WRF Application in Hawaii: References

Hitzl, D.E., Y.-L. Chen and H.V. Nguyen, 2014: Numerical simulations and observations of airflow through the 'Alenuihaha Channel, Hawaii. Mon. Wea. Rev., 142, 4696-4718.

Zhou, C and Y.-L. Chen, 2014: Assimilation of GPS RO Refractivity data and its Impact on Simulations of Trade Wind Inversion and a Winter Cold Front in Hawaii. Natural Science, 6, 605-614. (DOI code: 10.4236/ns.2014.68060)(Special Issue on "Weather Forecasting")

Chen, Y.-L., P.-L. Lin, F. Hsiao, P.-S. Chu, M.-H. Su, 2013: Asia-pacific natural hazard conference: disastrous weather in a changing climate. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 94, ES175-ES178. (DOI code: 10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00220.1)

Giambelluca, T. W., Q. Chen, A. G. Frazier, J. P. Price, Y.-L. Chen, P.-S. Chu, J. K. Eischeid, D. M. Delparte, 2013: Online rainfall atlas of Hawai'i. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc.,94,313-316. (http://dx.doi.org.eres.library.manoa.hawaii.edu/10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00228.1)

Jayawardena, S., Y.-L. Chen, A.J.Nash and K. Kodama, 2012: A comparison of three prolonged periods of heavy rainfall over the Hawaiian islands. J. Appl. Meteor. and Climate, 51, 722-744.

Tu, C.-C., and Y.-L. Chen, 2011: Favorable conditions for the development of a heavy rainfall event over Oahu during the 2006 wet period . Wea. Forecasting, 26, 280-300.

Hartley, T. and Y.-L. Chen, 2010: Characteritics of Summer Trade-Wind Rainfall over Oahu. Wea. Forecasting, 25, 1797-1815(pdf file)

Carlis, D., L., Y.-L. Chen, and V. Morris, 2010: Numerical simulations of island-scale airflow and the Maui vortex during summer trade-wind conditions. Mon. Wea. Rev. 38, 2706-2736. (pdf file)

Nguyen, H. V., Y.-L. Chen, and F. Fujioka, 2010: Numerical Simulations of island effects on airflow and weather during the summer over the Island of Oahu. Mon. Wea. Rev. 138, 2253-2280. (pdf file)

Yang, Y., and Y.-L. Chen, 2008: Effects of terrain heights and sizes on island-scale circulations and rainfall for the island of Hawaii during HaRP. Mon. Wea. Rev. 136, 120-146. (PDF file)

Yang, Y., Y.-L. Chen, and F. M. Fujioka, 2008: Effects of trade-wind strength and direction on the leeside circulations and rainfall of the Island of Hawaii. Mon. Wea. Rev. 136, 4799-4818.

Esteban, M. A., and Y.-L. Chen, 2008: The Impact of Trade-wind Strength on Precipitation over the Windward Side of the Island of Hawaii. Mon. Wea. Rev. 136, 913-928. (PDF file)
Zhang, Y., Y.-L. Chen, S.-Y. Hong, H.-M. H. Juang, and K. Kodama, 2005: Validation of the coupled NCEP Mesoscale Spectral Model and an advanced Land Surface Model over the Hawaiian Islands. Part I: Summer trade wind conditions and a heavy rainfall event. Wea. Forecasting , 20, 847-872.

Yang, Yang, Y.-L. Chen, and F. M. Fujioka, 2005: Numerical Simulations of the Island-Induced Circulations over the Island of Hawaii during HaRP.Mon. Wea. Rev., 133, 3693-3713. (PDF file)

Loos, Treena, and Y.-L. Chen, 2004: Diurnal Variations of Island-Scale Weather over Oahu. AGU Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting, H33B-5, 16-20 August, Honolulu, HI. (Abstract in PDF here)

Yang, Yang, and Y.-L. Chen, 2003: Circulation and Rainfall on the Lee Side of the Island of Hawaii during HaRP. Mon. Wea. Rev., 131, 2525-2542.

Feng, Jiuhua, and Y.-L. Chen, 2001: Numerical Simulations of Airflow and Cloud Distributions over the Windward Side of the Island of Hawaii. Part II: Nocturnal Flow Regime. Mon. Wea. Rev., 129, 1117-1134.

Chen, Yi-Leng, and J. Feng, 2001: Numerical Simulations of Airflow and Cloud Distributions over the Windward Side of the Island of Hawaii. Part I: The Effects of Trade Wind Inversion. Mon. Wea. Rev., 129, 1117-1134.














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