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Journal Papers (from the past 4 years):


Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology: Vol. 47, pp. 375-396, 2008.
The Berry and Reinhardt autoconversion parameterization: A digest.
(Gilmore, M. S., and J. M. Straka)
[Abstract][Full-text article][Print version]

Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology: Vol. 46, pp. 1264-1274, 2007.
The behavior of number concentration tendencies for the continuous collection growth equation using one- and two-moment bulk parameterization schemes.
(Straka, J. M., K. M. Kanak, and M. S. Gilmore)
[Abstract][Full-text article][Print version]

Atmospheric Science Letters: Vol. 8, pp. 29-35, 2007.
Vortex detection in a simulated supercell thunderstorm.
(Orf, L. G., B. D. Semeraro and R. B. Wilhelmson)
[Abstract][Full-text article][Print version]

Monthly Weather Review: Vol. 134, pp. 3714-3734, 2006.
The Role of Forcing in Cell Morphology and Evolution within Midlatitude Squall Lines.
(Jewett, B. F. and R. B. Wilhelmson)
[Abstract][Full-text article][Print version]

Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology: Vol. 45, pp. 1582-1591, 2006.
Does the influence of oblate-like distortions in 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. 923-938, 2006.
A survey of the occurrence of rear-flank descending reflectivity cores in a small sample of supercell storms.
(Rasmussen, E. N., J. M. Straka., M. S. Gilmore, and R. P. Davies-Jones)
[Abstract][Full-text article][Print version]

Monthly Weather Review: Vol. 134, pp.3714-3734, 2006.
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, 2006.
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, 2006.
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, 2006.
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, 2006.
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, 2006.
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, 2005.
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, 2004.
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., 2004
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]

Recent Conference Preprints:


4th European Conf. on Severe Storms (Trieste, Italy, 2007)

A multi-moment, multi-hydrometeor class, bulk microphysics parameterization scheme.
(Straka, J. M. and M. S. Gilmore)

Embryo differences between simulated High and Low Plains storms.
(Cronce, L. M., M. S. Gilmore, R. B. Wilhelmson, and J. M. Straka)

Simulated storm radar signature sensitivity to liquid water storage.
(Gilmore, M. S., U. Blahak, and J. M. Straka, 2007)



23rd Severe Local Storms (Saint Louis, MO 2006)

The Role of Hook Echo Microbursts in Simulated Tornadic Supercells. Part I Association with counter-rotating vortices and tornadogenesis.
(Orf, L., M. S. Gilmore, R. B. Wilhelmson, J. M. Straka and E. N. Rasmussen)

The Role of Hook Echo Microbursts in Simulated Tornadic Supercells. Part II: Sensitivity to Microphysics Parameterization.
(Gilmore, M. S., L. Orf, R. B. Wilhelmson, J. M. Straka and E. N. Rasmussen)

A conceptual dual-polarization framework for the 8 May 2003 Oklahoma City tornadic supercell.
(Romine, G. S., D. W. Burgess and R. B. Wilhelmson)

Numerical Simulation of the 24 April, 2002 storm merger between a left moving storm and supercell.
(Jewett, B. F., R. W. Przybylinski and R. B. Wilhelmson)

Numerical modeling of cell interaction.
(Jewett, B. F., R. B. Wilhelmson and B. D. Lee)

Hail embryo differences between simulated High Plains and Oklahoma storms.
(Cronce, L. M., M. S. Gilmore, R. B. Wilhelmson and J. M. Straka)


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)



Dissertation & Theses:


Ph.D. Dissertations

Romine, Glen Scott "Improving storm-scale analyses of convection via assimilation of polarimetric radar observations," May 2008, Dr. Robert Wilhelmson
[
Abstract]

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

Cronce, Lee, "Hail embryo differences between simulated high plains and Oklahoma storms" 2006, Dr. Robert Wilhelmson
[Abstract]

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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