References

Atmospheric River Related Publications

Publications listed here concern research related to exploring and understanding Atmospheric Rivers

Florsheim, J.L., and M.D. Dettinger, 2015: Promoting Atmospheric-River and Snowmelt Fueled Biogeomorphic Processes by Restoring River-Floodplain Connectivity in California’s Central Valley. Chapter 6 in Geomorphic Approaches to Integrated Floodplain Management of Lowland Fluvial Systems in North America and Europe, Hudson, P.F., and H. Middelkoop (editors), 119-141. DOI 10.1007/978-1-4939-2380-9_6. click here for personal use pdf file

Creamean, J.M., C. Lee, T.C. Hill, A.P. Ault, P.J. DeMott, A.B. White, F.M. Ralph and K.A. Prather, 2014: Chemical properties of insoluble precipitation residue particles. Journal of Aerosol Science , http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaerosci.2014.05.005. click here for personal use pdf file

Neff, W., G. Compo, F. M. Ralph, and M. D. Shupe, 2014: Continental heat anomalies and the extreme melting of the Greenland ice surface in 2012 and 1889. Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres , in press. click here for personal use pdf file

Neiman, P.J., G.A. Wick, B.J. Moore, F.M. Ralph, J.R. Spackman and B. Ward, 2014: An Airborne Study of an Atmospheric River over the Subtropical Pacific during WISPAR: Dropsonde Budget-Box Diagnostics and Precipitation Impacts in Hawaii. Monthly Weather Review, 142(9), 3199-3223, DOI:10.1175/MWR-D-13-00383.1. click here for personal use pdf file

Ralph, F. M., and co-authors, 2014: A vision for future observations for Western U.S. extreme precipitation and flooding. Journal of Contemporary Water Research & Education, 153, pg 16-32. click here for personal use pdf file

Rutz, J. J., W. J. Steenburgh, and F. M. Ralph, 2014: Climatological characteristics of atmospheric rivers and their inland penetration over the Western United States. Monthly Weather Review, 142, pg 905-921. click here for personal use pdf file

Das, T., E. P. Maurer, D. W. Pierce, M. D. Dettinger and D. R. Cayan, 2013: Increases in flood magnitudes in California under warming climates. Journal of Hydrology, 501, 101-110. doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2013.07.042 click here for personal use pdf file

Dettinger, M. D., 2013: Atmospheric rivers as drought busters on the US west coast. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 14, 1721-1732. doi:10.1175/JHM-D-13-02.1. click here for personal use pdf file

Dettinger, M. D., and B. L. Ingram, 2013: The coming megafloods. Scientific American, 308(1), 64-71. click here for personal use pdf file

Gershunov, A., and co-authors, 2013: Future Climate: Projected Extremes. Chapter 7 in Assessment of Climate Change in the Southwest United States: A Report Prepared for the National Climate Assessment, G. Garfin, A. Jardine, R. Merideth, M. Black, and S. LeRoy (eds), Southwest Climate Alliance report, Washington, DC, Island Press, pp 126-147. click here for personal use pdf file

Matrosov, S. Y., 2013: Characteristics of Landfalling Atmospheric Rivers Inferred from Satellite Observations over the Eastern North Pacific Ocean. Mon. Wea. Rev., 141, 3757–3768. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-12-00324.1 click here for personal use pdf file

Neiman, P. J., F. M. Ralph, B. J. Moore, M. Hughes, K. M. Mahoney, J. M. Cordeira, M. D. Dettinger, 2013: The Landfall and Inland Penetration of a Flood-Producing Atmospheric River in Arizona. Part I: Observed Synoptic-Scale, Orographic, and Hydrometeorological Characteristics. J. Hydrometeor, 14, 460–484, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JHM-D-12-0101.1 click here for personal use pdf file

Pierce, D.W., T. Das, D.R. Cayan, E.P. Maurer, N.L. Miller, Y. Bao, M. Kanamitsu, K. Yoshimura, M.A. Snyder, L.C. Sloan, G. Franco and M. Tyree, 2013: Probabilistic estimates of future changes in California temperature and precipitation using statistical and dynamical downscaling. Climate Dynamics, 40, 839-856. doi:10.1007/s00382-012-1337-9 click here for personal use pdf file

Ralph, F. M., M. Dettinger and D. Reynolds, 2013: A 21st Century vision for observations of western U.S. extreme storms. Mountain Views: CIRMOUNT newsletter, 7, No. 1, pp 2-3. click here for pdf copy of Spring 2013 newsletter

Ralph, F. M., T. Coleman, P. J. Neiman, R. J. Zamora, M. D. Dettinger, 2013: Observed Impacts of Duration and Seasonality of Atmospheric-River Landfalls on Soil Moisture and Runoff in Coastal Northern California. J. Hydrometeor., 14, 443–459. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JHM-D-12-076.1 click here for personal use pdf file

Ralph, F. M., and co-authors, 2013: The emergence of weather-related test beds linking research and forecasting operations. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 94,1187-1211, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00080.1 click here for personal use pdf file

White, A. B., and co-authors, 2013: A Twenty-First-Century California observing network for monitoring extreme weather events. J. Atmos. Ocean. Tech., 30, 1585-1603, doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-12-00217.1 click here for personal use pdf file

Dettinger, M., F. M. Ralph, M. Hughes, T. Das, P. Neiman, D. Cox, G. Estes, D. Reynolds, R. Hartman, D. Cayan, and L. Jones 2012: Design and quantification of an extreme winter storm scenario for emergency preparedness and planning exercises in California. Nat. Hazards, 60, 1805-1111, doi:10.1007/s11069-011-9894-5 click here for personal use pdf file

Guan, B., D. E. Waliser, N. P. Molotch, E. J. Fetzer, P. J. Neiman, 2012: Does the Madden–Julian Oscillation Influence Wintertime Atmospheric Rivers and Snowpack in the Sierra Nevada?. Mon. Wea. Rev., 140, 325–342. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-11-00087.1 click here for personal use pdf file

Moore, B. J., P. J. Neiman, F. M. Ralph, F. Barthold, 2012: Physical processes associated with heavy flooding rainfall in Nashville, Tennessee and vicinity during 1-2 May 2012: The role of an atmopheric river and mesoscale convective systems. Mon. Wea. Rev., 140, 358-378, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-11-00126.1 click here for personal use pdf file

NOAA, 2012: Understanding the water cycle – Interagency workshop final report, 60 pp., click here for pdf file

Ralph, F. M., and M. D. Dettinger, 2012: Historical and national perspectives on extreme West Coast precipitation associated with atmospheric rivers during December 2012. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 93, 783-790, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00188.1 click here for personal use pdf file

White, A. B., and co-authors, 2012: NOAA’s rapid response to the Howard Hanson Dam llood risk management crisis. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 93, 189-207, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00103.1 click here for personal use pdf file

Dettinger, M. D., F. M. Ralph, T. Das, P. J. Neiman, and D. Cayan, 2011: Atmospheric rivers, floods, and the water resources of California Water, 3 (Special issue on managing water resources and development in a changing climate), 455-478, doi:10.3390/w3020445 click here for personal use pdf file

Lavers, D. A., R. P. Allan, E. F. Wood, G. Villarini, D. J. Brayshaw, and A. J. Wade, 2011: Winter floods in Britain are connected to atmospheric rivers, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38(23), L23803. doi:10.1029/2011GL049783 click here for personal use pdf file

Neiman, P. J., L. J. Schick, F. M. Ralph, M. Hughes, G. A. Wick, 2011: Flooding in Western Washington: The Connection to Atmospheric Rivers. J. Hydrometeor., 12, 1337–1358. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/2011JHM1358.1 click here for personal use pdf file

Ralph, F. M., and M. D. Dettinger, 2011: Storms, floods and the science of atmospheric rivers. EOS, Transactions, Amer. Geophys. Union, 92, 265-266. doi:10.1029/2011EO320001 click here for personal use pdf file

Ralph, F. M., P. J. Neiman, G. N. Kiladis, K. Weickmann, D. W. Reynolds, 2011: A Multiscale Observational Case Study of a Pacific Atmospheric River Exhibiting Tropical–Extratropical Connections and a Mesoscale Frontal Wave. Mon. Wea. Rev., 139, 1169–1189. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/2010MWR3596.1 click here for personal use pdf file