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Convective Modeling Group

Journal Papers:


Monthly Weather Review: Vol. 134, pp.3714-3734.
The role of forcing in cell morphology and evolution.
(Jewett, B. F., R. B. Wilhelmson)
[Abstract][Full-text article][Print version]

Monthly Weather Review: Vol. 134, pp.3149-3172.
Electrification and lightning in an idealized boundary-crossing supercell simulation of 2 June 1995.
(Fierro, A. O., M. S. Gilmore, E. R. Mansell, L. J. Wicker, and J. M. Straka)
[Abstract][Full-text article][Print version]

Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology: Vol. 45, pp.1582-1591.
Does the influence of oblate-like distortions of larger raindrops make a difference in collection and evaporation parameterizations?
(Straka, J. M., and M. S. Gilmore)
[Abstract][Full-text article][Print version]

Weather and Forecasting: Vol. 21, pp.433-448.
The 19 April 1996 Illinois tornado outbreak. Part I: Cell evolution and supercell isolation.
(Lee, B. D., B. F. Jewett, and R. B. Wilhelmson)
[Abstract][Full-text article][Print version]

Weather and Forecasting: Vol. 21, pp.449-464.
The 19 April 1996 Illinois tornado outbreak. Part II: Cell mergers and associated tornado incidence.
(Lee, B. D., B. F. Jewett, and R. B. Wilhelmson)
[Abstract][Full-text article][Print version]

Monthly Weather Review: Vol. 134, pp.1121-1139.
Finescale spiral band features within a numerical simulation of Hurricane Opal (1995)
(Romine, G. S., R. B. Wilhelmson)
[Abstract][Full-text article][Print version]

Journal of Applied Meteorology: Vol. 44, pp.1844-1849.
A comparison of conservation of number concentration for the continuous collection of vapor diffusion growth equations using one- and two-moment schemes
(Straka, J. M., M. S. Gilmore, K. M. Kanak, E. N. Rasmussen)
[Abstract][Full-text article][Print version]

Monthly Weather Review: Vol. 132, pp.2610-2697.
Precipitation uncertainty due to variations in precipitation particle parameters within a simple microphysics scheme
(Gilmore, M. S., J. M. Straka, and E. N. Rasmussen)
[Abstract][Full-text article][Print version]

Monthly Weather Review: Vol. 132, pp.1897-1916.
Precipitation and evolution sensitivity in simulated deep convective storms: Comparisons between liquid-only and simple ice & liquid phase microphysics
(Gilmore, M. S., J. M. Straka, and E. N. Rasmussen)
[Abstract][Full-text article][Print version]

Monthly Weather Review: Vol. 132, No. 7, pp. 17921812, 2004.
Numerical simulation of the interaction between the dryline and horizontal convective rolls
(Steven E. Peckham, R. B. Wilhelmson, L. J. Wicker and C. Zeigler)
[Abstract] [Full-text article] [Print version]

Severe Convective Storms, Meteor. Monogr., 28, No. 50, Amer. Meteor. Soc., pp. 123-166, 2001.
Severe Storm Modeling
(Wilhelmson, R. B., and L. J. Wicker)

Monthly Weather Review: Vol.128, No. 7, pp. 2165-2189, 2000.
The influence of topography and lower-troposphere winds on dryline morphology
(Steven E. Peckham and Louis J. Wicker)
[Abstract] [ Full-text article] [ Print version]

Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences: Vol.57, No.14, pp. 2246-2261, 2000.
The numerical simulation of non-supercell tornadogenesis. Part III: Parameter tests investigating the role of CAPE, vortex sheet strength and boundary layer vertical shear
(Bruce D. Lee and Robert B. Wilhelmson)
[Abstract] [Full-text Article] [Print version]

Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences: Vol. 55, No. 20, pp. 3089-3113, 1998.
Evolution and Structure of Tropical Squall Line Elements within a Moderate CAPE and Strong Low-Level Jet Environment
(Chin, Hung-Neng S., Robert B. Wilhelmson)
[Abstract] [Full-text article] [Print version]

Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences: Vol. 54, No. 19, pp. 2387-2415, 1997.
The Numerical Simulation of Nonsupercell Tornadogenesis. Part II: Evolution of a Family of Tornadoes along a Weak Outflow Boundary
(Bruce D. Lee and Robert B. Wilhelmson)
[Abstract] [Full-text article] [Print version]

Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences: Vol. 54, No. 1, pp. 32-60, 1997.
The Numerical Simulation of Nonsupercell Tornadogenesis. Part I: Initiation and Evolution of Pretornadic Misocyclone Circulations along a Dry Outflow Boundary
(Bruce D. Lee and Robert B. Wilhelmson)
[Abstract] [Full-text article] [Print version]


Conference Preprints:


22nd Severe Local Storms (Hyannis, MA 2004)

The simulation of high-precipitation supercells on preexisting boundaries in multicellular environments.
(Houston, A. and R. B. Wilhelmson)

The role of preexisting thermal boundaries in the maintenance and rotation of deep convection in high-CAPE, low-shear environments.
(Houston, A. and R. B. Wilhelmson)

Idealized simulations of the 20 April 2004 Utica, IL supercell.
(Houston, A., G. Romine, M. Gilmore and R. B. Wilhelmson)

Analysis of simulated supercell tornadogenesis.
(Romine, G., M. Gilmore, L. Wicker)

Behind the "supertwister": experiences in science education at NCSA.
(Gilmore, M. and coauthors)

Evolution of tornado-like vortices in a numerically simulated supercell thunderstorm.
(Orf, L. and R. B. Wilhelmson)


14th International Conference on Clouds and Climate (Bologna, Italy, 2004)

Centrifugal precipitation transport in tornadic supercells: An algorithm consistent for use with bulk microphysics schemes
(Gilmore, M. S., R. Davies-Jones, J. Straka, E. Rasmussen, and R. Wilhelmson)

Constant slope or constant intercept? The impact on precipitation using single-moment microphysics
(Gilmore, M. S., S. C. van den Heever, J. M. Straka, R. Wilhelmson, W. R. Cotton, and E. N. Rasmussen)


20th Weather and Forecasting (Seattle, WA, 2004)

Simulation of the 27 May 1997 central Texas tornadic storms: Cell development and the role of the preexisting boundary.
(Houston, A. and R. B. Wilhelmson)


20th International Conference On Interactive Information Processing Systems (IIPS) (Seattle, WA, 2004)

Collaboration, analysis, and visualization of the future. : MEAD (A Modeling environment for atmospheric discovery).
(Semeraro, D., R. Wilhelmson, D. Bramer, J. Leigh, D. Porter, and J. Ahrens)


19th International Conference On Interactive Information Processing Systems (IIPS) (Long Beach, CA, 2003)

Applying portal technologies to ensemble modeling of convection on the grid.
(Jewett, B. F. , R. B. Wilhelmson, M. K. Ramamurthy, J. Alameda, S. Hampton, A. L. Rossi, and D. Tcheng)

A Hierarchical Volume Renderer Tool for the Atmospheric Sciences.
(Romine, G. S., D. Porter and R. B. Wilhelmson)


21st Conference on Severe Local Storms (San Antonio, TX, August 12-16, 2002)

A High Resolution Numerical Simulation of the Landfall of Hurricane Opal(1995)
(Romine, G. and R. B. Wilhelmson)

Investigating Convective Elements in a High Resolution Simulation of Hurricane Opal(1995)
(Romine, G. and R. B. Wilhelmson)

Numerical Investigation of the Role of Mid-Level Dryness on Tropical Mini-Supercell Behavior
(Romine, G. and R. B. Wilhelmson)

Numerical simulation of cell interaction (PDF) / (Word)
(Jewett, B. F., R. B. Wilhelmson and B. D. Lee)

Numerical Simulation of Flanking Line Phenomena
(Orf, L. and R. Wilhelmson)

Numerical Simulation of Gust Front/Microburst Collision Dynamics
(Orf, Leigh)

Numerical simulation of the interaction between the dryline and horizontal convective rolls
(Peckham, S. E., R. B. Wilhelmson, L. J. Wicker and C. L. Ziegler)


16th Conference on Hydrology (Orlando, FL, January 13-17, 2002)

The WRF Simulation of the 1993 Central U.S. Heavy Rain: Sensitivity to Cloud Microphysics Representation
(Liang, X-Z, K. E. Kunkel, R. B. Wilhelmson, J. Dudhia, and J. X. L. Wang)


18th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography and Hydrology (Orlando, FL, January 13-17, 2002)

Using an Interactive Java-Based Environment to Facilitate Visualization Comprehension
(Bramer, D. J., T. Scheitlin, R. Deardorff, D. Elliott, K. Hay, M. R. Marlino, D. Middleton, R. Pandya, M. K. Ramamurthy, M. Weingroff, and R. B. Wilhelmson)
MS PowerPoint File (1.1 MB)


11th Symposium on Education (Orlando, FL, January 13-17, 2002)

An inquiry-based learning strategy from the Visual Geophysical Exploration Environment (VGEE)

(Pandya, R., D. Bramer, D. Elliott, K. Hay, M. Marlino, D. Middleton, M. Ramamurthy, T. Scheitlin, M. Weingroff, and R. Wilhelmson)
MS PowerPoint File (475 kb)


Dissertation & Theses:


Ph.D. Dissertations

Houston, Adam Lopian, "A numerical study of supercell-boundary anchoring in high bulk Richardson number environments," September 2004, Dr. Robert Wilhelmson
[
Abstract]

Peckham, Steven E., "The influence of topography and lower tropospheric winds on dryline convective initiation," May 1999, Dr. Louis Wicker
[Abstract]

Jewett, Brian Ford, "The initiation and mature structure of strongly forced squall-line thunderstorms," May 1996, Dr. Robert Wilhelmson
[Abstract]

Lee, Bruce Donald, "The numerical simulation of non-supercell tornado-genesis," January 1995, Dr. Robert Wilhelmson
[Abstract]

Wicker, Louis John, "A numerical simulation of a tornado-scale vortex in a three-dimensional cloud model," October 1990, Dr. Robert Wilhelmson
[Abstract]


M.S. Theses

Romine, Glen Scott, "A high resolution numerical simulation of Hurricane Opal (1995)," December 2002, Dr. Robert Wilhelmson
[Abstract]

Mlodzik, Edward Andrew, "Numerical simulation of flanking lines," October 1998, Dr. Robert Wilhelmson
[Abstract]

Muñoz, Luis A., "Structure and evolution of thunderstorms encountering temperature inversions," August 1994, Dr. Robert Wilhelmson
[Abstract]

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