Dr. Wei-Kuo Tao

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Dr. Wei-Kuo Tao

  • (AST, METEOROLOGICAL STUDIES)
  • 301.614.6269 | 301.614.5492
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 612
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: NASA
  • Publications

    Refereed

    Lee, S. S., W.-K. Tao, and C. H. Jung. 2014. "Aerosol Effects on Instability, Circulations, Clouds, and Precipitation." Advances in Meteorology, 2014 (Article ID 683950): 1-8 [10.1155/2014/683950]

    Wu, D., X. Dong, B. Xi, et al. Z. Feng, A. Kennedy, G. Mullendore, M. Gilmore, and W.-K. Tao. 2013. "Impacts of microphysical scheme on convective and stratiform characteristics in two high precipitation squall line events." J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118 (19): 11,119-11,135 [10.1002/jgrd.50798]

    Matsui, T., T. Iguchi, X. Li, et al. M. Han, W.-K. Tao, W. A. Petersen, T. L'Ecuyer, R. Meneghini, W. S. Olson, C. D. Kummerow, A. Y. Hou, M. R. Schwaller, E. F. Stocker, and J. M. Kwiatkowski. 2013. "GPM Satellite Simulator over Ground Validation Sites." Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 94 (11): 1653-1660 [10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00160.1]

    Shen, B.-W., B. Nelson, W.-K. Tao, and Y.-L. Lin. 2013. "Advanced Visualizations of Scale Interactions of Tropical Cyclone Formation and Tropical Waves." Computing in Science & Engineering, 15 (2): 47-59 [10.1109/MCSE.2012.64]

    Mohr, K., W. Tao, J. Chern, S. Kumar, and C. Peters-Lidard. 2013. "The NASA-Goddard Multi-scale Modeling Framework–Land Information System: Global land/atmosphere interaction with resolved convection." Environmental Modelling & Software, 39: 103-115 [10.1016/j.envsoft.2012.02.023]

    Shen, B.-W., B. Nelson, S. Cheung, and W.-K. Tao. 2013. "Improving NASA's Multiscale Modeling Framework for Tropical Cyclone Climate Study." Computing in Science & Engineering, 15 (5): 56-67 [10.1109/MCSE.2012.90]

    Iguchi, T., T. Nakajima, A. Khain, et al. K. Saito, T. Takemura, H. Okamoto, T. Nishizawa, and W. Tao. 2012. "Evaluation of Cloud Microphysics in JMA-NHM Simulations Using Bin or Bulk Microphysical Schemes through Comparison with Cloud Radar Observations." J Atmos Sci, 69 (8): 2566-2586 [10.1175/JAS-D-11-0213.1]

    Tapiador, F., W.-K. Tao, J. J. Shi, et al. C. Angelis, M. Martinez, C. Marcos, A. Rodriguez, and A. Y. Hou. 2012. "A Comparison of Perturbed Initial Conditions and Multiphysics Ensembles in a Severe Weather Episode in Spain." J Appl Meteor Climato, 51 (3): 489-504 [10.1175/JAMC-D-11-041.1]

    Shen, B.-W., W.-K. Tao, Y.-L. Lin, and A. Laing. 2012. "Genesis of twin tropical cyclones as revealed by a global mesoscale model: The role of mixed Rossby gravity waves." J. Geophys. Res., 117 (D13): D13114 [10.1029/2012JD017450]

    Shen, B.-W., W.-K. Tao, Y.-L. Lin, and A. Laing. 2012. "Correction to “Genesis of twin tropical cyclones as revealed by a global mesoscale model: The role of mixed Rossby gravity waves”." J. Geophys. Res., 117 (D16): D16199 [10.1029/2012JD018598]

    Tao, W.-K., J. Jainn, L. Pay-Lin, et al. C. Jhihying, S. E. Lang, C. Mei-Yu, Y. Ming-Jen, W. Chun-Chien, P. Christa, S. Chung-Hsiung, and J. Ben. 2011. "High-Resolution Numerical Simulation of the Extreme Rainfall Associated with Typhoon Morakot. Part I: Comparing the Impact of Microphysics and PBL Parameterizations with Observations." Terrestrial, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, 22 (6): 673 [10.3319/TAO.2011.08.26.01(TM)]

    Zeng, X., and W. Tao. 2011. "Estimating the Ice Crystal Enhancement Factor in the Tropics." Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 68 (7): 1424-1434 [10.1175/2011JAS3550.1]

    Shen, B., W. Tao, and B. Green. 2011. "Coupling Advanced Modeling and Visualization to Improve High-Impact Tropical Weather Prediction." Computing in Science & Engineering, 13 (5): 56-67 [10.1109/MCSE.2010.141]

    Tao, W.-K., J. J. Shi, S. S. Chen, et al. S. E. Lang, L. Pay-Liam, S.-Y. Hong, C. D. Peters-Lidard, and A. Y. Hou. 2011. "The impact of microphysical schemes on hurricane intensity and track." Asia-Pacific J Atmos Sci, 47 (1): 1-16 [10.1007/s13143-011-1001-z]

    Chen, W., P. Christopher, F. Jui-Lin, et al. E. Duane, J. Chern, W. Tao, H. Jonathan, and M. Adrian. 2011. "Partitioning CloudSat ice water content for comparison with upper tropospheric ice in global atmospheric models." J. Geophys. Res., 116 (D19): D19206 [10.1029/2010JD015179]

    Lang, S., W. Tao, X. Zeng, and L. Yaping. 2011. "Reducing the Biases in Simulated Radar Reflectivities from a Bulk Microphysics Scheme: Tropical Convective Systems." J. Atmos. Sci., 68 (10): 2306-2320 [10.1175/JAS-D-10-05000.1]

    Shen, B.-W., W.-K. Tao, W. K. Lau, and R. Atlas. 2010. "Predicting tropical cyclogenesis with a global mesoscale model: Hierarchical multiscale interactions during the formation of tropical cyclone Nargis (2008)." J. Geophys. Res, 115 (D14): D14102 [10.1029/2009JD013140]

    Hagos, S., C. Zhang, W. Tao, et al. S. Lang, Y. Takayabu, S. Shige, M. Katsumata, W. S. Olson, and T. L’Ecuyer. 2010. "Estimates of Tropical Diabatic Heating Profiles: Commonalities and Uncertainties." Journal of Climate, 23 (3): 542-558 [10.1175/2009JCLI3025.1]

    Zhang, C., L. Jian, H. Samson, et al. W. Tao, S. Lang, N. Yukari, S. Shoichi, K. Masaki, W. S. Olson, and L. Tristan. 2010. "MJO Signals in Latent Heating: Results from TRMM Retrievals." J Atmos Sci, 67 (11): 3488-3508 [10.1175/2010JAS3398.1]

    Wind, G., S. Shige, W. Tao, and N. Hirota. 2010. "Shallow and Deep Latent Heating Modes over Tropical Oceans Observed with TRMM PR Spectral Latent Heating Data." Journal of Climate, 23 (8): 2030-2046 [10.1175/2009JCLI3110.1]

    Li, X., W. Tao, T. Matsui, C. Li, and H. Masunaga. 2010. "Improving a spectral bin microphysical scheme using TRMM satellite observations." Q.J.R. Meteorol. Soc., 136 (647): 382-399 [10.1002/qj.569]

    Masunaga, H., T. Matsui, W. Tao, et al. A. Hou, D. Christian, N. Teruyuki, B. Peter, W. S. Olson, S. Miho, and Y. Takashi. 2010. "Satellite Data Simulator Unit: A Multisensor, Multispectral Satellite Simulator Package." Bull Amer Meteor Soc, 91 (12): 1625-1632 [10.1175/2010BAMS2809.1]

    Shi, J. J., W.-K. Tao, T. Matsui, et al. R. Cifelli, A. Y. Hou, S. E. Lang, A. Tokay, N. Wang, C. D. Peters-Lidard, G. Skofronick-Jackson, S. Rutledge, and W. A. Petersen. 2010. "WRF Simulations of the 20–22 January 2007 Snow Events over Eastern Canada: Comparison with In Situ and Satellite Observations." J Applied Meteor Climatol, 49 (11): 2246–2266 [10.1175/2010JAMC2282.1]

    Ott, L., K. E. Pickering, G. Stenchikov, et al. D. Allen, A. DeCaria, B. Ridley, R. Lin, S. Lang, and W. Tao. 2010. "Production of lightning NOx and its vertical distribution calculated from three-dimensional cloud-scale chemical transport model simulations." J. Geophys. Res., 115 (D4): D04301 [10.1029/2009JD011880]

    Shen, B., W. Tao, and M. Wu. 2010. "African easterly waves in 30-day high-resolution global simulations: A case study during the 2006 NAMMA period." Geophys Res Lett, 37 (18): L18803 [10.1029/2010GL044355]

    Tao, W.-K., E. A. Lee, X. Zeng, S. Shige, and Y. Takayabu. 2010. "Relating Convective and Stratiform Rain to Latent Heating." Journal of Climate, 23 (7): 1874-1893 [10.1175/2009JCLI3278.1]

    Matsui, T., D. M. Mocko, M.-I. Lee, et al. W.-K. Tao, M. J. Suarez, and R. Pielke. 2010. "Ten-year climatology of summertime diurnal rainfall rate over the conterminous U.S." Geophys. Res. Lett., 37 (13): L13807 [10.1029/2010GL044139]

    Lee, M.-I., I. Choi, W.-K. Tao, S. D. Schubert, and I.-S. Kang. 2009. "Mechanisms of diurnal precipitation over the US Great Plains: a cloud resolving model perspective." Climate Dynamics, 34 (2-3): 419-437 [10.1007/s00382-009-0531-x]

    Waliser, D. E., J. Li, C. P. Woods, et al. R. T. Austin, J. Bacmeister, J. Chern, A. Del Genio, J. H. Jiang, Z. Kuang, H. Meng, P. Minnis, S. E. Platnick, W. B. Rossow, G. L. Stephens, S. Sun-Mack, W.-K. Tao, A. M. Tompkins, D. G. Vane, C. Walker, and D. Wu. 2009. "Cloud ice: A climate model challenge with signs and expectations of progress." J. Geophys. Res., 114: D00A21 [10.1029/2008JD010015]

    Grecu, M., W. S. Olson, C. Shie, T. LEcuyer, and W. Tao. 2009. "Combining Satellite Microwave Radiometer and Radar Observations to Estimate Atmospheric Heating Profiles." Journal of Climate, 22 (23): 6356-6376 [10.1175/2009JCLI3020.1]

    Zeng, X., W.-K. Tao, X. Li, et al. M. Zhang, A. Y. Hou, S. Xie, S. E. Lang, D. O. Starr, X. Li, and J. Simpson. 2009. "An Indirect Effect of Ice Nuclei on Atmospheric Radiation." J. Atmos. Sci., 66 (1): 41-61 [10.1175/2008JAS2778.1]

    Jiang, X., D. Waliser, J. Li, et al. B. Tian, W. Olson, M. Grecu, W. Tao, S. Lang, J. Tompkins, and T. L'Ecuyer. 2009. "Vertical Heating Structures Associated with the MJO as Characterized by TRMM Estimates, ECMWF Reanalyses, and Forecasts: A Case Study during 1998/99 Winter." Journal of Climate, 22 (22): 6001-6020 [10.1175/2009JCLI3048.1]

    Santanello Jr, J. A., C. Peters-Lidard, S. Kummar, C. Alonge, and W.-K. Tao. 2009. "A Modeling and Observational Framework for Diagnosing Local Land–Atmosphere Coupling on Diurnal Time Scales." J. Hydrometeor, 10 (3): 577-599 [10.1175/2009JHM1066.1]

    Zeng, X., W. Tao, M. Zhang, et al. Y. Hou, S. Xie, S. Lang, X. Li, O. David, and X. Li. 2009. "A contribution by ice nuclei to global warming." Q.J.R. Meteorol. Soc., 135 (643): 1614-1629 [10.1002/qj.449]

    Tao, W.-K., J.-D. Chern, R. Atlas, et al. D. Randall, M. Khairoutdinov, J. Li, D. Waliser, A. Y. Hou, X. Lin, C. D. Peters-Lidard, W. K. Lau, J. Jiang, and J. Simpson. 2009. "A Multiscale Modeling System: Developments, Applications, and Critical Issues." Bull. Am. Meteor. Soc., 90 (4): 515-534 [10.1175/2008BAMS2542.1]

    Tao, W.-K., and M. Moncrieff. 2009. "Multiscale cloud system modeling." Rev. Geophys., 47 (4): RG4002 [10.1029/2008RG000276]

    Li, X., W.-K. Tao, A. Khain, J. Simpson, and D. Johnson. 2009. "Sensitivity of a Cloud-Resolving Model to Bulk and Explicit Bin Microphysical Schemes. Part I: Comparisons." Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 66 (1): 3-21 [10.1175/2008JAS2646.1]

    Zeng, X., W.-K. Tao, T. Matsui, et al. S. Xie, E. A. Lee, M. Zhang, D. O. Starr, X. Li, and J. Simpson. 2009. "Diagnosing the Ice Crystal Enhancement Facort in the Tropics." J Atmos Sci,

    Tao, W.-K., D. Anderson, J.-D. Chern, et al. J. Estin, A. Hou, P. Houser, R. Kakar, S. E. Lang, W. K. Lau, C. D. Peters-Lidard, X. Li, T. Matsui, M. Rienecker, M. R. Schoeberl, B. W. Shen, J. J. Shi, and X. Zeng. 2009. " Goddard Multi-Scale Modeling Systems with Unified Physics." Annales Geophysics, 27: 3055-3064 [10.5194/angeo-27-3055-2009]

    Shige, S., Y. Takayabu, S. Kida, et al. W.-K. Tao, X. Zeng, C. Yokoyama, and T. L'Ecuyer. 2009. "Spectral Retrieval of Latent Heating Profiles from TRMM PR Data. Part IV: Comparisons of Lookup Tables from Two- and Three-Dimensional Cloud-Resolving Model Simulations." Journal of Climate, 22 (20): 5577-5594 [10.1175/2009JCLI2919.1]

    Norris, P. M., L. Oreopoulos, A. Y. Hou, W. K. Tao, and X. Zeng. 2008. "Representation of 3D heterogeneous cloud fields using copulas: Theory for water clouds." Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 1843-1864: 10.1002/qj.321.

    Li, J.-L., D. Waliser, C. Woods, et al. J. Teixeira, J. Bacmeister, J.-D. Chern, B.-W. Shen, A. Tompkins, W.-K. Tao, and M. Kohler. 2008. "Comparisons of satellites liquid water estimates to ECMWF and GMAO analyses, 20th century IPCC AR4 climate simulations, and GCM simulations." Geophysical Research Letters, 35 (19): L19710 [10.1029/2008GL035427]

    Guo, H., Y. Liu, H. Daum, and W.-K. Tao. 2008. "Characteristics of vertical velocity in marine stratocumulus: comparison of large eddy simulations with observations." Environ. Res. Lett., 3 (4): 045020 [10.1088/1748-9326/3/4/045020]

    Fan, J., R. Zhang, W.-K. Tao, and K. Mohr. 2008. "Effects of aerosol optical properties on deep convective clouds and radiative forcing." J Geophys Res, 113 (D8): doi:101029/2007JD009257, D08209 [10.1029/2007JD009257]

    Sui, C.-H., X. Li, W. K. Lau, et al. W.-K. Tao, M.-D. Chou, and M.-J. Yang. 2008. "Convective-radiative-mixing processes in the Tropical Ocean-Atmosphere." Recent Progress in Atmospheric Sciences with Applications to the Asia-Pacific Region, 66-88, ISBN: 978-981-281-890-4. [10.1142/9789812818911_0004]

    Zhou, Y., W.-K. Tao, A. Y. Hou, et al. W. S. Olson, C.-L. Shie, K. Lau, M. Chou, X. Lin, and M. Grecu. 2007. "Use of High-Resolution Satellite Observations to Evaluate Cloud and Precipitation Statistics from Cloud-Resolving Model Simulations. Part I: South China Sea Monsoon Experiment." J. Atmos. Sci., 64 (12): 4309-4329 [10.1175/2007JAS2281.1]

    Zeng, X., W.-K. Tao, M. Zhang, et al. C. Peters-Lidard, S. E. Lang, J. Simpson, S. Kumar, S. Xie, J. Eastman, C.-L. Shie, and J. Geiger. 2007. "Evaluating Clouds in Long-Term Cloud-Resolving Model Simulations with Observational Data." J Atmos Sci, 64: 4153-4329.

    Lang, S. E., W.-K. Tao, R. Cifelli, et al. W. S. Olson, J. Halverson, S. Rutledge, and J. Simpson. 2007. "Improving Simulations of Convective Systems from TRMM LBA: Easterly and Westerly Regimes." J Atmos Sci, 64 (4): 1141-1164 [10.1175/JAS3879.1]

    Lang, S. E., W.-K. Tao, R. Cifelli, et al. W. S. Olson, J. Halverson, S. Rutledge, and J. Simpson. 2007. "Improving simulations of convective systems from TRMM LBA: Easterly and westerly regimes." J Atmos Sci, 64 (1141-1164): 101175/JAS3879.

    Fan, J., R. Zhang, G. Li, and W.-K. Tao. 2007. "Effects of aerosols and relative humidity on cumulus clouds." J. Geophys. Res., 112 (D14): D14204 [10.1029/2006JD008136]

    Olson, W., C. Kummerow, S. Yang, et al. G. Petty, W. Tao, T. Bell, S. Braun, Y. Wang, S. Lang, D. Johnson, and C. Chiu. 2006. "Precipitation and latent heating distributions from satellite passive microwave radiometry. Part I: Improved method and uncertainties." J Appl Meteorol Climatol, 45 (5): 702-720.

    Matsui, T., H. Masunaga, S. Kreidenweis, et al. R. Pielke, W.-K. Tao, M. Chin, and Y. Kaufman. 2006. "Satellite-based assessment of marine low cloud variability associated with aerosol, atmospheric stability, and the diurnal cycle." J. Geophys. Res., 111 (D17): D17204 [10.1029/2005JD006097]

    Stenchikov, G., L. Ott, J. Scala, et al. W.-K. Tao, A. DeCaria, K. Pickering, D. Bartels, and T. Matejka. 2005. "Simulation of the fine structure of the 12 July 1996 Stratosphere-Troposphere Experiment: Radiation Aerosols and Ozone (STERAO-A) storm accounting for effects of terrain and interaction with mesoscale flow." J Geophys Res, 110 (D14304): [0.1029/2004JD005582]

    Li, J.-L., D. E. Waliser, J. H. Jiang, et al. D. L. Wu, W. Read, J. W. Waters, A. M. Tompkins, L. J. Donner, J.-D. Chern, W.-K. Tao, R. Atlas, Y. Gu, K. N. Liou, A. Del Genio, M. Khairoutdinov, and A. Gettelman. 2005. "Comparisons of EOS MLS cloud ice measurements with ECMWF analyses and GCM simulations: Initial results." Geophysical Research Letters, 32 (18): L18710 [10.1029/2005GL023788]

    Zeng, X., W.-K. Tao, and J. Simpson. 2005. "An Equation for Moist Entropy in a Precipitating and Icy Atmosphere." Journal of Atmospheric Sciences, 62 (12): 4293-4309 [10.1175/JAS3570.1]

    Tao, W., D. Starr, A. Hou, P. Newman, and Y. Sud. 2004. "The Cumulus Parameterization Problem: Past, Present, and Future." Journal of Climate, 17 (13): 2493-2525 [10.1175/1520-0442(2004)017<2493:RATCPP>2.0.CO;2]

    Li, X., C.-H. Sui, W. K. Lau, and W.-K. Tao. 2004. "Tropical convective responses to microphysical and radiative processes: a sensitivity study with a 2-D cloud resolving model." Meteorol. Atmos. Phys., 90 (3-4): 245-259 [10.1007/s00703-004-0088-5]

    Tao, W.-K., J. Simpson, D. Baker, et al. S. A. Braun, M. Chou, B. Ferrier, D. Johnson, A. Khain, S. E. Lang, B. Lynn, C.-L. Shie, D. O. Starr, C. Sui, Y. Wang, and P. Wetzel. 2003. "Microphysics radiation and surface processes in the Goddard Cumulus Ensemble (GCM) model." Meteor Atmos Phys, 82: 97-137.

    Tao, W.-K. 2003. "Goddard Cumulus Ensemble (GCE) Model: Application for Understanding Precipitation Processes." Meteorological Monographs, 29 (51): 107-107 [10.1175/0065-9401(2003)029<0107:CGCEGM>2.0.CO;2]

    Lang, S. E., W.-K. Tao, J. Simpson, and B. Ferrier. 2003. "Modeling of Convective–Stratiform Precipitation Processes: Sensitivity to Partitioning Methods." J Appl Meteor, 42 (4): 505–527 [10.1175/1520-0450(2003)042<0505:MOCSPP>2.0.CO;2]

    Olson, W. S., S. Yang, C. A. Kummerow, et al. Z. Haddad, W.-K. Tao, E. A. Lee, D. E. Johnson, S. A. Braun, C. Chiu, and J.-J. Wang. 2002. "Estimation of precipitation and latent heating distributions by satellite passive/active microwave remote sensing." Microwave Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere and Environment, 50-57.

    Lau, W. K., C.-H. Sui, M.-D. Chou, and W.-K. Tao. 1994. "Reply to Comment on paper: An inquiry into the Cirrus-Cloud Thermostat Effect for tropical sea surface temperature." Geophys. Res. Lett., 21: 1187-1188.

    Lau, W. K., C.-H. Sui, M.-D. Chou, and W.-K. Tao. 1994. "An inquiry into the cirrus-cloud thermostat effect for tropical sea surface temperature." Geophys Res Lett, 21 (12): 1,157-1,160 [10.1029/94GL00222]

    Publications

    Refereed

    Lee, S. S., W.-K. Tao, and C. H. Jung. 2014. "Aerosol Effects on Instability, Circulations, Clouds, and Precipitation." Advances in Meteorology 2014 (Article ID 683950): 1-8 [10.1155/2014/683950]

    Wu, D., X. Dong, B. Xi, et al. Z. Feng, A. Kennedy, G. Mullendore, M. Gilmore, and W.-K. Tao. 2013. "Impacts of microphysical scheme on convective and stratiform characteristics in two high precipitation squall line events." J. Geophys. Res. Atmos. 118 (19): 11,119-11,135 [10.1002/jgrd.50798]

    Matsui, T., T. Iguchi, X. Li, et al. M. Han, W.-K. Tao, W. A. Petersen, T. L'Ecuyer, R. Meneghini, W. S. Olson, C. D. Kummerow, A. Y. Hou, M. R. Schwaller, E. F. Stocker, and J. M. Kwiatkowski. 2013. "GPM Satellite Simulator over Ground Validation Sites." Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 94 (11): 1653-1660 [10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00160.1]

    Shen, B.-W., B. Nelson, W.-K. Tao, and Y.-L. Lin. 2013. "Advanced Visualizations of Scale Interactions of Tropical Cyclone Formation and Tropical Waves." Computing in Science & Engineering 15 (2): 47-59 [10.1109/MCSE.2012.64]

    Mohr, K., W. Tao, J. Chern, S. Kumar, and C. Peters-Lidard. 2013. "The NASA-Goddard Multi-scale Modeling Framework–Land Information System: Global land/atmosphere interaction with resolved convection." Environmental Modelling & Software 39 103-115 [10.1016/j.envsoft.2012.02.023]

    Shen, B.-W., B. Nelson, S. Cheung, and W.-K. Tao. 2013. "Improving NASA's Multiscale Modeling Framework for Tropical Cyclone Climate Study." Computing in Science & Engineering 15 (5): 56-67 [10.1109/MCSE.2012.90]

    Iguchi, T., T. Nakajima, A. Khain, et al. K. Saito, T. Takemura, H. Okamoto, T. Nishizawa, and W. Tao. 2012. "Evaluation of Cloud Microphysics in JMA-NHM Simulations Using Bin or Bulk Microphysical Schemes through Comparison with Cloud Radar Observations." J Atmos Sci 69 (8): 2566-2586 [10.1175/JAS-D-11-0213.1]

    Tapiador, F., W.-K. Tao, J. J. Shi, et al. C. Angelis, M. Martinez, C. Marcos, A. Rodriguez, and A. Y. Hou. 2012. "A Comparison of Perturbed Initial Conditions and Multiphysics Ensembles in a Severe Weather Episode in Spain." J Appl Meteor Climato 51 (3): 489-504 [10.1175/JAMC-D-11-041.1]

    Shen, B.-W., W.-K. Tao, Y.-L. Lin, and A. Laing. 2012. "Genesis of twin tropical cyclones as revealed by a global mesoscale model: The role of mixed Rossby gravity waves." J. Geophys. Res. 117 (D13): D13114 [10.1029/2012JD017450]

    Shen, B.-W., W.-K. Tao, Y.-L. Lin, and A. Laing. 2012. "Correction to “Genesis of twin tropical cyclones as revealed by a global mesoscale model: The role of mixed Rossby gravity waves”." J. Geophys. Res. 117 (D16): D16199 [10.1029/2012JD018598]

    Tao, W.-K., J. Jainn, L. Pay-Lin, et al. C. Jhihying, S. E. Lang, C. Mei-Yu, Y. Ming-Jen, W. Chun-Chien, P. Christa, S. Chung-Hsiung, and J. Ben. 2011. "High-Resolution Numerical Simulation of the Extreme Rainfall Associated with Typhoon Morakot. Part I: Comparing the Impact of Microphysics and PBL Parameterizations with Observations." Terrestrial, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences 22 (6): 673 [10.3319/TAO.2011.08.26.01(TM)]

    Zeng, X., and W. Tao. 2011. "Estimating the Ice Crystal Enhancement Factor in the Tropics." Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences 68 (7): 1424-1434 [10.1175/2011JAS3550.1]

    Shen, B., W. Tao, and B. Green. 2011. "Coupling Advanced Modeling and Visualization to Improve High-Impact Tropical Weather Prediction." Computing in Science & Engineering 13 (5): 56-67 [10.1109/MCSE.2010.141]

    Tao, W.-K., J. J. Shi, S. S. Chen, et al. S. E. Lang, L. Pay-Liam, S.-Y. Hong, C. D. Peters-Lidard, and A. Y. Hou. 2011. "The impact of microphysical schemes on hurricane intensity and track." Asia-Pacific J Atmos Sci 47 (1): 1-16 [10.1007/s13143-011-1001-z]

    Chen, W., P. Christopher, F. Jui-Lin, et al. E. Duane, J. Chern, W. Tao, H. Jonathan, and M. Adrian. 2011. "Partitioning CloudSat ice water content for comparison with upper tropospheric ice in global atmospheric models." J. Geophys. Res. 116 (D19): D19206 [10.1029/2010JD015179]

    Lang, S., W. Tao, X. Zeng, and L. Yaping. 2011. "Reducing the Biases in Simulated Radar Reflectivities from a Bulk Microphysics Scheme: Tropical Convective Systems." J. Atmos. Sci. 68 (10): 2306-2320 [10.1175/JAS-D-10-05000.1]

    Shen, B.-W., W.-K. Tao, W. K. Lau, and R. Atlas. 2010. "Predicting tropical cyclogenesis with a global mesoscale model: Hierarchical multiscale interactions during the formation of tropical cyclone Nargis (2008)." J. Geophys. Res 115 (D14): D14102 [10.1029/2009JD013140]

    Hagos, S., C. Zhang, W. Tao, et al. S. Lang, Y. Takayabu, S. Shige, M. Katsumata, W. S. Olson, and T. L’Ecuyer. 2010. "Estimates of Tropical Diabatic Heating Profiles: Commonalities and Uncertainties." Journal of Climate 23 (3): 542-558 [10.1175/2009JCLI3025.1]

    Zhang, C., L. Jian, H. Samson, et al. W. Tao, S. Lang, N. Yukari, S. Shoichi, K. Masaki, W. S. Olson, and L. Tristan. 2010. "MJO Signals in Latent Heating: Results from TRMM Retrievals." J Atmos Sci 67 (11): 3488-3508 [10.1175/2010JAS3398.1]

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