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NOAA/NESDIS/StAR/CoRP/RAMMB Comprehensive Publications List

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REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

Knaff, J. A., C. Sampson, and G. Chirokova, 2017: A global statistical-dynamical tropical cyclone wind radii forecast scheme. Wea. Forecasting, 32(2), 629-644, doi: 10.1175/WAF-D-16-0168.1.

Lai, C., J. Yue, J. Xu, W. Straka III, S. D. Miller, X. Liu, 2017: Suomi NPP VIIRS/DNB imagery of nightglow gravity waves from various sources over China. Advances in Space Research, 59(8), 1951-1961, doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2017.01.041 Manuscript Number: ASR-D-16-00683R1; Section: EM -Earth Magnetosphere/Upper Atmosphere.

Noh, Y.- J., J. M. Forsythe, S. D. Miller, C. J. Seaman, Y. Li, A. K. Heidinger, D. T. Lindsey, M. A. Rogers, and P. T. Partain, 2017: Cloud base height estimation from VIIRS. Part II: A statistical algorithm based on A-Train satellite data. J. Atmos. Ocean. Tech., 34(3), 585-598, doi: 10.1175/JTECH-D-16-0110.1.

Seaman, C. J., Y.- J. Noh, S. D. Miller, A. K. Heidinger, and D. T. Lindsey, 2017: Cloud base height estimation from VIIRS. Part I: Operational algorithm validation against CloudSat. J. Atmos. Ocean. Tech., 34(3), 567-583, doi: 10.1175/JTECH-D-16-0109.1.

Bikos, D. E., J. Finch, J.L. Case, 2016: The environment associated with significant tornadoes in Bangladesh. Atmos. Res., 167, 183-195.

Boukabara, S. A., T. Zhu, H. L. Tolman, S. Lord, S. Goodman, R. Atlas, M. Goldberg, T. Auligne, B. Pierce, L. Cucurull, M. Zupanski, M. Zhang, I. Moradi, J. Otkin, D. Santek, B. Hoover, Z. Pu, X. Zhan, C. Hain, E. Kalnay, D. Hotta, S. Nolin, E. Bayler, A. Mehra, S. P. F. Casey, D. T. Lindsey, L. D. Grasso, V. Krisna Kumar, A. Powell, J. Xu, T. Greenwald, J. Zajic, J. Li, J. Li, B. Li, J. Liu, L. Fang, P. Wang, and T. Chen, 2016: S4: An O2R/R2O Infrastructure for Optimizing Satellite Data Utilization in NOAA Numerical Modeling Systems: A Step Toward Bridging the Gap between Research and Operations. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 97, 2359-2378, doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-14-00188.1.

Fast, L. C., J. F. Weaver, S. D. Miller, T. E. Ferrin, Jr., 2016: Training Effects on Emergency Management Activation Response. J. Org. Psyche. 16(1), 2016, 71-77. (ISSN 2158-3609)

Gladkova, I., A. Ignatov, F. Shahriar, Y. Kihai, D. W. Hillger, and B. Petrenko, 2016: Improved VIIRS and MODIS SST Imagery. Remote Sensing, 8(1), doi:10.3390/rs8010079

Goni, G. J, J. A. Knaff, and I - I. Lin, 2016: [The Tropics] Tropical Cyclone Heat Content [in NOAA "State of the Climate in 2015"]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 97(8), S120-S123.

Hillger, D. W., T. Kopp, C. J. Seaman, S. D. Miller, D. T. Lindsey, E. Stevens, J. Solbrig, W. Straka III, M. Kreller, A. Kuciauskas, and A. Terborg, 2016: User Validation of VIIRS Satellite Imagery. Remote Sensing, 8(11), doi:10.3390/rs8010011

Knaff, J. A., C. J. Slocum, K. D. Musgrave, C. R. Sampson, and B. R. Strahl, 2016: Using routinely available information to estimate tropical cyclone wind structure. Mon. Wea. Rev., 144(4), 1233-1247. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-15-0267.1 PDF

Line, W. E., T. J. Schmit, D. T. Lindsey, and S. J. Goodman, 2016: Use of Geostationary Super Rapid Scan Satellite Imagery by the Storm Prediction Center. Wea. Forecasting, 31(2), 483-494. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/WAF-D-15-0135.1

Miller, S. D., T. L. Schmit, C. J. Seaman, M. M. Gunshor, D. T. Lindsey, D. W. Hillger, Y. Sumida and R. A. Kohrs, 2016: A Sight for Sore Eyes: The Return of True Color Imagery to Geostationary Satellites, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 97(10), 1803-1816, doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-15-00154.1

Miller, S. D., F. Wang, A. C. Bryant, M. Skiles, and T. H. Painter, 2016: Satellite-Based Estimation of Temporally Resolved Dust Radiative Forcing in Snow Cover. J. Hydromet. 17(7). (DOI: 10.1175/JHM-D-15-0150.1)

Mills, S. and S. D. Miller, 2016: VIIRS Day/Night Band—Correcting striping and nonuniformity over a very large dynamic range. J. Imaging, 2(1), 9; doi:10.3390/jimaging2010009, http://www.mdpi.com/2313-433X/2/1/9

Minnis, P., G. Hong, S. Sun-Mack, Y. Chen, W. L. Smith, Jr., and S. D. Miller, 2016: Estimating Nocturnal Opaque Ice Cloud Optical Depth from MODIS Multispectral Infrared Radiances Using a Neural Network Method. J. Geophys. Res. Atmospheres, 121(9), 4907-4932, doi:10.1002/2015JD024456

Rivoire, L., T. Birner, and J. A. Knaff, 2016: Evolution of the upper-level thermal structure in tropical cyclones, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43(10), 530–10,537, doi:10.1002/2016GL070622 PDF

Sampson, C., J. Hansen, P. Wittmann, J. A. Knaff, and A. B. Schumacher, 2016: Wave probabilities consistent with official tropical cyclone forecasts. Wea. Forecasting, 31, 2035–2045, doi: 10.1175/WAF-D-15-0093.1. PDF

Wu, T.-C., M. Zupanski, L. D. Grasso, P. J. Brown, C. D. Kummerow, J. A. Knaff, 2016: The GSI capability to assimilate TRMM and GPM hydrometeor retrievals in HWRF. Q.J.R. Meteorol. Soc., 142, 2768–2787. doi:10.1002/qj.2867 PDF

Azeem, S. I., J. Yue, L. Hoffmann, S. D. Miller, W. C. Straka, III, G. Crowley, and A. Reynolds, 2015: Multi-sensor profiling of a concentric gravity wave event propagating from the troposphere to the ionosphere. Geophys. Res. Lett., 42(19), 7874-7880.

Folmer, M, M. DeMaria, R. Ferraro, J. Beven, M. Brennan, J. Daniels, R. Kuligowski, H. Meng, S. Rudlosky, L. Zhao, J. A. Knaff, S. Kusselson, S. D. Miller, T. Schmit, C. Velden, and B. Zavodsky, 2015: Satellite tools to monitor and predict Hurricane Sandy (2012): Current and emerging products. Atmospheric Research, 166, 165-181.

Forsythe, J. M. and J. M. Haynes, 2015: CloudSat Observes a Labrador Sea Polar Low. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 96(8), 1229–1231. doi.10.1175/BAMS-D-14-00058.1

Gochis, D., R. Schumacher, K. Friedrich, N. Doesken, M. Kelsch, J. Sun, K. Ikeda, D. T. Lindsey, A. Wood, B. Dolan, S. Matrosov, A. Newman, K. Mahoney, S. Rutledge, R. Johnson, P. Kucera, P. Kennedy, D. Sempere-Torres, M. Steiner, R. Roberts, J. Wilson, W. Yu, V. Chandrasekar, R. Rasmussen, A. Anderson, B. Brown, 2015: The great Colorado flood of September 2013. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 96(9), 1461-1487.

Goni, G.J., J. A. Knaff, I-I. Lin, 2015: [The Tropics] Tropical Cyclone Heat Content [in "State of the Climate in 2014"]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 96(7), S121-S122.

Grasso, L. D., D. T. Lindsey, C. J. Seaman, B.Stocks, and R. M. Rabin, 2015: Satellite Observations of Plume-Like Streaks in a Cloud Field in Canada. Pure Appl. Geo. Doi:10.1007/s00024-015-1076-z

Hillger, D. W., T. Kopp, C. J. Seaman, S. D. Miller, D. T. Lindsey, E. Stevens, J. Solbrig, W. Straka III, M. Kreller, A. Kuciauskas, and A. Terborg, 2015: User Validation of VIIRS Satellite Imagery. Remote Sensing, 8(1), doi: 10.3390/rs8010011

Kaplan, J.,  C. M. Rozoff, M. DeMaria, C. R. Sampson, J. P. Kossin, C. S. Velden, J. J. Cione, J. P. Dunion, J. A. Knaff, J. A. Zhang, J. F. Dostalek, J. D. Hawkins, T. F. Lee, and J. E. Solbrig, 2015: Evaluating environmental impacts on tropical cyclone rapid intensification predictability utilizing statistical models. Wea. Forecasting30, 1374-1396.  doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/WAF-D-15-0032.1 PDF

Kliewer, A. J., S. J. Fletcher, A. S. Jones and J. M. Forsythe, 2015:  Identifying Non-Normal and Lognormal Characteristics of Temperature, Mixing Ratio, Surface Pressure, and Wind for Data Assimilation Systems. Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics Discussion, 2, 1363-1405, 2015, www.nonlin-processes-geophys-discuss.net/2/1363/2015/, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.5194/npgd-2-1363-2015.

Knaff, J. A., S. P. Longmore, R. T. DeMaria, and D. A. Molenar, 2015: Improved Tropical-Cyclone Flight-Level Wind Estimates Using Routine Infrared Satellite Reconnaissance. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 54(2), 463-478. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JAMC-D-14-0112.1 PDF

Knaff, J. A.,  S. P. Longmore, and D. A. Molenar, 2015: CORRIGENDUM. J. Climate28(21), 8648–8651.  doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0610.1 PDF

Knaff, J. A. and C. R. Sampson, 2015: After a decade are atlantic tropical cyclone gale force wind radii forecasts now skillful?. Wea. Forecasting, 30(3), 702-709. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/WAF-D-14-00149.1 PDF

Longmore, S .P., S. D. Miller, D. E. Bikos, D. T. Lindsey, E. J. Szoke, D. A. Molenar, D. W. Hillger, R. L. Brummer, J. A. Knaff, 2015: An Automated Mobile Phone Photo Relay and Display Concept Applicable to Operational Severe Weather Monitoring. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology. 32(7), 1356-1363. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JTECH-D-14-00230.1.

Manion, A., C. Evans, T. L. Olander, C. S. Velden, and L. D. Grasso, 2015: An evaluation of advanced Dvorak technique-derived tropical cyclone intensity estimates during extratropical transition using synthetic satellite imagery. Wea. Forecasting, 30(4), 984-1009.

McHardy T., J. Zhang, J. S. Reid, S. D. Miller, and E. J. Hyer, 2015: An Improved Method for Retrieving Nighttime Aerosol Optical Depth from the VIIRS Day/Night Band, Atmos. Meas. Techniques, 8(11), 4773-4783, doi:10.5194/amt-8-4773-2015.

Miller, S. D., 2015: Night Watch. A satellite sensor that can see in the dark is revealing new information for meteorologists, firefighters, search teams and researchers worldwide. Scientific American, 312(5), 78-81.

Miller, S. D., W. C. Straka III, J. Yue, S. M. Smith, M. J.Alexander, L. Hoffmann, M. Setvak, and P. T. Partain, 2015: Upper atmospheric gravity wave details revealed in nightglow satellite imagery. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., 112(49), E6728–E6735; doi: 10.1073/pnas.1508084112

Sampson C. R, and J. A. Knaff, 2015: A consensus forecast for tropical cyclone gale wind radii. Wea. Forecasting30, 1397-1403.  doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/WAF-D-15-0009.1 PDF

Schmit, T., S. Goodman, M. Gunshor, J. Sieglaff, A. Heidinger, S. Bachmeier, A. Terborg, J. Feltz, K. Ba, S. Rudlosky, D. T. Lindsey, R. Rabin, and C. Schmidt, 2015: Rapid refresh imagery of significant events: preparing users for the next generation of geostationary operational satellites. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 96(4), 561-576. /doi/full/10.1175/BAMS-D-13-00210.1 PDF

Seaman, C. J. and S. D. Miller, 2015: A dynamic scaling algorithm for the optimized digital display of VIIRS Day/Night Band imagery. Int. J. Rem. Sens., 36(7), 1839-1854, doi: 10.1080/01431161.2015.1029100.

Straka, W. C., III, C. J. Seaman, K. Baugh, K. Cole, E. Stevens and S. D. Miller, 2015: Utilization of the Suomi National Polar-Orbiting Partnership (NPP) Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) Day/Night Band for Arctic Ship Tracking and Fisheries Management. Rem. Sens., 7, 971-989, doi: 10.3390/rs70100971

Tourville, N., G. Stephens, M. DeMaria, D. Vane, 2015: Remote Sensing of Tropical Cyclones: Observation from Cloudsat and A-TRAIN Profilers. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 96(4), 609-622.

Wu, L., W. Tian, Q. Liu, J. Cao, and J. A. Knaff, 2015: Implications of the Observed Relationship between Tropical Cyclone Size and Intensity over the Western North Pacific. Journal of Climate. 28, 9501-9506. PDF

Xu, J., L. Qinzeng, J. Yue, L. Hoffmann, W. C. Straka, C. Wang, M. Liu, W. Yuan, H. Sai, S. D. Miller, L. Sun, X. Liu, and L. Weijun, 2015: Concentric gravity waves over northern China observed by an airglow imager network and satellites. J. Geophys. Res., 120(21), 11058-11078.

Ali, M., N. Sharma, J. A. Knaff, 2014: A Soft-computing Cyclone Intensity Prediction Scheme for the Western North Pacific Ocean. Atmos.Sc.Ltrs., 14:(3), 182-192.

Apodaca, K.,  M. Zupanski, M. DeMaria, J. A Knaff, and L. D Grasso, 2014: Development of a hybrid variational-ensemble data assimilation technique for observed lightning tested in a mesoscale model. Nonlin. Processes Geophys., 21(5), 1027-1041, doi:10.5194/npg-21-1027-2014. PDF

Balaguru K., S. Taraphdar, L. R. Leung, G. R. Foltz, and J. A. Knaff, 2014:  Cyclone-cyclone interactions through the ocean pathway.  Geophy. Res. Let., 41(19), 6855–6862. DOI: 10.1002/2014GL061489 PDF

Cintineo, J. L., M. J. Pavolonis, J. M. Sieglaff, and D. T. Lindsey, 2014: An empirical model for assessing the severe weather potential of developing convection. Wea. Forecasting, 29(3), 639-653.

DeMaria M, J. A. Knaff, R.M. Zehr, 2014: Assessing hurricane intensity using satellites. Satellite-based applications to climate change. J.J. Qu, A. Powell, and M.V.K. Sivakumar, Eds, Springer, New York, 151-163. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-5872-8_10

DeMaria, M., C. R. Sampson, J. A. Knaff and K. D. Musgrave, 2014: Is tropical cyclone intensity guidance improving?  Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 95(3), 387-398.  doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00240.1 PDF 

Goni, G. J, J. A. Knaff, and I - I. Lin, 2014: [The Tropics] Tropical Cyclone Heat Content [in "State of the Climate in 2013"]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 95(7), S99-S100.

Grasso, L. D., D. T. Lindsey, K. Lim, A. Clark, and D.E. Bikos and S. Dembek, 2014: Evaluation of and Suggested Improvements to the WSM6 Microphysics in WRF-ARW Using Synthetic and Observed GOES-13 Imagery, Monthly Weather Review, 142(10), 3635-3650. 

Hillger, D. W., C. J. Seaman, C. Liang, S. D. Miller, D. T. Lindsey, and T. Kopp, 2014: Suomi NPP VIIRS Imagery evaluation, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119(11), 6440-6454, doi:10.1002/2013JD021170.

Jin, Y., S. Wang, J. Nachamkin, J. D. Doyle, G. Thompson, L. D. Grasso, T. Holt, J. Moskaitis, H. Jin, R. M. Hodur, Q. Zhao, M. Liu, and M. DeMaria, 2014: Evaluation of Microphysical Parameterizations for Tropical Cyclone Prediction. Monthly Weather Review. 142(2), 606-625.

Johnson, R. H., R. S. Schumacher, J. H. Ruppert, Jr., D. T. Lindsey, J.E. Ruthford, and L. Kriederman, 2014: The role of convective outflow in the Waldo Canyon Fire. Mon. Wea. Rev., 142(9), 3061-3080.

Knaff, J. A., S. P. Longmore, D. A. Molenar, 2014: An Objective Satellite-Based Tropical Cyclone Size Climatology. J. Climate27(1), 455-476. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00096.1 PDF

Lang, T. J., S. A. Rutledge, B. Dolan, P. Krehbiel, W. Rison, and D. T. Lindsey, 2014: Lightning in wildfire smoke plumes observed in Colorado during summer 2012. Mon. Wea. Rev., 142(2), 489-507.  doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-13-00184.1

Liang, C. K., B. I. Hauss, S. Mills, and S. D. Miller, 2014: Improved VIIRS Day/Night Band imagery with Near Constant Contrast. IEEE TGRS, 52(11), 6964-6971, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2014.2306132.

Lindsey, D. T., L. D. Grasso, J. F. Dostalek, and J. Kerkmann, 2014: Use of the GOES-R Split Window Difference to Diagnose Deepening Low-Level Water Vapor. J. Appl. Meteor. Climat., 53(8), 2005-2016.

Miller, S. D., J. Forsythe, P. T. Partain, J. Haynes, R. Bankert, M. Sengupta, C. Mitrescu, J. D. Hawkins, and T. H. Vonder Haar, 2014: Estimating three-dimensional cloud structure from statistically blended active and passive sensor observations. J. Appl. Meteor. Clim., 53(2), 437-455. 2013.

Miller, S. D., Y.-J. Noh, and A. K. Heidinger 2014: Liquid-topped mixed phase cloud detection by way of near-infrared multispectral reflectance ratios. J. Geophys. Res., 119(13), 8425-8267, doi:10.1002/2013JD021262. NOTE: JGR Cover Article.

Miller, S. D., C. E. Weeks, R. G. Bullock, J. M. Forsythe, P. A. Kucera, B. G. Brown, C. A. Wolff, P. T. Partain, A. S. Jones, and D. B. Johnson, 2014: Model-evaluation tools for three-dimensional cloud verification via spaceborne active sensors. J. Appl. Meteorology and Climatology, 53(9), 2181-2195.

Mills, S., and S. D. Miller, 2014: VIIRS Day-Night Band (DNB) Calibration Methods for Improved Uniformity. SPIE Earth Observing Systems XIX, 921809, doi:10.1117/12.2060143.

Quiring, S., A. B. Schumacher, and S. Guikema, 2014: Incorporating Hurricane Forecast Uncertainty into Decision Support Applications, Bull. of the American Meteorological Society, 95(1), 47-58.

Schmit, T. J., S. J. Goodman, D. T. Lindsey, R. M. Rabin, K. M. Bedka, M. M. Gunshor, J. L. Cintineo, C. S. Velden, A. S. Bachmeier, S. S. Lindstrom, and C. C. Schmidt, 2014: GOES-14 Super Rapid Scan Operations to Prepare for GOES-R. J. Appl. Remote Sens. 7(1), 073462 doi: 10.1117/1.JRS.7.073462

Weaver, J. F., L. C. Harkabus, J. Braun, S. D. Miller, R. Cox, J. Griffith, and R. J. Mazur, 2014: An overview of a demographic study of United States Emergency Managers. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., Nowcast, 95(2), 199-203, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00183.1.

Yue, J., S. D. Miller, L. Hoffmann, and W. C. Stracka, III, 2014: Stratospheric and Mesopheric Concentric Gravity Waves over Tropicl Cyclone Mahasen: Joint AIRS and VIIRS Satellite Observations. J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., 119, 83-90.

DeMaria, M., J. A. Knaff, M. Brennan, D. Brown, R. Knabb, R. T. DeMaria, A. B. Schumacher, C. Lauer, D. Roberts, C. Sampson, P. Santos, D. Sharp, and  K. Winters, 2013: Improvements to the operational tropical cyclone wind speed probability model. Wea. Forecasting28(3), 586-602. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/WAF-D-12-00116.1 PDF

DeMaria M, J. A. Knaff, R. M. Zehr, 2013: Assessing hurricane intensity using satellites. Satellite-based applications to climate change. J.J. Qu, A. Powell, and M.V.K. Sivakumar, Eds, Springer, New York, pp 151-163. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-5872-8_10 PDF

Goni, G. J, J. A. Knaff, I-I. Lin, 2013: [The Tropics] Tropical Cyclone Heat Content [in "State of the Climate in 2012"]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 94(8), S99-S100.

Grasso, L. D., D. W. Hillger, C. Schaaf, Z. Wang, R. L. Brummer, R. DeMaria, 2013: Use of MODIS 16-day albedo values in the generation of synthetic GOES-R natural color imagery. J. Appl. Remote Sens. 7(1), 073584 (February 22); doi: 10.1117/1.JRS.7.073584.

Hillger, D. W., T. Kopp, T. Lee, D. T. Lindsey, C. J. Seaman, S. D. Miller, J. Solbrig, S. Q. Kidder, S. Bachmeier, T. Jasmin, and T. Rink, 2013: First Light Imagery from Suomi NPP VIIRS. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 94(7), 1019-1029, plus cover images. doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00097.1 PDF

Jin, Yi, S. Wang, J. Nachamkin, J. D. Doyle, G. Thompson, L. D. Grasso, T. Holt, J. Moskaitis, H. Jin, R. M. Hodur, Q. Zhao, M. Liu, and M. DeMaria, 2013: Evaluation of Microphysical Parameterizations for Tropical Cyclone Prediction. Mon. Wea. Rev.,142(2), 606-625.

Johnson, R. S., J. Zhang, E. J. Hyer, S. D. Miller, and J. S. Reid, 2013: Preliminary investigations toward nighttime aerosol optical depth retrievals from the VIIRS Day/Night Band. Atmos. Meas. Techniques, 6, 1245-1255. DOI:10.5194/amt-6-1245-2013

Knaff, J. A., M. DeMaria, C. R. Sampson, J. E. Peak, J. Cummings, W. H. Schubert, 2013: Upper oceanic energy response to tropical cyclone passage. J. Climate26, 2631-2650. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00038.1 PDF

Knapp, K. R., J. A. Knaff, C. R. Sampson, G. Riggio, and A. Schnapp, 2013: A pressure-based analysis of the historical western North Pacific tropical cyclone intensity record. Mon. Wea. Rev. 141, 2611-2631. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-12-00323.1 PDF

Kuciauskas, A. J. Solbrig, T. Lee, J. Hawkins, S. D. Miller, M. Surratt, K. Richardson, R. Bankert, and J. Kent, 2013: New satellite meteorology technology unveiled, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 94, 1824-1825.

Li, X., J. A. Zhang, X. Yang, G. Pichel, M. DeMaria, D. Long, and Z. Li, 2013: Tropical cyclone morphology from spaceborne synthetic aperture radar. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 94, 215-230.

Lin, I - I, G. J. Goni, J. A. Knaff, C. Forbes, M. M. Ali, 2013: Tropical cyclone heat potential for tropical cyclone intensity forecasting and its impact on storm surge.  Journal of Natural Hazards. 66, 1481-1500.  doi:10.1007/s11069-012-0214-5 PDF

Meyer, T. C., T. J. Lang, S. A. Rutledge, W. A. Lyons, S. A. Cummer, G. Lu, and D. T. Lindsey, 2013. Radar and lightning analyses of gigantic jet-producing storms. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 118(7), 2872-2888, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50302.

Miller, S. D., W. C. Straka, III, S. P. Mills, C. D. Elvidge, T. F. Lee, J. E. Solbrig, A. Walther, A. K. Heidinger, and S. C. Weiss, 2013: Illuminating the capabilities of the Suomi NPP VIIRS Day/Night Band. Rem. Sens., 5(12), 6717-6766; doi:10.3390/rs5126717.

Miller, S. D., W. C. Straka, III, A. S. Bachmeier, T. J. Schmit, P. T. Partain, and Y.-J. Noh, 2013: Earth-viewing satellite perspectives on the Chelyabinsk meteor event. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., 110(45), 18092-18097.

Noh, Y.-J., C. J. Seaman, T. H. Vonder Haar, and G. Liu, 2013: In situ aircraft measurements of water content profiles in various midlatitude mixed-phase clouds. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol. 52, D110202, doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-11-0202.1.

Schueler, C., T. F. Lee, and S. D. Miller, 2013: VIIRS constant spatial-resolution advantages. Int. J. Rem. Sens., 34(16), 5761-5777.

Seaman, C. J. and S. D. Miller, 2013: VIIRS Captures Aurora Motions, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 94(10) 1491-1493, DOI:10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00221.1

Setvak, M., K. Bedka, D. T. Lindsey, A. Sokol, Z. Charvat, J. Stastka, P. K. Wang, 2013: A-Train observations of deep convective storm tops. Atmospheric Research, 123, 229-248. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosres.2012.06.020

Sharma, N., M. M. Ali, J. A. Knaff, and  P. Chand, 2013: A soft-computing cyclone intensity prediction scheme for the Western North Pacific Ocean. Atmosph. Sci. Lett., 14,187–192. doi: 10.1002/asl2.438 PDF

Sitkowski, M., J. P. Kossin, C. M. Rozoff, and J. A. Knaff, 2013: Hurricane eyewall replacement cycle thermodynamics and the relict inner eyewall circulation. Mon. Wea. Rev.140, 4035–4045. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-11-00349.1 PDF

Solbrig, J. E., T. F. Lee, and S. D. Miller, 2013: Advances in remote sensing: imaging the Earth by moonlight, Trans. EOS, 94(40), 349-350.

Walther, A., A. K. Heidinger, and S. D. Miller, 2013: The expected performance of cloud optical and microphysical properties derived from Suomi NPP VIIRS day/night band lunar reflectance, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118(23),13,230–13, 240.

Zhang, M., M. Zupanski, M.-J. Kim, J. A. Knaff, 2013: Assimilating AMSU-A radiances in the TC core area with NOAA Operational HWRF (2011) and a hybrid data assimilation system: Danielle (2010). Mon. Wea. Rev.141(11), 3889-3907. PDF

Azorin-Molina, C., R. Baena-Calatrava, I. Echave-Calvo, B. H. Connell, S. M. Vicente-Serrano, M. and J. I. Lopez-Moreno, 2012: A daytime over land algorithm for computing AVHRR convective cloud climatologies for the Iberian Peninsula and the Balearic Islands. Int. J. Climatol.. doi: 10.1002/joc.3572

Bikos, D. E, D. T. Lindsey, J. Otkin, J. Sieglaff, L. D. Grasso, C. Siewert, J. Correia Jr., M. Coniglio, R. Rabin, J. Kain, S. Dembek: 2012: Synthetic Satellite Imagery for Real-Time High Resolution Model Evaluation. Weather and Forecasting, 27(3), 784-795.

Chand, D., M. Wang, R. Wood, S. Ghan, M. Ovchinnikov, P. Rasch, S. D. Miller, B. Schichtel, and T. Moore, 2012: Aerosol optical depth enhancement in partly cloudy conditions. J. Geophys. Res.,117, D17207, DOI:10.1029/2012JD017894.

DeMaria, M., R. T. DeMaria, J. A. Knaff and D. A. Molenar, 2012: Tropical cyclone lighting and rapid intensity change. Mon. Wea. Rev., 140(6), 1828-1842. 

Finch, J., and D. E. Bikos, 2012: Russian Tornado Outbreak of 9 June 1984. Electronic J. Severe Storms Meteor., 7(4), 1–28.

Fletcher, S. J., G. E. Liston, C. A. Hiemstra, S. D. Miller, 2012: Assimilating MODIS and AMSR-E Snow Observations in a Snow Evolution Model. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 13(5), 1475-1492, DOI:10.1175/JHM-D-11-082.1.

Glen E. Liston Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado Christopher A. Hiemstra Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Wainwright, Alaska Steven D. Miller

Goni, G. J., J. A. Knaff, and I - I Lin, 2012: [The Tropics] Tropical cyclone heat potential [in “State of the Climate in 2011”]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 93(7), S114-S116.

Goodman, S. J., J. Gurka, M. DeMaria, T. J. Schmit, A. Mostek, G. Jedlovec, C. Siewert, W. Feltz, J. Gerth, R. L. Brummer, S. D. Miller, B. Reed, and R. R. Reynolds, 2012: The GOES-R Proving Ground: Accelerating User Readiness for the Next-Generation Geostationary Environmental Satellite System. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 93(7) 1029–1040 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00175.1

Hamill, T. M., M. J. Brennan, B. Brown, M. DeMaria, E.N. Rappaport, and Z. Toth, 2012: NOAA’s future ensemble-based hurricane forecast products. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 93(2), 209-220.

Lindsey, D. T., T. J. Schmit, W. M. MacKenzie, Jr., C. P. Jewett, M. M. Gunshor, L. D. Grasso, 2012: 10.35 µm: atmospheric window on the GOES-R Advanced Baseline Imager with less moisture attenuation Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 6(1), 12 pp.doi: 10.1117/1.JRS.6.063598

Miller, S. D., S. Mills, C. Elvidge, D. T. Lindsey, T. Lee, and J. Hawkins, 2012: Suomi satellite brings to light a unique frontier of nighttime environmental sensing capabilities, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109(39), 15706-15711http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2012/09/05/1207034109.full.pdf+html?with-ds=yes. 

Miller, S. D., C. Schmidt, T. J. Schmit, and D. W. Hillger, 2012: A Case for natural colour imagery from geostationary satellites, and an approximation for the GOES-R ABI, Int. J. Remote Sens., 33(13), doi: 10.1080/01431161.

Miller, S. D., C. Combs, S. Q. Kidder, and T. F. Lee, 2012: Assessing global and seasonal lunar availability for nighttime low-light visible remote sensing applications, JTECH, 29(4), 538-557.

Musgrave, K. D., R. K. Taft, J. L. Vigh, B. D. McNoldy, and W. H. Schubert, 2012: Time evolution of the intensity and size of tropical cyclones. J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 4, M08001, doi:10.1029/2011MS000104.

Rappaport, E. N., J. - G. Jiing, C. W. Landsea, S. T. Murillo, J. L. Franklin, 2012: The Joint Hurricane Test Bed: Its First Decade of Tropical Cyclone Research-To-Operations Activities Reviewed. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 93, 371–380. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00037.1

Sampson, C. R., A. B. Schumacher, J. A. Knaff, M. DeMaria, E. M. Fukada, C. A. Sisko, D. P. Roberts, K. A. Winters, H. M. Wilson, 2012: Objective guidance for use in setting tropical cyclone conditions of readiness. Wea. Forecasting27(4), 1052–1060.  PDF

Vigh, J. L., J. A. Knaff, W. H. Schubert, 2012: A climatology of hurricane eye formation. Mon. Wea. Rev., 140(5), 1405–1426. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-11-00108.1 PDF

Bankert, R. L., J. E. Solbrig, T. F. Lee, and S. D. Miller, 2011: Automated lightning flash detection in nighttime visible satellite data. Wea. Forecasting, 26, 399-408.

Goni, G. J., J. A. Knaff, and I - I Lin, 2011: [The Tropics] Tropical cyclone heat potential [in “State of the Climate in 2011”]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 92(6), S132-S134.

Grasso, L. D., D. T. Lindsey, 2011: An Example of the use of Synthetic 3.9 µm GOES-12 Imagery for Two-Moment Microphysical Evaluation.  International Journal of Remote Sensing32(8), 2337.

Hillger, D. W., L. D. Grasso, S. D. Miller, R. L. Brummer, and R. T. DeMaria, 2011: Synthetic advanced baseline imager true-color imagery.  J. Appl. Remote Sens. (JARS) 5, 053520 (2011), DOI:10.1117/1.3576112

Hillger, D. W., and S. D. Miller, 2011: GOES-R Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI) Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document (ATBD) For Natural (aka True) Color Imagery Product (NCIP), NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, (April), 28 pp.

Jankov I., L. D. Grasso, M. Sengupta, P. J. Neiman, D. Zupanski, M. Zupanski, D. T. Lindsey, and R. L. Brummer, 2011: An Evaluation of Five WRF-ARW Microphysics Schemes Using Synthetic GOES Imagery for an Atmospheric River Event Affecting the California Coast. Journal of Hydrometeorology. 12(4) (August 2011) pp. 618-633.

Knaff, J. A., M. DeMaria, D. A. Molenar, C. R. Sampson and M. G. Seybold, 2011: An automated, objective, multi-satellite platform tropical cyclone surface wind analysis. J. of Applied Meteorology and Climatology. 50(10), 2149-2166. doi: 10.1175/2011JAMC2673.1 PDF

Knaff, J. A., C. R. Sampson, P. J. Fitzpatrick, Y. Jin, and C. M. Hill, 2011: Simple Diagnosis of Tropical Cyclone Structure via Pressure Gradients. Weather and Forecasting. 26(6), 1020-1031. DOI: 10.1175/WAF-D-11-00013.1 PDF

Lindsey, D. T., B. McNoldy, Z. Finch, D. Henderson, D. Lerach, R. Seigel, J. Steinweg-Woods, E. Stuckmeyer, D. Van Cleave, G. Williams and M. Woloszyn, 2011:  A high wind statistical prediction model for the northern Front Range of Colorado.  Electr. J. Oper. Meteor., 2011-EJ03.

Quiring, S., A. B. Schumacher, C. Labosier, and L. Zhu, 2011:  Variations in mean annual tropical cyclone size in the Atlantic. J. Geophys. Res., 116, D09114, doi:10.1029/2010JD015011.

Sampson, C. R., J. Kaplan, J. A. Knaff, M. DeMaria, and C. Sisko, 2011: A deterministic rapid intensification aid. Wea. Forecasting, 26(4), 579-585. PDF

Tsai, H., K. Lu, N. Hsu, A. Chia, M. DeMaria, 2011: An Application of the Monte Carlo Method: Tropical Cyclone Strike Probabilities. Atmospheric Sciences, 39(3), 269-288.

Zupanski, D., M. Zupanski, L. D. Grasso, R. L. Brummer, I. Jankov, D. T. Lindsey, M. Sengupta, and M. DeMaria, 2011: Assimilating synthetic GOES-R radiances in cloudy conditions using an ensemble-based method. International Journal of Remote Sensing, DOI:10.1080/01431161.2011.572094.

Finch, J., and D. E. Bikos, 2010: A long-lived tornadic supercell over Colorado and Wyoming 22 May 2008. Electronic J. Severe Storms Meteor., 5(5), 1-27.

Fromm, M., D. T. Lindsey, R. Servranckx, G. Yue, T. Trickl, R. Sica, P. Doucet, S. Godin-Beekmann, 2010: The Untold Story of Pyrocumulonimbus. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 91(9), 1193–1209. doi: 10.1175/2010BAMS3004.1

Goni, G. J., J. A. Knaff, and I - I Lin, 2010: TC heat potential (TCHP) [in “State of the Climate in 2009”]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 91(6), S99-S100.

Grasso, L. D., M. Sengupta, and M. DeMaria, 2010: Comparison between Observed and Synthetic 6.5 and 10.7 µm GOES-12 Imagery of Thunderstorms that Occurred on 8 May 2003.  Int. J. of Remote Sensing. 31(3), 647-663.

Kaplan, J., M. DeMaria, and J. A. Knaff, 2010: A revised tropical cyclone rapid intensification index for the Atlantic and east Pacific basins. Wea. Forecasting, 25, 220-241. PDF

Knaff, J. A., D. P. Brown, J. Courtney, G. M. Gallina, J. L. Beven II, 2010:   An Evaluation of Dvorak Technique-Based Tropical Cyclone Intensity Estimates.  Wea. Forecasting, 25(5), 1362-1379. PDF

Knaff, J. A., and B. A. Harper, 2010:  Tropical cyclone surface wind structure and wind-pressure relationships.  Keynote #3, WMO International Workshop on Tropical Cyclones – VII, La Reunion, France, 15-20 November, 35pp. PDF

Lindsey, D. T, S.D. Miller, L. D. Grasso, 2010: The impacts of the 9 April 2009 dust and smoke on convection. Bull. Amer. Met. Soc., 91(8), 991-995.

Rappaport, E. N., J. L. Franklin, A. B Schumacher, M. DeMaria, L. K. Shay, and E. J. Gibney, 2010: Tropical cyclone intensity change before U.S. Gulf coast landfall. W. Forecasting, 5, 1380-1396. 

Schumacher, R. S., D. T. Lindsey, A. B. Schumacher, J. Braun, S. D. Miller, and J. L. Demuth, 2010:  Multidisciplinary analysis of an unusual tornado: meteorology, climatology, and the communication and interpretation of warnings.  Wea. Forecasting, 25, 1412-1429.

Setvak, M., D. T. Lindsey, P. Novak, P. K. Wang, M. Radova, J. Kerkmann, L. D. Grasso, S. Su, R. M. Rabin, J. Stastka, and Z. Charvat, 2010: Satellite-observed cold-ring-shaped features atop deep convective clouds.  Atmos. Research, 97, July 2010, p. 80-96, doi: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2010.03.009.

Azorin-Molina, C., B. H. Connell, R. Baena-Calatrava, 2009: Sea Breeze Convergence Zones from AVHRR over the Iberian Mediterranean area and the isle of Mallorca (Spain). Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 48(10), 2069-2085.

Courtney, J., and J. A. Knaff, 2009: Adapting the Knaff and Zehr Wind-Pressure Relationship for operational use in Tropical Cyclone Warning Centres. Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Journal, 58(3), 167-179. PDF

DeMaria, M., 2009:  A Simplified Dynamical System for Tropical Cyclone Intensity Prediction. Monthly Weather Review. 137(1), 68–82. PDF

DeMaria, M., J. A. Knaff, R. Knabb, C. Lauer, C. R. Sampson, R. T. DeMaria, 2009:  A New Method for Estimating Tropical Cyclone Wind Speed Probabilities. Weather and Forecasting. 24(6), 1573–1591. PDF

Geerts, B., T. Andretta, S. Luberda, J. Vogt, Y. Wang, L. D. Oolman, J. Finch, and D. E. Bikos, 2009: A case study of a long-lived tornadic mesocyclone in a low-CAPE complex-terrain environment. Electronic J. Severe Storms Meteor., 4(3), 1-29.

Goni, G. , M. DeMaria, J. A. Knaff, C. Sampson, I. Ginis, F. Bringas, A. Mavume, C. Lauer, I. - I. Lin, M. M. Ali, P. Sandery, S. Ramos-Buarque, K. Kang, A. Mehra, E. Chassignet, and G. Halliwell, 2009: Applications of Satellite-Derived Ocean Measurements to Tropical Cyclone Intensity Forecasting, Oceanography, 22(3), 190-197. PDF

Goni, G. J, and J. A. Knaff, 2009:  Tropical cyclone heat potential [in “State of the Climate in 2008”],Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 90(8), S54-S57.

Hillger, D. W., T. J. Schmit, 2009: The GOES-13 Science Test. A Synopsis. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 90(5), 6-11. PDF

Knaff, J. A., 2009: Revisiting the Maximum Intensity of Recurving Tropical Cyclones.  Int. J. Climatology. 29, 827-837.  PDF

Knaff, J. A., and C. R. Sampson, 2009: Southern Hemisphere Tropical Cyclone Intensity Forecast Methods Used at the Joint Typhoon Warning Center, Part I:  Control Forecasts Based on Climatology and Persistence. Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Journal, 58(1), 1-7. PDF

Knaff, J. A., and C. R. Sampson, 2009: Southern Hemisphere Tropical Cyclone Intensity Forecast Methods Used at the Joint Typhoon Warning Center, Part II:   Statistical – Dynamical Forecasts.  Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Journal, 58(1), 9-18. PDF

Mazur, R. J., J. F.Weaver, T. H. Vonder Haar, 2009:  A preliminary statistical study of correlations between inflow feeder clouds, supercell or multicell thunderstorms, and severe weather.  Weather and Forecasting. 24(4), 921–934. PDF

Sampson, C. R. and J. A. Knaff, 2009: Southern Hemisphere Tropical Cyclone Intensity Forecast Methods Used at the Joint Typhoon Warning Center, Part III:   Statistical – Consensus Forecasts.  Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Journal, 58(1), 19-27. PDF

Schumacher, A. B., M. DeMaria and J. A. Knaff, 2009: Objective Estimation of the 24-Hour Probability of Tropical Cyclone Formation, Wea. Forecasting, 24, 456-471.  PDF

Davis, C., W. Wang, S. Chen, Y. Chen, K. Corosiero, M. DeMaria, J. Dudhia, G. Holland, J. Klemp, J. Michalakes, H. Reeves, R. Rotunno, Q. Xiao, 2008. Prediction of landfalling hurricanes with the advanced hurricane WRF model, Mon. Wea. Rev., 136, 1990-2005. PDF

Fromm, M., O. Torres, D. Diner, D. T. Lindsey, B. Vant Hull, R. Servranckx, E. P. Shettle, and Z. Li, 2008: Stratospheric impact of the Chisholm pyrocumulonimbus eruption: 1. Earth-viewing satellite perspective, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D08202, doi:10.1029/2007JD009153. http://www.agu.org/journals/jd/jd0808/2007JD009153/

Grasso, L. D., M. Sengupta, J. F., Dostalek, R. L. Brummer, and M. DeMaria, 2008: Synthetic Satellite Imagery for Current and Future Environmental Satellites. International Journal of Remote Sensing. 29(15), 4373. PDF

Hillger, D. W., 2008:  GOES-R advanced baseline imager color product development. J. of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology-A. 25(6), 853-872.

Knaff, J. A., T.A. Cram, A. B. Schumacher, J. P. Kossin, and M. DeMaria, 2008:  Objective Identification of Annular Hurricanes. Weather and Forecasting, 23(1), 17-28. PDF

Knaff, J. A. and R. M. Zehr, 2008:  Reply to Comments on "Reexamination of Tropical Cyclone Wind-Pressure Relationship." Weather and Forecasting, 23(4), 762-770. PDF  (cf PDF of the Comment)

Lindsey, D. T., and M. Fromm, 2008: Evidence of the cloud lifetime effect from wildfire-induced thunderstorms, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L22809, doi:10.1029/2008GL035680.

Lindsey, D. T., and L. D. Grasso, 2008:  An effective radius retrieval for thick ice clouds using GOES. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology47, 1222-1231.

Maclay, K. S., M. DeMaria and T.H. Vonder Haar, 2008: Tropical cyclone inner core kinetic energy evolution. Mon. Wea. Rev., 136, 4882-4898.

Mainelli, M., M. DeMaria, L. K. Shay, and G. Goni, 2008: Application of Oceanic Heat Content Estimation to Operational Forecasting of Recent Atlantic Category 5 Hurricanes.  Weather and Forecasting, 23(1), 3-16. PDF

Rosenfeld, D., W. L. Woodley, A. Lerner, G. Kelman, and D. T. Lindsey: 2008: Satellite detection of severe convective storms by their retrieved vertical profiles of cloud particle effective radius and thermodynamic phase, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D04208, doi:10.1029/2007JD008600.

Sampson, C. R., J.L. Franklin, J. A. Knaff, and M. DeMaria, 2008: Experiments with a Simple Tropical Cyclone Intensity Consensus. Weather and Forecasting, 23, 304–312. PDF

Setvak, M., D. T. Lindsey, R. M. Rabin, P. K. Wang, and A. Demeterova, 2008:  Indication of water vapor transport into the lower stratosphere above midlatitude convective storms: Meteosat Second Generation satellite observations and radiative transfer model simulations. Atmospheric Research89/1-2, 170-180, DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2007.11.031.

DeMaria, M., J. A. Knaff and C. R. Sampson, 2007: Evaluation of long-term trend in tropical cyclone intensity forecasts. Meteor. Atmos Phy., 97, 19-28. PDF

Knaff, J. A., C. R. Sampson, M. DeMaria, T. P. Marchok, J. M. Gross, and C. J. McAdie, 2007: Statistical Tropical Cyclone Wind Radii Prediction Using Climatology and Persistence, Wea. Forecasting, 22(4), 781–791.  PDF

Knaff, J. A., and R. M. Zehr, 2007: Reexamination of Tropical Cyclone Wind-Pressure Relationships. Wea Forecasting, 22(1), 71–88.  PDF

Kossin, J. P., J. A. Knaff, H. I. Berger, D. C. Herndon, T. A. Cram, C. S. Velden, R. J. Murnane, and J. D. Hawkins, 2007: Estimating hurricane wind structure in the absence of aircraft reconnaissance. Wea. Forecasting, 22(1), 89–101. PDF

Sampson, C.R., J. A. Knaff and E. M. Fukada, 2007: Operational Evaluation of a Selective Consensus in the Western North Pacific Basin. Wea. Forecasting, 22, 671-675. PDF

Tuleya, R. E., M. DeMaria, and R. J. Kuligowski, 2007: Evaluation of GFDL and Simple Model Rainfall Forecasts for U.S. Landfalling Tropical Storms.  Weather and Forecasting, 22(1), 56–70. PDF

Zehr, R. M., and J. A. Knaff, 2007:  Atlantic major hurricanes, 1995-2005 – Characteristics based on best track, aircraft, and IR images.  J. of Climate, 20, 5865-5888. PDF

Bessho, K., M. DeMaria, and J. A. Knaff, 2006:  Tropical Cyclone Wind Retrievals from the Advanced Microwave Sounder Unit (AMSU): Application to Surface Wind Analysis.  J. of Applied Meteorology. 45(3), 399-415. PDF

Bikos, D. E., J. F. Weaver, and J. Braun, 2006:  The Role of GOES Satellite Imagery in Tracking Low-Level Moisture. Wea. Forecasting, 21, 232-241. PDF

Chen, S. S., J. A. Knaff, and F. D. Marks, Jr., 2006: Effects of Vertical Wind Shear and Storm Motion Tropical Cyclone Rainfall Asymmetries Deduced from TRMM. Monthly Weather Review. 3190-3208. PDF

DeMaria, M., J. A. Knaff, and J. Kaplan, 2006: On the decay of tropical cyclone winds crossing narrow landmasses, J. Appl. Meteor., 45, 491-499. PDF

Demuth, J., M. DeMaria, and J. A. Knaff, 2006:  Improvement of Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit Tropical Cyclone Intensity and Size Estimation Algorithms, Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 45(11), 1573–1581. PDF

Jones, T. A., D. J. Cecil, and M. DeMaria, 2006: Passive Microwave-Enhanced Statistical Hurricane Intensity Prediction Scheme. Wea. Forecasting, 21, 613-635.  PDF

Landsea, C. W., B. A. Harper, K. Hoarau, J. A. Knaff, 2006:  Can we detect trends in extreme tropical cyclones? Science, 313, 452-454.  PDF

Lindsey, D. T., D. W. Hillger, L. D. Grasso, J. A. Knaff, J. F. Dostalek, 2006:  GOES Climatology and Analysis of Thunderstorms with Enhanced 3.9-µm Reflectivity. Mon. Wea. Rev., 134(9), 2342–2353. PDF

Mueller, K. J., M. DeMaria, J. A. Knaff, J. P. Kossin, T. H. Vonder Haar:, 2006: Objective Estimation of Tropical Cyclone Wind Structure from Infrared Satellite Data. Wea Forecasting, 21(6), 990–1005.  PDF

Velden, C., B. Harper, F. Wells, J. L. Beven II, R. M. Zehr, T. Olander, M. Mayfield, C. Guard, M. Lander, R. Edson, L. Avila, A. Burton, M. Turk, A. Kikuchi, A. Christian, P. Caroff, and P. McCrone, 2006: The Dvorak Tropical Cyclone Intensity Estimation Technique - A satellite-based method that has endured over 30 years. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 87, 1195-1210. PDF

DeMaria, M., M. Mainelli, L. K. Shay, J. A. Knaff, J. Kaplan, 2005: Further Improvement to the Statistical Hurricane Intensity Prediction Scheme (SHIPS).Wea. Forecasting, 20(4), 531-543. PDF

Ferraro, R. R., Pellegrino, M.Turk, Chen, Qui, R. J., R.J. Kuligowski, S. J. Kusselson, Irving, S. Q. Kidder, J. A. Knaff, 2005:  The Tropical Rainfall Potential (TRaP) Technique. Part 2: Validation. Wea. Forecasting, 20(4), 465-475.  PDF

Hillger, D. W., and S. Q. Kidder, 2005: A simple GOES skin temperature product, Nat. Wea. Dig., 29(4), (December), 25-31.

Kidder, S. Q., S. J. Kusselson, J. A. Knaff, R. R. Ferraro, R. J. Kuligowski, M. Turk, 2005:  The Tropical Rainfall Potential (TRaP) Technique. Part 1: Description and Examples. Wea. Forecasting, 20(4), 456-464. PDF

Knaff, J. A., C. R. Sampson, M. DeMaria, 2005: An operational statisical typhoon intensity prediction scheme for the Western North Pacific.Wea. Forecasting, 20(4), 688-699. PDF

Lindsey, D. T., M. J. Bunkers, 2005: Observations of a severe left-moving supercell on 4 May 2003. Wea. Forecasting, 20, 15-22. PDF

Demuth, J. L., M. DeMaria, J. A. Knaff, and T.H. Vonder Haar, 2004: Evaluation of advanced microwave sounder unit (AMSU) tropical cyclone intensity and size estimation algorithm, J. App. Met., 43, 282-296. PDF

Dostalek, J. F., J. F. Weaver, and L. Phillips, 2004: Noteworthy aspects of a tornadic left-moving thunderstorm of 25 May 1999. Wea. Forecasting, 19(3), 614-626. PDF

Grasso, L. D., and T. J. Greenwald, 2004: Analysis of 10.7 micron brightness temperatures of a simulated thunderstorm with two-moment microphysics.Mon. Wea. Rev, 132(3), 815-825. PDF

Greenwald, T. J., T. Vukicevic, L. D. Grasso, and T. H. Vonder Haar, 2004: Adjoint sensitivity analysis of an observational operator for visible and infrared cloudy-sky radiance assimilation. Quart. Jour. Royal Met. Soc., 130(597), 685-705. PDF

Hodanish, S., R. L. Holle, and D. T. Lindsey, 2004: A Small Updraft Producing a Fatal Lightning Flash. Wea. and Forecasting, 19, 627-632. PDF

Knaff, J. A. , S. A. Seseske, M. DeMaria, J. L. Demuth, 2004: On the Influences of Vertical Wind Shear on Symmetric Tropical Cyclone Structure Derived from AMSU. Mon. Wea. Rev., 132, 2503-2510. PDF

Mostek, A., J. F. Weaver, D. E. Bikos, D. T Lindsey, B. A. Zajac, S. Bachmeier, T. Whittaker, B. Motta, B. Grant, J. LaDue, and J. Ferree, 2004: VISIT: Bringing Training to Weather Service Forecasters Using a New Distance -Learning Tool. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 85, 823-829. PDF

Reasor P. D., M. T. Montgomery, and L. D. Grasso, 2004: A New Look at the Problem of Tropical Cyclones in Vertical Shear Flow: Vortex Resiliency." J. Atmos. Sci., 61, 3-22. PDF

Weaver, J. F., 2004:  Heavy snowfall in the midst of a drought. CIRA Magazine, 22, Fall, 8-13. PDF

Weaver, J. F., and D. T. Lindsey, 2004: Some frequently overlooked visual severe thunderstorm characteristics observed on GOES imagery - a topic for future research. Mon. Wea. Rev., 132(6), 1529-1533. PDF

Weaver, J. F., D. T. Lindsey, D. E. Bikos, C. C. Schmidt, and E. Prins, 2004: Fire Detection using GOES-11 Rapid Scan Imagery. Wea. and Forecasting, 19(3), 496-510. PDF

Alfaro, R., 2003: Validation of GOES precipitation estimates over Central America. CIRA Technical Report (ISSN No. 0737-5352-58), Colorado State University, 24 pps.

Chase, T. N., J. A. Knaff, R. A. Pielke, and E. Kalnay, 2003: Changes in Global Monsoon Circulations Since 1950. Natural Hazards, 29, 229-254. PDF

DeMaria, M., and J. M. Gross, 2003: Hurricane! Coping with Disaster, edited by Robert Simpson, Chapter 4: Evolution of Tropical Cyclone Forecast Models. American Geophysical Union, ISBN 0-87590-297-9, 360 p.

Ellrod, G. P., B. H. Connell, and D. W. Hillger, 2003: Improved detection of airborne volcanic ash using multi-spectral infrared satellite data. J. Geophysical Research, 108, D12, 6-1 to 6-13.

Grasso, L. D., 2003: Dry Line. Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences. James Holton, Editor.

Hillger, D. W., and G. P. Ellrod, 2003: Detection of important atmospheric and surface features by employing Principal Component Image transformation of GOES imagery, J. Appl. Meteor., 42(5), 611-629.  PDF

Kaplan, J., and M. DeMaria, 2003: Large-scale characteristics of rapidly intensifying tropical cyclones in the North Atlantic basin, Wea. Forecasting, 18(6),1093-1108. PDF

Knaff, J. A., M. DeMaria, C.R. Sampson, and J.M. Gross, 2003: Statistical, Five-Day Tropical Cyclone Intensity Forecasts Derived from Climatology and Persistence. Wea. Forecasting, 18(2), 80-92.  PDF

Knaff, J. A., J. P. Kossin, and M. DeMaria, 2003: Annular Hurricanes. Wea. Forecasting, 18(2), 204-223.  PDF

Nolan, D. S., Grasso, L. D., 2003: Nonhydrostatic, Three-Dimensional Perturbations to Balanced, Hurricane-Like Vortices. Part II: Symmetric Response and Nonlinear Simulations. J. of the Atmospheric Sciences: 60(2)2, 2717-2745.  PDF

Vigh, J., S. R. Fulton, M. DeMaria, and W. H. Schubert, 2003: Evaluation of a multigrid method in a barotropic track forecast model. Mon. Wea. Rev., 131(8), 1629-1636. PDF

Weaver, J. F., 2003:  An unusually heavy snowfall in northern Colorado: Or odd things that happen during severe droughts – a meteorologist’s view.  Colorado Climate, Colorado Climate Center, Fort Collins, 4, 1,2, 19-21, with sidebars: “Comparing two storms” page 17, and “What Constitutes the Worst Storm?” page 18. PDF 

Weaver, J. F., M. McInnis-Efaw, 2003:  911 dispatch cards for natural disasters still popular.  CIRA Magazine, 19, Spring, 12-13. PDF

Zehr, R. M., 2003: Environmental vertical wind shear with Hurricane Bertha (1996). Wea. Forecasting, 18(2), 345-356. PDF

Bikos, D. E., J. F. Weaver, and B. C. Motta, 2002: A satellite perspective of the 3 May 1999 Great Plains Tornado Outbreak within Oklahoma. Wea. Forecasting, 17(3), 635-646. PDF

Hillger, D. W., and J. D. Clark, 2002: Principal Component Image analysis of MODIS for volcanic ash, Part-1: Most important bands and implications for future GOES Imagers, J. Appl. Meteor., 41(1)0, 985-1001. PDF

Hillger, D. W., and J. D. Clark, 2002: Principal Component Image analysis of MODIS for volcanic ash, Part-2: Simulations of current GOES and GOES-M Imagers, J. Appl. Meteor., 41(1)0, 1003-1010.  PDF

Weaver, J. F., 2002:  Central Colorado’s severe downslope windstorms.  Colorado Climate, Colorado Climate Center, Fort Collins, CO, 3(4), 1-3.  PDF

Weaver, J. F., J. A. Knaff, D. E. Bikos, G. Wade, and J. M. Daniels, 2002: Reply. Wea. Forecasting, 17(5), 1118-1127. PDF

Weaver, J. F., J. A. Knaff, D. E. Bikos, G. Wade, and J. M. Daniels, 2002: Satellite observations of a severe supercell thunderstorm on 24 July 2000 taken during the GOES-11 Science Test. Wea. Forecasting, 17(1), 124-138. PDF

Connell, B. H., K. Gould, and J. F. W. Purdom, 2001: High resolution GOES-8 visible and infrared cloud frequency composites over Northern Florida during the summers 1996-1999. Wea. Forecasting, 16(6), 713-724.  PDF

Dostalek, J. F., and T. J. Schmit, 2001: Total Precipitable Water Measurements from GOES Sounder Derived Product Imagery. Wea. Forecasting: 16(5), 573-587.  PDF

DeMaria, M., J. A. Knaff, and B. H. Connell, 2001: A tropical cyclone genesis parameter for the Tropical Atlantic. Wea. Forecasting, 16(2), 219-233. PDF

Grasso, L. D., and E. R. Hilgendorf, 2001: Observations of a severe left moving thunderstorm. Wea. Forecasting,16(4), 500-511. PDF

Kaplan, J., and M. DeMaria, 2001: A note on the decay of tropical cyclone winds after landfall in the New England area. J. Appl. Meteor., 40(2), 280-286.  PDF

Nolan, D. S., M. T. Montgomery, and L. D. Grasso, 2001: The wavenumber one instability and trochoidal motion of hurricane-like vortices. J. Atmos. Sci., 58(2)1, 3243-3270.  PDF

Pielke, R. A., T. N. Chase, T. G. F. Kittel, J. A. Knaff, and J. Eastman, 2001: Analysis of 200 mb zonal wind for the period 1958-1997. J. Geophysical Research, 106 (D21): 27287-27290. PDF

Prins, E., J. Schmetz, L. P. Flynn, D. W. Hillger, and J. M. Feltz, 2001: An overview of diurnal active fire monitoring using a suite of international geostationary satellites. Global and Regional Vegetation Fire Monitoring: Planning a Coordinated International Effort, (F.J. Ahern, J.G. Goldammer, and C.O. Justice, Editors), SPB Academic Publishing, The Hague, The Netherlands, 145-170.

Zajac, B. A., and S. A. Rutledge, 2001: Cloud-to-ground lightning activity in the contiguous United States from 1995-1997. Mon. Wea. Rev. 129, 999-1019. PDF

Bernardet, L. R., L. D. Grasso, J. E. Nachamkin, C. A. Finley, and W. R. Cotton, 2000: Simulating convective events using a high-resolution mesoscale model. J. Geophysical Research, 105(D11), 14963-14982.

Chase, T. N., R. A. Pielke, J. A. Knaff, T. G. G. Kittel, and J. L. Eastman, 2000: A comparison of Regional Trends in 1979-1997 depth-averaged tropospheric temperatures. Int. J. Climatol., 20, 503-518.  PDF

Grasso, L. D., 2000: The differentiation between grid spacing and resolution and their application to numerical modeling. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc. 81(3), 579-580. PDF

Grasso, L. D., 2000: The dissipation of a left moving cell in a severe storm environment. Mon. Wea. Rev.,128, 2797-2815.  PDF

Grasso, L. D., 2000: A numerical simulation of dryline sensitivity to soil moisture. Mon. Wea. Rev., 128, 2816-2834.  PDF

Grasso, L. D., 2000: Reply. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 81(1)0, 2479-2479. PDF

Kidder, S. Q., M. D. Goldberg, R. M. Zehr, M. DeMaria, J. F. W. Purdom, C. S. Velden, N. C. Grody, and S. J. Kusselson, 2000: Satellite Analysis of Tropical Cyclones Using the Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit (AMSU). Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 81(6), 1241-1260. PDF

Kidder, S. Q., D. W. Hillger, A. J. Mostek, and K. J. Schrab, 2000: Two simple GOES imager products for improved weather analysis and forecasting, National Weather Digest, 24(4), 25-30. 

Knaff, J. A., and J. W. Weaver, 2000: A mesoscale low-level thunderstorm outflow boundary associated with Hurricane Luis. (Picture of the Month), Mon. Wea. Rev., 128(9), 3352-3355. PDF

Knaff, J. A., R. M. Zehr, M. D. Goldberg, and S. Q. Kidder, 2000: An example of temperature structure differences in two cyclone systems derived from the Advance Microwave Sounder Unit. Wea. Forecasting, 15(4), 476-483.  PDF

Landsea, C. W., and J. A. Knaff, 2000: How much skill was there in forecasting the great 1997-98 El Nino?, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 81, 2107-2119.  PDF

Molenar, D. A., K. J. Schrab, and J. F. W. Purdom, 2000: RAMSDIS contributions to NOAA satellite data utilization. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 81(5), 1019-1029.  PDF

Ray, S. and J. F. Weaver, 2000: Flooded:  A night to remember in Fort Collins.  9-1-1 Magazine, Santa Ana, CA, 13(2), 40-44, and 79. PDF

Weaver, J. F., 2000: Windstorms associated with extratropical cyclones. Chapter 23, Vol. I in the book Storms, Pielke, R.A., Jr., and Pielke, R.A., Sr., (eds.), Routledge Press, London and New York. ISBN 0-415-17239-X (Two volume set), ISBN-0-415-212863 (Vol. I), 449-460. PDF

Weaver, J. F., E. Gruntfest, and G. M. Levy, 2000: Two floods in Fort Collins: Learning from a natural disaster. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 81(10), 2359-2366. PDF

Alfaro, R., W. Fernandez, and B. H. Connell, 1999: Detection of the forest fires of April 1997 in Guanacaste, Costa Rica, using GOES-8 images. Int. J. Remote Sensing, 20(6), 1189-1195.

DeMaria, M., 1999: Contribution to Tropical Cyclone-related NWP products and their guidance. A. Radford (ed.), World Meteorological Organization, 49 pp.

DeMaria, M., and J. Kaplan, 1999: An updated statistical hurricane intensity prediction scheme (SHIPS) for the Atlantic and eastern north Pacific basins. Wea. Forecasting, 14, 326-337.  PDF

Jones, R. W., and M. DeMaria, 1999: Further studies of the optimization of a hurricane track prediction model using the adjoint equations. Mon. Wea. Rev., 127, 1586-1598.   PDF

Landsea, C. W., R. A. Pielke, Jr., A. M. Mestas-Nunez, and J.A. Knaff, 1999: Atlantic basin hurricanes: Indices of climatic changes. Climatic Change, 42, 89-129. PDF

Petersen, W. A., L. D. Carey, S. A. Rutledge, J. C. Knievel, N. J. Doesken, R. H. Johnson, T. B. McKee, T. H. Vonder Haar, and J. F. Weaver, 1999: Mesoscale and radar observations of the Fort Collins flash flood of 28 July 1997. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 80(2), 191-216. PDF

Weaver, J. F., 1999: Delayed Disaster in Fire Chief Magazine, September, 34-40. PDF

Weaver, J. F., J. F. Dostalek, B. C. Motta, and J. F. W. Purdom, 1999: Severe thunderstorms on 31 May 1996: A satellite meteorology training case. National Weather Digest, 23(4), 3-19. PDF

Hilgendorf, E. R., and R. H. Johnson, 1998: A study of the evolution of mesoscale convective systems using WSR-88D data. Wea. Forecasting, June, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 437-452.  PDF

Knaff, J. A., 1998: Predicting summertime Caribbean pressure in early April. Wea. Forecasting, 13(3), 740-752.  PDF

Pielke, R. A., J. Eastman, T. N. Chase, J. A. Knaff, and T. G. F. Kittel, 1998: 1973-1996 trends in depth-averaged tropospheric temperature, J. of Geophysical Research, 103:D14, 16, 927-16,934. PDF

Pielke, R. A., J. Eastman, T. N. Chase, J. A. Knaff, and T. G. F. Kittel, 1998: Correction to: 1973-1996 trends in depth-averaged tropospheric temperature, by R.A. Pielke, Sr et al.. J. of Geophysical Research, 103:D22, 28,909-911. PDF

Velden, C. S., T. L. Olander, and R. M. Zehr, 1998: Development of an objective scheme to estimate tropical cyclone intensity from digital geostationary satellite infrared imagery. Wea. Forecasting, March, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 172-186.  PDF

Browning, P. A., J. F. Weaver, and B. H. Connell, 1997: The Moberly, Missouri tornado of July 4, 1995. Wea. Forecasting, 12(4), December, 915-927. PDF

Dostalek, J. F., J. F. Weaver, J. F. W. Purdom, and K. Y. Winston, 1997: Nighttime Detection of Low-Level Thunderstorm outflow Using a GOES Multispectral Image Product. Wea. Forecasting, December, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 12(4), 947-950. PDF

Hillger, D. W., 1997: Geostationary Weather Satellites. Topical Time, 48(2), March/April, 41-42,64.

Hillger, D. W., 1997: Polar-Orbiting Weather Satellites. Topical Time, 48(4), July/August, 33-36.

Knaff, J. A., 1997: Implications of summertime sea level pressure anomalies in the tropical Atlantic region. J. Climate, 10, 789-804.  PDF

Knaff, J. A., and C. W. Landsea, 1997: An El Nino-Southern Oscillation climatology and persistence (CLIPER) forecasting scheme. Wea. Forecasting, 12, 633-652.  PDF

Purdom, J. F. W., 1997: Satellite meteorology applications: a demonstration project for Satellite Meteorology Applications focused Regional Meteorological Training Centers in Costa Rica and Barbados. World Meteorological Organization Bulletin, 46(3), July, 230-237.

Wagenmaker, R., J. F. Weaver, and B. H. Connell, 1997. A satellite and sounding perspective of a sixty-three inch lake effect snow event. National Weather Digest, 21(4), September, 30-42. PDF

Weaver, J. F., and J. F. W. Purdom, 1997. Reply to comments on "an Interesting Mesoscale Storm-Environment Interaction Observed Just Prior to Changes in Storm Behavior." Wea. Forecasting, 12(2), 373-374. PDF

Parsons, D., and J. F. W. Purdom, 1996: (Lead authors), Chapter 6.3: Topographically induced convective cloud patterns. Images in Weather Forecasting, M.J. Bader, et al, (eds.), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England, 376-392.

Purdom, J. F. W., (Lead author), 1996: Chapter 6.1 Overview. Images in Weather Forecasting, M.J. Bader, et al, (eds.), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England, 350-361.

Purdom, J. F. W., (Lead author), 1996: Chapter 6.4 Thunderstorm outflow and convective interaction. Images in Weather Forecasting, M.J. Bader, et al, (eds.), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England, 393-399.

Purdom, J. F. W., (Lead author), 1996: Chapter 6.5 Organized mesoscale convective systems. Images in Weather Forecasting, M.J. Bader, et al, (eds.), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England, 400-442.

Purdom, J. F. W., 1996: (Contributing editor) A convective storm matrix: buoyancy/shear dependencies. Forecaster's Multimedia Library, COMET, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, March 1996.

Purdom, J. F. W., 1996: (Contributing editor) Satellite meteorology: Remote sensing using the new GOES imager. Forecaster's Multimedia Library, COMET, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, January 1996.

Purdom, J. F. W., and W. P. Menzel, 1996: Chapter 5 Evolution of satellite observations in the united states and their use in meteorology. Historical Essays on Meteorology 1919-1995, J.R. Fleming, (ed.), Amer. Meteor. Soc., 99-156.

Rasmussen, E. A., C. Claud, and J. F. W. Purdom, 1996: Labrador Sea Polar Lows. The Global Atmosphere and Ocean System, 4, 275-333.

Wooldridge, G. L., R. C. Musselman, R. A. Sommerfeld, D. G. Fox, and B. H. Connell, 1996: Mean wind patterns and snow depths in an alpine-subalpine ecosystem as measured by damage to coniferous trees.  J.  Appl. Ecology, 33, 100-108.

Connell, B. H., and D. R. Miller, 1995: An interpretation of radiosonde errors in the atmospheric boundary layer.  J. Appl. Meteor., 34(5), 1070-1081.

Cotton, W. R., J. F. Weaver, and B.A. Bietler, 1995: An unusual summertime downslope wind event in Fort Collins, Colorado on 3 July 1993, Wea. Forecasting, 10(4), Amer. Meteor. Soc., Boston, MA, 786-797. PDF

Fitzpatrick, P., J. A. Knaff, C. Landsea, and S. Finley, 1995: Documentation of a systematic bias in the aviation model's forecast of the Atlantic tropical upper tropospheric trough: Implications for tropical cyclone forecasting. Wea. Forecasting, 10, 433-446. PDF

Fuelberg, H. E., P. A. Rao, and D. W. Hillger, 1995: Clustering of satellite sounding radiances to investigate intense low-level humidity gradients. J. Appl. Meteor., 34, July, 1525-1535.  PDF

Pielke, R. A., J. Eastman, L. D. Grasso, J. Knowles, M. Nicholls, R. L. Walko, and X. Zeng, 1995: Atmospheric Vortices in Fluid Vortices, S. Green (Editor).

Weaver, J. F., and J. F. W. Purdom, 1995: An interesting mesoscale storm-environment interaction observed just prior to changes in severe storm behavior. Wea. Forecasting, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 10(2), 449-453. PDF

Weaver J. F., J. F. W. Purdom, and K.L. Schneider, 1995: Observing Forest Fires with the GOES-8, 3.9 um Imaging Channel, Wea. Forecasting, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 10(4), 803-808. PDF

Davies, J. M., C. A. Doswell III, D. W. Burgess, and J. F. Weaver, 1994: Some noteworthy aspects of the Hesston, Kansas Tornado Family of 13 March. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 7(6), 1007-1017. PDF

Menzel, W. P., and J. F. W. Purdom, 1994: Introducing GOES-I: The first of a new generation of geostationary operational environmental satellites. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 75(6), 757-781. PDF

Weaver, J. F., J. F. W. Purdom, and S. B. Smith, 1994: Comments on "Nowcasts of Thunderstorms Initiation and Evolution." Wea. Forecasting, 4, 658-662. PDF

Weaver, J. F., J. F. W. Purdom, and E. J. Szoke, 1994: Some mesoscale aspects of the 6 June, 1990 Limon, Colorado tornado case. Wea. Forecasting, 9, 45-61. PDF

Lee, T. J., R. A. Pielke, T. G. F. Kittel, and J. F. Weaver, 1993: Chapter 10 Atmospheric Modeling and Its Spatial Representation of Land Surface Characteristics. Environmental Modeling with GIS, M.F. Goodchild, B.O. Parks, L.T. Steyaert, Oxford University Press, Oxford, England, 108-122.

Smith, S. B., 1993: Comments on "Lightning ground flash density in the contiguous United States-1989," Mon. Wea. Rev., 121:5, 1572-1573.  PDF

Pielke, R. A., W. R. Cotton, R. L. Walko, C. J. Tremback, W. A. Lyons, L. D. Grasso, M. E. Nicholls, M. D. Moran, D. A. Wesley, T. J. Lee, and J. H. Copeland, 1992:  A comprehensive meteorological modeling system – RAMS.  Meteor. Atmos. Phys., 49, 69-91.

Gray, W. M., J. D. Schaeffer, and J. A. Knaff, 1992: Hypothesized Mechanism for Stratospheric QBO Influence on ENSO Variability.Geophysical Research Letters, 19(2), 107-110. PDF

Gray, W. M., J. D. Schaeffer, and J. A. Knaff, 1992: Influence on the Stratospheric on ENSO Variability. Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan. 975-995. PDF

Wooldridge, G. l., R. C. Musselman, B. H. Connell, and D.G. Fox, 1992: Airflow patterns in a small subalpine basin.  Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 45, 37-41.

Moninger, W. R., J. Bullas, B. de Lorenzis, E. Ellison, J. Flueck, J. C. McLeod, C. Lusk, P. D. Lampru, R. S. Phillips, W. F. Roberts, R. Shaw, T. R. Stewart, J. F. Weaver, K. C. Young, and S. M. Zubrick, 1991: Shootout-89, A comparative evaluation of knowledge-based systems that forecast severe weather. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 72(9), 1339-1354. PDF

Weaver, J. F., and N.J. Doesken, 1991: High Plains Severe Weather ---Ten Years After. Wea. Forecasting, 6(3), 411-414. PDF

Wesley, D. A., J. F. Weaver, and R. A. Pielke, 1991: Reply to Comments on "Heavy snowfall during an arctic outbreak along the Colorado Front Range." National Weather Digest, 16(2), 20-21.

Hillger, D. W., and J .F. W. Purdom, 1990: Clustering of satellite sounding radiances to enhance mesoscale meteorological retrievals. J. Appl. Met., 29(12), Amer. Meteor. Soc., 1344-1351.  PDF

Purdom, J. F. W., 1990: Chapter VII-8. Convective Scale Weather Analysis and Forecasting. Weather Satellites: Systems, Data, and Environmental Applications, P.K. Rao, S.J. Holmes, R.K. Anderson, J.S. Winston, and P.E. Lehr (eds.), Amer. Meteor. Soc., 285-304.

Weaver, J. F., and N. J. Doesken, 1990: Recurrence probability - A different approach. Weather, 45(9), 333-339. PDF

Weaver, J. F., and J. J. Toth, 1990: The use of satellite imagery and surface pressure-gradient analysis modified for sloping terrain to analyze the mesoscale events preceding the severe hailstorms of 2 August 1986. Wea. Forecasting, 5, 279-298. PDF

Wesley, D. A., J. F. Weaver, and R. A. Pielke, 1990: Heavy snowfall during an arctic outbreak along the Colorado front range. National Weather Digest, 15(3), 2-19. PDF

Lee, T. J., R. A. Pielke, R. C. Kessler, and J. F. Weaver, 1989: Influence of cold pools downstream of mountain barriers on downslope winds and flushing. Mon. Wea. Rev., 117(9), 2041-2058. PDF

Segal, M., W. E. Schreiber, G. Kallos, J. R. Garratt, A. Rodi, J. F. Weaver, and R. A. Pielke, 1989: The impact of crop areas in northeast Colorado on midsummer mesoscale thermal circulations. Mon. Wea. Rev., 117, 809-825. PDF

Segal, M., J. F. Weaver, and J. F. W. Purdom, 1989: Some effects of the Yellowstone fire smoke plume on northeast Colorado at the end of summer 1988. Mon. Wea. Rev., 117(10), 2278-2284. PDF

Weaver, J. F., and N. J. Doesken, 1989: The chances of having severe weather - A different approach. Amer. Wea. Observer, 5 pp. PDF

Hillger, D. W., and T. H. Vonder Haar, 1988: Estimating noise levels of remotely-sensed measurements from satellites using spatial structure analysis. J. Atmos. Ocean. Tech., 5, 206-214.

Weaver, J. F., and M. Segal, 1988: Some aspects of nonrandom cloudiness in solar energy applications. Solar Energy, 41, 49-54. PDF

Zehr, R. M., J. F. W. Purdom, J. F. Weaver, and R. N. Green,1988: Use of VAS data to diagnose the mesoscale environment of convective storms. Wea. Forecasting, 3, 33-49. PDF

Hillger, D. W., and L. F. Sokol, 1987: Guidelines for the use of SI units in technical writing and presentations. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 68, 36-40.

Lipton, A. E., D. W. Hillger, and T. H. Vonder Haar, 1986: Water vapor vertical profile structures retrieved from satellite data via classification and discrimination. Mon. Wea. Rev., 114, 1103-1111.

Purdom, J .F. W., R. Scofield, 1986: Chap. 7. The use of satellite data for mesoscale analyses and forecasting applications. Mesoscale Meteorology and Forecasting, P.S. Ray (ed.), Amer. Meteor. Soc., 118-150.

Segal, M., J. F. W. Purdom, J.L. Song, R.A. Pielke, and Y. Mahrer, 1986: Evaluation of cloud shading effects on the generation and modification of mesoscale circulations. Mon. Wea. Rev. 14(7), 1201-1212.

Smith, W. L., W. P. Bishop, V. F. Dvorak, C. M. Hayden, J. H. McElroy, F. R. Mosher, V.J. Oliver, J. F. W. Purdom, and D. Q. Wark, 1986: The meteorological satellite: Overview of 25 years of operation. Science, 231, 455-462.

Klitch, M. A., J. F. Weaver, F. P. Kelly, and T. H. Vonder Haar, 1985: Convective cloud climatologies constructed from satellite imagery. Mon.Wea. Rev., 113(3), 326-337. PDF

Purdom, J. F. W., 1985: Sec. 10.6. Satellite image analysis in Handbook of Applied Meteorology, David D. Houghton (ed.), Wiley-Interscience, New York, NY, 435-472.

Hillger, D. W., 1984: Spatial and temporal variations in mesoscale water vapor retrieved from TOVS infrared radiances in a nocturnal inversion situation. J. Climate Appl. Meteor., 23, 704-723.

Johnson, R. H., G. S. Young, J. J. Toth, and R. M. Zehr, 1984: Mesoscale weather effects of variable snow cover over northeast Colorado. Mon. Wea. Rev., 112(6), 1141-1152.  PDF

Caracena, F., R. A. Maddox, J. F. W. Purdom, J. F. Weaver, and R. N. Green, l983: Multi-scale analyses of meteorological conditions affecting Pan American World Airways Flight 759. NOAA/ERL, Boulder, CO, 45 pp. PDF

Purdom, J. F. W., l983: Chapter 3.1: Subjective interpretation of geostationary satellite data for nowcasting. Nowcasting, K.A. Browning (ed.), Academic Press Inc., London, England, 149-166.

Lipton, A. E. and D. W. Hillger, 1982: Objective analysis of discontinuous satellite-derived data fields for grid point interpolation. J. Appl. Meteor., 21, 1571-1581.

Weaver, J. F., and J. M. Brown, 1982: Forecasting an unusual weather event in Colorado: 15 October 1980. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 63(10), 1142-1150. PDF

Weaver, J. F., and S. P. Nelson, 1982: Multiscale aspects of thunderstorm gust fronts and their effects on subsequent storm development. Mon. Wea. Rev., 110(7), 707-718. PDF

McBride, J. L., and R. M. Zehr, 1981: Observational analysis of tropical cyclone formation. Part II: Comparison of non-developing versus development systems. J. of Atmos. Sci., 38(6), 1132-1151.  PDF

Weaver, J. F., 1981: Storm Detection: Satellites, McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, 13, McGraw-Hill Inc., New York, NY, 195-197.

Weaver, J. F., 1980: Storm Detection: Satellites. McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, McGraw-Hill Inc., New York, NY, 457-460, (ISBN 0-07-0452657-9).

Weaver, J. F. , T. Murray, and R. Weaver, 1980: The wind and home construction. Popular Mechanics, August, pp. 66.

Weaver, J. F. and C. Robertson, 1980:  Verifying the 72-hour 500mb forecast map.  Nat’l Wea. Digest., 5(2), 24-28.  PDF

Hillger, D. W. and T. H. Vonder Haar, 1981: Retrieval and use of high-resolution moisture and stability fields from Nimbus-6 HIRS radiances in pre-convective situations. Mon. Wea. Rev., 109, 1788-1806.

Hillger, D. W. and T. H. Vonder Haar, 1979: An analysis of satellite infrared soundings at the mesoscale using statistical structure and correlation functions. J. Atmos. Sci., 36, 287-305.

Weaver, J. F., 1979: Storm Motion as Related to Boundary-Layer Convergence. Monthly Weather Review, 107(5), 612-619. PDF

Hillger, D .W. and T. H. Vonder Haar, 1977: Deriving mesoscale temperature and moisture fields from satellite radiance measurements over the United States. J. Appl. Meteor., 16, 715-726.

Purdom, J. F. W., 1976: Some Uses of High-Resolution GOES Imagery. Mon. Wea. Rev., 104(12), Amer. Meteor. Soc., 1474-1483.  PDF

Weaver, J. F., 1975:  A Cloud Free Vault.  Master’s Thesis, University of Wyoming, Laramie, 56 pp.  PDF

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DeMaria, R. T., G. Chirokova, J. A. Knaff, and J. F. Dostalek, 2015: Machine Learning Algorithms for Tropical Cyclone Center Fixing and Eye Detection. 20th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 4-8 January, Phoenix, AZ. PDF

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Longmore, S. P., S. D. Miller, D. E. Bikos, D. T. Lindsey, E. J. Szoke, D. A. Molenar, D. W. Hillger, R. L. Brummer, and J. A. Knaff, 2015: A Photo Storm Report Mobile Application, Processing/Distribution System, and AWIPS-II Display Concept. AMS 95th Annual Meeting, 31st Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies, Phoenix, AZ, 4-8 January.

Longmore, S. P., S. D. Miller, D. E. Bikos, D. T. Lindsey, E. J. Szoke, D. A. Molenar, D. W. Hillger, R. L. Brummer, and J. A. Knaff, 2015: An Automated Mobile Phone Photo Relay and Display Concept Applicable to Operational Severe Weather Monitoring. AMS 95th Annual Meeting, 31st Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies, Phoenix, AZ, 4-8 January.

Rogers, M. A., S. D. Miller, J. M. Haynes, A. Heidinger, S. E. Haupt, M. Sengupta, 2015: Improvements in Satellite-Derived Short-Term Insolation Forecasting: Statistical Comparisons, Challenges for Advection-Based Forecasts, and New Techniques. AMS 95th Annual Meeting, Sixth Annual Conference on Weather, Climate, and the New Energy Economy, Phoenix, AZ, 4-8 January.

Schumacher, A. B., M. DeMaria, and R. T. DeMaria, 2015: Using Total Lightning Data to Improve Real-Time Tropical Cyclone Intensity and Genesis Forecasts. AMS 95th Annual Meeting, Seventh Conference on the Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data, Phoenix, AZ, 4-8 January.

Szoke, E., S. Benjamin, C.R. Alexander, E.P. James, J. Brown, D.T. Lindsey, and B. Jamison, 2015: HRRR model performance for the September 2013 northeastern Colorado floods. AMS 95th Annual Meeting, 29th Conference on Hydrology, Phoenix, AZ, 4-8 January.

Szoke, E., R.L. Brummer, D. Bikos, S.D. Miller, D.A. Molenar, B.H. Connell and M. DeMaria, 2015: CIRA Proving Ground Activities in Preparation for the GOES-R Era. AMS 95th Annual Meeting, 11th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, Phoenix, AZ, 4-8 January.

Bikos, D., E. Szoke, S. Kidder, S.D. Miller, and H. Gosden, 2014: The Orographic Rain Index (ORI) Product at CIRA. Amer. Meteor. Soc. Mountain Meteorology Conference, 18-22 August, San Diego, CA.

Knaff, J.A., M. DeMaria, S.P. Longmore, and R.T. DeMaria, 2014: Improving Tropical Cyclone Guidance Tools by Accounting for Variations in Size. 31st Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 30 March-4 April, San Diego, CA. PDF

Rogers, M.A., S.D. Miller, J.M. Haynes, A. Heidinger, S. Haupt, M. Sengupta, 2015: Improvements in Satellite-Derived Short-Term Insolation Forecasting: Statistical Comparisons, Challenges for Advection-Based Forecasts, and New Techniques. Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, 15-19 December, San Francisco, CA

Toth, G.; and D.W. Hillger, 2013: A philatelic history of climate change, Weatherwise, 65, p.34-38. (July/August) PDF

DeMaria, M., J.A. Knaff, J.L. Beven, M. Brennan, S. Miller, A.B.Schumacher, R. DeMaria, J.F. Dostalek, and D. Welsh, 2012: Application of Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) Imagers and Sounders to Tropical Cyclone Track and Intensity Forecasting. NOAA Satellite Science Week Meeting, 30 April – 4 May, Kansas City, MO.

DeMaria, M., J.A. Knaff, A.B. Schumacher, J. Kaplan, 2012: Improving Tropical Cyclone Rapid Intensity Change Forecasts from Statistical-Dynamical Models. 30th AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 15-20 April, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.

Dostalek, J.F., W. Schubert, M. DeMaria, 2012: Global Omega Equation: Its Derivation and Use in Tropical Cyclogenesis. 30th AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 15-20 April, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.

Folmer, M.J., A.L. Molthan, K.K. Fuell, J.A. Knaff, J.M. Sienkiewicz, E. Danaher, J. Kibler, D.R. Novak, B. Reed, J.L. Beven II, M. DeMaria, 2012: The Use of the RGB Airmass Product at the HPC, OPC, NHC, and SAB GOES-R Proving Grounds during the 2011 Atlantic Hurricane Season. 30th AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 15-20 April, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.

Hillger, D., G. Toth, and S. Bette, 2012: Telstar: A philatelic history, The American Philatelist, 126:10, 924-931. PDF

Kaplan, J., C.M. Rozoff, C.R. Sampson, J.P. Kossin, C.S. Velden, M. DeMaria, J.A. Knaff, 2012: Assessing the predictability of tropical cyclone rapid intensification as a function of forecast lead-time using the SHIPS rapid intensification index. 30th AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 15-20 April, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.

Knaff, J.A., M. DeMaria, C.R. Sampson, J. Peak, J. Cummings, W. Schubert, 2012: The Upper Ocean’s Thermal Response to Tropical Cyclones. 30th AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 15-20 April, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.

Knaff, J.A., M. DeMaria, D.W. Hillger, D.T. Lindsey, D.A. Molenar, J.L. Beven II, M.J. Brennan, H.D. Cobb III, R.L. Brummer. A.B. Schumacher, J.P. Dunion, K.K.Fuell, A.L. Molthan, C.S. Velden, 2012: Overview of the GOES-R Proving Ground Activities at National Hurricane Center. 30th AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 15-20 April, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.

Knapp, K.R., J.A. Knaff, C.R. Sampson, 2012: Inter-comparison of climatological TC winds and pressures in the Western North Pacific. 30th AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 15-20 April, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.

Kopp, T., D.T. Hillger, and A. Heidinger, 2012: Tackling the Hydra, validation of the (VIIRS) imagery Environmental Data Record (EDR) and clouds mask. IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), paper MO4.13.2, 22-27 July, Munich, Germany.

Lindsey, D.T., L.D. Grasso, J. Mecikalski, J. Walker, L. Schultz, C. Velden, S. Wanzong, R. Rabin, B. Vant-Hull, 2012: Convective Storm Forecasting 1-6 Hours Prior to Initiation. NOAA Satellite Science Week Meeting, 30 April – 4 May, Kansas City, MO.

Maclay, K.S., M. DeMaria, T. Vonder Haar, 2012: Tropical Cyclone Kinetic Energy and Structure Evolution in the HWRF Model. 30th AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 15-20 April, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.

McNoldy, B.D., K.D. Musgrave, M. DeMaria, 2012: Diagnostics and verification of the tropical cyclone environment in regional models. 30th AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 15-20 April, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.

Musgrave, K.D., B.D. McNoldy, M. DeMaria, 2012: Creation of a Statistical Ensemble for Tropical Cyclone Intensity Prediction. 30th AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 15-20 April, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.

Peak, J.E., C.R. Sampson, J. Cummings, J.A. Knaff, M. DeMaria, W. Schubert, 2012: An Upper Ocean Thermal Field Metrics Dataset. 30th AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 15-20 April, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.

Sampson, C.R., A.B. Schumacher, J.A. Knaff, M. DeMaria, E.M. Fukada, C. Sisko, D.P. Roberts, K.A. Winters, H.M. Wilson, 2012: An Objective Aid for DoD Base Preparations in Advance of Tropical Cyclones. 30th AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 15-20 April, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.

Schumacher, A.B., M. DeMaria, J.A. Knaff, 2012: Another Look at the Use of Maximum Potential Intensity of Tropical Cyclones. 30th AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 15-20 April, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.

Sitkowski, M., J.P. Kossin, C.M. Rozoff, J.A. Knaff, 2012: Thermodynamic Evolution of the Hurricane Inner-Core during Eyewall Replacement Cycles and Ramifications of the Relict Wind Maximum. 30th AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 15-20 April, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.

Slocum, C.J., M. DeMaria, W. Schubert, 2012: Determining Tropical Cyclone Intensity Change through Balanced Vortex Model Applications. 30th AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 15-20 April, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.

Toth, G.; and D. Hillger, 2012: Drought and desertification in postage stamps, WMO Bulletin, 61:2, p.35-39. PDF

Zhang, F., Y. Weng, X. Ge, J. Knaff, 2012: Performance of Cloud-permitting Hurricane Prediction through Assimilating High-resolution Airborne Doppler Radar and Satellite-derived Inner-core Observations. 30th AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 15-20 April, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.

Apodaca, K., M. Zupanski, J.A. Knaff, and L.D. Grasso, 2011: Assimilation of MSG-SEVIRI cloudy radiances into MLEF-HWRF as a GOES-R ABI proxy. JCSDA 9th Workshop on Satellite Data Assimilation, 24-25 May, College Park, Maryland.

Brennan, M.J., D.P Brown, and M. DeMaria, 2011: Verification of National Weather Service tropical cyclone intensity probabilities and future plans.

Connell, B.H., D. Bikos, J. Braun, A. S. Bachmeier, S. S. Lindstrom, A. Mostek, M. DeMaria, and T. J. Schmit, 2011: Training for GOES-R directed towards forecasters. AMS Seventh Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, 23-27 January, Seattle, WA.

Connell, B.H., and L. Veeck, 2011: New forecaster training paradigm for GOES-R? AMS Seventh Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems. 23-27 January, Seattle, WA.

DeMaria, M., J.A Knaff, M J. Brennan, J.L. Beven, R T. DeMaria, A B. Schumacher, J. Kaplan, and N.W.S. Demetriades, 2011: Tropical cyclone rapid intensity change forecasting using lightning data during the 2010 GOES-R Proving Ground at the National Hurricane Center. AMS Fifth Conference on the Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data, 23-27 January, Seattle, WA.

Gurka, J.J., S.J. Goodman, T.J. Schmit, A. Mostek, S.D. Miller, A.S. Bachmeier, M. DeMaria, and B. Reed, 2011: GOES-R proving ground: plans for 2011 and beyond.AMS Seventh Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems. 23-27 January, Seattle, WA.

Hamill, T., B. Brown, M. DeMaria, Z. Toth, R.L. Gall, and E. Rappaport, 2011: New ensemble-based products for tropical cyclones. AMS Seventh Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems. 23-27 January, Seattle, WA.

Hansen, J., C. R. Sampson, P. A. Wittmann, M. DeMaria, and J.A. Knaff, 2011: Covarying TC-forced wind speed/wave height probabilities. AMS Seventh Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems. 23-27 January, Seattle, WA.

Hillger, D.W., L.D. Grasso, R.L. Brummer, R.T. DeMaria, 2011: GOES-R ABI true-color capability. AMS Seventh Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems. 23-27 January, Seattle, WA.

Musgrave, K.D., M. DeMaria, B.D. McNoldy, and R.T. DeMaria, 2011: On the display of tropical cyclone model ensemble structure information. AMS Seventh Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems. 23-27 January, Seattle, WA.

Reed, B., C. W. Siewert, R. S. Schneider, G. L. Hufford, B. Entwhistle, M. DeMaria, D. Reynolds, and M.J. Brennan, 2011: GOES-R Proving Ground—Demonstrating GOES-R products in 2010. AMS 24th Conference on Weather and Forecasting/20th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, 23-27 January, Seattle, WA.

Schumacher, A.B., M. DeMaria, J.A. Knaff, L. Zhao, and T. Schott, 2011. NPP Microwave Sounder-Based Tropical Cyclone Products. 65th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 28 Feb – 3 Mar, Miami, FL.

Szoke,E.J., R.L. Brummer, H. Gosden, S.D. Miller, M. DeMaria, and D.A. Molenar, 2011: An overview of CIRA's contribution to the GOES-R Proving Ground. AMS Seventh Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems. 23-27 January, Seattle, WA.

Ardanuy, P.E., P.A. Arkin, M. DeMaria, W. Feltz, R.R. Ferraro, J. Gerth, S.J. Goodman, A. Huang, G.J. Jedlovec, D. Jones, G. Mandt, A. Nappi, and S.D. Miller, 2010: AWIPS II: platform of choice for next-generation satellite system-of-systems integration and operational use. 17th AMS Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, Annapolis MD, September 27-October 1.

Connell, B.H., D. Bikos, J. Braun, A. Mostek, and M. DeMaria:, 2010: A Fifteen Year Perspective on National and International Training Directed Towards Forecasters. 17th AMS Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, Annapolis MD, September 27-October 1.

Combs, C.L., R. Mazur, M. Nordquist, and D.A. Molenar, 2010: An effort to improve marine stratus forecasts using satellite cloud climatologies for the Eureka, CA region. 17th AMS Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, Annapolis MD, September 27-October 1.

DeMaria, M., J.A., Knaff, R. DeMaria, J. Kaplan, and N. Demetriades, 2010: Application of Lightning Measurements to Tropical Cyclone Rapid Intensity Change Forecasting. 17th AMS Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, Annapolis MD, September 27-October 1.

Finch, J.D., D. Bikos, 2010: A Long-Lived Tornadic Supercell over Colorado and Wyoming, 22 May 2008.AMS / NWA 14th High Plains Conference in Dodge City, KS, 11-13 August.

Guch, I., and M. DeMaria, 2010: GOES-R Risk Reduction Program. 17th AMS Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, Annapolis MD, September 27-October 1.

Grasso, L.D., D.T. Lindsey, W.M. MacKenzie, Jr., 2010: Detecting boundary layer moisture convergence with GOES-R ABI bands. 25th Conference on Severe Local Storms, 11-14 October, Denver, CO.

Gurka, J.J., S.J. Goodman, T.J. Schmit, C. Siewart, J.L. Bevin and M. DeMaria, 2010: GOES-R proving ground plans for the 2010 hurricane season at the National Hurricane Center (NHC) and the Storm Prediction Center (SPC) spring experiment. 17th AMS Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, Annapolis MD, September 27-October 1.

Hillger, D.W., and RL. Brummer, 2010: The GOES-14 and GOES-15 science tests: Last of the current GOES series, CIRA Newsletter, 34, Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA), Fort Collins CO, 4-7.

Jankov, I., L.D. Grasso, M. Sengupta, P.J. Neiman, D. Zupanski, M. Zupanski, D.T. Lindsey, D.W. Hillger, D.L. Birkenheuer, R. Brummer, and H. Yuan, 2010: An evaluation of five WRF-ARW microphysics schemes using synthetic GOES imagery for an atmospheric river event affecting the California coast. 17th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 26-30 September, Annapolis, MD.

Kaplan, J, J. J. Cione, M. DeMaria, J.A. Knaff, J. Dunion, J.F. Dostalek, J. E. Solbrig, J. Hawkins, T. F. Lee, J. Zhang, E. Kalina, and P. Leighton, 2010:  Enhancements to the operational SHIPS rapid intensification index.  29th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 8-12 May 2010, Tucson, AZ. 

Knaff, J.A, M. DeMaria, J. Kaplan, J. Dunion, R. DeMaria, 2010:  Assessing the impact of total Precipitable water and lightning on SHIPS forecasts.  29th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 8-12 May 2010, Tucson, AZ. 

Knaff, J.A., and B.A. Harper, 2010:  Tropical cyclone surface wind structure and wind-pressure relationships.  Keynote #3, WMO International Workshop on Tropical Cyclones – VII, La Reunion, France, 15-20 November, 35pp. PDF

Lindsey, D.T., 2010: A statistical hail prediction product. 25th Conference on Severe Local Storms, 11-14 October, Denver, CO.

Lindsey, D.T., M.D. Fromm, 2010: The effect of smoke on pyrocumulonimbus: A satellite perspective. 2nd Symposium on Aerosol-Cloud-Climate Interactions,16-21 January, Atlanta, GA.

Lindsey, D.T., L.D. Grasso, D. Bikos, J. Sieglaff, J. A. Otkin, R.M. Rabin, and J.S. Kain, 2010: Simulating GOES-R satellite imagery from WRF output. 25th Conference on Severe Local Storms, 11-14 October, Denver, CO.

Lindsey, D.T., C.W. Siewert, 2010: Development of a statistical hail prediction product for the GOES-R proving ground.  6th Annual Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellite Systems-NPOESS and GOES-R, 16-21 January, Atlanta, GA.

Schmit, T.J., D.W. Hillger, A.S. Bachmeier, and M.M. Gunshor, 2010: NOAA Science Test Results from the GOES-14 and -15 Imager and Sounder, 17th AMS Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, Annapolis MD, September 27-October 1.

Schumacher A.B, M. DeMaria, J.A. Knaff, C. R. Sampson, and D. P. Brown, 2010:  Objective tropical cyclone warning guidance using Monte Carlo wind speed probabilities. 29th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 8-12 May 2010, Tucson, AZ. 

Setvak, M., A. Sokol, D.T. Lindsey, K. Bedka, and J. Stastka, 2010: Study of convective storm top features using data from the A-Train satellites. EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference, 20-24 September, Cordoba, Spain.

Seybold, M., M. Turk, M. DeMaria, J.A. Knaff, A. Schumacher, C. Velden, T. Olander, E. Ebert, S.Q. Kidder, and R. Kuligowski, 2010: Operational Tropical Cyclone Satellite Products Available from NOAA/NESDIS/OSDPD. 17th AMS Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, Annapolis MD, September 27-October 1.

Stastka, J., M. Setvak, M. Radova, D.T. Lindsey, and A. Sokol, 2010: Moisture detection above convective storms utilizing the method of brightness temperature differences between water vapour and IR window bands, based on 2008 MSG Rapid Scan Service data, EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference, 20-24 September, Cordoba, Spain..

Velden C.S., C. Rozoff, A. Wimmers, M. Sitkowski, M. E. Kieper, J. Kossin, J. Hawkins, and J.A. Knaff, 2010:  An objective method to predict near real time rapid intensification of tropical cyclones using satellite passive microwave observations. 29th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 8-12 May 2010, Tucson, AZ. 

Brennan, M.J., D.P. Brown, R.D. Knabb, M. DeMaria, A.B. Schumacher, and J.A. Knaff, 2009:  Tropical cyclone wind speed probabilities: Operational results and future applications. AMS 23rd Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/19th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction. 1-5 June 2009, Omaha, NE.

Brummer, R.L., M. Sengupta, L.D. Grasso, D.W. Hillger, D.T. Lindsey, R. DeMaria, and M. DeMaria: 2009: Synthetic satellite datasets for GOES-R ABI Bands.  16th AMS Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 11-15 January, Phoenix, AZ.

Connell, B.H., M. Davison, A. Mostek, V. Castro, and T. Whittaker, 2009:  International satellite training activities. 16th AMS Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 11-15 January, Phoenix, AZ.

Connell, B.H., and L.G. Guirola, 2009:  Regional satellite climatologies for Central America from GOES. 16th AMS Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 11-15 January, Phoenix, AZ.

DeMaria, M., 2009:  Improving Tropical Cyclone Intensity Forecasts Using Lightning Observations.  Southern Thunder Workshop, 28-30 July, Cocoa Beach, FL.    

DeMaria, M., 2009:  Tropical cyclone applications of NPOESS and GOES-R. 5th AMS Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems - NPOESS and GOES-R, 11-15 January, Phoenix, AZ.

DeMaria, M., and R. DeMaria, 2009:  Applications of lightning observations to tropical cyclone intensity forecasting. 16th AMS Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 11-15 January, Phoenix, AZ.

Grasso, L.D., M. Sengupta, R.L. Brummer, R. DeMaria, and D.W. Hillger, 2009: Synthetic GOES-R imagery of fires at 3.9 µm. 16th AMS Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 11-15 January, Phoenix, AZ.

Guch, I., S.Q. Kidder, P. Menzel, R. Ferraro, S. Ackerman, D. Khanbilvardi, T. Strub, B. Vant Hull, R. Hudson, and M. DeMaria, 2009: Collaborative training efforts at the NESDIS Cooperative Institutes. 16th AMS Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 11-15 January, Phoenix, AZ.

Gurka, J., A. Mostek, T.J. Schmit, S.D Miller, A. Bachmeier, M. DeMaria, 2009:  GOES-R Proving Ground Program.  16th AMS Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 11-15 January, Phoenix, AZ.

Hillger, D.W., R.L. Brummer, L.D. Grasso, M. Sengupta, R. DeMaria, and M. DeMaria, 2009: Production of Proxy Datsets in Support of GOES-R Algorithm Development. Remote Sensing System Engineering II, SPIE, Vol. 7458, 74580C-1, 4-5 August, San Diego, CA

Hillger, D.W., M. DeMaria, and R.L. Brummer, 2009: GOES-R ABI product development.  16th AMS Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 11-15 January, Phoenix, AZ.

Knaff, J.A., 2009:  Propagating patterns in 6.7 µm imagery in re-intensifying tropical-to-extratropical cyclone transitions.  16th AMS Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 11-15 January, Phoenix, AZ.

Miller, S.D., M. DeMaria, D.A. Molenar, D.W. Hillger, E.J. Szoke, R.L. Brummer, A. Kuciauskas, F. Turk, H. Gosden, 2009:  Contributions from CIRA to the GOES-R Satellite Proving Ground. 16th AMS Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 11-15 January, Phoenix, AZ.

Mostek, A., M. DeMaria, J. Gurka, T.J. Schmit, 2009:  NOAA Satellite Training.  16th AMS Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 11-15 January, Phoenix, AZ.

Santos, P., D. Sharp, M. DeMaria, S. Kiser, 2009:  The Determination of Optimal Thresholds of Tropical Cyclone Incremental Wind Speed Probabilities to Support Expressions of Uncertainty in Text Forecasts. AMS Symposium on Urban High Impact Weather, 11-15 January, Phoenix, AZ.

Schumacher, R.S., D.T. Lindsey, A. B. Schumacher, J. Braun, S. D. Miller, and J. Demuth, 2009: The 22 May 2008 Weld County, Colorado tornado: Analysis of meteorological conditions and the communication of weather information.  23rd Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting /19th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction.  1-9 June 2009, Omaha, NE.

Sengupta, M., L.D. Grasso, R.L. Brummer, and D.W. Hillger, 2009:  Improving fire detection: Current GOES to GOES-R.  16th AMS Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 11-15 January, Phoenix, AZ.

Szoke, E.J., S.D. Miller, M. DeMaria, A.S. Bachmeier, J. Gerth, R. Schneider, J. Gurka, S. Goodman, and K. K. Fuell, 2009:  An overview of the GOES-R Proving Ground: current forecaster interactions and future plans.  AMS 23rd Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/19th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction. 1-5 June 2009, Omaha, NE.

Brummer, R.L., M. DeMaria, J.A. Knaff, B.H. Connell, J.F. Dostalek, D. Zupanski, 2008: GOES-R mesoscale product development. 5th AMS GOES Users’ Conference, 21-25 January, New Orleans, LA.

DeMaria, M., 2008: A simplified dynamical system for tropical cyclone intensity evolution.  28th AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 28 April-2 May, Orlando, FL.

DeMaria, M., R. DeMaria, D.W. Hillger, R.Mazur, 2008: Tropical cyclone applications of NPOESS soundings. 4th AMS Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellite Systems – (NPOESS), 21-25 January, New Orleans, LA.

DeMaria, M., J. Hawkins, J. Dunion, and D. Smith, 2008:  Tropical cyclone itensity forecasting using a satellite-based total precipitable water product.  28th AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 28 April-2 May, Orlando, FL.

DeMaria, M., S. Kidder, P. Harr, J. Knaff, Chris Lauer, 2008:  An improved wind probability program: A Joint Testbed Project update. 62nd Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 3-7 March, Charleston, SC.

Grasso, L.D., M. Sengupta, D.W. Hillger, and R.L. Brummer, 2008: GOES-R Synthetic Imagery and Fire Detection, CIRA Newsletter, 30, Fall 2008, 1-3.

Grasso, L.D., M. Sengupta, D.T. Lindsey, 2008: Improved calculations of legendre coefficients for use in generating synthetic 3.9 µm GOES-R ABI imagery. 5th AMS GOES Users’ Conference, 21-25 January, New Orleans, LA.

Grasso, L.D., M. Sengupta, and D.T. Lindsey, 2008: Synthetic GOES-R imagery development and uses.  5th GOES Users Conference, 21-25 January, New Orleans, LA.

Hillger, D.W., and R.L. Brummer, 2008: Real-time display of experimental GOES-R products. 5th AMS GOES Users’ Conference, 21-25 January, New Orleans, LA.

Hillger, D.W., and G. Toth, 2008: Un-manned satellites on postage stamps 28: The A-1 satellite, Astrophile, 53(1), (January/February), 37-39.

Jankov I., Sengupta M., Grasso L.D., Coleman D., Zupanski D., M.Zupanski, Lindsey D.T, and R.L. Brummer 2008: An Evaluation of Various WRF-ARW Microphysics Using Simulated GOES Imagery for an Atmospheric River Event Affecting the California Coast.  CIRA Newsletter, 30, Fall 2008, 18-23.

Kaplan, J., and M. DeMaria, 2008:  A revised rapid intensification index for the Atlantic and E. Pacific basins. 28th AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 28 April-2 May, Orlando, FL.

Knabb, R., M. Mainelli, M. DeMaria, 2008:  Operational tropical cyclone wind speed probability products from the National Hurricane Center, Special Symposium on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 21-25 January, New Orleans, LA.

Knaff, J.A., 2008:  Rapid tropical cyclone transitions to major hurricane intensity: Structural evolution of infrared imagery.  28th AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 28 April-2 May, Orlando, FL.

Knaff, J.A., A. Krautkramer, M. DeMaria, A.B. Schumacher, 2008:  New and updated operational tropical cyclone wind products. 62nd Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 3-7 March, Charleston, SC.

Lindsey, D.T., 2008: Examining a possible relationship between positive dominated storms and cloud-top ice crystal size.  3rd Conference on Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data, 21-25 January, New Orleans, LA.

Lindsey, D.T., 2008: Improving above-surface water vapor analyses using satellite and RUC data. 24th Conference on Severe Local Storms, 27-31 October, Savannah, GA.

Lindsey, D.T., D.W. Hillger, and L. Grasso, 2008: Development of severe weather products for the GOES-R advanced baseline imager.  5th GOES Users Conference, 21-25 January, New Orleans, LA.

Lindsey, D.T., S.D. Miller, J. Braun, and D. Bikos, 2008: An analysis of the 22 May 2008 Windsor, Colorado, tornado.  24th Conference on Severe Local Storms, 27-31 October, Savannah, GA.

Maclay, K., 2008:  Case study of hurricane Wilma's wind structure evolution using HWRF. 28th AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 28 April-2 May, Orlando, FL.

Mainelli, M., R.D. Knabb, M. DeMaria, and J.A. Knaff, 2008: Tropical cyclone wind speed probabilities and their relationships with coastal watches and warnings issued by the National Hurricane Center.  28th AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 28 April-2 May, Orlando, FL.

Majumdar, S., J. J. Cione, E. Uhlhorn, G. Cascella, S. D. Aberson, R. Atlas, J. L. Beven, D. P. Brown, J. P. Dunion, C. Fogarty, R. Hart, D. C. Herndon, J.A. Knaff, C. W. Landsea, F. D. Marks, and C. Velden, 2008: Analysis of the inner-core characteristics of Noel (2007) during its extratropical transition.  28th AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 28 April-2 May, Orlando, FL.

Mostek, A., M. DeMaria, J. Gurka, 2008:  Preparing for GOES-R+ user training and education, 5th AMS GOES Users’ Conference, 21-25 January, New Orleans, LA.

Schumacher, A., M. DeMaria, I. Ginis, and B. Thomas, 2008:  A simple parameterization of sea surface cooling beneath a hurricane inner core.  28th AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 28 April-2 May, Orlando, FL.

Schumacher, A.B., M. DeMaria, J.A. Knaff, D.P. Brown, 2008: The NESDIS tropical cyclone formation probability product: An overview of past performance and future plans. 62nd Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 3-7 March, Charleston, SC.

Sengupta, M., L.D. Grasso, D.W. Hillger, R.L. Brummer, M. DeMaria, 2008:  Quantifying uncertainties in fire size and temperature measured by GOES-R ABI, 5th AMS GOES Users’ Conference, 21-25 January, New Orleans, LA.

Setvák, M., Lindsey, D.T., Novák, P., Rabin, R.M., Wang, P.K., Kerkmann, J., Radová, M., and Stástka, J., 2008: Cold-ring shaped storms in Central Europe. The 2008 EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference, 8-12 September, Darmstadt, Germany.

Zehr, R.M., J.A. Knaff, and M. DeMaria, 2008:  Tropical cyclone environmental vertical wind shear analysis using a microwave sounder.  28th AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 28 April-2 May, Orlando, FL.

Zhu, T., M. Kim, F. Weng, M. Goldberg, A. Huang, M. Sengupta, D.K. Zhou, and B. Ruston, 2008:  GOES-R Proxy Data Management System, 5th AMS GOES Users’ Conference, 21-25 January, New Orleans, LA.

Connell, B.H., V. Castro, M. Davison, A. Mostek, T. Whittaker, A. Tupper, J. Wilson, and J.F.W. Purdom, 2007:  Training or Focus Group – Virtually there with VISITview. 4th International Workshop on Volcanic Ash, 26 - 30 March, Rotorua, New Zealand.

DeMaria, M. and J. Franklin, 2007:  Long-Term Trends in National Hurricane Center Watches and Warnings. 61st Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 5-9 March, New Orleans, LA.  

DeMaria, M. and C. Gentemann, 2007:  Sensitivity of a simplified tropical cyclone intensity model to the thermodynamic environment. IUGG General Assembly. 2-6 July, Perugia, Italy.

Grasso, L.D., M. Sengupta, J.F. Dostalek, 2007: Synthetic GOES-R and NPOESS imagery of mesoscale weather events. 3rd AMS Symposium on Future National Operational and Environmental Satellites, 14-18 January, San Antonio, TX.

Hillger, D.W. and M. DeMaria, 2007: GOES-R color product development. EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference and the 15th AMS Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography Conference, 24–28 September, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Hillger, D.W. and M. DeMaria, 2007: GOES-R color product development. 3rd AMS Symposium on Future National Operational and Environmental Satellites, 14-18 January, San Antonio, TX.

Hillger, D.W. and T. Schmit, 2007Results of the GOES-13 science test.  EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference and the 15th AMS Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography Conference, 24–28 September, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Hillger, D.W., T. Schmit, D.T. Lindsey, J.A. Knaff, J. Daniels, 2007: An overview of GOES-13 science test. 3rd AMS Symposium on Future National Operational and Environmental Satellites, 14-18 January, San Antonio, TX.

Knaff, J.A., C. Guard, J. Kossin, T. Marchok, B. Sampson, T. Smith, and N. Surgi, 2007: Operational guidance and skill in forecasting structure change. Proc. Sixth Int. Workshop on Tropical Cyclones, San José, Costa Rica, WMO Tech. Doc. 1383. [Available online at http://severe.worldweather.org/iwtc/.] PDF

Lindsey, D.T., and L.D. Grasso, 2007: Exploring the relationship between satellite-retrieved ice crystal size and thunderstorm intensity. 4th European Conference on Severe Storms, 10-14 September, Trieste, Italy.

Lindsey, D.T. and L.D. Grasso, 2007: Modeling GOES-R 6.185-10.35 micron brightness temperature differences above cold thunderstorm tops. 3rd AMS Symposium on Future National Operational and Environmental Satellites, 14-18 January, San Antonio, TX.

Lindsey, D.T., and L.D. Grasso, 2007: Numerical simulations of the effects of CCN on thunderstorm intensity and evolution. EUMETSAT Training Workshop on Interpretation of Satellite Images/products of Convective Storms. 3-7 September, Trieste, Italy.

Sengupta, M. L.D Grasso, D.T. Lindsey, and M. DeMaria, 2007: Validation of mesoscale model output with satellite observations. 3rd AMS Symposium on Future National Operational and Environmental Satellites, 14-18 January, San Antonio, TX.

Setvak, M., P. Novak, D.T. Lindsey, R.M. Rabin, P.K. Wang, and M. Radova, 2007:  Central European convective storms penetrating deep into the lower stratosphere - MSG IR  and radar observations and radiative transfer modeling. 4th European Conference on Severe Storms, 10-14 September, Trieste, Italy.

Chatzidmitriouu, K., C.W. Anderson, and M. DeMaria, 2006:  Robust and interpretble statistical models for predicting intensification of tropical cyclones. AMS 27th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology.  24-28 April, Monterey, CA.

Connell, B.H., 2006:  Preparing for GOES-R: old tools with new perspectives.  4th GOES-R Users' Conference.  1-3 May, Broomfield, CO.

Connell, B.H., and D.W. Hillger, 2006: Preparing for GOES-R: Old tools with new perspectives, CIRA Magazine, 25, Spring, 1-3.

Connell, B.H., and F. Prata, 2006: Detecting volcanic ash and blowing dust using GOES, MODIS, and AIRS imagery. AMS 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 29 January-3 February, Atlanta, GA.

Cram, T., J.A. Knaff, and M. DeMaria, 2006:  Objective Identification of Annular Hurricanes Using GOES and Reanalysis Data. AMS 27th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology.  24-28 April, Monterey, CA.

Daniels, J., R. Scofield, G. Ellrod, R. Kuligowski, D.W. Hillger, T.J. Schmit, W. Bresky, J.C. Davenport, and A.J. Schreiner, 2006: Validation of GOES-N Imager data and products during the GOES-N Science Test. AMS 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography. 29 January-3 February, Atlanta, GA. 5 pp.

DeMaria, M., 2006:  Application of Oceanic Heat Content Estimation to Operational Forecasting of Recent Atlantic Category 5 Hurricanes.  AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting.  20-23 February, Honolulu, HI.

DeMaria, M., 2006:  Hurricane Intensity Estimation from GOES-R Hyperspectral Environmental Suite Eye Sounding. 4th GOES-R Users' Conference.  1-3 May, Broomfield, CO.

DeMaria, M., 2006:  Statistical Tropical Cyclone Intensity Forecast Improvements Using GOES and Aircraft Reconnaissance Data. AMS 27th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology.  24-28 April, Monterey, CA.

DeMaria, M., D.W. Hillger, C. Barnet, R.T. DeMaria, 2006: Tropical Cyclone Applications of Next-Generation Operational Satellite Soundings. AMS 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography. 29 January-3 February, Atlanta, GA.

Dostalek, J.F. and M. DeMaria, 2006: Polar wind retrievals using the Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit. AMS 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography. 29 January-3 February, Atlanta, GA.

Fryer, M.K., and M. DeMaria, 2006: Daily weather discussions at CIRA, CIRA Magazine, 25, Spring, 4.

Gentemann, C.L., F.J. Wentz, and M. DeMaria, 2006: Near real time global optimum interpolated microwave SSTS: Applications to hurricane intensity forecasting. AMS 27th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology.  24-28 April, Monterey , CA .

Grasso, L.D., and D.T. Lindsey, 2006: Analysis of a hook echo and RFD from a simulated supercell on 8 May 2003. AMS Symposium on the Challenges of Severe Convective Storms. 29 January-3 February, Atlanta, GA.

Grasso, L.D., and M. Sengupta, 2006:  A technique for computing hydrometeor effective radius in bins of a gamma distribution. 4th GOES-R Users' Conference.  1-3 May, Broomfield, CO.

Grasso, L.D., M. Sengupta, J.F. Dostalek, and M. DeMaria, 2006:  Synthetic GOES-R and NPP Imagery of Mesoscale Weather Events. 4th GOES-R Users' Conference.  1-3 May, Broomfield, CO.

Grasso, L.D., M. Sengupta, J.F. Dostalek, and M. DeMaria, 2006: Synthetic GOES-R and NPOESS imagery of mesoscale weather events. AMS 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography. 29 January-3 February, Atlanta, GA.

Grasso, L.D., M. Sengupta, and D.T. Lindsey, 2006. A technique for computing hydrometeor effective radius in bins of a gamma distribution. AMS 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography. 29 January-3 February, Atlanta, GA.

Hillger, D.W., 2006:  GOES-R ABI New Product Development: Focus on Fog and Atmospheric Dust.  4th GOES-R Users' Conference.  1-3 May, Broomfield, CO.

Hillger, D.W., 2006: GOES-R Product Development Risk Reduction Activities. AMS 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography. 29 January-3 February, Atlanta, GA.

Hillger, D.W., T. Schmit, D.T. Lindsey, J.A. Knaff, and J. Daniels, 2006: An Overview of GOES-N Science Test. AMS 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography. 29 January-3 February, Atlanta, GA.

Hillger, D.W., and G. Toth, 2006: Weather balloons and radiosondes, Topical Time, 57:3, 41-46, 89.

Kaplan, J., and M. DeMaria , 2006: Estimating the likelihood of rapid intensification in the Atlantic and E. Pacific basins using SHIPS model data. AMS 27th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology.  24-28 April, Monterey, CA.

Knaff, J.A., and M. DeMaria, 2006: A Multi-platform Satellite Tropical Cyclone Wind Analysis System. AMS 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography. 29 January-3 February, Atlanta, GA.

Knaff, J.A., and C. Sampson, 2006:  Reanalysis of West Pacific tropical cyclone intensity 1966-1987. AMS 27th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology.  24-28 April, Monterey, CA.

Lindsey, D.T., 2006: A Climatological Study of Ice Cloud Reflectivity over the Continental US. AMS 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography. 29 January-3 February, Atlanta, GA.

Maclay, K., 2006:  Tropical Cyclone Inner Core Energetics and Its Relation to Storm Structural Changes. AMS 27th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology.  24-28 April, Monterey, CA.

Sampson, C.R., J.A. Knaff, and M. DeMaria, 2006: A statistical intensity model consensus for the Joint Typhoon Warning Center. AMS 27th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology.  24-28 April, Monterey, CA.

Schmit, T.J., G.S. Wade, M.M. Gunshor, J.P. Nelson III, A.J. Schreiner, J. Li, J. Daniels, and D.W. Hillger, 2006: The GOES-N Sounder Data and Products. AMS 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography. 29 January-3 February, Atlanta, GA. 6 pp.

Sengupta, M., L.D. Grasso, D.T. Lindsey, and M. DeMaria, 2006: Statistical comparisons of model output with satellite observations: a severe weather case. AMS 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography. 29 January-3 February, Atlanta, GA.

Straka, W.C., D.T. Lindsey, and A.K. Heidinger, 2006:  A study of cloud top microphysical characteristics in High Plains thunderstorms. 12th Conference on Cloud Physics, 10-14 July, Madison, WI .

Velden, C.V., D.C. Herndon, J. Kossin, J. Hawkins, M. DeMaria , 2006: Consensus estimates of tropical cyclone intensity using multispectral (IR and MW) satellite observations. AMS 27th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 24-28 April, Monterey, CA .

Wang, W., C. Davis, J. Klemp, G. Holland, and M. DeMaria , 2006: Evaluation of WRF-ARW high-resolution tropical storm forecasts in 2005 season.  AMS 27th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology.  24-28 April, Monterey, CA.

Zehr, R.M., 2006:  Analysis of High Resolution Infrared Images of Hurricanes from Polar Satellites as a Proxy for GOES-R. 4th GOES-R Users' Conference.  1-3 May, Broomfield, CO.

Zehr, R.M., 2006:  Atlantic Tropical Cyclogenesis - Satellite Analysis. AMS 27th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology.  24-28 April, Monterey, CA.

Zupanski, D., L.D. Grasso, and M. DeMaria, 2006: Ensemble Data Assimilation of Simulated Brightness Temperature Observations. 4th GOES-R Users' Conference.  1-3 May, Broomfield, CO.

Zupanski, D., L.D. Grasso, M. DeMaria, M. Sengupta, and M. Zupanski, 2006: Evaluating the Impact of Satellite Data Density within an Ensemble Data Assimilation Approach.   AMS 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography. 29 January-3 February, Atlanta, GA.

Braun, J., 2005:  The VISIT Program. CIRA Magazine, 24, Fall, 20.

Connell, B.H., and M. DeMaria, 2005: Hurricane Mitch. CIRA Magazine, 24, Fall, 2.

DeMaria, M., J.A. Knaff, J. Demuth, R.M. Zehr, and J.F. Dostalek, 2005: CIRA contributions to the Joint Hurricane Testbed. CIRA Magazine, 23, Spring, 5-7.

DeMaria, M., J.A. Knaff, K.J. Mueller, and R.M. Zehr, 2005: Improvements in Deterministic and Probabilistic Tropical Cyclone Wind Predictions: A Joint Hurricane Testbed Project Update. 59th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 7-11 March, Jacksonville, FL.

Gosden, H., D.L. Watson, D.A. Molenar, K. Schrab, J.F.W. Purdom, D.W. Hillger, T. Whittaker, and T. Smith, 2005:  RAMSDIS to RAMSDIS Online, CIRA Magazine, 24, Fall, 4.

Knaff, J.A., 2005:  Joint Hurricane Testbed, CIRA Magazine, 24, Fall, 16.

Knaff, J.A., M. DeMaria R.M. Zehr, and K.J. Mueller, 2005: Development of a Multi-platform Satellite Tropical Cyclone Wind Analysis System. 59th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 7-11 March, Jacksonville, FL.

Knaff, J.A., and C. Sampson, 2005: Development of STIPS for the Southern Hemisphere and Indian Ocean. 59th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 7-11 March, Jacksonville, FL.

Lindsey, D.T., and L.D. Grasso, 2005: Reflective storm tops: a satellite method for inferring thunderstorm top microphysical structure. AMS 21st Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, August 1-5, Washington, DC.

Mainelli, M., M. DeMaria, and L. Shay, 2005: Results from the Incorporation of Ocean Heat Content and GOES Data in the Operational Ships Model During the 2004 Hurricane Season. 59th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 7-11 March, Jacksonville, FL.

Mueller, K.J., R.M. Zehr, M. DeMaria, and J.A. Knaff, 2005: Objective Estimation of Tropical Cyclone Wind Structure From Infrared Satellite Data. 59th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 7-11 March, Jacksonville, FL.

Weaver, J.F., 2005: 911 Dispatch cards, CIRA Magazine, 24, Fall, 16.

Weaver, J.F., D.N. Allen, 2005: Early outreach efforts - ARTIE. CIRA Magazine, 24, Fall, 2.

Zehr, R.M., M. DeMaria, J.A. Knaff, and K.J. Mueller, 2005: NOAA's Next-Generation Polar and Geostationary Satellites - Hurricane Applications. 59th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 7-11 March, Jacksonville, FL.

Zupanski, D., M. Zupanski, M. DeMaria, and L.D. Grasso, 2005: Critical issues of ensemble data assimilation in application to GOES-R risk reduction program. 9th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), 10-14 January, San Diego, CA.

Berg, R., C. Sisko, and M. DeMaria, 2004: High resolution SST in the SHIPS model: improving operational guidance of tropical cyclone intensity forecasts. AMS 26th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 3-7 May, Miami, FL, 536-537.

Bessho, K. M. DeMaria, J.A. Knaff, and J. Demuth, 2004: Tropical Cyclone Wind Retrievals from the Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit (AMSU): Application to Surface Wind Analysis. AMS 26th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 3-7 May, Miami, FL, 120-121.

Black, M.L., J.P. Kossin, W.H. Schubert, C.S. Velden, J.P. Dunion, S.D. Aberson, P.G. Black, and R.M. Zehr, 2004: Mesovortices in Hurricane Isabel (2003): A comparison of satellite, radar, and photographic observations. AMS 26th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 3-7 May, Miami, FL.

Cecil, D., T.A. Jones, J.A. Knaff, and M. DeMaria, 2004: Statistical forecasting of Pacific and Indian Ocean tropical cyclone intensity using 19-, 37-, and 85- GHz brightness temperatures. AMS 26th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 3-7 May, Miami, FL, 302-303.

Connell, B.H., D.E. Bikos, D.T, Lindsey, J.F. Weaver, A. Mostek, 2004: National and International Training Activities at CIRA. CIRA Magazine, 21, Spring, 7-9.

DeMaria, M., 2004: 50 Years of Progress in Tropical Cyclone Modeling. AMS 26th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 3-7 May, Miami, FL.

DeMaria, M., C.W. Anderson, J.A. Knaff, and B.H. Connell, 2004: A New Product for Estimating the Probability of Tropical Cyclone Formation. AMS 26th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 3-7 May, Miami, FL, 52-53.

DeMaria, M., D.W. Hillger, C.D. Barnet, J.P. Dunion, and R.T. DeMaria, 2004:  Evaluation of Hyperspectral Infrared Soundings in Tropical Cyclone Environments. Available from the preprint CD, 13th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 20-23 September, Norfolk, VA.

Dostalek, J.F., L.D. Grasso, M. Sengupta, and M. DeMaria, 2004:  Applications of synthetic GOES-R observations for mesoscale weather analysis and forecasting. Available from the preprint CD, 13th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 20-23 September, Norfolk, VA

Gentemann, C., M. DeMaria and F.J. Wentz, 2004: Near real time global optimum interpolated microwave SSTs: applications to hurricane intensity forecasting. AMS 26th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 3-7 May, Miami, FL.

Goni, G.J., M. DeMaria, J.A. Trinanes, and P.G. Black, 2004: Testing global estimates of the tropical cyclone heat potential fields to improve hurricane intensification prediction. AMS 26th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 3-7 May, Miami, FL, 7-8.

Grasso, L.D. , M. Sengupta, D. Zupanski, M. Zupanski, J.F. Dostalek and M. DeMaria, 2004: Applications of Simulated GOES-R Observations for Advance Product Development for Mesoscale Weather Forecasting. 3rd GOES Users Conference. 10-13 May, Broomfield, CO.

Gross, J.M., M. DeMaria, J.A. Knaff, and C.R. Sampson, 2004: A New Method for Determining Tropical Cyclone Wind Forecast Probabilities. AMS 26th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 3-7 May, Miami, FL, 425-426.

Hillger, D.W., M. DeMaria, and L.D. Grasso, 2004: GOES-R Risk Reduction Activities at CIRA. CIRA Magazine, 21, Spring, 10-11.

Hillger, D.W., M. DeMaria, and R.M. Zehr, 2004:  Advance Mesoscale Product Development for GOES-R Using Operational and Experimental Satellite Observations.   SPIE Annual Meeting, Paper 5549-12, Vol. 5549, 2-6 August, Denver, CO.

Kaplan, J. and M. DeMaria, 2004: Estimating the probability of rapid intensification of tropical cyclones in the Atlantic and Eastern Pacific basins. AMS 26th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 3-7 May, Miami, FLm 538-539.

Knaff, J.A., C.R. Sampson, and M. DeMaria, 2004: An introduction to the statistical typhoon intensity prediction scheme (STIPS). AMS 26th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 3-7 May, Miami, FL, 534-535.

Kossin, J.P., W.H. Schubert, C.S. Velden, M.L. Black, P. Black, R.M. Zehr, S.D. Aberson, and J.P. Dunion, 2004: Mesovortices in Hurricane Isabel (2003). AMS 26th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 3-7 May, Miami, FL.

Lindsey, D.T., 2004: Using satellite imagery to improve forecasts and nowcasts. AMS 33rd Conference on Broadcast Meteorology, 14-18 June, New Orleans, LA.

Lindsey, D.T., D. Bikos, A. Mostek, S. Bachmeier, T. Whittaker, J.F. Weaver, B.N. Grant, and J. LaDue, 2004: VISIT -- Providing Teletraining for Operational Forecasters. 13th Symposium on Education, 11-15 January, Seattle, WA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., paper 3.2.  PDF

Lindsey, D.T., D. Bikos, J. Weaver, and A. Mostek, 2004: The VISIT Program -- Transferring Research to Operations. 20th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, 11-15 January, Seattle, WA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., paper 19.1.  PDF

Lindsey, D.T., and M.J. Bunkers, 2004:  On the motion and interaction between left- and right-moving supercells on 4 May 2003. 22nd Conference on Severe Local Storms, 3-8 October, Hyannis, MA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., paper 12.2.

Tuleya, R., M. DeMaria, and R.J. Kuligowski, 2004: Evaluation of rainfall forecasts from the operational GFDL hurricane model. AMS 26th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 3-7 May, Miami, FL, 176-177.

Velden, C., J. P. Kossin, T. L. Olander, D. Herndon, A. J. Wimmers, R. Wacker, R. T. Edson, J. D. Hawkins, K. F. Brueske, B.W. Kabat, and M. DeMaria, 2004: Toward an objective satellite-based algorithm to provide real-time estimates of TC intensity using integrated multispectral (IR and MW) observations. AMS 26th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 3-7 May, Miami, FL, 280-281.

Zehr, R.M., 2004: Atlantic Intense Hurricanes, 1995-2003 - Characteristics Based on Best Track, Aircraft, and IR Images. AMS 26th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 3-7 May, Miami, FL.

Zehr, R.M., 2004: The Objective Dvorak Technique - Historical Perspective. Special Session on the Dvorak Technique: A 30-year test of time. AMS 26th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 3-7 May, 2004, Miami, FL.

Combs, C.L., M. Weiland, M. DeMaria, and T.H. Vonder Haar, 2003: Examining high wind events using satellite cloud cover composites over the Cheyenne, WY region. 12th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 10-14 February, Long Beach, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., CD-ROM, P2.25.

DeMaria, M., 2003: 50 Years of Progress in Operational Foreecasting of Atlantic Tropical Cyclones. AMS Simpson Symposium, 10-14 February, Long Beach, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc.

DeMaria, M., M. Mainelli, L.K. Shay, J.A. Knaff, and J.P. Kossin, 2003: Improvements in Real-Time Statistical Tropical Cyclone Intensity Forecasts Using Satellite Data. 12th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 10-14 February, Long Beach, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., CD-ROM, JP1.4.

Grasso, L.D., 2003:  Dryline thunderstorm development.  CIRA Magazine, 19, Spring, 14-15.

Hillger, D.W., and S.Q. Kidder, 2003: A simple GOES skin temperature product. 12th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 10-14 February, Long Beach, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc.

Knaff, J.A., N. Wang, M. DeMaria, R.M. Zehr, 2003:  Transmission of current GOES imagery aboard the NOAA WP-3 aircraft using wavelet compression techniques. CIRA Magazine, 20, Fall, 15-17.

Knaff, J.A., N. Wang, R.M. Zehr, M. DeMaria, J.S. Griffin, and F.D. Marks, 2003: A demonstration of real-time transmission and display of GOES imagery aboard the NOAA P-3 aircraft during the 2002 hurricane season. 12th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 10-14 February, Long Beach, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., CD-ROM, JP1.5.

Mostek, A., S. Bachmeier, T. Whittaker, D.E. Bikos, D. Lindsey, J.F. Weaver, M. DeMaria, B. Grant, and J. LaDue, 2003: VISITview-Connecting Instructors with Operational Forecasters. 19th Conference on IIPS, 10-14 February, Long Beach, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., CD-ROM, P1.44. PDF

Reasor, P.D., M.T. Montgomery, F.D. Marks, L.F. Bosart, J.F. Gamache, and J.A. Knaff, 2003: Diagnosing the Role of Convective Hot Towers in Tropical Cyclogenesis Using Airborne Doppler-derived Winds. Simpson Symposium, 10-14 February, Long Beach, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc.

Reinke, D.L., J.M. Forsythe, J.A. Kankiewicz, K.R. Dean, C.L. Combs, and T.H. Vonder Haar, 2003: Development and Application of Regional Cloud Projects from the CHANCES Global Cloud Database. 12th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 10-14 February, Long Beach, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., CD-ROM, P1.2.

Zehr, R.M., 2003: Tropical cyclone surface wind analysis using satellite data- Dvorak, microwave, scatterometer, and cloud motion winds. 57th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 10-14 March, Miami, FL.

Connell, B.H., C.L. Combs, and M. DeMaria, 2002: Regional Satellite Cloud Composites for Forecast Offices. CIRA Magazine, 17, Spring, 18-19.

Connell, B.H., M. DeMaria, J. Sessing, V. Castro Leon, and J.F.W. Purdom, 2002: Reconstruction Efforts for Meteorological Offices in Central America in the Wake of Hurricane Mitch. 29th International Symposium Remote Sensing of Environment, Buenos Aires, April 8-11, CD Proceedings, TS-28.1, 4pp.

DeMaria, M., R. M. Zehr, J.P. Kossin, and J.A. Knaff, 2002: The Use of GOES Imagery in Statistical Hurricane Intensity Prediction, 25th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 29 April-3 May, San Diego, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 120-121.

Demuth, J.L., K. Brueske, J.A. Knaff, C. Velden, and M. DeMaria, 2002: An Evaluation of CIMSS and CIRA AMSU Tropical Cyclone Intensity Estimation Algorithms. 25th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 29 April-3 May, San Diego, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 27-28.

Hillger, D.W., 2002: Changes in the GOES-12 Imager. CIRA Magazine, 17, 13-14.

Hillger, D.W., 2002: Images of smoke and fires from MODIS and GOES, CIRA Magazine, 18, 3-4.

Kaplan, J., and M. DeMaria, 2002: Estimating the Probability of Rapid Intensification Using the SHIPS Model Output: Some Preliminary Results. 25th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 29 April-3 May, San Diego, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 124-125.

Knaff, J.A., J.P. Kossin, and M. DeMaria, 2002: What are Annular Hurricanes? 25th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 29 April-3 May, San Diego, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 609-610.

Knaff, J.A., and C.S. Velden, 2002: Examining the Eight-Day Evolution of Upper Level Winds in Hurricane Floyd. 25th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 29 April-3 May, San Diego, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 37-38.

Koyama, T., and D.W. Hillger, 2002: Verification of GMS-5 VISSR infrared detector using structure function analysis. 3rd International Asia-Pacific Environmental Remote Sensing Symposium. 23-27 October, Hangzhou, China, SPIE, 4895-32.

Landsea, C.W., and J.A. Knaff, 2002: How much "skill" was there in forecasting the strong 1997-98 El Nino and 1998-2001 La Nina events? 25th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 29 April-3 May, San Diego, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc.

Mainelli, M., M. DeMaria, and L.K. Shay, 2002: The Impact of Oceanic Heat Content on Hurricane Intensity Forecasts Using the SHIPS Model. 25th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 29 April-3 May, San Diego, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 627-628.

Marks, Jr., F., G. Kappler, and M. DeMaria, 2002: Development of a Tropical Cyclone Rainfall Climatology and Persistence (R-CLIPER) Model. 25th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 29 April-3 May, San Diego, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 327-328.

Mostek, A., S. Bachmeier, T. Whittaker, D.E. Bikos, B.C. Motta, B.A. Zajac, J.F. Weaver, K. Schrab, B. Grant, and J. LaDue, 2002: Bringing Training to the Forecasters Using VISITView- Review of Program Since 1999. Interactive Symposium on the Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS), January 13-17, Orlando, FL, Amer. Meteor. Soc., J35-J38. PDF

Motta, B.C., D.E. Bikos, B.A. Zajac, S. Bachmeier, T. Whittaker, B. Grant, J. LaDue, N. Junker, K. Schrab, D. Baumgardt, R. Grumm, P. Wolf, J.F. Weaver, R.M. Zehr, and A. Mostek, 2002: VISIT Integrated Sensor Training: Using AWIPS Satellite Products and Capabilities. Interactive Symposium on the Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS), January 13-17, Orlando, FL, Amer. Meteor. Soc., J11-J16.  PDF

Schubert, W.H., B.D. McNoldy, J. Vigh, S.R. Fulton, and R.M. Zehr, 2002: A Case Study of Tropical Cyclone Merger. 25th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 29 April-3 May 2002, San Diego, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 293-294.

Zajac, B.A., and J.F. Weaver, 2002: Lightning Meteorology I: An Introductory Course on Forecasting with Lightning Data. Interactive Symposium on the Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS), January 13-17, Orlando, FL, Amer. Meteor. Soc., J220-J225   PDF

Zajac, B. A., J. F. Weaver, and D. E. Bikos, 2002:  An Overview of Lightning Training from NWS/VISIT: 1999-2001.  AMS 18th Conf. on IIPS, January 13-17, Orlando, FL.

Zajac, B.A., J.F. Weaver, and D.E. Bikos, 2002: Lightning Training from the Virtual Institute for Satellite Integration Training: 1999-2001, Interactive Symposium on the Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS), January 13-17, Orlando, FL, Amer. Meteor. Soc., J20-J22. PDF

Zajac, B.A., J.F. Weaver, D.E. Bikos, and D.T. Lindsey, 2002: Lightning Meteorology II: An Advanced Course on Forecasting with Lightning Data. 21st Conference on Severe Local Storms, 12-16 August, San Antonio, TX, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 438-441. PDF

Zehr, R.M., 2002: Vertical Wind Shear Characteristics with Atlantic Hurricanes During 2001. 25th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 29 April-3 May 2002, San Diego, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 170-171.

Alfaro, R. and R.A. Scofield, 2001: Validation of GOES precipitation estimates over Central America. 11th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 15-18 October, 2001, Madison, WI, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 379-382.

Combs, C., 2001: Wind Regime Cloud Cover Composites of Convective Development over the Wakefield, VA Region. 11th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 15-18 October, Madison, WI, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 165-167.

Connell, B.H., and V. Castro, 2001: The use of mesoscale climatologies for monitoring and forecasting weather in Costa Rica. 11th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 15-18 October, Madison, WI, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 157-160.

Connell, B.H., and M. DeMaria, 2001:  International activities and Hurricane Mitch reconstruction.  CIRA Magazine, 16, 3-5.

DeMaria, M., J.L. Demuth, and J.A. Knaff, 2001: Validation of an Advanced Microwave Sounder Unit (AMSU) tropical cyclone intensity and size estimation algorithm. 11th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 15-18 October, Madison, WI, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 300-303.

DeMaria, M., and R.E. Tuleya, 2001: Evaluation of quantitative precipitation forecasts from the GFDL hurricane model. Symposium on Precipitation of Extremes: Prediction, Impacts, and Responses, 14-19 January, Albuquerque, NM, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 340-343.

Hillger, D.W., and J. Clark, 2001: Principal Component Image analysis of MODIS for volcanic ash. 11th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 15-18 October, Madison, WI, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 55-60.

Hillger, D.W., and J. Clark, 2001: Simulation of GOES-M 5-band imager using MODIS data. 11th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 15-18 October, Madison, WI, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 600-603.

Hillger, D.W., and G. Toth, 2001: Barometers and isobars. Topical Time, 52:6, November/December, 17-21.

Kidder, S.Q., J.A. Knaff, and S.J. Kusselson, 2001: Using AMSU data to forecast precipitation from landfalling hurricanes. Symposium on Precipitation of Extremes: Prediction, Impacts, and Responses, 14-19 January, Albuquerque, NM, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 344-346.

Kidder, S.Q., S.J. Kusselson, J.A. Knaff, and R.J. Kuligowski, 2001: Improvements to the experimental tropical rainfall potential (TraP) technique. 11th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 15-18 October, Madison, WI, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 375-378.

Knaff, J.A., and C.W. Landsea, 2001: Application of the El Nino--southern Oscillation CLImatology and PERsistence (CLIPER) Forecasting Scheme. Experimental Long--Lead Forecast Bulletin, 10:2, 31-34.

Knaff, J.A., and C.W. Landsea, 2001: Application of the El Ni?o--Southern Oscillation CLImatology and PERsistence (CLIPER) Forecasting Scheme. Experimental Long--Lead Forecast Bulletin, 10:3, 40-42.

Koyama, T., and D.W. Hillger, T.H. Vonder Haar, 2001: MODIS statistical structure function analysis, 11th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 15-18 October, Madison, WI, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 596-599.

Landsea, C.W., and J.A. Knaff, 2001: Application of the El Nino--southern Oscillation CLImatology and PERsistence (CLIPER) Forecasting Scheme. Experimental Long--Lead Forecast Bulletin, 10:1, 31-33.

Landsea, C.W., and J.A. Knaff, 2001: Application of the El Ni?o--Southern Oscillation CLImatology and PERsistence (CLIPER) Forecasting Scheme. Experimental Long--Lead Forecast Bulletin, 10:4, 41-43.

Mostek, A., S. Bachmeier, T. Whittaker, D.E. Bikos, B.C. Motta, B. Grant, and J. LaDue, 2001: Teletraining using VISITView. 17th International Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS), 14-19 January, Albuquerque, NM, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 256-259.

Mostek, A., S. Bachmeier, T. Whittaker, D.E. Bikos, B.C. Motta, B.A. Zajac, J.F. Weaver, K. Schrab, B. Grant, and J. LaDue, 2001:  Virtual Institute for Satellite Integration Training: Bringing Training to the Forecasters Using VISITView. Preprints, 11th Conf. On Satellite Meteor. And Oceanography, 15-18 October, Madison, WI, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 328-331.

Motta, B.C., D.E. Bikos, B.A. Zajac, S. Bachmeier, T. Whittaker, B. Grant, J. LaDue, A. Mostek, P. Wolf, J.F. Weaver, and R.M. Zehr, 2001: Recent training and results from the Virtual Institute for Satellite Integration Training. 17th International Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS),14-19 January, Albuquerque, NM, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 418-421.

Motta, B.C., D.E. Bikos, B.A. Zajac, S. Bachmeier, T. Whittaker, B. Grant, J. LaDue, A. Mostek, P. Wolf, J.F. Weaver, and R.M. Zehr, 2001: Recent training and results from the Virtual Institute for Satellite Integration Training.10th Symposium on Education, 14-19 January, Albuquerque, NM, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 40-43.  PDF

Motta, B.C., D.E. Bikos, B.A. Zajac, S. Bachmeier, T. Whittaker, J.F. Weaver, R.M. Zehr, B. Grant, J. LaDue, A. Mostek, P. Wolf, R. Grumm, D. Baumgardt, S. Jascourt, and B.B. Bua, 2001: Recent Training and Results from the Virtual Institute for Satellite Integration Training. 11th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 15-18 October, Madison, WI, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 332-335.  PDF

Motta, B.C., R.H. Grumm, and A. Mostek, 2001: Model Trends and Satellite Imagery in Forecasting. 18 Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting and the 14th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, 29 July-2 August, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 232-234.

Scofield, R.A., M. DeMaria, and R.M. Alfaro, 2001: Space-based rainfall capabilities in hurricanes offshore and inland. Symposium on Precipitation Extremes: Prediction, Impacts, and Responses. 14-19 January, Albuquerque, NM, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 297-301.

Weaver, J.F., J.F. Dostalek, and L. Phillips, 2001: Left-moving thunderstorms in a high plains, weakly-sheared environment. 18th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting and the 14th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, 30 July-2 August, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 208-213.  PDF

Weaver, J.F., J.A. Knaff, J.M. Daniels, and G.S. Wade, 2001: Observations of a severe supercell thunderstorm on 24 July using GOES-11 sounder and imagery. 11th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 15-18 October, Madison, WI, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 397-401.  PDF

Whittaker, T.M., B. Grant, S. Bachmeier, T. Mostek, B.C. Motta, K. Schrab, and G. Wade, 2001: Using VISITView for real-time collaborations. 10th Symposium on Education and 17th International Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS), 14-19 January, Albuquerque, NM, Amer. Meteor. Soc., J11-J12.

Zehr, R.M., 2001:  Hurricane research at CIRA.  CIRA Magazine, 16, 6-7.

Zehr, R.M., 2001: Tropical Cyclone Surface Wind Analysis Using Satellite Sensors. 11th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 15-18 October, Madison, WI, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 296-299.

Cione, J.J., J. Kaplan, M. DeMaria, and P. Molina, 2000: SST timeseries in the hurricane environment: Comparison with surface ocean temperatures used by the statistical hurricane intensity prediction scheme (SHIPS). 24th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 29 May-2 June, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Amer. Meteor. Soc.

Connell, B.H., and K. Gould, 2000: GOES-8 visible cloud frequency composites of the convectively active sea breeze under stratified synoptic flow over the Florida panhandle. 10th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography. 14-18 January, Long Beach, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 438-441.

DeMaria, M., J.A. Knaff, S.Q. Kidder, and M.D. Goldberg, 2000: Tropical cyclone wind retrievals using AMSU-A data from NOAA-15. 10th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography. 14-18 January, Long Beach, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 149-152.

DeMaria, M., R.M. Zehr, C.S. Velden, and F.M. Horsfall, 2000: Further improvements to the statistical hurricane intensity prediction scheme using GOES imagery. 24th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 29 May - 2 June, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 240-241.

DeMuth, J.L., M. DeMaria, J.A. Knaff, and T. Vonder Haar, 2000: An objective method for estimating tropical cyclone intensity and structure from NOAA-15 Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit (AMSU) data. 24th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 29 May - 2 June, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 484-485.

Doesken, N.J., and Weaver, J.F., 2000: Micro-scale rainfall variations measured by a local volunteer network. 12th Conf. on Applied Climatology. 8-12 May, Asheville, NC, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 308-311.  PDF

Hillger, D.W., 2000:  The RAMMT Team at 20 and looking to the future.  CIRA Magazine, 14, Fall, 16-17.

Hillger, D.W., and G.P. Ellrod, 2000: Detection of unusual atmospheric and surface features by employing principal component image transformation of GOES imagery. 10th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography. 14-18 January, Long Beach, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 461-464.

Horsfall, F., and M. DeMaria, 2000: Climatological analysis of tropical cyclogenesis in the North Atlantic and Eastern North Pacific basins.24th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 29 May - 2 June, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 53-54.

Kaplan, J., and M. DeMaria, 2000: Large-scale characteristics of rapidly intensifying tropical cyclones in the North Atlantic basin. 24th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 29 May - 2 June, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 232-233.

Kidder, S.Q., M.D. Goldberg, R.M. Zehr, M. DeMaria, J.F.W. Purdom, C.S. Velden, N.C. Grody, and S.J. Kusselson, 2000: Tropical Cyclone Analysis using AMSU Data, 10th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography. 14-18 January, Long Beach, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 185-188.

Knaff, J.A., and C.W. Landsea, 2000: Application of the El Nino--southern Oscillation CLImatology and PERsistence (CLIPER) Forecasting Scheme. Experimental Long--Lead Forecast Bulletin, 9:4, 48-50.

Knaff, J.A., and C.W. Landsea, 2000: Application of the El Nino--southern Oscillation CLImatology and PERsistence (CLIPER) Forecasting Scheme. Experimental Long--Lead Forecast Bulletin, 9:3, 37-39.

Knaff, J.A., and C.S. Velden, 2000: Relationships between the multi-layered wind field and the intensity of Hurricane Floyd. 24th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 29 May - 2 June, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 492-493.

Landsea, C.W., and Knaff, J.A., 2000: Application of the El Nino--southern Oscillation CLImatology and PERsistence (CLIPER) Forecasting Scheme. Experimental Long--Lead Forecast Bulletin, 9:2, 31-33.

Landsea, C.W., and Knaff, J.A., 2000: Application of the El Nino--southern Oscillation CLImatology and PERsistence (CLIPER) Forecasting Scheme. Experimental Long--Lead Forecast Bulletin, 9:1, 32-34.

Landsea C.W., and J.A. Knaff, 2000: How much "skill" is there in forecasting El Nino?, WeatherZine, 23, 2-4.

Landsea, C.W., and J.A. Knaff, 2000: How much "skill" was there in forecasting the strong 1997-98 El Nino and 1998-2000 La Nina events? 24th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 29 May - 2 June, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Amer. Meteor. Soc., J46.

Molenar, D.A., K.J. Schrab, and J.F.W. Purdom, 2000:  RAMSDIS contributions to NOAA satellite data utilization, CIRA Magazine, 14, Fall, 18-21.

Mostek, A., S. Bachmeier, T. Whittaker, D.E. Bikos, B.C. Motta, and B.A. Zajac, 2000: Integrated Sensor Training Professional Development Series: A new teletraining approach. 16th International Conf. on Interaction Information and Processing, Long Beach, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 31-34.

Motta, B.C., D.E. Bikos, B.A. Zajac, S. Bachmeier, T. Whittaker, and A. Mostek, 2000: Integrated Sensor Training in the National Weather Service AWIPS era. AMS 10th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 32-35, 14-18 January, Long Beach, CA.

Motta, B.C., M. DeMaria, and R.M. Zehr, 2000: Regional and Mesoscale Meteorology Team scientists assess impact and service for significant weather events. CIRA Magazine, 13, 11.

Zajac, B.A., and S.A. Rutledge, 2000: Characteristics of cloud-to-ground lightning activity over the contiguous United States from 1995-1997. 3rd Symposium on Fire and Forest Meteorology. 14-18 January, Long Beach, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 37-40.

Zehr, R.M., 2000: Tropical cyclone research using large infrared image data sets. 24th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 29 May - 2 June, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 486-487.

DeMaria, M., F.M. Horsfall, and E.N. Rappaport, 1999: Incorporation of aircraft observations into a statistical hurricane intensity prediction scheme. 23rd Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 10-15 January, Dallas, TX, Amer. Meteor. Soc.

Hilgendorf, E.R., 1999: Precipitation research. CIRA Magazine, 11, 6.

Hillger, D.W., 1999: Using the new 1.6 um channel on NOAA-15 in satellite product development. 10th Conf. on Atmospheric Radiation, June 28-July 2, Madison, WI, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 193-196.

Jarrell, J.D., and M. DeMaria, 1999: An examinations of strategies to reduce the size of hurricane warning area. 23rd Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 10-15 January, Dallas, TX, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 50-51.

Kaplan, J., and M. DeMaria, 1999: Climatological and synoptic characteristics of rapdily intensifying tropical cyclones in the North Atlantic Basin. 23rd Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 10-15 January, Dallas, TX, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 592-595.

Knaff, J.A., 1999: Convective asymmetries in mature tropical cyclones associated with motion and vertical wind shear. 23rd Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Dallas, TX, 10-15 January 1999, 464-467.

Knaff, J.A., 1999: Tropical cyclone structure as revealed by one-minute satellite imagery. 23rd Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 10-15 January, Dallas, TX, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 186-189.

Knaff, J.A., and C.W. Landsea, 1999: Application of the El Nino--Southern Oscillation CLImatology and PERsistence (CLIPER) Forecasting Scheme. Experimental Long--Lead Forecast Bulletin, 8:1, 29-31.

Knaff, J.A., and C.W. Landsea, 1999: Application of the El Nino--Southern Oscillation CLImatology and PERsistence (CLIPER) Forecasting Scheme. Experimental Long--Lead Forecast Bulletin, 8:3, 36-38.

Knaff, J.A., and R.M. Zehr, 1999: Convective asymmetries in mature tropical cyclones associated with motion and vertical wind shear. 23rd Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 464-467.

Landsea, C.W., and J.A. Knaff, 1999: Application of the El Nino--Southern Oscillation CLImatology and PERsistence (CLIPER) Forecasting Scheme. Experimental Long--Lead Forecast Bulletin, 8:4, 34-36.

Landsea, C.W., and J.A. Knaff, 1999: Application of the El Nino--Southern Oscillation CLImatology and PERsistence (CLIPER) Forecasting Scheme. Experimental Long--Lead Forecast Bulletin, 8:2, 39-40.

Motta, B.C., and A. Mostek, 1999: A comparison of current National Weather Service interactive distance learning technology. 15th International Conf. on IIPS for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, 10-15 January, Dallas, TX, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 396-397.

Motta, B.C., 1999:  Dr. James Purdom "GOES" to Washington. CIRA Magazine, 11, Spring, 20.

Watson, D.L., and D.W. Hillger, 1999: RAMSDIS On-Line: A Web-based tool for the satellite data user. CIRA Magazine, 11, Spring, 6-7.

Weaver, J.F., 1999:  Recognition as a component of Emergency Response.  16th International Technical Rescue Symposium, 5-7 November, Fort Collins, CO.  PDF 

Zajac, B.A, S.A. Rutledge, and L. D. Carey, 1999: Characteristics of Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Activity in the Contiguous United States from 1995-19997. 11th International Conf. on Atmospheric Electricity, Huntsville, AL, 436-439.

Zehr, R.M., 1999:  Daily hurricane briefings at CIRA. CIRA Magazine, 12, Fall, 5.

Zehr, R.M., 1999: Improving the quantitative assessment of vertical wind shear on tropical cyclone intensity change. 23rd Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Dallas, TX, 10-15 January, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 574-577.

Motta, B.C., and P.N. Dills, 1998: Applications that adjust geolocation to account for parallax. 16th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting and 14th International Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems, 11-16 January, Phoenix, AZ, Amer. Meteor. Soc., J5.7.

Weaver, J.F., W.A. Peterson, and N.J. Doesken, 1998: Some unusual aspects of the Fort Collins flash flood of 28 July 1997. 8th Conf. on Mountain Meteorology, 3-7 August, Flagstaff, AZ, 310-316. PDF

Zehr, R.M., 1998: Use of satellite data to assess vertical wind shear forcing on hurricane intensity change. 16th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting and Symposium on the Research Foci of the U.S. Weather Research Program, 11-16 January , Phoenix, AZ, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 529-531.

Zehr, R.M., 1998: Vertical wind shear and tropical cyclone intensity. Symposium on Tropical Cyclone Intensity Change, 11-16 January, Phoenix, AZ, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 124-128.

DeMaria, M., and J. Kaplan, 1997: An operational Evaluation of a statistical hurricane intensity prediction sheme (SHIPS). 22th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 19-23 May, Ft. Collins, CO, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 280-281.

Horsfall, F., M. DeMaria, and J.M. Gross, 1997: Optimal use of large-scale boundary and initial fields for limited-area hurricane forecast models. 22th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 19-23 May, Ft. Collins, CO, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 571-572.

Kaplan, J., C.W. Landsea, and M. DeMaria, 1997: The differing roles of the large-scale environment in the intensity changes of three 1996 Atlantic hurricanes. 22th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 19-23 May, Ft. Collins, CO, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 358-359.

Knaff, J.A., 1997: Atlantic summertime sea level pressure anomalies and their relationship to seasonal hurricane activity. 22th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 19-23 May, Ft. Collins, CO, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 276-277.

Molenar, D.A., J.F.W. Purdom, C.E. Vaughn, B.H. Connell, and J.F. Dostalek, 1997: RAMSDIS use in regional meteorological training centers. 13th International Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography and Hydrology. 2-7 February, Long Beach, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 88-90.

Motta, B.C., and J.F. Weaver, 1997: Using WSR-88D radar data and 30-second interval GOES satellite imagery to examine apparent thunderstorm-top rotation observed on May 31, 1996. 28th Conf. on Radar Meteorology. 7-12 September, Austin, TX, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 544-546.  PDF

Zehr, R.M., 1997: Satellite Analysis of Tropical Cyclones -- More Quantitative and More Thorough Techniques. 22nd Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 19-23 May, Fort Collins, CO, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 2 pp.

Campbell, G.G., J.F.W. Purdom, and C.E. Vaughn, 1996: Asynchronous stereo height and motion estimation from multiple satellite images. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Optical Science, Engineering, and Instrumentation. Denver, CO, 4-9 August, SPIE, 95-110.

Campbell, G.G., J.F.W. Purdom, and C.E. Vaughn, 1996: Update on accurate cloud motion and heights using time adjusted stereo. Proceedings of the 3rd International Winds Workshop, Monte Verita-Ascona, Switzerland, 10-12 June, EUMETSAT, 241-256.

Dills, P.N., D.W. Hillger, and J.F.W. Purdom, 1996: Distinguishing between different meteorological phenomena and land surface properties using the multispectral imaging capabilities of GOES-8. Proceedings from the 8th Conf. on Satellite and Oceanography, 28 January-2 February, Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 339-342.

Dills, P.N., and J.F.W. Purdom, 1996: Cloud motion winds as derived from special 1-minute GOES-8 scan sequences. 8th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 28 January-2 February, Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 158.

Hillger, D.W., 1996: Meteorological analysis using principal component image transformation of GOES imagery. Proceedings of the 1996 International Radiation Symposium, 19-24 August, Fairbanks, AK, 480-483.

Hillger, D.W., 1996: Meteorological features from principal component image transformation of GOES imager and sounder data. 8th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 28 January-2 February, Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 90-95.

Hillger, D.W., 1996: Meteorological features from principal component image transformation of GOES imagery. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Optical Science, Engineering, and Instrumentation. Denver, CO, 4-9 August, SPIE, 111-121.

Hillger, D.W., 1996: Postage stamps for meteorological education including a brief history of weather satellites. 5th Symposium on Education, 28 January-2 February, Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 6 pp.

Johnson, J.T., G. DiMego, D.A. Molenar, L.P. Rothfusz, J. Snook, and P.A. Stamus, 1996: Weather information display, analysis and product generation tools used for support of the 1996 Summer Olympic Games: mesoscale analysis tools. Proceedings from the 12th Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, 28 January-2 February, Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 13-16.

Molenar, D.A., K.J. Schrab, J.F.W. Purdom, and H. Gosden, 1996: RAMSDIS in digital satellite data training and analysis. 12th International Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography and Hydrology. 28 January-2 February, Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 160-163.

Phillips, R.S., and J.F.W. Purdom, 1996: Applications of 3.9 um channel imagery from GOES-8/9: An example of the use of computer-aided distance learning in metereorlogy. Proceedings of the Meteorological Satellite Data Users' Conf., Vienna, Austria, September 16-20, 3 pp.

Phillips, R.S., and J.F.W. Purdom, 1996. The use of computer based tutorials as a part of GOES-8 and GOES-9 training. 12th International Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography and Hydrology. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 28 January-2 February, Atlanta, GA, 315-317.

Purdom, J.F.W., 1996: Advanced atmospheric studies using GOES-8/9 multichannel imagery. Proceedings of the Meteorological Satellite Data Users' Conf., 16-20 September, Vienna, Austria, 10 pp.

Purdom, J.F.W., 1996: Detailed cloud motions from satellite imagery taken at one and three minute intervals. Proceedings of the 3rd International Wind Workshop. Monte Verita-Ascona, Switzerland, 10-12 June, EUMETSAT.

Purdom, J.F.W., 1996: Era of GOES-8 and Beyond: Interpretation of Images and Products. Short Course on New Generation GOES Training (GOES-8/9), Atlanta, GA, 28 January-2 February, American Meteorology Society, 27 pp.

Purdom, J.F.W., 1996: Nowcasting with the new generation GOES. Proceedings of the 31st COSPAR ScientificAssembly, Birmingham, UK, 14-21 July, COSPAR.

Purdom, J.F.W., 1996: One minute interval imaging of atmospheric phenomena using NOAA's New Generation of geostationary satellites. 8th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 28 January-2 February, Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 164-167.

Purdom, J.F.W., 1996: Update on accurate cloud motions and heights using time adjusted stereo. Proceedings of the 3rd International Wind Workshop. Monte Verita-Ascona, Switzerland, 10-12 June, EUMETSAT.

Purdom, J.F.W., 1996: The use of NOAA's new generation of geostationary satellites to observe ocean phenomena. 8th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 28 January-2 February, Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 96-99.

Purdom, J.F.W., and P.N. Dills, 1996. Use of GOES-8 imager data to detect and monitor ocean phenomena. Conf. on Coastal Oceanic and Atmospheric Prediction, 28 January-2 February, Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 8 pp.

Regional and Mescale Meteorology Team, 1996: GOES 3.9 um channel tutorial. Cooperative I nstitute for Research in the Atmosphere, Fort Collins, CO.

Reinke, D., J.F.W. Purdom, and T.H. Vonder Haar, 1996: Navigation of NOAA level II NEXRAD data for alignment with McIDAS GOES satellite imagery. Proceedings from the 12th International Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography and Hydrology. 28 January-2 February, Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 469-471.

Schrab, K.J., D.A. Molenar, P.N. Dills, and J.F.W. Purdom, 1996: The Use of Digital Satellite Data in NWS Field Offices. Proceedings from the 8th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, Atlanta, GA, 28 January-2 February, 50-53.

Weaver, J.F., and J.F.W. Purdom, 1996: A Preliminary Look at the Ardmore, OK Tornado of 7 May 1995. Proceedings of the 18th Conf. on Severe Local Storms. San Francisco, CA, 19-23 February, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 137-140.  PDF

Zehr, R.M., 1996: The eastern Pacific monsoon trough in visible satellite imagery. 8th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 28 January-2 February, Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 391-394.

Purdom, J.F.W., 1995: Advanced atmospheric studies using GOES-8 multichannel imagery. The Meteorological Satellite Data Users' Conf., 4-8 September, EUMETSAT, Winchester, UK, 257-267.

Purdom, J.F.W., 1995: Near term opportunities and past impacts of space-based data in operational weather forecasting. Proceedings of the 14th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, 15-20 January, Dallas, TX. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 295-306.

Menzel, W.P., and J.F.W. Purdom, 1995: Examples of GOES-8 data and products. Proceedings of the 7th Optical Remote Sensing of the Atmospheres Topical Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, 5-9 February, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 2-4.

Menzel, W.P., and J.F.W. Purdom, 1995: Examples of GOES-8 data and products. Proceedings of the 23rd Meeting of the Coordination Group for Meteorological Satellites, Darmstadt, Germany, 15-19 April, Coordination of Geostationary Meteorological Satellites (CGMS), NOAA, A135-137.

Molenar, D.A., J. Yang, K.J. Schrab, and J.F.W. Purdom, 1995: The use of digital satellite data using PC based workstations. 11th International Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography and Hydrology. 15-20 January, Dallas, TX, 145-148.

Phillips, R.S., and J.F.W. Purdom, 1995: INTRODUCTION TO GOES-8, NOAA/NESDIS/RAMM, Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere, Fort Collins, CO.

Phillips, R.S., and J.F.W. Purdom, 1995: INTRODUCTION TO GOES-8, An example of the use of computer-aided distance learning in meteorology. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conf. on Computer-aided Learning in Meteorology (CALMet95), 17-21 July, Toulouse, France, 2 pp.

Phillips, R.S., and J.F.W. Purdom, 1995: INTRODUCTION TO GOES-8, An example of the use of computer-aided distance learning in meteorology. Proceedings of the WMO Symposium on Education and Training in Meteorology and Hydrology: Curriculum Needs Beyond 200, July 24-28, Toulouse, France, 2 pp.

Purdom, J.F.W., and W.P. Menzel, 1995: Near term opportunities and past impacts of space-based data in operational weather forecasting. 14th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, 15-20, Dallas, TX, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 295-306.

Purdom, J.F.W., and R.S. Phillips, 1995: The use of interactive systems and computer-aided distance learning to train meteorologists in the use of digital geostationary satellite imagery. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conf. on Computer-aided Learning in Meteorology (CALMet95), 17-21 July, Toulouse, France, 55-57.

Purdom, J.F.W., and R.S. Phillips, 1995: The use of interactive systems and computer-aided distance learning to train meteorologists in the use of digital geostationary satellite imagery. Proceedings of the WMO Symposium on Education and Training in Meteorology and Hydrology: Curriculum Needs Beyond 2000, 24-28 July, Toulouse, France, 7 pp.

Zehr, R.M., 1995. Improving Geostationary Satellite Applications for Tropical Cyclone Forecasting. 21st Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 23-27 April, Miami, FL, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 628-630.

Menzel, W.P., and J.F.W. Purdom, D.B. Miller, 1994: Early examples of GOES-I data and products, Proceedings from the METEOSAT Users' Conf., September, 6 pp.

Dills, P.N., J. Jiang, J. Yang, J.F.W. Purdom, and D.A. Molenar, 1994: Applications of manual cloud tracking and height assignment to the diagnosis of mesoscale wind fields and convective systems. Proceedings from the 7th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 6-10 June, Monterey, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 385-388.

Hillger, D.W., 1994: Use of truncated principal component analysis to improve images from satellite sounding channels. Proceedings from the 7th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, Monterey, CA, 6-10 June, 540-541.

Hillger, D.W., and J.F. Weaver, 1994: Analysis of mesoscale satellite soundings with and without clustering. Proceedings from the 7th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, Monterey, CA, 6-10 June, 501-504.  PDF

Purdom, J.F.W., 1994: GOES-I imagery, Proceedings from the 7th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography. 6-10 June, Monterey, CA, 481-483.

Purdom, J.F.W., 1994: Observations of local severe storms using satellite data with emphasis on NOAA's new GOES-8 satellite. US/Japan Workshop on the Technology of Disaster Prevention Against Local Severe Storms, 28 November-2 December, Norman, OK, 10 pp.

Purdom, J.F.W., and P.N. Dills, 1994: Cloud motion and height measurements from multiple satellites including cloud heights and motions in polar regions. Proceedings from the 7th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, Monterey, CA, 6-10 June, 408-411.

Schrab, K.J., D.A. Molenar, J.F.W. Purdom, L. Dunn, and B. Colman, 1994: The use of digital satellite data via a menu system in NWS offices. Proceedings from the 7th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, Monterey, CA, 6-10 June, 448-451.

Zehr, R.M., and R.S. Phillips, 1994: Expert system for tropical cyclone intensity forecasts. Proceedings from the Seventh Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, Monterey, CA, 6-10 June, 71-74.

Hauth, F.F., and J.F.W. Purdom, 1993: 6th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 74:2, 93-97.

Hillger, D.W., 1993: Temporal and spatial auto-correlations of atmospheric water vapor. Workshop on Atmospheric Correction of Landsat Imagery, 29 June - 1 July, Torrance, CA, 45-49.

Hillger, D.W., and J.F. Weaver, 1993: Analysis of the convective environment utilizing clustering VAS retrievals. 17th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, 4-8 October, St. Louis, MO, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 84-87.  PDF

Purdom, J.F.W., 1993: Comparison of GOES-7 and simulated GOES-I imagery. 13th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, 2-6 August, Vienna, VA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 241-244.

Purdom, J.F.W., 1993: Satellite observations of tornadic thunderstorms. Tornado IV Symposium, AGU, Washington, DC, 10 pages.

Purdom, J.F.W., 1993: Verification techniques. Proceedings of the 2nd International Wind Workshop, 13-15 December, Tokyo, Japan, 11-13.

Purdom, J.F.W., and P.N. Dills, 1993: Cloud motion and height measurements from multiple satellites including cloud heights and motions in polar regions. Proceedings of the 2nd International Wind Workshop, 13-15 December, Tokyo, Japan, 245-248.

Rao, A.P., H.E. Fuelberg, and D.W. Hillger, 1993: Cluster-derived satellite soundings during a period of intense low-level humidity gradients. 17th Conf. on Severe Local Storms. 4-8 October, St. Louis, MO, 88-92.

Smith, S.B., and J.F.W. Purdom, 1993: Improved mesoscale-analysis for nowcasting using satellite data. 13th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, 2-6 August, Vienna, VA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 25-28.

Zehr, R.M., 1993: Recognition of mesoscale vortex initiation as stage one of tropical cyclogenesis. 20th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 10-14 May, San Antonio, TX, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 405-408.

Brown, J.M., A.A. Rockwood, J.F. Weaver, B.D. Jamison, and R. Holmes, 1992: An expert system for the prediction of downslope windstorms. Presented at the 4th Workshop on Operational Meteorology, September 15-18, Whistler, BC, Canada, January, Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 98-101. PDF

Campbell, G.G., S.B. Smith, and P.N. Dills, 1992: Principle component analysis of satellite imagery can it reveal physical forecasting? A case study. 6th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 5-10 January, and NOAA/NESDIS, Ft. Collins, CO, 98-101.

Chang. T.T., and D.W. Hillger, 1992: Optimal smoothing for the upper-atmosphere GOES VAS images. 6th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 5-10 January, Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 102-105.

Dalu, G.A., J.F.W. Purdom, M. Baldi, and P.N. Dills, 1992: Upwelling and ocean vortex off the Pacific coast of Mexico, satellite observed behavior and theoretical interpretation. 6th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 5-10 January, Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 381-384.

Dills, P.N., and S.B. Smith, 1992: Comparison of profiler and satellite cloud-tracked winds. 6th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 5-10 January, Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 155-158.

Gabriel, P.M., and J.F.W. Purdom, 1992: Simple deconvolution and enhancement of visible and infrared satellite imagery. 6th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 5-10 January, Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 129-130.

Hillger, D.W., 1992: Image and graphical analysis of principal components of satellite sounding channels. 6th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 5-10 January, Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 28-31.

Hillger, D.W., and J.F.W. Purdom, 1992: A satellite sounding analysis of the 28 August 1990 Illinois tornadoes. 6th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 5-10 January, Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 114-117.

Lubich, D.A., and J.F.W. Purdom, 1992: The use of cloud relative animation in the analysis of Satellite data. 6th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 6-10 January, Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 118-119.

Purdom, J.F.W., and J.F. Weaver, 1992: Analysis of rapid scan satellite imagery to diagnose tornadic storms and the environment in which they form. 6th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 5-10 January, Atlanta, GA, American Meteorological Society, J25-J30.  PDF

Rasmussen, E.A., and J.F.W. Purdom, 1992: Investigations of a polar low using geostationary satellite data. 6th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 5-10 January, Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 120-122.

Rockwood, A.A., J.F. Weaver, J.M. Brown, B.D. Jamison, and R. Holmes, 1992: An Expert system for the prediction of downslope windstorms in northern Colorado. Symposium on Weather Forecasting, 5-10 January, Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 210-211.  PDF

Smith, S.B., and P.N. Dills, 1992: Nowcasting with satellite-based mesoscale convective climatologies. 6th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 5-10 January, Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., J44-J47.

Smith, S.B., and M.K. Yau, 1992: The roles of the mountain-plain and synoptic circulations in the initiation of severe convective outbreaks in Alberta. 5th Conf. on Mesoscale Processes, 5-10 January, Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 54-59.

Snook, J.S., and D.W. Hillger, 1992: A comparison of cluster versus rectangular averaging of radiance measurements for use in VAS soundings. 6th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 5-10 January, Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 32-35.

Weaver, J.F., and J.F.W. Purdom, 1992: Satellite analysis of the 6 June 1990 Limon, Colorado tornado. 6th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 5-10 January, Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 123-125.  PDF

Zehr, R.M., 1992: Tropical cyclogenesis in the Western North Pacific. PhD. Dissertation. Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO.

Hillger, D.W., and J.F.W. Purdom, 1991: A preliminary case study analysis using TOVS (HIRS/2) for the 28 August 1990 Illinois tornadoes. 6th International TOVS Study Conf., 1-6 May, Airlie, VA, 185-200.

Lee, T.J., R.A. Pielke, T.G.F. Kittel, and J.F. Weaver, 1991: Atmospheric modeling and its spatial characteristics. Proceedings, 1st International Conf./Workshop on Integrating Geographic Information Systems and Environmental Modeling, September, '91, Boulder, CO, sponsored by the Nat’l Center for Geographic Information and Analysis, Santa Anna, CA, 1-22.  PDF

Purdom, J.F.W., 1991: Satellite observations of severe and tornadic thunderstorms. Tornado III Symposium, 2-5 June, Norman, OK, p. 16.

Purdom, J.F.W., and D.A. Lubich, 1991: Improved satellite derived cloud motions - winds - through cloud/storm relative animation. Workshop on Wind Extraction from Operational Meteorological Satellite Data, 17-19 September, Washington, DC, NOAA, WMO and EUMETSAT, p. 34.

Purdom, J.F.W., and D.A. Lubich, 1991: Improved analysis of animated satellite imagery through cloud/storm relative animation. Presented at XX General Assembly IAMAP/IUGG, August 11-24, Vienna, Austria, p. 152.

Purdom, J.F.W., and P.C. Sinclair, 1991: A satellite perspective of the 26 April 1991 tornado outbreak over Kansas and Oklahoma. NOAA Disaster Survey Report, Wichata/Andorver, Kansas Tornado, April 26, 1991, Appendix,DOC, Washington, DC.

Smith, S.B., P.N. Dills, J.F. Weaver, and J.F.W. Purdom, 1991: Satellite-based convective climatologies over the Florida peninsula. 7th Conf. on Applied Climatology, 10-13 September, Salt Lake City, UT, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 136-139.   PDF

Zehr, R.M., 1991: Observational investigation of tropical cyclogenesis in the western north Pacific. 19th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 6-10 May, Miami, FL, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 235-240.

Chang, T.T., and D.W. Hillger, 1990: Analysis of upper atmospheric waves using enhanced VAS Imagery. 5th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 3-7 September, London, England, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 404-407.

Gabriel, P.M., and J.F.W. Purdom, 1990: Deconvolution of GOES infrared data. 5th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 3-7 September, London, England, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 181-184.

Hillger, D.W., J.F.W. Purdom, and D.A. Lubich, 1990: An optimal spin budget as determined from special VAS data. 5thConf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 3-7 September, London, England, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 169-172.

Hillger, D.W., J.S. Snook, and J.F.W. Purdom, 1990: A case study analysis of clustering applied to VAS measurements. 5th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 3-7 September, London, England, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 354-359.

Lee, T.J., J.F. Weaver, and R.A. Pielke, 1990: Numerical predictions and nowcasting of downslope windstorms along the Colorado front range. 5th Conf. on Mountain Meteorology, 25-29 June, Boulder, CO, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 81-84.  PDF

Pielke, R.A., G. Dalu, J.F. Weaver, J. Lee, and J.F.W. Purdom, 1990: Influence of landuse on mesoscale atmospheric circulation. 4th Conf. on Mesoscale Processes, 25-29 June, Boulder, CO, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 226-227.  PDF

Pielke, R.A., T.J. Lee, J.F. Weaver, and T.G.F. Kittel, 1990: Influence of vegetation on the water and heat distribution over mesoscale sized areas. 8th Conf. on Hydrometeorology, 22-26 October, Kananaskis Park, Canada, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 46-49. PDF

Pielke, R.A., J.F. Weaver, T. Kittel, and J. Lee, 1990: Use of NDVI for mesoscale modeling. Proceedings, Workshop on the Use of Satellite-Derived Vegetation Indices in Weather and Climate Prediction Models, 26-27 February, Camp Springs, MD, USDOC/NOAA, 83-85.

Purdom, J.F.W., 1990: Summary report for CIRA Workshop, 21-23 September 1988. CIRA Satellite Research Workshop, Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO.

Purdom, J.F.W., and D.W. Hillger, 1990: Satellite data and convective development. 5th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 3-7 September, London, England, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 179-180.

Purdom, J.F.W., and P.C. Sinclair, 1990: Convective scale interaction as observed using satellite data. 5th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 3-7 September, London, England, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 378-383.

Purdom, J.F.W., and J.F. Weaver, 1990: A satellite perspective of the June 15, 1988 tornado outbreak in Denver, Colorado. 16th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, 22-26 October, Kananaskis Park, Canada, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 167-170.  PDF

Sinclair, P.C., and J.F.W. Purdom, 1990: Possible effects of thunderstorm outflow transport of enriched ice nuclei on cloud development and precipitation events. 16th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, 22-26 October, Kananaskis Park, Canada, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 639-642.

Weaver, J.F., and R.S. Phillips, 1990: An expert system application for forecasting severe downslope winds at Fort Collins, Colorado, USA. 16th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, 22-26 October, Kananaskis Park, Canada, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 13-15.  PDF

Wesley, D.A., R.A. Pielke, J.F. Weaver, and R.L. McAnelly, 1990: Low-level stable layers, blocking, and locally heavy snowfall. 16th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, 22-26 October, Kananaskis Park, Canada, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 84-89. PDF

Hillger, D.W., 1989: Computer-intensive methods for statistical analysis of satellite sounding radiances. 11th Conf. on Probability and Statistics, 2-6 October, Monterey, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 204-209.

Hillger, D.W., and J.F.W. Purdom, 1989: Clustering of satellite/sounding radiances to maximize mesoscale meteorological detail. 4th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 16-19 May, San Diego, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 228-231.

Hillger, D.W., and J.F.W. Purdom, 1989: Mesoscale thermodynamic soundings from satellite data. IAMAP Symposium on Mesoscale Phenomena: Analysis and Forecasting, 31 July - 12 August, Reading, UK, MF. 71.

Hillger, D.W., and J.F.W. Purdom, 1989: Using VAS data to add mesoscale detail to synoptic-scale radiosonde data. 12th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, 2-6 October, Monterey, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 412-415.

Lubich, D.A., and R.M. Zehr, 1989: Quantitative satellite analyses of four tropical cyclones during AMEX/EMEX. 4th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 16-19 May, San Diego, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 63-66.

Purdom, J.F.W., 1989: Diurnal variation of convective cloudiness along the inter-tropical convergence zone (ITCZ). Proceedings from the 4th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 16-19 May, San Diego, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 67-70.

Purdom, J.F.W., 1989: Nowcasting convection using early morning cloud cover. IAMAP Symposium on Mesoscale Phenomena: Analysis and Forecasting, 31 July-12 August, Reading, UK, MF, 67.

Purdom, J.F.W., 1989: Nowcasting for severe storms: a satellite perspective. IAMAP Symposium on Mesoscale Phenomena: Analysis and Forecasting, 31 July-12 August, Reading, UK, MF.44.

Purdom, J.F.W., 1989: Satellite observations of convection and severe storms. Proceedings, GOES I-M Operational Satellite Conf., 3-6 April, Arlington, VA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 256-273.

Purdom, J.F.W., and P.C. Sinclair, 1989: Satellite observations of tornadic storm development. 12th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, 2-6 October, Monterey, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 192-195.

Purdom, J.F.W., T.H. Vonder Haar, and R.H. Johnson, 1989: Mesoscale Analysis and Forecast Product Development for Severe Storm Nowcasting December 1, 1987-December 31, 1988. Summary Report, Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO.

Purdom, J.F.W., F. Weng, and T.H. Vonder Haar, 1989: The diurnal variation of convective cloudiness along the inter-tropical convergence zone (ITCZ). 4th Conf. on Meteorology and Oceanography, 16-19 May, San Diego, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 67-70.

Roberts, W.F., W.R. Moninger, B. deLorenzis, E. Ellison, J. Flueck, J.C. McLeod, C. Lusk, P.D. Lampru, R. Shaw, T.R. Stewart, J.F. Weaver, K.C. Young, and S. Zubrick, 1989: A field test of artificial intelligence systems applied to the problem of severe weather forecasting: Shootout-89. 12th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, 2-6 October, Monterey, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., J59-J64. PDF

Vonder Haar, T.H., and J.F.W. Purdom, A.E. Lipton, 1989: Mesoscale analysis using VAS data and a numerical model. Special Report for NOAA Contract NA-865-RAH-05045, April, 135 pp.

Weaver, J.F., and R.S. Phillips, 1989: Mesoscale thunderstorm forecasting using an expert system. 12th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, 2-6 October, Monterey, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., J65-J67. PDF

Zehr, R.M., 1989: Improving objective satellite estimates of tropical cyclone intensity. 18th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 16-19 May, San Diego, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., J25-J28.

Zehr, R.M., 1989: Tropical cyclone genesis in the northwest pacific.18th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 16-19 May, San Diego, CA, American Meteorological Society, 143-144.

Hillger, D.W., 1988: Spatial and temporal variability of VAS measurements. Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere Newsletter, 3:1, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO, (March), 3-8.

Hillger, D.W., A.S. Jones, J.F.W. Purdom, and T.H. Vonder Haar, 1988: Spatial and temporal variability of VAS radiance measurements by structure and correlation analysis. 3rd Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 1-5 February, Anaheim, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 51-54.

Hillger, D.W., and J.F.W. Purdom, 1988: Clustering of VAS radiances to distinguish air mass characteristics. International Radiation Symposium '88: Current Problems in Atmospheric Radiation, (J. Lenoble and J.-F. Geleyn, (eds.), A. Deepak Publisher), IAMAP, 18-24 August, Lille, France, 523-527.

Jones, A.S., D.W. Hillger, J.F.W. Purdom, and T.H. Vonder Haar, 1988: Enhanced image products by limb-correction and smoothing of VAS radiance measurements. 3rd Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 1-5 February, Anaheim, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 105-108.

Lipton, A.E., T.H. Vonder Haar, and J.F.W. Purdom, 1988: Mesoscale analysis by numerical modeling coupled with satellite-based sounding. ISSN 0737-5352-13, Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO, 189 pp.

Lubich, D.A., and R.M. Zehr, 1988: The use of polar orbiter data in tropical weather system analysis. 3rd Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 1-5 February, Anaheim, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 209-214.

Purdom, J.F.W., and P.C. Sinclair, 1988: Dynamics of convective scale interaction. 15th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, 22-26 February, Baltimore, MD, American Meteorological Society, 354-359.

Purdom, J.F.W., and P.C. Sinclair, 1988: Using satellite data to aid in diagnosing and forecasting convective development and intensity along arc cloud lines. 3rd Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 1-5 February, Anaheim, CA, American Meteorological Society, 166-171.

Purdom, J.F.W., and T.H. Vonder Haar, 1988: Annual report to NOAA for the period April 1, 1987-March 31, 1988. Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO.

Purdom, J.F.W., and T.H. Vonder Haar, 1988: Summary Report, Research and Development Activities in Support of the GOES NEXT Sounder and Imager Program 12/1/87 - 12/31/88. Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, 22 pp.

Sinclair, P.C., and J.F.W. Purdom, 1988: Real-time data acquisition and interactive display system for a small, single-engine, atmospheric research aircraft. 4th International Conf. on Interactive and Information Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography and Hydrology, 1-5 February, Anaheim, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 339-344.

Sinclair, P.C., J.F.W. Purdom, and R.E. Dattore, 1988: Thunderstorm outflow structure. 15th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, 22-26 February, Baltimore, MD, American Meteorological Society, 233-239.

Weaver, J.F., J.J. Toth, 1988: Some interesting aspects of the severe hailstorm outbreak of 2 August 1986 in Colorado. 15th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, 22-26 February, Baltimore, MD, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 460-463. PDF

Zehr, R.M., 1988: Investigation of tropical cyclone genesis using a combination of digital GMS satellite and aircraft reconnaissance data. International Conf. on Tropical Meteorology, 4-8 July, Brisbane, Australia, co-sponsored by Aust. Meteor. and Oc. Soc., Amer. Meteor. Soc., and Chin. Meteor. Soc., p. 93.

Zehr, R.M., 1988: Satellite diagnosis of tropical cyclones. 3rd Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 1-5 February, Anaheim, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 241-246.

Davis, W.S., D.A. Lubich, and G.G. Campbell, 1987: Fractal techniques in satellite cloud Imagery. 3rd International Conf. On Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, 12-16 January, New Orleans, LA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 211-214.

Green, R.N., and S. Naqvi, 1987: Graphical "windows" for interactive meteorological workstations. 3rd International Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, 12-16 January, New Orleans, LA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 185-187.

Hillger, D.W., A.S. Jones, J.F.W. Purdom, T.H. Vonder Haar, and R.N. Green, 1987: Mesoscale applications of spatially-averaged VAS radiance measurements based on statistical structure function analysis. 3rd Conf. on Mesoscale Processes, 21-26 August, Vancouver, BC, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 122-123.

Kelly, F.P., J.F. Weaver , P.W. Mielke, Jr., and T.H. Vonder Haar, 1987: Summertime cloud climatologies constructed from satellite imagery. 5th Conf. on Applied Climatology, 9-13 March, Baltimore, MD, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 21-25. PDF

Purdom, J.F.W., 1987: Better understanding of intense and tornadic thunderstorms through research using geostationary satellite data. 21st International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment, 26-30 October, Ann Arbor, MI, 21 pp.

Purdom, J.F.W., 1987: Convective scale interaction: Arc cloud lines and the development and evolution of deep convection. Atmospheric Science Paper No. 408, Dept. of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO, 197 pp.

Purdom, J.F.W., 1987: How satellite data can help a nowcaster predict preferred areas of mesoscale convective development and its subsequent evolution. International Workshop on Satellite and Radar Imagery Interpretation, 20-24 July, Reading, England, EUMETSAT, 263-285.

Purdom, J.F.W., 1987: Mesoscale forecasting with satellite data: Challenges and opportunities for today and tomorrow. International Symposium on Mesoscale Analysis and Forecasting, 17-19 August, Vancouver, BC, European Space Agency, 693-696.

Purdom, J.F.W., and P.C. Sinclair, 1987: The TEXEX Experiment. Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO, 44 pp.

Purdom, J.F.W., and T.H. Vonder Haar, 1987: Annual report to NOAA for the period January 1, 1986-December 31, 1986. Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO.

Purdom, J.F.W., and T.H. Vonder Haar, 1987: Annual report to NOAA for the period April 1, 1986-March 31, 1987. Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO.

Sinclair, P.C., and J.F.W. Purdom, 1987: The TEXEX Experiment. Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO, 44 pp.

Weaver, J.F., F.P. Kelly, M.A. Klitch, and T.H. Vonder Haar, 1987: Cloud climatologies constructed from satellite imagery. 3rd International Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, 12-16 January, New Orleans, LA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 169-172. PDF

Weaver, J.F., and R.S. Phillips, 1987: Mesoscale thunderstorm forecasting using RAOB data, surface mesonet observations, and an expert system. International Symposium on Mesoscale Analysis and Forecasting. 17-19 August, Vancouver, BC, European Space Agency, 327-331. PDF

Zehr, R.M., 1987: The diurnal variation of deep convective clouds and cirrus with tropical cyclones. 17th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 7-10 April, Miami, FL, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 276-279.

Green, R.N., J.F.W.Purdom, and D. Lubich, 1986: Assessment of a personal computer workstation for satellite meteorology. 2nd International Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography and Hydrology, 14-17 January, Miami, FL, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 326-331.

Hillger, D.W., and J.F.W. Purdom, T.H. Vonder Haar, 1986: The application of TOVS data to the Carolina tornado outbreak of 28 March 1984. Proceedings, 3rd International TOVS Study Conf., Madison, WI, 13-19 August, 102-117.

Hillger, D.W., and J.F.W. Purdom, T.H. Vonder Haar, 1986: The use of structure function analysis to estimate noise levels and the potential resolution of satellite measurements. 2nd Conf. on Satellite Meteorology/Remote Sensing and Applications, 13-16 May, Williamsburg, VA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 102-107.

Lipschutz, R.C., J.F. Weaver, J.F. Pratte, and G.E. Moore, 1986: An operational differential reflectivity product for hail identification at PROFS. Preprints, 11th Conf. on Weather Forecasting and Analysis, 17-20 June, Kansas City, MO, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 160-164. PDF

Lipton, A.E., D.W. Hillger, and T.H. Vonder Haar, 1986: Water vapor vertical profile structures retrieved from satellite data via classification and discrimination. Mon. Wea. Rev., 114, 1103-1111.

Purdom, J.F.W., 1986: A new look at microwave image data. Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere Newsletter, 1:1, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO, 5-8.

Purdom, J.F.W., 1986: Satellite contributions to convective scale weather analysis and forecasting. Preprints, 11th Conf. on Weather Forecasting and Analysis, 17-20 June, Kansas City, MO, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 295-314.

Purdom, J.F.W., K. Crawford, and A.E. MacDonald, 1986: Use of PROFS system for real-time nowcasting of the Cheyenne, Wyoming severe storm of Aug. 1, 1985. Preprints, 11th Conf. on Weather Forecasting and Analysis, 17-20 June, Kansas City, MO, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 124-125.

Purdom, J.F.W., D.W. Hillger, T.H. Vonder Haar, C.A. Johnson, D.A. Lubich, and P. Laybe, 1986. Development of mesoscale forecast products from satellite microwave sounding data. Preprints, 2nd Conf. on Satellite Meteorology/Remote Sensing and Applications, 13-16 May, Williamsburg, VA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 376-381.

Sinclair, P.C., and J.F.W. Purdom, 1986: Observations of arc cloud lines using research aircraft data, rapid scan satellite data and doppler radar data. 2nd Conf. on Satellite Meteorology/Remote Sensing and Applications, 13-16 May, Williamsburg, VA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 416-421.

Vonder Haar, T.H., J.L. Behunek, and D.W. Hillger, 1986: Lecture notes on the applications of meteorological satellite services and data. WMO/TD-No.152, World Meteorological Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, 390 pp.

Vonder Haar, T.H., D-F. Shih, D.L. Randel, A. Meade, J.J. Toth, D.N. Allen, R.A. Pielke, and R.N. Green, 1986: The prototype digital weather laboratory at Colorado State University. Atmospheric Science Paper No. 397, Dept. of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO, 20 pp.

Vonder Haar, T.H., D-F. Shih, D.L. Randel, A. Meade, J.J. Toth, D.N. Allen, R.A. Pielke, and R.N. Green, 1986: The prototype digital weather laboratory at Colorado State University. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc.,68:3, 230-236.

Zehr, R.M.,1986: Analysis of low level water vapor fields. 11th Conf. on Weather Forecasting and Analysis, 17-20 June, Kansas City, MO, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 330-334.

Zehr, R.M.,1986: Analysis of mesoscale air masses with VAS retrievals. 2nd Conf. on Satellite Meteorology/Remote Sensing and Applications, 13-16 May, Williamsburg, VA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 347-352.

Dedecker, R.G., R.N. Green, and H.B. Howell, 1985: VAS data acquisition and processing system for a personal computer. International Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography and Hydrology, 7-11 January, Los Angeles, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 248-254.

Green, R.N., J.F. Weaver, 1985: Use of a personal computer workstation for short range forecasting: A case study. Preprints, 14th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, 29 October - 1 November, Indianapolis, IN, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 97-100. PDF

Hillger, D.W., J.F.W. Purdom, and T.H. Vonder Haar, 1985: An analysis of various mesoscale air masses for 28 March 1984 using NOAA-7 TOVS. Preprints, 14th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, 29 October - 1 November, Indianapolis, IN, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 36-39.

Hillger, D.W. and T.H. Vonder Haar, 1985: Quantitative evaluations of the VAS 6.8 and 7.3 um water vapor channels leading to a second-order water vapor retrieval. Conf, on Aerospace and Range Meteorology, 27-29 August, Huntsville, AL, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 17-22.

Purdom, J.F.W., 1985: The application of satellite sounding and image data to the Carolina tornado outbreak of 28 March 1984. Preprints, 14th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, 29 October - 1 November, Indianapolis, IN, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 276-279.

Purdom, J.F.W., R.N. Green, J.F. Weaver, R.M. Zehr, and D.A. Lubich, 1985: Satellite data support to the pre-storm operations center, May-June 1985. ISSN 0737-5352-3, Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO, 75 pp.

Weaver, J.F., R.M. Zehr, and J.F.W. Purdom, 1985: Mesoscale analysis of low-level temperature and water vapor distribution based on surface and satellite observations. Preprints, 14th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, 29 October - 1 November, Indianapolis, IN, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 25-28. PDF

Green, R.N., 1984: CIRA/RAMM Branch PC workstation. Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO, 11 pp.

Green, R.N., 1984: Meteorological satellite data products for agricultural research. Report for Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere Workshop on Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 8-10 August, Pingree Park, CO, 1 pp.

Johnson, R.H., G.S. Young, J.J. Toth, and R.M. Zehr, 1984: Some mesoscale weather effects and the very-short-range forecasting impact of variable snow cover. Nowcasting II. Second International Symposium on Nowcasting, 3-7 September, Norrkoping, Sweden, European Space Agency, 69-74.

Purdom, J.F.W., 1984: Use of satellite soundings and imagery for nowcasting and very-short-range forecasting. Nowcasting II. 2nd International Symposium on Nowcasting, 3-7 September, Norrkoping, Sweden, European Space Agency, 99-111.

Purdom, J.F.W., 1984: Using satellite imagery for short range forecasting. International Conf. on Mesoscale Meteorology, 6-10 February, Melbourne, Australia, p. 38.

Purdom, J.F.W., 1984: Using satellite imagery to understand mesoscale weather development. Conf. on Satellite/Remote Sensing and Applications, 25-29 June, Clearwater Beach, FL, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 106-111.

Purdom, J.F.W., and P.C. Sinclair, 1984: The genesis and development of deep convective storms: A new approach to their prediction and possible modification. Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO, 47 pp.

Purdom, J.F.W., T.H. Vonder Haar, J.K. Stewart, and N.E. Leary, 1984: Diagnosing the severe thunderstorm environment by mesoscale cloud tracking - a new approach and new information. Conf. on Satellite/Remote Sensing and Applications, 25-29 June, Clearwater Beach, FL, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 100-105.

Sinclair, P.C., and J.F.W. Purdom, 1984: Aircraft penetrations of arc cloud lines. Conf. on Satellite Imagery/Remote Sensing and Applications, 25-29 June, Clearwater Beach, FL, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 160-163.

Sinclair, P.C., and J.F.W. Purdom, 1984: The genesis and development of deep convective storms: A new approach to their prediction and possible modification. Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO, 47 pp.

Vonder Haar, T.H., J.L. Behunek, and D.W. Hillger, 1984. Satellite support to the Sierra Cooperative Pilot Project: 1979 to1984. Bureau of Reclamation Contract 9-07-85-V0025, Final Report, (September), 83 pp.

Vonder Haar, T.H., and J.F.W. Purdom, 1984. Combined quarterly reports for the period February 1, 1984 - August 1, 1984. Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere. Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO, 4 pp.

Zehr, R.M., and R.N. Green, 1984: Mesoscale applications of VAS imagery. Conf. on Satellite/Remote Sensing and Applications, 25-29 June, Clearwater Beach, FL, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 94-98.

Green, R.N., and H.A. Parker, 1983: Application of satellite and radar data to severe thunderstorm analysis. Preprints, 13th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, 17-20 October, Tulsa, OK, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 190-193.

Hillger, D.W., 1983: Mesoscale moisture fields retrieved from satellite infrared radiances in nocturnal inversion cases. Atmospheric Science Paper No. 373, Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, 140 pp.

Hillger, D.W., and T.H. Vonder Haar, 1983: Precipitable water vapor and thickness fields over the Tasman Sea on 28 October 1982. Technical Proceedings of the First International TOVS Study Conf., CIMSS, 29 August-2 September, Igls, Austria, 101-108.

Purdom, J.F.W., l983: Diagnosing the mesoscale state of the atmosphere using satellite data. Preprints, 13th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, 17-20 October, Tulsa, OK, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 167-170.

Purdom, J.F.W., 1983: Satellite nowcasting. Nowcasting Workshop, Boulder, CO, 15 Aug., World Meteor. Organization, 5 pp.

Purdom, J.F.W., and T.H. Vonder Haar, 1983: Product user's guide, enhancing GOES infrared imagery for nowcast applications. CIRA Product Users Guide, Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO, 21 pp.

Purdom, J.F.W., J.F. Weaver, and R.N. Green, l983: Analysis of rapid interval GOES data for the 9 July l982 New Orleans airline crash. 9th Conf. on Aerospace and Aeronautical Meteorology, 6-9 June, Omaha, NE, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 331-334. PDF

Sinclair, P.C., and J.F.W. Purdom, l983: Shuttle recovery requirements and the development of arc cloud lines from thunderstorm outflows. 9th Conf. on Aerospace and Aeronautical Meteorology, 6-9 June, Omaha, NE, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 287-292.

Sinclair, P.C., and J.F.W. Purdom, l983: The genesis and development of deep convective storms. ISSN 0737-5352-1, Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO, 58 pp.

Vonder Haar, T.H., D.W. Hillger, and A.E. Lipton, 1983: Satellite sounding applications at the synoptic scale and as input to global numerical models, Air Force Geophysics Laboratory. AFGL-TR-80-0269, Final Report, (August), 120 pp.

Weaver, J.F., and J.F.W. Purdom, l983: Some unusual aspects of thunderstorm cloud top behavior on May ll, l982. Preprints, l3th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, 17-20 October, Tulsa, OK, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 154-157. PDF

Zehr, R.M., l983: Case studies of three severe thunderstorm events in eastern Colorado. l3th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, 17-20 October, Tulsa, OK, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 146-149.

Green, R.N., and M.A. Kruidenier, l982: Interactive data processing for mesoscale forecasting applications. Preprints, 9th Conf. on Weather Forecasting and Analysis, 28 June - 1 July, Seattle, WA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 60-64.

Hillger, D.W., S.Q. Kidder, and T.H. Vonder Haar, 1982: An assessment of the potential for temperature and moisture retrievals from SSH-1 radiances, Air Force Geophysics Laboratory. AFGL-TR-82-0325, Scientific Report, (September), 75 pp.

Purdom, J.F.W., 1982: Integration of research aircraft data and 3 minute interval GOES data to study the genesis and development of deep convetive storms. Preprints, 12th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, 11-15 January, San Antonio, TX, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 269-271.

Purdom, J.F.W., 1982: Summary Report-Satellite Facilities Committee. 6th Annual Workshop on Meteorological and Environmental Inputs to Aviation Systems. 26-28 October, University of Tennessee Space Institute, Tullahoma, TN, 108-112.

Purdom, J.F.W., and R.N. Green, H.A. Parker, l982: Integration of satellite and radar data for short range forecasting and storm diagnostic studies. Preprints, 9th Conf. on Weather Forecasting and Analysis, 28 June - 1 July, Seattle, WA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 51-55.

Purdom, J.F.W., and K. Marcus, l982: Thunderstorm trigger mechanisms over the southeast United States. l2th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, 11-15 January, San Antonio, TX, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 487-488.

Purdom, J.F.W., and J.F. Weaver, l982: Nowcasting during the l0 April l979 tornado outbreak: A satellite perspective. l2th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, 11-15 January, San Antonio, TX, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 467-470.  PDF

Sinclair, P.C., and J.F.W. Purdom, l982: Integration of research aircraft and 3 minute interval GOES data to study the genesis and development of deep convective storms. l2th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, 11-15 January, San Antonio, TX, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 269-271.

Weaver, J.F., and F.P. Kelly, l982: A mesoscale, climatologically-based forecast technique for Colorado. 9th Conf. on Weather Forecasting and Analysis, 28 June-1 July, Seattle, WA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 277-280. PDF

Zehr, R.M., l982: Thunderstorm motion analyses. 9th Conf. on Weather Forecasting and Analysis, 28 June - 1 July, Seattle, WA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 455-458.

Zehr, R.M., and J.F.W. Purdom, l982: Examples of a wide variety of thunderstorm propagation mechanisms. l2th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, 11-15 January, San Antonio, TX, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 499-502.

Green, R.N., 1981: Operational U.S. Satellites, NESS. (Chap. 2). Global Weather Experiment-final report of U.S. operations. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Dept of Commerce, Washington, DC, 15-26.

Purdom, J.F.W., l98l: Combining satellite and conventional data for very short range forecasting purposes. Nowcasting: Mesoscale Observations and Short Range Prediction, 25-28 August, Hamburg, Germany, IAMAP Symposium, 393-400.

Purdom, J.F.W., 1981: The importance of thunderstorm outflow boundaries in the development of deep convection. WAB 452, (silent film), The Walter A. Bohan Company, Park Ridge, IL;, April, 1981.

Purdom, J.F.W., l98l: The importance of thunderstorm outflow boundaries in the development of deep convection. WAB 456, 16 mm color movie, (29 minute sound film), The Walter A. Bohan Company, Park Ridge, IL, September, 1981.

Purdom, J.F.W., and K. Marcus, 1981: Satellite data and convective cloud weather modification projects. Weather Modification Conf., Banff, Canada, 2 pp.

Zehr, R.M., 1981: Combining satellite, radar, and conventional data to observe mesoscale features pertinent to thunderstorm development. International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, Washington, DC.

Bluestein, H.B., J.F. Weaver, E. Berry, and D.W. Burgess, 1980: The formation of tornadic storms in northwestern Oklahoma on 2 May 1979. Preprints, 8th Conf. on Weather and Forecasting, 9-13 June, Denver, CO, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 57-62. PDF

Hillger, D.W., and T.H. Vonder Haar, 1980: A comparison of satellite-derived parameters with surface observations for mesoscale analysis and forecasting. Volume of Extended Abstracts, International Radiation Symposium, IAMAP, 11-16 August, Fort Collins, CO, 99-101.

Weaver, J.F., T. Murray, and R. Weaver, 1980: The wind and home construction. NSSL, In-House Report, NSSL, Norman, OK, 14 pp. PDF

Alberty, R.L., D.W. Burgess, C.E. Hane, and J.F. Weaver, 1979: Project severe environmental storms and mesoscale experiment 1979 operations summary, Boulder, CO, 253 pp.

Hillger, D.W., and T.H. Vonder Haar, 1979: Numerical simulation of VTPR temperature retrievals in a severe storm environment. NASA Grant NSG-5259, Final Report, (June), 34 pp.

Hillger, D.W., and T.H. Vonder Haar, 1978: A structure function analysis of satellite infrared soundings at the mesoscale. Remote Sounding of the Atmosphere from Space, Pergamon Press, (H.-J.Bolle, Editor), (COSPAR, Advances in Space Exploration, Volume-4). (June), 49-55.

Hillger, D.W., and T.H. Vonder Haar, 1978: A structure function analysis of mesoscale satellite infrared soundings. 3rd Conf. on Atmospheric Radiation, Amer. Meteor.Soc., 28-30 June, Davis, CA, 120-125.

Negri, A.J., D.W. Hillger, and T.H. Vonder Haar, 1977: Moisture convergence from a combined mesoscale moisture analysis and wind field for 24 April 1975. 10th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 18-21 October, Omaha, NE, 48-53.

Weaver J. F. and C.R. Safford, 1977:  A case study of mesocyclone formation.  10th Conf. on Severe Loca1 Storms, 18-21 October, Omaha, NE, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 505-510. PDF

Hillger, D.W., and T.H. Vonder Haar, 1976: Mesoscale temperature and moisture fields from satellite infrared soundings. Atmospheric Science Paper No., 249, M.S. Thesis, Department of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, 66 pp. (NTIS: N76-33599).

Hillger, D.W., and T.H. Vonder Haar, 1976: Mesoscale temperature and moisture fields from satellite infrared soundings. Workshop on Satellite Atmospheric Soundings, 23 September, Atmospheric Sciences Laboratory, White Sands Missile Range, NM, 98-112.

Hillger, D.W., and T.H. Vonder Haar, 1976: Mesoscale temperature and moisture fields from satellite infrared soundings. Proceedings, Symposium on Meteorological Observations from Space: Their Contribution to the First GARP Global Experiment, COSPAR, 8-10 June, Philadelphia, PA, 294-298.

Reynolds, D.W., T.H. Vonder Haar, E.A. Smith, and D.W. Hillger, 1976. A bi-spectral method for cloud parameter determination. Proceedings, Symposium on Meteorological Observations from Space: Their Contribution to the First GARP Global Experiment, COSPAR, 8-10 June, Philadelphia, PA, 294-298.

Vonder Haar, T.H., and D. W. Hillger, 1975: Optimum satellite orbits for accurate measurement of the earth's radioation budget; design and test of a system. NASA Cntract NAS1-12106, Final Report, Phase-B, (March), 30 pp.

Weaver, J.F. and, J.D. Marwitz, 1975:  A Cloud Free Vault.  9th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, 21-23 October, Norman, OK, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 120-123. PDF 

Purdom, J.F.W., 1974: Satellite Imagery Applied to the Mesoscale Surface Analysis and Forecast. 5th Conf. on Weather Forecasting and Analysis, 4-7 March, St. Louis, MO, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 63-68.

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NOAA/NESDIS Technical Reports and Memoranda

Seaman, C. J., D. W. Hillger, T. Kopp, R. Williams, S. D. Miller and D. T. Lindsey, 2015: Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) Imagery Environmental Data Record (EDR) User's Guide. NOAA Technical Report NESDIS 150, 31 pp. https://doi.org/10.7289/V5/TR-NESDIS-150 PDF

Cao, C., X. (J.) Xiong, R. Wolfe, F. DeLuccia, Q. (M.) Liu, S. Blonski, G. Lin, M. Nishihama, D. Pogorzala, H. Oudrari, and D. W. Hillger, 2014: Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) Sensor Data Record (SDR) User’s Guide, NOAA Technical Report NESDIS 142A, 48 pp. PDF

Knaff, J. A., M. Bell, J. C. L. Chan, K. T. F. Chan, H-C Kuo, C-S. Lee, W-C Lee, C. M. Rozoff, K.Wood, and C. Sampson, 2014: Special Focus Session SF 4a Objective structure analysis, WMO International Workshop on Tropical Cyclones-VIII, Jeju Island, Republic of Korea, 2-8 December, 23 pp. PDF

Sampson, C. R., J. A. Knaff, J. Courtney, B. Strahl, F. Fujita, N. Koide, O. Bousquet, T. Dupont, M. Brennan, V. Tallapragada, T. Marchok, S.G. Gopalakrishnan, B. Chen, M. Mohapatra, S. D. Kotal, U. C. Mohanty, M. Fiorino, J. Doyle, and R. Elsberry, 2014: Topic 2.7 Advances in intensity guidance, WMO International Workshop on Tropical Cyclones-VIII, Jeju Island, Republic of Korea, 2-8 December, 26 pp. PDF

Hillger, D. W., and T. J. Schmit, 2012: The GOES-15 Science Test: Imager and Sounder Radiance and Product Validations, NOAA Technical Report NESDIS 141, (November), 101 pp.

Hillger, D. W., and T. J. Schmit, 2010: The GOES-14 Science Test: Imager and Sounder Radiance and Product Validations. NOAA Technical Report NESDIS 131, 1-119.

Hillger, D. W., and T. J. Schmit, 2007:  The GOES-13 Science Test: Imager and Sounder Radiance and Product Validations. NOAA/NESDIS Technical Report 125. PDF

Hillger, D. W., T. J. Schmit, and J. M. Daniels: 2003: Imager and Sounder Radiance and Product Validation for the GOES-12 Science Test, NOAA Technical Report, NESDIS 115, September, 66 p.

Daniels, J. M., T. J. Schmit, and D. W. Hillger, 2001: GOES-11 Imager and Sounder radiance and Product Validations for the GOES-11 Science Test. NOAA Technical Report NESDIS 103, (August), 49 pp.

Hillger, D. W., 1999: GOES Imager and Sounder calibration, scaling, and image quality. NOAA Technical Report NESDIS 93, (June), 34 pp.

Hillger, D. W., and P. J. Celone, 1997: A GOES image quality analysis system for the satellite operations control center. NOAA Technical Report NESDIS 89, 32 pp.

Hillger, D.W., J.F.W. Purdom, and D.A. Molenar, 1993: A noise level analysis of special multiple-spin VAS data during STORM-FEST. NOAA Technical Report, NESDIS 65, April, 30 pp.

Zehr, R.M., 1992: Tropical cyclogenesis in the Western North Pacific. NOAA Technical Report NESDIS 61, U. S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC, 181 pp.

Hillger, D.W., J.F.W. Purdom, and D.A. Lubich, 1991: A noise level analysis of special 10-spin-per-channel VAS data. NOAA/NESDIS Technical Report No. 56, Department of Commerce, Washington, DC, 50 pp.

Zehr, R.M., and V.A. Myers, 1984: Depth-area ratios in the semi-arid southwest United States. U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NWS HYDRO-40, Silver Spring, MD, 45 pp.

Alberty, R.L., J.F. Weaver, D. Sirmans, J. Dooley, and B. Bumgarner, 1977; Spring Program '76. NOAA Technical Memorandum, ERL NSSL-83, NOAA/ERL, Boulder, CO, December, 130 pp.

Ray, P.S., and J.F. Weaver, NSSL Staff, 1977: 1977 Spring Program Summary. NOAA Technical Memorandum, ERL NSSL-84, December, 168 pp.

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PRESENTATIONS

Bikos, D. E., D. T. Lindsey, and E. J. Szoke, 2017: Remote presentations for SOO GOES-R prep workshop in Kansas City, MO on the following dates in 2017: 12 January, 2 and 24 February, 9 and 23 March.

Chirokova, G., M. DeMaria, R. T. DeMaria, J. A. Knaff, J. F. Dostalek, J. L. Beven, 2017: Use of JPSS ATMS, CrIS, and VIIRS data to Improve Tropical Cyclone Track and Intensity Forecasting. AMS 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems. 22-26 January, Seattle, WA.

Connell, B. H., 2017: NOAA's Contributions to International Activities for Training in Satellite Meteorology via the WMO VLab. JPSS Science Seminar Series, 18 January. (Virtual Presentation).

Connell, B. H., D. E. Bikos, S. Lindstrom, J. Torres, E. J. Szoke, E. L. Dagg, A. B. Schumacher, A. S. Bachmeier, A. Mostek, B. C. Motta, M. Davison, and L. Veeck, 2017: Satellite user readiness through training: VISIT, SHyMet, WMO VLab and liaisons. AMS 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, 23-26 January, Seattle, WA.

DeMaria M., J. L. Beven, G. Chirokova, E. Dagg, R. T. DeMaria, J. A. Knaff and A. B. Schumacher, 2017: Current and Upcoming Proving Ground Demonstrations at NHC. National Hurricane Center, 17 February, Miami, FL.

Hillger, D.W., T. Kopp, C. J. Seaman, S. D. Miller, D. T. Lindsey, J. Torres, 2017: Validating VIIRS Imagery from JPSS-1. AMS 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems. 22-26 January, Seattle, WA.

Jurewicz, M. L. Sr., C. M. Gitro, S. J. Kusselson, J. M. Forsythe, A. S. Jones, S. Q. Kidder, D. E. Bikos, and E. J. Szoke, 2017: Synoptic comparison of two high-impact predecessor rainfall events: Tropical Storm Lee/Hurricane Katia of September 2011 and Hurricane Joaquin of October 2015. AMS 28th Conference on Weather and Forecasting/24rd Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, 23-26 January, Seattle, WA.

Knaff, J. A., 2017: Update TC guidance at JTWC. Sub-projects include a 7-day climatology and persistence (CLIPER) model, an updated wind radii CLIPER model, a five-day statistical-dynamical wind radii forecast scheme, and an update of their rapid intensification index. US Pacific Command's Joint Tropical Cyclone Forecasting Program Assembly (PACOM JTCFPA), 13-17 February, Honolulu, HI.

Rudlosky, S. D., M. J. Folmer, A. B. Schumacher, A. M. Terborg, 2017: Applications of Lightning Data Outside the Contiguous United States. AMS 8th Conference on the Meteorological Application of Lightning Data. 22-26 January, Seattle, WA.

Schumacher, A. B., 2017: Improving Real-time Tropical Cyclone Rapid Intensification Forecasts with Total Lightning Data. AMS 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, 22-26 January, Seattle, WA.

Schwietert, J. L., M. DeMaria, M. Onderlinde, C. Mattocks, R. Berg, A. B. Schumacher, 2017: Statistical Method for Estimating Wind Arrival Times from Tropical Cyclones. AMS 28th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting / 24th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, 22-26 January, Seattle, WA.

Seaman, C. J., S. D. Miller, D. T. Lindsey and D. W. Hillger, 2017: JPSS and GOES-R Multispectral Imagery Applications and Product Development at CIRA. 97th AMS Annual Meeting, 23-26 January, Seattle, WA.

Seaman, C. J. and W. Straka, III, 2017: Night Vision: Illuminating the Capabilities of the VIIRS Day/Night Band. 97th AMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, (Invited NOAA Exhibit Booth presentation).

Seaman, C. J., W. Straka III, S. D. Miller, D. T. Lindsey and J. Torres, 2017: Night Vision: Illuminating the Capabilities of the VIIRS Day/Night Band. 97th AMS Annual Meeting, 22-26 January, Seattle, WA (Invited oral presentation at NOAA Exhibit Booth.)

Straka, W., S. D. Miller, C. J. Seaman, J. Torres, D. T. Lindsey, E. Stevens, 2017: Usage of the VIIRS Day Night Band As an Operational Tool. AMS 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, 22-26 January, Seattle, WA.

Szoke, E. J., S. G. Benjamin, C. R. Alexander, E. P., J. M. Brown, D. Barjenbruch, R. Kleyla, and B. Meier, 2017: An examination of HRRR and HRRRX performance and utility for two similar and challenging Colorado snowstorms. AMS 28th Conference on Weather and Forecasting/24rd Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, 23-26 January, Seattle, WA.

Szoke, E. J. , D. E. Bikos, B. H. Connell, H. Gosden, S. D. Miller, J. Torres, R. L. Brummer, D. T. Lindsey, D. W. Hillger, D. A. Molenar, C. J. Seaman, 2017: CIRA's Contribution to the NWS GOES-R Proving Ground: A Look Back at Pre-Launch Activities and a Look Ahead to Post-Launch Interactions. AMS 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, 22-26 January, Seattle, WA.

Torres, T., B. H. Connell, S. D. Miller, 2017: Utility of JPSS Products for NWS forecasters. AMS 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, 22-26 January, Seattle, WA.

Torres, J., and K. Micke, 2017: Highlights of the JPSS Program, Instrumentation, SDRs, EDRs, accessing polar data, JPSS Products and training. AMS Short Course: Experiencing JPSS Capabilities. 21 January, Seattle, WA.

Ward, B., A. Mostek, R. Van Til, L. Spayd Jr., F. W. Alsheimer, M. T. Stavish, D. Nietfeld, B. C. Carcione, N. Eckstein, W. Abshire, P. Dills, G. T. Stano, J. G. LaDue, M. A. Bowlan, D. E. Bikos, B. H. Connell, E. J. Szoke, E. L. Dagg, S. Bachmeier, S. Lindstrom, J. Gerth, and T. Schmit, 2017: The Satellite Foundational Course for GOES-R: A collection of lessons to prepare National Weather Service forecasters for GOES-R. AMS 28th Conference on Weather and Forecasting/24rd Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, 23-26 January, Seattle, WA.

Bender, M., M. Morin, K. Emmanuel, J. A. Knaff, C. R. Sampson, I. Ginis and B. Thomas, 2016: Impact of Storm structure and the environmental conditions in the the Rapid Intensification of Hurricanes Katrina and Patricia. 32nd AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 18-20 April 2016, San Juan, Puerto Rico.  

Bikos, D. E., D. T. Lindsey, and E. J. Szoke, 2016: Remote presentations for SOO GOES-R prep workshop in Kansas City, MO on the following dates in 2016: 17 November and 8 December.

Bikos, D. E., and S. Lindstrom, 2016: Status of recent / near future VISIT / SHyMet as it relates to the Satellite Foundational Course for GOES-R (SatFC-G). NOAA Satellite Proving Ground / User Readiness Week, 9-13 May, Norman, OK.

Bikos, D. E. and J. Torres, 2016: Training on the Weather Event Simulator (WES-2) provided for the Experimental Products Development Team at CIRA, 9 December, Fort Collins, CO.

Bhatia, K., D. Nolan, A. B. Schumacher, M. DeMaria, 2016: Evaluation and Applications of the Prediction of Intensity Model Error (PRIME) Forecasting System. 32nd AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 18-20 April 2016, San Juan, Puerto Rico.  

Brummer, R. L., S. D. Miller, C. J. Seaman, D. T. Lindsey, 2016: Satellite Algorithm Development at CIRA. Colorado Federal Laboratory, Board of Directors Visit to CIRA, 1 September, Fort Collins, CO.

Chirokova, G., 2016: ATMS-MIRS Retrievals in Tropical Cyclone Environments: Evaluation and Applications. STAR JPSS Annual Science Team Meeting. 8-12 August, College Park, MD.

Chirokova, G., 2016: Results from the FY15-16 JHT SHIPS/LGEM Improvements project. Tropical Cyclone Operations and Research Forum/70th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference (TCORF/IHC), 15-17 March, Miami, FL

Chirokova, G., M. DeMaria, J. F. Dostalek, R. DeMaria, J. A. Knaff, K. D. Musgrave, and J. Beven, 2016: Evaluation of the ATMS-MIRS and NUCAPS retrievals in the vicinity of the Tropical Cyclones. 32nd AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 18-20 April 2016, San Juan, Puerto Rico.  

Chirokova, G., J. A. Knaff, D. T. Lindsey, R. T. DeMaria, M. DeMaria and J. Bevin, 2016: Tropical Cyclone Uses of VIIRS. STAR JPSS Annual Science Team Meeting, , 8-12 August, College Park, MD.

Connell, B. H., 2016: New Satellite Sensors and capabilities: GOES-R and JPSS-1. Training Workshop on Satellite Data. Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology, 3-6 May, St. James, Barbados.

Connell, B. H., and R. Alfaro, 2016: Satellite overview: Current GOES vs GOES-R & current Polar products vs. next generation JPSS-1. GEONETCast Americas Workshop. Universidad Nacional de Colombia, 7-10 June, Bogotá, Colombia.

Connell, B. H., D. E. Bikos, E. J. Szoke, S. Bachmeier, S. Lindstrom, A. Mostek, B. C. Motta, L. Veeck, and J. Torres, 2016: Satellite User Readiness through Training: VISIT, SHyMet, WMO VLab and a Liaison. Joint 21st AMS Satellite Meteorology, Oceanography, and Climatology Conference, 15-18 August, Madison, WI.

Connell, B. H., S. D. Miller, D. E. Bikos, E. J. Szoke, A. S. Bachmeier, S. Lindstrom, A. Mostek, B. C. Motta, and L. Veeck, 2016: JPSS Readiness through Training: VISIT, SHyMet, WMO, Vlab and a new Liaison. 12th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, 96th AMS Annual Meeting, 10-14 January 2016, New Orleans, LA. (oral presentation)

DeMaria, M., G. Chirokova, J. A. Knaff, K. D. Musgrave, and M. Bozeman, 2016: Recent Improvements to NHC's Statistical-Dynamical Tropical Cyclone Intensity Prediction Models. 32nd AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 18-20 April 2016, San Juan, Puerto Rico.  

DeMaria, R. T., J. A. Knaff, G. Chirokova, and J. Beven, 2016: Automated Objective Tropical Cyclone Eye Detection. 32nd AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 18-20 April 2016, San Juan, Puerto Rico.  

Dostalek, J. F., 2016: Using NUCAPS Retrievals to Diagnose Pre-Convective Environments over the United States. Joint 21st AMS Satellite Meteorology, Oceanography, and Climatology Conference, August15-18, Madison, WI.

Dostalek, J. F., 2016: Using Polar-orbiting Satellites to Monitor the Upper Atmosphere for Cold Air Pockets that are Potentially Dangerous for Passenger Aircraft. National Weather Association (NWA) 41st Annual Meeting, September 11-16, Norfolk, VA.

Dostalek, J. F., G. Chirokova, J. A. Knaff, S. Longmore, R. T. DeMaria, A. B. Schumacher, and C. R. Sampson, 2016: Recent and Future Updates to the Operational, Satellite-Based Tropical Cyclone Products Produced at the Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere. 32nd AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 18-20 April 2016, San Juan, Puerto Rico.  

Dostalek, J. F., D. T. Lindsey and J. M. Haynes, 2016: Using NUCAPS Retrievals to Diagnose Pre-Convective Environments over the United States. Joint 21st AMS Satellite Meteorology, Oceanography, and Climatology Conference, 15-18 August, Madison, WI.

Dostalek, J. F., J. Torres, S. D. Miller, and R. L. Brummer, 2016: Using Polar-orbiting Satellites to Monitor the Upper Atmosphere for Cold Air Pockets that are Potentially Dangerous for Passenger Aircraft. 11-16 September, National Weather Association (NWA) 41st Annual Meeting, Norfolk, VA.

Dostalek, J. F., J. Torres, S. D. Miller, and R. L. Brummer, 2016: Using Polar-orbiting Satellites to Monitor the Upper Atmosphere for Cold Air Pockets that are Potentially Dangerous for Passenger Aircraft. Joint 21st AMS Satellite Meteorology, Oceanography, and Climatology Conference, 15-18 August, Madison, WI.

Dunion, J. P., J. Kaplan, A. B. Schumacher, J. Cossuth, K. D. Musgrave, and P. Leighton, 2016: Improvements to the Tropical Cyclone Genesis Index (TCGI). 70th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference - Tropical Cyclone Operations and Research Forum, Miami, FL, Office of Fed. Coord. For Meteor. Services and Supporting Research, NOAA. http://www.ofcm.gov/homepage/text/spc_proj/ihc.html

Dunion, J. P., J. Kaplan, A. B. Schumacher, J. Cossuth, K. D. Musgrave, and P. Leighton, 2016: The Tropical Cyclone Genesis Index (TCGI), 32nd Amer. Meteor. Soc. Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteor., San Juan, Puerto Rico. https://ams.confex.com/ams/32Hurr/webprogram/start.html

Forsythe, J., 2016: A Multi-satellite Layered Water Vapor Product for Forecasters. National Weather Association (NWA) Annual Meeting. September 10-15, Norfolk, VA.

Forsythe, J., 2016: Stability and Interconsistency of Passive Microwave Products for the Weather and Climate Users. STAR JPSS Annual Science Team Meeting. 8-12 August, College Park, MD.

Grasso, L. D., 2016: Synthetic Satellite Imagery. Invited speaker at the University of Utah, 21 October, Salt Lake City, UT.

Grasso, L. D., D. T. Lindsey, Y. - J. Noh, and C. O'Dell, 2016: Improving CRTM solar reflection at 3.9 µm. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), June 2016, Monterey, CA.

Grasso, L. D., D. T. Lindsey, Y. - J. Noh, and C. O'Dell, 2016: Improving CRTM solar reflection at 3.9 µm. JCSDA 14th Technical Review Meeting and Science Workshop on Satellite Data Assimilation. 31 May-2 June 2016, Moss Landing, CA. Oral presentation

Heidinger, A. K., A. Walther, D. T. Lindsey, Y. Li, Y. J. Noh, D. Botambekov, S. D. Miller, and M. J. Foster, 2016: Improvements in Cloud Remote Sensing from Fusing VIIRS and CrIS data. 2016 AGU Fall Meeting, 12-16 December, San Francisco, CA.

Hillger, D. W., 2016: Preparing for VIIRS Imagery from JPSS-1. Joint 21st AMS Satellite Meteorology, Oceanography, and Climatology Conference, August15-18, Madison, WI.

Hillger, D. W., 2016: VIIRS EDR Overview, STAR JPSS Annual Science Team Meeting. 8-12 August, College Park, MD.

Hillger, D. W., T. J. Kopp, C. J. Seaman, S. D. Miller, D. T. Lindsey, 2016: How is VIIRS EDR Imagery Validated? 96th AMS Annual Meeting, 10-14 January 2016, New Orleans, LA.

Hillger, D. W., T. J. Kopp, S. D. Miller, C. J. Seaman, J. Torres, and D. T. Lindsey, 2016: Preparing for VIIRS Imagery from JPSS-1. Joint 21st AMS Satellite Meteorology, Oceanography, and Climatology Conference, 15-18 August, Madison, WI.

Knaff, J. A., 2016: Key NESDIS Research and R2O Intended to Improve Hurricane Forecasts. 70th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 14-17 March, Miami, FL.

Knaff, J. A., 2016: Synthetic Hurricane Wind Fields Based on Modeled Winds and Infrared Imagery: Method, Results, and Potential Applications. Front Range Tropical Cyclone Workshop, 24 October, Colorado State University Foothills Campus.

Knaff, J. A., G. Chirokova, C. R. Sampson, and M. DeMaria, 2016: Development of Global Statistical-Dynamical Tropical Cyclone Wind Radii and MSLP Guidance. 32nd AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 18-20 April 2016, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Knaff, J. A., C. Sampson, B Strahl, 2016: A consensus approach to operationally estimate and forecast tropical cyclone wind radii. International workshop on measuring high-wind speeds over the ocean. Meteorological Office, 5-17 November, Exeter, UK (oral presentation)

Lindsey, D. T., L. D. Grasso, Y.-J. Noh, 2016: Improvements to the CRTM for Cloudy Radiance Calculations. 4th Annual Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation (JCSDA),96th AMS Annual Meeting, 10-14 January, New Orleans, LA.

Lindsey, D. T., 2016: Next Generation of Satellites, including both GOES-R and Himawari. Radar and Satellite undergraduate class, Metro State University, 15 November, Denver, CO.

Lindsey, D. T., 2016: GOES-R Risk Reduction Program. Science Meeting During GOES-R Launch Week at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Center. 18 November, Cape Canaveral, FL.

Lindsey, D. T., 2016: Himawari-8: Improvements in Temporal and Spatial resolution, and development of True Color Imagery. COMET AHI User Training Workshop, 14 November, Boulder, CO.

Lindsey, D. T., 2016: Himawari-8: A new era of geostationary satellite imagery. Workshop on Monitoring and Forecasting Severe Weather with Remote Sensing Technology, The Research Center for Environmental Changes at the Academia Sinica, 26 November 26 - 2 December, Taipei, Taiwan.

Lindsey, D. T., 2016: Himawari and GOES-R: Ushering in a New Generation of Geostationary Satellites. Metro State University Class Lecture, 15 November, Denver, CO.

Lindsey, D. T., 2016: Observing severe storms from satellite in the U.S. Workshop on Monitoring and Forecasting Severe Weather with Remote Sensing Technology, The Research Center for Environmental Changes at the Academia Sinica, 26 November 26 - 2 December, Taipei, Taiwan.

Lindsey, D. T., 2016: Satellite observations of hazards. Workshop on Monitoring and Forecasting Severe Weather with Remote Sensing Technology, The Research Center for Environmental Changes at the Academia Sinica, 26 November 26 - 2 December, Taipei, Taiwan.

Miller, S. D., 2016: Himawari-8. Science presentation for visitors of Chengdu University of Information Technology, China. Meeting held at CSU, Lory Student Center, July, Fort Collins, CO.

Miller, S. D., 2016: The Night is not so dark: VIIRS Day/Night band enhanced Applications. 96th AMS Annual Meeting, 10-14 January 2016, New Orleans, LA.

Miller, S.D., 2016: Satellite Research and Application Development at CIRA. NOAA/NESDIS CoRP Science Symposium, CIRA Science Project Overview. CIRA Executive Board Meeting, May, Fort Collins, CO.

Miller, S.D., 2016: Taking Back the Night with the VIIRS Day/Night Band. Invited presentation at NOAA Exhibit Booth. AGU Annual Fall Meeting, 12-16 December, San Francisco, CA.

Miller, S. D., 2016: VIIRS Day/Night Band Capabilities for Nighttime Imaging. 96th AMS Annual Meeting, 10-14 January 2016, New Orleans, LA.

Miller, S. D., C. Combs, W. C. Straka III, C. J. Seaman, M. Setvak, A. Heidinger, A. Walther, Y. - J. Noh, and J. Solbrig, 2016: Advances in Day/Night Band Science and Applications: Making Good on Promises of the Moon. Joint 21st AMS Satellite Meteorology, Oceanography, and Climatology Conference, 15-18 August, Madison, WI.

Miller, S. D., D. T. Lindsey, C. J. Seaman, T. Schmit, M. Gunshor, D. W. Hillger, and Y. Sumida: Anticipating GOES-R ABI Multi-spectral Imagery Capabilities via Himawari-8 AHI. 2016 EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference, 26-30 September, Darmstadt, Germany.

Miller, S. D., D. T. Lindsey, C. J. Seaman, T. J. Schmit, M. M. Gunshor, D. W. Hillger, Y. Sumida, 2016: Himawari-8 AHI Proves 'Instrumental' in Preparations for Enhanced GOES-R ABI Imagery Applications. Joint 21st AMS Satellite Meteorology, Oceanography, and Climatology Conference, 15-18 August, Madison, WI.

Miller, S. D., C. Combs, W. C. Straka III, C. J. Seaman, M. Setvak, A. Heidinger, A. Walther, Y. - J. Noh, and J. Solbrig, 2016: Advances in Day/Night Band Science and Applications: Making Good on Promises of the Moon. Joint 21st AMS Satellite Meteorology, Oceanography, and Climatology Conference, 15-18 August, Madison, WI.

Miller, S. D., T. Schmit, C. J. Seaman, M. Gunshor, D. T. Lindsey, D. W. Hillger and Y. Sumida, 2016: Himawari-8 AHI Lays a Foundation for True Color Capabilities on GOES-R ABI. 2016 Proving Ground User Readiness Meeting, 10 May, Norman, OK.

Miller, S. D., T. J. Schmit, C. J. Seaman, M. Gunshor, D. T. Lindsey, D. W. Hillger, and Y. Sumida, 2016: The Return of True Color to Geostationary Satellites: Transitioning from Polar, to Himawari, to GOES-R." 12th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, 96th AMS Annual Meeting, 10-14 January 2016, New Orleans, LA.

Miller, S. D., C. J. Seaman, C. Combs, J. Solbrig, W. Straka, A. Walther, Y.-J. Noh, A. Heidinger, 2016: Status and Prospects for Low-Light Visible Sensing from the VIIRS Day/Night Band on Suomi NPP and JPSS-1. AGU session "Space-Based, Operational Global Earth Observations from Suomi National Polar-Orbiting Partnership (S-NPP), the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) II," AGU Annual Meeting, 12-16 December, San Francisco, CA.

Miller, S. D. C. J. Seaman, D. T. Lindsey, 2016: Anticipating GOES-R ABI Multi-Spectral Value-Added Imagery Capabilities via Himawari-8 AHI. 2016 EUMETSAT - Meteorological Satellite Conference. September 26-30, Darmstadt, Germany. (oral presentation by S. D. Miller)

Miller, S. D., J. Solbrig, J. Zhang, M. Oo, R. E. Holz, J. Wang, and T. M. McHardy, 2016: Advancing Littoral Zone Aerosol Prediction via Holistic Studies in Regime-Dependent Flows. Joint 21st AMS Satellite Meteorology, Oceanography, and Climatology Conference, 15-18 August, Madison, WI.

Musgrave, K. D., M. DeMaria, and J. Kaplan, 2016: Examination of Tropical Cyclone Rapid Intensification Guidance with Multiple Dynamical Model Inputs. 32nd AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 18-20 April 2016, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Noh, Y. - J., 2016: Activities of the Hydrology Initiative of the JPSS PGRR Program. STAR JPSS Annual Science Team Meeting. 8-12 August, College Park, MD.

Noh, Y. - J., 2016: Use of satellite and in-situ observations for evaluating and improving the representation of cloud processes in NWP models. 4th International workshop on next-generation NWP models: gray-zone and advanced approaches for high-impact weather, 25-27 May, Jeju, Korea.

Noh, Y. - J., S. D. Miller, J. M. Forsythe, C. J. Seaman, D. T. Lindsey, A. K. Heidinger, and Y. Li, 2016: The newly operational VIIRS Cloud Base and CCL (Cloud Cover/Layers). STAR JPSS Annual Science Team Meeting, 8-12 August , College Park, MD.

Noh, Y. J., S. D. Miller, C. J. Seaman, J. M. Forsythe, R. L. Brummer, D. T. Lindsey, A. Walther, A. K. Heidinger, and Y. Li, 2016: Validation of VIIRS cloud base heights at night using ground and satellite measurements over Alaska. 2016 AGU Fall Meeting, 12-16 December, San Francisco, CA.

Noh, Y. J., S. D. Miller, C. J. Seaman, J. Forsythe, D. T. Lindsey, A. Heidinger and Y. Li, 2016: Improvement of Satellite Cloud Base Height and Cloud Cover/Layer Products. Australia-Oceania Meteorological Satellite User's Conference (AOMSUC), held jointly with the Korean Meteorological Administration (KMA) Satellite User's Conference, 21-28 October, Songdo City, Incheon, South Korea.

Schumacher, A. B., 2016: Improvements to Operational Statistical Tropical Cyclone Intensity Forecast Models. Tropical Cyclone Operations and Research Forum/70th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference (TCORF/IHC), 15-17 March, Miami, FL.

Schumacher, A. B., 2016: National Hurricane Center Proving Ground Activities. OCONUS Technical Interchange Meeting, 28-30 June, Honolulu, HI.

Schumacher, A. B., 2016: Overview of 2015 NHC PG Activities. NHC Satellite Proving Ground Review, 27 January 2016, NHC, Miami, FL.

Schumacher, A.B., 2016: Uses of SRSO Imagery at NHC. NHC Satellite Proving Ground Review, 27 January 2016, NHC, Miami, FL.

Schumacher, A. B. and M. DeMaria, 2016: Incorporating global model uncertainty information into the Monte Carlo wind speed probability model. 32nd AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 18-20 April 2016, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Seaman, C. J., 2016: Tropical Cyclone uses of VIIRS. STAR JPSS Annual Science Team Meeting. 8-12 August, College Park, MD.

Seaman, C. J., G. Chirokova, J. F. Dostalek, L. D. Grasso, J. A. Knaff, D. T. Lindsey, S. D. Miller and A. B. Schumacher, 2016: Satellite Proving Ground OCONUS Activities at CIRA. Invited oral presentation. OCONUS Technical Interchange Meeting, 12-15 May, Anchorage, AK.

Seaman, C. J., D. T. Lindsey, S. D. Miller, J. A. Knaff, G. Chirokova, J. F. Dostalek, A. B. Schumacher, K. M. Musgrave, L. D. Grasso, J. Forsythe, R. T. DeMaria, D. A. Molenar, 2016: CIRA/RAMMB Research Activities in Support of the OCONUS. OCONUS Technical Interchange Meeting, (Invited speaker.), 28-30 June, Honolulu, HI.

Seaman, C. J., S. D. Miller, D. T. Lindsey, and D. W. Hillger, 2016: Multi-spectral Imagery for the New Generation Geostationary Satellites: Applications for AHI, ABI and AMI. Australia-Oceania Meteorological Satellite User's Conference (AOMSUC), held jointly with the Korean Meteorological Administration (KMA) Satellite User's Conference, 24-27 October, Incheon, South Korea.

Seaman, C. J., S. D. Miller, D. T. Lindsey and D. W. Hillger, 2016: Multi-spectral applications and RGB composites for the new generation geostationary weather satellites. Yonsei University Seminar, 28 October, Seoul, South Korea.

Seaman, C. J., S. D. Miller, J. Torres, D. T. Lindsey, and D. W. Hillger: VIIRS Imagery Applications at CIRA. 3rd Annual STAR/JPSS Science Team Meeting, , 8-12 August, College Park, MD. (oral presentation)

Slocum, C. J., 2016: Forced, balanced model of tropical cyclone intensification. 32nd AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 18-20 April, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Slocum, C., 2016: A Simplified Model for Tropical Cyclone Intensification. Front Range Tropical Cyclone Workshop, Colorado State University Foothills Campus, 24 October, Fort Collins, CO.

Solbrig, J., S. D. Miller, R. Holz, J. Jiang, J. Wang, S. van den Heever, S. Kriedenweis, M. Zupanski, S. Albers, M. Oo, A. Klewer, A. Igel, and S. Atwood, 2016: Use of Advanced Meteorological Sensors in gaining a Holistic Understanding of Aerosols in the Littoral Zone. Australia-Oceania Meteorological Satellite User's Conference (AOMSUC), held jointly with the Korean Meteorological Administration (KMA) User's Conference, 24-27 October, Incheon, South Korea.

Solbrig, J. E., S. D. Miller, J. Zhang, and T. M. McHardy, 2016: Can we observe the atmosphere by street lamps? Examining the potential for use of anthropogenic light emissions in atmospheric retrievals. Joint 21st AMS Satellite Meteorology, Oceanography, and Climatology Conference, 15-18 August, Madison, WI.

Szoke, E. J., 2016: Talks on GOES-R Proving Ground updates at the Boulder Weather Forecast Office (WFO) Winter Workshops, 30 September & 7 October, Boulder, CO.

Szoke, E. J., 2016: Talk on GOES-R Proving Ground updates at the Boulder Weather Forecast Office (WFO) Spring Workshops, 4-11 March, Boulder, CO.

Szoke, E. J., 2016: Talk on GOES-R Proving Ground updates at the Cheyenne Weather Forecast Office (WFO), 1 December, Cheyenne, WY.

Szoke, E. J., S. G. Benjamin, C. R. Alexander, E. P., J. M. Brown and S. Weygandt, 2016: The latest on the HRRR model after a recent upgrade. 41st NWA Annual Meeting, 12-15 September, Norfolk, VA.

Szoke, E. J., D. E. Bikos, R. L. Brummer, H. Gosden, S. D. Miller, D. W. Hillger, B. H. Connell, D. A. Molenar, C. J. Seaman, and D. T. Lindsey, 2016: CIRA's Current and Future Contributions to the GOES-R Proving Ground as we Approach the Launch of GOES-R. Joint 21st AMS Satellite Meteorology, Oceanography, and Climatology Conference, 15-18 August, Madison, WI.

Torres, J., 2016: JPSS in Operations. 7 October, WFO-Boulder, CO.

Torres, J., 2016: JPSS Training Plan. STAR JPSS Annual Science Team Meeting, 8-12 August, College Park, MD.

Torres, J., 2016: The Newly Operational VIIRS Cloud Base and CCL. STAR JPSS Annual Science Team Meeting. 8-12 August, College Park, MD.

Tourville, N., 2016: Scientific Analysis and Visualization of Tropical Cyclone's using CloudSat and A-Train data in Python. Sixth Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python, 96th AMS Annual Meeting, 10-14 January 2016, New Orleans, LA.

Trabing, B. C., J. A. Knaff, 2016: Analysis of Hurricanes Using Long-Range Lightning Detection Networks. 32nd AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 18-20 April 2016, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Wu, T. -C., M. Zupanski, L. D. Grasso, P. Brown, C. D. Kummerow, and J. A. Knaff, 2016: The GSI Capability to Assimilate TRMM and GPM Hydrometeor Retrievals in HWRF. 32nd AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 18-20 April 2016, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Wu, T. - C., M. Zupanski, L. D. Grasso, P. Brown, C. Kummerow, and J. A. Knaff, 2016: The GSI capability to assimilate TRMM and GPM hydrometeor retrievals in HWRF. JCSDA 14th Technical Review Meeting and Science Workshop on Satellite Data Assimilation. 31 May-2 June 2016, Moss Landing, CA. (Oral presentation given by L. D. Grasso for Ting-Chi.)

Bhatia, K. T., D. S. Nolan, A. B. Schumacher, 2015: Guidance on Intensity Guidance. 69th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 2-5 March, Jacksonville, FL.

Brummer, R. L., E. Szoke, S. D. Miller, C. Seaman, D.T. Lindsey, G. Chirokova, A. B. Schumacher, D. W. Hillger, and D. A. Molenar, 2015: Proving Ground Activities at CIRA. 6th Asia Oceania Meteorological Satellite Users' Conference (AOMSUC), 9-13 November 2015, Tokyo, Japan.

Camargo, S., J. A. Knaff, D. Chavas, 2015: The relationship of tropical cyclone size with ENSO. 2015 AGU Fall Meeting. 14-18 December 2014, San Francisco, CA.

Chirokova, G., 2015: Quality of ATMS-MIRS Retrievals for atlantic Topical Cyclones. NOAA/NCAR/CSU TC Workshop, 21 July, Boulder, CO.

Chirokova, G., R. T. DeMaria, J. F. Dostalek, K. D. Musgrave and J. A. Knaff, 2015: Use of JPSS ATMS, CrIS, and VIIRS data to Improve Tropical Cyclone Track and Intensity Forecasting. 2015 AGU Fall Meeting. 14-18 December 2014, San Francisco, CA. Oral presentation

DeMaria, R. T., G. Chirokova, J. A. Knaff, and J. F. Dostalek, 2015: Machine Learning Algorithms for Tropical Cyclone Center Fixing and Eye Detection. 20th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 11th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, Phoenix, AZ, 4-8 January.

Grasso, L. D., D. T. Lindsey, Y.-J. Noh, 2015: Recent issues with the Community Radiative Transfer Model and Particle Size. Naval Research Lab, 15-19 June 2015, Monterey, CA (oral presentation).

Hillger, D. W., J. A. Knaff, D. T. Lindsey, 2015: Short Introductory Presentations, CIRA-Intro Jamboree, Department of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University, 4 September, Fort Collins, CO. 

Hillger, D. W., D. Kopp, 2015: EDR Imagery Overview, STAR 2nd Annual JPSS Science Meeting, 26 August, College Park, MD.

Hillger, D. W., C. J. Seaman, S. D. Miller, T. J. Kopp, R.Williams, and G.Mineart, 2015: Suomi NPP VIIRS Imagery Update. AMS 95th Annual Meeting, 11th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, 5-8 January, Phoenix, AZ.

Kablick, G., M. Fromm, S. D. Miller, P. Partain, G. Nedoluka, D. Peterson, Z. Li, 2015: Biomass-burning aerosol effects on convective cloud properties and in the detrained UTLS environment. 2015 AGU Fall Meeting. 14-18 December 2014, San Francisco, CA.

Knaff, J. A., 2015: Using Routinely Available Information to Estimate Tropical Cyclone Wind Structure. NOAA/NCAR/CSU TC Workshop, 21 July, Boulder, CO.

Lindsey, D. T., A. Heidinger, A. Layns, 2015: GOES-R and JPSS Risk Reduction Status, NOAA Satellite Science Week, Boulder, CO, 23-27 February.

Longmore, S. P., S. D. Miller, D. E. Bikos, D. T. Lindsey, E. J. Szoke, D. A. Molenar, D. W. Hillger, R. L. Brummer, J. A. Knaff, 2015: An Automated Mobile Phone Photo Relay and Display Concept Applicable to Operational Severe Weather Monitoring, 31st Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies, Session: "Crowdsourcing Data and Data Portals - Part I," 4-8 January, Phoenix, AZ.

Longmore, S. P., S. D. Miller, D. E. Bikos, D. T. Lindsey, E. J. Szoke, D. A. Molenar, D. W. Hillger, R. L. Brummer, J. A. Knaff, 2015: An Automated Mobile Phone Photo Relay and Display Concept Applicable to Operational Severe Weather Monitoring, Earth and Space Science Informatics Conference, Session: "Near-Real-Time Data for Earth Science and Space Weather Applications I, 4-8 January, Phoenix, AZ.

Miller, S. D., 2015: Advancing Environmental Intelligence via Next-Generation Satellite Observations, Invited, 11th NOAA/NESDIS CoRP Science Symposium, College Park, MD, 15 September..

Miller, S. D., 2015: Night Shift: Exploring Forecaster Benefits of the VIIRS Day/Night Band, Invited, NOAA Proving Ground User Readiness Meeting, Kansas City, MO, June.

Miller, S. D., 2015: NOAA Report on Image Processing Techniques: Applications using the VIIRS Day/Night Band, Invited, Coordination Group for Meteorological Satellites (CGMS), May.

Miller, S. D., 2015: Realizing the Scientific and Operational Utilities of the VIIRS Day/Night Band--An Exercise in Dark Adaptation, NOAA Satellite Science Week, Boulder, CO, 23-27 February.

Miller, S. D., 2015: Validation and Refinement of a Lunar Irradiance Model for Suomi NPP VIIRS Day-Night Band Quantitative Nighttime Applications. AGU Annual Meeting, December, San Francisco, CA.

Miller, S. D., Y-J. Noh, A.K. Heidinger, 2015: Liquid-Top Mixed-Phase Cloud Detection from Shortwave-Infrared Satellite Radiometer Observations, NOAA Satellite Science Week, Boulder, CO, 23-27 February.

Miller, S. D., C. Seaman, D. T. Lindsey, T. Schmit, M. Gunshor, D. W. Hillger, and Y. Sumida, 2015: Multispectral Application Development for Himawari-8 AHI, 6th Asia Oceania Meteorological Satellite Users' Conference (AOMSUC), 9-13 November 2015, Tokyo, Japan.

Miller, S. D., W. C. Straka, J. Yue, S. M. Smith, M. J. Alexander, L. Hoffmann, M. Setvak, and P. Partain, 2015: Making Waves — The VIIRS Day/Night Band Reveals Upper Atmospheric Gravity Wave via Sensitivity to Nightglow Emissions. 2015 AGU Fall Meeting. 14-18 December 2014, San Francisco, CA. Oral presentation

Musgrave, K. D., 2015: Verification of HWRF Synthetic Satellite Brightness Temperatures. NOAA/NCAR/CSU TC Workshop, 21 July, Boulder, CO.

Musgrave, K.D., 2015: Status Briefing Provided for the Hurricane Forecast Improvement Project (HFIP) biweekly teleconference, 12 August, CIRA, Fort Collins, CO.

Musgrave, K.D., and C. Slocum, 2015: RAMMB/CIRA Website Upgrades and Products for the 2015 Hurricane Season. Hurricane Forecast Improvement Project (HFIP) Teleconference, 9 September 2015.

Noh, Y-J., J.M. Forsythe, C.J. Seaman, S.D. Miller, M. Rogers, D.T. Lindsey and A. Heidinger, 2015: Enterprise Cloud Base: VIIRS Cloud Base Height Improvement and Validation Using CloudSat. STAR 2nd Annual JPSS Science Meeting, 27 August, College Park, MD.

Schumacher, A.B., 2015: An examination of situation-specific hurricane forecast uncertainty statements in NHC Tropical Cyclone Discussions. National Hurricane Center, 12 November 2015.

Schumacher, A.B., 2015: Upgrades to the Operational Monte Carlo Wind Speed Probability Program. 69th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, Jacksonville, FL, 2-5 March. (Remote Presentation)

Schumacher, A.B., O. Vila, V.M. Vincente, 2015: Evaluating Subjective Uncertainty Information in National Hurricane Center Tropical Cyclone Discussions. 10th Symposium on Societal Applications, Phoenix, AZ, 4-8 January.

Seaman, C.J., 2015: "Three Years of VIIRS", Invited seminar. Geographic Information Network of Alaska (GINA), University of Alaska-Fairbanks, 20 May 2015, Fairbanks, AK.

Seaman, C. J., G. Chirokova, J. F. Dostalek, L. D. Grasso, J. A. Knaff, D. T. Lindsey, S. D. Miller and A. B. Schumacher, 2015: Satellite Proving Ground OCONUS Activities at CIRA. Invited oral presentation. 2015 OCONUS Technical Interchange Meeting, 12-15 May 2015, Anchorage, AK.

Seaman, C. J., and S. D. Miller, 2015: "Into the Light: Illuminating the Capabilities of the VIIRS Day/Night Band." Invited oral presentation, 2015 OCONUS Technical Interchange Meeting, 12-15 May, Anchorage, AK.

Seaman, C. J., S. D. Miller and D. W. Hillger, 2015: On the Use of VIIRS Day/Night Band and Near Constant Contrast Imagery. STAR 2nd Annual JPSS Science Meeting, 26 August, College Park, MD.

Slocum, C., 2015: Can Comparisons of Precipital Water from Models and Satellite Provide Guidance on Guidance? NOAA/NCAR/CSU TC Workshop, 21 July, Boulder, CO.

Stevens, E., C.J. Seaman, S. Alden, H. Strader, 2015: VIIRS Imagery and the 2014 Funny River Wildfire in Alaska, and Plans for the 2015 Fire Season, NOAA Satellite Science Week, 23-27 February, Boulder, CO.

Szoke, E. J., D. E. Bikos,. R. L. Brummer, H. Gosden, D. T. Lindsey, D. A. Molenar, D. W. Hillger, S. D. Miller, and C. J. Seaman, 2015: An update on CIRA's Proving Ground efforts as we approach the launch of GOES-R. AMS 27th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/23rd Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, Talk 15B.5, 29 June-3 July, Chicago, IL.

Szoke, E. J., D. E. Bikos, R. L. Brummer, H. Gosden, D. T. Lindsey, D. A. Molenar, D. W. Hillger, S. D. Miller, and C. J. Seaman, 2015: An Update of CIRA's GOES-R and JPSS Proving Ground Activities. NOAA Satellite Science Week, 23-27 February, Boulder, CO.

Szoke, E. J., D. E. Bikos, G. Stano, B. Mazur, R. Cox, D. Barjenbruch, B. Kleyla, and B. Glancy, 2015: A possible relationship between total lightning and non-supercell tornadogenesis, NOAA Satellite Science Week, 23-27 February, Boulder, CO.

Szoke, E. J., R. L. Brummer, D. E. Bikos, S. D. Miller, B. H. Connell, D. A. Molenar, and M. DeMaria, 2015: CIRA Proving Ground activities in preparation for the GOES-R era. AMS 95th Annual Meeting, 11th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, 5-8 January, Phoenix, AZ.

Trabing, B., 2015: Analysis of Hurricanes Using Long-Range Lightning Detection Networks. NOAA/NCAR/CSU TC Workshop, 21 July, Boulder, CO.

Walther, A., S. D. Miller, A. Heidinger, 2015: Survey of cloud optical parameters during night from lunar reflectance measurements. AMS 11th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems and the 20th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, Phoenix, AZ, 4-8 January 2015.

Xu, J., Q. Li, J. Yue, L. Hoffman, W. Straka, S.D. Miller, W. Yuan, 2015: Concentric Gravity Waves over Northern China Observed by a No-Gap OH Airglow Imager Network and Satellites. 2015 AGU Fall Meeting. 14-18 December 2014, San Francisco, CA.

Apodaca, K., M. Zupanski, L.D. Grasso, 2014: Impact of Lightning Data Assimilation on Northeast Pacific Cyclone Remnants. March 31 - April 3, National Weather Center, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK.

Beven, J.L., M. J. Brennan, H. D. Cobb III, M. DeMaria, J.A. Knaff, A.B. Schumacher, C. Velden, S.A. Monette, J.P. Dunion, G.J. Jedlovec, K.K. Fuell, and M.J. Folmer, 2014: The Satellite Proving Ground at the National Hurricane Center. 31st Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 30-March-4 April, San Diego, CA.

Bikos, D. E., E. J. Szoke, S. Q. Kidder, S. D. Miller and H. Gosden, 2014: The Orographic Rain Index (ORI) Product at CIRA. AMS Mountain Meteorology Conference. August 18-22, San Diego, CA.

Brummer, R. L., E. J. Szoke, D. T. Lindsey, L. D. Grasso, D. W. Hillger and D. E. Bikos, 2014: Synthetic satellite imagery development at CIRA. EUMETSAT 2014 Meteorological Satellite Conference, 22-26 September. Geneva, Switzerland.

Brummer, R.L., E.J. Szoke, D.T. Lindsey, S.D. Miller, B.H. Connell, L.D. Grasso, D.A. Molenar, 2014: CIRA Proving Ground activities. EUMETSAT 2014 Meteorological Satellite Conference, 22-26 September. Geneva, Switzerland.

Chirokova, G., M. DeMaria, R.T. DeMaria, J.F. Dostalek, J.L. Beven, 2014: Improving Tropical Cyclone Track and Intensity Forecasting with JPSS imager and Sounder Data. 31st Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 30-March-4 April, San Diego, CA.

Chirokova, G., M. DeMaria, J.F. Dostalek, 2014: Rapid Intensification Index Estimates with ATMS Profiles. NCAR/NOAA/CSU Tropical Cyclone Workshop. 8 January, Boulder, CO.

Connell, B.H., 2014: GEONETCast Americas (GNC-A) Training Activities. 7th Meeting of the World Meteorological Organization Virtual Laboratory Management Group (WMO VLMG-7), RSHU, 21-25 July. St. Petersburg, Russia.

Connell, B.H., 2014: NOAA/USA Contributions to the WMO VLab. 7th Meeting of the World Meteorological Organization Virtual Laboratory Management Group (WMO VLMG-7), RSHU, 24 July. St. Petersburg, Russia.

DeMaria, M., and R.T. DeMaria, 2014: Application of the Computer Vision Hough Transform for Automated Tropical Cyclone Center-Fixing from Satellite data. NCAR/CSU tropical Cyclone Workshop, 8 January, Boulder, CO.

DeMaria, M., A.B. Schumacher, 2014: A Quasi-Equilibrium Theory for Tropical Cyclone Potential Intensity. 31st Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 30-March-4 April, San Diego, CA.

Dostalek, J.F., G. Chirokova, K.D. Musgrave, M. DeMaria, 2014: A Comparison of Two Microwave Retrieval Schemes in the Vicinity of Tropical Storms. 31st Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 30-March-4 April, San Diego, CA.

Grasso, L.D., 2014: 15-minute presentation at the CIRA retreat at Tamasag entitled, “OBSERVED DUST CHARACTERISTICS FROM MODIS and IDEALIZED DUST PLUMES.”

Grasso, L.D., D.T. Lindsey, and D.E. Bikos, 2014: Evaluation of and Suggested Improvements to the WSM6 Microphysics in WRF-ARW Using Synthetic and Observed GOES-13 Imagery. NOAA Satellite Science Week, 10-14 March, Virtual.

Grasso, L.D., D.T. Lindsey, K-S. Lim, A. Clark, D.E. Bikos, and S.R. Dembek, 2014: Evaluation of and Suggested Improvements to the WSM6 Microphysics in WRF-ARW Using Synthetic and Observed GOES-13 Imagery. High Impact Weather Workshop, 1-3 April, Norman, OK.

Grasso, L.D., D.T. Lindsey, K-S. Lim, A. Clark, D.E. Bikos, and S.R. Dembek, 2014: Evaluation of and Suggested Improvements to the WSM6 Microphysics in WRF-ARW Using Synthetic and Observed GOES-13 Imagery. Naval Research Lab Presentation, July, Monterey, CA.

Hillger, D.W., 2014: Whatever happened to the US adoption of the metric system? Professional Development Institute (PDI) class, 13-15 January, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO.

Hillger, D.W., C.J. Seaman, C. Liang, S.D. Miller, D.T. Lindsey, T. Kopp, 2014: Suomi NPP VIIRS Near Constant Contrast (NCC) Imagery. AMS Tenth Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems. 2-6 February, Atlanta, GA.

Knaff, J.A., 2014: ATCF: Lessons learned on TC consensus forecasting. International Cooperative for Aerosol Prediction (ICAP) Validation Workshop at NCAR, 21 October, Boulder, CO.

Knaff, J.A., M. Bell, J.C.L. Chan, K.T.F. Chan, H-C Kuo, C-S. Lee, W-C Lee, C.M. Rozoff, K.Wood, and C. Sampson, 2014: Special Focus Session SF 4a Objective structure analysis, WMO International Workshop on Tropical Cyclones – VIII, Jeju Island, Republic of Korea, 2-8 December, 23 pp.

Knaff, J.A., G. Chirokova, M. DeMaria, R. DeMaria, J.F. Dostalek, A.B. Schumacher, and S.P. Longmore, 2014: Opportunities to Improve Tropical Cyclone Forecasts with JPSS and GOES-R. 2014 GOES-R/JPSS OCONUS R2O Interchange Meeting, 28-31 July. NOAA Inouye Regional Center, Honolulu, HI.

Knaff, J.A., M. DeMaria, S.P. Longmore, R.T. DeMaria, 2014: Improving Tropical Cyclone Guidance Tools by Accounting for Variations in Size. 31st Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 30-March-4 April, San Diego, CA.

Knaff, J. A., D. T. Lindsey, L. D. Grasso, C. J. Seaman, S. D. Miller, K. Micke, E. J. Szoke, and D. E. Bikos, 2014: CIRA/RAMMB Support to OCONUS and Future Plans. 2014 GOES-R/JPSS OCONUS R2O Interchange Meeting, 28-31 July. NOAA Inouye Regional Center, Honolulu, HI.

Knaff, J.A., S.P. Longmore, R.T. DeMaria, 2014: An Improved Method to Estimate Tropical Cyclone Surface Wind Fields from Routine Satellite Reconnaissance. 31st Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 30-March-4 April, San Diego, CA. 12pp. [on-line at file:///C:/Users/knaff/Downloads/TC%20Scalling_extabs%20(1).pdf]

Knaff, J.A., S.P. Longmore, D.A. Molenar, 2014: Improved Estimates of Tropical Cyclone Surface Wind Structure from Routine Satellite reconnaissance. NOAA Satellite Science Week, 10-14 March, Virtual.

Knaff, J.A., S.P. Longmore, A.B. Schumacher, J.F. Dostalek, R.T. DeMaria, G. Chirokova, M. Maria, D. Powell, A. Sigmund, W. Yu, 2014: Lessons Learned from the Deployment and Integration of a Microwave Sounder Based Tropical Cyclone Intensity and Surface Wind Estimation Algorithm into NOAA/NESDIS Satellite Product Operations, AGU Fall 2014 Meeting, 15-19 December, San Francisco, CA.

Lindsey, D.T., 2014: Using Simulated Imagery to Visualize Model Forecasts, Glasgow, Montana NWS office, 28 May, Remote presentation.

Lindsey, D.T., 2014: Using simulated imagery to visualize model forecasts. AMS 26th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecast/22nd Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction. 2-6 February, Atlanta, GA.

Lindsey, D.T., 2014: Weather Outreach Lecture, Dun Elementary School, 26 November, Fort Collins, CO.

Lindsey, D.T., and L.D. Grasso, 2014: Evaluation of and Suggested Improvements to the WSM6 Microphysics in WRF-ARW Using Synthetic and Observed GOES-13 Imagery. 31 March- 3 April, Norman, OK.

Lindsey, D.T., L.D. Grasso, D. Bikos, E. J. Szoke, 2014: Using Simulated Satellite Imagery to Visualize Model Forecasts. AMS 26th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, 2-6 February, Atlanta, GA.

Lindsey, D.T., L.D. Grasso, E.J. Szoke, 2014: A New Look at the GOES-R ABI Split Window Difference for Convective Initiation Forecasting. AMS 10th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, 2-6 February, Atlanta, GA.

Longmore, S. P., D.E. Bikos, E.J. Szoke, S.D. Miller, R.L. Brummer, D.T. Lindsey, D.W. Hillger, 2014: A Photo Storm Report Mobile Application, Processing/Distribution System, and AWIPS-II Display Concept, AGU Fall 2014 Meeting, Earth Science Informatics session: Near Real Time Data for Earth Science and Space Weather. 15-19 December, San Francisco, CA.

Longmore, S. P., S.D. Miller, D.E. Bikos, D.T. Lindsey, E.J. Szoke, D.A. Molenar, D.W. Hillger, R.L. Brummer, J.A. Knaff, 2014: An Automated Mobile Phone Photo Relay and Display Concept Applicable to Operational Severe Weather Monitoring, AGU Fall 2014 Meeting, Earth Science Informatics session: Near Real Time Data for Earth Science and Space Weather. 15-19 December, San Francisco, CA.

Longmore, S. P., A.B. Schumacher, J.F. Dostalek, R.T. DeMaria, G. Chirokova, J.A. Knaff, M. DeMaria, D. Powell, A. Sigmund, W. Yu, 2014: Lessons Learned From the Deployment and Integration of a Microwave Sounder Based Tropical Cyclone Intensity and Surface Wind Estimation Algorithm into NOAA/NESDIS Satellite Production Operations. UCAR Software Engineering Assembly, 7-11 April, Boulder, CO.

Miller, S.D., 2014: Land of the Rising Moon: The VIIRS day/Night Band as a Path Toward Nocturnal Enlightenment. NIPR 5th Symposium on Polar Science, 2-5 December, Tachikawa, Japan, Remote Presentation.

Miller, S.D., 2014: Nighttime Applications and the Chelyabinsk Meteor, Northern Colorado Astronomical Society, Fort Collins Discovery Museum, January, Fort Collins, CO.

Miller, S. D., 2014: Road from Perdition: The Day/Night and as a Silver Lining of NPOESS, Oral Presentation, NOAA Satellite Science Week, Madison, WI, March.

Miller, S.D., 2014: Seeing the Light: Exploiting VIIRS Day/Night and Low Light Visible Measurements in the Arctic. JPSS PGRR Science Review, 29 April-1 May, Virtual Meeting.

Miller, S.D., 2014: Seeing the Night in a New Light with the VIIRS Day/Night Band. JPSS OCONUS R20 Interchange Meeting, 29 July-1 August, Remote Presentation.

Miller, S.D., 2014: The VIIRS Day/Night Band Lights the Way Toward a New Era in Nocturnal Environmental Characterization. 2014 EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference, 22-26 September, Geneva, Switzerland.

Miller, S.D., W. Straka III, A.S. Bachmeier, T.J. Schmit, P.T. Partain, and Y-J. Noh, 2014: Fire on High—Unique Perspectives on the Chelyabinsk Meteor from Earth-Viewing Environmental Satellites. EUMETSAT 2014 Meteorological Satellite Conference, 22-26 September. Geneva, Switzerland.

Miller, S. D., W. Straka, and D. Pettit, 2014: Man in the Loop—Benefits of the ISS Platform for Characterizing Low-Light Visible Observations from the Suomi NPP Day/Night Band. Oral Presentation, 30th AMS Conf. Env. Inf. Proc. Tech., Atlanta, GA.

Miller, S.D, W. Straka III, S. Mills, C. Elvidge, T. Lee, J. Solbrig, A. Walther, A. Heidinger, S. Weiss, 2014: The VIIRS Day/Night Band Lights the Way toward a New Era in Nocturnal Environmental Characterization. EUMETSAT 2014 Meteorological Satellite Conference, 22-26 September. Geneva, Switzerland.

Miller, S.D., Y-J. Noh, C. Wesslen, A. Ekman, M. Tjernstroem, 2014: Multi-Satellite Obsevations of Summertime Mixed-Phase Boundary Layer Clouds over the Arctic Ocean. EUMETSAT 2014 Meteorological Satellite Conference, 22-26 September. Geneva, Switzerland.

Molenar, D.A., 2014: Support and Utilization of the National Weather Service Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System II in a Research Environment UCAR Software Engineering Assembly, 7-11 April, Boulder, CO.

Molenar, D.A., 2014: Use of the new real-time AWIPS II standalone workstation in the CIRA Weather Lab including the latest information on AWIPS II deployment as well as CIRA AWIPS II project status, which includes efforts to develop RGB display capabilities in AWIPS II Display 2 Dimensions (D2D) and the National Centers Perspective (NCP).  18 February, CIRA, Fort Collins, CO.

Molenar, D. A., 2014: AWIPS II Development Activities Related to Ingest and Display of JPSS Data at RAMMB/CIRA. JPSS Data to AWIPS 2 Workshop, 4 November, College Park, MD

Musgrave, K. D., M. DeMaria, 2014: Further Development of a Statistical-Dynamical Ensemble for Tropical Cyclone Intensity Prediction. 31st Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 30-March-4 April, San Diego, CA.

Musgrave, K. D., J.A. Knaff, C. Slocum, L.D. Grasso, M. DeMaria, 2014: Evaluation of HWRF Synthetic Satellite Brightness Temperatures, AGU Fall 2014 Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 15-19 December.

Schumacher, A.B., M. DeMaria, J.A. Knaff, L. Ma, H. Syed, 2014: Updates to the NESDIS Tropical Cyclone Formation Probability Product. 31st Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 30-March-4 April, San Diego, CA.

Schumacher, A.B., 2014: Proving Ground Activities at the NHC. NOAA Satellite Proving Ground/User-Readiness Meeting. 2-6 June, Kansas City, MO.

Schumacher, A.B. and M. DeMaria, 2014: Current State of Proving Ground User Readiness at the National Hurricane Center. GOES-R / JPSS Proving Ground / User-Readiness Meeting, 2-6 June, Kansas City.

Schumacher, A.B. and M. DeMaria, 2014: Upgrades to the Operational Monte Carlo Wind Speed Probability Program. 68th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 4-6 March, Miami, FL.

Seaman, C.J., Y-J Noh, S.D. Miller, D.T. Lindsey and A. Heidinger. 2014: Evaluation of the VIIRS Cloud Base Height (CBH) EDR Using CloudSat, STAR JPSS Annual Science Team Meeting, 12-16 May College Park, MD.

Seaman, C.J., S.D. Miller, D.W. Hillger, and D.T. Lindsey, 2014: Evaluation of Suomi-NPP VIIRS Imagery, STAR JPSS Annual Science Team Meeting, 12-16 May, College Park, MD.

Slocum, C.J. and W.H. Schubert, 2014: Tropical Cyclone Boundary Layer Shocks and shock-like structures. 31st Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 30-March-4 April, San Diego, CA.

Szoke, EJ., 2014: GOES-R Proving Ground Activities. Winter Weather Workshops, Boulder National Weather Service Weather Forecast Office (WFO), 9 October and 25 September, Boulder, CO.

Szoke, EJ., B.D. Jamison, S. Benjamin, C.R. Alexander, J.M. brown, E.P. James, and D.T. Lindsey, 2014: Examination of the Predictability of the September 2013 Northeastern Colorado Floods by the HRRR Model. AMS 27th Severe Local Storms Conference, 3-7 November, Madison, Wisconsin.

Szoke, E.J., 2014: Talks on GOES-R Proving Ground updates at the Boulder Weather Forecast Office (WFO) Spring Workshops, 7 & 11 April, Boulder, CO.

Szoke, E.J., C. Alexander, S. Benjamin, R. James, B. Jamison, S. Weeygandt, 2014: An Update on the HRRR Model and some Recent High-Impact Examples. NWA Annual Meeting, 18-23 October, Salt Lake City, UT.

Szoke, E.J., D.E. Bikos, D.T. Lindsey, D.A. Molenar, D.W. Hillger, H. Gosden, R.L. Brummer, S.D. Miller, and C.J. Seaman, 2014: An Update of CIRA's GOES-R and JPSS Proving Ground NWS Interactions. NWA Annual Meeting, 18-23 October, Salt Lake City, UT.

Szoke, E.J., D.E. Bikos, R. Mazur, R. Cox, D. Barjenbruch, R. Kleyla, and R. Glancy. 2014: Can total lightning data help give warning lead time for non-supercell tornadoes? AMS 27th Severe Local Storms Conference, 3-7 November, Madison, WI.

Szoke, E.J., D.T. Lindsey, 2014: GOES-R Proving Ground News and CIRA Proving Ground Products. Boulder Weather Forecast Office (WFO) Spring Workshops, 7 & 11 April, Boulder, CO.

Szoke, EJ., R.L. Brummer, H. Gosden, C.J. Seaman, D. Bikos, S.D. Miller, M. DeMaria, D.T. Lindsey, D.W. Hillger, and D.A. Molenar, 2014: More opportunities for forecaster interaction for future operational satellite products-CIRA’s activities in the GOES-R and JPSS Proving Grounds. AMS 4th Conference on Transition of Research to Operations, 2-6 February, Atlanta, GA.

Tourville, N., 2014: Remote Sensing of Tropical Cyclones: Observations from CloudSat and A-Train Profilers. CloudSat Science Team Meeting, 5 November, Alexandria, VA.

Tourville, N., J.A. Knaff, M. DeMaria, G. Stephens, D. Vane, 2014: CloudSat & A-Train Observations of Tropical Cyclones: Examing Effects of Wind Shear on Storm Structure. 2014 AGU Fall Meeting, 15-19 December, San Francisco, CA.

Apodaca, K., M. Zupanski, M. Zhang, M. DeMaria, J.A. Knaff, G. DeMaria, and L.D. Grasso, 2013: Evaluating the potential impact of assimilating satellite lightning data utilizing hybrid variational ensemble methods, Ninth Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, 6-10 January, Austin, TX.

Chirokova, G., M. DeMaria, R.T. DeMaria, J.F. Dostalek, 2013: Applications of JPSS Imagers and Sounders to Tropical Cyclone Track and Intensity Forecasting. NOAA Satellite Science Week, 18-22 March.

DeMaria, M., A.B. Schumacher, J.A. Knaff, R.L. Brummer, 2013: Improvements in Statistical Tropical Cyclone Forecast Models: A Year 2 Joint Hurricane Testbed Project Update. 67th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 4-8 March, College Park, MD.

DeMaria, M., K.D. Musgrave, R.L. Gall, and F. Toepfer, 2013: Statistical post-processing techniques to improve Hurricane Forecast Improvement Project (HFIP) model guidance (Invited). AMS Symp. on the Role of Stat. Methods in Wea. and Clim. Pred., January 5-10, Austin, TX. (available online at: https://ams.confex.com/ams/93Annual/webprogram/Paper218572.html)

Gurka, J.J., S.J. Goodman, T.J. Schmit, M. DeMaria, A. Mostek, B.C. Motta, C.W. Siewert, B. Reed, and M.J. Folmer, 2013: The GOES-R Proving Ground: Results from the 2012 Demonstrations and Future Plans, Ninth Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, 6-10 January, Austin, TX.

Hillger, D.W., T. Kopp, S.D. Miller, D.T. Lindsey, C.J. Seaman, 2013: Suomi NPP VIIRS Imagery after 1 Year.  AMS Ninth Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems. 6-10 January, Austin, TX.

Hillger D.W., T. Kopp, S.D. Miller, D.T. Lindsey, C.J. Seaman, 2013: Suomi NPP VIIRS Imagery after 1 Year, NOAA Satellite Conference for Direct Readout, GOES/POES, and GOES-R/JPSS Users, 8-12 April, College Park, MD.

Knaff, J.A., R.L. Brummer, M. DeMaria, C. Landsea, M. Brennan, R. Berg, J. Schauer, 2013: Development of a Real-Time Automated Tropical Cyclone Surface Wind Analysis: A Year 2 Joint Hurricane Testbed Project Update.  67th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 4-8 March, College Park, MD.

Knaff, J.A., M. DeMaria, S.P. Longmore, and C. Sampson, 2013: Examination of Global Satellite-Based Tropical Cyclone Size Variations.  20th AMS Conference on Applied Climatology, 6-10 January, Austin TX.

Lindsey, D.T., 2013: Improving forecasts of clouds and convection using simulated satellite imagery.  National Weather Association Annual Meeting, 8-12 October, Madison, WI

Lindsey, D.T. and L.D. Grasso, 2013: Simulated ABI Data and Convective Initiation. 2013 Warn-on-Forecast and High Impact Weather Workshop, 4-7 February, Norman, OK.

Longmore, S.P., J.A. Knaff, M. DeMaria, 2013: A Pseudo Object Oriented netCDF Application Interface Layer to “Simplify” Access to Satellite and Future Atmospheric Datasets.  AMS 29th Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies. 6-10 January, Austin, TX.

Miller, S.D., 2013: Air Glow, AMS, January, Austin, TX. (Invited Oral presentation)

Miller, S.D., 2013: Coming out of the Dark: Enlightening Capabilities of the Suomi NPP VIIRS Day/Night Band, Ft. Collins Discovery Museum, Northern Colorado Astronomical Society, March, Fort Collins, CO. (Invited)

Miller, S.D., 2013: Day/Night Band Capabilities, AMS, January, Austin, TX. (Invited Oral presentation)

Miller, S.D., 2013: A Dynamic Enhancement Background Reduction Algorithm (DEBRA) Applicable to GOES-R ABI, NOAA Satellite Conference for Direct Readout, GOES/POES, and GOES-R/JPSS Users, 8-12 April, College Park, MD.

Miller, S. D., 2013: Light Amidst the Shadows: a New Paradigm of Nocturnal Environmental Application Capabilities from the Suomi NPP VIIRS Day/Night Band, Joint AMS/ EUMETSAT Satellite Conference, September, Vienna, Austria.

Miller, S. D., 2013: Suomi NPP's Day/Night Band Sheds New Light on the Nocturnal Environment, NOAA Science Day, May, Silver Spring, MD, (invited Oral Presentation)

Miller, S. D., 2013: VIIRS Day/Night Band Off-CONUS Topics, OCONUS Proving Ground,June, Anchorage, AK. (Oral Presentation)

Miller, S. D., S. Mills, C. Elvidge, D.T. Lindsey, T.F. Lee, and J.D. Hawkins, 2013: A New Frontier of Nighttime Environmental Sensing Brought to Light by the Suomi NPP VIIRS Day/Night Band. AMS Ninth Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems. 6-10 January, Austin, TX.

Miller, S. D., et.al, 2013: VIIRS Day-Night Band, NOAA Satellite Conference for Direct Readout, GOES/POES, and GOES-R/JPSS Users, April, Collge Park, MD. (Panel)

Molenar, D.A., 2013: RAMMB/CIRA’s current AWIPS2 capabilities and on plans for AWIPS2 RGB product development and evaluation, NOAA Satellite Science Week virtual conference, 18-22 March.

Schumacher, A.B., and M. DeMaria, 2013: The 48-hour NESDIS Tropical Cyclone Formation Probability Product, 67th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 5-7 March 2013, College Park, MD.

Schumacher, A.B., M. DeMaria, R. Berg, E. Gibney, and R.D. Knabb, 2013: Recent advancements in the tropical cyclone wind speed probability program. AMS Special Symp. on the Next Level of Pred. in Trop. Met., January 5-10, Austin, TX. (available online at: https://ams.confex.com/ams/93Annual/webprogram/Paper223029.html)

Seaman, C.J., D.W. Hillger, S.D. Miller, 2013: VIIRS Imagery: Applications and Outreach at CIRA, NOAA Satellite Conference for Direct Readout, GOES/POES, and GOES-R/JPSS Users, 8-12 April, College Park, MD.

Seaman, C.J., and D.A. Molenar, 2013: Use of RGB composite imagery in AWIPS-II. NOAA Satellite Science Week Virtual Conference, 18-22 March.

Straka, W., T. Jasmin, T. Rink, D.T. Lindsey, D.W. Hillger, S.D. Miller, T. Achtor, 2013: McIDAS-V, visualization and data analysis for Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership, NOAA Satellite Conference for Direct Readout, GOES/POES, and GOES-R/JPSS Users, 8-12 April, College Park, MD.

Szoke, E.J., 2013: The great Colorado flood of 9-16 Sep 2013 (keynote address), National Weather Association 38th Annual Meeting, 14-18 October, Charleston, SC.

Szoke, E.J., D.E. Bikos, D.T. Lindsey, D.A. Molenar, H. Gosden, R.L. Brummer, S.D. Miller, and M. DeMaria, 2013: An overview of CIRA Proving Ground NWS interactions.  National Weather Association 38th Annual Meeting, 14-18 October, Charleston, SC.

Wendoloski, E., M. DeMaria, J.F. Dostalek, 2013: Lightning Observations and Tropical Cyclogenesis. AMS Sixth Conference on the Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data.  6-10 January, Austin, TX.

Apodaca, K., 2012: Evaluating the potential impact of assimilating satellite lightning data utilizing hybrid (variationalensemble) methods. Invited talk at Institut Catala de Cincies del Clima, November 16, Barcelona, Spain.

Beven, J., M. Brennan, H. Cobb, M. DeMaria, J.A. Knaff, C. Velden, J. Dunion, and G. Jedlovec, 2012: The 2011 GOES-R Proving Ground at the National Hurricane Center. 66th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, March 5-8, Charleston, SC.

Brummer, R.L., S.D. Miller, D.W. Hillger, C.J. Seaman, 2012: VIIRS RGB Activities at CIRA.  WMO-EUMETSAT workshop on RGB Satellite Products: Standards, Applications and Opportunities. 17-19 September, Seeheim, Germany,

Connell, B.H., 2012: GEONETCast Americas Training Channel: VLab Training, GEONETCast Americas / EUMETCast Americas Users Forum, 21 November, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil, Virtual Presentation.

Connell, B.H., 2012: GOES-R, Aeronautical Meteorology Continuing Professional Development Distance Learning Course, 6 December, Caribbean Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology, Virtual Presentation.

Connell, B.H., 2012: NOAA USA Contributions to the WMO Virtual Laboratory. Sixth Meeting of the Virtual Lab Management Group, Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil, 8-11 October, Presentation and Report.

Connell, B.H., K-A. Caesar, W. Jordan, 2012: Regional Focus Group Highlights for the Americas , the Caribbean, and Africa. Sixth Meeting of the Virtual Lab Management Group, Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil, 8-11 October, Presentation and Report.

Connell, B.H., and K. Gebhart, 2012: Golden Words From Elementary Kids: Can I Show You My Observation! 21st Symposium on Education, 23-26 January, New Orleans, LA.

DeMaria, M., 2012: The Role of Satellite Observations in Forecasting Landfalling Tropical Cyclones. AMS 10th Symposium on the Coastal Environment. 22-26 January, New Orleans, LA.

DeMaria, M., M. Brennan, A.B. Schumacher, K.D. Musgrave, T. Marchok and J. Moskaitis, 2012: Applications of ensemble tropical cyclone products to National Hurricane Center forecasts and warnings. Warn-on-Forecast and High Impact Weather Workshop, February 8-9, Norman, OK.

DeMaria, M., J.A. Knaff, A.B. Schumacher, J.F. Dostalek and R.T. DeMaria, 2012: Applications of ATMS/CrIS Soundings to Tropical Cyclone Analysis and Forecasting. AMS Eighth Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems. 22-26 January, New Orleans, LA.

DeMaria, M., A.B, Schumacher, J.A. Knaff, and R.L. Brummer, 2012: Improvements in Statistical Tropical Cyclone Forecast Models: A Year 1 Joint Hurricane Testbed Project Update. 66th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, March 5-8, Charleston, SC.

DeMaria, M., and D. Zelinsky, 2012: Applications Development and Diagnostics Team report. HFIP Annual Review Teleconference, Nov. 7, 2012.

Gosden, H., 2012: Potential Applications in AWIPS II, 2012 NOAA Satellite Science Week, 30 April-4 May, Kansas City, MO.

Grasso, L.D., R.L. Brummer, R.T. DeMaria, D.T. Lindsey, D.W. Hillger, 2012: GOES-R ABI as a warning aid, Warn-on-Forecast and High Impact Weather Workshop, 23-25 February, Norman, OK.

Grasso, L.D., D.W. Hillger, S. Miller, 2012: Synthetic Natural Color ABI Products, 2nd Annual NOAA GOES-R Air Quality Proving Ground (AQPG) Workshop, 12 January, San Diego, CA.

Grossberg, M. D., F. Shahriar, I. Gladkova, P. K. Alabi, D. W. Hillger, and S. D. Miller, 2011: Estimating True Color Imagery for GOES-R. Proc SPIE 05/2011; DOI:10.1117/12.884020

Hillger, D.W., T.J. Kopp, 2012: First Images and Products From VIIRS on NPP. AMS Eighth Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems. 22-26 January, New Orleans, LA.

Hillger, D.W., and T. Schmit, 2012: GOES Science Tests: Results for the Last Two of the Current GOES Series. 18th Conference on Satellite Meteorology, Oceanography and Climatology / First Joint AMS-Asia Satellite Meteorology Conference. 22-26 January, New Orleans, LA.

Knaff, J.A., R.L. Brummer, M. DeMaria, C. Landsea, and J. Franklin, 2012: Development of a Real-Time Automated Tropical Cyclone Surface Wind Analysis: A Year 1 Joint Hurricane Testbed Project Update. 66th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, March 5-8, Charleston, SC.

Knaff, J.A, M. DeMaria, C.R. Sampson, J.E. Peak, J. Cummings and W.H. Schubert, 2012: The upper ocean’s thermal response to tropical cyclones. 30th Conf. on Hurr. And Trop. Met., April 15-20, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. (available online at: https://ams.confex.com/ams/30Hurricane/webprogram/Paper204597.html)

Lindsey, D.T., 2012: Using Synthetic Satellite Data to Prepare for GOES-R. Seminar at EUMETSAT, 22 March, Darmstadt, Germany.

Lindsey, D.T., J. Otkin, J. Sieglaff, D.E. Bikos, L.D. Grasso, 2012: Improving Forecasts of Clouds and Convection using Simulated Satellite Imagery, 37th NWA Annual Meeting, 6-11 October, Madison, WI.

Lindsey, D.T., T.J. Schmit, M. MacKensie, Jr., L.D. Grasso, M. Gunshor, C.P. Jewett, 2012: The 10.35 Micrometer Band: A More Appropriate Window Band for GOES-R ABI Than 11.2?, Eighth Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, 23-26 January, New Orleans, LA.

McNoldy, B.D., K.D. Musgrave and M. DeMaria, 2012: Diagnostics and verification of the tropical cyclone environment in regional models. 30th Conf. on Hurr. And Trop. Met., April 15-20, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. (available online at: https://ams.confex.com/ams/30Hurricane/webprogram/Paper204581.html)

Miller, S. D., 2012: AGU: NASA, Black Marble Press Conference, December, San Francisco . (Invited Oral presentation)

Miller, S. D., 2012: Dramatic Improvements to Nighttime Imaging with the VIIRS Day/Night Band, 92nd Annual AMS Conf., New Orleans, LA, 8 GOESR/JPSS, Paper 5.2.

Miller, S. D., 2012: Cloud Advection Schemes for Short-Term Satellite Based Insolation Forecasts, ASES/WREF Conference, Denver, CO.

Miller, S. D., 2012: Introducing DEBRA: A Dust Enhancement with Background Reduction Algorithm, 92nd Annual AMS Conf., New Orleans, LA, 18 SATMET, Paper 8.4.

Miller, S. D., 2012: Nighttime Low-Light Visible Capabilities: Past, Present and 'On the Horizon, U. Alaska, October, Fairbanks, AK.

Miller, S. D., 2012: Selected Research and Applications in Convection, Convection Workshop, November, Fort Collins, CO.

"Short Range Solar Forecasting Using Geostationary Satellite and High Resolution Model Data", M. Rogers, S. D. Miller, and M. Sengupta, 92nd Annual AMS Conf., New Orleans, LA, 3rd Conf. for Weather, Climate, and the New Energy Economy.

Miller, S. D., 2012: Terascan Applications with Suomi NPP VIIRS, SeaSpace 20th International Remote Sensing Conference, October, Coronado, CA. (Invited)

Miller, S. D., Heidinger, et al., 2012: Initial Analysis of NPP VIIRS Cloud Products Using Simultaneous Off-Nadir Occurrences of Aqua and NPP, IGARSS, Munich, Germany.

Miller, S. D., Rogers, et al., 2012:Validation and Analysis of HRRR Insolation Forecasts Using SURFRAD, ASES/WREF Conference, Denver, CO.

Miller, S. D., 2012: VIIRS Imagery Products, GOES-R Proving Ground, May, Kansas City.

Musgrave, K.D., M. DeMaria, B.D. McNoldy, Y. Jin, and M. Fiorino, 2012: Creation of a Statistical Ensemble for Tropical Cyclone Intensity Prediction. 66th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, March 5-8, Charleston, SC.

Musgrave, K.D., B.D. McNoldy and M. DeMaria, 2012: Creation of a statistical ensemble for tropical cyclone intensity prediction. 30th Conf. on Hurr. And Trop. Met., April 15-20, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. (available online at: https://ams.confex.com/ams/30Hurricane/webprogram/Paper204580.html)

Peak, J.E., C.R. Sampson, J. Cummings, J.A. Knaff, M. DeMaria and W.H. Schubert, 2012: An upper ocean thermal field metrics dataset. 30th Conf. on Hurr. And Trop. Met., April 15-20, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. (available online at: https://ams.confex.com/ams/30Hurricane/webprogram/Paper204772.html)

Schumacher, A.B., M. DeMaria, K.D. Musgrave and J.A. Knaff, 2012: Development of a Hybrid Statistical-Dynamical Wind Speed Probability Model. 66th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, March 5-8, Charleston, SC.

Slocum, C.J., 2012: Determining tropical cyclone intensity change through balanced vortex model applications. 30th Conf. on Hurr. And Trop. Met., April 15-20, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. (available online at: https://ams.confex.com/ams/30Hurricane/webprogram/Paper204595.html)

Szoke, E.J., 2012: Overview of CIRA Products, Pueblo WFO Spring Workshop, 13 March, Pueblo, CO.

Szoke, E.J., 2012: Update on CIRA GOES-R Proving Ground products, Boulder WFO Spring Workshop, 19 & 23 April, Boulder, CO.

Szoke, E.J., 2012: Update on CIRA Products, Boulder WFO Spring Workshop, 6 & 13 April, Boulder, CO.

Szoke, E.J., R.L. Brummer, H. Gosden, S.D. Miller, M. DeMaria, D.T. Lindsey, D.A. Molenar, 2012: The GOES-R Proving Ground: An opportunity for forecasters to shape the satellite products of the future. 46th Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (CMOS) and 21st AMS NWP and 25th WAF Conference, 29 May - 1 June, Montreal, Canada.

Szoke E.J., R.L. Brummer, H.Gosden, S.D. Miller, M.DeMaria, D.T. Lindsey and D.A. Molenar, 2012: An update on CIRA’s GOES-R Proving Ground activities. NWA Annual Meeting, 6-11 October 2012, Madison, WI.

Veeck, L. and P. Parrish, 2012:  Engaging the minds of online learners.  EUMETCAL Workshop VII, Exeter, UK., 5-9 March. Workshop Session.

Veeck, L. and O. Pokrovsky, 2012: The WMO-CGMS Virtual Laboratory (VLab). COSPAR Training and Capacity Building Workshop, Beijing, China, 3-14 September. Oral presentation.

Veeck, L. and B.H. Connell, 2012: Using Regional Focus Groups to foster the VLab online learning community. 2012 EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference, Sopot, Poland, 3-8 September. Keynote Address.

Zhang, M., M. Zupanski, M.-J. Kim, and J.A. Knaff, 2012: All-sky radiance assimilation using NOAA operational HWRF and a regional hybrid ensemble-variational data assimilation system. Warn-on-Forecast and High Impact Weather Workshop, 8-9 February 2012, Norman, OK.

Zupanski, M., 2012: Quantifying observation impact in data assimilation. Statistical and Applied Mathematical Institute (SAMSI) Uncertainty Quantification: Transition Workshop, 21-23 May 2012, Research Triangle Park, NC. [Available at http://www.samsi.info/sites/default/files/zupanski_may2012.pdf]

Zupanski, M., K. Apodaca, M. Zhang, L.D. Grasso, G. DeMaria, and J.A. Knaff, 2012: Utility of GOES-R Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) using Hybrid Variational-Ensemble Data Assimilation in Regional Applications. NOAA Satellite Science Week Meeting, 30 April – 4 May, Kansas City, MO.  

DeMaria, M., 2011: Use of proxy GOES-R Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) for the prediction of tropical cyclone rapid intensification during the Proving Ground at the National Hurricane Center. Southern Thunder Workshop, 11-14 July, Norman, OK.

DeMaria, M., 2011: National Hurricane Center proving ground. GLM Science meeting, September.

DeMaria, M., and J.A. Knaff, 2011: TC rapid intensity forecasting. GOES-R Risk Reduction Annual Review, September

Hillger, D.W., 2011: An Overview of True-Color Imagery Products from Space: ATS-3 to GOES-R. 8th Annual CoRP Science Symposium. Asheville, NC, 17-18 August.

Knaff, J.A., 2011: New Tropical Cyclone Intensity Forecast Tools for the Western North Pacific. Joint Typhoon Warning Center. September 13.

Knaff, J.A., 2011: Overview of CIRA and NESDIS Global TC Services. WMO Southern Hemisphere TC Workshop, Melbourne, Australia (via remote webinar), 14 September.

Knaff, J.A., 2011: A presentation proposing the promotion of the Multi-platform Tropical Cyclone Surface Wind Analysis (MTCSWA) was presented to the SPSRB. 

Knaff, J.A., M. DeMaria, J. Kaplan, C. M. Rozoff, J. Kossin, and C.S. Velden, 2011: Improvements to statistical intensity forecasts.  65th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 28 February – 3 March, Miami, FL.

Schumacher, A.B., 2011: Another Look at Maximum Potential Intensity Estimates for Tropical Cyclones. 8th Annual CoRP Science Symposium. Asheville, NC, 17-18 August.

Brummer, R.L., 2010: Joachim Kuettner and the Beginning of the U.S. Manned Space Program: from Mercury to Apollo, recorded presentation, Joachim Kuettner Symposium, 17-21 January, Atlanta, GA.

Brummer, R.L., C. Combs, B.H. Connell, M. DeMaria, R.T. DeMaria, J.F. Dostalek, L.D. Grasso, D.W. Hillger, J.A. Knaff, D. Zupanski, and D.T. Lindsey, 2010: GOES-R mesoscale product development at CIRA and STAR/RAMMB, 6th Annual Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellite Systems-NPOESS and GOES-R, AMS, Atlanta GA.

Knaff J.A., and M. DeMaria, 2010: Rapid Weakening of Non-Landfalling Atlantic Tropical Cyclones. Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 1– 4 March, Savannah, GA.

Knaff, J.A., and B.A. Harper, 2010:  Tropical cyclone surface wind structure and wind-pressure relationships.  Keynote #3, WMO International Workshop on Tropical Cyclones – VII, 15-20 November, La Reunion, France.

Lindsey, D.T., 2010: The Effect of Smoke on Pyrocumulonimbus: A Satellite Perspective, 6th Annual Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellite Systems-NPOESS and GOES-R, AMS, Atlanta GA.

Lindsey, D.T., 2010: Development of a Statistical Hail Prediction Product for the GOES-R Proving Ground (and other GOES-R Products), 6th Annual Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellite Systems-NPOESS and GOES-R, AMS, Atlanta GA.

Miller, S.D., C. Combs, S. Kidder, A.K. Heidinger, M. Sengupta, J.A. Knaff, D.W. Hillger, R.L. Brummer, and I. Laszlo, 2010: GOES-based solar energy prediction products for decision makers, First Conference on Weather, Climate, and the New Energy Economy, and 8th Users Forum on Weather and Climate Impacts, AMS, Atlanta GA.

Brennan, M.J.. D. P. Brown, R. D. Knabb, M. DeMaria, A. B. Schumacher, and J.A. Knaff, 2009: Tropical cyclone wind speed probabilities: Operational results and future applications.  23rd Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting / 19th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction.  1-9 June 2009, Omaha, NE.

DeMaria, M., S. Kidder, C. Sampson, J.A. Knaff, C. Lauer, and C. Sisko, 2009: An Improved Wind Probabability Program: A Year 2 Joint Hurricane Testbed Project Update.63rd Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 2-5 March, St. Petersburg, FL

DeMaria, M., J.A. Knaff, A.B. Schumacher, J. Kaplan, D. Brown, G. Gallina, J. Kossin, 2009: Improved GOES Utilization for Tropical Cyclone Forecasting. 63rd Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 2-5 March, St. Petersburg, FL.

Grasso, L.D., 2009: An example of the use of synthetic 3.9µm GOES-12 imagery for two-moment microphysical evaluation.. 23rd conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting and 19th conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, 1-9 June, Omaha, NE.

Hillger, D.W., 2009: Hillger was invited by Maury Pautz, former Meteorologist in Charge at the Denver NWS Office, to give a presentation at the Rocky Mountain Stamp show on 15 May 2009. The presentation included information on the history of weather satellites as well as other environmental and scientific satellites.  Imagery ranging from the first crude TIROS image to 30-second interval loops of GOES-13 rapid-scan imagery was shown.

Knaff, J.A., 2009:  Propagating patterns in 6.7 µm imagery in re-intensifying tropical-to-extratropical cyclone transitions.  16th AMS Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 11-15 January, Phoenix, AZ.

Knaff, J.A. 2009:  Understanding and (possibly) rectifying historical and regional wind-pressure relationship differences.  International Best Track And Climate Stewardship Workshop (IBTrACS) Workshop, 5-7 May, Ashville, NC.

Knaff, J.A., D. Brown, J. Courtney, M. Gallina, 2009:  An Evaluation of Biases and Errors Associated with the Subjective Dvorak Technique 1989-2007. International Best Track and Climate Stewardship (IBTrACS) Workshop, 5-7 May, Ashville, NC.

Knaff, J.A., D.W. Hillger, M. DeMaria, J. Gurka, 2009:  Developing GOES-R Tropical Cyclone Products vis Proxies. 63rd Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 2-5 March, St. Petersburg, FL.

Schumacher, R.S., D.T. Lindsey, A. B. Schumacher, J. Braun, S.D. Miller, and J. Demuth, 2009: The 22 May 2008 Weld County, Colorado tornado: Analysis of meteorological conditions and the communication of weather information.  23rd Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting / 19th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction.  1-9 June 2009, Omaha, NE.

Schumacher, A.B., M. DeMaria, D. Brown, and E. Rappaport, 2009:  Applications of the National Hurricane Center Tropical Cyclone Wind Speed Probability Product to Quantifying Potential Impacts of Hurricane Forecast Improvements. 63rd Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 2-5 March, St. Petersburg, FL.

Brummer, R.L., M. DeMaria, J.A. Knaff, B.H. Connell, J.F. Dostalek, D. Zupanski, 2008: GOES-R mesoscale product development. 5th AMS GOES Users’ Conference, 21-25 January, New Orleans, LA.

DeMaria, M., S. Kidder, P. Harr, J.A. Knaff, C. Lauer, 2008:  An improved wind probability program: A Joint Testbed Project update. 62nd Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 3-7 March, Charleston, SC.

Knaff, J.A., A. Krautkramer, M. DeMaria, A.B. Schumacher, 2008:  New and updated operational tropical cyclone wind products. 62nd Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 3-7 March, Charleston, SC.

Mainelli, M., R.D. Knabb, M. DeMaria, and J.A. Knaff, 2008: Tropical cyclone wind speed probabilities and their relationships with coastal watches and warnings issued by the National Hurricane Center.  28th AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 28 April-2 May, Orlando, FL.

Majumdar, S., J. J. Cione, E. Uhlhorn, G. Cascella, S. D. Aberson, R. Atlas, J. L. Beven, D. P. Brown, J. P. Dunion, C. Fogarty, R. Hart, D. C. Herndon, J.A. Knaff, C. W. Landsea, F. D. Marks, and C. Velden, 2008: Analysis of the inner-core characteristics of Noel (2007) during its extratropical transition.  28th AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 28 April-2 May, Orlando, FL.

Schumacher, A.B., M. DeMaria, J.A. Knaff, D.P. Brown, 2008: The NESDIS tropical cyclone formation probability product: An overview of past performance and future plans. 62nd Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 3-7 March, Charleston, SC.

DeMaria, M. and J. Franklin, 2007:  Long-Term Trends in National Hurricane Center Watches and Warnings. 61st Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 5-9 March, New Orleans, LA.  

DeMaria, M., J.A. Knaff, and J. Kaplan, 2007:  Improved Statistical Intensity Forecast Models: A Joint Hurricane Testbed Project Year 2 Progress Report.  61st Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 5-9 March, New Orleans, LA.

Hillger, D.W., and T.J. Schmit, 2007:  Results of the GOES-13 (NOAA) Science Test:  December 2006. Joint 2007 EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference and the 15th American Meteorological Society (AMS) Satellite Meteorology & Oceanography Conference, 24-28 September, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Hillger, D.W., and M. DeMaria, 2007:  GOES-R Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI) Color Product Development. Joint 2007 EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference and the 15th American Meteorological Society (AMS) Satellite Meteorology & Oceanography Conference, 24-28 September, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Kaplan, J., M. DeMaria, N. Carrasco, and J. Dunion, 2007:  Tropical Cyclone Wind Radii Estimation Utilizing an Empirical Inland Wind Decay Model. 61st Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 5-9 March, New Orleans, LA.

Knaff, J.A., 2007:   Introducing the CIRA/NESDIS – Regional and Mesoscale Meteorology Branch Tropical Cyclone Web Page. 61st Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 5-9 March, New Orleans, LA.

Knaff, J.A., M. DeMaria, A. Krautkramer, B. Sampson, and G. Goni, 2007:  Introducing the CIRA/NESDIS – Regional and Mesoscale Meteorology Branch Tropical Cyclone Web Page.  61st Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 5-9 March, New Orleans, LA.  

Knaff, J.A., M. DeMaria, and C. Lauer, 2007:  Verification of the Monte Carlo Tropical Cyclone Wind Speed Probabilities:  A Joint Hurricane Testbed Project Update. 61st Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 5-9 March 2007, New Orleans, LA.

Landsea C.W., B.A. Harper, K.Hoarau, and J.A. Knaff, 2007: Can we detect climate trends in extreme tropical cyclones?, AMS Forum: Climate Change Manifested by Changes in Weather, 14-18 January, San Antonio, TX.

Renkevens, T.M., J. Gurka, T. Schmit, and M. DeMaria, 2007:   Baseline Instruments for the GOES-R Series: Providing Major Improvements to Hurricane Observations. 61st Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 5-9 March, New Orleans, LA.

Schumacher, A.B., M. DeMaria, J.A. Knaff, A. Irving, and N. Merckle, 2007:  A New Tropical Cyclone Formation Product: Operational Implementation for the Atlantic and Eastern Pacific in 2006 and Extension to the Western N. Pacific in 2007.  61st Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 5-9 March, New Orleans, LA. .

Schumacher, A.B., J.A. Knaff, T. Cram, M. DeMaria, J. Kossin, 2007: Operational implementation of an objective annual hurricane index.  61st Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 5-9 March 2007, New Orleans, LA.

Connell, B.H., 2006:  Training overview. 3rd CoRP Science Symposium, 15 & 16 August, Fort Collins, CO.

Cram, T., J.A. Knaff, and M. DeMaria, 2006:  Objective Identification of Annular Hurricanes Using GOES and Reanalysis Data. AMS 27th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology.  24-28 April, Monterey, CA.

DeMaria, M., 2006:   Improved statistical intensity forecast models: A Joint Hurricane Testbed Project update. 60th Interdepartmental Conference. 20-24 March, Mobile, AL.

DeMaria, M., K.S. Maclay, and J.A. Knaff, 2006:  Tropical cyclone structure analysis: a multi-sensor approach.  AGU Fall Meeting, 11–15 December 2006, San Francisco, CA.

Grasso, L.D., 2006:   RAMS model synthetic satellite data. 3rd CoRP Science Symposium, 15 & 16 August, Fort Collins, CO.

Grasso, L.D., 2006:   Synthetic GOES-R and NPOESS imagery. 3rd CoRP Science Symposium, 15 & 16 August, Fort Collins, CO.

Hillger, D.W., 2006:  ABI product development.  3rd CoRP Science Symposium, 15 & 16 August, Fort Collins, CO.

Knaff, J.A., 2006:  Diagnosing tropical cyclone structure from satellite-based methods.  Risk Prediction Prediction Initiative Research Workshop, Hamilton, Bermuda.

Knaff, J.A., 2006:  Real-time forecasting of the wind structure: Current capabilities and challenges.  Risk management solutions.  Eyewall Symposium, 12 October 2006, New York, NY.

Knaff, J.A., and M. DeMaria, 2006:  Continued development of tropical cyclone wind probability products, 60th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 20-24 March 2006, Mobile, AL.

Knaff, J.A., and M. DeMaria, 2006: A Multi-platform Satellite Tropical Cyclone Wind Analysis System. AMS 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography. 29 January-3 February, Atlanta, GA.

Knaff, J.A., and C. Sampson, 2006:  Reanalysis of West Pacific tropical cyclone intensity 1966-1987. AMS 27th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology.  24-28 April, Monterey, CA.

Knaff, J.A., C. Guard, J. Kossin, T. Marchok, B. Sampson, T. Smith, N. Surgi, 2006:  Topic 1.5:  Operational guicance and skill in forecasting structure change.  WMO International Workshop on Tropical Cyclones, 20-30 November 2006, San Jose, Costa Rica.

Lindsey, D.T., 2006:  Severe weather applications.  3rd CoRP Science Symposium, 15 & 16 August, Fort Collins, CO.

Sampson, C.R., J.A. Knaff, and M. DeMaria , 2006: A statistical intensity model consensus for the Joint Typhoon Warning Center. AMS 27th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology.  24-28 April, Monterey, CA.

Sengupta, M., 2006:  Radiative transfer modeling.  3rd CoRP Science Symposium, 15 & 16 August, Fort Collins, CO.

Straka, W., III, D.T. Lindsey, and A.K. Heidinger, 2006:   A study of cloud top microphysical characteristics in high plains thunderstorms.  AMS 12th Conference on Cloud Physics & 12th Conference on Atmospheric Radiation. 10-14 July, Madison, WI.

Zehr, R.M., 2006:  Tropical cyclone applications.  3rd CoRP Science Symposium, 15 & 16 August, Fort Collins, CO.

Zupanski, D., 2006:  Kalman Filter methods.  3rd CoRP Science Symposium, 15 & 16 August, Fort Collins, CO.

DeMaria, M., J.A. Knaff, J. Demuth, R.M. Zehr, and J.F. Dostalek, 2005:  CIRA contributions to the Joint Hurricane Testbed. CIRA Magazine, Spring, 5-7.

DeMaria, M., J.A. Knaff, K.J. Mueller, and R.M. Zehr, 2005:  Improvements in Deterministic and Probabilistic Tropical Cyclone Wind Predictions: A Joint Hurricane Testbed Project Update.  59th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 7-11 March, Jacksonville, FL.

Knaff, J.A., M. DeMaria, and R.M. Zehr, 2005:  Development of a multi-platform satellite tropical cyclone wind analysis system.  59th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 7-11 March 2005, Jacksonville, FL.

Knaff, J.A., and C. Sampson, 2005:  Development of STIPS for the Southern Hemisphere and Indian Ocean. 59th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 7-11 March, Jacksonville, FL.

Mueller, K.J., R.M. Zehr, M. DeMaria, and J.A. Knaff, 2005:  Objective Estimation of Tropical Cyclone Wind Structure From Infrared Satellite Data. 59th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 7-11 March, Jacksonville, FL.

Zehr, R.M., M. DeMaria, J.A. Knaff, and K.J. Mueller, 2005: NOAA’s Next-Generation Polar and Geostationary Satellites – Hurricane Applications. 59th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 7-11 March, Jacksonville, FL.

Bessho, K. M. DeMaria, J.A. Knaff, and J. Demuth, 2004:  Tropical Cyclone Wind Retrievals from the Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit (AMSU): Application to Surface Wind Analysis. AMS 26th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology.   3-7 May, Miami, FL.

Cecil, D., T.A. Jones, J.A. Knaff, and M. DeMaria, 2004:  Statistical forecasting of Pacific and Indian Ocean tropical cyclone intensity using 19-, 37-, and 85- GHz brightness temperatures. AMS 26th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology.   3-7 May, Miami, FL.

DeMaria, M., C.W. Anderson, J.A. Knaff, and B.H. Connell, 2004:  A New Product for Estimating the Probability of Tropical Cyclone Formation. AMS 26th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology.   3-7 May, Miami, FL.

DeMaria, M., D.W. Hillger, J.F.W. Purdom, R.M. Zehr, H. Gosden, D.L. Watson, J.A. Knaff, D.T. Lindsey, D.E. Bikos, 2004:  Advance Mesoscale Product Development for GOES-R Using  Operational and Experimental Satellite Observations.  3rd GOES Users Conference. 10-13 May, Broomfield, CO.

DeMaria, M., J.A. Knaff, J.F. Dostalek, K. Mueller, 2004: Improvements in Deterministic and Probablistic Tropical Cyclone Surface Wind Predictions. 58th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 1-4 March, Charleston, SC.

Gross, J.M., M. DeMaria, J.A. Knaff, and C.R. Sampson, 2004:  A New Method for Determining Tropical Cyclone Wind Forecast Probabilities. AMS 26th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology.   3-7 May, Miami, FL.

Knaff, J.A., 2004: Overview of recent operational tropical cyclone forecasting tools developed at CIRA.  Joint Typhoon Warning Center, 16 August, Honolulu, HI.

Knaff, J.A., and M. DeMaria, 2004: Development of a Rapid Intensification Index for the Eastern Pacific Basin. 58th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 1-5 March, Charleston, SC.

Knaff, J.A., M. DeMaria, K. Mueller, 2004: Methods to Estimate and Predict Tropical Cyclone Wind Structure: Recent Developments and Future Goals, 58th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 1-4 March, Charleston, SC.

Knaff, J.A., C.R. Sampson, and M. DeMaria, 2004:  An introduction to the statistical typhoon intensity prediction scheme (STIPS).  AMS 26th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology.   3-7 May, Miami, FL.

DeMaria, M., 2003: Tropical cyclone applications of hyperspectral data. 3rd NOAA/MIT Lincoln Laboratories Hyperspectral Workshop, 19-21 May, Silver Spring, MD.

DeMaria, M., 2003: A Monte Carlo method for estimating surface wind speed probabilities. 57th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 10-14 March, Miami, FL.

DeMaria, M., M. Mainelli, L.K. Shay, J.A. Knaff, and J.P. Kossin, 2003:  Improvements in Real-Time Statistical Tropical Cyclone Intensity Forecasts Using Satellite Data.  12th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 10-14 February, Long Beach, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., CD-ROM, JP1.4.

Herndon, D., C. Velden, J.A. Knaff, K. Brueske, M. DeMaria, 2003: Evaluation of real-time tropical cyclone intensity estimates from AMSU observations. 57th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 10-15 March, Miami, FL.

Knaff, J.A., 2003: Description of the statistical typhoon intensity prediction scheme, Naval Postgraduate School, 11 August, Monterey, CA.

Knaff, J.A., 2003:  Research to better diagnos and predict tropical cyclone structure and intensity change, Naval Postgraduate School, 11 August, Monterey, CA

Knaff, J.A., M. DeMaria, C.R. Sampson, J.L. Demuth, 2003: Recently developed operational and experimental tropical cyclone intensity and structure guidance for the Western North Pacific. 57th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 10-15 March, Miami, FL.

Knaff, J.A., N. Wang, M. DeMaria, R.M. Zehr, 2003: Transmission of current GOES imagery aboard the NOAA WP-3 aircraft using wavelet compression techniques. CIRA Magazine, 15-17.

Knaff, J.A., N. Wang, R.M. Zehr, M. DeMaria, J.S. Griffin, and F.D. Marks, 2003:  A demonstration of real-time transmission and display of GOES imagery aboard the NOAA P-3 aircraft during the 2002 hurricane season.  12th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 10-14 February, Long Beach, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., CD-ROM, JP1.5.

Reasor, P.D., M.T. Montgomery, F.D. Marks, L.F. Bosart, J.F. Gamache, and J.A. Knaff, 2003:  Diagnosing the Role of Convective Hot Towers in Tropical Cyclogenesis Using Airborne Doppler-derived Winds. Simpson Symposium, 10-14 February, Long Beach, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc.

Zehr, R.M., M. DeMaria, J.A. Knaff, K. Mueller, K. Bessho, 2003: Tropical cyclone surface wind analysis using satellite data: Dvorak, microwave, scatterometer, and cloud motion winds. 57th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, 10-15 March, Miami, FL.

DeMaria, M., R.M. Zehr, J.P. Kossin, and J.A. Knaff, 2002:  The Use of GOES Imagery in Statistical Hurricane Intensity Prediction, 25th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 29 April-3 May, San Diego, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 120-121.

DeMaria, M., R.M. Zehr, C.S. Velden, J.A. Knaff, J.L. Demuth, and K.F. Brueske, 2002:  An Update on Joint Hurricane Testbed (JHT) Projects at CIRA and CIMSS, 56th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conf., 11-15 March, New Orleans, LA.

Demuth, J.L., M. DeMaria, J.A. Knaff, C. Velden, and K. Brueske, 2002:  An Evaluation of CIMSS and CIRA AMSU Tropical Cyclone Intensity Estimation Algorithms.  25th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 29 April-3 May, San Diego, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 27-28.

Knaff, J.A., 2002: AMSU-based tropical cyclone intensity and structure estimates from CIRA/NESDIS. Presentation during the AMSU Workshop at the WMO International Workshop on Tropical Cyclones. 5 December, Cairns, Australia.

Knaff, J.A., and M. DeMaria, 2002: Current and future tropical cyclone projects at CIRA/NESDIS: An update and outlook. Presented at the National Hurricane Center, 17 October, Miami, FL.

Knaff, J.A., and M. DeMaria, 2002: Statistical Typhoon Intensity Prediction Scheme. Training presentation give at the Joint Typhoon Warning Center, 24 May, Honolulu, HI.

Knaff, J.A., M. DeMaria, and J. Demuth, 2002: Tropical cyclone forecast products derived from the Advanced microwave sounding unit. Training presentation give at the Joint Typhoon Warning Center, 24 May, Honolulu, HI.

Knaff, J.A., M. DeMaria, C.R. Sampson, and J. M. Gross, 2002: New Operational Tools to Produce Five-day Tropical Cyclone Intensity Forecasts. 56th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conf., 11-15 March, New Orleans.

Chase, T.N., J.A. Knaff, and R.A. Pielke, 2001: Trends in global monsoon circulations: Evidence for a diminished hydrological cycle? 12th Symposium on Global Change Studies and Climate Variations - 81st Annual, 14-19 January, Albuquerque, NM, Amer. Meteor. Soc.

DeMaria, M., J. Demuth, and J.A. Knaff, 2001: Validation of an Advanced Microwave Sounder Unit (AMSU) tropical cyclone intensity and size estimation algorithm.  11th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 15-18 October, Madison, WI, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 300-303.

DeMaria, M., 2001: Extension of statistical tropical cyclone intensity forecasts to Day 4 and Day 5. 55th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conf., 5-9 March, Orlando, FL.

DeMaria, M., C. S. Velden, J.L. Demuth, J.A. Knaff, S. Q. Kidder, and K. Brueske, 2001: An overview of tropical cyclone applications of advanced microwave sounder unit (AMSU) data. 55th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conf., 5-9 March, Orlando, Fl., b-119 - b-123.

Kidder, S.Q., J.A. Knaff, and S.J. Kusselson, 2001:  Using AMSU data to forecast precipitation from landfalling hurricanes. Symposium on Precipitation of Extremes: Prediction, Impacts, and Responses,14-19 January, Albuquerque, NM, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 344-346.

Kidder, S.Q., S.J. Kusselson, J.A. Knaff, and R.J. Kuligowski, 2001:  Improvements to the experimental tropical rainfall potential (TraP) technique.  11th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 15-18 October, Madison, WI, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 375-378.

Knaff, J.A., and C.W. Landsea, 2001:  Application of the El Nino--southern Oscillation CLImatology and PERsistence (CLIPER) Forecasting Scheme. Experimental Long--Lead Forecast Bulletin, 10:2, 31-34.

Knaff, J.A., and C.W. Landsea, 2001: Application of the El Ni?o--Southern Oscillation CLImatology and PERsistence (CLIPER) Forecasting Scheme. Experimental Long--Lead Forecast Bulletin10:3, 40-42.

Knaff J.A., J. P. Kossin, M. DeMaria, and V. E. Larson, 2001, A discussion of intensities associated with doughnut hurricanes, 55th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conf., 5-9 March, Orlando, Fl.

Knaff, J.A., and C.S. Velden, 2001: The evolution of upper level winds in Hurricane Floyd. 55th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conf., 5-9 March, Orlando, FL.

Landsea, C.W., and J.A. Knaff, 2001:  Application of the El Nino--southern Oscillation CLImatology and PERsistence (CLIPER) Forecasting Scheme.  Experimental Long--Lead Forecast Bulletin, 10:1, 31-33.

Landsea, C.W., and  J.A. Knaff, 2001: Application of the El Ni?o--Southern Oscillation CLImatology and PERsistence (CLIPER) Forecasting Scheme. Experimental Long--Lead Forecast Bulletin, 10:4, 41-43.

Landsea, C.W., and J.A. Knaff, 2001: How much "skill" was there in forecasting the strong 1997-98 El Nino and 1998-2000 La Nina events?Climate Variability, the Ocean, and Societal Impacts, 14-19 January, Albuquerque, NM, Amer. Meteor. Soc.

Weaver, J.F., J.A. Knaff, J.M. Daniels, and G.S. Wade, 2001:  Observations of a severe supercell thunderstorm on 24 July using GOES-11 sounder and imagery.  11th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 15-18 October, Madison, WI, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 397-401.

Zehr, R.M., 2001: Characteristics of 23 Atlantic Intense Hurricanes --1995-2000-- Satellite and Aircraft Observations. 55th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conf., 5-9 March, Orlando, FL.

Bikos, D., B.C. Motta, B.A. Zajac, and J.W. Weaver, 2000: A Satellite Perspective of the 3 May 1999 Great Plains Tornado Outbreak and Comments on Lightning Activity, National Symposium on the Great Plains Tornado Outbreak of 3 May 1999. 30 April - May 3, Oklahoma City, OK, Amer. Meteor. Soc.

DeMaria, M., 2000: Evolution of Hurricane Forecasting. 54th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conf., 14-17 February, Houston, TX, NOAA/OFCM, A132-A137.

DeMaria, M., B.H. Connell, J.A. Knaff, and R.M. Zehr, 2000: Improvements in tropical cyclone genesis and intensity forecasts using GOES imager and sounder data. 54th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conf., 14-17 February, Houston, TX, NOAA/OFCM, A98-A103.

DeMaria, M., J.A. Knaff, S.Q. Kidder, and M.D. Goldberg, 2000: Tropical cyclone wind retrievals using AMSU-A data from NOAA-15. 10th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography.  14-18 January, Long Beach, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 149-152.

Demuth, J.L., M. DeMaria, J.A. Knaff, and T.H. Vonder Haar, 2000:  An objective method for estimating tropical cyclone intensity and structure from NOAA-15 Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit (AMSU) data. 24th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology.  29 May - 2 June, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 484-485.

Dostalek, J.F., M. DeMaria, and J.A. Knaff, 2000: Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit (AMSU) analyses of marine extratropical cyclones. Northwest Weather Workgroup, 3 - 6 February, Seattle, WA.

Knaff, J.A., and C.W. Landsea, 2000:  Application of the El Nino--southern Oscillation CLImatology and PERsistence (CLIPER) Forecasting Scheme.  Experimental Long--Lead Forecast Bulletin, 9:4, 48-50.

Knaff, J.A., and C.W. Landsea, 2000:  Application of the El Nino--southern Oscillation CLImatology and PERsistence (CLIPER) Forecasting Scheme.  Experimental Long--Lead Forecast Bulletin, 9, 3, 37-39.

Knaff, J.A., and C.S. Velden, 2000: Relationships between the multi-layered wind field and the intensity of Hurricane Floyd.  24th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology.  29 May - 2 June, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Amer. Meteor. Soc.,  492-493.

Landsea, C.W., and Knaff, J.A., 2000:  Application of the El Nino--southern Oscillation CLImatology and PERsistence (CLIPER) Forecasting Scheme.  Experimental Long--Lead Forecast Bulletin, 9:2, 31-33.

Landsea, C.W., and Knaff, J.A., 2000:  Application of the El Nino--southern Oscillation CLImatology and PERsistence (CLIPER) Forecasting Scheme.  Experimental Long--Lead Forecast Bulletin, 9:1, 32-34.

Landsea C.W., and J.A. Knaff, 2000:  How much "skill" is there in forecasting El Nino?, WeatherZine, 23, 2-4.

Landsea, C.W., and J.A. Knaff, 2000:  How much "skill" was there in forecasting the strong 1997-98 El Nino and 1998-2000 La Nina events? 24th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology.  29 May - 2 June, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Amer. Meteor. Soc., J46.

Knaff, J.A. M. DeMaria, and J.L. Demuth, 2000: Tropical cyclone forecast products derived from the Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit. 54th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conf., 14-17 February, Houston, TX, NOAA/OFCM, A104-A109.

Zajac, B.A., and S.A. Rutledge, 2000: Cloud-to-ground lightning activity over the north-central United States from 1995-1999. Eos, Transactions, Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, American Geophysical Union.

DeMaria, M., D.H. Hillger, R.M. Zehr, and B.H. Connell, 1999: Incorporation of GOES data into an Atlantic tropical cyclone formation parameter. 53rd Interdepartmental Hurricane Conf., 8-12 February, Biloxi, MS.

Dostalek, J.F., 1999: Geostationary and polar orbiting satellite data during PacJet. PacJet Workshop, 30 August - 1 September, Monterey, CA., Naval Postgraduate School.

Knaff, J.A., 1999: How much "skill" did the various forecasting methods available have for the 1997 - 98 El Nino event? 23rd Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. January 12, Dallas, TX.

Knaff, J.A., 1999: Convective asymmetries in mature tropical cyclones associated with motion and vertical wind shear.   23rd Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Dallas, TX, 10-15 January 1999, 464-467.

Knaff, J.A., 1999: Tropical cyclone structure as revealed by one-minute satellite imagery. 23rd Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 10-15 January, Dallas, TX, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 186-189.

Knaff, J.A., C.W. Landsea, 1999: Application of the El Ni?o--Southern Oscillation CLImatology and PERsistence (CLIPER) Forecasting Scheme. Experimental Long--Lead Forecast Bulletin8:1, 29-31.

Knaff, J.A., C.W. Landsea, 1999: Application of the El Ni?o--Southern Oscillation CLImatology and PERsistence (CLIPER) Forecasting Scheme. Experimental Long--Lead Forecast Bulletin8:3, 36-38.

Knaff, J.A., and R.M. Zehr, 1999: Convective asymmetries in mature tropical cyclones associated with motion and vertical wind shear. 23rd AMS Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. 10-15 January, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 464-467.

Landsea, C.W., and J.A. Knaff, 1999: Application of the El Ni?o--Southern Oscillation CLImatology and PERsistence (CLIPER) Forecasting Scheme. Experimental Long--Lead Forecast Bulletin8:2, 39-40.

Landsea, C.W., and J.A. Knaff, 1999: Application of the El Ni?o--Southern Oscillation CLImatology and PERsistence (CLIPER) Forecasting Scheme. Experimental Long--Lead Forecast Bulletin8:4, 34-36.

Landsea, C. W. and J. A. Knaff, 1999: How much "skill" did the various forecasting methods available have for the 1997 - 98 El Nino event? 2nd Hayes Symposium on Seasonal and Interannual Climate Change, January 10-5, Dallas, TX.

Motta, B.C., D.E. Bikos, B.A. Zajac, T. Whittaker, S. Bachmeier, and A. Mostek, 1999: New integrated sensor training for NWS using AWIPS. 3rd High Plains Conf., Goodland, KS, National Weather Association.

Zajac, B.A., S. Rutledge, and L. Carey, 1999: Characteristics of cloud-to-ground lightning activity in the central United States from 1995-1997. Presentation at 3rd High Plains Conf., Goodland, KS, National Weather Association.

Zehr, R.M., M. DeMaria, F. Horsfall and J.A. Knaff, 1999: Observational tropical cyclone data archive and research. 53rd Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, February 8-12, Biloxi, MS.

Zehr, R.M., 1998: Vertical wind shear analysis with hurricanes. 52nd Interdepartmental Hurricane Conf., 27-30 January, Clearwater Beach, FL.

Knaff, J.A., 1997: Atlantic summertime sea level pressure anomalies and their relationship to seasonal hurricane activity.  22th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology.  19-23 May, Ft. Collins, CO, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 276-277.

Purdom, J.F.W., 1996: The era of GOES-8 and beyond: interpretation of images and products. Short Course on New Generation GOES Training (GOES-8/9), 28 January-2 February, Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 27 pp.

Zehr, R.M., 1994. Intensity prediction. 48th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conf., Miami, FL, 15-18 February, 1994.

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Szoke, E. J., S. Benjamin, C. R. Alexander, J. M. Brown, D. Barjenbruch, R. Kleyla, B. Meier, 2017: An Examination of HRRR and HRRRX Performance and Utility For Two Similar and Challenging Colorado Snowstorms. AMS 28th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting / 24th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, 22-26 January, Seattle, WA.

Szoke, E. J. , D. E. Bikos, B. H. Connell, H. Gosden, S. D. Miller, J. Torres, R. L. Brummer, D. T. Lindsey, D. W. Hillger, D. A. Molenar, C. J. Seaman, 2017: CIRA's Contribution to the NWS GOES-R Proving Ground: A Look Back at Pre-Launch Activities and a Look Ahead to Post-Launch Interactions. AMS 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, 22-26 January, Seattle, WA.

Torres, T., B. H. Connell, S. D. Miller, 2017: Utility of JPSS Products for NWS forecasters. AMS 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, 22-26 January, Seattle, WA.

Brummer, R. L., S. D. Miller, D. T. Lindsey, C. J. Seaman, E. J. Szoke, A. B. Schumacher, J. Torres, 2016: GOES-R and JPSS Satellite Proving Ground Activities at CIRA. 2016 EUMETSAT - Meteorological Satellite Conference. September 26-30, Darmstadt, Germany. (Presentation by R. L. Brummer and S. D. Miller)

Connell, B. H., D. E. Bikos, S. Lindstrom, E. J. Szoke, S. Bachmeier, J. Torres, E. Dagg, T. Mostek, B. Motta, M. Davison, and L. Veeck, 2016: Satellite User Readiness Through Training: VISIT, SHyMet, and WMO VLab. AMS 21st Satellite Meteorology Conference, 15-19 August, Madison, WI.

Dostalek, J.F., 2016: Using Polar-Orbiting Satellites to Monitor the Upper Atmosphere for Cold Air Pockets that are Potentially Dangerous to Passenger Aircraft. Joint 21st AMS Satellite Meteorology, Oceanography, and Climatology Conference, 15-18 August, Madison, WI.

Forsythe, J., 2016: Using JPSS Retrievals to Implement a Multisensor, Synoptic, Layered Water Vapor Product for Forecasters. STAR JPSS Annual Science Team Meeting. 8-12 August, College Park, MD.

Dunion, J., J. Kaplan, A. B. Schumacher, J. Cossuth, K. D. Musgrave, and P. Leighton, 2016: The Tropical Cyclone Genesis Index (TCGI). 32nd AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 18-20 April 2016, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Griffin, S. M., C. S. Velden, J. P. Dunion, and A. B. Schumacher, 2016: Examining trends in Satellite-Detected Overshooting Tops as a Potential Predictor of Tropical Cyclone Genesis. 32nd AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 18-20 April 2016, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Knaff, J. A., 2016: Synthetic hurricane wind fields based on modeled winds and infrared imagery: Method, results, and potential applications. International workshop on measuring high-wind speeds over the ocean. Meteorological Office, 15-17 November, Exeter, UK.

Knaff, J. A., T. Birner, G. Chirokova, L. Rivoire, and R. DeMaria, 2016: Satellite Views of the Tropical Cyclone Lifecycle. 32nd AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 18-20 April 2016, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Lindsey, D. T., S. D. Miller, C. J. Seaman, D. A. Molenar, D. W. Hillger, T.J. Schmit, W. Straka, and Y. Sumida, 2016: A First Look at Imagery from Himawari-8. 12th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, 96th AMS Annual Meeting, 10-14 January 2016, New Orleans, LA.

Miller, S. D., 2016: Anticipating GOES-R ABI Multi-Spectral Imagery Capabilities via Himawari-8 AHI. 2016 EUMETSAT - Meteorological Satellite Conference. September 26-30, Darmstadt, Germany.

Musgrave K. D., M. DeMaria, and B. D. McNoldy, 2016: Global Expansion of a Statistical-Dynamical Ensemble for Tropical Cyclone Intensity Prediction. 32nd AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 18-20 April 2016, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Musgrave, K. D., 2016: Synthetic hurricane wind fields based on modeled winds and infrared imagery: Method, results, and potential applications. International workshop on measuring high-wind speeds over the ocean. 15-17 November, Meteorological Office, Exeter, UK.

Musgrave, K. D., J. A. Knaff, C. Slocum, L. D. Grasso, and M. DeMaria, 2016: Examination of tropical cyclone structure through synthetic satellite brightness temperatures. 20th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), AMS Annual Meeting, 10-14 January, New Orleans, LA.

Noh, Y.-J., S. D. Miller, C. J. Seaman, J. Forsythe, R. L. Brummer, D. T. Lindsey, A. Walther, A. Heidinger, and Y. Li, 2016: Validation of VIIRS Cloud Base Heights at Night Using Ground and Satellite Measurements over Alaska. AGU Annual Meeting, AGU Annual Meeting, 12-16 December, San Francisco, CA.

Schumacher, A. B. and E. L. Dagg, 2016: An examination of uncertainty statements in tropical cyclone forecast products. 32nd AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 18-20 April 2016, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Schumacher, A. B., and M. DeMaria, 2016: Using Total Lightning Data to Improve Real-Time Tropical Cyclone Intensity Forecasts. 12th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, 96th AMS Annual Meeting, 10-14 January 2016, New Orleans, LA.

Seaman, C. J., S. D. Miller, 2016: Dynamic Scaling for the Optimized Display of VIIRS Day/Night Band Imagery. 2016 EUMETSAT - Meteorological Satellite Conference. September 26-30, Darmstadt, Germany.

Seaman, C. J., S. D. Miller, W. Straka, 2016: Illuminating the Capabilities of the VIIRS Day/Night Band in the High Latitudes. 2016 EUMETSAT - Meteorological Satellite Conference. September 26-30, Darmstadt, Germany.

Slocum, C. J., 2016: Diagnosing large-scale tropical cyclone model moisture and exploring impacts on tract and intensity. 32nd AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 18-20 April 2016, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Solbrig, J. E., S. D. Miller, S. Van den Heever, S. Kreidenweis, M. Zupanski, M. Oo, J. Wang, J. Zhang, R. Holz, S. Atwood, A. Igel, J. Bukowski, S. Saleeby, J.-m. Park, A. Kliewer, K. Apodaca, L. D. Grasso, T.-C. Wu., 2016: Advancing Littoral Zone Aerosol Prediction via Holistic Studies in Regime Dependent Flows. AGU Annual Meeting, 12-16 December, San Francisco, CA.

Szoke, E. J., D. E. Bikos, R. L. Brummer, H. Gosden, D. A. Molenar, D. W. Hillger, S. D. Miller, D. T. Lindsey, B. H. Connell and C. J. Seaman, 2016: CIRA's current and future contributions to the GOES-R Proving Ground as we approach the launch of GOES-R. AMS 21st Satellite Meteorology Conference, 15-19 August, Madison, WI.

Szoke, E. J., D. E. Bikos, R. L. Brummer, H. Gosden, S. D. Miller, D. W. Hillger, B. H. Connell, D. A. Molenar, C. J. Seaman, and D. T. Lindsey, 2016: CIRA's Current and Future Contributions to the GOES-R Proving Ground as we approach the Launch of GOES-R. STAR JPSS Annual Science Team Meeting. August 8-12, College Park, MD.

Szoke, E. J., D. E. Bikos, R. L. Brummer, H. Gosden, D. A. Molenar, D. W. Hillger, S. D. Miller, D. T. Lindsey, J. Tores and C. J. Seaman, 2016: What happens next for CIRA's NWS Proving Ground activities after the launch of GOES-R. 41st NWA Annual Meeting, 12-15 September, Norfolk, VA.

Torres, J., B. H. Connell, and S. D. Miller, 2016: JPSS Imagery and Products in AWIPS-II for NWS Forecasters. 41st NWA Annual Meeting, 12-15 September, Norfolk, VA.

Torres, J., B. H. Connell, S. D. Miller, 2016: Uniqueness of JPSS products for NWS decision support activities. Joint 21st AMS Satellite Meteorology, Oceanography, and Climatology Conference, 15-18 August, Madison, WI.

Bikos, D.E., E.J. Szoke, S.P. Longmore, S.D. Miller, S. Kidder, C. Kummerow, 2015: An orographically adjusted GPM precipitation retrieval for NOAA's QPE over mountainous terrain. NOAA Satellite Science Week, 23-27 February, Boulder, CO.

Chirokova, G., M. DeMaria, R.T. DeMaria, J.F. Dostalek, and J.L. Beven, 2015: Use of JPSS ATMS-MIRS Retrievals to Improve Tropical Cyclone Intensity Forecasting. Third Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation. 4-8 January, Phoenix, AZ.

Chirokova, G., M. DeMaria, R.T. DeMaria, J.A. Knaff, J.F. Dostalek, and J.L. Beven, 2015: Use of JPSS ATMS and VIIRS data to Improve Tropical Cyclone Track and Intensity Forecasting. 215 NOAA Satellite Conference: Preparing for the Future of Environmental Satellites. 27 April to 1 May, Greenbelt, MD.

Connell, B.H., 2015: An Observational Approach for Training to Enhance User Understanding of New Channels on VIIRS and GOES-R, NOAA Satellite Science Week, 23-27 February, Boulder, CO.

Connell, B.H., D.E. Bikos, E.J. Szoke, S. Bachmeier, S. Lindstrom, A. Mostek, B. Motta, L. Veeck, 2015: Satellite Training Activities: VISIT, SHyMet, and WMO VLab, NOAA Satellite Science Week, 23-27 February, Boulder, CO..

Connell, B.H., D.E. Bikos E.J. Szoke, S. Lindstrom and S. Bachmeier, 2015: Satellite Training from the Cooperative Institutes: VISIT and SHyMet Programs. 2015 NOAA Satellite Conference for Direct Readout, GOES/POES, and GOES-R/JPSS Users, 27 April to 1 May, Greenbelt, MD.

Connell, B.H., K.-A. Caesar, 2015: International Perspectives on Training and User Access to Imagery and Products. 2015 NOAA Satellite Conference for Direct Readout, GOES/POES, and GOES-R/JPSS Users, 27 April to 1 May, Greenbelt, MD.

DeMaria, R.T., J.A. Knaff, J.F. Dostalek, and G. Chirokova, 2015: Objective Methods for Tropical Cyclone Center Fixing and Eye Detection, NOAA Satellite Science Week, 23-27 February, Boulder, CO.

Grasso, L.D., Y-J. Noh, D.T. Lindsey, D.W. Hillger, 2015: GOES-R ABI imagery at 3.9 and 2.25 um, NOAA Satellite Science Week, 23-27 February, Boulder, CO.

Hillger, D.W., S.D. Miller, L.D. Grasso, 2015: True Color Imagery for GOES-R: Creating a Green Band for ABI, NOAA Satellite Science Week, 23-27 February, Boulder, CO.

Hillger, D.W., C. Seaman, S.D. Miller, T. Kopp, R. Williams and G. Mineart, 2015: Suomi NPP VIIRS Imagery Update. 215 NOAA Satellite Conference: Preparing for the Future of Environmental Satellites. 27 April to 1 May, Greenbelt, MD.

Knaff, J.A., A.B. Schumacher, R.T. DeMaria, G. Chirokova, C. Slocum, 2015: Diagnosing Tropical Cyclone Structure, NOAA Satellite Science Week, 23-27 February, Boulder, CO.

Knaff, J.A., R.T. DeMaria, S.P. Longmore, D.A. Molenar, K.D. Musgrave, 2015: Preparing for GOES-R and JPSS: New Tropical Cyclone Tools Based on 30 years of Continuous GOES IR Imagery, NOAA Satellite Science Week, 23-27 February, Boulder, CO.

Lindsey, D.T. and L.D. Grasso, 2015: GOES-R Synthetic Imagery over Alaska, NOAA Satellite Science Week, 23-27 February, Boulder, CO.

Lindsey, D.T., L.D. Grasso, D.E. Bikos, 2015: Synthetic Satellite Imagery: A New Tool for GOES-R User Readiness and Cloud Forecast Visualization. 215 NOAA Satellite Conference: Preparing for the Future of Environmental Satellites.27 April to 1 May, Greenbelt, MD.

Miller, S. D., W. Straka III, C. L. Combs, C. J. Seaman and J. Yue, 2015: Not-So Silent Night: Suomi NPP's Day/Night Band Makes Waves as a Disruptive Technology to Characterization of the Nocturnal Environment. 2015 NOAA Satellite Conference: Preparing for the Future of Environmental Satellites. 27 April to 1 May, Greenbelt, MD.

Molenar, D. A., S. P. Longmore, 2015: CIRA GOES and JPSS RGB Product Development Updates for AWIPS II D2D and NCP, NOAA Satellite Science Week, 23-27 February, Boulder, CO.

Musgrave, K.D., J.A. Knaff, M. DeMaria, C. Slocum, L.D. Grasso, A.B. Schumacher, and W. Schubert: 2015: Hurricane Forecast Improvement Project – Model Post-Processing and Evaluation. Center for Multi-scale Modeling of Atmospheric Processes (CMMAP) Annual Team Meeting, 6 August, CSU, Fort Collins, CO.

Noh, Y.-J., S. D. Miller, and A. Heidinger, 2015: Detection of supercooled liquid water-topped mixed-phase clouds from shortwave-infrared satellite observations. 2015 AGU Fall Meeting. 14-18 December 2014, San Francisco, CA.

Quiros, E., and N. Alvarado, 2015: Using Satellite Information in Energy Applications in Costa Rica. 215 NOAA Satellite Conference: Preparing for the Future of Environmental Satellites. 27 April to 1 May, Greenbelt, MD.

Schumacher, A. B., M. DeMaria, and R. T. DeMaria, 2015: Using Total Lightning Data to Improve Real-Time Tropical Cyclone Intensity and Genesis Forecasts, NOAA Satellite Science Week, 23-27 February, Boulder, CO.

Seaman, C., S. D. Miller, D. W. Hillger, 2015: Seeing the Light: Use of the VIIRS Day/Night Band in the Arctic, NOAA Satellite Science Week, 23-27 February, Boulder, CO.

Szoke, E. J., D. E Bikos, R. L. Brummer, H. Gosden, D. T. Lindsey, D. A. Molenar, D. W. Hillger, S. D. Miller, and C. J. Seaman, 2015: An Update of CIRA's GOES-R and JPSS Proving Ground Activities, NOAA Satellite Science Week, 23-27 February, Boulder, CO.

Szoke, E. J., D. E. Bikos, R. L. Brummer, H. Gosden, D. T. Lindsey, D. A. Molenar, D. W. Hillger, S. D. Miller, and C. J. Seaman, 2015: CIRA's NWS Proving Ground activities as we approach the launch of GOES-R, National Weather Association 40th Annual Meeting, 19-22 October, CP-55, Oklahoma City, OK. 

Connell, B. H., D. E. Bikos, E.J. Szoke, S. Bachmeier, S. Lindstrom, A. Mostek, B. Motta, T. Schmit, M. Davison, K. Caesar, V. Castro, L. Veeck, 2014: Satellite Training Activities: VISIT, SHyMet, and WMO VLab.  10th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems at the 94th AMS Annual Meeting, 2-6 February, Atlanta, GA.  http://www.goes-r.gov/downloads/AMS/2014/posters/session02/692. pdf

Szoke, E. J., D. E. Bikos, D. T. Lindsey, D. A. Molenar, D. W. Hillger, H. Gosden, R. L. Brummer, S. D. Miller, and C. J. Seaman, 2014: An update of CIRA's GOES-R and JPSS Proving Ground NWS interactions, Poster 3.40, National Weather Association 39th Annual Meeting, 18-23 October, Salt Lake City, UT.

Bikos, D.E., B.H. Connell, E.J. Szoke, S. Bachmeier, S. Lindstrom, A. Mostek, and M. DeMaria, 2013: The SHyMet GOES-R Instruments and Products Training Course, and Other Related Satellite Training for Operational Forecasting. National Weather Association 38th Annual Meeting, 12-17 October, Charleston, SC.

Bikos, D.E., D.T. Lindsey, L.D. Grasso, 2013: Synthetic Imagery of Fog and Wave Clouds, NOAA Satellite Science Week virtual conference, 18-22 March.

Bikos, D.E., E.J. Szoke, S.Q. Kidder, and S.D. Miller, 2013: Recent examples of the Orographic Rain Index (ORI) satellite product, NOAA Satellite Science Week Virtual Conference, 18-22 March.

Miller, S.D., 2013: Recent Examples of the Orographic Rain Index Satellite Product. NOAA Science Week, March.

Miller, S.D., 2013: VIIRS Imagery: Applications and Outreach at CIRA (T58). NOAA Science Week, March.

Seaman, C.J., D.W. Hillger and S.D. Miller, 2013: Suomi-NPP VIIRS Imagery: RGB applications and product development at CIRA, NOAA Satellite Science Week Virtual Conference, 18-22 March.

Seaman, C.J. and D.T. Lindsey, 2013: Suomi-NPP VIIRS Imagery: High-resolution views of thunderstorms and tropical cyclones, NOAA Satellite Science Week Virtual Conference, 18-22 March.

Schumacher, A.B. and M. DeMaria, 2013: The 48-hour NESDIS Tropical Cyclone Formation Probability Product. 67th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference Tropical Cyclone Research Forum, 5-7 March, College Park, MD.

Szoke, E.J., D.E. Bikos, D.T. Lindsey, D.A. Molenar, H. Gosden, R.L. Brummer, S.D. Miller, and M. DeMaria, 2013: An overview of CIRA Proving Ground NWS interactions. National Weather Association 38th Annual Meeting, 14-18 October, Charleston, SC.

Bikos, D.E., J. Braun, B.H. Connell, S. Lindstrom, S. Bachmeier, 2012: Recent VISIT and SHyMet Training: Applications of Satellite Imagery and Products to Operational Forecasting, 37th NWA Annual Meeting, 6-11 October, Madison, WI.

Connell, B.H., 2012: National and International Training: Merging New and Old Frontiers, 2012 NOAA Satellite Science Week, 30 April-4 May, Kansas City, MO.

Connell, B.H., D.E. Bikos, and J. Braun, 2012: National and International Training: Merging New and Old Frontiers, Science/Proving Ground Meeting, 30 April-4 May, Kansas City, MO.

Connell, B.H., D.E. Bikos, J. Braun, S. Bachmeier, S. Lindstrom, A. Mostek, M. Davison, K.A. Caesar, V. Castro, L. Veeck, M. DeMaria, and T.J. Schmit, 2012: Satellite Training Activities: VISIT, SHyMet and WMO VLab Focus Group, Eighth Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, 23-26 January, New Orleans, LA.

DeMaria, M., J.A. Knaff, J.L. Beven, M. Brennan, S. Miller, A.B. Schumacher, R.T. DeMaria, J.F. Dostalek, D. Welsh, 2012: Application of Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) Imagers and Sounders to Tropical Cyclone Track and Intensity Forecasting, 2012 NOAA Satellite Science Week, 30 April-4 May, Kansas City, MO.

Grasso, L.D., D.W. Hillger, R.L. Brummer, R.T. DeMaria, 2012: Synthetic GOES-R ABI imagery of hazardous aerosols, 37th NWA Annual Meeting, 6-11 October, Madison, WI.

Knaff, J.A., M. DeMaria, D.W. Hillger, D.T. Lindsey, D.A. Molenar, J.L. Beven II, M.J. Brennan, H.D. Cobb III, R.L. Brummer, A.B. Schumacher, J. Dunion, K.K. Fuell, A.L. Molthan, C.S. Velden, 2012: Overview of the GOES-R Proving Ground Activities at National Hurricane Center, 30th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 16-20 April, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Lindsey, D.T., L.D. Grasso, 2012: Predicting Where Convective Clouds Will Form with the GOES-R ABI, Eighth Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, 23-26 January, New Orleans, LA.

Lindsey, D.T., L.D. Grasso, D.E. Bikos, C. Stewart, R. Rabin, J. Kain, 2011: Simulated Satellite Imagery: A New Tool for Real-Time Model Evaluation, 36th NWA Annual Meeting & GOES User Conference, 17-21 October, Birmingham, AL.

Lindsey, D.T., L.D. Grasso, J. Mecikalski, J. Walker, L. Schultz, C. Velden, S. Wanzong, R. Rabin, B. Hant-Hull, 2012: Convective Storm Forecasting 1-6 Hours Prior to Initiation, 2012 NOAA Satellite Science Week, 30 April-4 May, Kansas City, MO.

Lindsey, D.T., D.W. Hillger, D.A. Molenar, J.A. Knaff, M. DeMaria, S.D. Miller, R.L. Brummer, L.D. Grasso, S. Kidder, D.E. Bikos, J. Braun, B.H. Connell, E.J. Szoke, H. Gosden, K. Micke, R.T. DeMaria, 2011: GOES-R Proving Ground Product Development at CIRA, 36th NWA Annual Meeting & GOES User Conference, 17-21 October, Birmingham, AL.

Szoke, E.J., R.L. Brummer, H. Gosden, S.D. Miller, M. DeMaria, 2012: An Update on CIRA's GOES-R Proving Ground Activities, 37th NWA Annual Meeting, 6-11 October, Madison, WI.

Veeck, L., K-A. Caesar, V. Gartner, 2012: Virtual Laboratory for Education and Training in Satellite Meteorology. 2012 EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference, 3-8 September, Sopot, Poland.

Veeck, L., K-A. Caesar, V. Gartner, 2012: Virtual Laboratory for Education and Training in Satellite Meteorology. Third Asia/Oceania Meteorological Satellite User's Conference,4-6 October, Jincheon, Korea.

Zupanski M., L.D. Grasso, J.A. Knaff, K. Apodaca, and M. Zhang, 2012: Utility of GOES-R Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) using Hybrid Variational-Ensemble Data Assimilation in Regional Applications. NOAA Satellite Science Week 2012, April 30-May 4, 2012, Kansas City, MO. [Available at http://www.goes-r.gov/downloads/2012-Science-Week/posters/tues/14_Zupanski.pdf]

Knaff, J.A., 1999: Convective asymmetries in mature tropical cyclones associated with motion and vertical wind shear. Poster session: 23rd Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. January 12, Dallas, TX.

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