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Journal of the University of Wisconsin
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Department

(J. UWAOS) *

Volume 28: Spring/Summer 2016 Masters and Ph.D. theses

Masters Theses

Hang, Yun, "The Effect of Cloud Type on Earth's Energy Balance" [33 Mb], 2016. (L'ecuyer)
Hosley, Kyle, "The Utility of IDEA-I as a Wildfire Smoke Plume Forecast Tool: A Mid-July 2014 Case Study" [2.5 Mb], 2016. (Ackerman)
Mateling, Marian, "Title" [13 Mb], 2016. (L'ecuyer/Kulie)
Yamamoto, Keiko, "Dust Detection Using IR Channels of Himawari-8" [7.2 Mb], 2016. (Ackerman)

Ph.D. Theses

Griffin, Kyle, "Investigations of the Preferred Modes of North Pacific Jet Variablity, Their Downstream Impacts, and Tropical and Extratropical Precursors" [38 Mb], 2016. (Martin)
Handlos, Zachary, "Composite and Case Study Analysies of the Large-Scale Environments Associated with West Pacific Polar and Subtropical Vertical Jet Superposition Events" [187 Mb], 2016. (Martin)
Inuoe, Kuniaki, "Moist Static Energy Budget Analysis over the Tropical Ocean" [3.5 Mb], 2016. (Back)
Shrestha, Archana, "Cloudbursts in the Nepal Himalayas: Interaction Between the Indian Monsoon and Extratropics" [15 Mb], 2016. (Tripoli/Back)
Wang, Pei, "Assimilation of Hyperspectral Infrared Sounder Radiances under Cloudy Skies in a Regional NWP Model" [14 Mb], 2016. (Ackerman)

Volume 27: Summer 2015 Masters and Ph.D. theses

Masters Theses

Colascco-Thumm, Nicole, "An Investigation of Surface Heat Fluxes during El Nino-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) Evolution in Reanalyses" [17 Mb], 2015. (Vimont)
Feltz, Michelle, "Guidance for Stratospheric Temperature Products: Comparing Cosmic Radio Occultation and AIRS Hyperspectral Infrared Sounder Data" [15 Mb], 2015. (Ackerman)
Gumber, Amanda, "Investigating 3D Solar Radiative Cloud Effects via MODIS" [62 Mb], 2015. (Ackerman)
Neutkins, Nick, "Passive Microwave Precipitation Retrievals Over Problem Surface Types: An Intercomparison" [8.5 Mb], 2015. (Petty)
Ross, Alexa, "Correlations of Horizontally Oriented Ice and Precipitation in Marine Midlatitude Clouds using Collocated A-Train Observations" [4.8 Mb], 2015. (Ackerman)

Ph.D. Theses

Winters, Andrew, "The Role and Production of Polar/Subtropical Jet Superpositions in Two High-Impact Weather Events over North America" [99 Mb], 2015. (Martin)

Volume 26: Spring 2015 Masters and Ph.D. theses

Masters Theses

Letterly, Aaron, "The Influence of Winter Cloud on Summer Sea Ice in the Arctic, 1982-2013" [2.8 Mb], 2015. (Ackerman)
Ofstun, Nicholas, "The Contributions of Shearwise and Transverse Quasi-Geostrophic Vertical Motions to Baroclinic Conversion" [6 Mb], 2015. (Martin)
Wentland, Andy, "Evaluation of a Chemical Forecast Model Using Advanced Aircraft Measurements" [23 Mb], 2015. (Pierce, Holloway)

Volume 25: Fall 2014 Masters and Ph.D. theses

Masters Theses

Nelson, Ethan, "A Warm Rain Latent Heating Algorithm for CloudSat" [5 Mb], 2014. (L'Ecuyer)

Volume 24: Summer 2014 Masters and Ph.D. theses

Masters Theses

Dorian, Tracey, "Spatial and Temporal Variability of Latent Heating in the Tropics using TRMM Observations" [17 Mb], 2014. (L'Ecuyer)
Nelson, Kyle, "Optically Thin Liquid Clouds: Detection and Assessment of Contribution to Greenland Melt Events Using Satellite Data" [17 Mb], 2014. (Ackerman)
Ogden, Stephen, "Finding Energy Pathways from a Tropical Energy Bubble to a Mid-Latitude Jet Using Wave Activity Flux Vectors" [2.5 Mb], 2014. (Tripoli)

Ph.D. Theses

Liu, Yun, "Parameter Estimation in coupled ocean-atmosphere general circulation model using the Ensemble based Filter Method" [13 Mb], 2014. (Liu)

Volume 23: Spring 2014 Masters and Ph.D. theses

Masters Theses

Gould, Eric, "Observational Challenges in Assessing the Aerosol Indirect and Semi-Direct Effect" [3.8 Mb], 2014. (Bennartz/L'Ecuyer)
Huang, Wei, Non-thesis MS, 2014. (Petty)
Inoue, Kuniaki, "Gross Moist Stability Assessment during TOGA COARE: Amplification and Decay of Convection" [2.1 Mb], 2014. (Back)
Jzyk, Peter, Non-thesis MS, 2014. (Martin)
Pettersen, Claire, "Identifying Ice Hydrometeor Signatures above Summit, Greenland Using a Multi-Instrument Approach" [14 Mb], 2014. (Bennartz)
Rowe, Shellie, "On the Role of Inertial Instability in Stratosphere Troposphere Exchange and the Generation of Inertial Flare-ups near Midlatitude Jets" [23 Mb], 2014. (Hitchman)
Santos, Alexis, "Chlorophyll a Variabliity Due to Large-Scale North Atlantic Circulation Changes" [20 Mb], 2014. (McKinley)
Scotty, Erica, "Sensitivity of Atmospheric Pollutants to Changes in Modeled Natural and Anthropogenic Emissions" [18 Mb], 2014. (Holloway)
Trevorrow, Scott, "Numerical Investigation of the Dynamics Leading to Tornadogenesis in a Supercell Environment" [23 Mb], 2014. (Tripoli)
Willmot, Elena, "Aerosol Effects on Satellite Retrievals of Cloud Optical Properties in the South Atlantic Ocean" [1.9 Mb], 2014. (Bennartz)

Ph.D. Theses

Gerth, Jordan, "Sky Cover" [79 Mb], 2014. (Ackerman)
Pavolonis, Mike, "Development of Satellite Remote Sensing Techniques for Quantifying Volcanic Ash Cloud Properties" [183 Mb], 2014. (Ackerman)

Volume 22: Fall 2013 Masters and Ph.D. theses

Masters Theses

Karambelas, Alex, "The Interactions of Biogenic and Anthropogenic Gaseous Emissions with Respect to Aerosol Formation in the United States" [17 Mb], 2013. (Holloway)

Volume 21: Summer 2013 Masters and Ph.D. theses

Masters Theses

Handlos, Zachary, "Estimating Vertical Motion Profile Shape Within Tropical Weather States Over the Ocenas" [1.6 Mb], 2013. (Back)
Li, Ke, "Reduced-Dimensional Retrievals of Precipitation from the TRMM Microwave Imager: Physical Insight and Information Content" [5.9 Mb], 2013. (Petty)
Matus, Alex, "A Global Survey of Aerosol Direct Effects" [16 Mb], 2013. (L'Ecuyer)
Roman, Jacola, "Quantifying the Ability for High Spectral Resolution Infrared Sounders to Detect Regional Precipitable Water Vapor Trends Determined from Global Climate Modles" [94 Mb], 2013. (Ackerman)

Ph.D. Theses

Bassill, Nicholas, "A Collection of Parameterization Studies Highlighting the Importance of Extended Forecast Lengths", 2013. (Morgan)

Volume 20: Spring 2013 Masters and Ph.D. theses

Masters Theses

Line, William, "Using Isentropic Techniques to Improve the Utility of GOES Moisture Observations" [20 Mb], 2013. (Ackerman)

Ph.D. Theses

Holman, Kathleen, "The Atmospheric Information Content of Earth's Far Infrared Spectrum", 2013. (Vimont)
Lin, Agnes Huei Ni, "Assimilation of AIRS radiances for short term regional forecasts using community models", 2013. (Ackerman)", 2013. (Ackerman)

Volume 19: Fall 2012 Masters and Ph.D. theses

Masters Theses

Bassill, Nicholas, "Forecast Track and Intensity Sensitivities of Tropical Cyclones to Various Parameterizations Using the WRF-ARW Model", 2012. (Morgan)
Hart, Caitlin, "Interpretation of Small Particle Signatures in Satellite Observations of Convective Storms" [6.2 Mb], 2012. (Ackerman)
Hildner, Richard, "Observational evidence for anthropogenic effects on Arctic boundary layer clouds over Eureka, Nunavut" [1.5 Mb], 2012. (Tripoli)
Kubicek, Alex, "Flow Fields around falling conical graupel and hte efficiencies with which these graupel collide with cloud droplets" [20 Mb],2012. (Wang)

Ph.D. Theses

Liu, Wei, "Insights from Deglacial Changes in the Southern Ocean and Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation During the Last Deglaciation", 2012. (Liu)
Merelli, Aronne, "The Atmospheric Information Content of Earth's Far Infrared Spectrum" [4.9 Mb], 2012. (Turner)
Nelson, Dianna, "A Statistical Approach to Understanding and Predicting Tropical Storm Formation in the East Pacific Basin" [18 Mb], 2012. (Morgan)

Volume 18: Spring 2012 Masters and Ph.D. theses

Masters Theses

Hiley, Michael, "Triple Frequency Radar Reflectivity Signatures of Snow: Observations and Comparisons to Theoretical Ice Particle Scattering Models", [3.9 Mb], 2012. (Bennartz)
Miller, Nathaniel, "Microwave Radiometer Observations of Surface Based Inversions Above the Greenland Ice Sheet", 2012. (Turner)
Roberts, Jesse, "The Impact on Modeled CFL Uptake in the North Atlantic Due to a Submesoscale Eddy Parameterized", 2012. (McKinley)
Roubert, Lisha, "Assimilation of GOES Infrared Brightness Temperatures with an Ensemble Kolman Filter: Track and Intensity Impacts for Hurricane Rita" [12 Mb], 2012. (Tripoli)
Rydzik, Matthew, "Relationship Between Snow Extent and Mid-Latitude Cyclone Centers From NARR Objectively Derived Storm Position and Snow Cover", 2012. (Desai)
Watkins, Kelsey, "Modeling the Impact of African Dust on the Tropical Atlantic Sea Surface Temperature" [3.9 Mb], 2012. (Vimont)

Ph.D. Theses

Jaffe, Sharon, "Diagnosing Inter-modal variability of Northern Hemisphere Jet Stream Portrayal in 17 CMIP3 Global Climate Models" [3 Mb], 2012. (Vimont/Martin)
Sitkowski, Matthew, "Investigation and prediction of hurricane eyewall replacement cycles" [4.0 Mb], 2012. (Ackerman)
Sulman, Benjamin, "Peatland carbon cycle responses to hydrological change at time scales from years to centuries : impacts on model simulations and regional carbon budgets" [2.4 Mb], 2011. (Desai)

Volume 17: Fall 2011 Masters and Ph.D. theses

Masters Theses

Bagley, Justin E. S., "Impacts of land cover change : energy regulatoin, breadbasket production, and precipitation" [26 Mb], 2011. (Desai)
Gerth, Jordan, "Improving cloud and moisture representation by assimilating GOES Sounder products into numerical weather prediction initial conditions" [3.7 Mb] 2011. (Ackerman)
Janzon, Erik, "Data assimilation of a network of ground-based boundary layer profilers : changing the horizontal density of observations," 2011. (Turner)
Sears, John, "Investigating the role of upper-levels in tropical cyclogenesis" [4.8 Mb], 2011. (Ackerman)
Wehrenberg, Mark, "Interpreting Chinese cave δ18 O : a study of the effect of monsoon changes in an isotope-enabled GCM," 2011. (Liu)

Ph.D. Theses

Smirnov, Dimitry, "Extratropical forcing of tropical Atlantic variability", [6.1 Mb] 2011. (Vimont)

Volume 16: Summer 2011 Masters and Ph.D. theses

Masters Theses

Bauer, Jace J., "A fresh look at the Type A/Type B cyclogenesis paradigm: the partitioned quasi-geostrophic omega perspective," 2011. (Martin)
Behnke, Ruben, "The role of elevation on temperature trends in the Western United States : a comparison of two statistical methods" [6.7 Mb], 2011. (Desai)
Monette, Sarah, "Tropical applications of an objective satellite-based overshooting top detection algorithm" [8.3 Mb], 2011. (Ackerman)
Smalley, Mark A., "Effects of spectral response function differences on CO2 slicing with an application to cloud climatologies" [1.6 Mb], 2011. (Ackerman)
Vinson, Kenneth, "Validation of methane products from the amospheric infrared sounder (AIRS) during the Arctic research fo the composition of the troposphere from aircraft and satellites (ARCTAS) mission" [1 Mb], 2012. (Ackerman)
Welhouse, Lee, "Composite analysis of El-Niño Southern Oscillation teleconnections in Antarctica" [7.5 Mb], 2011. (Tripoli)

Ph.D. Theses

Lang, Andrea Lopez, "Structure and evolution of lower stratospheric frontal zones" [29 Mb], 2011. (Martin)

Volume 15: Spring 2011 Masters and Ph.D. theses

Masters Theses

Leung, Hester Wing Yee, "Potential Reduction of Uncertainty in Passive Microwave Precipitation retrieval by the Inclusion of Dynamical and Thermodynamical Constraints as the Cloud Dynamics Radiation Database Approach" [9.1 Mb], 2011. (Tripoli)

Ph.D. Theses

He, Feng, "Simulating Transient Climate Evolution of the Last Deglaciation with CCSM3" [7 Mb], 2011. (Liu)
Wagner, Timothy, "A Method for Retrieving the Cumulus Entrainment Rate from Ground-based Observations" [3.3 Mb], 2011. (Turner)

Volume 14: Fall 2010 Masters and Ph.D. theses

Masters Theses

Fay, Amanda R., "Estimated Global Ocean Carbon Trends Using In-Situ pCO2 Observations" [7.8 Mb], 2010. (McKinley)
Henz, Daniel R., "A Modeling Study of the Tropical Tropopause" [3.1 Mb], 2010. (Tripoli)
Moberg, Claus C., "The Impact of Model Resolution on Simulations of Extreme Ozone Air Pollution Events Over the Western United States," 2010. (Holloway)
Mozer, Kathryn W., "Interannual and Seasonal Variations in Marine Boundary Layer Cloud Fraction and Lower Tropospheric Static Stability Using Satellite Observations and Global Climate Model Output" [1 Mb], 2010. (Ackerman)

Ph.D. Theses

Bennington, Valerie S., "Carbon Cycle Variability of the North Atlantic Ocean and Lake Superior" [9 Mb], 2010. (McKinley)
Hoover, Brett T., "Dynamical Sensitivity Analysis of Tropical Cyclone Steering and Genesis Using an Adjoint Model" [18 Mb], 2010. (Morgan)

Volume 13: Summer 2010 Masters and Ph.D. theses

Masters Theses

Ahue, William, "Regional Carbon Fluxes and Boundary Layer Heights From the Airborne Carbon in the Mountains Experiment" [1 Mb] 2010. (Desai)
Cuzzone, Joshua, "The Role of Clouds in Influencing the Trajectory of the Arctic Climate," 2010. (Vimont)
Jaffe, Sharon C., "Synoptic-Climatology of Episodic, Sub-Seasonal Retractions of the Pacific Jet" [3 Mb], 2010. (Martin)

Ph.D. Theses

Liu, Chian-Yi, "Remote sensing of the upper troposphere state of storms using space-borne high spectral resolution infrared measurements" [4.9 Mb], 2010. (Ackerman)
Su, Shih-Hao, "A Numerical Study of Convectively Generated Gravity Waves Atop Thunderstorms," 2010. (Wang)

Volume 12: Spring 2010 Masters and Ph.D. theses

Masters Theses

Davis, Sarah J., "Model-Based Assessment of Orographic Bias in Surface Precipitation Measurements on Jan Mayen Island," 2010. (Petty)
Holman, Kathleen D., "Understanding Extreme Precipitation Events in Climate Simulations of the Twentieth and Twenty-first Centuries in Madison, Wisconsin," 2010. (Vimont)
Kolat, Utkan, "Re-evaluation of HIRS Detection of High Clouds," 2010. (Ackerman)
Razenkov, Ilya, "Characterization of a Geiger-Mode Avalanche Photodiode Detector for High Spectral Resolution Lidar," 2010. (Ackerman)

Ph.D. Theses

Kulie, Mark, "Active and Passive Microwave Remote Sensing of Higher Latitude Precipitation" [5.5 Mb], 2010. (Bennartz)
Wu, Longtao, "Potential Vorticity Inversion Diagnosis of the Development of Polar Lows" [4.2 Mb], 2010. (Petty)

Volume 11: Fall 2009 Masters and Ph.D. theses

Masters Theses

Beitlich, Jacob, "Distribution of Hydrometeors Inside the Updrafts and Downdrafts of Simulated Thunderstorms," 2009. (Wang)
Hartung, Dan, "The Influence of an Evolving Wave Guide on the Life Cycle of an Undular Bore and its Interaction with a Shallow, Intense Cold Front," 2009. (Martin)
Miretzky, Brian J., "A Model Based Analysis of the Synoptic and Mesoscale Processes Associated with Subsidence Into Western Great Lakes Wildfire Environment" [6.5 Mb] 2009. (Martin)
Niebuhr, Emily, "A Costally Trapped Wind Reversal Along the Gulf of Alaska," 2009. (Hitchman)
Park, Chang Hwan, "Assimilation of Radar Observations using Approximate Background Error Covariances," 2009. (Bennartz)
Sulman, Benjamin, "A Comparison of Carbon Dioxide, Water, and Energy Fluxes at at Drying Shrub Wetland in Northern Wisconsin, USA with Nearby Wetland and Forest Sites" [1.2 Mb] 2009. (Desai)

Ph.D. Theses

Harkey, Monica, "Idealized Ice Nuclei's Effects on the Distribution of Water Vapor Over the Amazon Basin" [8.4 Mb], 2009. (Hitchman)
Rogal, Marek, "Dynamical Redistribution of Column Ozone in the Southern Hemisphere" [29 Mb], 2009. (Hitchman)

Volume 10: Summer 2009 Masters and Ph.D. theses

Masters Theses

Smirnov, Dimitry, "The Atlantic Meridional Mode: Observations, Modeling and Predictability," 2009. (Vimont)

Volume 9: Spring 2009 Masters and Ph.D. theses

Masters Theses

Rausch, John, "Global Assessment of the Microphysical Properties of Marine Boundary Layer Clouds Using a Long-Term Satellite Climatology," 2009. (Bennartz)

Ph.D. Theses

de Boer, Gijs, "An improved understanding of the lifecycle of mixed-phase stratiform clouds through observations and simulation" [5.8 Mb], 2009. (Tripoli)
Evan, Amato, "The Role of Aerosols in Northern Tropical Atlantic Sea Surface Temperature Anomalies" [4.6 Mb], 2009. (Bennartz)
Li, Zhenglong, "Improvements and Applications of Atmospheric Soundings from Geostationary Platform" [5.5 Mb] 2009. (Ackerman)
Spak, Scott, N., "Characterizing chemical transport of ozone and fine particles in the Great Lakes region" [6 Mb] 2009. (Holloway)

Volume 8: Fall 2008 Masters and Ph.D. theses

Masters Theses

Bickford, Erica E, "Land-Atmosphere Coupling and Drought Persistence in Observations and Model Simulations of 20th Century and 21st Century Climate Change" [12 Mb] 2008. (DeWeaver)
Franklin, Morgan, "Parameterizing the Marine Silicon Cycle: Effects on Modern Ocean Biogeochemistry," 2008. (Hitchman)
Kluzinski, Elizabeth A., "A Meteorological Study of Mercury Transport and Wet Deposition to Wisconsin," 2008. (Hitchman)
Zachar, Nicholas A., "Ozone Transport Pathways in the Southern Hemisphere during the Winter-Spring Transition," 2008. (Hitchman)

Ph.D. Theses

Bi, Li, "A Two-Season Impact Study of ASCAT and Windsat Surface Wind Retrievals in the NCEP Global Data Assimilation System" [7.6 Mb], 2008. (Morgan)

Volume 7: Summer 2008 Masters and Ph.D. theses

Masters Theses

Argenti, John Paul, "Simulated Changes of the North African Monsoon in Response to Artificially Increased Tree Cover Over a Semi-Arid Region During the Middle Holocene," 2008. (Liu)
Bagley, Justin E., "Data Assimilation in the NCAR Community Atmosphere Model" [10.8 Mb], 2008. (DeWeaver)
He, Feng, "The Nature of the Decadal Variability of Surface Climate Over the North Atlantic Ocean: Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere-Sea Ice Interaction Organized by Damped Ocean Mode" [4.6 Mb], 2008. (Liu)

Volume 6: Spring 2008 Masters and Ph.D. theses

Masters Theses

Hoover, Brett, "Tropical Cyclone Steering as a Potential Vorticity Advection Process:The Role of Cumulus Parameterization in the Definition of an Optimal Steering Column" [74 Mb], 2008. (Morgan)
Ullman, David, "North Atlantic Carbon Cycle Response to Climate Variability" [5.8 Mb] 2008. (McKinley)

Ph.D. Theses

Lazzara, Matthew A., "A Diagnostic Study of Antarctic Fog" [36 Mb], 2008. (Ackerman)
Zhong, Yafang, "On the Origin oand Mechanism of the Pacific Multidecadal Climate Variability in CCSM3: A Combined Statistical and Dynamical Study" [6.2 Mb], 2008. (Liu)

Volume 5: Fall 2007 Masters and Ph.D. theses

Masters Theses

Fontaine, Abigail B., "Investigation of mid-latitude excitation of tropical variability in the Pacific," 2007. (Vimont)
Hassenzahl, Holly C. DeRose, "Numerical Investigations of a Tornado Vortex Using Vorticity Confinement" [5 Mb], 2007. (Tripoli)
Hulme, Andrew L., "Tropical Transition in the Subtropical Atlantic," 2007. (Martin)
Lazear, Ross A., "The Effects of Diabatic Heating on Upper-tropospheric Anticyclogenesis" [12 Mb], 2007. (Morgan)
Maddux, Brent C., "Variability within the global cloud field as seen by MODIS," 2007. (Ackerman)
Parker, Andrew C., "Interannual variability of polar stratospheric clouds over Antarctica," 2007. (Hitchman)

Ph.D. Theses

Johnson, Benjamin, "Multi-frequency passive microwave and dual-frequency radar remote sensing of snowfall" [9.8 Mb], 2007. (Petty)

Volume 4: Summer 2007 Masters and Ph.D. theses

Masters Theses

Lang, Andrea A. Lopez, "The influence of shearwise vertical motion on the development of an intense upper-level front" [16 Mb], 2007. (Martin)
Staude, Jessica A, "Poleward Propagating Weather Systems in Antarctica" [3 Mb] 2007. (Ackerman)

Ph.D. Theses

Hashino, Tempei, "Explicit Simulation of Ice Particle Habits in a Numerical Weather Prediction Model," [9 Mb] 2007. (Tripoli)
Santek, David, "The Global Impact of Satellite-Derived Polar Winds on Model Forecasts," [3 Mb], 2007. (Ackerman)

Volume 3: Spring 2007 Masters and Ph.D. theses

Masters Theses

Dworak, Richard J., "Historical AVHRR Satellite-Derived Winds Archive (1982-2002), Validatoin and Comparison to the ERA-40" [8 Mb], 2007. (Ackerman)
Jaye, Stephen M., "Determining the Likelihood of Severe Weather Based on Model Output," 2007. (Tripoli)
Knuth, Shelley L., "Estimation of Snow Accumulation in Antarctica Using Automated Acoustic Depth Gauge Measurements" [5.9 Mb], 2007. (Tripoli)
Sieglaff, Justin M., "Sensitivity of High Spectral Resolution Infrared Sounders to Thermodynamic Variability of the Lower Troposphere," 2007. (Ackerman)
Woods, Heather L., "Meteorological processes affecting aerosols in the Great Lakes region," 2007. (Holloway)

Ph.D. Theses

Lewis, William E., "The impact of spaceborne doppler radar observations on the simulation of a tropical cyclone" [4.7 Mb] 2007. (Tripoli)

Volume 2: Fall 2006 Masters and Ph.D. theses

Masters Theses

Borg, Lori A., "Investigation of Marine Boundary Layer Clouds from Satellite," 2006. (Bennartz)
Hoffman, Jay P., "A Comparison of GOES WF ABBA and MODIS Fire Products," 2006. (Ackerman)
Hokanson, Erin P., "The effects of solar penetration on a coupled general circulation model," 2006 (Liu)
Ong, Everest T., "Response of South American Climate to Orbital Forcing from Middle Holocene to Present," 2006. (Liu)
Wagner, Timothy J., Subhourly Profiling of Atmospheric Stability During Southern Great Plains Severe Weather Events" [9 MB], 2006. (Ackerman)

Liu, Yinghui, "Possible causes of recent changes in the arctic cloud cover, surface temperature and temperature inversions" [5.9 MB], 2006. (Liu)
Decker, Steven G., "Potential vorticity inversion in terrain-following coordinates with applications to morphological data assimilation" [8 MB], 2006. (Martin)

Volume 1: Spring 2006 Masters and Ph.D. theses

Masters Theses

Hoch, Joseph A., "The cloud dynamics and radiation database : a focus on orographic precipitation"[7 MB], 2006. (Tripoli)
Richards, Michael S., "Volcanic ash cloud heights uging the MODIS CO2-slicing algorithm" [5.8 MB], 2006. (Ackerman)

* This is an unofficial journal of working papers written by undergraduate and graduate students of the Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Department at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. These papers are not intended to be used as official references.
Please direct any questions or feedback to Pete Pokrandt: poker@aos.wisc.edu

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