Volume 64 (2012)

Editorial

Dynamic meteorology

PV-θ view of the zonal mean state of the atmosphere Aarnout Jan van Delden, Yvonne B.L. Hinssen
Simulations and scaling of horizontal convection Mehmet Ilıcak, Geoffrey K. Vallis
A new approximation for the dynamics of topographic Rossby waves Yosef Ashkenazy, Nathan Paldor, Yair Zarmi
A comparison of two identification and tracking methods for polar lows Lan Xia, Matthias Zahn, Kevin I. Hodges, Frauke Feser
Multi-scale variability of winds in the complex topography of southwestern Norway Marius O. Jonassen, Haraldur Ólafsson, Joachim Reuder, Jan A. Olseth

Data assimilation and predictability

Data denial experiments for extratropical transition Doris Anwender, Carla Cardinali, Sarah C. Jones
Simultaneous global and limited-area ensemble data assimilation using joint states Young-noh Yoon, Brian R. Hunt, Edward Ott, Istvan Szunyogh
Ensemble clustering in deterministic ensemble Kalman filters Javier Amezcua, Kayo Ide, Craig H. Bishop, Eugenia Kalnay
North Atlantic variability driven by stochastic forcing in a simple model Rebecca Legatt, Igor V. Polyakov, Uma S. Bhatt, Xiangdong Zhang, Roman V. Bekryaev
Impacts of cloud flare-ups on hurricane intensity resulting from departures from balance laws T. N. Krishnamurti, Anu Simon, Mrinal Kanti Biswas, Christopher Davis
HOAPS precipitation validation with ship-borne rain gauge measurements over the Baltic Sea Karl Bumke, Karsten Fennig, Alexander Strehz, Rebekka Mecking, Marc Schröder
A modified atmospheric non-hydrostatic model on low aspect ratio grids Wen-Yih Sun, Oliver M. Sun, Kazuhisa Tsuboki
Predicting flow reversals in chaotic natural convection using data assimilation Kameron Decker Harris, El Hassan Ridouane, Darren L. Hitt, Christopher M. Danforth
Four-dimensional variational data assimilation for a limited area model Nils Gustafsson, Xiang-Yu Huang, Xiaohua Yang, Kristian Mogensen, Magnus Lindskog, Ole Vignes, Tomas Wilhelmsson, Sigurdur Thorsteinsson

Numerical weather prediction

Climate dynamics and climate modelling

Atlantic hurricanes and associated insurance loss potentials in future climate scenarios: limitations of high-resolution AGCM simulations Christoph C. Raible, Sabine Kleppek, Marc Wüest, David N. Bresch, Akio Kitoh, Hiroyuki Murakami, Thomas F. Stocker
Specification of wet-day daily rainfall quantiles from the mean value Rasmus E. Benestad, Doug Nychka, Linda O. Mearns

Physical oceanography

The leaky funnel model revisited Anne Mouchet, Eric Deleersnijder, Francois Primeau

Thematic cluster: Parameterization of lakes in numerical weather prediction and climate models

Parameterisation of sea and lake ice in numerical weather prediction models of the German Weather Service Dmitrii Mironov, Bodo Ritter, Jan-Peter Schulz, Michael Buchhold, Martin Lange, Ekaterina Machulskaya
Data assimilation and parametrisation of lakes in HIRLAM Laura Rontu, Kalle Eerola, Ekaterina Kourzeneva, Bertel Vehviläinen
Climate data for parameterisation of lakes in Numerical Weather Prediction models Ekaterina Kourzeneva, Eric Martin, Yurii Batrak, Patrick Le Moigne
On the contribution of lakes in predicting near-surface temperature in a global weather forecasting model G. Balsamo, R. Salgado, E. Dutra, S. Boussetta, T. Stockdale, M. Potes
Climate change impact on thermal and oxygen regime of shallow lakes Sergey Golosov, Arkady Terzhevik, Ilia Zverev, Georgiy Kirillin, Cristof Engelhardt
Numerical modelling of snow and ice thicknesses in Lake Vanajavesi, Finland Yu Yang, Matti Leppäranta, Bin Cheng, Zhijun Li