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")

  • Hartley, T. and Y.-L. Chen, 2010: Characteritics of Summer Trade-Wind Rainfall over Oahu. Wea. Forecasting (In press) (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. (In Press) (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., 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.

  • 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)

  • 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. (pfd file)

  • Zhang, Y., Y.-L. Chen, and K. Kodama, 2005: Validation of the coupled NCEP Mesoscale Spectral Model and an advanced Land Surface Model over the Hawaiian Islands. Part II: A high wind event. Wea. Forecasting , 20, 873-895.

  • 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.

  • Zhang, Y., Y.-L. Chen, T. A. Schroeder, and K. Kodama, 2005: Numerical simulations of sea breeze circulations over northwest Hawaii. Wea. Forecasting , 20, 827-846.

  • Yang, Y., Y.-L. Chen, and F. M. Fujioka, 2005: Numerical simulations of the island-induced circulation over the island of Hawaii during HaRP. Mon. Wea. Rev. 133, 3693-3713. (pdf file)

  • Juang, H.-M. H., C.-T. Lee, Y. Zhang, M.-C. Wu, Y.-L. Chen, K. Kodama, and S.-C. Chen, 2005: Applying horizontal diffusion on pressure surface to mesocale models on terrain-following coordinates. Mon. Wea. Rev., 133, 1384-1402.

  • 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: High Resolution Simulations of the Island Induced Circulations for the Island of Hawaii during HaRP. 5th Symposium on Fire and Forest Meteorology, 16-20 November 2003, Orlando, Florida. (PDF file here)

  • Foster, J., M. Bevis, Y.-L. Chen, S. Businger, and Y. Zhang, 2003: The Ka'u Storm (Nov 2000): Imaging precipitable water using GPS. J. Geophys. Res., 108, D18, 4585.

  • Yang, Y., and Y.-L. Chen, 2003: Circulations and rainfall on the lee side of the island of Hawaii during HaRP. Mon. Wea. Rev., 131, 2525-2542.

  • Yeh, H.-C., and Y.-L. Chen, 2003: Numerical simulations of the barrier jet over northwestern Taiwan during the Mei-Yu season. Mon. Wea. Rev., 131, 1396-1407.

  • Yeh, H.-C., and Y.-L. Chen, 2002: The role of offshore convergence on coastal rainfall during TAMEX IOP 3. Mon. Wea. Rev., 130, 2709-2730.

  • Chen, X., and Y.-L. Chen, 2002: Kinetic energy budgets of the low-level jet during TAMEX IOP 5. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 80, 1-19.

  • Frye, J., and Y.-L. Chen, 2001: Evolution of downslope flow under strong opposing trade winds and frequent trade-wind rainshowers over the island of Hawaii. Mon. Wea. Rev., 129, 956-977

  • Chen, Y.-L., 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.

  • Feng, J., 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, 1135-1147.

  • Wang, J. J., H.-M. H. Juang, K. Kodama, S. Businger, Y.-L. Chen, and J. Partain, 1998: Application of the NCEP regional spectral model to improve weather forecasts in Hawaii. Wea. Forecasting, 13, 560-575.

  • Chen, Y.-L., X. A. Chen, and Y.-X. Zhang, 1994: A diagnostic study of the low-level jet (LLJ) during TAMEX IOP 5. Mon. Wea. Rev., 122, 2257-2284.

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