Jason Clark Knievel
Curriculum Vitae
6 January 2022
National Center for Atmospheric Research
PO Box 3000
Boulder, CO, USA 80307-3000
knievel@ucar.edu
303-497-8995 (voice)
303-497-8401 (facsimile)


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Key to abbreviations

  Education




2001     PhD
Department of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

1996     MS
Department of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

1992     BS
Department of Meteorology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

1992     minor
Department of Geography, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA






  Current positions


National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO
2018–
Deputy Director for Science, National Security Applications Program, Research Applications Laboratory
2018–
Project Scientist III, Research Applications Laboratory


Interests
Mesoscale and microscale meteorology over complex terrain and land surfaces; urban meteorology; moist convection and its effects, including convective vortices, density currents, and gravity waves; tropical cyclones; wildfires; ensembles and probabilistic prediction; weather and decision-making; model verification; Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) Model; Cloud Model 1 (CM1); technology transfer; scientific communication; field campaigns; management




  Past research positions




National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO

2009–2018
Project Scientist II, Research Applications Laboratory

2006–2009
Project Scientist I, Research Applications Laboratory

2004–2006
Associate Scientist III, Research Applications Laboratory

2002–2004
Postdoctoral fellow, Mesoscale and Microscale Meteorology Division


University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
2008–2011
Research associate, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences


National Severe Storms Laboratory, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Boulder, CO

2001–2002
National Research Council postdoctoral research associate, Mesoscale Research Division




Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

2001
Postdoctoral research associate, Department of Atmospheric Science

1993–2001
Graduate research assistant, Department of Atmospheric Science

1993
Staff research assistant, Department of Atmospheric Science






  Past teaching positions




University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO

2014–2021
Guest instructor, COMET Program




University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

2002
Co-instructor, Program in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences




Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

1997
Laboratory instructor, Department of Atmospheric Science

1997
Graduate teaching assistant, Department of Atmospheric Science







  Other past positions




The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

1993
Assistant technician, Department of Meteorology

1991–1992
Weather forecaster and columnist, Weather Communications Group and The New York Times

1988–1992
Assistant caretaker of the University Weather Observatory, Department of Meteorology




Accu-Weather, Inc., State College, PA

1990–1992
Weather forecaster and radio broadcaster




WWZW 95.3 FM, State College, PA

1989–1990
Weather forecaster and consultant







  Awarded funding


Proposals





Total
$57,126,650 awarded since 2006



2021–2024
Co-principal investigator, Real-time fuel moisture content estimations at high spatio-temporal resolution based on reflectances from VIIRS and GOES-R ABI. Joint Polar Satellite System, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. $547,842 over three years.



2020–2022
Co-investigator, Development of a WRF based weather modeling system using four-dimensional data assimilation and ensemble variational methods for the National Center for Meteorology (NCM) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). National Center of Meteorology, United Arab Emirates. $1,990,000 over two years.



2020–2021
Principal investigator, Probabilistic approaches to modeling sound propagation for Hill Air Force Base and the Utah Test and Training Range. CH2M Hill (Jacobs Engineering). $50,000 over 14 months.



2020–2021
Co-principal investigator, Accelerating expansion of wildfire-behavior prediction beyond Colorado. Science Technology Opportunity and Risk Management (STORM) funds, RAL, NCAR. $50,000 over 8 months.



2018–2020
Principal investigator, Colorado decision support system for prediction of wildland fire weather, fire behavior, and aircraft hazards (periods 4 and 5). Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control. $1,100,000 over two years.



2018–2020
Principal investigator, Improving numerical simulations for modeling sound propagation for Hill Air Force Base and the Utah Test and Training Range (2018). CH2M Hill. $46,463 over sixteen months.



2017–2020
Principal investigator, More resilient coastal cities and better hurricane forecasts through multi-scale modeling of extreme winds in the urban canopy. Prediction of and Resilience against Extreme Events (PREEVENTS). National Science Foundation. $1,565,777 over three years.



2006–2020
Principal investigator (since 2011) and co-investigator (before 2011), Development of a Four-Dimensional Weather System (4DWX). Army Test and Evaluation Command. $2,000,000–$5,789,189 per year; new proposals submitted annually.



2019
Principal investigator, Weather analysis and prediction in support of the DOD's Dropsonde Targeted Observation Software Solution (SondeTOSS). US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command. $65,000 over nine months.



2017–2018
Principal investigator, WRF Model simulations for predicting sound propagation for Hill Air Force Base and the Utah Test and Training Range (2017). CH2M Hill. $18,304 over five months.



2016–2017
Co-principal investigator, Applying observations from airborne lidar and other unconventional platforms for improving DOD airdrops. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). $275,333 over fourteen months.



2016
Principal investigator, WRF Model simulations for predicting sound propagation for Hill Air Force Base and the Utah Test and Training Range (2016). CH2M Hill. $18,489 over four months.



2015–2016
Co-principal investigator, Improving how weather information is used for DOD airdrops (2016). Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) Airspace Mission Planning Office. $288,187 over one year.



2015–2016
Principal investigator, Improvement of microscale numerical weather prediction for application in the Department of Defense. Army Research Laboratory. $122,850 over one year.



2015
Principal investigator, WRF Model simulations for predicting sound propagation for Hill Air Force Base and the Utah Test and Training Range (2015). CH2M Hill. $17,025 over five months.



2014–2015
Co-principal investigator, Development of the Joint Precision Airdrop System (JPADS) with the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) Model. Air Force Electronics Systems Center (ESC). $503,312 over eighteen months.



2014–2015
Principal investigator, Further evaluation, enhancement, and documentation of Four-Dimensional Data Assimilation (FDDA) with emphasis on microscale NWP in complex terrain. Army Research Laboratory. $213,795 over one year.



2006
Co-investigator, Weather encounter software modeling environment using climatological and high-resolution weather data. SBIR Program, US Department of Defense. $20,000 over 1 year.



2001
Recipient, Research associateship, National Research Council. $36,000 over 1 year.

Awards for travel and hosting visitors





2019
Awardee, visitor travel grant, Research Applications Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research. $3,175 sponsorship for Ryogo Sato, University of Tsukuba, Japan.



2012
Awardee, Graduate Visitor Program, Advanced Study Program, National Center for Atmospheric Research. $7,170 sponsorship for Jeffrey Massey and James Steenburgh, University of Utah.



2012
Co-awardee, Graduate Visitor Program, Advanced Study Program, National Center for Atmospheric Research. $8,360 sponsorship for Patrick Hawbecker and Song-Lak Kang, Texas Tech University.



2011
Co-awardee, visitor travel grant, Early Career Scientists' Assembly, National Center for Atmospheric Research. $7,341 sponsorship for Song-Lak Kang, Texas Tech University.



1999
Recipient, Student travel grant, American Meteorological Society.






  Field projects




2019
Dropsonde Targeted Observation Software Solution (SondeTOSS) Idaho field tests


Coordinator of WRF Model ensemble simulations




2011–2016
Mountain Terrain Atmospheric Modeling and Observations Program (MATERHORN)


Collaborator and informal consultant




2007
Fusing Sensor Information from Observing Networks (FUSION) Field Trial 2007 (FFT07)


Coordinator of WRF Model ensemble simulations




2006–2007
Canadian CloudSat/CALIPSO Validation Project (C3VP)


Coordinator of WRF Model simulations




2005
Pentagon Shield II


Principal coordinator of outdoor tests




2004
Pentagon Shield I


Assistant coordinator, acting coordinator, and data analyst




2003
Bow Echo and MCV Experiment (BAMEX)


Dropsonde coordinator




2002
Pacific Landfalling Jets Experiment 2002 (PACJET-2002)


Airborne Doppler radar scientist




1999
Cloud Layer Experiment 5 (CLEX-5)


Mission forecaster




1998
South China Sea Monsoon Experiment (SCSMEX)


Quality controller of soundings




1996
Cloud Layer Experiment 1 (CLEX-1)


Mission forecaster




1992–1993
Tropical Ocean Global Atmosphere Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Response Experiment (TOGA COARE)


Quality controller of soundings







  Professional and academic service


Editorial positions





2020– Editorial board, meteorology section, Atmosphere
2018–2020 Guest editor, Atmosphere
2007–2008 Associate editor, Monthly Weather Review

Committees, councils, boards, panels, and related volunteerism





2021–
Communication Committee, Research Applications Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research (member)
2020–
TEAMx Numerical Modeling Committee, Universität Innsbruck (member)
2020–
FastEddy steering committee, Research Applications Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research (member)
2020–
Committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Research Applications Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research (member)
2019–
Planning committee, Richard H. Johnson Symposium, AMS (member)
2019–
Publication Award Committee, Research Applications Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research (member and sometimes chairperson)
2019–
Strategic Development Committee, Research Applications Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research (member)
2019–
Strategic Development Committee, Research Applications Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research (member)
2019–
Mentoring Pilot Program, Research Applications Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research (member)
2018–
Meteorology Group, DOD Range Commanders Council (associate member)
2018–2021
Workload Management Committee, Research Applications Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research (member)
2019–2020
Mentoring Pilot Program, Research Applications Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research (member)
2015–2020
Committee on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS (member)
2019
First TEAMx Workshop, Rovereto, Italy (co-leader of breakout sessions on the convective boundary layer and on numerical modeling experiments)
2019
Publication Award Committee, Research Applications Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research (member)
2019
Workload Management Committee, Research Applications Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research (member)
2017–2019
Proposal review committee, internal opportunity funds, Research Applications Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research (member)
1996–2019
Hiring committees, Colorado State University and National Center for Atmospheric Research (member and sometimes head, fifteen total)
2018
Breakout session on workload management, annual retreat, Research Applications Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research (co-leader)
2018
Leadership retreat, Research Applications Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research (co-leader for discussion topic)
2016–2017
Meteorology Group, DOD Range Commanders Council (guest participant)
2016
Panel on ensemble prediction, annual retreat, Research Applications Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research (member)
2014–2015
Change Management Advisory Group, Operational Excellence, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (member)
2012–2013
Warner Internship for Scientific Enrichment (WISE) selection committee, Research Applications Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research (member)
2011–2013
Publication Award Committee, Research Applications Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research (member and sometimes head)
2010–2012
Search committee for postdoctoral fellows, Advanced Study Program, National Center for Atmospheric Research (member)
2009–2011
Verification Advisory Group, Research Applications Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research (member)
2010
Panel on careers in atmospheric science, Undergraduate Leadership Workshop, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (member)
2010
NCAR Scientists' Assembly (panel moderator)
2007
Planning committee for laboratory retreat, Research Applications Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research (member)
2004
Communicating Science Initiative steering committee, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (member)
1999–2000
Representative of the Department of Atmospheric Science, Graduate Student Council, Colorado State University
1997–1998
PhD student representative to the departmental faculty, Department of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University
1996–1997
MS student representative to the departmental faculty, Department of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University
1990–1992
Shift manager, Campus Weather Service, The Pennsylvania State University
1991
Acting president, Campus Weather Service, The Pennsylvania State University
1990–1991
Treasurer, Campus Weather Service, The Pennsylvania State University

Conferences and workshops chaired





2018–2019
19th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, American Meteorological Society
2005–2011
ATEC Forecaster Training, Boulder, CO, NCAR and Army Test and Evaluation Command

Sessions and panels chaired





2021
Hurricane hazards at landfall, 34th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, American Meteorological Society (co-chairperson)
2020
Boundary layers and turbulence (networking session), 19th Conference on Mountain Meteorology, American Meteorological Society (co-chairperson)
2020
New or emerging topics in mountain meteorology, 19th Conference on Mountain Meteorology, American Meteorological Society (co-chairperson)
2020
Boundary layers and turbulence in complex terrain, 19th Conference on Mountain Meteorology, American Meteorological Society (co-chairperson)
2020
Developing weather technologies to support range operations through R2O and O2R pathways (John T. Madura named session), 20th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, American Meteorological Society (co-chairperson)
2019
What role can HPC play in urgent decision making? (panel member), International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage, and Analysis, IEEE Computer Society
2019
Latest advances in research on icing and other winter weather that affects aviation, range, and aerospace operations, 19th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, American Meteorological Society (co-chairperson)
2018
Numerical techniques and parameterizations over complex terrain, 18th Conference on Mountain Meteorology, American Meteorological Society (co-chairperson)
2017
Severe weather and its environments, 17th Conference on Mesoscale Processes, American Meteorological Society (co-chairperson)
2017
Advances in the use of artificial intelligence techniques in support of aviation, range, and aerospace operations, 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, American Meteorological Society (co-chairperson)
2017
Understanding and mitigating the impact of gravity waves, wake vortices, and wind on aviation operations, 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, American Meteorological Society (co-chairperson)
2016
Translation of forecast uncertainty into capacity impact uncertainty, 5th Symposium on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, American Meteorological Society (chairperson)
2010
Verification through time, Workshop on Verification, Developmental Testbed Center, National Center for Atmospheric Research (chairperson)
2008
Air quality, photochemical processes, and complex meteorology IV, Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union (chairperson)
2006
Importance of land-surface heterogeneity to weather and weather prediction II, Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union (chairperson)
2003
Organized convective systems, 10th Conference on Mesoscale Processes, American Meteorological Society (chairperson)

Peer review





2005–
Grant proposals (external): National Science Foundation
2005–
Grant proposals (internal): Research Applications Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research
1997–
Scientific journals (17): Atmosphere, Atmospheric Science Letters, Geophysical Research Letters, International Journal of Climatology, Journal of Applied Meteorology, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, Journal of Climate, Journal of Geophysical Research, Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, Monthly Weather Review, Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, SAGE Open, SpringerPlus, Tellus, Weather and Forecasting, Wind Energy, Wind Energy Science

Supervision and mentorship





2020–
Supervisor, Scott Ellis, National Center for Atmospheric Research
2020–
Supervisor, Gregory Roux, National Center for Atmospheric Research
2019–
Mentor, Arezoo Rafieei Nasab, National Center for Atmospheric Research
2019–
Supervisor, Patrick Hawbecker, National Center for Atmospheric Research
2019–
Supervisor, William Cheng, National Center for Atmospheric Research
2019–
Host, Yi Wang, Advanced Study Program, National Center for Atmospheric Research
2019–
Supervisor, Thomas Hopson, National Center for Atmospheric Research
2018–
Supervisor, Eric Hendricks, National Center for Atmospheric Research
2017–
Supervisor, Christopher Rozoff, National Center for Atmospheric Research
2011–
Supervisor, Justin Shaw, National Center for Atmospheric Research
2009–
Supervisor, Yuewei Liu, National Center for Atmospheric Research
2020–2021
Supervisor, Gregory Roux, National Center for Atmospheric Research
2019–2021
Supervisor, Maria Frediani, National Center for Atmospheric Research
2019–2021
Host, Yi (Emily) Wang, Advanced Study Program, National Center for Atmospheric Research
2019–2020
Mentor, Arezoo Rafieei Nasab, National Center for Atmospheric Research
2019
Supervisor, Olga Wilhelmi, National Center for Atmospheric Research
2019
Supervisor, Daniel Steinhoff, National Center for Atmospheric Research
2009–2018
Mentor, Linlin Pan, National Center for Atmospheric Research
2009–2011
Coordinator at National Center for Atmospheric Research, Forecaster Internship Program, Army Test and Evaluation Command
2009–2011
Mentor, Forecaster Internship Program, Army Test and Evaluation Command
2007–2011
Supervisor, Ming Ge, National Center for Atmospheric Research
2009–2010
Mentor, Ka Yee Wong, National Center for Atmospheric Research
2006–2007
Supervisor, Paul Bieringer, National Center for Atmospheric Research
2006
Supervisor, Julie Schramm, National Center for Atmospheric Research
2004–2005
Mentor, Forecaster Internship Program, Army Test and Evaluation Command
2004
Research co-mentor, Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
2003
Writing mentor, Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

Graduate Committees





2016–
PhD, Yuewei Liu, Chinese Academy of Sciences
2012–2015
PhD, Jeffrey Massey, University of Utah
2012–2013
MS, Paul Hayes, U.S. Naval Postgraduate School
2010–2011
PhD, Claire Vincent, Technical University of Denmark
2008–2011
PhD, Ming Ge, University of Colorado (not completed)

K-12 education





2018
Science mentor, St. John the Baptist School, Longmont, CO
2017–2018
Judge at science fairs, St. John the Baptist School, Longmont, CO
2010–2017
Judge at science fairs, Boulder Valley School District, Boulder, CO
2007
Member of judging panel, GLOBE Project Learning Expedition
2003–2007
Judge at science fairs, Boulder Valley School District, Boulder, CO
1995
Co-instructor and co-developer, elementary school workshop on weather, Poudre School District, Fort Collins, CO

Seminar series





2016–
Coordinator of scientific seminar series, National Security Applications Program, Research Applications Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research
2009–2014
Coordinator of seminar series, Research Applications Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research
2005–2006
Co-coordinator of seminar series, Research Applications Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research
2003–2004
Co-coordinator of seminar series, Mesoscale and Microscale Meteorology Division, National Center for Atmospheric Research






  Awards and honors




2021
HPC Innovation Award, HPC User Forum (for Colorado Fire Prediction System project)
2020
Honorable mention, Annual Triumph Award, Research Applications Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research
2012
Nomination, Outstanding Administrative Achievement of the Year, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (for successful Commodity Jurisdiction Request to US Department of State for RTFDDA and CFDDA)
2012
Selected for Leadership Academy 2012–2013, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (one of two in the Research Applications Laboratory)
2011
You're a Star award, Finance and Administration, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (for contributions above and beyond normal job function)
2006
Nomination, Outstanding Technical Achievement of the Year, National Center for Atmospheric Research (for Pentagon Shield project)
2002
Highlight conference presentation, American Meteorological Society (for "A comparison of convectively generated... ")
2002
Paper of Note, American Meteorological Society (for "The kinematics of a midlatitude, continental...")
2001
Membership, Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society
2000
Honorable mention, Best Student Oral Presentation, 20th Conference on Severe Local Storms, American Meteorological Society
1998
Graduate Research Award of Excellence, College of Engineering, Colorado State University (awarded annually to the single outstanding graduate research assistant in the college)
1994, 1997
Top forecaster, mesoscale weather forecasting contest, Colorado State University
1996
Invited forecaster, 30th Annual Rocky Mountain Soaring Contest
1992
Student marshal, fall graduation, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University (awarded to the student ranked first in college's graduating class)
1991
Membership, Chi Epsilon Pi Meteorology Honor Society
1991
Membership, Golden Key National Honor Society
1991
Edwin L. Drake Memorial Scholarship, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University
1990
First place, National Collegiate Forecasting Contest (forecasts for Missoula, MT)
1989
John and Elizabeth Holmes Teas Scholarships, The Pennsylvania State University
1988
Knights of Columbus Scholarship, State College, PA
1988
Dean's Freshman Scholarship, The Pennsylvania State University






  Professional development and training




2018
Interrupting and dismantling racism, workshop, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

2017
Diversity summit, workshop, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

2016
Regional climate, tutorial, National Center for Atmospheric Research

2014
Introduction to geographic information systems (GIS), tutorial, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

2012–2013
Leadership Academy, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

2012
Introduction to export controls, training, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

2011
Science: Becoming the Messenger, workshop, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research and National Science Foundation

2011
R statistical language, tutorial, Centre for Australian Weather and Climate Research, Australia

2011
Using a fire extinguisher, training, UCAR

2009
Export compliance, training, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

2009
NCAR Command Language (NCL), tutorial, National Center for Atmospheric Research

2008
Hiring for supervisors, training, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

2007
Supervisory skills: beyond the basics and situational, training, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

2007
Performance appraisal skills and processes, training, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

2006
Supervisory skills: the basics, training, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

2006
Art and practice of project leadership, training, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

2003
Workplace harassment, seminar, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

2002
WRF Model, tutorial, National Center for Atmospheric Research







  Professional and scholarly affiliations




2021–
National Geographic Society

2018–
International Association of Wildland Fire

2012–
Royal Meteorological Society

2005–
International Test and Evaluation Association

2002–
National Weather Association

2001–
American Association for the Advancement of Science

1997–
American Geophysical Union

1996–
American Meteorological Society







  Computer literacy




Operating systems
UNIX, Linux, Macintosh OS, Windows



Numerical weather prediction
WRF Model, Cloud Model (CM1)



Programming, scripting, and markup
FORTRAN 77/90, Python, several shells, HTML, CSS



Data analysis and display
GrADS, IDV, NCL, R, RIP, ncview



Project management, tracking, and collaboration
MS Project, OmniPlan, Confluence



Word processing and typesetting
MS Word, Zotero, LaTeX, TeX, Overleaf



Other software and applications
Adobe Acrobat Pro, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop, DxO Nik Collection, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, Silverfast Ai Studio, Silverfast HDR Studio






  Publications


Books and chapters (peer-reviewed)






Kosović, B. et al., 2021: Forecasting extreme weather events and associated impacts: wildfires. Extreme Weather Forecasting: State of the Science, Uncertainty, and Impacts. M. Astitha and E. Nikolopoulos, Editors. Elsevier. Submitted.



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Knievel, J. C., L. Delle Monache, M. Bocquet, S. Galmarini, and Y. Zhang, 2020: Uncertainty quantification and probabilistic forecasting. Training Materials and Best Practices for Chemical Weather / Air Quality Forecasting, Y. Zhang and A. Baklanov, Editors. World Meteorological Organization, 562 pages.



1.
Haupt, S. E., R. M. Rauber, B. Carmichael, J. C. Knievel, and J. L. Cogan, 2018: 100 years of Progress in Applied Meteorology Part 1: Basic Applications. A Century of Progress in Atmospheric and Related Sciences: Celebrating the American Meteorological Society Centennial, G. McFarquhar, Editor. DOI: 10.1175/AMSMONOGRAPHS-D-18-0004.1.

Journal articles and notes (peer-reviewed)






Hawbecker, P., and J. C. Knievel, 2022: Simulating the Chesapeake Bay breeze: sensitivities to water-surface temperature J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., submitted.




Hendricks, E. A., J. C. Knievel, and Y. Wang, 2022: Evaluation of a hierarchy of urban canopy parameterizations in mesoscale model simulations of the passage of a cold front in Houston. J. Applied Meteor. Climatol., submitted.



35.
Hawbecker, P., and J. C. Knievel, 2022: An algorithm for detecting the Chesapeake Bay breeze from mesoscale NWP model output. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., in press.



34.
Hendricks, E. A., J. C. Knievel, and D. S. Nolan, 2021: Evaluation of boundary-layer and urban-canopy parameterizations for simulating wind in Miami during Hurricane Irma (2017). Mon. Wea. Rev., 7, 2321–2349. DOI: 10.1175/MWR-D-20-0278.1.



33.
Stellingwerf, S., T. Hopson, E. Riddle, J. C. Knievel, B. Brown, and O. Hartogensis, 2021: Optimizing precipitation forecasts for Ethiopia using statistical bias correction and a multi-model ensemble. Earth Space Sci., 8, e2019EA000933. DOI: 10.1029/2019EA000933.



32.
Huang, K., X. Lee, B. Stone Jr., J. C. Knievel, M. L. Bell, and K. C. Seto, 2021: Persistent increases in nighttime heat stress from urban expansion despite heat island mitigation. J. Geophys. Res.-Atmos., 126, e2020JD033831. DOI: 10.1029/2020JD033831.



31.
Muñoz-Esparza, D., J. A. Sauer, H. H. Shin, R. Sharman, B. Kosović, S. Meech, C. García-Sánchez, M. Steiner, J. C. Knievel, J. Pinto, and S. Swerdlin, 2020: Inclusion of building-resolving capabilities into the FastEddy GPU-LES model using an immersed body force method. J. Adv. in Modeling Earth Systems, 12, 11. DOI: 10.1029/2020MS002141.



30.
Hendricks, E. A., J. C. Knievel, and Y. Wang, 2020: Addition of multiple-layer urban canopy models to a nonlocal planetary boundary layer parameterization and evaluation in ideal and real scenarios. J. Applied Meteor. Climatol., 59, 8. DOI: 10.1175/JAMC-D-19-0142.1.



29.
Delle Monache, L., S. Alessandrini, I. Djalalova, J. Wilczak, J. C. Knievel, and R. Kumar, 2020: Improving air quality predictions over the United States with an analog ensemble. Wea. Forecasting. DOI: 10.1175/WAF-D-19-0148.1.



28.
Y. Huang, Y. Liu, Y. Liu, H. Li, and J. C. Knievel, 2019: Budget analyses of a record-breaking rainfall in the coastal metropolitan city of Guangzhou, China. J. Geophys. Res.-Atmos., 124, 9391–9406. DOI: 10.1029/2018JD03022.



27.
Y. Huang, Y. Liu, Y. Liu, H. Li, and J. C. Knievel, 2019: Mechanisms for a record-breaking rainfall in the coastal metropolitan city of Guangzhou, China: observation analysis and nested very-large-eddy simulation with the WRF Model. J. Geophys. Res.-Atmos., 124, 1370–1391. DOI: 10.1029/2018JD030229.



26.
De Wekker, S. F. J., M. Kossmann, J. C. Knievel, L. Giovannini, E. D. Gutmann, and D. Zardi, 2018: Meteorological applications benefiting from an improved understanding of atmospheric exchange processes over mountains. Atmosphere, 9, 371, 23 pp. DOI: 10.3390/atmos9100371.



25.
Pan, L., Y. Liu, J. C. Knievel, L. Delle Monache, G. Roux, 2018: Sensitivity of predictions of near-surface variables to physical parameterization schemes in the WRF Model. Atmosphere, 9, 106, 16pp. DOI: 10.3390/atmos9030106.



24.
Knievel, J. C., Y. Liu, T. M. Hopson, J. S. Shaw, S. F. Halvorson, H. H. Fisher, G. Roux, R.-S. Sheu, L. Pan, W. Wu, J. P. Hacker, E. Vernon, F. Gallagher III, and J. C. Pace, 2017: Mesoscale ensemble weather prediction at U.S. Army Dugway Proving Ground. Wea. Forecasting, 32, 2195–2216. DOI: 10.1175/WAF-D-17-0049.1.



23.
Serafin, S., S. F. J. de Wekker, and J. C. Knievel, 2016: A mesoscale model-based climatography of nocturnal boundary-layer processes over the complex terrain of northwestern Utah. Bound.-Layer Meteor., 2015, 1–25. DOI: 10.1007/s10546-015-0044-6.



22.
Massey, J. D., W. J. Steenburgh, J. C. Knievel, and W. Y. Y. Cheng, 2016: Regional soil-moisture biases and their influence on the WRF model's temperature forecasts over the Intermountain West. Wea. Forecasting, 31, 197–216. DOI: 10.1175/WAF-D-15-0073.1.



21.
Fernando, H.J.S., et. al, 2015: The MATERHORN—unraveling the intricacies of mountain weather. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 96, 1945–1967. DOI: 10.1175/BAMS-D-13-00131.1.



20.
Nagarajan, B., L. Delle Monache, J. P. Hacker, D. L. Rife, K. Searight, J. C. Knievel, and T. N. Nipen, 2015: An evaluation of analog-based post-processing methods across several variables and forecast models. Wea. Forecasting, 30, 1623–1643. DOI: 10.1175/WAF-D-14-00081.1.



19.
Massey, J. D., W. J. Steenburgh, S. W. Hoch, and J. C. Knievel, 2014: Sensitivity of near-surface temperature forecasts to soil properties over a sparsely vegetated dryland region. J. Applied Meteor. Climatol., 53, 1976–1995. DOI: 10.1175/JAMC-D-13-0362.1.



18.
Grim, J. A., J. C. Knievel, and E. T. Crosman, 2013: Techniques for using MODIS data to remotely sense lake water surface temperatures. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 30, 2434–2451. DOI: 10.1175/JTECH-D-13-00003.1.



17.
Knievel, J. C., D. L. Rife, J. A. Grim, A. N. Hahmann, J. P. Hacker, M. Ge, and H. H. Fisher, 2010: A simple technique for creating regional composites of sea-surface temperature from MODIS for use in operational mesoscale NWP. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 49, 2267–2284. DOI: 10.1175/2010JAMC2430.1.



16.
Frehlich, R., R. Sharman, F. Vandenberghe, W. Yu, Y. Liu, J. C. Knievel, and G. Jumper, 2010: Estimates of Cn2 from numerical weather prediction model output and comparison with thermosonde data. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 49, 1742–1755. DOI: 10.1175/2010JAMC2350.1.



15.
Rife, D. L., C. A. Davis, and J. C. Knievel, 2009: Temporal changes in wind as objects for evaluating numerical weather prediction. Wea. Forecasting, 24, 1374–1389. DOI: 10.1175/2009WAF2222223.1.



14.
Knievel, J. C., G. H. Bryan, and J. P. Hacker, 2007: Explicit numerical diffusion in the WRF Model. Mon. Wea. Rev., 135, 3808–3824. DOI: 10.1175/2007MWR2100.1.



13.
Warner, T. T., et al., 2007: The Pentagon Shield Field Program: toward critical infrastructure protection. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 88, 167–176. DOI: 10.1175/BAMS-88-2-167.



12.
Bryan, G. H., J. C. Knievel, and M. D. Parker, 2006: A multi-model assessment of RKW Theory's relevance to squall line characteristics. Mon. Wea. Rev., 134, 2772–2792. DOI: 10.1175/MWR3226.1.



11.
Kusaka, H., A. Crook, J. C. Knievel, and J. Dudhia, 2005: Sensitivity of the WRF Model to advection and diffusion schemes for simulation of heavy rainfall along the Baiu Front. SOLA, 1, 177–180. DOI: 10.2151/sola.2005-046.



10.
Hardwick, C. J., and J. C. Knievel, 2005: Speculations on the possible causes of the Whymper apparition. Appl. Optics, 44, 5637–5643. DOI: 10.1364/AO.44.005637.



9.
Lane, T. P., and J. C. Knievel, 2005: Some effects of model resolution on simulated gravity waves generated by deep, mesoscale convection. J. Atmos. Sci., 62, 3408–3418. DOI: 10.1175/JAS3513.1.



8.
Parker, M. D., and J. C. Knievel, 2005: Do meteorologists suppress thunderstorms? Radar-derived statistics and the behavior of moist convection. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 86, 341–358. DOI: 10.1175/BAMS-86-3-341.



7.
Knievel, J. C., D. A. Ahijevych, and K. W. Manning, 2004: Using temporal modes of rainfall to evaluate the performance of a numerical weather prediction model. Mon. Wea. Rev., 132, 2995–3009. DOI: 10.1175/MWR2828.1.



6.
Davis, C. A., et al., 2004: The Bow Echo and MCV Experiment (BAMEX): observations and opportunities. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 85, 1075–1093. DOI: 10.1175/BAMS-85-8-1075.



5.
Knievel, J. C., D. S. Nolan, and J. P. Kossin, 2004: Imbalance in a mesoscale vortex within a midlatitude, continental mesoscale convective system. J. Atmos. Sci., 61, 1827–1832. DOI: 10.1175/1520-0469(2004)061<1827:IIAMVW>2.0.CO;2.



4.
Knievel, J. C. and R. H. Johnson, 2003: A scale-discriminating vorticity budget for a mesoscale vortex in a midlatitude, continental mesoscale convective system. J. Atmos. Sci., 60, 781–794. DOI: 10.1175/1520-0469(2003)060<0781:ASDVBF>2.0.CO;2.



3.
Knievel, J. C. and R. H. Johnson, 2002: The kinematics of a midlatitude, continental mesoscale convective system and its mesoscale vortex. Mon. Wea. Rev., 130, 1749–1770. DOI: 10.1175/1520-0493(2002)130<1749:TKOAMC>2.0.CO;2.



2.
Petersen, W. A., L. D. Carey, S. A. Rutledge, J. C. Knievel, N. J. Doesken, R. H. Johnson, T. B. McKee, T. Vonder Haar, and J. F. Weaver, 1999: Mesoscale and radar observations of the Fort Collins flash flood of 28 July 1997. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 80, 191–216. DOI: 10.1175/1520-0493(1998)126<1907:PTWMMA>2.0.CO;2.



1.
Knievel, J. C. and R. H. Johnson, 1998: Pressure transients within MCS mesohighs and wake lows. Mon. Wea. Rev., 126, 1907–1930. 10.1175/1520-0493(1998)126<1907:PTWMMA>2.0.CO;2.

Journal articles and notes (not peer-reviewed)





1.
Knievel, J. C., 2020: Operational weather forecasting system for U.S. Army testing. High-Performance Computing Review 2018–2019, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, 28–29.

Technical reports





2.
Knievel, J. C., 2003: The kinematics and thermodynamics of a midlatitude, continental mesoscale convective system and its mesoscale vortex. Atmospheric Science Paper No. 730, Colorado State University, 99 pp.



1.
Knievel, J. C., 1996: Surface pressure transients in mesoscale convective systems. Atmospheric Science Paper No. 605, Colorado State University, 131 pp.

Encyclopedia articles





6.
Knievel, J. C., 1997: Wind. Encyclopedia of Earth and Physical Sciences, Vol. 10, Marshal Cavendish, New York, New York.



5.
Knievel, J. C., 1997: Stratosphere. Encyclopedia of Earth and Physical Sciences, Vol. 9, Marshal Cavendish, New York, New York.



4.
Knievel, J. C., 1997: Rain, snow, and sleet. Encyclopedia of Earth and Physical Sciences, Vol. 8, Marshal Cavendish, New York, New York.



3.
Knievel, J. C. and Z. A. Eitzen, 1997: Monsoon. Encyclopedia of Earth and Physical Sciences, Vol. 5, Marshal Cavendish, New York, New York.



2.
Knievel, J. C., 1997: Global warming. Encyclopedia of Earth and Physical Sciences, Vol. 4, Marshal Cavendish, New York, New York.



1.
Knievel, J. C., 1997: Air pressure. Encyclopedia of Earth and Physical Sciences, Vol. 1, Marshal Cavendish, New York, New York.

Media reviews





1.
McCarty, J. E. and J. C. Knievel, 2002: Review of "World Almanac Video's Guide to Extreme Weather," Choices, Inc. Library J., 127, 149–150.

Work in preparation





4.
DeCastro, A.., A. Siems-Anderson, E. Smith, J. C. Knievel, B. Kosović, J. K. Balch, and B. G. Brown., 2022: WRF-Fire simulated area and propagation direction sensitivity to initiation point location and time. Journal TBD, in preparation.



3.
Knievel, J. C., et al., 2022: The Colorado Fire Prediction System. Journal TBD, in preparation.



2.
Bryan, G. H, D. S. Nolan, R. A. Catarelli, F. J. Masters, Y. Wang, and J. C. Knievel, 2022: Evaluation of a large-eddy simulation system with immersed boundaries using wind-tunnel data. Journal TBD, in preparation.



1.
Knievel, J. C., and R. G. Fovell, 2023: Better Technical Talks. Publisher TBD, no. pages TBD, in preparation.






  Invited presentations


Technical audiences





20.
2021/12/16: The challenge of making actionable forecasts of hurricane landfalls. Fall Meeting of the AGU, New Orleans, LA, American Geophysical Union (virtual).



19.
2021/06/30: Sample of coastal meteorology R&D in RAL. Session on Current Research and Gaps in Coastal Meteorology, Joint MMM/RAL Workshop, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO (virtual).



18.
2021/02/11: A numerical modeling system for predicting the behavior of wildfires in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, USA. Meteorological Colloquium, Institute for Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany (virtual).



17.
2020/01/16: A century of symbiosis between applied meteorology and national security. 20th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, Boston, MA, American Meteorological Society.



16.
2019/07/11: Progress on developing a system for predicting the behavior of wildfires in Colorado. Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, CA.



15.
2018/10/16: Downslope winds and sudden warming in idealized large-eddy simulations (LES) on a supercomputer. 10th Symposium on Discovery, Fusion, and Creation of New Knowledge by Mulitdisciplinary Computational Sciences, Center for Computational Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Japan.



14.
2018/06/05: The case for NCAR as an associate member of the RCC-MG. Range Commanders Council Meteorology Group Meeting, Pacific Missile Range Facility, Kaua'i, HI.



13.
2015/09/28: Downslope winds, from gentle to violent. Tsukuba Global Science Week 2015, University of Tsukuba, Japan.



12.
2011/12/08: Ten steps to better technical talks. University of Melbourne, Australia.



11.
2011/03/07: Ten steps to better technical talks. Risø National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, Technical University of Denmark, Roskilde, Denmark.



10.
2011/03/03: Composite sea-surface temperatures from NASA's MODIS instruments for improved mesoscale weather prediction. Risø National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, Technical Unversity of Denmark, Roskilde, Denmark.



9.
2010/06/30: Ten steps to better technical talks. SOARS, Boulder, CO, UCAR.



8.
2007/12/12: Atmospheric environment support for the warfighter. 13th Annual ITEA Conference, Las Cruces, NM, ITEA.



7.
2007/12/12: Mesoscale climate reanalysis as a tool for planning outdoor tests. 13th Annual ITEA Conference, Las Cruces, NM, ITEA.



6.
2007/03/19: Beyond "sunny and 75": tailored forecasts and NCAR's 4DWX system. North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC.



5.
2003/12/09: Diurnal rainfall in the WRF Model. Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea.




4. 2002/11/01: Examples of the resolution sensitivity of MCS forecasts by the WRF Model. Mini-forum on Prediction and Observation of Mesoscale Meteorological Phenomena, Tokyo, Japan, Japanese Meteorological Agency.



3.
2001/10/05: Vorticity and gradient balance in a mesoscale convective vortex. National Severe Storms Laboratory, Norman, OK.




2. 2001/03/21: Vorticity and gradient balance in a mesoscale convective vortex. Department of Physics, Astronomy, and Meteorology, Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT.



1. 2001/01/24: Why it is wrong to say that warm air holds more water vapor than cold air holds. Department of Earth Science, California University of Pennsylvania, California, PA.

Lay audiences





7.
2021/03/18: If you think predicting the weather is hard, try predicting wildfires! Meet the Experts, UCAR Center for Science Education.



6.
2016/02/10: A weather game. St. John the Baptist School, Longmont, CO.



5.
2013/11/06: How clouds form. St. John the Baptist School, Longmont, CO.



4.
2010/10/08: Weather, storms, and safety. St. John the Baptist School, Longmont, CO.



3.
2010/06/05: Something in the air: weather, climate, and national security. Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of UCAR, Boulder, CO, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research.



2.
2006/01/26: Hurricanes. Redstone Elementary School, Highlands Ranch, CO.



1.
1998/02/17: El Nino. The Kiwanis Club, Fort Collins, CO.







  Other presentations




99.
2021/01/14: A modeling system for predicting the behavior of wildland fires by simulating their two-way interaction with the atmosphere. 16th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice, Ninth Symposium on the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise, virtual, American Meteorological Society.



98.
2020/12/14: A modeling system for predicting the behavior of wildland fires by simulating their two-way interaction with the atmosphere. AGU Fall Meeting, virtual, American Geophysical Union.



97.
2020/12/15: Ten surprising historical connections between applied meteorology and national security. Annual laboratory retreat, RAL, NCAR, virtual.



96.
2020/07/15: Large-eddy simulations of the dividing streamline in stably stratified flow over and around a mountain. 19th Conference on Mountain Meteorology, virtual, AMS.



95.
2020/05/12: Colorado Fire Prediction System (CO-FPS). USFS/NOAA Fire Weather Research Meeting, virtual.



94.
2019/09/02: Idealized and realistic numerical simulations of sudden warming from chinooks in the lee of the Alaska Range. 35th Conference on Alpine Meteorology, Riva del Garda, Italy, Italian Association of Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, and the University of Trento.



93.
2019/04/30: The Colorado Fire Prediction System (CO-FPS) and how it incorporates fuel moisture in simulations. 6th International Fire Behavior and Fuels Conference, Albuquerque, NM.



92.
2019/01/09: Forecasting extreme wet bulb globe temperature (WBGT) with a mesoscale numerical weather prediction system. 19th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, Phoenix, AZ, American Meteorological Society.



91.
2018/09/20: Toward more resilient coastal cities and better hurricane forecasts through multi-scale modeling of how buildings affect extreme winds in the urban canopy. NSF PREEVENTS Principal Investigators' Meeting, Alexandria, VA, NSF.



90.
2018/06/25: Preliminary numerical simulations of sudden warming from chinooks in the lee of the Alaska Range. 18th Conference on Mountain Meteorology, Santa Fe, NM, American Meteorological Society.



89.
2017/07/24: Quantile regression and logistic regression combined for calibration of a mesoscale ensemble prediction system (EPS). 17th Conference on Mesoscale Processes, San Diego, CA, American Meteorological Society.



88.
2017/04/26: Calibration of Ensemble-4DWX at four ATEC ranges. Annual meeting, Range Commanders Council Meteorology Group, Ashburn, VA, US Department of Defense.



87.
2016/06/27: Temporal and spatial coherence of wind profiles over terrain of diverse complexity. 17th Conference on Mountain Meteorology, Burlington, VT, American Meteorological Society.



86.
2016/05/04: Challenges and opportunities in weather support for unmanned aircraft systems (UASes). Annual meeting, Range Commanders Council Meteorology Group, White Sands Missile Range, NM, DOD.



85.
2015/01/07: Ensemble weather prediction at the Navy DSRC in support of Army testing operations. 1st Symposium on High Performance Computing for Weather, Water, and Climate, Phoenix, AZ, American Meteorological Society.



84.
2015/01/07: Extending NCAR's Graphical Turbulence Guidance (GTG) to unmanned aircraft systems (UASes) at Army test ranges. 17th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, Phoenix, AZ, American Meteorological Society.



83.
2014/08/21: Simulations of meso-gamma-scale circulations near Granite Peak, Utah with NCAR's WRF-based 4DWX system and assimilated airborne lidar data from the MATERHORN 2012 field campaign. 16th Conference on Mountain Meteorology, San Diego, CA, American Meteorological Society.



82.
2014/06/25: Implementing a WRF-based RTFDDA VLES/LES NWP system for supporting test and evaluation at U.S. Army test ranges. 15th Annual WRF Users' Workshop, Boulder, CO, National Center for Atmospheric Research.



81.
2013/12/09: Observations and simulations of the wind structure in the boundary layer around an isolated mountain during the MATERHORN field experiment. Fall Meeting of the AGU, San Francisco, CA, American Geophysical Union.



80.
2013/12/09: Simulation of meso-gamma-scale morning-transition flows at Granite Peak, Utah with NCAR's WRF-based 4DWX and observations from the MATERHORN 2012 field campaign. Fall Meeting of the AGU, San Francisco, CA, American Geophysical Union.



79.
2013/01/10: Toward better forecasts of chinooks at Cold Regions Test Center, Alaska. 16th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, Austin, TX, American Meteorological Society.



78.
2013/01/10: Probabilistic forecasting from a mesoscale ensemble at Dugway Proving Ground. 16th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, Austin, TX, American Meteorological Society.



77.
2013/01/10: New developments of the real-time operational NCAR-ATEC ensemble-RTFDDA (E-4DWX) forecasting system. Symposium on the Role of Statistical Methods in Weather and Climate Prediction, AMS Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, American Meteorological Society.



76.
2012/06/27: Effects of model configuration on a simulated chinook in the lee of the Alaska Range. 13th Annual WRF Users' Workshop, Boulder, CO, National Center for Atmospheric Research.



75.
2012/05/08: The importance of the land surface in atmospheric simulations. 2012 Army Test and Evaluation Command Forecaster Training, Part 2, Boulder, CO, National Center for Atmospheric Research.



74.
2012/02/28: The importance of the land surface in atmospheric simulations. 2012 Army Test and Evaluation Command Forecaster Training, Part 1, Boulder, CO, National Center for Atmospheric Research.



73.
2012/01/25: Simulated chinooks' sensitivity to resolution and model configuration at Cold Regions Test Center, Alaska. 3rd Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology Special Symposium on Weather-Air Traffic Management Integration, New Orleans, LA, American Meteorological Society.



72.
2012/01/24: Sensitivity of mesoscale weather in northern Utah to MODIS-derived surface temperature, size, and salinity of the Great Salt Lake. 18th Conference on Satellite Meteorology, Oceanography and Climatology, and the 1st Joint AMS-Asia Satellite Meteorology Conference, New Orleans, LA, American Meteorological Society.



1–71.
Presentations 1995–2011 omitted for brevity






  Other conference papers and abstracts




96.
Kosović, B., A. Anderson, A. DeCastro, M. Frediani, M. Eghdami, P. A. Jimenez, T. W. Juliano, J. C. Knievel, and D. Muñoz-Esparza, 2021: Advances, challenges, and opportunities, in coupled wildland fire simulations. Fall Meeting of the AGU, New Orleans, LA, (virtual). American Geophysical Union.



95.
Hendricks, E. A., J. C Knievel, and D. S. Nolan, 2021: Evaluation of Boundary-Layer and Urban-Canopy Parameterizations for Simulating Wind in Miami's Urban Canopy during Hurricane Irma (2017). 34th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Mereorology, virtual, American Meteorological Society.



94.
Wang, Y., G. H. Bryan, E. A. Hendricks, J. C Knievel, D. S. Nolan, F. J. Masters, and R. A. Caterelli, 2021: Toward large-eddy simulations (LES) of hurricane winds in the urban canopy with Cloud Model 1 (CM1). 34th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Mereorology, virtual, American Meteorological Society.



93.
Kosović, B., T. W. Juliano, A. DeCastro, M. Frediani, and J. C. Knievel, 2021: Recent developments in wildland fire modeling with WRF-Fire including firebrand transport. 2nd SJSU Fire Weather Research Workshop, virtual, San Jose State University.



92.
Ellis, S., C. Kessinger, D. Serke, C. Kalb, D. Megenhardt, S Dettling, and J. C. Knievel, 2021: Convection nowcasting products available at the Army Test and Evaluation Command Ranges. 21st Conference on Range, Aviation, and Aerospace Meteorology, virtual, American Meteorological Society.



91.
Serke, D., S. Ellis, C. Kessinger, J. C. Knievel, 2021: Application of chaff detection to operational dual-polarization weather radar near ranges. 21st Conference on Range, Aviation, and Aerospace Meteorology, virtual, American Meteorological Society.



90.
Frediani, M, T. W. Juliano, A. DeCastro, B. Kosović, and J. C. Knievel, 2020: A fire-spotting parameterization coupled with the WRF-Fire Model. AGU Fall Meeting, virtual, American Geophysical Union.



89.
Hendricks, E. A., J. C. Knievel, D. S. Nolan, 2020: Evaluation of boundary-layer and urban-canopy parameterizations for simulating wind in Miami during Hurricane Irma (2017). )AGU Fall Meeting, virtual, American Geophysical Union.



88.
Cowie, J., W. Petzke, J. Boehnert, D. Brucker, N. Chartier, and J. Knievel, 2020: Improving the performance and scalability of the Colorado Fire Prediction System (CO-FPS) using dynamic cloud resources. 6th Symposium on High Performance Computing for Weather, Water, and Climate, Boston, MA, American Meterological Society.



87.
Haupt, S. E., R. M. Rauber, B. Carmichael, J. C. Knievel, J. Cogan, S. Hanna, M. Askelson, J. M. Shepherd, M. Alfonso Fragomeni, N. Debbage, B. Johnson, B. Kosović, S. McIntosh, F. Chen, K. Miller, M. Williams, and S. Drobot, 2020: 100 years of progress in applied meteorology. 18th History Symposium, Boston, MA, American Meterological Society.



86.
Hendricks, E. A., J. C. Knievel, D. S. Nolan, and Y. Wang, 2020: Evaluation of multiple planetary boundary layer parameterizations and urban canopy models for simulation of near-surface meteorological conditions in Miami during the landfall of Hurricane Irma (2017). 15th Symposium on the Urban Environment, Boston, MA, American Meteorological Society.



85.
Hopson, T., J. C. Knievel and M. Frediani, 2020: Exploring the predictability of synoptically induced cold-air damming in the eastern United States. 30th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, and 26th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, Boston, MA, American Meterological Society.



84.
Juliano, T. W., M. E. B. Frediani, B. Kosović, J. C. Knievel, P. Jimenez Muñoz, and D. Muñoz-Esparza, 2020: A wildland fire spotting parameterization for the Weather Research and Forecasting Model. 30th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, and 26th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, Boston, MA, American Meterological Society.



83.
Riddle, E., S. Stellingwerf, T. M. Hopson, J. Knievel, B. Brown, and M. Gebremichael, 2020: Evaluation TIGGE rainfall foreasts for tropical eastern Africa. 30th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, and 26th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, Boston, MA, American Meterological Society.



82.
Serke, D. J., C. Kessinger, S. A. Tessendorf, A. Korolev, I. Heckman, J. French, J. Knievel, J. A. Haggerty, and D. Albo, 2020: Dual-Polarization Radar Icing Algorithm (RadIA): verification/validation with research flights and application at military test ranges. 20th Conference on Range, Aviation, and Aerospace Meteorology, Boston, MA, American Meterological Society.



81.
Siems-Anderson, A. R., A. DeCastro, B. Kosović, P. Jimenez, D. Muñoz-Esparza, and J. Knievel, 2020: Verifying the performance of the Colorado Fire Prediction System. 26th Conference on Probability and Statistics, Boston, MA, American Meteorological Society.



80.
Wang, Y., Y. Xue, J. C. Knievel, and Z. Zhai, 2020: An adjoint probability inverse modelling method for air pollutant source determination with applications to a complex urban environment. 15th Symposium on the Urban Environment, Boston, MA, American Meteorological Society.



79.
DeCastro, A., A. Anderson, J. Sauer, E. Smith, J. C. Knievel, B. Kosović, J. Balch, and B. Brown, 2019: The sensitivity of WRF-Fire predictions of area, location, and propagation direction to changes in ignition point location and time. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, American Geophysical Union.



78.
Hendricks, E. A., J. C. Knievel, and Y. Wang, 2019: Addition of multiple-layer urban canopy models to the YSU PBL parameterization. Joint WRF and MPAS Users' Workshop, Boulder, CO, NCAR.



77.
Hendricks, E. A., J. C. Knievel, and Y. Wang, 2019: Evaluation of a hierarchy of urban canopy parameterizations in the WRF Model during the passage of cold front in Houston. 18th Conference on Mesoscale Processes, Savannah, GA, American Meteorological Society.



76.
Hopson, T. M., J. C. Knievel, M. E. Frediani, 2019: Forecasting eastern US cold air damming using a multi-scale dynamical-statistical hybrid approach. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, American Geophysical Union.



75.
Knievel, J. C., D. S. Nolan, G. H. Bryan, B. D. McNoldy, J. A. Hlywiak, J. Y. Ge, E. A. Hendricks, R. Rotunno, and C. M. Rozoff, 2018: Toward better simulations of hurricane winds in urban canopies. AGU Fall Meeting, Washington, DC, American Geophysical Union.



74.
Grim, J. A, A. P. Mizzi, J. C. Knievel, and F. Vandenberghe, 2018: Optimizing dropsonde location to improve estimates of a wind profile at a remote location. 6th Symposium on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, Austin, TX, American Meteorological Society.



73
Roux, G., Y. Liu, J. Knievel, L. Delle Monache, T. Hopson, S. Halvorson, 2017: A combined bias-correction and probability calibration ensemble post-processing scheme for the Army WRF Ensemble-RTFDDA system. 18th Annual WRF Users' Workshop, Boulder, CO, NCAR.



72
Pan, L., Y. Liu, G. Roux, Y. Wu, J. Knievel, L. Delle Monache, J. Pace, and S. Halvorson, 2017: Evaluations of WRF new features with an operational army ensemble prediction system. 28th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting and 24th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, Seattle, WA, American Meteorological Society.



71
Grim, J. A., J. C. Knievel, and A. P. Mizzi, 2017: Using soundings at one location and time to predict wind profiles at other locations and times. 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, Seattle, WA, American Meteorological Society.



70
Grim, J. A., J. C. Knievel, A. P. Mizzi, and F. Vandenberghe, 2016: Temporal and spatial variability of wind profiles for use in aviation planning. 5th Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology Special Symposium, New Orleans, LA, American Meteorological Society.



69.
Liu, Y., J. Knievel, Y. Liu, R. Dumais, and D. I. Knapp, 2016: Simulation of summer monsoon convection at the U.S. Army White Sands Missile Range using NCAR RTFDDA-VLES. 6th Conference on Transition of Research to Operations, New Orleans, LA, American Meteorological Society.



68.
Liu, Y., Y. Liu, J. Knievel, and B. Kosović, 2016: WRF-LES simulation of summer monsoon convection initiation at the U.S. Army White Sands Missile Range. 17th Annual WRF Users' Workshop, Boulder, CO, National Center for Atmospheric Research.



67.
Liu, Y., G. Roux, L. Pan, L. Delle Monache, and J. Knievel, 2016: A dynamical-statistical downscaling approach for range-scale numerical weather prediction. 23rd Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences, New Orleans, LA, American Meteorological Society.



66.
Pan, L., Y. Liu, G. Roux, Y. Wu, J. Knievel, 2016: A comparison of WRF v3.7 and WRF v3.5 with an operational Army ensemble prediction system. 17th Annual WRF Users' Workshop, Boulder, CO, National Center for Atmospheric Research.



65.
Wu, Y., Y. Liu, L. Pan, A. Bourgeois, J. Knievel, Z. Ying, and J. Sun, 2016: Assimilation of radar data with WRF-based 4D-REKF FDDA and a PECAN case study. 17th Annual WRF Users' Workshop, Boulder, CO, National Center for Atmospheric Research.



64.
De Wekker, S. F. J., S. Serafin, and J. C. Knievel, 2015: A mesoscale model-based climatography of daytime atmospheric boundary layer heights over complex terrain. 33rd International Conference on Alpine Meteorology, Innsbruck, Austria, University of Innsbruck.



63.
Liu, Y., Y. Wu, L. Pan, A. Bourgeois, J. C. Knievel, J. Pace, F. W. Gallagher, and S. F. Halvorson, 2015: Recent developments of WRF obs-nudging and 4D-Relaxation Ensemble Kalman Filter FDDA. 16th Annual WRF Users' Workshop, Boulder, CO, National Center for Atmospheric Research.



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Liu, Y., Y. Wu, L. Pan, A. Bourgeois, G. Roux, J. C. Knievel, J. Hacker, J. Pace, F. W. Gallagher, and S. F. Halvorson, 2015: Recent developments of NCAR's 4D-Relaxation Ensemble Kalman Filter system. 19th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), Phoenix, AZ, American Meteorological Society.



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Pan, L., Y. Liu, J. C. Knievel, S. Halvorson, and J. Pace, 2015: Assimilation of surface observations with WRF four-dimensional relaxation ensemble Kalman filter with climatological analog forecast ensemble. 19th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), Phoenix, AZ, American Meteorological Society.



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Spade, D. M., T. E. Gill, R. E. Dumais Jr., and J. C. Knievel, 2015: Improving terrain and land use representation in modeling the playa breeze using the Weather Research and Forecasting Model. 29th Conference on Hydrology, Phoenix, AZ, American Meteorological Society.



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Wu, W., Y. Liu, F. Vandenberghe, J. C. Knievel, and J. Hacker, 2015: Reducing model systematic bias through integrated observational and modeling data analytics. 16th Annual WRF Users' Workshop, Boulder, CO, National Center for Atmospheric Research.



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Massey, J. D., W. J. Steenburgh, S. W. Hoch, J. C. Knievel, E. R. Pardyjak, and D. Jensen, 2014: Improving boundary layer and near-surface temperatures forecasts over arid mountainous regions: results from the MATERHORN field campaign. 16th Conference on Mountain Meteorology, San Diego, CA, American Meteorological Society.



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Wu, W., Y. Liu, and J. C. Knievel, 2014: Evaluation of the latest WRF with high-resolution observations. 15th Annual WRF Users' Workshop, Boulder, CO, National Center for Atmospheric Research.



56.
Hopson, T., J. Knievel, Y. Liu, G. Roux, and W. Wu, 2013: Verifying and postprocessing the ensemble spread-error relationship. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, EGU.



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Liu, Y., Y. Liu, J. C. Knievel, J. Pace, D. Zajic, and S. De Wekker, 2013: LES simulation of synoptic, mechanic-forcing, and thermally-driven flow interaction of Granite Mountain, UT. Fall Meeting of the AGU, San Francisco, CA, American Geophysical Union.



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Massey, J., W. J. Steenburgh, S. W. Hoch, and J. C. Knievel, 2013: Sensitivity of near-surface temperature forecasts to soil properties over a dryland region in complex terrain. Fall Meeting of the AGU, San Francisco, CA, American Geophysical Union.



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Serafin, S., S. De Wekker, and J. C. Knievel, 2013: Boundary-layer phenomena in the vicinity of an isolated mountain: a climatography based on an operational high-resolution forecast system. Fall Meeting of the AGU, San Francisco, CA, American Geophysical Union.



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Deierling, W., J. C. Knievel, C. J. Kessinger, M. Steiner, and E. Nelson, 2013: Lightning-potential forecast sensitivity to microphysics in the WRF Model. 6th Conference on the Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data, Austin, TX, American Meteorological Society.



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Delle Monache, L., A. Eckel, B. Nagarajan, D. Rife, J. C. Knievel, T. McClung, and K. R. Searight, 2013: Optimization of the analog ensemble method. Special Symposium on Advancing Weather and Climate Forecasts: Innovative Techniques and Applications, AMS Annual Meeting, Austin, TX,, American Meteorological Society.



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Grim, J. A., J. Knievel, and E. T. Crosman, 2013: Retrieving MODIS water surface temperatures of inland bodies of water for use in operational mesoscale modeling. 9th Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, Austin, TX, American Meteorological Society.



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Liu, Y., L. Pan, Y. Wu, A. Bourgeois, J. C. Knievel, S. Swerdlin, J. Pace, F. W. Gallagher, III, and S. F. Halvorson, 2013: Validation and evaluation of the NCAR 4D-REKF ensemble data assimilation and forecasting system. 17th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), Austin, TX, American Meteorological Society.



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Deierling, W., J. C. Knievel, C. J. Kessinger, M. Steiner, and E. Nelson, 2012: The sensitivity of lightning-potential forecasts to microphysics in the WRF Model. 3rd Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology Special Symposium on Weather-Air Traffic Management Integration, New Orleans, LA, American Meteorological Society.



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Descombes, G., J. Knievel, J. H. Copeland, and F. Vandenberghe, 2012: Smart climatologies for seasonal predictions at a regional scale. 10th Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications to Environmental Science, New Orleans, LA, American Meteorological Society.



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Grim, J. A., J. C. Knievel, and H. H. Fisher, 2012: Effects of the Great Salt Lake's temperature and size on the regional precipitation in the WRF Model. 13th Annual WRF Users' Workshop, Boulder, CO, National Center for Atmospheric Research.



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Hopson, T. M., L. Delle Monache, Y. Liu, G. Roux, W. Wu, W. Cheng, J. C. Knievel, and S. E. Haupt, 2012: Comparing and contrasting post-processing approaches to calibrating ensemble wind and temperature forecasts. 21st Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences, New Orleans, LA, American Meteorological Society.



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Liu, Y., W. Y. Y. Cheng, L. Pan, G. Roux, Y. W. Liu, J. C. Knievel, J. Pace, F. Gallagher, and S. Halvorson, 2012: Advanced data assimilation technologies for realtime meso- and micro-scale weather analysis, nowcasting, and forecasting. The Urban and Rural Meteorology Workshop, South Korea.



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Liu, Y., L. Pan, Y. Wu, A. Bourgeois, J. Knievel, S. Swerdlin, X. Y. Huang, J. C. Pace, F. W. Gallagher, and S. F. Halvorson, 2012: Development of the NCAR 4D-REKF Ensemble Data Assimilation and Forecasting System and a comparison with Dart-EnKF and WRFVAR. 16th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), New Orleans, LA, American Meteorological Society.



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Searight, K. R., J. C. Knievel, C. Borst, J. Exby, H. H. Fisher, R. Ruttenberg, J. C. Pace, S. F. Halvorson, and F. W. Gallagher, 2012: Consolidating distributed operational NWP models into centralized HPCs: a case study. 28th Conference on Interactive Information Processing Systems (IIPS), New Orleans, LA, American Meteorological Society.



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Searight, K. R., H. Soh, H. H. Fisher, and J. C. Knievel, 2012: Integration of the Interactive Data Viewer into an operational weather forecasting system. 28th Conference on Interactive Information Processing Systems (IIPS), New Orleans, LA, American Meteorological Society.



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Wu, W., Y. Liu, M. Ge, J. C. Knievel, S. Swerdlin, and J. Pace, 2012: A numerical study of the 27th April 2011 tornado outbreak in the southeastern U. S. with the WRF-RTFDDA-LES System. Special Symposium on the Tornado Disasters of 2011, New Orleans, LA, American Meteorological Society.



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Wu Y., Y. Liu, N. Jacobs, P. Childs, F. Vandenberghe, L. Pan, and J. C. Knievel, 2012: An online data quality control procedure with the NCAR RTFDDA System. 16th Symposium on Meteorological Observation and Instrumentation, New Orleans, LA, American Meteorological Society.



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Xu, M., Y. Liu, W. Yu, J. Sun, M. Ge, J. C. Knievel, and J. C. Pace, 2012: Radar data assimilation for short-term forecasting of convection using a hybrid approach of latent heat nudging, 3DVAR, and grid nudging. 16th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), New Orleans, LA, American Meteorological Society.



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Other conference papers and abstracts 1995–2011 omitted for brevity



 





Key to abbreviations (alphabetical)

4DWX = Four-Dimensional Weather System
AF = Air Force
AGU = American Geophysical Union
AMS = American Meteorological Society
ATEC = U. S. Army Test and Evaluation Command
BACIMO = Battlespace Atmospheric and Cloud Impacts on Military Operations
CFDDA = Climate four-dimensional data assimilation
DOD = US Department of Defense
GLOBE = Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment
ITEA = International Test and Evaluation Association
IUGG = International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics
JPADS = Joint Precision Airdrop System
MCV = mesoscale convective vortex
NCAR = National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO
NOAA = National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
RAL = Research Applications Laboratory
RTFDDA = Real-time four-dimensional data assimilation
SBIR = Small Business Innovation Research
SOARS = Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science
TEAMx = Multi-Scale Transport and Exchange Processes in the Atmosphere over Mountains — Programme and Experiment
UCAR = University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO




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