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Journal Articles and Book Chapters by the Boundary Layer/Mesoscale Meteorology Group

Barthold, F. E., and D. A. R. Kristovich, 2011: Observations of the cross-lake cloud and snow evolution in a lake-effect snow event. Mon. Wea. Rev. In press.

Kunkel, K.E., D. R. Easterling, D.A.R. Kristovich, B. Gleason, L. Stoecker, and R. Smith, 2010: Trends in U.S. Heavy Precipitation Caused by Tropical Cyclones. Geophysical Research Letters37, L24706, doi:10.1029/2010GL045164.

Kristovich, D. A. R., 2009: Climate Sensitivity of Great Lakes - Generated Weather Systems. In Climatology, Variability, and Change in the Midwest, S. C. Pryor, Editor. Indiana University Press, 236-250.

Kristovich, D. A. R., and K. E. Kunkel, 2009: Overview: Climate Hazards. In Climatology, Variability, and Change in the Midwest, S. C. Pryor, Editor. Indiana University Press, 219-224.

Westcott, N. E., and D. A. R. Kristovich, 2009: A climatology and case study of continental cold season dense fogs associated with low clouds. J. Appl. Meteor. and Climatol., 48, 2201-2214.

Gerbush, M. R., D. A. R. Kristovich, and N. F. Laird, 2008: Mesoscale Boundary Layer and Heat Flux Variations over Pack Ice-Covered Lake Erie. J. Appl. Meteor. and Climatol., 47, 668-682.

Rodriguez, Y., D. A. R. Kristovich, and M. R. Hjelmfelt, 2007: Lake-to-Lake Cloud Bands: Frequencies and Locations. Mon. Wea. Rev., 135, 4202-4213.

Schroeder, J.J., D.A.R. Kristovich, and M.R. Hjelmfelt, 2006: Boundary layer and microphysical influences of natural cloud seeding on a lake-effect snow storm. Mon. Wea. Rev., 134, 1842-1858.(Featured in the "Papers of Note" section, Bull. of the Amer. Meteorol. Soc., Sept. 2006)

Kristovich, D.A.R., and M. L. Spinar, 2005: Diurnal variations in lake-effect precipitation near the western Great Lakes. J. Hydrometeorology, 6, 210-218.

Grim, J. A., N. F. Laird, and D. A. R. Kristovich, 2004: Mesoscale Vortices Embedded within a lake-effect shoreline band. Mon. Wea. Rev., 132, 2269-2274.

Laird, N.F., and D.A.R. Kristovich, 2004: Comparison of observations with idealized model results for a method to resolve winter lake-effect mesoscale morphology. Mon. Wea. Rev., 132, 1093-1103.

Laird, N.F., J.E. Walsh, and D.A.R. Kristovich, 2003: Model simulations examinng the relationship of lake-effect morphology to lake shape, wind direction, and wind speed. Mon. Wea. Rev., 131, 2101-2111.

Kristovich, D.A.R., N.F. Laird, and M.R. Hjelmfelt, 2003: Convective evolution across Lake Michigan in a lake-effect snow event. Mon. Wea. Rev., 131, 643-655.

Kunkel, K.E., N.E. Westcott, and D.A.R. Kristovich, 2002: Effects of climate change on heavy lake-effect snowstorms near Lake Erie. J. Great Lakes Res., 28, 521-536.

Laird, N.F., D.A.R. Kristovich, and J.E. Walsh, 2002: Idealized Model Simulations Examining the Mesoscale Structure of Winter Lake-Effect Circulations. Mon. Wea. Rev., 131, 206-221.

Young, G.S., D.A.R. Kristovich, M.R. Hjelmfelt, and R.C. Foster, 2002: Rolls, Streets, Waves and More. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 83, electronic 1001-1001.

Young, G.S., D.A.R. Kristovich, M.R. Hjelmfelt, and R.C. Foster, 2002: Supplement to Rolls, Streets, Waves and More: A review of quasi-two dimensional structures in the atmospheric boundary layer. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 83, 997-1001. Also, an extended electronic supplement.

Laird, N.F., and D.A.R. Kristovich, 2002:  Variations of sensible and latent heat fluxes from a Great Lakes buoy and associated synoptic weather patterns, J. Hydrometeor., 3, 3-12.

Laird, N.F., L. J. Miller, and D.A.R. Kristovich, 2001: Synthetic dual-Doppler analysis of a winter mesoscale vortex. Mon. Wea. Rev., 129,  312-331.

Laird, N.F., D.A.R. Kristovich, X.-Z. Liang, R.W. Arritt, and K. Labas, 2001: Lake Michigan lake breezes: Climatology, local forcing, and synoptic environment. J. Appl. Meteor., 40, 409-424.

Kristovich, D.A.R., G.S. Young, J. Verlinde, P.J. Sousounis, P. Mourad, D. Lenschow, R.M. Rauber, M.K. Ramamurthy, B.F. Jewett, K. Beard, E. Cutrim, P.J. DeMott, E.W. Eloranta, M.R. Hjelmfelt, S.M. Kreidenweis, J. Martin, J. Moore, H.T. Ochs, D.C. Rogers, J. Scala, G. Tripoli, and J. Young, 2000: The Lake-Induced Convection Experiment (Lake-ICE) and the Snowband Dynamics Project. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 81, 519-542.

Kunkel, K.E., N.E. Westcott, and D.A.R. Kristovich, 2000: Effects of climate change on heavy lake-effect snowstorms  near Lake Erie and other Great Lakes. National Assessment on Impacts of Global Climate Change, Environmental Protection Agency.

Cooper, K.A., M.R. Hjelmfelt, D.A.R. Kristovich, N.F. Laird, and R.G. Derickson, 2000: Numerical simulations of convective rolls and cells in lake-effect snow bands. Mon. Wea. Rev., 128, 3283-3295.

Kristovich, D.A.R., N.F. Laird, M.R. Hjelmfelt, R.G. Derickson, and K. Cooper, 1999: Transitions in boundary layer meso-g convective structures: An observational case study. Mon. Wea. Rev., 127, 2895-1909.

Kristovich, D.A.R. and N.F. Laird, 1998:  Observations of widespread lake-effect cloudiness:  Influences of upwind conditions and lake surface temperatures. Wea. Forecasting., 13, 811-821.

Isard, S.A., D.A.R. Kristovich, S.H. Gage, C.J. Jones, and N.F. Laird, 1998: Atmospheric motion systems that influence the redistribution and accumulation of insects on the beaches of the Great Lakes in North America. Physical Aerobiology, vol. 1.

Kristovich, D. A. R., and R. R. Braham, Jr., 1998:  Profiles of Moisture Fluxes in Snow-filled Boundary Layers. Bound.-Lay. Meteor.87, 195-215.

Braham, R.R., Jr., and D.A.R. Kristovich, 1996:  On calculating the buoyancy of convective cores. J. Atmos. Sci., 53654-658.

Kristovich, D.A.R., and R. Steve, 1995:  A Satellite Study of Cloud-Band Frequencies over the Great Lakes. J. Appl. Meteor.34, 2083-2090.

Laird, N.F., D.A.R. Kristovich, R.M. Rauber,  H.T. Ochs, III, and L.J. Miller, 1995:  The Cape Canaveral sea and river breezes:  Kinematic structure and convective initiation. Mon. Wea. Rev., 1232942-2956.

Kristovich, D.A.R., 1993:  Mean circulations of boundary-layer rolls in lake-effect snow storms.  Bound.-Lay. Meteor., 63, 293-315.

Kristovich, D.A.R., 1992:  Discover Weather. Publications International, Lincolnwood, IL, 48 pp. (Reviewed in Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 76, 778, nominated for AMS L.J. Battan Award).

Braham, R.R., Jr., D.A.R. Kristovich & M.J. Dungey, 1992: Comparison of lake-effect snow precipitation rates determined from radar and aircraft measurements, J. Appl. Meteor., 31, 237-246.

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