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 titleCountryPages
K. ArakiApplication of 1DVAR Technique using Ground-based Microwave Radiometer Data to Estimating Thermodynamic Environments in Winter Convective CloudsJapan1-03
D. Kleist, C. ThomasData Assimilation in the Next-Generation Global Prediction System Era: Initial Implementation of FV3-based Global Forecast SystemUSA1-05
S. KoyamatsuOperational use of ASCAT coastal wind data in JMA's mesoscale data assimilation systemJapan1-07
H. Liu, A. Collard, J. Derber, S. Nebuda, J. JungEvaluation of GOES-16 Clear-sky Radiance Data and Preliminary Assimilation Results at NCEPUSA1-09
H. Murata, N. KamekawaOperational use of NOAA-20 ATMS and CrIS radiance data in JMA's global NWP systemJapan1-11
I. OkabeOperational use of surface-sensitive clear-sky radiance data in JMA's mesoscale NWP systemJapan1-13
I. OkabeOperational use of surface-sensitive clear-sky radiance data in JMA's global NWP systemJapan1-15
Y. OtaBias correction of aircraft temperature data in JMA's mesoscale data assimilation systemJapan1-17
R.J. Purser, M. RancicMultigrid Beta function approach for modeling of background error covariances in the Real Time Mesoscale AnalysisUSA1-19
H. Seko, K. Koizumi, Y. ShojiImpact of data assimilation of Shipborne GNSS data on rainfall forecastJapan1-21
Y. Tani, Y. OtaEnhanced use of ground-based GNSS data in JMA's mesoscale data assimilation systemJapan1-23
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 heightUSA1-25
X. Zhang, J.R. Carley, J. Derber, A. Collard, M. PondecaAssimilation of S-NPP VIIRS Land Surface Temperature into NCEP RTMA AK DomainUSA1-27
Y. Zhu, G. Gayno, R.J. Purser, X. Su, R. YangAssimilation of cloudy ATMS radiances at NCEPUSA1-29

02.Data sets, diagnostic and dynamical investigations, statistical post-processing, reanalysis,and associated studies
Author(s)Paper titleCountryPages
O. A. Aldukhov and I. V. ChernykhTrends of wind speed in low troposphere from global radiosonde dataRussia2-03
I.V. Chernykh and O.A. AldukhovEstimates of Cloud Layers Number from Global Atmospheric Radiosounding DataRussia2-05
E. Churiulin, V. Kopeykin, I. RozinkinaPre-operational runs of atmospheric model COSMO-Ru with initial snow data from 1D multilayer snow model SnoWERussia2-07
Z. Mariani, S. Melo, P. Joe, B.Crawford, W. Burrows, B. Casati, K.StrawbridgeThe Canadian Arctic Weather Science (CAWS) Iqaluit and Whitehorse Meteorological SupersitesCanada2-09
I.I. Mokhov and M.R. ParfenovaLink of the Arctic and Antactic sea ice extent with El Nino phenomenaRussia2-11
I.I. Mokhov and M.R. ParfenovaChanges of the Selenga River runoff in the Lake Baikal basin and their relationship with El Nino phenomenaRussia2-13
I.I.MokhovLong-term variations in relationships of ionospheric F2-layer parameters based on different solar activity indicesRussia2-15
M.R. Parfenova, I.I. MokhovVariations in links of key modes of interdecadal climate variability with El Nino phenomenaRussia2-17
K. Reid, I. Simmonds, C. Vincent, A. KingTrends in the occurrence of Australian northwest cloudbandsAustralia2-19
I. Rudeva, I. Simmonds, D. Crock, G. BoschatSouthern Hemisphere fronts and their role in changes in the Hadley Cell extentAustralia2-21
S. Tang, H. von Storch, X. ChenThe scale dependency of the signal-to-noise ratio in a regional oceanic systemChina, Germany2-23
D. Thorn, I. Simmonds, A. KingCoupled changes in Antarctic sea ice and cyclones on the daily time scaleAustralia2-25
A.V. Timazhev, I.I. MokhovVariations of precipitation-temperature relationship in spring-summer for Eurasian regionsRussia2-27

03.Computational studies including new techniques, parallel processing, GPUs. Effects of model resolution
Author(s)Paper titleCountryPages
A.Bezzubtsev,Ph.L.Bykov, V.A.GordinThree-dimensional visualization of atmospheric frontsRussia3-03
P. LynchLaplace Transforms and Exponential IntegratorsIreland3-05
J. Pudykiewicz, C.ClancyIntegration of the Euler equations with the exponential methodCanada3-07
K. Veljovic, F. MesingerReasons for the cut-cell Eta skill vs. ECMWF in ensemble experiments ?Serbia3-09
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 domainsUSA3-11

04.Parameterization of atmospheric and surface processes, effects of different physical parameterizations
Author(s)Paper titleCountryPages
K. ArakiNumerical Simulation of Potential Impact of Aerosols on Heavy Snowfall Events Associated with Japan-Sea Polar-Airmass Convergence ZoneJapan4-03
A. Belochitski, V. KrasnopolskyHow Robust are Neural Network Emulations of Model Physics with Respect to Changes in Model Phase Space?USA4-05
A. Belochitski, S. Krueger, S. Moorthi, P. Bogenschutz, A. ChengSimplified High Order Closure in FV3 GFSUSA4-07
P. MarquetA new way to compute the energy budget in GCMs and NWP models with the use of the enthalpy flux: the EBEX-2000 campaignFrance4-09
P.Marquet, L.Descamps, F.BouysselA new "grid-point storm control'' scheme in the ARPEGE NWP modelFrance4-11

05.Development of and studies with regional and convective-scale atmospheric models and ensembles
Author(s)Paper titleCountryPages
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 CoreUSA5-03
A. Cheng, S. Moorthi, Y.T. Hou, J. Kain, F. YangImplementation and Evaluation of MG3 microphysics in FV3GFSUSA5-05
A.Hashimoto, T.Mori, T.Shimbori, A.TakagiAn experiment in numerical prediction of volcanic gas transportationJapan5-07
A.Hashimoto, N.Orikasa, T.Tajiri, Y.Zaizen, M.MurakamiNumerical simulation of shallow cloud formation in the United Arab EmiratesJapan5-09
J. McQueen, B. Stunder, A. Stein, H.C. Huang, J. KainNWS HYSPLIT atmospheric transport and dispersion modelingUSA5-11
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 MatterUSA5-13
W. Wang, L. Zhu, H.S. Kim, D. Iredell, J. Dong, Z. Zhang, A. Mehra, V. TallapragadaNCEP HMON-based hurricane ensemble forecast systemUSA5-15
Z. Zhang, W. Wang, L. Zhu, B. Liu, K. Wu, A. Mehra, V. TallapragadaNCEP HWRF-based Hurricane Ensemble Prediction SystemUSA5-17

06.Developments in global forecast models, case studies, predictability investigations, global ensembles
Author(s)Paper titleCountryPages
Z.N. BegumNumerical Global Atmospheric Model Findings vis-a-vis International Experiments, I-STEP, INDOEX and GEWEX, relevant to Atmospheric Environment and Global ClimateIndia6-03
I.I.MokhovCold winters in the North Eurasian regions: Risk assessment of El Niño effectsRussia6-05
I.I. Mokhov, A.V. TimazhevPhase transitions for different El Niño types and periodsRussia6-07
I.I. Mokhov, A.V. TimazhevPredictability of weather-climate anomalies in the North Eurasian regions for different ENSO transitions during last decadesRussia6-09
Y. Ota, M. Ikegami, H. YamaguchiUpgrade of initial perturbations made using the Local Ensemble Transform Kalman Filter in JMA's Global EPSJapan6-11
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 SystemUSA6-13
W. Zheng, K. Mitchell, M. Ek, J. Kain, H. WeiReduction of Excessive Cold Bias in GFS 2-m Temperature Forecasts in Snow-Free SeasonsUSA6-15

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. Denisov, M.R. Parfenova, K.E. MuryshevRegional climate changes in the Holocene according to model estimatesRussia7-03
S.N. Denisov, M.M. ArzhanovModel assessment of contribution of natural and anthropogenic GHG emissions from Russian regions to climate change in the 21st centuryRussia7-05
A. Frassoni, A.Benedetti, F.Vitart, F. EngelbrechtThe Second Phase of the WGNE Aerosol Project: Evaluating aerosol impacts on Numerical Weather and Subseasonal PredictionBrasil7-07
A. Prabhu, S. K. MandkeFuture change of annual cycle of Indian rainfall and Eurasian snow in the CMIP5 modelsIndia7-11

08.Development of and advances in ocean, sea-ice, and wave modelling and data assimilation
Author(s)Paper titleCountryPages
I.P. Chunchuzov, I.I. MokhovInfrasound radiation from sea waves: Sensitivity to climate changesRussia8-03
Z.Garraffo, J.Cummings, I.Rivin, S.Paturi, Y.Hao, T.Spindler, A.MehraData Assimilation for the Real Time Ocean Forecast SystemUSA8-05
H.S. Kim, J. Meixner, A. Wallcraft, D. Sheinin, A. Mehra, V. TallapragadaNCEP HWRF-HYCOM-WW3 Forecast SystemUSA8-07

09.Development of and studies with coupled and Earth system models and data assimilation systems
Author(s)Paper titleCountryPages
A. Prabhu, S. K. MandkeIndian rainfall and Eurasian snow climatology in CMIP5 historical simulationsIndia9-03
A. Wada, H. Yoshimura, M. NakagawaPreliminary numerical experiments on the prediction of Typhoon Lionrock (2016) using the global atmosphere-ocean coupled modelJapan9-05
A. WadaThe impacts of a cold eddy induced by Typhoon Trami (2018) on the intensity forecast of Typhoon Kong-Rey (2018)Japan9-07
A. Wada, R. P. GileRoles of ocean coupling and cumulus parameterization in predicting rainfall amounts caused by landfalling typhoons in the PhilippinesJapan9-09
A. WadaThe impacts of preexisting oceanic cold eddies on the intensity forecast of Typhoon Trami (2018) during the mature phaseJapan9-11
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) caseJapan9-13

10.Forecast verification: methods and studies
Author(s)Paper titleCountryPages
M. Row, J. LevitNCEP EMC Transition to Using METplus for GFS VerificationUSA10-03