The 2018 Blue Book, by list of authors

01.Assimilation of atmospheric and land observations. Data impact and sensitivity studies. Methodological advances
Author(s)Paper titleCountryPages
C.F.Bastarz, L.F.Sapucci, J.G.Z.MattosA background error covariance matrix for the CPTEC data assimilation systemBrazil1-03
C.F.Bastarz, D.L.Herdies, L.F.SapucciGSI-based hybrid 3DVAR data assimilation for the BAM-CPTEC/INPEBrazil1-05
T.-C. Chen, E. KalnayCycling Proactive Quality Control in GFS modelUSA1-07
T.-C. Chen, E. KalnayProactive Quality Control in Lorenz (1996) modelUSA1-09
J.G.Z de Mattos, A. Frassoni, L. G. G. de GonLand Data Assimilation at CPTEC/INPE Atmospheric Global Circulation ModelBrazil1-11
D.Gayfulin, M.Tsyrulnikov, A.UspenskyEvaluation and Correction of Observations in Atmospheric Channels of the Satellite Microwave Radiometer MTVZA-GYRussia1-13
V.A.GordinAbout inertia of measurement devicesRussia1-15
D.Groff, K.Ide, Y.Zhu, R.Mahajan, D.Kleist, A.Collard, J.DerberEnsemble-based Observation Impact Development at EMCUS1-17
H.Owada, Y.Hirahara and M.MoriyaRecent updates on the usage of GNSS RO data in JMAJapan1-19
H. Seko, K. Koizumi, T. Yoshihara, A. Senoguchi and T. KogaData assimilation experiments of SSR mode-s downlink data using Meso-NAPEX system of JMAJapan1-21
K.Shimoji, I.Okabe, M.KazumoriOperational use of Meteosat-11 Atmospheric Motion Vectors (AMVs) and Clear-Sky Radiance (CSR) Data in JMA's Global NWP SystemJapan1-23
H.R.Winterbottom, J.Sippel, A.Mehra, V.TallapragadaAn Algorithm for the Use of Tropical Cyclone GPS Dropsondes within Operational Numerical Weather Prediction SystemsUS1-25
K. YamashitaPreliminary assessment and assimilation of Himawari-8 Rapid Scan Atmospheric Motion Vector data for typhoonsJapan1-27

02.Data sets, diagnostic and dynamical investigations, statistical post-processing, reanalysis, and associated studies
Author(s)Paper titleCountryPages
M.G. Akperov, I.I. Mokhov, M.A. DembitskayaCyclone and anticyclone activity over the Lake Baikal basinRussia2-03
O. A. Aldukhov and I. V. ChernykhTrends of wind speed in low troposphere from radiosonde data of Russian Arctic stationsRussia2-05
A.Chernokulsky, F.KozlovPrecipitation type redistribution toward convective rainfall increase over Northern Eurasia in 1965-2017Russia2-07
I.V. Chernykh and O.A. AldukhovTrends in Frequency of Overcast Clouds over Arctic Region of RussiaRussia2-09
N. Earl, I. SimmondsTrends in global fire occurrence and the role of large-scale atmospheric driversAustralia2-11
I.I. Mokhov, A.V. TimazhevAtmospheric blockings in the Northern Hemisphere: Effects of El Niño and Pacific Decadal OscillationRussian Federation2-13
I.I. Mokhov, A.V. TimazhevAtmospheric blockings: Relative frequency of different typesRussian Federation2-15
I.I. Mokhov, M.R. ParfenovaRelationship between the Caspian Sea level and the Arctic sea ice extentRussia2-17
I.I. Mokhov, M.R. ParfenovaLink of the Barents Sea ice extent with El-Nino phenomenaRussia2-19
I.I. Mokhov, A.V. Timazhev, V.P. YushkovSqualls with a hurricane wind in MoscowRussian Federation2-21
M.R. Parfenova, I.I. MokhovRegional intraseasonal anomalies in transitional seasons in Northern EurasiaRussia2-23
S.Paturi, I.Rivin, Z.Garraffo, J.Cummings, H.C.Kim, Y.Hao, A.MehraEvaluation of Quality Control Methods and their influence on HYCOM model BackgroundUS2-25
A.E. PokhilEvolution and tracks of tropical cyclones in 2016 in the Pacific OceanRussia2-27
I. Simmonds, D. ThornSectorial variations in the Antarctic circumpolar trough and inferences for the Ekman transport of sea iceAustralia2-29
M. Zhang, H. von StorchDistribution features of travelling eddies in the South China SeaGermany2-31

03.Computational studies including new techniques, parallel processing, GPUs. Effects of model resolution
Author(s)Paper titleCountryPages
E. Harney, P. LynchLaplace Transform Time Integration Scheme in a Baroclinic Model.Ireland3-03

04.Parameterization of atmospheric and surface processes, effects of different physical parameterizations
Author(s)Paper titleCountryPages
K. ArakiHigh-Resolution Numerical Simulation of Wintertime Orographic Precipitation: Representation of Snowfall CharacteristicsJapan4-03
Ph.L.Bykov V.A.GordinBig data and inverse problem for Ekman - Akerblom modelRussia4-05
A. Frassoni, D. A. Franca, A.D. Chovert, F.B. Silva, G.Pereira, D. Eiras, V. Oliveira, S.R. Freitas,K. Longo, M.AlonsoPREP-CHEM-SRC VERSION 1.8: improvements to better represent local urban and biomass burning emissions over South AmericaBrazil4-07
P.Marquet, G.Canut, W.MaurelAn evaluation of the Energy budget computed with observed Enthalpy surface fluxesFrance4-09
A.Wada, H. Yoshimura, M. NakagawaSensitivity of the prediction of Typhoon Lionrock (2016) to the parameter in the cloud scheme using the 7-km mesh nonhydrostatic global spectral atmospheric Double Fourier Series Model (DFSM)Japan4-11
A. Wada, H. Yoshimura, M. NakagawaSensitivity of the prediction of Typhoon Lionrock (2016) to the surface boundary scheme using the 7-km mesh nonhydrostatic global spectral atmospheric Double Fourier Series Model (DFSM)Japan4-13

05.Development of and studies with regional and convective-scale atmospheric models and ensembles
Author(s)Paper titleCountryPages
S.Abarca, L.Zhu, A.Mehra, V.TallapragadaSecondary eyewalls in HWRF and HMONUS5-03
A. Hashimoto, M. Niwano, S. Yamaguchi, T. Yamasaki, T. AokiNumerical simulation of lee-side downslope winds near Siorapaluk in northwest GreenlandJapan5-05
J.McQueen, P.Lee, I.Stajner, J.Huang, H.C.Huang, J.KainNOAA's National Air Quality Forecast Capability for Ozone and Fine Particulate MatterUS5-07
J.McQueen, B.Stunder, A.Stein, H.C.Huang, J.KainNWS HYSPLIT atmospheric transport and dispersion modelingUS5-09
G.S. Rivin, I.A. Rozinkina, R.M. Vilfand, E.D. Astakhova, D.V. Blinov, A.A. Kirsanov, E.V. Kuzmina, A.V. Olchev, G.V. Surkova, M.V. Shatunova, N.E. Chubarova, M.M.Chumakov, D.Yu. Alferov, A.Yu. Bundel, V.V. Kopeikin, M.A. Nikitin, A.A. Poliukhov, A.P. Revokatova, E.V. Tatarinovich, E.V. ChuryulinCOSMO-Ru: operational mesoscale numerical weather prediction system of the Hydrometcenter of Russia. Current status and recent developmentsRussia5-11
A. Wada, H. Tsuguti, H. YamadaFormation and propagation of shield-like precipitation pattern in the Eastern China Sea remotely enhanced by Typhoon Nepartak (2016) simulated by an atmosphere-wave-ocean coupled modelJapan5-13

06.Developments in global forecast models, case studies, predictability investigations, global ensembles
Author(s)Paper titleCountryPages
C.F.Bastarz, J.P.Bonatti, L.F.Sapucci, S.N.FigueroaCurrent status and future plans for the CPTEC global ensemble prediction systemBrazil6-03
Z.N. BegumInvestigation of Radiative Effects of Atmospheric and Dust Aerosols Using a Modified Global Spectral Model and Its Impact on the Atmospheric Environment and ClimateIndia6-05
M. Denhard, A. Rhodin, H. Frank, H. Anlauf, C. Primo, L. Kirchhuebel, M. Paulat, A. Fernandez del Rio, A. Cress, J. T. Ambadan, G. ZThe global ICON EnsembleGermany6-07
I.I. Mokhov, A.V. TimazhevPredictability of weather-climate anomalies in the North Eurasian regions during transitions from the La Niña conditionsRussian Federation6-09
R.Sekiguchi, Y.Adachi, T.Kanehama, Y.Kubo, K.Miyaoka, A.Nishimura, A.Shimpo, T.YoshidaVerification of JMA's new GEPS for one-month predictionJapan6-11
H.Yamaguchi, D.Hotta, T.Kanehama, K.Ochi, Y.Ota, R.Sekiguchi, A.Shimpo, T.YoshidaIntroduction to JMA's new Global Ensemble Prediction SystemJapan6-13
H. Yonehara, R. Sekiguchi, T. Kanehama, K. Saitou, T. Kinami, A. Shimokobe, D. Hotta, R.Nagasawa, H. Sato, M. Ujiie, T. Kadowaki, S. Yabu, K. Yamada, M. Nakagawa, T. TokuhiroUpgrade of JMA's s operational global NWP systemJapan6-15

07.Global and regional climate models, sensitivity and impact experiments, response to external forcing, monthly and seasonal forecasting
Author(s)Paper titleCountryPages
M.M. Arzhanov, S.N. DenisovModeling of a permafrost response to extreme temperature eventsRussia7-03
S. Denisov, M. ArzhanovEstimations of natural methane fluxes taking into account the wetland area dynamicsRussia7-05
I.I. Mokhov, A.V. TimazhevPrecipitation-temperature relationship in spring-summer for Eurasian regions: Model projectionsRussian Federation7-07
M.R.Parfenova, M.M.Arzhanov, A.V.Eliseev, I.I.MokhovNumerical simulation of permafrost thermal structure in West SiberiaRussia7-09
N. Sidorenkov, I. WilsonThe 206-day lunar cycle of temperature anomalies in 2016/17Russian Federation; Australia7-11
N. Sidorenkov, K. SumerovaSpring tides in the atmosphereRussian Federation7-13

08.Development of and advances in ocean, sea-ice, and wave modelling and data assimilation
Author(s)Paper titleCountryPages
S.Flampouris, M.Pondeca, J.Whiting, J.Carley, J.Alves, R.Yang, S.LevineHourly Analysis of Significant Wave Height by the UnRestricted Mesoscale Analysis System at NCEPUS8-03
Z.Garraffo, S.Paturi, J.Cummings, I.Rivin, T.Spindler, H.C.Kim, Y.Hao, A.MehraLoop Current in Gulf of Mexico Hindcasts at Different ResolutionsUS8-05
H.C.Kim, C.Lozano, A.Mehra, Z.GarraffoComparisons of Two Biogeochemical Models Embedded in HYbrid Coordinate Ocean Model (HYCOM) Based Global Ocean Circulation ModelUS8-07
H.C.Kim, J.Cummings, Z.Garraffo, A.Mehra, E.Bayler, S.PaturiAssimilation of science-quality ocean color products from Visible Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) into HYbrid Coordinate Ocean Model (HYCOM)US8-09
V.Krasnopolsky, R.M.Campos, J.H.Alves, S.PennyNonlinear Wave Ensemble Averaging using Neural NetworksUS8-11
S.Nadiga, V.Krasnopolsky, A.Mehra, E.Bayler, S.Paturi, Z.Garraffo, H.C.Kim, I.RivinUsing a Neural Network Model Coupled to a Real-Time Ocean Forecast System for Short-Term Ocean Color PredictionsUS8-13
B.S. Strukov, Yu.D. ResnyanskiiAnnual and semiannual cyclicity of the upper ocean temperature from model simulationsRussia8-15
T. Shengquan, H. von Storch, C. Xueen"Noise" generation in climatologically driven ocean models with different grid resolutionsPeople's Republic of China; Germany8-17

09.Development of and studies with coupled and Earth system models and data assimilation systems
Author(s)Paper titleCountryPages
A. Wada, N. SeinoNumerical simulations on a local heavy rainfall event south of Kanto region by using a coupled atmosphere-wave-ocean model with the regional air-sea coupled data assimilation system based on NHM-LETKFJapan9-03

10.Forecast verification: methods and studies
Author(s)Paper titleCountryPages
R. DanielsonOn Retrieving Parameters of a Linear Regression Model that Accommodates Error Correlation in Well Sampled DataCanada10-03