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  1. Reichle, R.H., R.D. Koster, G.J.M. De Lannoy, B.A. Forman, Q. Liu, S.P.P. Mahanama, and A. Touré, 2011: Assessment and enhancement of MERRA land surface hydrology estimates. J. Climate, 24:24, 6322-6338.

  2. Hu, Z.-Z., A. Kumar, B. Huang, Y. Xue, W. Wang, and B. Jha, 2011: Persistent atmospheric and oceanic anomalies in the North Atlantic from summer 2009 to summer 2010. J. Climate, 24:22, 5812-5830.

  3. Pegion, K., and P.D. Sardeshmukh, 2011: Prospects for improving subseasonal predictions.  Mon. Wea. Rev., 139:11, 3648-3666.

  4. Chronis, T., D.E. Raitsos, D. Kassis, and A. Sarantopoulos, 2011: The summer North Atlantic Oscillation influence on the eastern Mediterranean. J. Climate, 24:21, 5584-5596.

  5. Yang, S., M. Wen, R. Yang, W. Higgins, and R. Zhang, 2011: Impacts of land process on the onset and evolution of Asian summer monsoon in the NCEP climate forecast system. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 28:6, 1301-1317.

  6. Teixeira, J., S. Cardoso, M. Bonazzola, J. Cole, A. DelGenio, C. DeMott, C. Franklin, C. Hannay, C. Jakob, Y. Jiao, J. Karlsson, H. Kitagawa, M. Köhler, A. Kuwano-Yoshida, C. LeDrian, J. Li, A. Lock, M.J. Miller, P. Marquet, J. Martins, C.R. Mechoso, E. v. Meijgaard, I. Meinke, P.M.A. Miranda, D. Mironov, R. Neggers, H.L. Pan, D.A. Randall, P.J. Rasch, B. Rockel, W.B. Rossow, B. Ritter, A.P. Siebesma, P.M.M. Soares, F.J. Turk, P.A. Vaillancourt, A. von Engeln, and M. Zhao, 2011: Tropical and subtropical cloud transitions in weather and climate prediction models: The GCSS/WGNE Pacific cross-section intercomparison (GPCI). J. Climate, 24:20, 5223-5256.

  7. Weaver, S.J., W. Wang, M. Chen, and A. Kumar, 2011: Representation of MJO variability in the NCEP Climate Forecast System. J. Climate, 24:17, 4676-4694.

  8. Hodges, K.I., R.W. Lee, and L. Bengtsson, 2011: A comparison of extratropical cyclones in recent reanalyses ERA-Interim, NASA MERRA, NCEP CFSR, and JRA-25. J. Climate, 24:18, 4888-4906.

  9. Fu, X., B. Wang, J.-Y. Lee, W. Wang, and L. Gao, 2011:) Sensitivity of dynamical intraseasonal prediction skills to different initial conditions. Mon. Wea. Rev., 139:8, 2572-2592.

  10. Han, J., and H.-L. Pan, 2011: Revision of convection and vertical diffusion schemes in the NCEP Global Forecast System. Wea. and Forecasting, 26:4, 520-533.

  11. Kulkarni, M.A., N. Acharya, S.C. Kar, U.C. Mohanty, M.K. Tippett, A.W. Robertson, J.-J. Luo, and T. Yamagata, 2011: Probabilistic prediction of Indian summer monsoon rainfall using global climate models. Theoretical and Applied Climatology.

  12. Zhao, Z., S.-H. Chen, M.J. Kleeman, M. Tyree, D. Cayan, 2011: The impact of climate change on air quality–related meteorological conditions in California. Part I: Present time simulation analysis. J. Climate, 24:13, 3344-3361.

  13. Huang, B., Y. Xue, H. Wang, W. Wang and A. Kumar, 2011:  Mixed layer heat budget of the El Niño in NCEP climate forecast system.  Climate Dynamics, DOI: 10.1007/s00382-011-1111-4.

  14. Achuthavarier, D., V. Krishnamurthy, 2011: Role of Indian and Pacific SST in Indian summer monsoon intraseasonal variability. J. Climate, 24, 2915-2930.

  15. Fan, Y., and H. van den Dool, 2011:  Bias correction and forecast skill of NCEP GFS ensemble week-1 and week-2 precipitation, 2-m surface Air temperature, and soil moisture forecasts .  Wea. Forecasting, 26, 355-370.

  16. Jiang, X., D.E. Waliser, D. Kim, M. Zhao, K.R. Sperber, W.F. Stern, S.D. Schubert, G.J. Zhang, W. Wang, M. Khairoutdinov, R.B. Neale, M.-I. Lee, 2011: Simulation of the intraseasonal variability over the Eastern Pacific ITCZ in climate models. Climate Dynamics, DOI: 10.1007/s00382-011-1098-x.

  17. Wang, J., W. Wang, X. Fu and K.-H. Seo, 2011:  Tropical intraseasonal rainfall variability in the CFSR.  Climate Dynamics, 10.1007/s00382-011-1087-0.

  18. Jones, C., L.M.V. Carvalho, J. Gottschalck, W. Higgins, 2011: The Madden–Julian Oscillation and the relative value of deterministic forecasts of extreme precipitation in the contiguous United States. J. Climate, 24, 2421-2428.

  19. Werth, D., A. Garrett, 2011: Patterns of land surface errors and biases in the Global Forecast System. Mon. Wea. Rev., 139, 1569-1582.

  20. Yang, R., K. Mitchell, J. Meng, and M. Ek, 2011:  Summer-season forecast experiments with the NCEP Climate Forecast System using different land models and different Initial land states.  J. Climate, 24, 2319-2334.

  21. Ndiaye, O., M.N. Ward, W.M. Thiaw, 2011: Predictability of seasonal Sahel rainfall using GCMs and lead-time improvements through the use of a coupled model.  J. Climate, 24, 1931-1949.

  22. Vecchi, G.A., M. Zhao, H. Wang, G. Villarini, A. Rosati, A. Kumar, I.M. Held, R. Gudgel, 2011: Statistical–dynamical predictions of seasonal North Atlantic hurricane activity.  Mon. Wea. Rev., 139, 1070-1082.

  23. Jones, C , J. Gottschalck, L.M.V. Carvalho, W. Higgins, 2011: Influence of the Madden–Julian Oscillation on forecasts of extreme precipitation in the contiguous United States. Mon. Wea. Rev., 139, 332-350.

  24. Chan, S.C., and V. Misra, 2011: Dynamic downscaling of the North American monsoon with the NCEP–Scripps regional spectral model from the NCEP CFS global model. J. Climate, 24, 653-673.

  25. Silva, V.B.S., V. E. Kousky, and R. W. Higgins, 2011: Daily precipitation statistics for South America: An intercomparison between NCEP reanalyses and observations. J. Hydrometeorology, 12, 101-117.

  26. Stefanova, L., V. Misra, J.J. O’Brien, E.P. Chassignet, S. Hameed, 2011: Hindcast skill and predictability for precipitation and two-meter air temperature anomalies in global circulation models over the Southeast United States. Climate Dynamics, DOI: 10.1007/s00382-010-0988-7.

  27. Gao, H., S. Yang, A. Kumar, Z.-Z. Hu, B. Huang, Y. Li, and B. Jha., 2011: Variations of the East Asian Mei-Yu and simulation and prediction by the NCEP Climate Forecast System.  J. Climate, 24, 94-108.

  28. Min, Y.-M., V. N. Kryjov, and J.-H. Oh, 2011: Probabilistic interpretation of regression-based downscaled seasonal ensemble predictions with the estimation of uncertainty.  J. Geophys. Res., 116, D08101, doi:10.1029/2010JD015284.

  29. Kanamitsu, M., and L. DeHaan, 2011: The Added Value Index: A new metric to quantify the added value of regional models. J. Geophys. Res., 116, D11106, doi:10.1029/2011JD015597.

  30. Yuan, X., E.F. Wood, L. Luo, M. Pan, 2011: A first look at Climate Forecast System version 2 (CFSv2) for hydrological seasonal prediction. Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L13402, doi:10.1029/2011GL047792.

  31. Wang, W., M. Chen, A. Kumar, and Y. Xue, 2011: How important is intraseasonal surface wind variability to real‐time ENSO prediction?, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L13705, doi:10.1029/2011GL047684.







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