Publications & Presentations
Chiao, S., and R. Dumais, 2011: Investigations of a down-valley flow event during T-REX 2006, Wea and Forecasting, under review.
Tompkins, C., and S. Chiao, 2011: Modeling studies of impacts from the Guinea Highlands in relation to tropical cyclogenesis along the West African coast, Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, conditionally accepted.
Jury, M., and S. Chiao, 2011: Lee-side boundary layer confluence and afternoon thunderstorms over Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. J. Applied Meteorology and Climatology, conditionally accepted.
Berner, J., A. Monahan, R. Anyah, A. Hanks, S. Chiao and coauthors, 2011: Exploring the weather-climate connection. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., in review.
Jury, M. and S. Chiao, 2011: Meso-Climate of the Central Antilles. Earth Interactions, accepted (May 2011).
Pattantyus*, A., S. Chiao, and S. Czyzyk, 2011: Improving high-resolution model forecasts of downslope winds in the Las Vegas Valley. J. Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 50, 1324-1340.
Weldegaber, M., B. Demoz, L. Sparling, and S. Chiao, 2011: Observational analysis of moisture evolution and variability in the boundary layer during the dryline on 22 May 2002 (IHOP 2002), Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, 110, 87-102.
Pattantyus*, A., S. Chiao, and S. Czyzyk, 2010: Numerical model forecasting of downslope winds in the Las Vegas Valley. Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Computational Wind Engineering, Chapel Hill, NC, May 23-27, 2010.
Pattantyus*, A., and S. Chiao, 2010: Numerical studies of convective and stable boundary layer evolution in mountainous regions. Proceedings of the International Symposium for the Advancement of Boundary Layer Remote Sensing (ISARS), Paris, France, June 28-30, 2010.
Chiao, S., and G. Jenkins, 2010: Numerical investigations on the formation of tropical storm Debby during NAMMA-06. Wea and Forecasting, 25, 866-884.
Carpenter*, D. D. and S. Chiao, 2010: Modeling study of 2006 Central Florida wildfires using Fire
Area Simulator. Florida Scientist, 73, 103-119.
Jury, M., S. Chiao, and E. W. Harmsen, 2009: Mesoscale structure of trade wind convection over Puerto Rico: Composite observations and numerical simulation. Boundary Layer Meteorology. 132, 289-313.
Chiao, S. and A. P. Barros, 2007: A numerical study of the hydrometeorological drylines in Northwest India during the monsoon. J. of the Meteorological Society of Japan, 85, 337-361.
Chiao, S., 2006: Performance of planetary boundary layer schemes in the WRF model. Proceedings of the 25th Army Science Conference, Orlando, FL November 2006, 8 p.
Barros, A. P., S. Chiao, T. Lang, J. Putkonen, and D. Burbank, 2006: From weather to climate-- Seasonal to interannual variability of storms in the Himalayas. Tectonics, Climate and Landscape Evolution, GSA special paper 398, 17-38. doi:10.1130/2006.2398(02).
Richard, E., A. Buzzi, G. Zangl, N. Asencio, R. Benoit, S. Chiao and co-others, 2005: Quantitative precipitation forecasting in mountains regions - Pushed ahead by MAP. Croatian Meteorological Journal, 40, 65 – 69.
Lin, Y.-L., S.-Y. Chen, and S. Chiao, 2005: Synoptic and mesoscale environments associated with
MAP IOP-8 and the formation mechanisms of orographic rain. Mon. Wea. Rev., 133, 2227-2245.
Chiao, S., Y.-L. Lin, and M. L. Kaplan, 2004: Numerical study of the orographic forcing of heavy precipitation during MAP IOP-2B. Mon. Wea. Rev., 132, 2184-2203.
Chiao, S., 2003: The dynamics of orographic precipitation: A mesoscale modeling perspective. Ph.D. dissertation, North Carolina State University, 211 pp.
Chiao, S. and Y.-L. Lin, 2003: Numerical modeling of an orographically induced precipitation event associated with tropical storm Rachel over Taiwan. Wea. and Forecasting, 18, 325-344.
Lin, Y.-L., D. B. Ensley, S. Chiao, and C.-Y. Huang, 2002: Orographic influence on rainfall and track deflection associated with the passage of a tropical cyclone. Mon. Wea. Rev., 130, 2929-2950.
Lin, Y.-L., S. Chiao, T.-A. Wang, M. L. Kaplan, 2001: Some common ingredients for orographic flooding and heavy rainfall. Wea. and Forecasting. 15, 633-660.
Lin, Y.-L.,J. A. Thurman and S. Chiao, 2001: Influence of synoptic and mesoscale environments on heavy orographic rainfall associated with MAP IOP-2B and IOP-8. MAP newsletter, 15, 242-245.
Lin, Y.-L., S. Chiao, J. A. Thurman, M. L. Kaplan and T.-A. Wang, 2001: Essential ingredients for heavy orographic rainfall and their potential application for orographic rainfall prediction.
MAP newsletter, 15, 72-75.
Chiao, S., C.-Y. Huang and Y.- H. Kuo, 1996: MM5 numerical simulation of Typhoon Dot (1990). Atmospheric Sciences, 24, 123-144. (In Chinese with English abstract)