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BMRC Publications 1998-99
Journal articles, books and chapters in books
Casey, T. 1998. Assessment of a seasonal forecast model. Aust. Met. Mag., 47, 103-111.
Davidson, N., Kurihara, K., Kato, T., Mills, G. and Puri, K. 1998. Dynamics and Prediction of a Mesoscale Extreme Rain Event in the Baiu Front over Kyusku, Japan. Mon. Weath. Rev., 126, 1,608-1,629.
Draxler, R.R. and Hess, G.D. 1998. An overview of the HYSPLIT_4 modelling system for trajectories, dispersion and deposition. Aust. Met. Mag., 47, 295-308.
Ebert, E.E. and Weymouth, G.T. 1999. Incorporating Satellite Observations of "No Rain" in an Australian Daily Rainfall Analysis. Jnl appl. Met., 38, 1, 44-56.
Garratt, J.R., Prata, A.J., Rotstayn, L.D., McAvaney, B.J. and Cusack, S. 1998.The surface radiation budget over oceans and continents. Jnl climate, 11, 1,951-1,968.
Gordon, A., Grace, W., Schwerdtfeger, P. and Byron-Scott, R. 1998. Dynamic meteorology: a basic course. London, England, Edward Arnold, member Hodder Headline Group 325 pp.
Henderson-Sellers, A., Zhang, H., Berz, G., Emanuel, K., Gray, W.M., Landsea, C.W., Holland, G.J., Lighthill, J., Shieh, S.-L., Webster, P. and McGuffie, K. 1998. Tropical cyclones and global climate change: a post-IPCC assessment. Bull. Am. met. Soc., 79, 19-39.
Hess, G.D. 1998. Book review: >Turbulence and diffusion in the atmosphere= by Alfred K. Blackadar (Springer 1997). Aust Met. Mag., 47, 175-177.
Hess, G.D. and McAvaney, B.J. 1998. Realisability constraints for land-surface schemes. Global and Planetary Change, 19, 241-246.
Jones, D.A. 1999. Australian land surface temperature variability. Theor. Appl. Climatol., (Accepted).
Keenan, T., Glasson, K., Cummings, F., Bird, T.S., Keeler, J. and Lutz, J. 1998. The BMRC/NCAR C-Band Polarimetric (C-POL) Radar System. J. Atmos. and Oceanic Tech., 15, 871-886.
Komen, G. and Smith, N.R. 1998.Wave and sea level monitoring and prediction in the service module of the Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS). J. Mar. Systems, 19, 235-250.
Latif, M., Anderson, D., Barnett, T., Cane, M., Kleeman, R., Leetma, A., O'Brien, J., Rosati, A. and Schneider, E. 1998. A review of the predictability and prediction of ENSO. J. geophys. Res., (Oceans) 103, 14,375 - 14,393.
Le Marshall, J.F. 1998.Cloud and water vapour motion vectors in tropical cyclone track forecasting - a review. Met. Atmos. Phys., 65, 141-151.
Le Marshall, J.F. and Leslie, L.M. 1998. Tropical cyclone track prediction using high resolution satellite data with a new methodology. Aust. Met. Mag., 47, 261-266.
Leslie, L.M., Abbey Jr, R.F. and Holland, G.J. 1998.Tropical cyclone track predictability. Met. Atmos. Phys., 65, 223-231.
Leslie, L.M., Le Marshall, J.F., Morison, R.P., Spinoso, C., Purser, R.J., Pescod, N.R. and Seecamp, R. 1998. Improved hurricane track forecasting from the continuous assimilation of high quality satellite wind data. Mon. Weath. Rev., 126, 1,248-1,258.
May, P.T. and Holland, G.J. 1999.The role of potential vorticity generation in tropical cyclone rainbands. J. Atmos. Sci., 56, 1,224 - 1,228.
May, P.T. and Rajopodhyaya, D.K. 1999. Vertical velocity characteristics of deep convection over Darwin, Australia. Mon. Weath. Rev., 127, 1,056 - 1,071.
May, P.T. and Strauch, R.G. 1998. Reducing the effect of ground clutter on wind profiler velocity measurements. J. Atmos. and Oceanic Tech., 15, 579-586.
McAvaney, B.J. and Wu, Z.-J 1998. Simulation of impacts of climatological MSU data processing methods using NCEP/NCAR reanalysis data. J. geophys. Res., 103, 19,495-19,508.
McBride, J.L. and Frank, W.M. 1999. Relationships between stability and monsoon convection. J. Atmos. Sci., 56, 24-36.
McGuffie, K. 1998. Book review - "Hurricanes: Climate and Socioeconomic Impacts" (ed. Henry F. Diaz and Roger S. Pulwarty; Springer-Verlag, 1997.) Aust. Met. Mag., 47 (1), 83-84.
McKeon, G.M., Hall, W.B., Crimp, S.J., Howden, S.M., Stone, R.C. and Jones, D.A. 1998. Climate change in Queensland's grazing lands. I: Approaches and climatic trends. Rangelands J., 20 (2), 151-76.
McPhaden, M.J., Busalacchi, A.J., Cheney, R., Donguy, J.-R., Gage, K.S., Halpern, D., Ji, M., Julian, P., Meyers, G., Mitchum, G.T., Niiler, P.P., Picaut, J., Reynolds, R.W., Smith, N.R. 1998. The Tropical Ocean - Global Atmosphere observing system: a decade of progress. J. geophys. Res., 103 (C7), 14,169-14,240.
Mills, G.A. and Colquhoun, J.R. 1998. Objective prediction of severe thunderstorm environments: Preliminary results linking a decision tree with an operational regional NWP Model. Weath. forecasting, 13, 1,078-1,092.
Moore, A.M. and Kleeman, R. 1998. Skill assessment for ENSO using ensemble prediction. Q. Jl R. met. Soc., 124, 557-584.
Nicholls, N. 1998. Reply: comment on 'Climate change and Australian wheat yield=. Nature, 391, 449.
Nicholls, N. 1998.William Stanley Jevons and the climate of Australia. Aust Met. Mag., 47, 285-293.
Nicholls, N. and Kestin, T. 1998. Communicating Climate: an editorial comment. Climate Change, 40.
Nicholls, N., Landsea, C. and Gill, J. 1998. Recent trends in Australian region tropical cyclone activity. Met. Atmos. Phys., 65, 197-205.
Peterson, T.C., Easterling, D.R., Karl, T.R., Groisman, P., Auer, I., Boehm, R., Plummer, N., Nicholls, N., Torok, S., Vincent, L., Tuomenvirta, H., Salinger, J., Forland, E.J., Hanssen-Bauer, I., Alexandersson, H., Jones, P. and Parker, D. 1998. Homogeneity adjustments of in situ climate data: a review. Int. J. Climatol., 18, 1493-1517.
Polcher, J., McAvaney, B.J., Viterbo, P., Gaertner, M.A., Hahmann, A., Mahfouf, J.F., Noilhan, J., Phillips, T., Pitman, A., Schlosser, C.A., Schulz, B., Timbal, B., Verseghy, D. and Xue, Y. 1998. A proposal for a general interface between land surface schemes and general circulation models. Global and Planetary Change, 19, 261-276.
Power, S., Tseitkin, F., Torok, S., Lavery, B., Dahni, R. and McAvaney, B. 1998. Australian temperature, Australian rainfall and the Southern Oscillation: Coherent variability and recent changes. Aust. Met. Mag., 47, 85-101.
Puri, K., Dietachmayer, G.S., Mills, G.A., Davidson, N.E., Bowen, R. and Logan, L.W. 1998. The new BMRC Limited Area Prediction System, LAPS. Aust. Met. Mag., 47 (3), 203-223.
Rajopadhyaya, D.K., Avery, S.K., May, P.T. and Cifelli, R.C. 1999. Comparison of precipitation estimation using single and dual frequency wind profilers. J. Atmos. and Oceanic Tech., 16, 165-173.
Rajopadhyaya, D.K., May, P.T., Cifelli, R.C., Avery, S.K., Williams, C.R. and Ecklund W.L. 1998. The effect of vertical air motions on rain rates and median volume diameter determined from combined UHF and VHF wind profiler measurements and comparison with rain gauge measurements. J. Atmos. and Oceanic Tech., 15, 1,306-1,319.
Seaman, R.S. 1999. Quality control of Australian sea level pressure observations. Aust. Met. Mag., 48 (2).
Simmonds, I. and Jones, D.A. 1998.The mean structure and temporal variability of the semiannual oscillation in the southern extratropics. Int. J. Climatol., 18, 473-504.
Simmonds, I., Jones, D.A. and Walland, D.J. 1998. Multi-decal climate variability in the Antarctic region and global change. Annals of Glaciology, 5.
Simpson, J.J., Le Marshall, J.F., Kingwell, J., Neal, A.B. and Griersmith, D. 1998. The GMS Pathfinder Project. Aust. Met. Mag., 47, 225-235.
Skinner, W. and Mills, G.A. 1998.Numerical prediction model performance summary January to March 1998. Aust. Met. Mag., 47, 237-242.
Smith, N.R. 1998. The Global Ocean Observing System. Bull. Aust. met. Soc., 11, 120-124.
Sun, Z. and Rikus, L. 1999. Improved application of exponential sum fitting transmissions to an inhomogeneous atmosphere. J. geophys. Res., D6, 6,291 - 6,303.
Timbal, B. and Henderson-Sellers, A. 1998. Intercomparisons of land-surface parameterizations coupled to a limited area forecast model. Global and Planetary Change, 19, 247-260.
Vincent, R.A., Dullaway, S., MacKinnon, A., Reid, I.M., Zink, F., May, P.T. and Johnson, B.H. 1998. A VHF boundary layer radar: First results. Radio Sci., 33 (4), 845-860.
Wang, Y. 1998. On the bogusing of tropical cyclones in numerical models: the influence of vertical structure. Met. Atmos. Phys., 65, 153-170.
Waugh, D.W., Sisson, J.M. and Karoly, D.J. 1998. Predictive skill of an NWP system in the southern lower stratosphere. Q. Jl R. met. Soc., 124, 2,181-2,200.
Wu, Z.J and McAvaney, B.J. 1998. Simulation of impacts of climatological MSU data processing methods using NCEP/NCAR reanalysis data. J. geophys. Res., 103, 19,495-19,508.
Yano, J. and McBride, J.L. 1998. An Aqua-Planet Monsoon. J. Atmos. Sci., 55, 1,373-1,399.
Drosdowsky, W. and Chambers, L.E. 1998. Near global sea surface temperature anomalies as predictors of Australian seasonal rainfall. BMRC Research Report No. 65.
Holland, G.J., Tyrrell, G.C., Becker, J. and McGuffie, K. 1998. Report on Aerosonde operational trial at Port Hedland, January and February 1998. Bureau of Meteorology Report.
Jones, D.A. 1998. The prediction of Australian land surface temperatures using near global sea surface temperature patterns. BMRC Research Report No. 70.
Keenan, T.D., Kondratiev, V., Buis, G. and Christmas, R. 1998.The Bureau of Meteorology Research Centre (BMRC) Portable Automatic Weather Station: description and operation. BMRC Research Report No. 68.
Meighen, P.J. (ed.). 1998. Coupled climate modelling: Abstracts of presentations at the Tenth Annual BMRC Modelling Workshop 12-13 October 1998, BMRC Research Report No.69.
Potts, R., Keenan, T. and May, P. 1999. Radar characteristics if storms in the Sydney area. BMRC Research Report No. 72.
Power, S., Tseitkin, F., Colman, R. and Sulaiman, A. 1998. A coupled GCM for seasonal prediction and climate change research. BMRC Research Report No. 66.
Power, S., Tseitkin, F., Mehta, V., Lavery, B., Torok, S. and Holbrook, N. 1998. Decadal climate variability in Australia during the 20th Century. BMRC Research Report No. 67.
Tang, Y.M., Smith, N.R. and Greenslade, D. 1998. Comparison of Model and Observed Surface Winds (Report Prepared for AMSA Project). BMRC Research Report No. 71.
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