, S. (2014). Evidence for the sensitivity of a terminal lake to storm track position, American Geophysical Union 2014 Fall Meeting: San Francisco, CA, Abstract #PP23C-1406.

2013

Chakrabarty, R. K., Arnold, I. J., Francisco, D. M., Hatchett, B. J., Hosseinpour, F., Loria Salazar, S. M., Pokharel, A. K., Woody, B. M. (2013). Black and brown carbon fractal aggregates from combustion of two fuels widely used in Asian rituals, J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer, 122, 25-30

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
Hatchett, B. J., Koracin, D. R., Mejia, J. F. (2012). Untangling the extreme urban heat island of the arid, complex terrain city of Reno, NV, Presentation at the Third Annual Symposium on Environment and Health, 92nd Annual American Meteorological Society Meeting: New Orleans, LA, January 22, 2012
Koracin, D. R., Hatchett, B. J., Dorman, C. E., Cerovecki, I., Jiang, J., Vellore, R., Mejia, J. F., McCord, T. E. (2012). Air-sea Interaction over the Kuroshio Current during a Cold-air Outbreak, Boundary Layer Processes in the Climate System, AGU Fall Meeting: San Francisco, CA, December 3, 2012
Mejia, J. F., Hatchett, B. J., Niswonger, R. G., Huntington, J. L., Koracin, D. R. (2012). Linking global climate models to an integrated hydrologic model: Using an individual station downscaling approach, J. Contemporary Water Res. & Educ., 147, 17-27
Mejia, J. F., Huntington, J. L., Hatchett, B. J., Koracin, D. R., Niswonger, R. G. (2012). Linking Global Climate Models to an Integrated Hydrologic Model Using an Individual Station Downscaling Approach, Journal of Contemporary Water Research and Education

2011

Hatchett, B. J., Mejia, J. F., Huntington, J. L., Koracin, D. R. (2011). Evaluation of three climate downscaling techniques in forcing a coupled hydrological model in a snow-dominated watershed in the Lake Tahoe basin, 91st American Meteorological Society Meeting: Seattle

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

2006

Hatchett, B. J., Hogan, M. P., Grismer, M. E. (2006). Mechanical mastication thins Lake Tahoe forest with few adverse effects, California Agriculture, 60, (2), 77-82, doi: 10.3733/ca.v060n02p77

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