Bosart, Lance F.

Synoptic—Dynamic Meteorology and Weather Analysis and Forecasting

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Table of contents

Part I. Fronts and Surface Boundaries

1. Surface Boundaries of the Southern Plains: Their Role in the Initiation of Convective Storms
Howard B. Bluestein

2. Strong Surface Fronts over Sloping Terrain and Coastal Plains
Lance F. Bosart, Alicia C. Wasula, Walter H. Drag, Keith W. Meier

3. Back to Norway: An Essay
Kerry Emanuel

4. An Empirical Perspective on Cold Fronts
Edwin Kessler

5. Perspectives on Fred Sanders’ Research on Cold Fronts
David M. Schultz

6. The Fiftieth Anniversary of Sanders (1955): A Mesoscale Model Simulation of the Cold Front of 17–18 April 1953
David M. Schultz, Paul J. Roebber

Part II. Analysis and Diagnosis

7. Ensemble Synoptic Analysis
Gregory J. Hakim, Ryan D. Torn

8. Surface Potential Temperature as an Analysis and Forecasting Tool
Eric G. Hoffman

9. Dynamical Diagnosis: A Comparison of Quasigeostrophy and Ertel Potential Vorticity
John W. Nielsen-Gammon, David A. Gold

10. Finescale Radar Observations of a Dryline during the International H2O Project (IHOP_2002)
Christopher C. Weiss, Howard B. Bluestein, Andrew L. Pazmany, Bart Geerts

Part III. Forecasting

11. The Sanders Barotropic Tropical Cyclone Track Prediction Model (SANBAR)
Robert W. Burpee

12. The Application of Fred Sanders’ Teaching to Current Research on Extreme Cold-Season Precipitation Events in the Saint Lawrence River Valley Region
John R. Gyakum

13. Must Surprise Snowstorms be a Surprise?
M. Steven Tracton

14. Fred Sanders’ Roles in the Transformation of Synoptic Meteorology, the Study of Rapid Cyclogenesis, the Prediction of Marine Cyclones, and the Forecast of New York City’s “Big Snow” of December 1947
Louis W. Uccellini, Paul J. Kocin, Joseph Sienkiewicz, Robert Kistler, Michael Baker

Part IV. Climate and Climatology

15. Linking Weather and Climate
Randall M. Dole

16. Closed Anticyclones of the Subtropics and Midlatitudes: A 54-Yr Climatology (1950–2003) and Three Case Studies
Thomas J. Galarneau, Lance F. Bosart, Anantha R. Aiyyer

Keywords: Earth Sciences, Meteorology/Climatology, Atmospheric Sciences

Publication year
Meteorological Monographs
Page amount
441 pages
Natural Sciences

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