The 2019 Blue Book, by list of authors

01.Assimilation of atmospheric and land observations. Data impact and sensitivity studies. Methodological advances
Author(s)Paper titleCountry
K. ArakiApplication of 1DVAR Technique using Ground-based Microwave Radiometer Data to Estimating Thermodynamic Environments in Winter Convective CloudsJapan
Ph.L.Bykov, V. A.Gordin, L.L.Tarasova, E.V. VasilenkoOperative Objective Analysis of Productive Moisture Fields in the Top Soil Layer: Day-to-Day VariabilityRussia
D. Kleist, C. ThomasData Assimilation in the Next-Generation Global Prediction System Era: Initial Implementation of FV3-based Global Forecast SystemUSA
S. KoyamatsuOperational use of ASCAT coastal wind data in JMA's mesoscale data assimilation systemJapan
H. Liu, A. Collard, J. Derber, S. Nebuda, J. JungEvaluation of GOES-16 Clear-sky Radiance Data and Preliminary Assimilation Results at NCEPUSA
H. Murata, N. KamekawaOperational use of NOAA-20 ATMS and CrIS radiance data in JMA's global NWP systemJapan
I. OkabeOperational use of surface-sensitive clear-sky radiance data in JMA's mesoscale NWP systemJapan
I. OkabeOperational use of surface-sensitive clear-sky radiance data in JMA's global NWP systemJapan
Y. OtaBias correction of aircraft temperature data in JMA's mesoscale data assimilation systemJapan
R.J. Purser, M. RancicMultigrid Beta function approach for modeling of background error covariances in the Real Time Mesoscale AnalysisUSA
H. Seko, K. Koizumi, Y. ShojiImpact of data assimilation of Shipborne GNSS data on rainfall forecastJapan
Y. Tani, Y. OtaEnhanced use of ground-based GNSS data in JMA's mesoscale data assimilation systemJapan
R. Yang, R.J. Purser, J.R. Carley, M.Pondeca, Y. Zhu, S. Levine, W. WuApplying a nonlinear transformation to the analysis of surface visibility and cloud ceiling heightUSA
X. Zhang, J.R. Carley, J. Derber, A. Collard, M. PondecaAssimilation of S-NPP VIIRS Land Surface Temperature into NCEP RTMA AK DomainUSA
Y. Zhu, G. Gayno, R.J. Purser, X. Su, R. YangAssimilation of cloudy ATMS radiances at NCEPUSA

02.Data sets, diagnostic and dynamical investigations, statistical post-processing, reanalysis,and associated studies
Author(s)Paper titleCountry
O. A. Aldukhov, I. V. ChernykhTrends of wind speed in low troposphere from global radiosonde dataRussia
I.V. Chernykh, O.A. AldukhovEstimates of Cloud Layers Number from Global Atmospheric Radiosounding DataRussia
E. Churiulin, V. Kopeykin, I. RozinkinaPre-operational runs of atmospheric model COSMO-Ru with initial snow data from 1D multilayer snow model SnoWERussia
Z. Mariani, S. Melo, P. Joe, B.Crawford, W. Burrows, B. Casati, K.StrawbridgeThe Canadian Arctic Weather Science (CAWS) Iqaluit and Whitehorse Meteorological SupersitesCanada
I.I. Mokhov, M.R. ParfenovaLink of the Arctic and Antactic sea ice extent with El Nino phenomenaRussia
I.I. Mokhov, M.R. ParfenovaChanges of the Selenga River runoff in the Lake Baikal basin and their relationship to El Nino phenomenaRussia
I.I.MokhovLong-term variations in relationships of ionospheric F2-layer parameters based on different solar activity indicesRussia
M.R. Parfenova, I.I. MokhovVariations in links of key modes of interdecadal climate variability with El Nino phenomenaRussia
K. Reid, I. Simmonds, C. Vincent, A. KingTrends in the occurrence of Australian northwest cloudbandsAustralia
I. Rudeva, I. Simmonds, D. Crock, G. BoschatSouthern Hemisphere fronts and their role in changes in the Hadley Cell extentAustralia
S. Tang, H. von Storch, X. ChenThe scale dependency of the signal-to-noise ratio in a regional oceanic systemChina, Germany
D. Thorn, I. Simmonds, A. KingCoupled changes in Antarctic sea ice and cyclones on the daily time scaleAustralia
A.V. Timazhev, I.I. MokhovVariations of precipitation-temperature relationship in spring-summer for Eurasian regionsRussia

03.Computational studies including new techniques, parallel processing, GPUs. Effects of model resolution
Author(s)Paper titleCountry
A.Bezzubtsev,Ph.L.Bykov, V.A.GordinThree-dimensional visualization of atmospheric frontsRussia
P. LynchLaplace Transforms and Exponential IntegratorsIreland
J. Pudykiewicz, C.ClancyIntegration of the Euler equations with the exponential methodCanada
K. Veljovic, F. MesingerReasons for the cut-cell Eta skill vs. ECMWF in ensemble experiments ?Serbia
W. Wang, B. Liu, Z. Zhang, L. Zhu, A. Mehra, V. TallapragadaComparisons of high-resolution simulations of tropical cyclones with a single domain and nested domainsUSA

04.Parameterization of atmospheric and surface processes, effects of different physical parameterizations
Author(s)Paper titleCountry
K. ArakiNumerical Simulation of Potential Impact of Aerosols on Heavy Snowfall Events Associated with Japan-Sea Polar-Airmass Convergence ZoneJapan
A. Belochitski, V. KrasnopolskyHow Robust are Neural Network Emulations of Model Physics with Respect to Changes in Model Phase Space?USA
A. Belochitski, S. Krueger, S. Moorthi, P. Bogenschutz, A. ChengSimplified High Order Closure in FV3 GFSUSA
P. MarquetA new way to compute the energy budget in GCMs and NWP models with the use of the enthalpy flux: the EBEX-2000 campaignFrance
P.Marquet, L.Descamps, F.BouysselA new "grid-point storm control'' scheme in the ARPEGE NWP modelFrance

05.Development of and studies with regional and convective-scale atmospheric models and ensembles
Author(s)Paper titleCountry
T. Black, J. Abeles, B. Blake, D. Jovic, E. Rogers, Y. Lin, L.C.Dawson, J.R.CarleyA Standalone Limited Area Capability for the Finite-Volume Cubed-Sphere Dynamic CoreUSA
A. Cheng, S. Moorthi, Y.T. Hou, J. Kain, F. YangImplementation and Evaluation of MG3 microphysics in FV3GFSUSA
A.Hashimoto, T.Mori, T.Shimbori, A.TakagiAn experiment in numerical prediction of volcanic gas transportationJapan
A.Hashimoto, N.Orikasa, T.Tajiri, Y.Zaizen, M.MurakamiNumerical simulation of shallow cloud formation in the United Arab EmiratesJapan
J. McQueen, B. Stunder, A. Stein, H.C. Huang, J. KainNWS HYSPLIT atmospheric transport and dispersion modelingUSA
J. McQueen, P. Lee, I. Stajner, J. Kain, J. Huang, H.C. Huang, L. PanNOAA's National Air Quality Forecast Capability for Ozone and Fine Particulate MatterUSA
W. Wang, L. Zhu, H.S. Kim, D. Iredell, J. Dong, Z. Zhang, A. Mehra, V. TallapragadaNCEP HMON-based hurricane ensemble forecast systemUSA
Z. Zhang, W. Wang, L. Zhu, B. Liu, K. Wu, A. Mehra, V. TallapragadaNCEP HWRF-based Hurricane Ensemble Prediction SystemUSA

06.Developments in global forecast models, case studies, predictability investigations, global ensembles
Author(s)Paper titleCountry
Z.N. BegumNumerical Global Atmospheric Model Findings vis-a-vis International Experiments, I-STEP, INDOEX and GEWEX, relevant to Atmospheric Environment and Global ClimateIndia
I.I.MokhovCold winters in the North Eurasian regions: Risk assessment of El Niño effectsRussia
I.I. Mokhov, A.V. TimazhevPhase transitions for different El Niño types and periodsRussia
I.I. Mokhov, A.V. TimazhevPredictability of weather-climate anomalies in the North Eurasian regions for different ENSO transitions during last decadesRussia
Y. Ota, M. Ikegami, H. YamaguchiUpgrade of initial perturbations made using the Local Ensemble Transform Kalman Filter in JMA's Global EPSJapan
R. Sun, F. Yang, Y.T. Hou, J. Kain, Y. Zhu, X. Zhou, B. Fu, J. Wang, V. Tallapragada, J. HanInteractions between GFDL Cloud Microphysics and RRTMG Radiation in NCEP FV3GFSUSA
W. Zheng, J. Kain, J. Han, S. Moorthi, R. Sun, H. Wei, F. YangReduction of 2-m Temperature Forecasting Errors in the NCEP Global Forecast SystemUSA
W. Zheng, K. Mitchell, M. Ek, J. Kain, H. WeiReduction of Excessive Cold Bias in GFS 2-m Temperature Forecasts in Snow-Free SeasonsUSA

07.Global and regional climate models, sensitivity and impact experiments, response to external forcing, monthly and seasonal forecasting
Author(s)Paper titleCountry
M.M. Arzhanov, S.N. Denisov, M.R. Parfenova, K.E. MuryshevRegional climate changes in the Holocene according to model estimatesRussia
S.N. Denisov, M.M. ArzhanovModel assessment of contribution of natural and anthropogenic GHG emissions from Russian regions to climate change in the 21st centuryRussia
A. Frassoni, A.Benedetti, F.Vitart, F. EngelbrechtThe Second Phase of the WGNE Aerosol Project: Evaluating aerosol impacts on Numerical Weather and Subseasonal PredictionBrasil
A. Prabhu, S. K. MandkeFuture change of annual cycle of Indian rainfall and Eurasian snow in the CMIP5 modelsIndia

08.Development of and advances in ocean, sea-ice, and wave modelling and data assimilation
Author(s)Paper titleCountry
I.P. Chunchuzov, I.I. MokhovInfrasound radiation from sea waves: Sensitivity to climate changesRussia
Z.Garraffo, J.Cummings, I.Rivin, S.Paturi, Y.Hao, T.Spindler, A.MehraData Assimilation for the Real Time Ocean Forecast SystemUSA
H.S. Kim, J. Meixner, A. Wallcraft, D. Sheinin, A. Mehra, V. TallapragadaNCEP HWRF-HYCOM-WW3 Forecast SystemUSA

09.Development of and studies with coupled and Earth system models and data assimilation systems
Author(s)Paper titleCountry
A. Prabhu, S. K. MandkeIndian rainfall and Eurasian snow climatology in CMIP5 historical simulationsIndia
A. Wada, H. Yoshimura, M. NakagawaPreliminary numerical experiments on the prediction of Typhoon Lionrock (2016) using the global atmosphere-ocean coupled modelJapan
A. WadaThe impacts of a cold eddy induced by Typhoon Trami (2018) on the intensity forecast of Typhoon Kong-Rey (2018)Japan
A. Wada, R. P. GileRoles of ocean coupling and cumulus parameterization in predicting rainfall amounts caused by landfalling typhoons in the PhilippinesJapan
A. WadaThe impacts of preexisting oceanic cold eddies on the intensity forecast of Typhoon Trami (2018) during the mature phaseJapan
A. Wada, H. TomitaComparison of J-OFURO remote-sensing based ocean flux data with numerical simulations by a coupled atmosphere-wave-ocean model in Typhoon Dujuan (2015) caseJapan

10.Forecast verification: methods and studies
Author(s)Paper titleCountry
M. Row, J. LevitNCEP EMC Transition to Using METplus for GFS VerificationUSA